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  • 11:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    AMU hostels being evacuated, clashes reported from inside the campus

    AMU hostels being evacuated, clashes reported from inside as police enter campus: Registrar Abdul Hamid

  • 11:09 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    AMU declares winter vacations after violence

    Aligarh Muslim University has declared winter vacations till January 5 in light of violence late on Sunday. Exams have been postponed as well.

  • 10:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    AMU students protest against CAA, cops use batons, teargas

    Hundreds of students of Aligarh Muslim University protesting against the amended Citizenship Act clashed with police at a campus gate after which police used batons and teargas to disperse them. 

  • 9:54 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    JNU students protest in solidarity with Jamia students

    Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University have stated protesting at Delhi Police Headquarters to show their support for Jamia Millia Islamia University students.

  • 9:49 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Jamia Violence: Restrictions on metro travel as several stations closed

    Restrictions have been placed on metro travel as Delhi Metro authorities have closed entry and exit gates of ITO, GTB Nagar, Shivaji Stadium, IIT, Vasant Vihar, Munirka and  RK Puram metro stations.

    Metro trains will not halt at these stations.

    Sukhdev Vihar and Ashram Metro Stations were closed earlier this evening.

  • 9:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Schools in southeast Delhi to remain closed tomorrow

    Schools in southeast Delhi to remain closed tomorrow: Manish Sisodia

  • 8:14 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Jamia Violence: Chief Proctor of University says police entered campus by force

    Jamia Millia Islamia Chief Proctor Waseem Ahmed Khan said that police entered the University campus by force and that no permission was given to police. He claimed that students and University staff were beaten by the police.

  • 8:07 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets Lieutenant Governor over Jamia violence

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and discussed violence in Jamia Millia Islamia University.

  • 7:36 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Jamia Violence: Our students not involved, says University in statement

    Jamia Millia Islamia University has issued a statement saying that its students were not involved in the violence that erupted today.

  • 7:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Injured policemen being taken to hospital

    In the protests, several policemen have also been injured who are being taken to the hospital. 

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Students stuck in library of campus being brought out

    Students of the Jamia Millia University, who were stuck at the library because of the protests are being brought out of the campus. 

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Let's see what court decides, will clear our stand then: Uddhav Thackeray on CAA

    Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has said that he would clear his stand on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act after the court decides on the matter. 

  • 6:40 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Violence unacceptable, says Kejriwal after buses set on fire in south Delhi

    In the wake of violent protest against the amended citizenship law in south Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that no one should indulge in violence.

    "No one shud indulge in violence. Any kind of violence is unacceptable. Protests shud remain peaceful," Kejriwal tweeted.

  • 6:39 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Jamia University: Students deny role in violence, say unknown individuals responsible

    Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University denied that they were involved in violence and that some unknown individuals were responsible for acts such as burning of the bus.

  • 6:34 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Jamia University violence: Unknown masked men spotted in the crowd

    Unknown masked men were seen in the crowd during violence. These men were seen hurling stones at police as well.

  • 6:29 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Jamia Protests: Teargas shells used to contain the crowd

    Amid massive protests at the Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi, police is having to resort to teargas shells to contain the crowd

  • 6:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Massive protests underway at Jamia Millia Islamia University

    Heavy protests are underway at the Jamia Millia Islamia University regarding the new Citizenship Act. 

  • 6:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Entry, exit gates of Sukhdev Vihar metro station closed: DMRC

    As advised by Delhi Police, entry & exit gates of Sukhdev Vihar and gate no. 3 of Ashram have been closed. Trains will not be halting at Sukhdev Vihar: DMRC

  • 6:07 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Jamia students issues statement disassociating themselves from violence during Citizenship Act protest

    Group of Jamia Millia students issues statement disassociating themselves from violence during protest against Citizenship Act. 

  • 6:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Man held with Rs 1.02 cr foreign currency at IGI airport

    A Bangkok-bound passenger has been apprehended by CISF personnel at the international airport here for carrying foreign currency amounting to Rs 1.02 crore allegedly in an unauthorised manner, officials said on Sunday. 

  • 6:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Jharkhand election: AJSU chief Sudesh Mahato indicates openness to post-poll alliance with any party

    The AJSU Party, an erstwhile ally of the BJP in Jharkhand, indicated on Sunday that it is open to post-poll alliance with any party that fulfils its agenda of better and inclusive governance. For the AJSU Party, its mission of "abki baar, gaon ki sarkar" to make villages an intrinsic part of the governance delivery system is supreme, its chief Sudesh Mahato said.

  • 6:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Man shot dead in Uttarakahnd's Haldwani

    A man was shot dead in broad daylight in Haldwani of Nainital district, police said on Sunday.

  • 6:02 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Over 1,600 needy students given scholarships in Jalandhar

    Scholarships were distributed to over 1,600 needy students of different schools on Sunday by Shri Ram Navmi Utsav Committee, Jalandhar.

  • 5:44 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air India mulls launching Mumbai-London Stansted service

    Disinvestment-bound national carrier Air India is mulling launching a flight service to London Stansted from the country's financial capital, a senior airline official said. Air India currently operates a flight to Stansted from Amritsar. It also has operations to London Heathrow from Mumbai.

  • 5:31 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Willing to work with stakeholders to address India's concern on RCEP: Chinese Ambassador

    "Willing to work with stakeholders to address India's concern on RCEP", Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong said.

  • 5:30 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Protest against Citizenship Act turns violent in south Delhi

    Protest against Citizenship Act turns violent in south Delhi, agitators resort to arson, police use force.

  • 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mandatory to link PAN-Aadhaar by Dec 31: I-T Dept

    It is mandatory to link your PAN with Aadhaar by the end of this year, the Income Tax Department said in a public message on Sunday.

  • 5:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Light rain in eastern UP, dry weather in western parts

    Light rain occurred at isolated places over eastern Uttar Pradesh while the weather was dry over western parts of the state, the meteorological department said on Sunday.

  • 5:14 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Bus set ablaze near Jamia University amid Citizenship Act protest

    A bus was set ablaze near Jamia Millia Islamia University amid Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.

  • 4:53 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    AAI provides food to stranded passengers at Guwahati Railway Station

    Airports Authority of India in association with other organisations is providing food to stranded passengers at Guwahati Railway Station.

     

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Jamia students, locals protest against citizenship law

    Students of Jamia Millia Islamia and locals protested at Jamia Nagar in Delhi on Sunday against the amended Citizenship Act. Delhi Traffic Police tweeted that vehicle movement was closed from Okhla Underpass to Sarita Vihar due to the demonstration.

  • 4:40 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Severe cold grips J&K, Ladakh

    Severe cold wave conditions gripped Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh after the recent snowfall which forced the closure of the Srinagar-Jammu national highway for the fourth successive day on Sunday, officials said.

  • 4:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Double standards: Mayawati slams Congress for supporting Shiv Sena

    Bahujan Samaj Part (BSP) national president Mayawati on Sunday slammed the Congredd party for supporting Shiv Sena even though it supported the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and is opposing Rahul Gandhi's remark on Savarkar.

     

  • 3:45 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    CAB protest: Two more succumb to gunshot wounds in police firing in Assam

    Two more persons succumb to gunshot wounds in Guwahati; toll in police firing amid protests against citizenship law rises to 4, officials said. 

     

  • 3:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bengal govt shuts down internet in parts of state

    West Bengal government on Sunday suspended internet services in some parts of the state following continuing violence by protesters railing against the new citizenship law (CAA).

  • 2:47 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand Assembly polls: PM Modi addresses election rally in Dhumka

    With the ongoing Jharkhand Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing an election rally in Dumka.

    Highlights from PM's speech: 

    - Parliament did right by passing the Citizenship amendment bill 2019.

    - Congress can never work for well being of the nation, it can only do good with Gandhi family.

    - We can not expect Congress to do anything good for the nation. 

    - BJP is working to establish tourism in Jharkhand. 

    - More than 11 crores of toilets were constructed in one year. 

    - Under Ujjwala Yojana, over 33 lakh gas connections distributed to women.  

    - Under PMAY, the owns can decide how their houses must be built.  

    - Till 2022, everybody including Aadivasis will get their own pakka house. 

    - Under Jal Jeevan Mission, there won't be water scarcity anymore.  

    - The government is determined to tackle with water scarcity issue.  

    - Only 12-15 per cent of household in Jharkhand has the water pipeline connectivity.

    - Our high commands don't run by any remote control, it is run by the people and citizens of India. 

    - Adivasis children are deprived of education.

    - People of Northeast have rejected violent agitation and are now protesting peacefully against amended Citizenship Act.

    - Oppn built palaces for themselves and their families when in power; they are not worried about people's troubles.

    - BJP government's great initiatives like Ayushmann Bharat started on the soil of Jharkhand.  

  • 2:25 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    AASU protests to launch political party along with 'Shilpi Samaj'

    All Assam Students Union, which has been protesting the amended Citizenship Act, hints at launching political party along with 'Shilpi Samaj' (artists' forum). 

  • 2:23 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Air purifier sales see up to 60 percent spike on rising air pollution

    Leading air purifier makers witnessed up to 60 per cent jump in sales in the peak season, mainly October and November, this year, helped by growing pollution levels and steep rise in air quality index (AQI) in Delhi-NCR and northern region. Air purifier makers like Philips, Blueair, Panasonic, Eureka, Forbes, Sharp, Xiomi and Blue Star reported high double-digit jump in sales.

  • 2:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Shiv Sena is opposing all decisions and stopping work, says Devendra Fadnavis

    Former Maharashtra Chief Minister & BJP leader, Devendra Fadnavis in Nagpur said: "Earlier Shiv Sena was with us and all the decisions were taken together. Now, the same Shiv Sena is opposing all those decisions and stopping work."

    "The opposition will move a condemnation motion in the state assembly, over Rahul Gandhi's comments on Veer Savarkar," he added. 

  • 2:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CM Uddhav Thackeray meets PMC Bank depositors

    A delegation of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank depositors met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, at his residence Matoshree, today.

     

  • 2:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Two militants arrested in Manipur

    Two militants belonging to different banned outfits have been arrested in Manipur, police said on Sunday.

    A combined team of Manipur Police and Assam Rifles arrested the rebels from different parts of the state, a senior police officer said.

    One militant belonging to United National Liberation Front (UNLF) outfit was arrested from Ngairangbam village in Imphal West district on Friday.

    The other rebel of Manipur Naga People's Front (MNPF) outfit was apprehended from Mapao Khullen village in Kangpokpi district the same day, he added. 

  • 2:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Protest staged in Bengaluru over crimes against women

    Locals in Bengaluru protest over crimes against women in the country. 

  • 2:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    AASU hints at launching political party along with Shilpi Samaj

    All Assam Students Union, which has been protesting amended Citizenship Act, hints at launching political party along with 'Shilpi Samaj' (artists' forum).

  • 1:35 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PMC depositors protesting outside CM Uddhav Thackeray's residence

    Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank depositors protest outside Matoshree, the residence of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

  • 12:56 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    DCW Chief Swati Maliwal ends indefinite hunger strike

    13 days after she started an indefinite hunger strike on December 3, DCW Chief Swati Maliwal on Sunday ends it following her deteriorating health condition.

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Payal Rohatgi arrested for making controversial post on Jawaharlal Nehru

    Payal Rohatgi has been arrested for making a controversial post on Jawaharlal Nehru and Motilal nehru. 

  • 12:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Minimum temperatures hover close to normal at most places in Punjab, Haryana

    Minimum temperatures dropped slightly on Sunday but continued to hover close to or above normal limits at most places in Punjab and Haryana.

     

  • 12:21 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Uddhav, Sonia and Pawar sahab are mature people, they will make the right call, says Ajit Pawar

    Ajit Pawar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on being asked if Savarkar issue will affect 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' (NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena) alliance in Maharashtra said: "Uddhav ji, Sonia ji, and Pawar sahab are mature people, they will make the right call."

     

  • 12:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    6.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck Mindanao, Philippines at 06:11 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), today

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Anti-nationalism case should be filed against Rahul Gandhi, says Ranjeet Savarkar

    Ranjeet Savarkar, grandson of Veer Savarkar, said: "Anti-nationalism case should be filed against Rahul Gandhi. Savarkar never apologized to the Britishers."

    "Shiv Sena should be not be in the alliance with Congress," he added. 

  • 12:01 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PMC Bank depositors protest outside RBI office in Mumbai

    Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank depositors protest outside Reserve Bank of India (RBI) office in Mumbai.

  • 11:35 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Anti-CAA protests: Trains cancelled in Howrah-Kharagpur railway section of South Eastern Railway

    5 trains cancelled and 10 trains have been partially cancelled, in view of public agitation at different railway stations in Howrah-Kharagpur railway section of South Eastern Railway.

     

  • 11:33 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    NRC should be implemented across the country, says Giriraj Singh

    Union Minister Giriraj Singh said: "NRC (National Register of Citizens) should be implemented across the country, including Bihar & West Bengal."

     

  • 11:32 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Shiv Sena is still stuck with its original agenda, says Mayawati

  • 11:24 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    BJP MP Arjun Singh attacked in North 24 Parganas

    BJP MP Arjun Singh attacked in North 24 Parganas. 

  • 11:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Protest against Rahul Gandhi over his remark on Savarkar in Mumbai

    Protest against Rahul Gandhi over his remark on Savarkar in Mumbai. 

  • 10:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    DCW Chief Swati Maliwal put on IV (intravenous) at LNJP hospital

    Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal put on IV (intravenous) at LNJP hospital, after being on hunger strike for more than 10 days, demanding death penalty for convicts in rape cases within 6 months. 

     

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Tamil Nadu Government transfers investigation of IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef suicide case to CBI

    IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef suicide case: Tamil Nadu Government has transferred investigation into the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • 9:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    He started giving me life threats and now I've been suspended, says DSP BS Sekhon

    BS Sekhon, DSP Ludhiana alleges that State Minister BB Ashu is giving him life threats as DSP found irregularities by Ashu, during inquiry into a housing society case; says,“Minister wanted case to be shut. When I denied, he started giving me life threats and now I've been suspended”

    "It only gives a message that no policeman should take action if a Minister is found involved in a crime.If anything happens to me or my family,then the Minister&my dept will be responsible for it.But I'll fight till the end," he added. 

  • 9:33 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Nepal: 12 killed after bus accident in Sindhupalchok

    At least 12 persons dead after a bus carrying 40 passengers met with an accident in Sindhupalchok district, today. Search and rescue operation underway.

  • 9:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We are committed to protect all genuine Indian citizens, says Assam CM Sonowal

    Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal tweets, "We are committed to protect all genuine Indian citizens and the rights of the people of Assam".

     

  • 9:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    5 army personnel injured in road accident near Sonu

    5 army personnel were injured in road accident near Sonu village today morning. They have been admitted to the district hospital for medical treatment. 

     

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CAA row: Another protester succumbs to injuries in Guwahati

    Amid massive protests against the citizenship act, another protester dies in Guwahati. 

  • 7:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swati Maliwal's heath deteriorates

    Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief, Swati Maliwal who is on a hunger strike demanding death penalty for convicts in rape cases within 6 months, taken to LNJP hospital after she falls unconscious.

  • 6:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address public rally in Dumka

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally in Jharkhand's Dumka. 

  • 6:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall injures 1 as shoppers flee

    A shooting that wounded one man in a mall food court sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic Saturday. The Cobb County Police Department said the man was wounded at Cumberland Mall around 1 p.m. following an argument and that the shooting suspect ran away. The victim was taken to a hospital, where Cobb County Police spokeswoman Ofc. Sarah O’Hara said he was in surgery and “expected to survive his injuries.”