LIVE News Updates: We can’t become a country where the leadership brutalises its own people, says Rahul Gandhi

If NHRC goes into details of what is submitted, you will be convinced that something terribly wrong has happened in UP, says Rahul Gandhi

LIVE News Updates: We can’t become a country where the leadership brutalises its own people, says Rahul Gandhi
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27 Jan 2020, 7:25 PM

We can’t become a country where the leadership brutalises its own people, says Rahul Gandhi

We can't become a country where the leadership brutalises its own people. NHRC is the appropriate institution to safeguard Human Rights. If NHRC goes into details of what is submitted, you will be convinced that something terribly wrong has happened in UP, says Rahul Gandhi

27 Jan 2020, 7:37 PM

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 11 Indian fishermen, with one boat near Delft Island

11 Indian fishermen, with one boat, has been apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy near Delft Island this evening. Interrogation is going on.

27 Jan 2020, 6:43 PM

Former cricketer Madan Lal in Cricket Advisory Committee for candidates selection panel

Former Cricketers Madan Lal and Sulakshana Madhukar Naik to be on the Cricket Advisory Committee that will interview candidates for the national selection panel

27 Jan 2020, 6:17 PM

We will fight against Citizenship Amendment Act, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress leader in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on party's strategy in the upcoming session of the Parliament: We will fight against Citizenship Amendment Act, we will fight for the constitution & economy. We will raise all these issues.

27 Jan 2020, 6:13 PM

Cong makes 31-page representation to NHRC on UP police ‘atrocities’ on anti-CAA protesters

Congress says it made 31-page representation to NHRC on UP police ‘atrocities’ on anti-CAA protesters, provided proofs of rights violations.

27 Jan 2020, 6:13 PM

SC will hear the writ petition filed by one of the death row convicts, Mukesh tomorrow at 12.30 pm

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court's three-judge bench will tomorrow at 12.30 pm hear the writ petition filed by one of the death row convicts, Mukesh, challenging President's rejection of his mercy plea.

27 Jan 2020, 5:53 PM

Motive behind media putting story that CAA protests funded by PFI, says Kapil Sibal

Media has put up a story that ED told them that CAA protests are funded by PFI and part of that funding has come to some advocates,including me. I wish both the media and those who leaked these stories did a bit of homework because they wouldn't have leaked it otherwise, says Kapil Sibal

27 Jan 2020, 4:39 PM

Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi arrive at NHRC to complaint against police action on CAA protesters

Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi arrive at National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) office in Delhi to file a complaint 'against the action of the state police on the protesters during demonstrations against CAA

27 Jan 2020, 4:30 PM

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act. The resolution was moved by the state government.

27 Jan 2020, 4:29 PM

In Bengal, we won't allow CAA, NPR, and NRC, says WB CM Mamata Banerjee

This protest is not only of minorities but of all. I thank my Hindu brothers for leading this protest from the forefront. In Bengal, we won't allow CAA, NPR, and NRC. We will fight peacefully, WB CM Mamata Banerjee

27 Jan 2020, 4:09 PM

A Delhi Court dismisses review petition of father of one of the convicts of Nirbhaya, Pawan Kumar

A Delhi Court dismisses review petition of father of one of the convicts, Pawan challenging magistrate order which dismissed the application questioning the credibility of the sole witness&claiming that he was tutored witness&his statement wasn't credible.

27 Jan 2020, 3:52 PM

Employees dues with arrears will be paid by the Air India assets, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Employees dues with arrears will be paid by the Air India assets holding company before the closing of the proposed transaction, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

27 Jan 2020, 3:48 PM

A passenger aircraft has crashed in Deh Yak district, Afghanistan, says a member of the local provincial council

A passenger aircraft has crashed in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province, Afghanistan, says a member of the local provincial council

27 Jan 2020, 3:45 PM

RSS is India’s terrorist organisation,get it banned, says, Rajaratna Ambedkar

RSS is India's terrorist org,get it banned, a sadhvi sits beside PM and says that when Indian Army exhausted its arms and ammunition, RSS provided them that. How did RSS get that arms and ammunition?, says Dr BR Ambedkar's great-grandson, Rajaratna Ambedkar in Kolkata

27 Jan 2020, 3:19 PM

Will BJP decide who will eat what or which religion they will follow?, asks Mamata Banerjee

We have to explain to people who are being misguided by BJP that we are not bonded labours but citizens of this country. Will you (BJP) decide who will eat what or which religion they will follow? Will you decide who will eat 'chire' or 'poha'?, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

27 Jan 2020, 2:22 PM

People are facing problems due to closed road in Shaheen Bagh, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

People are facing problems due to closed road in Shaheen Bagh. BJP doesn't want that the road should open and is doing dirty politics. BJP leaders should immediately visit Shaheen Bagh, talk and get the road re-opened, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

27 Jan 2020, 2:07 PM

By the year 2024,we expect the entire Indian railway to be run on 100% electricity, says Piyush Goyal

By the year 2024,we expect the entire Indian railway to be run on 100% electricity. It will be the first railway network in the world to be run on 100% electricity. By 2030,we plan to make the entire railway network a net-zero emission network, says Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal

27 Jan 2020, 2:05 PM

Government of India signs tripartite agreement with representatives of all factions of banned organisation NDFB

Government of India signs tripartite agreement with representatives of all factions of banned organisation National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) at Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in Delhi; Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal present.

27 Jan 2020, 2:03 PM

Sanjay Gehlot, Akhil Bharatiya Safai Majdoor Sangh state chief, joins AAP

Sanjay Gehlot, Akhil Bharatiya Safai Majdoor Sangh state chief, joins AAP in presence of CM Arvind Kejriwal. CM says, "He has been fighting for rights of sanitation workers&staged strikes against our govt. He has realized that AAP can ensure that workers get their rights".

27 Jan 2020, 1:36 PM

Delegation of European Union to India on draft resolution on CAA: The European Parliament is an independent institution, sovereign in the organization of its work and in its deliberations

Delegation of European Union to India on draft resolution on CAA: The European Parliament is an independent institution, sovereign in the organization of its work and in its deliberations. The text referred to are draft resolution by political groups in the European Parliament.

27 Jan 2020, 1:31 PM

One person suspected with Novel coronavirus is admitted at Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur, says Rajasthan Minister Subhash Garg

One person suspected with Coronavirus is admitted at Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur. The patient has been kept in isolation; condition stable. The patient's samples sent to Pune for tests. The state government is taking all precautions, says Rajasthan Minister Subhash Garg

27 Jan 2020, 1:11 PM

SC seeks Centre, Assam's response on plea alleging exclusion of transgenders in NRC

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response of the Centre and Assam government on a plea alleging exclusion of around 2000 transgenders in the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notice to the government on the PIL filed by one Swati Bidhan Baruah.

Baruah, the first transgender judge from Assam, has moved the Supreme Court, citing exclusion of transgenders during the NRC process and at stages subsequent to publication of the final draft.

27 Jan 2020, 1:09 PM

Bombay High Court dismisses petition filed by filmmakers Anand Patwardhan and Pankaj Kumar against MIFF

Bombay High Court dismisses petition filed by filmmakers Anand Patwardhan and Pankaj Kumar against Mumbai International Film Festival for not selecting their documentary films for screening in the festival.

27 Jan 2020, 12:14 PM

Anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam's house raided in Bihar

The police in Jehanabad carried out a raid at the ancestral house of anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam, who has been slapped with a sedition case in the national capital for alleged inflammatory speeches he gave at Shaheen Bagh and the Jamia Milia Islamia, a senior official said on Monday.

According to Superintendent of Police, Jehanabad, Manish Kumar, Imams house in Kako police station area was raided late on Sunday night following "help sought by central agencies" which are investigating the cases lodged against the JNU research scholar.

27 Jan 2020, 11:40 AM

20 students injured after a school bus met with an accident in Tamil Nadu

20 students injured after a school bus met with an accident in Madurai, earlier today. Case registered, investigation underway. The injured students have been taken to Madurai Rajaji Government Hospital.

27 Jan 2020, 11:20 AM

Two sisters gang-raped by men in cop uniform in UP

Two sisters were raped in Behjoi in Sambhal district on Sunday by men who came dressed as police constables.

According to reports, the men came in a car and barged into the house of the sisters. They blamed the other family members for dealing in spurious liquor and then asked the sisters to accompany them to the police station.

The men took the sisters to an isolated area in a nearby jungle and raped them by turns. They left after committing the crime.

The sisters returned home after some time and informed the family of their ordeal.

The family then went to the Behjoi police station where they were told that no constables had been sent to their home.

A complaint has been lodged and further investigations are underway. The girls have been sent for medical examination.

27 Jan 2020, 11:12 AM

BJP Parliamentary Executive Meeting will be held at the Parliament on 31st January

BJP Parliamentary Executive Meeting will be held at the Parliament on 31st January, ahead of the Budget Session.

27 Jan 2020, 11:12 AM

NDA meeting will be held at Parliament on 31st January

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) meeting will be held at Parliament on 31st January, ahead of the Budget Session.

27 Jan 2020, 10:44 AM

CM of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal holds roadshow in Narela

Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal holds roadshow in Narela; Delhi assembly elections are scheduled to be held on 8th February.

27 Jan 2020, 10:31 AM

Air India privatisation: Employee unions to meet in Delhi

Various Air India employee unions will meet here on Monday to discuss proposed privatisation of the debt-laden airline, sources said.

The meeting was scheduled after the government, earlier in the day, announced sale of 100 per cent stake in Air India as it issued the preliminary bid document for the strategic disinvestment.

Representatives of various Air India trade unions will meet here to discuss the government's privatisation plans, sources said.

There are around a dozen recognised trade unions at Air India.

27 Jan 2020, 9:54 AM

Constitution in danger: Yashwant Sinha

Former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha, who is presently on a 3000 km Gandhi Peace March, has said that the country's Constitution is in danger as attempts are being made to divide the country on religious lines.

27 Jan 2020, 9:53 AM

Former state minister and senior JD(S) leader Amarnath Shetty passed away in Mangaluru, today

27 Jan 2020, 9:40 AM

14 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

At least 14 Delhi-bound trains were delayed due to fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Monday.

27 Jan 2020, 9:01 AM

People hold protest against CAA, NRC and NPR in Mumbai

People hold protest against Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register, at Morland Road, Mumbai.

27 Jan 2020, 8:47 AM

Govt to sell 100 pc stake in Air India; issues bid document

The government on Monday issued the preliminary information memorandum for 100 per cent stake sale in national carrier Air India.

As part of the strategic disinvestment, Air India would also sell 100 per cent stake in low cost airline Air India Express and 50 per cent shareholding in joint venture AISATS, as per the bid document issued on Monday.

Management control of the airline would also be transferred to the successful bidder.

The government has set March 17 as the deadline for submitting the Expression of Interest (EoI).

EY is the transaction adviser for Air India disinvestment process.

27 Jan 2020, 8:05 AM

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter, 7 others killed in helicopter crash

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas of southern California on Sunday.

"It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Kobe Bryant and four others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas," the City of Calabasas confirmed on its official Twitter account, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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