The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Delhi High Court order that had declined the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea seeking the revocation of approver status granted to Rajiv Saxena in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case.
Actor Kangana Ranaut has been asked to apologise for her "derogatory" tweet on an elderly woman who she said was "available for Rs 100", suggesting she can hired to attend protests. A day after sending a legal notice to the actor, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee's (DSGMC) chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa said Ms Ranaut should give an "unconditional apology" within a week. The actor has deleted the tweet on the massive protest by farmers in and around Delhi against the centre's new farm laws.
International Volunteer Day: "Together We Can Through Volunteering" is the focus of IVD 2020 this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic that has thrown people across the world in an unprecedented crisis. IVD observed on December 5 every year is an opportunity for people to say a big thank you to all those who put service above self.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today reached out to the thousands of farmers protesting across India against three Central laws, saying she fully backed the demand for the ordinances' withdrawal.
The Delhi High Court today granted bail to freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, arrested in an espionage case under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly leaking sensitive information to Chinese intelligence.
COVID-19 vaccine will be first given to about one crore health workers from both the public and private sectors, and then to about two crore front-line workers, the Union Health Ministry said in its presentation at the all-party meet today, sources said.
Experts believe that aCOVID vaccine "will be ready in the next few weeks",Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today during an all-party meeting, asserting that India's vaccination programme would begin as soon as a go-ahead from scientists is given.
A teacher who instinctively followed his own teaching at his very moment of global glory and unprecedented fortune: Ranjitsinh Disale of India just demonstrated to the world what that meant. The 32-year-old primary school teacher from Maharashtra on Thursday won the annual Global Teacher Prize 2020, only to share the approximately Rs 7.4 crore prize money with nine of his fellow finalists, perhaps the first time in history that such a gesture was made. The world was floored all over again.
40 farmer leaders are holding a meeting at one of the Delhi-Haryana borders to discuss follow-up actions after Thursday's meeting with the government failed to end the deadlock over the contentious new farm laws. The farmer representatives stuck to their demand for the repeal of the laws and even refused lunch, tea and water offered to them during almost seven-hour-long meeting in central Delhi. The third round of meeting with the centre will be held tomorrow. Farmer leaders have also given a call for a nation-wide protest tomorrow. The protest - the biggest by farmers in years - has entered the ninth day.