As Raisi Hails Iran’s “Freedoms”, State Media Claims 200 Dead In Protests

The authorities blame the revolt on foreign enemies, including the US, Saudi Arabia and Israel. Dubai: President Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday hailed Iran’s Islamic Republic as a guarantor of rights and freedoms, defending the ruling system amid a crackdown on anti-government protests that the United Nations says has cost more than 300 lives. A top […]

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BJP’s 2022 Gujarat Election Manifesto Promises Uniform Civil Code In State

Gujarat Election 2022: BJP president JP Nadda today released the party’s election manifesto. Gandhi Nagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP today released its manifesto for next month’s Gujarat Assembly elections, in which it promised to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state if the party retained power. In the manifesto, which was […]

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Trouble for Congress in Tamil Nadu as members seek state president ouster | India News

CHENNAI: A week after violent clashes in Sathyamurthy Bhavan, the party headquarters in Chennai, fissures have widened in Tamil Nadu Congress with a group of top leaders demanding a change of guard in the state. Senior leaders EVKS Elangovan, KV Thangkabalu and M Krishnaswamy as well as Tamil Nadu Congress legislative party leader K Selvaperunthagai […]

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Google To Pay Nearly $400 Million To Settle State Location-Tracking Probe

Alphabet’s Google will pay $391.5 million to settle allegations by 40 states that the search and advertising giant illegally tracked users’ locations, the Michigan attorney general’s office said Monday. The investigation and settlement, which was led by Oregon and Nebraska, is a sign of mounting legal headaches for the tech giant from state attorneys general […]

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State Bank Of India Sees Loan Growth Staying Robust After Record Profit

SBI has a term loan pipeline of 2.4 trillion rupees. (Representational) Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, expects credit growth to remain in double-digits while it steps up efforts to attract more deposits, where it sees growth in line with the sector. The bank reported a 74% surge in quarterly net […]

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Gujarat Declared As 100% ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State

PM Narendra Modi lauded Gujarat as the state was declared as 100 per cent ‘Har Ghar Jal’. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded Gujarat as the state was declared as 100 per cent ‘Har Ghar Jal’. Responding to a tweet by Gujarat Minister Rushikesh Patel on the 100 per cent completion of […]

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Iran state TV hacked with image of supreme leader in crosshairs

PARIS: Digital activists supporting Iran’s wave of women-led protests have hacked a state television live news broadcast, superimposing crosshairs and flames on the face of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. “The blood of our youths is on your hands,” read a message on screen in the broadcast that started 9pm local time Saturday, as protests […]

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Maharashtra Is India’s Third Cleanest State. First Two Are…

Chhattisgarh secured the 2nd position, Maharashtra took the 3rd spot. New Delhi: Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for the sixth time in a row, while Surat and Navi Mumbai followed it on the next two spots in the Central government’s annual cleanliness survey, the results of which were announced Saturday. In the category of […]

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FIFA-AFC delegation meets SAI, AIFF, state associations | Football News

NEW DELHI: A joint delegation of the FIFA-AFC on Wednesday met the top officials of the All India Football Federation and representatives of various state units to discuss a roadmap on the development of the sport in the country. The focus of the meeting was to understand the practical problems the state football bodies face […]

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PM Modi Leaves For Japan To Attend Shinzo Abe’s State Funeral Tomorrow

Prime Minister Modi will also hold a bilateral meeting with Japanese PM. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Tokyo on Monday evening to attend the state funeral of Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe, who reshaped Japan’s foreign policy including setting out a bold vision for a quantum leap in its ties with […]

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SC notice to Centre, states on plea seeking to restrain state govts from publishing advertisement outside its territory | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and the states on a plea seeking to restrain state governments from publishing advertisements outside its territory. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli issued notices to the ministry of information and broadcasting and all the states. The top court was […]

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Shinzo Abe’s State Funeral To Cost More Than Queen Elizabeth’s: Reports

Shinzo Abe’s publicly funded funeral has triggered demonstrations in Japan. (Representational) New Delhi: Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe’s funeral is set to take place next week amid heavy criticism from people in the country who are questioning the high cost of the event. Shinzo Abe was assassinated in July this year. The Japanese […]

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Maharashtra Asks Tata Institute Of Social Sciences To Study Muslims Status In State

TISS asked to study Maharashtra’s Muslim status to bring them into the mainstream of development. Mumbai: In order to bring the Muslim community into the mainstream of economic development in the state, the Maharashtra government has appointed the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to do a status study of Muslims to bring them into […]

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Principal Vacancies, Dropout Rate High In Delhi State Schools: Child Rights Body NCPCR

Child Rights body NCPCR)released a report on its observations regarding the Delhi government schools. New Delhi: Weeks after an international daily praised the AAP-led Delhi government’s education model, the apex child rights body NCPCR has pointed out lacunas like a high number of vacant posts of principals, pupil to teacher ratio and dropout rate. Titled […]

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Uddhav Thackeray’s Dare On Civic, State Polls

“I have heard PM Modi will be coming for the BMC election,” Uddhav Thackeray said. Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray challenged the BJP’s chief strategist Amit Shah on elections — both civic and state assembly — hours after Sharad Pawar claimed to beat the BJP in panchayat elections on behalf of the Maha […]

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Japanese man sets himself on fire in apparent protest at former PM state funeral: Media

TOKYO: A man set himself on fire near the Japanese prime minister’s office on Wednesday in an apparent protest of the government’s decision to hold a state funeral for former premier Shinzo Abewho was assassinated earlier this year, TV Asahi reported. The man was taken to hospital suffering burns to his entire body, while a […]

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Queen Elizabeth’s Previously Unseen Photo Released After State Funeral

Queen Elizabeth’s photo was taken at Balmoral. The Royal Family released a previously unseen photo of Queen Elizabeth II after her private burial took place on Monday. The photo was taken at Balmoral, believed to be her favourite place in the UK, in 1971, according to Independent. The Queen died on September 8 and her […]

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State Bank Of India Asks Exporters To Trade With Bangladesh In Rupee, Taka: Report

A source familiar with the matter said SBI did not want to increase its exposure to Bangladesh. New Delhi: Top lender State Bank of India has asked exporters to avoid settling deals with Bangladesh in the dollar and other major currencies as it looks to curb exposure to Dhaka’s falling reserves, according to an internal […]

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Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral: Timings

LONDON: The meticulously planned events during Monday’s state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will follow a precise timetable. The lying-in-state ceremony formally ends at Westminster Hall and the doors close to the public, ready for the transfer of her coffin to nearby Westminster Abbey. Doors open at Westminster Abbey for some 2,000 guests, including world […]

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Goa Congress Legislature Party Merger With BJP Accepted By State Speaker Ramesh Tawadkar

The Goa Speaker said the Congress MLAs have the required numbers for the merger. (File) Panaji: Goa Assembly Speaker Ramesh Tawadkar on Thursday said he had accepted the merger of the state Congress Legislature Party (CLP) into the ruling BJP. He went through a letter submitted by Congress MLAs and found that they have required […]

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