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When Delhi Police rescued 80 families from Gokulpuri

IANS New Delhi Even as the Delhi Police is receiving flak for its handling of the situation in the violence-hit northeast Delhi, 80 families living in Gokulpuri area here have a lot to thank the police about. On the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, the houses of these families living in Ganga Nagar locality came under attack from anti-social …

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CCTV cameras will be must in new buildings in M’rashtra

PTI Mumbai Setting up closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras will become mandatory in new buildings in Maharashtra, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh told the Legislative Council on Wednesday. The CCTV cameras will be connected to the state Home department’s Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), he added. The announcement came while the opposition BJP has been aggressively raising the …

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Doval asked to bring Delhi situation under control

PTI New Delhi Concerned over the deteriorating law and order situation in the national capital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given to National Security Advisor Ajit Doval the mandate to restore normalcy in riot-hit northeast Delhi where at least 20 people have been killed in the communal violence, officials said on Wednesday.  Immediately after taking over the assignment, Doval undertook …

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Sonia demands Shah’s resignation

PTI New Delhi Holding the central and the Delhi governments responsible for the communal violence in the city that has left at least 20 dead, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday demanded Home Minister Amit Shah’s resignation as she addressed a rare press conference. She spoke to the media after chairing a Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, and alleged there …

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Uneasy lull in Delhi

PTI New Delhi After two days of communal clashes that claimed 27 lives, a brittle quiet settled over parts of riot-hit north-east Delhi on Wednesday but there was violence in some other places with shops set ablaze and the body of an IB staffer found in a drain. As police conducted flag marches and security personnel spread out across the …

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Police inaction against BJP leaders angers HC

PTI           New Delhi Cautioning authorities that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots should not be allowed to be repeated, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed “anguish” over the failure to register FIRs against those making alleged hate speeches, including Kapil Mishra and others from the BJP here, and asked the police commissioner to take a “conscious decision” on this by Thursday. …

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SC rebukes police for Delhi violence

PTI New Delhi The Supreme Court on Wednesday rebuked Delhi police for failing to act “professionally” and to check “unfortunate incidents” of violence in north-east Delhi which has left 27 people dead and scores injured, but refused to entertain pleas related to the riots over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. The apex court lashed out at the law enforcing agencies for …

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Madhya Pradesh launches unified vehicle registration card

PTI Bhopal Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to launch the unified vehicle registration card, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said here on Tuesday. He also said that MP is only the second state to launch a unified driving license, after Uttar Pradesh. The chief minister in afternoon launched the service to issue the unified vehicle registration …

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Anti-CAA protests: Court seeks report from police

PTI New Delhi A court here on Tuesday directed the Delhi police to submit a specific status report on the alleged police attacks on students inside the campus of Jamia Millia Islamia University during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on December 15 last year. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur asked the investigating officer to file the report by March …

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55 Rajya Sabha seats to go to polls on March 26

IANS New Delhi The Election Commission on Tuesday announced that polling for 55 Rajya Sabha seats set to be vacated in April will be held on March 26. According to the election schedule announced by the Election Commission, 55 Rajya Sabha seats are falling vacant from 17 states. Voting will be conducted between 9 am to 4 pm on March …

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