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To deal with child pornography, CBI sets up special unit

New Delhi: In a bid to deal with child pornography, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has set up an Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (OCSAE) Prevention/Investigation Unit under its Special Crime Zone. According to the CBI, the newly specialised unit will collect, collate and disseminate information regarding publication, transmission, […]

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Delhi gas chamber: Gambhir, others skip crucial meeting of Parliamentary standing committee

New Delhi: A meeting of a parliamentary standing committee to discuss the rising levels of air pollution in the national capital was postponed as most participants, including Member of Parliament from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir, were absent. Apart from Gambhir, the commissioners of all three Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Vice-Chairman of DDA and Secretary/Joint Secretary […]

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram (File Photo: IANS)

HC rejects Chidambaram’s bail plea in INX Media case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected the bail application of former Finance Minister P. Chidambram in the Enforcement Directorate’s case relating to INX-Media. A single-judge bench of the High Court, presided by Justice Suresh Kumar Kait, turning down the plea for relief observed that the allegations against the veteran politician are “serious” in […]

Nagpur: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar addresses a press conference in Nagpur on Nov 15, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Sena-NCP-Congress government will last full term: Sharad Pawar

Nagpur: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar asserted on Friday that the proposed Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government will be formed soon and serve its full five-year term. While speaking with media persons, he dismissed the possibility of holding mid-term elections in the state, which is now under President’s Rule. “The three parties sincerely want to form […]

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Shiv Sena will rule Maharashtra for 25 years: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: A day after the Common Minimum Programme of the upcoming allies — Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress — was finalized, Sena MP Sanjay Raut here on Friday asserted that his party “will rule Maharashtra for 25 years”. In his media chat, Raut was asked about the crucial Chief Minister’s post, to which he declared: “Why only five years? […]

BHU official made to quit after she removes RSS flag, cops register criminal case for insulting religious beliefs

Mirzapur: The Banaras Hindu University has forced an official to quit her post after she reportedly removed an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) flag from a playground on campus located in Mirzapur district. The official, Kiran Damle, is the deputy chief proctor at the Rajiv Gandhi South Campus of BHU in Mirzapur. She has been accused of […]