‘Uddhav should come to Assam for vacation,’ Himanta Biswa Sarma’s dig amid political turmoil in Maharashtra: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The scales seem to be tilting towards the Eknath Shinde faction in the tussle to control the Shiv Sena, with nearly 40 of the party’s 55 MLA said to be rallying behind the rebel leader. Chief minister and Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray has vacated the official CM residence and moved to his … Read more

Center announces for ‘Agnive incentives’, offers talks as continue in many states: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: As protest against the new Agnipath recruitment scheme continued on Saturday, the Centre on Saturday announced several incentives for “Agniveers” and assured the protesters that they would look into any grievances “with an open mind”. In an effort defuse the tension, both the home and defense ministries promised to reserve 10 per cent … Read more

prophet: 25 FIRs lodged in Ranchi amid tension over Prophet remarks; Bengal LoP stopped from going to violence-hit Howrah: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Tensions prevailed across several cities in north India on Sunday, two days after riotous protests broke out against the controversial remarks by BJP’s now-sacked two functionaries on Prophet Muhammad. In Jharkhand, a slew of FIRs have been filed against “thousands of people” who protested on Friday. Police remains heavily in sensitive areas, but … Read more

Two dead in Ranchi; Net snapped in parts of Bengal as protests erupt over Prophet remarks: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Two persons succumbed to gunshot wounds in Ranchi, Jharkhand, and fresh violence broke out in West Bengal’s Howrah on Saturday as prevailed in several parts of the country a day after riotous protests against the controversial remarks by BJP’s now-sacked two functionaries on Prophet Muhammad. Authorities suspended Internet and tightened security in the … Read more

Nupur Sharma Statement: Remarks against Prophet; BJP acts against 2 office-bearers Nupur Sharma and Naveen Zindal; Latest developments | India News

NEW DELHI: After remarks by its spokesperson Nupur Sharma against Prophet Mohammad, the BJP suspended her from the party’s primary membership and expelled the media head of its Delhi unit, Naveen Kumar Jindal. The BJP now is desperate to salvage its relations with Islamic, especially Arab nations, with Iran, Kuwait, and Qatar who have summoned … Read more

SC to hear Gyanvapi mosque survey case today: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday stalled Gyanvapi mosque survey related proceedings before a Varanasi court for a day after the mosque management committee a concerted attempt is under way to widen the ambit of a suit seeking right to worship of deities inside the mosque. Here are the latest developments:* Allahabad high court … Read more

Flood conditions foreigners in Assam, landlsides in Arunachal: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Assam is reeling under floods, with heavy rainfall and landslides affecting lives in many districts. The flood situation in the state deteriorated with the number of affected increasing to 6.62 lakh in 27 districts and the toll rising to nine with one more person losing his life in Darrang district. Here are the … Read more

Nationwide curfew follows Sri Lanka violence; Mahinda faces calls for arrest: Key developments

NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka’s armed forces were ordered on Tuesday to shoot at any persons damaging public property or threatening lives, Defense Ministry spokesman Nalin Herath said. The island nation has been rocked by a bout of violence that has left at least eight people dead and 200 injured amid its worst economic crisis in … Read more

Ukraine war top developments: Putin claims victory in Mariupol, Biden unveils new $800 million aid package

Nearly two months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin declared the port of Mariupol “liberated”, despite hundreds of defenders still holding out inside a giant steel works. In a televised meeting with his defense minister inside the Kremlin, Putin said there was no need for a final confrontation with the last defenders who … Read more