AAP MLA Sanjay Singh, who was released from detention along with fellow party leaders on Monday, said the BJP was trying to sully the image of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal,
‘Signs of emergency’: AAP as it claims 80% of leaders arrested
The Aam Aadmi Party has alleged that 80 per cent of its leaders were arrested by Delhi Police since Sunday, and questioned whether anyone can be detained for more than 24 hours.
SC to hear petitions challenging Centre’s decision to extend tenure
The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear on March 21 the petitions challenging the Centre’s decision dated November 17, 2022, whereby the government had extended for the third time the tenure of director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Sanjay Kumar Mishra.
China says “It seeks role in Ukraine Peace Settlement”
The Foreign Minister of China, who has provided strong political backing for Russia in its invasion of Ukraine, said his country wants to play a role in ending the conflict, the Voice Of America (VOA) reported.
North Korea holds rare meeting on farming amid food shortage
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a major political conference dedicated to agriculture, state media reported Monday, as outside assessments suggest the country is facing a serious shortfall of food.
Ex-Obama campaigner voted head of Italy’s Democratic Party
Elly Schlein, a 37-year-old US-Italian national and longtime left-wing political operative who worked on two presidential campaigns for former US President Barack Obama, defied polls to become the first woman to head Italy’s opposition Democratic Party.
Experts slam WHO’s excusal of misconduct
Two experts appointed by the World Health Organization to investigate allegations that some of its staffers sexually abused women during an Ebola outbreak in Congo have dismissed the U.N. agency’s own efforts to excuse its handling of such misconduct as “an absurdity.” Some of the victimized women say — nearly four years later — they are still waiting for WHO to fire those responsible or be offered any financial compensation.
Last-minute problem keeps SpaceX rocket, astronauts grounded
Last-minute technical trouble forced SpaceX to call off Monday’s attempt to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. The countdown was halted with just two minutes remaining until liftoff from Kennedy Space Center.
BFI announces squad for Women’s World Boxing tourney
Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain and reigning world champion Nikhat Zareen will lead the charge as Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Monday announced the 12 member Indian squad for the IBA Womens World Boxing Championships 2023, set to be held from March 15 to 26 at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, here.
Injured Murray withdraws from Dubai Championships
Britain’s Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships, which will be held from February 27 to March 4, due to a recurring hip injury, the tournament organisers announced on Monday. The former world no. 1