The winter session of the Tripura assembly began here on Friday amid an uproar by the opposition Left legislators over the arrest of senior CPI(M) leader and former minister Badal Chowdhury.
Mudassar Khan and Irfanuddin were intercepted and arrested by the city police detective department's anti-bank fraud section when they came to the bustling station to catch Darjeeling mail on Thursday evening.
According to the police, the incident took place in the Haveli Kharagpur police station area of Munger district. The police, however, have arrested the accused person who received minor injuries.
A Delhi court on Thursday had directed the Tihar Jail authorities to submit a report regarding the pendency of the mercy petition of Mukesh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case.
After over 70 years of service, the Uttar Pradesh Police is finally retiring the 303 rifles on this year's Republic Day. An order to this effect was passed on Thursday by the state police headquarters here.
The head priest of the famous Balaji temple in Chitrakoot was shot dead, late on Thursday night, by unidentified persons. His driver was also injured in the shootout.
With three gunshot wounds to the head and one on her face, a 42-year-old woman drove seven kilometres to a police station in Punjab to register a complaint against her brother and nephew in a land grab case, police said on Friday.
The approximate value of her self-acquired immovable property was Rs 20 lakh in 2015. In the 2020 affidavit, he said the approximate market value of the self-acquired immovable property of his wife was Rs 65 lakh.
The decision taken on the permanent settlement of Bru-refugees in Tripura had been welcomed by both the opposition parties of the state—Congress and CPIM.
'We do not want to start the day in this manner,' he said, adding that the apex court is well aware of its power to restore status quo, the power in the domain of the top court to nullify the order of the lower courts.
Following the agreement, the Home Minister informed media in a briefing that Bru refugees will get a 40-by-30-ft plot along with a fixed deposit of Rs 4 lakh for two years, cash assistance of Rs 5,000 per month for two years and free ration.
According to police, six girls studying in classes 5-8 had gone to watch a Rang Rari fair. While they were returning home on Wednesday night a group of people caught and raped two girls while four others were molested.
The Jammu and Kashmir police have busted a terror module in Srinagar with the arrest of five men who were planning to carry out a terror attack, DIG (central Kashmir) D.S. Virdi said at a press conference in Srinagar on Thursday.
The IPFT and the JMACAB and other tribal-based parties in Tripura have been demanding that the state be kept out of the CAA's ambit. Earlier on December 12, all the tribal-based Tripura parties had a meeting with the Union Home Minister.
'The ONGC is currently mulling to install offshore wind energy and government has a target of 171 GW energy production from non-conventional means,' he said on Thursday while launching 'Saksham 2020' here in Agartala.
As ordered by the Chief Minister, the District Magistrate of West Tripura district has kicked off the crucial magisterial probe into the alleged custodial death of 38 years old man on January 12 here at West Agartala Police station.
The city police have arrested three persons including an ayurvedic doctor for allegedly running a fake currency racket. The police have seized counterfeit notes worth Rs 11,000 from his possession.
Earlier in the day, a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant agreed to hear the plea by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta against the High Court order.
In yet another significant step to overhaul the transport system of the city, all the paddle rickshaw pullers have been directed to possess licenses for uninterrupted plying in the city roads.
Arguing that terrorism was going to stay in the world as long as states were going to use it against other states, he said it was important to prevent states from using terrorism as a 'proxy war'.
As many as 20 passengers were injured when Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express derailed after hitting a goods train near Nergundi railway station in Odisha's Cuttack on Thursday morning due to heavy fog.
The murder took place on January 4, but it only came to light on Tuesday after the victim, Urmila's elder daughter, who witnessed the crime, reached her maternal grandmother's house and narrated the incident.
Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs said that they are monitoring the developments at the UNSC closely and are prepared to counter China if it runs Pakistani propaganda on Kashmir.
The Pongal festivities take place over four days, the first day being Bhogi, which was on Tuesday, when people burn their old clothes, mats and other items. Homes are painted afresh.