India opposition MPs seek Adani probe as group losses top $100bn | Business and Economy News

Indian opposition lawmakers have demanded an investigation into Adani Group, as the crisis surrounding tycoon Gautam Adani’s embattled empire deepened, with market losses topping $100bn after a United States short seller accused it of pulling “the largest con in corporate history”. A session of the lower house of India’s Parliament was adjourned amid loud protests … Read more

Rahul Gandhi skirts restoration of Article 370 as Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra ends in Jammu and Kashmir | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) came to an end on Monday with a rally in Srinagar, the capital of the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir. However, the party MP from Wayanad in Kerala repeatedly evaded questions on the restoration of Article 370 for the UT.Rahul did reiterate the … Read more

Gandhi’s killer Godse ‘real patriot’ for some Hindu nationalists Mahatma Gandhi News

Ashok Sharma has devoted his life to championing the deeds of an Indian “patriot”: not the revered independence hero Mahatma Gandhi, but the man who shot him dead. Sharma is the custodian of a temple dedicated to Nathuram Godse, who on January 30, 1948, gunned down a figure celebrated the world over as an apostle … Read more

India ban on BBC Modi documentary ‘imperils press freedom’ | Narendra Modi News

Several media watchdogs have condemned the Indian government’s decision to ban a BBC documentary critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and have criticized the use of emergency powers to prevent clips from being accessed or shared online in India. An adviser in India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Saturday said that Twitter and YouTube … Read more

Discovery reveals intimate details about the lives of some of the largest dinosaurs

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN – To pry open the mysteries of our planet’s past, scientists typically study rocks and fossilized bones. Eggs are an often overlooked but extremely rich source of information, with birds, reptiles, … Read more

India asks YouTube, Twitter to block links of BBC film on Modi News

The Indian government has directed Twitter and YouTube to block links sharing a BBC documentary, which takes a critical look at the role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the deadly 2002 Gujarat riots, according to local media and an adviser to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. . Multiple YouTube videos of the first … Read more

India is set to become the world’s most populous country. Can it create enough jobs?

New Delhi CNN – India will overtake China this year to become the world’s most populous country. The likelihood of India passing that major milestone within a few months shot up Tuesday, when China reported that its population will shrink in 2022 for the first time in more than 60 years. This shift will have … Read more

Millennial couples go with smaller gatherings

Wedding ceremonies are held differently even within India with some couples choosing big religious ceremonies, while others lean towards a more intimate celebration. Rvimages | E+ | Getty Images Indian weddings are big business. But some of them may not be quite as big this year as they once would have been. The celebrations are … Read more

How India’s ruling party is tightening its grip on Kashmir

Over a million could vote in local polls for the first time BJP aims to take control of assembly from Muslim parties Pakistan accuses India of marginalizing Kashmir’s Muslims JAMMU/SRINAGAR, India, Jan 12 (Reuters) – For the first time in her life, Asha, a street cleaner in the Indian city of Jammu, will be allowed … Read more

Sinking land, cracking homes force many to flee India’s Joshimath | Environment News

Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of people from their homes in the Himalayan town of Joshimath in northern Uttarakhand state after buildings in the area popular with pilgrims and tourists developed cracks due to shifting soil. About 1,890 meters (6,200 feet) above sea level, Joshimath is a gateway to Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib, key Hindu … Read more