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Sidhu Moosewala’s mother expecting another child at 58, due in March

NEW DELHI: Late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala’s parents are expecting another child, sources close to the family have revealed. It has been confirmed by family insiders to Tribune that Sidhu’s mother, Charan Singh, underwent IVF treatment, which resulted in a successful conception. The new addition to the family is expected in March. Sidhu had been […]

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal summoned by ED for 8th time

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued its eighth summons to Delhi’s Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, in connection with the excise policy money laundering case. Kejriwal, who leads the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), had disregarded the preceding seven summonses. According to media reports, the agency has requested Arvind Kejriwal to present himself before them […]

PM announces 4 Gaganyaan crew members ‘taking 140 cr Indian to space’

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remarked that India’s growing influence on the global stage is evident in its space endeavours, particularly highlighted by the announcement of the names of four astronauts selected for the nation’s Gaganyaan human space flight mission. The PM conferred astronaut credentials upon the four people chosen for the […]

INLD leader’s horrific murder: Possible motive revealed in accused list

NEW DELHI: One year before the fatal shooting of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Nafe Singh Rathi in Haryana’s Jhajjar district, he faced allegations of encouraging the suicide of a BJP leader. Now, Rathi’s family alleges that relatives of the BJP leader orchestrated the assassination plot against the INLD leader. In January of the […]

Punjab dam in India ceases River Ravi water flow to Pakistan

NEW DELHI: The completion of the Shahpur Kandi Barrage on the River Ravi after 45 years has resulted in India halting water flow to Pakistan, marking a significant change in water allocation starting from February 25, according to media reports, This action would be advantageous for the Jammu and Kashmir region in terms of agricultural […]

Gyanvapi mosque: Hindu rituals to carry on in cellar after Allahabad HC dismisses plea

NEW DELHI: On Monday, the Allahabad High Court rejected the appeal from the Gyanvapi Mosque committee challenging the Varanasi district court’s ruling permitting prayers in a basement within the Gyanvapi mosque compound. Justice Rohit Ranjan Agarwal of the Allahabad HC delivered the verdict. “After going through the entire records of the case and after considering […]

Andhra Pradesh polls: TDP-Janasena alliance presents inaugural list of 118 candidates

AMARAVATI: In a bid to capitalise on the prevailing anti-incumbency sentiment, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Janasena Party, led by actor Pawan Kalyan, have unveiled their initial roster of candidates, comprising 118 names, for the upcoming Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh. However, the final lineup remains pending as negotiations with the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

SP MP asserts Muslims will adhere to Shariat amid Himanta’s law repeal move

NEW DELHI: In response to the Assam government’s decision to abolish the Assam Muslim Marriages and Divorces Registration Act, Samajwadi Party (SP) MP ST Hasan stated on Saturday that Muslims will adhere solely to the teachings of Shariat and the Quran. “There is no need to highlight this so much. Muslims will follow Shariat and […]

Rs 15 L from Karnataka for Rahul’s LS seat in Kerala raises storm

BENGALURU: Opposition parties in Karnataka have raised objections against the state government’s decision to grant compensation to a victim from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala. The controversy erupted as the government disbursed Rs 15 lakh ex gratia to the family of a man who was trampled to death by an elephant from Karnataka. Accusations were […]

VHP moves Calcutta HC over ‘Akbar’-‘Sita’ lion pair at Siliguri Safari Park

NEW DELHI: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)’s Bengal division has filed a petition in the Calcutta High Court contesting the decision of the West Bengal forest department to reportedly house a lion named ‘Akbar’ together with a lioness named ‘Sita’ in the same enclosure at Siliguri’s Safari Park, as per LiveLaw. The VHP filed a […]