Ink thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Keriwal at odd-even thanksgiving celebration

Ink thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Keriwal at odd-even thanksgiving celebration

NEW DELHI: A woman tried to splatter Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with ink when he was addressing a thanksgiving rally following the “success” of his government’s odd-even road-rationing experiment at Chhatrasal Stadium today. The woman named Bhavna, who appeared to be in her 20s, came close to the lectern when Kejriwal was delivering his […]

Delhi govt requests SRK, others not to endorse pan masala

Delhi govt requests SRK, others not to endorse pan masala

New Delhi: The Delhi government has written to Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Govinda, Arbaaz Khan and Sunny Leone, urging them not to endorse pan masala products as they contain areca nuts, a potential cancer causing agent. The Delhi government has also asked the actors to join its anti-tobacco campaign […]

Cold waves continue in Rajasthan, Churu shivers at 2.5 deg C

JAIPUR: Cold wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan today with Churu being recorded as the coldest region in the state having a minimum temperature of 2.5 degree Celsius. Sikar and Pilani shivered at 4.5 degree Celsius while Sriganganagar recorded a minimum of 5.1 degree Celsius. The night temperatures at Tonk, Jaipur, Ajmer and Jaisalmer were recorded […]

VHP asks political parties to stop Muslim appeasement policy

Bengaluru: The VHP on Sunday asked political parties to stop Muslim appeasement “policy”, claiming this was “uneding” and was hurting the country. It also pitched for a uniform population policy in the country, noting that the Muslim population was growing at a faster rate than the Hindu community. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Joint General Secretary […]

Delhi: Sub-inspector shoots down woman in Dwarka, commits suicide

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Police sub-inspector allegedly shot dead a 28-year-old woman and then tried to commit suicide at a park in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 4 on Sunday. The officer, identified as Vijendra Bishnoi (33), allegedly had an extra-marital affair with the woman, Nikita, a former news stringer who lived in Dwarka and had […]

Rajnath meets intelligence, police officials over ISIS

Rajnath meets intelligence, police officials over ISIS

NEW DELHI: Top officials of central intelligence and investigative agencies and police of 13 states on Saturday held a meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed steps to check the growing influence of ISIS among youngsters through social media and other sources. Singh held the day-long meeting to review the situation arising out of […]

Day after odd-even, Delhi sees severe traffic snarls

NEW DELHI: Severe traffic snarls were witnessed on Saturday in several parts of the national capital, a day after the odd-even scheme restricting the movement of private cars ended in the city. Around 9 am, severe traffic congestion was reported in the Delhi Cantonment area. Within an hour, there were long tailbacks witnessed at the […]

New Juvenile Justice Act comes into force in India

New Juvenile Justice Act comes into force in India

Above 16-year-old persons to be tried as adults NEW DELHI: Juveniles aged 16 to 18 years would now be tried as adults in cases of heinous crimes like rape and murder with a new law in this regard coming into force on Friday. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill was passed by […]

Frequent deferment of Indo-Pak talks a ‘dangerous trend’: Yechury

Frequent deferment of Indo-Pak talks a ‘dangerous trend’: Yechury

BHUBANESWAR: CPI(M) on Friday said frequent cancellation and postponement of Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan is a “dangerous trend” and the issue should never be allowed to get space for any third party but resolved bilaterally.” Referring to the Foreign Secretary-level talks put on hold, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said “frequent cancellation […]

Jamia Milia Islamia not a minority institution: Attorney General

NEW DELHI: The Attorney General has told the government that Delhi-based Jamia Milia Islamia is not a minority institution as it was created by an Act of Parliament, days after he told the Supreme Court that the legislature never intended the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to be a minority institution. In his opinion to the […]