We don’t have correct info about him (Amritpal Singh). Police conducted searches for 3-4 hours at our house. They didn’t find anything illegal…Police should have arrested him when he left from the house
– Tarsem Singh, Father of Amritpal Singh
Amritpal Singh declared a fugitive: Jalandhar Police Commissioner
‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh declared a fugitive. His two cars seized & gunmen nabbed, legality of their weapons being checked
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook an island region of Ecuador on Saturday, causing inhabitants to rush out of buildings but there were no immediate official reports of damage to people or infrastructure.
Regional parties to play key role in putting up fight against BJP in 2024 Lok Sabha elections
– SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav
ATK Mohun Bagan to be renamed as Mohun Bagan Super Giants from next season, Sanjiv Goenka says
Punjab Police urges citizens to stay calm and not spread rumors
US authorities weighing in on possible Credit Suisse-UBS deal
In latest wave of strike in UK, Heathrow security guards to walk off their jobs for 10 days over Easter break
Ghulam Nabi Azad urges L-G admin to release J-K youths, scholars from jails
Punjab Latest News: Amritpal Singh maintaining close links with terror groups
Radical preacher Amritpal Singh, who is on the run following a police crackdown, has been maintaining close links with Pakistani intelligence agency ISI and some terrorist groups based abroad, official sources said.Amritpal Singh, who had even issued a veiled threat to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, has been trying to destabilise the situation in Punjab by indoctrinating and attracting the Sikh youth into the fold of his outfit “Waris Punjab De”.
Punjab Latest News: Section 144 imposed
Section 144 has been imposed in several cities of Punjab, TV reports say
Punjab Latest News: More updates on Amritpal Singh
During the state-wide operation, nine weapons, including one .315 bore rifle, seven rifles of 12 bore, one revolver and 373 live cartridges of different caliber have been recovered so far. Waris Punjab De elements are involved in four criminal cases relating to spreading disharmony among classes, attempt to murder, attack on police persons and creating obstructions in the lawful discharge of duties of public servants. FIR stands registered for the attack on Ajnala Police Station: Punjab Police
PM Modi at India Today conclave
- India has shown the world democracy can deliver
- Success of our democracy, its institutions hurting some people, that is why they are attacking them
- Citizens now have confidence that government cares for them, we have lent human touch to governance
- Direct transfer of Rs 2.5 lakh crore to bank accounts has benefitted small farmers a lot
- Leading economists saying that it is India’s moment: PM Modi
- PM Modi says scams used to make headlines earlier, now ‘corrupt’ joining hands over action against them making news
- All govts worked according to their abilities, we wanted new results and worked on a different speed and scale
Congress on Adani issue
Only way to comprehensively investigate Adani issue is through Joint Parliamentary Committee with appropriate powers as any other panel will be reduced to ‘exercise in legitimation and exoneration’
Troubled to see Rahul Gandhi ‘drooling over’ China while being dismissive about India
– External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar
Samajwadi Party general secretary Shivpal Singh Yadav says his party will win at least 50 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024
Delhi-Gurugram Expressway waterlogging
Waterlogging on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway causes traffic snarls. Parts of Delhi-NCR received rainfall today
Credit Suisse, UBS & key regulators racing to thrash out merger of Switzerland’s two biggest banks as soon as Saturday evening: FT
Deutsche Bank eyes some Credit Suisse assets: Bloomberg News
Putin visits Crimea on annexation anniversary: State TV
Women’s Premier League
UP Warriorz beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets
A few retired judges and some activists who are ‘part of anti-India gang’ trying to make Indian judiciary play role of opposition party
– Law Minister Kiren Rijiju
BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes swipe at opposition, claims they are jittery due to India’s transformation from being agriculture-centric to ‘farmers’ welfare centric’
Trainer aircraft crashes in Madhya Pradesh’s Balaghat district; two pilots missing: Police (PTI)
Telangana: Hyderabad city witnesses heavy traffic after rain lashed the city this evening
Our CM has restored the rule of law. Be it one of our own or anyone else, law will take its course against violators. There is no discrimination. It is not as if people died of spurious liquor & nobody is responsible or there was sacrilege & nobody is responsible. This is called rule of law:
– Punjab Minister Balbir Singh when asked about action against Amritpal Singh
Kerala sanctions Rs 10 crore assistance to earthquake-hit Turkiye
Delhi: Firms fraudulently claiming Input Tax Credit
The Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Delhi South Commissionerate busts racket of firms fraudulently claiming Input Tax Credit (ITC) of Rs 17 cr. Inspections were conducted at the registered premises of 03 bogus firms/companies namely NexGen Busicorp, XEL Informatics & GW Infotech Pvt. Ltd that were engaged in fake invoicing and circular trading
India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline
- India supplying 1,100 MW electricity to Bangladesh; hydrocarbon trade with Bangladesh crossed $1 bn, says PM Narendra Modi
- 1 million tonne per annum diesel will be supplied to Northern Bangladesh from India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline: PM Modi
- New chapter starting with India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline, says PM Modi at inauguration of pipeline to transport diesel to Bangladesh
Congress expresses concern over the case of a conman posing as a PMO official and getting requisite perks, saying if the government is serious about India’s security it must make it clear who will resign for the lapse
CJI D Y Chandrachud on Collegium system of appointing judges
- In my 23 years of being a judge, no one has told me how to decide a case
- There is absolutely no pressure from government on how to decide cases
- Don’t want to join issue with law minister, we are bound to have difference of perceptions
- We have to insulate judiciary from outside influences if judiciary has to be independent
- Not every system is perfect but this is the best system we have developed
Covid pandemic likely to settle as seasonal flu this year: WHO
Covid-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed more than seven million deaths globally, may likely end up being as public health emergency of international concern’ this year and pose a seasonal flu threat, the World Health Organization has said.
Delhi: Protest outside JP Nadda’s residence
Indian Youth Congress protests outside BJP National President JP Nadda’s residence following his statements against Rahul Gandhi & Congress. The protesters were later detained by Delhi Police
In its fifth chargesheet this month against PFI, the NIA has filed charges against 19 persons, including 12 National Executive Council (NEC) members, founding members and senior leaders of the banned outfit. PFI, as an organisation, has also been charge-sheeted in the case relating to criminal conspiracy aimed at destabilising and dis-membering the country, said NIA.
NIA has also frozen 37 Bank accounts of the PFI as well as 40 Bank accounts belonging to 19 individuals associated with PFI, virtually squeezing the organisation’s funding activities. The crackdown on these bank accounts took place across India, including Guwahati (Assam), Sundipur (West Bengal), Imphal (Manipur), Kozhikode (Kerala), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), New Delhi, Jaipur (Rajasthan), Bangalore (Karnataka), Hyderabad (Telangana) and Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh).
Mobile internet services restricted in several districts of Punjab as the State Police launches action against Khalistani sympathiser ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh and his aides.
CBSE warns schools against starting new academic session before April 1: Board Secretary Anurag Tripathi
Imran Khan arrest
Police reached the residence of Imran Khan in Lahore as former Pakistan’s PM is scheduled to appear before a court in Islamabad in connection with the hearing into the Toshakhana casePunjab Police has arrested more than 20 party workers, reports Pakistan’s Geo News.
Actor Rajnikanth meets Uddhav Thackeray family at Matoshree.
Rajnikanth meets Uddhav: It was just a courtesy visit as the actor has good equations with the Thackeray family and usually visits the family whenever he is in Mumbai. Rajnikanth had visited Matoshree, the Thackeray residence in 2010 too.
“They’re now trying to enter Chairman’s (Imran Khan) house where only Bhusra Bibi is present. We don’t even see these kinds of acts in Martial laws,” tweets Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)
Telangana BJP state president Bandi Sanjay appears before State Women Commission over his ‘derogatory’ remarks against BRS MLC K Kavitha
President Droupadi Murmu visited the iconic Vivekananda Rock memorial in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Telangana state BJP members met Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad over the State Public Service Commission question paper leak case. Requested the Governor to take necessary actions against the culprits: BJP, Telangana
“It is now clear that, despite my having gotten bail in all my cases, the PDM govt intends to arrest me. Despite knowing their malafide intentions, I am proceeding to Islamabad & the court bec I believe in rule of law,” tweets former Pakistan PM Imran Khan
A vehicle in the convoy of former Pakistan PM Imran Khan met with an accident as he heads to Islamabad in connection with the hearing into the Toshakhana case: Pak media
Dairy sector is an important aspect of the Indian economy. The contribution of the Dairy sector is more than Rs 10 lakh crores. 45 crore people are associated with it: Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah at the 49th dairy industry convention in Gandhinagar
PM Modi says India’s millets mission will benefit 2.5 crore small and marginal farmers
Official coin of the International Year of Millets 2023
PM Narendra Modi unveiled the official coin of the International Year of Millets 2023 at Global Millets Conference in Pusa, New Delhi.
Postal stamp of the International Year of Millets 2023
PM Narendra Modi released postal stamp of the International Year of Millets 2023 at Global Millets Conference in Pusa, New Delhi.
As declared by United Nations General Assembly observing International year of Millets 2023, the push towards collective efforts to increase millet production will contribute to 2030 agenda for sustainable development
– President of Ethiopia at Global Millets Conference in Delhi
Millets are vital in sustainability for eliminating hunger, adapting to climate change, & transforming agrifoods… I am confident this conference will bring collective action & direct policy attention towards millets
– Sahle-Work Zewde, President of Ethiopia
It is a matter of great honour for us that after India’s proposal and efforts, the United Nations declared 2023 as the ‘International Year of Millets’. More than 75 lakhs farmers of India are virtually present with us in this ceremony today, which shows its importance
– PM Modi
I am proud that India is leading the ‘International Year of Millets’. Events like Global Millets Conference are not only necessary for Global Good but also a symbol of India’s increasing responsibility for Global Good
– PM Modi inaugurates Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in PUSA, New Delhi
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) files his nomination for the post of AIADMK general secretary at AIADMK HQ in Chennai AIADMK will hold the election for the post of general secretary on March 26.
PM Narendra Modi releases postal stamp, unveils the official coin of the International Year of Millets 2023 at Global Millets Conference in Pusa, New Delhi
Money laundering case of Rs 200 crore
Sukesh Chandrasekhar filed a petition seeking transfer of the case to another judge. Sukesh Chandrasekhar accused the judge of being biased in the petition. Patiala House Court refuses to hear Sukesh Chandrasekhar’s plea. Patiala House Court expressed displeasure over the filing of petition by Sukesh. The court said that the accused does not have the right to comment on the presiding officer. Patiala House Court extends judicial custody of Sukesh Chandrasekhar till March 31.
Amit Shah in Ahmedabad
Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Ahmedabad. He will attend the 49th dairy industry convention organised by the Indian Dairy Association in Gandhinagar.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit 23km South of Jorhat, Assam today at around 9:03 am IST: National Center for Seismology
Youtuber Manish Kashyap, accused of circulating misleading and hysterical video of residents of Bihar working in Tamil Nadu, surrendered at Jagdishpur police station in Bettiah due to raids by Bihar Police and EOU: Bihar Police
AIADMK workers gather at AIADMK HQ in Chennai as Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) to file his nomination for AIADMK general secretary post todayAIADMK will hold the election for the post of general secretary on March 26.
State Investigation Agency (SIA) conducting raids in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Srinagar districts. More details awaited.