Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 | Last Update : 03:00 PM IST


Aishe Ghosh of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), a member of the Left Unity, was elected to the post of president of JNUSU defeating ABVP’s Manish Jangid.

Left Unity sweeps JNUSU polls, wins all four posts

Results were declared after go-ahead from Delhi high court.

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20-year-old woman raped by 2 near Sarai Kale Khan

The woman told the police that she is from a southern state and a graduate, the police said, adding they are verifying her claims.

A 32 year-old man, who had allegedly posted a video of himself brandishing a pistol and then firing from it on TikTok during his birthday celebration, has been arrested by the Delhi police. (Representational Image)

Man fires in air to shoot TikTok video on his birthday, arrested

The accused was identified as Faizan, a resident of Suiwalan in Chandni Mahal.

Leader of House in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation Kamaljeet Sehrawat (Photo: Twitter)

SDMC to change policy for spas, ban cross-massage

Kamaljeet Sehrawat raised the issue during a meeting of the SDMC’s standing committee on Wednesday.

 AAP MLA Som Dutt

AAP MLA Som Dutt gets bail in assault case

The sessions court had said there was no sufficient ground to interfere with the order of the magisterial court.


Wildlife activists have urged the state government to reconsider its decision to construct the metro car shed at Aarey Milk Colony after nearly143 birds of 21 species were spotted within two-kilometre radius of the proposed car shed site within 2 hours.

143 birds spotted in Aarey, activists warn against car shed

In just over a two hours, amid rains and without any special equipments, large numbers of birds were spotted within a two-km radius.

Govind Pansare

Govind Pansare case: CID rapped over delay in investigation

During the hearing on Monday, the court noted that the SIT report did not contain any independent steps it had taken during the course of its probe.

AC mini bus at Colaba headquarter.

BEST launches 21-seater AC mini buses at HQ

The launch of the mini buses was expedited ahead of implementation of the code of conduct for the state Assembly elections.

Zakir Naik

ED seeks fresh NBW against Dr Zakir Naik

The ED case is based on the case registered by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).


Trinamul Congress, two-time Raidighi MLA Deboshree Roy

TMC MLA Deboshree Roy attends panel meet

The actor-turned-politician is a member of two Assembly standing committees: Privilege and Information and Cultural Affairs.

Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar (Photo: PTI)

Rajeev Kumar evades CBI summon, seeks one month

In the morning CBI joint director Sai Manohar also reached the city from New Delhi to supervise his questionning session.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leads a rally in Kolkata on Thursday to protest against the NRC in Assam. Ms Banerjee warned the BJP not to play with fire in the name of NRC and said she would never allow the exercise in the state. (Photo: PTI)

CM Mamata Banerjee rally to protest NRC

The TMC supremo along with her party colleagues began her march from Sinthee More in the northern fringes of the city around 3 pm.

Bombay high court

Petition filed in Bombay HC against strike

Afak Mandiviya filed the petition seeking direction to the MARD to take back the illegal strike, which has begun Wednesday.

TMC leader Baishakhi Banerjee

Trinamul makes comeback offer to ‘trusted aide’ Sovan Chatterjee

It also pointed out that the former Kolkata mayor was never sacked from the party over his defection to the BJP on August 14.

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Prakash Ambedkar

BJP implicated me in Modi plot: Prakash Ambedkar

Maharashtra MLAs Waris Pathan from Byculla and Imtiaz Jalil from Aurangabad, who are considered close to Owaisi, were present for the public rally.

State President and MP Imtiyaz Jaleel

AIMIM likely to fight 80 seats

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha election, Mr Jaleel defeated Shiv Sena stalwart Chandrakant Khaire in Aurangabad.

Mohan Bhagwat (Photo: PTI)

Ram Mandir certain to be built, says RSS chief

Joshi was speaking with media persons Wednesday evening after attending a college function in Nagp

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi to address women SHG members in Pandharkawda

This will be the first-ever visit by a Prime Minister to the town.