Every family with ration card was given 1 kg onion at Rs 59. In the local markets, the vegetable is being sold for Rs 130-140 a kg, which is a seven-time increase in four months.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Lok Sabha on Monday that the Centre will never touch Article 371 and that Rohingyas will never be accepted as citizens of India.
Siliviu Florin Spiridon (28) was arrested when he came to an ATM in Greater Kailash for withdrawing money, Kolkata police Joint Commissioner (Crime) Murlidhar Sharma said.
Shah, while replying to the debate on the Bill, said that there is no political agenda behind this Bill but it is only a Constitutional process to give citizenship to those were denied basic civil rights for the last 70 years.
The Tripura Police is all set to launch the single emergency helpline number '112' for immediate assistance on Tuesday. Now, instead of '100, 101 and 102', the residents of the state can just use '112'.
'We will hold week long protest programmes against the anti-people decision made by the present government from December 18 to 24 next' Das told media after the daylong state committee meeting held yesterday.
'I will approach the SC now to have this bill nullified in my state. Also from now on the selective non-implementation of instrument of Accession will be raised directly by me,' said Pradyot today.
The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks amendment to the Arms Act, 1959, provides for enhancement of period of arms licence from three years to five years and also to issue arms licence in its electronic form.
In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka's by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday.
Introducing the Bill, Union Home Minister Amit Shah rejected allegations of opposition members, saying: 'I assure that the Bill does not violate any article of the Constitution and that no citizen will be deprived of one's rights.
Addressing the media persons in the sidelines of the protest, IPFT leader Mangal Devbarma said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill needed not to be introduced in Tripura.
Initial trends of vote count in 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka indicate that the ruling BJP government would continue in power in the southern state, a party official said on Monday.
It has now emerged that the rape victim, who was set ablaze in Unnao on Thursday had been promised marriage by the same man who raped her earlier this year.
The suspended cops included Ajay Kumar Tripathi, Station House Officer (SHO) of Unnao's Bihar police station, along with six other police personnel, according to Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi.
According to police sources, security personnel in large numbers would be deployed in various pockets to avoid any untoward incident and maintain law and order situation during the strike.
Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Debbarma has on today assured that the government would surely provide the DA (Dearness Allowances) to its employees despite paucity of funds.
The preparations of making 108-feet high Buddha statue at Nabin Chara under Pecharthal is progressing in a war footing. The Buddha statue - which is going to be the highest such structure in South East Asia,
The civil administration took prompt action and built a makeshift bridge in the sidelines with an assurance of restructuring the fallen structure within 10 days. But, months have passed; no development has been seen yet.
According to the victim's neighbours, a relative of Ajoy got married to the victim's family and that's how, they first knew each other and subsequently came closer through social media and telephone conversation.
The Fire Department said that they received a call around 5.22 a.m. and 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but the fire officials said it could be a short circuit.
The IISER scientists made a detailed presentation on varied topics ranging from new materials and devices for clean energy application to agricultural biotechnology to natural resource mapping.
In another incident of crime against women, a woman was attacked with acid by four men in Uttar Pradesh Muzaffarnagar for refusing to withdraw her complaint of rape against them.
Even as the death of the Unnao rape victim who was set ablaze by her accused has led to national outrage, another rape incident has taken place in the Uttar Pradesh district.
In a move to overhaul the domestic tourism sector, Tripura Tourism Development Corporation has on today started weekend trip to Chabimura every Saturday and Sunday. Transport Minister Pranajit Singha Roy flagged off the bus at Agartala.