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Gujarat school faces backlash after asking students to write postcards congratulating PM Modi on CAA

Ahmedabad, Jan 9: A private school in the city had to face angry parents after it asked students to write congratulatory postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bringing in the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. The trustee of Little Star School in ...

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PM Modi meets economists, industry experts ahead of Budget 2020

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, brainstorm with top economists at NITI Aayog to discuss the economic slowdown and set the base for government agenda going forward. Top cabinet ministers including home minister Amit Shah, road minister Nitin ...

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Country going through troubled times, says Chief Justice Bobde on CAA petition

The country is witnessing troubled times and petitions in Supreme Court should not exacerbate the situation, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde observed on Thursday on an unusual petition that wants the top court to declare the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) ...

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Delhi Police capable, but it gets orders from above not to take any action: Kejriwal

New Delhi: The Delhi Police is capable of maintaining law and order but it gets orders from above to “just stand there and not take any action”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday, referring to the recent violence at JNU ...

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Deepika Padukone’s surprise appearance at JNU protest triggers boycott calls

Actor Deepika Padukone drove down to Jawaharlal Nehru University to join a protest by students against the recent violence on campus on Tuesday evening, triggering a sharp reaction from some Bharatiya Janata Party leaders including one who suggested that people ...

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Over 52 lakh missed calls received in support of CAA, says Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said that over 52 lakh missed calls from verifiable phone numbers have been received on a special number in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). “52,72,000 missed calls have been received ...

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Hindu Raksha Dal takes onus for JNU attack, warns other varsities on ‘Anti-National’ activities

New Delhi: Hindu Raksha Dal, a far-Right group, has claimed responsibility for the brutal assault on teachers and students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by a masked mob on January 5. Tomar’s admission comes at a time when a video, ...

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Masked mob attacks JNU; around 24 including students, teachers injured

Masked goons, armed with sticks and stones, barged into Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University campus on Sunday evening and beat up students and teachers, spreading chaos and terror. Nineteen students, all from Left-backed groups, and five teachers were injured and ...

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Delhi Assembly elections to be held on February 8, counting of votes on February 11

Delhi Assembly elections to be held on February 8, the Election Commission of India announced on Monday. The counting of votes will be done on February 11. The term of the 70-member Delhi assembly will end on February 22 and ...

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CAA protests: Uttar Pradesh police sends notice to man dead 6 years ago

Firozabad (UP), Jan 3: Congress Thursday charged Firozabad police with initiating action against the dead in connection with the anti-citizenship law protest in the district on December 20. Police issued notices under CrPC sections 107 and 116 to the dead and ...

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BJP to reach out to 3 crore families to spread awareness over CAA

The BJP is pulling out all stops to dispel doubts about the provisions of Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA. On Friday, party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Jain said the BJP has started a door-to-door campaign that will reach ...

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At 67,385, India leaves china behind in births on New Year: UNICEF

United Nations: Nearly 400,000 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day with India recording the highest number of these births worldwide at 67,385, the UN children’s agency said. An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world ...

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Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati slam Sonia Gandhi over baby deaths in Kota

New Delhi: The death of babies at a hospital in Rajasthan’s Kota has set off a political storm. With the BJP and Mayawati criticising the Congress-ruled state and the Centre showing concern, the matter has reached Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. ...

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Firefighter killed after explosion brings down Battery Factory in Delhi

New Delhi: A firefighter was killed at a battery factory in west Delhi’s Peera Garhi after it caught fire and the structure collapsed following an explosion, officials said. Two firefighters and a worker have been rescued. They suffered minor injuries, ...

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