Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: Thane

Muslim taxi driver beaten up in Mumbai suburb, asked to chant Jai Shri Ram

A case has been registered against 3 men under IPC sections 295 (hurting religious sentiments) and 392 (robbery) for allegedly beating up the cab driver.

Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad nabs 8 for planning terror attacks

The arrested men were inspired by ISIS and was collecting explosive material to carry out terror attacks, said an ATS official.

Maratha quota protests escalate, local trains stopped in Mumbai, Thane

The Maratha Kranti Morcha has called for the shutdown in Mumbai and some neighbouring districts.

Cash is back in Maharashtra’s first ‘cashless village’

A year after demonetisation, shopkeepers rarely use swipe machines as many villagers are still uncomfortable with plastic money.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.