CAB stir: MLA’s house burnt, key cop removed

GUWAHATI: Assam continued to be in flames on Thursday as anti Citizenship Amendment Bill protesters set ablaze the house of an MLA, torched vehicles and burnt down the circle office as the government removed two key police officers including the Guwahati police commissioner. Munna Prasad Gupta was appointed the new […]

SC dismisses review petitions in Ayodhya verdict

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed all the petitions seeking review of its November 9 verdict in Ayodhya land dispute case. The five-judge bench headed by chief justice S A Bobde and comprising justices D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan, S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna, which took these […]

Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail asks for two hangmen

LUCKNOW: The Tihar Jail in Delhi has asked Uttar Pradesh to provide two hangmen on short notice, amid reports that four men convicted in the Nirbhaya rape-and-murder case may be executed soon. Uttar Pradesh’s additional director general (prisons) Anand Kumar told reporters on Thursday that the department is ready to […]

CAB stir: B’desh FM cancels India visit

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen has cancelled his three-day visit to India which was supposed to begin on Thursday. According to an earlier advisory issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, Momen was scheduled to arrive here at 5:20 pm on Thursday. Diplomatic sources said Momen […]

CAB stir: Protests rock NE; trains, flights hit

GUWAHATI: Thousands of people defied curfew in Guwahati on Thursday and took to the streets, prompting police to open fire, even as protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam. Police said they had to open fire in Lalung Gaon area in Guwahati after stones were hurled by […]

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