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Woman gang raped in front of husband, child in UP

October 07, 2017

LUCKNOW: A 30-year-old woman was gang raped by four men in front of her husband and infant son in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday. The criminals intercepted the family which was on a bike on a deserted stretch of road and dragged them to a sugarcane field. They tied her husband to a tree and threatened to harm their child i...

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CBI questions Lalu in IRCTC case

October 05, 2017

NEW DELHI: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday appeared before the CBI here in response to its summons to join investigation in the probe into alleged irregularities in the IRCTC hotels' contract case. Lalu Prasad appeared at the Central Bureau of Investigation headquarters on Lodhi Road in south Delhi at around 11.30 a.m. "His questioning has start...

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Vijay Mallya arrested and then granted bail in money laundering case

October 03, 2017

NEW DELHI: Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya has been arrested in a second money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate, the UK's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Tuesday. He was later released on bail. The 61-year-old businessman, already out on bail on an extradition warrant executed by the Metropolitan Police earlier thi...

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Kerala High Court grants bail to superstar Dileep

October 03, 2017

KOCHI: Malayalam superstar Dileep, arrested for alleged involvement in the conspiracy behind the kidnapping of an actress, was on Tuesday granted bail by the Kerala High Court. The bail conditions include surrendering his passport, furnishing a bond of Rs 1 lakh and a pledge to stay away from witnesses in the case. This is the third time Dileep h...

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Three selfie-clicking youths run over by train near Bengaluru

October 03, 2017

BENGALURU: A train ran over three youths on Tuesday while they were reportedly clicking selfies on railway tracks near here, police said. The incident took place at around 8.30 a.m. between Hejjala and Bidadi stations. "The youths were run over by Golgumbaz Express going to Mysuru from Bengaluru. Witnesses claimed they were taking selfies. We ar...

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Five of a family found murdered in Rajasthan

October 03, 2017

JAIPUR: Five members of a family were found murdered in Rajasthan's Alwar district on Tuesday, police said. "The victims comprised a man and four children. The bodies with their throats slit and stabbed, were found in a house in Shivaji Park colony at around 6.30 a.m.," Rahul Prakash, superintendent of police, Alwar, said on phone. "We have laun...

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Banwarilal Purohit is new Governor of Tamil Nadu

September 30, 2017

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Banwari Lal Purohit as Tamil Nadu governor on Saturday. It is the first time that the state has got a full time governor after K Rosaiah retired in August 2016. Maharashtra governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had additional charge of Tamil Nadu since Mr Rosaiah's retirement. ...

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Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami

September 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occassion of Durga Ashtami. "Durga Ashtami greetings to everyone. May the blessings of Maa Durga bring joy, peace in our society and remove all forms of injustice," Modi tweeted. He also said that on the eighth day of Navratri, we pray to Maa Maha Gauri. "May her blessi...

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Actor Rajasekhar's mother passed away

September 27, 2017

'Dr Rajesekhar Family with mother' Actor Rajasekhar's mother Aandal Varadaraj passed away on Wednesday at Hyderabad. She was 82. She is survived by three sons and two daughters. Actor Rajasekhar is her second son. The last rites will be performed tomorrow morning in Chennai. ...

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Actor Dileep offered Rs 3 cr for abduction, Kerala HC told

September 27, 2017

KOCHI: The prosecution in the actress abduction case on Wednesday informed the Kerala High Court that arrested Malayalam actor Dileep had offered Rs 3 crore for abduction of the actress in February this year. The prosecution informed that Dileep offered Pulsar Suni Rs 1.50 crore for carrying out the abduction, and in case he gets caught in the act...

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