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Kejriwal's movable assets up Rs 8 lakh, wife's by Rs 41 lakh
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The total movable assets of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who on Tuesday filed his nomination for the February 8 Assembly elections, have gone up by about Rs 8 lakh since 2015 and that of his wife by Rs 41 lakh.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jainacharya urges CJI over tapering religious rights
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The British tampered with the historical autonomy enjoyed by religions, but it worsened in the Independent India, said Jainacharya Yugbhushansuri in an open letter to the Chief Justice in reference to the Sabarimala case, pending in the Supreme Court.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Old woman branded a witch, severely beaten up in Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) An old woman was branded as a witch and beaten up in Bagmundi area of West Bengal's Purulia district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thousands protest against CAA in north Karnataka city
Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Jan 21 (IANS) Thousands of people protested against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here and urged the Central government to repeal it, the police said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Scolded by mom for damaging mobile, teenage girl ends life
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) A teenage girl here hanged herself after she was scolded by her parents for damaging her mother's mobile phone, police said on Tuesday. She died on way to hospital.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Report Governor action on mercy plea in Rajiv murder case: SC to TN
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to inform it within two weeks the Governor's decision under Article 161 on pardon, commutation or remission of the sentence of the 1991 Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Setback to Andhra govt as Council adopts TDP resolution
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) In a setback to the YSR Congress Party government in Andhra Pradesh, a resolution moved by main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) disapproving the government's policies was adopted in the state Legislative Council on Tuesday night.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sonia dissolves Punjab Congress Committee
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday dissolved the Punjab Congress Committee and all district committees in the state with immediate effect, though its state unit President Sunil Jakhar will remain unchanged.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sonia, Priyanka to visit Rae Bareli
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Over six months after her visit to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi will be visiting her parliamentary constituency for two days starting Wednesday, party sources said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal Guv meets Congress, Left leaders on pending bills
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday met legislative party leaders of the Congress, CPI-M and CPI to discuss the pendency of two bills, one to prevent lynching and another related to a state commission for scheduled castes and tribes.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mamata walks around in Darjeeling, gives kids polio drops
Darjeeling, Jan 21 (IANS) Strolling on the hilly roads of Darjeeling town, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday chatted with the common people and traders and administered pulse polio drops to children.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Slowdown to affect insurance sector in India: Moody's
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The slowing Indian economy will weigh on insurance premium growth over the next two-three years, Moody's Investor Service said on Tuesday but added that supportive measure taken by regulator IRDAI will help counterbalance the deteriorating economic environment.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengaluru church archbishop cries sacrilege, differs with police
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Differing with the police department dismissing the St. Francis of Assisi Church's break in as burglary, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Bengaluru, Peter Machado, called it a sacrilege.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muslims store arms in mosques: Karnataka BJP MLA
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Stoking a fresh controversy, Karnataka's ruling BJP legislator M.P. Renukacharya on Tuesday accused Muslims of storing lethal weapons, including swords, knives and soda bottles, in mosques across the southern state.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SC to hear over 140 pleas challenging CAA on Wednesday
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear in excess of 140 pleas against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which include a majority seeking that the court examine its constitutional validity.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Parking, poor water supply worry Rajinder Nagar voters
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Rajinder Nagar Assembly constituency continues to suffer parking woes despite promised by many leaders to resolve it by developing multi-level parking facilities in the area.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
DoT nod to 100% FDI in Bharti Airtel
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) has approved Bharti Airtel's proposal to approve up to 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bharti Airtel from the 49 per cent allowed earlier .
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vehicle registrations down 15% in December: FADA
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Vehicle registrations in the country declined 15 per cent on a year-on-year basis to 16.06 lakh units after two months of positive growth, data from Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) showed on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai mounted police unit's uniform triggers debate
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police are bringing back their mounted police unit after 88 years and the unit's new uniform has sparked a debate on social media.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global match-fixing kingpin Chawla's interrogation to open Pandora's box (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) As the Delhi Police's Crime Branch awaits custody of cricket match-fixing kingpin, Sanjeev Chawla in London, his inevitable questioning can trouble at least four former star cricketers and a couple of Bollywood personalities. These celebrities were linked with the "global bookie" but could not be tried as Chawla fled to London on a business visa soon after the match-fixing was unearthed by Delhi Police in early 2000, reveal officials of the Crime Branch handling Chawla's extradition case.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
More users mention star signs, climate change in bio: Tinder
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The use of astrological signs in personal bios grew 16 per cent and climate change mentions rose up by 80 per cent in the last year on Tinder, the dating platform said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sex racket busted in Mumbai; two held, three women rescued
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police have busted yet another sex racket involving foreign students and small time Bollywood actresses and models, with the arrest of two persons and the rescue of three young women, a top police official said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anti-CAA resolution in Bengal Assembly on Jan 27
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday announced that a resolution against the new citizenship law will be brought in the state Assembly on January 27.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National
India witnesses drop in cyber threats in 2019: Report
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India witnessed a fall in the number of cyber threats in 2019 as compared to 2018, said a new report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Alejandro quits as East Bengal coach
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) East Bengal's Spanish head coach Alejandro Menendez on Tuesday stepped down from his post after a spate of poor results saw the club languish at seventh place in the I-League table.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Fujifilm India enters projector market
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Tuesday forayed into projector market with the launch of Z5000 - an ultra-short throw projector equipped with "folded two-axial rotatable lens" to enable omnidirectional image projection without moving the main projector unit.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
RPF busts ticketing scam with terror funding links
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) here on Tuesday claimed to have unearthed a ticketing scam with links to money laundering and terror funding.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Twitterati hail Indian Army soldier dancing to Uri song
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A video of an Indian Army soldier dancing to a number from last year's hit Bollywood movie "Uri: The Surgical Strike" is doing the rounds on social media and has grabbed the eyeballs of netizens.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Protests continue in Amaravati over 3 capital move
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed two Bills to develop three state capitals, farmers continued their protest for 35th day on Tuesday, demanding that Amaravati be continued as the only capital.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Battle tank engine production capacity over double now: Govt
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The engine production capacity of the Indian battle tank factory here was increased to 750 units p.a. with one flexible manufacturing line going on stream on Tuesday, an official statement said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security
MP's Priyanshu impresses Sindhu on PBL debut
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) With his array of sparkling backhand returns and exquisite movement on the court, Madhya Pradeshs 17-year-old Priyanshu Rajawat impressed not just the spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on his debut at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League but he even earned plaudits from world champion PV Sindhu.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Badminton
Abrogation of Article 370 will have positive impact: Naqvi
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said the abrogation of Article 370 will have a positive impact on the people. The BJP ministers started their Kashmir outreach programme on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Rajeev Khandelwal excited to be part of YouTube short film anthology
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal will soon be seen in the anthology "Offbeats Season 1", which comprises six short films. He is a part of "His Master's Voice", in which he portrays an estranged son returning home to his dying father.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Senior players laud AIFF for broad-basing women's football
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian women's national team players have lauded the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) approach to "broad-base women's football across the country" as the final round of Indian Women's League is all set to get underway at the Bangalore Football Stadium here from January 24.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Black kites with 'No-CAA, NRC' fly in Lucknow
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) About a dozen persons, including children, have been detained for flying black kites with 'No CAA, NRC written on them in Lucknow on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
57 fire tenders battle Surat fire
Surat, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 57 fire tenders were rushed to douse a massive fire that broke out early Tuesday at the Raghuvir textile market in Gujarat's Surat town.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hina Khan's B'wood debut film's trailer gets 4mn views in a day
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The trailer of Vikram Bhatt's "Hacked", which will launch "Bigg Boss" star Hina Khan in Bollywood, has got more than four million views in just over a day.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 13 to end in mid February?
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The current season of the controversial reality TV show "Bigg Boss" will reportedly conclude on February 15. There was a buzz that the makers are interested in extending the season by two more weeks, but now fresh reports suggest that the finale will happen in mid February.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rihai Manch alleges UP Police wants to kill activists
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Anti-CAA activist and Rihai Manch President Mohd Shoaib, who has been released by the court on bail, on Tuesday alleged that UP Police wants to kill its activists in the state.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
88% Indians believe bots should be used for admin work
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Eighty-eight per cent of people in India believe that humans shouldn't be carrying out repetitive admin tasks if they can be automated, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Can't be part of AICS in Olympic year, says Gopichand
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among notable ommissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry about four months back that he wouldn't be able to attend the meetings as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics draws closer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Soni Razdan seeks probe on Afzal Guru being made 'scapegoat'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior Bollywood actress Soni Razdan on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the 2001 Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru was made a "scapegoat" and hanged in 2013, despite his raising questions against his investigating officer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Terrorism
Bank fraud: ED attaches assets Rs 107.73 cr of Fairdeal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable and immovable assets worth Rs 107.73 crores of Directors of Fairdeal Supplies Ltd in a bank fraud case, the agency said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal to file nomination soon
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal reached the office of the Returning Officer (RO) at the Jamnagar House here to file his nominations on Tuesday, the last day of filing the papers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Manish Malhotra honoured for designing Mounted Police ceremonial uniform
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra has received felicitation for his collection of ceremonial uniforms for the mounted horse police unit at Umang 2020, the annual Mumbai Police show.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
JNUSU moves Delhi HC against late fees
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The JNU Students' Union has moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction of the court to restrain the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration from imposing late fees on students for registrations in winter semester 2020.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
FinMin may push for Rs 30K cr interim dividend from RBI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Finance Ministry is likely to push for Rs 25,000-30,000 crore interim dividend from RBI, for the third time in a row, to check slippages in the fiscal deficit of 3.3 per cent in 2019-20.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sena objects to political misuse of 'Tanhaji' trailer
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut kicked off a fresh controversy by taking objections to a trailer of 'Tanhaji' film being allegedly misused for politics in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, here Monday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Fitch: Supreme Court ruling negative for incumbent telcos
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Limited and Bharti Airtel Limited will be affected by the Supreme Court's rejection on January 17 of a review petition against its earlier ruling in a long-running telecom sector tax case, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tug-of-war between Khattar, Vij over Haryana CID chief removal
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) In a fresh tug-of-war in Haryana between Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Home Minister Anil Vij, the latter has asked the former to chargesheet and remove Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief Anil Rao.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics