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BJP Wants Outside Voters As It Has Lost Support In Jammu-Kashmir: Congress

BJP Wants Outside Voters As It Has Lost Support In Jammu-Kashmir: Congress

Press Trust of India | Friday August 19, 2022, Jammu

Expressing strong reservations over inclusion of outside voters in Jammu-Kashmir electoral rolls, Congress said this move clearly shows that BJP has lost local support, so it wants outsiders to defeat the mandate of the people of the Union territory.

Maharashtra Journalist Arrested For Killing Lover, Hacking Her Body

Maharashtra Journalist Arrested For Killing Lover, Hacking Her Body

Press Trust of India | Friday August 19, 2022, Aurangabad

A 35-year-old journalist has been arrested in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district for allegedly killing a married woman with whom he was in a relationship and hacking her body to destroy evidence.

Security Increased In Mathura Ahead Of Janmashtami Celebrations

Security Increased In Mathura Ahead Of Janmashtami Celebrations

Press Trust of India | Friday August 19, 2022, Mathura

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in and around the major temples here as the city gears up for Janmashtami celebrations slated for Friday, officials said on Thursday.

Missing Army Captain's Body Found In River In Madhya Pradesh: Cops

Missing Army Captain's Body Found In River In Madhya Pradesh: Cops

Press Trust of India | Friday August 19, 2022, Narmadapuram (Madhya Pradesh)

Three days after an Army captain hailing from Kerala went missing while undergoing a training course in Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh's Narmadapuram, his body was recovered from a river in the district, police said on Thursday.

"The Way Girls Change Boyfriends": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Slams Nitish Kumar

"The Way Girls Change Boyfriends": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Slams Nitish Kumar

NDTV News Desk | Friday August 19, 2022

The BJP is still smarting from the sudden termination of the alliance with Nitish Kumar. After various leaders of the party criticised the Bihar Chief Minister on multiple levels, senior leader Kailash Vijayvargiya gave a bizarre take on the situatio

Pray 'Janmashtami' Inspires Us To Follow Path Of Virtue: President of India

Pray 'Janmashtami' Inspires Us To Follow Path Of Virtue: President of India

Press Trust of India | Friday August 19, 2022, Mathura

President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday greeted citizens on the eve of Janmashtami and prayed that the festival inspires all to follow the path of virtue in one's thought, words and action.

Delhi Lt Governor Writes To Arvind Kejriwal, Cites Delay In Many Important Projects

Delhi Lt Governor Writes To Arvind Kejriwal, Cites Delay In Many Important Projects

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, New Delhi

Citing delays in various important projects like Central Vista, Metro Phase IV, Regional Rapid Transit System, and Dwarka Expressway, Delhi Lt Governor VK Saxena has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to address issues and fix responsibility.

Kerala Police Detain Customs Officer; Gold And Currency Seized

Kerala Police Detain Customs Officer; Gold And Currency Seized

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Kozhikode

A Customs officer was detained by the Kerala police after their investigation into a gold smuggling through the Karipur International Airport here reached him, police said.

Working To Reduce Wait Time For Visas For Indians: Canada High Commission

Working To Reduce Wait Time For Visas For Indians: Canada High Commission

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, New Delhi

With a large number of Indians having to face long waiting times for Canadian visas, Canada's High Commission here on Thursday said it understands their "frustration and disappointment", and assured that it is working to improve the situation.

Missing Since Nearly 2 Decades, Ex Bihar Legislator Arrested

Missing Since Nearly 2 Decades, Ex Bihar Legislator Arrested

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Motihari

Former Bihar Member of Legislative Assembly(MLA)Ranjan Tiwary, missing for nearly two decades, was arrested in Raxaul near India-Nepal border on Thursday.

Former Trinamool Minister Partha Chatterjee, Aide Arpita Mukherjee Sent To Jail For 14 Days

Former Trinamool Minister Partha Chatterjee, Aide Arpita Mukherjee Sent To Jail For 14 Days

Written by Sanjib Kumar Das | Thursday August 18, 2022, Kolkata

Former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee, who were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a school jobs scam, were on Thursday sent to another 14 days of judicial custody.

Mumbai Reports 1,201 COVID-19 Cases, Highest Since June-End

Mumbai Reports 1,201 COVID-19 Cases, Highest Since June-End

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Mumbai

Covid-19: Mumbai on Thursday reported 1,201 new coronavirus cases, highest since June 30, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

Goa Government Says Piped Water Coverage Universal; Opposition Disputes It

Goa Government Says Piped Water Coverage Universal; Opposition Disputes It

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Panaji

The Goa government on Thursday said 100 per cent households in the rural parts of state now have piped water connection, a claim mocked by the opposition Congress which alleged several taps under this scheme continued to run dry.

BJP Versus BJP in Madhya Pradesh After Leader's Criticism Of Brahmins

BJP Versus BJP in Madhya Pradesh After Leader's Criticism Of Brahmins

Written by Anurag Dwary | Thursday August 18, 2022, Bhopal

The BJP, considered to have upset the Brahmins in Uttar Pradesh, found itself the backfoot with the community in Madhya Pradesh following a leader's controversial remarks. It has also got two leaders of the ruling party working against each other.

Probe Agency NIA Searches In Kashmir Over Weapons Dropping By Pak Drones

Probe Agency NIA Searches In Kashmir Over Weapons Dropping By Pak Drones

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Kathua/Doda/Jammu

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches in five districts of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with its investigation into dropping of weapons by Pakistani drones along the International Border, an official said.