The Congress has asked all its state units to stage protest tomorrow in their respective state headquarters against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
A woman journalist alleged in a Delhi court on Tuesday that former Union Minister M J Akbar sexually harassed her in 1997 while she was working in a newspaper being edited by him.
The woman made the submissions in her deposition before the court as a witness appearing in support of scribe Priya Ramani in a criminal defamation complaint filed against her by Akbar.
Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on October 17 last year, filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Ramani after his name cropped up on social media as the #MeToo campaign raged on in India.
The Tripura government has suspended mobile internet and SMS services in the state for 48 hours after state police found that rumours were being spread about ethnic clashes between tribals and non-tribals in Manu Kanchanpur area.
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Students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday ended their month-long protest following the resignation of Dr Feroz Khan as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan on Monday.
He has joined Sanskrit department of Arts faculty in the University.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a PIL seeking a judicial inquiry and a probe by the CBI or any other independent agency into the Anaj Mandi fire near Filmistan here which claimed 43 lives.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said the fire occurred on December 8 and it was too early for the court to interfere as the authorities were dealing with it and also deliberating on preventing such incidents in future.
Akshay Singh, one of the four death row convicts in Nirbhya gangrape and murder case, has moved the Supreme Court seeking review of death penalty.
Referring to Citizenship Amendment Bill Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said If any citizen is afraid of this Bill than one must clear their doubts. It is an illusion that only BJP cares for the country.
Anyone who supports Citizenship Amendment Bill is attacking and attempting to destroy foundation of our nation, said Rahul Gandhi condemning the bill
Questioning PM Modi’s silence on increasing incidents of rape, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary said that from ‘Make in India’ the country is slowly slipping into ‘rape in India’
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TMC MP Saugata Roy has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over, "brutal lathicharge on Jawaharlal Nehru University students by Delhi police.”
According to Delhi police, four people were injured after a man opened fire on them in Prem Nagar area, late night on Monday. The assailant is known to the victims and is absconding. Investigation is underway, arrests will be made soon, the police said.
After the CAB was passed in Lok Sabha on Monday night, All Assam Students’ Union has started protesting against the Bill. Shops are closed. North East Students' Organisation is also supporting the protest and bandh in Assam against Citizenship Amendment Bill.