UP family holds 'tehraveen' ceremony for pet dog(21 minutes ago) Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) It was a solemn 'tehraveen' ceremony where friends, family and relatives had come together for a puja and a meal on Saturday in Almaspur village in Muzaffarnagar.
Ex-IAS officer detained at Prayagraj airport(27 minutes ago) Prayagraj, Jan 19 (IANS) Kannan Gopinathan, a ormer IAS officer from Kerala, was detained by the city police soon after he had arrived at the airport here, police said on Sunday.
NIA to question arrested DSP Davinder Singh in Srinagar(10:04) By Zaffar Iqbal Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) A five-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will begin their week-long visit here on Sunday, during which it will interrogate the disgraced Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh.
Three decades on, exodus still haunts Kashmiri Pandits(08:50) By Deepika Bhan New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Exactly 30 years ago on January 19, 1990, the Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee their homeland, the Kashmir Valley, as a result of being targeted by Islamic jihadis.
Bengal falls a small step behind Kerala on CAA: Sougata Roy(01:08) Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Embarrassing the Trinamool Congress on the CAA issue, veteran party leader and Lok Sabha member Sougata Roy on Saturday said the West Bengal government has fallen behind its Kerala counterpart which has passed a resolution in the Assembly after the new law came into being.
Lovely, Yusuf, Lamba in Cong 1st list for Delhi polls (Lead)(23:44) New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Former Union Minister Krishna Tirath, ex-Delhi Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely, Haroon Yusuf and Alka Lamba have figured in the Congress first list of 54 candidates for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, released here on Saturday.
Osmania varsity prof held for alleged links with Maoists(23:22) Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Telangana police on Saturday arrested an associate professor of the Osmania University on charges of alleged links with Maoist but hours later the High Court directed the police to produce him before the Chief Justice on Sunday.
Police lathi charge BJP workers trying to bring out pro-CAA rally(23:06) Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The police lathi charged and prevented BJP workers from taking out a thanksgiving rally on Citizenship (Amendment) Act which was slated to be led by state party chief Dilip Ghosh in East Midnapore district's Nandigram on Saturday.
CAA applicants can't prove religious persecution: Sarma (Lead)(22:56) Guwahati, Jan 18 (IANS) Assam Finance Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said it was not possible for those applying for citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act to prove they were victims of religious persecution, but the central government would devise some in-house processes to verify their claims.
Cong names 54 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls(22:28) New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress that released the list of 54 candidates for the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls, here on Saturday, has focused on fresh faces to take on the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has made its governance model and people-friendly policies as the poll plank.
Adarsh Shastri joins Cong after denied ticket by AAP (LEAD)(20:35) New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Three days after being dropped by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from the Delhi Assembly candidates' list, sitting Dwarka MLA Adarsh Shastri, grandson of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, joined the Congress here on Saturday.
Rahul writes to Harsimrat for setting up food park in Wayanad(20:31) New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has written to Union Food and Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal for setting up a spice and food park in his parliamentary constituency of Wayanad in Kerala.
Experts: Govt free to recover remuneration received by Tomar(20:20) New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Legal experts believe that if the government is willing, then it is free to recover remuneration received by Jitender Singh Tomar during his tenure as MLA in the Delhi Legislative Assembly. The Delhi High Court on Friday set aside his election over false declaration on his educational qualification in the nomination papers for the Assembly polls in 2015.
Specialists' shortage ails Gurugram govt hospital(20:08) Gurugram, Jan 18 (IANS) While the millennium city is emerging as the medical tourism destination with over 30 multi-speciality hospitals, the civil hospital here registering over 10,000 footfalls a day are "referring patients to other government hospitals, such as Delhi's AIIMS, Safdarjung and PGI Rohtak, due to lack of specialist doctors".
Fan compares Selena Gomez to Jethalal, internet in splits(20:08) New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A die hard fan of Selena Gomez broke the internet by posting several pictures to show there is a similarity between the US singer-actor and Jethalal Gada from the popular television serial "Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah".
Two held for spoofing CBI phone, demanding bribe(19:53) Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation here on Saturday said it had arrested two persons for allegedly demanding bribe on behalf of senior officers from some accused in CBI cases.