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  India   All India  17 Dec 2019

India, All india, 17 Dec 2019

Police enter Madras varsity as students continue protest against Citizenship Act

The Madras University is one of the oldest in India and students of the varsity are among others who have been protesting against the CAA.

17 Dec 2019 8:47 PM

UK and AAI train Kolkata Airport Staff on handling passengers with Special Needs

Over 80 staff benefitted from the training, which covered various techniques and methods of handling people with special needs.

17 Dec 2019 8:35 PM

Fire at 10-storey residential building in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area

The blaze erupted at ground-plus-10 Shriji Tower on Rajawadi Road around 5.42 pm, a fire official said.

17 Dec 2019 7:04 PM

‘Reminded Jallianwala Bagh’: Uddhav on police crackdown on Jamia students

Thackeray said the youth are the country's future and they have a lot of potential.

17 Dec 2019 3:12 PM

PM dares Congress to make Pakistanis Indian citizens, overturn Article 370

PM Modi said no citizen would be affected by amended Citizenship Act.

17 Dec 2019 3:04 PM


CJI Bobde recuses from hearing convict’s review petition in Nirbhaya gangrape case

The CJI said he would constitute a bench which would take up the review plea on Wednesday at 10.30 am.

17 Dec 2019 2:43 PM

Go to respective high courts: SC on plea over police action against CAA protesters

The Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said: 'We do not have to intervene. It is a law and order problem.'

17 Dec 2019 2:14 PM

Unnao case: Court adjourns hearing on punishment to Kuldeep Sengar till Dec 20

The CBI sought maximum punishment for Sengar. The agency also demanded adequate compensation for the rape survivor.

17 Dec 2019 1:52 PM

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test-fired from Odisha's Chandipur

The first extended version of the missile with a strike range of 450 km was successfully tested on March 11, 2017, Defence sources said.

17 Dec 2019 1:42 PM

Religion must be considered pan-India: SC dismisses plea on Hindus as minorities

The plea challenged the validity of the Centre's 26-year-old notification declaring five communities as minorities.

17 Dec 2019 12:04 PM


No bullets fired by Delhi Police during protests at Jamia, says MHA

There have been allegations that police fired bullets on protesters during the agitation at Jamia.

17 Dec 2019 11:01 AM

10 arrested in connection with Jamia violence; no students among them: Cops

Delhi Police have registered two FIRs pertaining to property damage and riots in connection with the violence.

17 Dec 2019 10:01 AM

Rape accused stabs minor victim's father to death in Rajasthan, injures mother, brother

The accused would also be arrested once he was discharged from the hospital, police added.

17 Dec 2019 9:53 AM

Jamia protesters admitted with bullet wounds, says doctor; cops deny allegations

One of the two protestors, Ajaz (22), a BA student from Jamia University was admitted to a general ward of the hospital.

17 Dec 2019 9:17 AM

India slips to 112th rank on gender gap index, in bottom 5 on health, economic fronts

While Iceland remains world's most gender-neutral country, India moved down from 108th position last year on WEF's Gender Gap Report.

17 Dec 2019 8:28 AM


Women take lead against cops 'excesses' at Jamia, says 'its now or never situation'

A few women, in their 60s, almost limped to the protest site in Delhi, while some accompanied their family members and classmates.

17 Dec 2019 8:21 AM

Ex-Prez bats for raising LS strength to 1,000, cautions against 'majoritarianism'

Mukherjee noted people have given strong majorities to different parties since 1952 but 50 pc of them never voted for one party.

17 Dec 2019 8:15 AM

Supreme Court favours guidelines to check misuse of RTI

CJI Bobde wondered as to who are these people claiming to be RTI activists — is it a profession, he asked.

17 Dec 2019 7:25 AM

Rabri Devi pulled my hair, assaulted me, claims daughter-in-law

Tej Pratap Yadav’s supporters put up posters to defame my family: Aishwarya Rai complains to former CM.

17 Dec 2019 7:22 AM

J&K to use Public Safety Act against cow smugglers

Under the Public Safety Act, a person can be detained for two years without seeking a trial.

17 Dec 2019 7:17 AM