Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicSamachar Plus

Topic: Samachar Plus

Uttarakhand editor arrested for ‘extortion’ is known for sting ops, was held on rape charge

Umesh Kumar Sharma, of Samachar Plus channel, carried out a sting on former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat which was used to bring down his govt in 2016.

Samachar Plus editor-in-chief arrested for allegedly blackmailing politicians & bureaucrats

Umesh Sharma is accused of conducting sting operations on prominent politicians and bureaucrats in Uttarakhand with an intent to extort money.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.