• Koregaon Bhima violence: Pawar working on agenda to implicate ‘Hindutvawadis’, claims Fadnavis 23 Feb 2020 19:32 “By setting up an SIT to re-look into the Bhima Koregaon case, Pawar wants to hold Hindutvawadis responsible for the violence,” Fadnavis said. (File photo) NCP president Sharad Pawar was working on a definite political agenda to implicate “Hindutvawadis” ( …
  • The Chemould Couple 23 Feb 2020 18:52 Written by Benita Fernando | Published: February 24, 2020 12:10:46 am Kekooo and Khorshed Gandhy. The late Kekoo Gandhy and his wife Khorshed were pioneers in the Indian art world. Through a framing company in Mumbai which grew to become Gallery Chemould, …
  • Ranji Trophy: Fitter, stronger Ishan Porel among the wickets for Bengal 23 Feb 2020 18:49 Ishan Porel has already scalped 15 wickets this Ranji season. (Source: Express Photo) A piece of advice and a couple of video clips on WhatsApp from Amol Muzumder acted as catalysts for Ishan Porel this season. After the fourth day’s play in the Bengal- …
  • Riots, protests against CAA occurred in BJP ruled states: Uddhav 23 Feb 2020 18:27 Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday alleged that riots and protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act have occurred only in BJP ruled states. “During CAA protests, no riots have erupted in Maharashtra as Maha Vikas Aghadi …
  • Donald Trump Jr. Pushed ‘Blatantly Illegal’ Project In India, Former Official Says — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast 23 Feb 2020 18:12 The 45th President and His Administration Exploring the Business of Trump Last month, Donald Trump Jr. visited India to tout new Trump properties. Full page ads in India’s top papers announced, “Trump has arrived. Have you?” It wasn’t Trump Jr.’s first …
  • We had been trying for second child for five years, Shilpa Shetty 23 Feb 2020 18:10 Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Sunday, 23rd February 2020,07:02 Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra welcomed their second child on February 15, 2020  and the ecstatic mother confirmed and she and her husband Raj Kundra were trying for second child for five years. In …
  • Protests in New Delhi against India's citizenship law ahead of Trump visit 23 Feb 2020 17:09 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Police used tear gas to disperse large crowds in India’s capital of New Delhi on Sunday in the latest eruption of violence at protests over a new citizenship law, police officials said. Demonstrators wave flags during a protest …
  • Donald Trump, sixth US President to visit India 23 Feb 2020 16:48 Donald Trump will be the sixth US President ever to travel to India and the first one to land in Ahmedabad, where he will be joined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an unprecedented roadshow and a historic joint address before a record crowd of more …
  • My stand on CAA-NRC-NPR decided after consulting NCP and Cong: Maharashtra CM 23 Feb 2020 16:48 MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said his stand on the CAA-NRC-NPR is well thought of and decided after holding consultations with the NCP and the Congress--the other constituents of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) …
  • Nushrat Bharucha: ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ changed things for me 23 Feb 2020 16:47 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) “Sony Ke Titu Ki Sweety” on Sunday completed two years since its release, and the film’s lead actress Nushrat Bharucha is grateful to the audience for making the film a Rs 100-crore grosser. “The film crossing the Rs 100-crore mark …
  • Uddhav govt fail to deliver on CMP, halts public projects : Fadnavis 23 Feb 2020 16:21 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): A day ahead of the Maharashtra assembly budget session, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis said that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has failed to deliver on the …
  • Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt snapped arriving at Katrina Kaif's house 23 Feb 2020 16:10 Priyanka Chopra and Alia Bhatt were reportedly hosted actors by Katrina Kaif at her Bandra residence in Mumbai. According to Indian media, Alia and Priyanka were snapped arriving at Katrina Kaif’s house on Sunday. Paparazzi shots showing Alia arriving at …
  • Shashi Kapoor’s New Delhi Times getting a sequel 23 Feb 2020 15:27 By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: February 23, 2020 8:02:09 pm Shashi Kapoor won the National Award for Best Actor for his performance in New Delhi Times. A sequel to Shashi Kapoor-starrer New Delhi Times is in the works with filmmaker Ramesh Sharma returning as …
  • Pakistan court shifts cases against Hafiz Saeed to Lahore 23 Feb 2020 15:14 Image Source : FILE Pakistan court shifts cases against Hafiz Saeed to Lahore The Lahore High Court Chief (LHC) has allowed shifting of the two terror-financing cases against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) who the mastermind of …
  • How Kiwi planning trumped Indian stroke-players 23 Feb 2020 15:12 Written by Sandip G | Wellington | Published: February 23, 2020 8:02:27 pm Trent Boult celebrates bowling Cheteshwar Pujara out for 11. (Source: AP Photo) By evening on the third day, the Basin Reserve had shed its hue of green, lost the dampness after …
  • Swara Bhasker trolled for her ‘I was 15-year-old in 2010’ remark 23 Feb 2020 15:02 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker has been once again trolled on the social media after getting her age wrong at an event. On Sunday, Swara, who is quite vocal about her views on social and political issues, attended the Hindustan Shikhar Samagam …
  • Feels wonderful to see Ranveer, Deepika play us: Romi Dev on 83 23 Feb 2020 13:41 By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: February 23, 2020 6:00:44 pm Deepika Padukone recently shared her first look from the film as Romi. (Photo: Deepika Padukone/Instagram) Romi Dev, wife of cricket legend Kapil Dev, is thrilled to have actors Deepika Padukone …
  • Maharashtra students to stay hydrated with ”water bell”: Education Minister  23 Feb 2020 13:30 By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: February 23, 2020 6:40:28 pm The notification stated that dehydration is the root cause of many diseases among school children across the state. Representational Image/ file Schools across Maharashtra will be ringing bells …
  • Maharashtra: Ahead of budget session, Thackeray meets DyCM, Sharad Pawar 23 Feb 2020 13:15 By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: February 23, 2020 5:44:35 pm Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with NCP president Ajit Pawar during an event in Mumbai. (Express photo: Amit Chakravarty) Ahead of the budget session of Maharashtra Assembly, Chief …
  • Shekhar Kapur mulls legal action against makers of ‘Mr India’ remake 23 Feb 2020 13:10 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) After actress Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Shehkar Kapur, who is known for helming the iconic film “Mr India”, has expressed his disappointment over the news of a remake of the movie by director Ali Abbas Zafar. Shekhar also hinted that he …
  • Why Sharad Pawar wants mosque in name of invader Babar? asks Devendra Fadnavis 23 Feb 2020 12:54 MUMBAI: Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday attacked NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his demand for creation of a trust for construction of a mosque in Ayodhya on the lines of a similar body for Ram temple. Speaking to reporters here on the eve of …
  • AIMIM leader Pathan booked for hate speech in Karnataka 23 Feb 2020 12:12 Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Waris Pathan has been booked for allegedly making a hate speech at an anti-CAA rally in Karnataka’s Kalaburagi, police said on Sunday. “We have booked a case against Pathan for …
  • Sidharth Shukla ‘blessed’ to meet his aged fan 23 Feb 2020 12:12 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) “Bigg Boss 13” winner Sidharth Shukla on Sunday made his first public appearance post the show’s finale, and it seems he is on cloude nine. Sidharth was invited to inaugrate a new ward at Brahma Kumaris GHRC hospital where he met a …
  • Over 60 years after Eisenhower came calling, India set to welcome 7th US president 23 Feb 2020 11:54 NEW DELHI: With the hype around Donald Trump's maiden visit to India as US President reaching a crescendo, here's a trip down the memory lane on tours by previous American presidents. It all began about 60 years ago when Dwight D Eisenhower became …
  • I feel like a newcomer: Bhagyashree 23 Feb 2020 11:48 By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: February 23, 2020 4:46:27 pm Bhagyashree made her foray into Bollywood with the hit film Maine Pyaar Kiya, which also marked the lead debut of Salman Khan. (Photo: Bhagyashree/Instagram) Best remembered for Maine Pyar Kiya …
  • B-town celebs attend grand finale of Miss Diva 2020 23 Feb 2020 11:33 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities Malaika Arora, Lara Dutta, Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur graced the red carpet of LIVA Miss Diva 2020 grand finale here on Saturday night. For the evening, the stars, who turned esteemed …
  • Neha Dhupia flags off Pregathon in Mumbai 23 Feb 2020 11:33 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Bollywood actor Neha Dhupia flagged off Pregathon, a walkathon for pregnant women, at Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai on Sunday. "Pregnancy is a phase that you will never forget. If I was pregnant and knew …
  • Priyanka Chopra sashays down ramp at Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 2020 23 Feb 2020 11:32 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Priyanka Chopra Jonas walked the ramp for the 15th milestone edition of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour Finale. The actor looked stunning on stage as she sashayed down the ramp even as she celebrated her decade long …
  • RCom creditors meet on Monday, may vote on Jio bid for Rs 4,700 cr assets 23 Feb 2020 11:31 Reliance Communications (RCom) on Sunday said a meeting of the company's committee of creditors is scheduled to be held on Monday. "The 18th meeting of committee of creditors (CoC) of Reliance Communications Ltd is scheduled to be convened on …
  • Priyanka Chopra sets the ramp ablaze in Mumbai 23 Feb 2020 11:22 Priyanka Chopra recently walked the ramp during a runway show in Mumbai, paying tribute to late designer Wendell Rodricks, who had staunchly criticized her extremely bold Grammys dress. Pee Cee looked chic in a black and mystical ensemble which draped over …
  • Dr Kafeel Khan’s maternal uncle shot dead in UP 23 Feb 2020 11:21 By: PTI | Gorakhpur | Published: February 23, 2020 3:22:21 pm Dr Kafeel Khan was last month arrested under charges of giving a provocative speech during a protest against the CAA and NRC at Aligarh Muslim University. (File Photo) The maternal uncle of Dr …
  • Daboo Ratnani’s Kiara calendar photo in plagiarism row 23 Feb 2020 11:15 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani has recently made her debut in ace photographer Daboo Ratnani’s calendar 2020. But Kiara’s photograph did not go down well with a section of social media users. Kiara’s picture from the calendar shows her standing …
  • Here’s what Rishi Kapoor wants young directors to follow 23 Feb 2020 10:20 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has shared a piece of advice for the young directors. Rishi took to Twitter on Saturday and posted a still of his late uncle and superstar Shammi Kapoor from the sets of 1966 film “Teesri Manzil”. In the …
  • Shekhar Kapur takes a dig on Zafar’s ‘Mr India’ remake 23 Feb 2020 10:20 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) After actress Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Shehkar Kapur, who is known for helming the iconic film “Mr India”, has expressed his disappointment over the news of a remake of the movie by director Ali Abbas Zafar. Shekhar on Sunday took to …
  • Increased volatility ahead of Trump visit & Feb futures expiry 23 Feb 2020 10:20 The Week gone by saw markets lose on three of the four trading days and register small weekly losses at close. BSESENSEX closed the week with losses of 87.62 points or 0.21 per cent to end at 41,170.12 points. NIFTY was down 32.60 points or 0.27 per cent …
  • Adline Castelino to represent India at Miss Universe pageant 2020 23 Feb 2020 10:20 New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANSlife) Adline Castelino has been selected to represent India at Miss Universe pageant 2020. Castelino was announced as the winner of Liva Miss Diva Universe 2020 title and was crowned by Vartika Singh, Miss Diva Universe 2019, at an …
  • Trump & India: Solid business ties with realty projects 23 Feb 2020 09:23 New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will be on his first official visit to India on Monday but he has had a longstanding business relationship with India through his real estate projects in the country. Trump’s business interests in India …
  • Amitabh Bachchan pens emotional post for daughter Shweta 23 Feb 2020 09:23 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta recently organised her clothing label MxS’ first fashion show, and the former is feeling super emotional. Big B on Sunday took to Instagram and penned a cute post for Shweta. “kab ye aise se …
  • Pakistan to make West Indies' Sammy honorary... 23 Feb 2020 09:16  23 Feb 2020 - 9:01 Spectators carry a poster featuring an image of Peshawar Zalmi's team captain Darren Sammy outside the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi on February 21, 2020, ahead of the start of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 cricket match …
  • Coal imports at 12 major ports down 15% to 75 MT in April-Jan: Report 23 Feb 2020 08:46 Thermal coal imports at the country's 12 major ports declined 14.98 per cent to 74.60 million tonnes (MT) during April-January this fiscal, as per a report by the Indian Ports Association. The Centre-owned ports had handled 87.74 MT of the dry fuel in …
  • As India’s Economy Sags, Even the Trump Brand Is Struggling 23 Feb 2020 08:43 At Trump Towers Pune, which were completed a few years ago as the first project in India to bear the Trump name, only seven of 46 units are occupied, according to building employees and others with knowledge of occupancy and sales. The real estate market …
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal keeps scoring: Unbeaten on 125 in U-23 game for Mumbai 23 Feb 2020 08:33 Yashasvi Jaiswal’s dream run continues (Source: PTI) India’s U-19 World Cup star Yashasvi Jaiswal’s dream run continued as he struck a hundred for Mumbai in a under-23 game of the CK Nayudu Trophy at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. At lunch against Puducherry …
  • Katy Perry unleashes goddess locks as she unveils heavenly new look 23 Feb 2020 08:31 Katy Perry stunned fans in the early hours of Sunday as she waved goodbye to her short hair and unleashed flowing, golden locks. The 35-year-old chart topping star unveiled her new look as she posed for a sultry selfie to show off her long blonde hair - …
  • Unveiling the writer Antulay one never knew of 23 Feb 2020 08:12 A compilation of letters by former Maharashtra chief minister Abdul Rehman Antulay to his wife was released on Saturday in the presence of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar. The book, released by Mr. Pawar …
  • Details of ingenious smuggling racket lie buried in FIR since 2018 23 Feb 2020 08:12 The Mumbai Police Crime Branch’s investigation into the 2018 assault case against gangsters Tariq Parveen and Salim Maharaj has unearthed a well-organised and ingenious gold smuggling racket allegedly going on for several years. Mr. Parveen and Mr. Maharaj …
  • Guneet Monga plans to remake Soorarai Pottru in Hindi 23 Feb 2020 08:02 By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: February 23, 2020 1:06:43 pm Soorarai Pottru is based on the life of Air Deccan founder G R Gopinath. Oscar-winning film producer Guneet Monga said she plans to make a Hindi version of her upcoming Tamil production Soorarai …
  • Saarang Theatre Festival in Pune promises to unfold many ways of seeing the world and oneself 23 Feb 2020 07:46 | Published: February 23, 2020 11:51:18 am Saarang Theatre Festival upholds a nuanced aesthetic. In a season of bulky theatre festivals across India, which showcase more than a hundred productions over several weeks, Saarang Theatre Festival upholds a …
  • Underworld don Ravi Pujari detained in SA, likely to be deported 23 Feb 2020 07:22 New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Dreaded underworld don Ravi Pujari, operating from overseas, has been reportedly arrested in South Africa and efforts are on for his deportation to India. Pujari, who parted ways with underworld don Chhota Rajan, had jumped bail …
  • Four members of family found dead in Maha, police suspect suicide 23 Feb 2020 06:43 Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Four members of a family, including two children, found dead at a flat in Navi Mumbai on Saturday. "Prima facie, it seems to be a case of suicide and strangulation seems to be the cause behind their …
  • Richa Chadha: ‘I think awareness is sexy’ 23 Feb 2020 06:29 Written by Alaka Sahani | New Delhi | Published: February 23, 2020 10:00:40 am My career was pretty much over after Gangs of Wasseypur. I’ve fought really hard to be here today, says the actor. You have had a busy start to the year with Panga (directed by …
  • View: Ancient nukes to Corona idol, lack of scientific temper on show 23 Feb 2020 05:55 “Corona is not a virus, but an avatar for protection of poor creatures,” says Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha national president Swami Chakrapani. He claims it’s a warning for the Chinese to become vegetarian and not kill animals. He also knows the way to …
  • Two Shiv Sena workers held for thrashing ‘molester’ in Mumbai 23 Feb 2020 05:38 Two Shiv Sena workers were arrested for allegedly beating a 38-year-old man, accused of molesting women near Matunga railway station here, police said on Saturday. They were arrested by Antop Hill Police Station on Friday. “Sena workers, identified as …
  • IndiGo in talks with Qantas and Jetstar Airways for codeshare partnership 23 Feb 2020 05:35 IndiGo is in talks with Sydney-based Qantas Airways and its wholly owned subsidiary Jetstar Airways on codeshare agreements, which allows an airline to sell other airline's seats, officials said. Currently, IndiGo has a two-way codeshare agreement with …
  • TNIE Devi Awards: Bhubaneswar edition to celebrate women power 23 Feb 2020 05:33 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Driven by the philosophy that women form the nation’s backbone, The New Indian Express Group will honour the awe-inspiring work of 12 trailblazers at Devi Awards on Sunday. After successfully hosting 18 editions in New …
  • These awards are sponsored by… (Column: B-Town) 23 Feb 2020 05:02 It is the film awards season again and, hence, the time for controversies, and for social media to burst with counter opinions. Recently, we have had a major award function that has set the tongues, keyboards and smartphones wagging. While the awards from …
  • Taapsee Pannu: ‘We are wary of upsetting the order’ 23 Feb 2020 04:08 Written by Ektaa Malik | New Delhi | Published: February 23, 2020 9:00:11 am We have to speak up, but we need to do it smartly says Taapsee Pannu Taapsee Pannu has been riding the crest of success in recent years. After two well-received films last year — …
  • Cues Indians can take from a Bangladeshi architect 23 Feb 2020 04:08 Panigram Resort (Courtesy: Marina Tabassum Architects) Architect Marina Tabassum did not want Dhaka’s Bait Ur Rouf Mosque to look like one. Without domes and minarets, she set it on a plinth, designing porous brick walls that would shelter a prayer hall …
  • Notes from a legendary Bollywood star Amol Palekar 23 Feb 2020 03:58 By Express News Service An interview with Amol Palekar, scheduled the day after his Delhi performance on February 1, was delayed by 90 minutes. No, the actor wasn’t late, as most Bollywood celebrities are infamous for. He was too generous with the audience …
  • How the dead ship in ‘Bhoot’ came alive on screen 23 Feb 2020 03:52 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Vicky Kaushal’s “Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship” brings horror back on the Bollywood screen, and the overall production design of the film aimed at delivering a sense of unease and fear. “The most challenging and exciting aspect of …
  • Puppetry isn’t just for children: Dadi Pudumjee 23 Feb 2020 03:52 New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Recipient of the Padma Shri honour and founder of The Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust, which recently presented the 18th Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival, produced by Teamwork Productions in Delhi and Chandigarh, Dadi …
  • Trump’s India visit a blessing in disguise for Satya Nadella 23 Feb 2020 03:52 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who courted a big controversy by saying “CAA is just bad for India” at a tech event last month, begins his three-day India trip from Monday while US President Donald Trump has ensured that all the space across media outlets …
  • Adding hues to cityscape 23 Feb 2020 03:45 As the road from Jubilee Hills rolls down dramatically bringing in view the domes of Qutb Shahi tombs, a splash of colour greets commuters. The area that had staid pink walls has been transformed over the past 20 days into a work of art. Flowing abstract …
  • ‘Ten years on, still a long way to go for fire safety’ 23 Feb 2020 03:45 Ten years ago, on this day, horrific images of thick black smoke billowing out of a building on HAL Airport Road, as desperate people jumped to death in a bid to escape the suffocation, stunned the city. Prior to that the last big fire tragedy Bengaluru …
  • Streaming Guide: Vicky Kaushal movies 23 Feb 2020 03:27 Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Published: February 23, 2020 7:04:25 am Vicky Kaushal’s Bhoot: The Haunted Ship hit theaters on Friday. In our series Streaming Guide, we list the works of a filmmaker or actor which are available on streaming platforms …
  • Maha BJP MLA reminds Pathan of Guj violence 23 Feb 2020 02:42 Mumbai: A fresh controversy erupted over the statement made by former AIMIM MLA Waris Pathan that “15 crore Muslims are heavy on 100 crore.” Hitting out at the MLA, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLC Girish Vyas on Saturday said Pathan should remember what …
  • Four people of family found dead in Navi Mumbai, suicide suspected 23 Feb 2020 02:21 Four people of family found dead in Navi Mumbai, suicide suspected Mumbai police on Saturday found four dead bodies hanging from the ceiling of a flat in Taloja, Navi Mumbai. The police is suspecting the case of a mass suicide in which a man and woman hung …
  • Pavail Gulati: ‘Thappad’ is a risky role for me 23 Feb 2020 01:40 Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor Pavail Gulati gets his big Bollywood break as Taapsee Pannu’s on-screen husband in Anubhav Sinha’s upcoming film “Thappad”, and he says that working with the maker helped him to gain confidence as an actor. “Anubhav (Sinha) sir …
  • AAP has no objection if expelled JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor wants to join party 23 Feb 2020 01:38 A file photo of political strategist Prashant Kishor Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh has extended an invitation to expelled Janata Dal (United) leader Prashant Kishor to join his party, days after the political strategist-turned-Rajya Sabha MP was …
  • Karnataka Police team in Senegal to get gangster Ravi Pujari 23 Feb 2020 01:24 Mumbai: A team from Karnataka Police is in Senegal for completing the extradition process of gangster Ravi Pujari. Other than Karnataka police, R&AW officers are also assisting the police team, sources in the know of development told ET. This after the …
  • Can India's debt-ridden telecom industry survive the crisis? 23 Feb 2020 00:41 The story of India’s telecom sector is a bit like a football knockout tournament, where clubs lined up against each other get eliminated in every round till only the winner remains. But behind that win are often reasons beyond just good football — ranging …
  • Jaipur comes to Juhu: Amrapali’s new store in Mumbai is a many-splendoured gem 23 Feb 2020 00:29 The unmistakable earthy, orangish facade melts into the extravagant, jewelled heart within at the new twin-level Amrapali store in Juhu, Mumbai. Unravelling unique treasures at every inch, the brand finally brings its gems and jewellery to the country’s …
  • Amulya to Azamgarh, sedition law used without questions, SC guidelines ignored 23 Feb 2020 00:21 Amulya Leona was arrested a day later and sent to judicial custody for 14 days. Ten minutes past midnight on Thursday, police approached Shirin Javeed Ansari, Vth Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate of Bengaluru City, seeking the custody of 19-year- …
  • Great!: Trump reacts to ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ 23 Feb 2020 00:12 Mumbai, (IANS) American President Donald Trump lauded the Bollywood gay rom-com “Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan” on Friday. President Trumps praise for the film came in the wake of a tweet posted by human rights campaigner and LGBTQ+ activist Peter Tatchells …
  • Shelved Marina-ECR link could be answer to High Court query 22 Feb 2020 23:29 The Madras High Court has asked the Chennai Corporation to study the possibility of constructing a new road connecting Light House on the Marina with Besant Nagar to reduce congestion. Such a facility was envisaged over a decade ago and the elevated road …
  • Don't be 'stupid'- Swara Bhasker to Waris Pathan 22 Feb 2020 23:18 Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhasker gave a befitting response to Waris Pathan, former MLA and AIMIM leader over his controversial remark made during the anti-CAA rally. While addressing the rally, Pathan said, “The time has now come for us to unite and achieve …
  • Immigration system in post-Brexit UK follows the Canadian & Australian model of granting permanent residence 22 Feb 2020 23:02 Indian students and professionals in the United Kingdom have a reason to cheer amid the uncertainty brought in by Brexit. On Wednesday, UK’s British Indian home secretary Priti Patel announced a points-based immigration system that aims at attracting the …
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha hands-on in India: Here's how anyone can check it out 22 Feb 2020 23:01 Xiaomi 'Smarter Living 2020' 4 new TVs, Mi Band 4 & more Xiaomi's smartphone portfolio is vast, but there are some smartphones that truly stand out. While there's excitement around the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro launch in India, Xiaomi is …
  • Discord in Maharashtra coalition: Cong fumes at Uddhav’s pro-CAA stand, Pawar steps in 22 Feb 2020 22:54 Sharad Pawar and Sena leaders Uddhav, Aaditya Thackeray at a press conference in Mumbai. (Express photo: Pradip Das) Discord in Maharashtra’s ruling coalition over the National Population Register (NPR) and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) grew a day …
  • The un-politics of Prashant Kishor 22 Feb 2020 22:54 “As a leader, I wanted Nitish Kumar to choose between Gandhi and Godse,” Prashant Kishor said. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey) On February 18, minutes before the cameras rolled, Prashant Kishor sat intently, prepared to spell out his action plan for a “new …
  • On Fridays, these Mumbai cops climb 32 storeys to their office 22 Feb 2020 22:47
  • Trump to bask in epic spectacle in India staged by Modi 22 Feb 2020 22:42 By Jeffrey Gettleman and Vindu Goel Published 2:34 pm PST, Saturday, February 22, 2020 Students paint portraits of President Trump, his wife, Melania, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai on Friday. Trump visits the western city of Ahmedabad …
  • Is There A Turkey-Pakistan Deal To Host Pakistani Jihadi Commanders In Turkey? - MEMRI 22 Feb 2020 22:36 Under President Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey is providing refuge to Pakistani jihadi terrorists, notably Ehsanullah Ehsan. On February 13, 2020, the Turkish president landed in Pakistan for a two-day visit during which he addressed Pakistani parliament and the …
  • Flying to Cuba on Air France with an exclusively female crew, a gift for Women's Day 22 Feb 2020 22:00 Havana, February 22 (RHC)-- This year, Air France will celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March with a select flight to Havana featuring an all-women crew. "This year we chose the Cuban capital for this flight," Antoinette Zullo, Air …
  • They also play politics here 22 Feb 2020 21:50 Written by Sriram Veera | Published: February 23, 2020 2:14:44 am The shiny new wonder, Motera stadium, can host a lakh and ten thousand people and will become the largest cricket stadium in the world. (Express Photo: Javed Raja) For the past few weeks, …
  • Mumbai: Fire brigade’s budget slashed by 50 pc to Rs 104.45 crore; despite shortage of fire stations, manpower 22 Feb 2020 21:40 Fire broke out in the GST Bhavan on February 17. (File photo) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has slashed Mumbai Fire Brigade’s budgetary provision for capital expenditure for 2020-21 by up to 50 per cent despite the department struggling with …
  • Maharashtra govt cracks down on illegal sale of catfish, seize 30 tonnes in 10 days 22 Feb 2020 21:40 The central government had banned breeding, transportation and sale of the invasive species in 2000. (Representational/Source: Pixabay) The state fisheries department has launched a crackdown on Thai catfish (Magur) breeding and has confiscated and …
  • Coastal road project: Activists file intervention application in SC, seek stay on reclamation work 22 Feb 2020 21:40 “It is submitted that the reclamation work that has been permitted by this Hon’ble Court [SC] by the order dated 17th December 2019, will cause irreparable harm to the fragile ecology of the intertidal area of the coast,” the application states. An …
  • IIT-B elections: Students condemn interference from outsiders 22 Feb 2020 21:40 During the election campaign, it was very clear that external influences were at work, shaping the opinions of the student body, the statement said. Two days after IIT-Bombay administration issued a statement against interference of outside social media …
  • Decomposed bodies of family of four found in Navi Mumbai apartment 22 Feb 2020 21:40 The family had moved to Taloja in September last year. (Photo: Narendra Waskar) Highly decomposed bodies of a 35-year-old businessman and three other members of his family, including two minors, were recovered from an apartment at Taloja in Navi Mumbai …
  • Maharashtra: 63% of development budget lies unused 22 Feb 2020 21:40 Written by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Published: February 23, 2020 2:53:19 am Finance Minister Ajit Pawar is set to present the new government’s first Budget on March 6. (File photo) Just as the Uddhav Thackeray government readies for its maiden Budget, …
  • AIMIM spokesperson Pathan withdraws remark, says no intention to hurt any community 22 Feb 2020 21:40 Clarifying his remark at a press conference in Mumbai, Pathan said, “This is a political conspiracy to target me and my party. In spite of this, if people have been hurt by my words, I take them back. I am a true citizen of this India and proud to be an …
  • After Delhi win, AAP sets sights on national expansion 22 Feb 2020 21:40 Rai said that as part of the expansion project, a poster campaign will be launched across 20 states on Sunday. )Express File Photo) Nearly two weeks into its emphatic victory in Delhi, the AAP Saturday announced a major plan to expand the party’s footprint …
  • Mumbai City in must-win situation 22 Feb 2020 20:31 The one match in hand for Chennaiyin FC, before its ISL season six campaign comes to a close, may calm nerves in the visitor’s dugout and improve its performance against Mumbai City FC at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday night. The home side, …
  • The rise of self-improvement & productivity apps & hacks 22 Feb 2020 19:58 Manas Saloi is obsessed with productivity. “I’m always trying to make the most of my time,” says the 28-year-old from Bengaluru over a WhatsApp call, while pacing up and down his room to keep the step count going. A product manager at the tech company …