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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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#DelhiWantsMohallaClinics: CM Kejriwal's stunt fails, exposes AAP govt

Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party government has launched a new drive #DelhiWantsMohallaClinics. However the campaign has fallen flat on its face even before take off and has exposed the Arvind Kejriwal government.


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Dera Sacha Sauda assets valued at Rs 53 crore, and still counting

The assets of Dera Sacha Sauda's congregation centres (naam charcha ghar) in Punjab have so far been valued at Rs 53 crore, as per a report of estimates got prepared by the state home department from districts.


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Yogi Adityanath govt announces geo-tagging for Uttar Pradesh madrassas

Just days after the Yogi Adityanath government launched a portal for the Uttar Pradesh madrassas, the state government has announced geo-tagging for the madrassas.


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Now 61 children die in 3 days at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College

Days after alleged disruption in oxygen supply resulted in deaths of over 30 children within 48 hours at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, 61 children have died there in the last 72 hours.


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Rain-hit Mumbai limps back to normalcy after long night, 5 dead

A day after heavy monsoon rain brought Mumbai to a standstill, which reported nearly 300 mm of rain in parts of the city on Tuesday - 29 times the normal, the Met office has forecast more rain in the next 24 hours and have urged people to stay indoors.


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Rohtak braces for Ram Rahim sentencing today, city on edge

The controversial and flashy self-styled guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, found guilty of raping two followers, will be sentenced in a few hours from now amid multiple layers of security in several towns in Haryana and a virtual lockdown in Rohtak, where he is in a special jail.


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High Court criticises Haryana Govt, says CM Khattar is protecting Dera Sacha

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday criticised the state government holding it squarely responsible for the violence that erupted in Panchkula on Friday eventually leading to the death of 30 people.


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PM Modi announces immediate aid of Rs 500 crore for flood-hit Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced an immediate relief of Rs 500-crore for flood-hit Bihar.


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ED arrests meat exporter Moin Qureshi from Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested prominent meat exporter Moin Qureshi from Delhi and will produce him before a local court later today. Qureshi was arrested by ED sleuths after an extensive questioning.


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31 dead in violence after Ram Rahim verdict, police, army on alert

At least 31 people were killed and over 250 injured on Friday in violence by supporters of self-appointed "godman" Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in Haryana and neighbouring Punjab after a court convicted him of raping two of his followers.


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Ram Rahim verdict: Dera Sacha Sauda chief leaves for Panchkula court with

Ahead of the CBI court's verdict in the 15-year-old rape case, high security arrangements have been made in several areas in Punjab and Haryana. Meanwhile, Ram Rahim is headed to Panchkula in a convoy of 800 cars.


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60 children die in Gorakhpur BRD Medical College since 7 August

At least 30 children died in the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur during last 48 hours, district magistrate Rajeev Rautela said on Friday.


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