SC to hear contempt PIL against PM, HM challenging Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Delhi Police chief

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Supreme Court will hear the contempt petition against the Prime Minister, Home Minister and Ministry of Home Affairs challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner on August 5.…

Tourism Ministry identified eco-tourism as one of the Niche Tourism areas for development: Centre

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Ministry of Tourism has identified Ecotourism as one of the Niche Tourism areas for development in the country, the Central government informed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. In his written…

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,546 new COVID cases, 15 deaths in past 24 hours

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 2 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh recorded 1,546 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours and a total of 15 people succumbed to the virus in the state, informed the state health bulletin.Out of…

SC directs PCI to recommend shooter Naresh Sharma’s name as an additional participant in Tokyo Paralympics

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) to recommend five-time Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma's name as an additional participant for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics Games,...

Forces from outside India interfering in Assam-Mizoram issue: says Kiren Rijiju after BJP MPs write to PM

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that the border dispute between Assam and Mizoram was exacerbated by forces from outside the country with lots of elements from abroad interfering by…

Fake pesticides manufacturing plant busted by Delhi Police

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Delhi Police on Monday arrested two persons in connection with the alleged production of fake pesticides by a manufacturing plant in the Mundka area, West Delhi.Acting on a complaint received from Pappu…

HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on plea to resume all weekly markets

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Delhi Government to file a reply on a petition seeking to resume all weekly markets with all precautions and COVID-19 appropriate behavior or provide…

Khela Hobe slogan will reverberate across India, says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 2 (ANI): The 'Khela Hobe' slogan will reverberate across India in the coming days, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday. Speaking at the launch of Khela Hobe programme at Netaji…

5 Shiromani Akali Dal leaders among 6 from Punjab who joined BJP today

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Six Punjab leaders out of which five are from Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Gajender Singh Shekhawat here on Monday.The new entrants include former…

Basavaraj Bommai to meet JP Nadda for K’taka Cabinet expansion

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Newly appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will meet Bharatiya Janata Party National chief Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday to discuss Karnataka Cabinet expansion. Addressing the reporters briefly in Delh...

No shortage of COVID-19 vaccines but you lack maturity: Health Minister Mandaviya hits back at Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Following Rahul Gandhi's criticism over COVID-19 vaccine shortage in the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday took a swipe at the Congress leader by calling him "immature". Responding to Gandhi's...

PV Sindhu clinches bronze and wins India its third medal at the Tokyo Olympics

The Fact News Service Tokyo, August 1 Star Indian shuttler P V Sindhu on Sunday became only the second Indian to win two Olympic medals, securing a bronze after a…

CM Jai Ram Thakur deploys chopper for evacuation of people stranded in Lahaul valley

The Fact News Service Shimla, August 1 Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has deployed newly acquired state chopper for ferrying at people stranded in landlocked Lahaul valley. Chief Minister directed…

Himachal CM directs officers of Lahaul Spiti to ensure implementation of developmental schemes

The Fact News Service Manali, August 1 Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held a meeting with the District level senior officers of Lahaul Spiti district at district headquarter and directed…

‘Triple Talaq’ law unconstitutional, demonizes Muslims: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 1 (ANI): Lashing out at the PM Narendra Modi-led central government over the law that criminalises 'triple talaq', AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said the legislation was "against equality" and "demonizes M...

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is Prime Minister material, says JD(U) leader Upendra Kushwaha

Patna (Bihar) [India], August 1 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is "PM material" and has the potential and all qualities to become the Prime Minister of the country.…

SC to hear pleas seeking probe into Pegasus row on August 5

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 1 The Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant will hear pleas seeking a court-monitored…

Himachal CM conducts aeriel survey to flood affected region

The Fact News Service Lahaul-Spiti, August 1 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur conducts aerial survey of the flood-affected region of Lahaul-Spiti district on Sunday. Jairam Thakur said that the…

Unnao rape survivor alleges harassment by personal security officers, moves court

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 1 The Unnao rape survivor has moved a Delhi court alleging harassment by the personal security officers (PSOs) deputed on the directions of…

Modi govt ended instant triple talaq, provided relief to Muslim women: Naqvi

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): As the country observes Muslim Women's Rights Day on August 1, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi government has ended the social malpractice of the instant…

Govindas Konthoujam blames ‘inaccessibility’ of Rahul Gandhi, Cong leadership for joining BJP

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Soon after joining the Bharatiya Janata Party, the former Manipur Congress chief Govindas Konthoujam on Sunday blamed the inaccessibility of top Congress leadership for his move. He slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandh...

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs to visit J-K, Ladakh in August

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from August 17 to 22, sources said on Sunday.PM Modi had on June 24 held the…

Opposition ‘zeros’ together can never match stature of PM Modi: Union Minister

New Delhi [India], Aug 1 (ANI): Terming Opposition leaders as 'zeros', Union minister of state for Home Affairs and BJP leader Ajay Mishra Teni on Saturday said that together they can never match the stature of Prime Minister…

BJP like a family, senior leaders will try to convince Supriyo: Bengal MP

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Reacting to BJP leader Babul Supriyo's announcement of quitting politics, the party MP Jagganath Sarkar said that the senior leaders of the party will try to convince him as BJP needs Supriyo.Sarkar…

Man sentenced to death in Bihar for rape & murder of 10-year-old girl

The Fact News Service Sasaram, July 31 A court in Bihar’s Rohtas district gave death sentence to a man held guilty of rape and murder of a 10-year-old girl. Additional…

Delhi: Fake call centre busted; 65 people arrested for duping US citizens

The Fact News Service New Delhi, Jul 31 A fake call centre has been busted in Hari Nagar here and 65 people, who allegedly impersonated US government officials and duped…

Himachal Pradesh: NH-3 blocked due to landslide, restoration work underway

The Fact News Service Mandi, July 31 Chandigarh-Manali Highway (NH-3) has been blocked due to a landslide near the Pandoh area of Mandi district on Saturday. According to the district…

Over 2.27 lakh pregnant women receive COVID-19 caccines in less than one month

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 31 In a significant development, over 2.27 lakh pregnant women have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine under the ongoing National COVID…

Govt ready to hold discussions issues raised by opposition: Agri minister Tomar

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 30 Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday that government is ready to speak on every issue raised by the opposition. “Opposition…

HP CM won’t be allowed to hoist flag, threatens pro Khalistani groups

Shimla, July 30 Pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice has purportedly issued a threat that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will not be allowed to hoist the national flag…

Monsoon session: Opposition MPs stage protest over farm laws inside Parliament premises

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 30 Several Opposition Members of Parliament on Friday were seen protesting against the three farm laws introduced by the Central government last year…

Govt appoints 21 Convenors for various disciplines

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 30 The Central Civil Services Cultural and Sports Board has appointed 21 Convenors for various disciplines. While 17 male Convenors have been appointed…

7th Pay Commission: Central employees may get a setback in August, due to this salary will not increase

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 30 Even after increasing the Dearness Allowance (DA) of central employees, there may be an eclipse on the increase in their House Rent…

Saraswat Bank donates Rs 1 crore towards flood relief

The Fact News Service Mumbai , July 30 Taking a serious note of the devastating flood situation prevailing in various parts of Maharashtra, especially the Konkan region and parts of…

Class 10th evaluation policy ensures no injustice to students: CBSE to HC

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 29 The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the evaluation policy for this year’s Class…

“A helping hand” given to flood affected people by Panvel District Mahila Congress

The Fact News Service Mumbai, July 29 “A helping hand” As per the order of MP Sandhya Tai Savvalakhe and under the guidance of District President RC Gharat Saheb, a…

Goa CM faces flak for asking parents of rape victims why their daughters were out so late

Panaji, July 29 Under pressure from the opposition over the gang rape of two minor girls on a beach, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is facing flak for remarking in…

2 arrested for ‘deliberately’ killing judge in Jharkhand road accident; matter raised in SC

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 29 Two people were arrested after an Additional District Judge (ADJ) of Dhanbad district died after being hit by a vehicle while he was…

Tokyo Olympics: India beat Argentina 3-1 to reach quarterfinals in men’s hockey

The Fact News Service Tokyo, July 29 The Indian men’s hockey team cruised into the Olympic Gamesquarterfinal with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending champions Argentina in its penultimate pool…

Char Dham Yatra banned till August 18

The Fact News Service Nainital, July 29 The Nainital High Court on Wednesday banned the Char Dham Yatra till August 18 in view of the ongoing pandemic situation. The court…

COVID-19: US announces $25 million aid to support India’s vaccination process

Antony Blinken, July 28 The United States (US), on Wednesday, announced $25 million assistance to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts across India. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on…

Cloudburst near Amarnath shrine in J&K amid heavy rain, no casualties

Srinagar, July 28 A massive volume of water rushed down from the mountains near the holy cave of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir after a cloudburst today, videos show. Officials…

Chandrayaan-3 likely to be launched in third quarter of 2022: Govt

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 28 Chandrayaan-3, India’s lunar mission, is likely to be launched during the quarter of 2022, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday, stressing…

Delhi govt to seek suggestions from students, parents, teachers about reopening of schools, colleges: Sisodia

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 28 The Delhi government is seeking feedback from teachers and parents of students about the reopening of schools considering the Covid situation is…

Water level of ganga rises due to heavy rainfall

The Fact News Service Dehradun , July 28 The water level of river Ganga at Gangotri rose significantly due to heavy rainfall and as parts of a mountain near the…

ITBP chief S S Deswal given additional charge of DG, BSF

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 28 The Government of India has given additional charge of Director General, BSF to 1984 batch IPS S.S Deswal who is presently Director…

4 dead, around 40 missing after cloudburst hits village in J&K’s Kishtwar

Kishtwar, July 28 Four people died and around 40 are reported missing after a cloudburst in a remote village in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning, officials…

Rainfall causes waterlogging, traffic jams in Delhi

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 27 Incessant rainfall early on Tuesday brought much relief to the people of Delhi from sultry weather conditions, though the city witnessed traffic…

After Punjab, internal rift begins within Chhattisgarh Cong

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 27 After Punjab, an internal tussle has begun within Chhattisgarh Congress. MLA Brihaspat Singh alleged that the health minister TS Singh Deo conspired…

Mumbai: Court sends Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe to judicial custody for 14 days in pornography racket case

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 27 A local court in Mumbai sent Raj Kundra to judicial custody for 14 days on Tuesday in the pornography racket case, according to…

Admit Offer Annual Networking Meet organised by admission overseas

The Fact News Service Chandigarh July 27 A student recruitment Agent Networking Meet for study in Canada and UK was organized in Shivalik View Hotel, Chandigarh by AdmitOffer.com which is…

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon amid protest by Opposition

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 27 Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 11.45 am amid protest by Opposition members over a range of issues, including the Pegasus snooping…

Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi on July 27-28

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 27 Water supply will be affected in parts of Delhi on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Delhi Jal Board said on Monday. “Water supply…

Himachal Pradesh: NH 3 blocked near Mandi due to landslide

The Fact News Service Mandi, July 27 Chandigarh-Manali Highway (National Highway-3) has been blocked for traffic movement due to landslide between Mandi and Kullu at Hanogi in Mandi district on…

Manipur govt appoints Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police after Tokyo heroics

The Fact News Service Imphal, July 26 Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced that the state government has decided to appoint Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as Additional…

Samyukta Morcha to talk to farmers of Punjab Uttarakhand, UP about govt’s policies, work: Rakesh Tikait

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 26 Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday said Samyukta Morcha has decided to go to Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and…

Farm laws stir: Women farmers holds ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar