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Arnab Goswami gets bail from SC

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has been granted interim bail by the Supreme Court in an abetment to suicide case. Arnab Goswami had moved the apex court against the order of the Bombay High Court that denied him bail in the case. While granting interim bail to Arnab Goswami, a division bench of Justice DY...

Netflix, Hotstar, AltBalaji content to be regulated by govt

The Union government has issued a notification bringing Over-the-Top (OTT) content providers such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hotstar, Zee5 and AltBajaji under the ambit of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Not just OTT platforms, but the regulations of the Union government now apply to online news ventures and news on social media platforms...

“Wanted to make BJP stronger”, says Chirag Paswan after poll debacle

LJP chief Chirag Paswan, on Wednesday, said that his party might have won only one seat, but it was successful in achieving its goal of making BJP stronger. Notably, Chirag Paswan launched a rebellion against NDA’s chief ministerial candidate Nitish Kumar and contested from the seats where JD(U) was contesting. He made all sorts of...

BJP, JD(U) wins Bihar Assembly election

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP and comprising of JD(U) won the close contest and emerged victorious in the Bihar Assembly elections on Wednesday. The counting of votes continued well past midnight for many Assembly constituencies, but eventually, the result came in favour of the NDA. Notably, NDA won 125 seats out...

India’s COVID-19 active case tally dips below 5 lakh

The health ministry on Wednesday informed that 44,281 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 to 86.36 lakh. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...

BJP rules the roost in Assembly bypolls in MP, UP and Gujarat

The BJP has once again dwarfed the Opposition in the Assembly bypolls in the crucial states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. Not just the bypolls, but in Bihar election too, the BJP has been successful in increasing its tally in the state. It has emerged as the single largest party in Bihar surpassing...

SCO Summit: PM Modi gives stern message to China, Pakistan

Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave a stern message to Pakistan and China that also took part in the summit. PM Modi said that it was unfortunate that there were unnecessary attempts to bring bilateral issues in the SCO agenda, which was in contravention of SCO Charter...

Congress manages to win mayoral election in Om Birla’s bastion

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla suffered a rude jolt when the BJP failed to win the mayoral election in Kota South. In the municipal elections for the two corporations in the education city, the Congress won a majority in Kota North. However, in Kota South, there was a tie between the Congress and the BJP...

Pushpam Priya alleges “EVM hacked in Bihar”

Plurals Party founder and London School of Economics alumna Pushpam Priya Choudhary has alleged that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were hacked in Bihar election. Pushpam Priya Choudhary took to Twitter to make the claim. She said, “EVM HACKED IN BIHAR!” EVM HACKED IN BIHAR! — Pushpam Priya Choudhary (@pushpampc13) November 10, 2020 Notably, the claim...

BJP dwarfs Opposition in UP, MP and Gujarat bypolls

The BJP has once again dwarfed the Opposition in the Assembly bypolls in the crucial states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. Not just the bypolls, but in Bihar election too, the BJP has been successful in increasing its tally in the state. Notably, Assembly bypolls were held on November 3 in 11 states...

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay High Court rejects bail

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has moved the Supreme Court against the order of the Bombay High Court that denied him bail in an abetment to suicide case. Notably, Arnab Goswami was arrested by the Maharashtra police on November 4 from his Lower Parel residence and a magisterial court has sent him to 14 days...

Bihar Election Result: Updates

Bihar election is being seen as a litmus test for the ruling NDA at the Centre and the state. While the NDA was facing a lot of flak from the Opposition on several issues, PM Narendra Modi tried his best to woo the Bihar voters by making a host of promises including free COVID-19 vaccine....