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Jawaharlal Nehru Statue Vandalised In Madhya Pradesh, Six Arrested After Video Goes Viral

Jawaharlal Nehru Statue Vandalised In Madhya Pradesh, Six Arrested After Video Goes Viral

Reported by Anurag Dwary | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Bhopal

A Jawaharlal Nehru statue was vandalised in Madhya Pradesh's Satna. A video circulating on social media showed a dozen people trying to damage the statue with sticks and rocks. One of them even tries to break the statue using a hammer.

Sebi Exempts Centre From Making Open Offer To Vodafone Idea Shareholders

Sebi Exempts Centre From Making Open Offer To Vodafone Idea Shareholders

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Sebi on Wednesday exempted the government from making an open offer to the shareholders of Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) pursuant to its proposed acquisition of over 33 per cent stake in the telecom operator on conversion of dues into equity.

4 More Pilgrims Die In Kedarnath

4 More Pilgrims Die In Kedarnath

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Rudraprayag/Rishikesh

Four more pilgrims died in Kedarnath on Wednesday while three others were flown to AIIMS-Rishikesh in an air ambulance for treatment after they were taken ill.

Maharashtra MP Claims She Received Death Threats Over Hanuman Chalisa

Maharashtra MP Claims She Received Death Threats Over Hanuman Chalisa

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Independent Lok Sabha MP Navneet Rana on Wednesday filed a complaint with Delhi Police alleging that she received multiple life threatening calls.

Vinai Kumar Saxena To Take Oath As Delhi's New Lt Governor On May 26

Vinai Kumar Saxena To Take Oath As Delhi's New Lt Governor On May 26

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Vinai Kumar Saxena will take oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi tomorrow at a ceremony at the Raj Niwas which is expected to be attended by Union ministers. Home Minister Amit Shah has been invited to the ceremony, sources said.

Bypolls To 3 Lok Sabha, 7 Assembly Seats Across 6 States On June 23

Bypolls To 3 Lok Sabha, 7 Assembly Seats Across 6 States On June 23

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Bypolls to three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats across six states will be held on June 23, the Election Commission said on Wednesday. The 3 Lok Sabha seats are in Uttar Pradesh and in Punjab.

Cops Should Treat Sex Workers With Dignity, Not Abuse Them: Supreme Court

Cops Should Treat Sex Workers With Dignity, Not Abuse Them: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Observing that human decency and dignity extend to sex workers and their children, the Supreme Court has directed police forces in all states and Union territories to treat sex workers with dignity and not to abuse them, verbally or physically.

Ikea Store To Open In Bengaluru In June: Report

Ikea Store To Open In Bengaluru In June: Report

Asian News International | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Davos

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met the CEO of Ingka Group (Ikea), Jesper Brodin, at the World Economic Forum Meet, being held in Switzerland's Davos.

Maharashtra Signs Agreement With Byju's At World Economic Forum

Maharashtra Signs Agreement With Byju's At World Economic Forum

Asian News International | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Davos

Maharashtra Department of Education on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Byju's Institute at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland's Davos to provide modern education to the students of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

CBI Questions Bengal Minister For Over 8 Hours In SSC Recruitment Scam

CBI Questions Bengal Minister For Over 8 Hours In SSC Recruitment Scam

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Kolkata

West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee was on Wednesday grilled by CBI sleuths for over eight hours in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in appointments in government-run and aided schools.

Election Commission Initiates Action Against Unrecognised Parties Flouting Rules

Election Commission Initiates Action Against Unrecognised Parties Flouting Rules

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Tightening the noose around unrecognised registered political parties for flouting rules, including those related to filing of contribution reports and indulging in "serious" financial impropriety, the Election Commission on Wednesday.

At BJP's Day-Long Meet, Plan To Wrest 144 Lok Sabha Seats From Rivals

At BJP's Day-Long Meet, Plan To Wrest 144 Lok Sabha Seats From Rivals

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Debanish Achom | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

The BJP has drawn a plan to fight back on at least 144 Lok Sabha seats where it lost in the last general election in 2019.

Cabinet Clears Sale Of Government's 29.58% Stake In Hindustan Zinc Ltd

Cabinet Clears Sale Of Government's 29.58% Stake In Hindustan Zinc Ltd

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the sale of the government's residual 29.58 per cent stake in Hindustan Zinc Ltd, which at current prices would fetch over Rs 38,000 crore to the exchequer, sources said.

6 Dead After SUV Falls Into Gorge, Catches Fire In Uttarakhand

6 Dead After SUV Falls Into Gorge, Catches Fire In Uttarakhand

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Tehri

Six people including five trekkers from West Bengal were killed on Wednesday when the SUV they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Tehri district and caught fire.

35-Year-Old TikTok Artist Shot Dead By Terrorists In Kashmir's Budgam

35-Year-Old TikTok Artist Shot Dead By Terrorists In Kashmir's Budgam

Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Srinagar

A 35-year-old woman was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district today. A 10-year-old, the woman's nephew, was also injured in the attack.