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Tamil Nadu: 25 people dead, 60 others hospitalised after consuming spurious liquor in Kallakurichi district

Chief Minister MK Stalin expressed shock over the deaths and said that action had been taken against officials who failed to prevent it.

Union Govt proactively cancels UGC-NET exam held yesterday (18th June) on reports that its integrity was compromised, orders CBI probe

The union govt cancelled the UGC-NET exam held yesterday, 18th June, after receiving inputs that its integrity may have been compromised

UP: Dalit woman raped and forcibly converted to Islam in Gonda, accused Taj Mohammed arrested

Police in Gonda in Uttar Pradesh have arrested a man for allegedly raping a 25-year-old Dalit woman on the pretext of marriage and forcing her to convert to Islam

“Bomb-making rampant, many vacant houses hub of it”: Kannur woman makes shocking revelation as opposition slam CPI(M) govt over rampant blasts in Kerala

A day after an elderly man lost his life in a blast in Kannur in Kerala, a woman said that bomb-making is rampant in this region and many vacant houses are acting as its hub.

Union Cabinet approves ₹76,220-crore greenfield, deep-draft major port at Vadhavan in Maharashtra, to be among top 10 ports in the world

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved setting up a major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra.

Galwan-like clashes at sea? Armed Chinese Coast Guard clash with Philippines Naval Guards in South China Sea, seizes weapons and equipment

A major Galwan-like violent confrontation took place in the South China Sea between the armed Chinese Navy and ‘unarmed’ Filipino Naval guards

Muslim cleric used to rape while his wife stood guard: Minor girl in UP’s Meerut sexually assaulted in a mosque and blackmailed with videos...

The Maulana raped the minor victim for 2 months by blackmailing and threatening her to make her private videos viral.

Himachal Pradesh: Protests erupt after Javed instigates Hindus by uploading cow-slaughtering picture on WhatsApp status

Hindu rights organisations have alleged that Javed slaughtered a cow and shared a picture of it on his WhatsApp to instigate Hindu sentiments.

Kerala: Sibin, Ebin and Justin arrested from Kasargod for creating nude photos of 150 women, including church-going women, using an AI app

The accused have been creating nude pictures of women in their village with the help of an AI tool for the last 1.5 years.

Tamil Nadu: DMK leader makes derogatory remarks against PM Modi, Annamalai, and others, BJP to file a case against him

Notorious for giving controversial speeches, Krishnamurthy triggered a controversy after his derogatory remarks for PM Modi, Annamalai, and other BJP leaders.

Big industrialists with generations of wealth and ’empire’ did not want Modi to win, reveals Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi chief Prakash Ambedkar

Prakash Ambedkar indicated that the businessmen were saying that the constitution and the democracy would be in danger if PM Modi would come to power again.

Maharashtra: BJP shares audio, slams INC MP Shobha Bachhav for ‘supporting cow slaughter’ for Eid, asks if that is the payback for ‘Vote Jihad’

The BJP further added that this measure is a way of payback for 'Vote Jihad' and that such actions are part of the Congress' objective of religious appeasement for votes while confronting Hindu sentiments.

TN govt constituted committee makes anti-Hindu recommendations to eliminate ‘casteism’: Here are 10 suggestions designed to ‘eradicate Sanatan Dharma’

The Tamil Nadu govt-constituted Committee has made an array of anti-Hindu recommendations to eliminate 'casteism' in schools and colleges.

Lucknow: Demolition drive to clear illegal encroachments completed in Akbar Nagar, LDA recovers land for Kukrail river project

In the visuals, an illegally constructed four-storey mosque is seen being razed to the ground in late-night action.

After Canada Parliament pays respect to a terrorist, here’s an interview where resident from the same area as Nijjar talked about who the ‘gangster’...

Canadian Parliament observed a moment of silence to honor Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar who was murdered in Surrey,

Telangana: Congress govt files FIR against journalist who tried to highlight the harassment of a woman by electricity department staff and power cuts

The FIR stated that her allegations were not merely false but they were intentionally defaming the Congress government in Telangana and their organization TGSPDCL.

PM Modi inaugurates new Nalanda University campus in Rajgir, visits the old ruins where Bakhtiyar Khilji burned down the ancient Nalanda

PM Modi also shared some pictures clicked during his visit to the excavated remains of ancient Nalanda. "Visiting the excavated remains of Nalanda was exemplary. It was an opportunity to be at one of the greatest seats of learning in the ancient world. This site offers a profound glimpse into the scholarly past that once thrived here. Nalanda has created an intellectual spirit that continues to thrive in our nation," he wrote.

Gautam Adani credits governance as ‘single most important catalyst’ for infrastructure growth post 2014, predicts India adding 1 trillion to GDP every year by...

Gautam Adani said, “the single most important catalyst enabling this take off has been the quality of governance over the past decade."

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar: Hindus attacked for protesting against the slaughter of cows on Bakrid, Amhed, Naser, Imran, and 16 others booked

The Hindus protested against the incident and raised slogans after which the Islamists attacked several Hindu activists for allegedly informing the police about the slaughtering of gauvansh.

Revival of Nalanda University will mark the beginning of ‘Golden Age’ of India, will give the world an introduction to India’s capability: PM Modi

"Nalanda's reawakening, this new campus, will give the world an introduction to India's capability," PM Modi said after inaugurating the new campus of Nalanda University

After the infamous Arnab Goswami interview, Rahul Gandhi has displayed disdain for media, despite doing only controlled press conferences

Rahul Gandhi, MP-elect from Wayanad and Rae Bareli, has been a figure of great political heft since the year 2004.

After hike in fuel charges, Karnataka DY CM says increase in water tariff ‘imperative’, claims water body running under financial loss

The reports of the Congress government in Karnataka contemplating to hike water charges in Bengaluru came amid the government's decision to hike sales tax on fuel, which will make petrol and diesel costlier in the state

‘Operation Anti-Virus’ in Rajasthan: Police launches multiple raids in Mewat, arrests cyber criminals looting money through fake investment schemes and sextortion

As per the police Mewat region in Rajasthan has become a hotbed for cyber crimes. More than 500 cases have been reported from the region alone this year and more than 150 FIRs have been filed for cybercrime.

Bihar: Mohammad Azad kills Raj Kapoor Sharma by throwing a brick at his head, the accused has a criminal history

The brick was hurled from the second floor of his house by Mohammad Azad to murder the victim in Bihar, Darbhanga.

Arundhati Roy and her many lies on 2002 Gujarat Riots, vilification of Hindus: Lies about Ehsan Jafri’s daughter being raped, burnt alive and more

Arundhati Roy will be prosecuted under UAPA but the step comes too late - it is time to look at her 2002 Gujarati Riot lies

‘In Manipur the fight is not between Meteis and Kukis, it is Govt against Chin Kuki narco-terrorists’, says COCOMI

The meeting on Manipur Violence was held at Raisina Hill’s North Block. Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the meeting. Army Chief General Manoj Pande and Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla were among the key officials present at the meeting. Notably, CM N Biren Singh was not a part of the meeting.

Jharkhand: Amanullah and Hakim Khan slaughter a cow to offer Qurbani on Bakrid, flee after video goes viral

After the video went viral, the Ranchi police registered a case and launched a manhunt for Amanullah and Hakim Khan, identified as the primary accused in the case.

‘Nothing objectionable against the Quran or Muslims’: Bombay HC after watching the movie ‘Hamare Baarah’, may permit release after minor alterations

The bench said that if all the parties concerned agree to the deletion of the objectionable parts then consent terms could be submitted, after which the court would pass an order on Wednesday permitting the film’s release.

In 2024 LS Elections, BJP scripted history in Telangana: How the party has gained momentum after losing steam in run-up to 2023 elections

True to their nature, voters of Medak created a new history in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections 2024 - BJP won this seat on its own in 2024.

NEET candidate Ayushi Patel who received support from Priyanka Gandhi submitted forged documents, Allahabad HC allows NTA to take legal action

The counsel further informed the court that the NTA has decided to take legal action in the matter. Meanwhile, counsel representing NEET candidate Ayushi Patel informed the court that he has nothing to say in the petitioner’s defence. The court called it a "sorry state of affairs".

Daughter of MP of Jagan Mohan Reddy’s party runs her BMW car over a man in Chennai, gets immediate bail

Madhuri ran over her BMW car over the 24-year-old youth, who was sleeping on the pavement, as she failed to notice him.

Canadian Parliament observes silence on death anniversary of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, Khalistanis protest near the Indian consulate in Vancouver

Pro-Khalistani elements living in Canada observed Hardeep SIngh Nijjar death anniversary by creating a mock court to hear the case of Nijjar's murder against Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. The fake court of established on a block of Howe Street, Vancouver. The mock trial included a jury made up of actors and a judge donning a white curly wig. An effigy of PM Modi dressed in prison stripes was held in a cage.

Pakistan police arrest 36 Ahmadis who were organising Qurbani at their homes on Bakrid, last year animals worth Rs 531 billion were sacrificed in...

While animal sacrifice is a routine practice in Pakistan during Eid, the Ahmadis are restrained from practising their Islamic rites since they are recognised as non-Muslims in Pakistan.

Bihar: Portion of newly constructed bridge over Bakra river collapses in the Araria district, no casualties reported

The bridge, built by the state government for Rs 12 crore, had not been opened to the public as the approach roads were still under construction.

‘How dare you pass in front of us in a car’: Zubair and his accomplices assault a Dalit girl, her husband, and even her...

Archana, an M.Sc. graduate, mentioned that they belong to the Dalit community, which she attributes as the main reason for the resentment of Muslims towards them.

PM Modi releases 17th installment of PM KISAN scheme worth more than Rs 20000 crore, will benefit 9.26 crore farmers

PM-KISAN scheme was launched in 2019, to supplement the financial needs of all land-holding farmers subject to certain exclusion criteria of higher income status.

Uttar Pradesh: Bhura Shaikh arrested for sodomising a cow, is also accused of preying on dogs and goats in the absence of cows

In the Moradabad case of cruelty against animals, it is alleged that in the absence of cows, Bhura used to prey on female dogs and goats to satisfy his lust.

Pakistani spies used three apps to retrieve confidential data from honeytrapped BrahMos missile engineer Nishant Agarwal’s laptop

The chats between Brahmos Aerospace missile engineer Nishant Agarwal and Pakistani spy 'Sejal' revealed that she was part of a group that shared data and tips for deceiving Indian defence officials.

Bihar: RJD leader Bima Bharti’s son gave out contract to kill businessman Gopal Yaduka in Purnia, police says he had mutton party after the...

Bima Bharti ran for Lok Sabha elections in 2024 from Purnia on an RJD ticket and received only 27,120 votes. She has been an MLA from the Rupauli assembly constituency five times. Before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, she quit the JDU and joined the RJD.

Kerala High Court issues notice to CM Pinarayi Vijayan and his daughter Veena in a corruption case

A petition filed in Kerala HC has demanded a probe against CM Pinarayi Vijayan, his daughter Veena, over the alleged financial transactions between her now-defunct IT firm and a private mining company.

Hindu family in Pune assaulted by Monty Sayyed, Jameer, and others after argument over Eid goat hitting a child: Exclusive report

The FIR has been filed against only 5 members from the minority community. However, it is believed that around 10-20 members gathered to attack the Hindu family.

“India nahi hai”, “Pakistan se hoon”: Pakistan cricketer Haris Rauf gets into an ugly spat with a fan in the US, nearly comes to...

During the spat, Haris Rauf shouted at the fan that 'tera India nahi hai yeh' (This is not your India), to which the fan replied "Pakistan se hoon" (I am from Pakistan).

‘Congress proved it doesn’t trust Hindus’: Acharya Pramod Krishnam on Priyanka Gandhi contesting from Wayanad

The by-election in the Wayanad seat was necessitated after Rahul Gandhi decided to retain Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli seat, the other seat he won in the recently held Lok Sabha elections.

Sikh cop manhandled in Dalhousie because locals were angry over CISF-Kangana incident? Himachal Police share the truth behind misleading claims

Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh Police has issued a statement on the matter and said that the image of HP Police and the local people is being tarnished without ascertaining facts. The police said that Himachal Pradesh is a peaceful state and the local people welcome tourists. They added that the police are disciplined and public-friendly.

US bipartisan delegation meets Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, extends support to Tibetan people; likely to trigger fresh diplomatic row with China

Despite China’s stated policy, Republican Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Michael McCaul extended bipartisan support to Tibetans. Before meeting Tibetan spiritual leader, McCaul described them as “democracy-loving” people.

Chenab Rail Bridge—the world’s highest arch bridge set to open soon: All you need to know about the engineering marvel

The Chenab Bridge is part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Link project that aims to boost connectivity in different regions of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mira Road: FIR filed against one Vajud who threatened to slaughter goat within housing society on Bakrid, abused Hindus when they objected, exclusive details

The FIR has been filed under sections 295A (Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) and 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups) of the Indian Penal Code, 1860.

Downplaying Khalistani extremism, targeting India-Australia ties, fuelling Indophobia: ABC News ‘journalist’ Avani Dias makes outlandish claims about Modi govt

Avani Dias and her propagandist friends at ABC News sought to weaken India-Australia ties and create an atmosphere of diplomatic distrust.

“If there is 0.001 pc negligence, it should be thoroughly dealt with,” Supreme Court tells NTA in NEET UG result row

The apex court, while hearing fresh petitions relating to alleged paper leaks and malpractices in the NEET-UG, 2024 exam on May 5 this year, issued notices and sought a response from NTA within two weeks.