The Supreme Court will hear the case on Tuesday.   |  Photo Credit: BCCL
New Delhi: It was Monday news madness as the CBI vs Kolkata Police row hit a new crescendo with Trinamool Congress workers depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Adolph Hitler, a leopard triggered panic in Pune and Kangana Ranaut talked about actors speaking up against her. Here are the day’s biggest news headlines:
CBI vs Kolkata Police: TMC workers depict PM Modi as Adolf Hitler
A political slugfest ensued on Monday from the bastion of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee after she sat on a dharna on Sunday in protest against the CBI’s bid to question Kolkata Commissioner of Police Rajeev Kumar in the chit fund scam probe. Calling the sit-in protest a ‘Save the Constitution’ dharna, Banerjee claimed the dharna is being done to protect the federal structure of the country. The Supreme Court will hear the case on Tuesday. Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that “by sitting on dharna, the West Bengal CM is following on the footsteps of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal”. Read Here
Stray leopard attacks, injures five in Pune before being rescued by wildlife officials
A young leopard was rescued from the Mandhwa district in Pune, Maharashtra after it managed to attack and injure as many as five people including a forest department official, a cop and a city zoo staffer. Read Here
‘These people have deep-rooted agenda’: Kangana Ranaut on actors speaking up against her
Whether it’s her remark on nepotism or beef with her co-stars, Kangana Ranaut has never strayed far from controversies. The actress, who recently grabbed headlines for allegedly not giving Krish, the co-director of her film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, due credit, also opened up about what she feels is the agenda of actors who spoke against her. Read Here
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan to be rested for India’s home series against Australia?
Indian head coach Ravi Shastri has hinted that the BCCI might rest Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan for the home series against Australia. “What you want is the team not losing form with five games to go for the World Cup. You, in fact, should grab every opportunity you get and make the most of it. Now, Shami would need a break – he has had a long season. Shikhar [Dhawan], Rohit [Sharma] could get a break as well,” Shastri told Star Sports after the completion of ODI series. Read Here
Amazon, Flipkart sales see significant drop as new FDI norms kick in
Sales of top e-commerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart has fallen by nearly a third as the new foreign investment rules for e-commerce came into effect from February 1. Worth mentioning here is that the new FDI regulations for e-commerce bar foreign-funded etailers having a stake in companies that sold products on their platforms. Read Here
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, Nokia 6.1 Plus, and more mobile offers during Flipkart sale
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Realme 2 Pro, Google Pixel 2 XL, Poco F1, and more smartphones are available with limited period discounts during Flipkart Super Value Week sale. The smartphones are available with up to Rs. 5,000 discount during the limited sale period. Read Here
Ayushman shares Tahira’s photo, writes, “Your scars are beautiful.” – Which cancer treatments cause scarring?
On World Cancer Day, Bollywood actor Ayushman Khurana shared a picture on Instagram of his beautiful wife Tahira Kashyap who was diagnosed with breast cancer with a motivating caption dedicated to her that said, ‘Your scars are beautiful’. And here is what you need to know about breast cancer and other cancers that can cause scarring! Read Here