Delhi violence: Cong urges President to sack Home Minister Amit Shah

New Delhi,  A Congress delegation, led by it's president Sonia Gandhi, on Thursday met President Ram Nath Kovind and presented him a memorandum on the Delhi violence, demanding sacking of Home Minister Amit Shah, for 'abdication of duty'. "Where was the Home Minister and wha

North-East Delhi violence: Death toll reaches 34

New Delhi,  The number of people who lost their lives in the clashes amidst demonstrations turning rogue at the North East Delhi, reached 34 on Thursday.
The deceased also included a head constable Ratan Lal and an Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer, whose body was recovered from a drai

Sitharaman in Guwahati for post-Budget consultations

Guwahati, Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman
is on a day-long visit to Guwahati today to hold discussions on the Union Budget 2020-21,
which presented in Parliament on February 1 last.
She was received by state Finance Minister Dr Himanta

Rahul, Priyanka question Justice Muralidhar’s transfer

New Delhi, Taking a dig at the Centre over the transfer of Delhi High Court Judge Justice S Muralidhar, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday stirred a fresh political controversy by remembering Justice BH Loya, who died in 2014. "Remembering the brave Judge Loya, who wasn&

PM Narendra Modi wishes BS Yeddiyurappa on his 78th birthday

Bengaluru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished Karnataka Chief Minister and veteran BJP leader BS Yediyurappa on his 78th birthday. Modi hailed Yediyurappa as a 'hardworking' Chief Minister and wished him long life and good health, while several state leaders flocked to h

CASO launched in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Security forces on Thursday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Shopian, official sources said. They said troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), CRPF and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint search at Aglar Zainpora,

COVID-19: 119 Indians on board quarantined cruise ship brought back from Japan

New Delhi,  A special Air India flight on Thursday brought 119 Indian nationals back, who were on-board the Diamond Princess Cruise ship docked off at Yokohama in Japan. The evacuees included 113 crew members and six passengers. "In line with India’s neighbourhood first policy and

CAA: Delhi HC asks cops to take suo motu action

New Delhi, Delhi High Court, after an urgent hearing, directed cops to take suo motu action in relation to violence case over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
After passing of the new citizenship law, widely perceived as anti-Muslim, communal violence was witnessed in northeast Delhi in

Shaheen Bagh: Apex Court no to expand ambit

New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned Delhi Police for not taking any action against people who made inflammatory remarks before communal violence broke out in North East Delhi, while hearing the petitions in connection with Shaheen Bagh matter."What happened is very, ver

CCEA okays creation of National Technical Textiles Mission with outlay of Rs 1,480 cr

New Delhi, The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to set up a National Technical Textiles Mission with a total outlay of Rs 1,480 crore, to position the country as a global leader in Technical Textiles.Union Minister