Prashant Bhushan moves SC seeking review of fine imposed on him in contempt case

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking review of its August 31 judgement imposing a fine of Re 1 on him in connection with criminal…

Prashant Bhushan moves SC seeking review of fine imposed on him in contempt case

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking review of its August 31 judgement imposing a fine of Re 1 on him in connection with criminal…

6-yr-old killed after being hit by patrol vehicle in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 1 (ANI): A six-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a patrol vehicle of Mangalhat police station in Hyderabad on Wednesday.Confirnming the incident, Inspector Ranaveer Reddy told ANI over phone that the patr...

6-yr-old killed after being hit by patrol vehicle in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 1 (ANI): A six-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a patrol vehicle of Mangalhat police station in Hyderabad on Wednesday.Confirnming the incident, Inspector Ranaveer Reddy told ANI over phone that the patr...

BJP’s Naqvi says refrain from any political tourism on Hathras incident

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the probe teams are carrying out an investigation into the Uttar Pradesh alleged gang-rape case but there should not be any political tourism on the…

BJP’s Naqvi says refrain from any political tourism on Hathras incident

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the probe teams are carrying out an investigation into the Uttar Pradesh alleged gang-rape case but there should not be any political tourism on the…

Anurag Kashyap appears before police in alleged sexual assault case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 1 (ANI): Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap arrived at the Versova Police Station in Mumbai on Thursday to appear before the police in connection with the alleged sexual assault case registered against him by actress Payal…

Mumbai Police takes Payal Ghosh to govt hospital for medical test in sexual assault case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 1 (ANI): A team from Versova police station on Thursday took actor Payal Ghosh, who has filed a sexual assault case against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, to a government hospital in Mumbai's Andheri for a…

First VVIP aircraft ‘Air India One’ for President, PM to arrive today

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): The first of the two VVIP aircraft Air India One for President, Vice President, and Prime Minister will arrive in India on Thursday."The Special Extra Section Flight (SESF) aircraft for…

Kerala Govt moving HC to quash FIR on Life Mission scam as it has many things to hide: Opposition

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 1 (ANI): The opposition parties including Congress and BJP alleged that the Kerala Government moving the High Court to quash FIR registered by CBI on the Life Mission scam was out of fear and…

Surjewala slams UP govt over rape incidents

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed the Uttar Pradesh Government after reports of another alleged gangrape incident of a Dalit girl came to light from Balrampur district, just days after the Hathras…

Environment ministry holds meeting on stubble burning, air pollution

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): With reports of stubble burning in the states neighbouring Delhi, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) held a virtual meeting on the issue of air pollution on Thursday.The…

COVID-19: SC approves DGCA’s recommendations on refund of airfare through credit shells

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): In a major relief to passengers, whose flights got cancelled due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the Supreme Court on Thursday accepted the recommendations of the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to…

NGT directs pollution control board to act against violators of environmental norms, dumping muck in Chenab River

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal has directed the concerned pollution control board to proceed with coercive measures, including assessment and recovery of compensation for the damage and initiating prosecution against th...

Centre should impose President’s rule in UP, says Mayawati over Hathras, Balrampur incidents

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Criminals, mafias and rapists are having a free run under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Uttar Pradesh government said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday after a gang-rape case…

BJP’s slogan is not to ‘save daughter’ but ‘hide facts, save power’: Rahul

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): A day after another incident of alleged gang-rape was reported from Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) slogan is no...

LJP is likely to stay with NDA: Ramdas Athawale

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Union Minister of State Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said that Lok Janshakti Party President Chirag Paswan is likely to stay with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) despite the recent confusion over seat-sharing…

Minor consumes poison after being raped, threatened in Baghpat; one held

Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): Police have arrested a boy as a 17-year-old girl attempted suicide by consuming poison on September 27 after purportedly being raped and threatened by him in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat, said Abhishek…

People are seeing true colours of BJP’s rule: Akhilesh Yadav on Hathras incident

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): Samajwadi Party president and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav slammed the government over the death of Hathras gangrape victim on Thursday."Hathras victim's family severally beaten on the order of ...

Lance Naik killed in Pak violation of ceasefire in Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 1 (ANI): One Indian soldier was killed in an incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district on Wednesday night, said Defence PRO, Jammu.Pakistan violated the ceasefire…

Aligarh hospital report doesn’t confirm rape: Hathras SP

Hathras (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): Aligarh hospital's medical report of the Hathras Dalit woman, who succumbed to an assault by four upper-caste men, did not confirm rape, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Vikrant Vir on Thursday."The…

Have no word to condemn barbaric and shameful incident: Mamata on Hathras incident

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], October 1 (ANI): Have no word to condemn the barbaric and shameful incident, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday after a young girl was gang-raped in Hathras and who died in…

Changing agriculture trend in J-K’s Rajouri: Farmers engage in walnut farming on large-scale

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 1 (ANI): Farmers residing in far-flung hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, who are solely dependent on agriculture to earn their livelihood are now changing the trend of farming by…

Yogi Adityanath should resign over Hathras incident: Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should resign, said senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday over the alleged gang rape and death of the victim in the Hathras incident.Through several tweets, in which…

Ghaziabad: ATM robbery gang busted, three held

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): Three alleged criminals, including the kingpin, involved in ATM robberies were arrested by the police following an encounter in Ghaziabad's Kavi Nagar area, said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) ...

Constable’s gun goes off accidentally in Srikalahasti Temple, no injuries reported

Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): An incident of accidental gunfire took place in the Srikalahasti Temple on Wednesday night. However, no injuries were reported.Police are holding an internal inquiry in the matter.Speaking to ANI, Sri...

‘Jungle Raj’ spreading in UP, time CM should answer: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): After another girl was allegedly gang-raped in Balrampur died, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday claimed that "Jungle Raj" had spread in Uttar Pradesh."A horrific incident like Hathra...

Kerala gold smuggling: Koduvally municipal councillor Karat Faisal taken into custody by Customs

Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], October 1 (ANI): Koduvally municipal councillor, Karat Faisal has been taken into custody by Customs in connection with the Kerala Gold Smuggling Case.Customs had conducted a raid at his residence this morning, following whi...

Shimla: Congress holds candlelight vigil seeking justice for Hathras gangrape victim

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): Workers of the Congress on Wednesday held a candlelight vigil in Shimla demanding justice for Hathras gangrape victim.Workers of the Congress and members of the National Students Union of India marche...

With spike of 86,821 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 63-lakh mark

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): With an increase of 86,821 new cases and 1,181 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count crossed the 63-lakh mark on Thursday, according to the Union Health Ministry.As per…

14-year-old girl raped by neighbour in UP’s Bulandshahr

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour at a village in Kakore area on Wednesday night, the police said.Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh said that based on…

Fire at Mumbai market doused, no casualty reported

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 1 (ANI): The fire that broke out at a market near Chembur Railway Station has been doused and the cooling operation is underway, the Mumbai Fire Brigade informed on Thursday.As per it, there is…

Anguished by youth’s suicide, Parth Pawar to approach SC over Maratha reservation issue

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 1 (ANI): Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's son Parth Pawar on Thursday said he will approach the Supreme Court over the Maratha reservation issue after a youth allegedly died by suicide over the cause.Parth,…

Minor girl gang-raped by 3 in MP’s Khargone

Khargone (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three persons in Khargone on Wednesday night, the police said."The minor and the brother were staying in a hut when three persons approached them…

COVID-19: Ashok Gehlot to launch awareness campaign from Oct 2

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 1 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said that a mass awareness movement against coronavirus will be launched on October 2. From October 3 all Ministers will explain to people in their…

Will PM Modi hold another ‘Namaste Trump’ rally to honour his dear friend, says Chidambaram

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking if he will hold another "Namaste Trump" rally to honour his "dear friend" after US President Donald…

Rajyavardhan Rathore urges Ashok Gehlot to order immediate action in minor girls gangrape case

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Days after two minor girls were allegedly gang-raped in Kota, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore urged Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot for immediate action in the case."I request the...

Gujarat govt decides to provide fees reduction in private schools

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], October 1 (ANI): The Gujarat government has decided to provide 25 per cent reduction in fees in all private schools in the state."Keeping in mind the guardians' widespread representations, Gujarat Government today decided...

PM Modi extends greetings to President Kovind on his birthday

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted President Ram Nath Kovind on his birthday on Thursday, saying that his rich insights and wise understanding of policy matters are great assets for our nation. "Birthday…

Amit Shah wishes President Kovind on his birthday, hails his dedication to upliftment of poor, underprivileged

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday wished President Ram Nath Kovind on his birthday.Shah said that the President's dedication towards the upliftment of the poor and underprivileged sections of the society…

Odisha: Guidelines for reopening of zoo, deer parks issued, number of visitors capped

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], October 1 (ANI): The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden, Odisha issued guidelines for reopening of Zoo and Deer parks in the state.Before the reopening, the department has instructe...

BJP workers protest demanding reopening of weekly market in Delhi

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in the national capital hold protest on Wednesday, demanding the re-opening of weekly markets.Weekly markets in the city were closed since March 25 due to coronavirus…

Encouraged G20 members to enhance strategies to produce renewable energy: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): BJP MP Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday took part in the third G20 Sherpas' virtual meeting and encouraged members to enhance strategies to produce renewable energy."We focussed on the need of renewable energy…

Maha govt extends lockdown till Oct 31, allows Dabbawalas in Mumbai local

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 1 (ANI): The Maharashtra government on Wednesday extended the lockdown imposed to contain the COVID-19 spread till October 31.However, hotels, food courts, restaurants, and bars will be allowed to operate with effe...

Delhi Jal Board extends rebate scheme till December 31

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has decided to extend the rebate scheme till December 31 amid coronavirus pandemic.This scheme has benefited approximately 4.3 lakh consumers so far, the DJB said."We empathize with,…

Minor girl raped by neighbour in UP’s Azamgarh

Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): A minor girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Azamgarh district's Jiyanpur, police said on Wednesday."Today (on Wednesday), we received a complaint of rape with a minor girl. A case…

Penalty for not wearing masks in Karnataka’s urban areas increased to Rs 1,000: Sudhakar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 1 (ANI): Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday announced that the penalty for not wearing a mask in public places has been hiked to Rs 1,000 in urban areas of the…

Fire breaks out at market near Mumbai’s Chembur railway station

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 1 (ANI): Fire broke out at a market near Chembur railway station here on Thursday morning.10 fire tenders are present at the spot. More details are awaited. (ANI)

Uttarakhand CM inaugurates first Pirul power project

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], October 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Wednesday inaugurated a 25-kilowatt capacity project worth Rs 25 lakhs for generating electricity using Pirul (dry pine needles) at Chakon Dhanari village in Dunda...

Sawant inaugurates Automatic Tray Retrieval Systems at Goa airport

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Wednesday inaugurated Automatic Tray Retrieval Systems (ATRS) at Goa Airport."I congratulate the director and his staff for installing this new ATRS. It will be beneficial for…