MSC Bank fraud: ED raids multiple premises linked to Shiv Sena leader Arjun Khotkar

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided multiple premises linked to Shiv Sena leader and former minister Arjun Khotkar in Aurangabad and nearby areas on Friday. According to sources, the raids were carried out in relation to the Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank scam. Raids began early in the morning at some of the…

Protect the institution from targeted attacks, CJI tells lawyers on Constitution Day

Speaking at the Constitution Day celebration on the Supreme Court premises on Friday, the Chief Justice of India (CJI), Justice NV Ramana, encouraged lawyers to remember the “dual significance and role” played by lawyers in the framing of the Constitution and their responsibility to “educate the…

I am here to protect you as a father, brother: CM Stalin to Tamil Nadu women

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday, November 26, released a video saying that he was “pained” by recent reports of sexual harassment of students. In the video message tweeted to mark International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), he said: “It is a shame that these kinds of…

BJP, Congress join hands to throw eggs at BJD leaders in Odisha

The Biju Janata Dal has found itself facing an unexpected alliance of political parties recently — the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party — united against it in launching an unusual ‘egg attack’. After BJP supporters hurled eggs at the convoy of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Puri on Wednesday,…

Shakti Mills gang rape case: Bombay HC asks Maha govt to “shun unscientific two-finger test”

While dismissing an appeal filed by an accused in the Shakti Mills gang rape case of 2013, the Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government to “take necessary steps to shun all such unscientific and heavily criticized ‘two finger tests’.” “It appears that the Government of Maharashtra has formulated…

26/11: Ajmal Kasab was hanged in India. What is the status of trial in Pakistan?

Thirteen years ago, on this day, 10 terrorists from Pakistan began bloodbath in Mumbai, which was shell-shocked for four days. More than 165 people lost their lives. One of the 10 terrorists, identified as Ajmal Kasab, was captured alive. He was from Pakistan’s Faridkot district. Ajmal Kasab was captured on the night…

Loud ‘boom’ heard in Mandya, Ramanagara districts of Karnataka

Amysterious loud boom was heard in Mandya and Ramanagara districts of Karnataka on Friday afternoon. Police said nothing was found on the ground. However, they suspect it was a supersonic boom. According to information, the natural disaster cell also did not pick up any seismic activity, ruling out the possibility of…

Villagers wade through heavy-flowing river as rain washes away bridge in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri | Video

Heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri district washed away a bridge there, forcing villagers to cross a river stream using just a rope and a helping hand. As the bridge in Krishnagiri washed away due to incessant rainfall, many locals, including women and children, were spotted standing in a queue and…

Constitution Day: Rahul Gandhi says need to ensure Constitution isn’t reduced to piece of paper

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, while wishing the nation on the occasion of Constitution Day on Friday, November 26, said justice and rights should be ensured equal for everyone so that the Constitution does not become just a paper. “It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure the same,” he said. His…

Farmers’ movement will be remembered for arrogance of BJP govt: Priyanka Gandhi

With the protests against the Centre’s farm laws completing a year, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said the agitation will be remembered for the farmers’ unshakable ‘satyagraha’, the “martyrdom of 700 farmers” and the arrogance of the “ruthless” BJP…