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BJP Wins Chandigarh Mayor Race By 1 Vote. "Illegally Elected," Says AAP

BJP Wins Chandigarh Mayor Race By 1 Vote. "Illegally Elected," Says AAP

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali | Sunday January 09, 2022, Chandigarh

The AAP's Raghav Chadha has alleged foul play and the party claimed the "shocking death of democracy" after a BJP leader - Municipal Councillor Sarabjit Kaur - was declared the Mayor of Chandigarh yesterday, beating Anju Katyal by one vote.

International Taekwondo Player-Turned-Gangster Arrested: Delhi Police

International Taekwondo Player-Turned-Gangster Arrested: Delhi Police

Asian News International | Sunday January 09, 2022, New Delhi

Delhi Police arrested a notorious gangster and international black belt Taekwondo player for alleged involvement in over 20 criminal cases and having an underworld connection.

Father Dies After Being Beaten By Son In Rajasthan Village

Father Dies After Being Beaten By Son In Rajasthan Village

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Udaipur

A 45-year-old man allegedly died after being beaten by his son in a village in Udaipur, police said on Saturday.

Delhi To Increase Beds In Hospitals, Covid-Care Centres: Health Minister

Delhi To Increase Beds In Hospitals, Covid-Care Centres: Health Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi government has decided to increase 5,650 normal beds and 2,075 ICU beds for coronavirus patients in 14 hospitals, along with 2,800 beds in eight COVID-care centres, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Saturday.

Woman Moves Delhi Court Alleging Rape By Cop, Says Used As "Honey Trap"

Woman Moves Delhi Court Alleging Rape By Cop, Says Used As "Honey Trap"

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, New Delhi

A Delhi court has sought an action taken report (ATR) from police on a complaint filed by a 22-year-old woman who alleged that a head constable had raped her and used her in a "honey trap" to arrest a wanted criminal.

3 Women Arrested For Stealing Newborns: Gurgaon Police

3 Women Arrested For Stealing Newborns: Gurgaon Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Gurugram

The Gurgaon police on Saturday arrested three women involved in stealing newborns and recovered two 25-days-old girls from them.

Gujarat Firm Supervisor Makes Sanitation Worker Enter Manhole, Case Filed

Gujarat Firm Supervisor Makes Sanitation Worker Enter Manhole, Case Filed

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Ahmedabad

An FIR was lodged against the supervisor of a company for allegedly making a sanitation worker enter a manhole to clean a gutter line in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar, police said on Saturday.

Mumbai Reports 20,318 New Covid Cases, Marginally Lower Than Yesterday

Mumbai Reports 20,318 New Covid Cases, Marginally Lower Than Yesterday

Edited by Darshit Singh | Saturday January 08, 2022, Mumbai

Mumbai on Saturday reported 20,318 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally lower than yesterday's 20,971.

Two 19-Year-Olds Arrested For Murdering Two Cab Drivers In Delhi: Police

Two 19-Year-Olds Arrested For Murdering Two Cab Drivers In Delhi: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, New Delhi

A day after two cab drivers were found murdered in the city and their belongings stolen, police on Saturday said two 19-year-olds have been arrested in the case.

Delhi Fire Service Gets Turntable Ladder Machine From Germany

Delhi Fire Service Gets Turntable Ladder Machine From Germany

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi Fire Service has received from Germany a 32-metre turntable ladder machine, that will help its personnel operate safely in case of a blaze at high-rise buildings, after a delay of over two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Francis Soundararaj, One Of Asia's Best Phonetics Professor, Dies

Francis Soundararaj, One Of Asia's Best Phonetics Professor, Dies

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday January 08, 2022, Chennai

Acclaimed spoken English professor, academician and theologian Rev Dr Francis Soundararaj died in Chennai on Friday. The 86-year-old former Principal of the premier Madras Christian College (MCC) was going through Parkinson's disease and Dementia ove

Only Double-Vaccinated To Get Chennai Train Tickets From Monday

Only Double-Vaccinated To Get Chennai Train Tickets From Monday

Reported by J Sam Daniel, Edited by Darshit Singh | Saturday January 08, 2022, Chennai

COVID-19: Only those with a double vaccination certificate would be allowed to travel by Chennai local trains from January 10 till 31 January, the Southern Railway announced today.

Weekend Curfew Begins In Delhi: See What's Allowed

Weekend Curfew Begins In Delhi: See What's Allowed

Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday January 08, 2022, New Delhi

Delhi is under a 55-hour-long weekend curfew which kicked in at 10 pm on Friday. The two-day curfew was announced to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

4 Killed, 6 Injured In Road Accident In Bangalore

4 Killed, 6 Injured In Road Accident In Bangalore

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday January 08, 2022, Bengaluru

At least four people, including two women, died in a collision between a truck and car in Bengaluru on Friday, the police said.

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm In Delhi, Nearby Areas Overnight

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm In Delhi, Nearby Areas Overnight

Asian News International | Saturday January 08, 2022, New Delhi

Delhi and its adjoining areas witnessed heavy rainfall with thunderstorms in the early hours of Saturday.