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The 25-year-old Ghosh, president of the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU), is arguably the most recognised student leader in the country at present. The 5 ft 3 inch tall young woman, weighing 43 kilos, has taken on Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar to roll back a fee hike and has led her fellow students in a larger fight against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta has challenged the high court's December 19 order by which it had also deprecated the conduct of his advocate for filing forged documents and not appearing in the court.
“The customs and GST officials have raised their drive to curb evasion of import duty or of the GST,” said a government official speaking on anonymity. India imports 700-800 tonnes of gold on average each year. After the UPA government raised the duty in stages from 2% to 10% in 2013 to check a ballooning current account deficit, smuggling reared its head.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut should have refrained from saying that former prime minister Indira Gandhi used to meet yesteryear gangster Karim Lala, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Friday.
The elections to the nearly 13,000 vacant posts of panch and sarpanch in gram panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be held next month and a notification is this regard is expected to be issued on January 25, officials said on Friday.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) stated here on Friday that it had nothing to do with a a document circulating on social media titled `new constitution' with a picture of Sangh supremo Mohan Bhagwat on it.
Despite the US exempting India from sanctions imposed on Iran for the development of the port in Novermber 2018, the European and Chinese suppliers who had bagged contracts to supply equipment for the port have been reluctant to deliver, fearing adverse impact on their business with the US.
US President Donald Trump on Friday warned Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to be "very careful with his words." "The so-called 'Supreme Leader' of Iran, who has not been so Supreme lately, had some nasty things to say about the United States and Europe," Trump tweeted of Khamenei's comments earlier Friday in Tehran.
In a major relief to around 30,000 homebuyers, the Centre agreed to take over troubled real estate giant Unitech to streamline the management of the company which is in a financial mess caused by siphoning off of more than 50% of money deposited by individuals and financial institutions.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov commenting on Iran's accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner said, "There were at least six (US) F-35 fighters in the air in the Iranian border area (at the time). This information has yet to be verified, but I'd like to underline the edginess that always accompanies such situations." All 176 people aboard died.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Union government to detail steps taken to implement the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan-2020, a policy decision taken in 2012 to give incentives for adoption of electric vehicles and disincentives for fossil fuel-based vehicles.
India has issued a travel advisory for those visiting China and stepped up surveillance at airports in the wake of an outbreak of coronavirus in China. Following reports of 41 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (nCoV), including one death in Wuhan in China this month, health ministry has instructed screening of travellers from the neighbouring country at Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata airports using thermal scanners.
A day after he said e-commerce giant Amazon was not doing India a favour by investing $1 billion here, commerce & industry minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the government welcomed all investments but they should be in line with domestic regulations.
Kuldeep Yadav bowled a game-changing 38th over to complement a KL Rahul blinder as India levelled the series with a comfortable 36-run victory over Australia in the second ODI on Friday. Put into bat, India put up a much-improved batting performance with Rahul's blistering 52-ball 80 taking India to 340 for six after Dhawan (96), Kohli (78) laid the foundation.
China counters India's stand on UNSC meet on Kashmir Times of India
Kashi, Mathura temples not on Sangh’s agenda: RSS chief Times of India
‘Fixer’ Chawla set to be extradited to India Times of India
Indian General Talks of ‘Deradicalization Camps’ for Kashmiris The New York Times
Let Hyperloop be implemented abroad first, says Ajit Pawar Times of India
Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on February 1 at 6am Times of India
The move was approved in a meeting chaired by state tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray on 16 January, with the BMC chief, police commissioner and representatives of malls, hotels and restaurants in attendance
New York, Jan 17 (PTI) A 34-year-old Indian-origin woman who was reported missing two weeks ago has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in the trunk of her car in the US state of Illinois, according to media reports.
Police had arrested Davinder Singh in Kulgam district of south Kashmir along with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists besides an unidentified lawyer who was working as an overground worker for terror outfits.
DVK president Kolathur Mani, in a statement, alleged that the actor uttered a 'blatant lie that Periyar had in 1971 taken out a procession after garlanding the photos of Lord Ram and Sita with chappals.
The fresh warrants were introduced after the Delhi government told the Delhi High Court Wednesday that irrespective of a date and time fixed for the execution, it cannot take place as long as their mercy petition was pending before the President.
Earlier in the day, a Delhi court had issued a fresh death warrant against the four Nirbhaya rape case convicts who will now be executed on February 1 at 6 am. They were earlier to be hanged on February 22 at 7 am.
Amid speculation that it might join hands with the BJP or merge with it, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P), which had suspended it`s working committee on January 5, has constituted a new working committee. There are 151
Jitender Singh Tomar has been given a ticket from Tri Nagar constituency in the recently released Aam Aadmi Party's list of candidates for the upcoming assembly election.
The mercury level is also likely to dip on January 18 which will again bring back cold wave condition in Delhi and nearby regions. The temperature, which was recorded at 11-degree celsius on January 16, which is likely to drop at
Maharashtra State Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray called a meeting on Thursday (January 16) which was attended by several city administrators and restaurant owner.
The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has authorised Delhi's Commissioner of Police with the emergency detention power under the National Security Act (NSA) from January 19 to April 18 for a period of three months.
Former Union minister JP Nadda, who is currently the working president of the party, is likely to be elected to BJP's top organisational post unopposed.
Japanese Coast Guard Vessel Echigo was accorded a formal welcome at the Chennai Port on Monday, as it arrived for a 5-day goodwill visit, that also includes the exercise.
All establishments like restaurants, malls, multiplexes and retail outlets falling under 'gated communities' in Mumbai will be allowed to stay open, in a move that is expected to give a major boost to tourism in the city.
The areas where these establishments will remain open all night are Fort and Kala Ghoda in south Mumbai and Bandra Kurla Complex in the west.
Based on a complaint from the victims mother, the boys, aged 8 and 12, have been detained under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act, the police said.
Officials said the family of the 22-year-old woman made a distress call to the district administration at about 11:30 am on Thursday as the lady experienced premature labour pains.
Vijay Chauthaiwale, the chief of the BJP's foreign affairs department, said there was "a lot of problem" with the Washington Post's coverage of India, without giving any specific examples.
PM Narendra Modi said the ministers should not restrict themselves to urban areas but also meet people in villages to inform them about the developmental work carried out by the Centre.
A senior police officer said that in a message posted on a WhatsApp group little before killing himself, Naik held two persons responsible for his decision. One of them is the elder brother of a senior minister in the Pramod Sawant-led government, he said.
Following an agreement signed by representatives of the Brus, the central, Tripura and Mizoram governments in New Delhi on Thursday, these tribal people will be able to permanently settle in Tripura.
Shikhar Dhawan produces another strong batting display as India bounce back from Tuesday's humiliation to beat Australia by 36 runs and level the one-day series.
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Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, an Indian-American US Air Force colonel, is among 11 new NASA graduates who have successfully completed their over two years' of basic astronaut training . Astronaut candidate training included practice, and testing in spacewalking, robotics, International Space Station systems, T-38 jet proficiency, and Russian language.
Under the provisions of the OCI card, those below 20 years and above 50 years need to renew their OCI card every time they have their passport renewed. Though this provision had been there for the past several years, it's only now that at the instructions of the Indian home ministry that it was being strictly enforced by international airlines.
At least 16 Indian-Americans with valid OCI cards headed to New Delhi from the US experienced some anxious moments at the John F Kennedy airport on Sunday as the national carrier Air India was unable to process their boarding passes since they were not carrying their old cancelled passports.
An independent US government agency overseen by Congress, the FCC is the federal agency responsible for implementing and enforcing America's communications law and regulations.
Bansal, who will enter the race from 11th Congressional District of Illinois from the Republican Party, launched his campaign over the weekend, which among others was attended by more than 20 elected officials, eminent Indian-American leaders and community members of his constituency.
Indian-origin candidates across both the ruling Conservative and Opposition Labour parties registered equally strong results of seven wins each in the UK's General Election on Thursday, with around a dozen MPs retaining their seats alongside some new faces, taking their number in the UK's lower house up to 15.
"The next Parliament looks set to be our most-diverse ever - with more ethnic minority candidates likely to be elected whichever way the political pendulum swings on election night," says an analysis by the British Future think tank. The ethnic minority surge in the no. of MPs is expected to include all the Indian-origin MPs from the last election, except Labour's Keith Vaz.
Judy Stanley (23), and Vybhav Gopisetty (26), were graduate students of the Tennessee State University (TSU) and were pursuing food science degrees in the College of Agriculture, the university said. The university students have raised-- through a GoFundMe Page-- more than USD 42,000 for their last rites and funeral in India.
The Chief of Defence Staff had said girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 years were being radicalised in Kashmir
The properties belong to Abdul Karim Jaka, a Mumbai-based businessman dealing in real estate and ship-breaking work
The leaders, who held a meeting of party leaders in Jammu, called for the immediate release of all political workers and removal of all sorts of restrictions and curbs upon them
Anything that excludes communities and creates an atmosphere of intolerance is probably not good for science, says Nobel Laureate
It’s unclear what Gen. Bipin Rawat, chief of India’s defense staff, meant. But rights activists fear that something like what China has introduced for Uighurs could be coming.
Whole families were buried in the Pakistani-controlled portion of the disputed territory, and rescuers are risking their own lives.
It’s not just a modern problem. Airborne toxins are so pernicious that they may have shaped our DNA over millions of years.
Hindu nationalists view Jawaharlal Nehru University, where a mob rampaged last weekend, as “a symbol of everything that is bad in this country,” one analyst said.
Dozens were hurt by attackers who shouted Hindu slogans. Some students said they belonged to a far-right Hindu group, which denied involvement.
As nationwide demonstrations entered their fourth week, India’s Muslims — long a fragmented group — organized into a formidable force against a contentious citizenship law.
Mientras aumentan las manifestaciones ciudadanas en rechazo a una ley de ciudadanía en India, surgen reportes sobre abusos y medidas extremas por parte de las autoridades.
Indian Army's Southern Command Chief, Lt Gen SK Saini will be the force's new vice chief, taking charge a day before Republic Day, a top army official said on Friday.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act was against the secular fabric of the country and claimed that events unfolding now were similar to...
Delhi Police on Friday arrested a man who cheated people by offering employment in a fake airline company ''Yo Air''.
Endorsing Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat's comments, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy on Friday said that the Army has been running de-radicalisation camps since ages.
A California teen who had been drugged and kidnapped was rescued by police this week after using Snapchat to alert her friends to her abduction.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to hand over the damaged black boxes from last week's downed airliner to France, saying it has one of the few laboratories capable of...
The administrative body of Sai Baba's Samadhi calls for the indefinite closure of the Shirdi temple after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reportedly said Pathri in Parbhani is Sai Baba's...
India defeated Australia by 36 runs in the second ODI by 36 runs at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. Speaking about the preparations, Wicket-keeper KL Rahul said, "I don't think I practiced technically, anything different. I just spoke a lot to middle order batsmen and I watched a lot of videos, spoke a lot to Virat (Kohli), watched a lot of videos of AB (de Villiers) and Steve Smith about how they build their innings or how they play in certain situations. The only thing I learnt how I can use my game and can be better in certain situations. Now that I have played in different positions so batting becomes a lot more enjoyable."
Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif attended luncheon meeting in Mumbai on January 17. During the meeting he said that India can play a leading role in bringing US back into compliance with Iran nuclear agreement. "India can play a leading role in bringing US back into compliance with agreement and we will not reject that possibility. India is a very dear friend of Iran and has good relations with US, it can encourage US to come back to the table," the Iranian Foreign Minister said.
Supreme Court lawyer MR Shamshad, who has filed a petition challenging notification of National Population Register said, "We have challenged the notification of NPR as well on which notice has been issued, probably it will be tagged with the other petitions but NPR notification has been challenged on which notice has been issued." Nationwide protests have emerged since the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which will give Indian citizenship to religious minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who have come to India to escape persecution.
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad joined protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed pan-India National Register for Citizens (NRC), at Jama Masjid in Delhi. While addressing the gathering, he said, "Peaceful protest is our strength. People from all religions who support us should join us in great number to prove it to the government that these protests are not led by Muslims alone," Azad said.
Minister of Commerce Piyush Goyal clarified on his reported statement on E-commerce giant Amazon's plan of investment in India where he said,"It's not as if they (Amazon) are doing a favour to India when they invest a billion dollars.""My statement should be seen in context. Investments are welcome but they should be within the law," said Piyush Goyal.
Roman Babushkin, Russian Deputy Ambassador to India informed that Russia will give 5 S400 missiles defence system to India by 2025 which will serve well for Indian security. "We will give 5 S400 missiles defence system (to India) by 2025. Russia is possessing one of the world's best defence system and it would serve well for Indian security," said Deputy Ambassador.
The newly appointed Chairman of Airports Authority of India, Arvind Singh said that AAI will invest Rs. 25,000 crores in the next five years for building airport infrastructure, creating new facilities for passengers, new runways and upgradation of technology in the country. In an interview to ANI, Singh said there are plans to almost double the number of domestic airports which are currently functional in the country. The projected investment will help meet the growth of passenger traffic that we expect. He welcomed the government's initiative of privatisation of airports as it helps reduce the costs of Airports Authority of India and able to get revenues from the airports without employing manpower. This revenue helps AAI to build infrastructure in unserved areas where private sector is not willing to invest at present. Large parts of country which are unserved and underserved in terms of air connectivity and there the private sector does not want to go initially so, and to invest in those areas we need resources which is being generated through privatisation programme.
While speaking to ANI in Bengaluru on January 17, the Minister of Large and Medium Scale Industries in Karnataka Government Jagadish Shettar said, "Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) always deny their involvement but it has been proved now. I welcome the police's action." "Their organisation should be banned as they have always been involved with anti-social activities and government of India should take very serious note of this," he added.
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.