Security forces conducted cordon and search operation in Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir
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.
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
Gold worth ₹1 Crore and foreign currency worth ₹10.8 lakhs has been seized by Custom officials at Chennai Airport
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
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
Women hold protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens at Agripada, Mumbai
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.
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
2012 Delhi gang-rape case: A Delhi court issues fresh death warrant for convicts for 1st February, 6 am.
Bharatiya Janata Party announces names of 57 candidates out of 70 for upcoming Delhi assembly elections.
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.
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.
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
Ministry of Home Affairs has sent the file to Delhi Government after rejection from President of mercy plea of a 2012 gangrape convict Mukesh.
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.
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.
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).
“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.
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.
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.
“ 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
Madhya Pradesh: Indore administration demolished a three-storied illegal building through a controlled implosion today.
Delhi: Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting to be held tomorrow
People stage protest against CAA, NRC at Jama Masjid, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has also reached at the site.
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.
President has rejected Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea, MHA has received the communication.
Punjab government moves resolution against the Citizenship Act in the state assembly.
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.
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.
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."
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.
"This is strictly a bilateral matter for India & Pakistan to discuss on the basis of Shimla Agreement & Lahore Declaration,” says Russian Ambassador.
Supreme Court, while declining to pass any order in the PIL, said that Mahatma Gandhi is much higher than Bharat Ratna.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
11 US troops wounded in last week's Iran attack on Iraq base, reports AFP News Agency quoting Central Command
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.