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Going with Congress or BJP was the same call for us: Dushyant
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
When asked about JJP entering into a post-poll alliance with BJP, Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala responded, "The mandate was not only against BJP but Congress too. Going with Congress or BJP...was the same call for us." When asked about Union Home Minister Amit Shah criticising the Chautala family while campaigning, he said, "These are just political statements."
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 10:24 am on 17 Nov
UP journalist arrested for hurtful tweets on Ayodhya verdict
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
The UP police on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man in Delhi for allegedly posting hurtful tweets on the Ayodhya verdict and the murder of former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari. Ali Sohrab, who states that he is a journalist in his Twitter bio, has over 1.6 lakh followers on the platform. The police also seized two laptops and a phone.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 11:43 am on 17 Nov
UP minister threatens DSP for filing Ansal FIR, Yogi summons her
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
UP CM Yogi Adityanath summoned minister Swati Singh to "show his anger" after the recording of a phone call emerged wherein she allegedly threatened DSP Beenu Singh for filing a case against real estate firm Ansal API, authorities said. During the call, Singh claimed there were orders "from above" that no FIR should be registered and Yogi knew about this.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 12:51 pm on 17 Nov
Youth Congress demands SPG cover for Gandhis, burns Shah effigy
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
The Youth Congress held protests in several parts of the country over the weekend against the removal of SPG protection to the Gandhi family. In Jaipur, Youth Congress workers burnt an effigy of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Youth Congress chief Satyajeet Tambe accused the Centre of playing "vendetta politics" and demanded that the SPG protection be reinstated.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 11:36 am on 17 Nov
Driver of train that rammed into another in Hyd dies after 6 days
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
The locomotive pilot of a local train that rammed into another train in Hyderabad on November 11 has succumbed to his injuries, doctors stated. L Chandrasekhar was crushed in the driver's cabin following the collision. Authorities, in their preliminary inquiry, concluded that the accident had occurred due to Chandrasekhar's fault as he did not notice a red signal.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 02:46 pm on 17 Nov
Andhra CM Jagan's YSR Congress paid ₹37 crore to Prashant Kishor's I-PAC
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) paid ₹37.5 crore as "service and consultancy charges" to political consultancy Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), founded by Prashant Kishor. YSRCP said it spent ₹85 crore during the recent Assembly and general elections. The party paid nearly ₹24.7 crore to Jagan's own company Jagathi Publications for advertisements.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 07:00 am on 17 Nov
A hotel cannot take the cover of 'owner's risk' clause on parking tokens to deny compensation to its guests for theft or damage to their vehicles once keys are handed over to the valet, the Supreme Court has ruled. The top court said the hotel would be liable to return the vehicle in the condition in which it was given.
short by Ankush Verma / 10:45 am on 17 Nov
The police has arrested two officials of a private school in Andhra Pradesh over the death of a six-year-old boy. The child died after falling into a vessel of hot sambar at the school. A case had earlier been registered against the school management for causing death by rash or negligent act.
short by Ankush Verma / 02:10 pm on 17 Nov
A 49-year-old woman from New Zealand, who had come to India to get married as per Indian traditions, was found dead in a hotel in Delhi's Paharganj today. According to police, she was a patient of hypertension and had come to India with her boyfriend, who is an Australian national. The woman was declared brought dead at Lady Hardinge hospital.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:03 pm on 16 Nov
Missing posters of BJP MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir have been put up in Delhi's ITO area. Gambhir had missed a high-level meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Urban Development on air pollution in Delhi on November 15. "Have you seen him. He was last spotted eating jalebi in Indore. Delhi is looking for him," the posters read.
short by Ankush Verma / 10:40 am on 17 Nov
Kerala schools ring the bell to remind students to drink water
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Several schools in Kerala have started ringing the bell twice or thrice a day to remind students to drink water. A school teacher said a proposal in this regard, to be implemented across the state, has also been submitted to the Education Department. Meanwhile, the Education Department said, "We have to analyse the scenario before taking a decision."
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 09:21 am on 17 Nov
Govt planning 'One Nation, One Pay Day': Labour Minister
short by Jigyasu / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on Friday said that to safeguard the interest of workers in the formal sector, particularly working-class, the Centre is planning to introduce 'One Nation, One Pay Day' system. "There should be a pan-India single wage day every month...to ensure...timely payment of salaries," he added. "We're also looking at uniform minimum wages across sectors," Gangwar said.
short by Jigyasu / 07:19 pm on 16 Nov
Gangster having 26 cases against him shot dead inside his home
short by Ankush Verma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Gangster Ashok Rathi, who has 26 cases of murder, extortion and dacoity against him, was shot dead inside his house in Gurugram's Sohna on Saturday. According to Gurugram Police PRO Subhash Boken, Rathi was currently out on bail. "He was shot dead by three men who were known to him. The accused have been identified and are absconding," Boken said.
short by Ankush Verma / 01:20 pm on 17 Nov
Flight to Pune cancelled, passengers taken by road from Nashik
short by Ankush Verma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, on Saturday cancelled its flight on the Nashik-Pune route in view of NOTAM issued at the Pune airport. In view of the cancellation, 18 out of the total 28 passengers were taken to Pune by road, an official said. The flight was coming from Hyderabad to Pune via Nashik.
short by Ankush Verma / 08:35 am on 17 Nov
Core values of journalism are getting eroded: Vice President
short by Jigyasu / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the core values of journalism are getting eroded as TV channels and newspapers are being set up by some business groups or political parties. Naidu added that news and views are being clubbed together these days. "In the past, news used to be news, never it was interpreted or misinterpreted," Naidu further said.
short by Jigyasu / 07:54 pm on 16 Nov
Mumbai tops tap water quality ranking; Delhi comes last: Study
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Mumbai topped the city-wise ranking of tap water quality, while Delhi finished at the bottom of the list, according to results of a study released by Union Cabinet Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday. The study conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) said that all 11 water samples collected from various locations of Delhi failed on 19 parameters.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:11 pm on 16 Nov
2 Shiv Sena MPs to sit in opposition benches in Rajya Sabha
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
The seating arrangements of two Shiv Sena Members of Parliament- Sanjay Raut and Anil Desai- have been changed. The two Sena leaders will sit in opposition benches in the Rajya Sabha, starting from the winter session of the Parliament that begins on Monday. This came after Shiv Sena broke their pre-poll alliance with BJP in Maharashtra.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:08 pm on 16 Nov
Rajasthan Police issued a notice directing district officials to take necessary action against those putting objectionable posts on social media. In a letter, Additional Commissioner (Law and Order) Ajay Pal Lamba said it's necessary to monitor objectionable post and comments. "If any probe is being conducted...the report...should be sent to Police Commissionerate Jaipur," the letter further read.
short by Jigyasu / 07:02 pm on 16 Nov
India wants higher indigenous content in Ka-226T helicopters: Report
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
India has reportedly told Russia to review indigenisation level in the 200 Kamov Ka-226T helicopters, that are to be jointly produced for the Indian Army and Air Force. India wants the local content to go beyond 60%, a report claimed. As per an intergovernmental agreement, while 60 Ka-226Ts will be delivered in flyaway condition, 140 will be produced in India.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 08:57 pm on 16 Nov
The Bihar police on Saturday recovered 502 cartons containing around 4,400 litres of alcohol from six coffins in Saran district. "Police seized a truck and found six coffins wrapped in black polythene," said Har Kishore Rai, Superintendent of Police, Saran. The police also arrested one person, who belongs to Patiala, in connection with the case.
short by Jigyasu / 09:59 pm on 16 Nov
The Madras High Court on Friday held that the roster-based system of determining seniority in Tamil Nadu government's employment was "unconstitutional". The court was hearing a batch of petitions moved by state government engineers who had argued for a merit-based seniority system. The court stated that seniority should be determined on the basis of merit.
short by Jigyasu / 10:24 pm on 16 Nov
Nirbhaya's parents want case transferred to another judge
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
A Delhi court on Saturday admitted a petition filed by parents of the 2012 Delhi gangrape case victim, seeking transfer of the case to another judge. In December 2018, parents of Nirbhaya, sought for the case to be fast-tracked, but the matter was adjourned due to transfer of judges. The transfer plea is slated for November 25.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 08:01 pm on 16 Nov
Fake news bigger menace than paid news: Prakash Javadekar
short by Jigyasu / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said fake news is a bigger menace than paid news and urged media fraternity to introspect about ways to deal with it. "There should be a discussion about [it]. You can give suggestions to the government," he said while addressing a gathering at an event. "Press freedom has to be responsible freedom," Javadekar added.
short by Jigyasu / 08:45 am on 17 Nov
Kerala govt working against women: Activist over Sabarimala row
short by Jigyasu / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Activist Trupti Desai on Saturday said that the Kerala government is working 'totally against' women after it refused security to women visiting Sabarimala Temple. Earlier today, police sent back 10 women, aged between 10 and 50, who had come to the temple to offer prayers. "The state government is clearly trying to suppress the voice of women," Desai added.
short by Jigyasu / 09:07 pm on 16 Nov
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