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7 Jan 2020, 6:35 PM

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: India wins toss, opts to field first, in Indore

7 Jan 2020, 8:56 PM

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka score 142/9 in 20 overs

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka scored 142/9 in 20 overs against India in Indore

7 Jan 2020, 8:10 PM

Ambassadors of over 15 countries to visit J&K soon

Ambassadors of around 15-20 countries posted in India are scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir soon for a briefing by officials on security situation in the Valley, officials said on Tuesday.

7 Jan 2020, 7:55 PM

FIR lodged against girl who held 'Free Kashmir' poster during protest against JNU violence

An FIR has been lodged in Mumbai against Mehek Prabhu, the girl who was seen holding a poster with slogan 'Free Kashmir' written on it at the Gateway of India on Monday during protest against JNU violence.

Interestingly, Mehek Prabhu is not a Kashmiri but a Maharashtrian born and brought up in Mumbai. She said she had raised the placard to protest against internet and communications shut down in the Valley since August 5 last year.

7 Jan 2020, 7:06 PM

Nirbhaya convicts to be executed in Jail No 3; Tihar to approach Meerut hangman

The four convicts in the Nirbhaya case will be executed in Jail No 3, a senior Tihar Jail official said on Tuesday, hours after a Delhi court issued death warrants against them and declared that they will be hanged at 7 am on January 22.

Three of the convicts are lodged in Jail No 2, while one is in Jail No 4, the official said.

Sources said the jail authorities will approach a hangman in Meerut to carry out the execution

7 Jan 2020, 6:28 PM

Haryana Women and Child Development Minister on 2012 Delhi gang-rape case verdict

I welcome the court's decision in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case. The convicted deserved this punishment. There is a law in Haryana that people who commit such crimes with girls under the age of 12 years will get executed, says Kamlesh Dhanda, Haryana Women and Child Development Minister

7 Jan 2020, 6:03 PM

It will give peace to Nirbhaya's family, country: Congress on death warrants against 4 convicts

The Congress on Tuesday welcomed the issuance of death warrants against the four Nirbhaya case convicts saying it would give peace to her family and the country, but rued the delay in justice delivery.

Welcoming the order, Congress spokesperson Sushmita Dev told PTI, "I feel justice delayed is justice denied. After changing so many laws, after the Verma committee report, still it took seven years."

"I heard somewhere that the government has said it will remove the right to appeal in a serious heinous crime. I feel right to appeal should not be totally done away with...but even in appellate jurisdiction in a serious crime like Nirbhaya, it should be time bound," the Mahila Congress chief said.

She said Tuesday's ruling would give peace to Nirbhaya's family and the country.

7 Jan 2020, 5:55 PM

Mumbai: NCP leader Supriya Sule meets Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, State Minister Dhananjay Munde

NCP leader Supriya Sule met Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and State Minister Dhananjay Munde today and demanded constitution of a Welfare Board for transgenders

7 Jan 2020, 5:46 PM

India's GDP growth rate for 2019-20 estimated at 5 per cent against 6.8 per cent in 2018-19: Govt data

Government of India: The growth in real GDP during 2019-20 is estimated at 5.0 per cent as compared to the growth rate of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19.

7 Jan 2020, 5:38 PM

"Faith in courts restored", says Asha Devi, Nirbhaya's mother

"Faith in courts restored": Asha Devi, Nirbhaya's mother, after Delhi court issues death warrant against 4 convicts, according to NDTV

7 Jan 2020, 5:37 PM

Minister of Home Affairs of India on Court's verdict in 2012 Delhi gangrape case

Wait of the people for justice is over today. It's not about execution of convicts, but the decision shows that there should be zero tolerance for such crimes. Judgement should be delivered at earliest, says G Kishan Reddy, MoS Home on Court's verdict in 2012 Delhi gangrape case.

7 Jan 2020, 5:32 PM

It is to be ensured that the Nirbhaya convicts do not go into medical depression

In these 14 days, it is to be ensured that the convicts do not go into medical depression. If they are in an unstable state of mind, that can also be a ground to not execute – these are what the guidelines say, according to News18

7 Jan 2020, 5:29 PM

Tihar to write to UP prisons for hangman to inform the date as decided by the court

Tihar to write to UP prisons for hangman to inform the date as decided by the court today. UP Prisons to make the hangman available on the said date, according to News18

7 Jan 2020, 5:24 PM

Punjab Women Commission Chairperson on Court's verdict in 2012 Delhi gangrape case

It is a very good decision and I respect it. Now the soul of Nirbhaya will rest in peace. Today every daughter in the country has got justice, says Manisha Gulati, Punjab Women Commission Chairperson

7 Jan 2020, 5:21 PM

Sushmita Dev, Congress says, "Nirbhaya has got justice"

Nirbhaya has got justice. In open and shut case like Nirbhaya's if it can take 7 years, then, what happens in other cases where evidence is not clear? It calls for introspection for political class&legal community to see where are problems&why should it take so long, says Sushmita Dev, Congress

7 Jan 2020, 5:19 PM

Nirbhaya convicts' lawyer AP Singh says We will file curative petition in SC within a day or two

We will file curative petition in SC within a day or two. 5 senior most judges of SC will hear it. There has been pressure of media,public&political pressure in this case since beginning. Unbiased probe could not take place in this case, says Nirbhaya convicts' lawyer AP Singh

7 Jan 2020, 5:09 PM

Father of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim, Badrinath Singh, says, "This decision will instill fear in people who commit such crimes."

I am happy with the court's decision. The convicts will be hanged at 7 am on 22nd January. This decision will instill fear in people who commit such crimes, says Badrinath Singh, father of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim

7 Jan 2020, 5:06 PM

Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati MaliwaI on Nirbhaya case

Strongly welcome this decision. It is a win for all the 'Nirbhayas' living in this country.I salute Nirbhaya's parents who fought for 7 long years. Why has it taken 7 yrs to punish these people? Why can't this time period be reduced?, says Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati MaliwaI

7 Jan 2020, 5:02 PM

Mother of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim, Asha Devi, says, "My daughter has got justice"

My daughter has got justice. Execution of the 4 convicts will empower the women of the country. This decision will strengthen the trust of people in the judicial system, says Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim

7 Jan 2020, 4:56 PM

Nirbhaya convicts' lawyer AP Singh: We will file curative petition in Supreme Court

Nirbhaya convicts' lawyer AP Singh: We will file curative petition in Supreme Court

7 Jan 2020, 4:50 PM

Delhi court issues death warrant to all 4 convicts in Nirbhaya case

A Delhi court issues death warrant against all 4 convicts, execution to be held on 22nd January at 7 am

7 Jan 2020, 4:46 PM

DCP/Crime, Delhi Police on JNU attack

All those who are witnesses to JNU attack or have any info about it or have captured any activity on mobiles or camera, are hereby requested to come forward&give their statements/footage /picture to SIT at Admin Block, JNU Campus, says DCP/Crime, Delhi Police

7 Jan 2020, 4:32 PM

Sitaram Yechury, CPI-M, outside JNU

I'm here to show solidarity with JNU teachers&students. I condemn JNU violence. If VC thinks he can silence students then it'll not happen. We demand removal of VC, identification of those who attacked students&also roll back of fee hike, says Sitaram Yechury, CPI-M

7 Jan 2020, 4:29 PM

Nirbhaya's mom confident that court verdict will be in her favour

A Delhi Court on Tuesday reserved its order on the application seeking issuance of death warrant against the four convicts in the Nirbhaya Rape and murder case.

Four of the convicts were sentenced to death by a trial court in September 2013, and the verdict confirmed by the Delhi High Court in March 2014 and upheld by the Supreme Court in May 2017, which also dismissed their review petitions.

7 Jan 2020, 4:17 PM

JNU teachers and students hold protest outside Jawaharlal Nehru University against JNU attack

Delhi: JNU teachers and students hold protest outside Jawaharlal Nehru University against JNU attack

7 Jan 2020, 3:27 PM

Nirbhaya case: Delhi court to pronounce order shortly on death warrants against 4 convicts

A Delhi Court Monday reserved order on issuing of death warrants against four death row convicts in the sensational 2012 Nirbhaya Gangrape and murder case.

Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said he will pronounce the order.

While urging the court to issue the death warrants, the prosecution said, "In between issuance and execution of death warrants of the convicts want to file curative petitions they can do so." The counsel for two of the convicts — Mukesh and Vinay — said they were in process of filing curative petition in the apex court.

7 Jan 2020, 3:10 PM

Delhi court to pronounce order on Nirbhaya convicts' death warrant at 3.30 pm

Delhi court to pronounce order at 3.30 pm on the plea of parents of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim seeking to expedite the procedure to hang all 4 convicted, seeking issuance of death warrant against them

7 Jan 2020, 2:56 PM

Nirbhaya rape case

2012 Delhi gang-rape case: Prosecutor urges the court to issue death warrants to convicts. Court informed by the lawyers of convicts that they are in the process of filing curative plea.

7 Jan 2020, 2:51 PM

JNU VC: The incident that took place on Sunday, Jan 5 is unfortunate

The incident that took place on Sunday, Jan 5 is unfortunate. Our campus is known for debates and discussions to resolve to any issues. Violence is not a solution. We will find every opportunity to make sure that normalcy returns to the University. The registration process has been restarted. Students can register for the winter semester now. Let us make a new beginning and put the past behind, says JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar

7 Jan 2020, 2:36 PM

Delhi Police Joint Commissioner: We have visited all the spots and interacted with students in JNU

We have visited all the spots and interacted with students in JNU. Currently the investigation is in its initial stage. Students have put their confidence in us and given us few inputs, says Joint Commissioner Shalini Singh, Delhi Police

7 Jan 2020, 2:16 PM

Kerala: People from various Left organisations hold protest against Jan 5 violence at Delhi's JNU

Trivandrum: People from various Left organisations hold protest against Jan 5 violence at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University.

7 Jan 2020, 2:14 PM

Delhi court to hear shortly the plea of parents of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim

A Delhi court to hear shortly the plea of parents of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim seeking to expedite the procedure to hang all 4 convicted in the case and also seeking issuance of death warrant against them.

7 Jan 2020, 2:12 PM

Jafar, Darapuri walk out of jail; Priyanka Gandhi says lies can never win

Congress worker Sadaf Jafar and former IPS officer S R Darapuri, arrested in connection with violence during anti-CAA protests in the Uttar Pradesh capital, were released from jail on Tuesday.

Soon after their release, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi attacked the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh and said "lies can never win." A Lucknow court on Saturday last granted bail to Jafar, Darapuri and 13 others arrested in connection with anti-CAA protests in Lucknow. However, the two could be released only three days later as some formalities could not be completed, sources said.

7 Jan 2020, 2:11 PM

Activist Sadaf Jafar alleges was kicked in stomach, asked to go to Pakistan by UP cops

Activist Sadaf Jafar arrested at Citizenship Act in Lucknow alleges was kicked in stomach, asked to go Pakistan by Uttar Pradesh cops, according to NDTV

7 Jan 2020, 1:53 PM

NE students' body terms violence at JNU as 'barbaric'; demands security for students

North East Students' Organisation (NESO) on Tuesday termed the recent violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) as "barbaric" and alleged that the central government has failed to protect the innocent students of the premier institute.

To express solidarity with JNU students, the NESO will stage protests on January 8 and 9 in all states of the region.

Advisor, NESO Samujjal Kumar Bhattacharya also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah must take immediate steps to book those involved in the violence at JNU on Sunday.

"It was a barbaric attack on the innocent students at JNU and we strongly condemn it. Such violence at an academic institution is unacceptable," he said at a press conference here.

7 Jan 2020, 1:51 PM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at rally in Pathar Pratima,South 24 Parganas

If anyone comes and asks you for your details then don't give. Also, CAA, NPR and NRC will not be implemented here. If anyone comes to snatch your right then they will have to go over my dead body

7 Jan 2020, 1:43 PM

A group of lawyers read the preamble of the constitution at SC lawns to make people remember constitutional values

A group of lawyers read the preamble of the constitution at Supreme Court in Delhi lawns to make people remember constitutional values.Senior lawyers Kamini Jaiswal and Sanjay Parikh also present.

7 Jan 2020, 1:39 PM

Two day after attack, JNU Professor Sucharita Sen files complaint

JNU Professor Sucharita Sen, who suffered head injuries during an attack on students and teachers in the university campus on Sunday, has filed a police complaint.

Sen said outsiders had gathered at the university campus with sticks, rods, and deadly weapons.

She said she was first hit with a large stone on her shoulder and then with even a larger one on her head, following which she fell on the ground bleeding profusely.

7 Jan 2020, 1:23 PM

JNU Transparency Officer on hostel manual and fee hike

Our goal is to bring back stability and start semester registration process.Protests should be under limits of law and keeping interests of students in mind. Appeal to students to withdraw their strike(against hostel manual and fee hike), says Chintamani Mahapatra, Rector-I/Transparency Officer, JNU

7 Jan 2020, 1:11 PM

Clash between ABVP and NSUI workers in Ahmedabad

Clash between ABVP and NSUI workers in Ahmedabad, Police resorted to lathi charge to disperse the crowd. NSUI was protesting near ABVP officer over JNU violence when clash broke out. Around 10 people injured.

7 Jan 2020, 1:09 PM

How can the BJP stand idly by as innocent students are brutalised?, says Congress

A deplorable act by ABVP goons & clearly reflective of their violent tendencies. We strongly condemn this act of terror and demand swift action against the perpetrators, says Congress

7 Jan 2020, 12:58 PM

Delhi Forensic Science Laboratory team arrives at JNU to investigate January 5 violence

A team of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) arrives at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi to conduct investigation into January 5 violence at the university

7 Jan 2020, 12:35 PM

DCP (Southwest) on Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Devender Arya at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University says, No fresh incident has been reported from any part of the university. Active deployment of police to continue both inside and outside the university.

7 Jan 2020, 12:30 PM

Nankana Sahib Gurdwara: Scuffle broke out between Bajrang Dal,Durga Vahini workers & Security forces near Pakistan High Commission in Delhi

Delhi: Scuffle broke out between Bajrang Dal,Durga Vahini workers and Security forces near Pakistan High Commission during protest against mob attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara on January 3. Police detained protesters

7 Jan 2020, 11:57 AM

Delhi Police Crime Branch team arrives at JNU 

Delhi Police Crime Branch team arrives at Jawaharlal Nehru University to investigate January 5 violence at the university.

7 Jan 2020, 11:21 AM

Fear of being jailed & beaten up has now gone away, thanks to Yogi Ji, says Sadaf Jafar

The fear of being jailed and beaten up has now gone away, thanks to Yogi Ji, says Sadaf Jafar,social activist and Congress leader who was arrested during protest against CAA, in Lucknow

7 Jan 2020, 11:09 AM

Police taking help of video footage, face recognition system to identify those involved in violence in JNU: Govt sources

7 Jan 2020, 11:09 AM

Four unidentified men caught on camera robbing a man in Delhi's Tilak Nagar yesterday

7 Jan 2020, 10:59 AM

Activist Sadaf Jafar along with former IPS officer SR Darapuri released from Lucknow jail

Congress leader and activist Sadaf Jafar along with former IPS officer SR Darapuri released from Lucknow jail. After being released, Sadaf Jafar said ‘I am happy that Priyanka Gandhi supported me. I shall continue my protest against CAA’

7 Jan 2020, 10:27 AM

JNU Professor quits central govt panel to review economic data

CP Chandrashekhar, a professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has resigned from central government panel tasked with reviewing economic data "because of the current situation in JNU".

"I regret to inform you that, because of the situation in JNU where I stay, I will be unable to attend tomorrow's meeting. Further, I feel that, under current conditions, this Committee is unlikely to be able to restore the credibility of the statistical system, which has been undermined in the recent past," reads resignation letter from the panel of professor CP Chandrasekhar of the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning at JNU.

7 Jan 2020, 10:22 AM

Exchange of fire between Security forces and terrorists in Awantipora, Pulwama

7 Jan 2020, 10:21 AM

15 trains running late on Tuesday

With visibility across northern India continuing to be hit by fog conditions, as many as 15 trains are running late on Tuesday, said an Indian Railways official.

Few trains like Faizabad to Delhi express and Hyderabad to Delhi Telangana express were running late by upto six hours. An express from Chandigarh is running late by seven hours.

7 Jan 2020, 9:56 AM

FIR against JNUSU leader Aishe Ghosh and 19 others for vandalism

Delhi Police has filed a FIR against JNU students union leader Aishe Ghosh and 19 other people for allegedly vandalizing the university server room on January 4, a day before a mob armed with iron rods and sledgehammers went on a brutal rampage inside the JNU campus.

7 Jan 2020, 9:40 AM

Rupee jumps 22 paise to 71.71 against the US dollar in early trade

7 Jan 2020, 9:28 AM

Police personnel outside main gate of Jawaharlal Nehru University

7 Jan 2020, 8:43 AM

JNU violence: Protesters shifted from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan

People protesting against the JNU violence were evicted from Gateway of India on Tuesday morning as roads were getting blocked and tourists and common people were facing problems, a police official said.

Police had appealed to the protesters to shift but they didn't listen, so they were "relocated" to Azad Maidan, the official said.

Hundreds of people, including students, women and senior citizens - who assembled at the iconic Gateway of India since Sunday midnight - demanded action against the culprits and called for Union Home Minister Amit Shah's resignation.

Violence broke out in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus.

7 Jan 2020, 8:37 AM

Protest at Gateway of India continues against JNU violence, people demand PM's resignation

With tambourines and guitars in their hands and songs of revolution on their lips, people protested against the attack on JNU students throughout the night in front of the Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Palace hotel .

People, including students and women, in large numbers had gathered in front of the Gateway of India in South Mumbai's Colaba on Sunday midnight. They were joined by Bollywood celebrities like Anurag Kashyap, Swara Bhaskar and Vishal Dadlani.

On Sunday evening, masked people brandishing hockey sticks and iron rods stormed the JNU campus in Delhi and systematically targeted students in three hostels, unleashing mayhem with sticks, stones and iron rods, hitting inmates and breaking windows, furniture and personal belongings. They also attacked a women's hostel. In the violence, 34 people were injured.

Songs like ‘Hum dekhenge', ‘Hum honge kamyab', ‘Sarfaroshi ki tamanna' rent the air as students of IIT Bombay, TISS, and members of students' organisations, including the ASFI, raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Protesters, waiving the tricolour, raised slogans like ‘Kagaz nahi dikhayenge' and ‘Tum kaun ho be'. They demanded the resignation of Modi and Shah.

Goons of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) attacked students by entering the women's hostel at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the protesters alleged and demanded that the students' organisation be banned.

Slogans against Modi-Shah and their "tanashahi (dictatorship)" were raised by the protesters as they opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register. They also brought up the issue of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, during their protest.

Heavy police deployment was made at the protest site and water, tea, biscuits and fruits were being served to protesters. Civic bodies made arrangements for toilets.

Earlier on Monday, protest were organised near the Hutatma Chowk at Fort, but later permission was denied.

A call was given that people join the protests in front of the Gateway of India. Demonstrations had started there after Sunday midnight.

The organisers had asked participants to bring food, water, bed sheets, jackets, mats, power banks,charger, medicines.

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