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Rajiv Gandhi Case Convict Approaches Supreme Court Seeking Early Release

Rajiv Gandhi Case Convict Approaches Supreme Court Seeking Early Release

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has moved the Supreme Court seeking her premature release.

3 Rafale Fighters Of French Air Force Make Stopover In India

3 Rafale Fighters Of French Air Force Make Stopover In India

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

A French Air and Space Force contingent, including three Rafale jets, made a strategically crucial stopover at the IAF's Sulur base in Tamil Nadu as part of a mega military operation it carried out in the Pacific Ocean.

Tripura Congress Leader Attacked During <i>Bharat Jodo Yatra</i>, Hospitalised

Tripura Congress Leader Attacked During Bharat Jodo Yatra, Hospitalised

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Thursday August 11, 2022, Guwahati

A senior Tripura Congress leader has suffered head injuries and his car was vandalised during a Bharat Jodo yatra on the outskirts of Agartala on Thursday.

Trinamool's "Serious Doubts" About Central Agencies After Leader's Arrest

Trinamool's "Serious Doubts" About Central Agencies After Leader's Arrest

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, Kolkata

In the backdrop of the arrest of senior Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal by CBI in a cattle smuggling case on Thursday, the party, while asserting it does not support corruption, questioned the impartiality of the central agencies.

For Family of Indian Woman, Who Died By Suicide In US, A Painful Wait

For Family of Indian Woman, Who Died By Suicide In US, A Painful Wait

Reported by Arun Singh, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

Referencing the welcome that Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives everytime he goes abroad, the family of the Indian woman in the US, who died by suicide, has asked what's taking so long for authorities to bring back the body.

Cops Click Pics Of Delhi Violence Accused To Match Them With CCTV Footage

Cops Click Pics Of Delhi Violence Accused To Match Them With CCTV Footage

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi Police took those arrested in the Jahangiripuri violence case to the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) where their photographs were clicked in the same angle as seen in the CCTV footage and videos, officials said on Thursday.

CBI Gets 10-Day Custody Of Trinamool Leader In Cattle Smuggling Scam

CBI Gets 10-Day Custody Of Trinamool Leader In Cattle Smuggling Scam

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, Asansol, West Bengal

A special CBI court in West Bengal's Asansol town on Thursday remanded Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal in 10-day custody of the central agency in connection with a cattle smuggling case.

Economy "Fastest", Monsoon Good, Crude Down: Government Hopes To Cut Price-Rise Now, Say Sources

Economy "Fastest", Monsoon Good, Crude Down: Government Hopes To Cut Price-Rise Now, Say Sources

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

The government also intends to eventually "do away with income tax exemptions" and "look at ways to strengthen the system", say sources

Accused Can't Be Convicted Based On Suspicion: Supreme Court

Accused Can't Be Convicted Based On Suspicion: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

An accused cannot be convicted on the ground of suspicion, no matter how strong it is, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, while acquitting a man in a murder case.

"Perverse Twist": Nirmala Sitharaman Slams Arvind Kejriwal On Freebies

"Perverse Twist": Nirmala Sitharaman Slams Arvind Kejriwal On Freebies

Reported by Sunil Prabhu | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman has demanded a debate on the distribution of freebies, countering Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's allegation that the Central government only distributes largesse among its friends in the corporate world.

100 Million Corbevax Doses Supplied To Centre, Says Biological E

100 Million Corbevax Doses Supplied To Centre, Says Biological E

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, Hyderabad

Biological E. Ltd (BE) on Thursday said it has delivered 10 crore (100 million) doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, Corbevax, to the Centre so far.

Freebie Culture Elevated To Level Of Art For Polls: Centre to Supreme Court

Freebie Culture Elevated To Level Of Art For Polls: Centre to Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

The "freebie culture" has been elevated to the level of "art" for fighting elections and will lead to "disaster" if some political parties understand this is the only way to deliver public welfare measures, the Centre told the Supreme Court.

India To Be Fastest Growing Economy This Year: Government Sources

India To Be Fastest Growing Economy This Year: Government Sources

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

Rising inflation rates notwithstanding, India will be the fastest growing economy in the world this year, a top government source said on Thursday.

"Just A Phase": Maharashtra Minister On Nitish Kumar's Bihar Move

"Just A Phase": Maharashtra Minister On Nitish Kumar's Bihar Move

Asian News International | Thursday August 11, 2022, Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar on Thursday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar might "reconsider" his decision to part ways with the BJP if he felt he had picked a "wrong party".

Shashi Tharoor To Get France's Highest Civilian Award

Shashi Tharoor To Get France's Highest Civilian Award

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 11, 2022, New Delhi

With senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor set to be conferred with France's highest civilian award Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, a host of party leaders congratulated him on the prestigious honour.