AAP office decorated ahead of Delhi assembly results announcement

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Ahead of the announcements of results of the Delhi assembly polls, Aam Aadmi party office was decorated with balloons and ribbons.Not only that, scores of party workers were also seen standing outside…

Dawood’s close aide Tariq Parveen sent to police custody till Feb 13

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Dawood Ibrahim's aide Tariq Parveen has been sent to police custody till February 13 by Esplanade court here in connection with an extortion case.Speaking to reporters, Tariq's lawyer Quresh Aftab, said: "A…

Traffic restrictions in place as counting of votes begins in Delhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): As the counting for 70 seats of the Delhi Assembly begins, Delhi Traffic Police on Tuesday imposed certain restrictions on the movement of traffic in the national capital."Traffic movement is closed from…

Confident that it will be a good day for BJP, says Manoj Tiwari ahead of counting

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Just ahead of the beginning of counting for the Assembly elections, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday exuded confidence that his party will form the government in the national capital with…

Confident of win as AAP worked for people in last 5 yrs, says Sisodia

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that the party is confident of victory as it has worked for the people in the last five years."We are…

Delhi Elections 2020: Counting of votes begins

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The counting of votes for 70 seats of the Delhi Assembly has begun amid tight security. The counting, which began at 8 am, is taking place at 21 centres across the city.As…

A positive step forward: US commends BBIN nations for ‘agreeing to finalise MVA’

Washington DC [USA], Feb 11 (ANI): The United States has commended Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal for agreeing to finalise the Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) for the regulation of passengers, personal and cargo vehicle traffic among the four…

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to unveil statue of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya in Patna

Patna (Bihar) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday will unveil a statue of Bharatiya Jana Sangh ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya at Rajendra Nagar area of the city.The park at which the statue is being…

Traffic restrictions in place ahead of counting of votes in Delhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Traffic restrictions were put in place at several roads ahead of counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections today morning. "Traffic Alert Traffic movement will remain closed on Muni Maya Ram…

Delhi Elections 2020: Counting of votes today

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The counting of votes for 70 seats of the Delhi Assembly will begin amid tight security today at 8 am.According to Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh, the counting of votes…

AAP candidates visit the EVM strongroom

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Okhla candidate Amanatullah Khan and Jangpura candidate Praveen Kumar late night on Monday visited outside the designated strongroom to store EVMs at Meerabai Institute of Technology in Maharanibag...

Jamia VC Najma Akhtar meets students injured in protest

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University Najma Akhtar and other officials from the varsity on Monday visited Al Shifa Hospital and met the students who were injured during protests earlier in…

Will operate ‘Jail Radio’ in all 70 prisons by mid- 2021, says DG Prison Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Director-General Prison Anand Kumar on Monday said that the administration "intends" to cover all the 70 prisons of the state and operate 'Jail Radio' in all of them by mid- 2021."It…

Vijayawada celebrates annual Mary Matha festival

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The three-day annual 'Mary Matha' festival is being celebrated at Gunadala hill shrine here.Amidst singing of carols by various choirs, the Bishop offered prayers for the wellbeing of the nation and…

Ensure safe return of my daughter trafficked to Oman, urges Hyderabad woman to Centre

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A woman said here on Monday that her daughter who was allegedly trafficked to Oman has approached the Indian Embassy there and the central government must ensure her safe return to India.…

9 dead, 15 injured in road accident in Rajasthan

Bhilwara (Rajasthan) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Nine persons died while 15 were left injured when a bus collided with a car in the Bigod area on Monday.Five men, 3 women, and a girl died in the accident. The…

People should trust Judges on CAA, says former CJI Gogoi

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said that people should trust the Judges for resolving the issues arising out of the Citizenship Amendment Act."The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is…

3-year-old girl raped, murdered in Sitapur UP

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her neighbour here in Maholi area on Monday, police said.Her body was found inside a sack in the neighbouring house. The accused…

Reservation will not go till caste system exists, says Union Min Paswan

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that reservation will be there till the caste system exists in the country."Reservation will be there till the caste system exists," said Paswan said…

Congress will put up a poor show in Delhi Assembly polls, says Sandeep Dixit

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Sandeep Dixit on Monday said that his party will put up a poor show in the Delhi Assembly elections. The counting of votes for Delhi Assembly Polls will take…

12 arrested so far in mob lynching case in MP

Dhar (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Twelve people have been arrested so far in connection with the Dhar mob lynching case, police said on Monday."12 people arrested so far, while 35 people have been identified. CCTV footage…

12 arrested so far in mob lynching case in MP

Dhar (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Twelve people have been arrested so far in connection with the Dhar mob lynching case, police said on Monday."12 people arrested so far, while 35 people have been identified. CCTV footage…

Smriti Irani thanks Finance Minister for task force on Maternal Mortality

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday thanked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for envisioning the setting up a task force to check Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) in the country."In our country, 20-22 percent…

Smriti Irani thanks Finance Minister for task force on Maternal Mortality

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday thanked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for envisioning the setting up a task force to check Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) in the country."In our country, 20-22 percent…

Kailash Vijayvargiya hits out at Kamal Nath over recent photo with Bollywood actor

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Slamming Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister over a photograph that portrays him standing close to Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez and Salman Khan at a recent event, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said tha...

Newly inducted ministers in Karnataka cabinet allocated portfolios

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday allocated portfolios to the 10 newly inducted ministers in his cabinet.As part of Karnataka Cabinet's expansion, 10 MLAs including Ramesh Jarkiholi, Anand Singh, K Sud...

Woman accuses BJP MLA, 6 others of raping her in Bhadohi

Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A woman on Monday accused BJP MLA Ravindranath Tripathi and six others of raping her."The woman, whose husband died in 2007, met MLA Ravindranath Tripathi's nephew in 2014. She said that…

Automatic pistols recovered from college student in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): A team of Special Task Force (STF) on Monday intercepted a college student and recovered three automatic pistols from him.Following an intelligence input, a team of STF intercepted Shanu Poddar, a BBA…

Nothing unusual in meeting Nadda: Babulal Marandi

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) party chief Babulal Marandi on Monday termed his meeting with BJP chief JP Nadda as a "regular occurrence" while asserting that such meetings have been part of his…

Atmospheric water generator installed at Secunderabad railway station

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): The Indian Railway has installed a first-of-its-kind 'Atmospheric Water Generator' (AWG) system called 'Meghdoot,' which converts humid air into potable drinking water, at Secunderabad railway station.Speaki...

Dept of Defence Production issues authorisation of munition list covered in category 6 of SCOMET

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Department of Defence Production has issued authorisation for export of munitions list covered in category 6 of SCOMET (Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment and Technologies), Minister of State (MoS) for D...

Priyanka Gandhi to address more than 6 rallies in UP to raise farmers’ issues

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address more than six rallies in Uttar Pradesh starting February 23 to take on the BJP government on the farmers' issues.Her first rally will be…

Opposition slams Centre over taxation proposals, economy; BJP terms budget as ‘pro-development’

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Monday took up further discussion on the Union Budget with opposition members slamming the central government over its taxation proposals, its management of the economy and accused it…

Himachal govt committed to double farmers income by 2022, says CM Jai Ram Thakur

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said the focus of the state government is to empower farmers organisations and Self Help Groups (SHGs) in order to double the…

Chhattisgarh CM appeals PM Modi to approve proposal for production of bio-ethanol from paddy

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to approve the proposal sent by the state government to the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare for…

Siddaramaiah terms SC’s order on quota in promotions as ‘dangerous’

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday termed the Supreme Court's decision that reservation in promotions for government jobs is not a fundamental right as "dangerous" and said that it was ag...

Sri Lanka PM reaches Tirumala to participate in ‘Suprabhatha Darshan’ at Tirupati temple tomorrow

Tirumala (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse arrived here on Monday evening to participate in 'Suprabhatha Darshan' at the Tirupati temple on Tuesday.'Suprabhatam' is the first and foremost pre-dawn 'seva...

NIA grants 7 days police custody to 3 accused in Amritsar heroin case

Mohali (Punjab) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): A special NIA court on Monday sent three people to police remand till February 17 in connection with the seizure of 500 grams of heroin and Rs 1.2 lakh in Amritsar last…

Andhra Irrigation Minister dismisses reports of halt in Polavaram project works by YSRCP

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Anil Kumar on Monday dismissed reports claiming that the work on Polavaram Project was stalled after the YSRCP government came to power.The Ministe...

Andhra increases power tariff above 500 units consumption

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh government has increased power tariff for those who consume more than 500 units.The tariff has been increased by 90 paise per unit for those who consume power above 500…

Delhi Police registers case in connection with Jamia protest held today

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Delhi Police on Monday registered a case under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in connection with Jamia protest held earlier today.A case under IPC sections 186, 188, 353, 332…

Haryana Police arrest 4 including ex-BJP MLA’s son for conspiring to kill hotelier

Ambala (Haryana), [India] Feb 10 (ANI): The city police have arrested four persons including the son of a former BJP MLA in connection with an alleged conspiracy to kill a hotelier here on December 6 last year.One of…

SC seeks response from Jharkhand govt on NCPCR’s plea to ensure protection of children

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court has issued notice to Jharkhand government on a plea filed by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) claiming the selling of children in shelter homes run…

Madhya Pradesh govt transfers 52 IPS officers

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): In a major reshuffle, Congress led-Madhya Pradesh government on Monday transferred 52 IPS officers including ADGs, district police chiefs' and other top post holders.Superintendent of Police of as many as ...

TDP MLCs meet Legislative Secretary, urge him to form Select Committee

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Senior leaders of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Monday met Andhra Pradesh Legislative Secretary Balakrishnamacharyulu and urged him to form the Select Committee immediately.TDP MLCs Buddha Venkanna, A...

Delhi Assembly polls: Counting of votes from 8 am on Tuesday

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): The counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections will begin at 8 am on Tuesday. The votes were polled on February 8.Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh said on Sunday…

5 IAS, 6 HCS officers reshuffled in Haryana

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Haryana government on Monday issued transfer and posting orders of five Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and six Haryana Civil Services (HCS) officers with immediate effect.As part of the recent administr...

Services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line hit after passenger jumps onto tracks

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): The service on a section of Delhi Metro's Blue Line were hit on Monday after a passenger jumped onto the track at Mandi House station. The passenger was safely rescued by the…

Had India not been partitioned, Muslim League won’t have let Cong govt function: Natwar Singh

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Former Foreign Minister Natwar Singh on Monday said he is in favour that the country was partitioned in 1947. "If India had not been partitioned, the Muslim League would not have let…

BBMP spends Rs 55 crore on German bins for Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): In a bid to curb the garbage menace in the city, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palika (BBMP) has installed the "scientific" dustbins.The bins were brought from Germany for the cost of Rs 55…