When we celebrate Republic Day, we celebrate what we have achieved, together, as a nation, says President Droupadi Murmu in an address to the nation on the eve of 74th Republic Day
Left-affiliated Students’ Federation of India (SFI) Wednesday announced it will screen the controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Jamia Millia Islamia campus at 6 pm. The university administration, however, said no permission has been sought for the screening of the documentary and “we will not allow” it.
India pacer Mohammed Siraj on Wednesday became number one bowler in the ICC rankings for ODI bowlers, a testament to his rapid rise in international cricket. Siraj went past New Zealand’s Trent Boult and Australia seamer Josh Hazlewood to become the top-ranked ODI bowler for the very first time.
Supreme Court grants interim bail for eight weeks to Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case with conditions. Supreme Court directs Ashish Mishra to inform the concerned court about his location. Supreme Court also clarifies that any attempt by Ashish Mishra or his family to influence witnesses and try to delay the trial may lead to cancel of his bail.
Congress veteran AK Antony’s son Anil K Antony has quit the party alleging “intolerant calls to retract a tweet”, a day after he criticized a controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I have resigned from my roles in the Congress. Intolerant calls to retract a tweet, by those fighting for free speech. I refused. @facebook wall of hate/abuses by ones supporting a trek to promote love! Hypocrisy thy name is! Life goes on,” he wrote on Twitter as he shared his resignation letter.
In the wake of multiple untoward incidents on its flights, Air India has modified its in-flight alcohol service policy wherein cabin crew have beentold to tactfully refuse further serving of alcohol if needed. According to the revised policy, ‘Alcoholic beverages must be served in an appropriate and safe manner. This also includes refusing to serve alcohol (further) to the guests.” Air India said in a statement on Tuesday.