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'It's been a perfect journey': Tennis legend Roger Federer bids tearful farewell to tennis

#RogerFederer finally bid adieu to the sport he loved so much on September 23 night in London. #Federer played his last match at the Laver Cup alongside #RafaelNadal. Representing Team Europe, the duo, often called as 'Fedal', lost to Team World.

published on : 24th September 2022

Five members of a family die in landslide in Thodupuzha

Five members of a family were killed in a landslide that occurred at Kudayathoor near Thodupuzha in the Idukki district following the heavy rain that lashed early morning on Monday. The house of Soman of Maliyekkal Colony, Sangaman Junction, Kudayathoor vanished without a trace, as huge rocks and earth fell on it following the landslide.

published on : 29th August 2022

WATCH| Justice UU Lalit sworn in as 49th CJI; announces three major reforms

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit took oath as the 49th Chief Justice of India on August 27. President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Former CJI Justice NV Ramana, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers were present at the ceremony. On the eve of him taking charge from outgoing CJI NV Ramana, Lalit highlighted three areas in which he intends to work during his tenure.

published on : 27th August 2022

Illegal structures outside Noida flat of politician Shrikant Tyagi bulldozed

Uttar Pradesh government officials on Monday morning used a bulldozer to remove encroachment done by absconding politician #ShrikantTyagi outside his #Noida residence. The action was carried out around 9 am by the Noida Authority to remove the illegal structures outside Tyagi's ground floor apartment in Grand Omaxe society in the city's Sector 93B, an official told PTI. Tyagi had encroached a portion of the common area of the society in front of his flat by constructing temporary structures using pillars and tiles.

published on : 8th August 2022

BJP pulls up Congress for "demeaning" President Draupadi Murmu; demands apology

The BJP on July 28 accused the Congress of "demeaning" President Droupadi Murmu and demanded an apology after its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury called her "rashtrapatni". Chowdhury, however, claimed it was a mistake and he did not call Droupadi Murmu ‘rashtrapatni’ deliberately. The issue was raised inside Parliament as women MPs, including Nirmala Sitharaman, protested against Adhir Chowdhury.  

published on : 28th July 2022

India's first tribal woman President Droupadi Murmu takes oath; 'watershed moment', says Modi

Droupadi Murmu scripts history by becoming the first-ever tribal woman to hold President's post. She is also the youngest to hold the office of the President, adding more to her many firsts. Murmu, who is now the second woman President of the country, was administered the oath of office by CJI NV Ramana on Monday. Prior to the ceremony she visited Rashtrapati Bhavan where she was received by the outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind.

published on : 25th July 2022

'She is solely responsible for what is happening in country': SC blasts Nupur Sharma

The Supreme Court on July 1st came down heavily on suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma for her comments on Prophet Mohammad. SC said that Nupur Sharma's remarks were disturbing and 'smack of arrogance'. Accusing the leader of “igniting emotions across the country” with her “disturbing” remarks, the apex court said that she owed the nation an apology. Referring to her apology for the Prophet remarks, the apex court also said that it was too late and her comment led to unfortunate incidents.

published on : 1st July 2022

2002 Gujarat riots: Activist Teesta Setalvad arrested; Probe underway to find role of others

Activist Teesta Setalvad is handed over to Ahmedabad Crime branch by Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) early on June 26.Teesta Setalvad was detained by the Gujarat ATS on June 25 a day after the SC's verdict in the 2002 Gujarat Riot Case.

published on : 27th June 2022

Prophet remarks row: ISIS claims Gurdwara explosion in Kabul, says attack as retaliation

Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) or ISIS claimed responsibility for the Karte Parwan Gurdwara attack in Kabul. It issued a statement, saying that the attack was a retaliation for 'insults' on Prophet Muhammad made by two former BJP functionaries. According to official reports, two civilians, including a Sikh man and a Muslim security guard, were killed and seven others wounded.

published on : 19th June 2022

Protests against 'Agnipath' scheme turn violent in Bihar; trains torched

Trains were set afire, window panes of buses smashed and passersby, including a ruling BJP MLA, pelted with stones on Thursday in Bihar by Army job aspirants whose protest against the Centre's short-term recruitment scheme, ' #Agnipath ', continued for the second consecutive day.

published on : 16th June 2022

Prophet Row: Al-Qaeda warns of suicide attacks; Delhi Police files FIR against Nupur Sharma

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has issued a chilling warning of carrying out 'suicide bombings' in Delhi, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat in a bid to take avenge of the insult to the Prophet Mohammed. Meanwhile, Suspended BJP spokesperson #nupursharma , expelled leader Naveen Jindal and journalist Saba Naqvi have been booked by the #delhipolice Police among others for allegedly spreading hate messages amid the row over the comments made about the Prophet.

published on : 13th June 2022

Prophet row: Violence erupts; Two dead in Ranchi, over 200 arrested in UP

In a recent development, two people died and many including security personnel were critically injured in the violence that erupted in Ranchi on June 10. The incident took place during the protest against suspended #BJP leader #NupurSharma who made controversial remarks on #ProphetMuhammad.

published on : 12th June 2022

Prophet row: Bulldozers raze 'illegal properties' of protesters for 2nd day in UP

The Yogi government has been unsparing against the protesters who allegedly indulged in violence while they took to the streets on June 10 to protest the controversial remarks made by BJP leaders against Prophet Mohammed. Bulldozers were used to raze the 'illegal properties' of the protesters. The operation has been underway in Kanpur and Prayagraj.

published on : 12th June 2022

Prophet Row: Shutdown in Srinagar, mobile internet suspended; Pan India protests against Nupur

Parts of Kashmir observed a shutdown on June 10 over the controversial remarks by two now-suspended BJP leaders against Prophet Mohammad while the authorities snapped mobile Internet as a precautionary measure. Several Muslim nations, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Indonesia and Iran, as well as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation have officially protested their statements and demanded an apology.

published on : 10th June 2022

Prophet row: Delhi Police gives security to Nupur Sharma, her family

The Delhi Police has provided security to suspended BJP spokesperson #nupursharma and her family after an FIR was registered on a complaint that she was getting death threats over her controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad.

published on : 7th June 2022

Prophet row: Nupur Sharma withdraws her comment; BJP expels Naveen, suspends Nupur

The BJP suspended #NupurSharma and expelled Naveen Kumar Jindal after their alleged derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad. #BJP also issued a statement aimed at assuaging the concerns of minorities and distancing itself from these members. Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia have condemned remarks on #prophetmuhammad .

published on : 6th June 2022

Thomas Cup 2022 | My son is a champion now: H S Prannoy’s father

The Indian Badminton Team made history on May 15th by dominating their Indonesian opponents to win the 2022 #ThomasCup in Bangkok, Thailand. India won the Thomas Cup for the first time in the tournament's history, defeating 14-time champions Indonesia 3-0. During an interaction with the New Indian Express, P Sunilkumar -- father of H S Prannoy shared his joy of India winning the Thomas Cup, about Prannoy's #Badminton journey and many more.

published on : 20th May 2022

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: AG Perarivalan walks free after 31 years | Case timeline

The Supreme Court on May 18 ordered the release of #AG Perarivalan, a life-term convict in the former Pime Minster Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case. The top court invoked its powers under Art 142 as his mercy plea kept shuttling between Governor and President. Article 142 enables the court to pass orders to do complete justice in a case. The Court can extend itself to end a dispute in a manner which would befit the facts of the case in such instances

published on : 18th May 2022

Jahangirpuri demolition drive: NDMC stops anti-encroachment drive following SC order

Bulldozers razed several structures in violence-hit #Jahangirpuri on Wednesday during an anti-encroachment drive by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation but it was stopped within hours following a Supreme Court order. The anti-encroachment drive continued even after the Supreme Court directed authorities to stop it. An NDMC official, requesting anonymity, said the drive continued because of the absence of a written order from the Supreme Court.

published on : 20th April 2022

ICC Women's World Cup: Can India stop the Australian juggernaut?

With two wins needed in three games, India will be up against the mighty Australians who have steamrolled every opponent so far. Can Mithali Raj and Co. stop the ODI juggernaut and bag a crucial win in their World Cup campaign?

published on : 18th March 2022
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