Shaheen Bagh drama: 'UN team' to 'Guinness record' (IANS Special)(5 minutes ago) By Rohan Agarwal New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A sinister game has come to light where messages containing fake information are used as a tool to woo people to Shaheen Bagh and turn them into a crowd. From a supposed visit by a United Nations team to claiming a Guinness world record or even an imaginary police crackdown on protesters, these messages have been weaponised by the organisers to boost the headcount at the site of anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh.
Andhra Assembly passes resolution for abolishing Council (2nd Lead)(5 minutes ago) Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) The Andhra Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution to abolish the state Legislative Council as the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government moved to do away with the upper house of the state legislature, considered as roadblock to pass vital Bills.
Congress party's Kerala unit forms disciplinary committee(27 minutes ago) Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) The "spare the rod and spoil the child" policy being practiced in the Congress party in Kerala is going to be a thing of the past, with the newly-named office bearers of the state unit deciding to constitute a disciplinary committee at its first meeting here on Monday.
Anti-CAA protests: Dave, Jaising deny receiving PFI funds(27 minutes ago) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Senior advocates Dushyant Dave and Indira Jaising have denied receiving any funds from the Popular Front of India in relation to protests against the newly-enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Muslim law based on Holy Koran, not legislation: AIMPLB(29 minutes ago) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has submitted in the Supreme Court that any person other than a member of a religious denomination should not be allowed to question the faith of that religious denomination.
Delhi polls: Cash, liquor, drugs worth Rs 38.64 cr seized(17:56) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Law enforcement agencies seized cash, liquor, drugs and narcotics, precious metals and freebies like laptops, cookers, and sarees, worth Rs 38.64 crore ahead of the Delhi Assembly election, the Election Commission said on Monday.
Doctor who saved many lives in B'desh liberation war, dead(17:42) Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) Famous surgeon and Padma Shri awardee Rathin Datta, 89, who played a pivotal role in the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war, died in Kolkata on Monday after a prolonged illness. He is survived by a son and a daughter.
Plea against magisterial order in Nirbhaya case dismissed(17:14) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A Delhi sessions court on Monday dismissed the application challenging recent magisterial order that rejected the plea questioning the credibility of the sole witness in the Nirbhaya gangrape and fatal assault case, claiming he was tutored and his statement was not credible.
Padma Row: What about Sonia? BJP hits back at Congress(16:32) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The BJP on Monday staunchly defended its decision to confer Padma award to singer Adnan Sami by claiming that Sonia Gandhi too should be subject of discussion if everyone has to be judged by his or her parents deeds.
Centre asks states to plug loopholes in criminal justice system(16:26) BY SUMIT KUMAR SINGH New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has directed police heads of the states and union territories to put an end to the abuse of the criminal justice system with respect to the testimonies of 'panchas' (witnesses) in recording a 'panchnama' (testimony document).
People get the government they deserve: Sachin Pilot(16:23) By Sukant Deepak Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) The Deputy Chief Minister of Rajastahan, Sachin Pilot feels that the ongoing protests against CAA are a culmination of several developments which have not found favour with the people. "Such a prolonged protest is not healthy. The government must talk to those who are agitating. But then, as they say, people get the government they deserve. After all, citizens voted them to power. Of course, they won't win the state elections in Delhi this time."
MP Congress disciplinary meeting after leaders scuffle(16:17) Bhopal, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress has taken a serious view of the altercation between two Madhya Pradesh party leaders at its district office in Indore where Chief Minister Kamal Nath was to arrive for a Republic Day event.
Kid with rare eye cancer treated at Delhi hospital(16:04) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Kaju, a 14-year-old kid from Chhapra, Bihar, was diagnosed with lymphoma eye cancer -- type of cancer that can affect the eye, has been successfully treated at a hospital here.
Rift in Uttrakhand Congress as MLA resigns from party post(16:02) Dehradun, Jan 27 (IANS) The crisis within the Congress deepened in Uttrakhand as sitting MLA from Dharchula resigned from his post of secretary of Uttrakhand Congress. He was appointed secretary on Saturday in the State committee.
Health Ministry accelerates efforts to keep nCoV at bay(15:55) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China with Wuhan being the epicentre of the disease, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has accelerated its efforts to prevent the disease from entering India.