Live Breaking News Updates: Ajit Pawar's Wife Sunetra Gets Clean Chit In ₹25,000 Crore MSCB 'Scam' Case; Sena (UBT) Leader Takes Swipe At BJP
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Rahul MUpdated: Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 07:45 PM IST
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24 April 2024 07:45 PM IST

Ajit Pawar's Wife Sunetra Gets Clean Chit In ₹25,000 Crore MSCB 'Scam' Case; Sena (UBT) Leader Takes Swipe At BJP

Mumbai Police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) gave a clean chit to Sunetra Pawar, wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, who was named as the ruling NDA's surprise pick for Baramati Lok Sabha constituency, in the Rs 25,000 crore Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSCB) 'scam' case.

24 April 2024 07:45 PM IST

Video: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Faints While Giving Speech During Lok Sabha Poll Rally In Maharashtra’s Yavatmal

Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari fainted on stage while addressing an election rally in Maharashtra's Yavatmal on Wednesday. 

Soon after the incident, the Union Minister himself took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to give an update on his health. Gadkari said that he felt unconscious during the election rally due to heatwave conditions in the area. 

24 April 2024 07:45 PM IST

'Who Said This Should Be Done In India, Why Is BJP In Panic?': Sam Pitroda Takes Backfoot On 'Inheritance Tax' Suggestion

Sam Pitroda's comments on debating a possible inheritance tax law in the country have snowballed into a major controversy. With several leaders of the BJP tearing into Pitroda, the Chairman of Indian Overseas Congress on Wednesday attempted to clarify his position saying that remarks were made in an individual capacity.

24 April 2024 11:32 AM IST

2 Health Officials Suspended After Pregnant Women Delivers Baby On Bench Outside Rajasthan Hospital

The Medical and Health Department in Rajasthan on Monday suspended a doctor and an ANM staff after a woman delivered a baby on a bench outside the Nainwa sub-district hospital in Bundi district.

Health officials said that instead of taking her to the delivery room, the pregnant woman who was in labour was asked to sit on a bench outside the hospital on Sunday.

24 April 2024 10:38 AM IST

BJP Lashes Sam Pitroda On 'Redistribution Of Wealth' Remark

BJP IT Cell chief Amit Malviya on Wednesday came down heavily on the Congress party after Chairman of Indian Overseas Congress Sam Pitroda backed the party's stand on redistribution of wealth, saying "Congress has decided to destroy India."

24 April 2024 10:38 AM IST

IMD Issues Heatwave Alert For Thane, Raigad & Mumbai

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heatwave alert for Maharashtra's Thane, Raigad districts and parts of Mumbai from April 27 to 29.

IMD scientist Sushma Nair on Wednesday said there is an anti-cyclonic circulation over Thane, Raigad and parts of Mumbai which will lead to a rise in temperature. The temperatures are likely to peak on April 27 and 28.

24 April 2024 10:38 AM IST

'Proof Of Russian Style Of Democracy In India': Shiv Sena UBT MP Priyanka Chaturvedi On BJP's Unopposed Win In Surat

Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Priyanka Chaturvedi on Tuesday took a jibe at BJP after it won its first seat in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections unopposed from Surat. She alleged that the BJP is working to finish off democracy and compared it with the "Russian style of democracy."

"One thing we have been saying repeatedly this is the work to finish off democracy; it is called Russian style of democracy," said Chaturvedi.

24 April 2024 10:38 AM IST

50-Year-Old Man Brutally Killed With Axe By Nephews In Lucknow Over Suspicion Of Black Magic

A 50-year-old man was axed to death by his nephews and their associates in the Nagaram police station area of Lucknow on Tuesday evening, the police said.

The victim, Sohanlal of Pal Khera, was plucking vegetables from the field when he was attacked by his nephews Mani Ram, Dhani Ram, and Hari Ram, along with their aides.

24 April 2024 07:56 AM IST

Sanjay Raut Accuses Devendra Fadnavis Of Orchestrating Party Split Amid Allegations Of Pending Arrests

The political war of words between the ruling Mahayuti and the opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) peaked on Tuesday with Sanjay Raut of the Shiv Sena (UBT) claiming that senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis split the original Shiv Sena and pulled down the Uddhav Thackeray government since he feared his arrest.

Raut, who is the chief spokesperson of the Shiv Sena (UBT), was responding to a claim made by chief minister Eknath Shinde that the Thackeray government had ordered a probe against several BJP leaders, including Fadnavis, Girish Mahajan, Prasad Lad, Ashish Shelar and Pravin Darekar and was preparing to arrest them. Shinde told a section of the media recently that Thackeray wanted to arrest Fadnavis in the phone-tapping case.

24 April 2024 07:56 AM IST

Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Owners Of Luxury & Sports Cars In Jan 26 BKC Rally Case

The Bombay High Court recently quashed an FIR registered by Mumbai Police in January against owners of 41 high-end and sports cars for violating prohibitory orders that restricted gathering or unlawful assembly of five or more persons on January 26.

While quashing the FIR, the high court observed that the car-owners did not indulge in an act of obstructing a public official or risking human life and the action against them was “abuse of process of law”.

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