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Man held for social media post on Modi, Shah, Yogi

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 04:30
A man, who allegedly put up a social media post threatening to behead Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, was arrested in Hyderabad, the police said on Thursday.
Categories: Current News in India

Protests Erupt Over Udaipur Killing

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 04:19
Kanhaiya Lal's gruesome murder leads to protests in many towns and cities.
Categories: Current News in India

Udaipur tailor's murder: Hindu outfit takes out rally

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 04:14
The 'Sarv Hindu Samaj' rally was called by Hindu organisations and was held peacefully from the Town Hall to the collectorate with permission of the district administration.
Categories: Current News in India

HC fines petitioners Rs1 lakh for PIL against Shinde

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 03:51
The Bombay high court on Thursday termed as "politically induced litigation" a PIL filed by seven citizens seeking action against dissident Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde and other rebel MLAs of the party, and said it would hear the plea if the petitioners deposit Rs 1 lakh as security.
Categories: Current News in India

Dom's Take: Waah Mere Sher Shinde, Waah!

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 03:15
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Maharashtra's riveting political drama when ambitious Eknath Shinde dethroned the late Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray's son and political heir last night.
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Respite! Delhi receives first monsoon showers

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 02:42
The India Meteorological Department said the southwest monsoon further advanced into Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmiri, some parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan on June 30.
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No talks on ministerial berths with BJP so far: Shinde

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 02:26
Clearing the air around the distribution of portfolio with the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde on Thursday said that there has been no discussion with the latter, however, adding that the talks will happen soon.
Categories: Current News in India

'Govt says what we do is fine and you must accept it'

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:34
'They don't want anybody to stand up and support the vulnerable sections of society who may be targeted.'
Categories: Current News in India

Amarnath yatra starts after 3 yrs with 2750 pilgrims

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:32
The annual Amarnath Yatra began on Thursday as a batch of about 2,750 pilgrims left the base camp in Nunwan, Jammu-Kashmir, for the cave shrine housing the naturally formed ice-lingam in the south Kashmir Himalayas.
Categories: Current News in India

ISRO's PSLV-C53 Is Ready For Launch

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:26
The 25-hour countdown has begun for the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV-C53 mission in Sriharikota.
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Active Covid cases cross 1 lakh mark after 122 days

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:18
India logged 18,000 new coronavirus infections in a single day after a gap of 130 days, taking the COVID-19 tally to 4,34,52,164, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Thursday.
Categories: Current News in India

Sena rebels to hold meet in Goa to decide way ahead

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:09
Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs led by senior leader Eknath Shinde, who are currently camping in Goa, will hold a meeting on Thursday to decide the way forward as they are likely to support the Bharatiya Janata Party to form the next government in Maharashtra following the resignation of Uddhav Thackeray as the chief minister.
Categories: Current News in India

BJP meet today, Fadnavis likely to stake claim soon

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:01
The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is expected to stake claim to form the next government in Maharashtra soon following the resignation of Uddhav Thackeray as the chief minister, will be holding a series of meetings in Mumbai on Thursday to decide the future course of action, where party's state in-charge C T Ravi will remain present, party sources said.
Categories: Current News in India

'A tribal President will be a great showpiece'

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:57
'But will there be matching action as far as tribals are concerned on the ground?'
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Twitter handle that complained against Zubair deleted

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:42
The anonymous Twitter handle, a complaint from which led to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair's arrest, does not exist on the microblogging website anymore.
Categories: Current News in India

Maha: All eyes on Raj Bhavan for next govt formation

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:40
BJP's Devendra Fadnavis, who is expected to make a comeback as chief minister after holding the post from 2014 to 2019, is scheduled to brief media later Thursday on the future course of action, which will include staking claim to form the next government.
Categories: Current News in India

What's next? Fadnavis, Shinde will decide, says BJP

Rediff News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 23:43
To a question about the BJP's next move, as it is the single largest party in the Maharashtra legislative assembly, Patil said, "The next steps will be decided by Fadnavis and Eknath Shinde."
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Not happy with Uddhav's decision: Rebel Sena MLA

Rediff News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:31
He (Thackeray) tried to convince us, rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, Bharat Gogawale said.
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Maha lost sensible, graceful CM: Raut on Uddhav's exit

Rediff News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:10
Without naming the BJP, Raut said those who want to grab power can do so but the future will belong to Shiv Sena.
Categories: Current News in India

Celebrations erupt in BJP camp as Uddhav quits

Rediff News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:48
Many of BJP leaders said that Fadnavis will soon helm the state.
Categories: Current News in India