27 Feb, 23:16 (IST)

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh won eight seats in Rajya Sabha polls while the Samajwadi Party managed to secure victories on two seats. Reacting to the party's thumping victory, state BJP MLC Mohsin Raza said, "Ye 8 nahi, 80 ki tayyari hai".

27 Feb, 22:26 (IST)

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday, February 27, alleged that the ruling TMC in Bengal was depriving the poor of benefits of central government schemes for the "sake of politics". The BJP leader also claimed that issues like "poor law and order situation" and "corruption" are making the state stand out under the Trinamool Congress rule.

27 Feb, 21:46 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, February 27, addressed the people of Palladam in Tamil Nadu where he received immense affection and heartwarming gifts from the people of Tamil Nadu. PM Narendra Modi was gifted a 67 kg Turmeric Mala (Garland) by people from Erode to thank him for establishing the Turmeric Board. A replica of Jallikattu Bull was also presented to PM Modi as a mark of thanks to bring back Jallikattu in the state.

27 Feb, 20:48 (IST)

US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti, recently visited the Wagah Attari border. Taking to X, formerly Twitter, Eric Garcetti, "What a spectacle to see the flag-lowering ceremony at the #Wagah #Attari border! The cheers created such a vibrant atmosphere and I was honoured to meet the border forces there."

27 Feb, 19:55 (IST)

Former Supreme Court Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar has been appointed as the Chairperson of Lokpal on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. According to reports, Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy, Justice Sanjay Yadav, Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Sushil Chandra, Pankaj Kumar and Ajay Tirkey are other judicial members of the Lokpal.Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar Appointed as Chairperson of Lokpal

27 Feb, 19:05 (IST)

The Ministry of Home Affairs today extended the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami, Jammu Kashmir for the next five years with immediate effect declaring it as an "unlawful association". The organisation is found continuing its activities against the security, integrity and sovereignty of the nation. The outfit was first declared an 'Unlawful Association' on February 28, 2019

27 Feb, 18:25 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with German singer Cassandra Mae Spittmann and her mother in Tamil Nadu's Palladam on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Spittmann was mentioned by PM Modi in one of the episodes of his his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio program. Spittmann is renowned for singing songs, especially devotional songs in many Indian languages. Today, she sang 'Achyutam Keshavam' and a Tamil song in front of PM Modi.PM Narendra Modi Meets With German Singer Mae Spittmann

27 Feb, 18:00 (IST)

Maharashtra Congress Chief Nana Patole, on Tuesday, February 27, said that the Maharashtra government has done "Jumle-bazzi" with regard to the state's budget. "Two years back when Devendra Fadnavis was the Finance Minister, he presented the same budget, only one thing has been added to the current budget and that is a saree will be given in every house. No change has been witnessed this time as well. It is an election-driven budget," he added.

27 Feb, 17:29 (IST)

Tripura CM Dr Manik Saha inaugurated the waterfront development of Jagannath Dighi in Gomati district on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. He also inaugurated the newly constructed Rajarbag PHC (Primary Health Center) at Rajarbag.Tripura CM Manik Saha Inaugurates Waterfront Development of Jagannath Dighi

27 Feb, 17:04 (IST)

The Aam Admi Party announced its candidates for four Lok Sabha seats in Delhi and one from Haryana's Kurukshetra constituency today, February 27. AAP has fielded Kuldeep Kumar from the East Delhi constituency, whereas former Delhi Minister and senior AAP leader Somnath Bharti will contest from the New Delhi Lok Sabha seat.

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New Delhi, February 27: Two children died after a dam collapsed in Maharahtra's Raigad district, police said on Monday, February 26, 2024. The police informed further that the four children were trapped following the collapse of the building, adding that the two were buried under the debris and were confirmed dead. Sharing further details of the incident, a police officer added that the remaining two children were evacuated and admitted to a hospital. The incident took place near Dhootum village, near Uran Taluka. Satish Nikam, a senior police inspector in Uran, told ANI, "Four children were trapped following the collapse of a dam near Dhootum village near Uran. Of them, two were evacuated and admitted to the hospital for treatment while the remaining two died after being buried under the debris of the collapsed dam."

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the non-executive chairman and board member of Paytm's payments bank, announced his resignation on Monday, February 26. The troubled digital payments startup is reorganising its board in response to a central bank crackdown. According to reports, the move against Paytm Payments Bank was taken in response to "serious supervisory concerns" pertaining to poor client identification and a lack of arms-length distance from Paytm. Paytm's shares plunged as a result of the Reserve Bank of India's request that the banking division cease operations by March 15 owing to ongoing substantial regulatory concerns and continuous non-compliance.

The candidates for the four Kerala Lok Sabha seats have been declared by the Communist Party of India (CPI), weeks ahead of the nation's crucial elections. The Election Commission of India has not yet released the polling schedule (ECI). Annie Raja from Wayanad, Pannian Raveendran from Thiruvananthapuram, VS Sunil Kumar from Thrissur, and Arun Kumar from Mavelikara are two of the four candidates the CPI has announced.

At Delhi's Bharat Mandapam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the four-day international textile festival, Bharat Tex-2024. "This event is combining threads of India and the world, the way a loom joins threads together," Modi said in his speech. “Today, over 3000 exhibitors from over 100 countries, 3,000 buyers, and 40,000 trade visitors have come together to attend this event. This event has become a platform for the members of the textile ecosystem to meet and share their thoughts”, he said. According to PM Modi, efforts are being made by his administration to enhance the textile industry's role in creating a more developed India. According to him, the Centre connects all of the textile value chain's components with Fs.

Due to the increasing violence in the occupied region and the ongoing war on Gaza, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has announced the resignation of his cabinet, which governs portions of the occupied West Bank. Shtayyeh's remarks coincide with mounting US pressure on Abbas to reorganise the PA and start constructing a political framework that would enable the establishment of a post-conflict Palestinian state. Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has, however, repeatedly rejected demands for the PA led by Abbas to seize power and rule Gaza and establish a Palestinian state.