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Maharashtra Legislature condoles demise of RR Patil, Pansare

Mumbai: Maharashtra Legislature today paid tributes to former state Home Minister late R R Patil and CPI leader Govind Pansare, with members lauding their contribution in political and social sectors....

Situation improving in Dimapur, curfew lifted

The situation in Dimapur town of Nagaland, which witnessed the lynching of a rape accused by a mob on Thursday last, was showing signs of improvement today with lifting of....

Jitan Ram Manjhi sits on protest fast against annulment of his decisions

Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, along with cabinet ministers of his erstwhile regime, on Monday sat on a protest fast at Gandhi Maidan here against the Nitish....

SC seeks Jaya’s reply on plea for removal of PP in DA case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa and others on a plea filed by DMK leader K Anbazhagan seeking removal of public....

Situation under control in Dimapur, 43 arrests made

KOHIMA/DIMAPUR: The situation in Dimapur town of Nagaland, where a mob lynched a rape accused, was on Monday returning to normalcy with curfew being relaxed and markets reopening after three....

21-year-old Assamese student beaten up by locals in south Delhi

New Delhi: A 21-year-old Assamese student was allegedly beaten up by locals in south Delhi's Amar Colony when he was trying to break the lock of someone else's house, mistaking....

Vasundhara Raje blames unemployment for lynchings, says she has to be more than God to stop this

Rajasthan CM Raje to present annual budget today

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who is also holding the Finance Ministry, will present the annual budget of the state for the fiscal year 2015-16 on Monday. Chief Minister....

Nagaland lynching: Police arrest 22 people; internet and SMS service blocked

Police arrested 22 people on Sunday over last week's storming of a high security prison in the northeast of the country and subsequent lynching of a rape suspect, an act....

Centre seeks report from Jammu & Kashmir govt on dreaded separatist Masarat Alam’s release

NEW DELHI: The Union home ministry has sought a report from Jammu & Kashmir government on circumstances leading to release from jail of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam, who has....

Nitish Kumar blames BJP for release of jailed separatist leader

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday blamed BJP for the release of jailed separatist leader Masarat Alam in Jammu and Kashmir and said that the saffron party was....

Wanted Maoist arrested in Bihar

Jamui: A Maoist, carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head was arrested from a village in Bihar's Jamui district, a police officer said on Sunday. Acting on a....

Girl gangraped in moving car in Ludhiana

A 23-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in a moving car after she was abducted by unidentified youths from the posh Raj Guru Nagar locality in Ludhiana, police said on Sunday.....

JKNPP calls for 2-day Jammu bandh over Masarat Alam’s release

Jammu: Seeking dismissal of the Mufti Sayeed government over the release of top separatist leader Masarat Alam, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today announced a two-day bandh in....

Dimapur lynching: Eighteen arrested as protests continue in Nagaland

Kohima: At least eighteen persons have been arrested in connection with the lynching incident in Dimapur even as protests against the killing continued to rock many parts of the state....

Women cops deployed on traffic duty in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

Nagpur: Gadchiroli police in Maharashtra on Sunday handed over the traffic management to its women personnel, on the occasion of International Women's Day. The district police have an all-women traffic....

English medium schools make education ludicrous: Azam Khan

Rampur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said that English medium schools make education "ludicrous" and that they have been "exploiting and looting" the parents of poor students by....

Can’t keep live-in relations outside purview of rape: HC

The Delhi High Court has refused to keep live-in relationships outside the purview of rape under the IPC, saying it would amount to giving them the status of matrimony, which....

Another Nirbhaya-like case in Ahmedabad: Man rapes 6-yr-old girl with 4-ft iron rod

A security guard allegedly inserted an iron rod into a six-year-old girl's private parts, causing her critical internal injuries. Kaushal Anilsingh Chauhan, 24, a native of Uttar Pradesh, assaulted the....

Re-examination of Uber rape victim continues in-camera

  The re-examination of the woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver continued on Saturday in a Delhi court. The woman is being re-examined in-camera by the counsel for accused....

Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam’s release has put alliance with PDP in danger, says BJP

Jammu: The release of top separatist leader Masarat Alam on Saturday on the orders of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has not gone down well with ally BJP which said....

No regrets on Masarat Alam’s detention: Omar after separatist’ release

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday night said he had no "regrets" that his government had detained the hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam who....

Make Delhi safe for women: Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: On the eve of International Women's Day , chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, appealed to all men in Delhi to make the city safe for women. In an audio....

Delhi BJP attacks AAP, says it has become person-centric party

New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Saturday attacked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the issue of removing its senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from Political Affairs Committee and said....

People protest against vandalism in a housing society

Faridabad: All shops remained shut and people staged demonstration in protest against the alleged vandalisation of vechiles during a schuffle between two groups in a housing society at Sector-3 of....

Jammu mass copying case: Chargesheet submitted against 5

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday submitted a charge sheet against five accused, including an examination centre superintendent, who were involved in a racket of mass copying in school....

Naveen asks BJD MPs to play role of opposition in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: Two days after accusing BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre of discriminating against Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked BJD MPs to play the role of opposition in....

Former Rajasthan Minister Dula Ram Nayak passes away

Bikaner: Former Rajasthan Minister Dula Ram Nayak died in Sriganganagar district here. He was 85. Following a complaint of chest pain, Nayak was rushed to a local hospital in Raisingh....

Amnesty International demands investigation into Dimapur lynching incident

Guwahati: Amnesty International India on Saturday demanded that the incident of lynching of the rape accused in Nagaland must be investigated and members of the mob should be brought to....

Sena slams BJP on sharing power with PDP in J&K

Slamming BJP for tying up with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, ally Shiv Sena on Saturday said the saffron party will not only be burning its fingers by joining the....

One killed, 12 injured in Bihar Holi clash

One person was killed and 12 others, including a police official, were injured in a clash between two groups during a Holi procession in Darbhanga, police said on Saturday. The....