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Nationwide bandh supporters block visiti

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A Nobel Laureate, who is visiting Kerala as a guest of the state, was left stranded in a houseboat for hours owing to the nationwide bandh (strike) on Wednesday.

09-Jan-2020
15 foreign envoys visit J&K: MEA

New Delhi/ IBNS: A group of 15 Foreign Envoys based in New Delhi are on a two-day visit to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on 9-10 Jan, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

09-Jan-2020
BJP veteran M M Joshi demands ouster of

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI/IBNS): Amid ongoing violence and raging controversy related to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), BJP veteran and former HRD Minister Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday demanded that the varsity Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar is not implementing the ''government proposal'' on fees and thus should be removed.

09-Jan-2020
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria visits e

New Delhi/IBNS: The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC undertook a two day visit to Air Force Stations in Eastern Air Command (EAC).

09-Jan-2020
Neither BJP nor government has given any

New Delhi/ IBNS: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said neither the BJP nor the government has given any call to boycott Deepika Padukone starrer Chapaak.

09-Jan-2020
Confiscated crackers explode at Naihati

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: Plumes of smoke billowed from the banks of the Ganges at Naihati in North 24 Parganas as police started defusing confiscated crackers on Thursday.

09-Jan-2020
PM Modi meets various groups in pre-budg

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met various stakeholders as part of the pre-budget exercise and called for a focussed effort from all stakeholders in order to achieve the target of 5 trillion dollar economy in India.

09-Jan-2020
Never lobbied for post: Congress leader

Bengaluru/UNI: Former minister and senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is seen as a frontrunner for the post of KPCC President, on Thursday said that he has never lobbied for the post.

09-Jan-2020
Nankana Sahib attack on Sikhs should wor

New Delhi/UNI: India on Thursday said that the Nankana Sahib attack on Sikhs and murder of a member from that 'minority' community should work as 'mirror' for Pakistan and its Prime Minister Imran Khan.

09-Jan-2020
JNU students refuse to stop march toward

New Delhi/IBNS: Refusing to stop their march towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students clashed with Delhi police at Shastri Bhavan here on Thursday, media reports said.

09-Jan-2020
DMK, allies stage walk out of Tamil Nadu

Chennai/UNI: The Opposition DMK and its allies on Thursday staged a walk out from the Tamil Nadu after Speaker P Dhanapal refused permission for them to raise their demand for a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

09-Jan-2020
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Varanasi

Varanasi/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be reaching Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency here for three hours on Friday to meet the victims of the CAA protest.

09-Jan-2020
Delhi Police did not stop JNU violence o

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has blamed the Centre for the police inaction during the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University on January 5 last, an India Today report said.

09-Jan-2020
Akhilesh Yadav meets family members of C

Kanpur/UNI: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday met the family members of the deceased who was killed in the violence during the CAA protest here on December 20.

09-Jan-2020
Punjab cabinet decides on Special Sessio

Chandigarh/UNI: The Punjab Assembly will hold a Special Session on January 16-17 for ratification of the Constitution (126th Amendment) Bill 2019, for extending SC/ST quota, excluding ango-Indians, in the House by another 10 years and to take up any other important business.

09-Jan-2020
Special screening of 'Chhapaak' movie in

Chandigarh/UNI: Women and Child Development and Social Security department of Punjab government will screen "Chapaak" movie on Jan 11 in Zirakpur for acid-attack victims.

09-Jan-2020
EU ambassadors not part of foreign deleg

New Delhi/IBNS: Rubbishing the claim that the European Union (EU) members do not want a "guided tour" to Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said the EU ambassadors faced constraints of number as they wanted to travel in a group.

09-Jan-2020
31 SFI members of Jadavpur University qu

Kolkata/IBNS: While there is a wave of sympathy and solidarity with the Left students in JNU after a violent attack on them, in Kolkata's hotbed of student politics, the Jadavpur University campus, the Student Federation of India (SFI) is jolted by the demons of sexual abuse charges and alleged inaction.

09-Jan-2020
Several opposition leaders join JNUSU p

New Delhi/IBNS: Left leaders Sitaram Yechury, Brinda Karat and D Raja, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and Congress leader Mukul Wasnik joined the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union’s(JNUSU) protest march against the violent attack on the JNU campus to the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The protesters are also demanding the removal of Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar.

09-Jan-2020
Nirbhaya gangrape case convict files cur

New Delhi/IBNS: One of the four convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case on Thursday filed a curative plea before the Supreme Court, media reports said.

09-Jan-2020
Will fight CAA, NRC alone, says Mamata B

Kolkata/IBNS: Splitting an apparent Opposition unity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she will fight against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) alone.

09-Jan-2020
16 envoys including US Ambassador reach

Srinagar/IBNS: Sixteen envoys from different countries including the United States reached Jammu and Kashmir for a two-day visit to the valley beginning on Thursday at the government's invitation.

09-Jan-2020
Fire breaks out in Noida hospital, no re

Noida/IBNS: A fire broke out at a hospital in Noida near Delhi on Thursday morning, media reports said.

09-Jan-2020
Yashwant Sinha flags off 3000-km Gandhi

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Thursday flagged off his 3000-km Gandhi Shanti Yatra to push for the scrapping of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, here.

09-Jan-2020
16 envoys including US Ambassador to vis

New Delhi/Srinagar/IBNS: Sixteen envoys from different countries including the United States will be on a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir beginning on Thursday at the government's invitation.

09-Jan-2020
BJP wrests Dhule Zilla Parishad from NCP

Dhule/UNI: In yet another blow to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi combine in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) captured 39 seats out of total 56 in election to the Zilla Parishad here on Wednesday.

08-Jan-2020
NIA files charge-sheet against 11 accuse

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday filed a charge-sheet against 11 accused persons in Ansarullah terror module case at a Special NIA Court in Chennai, an official statement said. All were  arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit, "Ansarullah."

 

08-Jan-2020
Cabinet approves ratification of Migrati

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the ratification of Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement between India and France.

08-Jan-2020
Cabinet apprised on amendments to Motor

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been apprised of information about the amendments moved to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 as passed by the Rajya Sabha.

08-Jan-2020
PM Modi will not visit Assam to inaugura

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid ongoing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not visit the state to inaugurate the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 in Guwahati on Jan 10, media reports said.

08-Jan-2020
BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta claims to have be

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta on Wednesday claimed that he had been locked into a room due to mob attack while he was addressing a meeting at Visva Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan.

08-Jan-2020
Bharat Bandh: Violence erupts in West Be

Kolkata/ IBNS: The 24-hour Bharat Bandh (nationwide strike) called by ten Central Trade Unions (CTU) to protest against the Narendra Modi government's "anti-people policies" turned ugly in West Bengal's Malda town where two police vehicles were torched by a mob and the cops faced stone pelting.

08-Jan-2020
General strike evokes mixed response in

Patna/UNI: The General Strike called by Central Trade Unions (CTUs) to protest 'anti-labour and anti-poor policies being pursued by the Narendra Modi government' on Wednesday evoked partial response in Bihar as left parties workers and those associated with Unions tried to paralyse traffic flow and train services while some business establishments also remained closed.

08-Jan-2020
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understan

New York/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Narendra Modi, has been apprised of the Agreement on cooperation in polar science between Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India and Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden.

08-Jan-2020
Cabinet approves agreement between India

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for an Agreement between Government of the Republic of India and Government of Mongolia on Cooperation in the Exploration and Uses of Outer Space for Peaceful and Civilian Purposes.

08-Jan-2020
Delhi Assembly polls: Mayawati's BSP set

Lucknow/UNI: Bahujan Samaj Party of Uttar Pradesh is all set to contest on all 70 seats in the February 8 New Delhi Assembly polls, while the Samajwadi Party has decide to give it a skip.

08-Jan-2020
CAA controversy in apex court

New Delhi/UNI: Centre on Wednesday pleaded to the Supreme Court to transfer to itself all the petitions pending in various state High Courts on constitution validity of Citizenship Amendment Act which has ignited a heated controversy.

08-Jan-2020
Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim hangs self in

Lucknow/UNI: A 21-year-old rape victim hanged self from ceiling of her room in Barabanki district, a report said on Wednesday.

08-Jan-2020
Anyone can express their opinion: Javade

New Delhi/IBNS: Reacting to Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone's decision to visit violence-hit Jawaharlal Nehru University, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said anyone can go anywhere and express their opinion.

08-Jan-2020
Delhi University students protest agains

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi University students, including those from the prestigious St Stephens College and Delhi School of Economics, on Wednesday protested against the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University campus that took place on Sunday evening leaving over 30 students and faculty members injured.

08-Jan-2020
Local polls: Congress surges ahead in Na

Nagpur/UNI:  The Congress has shown good performance in Zilla Parishad (ZP) and Panchayat Samiti (PS) election in the district by winning 10 seats so far.

08-Jan-2020
Uttar Pradesh: 23 teachers with fake doc

Etawah/UNI/UNI: As many as 23 teachers, who are working in the schools of the Basic Education Department, have been dismissed while 26 others are still facing an intensive probe against them in this district of Uttar Pradesh.

08-Jan-2020
Mamata claims CPI-M resorting to violenc

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the CPI-M of resorting to violence to enforce the shutdown, saying the Kerala unit of the CPI-M was better than its counterpart in West Bengal.

08-Jan-2020
CPI-M leader Sujan Chakraborty detained

Kolkata/UNI: CPI-M legislator Sujan Chakraborty was on Wednesday detained from Jadavpur for disrupting traffic while leading a procession in support of 24-strike.

08-Jan-2020
80 'American terrorists' killed in missi

Washington/IBNS: At least 80 "American terrorists" were killed in the missile strikes on two United States bases in Iran by Iraq, Iranian state media said.

08-Jan-2020
Trade Unions' Bharat Bandh hits road, ra

Kolkata/IBNS: The 24-hour Bharat Bandh (nationwide strike) called by ten Central Trade Unions (CTU) to protest against the Narendra Modi government's "anti-people policies" have hit road and railway traffic in parts of West Bengal, media reports said.

08-Jan-2020
Puducherry: Bandh affects normal lifeĀ 

Puducherry/UNI: Normal life was affected here following a 12 hour bandh called by the trade unions ,which evoked a near total response on Wednesday.

08-Jan-2020
Kolkata marks 9% decrease in accident de

Kolkata/UNI: For the fourth successive year since the West Bengal Government launched the ‘Safe Drive Save Life’ campaign, Kolkata Police has brought good news for the residents.

08-Jan-2020
Avoid non-essential travels: India issue

New Delhi/IBNS: After the two Iraqi military bases hosting U.S. military and coalition personnel were fired by Iran, the Indian government on Wednesday issued a travel advisory for Iraq and asked people to avoid non-essential travels to the country.

08-Jan-2020
Bharat Bandh: Railway tracks blocked in

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: The 24 hours national strike called by ten trade unions started from 6 am morning as protesters were seen blocking rail tracks in West Bengal on Wednesday.

08-Jan-2020
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