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Updated on Apr 16, 2022 10:13 PM IST
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Apr 16, 2022 10:13 PM IST
High alert declared in UP after clashes in Delhi
In view of the incident in Delhi, we’ve directed field officers to patrol and deploy sufficient force in sensitive areas as well as in areas adjoining Delhi. Strict action to be taken against anti-social elements. We’re sharing real-time info with Delhi Police: Prashant Kumar,ADG, Law and Order, UP
Apr 16, 2022 09:19 PM IST
Delhi clashes: Amit Shah speaks to Delhi top cop
Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Delhi Police commissioner and Special Commissioner (Law and Order) over the Jahangirpuri incident and asked them to maintain law and order: Reports
Apr 16, 2022 08:31 PM IST
Delhi’s daily Covid-19 cases rise to 461
Delhi reports 461 new Covid-19 cases, two deaths; positivity rate jumps to 5.33% in last 24 hours.
Apr 16, 2022 08:20 PM IST
Clash breaks out in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri during religious procession
Clashes break out during in Hanuman Jayanti procession in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri. All officers are on the ground and situation is under control
Apr 16, 2022 07:21 PM IST
NIA files supplementary charge sheet against ISIS recruiters
National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed a supplementary charge sheet in a special court in Bengaluru against three ISIS recruiters on charges of radicalising and recruiting gullible Muslim youth into fold of ISIS through the “Quran Circle” group: Statement
Apr 16, 2022 06:25 PM IST
Prashant Kishor to join Congress in coming days: Report
Election strategist Prashant Kishor will be joining Congress in the coming days but has not asked for any specific post in the party: Reports
Apr 16, 2022 05:46 PM IST
Political parties issue statement against recent communal violence
Leaders of as many as 13 opposition parties, including Congress, issue joint statement condemning recent incidents of communal violence in the country.
Apr 16, 2022 05:06 PM IST
JP Nadda on 2-day Karnataka visit for tomorrow
BJP national president JP Nadda to undertake a two-day visit to Karnataka from April 17th, will take part in various important programs and visit many historically famous temples.
Apr 16, 2022 04:50 PM IST
Ex-Amnesty India chief can leave India: Delhi court
Ex-Amesty India chair Aakar Patel free to fly abroad, Delhi court upholds ACMM order which had quashed the LOC against Patel. However the court has set aside the bit where the CBI, Director was asked to tender an apology: Tanveer Ahmed Mir, Patel’s lawyer
Apr 16, 2022 04:30 PM IST
‘Prashant Kishor gave presentation on 2024 LS polls’
Prashant Kishor has given a detailed presentation on 2024 polls strategy to the Congress chief. The plan presented by him will be looked after by a group set up by Cong chief and the group will submit report within a week time to party chief for a final decision: KC Venugopal, Congress
Apr 16, 2022 03:20 PM IST
Meeting at Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence ends
Meeting at Congress president Sonia Gandhi, attended by among others, Prashant Kishor, ends after almost four hours.
Apr 16, 2022 02:19 PM IST
There is peace in Khargone: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
There is peace in Khargone. 10 houses were completely damaged in the vandalisation by rioters. Those houses will be rebuilt with govt support. 70 houses were partially damaged, they will be repaired with govt help. Injured will be provided free treatment: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister, Madhya Pradesh
Apr 16, 2022 01:50 PM IST
PPP’s Raja Pervaiz Ashraf elected as National Assembly speaker: Report
Raja Pervaiz Ashraf of the Pakistan Peoples Party has been elected as National Assembly speaker, reported ANI citing local media.
Apr 16, 2022 12:54 PM IST
No increase in electricity tariff for industrial consumers: Mann
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann said there will be no increase in electricity tariff for industrial consumers while free power to the farming community will continue.
Apr 16, 2022 11:12 AM IST
PM Modi to unveil a 108 ft statue of Lord Hanuman in Morbi, Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to unveil a 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman in Morbi, Gujarat through video conferencing, on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.
This statue is the second of the four statues being set up in four directions across the country, as part of Hanumanji Char Dham project.
Apr 16, 2022 10:31 AM IST
Two people die in rush during MaduraiChithirai Festival 2022
Two people died in the rush during the entry of Lord Kallazhagar into the Vaigai River as part of the Madurai Chithirai Festival, reported ANI quoting Madurai Government Hospital Dean A Rathinavel.
Apr 16, 2022 10:02 AM IST
Five members of a family murdered in UP
Five members of a family were murdered in Khagalpur village of Nawabganj Police Station area, reported news agency ANI citing Prayagraj Police.
Apr 16, 2022 08:56 AM IST
Security forces foil terror plot by recovering an IED on Rajouri Gurdan road: Police
Security forces in Rajouri have foiled a terror plot by recovering an Improvised Explosive Devise on Rajouri Gurdan road, reported news agency ANI quoting SSP Rajouri.
Apr 16, 2022 08:34 AM IST
India reports 975 fresh Covid infections, 4 deaths
India recorded a marginal uptick in daily Covid cases with 975 fresh infections and four related deaths.
Apr 16, 2022 07:41 AM IST
Restoration work of derailed Dadar-Puducherry Express underway
Restoration work of the derailed Dadar-Puducherry Express is underway near Matunga Station in Mumbai. Fast line traffic will be diverted to the slow corridor between Byculla and Matunga stations till the restoration work continues.
Apr 16, 2022 06:59 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami to visit Delhi today
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will visit Delhi today and, later in the day, will participate in ‘Ayodhya Parv-2022’ organized by Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti at Raj Ghat.
Eshwarappa shares picture with seers in bid to show strength
The delegation of seers from Chitradurga was seen felicitating the embattled former Karnataka minister Eshwarappa who faces accusations of corruption and abetting the alleged suicide of Santosh Patil, a Belagavi-based contractor.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:40 AM IST
, BengaluruSharan Poovanna
2 die in stampede during Madurai Chithirai festival
Chithirai festival, coinciding with Pournami, is observed two days after the celestial wedding of Goddess Meenakshi with Lord Sundereshwarar on April 14, marking the 10th day festival at the Vaigai river bank.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 12:39 AM IST
, ChennaiPress Trust of India
Farmers given 100k free power connections: Tamil Nadu CM
AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam called upon Tamil Nadu chief minister to provide solatium to the family of a farmer from Dharmapuri who allegedly died by suicide fearing his lands would be acquired for the Kochi-Kuttanadu-Mangaluru-Bengaluru (KKMB) project that cuts across seven western districts in the state
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:39 AM IST
, ChennaiPress Trust of India
Realtor, mother die by suicide in Telangana, note blames a local leader, 6 others
The man, a real estate businessman, blamed some local political leaders and others for the suicide, Telangana police said.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:39 AM IST
, HyderabadPress Trust of India
Day after SDPI worker’s murder, RSS leader hacked to death in Palakkad
The incident occurred less than 24 hours after a Popular Front of India (PFI) leader was killed in a village near Palakkad, Kerala, allegedly by the BJP.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:38 AM IST
, PalakkadPress Trust of India
Govt to finalise 5 urban planning reform schemes for states
The urban development reform schemes include modernisation of building bye-laws, transit-oriented development (TOD), allowing transferable development rights (TDR), preparation of local area plans and town planning schemes, creation of sponge cities by integrating blue and green infrastructure
Published on Apr 17, 2022 12:22 AM IST
, New DelhiRisha Chitlangia
5 of family found dead in Prayagraj, murder-suicide suspected
Police said the bodies of the 38-year-old woman and her three daughters (aged 14, 10 and eight) were found with their throats slit open in the bedroom, while the 42-year-old man was found hanging from a noose in the courtyard of the house
Published on Apr 17, 2022 12:18 AM IST
Part of propoganda, say security forces on Maoist accusation of drone strikes
In April 2021 also, the Maoists claimed that security forces used drones to carry out strikes at armed units but the accusation was rubbished by the Chhattisgarh Police.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 12:16 AM IST
Module trying to create sleeper cells for al-Qaeda busted: NIA
A senior officer familiar with the probe said Ansar al Islam sent Saiful Islam, a resident of Narayanganj in Bangladesh, to India in September 2019 for creating a network here
Published on Apr 17, 2022 12:13 AM IST
Centre asks states to create diverse public health cadre
The health ministry has proposed four verticals — specialist cadre, public health cadre, health management cadre, and teaching cadre — at the state, district and block levels
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 01:10 AM IST
Cop shot, 7 injured as groups clash in Delhi
The incident took place when a procession of 350-400 people to mark Hanuman Jayanti was crossing Jahangirpuri’s C block, where a scuffle first broke out and then escalated into stone pelting, eyewitnesses and police officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity said.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:23 AM IST
Political parties in Tripura prep to contest bypolls in 4 assembly seats
The by-polls in these seats have been necessitated after the death of veteran CPM legislator of Yubrajnagar constituency and former assembly speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath this February and the defection of three BJP legislators to Congress and TMC.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:07 AM IST
Aakar Patel free to fly out ofcountry: Delhi court
The court, however, set aside the order in which the CBI director was directed to give a written apology to Aakar Patel, acknowledging the lapse on the part of his subordinates.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:46 AM IST
EC seeks reply from Jharkhand govt over charges against CM Hemant Soren
The ECI has written to Jharkhand chief secretary Sukhdev Singh seeking ‘authentication’ of the documents related to the granting of mining lease to the chief minister, a top official said, requesting anonymity.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 12:43 AM IST