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All 10-year-old diesel vehicles banned in Delhi

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday banned all 10-year-old diesel vehicles from plying on Delhi roads. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the....

Delhi Road Rage Case: Two more arrested in Turkman Gate incident

NEW DELHI: Two more persons have been arrested in connection with the road rage incident in Central Delhi's Turkman Gate where a 37-year-old man was beaten to death on Sunday....

Delhi’s most wanted criminal Neeraj Bawana arrested

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested `most wanted criminal` ​Neeraj Bawana. "We have arrested Neeraj Bawana early today (Tuesday) morning from Delhi," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell)....

Explain killings, NHRC tells Andhra Pradesh government

Chennai: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Tuesday it had asked the Andhra Pradesh government to explain how 20 people were killed in a forest by police. The....

President to inaugurate northeast festival

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will on April 11 inaugurate the northeast festival 'Songs and Dances of Northeast' showcasing the rich cultural ethnicity and diversity of the region, an official....

Transfer policy for UP government officers gets cabinet nod

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh government today approved the transfer policy for its officers and employees for 2015-16 as per which officers of group 'A' and 'B' completing six years in a....

Arvind Kejriwal seeks private sector’s support

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday sought the support of private sectors in making Delhi a modern city. Speaking at the Confederation of Indian Industry' (CII) national....

Cinemas should show Marathi movies in Prime Time, says Devendra Fadnavis government

NEW DELHI: After Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, another leader of the Modi brigade has invited controversy and shame for the Bharatiya Janata Party. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has....

Andhra CM chairs emergency meeting after shootout

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday chaired a high-level emergency meeting after 20 red sandalwood smugglers were gunned down by police in Seshachalam forests in Chittoor district.....

Jayalalithaa case: SC verdict on counsel on April 15

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pronounce next week the verdict on DMK leader K Anbazhagan`s plea challenging the appointment of G Bhavani Singh as special....

Brother of BJP parliamentarian allegedly assaults school principal, drives car over him

CHHATTISGARH:  A school principal was allegedly beaten up by the brother of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian in Chhattisgarh. The accused even tried to run over his SUV over....

Udaipur: Rave party raided, over 80 arrested

UDAIPUR: A rave party being held at a resort on the Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway in Rajasthan was raided by the police. 82 people including 16 women were arrested in the raid....

Goa minister Deepak Dhavalikar endorses wife’s remarks that western culture links to rape in India

PANAJI: Another sexist and communal statement from one of our honourable ministers invites shame to the country. Goa minister Deepak Dhavalikar endorsed his wife’s public statement that western culture’s influence....

Smriti Irani case: Fabindia bosses summoned by Goa police

PANAJI: Fabindia bosses, including CEO, MD and 9 other employees, were summoned by Goa police on Tuesday for questioning in connection with the Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s voyeurism case.....

Why ban only slaughter of cows, bulls; what about other animals: HC to Maharashtra government

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government the reason for banning slaughter, possession and consumption of cows, bulls and bullocks only and not including other animals....

892 people killed in road accidents in Kashmir in last 3 years

As many as 892 people have died and 8,733 were injured in 6,067 road accidents in Kashmir Valley during the last three years, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative was informed today. ....

1,253 people returned to J&K from PoK, Pak: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said a total of 1,253 people, including 197 women and 603 children, have returned from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) under the return....

Haryana: Bodies of a couple recovered from a park in Sonepat

SONEPAT: In what is suspected to be a case of ‘honour killing’; naked bodies of a couple were found inside two big trunks dumped near a park in Sonepat district....

Top PDP leader Sameer Kaul quits over party’s alliance with ‘ultra-right’ BJP

Srinagar: National spokesperson of ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Sameer Kaul has resigned from the party alleging that the regional party had compromised on its stated principles. "I feel in....

Goa CM says Fabindia cannot be blamed, faults staffers

Under fire over the voyeurism charge, Fabindia today got the backing of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar who said the company cannot be blamed for the mischief played by some....

Man gets 5 yrs jail for sexually assaulting 6-yr-old boy

Children are an important asset and the future well being of a nation depends on how they develop, a Delhi court has said while sentencing a 20-year-old youth to five....

West Bengal: Spurned lover throws acid at classmate

Canning: A girl suffered burn injuries when her college classmate threw acid at her for rejecting his proposal in South 24 Parganas district, police said on Monday. The girl, a....

MP CM orders SIT probe into killing of cop by ‘sand mafia’

Bhopal: Taking serious note of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Monday said the case....

Minutes before cremation, ‘dead’ infant returns to life

MADHYA PRADESH: In what can certainly be termed as a ‘miraculous’ incident, a family in Jabalpur region of Madhya Pradesh had a pleasant surprise when they saw their new born....

National spokesperson of PDP resigns from party

Srinagar: National spokesperson of ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Sameer Kaul has resigned from the party alleging that the regional party had compromised on its stated principles. "I feel in....

Young woman alleges gang-rape by six people in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: It seems there is no end to crime against women. A young woman, working at a beauty salon in Hyderabad, has alleged that she was gang-raped by six people....

Delhi: Man beaten to death in alleged road rage case

NEW DELHI: In another shocking incident reported from the national capital, a 38-year-old man was beaten to death following an altercation when his motorbike hit a car near Turkman Gate....

7-year-old boy sexually assaulted, set on fire in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra

BHIWANDI: In a shocking & shameful incident, a seven-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted and later set on fire by two men at Padmanagar in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra on Saturday.....

Will make Delhi corruption-free city, says Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday vowed to make Delhi one of the five least corrupt cities in the world in the next five years besides taking steps....

Seven Bangladeshi women get nine month imprisonment for illegal stay

Thane: A local court has sentenced seven Bangladeshi women to nine months imprisonment for staying in Thane district without passport. Thane Principal District Judge RR Gandhi recently held the seven....