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Aadhaar-Ration Card Linking Date Extended By 3 More Months; Check New Deadline

New Delhi: Bringing the much needed relief to ration card holders, the government is learnt to have once again extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar and Ration Card. The new deadline to link Aadhaar and Ration Card is 30 September 2024. The previous last date was 30 June.  The Food and

NEET-UG 2024 : Plea In Supreme Court Challenges Grant Of 'Grace Marks' To 1563 Candidates; Urgent Hearing Sought

A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the National Testing Agency(NTA) to grant grace marks to students in the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test(NEET) held this year for admissions to the Under Graduate medical courses. The petitioner, Mr Jaripate Ka

Modi 3.0: First time since independence, no Muslim MP in cabinet

In a first for the country since Independent Indian history, the council of ministers, sworn in alongside Prime Minister Narender Modi, did not include a single representative from the Muslim minority community. This is the first time that no Muslim MP has been sworn into the Modi cabinet. On Jun

5 K'taka MPs including H D Kumaraswamy, Shobha Karandlaje get ministerial berths in Modi 3.0 cabinet

New Delhi, Jun 9: Narendra Modi is set to take the oath as prime minister of India for a third consecutive term on Sunday, June 9, at 7:15 pm. Many MPs will join Modi’s cabinet during the ceremony. Five representatives from Karnataka will join Modi’s cabinet. They include Nirmala Sith

Narendra Modi takes oath for third consecutive term as PM

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi took oath today for a third straight term as the head of a coalition government after two full tenures in which the BJP enjoyed a majority on its own. Mr. Modi, 73, equalled the feat of the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who won in the 1952, 1957 and 19

CWC passes resolution to appoint Rahul Gandhi as LoP; decision on which seat to vacate by Jun 17

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 8 (IANS): The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday passed a resolution to appoint Rahul Gandhi as the Leader of Opposition in the 18th Lok Sabha. "The CWC has unanimously requested Rahul Gandhi to take the position of Leader of Opposition in the Lok

Sonia Gandhi elected Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson, Rahul Gandhi likely to assume Leader of Opposition role

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi was unanimously elected as the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party on Saturday.  The development came mere hours after the Congress Working Committee passed an resolution seeking the appointment of Rahul Gandhi as Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. T

Narendra Modi elected as leader of NDA Parliamentary party, felicitated by allies

New Delhi, Jun 7 (IANS): Narendra Modi was elected as the leader of the NDA Parliamentary party on Friday, setting the stage for his third term as Prime Minister. The NDA allies, under his leadership, are set to stake claim before the President later in the day for the next government formation

Lok Sabha poll results a ‘resounding mandate against hate’: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind

New Delhi: After India’s Lok Sabha elections, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) President, Syed Sadatullah Hussaini, extended his congratulations to the people of India for actively engaging in the electoral process and delivering a powerful message to politicians through their votes. In a press r

Kangana Ranaut 'slapped & assaulted' by CISF constable at Chandigarh airport

Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS): The newly-elected MP from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Kangana Ranaut, has said that she was "slapped and assaulted" by a CISF constable at the Chandigarh airport on Thursday. The incident took place when Kangana was travelling to New Delhi to join her colleagues

Indian-Origin Sunita Williams flies to space aboard Boeing-NASA Starliner spacecraft

New Delhi, Jun 6 (IANS): Creating history, Indian-Origin NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, along with Butch Wilmore, have become the first to fly to space aboard the Boeing Starliner's first-ever crewed mission. The 59-year-old Williams created history by becoming the first woman to fly on

Arvind Kejriwal surrenders, sent to judicial custody till June 5

New Delhi, Jun 2 (IANS): A court here on Sunday sent Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody till June 5 in connection with the money laundering case linked to the alleged excise policy scam. CM Kejriwal, earlier on Sunday, surrendered at Tihar Jail upon expiry of the 21-day

'It is not exit poll, it is Modi media poll', says Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi dismissed the exit poll results that forecasted a clear majority for BJP, labeling them as "Modi media poll" and calling them a product of the Prime Minister's imagination. "It is not exit poll, it is Modi media poll. It is his fantasy poll

New Rule from 1st June 2024: Many financial rules will change from next month, there will be a direct impact on your pocket

New Rule from 1st June 2024 Many financial rules change from the 1st of every month. Many financial rules will change in June 2024 also. These rules have a direct impact on the general public. Let us tell you that the price of LPG cylinder is updated on the first of every month. Let us know which fi

Chhota Rajan gets life term in Mumbai hotelier Jaya Shetty murder case

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS): A Mumbai Special Court has awarded mafia don Rajendra S. Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of the 2001 murder of a city-based hotelier Jaya Shetty, here on Thursday. Special MCOCA Court Judge A.M. Patil found Chhota Rajan guilty

Delhi High Court grants statutory bail to Sharjeel Imam in 2020 riots case involving sedition charges

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Sharjeel Imam in the 2020 Delhi riots case involving allegations of sedition, PTI reported on May 29. A Division Bench of Justices Suresh Kumar Kait and Manoj Jain granted statutory bail to Imam, Bar and Bench reported.  He had challenge

Umar Khalid's bail plea dismissed in 2020 Delhi riots case

A Delhi court rejected the bail plea filed by former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid on Tuesday. Khalid was accused in the alleged larger conspiracy behind the 2020 northeast Delhi communal riots. He was booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Modi Ji remembers mutton, mughal, mangalsutra, mujra but does not remember 'maryada': Kharge

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has targeted PM Modi over his “Mujra” statement. While addressing the media in Himachal Pradesh, he said that Modi ji is nervous that is why such things are coming out of his mouth.  He said that during his speech in Bihar, Prime Minister Mod