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Husband working in Saudi Arabia gives instant triple talaq to wife via SMS; father of victim says ‘divorce process is complete’

Husband working in Saudi Arabia gives instant triple talaq to wife via SMS; father of victim says ‘divorce process is complete’

The Winter Session of Parliament ended on 5 January 2018 after the members of the Rajya Sabha failed to pass the triple talaq bill in the Upper House. Meanwhile, just....

WATCH: Despite crying his heart out, Bihar engineer exchanges wedding vows at gunpoint

WATCH: Despite crying his heart out, Bihar engineer exchanges wedding vows at gunpoint

What is more difficult, becoming an engineer or finding a soul mate as an engineer? We know it’s tough but you can sync that thought later because the incident we....

Delhi: Father of 2 stabbed to death for eloping with distant cousin

Delhi: Father of 2 stabbed to death for eloping with distant cousin

In a tragic incident being reported from New Delhi, a man was stabbed to death while is love was severely injured after being brutally attacked by knives allegedly by the....

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to launch farm debt waiver scheme on Sunday

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to launch farm debt waiver scheme on Sunday

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will on Sunday formally launch the farm debt waiver scheme, which will benefit 5.63 lakh farmers in the initial phase. Additional Chief Secretaries DP Reddy....

Uttar Pradesh: To protest low MSP, farmers dump potatoes outside CM's residence

Uttar Pradesh: To protest low MSP, farmers dump potatoes outside CM's residence

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh faced an embarrassing situation on Saturday as quintals of potatoes were thrown by the farmers in front of the Vidhan Sabha building and....

Eating prawns, crabs and shrimps is haraam: Islamic outfit issues fatwa

Eating prawns, crabs and shrimps is haraam: Islamic outfit issues fatwa

Jamia Nizamia, one of the oldest Islamic seminaries in India, has drawn ire of sea food loving Muslims across the country after it issued a fatwa (decree) against prawns, shrimps....

Indian Railways seek permanent pavilion at Pragati Maidan

Indian Railways seek permanent pavilion at Pragati Maidan

The Indian railways have sought permanent space at the revamped Pragati Maidan to showcase around the year its history as well as futuristic plans. The iconic Pragati Maidan complex is....

Sopore IED Blast: Jaish claims responsibility, says Shaheed Afzal Guru Squad carried out attack

Sopore IED Blast: Jaish claims responsibility, says Shaheed Afzal Guru Squad carried out attack

Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the responsibility for an IED blast in Sopore town of Baramulla district in which four policemen were killed and two others seriously injured. In a....

Tamil Nadu bus strike: Unions refuse to end strike, passengers stranded across the state

Tamil Nadu bus strike: Unions refuse to end strike, passengers stranded across the state

The Tamil Nadu state transport corporation (TNSTC) employees strike enters the second day despite the Madras High court orders on Friday which directed striking workers to resume work immediately or....

J&K: 4 policemen killed, 2 seriously injured in IED blast in Sopore

J&K: 4 policemen killed, 2 seriously injured in IED blast in Sopore

Four policemen lost their lives and two others were seriously injured after an IED blast was set off by militants in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday....

Uttar Pradesh: Over 70 killed due to extreme cold weather conditions

Uttar Pradesh: Over 70 killed due to extreme cold weather conditions

Extreme cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Lack of night shelters and amenities have already led to the death of over 70 homeless and....

Uttar Pradesh Government plans to sign MoUs worth Rs 1 lakh cr at investors' summit 2018

Uttar Pradesh Government plans to sign MoUs worth Rs 1 lakh cr at investors' summit 2018

The Uttar Pradesh government is expecting to sign MoUs worth Rs 1 lakh crore for investments during the upcoming investor's summit scheduled in February, an official said here on Friday.....

CM of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee launches government's official emblem

CM of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee launches government's official emblem

  The West Bengal government on Friday launched its official emblem, conceptualized and designed by Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, two days after getting the approval from the....

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Mumbai police denies permission to Sambhaji Bhide from holding rally

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Mumbai police denies permission to Sambhaji Bhide from holding rally

The Mumbai Police on Friday denied permission to Sambhaji Bide, the prime accused of orchestrating violence in Maharashtra, from holding any event or rally in the state. Bhide heads the....

Police brutality caught on cam! Koppal cops thrash men for jumping traffic signal in Karnataka

Police brutality caught on cam! Koppal cops thrash men for jumping traffic signal in Karnataka

In a shocking incident being reported from Karnataka, the police authorities are currently in the docks and are facing criticism after a video showing their inhuman nature towards the offenders....

Sabarimala: Pilgrims wait for 8 hours to get 'darshan' in Lord Ayyappa temple

Sabarimala: Pilgrims wait for 8 hours to get 'darshan' in Lord Ayyappa temple

Authorities here are finding it tough to manage the massive rush of pilgrims at the famed Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. The wait for a pilgrim to get a 'darshan'....

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Jignesh Mevani denies making provocative speech, attacks PM Modi on Dalit issues

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Jignesh Mevani denies making provocative speech, attacks PM Modi on Dalit issues

A day after Pune police registered an FIR against the newly elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, the Dalit leader denied making an inflammatory speech and said his image was being....

Fodder scam case: Got calls from Lalu Yadav's men, but will follow law, says CBI court judge

Fodder scam case: Got calls from Lalu Yadav's men, but will follow law, says CBI court judge

In yet another twist in the fodder scam case, a Special Ranchi Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Judge Shivpal Singh on Thursday said that he got calls from RJD....

Pune clashes: After police cancels Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid's event, students decide to hold programme online

Pune clashes: After police cancels Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid's event, students decide to hold programme online

A day after Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and JNU student Umar Khalid's event was cancelled in Mumbai, student union Chatra Bharti on Friday said that they will take the programme....

Cold wave grips UP, schools to be closed till Monday

Cold wave grips UP, schools to be closed till Monday

A cold wave sweeping over Uttar Pradesh intensified on Friday as the Met forecast more harsh weather in the coming days. All schools up to Class 12 have been closed....

Independent religion status: Both Veerashaiva and Lingayat are same, says B S Yeddyurappa

Independent religion status: Both Veerashaiva and Lingayat are same, says B S Yeddyurappa

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday said that both Veerashaiva and Lingayats are “one and the same”. His comments came in the wake of a....

Warning issued against criminal elements illegally sheltered in AMU hostels

Warning issued against criminal elements illegally sheltered in AMU hostels

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has ordered a verification in campus hostel after police issued an alert to verify criminal elements that are sheltered in the campus illegally. Aligarh police have....

Uttarakhand govt bars media from its offices, says concerned about information leak

Uttarakhand govt bars media from its offices, says concerned about information leak

The government of Uttarakhand has barred the entry of 'unauthorised persons/reporters' into government offices due to leaks of 'confidential information'. “Entry of unauthorized persons/reporters to the sections/offices (of government departments)....

Kolkata airport equipped with landing system to fight fog

Kolkata airport equipped with landing system to fight fog

The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport has started the implementation of CAT III-B Instrument Landing System (ILS) from Thursday, that will allow flights to operate till the visibility drops....

Cold wave in Lucknow forces schools to remain shut till January 7; bone-chilling spell grips North India

Cold wave in Lucknow forces schools to remain shut till January 7; bone-chilling spell grips North India

Taking the cognizance of constant fall in the mercury, the District Magistrate of Lucknow, Kaushal Raj Sharma, ordered all the schools to remain closed till January 7 and to begin....

Mamata draws flak in Assam over NRC updation remark

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee draws flak in Assam over NRC updation remark

Protests were held in Assam on Thursday against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who had termed the recent updation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam a....

Allahabad High Court sitting judge creates history; decides 1 lakh cases in 12 years

Allahabad High Court sitting judge creates history; decides 1 lakh cases in 12 years

In a significant feat, a sitting senior judge Sudhir Agarwal of the Allahabad High Court has created history in India's legal system. He has touched the massive figure of deciding 1 lakh....

Indira canteens scam: Is state govt filling their pockets at the cost of peoples’ meal?

Bengaluru: Massive scam allegation rocks Congress' Indira canteen scheme

In 2017, the Congress government in Karnataka launched low-cost canteens in all the 198 wards of Bengaluru. The canteens were named after the late former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and....

Gujarat: Man allegedly forced to lick shoes of 15 policemen because of his caste

Gujarat: Man allegedly forced to lick shoes of 15 policemen because of his caste

A 38-year-old Dalit man Harshad Jadav alleged that he was forced to lick shoes of at least 15 policemen at a police station in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. According to the victim,....

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid booked for their 'provocative' Pune speeches

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid booked for their 'provocative' Pune speeches

After the violent clashes erupted between Dalit groups and supporters of right-wing Hindu organisations in Pune, the city police on Wednesday night registered a criminal case against Gujarat MLA Jignesh....