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Two killed as jilted lover set afire house in Andhra
Amaravati | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Two persons were charred to death and four others were injured when a jilted lover set afire house of his relative in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Wednesday, police said. ... read..


Magsaysay awardee booked for speech against Savarkar
Aligarh | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Magsaysay Award winning human rights activist Sandeep Pandey has been booked for allegedly making inappropriate comments against Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar. ... read..


Cabinet okays Rs 4,371Cr for permanent campuses of new NITs
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the Revised Cost Estimates (RCE) for establishment of permanent campuses of new National Institutes of Technology (NITs) at a cost of Rs 4,371.90 crore for the period 2021-2022. ... read..


Rani ki Vav, Meghalaya's living root bridge among R-Day attractions
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
On the 70th Republic Day ceremony, Gujarat will showcase the 'Rani ki Vav: Jal Mandir' (Queen's stepwell) in its tableau, which has been recognised as the ancient engineering marvel and also features on the UNESCO's World Heritage Site list, while Meghala ... read..


MPs' farm panel trip will be five-star affair
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Raising great expectations ahead of the Union Budget, a 31-member parliamentary panel will visit Maharashtra from Thursday for two days to study the farmers' issues, official sources said here on Wednesday. ... read..


Rahul to lead anti-CAA rally at Wayanad on Jan 30
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
After the Jaipur meeting on January 28, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Wayanad on January 30 to lead an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) rally. ... read..


Delhi polls: 13 cases against AAP for violating model code
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A total of 13 FIRs have been registered against Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for violating the model code of conduct, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..


Cong slams govt on Frost International bank fraud
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
The Congress has slammed the government for not taking timely action against the directors of Frost International which is alleged to have defrauded banks to the tune of Rs 3,592 crore. ... read..


Stalemate continues in Andhra Council over capital Bills
Amaravati | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Stalemate in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council continued on Wednesday over two Bills for three state capitals, with the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sticking to its demand that they be referred to a select committee and the ruling YSR Con ... read..


Read 'Mein Kampf' on CAA implications: Amarinder to Sukhbir
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Even as he questioned Shriomani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal's logic in interpreting his criticism of CAA as being "anti-Sikh", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sent him a copy of 'Mein Kampf', advising him to read Adolf Hitler's ... read..


UP Minister 'rescues' party workers from police station
Agra | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Minister for State Giriraj Singh Dharmesh made headlines once again when he went to the Sadar Police Station in Agra to ensure the release of his two detained supporters. ... read..


India-Brazil pact on legal aid in criminal matters approved
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
The Union cabinet on Wednesday accorded approval to the agreement between India and Brazil on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. ... read..


Anupam Kher's wig act leaves netizens in splits
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
A video shared by veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher about buying a wig has invited jokes, memes and sarcasm on Twitter. ... read..


Amid anti-CAA row, Telangana State Waqf Board witnesses 3-time hike in applications for marriage certificate
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 22, 2020 11:41:35 PM IST
The Telangana State Waqf Board has witnessed a three-time hike in a number of applications received for 'marriage certificates' since the Centre passed the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and proposed a National Register of Citizens (NRC). ... read..


Despite 'duplicate and bogus voting', BJP confident of winning Telangana Municipal polls: Dr K Laxman
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 22, 2020 11:41:34 PM IST
Targetting the ruling TRS-government in the state, BJP sate president Dr K Laxman on Wednesday alleged that "duplicate and bogus" voting took place in Telangana Municipal body elections. ... read..


Hyderabad traffic police provides green corridor for transport of live heart between hospitals
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 22, 2020 11:41:32 PM IST
The Hyderabad Traffic Police on Wednesday provided green channel, to facilitate the transport of a live heart, by providing non-stop movement to an ambulance carrying the organ for 9.7 kilometres. ... read..


Cabinet approves MoU with foreign countries to recognise competence of seafarers' certificate
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:41:31 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the model Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will facilitate unilateral recognition by another country of the certificates issued by the Directorate General of Shipping to Indian seafarers without ... read..


Don't follow Jinnah's path, don't threaten 'Bharat', says Giriraj Singh to Owaisi
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:41:28 PM IST
Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said that AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi should not try to threaten "Bharat" and must not follow the path shown by Mohammad Ali Jinnah. ... read..


Prakash Karat not allowed to enter Delhi's Ambedkar University, delivers talk on CAA outside campus gate
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:41:26 PM IST
CPM leader Prakash Karat was on Wednesday denied permission to enter Ambedkar University here, where he had been invited by a Left-backed student body to talk over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), citing the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for the ensuing ... read..


MP High Court reinstates principal suspended after books with Savarkar's photo distributed in school
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | January 22, 2020 11:41:25 PM IST
The Madhya Pradesh high court has stayed the suspension of the principal of a school where notebooks containing photographs of a freedom fighter was distributed by an NGO. The court has also reinstated him. ... read..


Students protesting against CAA in Hyderabad for last 16 days
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 22, 2020 11:41:23 PM IST
Protest by students of government medical college here are protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) entered its 16th day on Wednesday. ... read..


President presents Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar to children
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:41:22 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday presented the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 to children under various categories including innovation, scholastic, sports, art and culture, social service and bravery. ... read..


Madhya Pradesh HC issues notice to Rajgarh Collector, others in connection with clashes with BJP worker
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | January 22, 2020 11:41:20 PM IST
The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued notices to Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Madhya Pradesh and Rajgarh SP, Collector Nidhi Nivedita in connection with the clash with BJP workers on December 19. ... read..


Man held for murdering wife, daughter, friend in Chhattisgarh
Durg (Chhattisgarh) | January 22, 2020 11:41:19 PM IST
Police here arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife, daughter and another man in Durg district, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) A Yadav said on Wednesday. ... read..


Daman to be Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu UT's capital
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval for designation of Daman as headquarters of Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, making it the capital of the two merged UTs. ... read..


Cong hails Rajnath for rejecting Adani submarine bid
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The Congress has congratulated Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for not granting the tender for manufacture of diesel-powered submarines to the Adani HSL joint venture. ... read..


CAA is for giving citizenship: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:11:26 PM IST
Reiterating the Centre's stance, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Wednesday the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is for giving citizenship to the persecuted minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, and not taking away anyone's ci ... read..


Mamata has done nothing for Bengal, misleading people on CAA, NRC, says senior BJP leader
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 22, 2020 11:11:25 PM IST
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha said on Wednesday that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has done nothing for the state in terms of development and hence is misleading people on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NP ... read..


Not a drop of water belonging to India will be allowed to flow into Pakistan: Jal Shakti Minister Shekhawat
Pathankot (Punjab) | January 22, 2020 11:11:23 PM IST
After the barrage project on the Ravi river is completed, not a single drop of water belonging to India will be allowed to flow into Pakistan, said Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Wednesday. ... read..


AAP releases list of 39-star campaigners for Delhi polls
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:11:22 PM IST
With the Delhi assembly polls inching closer, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday released a list of 39-star campaigners with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name featuring on the top of the list. ... read..


Nitin Gadkari meets Brazil's energy minister Bento Albuquerque
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:11:20 PM IST
Union Road Minister Nitin Gadkari met Brazil's energy minister Bento Albuquerque here on Wednesday. ... read..


Cracks appear among Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protesters
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The rift between the volunteers and organisers at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, the venue of an ongoing protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, came into the open when one faction alleged that the other was playing into the hands of the BJP. ... read..


File report on Jamia plea: Court directs Delhi police (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
A Delhi Court on Wednesday directed the police to file an action taken report (ATR) over the alleged brutality that happened inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on December 15 last year. ... read..


Maha teen commits suicide after sodomy, 14 nabbed
Chandrapur (Maharashtra) | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Fourteen persons, including a minor, have been arrested in connection with the suicide of an 18-year-old student, who hanged himself after being repeatedly sodomised, a top police official said here on Wednesday. ... read..


K'taka cricket body fined Rs 50,000 for using plastic cups
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
City civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) levied a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) for using single use plastic cups during the recent India-Australia one day international match. ... read..


G Kishan Reddy visits Ganderbal as part of public outreach programme
Ganderbal (Jammu & Kashmir) | January 22, 2020 10:41:30 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy visited Ganderbal on Wednesday as part of a public outreach programme and e-inaugurated projects worth Rs 20 crore. ... read..


PM Modi to address 2020's first 'Mann Ki Baat' on Jan 26 at 6 pm
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:41:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 61st edition of his monthly radio programme -- Mann Ki Baat -- on Sunday evening. ... read..


Om Birla lauds Haryana assembly for orientation programme for newly-elected MLAs
Chandigarh | January 22, 2020 10:41:23 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday commended Haryana Assembly for organising a two-day orientation programme for training of newly-elected members. ... read..


PM Modi discusses nine delayed projects worth over Rs 24,000 crores during Pragati interaction
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:41:20 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the first PRAGATI meeting of the year 2020 and discussed nine delayed projects worth over Rs 24,000 crore, which are spread over nine states. ... read..


Cabinet nod to extension to OBC sub-categorisation panel
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an extension of six months in the tenure of a commission set up to examine the issue of sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the Central List. ... read..


Braveheart teen's father recounts his courage
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
As a teen growing up in Kerala, Muhammed Muhsin E.C. told his two younger sisters that they will be famous once he became an IAS officer. Little did the lad know that he would indeed become famous, but for displaying indomitable courage in the face of de ... read..


Interpol issues notice against fugitive godman Nithyananda
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Interpol has issued a Blue Corner notice against fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda, wanted in India for alleged rape and abduction, officials said on Wednesday. ... read..


The woman behind the Nirbhaya movement (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
A little over seven years ago, after a 23 year old was brutally raped in a moving bus in the national capital leading to her death, public outrage and protests began not only in India but abroad also. ... read..


Public holiday declared on Netaji birthday in Jharkhand
Ranchi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Jharkhand government has declared January 23 as a public holiday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The notification to this effect was issued following order of Chief Minister Hemant Soren. ... read..


Wife, children pitch in to ensure hat-trick for Kejriwal
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
It was in October 2019 that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter Harshita took leave from her job and decided to campaign for her father. Now, wife Sunita and son Pulkit have also hit the streets to campaign for the AAP national convener who is ... read..


Davinder Singh brought to Jammu by NIA
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 22, 2020 10:11:37 PM IST
The Suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Davinder Singh was brought to Jammu by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday. ... read..


WhatsApp is finally getting a Dark Mode
California | January 22, 2020 10:11:33 PM IST
WhatsApp is probably the most used app on your smartphone, and yet, it didn't provide any relief to your eyes during wee-hour chatting but now that is soon going to change with the introduction of a dedicated Dark Mode. ... read..


Sonos ends software support for legacy devices
California | January 22, 2020 10:11:31 PM IST
Sonos has announced the end of software support for some of its legacy products, some of which were launched even before the first Apple iPhone. ... read..


Not upgrading to Windows 10 costs German government USD 887,000
Berlin | January 22, 2020 10:11:29 PM IST
The German government has perhaps become one of the first victims to bear the brunt of not upgrading to Windows 10 in time. ... read..


Samsung launches world's first refrigerator that can prepare curd
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:11:27 PM IST
Samsung wants you to stop waiting for the curd to ferment as it has announced a new refrigerator that fastens the process. ... read..


Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren orders SIT investigation in Chaibasa murders
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | January 22, 2020 10:11:26 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday ordered for Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the killing of seven people who were allegedly murdered in Burugulikera village of Chaibasa for staging a protest against the Pathalgadi movement he ... read..


Now, build your own International Space Station with Lego bricks
Billund | January 22, 2020 10:11:24 PM IST
Space enthusiasts can now build their own International Space Station (ISS) without the help of NASA, and using Lego's new model. ... read..


GSTR-3B returns can be filed in a staggered manner: Finance Ministry
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:11:22 PM IST
Considering the difficulties faced by those from the trade and industry in filing returns, the Finance Ministry on Wednesday said that now GST taxpayers can file their GSTR-3B returns in a staggered manner. ... read..


India not a theocratic state: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India is not a theocratic country because it looks at the world as one large family. Singh was speaking on Wednesday at the National Cadet Corp (NCC) Republic Day Camp, where he presented awards to the Cadets. ... read..


7 killed by suspected Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand (Lead)
Ranchi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
In a shocking incident, seven people who were allegedly abducted by Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, have been killed. ... read..


Mumbai to enter 24x7 era from midnight Jan 26-27 (Lead)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved the much-anticipated proposal to kickstart 'Mumbai 24x7' from the midnight of January 26-27, cabinet Ministers Anil Deshmukh and Aditya Thackeray announced here. ... read..


Akhilesh challenges BJP to debate on development
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday challenged the BJP to a debate on issues related to development. ... read..


1 militant killed in ongoing encounter in Kashmir's Khrew
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter between the security forces and militants at Khrew in South Kashmir's Tral area on Wednesday. ... read..


File report on Jamia plea: Court directs Delhi police
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Hearing a plea filed by the Jamia Millia Islamia University, a Delhi Court has asked the Delhi Police to file an action taken report on the FIR registered over the December 15, 2019, incident in the varsity campus. ... read..


Masaba Gupta launches anti-plastic clothing line
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Fashion designer Masaba Gupta has launched a clothing line 'I Will Wear Out Plastic', that features clothes, with detachable bags built within the garment itself. ... read..


6 kids from northeast selected for National Bravery Awards
Aizawl/Shillong/Guwahati | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Carolyn Malsawmtluangi, aged just 11, this little girl from Mizoram has become an epitome of courage and quick presence of mind by saving a minor from being abducted. ... read..


High alert in J&K ahead of Republic Day
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
A high alert has been sounded in Jammu and Kashmir after intelligence inputs suggest of possible terror strikes ahead of the Republic Day. ... read..


2nd case after J&K turns UT: CBI books bank official
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
In its second case since J&K became Union Territory, the CBI has booked an official of Jammu and Kashmir Grameen Bank on charges of misappropriation of bank funds to the tune of Rs 1.33 crore by "tempering" with the computer system and documents during Ja ... read..


Uddhav will have to seek permission from Ashok Chavan before visiting Ayodhya, says Giriraj Singh
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 9:41:34 PM IST
Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on Wednesday that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will have to seek permission from alliance partner and Congress leader Ashok Chavan before going to Ayodhya. ... read..


YSRCP opposed TDP's demand to send 'decentralisation bill' to select committee
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | January 22, 2020 9:41:32 PM IST
Amid the debate on the decentralisation and CRDA (Repeal) bills in the legislative council, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Wednesday issued a notification to the chairman to send the bills to the select committee. ... read..


BJP MLA Ketan Inamdar resigns from Savli assembly seat in Vadodara
Vadodara (Gujarat) | January 22, 2020 9:41:29 PM IST
Member of Legislative Assembly from Savli constituency, Ketan Inamdar, belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tendered his resignation on Wednesday. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh legislative council sends Decentralisation Bill to select committee
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | January 22, 2020 9:41:28 PM IST
The legislative council of Andhra Pradesh sent the Decentralisation Bill (for setting up of three capitals) to select committee on Wednesday. ... read..


Raising "Azadi" slogan seditious, opposition using women, children for protest: Adityanath
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | January 22, 2020 9:41:26 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that raising slogans of "Azadi" in the name of protest amount to sedition. ... read..


Researchers discover heart-healthy protein from bran of cereal crop
Washington D.C. | January 22, 2020 9:41:25 PM IST
An annual grass known as foxtail millet, during the milling process loses the bran from the hard outer layer of the grain from the seed. ... read..


JP Nadda to address pro-CAA rally in Agra on Jan 23
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 9:41:22 PM IST
In his first visit to Uttar Pradesh after being elected as BJP Chief, JP Nadda will address a pro-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Agra on Thursday. ... read..


Tweeple hail #TheForgottenArmy new video song
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The Amazon Prime Video releases a new song 'Azaadi Ke Liye' the anthem of the song and it will give you goosebumps. ... read..


Dispose MLA disqualification petitions timely: Goa Congress
Panaji | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Pumped up by the previous day's Supreme Court order, which urged lawmakers to consider creation of a Tribunal to adjudicate disqualification petitions in a time-bound manner, the Goa Congress on Wednesday urged Speaker Rajesh Patnekar to dispose, within a ... read..


Once CM's blue eyed boy, Kerala top cop's future in jeopardy
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Jacob Thomas, the senior most director general of police in Kerala was once the blue eyed boy of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. After the two fell out, he got a shock on Wednesday when news surfaced that a recommendation has been made to demote him to t ... read..


Modi, Shah, Deol among BJP's 40 star campaigners in Delhi
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The BJP released its list of star campaigners for the upcoming Delhi polls, on Wednesday, featuring bollywood star Sunny Deol and party's bigest crowd puller Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


Saints to help Hindu refugees in getting citizenship
Prayagraj | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Saints and seers at the ongoing Magh Mela have announced that they will help about 1.5 crore Hindu refugees in getting Indian citizenship. ... read..


AAP writes to Election Commission seeking cancellation of Kapil Mishra's candidature
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 9:11:22 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday wrote to the Election Commission alleging "wrongful acceptance of nomination forms of BJP candidate Kapil Mishra from Model Town constituency" and demanded cancellation of his candidature. ... read..


Common man in pain but con-man in gain under BJP-led government, says Congress
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 9:11:19 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday attacked the BJP-led government over the 'bank default and cheating case of Frost International Ltd' alleging that the 'industry of loot and scoot' was flourishing but industries were 'sinking' due to the Centre's 'manufactured e ... read..


Mumbai to go 24x7 from midnight Jan 26-27
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved the much-anticipated proposal to kickstart 'Mumbai 24x7' from the midnight of January 26-27, Cabinet ministers Anil Deshmukh and Aditya Thackeray announced here. ... read..


UP Police fails to give evidence, PFI members get bail (Lead)
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to ban the popular Front of India (PFI), following its alleged involvement in recent violence during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, is likely to face trouble since the Uttar Pradesh Police has fa ... read..


Another anti-CAA stir in Lucknow village now
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
As the focus remains firmly fixed on Clock Tower in old city area where women are protesting against citizenship laws, another protest site has emerged in Ujariyagaon, on the outskirts of Lucknow. ... read..


Police extremely vigilant for conducting free and fair assembly elections, says Delhi CEO
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 8:41:30 PM IST
Delhi's Chief Election Officer (CEO) said here on Wednesday that after the implementation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for Assembly elections, Police is extremely vigilant and is taking all steps to ensure free and fair conduct of elections. ... read..


10 vehicles seized, owners booked for illegal mining in Karnataka's Shivamogga
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | January 22, 2020 8:41:28 PM IST
Ten vehicles which include five Tipper lorries and five tractors were seized at stone quarries by forest department at Kalluganguru and Gejjenahalli villages in Shivamogga Taluk on Tuesday. ... read..


Dehradun: Two Civil engineers caught red-handed while accepting bribe
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 8:41:27 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested two officials of Research and Development (R&D) department in Dehradun while they were allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 40,000 and Rs 20,000 each from the complainant, police said. ... read..


JNU clarifies on RTI sought for January 3 incident
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 8:41:24 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University administration on Wednesday clarified over some media reports on a Right to Information query filed over January 3 incident at the Communication & Information Services at the Data Centre inside the university's premises. ... read..


Custom seizes 2.6 kg gold from man at Chennai airport
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 22, 2020 8:41:22 PM IST
The Customs department on Wednesday seized 2.6 kg gold valued at Rs 1.1 crore from a male passenger's possession at Chennai Airport on January 20. ... read..


CAA in accordance with Constitution, people support PM Modi, says Narendra Singh Tomar
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | January 22, 2020 8:41:20 PM IST
The amended Citizenship Act is according to the Constitution and it cannot be revoked, said Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday. ... read..


Delhi govt directs officials to create awareness for testing of food samples
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 8:41:19 PM IST
The Delhi government on Wednesday apprised the Delhi High Court that a notification has been issued directing food safety officials to create awareness for testing of food samples through the Mobile Food Testing Laboratory called Food Safety On Wheels (FS ... read..


Mamata leads anti-CAA march through Darjeeling
Darjeeling | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
With hundreds matching her steps, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday led a colourful rally through the heart of the north Bengal hill town here railing against the new citizenship law CAA and a proposed nationwide NRC. ... read..


As AISA, DSF fight it out, cracks in JNU Left unity?
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Projected as an example for their seniors, united Left parties in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) successfully defeated one of the biggest threats in their fortress, the ABVP. The team later went on to trigger a nationwide students' roar against fee hik ... read..


BJP renames Congress as 'Muslim League Congress'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The BJP, on Wednesday, launched a scathing attack on the Congress calling it "Muslim League Congress" citing multiple recent examples to accuse the party of being Hindu phobic and Muslim appeaser. ... read..


Firing resumes at encounter site in south Kashmir
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Fresh firing started between the security forces and the militants on Wednesday in Kashmir's Tral area where an encounter was going on since Tuesday, police said. ... read..


Wings to fly! 44 Divyang children take maiden flight in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
As many as 44 'Divyang' (differently abled) children from across Odisha experienced the joy of flying high aboard a special flight from Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. ... read..


All 7 bodies of anti-Pathalgadi movement protestors recovered in Jharkhand's Chaibasa
Chaibasa (Jharkhand) | January 22, 2020 8:11:34 PM IST
Police have recovered the bodies of all the seven people who were allegedly murdered for staging a protest against the Pathalgadi movement here. ... read..


Economic slowdown will worsen if key decisions not taken in upcoming budget, says Prithviraj Chavan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2020 8:11:24 PM IST
Ahead of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presenting her second budget on February 1, Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said the current economic slowdown will worsen if some key decisions are not taken in the upcoming budget by the govern ... read..


4 drug peddlers arrested with Rs 54 L worth of heroin in Delhi
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 8:11:23 PM IST
Police nabbed four drug peddlers with heroin worth Rs 53.9 lakh here on Wednesday. ... read..


Terrorist wanted for killing 2 security personnel killed in Pulwama encounter
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 22, 2020 8:11:20 PM IST
A terrorist, who was wanted for killing a Special Police Officer (SPO) and a rifleman in an encounter, was killed in an operation in Pulwama district on Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said. ... read..


Date of implementing Mumbai 24x7 plan yet to be decided, says Ashok Chavan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2020 8:11:19 PM IST
Soon after the Uddhav Thackeray-led cabinet gave its nod to let malls and eateries stay open throughout the night from January 27 in specific non-residential areas of Mumbai, PWD minister Ashok Chavan on Wednesday asserted that the date of the implementat ... read..


Fresh raids on disgraced DSP's residence in Kashmir
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out fresh raids at the residence of disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh, who was caught while transporting two militants Naveed Baby, Rafi Ahmed and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in ... read..


Mangaluru airport bomb suspect Aditya Rao arrested (3rd Lead)
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
A depressed mechanical engineer Aditya Rao has surrendered as the Mangaluru airport bomb suspect. He was arrested here when he walked into the Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) office in the city centre, police said on Wednesday. ... read..


Anti-CAA protesters chased and caned by cops in UP
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The police in Etawah district chased and caned women protesters who had started a dharna against the citizenship law. A video clip that has gone viral on the social media on Wednesday, shows policemen chasing women, caning them and also barging into shops ... read..


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