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Protesting wrestlers have halted their plan to immerse their medals in Ganga river today and have given 5-day ultimatum to government for action against WFI chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Farmers' leader Naresh Tikait had arrived in Haridwar and convinced them to not throw their medals today. Several women wrestlers have accused Brij of sexual harassment.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:54 pm on 30 May
14-yr-old boy lynched by mob on theft suspicion in Maha, 2 minors critical
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
A 14-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death and two other minors sustained serious injuries after being attacked by a mob in Maharashtra's Parbhani. As per reports, the incident took place when the mob suspected that the minor boys were involved in a theft. So far, police have arrested nine persons in connection with the incident.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 08:54 pm on 30 May
Distorting history: Netaji's grandnephew on Veer Savarkar biopic
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The recently released trailer of 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' has claimed that he inspired freedom fighters like Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bhagat Singh and Khudiram Bose. Reacting to this, Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose said, "This (the film) is an attempt to distort history. It will pass on the wrong facts to today's generation."
short by Nakul Ahuja / 10:45 pm on 30 May
International wrestling body United World Wrestling (UWW) has condemned the treatment meted out to protesting Indian wrestlers and their detention following a scuffle with police. "The events of these last days are...worrying," it said. The UWW also threatened to suspend the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) if it fails to hold its election within the 45-day deadline.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 10:47 pm on 30 May
Sacrificing medals in the Ganga like sacrificing life: INC's Hooda
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Reacting to the wrestlers' decision of immersing their medals in the Ganga, Congress leader Deepender S Hooda said that "sacrificing medals is like sacrificing life". "These medals remind us of those moments when the national anthem is sung, and the Tricolour is hoisted upon winning them," he said and requested the wrestlers not to immerse medals in the Ganga.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 07:54 pm on 30 May
Ganga Sabha objects to wrestlers' plan to throw medals in Ganga
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The Ganga Sabha has forbidden the protesting wrestlers to immerse their medals in Ganga river in Haridwar. The wrestlers, who have been protesting against sexual harassment accused WFI chief Brij Bhushan, have reached the Har Ki Pauri ghat to immerse their medals in Ganga. Meanwhile, the Congress party has requested the wrestlers to not immerse their medals in the river.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 07:47 pm on 30 May
Eleven sports personalities from Manipur, including Olympic medal-winning weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, have written to Home Minister Amit Shah, urging him to find a solution to the ongoing crisis in the state. "It is pertinent to mention that we shall surrender our awards if the Centre fails to take necessary action to restore peace in Manipur soon," the letter states.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 10:45 pm on 30 May
Disgrace to India: Tharoor on wrestlers immersing medals in Ganga
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor weighed in on the decision by protesting wrestlers to immerse their medals in the Ganga, saying it is a disgrace to the country. Tharoor said it's sad that athletes who have worked so hard and brought so many laurels to the country are being treated so badly. Notably, the wrestlers didn't immerse their medals on Tuesday.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 10:54 pm on 30 May
Shamelessness at its peak: Congress on MP govt's wedding scheme
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
After condoms and birth control pills were found inside makeup boxes distributed among couples in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua as part of the state government's wedding scheme, the Congress criticised the BJP. "Shamelessness at its peak in [Shivraj Singh Chouhan's] government," Madhya Pradesh Congress tweeted. The wedding event was organised under CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's Kanya Vivah Yojana.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 09:05 pm on 30 May
BJP govt considers Manipur violence as 'adventure tourism': Moitra
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
TMC's Mahua Moitra shared a picture of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's meeting with Manipur CM and other ministers over the ongoing violence in the state. She questioned Amit Shah's decision to include India Tourism Development Corporation, Chairman, Sambit Patra. "Is it because ultimately the BJP government considers the Manipur crisis as nothing more than adventure tourism?" she asked.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 08:59 pm on 30 May
Now PM should leave his arrogance: Delhi CM on wrestlers' protest
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
As protesting wrestlers announced that they will immerse their medals in the Ganga river in Haridwar on Tuesday, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said, "Now the Prime Minister should leave his arrogance." He added, "The whole country is shocked. There are tears in the eyes of the whole country." The wrestlers have reached Haridwar.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 07:51 pm on 30 May
Lucknow-based under officer Shalini Singh has become the first female NCC cadet in India to complete the advanced mountaineering course in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. Shalini, the 20-year-old cadet from 67 UP Battalion, began the month-long course on April 26 and scaled 15,400 feet through snow-covered mountains. "This victory is a product of my passion and efforts," Shalini said.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 09:46 pm on 30 May
Railways' Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala, failed to deliver even one Vande Bharat train in 2022-23 against a projected target of 32, PTI reported citing documents accessed by it. Overall, the factory manufactured 1,478 coaches against a target of 1,885. Officials have said the production of Vande Bharat trains in the factory is likely to begin by September 2024.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:48 pm on 30 May
10 flights diverted after heavy rains & thunderstorm lash Delhi
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
As many as 10 flights were diverted after heavy rains and thunderstorm lashed Delhi on Tuesday. Nine of the flights were diverted to Jaipur while one flight was diverted to Lucknow between 6.25 pm and 8 pm. The weather department has forecast partly cloudy skies with light rain and thunderstorm on Wednesday.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 09:10 pm on 30 May
She abused my father: Woman who killed Delhi flatmate after party
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
A 35-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her roommate after a party in Delhi's Majnu Ka Tila. A police official said that the two women got into a fight at a party as they were drunk. The accused informed the police during questioning that she stabbed the victim after she allegedly abused her late father.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 09:23 pm on 30 May
A video has surfaced that shows a large tree branch falling on three men riding a scooter after rainfall in Rajasthan's Jodhpur. In the video, the men can be seen getting trapped under the tree branch when passersby immediately rush to help them. They were rescued and taken to a hospital and were discharged later.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 09:25 pm on 30 May
Man threatens to blow up Patna station as wife elopes with lover
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Upset with his wife for eloping with her lover, a man was arrested for threatening to blow up the Patna Junction railway station. A senior police official said that the accused made the threat in a fit of rage. An RPF official said that they launched an operation to check platforms, washrooms and passengers' baggage following the threat.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 09:43 pm on 30 May
India to host SCO Summit virtually on July 4, PM to chair meet
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
India has decided to host the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in a virtual format on July 4, the Ministry of External Affairs said. The summit will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The in-person SCO summit took place in the Uzbek city of Samarkand last year.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 11:09 pm on 30 May
Example of heinous brutality: CPI(M) on minor's murder in Delhi
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Reacting to the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl in Delhi, CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat said that the incident is an example of heinous brutality. "We urge that a strict punishment be given (to the accused) in accordance," Karat said. The 16-year-old girl died after she was allegedly stabbed over 20 times by her 20-year-old boyfriend in Shahbad Dairy area.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 10:00 pm on 30 May
SP leader Ramakant Yadav jailed for 4 months in 2019 assault case
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Samajwadi Party MLA and former MP Ramakant Yadav was sentenced to four months in jail by a court in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur on Tuesday in a 2019 assault case. The court imposed a fine of ₹7,000 on Yadav, a four-time MP. Yadav was sentenced in an incident of assault that occurred three and a half years ago in Jaunpur.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 10:28 pm on 30 May
3 policemen suspended after K'taka RTI activist's death in custody
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
After the death of an RTI activist in police custody, the Karnataka government suspended a sub-inspector of police and two constables in Davanagere district, officials said on Tuesday. The case was also handed over to the CID after the deceased's family accused the police of murdering him. The deceased, Harish, allegedly jumped off a police jeep to escape from custody.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 08:02 pm on 30 May
For all women, no conditions: K'taka minister on free bus ride
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Karnataka Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Tuesday said that the bus travel is going to be free for all women in Karnataka, without any conditions. "In the manifesto, we didn't categorise women for this scheme," Reddy said. "So, all women will be eligible...The CM has called for a cabinet meeting on Wednesday and he'll announce it after that," he added.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 07:48 pm on 30 May
Delhi Metro starts WhatsApp-based ticket service on Airport Line
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday launched a WhatsApp-based ticketing service on Airport Express Line. Commuters will have to add the DMRC's official WhatsApp number 9650855800 to their phone's contact list. A maximum of six QR code-based tickets can be generated for each passenger.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 11:01 pm on 30 May
We want justice: Mother of 16-year-old girl murdered in Delhi
short by Bhuvnesh Ojha / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The mother of the 16-year-old girl who was murdered allegedly by her boyfriend in Delhi has said that she wants justice for her daughter. "He should be killed for murdering my daughter," she stated. The accused was reportedly not happy with the victim's decision of ending their relationship. The victim was stabbed 16 times, the post-mortem report said.
short by Bhuvnesh Ojha / 08:41 pm on 30 May
Policeman consumes disinfectant after fight with senior in Mumbai
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
A policeman allegedly consumed disinfectant after an argument with his senior at a police station in Mumbai. He had demanded to know why he had not been relieved despite his transfer to Pune three months ago. When the senior inspector asked him to clear pending files, he went outside and had disinfectant.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 09:05 pm on 30 May
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