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Pilot refuses to take off Smriti Irani's chopper for West Bengal rally, BJP cries conspiracy

Pilot refuses to take off Smriti Irani's chopper for West Bengal rally, BJP cries conspiracy

BJP leader Smriti Irani had to skip a rally in Birbhum on Wednesday as the pilot refused to take off the helicopter after permissible time limit.

Jan 23, 2019, 21:05 PM IST
BJP wins Assam's NC Hills Autonomous Council election

BJP wins Assam's NC Hills Autonomous Council election

The BJP, which already is heading the state government, 19 seats out of the total 28 seats, the local media reported citing the Assam State Election Commission (ASEC).

Jan 23, 2019, 20:51 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal announces salary hike for Imams of all mosques in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal announces salary hike for Imams of all mosques in Delhi

The announcements were made by the Delhi Chief Minister during an event organised by the Delhi Waqf Board. 

Jan 23, 2019, 19:35 PM IST
Arrested IS suspects planned to use chemicals to inflict 'mass casualty', ATS probes if Kumbh Mela was a target

Arrested IS suspects planned to use chemicals to inflict 'mass casualty', ATS probes if Kumbh Mela was a target

The authorities are investigating if the suspects aimed to target the huge gathering at ongoing Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj.

Jan 23, 2019, 18:32 PM IST
Northeast's Autonomous District Councils to get more power as Cabinet approves amendment in Sixth Schedule

Northeast's Autonomous District Councils to get more power as Cabinet approves amendment in Sixth Schedule

The Finance Commission will recommend devolution of financial resources to ten Autonomous District Councils, village and municipal councils in areas under the Sixth Schedule.

Jan 23, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
West Bengal Police grants  BJP permission for helipad in Jhargram

West Bengal Police grants BJP permission for helipad in Jhargram

The state government had earlier denied permission for landing the helicopter of Shah, who addressed a rally in Malda district on Tuesday. 

Jan 23, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
Jind bypoll: Litmus test for BJP, INLD, Cong and JJP

Jind bypoll: Litmus test for BJP, INLD, Cong and JJP

The bypoll, which was to be a direct contest between the BJP and the INLD, turned into a multi-cornered fight after the Congress and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) fielded their candidates.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:53 PM IST
Road caves-in near Mahipalpur underpass; commuters face traffic snarls

Road caves-in near Mahipalpur underpass; commuters face traffic snarls

A stretch of road between Dhaula Kuan and Gurugram caved-in on Wednesday morning, leading to massive traffic snarls in the area.

Jan 23, 2019, 12:23 PM IST
Nine arrested in Maharashtra for alleged links with Islamic State

Nine arrested in Maharashtra for alleged links with Islamic State

According to police, the nine terror suspects, all part of a group, were nabbed by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) teams over the last two days.

Jan 23, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Encounter between Naxals and security forces underway in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon

Encounter between Naxals and security forces underway in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon

The encounter operation was jointly launched by Special Task Force (STF) and District Reserve Guards (DRG) teams.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:28 AM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Bose museum at Red Fort on Netaji's 122nd birth anniversary

PM Modi inaugurates Bose museum at Red Fort on Netaji's 122nd birth anniversary

The museum on Bose and the Indian National Army showcases various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
21 trains delayed due to fog in New Delhi

21 trains delayed due to fog in New Delhi

At least 21 trains were delayed on Wednesday morning due fog which led to low visibility in the national capital, which is currently reeling under cold wave conditions.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
Republic Day full dress rehearsal on January 23; Delhi Police issue elaborate traffic advisory

Republic Day full dress rehearsal on January 23; Delhi Police issue elaborate traffic advisory

The parade rehearsal will start at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and will proceed to Red Fort.

Jan 23, 2019, 08:50 AM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to address rallies where PM Narendra Modi held meets

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to address rallies where PM Narendra Modi held meets

Modi had addressed a public meeting at Jharsuguda in western Odisha on September 22 last year. Patnaik would visit the place on Thursday.

Jan 23, 2019, 07:50 AM IST
On Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary, Mumbai artist creates portrait with 33,000 Rudrakshas

On Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary, Mumbai artist creates portrait with 33,000 Rudrakshas

On the eve of the 93rd birth anniversary of late Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray, city-based artist Chetan Raut created a special portait with 33,000 rudraksha beads.

Jan 23, 2019, 06:45 AM IST
IPS officer's brother among 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

IPS officer's brother among 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

One of the three slain terrorists - Shamsul Haq Mengnoo - is the brother of 2012-batch IPS officer Inamul Haq Mengnoo who is posted in the Northeast.

Jan 22, 2019, 23:13 PM IST
12-feet-long statue of Vladimir Lenin unveiled by CPI-M in Tamil Nadu

12-feet-long statue of Vladimir Lenin unveiled by CPI-M in Tamil Nadu

According to news agency ANI, the construction of the statue incurred a cost of Rs four lakh, which was contributed by workers of the Left party.

Jan 22, 2019, 23:11 PM IST
70 students rescued after buses got stuck in heavy snowfall near Kufri in Himachal Pradesh

70 students rescued after buses got stuck in heavy snowfall near Kufri in Himachal Pradesh

Eighty-seven people, 70 of them students, were Tuesday rescued after their two buses got stuck in heavy snowfall, police said.

Jan 22, 2019, 22:27 PM IST
Navy makes another attempt to retrieve trapped miner's body in Meghalaya

Navy makes another attempt to retrieve trapped miner's body in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya coal mine tragedy came to light after five miners escaped the coal pit.

Jan 22, 2019, 22:18 PM IST
Sitting MLAs, ministers won't get party tickets for 2019 Lok Sabha poll: AAP

Sitting MLAs, ministers won't get party tickets for 2019 Lok Sabha poll: AAP

The announcement was made by senior AAP leader Gopal Rai. 

Jan 22, 2019, 22:12 PM IST

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