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Rameshwaram Cafe blast suspects brought to Bengaluru on remand

Both will be taken for a routine medical test, after which they will be produced before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court

13 April,2024 10:59 AM IST | PTI
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Remembering Dr. B R Ambedkar: Architect of social justice, champion of equality

Born into a Dalit family on April 14, 1891, in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, Ambedkar faced discrimination and social ostracism from a young age due to his caste background

13 April,2024 09:03 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Anniversary: History, events leading up to it

The events leading up to the massacre began with the Rowlatt Act, a repressive law passed by the British colonial government in 1919 that allowed them to imprison anyone suspected of sedition without trial

13 April,2024 09:00 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Remembering the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: A dark chapter in India’s history

The massacre occurred in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, during a period of heightened tension and unrest in India, characterised by the nonviolent struggle for independence led by Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian National Congress

13 April,2024 08:50 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Omar Abdullah to contest from Baramulla

Making the announcement, party president Farooq Abdullah also told reporters here that influential Shia leader Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi will contest from central Kashmir’s Srinagar constituency.

13 April,2024 07:40 AM IST | Agencies
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K Kavitha sent to CBI custody till Apr 15

Kavitha, 46, was arrested by the CBI in Tihar jail, where she was lodged after her arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case linked to the alleged scam, on Thursday

13 April,2024 07:38 AM IST | Agencies
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Dedicated email ID for Sandeshkhali complaints

The email address, sandeshkhali@cbi.gov.in, will serve as a platform for the people of Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district to lodge their complaints, officials said.

13 April,2024 07:35 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Holocaust survivors to get more funds

The Fund for Solidarity with Israel (SFI), a one-time emergency fund was opened following an agreement between the German govt, the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors in Israel and the Claims Conference, in recognition of the urgent need for assistance, especially for Holocaust survivors in the south near Gaza.

13 April,2024 07:33 AM IST | Agencies
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Thwarted terror attack on military post: Israel

After an investigation of the incident, it became clear that she arrived at the post with the intention of carrying out an attack. There were no casualties.

13 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | Agencies
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Reading Rahul Gandhi (in translation)

TN CM M K Stalin puts on a show of strength for his “brother” and ally, Rahul Gandhi, in the heart of Western Tamil Nadu, which is not a party stronghold

13 April,2024 07:28 AM IST | Krishna Kumar Padmanabhan
Opinion

World’s safest country for women

We shouldn’t let a few thousand tourists ruin a country’s image just because they had some bad luck

13 April,2024 06:54 AM IST | Lindsay Pereira
Opinion

Wouldn’t it be wise to tackle infra issues right at the start?

It will be taken care of. Photos of tidal water entering the underpass and cracks went viral on social media

13 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | The Editorial
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: A turning point in India's fight for freedom

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: A turning point in India's fight for freedom

The massacre occurred at Jallianwala Bagh, a public garden in Amritsar, where thousands had come to peacefully protest British govt's repressive policies, especially the Rowlatt Act

13 April,2024 05:06 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: What had happened that day

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: What had happened that day

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre had shocked the nation and left an indelible mark on Indian history

12 April,2024 09:01 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Kolkata court grants NIA 3-day transit remand of Bengaluru cafe blast accused

Kolkata court grants NIA 3-day transit remand of Bengaluru cafe blast accused

The NIA on Friday arrested the two accused, including the mastermind, in Bengaluru's Rameshwaram Cafe blast case

12 April,2024 09:01 PM IST | Kolkata | Agencies
Counter fake news; ensure freebies are not distributed: EC tells observers

Counter fake news; ensure freebies are not distributed: EC tells observers

In the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, a total of 102 constituencies across 21 states are scheduled to vote on April 19

12 April,2024 08:24 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
MEA issues advisory, asks Indian citizens not to travel to Israel and Iran

MEA issues advisory, asks Indian citizens not to travel to Israel and Iran

In an advisory, the Ministry of External Affairs also urged the Indians residing in Iran and Israel to exercise utmost precautions about their safety and restrict their movements to minimum

12 April,2024 07:59 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Unseasonal rains in Marathwada, Parbhani leads with 33.4 mm

Maharashtra: Unseasonal rains in Marathwada, Parbhani leads with 33.4 mm

Parts of Maharashtra's Marathwada witnessed unseasonal rainfall in the past couple of days. The highest rainfall, at 33.4 millimetres, during Wednesday and Thursday was in Parbhani, followed by 14.3 mm in Latur

12 April,2024 06:05 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
LS elections 2024: EC to deploy 10 more companies of central forces in Arunachal

LS elections 2024: EC to deploy 10 more companies of central forces in Arunachal

Polling will be held for Arunachal Pradesh's 50 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies on April 19

12 April,2024 03:14 PM IST | Itanagar | PTI
Uttar Pradesh: Infant among 4 killed as truck hits car in Mathura

Uttar Pradesh: Infant among 4 killed as truck hits car in Mathura

An infant girl was among four people killed after a truck hit their car in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh

12 April,2024 02:37 PM IST | Mathura | mid-day online correspondent
Lok Sabha polls: Nomination process for 4 Assam seats in third phase begins

Lok Sabha polls: Nomination process for 4 Assam seats in third phase begins

The nomination process for four constituencies in Assam going to polls in the third phase began on Friday for upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024

12 April,2024 02:29 PM IST | Guwahati | PTI
LS Elections 2024: From Commerce To Governance, Life Journey Of Piyush Goyal

    LS Elections 2024: From Commerce To Governance, Life Journey Of Piyush Goyal

    If there is one man who has transformed key sectors like power, railways, and commerce In India, its non other then Union Minister Piyush Goyal. Piyush Goyal is all set to contest the Lok Sabha  elections for the very first time this year. The BJP in it's second list of 72 candidates mentioned Mr Goyal as the party's candidate from Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency. The 59 year old is one of the top ministers in the Narendra Modi government and has been in-charge of crucial ministries in the last 10 years. He has handled portfolios like power, railways and coal among others. And currently he is the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, and Textiles. He is also the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha. As the Union Minister gears up to contest Lok Sabha. Watch video. 

    12 April,2024 07:05 PM IST
    Death toll from Italian hydroelectric plant explosion rises to 7

    Death toll from Italian hydroelectric plant explosion rises to 7

    There was an explosion on Tuesday at the Enel Green Power plant in northern Bologna province, Italy

    12 April,2024 03:33 PM IST | Rome | AP

    Massive attack destroys one of Ukraine's largest power plants

    The Trypilska plant, a major energy supplier for Kyiv, Cherkasy and Zhytomyr regions, was heavily damaged, causing a fire and destroying the transformer, turbines and generators.

    12 April,2024 08:50 AM IST | Kyiv | PTI

    US defence commitments to Japan, Philippines 'ironclad': Biden

    Joe Biden met with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr & Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, where he asserted that any attack on Philippine forces in the South China Sea would invoke "our mutual defence treaty".

    12 April,2024 08:48 AM IST | Washington DC | PTI
    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab marked a turning point in India’s struggle for independence

    12 April,2024 10:07 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    What is Eid ul-Fitr and how it is celebrated by Muslims across the world

    The translation of “Eid ul-Fitr” from Arabic sums up the holiday as it means “festival of breaking the fast"

    09 April,2024 11:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Significance of one of Muslim's most important festivals

    After a month long fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim community around the world prepares to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2024

    09 April,2024 08:44 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Mulund-Dharavi is a govt problem it should solve

    Mulund-Dharavi is a govt problem it should solve

    And what about the Dharavi residents themselves, who say, “We are from Central Mumbai, and we don’t want to live in the Eastern Suburbs”

    11 April,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    09 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
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