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January 16, 2020

Congress candidates for Delhi polls to be announced today

New Delhi , Jan 17 (ANI): Congress is set to announce on Friday its list of candidates for the ensuing Delhi polls. The candidates were finalised after a meeting of the Congress election committee late on Thursday evening, the party's Delhi unit president Subash Chopra said."We have discussed most of the seats and the list will be out soon," Chopra told ANI.When asked if senior leaders will contest the polls in the national capital, he said, "This will be decided by the high command." However, Chopra said that he will not…

Delhi court grants bail to accused in Seemapuri violence case

New Delhi , Jan 17 (ANI): A Delhi court on January 16 granted anticipatory bail to the main accused in the Seemapuri violence case, who according to the police had instigated a mob to pelt stones at police during a protest against the amended citizenship act here.Additional Sessions Judge SK Malhotra granted bail to accused with Rs 20,000 bail bond with one surety. The court ordered accused to join the investigation as and when required by the police.Court also directed him to not indulge in any activity that may disturb…

Mumbai serial blasts convict Jalees Ansari goes missing during parole

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan 17 (ANI): The Mumbai Police on Thursday launched a manhunt to trace Jalees Ansari, a convict of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.The manhunt was launched after a "missing" complaint of Ansari was lodged by his family members at Agripada Police Station. Ansari, who is serving life term and was out on parole for 21 days from the Rajasthan's Ajmer Central Prison, went missing on Thursday morning.During the parole period, Ansari was directed to visit the Agripada Police Station to mark his attendance…

Cong won’t tolerate Sanjay Raut remarks on Indira Gandhi, says Nitin Raut

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan 17 (ANI): Hitting back at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut for claiming former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to visit underworld dons in Mumbai, Congress leader Nitin Raut said his party "will not tolerate" such statements."Hum eent ka jawab patthar se dena jaante hain (We know how to give a befitting reply)," he added.Speaking to ANI, Nitin said: "Indira Gandhi was our leader and idol. Sanjay Raut used to comment against BJP even when they were a part of the government but if he thinks we will…

BJP CEC holds meet; candidates for Delhi polls likely today

New Delhi , Jan 17 (ANI): The meeting of BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the party headquarters concluded here late night on Thursday. The meeting was held to decide party candidates for the ensuing Delhi elections and according to sources all 70 names for Delhi Assembly election were discussed in the meeting and the party is likely to release its first list of candidates on Friday. Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Road Transport and…
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