Certain Elements Trying to Use India’s Borders with Nepal, Bhutan to Enter India, Says Amit Shah

The home minister said the country’s 130 crore people are sleeping peacefully because the border guarding forces are protecting the country and serving in hostile environment. PTI Updated:December 19, 2019, 12:10 PM IST File photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. New Delhi Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that certain elements who…

3 Coaches of Amritsar-bound Shaheed Express Train Catch Fire Near Jalandhar, No Casualty Reported

While two bogies of the Shaheed Express were completely burnt, the third one was partially damaged due to fire which broke out late Wednesday night. PTI Updated:December 19, 2019, 12:16 PM IST Representative image. Chandigarh Several passengers of an Amritsar-bound train had a narrow escape after its three coaches caught fire near Kartarpur in Punjab’s…

‘Undemocratic’: Historian Ramachandra Guha Detained in Bengaluru for Protesting Against Citizenship Law

Bengaluru Noted historian Ramachandra Guha and many others were detained on Thursday for staging a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC at the Town Hall here, in defiance of the prohibitory orders imposed in the city. Police said the protesters violated prohibitory orders clamped in the city against any protest or demonstration. Reacting…

PM Modi Meets Portuguese PM, Discusses Broader Roadmap for Strengthening Bilateral Relations

Antonio Costa is visiting India on Narendra Modi’s invitation to attend the second meeting of the organising committee for the celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. PTI Updated:December 19, 2019, 1:49 PM IST Lisbon: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa shake hands at the Necessidades Palace,…

Kerala Man Accuses Cops of Breaking His Tooth for Questioning Vehicle Check, Police Say it was ‘Artificial’

Thiruvananthapuram: A man has alleged Kerala police personnel punched him on the face breaking his tooth for questioning an ‘illegal’ vehicle check at Cherthala in Alappuzha district recently. A mobile video, in which policemen were seen forcibly trying to get Ramesh Kammath into their jeep has gone viral on the social media. The visuals were…

Pushed Back from Red Fort, People Carry Forward Anti-Citizenship Act Protest at Delhi’s Sunehri Masjid

Owing to the prohibitory orders imposed in the national capital, the Delhi Police detained protesters who reached the Red Fort to protest against the CAA and placed barricades to stop others from reaching there. PTI Updated:December 19, 2019, 3:04 PM IST Protesters hold demonstrations against the new citizenship law in New Delhi on Thursday. New…