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Sohrabuddin encounter trial: CBI court orders media gag, can attend but not

A special CBI court in Mumbai has ordered that the media will not be allowed to report on daily proceedings in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case trial that is being held in Mumbai after it was moved out of Gujarat by the Supreme Court.


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Air quality remains 'severe' while Delhi govt cancels odd-even

Dense smog continued to envelop Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the 'severe' category.


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Gauri Lankesh killers will 100 per cent be caught, in a few weeks: Karnataka

The killers of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in an audacious attack in Bengaluru over two months ago, will 100 per cent" be caught in a few weeks, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said on Saturday.


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Shocking footage of mega pile-up on Yamuna Expressway due to fog

A video has emerged showing the true extent of shocking pileup today morning on the Yamuna Expressway.


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Pulwama encounter: JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew among 3 militants killed

The nephew of Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar was among the three militants killed by the security forces in a gunbattle in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday.


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Nirbhaya's father thanks Rahul Gandhi for 'looking after them emotionally,

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi looked after Nirbhaya's grieving family and helped them emotionally as well as monetarily, all without drawing attention to himself, said Nirbhaya's father.


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Goa safest, Delhi ranked 3rd worst in women safety

The safest state to be a woman in India is Goa, followed by Kerala, Mizoram, Sikkim and Manipur. States where women and girls are the most vulnerable are Bihar, Jharkhand, UP and, perhaps not so surprisingly, Delhi.


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Rahul Gandhi arrives in Rae Bareli, meets victims of NTPC tragedy

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has cut-short his Surat trip to visit Rae Bareli as 20 people have been confirmed dead in a massive explosion at a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)'s Unchahar power plant in the district.


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PIL filed in Supreme Court seeks minority status for Hindus in eight states

A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, seeking grant of minority status to Hindus in eight states. The states are Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Punjab.


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TMC MLA moves SC over Aadhaar bank diktat

Trinamool Congress MLA and party general secretary Mahua Moitra on Monday filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the directive issued by banks to all account-holders making Aadhaar submission mandatory by December 31, failing which the accounts will be frozen.


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Trainee IPS officer jailed after getting caught cheating in UPSC exam

A Tamil Nadu cadre trainee IPS officer was put behind bars after intelligence bureau officers caught him cheating in the Union Public Service Commission (Main) examination at a test centre in Egmore, Chennai.


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Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, sweeps parking area with broom

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Taj Mahal on October 26, days after some BJP leaders made provocative statements against the 17th century Mughal era monument.


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Govt to hold sustained dialogue on Kashmir issue, says Rajnath Singh

A sustained dialogue will be initiated by the government to find a solution to the Kashmir issue, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.


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Congress demands investigation into bribery allegations against BJP made by

The Congress on Monday demanded a court-monitored probe into allegations by a Patidar leader from North Gujarat that he was paid Rs 1 crore to join the BJP.


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Taj Mahal controversy: UP tourism department booklet's omission of the

The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department recently released a 32-page booklet titled 'Uttar Pradesh Paryatan - Apaar Sambhavnaayein' (Uttar Pradesh Tourism - Limitless Possibilities), featuring most of the cultural and heritage sites in the state. However, it has no mention of Taj Mahal, one of the seven 'wonders of the world'.


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Honeypreet Insan finally arrested, to be produced in court today

Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide and "adopted daughter" of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday along with another woman. She will be produced in a trial court in Haryana's Panchkula on Wednesday, police said.


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Terror attack on BSF camp: 3 JeM terrorists, Army jawan killed near Srinagar

Suicide attackers of the Pakistan-based JeM terror group stormed a BSF camp with guns and explosives near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday morning, leading to battles that left all three attackers and a trooper dead.


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15 dead, 20 injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station

At least 15 persons were killed and more than 20 people injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge.


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DPS student attempts suicide after being abused by teachers for being a Muslim

A student of Delhi Public School (DPS), Kalyanpur in Kanpur who attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills and phenyl on Saturday, alleged harassment by his teachers.


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Judge who ordered CBI probe in Ishrat Jahan encounter case quits

Karnataka High Court's most senior judge Jayant Patel, who had ordered a CBI investigation in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case in Gujarat, on Monday resigned reportedly for not being elevated as Chief Justice.


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BHU students' protest: HRD ministry calls V-C Tripathi to Delhi

The protests at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) against unabated and increasing incidents of eve-teasing haven't seemed to reach any conclusion. The university continued to remain tense as the students' protest turned violent, police lathicharged the protestors, evoking a sharp response from political leaders.


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Haryana Police raid Dera property in Delhi looking for Honeypreet, find nothing

Honeypreet Insan, the elusive foster daughter and supposed companion of jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was in Delhi as recently as Monday.


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Rs 389 cr Bihar dam collapses ahead of inauguration by CM Nitish Kumar;

A portion of a dam in Bhagalpur's Kahalgaon came down crashing hours before it was to be inaugurated by Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar.


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Heavy rains batter Mumbai, schools closed, trains, flights affected

The second highest 24-hour September rainfall left vast areas of Mumbai under water on Wednesday, affecting suburban train services and flights and forcing authorities to shut down educational institutions for a day in the country's financial capital.


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Haryana police release list of 'wanted' in Dera violence

The Haryana police have released a list of over 40 people, who are wanted in connection with the violence that shook Panchkula on August 25, after Sirsa -based Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was convicted on two counts of rape of female followers.


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Dawood's younger brother, Iqbal Kaskar, arrested

Iqbal Kaskar, brother of Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, was on Monday arrested by the Thane Police Crime Branch. Reports say that Kaskar, who stays in Bhendi Bazaar, was arrested from his residence in connection with a case registered against him by a Thane-based builder.


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Jammu Rajdhani Express coach derails at New Delhi Railway Station

A Rajdhani Express train derailed at New Delhi on Thursday morning. According to railway officials, the incident took place at around 6.02 a.m. today when the last coach (power coach) of 12426 Jammu-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed at the New Delhi railway station.


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Gauri Lankesh, firebrand journalist who spoke her mind, shot dead in Bengaluru

Senior journalist, editor and activist Gauri Lankesh, 55, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at the entrance of her home in Bengaluru West on Tuesday evening. Four bullets were pumped into the editor of...


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Blue whale claims another life as student commits suicide in MP, young woman

In a suspected death involving the online game 'Blue Whale', a school student committed suicide on railway tracks in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday night.


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Three-storeyed building collapses after heavy rains pound Mumbai

Just two days after heavy rains lashed Mumbai, a three-storeyed building collapsed in the Dongri area on Thursday. Many people are feared to be trapped inside the building, several TV channels reported.


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