Archive News of February 25, 2020
Delhi violence: Situation out of control, security forces helpless

NEW DELHI: After the death of 'innocent' Delhi Police Head Constable Ratan Lal, the senior officers have now swung into action. But on Saturday and Sunday, when the conspiracy was being hatched in the most sensitive area of northeast Delhi, these same officers were enjoying their weekend.

Bhim Army alleges violence by Kapil Mishra

NEW DELHI: The Bhim Army has alleged that its activists were manhandled by BJP leader Kapil Mishra on Sunday, saying a complaint has been filed with the the DCP South-East office in Delhi.

Qatar invites Pak FM for US-Taliban peace deal signing

ISLAMABAD: Qatar on Tuesday extended a formal invitation to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to attend the signing ceremony of the landmark peace deal between the US and Afghan Taliban in Doha on Saturday, the Foreign Office here said.

4 more dead in anti-CAA violence, death toll reaches 9

NEW DELHI:The death toll in the anti-CAA violence that flared up in northeast Delhi since Saturday, reached nine on Tuesday.
Medical Superintendent of the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Dr Sunil Kumar Gupta, told the media that four more people succumbed to their injuries on Tuesday.

Hand over North-East Delhi to Army: Owaisi

HYDERABAD:AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that the violence hit-North-East Delhi be handed over to the Army.
The Hyderabad MP voiced concern over the situation in the national capital where clashes between pro and anti-CAA protesters have so far claimed nine lives, including a head constable of Delhi Police. Owaisi tweeted that Army should be called to restore peace.

Man held for putting up Holi posters with ex-girlfriend

RAE BARELI:A 28-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly put up posters carrying his and his ex-girlfriend's photographs and wishing people a happy Holi.

Dairy milk intake may up breast cancer risk

NEW YORK:Researchers have found that even relatively moderate amounts of dairy milk consumption can increase women's risk of breast cancer -- up to 80 per cent depending on the amount consumed.

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak dead

CAIRO:Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak -- ousted by the military in 2011, has died at a hospital in Cairo, the BBC reported on Tuesday. He was 91.

Five SC judges get swine flu, two still recuperating

NEW DELHI:Five judges of the Supreme Court were infected by H1N1 virus causing swine flu, said the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare here on Tuesday. While three of them have resumed duties, two are recuperating and are being kept in isolation at home.

Punjab CM for speedy probe into sacrilege case

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met families of the victims of the Behbal Kalan incident, and promised that investigation into the case would be taken to its logical conclusion and those found guilty would be punished.

JK Bank should shun bureaucratic approach : Ex-minister

SRINAGAR:Expressing serious reservations over the hasty declaration of Non Performing Assets (NPAs) by J&K Bank, former J&K PDP minister Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday urged Lieutenant Governor G.S. Murmu to show some sense of responsibility towards the business community of Jammu and Kashmir who are being unnecessarily harassed and intimidated by the Bank.

Delhi violence: Residents form human chain for safety of schoolkids

NEW DELHI:A video is doing the rounds on social media showing the residents of Yamuna Vihar forming a human chain to ensure the safety of schoolchildren amid anti-CAA violence in northeast Delhi.

Allahabad HC orders CBI probe in Munna Bajrangi murder

PRAYAGRAJ:The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered a CBI inquiry into the murder of mafia don Munna Bajrangi who was shot dead inside the Baghpat jail on July 9, 2018.

Confirm all Haj applications: Palaniswami to PM

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct the Ministry of Minority Affairs to confirm all the 6,028 Haj applications received in the state.

Elections for 6 RS seats from TN on March 26

CHENNAI:Six members of Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu are set to retire on April 2, 2020, said the Election Commission of India on Tuesday.

Trump invites India Inc to invest 'billions' in the US

NEW DELHI:US President Donald Trump invited India Inc to invest "billions" of dollars in the US to reap the benefit of tax and regulation cuts that his administrations has implemented.

3 districts in northeast Delhi on 'high alert'

NEW DELHI:Three districts in northeast Delhi were put on high alert on Tuesday after the tension prevailing there since the last three days intensified.

Capt Amarinder says public Angst against CAA natural,will grow till withdraws draconian law

CHANDIGARH:Says centre's failure to invite Sonia to banquet for us president Unfortunate never happended under cong regimes
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the public reaction to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) had to be expected since the BJP government at the centre was trying to destroy India’s cherished constitutional and social fabric through this draconian legislation.

Congress losing key leaders to AAP in UP

LUCKNOW:The Uttar Pradesh Congress is now losing its leaders to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which is preparing to make inroads in the state politics after it swept Assembly elections in the national capital.

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