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Updated February 25th, 2024 at 23:49 IST

Rathee Told me 6 Months Back That His Life is In Danger, Abhay Chautala Claims

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INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala | Image: PTI
11: 33 IST, February 25th 2024

Expressing condolences for the death of INLD Haryana unit chief Nafe Singh Rathee and party worker Jai Singh, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar emphasised that the police officials have been instructed to arrest the accused as soon as possible and take strict action against them. 

11: 36 IST, February 25th 2024

INLD leader Abhay Chautala, while speaking to reporters, said that the state government is responsible for the death of Nafe Singh Rathee. He claimed that Rathee had told him six months ago that his life was in danger and that he had tried to petition the authorities for extra security but to no avail. Chautala has now demanded a CBI probe into Rathee's killing. 

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10: 46 IST, February 25th 2024

As per a local police official quoted by PTI, a Scorpio car enroute to Uttar Pradesh from Mohania collided with a container truck after it lost balance while trying to save a bike rider. Everyone aboard the car died and their bodies have been sent for post mortem examination. 

 

9: 26 IST, February 25th 2024

Bihar has witnessed an over 20 times increase in dog bite cases compared to the previous year, according to data released as part of the state's latest economic survey. The Bihar Economic Survey (2023-24) released by the state government has identified dog bite as the "most prevalent disease" in the state.

According to the report, a total of 2,07,181 people suffered dog bites in the year 2022-23 whereas the total number was just 9,809 in the year 2021-22.

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9: 15 IST, February 25th 2024

The National Green Tribunal has directed 53 cities which witnessed deterioration in air quality to submit a complete report on the contribution of each polluting source and measures taken to reduce pollution.

The tribunal was hearing the issue of air quality deterioration in different cities across India as reflected in the Air Quality Index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board.

8: 35 IST, February 25th 2024

Activists from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) staged separate demonstrations on Sunday outside the residence of Odisha's School and Mass Education minister Sudam Marndi, alleging a leak of Class 10 state board exam question paper.

Affiliated with the RSS and Congress, respectively, the student activists claimed that the English question paper for the Odisha High School Certificate Examination was leaked on Friday.

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7: 17 IST, February 25th 2024

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday a plea by an woman officer of the Indian Coast Guard seeking grant of permanent commission to eligible women short service commission officers of the force.

A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud is likely to hear the matter.

7: 17 IST, February 25th 2024

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday a plea by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging a Delhi High Court order which upheld summons issued to him as an accused in a criminal defamation case for retweeting an allegedly defamatory video circulated by YouTuber Dhruv Rathee in May 2018.

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7: 15 IST, February 25th 2024

BSP's Lok Sabha MP from Ambedkar Nagar Ritesh Pandey resigned from the party's primary membership and joined BJP in New Delhi earlier today.

6: 17 IST, February 25th 2024

BRS leader K Kavitha has asked CBI to withdraw notice summoning her for questioning in Delhi excise policy scam case, say officials.

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5: 54 IST, February 25th 2024

Stressing that India's healthcare sector has been transformed in the last 10 years, PM Modi said “What could not happen in the last six to seven decades, we made it possible in the last 10 days.”

5: 41 IST, February 25th 2024

“There was a time when all the major programs of the country used to take place in Delhi only. I took the Centre out of Delhi and to every corner of the country. Today's programme is also a witness to this.”

“Today, through this one programme, development works, inauguration and laying of foundation stones in many cities of the country... are taking a new tradition forward.”

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5: 30 IST, February 25th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated to the nation five All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Rajkot (Gujarat), Bathinda (Punjab), Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh), Kalyani (West Bengal) and Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh).

4: 02 IST, February 25th 2024

“BJP hatao, desh bachao, sankat hatao,” says Akhilesh Yadav in UP

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3: 57 IST, February 25th 2024

“What BJP has promises, it does. We have taken down article 370, we have criminalised triple talak. We have fulfilled all our promises in the last 10 years,” said Amit Shah

3: 51 IST, February 25th 2024

"This time, we are targeting all the booths", said Amit Shah.

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3: 50 IST, February 25th 2024

Addressing party workers in Madhya Pradesh, Amit Shah said, "BJP can only win based on the collective efforts by our workers in all booths."

3: 19 IST, February 25th 2024

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday asked her party MPs to instrospect whether they followed the guidelines given to time in the interest of the party. Mayawati's remarks come after BSP Lok Sabha MP from Ambedkar Nagar Ritesh Pandey resigned from the party's primary membership ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and joined the BJP in New Delhi. "Along with the BSP political party, there is also a movement dedicated to the mission of self-respect and self-respect of the most revered Baba Saheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar due to which the policy and working style of this party is different from the capitalist parties of the country. Keeping this in mind, the party also fields its candidates in the elections," Mayawati said in a series of posts on 'X' in Hindi.

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12: 37 IST, February 25th 2024

MP Ritesh Pandey joined BJP in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak and other BJP leaders. He had tendered his resignation from Maywati's Bahujan Samaj Party earlier today.

3: 23 IST, February 25th 2024

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday asked people in Delhi to vote for INDIA bloc candidates in the Lok Sabha polls so that their voices can be heard in Parliament and inflated water bills are waived. Speaking at a protest organised by his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) against inflated water bills here, Kejriwal said on a lighter note that he should be given the Nobel Prize for running the government despite adverse conditions. "In the Lok Sabha elections, you should vote for INDIA bloc candidates from Delhi and send them to Parliament. This will create a protective shield around Delhi and no lieutenant governor will be able to do anything," the AAP national convenor said.

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11: 26 IST, February 25th 2024

After a few days on March 8, we will celebrate Women's Day. This special day is an opportunity to salute the contributions of women's power in the developmental journey of the country. The great poet Bharathiyar Ji has said that the world will prosper only when women get equal opportunities

1: 59 IST, February 25th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple development Projects worth Rs 4,150 crore in Gujarat’s Dwarka. 

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1: 37 IST, February 25th 2024

Aam Aadmi Party leaders are holding a protest over water bills at the party office in the national capital on Sunday. 

10: 49 IST, February 25th 2024

The Aam Aadmi Party leaders will hold a protest over water bills at the party office on Sunday.

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12: 07 IST, February 25th 2024

BSP MP Ritesh Pandey on Sunday resigned from party. According to sources, he is likely to Join BJP. 

10: 09 IST, February 25th 2024

PM Modi Offers Prayers at Dwarkadhish Temple in Gujarat
 

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11: 06 IST, February 25th 2024

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 110th Edition of Mann Ki Baat. While addressing, PM Modi said, "After a few days on March 8, we will celebrate Women's Day. This special day is an opportunity to salute the contributions of women's power in the developmental journey of the country. The great poet Bharathiyar Ji has said that the world will prosper only when women get equal opportunities.'


 

9: 07 IST, February 25th 2024

The Union Home Ministry has decided to deploy 150 companies of Central Forces  in West Bengal Ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha Elections.100 companies of Central Forces will be deployed by March 1 whereas additional 50 companies will be there by March 7.

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10: 34 IST, February 25th 2024

The Uttarakhand government will bring 'Uttarakhand Public and Private Property Damage Recovery Bill' to control the miscreants who damage government and private property in the name of protests, in the budget session starting from February 26. Under this bill, the losses incurred during protests and strikes will be recovered from the accused involved in the disturbance. To compensate for the loss, a tribunal will be constituted under the chairmanship of a retired district judge. 

9: 15 IST, February 25th 2024

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday participated in Gayatri Pariwar Event. In a video address at the Ashwamedha Yagya organized by World Gayatri Pariwar, PM Modi said, "Drugs is a menace that destroys lives if not controlled... Our government started a pan-India Deaddiction campaign 3-4 years ago... Till now, 11 crore people have joined this campaign... Gayatri Pariwar is also connected with this campaign..."

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8: 55 IST, February 25th 2024

Farmer leader Sarwan Singh Pandher said that they will holding a press conference on Sunday evening. He said, "Today, is the 13th day of the morchas at Shambhu and Khanauri. Today, we will have a convention on both borders as there will be a discussion on WTO. We have demanded that the farming sector should be taken out of WTO...We will hold a press conference in the evening...On the morning of 26th Feb, biers of WTO, corporate houses and governments will be burned; in the afternoon, at both borders over 20ft tall effigies will be burned. On 27th Feb, Kisan Mazdoor Morcha, SKM (non-political) will hold a meeting of all its leaders from across the country. On 28th Feb, both forums will sit and hold a discussion. On 29th Feb, the next steps will be decided...We are asking PM Modi to speak on whatever is happening with the farmers."

9: 44 IST, February 25th 2024

Abdul Malik, the main accused in the violence that took place on February 8 in Banbhulpura, Haldwani, whom the Nainital police arrested from Delhi on Saturday, was presented by the police in the sessions court in Haldwani last night, during which the court sent Abdul Malik to police custody for 10 days, till March 6. 

 

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8: 44 IST, February 25th 2024

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Gujarat’s first sea-link, Sudarshan Setu, on Sunday. Also known as the Signature Bridge, the sea link is 4.7 km long. This bridge holds the distinction of being the country's longest cable-stayed bridge. 

8: 48 IST, February 25th 2024

PM Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, offered prayers at Bet Dwarka Temple in Gujarat on Sunday before inaugurating the Sudarshan Setu. 

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8: 23 IST, February 25th 2024

PM Narendra Modi will Inaugurate Sudarshan Setu in Gujarat today. The Setu is country’s longest cable-stayed bridge of around 2.32 km, connecting Okha mainland and Beyt Dwarka.

Published February 25th, 2024 at 08:25 IST