Day: December 24, 2018

New Delhi chokes as pollution levels hit the worst this year

NEW DELHI – Pollution levels in New Delhi have hit their worst this year in the past two days – earning a “severe” to “emergency” rating and indicating conditions that can spark a public health crisis. Christmas Day in the Indian capital is also forecast to be bleak. […]

Decomposed body of elderly woman found in Kolkata house

Kolkata, Dec 24: Police on Monday recovered a decomposed body of an elderly woman from a house in Salt Lake area of the city. The 75-year-old woman’s son, who appears to be mentally-challenged, held on to Krishna Bhattacharya’s body for at least seven-eight days in the two-storey house at […]

Thackeray appears in no mood for poll alliance with BJP

Pandharpur (Maha), Dec 24: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Monday indicated his unwillingness to enter into an alliance with the BJP for the upcoming polls, asking why he should join hands with “someone” facing “corruption” charges. He demanded a discussion on the issue of Ram temple in Parliament and […]

Maoist carrying Rs 1 lakh reward arrested by police

Garwah (Jharkhand), Dec 24: A Maoist carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head, was arrested in Garwah district on Monday, police said. Laldeo Bhuiyan, an area commander of the CPI(Maoist) was arrested during a search operation launched by the district armed police and CRPF, said Deputy […]

Guv urges JU authorities to uphold academic atmosphere

Kolkata, Dec 24: West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi on Monday urged the authorities of Jadavpur University to ensure that the academic atmosphere of the varsity is not disturbed. Delivering his address at the convocation of Jadavpur University as Chancellor, Tripathi called upon the faculty and students to strive […]

PIL in SC against govt’s move to authorise 10 agencies to intercept, monitor any computer

New Delhi, Dec 24: A PIL was filed on Monday in the Supreme Court challenging the government’s notification authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any computer system. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks quashing of the government’s December 20 notification. According to the […]

Uddhav Thackeray uses “chowkidar chor hai” slogan to attack Modi

Pandharpur (Maha), Dec 24: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Monday mouthed the Congress’ oft-repeated jibe of “chowkidar chor hai” made in the context of the Rafale fighter jet deal to mount a veiled attack on his senior ally — the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Congress president Rahul […]

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