India

Uttarakhand govt extends VIP darshan ban, prohibits videography

Uttarakhand's Chief Secretary Radha Raturi has announced the extension of the ban on VIP darshan for the Char Dham Yatra until May 31, 2024.

FIR lodged against Delhi CM’s PS for alleged assault

NEW DELHI – An FIR has been filed against Bibhav Kumar, the Personal Secretary (PS) to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, under sections 354, 506, 509, and 323 of the IPC for allegedly assaulting AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal. The incident reportedly occurred at the Chief Minister’s residence on May 13. Swati Maliwal initially […]

Spices forum urges action on Ethylene Oxide issues

Kochi: In response to recent rejections on specific spice exports by Singapore and Hong Kong due to Ethylene Oxide (EtO) presence, the Indian spice industry has urged immediate action to address concerns around food safety and export quality standards.   At a press conference organised by the All-India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF) and attended by […]

Fourth suspect arrested in Nijjar murder

Canadian authorities have arrested a fourth Indian national in connection with the murder of Khalistan separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Amandeep Singh, 22, was charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder, making his first court appearance on May 11. This arrest follows the earlier detention of three other Indian nationals—Karan Brar, Kamalpreet Singh, both 22, and Karanpreet Singh, 28—who were arrested on May 3 in Edmonton.

Shyam Rangeela’s nomination among 33 rejected in Varanasi

The Election Commission of India has rejected the nominations of 33 candidates, including comedian Shyam Rangeela, for the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency where PM Narendra Modi is contesting for this term after completing two terms from the same constituency.