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500 People, Groups Seek Supreme Court's Intervention In Pegasus Matter

500 People, Groups Seek Supreme Court's Intervention In Pegasus Matter

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

Over 500 individuals and groups have written to Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, seeking immediate intervention of Supreme Court in the alleged Pegasus snooping matter

Businessman Raj Kundra Was Not Cooperating: Police On Challenge To Arrest

Businessman Raj Kundra Was Not Cooperating: Police On Challenge To Arrest

NDTV News Desk | Thursday July 29, 2021, Mumbai

Businessman Raj Kundra was arrested because he was not cooperating with the investigation into the production of and streaming of pornographic films, the Bombay High Court was told by the Mumbai Police on Thursday.

Madhya Pradesh Man Poses As Amit Shah's Relative At Indore Airport, Case Filed

Madhya Pradesh Man Poses As Amit Shah's Relative At Indore Airport, Case Filed

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Indore

Police on Thursday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a man who posed as a relative of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and tricked the city-based international airport's management to avail VIP facilities, an official said.

India's Covid R-Value Climbing Steadily, Kerala And Northeast At Top

India's Covid R-Value Climbing Steadily, Kerala And Northeast At Top

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

The R-factor, which indicates the speed at which COVID-19 infection is spreading in the country, is climbing steadily with Kerala and the Northeastern states occupying top spots and fuelling worries about the pandemic rearing its head again.

"Taliban Verified Danish Siddiqui's Identity, Then Executed Him": Report

"Taliban Verified Danish Siddiqui's Identity, Then Executed Him": Report

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Washington

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan. He was also not a collateral damage, but was "brutally murdered" by the Taliban after verifying his identity, according to a report.

Thieves Break Into 1,200-Year-Old Gujarat Temple In Search Of Treasure

Thieves Break Into 1,200-Year-Old Gujarat Temple In Search Of Treasure

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Surendranagar

Believing in rumours about a hidden treasure, some unidentified persons dug up the sanctum sanctorum of a 1,200-year-old Shiva temple in a remote place in Thangadh taluka of Gujarat's Surendranagar district, police said on Thursday.

Delhi High Court Grants Interim Protection To Journalist Prabir Purkayastha In Money Laundering Case

Delhi High Court Grants Interim Protection To Journalist Prabir Purkayastha In Money Laundering Case

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

On June 21, the high court had directed the Enforcement Directorate not to take coercive action against the news portal as well as its editor-in-chief in connection with the case.

Case Against Maharashtra MLA's 2 Sons After Over 2,000 Attend Their Wedding

Case Against Maharashtra MLA's 2 Sons After Over 2,000 Attend Their Wedding

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Pune

Police in Maharashtra's Solapur district have registered a case against the two sons of MLA Rajendra Raut for a violation of COVID-19 norms during their wedding which was, allegedly, attended by over 2,000 persons.

Days After Border Violence, Assam Advises People Not To Travel To Mizoram

Days After Border Violence, Assam Advises People Not To Travel To Mizoram

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday July 29, 2021, Guwahati

People of Assam are advised not to travel to Mizoram as any threat to their personal safety cannot be accepted, the Assam government said in an advisory on Thursday, pointing to the violence at the border earlier this week.

Poll Panel's Proposals For Reforms Under Consideration, Says Centre

Poll Panel's Proposals For Reforms Under Consideration, Says Centre

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

Various proposals of the Election Commission (EC) for electoral reforms, including seeding of the electoral roll data with the Aadhaar ecosystem, are under the government's consideration, Parliament was informed today.

Legal Services Body In Bengal Gets Its First Transgender Advocate

Legal Services Body In Bengal Gets Its First Transgender Advocate

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Legal Services Authority has got its first transgender advocate with the empanelment of Ankani Biswas by Calcutta High Court Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal, its member secretary Raju Mukherjee said here on Thursday.

Call Sign Of Indian Planes Still 'Viceroy Territory'. Centre Explains Why

Call Sign Of Indian Planes Still 'Viceroy Territory'. Centre Explains Why

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

Changing the VT code (call sign) of the Indian airplanes will have a big financial implication on domestic carriers as all aircraft would have to be grounded till those are repainted with the new registration code, the Centre informed Parliament.

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Would Take Time, Indicates Basavaraj Bommai As Lobbying Continues

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Would Take Time, Indicates Basavaraj Bommai As Lobbying Continues

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Bengaluru/Hubballi

Indicating that expansion of his Cabinet may take some time, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said he will discuss it with the party's central leadership.

''Orange Alert'' In Rajasthan; Heavy Rainfall Expected: Weather Department

''Orange Alert'' In Rajasthan; Heavy Rainfall Expected: Weather Department

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Jaipur

The active southwest monsoon will gain more intensity in the coming days due to which heavy to very heavy rain in Nagaur, Sikar and Ajmer districts is likely on Friday, it said.

"No Locus Standi": India Slams Pakistan For Holding Polls In PoK

"No Locus Standi": India Slams Pakistan For Holding Polls In PoK

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

India rejected the elections in PoK which were won by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's party, saying the "cosmetic exercise" was nothing but an attempt by Pakistan to "camouflage its illegal occupation" and that it has lodged a strong protest