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"Mamata Banerjee's Raj Dharma Example": Trinamool Suspends Sheikh Shahjahan

"Mamata Banerjee's Raj Dharma Example": Trinamool Suspends Sheikh Shahjahan

Thursday February 29, 2024

A day after Sandeshkhali strongman Sheikh Shahjahan was arrested in connection with the mob attack on an Enforcement Directorate (ED) team, Trinamool Congress suspended him from the party for six years.

2 Girls' Bodies Found In Tree In UP's Kanpur, Families Allege Rape: Cops

2 Girls' Bodies Found In Tree In UP's Kanpur, Families Allege Rape: Cops

NDTV News Desk | Thursday February 29, 2024, Lucknow

The bodies of two girls - a 16-year-old and a 14-year-old - were found hanging - an apparent case of death by suicide after being forced to drink liquor and sexually assaulted - from a tree in a village in the Kotwali area of UP's Kanpur district.

Cabinet OKs Solar Scheme To Give 1 Crore Families 300 Units Of Free Power A Month

Cabinet OKs Solar Scheme To Give 1 Crore Families 300 Units Of Free Power A Month

NDTV News Desk | Thursday February 29, 2024

Continuing its push for renewable energy, the government has approved a scheme providing assistance of up to Rs 78,000 to 1 crore families to set up rooftop solar systems, which will enable them to get free electricity up to 300 units per month.

With 1.08% Growth Every Year, Leopard Population In India Reaches 13,874

With 1.08% Growth Every Year, Leopard Population In India Reaches 13,874

Asian News International | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Delhi

India's leopard population has reached 13,874, with 1.08 percent per year growth between 2018 and 2022, as per a report released by the Environment Ministry today.

"Won't Collect Biometric Data Of Myanmar, Bangladesh Refugees": Mizoram Chief Minister

"Won't Collect Biometric Data Of Myanmar, Bangladesh Refugees": Mizoram Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, Aizawl

Mizoram Chief Minister Lalduhoma on Thursday said his government will not collect biometric details of Myanmar and Bangladesh refugees.

FASTag KYC Deadline Could Be Extended Beyond February 29: Report

FASTag KYC Deadline Could Be Extended Beyond February 29: Report

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday February 29, 2024

FASTag KYC Update: FASTag is an electronic toll collection system in India, operated by the NHAI. It employs RFID technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it or directly toll owner.

Air India Fined Rs 30 Lakh After Passenger, Not Given Wheelchair, Dies

Air India Fined Rs 30 Lakh After Passenger, Not Given Wheelchair, Dies

NDTV News Desk | Thursday February 29, 2024

Air India has been fined Rs 30 lakh after a 80-year-old passenger died at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport while walking from the plane to the terminal as he was not provided a wheelchair.

"43 Cases, Will Keep You Busy For 10 Years": Court To Shahjahan's Lawyer

"43 Cases, Will Keep You Busy For 10 Years": Court To Shahjahan's Lawyer

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday February 29, 2024, Kolkata

A lawyer representing Sandeshkhali strongman Sheikh Shahjahan was in for some tough talk by the Calcutta High Court today. A bench led by Chief Justice TS Sivagnanam turned down the advocate's request to raise a bail plea and said it has "no sympathy

Lt Governor Forced Officers To Stall Bus Marshal Scheme: Arvind Kejriwal

Lt Governor Forced Officers To Stall Bus Marshal Scheme: Arvind Kejriwal

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena of threatening officers to stall various city government initiatives, including the bus marshal scheme.

Man Thrashed Dog And Locked It Up In Room In UP, Arrested After Video Surfaces

Man Thrashed Dog And Locked It Up In Room In UP, Arrested After Video Surfaces

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, Saharanpur (UP)

During the probe it was found that the accused is used to beating dogs frequently, police said.

"Mutual Adjustment": BJP's Suvendu Adhikari On Arrest Of Sandeshkhali Accused Sheikh Shahjahan

"Mutual Adjustment": BJP's Suvendu Adhikari On Arrest Of Sandeshkhali Accused Sheikh Shahjahan

Asian News International | Thursday February 29, 2024

West Bengal's Leader of Opposition (LoP), Suvendu Adhikari, has raised eyebrows over the arrest of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, stating, "This is not an arrest; this is a mutual adjustment."

Man Can't Be Held Guilty For Abetment Of Wife's Suicide Unless...: Supreme Court

Man Can't Be Held Guilty For Abetment Of Wife's Suicide Unless...: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Delhi

A man cannot be held guilty for abetment of his wife's suicide within seven years of marriage unless there is cogent evidence of harassment or cruelty, the Supreme Court has said.

Gautam Adani On Indian Express 'Most Powerful Indians' List

Gautam Adani On Indian Express 'Most Powerful Indians' List

NDTV News Desk | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ranks No. 1 in a list of the 100 most powerful Indians compiled by the daily Indian Express.

West Bengal CID To Probe Cases Against Trinamool's Sheikh Shahjahan

West Bengal CID To Probe Cases Against Trinamool's Sheikh Shahjahan

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 29, 2024, Kolkata

The West Bengal CID on Thursday took over the investigation of cases lodged against TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan, who was arrested from Minakah in North 24 Parganas district, a senior official said.

'Dr Bomb' Abdul Karim Tunda Acquitted In 1993 Serial Train Blasts Case

'Dr Bomb' Abdul Karim Tunda Acquitted In 1993 Serial Train Blasts Case

Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday February 29, 2024, Ajmer

A special court in Rajasthan today acquitted top Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb maker Abdul Karim Tunda in a 1993 serial blasts cases