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Man Burns Rs 5 Lakh Cash he Stole to Get Married

April 20, 2018

SEHORE (MP): A man allegedly stole Rs 6.74 lakh cash to marry a woman he loved but when she refused, he burnt Rs 5 lakh in anger, the police said on Friday. Jitendra Goyal, a 22-year-old cashier in a finance company, was arrested on Thursday for the theft, which reportedly took place on Wednesday, the police said. Goyal had allegedly taken away R...

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SC rejects plea for SIT probe into Judge Loya's death

April 19, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed petition seeking SIT probe into the death of Judge Loya who was earlier holding trial in the Shorabuddin Sheikh staged shoot out case. Holding that there was absolutely no merit in the petition, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, said that J...

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Kathua rape and murder: Ex-J&K minister stages protest march

April 17, 2018

JAMMU: Former Jammu and Kashmir minister Choudhary Lal Singh staged a protest march here on Tuesday demanding a CBI probe in the Kathua rape and murder case. Singh stepped down as the Forest Minister along with Chander Prakash Ganga, who held the industries portfolio in the PDP-BJP government, after a public outcry over their participation in Hind...

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Sushma Swaraj condoles death of four of Indian family in US

April 17, 2018

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday condoled the death of four members of an Indian family in the US who were reported missing earlier this month. "My heartfelt condolences on the tragic deaths of Sandeep Thotapilly, Soumya and their two children," Sushma Swaraj tweeted. Stating that all the four bodies have been recover...

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Shutdown in Andhra over special status hits normal life

April 16, 2018

AMARAVATI: Normal life came to a standstill in Andhra Pradesh on Monday as the day-long shutdown called in demand for the special status category to the state evoked near total response. Shops and business establishment and educational institutions remained closed, while buses of state-owned Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC)...

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All 5 accused in Makkah Masjid blast case acquitted

April 16, 2018

HYDERABAD: A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here on Monday acquitted all five accused in the 2007 Makkah Masjid bomb blast case. Eleven years after the powerful explosion killed nine people and injured more than 50 during the Friday prayers near the iconic Charminar here, the court held that none of the charges framed against th...

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Unnao rape: CBI registers FIRs, questions BJP MLA

April 13, 2018

LUCKNOW: The CBI on Friday started questioning BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, an accused in the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. It has filed three FIRs. Sengar, the MLA from Bangarmau in Unnao district, is being questioned at the CBI office here. The agency filed the First Investigation Reports late on Thursday over the rape ...

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Manmohan Singh donates 3,500 books to Panjab University

April 11, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has donated 3,500 books from his personal library to his alma mater Panjab University (PU) here, a university official said on Wednesday. Singh, who was here on Wednesday, announced his wish to donate the books. University authorities said that arrangements would soon be made to transport books and...

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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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