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CBI raids NDTV's Prannoy Roy's residence in Delhi

June 05, 2017

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Monday raided NDTV founder Pronnoy Roy's residence here and registered a case against him and his wife for causing alleged loss to a bank. The Central Bureau of Investigation registered the case against Roy, his wife Radhika Roy, a private company and others and conducted searches at Roy's Greater Kailash-I residence in south...

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22 charred to death in UP bus accident

June 05, 2017

LUCKNOW: At least 22 persons on Monday were charred to death in Uttar Pradesh after their bus caught fire following a massive collision with a truck on a national highway in Bareilly, police said. The accident occurred at around 2.30 a.m. near the inverted University turn when the bus from New Delhi heading towards Gonda collided head on with a s...

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IS has failed to create base in India: Rajnath

June 03, 2017

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the Islamic State (IS) has failed to make its base in India, which has the second largest Muslim population in the world. "India is the second country with the highest number of Muslims. Despite having that large a Muslim population, the IS has failed to spread its wings here," Singh said at ...

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6 soldiers injured in militant attack in Kulgam

June 03, 2017

SRINAGAR: At least six soldiers were injured on Saturday when militants attacked an army vehicle on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Kulgam district. Police said militants fired at a vehicle in Hillar (Qazigund) area of the district. The injured have been shifted to hospital. One soldier sustained critical injuries, police said. ...

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Maneka hospitalised in Pilibhit after breathing problem

June 02, 2017

PILIBHIT (UP): Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was today admitted to a hospital here after complaining of breathing trouble. Gandhi, the local MP, had held a meeting with the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police this morning, after which she went to a guest house at Bisalpur road. After having trouble breathing, she was rushed to the dis...

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4.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Delhi

June 02, 2017

NEW DELHI: A 4.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Delhi and adjoining areas of National Capital Region (NCR) early Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said. The tremors lasted for nearly one minute around 4:20 a.m. and woke up many in Delhi and neighbouring areas. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Goha...

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Army kills five Pakistani soldiers along J&K border today

June 01, 2017

JAMMU: The Indian Army on Thursday killed five Pakistani soldiers in retaliatory firing on the border in Jammu and Kashmir, Army sources said. The firing took place in Bhimber and Battal sectors, the sources said. ...

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Telangana became the first state in the country to launch official e-wallet.

June 01, 2017

HYDERABAD: Telangana, the newly-created state on Thursday launched the T-Wallet, the official digital wallet of the state, offering anytime anywhere platform for digital payments with no additional charge for the citizens. This is the first official e-wallet from any state government in India, officials here said. Using this platform, the citizen...

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Failed Class 12 students in Bihar continue protests

June 01, 2017

PATNA: Hundreds of Class 12 students in Bihar who have failed in their exams continued their protests here for the second consecutive day on Thursday demanding re-checking of their answer sheets, police said. More than 8 lakh of over 12 lakh students who appeared for the Class 12 exams, conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), this ...

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Jaitley dismisses allegation of running proxy government in Tamil Nadu

June 01, 2017

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday dismissed allegations that the BJP is running a proxy government in Tamil Nadu and said there was nothing unusual in state ministers coming to meet central ministers in Delhi regarding their state. "As far as Tamil Nadu is concerned we don't even have a single MLA in the Assembly. There is an el...

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