Kolkata's Police Commissioner asked for 10 days to investigate the attack on journalists during a Left protest in the city on Monday after journalists held a protest march on Tuesday. At least 15 media persons were injured when police caned them during the protest.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan has requested the Supreme Court for protection, alleging that he has been receiving threats from right wing organisations. In his petition, Mr Khetan has alleged that there is a threat to his life from groups like Abhinav Bharat, Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Jan Jagran Samiti.
Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday May 24, 2017, Bengaluru
That Bengaluru is in a state of flux is well known. Trees are being sacrificed and old familiar landmarks are quickly disappearing as the city tries to keep pace with the phenomenal speed of its growth.
Shiv Sena activists today stormed the Mumbai international airport premises and forced a toll booth there to shut down, alleging it is illegally collecting a steep fee of Rs 130 from each vehicle entering the area.
As the national capital continues to sweat, many hospitals are witnessing a rise in heat stroke, diarrhoea and dehydration cases, doctors said on Tuesday. Three hospitals in the city - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia and Saroj Super Specialty Hospital - have reported an almost 30 per cent surge in patients in the Out Patients Departments (OPD).
A key aide of Sagar Thakkar, the alleged kingpin of the IRS scam -- which duped thousands of Americans of over USD 300 million by reaching them via call centres posing as US officials to extort money -- has been arrested from Delhi, Thane Police said today.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's beleaguered Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress have split apiece the two Delhi municipality wards for which by-elections were held this weekend. Both parties add to their meagre number of seats in the three corporations to which elections were comprehensively won by the BJP last month.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a series of meetings with farmers on the Land Pooling Policy (LPP) that was recently notified by the AAP government. Labour Minister Gopal Rai said the first meeting of the chief minister with the farmers will be held on May 25 in Matiala and Najafgarh. Both constituencies cover substantial rural areas.
The aggression shown in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign by the Centre would have yielded better results if it was also shown in spreading awareness about dengue and chikungunya, the Delhi High Court said today.