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'Chennai Express' producer surrenders in rape case

September 23, 2017

HYDERABAD: Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrendered to police here in connection with the alleged rape of a 25-year-old aspiring actress, hours after the Supreme Court dismissed his bail plea. The "Chennai Express" producer surrendered at the Hayathnagar police station on the city's outskirts around midnight. He will be produced before a court...

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Asianet TV office attacked in Kerala

September 21, 2017

ALAPPUZHA (KERALA): The office of the Alappuzha bureau of Asianet TV channel in Kerala was attacked on Thursday after the news network reported alleged involvement of a state minister in land encroachment. According to an anonymous source, the attack was result of the channel's series of reports on the alleged enchroachment of land by State Transp...

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IT raids S.M Krishna's son-in-law's firms

September 21, 2017

BENGALURU: Income Tax (IT) officials on Thursday conducted raids on former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna's son-in-law, V.G. Siddhartha's, firms here for tax evasion, a senior official said. "Raids were ongoing and officials are searching for evidences of tax evasion," IT Joint Commissioner S. Ramesh said here. Siddhartha, a businessman, i...

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Modi's birthday marked as 'Sewa Divas' by BJP

September 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Wishes poured in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday on Sunday, being observed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "Sewa Divas" or day of service. As the Prime Minister inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar project at Kevadia in Gujarat, BJP leaders and ministers took a lead in cleanliness and other campaigns. "On ...

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Shiv Sena criticises Modi’s bullet train project

September 14, 2017

Mumbai: Severely criticising the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, ruling NDA ally Shiv Sena on Thursday dismissed it as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “expensive dream” which will “loot the nation of Rs 108,000 crore”. Moreover, the newly-appointed Railway Minister Piyush Goyal — who is also the BJP treasu...

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PM Modi, Abe lay foundation stone of high-speed rail project

September 14, 2017

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project here. The ground-breaking ceremony of India's first bullet train project was performed at the Athletic Stadium near the Sabarmati railway s...

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Two young girls missing found dead in Etawah

September 14, 2017

Lucknow: Bodies of two young girls of Class 11 who went missing three days back from Kanpur suburb, were recovered from Etawah early on Thursday, police said. Yogita, 18, and Himani, 17, had gone missing from Rania in Kanpur rural on Monday. They were last seen leaving for school. They never returned. There is, however, no information about the t...

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Two arrested over Ryan International School murder

September 11, 2017

GURUGRAM: Two senior Ryan International School officials were arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a seven-year-old student, police said on Monday. "Francis Thomas, the school's northern India head and Jeyus Thomas, coordinator and Human Resource (HR) head were arrested late Sunday night under section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act," a...

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CBI books Jayanthi Natarajan for corruption

September 09, 2017

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Saturday said it has registered an FIR against former Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan in connection with allegedly granting speedy environment clearance for setting up industries in lieu of huge bribes. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) also conducted multiple raids at the properties of Natarajan in Delh...

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Maharashtra hero's widow joins Indian Army

September 09, 2017

MUMBAI/CHENNAI: Maharashtra hero, the late Col. Santosh Mahadik's widow Swati Mahadik was on Saturday commissioned into the Indian Army as a Lieutenant, officials said. As she completed her parade in Chennai on Saturday, Lt. Swati Mahadik broke down, and her family members and a senior army officer's wife consoled and hugged her and wiped the tear...

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