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BMC files police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood for allegedly converting a residential building in Mumbai’s Juhu into a hotel. Notably, Sonu Sood had given the same six-storey building for quarantining medical professionals last year when the lockdown was imposed by the government to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital

Former team India captain and the incumbent president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said he is feeling “absolutely fine” while leaving a private hospital in Kolkata. Notably, Sourav Ganguly was admitted to the private hospital last week after he complained of chest pain and had to...

4 dead, several injured as Trump supporters storm US Capitol

In an unprecedented assault on democracy in the US, a mob of thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol and clashed with security forces. The clashes resulted in four deaths, including a woman who was shot by a police officer, whereas three others died in medical emergencies, Washington DC Police...

20,346 fresh COVID-19 cases, 222 deaths in a day in India

The health ministry on Thursday informed that 20,346 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 1.03 crore. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress reorganisation finalised?

The reorganization of the Pradesh Congress is almost finalized. The list of people to be inducted into the Pradesh Congress has been sent to the AICC general secretary, Ajay Maken for his approval. Maken initially had some objections over a few names in the list sent by the PCC president, Govind Singh Dotasara which was...

Yet another rape case in UP! 50-year-old gangraped, brutalised & killed

A 50-year-old Anganwadi worker who had gone to a temple to offer prayers was allegedly gangraped and killed in the Ughaiti area of Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district, media reports said citing police. She was also brutalised, the reports said. Two people have been arrested in the case. Also Read: New COVID strain: 13 more UK returnees...

New COVID strain: 13 more UK returnees test positive, total at 71

Thirteen more people have tested positive for the new COVID variant in India, taking the total number of infected people to 71. All the people who tested positive had returned from the UK where the strain was first found. Media reports quoting the health ministry said as of now, there have been 71 positive cases...

Boris Johnson cancels Republic Day visit to India

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his visit to India, media reports said. The announcement came after Johnson announced a fresh lockdown in the United Kingdom over the new COVID strain. Boris Johnson was to be the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi. This was also the first bilateral...

Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan transfers 366 officers in 24 hours

The Ashok Gehlot government has affected a large-scale reshuffle of the bureaucracy, police services, state administrative services, and also the forest service. The Chief Minister after affecting the reshuffle of bureaucracy in which 21 IAS officers, 56 IPS officers, and 28 forest service officers were transferred continued with the reshuffle process by transferring 183...

Second phase of local body elections in Rajasthan on Jan 28

The Rajasthan Election Commission has announced the elections for the 90 local bodies of 20 districts in the state on January 28. Of the 90 local bodies, one – Ajmer – is a municipal corporation, nine are municipal councils while 80 are municipal bodies. The state election commission will issue notification for the election on...

Bollywood actors Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan put in quarantine in Taj after FIR

Bollywood actor Sohail Khan and his brother Arbaaz Khan and one more person have been put under quarantine by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The Bollywood actor-producer Sohail Khan, his son Nirvaan Khan and brother Arbaaz Khan will have to be in quarantine at Taj Lands End hotel in Mumbai. Also Read: India’s S-400 Rusian deal...

India’s S-400 Rusian deal may earn it a US sanctions: Report

India may face US sanctions following its multi-billion dollar deal to purchase the Russian-made S-400 air defence system, a US Congressional report has warned. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) in its latest report to Congress, said India is “eager for more technology-sharing and co-production initiatives, while the United States urges more reforms in...