MY KOLKATA EDUGRAPH
ADVERTISEMENT
photo-article-logo Wednesday, 22 May 2024

News of the day: IED explosion damages bridge on NH 2 in Manipur, Hemant Soren moves Supreme Court and more

Here are the latest developments from India and abroad

Our Web Desk Published 24.04.24, 07:21 PM
Representational image
1 10

Representational image

File image
ADVERTISEMENT

Delhi court asked the CBI to file documents, including a table detailing the statements of witnesses and accused as well as the evidence, in the corruption case related to the alleged excise policy scam by May 7. On April 22, the court had reserved for May 2 its order on the bail application of BRS leader K Kavitha, who is currently in judicial custody, in the case.

Representational image
2 10

Representational image

File image

Electronics Corporation of India Ltd and Bharat Electronics Ltd have refused to disclose the names and contact details of the manufacturers and suppliers of various components of EVMs and VVPATs under the RTI Act citing 'commercial confidence', according to RTI responses from the PSUs to an activist. The VVPAT is an independent vote verification system which enables electors to see whether their votes have been cast correctly.

3 10
File image

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seized on Congress leader Sam Pitroda's remarks on inheritance tax to step up the ruling BJP's blistering attack on the issue of 'wealth redistribution'', saying 'zindagi ke saath bhi, zindagi ke baad bhi' is the Opposition party's mantra to 'loot' people.

4 10
PTI

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren moved the Supreme Court, saying the high court is not pronouncing verdict on his plea challenging arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. Sibal said they had approached the top court against his arrest on February 2 but the bench had asked them to move the high court for relief.

Representational image
5 10

Representational image

File Image

A bridge on the National Highway 2 in ethnic violence-hit Manipur’s Kangpokpi district was partially damaged in an IED explosion early on Wednesday, disrupting traffic movement in the area, police said. No casualties were reported so far in the improvised explosive device (IED) blast, he said.

6 10
File Image

Calcutta High Court directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI to submit updated reports on their ongoing investigation into a purported primary school jobs scam in West Bengal, focusing on the recruitment of primary teachers who passed a Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) in 2014. ED provided a forensic report on the voice sample of Sujay Krishna Bhadra, an alleged employee of Leaps and Bounds, a company reportedly linked to Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, who was one of its directors for a limited period of time.

7 10
PTI

Union minister Nitin Gadkari fainted while speaking at an election rally in eastern Maharashtra's Yavatmal district. As he suffered a fainting fit, the security personnel accompanying him carried him off-stage.

8 10
File Image

RBI barred Kotak Mahindra Bank from onboarding new customers through its online and mobile banking channels and issuing fresh credit cards with immediate effect as the lender found deficient in its IT risk management. "Serious deficiencies and non-compliances were observed in the areas of IT inventory management, patch and change management, user access management, vendor risk management, data security and data leak prevention strategy, business continuity and disaster recovery rigour and drill, etc," the RBI's statement said.

Representational image
9 10

Representational image

File Image

US Senate voted by a wide margin in favor of legislation that would ban TikTok in the United States if its owner, the Chinese tech firm ByteDance, fails to divest the popular short video app over the next nine months to a year. "For years we've allowed the Chinese Communist party to control one of the most popular apps in America that was dangerously shortsighted," said Senator Marco Rubio, the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee.

10 10
PTI

Maharashtra police's cyber cell has registered an FIR against an X user for allegedly uploading a 'deepfake' or manipulated video in which actor Ranveer Singh appeared to be making an appeal to vote for the Congress, an official said. Ranveer Singh gave an interview to the media while he was in Varanasi to promote a fashion show and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the complaint.

Follow us on:
ADVERTISEMENT

MORE IN PICTURES

Share this article

CLOSE