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Gujarat riots, Naroda Patiya case: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu

The Gujarat HC today acquitted former minister Maya Kodnani and upheld the conviction of Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi in connection with the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. However, the court commuted Bajrangi's life until death sentence to 21 years in prison.


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Kejriwal govt to destroy Rohingya Camp all over again!

In a sad turn of events, Delhi's Kejriwal government is set to demolish a Rohingya camp once again.


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Tamil Nadu governor apologises to woman journalist for pat on cheek, she

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's apology for a cheek-patting gesture that many found offensive has been accepted by a woman journalist, but with a disclaimer.


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Delhi: Huge fire destroys Rohingya camp, Kejriwal govt's apathy towards

Huge fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning destroying the Rohingyas' camp in Okhla, New Delhi's Kanchan Kunj locality. Around 226 Rohingya refugees lived here.


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CBSE paper leak case solved: Una teacher arrested for leaking Class 12

Rakesh Kumar, the school teacher arrested on April 7 for allegedly leaking the CBSE Class 12 economics paper, also revealed the Class 10 mathematics paper, said the Delhi Police on Thursday.


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Unnao rape case: Why has MLA not been arrested even after FIR, asks HC

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday questioned the Uttar Pradesh government's approach in handling the Unnao rape case, asking its counsel why the accused BJP MLA, Kuldeep Singh Sengar was not arrested even after an FIR.


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Asifa rape and murder case: Bakarwal community protests in Anantnag, family of

The gruesome gangrape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa Bano by six-eight men, who had held her in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January, continues to haunt Jammu and Kashmir.


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Bharat Bandh: Clashes reported from Bihar, section 144 imposed in Bhopal

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an advisory to all states to take necessary precautionary measures in the view of Bandh called for Tuesday.


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Yogi Adityanath scolded me, threw me out of his office: Dalit BJP MP writes to

After Om Prakash Rajbhar and Savitri Bai Phule, yet another Dalit MP from the BJP has raised a banner of revolt against the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath alleging insult, harassment and neglect of Dalit leaders in their own government.


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Rajasthan: Curfew in Hindaun City after houses of Dalit MLA, former minister

A day after one person died and many others were injured in Rajasthan in wake of the Bharat Bandh called by Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe outfits, Hindaun City in Karauli district saw fresh violence on Tuesday.


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Bharat Bandh: 4 killed as violence breaks out at many places over SC/ST Act

Four people were killed today in Madhya Pradesh as violence broke out in several parts of the country due to anger over a Supreme Court ruling on atrocities against Dalit.


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Ten killed, many feared trapped under debris after four-storey building

At least ten people were killed and half a dozen injured after a four-storey building collapsed near Sarvate bus stand in Indore on Saturday evening, police officials said.


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CBSE paper leak: Students protest in Delhi, Police gets details of tip-off mail

Saturday was an action-packed day as far as the CBSE paper leak case is concerned. Students protested both at Jantar Mantar and outside CBSE office in Preet Vihar against the paper leak.


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Asansol on edge, police deployed ahead of Hanuman Jayanti

An uneasy calm descended upon West Burdwan on Friday when, for the first time since last Sunday's Ram Navami processions, there was no violence.


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CBSE announces date for Class XII economics re-test, decision on Class X Maths

The retest of the leaked Class XII Economics paper will be held on April 25 but there is still uncertainty over the Class X Maths paper as CBSE is evaluating if a fresh exam is needed at all while also saying that such a test, if scheduled, will be restricted to Delhi-NCR and Haryana.


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Bihar riots spark Twitter trend:

Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar has been receiving a lot of flak on remaining a mute spectator while the state burns in the fire of communal riots and seems to be losing grip on the state.


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Bengal and Bihar violence: Mayawati accuses BJP of double standards, Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today thanked BSP president Mayawati after she charged the Centre with adopting double standard in dealing with NDA-ruled Bihar and TMC-governed West Bengal, and said the UP leader had "exposed" the Narendra Modi dispensation.


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CBSE paper leak: Fresh date for class 10 maths paper to be announced "before

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce fresh dates for reexamination of the Class 10 Mathematics paper before the end of the week, the board said.


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Karnataka Assembly elections to be held May 12, counting on May 15

The Karnataka Assembly elections will be held on May 12, and counting of votes will be held May 15, the Election Commission (EC) announced today.


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Fodder scam case: Lalu Yadav sentenced to 14 years in prison, son Tejashwi

RJD chief Lalu Prasad was sentenced to 14 years in jail in fodder scam case today. Soon after, his son and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav alleged a threat to his father's life.


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Several hurt as police lathi-charge, use water canons to stop JNU students'

A large number of JNU students and teachers were on Friday stopped from marching to the Parliament Complex over various demands, including academic freedom, with police resorting to lathi-charge and use of water canons.


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Ayodhya dispute: 1994 judgment may be revisited after petitioner tells SC-

The Supreme Court on Friday observed that before deciding the title dispute of the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi row, it would re-examine whether a 1994 judgment which suggests that "a mosque is not an essential part of the practice of the religion of Islam and namaz (prayer) by Muslims can be offered anywhere, even in open" needs to be revisited by a larger Bench.


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Three AIIMS doctors killed in accident on Yamuna Expressway

Three junior doctors including a woman of AIIMS Delhi were killed in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday on Yamuna expressway, while four other doctors were gravely injured in the accident.


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CBSE class 12 accountancy paper leaked on Whatsapp, probe ordered

The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) Class 12 Accountancy paper was allegedly leaked on Thursday ahead of the examination.


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Delhi Metro Pink Line opens to public today

A new 21.5-km circular metro corridor, which will connect South and North West Delhi along the ring road, will be opened to the public on Wednesday evening.


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UP bypolls: SP takes lead in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur, CM Yogi's reputation

Counting of votes for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bye-elections began on Wednesday amid tight security arrangements. The results are expected to be declared by afternoon.


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UP and Bihar bypolls: As counting begins, BJP takes early lead in Gorakhpur,

As counting began for UP and Bihar bypolls today morning, the BJP took an early lead in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliament seats, while Lalu Yadav's RJD is ahead in Bihar's Araria, both parties holding.


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50,000 Farmers march overnight for 5 hours to avoid hassling Mumbai Students,

At least 50,000 farmers who had arrived in Mumbai yesterday reached the Azad Maidan before the crack of dawn. They walked through the night, for five hours, so that students who will be writing their Board exams today aren't inconvenienced.


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UP bypolls: Yogi confident of win in Gorakhpur while SP candidate talks of

While both BJP and SP-BSP alliance predicted their victory in Gorakhpur, slow pace of voting on Sunday marked the by-elections for the high stakes battles in Gorakhpur and Phulpur constituencies as poll percentage in the two constituencies went down by nearly 10% as compared to the 2014 LS elections.


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Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur: People of UP do not want 'Aurangzeb rule'

Addressing his 16th - and last - public meeting in Gorakhpur ahead of Sunday's byelection for the Lok Sabha constituency that sent him to Parliament on five consecutive occasions, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi...


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