Religion can’t be a tool to divide people, ignore those seeking cheap publicity: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

Religion cannot be a tool to divide people and those who cause such a division can’t be true spiritualists, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin said on Saturday while appealing to the people to ignore those seeking cheap publicity, instead tread the path of progress. Those doing politics in the name of religion are not aware of the contribution of DMK for development, including renovating temples and improving the infrastructure in heritage towns, he said. The Chief Minister, who chose the meeting at the temple town of Tiruvannamalai known…

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Madhya Pradesh vs Mumbai live score updates, ball to ball commentary

Ranji Trophy Final, Madhya Pradesh vs Mumbai Live Cricket Score Streaming Online Today Match Updates: The pitch in the second session slowed down considerably. (BCCI/domestic) Ranji Trophy final: Disciplined MP keep Mumbai in check From a position of 120 for 1, a four-man Madhya Pradesh attack reduced Mumbai to 228 for 5 on the first day of the Ranji Trophy final. Having lost the toss, MP would have probably taken a stumps score of 248 for 5 at the start of the day. Having played an extra batsman who can…

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Goa to host 3-day international Shiva festival next year

The Goa Tourism Development Board (GTDC) has planned to host a three-day ‘International Shiv Festival’ during Mahashivratri next year at the famous Tambdi Surla temple in Mollem. GTDC chairman Ganesh Gaonkar told reporters on Wednesday, “There will be an International Shiv Festival. Work on that on. If all goes according to plan, there will be a three-day festival at Tambdi Surla on Mahashivratri.” “On one side, we have the EDM, Sunburn by the beach. On the other side, those who can perform the Shiv mudra dance can participate in this…

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Not invited to meetings, asked about decisions, why have me: Hardik lashes out at Cong

Accusing the Congress of “ignoring” him, Hardik told The Indian Express: “My position in the party is that of a newly married groom who has been made to undergo nasbandi (vasectomy).” He also questioned the Congress “delay” on taking a call on Khodaldham trust president and powerful Patidar leader Naresh Patel, who is being wooed by all parties in the state, suggesting that it was an insult to the entire community. 🗞️ Subscribe Now: Get Express Premium to access the best Election reporting and analysis 🗞️ “I am not invited…

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Amitabh Bachchan wishes ‘love, luck and light’ to Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor as they begin wedding celebrations

He shared it with the caption, “Wishing our Isha and Shiva all the Love, Luck and Light as they gear up to embark on a very special journey in the coming days ❤️ Let’s kickstart the celebration with something special from Team Brahmāstra ✨” Veteran actor-director Rakesh Roshan also sent his best wishes to the couple as he told ETimes that he hopes for them to have a “good marriage.” Ranbir’s late father Rishi Kapoor and Rakesh were close friends. Earlier in the evening, Ranbir’s mother Neetu Kapoor and sister…

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Bypoll results on April 16: Litmus test for TMC & BJP as Asansol, Ballygunge vote today

A FIERCE political battle is all set to unfold on Tuesday, when bypolls to Asansol Lok Sabha and Ballygunge Assembly constituencies will be held. For the BJP, it would be a challenge to retain the Asansol seat and spring a surprise in Ballygunge constituency, a TMC stronghold. For the ruling TMC, it is a litmus test to win the Asansol constituency for the first time and retain the Ballygunge seat. The Asansol seat fell vacant after former Union minister Babul Supriyo resigned as the BJP Member of Parliament from the…

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Calcutta High Court sets aside Speaker’s order dismissing plea on Mukul Roy disqualification

THE CALCUTTA High Court on Monday set aside West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee’s order dismissing a petition by Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari which sought disqualification of TMC lawmaker Mukul Roy as a member of the House on the ground of defection and restored the matter for fresh consideration. A division bench of Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava and Rajarshi Bharadwaj issued the order on Monday. The petitioner contended that the decision of Speaker Biman Banerjee to retain the post of MLA of Mukul, who had joined the Trinamool Congress…

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Katrina Kaif showcases her cooking skills, makes scrambled eggs for husband Vicky Kaushal

Katrina Kaif has yet again shared a glimpse of her cooking skills. The actor spent her Sunday morning with husband Vicky Kaushal. She made scrambled eggs for the actor. Sharing the picture on her Instagram account, Katrina wrote, “Sunday breakfast for hubby made by me.” Earlier, Katrina shared a picture of halwa she made for her in-laws as a part of a post-wedding ceremony. Katrina married Vicky Kaushal in December 2021 in a private ceremony with only close friends and family member in attendance. Katrina and Vicky recently went on…

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West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee slams Centre again on fuel; claims dues Rs 90k cr

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday claimed that the Centre owes Rs 90,000 crore to the West Bengal government in GST arrears and unless the state gets its share, it will be difficult to clear the dues of the state government employees. Accusing the Modi government of not doing anything to control the rising prices of fuel and other essential commodities, she said a policy should be made to arrest the hike. Claiming that the economic situation in the country was going from bad to worse, the CM expressed apprehension…

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Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into another set of govt teachers’ appointment

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the alleged “irregularities” in the recruitment of teachers for classes IX and X in government-aided schools of West Bengal. Directing the CBI to register a fresh FIR in the matter, a single bench of Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay, who had two days ago ordered a CBI probe into the Group D staff recruitment scam, asked the central agency to “feel free to investigate and interrogate all persons — however influential they are” — involved in the…

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