Sudha Murty enthrals at Penguin Annual Lecture 2019(8 minutes ago) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Award-winning author and noted philanthropist Sudha Murty enthralled a jam-packed audience with her insights on writing for children, engaging in a conversation with fellow writer Shashi Tharoor and answering searching questions, many of them from tweens, at the Penguin Annual Lecture here on Wednesday evening.
Pakistani migrants in Delhi rejoice passage of CAB(14 minutes ago) By Anand Singh New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A day after Parliament passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), over 120 Hindu refugee families from Pakistan, who took refuge in India in 2011 and are staying in the Majnu ka Tila area since then, here on Thursday, got a reason to celebrate.
NCLT to hear Omaxe Hyderabad property case on Jan 9(16 minutes ago) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Jaipur Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that ordered status quo on the Hyderabad property of realty firm Omaxe Group will hear the case on January 9.
Amid protests, civic body defers naming road after Parrikar(28 minutes ago) Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) Amid controversy, the municipal council of South Goa town Margao on Thursday deferred its decision to name a two km road after former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar, Goa Forward Party President Vijai Sardesai, a prominent member of the ruling panel in the civic body, said.
Nirbhaya convicts still have legal remedies: Counsel(19:02) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) One of the Nirbhaya's convicts, Pawan Kumar Gupta, lodged in Mandoli jail here, was shifted to Tihar Jail recently, giving rise to the speculation that the convicts would be hanged on December 16. However, the convicts' counsel said that untill all the legal remedies are exhausted, the hanging cannot take place.
5th Kerala lit fest by Arabian Sea from Jan 16(19:00) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) With more than 2.75 lakh attendees and five stands on the sands of Calicut, the 5th edition of Kerala Literature Festival by the Arabian Sea from January 16-19, 2020, promises to be the biggest bilingual event of its kind in India.
CAB won't see the light of day in Kerala: CM(18:56) Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 12 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said, "Come what may, it's not going to see the light of day in Kerala".
Rahul slams Modi over unemployment, rapes at J'khand rally(18:54) Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Narendra Modi over the unemployment rate touching a 45-year high, holding the Prime Minister responsible for the economic slowdown besides targeting him over the incidents of rape.
Nestle fined Rs 90 cr for not passing on GST rate cut(18:44) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The national anti-profiteering agency has slapped a Rs 90 crore penalty on FMCG giant Nestle India for not passing on the benefit of the goods and services tax (GST) reduction to consumers. It also asked Nestle to deposit the amount within 3 months.
CAB against Sikkim sentiments: Bhaichung Bhutia(18:36) By Sfoorti Mishra New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Ace footballer and Hamro Sikkim Party founder and president Bhaichung Bhutia said he is disappointed with the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019.
KPL betting: No cricketer in custody, except bookie Sayyam(18:16) Bengaluru, Dec 12 (IANS) No cricketer is in Bengaluru police custody pertaining to the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) betting scandal, following the release of C.M. Gautham and Abrar Kazi on Wednesday, a police officer said on Thursday.
Imran Khan brutally trolled over CAB tweet(18:14) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was brutally trolled after he tweeted on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that has since been passed by both the houses of Parliament.
'Sawant will succeed me, ailing Parrikar whispered in my ear'(18:12) Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) In a claim that is likely to raise eyebrows, Goa's Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday said that an ailing former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar had whispered the name of Pramod Sawant as his successor to him.
Farm Minister blames onion price hike on low output(18:10) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Facing flak over skyrocketing onion prices, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar blamed the rate hike on shortage created by low production this season. Tomar was speaking during a discussion on "Crop loss and its impact on farmers" in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
CAB: Assam burns, MLA's house torched, top cops removed (Lead)(18:06) Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) Assam continued to be in flames on Thursday as anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protesters set ablaze the house of an MLA, torched vehicles and burnt down a circle office as the state government removed two key police officers including the Guwahati Police Commissioner.
CRPF troops moved to Northeast from Kashmir(18:00) Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) In order to maintain law and order in Northeast, 12 additional companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were moved to Kashmir on Thursday, sources told IANS.
Thackeray ends suspense, gives Home to Sena, NCP Finance(17:48) Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Ending a fortnight long suspense, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday allocated the portfolios to his cabinet ministers, days ahead of the upcoming winter Session of Maharashtra Legislature next week.
Why no more nominations for Anglo-Indians: TMC leader(17:28) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) With the Modi government hinting at the end of the Constitutional provisions for nominating Anglo-Indians to the Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies, Trinamool Congress MP and also a member of the community Derek O'Brien made a blistering attack on the government.
CPI-M batted for CAB in 2012, but opposes it in 2019(17:22) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The CPI-M on Wednesday strongly opposed the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha before voting against it. On Sunday party chief Sitaram Yechury held a press conference in Delhi to articulate why the Bill was against the "secular fabric" of India. But a few years back, the party's stance was different.
B'desh FM cancels India trip; MEA says not related to CAB(17:06) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's Foreign Minister on Thursday postponed his trip to India after the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, however, the Ministry of External Affairs here said the two developments are not related.