• vinai kumar saxena appointed as lt. governor of delhi
  • with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office

INDIA

Assam floods: 9 dead, over 6 lakh affected in 27 districts
  The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Wednesday with one more person dead in Darrang district, the toll rose to nine in the current pre-monsoon floods and landslides in Assam as more than 6.62 lakh people have  ....more
8 UP districts on high alert in wake of Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah dispute in Mathura
 Eight districts in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert by the state police in the wake of a slew of petitions filed in various courts over the Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah dispute. The petitioners have sought restriction  ....more
Strict action if loudspeakers found violating norms: CM Adityanath warns UP officials
  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said action will be taken against officials in case complaints are received of unnecessary loudspeakers being installed and played loudly anywhere in the state.

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Domesting LPG price hiked by Rs 3.50 as inflation continues to rage
  LPG now costs Rs 1003 per 14.2-kg cylinder in the national capital, up from Rs 999.50 previously, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers. In Kolkata, it will cost around Rs 1029, and in Chennai Rs 10  ....more
India reports 2,364 new COVID cases, 10 fatalities in last 24 hours; active cases decline to 15,419
  India recorded 2,364 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 10 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday (May 19), the country saw a total  ....more
Temple debris, lotus symbol found in survey; report submitted in court
  Both the Supreme Court and the local Varanasi court will resume hearings in the Gyanvapi mosque case on Thursday. Earlier, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the District Magistrate of Varanasi to ensure protection o  ....more
ITC share gains over 4% to hit 52-week high; to pay Rs 6.25 dividend
  ITC share prices jumped over 4 per cent to hit a 52-week high of Rs 279.25 on the NSE in the opening trade on Thursday on account of rise in its consolidated net profit. On the BSE, it hit a 52-week high of 279.15 in the ope  ....more
ITC share gains over 4% to hit 52-week high; to pay Rs 6.25 dividend
  ITC share prices jumped over 4 per cent to hit a 52-week high of Rs 279.25 on the NSE in the opening trade on Thursday on account of rise in its consolidated net profit. On the BSE, it hit a 52-week high of 279.15 in the ope  ....more
Azam Khan granted interim bail in cheating case
 The Supreme Court on Thursday granted interim bail to jailed Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in a cheating case.

A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao invoked its special power under Article 14  ....more

Haryana: Three killed as truck runs over sleeping migrants
  At least three migrant labourers were killed and 11 got injured in Haryana today.

The incident took place on Thursday (May 19) when a truck loaded with coal ran over the migrants on the Kundli-Mane  ....more

Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex: SC asks Varanasi civil court not to proceed with hearing till tomorrow
 The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the civil court in Varanasi to not proceed with hearing the Gyanvapi case till it takes up the matter on Friday. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant and PS Narashima was informe  ....more
Krishna Janmabhoomi Mathura case: Court admits plea demanding removal of Shahi Idgah mosque
  In a big development in the Krishna Janmabhoomi case, a local court in Mathura on Thursday admitted a plea demanding the removal of the Shahi Idgah. Several outfits have been demanding the removal of the 17-century mosque c  ....more
Telangana govt hikes liquor prices by 20-25 per cent
  The Telangana government has increased the liquor prices by 20 to 25 per cent to mop up revenues.

Prices of all brands of liquor were hiked and this is expected to help the government generate addi  ....more

India reports 2,364 new COVID cases, 10 fatalities in last 24 hours; active cases decline to 15,419
  India recorded 2,364 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 10 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday (May 19), the country saw a tota  ....more
Resident doctors at Delhi's Lady Hardinge Medical College announce strike against physical assault
  Resident doctors at Delhi's Lady Hardinge Medical College on Thursday announced 'withdrawal from all services', in view of the physical assault with several on-duty resident doctors. The development comes after resident doc  ....more
Over 1,000 Ukrainian fighters surrender in Russian-held Mariupol as Putin's forces make key gain
  Nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who had held out inside Mariupol’s pulverized steel plant have surrendered, Russia said Wednesday, as the battle that turned the city into a worldwide symbol of defiance and   ....more
Supreme Court dismisses plea to review decision on removal of Cyrus Mistry as Tata Sons head
  The Supreme Court on Thursday (May 19) dismissed a plea of the Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) group seeking a review of the 2021 verdict which had upheld the Tata group's decision to remove Cyrus Mistry as the executive chairman o  ....more
'Not decided,' says Hardik Patel on joining BJP or AAP
  A day after resigning from the Congress, Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Thursday (May 19) said he has not taken any decision yet on joining any other party, be it the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat or the ne  ....more
Azam Khan granted interim bail in cheating case
  The Supreme Court on Thursday granted interim bail to jailed Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in a cheating case.

A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao invoked its special power under Article 1  ....more

Navjot Singh Sidhu gets one year jail in 1988 road rage case
  The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered its order on the review petition in a three-decade-old road rage case filed by the victim's family against Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Sidhu has been sentenced to on  ....more

IPL 2022: SRH skipper Kane Williamson leaves bio-bubble for returning to New Zealand
  Kane Williamson has left the Sunrisers Hyderabad's bio-bubble to return back to New Zealand. The skipper and his wife are expecting their second child and therefore he wanted to be present at the birth of their child.   ....more

 Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed as Lt. Governor of Delhi with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office, reads a statement of Press Secretary to the President    PM Modi Arrives In Japan On 2-Day Visit To Attend Quad Summit     CPI MP Binoy Viswam writes to Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, requesting him to restore the concession for senior citizens in Railways    Tourists from Chhattisgarh thrashed at Nandankanan zoo, complaint lodged    Arjun Singh, who left BJP and joined TMC, has said that BJP is such a party which is limited only to Facebook.    COVID19-2,323 New Cases Recorded In India In The Last 24 Hours Active Caseload At 14,996    Delhi University Professor Ratan Lal Arrested, Made Controversial Remarks About The Alleged Shivling Found In The Mosque    Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has hiked the price of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in Delhi by Rs 2 per kg to Rs 75.61 per Kg.    Bihar Thunderstorms Are Raging. Lightning Strikes Claimed The Lives Of 33 People And Disrupted Power Outages In Many Parts Of The City.    Major operation of DRI and Coast Guard in the sea of Lakshadweep, seized 218 kg of drugs worth 1526 crores    10 thousand pilgrims trapped after the safety wall of the highway going to Yamunotri Dham collapsed    1988 road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders, sent to Patiala central jail.    Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa administers oath to 9 new cabinet ministers as political instability and economic crisis continue to affect the island nation.    Delhi University teachers to stage a protest at 10:30 AM against Professor Ratan Lal's arrest.    PM Modi wades in to the language debate, says all languages are part of India    SC says 'experience' needed to hear suit, transfers case to Varanasi district judge    Assam NRC authority files FIR against former state coordinator Hajela    Five terror groups removed from blacklist by United States, al-Qaida retained upon review    Biden's approval dips to lowest of presidency: AP-NORC poll    Pak's relationship with India 'particularly complicated' by New Delhi's decisions: Bilawal