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Timing of CBI raid at residence interesting: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: After the CBI raided the residence of P. Chidambaram, the former Union home minister issued a statement, saying that the agency "found nothing and there was no seizure but the timing was interesting".

Blitzkrieg Dogra General in the Himalayas

SRINAGAR: The mark of great warriors lies not in their reign but their tactical, military genius, sincerity, and vision. Known as the Napoleon of India for his triumphs across the Himalayan regions of Ladakh, Tibet, Skardu, and Baltistan, Zorawar Singh was the military general of the Dogra Rajput Ruler -- Gulab Singh of Jammu. His presence held an aura that would send thunders down the spine of the opposition -- such was the stature of Zorawar Singh Kahluria.

SC agrees to list SFIO's plea challenging Delhi HC relief to Sahara group firms

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to list a plea by SFIO challenging a Delhi High Court order, which stayed the investigation into companies related to the Sahara Group.

India rejects resolution passed in Pak National Assembly on 'delimitation' exercise in J&K

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday slammed the resolution passed by Pakistan National Assembly on the 'delimitation exercise in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir' and said that it has 'no locus standi to pronounce on or interfere in matters that are internal to India'.

Lost count, it must be record: Karti Chidambaram on CBI raids

NEW DELHI: As CBI raids began on his premises across the country on Tuesday morning, Congress MP Karti Chidambaram slammed the agency saying that he has lost count of the number of searches, adding "must be record".

Canter hits cyclists in Noida, 6 injured

NOIDA: Six cyclists were injured after they were hit by a canter here on Tuesday morning, police said.

All eyes on SC hearing in Gyanvapi mosque case

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the Gyanvapi row on Tuesday, all eyes are on the court as to what decision it will take.

Air gun training: Complaint lodged against Bajrang Dal in K'taka

BENGALURU: Popular Front of India (PFI) has lodged a complaint against air gun training to more than 100 participants during a week-long training camp held recently in Karnataka's Madikeri district, police said on Tuesday.

Canter hits cyclists in Noida, 6 injured

NOIDA: Six cyclists were injured after they were hit by a canter here on Tuesday morning, police said.

Woman judge dies, 3 others injured in Rajasthan road accident

JAIPUR: A woman judge died while three others sustained serious injuries in a head-on collision between a car and a jeep in Rajasthan's Bikaner district on Monday, police officials said.

J&K LG meets Rajnath, seeks assistance of BRO for Amarnath Yatra

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday met Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here, and discussed the road infrastructure for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.

Minor fire near Parliament House

NEW DELHI: A minor fire broke out in two labour containers near Parliament House on Monday afternoon, a fire department official said.

LeT terror module busted in J&K's Bandipora, 7 held

SRINAGAR: A terror module of proscribed terror outfit LeT was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora with the arrest of seven terrorists/terrorist associates, including a woman, police said on Monday.

Goa beaches face 'tar balls' nuisance, Shipping Ministry told

PANAJI: Many beaches in Goa are facing tar ball issue, which is being washed on the shore during this ongoing tourism season. Goa government has told Union Shipping Ministry to take action.

BJP only seeks to divide and suppress: Rahul Gandhi

JAIPUR: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the BJP of working to divide and suppress people.

Corbevax price slashed to Rs 250 per dose

HYDERABAD: Vaccine maker Biological E. Ltd (BE) on Monday announced that it has reduced the price of its Covid-19 vaccine corbevax, from Rs 840 to Rs 250 a dose inclusive of GST, for private Covid-19 vaccination centres.

Rahul visits Rajasthan's Beneshwar Dham after 3-day Chintan Shivir

JAIPUR: After the Congress' three-day Chintan Shivir held in Udaipur, party leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday offered prayers at the Beneshwar Dham in Rajasthan's tribal-dominated Banswara district.

80-hour regime: Ajit Pawar, Fadnavis 'ko gussa kyun aata hai'

MUMBAI: Thirty months after BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar suddenly took oath as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively, in the morning of November 23, 2019, that incident continues to haunt and embarrass them.

Lingayat community seeks OBC status, BJP in a fix

BENGALURU: The ruling BJP is in a fix over the demand of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community seeking its inclusion in the Other Backwards Classes (OBC) list by the Centre. The community leaders have also warned that if the demand is not fulfilled, they would start agitation on a large-scale.

'Biggest destruction of Independent India', Kejriwal slams BJP for demolition drive

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called for an end to the ongoing 'demolition drive' in the national capital, terming it as the biggest destruction since India got Independence.

SCO anti-terror meet begins in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The meeting of the Regional Anti-Terror structure (RATS) began here on Monday with an eye on curbing terror activities.

Killing of 2 Sikhs in Peshawar latest in a series of targeted attacks

PESHAWAR: The killing of the two Sikh men in Peshawar is the latest in a series of targeted attacks on the community which continues to live under mounting fear.

Cong to push social, economic agenda to counter Hindutva

NEW DELHI: After the three-day 'Chintan Shivir' and hectic debate on the 'Hindutva', the Congress has come up with a social and economic agenda to counter the BJP. The party leaders, who deliberated over the issue, said that ideological differences with the BJP is core to the Congress politics and to fight for the people's cause is the key takeaway from the brainstorming session.

Kejriwal to hold meeting over anti-encroachment drive

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arivind Kejriwal will on Monday to hold a meeting with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs regarding the anti-encroachment drive in the national capital.

LU teachers extend support to LU professor heckled by ABVP activists

LUCKNOW: Teachers of Lucknow University (LU) have finally stood up in support of Professor Ravi Kant, who was heckled and manhandled by students affiliated to Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) last week, for making remarks on the Gyanvapi controversy during a televised debate.

Modi, Kovind greet nation on Buddha Purnima

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima which commemorates the birth of Gautam Buddha.

Ex-Andhra minister's daughters, son-in-law get anticipatory bail

AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has granted anticipatory bail to two daughters and son-in-law of former minister P. Narayana and some others in the Class 10 question paper leak case.

Prez, VP & PM greet people of Sikkim on Statehood Day

NEW DELHI: The President, Vice President and Prime Minister on Monday greeted the people of Sikkim on their 'Statehood Day'.

When fire broke out, Manish Lakra was inside building: Delhi Police

NEW DELHI: Manish Lakra, the owner of the building that was gutted in a massive fire on Friday, was present at his residence on the top floor at the time of the incident, an official said on Sunday.

Chintan Shivir: 'Margdarshak mandal', 'Kamraj' plan in Cong on cards

UDAIPUR: Congress organisational reforms committee is debating on the age limit for the party leaders for organisational positions and idea has been floated that those who have crossed 70 years of age should step aside for new leadership to hold the fort and should keep themselves for advisory role, sources revealed.

Odisha orders fire safety audit of major establishments

BHUBANESWAR: In the wake of the fire tragedy in Delhi, Odisha DG, Fire Services, Santosh Kumar Upadhyay has ordered a fire safety audit of all vital establishments including hospitals, industries and market complexes across the state, officials said on Saturday.

Delhi fire tragedy: 7 bodies identified

NEW DELHI: The police have been able to identify seven among the 27 bodies recovered from the building that was gutted in Friday's massive fire, an official said on Saturday.

Make 'Health and Yoga Science' mandatory till class 8: PIL in Delhi HC

NEW DELHI: BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has moved a Public Interest Litigation (PIL)seeking directions from the Centre and the Delhi government to make "Health and Yoga Science" a mandatory part of the curriculum up to class 8 for the overall development of children.

AAP, BJP leaders target each other's homes as Capital's bulldozer politics heats up

NEW DELHI: After Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, bulldozer politics is now heating up in Delhi and political parties are trading barbs against each other.

'Watch where Modi takes BJP - and where BJP and Modi take India'

NEW DELHI: Narendra Modis years in office "have served as a refreshing affirmation that democracy can deliver public goods, economic development, and social sector services - and do so with transparency, equity and efficiency" and "he is far from done", Home Minister Amit Shah writes in "Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery", a compilation of essays by eminent intellectuals and domain experts that explore the fundamental transformation of Gujarat and India over the last two decades that Modi has held public office.

Delhi BJP chief: Bulldozers won't stop even after 3 municipal corpns cease to exist

NEW DELHI: Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta has said that bulldozers in the national capital will not stop even after the three municipal corporations cease to exist next week.

24 women missing in Mundka inferno

NEW DELHI: At least 24 women and five men are still reportedly missing in the massive building fire in New Delhi's Mundka that has claimed the lives of 27 people, a latest report revealed on Saturday.

Delhi Inferno: Death toll rises to 27 in Mundka blaze

NEW DELHI: As many as 27 people were killed in a major fire that broke out in a three-storey building in the Mundka area of the national capital on Friday afternoon.

ED files chargesheet against two PFI leaders under PMLA

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) have filed a supplementary chargesheet against two leaders of the Popular Front of India (PFI) under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) before a special PMLA Court, Lucknow, officials said.

FIR lodged in Mundka fire incident, company owners arrested, building owner absconding

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police have registered an FIR in the massive Mundka fire incident that claimed the lives of 27 people, an official said on Saturday.

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