Manish Tewari Calls Pakistan's Action on Hafiz Saeed an 'Eye Wash'
Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari has termed as an "eye wash" the detention of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan and asked it to hand over the JuD chief to India.
I am Safe in UK, India Has No Grounds to Extradite Me, Says Vijay Mallya
Vijay Mallya, the one-time billionaire who co-owns the Force India Formula One team, said on Wednesday Indian authorities had no grounds to extradite him from Britain and he would not be leaving.
Shopian: 3 Jawans, One Woman Killed in Terrorist Ambush in J&K
The attack happened when an army patrol was returning from cordon operation in Kungoo village.
Pregnant Woman Kicked in Stomach, Loses Baby; BJP Leader Held
A pregnant woman lost her baby after being kicked in the stomach during a scuffle over playing microphone in high volume in Nadia district, police said on Wednesday.
Absconding Vijay Mallya Appears in UK for Launch of F1 Car
Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in India for Rs 9,000 crore loan default, was on Wednesday seen at an event in UK promoting a new Formula One car launched by his team Sahara Force India.
High Time to Act on Judicial Reforms: President Mukherjee
There is no dearth of talent in the country but there must be a system in place to address such issues, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday.
Courts Don't Delay, Says CJI, Asks Govt to Cut Litigations
CJI J S Khehar said judiciary should not be blamed for pendency of cases and suggested that the govt instead cut down on the number of litigations filed by it.
Eight Cops Injured in ABVP-AISA Clashes at Ramjas College
Clashes between members of the RSS-backed ABVP and the Left-leaning AISA at Delhi University’s Ramjas College left eight police personnel injured, the Delhi Police said on Wednesday.
In a Breach of Security Protocol, Navy Gives out Rough Location of Vessel on Twitter
Indian Navy Spokesperson on Wednesday took to Twitter to give rough location and approach time of the force's vessel to conflict zone in Yemen, in what seems to be breaking security protocol.
Video Shows Man Kneading Dough With Feet at Delhi Hotel, Action Follows
A Food Safety Department team on Wednesday collected food samples from the city's popular Kake Da Hotel after a video purportedly showing a person kneading dough with his feet emerged on social media.
Efficient Governance Can Lessen the Burden of Judiciary: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efficient governance can lessen the burden of judiciary and his government is in the process of cleaning the system.
Kambala Bill Sent to President For Assent
A Bill passed recently by Karnataka Assembly to legalise traditional buffalo race 'Kambala' and bullock cart races has been sent to the President for his assent.
CBI Files FIR Against Dental Council of India Chief on Graft Charges
CBI has registered a case against President of Dental Council of India (DCI) Dibyendu Mazumdar and three others for alleged cheating and corruption for favouring a dental college in increasing seats.
Cop Takes on Shobhaa De for 'Fat Shaming' Him on Twitter
A policeman who was 'fat shamed' by Shobhaa De on Twitter has hit back at the author-columnist for 'mocking' him and asked her to suggest weight-loss tips.
China Demands Proof Against Masood Azhar, India Says Onus Not on Us
India on Wednesday hit out at China for demanding "solid evidence" for getting JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN, saying the extent of his actions were "well-documented" and the "burden of proof" was not on it.
After 'SCAM', BJP Coins 'KASAB' Acronym for Congress, SP and BSP
BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday dubbed Congress, SP and BSP as "KASAB", adding yet another acronym in the Uttar Pradesh poll campaign, and said development will elude the state till "Kasab is laid to rest".
Gujarat Govt Announces Judicial Inquiry in Naliya Gang Rape Case
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday announced in the state Assembly that a judicial inquiry will be held in the Naliya gang rape case in which four BJP workers are among the accused.
Navy to Get 'Made in India' Surface Surveillance Radar
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday announced that the Indian Navy is all set to get a Surface Surveillance Radar (SSR) under the government’s ‘Make in India’ push.
3 Lakh Indian-Americans Could be Hit by Donald Trump's Immigration Plans
Nearly 300,000 Indian-Americans are likely to be impacted by the Trump administration's sweeping plans that put the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation.
Can Uploading of Obscene Videos be prevented, SC Asks Google
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought to know from internet service provider Google whether it could "prevent" uploading of obscene contents like videos of sexual violence on websites
Two IPS Officers, Missing From Work for 12 Years, Forced to Resign by Govt
Two Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, who have been missing from work for than 12 years, have been forced to resign by the union government.
Maneka Gandhi Cracks Down on C-Sec Deliveries, Hospitals Told to Give Data
The Ministry of Women & Child Development has asked the Union Health Ministry to make it mandatory for hospitals to display the number of caesarean deliveries being conducted.
SBI ATM Spits Out Fake Rs 2,000 Notes by 'Children Bank of India'
A Delhiite’s trip to an ATM of the State Bank of India revealed the extent of the fake currency racket in the country when the machine dispensed fake Rs 2,000 notes from the ‘Children Bank of India’.
Priyanka, Katrina and Deepika To Wed This Mahashivratri
On the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri on Thursday, Priyanka, Katrina and Deepika will tie the nuptial knot during a Swayamvar in Uttarakhand.
Clashes at Delhi's Ramjas College Over Invitation to JNU's Umar Khalid
On Tuesday, Ramjas College cancelled a seminar titled ‘Culture of protest’ after ABVP activists protested against Khalid and Rashid’s participation at the event.
'Shoot' Celebratory Gun Shots in Marriages and Get Rs 10,000 Reward
Not able to curb accidents caused due to celebratory gun shots in marriages, Gwalior administration has now come up with a noble idea.
Telangana Protests: Reasons Behind the Agitation
The Telangana Joint Action Committee on Wednesday started an agitation against the state government over unemployment and agrarian distress. Here are some facts behind the protests
Kozhikode Fire: 10 Shops Gutted After Suspected Cylinder Blast
The fire started Modern Textiles shop at SM Street (Mithayi Theru) and spread to other shops in the vicinity causing damage.
Was TN Trust Vote Legal? Madras HC Demands Video of Assembly Ruckus
The Madras High Court on Wednesday asked DMK to submit a video of the ruckus in the state assembly to back its petition challenging the trust vote won by Chief Minister E Palaniswami.
SC Directs Centre To Frame Policy For Rehabilitation of Cured Mental Inmates
The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to frame a policy on rehabilitation of mental asylum inmates considered to be cured.
Public Funds For Private Vows, KCR Donates Rs 5 cr Gold to Tirumala Temple
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has offered gold ornaments worth Rs 5 crore at the Tirumala Tirupati temple amid raging criticism he is using public funds to fulfil personal vows.
6 Killed as Fire Breaks Out in Air Cooler Godown in Hyderabad
Six workers were charred to death after a major fire broke out at an air cooler godown in Attapur area on Wednesday, police said.
At least 17 Bengal Children Fall Prey to Child Trafficking
At least 17 untraceable children are believed to have fallen victims to child trafficking with an international footprint, in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.
Peace Incomplete if Pandits Don't Feel They Can Live 'Again' in Kashmir
"Please pray on holy night of Shivrati to God to create peace in Kashmir so that all migrants could return to their homes and hearths with respect and dignity," she said.
PM Modi Asks US to Have 'Balanced and Far-sighted' View on H1B Visas
Amid the Trump Administration's move to curb H1B visas that will impact India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pressed the US to have a "balanced and farsighted perspective" on the movement of skilled professionals.
'Climate of Fear' in Indian Universities Detrimental to Democracy: Amartya Sen
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Tuesday said that the 'climate of fear' in Indian universities is detrimental to the country's democracy.
Yet to See if Hafiz Saeed's House Arrest Result of Pak's 'Wise Thinking': Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said it has to be seen whether terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed's house arrest was the result of "real wise thinking" on the part of Pakistan or simply because things had started "burning under their feet".
Rohith Vemula's Suicide Letter Made me Cry: Varun Gandhi
BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Tuesday recalled how he broke down after reading a suicide letter written by the Hyderabad University PhD scholar Rohith Vemula before he hanged himself on the campus in January 2016.
German Tourist Molested on Way to Chamundi Hills in Mysore
The woman had gone to see the sunset and took the stairs to climb down the hill.
Ramjas Calls off Seminar as ABVP Protests Umar Khalid's Presence
Ramjas College on Tuesday called off a seminar being held on campus after members from the students’ union DUSU and ABVP protested the participation of JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid.
Accused of Sexually Harassing Students, Government School Teacher Arrested
A government school teacher has been arrested in Telangana’s Mahabubabad district for allegedly sexually harassing his girl students.
Govt Invokes Emergency Clause to Maintain Production of Coronary Stents
The government on Tuesday made it mandatory for stent makers to maintain production and supply of coronary stents by invoking an emergency clause under drug price control law citing reports of shortage in market.
India to Host 2019 Combined World Cup for Shooting
India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019, a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will further boost the country's profile as a global shooting destination.
SC Questions Source of Money in Teesta Setalvad's Frozen Account
The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the source of money in the bank accounts of social activist Teesta Setalvad and others which were frozen by Ahmedabad police in 2015 after allegations of misappropriation.
Citizenship For Migrants' Kids: SC Constitution Bench to Hear Matter
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said a constitution bench would in May hear the question whether the children of illegal migrants born here can avail the benefit of citizenship under the existing law.
Draft the Perfect Uniform Civil Code and Win a Prize
The Uniform Civil Code is still being discussed at a nascent level within the judiciary and Law Commission of India, but academic institutions have gone a step ahead and launched competitions to draft the perfect code.
To Avoid Food Wastage, J&K Govt Restricts Guests, Dishes at Weddings
In a bid to curtail food wastage, the PDP-led government in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday issued an order regulating the number of cuisines one can offer, and the guests one can invite to weddings.
PETA to Move SC Against Laws Allowing Jallikattu, Kambala
However, PETA has not yet decided on whether it will challenge the state assembly legislations separately or together.
Rajasthan BJP MLA, Husband, Others Booked For Thrashing Policeman
Rajasthan BJP MLA Chandra Kanta Meghwal, her husband Narendra Meghwal, party workers along with five policemen were booked on Tuesday for unlawful assembly and voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from duty, police said.
Zakir Naik Responds to ED Summons, Says Ready to Give Statement Via e-facility
Controversial televangelist Zakir Naik has responded to the ED summons in connection with a money laundering case and said he is willing to give statement via any electronic media facility.
Preparing for 2019, UP Muslims Now See Their Future Tied to Alliances
Muslims in UP are like a puzzle that all parties try to analyse and understand, mostly around elections. Which way will they vote? Which candidates will they support? Whose bidding will they do? Will they vote as a bloc? Will they vote individually? Will they be swayed by blandishments? Will they be influenced by local clerics? Questions upon questions stack up without any answers.
Kerala Actress Assault Case: One More Held, Police Probing Conspiracy Angle
One more person who is accused of abducting and assaulting a noted Malayalam actress was taken into custody on Tuesday, police sources said, adding he has confessed that the crime was committed with an aim to extort money.
IPL Betting Scam: CBI Arrests Ex ED Joint Director For 'Bribery'
CBI on Tuesday arrested J P Singh, the then Joint Director in Enforcement Directorate, who was facing the agency's probe for allegedly receiving bribe from accused in IPL cricket-betting scam investigated by him.
Passengers to Grade Rajdhani, Shatabdi Trains on Cleanliness
Passengers will now be involved in judging cleanliness level of popular trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto as well as major stations across the country.
BMC Polls 2017: Rekha, Gulzar, Zoya Akhtar Come Out to Vote
Film personalities, including veteran actress Rekha, noted lyricist Gulzar, well-known actor Paresh Rawal and his wife Swaroop Sampath, Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, John Abraham, Vivek Oberoi and director Zoya Akhtar stepped out to vote.
Sasikala to Serve 13 More Months in Jail if Fine is Not Paid
The Supreme Court had on February 14 restored Sasikala's conviction in the disproportionate assets case, awarding four years jail term to her and her relatives, besides imposing a fine of Rs 10 crore each.
BMC Election: Who Actually controls it? A Primer on India's Richest Civic Body
The mayor has the power to spend up to Rs 1 crore a year on civic projects. In accordance with the nominal role, the mayor attends to foreign dignitaries and heads of states visiting the city.
Srinagar-Jammu Highway Shut Due to Landslides
The official said men and machinery have been pressed into service to clear off the muck left behind by the landslides and the road is expected to reopen for traffic tomorrow.
Absence of Credibility Haunting PM Modi, Says Ashok Gehlot
"But, in the larger interest of the nation and UP, and to stop fascist and communal forces of the BJP from storming to power, the alliance was eventually approved by both the parties," he said.
1 Killed, 4 Injured as KSRTC Bus Catches Fire
A 58-year-old woman was killed and four others sustained injuries when a Karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus caught fire in the outskirts of the city.
Rs 1,000 Note to be Reintroduced by RBI and Govt, Not Clear When
The Reserve Bank of India and the government have finalised plans to launch a new series of 1000 rupee notes to replace the ones that were withdrawn, Indian Express reported citing a government official they didn’t identify.
Accused of Stealing Phone, Kids' Hands Dipped in Boiling Oil
To extract their innocence, Chhagan got the oil heated in a pot and asked the kids to dip their hands one by one promising that the honest ones won’t be harmed by the boiling oil.
BSF Foils Infiltration Bid at LoC, Shoots Dead Militant
Officials said the incident occurred around midnight when Border Security Force (BSF) troops deployed along the LoC fence in Keri sector of Rajouri detected some suspicious movement.
Woman Held for Practising Black Magic, Injuring One in Kerala
A 37-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly performing black magic and injuring another woman near Nadapuram in the district, police said on Tuesday.
Hauz Khas Rape Case: Delhi Police Arrest One Person
The incident happened on the night of February 18 when the woman was returning from a party in Hauz Khas village along with her friends and cousins.
CBI Books ex-chief AP Singh For Favouring Meat Exporter Moin Qureshi
CBI sources said a case has been registered against Singh, Qureshi, his employee Aditya Sharma, owner of Trimax group of companies Pradeep Koneru and other unknown persons.
Police Week Celebration: 1,200 Girls Display Self-defence Techniques in Delhi
More than 1,200 girls from various schools and colleges in Delhi displayed self-defence techniques during the Police Week celebration on Monday.
Another Ponzy Scheme on Like-social-media Page Busted
Special Investigation Team of the Gurugram police has arrested four persons for duping over 5,000 people for operating the fraudulent scheme in Badshahpur area of the district.
India Can Develop Space Station, Says ISRO Chief
isro chairman A S Kiran Kumar on Monday said the country has the capability to develop a space station, but it needed a long-term approach and an ambitious planning.
Karnataka Man Forced to Carry Daughter's Dead Body in a 2-wheeler
Tragedy struck a poor family in Tumakuru on Monday when not only did they lose their daughter, but had to go through the ignominy of carrying her dead body in a two-wheeler as no ambulance was available at the government hospital.
Now, a Calendar Highlighting 'Achievements' of Burhan, Afzal in J-K
The calendar highlighting terrorists as martyrs has become a source of information for the security forces to plan strategies against them in the valley.
'Positively Shameless': A Play Challenging Child Sexual Abuse
“My uncle abused me when I six,” recalled a girl during her performance at IIFT auditorium in Delhi. While some might think that it was just a theatrical performance, it was actually a real life experience shared by the actor, in a therapeutic manner.
Arms Dealer Sanjay Bhandari Spotted in London, CBI Moves Interpol
Alleged arms middleman Sanjay Bhandari, supposed to be on the run, was discovered in London by CNN-News18, triggering renewed efforts by the Indian government to bring him to book.
India World's Largest Importer of Major Arms in Last Five Years: SIPRI
India was the world's largest importer of major arms in the last five years and its overseas procurement was far greater than that of China and Pakistan, a Stockholm-based think-tank said on Monday.
2005 Delhi Blasts Convict Tariq Ahmed Dar Gets Bail in Money Laundering Case
Tariq Ahmed Dar, who was convicted in the 2005 Diwali-eve serial blasts here that had claimed 67 lives, was on Monday granted bail by a Delhi court in a related money laundering case.
Supreme Court Junks PIL For SIT Probe Into Demonetisation
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL seeking an SIT probe into the government's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
No One Happy With Probe Into Missing JNU Student Case: HC
No one appears to be happy with Delhi Police' investigation to trace the missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmad, the Delhi High Court observed on Monday.
3-year-old Molested in School, Parents Demand Action Against Principal
A three-year-old was allegedly molested by one of the non-teaching staff in a school in Bengaluru.
Rs 15 Lakh Given to Jat Protesters Injured During 2016 Stir
Rohtak administration on Monday distributed cheques amounting to Rs 15 lakh among 22 people who were injured during the Jat quota stir in Haryana.
Govt Issues Memo to KVIC Over PM Modi's Pic on Calendar
The government has sent a memorandum to KVIC, making it mandatory for the body to approach the PMO through MSME Ministry to seek approval before publishing photographs of the Prime Minister.
India Forced Pak to Put Hafiz Saeed Under House Arrest, Says LeT Chief's Brother
The ‘crackdown’ on Lashkar-e-Toiba chief and US-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed is a direct result of pressure from India, but the proscribed organisation front Jamaat-ud-Dawa continues to function under the “supervision” of the Pakistani government, Saeed’s brother and LeT leader Hafiz Masood told CNN-News18.
New Tamil Nadu CM Announces Closure of 500 Liquor Retail Outlets
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced the closure of 500 state-run liquor retail outlets.
No Breakthrough Yet in Malayalam Actress Kidnapped and Assault Case
The manhunt to nab the suspected mastermind Pulser Suni and others involved in the abduction and harassment of a noted south Indian actress continued on Monday with police intensifying probe to solve the sensational case.
Gandhi Assassination: Disclose Action on Kapur Report, Says CIC
The CIC has directed the PMO to disclose action taken on the J L Kapur Commission report on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination which reportedly said evidence only points towards theory of Veer Savarkar and his group being part of criminal conspiracy.
Chambal 'Badlands' Falling Out of Love With Guns
Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior-Chambal region, long considered bandit country, seems to be giving up its infatuation for firearms.
11 Injured in Clash Between Two Communities Over Eve-Teasing in Shamli
At least 11 people, including two women, were injured in a clash between the members of two communities over an alleged eve-teasing incident in communally -sensitive Kairana in Shamli district.
Action Against Hafiz Saeed is First Step in Bringing Him to Justice: MEA
India on Monday said the action against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and his colleagues was a first logical step in getting the region rid of the twin menaces of terrorism and violent extremism.
Muslim Marriage Condition: No Toilet, No Nikah, Says Maulana Madani
No toilet, no nikah. Maulvis and muftis in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab have decided not to solemnise marriage in a house where there is no toilet.
Air Hostess Sexually Assaulted by Biker in Bengaluru
An air hostess was allegedly sexually assaulted by a biker in Bengaluru on February 12, police said on Monday.
U-19 Cricketer Drives Car into Mumbai's Andheri rail Station, Detained
Panic gripped thousands of commuters when an under-19 cricketer rammed his luxury car to a platform of Andheri station on Monday morning, said officials.
Kalindi Express Collides with Goods Train, Derails
The train, which was coming from Kanpur, collided with the goods train after the driver apparently overshot the signal, railway sources said.
Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed Due to Multiple Landslides
Strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was on Monday closed for traffic due to multiple landslides in Ramban district in the Jammu region.
Malayalam Actress Case: Prime Accused Had Close Links With Industry
The prime accused in the kidnapping of a popular Malayalam film actress on Friday night spoke to six prominent persons, including a leading film producer, from the industry, his phone records of that night show.
Mathura Girls in Live-in relationship Leave Home Fearing Danger to Life
They left their homes yesterday after they failed to convince their parents on their decision to get "married". "Finding it difficult to persuade the parents, we called police for help," Sonia said.
Malayalam Actress Case: '3 Similar Incidents Went Unreported Recently'
Three incidents "similar" to the harassment of a popular Malayalam actress allegedly by a gang of men had taken place in the state recently, an actor claimed to have been informed by the Kerala police chief.
Jats to Start 'Non-cooperation Movement', Protests to Spill Over to Delhi
After 22 days of the Jat quota agitation in Haryana, leaders of the movement have decided to intensify the quota stir by announcing a “non-cooperation movement” against the BJP government in the state.
61.16% Turnout in UP Elections Phase-III, Polling Largely Peaceful
A 61.16 percent voter turnout was recorded in the third phase of the seven-phase Uttar Pradesh polls which concluded by and large peacefully on Sunday.
Surgical Strikes Decision Was Taken Soon After Uri Attack: Rajnath Singh
The decision to carry out cross-LoC surgical strikes last September was taken at an emergency meeting chaired by PM Modi soon after terrorists attacked Uri army camp, Home Minister revealed on Sunday.
Tirupati Laddu Turns Bitter for TTD; Causes Rs 140 Cr Loss
The most sought-after 'Tirupati Laddu' has caused an annual loss of over Rs 140 crore to the cash-rich administration of Lord Venkateswara hill shrine for the last three years, say sources.
Hijack Scare Forces Germany to Send Fighter Jets After Jet Airways Flight
A reported communication failure on board a Jet Airways aircraft while flying in the German skies gave a scare to German authorities who feared a hijack and scrambled their fighter jets.
When Mirza Ghalib Made Former CJI Thakur Fast-track a Hearing
Former Chief Justice of India TS Thakur once agreed to fast-track the hearing of a case, after he overheard the lawyer in question alluding to one of Ghalib's couplets during the court proceedings.
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir Passes Away
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away at a city hospital on Sunday afternoon. He was 68.
Online EPFO Withdrawal, Pension Fixation to be a Reality by May
Retirement fund body EPFO is expected to launch online facility for settlement of claims, including EPF withdrawal and pension fixation, by May this year to put an end to tedious paper work by its members.
After Legal Notice, Fabindia Begins Removing 'Khadi' From its Products
Fabindia has started removing the brand name 'Khadi' it uses to promote its cotton products after a legal notice by Khadi India that the use of the word amounted to "unfair trade practice" and misusing its trade name.
Shashi Tharoor Calls Kerala Actress's Kidnap and Assault Case Horrendous
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday termed the kidnap and assault on a Malayalam actress as “horrendous”. “It is horrendous. There is fundamentally wrong with our society,” he told CNN-News18.
Ex-Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir Critical
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir is in a critical condition at a private hospital here, sources said on Sunday.
SC Directs Maharashtra Govt to Appoint CEO of Shree Sai Baba Trust
The Supreme Court has directed the Maharashtra government to appoint an IAS officer as the chief executive officer of Shree Sai Baba Sansthan Trust ahead of its centenary year celebrations at Shirdi.
Jat Balidan divas: Haryana on Alert, Traffic Diverted
With Jat leaders threatening to intensify their agitation for reservation by observing "Balidan Divas" (day of sacrifice) on Sunday, the Haryana police on Saturday said that there will be maximum deployment of forces to prevent any untoward incident.
Driver Held Day After Kerala Actress's Kidnap, Assault; Celebs Speak Up
A day after a leading Malayalam actress was kidnapped and assaulted in her car, police have arrested her driver and detained two other people. The incident reportedly occurred on Friday night when the actress was travelling from Trissur to Ernakulam.
Delhi EC Asks High Cort to Dismiss Plea to Remove Party Symbols From EVMs
The Delhi state election commission has sought dismissal of a plea for removal of candidates’ party symbols from electronic voting machines (EVM) in upcoming civic polls.
Centre Profiting by Allowing Foreign Players in Hazardous Waste Dumping: SC
The Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre for "making money" at the cost of citizens' health by allowing dumping in India of hazardous waste from foreign countries.
Apply for Passports at Selected Post Offices From March
From next month, people in select cities will be able to apply for passports in post offices under an ambitious initiative of the External Affairs Ministry.
ISRO, IAF May Have to Pay for Getting Precision Timings
Now, ISRO and IAF may have to pay the government for getting accurate timings on par with the global standard for various activities like launch of satellites and flight operations.
India May Meet Its Energy Needs From Moon By 2030
India can look forward to the moon to fulfil its energy requirements, to go by the words of ISRO scientist.
Bihar's Strongman Shahabuddin Fined Rs 440 for Travelling Without a Ticket
No one would have dared to do this against him, but Prabhat Kumar did. He fined Bihar's most dreaded don-turned-politician Mohd Shahabuddin for travelling without ticket on the Sampoorna Kranti Express.
Arunachal Govt Terms Kalikho Pul's Allegations as Baseless and False
The Arunachal government on Saturday, termed all allegations made by the former chief minister Kalikho Pul as 'baseless and false'.
Ola, Uber Back on Delhi Roads; Cab Union Claims Strike on
Commuters in Delhi-NCR on Saturday had some respite when they were able to book cabs even as the striking union of Ola and Uber drivers claimed their strike was still on.
Army Halts Anti-militancy Operation in Pulwama Due to Stone Pelting
In the backdrop of army chief's warning to people to stay away from encounter sites, a large number of youth on Saturday pelted stones on security forces who had launched an anti-militancy operations in South Kashmir.
Indian Navy Inducts Second Sailboat 'Tarini'
The Indian Navy's second sailboat 'Tarini' was inducted into service on Saturday at a ceremony in Goa.
Major Petroleum Theft Detected on Mathura-Jalandhar Pipeline
A major theft of petroleum has been detected on the Mathura-Jalandhar Pipeline where oil mafia had virtually installed a parallel filling station by constructing a big tunnel for operation.
Man Arrested For Using Cancelled Ticket to Enter IGIA Terminal
A man was on Saturday arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here for allegedly using a cancelled ticket to gain entry into the international terminal area of the airport to see off a friend.
Students Twisting Facts, Playing Social Justice Card, Says JNU Admin
JNU administration on Saturday alleged that the students who have been "illegally occupying" the admin block have been playing the "social justice" card by twisting facts and making illogical arguments on the admission policy.
Rotavirus Vaccine To Combat Diarrhoeal Deaths Launched For Five More States
Of the overall child mortality in India, diarrhoea is responsible for almost 10% burden. Rotavirus is the leading cause of moderate to severe diarrhoea in India, accounting for approximately 40% of all diarrhoea cases requiring treatment.
EC Notice a Case of Lost in Translation? Parrikar Files RTI
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has been cautioned by the Election Commission over alleged bribery remarks made by him during campaigning for the Goa elections.
India's Only Live Volcano Spews Ash Again, Say Researchers
India's only live volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands has once again started spewing ash, the researchers at Goa based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) said on Saturday.
Hizbul Mujahideen Terror Module Busted in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday claimed to have busted a module of Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit with the arrest of a militant and nine others who were "influencing" young boys in Baramulla district to join militancy.
2016 Jat Stir: Haryana to Compensate 'Innocent' Persons
The Haryana Government on Saturday announced a fresh compensation, this time for 'innocent persons', who were injured during the 2016 Jat reservation stir.
Golden Bay Resort That Housed AIADMK MLAs Shut for Maintenance Work
The Golden Bay Resort where more than 100 legislators of the ruling AIADMK supporting party General Secretary V K Sasikala were put up for over a week had closed its premises for "maintenance work".
The Former Badminton Star Who Now Shuttles Between Many Things
She still shows signs she was a star shuttler. She is brisk; she is always up and about; she handles her campaign workers with quick commands and dispatches them home.
DDCA Case: Kejriwal Asked to Appear Before Court on March 21
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday directed to appear on March 21 before a Delhi court which granted him exemption from personal appearance for the day in a criminal defamation complaint filed by DDCA and Chetan Chauhan.
Mere Reservation Won't Satisfy Jats, Says Leader Yashpal Malik
“Getting reservation for Jats will not stop the agitation,” says Yashpal Malik, President of All India Jat Reservation Agitation Committee speaking to News18.
Top Malayalam Actress Abducted and Molested; Released after an Hour
Top Malayalam actress was allegedly kidnapped and molested while returning from shoot on Friday Night in Kerala's Ernakulam district.
Taj Mahal Turning Yellow: NGT Slaps Rs 20 Lakh Fine on UP Govt
The National Green Tribunal has slapped fines on Uttar Pradesh government and its agencies for not filing their responses on a plea of an NGO alleging that large-scale burning of municipal solid waste in Agra was turning the Taj Mahal yellow.
Video of Dog Being Beaten to Death Goes Viral, Security Guard Booked
The video of a dog being brutally beaten to death by the security guard of a university in Rohini area of outer Delhi went viral, prompting police to register a case against the accused.
Army Jawan Commits Suicide in Kutch District
An Army jawan allegedly committed suicide near here in Kutch district on Friday, police said, in the second such incident in as many days.
Delhi Govt May Hand Over Management of Asha Kiran Homes to Expert Panel
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has directed the Social Welfare Department of Delhi Government to prepare a note on rope in an expert panel to run Asha Kiran Homes for mentally challenged children and women.
India's Only Live Volcano Active Again, Says Oceanography Institute
India's only live volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which had started showing activity in the year 1991 after being dormant for over 150 years has once again started spewing ash, the researchers at Goa based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) said on Friday.
BSF is Cold, Army is Hot: Codewords Pakistani Spy Used
Suspected Pakistan spy Haji Khan had been using name of weathers as codeword for passing on information to ISI and other agencies about the movements of BSF, Army and Air Force.
Parrikar Backs Army Chief's 'Harsh Action' Policy for Hurdle Creators in J&K
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday backed Army Chief Bipin Rawat's comments that those obstructing anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir will face tough actions.
Please do Something, SC Urges Centre on Hazardous Waste Being Dumped in Country
The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up the Centre for taking waste from other countries and allowing it to be dumped in the country at the cost of the citizens' health.
Over 25 lakh People to Hit Streets on Sunday, Claims Jat Agitation Leader
The second round of the Jat agitation in Haryana shows no sign of slowing down as protests entered their 20th day on Friday.
Supreme Court to Hear Uber's Plea Against COMPAT Order on March 1
On January 27, the SC had ordered status quo on the probe by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against Uber over predatory pricing allegations by Meru Cabs and had sought response from CCI in the matter.
Kolkata Shopkeepers Urge Shahi Imam to 'Talk Religion, Not Politics'
Talk religion not politics in the four walls of the mosque is one of the messages going out to the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata from the surrounding shopkeepers.
Delhi Police Arrest Three With Meow Meow Drug Worth Rs 50 Crore
The Delhi Police have arrested three people, including an international athlete with 25.650 kg of a contraband drug, meow. The cost of this drug is said to be Rs 50 crore in the international market.
Bombay HC Directs YouTube to Delete Secretly Shot Video of Courtroom
The Bombay High Court on Friday directed YouTube to forthwith delete a secretly shot video of the proceedings in a high court judge's courtroom and issued notices to the video-sharing website and search engine Google.
With Delhi Boy Stranded in Kuwait, AAP MLA Tweets to Sushma
The father of a 24-year-old boy from Delhi’s Malviya Nagar has claimed that his son is being confined illegally by his employer in Kuwait for the last month and being beaten every day for refusing to carry out work for them.
Karnataka All Set to Install World's Largest Valmiki Statue
The Siddaramaiah-led Congress government is all set to install the world’s largest Valmiki statue in Karnataka soon.
Rising Number of Swine Flu Cases has Citizens Worried
The rising number of swine flu cases in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has citizens worried. In 2017 alone, 15 people have reportedly died suffering from swine flu, while more than 464 other cases of swine flu have been reported from Telangana.
Need 'Solid Evidence' to Back Masood Azhar Ban at UN, Says China
Ahead of its strategic dialogue with India, China on Friday said "solid evidence" was needed for it toback efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN.
Congress, BJP Failed to Expose Foreign Black Money Hoarders: Ram Jethmalani
“Then PM agreed to seek information only under Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty which has nothing to do with the black money,” he claimed.
Lal Qalandar Blast will Give Fillip to Sindhi Nationalism in Pak: Aiyar
The suicide attack at the famed Sufi shrine at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh is a defining moment and will give a fillip to Sindhi nationalism as the shrine is intrinsically linked to Sindhi identity, India’s first consul-general to Karachi Mani Shankar Aiyar told News18.
Over 10 Lakh Haven't Explained Source of Income to I-T Dept
Over Rs 4.5 lakh crore worth of suspicious deposits by 18 lakh people are under "verification" by the I-T department, which will send "non-statutory" letters to those who have not responded to SMS and e-mail queries.
President Gives Nod to Wage Payment via Cheques or e-Mode
The central and state governments can now specify industrial units and other establishments which will have to pay wages either through cheques or by electronically transferring into the workers' bank accounts, as per a new law.
Pakistan's Selective Approach Favouring LeT and Jaish, Says Report
A highly respected think tank, The International Crisis Group (ICG) has come out with a damning report on Pakistan’s fight against terrorism and explains how the country’s security agencies follow a selective approach to terror groups.
Don't Blame Execution if Idea Itself is Wrong: Rajiv Bajaj on Demonetisation
With the adverse impact of note ban continuing to hamper two-wheeler sales, Bajaj Auto Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj on Thursday said the idea of demonetisation was itself "wrong" and it is incorrect to blame only the execution side of it.
Why Did 11 Asha Kiran Home Inmates Die, High Court asks AAP Govt
Delhi High Court on Friday asked the AAP government to inform it about the reasons behind the death of 11 patients at a home for mentally retarded in a span of two months and the steps they have taken in the matter so far.
After Army Chief Warning to J&K Stone Pelters, Restrictions at Encounter Sites
The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued an advisory asking people to stay away from encounter sites following Army chief Bipin Rawat's warning of tough action against stone-pelters.
There'll be Reaction to What US Does, Hope Wiser Heads Prevail: Urjit Patel
RBI Governor Urjit Patel told Network 18 in an exclusive interview that he hopes countries do not become protectionist and curtail trade in reaction to US President Donald Trump's domestic agenda.
Pak's Bombed Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine and India's 'Jhulelal' Connection
The most famous quatrain or the stanzas associated with Sufi Shahbaz Qalandar is "Haider-e-um Qalandaram Mastam, Banda-e-Murtaza Ali Hastam, in which the saint expresses his love for Ali, the fourth Caliph of Islam, and the household of Prophet Muhammed .
Bengaluru: Residents Term Bellandur Lake Fire Probe as Another "Smokescreen"
Thick smoke enveloped Bellandur lake after a fire broke out when garbage strewn around it was set ablaze, a fire department official said on Friday.
EPFO Extends Deadline For Aadhaar Number Submission Till March 31
Earlier in January, Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had decided to extend the date of submission through Jeevan Pramaan Patra programme to February 28. This was done to make the job easy for pensioners.
22-year-old Delhi Student Gets Rs 71 Lakh Placement Offer From Uber
A Delhi Technological University (DTU) student has bagged a package of USD 1,10,000 (nearly Rs 71 lakh) per annum from US-based cab aggregator Uber.
India and US in Talks on F-16 Jet Factory, Says Lockheed Martin
US defence company Lockheed Martin said on Thursday that talks were taking place between the United States and the Indian government over its offer of setting up a factory to produce F-16 fighter planes in India.
RBI Governor's Job Demands One to Grow a Thick Skin: Urjit Patel
RESERVE Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel feels “it is important to grow a thick skin in the business” of being a central bank chief, as he presented one of the strongest arguments yet in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation drive in an interview to Network18.
Sasikala Watches Palaniswami Take Oath From Bengaluru Jail
Sasikala, 60, Elavarasi and her nephew V.K. Sudhakaran returned to the prison on Wednesday and surrendered to resume the four-year term they were sentenced to after being held guilty of corruption in the two-decades old illegal assets case.
Pakistan Man Languishing in Jail after Marrying Indian
A Pakistani man who had married an Indian girl is now languishing in a Madhya Pradesh jail due to the conflict between the proceedings followed by the embassies.
BJP MP Manoj Tiwari's Car Attacked in Mumbai
Unidentified persons on Thursday smashed the windscreen of BJP leader and actor Manoj Tiwari's car this evening, and warned him to stay away from campaigning in Mumbai, a party leader said.
MHA Again Returns Delhi Bill on 400% Salary Hike to MLAs
A Delhi government bill to give the national capital MLAs a 400 per cent salary hike besides hefty increase in perks and allowances has been returned the second time by the Home Ministry seeking more clarifications.
Army Jawan Commits Suicide With Service Rifle
A 26-year-old Army jawan on Thursday committed suicide by shooting himself in the head using his service rifle at Military Station here in Kutch district, said police.
Enforcement Directorate Arrests Zakir Naik's Close Aide Aamir Gazdar
Aamir Gazdar, a close aide of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, was on Thursday arrested by ED in connection with its probe in a money laundering case against him and others.
2005 Delhi Blasts: How the Delhi Police Failed to Get Justice for the Victims
The judgment in one of the biggest terror attacks to take place in the national capital is out. And, it is a big slap on the face of the elite anti-terror wing of the Delhi Police.
NIA Calls ATS's Malegaon Blast Probe 'Incoherent, Riddled with Loopholes'
The NIA on Thursday told the Bombay High Court that the probe conducted by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in the September 2008 Malegaon blast case was "incoherent and riddled with loopholes".
HRD Ministry Dissatisfied With AMU's Response to its Show-cause Notice
The Human Resource Development ministry is said to be dissatisfied with the responses sent by Aligarh Muslim University to the show-cause notice issued to the varsity regarding administrative and financial irregularities.
Prashant Bhushan Seeks Quashing of Defamation Case Against Him
Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan sought quashing of a defamation complaint filed against him, Arvind Kejriwal and others by former Union Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal in Delhi High Court.
10,000 Feet, 24 km: Polling Officials Trek Through Snow for 275 Voters
Uttarakhand went to polls on Wednesday and 68% voters turned up at polling booths to cast their ballots, a record for the hill state.
HC Rejects Plea to Turn Jayalalithaa Home Into Memorial
The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu government to convert the Poes Garden residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa into a public memorial.
Woman Moves SC to Ban Porn Sites as Hubby Turns Addict
A wife for 32-years has moved the Supreme Court seeking a ban on pornographic websites, claiming she had become a victim of domestic violence as her husband has turned into a porn addict.
India, China to Discuss 'Friction Points' Like NSG, Masood Azhar
India and China will hold their first Strategic Dialogue on February 22 in Beijing.
'Pollution Caused Over One Million Premature Births in India'
Expectant mothers breathing polluted air resulted in premature birth of over one million babies in India in 2010, highest in the world and twice the numbers for China, a study claimed on Thursday.
Operation Clean Money: Nine Lakh Accounts Put Under 'Doubtful' Category
Nine lakh accounts of 18 lakh scrutinised by the I-T Department under Operation Clean Money put in 'doubtful' category.
MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup is New Envoy to Canada
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup, credited with expanding MEA's social media outreach and handling sensitive issues deftly, was on Thursday appointed India's High Commissioner to Canada.
SIT Probing Anti-Sikh Riots Cases Submits Report to SC
The Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is re-investigating 58 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has submitted a report to the Supreme Court about the progress of its probe.
No Takers For This, Ahmedabad RTO Wants To Scrap Number '420'
The Ahmedabad Regional Transport Office is actively considering a proposal to scrap the registration number “0420”. The reason -- owners of the vehicles bearing this number have complained that people poke fun at them when they travel on the roads.
India Planning to Sabotage CPEC, Says Pakistan
Pakistan on Thursday accused India of planning to "sabotage" the ambitious $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
PSLV's Stellar Selfie Shows ISRO Rocket Placing 104 Satellites in Orbit
Indian Space Research organisation's PSLV 37 which towed a record-breaking 104 satellites into orbit on Wednesday also filmed itself accomplishing the feat.
2005 Delhi Blasts: Two Acquitted, One Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
After a gap of more than a decade, New Delhi Patiala House Court on Thursday delivered its verdict in the 2005 Delhi serial bomb blasts case, sentencing accused Tariq Ahmed Dar to 10 years in prison and acquitting Mohammed Rafiq Shah and Mohammed Hussain Fazili of all charges.
Corruption Case: TV Actor Anuj Saxena surrenders Before Delhi Court
Bansal, who was out on bail, allegedly hung himself along with his son at their residence on the intervening night of September 26-27, 2016, with a purported suicide note claiming “harassment” by CBI.
Triple Talaq: All You Need to Know About Controversial Muslim Divorce
The second one is Khula. This is a divorce which is at the ‘request’ of the wife. In this case the woman has to make an offer of divorce to the man. The man must accept the offer with consideration, which often means the woman, has to give back the Meher taken during marriage. After these two steps, a Khula is granted.
Triple Talaq, Polygamy Protected by Constitution? Centre's Questions in SC
SC had asked all the parties to frame their respective set of questions and accordingly the Central government submitted its list in the court.
Rijiju Defends Army Chief, Says General Should Not be Misinterpreted
General Rawat's statement came a day after four army personnel, including a Major, were killed in two separate encounters in the Kashmir Valley.
ISRO's World Record Makes Indians Proud: Chinese Daily
Grudgingly acknowledging ISRO's world record feet of successfully launching 104 satellites on a single rocket would make "Indians proud", China's official media today said India's space programme offered "food for thought" for other countries on how to achieve space success with small budgets.
Dalit Family Faces Boycott For Building Toilet at Home
Mukesh claimed that building a toilet inside home was against community tradition. He asked the family to dismantle the loo and move out of the locality.
Hafiz Saeed Asks Pak Govt to Remove His Name From Exit Control List
In a letter to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, the mastermind of 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, in which 166 people died, said: "A memorandum issued on January 30, 2017 placing 38 individuals should be withdrawn forthwith."
Supreme Court Gets Five New Judges But Total Numbers Still Low
Boosting the strength of the Supreme Court, the President of India on the recommendation of the collegium has appointed five new judges to the apex court.
Bihar Babus Cannot Drink Even Outside State, Nitish Govt Decides
The 1976 conduct rules for government employees has barred them from consuming intoxicants at work place only. It would be amended now to prohibit them from use of intoxicants everywhere in accordance with the spirit of new Liquor Law, 2016.
PM Congratulates New CM; OPS Says Will Continue Protest
Sasikala loyalist E Palaniswami was sworn in as the third Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in the last two months. Palaniswami has to prove majority in the Assembly on February 18.
Husband Murders Wife For Serving Spicy Meal
Manisha got angry on seeing Muniya with Subodh but he told her that Muniya is staying in a room nearby, police said.
Army Chief Warns of Tough Action Against Stone Pelters in J&K
Acknowledging that the hostile conduct of locals was causing higher casualties in the Kashmir Valley, Army chief Bipin Rawat on Wednesday warned those attacking security forces during anti-militancy operations of "tough action".
NIA Arrests Kerala Youth in Connection With Probe into ISIS Module
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested Kerala resident Mouinudheen Parakadavath for alleged links to an ISIS-inspired terror module.
Swaraj Talks to US Counterpart Tillerson, Vow to Deepen Strategic Ties
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her US counterpart Rex Tillerson today resolved to work closely to deepen Indo-US strategic ties and intensify defence and security cooperation during their first telephonic conversation.