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Centre will also file an affidavit in Supreme Court requesting the the trial of viral video case to take place outside Manipur.

 The Allahabad High Court reserved order in Gyanvapi case. The stay on ASI survey extended till then August 3.

Supreme Court allows Director of ED to continue in office till September 15, 2023. No further application for extension of tenure. ED director shall cease to be an ED director from night of Sept 15

The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has sent a formal invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the consecration of the idol of Lord Rama in the sanctum sanctorum of the Ram Temple January next year, a trust member said on Thursday. The trust will extend invitations to around 10,000 guests for the ceremony.

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm on Thursday as Opposition parties continued to protest on the Manipur issue.

The Opposition has used a parliamentary tool of no-confidence motion to express its lack of confidence in the government but this time they are using it to compel Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement in the House on the Manipur issue that has stalled the Parliament for five consecutive days.


 

9:46 PM

Political parties that fall under the I. N.D.I.A bloc will visit Manipur: Raghav Chadha

8:24 PM

Jaishankar holds delegation-level talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi

7:41 PM

Parliamentary panel slams govt over MGNREGA fund cuts

The Parliamentary Committee on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has slammed the government over the reduction in allocation for MGNREGA, saying it could hamper the work being done under the rural employment scheme. The panel also pulled up the Department of Rural Development for not explaining the reason behind the cut in allocation.

 
7:10 PM

Consensus required for women's reservation bill: Govt

The women's reservation bill requires "careful consideration" on the basis of consensus among all political parties before it is brought to Parliament, the government said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. In a written reply to a question, Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal said gender justice is an important commitment of the government.

"The issue involved needs careful consideration on the basis of the consensus among all political parties before a Bill for amendment in the Constitution is brought before Parliament," he said.

 
6:53 PM

Ministry of Home Affairs to refer Manipur viral video case to CBI

Centre will also file an affidavit in Supreme Court requesting the the trial of viral video case to take place outside Manipur
 
5:57 PM

Faces, sins, habits, all are same but group's name has been changed: PM Modi

5:26 PM

Gathering details on Indian man reaching Pakistan after being swept away in Sutlej River: MEA

4:27 PM

SC allow Director of ED to continue in office till September 15

Supreme Court allows Director of ED to continue in office till September 15, 2023. No further application for extension of tenure. ED director shall cease to be an ED director from night of Sept 15
4:18 PM

Street violence in J-K has ended: LG Manoj Sinha

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said the street violence in Jammu and Kashmir has ended and an era of peace has dawned in the Union Territory.

He said there were elements who would frequently call for strikes in Kashmir, resulting in loss of business and academic opportunities.

"The street violence has ended in Jammu and Kashmir. Those people are not seen anymore who were responsible for the street violence. I understand that they were victims of some people," Sinha said, addressing a conference on Sufism here.

3:53 PM

Kanjawala hit and run case: Court orders framing of charges against 7 accused

A sessions court here Thursday ordered the framing of charges against seven accused in the hit-and-run case where a 20-year-old woman was dragged to death while trapped under a car in the national capital on new year's day.

Additional Sessions Judge Neeraj Gaur ordered the framing of charges against Amit Khanna, Krishan, Manoj Mittal and Mithun, who were in the offending car, under IPC sections 302 (murder), 120 B (criminal conspiracy), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence or giving false information to screen offender) and 212 (harbouring offender).

Amit Khanna has also been charged with negligent driving.

While discharging the three other co-accused- Ashutosh Bhardwaj, Ankush and Deepak Khanna- of the charge of criminal conspiracy, the court ordered framing of charges against the trio under IPC sections 182 (false information with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person), 34 (common intention), 201 and 212.

3:50 PM

Now Chinese woman travels to Pak to meet her lover whom she met on social media

In yet another cross-border love story, a Chinese woman has travelled to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to meet a Pakistani man whom she befriended and fell in love with on social media, police said on Thursday.

The woman, identified by the media as Gao Feng, arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday by road from China via Gilgit on a three-month visit visa. The 21-year-old was picked up by her 18-year-old friend Javed, a resident of Bajaur tribal district bordering Afghanistan, they said.

Javed took the woman to his maternal uncle's home in Samarbagh tehsil of Lower Dir District instead of his hometown due to the security situation in Bajaur District bordering Afghanistan.

3:46 PM

Adityanath holds Janata Darshan, orders quick disposal of grievances

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday held 'Janata Darshan', a public grievance meeting, at his official 5 Kalidas Marg residence here.

The Chief Minister heard the grievances of 180 people and directed officials for their transparent disposal, an official statement issued here said.

He also asked the officials to adopt a sensitive attitude towards people's problems, warning them against any negligence on their part in ensuring prompt and quality resolution of their issues, it said.

3:45 PM

Jal Jeevan Mission helping women in Arunachal's Leparada district

There was a time when women of Soi village in Leparada district of Arunachal Pradesh were required to reach the stream flowing near it at the crack of dawn to get clean water for their families.

As those who reached late had to be content with turbid water, reaching the stream in the early morning hours was a challenge for the women.

But the age-old practice has thankfully changed after the launching of the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)

3:35 PM

BJP-RSS only interested in power, working towards dividing country: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi charged on Thursday that the BJP-RSS are only interested in power and are working towards dividing the country as they not care about the sorrow and pain of people.

Addressing a Youth Congress programme virtually, Gandhi said, "The BJP-RSS only want power and can do anything to get power. For power, they will burn Manipur, they will burn the entire country. They don't care about the sorrow and pain of the country."

Be it Haryana, Punjab or Uttar Pradesh, "they will sell the entire country as they only want power," Gandhi alleged and added that for the Congress, this is the fight.

3:20 PM

Ram Mandir Trust invites PM Modi for idol consecration in January

The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has sent a formal invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the consecration of the idol of Lord Rama in the sanctum sanctorum of the Ram Temple January next year, a trust member said on Thursday.

The trust will extend invitations to around 10,000 guests for the ceremony.

The Trust has formally invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi writing him a letter recently and dates between 15 January to 24 January have been given, but the exact date will be decided by the Prime Minister himself, general secretary of Ram Mandir Trust Champat Rai told PTI.

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First Published: Jul 27 2023 | 8:55 AM IST

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