New Delhi: As JNU student Najeeb Ahmad remained missing for fifth straight day, angry students protesting against the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration's "lack of initiative and effort" towards finding him, confined Vice Chancellor M. Jagdeesh Kumar and other top university officials to their offices all from Wednesday afternoon till Thursday morning.
Bhubaneswar: At least 23 people were killed and over 50 injured in a major fire that broke out at Sum Hospital, a leading private healthcare institute, in Bhubaneswar late on Monday.
Separatist guerrillas overpowered TV tower guards and snatched their weapons in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, said the police on Monday. The militants attacked the guards posted at a Low Power Transmitter station...
Bengaluru: Pohibitory orders have been issued for some parts of Bengaluru amid a bandh call in protest against the gruesome murder of Rudresh R, an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the Karnataka capital on Sunday.
Taking offence at opposition parties' remarks questioning Narendra Modi's visit to Lucknow to celebrate Dussehra on Tuesday, BJP said he does not need their permission to visit any part of the country as he is the Prime Minister of 125 crore people of India and a Lok Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh.
After BSP supremo Mayawati, at her Lucknow rally, asked Muslims not to "waste" their votes on SP as it would benefit BJP, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today countered her by saying they still remember BSP's proximity with BJP.
On Monday curfew was imposed in 11 police station areas of Srinagar as a precautionary measure in view of the eighth day of Muhurram. The police station areas in which the curbs on the movement of people have been imposed are Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal, Maharaj Gunj, Maisuma, Ram Munshi Bagh, Kralkhud, Shaheed Gunj, Karan Nagar and Batamaloo.
Death toll due to unrest in Kashmir has reached 90 with a young boy succumbing to head injuries late Friday night. He was injured after security forces used tear gas shells and pellet guns to break up a protest in Srinagar's Saidpora area of the old city earlier in the day.
In another jolt to Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi government, LG Najeeb Jung today declared reconstitution of Delhi Waqf Board and appointment of its CEO illegal and void ab initio in addition to order a CBI probe into the board's activities.
It's been a year since the horrifying lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq of Bishada village in Dadri and now the village is on the boil again. The village in Uttar Pradesh remained tense after the custodial death of a 22-year...
New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain appeared before the IT department on Tuesday. He was summoned in connection with a tax evasion probe against some Kolkata-based firms.
At least three persons were injured after 10 coaches of Jhelum Express passenger train derailed in Ludhiana on Tuesday. The accident happened around 3.10 am between Ludhiana and Phillaur town, 125 km from Chandigarh.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has once again come down hard on Delhi government over its lax attitude towards curbing the spread of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital. On Monday the SC ordered Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain to cough up a cost...
At least two terrorists and a soldier were killed while another soldier was injured, when terrorists on Sunday night fired at and lobbed grenades on an army camp in Baramulla in northern Kashmir.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar seems in no mood to give up on his ambitious liquor ban policy in Bihar as days after the Patna high court struck down state's prohibition law, he introduced a more stringent Prohibition and Excise Act to keep Bihar dry today.
In a big blow for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Patna high court on Friday struck down Bihar government's Anti-liquor Act, rendering it 'illegal'. The Bihar Prohibition and Excise Bill-2016 had strict provisions like arrest of all adult members of a family in the event of liquor bottle being found in a house.
Bhopal: A court of additional district judge (ADJ) in Bhopal district on Thursday stayed an arrest warrant against Union water resources minister Uma Bharti, just hours after chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Bhopal, Bhu Bhaskar, issued the order over her repeated failure to record statement in a defamation case filed by senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court said rejected controversial RJD leader Shahabuddin's claim of facing "media trial" in a murder case and his vehement plea for more time to prepare for his defence.
The Karnataka government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court today, seeking a modification to its order from September 20 when it directed the state to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till September 27.
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.
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...
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".
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.