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Opinion

Cops, cars and singing stars

Sir Sorabji Pochkhanawala Road presents a rich mix of histories—contributing to Worli, state and country

24 February,2024 09:15 PM IST | Meher Marfatia
Opinion

Property disputes in Vedas

In Aitreya Brahmana (2.25), there was once a race between the devas to get a share of the Soma

24 February,2024 08:51 PM IST | Devdutt Pattanaik
Opinion

The picnic life

After dinner, we might be treated to an orange bar from the ice-cream carts. An ordinary day became a moon-lit ditty

24 February,2024 08:49 PM IST | Paromita Vohra
Opinion

Shambhala: Mystic journeys

Its selection is also a historic landmark for South Asian cinema, the first time a Nepali film has made it to the Berlinale Competition

24 February,2024 08:47 PM IST | Meenakshi Shedde
Opinion

Please release me, let me go

I’m hoping both…. Though the film’s resting place will be ensconced in a streaming platform.

24 February,2024 08:44 PM IST | Rahul da Cunha
World News

Toy story

62-year-old UK woman enjoys testing sex toys for a living

24 February,2024 08:35 PM IST | A Correspondent
India News

New criminal justice laws to be rolled out across India from July 1

The newly enacted laws -- Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita and Bharatiya Sakshya Act -- to completely overhaul the criminal justice system in the country will come into effect from July 1

24 February,2024 04:56 PM IST | PTI
India News

Jharkhand HC dismisses Rahul Gandhi's petition to quash proceedings against him

Naveen Jha, a BJP worker, had filed the case against Rahul Gandhi in 2019 for his alleged defamatory remarks against Union Home Minister Amit Shah

24 February,2024 11:43 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Mid-Day Premium Farmers dig in their heels

Led primarily by Punjab-based unions, the protest has quickly ignited a complex web of political and economic concerns, casting a long shadow over the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha Elections

24 February,2024 11:26 AM IST | Muhammad Raafi
India News

'Jayalalithaa's jewels to be handed over to TN govt in first week of March'

Judge H A Mohan, presiding over the XXXII Additional City Civil & Sessions court, had last month directed the transfer of valuables seized from Jayalalithaa to the Tamil Nadu government

24 February,2024 08:57 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

"PM Modi to inaugurate Sudarshan Setu Bridge on Feb 25": Gujarat Home Minister

The five new AIIMS which will be dedicated by the Prime Minister, are AIIMS Rajkot, AIIMS Mangalagiri, AIIMS Bathinda, AIIMS Raebareli, and AIIMS Kalyani

24 February,2024 08:55 AM IST | ANI
India News

"Electricity will not be given for free...": Bihar CM in state assembly

Speaking during the budget session, CM Nitish asserted that he never said to provide electricity for free in Bihar

24 February,2024 08:50 AM IST | ANI
No last rites until he gets justice: Farmer leader Pandher over death of youth

No last rites until he gets justice: Farmer leader Pandher over death of youth

The General Secretary of Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, Sarwan Singh Pandher said that Darshan Singh died of cardiac arrest

24 February,2024 08:30 AM IST | Patiala (Punjab) | ANI
ED raids residences of associates of Shajahan

ED raids residences of associates of Shajahan

Raids and search operations were started by the ED early Friday morning at five different places in and around the city including Howrah, Bijoygarh and Birati, he said

24 February,2024 07:36 AM IST | Kolkata | Agencies
Probe agencies misused for donations: Congress

Probe agencies misused for donations: Congress

Ramesh said Congress general secretary in-charge organisation K C Venugopal on Friday wrote to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the issue

24 February,2024 07:35 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Stay away from conflict zone in Ukraine

Stay away from conflict zone in Ukraine

He said the Indian embassy in Moscow has regularly taken up this matter with the relevant Russian authorities for their “early discharge”

24 February,2024 07:33 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Farmers refuse to cremate young man who died in police clash

Farmers refuse to cremate young man who died in police clash

Twenty-one-year-old Shubhkaran Singh was hit on his head during the protest; farmer leaders want FIR to be registered against those responsible

24 February,2024 07:25 AM IST | Chandigarh | Agencies
Group of people reach activist Baraskar's hotel in Churchgate, two held

Group of people reach activist Baraskar's hotel in Churchgate, two held

According to the police, at around 6:45 pm, a group of 5-6 people arrived at hotel where Baraskar was staying and the police immediately rushed to the spot

23 February,2024 10:18 PM IST | Mumbai | Apoorva Agashe
Will decide next course of action on Feb 29: Farmer leaders

Will decide next course of action on Feb 29: Farmer leaders

Farmer leaders have said that they will decide their next course of action on their 'Delhi Chalo' call on February 29

23 February,2024 09:56 PM IST | Chandigarh | PTI
Priyanka Gandhi to join Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Moradabad on Feb 24

Priyanka Gandhi to join Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Moradabad on Feb 24

Priyanka Gandhi will join the Bharat Jodo Nyaya Yatra on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad

23 February,2024 09:36 PM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Water crisis key Latur issue, elected representatives must work on it: Gadkari

Water crisis key Latur issue, elected representatives must work on it: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkar said that the water scarcity is a major problem in Maharashtra's Latur and elected representatives must take all efforts to come up with a solution

23 February,2024 05:51 PM IST | Latur | mid-day online correspondent
Tamil Nadu: Congress MLA S Vijayadharani hails PM Modi, joins BJP

    Tamil Nadu: Congress MLA S Vijayadharani hails PM Modi, joins BJP

    Congress MLA S Vijayadharani, who represents Vilavancode in Tamil Nadu, officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on February 24. “Lot of great things are happening under honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi for our country,” said Vijayadharani after joining the BJP. She also credited BJP Tamil Nadu K Annamalai for his efforts in the state.

    24 February,2024 06:33 PM IST
    Biden tells governors he's eyeing executive action on immigration

    Biden tells governors he's eyeing executive action on immigration

    He said if Congress can't back the comprehensive deal, then perhaps pieces of it, like boosting money for border patrol agents and asylum officers, could be tacked on to coming spending bills

    24 February,2024 08:40 AM IST | Washington | AP | PTI

    Trump says he 'strongly supports' IVF

    The comments come after a ruling by the all-Republican Alabama Supreme Court that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law. Since then, several clinics in the state have announced pauses on IVF services

    24 February,2024 08:35 AM IST | Columbia | AP | PTI

    First US moon landing in over five decades

    The company ended its live webcast soon after identifying a lone, weak signal from the lander

    24 February,2024 07:45 AM IST | Cape Canaveral | 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
    A hat-tip to authorities who got Juhu park refurbished

    A hat-tip to authorities who got Juhu park refurbished

    The MLA eventually saw wisdom in letting the park just exist as an open space, scotched the underground parking plan, even removing an entry fee so that it is totally free for the public

    23 February,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    21 February,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Mayank Shekhar
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