State News
The countdown has started for the result of Himachal Pradesh assembly elections when counting of votes will take place on December 18. Ahead of the poll result, both BJP and Congress are going to hold meetings with their respective candidates to chalk out their post result strategy.
A medium danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche prone districts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. City-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued a medium danger avalanche warning valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 PM today.
Police said on Wednesday that they had launched a manhunt for India's only happiness minister after the Madhya Pradesh politician vanished when a court order for his arrest was issued over an alleged murder.
Social activist Anna Hazare has said he hoped that no Arvind Kejriwal emerged from his movement again. I hope no Kejriwal comes out of my movement again,he told reporters. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal had taken part in Hazare's anti-corruption movement in 2011.
The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the licence of Max hospital, Shalimar Bagh,with immediate effect after it wrongly declared a newborn baby dead on November 30. The baby, who was found to be alive just before cremation, died on Thursday from infection and other medical problems after a week at a private clinic in Pitampura.
After registering two FIRs including one naming Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress President Bhupesh Baghel,the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun probe and is understood to have drawn up a list of suspects who would be questioned soon.
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda was held guilty of corruption and other offences by a special court on Wednesday. The court also convicted former coal secretary H C Gupta.
The Rajasthan anti-corruption bureau (ACB) arrested a lady sub-inspector (SI) posted at women police station at Jaipur-east for accepting a bribe of Rs 70,000. The ACB sleuths said that they had received a complaint from a person who alleged in his that SI Geeta Choudhary was demanded a bribe of Rs 1 lakh to weaken a case which was filed against him under section 341 (wrongful restraint) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt).
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today tried to woo farmers in Gujarat amid a high- stakes poll battle, promising that their loans would be waived if his party forms government in the state. Calling Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani a "rubber stamp", he alleged that BJP president Amit Shah was remote- controlling the government in the western state.
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday sought to clear the air around its order banning the chanting of mantras or jaykaras in Amarnath and stated that they had not declared the pilgrimage site a silent zone and that restrictions would not be applicable to aarti and other rituals.
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