Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday met his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal at the latter's residence here and extended "complete support" to him in the AAP government's ongoing tussle with the Centre over the control of administrative services.
"Day after tomorrow (Tuesday), I have a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata at 3 pm. After that, I will meet every party's president to seek their formal support for defeating the bill when it comes in Rajya Sabha," Kejriwal said.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that the President should inaugurate the new Parliament building and not the prime minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the newly-constructed Parliament building on May 28.
The Congress has called it a "complete insult" to the country's founding fathers.
The Delhi government on Sunday accused Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena of indulging in "dirty politics" while asserting that the complaints filed by some officers alleging harassment by the AAP dispensation are "absolutely fake".
Officials in the LG Office on Saturday claimed that eight officers posted in the Delhi government and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) have alleged "blatant harassment" by the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation.
Six entities including four foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) are under lens for suspicious trading in Adani group shares prior to the release of the damning Hindenburg report, the Supreme Court-appointed expert committee has said.
"The trading pattern here is suspicious because of the build up of short positions by these entities in the Adani scrips prior to the Hindenburg report, and substantial profits earned by them by squaring off their short positions after publication of the Hindenburg report on January 24, 2023," the expert committee said.
The eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut has been the site of fierce fighting between Ukrainian and Russian forces for months.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday appeared to acknowledge the loss of the eastern city of Bakhmut to Russian forces.
When asked during the G7 summit in Hiroshima if Ukraine still controls the city, Zelenskyy replied, "I think no."
"You have to understand that there is nothing," Zelensky said, referring to Russia's actions. "They destroyed everything."
Former Mumbai NCB chief Sameer Wankhede was questioned for more than five hours on the second day in a row on Sunday by CBI probing the alleged Rs 25 crore bribe demand from actor Shah Rukh Khan for not implicating his son Aryan in the Cordelia cruise 'drug bust' case, an official said.
Wankhede, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, reached the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) office in the Bandra-Kurla Complex at around 10.30 am, he said.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday said all citizens should devote one minute every day for awareness towards the environment and cleanliness and stressed on the need to counter the challenges of climate change and global warming.
''This is needed to counter the climate change and global warming challenges," he said.
Shinde said beach clean-up drives were being held at 35 places in the country simultaneously on Sunday.
No form or requisition slip is required for exchange of Rs 2,000 notes up to a limit of Rs 20,000 at a time as part of exercise to withdraw high-value currency notes from circulation.
RBI on Friday in a surprise move announced withdrawal of Rs 2,000 currency notes from circulation but gave public time till September 30 to either deposit such notes in accounts or exchange them at banks.
Martin Amis, whose caustic, erudite and bleakly comic novels redefined British fiction in the 1980s and ’90s with their sharp appraisal of tabloid culture and consumer excess, and whose private life made him tabloid fodder himself, died Friday at his home in Lake Worth, Florida. He was 73.
His wife, writer Isabel Fonseca, said the cause was esophageal cancer — the same disease that killed his close friend and fellow writer Christopher Hitchens in 2011.
Legendary Bengali Novelist Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's eponymous novel 'Devi Chowdhurani' (Bandit Queen of Bengal) will now be made in a feature film in seven languages including Bengali recapturing the socio-political situation of the 18th Century Bengal.
Director Subhrajit Mitra is helming the project, the first pan-Indian Bengali movie encapsulating the lesser-known chapters of the Indian freedom movement.
"Both 'Anandamath' and 'Devi Chowdhurani' by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay are based on a similar timescale where he finds the latter more appealing in terms of a film.