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Baba Kalyani, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Forge

Baba Kalyani, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Forge

In the ongoing legal battle between Baba Kalyani and his sister’s children, the Bharat Forge chairman has filed an affidavit in court that neither Sameer nor Pallavi Hiremath are part of the Kalyani joint family.

Mayawati removes nephew Akash Anand as per political heir and from party post till he becomes "politically mature," reports NDTV.

Patanjali misleading ads: SC orders takedown of online ads, halt on sale of suspended products.

National Stock Exchange (NSE) on May 7 announced that it shall conduct special live trading session with intra-day switch over from Primary site to Disaster Recovery site on Saturday, May 18, 2024 in equity and equity derivative segments to check their preparedness to handle major disruption or failure at the primary site. The special live trading session will have intra-day switch over from Primary Site (PR) to Disaster Recovery (DR) site.

The top court was hearing jailed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's interim bail plea in the liquor policy case. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener has been behind bars for more than a month after the ED arrested him in an excise policy-linked money laundering case.

The Rouse Avenue Court today extended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's custody in a case related to the alleged liquor policy scam. May 15 has been fixed as the date for further arguments on the framing of charges in the case.
Sunita Williams' third trip to space has been postponed as the launch of the Boeing Starliner was aborted because of a technical glitch. No new date has been announced for the launch. The Boeing Starliner was set to launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida's Cape Canaveral at 8.04 am India time. Just minutes before the lift-off, the launch of the Atlas V rocket was called off.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena Monday suggested an investigation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly receiving political funding for the AAP from the banned separatist organisation Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). Calling it a “conspiracy”,  the AAP slammed Saxena's recommendation. Saxena wrote to the Union Home Secretary, seeking an NIA investigation, acting on a complaint from Ashoo Mongia of the World Hindu Federation.
12:08 AM

Baba Kalyani rejects claims of nephew, niece seeking family asset partition

In the ongoing legal battle between Baba Kalyani and his sister’s children, the Bharat Forge chairman has filed an affidavit in court that neither Sameer nor Pallavi Hiremath are part of the Kalyani joint family.
9:54 PM

Mayawati removes nephew Akash Anand as per political heir

Mayawati removes nephew Akash Anand as per political heir and from party post till he becomes "politically mature," reports NDTV.
9:48 PM

Capturing Rafah crossing imp step towards dismantling Hamas: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military's capture of the Gaza side of the Rafah crossing is an important step toward dismantling Hamas' military and economic capabilities.
 
Tuesday's capture of the crossing, which is one of the main conduits for humanitarian aid to the territory, puts Israel in full control of Gaza's borders for the first time since it withdrew troops in 2005.
8:55 PM

Death toll in southwest China hospital attack rises to ten

Eight more people have succumbed to injuries sustained in an attack incident reported at a hospital in Zhenxiong County, southwest China's Yunnan Province on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to ten, as reported by Xinhua News. According to official sources cited by state media, the attack, described as a "violent incident," occurred at a local hospital in Zhenxiong county, as per Xinhua News. At least two persons were reported dead and 21 others were injured in the incident.
8:54 PM

India slams Canada, says glorification of violence shouldn't be part of civilised society

Voicing deep apprehensions about the rise of extremist factions in Canada, India has called on the North American nation to stop providing a safe haven and political space for criminal and secessionist elements. India has also expressed concerns for the security and safety of diplomatic representatives stationed in Canada.
6:34 PM

Patanjali misleading ads: SC orders takedown of online ads, halt on sale of suspended products

6:12 PM

BJP state president calls for CBI probe in Rs 35 crore cash case

Jharkhand BJP State President and former CM Babulal Marandi has written to CM Champai Soren urging for a CBI inquiry into the case where Rs 35 crores in cash was recovered from the residence of domestic help of Sanjiv Lal, the PS to Jharkhand Rural Development minister Alamgir Alam in Ranchi
5:52 PM

NSE to conduct live trading session on May 18 with disaster recovery switch

National Stock Exchange (NSE) on May 7 announced that it shall conduct special live trading session with intra-day switch over from Primary site to Disaster Recovery site on Saturday, May 18, 2024 in equity and equity derivative segments to check their preparedness to handle major disruption or failure at the primary site. The special live trading session will have intra-day switch over from Primary Site (PR) to Disaster Recovery (DR) site.
4:57 PM

Patanjali misleading ads case: Celebrities, Influencers liable for deceptive ad, says Supreme Court

During its hearing in the Patanjali Ayurved misleading advertisements case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday criticised social media influencers, celebrities and public figures for endorsing products without being aware of the consequences. “Endorsements by public figures, influencers and celebrities go a long way. It is imperative for them to act with responsibility in endorsing advertisement and taking responsibility for the same. A person who endorses a product must have knowledge on the same,” A bench of justices Hima Kohli and Ahsanuddin Amanullah said.
4:48 PM

Two terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Two terrorists were killed in an anti-terror operation by security forces in Redwani Payeen area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam today, officials said."Bodies of 02 #terrorists killed in the anti-terrorist operation recovered so far. Identity & affiliation being ascertained. #Operation in progress. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir Zone Police said in a post on X.
4:37 PM

West Bengal recruitment scam ‘systemic fraud’, state was duty-bound to maintain records: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today said officials were duty-bound to maintain the digitised records pertaining to the appointment of 25,753 teachers and non-teaching staff. “The public job is so scarce…. Nothing remains if the faith of the public goes. This is systemic fraud. Public jobs are extremely scarce today and are looked at for social mobility. What remains in the system if their appointments are also maligned? People will lose faith, how do you countenance this?” the CJI asked the advocates representing the state government. 
4:29 PM

'Investigation agencies are leaving people like Prajwal Revanna and arresting people like us': K Kavitha

"Investigation agencies are leaving people like Prajwal Revanna and arresting people like us," BRS leader K Kavitha said while leaving the Rouse Avenue Court today. 
4:05 PM

Jharkhand minister's secretary collected commission for 'influential people': Enforcement Directorate

 The Enforcement Directorate told a court here on Tuesday Jharkhand Minister Alamgir Alam's secretary collected commission on tenders on behalf of "some influential people". The probe agency also claimed that officials of his rural development department, from "top to bottom", were involved in an alleged illegal cash payment nexus.
3:50 PM

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh case: Court defers order on 'framing of sexual harassment charges'

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court defers order on 'framing of charges in the matter related to sexual harassment leveled by six women wrestlers against Brij Bhushan Singh and one other. The court  has fixed May 10 as the date for the pronouncement of the order.
3:36 PM

Patanjali misleading ads case: Supreme Court criticises Uttarakhand State Licensing Authority for inaction

The Supreme Court today slammed the Uttarakhand State Licensing Authority for lack of action in the case involving misleading advertisements by Patanjali Ayurved Limited. The central government defended its decision to issue a letter directing State/UT licensing authorities not to take action against misleading advertisements related to its products. Read here for more details. 

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First Published: May 07 2024 | 9:14 AM IST

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