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BJP workers hold protest outside party office in Delhi, over ticket distribution

2020 Delhi elections: BJP workers hold protest outside party office, over ticket distribution.

School children were forced to stand in long queues without slippers due to which many have fallen ill, says Tejashwi Yadav, RJD

Tejashwi Yadav, RJD says, "School children were forced to stand in long queues without slippers due to which many have fallen ill. A school teacher in Darbhanga's Keoti has also died. This is only because of the arrogance of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar."

UP: Newly married woman was allegedly abducted, gang-raped, says DSP

Hapur: A newly married woman was allegedly abducted and gang-raped yesterday. Rajesh Singh, DSP says,"The woman was married on January 17 and went missing a day after. She was found today morning and was sent for medical examination. We are investigating the matter".

Five killed as SUV hits truck in Gujarat

Five people were killed and as many others injured after their SUV hit a truck on Ahmedabad-Limbdi highway in Gujarat's Surendranagar district on Sunday morning, police said.

The mishap took place near Devpara village in Limbdi taluka when 10 people were travelling in the sports utility vehicle (SUV) from Somnath to Ahmedabad.

The SUV driver apparently lost control over the wheels following which the vehicle jumped the divider and hit a truck approaching from the opposite direction, an official at Limbdi police station said.

Kerala Governor seeks explanation from State Government's Chief Secretary regarding Kerala moving to SC against CAA

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan seeks explanation from State Government's Chief Secretary regarding Kerala moving to Supreme Court against the amended Citizenship Act.

NITI Aayog's Saraswat on J&K internet ban, "Besides watching dirty films, you do nothing"

NITI Aayog's VK Saraswat says, "They (politicians) use social media to fuel protests. What difference does it make if there's no internet in Kashmir? What do you watch on internet there? What e-tailing is happening? Besides watching dirty films, you do nothing."

Kejriwal releases AAP's guarantee card for 2020 Delhi elections

Arvind Kejriwal promises 24-hr drinking water on tap to each house in Delhi and promise to continue 20,000 liters of free water scheme .

He promises a world-class education and better health facilities in Delhi, "Free bus services for students."

He promises to make Delhi garbage and pollution free in the next five years.

Congress will play significant role in Delhi polls, can be determining factor in government formation: Kapil Sibal

Asserting that the uproar over the amended citizenship law and the Jamia-JNU violence will be a major factor in the Delhi Assembly polls, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's "subdued" response to the issues "smacks of opportunism".

He also said the Congress will play a "significant" role in the polls and exuded confidence that the party could get enough seats to emerge as the "determining factor" in government formation.

"He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," Sibal told PTI in an interview.

India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Australia wins toss, opts to bat against India, in Bengaluru

Ex-IAS officer detained at Prayagraj airport

Kannan Gopinathan, a ormer IAS officer from Kerala, was detained by the city police soon after he had arrived at the airport here, police said on Sunday.

Gopinathan had arrived in the city from Delhi on Saturday to address a two-hour symposium organised by the All India People's Forum on the issue of 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao, Loktantra Bachao' (save citizenship, save constitution and save democracy).

Gopinathan had hit the headlines when he resigned from his service after the abrogation of Article 370 which he termed "was a violation of the fundamental rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir".

Yemen missile attack kills at least 70 soldiers: sources

At least 70 Yemeni soldiers have been killed in a missile attack launched by Huthi rebels on a mosque in the central province of Marib, medical and military sources said on Sunday.

A medical source at a Marib city hospital, where the casualties were transported, told AFP at least 70 were killed in Saturday's strike.

Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi condemned the "cowardly and terrorist" attack, according to official media

BJP repeatedly harassing Hardik Patel, says Priyanka Gandhi

"The BJP is repeatedly harassing young Hardik Patel ji who has been fighting for the employment of youth and the rights of farmers. Hardik voiced the people of his society, sought jobs for them, sought scholarships. He led farmers' movement," Priyanka tweeted.

"BJP is calling it 'treason'," she further said. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing it of "repeatedly harassing" her party leader Hardik Patel.

Priyanka's remarks came a day after Patel was arrested from Viramgam taluka in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district for failing to appear before a trial court in a 2015 sedition case.

Five-year-old girl raped by minor boy in UP's Muzaffarnagar

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy on a vacant quarter in a meat plant in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place in Alnoor meat plant compound under Sikheda police station area on Saturday, they said.

Parents of both the victim and the accused (14) work at the meat plant, the police said.

According to the complaint lodged by the girl's family, the accused took her to the vacant quarter and raped her, they said.

Alerted by the girl's cries, her mother rushed to the spot and rescued her. The boy was caught by the victim's family, they said.

Police file FIR against 60-70 unknown women for CAA protest

Anil Samania, Circle Officer (CO) of Aligarh Civil Lines says, Some women tried to stage protest against Citizenship Amendment Act and National Population Register, which is violation of Section 144. So, an FIR has been registered against 60-70 unknown women.

NIA to question arrested DSP Davinder Singh in Srinagar

A five-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will begin their week-long visit here on Sunday, during which it will interrogate the disgraced Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh.

Sources said that the investigating team will be in Kashmir for a week to collect evidence before heading back to Delhi.

Councillors Goel, Dutt get tickets from Congress for Delhi

Civic body leaders Mukesh Goel and Abhishek Dutt on Saturday figured in the first list of candidates released by Congress for the February 8 polls.

Goel, a senior party leader in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, has got the ticket from Adarsh Nagar, while Dutt, South Delhi Municipal Corporation councillor from Andrews Ganj received it from Kasturba Nagar seat.

Maharashtra: Raigad Police files FIR against Shabana Azmi's driver

Maharashtra: Raigad Police files FIR against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving. Police says that these are bailable offences so he need not be arrested but he has been issued a notice.

4 Indian fishermen, caught in rough sea conditions, have been taken into custody by Sri Lankan Navy

Tamil Nadu: 4 Indian fishermen, belonging to Jagathapattinam area of Pudukkottai town, who were caught in rough sea conditions, have been taken into custody by Sri Lankan Navy. They have been taken to Kankesanturai Naval base in Sri Lanka and further investigation is being done.

Women continue to sit near Clock Tower to protest against CAA and NRC in Lucknow

Women continue to sit near Clock Tower to protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Lucknow

Articles of impeachment dangerous attack on Americans' right to choose president, says WH lawyers

US President Donald Trump's legal team has asked the Senate to reject the two articles of impeachment passed and submitted by the House of Representatives, calling it a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their President.

The House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party on Wednesday voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, in a major development to remove him from office for his alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have agreed to give up their royal titles and public funding as part of a settlement with the Queen that lets them spend more private time in Canada.

The historic announcement from Buckingham Palace on Saturday follows more than a week of intense private talks aimed at managing the fallout of the globetrotting couple's shock resignation from front-line royal duties.

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