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Feb 15, 2022 09:35 PM IST
Schools in Delhi to remain closed tomorrow
Feb 15, 2022 09:07 PM IST
Yes Bank promoter Rana Kapoor moves bail plea in Delhi HC
Former managing director and CEO of Yes Bank Rana Kapoor on Tuesday moved a bail petition to Delhi high court.
Feb 15, 2022 08:33 PM IST
Legendary singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who recently rejected Padma Shree, passes away in Kolkata after contracting Covid last month
Legendary singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who recently rejected Padma Shree, passes away in Kolkata after contracting Covid last month, reports ANI.
Feb 15, 2022 07:59 PM IST
Karnataka: Section 144 imposed in Tumakuru district from tomorrow ahead of PU colleges reopening
Karnataka | Section 144 imposed in Tumakuru district from 6 am of 16th February till next order ahead of PU colleges reopening. The order is applicable in 200 meters of PU colleges, degree and other colleges: YS Patil, Deputy commissioner, Tumakuru#HijabRow
— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2022
The Karnataka government on Tuesday imposed section 144 in the Tumakuru district from 6 am on Wednesday. Read more
Feb 15, 2022 07:48 PM IST
After several days of decline, Delhi sees rise in fresh Covid cases; 756 more patients detected in city
Feb 15, 2022 07:26 PM IST
No fly zone declared till Feb 17 in Punjab’s Fazilka in view of PM Modi’s rally in Abohar on Thursday
No fly zone declared till Feb 17 in Punjab’s Fazilka in view of PM Modi’s rally in Abohar on Thursday.
Feb 15, 2022 07:04 PM IST
Delhi declares holiday on February 16 in all govt offices on account of Guru Ravidas’s birthday
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal declares 16th February – on the occasion of Guru Ravidas’s birthday – as a holiday in all Govt offices, under the Govt of Delhi. pic.twitter.com/gUZ6FNYge2
— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022 06:52 PM IST
CBI registers FIR in Thanjavur student suicide case
The Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) on Tuesday registered an First Information Report ( FIR) in the Tamil Nadu girl’s suicide case. Read more
Feb 15, 2022 06:30 PM IST
Kerala records 11,776 new Covid19 cases, 20 deaths
Kerala on Tuesday registered 11,776 new Covid19 cases, & 20 deaths today. Kerala’s active caseload now stands at 1,23,825.
Feb 15, 2022 06:12 PM IST
ECI requests governor of Punjab to take action against Punjab State Information Commissioner for running an election campaign in favour of his father
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has requested the governor of Punjab to take action against Punjab State Information Commissioner Anumit Singh Sodhi after complaints of violation of powers by him for running an election campaign in favour of his father Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi.
Feb 15, 2022 05:15 PM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Mishra walks out of jail after being granted bail last week
Feb 15, 2022 04:56 PM IST
Karnataka High court adjourns hearing into pleas over hijab row to Wednesday
Karnataka High court adjourns hearing into pleas over hijab row to Wednesday, reports ANI.
Feb 15, 2022 04:24 PM IST
Central agencies being misused with aim of toppling Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra: Sena MP Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut alleged that central agencies are being misused with aim of toppling the Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra, according to news agency PTI.
Feb 15, 2022 04:13 PM IST
Russian lawmakers call on Putin to recognise Ukraine separatist statelets
Feb 15, 2022 04:06 PM IST
Karnataka High court: Sr advocate Kamat, for petitioner, refers to a judgment of a South Africa court
Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat says that South Africa’s judgement also said that if there are other learners who hitherto were afraid to express their religions or cultures and who will now be encouraged to do so, that is something to be celebrated, not feared.
— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022 03:55 PM IST
WB Municipal Polls: Second application filed before Calcutta HC alleging large scale violence during elections
Second application filed before Calcutta HC’s Chief Justice division bench regarding upcoming municipal polls, scheduled for 27th Feb. Petition seeks deployment of central Paramilitary forces 72 hrs before poll date among other demands.Matter likely to be heard tomorrow, 16th Feb pic.twitter.com/mduP5an2sC
— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022 03:19 PM IST
Karnataka High Court begins hearing petitions challenging a ban on hijab in educational institutes
Karnataka High Court begins hearing petitions challenging a ban on hijab in educational institutes, reports news agency ANI.
Feb 15, 2022 02:37 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for Covid-19
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— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022 02:04 PM IST
Jharkhand: 4 killed in accident in Ramgarh district
Four people died while several others were injured in an accident involving six vehicles on NH 33 in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district on Tuesday afternoon.
Feb 15, 2022 02:02 PM IST
Fodder scam: Seeking to shift Lalu Prasad Yadav to RIMS, Ranchi on medical grounds, says lawyer
“We have given an application in the court, seeking instruction to jail authorities to shift him (Lalu Prasad Yadav) to RIMS, Ranchi on the ground of his poor health,” the RJD supremo’s lawyer Prabhat Kumar said on Tuesday.
Feb 15, 2022 01:49 PM IST
Some Russian forces near Ukraine returning to bases
#UPDATE Moscow says some military deployed near Ukraine are returning to their bases, after a build up of Russian forces around Ukrainian borders spurred fears of an invasion.
“Units of the Southern and Western military districts… will begin moving to their military garrisons” pic.twitter.com/TFQZmW4IsK
— AFP News Agency (@AFP) February 15, 2022
On Tuesday, some russian forces near Ukraine have started returning to bases, news agency AFP said citing official sources.
Feb 15, 2022 12:02 PM IST
Former Union law minister Ashwani Kumar quits Congress
Ashwani Kumar, the country’s former law minister, resigned from the Congress party on Tuesday.
Feb 15, 2022 11:37 AM IST
Indian embassy in Kyiv asks Indians to leave Ukraine
Embassy of India in Kyiv asks Indians, particularly students whose stay is not essential, to leave Ukraine temporarily in view of uncertainties of the current situation pic.twitter.com/U15EoGu89g
— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022 10:31 AM IST
ED officials visit residence of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena
Officials from the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday visited the residence of Haseena Parkar, who is the sister of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
Feb 15, 2022 09:38 AM IST
Maharashtra’s Thane district adds 93 new Covid-19 cases
Thane district added 93 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday which pushed the tally to 7,07,316.
Feb 15, 2022 09:06 AM IST
India’s daily Covid tally falls again with 27,409 new cases
India’s daily tally of Covid-19 fell below the 30,000-mark on Tuesday after 27,409 new cases were added in the last 24 hours. The cumulative count of infections has climbed to 4,26,92,943. The active cases in the country have further declined to 4,23,127.
Feb 15, 2022 08:44 AM IST
India’s cumulative Covid vaccination count crosses 173 crore
India’s COVID vaccination coverage has crossed 173 crore 38 lakh mark.
More than 40 lakh vaccine doses were administered till 7 PM yesterday. More than 1.76 crore precaution doses for the identified categories of beneficiaries for COVID vaccination have been administered so far. pic.twitter.com/HO7yMmcrOj
— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022 07:36 AM IST
Mizoram adds 2,022 new Covid-19 cases, tally nearing 2 lakh
Mizoram’s caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) climbed to 1,99,019 after 2,022 new infections were added.
Feb 15, 2022 07:10 AM IST
From today, Centre to receive first supply of Corbevax vaccine
From Tuesday, the Centre will receive its first supply of Biological E’s Covid-19 vaccine. Read more
Feb 15, 2022 06:59 AM IST
Biden administration warns Russia of severe consequences if it invades Ukraine; insists on diplomatic solution
The Joe Biden-led United States administration has warned Russia of severe consequences if it raids Ukraine and has insisted on a diplomatic solution on the matter.
Feb 15, 2022 06:13 AM IST
Assam schools set to reopen today, restrictions end
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had announced several relaxations including curfew timings, paving way for schools in the state to reopen from February 15.
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‘Communal mindset’: India skewers OIC over statement on Muslims in India
In a statement, the external affairs ministry said the communal mindset of the OIC Secretariat does not allow for a proper appreciation of these realities and the organisation continues to be hijacked by vested interests to further their nefarious propaganda against India.
Updated on Feb 15, 2022 09:32 PM IST
India preps for G20 presidency from 1 Dec, greenlights setting up a secretariat
India will hold the presidency of the G20 from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2023, culminating with the G20 Summit in India next year.
Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:51 PM IST
Tablighi Jamaat and Naveen Kalra: Two infamous cases, zero charge-sheets
- Did Tablighi Jamaat flout Covid-19 guidelines? Was Naveet Kalra hoarding oxygen cylinders to sell them at inflated prices? Here’s what has happened about the two cases that have disappeared from public memory
Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:42 PM IST
Karnataka hijab row: Ahead of colleges reopening, Section 144 imposed in Tumakur
The controversy first broke out in Udupi, about 400 kms from Bengaluru, when at least eight girls from the Government Girls Pre-University college in the district were not allowed to attend classes wearing Hijab.
Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:29 PM IST
BMW X7 among cars, bikes seized from Odisha cop in vigilance raid
All the vehicles seized bear the same fancy registration number 0005. The seizure comes in the wake of similar seizures from police officials in Odisha in the last 4-5 months.
Updated on Feb 15, 2022 08:36 PM IST
Gujarat cop caught sipping cold drink during virtual HC hearing
Chief Justice Aravind Kumar recalled that he had similarly pulled up an advocate for eating a samosa during an online proceeding of the court a few days ago.
Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:45 PM IST
CBI registers FIR in Tamil Nadu girl’s suicide case
The death of 17-year-old girl has acquired political angle with the BJP citing a video in which she was heard alleging attempts to forcibly convert her to Christianity
Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:08 PM IST
CBI grills TMC MP Dev for 5 hours in Bengal cattle smuggling case
CBI also summoned the TMC’s Birbhum district unit president Anubrata Mondal, a close aide of chief minister Mamata Banerjee who was recently made a national steering committee member of the party, for questioning in the same case.
Updated on Feb 15, 2022 07:20 PM IST
Leave Ukraine for now, India to students amid Russian troop buildup at borders
An Indian embassy advisory asked Indian nationals, particularly students whose stay isn’t essential, to consider leaving the country. There are more than 20,000 Indians in Ukraine, 18,000 of them students.
Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:03 PM IST
ABG Shipyard bank fraud under UPA, withdrawal of states consent a challenge: CBI
The CBI said that as per banks complaint, the non-performing assets of ABG Shipyard are to the tune of ₹22, 842 crores and majority of disbursement took place between 2005 and 2012, this at a time when Congress-led UPA government was in power