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Singapore initiates recall of Everest Fish Curry Masala over 'excess pesticide content'

Everest's Fish Curry Masala, a popular product in India, has come under the scanner in Singapore with authorities initiating a recall of the product over alleged presence of a pesticide exceeding permissible limits. In a notification issued on April 19, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said th

SC urges EC to probe BJP's alleged extra votes in Kasargod EVM mock polling

New Delhi, Apr 18 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Thursday orally asked the Election Commission (EC) to look into media reports suggesting that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) erroneously registered votes in favour of the BJP during mock polling in Kerala’s Kasaragod. A bench of Justice

UPSC Results 2023: 51 Muslim candidates crack UPSC examination

More than 50 Muslims figured in the UPSC Civil Services Merit List 2023 released today, with five of them securing different ranks and positions in the list of top 100. Of the total 51 Muslims who figured in the Civil Services Merit List 2023 released today, five – Ruhani, Nausheen, Wardah

SC issues notice to ED on CM Kejriwal's plea against arrest

New Delhi, Apr 15 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice on a plea filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest and subsequent remand by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the excise policy case. Agreeing to examine the matter, a bench presided over by Jus

BJP's Lok Sabha poll manifesto 'Sankalp Patra' released

New Delhi, Apr 14 (IANS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released its manifesto, named 'Sankalp Patra', for the Lok Sabha polls. The manifesto was presented by BJP's Manifesto Committee head and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra

NDA will not get enough seats to form government at Centre, says Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said that while the INDIA bloc may not get an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha elections, the NDA will not get enough seats either to form the government at the Centre. Contrary to the hope expressed in the BJP's slogan of 'Abki baar 400-p

Seven kids dead, 13 injured as school bus overturns in Haryana's Narnaul

MAHENDRAGARH/HISAR: At least seven children were killed while 13 others suffered injuries after their school bus overturned near Unhani village of Haryana's Narnaul on Thursday morning. The kids were on their way to GL Public School, a private school located in Kanina of Mahendragarh, when the

No anonymous political hoardings during LS polls: ECI

New Delhi, Apr 10 (IANS): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cracked down on anonymous political hoardings while issuing directions for disclosure of publishers and printers on them for traceability and accountability. The ECI on Wednesday directed all states and Union Territories to

BJP shifts PM Modi’s April 14 rally from mainland to coastal Karnataka

Bengaluru, Apr 8 (IANS): The Karnataka BJP has shifted the venue of the mega public rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the mainland region of the state to the coastal area considering various factors. Sources in the BJP confirmed that Prime Minister Modi will address a massive public

Elections 2024: Here’s how you can vote without voter ID card

After the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for the much-awaited Lok Sabha elections and polls of state legislative assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim, the political parties started announcing their candidates for 543 Lok Sabha constituencies a

Total Solar Eclipse 2024: Solar Eclipse on April 8 not visible in India

Total Solar Eclipse: In an astronomical event that will captivate observers across North America, the total solar eclipse slated for April 8, 2024, will unfortunately remain a distant spectacle for enthusiasts in India. The celestial phenomenon, where the moon completely obscures the sun, casting

Will join BJP, announces MP Sumalatha Ambareesh

Bengaluru, Apr 3 (IANS): In a boost to the BJP and JD(S) alliance in Karnataka, independent MP Sumalatha Ambareesh from the Mandya Lok Sabha seat, on Wednesday declared her support to the BJP putting an end to the speculation that she would contest as an independent candidate. Addressing a m

Baba Ramdev apologises to SC in Patanjali misleading ads case

New Delhi, Apr 2: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev issued an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court on Tuesday for failing to comply with its order in the misleading advertisements case. The Supreme Court granted Baba Ramdev one more opportunity to submit his response to the alleged contempt procee

Gyanvapi Case: Supreme Court refuses to stop ongoing puja in mosque cellar

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to stay Hindu prayers in the southern cellar of the Gyanvapi mosque and requested a response from the Kashi Vishwanath Temple trustees regarding the mosque management committee's plea. The apex court also ordered the maintenance of status quo rega

Arvind Kejriwal sent to judicial custody till April 15 in liquor policy case

A Delhi court on Monday sent chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody until April 15 in a money laundering case linked to a now-scrapped liquor policy, less than three weeks before the country begins voting in Lok Sabha elections. Kejriwal was produced in the court of Special Judge Kave

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Karnataka on April 2

Bengaluru, Mar 31 (IANS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will kick-start the poll campaign in Karnataka on April 2 from Bengaluru. In the first public rally after the Lok Sabha elections were announced, the BJP is planning to give a message of unity in the country. V. Sunil Kumar, BJP Stat

Jailed gangster Mukhtar Ansari dies after being admitted to hospital

Jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari passed away on Thursday night. Ansari was admitted to Banda Medical College earlier today after he was found lying unconscious in his barrack. The jail officials immediately spotted him and took him to the district hospital, said a TOI report. S

IndiGo, Air India Flights Graze On Kolkata Airport Runway, Avoid Mishap

Two airplanes had a close encounter when they grazed against each other on the runway in Kolkata on Wednesday morning posing a significant risk to the hundreds of passengers onboard. An IndiGo aircraft heading towards Darbhanga collided with a stationary Air India Express flight at Kolkata Airpor