CJI Ranjan Gogoi gets clean chit in sexual harassment case: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi got a clean chit from the Supreme Court’s In-House Inquiry Committee which “has found no substance” in the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by a former woman employee of the apex court.
BJP pulls out all stops on campaign trail for remaining phases of polling: The BJP pulled out all stops on the campaign trail for the remaining phases of polling. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed three rallies in West Bengal and Jharkhand training his guns at Mamata Banerjee and the Left Front. BJP President Amit Shah campaigned in Bihar.
PM Modi undertakes aerial survey of cyclone-affected Odisha: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani in an aerial survey of cyclone-ravaged areas of Odisha. In what was a reflection of the close co-ordination with which the Centre and state authorities worked to deal with the natural disaster.
High profile voters garner media attention during 5th Phase Elections: While the big electoral bouts once again stole the limelight, high-profile voters in this phase too garnered media attention. Among them were Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union I&B and Sports Minister Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore, Union Minister Jayant Sinha, former Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Congress leader and former Minister Subodh Kant Sahai. While their fates were locked by the electorate in EVM machines….they also exercised their franchise.
CBSE Class 10 results declared: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results for Class 10 exam on Monday.
Glimpses from phase V of Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls is underway.
LS Polls fifth phase: Voting underway in Shopian, Pulwama districts: Polling was underway on Monday in Shopian and Pulwama districts — part of Anantnag Lok Sabha seat – and in Ladakh constituency of Jammu and Kashmir amidst stringent security arrangements.
PM assesses cyclone Fani-hit areas of Odisha; sanctions additional Rs. 1,000 cr: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey of Cyclone Fani-ravaged districts of Odisha to take stock of the situation.
Voting concludes for phase V of Lok Sabha polls: Polling concludes for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 51 constituencies spread over seven states, amidst tight security on Monday.
Sri Lanka witnesses drop of 60% in tourist arrivals post Easter Sunday attacks: Sri Lanka has seen a drop of 60 percent in tourist arrivals following Easter Sunday attacks that killed 257 people including 44 foreigners.
North Korea conducts missile test to check “long-range multiple rocket launchers”: North Korea has conducted a “strike drill” for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday (May 4, the North’s state media reported on Sunday (May 5).
Sri Lanka: Temporary ban on social media lifted: In Sri Lanka, the ban on several social media platforms was lifted after it was temporarily blocked, following a tense situation in Negombo on Sunday night which led to an overnight police curfew.
At least 41 killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow: Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said.
Sensex cracks over 400 points amid jitters in Chinese equities: The benchmark BSE Sensex cracked over 400 points on Monday tracking carnage in Asian equities after US President Donald Trump threatened to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week.
Mertens overtakes Maradona’s Napoli goal record, pledges to stay: Dries Mertens on Sunday overtook club legend Diego Maradona in Napoli’s all-time Serie A scorers list after bagging his 82st goal in a 2-1 win over Cagliari which sealed second place in this season.
J&K girl among 27 Indians to play Women’s T20 Challenge beginning today: Australia’s top internationals might be missing due to inter-board politics but the second edition of the Women’s T20 Challenge starting Monday will provide an ideal opportunity to the younger Indian players to raise their level in company of the game’s biggest stars.
Federer and Del Potro play down expectations ahead of Madrid Open: As the Madrid Open gets underway, Roger Federer on Sunday (May 5) said he was confident in his decision to return to clay after a three-year hiatus, if not in his chances to win the tournament.
IIT Mandi’s self-cleaning glass can purify water using sunlight: Scientists at IIT Mandi have developed a self-cleaning glass that can remove microbes and organic pollutants — like dyes, detergent, and drugs — from waste water, using only sunlight.
Most Indian adults not aware they are suffering from hypertension: Study: Hypertension prevalence in India is high, but only 45 per cent of people are aware of their diagnosis, according to a first large-scale population based study of hypertension care in India.
Animal lovers in Karnataka flock to first pet restaurant: Mangaluru city in Karnataka got its first pet cafe, where animal lovers can spend time frolicking with their pets and also treat them to special picks from a customised food menu.