LIVE News Updates: UP govt is once again trying to save the accused, says Rahul Gandhi on Barabanki case

Failing to stop rape incidents, the UP govt is once again trying to save the accused by suppressing facts instead of providing justice to the victim’s family, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

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16 Oct 2020, 7:55 PM

UP govt is once again trying to save the accused, says Rahul Gandhi on Hathras case

Failing to stop rape incidents, the UP govt is once again trying to save the accused by suppressing facts instead of providing justice to the victim's family.

How many more girls? How many more Hathras?

16 Oct 2020, 7:45 PM

Delhi records 22 more COVID-19 deaths, taking toll to 5,946

Delhi records 22 more COVID-19 deaths, taking toll to 5,946; infection tally climbs to 3.24 lakh with 3,428 fresh cases: Authorities

16 Oct 2020, 7:07 PM

Kolkata Knight Riders win toss, choose to bat first against Mumbai Indians

Kolkata Knight Riders win the toss, opt to bat first against Mumbai Indians, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

16 Oct 2020, 6:59 PM

Bodies of five members of a family found in Hyderabad two days after they were swept away by floods triggered by heavy rainfall: Police

16 Oct 2020, 6:42 PM

Body of 25-year-old man found hanging from a tree in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh: Police

16 Oct 2020, 6:10 PM

Punjab CM orders SIT probe on fatal attack on Balwinder Singh

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh orders the constitution of a SIT, headed by DIG Ferozepur, to probe the fatal attack on Shaurya Chakra awardee Comrade Balwinder Singh. SIT has already formed 4 special teams to crack the case & nab the accused: Punjab Chief Minister's Office (CMO)

16 Oct 2020, 5:51 PM

Rani Laxmi Bai statue located in Delhi's Jhandewalan to be shifted to a park near DCM Chowk to ease traffic movement in the area: North Delhi mayor Jai Prakash

16 Oct 2020, 5:36 PM

₹1 crore fine to be imposed on North Delhi civic body for no action against garbage burning in Kirari village: Delhi minister Gopal Rai

16 Oct 2020, 5:26 PM

Cows & buffaloes assigned 12-digit unique identification number in Lucknow

Lucknow: Cows & buffaloes are being assigned 12-digit unique identification number. R Singh, Animal Husbandry dept says,"They're being tagged with details incl age & breed. It'll help in efficient healthcare & trace their location. About 10 lakh animals tagged in Lucknow so far."

16 Oct 2020, 5:23 PM

Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh shot dead in Punjab

Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh, who had fought against terrorism for years, was shot dead by two unidentified men in Punjab's Tarn Taran district today. He and his family had been on terrorists' hit list for years.

16 Oct 2020, 4:50 PM

CBI recovers assets worth over Rs 190 crore during searches against 6 companies in internet tech support scam case

CBI recovers assets worth over Rs 190 crore during searches against 6 companies in internet tech support scam case: Officials

16 Oct 2020, 4:34 PM

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 hit Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Hindu Kush, Afghanistan today at 3:40 pm: National Centre for Seismology.

16 Oct 2020, 4:29 PM

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,610 new COVID-19 cases, 4,49,935 total cases

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,610 new COVID-19 cases, 46 more fatalities and 3,538 recoveries. Infection tally rises to 4,49,935, death toll reaches 6,589. The number of active cases of the disease in the state stands at 35,263.

16 Oct 2020, 4:21 PM

Another Dalit girl raped, murdered in Barabanki, UP

Even before the dust could settle completely over the Hathras incident, another Dalit girl has been allegedly raped and strangulated in a village in Barabanki district.

The girl's body was found on Wednesday in a paddy field.

The police had initially filed a murder case against an unidentified person but after the post-mortem report confirmed sexual assault, the charge of rape under IPC section 376 was added to the FIR.

16 Oct 2020, 4:10 PM

Mathura court admits plea seeking to remove mosque,situated adjacent to Krishna Janmabhoomi

Mathura court admits plea seeking to remove mosque, situated adjacent to Krishna Janmabhoomi. Next hearing to be held on November 18, 2020

16 Oct 2020, 4:06 PM

Three killed, 4 hurt after being hit by truck in UP

Three persons, including a 16-year-old girl, were killed and four others injured on Friday after being struck by a truck while waiting for conveyance in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district, police said.

The victims were waiting on the roadside in the Jamaniya Kotwali police station area when the accident took place in the morning, they said.

Jyoti Devi (58), Mira Devi (35) and Kiran, all belonging to Tajpur Manjhariya village, were waiting for conveyance to reach the banks of the Ganga for taking a holy dip, police said.

Four others with serious injuries have been admitted to hospital, they said.

The locals staged a protest against the accident, disrupting vehicular traffic for sometime. They were later pacified by the administration on the promise of financial assistance to the victims' families.

The truck driver has been nabbed and the bodies sent for post-mortem, police said.

16 Oct 2020, 3:34 PM

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tests positive for COVID-19

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tests positive for COVID-19. He is under home quarantine

16 Oct 2020, 3:27 PM

CM Yogi has no concern for crime against women but the photo session is on, says Priyanka

In the last one week, 13 horrific incidents of crime against women have happened in UP. According to reports, in 4 incidents the victim was killed or the victims committed suicide. The pathetic condition of women's security deeply disturbs. CM Sahab has no time to hold a special session over it, yes the photosession is on, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

16 Oct 2020, 2:34 PM

Rupee settles on a flat note, inches 1 paisa higher to 73.35 against US dollar

16 Oct 2020, 2:34 PM

Terrorist apprehended with one AK rifle, joint operation concluded: Indian Army

16 Oct 2020, 2:23 PM

Dinesh Karthik steps down as KKR captain, Morgan takes charge

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik on Friday stepped down as captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders team, handing over the reins to his English deputy Eoin Morgan hours before the IPL match against Mumbai Indians.

16 Oct 2020, 1:42 PM

SC appoints Justice retd Madan B Lokur to act as the one-man monitoring committee to prevent stubble burning

Supreme Court appoints Justice (retd) Madan B Lokur, a former judge of the top court, to act as the one-man monitoring committee to prevent stubble burning in states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh

16 Oct 2020, 12:53 PM

SC dismisses a plea seeking direction to remove Uddhav Thackeray-led government from Maharashtra

Supreme Court dismisses a plea seeking direction to remove Uddhav Thackeray-led government from Maharashtra and impose President's Rule there

16 Oct 2020, 12:29 PM

Around 2.5 lakh students in Delhi pass class 12 board exams every year, of whom only 1.25 lakh get admission in city colleges: Kejriwal.

16 Oct 2020, 12:29 PM

There is a need to open more colleges and universities in Delhi, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

16 Oct 2020, 12:19 PM

Encounter underway in Kashmir's Budgam

An encounter between terrorists and security forces started in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Friday, officials said.

16 Oct 2020, 12:09 PM

The family wants the case to be shifted to Delhi, says Brother of Hathras Incident victim

The family wants the case to be shifted to Delhi, we also want to shift there. The governemnt should help us in this regard, we are dependent on them. We just want to be safe wherever we are: Brother of Hathras Incident victim

16 Oct 2020, 12:08 PM

Delhi Government exempts electric vehicles from registration fee

Delhi Government exempts electric vehicles from registration fee. Electric vehicles were also exempted from road tax on 11th October

16 Oct 2020, 11:42 AM

J'khand reports 583 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

Eight more people died of COVID- 19 in Jharkhand, raising the toll to 820, while 583 fresh cases pushed the tally in the state to 94,952, a health department official said on Friday.

16 Oct 2020, 11:40 AM

Rupee slips 6 paise to 73.42 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee depreciated 6 paise to 73.42 against the US dollar in opening trade on Friday as forex market sentiment remained subdued amid concerns over resurgence in coronavirus cases in many parts globally.

16 Oct 2020, 10:38 AM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is tired & can not handle the state, says Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is tired & can not handle the state. He doesn't want to talk about development, unemployment, education, health infrastructure & poverty. He says Bihar is a landlocked state hence industries can not be set up resulting in no job creation: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD

16 Oct 2020, 10:02 AM

SIT constituted to investigate the Hathras alleged gangrape case completes its probe

Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to investigate the Hathras alleged gangrape case completes its probe. The SIT to submit the report to the government soon

16 Oct 2020, 10:02 AM

Sensex, Nifty rebound in early trade; bank, IT stocks take charge

Equity benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded 320.33 points to trade at 40,048.74 in opening deals on Friday, led by intense buying mainly in banking and IT counters.

16 Oct 2020, 9:58 AM

COVID-19: Telangana adds 1,554 new cases, 7 deaths take tollto 1,256

Telangana reported 1,554 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 2,19,224 while seven more deaths pushed the toll to 1,256, the state government said on Friday.

16 Oct 2020, 9:26 AM

India reports a spike of 63,371 new COVID-19 cases & 895 deaths

India reports a spike of 63,371 new COVI19 cases & 895 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 73,70,469 including 8,04,528 active cases, 64,53,780 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,12,161 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

16 Oct 2020, 9:02 AM

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt over handling of COVID crisis

Another solid achievement by the BJP government. Even Pakistan and Afghanistan handled Covid better than India, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

16 Oct 2020, 8:26 AM

Global COVID-19 cases top 38.8 million

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 38.8 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,097,180, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 38,833,032 and the fatalities increased to 1,097,189, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 7,977,097 and 217,754, respectively, according to the CSSE.

India comes in second place in terms of cases at 7,307,097, while the country's death toll soared to 111,266.

The other top 15 countries with the maximum amount of cases are Brazil (5,169,386), Russia (1,346,380), Argentina (949,063), Colombia (936,982), Spain (921,374), Peru (856,951), France (850,997), Mexico (834,910), South Africa (698,184), the UK (676,455), Iran (517,835), Chile (486,496), Iraq (416,802), Bangladesh (384,559), and Italy (381,602), the CSSE figures showed.

Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 152,460.

The countries with a death toll above 10,000 are Mexico (85,285), the UK (43,383), Italy (36,372), Spain (33,553), Peru (33,512), France (33,146), Iran (29,605), Colombia (28,457), Argentina (25,342), Russia (23,350), South Africa (18,309), Chile (13,434), Ecuador (12,306), Indonesia (12,268), Belgium (10,278) and Iraq (10,086).

16 Oct 2020, 8:13 AM

Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Pakistan violated ceasefire in Mankote sector, of Poonch district at about 0515 hours on Friday

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