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CBI ends questioning of Kolkata Police chief on 5th day, will return from Shillong today

CBI ends questioning of Kolkata Police chief on 5th day, will return from Shillong today

The Police chief will be heading back to Kolkata from Shilling where the questioning in connection with Saradha chit fund scam was being held.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
UP Assembly adjourned amid chaos over Akhilesh Yadav being stopped at airport

UP Assembly adjourned amid chaos over Akhilesh Yadav being stopped at airport

As soon as the House met on Wednesday, SP leader Narendra Verma tried to raise the issue in the Question Hour.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
NH-3 blocked after landslide in Himachal Pradesh​'s Banala

NH-3 blocked after landslide in Himachal Pradesh​'s Banala

The landslide occurred on Wednesday morning due to loosening of rocks after continuous snowfall and rain from the last six days.No casualties have been reported so far.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 hits Maharashtra's Palghar

Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 hits Maharashtra's Palghar

There were no reports of any casualty or damage to property, the official at the district disaster cell said.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
Koregaon-Bhima case: SC sets aside Bombay HC order refusing extension of time to file charge sheet

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC sets aside Bombay HC order refusing extension of time to file charge sheet

The apex court said the five rights activists may now seek regular bail in the case as the Maharashtra Police has already filed the charge sheet.

Feb 13, 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Tiger sighted in Gujarat for the first time in three decades

Tiger sighted in Gujarat for the first time in three decades

A tiger was last seen in south Gujarat's Dangs forests in 1989 but over the years, the four-year surveys conducted by the Forest Department had ruled out the presence of tigers in the state.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:08 AM IST
'Didi, smile please': Posters taking a dig at Mamata Banerjee put up in Delhi

'Didi, smile please': Posters taking a dig at Mamata Banerjee put up in Delhi

Mamata is in Delhi to join the opposition protest organised by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party. ​

Feb 13, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
Fire at Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon's tent in Kumbh mela; mobile, watch set ablaze

Fire at Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon's tent in Kumbh mela; mobile, watch set ablaze

There were no injuries or casualties in the incident.

Feb 13, 2019, 09:19 AM IST
Massive fire breaks out at slum in Delhi's Paschim Puri, over 200 huts gutted

Massive fire breaks out at slum in Delhi's Paschim Puri, over 200 huts gutted

Nearly 200 hutments have been completely gutted in the massive blaze.

Feb 13, 2019, 07:58 AM IST
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam, two terrorists killed by security forces

Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam, two terrorists killed by security forces

Arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site of encounter. 

Feb 13, 2019, 07:31 AM IST
Won't agree to a number less than what Upendra Kushwaha gets in Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Won't agree to a number less than what Upendra Kushwaha gets in Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Asked whether he would consider returning to the NDA if his demand went unheeded, Manjhi said the question does not arise.

Feb 13, 2019, 06:28 AM IST
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provisions clarified to leaders of North East states: Centre

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provisions clarified to leaders of North East states: Centre

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said several steps have been taken to preserve the cultural, social and linguistic identity, and the heritage of the northeastern people, in the Bill.

Feb 12, 2019, 22:55 PM IST
Any controversy over Bhupen Hazarika's Bharat Ratna 'totally unnecessary': Brother

Any controversy over Bhupen Hazarika's Bharat Ratna 'totally unnecessary': Brother

The decision to confer the highest civilian award on Bhupen Hazarika has overwhelmed the people of Assam and has given immense joy to the family, he said.

Feb 12, 2019, 21:54 PM IST
Gujjar agitation hurts Indian Railways with losses in crores

Gujjar agitation hurts Indian Railways with losses in crores

Himanshu Mittal reports that Railway officials fear of losses increasing further because a resolution to the Gujjar agitation appears unlikely in the coming days.

Feb 12, 2019, 18:53 PM IST
Kerala: Sabarimala reopens for monthly pujas amid heavy security

Kerala: Sabarimala reopens for monthly pujas amid heavy security

Despite security arrangements, a large number of devotees, including those from neighbouring states, turned up to offer prayers when the shrine was opened at 5 pm.

Feb 12, 2019, 18:31 PM IST
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rock-solid support; who is Opposition's PM candidate: Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rock-solid support; who is Opposition's PM candidate: Amit Shah

The BJP chief made the statements while addressing BJP leaders and workers from Gujarat after launching the 'Mera Parivar-Bhajapa Parivar' voter outreach campaign.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Maharashtra: Man holds ex-girlfriend captive, rapes her repeatedly

Maharashtra: Man holds ex-girlfriend captive, rapes her repeatedly

Talking to PTI, a police officer said that the incident occurred on the intervening night of February 10 and 11.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:11 PM IST
Many chit fund conspirators still to face CBI probe: Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh

Many chit fund conspirators still to face CBI probe: Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh

The former TMC MP was arrested in November 2013 for his alleged involvement in the two chit fund scams.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu meets President Kovind, presses for special status to state

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu meets President Kovind, presses for special status to state

It is to be noted TDP split from the NDA last year over the issue of special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
60,000 letters, meetings across districts: How YSR chief Reddy is holding mega campaign 'Jagan Anna Pilupu'

60,000 letters, meetings across districts: How YSR chief Reddy is holding mega campaign 'Jagan Anna Pilupu'

In the meeting, Reddy shared his vision for Andhra Pradesh and engaged in an open discussion with the attendees.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:38 PM IST