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Bombay HC asks BMC to conduct physical meeting of standing committee

October 20, 2020 8:48:33 pm

The court also observed that by not conducting the physical meeting, the BMC would send a wrong signal to society that while it was doing so much to control Covid-19, it was hesitant to have physical meetings with social distancing norms.

Gujarat: Two PAAS members held for throwing stones, egg on BJP candidate in Surat

October 20, 2020 8:48:26 pm

Acting on the complaint, Surat Crime Branch sleuths on Tuesday arrested Gaurang Kakadia, a resident of Ganesh Apartment, Yogi Chowk, and Piyush Virani, a resident of Ramnagar Society, Hirabag, who were handed over to Sarthana police station.

Pune: Constable threatens to shoot himself after molesting colleague; cop who tries to stop him sustains injury

October 20, 2020 8:46:33 pm

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.

Melghat: Son of former bonded labourer clears NEET, wants to come back and serve his community

October 20, 2020 8:19:43 pm

When results of the national exam were declared earlier this week, Kasbekar, whose father Shaligram used to work as a bonded labourer for a money lender, surpassed his own expectations by scoring 427 out of 600.


IRCTC to run Karnataka’s Golden Chariot train from January 2021; here are the packages

October 20, 2020 6:51:16 pm

The Golden Chariot consists of 18 coaches with 44 guest rooms. Each cabin is equipped with a small wardrobe, vanity desk, LCD TV, electric sockets for recharging batteries and a private washroom.

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Bengaluru: Police take Kolkata flight to chase down man accused of theft

October 20, 2020 5:51:09 pm

In a similar incident in November 2019, Basavanagudi police had taken a flight to Ajmer in Rajasthan to arrest a 21-year-old household worker to recover valuables stolen from his employer in Bengaluru.

Delhi HC refuses to stay suspension of SC Bar Association Secretary

Delhi HC asks Army couple seeking joint posting to move to different locations within 15 days

October 20, 2020 2:48:03 pm

The bench on September 15 had asked the Army to consider the plea as representation and take a decision on the request of the couple for a joint posting within four weeks.

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Bengaluru: Helmetless riding peaks, officers asked to enforce laws including DL suspension for 3 months ‘stricter’

October 20, 2020 2:19:51 pm

"Many feel that they can get away by wearing only masks now. However, officers are noting down all violations. Violations are noted by officers in the traffic control room as well, from CCTV cameras placed at key junctions," a senior officer said.

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Chennai: Kumaran Silks showroom in T Nagar sealed for Covid norm violation

October 20, 2020 2:07:57 pm

PN Sridhar, the central zonal officer responsible for four zones, including Kodambakkam, told that they had issued a warning to the shop two days ago.

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‘Ready to resign or be dismissed than bow to injustice to farmers’: Capt Amarinder Singh

October 20, 2020 1:36:57 pm

Cautioning the Centre against allowing the situation to get out of hand, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said if the farm laws are not revoked, angry youth would take to streets and join the farmers, which would lead to chaos.

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Karnataka: Two held for bomb threat to judge hearing drug case

October 20, 2020 1:25:12 pm

"Two persons have been detained for questioning. They will be brought to Bengaluru," a top police officer told PTI on condition of anonymity.

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Mumbai: Bus rams into traffic signal after driver suffers epilepsy attack

October 20, 2020 1:05:27 pm

“The driver, identified as Haridas Patil, was rushed to Rajawadi hospital, where he shall be treated,” an officer from Chembur police station said.

Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: State records fewer than 6,000 new cases, lowest in last several weeks

Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: State govt allows female commuters to travel on local trains from Oct 21

October 20, 2020 5:23:05 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News Live Updates: As many as 15,069 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of recoveries in the state to 13,84,879.

Delhi HC refuses to stay suspension of SC Bar Association Secretary

It’s time to stop blanket extension of bails, paroles for COVID-19 reason: Delhi HC observes

October 20, 2020 12:44:59 pm

According to the Director-General (Prisons), over 6,700 prisoners are out on bail or parole and continue to remain outside in view of the blanket order passed and extended from time-to-time by a full bench of the high court.

Sidhu model to tide over farm crisis: MSP on all crops, mafia crackdown

Sidhu model to tide over farm crisis: MSP on all crops, mafia crackdown

October 20, 2020 11:47:26 am

Hours after his appearance in the special session of Vidhan Sabha, Navjot Singh Sidhu, in his 31-minute speech on his YouTube channel, Jittega Punjab, asked his party’s government to take responsibility, stop looking at Centre for MSP and have its own resources.

Nine farmers who were part of protests against Centre’s farm laws have died since Sept 18

Nine farmers who were part of protests against Centre’s farm laws have died since Sept 18

October 20, 2020 11:39:51 am

While one among these nine took his own life, the others died due to health complications. Farmers, however, term all nine as martyrs in their fight against Centre.

Pune: Cop sustains bullet injury while stopping colleague from shooting self with service rifle

October 20, 2020 11:28:00 am

A senior official from Pune city police said that there was an ongoing dispute between the two constables and another cop. After an argument in the early hours of Tuesday, the constable threatened to shoot himself with the service rifle.

MC approves clearing up of waste piled up at processing unit

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation meets today, on the table are reduction and discounts for companies, contractors

October 20, 2020 11:06:45 am

There is no mention in the agenda about water tariff hike that city residents will be burdened with. The water panel had recommended inclusion of discussion about the same in the agenda as there had been a lot of opposition by city residents due to three-fold hike.

MC approves clearing up of waste piled up at processing unit

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation proposes to collect user charges from 13 villages, 19 sector markets

October 20, 2020 11:05:57 am

According to the agenda item, accessed by The Indian Express, it was stated that the user fee for collection, transportation, disposal of solid waste is to be collected from these specified areas as per their category and unit of each household

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‘I trained as ASI in Chandigarh, worked for three years here….I know which area is vulnerable to which crime’

October 20, 2020 11:03:48 am

SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal who had worked as an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) with the Chandigarh Police converses with Saurabh Prashar on the strengthening of the beat system and taking a preventive approach in dealing with professional criminals.

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E-challan system: 21,000 challans issued in past three months; 67% disposed of on the spot

October 20, 2020 10:41:24 am

The maximum e-challans were issued for visible offences including violation of zebra line crossing, taking U turn at prohibited traffic junctions/lights, and driving without helmets.

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Delhi riots: Accused and lawyer in touch during crime, court raises red flag

October 20, 2020 10:38:26 am

Ahmad’s counsel Seema Misra, Shivam Sharma and Kartik Murukutla told the court during the hearing that he was “maliciously implicated... by investigating agency just because he belongs to a particular community”.

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Stubble burning effect: AQI deteriorates in Chandigarh

October 20, 2020 10:35:00 am

According to the Chandigarh Pollution Control Board (CPCB), AQI of Chandigarh was the between category of Good to Satisfactory till September 25. On September 26, it was recorded at 106. Since then, it has remained between 106 and 131, on October 15.

AAP protests in well of House, SAD stages sit-in outside Punjab Bhawan

Protesting AAP MLAs refuse to vacate Vidhan Sabha complex, SAD lawmakers stage sit-in outside Punjab Bhawan

October 20, 2020 12:01:26 pm

AAP MLAs' dharna continued late into the night with MLAs refusing to vacate the Vidhan Sabha complex.

WhatsApp rehearsals, separate make-up kits, drying costumes in sun— one city Ramleela revamps itself

October 20, 2020 10:04:32 am

Despite the raging pandemic, city residents' enthusiasm to watch this Ramleela, organised in a park at Sector 7, has been undaunting. People, including women and children, have been attending the Ramleela.