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Gold price soars to a lifetime high amid rising geopolitical tensions

Gold price soars to a lifetime high amid rising geopolitical tensions

Gold futures on India’s Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) rose to Rs 72,423 per 10 grams on Friday for June 5 delivery, tracking the rally in the international market which saw the price of the precious metal soar to a new lifetime high at $2,395.29 per ounce. Gold futures on MCX recorded an increase of Rs 779 per 10 grams which is 1.09 per cent above the previous trading session’s closing price of Rs 71,644.

Omar Abdullah to contest LS election from Srinagar

Omar Abdullah to contest LS election from Srinagar

Former J&K Chief Minister and vice president of National Conference (NC), Omar Abdullah will fight the Lok Sabha election from the Srinagar constituency. Sources within the NC said that Omar Abdullah will contest the Srinagar constituency while former minister and senior party leader, Chowdhary Mohd Ramzan will fight from the north Kashmir Baramulla seat.

CPI(M) goes more flexible to avoid Cong-Left Front friendly fights in Bengal

CPI(M) goes more flexible to avoid Cong-Left Front friendly fights in Bengal

CPI(M), as the leader of the Left Front in West Bengal, has decided to go more flexible to avoid a mutual contest between Congress and the junior allies. As part of the compromise formula the CPI(M) leadership has decided to forgo its stake for Kanthi Lok Sabha seat in East Midnapore district. Instead, party insiders said, Congress has been requested to forego its stake for the Ghatal constituency in the adjacent West Midnapore district where junior Left Front ally CPI has already fielded a candidate.

Delhi HC upholds political parties’ right to contest municipal elections

Delhi HC upholds political parties’ right to contest municipal elections

The Delhi High Court recently affirmed that political parties, recognised by the State Election Commission (SEC), are entitled to contest municipal elections, dismissing a challenge against the existing electoral rules. The Division Bench, led by Acting Chief Justice Manmohan and Justice Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora, stated that there is no constitutional prohibition under Article 243ZA or 243R that prevents recognised political parties from participating in these polls.

Rahul Gandhi spotlights K’taka Class 12 rank holder as Gruha Lakshmi scheme success story

Rahul Gandhi spotlights K’taka Class 12 rank holder as Gruha Lakshmi scheme success story

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the party's unit in Karnataka have highlighted the statement of Class 12 Board exam topper from the state, Vedant Navi, and claimed that "it was a matter of pride as their schemes were bringing effective social and economic changes".

Delhi’s Vigilance Department terminates CM Kejriwal’s Private Secretary

Delhi’s Vigilance Department terminates CM Kejriwal’s Private Secretary

The Directorate of Vigilance of Government of Delhi has issued an order for termination of Bibhav Kumar, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Private Secretary. The order read: “Consequent upon the resignation of the Council of Ministers notified vide dated 14.02.2020 the term of the government has ended, and being a coterminous officer, the appointment of Bibhav Kumar will also have to be terminated."

Elaborate security deployment in UP for Eid today

Elaborate security deployment in UP for Eid today

Elaborate security arrangements have been made across Uttar Pradesh for Eid ki namaz, to be offered on Thursday, the police said. Senior police officials said that as many as 481 companies of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC), Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), Special Security Force (SSF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed.

Gold prices rise on MCX tracking global rally

Gold prices rise on MCX tracking global rally

The price of gold went up on MCX on Wednesday with gold for June 5 delivery traded 0.44 per cent higher at Rs 71,652 per 10 grams at around 11:30 a.m. The gold price in the domestic futures market tracked the rally in the global market which saw the price of the yellow metal closing to a record high. Both gold and silver prices recorded a hike on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) on Wednesday.

Delhi HC directs major reforms for Yamuna revitalisation, water management

Delhi HC directs major reforms for Yamuna revitalisation, water management

In a suo-moto PIL aimed at addressing the recurring issues of waterlogging, flooding, and the degradation of the Yamuna River, the Delhi High Court recently issued a comprehensive set of directives to overhaul the national Capital's drainage and water management systems.

A Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice Manmohan and Justice Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora, stressed the acute challenges faced by Delhi, particularly the severe impact of the Yamuna River's overflow last year

K'taka man posts objectionable photo of Bharat Mata on social media, arrested

K'taka man posts objectionable photo of Bharat Mata on social media, arrested

A man, who edited and posted Bharat Mata's objectionable photo, was arrested on Wednesday from here.

The Shivajinagar police have tracked the accused and arrested him following a complaint in this regard.

The accused, Wilfred, was arrested after Ganesh reported a viral post on social media to the Shivajinagar police.

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