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- Feb 12, 2023 11:02 PM IST
Sharad Pawar seeks probe against outgoing governor: 'Decisions BS Koshyari took…'
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday demanded an inquiry against outgoing Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for his decisions which were allegedly against India's Constitution.
- Feb 12, 2023 09:20 PM IST
NIA arrests two in Bengaluru, Thane in Al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent case
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested two accused from Bengaluru and Maharashtra's Thane in connection with its probe into Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) case, the agency said.
The accused identified as Mohd Arif and Hamraz Worshid Shaikh were arrested following searches conducted in Bengaluru in Karnataka and Thane in Maharashtra on Saturday. (ANI)
- Feb 12, 2023 07:58 PM IST
First 22 smart cities to be ready by next month
Agra, Varanasi, Chennai, Pune and Ahmedabad are among the 22 cities that will complete all projects under the government's ambitious Smart Cities Mission by next month, giving their citizens better quality of life and a clean and sustainable environment, officials said on Sunday, PTI reported.
- Feb 12, 2023 07:36 PM IST
Union Health Minister Mandviya inspected the construction of AIIMS in Rajkot
Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandviya today inspected the construction of AIIMS in Rajkot, Gujarat. "I have instructed that the hospital should be ready by October- November of this year so that it can be dedicated to the nation," he said, reports ANI.
- Feb 12, 2023 07:30 PM IST
Happy but Koshyari should have been replaced earlier: Sharad Pawar
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Sunday said Maharashtra is relived with the exit of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari but this decision should have been taken much earlier by the Centre. He demanded an inquiry if Koshyari has taken any unconstitutional decisions, PTI reported.
- Feb 12, 2023 07:17 PM IST
Mentally ill man jumps in front of metro train in Delhi, dies
A 34-year-old man died after allegedly jumping in front of a train at Mayur Vihar metro station in Delhi on Sunday, the police said.
The incident took place on Sunday afternoon at Platform No.1 of the station at around 01.51pm, ANI reported.
- Feb 12, 2023 07:03 PM IST
'Vidyut Rakshak' being showcased at Aero India 2023 in Bengaluru
- Feb 12, 2023 06:36 PM IST
Andhra CM Jagan Reddy welcomes Justice Nazeer's appointment as new governor
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday welcomed the appointment of retired Supreme Court judge S Abdul Nazeer as the state Governor, and looked forward to working with him in unravelling AP's full potential, PTI reported.
- Feb 12, 2023 06:10 PM IST
Cong ignored development in border areas: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress of underestimating the valour of the armed forces and said its governments did not carry out development work in border areas, fearing the enemy could exploit the new roads to advance into the country.
He was addressing a BJP rally here, soon after a ceremony a few kilometres away to inaugurate the first phase of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, which he said would bring pace to development in Rajasthan as well.
- Feb 12, 2023 05:48 PM IST
IIT Roorkee student drowns in Ganga in Haridwar
A student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) from Rajasthan drowned in Ganga river in Haridwar on Sunday morning.
According to the eyewitnesses, deceased Siddharth Gehlot (21) ,electric engineering student of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, resident of Khagad Wada Ajmeri Gate Nagaur, Rajasthan along with four other students had arrived at Ganga ghat on Sunday morning.
- Feb 12, 2023 05:14 PM IST
I will fulfil the responsibility honestly: Assam's new guv Kataria
Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan and senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party Gulab Chand Kataria has been given the responsibility of the Governor of Assam on which he said he would "fulfil the responsibility honestly."
Talking to ANI, Gulab Chand Kataria said, "My party has always shown its trust in me." Whenever the party has given me whatever, responsibility, I have tried to fulfil it to the best of my ability."
- Feb 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST
4.0 magnitude earthquake hits Assam's Nagaon
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred at 1618 hours in Nagaon, Assam today: National Center for Seismology
- Feb 12, 2023 04:41 PM IST
President Murmu on UP Global Investors Summit
- Feb 12, 2023 04:25 PM IST
Only double-engine BJP govt can protect Tripura from 'triple trouble' of Cong, CPI(M): Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said Tripura is faced with the “triple trouble” of the Congress, CPI(M) and Tipra Motha in the ensuing assembly elections, and only a double-engine BJP government can protect the state from it, reported PTI.
Shah also said that the Left, which betrayed tribals for long in Tripura, is now projecting a tribal leader as the chief ministerial face to “dupe” people.
“If you want to be rescued from this 'triple trouble', vote for the double-engine BJP government,” Shah told a tally here in Unakoti district.
- Feb 12, 2023 03:55 PM IST
Tipra Motha means bringing back ‘jungle raj’ in Tripura: Amit Shah
Voting for ‘triple trouble’ of Congress, CPI(M), Tipra Motha means bringing back ‘jungle raj’ in Tripura says Amit Shah
- Feb 12, 2023 03:52 PM IST
Dr Ambedkar's statue vandalised in UP's Kannauj
A statue of B R Ambedkar was found vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Sarai Prayag village here, police said on Sunday, PTI reported.
An FIR has been registered and efforts are on to identify the accused, they said.
According to the police, the Ambedkar statue in Gursahaiganj area was damaged by some miscreants on Saturday night.
- Feb 12, 2023 03:32 PM IST
Congress' Rashid Alvi on Justice Nazeer appointed as Andhra Governor
- Feb 12, 2023 03:13 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates 246-km stretch of Delhi-Mumbai expressway
PM Modi inaugurates first stretch of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway from Dausa, to bring Delhi and Jaipur closer by 1.30 hours.
- Feb 12, 2023 02:55 PM IST
Water cannon used against AAP workers protesting over Adani issue in Chandigarh
The Chandigarh Police on Sunday used water cannon to prevent AAP workers from moving towards the BJP office here as part of their protest against the Centre over the Adani issue.
Aam Aadmi Party workers, gathered from various parts of Punjab, wanted to "gherao" the office of the Punjab BJP in Sector 37 here to register their protest against the party-led central government, PTI reported.
- Feb 12, 2023 02:14 PM IST
Cong's promises shall be foundation of '5 Star Meghalaya'
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday said the promises made by the party in Meghalaya shall be the foundation of a '5-star' state.
The Meghalaya Congress on Saturday promised one job to each household, free healthcare for all and free education for all girls up to class 12, if voted to power, reported PTI.
- Feb 12, 2023 01:53 PM IST
Fire breaks out in building near CM Mann's official residence
A fire broke out in a three-storeyed old heritage building situated about 200 metres from chief minister Bhagwant Mann's official residence.
- Feb 12, 2023 01:52 PM IST
Opposition party leaders to meet Kharge tomorrow
Opposition parties and their leaders to meet Congress President and LoP Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge in his Parliament office tomorrow amid protests against the government on Adani row, reported ANI.
- Feb 12, 2023 01:40 PM IST
Punjab's law and order situation improved under AAP's Mann: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that Punjab's law and order situation has seen a huge improvement under the leadership of Bhagwant Mann, reported ANI.
- Feb 12, 2023 12:44 PM IST
Nitin Gadkari inspects Delhi-Mumbai expressway control room
Union Roads and Transport minister Nitin Gadkari inspected the Delhi-Mumbai expressway control room in Sohana.
- Feb 12, 2023 11:31 AM IST
PM Modi attends event marking 200th birth anniversary of Dayanand Saraswati in Delhi
- Feb 12, 2023 10:39 AM IST
Delhi LG Saxena approves Feb 16 date for holding mayor elections
Delhi LG VK Saxena has approved February 16 date for holding the mayor elections. The decision comes after elections being stalled for three times till date.
- Feb 12, 2023 09:36 AM IST
President Murmu accepts Maharashtra governor BS Koshyari's resignation, Ramesh Bais to be appointed
President Droupadi Murmu accepted Maharashtra governor BS Koshyari's resignation on Sunday and appointed Ramesh Bais as new governor who was already serving as the governor of Jharkhand.
- Feb 12, 2023 08:38 AM IST
Minor girl raped by maternal uncle, cousin in Mumbai's Borivali
A 14-year-old girl was raped by her maternal uncle and cousin while she was living at her maternal aunt's house in Mumbai's Borivali, ANI reported. Both the accused were arrested in four hours and a case under POCSO Act and other sections of IPC was registered.
- Feb 12, 2023 07:45 AM IST
UP Global Investors Summit-2023: President Murmu's 2-day visit to UP to commence today
President Droupadi Murmu will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh from Sunday to participate in various events including the Valedictory Session of UP Global Investors Summit-2023 in Lucknow, ANI reported.
- Feb 12, 2023 06:43 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate year-long celebration marking 200th birth anniversary of Dayanand Saraswati today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday inaugurate the year-long celebrations commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi.
- Feb 12, 2023 06:07 AM IST
Canada shoots down ‘unidentified object’ over Yukon on PM Trudeau's order
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that a US fighter jet shot down a 'unidentified object' flying high over the Yukon on his orders, a day after the US took similar action over Alaska, news agency AP reported. The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a joint US-Canada organisation that provides shared airspace defence over the two countries, detected the object flying at a high altitude over Alaska on Friday evening. Read more