BJP has ‘multiple organ failure, headed to ICU soon’: Congress on bypoll results

BJP has ‘multiple organ failure, headed to ICU soon’: Congress on bypoll results

NEW DELHI: A day after INDIA bloc secured 10 of the 13 seats in the recently held Assembly bypolls across seven states, the Opposition Congress on Sunday predicted a BJP downfall, claiming the saffron party “has a multiple organ failure and it is headed to an ICU”. “Right after the Lok Sabha elections, we have […]

Violence has no place in any democracy: Kharge condemns attack on Trump

NEW DELHI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday condemned the attack on former US President Donald Trump, and said such violence has no place in any democracy and civilised society. Trump was injured after being shot in the ear during the apparent assassination attempt at an election rally in Pennsylvania after which a male attacker […]

Govt proposes amendment in legal metrology rules for all packaged commodities

NEW DELHI: Keeping in view the growing ambit of the market including both offline and online platforms, the Department of Consumer Affairs is considering an amendment in the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 to establish uniformity for packaged commodities. The revised provision will provide that these Rules shall apply to all packaged commodities sold […]

12,000 people evacuated from flood prone areas in UP

LUCKNOW: Six districts of Uttar Pradesh are in the grip of floods, where rivers are flowing above the danger mark. More than 12,000 people have been evacuated to safe places in the flood affected areas in the past 10 days. Around 12 companies NDRF, 9 companies SDRF, 23 companies PAC and 1 company SSB have […]

CIC has powers to constitute benches, frame regulations, says SC

CIC has powers to constitute benches, frame regulations, says SC

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has powers to constitute benches and frame regulations, the Supreme Court has said while observing that the autonomy of CIC is of paramount importance for its effective functioning. A bench of Justice Vikram Nath and Justice Satish Chandra Sharma last Wednesday said the autonomy and independence of administrative bodies […]

Assembly bypolls: INDIA bloc sweeps with 10 seats, BJP & Independent secure three seats

Assembly bypolls: INDIA bloc sweeps with 10 seats, BJP & Independent secure three seats

NEW DELHI: INDIA bloc parties won 10 assembly seats, while the BJP clinched two and an Independent one, as votes were counted on Saturday for the by-elections held earlier this week on 13 seats in seven states. The bypolls were held on Wednesday in four seats in West Bengal, three in Himachal Pradesh, two in […]

TMC steamrolls Opp in Bengal assembly bypolls, continues its Lok Sabha victory streak

CALCUTTA: The Trinamul Congress continued its winning streak from the recent Lok Sabha elections by sweeping the West Bengal assembly bypolls on Saturday, wresting Raiganj, Bagda, and Ranaghat Dakshin seats from the BJP and securing a record victory margin in Maniktala. Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidates Krishna Kalyani, Madhuparna Thakur and Mukut Mani Adhikari won the […]

Regional languages should also be taken into consideration when teaching law: CJI

LUCKNOW: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice DY Chandrachud has emphasized the need to teach law in regional languages. The CJI said: “I often discuss with educationists across the country how law can be taught in simple language. If we cannot explain the principles of law to the general public in simple terms, then there […]

Modi govt invading privacy of political opponents: KC Venugopal

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader KC Venugopal on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre of acting in a criminal and unconstitutional manner and invading privacy of the political opponents. In a post on X, Venugopal, who is the Congress General Secretary in-charge of Organisation wrote, “Thank you PM Modi ji for sending […]

Rajnath Singh discharged from AIIMS

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday. “Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has been discharged,” an official of the AIIMS said. Singh, who took over as Defence Minister last month for the second consecutive term in the third tenure of the Narendra Modi-led […]