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BJP leaders shouldn't have uttered 'goli maro', 'Indo-Pak match': Shah

BJP leaders shouldn't have uttered 'goli maro', 'Indo-Pak match': Shah

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said statements like 'goli maro' and 'Indo-Pak match' should not have been made by BJP leaders while campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections and that such remarks may have cost the party dearly. He, however, said the BJP does not fight elections just for...

Karnataka shutdown for jobs to Kannadigas begins

Karnataka shutdown for jobs to Kannadigas begins

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | IANS | Bengaluru

About 100 pro-Kannada outfits began a day-long shutdown in Karnataka on Thursday under a common banner, seeking more jobs for Kannadigas in state-run enterprises and job reservation for locals in the private sector. "The 12-hour shutdown across the state is being observed for implementing the Sarojini Mahishi report, which recommended majority...

SC rejects Nirbhaya convict Vinay's request to peruse recommendation for rejection of mercy plea

SC rejects Nirbhaya convict Vinay's request to peruse recommendation for rejection of mercy plea

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the request of Nirbhaya case death-row convict Vinay Sharma to peruse recommendation for rejection of his mercy plea. Sharma's counsel alleged in the court that the Delhi lieutenant governor and its home minister had not signed the recommendation for rejection of his mercy plea. However, a...

Efficacy of Pak's decision to send Hafiz to jail remains to be seen: Govt sources

Efficacy of Pak's decision to send Hafiz to jail remains to be seen: Govt sources

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The efficacy of Pakistan's decision to send Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed to jail remains to be seen as it came just days ahead of a global watchdog's review on Islamabad's action against terror networks operating from the country, official sources said on Thursday. A Pakistani court on Wednesday sentenced Saeed, the...

Nirbhaya: SC defers hearing on Centre's plea for separate execution, asks convicts to file replies

Nirbhaya: SC defers hearing on Centre's plea for separate execution, asks convicts to file replies

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court deferred the hearing on Centre's plea seeking separate execution of four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case to Friday and asked the convicts to file their counter replies by then. A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna appointed senior advocate...

SC directs parties to upload on website details of pending criminal cases against candidates

SC directs parties to upload on website details of pending criminal cases against candidates

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all political parties to upload on their website details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, noting that there has been an alarming increase in criminalisation of politics. The apex court said political parties will also have to upload reasons for selecting candidates with...

Part of ramp connecting FOB at Bhopal stn collapses; 8 injured

Part of ramp connecting FOB at Bhopal stn collapses; 8 injured

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | Bhopal

A slab of a ramp connecting the foot over-bridge (FOB) between two platforms at Bhopal railway station collapsed on Thursday morning, injuring eight people, mostly passengers standing under the structure, officials said. One of the injured persons was reported to be critical and was referred to the government-run Hamidia Hospital here,...

No CM, political leaders from other states will be invited for Kejriwal's oath ceremony: Gopal Rai

No CM, political leaders from other states will be invited for Kejriwal's oath ceremony: Gopal Rai

Thursday, 13 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

No chief minister or political leaders from other states will be part of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath ceremony at Ramlila Maidan here on February 16, said a senior party leader on Thursday. Kejriwal will take oath as chief minister for a third term in a "Delhi-specific" ceremony, AAP's Delhi unit...

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