Express News Service

RBI to launch pilot for retail digital rupee on December 1 

The central bank commenced the first pilot in the wholesale segment on November 1, 2022. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a digital form of currency notes issued by the RBI.

16 hours ago

Babu-turned-entrepreneur held for duping homebuyers

The accused, identified as Neh Srivastav, was at one stage undersecretary in the government and had taken voluntary retirement after the registration of an FIR.

27 Nov 2022

Rift in Bengal BJP: Pro-CAA rally fails to draw state party leaders

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had strongly opposed the contentious act and had recently reiterated that her government would not allow CAA in Bengal.

27 Nov 2022

Haryana’s land request diluting Punjab’s right: Shiromani Akali Dal

Led by party president Sukhbir Singh Badal apprised the governor of Punjab’s inalienable right over Chandigarh which had been reiterated by central govt repeatedly.

27 Nov 2022

Pro-Pak slogan: BJP leader booked for posting 'fabricated' video of Bharat Jodo Yatra

The complainant Congress leader, in his complaint, alleged that the MP BJP leader posted a fabricated video (of the Yatra) to provoke and mislead people.

27 Nov 2022

Punjab farmers back in protest mode, march to Raj Bhavan with old demands

Similarly farmers from 15 farmer unions of Haryana marched towards Haryana Raj Bhavan from Panchkula and were stopped at the Chandigarh-Haryana border.

27 Nov 2022

Shinde, MLAs return to Assam’s Kamakhya temple for ‘gratitude’

Shinde said they all arrived at the invitation of his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma who heads the state’s BJP-led government.

27 Nov 2022

Mangaluru auto blast suspect was 'inspired' by terror outfit with a global network: Top cop

In August, Shivamogga police had declared Shariq as a wanted in connection with a case of communal tension in Shivamogga in which two persons were allegedly stabbed over Savarkar's posters.

21 Nov 2022

Congress wants Bommai to step down over voter ID theft allegations

On one hand, the CM claimed that it was a baseless allegation, but on the other, he asked the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) commissioner to lodge an FIR.

20 Nov 2022

Farmers target Mann, say govt betrayed them

The unions have been protesting at half-a-dozen locations along Amritsar-Pathankot, Jalandhar-Pathankot, and Chandigarh-Patiala highways.

20 Nov 2022

Pakistan: Khalistani terrorist dies of drug overdose

He reportedly died on Friday at a military hospital in Pakistan, where he was shifted from a private hospital.

20 Nov 2022

Elgar accused Navlakha walks out of jail after two yrs

On November 10, the Supreme Court, in response to his application, directed that he be put under house arrest for a month with certain conditions.

20 Nov 2022

Puri launches Toilet 2.0 drive for urban areas

The World Toilet Day Event was preceded by three days of intensive capacity development workshops. 

20 Nov 2022

After bypoll win, Left hopes for larger share of pie

After Munugode, the CPI and CPM parties have become active.

20 Nov 2022

43 Sabarimala pilgrims from Andhra hurt in mishap

Kerala Health Minister Veena George monitored the rescue operation and instructed the officials concerned to provide better treatment to the injured.

20 Nov 2022