Modi talks to Putin, calls for immediate ceasefire and talks; Weapons dropped by drones in Jammu and Kashmir, and more
Modi talks to Putin, calls for immediate ceasefire and talks
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday night called for an immediate ceasefire and a return to talks, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. Mr Putin “briefed” Mr Modi about the Russian decision to strike several locations in Ukraine, the PMO said, adding that the safe evacuation of Indian citizens from the conflict zone was India’s “top priority”.
‘Consults with India’ on Russia, says Joe Biden
US President Joe Biden said on Thursday that his administration is holding discussions with India and is in the process of resolving issues arising out of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Jaishankar talks to EU, UK foreign ministers
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar returned from a trip to Europe on Thursday morning on the news of Russian attacks on Ukraine and diplomatic collapse.
Russia-Ukraine Crisis Live Updates | Ukraine’s president says Russian military trying to seize Chernobyl nuclear plant
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow had no choice but to invade Ukraine to ensure Russia’s security when its military crossed the borders of its ex-Soviet neighbour. Click here to read latest updates
3 boxes of weapons dropped by drones recovered in Jammu
Drone-dropped arms and three ammunition boxes were recovered from Trewa village in Arnia sector of RS Pura in Jammu on Wednesday night. The police gave this information on Thursday.
HC directs Twitter to remove Audrey Truschke’s tweet alleging plagiarism by Vikram Sampath
The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Twitter to delete within 48 hours the tweets by historian Audrey Truschke which accused Vinayak Damodar Savarkar of plagiarism against historian Vikram Sampath in relation to his works.
Will not rest till Maharashtra minister Nawab resigns: BJP
BJP state president Chandrakant Patil accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray of failing to “compromise” and act with him, saying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not sit down until Maharashtra ministers and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik did not resign. The tenacity that his father, the late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, had shown during the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
‘Baahubali’ can’t be seen even with a telescope in UP: Amit Shah
Praising the work of the Yogi Adityanath government on the law and order front in Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah on Thursday said that no “Baahubali” can now be seen even using binoculars and it is visible to everyone. The place is only “Bajrangbali”.
Shivamogga Police approached WhatsApp for Harsha’s call details
Shivamogga police have contacted internet-based messaging application WhatsApp to get details of the calls received on Sunday before the murder of Hindutva activist Harsh.
Majithia surrenders in drug case, sent to judicial custody
Former minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia was on Thursday sent to judicial custody till March 8 by a trial court in a case related to illegal drug trafficking and harboring criminals involved in drug trade. .
New threats in arms race for space sector: Air Force Chief
China’s latest demonstration of physically moving one of its incapacitated satellites into graveyard orbit was bringing new threats to the arms race to the space domain, a domain “so far considered relatively safe”, Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal (ACM) VR Choudhary said on Thursday.
Russia-Ukraine crisis may give India an opportunity to export more wheat
Sources on Thursday said the Russia-Ukraine crisis may give India an opportunity to export more wheat to global markets and domestic exporters should take advantage of the opportunity.
WHO Chief Scientist lauds India’s massive vaccination campaign
Dr. Swaminathan, who was responding to a question at a panel discussion at BioAsia 2022, initially faced with the COVAX initiative on the supply front, said that the phase of acute shortage seen in 2021 is behind and “now our It has enough visibility to satisfy everyone’s demand.”
Continued policy support vital for sustainable economic recovery: RBI Governor
Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das said at a recent meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee that amidst prolonged uncertainty, continued policy support from the coronavirus pandemic will be crucial for sustained economic recovery.
Congress leaders discussing preparations for Karnataka assembly elections
Over a dozen leaders of the Karnataka Congress held a meeting with MP and former party president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Thursday to discuss preparations for the state assembly elections to be held early next year.