Lynching of Muslim youth in Jharkhand 'blot on humanity': Rahul
NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday described the mob lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand as a "blot on humanity" and criticised the "silence" of powerful voices in the BJP-ruled Central and state governments.
SC issues notice to Centre, Bihar government on encephalitis outbreak
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Bihar government to apprise it about the steps taken to prevent the recent deaths of children due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
Yogi moots compulsory retirement for non-performing cops
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all DGs, ADGs, IGs, DIGs and SSPs to identify officers who are not performing at the optimum level and to submit the list of their names by the end of June.
Centre to talk to Hurriyat within ambit of Constitution: BJP
SRINAGAR: The Central government is ready to talk to separatist Hurriyat leaders, but within the ambit of the Indian Constitution, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said here on Monday.
Congress chief meets state in-charges to discuss LS rout
NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is holding meetings with his party's state in-charges to review the reasons for its dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
India rejects US report on its minorities' status
NEW DELHI: India on Sunday rejected a US State Department report which made certain critical comments regarding the status of minorities here, saying it has "no locus standi" to "pronounce on the state of our citizens' constitutionally protected rights".
Manoj Tiwari receives death threat on SMS
NEW DELHI: Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Sunday said he had received a death threat on SMS on his mobile phone with the sender saying he was under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate him.
Capt Amarinder hosts 2 Sikh to mark 100 years of family association with regiment
CHANDIGARH: Celebrating his family’s cherished bonds with the Sikh Regiment, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday evening hosted the regiment’s jawans, JCOs and officers to mark 100 years of the Patiala family’s association with the battalion and the Indian Army.
Three persons found dead inside Delhi house
NEW DELHI: A couple and their maid were found dead with their throats slit inside a house in Vasant Vihar in south Delhi, police said on Sunday.
No CBSE fee for Delhi government students: Sisodia
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Saturday announced the students from government schools will not have to pay any fees to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
Rape victims shouldn't be forced to move court for abortion: Madras HC
CHENNAI: In a judgement which can have far-reaching consequences, the Madras High Court has ruled that a rape victim should not be compelled to "knock doors of the court" for termination of her unwanted pregnancy and that the doctors should just follow the guidelines prescribed in the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.
SC declines UP gangster's plea to attend son's wedding
NEW DELHI: "We do not want blood on our hands", the Supreme Court said as it rejected the jailed UP gangster Sunder Bhati's plea for permission to attend his son's wedding.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister attends Guptas' weddings at Auli
DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday flew to the ski resort of Auli to attend the weddings of the NRI Gupta brothers' sons, brushing aside ecological concerns over the event in the popular hill station.
Remains of human skeleton found behind Muzaffarpur hospital, probe ordered
PATNA: An investigation was ordered on Saturday after remains of human skeletons were recovered from the government-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, where 108 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and over 100 children are still being treated, officials said.
Man kills wife, 3 kids in south Delhi, arrested
NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a man, who allegedly killed his wife and three children inside a house in Mehrauli area of South Delhi.
11-year-old raped, murdered in UP
UNNAO)UP): A 11-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
NRI investor's suicide: CPI-M leaders assure action
KANNUR: Leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Kerala have assured the widow of Nigeria-based NRI businessman Sajan Parayil that action will be taken against those responsible for her husband's suicide.
4 kids electrocuted as live wire falls into pool in Uttar Pradesh
SAMBHAL: In a tragic accident, four children were electrocuted to death when a live wire snapped and fell into a tube well pool in which they were bathing.
Gang supplying illegal ammunition in Delhi busted
NEW DELHI: An inter-state gang involved in supplying ammunition to criminals in the city, western Uttar Pradesh, and other nearby regions has been busted with the arrest of two of its members by the Special Cell on Friday, the Delhi Police said.
Punjab delegation meets Meghalayan Home Minister on Sikh settlers issue
SHILLONG (MEGHALYA):: On the second day of their visit to the north-eastern state, the visiting high-level Punjab delegation on Thursday morning met Meghalyan Home Minister James K Sangma and urged him to ensure early and amicable one-time resolution of the lingering issue.
Bhatt’s conviction exposes Indian state’s revengeful character: Dal Khalsa
JALANDHAR: Jalandhar- Calling the awarding of life sentence to sacked IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on alleged concocted charges as travesty of justice, the Dal Khalsa on Thrusday slammed the Indian justice system.
Punjab delegation assures Sikhs in Shillong of full protection
SHILLONG: The high-level delegation rushed to Shillong by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has assured the Punjabi settlers there of full support to protect their fundamental rights.
Punjab CM sees dear friend Rajiv Gandhi in Rahul
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greeted Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his 49th birthday on Wednesday, saying he sees his dear friend Rajiv Gandhi in him.
Amethi celebrates Rahul Gandhi's birthday
AMETHI: Congressmen in Amethi and Sultanpur turned out in large numbers to celebrate Congress President Rahul Gandhi's 49th birthday on Wednesday and distributed sweets among children in slum dwellings.
Khaira demands dismissal of police officers involved in brutal assault on Delhi Sikh driver and his son.
CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Singh Khaira President Punjab Ekta Party(PEP) today demanded from center government to immediately dismiss the Delhi policemen involved in assault on Sikh driver and his minor son and also set up judicial commission in every state to probe complaints against police in to revive faith of people in the law and order machinery.
Punjabi cinema making waves at global level: Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi
CHANDIGARH: “The Punjabi cinema is making waves at the global level now a days and there is no corner of the world where the connoisseurs of the Punjabi cinema cannot be found.
AAP Punjab slams assault of Sikh driver by Delhi Police
CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit on Monday condemned Delhi Police's act of beating Sikh auto driver Sarabjit Singh and his son in Delhi, terming it an "act of sacrilege".
Houdini gone wrong, Bengal magician drowns in Ganga
KOLKATA: A Kolkata-based magician, who attempted an underwater escape trick like legendary magician Harry Houdini, is feared to have drowned in the Ganga as his body could not be found till Monday afternoon, police said.
Microsoft adds smart Phonetic Indic keyboards in 10 Indian languages for Windows 10
NEW DELHI: As part of its efforts to personalize technology and make it accessible for everyone, Microsoft has announced the release of smart Phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages in its May 2019 update (19H1) for Windows 10.
Captain, two militants killed in J&K gunfight
SRINAGAR: An Indian army captain and two militants were killed and three other soldiers including a major injured in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, police said.
Three Delhi policemen suspended for thrashing of Sikh auto driver and his son
NEW DELHI: Three policemen have been suspended for allegedly beating up two men after the latter's autorickshaw bumped into a police vehicle in Mukherjee Nagar area of New Delhi on Sunday.
Scholarship scam: How officials, bankers cheated poor students
NEW DELHI: Initial investigation by the CBI into the multi-crore scholarship scam reveals a deep-rooted nexus between government officials, private institutions and public sector banks to siphon-off funds meant for poorest of the poor students.
Harvinder Singh Phoolka, a human rights lawyer from India, honored in Washington
WASHINGTON: Harwinder Singh Phoolka, who has been fighting a legal battle for the Sikh victims of November 1984 organized massacres, was honored by the Washington Sikhs.
Vet Varsity Ludhiana extends date for applying 3 UG Courses
LUDHIANA: Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has extended the date for applying in degree programs in B.
AN-32 crash: Bad weather hampers operation to retrieve bodies
ITANAGAR: A search operation to retrieve the mortal remains of six of the 13 people who were killed in the AN-32 crash on June 3 were hampered due to inclement weather in the area, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Saturday.
3 Trinamool workers killed in Bengal's Murshidabad
KOLKATA: Three Trinamool Congress workers were allegedly shot dead in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Saturday, police said.
Android phones found in Chautala's Tihar jail cell
NEW DELHI: A week after IANS reported how internet telephony was helping gangsters make a killing from NCR jails, authorities in Tihar jail conducted a surprise check and found two high-end Android mobile phones hidden beneath the bedsheet of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala who is lodged there, an officer said on Friday.
Irregularities alleged in lecturers exam conducted by HPSC
KURUKSHETRA: The conduct of Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) has comes under suspicion after the candidates who appeared for written tests for the posts of lecturer commerce alleged that the irregularities have been committed in conducting tests.
Muslim students bag 80% of government scholarships
NEW DELHI: Students from the Muslim community received about 80 per cent of total scholarships offered under 20 Central government schemes in 2018-19, official data shows.
Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari
AMRITSAR: At least 130 Sikh pilgrims heading for Pakistan were left stranded at the Attari railway station on Friday as the Indian government did not grant them permission to cross the international border.
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