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Bharat Bandh: Over a dozen injured in Bihar clash

April 10, 2018

PATNA: Over a dozen of people were injured on Tuesday in a violent clash in Bihar during the "Bharat Bandh" called by various groups to protest against reservation policies, police said. Supporters, mostly upper castes youths, blocked roads and forcibly enforced the nationwide shutdown in Ara town, Bhojpur district. "More than a dozen people were...

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BJP MLA's brother arrested over death of rape victim's father

April 10, 2018

LUCKNOW: An Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA's brother was arrested on Tuesday over charges of beating a gang rape victim's father to death in police custody, an official said. A special team of the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested Atul Singh, the brother of Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Kuldeep Singh Senger from Unnao who has has been accused by the teenag...

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Centre obliged to implement Cauvery award: Supreme Court

April 09, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre for not framing a scheme for the implementation of its verdict on the sharing of Cauvery river water as it declined its plea for deferring the issue by three months. Asking the Centre to draft the scheme by May 3, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D...

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4 die in Delhi fire

April 09, 2018

NEW DELHI: Four labourers were killed in a fire that broke out in a shoe factory here on Monday, said a fire officer. The blaze started at the Raja Park factory in Sultanpuri at around 6.35 a.m. There were around a dozen labourers inside the factory when the fire broke out, the Delhi Fire Service officer said. Nine fire tenders were rushed to th...

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IAS toppers Dabi-Shafi tie knot in Jammu and Kashmir

April 09, 2018

SRINAGAR: Indian Administrative Service (IAS) toppers of 2015 Tina Dabi and Athar Amir-ul-Shafi could not have had a more romantic setting than the picturesque Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir to tie the knot. The south Kashmir town has been buzzing with activity for the last four days as guests from Shafi's ancestral village in Anantnag district and...

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Ambedkar inspiration for vibrant maritime sector: Modi

April 05, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended his greetings on National Maritime Day and said the government's efforts for a vibrant maritime sector were inspired by Dalit icon BR Ambedkar. Our efforts for a vibrant maritime sector are inspired by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. It was Babasaheb who gave topmost importance to Jal Shakti, wa...

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Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan convicted

April 05, 2018

JODHPUR: A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted actor Salman Khan in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case. The court, however, acquitted actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu in the case. Salman Khan is accused of hunting the endangered blackbuck in Kankani village near Jodhpur during the shooting of film 'Hum Saath Saath Hain'...

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SC to hear Tamil Nadu Cauvery plea on April 9

April 02, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a contempt plea of the Tamil Nadu government against the Centre for not constituting the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud posted the matter for April 9. "We understand Tamil Nadu's difficulty of not get...

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Telugu news anchor commits suicide

April 02, 2018

HYDERABAD: A Telugu news anchor committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of her apartment building here, police said on Monday. V. Radhika Reddy, 36, who was associated with the V6 News channel, killed herself at Srivila Apartment in Moosapet on Sunday night. A suicide note written in Telugu was found from her handbag. She wrote that her ...

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Woman stabs Flipkart delivery boy 20 times for late delivery

March 30, 2018

NEW DELHI: A 30-year-old woman ordered a smartphone from Flipkart. However, when the phone was not delivered on time, she got so enraged that she stabbed the delivery boy 20 times with a knife. The woman, Kamal Deep, stabbed the delivery boy identified as Keshav (28) in Nihal Vihar, Delhi, according to a report by Hindu. The woman accused Keshav o...

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