Author: Tanu Kumari

2024 Elections: High stakes of freebies vs fiscal responsibility

NEW DELHI:As the 2024 Lok Sabha elections is ongoing , the manifestos of India’s leading political parties lay bare the intricate web of electoral promises designed to captivate voters’ imaginations and, crucially, secure their votes. Among the most discussed elements of these manifestos are the array of “freebies” that parties propose, ranging from cash transfers […]

Baijayant Panda reveals BJP’s Kendrapara plans: Insights from veteran politician

seventh phase of 2024 General Election approaches, Kendrapara in Odisha is gearing up for the polls on June 1. Rohan Dua, Executive Editor of The New Indian, interviewed Baijayant Panda, providing valuable insights into the local and national political dynamics.

Doctors arrested in Pune porsche crash scandal

NEW DELHI:In a shocking turn of events surrounding the Porsche crash in Pune, two doctors from Sassoon General Hospital have been arrested for allegedly tampering with blood samples. The incident, which resulted in the death of two IT professionals, has taken a new twist with accusations of manipulation and evidence tampering. Dr. Ajay Taware, head […]

India marks Menstrual Hygiene Day to promote period equity

NEW DELHI:As the world prepares to commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, India stands at the forefront of efforts to raise awareness and promote period equity. Menstrual Hygiene Day serves as a reminder of the importance of good menstrual hygiene practices, access to menstrual products, and the need to break the stigmas surrounding menstruation. […]

Kejriwal seeks bail extension for health reasons

NEW DELHI:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has approached the Supreme Court seeking a seven-day extension of his interim bail, citing serious health concerns. Kejriwal, who’s currently on interim bail in connection with the excise policy case, was granted bail on May 10 and is scheduled to surrender on June 2. However, his party, the Aam […]

Massive fire at Delhi baby care hospital claims lives of seven newborns

NEW DELHI :In a tragic incident that has left the nation in shock, a massive fire engulfed the Baby Care New Born Hospital in Vivek Vihar, Delhi, on Saturday night, resulting in the death of at least seven newborn babies. The fire, which broke out around 11:30 pm, quickly spread to two adjacent buildings, causing […]

Bibhav Kumar, Kejriwal’s aide, sent to 4-day custody in Maliwal case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi court today sent Arvind Kejriwal’s aide, Bibhav Kumar, to four days of judicial custody in the alleged assault case involving AAP MP Swati Maliwal. Kumar will be produced before the court on May 28. His legal team has requested the preservation of CCTV footage from the incident. Bibhav Kumar, a close […]

Mother appeals for son’s safety; grandfather questioned in Pune porsche crash

NEW DELHI:A 17-year-old boy’s involvement in a fatal Porsche crash in Pune has taken a new turn as his mother appeals to the police for protection following viral videos allegedly featuring him. The teen’s father, Vishal Agrawal, a prominent real estate developer, was apprehended after an attempt to evade authorities, involving multiple vehicles and strategies. […]

India’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme sparks debate ahead of elections

NEW DELHI:The controversy surrounding India’s “Agnipath” scheme for recruiting soldiers has intensified, with criticisms from various quarters and political parties, particularly in the lead-up to the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The scheme, designed to address the ballooning salary and pensions bill, has faced backlash for its short-term contractual basis and lack of post-service benefits like […]

Pune Porsche crash: Teen’s bail revoked, adult trial ordered

NEW DELHI:In a crucial development following the fatal Porsche crash in Pune, the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has canceled the bail of the 17-year-old involved in the accident and decided that he will be tried as an adult. The minor, who had initially been released on bail just 15 hours after his detention, will now […]

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