09 Apr, 23:54 (IST)

Restoring a 160-year-old legislation that prohibits all treatments other than those necessary to save a woman's life, the Arizona Supreme Court decided to make abortion virtually illegal in the Grand Canyon State. A 2022 legislation permitting abortions up to 15 weeks of gestation would depend on the existence of a federal constitutional right to abortion, according to Justice John R Lopez IV, writing for the court in a 4-2 split decision.Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Ban Passed in 1864

09 Apr, 22:57 (IST)

An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter Scale hit Gujarat's Bhavnagar today, April 9. The National Center for Seismology (NCS) confirmed the news.Earthquake Hits Bhavnagar

09 Apr, 22:49 (IST)

A massive fire broke out at a 4-storey shop in Delhi's Gandhi Nagar Market area on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. According to initial report, fire tenders have arrived at the spot and firefighting operations are currently underway. More details are awaited.Delhi Fire 

09 Apr, 22:05 (IST)

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray extended his "unconditional support" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, April 9, in the interest of strong leadership for the country's future and youth. Thackery also said he has no expectations for any seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

09 Apr, 21:42 (IST)

The Congress party released a list of candidates for the ensuing elections to the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 and the upcoming Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The grand old party has fielded Koppula Raju from Nellore and Lavanya Kavuri from Eluru for the forthcoming LS Polls. Check full list of the candidates below.Congress Releases List of Candidates for Lok Sabha, Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2024

09 Apr, 20:16 (IST)

As the crescent moon for Eid al-Fitr was not visible on Tuesday night, April 9, Muslims in India will observe another day of fasting. The formal declaration was issued by the Markazi Chand Committee Eidgah in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. As a result of Idgah Imam Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali's decision, India will now celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Thursday, April 11. The Officie of Quazi Andaman and Nicobar Islands also issued a notification maintaining that the Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the islands on April 11.Indian Muslims to Celebrate Eid Ul Fitr on April 11

09 Apr, 19:16 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a roadshow in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Tamil Nadu State BJP chief K Annamalai and the party's candidate from South Chennai, Tamilisai Soundararajan, were also present at the event.PM Narendra Modi Holds Roadshow in Chennai

09 Apr, 18:41 (IST)

Simon Harris became the nation's youngest Prime Minister when the Irish Parliament approved his nomination on Tuesday, April 9. After a vote of 88 to 69, parliamentarians approved his nomination. Harris will take over as Taoiseach, or Irish leader, from Leo Varadkar. President Michael D Higgins will give him his seal of office today.Simon Harris Becomes Youngest-ever Irish Prime Minister

09 Apr, 17:53 (IST)

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a notice to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala for his derogatory remark against BJP leader Hema Malini on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The response in the matter is sought by April 11. The agency has further demanded action from the INC President on ensuring respectful public discourse towards women by party leaders and functionaries, reiterating that election campaign can not be allowed to become a platform for any kind of dishonor to women.ECI Issues Notice to Randeep Surjewala

09 Apr, 16:55 (IST)

A massive fire broke out in Khanij Bhavan at Gokhale Marg, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. According to the initial report, fire tenders have reached the spot and firefighting operations are currently underway. Further details are awaited.Lucknow Fire

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Mumbai, April 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the violence in Manipur on Monday, April 8. He said that the ground situation has seen marked improvement in the state. He also said that it was possible due to the timely intervention by the Centre and consistent efforts of the state government, led by Chief Minister N Biren Singh. On the other hand, the Delhi High Court transferred a petition moved by the former AAP who sought the removal of Arvind Kejriwal from the Chief Minister's post.

The high court said the petitioner should be imposed a heavy cost. The court further asked how the writ of quo warranto lies in this matter. Is this a PIL? West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said she was not scared if he converted the entire Parliament building into a jail after the Lok Sabha elections. "Whom are you trying to threaten? We are not scared," Banerjee said. Lok Sabha Elections 2024: AAP Launches ‘Jail Ka Jawab Vote Se’ Campaign Ahead of LS Polls.

Union Minister Shantanu Thakur claimed that he received a threat letter from the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) over the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The BJP leader further stated that the threat letter was written in Bangla. Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge attacked PM Narendra Modi for equating the Congress manifesto with "Muslim League" ideology. Kharge said that the party's manifesto reflects the hopes and aspirations of 140 crore people of India.

Meanwhile, on Monday, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that only one person has applied for citizenship under CAA rules. Biswa also said that a few people oppose the CAA and claim that lakhs of people would apply for citizenship under the new CAA rules. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has activated its flying squads to crack down on malpractices during JEE Main 2024 Session 2 examination. ‘BJP Misusing Central Agencies’: TMC Delegation Meets Full Bench of EC, Demands Chiefs of CBI, I-T, NIA and ED Be Changed.

On Monday, April 8, the Vatican declared sex change operations and surrogacy as grave threats to human dignity. The Vatican's doctrine office issued "Infinite Dignity", a 20-page declaration approved by Pope Francis after being in the works for five years. Maldives Minister Mariyam Shiuna apologised for unintentionally using an image resembling the Indian flag in a social media post while targeting a political rival. "I extend my sincerest apologies for any confusion or offense caused by the content of my recent post," she said. Andhra Pradesh: Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby on Hilly Terrain Due to Lack of Road and Medical Facility, Video Surfaces.

It was reported that the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed was admitted to the ICU in Pakistan after he suffered food poisoning; X was abuzz with news of Hafiz Saeed being poisoned in Pakistan.