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Bengal Missionary School gets threatening letters, police complaint lodged

KOLKATA: A missionary school in north Bengal, located about 70 km from Jalpaiguri town lodged a police complaint after finding threatening letters in the school premises. The four hand-written letters....

CBI raids residences of Odisha Central Bank of India employees

Odisha: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) units in Kolkata and Uttar Pradesh jointly raided the residences of the managers and employees of Central Bank of India in Bhubaneswar and....

DAA has ceased to exist, AFSPA continues to be in force in J&K: Govt

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government tonight said that the Disturbed Areas Act, 1997 has ceased to exist since 1998 but the AFSPA continues to remain in force in the....

Minor Dalit girl raped by neighbour in Haryana

Jind: A 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a neighborhood youth when she stepped outside her house to answer the call of nature in Ram colony here,....

Azam skirts comment on SC order on Section 66A

Lucknow: In the eye of a storm over arrest of a student for allegedly posting "objectionable" remark against him, SP leader Azam Khan Tuesday refused to comment on the Supreme....

Nitish worried over attack on places of worship in country

Patna: Expressing concern over attacks on places of worship in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday said "everybody has the freedom to pursue his religion and maintaining it....

Congress Leader Narayan Rane Files Nomination for Bandra East Assembly Bypoll

MUMBAI:  Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane today filed his nomination papers for the Bandra East Assembly seat by-election to be held on April 11. Accompanied by former Maharashtra Chief Minister....

KBC chit fund founder’s properties sealed: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said that the properties of KBC chit fund founder have been sealed and a deputy collector has been appointed to auction it.....

‘EC to complete linking Aadhaar with photo ID cards by August’

Guwahati: The Election Commission of India Tuesday said it would complete linking of Aadhaar numbers with voter photo identity cards across the country, except Northeast, by August this year. "By....

HC notice to Gujarat over Narayan Sai’s bail plea in alleged rape case

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the state government over a temporary bail plea of Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram, who is behind....

Saradha group chief Sudipta Sen sent to 14 days judicial custody

Darjeeling: Saradha Group chief Sudipta Sen, the prime accused in the multi-crore ponzi scheme scam, was sent to 14 days judicial custody by a local court in connection with a....

Will revive party organisation to repeat 2012 performance: SP

Lucknow: With an aim to form government in Uttar Pradesh for the second time in 2017 and counter growing influence of BJP, the ruling Samajwadi Party will revive the organisation....

Two-day Delhi Assembly begins today; amendment to VAT on agenda

New Delhi : A two-day Delhi Assembly session will be convened today for tabling the vote on account for the first three months of the next financial year even as....

Devendra Fadnavis should apologise to Christians if church attackers not held in 48 hours: Congress

Opposition Congress on Monday asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to take moral responsibility and tender apology to the Christian community if the culprits of the attack on a Catholic....

Talks between warring AAP camps on the verge of collapse

New Delhi: Less than a week before its crucial National Council meeting, the ongoing negotiations between the two warring camps within AAP are on the verge of collapse as neither....

Protest march against ban on beef in Mumbai today

Mumbai: Thousands of individuals are more likely to be part of protest march on Tuesday against the ban on beef in Maharashtra. The march will begin from Deonar Abattoir and....

Bihar mass cheating: Lalu Prasad Yadav favours open-book system in examination

PATNA: In context of the ongoing controversy over mass examination cheating in Bihar caught on camera, former Chief Minister and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav delivered controversial remarks likely to....

Church attacks: 6 held in Jabalpur, no breakthrough in Maharashtra

Jabalpur/Mumbai: Amid widespread outcry over an attack on a cathedral and a church-run school in Jabalpur in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, police on Monday arrested six people belonging to a right-wing....

10 civilians killed, 89 injured in firing by Pakistan along IB

Ten civilians lost their lives while 89 others were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Jammu region between January 2014 and February this....

Meghalaya seeks exemption from Centre’s Mines and Mineral Act

Shillong: Meghalaya Assembly on Monday passed a resolution seeking Presidential notification exempting the tribal state from the purview of the Government of India's Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act,....

Nun gang-rape: Caretaker of Ranaghat missionary school interrogated by CID

Kolkata: The watchman of the Ranaghat Missionary School, where a septuagenarian nun was gang-raped a few days back, was interrogated by CID officials today over discrepancies in his statement. Jayanta....

AFSPA to gradually scrap out from Jammu and Kashmir: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

JAMMU: After the twin terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir killing three security personnel, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday gave a statement that is likely to create fresh....

77 killed in witch hunting incidents since 2010 in Assam

Guwahati: At least 77 people were killed and 60 others injured in witch-hunting incidents in Assam since 2010, the Assembly was informed on Friday. In a written reply to a....

J&K Sikh body against minority status for Kashmiri Pandits

Srinagar: A Sikh organisation in Kashmir today opposed the recommendation of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits saying such a move will have "serious repercussions".....

Six arrested for vandalising church in MP

Six persons allegedly involved in vandalising a cathedral premises and a Catholic school, where people had gathered for a religious convention, were arrested Monday morning. “We have arrested six persons....

Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corp to launch mint-flavoured tea

State-owned Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corporation (TANTEA), which currently sells tea in ginger, lemon and elaichi flavours, plans to soon launch the beverage in mint flavour, a company official said....

DK Ravi’s Death: Karnataka government announces CBI probe

BENGALURU: As the protest over the mysterious death of IAS Officer DK Ravi’s continues to escalate, the Karnataka government has finally bowed down to the pressure and handed over the....

Kerala Assembly adjourns sine die amid protest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition continuing its stir against Finance Minister K M Mani, facing bribery charges in bar scam, the Kerala Assembly today adjourned sine die on a....

Martyrs’ Day: Chandigarh Municipal Corp. uses US Army men images instead of Indian soldiers

NEW DELHI: The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation committing a serious faux pas has put up the photographs of the United States (US) Army personnel instead of Indian Army soldiers in its....

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy office at Rs. 333 per month in New Delhi

NEW DELHI:  Notwithstanding its grand headquarters at the prime ITO area in the national capital, Lalu Prasad Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy an office in VP House at....