From getting minister of road, transport and highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari’s nod for the Tribune flyover project in 2018 to pushing for a ‘bhoomi pujan’ at the earliest, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher was the main force behind the flyover project, reveals information accessed by Hindustan Times under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
Sukhbir Singh Badal is set to be re-elected president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for the third time during a delegate session being held in Amritsar on December 14, the 99th foundation day of the party.
Chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray met director general of police Subodh Jaiswal, city commissioner of police Sanjay Barve, and other senior officers of Maharashtra Police on Tuesday. He said his government would do “whatever it takes” to empower the police department and urged officers to win the confidence of the public.
The civic body has decided to standardise the design of all footpaths and signages of shops across the city with an aim to revamp the public spaces and make them pedestrian-friendly.
The allocation of portfolios for the Shiv Sena, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is expected to be announced soon, after a meeting between leaders of the three parties on Tuesday.
The ongoing political drama in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over sulking senior leader Eknath Khadse continued on Tuesday, when he met chief minister Uddhav Thackeray at the Maharashtra state legislature in Mumbai for half-an-hour. A day ago, he had met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar at his residence in Delhi.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Eknath Khadse on Tuesday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at Vidhan Bhavan here.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU), on Tuesday, reiterated its demands of a complete rollback of services dues and refused to budge even as officials from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) held a meeting with them to negotiate on the JNU stalemate. The students’ union have also demanded postponement of end of semester examination, scheduled to begin December 12.
Lucknow: A day after chief minister Yogi Adityanath pulled up the superintendents of police of the districts for their failure to rein in crime against women, the Anti-Romeo Squad launched a drive against anti-social elements harassing girls and women.
As many as 25,000 body worn cameras and 300 voice loggers will be distributed to traffic police personnel across the state, said director general of UP police, OP Singh, on Tuesday.
US Democratic lawmakers announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday accusing him of abusing the power of his office for personal gains and obstructing congress’s investigation into it, making him only the fourth president in American history to face impeachment.
New Delhi: As hundreds of Delhi University teachers on Tuesday marched to demand regularisation of jobs for ad-hoc faculty , the police used water cannons to disperse the protesters. Teachers alleged they were roughed up by the police.
Deputy commissioner Amrit Kaur Gill warned the administration officials of strict disciplinary action if anyone is found to be absent during the monthly meetings.
New Delhi: In the wake of the Anaj Mandi fire that claimed 43 lives, parents of a private school in south Delhi have moved the Delhi High Court over concerns of fire safety violations in the school and sought the appointment of an independent administrator to take over the institute’s management.
PUNE Maha-Metro Pune has been awarded the consultancy for the Metro Neo project in Warangal, Telangana. This was announced after a meeting held in Hyderabad by the government of Telangana, on December 9.
The team that finishes top of the table at the end of the 2019/20 Indian Super League season will get direct entry into the AFC Champions League 2021. The winners of the I-League, on the other hand, will get a direct entry into the 2021 AFC Cup.
Despite climate scientists being vocal about the climate crisis, the political response to it has largely been indifferent. On December 3, the World Meteorological Organisation said the past 10 years were the warmest on record, with the global mean temperature about 1.1 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels between January and October 2019. This indicates that the 1.5 ° C threshold will be breached in the 2030s, much earlier than expected. The current mitigation pledges are likely to take us to a 3.2 ° C warming scenario by the end of this century. Inaction has already set off irreversible chain responses to ecosystems, such as marine heat waves and acidification; severe heat waves; and changes in the southwest monsoon pattern, among others.
Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji who is essaying the role of tough cop Shivani Shivaji Roy in her upcoming flick Mardaani 2 visited the Police Control Room in Mumbai and discussed how cyber-crime is putting women and girls at risk in our country.