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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....

MP: Woman allegedly gang-raped, accused absconding

Rajgarh: Four persons gang-raped a woman after abducting her from her house at Cheebadkalan village in the district, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred yesterday. The accused took away....

Police to comply with Mufti’s directive on political prisoners

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police will comply with the directions of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who has sought release of all political prisoners who do not face any criminal....

Minor kidnapped, raped in J&K

Kathua: A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped for two days by a youth here, police said on Saturday. The accused, Vinod Kumar kidnapped her on Thursday from Chak....

PCC urges Rahul Gandhi to take charge as AICC working president

Puducherry: Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday urged party Vice president Rahul Gandhi to take charge as AICC working president to enable the party witness larger opportunities at all levels....

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh hospitalised

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to a hospital in Gurgaon late last night after he complained of uneasiness and breathing difficulty. The 75-year-old has been advised....

Nine held for rioting after two groups clash in Maharashtra

Thane: Nine persons were arrested on charges of unlawful assembly and rioting in Kulgaon Badlapur area of the district following clashes between two groups, police said on Saturday. The arrests....

Groups of youth clash during on Holi

Faridabad: A group of youth allegedly engaged in hooliganism in the Housing Board Colony in Sector-3 of Ballabgarh in the district and vandalised seven cars and a motor bike after....

Lawyers hold ‘beef eating’ protest in Chennai

Chennai: A group of lawyers staged a 'beef eating' protest in the Madras High Court campus here, dubbing it as a 'pre-emptive' measure in the wake of ban on cow....

Bhushan: Kejriwal wants total control

Expelled from PAC of AAP, Bhushan comments on Kejriwal

Ban them not the film

BCI to hold executive meeting to take action against Nirbhaya case lawyers