Day: December 15, 2019

Delhi court to pronounce verdict in Unnao rape case against Kuldeep Sengar on Monday

New Delhi, Dec 15: A Delhi court is scheduled to pronounce on Monday its judgement in the case of alleged kidnapping and rape of a woman by expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao in 2017. During in-camera proceedings, District Judge Dharmesh Sharma had said he was likely […]

CAA: 400 people from Assam, North Eastern states stage protest

Chennai, Dec 15: Around 400 students from Assam and North Eastern States staged a protest here on Sunday against the Centre’s Citizenship Amendment Act, police said. They converged at the Marina beach here, holding aloft placards that read ‘No CAB’, ‘we oppose Citizenship Amendment Bill’ and raised slogans […]

Anger, relief but no joy as UN talks limp to an end

A marathon UN summit wrapped up Sunday with little to show, squeezing hard-earned compromises from countries over a global warming battle plan that fell well short of what science says is needed to tackle the climate crisis. The COP25 deal “expresses the urgent need” for new carbon cutting […]

UK opposition chief Corbyn ‘sorry’ for election wipeout

Britain’s main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn apologised Sunday for waging a disastrous campaign that handed Prime Minister Boris Johnson a mandate to take the UK out of the EU next month. But the veteran socialist defended his far-left platform and blamed the media for helping relegate his century-old […]

No need to fear, Indian Muslims neither intruders nor refugees: NCM chairman on CAA

New Delhi, Dec 15: Amid a heated debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Chairman of National Commission for Minorities Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi has asserted that the legislation is not against minorities and Indian Muslims need not fear as they are neither intruders nor refugees. He also said […]

Assault complaint against ex-cricketer Praveen Kumar

Meerut, Dec 15: A factory owner here has alleged assault by former Indian cricketer Praveen Kumar, police said on Sunday. The incident allegedly took place in Multan Nagar around 3 pm on Saturday when factory owner Deepak Sharma was bringing down his six-year-old son from a school bus, they […]

Man held with Rs 1.02 cr foreign currency at IGI airport

New Delhi, Dec 15: A Bangkok-bound passenger has been apprehended by CISF personnel at the international airport here for carrying foreign currency amounting to Rs 1.02 crore allegedly in an unauthorised manner, officials said on Sunday. Passenger Anil Kumar was intercepted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday […]

Citizenship Act protest: Violence, arson in Delhi; cop injured, buses torched

New Delhi, Dec 15: Protestors agitating against the amended Citizenship Act clashed with police on Sunday and set afire DTC buses and a fire tender in New Friends’ Colony in southeast Delhi leaving a cop and two fire personnel injured, police said. A Delhi Fire Services official said four […]

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