17 Dec, 22:18 (IST)

Shreeram Lagoo, one of the pioneer actor of his era, died on Tuesday. The news of his demise has been confirmed by his kin. Scores of film personalities are expected to pay tributes.

17 Dec, 21:37 (IST)

Deputy Commissioner of Police (HQ), of Howrah Ajeet Singh Yadav got injured after a bomb was hurled at police while they were trying to disperse the protesters in Sankrail Manikpur area, today. He has been admitted to a hospital.

17 Dec, 20:46 (IST)

Pijush Kanti Biswas has been appointed as the acting president of the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee.

17 Dec, 20:45 (IST)

Delhi Police informed that former Congress MLA Asif Khan has been named as an accused in the FIR, for involvement in Jamia Millia Islamia incident that took place on 15 December.

17 Dec, 20:42 (IST)

The restriction on internet service has been extended for next 48 hours across the North Dinajpur district in West Bengal.

17 Dec, 19:59 (IST)

Delhi Police Joint Commissioner Alok Kumar on Tuesday said that 21 people were injured in Seelampur incident, adding no lathicharge by them on anyone.He said, "Total 21 people injured, of which 12 are Delhi police personnel & 3 are from Rapid Action Force. 5 persons have been detained. 2 police booths have been damaged. No lathicharge was done by police."Adding more, he said, "No bullet has been fired. Only tear gas shells used. Situation is under control now. Some police personnel are injured. 2 public transport buses, 1 Rapid Action Force bus&some bikes damaged during the protest."

17 Dec, 19:40 (IST)

Students hold protest in Madras University over Citizenship Amendment Act. Also, students of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University held protest in New Delhi.

17 Dec, 19:37 (IST)

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla meets Commissioner of Delhi Police Amulya Patnaik to take a stock of law and order situation in the national capital.

17 Dec, 19:36 (IST)

West Bengal's Chief Secretary Rajiv Sinha and DGP Virendra to meet Governor Jagdeep Dhankar tomorrow.

17 Dec, 18:48 (IST)

Fire breaks out on the 5th floor of a building in Ghatkopar East of Mumbai. Five fire tenders present at the spot. More details awaited.

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New Delhi, December 17: The anger against the new Citizenship Amendment Acr and police crackdown on students of Jamia Millia Islamia University has fuelled nationwide protests, from Kolkata to Mumbai and Lucknow to Kerala. The varsity had turned into a battefield on Sunday, December 15, when police entered the campus and used force, after a violent protest against the new Citizenship law.

With less than two weeks remaining for Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat to demit office, the government has named his successor. A statement was issued by the Centre on Monday, confirming the appointment of Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane - the incumbent Vice Chief of Army Staff, as the next Chief of Army Staff (COAS). Lt Gen Naravane is expected to take over the reins from Gen Rawat on December 31

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday announced setting up of a two-member panel which would monitor the hearing of rape cases in trial courts. The committee, comprising of Justices Subhash Reddy and MR Shah, has been tasked to assist the hearing of sexual assault cases in the lower courts and ensure their timely disposal.