Newborn kidnapped from Civil Hospital in Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): A newborn baby was allegedly kidnapped by a woman from Civil Hospital in Ludhiana on Tuesday."The girl was born on February 7. While checking CCTV footage we have seen a woman fleeing…

Woman beaten up by family members for refusing to work as labour

Dhar (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): A woman was beaten up by her family members for refusing to work as labour but the incident came to light after the video went viral on social media."A video has…

Priority should be to implement government policies: Telangana CM to DCs

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday has exhorted the District Collectors and Additional Collectors that priority to the district administration should be on implementation of the governme...

Police should check CCTV footage to identify the attackers, says AAP MLA Naresh Yadav

New Delhi [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party MLA Naresh Yadav on Wednesday said that police should thoroughly check the CCTV footage to identify the assailants who shot at his convoy.Around 4 rounds were fired at the…

Assam govt to conduct survey to identify indigenous Muslims in state

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): The Assam government is planning to conduct a survey to identify the indigenous Muslim population of the state in order to segregate them from illegal Bangladeshi immigrants."In the state budget of 2019-20,…

BJP will continue to lose in state elections, says Karti Chidambaram

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Congress leader Karti Chidambaram on Tuesday said that BJP will continue to lose in state elections in the future."People who vote in state assembly election will vote differently than a parliamentary…

Criminal killed in encounter with UP STF in Varanasi

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): The special task force of Uttar Pradesh Police has gunned down a wanted criminal here on Tuesday."One criminal Rajesh Dubey was killed in an encounter with STF Varanasi Unit led by…

Three arrested for attempting to rape and murder minors in Karnataka

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Three persons on Tuesday have been arrested for attempting to rape and murder three minor girls here."Three persons have been arrested for attempting to rape and murder three minor girls in Konaje…

Shots fired at Mehrauli AAP MLA Naresh Yadav’s convoy, one killed

New Delhi [India], Feb 12 (ANI): At least one volunteer was killed while another was injured when shots were fired at Aam Aadmi Party MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy here on Tuesday.Naresh Yadav, AAP MLA from Mehrauli was returning…

ABVP Karnataka requests state govt to intervene in Shaheen School issue

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Karnataka wing has demanded the state government to intervene in the Shaheen Primary and Higher school play issue to ensure justice to innocent children."The act...

Hyderabad: Bajrang Dal asks people to not celebrate Valentine’s Day, pay tributes to Pulwama bravehearts

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Telangana state unit of Bajrang Dal has asked the youth to not celebrate Valentine's Day as because 40 CRPF jawans lost their lives in Pulwama on the same day last year."We…

BSF arrests one Pakistani national from Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel arrested one Pakistani national from near Chanaa Post, Gurdaspur sector on Tuesday.Station House Officer of Ramdas Police Station, Mantej Singh said, "BSF has handed him ove...

Sitharaman hits out at Chidambaram over ‘incompetent doctors’ jibe

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday targeted senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in both houses of Parliament for his remarks that "incompetent doctors" in the government were managing the economy."Har...

UP govt brings Ground Water Act-2020 to improve ground water levels

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday chaired a state cabinet meeting where the Ground Water Act-2020 meant to improve the falling groundwater level was approved. Under the act, registrat...

3447 people being monitored in various districts of Kerala: KK Shailaja on coronavirus

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): With the novel coronavirus spreading across 25 countries, Kerala is continuing its vigil against the outbreak and 3447 people are being monitored over suspicion, in various districts of the state, said...

Subash Chopra resigns as Delhi Congress chief following party’s drubbing in Delhi Assembly polls

New Delhi [India], Jan 11 (ANI): Congress leader Subhash Chopra on Tuesday resigned from the position of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president following party's debacle in the Assembly polls in which it drew a blank and 63…

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre’s ‘Bhabha Kavach’ to protect CISF

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A newly-developed bulletproof jacket called 'Bhabha Kavach', designed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, will be used by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).Fifty-five pieces of the bulletproof jacket...

IG Lucknow Range assures speedy action in rape, murder of minor girl in UP’s Sitapur

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): SK Bhagat, IG, Lucknow Range on Tuesday visited the village in Sitapur where a three-year-old girl was raped and murdered on Monday.SK Bhagat met the family members and relatives of the…

AAP scores landslide victory in Delhi polls, BJP improves marginally, Congress fails to score again

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) scored a landslide victory in Delhi assembly elections for the second time in a row as it swept aside both BJP, which was again restricted to…

AAP’s Amanatullah defeats BJP candidate by over 71k votes on Okhla seat

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Amid BJP's shrill poll campaign targeting the anti-CAA protest at Okhla's Shaheen Bagh, AAP's local candidate Amanatullah Khan defeated BJP's Braham Singh by a huge margin of 71,827 votes, the second-highest across…

Until hanged, convicts will continue to use new tactics: Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi on Tuesday said that the four convicts in the 2012 gang-rape and murder will continue to use new tactics so long as they are not hanged."Application has been…

Gold worth Rs 26.69 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A total of 634 grams of gold valued at Rs 26.69 lakh was recovered and seized from three passengers by the Customs department at Chennai airport on Tuesday."On Tuesday based on…

Andhra Police detains man for harassment after getting first distress call on Disha App

Eluru (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday registered a 'Zero FIR' against a person for allegedly misbehaving with a woman in a moving bus.The woman passenger had lodged a complaint through the Disha…

Pak sponsored agencies using VPN to send chain of messages: J-K DGP

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said that Pakistan-sponsored agencies are using a virtual private network to send a chain of messages.He, however, said that no agency could…

Kejriwal to hold meeting with newly-elected party MLAs on Wednesday

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting with the newly-elected party MLAs at his residence on Wednesday.AAP on Tuesday won 62 seats out of 70 in the recently…

TDP plans to hold ‘Praja Chaitanya Yatras’ from next week

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Telegu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday said that it is planning to hold 'Praja Chaitanya Yatras' from next week."TDP is planning to hold 'Praja Chaitanya Yatras' from next week to propagate…

Proper investigation in criminal cases essential for successful prosecution, says Himachal CM

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said the criminal investigation is a multifaceted challenge and proper investigation was essential for successful prosecution.He said this while releasing the 'Ma...

Three injured in cylinder explosion incident at Bengaluru-based hotel

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Three people on Tuesday sustained injuries after a fire broke out in a Bengaluru-based hotel after a cylinder exploded in the premises. The fire broke out at Koramangala Wipro Signal Hotel in…

AAP to fight all local elections in Maharashtra

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will fight all the forthcoming local elections in Maharashtra and Mumbai.A statement from the party's national executive member Preeti Sharma Menon said: "AAP's Maharashtra unit has decided…

Govt taking all measures to monitor situation in view of Coronavirus outbreak: Ashwini Choubey

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Tuesday said that government has been taking all measures to monitor the situation in view of Coronavirus outbreak."All measures…

HC seeks Delhi govt’s response on plea seeking ban on acid sale

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi government to file response on a plea filed by an acid attack survivor, seeking directions to ban the sale of acid across retail…

YSRCP leaders say ‘bills deemed to be passed as council didn’t take action within stipulated time’

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose and Leader of Opposition in the state Legislative Council Ummareddy Venkateswarlu on Tuesday said that the Decentralisation bill and APCRD...

Women Commission should make women aware about their safety at grassroots level: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said there was a need to make people aware about women empowerment and women's safety at the local level.Addressing a women awareness programme…

Delhi poll final result: AAP bags 62 seats, BJP gets 8, Cong draws blank

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday won 62 seats and BJP eight out of a total of 70 assembly seats at stake in the city-state where the polling was held on…

CBIC destroys prohibited drugs, narcotics worth Rs 79 crore

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Customs formations under the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) carried out an all India destruction of huge quantity of seized prohibited narcotics and psychotropic drugs and substances (NDPS)…

Delhi poll results: Amid AAP’s landslide victory, these 8 BJP candidates secured their seats

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): After an initial lead on many seats and continued suspense at poll centres, only 8 BJP candidates were able to emerge victorious from their respective constituencies as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept…

Congress puts up worst ever performance in Delhi polls, Rahul-Priyanka rallies prove non-starter

By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The performance of the Congress party in Delhi Assembly elections 2020 has been worst ever since 1993, when Delhi became a Union Territory with a legislature and had its first…

Four criminals arrested from Barabanki, stolen vehicles recovered

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Four robbers were arrested and five stolen two-wheelers were recovered from their possession in Barabanki on Tuesday, informed Uttar Pradesh police.Addressing a press conference, IG Law and Order, Vijay Bh...

Challenges mount for Congress in Delhi, party on sticky wicket in triangular contests

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Congress drew a blank in the second successive assembly election in Delhi making the task of its revival even more challenging. The results on Tuesday again showed the Congress finds it difficult…

STF seizes Yaba tablets worth over Rs 3 cr in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police has arrested three people and seized approximately 1,18,000 Yaba tablets worth over Rs 3.5 crore from them.The accused have…

Union Health Secretary reviews preparedness for novel coronavirus

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan on Tuesday chaired a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, to review the actions and preparedness for prevention and…

Mamata going to lose, she should worry about that: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday said that TMC chief Mamata Banerjee should worry about the upcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal as her party is going to lose in…

UP BJP chief blurts cuss word while addressing crowd at Firozabad

Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swantantra Dev Singh on Tuesday shocked his audience at a public event here after he blurted out an expletive while addressing a crowd.Giving a lecture on morality…

AAP wins 58 seats, BJP 7

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won 58 seats and BJP seven out of a total of 70 assembly seats at stake in the city-state where the polling was held on February…

15 cr loans extended to women under PMMY till Jan 202

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Over 15 crore loans, amounting to Rs 4.78 lakh crore, have been disbursed to women borrowers under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY), said Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance…

Subhash Chopra offers to resign as Delhi Congress chief

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Subhash Chopra on Tuesday offered to resign from the post of Delhi Congress chief in a letter to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.Chopra's offer of resignation comes soon after the declaration of…

Delhi court to continue hearing final arguments in Puneet extradition case on March 2

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday said it will continue hearing on March 2, the final arguments in the extradition case of Puneet, an accused in a hit-and-run incident which took place in…

President Kovind to visit Maharashtra on Feb 12, 13

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind will make a two-day visit to Maharashtra's Pune and Lonavala on February 12 and 13.As per President Kovind's programme itinerary, he will grace and address the Golden Jubilee…

AAP sweeps Delhi polls second time in a row, poised to get 62 seats

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept the Delhi assembly elections for the second time in a row on Tuesday. Its stellar performance has surprised the BJP, which had hopes of a…

Silent protest observed at Shaheen Bagh today

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A silent protest was observed at Shaheen Bagh on Tuesday as trends showed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) galloping towards a landslide victory in Delhi as the day progressed. Protesters were seen holding…