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Nehru Place shootout: Delhi Police nab wanted criminal

The Delhi Police on 6 February arrested a wanted criminal in an encounter near Eros Hotel in south Delhi's Nehru Place. Two policemen got injured in the encounter.

Wanted criminal Akbar was nabbed after a gunfight with the police.

Akbar's accomplice Rashid along with other gangsters managed to escape. Around 13 rounds of firing were exchanged between Akbar and the police.

Akbar, who is wanted in many cases of robbery, theft, snatching and attempt to murder, was carrying a reward of Rs. 25,000 on his head.

UP: Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Aligarh, Shamli, Mathura

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address election rallies in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh,Shamli and Mathura on Monday.

With the first phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls barely a week away from commencing, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi yesterday retorted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'SCAM' barb, stating that a person "who is involved in scams sees scam everywhere".

"Modi ji has come up with a new scheme-SCAM. The person who is in involved in scams, sees scams everywhere," Gandhi said while holding a joint rally with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.

Replying to Prime Minister Modi's SCAM remark, Gandhi spelled out the acronym of SCAM, stating that the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance abides by it.

"I will reply to Prime Minister Modi's SCAM remark. It's Seva (Service), Bahaduri (Courage),Shamta (Ability) and Modesty," he said.

Further taking a jibe at the Prime Minister, the Congress vice-president said people of Uttar Pradesh will make the former realise how the demonetisation had affected them.

US vice president Mike Pence to head commission on voter registration

US Vice President Mike Pence will head a federal commission that will look into voter registration fraud, US President Donald Trump said today.

"I'm going to set up a commission to be headed by Vice President Mike Pence, and we're going to look at it very, very carefully," Trump said as he buttressed his point that there is a massive voters fraud during the general elections.

Voter fraud, he said, has nothing to do with the end result, but it has to do with registration itself.

"It doesn't have to do with the vote, although the end result. It has to due with the registration. When you look at the registration and you see dead people that have voted, when you see people that are registered in two states, that have voted in two states, when you see other things, when you see illegals, people that are not citizens and they are on the registration roles," Trump was quoted as saying by the Fox News.

Donald Trump defends Vladimir Putin, says people lost lives due to America's mistakes

A large number of people worldwide have lost their lives because of America's mistakes, President Donald Trump has said as he defended his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by equating his actions with those of the US government.

"Well, take a look at what we've done too. We've made a lot of mistakes. I've been against the war in Iraq from the beginning," Trump said during an interview with Fox News.

"A lot of mistakes, OK, but a lot of people were killed.

So a lot of killers around, believe me," said the US President when told that the Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "killer".

"There are a lot of killers. We've got a lot of killers.

What, you think our country's so innocent? You think our country's so innocent?" Trump asked.

Trump said he would like to co-operate with the Russians in the fight against ISIS. He also said that he respects Putin, but this does not mean that the two would get along.

Donald Trump asks Homeland Security to carefully check those entering US

US President Donald Trump said that he has asked the Department of Homeland Security to do a very "careful" checkup of those entering the country after a US court rejected a request by his administration to reinstate travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations.

The US President continued to be critical of the judge for passing an order that halted his executive order which banned people form seven countries from entering the United States.

"I have instructed Homeland Security to check people coming into our country VERY CAREFULLY. The courts are making the job very difficult!" Trump tweeted.

"Just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens blame him and court system.

People pouring in. Bad!" Trump said.