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Veteran NC leader, Omar Abdullah’s uncle Sheikh Nazir dies

Jammu: Sheikh Nazir, veteran National Conference leader and uncle of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, died at a hospital here this morning. He was 84. "He was....

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM

Patna: Senior Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time on Sunday, After long political political drama which ended rebel party leader....

AAP MLA Ram Niwas Goel booked for ‘raiding’ builder’s house

New Delhi: An FIR has been registered against an AAP MLA on a complaint by a realtor for alleged rioting and causing hurt at one of his properties in Vivek....

Man booked for molesting, threatening to kill woman in Haryana

Jind: A case has been registered against a man on the direction of a local court for allegedly molesting, assaulting, and threatening to kill a woman here. The woman, a....

Mamata Banerjee aide Shibaji Panda arrested from airport in fraud case

Kolkata: Businessman and film producer Shibaji Panja, who accompanied Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her three-day Bangladesh visit, was detained at the airport here by a Delhi Police team in....

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time

Patna: Senior Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar will get back the reins of Bihar on Sunday, capping a fortnight-long political drama which ended in an anti-climax with rebel party....

Mobile app to help girls fight traffickers

Kolkata: A mobile app is giving a new ray of hope to girls in villages of some West Bengal districts, where incidents of child marriage and girl trafficking have been....

J&K Government Formation: BJP, PDP trying to find common ground

NEW DELHI: According to a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both the BJP and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ‘trying hard’ to reach to a common ground on issues such as Article 370 and....

Encounter breaks out in Baramulla

Srinagar: An encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and militants in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. On specific information about the presence of militants in Thak-Gund Village of Sopore....

Espionage case: CM Arvind Kejriwal asks Delhi Police to reach top people

New Delhi: Complimenting the Delhi Police for unearthing the corporate espionage racket, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said it should now target the "top people" benefiting from the leak. "Compliments....

Postmortem conducted on Pansare; last rites today at Kolhapur

Mumbai: A post-mortem examination was today conducted on the body of veteran communist leader Govind Pansare, who died here late last night after he was airlifted to the city from....

Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare passes away

MUMBAI: Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare, who was shot at near his home in Kolhapur on February 16, passed away on Friday at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. Pansare, 82,....

Good news very soon on power tariff cut, free water: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: After a week in office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government was going to cut power tariff and launch a free water scheme "very....

Delhi police constable acquitted in rape case as woman turns hostile

New Delhi: A Delhi Police constable, accused of raping and deceitfully marrying a woman after concealing his first marriage, has been acquitted by a court here after the alleged victim....

NDA hits out at Nitish, Congress says BJP panicked as Manjhi quit

New Delhi: NDA on Friday accused JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar of "sacrificing" a Mahadalit while Congress saw BJP's "panic" behind Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation hours before a trust....

BJP does not ‘repent’ backing Manjhi: Sushil Modi

Patna: BJP on Friday said that it did not "repent" backing Jitan Ram Manjhi during the trust vote as the party wanted to send out the message to people that....

LIVE: Jitan Ram Manjhi addresses media after resignation

PATNA: After weeks of high drama, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday resigned as Bihar Chief Minister ahead of the trust votein the Bihar Assembly. Manjhi submitted his resignation to the state Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. Stay here for the....

Teenage Dalit girl raped, body found hanging from tree in UP

Lakhimpur: In a grim reminder of the infamous Badaun incident, a teenage Dalit girl was raped and her body was later found hanging from a tree in Nighasan area of....

Bihar Crisis: Big blow to Jitan Ram Manjhi, HC bars 8 rebel JD(U) MLAs from voting on confidence motion on Friday

NEW DELHI/PATNA: In a major setback for Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, the Patna High Court on Thursday barred eight rebel Janata Dal (United) from voting during the confidence....

West Bengal: Lady alleges rape by a local youth, family beaten to speak up by the accused

WEST BENGAL: In another shocker form West Bengal, a lady has alleged rape by a local youth. The incident took place while she was alone at her house. After she resisted....

Caught on Camera: Policeman’s son, five others arrested for beating a youth to death

MUMBAI: In a shocking incident caught on camera, a 22-year-old Afzal Beg is allegedly beaten and killed by the group of men on Monday at Malad East in Mumbai. A 22-year-old Amol Ghuge, the son of a....

Knives are out in West Bengal Congress after successive losses

Congress, weakened by regular desertions to ruling Trinamool Congress and a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party eating up the opposition space, is fast waning into a non-entity in Bengal politics leading....

Rajasthan: Woman delivers baby in train toilet; newborn falls on tracks, survives

JAIPUR: In a shocking episode from Rajasthan, a woman on Monday delivered a baby in the toilet of a still train. What added to the horror was that the infant then....

8 kg explosives recovered from Congress leader’s house in West Bengal

WEST BENGAL: In a shocking incident which can bring the Congress to the centre of the target, a leader of its party is surrounded with all troubles.  Eight kg explosive....

Media not allowed entry into Delhi Sectt on AAP’s Day One

Media was not allowed entry into the Delhi Secretariat today on the first working day of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government. Journalists from both print and electronic media were....

BJP MP and singer Babul Supriyo launches love songs album on Valentine’s Day

Kolkata: BJP MP and singer Babul Supriyo today launched his album of love songs, written by Rabindranath Tagore, on the occasion of Valentine's Day. "Today is the day of love....

Rape victim attempts suicide in Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar: A 21-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by a youth attempted suicide here, police said on Sunday. The incident took place yesterday when the girl had gone to collect....

Arvind Kejriwal’s cabinet: Meet the youngest team ever of six

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who on Saturday took the charge after his swearing-in ceremony at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi announced his six member cabinet that....

KOLKATA: Five-year-old allegedly raped by minor inside the BJP office

KOLKATA: In what can be a serious trouble for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Mamata Banerjee’s Kolkata, a 17-year-old boy has been detained for allegedly raping a minor at the BJP’s branch office in Behala in the....

Andhra and Telangana CMs meet to discuss water sharing row

The row between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh over sharing of Krishna river water took a serious turn Friday with police of the two Telugu states clashing at Nagarjuna Sagar dam.....