12 Apr, 23:48 (IST)

In the latest development in the ongoing Middle East crisis, Iran has issued a stern warning to the United States. The Iranian authorities have cautioned the US to stay out of their conflict with Israel, threatening that any interference could result in an attack on US troops.

12 Apr, 21:35 (IST)

A fire broke out in a godown located in Sector 5 of Uttar Pradesh’s Noida. Six fire tenders were immediately dispatched to the scene to control the blaze. The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage are currently unknown.

12 Apr, 19:52 (IST)

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Vishnu Dev Sai held a road show in Jagdalpur on Friday, April 12, 2024. In the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024, the state will vote for 11 Lok Sabha seats in three phases from 19th April to 7th May.Chhattisgarh CM Vishnu Dev Sai Holds Roadshow in Jagdalpur

12 Apr, 17:57 (IST)

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued travel advisory for Iran and Israel on Friday, April 12, 2024. The MEA has advised all Indians to not travel to Iran or Israel till further notice. The ministry has also requested all those who are currently residing in Iran or Israel to get in touch with Indian Embassies there and get themselves registered.MEA Issues Travel Advisory for Iran and Israel

12 Apr, 16:37 (IST)

Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi on Friday remanded BRS leader K Kavitha to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till April 15 in the alleged liquor policy scam.

12 Apr, 15:01 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Rajasthan's Barmer region on Friday, April 12, 2024. During his speech, PM Modi said, “There is a need to be cautious of the lies of Congress and INDIA alliance who insult Baba Saheb and the Constitution.”PM Modi Addresses Public Rally in Rajasthan's Barmer

12 Apr, 13:34 (IST)

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence (MND) has announced that it has detected fourteen Chinese military aircraft and eight naval vessels around Taiwan between 6 am on Thursday and 6 am on Friday, Taiwan News reported.

12 Apr, 12:26 (IST)

The Defence Ministry has issued a tender to the public sector firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for purchasing made-in-India 97 LCA Mark 1A fighter jets expected to be worth over Rs 65,000 crore. This is set to be the largest order for indigenous military hardware to be placed by the Indian government ever.

12 Apr, 10:55 (IST)

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained two more suspects linked to the Rameshwaram Cafe blast case.

12 Apr, 10:20 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with people of Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur and Rajasthan's Barmer on Friday. The Prime Minister will also be holding a road show in Rajasthan's Dausa Friday.

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New Delhi, April 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hit the campaign trail in Udhampur on Friday as a star campaigner for Union Minister Jitendra Singh, prompting the authorities to activate multi-tier security setup, including ban on flying of drones.

Singh is seeking re-election for the third consecutive time from Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur Lok Sabha seat in the first phase of the elections. Prime Minister Modi will be addressing a huge rally in Udhampur on Friday, with the security agencies having issued advisories and Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) for people attending the rally and for the security personnel in view of the threat perception. Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PM Narendra Modi Lists Out BJP Govt's 'Achievements' at Karauli Rally, Says '25 Crore Indians Pulled Out of Poverty' (Watch Videos).

Modi will also hold a roadshow in support of the BJP candidate for the Lok Sabha polls in Agra on Friday (April 12). In Agra, the BJP has again fielded Union Minister S P Singh Baghel as its candidate.

Meanwhile Most of Karnataka will likely get temporary respite from the punishing heat during the coming weekend, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday, predicting a "significant" drop in the maximum temperature and light rainfall at isolated places in almost all districts. PM Modi Meets Indian Gamers: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Chats With Mortal, 8bit Thug, MythPat, Payal Gaming and Gamerfleet; Tries Hands at Games (Watch Video).

The IMD sees most districts in the state getting light rainfall (15 mm or less) on April 12 and 13 while Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu, Mysuru, Gadag and Belagavi will receive thundershowers in the next few days. Afterwards, temperatures will rise but drop once again, the official said.

Meanwhile, in a big relief to Congress’s Dharam Singh Chhoker, the Supreme Court on Wednesday granted him limited protection from arrest in connection to the money laundering case registered against him ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

The top court has also directed Chhoker to appear before the Enforcement Directorate on April 12.

Senior Advocate Siddharth Luthra along with Advocate Anmol Kheta and AOR Tanya Srivastava argued before the court that the elections are just around the corner.