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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
SC refers to 7-judge bench issue of determining correctness of minority status to AMU

SC refers to 7-judge bench issue of determining correctness of minority status to AMU

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench for defining the parameters for grant of minority status to educational institutions.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
Met office issues yellow weather warning for heavy rain, snowfall in HP

Met office issues yellow weather warning for heavy rain, snowfall in HP

The Meteorological Department has issued yellow weather warning for heavy rain and snowfall on February 14 and 15 in Himachal Pradesh, an official said.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
3 from one family die in Delhi's Karol Bagh hotel blaze

3 from one family die in Delhi's Karol Bagh hotel blaze

The three who were killed were identified as P. Nalini Amma and her brother Vidyasagar as well as Jayashri (53), daughter of Nalini Amma. 

Feb 12, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
Blockades continue as Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day

Blockades continue as Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day

The North Western Railway informed through a bulletin that three trains were cancelled and two diverted on Tuesday.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:06 PM IST
A cover to hide nervousness: Akhilesh hits back after Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says visit could have led to violence

A cover to hide nervousness: Akhilesh hits back after Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says visit could have led to violence

Akhilesh stressed that stopping him from attending a students' union programme in Prayagraj shows how "scared" the government is.

Feb 12, 2019, 15:56 PM IST
Allahabad University had informed Akhilesh Yadav of 'no politician in campus' clause

Allahabad University had informed Akhilesh Yadav of 'no politician in campus' clause

Akhilesh also posted photographs on his official Twitter handle in which he was seen talking to police officers inside the airport.

Feb 12, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Kejriwal announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each for those killed in Karol Bagh hotel fire

Kejriwal announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each for those killed in Karol Bagh hotel fire

The Delhi government has also ordered for a magisterial probe into the Karol Bagh fire incident, said Minister Satyendra Jain.

Feb 12, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
Security scare at Parliament as Congress' Lok Sabha MP's car tries to enter from exit gate

Security scare at Parliament as Congress' Lok Sabha MP's car tries to enter from exit gate

The car was stopped and is being frisked by the security officials.

Feb 12, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir braces for fresh spell of rain and snow

Jammu and Kashmir braces for fresh spell of rain and snow

Srinagar recorded a minimum of minus 1 degree Celsius while Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded minus 3.9 and minus 5, respectively.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav stopped at Lucknow airport, SP chief says UP government scared of him

Akhilesh Yadav stopped at Lucknow airport, SP chief says UP government scared of him

Akhilesh Yadav was headed to Prayagraj to attend a student union function at the Allahabad University.

Feb 12, 2019, 11:51 AM IST
Gujjar quota agitation: Kirori Singh Bainsla asked to vacate railway tracks; internet suspended

Gujjar quota agitation: Kirori Singh Bainsla asked to vacate railway tracks; internet suspended

In wake of the protests, three trains have been cancelled while two others have been diverted.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:23 AM IST
Dragged from inside car, 20-year-old raped by 10 men near Ludhiana

Dragged from inside car, 20-year-old raped by 10 men near Ludhiana

The Punjab Police conducted raids at various places in Ludhiana district after a young woman alleged she was gangraped by around 10 men at a farmhouse near Jagraon town after she and her male friend

Feb 12, 2019, 09:03 AM IST
Delhi continues to reel under cold; 18 trains running late due to fog

Delhi continues to reel under cold; 18 trains running late due to fog

As many as 18 trains heading to Delhi are running late due to fog and low visibility.

Feb 12, 2019, 08:53 AM IST
Terrorist gunned down, jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

Terrorist gunned down, jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

An encounter between terrorists and security forces underway in Ratnipora area of Pulwama.

Feb 12, 2019, 08:27 AM IST
At least 17 dead in Karol Bagh hotel blaze, Delhi government orders probe

At least 17 dead in Karol Bagh hotel blaze, Delhi government orders probe

The blaze broke out in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Feb 12, 2019, 07:46 AM IST
What Bharat Ratna? Bhupen Hazarika's son hits out at Centre over Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

What Bharat Ratna? Bhupen Hazarika's son hits out at Centre over Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

Tez Hazarika said that Bharat Ratnas and longest bridges are necessary but they will not promote the peace and prosperity of the citizens of India.

Feb 11, 2019, 22:56 PM IST
Over 700 stranded passengers airlifted by IAF from Jammu to Srinagar

Over 700 stranded passengers airlifted by IAF from Jammu to Srinagar

For the first time, two C-17 Aircraft airlifted 707 passengers simultaneously from the Jammu Air Force Station, the spokesman said.

Feb 11, 2019, 21:41 PM IST