LIVE News Updates: Jammu and Kashmir security forces conduct cordon and search operation in Budgam district

Security forces conducted cordon and search operation in Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir

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17 Jan 2020, 6:51 PM

Jammu and Kashmir Security forces conduct cordon and search operation in Budgam district

Security forces conducted cordon and search operation in Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir

17 Jan 2020, 8:12 PM

2012 Delhi gang-rape case: One of the convicts Pawan Gupta, files Special Leave Petition before the SC

One of the convicts of 2012 Delhi Gang rape case Pawan Gupta filed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court. He has claimed that he was a juvenile at the time of the crime and Delhi High Court has ignored this fact.

17 Jan 2020, 7:37 PM

Delhi CM on 2012 Delhi gang-rape case: This is not the time to do politics

Everyone wants that the convicts should be punished soon. This is not the time to do politics. Both Centre and state govt should try to make sure that all processes are completed and the convicts are hanged at the earliest, stated Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal on 2012 Delhi gang-rape case

17 Jan 2020, 7:35 PM

Chennai: Airport officials seize foreign currency and Gold worth ₹ 1 Crore

Gold worth ₹1 Crore and foreign currency worth ₹10.8 lakhs has been seized by Custom officials at Chennai Airport

17 Jan 2020, 7:10 PM

India can play a leading role in bringing US back into compliance, says Iran Foreign Minister

India can play a leading role in bringing US back into compliance with agreement&we'll not reject that possibility.India is a very dear friend of Iran&has good relations with US,it can encourage US to come back to the table, stated Javad Zarif, Iran Foreign Minister on Iran nuclear deal

17 Jan 2020, 6:55 PM

Chinese Foreign Ministry on Kashmir: It is a dispute left over from history and should be resolved properly and peacefully

China's position on the issue of Kashmir is consistent and clear. It is a dispute left over from history and should be resolved properly and peacefully in accordance with the UN Charter, relevant Security Council resolutions and bilateral agreements, stated Chinese Foreign Ministry

17 Jan 2020, 6:20 PM

Women hold protest against CAA and NRC in Mumbai

Women hold protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens at Agripada, Mumbai

17 Jan 2020, 6:01 PM

CISF personnel recovers 80 mobile phones from two Chinese nationals

CISF personnel at Delhi's IGI airport today recovered 80 mobile phones from two Chinese nationals. On enquiry, they could not produce any valid document for the mobile phones; further investigation underway.

17 Jan 2020, 5:40 PM

Centre would have to make the necessary amendments to CAA, says Punjab CM

Centre would have to make the necessary amendments to CAA if it had to be implemented in Punjab and other states opposing the legislation. Like Kerala,his government would also approach the Supreme Court on the issue, stated Punjan CM Captain Amarinder Singh

17 Jan 2020, 5:13 PM

India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: India scores 340/6 in 50 overs, in Rajkot

17 Jan 2020, 4:56 PM

Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on 1st February at 6 am

2012 Delhi gang-rape case: A Delhi court issues fresh death warrant for convicts for 1st February, 6 am.

17 Jan 2020, 4:43 PM

BJP announces names of 57 candidates out of 70 for Delhi assembly elections

Bharatiya Janata Party announces names of 57 candidates out of 70 for upcoming Delhi assembly elections.

17 Jan 2020, 4:38 PM

UP DGP OP Singh says, serial blasts convict Jalees Ansari arrested in Kanpur

Jalees Ansari (serial blasts convict who was out on parole when a missing complaint was filed by his family y'day in Mumbai) has been arrested when he was coming out from a mosque in Kanpur. He has been brought to Lucknow. It's big achievement of UP Police, says UP DGP OP Singh.

17 Jan 2020, 4:07 PM

Nirbhaya convict Pawan’s lawyer informs court he has moved SC to challenge HC verdict

Hearing adjourned till 4.30pm to allow Tihar Jail authorities to confirm if convict Mukesh has been informed about rejection of his mercy plea. Convict Pawan's lawyer informs court he has moved SC to challenge HC verdict rejecting his plea to consider him as juvenile.

17 Jan 2020, 3:49 PM

India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan out for 96, India -194/2 in 31 overs

17 Jan 2020, 3:44 PM

Nirbhaya case: Public Prosecutor requested the Court to issue fresh date & time of execution

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Public Prosecutor representing Tihar Jail Authorities informed a Delhi court that the President of India has rejected the mercy petition of convict Mukesh. Public Prosecutor has requested the Court to issue fresh date & time of execution

17 Jan 2020, 3:21 PM

Ministry of Home Affairs sends file to Delhi Government after rejection from President of mercy plea of 2012 gangrape convict

Ministry of Home Affairs has sent the file to Delhi Government after rejection from President of mercy plea of a 2012 gangrape convict Mukesh.

17 Jan 2020, 3:19 PM

Delhi HC quashes election of former Delhi Law Minister and AAP MLA from Tri Nagar assembly constituency for wrong declaration of educational qualification in election affidavit

Delhi High Court quashes election of former Delhi Law Minister and AAP MLA Jitender Singh Tomar from Tri Nagar assembly constituency for wrong declaration of educational qualification in the election affidavit.

17 Jan 2020, 2:48 PM

CAA: Union Minister says Kerala govt is not above the law

Kerala govt should realise they are not above law, they aren't above Constitution. They should not waste public money by passing resolutions&going to Courts on issues to which they aren't related, says Union Minister V Muraleedharan on resolution passed against CAA in Kerala assembly.

17 Jan 2020, 2:44 PM

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on plea filed by 20 teachers from West Bengal

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre on a plea filed by 20 teachers from West Bengal, challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and Ministry of Home Affairs notification dated 31 July 2019, to prepare National Population Register (NPR).

17 Jan 2020, 2:33 PM

Delhi Police on 'Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's visit to Jama Masjid'

“He has a time of 24 hours after his release from Tihar Jail yesterday, to leave Delhi. He is not holding any protest at Jama Masjid,” said Delhi Police.

17 Jan 2020, 2:14 PM

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad at Jama Masjid says, Peaceful protest is our strength.

Peaceful protest is our strength. People from all religions who support us should join us in great number to prove it to the govt that these protests are not led by Muslims alone, says Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad at Jama Masjid.

17 Jan 2020, 2:03 PM

Members of Dravidar Vidhuthalai Kazhagam files complaint against Tamil Super Star Rajinikanth

Coimbatore:Members of Dravidar Vidhuthalai Kazhagam filed complaint against Tamil Super Star Rajinikanth for allegedly making remarks against Thanthai Periyar (Periyar EV Ramasamy). Complainants seek registration of FIR against the actor under Sections 153(A) of Indian Penal Code.

17 Jan 2020, 1:50 PM

I am following the law and not violating any bail condition, Chandrashekhar Azad told reporters

“ I am following the law and not violating any bail condition, Chandrashekhar Azad told reporters before he went inside the mosque to pay obeisance,” according to News18

LIVE News Updates: Jammu and Kashmir security forces conduct cordon and search operation in Budgam district
LIVE News Updates: Jammu and Kashmir security forces conduct cordon and search operation in Budgam district
17 Jan 2020, 1:41 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Indore administration demolished illegal building through a controlled implosion today

Madhya Pradesh: Indore administration demolished a three-storied illegal building through a controlled implosion today.

17 Jan 2020, 1:40 PM

Delhi: CEC meeting to be held tomorrow

Delhi: Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting to be held tomorrow

17 Jan 2020, 1:39 PM

Chandrashekhar Azad reaches anti-CAA protest site at Jama Masjid

People stage protest against CAA, NRC at Jama Masjid, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has also reached at the site.

17 Jan 2020, 1:09 PM

2nd ODI: Australia win the toss and elect to field first against India, in Rajkot

Australia won the toss and opted to bowl against India in the second ODI here on Friday.

While Australia named an unchanged team, India made brought in Manish Pandey and Navdeep Saini in place of injured Rishabh Pant and pacer Shardul Thakur respectively.

Australia won the opening ODI of the three-match series by 10 wickets.

17 Jan 2020, 12:17 PM

President rejects Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea

President has rejected Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea, MHA has received the communication.

17 Jan 2020, 12:15 PM

Resolution against Citizenship (Amendment) Act moved in Punjab Assembly

Punjab government moves resolution against the Citizenship Act in the state assembly.

17 Jan 2020, 11:48 AM

SC refuses to entertain petition regarding issue of MPs not attending the Parliament, asks petitioner to approach Speaker

Supreme Court refuses to entertain a petition regarding the issue of MPs not attending the Parliament and asks the petitioner to approach the Speaker. The court gives liberty to petitioner Anil Dutt Sharma to withdraw the plea and make representation before the Speaker.

17 Jan 2020, 11:45 AM

Kerala govt is slapping cases against those protesting against CAA, says Congress leader

Ramesh Chennithala, leader of opposition in the Kerala assembly, says, Kerala govt is slapping cases against those protesting against the Citizenship Act. It’s fascist approach. CM is trying to take political mileage pretending to protest against CAA.

17 Jan 2020, 11:33 AM

RJD to contest 4 seats in Delhi in alliance with Congress

Following the good performance in Jharkhand, Congress alliance partner Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will contest on four seats in Delhi in alliance with the Congress, a party leader said on Friday.

RJD Rajya Sabha MP and party spokesperson Manoj Jha told IANS, "We are going to contest Delhi assembly polls on four seats."

17 Jan 2020, 11:31 AM

Petition challenging Citizenship Amendment Act filed in SC

A petition, challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act, has been filed before Supreme Court. A professor Apurba Baruah and 2 members of 'Sushta Samaj Bikash Chakra' filed the petition. A Bench headed by CJI asks senior advocate Indira Jaising to mention matter before Mentioning Registrar.

17 Jan 2020, 11:28 AM

Russian Ambassador to India on Russia's position on closed-door meeting on Kashmir, called by China, in UNSC

"This is strictly a bilateral matter for India & Pakistan to discuss on the basis of Shimla Agreement & Lahore Declaration,” says Russian Ambassador.

17 Jan 2020, 11:26 AM

SC declines to order in the PIL, saying Mahatma Gandhi is much higher than Bharat Ratna

Supreme Court, while declining to pass any order in the PIL, said that Mahatma Gandhi is much higher than Bharat Ratna.

17 Jan 2020, 11:21 AM

Meeting of Chief Secretaries of different states over Census and NPR begins at Ambedkar Bhawan

Delhi: The meeting of Chief Secretaries of different states and Director of Census, over Census and NPR begins at Ambedkar Bhawan. West Bengal is not participating in the meeting.

17 Jan 2020, 11:19 AM

SC seeks response from the Ministry of Road Transport on seeking implementation of its 2013 policy to convert all public transport vehicles to electric vehicles

Supreme Court seeks response from the Ministry of Road Transport on seeking implementation of its 2013 policy to gradually convert all public transport and government vehicles to electric vehicles. The SC has asked the Ministry to file reply within four weeks.

17 Jan 2020, 11:15 AM

Congress Central Election Committee meeting is underway at party's interim president Sonia Gandhi's residence to discuss candidates for Delhi elections 2020

Delhi: Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting is underway at party's interim president Sonia Gandhi's residence to discuss candidates for Delhi elections 2020.

17 Jan 2020, 11:10 AM

Nirbhaya convicts shifted to Jail No 3, says Tihar officials

Amid the uncertainty over the date of execution of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, all the four criminals facing death-row have been shifted to Tihar prison complex's jail number 3 where their hanging would take place, officials said.

The Tihar administration, busy with preparation for the execution of the four convicts -- Vinay Sharma, Akshay Kumar Singh, Mukesh Kumar Singh and Pawan Gupta, locked them up on Thursday in the same jail -- for the first time.

The convicts, however, are in different cells even in the same jail, and not together.

17 Jan 2020, 10:55 AM

Nirbhaya's mother says, those who held protests on streets in 2012, today playing with my daughter's death for political gains

Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim says, “ Till now, I never talked about politics, but now I want to say that those people who held protests on streets in 2012, today the same people are only playing with my daughter's death for political gains.”

17 Jan 2020, 10:20 AM

MHA sends mercy petition of 2012 Delhi gang-rape case convict to Rashtrapati Bhavan

MHA has sent the mercy petition of 2012 Delhi gang-rape case convict Mukesh to Rashtrapati Bhavan, last night, says Ministry of Home Affairs sources

17 Jan 2020, 9:58 AM

Gujarat: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will flag off the inaugural run of Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express shortly

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will flag off the inaugural run of Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express shortly in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. The commercial run of the Tejas Express will begin on January 19.

17 Jan 2020, 9:56 AM

Kerala to attend meeting, called by Ministry of Home Affairs to discuss census, NPR

Kerala will attend the meeting, called by Ministry of Home Affairs, of state chief secretaries and Director of Census to discuss census, NPR and seek suggestions & training and appointment process for Census and NPR, says Principal secretary (General admn dept, Kerala) KR Jyothilal.

17 Jan 2020, 9:52 AM

A journalist manhandled in Kerala while former DGP was addressing media on issues related to Yogam case

Kerala: A journalist Kadavil Rasheed manhandled at a press conference in Trivandrum while former DGP TP Senkumar was addressing media on issues related to Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam case.

17 Jan 2020, 9:28 AM

11 US troops wounded in last week's Iran attack on Iraq base, reports AFP

11 US troops wounded in last week's Iran attack on Iraq base, reports AFP News Agency quoting Central Command

17 Jan 2020, 9:19 AM

A sailor on security sentry duty committed suicide by shooting himself with service revolver on naval vessel INS Shivalik today

Amith Kumar, a sailor on security sentry duty at the Eastern Naval Command in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver on board the naval vessel INS Shivalik today. He is under treatment at hospital.

17 Jan 2020, 9:13 AM

Economic Offences Wing arrested accountant from Delhi in connection with money laundering

Lucknow: Economic Offences Wing has arrested an accountant Lalit from Delhi, in connection with alleged money laundering of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) employees' provident fund.

17 Jan 2020, 9:09 AM

Parts of Delhi receiving light showers and drizzle

Delhi: The national capital woke up to a cold morning today, with parts of the city receiving light showers and drizzle. The city is recording a minimum temperature of 9 degree Celsius today.

17 Jan 2020, 8:31 AM

Police: 2 gunmen injure 5 customers at Chicago barbershop

Two gunmen fired through the window of a Chicago barbershop Thursday evening, injuring three three juveniles and two adults who were getting their hair cut, police said.

Chicago police Deputy Chief of Patrol Ernest Cato told The Chicago Tribune that the gunmen had walked into the store in the West Garfield Park neighbourhood and looked around, moments before firing into the shop from the street.

17 Jan 2020, 8:30 AM

ISRO’s GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket

India's "high power" communication satellite GSAT-30, aimed at providing high-quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services, was successfully launched onboard Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in the early hours of Friday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in Bengaluru .

Blasting off from the Ariane Launch Complex in Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America at 2:35 am IST, European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 vehicle injected GSAT-30 into the orbit in a flawless flight lasting about 38 minutes.

" #GSAT30 successfully separated from the upper stage of #Ariane5 #VA251" ISRO said in a tweet.

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