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Delta airlines fined $50,000 for telling Muslim passengers to get off plane

Washington: Delta Air Lines was Friday fined $50,000 by the US Department of Transportation to settle allegations it discriminated against three Muslim passengers who were ordered off their planes. In its consent order, the department said it found Delta “engaged ...

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48-hour Campaign ban on BJP’s Kapil Mishra over communal tweet

New Delhi:  The Election Commission has imposed a 48-hour campaigning ban on the BJP’s Kapil Mishra, effective 5 pm Saturday, for tweets Delhi Police said were “creating enmity among classes”. Mr Mishra, who has a history of making communal and incendiary ...

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‘Students must not wear burqas to college, will be fined Rs 250 for violation’, says new rule by Patna college

Patna: JD Women’s College in Patna, while introducing a strange rule, has directed the students to not wear a burqa to college as a part of the new dress code ordered by the college authorities. The notice served to the students ...

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Case against Karnataka BJP MP in Kerala for ‘no water for Hindus’ tweet

Thiruvananthapuram: A case has been registered against Karnataka BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje and others by Kerala Police for a tweet alleging that Hindu families in the state’s Malappuram district are not being given water because they supported the Citizenship (Amendment) ...

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Kejriwal explains economics behind freebies to take on Opposition

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has defended his government’s decision to dole out freebies to the people of the city-state ahead of Assembly elections. “Freebies, in limited dose, are good for economy. It makes ...

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644 militants of eight banned outfits surrender in Assam along with 177 arms, says police chief

A total of 644 militants of eight banned insurgent outfits surrendered in Assam on Thursday along with 177 arms, police said. The members of the insurgent groups — ULFA (I), NDFB, RNLF, KLO, CPI (Maoist), NSLA, ADF and NLFB — ...

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SC refuses to stay CAA without hearing govt

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, is “uppermost in everybody’s minds”, but refused to stay the law without hearing the government first. A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad A. ...

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Kerala cabinet decides NPR cannot be updated, state to inform Centre

The state Cabinet, which met on Monday, has decided to inform the Centre that Kerala will not be updating the National Population Register (NPR). There are concerns that the data collected for NPR would be used to implement the National ...

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JP Nadda, pld party warhorse & trusted Modi-Shah lieutenant, is new BJP President

choice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah for the job, on Monday officially took over the reins of the BJP from Amit Shah. Top party leaders, including Union ministers and those from states, were present at the BJP headquarters ...

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In an unusual crackdown, UP police snatch blankets of anti-CAA protesters at Lucknow’s Clock Tower

Lucknow: Cracking down on protesters in an unusual manner, the Uttar Pradesh police officials reportedly snatched the blankets, utensils and food items of residents demonstrating against the amended Citizenship Act near the Clock Tower in Lucknow’s old quarters. Miffed by the ...

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Cong will consider bringing Anti-CAA resolution in Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh: Ahmed Patel

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday said the party would consider bringing a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the states ruled by it, after Punjab. “After Punjab, we are thinking about bringing a resolution against ...

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Kerala school teacher suspended for saying ‘go to Pakistan’ to students over CAA

A government school teacher from Thrissur district in Kerala was suspended by the Deputy Director of Education on Thursday following complaints that he allegedly told students they could ‘go to Pakistan’ over a discussion on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). ‘Go ...

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MHA forwards mercy petition of Nirbhaya convict to Prez; recommends rejection

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Friday forwarded to President Ram Nath Kovind the mercy petition of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case, recommending its rejection, officials said. Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row ...

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5 Coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak express derail in Odisha’s Cuttack, 15 injured

Bhubaneswar: At least 15 passengers were injured as five coaches of the Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed and three more were displaced after colliding with a goods train amid heavy fog near Cuttack in Odisha on Thursday, railway officials said. ...

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