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Jayalalithaa’s disproportionate assets case; Supreme Court gives split verdict on removal of Special Public Prosecutor

New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a split verdict on a DMK leader's plea seeking removal of a public prosecutor from representing state in the Karnataka High Court which....

Maharashtra by-poll: RR Patil’s wife wins Tasgaon-Kavthemahankal seat by over 112,000 votes

Sangli: Nationalist Congress Party candidate Suman Patil was elected to the Maharashtra assembly in the by-poll from Tasgaon-Kavthemahankal constituency with a huge margin over her rebel BJP rival, officials said....

Shiv Sena wants mandatory family planning for Muslims, Christians

Mumbai: After stoking controversy with its demand that Muslims be stripped of their voting rights, Shiv Sena on Wednesday advocated compulsory family planning for Muslims and Christians to check their....

Sena workers celebrate victory in by-polls outside Narayan Rane’s house

Mumbai: Shiv Sena workers on Wednesday celebrated its victory in Bandra East by-polls, outside Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane's residence saying there is no place for political opportunism in the country.....

After being molested by cab driver, minor denied entry in school

NEW DELHI: The national capital continues to witness the increasing crime rate against women and children. In a fresh incident, a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the driver of....

Maharashtra bypoll results: Shiv Sena’s Trupti Sawant defeats Congress in Bandra East; NCP Suman Patil retains Tasgaon seat

In the crucial Maharashtra Assembly bypoll, Shiv Sena’s Trupti Sawant has defeated Congress heavyweight and former CM Narayan Rane in Bandra (East) by over 19,000 votes. In the by-election to....

West Bengal: Class IX girl student gang-raped, 4 minors held

Jalpaiguri: A Class IX student was allegedly gang-raped by four minors at a deserted park near river Karala in Jalpaiguri district, police said on Wednesday. The girl, who has identified....

Delhi Road Rage: Woman journalist and colleague roughed up

NEW DELHI: In another case of the road rage in the national capital, a woman journalist and her colleague were beaten up by the occupants of a SUV allegedly for....

Stop non-Hindus’ entry into Har Ki Pauri: Adityanath

HARIDWAR: Stoking another controversy , BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday called for barring non-Hindus in Har Ki Pauri, a famous ghat along the banks of the Ganga in Haridwar.....

In a fresh controversy, Shiv Sena suggests ‘Family Planning’ for Muslims, Christians

MUMBAI: After publishing a controversial column on voting rights for Muslims in its mouthpiece ‘Saamna’, Shiv Sena, jointly ruling Maharashtra with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has featured another provoking article....

Telangana Muslim groups threaten protests over killings

Hyderabad: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and other Muslim groups in Telangana threatened to launch a state-wide protests against the state government, if it failed to order independent inquiry into killing of....

Minor boy sexually abused by temple priest in Faridabad

Faridabad: A four-year-old boy was allegedly sexually abused by a temple priest here, police said today. According to a complaint filed by one Dharmendra, a resident of Arya Samaj Mandir....

Janata Parivar merger won’t affect LJP-BJP tie-up in Bihar: Ramvilas Paswan

Indore: Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday ruled out any adverse impact due to the proposed merger of erstwhile Janata Parivar parties on the prospective alliance between his Lok Janshakti....

Man held for stealing employer’s undergarments

New Delhi: An obsession to collect undergarments of his woman employer and her daughter, landed a 36-year-old driver behind bars as he carried on his activity despite being caught once....

Aam Aadmi Party PAC to decide the fate of rebels Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav today

New Delhi: The Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of Aam Aadmi Party will meet on Wednesday amidst indications of strong action against dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav. The panel....

Maha bypoll counting on Wednesday; result crucial for Narayan Rane

Mumbai: Counting for the by-elections to Bandra East assembly constituency here, where Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane is taking on Shiv Sena and MIM rivals, and Tasgaon-Kavthe Mahankal seat, where Suman....

Rs 5,000 monthly pension for aged farmers: Rajnath Singh

Patna: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a monthly pension of Rs.5,000 for farmers aged 60 or above for their social and financial security. "The Narendra Modi-led government....

BJP leader’s body found near railway tracks in West Bengal

Hooghly: The body of a local BJP leader was found near railway tracks in Hooghly district on Tuesday, with the party claiming that he had been abducted and murdered for....

BJP has betrayed people of Jammu region: JKNPP

Jammu: The Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) has accused BJP of betraying the people of Jammu region with its "shameless surrender" to the PDP-led government on the AIIMS....

Youth killed in encounter militant of Hizbul Mujahideen: Army

Srinagar: Army on Tuesday said the youth killed in an anti-militancy operation in Tral area of Pulwama district yesterday was an overground worker of Hizbul Mujahideen, dismissing claims that he....

Congress, BJP treat Dalits as vote bank: Mayawati

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati lashed out at the Congress and the BJP on Tuesday, accusing the two parties of insulting Bharat Ratna Bhim....

Man burns mother to death after thrashing her brutally

BIHAR: In a shocking episode of inhumanity, a man shocked one and all in his neighbor when he set his mother on fire after dragging her and brutally assaulting her....

Amit Shah to visit Mizoram on Thursday

Aizawl: BJP national president Amit Shah will visit Mizoram on Thursday and address a public meeting here, party officials said. Shah will address a public meeting at the Vanapa Hall....

Political violence rocks West Bengal ahead of Civic Polls

KOLKATA: Political violence has once again shown its ugly head in West Bengal as the state gears up for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and 91 municipalities’ elections. West Bengal headed....

AAP rebels’ meet under way

NEW DELHI: The convention of rebel AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan began this morning with volunteers from across the country terming it a day of “new beginning” even....

Car Theft Racket: Congress lawmaker Rumi Nath arrested for alleged links to countrywide scam

ASSAM: A lawmaker from the Assam Congress Rumi Nath was arrested on Tuesday in her alleged links with a pan-India car theft racket. “We have arrested Rumi Nath from the....

Tamil Nadu celebrates New Year

Chennai: People celebrated the Tamil New Year across the state on Tuesday in a traditional way by visiting temples in the morning. "Puthandu Vazthukkal" (New Year greetings) is how friends....

Nitish, Lalu criticise Sena leader’s anti-Muslim call

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ally, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday criticised Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut for demanding in an article that voting rights of....

Akhilesh Yadav government ‘insensitive’ to farmers’ suffering: BJP

New Delhi: BJP on Monday hit out at the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh for "playing" with farmers' emotions and being "insensitive" to their suffering as it sought immediate....

AAP joins ‘jal satyagraha’ launched by Omkareshwar dam oustees

Khandwa: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today joined the 'jal satyagraha', jointly launched by people affected by Omkareshwar dam project and Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activists at Ghogalgaon village in the....