North India Politics

Renaming hysteria trending with BJP leaders

Hours after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced the renaming of Faizabad district to Ayodhya, the Gujarat government on Tuesday, 6 November, said it was willing to rechristen Ahmedabad to ‘Karnavati’ if there were no legal hurdles. On Thursday, 8 November, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani concurred with his deputy and said that the government Read More…

North India Votes & Polls

Chhattisgarh 1st phase : 70% voting amidst 4 maoists killing , 4336 booths EVM glitches , 100000 Security deployment

Chhattisgarh recorded 70% turnout as polls ended for 18 seats spread over eight districts on Monday, in the first phase of the assembly election, while at least four Maoists were reportedly killed in an encounter with security personnel in Bijapur district. “Voting has ended, turnout is 70% till now in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Read More…

National Supreme Court

Modi government handed over Copies to petitioners : RafaleScam

The Centre on Monday complied with a Supreme Court order and handed over to petitioners, who sought a court-monitored CBI probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, the document detailing the decisions taken to procure the aircraft. The document titled “Details of the steps in the decision-making process leading to the Read More…

Companies Market

Royal Enfield’s 650cc goes International

Royal Enfield, the global leader in the mid-size motorcycle segment, on Wednesday launched the much awaited 650cc twin bikes called the Interceptor and Continental GT 650 for the international market in California. The company said both motorcycles would be launched in India later this year. Both bikes are available in three variants such as Standard, Read More…

Asia Environment Nature

Kuwait Floods : Flash floods after heavy rains in Kuwait killed one injured many

The Ministry of Health in Kauai  said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home, which was submerged in water in Al-Fahaheel area in the east. An unspecified number of people were also reported injured in traffic accidents caused by the rains. Several Read More…

Business Legal South India

BJP Ex Minister goes underground fearing arrest

Cops launch hunt for Minning Mafia  and BJP Ex Minister Janardhana Reddy. The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths are on the lookout for Ballari’s mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and his personal assistant Ali Khan over their alleged involvement in a money laundering case.  Fearing that Reddy may flee the country, police have collected his Read More…

Legal National Politics

Sivasankaran looted IDBI 600 crores and fled India thanks to CBI dilution of his LoC

In what seems to be repetition of Vijay Mallya’s case in which he fled country after defrauding Indian banks after his LoC was diluted, the Look-out-Circular against C Sivasankaran, accuses of defrauding IDBI bank to the tune of Rs 600 crore, was diluted by the CBI helping him to flee the country. India Today reported Read More…

America World

Democrats capture House majority in rebuke to Trump, Republicans retain Senate

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to block Trump’s agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny. With a House majority, Democrats will have the power to investigate Trump’s tax returns and possible conflicts of interest, Read More…

Supreme Court

SC allows followers to pay respect to Agarwal with conditions

Agarwal passed away on October 11 after undertaking a 111-day fast, demanding unrestricted flow of river Ganga.  The Supreme Court on Friday allowed followers of ‘Save Ganga’ crusader Prof GD Agarwal alias Swami Gyan Swaroop, to have ‘darshan’ and pay their last respect to the environmental activist who died after undertaking a 111-day hunger strike. Read More…

Companies Technology Women World

“Walkout For Real Change” Tsunami hits google

In Silicon Valley, women also are becoming fed up with the male-dominated composition of the technology industry’s workforce a glaring imbalance that critics say fosters unsavoury behaviour akin to a college fraternity house. Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment Read More…

Politics South India Votes & Polls

Cake walk for Anitha kumaraswamy as BJP candidate withdraws from race

With Chandrashekar’s departure from the contest, Anitha, wife of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, is facing the elections alongside five other independent candidates. (DH File Photo) In a major setback for BJP and embarrassment to its karnataka state  leaders ., ahead of the bypolls, it’s Ramanagara candidate, L Chandrashekar has withdrawn from the race declaring Read More…

Legal Supreme Court

Collegium finalises four names for elevation as Supreme Court judges

The Supreme Court collegium on Monday cleared names of justice R Subhash Reddy, justice Hemant Gupta, justice M R Shah, and justice Ajay Rastogi for elevation as Supreme Court judges. According to two people familiar with the collegium proceedings, Gujarat high court chief justice Reddy, Madhya Pradesh high court chief Justice Gupta, Patna high court Read More…

Companies Legal

Amnesty International Bengaluru offices raided by ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Thursday conducted searches at two locations here in connection with a foreign exchange contravention case against human rights watchdog Amnesty International India, officials said. They said the searches are being conducted under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and the central probe agency is looking for documents. The ED, they said, Read More…

National Politics

Removal of CBI chief by PM Modi is insult to Constitution : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid the ongoing row over the appointment and removal of CBI director. Addressing to media, Rahul Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reaction was in the panic. “He is scared that he indulged in corruption and he could get Read More…

National Russia Space Timeline

Israel to supply missile defence systems to India for $777 million

The Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile system is an operational Air and Missile Defence (AMD) system used by Israel’s navy as well as by India’s navy, air and land forces. India has awarded an additional USD 777 million deal to a leading Israeli defence firm for supplying Barak 8 LR-SAM Air and Missile Defence Systems to seven Read More…

National Opinion Social Women

Women entry will turn temple into sex tourism spot: Sabarimala board chief

The Travancore Dewasom Board president, who has earlier made misogynist comments as well, says women’s entry into the temple will also lead to security issues The chief of the board that runs Kerala’s Sabarimala temple has said that allowing women inside will lead to “immoral activities” and turn the place into a “spot for sex Read More…

Business Companies Industries Market

Super bumper Diwali harvest for E malls Portals

Diwali has come early for e-tailers like Amazon and Flipkart whose Great Indian Festival and Big Billion Days Sales got over recently. With the 5-day long sale fst, both Amazon and Flipkart have amassed a whopping Rs 15,000 crore.  RedSeer Consulting in its report said e-tailers had a better “sales performance over the five festive Read More…

Cricket Opinion Sports

Sanath Jayasuriya Charged with Corruption

Sanath Jayasuriya was the player of the tournament when Sri Lanka won the World Cup in 1996 But now Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. The 49-year-old former all-rounder is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation by the governing Read More…

National

Modi meets CEOs , experts from oil and gas sector

CEOs and Experts from the Oil and Gas sector, from both India and abroad, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The gathering included Ministers from Saudi Arabia and UAE, and CEOs and experts from organisations including Saudi ARAMCO, ADNOC, BP, Rosneft, IHS Markit, Pioneer Natural Resources Company, Emerson Electric Company, Tellurian, Mubadala Investment Company, Schlumberger Read More…

Politics Women

Twitterati support Priya Ramani with crowd fund to take on M.J.Akbar

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar on Monday filed a defamation case in Delhi’s Patiala House Court against Priya Ramani, the journalist who alleged that Akbar sexually harassed her. A statement from Akbar’s lawyers confirmed that the complaint has been filed under sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code. Read More…

Opinion Social Supreme Court Voice World

India ranks 103 out of 119 in global hunger index

According to the report, prepared by Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide, India is among the 45 countries that have “serious levels of hunger”. In 2017, India was ranked at the 100th position . India is ranked below many neighbouring countries, including China (25th spot), Nepal (72), Myanmar (68), Sri Lanka (67) and Bangladesh (86). Pakistan is Read More…

Technology World

iOS 12.0.1 users complaint software update causing new issues

Though Apple’s first update to iOS 12 has cured the iPhone charging problem, iOS version 12.0.1 is causing users to complain about frequently broken calls, network and signal connectivity problems and battery life issues, the media reported. “Since upgrading, owners of both new and old iPhones are finding their phones either don’t make or receive Read More…

Life Style Social Technology World

Data breach affected 29 million users, details impact: Facebook

Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever data theft hit fewer than the 50 million profiles it initially reported. The company said it would message affected users Read More…

Opinion Politics

PM Narendra Modi is 11th ‘avatar’ of Lord Vishnu, tweets BJP spokesperson

A Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Friday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the “11th incarnation” of Lord Vishnu, prompting ridicule by the Opposition, with the Congress calling it an “insult” to the gods. “Hon PM @narendramodi ji is the 11th #Avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu (sic),” state BJP spokesperson Avadhut Wagh said on Twitter. Hon PM Read More…

South India Supreme Court Women

Women entering Sabarimala temple has to be ripped to 2 pieces says actor

Kollam Kanjaveli Kuttilazhikathu Thulasidharan Nair is an actor in Malayalam cinema and was speaking in Kerala. Actor Kollam Thulasi who is also a supporter of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made the horrifying remark at an NDA rally that drew blank amongst Social media bloggers Actor Kollam Thulasi made a bizarre statement on Friday saying Read More…

Environment Nature Opinion South India

60 lakhs affected by cyclone Titli

 CM Naveen Patnaik stressed on quick repair of breaches in several river embankments and asked district collectors to provide cooked food to the people who were shifted to relief camps. Also the Odisha government on Friday deployed NDRF and ODRAF personnel to speed up rescue and relief operations mainly in three districts where over 60 Read More…

America Asia

India will soon find out about US sanctions: Trump

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that India “will soon find out” about his decision on the punitive CAATSA sanctions after India signed a $5 billion deal to purchase the much-vaunted S-400 air defence system from Russia. Under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA sanctions, which was amended early this year, only Read More…

Environment Nature

Cyclone ‘Titli’ makes landfall near Odisha’s Gopalpur at 126 kmph

The very severe cyclone ‘Titli’ makes landfall on early Thursday with surface wind reaching speeds of 126 kmph at Gopalpur in Odisha’s Ganjam district, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. “The process of landfall has started and it will completely cross the Odisha coast in one or two hours. The system will pass close to Read More…

America Travel

Tunnel with rail and Solar System found in Mexico California border

Officials have found what was described as a “sophisticated” cross-border tunnel likely designed for drug smuggling between the US and Mexico, that included a rail system and a solar system to provide ventilation and lighting. Agents from the US Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations and the Drug Enforcement Administration, measured that the tunnel reached 336 Read More…

Companies Market

Mahindra to offer vehicles on lease

Homegrown automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Wednesday launched a new vehicle acquisition scheme that allows customers to lease vehicles for a period of up to five years. The lease option scheme will be available on Mahindra’s personal portfolio of vehicles such as the entry level sports utility vehicle (SUV) KUV100, compact sports utility vehicle TUV300, mid-sized Read More…

Industries Market National

Rupee hit 74.39 amid Concern over fiscal deficit and rising current account deficit.

The unabated outflow of foreign funds continues to pinch Indian rupee, as domestic currency slumped by 33 paise to finish at a fresh lifetime low of 74.39 against the US dollar  on Tuesday. This is the six consecutive fall for the rupee against US dollar Earlier in the day, the domestic currency erased all its Read More…

North India Opinion Politics

Interstate war of words between Gujarat and Bihar

Interstate  political controversy has erupted over the attack on workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in Gujarat that was sparked off after a rape incident. Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday put the blame over the violence on the “crumbling” governance in BJP-ruled Gujarat while RJD raised heckles over calling the workers “migrants”. “There is Read More…

Environment Nature Timeline

Storm Titli fiercely nearing Andhra Odissa coast

A cyclonic storm, Titli, is building in the Bay of Bengal and moving towards the Andhra, Odisha coast, the weather office warned on Tuesday. The Met office also issued a red alert for the coastal areas of Odisha “Deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm Titli, is moving towards Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast,” Read More…

Cricket Sports

Prithvi Shaw 18-year-old in his debut smashed 134 against West Indies

Prithvi Shaw on Thursday become the 15th Indian to score a debut Test hundred. The 18-year-old right-hander from Mumbai smashed 134 against West Indies in Rajkot to announce his arrival at the international stage. Prithvi joins an elite list of Indian players who scored a hundred on Test debut. Here’s the complete list of all Read More…