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Modi asks ‘fake news’ press release to be withdrawn

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday directed that the press release on ‘fake news’ be withdrawn, and that the matter should be addressed only in the Press Council of India. As it happened - The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting headed by Smriti Irani on Monday amended the guidelines for accreditation of journalists. Accreditation of…

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Cauvery issue live updates: AIADMK leaders observe fast, shops shut in several TN districts

Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK began their statewide hunger strike on Tuesday in protest against the Central government’s failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB) despite a Supreme Court order. Here are the latest updates     Fasts, protests in Delta districts Thanjavur - Agriculture Minister R. Duraikannu, AIADMK Rajya Sabha member R. Vaithilingam,…

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Centre caught off guard by scale of Dalit protests

The Centre was caught napping as a strike called by Dalit organisations in protest against a Supreme Court ruling turned violent in many parts of the country. The Union Home Ministry did not send any advisory to the States, warning them of the scale of protests.   A senior official of the Ministry said law…

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Manufacturing sector growth falls to 5-month low in March: PMI

India’s manufacturing sector activity fell to a five-month low in March, as new business orders rose at a slower pace, and firms showed little appetite for recruitment, says a monthly survey. The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), fell from 52.1 in February to a five-month low of 51.0 in March, indicating the slowest…

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Journalists to lose accreditation if news is found to be ‘fake’

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting headed by Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday amended the guidelines for accreditation of journalists. Accreditation of a journalist (both television and print) can be cancelled/annulled if the new reported by them is found to be “fake”. “Noticing the increasing instances of fake news in various mediums including print…

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Riverdale Will Officially Be Back For Season 3

No matter what the Black Hood, Hiram Lodge, and a local civil war throws at Archie Andrews and Jughead Jones, the town will persist! The CW announced on Monday (April 2) that Riverdale will be back for Season 3. Before we get ahead of ourselves, we still have a lot of ground to cover in Season 2, including…

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