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Punjab CM: Employees found positive in dope tests won't be punished

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday made it clear that government employees who are found positive in the dope test to be conducted on them would not be punished or sacked but would be provided treatment.


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Mumbai plane crash: Aircraft was flying without certificate of airworthiness

A 26-year-old charter aircraft, on its way to a landing at Juhu airport during a test flight, crashed into open space near a construction site in the crowded Mumbai suburb of Ghatkopar on Thursday afternoon, killing all four crew members and a labourer on the ground.


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Mughal treasure discovered near Humayun's tomb

The conservators of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), who along with the Archaeological Survey of India, are renovating the 16th-century Sabz Burj tomb discovered hidden paintings in blue, yellow, red and white and some in gold on the ceiling of the tomb.


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Army chief Bipin Rawat rejects UN report on alleged rights violations in Jammu

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday dismissed the recent UN report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir as "motivated" and asserted that Indian Army's record in this regard is "absolutely above board".


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Sohrabuddin fake encounter: Witness says under pressure not to depose before

A key witness, in the alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, sent a letter to the court through his wife on Monday, claiming that pressure was being mounted on him from various quarters and there was threat to his life.


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Terror threat looms over Amarnath Yatra, 20 militants sneak into valley from PoK

Ahead of annual Amarnath Yatra, the intelligence agencies have learned that 20 militants mostly affiliated to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are looking to carry out terror attacks on the pilgrimage.


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Shiv Sena takes a dig at BJP, Amit Shah ahead of Uddhav Thackeray meet

On the day BJP president Amit Shah is slated to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, the saffron party's alliance partner mocked its "comprehensive contact campaign".


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Over 60 dead as storm ravages four states, warning till tomorrow

The weather office has warned of more thunderstorms in north, north-east and parts of south India for the next two days after Sunday's thunderstorm and dust storm left behind a trail of destruction in four states, killing at least 60 people and injuring many.


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Karnataka election: Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi over BJP leader bribery sting

With voting just a day away, the BJP and Congress' high-voltage campaign for the Karnataka Assembly election 2018 has ended. The campaigning in the run-up to the crucial polls saw everything from a cross-fire of barbs to a voter ID row.


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Sonia Gandhi joins Congress campaign trail, accuses PM Modi of distorting

Addressing an election rally after a gap of two years, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of distorting facts and using the names of historical figures for political motives.


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Bengaluru: Man tries to save wife, falls from Nandi Hills

A 53-year-old man fell off a cliff at Nandi Hills, about 60km from Bengaluru, when he tried to save his wife when she accidentally slipped and tumbled down on Tuesday evening. He survived; his wife's body was found 350ft below some 21 hours after the accident.


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Radio executive dies as car falls into open Noida drain along road

An open drain and a poorly lit road claimed the life of a young Radio Mirchi executive in Noida in the early hours of Wednesday.


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42 killed in UP, 24 in Rajasthan as powerful dust storm ravages north India

A heavy dust storm swept across several parts of western and northern India on Wednesday, killing at least 68 people and injuring hundreds in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand and leaving a trail of destruction, uprooting trees and disrupting power supply in Punjab and Haryana as well.


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Supreme Court concerned about Taj Mahal turning brown/green

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the change of colour of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.


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CBSE Class 10, 12 Results 2018 to be declared on time, no delay due to

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE Class 12 Board Results 2018 on May 26 i.e. third week of May.


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Gorakhpur infant deaths case: Allahabad HC grants bail to Dr Kafeel Khan

The Allahabad high court on Wednesday granted bail to Dr Kafeel Khan, who had been booked in connection with the death of children due to lack of oxygen at the Gorakhpur BRD Medical College last August.


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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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