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Thursday, February 20

Woman raises pro-Pak slogans at anti-CAA stir in Bengaluru in the presence of AIMIM chief Owaisi

Bengaluru, Feb 20: Leaving the organisers of an event to protest against the CAA, NRC and NRP here red-faced, a young woman on Thursday raised "Pakistan Zindabad" slogan in the presence of AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, who denounced her action and

India strongly rejects China's objection to HM Amit Shah's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, Feb 20: India on Thursday strongly rejected China's objection to Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying any criticism of visits by Indian leaders to a state of the country does not stand to reason.

Wednesday, February 19

Flesh trade racket busted in Bengaluru: CCB raids spa in Koramangala; 6 women rescued

Bengaluru, Feb 19: Officers attached to the Central Crime Branch (CCB) in Bengaluru raided a spa centre in Koramangala area on Wednesday and rescued six women. According to reports, the owner of the Jack Salon And Wellness Spa in Koramangala has

7th Pay Commission: Good news on pension rules, as govt brings cheer to CG employees

New Delhi, Feb 19: A major decision was taken on the 7th Pay Commission by the Union Government following an important meeting. The meeting was with the Central Government employees whose recruitment was finalised before January 1 2004, but had joine....

Tuesday, February 18

Heart airlifted from Pune to Delhi, reaches hospital through green corridor

New Delhi, Feb 18: Heart harvested from a man in Pune was on Tuesday airlifted to Delhi and then transported to a hospital here through an 18-km green corridor, officials said. The surgery to transplant the donated heart of

Ahead of Donald Trump's visit, Gujarat govt reschedules Budget session

Ahmedabad, Feb 18: In view of US President Donald Trump's visit to Ahmedabad on February 24, the Gujarat government on Tuesday announced rescheduling of the Budget session of the state Legislative Assembly, which will now commence from February 26. &....

Monday, February 17

Congress leader Novjot Singh Siddu comes out of political exile, makes public appearance

Chandigarh, Feb 17: Days after Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu lived in a political exile after he resigned as a cabinet minister in July 2019, made a public appearance at an event in Amritsar on Sunday night. The Congress leader was

After four non-BJP states, now Telangana to pass anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

Hyderabad, Feb 17: The Telanagna government has decided to pass a resolution in the assembly against the Citizenship Amendment Act, joining the ranks of anti-CAA states. The Telangana government took the decision in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief....

Friday, February 14

AAP will fight all local bodies elections across India: Gopal Rai

New Delhi, Feb 14: Buoyed by its massive victory in the Delhi assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to contest all elections to local bodies across the country as part of an ambitious plan to expand its footprint

NCP chief Sharad Pawar faults Uddav Thackeray over transfer of Bhima-Koregaon case

Kolhapur, Feb 14: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Friday in his first criticism of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after the alliance government formed in Maharashtra in November last year, said that the CM has made a wrong....

Thursday, February 13

WB guv Jagdeep Dhankhar issues show cause notice to CBPBU VC for not inviting him to convocation

Kolkata, Feb 13: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Vice Chancellor of Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University (CBPBU) Debkumar Mukhopadhyay for not inviting him to the convocation of the educational instit....

Twitter blocked BJP account for speaking truth on liberals: K'taka BJP

Bengaluru, Feb 13: The Karnataka BJP has alleged that its Twitter handle was blocked for a few hours by social media giant Twitter for "speaking the truth about liberals." Party sources said on Thursday that it's twitter account was

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal flags off East-West Metro corridor in Kolkata today

Kolkata, Feb 13: The Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday flagged off the first phase of the East-West Metro corridor connecting Sector V with Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. The railway minister on his Twitter handle posted a

Centre renames 2 prominent institutes after Sushma Swaraj on the eve of her birth anniversary

New Delhi, Feb 14: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday announced to pay solemn tribute to the invaluable contribution of former External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj, by deciding to rename Delhi's Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra as Sus....

Wednesday, February 12

Kejriwal likely to take oath as Delhi CM for third time on Feb 16 at Ramlila Maidan

New Delhi, Feb 12: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi on February 16th at Ramlila Maidan, according to reports. Meanwhile, Kejriwal has called a meeting of the party's newly-elected MLAs at

AAP's focus on governance issues trumped BJP's polarisation bid: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, Feb 12: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday said Aam Aadmi Party's campaign designed around the works done by it won it a landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls while the BJP's "polarisation attempt" failed to click with voters of

Monday, February 10

Omar Abdullah’s sister challenges brother’s detention under PSA in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Feb 10: Omar Abdullah's sister has moved the Supreme Court challenging his detention under the Public Safety Act. It may be recalled that the government had slapped the PSA on Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, two former chief ministers of

Sabarimala: SC frames 7 issues to be heard by 9 Judge Bench

New Delhi, Feb 10: The Supreme Court has ordered that the Sabarimala review Bench reference on questions of religion to the larger Bench is correct. The court also framed seven issues for the nine judge Bench to hear. The

Sunday, February 09

Odisha: Man allows minor to ride bike without helmet, Rs 42,500 fine slapped

Bhubaneswar, Feb 08: The transport authority in Odisha's Bhadrak district has slapped a penalty of Rs 42,500 on a man for allowing a minor to ride his motorcycle, violating traffic rules under new motor vehicles law, officials said on Saturday. The

FIR against RaveenaTandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh for hurting religious sentiments on TV show

Nagpur, Feb 09: An FIR has been registered against film actor Raveena Tandon, director Farah Khan and television personality Bharti Singh in Mankapur police station in Nagpur for allegedly hurting sentiments of a community by using a religious term i....

Friday, February 07

Coronavirus: Venkaiah Naidu congratulates Air India team for evacuating over 600 Indians from Wuhan

New Delhi, Feb 07: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday congratulated the Air India team that evacuated around 600 Indians from Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. "Many compliments to the 34-member Team Air INDIA for flying into #co....

Mumbai cops arrest 2 people for rape, murder of woman in Santacruz

Mumbai, Feb 07: The Mumbai police arrested two people for allegedly raping and murdering a woman in Santacruz area of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Friday. A case also has been registered under relevant sections, further investigation is underway. In the re....

Wednesday, February 05

KKR denies financial dealing with Rose Valley Group apart from players' jersey

New Delhi, Feb 05: IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has denied any financial dealings with the controversial Rose Valley Group except for it being a sponsor of the side's official jerseys in 2012 and 2013. KKR issued the clarification after

My family has nothing to do with AAP: Shaheen Bagh shooter's father

New Delhi, Feb 05: The family of the man who fired shots at the Shaheen Bagh protest in Delhi last week has denied that he is linked to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), contradicting the Delhi police claims. "Neither me nor

Tuesday, February 04

No decision on nation wide NRC: Govt in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Feb 04: The government has informed the Lok Sabha that there is no decision on the NRC as yet. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home, Nithyanand Rai said that till

Rashid Engineer: The mainstream politician who helped establish a terror base and move funds

New Delhi, Feb 04: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question former J&K MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid for his links with self-styled Hizbul Mujahideen commander Naveed 'Babu', arrested along with suspended Jammu and Kashmir Police DSP Davinder ....

Monday, February 03

Rose Valley Scam: ED attaches Rs 70 cr assets of 3 firms, including one inked to SRK

Kolkata, Feb 03: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday has provisionally attached movable and immovable properties belonging to various entities individuals who received funds from Rose Valley Group and related entities having a value of Rs 70.1....

NIA to quiz former J&K MLA for links with Hizbul Mujahideen commander

Srinagar, Feb 03: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question former JK MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid for his links with self-styled Hizbul Mujahideen commander Naveed 'Babu', arrested along with suspended Jammu and Kashmir Police DSP Davinder Si....