06 Feb, 23:31 (IST)

Former Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur and his family offered prayers at Tirupati Balaji Temple in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, February 6, 2024.Jairam Thakur Offers Prayers at Tirupati Balaji Temple

06 Feb, 22:32 (IST)

A raid by the central agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) is underway at the residence of AAP MP ND Gupta in Delhi. According to reports, ED is conducting searches at nearly 10 locations, including the residence of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's personal secretary, among others, connected to the Aam Aadmi Party as part of its money laundering probe.ED Raid Underway at Residence of AAP MP ND Gupta

06 Feb, 21:37 (IST)

The Federal Appeals Court in the United States ruled that former US President Donald Trump is not immune from prosecution for alleged crimes he committed during his presidency to reverse the 2020 election results on Tuesday, February 6, 2024.US Court on Donald Trump

06 Feb, 20:42 (IST)

A day after Paytm denied facing Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe amid RBI action, the company’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma reportedly met with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. According to reports, the two discussed the issue of related to Paytm Payments Bank.Paytm Founder Met With Nirmala Sitharaman

06 Feb, 19:41 (IST)

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday settled the dispute in the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and ruled in favour of the faction led by Ajit Pawar, after more than 10 hearings spread over more than six months. 

06 Feb, 19:13 (IST)

If reports are to be believed, Tucker Carlson has interviewed Russia President Vladimir Putin while in Moscow. 

06 Feb, 18:27 (IST)

Modi government will bring a 'white paper' on the economic mismanagement of the UPA government, sources said on Tuesday. The sources added that session of Parliament has also been extended for one day for this very reason. "The White Paper will elaborate on India's economic misery and its negative impacts on the economy through the White Paper on Economic Mismanagement during the UPA Government. It will also talk about the impact of positive steps that can be taken at that time," they further said.

06 Feb, 17:48 (IST)

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024.

06 Feb, 17:25 (IST)

Yemen’s Iran-backed Huthi rebels said Tuesday they struck US and British ships in two separate attacks in the Red Sea, one of which was confirmed by a security firm. In a statement, Huthi spokesman Yahya Saree said the “the first attack targeted the American ship Star Nasia, while the other targeted the British ship Morning Tide”.

06 Feb, 16:22 (IST)

A fire broke out at a complex in the Savedi area on the Ahmednagar-Manmad highway in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar. Efforts to douse the fire are underway.Fire Breaks Out in Savedi

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Mumbai, February 6: The Champai Soren-led Jharkhand government on Monday, February 5, won the floor test after 47 MLAs supported him. 29 MLAs voted against Soren's government. Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren also participated in the floor test. In Mumbai, Mufti Salman Azhari, an Islamic preacher, was arrested in connection with a hate speech case days after he made a speech in Gujarat's Junagadh. A video of his alleged "hate" speech has also gone viral on social media.

On Monday, February 5, the Supreme Court agreed to list a petition by the Uddhav Thackeray faction of Shiv Sena. The petition by the Shiv Sena UBT group challenges the order of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar on the dismissal of disqualification pleas against MLAs from Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's faction. Meanwhile, the Modi government introduced the Public Examinations Bill 2024 in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The bill aims to deter deter persons, organised groups or institutions from indulging in unfair means and adversely impacting the public examination system for wrongful gains.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, February 5, expressed confidence, saying that the country will be the third-largest economy in the third term of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government. His statement came while replying to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in the Lok Sabha. PM Narendra Modi also attacked the opposition, including the Congress party, and said they failed to take up the responsibility as "Opposition". He also took a dig at Rahul Gandhi while slamming Congress for trying to "launch and re-launch the same person" again.

In World News, Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu spoke about the India-Maldives row and said that the first group of Indian military personnel will be sent back from the island nation before March 10. Miles away in Singapore, an Indian-origin singer was fined SG$ 3,000 for molesting a female production crew member during a drunken stupor in 2022. Meanwhile, rumours suggest that Tucker Carlson could interview Russian President Vladimir Putin. When asked if he would interview Vladimir Putin, Carlson said, "We'll see."

In the Sporting world, West Indian cricketer Fabian Allen was allegedly robbed outside Paarl Royals team hotel in Johannesburg during SA20 2024. In what can be seen as good news, tickets for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 were released on Monday, February 5. The Indian Cricket Team led by captain Rohit Sharma defeated Ben Stokes-led England in the second test match held at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Following India's victory, India also returned to the top spot in the ICC World Test Championship 2023-25 standings.