Date wise Archive

Lucknow

Taking a break of just a few hours after night-long discussions with party workers, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today resumed the exercise, prepping the party in eastern Uttar Pradesh for the coming Lok Sabha elections.

Hyderabad

Two months after chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao assumed office, Telangana is yet to have a full-fledged Cabinet, with the Opposition lashing out at the government over the "delay".

Lucknow

The denial of permission to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav to fly to Allahabad rocked the Uttar Pradesh legislature today as angry SP and BSP members stalled proceedings of both the Houses.

Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today questioned the "timing and intent" behind creation of a separate administrative division for the Ladakh region, asking as to why it was done during the President's rule.

Raipur

Electricity has reached all houses in 23 districts of Chhattisgarh while it is yet to reach 20,134 houses in 553 villages of the four districts.

NEW DELHI

The contentious Citizenship (amendment) Bill and the one on banning Triple Talaq are set to lapse on June 3 when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends as they could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha which adjourned sine die today.

Aligarh

Security was beefed up at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after some students and a TV channel crew got into an altercation over reports of a visit by AIMIM lawmaker Asaduddin Owaisi, police said today.

Ahmedabad

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will kick off his party's Lok Sabha poll campaign in Gujarat on Thursday by addressing a public rally in Valsad district.

Chandigarh

The Ludhiana gang rape incident rocked the Punjab Assembly today with the Opposition alleging that the law and order situation in the state had deteriorated under the Congress government.

Srinagar

Normal life was hit in Kashmir today due to a shutdown called by separatists to protest against the legal challenge to Article 35-A and Article 370 of the Constitution, which grant special privileges to Jammu and Kashmir.

Jaipur

The Rajasthan Assembly today passed a Bill giving a five per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutes to Gujjars and four other communities agitating for it.

Srinagar

A blast at a private school in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district left at least 12 students injured today, police said.

Jammu

A 30-year-old soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside an Army camp here, a police official said today.

Hyderabad

A key member of the banned CPI (Maoist) Central Committee surrendered before the Telangana Director General of Police (DGP), M Mahendar Reddy here Wednesday, along with his wife.

Aizawl

Civil society groups and student organisations in Mizoram ended their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday after the Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die without the passage of the contentious legislation.

Guwahati

Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika's brother Samar Hazarika on Tuesday said any controversy over the Bharat Ratna awarded to the artiste was "totally unnecessary".

DUDHNOI (ASSAM)

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Wednesday said not passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha is a defeat for Assam and the party will fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections with a commitment towards it.

Patna

A posse of private bodyguards, hired by RJD MLA Tej Pratap Yadav, were on Wednesday found roaming inside the Bihar assembly premises where the budget session is underway, prompting the state police chief to order an inquiry into the security breach.

Kolkata

Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Eastern Railway is exerting constant vigil throughout the year to curb the menace of touting of reserved rail tickets in order to save the bonafide passengers from fraud.

Kolkata

For track maintenance work between Jhajha & Lahabon stations over Asansol division, three (3) hrs power and traffic block will be imposed from 13.10 hrs to 16.10 hrs on down main line for sixteen (16) days (3 days in a week – Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) between

Kolkata

For track maintenance work on down line between Bandel & Naihati Stations, 16 nights traffic block from 00.00 hrs to 04.00 hrs (excluding in the nights of Saturday/Sunday) will be imposed from 13/14.02.2019 to 3/4.03.2019 (excluding on Sundays).

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ZEENATH BIBI

Sangita looks askance at the toilet facilities provided to her by the Port Blair Municipal Council under the Swachh Bharat Mission at Burning Ghat Junglighat, where as many as five individual toilets were constructed and handed over to individual families having no toilet facilities of their own. She cannot use the toilet due to lack of running water facilities.

Port Blair

The State Secretary of BJP and National Council Member of BJYM, Mr K Paramasivam, has demanded a CBI inquiry into the alleged murder of Ramesh, son of Mr Venkatesan, a 2nd year student of Mount Zeon College, Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu.

Port Blair

A mild earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Islands on Wednesday.

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ZEENATH BIBI

With a new design approved by the competent authority in the local administration, the ‘red’ fleet of State Transport Services (STS) buses will get a new avatar soon.

Port Blair

During the recent visit of Dr Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment in A & N Islands, a meeting in connection with empowerment of Divyang was held in Raj Niwas.

Port Blair

The 7th meeting of the State Level Coordination Committee was held under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary (Finance), Andaman and Nicobar Administration, on behalf of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration today.

Port Blair

The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly along with MGNREGA staff and Mr Vinod, State President, BJP Yuva Morcha met the Chief Secretary, A& N Administration seeking enhancement of wages of MNREGA workers.

Port Blair

The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Smt Anusia Devi inaugurated the extended Municipal Complex building at Bhatu Basti, Ward No. 24 on Wednesday.

Port Blair

As part of Swachhta Action Plan campaign run by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, IITTM/NIWS-Goa in association with NSS Unit-3 organized a Student Awareness Campaign at JNRM here. NSS Volunteers and BBA Tourism students participated in the programme. Prof.

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