Special Marriage Act deals with inter-faith, inter-caste heterosexual marriages, AG informs SC
Ruckus between protesting wrestlers and Delhi Police at Jantar Mantar
Punish abuse culture by chanting ‘Jai Bajrangbali’ when casting vote: PM Modi slams Congress in Karnataka
Atlanta police say one person has been killed, three others injured in shooting inside building; no suspect in custody, reports AP
Mumbai Indians beat Punjab Kings by six wickets in IPL match
Internet services suspended in Manipur for five days amid incidents of fighting amongst youths, volunteers of different communities as a rally was organised by All Tribals Students Union (ATSU) Manipur in protest against the demand for inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in the ST category: Manipur Govt
Police say multiple people injured in a shooting inside Atlanta building; no suspect is in custody, reports AP
State cabinet minister Premchand Agarwal was seen thrashing a person in a video
Two FIRs have been lodged in the matter. Action is being taken in the case. State cabinet minister Premchand Agarwal has also been named in the FIR: SSP, Dehradun.
IBA Men’s World Boxing C’ships: Nishant Dev enters pre-quarters stage
he Executive Directors of the World Bank today selected Ajay Banga as President of the World Bank for a five-year term beginning June 2, 2023
The Board looks forward to working with him on the World Bank Group Evolution process, as discussed at the April 2023 Spring Meetings, and on all the World Bank Group’s ambitions and efforts aimed at tackling the toughest development challenges facing developing countries: World Bank.
Curfew imposed in eight districts of Manipur following violence between tribals and non-tribals: Officials
IPL 2023: Livingstone-Jitesh carnage powers PBKS to 214/3 against MI
Delhi COVID cases
Delhi reports 272 new cases, 688 recoveries and 1 death in the last 24 hours.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says ‘we didn’t attack Putin,’ denying Ukraine carried out alleged drone attack on Kremlin, reports AP
BJP chief JP Nadda held a meeting with party workers in Bengaluru regarding the Assembly polls
Karnataka elections 2023
These people (BJP) made their image as ‘40% Sarkara’ in last three years. Entire Karnataka knows, contractors and farmers committed suicide while crores of cash were recovered from MLA’s son’s home and that MLA takes out parade, there’s ‘jhoot and loot’: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacks BJP in Kalaburagi.
Congress parliamentary party chairperson Sonia Gandhi to debut in the campaign for Karnataka Elections 2023 on 6th May. She will be addressing a rally in Hubbali district that day: Sources
Nita Ambani speaks on the award-winning show ‘The Sound of Music’ that marked the debut of musicals and international Broadway in India
Russian strikes on Ukraine’s southern Kherson region kill 16, AFP News Agency cites prosecutors
Mobile Internet shut in Manipur as massive protest emerge to include “Meitei community in the ST category”
Massive protests by the tribal people against the Supreme Court order on Scheduled Tribes Status. Thousands of tribals turned up at a ‘Solidarity March’ called by a student body in all the ten hill districts of the state to oppose moves for inclusion of the majority Meitei community in the ST category. The All Tribal Students Union of Manipur (ATSUM), which called for the march, said it was organised to protest moves to include the “Meitei community in the ST category”.
On International Labour Day, I talked in Konkani language about the necessity of labour cards to detect crime if it is committed by labour. It was twisted by some political leaders.
– Goa CM Pramod Sawant
It will not be right to speak in detail, but be it detection or jamming, new techniques are being invented and the success rate is going up day after day: PV Rama Shastri, Additional Director General, BSF (Western command) on cross-border drone incursions
Adil’s brother Arif says, “Our hope has increased after the ban. We want help in the form of a machine & promotion by the central government.”
BJP leader B P Yatnal issued notice by EC for “vishkanya” remark against Sonia Gandhi
Last night, the Kiev regime attempted a drone strike against the residence of the President of Russia at the Kremlin
We consider these actions a premeditated terrorist attack and an assassination attempt targeting the President: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
I’d like to continue working in the state: NCP’s Maharashtra chief Jayant Patil on being asked if he is among contenders for party’s national president
Our demand is that (Sharad) Pawar saheb should continue as national chief. So, it’s not appropriate to discuss other names.
EC issues notice to Cong leader Priyank Kharge over ‘nalayak’ remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants called off due to rain
NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) will hear the Go First insolvency case on May 4
Go First has moved the NCLT Delhi seeking voluntary initiation of insolvency proceedings.
Russia preparing for large-scale terrorist attack: Ukraine on Russia’s allegations of drone attack on Kremlin
Ukraine wages an exclusively defensive war and does not attack targets on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Go First cancelled all its flights for 3rd, 4th and 5th May amid bankruptcy
A passenger, Praveen Kumar says, “I had to book another flight after getting the message. I spent Rs 15,000 again…”Another passenger, Shikha says, “We had to get another flight. There was an extra charge and there has not been any refund yet…”Komal, a passenger says, “…They have not said anything about refund, they say we will get it. But we’re facing a lot of trouble.”
he Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre is presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘The Sound of Music’, one of the most successful and loved Broadway musicals ever
Produced and managed by Broadway International Group, ‘The Sound of Music’ is a 5-time Tony Award winning show that marks the debut of not just the musical but also international Broadway in India: Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre.
EAM Dr S Jaishankar will host a dinner for SCO delegates and SCO Foreign Ministers tomorrow in Goa
A meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers is scheduled to be held here on May 4-5.
ajrang Dal outfit members today protested against the Karnataka Congress manifesto mentioning a ban on the outfit and state CM Bhupesh Baghel’s remarks regarding the same. Police were present on the spot to control the situation
At least 109 people have died in flooding in northern and western Rwanda, reports AFP citing state-run Rwanda Broadcasting Agency
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi misled the people by changing their faces like ‘Ravana’ & ‘Tadaka’. CM Bhupesh Baghel speaks about building ‘Kaushalaya temple’ while on the other hand, he speaks of banning the name of ‘Bajrangbali’: BJP leader Brijmohan Agarwal
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma says ruling alliance partner People’s Democratic Front will merge with his National People’s Party on May 6
Russia today alleged that there were attempts by Ukraine to assassinate President Putin, saying it was a “terrorist attack” while claiming it shot down drones over the residence of Putin: RT news
Home Minister Amit Shah distributed regularization letter to 4400 NDMC employees at Talkatora Stadium
“This is a happy moment for me as Divyangjans, SC, ST employees & oppressed people of the society today received glory, honour & a secure future,” says Home Minister Amit Shah.
Brazilian official says federal police searched ex-President Jair Bolsonaro’s home and seized his phone, reports AP
Kremlin says May 9 parade in Moscow going ahead despite drone attack: agencies (AFP)
Russian President Putin not affected in drone attack, reports Russia’s RT news citing Kremlin
Kremlin says Kyiv attempted an assassination of Putin
Russian authorities accused Ukraine of attempting to attack the Kremlin with two drones overnight. The Kremlin added that President Vladimir Putin was safe and continued to work with his schedule unchanged.
Today alcohol has reached every home & Nitish Kumar is getting money through home delivery: Bihar BJP President Samrat Choudhary
Nitish Kumar’s party is doing a scam to the amount of Rs 10,000 crores in illicit liquor. The administration is collaborating with the liquor mafia and sending all the money to the JD(U) account…That’s why today we take a vow that in 2024 we will win with a full majority in Bihar.
The Kremlin says it was attacked by two drones last night, adding it regards this as a “planned terrorist attack” and an assassination attempt against President Vladimir Putin, Bloomberg News reports
Actress Tunisha Sharma death case
Vasai Court in Mumbai allows Police to return accused TV actor Sheezan Khan’s passport to him and allow him to travel abroad till 10th July 2023. Khan had filed a plea before the court, urging to get his passport back while citing the shoot of a TV serial.
Kremlin (Russia) says Kyiv (Ukraine) attempted an assassination of Russian President Putin, reports AFP
EAM Jaishankar arrives in Goa to review preparations for SCO Foreign Ministers’ meet
A cyclonic circulation is likely to develop over Southeast Bay of Bengal around 6th May 2023
Under its influence a low pressure area is likely to form over the same region around 7th May. It is likely to concentrate into a depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal on 8th May. Therefore, it is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm while moving nearly northwards towards central Bay of Bengal: IMD.
IAF C-130J aircraft with 21st batch of evacuees brings 137 Indians from Port Sudan to Jeddah.
India will launch its own composite index next year to quantify the impact of heat on its population and generate impact-based heat wave alerts for specific locations, says India Meteorological Department
Karnataka polls: PM Modi meets Padma awardees Tulsi Gowda, Sukri Bommagowda, seeks their blessings
Serbia: Eight children, security guard killed after teenage boy opens fire at school
“Congress leaders are accountable to ‘Shahi family’ in Delhi while JDS is a private limited company of a family”
– PM Modi in Karnataka
Congress has made “appeasement” its base: PM Modi at election rally in Bailhongal
Govt services exams used to happen mostly in Hindi and English; BJP gave option of writing in regional languages like Kannada: PM in K’taka
Just a week left for Karnataka Assembly polls, people have decided to give a thumping victory to BJP: PM Modi at public rally in Bailhongal
I am not a contender; not interested in becoming NCP president: Praful Patel
MP/MLA court in Ranchi rejects Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s plea for exemption from personal appearance in ‘Modi Surname case’. A defamation case was filed against him by a person named Pradeep Modi in Ranchi.