Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 | Last Update : 04:46 PM IST

Delhi

Alka Lamba at the Old Secretariat. (Photo: ASIAN AGE)

Gupta suspended for ‘defying’ Speaker, Lamba marshalled out

Following his suspension, Gupta sat on a dharna outside the chamber of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Assembly.

A 32 year-old man, who had allegedly posted a video of himself brandishing a pistol and then firing from it on TikTok during his birthday celebration, has been arrested by the Delhi police. (Representational Image)

Man fires in air to shoot TikTok video on his birthday, arrested

The accused was identified as Faizan, a resident of Suiwalan in Chandni Mahal.

For the first time, Delhi police will be using cameras equipped with facial recognition software to identify suspects around the Red Fort, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag on the 73rd Independence Day.

Face recognition cameras at Red Fort to watch suspects

Security protocols have also been devised for the “At Home” function at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

People enjoy bathing in the flooded Yamuna on Tuesday. (Photo: PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY)

Yamuna crosses danger mark, may rise further

Many people living adjacent to the river and low lying areas continued to shift to safer areas.

Youth Congress members protest against the RTI Amendment Bill in New Delhi on Saturday. (Photo: BUNNY SMITH)

Propaganda warfare may return to TV screens ahead of elections

The political propaganda warfare may finally return to television screens ahead of Delhi Assembly polls scheduled for early next year.

Mumbai

Blacktip sharks in the fish market.

50 tonnes of blacktip sharks end up in fishermen’s nets

Fishermen stated that last monsoon too blacktip sharks were caught by the gill net boats.

The police also requested organisers not to allow inebriated individuals to participate in events.

Security beefed up in Mumbai for Dahi Handi

The police has appealed to citizens to register complaints on Twitter, emergency number and via SMS.

Eknath Shinde

State-level body to study climate change impact

Health minister Eknath Shinde is the chairman of the body.

Bombay high court

File FIR in MSCB scam in 5 days, HC tells EOW

Besides these politicians, several senior cooperative bank officials from 34 districts in the state have also been named as accused.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Mamata, governor Dhankhar mourn death of Sushma Swaraj

A statement from Raj Bhavan stated that the governor was extremely shocked to learn about the sad and untimely demise of Ms Swaraj.

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers-built Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Fast Patrol Vessel Kanaklata Barua during its launch at Raja Bagan Dockyard in Kolkata on Saturday. The ship has been named after a freedom fighter from Assam. (Photo: PTI)

Coast Guard patrol vesel Kanaklata launched

The first ship of this class, ICGS Priyadarshini has been commissioned on 27 March this year.

Nusrat Jahan (Photo: ANI)

Minorities face horrendous acts of mobocracy: Nusrat Jahan

Twenty-four-year-old Tabrez Ansari was killed earlier this year in Jharkhand by a mob that kept asking him to chant “Jai Shri Ram”.

Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien

Ponzi case: Derek O’Brien gets CBI notice

Derek has been asked to appear at the CBI office in Salt Lake in the first week of August, sources said.

Trinamul Congress MLA Nayna Bandyopadhyay along with the members of Banga Janani Vahini during a protest against income tax notices being served to several Durga Puja committees in Kolkata on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)

No tax notices issued to Puja panels: CBDT

Firhad Hakim slammed the Narendra Modi government alleging political vendetta by using the IT department.

In Other Cities

Sudha Bhardwaj

Elgar parishad: Cops to invoke Sedition Law

Rao is a senior leader of the banned party and he has been availing funds for the party’s tasks.

Answering a question, the senior NCP leader said that the state is facing an unprecedented water scarcity.

Congress, NCP to discuss seat sharing on November 2

He did not rule out the Raj Thackeray-led MNS from joining the proposed secular alliance of Congress-NCP for the ensuing elections.

The plea also sought revocation of the appointment of Hyderabad-based sharp shooter Shafaqaut Ali Khan for the job, contending that he lacked the experience of tranquillising wild animals.

Clear stand on killing tigress: Bombay HC

The Nagpur bench of the high court on Tuesday issued notice to the forest department seeking its stand by October 19.

Rescue workers recover a body from the debris after a four-storey building collapsed in Gurgaon early on Thursday morning. (Photo: PTI)

6 workers die as 4-storey building falls in Gurgaon

The state government has announced a compensation relief of Rs 3 lakh each to the family members of the deceased.