Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Delimitation talks


Delimitation panel alters boundaries of 22 constituencies

September 12, 2022 6:45 am

The Assembly constituencies that would see geographical changes are Burari, Rithala, Bawana, Mundka, Kirari, Najafgarh, Bijwasan, Narela, Deoli, Babarpur, Okhla, Uttam Nagar, and Vikaspuri as these are the constituencies with five or more wards

In J&K, BJP objects to ‘lopsided’ 2011 Census alone for redrawing seats

July 09, 2021 7:12 am

The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, framed by the Modi government following scrapping of the special status to J&K, had fixed the 2011 Census as the basis of delimitation.

Delimitation talks: PDP stays away, Congress says state first

July 07, 2021 7:03 am

The National Conference and CPM did not oppose delimitation, but stressed on the need for transparency in the exercise since, according to them, the events of August 5, 2019, and later, have broken the trust and confidence of the J&K people.

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Daily Briefing: Adani storm rattles Parliament; two political veterans steer new ties in Tripura; Assam’s child marriage arrests

February 8, 2023 08:51 IST

In today’s edition: Adani storm rattles Parliament; how two political veterans are steering their new ties in Tripura; Assam’s child marriage arrests; and more.

Row over Nagaland DGP: How are state police chiefs appointed?

Updated: February 8, 2023 08:48 IST

Appointments of DGPs are now made on the basis of the Supreme Court judgment on police reforms in Prakash Singh vs Union of India 17 years ago. So what is the process, and how closely is it followed?

Only way forward in relations with India is PM Modi first restores Kashmir’s special status: Imran Khan

Updated: February 8, 2023 08:47 IST

The PML(N) recently declared that its supreme leader Nawaz Sharif will return ahead of the general elections.

Joe Biden State of the Union (SOTU) Address Live Updates: US will act to protect if China threatens its sovereignty, says President Biden

Updated: February 8, 2023 09:01 IST

State of the Union 2023: Biden declares US democracy ‘bruised but unbowed and unbroken’; Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has been a test for the ages, says the US President.

Sidharth Malhotra-Kiara Advani tie the knot in Jaisalmer: Alia Bhatt sends best wishes, Karan Johar recalls their ‘magical love story’

February 8, 2023 08:44 IST

Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani's wedding festivities were attended by quite a few members of the Bollywood fraternity. Congratulatory messages poured in for the couple from all quarters.

Schedule offence absent, money laundering has not happened: Satyendar Jain’s co-accused tell HC

Updated: February 8, 2023 08:41 IST

Jailed businessmen Vaibhav and Ankush Jain told the Delhi High Court Tuesday that the offence of money laundering can take place only if a scheduled offence is committed, which was absent in the present case.

Indian electrical technicians fined for trying to steal cable at Singapore police department

February 8, 2023 08:39 IST

Technicians Ezhilarasan Nagarajan, 26, and Radhakrishnan Elavarasan, 28, were fined Singapore dollars 1,000, while Balasubramaniyan Nivas, 29, was fined Singapore dollars 1,500.

New British stamp with image of King Charles unveiled

February 8, 2023 08:39 IST

From coins and banknotes and to the official royal cypher used by the government, Britain has been slowly introducing replacements featuring the new monarch since his mother's death in September.

What are Primary Agricultural Credit Societies?

Updated: February 8, 2023 08:36 IST

The Budget has given a Rs 2,500-cr boost to village-level cooperative credit societies that serve as the last link in the three-tier cooperative credit structure

25-year-old dead in cylinder blast in West Delhi

February 8, 2023 08:34 IST

A fire call was received at 7.40 pm regarding the blast in a general store in Valmiki Colony in Tilak Nagar, fire officials said, adding that six fire tenders were rushed to the site to douse the fire.