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HC refuses to entertain PIL to merge NCR cities with Delhi

The plea sought merger of Delhi's neighbouring cities like Meerut, Faridabad and Gurugram with the national capital

29 February,2024 06:20 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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If I'm arrested, crores of Marathas will go on hunger strike: Jarange warns govt

"The Maratha community and I will not give up the demand of quota for the blood relatives even if I am put in jail," Manoj Jarange said

29 February,2024 04:56 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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BJP MP Tejasvi Surya says divisiveness inherent in Congress

At a press conference in Nagpur BJP MP Tejasvi Surya accused Congress of being the original party to divide India.

29 February,2024 04:06 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Palestinian death toll in Gaza surpasses 30,000; dozens waiting for aid

Gaza City and the rest of northern Gaza were the first targets of Israel's air, sea and ground offensive launched in response to Hamas' October 7 attack. The area has suffered widespread devastation

29 February,2024 03:46 PM IST | AP
India News

Notification on restrictions for change in surname by married women challenged

The plea stated that the notification mandated a married woman, who wishes to obtain a maiden surname, to submit a company decree of divorce or an NOC certificate from her husband

29 February,2024 03:17 PM IST | ANI
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SC to hear plea in March seeking release of detained Rohingya refugees

The plea, filed by Priyal Sur, stated Rohingya refugees have been detained in facilities across India arbitrarily and sought their release.

29 February,2024 12:57 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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14 people killed, 20 injured as pick-up vehicle overturns in Madhya Pradesh

The accident took place near Badjhar Ghat at around 1.30 am when the vehicle's driver lost control over the wheels while negotiating a blind turn

29 February,2024 11:45 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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BJP will win all 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, says Dy CM Brajesh Pathak

Brajesh Pathak said the just held Rajya Sabha polls saw all the eight BJP candidates emerging victorious in Uttar Pradesh and the party is drawing inspiration from this win

29 February,2024 11:25 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Ex-Intel India head killed after being knocked down by speeding cab

The accident took place at around 5.50 am on Wednesday, when ex-Intel India head Avtar Saini (68) was riding a bicycle along with fellow cyclists on the Palm Beach Road in Nerul area

29 February,2024 11:07 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Akhilesh Yadav unlike to appear before CBI for interrogation, says report

In a notice issued under section 160 of CrPC, the CBI has asked Akhilesh Yadav to appear before it on February 29

29 February,2024 10:33 AM IST | PTI
World News

Elon Musk announces new 'pinned post' visibility feature on X

As a failsafe to deter "gaming of the system," Musk also revealed that this will only apply to one pinned post every two days.

29 February,2024 10:33 AM IST | ANI
India News

PM Modi, Mauritius counterpart to jointly inaugurate dvpt projects today

The two leaders will inaugurate these projects through video conferencing at 1 pm, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said.

29 February,2024 10:18 AM IST | ANI
Himachal Speaker likely to pronounce order on future of 6 defected Congress MLAs

Himachal Speaker likely to pronounce order on future of 6 defected Congress MLAs

The petition was filed by Congress MLA & Parliamentary Affairs Min Harsh Wardhan Chauhan under anti-defection law for disqualification of six MLAs.

29 February,2024 09:50 AM IST | Shimla | ANI
TMC says West Bengal police arrested Shajahan Sheikh after court cleared decks

TMC says West Bengal police arrested Shajahan Sheikh after court cleared decks

The BJP dubbed the arrest as scripted and claimed he was in the safe custody of West Bengal Police

29 February,2024 09:07 AM IST | Kolkata | mid-day online correspondent
FM Sitharaman to inaugurate Electronic Data Interchange facility

FM Sitharaman to inaugurate Electronic Data Interchange facility

A total of 101 antiquities shall be handed over to different zonal units of ASI at 7 locations across the country, viz., Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, and Pune

29 February,2024 08:20 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Delhi woman strangled by business partner, accused suspected to have killed self

Delhi woman strangled by business partner, accused suspected to have killed self

"The body is strongly suspected to be that of Sohan Lal. It is now suspected that Sohan Lal strangled her (the woman) and committed suicide," the officer said. The motive for the crime is unknown. A murder case is being registered, he added

29 February,2024 08:18 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Arvind Kejriwal took care of women's safety, says Delhi Minister Atishi

Arvind Kejriwal took care of women's safety, says Delhi Minister Atishi

The minister pointed out that the workers who remained working as bus marshals from 2015 to 2022 started objecting to the files that recognised civil defence volunteers as bus marshals in 2023

29 February,2024 08:15 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
BJP can get seats in two digits in Kerala if it is two zeroes: Shashi Tharoor

BJP can get seats in two digits in Kerala if it is two zeroes: Shashi Tharoor

Cross-voting by six Congress MLAs for the lone Rajya Sabha seat and the resignation of Vikramaditya Singh from the council of ministers plunged the Sukhu-led government into a crisis in the hill state

29 February,2024 08:07 AM IST | Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | ANI
CBI, ED can also arrest Shahjahan Sheikh: Calcutta HC

CBI, ED can also arrest Shahjahan Sheikh: Calcutta HC

On a prayer by the state’s advocate general, the court clarified its order of February 26 in which it had ordered the arrest of Sheikh by the police authority

29 February,2024 07:33 AM IST | Kolkata | Agencies
Will run government for 5 years: Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Will run government for 5 years: Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu reaffirms commitment to governing Himachal Pradesh for full term amid political turbulence

29 February,2024 07:30 AM IST | Shimla | Agencies
3,300 kg of drugs confiscated off Gujarat coast; 5 foreign nationals arrested

3,300 kg of drugs confiscated off Gujarat coast; 5 foreign nationals arrested

Indian agencies Wednesday made their highest-ever narcotics bust from the sea as they seized 3,300 kg drugs, which sailed from an Iranian port, off the Gujarat coast and arrested five foreigners from a dhow

28 February,2024 06:27 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Uttarkashi Tunnel: DDA Demolishes Uttarkashi Tunnel Rat Hole Miner's Home

    Uttarkashi Tunnel: DDA Demolishes Uttarkashi Tunnel Rat Hole Miner's Home

    The Delhi Development Authority has demolished the home of a rat hole miner Wakeel Hassan. He played an important role in rescuing 41 workers trapped in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel last year in November. A video of the demolition has gone viral on social media. Hassan shared the video and claimed that the building he and his family was residing was "razed in the drive". Wakeel Hassan alleged that he didn’t receive any notice from the concerned authorities before taking action

    29 February,2024 04:51 PM IST
    Nawaz Sharif says next 2 yrs to be challenging for Pakistan's coalition govt

    Nawaz Sharif says next 2 yrs to be challenging for Pakistan's coalition govt

    Nawaz Sharif made the remarks at the PML-N parliamentary party meeting which he co-chaired alongside his brother and party president Shehbaz Sharif

    29 February,2024 09:52 AM IST | Islamabad | ANI

    Pope Francis had diagnostic tests in a Rome hospital after his weekly audience

    In recent weeks he has walked the short distance to his chair, but he has been struggling with mild flu symptoms the past week

    29 February,2024 08:11 AM IST | Vatican City | AP | PTI

    Donald Trump defeats Haley in Michigan, Biden wins Democratic primary

    Trump easily defeated his main rival, Indian-American Nikki Haley, winning yet another early contest and additional delegates—bringing him one step closer to being able to formally secure the Republican Party’s nomination

    29 February,2024 07:40 AM IST | Washington | Agencies
    Jayalalithaa birth anniversary: Imp events that turned an actor to successful CM

    Jayalalithaa birth anniversary: Imp events that turned an actor to successful CM

    Jayalalitha has left an incredible mark in the history of Indian politics. Her journey from the glamorous world of films to the world of politics has been inspiring

    23 February,2024 08:51 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Morarji Desai birth anniversary: Famous quotes of former Indian PM

    On Morarji Desai's birth anniversary here are some famous quotes of former PM

    23 February,2024 01:51 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    J Jayalalitha birth anniversary: A look into the life of former Tamil Nadu CM

    The birth anniversary of one of India's most charismatic and prominent leaders, Jayaram Jayalalithaa, also known as Amma is marked on February 24

    23 February,2024 01:24 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Citizens equally responsible for keeping city clean

    Citizens equally responsible for keeping city clean

    We have several efforts ongoing all designed to beautify Mumbai, make it international, spruce it up or whatever

    28 February,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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    26 February,2024 06:54 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
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