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High alert sounded after kids spot men carrying guns in Uran near Mumbai

Mumbai: High alert has been sounded in the coastal town of Uran near Mumbai after two schoolchildren reported that they had seen masked men with guns. The Navy is on the highest level of alert.


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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, accused of sexual harassment, arrested

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amanatullah Khan, who is facing sexual harssment charges, was today arrested. it was another jolt for AAP which has been bogged down by numerous cases against its leaders in the...


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Green court rips into Delhi govt, civic bodies on Dengue, Chikungunya

New Delhi: The green court today ripped into Delhi government and civic bodies on the dengue and chikungunya outbreak in the capital, callinmg it "shameful and shocking".


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FIR against DCW chief Swati Maliwal over staff appointment 'irregularities'

New Delhi: The Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) has registered an FIR against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal in connection with alleged irregularities in recruitment in the women's panel.


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Dadri again? 4 kiled in communal clashes in Bijnor

Communal tension gripped parts of western UP on Saturday as four people, including 3 belonging to a single family, in UP's Bijnor district, were killed and over a dozen injured in clashes between members of two communities...


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J&K: 17 soldiers killed in attack at Uri army camp, all terrorists dead

Srinagar: An Army base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was attacked by armed terrorists early morning on Sunday. 17 soldiers were killed in the terror attack at the army administrative base in Uri near the Line of Control, the worst in recent years.


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Assam CM asks DCs to assess damage to crops by 'armyworms'

Guwahati (Assam) [India]: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday directed Deputy Commissioners to personally inspect the farming lands to assess the damage caused by the swarming caterpillar or armyworms.


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Heavy downpour disrupts normal life in parts of Andhra

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept. 14: The low pressure area over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal Andhra Pradesh and the associated upper air cyclonic circulation tilting southwards caused heavy downpour since last 24 hours in coastal Guntur and Prakasam districts throwing normal life out of gear.


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Kashmir unrest: SC to hear PIL against govt. funding to separatists

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: The Supreme Court will today hear a PIL filed against government funding to Kashmiri separatists, alleging that they are misusing the money for anti-India activities.


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Mamata Banerjee to distribute 800 cheques to Singur farmers today

Kolkata [India], Sept. 14: Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling the Singur land acquisition, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will today compensate 800 farmers and also distribute 9,117 land records.


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BJP pounces on Nitish over 'wanted shooter' being spotted with Shahabuddin

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: With Mohammad Kaif, the absconding sharpshooter wanted in the murder of Bihar senior scribe Rajdev Ranjan, being spotted with former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) parliamentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin who is out on bail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has pounced on the Bihar Government and questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's inability to arrest the accused.


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Rajdev Ranjan's widow urges Nitish to wake up and take action against

Siwan (Bihar) [India], Sept. 14: Asha Ranjan, wife of murdered journalist Rajdev Ranjan, has urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to wake up and take action against those involved in the brutal killing of her husband, indicating towards just-released gangster-turned politician Shahabuddin.


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Kolkata: Mocambo doesn't discriminate, driver was 'dirtily dressed', says

Kolkata [India], Sept. 14: Manager of Mocambo Ashish Malik on Wednesday said the eatery doesn't believe in discrimination, while asserting that the driver who had come along with a woman was 'dirtily dressed'.


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Cauvery water dispute: Bengaluru limping back to normalcy

Bengaluru [India], Sept. 14: After violent protests against release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, Bengaluru is limping back to normalcy.


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PM Modi greets nation on Onam

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam.


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Cauvery dispute: SC to hear petition seeking action against violence in K'taka,

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: In a bid to stop the violence in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water dispute, a Kanyakumari-based activist today moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the two states to act against those who had indulged in protests.


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Shoe hurled at Revenue Minister Majithia inside Punjab assembly

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept. 14: Congress MLA Tarlochan Sund hurled shoe at Punjab's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia during a session of the state assembly on Wednesday.


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Stop blame game, work as 'one Delhi' to fight chikungunya: AAP

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led municipal corporation blaming each other following four more deaths due to complications arising from chikungunya, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra today urged all to work with a positive approach to fight the vector-borne diseases rather than indulging in politics over the same.


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Delhi suffering from Chikungunya but AAP leaders are enjoying on junkets: BJP

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: An all-out verbal war has broken out between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the outbreak of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital, with the former accusing the Delhi Government of sheer negligence and the Arvind Kejriwal-led party slamming the Centre for becoming an impediment.


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Kerala CM demands apology from Amit shah for 'humiliating' king Mahabali

Trivandrum [India]: On the eve of Onam, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah for insulting the Malayalee community through his message on social media, where he has said happy 'Happy Vaman Jayanti', adding that Shah must immediately apologise to the people of Kerala.


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Raman Singh inaugurates 'Startup Chhattisgarh' to give impetus to startups

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Sept. 13: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the 'Startup Chhattisgarh' scheme, which aims to give impetus to startup projects in the state.


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Kharge appeals to PM Modi to find a solution to Cauvery water dispute

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept. 13: Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha M. Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and find a solution to the Cauvery water dispute so that law and order is restored in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.


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Kejriwal Govt. denies Chikungunya outbreak in Delhi, blames media for creating

New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: After facing accusations of being negligent over the rising number of Chikungunya cases in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi Government on Tuesday turned the tables at the Centre and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, saying it is them who has to be blamed as they control the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).


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Cauvery protest: Airlines waive off flight cancellation charges from Bengaluru

New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: Due to the current unrest prevailing in Bengaluru over the Cauvery water issue, various airlines have waived off flight cancellation or change fees for specific time period.


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SP Govt. doesn't have stable policy towards bureaucracy: BJP

New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party Government does not have a stable policy towards bureaucracy and administration.


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'Bihar scribe murder' wanted sharpshooter 'Bunty' spotted with Shahabuddin

Bhagalpur [India], Sept. 13: In a major development signalling trouble for former RJD parliamentarian Shahabuddin who is out on release, a video has gone viral in which wanted sharpshooter Mohammad Kaif can be seen standing with the leader after his release from prison.


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Kashmiri journalists face the heat as Kashmir continues to boil

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), [India], Sept 13: With clouds of unrest looming over of Jammu and Kashmir which has been hit by the worst unrest in the last 60 years, state based journalists are finding it hard to bring out the truth.


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All eyes on Nitish right now, will he act against Shahabuddin: LJP

New Delhi [India]: The Lok Janshakti Party has questioned Chief Minister's inaction towards former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin who has been commenting on Nitish Kumar and the Bihar Government, saying that his silence towards the entire matter was unexpected.


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B'luru burns: Stones pelted at K'taka CM's residence, civilian killed in

Bengaluru [India]: The situation in Bengaluru seems to be spiralling out of control as civilian has been killed in the soaring violence and the protestors began pelting stones at the residence of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's residence.


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Bihar Govt. not responsible for Shahabuddin's release: JD (U)

New Delhi [India], Sept. 12: Countering the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) claim that 'jungle raj' would now return to Bihar following the bail of Mohammad Shahabuddin, the Janata Dal (United) on Monday said the state government was not responsible for the former RJD MP's release from jail.


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