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ISL: Odisha stay close to top four with Chennaiyin win

First-half goals by Jerry Mawihmingthanga (37') and Vinit Rai (41') were enough for Josep Gombau's side to make it three wins out of their last four matches.

JNU violence: Thousands of students protest across Bengal

Holding aloft banners and posters condemning the "fascist attack" at JNU, the CPI-M affiliated Students Federation of India led a rally from Presidency University and lit fires at the College Street crossing as a mark of protest.

Attack on JNU students fascist surgical strike: Mamata

"This is a fascist surgical strike. We have never seen anything like this before. Everywhere this is going on, be it Lucknow, or Moradabad. They are doing whatever they feel like," she said.

NCP leader floats Sharad Pawar’s name for President in 2022

The idea has been floated by Nationalist Congress Party MP Majid Memon who, in a tweet on Monday, said: "The move to muster support for Shri Sharad Pawar to be next Rashtrapati may yield positive results and will bring all non-BJP forces closer by 2022.

Amazon India rides on Future Group to face Reliance’s JioMart

Amazon India will become the authorized online sales channel for Future Retail stores and FRL will ensure the participation of relevant stores on the Amazon India marketplace, and its programs, the companies said in a statement.

Protest in Jamia enters 25th day, campus opens for exams

The number of students is still small as they are worried about their safety after the violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday.

Maha, Assam among biggest contingents at Khelo India Youth Games

Basumatary added that the home crowd will be a big boost for the athletes from the Assam contingent.

Delhi goes to polls on February 8, counting on Februray 11

The date of notification is January 14, while January 21 will be the last date of filing nominations.

Behmai massacre verdict postponed to January 18

The counsel for the accused Girish Narain Dubey said that he had sought time to present some crucial documents in court.

Nepal’s Chitwan National Park records 2020’s 1st rhino death

The baby rhino estimated to be five-years-old died in a mustard field in Nawalparasi district on Sunday morning in the territory of CNP, the country's largest rhino habitat located some 160 km from the capital Kathmandu, reports Xinhua news agency.

Djokovic joins Sharapova to donate to Australia’s bushfire relief

"Yes, Maria Sharapova. I would like to match your $25k donation to double the aid sent to these communities. We stand by you Australia," Djokovic tweeted on Monday.

Thousands pay tribute to Soleimani in Tehran

From the early hours of Monday, Iranians walked toward the University of Tehran near Enghelab Square, where the funeral rites began among chants against the US and Israel, reports Efe news.

JNU violence akin to 26/11 Mumbai attack, says Thackeray

"Why were the attackers face covered? Why are they hiding? I was reminded of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks... They are cowards," Thackeray said condemning the violence strongly.

Protests in Hyderabad varsities against JNU violence

The students of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU), Maulana Azad National Urdu University and Osmania University staged protests, condemning the JNU violence.

Australia allocates $1.39bn for bushfire recovery fund

The National Bushfire Recovery Fund, which will be led by former Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin, will be dedicated to helping rebuild houses and infrastructure damaged by the fires that have raged in the country since September 2019, reports Efe news.

Children of Indian citizens not to go to detention centres says centre to SC

The advocate appearing for the families of nearly 60 children excluded from Assam NRC submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde that the children were excluded despite showing all documents connected with the NRC process, and on the contrary, parents were included.

Sonia Gandhi demands judicial enquiry into JNU Violence

In a statement here, she said the entire party stands in solidarity with the JNU students.

Iran ‘offers $80mn bounty for Donald Trump’

During the televised funeral procession of the top Iranian, official state broadcasters said on Sunday $1 would be tabled for every Iranian in the country, with the cash going to whoever killed the US President, mirror.co.uk said in the report.

TMC delegation to visit AIIMS, JNU to show solidarity

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, also the party chief, had condemned the "brutality" unleashed against students and teachers at the University.

US denies detention of Iranian-Americans

"Social media posts that CBP is detaining Iranian-Americans and refusing their entry into the US because of their country of origin are false," the agency tweeted on Sunday.

No OTP for transactions upto Rs 2,000 on Flipkart with Visa

VSC will deploy India's first in-app, device-based network authentication solution for a hassle-free and safe payment process for the consumers, Flipkart said in a statement.

MDMK, DMK to support January 8 strike by trade unions

In a statement issued here on Monday, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko said the party has extended its support to the strike.

Iran abandons n-deal in response to Soleimani’s death

According to the official statement on Sunday, Tehran said it will no longer abide by any of the limits on enriching uranium contained in the nuclear deal after the January 3 attack, reports Efe news.

Kerala BJP, CPI-M leaders trade charges on JNU violence

The only Keralite in the cabinet of the BJP-led government at the Centre, Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan told the media here on Monday that the violence in the JNU was a conspiracy.

DMK boycotts TN Governor’s address in the Assembly

When Purohit began his address, the Leader of the Opposition and DMK President M.K. Stalin and other members of his party tried to raise various issues.

Trump threatens harsh sanctions against Iraq after Parliament vote

"If they do ask us to leave, if we don't do it in a very friendly basis, we will charge them sanctions like they've never seen before ever. It'll make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame," Trump told reporters on Sunday while onboard the Air Force One.

Delhi Police files FIR on JNU violence

A case of arson and assault has been filed against the unknown miscreants. The case will be transferred to the Crime Branch later in the day, police sources said.

Protests in Mumbai, Pune against JNU violence

The impromptu protests started from midnight and continued till morning at the Gateway of India, near the IIT-Bombay campus in Powai in Mumbai. And in Pune, protests occurred in the FTII campus.

Sangh Parivar must end plan to silence varsities, says Kerala CM

"The attack on students and faculty of JNU is an appalling display of intolerance running amok. The scale of the attack reveals the extent of planning. Sangh Parivar must end this diabolical plan to silence universities with bloodshed. Remember, those students are speaking for all," he tweeted.

JNU violence: Destroying the idea of India, says Kapil Sibal

While attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party, he said that the BJP was destroying the idea of India.

Police nab four outsiders fleeing JNU violence scene

The four, caught while fleeing the campus, were taken to Vasant Kunj police station for interrogation.

JNU: Today my daughter, tomorrow maybe me, says Aishe Ghosh’s father

"The situation of the entire country is volatile. We are afraid. My daughter has been attacked, tomorrow someone else will be beaten up. Who knows, even I may be beaten up tomorrow," Ghosh's father said, hours after his daughter was brutally beaten up inside the varsity campus.

ABVP Terrorists Attack JNU; Live Updates

Close to 50 ABVP members who wore masks barged into the hostels in JNU had beaten up students and faculties, in response to the on-going protests.

FTII Protests JNU Violence

They held a demonstration outside the gate of the premier film institute, holding banners with the message "FTII stands with JNU, condemns the violence of ABVP Goons".

Police should immediately stop violence, restore peace, says Kejriwal

"How will the country progress if our students will not be safe inside university campus?" he asked.

JNU Violence: Ambulance stopped, Police remain mute spectators

“The police remain a mute spectator while our ambulance was being surrounded and attacked by the mob,” another doctor in the group said.

ABVP goons planned the attack, JNUSU General Secretary

"The administration has tried to break this movement but has been unsuccessful. This time they have colluded with ABVP to spread violence,” hJNUSU General Secretary Satish Yadav said.