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Manish Sisodia says CBI, ED may arrest him in 3-4 days

New Delhi: A day after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, he made a “prophecy” of his arrest in coming days. “CBI or ED will arrest me in next three-four days. However, we will not be scared. They won’t be able to break us,” he said at a press conference....

Covid-19: India records 13,272 new cases, 36 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 13,272  new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 36 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,27,289. The daily positivity rate is 4.21 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 3.87...

IAF begins rescue op for Italian mountaineer at Kun in Ladakh

Leh:  The Indian Air Force on Friday launched a rescue operation to evacuate an Italian mountaineer stuck in the Kun Mountain in Ladakh. The IAF deployed Cheetal helicopter for the mission. The mountaineer has been identified as Federico Nicoli. According to reports, two attempts had already been made to rescue him, and the operation is...

CBI raids Manish Sisodia’s residence, other locations in excise policy case

New Delhi: A team of CBI reached the residence of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday morning for a raid in relation to the excise policy case. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi has been accused of a scam in the excise policy. The CBI raided 21 locations, including the premises...

Covid-19: India records 15,754 new cases, 47 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 15,754 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health ministry said on Friday morning. As many as 47 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,27,253. The daily positivity rate is 3.47 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 3.9...

Dolo-650 in SC: PIL says makers gave Rs 1,000 crore freebies to doctors to promote drug

  New Delhi: A PIL in the Supreme Court on Thursday accused manufacturers of anti-fever medicine Dolo-650 of distributing freebies worth around Rs 1,000 crore to doctors for prescribing the drug. The PIL was filed by the Federation of Medical and Sales Representatives Association of India. “Over Rs 1,000 crore freebies have been given by...

Moga: Dalit basketball player thrown off stadium roof after rape bid; no headway 5 days on

Moga: An 18-year-old basketball player was thrown off a 25-feet-high roof of an indoor stadium in Moga district of Punjab when she resisted a rape attempt. She is currently undergoing treatment for multiple fractures in her legs and jaw. The incident took place on August 12, but her family claims no action has been taken...

Centre blocks 8 YouTube channels for ‘fake, anti-India content’

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday banned seven Indian and one Pakistan-based YouTube news channels for reportedly broadcasting fake anti-India content. The channels were blocked under IT Rules 2021, according to the Information & Broadcasting ministry. The blocked channels have over 114 crore views and 85.73 lakh subscribers, it added. “Fake anti-India content was...

Covid-19: India records 12,608 new cases, 72 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 12,608 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday morning. As many as 72 patients succumbed to the infection during this period, taking the overall death toll to 5,27,206. The daily positivity rate was 3.48 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 4.2...

No flats for Rohingya in Delhi, Home Ministry clarifies

New Delhi: The Rohingya community living in Delhi will not get any flat, as announced by Minister for Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri earlier in the day. The Union Home Ministry has clarified that no such benefits had been announced. “With respect to news reports in certain sections of media regarding Rohingya illegal...

Kerala court: Sexual harassment case won’t stand if woman wearing sexually provocative dress

Kozhikode: A court in Kerala has raked up controversy with his comments during a bail hearing in a sexual harassment case. The Kozhikode Sessions Court in Kerala was hearing a bail petition by author and social activist Civic Chandran. The judge observed that charge of sexual harassment did not stand when a woman was wearing...

Rohingya refugees in Delhi to get flats, police protection

New Delhi: Rohingya refugees in Delhi will get flats and police protection, Union Minister for Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday. “India has always welcomed those who have sought refuge in the country. In a landmark decision all #Rohingya #Refugees will be shifted to EWS flats in Bakkarwala area of Delhi....