The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is on the job to finish five expressway projects, including the Rs 4,428-crore Eastern Peripheral Expressway to decongest Delhi, Parliament was informed today. Giving details, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said proposals have been received for preparing the project report for the 600-km Delhi-Katra Expressway.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made a surprise visit to the Hazratganj police station in Lucknow on Thursday to inspect operations. The priest-turned-politician reportedly told police officials at the station to take their jobs seriously and spend extra hours in office to serve the people. Adityanath also surprised the Superintendent of Police from West UP, at his office, according to a report .
The Bombay High Court Thursday ordered all doctors on strike to resume work, simultaneously directing the Maharashtra government to provide adequate security at all government hospitals to ensure they can continue working without fear, reported news agency ANI. The Bombay High Court Chief Justice also observed that punitive action should not be taken against doctors who have resumed work. The matter will be heard again in 15 days.
Air India’s Ahmedabad to London flight via Newark suffered a bird hit, forcing the airline to cancel its onward journey from Britain’s capital.
A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her home in North Goa, police said today.
Every time there’s an election in Tamil Nadu – Assembly, bypoll, Lok Sabha or even a municipal one – megastar Rajinikanth is one man whose opinion is known to wield massive influence. Many have speculated wildly of the actor’s potential to run for office, possibly for the chief minister’s chair considering his ever-loyal fan base. But the actor has shied from officially entering politics and contesting elections. In 1996, many say his dramatic statement ahead of Assembly elections, “If Jayalalithaa is voted back to power, even God cannot save Tamil Nadu”, created ripples in the state and led to a humiliating defeat for the late AIADMK leader. Jayalalithaa herself lost from the Bargur constituency.
The Kolkata Police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into a case against Alchemist group, a company owned by Rajya Sabha MP K D Singh. Cases under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 420 (cheating), 406 (breach of trust), 409 (breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) have been started against Singh and two other directors Kumarjit Singh and Pawan Verma, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said.
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The Supreme Court will Thursday continue the hearing in connection with the plea of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) against the Delhi High court order allowing the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to auction the Taj Mansingh Hotel, located in the Lutyen’s zone.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the anniversary of their martyrdom. PM Modi tweeted that India will not forget their courage and sacrifice. “Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev on the day of their martyrdom. India will never forget their courage & sacrifice,” he said.