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Muslims responsible for bringing bad name to their community, says Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind

Bijnor: Muslims themselves are responsible for bringing a bad name to the community and creating the "Islam's image of terror", Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Mehmood Madani on Saturday said....

IIT Kanpur, BHEL sign MoU to develop advance technology

Kanpur: IIT Kanpur and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of advance technology, a statement issued by IIT said on Saturday. As....

Ajmal Kasab never asked for Biryani: Ujjwal Nikam

JAIPUR:  26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab's demand for Mutton Biryani in jail was just a myth and was "concocted" to stop an "emotional wave" which was being created....

J&K attacks militants’ attempt to raise their low morale: Parrikar

New Delhi: The two back to back terror attacks in Jammu is an attempt by the militants to boost their morale which has come down due to the Army operations,....

Executive engineer suicide: Kanimozhi to raise issue in Parliament

Tirunelveli: DMK MP Kanimozhi Saturday said she would raise in Parliament the 'inaction' of the ruling AIADMK into the death of an executive engineer of the agro engineering department, who....

Siddaramaiah declines to head task force on Swachh Bharat

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that he has declined an offer by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the convenor of a task force to implement "Swachh....

Centre soft towards Pakistan, says Congress

Jammu: Congress on Saturday condemned the terror attacks in Kathua and Samba districts, saying such incidents cannot break the resolve of the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir even as....

IAS Officer’s Death: ‘We will not protect anybody,’ Says Karnataka Chief Minister

BENGALURU:  Amid a growing chorus for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of an IAS officer, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today asserted that the government was not protecting anybody....

Saradha scam: ED summons industrialist Neotia, painter Shuvaprasanna

Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the money trail of Saradha ponzi scam, has summoned industrialist Harsh Neotia and painter Shuvaprasanna for interrogation. Both Neotia and the painter would be....

Sonia Gandhi meets Rajasthan farmers, promises Congress help

Kota: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said her party would bring pressure on the Rajasthan government and the Centre to provide the maximum relief to the farmers whose crops were....

Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah confident of sweeping UP Assembly polls

Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today exuded confidence of repeating BJP's Lok Sabha feat in 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. The senior BJP leader also accused the opposition parties....

CISF personnel avert two suicide attempts at Delhi Metro

New Delhi: Alert CISF personnel have averted atleast two suicide attempts in the last two days at the Delhi Metro network here. Officials said the first incident occurred today afternoon....

2 held for allegedly duping bank customers

New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly duping several gullible bank customers by replacing their currency notes with paper bundles on the pretext of helping them. Anil Parshad....

J&K Government to start gradual process of AFSPA revocation: Mufti

Jammu: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said his government would initiate the gradual process of scrapping the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Jammu and Kashmir even as the....

Attack on LDF women MLAs: CPI(M) MPs approach NCW

Thiruvananthapuram: Two CPI(M) women MPs have approached the National Commission for Women (NCW) seeking its immediate intervention in the issue of alleged "physical and mental harassment" of LDF women MLAs....

Congress walks out of Assembly over Sewerage Treatment Plant issue

Chandigarh: Congress today staged a noisy demonstration before walking out of the Assembly over the issue of installation of Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) in different cities across the state. Leader....

IAS Officer DK Ravi’s death: Congress President Sonia Gandhi suggests Karnataka CM to handover probe to CBI

NEW DELHI: For a ‘better’ interrogation, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has advised the Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the investigation into the mysterious death of IAS officer DK....

Minor American national raped in Gurgaon

GURGAON: A US national was allegedly raped by an African man, reportedly her Facebook friend in Gurgaon, police informed. 16-year-old minor from Texas lives in Gurgaon with her mother who....

Nun discharged from hospital, leaves for undisclosed destination

Ranaghat: The septuagenarian nun, who was gangraped at a convent here, was discharged from hospital in the wee hours today and she left for an undisclosed destination, even as no....

Article 370 cannot be scrapped: Omar Abdullah

Jammu: Former chief minister and NC leader Omar Abdullah on Thursday asserted that Article 370 of the Constitution cannot be scrapped and the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir....

West Bengal: Nun wants to stay for more time in hospital, no arrests made

Ranaghat(WB): No arrests have been made even five days after the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school even as the traumatised woman's plea to stay on for....

Saradha: ED issues fresh summons to Mithun Chakraborty

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Mithun Chakraborty for allegedly failing to submit documents to the agency in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam.....

Delhi High Court directs DGCA to deregister six SpiceJet aircraft

New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to deregister six aircraft given on lease to low-cost airline SpiceJet by two Irish firms.....

Six more die of swine flu in Rajasthan, toll reaches 397

Jaipur: Six more persons have succumbed to the H1N1 virus in last 24 hours in parts of Rajasthan, raising the death toll to 397 this year, an official said on....

Dimapur Rape Accused Murder Case: Nagaland Government Recommends CBI Probe

KOHIMA: Nagaland government has recommended CBI inquiry into the March 5 Dimapur lynching case, chief minister T R Zeliang said today. The decision was taken by the cabinet at a....

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway reopens for one-way traffic

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was on Thursday re-opened for one-way traffic, three days after landslides caused by rainfall forced its closure. "The highway has been reopened for light motor....

Land acquisition simplified in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Even as opposition parties stoutly opposed the Centre's land bill, Uttar Pradesh government has simplified the acquisition process under which land could be sold through a simple agreement between....

Archbishop welcomes govt move to hand nun rape case to CBI

Kolkata: Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza on Wednesday welcomed the West Bengal government's move to hand over the investigation of Rangaghat nun gangrape case to CBI. "In a way we....

West Bengal: Government to hand over nun gangrape case to CBI

West Bengal government has decided to hand over the Rangaghat nun gangrape case to CBI "considering the seriousness and sensitivity of the case", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said....

Karunanidhi to lead DMK protest against Land Bill

Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi will lead the party's protest against the NDA's Land Acquisition Act here on Friday. While Karunanidhi will head the protest at Valluvar Kottam area here,....