LIVE: Court sends Deep Sidhu to 7-day custody in Jan 26 violence case
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Last Updated at February 10, 2021 02:47 IST
A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded Punjabi actor-activist Deep Sidhu, accused in the Republic Day violence case, to seven days' police custody. Sidhu was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Prigya Gupta at Tis Hazari court. Police had sought 10 days' custody of the accused, which was opposed by Sidhu's lawyers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over increasing violence in Afghanistan and called for a comprehensive ceasefire for ending the hostilities, while assuring India's full support in the development journey of the war-ravaged country.
BJP national president J P Nadda on Tuesday slammed the TMC for dividing communities by branding people as insiders and outsiders, and said the rich culture of West Bengal is under threat in Mamata Banerjee's rule.
Voting in first phase of four-phased Andhra Pradesh local body elections began today. The counting of votes will also be done over through the four phases. Though elections were to be held for 3,249 posts of panchayat sarpanchs, 525 have been unanimously elected, while no nomination was filed for a village in Nellore district. As many as 7,506 candidates are contesting for sarpanch posts and 43,601 are in the fray for ward members.
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