Controversy over NITI Aayog member’s remarks on Internet suspension in JK, says it is only used to watch ‘dirty films’

Ahmedabad: NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat has courted controversy with his remarks that shutdown of Internet services in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 did not have any significant effect on its economy as people there only use Internet for “watching dirty films”. NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat has courted controversy More...

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By Manish Sen On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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CAA, NRC ‘internal matters’ of India: Bangladesh PM

Dubai: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed as “internal matters” of India the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), but at the same time said the More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Commerce min for restricting duty-free alcohol purchase to one bottle

New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry has recommended restricting purchase of duty-free alcohol to one bottle at duty-free shops as part of steps to reduce import of non-essential goods, sources said. Delhi IGI Airport More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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CISF to replace JK Police at Srinagar, Jammu airports

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will take over the security-related duties being performed by the local police at Srinagar and Jammu airports More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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UP power dept employees shut offices in Mathura over colleague’s murder

Mathura: Employees of the Uttar Pradesh power department have closed their offices in Mathura district in protest against the killing of their colleague and demanded Rs 1 crore compensation for his family. Representative More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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CISF personnel rapes colleague’s 4-year-old daughter in IOCL

A CISF personnel posted in Odisha’s Paradip allegedly raped his colleague’s four-year-old daughter after luring her with chocolate to his quarter, police said on Saturday. Representative Image The accused More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Irregularities in BSF recruitment exam: CBI carries out searches in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: The CBI conducted searches in Delhi-NCR on Saturday in connection with alleged irregularities in evaluation of OMR answer sheets of BSF constable recruitment examination, officials said. The searches More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Suspended J-K cop Davinder Singh to be questioned by NIA in Delhi

New Delhi: Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Police Deputy Superintendent (SP) Davinder Singh, who was arrested while travelling with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, will be brought to the national capital by the National More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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10 IPS officers transferred in major reshuffle by Uttar Pradesh govt

Lucknow: In a major reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh administration transferred 10 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers on Saturday. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath According to a release by the administration, More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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LG grants detaining power to Delhi Police Commissioner under NSA

New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has granted power of detaining authority to the Delhi Police Commissioner under the National Security Act, according to a notification. LG Anil Baijal has granted power More...