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SC to hear on March 5 Centre's plea seeking to execute Nirbhaya convicts separately
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 12:11:28 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear on March 5, a petition, filed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, seeking directions to execute the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case separately. ... read..


CAA matter must be resolved democratically: BJP's Narender Rana on violence in North-East Delhi
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 25, 2020 12:11:27 PM IST
BJP leader Narendra Singh Rana on Tuesday slammed those fanning violence in North-East Delhi during clashes between two groups supporting and opposing Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said that the matter should be resolved in a "democratic way". ... read..


Melania visits Delhi govt school, welcomed with tilak
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 12:11:25 PM IST
US First Lady Melania Trump on Monday arrived at a Delhi government school to attend a 'happiness class'. She was given a traditional welcome by students who lined the entrance holding flags of the two countries in honour of the visiting dignitary. ... read..


CM Kejriwal appeals for calm, asks for sealing Delhi borders
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 12:11:23 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed for calm after violence erupted in the North-East district of the national capital and claimed the lives of seven persons, including a police head constable, as groups of anti and pro CAA protestors ... read..


Strict action against anyone indulging in violence: G Kishan Reddy on Delhi incidents
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:41:30 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday said that stringent action will be taken against those found guilty of fanning violence in North-East Delhi yesterday, where seven persons including one head constable lost their lives during viol ... read..


Situation worsens in Delhi but Union Govt remains mum, says Nawab Malik
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 25, 2020 11:41:27 AM IST
Maharashtra Minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik on Tuesday said that even though the situation has worsened in Delhi but the BJP government at the Centre has remained mum. ... read..


People paying price for giving power to insensitive, shortsighted leaders: Chidambaram on Delhi violence
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:41:26 AM IST
A day after seven persons lost their lives and over a 100 were injured in the violence in the North-East district here, Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram slammed the Central government and stated that people were paying price ... read..


American stand strongly with Mahatma Gandhi's vision: Trump at Rajghat
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:41:23 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday stressed that the Americans stand strongly with a sovereign and wonderful India, which he said was a vision of "great" Mahatma Gandhi. ... read..


DMRC opens entry & exit gates of Mandi House, ITO and Delhi Gate
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:41:21 AM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday opened the entry and exit gates of Mandi House, ITO and Delhi Gate which had been closed in the morning after violent clashes erupted in the North-East district area of the city. ... read..


US President pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:11:39 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday paid tributes at Rajghat, the memorial dedicated to India's founding father Mahatma Gandhi. ... read..


Delhi's Hyderabad House decked up to host Modi-Trump meet
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:11:38 AM IST
New Delhi's iconic Hyderabad House is all decked up to host the bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump. ... read..


Expelled BJP MLA Sengar's Bangarmau Assembly seat declared vacant
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 25, 2020 11:11:36 AM IST
Bangarmau Assembly seat in Unnao district, from where BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was elected, has been declared vacant. ... read..


Maha Minister Aslam Shaikh condemns Delhi Violence; says law & order had ceased to exist in country
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 25, 2020 11:11:35 AM IST
Maharashtra Minister and Congress leader Aslam Shaikh on Tuesday condemned the violence in the national capital over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 and alleged that law and order had ceased to exist in the country. ... read..


Polls to 55 RS seats from 17 states on March 26
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:11:33 AM IST
Biennial elections to the Council of States to fill the seats of 55 Rajya Sabha members from 17 states, retiring in April 2020, will be held on March 26, Election Commission of India stated on Tuesday. ... read..


Bhadrachalam temple priest carries Dalit on shoulder during 'Munivahana Utsavam'
Khammam (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 11:11:30 AM IST
The Temple's Protection Movement (TPM) along with Samajika Samarasatha Vedika, Narsimha Vahini and other organisations conducted 'Munivahana Utsavam' at the historic Sri Laxmi Ranganatha Swamy Temple Temple here on Monday. ... read..


Amit Shah to meet Baijal, Kejriwal to discuss prevailing situation in Delhi
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:11:28 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a meeting today at 12 noon with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and various representatives of political parties in the wake of violence, which had caused the loss of seve ... read..


Seven killed in Delhi after violent clashes: Police
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:11:25 AM IST
As many as seven persons were killed in violence in the North-East district of the national capital on Monday, police said. The violence occurred after clashes took place between pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters at various places in ... read..


Melania, Ivanka Trump opt for shades of white on day-2 of India visit
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 11:11:22 AM IST
As US President Donald Trump kickstarted day 2 of his India visit on Tuesday, his wife Melania Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump both opted for white outfits for engagements of the day. ... read..


Six persons booked for stealing Indicash ATM machine in Patancheru
Sangareddy (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 10:41:45 AM IST
Six persons have been booked for stealing an Indicash ATM machine in Patancheru on Monday, the police said. ... read..


Trump accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:41:42 AM IST
US President Donald Trump received a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. ... read..


Two bullet casings found in Brahampuri by RAF
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:41:37 AM IST
The Rapid Action Force personnel recovered two empty bullet casings on Tuesday from Brahampuri area in the national capital. On Monday, five persons, including one police head constable, lost their lives in violence between two groups of people in the nea ... read..


Man who opened fire at police in North East Delhi detained
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:41:33 AM IST
Shahrukh, the suspect who opened fire at police personnel during violence in North-East Delhi on Monday, has been detained, Delhi Police sources said. ... read..


IAF orders court of inquiry into micro-light aircraft crash in Patiala
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:41:30 AM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has said that a court of inquiry has been set up to ascertain the cause of the crash of a micro-light aircraft in Patiala on Monday. ... read..


Delhi govt school students in colourful clothes wait to greet Melania Trump
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:41:28 AM IST
Amid massive security, scores of children of a Delhi government school were seen doing final rehearsals outside the gate of the institution, hours before the visit of US First Lady Melania Trump. ... read..


CRPF organises 'Bharat Darshan' tour for J&K youth
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 25, 2020 10:41:25 AM IST
Central Reserve Police Force Srinagar sector has organised a 'Bharat Darshan' (Know your Country) tour for Kashmiri youth from their headquarters at Pantha chowk here. The youth will be taken to Mumbai as part of the tour. ... read..


Fire at tyre market in Karawal Nagar; fire tenders yet to reach spot
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:41:23 AM IST
An incident of fire has been reported at a tyre market in Karawal Nagar today at 8.24 am, but the Delhi Fire Service has not been able to reach the spot as they were unable to secure police protection. The area has been witnessing sporadic incidents of vi ... read..


Fresh stone pelting in Brahampuri area in North-East Delhi
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:11:37 AM IST
Fresh incident of stone pelting occurred between two groups in Brahampuri area on Tuesday, a day after five people including four civilians and one head constable lost their in the clashes that took place after protests related to the Citizenship Amendmen ... read..


Kottayam sizzles at 39 degrees Celsius, no respite soon
Kottayam (Kerala) | February 25, 2020 10:11:36 AM IST
Even as the winter season is yet to end, Kottayam on Monday sizzled at 39 degrees Celsius. ... read..


Urge everyone to shun violence, says Arvind Kejriwal
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:11:34 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said he is worried about the prevailing situation in certain parts of the national capital and urged everyone to shun violence. ... read..


Delhi violence: Shahdara DCP safe, out of danger
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:11:32 AM IST
Shahdara Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Amit Sharma, who was injured during clashes between two groups in Delhi's Gokulpuri on Monday, has regained consciousness and is now out of danger at a hospital in the city. ... read..


Shiv Sena slams Fadnavis for boycotting customary tea party in Maharashtra Assembly
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 25, 2020 10:11:31 AM IST
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday hit out at its former ally BJP for boycotting the customary tea party on the day of commencement of the Budget session of state Assembly. ... read..


New Zealand Deputy PM to begin his four-day India visit today
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:11:29 AM IST
Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand will be on a four-day visit to India beginning Tuesday. ... read..


CDS Gen Bipin Rawat pays tribute at National War Memorial
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:11:28 AM IST
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat paid tribute at the National War Memorial, on the first anniversary of the Memorial on Tuesday. ... read..


Delhi Police, RAF hold flag march in Brahampuri area
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 10:11:26 AM IST
Following the incidents of stone pelting in Brahampuri and Maujpur area, Police and Rapid Action Force personnel conducted a flag march in these areas after clashes broke out between two groups. ... read..


BSF denies reports of Pakistan aircraft entering Indian airspace
Jammu(Jammu and Kashmir) | February 25, 2020 10:11:24 AM IST
The Border Security Force has denied reports of Pakistan aircraft entering the Indian airspace. ... read..


60-year-old man stabbed to death in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 25, 2020 10:11:23 AM IST
A 60-year-old man was stabbed to death in Bhoinagar, in Mulund area of Mumbai on Monday, the Navghar police said on Tuesday. ... read..


Situation is very tense: Police on violence in North-East Delhi
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 9:41:30 AM IST
Delhi Police has said that it is "continuously" receiving calls regarding the incidents of violence in North-East Delhi as the situation is "very tense". ... read..


Amit Shah holds meeting over law and order situation in Delhi
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 9:11:28 AM IST
A meeting was held by Union Home Minister Amit Shah late Tuesday night with senior Delhi Police officers and top Home Ministry officials on the law and order situation in Delhi. ... read..


Tibetans celebrate Losar with great festive mood
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | February 25, 2020 9:11:26 AM IST
The Tibetans in-exile are celebrating Losar, the New Year of the community. ... read..


Kejriwal calls urgent meeting of MLAs, officials of violence-hit areas of Delhi
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 9:11:25 AM IST
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called an urgent meeting at his residence of MLAs and officials of the violence-hit areas of Delhi. ... read..


Melania Trump to visit Delhi govt school today
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 8:41:26 AM IST
US First Lady Melania Trump will visit a Delhi government school in Nanakpura here on Tuesday. ... read..


US President to receive ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, hold talks with PM Modi today
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 8:41:24 AM IST
US President Donald Trump will have a packed schedule today in New Delhi, where he arrived on Monday evening on the last leg of his India visit. ... read..


Joint protest held in Hyderabad against Delhi violence over CAA
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 8:41:23 AM IST
A joint protest was organised by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University Students Union (MANUU) and University of Hyderabad Coordination Committee here on Monday against the violence in Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). ... read..


Delhi violence: 5 metro stations in North East district to remain closed
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 7:41:28 AM IST
Five Delhi Metro stations in the North East district where violence broke out on Monday will remain closed on Tuesday, metro officals said. ... read..


Internet restrictions to continue in J-K till March 4
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 25, 2020 7:41:27 AM IST
Internet restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir will remain operative till March 4 as the state administration stated that "VPNs are being misused by anti-national elements including handlers from across the border to bypass the Internet restrictions". ... read..


Traffic restrictions in Delhi today during Trump's visit
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 7:41:25 AM IST
In view of US President Donald Trump's visit, traffic will be affected in some parts of the national capital on Tuesday. ... read..


SC to hear today Centre's plea seeking to execute Nirbhaya convicts separately
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 7:11:22 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a petition, filed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), seeking a direction to execute the death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case separately. ... read..


Accused in mother-daughter killing close to Bengal minister: BJP
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
One of the two persons arrested in connection with the gruesome incident of a woman and her daughter being burnt alive in West Bengal is closely linked to a senior minister in the Trinamool Congress government, a top state BJP leader has claimed. ... read..


Pune Police files FIR against MNS workers for trespassing
Pune (Maharashtra) | February 25, 2020 6:41:36 AM IST
A FIR was registered against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers for allegedly trespassing into the homes of people they suspected to be Bangladesh nationals and asking them to show documents to prove their citizenship, police said. ... read..


Chandrashekhar Azad writes to Delhi LG, seeks security to visit violence-affected North East areas
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 6:41:35 AM IST
In the wake of violent clashes in North-East Delhi between pro and anti CAA protestors, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Monday wrote to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal expressing concern over the safety of people belonging to the Muslim and ... read..


MoS Reddy inaugurates National Cyber Research centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 6:41:33 AM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy on Monday inaugurated the National Cyber Research, Innovation & Capacity Centre at CDTI campus here and said that it will play a prominent role in helping the nation prepare itself to face the menace ... read..


Kidneys weighing 7 kgs and 5.8 kgs removed from 4-yer-old man at Mumbai hospital
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 25, 2020 6:41:30 AM IST
A 41-year-old man, suffering from Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) recently underwent kidney transplant surgery at a hospital in Mumbai in which doctors removed both of his kidneys weighing 7 kilograms and 5.8 kilograms each. ... read..


P Gopichand to mentor badminton academy in Bengaluru
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 6:41:29 AM IST
National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Monday announced his affiliation with the badminton programme of The Sports School Anup Sridhar Badminton Academy in Bengaluru as a mentor. ... read..


AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan urges Centre to hold talks with anti-CAA protesters
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 6:41:24 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Amanatullah Khan on Monday visited Jaffrabad here, where anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest has been going on since Saturday night and urged the Centre to hold talks with the protesters. ... read..


IUML leader warns UDF against infighting
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), the second biggest ally of the Congress in the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, here on Monday expressed unhappiness over the Congress-Kerala Congress (Mani) squabbles. ... read..


Left parties bring out 'go back Trump' rallies in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
Amid incessant slogans of "Go back Trump", Left parties and their mass organisations on Monday took out protest rallies and organised public meetings in various parts of West Bengal against the ongoing India trip of US president Donald Trump. ... read..


Internet restrictions to continue in J&K till March 4
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
Internet restrictions in Jammu & Kashmir will remain operative till March 4 as the J&K administration said that VPNs are being misused by anti national elements including handlers from across the border to bypass the Internet restrictions for coordinating ... read..


Mob-lynched Delhi Police cop was a peace loving man
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
The death of Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal on Monday during a violent clash between pro and anti-CAA groups in east Delhi has shattered his family. What was their father's mistake, his children asked the Commissioner of Police. ... read..


Ex-Tripura Chief Secy sent to judicial custody
Agartala | Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
A district court on Monday sent former Tripura Chief Secretary Yash Pal Singh to a 13-day judicial custody after completion of his seven-day police custody in an alleged "financial embezzlement" case, an official said. ... read..


Sharjeel Imam's police custody extended by 4 days
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Sedition accused Sharjeel Imam was on Monday sent to four more days in police custody by a court here. ... read..


Elephant kills 4 in Odisha, reaches Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The wild tusker, that had trampled four people to death and injured five others in Odisha's Puri district on Sunday, was spotted on the outskirts of the state capital on Monday, officials said. ... read..


Jamia students 'detained' after protest fizzles out
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
A protest march call given by the Jamia Coordination Committee on Monday evening against alleged police brutality turned out to be a damp squib when less than 20 students turned up and claimed they were being detained en route. ... read..


Trump didn't visit graves at Taj over security concerns
Agra | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump, who is on his maiden two-day state visit to India, didn't go to see the original graves of Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz during his visit to the Taj Mahal on Monday. ... read..


PM to distribute Kisan Credit Cards on Feb 29
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would disburse KISAN benefits to select farmers and distribute Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) during an event at Chitrakoot, UP, on February 29, which would be celebrated as a formal anniversary of the Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), said ... read..


Muslim groups urge Telangana CM to stay NPR work
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The United Muslim Action Committee, an umbrella grouping of Muslim organisations headed by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), on Monday urged the Telangana government to stay work on National Population Register (NPR). ... read..


Coronavirus fear: Gold logs all-time high of Rs 43,590
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Supported by weakening rupee and uncertainty owing to the fast spreading coronavirus, prices of safe haven assets like gold and silver rose sharply on Monday. Gold prices logged a life-time high of Rs 43,590 per 10 grams, jumping over Rs 1,800 in a singl ... read..


Children stuck in schools as violence erupts in Delhi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Many children studying in East Delhi schools also suffered the brunt of the violence in Delhi's Jaffrabad and Maujpur. On receiving the news of violence, dozens of schools did not take the risk of sending children home without any protection. As a result, ... read..


Snakes raised by you will bite you, Owaisi tells PM
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday blamed a former Delhi MLA for the violence in the national capital and told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that "the snakes raised by you will bite you". ... read..


Congress, Rahul Gandhi should reveal who is behind Delhi violence: MoS Kishan Reddy
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 4:41:22 AM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Monday asked Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi to reveal identities of those behind the violence in Delhi in which four people including a police constable lost their lives. ... read..


Coronavirus not pandemic yet, but world should be ready: WHO
London | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The World Health Organisation has said it is too early now to call the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic yet, but the world should do more to prepare for such an eventuality, reports said on Monday. ... read..


Jamaat-e-Islami Hind expresses concern over Delhi violence
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has expressed concern over the deteriorating law and order situation in Delhi after violence in parts of the city on Monday. ... read..


UP Cong to kick-off 'Aarakshan Bachao Yatra' from Meerut
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress will kick-off an 'Aarakshan Bachao Yatra' from Meerut on Tuesday which will be flagged off by state president Ajay Kumar Lallu and Chhattigarh in-charge P.L. Punia. ... read..


Ahmedabad relaxes after successful 'Namaste Trump'
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
After long hectic days of preparations for 'Namaste Trump', state government officials, and organisers as well as those handling security arrangements in the city took a sigh of relief on Monday after the successful culmination of the programme. ... read..


Delhi violence: Fire breaks out at tyre market in Gokulpuri, doused
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 4:11:25 AM IST
A fire that broke out at a tyre market near Gokulpuri metro station area on Monday, during violence in north east Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), has been doused, officials said. ... read..


Sonia Gandhi appeals for communal harmony, condoles constable's death in Delhi violence
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 4:11:23 AM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Monday appealed to the people of Delhi to maintain communal harmony after violence rocked North East Delhi claiming four lives. ... read..


Swine flu patient dies in Hyderabad after delivering baby
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 25, 2020 4:11:22 AM IST
A woman, undergoing treatment for swine flu on Monday passed away after delivering a healthy baby at a state-run hospital here. ... read..


No threat to minorities in TN: Palaniswami (Lead)
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday stressed that there was no threat to minorities in the state. Speaking to reporters in Coimbatore, Palaniswami said unnecessary fears were being created about the National Population Register (NPR). ... read..


Trump served broccoli samosa, netizens baffled
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The US' First Family was served broccoli and corn samosa during his two-day state visit to India and netizens were shocked. ... read..


'Centre may air lift requirements of IT sector from China'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Centre has offered to facilitate air lifting specific requirements of the IT and electronics manufacturing sectors from China amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, the Manufacturers' Association of Information Technology (MAIT) said on Monday. ... read..


Karnataka Cong, BJP spar over Trump's Ahmedabad visit
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Rivalry between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress in Karnataka led to a war of words between the two parties over the two-day India visit of US President Donald Trump, starting Monday. ... read..


ICC latches on to Trump mispronouncing Sachin's name
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump was on Monday trolled by International Cricket Council (ICC) after he pronounced cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's name incorrectly during his speech here. ... read..


Manmohan Singh to also skip President's Banquet for Trump
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
After the Congress' leaders in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday decided that he will also skip President Ram Nath Kovind's Banquet on Tuesday in honour of visiting US Presi ... read..


Delhi minister Gopal Rai, other AAP leaders leave LG's residence without meeting him after police assurance
New Delhi | February 25, 2020 3:41:21 AM IST
Delhi minister Gopal Rai, who turned up at the residence of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal late on Monday night to discuss "deteriorating law and order situation" in the national capital left after receiving an assurance from Delhi Police about ensuring ... read..


Bloodbath at D-Street: All Sensex, Nifty stocks end in the red
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
In a rare scene, none of the Sensex and Nifty constituent stocks on Monday proved resilient enough to survive the sell-off in the Indian markets sparked by the fast-spreading coronavirus. ... read..


SC Collegium approves 3 judicial officers as judges of J&K HC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court's five judge Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of three judicial officers -- Vinod Chatterji Koul, Sanjay Dhar and Puneet Gupta -- as Judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. ... read..


PM took Trump's name 22 times, President Modi's name 12 times
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said US President Donald Trump's name 22 times during the "Namaste Trump" event, organised in the honour of the visiting American President, here on Monday. ... read..


Ground Zero: A dangerous mix of politics and police inaction?
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
After all, the sudden quiet at Shaheen Bagh, on the boil for over two months, was deeply deceptive, if you look at the way how the protest -- for and against the new citizenship law -- spilled out to north-east of Delhi, with the police yet again failing ... read..


Bhopal gas victims protest against Trump visit
| Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The victims of Bhopal gas tragedy held a protest rally at Iqbal Maidan here against US President Donald Trump, who arrived in Ahmedabad on his maiden two-day India visit Monday. ... read..


Trump walks hand in hand with wife at Taj Mahal
Agra | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day visit to India, on Monday walked hand in hand with his wife Melania Trump at the Taj Mahal here. ... read..


Brothel operating in spa's guise busted in Kolkata, 5 held
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
An alleged brothel running in the guise of a spa in south Kolkata's Short Street has been busted and five persons including the owner and two pimps arrested, while three girls were rescued, a senior police officer said on Monday. ... read..


VVPAT data destroyed before stipulated period, NGOs tell SC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Two NGOs -- the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Common Cause - Monday alleged in the Supreme Court that the Election Commission has violated election rules by destroying data pertaining to VVPAT of the last general election, while the statuto ... read..


BJP jolted as Solapur MP's caste certificate found 'fake'/'invalid' (Lead)
Solapur (Maharashtra) | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
In a severe jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Maharashtra government's caste validity committee on Monday rejected the caste certificate submitted along with the election affidavit by BJP's Solapur MP Jaisiddheshwar Shivacharya Swami, raising a ques ... read..


Dow Jones plunges 1,000 points over coronavirus fears
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The possibility of a coronavirus pandemic sent shock waves across global markets on Monday. Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 800 points within minutes of its opening. ... read..


Heavy police force deployed in 9 sensitive areas in Delhi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Heavy police force was deployed in parts of Delhi on Monday as the anti and pro-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters once again turned violent. ... read..


What poets say of Taj, as Trump terms it 'a timeless testament'
Agra | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day state visit to India, on Monday visited the Taj Mahal here and wrote in the visitor's book that the "Taj Mahal inspires awe, a timeless testament to the rich and diverse beauty of Indian culture! Thank you, I ... read..


CRPF deployed in violence hit northeast Delhi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Eight companies of the CRPF have been deployed in violence-hit areas of northeast Delhi, including Maujpur and Jaffrabad, following violent anti-CAA protests. ... read..


Goa Opposition demand white paper on Mhadei river dispute
Panaji | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Opposition in Goa on Monday jointly demanded a white paper on the state government's position vis-a-vis the ongoing inter-state conflict with Karnataka over the water of the Mhadei river. ... read..


Ground Zero Maujpur, where anger struggles to find a reason
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
'Ground Zero' in Maujpur is a Delhi road that doesn't look like one: The normal daily commuter rush during the day that lingers on late into night is missing. ... read..


Solapur BJP MP's caste certificate rejected as 'invalid'
Solapur (Maharashtra) | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
In a major development, the Maharashtra government's caste validity committee on Monday rejected the caste certificate submitted by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Jaisiddheshwar Shivacharya Swami, putting a question mark over his continuance as a Lok Sabha mem ... read..


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