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

Was National executive vote fixed?

Another controversy stares AAP in the face, was their national exec vote fixed?

Mob Lynches rape accused

Angry Mob in Dimapur drags and beats rape accused to death  

Yogendra Yadav avoids questions

Vishwas and Yogendra Yadav avoid questions on party rift

Nitish Kumar justifies annulling Manjhi cabinet’s decisions

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday justified his government annulling 34 populist decisions taken by his predecessor Jitan Ram Manjhi days before demitting office saying these were basically....

Sajjad Lone dismisses reports of unhappiness over portfolios

Srinagar: Separatist-turned politician Sajjad Lone on Thursday said he was in Kashmir due to personal reasons, and dismissed the reports that he was miffed over being given a low-key portfolio....

Axed from AAP’s PAC at behest of Kejriwal, suggests Prashant Bhusan

New Delhi: Prashant Bhushan on Thursday suggested that he and Yogendra Yadav were axed from the Political Affairs Committee of AAP at the behest of Arvind Kejriwal and the party's....

Mob justice in Nagaland: Rape accused dragged out of jail custody, lynched

Kohima: A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. A mass....

Ex-Bihar CM Ram Sundar Das passes away

Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister and senior JD(U) leader Ram Sundar Das died here today due to age-related problems. He was 95. Das, who was admitted to Patna Medical College....

ISRO espionage case: HC set asides single judge’s order

Kochi: A division bench of Kerala High Court on Wednesday set aside a single bench judgement directing action against former DGP Siby Mathews and other police officials who were part....

Sachin Pilot, 40 others injured in Congressmen-police clash

At least 40 persons, including Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and 10 policemen, were injured on Tuesday when police tried to stop party workers who attempted to 'gherao' the Assembly....

Have no issues over Arvind Kejriwal as National Convenor: Yogendra Yadav

Facing the possibility of being removed from Aam Aadmi Party’s top panel PAC, senior party leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said he has no issues over Arvind Kejriwal continuing as....

Pak spiritual leader violated visa norms: Congress leader

Jaipur: Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Rameshwar Dudi on Tuesday alleged that a spiritual leader from Pakistan, who was in Jaipur recently to attend a wedding, violated visa norms....

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s convoy runs over pedestrian

Karnal: A man was killed on Monday night when he was hit by one of the vehicles in Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's convoy near Taraori in Karnal, police....

Heavy snowfall cuts off Valley from rest of country

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley was today cut off from rest of the country following the season's heaviest snowfall at most places including the summer capital Srinagar. The fresh snowfall - the....

UP govt for single window helpline for quick response to crime

Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh government is mulling a 'single window' helpline for quick response to crime or medical emergency in the state, a senior official said on Friday. Venkat Changavalli, adviser....

Mufti Mohammed Sayeed meets PM Modi ahead of swearing-in of PDP-BJP govt in J&K

New Delhi: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the swearing-in of the PDP-BJP alliance government on Sunday that....

SAD-BJP alliance sweeps civic polls in Punjab, CM Badal calls the verdict ‘pro-people’

Chandigarh: SAD-BJP alliance on Wednesday swept the civic polls in Punjab as it won 1,161 seats out of results declared in 2,037 wards, with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal describing....

Assam police arrest two Maoists, recover arms

Jorabat: Assam Police have arrested two suspected Maoists and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from Jorabat area of Guwahati Wednesday evening. According to reports, the police had....

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....