Romanian national gets 10-day police remand for ATM fraud(23:50) Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Romanian national Siliviu Florin Spiridon, who was arrested in connection with the serial ATM fraud cases involving bank accounts of Kolkata customers, was remanded to police custody till December 20 by a local court here.
SC stops Maharashtra from cutting trees for Metro project(23:46) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) not to cut trees for the Metro project in Mumbai till the Bombay High Court decision on an activist's plea against tree felling.
Trinamool MLAs protest against Governor in Assembly(23:30) Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The stand-offs between West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Trinamool Congress continued to echo in the Assembly as the TMC legislators held protests in the premises decrying Raj Bhavan's delay in clearing vital legislations.
Mamata govt's business conclave ropes in 35 countries(23:28) Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Industrialists and officials from India and 35 other countries would take part in the two-day Bengal Business Conclave beginning Wednesday in the sea resort of Digha as the Mamata Banerjee led government in the state is making a desperate bid to rope in big ticket investment which has eluded the West Bengal for years.
Rs 5 lakh crore to be spent in infrastructure: Gadkari(23:22) Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) The government would spend a whopping Rs 5 lakh crore over the next two years in infrastructure projects to spur the economy and create thousands of jobs, Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.
Ex-CJI on Hyd encounter: Has rule of law run its course?(22:40) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Citing the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad and the subsequent killing of all the four accused in a police 'encounter', former Chief Justice of India (CJI) R.M. Lodha said on Tuesday that while we are celebrating the Human Rights Day, the fact of the matter is that we are struggling to protect human rights.
'Changes in Article 370 only possible at J&K people's instance'(22:36) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The alteration of Article 370 could only be at the instance of people of the state, the Union only had an executive role and there was no role of Parliament, said a senior counsel of a petitioner, challenging the Centre's decision on revocation of provisions of Article 370, in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Govt busts 'myths' about Citizenship Amendment Bill(21:34) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day before the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) is set to face the Rajya Sabha test on Wednesday, the government tried to clear the air by busting what it calls "myth" about the Bill.
CAB: Cong issues whip to its RS members(21:34) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Congress has issued a 3-line whip mandating its members in the Rajya Sabha to be present on the day of presentation of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
Ministers evading questions on job loss in Parliament(21:30) By Ravi Dutta Mishra New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A question on job losses in the struggling auto sector in the Parliament on Tuesday received an evasive answer by the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries that the department had "no specific information of job loss" in the sector.
Two Iranian gang members arrested in Gurugram(21:18) Gurugram, Dec 10 (IANS) The Gurugram police on Tuesday arrested two foreigners, allegedly members of 'Irani gang' involved in robbing tourists in Gurugram and nearby areas, an official said. The two were arrested from Delhi's Lajpat Nagar.
TMC leader Nusrat Jahan earns praise with Instagram post(21:14) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bengali movie actress and Trinamool Congress leader Nusrat Jahan's photograph on Instagram in which she is cuddling a little balloon-seller went viral, with people hailing her humanitarian gesture. The post got 386 comments and 50,006 likes.
Priyanka assails India's 'tryst with bigotry'(21:08) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the BJP-led government, saying "India's tryst with bigotry" was confirmed as the CAB was passed.
CAB an attack on secular character of India: Kerala CM(20:50) Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) A move to decide citizenship on the basis of religion amounts to a rejection of the Constitution and is an attack on the secular and democratic character of India, said Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.
Javadekar leaves for Delhi ahead of CAB discussion in RS(20:46) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday cut short his visit to the ongoing UN climate change negotiations in Madrid in Spain and left for the national capital to participate in the Rajya Sabha's crucial proceedings on Wednesday.