Clampdown & unclear policy, crypto exchange founders leaving India

MULTIPLE INDIAN entrepreneurs and developers in the Web 3.0 space are moving out of the country in a bid to shift base to more crypto-friendly destinations. The co-founders of India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange WazirX, Nischal Shetty and Siddharth Menon, have moved to Dubai with their families. Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal is also among those who … Read more

Gujarat 2002 cases | Moving key riot trials out to indicting state: What Supreme Court once said and did

Dismissing the appeal by Zakia Jafri, wife of former Congress MP Ahsan Jafri who was killed during the 2002 Gujarat riots, against the Special Investigation Team clean chit to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others over allegations of conspiracy in the riots, the Supreme Court, in its judgment three days ago, referred to proceedings … Read more

Lok Sabha Bypoll: Simranjit Mann makes AAP bite dust in Punjab CM’s own turf

In politics you can’t write off anyone. Simranjit Singh Mann is a perfect example of it. Twenty-three years (1999) after winning his last major elections from Sangrur, he almost faded into oblivion. His worst came in 2019 Lok Sabha elections where he had to undergo the ignominy of losing his security deposit. But keeping faith … Read more

Bypoll results takeaways: BJP breaches SP bastions in UP; setback for AAP in Punjab | India News

NEW DELHI: It was a big boost for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh and setback for AAP in Punjab as the results for bypolls Held in three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats across five states and Delhi were announced on Sunday. Here are the key takeaways from the results …Lok Sabha bypolls: BJP dominates … Read more

New headache for cops: Cyber ​​criminals buying personal data in bulk

“Dear customer, your account with xxxx has been suspended. Please complete your KYC (know your customer) with this link…”; “Dear user, Please update your KYC for your account with this link/number…”; “Dear customer, you have earned Rs 5000 worth reward points on your account xxx…” These are just some of the bulk messages received on … Read more

The Sunday Profile | A Maharashtra rerun, and the Comeback Man: Devendra Fadnavis

AT 51, Devendra Fadnavis is younger than the number of years Sharad Pawar has spent in electoral politics. Last week, the BJP leader achieved the near impossible in Maharashtra by outsmarting the grand old man of state politics and stealing power from right under his nose. Pawar, as reported by this paper, didn’t mince his … Read more

Attractive scholarships, job opportunities across Europe drawing Indian students to Italy | India News

Ambika Subhash from Bengaluru is a student at the University of Milan in Italy. After graduating in business management from Bangalore University in 2009, she worked for 10 years in various companies across sectors before she decided to fulfill her dream of joining a master’s program abroad. An unfortunate accident in 2018, however, left her … Read more

‘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

Modi listening, Xi: Cold War mentality, bloc confrontation must be abandoned

WITH PRIME Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin listening, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday said the “must abandon Cold War mentality” and “confrontation block” — and “oppose unilateral sanctions and abuse of sanctions”. Xi’s references to the Cold War and blocs at the annual summit of the five-nation group appeared to target … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis key points: 3 more MLAs join Eknath Shinde camp in Guwahati | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid political instability in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, three more Shiv Sena’s rebel MLAs reached Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, Assam on Thursday morning. A resolution approved by the Shiv Sena Legislature Party, signed by 34 MLAs, stating that rebel leader Eknath Shinde Continues to be the leader has … Read more