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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
August 12, 2020 2:20:43 am

Show cause notices were issued to officials in 10 districts, including Muzaffarpur, Madhubani, Saharsa, Sitamarhi, Siwan, Bhojpur, Darbhanga and Katihar, seeking their replies within three days.

August 12, 2020 2:17:08 am

In a letter to Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta on Tuesday, Bajwa alleged a “bogus threat assessment” report was prepared by the police to rule out any threat to his life.

August 12, 2020 2:13:57 am

The decision was taken at a meeting between Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday — the first meeting at this level on the issue.

August 12, 2020 2:01:31 am

The NC said the UT administration’s response was “fallacious and far from reality”, and that the “excuses put forth by the administration in the court of law are misleading and contemptuous”.

August 12, 2020 1:58:52 am

The Army’s 62 Rashtriya Rifles had claimed the “encounter”. Its camp is located 100 metres from where the three Rajouri youths stayed. The orchards in Amshipora where the Army said the alleged pre-dawn encounter took place is located around 10 km from Chowgam.

August 12, 2020 1:47:19 am

In a statement, the Defence Ministry said its apex defence acquisitions body approved proposals worth Rs. 8,722.38 crore “to strengthen the Armed Forces by relying on indigenous capability to take forward the initiative on Atmanirbhar Bharat”.

August 12, 2020 1:40:38 am

Observing that the accusation made against the petitioner is prima facie true, the court said the matter requires a deeper probe by the NIA, especially in view of the transnational forces likely to have been involved.

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August 12, 2020 1:37:48 am

The order said that the entry of pilgrims will be staggered in a way to ensure that no more than 600 people would be gathered in the main bhawan area —including pilgrims, security personnel and other service providers.

August 12, 2020 1:34:32 am

Indori was one of the most famous Urdu poets in the country at present. He could fill up auditoriums and deliver rousing poetry in mushairas that people would line up for.

August 12, 2020 1:30:27 am

Bal Govind Dubey alias Lallu, (36) is the 23rd person to be arrested in connection with the July 2 ambush in Kanpur’s Bikru village, in which eight policemen were killed.

August 12, 2020 1:27:55 am

In Tuesday's hearing, both the Bihar and Maharashtra governments accused each other of doing politics over Rajput's death.

August 12, 2020 1:23:28 am

Incidentally, former Maharashtra Chief Minister M Narayan Rane, a BJP leader from Konkan and a former member of the Shiv Sena, had alleged that Salian had been “raped and murdered” and that the state government was trying to save “one of the young ministers."

August 12, 2020 1:20:36 am

“We will not cast aspersions on a former judge of this court on the basis of news report,” the apex court told the lawyer.

Bihar grand alliance seat-sharing: RJD to contest on 19 seats, Cong fails to get West Champaran
August 12, 2020 1:12:12 am

Asked about the “163 plus 80” formula, RJD spokesperson Mrityunjay Tiwari said, “We cannot say anything about it as it is just the beginning of seat-sharing talks. We are major constituents. We want a strong alliance.”

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot aide says MLAs’ phones tapped in resort, police deny
August 12, 2020 2:39:40 am

"I have not asked for any position in the party. I said our workers, our MLAs, our leaders need to be given equal treatment. There needs to be parity in what we do as a government. We need to get respect. Space, regard, and self-respect — that’s the thing I am fighting for," says Pilot.

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August 12, 2020 1:25:05 am

Khokhar, 55, was taking a stroll in his agricultural fields in Baghpat at around 6.30 am when the incident occurred.

August 11, 2020 5:51:50 am

"What is wrong with that? What is wrong with ease of doing business? Why should we make it difficult to get clearances? Clearances should be expeditious, but of course with proper scrutiny" says Secretary, Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Rameshwar Prasad Gupta.

August 11, 2020 8:27:20 am

"Opposition-ruled Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh record highest coverage, even as many states, including Gujarat and MP, pull out of Modi government's flagship insurance scheme.

August 11, 2020 9:51:03 am

“The jurisdiction lies only with the jurisdictional court in Maharashtra, notwithstanding the FIR registration or transfer to CBI,” she stated in an additional affidavit filed in Supreme Court, which is hearing her petition seeking transfer of the case in Patna to Mumbai.

August 11, 2020 5:25:01 am

Special sub-inspector Paldurai (54) was one of the 10 policemen arrested in connection with the alleged custodial torture of P Jeyaraj and his son Bennicks at the Sathankulam police station in June. He was in remand custody at Madurai Central Prison.

August 11, 2020 2:00:48 am

Tikadar, also the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF), was speaking at a webinar on conservation of Asiatic lions organised by the Central Zoo Authority on World Lion Day.

August 11, 2020 1:58:11 am

The 2,680 Indians, of whom 2,399 are residents of Bengal, are mostly labourers stuck in the neighbouring country since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown in March.

August 11, 2020 1:48:26 am

The team is there to question Faisal Fareed, a key accused in the case who was detained by UAE authorities after the Customs department apprehended a consignment of 30 kg gold at Thiruvananthapuram airport from a diplomatic baggage from UAE last month.

August 11, 2020 1:45:49 am

The district has been accounting for the highest number of Covid-19 cases as well as deaths in the state. However, the number of daily cases is on a decline.

August 11, 2020 1:42:44 am

In a statement, Parth said, “Finally, Ram, who embodied the faith and culture identity of India, will be now in peace. The fight was bitter and long.”