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All urban local bodies in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar declared 'slaughterhouse-free' ahead of Kumbh Mela

All urban local bodies in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar declared 'slaughterhouse-free' ahead of Kumbh Mela

The Uttarakhand government has issued an order declaring all urban local bodies in Haridwar “slaughterhouse-free” areas. The state government has also cancelled the licenses and clearances given to

Mar 04, 2021, 11:47 AM IST
Bomb scare at Agra's Taj Mahal, tourists evacuated, search underway

Bomb scare at Agra's Taj Mahal, tourists evacuated, search underway

In view of the seriousness of the situation, a team of Agra Police and the CISF, which protects the monument, launched an intensive search inside the premises of the Taj Mahal.

Mar 04, 2021, 10:58 AM IST
Two sharp shooters, linked with gangsters Munna Bajrangi and Mukhtar Ansari, killed in Prayagraj encounter by UP STF

Two sharp shooters, linked with gangsters Munna Bajrangi and Mukhtar Ansari, killed in Prayagraj encounter by UP STF

They were identified as Vakil Pandey and Amzad, who were involved in the 2013 murder case of the then deputy jailer Anil Kumar Tyagi. According to the police, Varanasi deputy jailer Anil Kumar Tyagi

Mar 04, 2021, 08:34 AM IST
BJP central election committee to finalise first list of candidates for West Bengal assembly election today

BJP central election committee to finalise first list of candidates for West Bengal assembly election today

BJP central election committee will meet on Thursday to finalise the party’s first list of candidates for the crucial West Bengal assembly election 2021. The CEC meeting will take place at the party

Mar 04, 2021, 07:26 AM IST
SC rejects UP's plea against HC order granting protection from arrest to Mukhtar Ansari's sons

SC rejects UP's plea against HC order granting protection from arrest to Mukhtar Ansari's sons

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R S Reddy said it is not inclined to entertain the petition filed by the state against the October 21, 2020 order of the high court.

Mar 03, 2021, 23:58 PM IST
Bulandshahr murder case: Man accused of killing, burying minor girl's body in pit arrested in Shimla

Bulandshahr murder case: Man accused of killing, burying minor girl's body in pit arrested in Shimla

According to the police, the accused, identified as Harendra, allegedly killed the girl after a failed rape attempt. The victim's body was exhumed from his house.

Mar 03, 2021, 23:31 PM IST
Kerala Assembly Elections 2021: BJP forms state election committee, includes 'Metroman' E Sreedharan

Kerala Assembly Elections 2021: BJP forms state election committee, includes 'Metroman' E Sreedharan

Besides Surendran and Sreedharan, union minister V Muraleedharan, BJP national vice president A P Abdullakutty, former state presidents Kummanam Rajasekharan, O Rajagopal MLA, C K Padmanabhan and P K

Mar 03, 2021, 22:02 PM IST
Don't teach us about Hindutva: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP

Don't teach us about Hindutva: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP

The Maharashtra Chief Minister also hit out at the Centre over several other issues including the ongoing farmers' protests on the outskirts of Delhi.

Mar 03, 2021, 21:42 PM IST
How are we outsiders?: Nitin Gadkari invokes Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee in West Bengal

How are we outsiders?: Nitin Gadkari invokes Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee in West Bengal

Gadkari said that the upcoming assembly elections are not about the future of any political party or leaders, but about the future of the people of Bengal.

Mar 03, 2021, 20:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam promises support for single mothers in party agenda

Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam promises support for single mothers in party agenda

The Makkal Needhi Maiam also appointed APJ Abdul Kalam's scientific advisor V Ponraj, as the Vice President of the party.

Mar 03, 2021, 17:03 PM IST
People now want good work in MCD too: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after AAP's victory in municipal polls

People now want good work in MCD too: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after AAP's victory in municipal polls

Delhi CM said that AAP's victory shows that people are happy with their work. 

Mar 03, 2021, 15:57 PM IST
'Dissent with govt can't be termed seditious': Supreme Court junks plea against Farooq Abdullah

'Dissent with govt can't be termed seditious': Supreme Court junks plea against Farooq Abdullah

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, on Wednesday (March 3) refused to entertain a PIL against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, observing that the

Mar 03, 2021, 13:05 PM IST
Swiggy delivery agents arrested for house thefts in Noida

Swiggy delivery agents arrested for house thefts in Noida

The accused Mohammad Kafeel and Ravi Shankar were arrested by the Sector 39 police station team probing a house theft case. The two accused hail from the adjoining Bulandshahr district in western

Mar 03, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
Delhi MCD by-election results: AAP bags 4 wards, Congress wins Chauhan Bangar

Delhi MCD by-election results: AAP bags 4 wards, Congress wins Chauhan Bangar

Continuing its impressive show, Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP on Wednesday bagged four out of five wards in Delhi MCD by-election 2021 counting for which was held today. Congratulating the AAP worker for

Mar 03, 2021, 11:33 AM IST
Man arrested for sharing child porn videos on social media

Man arrested for sharing child porn videos on social media

Social media giant Facebook had complained to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that the accused were sharing child porn videos through its messaging platform Messenger. Taking note of the complaint

Mar 03, 2021, 09:13 AM IST
Amit Shah, JP Nadda to attend BJP core group meeting to discuss names of candidates for West Bengal assembly election

Amit Shah, JP Nadda to attend BJP core group meeting to discuss names of candidates for West Bengal assembly election

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda will on Wednesday attend the BJP core group meeting in view of the upcoming West Bengal assembly election in the TMC-ruled state.

Mar 03, 2021, 07:51 AM IST
BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son shot at in Lucknow, probe underway

BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son shot at in Lucknow, probe underway

The son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot in his chest by some unidentified persons in the wee hours of Wednesday. According to the initial reports, Ayush, the son of BJP MP was on a morning walk

Mar 03, 2021, 07:24 AM IST
Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya approves Bill allowing 75% reservation in private jobs

Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya approves Bill allowing 75% reservation in private jobs

Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya has given assent to the Bill providing 75 per cent reservation in the private sector to job seekers from the state, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here

Mar 02, 2021, 23:38 PM IST
Gujarat local body polls: BJP records massive victory, AIMIM and AAP also make their presence felt

Gujarat local body polls: BJP records massive victory, AIMIM and AAP also make their presence felt

The BJP's success followed its victory in all six municipal corporations where polls were held in the first phase of local elections on February 21.

Mar 02, 2021, 23:19 PM IST
Defeating DMK our objective, like-minded parties welcome to AMMK-led alliance: TTV Dhinakaran

Defeating DMK our objective, like-minded parties welcome to AMMK-led alliance: TTV Dhinakaran

When asked if he was going soft on the BJP on major issues such as fuel price hikes,  AMMK General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran replied that he had been condemning the same and demanding a reduction. 

Mar 02, 2021, 23:13 PM IST