PHD scholar battling depression goes missing from University of Hyderabad

A PHD scholar from the University of Hyderabad where the Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide has gone missing today. University doctors say that the scholar was battling depression and was admitted at the university health centre for a medical check up. Continue Reading ...

CCTV captures leopard entering a school in Bangalore and attacking forest officials

With the dramatic expansion of urbanism, increasing contacts with wildlife is a growing concern. One such incident occurred in a school in Bangalore today where a leopard unknowingly entered a school compound trying to escape capture from forest officials. This incident occurred at the Vibgyor School in Bangalore. Continue Reading ...

International Fleet Review: Global navies need to cooperate and not compete, says Modi

Global navies need to cooperate not compete to secure oceans to propel the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday as representatives from 50 navies participated in the International Fleet Review. Continue Reading ...

Burnt body of missing DU student found in a ventilation shaft

A body of a third year Delhi University student was found late last night yesterday at her friend's residence in Shakti Nagar in North-west Delhi. The victim was first burned and the corpse was hidden in the shaft of a ventilation area. Continue Reading ...

J&K impasse: Omar says no possibility of an alliance with BJP

Throwing his weight in the continuing stalemate between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and People's Democratic Party (PDP) over formation of government in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah today thwarted BJP's overtures for an alliance with the J&K National Conference (NC) by saying that there was no possibility of an alliance. Continue Reading ...

Narendra Modi launches IOCL refinery in Paradip; expresses regret over delays

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 15-million tonnes a year refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) here, and expressed regrets over delay in execution of different projects. Continue Reading ...

Kapu agitation: Leader and wife continue indefinite hunger strike on quota issue

Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham and his wife on Sunday continued their indefinite fast for the third day in support of the demand for reservation for the community in education and jobs in Andhra Pradesh. Continue Reading ...

72-year-old school principal arrested for attempted rape of an 8-year-old

A 72-year-old school principal has been arrested for an alleged rape attempt on an 8-year-old. The shocking allegation came to light after the victim refused to go to school. Continue Reading ...

Four smugglers shot dead by BSF in Punjab; 10 kgs of heroin seized

The Border Security Forces (BSF) in the Khemkaran sector of Punjab's Tarn Taran district shot down four international smugglers. Of the four smugglers shot dead, two smugglers are identified as Pakistanis while the other two are Indian nationals. Continue Reading ...

UP elections: BJP core group meet underway

Uttar Pradesh BJP core committee is in the party headquarters in Delhi to discuss strategies about up elections and finalization of state BJP president. Continue Reading ...

Azam Khan's allegations against PM stirs controversy

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has stirred a controversy again by making statements against PM Narendra Modi. Continue Reading ...

Withdrawing troops from world's highest battlefield not a solution: Parrikar

Terming the recent death of 10 soldiers in an avalanche on the Siachen glacier "painful", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday that withdrawing troops from the world's highest battlefield could not be a solution. Continue Reading ...

Taiwan earthquake: Death toll rises to 26

The toll from a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday has risen to 26 by Sunday. Continue Reading ...

Income tax official arrested for bribery

The CBI has arrested a deputy commissioner in the income tax department and his employee from Haryana on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs.2 lakh from a businessman to not impose a heavy penalty on him, an official said on Sunday. Continue Reading ...

Security forces kill 10 terrorists in J&K in two weeks: Army

Security forces killed 10 separatist guerrillas in Kashmir in the last two weeks while ensuring there was no civilian casualty in different operations, the army said on Sunday. Continue Reading ...

First joint tactical exercise of Indian and Chinese armies held in Ladakh

The Indian and Chinese armies have held their first joint tactical exercise in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior defence official said on Sunday. Continue Reading ...

#JusticeForDivyansh: Parents demand CBI probe pushing allegations of sexual assault

Parents of recently deceased 6-year-old, Divyansh’s parents allege that the boy was possibly sodomised and that his death was not an accident. Continue Reading ...

West Bengal resident arrested over Facebook post against the TMC

In a reminder of the 2012 incident that happened in Jadavpur University when professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and his neighbour were arrested for emailing a spoof on Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee, the police arrested a resident of Malbazar of New Jalpaiguri district for allegedly posting a comment against the local TMC councillor on the internet. Continue Reading ...

Specially-abled youth found dead after being taken away by police

A specially-abled youth has been found dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district. The man was allegedly picked up by the cops on Friday and today his body was found on the road. Continue Reading ...

Bengaluru racist attack: Senior police officer suspended in Tanzanian assault case

A senior police officer was suspended for dereliction of duty and two more people arrested for being part of a mob that assaulted a Tanzanian woman in the city last week, a top police official said on Saturday. Continue Reading ...

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