Devotees offer midnight prayers on Easter Sunday from St Michael's Church in Mahim in Mumbai.
Government relaxes restrictions on civilian movement on Jammu Srinagar Highway. Restriction on civilian movement between Srinagar and Baramulla on NH-44 would now be limited only to Sunday with effect from April 22. There would be no prohibition on civilian traffic on Wednesday.
The government added that restrictions would continue between Srinagar and Udhampur on NH-44 as earlier. However, these would be reviewed periodically and relaxation would be made as the need for restriction reduces. A complete review of restrictions would be done after last phase of elections on May 6.
Terrorists have fired upon a civilian in Jablipora village in Bijbehara of Anantnag district. The injured has been admitted at a hospital.
A scuffle breaks out at Congress leader Hardik Patel's public meeting in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. More details awaited.
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TMC writes to Election Commission of India against Ajay V Nayak, special observer for Bengal in Lok Sabha Elections 2019, for his reported comments. He had allegedly said, "Present condition of Bengal is like it used to be in Bihar 10 years ago' and that everything is not well with democracy in Bengal."
A man was intercepted and Rs 2.30 cr in cash in Rs 2,000 denomination was found stuffed inside the Spare tire in the car. It was being transported from Bengaluru to Shivamogga. Cash over Rs 4 crore has been seized in searches by Income-Tax department in Karnataka-Goa today.
Congress releases list for two candidates for Punjab in Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Names Sher Singh Gubhaya from Firozpur and Amarinder Singh Raja Warring from Bhatinda.
IAF recommending Wg Cdr Abhinandan for wartime gallantry award 'Vir Chakra'.
Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan Slams Pragya Thakur's Remark on former ATS Chief Late Hemant Karkare. He had asked PM Modi to withdraw her candidature. He said, "It insults people of Maharashtra, entire police force of the country & his family. PM not only must apologise himself for nominating her, but also withdraw her candidature."
Indian Air Force transfers Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman out of the Srinagar airbase amid concerns over his security in Kashmir valley. Officer posted to an important airbase in the Western sector.
New Delhi, April 20: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, after sparking controversy by insulting 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare said that she is taking back her statement and apologizing for it. Sadhvi Pragya said that the statement was her "personal pain" and Karkare is certainly a martyr.
Continuing to crack the whip on loudmouth politicians, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday imposed a campaigning ban on another top politician, the Himachal Pradesh BJP's state unit chief Satpal Singh Satti, for using an "obscene slur" against Congress president Rahul Gandhi. As per the EC order, Sati has been barred from addressing political rallies, press conferences or giving an interview to reporters for 48 hours beginning from Saturday 6 am.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday issued an appeal to the families and friends of over 500 Indians working in Tripoli, asking them to reach out to their kin in war-torn Libya and ask them to return to India at the earliest. The Ministry's message comes amid the death of at least 213 people in Libya since the crisis intensified earlier this month.