LIVE News Updates: Tahir Hussain sent to 7-day police custody by Delhi court

Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain sent to 7-day police custody by Delhi court over Delhi violence

LIVE News Updates: Tahir Hussain sent to 7-day police custody by Delhi court
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06 Mar 2020, 6:29 PM

Delhi violence: Tahir Hussain sent to 7-day police custody by Delhi court

Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain sent to 7-day police custody by Delhi court over Delhi violence.

06 Mar 2020, 5:52 PM

IB officer murder case: Police have brought suspended AAP councillor to Delhi's Karkardoom Court

IB officer Ankit Sharma murder case: The police have brought suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain to Delhi's Karkardoom Court

06 Mar 2020, 5:49 PM

About 100 hospitalized due to gas leakage in Karachi factory

At least 100 people were hospitalized due to suffocation caused by gas leakage at a chemical factory in Karachi’s Port Qasim area, according Pakistan’s ARY News.


06 Mar 2020, 5:10 PM

FM on Yes Bank says: Since 2017 there were governance issues and weak compliance in the bank

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says, Since 2017, RBI has been continuously monitoring & scrutinizing Yes Bank. It noticed that there were governance issues and weak compliance in the bank. There was a wrong asset classification together with risky credit decisions.

I have asked RBI to ago into assessing what has caused these difficulties for the bank and clearly identify the roles played by various individuals in creating the problem and not addressing it, added FM.

Nirmala Sitharaman says, “Our govt is committed to ensuring that depositors' interests are safeguarded. I want RBI to ensure that due process of law is set to roll with a sense of urgency so that we should find out as to who led to the problem of this size & magnitude.”

06 Mar 2020, 5:00 PM

RBI unveils ‘Scheme of Reconstruction’ for crisis-ridden Yes Bank

RBI unveils ‘Scheme of Reconstruction’ for crisis-ridden Yes Bank.

Strategic investor bank cannot reduce its holding in Yes Bank below 26% before 3 years : RBI


06 Mar 2020, 4:27 PM

At least 27 killed in attack on Afghan political rally

At least 27 killed in attack on Afghan political rally, says officials. Afghanistan’s Chief Executive on Friday escaped a shooting that took place shortly after he spoke at a public event.

06 Mar 2020, 3:49 PM

Sensex down by 893.99 points, currently at 37,576.62. Nifty at 10,989.45

Sensex down by 893.99 points, currently at 37,576.62. Nifty at 10,989.45, down by 279.55 points.


06 Mar 2020, 3:09 PM

Will FM explain loan jump in 5-yr from ₹55,633 cr to ₹2,41,499 cr? asks Chidambaram

I understand FM has made a statement blaming the UPA. That’s normal for a government living in ignorance. Does the FM know the numbers that I have tweeted? If she does, will she please explain how the loan book jumped in five years from Rs 55,633 crore to Rs 2,41,499 crore?

06 Mar 2020, 2:49 PM

Security tightened at Yes Bank branches, ATMs in Mumbai

Security at Yes Bank headquarters, its branches and ATMs across Mumbai was tightened to avert any untoward incident, as hundreds of account holders of the crisis-hit private lender rushed to withdraw money, an official said on Friday.

The RBI on Thursday imposed a moratorium on the capital-starved Yes Bank, capping withdrawals at Rs 50,000 per account.

Account holders rushed to branches of the bank and their ATMs in panic to withdraw money on Friday morning, leading to chaos at many centres, including the one in south Mumbai's Fort area.


06 Mar 2020, 2:37 PM

Govt blames rats if important files goes missing, we have caught rat & brought it for punishment, says Rabri Devi

Bihar: MLAs of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) brought a mouse today at the Assembly. Former CM & RJD leader Rabri Devi says, "This government blames rats if important files, medicines or liquor goes missing, so we have caught the rat & brought it to Assembly for punishment".

06 Mar 2020, 1:51 PM

Congress hits at Modi govt over PM's silence on several dire issues challenging the country


06 Mar 2020, 1:48 PM

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Yes Bank: I want to assure all the depositors that their money is safe

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Yes Bank says, I want to assure all the depositors that their money is safe, I am constantly in touch with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The steps that are taken are in the interest of the depositors, the bank & the economy.

06 Mar 2020, 1:45 PM

SC fixes April 14 for hearing of Delhi Police’s plea against Harsh Mander for hate speech

The Supreme Court asked activist Harsh Mander on Friday to file his response to the allegation of the Delhi Police that he had also delivered hate speeches during anti-CAA protests here.

The top court, however, made it clear that it had not issued a contempt notice to Mander and said it would hear the plea on April 15.

The Delhi Police, in its plea filed on Wednesday, sought initiation of contempt proceedings against Mander for his alleged derogatory remarks, making insinuations against the apex court and its judges.

Appearing for Mander, senior advocate Dushyant Dave said he had perused the statement attributed to the activist and found nothing contemptuous and objectionable in those.


06 Mar 2020, 1:36 PM

State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar on Yes Bank: We gave the information of in-principle approval of SBI's investment to the stock exchange yesterday.

State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar on Yes Bank: We gave the information of in-principle approval of SBI's investment to the stock exchange yesterday.

06 Mar 2020, 1:01 PM

Parliament adjourned amid ruckus over Delhi violence, to reassemble on March 11

Parliament proceedings were adjourned for the day on Friday amid protests and sloganeering by members of the Congress and other Opposition parties over the Delhi violence


06 Mar 2020, 12:57 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 11am on 11th March

Lok Sabha adjourned till 11am on 11th March, amid sloganeering by Opposition, demanding presence of the PM in the House and discussion on Delhi violence.

06 Mar 2020, 12:30 PM

Delhi HC lists pleas on northeast Delhi violence, hate speeches on March 12

The Delhi High Court on Friday listed the pleas on violence in northeast Delhi and hate speeches by political leaders on March 12.

A bench headed by Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar listed the PIL seeking lodging of FIRs and arrests in the communal violence in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law and alleged hate speeches by political figures for March 12.

The death toll in northeast Delhi's communal violence stood at 44 with over 200 injured.


06 Mar 2020, 12:20 PM

I request that the suspension of the MPs (7 Congress MPs) be recalled, says Dayanidhi Maran

DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran in Lok Sabha says, On behalf of DMK, I request that the suspension of the MPs (7 Congress MPs) be recalled

06 Mar 2020, 12:19 PM

We only want a discussion on the issue of Delhi violence, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

7 of our MPs were suspended for the entire Budget session, yesterday. We don't know on what basis was this done? This is not a minor thing; We only want a discussion on the issue of Delhi violence, says Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok Sabha


06 Mar 2020, 12:03 PM

Modi and his ideas have destroyed India’s economy, says Rahul Gandhi

No Yes Bank. Modi and his ideas have destroyed India’s economy, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

06 Mar 2020, 11:26 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid sloganeering by Opposition members over Delhi violence


06 Mar 2020, 11:24 AM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon as Opposition disrupts proceedings

Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon on Friday as Opposition members disrupted the proceedings and raised slogans over the Delhi violence.

As soon as Lok Sabha assembled at 11 AM, some members of the Congress and other Opposition parties trooped into the well of the House, raising slogans demanding that Home Minister Amit Shah resign over the Delhi violence.

As the commotion continued during the Question Hour, Kirit Solanki, who was presiding the proceedings, announced adjourning the House till 2 PM.

Later the time was revised to 12 noon.

06 Mar 2020, 11:05 AM

Rahul Gandhi and other Congress MPs protest in demanding resignation of Amit Shah

Rahul Gandhi and other Congress MPs protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue at Parliament, demanding resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah over Delhi Violence.


06 Mar 2020, 11:05 AM

President Ram Nath Kovind administers oath of office to Bimal Julka as Chief Information Commissioner

06 Mar 2020, 9:45 AM

People queue up outside Yes Bank's Fort Branch in Mumbai

People queue up outside Yes Bank's Fort Branch in Mumbai. The bank was placed under moratorium by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the withdrawal limit was capped at Rs 50,000, yesterday.


06 Mar 2020, 9:26 AM

Sensex nosedives 1,459.52 pts to 37,011.09 in opening session; Nifty tanks 362.30 pts to 10,906.70

06 Mar 2020, 9:21 AM

Maharashtra: Two killed, 10 hurt as truck turns turtle on highway

Two persons were killed and 10 injured when a borewell truck turned turtle near Khambataki tunnel on Pune-Satara Highway in the early hours of Friday, police said.

The incident took place at around 6 am, when the borewell truck was taking a turn at a bend near the tunnel, but hit the concrete railing and flipped over instead, an official said.

"Two persons died on the spot, while three are grievously injured and seven have sustained minor injuries," a station duty officer of the Khandala police station said.

The injured men have been rushed to a hospital in Satara, he added.


06 Mar 2020, 9:07 AM

13 killed as SUV collides with car in Karnataka's Tumakuru

At least 13 persons, including women and children, were killed and five critically wounded when an SUV collided with a car that had crashed against a road divider moments ago near Kunigal in Tumakuru district of Karnataka in the early hours of Friday, police said.

Of the victims, while 12 died on the spot, a child breathed his last in a hospital, they added.

The injured were admitted to the hospital, the police said.

Among the dead, 10 were from Tamil Nadu and three from Bengaluru. All of them were pilgrims who were on their way to Dharmasthala in Karnataka.

There were five women and two children among the dead, the police said.

"Thirteen persons have died. The incident occurred post midnight. A car crashed against the road divider and another car collided with it," Tumakuru Superintendent of Police (SP) K Vamsi Krishna told PTI.

The police had to struggle to pull the bodies out from the mangled vehicles.

On learning about the incident, relatives of the victims rushed to the spot.

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