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  • 10:13 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    BJP MP Pragya Thakur sits on dharna outside police station in Bhopal

    BJP MP Pragya Thakur sits on dharna outside police station in Bhopal, says, "I am waiting here since 2 hours, but police is not ready to file my complaint against Govardhan Dangi (Congress MLA from Rajgarh's Biaora)."

    "Govardhan Dangi had said, 'We will not just burn her (Pragya Thakur's) effigy, if she ever sets her foot here (in Rajgarh), we will burn her too.’ Police is under so much pressure of Congress party that they refused to file FIR," she added. 

  • 10:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Prime Minister Modi interacts with IISER in Pune

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with scientists from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune, Maharashtra.

  • 9:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    One dead and five injured in explosion in Lahore

    One dead and five injured in an explosion in Lahore.

  • 9:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Maharashtra CM Thackeray writes to Guv Koshyari to rename Shivaji University

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has written to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, requesting to rename 'Shivaji University, Kolhapur' to 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University, Kolhapur'.

  • 9:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Unnao rape victim's body reaches her home

    The mortal remains of the Unnao rape victim have been brought to her village, from Safdarjung hospital in Delhi. She had passed away last night during treatment.

  • 8:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Eknath Shinde, Chhagan Bhujbal appointed as Coordinating Ministers for issue of Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute

    Eknath Shinde and Chhagan Bhujbal have been appointed as Coordinating Ministers, for the issue of Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute. 

     

  • 8:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Complaint registered against Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan over onion prices

    Complaint registered against Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan at Court of Muzaffarpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) over 'rising prices of onions'.

  • 8:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CM Uddhav Thackeray chairs high level meeting over border dispute between Maharashtra-Karnataka

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today chaired a high-level meeting over the border dispute between Maharashtra-Karnataka. It was decided in the meeting that attempts will be made to get fast track hearing in Supreme Court on this issue.

  • 8:27 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Three workers dead and one injured following landslide at construction site in Odiyoor

    Three workers dead and one injured following a landslide at a construction site in Odiyoor of Bantwal Taluk, Dakshina Kannada

  • 8:06 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Punjab Chief Minister's Office said: "Taking suo moto cognizance of media reports alleging nexus of some politicians with gangsters in the state, CM Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered an inquiry into the matter, promising stern action against anyone found to be so involved."

    "Chief Minister has directed DGP Dinkar Gupta to inquire into "allegations as made out from the documents/photos” that have been submitted to him and which “prove to the contrary” of the allegations made by opposition parties," it added. 

  • 8:03 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Voter turnout till 6 PM in second phase of Jharkhand Assembly Polls is 64.39 percent

    Voter turnout till 6 PM in the second phase of Jharkhand Assembly Polls is 64.39 percent

  • 7:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Telangana CM Rao writes to Nirmala Sitharaman regarding Tax devolution

    Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao writes to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, stating, "Tax devolution in Telangana is Rs 19,719 crore, 6.2% more than last year. But this state has received only Rs 10,304 crore till November, which is less by Rs 224 crore compared to last year."

    The letter further reads, "Instead of receiving an enhanced amount, Telangana has received less. Also, Rs 1,719 crore is due as GST compensation. We have received compensation for only first four-month of the current financial year, balance is due."

     

  • 7:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Shadnagar ACP registers complaint to investigate encounter of accused in Hyderabad vet case

    Shadnagar Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) registered a complaint at Shadnagar Police Station yesterday to investigate the Telangana encounter, where four accused in the rape and murder Hyderabad veterinarian were shot dead during cross-firing. Further probe underway.

  • 7:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Shadnagar ACP registers complaint to investigate encounter of four accused in Hyderabad vet gangrape case

    Shadnagar Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) registered a complaint at Shadnagar Police Station yesterday to investigate the Telangana encounter, where four accused in the rape and murder Hyderabad veterinarian were shot dead during cross-firing. Further probe underway.

  • 7:27 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Wanted Naxal arrested in Mahrashtra's Gadchiroli

    Police have arrested a Naxal, Parvati Sadmek who had a reward worth Rs 6 lakhs on her head. 24 cases are registered against her in various police stations of Gadchiroli.

  • 7:25 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Four persons arrested in connection with alleged rape of 17-year-old girl

    Four persons, including victim's aunt have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl in Kollam district, under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Protesters were throwing fire at the Police personnel: Delhi Police

    MS Randhawa, PRO, Delhi Police said: "Protesters were throwing fire at the Police personnel so we had to use water cannons on them. The protesters don't have permission to go beyond this area (near Arun Jaitley Stadium). We are trying to convince them to go back to the protest site."

  • 7:01 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Central and state governments have proposed for the constitution of 1023 new fast track courts, says Ravi Shankar

    Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: "Central and state governments have proposed for the constitution of 1023 new fast track courts across country. Out of these 1023, a consensus has been reached on 400 and more than 160 have already become operational. Also, 704 fast track courts were already operational." 

    "I am going to write to Chief Ministers of all states and Chief Justices of High Courts to appeal that investigation in rape cases involving minors should complete within 2 months. I have issued necessary directions to my department as well," he added. 

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Income Tax Department carries out search and survey operations on share brokers

    On December 3, Income Tax Department carried out search and survey operations on certain share-brokers/traders who were involved in facilitating accommodation of profits/loss through reversal trades in illiquid stock options in Equity Derivative Segment and also Currency Derivative Segment on BSE.

    Over 39 locations spread across Mumbai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Delhi, NOIDA, Gurugram, Hyderabad and Ghaziabad were covered. The search action has resulted in the seizure of unaccounted cash of Rs 1.20 crore.

     

  • 6:56 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    There has to be a full stop to such incidents, says Hyderabad vet's sister

    Telangana veterinarian's sister on Unnao rape case said: "There has to be a full stop to such incidents. Justice should be delivered at the earliest, it shouldn't take years and the victim is killed in the meantime. Laws should be amended so that accused don't get bail in such cases."

  • 6:46 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    NHRC team visits encounter site where Hyderabad vet rape accused were killed

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team today visited the encounter site where the four accused were shot dead yesterday.

  • 6:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    District Magistrate will give cheque worth Rs 25 lakhs to Unnao rape victim's family

    State Minister Kamal Rani Varun said: "District Magistrate will give a cheque worth Rs 25 lakhs to Unnao rape victim's family as financial assistance. Also, as per the family's demand, a house will be allotted to them under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana."

  • 6:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    President's Rule should be imposed in the state, says SP leader Ram Gopal

    SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav on being asked about crimes against women in UP said: "Section 356 has been framed in Constitution so that in case a state govt doesn't function as per Constitution, then the govt must be dissolved and President's Rule should be imposed in the state."
     
     
  • 6:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    People hold candle march from Raj Ghat to India Gate

    People hold candle march from Raj Ghat to India Gate, demanding justice for the Unnao rape victim who died yesterday. Police use water cannons on protesters who were holding a candle march from Raj Ghat to India Gate. Protestors are demanding justice for the Unnao rape victim who died yesterday. Protesters who are holding a candle march from Raj Ghat to India Gate try to jump barricades. 

  • 5:34 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Citizenship Amendment Bill is a step in the right direction, says Tathagat Roy

    Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said: "Citizenship Amendment Bill is a step in the right direction. It ought to have been done much earlier and I am sure that the Central Govt will pilot it properly."

  • 5:16 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rahul Gandhi can never see or make India a proud country, says Manoj Tiwari

    BJP leader Manoj Tiwari on Rahul Gandhi's statement "India is known as rape capital of world" said: "Rahul Gandhi can never see or make India a proud country. Time and again, he gives statements that makes him look 'mentally disturbed'. He used wrong words for PM and he had to apologise in court."

  • 5:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    NHRC leaves from Mahbubnagar Govt hospital where bodies of four accused are kept

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) leaves from Mahbubnagar Govt hospital where the bodies of the four accused are kept.

  • 4:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress leader P Chidambaram alleges freedom denied to people of Kashmir valley

    Congress leader P Chidambaram dubs Centre "retrograde," alleges freedom denied to people of Kashmir valley.

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Unnao's name has been maligned, says MP Sakshi Maharaj

    Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj after visiting the Unnao rape victim's residence said: "I along with my party are in support of the victim's family. I have been vocal about it in Parliament as well. Culprits will be arrested. None will be spared. Unnao's name has been maligned."

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Accused must be hanged at earliest, says father of Telangana vet who was raped and murdered

    Father of Telangana veterinarian who was raped and murdered, on Unnao rape victim's death said: "It is very sad. Justice must be delivered. Strict law should be made and the accused must be hanged at the earliest."

     

  • 4:07 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rahul Gandhi must become National President of Congress party, says CM Bhupesh Baghel

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said: "Rahul Gandhi must become the National President of Congress party because all the party workers are with him. He speaks openly on national issues. He should take charges as the national party president at the earliest."

  • 4:05 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Voter turnout till 3 PM in the second phase of Jharkhand Assembly Polls is 59.27%

    Voter turnout till 3 PM in the second phase of Jharkhand Assembly Polls is 59.27%

  • 3:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Justice must never ever take the form of revenge, says CJI Bobde

    CJI SA Bobde in Jodhpur said: "Recent events in country have sparked off the old debate with new vigour. There is no doubt that criminal justice system must reconsider its position & attitude towards laxity and eventual time it takes to dispose off criminal matters."

    "...but, I don't think justice can ever be or ought to be instant. And justice must never ever take the form of revenge. I believe justice loses its character of justice if it becomes a revenge."

  • 3:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Nirbhaya case convict seeks immediate withdrawal of his mercy plea

    Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya case moved a plea before President of India seeking immediate withdrawal of his mercy petition as he claims that the mercy plea sent to the President by Union Home Ministry wasn't signed and authorized by him.

  • 3:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    On the direction of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, ministers Kamal Rani Varun and Swami Prasad Maurya will leave immediately for Unnao to meet the family of the rape victim. 

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    There is no fear of law among criminals in UP, says Mayawati

    Mayawati after meeting Governor Anandiben Patel said: "There is no fear of law among criminals in UP. Rape incidents are common now. Being a woman herself, UP Governor should take this matter into consideration immediately. She should meet UP CM and UP Police to take stock of situation."

     

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    I appeal to people of state to participate in this festival of democracy, says Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

    Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das after casting his vote in the 2nd phase of Assembly polls said: "I appeal to the people of the state to participate in this festival of democracy. I believe we have been successful in establishing a better govt in last 5 years for which we will be rewarded."

  • 2:48 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Nirbhaya case convict withdraws his mercy petition as it wasn't authorized by him

    Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts in Nirbhaya case moved a plea before President of India seeking immediate withdrawal of his mercy petition as he claims that the mercy plea sent to the President by Union Home Ministry wasn't signed and authorized by him.

  • 2:32 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India is known as the rape capital of the world: Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad

    While a public meet in Wayanad, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said, "India is known as the rape capital of the world. Foreign nations are asking the question why India is unable to look after its daughters and sisters. A UP MLA of BJP is involved in rape of a woman and the Prime Minister does not say a single word."

  • 2:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Fire at stack of pipes for metro construction near Kolkata, none hurt

    A stack of plastic pipes meant for metro rail construction works caught fire near Batanagar in South 24 Parganas district on Saturday, officials said. Nobody was injured in the massive blaze that broke out at an open ground in Batanagar's New Land area around 10.45 am, they said.

    Ten fire tenders doused the blaze around 1.15 pm, the officials said.

    A senior fire department official said that it is suspected that someone may have deliberately put the plastic pipes on fire.

    "We are probing into the matter. The cooling off process is on," he added. 

  • 2:17 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Lawyers attempt to thrash rape case accused at Indore court

    Lawyers present at court premises in Indore attempted to thrash an accused in a minor girl rape case. The accused was brought to the court for a hearing in the case.

  • 2:13 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    BSP Chief Mayawati to meet UP Guv Anandiben Patel to disscuss law and order in state

    BSP Chief Mayawati to meet Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel over cases of crime against women.

  • 2:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Culprits should be given death penalty: Unnao rape victim's sister-in-law

    After meeting Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Unnao rape victim's sister-in-law said that she (Priyanka) will fight for justice along with us. Our only demand is that the culprits should be given death penalty, only then her soul will rest in peace.

  • 1:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    No indication of poisoning and suffocation found on Unnao rape victim's body

    After conducting a postmortem of the dead body of Unnao rape case victim, Dr Sunil Gupta, Medical Superintendent, Safdarjung Hospital said, "No indication of poisoning and suffocation was found on the body during post-mortem. Autopsy reveals that the victim died to the extensive burn injuries. Autopsy was conducted in the morning."

  • 1:43 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    NHRC arrives at Mahbubnagar hospital to probe into Hyderabad rape accused encounter case

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) arrives at Mahbubnagar government hospital where the bodies of the four accused in Hyderabad vet gangrape case are kept.

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Priyanka Gandhi attacks Yogi administration in Unnao

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, who is in Unnao to meet the family of the rape victim, attacked Yogi administration its week law and order.  

  • 1:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    2017 Walayar minors rape case accused thrashed by mob

    One of the accused in 2017 Walayar minors rape and death case, C Madhu, has been thrashed by a group of people. He has been admitted to a hospital in Palakkad. 

  • 1:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Woman throws on 6-yr-old daughter during protest against Unnao rape case at Safdarjung hospital

    A woman protesting against Unnao rape case, threw petrol on her 6-year-old daughter, outside Safdarjung hospital. The girl has been taken to emergency for the treatment, a woman has been taken into custody by Police.

  • 12:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Priyanka Gandhi reaches Unnao to meet rape victim's family

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi reached Unnao to meet the family of the 23-year-old rape victim, who died at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital on Friday.

  • 12:39 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    32 year-old man gets 10 years RI for raping 7-year-old girl in 2014

    A special court in Karnataka's Shivamogga has sentenced a 32 year-old man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a 7-year-old girl in 2014. Convict has also been fined Rs 30,000 by the court. Victim girl to get compensation of Rs 3 lakhs from the state government.

  • 12:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Robert Vadra moves Delhi court seeking permission to travel abroad for treatment

    Robert Vadra has moved a Delhi court seeking permission to travel abroad for two weeks for his medical treatment and for business. Court has sought reply of Enforcement Directorate on Vadra's plea. Hearing to be held on December 9.

  • 12:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand polls: 28.5pc turnout till 11am amid sporadic violence

    An estimated 28.51 per cent polling was recorded till 11 am on Saturday in the second phase of Jharkhand assembly elections in 20 constituencies, amid sporadic incidents of violence in some districts, officials said.

    The voting commenced at 7 am amid tight security arrangements, officials said.

    Polling in 18 seats will end at 3 pm, while voters in Jamshedpur (East) -- where Chief Minister Raghubar Das is in the fray -- and Jamshedpur (West) constituencies can exercise their franchise till 5 pm, an Election Commission (EC) release said.

  • 12:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rahul Gandhi celebrates Armed Forces Flag Day in Kalpetta, Kerala

    Congress MP Rahul Gandhi at Armed Forces Flag Day celebrations in Kalpetta, Kerala

  • 12:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Akhilesh Yadav to hold shokh sabha in all districts of UP over Unnao rape case

    Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who sat on darna protesting against the Unnao rape case announced to conduct a shokh sabha in all districts of the state. 

    He further said, "Till the day Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, state Home Secretary, and DGP don't resign, justice will not be done."

  • 11:54 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi, Amit Shah, NSA Doval attend All India Conference of Director Generals/Inspector Generals of Police-2019 at IISc, Pune

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, & National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval attend All India Conference of Director Generals/Inspector Generals of Police-2019 at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune.

  • 11:51 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Ex-UP CM Akhilesh Yadav sits on dharna to protest against Unnao rape case

     Samajwadi Party leader and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is sitting on a 'dharna' outside Vidhan Sabha, Lucknow in protest against the Unnao rape case.

    While interacting with the media, Yadav said, "This is an extremely condemnable incident. This is a black day. It is not the first such incident under this BJP Govt. CM had said in this very assembly, 'apradhiyon ko thok diya jayega', they could not save the life of a daughter."

    He further said, "Till the day Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, state Home Secretary, and DGP don't resign, justice will not be done. Tomorrow we will conduct a shokh sabha in all districts of the state over the Unnao rape case."

  • 11:49 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    After postmortem, mortal remains of rape victim being taken back to Unnao

    Mortal remains of Unnao rape victim being taken to her village in Unnao, from Safdarjung hospital in Delhi. She had passed away last night during treatment.

  • 11:47 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Unnao rape victim's postmortem concludes at Safdarjang Hospital in Delhi

    Postmortem of the Unnao rape victim, which was being conducted under the leadership of Dr MK Wahi, Head of Department of Forensic unit, has been concluded. The Uttar Pradesh Police and Delhi Police are completing paper work, but they will not be part of the forensic procedure.  

  • 11:35 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Air quality very poor in Delhi

    The air quality in the national capital was in the "very poor" category Saturday morning.

    The overall air quality in the city was 370 at 9.45 am; it was 'severe' with an AQI of 404 at 4 pm Friday.

    An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category. 

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Vet rape case accused encounter row: Human Rights Commission arrives in Hyderabad

    Human Rights Commission on Saturday arrived in Hyderabad a day after four accused in the veterinarian rape case were killed in an encouter. 

  • 11:22 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 1 injured as cops open fire after group tries to snatch weapons outside poll booth

    One person was injured on Saturday when security personnel opened fire on a group of men who tried to snatch weapons from them in Gumla's Sisai constituency, where polling is underway in the second phase of assembly elections.

    Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Murari Lal Meena said that personnel of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) had to open fire on the men, after they attempted to grab hold of their weapons near booth number 36 in Sisai constituency.

  • 11:15 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    12-yr-old girl escaped from kidnapper in Bengaluru

    A 12-year-old girl escaped from a kidnapper and ran to the nearest police personnel on December 3. Police has registered a case under sections 384 (extortion) and 363 (kidnapping) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). 

  • 11:07 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Petition filed in SC seeking FIR, action against police personnel involved in Hyderabad rape accused encounter

    Petition filed in Supreme Court seeking registration of FIR, investigation and action against police personnel who were involved in encounter of four accused in the gang-rape and murder of a veterinarian in Telangana.

  • 11:05 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    2 arrested in connection of shooting dancer at wedding in Tirka, Madhya Pradesh

    Two people have been arrested in connection with the case where a woman was shot in the face at a wedding ceremony in Tirka village of Chitrakoot, on December 1.

    A woman has been seriously injured after she shot in her face at a wedding ceremony in Tirka village on December 1. Police said,"Three people injured. The firing took place after a dispute on dancing at the wedding. The person who had fired has been identified. Probe underway."

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Priyanka Gandhi to meet Unnao rape case victim's family

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi to meet the Unnao rape case victim's family today. 

  • 10:18 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Yogi Adityanath assures to take Unnao rape case to fast-track court

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that all accused have been arrested and the case will be taken to fast-track court. He expressed grief over death of Unnao rape victim.

  • 9:11 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi extends his wishes to Indian forces on Armed Forces Flag Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his wishes to the Indian forces on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day and hailed their invincible courage.

    PM Modi took to twitter and shared a video of the Indian forces' personnel featuring officers saving other people, marching with the troop, getting honoured with awards etc.

  • 8:38 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tempo driver arrested for raping 5-yr-old in Darbhanga

    A tempo driver arrested on charges of raping a 5-year-old girl in Sadar police station limits of Darbhanga, Bihar. Anoj Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police says, "We have been told the tempo driver took her to a garden and raped her. The victim is undergoing treatment".

  • 8:35 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Man arrested for allegedly attempting to sexually assault 3-yr-old in Unnao

    A man arrested on charges of attempting to sexually assault a three year old girl in Makhi village of Unnao. Vikrant Veer, SP Unnao said, "We arrested the accused from the spot of the incident. Case has been registered, investigation underway".

  • 8:10 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Withdraw Bharat Ratna conferred on Rajiv Gandhi: Sukhbir Singh Badal

    The Bharat Ratna conferred on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi posthumously in 1991 be withdrawn immediately with new evidence proving that he did not allow the army to be deputed in the national capital to stop the genocide being perpetrated on the Sikhs because his family was behind this dastardly act, said Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday in a statement.

    The SAD president said the disclosure of former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has vindicated the SAD's stand that the 1984 massacre could have been averted had Rajiv Gandhi heeded appeals to let the army be called in to tackle arsonists led by Congress party leaders, who systematically targeted the lives and properties of Sikhs.

  • 8:06 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    I appeal to hang Unnao rape case accused within a month: Swati Maliwal

    Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief, Swati Maliwal who is on hunger strike reacted on the death of Unnao rape victim last night. She said, "I appeal to the Uttar Pradesh govt and central govt that the rapists, in this case, should be hanged within a month."

  • 7:26 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Fire at NBCC building, no casualties

    A fire broke out in NBCC Tower at Bhikaji Cama Place on Friday night, a senior fire official said.

    The blaze was brought under control at 12.30 am and no injury has been reported, he said.

    Total 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot after the department received the information at 9.47 pm, the official said.

  • 7:12 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Second phase voting begins for Jharkhand assembly elections

    Voting begins in second phase of polling in 20 Assembly constituencies of Jharkhand, Chief Minister Raghubar Das in fray.

  • 6:57 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    64-yr-old man arrested for killing wife, daughter-in-law over suspicion of extramarital affair

    A 64-yr-old retired teacher was arrested in Rohini, for allegedly murdering his wife, who was a retired DTC employee and daughter-in-law, worked as an air hostess, over suspicion of them having extramarital affair. The man's younger son was also injured while trying to save the deceased.

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand assembly elections: 20 constituencies to undergo second phase polling today

    Jharkhand to undergo the second phase of assembly elections today. 20 assembly constituencies of the state will undergo polling today. 

  • 6:13 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Shooting at US naval station leaves 4 dead, 8 injured

    A Saudi air force trainee opened fire at a US naval station in Florida on Friday, killing three people before being shot dead by police, officials said.

    The shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola also left eight, including two sheriff deputies, injured. Authorities did not rule out the possibility of it being a terrorist attack.

    President Donald Trump expressed shock and grief at the incident and said he was personally monitoring the situation at the Naval Air Station Pensacola, that employs more than 16,000 military personnel and 7,400 civilians.