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  • 11:28 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Maharahtra: Shooting training centres for cops to be set up in every district

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Saturday that the state government will set up shooting training centres for the police in every district.

  • 10:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal guv demands state education minister's apology for questioning presence of his wife in official events

    West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday objected to state education minister Partha Chatterjee's remarks questioning why he was accompanied by his wife to official functions and asked him to publicly apologise.

     

  • 10:46 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Kapil Sibal attacks PM Modi at CAA rally

    Congress Leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday lashed out at the BJP led government, saying it was propagating lies about the Citizenship Amendment Act and that the Prime Minister, instead of solving issues being faced by the country, talks and even "dreams" about Pakistan.

     

  • 10:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    2 arrested with elephant tusks, rhino bones in Bengal's Jalpaiguri

    Two persons were arrested with elephant tusks and rhino bones in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Saturday, officials said.

  • 10:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Goyal indicates customers to get compensation for delayed freight delivery

    Just like IRCTC which pays compensation for delays in its Tejas trains, railways' freight customers could soon be compensated for late arrival of their goods, Railway minister Piyush Goyal indicated on Saturday, demanding a commitment of timely delivery.

     

  • 10:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Those saying 'we won't show papers', will soon won't be able to show their faces: Dilip Ghosh

    BJP's West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh said on Saturday that civil society members who are saying that they won't show papers if the government asks for proof of citizenships, will soon shy away from showing their faces.

     

  • 9:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Woman spectator, children escape as bull vaults over them at event

    A woman spectator and her two children had a close shave while attending a bull-taming event in the district on Saturday when a bull vaulted over them as they were crossing its path.

  • 9:43 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    10 children die of mysterious disease in Udhampur, Central

    At least 10 children have died of a mysterious disease and six others taken ill in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Centre to deploy a team of medical experts to join the probe to ascertain the cause of deaths, a senior officer said on Saturday.

     

  • 9:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delegation of legislators, Assembly speakers from multiple states visit Ayodhya

    A delegation of legislators from different states, including Assembly speakers of six legislative assemblies, visited the temple town of Ayodhya on Saturday, officials said.

  • 9:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Congress releases list of 54 candidates out of 70 seats for Delhi Assembly elections

    Congress releases list of candidates for 54 out of 70 seats for upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Alka Lamba to contest from Chandni Chowk, Arvinder Singh Lovely from Gandhi Nagar and Adarsh Shastri from Dwarka.

     

  • 8:53 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Assam ministry expanded, CM allocates portfolios

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday expanded his ministry and allocated portfolios giving the charge of education to powerful minister
    Himanta Biswa Sarma in addition to the existing departments of finance, health, family welfare and PWD, a CMO spokesperson said.

  • 8:50 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Shabana Azmi shifted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai

    Actor Shabana Azmi, who was injured in a car accident near Kahalpur on Mumbai-Pune Expressway earlier today, has been shifted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai.

     

  • 8:21 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rahul urges Sitharaman to look into high GST on cochlear implant accessories

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagging high GST on accessories used in "cochlear implants".

  • 7:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Kejriwal demanded Rs 10 crore to award ticket for Dwarka constituency: Adarsh Shastri

    Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Adarsh Shastri, who joined Congress earlier in the day, has accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of selling off the ticket for the Dwarka assembly constituency for a whopping sum of Rs 10 crore.

  • 7:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    BJP's Dilip Ghosh stopped from visiting Nandigram to address pro-CAA rally

    BJP's West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh was stopped by police on Saturday from visiting Nandigram in Purba Medinipur district where he was scheduled to address a rally in support of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

     

  • 7:21 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    CG: Cache of explosives seized from Maoist hideout

    A cache of explosives was recovered from a Maoist hideout in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Saturday, police said.

  • 7:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    81.51 percent voter turnout in 1st phase of panchayat polls in Rajasthan

    The first phase of panchayat elections in Rajasthan has recorded a total voter turnout of 81.51 per cent, an official said on Saturday.

  • 7:14 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gandhi, Nehru, Manmohan favoured helping persecuted minorities in neighbouring countries: Nadda

    BJP working president J P Nadda on Saturday accused the Opposition of misleading people on the CAA and said Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Manmohan Singh supported the idea of helping religious minorities facing persecution in neighbouring countries.

  • 7:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    CBI arrests two conmen for posing as senior officers

    The CBI has arrested two persons for allegedly threatening and demanding bribe from a bank fraud case accused impersonating as senior officers of the agency by spoofing the landline number of the central agency, officials said.

     

  • 6:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    352 accidents on Mumbai-Pune expressway in 2019; 91 killed

    As many as 91 people lost their lives while 175 others were injured in the total 352 road accidents on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in the year 2019, as per the data prepared by the Maharashtra Highway Police.

  • 6:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Light rain in parts of UP

    Light to moderate rain and thundershower occurred at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, the meteorological department said.

  • 6:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    'No cash, no Paytm' posters at Shaheen Bagh

    In order to refute the allegations of being paid, the protesters at Shaheen Bagh have placed posters which read 'No cash, no Paytm'.

     

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

    Those opposing CAA, NPR should come together: Chidambaram

    Urging all parties opposing CAA and NPR to come together, the Congress on Saturday extended the olive branch to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and other leaders who skipped January 13 Delhi deliberations hoping they would turn up in some other meeting that might be convened on the twin issues.

  • 6:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Congress, DMK bury the hatchet; decide to fix issues internally

    After days of wrangling over seat allocation in local polls, the Congress and DMK on Saturday buried the hatchet and decided to address issues internally and avoid going public.

  • 5:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    SC, ST teachers of JNU allege discrimination by administration, urge Paswan to take up matter

    A delegation of JNU faculty members from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities on Saturday accused the university administration of discrimination against teachers and students from these underprivileged sections and requested Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan to take up the matter with the government.

  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate BRI as Xi, Suu Kyi meet despite Rohingya backlash

    China and Myanmar on Saturday inked 33 deals aimed at speeding up key infrastructure projects to provide Beijing a stepping stone to the Indian Ocean after a meeting between President Xi Jinping and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, as the Communist nation ramped up support to cement its hold over the Southeast Asian country under fire for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims.

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

    AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri joins Congress

    AAP's Dwarka MLA in the outgoing assembly Adarsh Shastri on Saturday joined the Congress at the party's Delhi unit office in presence of state president Subhash Chopra and AICC incharge PC Chacko.

    Shastri quit the AAP after it denied him ticket to seek re-election from Dwarka constituency. He is expected to be fielded from the seat by his new party to contest the February 8 polls.

     

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

    Rs 5.38 lakh cr needed for primary healthcare: Govt

    Projecting a Rs 5.38 lakh crore requirement over the next five years for providing primary healthcare, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said it will help deal with 90 percent of the healthcare demands.

  • 5:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Man arrested for raping four minor daughters in Kerala

    A 47-year-old man was arrested by the Kerala police on Saturday for allegedly raping his four minor daughters.

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Goa: MGP leader's kin refuse to accept body, demand arrests

    Relatives of MGP leader Prakash Naik, who allegedly committed suicide, said on Saturday that they would not accept his body until the two men he had named in a WhatsApp message before his death were arrested.

  • 5:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Charred body of woman found in UP's Bijnor

    The charred body of a 28-year-old woman was found at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said on Saturday.

  • 5:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Shabana Azmi gets injured as car rams into a truck

    Veteran actress Shabana Azmi's car rammed into a truck at Bombay-Pune Highway. The veteran actress has been grievously injured in the accident, that took place at around 4 PM on Saturday. She was along with her husband Javed Akhtar, who escaped unhurt. More details are awaited.

     

  • 4:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Pakistani refugees reach BJP headquarters to thank PM Modi, Shah for CAA implementation

    Pakistani refugees, who have been living in Haryana & Delhi, reach BJP headquarters to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and party's working president JP Nadda for implementation of CAA.

     

  • 4:42 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Dense fog hits Taj city

    Dense fog hit the Taj city on Saturday after two days of heavy showers. 

  • 4:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Pak violates LoC ceasefire twice in J&K

    Pakistan carried out ceasefire violation twice on Saturday by firing with heavy arms across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army said.

    The Army said Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Mendhar sector in Poonch district from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Pakistani troops again started firing across the Line of Control in Nowshera Sector in Rajouri district.

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

    RSS has no connection with politics, works for 130 crore Indians: Mohan Bhagwat

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said his organisation has no connection with politics and it works only to uplift the moral, cultural and human values of the country.

  • 4:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air India's Indore-Dubai flight affected due to runway repair work at Indore airport

    Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director of Air India: Due to runway repair work at Indore airport, the Indore-Dubai flight is affected. Air India in consultation with the Airport Authority of India, is taking necessary steps to ensure the continuance of this flight.

     

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MP: Congress MLA stages sit-in protest on Assembly complex

    A Congress MLA from Madhya Pradesh on Saturday staged a sit-in protest on the premises of the Legislative Assembly in Bhopal against "non-fulfillment" of promises by the state government, which is headed by his party.

  • 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Helmets for pillion riders mandatory in Odisha: Minister

    Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Saturday said that wearing helmets will be mandatory for pillion riders in the state.

     

  • 4:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Uttarakhand CM meets PM Modi today

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today.

  • 4:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Veteran Cong leader Ratan Lal Tambi passes away

    Veteran Congress leader and former Rajasthan minister Ratan Lal Tambi died at SMS Hospital here late on Friday night after prolonged illness, a party spokesperson said.

  • 3:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rape convict attacks journalists at Delhi Court

    One of the two convicts in 2013 kidnapping and rape case of a 5-year-old girl in Gandhi Nagar, attacked journalists and tried to snatch their mobile phones also, while coming out from the court after hearing. 

  • 3:40 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    No other way than implementing citizenship law: Kerala Governor

    Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Saturday said the amended citizenship law was a subject of the Union List and not a state subject and it will have to be implemented by states.

     

  • 3:39 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Protesters release black balloons ahead of Amit Shah's Hubballi visit

    Ahead of BJP National President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to the city, a group of protesters raised "Go Back Amit Shah" slogans in Bengaluru and released black balloons in the air on Saturday.

     

  • 3:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Police are taking me to an unknown destination from Belgaum Airport: Sanjay Raut

    Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut: Policemen are escorting me and are taking me to an unknown destination from Belgaum Airport. 

  • 2:56 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Mendhar sector

    Pakistan violated ceasefire along LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch district from 1230 hours to 1315 hours today. Indian Army retaliated.

  • 2:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Voice and SMS facilities shall be restored on all local prepaid sim cards across J&K

    Jammu & Kashmir Principal Secretary, Rohit Kansal said: "After a careful review, the competent authority has ordered today that voice & SMS facilities shall be restored on all local prepaid sim cards across J&K."

  • 1:48 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CBI is conducting searches today at the premises of the accused in Delhi, Ghaziabad and Gurugram, in connection with a case related to allegations of various irregularities in the evaluation of OMR sheets in examination for recruitment of constables in Border Security Force (BSF)

     

  • 1:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Flight carrying three Union Ministers diverted to Srinagar from Jammu due to bad weather

    Flight carrying three Union Ministers, Dr.Jitendra Singh,Ashwini Choubey and Arjun Ram Meghwal diverted to Srinagar from Jammu due to bad weather. Their visit is aimed at discussion of policies regarding the development of J&K post abrogation of article-370.

     

  • 1:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Suspended J&K Police Deputy SP Davinder Singh to be brought to Delhi for interrogation

    Suspended J&K Police Deputy SP Davinder Singh to be brought to Delhi by National Investigation Agency (NIA) for interrogation

  • 12:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Ranjeet Kumar Dass reappointed Bharatiya Janata Party's Assam unit President

    Ranjeet Kumar Dass reappointed Bharatiya Janata Party's Assam unit President

  • 12:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Southern Army Commander Lt General SK Saini to take over as new Vice Chief of Army Staff on January 25

    Southern Army Commander Lt General SK Saini to take over as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff on January 25. This is also the first order of a senior military appointment issued through the Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat.

     

  • 12:11 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Idea of university reflects what we want to achieve as society, says CJI Bobde

    CJI SA Bobde in Nagpur said: "Universities are not about brick and mortar only. Certainly, universities are not supposed to function like an assembly line production unit. Most importantly, the idea of a university reflects what we want to achieve as a society."

  • 12:06 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    J&K administration releases four more political leaders from house arrest

    J&K administration had released four more political leaders from house arrest yesterday evening.Nazir Gurezi of NC, Abdul Haq Khan of PDP, Mohd Abbas Wani of People's Conference& Abdul Rashid of Congress.They were under house arrest since 5 August(abrogation of article 370), 2019.

  • 11:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad bail modification matter adjourned till January 21

    Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad bail modification matter adjourned till January 21 by Delhi Court.

  • 11:04 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress Election Committee meeting underway for upcoming Delhi Assembly Polls

    Congress Election Committee meeting underway for upcoming Delhi Assembly Polls. 

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress workers from Patel Nagar and Karawal Nagar constituencies protest outside Sonia Gandhi's residence

    Congress workers from Patel Nagar and Karawal Nagar constituencies protest outside Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi's residence over ticket distribution.

  • 10:37 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Intellectuals opposing CAA are spineless, devils and parasites: West Bengal BJP Chief

    While addressing a public meet in Howrah, West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said, "The intellectuals who are opposing the Citizenship amendment act are spineless, they are devils and parasites."

  • 10:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Body of woman found in field in Arrah with gunshot wounds in head

    Body of a woman found in a field in Arrah with gunshot wounds in the head. Police at the spot.

  • 9:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal's ministry expanded with induction of two new ministers

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal's ministry expanded with induction of two new ministers.

  • 9:35 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Whole country wants the convicts to be executed, says Asha Devi on Indira Jaising's statement

    Asha Devi on senior lawyer Indira Jaising's statement 'follow Sonia Gandhi's example and forgive convicts' said: "Who is Indira Jaising to give me such a suggestion? Whole country wants the convicts to be executed. Just because of people like her, justice is not done with rape victims."

    "Can't believe how Indira Jaising even dared to suggest such thing. I met her many times over the years in Supreme Court,not once she asked for my wellbeing and today she is speaking for convicts.Such ppl earn livelihood by supporting rapists,hence rape incidents don't stop," she added. 

  • 9:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    If Bhagwat ji wants to forcefully do vasectomies then let Modiji make such law, says NCP leader Nawab Malik

    NCP leader Nawab Malik said: "Mohan Bhagwat ji wants a two-child law. He maybe doesn't know that Maharashtra already has several laws on this and many other states also.Still, if Bhagwat ji wants to forcefully do vasectomies then let Modiji make such a law.We saw in the past what happened with this."
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  • 9:12 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    A layer of fog engulfs the national capital; visuals from India Gate

    A layer of fog engulfs the national capital; visuals from India Gate.

  • 9:11 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Nirbhaya case: Bar Council of Delhi issues notice to AP Singh

    Bar Council of Delhi issued notice to AP Singh, counsel for three Nirbhaya convicts and sought his reply in 2 weeks in view of HC order in the case. Recently, Delhi HC asked BCD to take action and also imposed Rs 25000 fine on Singh, who allegedly didn't appear before Court despite communication

  • 8:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Minor girl allegedly gangraped in Mathura

    A minor girl allegedly gangraped in Surir area. A Dubey,Circle Officer says 'A case is being filed on the basis of a complaint by victim's father. The victim has been sent for a medical examination, the accused will be arrested soon.'

  • 6:28 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Supreme Leader of Iran should be very careful with his words: Donald Trump

    US President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted, "The so-called “Supreme Leader” of Iran, who has not been so Supreme lately, had some nasty things to say about the United States and Europe. Their economy is crashing, and their people are suffering. He should be very careful with his words."

  • 6:21 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India, Iran need to work together to expedite Chabahar Port: Iranian Foreign Minister

    India and Iran need to work together on the procurement of equipment for the construction of Chabahar Port as well as the rail network connecting the Iranian port city to Zahedan, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said here on Friday.

    Responding to a question, Zarif said that the problem in the progress of the project is that India has found difficulty in procuring the necessary equipment for the port in spite of the US exemptions.