Karnataka news: People line up to get free alcohol at BJP MP K Sudhakar’s party

BJP MP K Sudhakar hosted a party in Karnataka, distributing free alcohol to attendees in celebration of his Lok Sabha win. Despite police warnings, guests queued up to receive booze brought in by trucks. The event, following a letter seeking police security, saw alcohol served despite restrictions. Sudhakar won the election by over 1.5 lakh […]

Bihar man, 24, caught by residents on suspicion of theft dies in police custody

24-year-old man, suspected of theft, dies in police custody in Bihar. Mohammad Shahzad, arrested by residents in Gaya and handed over to police, was allegedly beaten by mob. Family blames residents and police for neglect, demanding action. Autopsy awaited. Police deny negligence, saying Shahzad received medical attention. Postmortem to determine cause of death. Case under […]

Ex-Jharkhand CM Champai Soren takes oath as Minister in Hemant Soren Government

Former Jharkhand CM Champai Soren was sworn in as a Minister in the Hemant Soren Government on July 8. He resigned as CM on July 3, preceding Hemant Soren becoming the new Chief Minister. The oath was administered by Jharkhand Governor C.P. Radhakrishnan at Raj Bhavan, attended by senior alliance leaders and government officials. Ten […]

Law and order in UP has ‘collapsed’: Chandrashekhar Azad

Chandrashekhar Azad criticises law and order in UP. Azad Samaj MP claims the state’s security has “collapsed” under BJP rule. He alleges innocence framed in mob-lynching and stampede cases, calling out police moral failure. UP police accused of releasing guilty parties. Azad vows to address negligence in Parliament. No arrests made in Hathras stampede.

Chennai Corporation identifies 40 low-lying areas for monsoon preparedness

Chennai Corporation’s Monsoon Preparedness Plan Targets 40 Low-Lying Areas Chennai Corporation gears up for monsoon with a focused plan to tackle heavy rains in the city. Commissioner J. Radhakrishnan highlights challenges faced by low-lying areas and ongoing efforts to pump out water efficiently. Medical camps set up to prevent health issues like diarrhoea outbreaks, as […]

Why India’s millions of domestic workers have no legal protections in the country and abroad

Millions of domestic workers in India lack legal protection in-country and abroad, highlighted by the conviction of the Hinduja family for exploiting workers from India in Switzerland. India has not ratified crucial international labor conventions advocating for domestic workers’ rights. With an estimated 50 million domestic workers in India, the absence of a national legislation […]

Kerala CM says 108 police officers dismissed, explains why

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced the dismissal of 108 police officers for criminal involvement since 2016. He highlighted monitoring of goon and mafia groups and formation of a Special Action Group against Organised Crime. Vijayan praised the intelligence wing’s efforts in maintaining peace by detecting political and communal threats. The officers with criminal backgrounds are […]

Closing bell: Sensex, Nifty end flat in muted trade

Sensex and Nifty end flat amid muted trade. Top losers include Titan, Adani Ports, Tata Steel. Gainers are ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle. Sensex drops 36.22 points to 79,960.38, Nifty down 3.30 points to 24,320.55. Asian markets show weakness, European markets positive. Brent crude decreases to USD 85.70 a barrel. Foreign Institutional Investors purchase equities worth […]

‘Every day in the Modi-made Anyay Kaal is a new record of economic failure’: Congress

Congress Party’s Jairam Ramesh criticized PM Narendra Modi’s government for economic failures, citing The Hindu’s report on low private investments. Ramesh called the current period “Anyay Kaal,” pointing out a 20-year low in fresh corporate investments. He highlighted a decline in investment and manufacturing compared to the UPA era, blaming the current administration for damaging […]