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Breaking News Today, September 21, 2022 LIVE Updates: Aday before Punjab’s CM Bhagwant Mann-led government was to convene a special session of the assembly for a confidence vote, the Punjab governor on Wednesday withdrew his order summoning the assembly, citing legal reasons.

The order follows representations by Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa, Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president and MLA Ashwani Sharma, stating there is no legal provision to convene a special session just to move confidence motion in favour of the state government.

Two labourers were killed and three others were injured after a wall collapsed during construction of a new one in Dombivli in Maharashtra’s Thane...Read More

September 21, 2022 23:10 (IST)

ROHINGYA - ROHINGYAS ROW: CENTRE FILES PLEA IN DELHI HC

  • ROHINGYAS IN INDIA HAVE PAK CONNECTION:CENTRE
  • STATES FACING MAJOR SECURITY THREAT:CENTRE
September 21, 2022 23:05 (IST)

J&K - THIS IS A BELATED RECOGNITION: KARAN SINGH

  • REFORMS BROUGHT BY HIM WERE SIGNIFICANT: SINGH
  • HE OPENED TEMPLES FOR DALITS: KARAN SINGH
  • HE FOCUSED ON GIRL’S EDUCATION: KARAN SINGH
  • MAHARAJA HARI SINGH MADE BIG IMPACT ON J&K:SINGH
September 21, 2022 22:25 (IST)

It is in India and China's Mutual Interest to Find a Way to Accommodate Each Other: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday that it is in the mutual interest of India and China to find a way to accommodate each other because if they failed to do so, it would affect the rise of Asia, which is contingent on the biggest economies of the continent getting along with each other. Jaishankar, who is here to attend the annual UN General Assembly session, made the remarks while replying to a question on the rise of China and India amidst their border standoff during his interaction with the audience at the Columbia University here.

“In our times, the biggest change we have seen in the world is the rise of China," he said, adding that China has risen faster than India, (and) more dramatically in the same time span.

“It is in our mutual interest that we find a way of accommodating each other," he said, adding that the rise of Asia is contingent on the biggest economies of Asia getting along with each. (PTI)

September 21, 2022 22:15 (IST)

DR KARAN - DR KARAN SINGH SPEAKS EXCLUSIVELY TO CNN-NEWS18

  • LEADERSHIP PROBLEMS PRESENT IN CONG: SINGH
  • DR KARAN SINGH SPEAKS EXCLUSIVELY TO CNN-NEWS18
  • VETERAN J&K CONG LEADER ON CNN-NEWS18
September 21, 2022 21:24 (IST)

Bengal SSC Scam: Calcutta HC Seeks Number of Illegal Appointment of Classes 9, 10 Teachers

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) to intimate it on September 28 the number of illegal appointments detected till now relating to appointment of assistant teachers in Classes 9 and 10. Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay also instructed the CBI to find out and submit a short report on illegal appointments given to some candidates in connection with recruitment of class 9 and 10 assistant teachers on the same date.

“I direct the School Service Commission to hold a meeting with the learned advocate of the petitioner and the learned advocate for the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education in course of this week and to intimate this court by filing a short report on 28th September, 2022 how many illegal appointments have been detected until now," he said. Justice Gangopadhyay has ordered CBI investigation in 10 cases so far in connection with irregularities in recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff in state government-sponsored and aided schools.

The court directed that the process of giving appointments to genuine candidates should start immediately. Justice Gangopadhyay asked the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education to supply a list of candidates whom they have given appointments in this matter by September 23. The list has to be given to the advocate of the petitioner. (PTI)

September 21, 2022 19:46 (IST)

Day Before CM Mann's Confidence Vote, Punjab Guv Withdraws Order Summoning Assembly

Aday before Punjab’s CM Bhagwant Mann-led government was to convene a special session of the assembly for a confidence vote, the Punjab governor on Wednesday withdrew his order summoning the assembly, citing legal reasons.

The order follows representations by Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa, Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president and MLA Ashwani Sharma, stating there is no legal provision to convene a special session just to move confidence motion in favour of the state government. READ MORE

September 21, 2022 19:24 (IST)

Two Killed, Three Injured As Under Construction Wall Collapses In Maharashtra's Dombivli

Two labourers were killed and three others were injured after a wall collapsed during construction of a new one in Dombivli in Maharashtra’s Thane district. The injured are being taken to a hospital. Further details are awaited.

September 21, 2022 19:08 (IST)

Delhi Court Seeks Report on Loss and Compensation to Victims in Rioting Case Against Two Convicted AAP MLAs

A Delhi court on Wednesday sought a report from the Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on loss and compensation to victims in a case of rioting in 2015 in which AAP MLAs Akhilesh Pati Tripathi and Sanjiv Jha were recently convicted. Additional Chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) Vaibhav Mehta directed the DLSA authorities to file their report by October 15, after which the court will hear arguments on quantum of sentence to be awarded to the politicians, and decide the fine amount to be imposed on them and the compensation to be awarded to the victims. The incident, that took place in Burari Police station of Delhi in February 2015 had mainly police personnel as victims.

DLSA will submit its report on assessment of loss to victims for compensation to them. Thereafter the court will decide the amount of compensation. During the hearing, the court also took on record the affidavits filed by the MLAs mentioning their income and property.

The court had on Sep 12 convicted the MLAs for being part of a mob that attacked policemen at Burari police station in 2015. The court also convicted 15 others in the case of rioting and causing hurt to police personnel at a police station. (PTI)

September 21, 2022 19:04 (IST)

Aditya Thackeray Slams Shinde Govt Over Ad of Job Interviews In Chennai For Mumbai-based Project

Aaditya Thackeray slammed Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government over a newspaper advertisement seeking hiring of engineers for the coastal road project in Mumbai. The advertisement called candidates for walk in interviews in Chennai for the project.

September 21, 2022 18:45 (IST)

FORMER U.P. MINISTER EXCL - FMR U.P. MIN SIDHARTH NATH SINGH ON NEWS18

  • FMR U.P. MIN SINGH ON WAQF PROPERTIES SURVEY
September 21, 2022 18:20 (IST)

RISHI KAMLESH - RISHI KAMLESH CMD ABG SHIPYARD ARRESTED BY CBI

  • KAMLESH UNDER CBI LENS IN BANK FRAUD CASE
  • KAMLESH ARRESTED BY CBI IN 22K CR FRAUD CASE
September 21, 2022 18:00 (IST)

Preserving History is the Need of The Hour: Mamata on Inauguration of Alipore museum

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday inaugurated the Independence Day Museum at Alipore Central Correctional Home.

Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister said, “A new concept and mission has come to change the real world, historical incidents, geography, science for a political purpose so that the new generation does not know about the truth of the country and freedom struggle."

“The need of the hour is to preserve our history. That’s why we have digitized the files related to Netaji & handed them over to the public," she added.

September 21, 2022 17:55 (IST)

AMANATULLAH KHAN - ACB GETS 5-DAY CUSTODY OF AMANATULLAH KHAN

  • NO RELIEF FOR AAP MLA AMANATULLAH KHAN
  • AMANATULLAH’S CUSTODY EXTENDED BY 5 DAYS
September 21, 2022 17:30 (IST)

NARCO TERROR CRACKDOWN - MEGA NARCO TERROR CRACKDOWN: NEWS18 EXCL

  • HEROIN WAS SHIPPED BY DUBAI BASED FIRM
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  • HEROIN COATED LICORICE SHIPPED TO INDIA:DHALIWAL
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  • 2 BIG DRUG HAULS IN LESS THAN ONE WEEK
  • SEPT 13: MEGA RECOVERY FROM LUCKNOW AND NOIDA
  • 312 KG DRUGS WORTH 1,200 CR SEIZED FROM 2 STATES
  • SEPT 20: 345 KG OF HEROIN SEIZED IN MUMBAI
  • LARGE CONSUMERS OF METH: DELHI POLICE
  • DRUGS ORIGINATED FROM AFGHANISTAN: POLICE
  • DRUG KEPT AT CHENNAI PORT FOR A YEAR: POLICE
  • MONEY FROM NARCO USED FOR TERROR ACTIVITIES: POLICE
  • CONTINUOUS EFFORT TO CURB DRUG NEXUS: POLICE
September 21, 2022 17:26 (IST)

We Can Say Now Bihar is Naxal Free: CRPF DG

September 21, 2022 17:00 (IST)

CNN-NEWS18 EXCLUSIVE - INSIDE TRACK OF ISIS ARRESTS IN KARNATAKA

  • CNN-NEWS18 EXCLUSIVE ON PROBE INTO ISIS ARRESTS
  • ‘SUSPECTED TERRORIST WAS CARRYING OUT TRIAL BLAST’
  • TRIAL BLASTS CONDUCTED IN SHIVAMOGGA: SOURCES
  • ‘FORENSIC TEAMS RUSH TO SPOT TO INSPECT THE AREA’
  • SUSPECTED TERRORIST YASIN UNDER SCANNER: SOURCES
  • PEOPLE IN TOUCH WITH YASIN TO BE PROBED:SOURCE
September 21, 2022 16:55 (IST)

2002 GUJARAT RIOTS TRUTH - TEESTA CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY

  • ‘DEEP CONSPIRACY TO FRAME THEN CM NARENDRA MODI’
  • ‘SREEKUMAR, SANJEEV BHATT NAMED IN CONSPIRACY’
  • DETAILS OF S.I.T CHARGESHEET ACCESSED
  • ‘CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY & FORGERY CHARGES’
  • ‘TEESTA SETALVAD LINKED TO CONGRESS NETAS’
  • S.I.T FILES CHARGESHEET AGAINST TEESTA SETALVAD
September 21, 2022 16:42 (IST)

Delhi Police Apprehends AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan's Another Aide From Telangana

Another aide of AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, Kausar Imam Siddiqui alias Laddan apprehended from Telangana, news agency ANI reported quoting Delhi Police.

September 21, 2022 16:39 (IST)

DGCA Extends Restrictions On SpiceJet; Airline to Operate Only 50% of Departures Till Oct 29

DGCA though noted that there is an appreciable reduction in the number of safety incidents.

Read more legal provision to convene a special session just to move confidence motion in favour of the state government.

Two labourers were killed and three others were injured after a wall collapsed during construction of a new one in Dombivli in Maharashtra’s Thane district. The injured are being taken to a hospital. Further details are awaited.

 In view of safety concerns following the multiple incidents of technical glitches, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday extended restrictions on SpiceJet. The airline is only allowed to operate at 50 per cent of departures till 29 October. However, the DGCA noted that there is an appreciable reduction in the number of safety incidents.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved National Logistics Policy which will introduce ULIP, standardization, monitoring framework, and skill development for greater efficiency in logistics services. “The target is to improve the Logistics Performance Index ranking, and be among the top 25 countries by 2030,” said Union Minister Anurag Thakur during a press briefing.

In other news, the Supreme Court is hearing a batch of pleas seeking steps be taken against hate speech, incidents where hate speeches delivered. Justice Joseph, who is heading the bench observed that “as far as mainstream TVs which still hold way, role of the anchor is very critical. Most of the times, those who want to speak are muted.”

Hearing in Supreme Court on various pleas against Karnataka High Court’s judgment upholding ban of hijab in educational institutes is underway.  A bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia is hearing the appeal against the Karnataka High Court judgment. Meanwhile, the CBI gave a clean chit to corporate lobbyist Niira radia in a case pertaining to 8,000 odd conversations taped by the Income Tax department, after preliminary enquiries were closed as no case was made out.  

Comedian Raju Srivastava passed away in Delhi at the age of 58, news agency ANI quoted his family as saying. He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after experiencing chest pain and collapsing while working out at the gym.

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge star had been critical. He had also suffered a brain damage after heart attack and had shown little improvement since then. Some also claimed doctors had declared him ‘almost brain dead’.

Meanwhile, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices started on a weak note on Wednesday morning after a two-day rally. Key indices Nifty50 was flat above 17,800 levels and the S&P BSE Sensex was flat at 59,707 levels.

Four people died and two were injured after an unknown truck mowed down six persons while sleeping on road divider in New Delhi’s Seemapuri area. Prime Minister Modi’s statement, made on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, stating “today’s era is not of war” and advocating for peace talks were lauded by France and US. Assam and Mizoram are slotted to discuss the inter-state boundary issue today.

Meanwhile, three more were killed in protests in Iran as the government cracked down on demonstrations over the death of Mahsa Amini. Gujarati film Chhello Show (Last Film Show) is India’s official entry for the Oscars. Market was on the rise on Tuesday with Sensex jumping 900 points and Nifty above, 17,850.

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