News18 Afternoon Digest: BJP Slams Karnataka Govt For Being ‘Anti-Hindu’ And Other Top Stories


Last Updated: January 29, 2024, 13:55 IST

A large contingent of police force has been deployed to prevent any untoward incident. (Image: X/@ANI)

A large contingent of police force has been deployed to prevent any untoward incident. (Image: X/@ANI)

We are also covering: ‘CAA Will Be Implemented In Next 7 Days’: Union Minister Shantanu Thakur’s Big Claim In Bengal | WATCH, Indian Student Beaten to Death with Hammer by Homeless Man Whom He Gave Food, Shelter among other stories

Hello, readers! In today’s afternoon digest, News18 brings to you the latest updates on Hanuman flag removal in Karnataka, Filmfare awards 2024 winners and other stories.

Hanuman Flag Removal: BJP Slams Congress Govt For Being ‘Anti-Hindu’ in Karnataka; Security Tightened

The controversy over the removal Hanuman flag has flared protests and a political unrest in Keragodu village in Karnataka’s Mandya. Police action, however, brought the situation under control on Monday. READ MORE

‘CAA Will Be Implemented In Next 7 Days’: Union Minister Shantanu Thakur’s Big Claim In Bengal | WATCH

In a bold assertion, Union Minister Shantanu Thakur, in West Bengal claimed that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) would be implemented across India by next week. READ MORE

First Oath in 2000, CM for 9th Time: A Look at Nitish Kumar’s Previous 8 Stints in Power | EXPLAINED

JD(U) President Nitish Kumar took oath as the chief minister of Bihar for a record ninth time. The longest serving chief minister of Bihar switched sides severing ties with RJD-led ‘Mahagathbandhan’ and staked claims to form a new government with the BJP, which he had dumped less than 18 months ago. READ MORE

Indian Student Beaten to Death with Hammer by Homeless Man Whom He Gave Food, Shelter

Vivek Saini, an Indian student, who was engaged in part-time work at a convenience store in the US state of Georgia, died in the hands of a homeless man for whom he provided health and shelter for many days. READ MORE

Filmfare Awards 2024 Winners: Ranbir Kapoor Wins Best Actor, Alia Bhatt Best Actress, 12th Fail Best Film

The Filmfare Awards 2024 took place on Sunday night and the biggest winners were the team of 12th Fail, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Having taken place in Gujarat this year, the Filmfare Awards gave Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s 12th Fail the Best Film of the year. The filmmaker also bagged the award for Best Director. Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor’s stellar performance in Animal bagged him the Best Actor award. Actress Alia Bhatt, who is married to Ranbir, also took home the black lady trophy. READ MORE

‘Captaincy Was Very, Very Average’: England Legend Blasts Rohit Sharma for Not Being Proactive in Hyderabad

England have taken a 1-0 lead in the ongoing five-match Test series in India and Michael Vaughan thinks that the home team was let down by the ‘average’ captaincy of Rohit Sharma in Hyderabad. READ MORE

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