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Three dead and three injured after a car rolled down a deep gorge in the Tonidevi area of Hamirpur district, earlier today.
The White House on Friday called the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump a "desperate charade" by the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives, as a key House committee approved two articles of impeachment against the president.
Northeast Frontier Railway, Chief Public Relations Officer: Special passenger trains are being run to help stranded passengers at Guwahati to reach their destination in Upper Assam. One train was operated yesterday to Dimapur and one each to Furkating&Dibrugarh today.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in his tweet said, "Bihar will be closed on 21 December, Saturday as the Bihar Police restoration test is on 22 December. The Bihar bandh will now be held on Saturday, December 21, so that there is no difficulty for the youth and candidates to reach the examination venue due to Bihar bandh".
Delhi Police probing the Anaj Mandi fire tragedy on Friday briefed east Delhi district magistrate Arun Kumar Mishra about the case facts, police said on Friday.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a key accused in a human trafficking case in Hyderabad, officials said on Friday. Ruhul Amin Dhali (52), a resident of Parganas in West Bengal, was arrested on Thursday and evidence recovered from him showing that he received funds from Bangladesh to run a human trafficking network in Hyderabad, NIA officials said.
The Congress on Friday appointed former MP Udit Raj as the spokesperson of the party with immediate effect. "Congress president has approved the appointment of Sh. Udit Raj as spokesperson of AICC," an official statement said.
Udit Raj has been a Dalit leader and a former BJP MP from Delhi but had quit the party to join the Congress ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Congress leaders led by party chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh will participate in the 'Bharat Bachao' rally at Ramlila grounds on Saturday to highlight the "divisive and disruptive" policies of the BJP government.
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday approached the Election Commission of India (ECI) over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark seeking strong action against the latter for allegedly using crimes against women as a political tool.
State Home Ministry has announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh on Jitu Soni, an absconding accused in Indore Honey trap case.
A large number of people on Friday descended on the streets in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Friday in protest against the
Citizenship Act, ransacking Beldanga railway station, setting portions of the complex on fire and thrashing the RPF officials deputed there, officials said.
The RBI Central Board on Friday reviewed functioning of the urban cooperative banks and enforcement framework in the backdrop of scam in the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank affecting lakhs of depositors.
The Ghaziabad police has arrested five persons for allegedly cutting and stealing Delhi Metro power cables from near the Electronic City metro station.
Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Registrar, Deependra Baghel said,"I've accepted their demand that they'll also be a part of the committee. Dilip Mandal & Mukesh Kumar won't enter the University until probe is completed. But they're demanding that the VC seek apology over his statement, a statement which they twisted".
Students of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, in Bhopal protest against 2 visiting professors, Dilip Mandal and Mukesh Kr, alleging that they create caste divide among students.
BJP leader Ashish Shelar writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray demanding implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act in the state. He has also cited the statements by two Congress ministers against it and has requested CM to implement this without delay.
All Anganwadi Centers, government and private schools in Dehradun and Hardiwar districts to remain closed tomorrow, following weather forecast by India Meteorological Department
HRD Higher Education Secretary R Subhrahmanyam was transferred to the Social Justice Ministry on Friday. The development came against the backdrop of protests in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) over fee hike and the continuing deadlock between students and the university administration.
Criticising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her assertion that she would not implement the new Citizenship Act, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said a person holding a constitutional post cannot oppose a law.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweet said,"Delighted to meet you, Minister Abdulla Shahid. Glad that we had the opportunity to discuss various aspects of the strong friendship between our nations. Robust bilateral cooperation augurs well for the people of our nations."
Parts of Himachal Pradesh, including state capital Shimla, received fresh snowfall on Friday, bringing cheer to tourists. Tribal dominant districts of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur and tourist places of Kufri and Manali received snowfall for the second consecutive day, while Shimla received the first snowfall of the season.
India and the Maldives on Friday agreed to hold the meeting of Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism and De-radicalisation at an early date to strengthn cooperation required to combat the common threats arising from terrorism and radicalism.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, in his letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said, "We believe that House belongs to Opposition also, but today voice of the Opposition has been throttled by Ruling Party, which has been witnessed by your good self also".
The letter further reads, "You are our custodian. That is why, I got prompted to express our grievances before you so that we would not be ever deprived of articulating our voice inside the Parliament."
Janata Dal United's, member of state legislative council Gulam Rasool Balyawi, took part in a protest march in Patna against Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC, earlier today.
The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad has arrested another member of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) from Delhi in a 2006 case, an official said on Friday.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Border Security Force Headquarters, earlier today.
India Meteorological Department, Himachal Pradesh: Moderate Rain/thundershower very likely to occur during the next 3 hours in districts of Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Mandi ,Hamirpur, Bilaspur, Una & parts of Kangra and Kullu districts.
All government and private schools, and Anganwadi Centers in Uttarkashi to remain closed tomorrow, in view of rainfall and snowfall forecast.
Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik wanted to enter The Maldives but his request was turned down by the government of the island nation. "Zakir Naik wanted to come to the Maldives, we did not allow him," Speaker of Maldivian Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed, told reporters in New Delhi.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark said: "The statement given by Rahul Gandhi, it is unfortunate not just for the country and the democracy, but for their party as well. Agar woh bade dil ke hain toh unhe bayan wapas lena chahiye."
The Anti-CAB protests has intensified in West Bengal. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is leading the agitation. Blockade has been organised at Howrah.
Kerala Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said: "We have requested Chief Minister to have a joint agitation against Citizenship Amendment Act. CM has agreed, all ministers and leaders of the Assembly and Opposition also will sit together at Martyrs Column on 16th December to raise our voice."
All government and private schools in Pithoragarh to remain closed tomorrow, in view of heavy rainfall forecast in the area.
106 passenger trains cancelled, short terminated by Northeast Frontier Railway in view of disruptions in train movement following protests against amended Citizenship Act.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducts searches at premise of one, Ajay Prakash Lohia and Aman Lohia at Vasant Vihar (Delhi) and Kolkata. Incriminating documents have been recovered. Case registered against Aman Lohia in connection with the kidnapping of his minor daughter.
During probe it was found that Aman Lohia in conspiracy with Pawan Kumar and maid servant left India kidnapping his own minor daughter from lawful custody of his wife,Kiran Lohia. Pawan, a business associate of Ajay Prakash Lohia-father of Aman Lohia,was arrested by CBI on October 15.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said: "By 2022 when we celebrate 75 years of Independence, our effort is to have a new session in a new building of Parliament, the process is on, discussions are on. I had requested to Prime Minister, and he had given his assent."
Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani said: "We have registered our objection against the remark of Rahul Gandhi. Election Commission has assured us that they will follow the legal procedure and do justice."
"We have said this before that crimes against women should not be politicised. Rahul Gandhi dared to make rapes a political tool. We have requested Election Commission to take action," she added.
Nirmala Sitharaman said: "The price of onions has started going down at several places. It is not completely less, but it is going down. We've had a Group of Ministers' meeting which is reviewing on almost every 1-2 days' gap basis & deciding on how to further take up the import related issues."
"Onions are a fast perishable commodity. Due to rain in some places, flooding in some other, crop extent was less and hence the less output. Due to this it has gone out of certain reasonable level. Govt is taking steps to import & bring onions to the market as soon as possible," she added.
Union Minister Amit Shah was scheduled to vist Shillong to the N-E Police Academy on December 15. He has now cancelled his visit. Home Minister Amit Shah will be in Jharkhand tomorrow and on Monday.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) released a statement: As advised by Delhi Police, entry and exit at Patel Chowk and Janpath have been closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations.
Nirmala Sitharaman during a media conference on economy said: "Rahul Gandhi has trivialised rape."
Rs 1.57 lakh crore tax refunded this yr vs Rs 1.23 lakh cr last year, says Revenue Secretary on steps taken to boost consumption in economy.
Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said: "Rs 33,000 cr income tax refunds issued till Nov as compared to Rs 36,000 cr in whole of last year."
Revenue Secretary said: "We have make Annual returns optionals for those who have salary below 2.5 lacs."
Rameshwar Prasad Gupta, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog has been appointed as Special Secretary, NITI Aayog.
66 percent of budgeted capex of Rs 3.38 lakh crore already undertaken, says CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian on steps taken to boost economy.
Ravi Mittal, Special Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
CEA said: "More than 8 lakh repo-linked loans amounting to Rs 70,000 cr sanctioned till Nov 27."
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses media on Economy. CEA KV Subramanian said: "Evidence of measures to boost investment is actually seen in the record FDI inflows - US$ 35 Billion in the first half of 2019-20 as against US$ 31 Bn during the same period last yr. It's a good sign of foreigners seeing India as a very important destination."
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses media on Economy.
Govt sources on five states which have said that they will not implement Citizenship Amendment Act: "Issue of citizenship comes under the union list by 7th schedule of the Constitution. Such amendment is applicable to all states."
Sensex rallies 428 points to end at 41,009.71; Nifty settles near 12,100.
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court to hang the convicts of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case. The petition demanded that the reconsideration petition and the curative petition of the convicts be disposed of within a month.
12 petitions have been filed in Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act. IUML, TMC, Peace Party and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh among the petitioners.
Delhi court sends ex-Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Singh to ED custody in RFL money-laundering case till December 19.
AASU chief advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya said: " The PM asked us to trust him, but we don't as he didn't keep his word on illegal immigrants." "The president giving assent to CAB within days of being passed in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha is very unfortunate," he added.
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid sign agreements between the two countries. Other MoUs also exchanged in the presence of the two ministers.
Amid the protests in North-East against the Citizenship Amendment Act, till now 4 people have been killed.
Vegetable oil imports fell marginally to 11.28 lakh tonne in November due to decline in inward shipments of non-edible oil, according to Solvent Extractors' Association. Out of the total vegetable oil import, the shipments of edible oil rose to 10,97,424 tonne in November 2019 from 10,73,353 tonne in the same month last year. Non-edible oils import, however, fell to 30,796 tonne compared to 60,450 tonne in the year-ago period, SEA said in a statement.
The students of Jamia Millia Islamia University staged protest against Citizenship Amendment Act.
The Ministry of Home of Affairs released a statement: "States have no power to deny Union law."
The Supreme Court has adjourned the Amrapali real estate case to December 16.
Andhra Pradesh Assembly has passed Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill 2019 (Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2019). The bill provides for awarding death sentence for offences of rape and gang rape and expediting verdict in trials of such cases within 21 days.
All schools in Assam to remain closed till December 22.
Four judges of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, today filed their report in Supreme Court saying that the allegation by the petitioner, Enakshi Ganguly, that minors were detained by state authorities in the Valley, after the abrogation of article 370, is wrong.
The Supreme Court after going through the report submitted by the four J&K High Court judges,said that it seems misinformation is being spread and that no minor is being detained.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said: "In the winter session, Lok Sabha passed 14 bills and the Rajya Sabha passed 15 bills. Productivity was 116% in Lok Sabha and 100% in Rajya Sabha."
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said: " I want the convicts(in Nirbhaya case) to be hanged at the earliest, all formalities which are remaining should be completed immediately."
"With reference to the proposed visit of Japanese PM Abe to India, both sides have decided to defer the visit to a mutually convenient date in the future," said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said: "The new act violates right to equality."
The Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has moved the Supreme Court over Citizenship act.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that the Delhi government will administer an oath to male students at all schools to behave well with girls and not indulge in crimes against women.
Seven Bangladeshi nationals arrested on charges of illegally entering India. Further investigation underway
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said: "Whatever stand the Congress party has taken on Citizenship Amendment Act, we will follow that,do we want to be a part of a process that sows seeds of divisiveness?"
Chief Minsiter of Assam, Sarbanand Sonowal said: "I am committed to protect the rights of the indigenous people of Assam." "Won't tolerate any violence, strong action to be taken against those involved in vandalism," he added.
It will be a blot on our country, says Mamata Banerjee on reports that Japan PM may cancel India visit amid Assam protests over Citizenship Act.
Maharashtra Minister and Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat on being asked if Maharashtra will implement Citizenship Amendment Act said: "We will follow the policy of our party's central leadership."
The Bhartiya Janta Party will move to Election Commission against Rahul Gandhi. BJP delegation comprising senior leaders Smriti Irani and Saroj Pandey to meet Election Commission later today
Rajya Sabha has also been adjourned Sine Die.
External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar meets Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid.
Maharashtra State Commission for Women writes to CJI SA Bobde and demanded him to take suo motu cognizance of letter and turn it into a petition for hearing against a Bombay HC order which commuted death sentence of a 2008 rape and murder convict to life sentence on grounds of delay.
A Special Court granted bail to Yasmin Kapoor, a close aide of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in a money laundering case in connection with an aviation deal being probed by Enforcement Directorate.
Rajya Sabha adjourned for second time amid Opposition uproar over citizenship law. The House will meet again at 1 pm.
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Friday addressed media and said, "I have a clip on my phone in which Narendra Modi ji is calling Delhi a 'rape capital', will tweet it so that everyone can see. Just to deflect attention from protests in North East, this is being made an issue by BJP."
"I will not apologize," says Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on BJP demanding an apology from him for his 'rape in India' remark.
"I have a clip on my phone in which Narendra Modi ji is calling Delhi a 'rape capital', will tweet it so that everyone can see. Just to deflect attention from protests in North East, this is being made an issue by BJP," said Rahul Gandhi.
"Some elements may try to create violence but northeastern people are peace-loving, protests are also taking place but there are ways & means of protesting. Some have tried to take advantage of the situation," Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on protests against Citizenship Amendment Act.
The convicts of the Nirbhaya rape and murder case have been produced in front of judge thorugh video conference.
Amid the ruckus over Rahul Gandhi's 'Rape in India' remark, the Lok Sabha has been adjourned sine die.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh said: "If Rahul Gandhi is Indian, he must apologise to women."
Union Minister Rajnath Singh said: "Rahul Gandhi must apologise on the floor of the house."
Sabarimala Temple matter: Supreme Court says, we will constitute a larger constitution bench at the earliest which will hear the review petitions in connection with the matter.
CJI Bobde observed, "There is a judgment (allowing women entry) in the Sabarimala temple, but it is equally true that the issue has been referred to a larger Bench. We do not want any violence".
Delhi High Court seeks affidavit from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) mentioning details of students against whom contempt petition was initiated.
Union Minister Rajnath Singh has taken strong exception to Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi's remarks, saying in Parliament that such people should not be elected to the house. "Equating rape to Make in India is hurtful," he said, demanding an apology from the former Congress President
Union Minister Rajnath Singh said: "Equating Make in India to Rape in hurtful."
SC says time not right today to direct Kerala Govt to allow petitioner Fathima A S to enter Sabarimala Ayyappa temple saying it is an emotive issue and it doesn't want violence when 7 judge bench is entrusted to reconsider order allowing women in 10-50 year group into s
Delhi High Court: "'Shocking' that JNU knows nothing about agitating students against whom it filed contempt petition."
The Bhartiya Janta Party will protest against Rahul Gandhi over his 'Rape in India' remark outside Parliament.
Kanimozhi, DMK on Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark said: "PM said 'Make in India', which we respect, but what is happening in country? That is what Rahul Gandhi intended to say. Unfortunately Make in India is not happening and women in the country are being raped. This is a concern."
Supreme Court issues notice to Election Commission on plea filed by Association for Democratic Reforms alleging discrepancies in the final vote counts and EVMs in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. A Bench headed by CJI seeks response from poll panel&posts the matter for hearing in February 2020.
NGO's Rihai Manch and Citizens Against Hate have filed a joint petition in supreme court challenging the validity of Citizenship Amendment Act.
Few MPs in Rajya Sabha raise slogans of 'Rahul Gandhi maafi maango' over Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark; Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu says, "you cannot take the name of a person who is not a member of this House. No body has the business to disturb the House".
The Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha session was adjourned after ruckus over Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark till 12 pm.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets, "Many congratulations to PM Boris Johnson for his return with a thumping majority. I wish him the best and look forward to working together for closer India-UK ties".
Union Minister Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha on Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark said: "This is first time in history that a leader is giving a clarion call that Indian women should be raped. Is this Rahul Gandhi's message to the people of the country?"
Union Minister Smriti Irani said: "Rahul Gandhi must be punished for making such statements."
The Bhartiya Janta Party has sought an apolofy from Rahul Gandhi over his 'Rape in India' remark.
BJP MP Locket Chatterjee said: "Rahul Gandhi has insulted 'Bharat Mata'."
Congress and CPI has given Suspension of Business Notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha regarding 'law and order situation in Assam, Tripura and the northeast due to Citizenship Amendment Act'.
Congress and Indian Union Muslim League has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'Protest in Assam and other parts of the country against implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act'.
Overnight rains in Delhi that continued till Friday morning, bought down the mercury and led to a significant improvement in the city's air quality.The national capital, which received 33.5 millimetres of rain since Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.8 degrees Celsius.
Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim said: "When we have fought for 7 years, we can wait for another week. On 18 December, their (convicts in the case) death warrant will be issued."
Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra moves Supreme Court challenging the validity of Citizenship Amendment Act. A Bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde refuses early hearing for today and asks lawyer to mention the matter before the mentioning officer.
The Conservatives have secured a majority in the House of Commons after winning their 326th seat
In the intervening night a Pakistani intruder who was sneaking into Indian territory was shot dead by Border Security Force(BSF) in Manguchak border outpost in Samba sector(J&K). Number of intruders who tried to sneak in is yet to be ascertained
Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora adjourned the hearing on plea of Nirbhaya's parents seeking issuance of death warrant and execution of all convicts, till 18th December
Judge said: "All necessary steps will be taken once the Supreme Court gives verdict on review petition."
Market benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 250 points on Friday led by global euphoria over progress in US-China trade and likely Conservative Party win in UK general elections. After rising 284 points in early session, the 30-share index was trading 244.04 points or 0.60 per cent higher at 40,825.75. Similarly, the broader Nifty was trading 66.20 points or 0.55 per cent up at 12,038. Tata Motors was the top gainer in the Sensex pack rallying up to 3.78 per cent, followed by Vedanta, Yes Bank, Tata Steel, SBI, M&M, Axis Bank and RIL. On the other hand, Bharti Airtel was the top loser, shedding up to 0.59 per cent. Asian Paints, Kotak Bank, Bajaj Auto and Sun Pharma were also trading in the red.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to hold public awareness and outreach programme in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Guwahati and Lucknow from 14-18 December on Citizenship Amendment Act.
Gangotri-Yamunotri Highway blocked near Suki Top and Radi Top and Suwakholi-Mussoorie-Dehradun highway blocked due to snowfall in the region.
AP Singh, Advocate for convict in 2012 Delhi gang-rape case said: "When those sitting in Parliament say these kind of criminals should be shot dead, it's disrespect of the Constitution.Can anyone guarantee that after these convicts are hanged atrocities against women,rape cases will stop?"
RJD MP Manoj Jha has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over 'demand to revisit time allocation mechanism to provide smaller political parties adequate participation in debates in houses in Parliament'.
Pakistan has appointed former Test leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as a spin bowling consultant for a one-year term. Mushtaq's first job will be to work with experienced leg-spinner Yasir Shah at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore and get him ready for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Karachi.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that Yasir had been released from the national team in Rawalpindi and told to report to the new spin consultant in Lahore.
Jeremy Corbyn has announced his resignation as leader of the Labour party after trends predict heavy defeat for the party in the UK election 2019: UK media
A baby girl was found dead in Gharni River at Chakur taluka in Maharashtra's Latur district, police said on Friday. The body of the infant was found floating in Gharni River at Gharni village on Thursday morning, and a DNA test will be conducted to ascertain the baby's identity, the inspector Jaywant Chavan of Chakur police station said.
Market benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 250 points on Friday led by global euphoria over progress in US-China trade and likely Conservative Party win in UK general elections.
After rising 284 points in early session, the 30-share index was trading 244.04 points or 0.60 per cent higher at 40,825.75. Similarly, the broader Nifty was trading 66.20 points or 0.55 per cent up at 12,038.
Tata Motors was the top gainer in the Sensex pack rallying up to 3.78 per cent, followed by Vedanta, Yes Bank, Tata Steel, SBI, M&M, Axis Bank and RIL.
On the other hand, Bharti Airtel was the top loser, shedding up to 0.59 per cent. Asian Paints, Kotak Bank, Bajaj Auto and Sun Pharma were also trading in the red.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may cancel India visit amid protests over Citizenship Act: Reuters quoting local media
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is expected to adjourn the House sine die at the conclusion of its winter session on Friday during which over a dozen Bills passed, including the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will introduce the motion for election to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bathinda, Bibinagar, Deoghar and Gorakhpur.
The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019 will be moved by Union External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar. The Bill will make special provisions for repression of piracy on high seas and provide for punishment for the offence of piracy.
Restrictions in Guwahati eased from 6 am to 1 pm while curfew in Dibrugarh relaxed from 8 am to 1 pm. Section 144 has been imposed in several parts of Northeast, including Assam following passage of Citizenship Bill 2019
Foreign Affairs Minister of Indonesia, Retno L P Marsudi arrives in India. She will meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, today.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar to move The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha, today.
Eight juveniles in conflict with law escaped from a correctional home here after breaking a window of their room on Thursday, the police said. Those who escaped were aged between 13 and 17, said inspector Virendra Chauhan of Jehangirabad police station.
They were being tried for offences such as thefts and fights. Five of the boys were Bhopal residents, two from Raisen and one from Vidisha, he added. The police have launched a search, he said.
Electricity supply disconnected at 10-14 police stations in Ludhiana by Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) over bill dues.
"51 govt departments are defaulting on an amount of ₹214 cr. We've not disconnected connections of hospitals, water supply&govt schools as that will adversely affect public life but we've disconnected supply to 10-14 police stations," said DPS Grewal, Chief Engineer(Central Zone) of PSPCL.
"Narendra Modi had said 'Make in India' but nowadays wherever you look, it is 'Rape in India'. In Uttar Pradesh Narendra Modi's MLA raped a woman, then she met with an accident but Narendra Modi did not utter a word," said Rahul Gandhi in a public rally in Godda, Jharkhand
A 13-year-old girl allegedly raped in Luthera village of Fatehabad, Haryana. Dharambir Punia, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Fatehabad says, "Case registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) & SC/ST Act. Further investigation underway".
Mobile internet services suspended for 48 hours across Meghalaya amid protest over passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind gives his assent to The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.