Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor in connection with a money-laundering probe against him and others. Rana Kapoor was arrested after a second day of interrogation by the ED in Mumbai. He was questioned for over 15 hours yesterday and was arrested early this morning. His...
The country’s total number of positive cases of Coronavirus reached 30 on Thursday after a person in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh tested positive. Earlier on Thursday, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan confirmed that 29 were tested positive for the virus in the country till March 4. Speaking in Rajya Sabha,...
Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi was seen donning his lawyer’s coat on Wednesday after over three decades of stepping down from active participation in law proceedings. Gogoi took up a batch of petitions against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed by the Union government...
Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the Assam government led by Sarbananda Sonowal has requested the Centre to reject the recently published National Register of Citizens (NRC). Addressing the media in Guwahati, Minister Sarma said that even the party has urged Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, to dismiss the...
History will be created on Thursday when Jammu and Kashmir, which has been part of the Union of India since 1947, will cease to be a state and will be bifurcated into two Union Territories. IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu and RK Mathur, who have been appointed the new Lieutenant...
Ahead of the 3rd Guwahati International Film Festival, National Award-winning Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Wednesday called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter’s office in Janata Bhawan and discussed various issues related to the development of film industry in the State. https://twitter.com/sarbanandsonwal/status/1189554406850646018 Informing the filmmaker about the State...
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reiterated his stand on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said that Narendra Modi led BJP government would bring the CAB and get it passed to accord citizenship to all Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist and Christian refugees living in India. https://twitter.com/BJP4India/status/1178974723956342784 Shah was addressing the public...
The Indian festival of Navratri has been derived from two words— “Nav”+”Ratri”, which means “nine nights” in English. This festival is prevalent throughout India, but it is more prominent in the State of Gujarat and Bengal. Hindus celebrate this festival to express their devotion to the goddess of power, Durga....
Indian cricket star Rohit Sharma will launch Rohit4Rhinos campaign, in partnership with WWF India and Animal Planet, to help build awareness for the need to conserve the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros or the Indian Rhino. https://twitter.com/ImRo45/status/1169152354337398784 In a campaign launching on Animal Planet to commemorate World Rhino Day on September 22, Rohit...
Eight United States-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters were inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Pathankot Air Force station on Tuesday. The addition of the Apache fleet will bring in lethal firepower with great accuracy and significantly enhance the IAF’s combat capabilities. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1168751147458260992 On the occasion, Chief of Air...