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May 20 5 tweets 2 min read
An operation was launched by DRI after it developed specific intelligence over a period of several months that 2 Indian boats would be sailing from coast of Tamil Nadu and receive narcotics in huge quantity somewhere in Arabian sea, during the second/third week of May 2022: DRI Image Accordingly, a joint op of DRI with Indian Coast Guard codenamed Operation Khojbeen was launched on 7th May 2022. After several days of continuous search and monitoring amidst very rough seas, two suspected boats “Prince” and “Little Jesus” were noticed moving towards India: DRI
May 20 5 tweets 1 min read
Supreme Court orders transfer of Gyanvapi mosque case to District Judge, Varanasi. Supreme Court orders that senior and experienced judicial officer of UP Judicial services will hear the case. Image Supreme Court says having regard to the sensitivity of this civil suit case, the case is transferred from civil judge senior division Varanasi to district judge Varanasi.
May 20 4 tweets 2 min read
1988 road rage case | Punjab: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu leaves for Sessions Court, from his residence in Patiala. ImageImage #WATCH | 1988 road rage case: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu reaches Patiala Court in Punjab.

Supreme Court had yesterday imposed one-year rigorous imprisonment on him in the three-decade-old road rage case.
May 20 13 tweets 3 min read
Supreme Court beings hearing of Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee's plea against the Varanasi district court order which directed videographic survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex, adjacent to the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Image SC suggests that Gyanvapi mosque case should be heard by Dist Judge in Varanasi. "A slightly more seasoned & mature hand should hear this case. We're not making aspersion on trial judge. But more seasoned hand should deal with this case and it'll benefit all parties," SC observes
May 20 4 tweets 1 min read
After assuming the charge as the Chief Election Commissioner of India on 15th May 2022, Rajiv Kumar today held the first meeting of the Election Commission, along with their fellow Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey: Election Commission of India (ECI)

(File photo) Image Among other things, the Commission reviewed the perks and privileges available to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs) including the income tax exemptions given to them on sumptuary allowance: Election Commission of India (ECI)
May 19 4 tweets 2 min read
Jammu & Kashmir | A part of an under-construction tunnel collapsed at Khooni Nala, Jammu–Srinagar National Highway in the Makerkote area of Ramban. 6 to 7 feared trapped; one person rescued. Rescue operation is underway: Ramban Deputy Commissioner Jammu & Kashmir | A part of an under-construction tunnel collapsed at Khooni Nala, Jammu–Srinagar National Highway in the Makerkote area of Ramban. 6 to 7 feared trapped; one person rescued. Rescue operation is underway: Ramban Deputy Commissioner
May 19 12 tweets 3 min read
As world was struggling to find its way to emerge from COVID19, conflict in Ukraine has had a profound impact, with spiraling energy&commodity prices& disruptions in logistical supply chains: MoS MEA VM at UNSC on ‘Maintenance of Int'l Peace &Security - Conflict & Food Security’ Global South has been adversely impacted both by the conflict itself, as well as by the various measures put in place in response: MoS MEA V Muraleedharan at UNSC Open Debate on ‘Maintenance of International Peace & Security - Conflict and Food Security’
May 19 4 tweets 2 min read
A plea is filed in Mathura court to remove Shahi Idgah Masjid. This is a violation of Places of Worship Act, 1991 itself. Mathura Dist Court saying the suit is maintainable is a violation of SC verdict, & against the Parliament Act: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi For these people law doesn't matter. They want to rob Muslim people of their dignity. You're making a mockery of legal system. When another plaintiff went to court, the court had said no, so you create a different party. These are all connected to Sangh parivar: Asaduddin Owaisi
May 19 4 tweets 2 min read
CBI has filed FIR against West Bengal Minister Paresh Adhikary and his daughter in an alleged illegal teachers recruitment scam under sections 120B, 420 & Prevention of Corruption Act 7. West Bengal minister Paresh Adhikary arrives at Kolkata airport, to appear before CBI today, in an alleged illegal teachers recruitment scam case
May 19 4 tweets 1 min read
Vishnu Shankar Jain, advocate of the Hindu side, tells Supreme Court that senior advocate Hari Shankar Jain is not well and requests it to hear the Gyanvapi Mosque issue tomorrow. Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, appearing for the Muslim side, tells the Court that there are multiple litigations across the country, there is urgency and it should be heard today itself. Proceedings before the trial court pending for today.
May 19 4 tweets 2 min read
In the relentless drive to break the nexus of Pakistan ISI and traitorous persons who supply classified information to compromise sovereignty, integrity and security of the state, Punjab Police has busted a cross border espionage network: Punjab Police In an intelligence-led op, State Spl Op Cell Amritsar has arrested Zaffar Riaz, r/o 4 Ostagar lane, Entally, PS Beniapukur Kolkata and his associate Mohd Shamshad, r/o Village Bheja, PS Bheja, Madhubani, Bihar, now living in a rented place in Mirakot Chowk,Amritsar: Punjab Police
May 18 4 tweets 2 min read
A number of low-income societies are today confronted with twin challenges of rising costs&difficulty in access to food grains. Even those like India,who have adequate stocks, have seen unjustified increase in food prices. It's clear that hoarding &speculation is at work: MoS MEA We can't allow this to pass unchallenged. My govt recognized sudden spike in global prices of wheat which put our food security &those of our neighbours &other vulnerable countries at risk. We're ensuring that such adverse impact on food security is effectively mitigated: MoS MEA
May 18 5 tweets 1 min read
"Had a productive Virtual Summit with Cambodian PM Hun Sen. We reviewed our bilateral cooperation and also discussed global and regional issues. I congratulated Cambodia for assuming the Chairmanship of ASEAN and assured India’s full support for its success," tweets PM Modi Image PM Modi held a virtual meeting today with Cambodian PM Hun Sen. The leaders held discussions bilateral issues, including cooperation in the fields of trade & investment, human resource development, defence and security, post-pandemic economic recovery & people-to-people ties: MEA
May 18 4 tweets 2 min read
We're deeply saddened by decision of SC.If those guilty of terrorism&assassination of a PM are going to be released like this who'll uphold integrity of law in this country?:Randeep Surjewala on SC ordering release of AG Perarivalan,a convict in ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination PM Modi & his govt need to answer today, is this your duplicity and doublespeak on terrorism? Are you going to be complicit in release of terrorists & murderers of the former PM of this country by silence?: Congress leader Randeep Surjewala
May 18 4 tweets 2 min read
Gujarat | At least 12 people died after a wall of a salt factory in Morbi's Halvad GIDC collapsed

12 people have died after an incident happened at Sagar Salt Factory in Halvad GIDC. Government stands with the families of the deceased: State Minister Brijesh Merja Rs 2 lakh each from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of those who have lost their lives due to the tragedy in Morbi. The injured would be given Rs 50,000: PMO
May 18 4 tweets 2 min read
Calcutta High Court directs West Bengal Minister and TMC leader Partha Chatterjee to appear before CBI at 6 pm today over SSC recruitment irregularities.

(File photo) West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee reaches CBI Office in Kolkata.
May 18 6 tweets 3 min read
SC gives green signal to OBC reservation in local elections in Madhya Pradesh; directs MP Election Commission to notify local body election in one week It's a historic day. Satyamev Jayate! It has been proven again that truth can't lose. I thank SC. We had said we want polls but with OBC reservation. Congress had sinned & had gone to SC due to which it was earlier directed that polls would be held without OBC reservation: MP CM
May 17 12 tweets 3 min read
Supreme Court starts hearing the plea of Anjuman Intezamia Masjid, challenging the order of Varanasi court which ordered a videographic survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex, which is adjacent to the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. Image Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, appearing for Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee, starts arguments - says that the prayers filed by the Hindu side in the Varanasi court categorically speak about changing the character of the structure, which is a mosque.
May 17 6 tweets 3 min read
Delighted about India's participation as a Country of Honour at Marché du Film-festival de Cannes. As India celebrates its 75th yr of independence,75th anniversary of Cannes Film Festival&75 yrs of Indo-French diplomatic ties enhance pride associated with momentous milestones: PM Image Rich heritage & cultural diversity are India's strengths. We've a lot of stories to be explored. India possesses immense potential to become content hub of the world. Govt of India remains steadfast in its efforts towards furthering ease of doing business in film sector: PM Modi
May 17 4 tweets 1 min read
Gujarat ATS arrests four accused in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case. Ahmedabad | Gujarat ATS arrested four accused in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case. Image
May 17 5 tweets 3 min read
Maharashtra | Amid rising cases of human-wildlife conflict with a girl injured recently, worry rises among villagers in Chandrapur

On May 10, my daughter was attacked by a leopard. It carried her in its mouth, I followed & hit it with a stick, & rescued my daughter:Geeta Meshram ImageImageImageImage 14 deaths, 2 injuries reported since 2019. Whenever we trace pugmarks we caution villagers not to go out in morning & evening as leopard, tiger presence is active the most during these hours: Prashant Khade, DFO, Chandrapur Forest Division ImageImageImage