Citizenship Act amended to distract people from economic slowdown: Kamal Nath

Citizenship Act amended to distract people from economic slowdown: Kamal Nath

New Delhi, In a clear indication that he will not implement the citizenship law in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday alleged the Union government was practising divisive politics and using the “politics of distractions” to divert attention from the country’s economic slowdown. Addressing newspersons at the Indian Women’s Press Club, Nath said […]

Anti-CAB stir: People defy curfew, police open fire as Assam turns war zone

Anti-CAB stir: People defy curfew, police open fire as Assam turns war zone

Guwahati,  Thousands of people defied curfew in Guwahati on Thursday and took to the streets, prompting police to open fire, even as protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam. Police said they had to open fire in Lalung Gaon area in Guwahati after stones were hurled by protestors. The agitators claimed that […]

Rain brings down temperature, improves Delhi’s air quality significantly

Rain brings down temperature, improves Delhi’s air quality significantly

New Delhi, Overnight rains in Delhi that continued till Friday morning, bought down the mercury and led to a significant improvement in the city’s air quality. The national capital, which received 33.5 millimetres of rain since Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.8 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said. The city’s Air Quality Index (AQI) […]

Anti-CAB protests rock Northeast

Anti-CAB protests rock Northeast

Guwahati/Agartala/Itanagar,  Large parts of the northeast on Tuesday simmered over protests by students’ unions and Left-democratic organisations against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha. A day before the divisive legislation is tabled in the Rajya Sabha, normal life was paralysed in Assam’s Brahmaputra Valley during the shutdown, led by the All […]

Cold morning in Delhi, air quality remains ‘very poor’

Cold morning in Delhi, air quality remains ‘very poor’

New Delhi, Delhiites woke up to a cold Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 7.9 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average. The relative humidity was 92 per cent at 8.30 am. There was a shallow fog in the morning and the maximum temperature is likely to settle around 22 degrees Celsius. The […]

Fire incident extremely horrific: PM Modi

Fire incident extremely horrific: PM Modi

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday termed the fire incident in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi area as extremely horrific. A massive fire swept through a factory in Anaj Mandi area of north Delhi on Sunday morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injured, police said. “The fire in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi on Rani […]

Unnao rape victim’s death ‘extremely sad’, case will be fast tracked: Adityanath

Lucknow,  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday termed the death of Unnao gangrape victim “extremely sad” and conveyed his condolences to the aggrieved family. “All the accused persons have been arrested. The case will be taken to a fast-track court, and punishment will be given,” he said in a statement issued here. The […]

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