According to a source, the accused had prayed before the special designated judge to examine reporters so as to authenticate their sources for the reportage published in the period following the commission of offence and prior to the arrest of the accused.
As the poll battle heats up in Bihar, the Opposition is talking of “deteriorating law and order”, even as the JD(U) campaign repeatedly compares Nitish’s 15 years to the 15 years the state was under Lalu and wife Rabri Devi as CM.
The suspect, identified as Mayur Saste (35), has been placed under arrest. The injured constable is being treated and is said to be out of danger.
Opposition Congress has alleged that the situation reflects the state government's attempts to cover up the magnitude of the spread of the virus, and experts warn of the danger of big spread if this continues for long.
Traders registered under the APMC Act had gone on strike against the mandi tax after the passing of farm bills, which allowed private mandis to operate without taxes and licenses while those dealing inside regulated mandis ended up paying nearly 1.7 per cent cess.
The community has for long demanded reservation under the Most Backward Classes (MBC) category and 5-per cent reservation in ongoing recruitment for 15 services in the state.
The team used odorous substances of varying physico-chemical properties that allowed them to collect more than 3600 readouts from 71 subjects, including normal healthy subjects and asymptomatic Covid-19 patients.
Hundreds of people had come from Samastipur, Khagaria and Muzaffarpur districts, and many had walked from Hajipur, across the Ganga, and the constituency that sent Paswan to the Lok Sabha eight times since 1977.
In the complaint, the 37-year old woman also said the accused forcibly entered her house on October 5 and attacked her with a piece of broken glass.
On Monday, journalist Siddique Kappan (41), CFI members Atiq-ur-Rahman (25) and Masood Ahmed (26), and driver Alam (26) were detained from a toll plaza in Mathura by UP Police while on way to Hathras.
Addressing a public gathering at Solang near Manali after inaugurating the Atal Tunnel, Modi said that those who opposed the new laws had promoted commission agents and middlemen when they were in power.
The debate on the motion, stretching late into Saturday night, was marked by a heated argument between Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah and the Chief Minister over allegations of corruption by members of Yediyurappa’s family.
Fixing the matter for hearing on September 16, the court asked NLSIU to file its reply within three days.
Several countries experiencing political instability and religious extremism are witnessing growing scepticism around safety of vaccines due to misinformation online.
Justice Ashok Bhushan, heading a three judge bench with Justices R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah, said that the petition—seeking deferment of polls till the pandemic is controlled in the state—was premature, given that the election notification is still not out.
As cases cross 1,200, doctors fear infection count could be much higher.
Recalling the Quit India Movement, Modi said, “The evils that make the country weak (should) quit India... With this thinking, a comprehensive ‘Quit India’ campaign has been going on in the country for the last six years.”
Iltija Mufti, daughter of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, says she is no politician but her mother's detention has forced her to speak up against all that has unfolded in Kashmir over the last year.
Swami Govind Dev Giri, treasurer of the Trust, told media persons that the Trust had invited the Prime Minister for the “bhoomi pujan” and he had accepted it and would be reaching Ayodhya on August 5.
The bench of Justices Arun Mishra, B R Gavai and Krishna Murari will hear the matter in which Twitter India has also been made a party. The matter relates to some tweets made by Bhushan but specific details are not known.
The Oxford AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine candidate is currently undergoing large (Phase III) human trials in the United Kingdom and Brazil.
Ashok Gehlot accuses Sachin Pilot of conspiring with BJP, getting sponsored by Mumbai corporates.
Modi said both sides share universal values such as “democracy, pluralism, inclusivity, respect for international institutions, multilateralism, freedom, transparency” and for this “democratic countries need to strengthen cooperation”.
The officials, it was learnt, told the committee that a vaccine will be available commercially in India only in early 2021.
The decision to impose a lockdown was taken at a review meeting on the Covid-19 situation, attended by Deputy Chief Minister and Pune District’s Guardian Minister, Ajit Pawar, and senior officials.