Govt responsible for disruption of Parliament proceedings, must discuss Pegasus issue: Congress
The Congress on Friday held the government responsible for disruption of proceedings in Parliament, saying this was happening as it is avoiding a discussion on the Pegasus snooping issue.
9 killed as heavy rains last parts of north, east India, red alert issued for Rajasthan
Nine people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal where torrential rainfall for the last two days threw life out of gear, while heavy showers drenched many parts of north India.
Hansal Mehta defends Shilpa Shetty
Hansal Mehta has come out in support of Shilpa Shetty. The actress has been getting trolled over social media since the arrest of her husband Raj Kundra in a pornography case. The actress also filed a defamation suit against several media outlets for defamatory reports. However, the HC has noted that passing a blanket gag order on the media against reporting anything against Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty shall have a "chilling effect on the freedom of the press.
EU says sanctions an option to tackle Belarus people smugglers
The European Union will consider sanctions against migrant smugglers and those involved in human trafficking to address a surge in "irregular" border crossings from Belarus, the bloc's top diplomat on Friday said.
Tokyo Olympics: US mixed relay team reinstated after appeal
The US Olympic mixed relay team has been reinstated after originally being disqualified and will compete in Saturday's final. The team had been DQ'd for what officials said was an illegal pass between Lynna Irby and Elija Godwin.
First Solar of US plans $684 million module plant in TN
US-based First Solar on Friday said it will invest invest $684 million, or roughly Rs 4,965 crore, in India to build a solar PV (photovoltaic) module manufacturing plant with more than 3 GW (gigawatts) capacity in Tamil Nadu.