Gang-rape victim, parents consume poison outside SSP office over alleged police inaction

24th December 2019

A gang-rape survivor along with her parents consumed poison outside the office of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Varanasi on Monday alleging police inaction. However, SSP Prabhakar Chaudhary refuted allegations of “police inaction” and said that two people have been arrested in the rape case. “We recovered a note saying Sections have been reduced. The […]

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Assam: Christmas preparations in full swing amid CAA protests

24th December 2019

Christmas preparations are in full swing as Guwahati is blooming with lights and decorations while India continues to witness mass protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in different parts of the country. “We have done some preparations for Christmas but of course it has been affected due to the protests against the Amended Citizenship […]

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SC to hear NRC case on Jan 6 The Supreme Court will resume hearing on the NRC case on January 6 next year.

24th December 2019

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and comprising Justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant will hear a clutch of petitions filed by the All Assam Minority Students Union (AAMSU) and Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind. The main petitioner Assam Public Works (APW) has filed an application for 100 per cent sample verification of the […]

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Bumrah, Dhawan return, Rohit and Shami rested for SL T20Is

Bumrah, Dhawan return, Rohit and Shami rested for SL T20Is

24th December 2019

Jasprit Bumrah and Shikhar Dhawan made a comeback in the Indian squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka and Australia series. Bumarah sustained a minor stress fracture in his lower back which kept him out of the cricket field since September 24. He missed the South Africa Test series, series against Bangladesh and the recently concluded […]

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Akshay Kumar’s ‘PadMan’ wins National Award for being best social film

24th December 2019

Akshay Kumar’s film on menstrual hygiene — PadMan — on Monday bagged the prestigious National Award”>National Award in the best social film category. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar presented the award to Akshay Kumar, who is also the producer of the film. The film received the prestigious […]

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Anti-CAA protests: Dibrugarh police arrests 55 people

24th December 2019

Dibrugarh police arrested 55 persons for involvement in acts of violence in the district during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. According to police, the arrests were made from various parts of the district on the basis of incriminating video evidence collected from CCTV cameras and mobile video clips. They have been found involved […]

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If NRC won’t be implemented nationwide, will have revision of it: Assam Minister

24th December 2019

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that if National Register of Citizens (NRC) is not implemented nationwide, then there has been a fresh NRC or revision of it in the state. “We are not happy with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) that has been released. If there is no national NRC then […]

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Rishabh Pant to train under specialist wicket-keeping coach, says MSK Prasad

23rd December 2019

India chief selector MSK Prasad said that Rishabh Pant’s batting performance in the recent series has improved but he needs to improve his wicket-keeping skills under the guidance of a specialist coach. “With regard to Rishabh Pant, we have been backing him because of the phenomenal talent that he has. In the last series, we […]

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Jharkhand has rejected BJP’s ‘arrogant politics’, says Sharad Pawar

23rd December 2019

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Monday thanked the voters of Jharkhand for rejecting BJP’s “arrogant politics” and siding with the coalition of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). “When we see the Jharkhand results, it is clear that people have gone against BJP. Despite using central government […]

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Modern Train Control System to be implemented on Indian Railways

23rd December 2019

New Delhi, Dec 23: Indian Railways decided to modernize its signalling system on its entire network by implementing Modern Train Control system with LTE based MTRC. This is one of the most ambitious modernization projects of Indian Railways, which envisages the upgradation of the signalling system for improving safety, line Capacity and to run trains […]

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