10 Apr, 23:53 (IST)

Tesla CEO and X owner Elon Musk, on Wednesday, April 10, said he would be coming to India and meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Taking to X, formerly Twitter, the Tesla CEO said, "Looking forward to meeting with Prime Minister @NarendraModi in India!"

10 Apr, 22:56 (IST)

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday, April 10, that BJP’s winning margin would increase if Congress leader Rahul Gandhi campaigned in the state for the Congress candidates. His statement came after Congress announced that Rahul Gandhi would come to Assam on April 17 to participate in two public gatherings.

10 Apr, 21:47 (IST)
 
The Congress on Wednesday announced candidates for two seats in Maharashtra for the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Dr Shobha Dinesh Bachhav has been fielded from Dhule and Dr Kalyan Kale from Jalna seat.
10 Apr, 21:11 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first prime minister of India to feature on the cover of Newsweek after Indira Gandhi. Former prime minister Indira Gandhi featured on the cover of Newsweek's April 1966 issue.

10 Apr, 20:09 (IST)
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 and prayed for the health and well-being of all citizens.
10 Apr, 19:31 (IST)

Odisha Chief Minister and ruling BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday constituted a ‘manifesto committee’ for drafting the party’s poll document ahead of the simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the state. The 38-member panel, headed by Berhampur MP Chandrasekhar Sahu, will also seek public suggestions for preparing the manifesto.

10 Apr, 18:34 (IST)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will visit India this month to meet PM Narendra Modi. He is also expected to make an announcement related to investment plans in the country and opening a new factory, a report has said.

10 Apr, 17:19 (IST)

AAP Patel Nagar MLA and Delhi Cabinet minister Raaj Kumar Anand on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the party which is “mired in the quicksand of graft”. Addressing a press conference, Anand, who was holding various portfolios including social welfare, alleged that there was no Dalit among the top leaders of AAP. He also alleged that Dalit MLAs, minister or councillors of the AAP were not given any respect. He also said that he does not want to be associated with a party 'involved in corruption.'

10 Apr, 16:09 (IST)

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday came down heavily on former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Sandeep Kumar for seeking the removal of Arvind Kejriwal from the post of Chief Minister of Delhi, also noting the frivolity of his petition. Referring it to a recurring film sequel, the court expressed displeasure at being embroiled in what he termed a "political thicket". The court stressed the need to deter such repetitive litigation by imposing significant costs on Kumar. “This is not a James Bond movie sequel,” the court said.

10 Apr, 14:30 (IST)

Five people, including four of a family, were killed after a speeding SUV hit a moped and flipped over on the Virudhunagar-Madurai highway early on Wednesday, police said. According to Madurai district Superintendent of Police, Aravind, "The incident took place when a speeding SUV collided with a moped at Sivarakottai near Tirumangalam on the Virudhunagar-Madurai highway."

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Mumbai, April 10: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Central government granted Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar a Z-category VIP security cover of armed commandos given potential threats. Sources said that the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has entrusted the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) with providing a contingent of about 40-45 personnel for the task. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday, April 9, dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the excise policy money laundering case.

The high court said that the material collected by the ED revealed that Kejriwal conspired with others. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Congress and accused them of attempting to stall the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. He also said they insulted Lord Ram by rejecting the invitation to the "pran pratishtha'" ceremony. The Supreme Court said that a candidate need not disclose each and every movable asset owned by him or his dependents unless they constitute high-value assets having a substantial impact on their candidature. Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PM Narendra Modi Attacks Congress and INDIA Bloc, Says ‘Action Against Corruption Will Speed Up in Third Term of My Government’.

The court observed while upholding the 2019 election of the Independent MLA Karikho Kri from the Tezu Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh. On Tuesday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh criticised China for renaming several places in Arunachal Pradesh. Singh asked if a similar attempt by India would result in those areas of the neighbouring country becoming "parts of our territory". In a major boost to the Shiv Sena ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Raju Waghmare, spokesperson of the Congress party in Maharashtra, joined the Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led party.

An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar on Tuesday at around 04:44 p.m. The National Center for Seismology (NCS) confirmed the news. The Election Commission issued a notice to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala for his remarks against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Hema Malini. The ECI sought a response from Randeep Surjewala by April 11 at 5 p.m. JNU Sexual Harassment Case: VC Santishree D Pandit Asks Students To Shift Their Protest From Campus Main Gate.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia's eastern province of West Papua on Tuesday, April 9. However, the quake did not trigger a tsunami warning. An uproar emerged in Malaysia after some Muslims said that the shoe company's logo resembled the Arabic writing for the word God. Issuing an apology, Vern's Holdings said the logo stamped on the soles of a few high-heeled shoes depicted the silhouette of a stiletto heel with an ankle spiral wrap.

The Shawwal crescent moon was sighted in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines; this means Eid, also known as Eid al-Fitr, Eid Ul Fitr, and Hari Raya Idul Fitri, will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 10.