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Apr 4, 2022 11:28 PM IST

Ex-Haryana Congress president joins AAP

Former Haryana Congress President Ashok Tanwar joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday in the presence of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. 

Apr 4, 2022 10:35 PM IST

Punjab govt orders inquiry against teachers protesting outside state education minister's residence

Punjab government orders inquiry against teachers who protested outside the residence of state education minister in Barnala on Sunday, ANI reported. Elementary teachers’ training employees staged a protest to demand cancellation of deputations and to be sent to the places of their posting.

Apr 4, 2022 10:22 PM IST

HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Delhi Chief Secy as Election Commissioner

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the petition challenging a notification appointing Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev as Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of NCT of Delhi for conducting the elections to Municipal Corporations of Delhi, PTI reported. 

Apr 4, 2022 9:59 PM IST

Watch: Maharashtra home minister halts his speech for Azaan

Maharashtra home minister Dilip Walse Patil halted his speech today for Azan during an event in Shirur. 

Apr 4, 2022 9:45 PM IST

Police stations, tehsil offices and collectorates now dens of corruption in UP: Akhilesh

Akhilesh attacks Yogi Adityanath government, says police stations, tehsil offices and collectorates have become dens of corruption.

Apr 4, 2022 9:24 PM IST

J&K L-G condemns terror attack on CRPF personnel in Srinagar

J&K Lieutenant governor condemns the terror attack on CRPF personnel in Lal Chowk in Srinagar. “Strongly condemn the dastardly terror attack on civilians & CRPF personnel. My deepest condolences to the family of martyred HC Vishal Kumar & prayers for early recovery of the injured. Our security forces will give a befitting reply,” he said.

Apr 4, 2022 9:13 PM IST

AAP worker shot at in Punjab’s Phagwara

An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker was injured after being shot at by two unidentified assailants on the national highway at Phagwara in Kapurthala district on Monday. The victim has been identified as Vipin Kumar, aka Gora, a resident of Hardaspur area in Phagwara. Full story

Apr 4, 2022 9:08 PM IST

172 terrorists active in Jammu and Kashmir, says Army

The Indian Army has said that 172 terrorists including 79 foreigners are currently active in Jammu and Kashmir, PTI reported. The number includes 15 locals who joined the terrorist groups since January. 

Apr 4, 2022 8:47 PM IST

Lok Sabha passes Criminal Procedure Identification Bill

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill that seeks to make the investigation of crime more expeditious and increase the conviction rate, ANI reported. The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022 was passed after a reply by Home Minister Amit Shah. Several opposition members demanded that the bill should be referred to a standing committee.

Apr 4, 2022 8:31 PM IST

Covid-19: Tamil Nadu reports 21 fresh cases, zero deaths in last 24 hours

Tamil Nadu reports 21 fresh #COVID19 cases, 33 recoveries, and zero deaths, in the last 24 hours, news agency ANI has reported. 

Apr 4, 2022 8:17 PM IST

Civilian injured after being shot by terrorists in J&K's Shopian

Terrorists fire upon a civilian in Chotogam area of J&K's Shopian district. The injured civilian has been shifted to a hospital, ANI reported.

Apr 4, 2022 8:04 PM IST

4 killed after gunshots fired between two groups in Punjab's Gurdaspur

Four people died after gunshots were fired between two groups over a land dispute in Phulra village in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, a senior police official told ANI.

Apr 4, 2022 7:02 PM IST

Tamil Nadu's MDMK holds protest against fuel price hike in Chennai

Apr 4, 2022 6:55 PM IST

₹2,285-cr to be incurred on Central Vista project for FY 2022-2023: Govt

The Central government on Monday informed the Rajya Sabha that the estimated costs to be incurred on the development of the Central Vista project for the Financial Year 2022-23 is 2,285 crore.

Apr 4, 2022 6:03 PM IST

PM Modi congratulates music composer Ricky Kej for winning the Grammy award for the Best New Age Album, 'Divine Tides'

Apr 4, 2022 5:49 PM IST

India's envoy to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra named new foreign secretary

Vinay Mohan Kwatra, India's ambassador to Nepal, has been named the new foreign secretary by the Centre, news agency PTI reported. 

Apr 4, 2022 5:29 PM IST

'I've never seen such anarchy in Punjab': Navjot Singh Sidhu in Ludhiana

Apr 4, 2022 4:53 PM IST

Ashok Tanwar joins AAP, months after switching over to TMC from Congress

Ashok Tanwar, former Congress leader who had joined the Trinamool Congress in November 2021, switched over to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday. Read more 

Apr 4, 2022 4:32 PM IST

Haryana Congress Legislature Party meeting gets underway in Haryana Bhawan

Apr 4, 2022 4:00 PM IST

Two CRPF jawans injured in a terrorist attack at Maisuma in Lal Chowk, Srinagar

At least two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan were injured in a terrorist attack at Maisuma in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, news agency ANI reported.

Apr 4, 2022 3:45 PM IST

Delhi HC grants conditional nod to journalist Rana Ayyub to travel abroad

Delhi High Court has allowed  journalist Rana Ayub to travel abroad but with certain conditions. Ayub has been asked to inform the agencies where she is staying and deposit some money while her counsel also volunteered to share her client's itinerary.

Apr 4, 2022 2:57 PM IST

SC agrees to hear plea challenging Jharkhand HC bail to Lalu Prasad in fodder scam case

Supreme Court has agreed  to hear plea challenging Jharkhand High Court order granting bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav in connection with fodder scam case, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 4, 2022 2:44 PM IST

Former Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao joins Aam Aadmi Pary today

Apr 4, 2022 1:19 PM IST

Mumbai court extends Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik's judicial custody till April 18 in money laundering case

Mumbai court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik till April 18, news agency ANI reported.

Apr 4, 2022 1:00 PM IST

Opposition members walk out of LS protesting fuel price hike

Opposition members, including those from the Congress, TMC and Shiv Sena, on Monday, walked out of the Lok Sabha protesting against the fuel price hike.

Apr 4, 2022 12:03 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC reserves order on cancellation of bail to minister's son as state says he's 'not at flight risk'

In UP farmers' killing, Supreme Court has reserved an order on cancellation of bail to the minister's son as the state says he's 'not at flight risk'.

Apr 4, 2022 11:27 AM IST

Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa asks opposition to join unity govt

Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has asked the opposition to join a unity government amid the worst crisis in decades, AFP reported. Read more 

Apr 4, 2022 11:14 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence:  Advocates CS Panda & Shiv Tripathi urge SC to cancel bail plea of Ashish Mishra

Apr 4, 2022 11:09 AM IST

PM Modi congratulates Hungarian counterpart on poll win

Apr 4, 2022 11:05 AM IST

Sri Lanka crisis: Trading halted on country's stock exchange after 5.9% plunge, curfew lifted after 36 hours

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange on Monday said it has halted trading of shares for 30 minutes due to a sharp fall in the benchmark share price index.

Apr 4, 2022 10:20 AM IST

Sri Lanka: State of emergency still in place as curfew lifted 

The 36-hour long curfew that was imposed on Sri Lanka on Saturday evening has been lifted on Monday morning at 6 am but the country is still under the effect of a state of emergency.

Apr 4, 2022 9:42 AM IST

Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited to merge into HDFC Bank

Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited will merge into HDFC Bank, reported ANI citing an official document.

Apr 4, 2022 9:09 AM IST

Ashok Tanwar to join AAP today

Former Congress leader Ashok Tanwar, who had joined TMC in November 2021, will join Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today in Delhi, reported ANI.

Apr 4, 2022 8:38 AM IST

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says will not seek second term as city leader

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday she will not run for a second term as chief executive of the global financial hub in a leadership election due to take place on May 8, reported Reuters.

Apr 4, 2022 8:02 AM IST

Economist Rodrigo Chaves projected to win Costa Rica election

Former World Bank official Rodrigo Chaves was projected to win Costa Rica's presidential election with around 52.9% of the vote, according to the electoral tribunal's preliminary partial tally of Sunday's run-off ballot.

Apr 4, 2022 6:32 AM IST

Petrol and diesel prices hiked by 40 paise

Petrol and diesel prices hiked by 40 paise a litre each, the 12th increase in less than 2 weeks, taking total hike to 8.40 a litre.

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