Srijita Sen

Srijita Sen

12 Mar 2021

World

Putin: US Capitol unrest was merely a 'stroll'

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday characterized the January insurrection at the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump as a stroll.

11 Mar 2021

Mumbai

Explosives-laden SUV: Jaish-ul-Hind's Telegram channel created in Tihar, says police

A Telegram channel through which an organization named Jaish-ul-Hind had claimed responsibility for placing an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, was created in the Tihar area of Delhi, a senior Mumbai Police official said on Thursday.

11 Mar 2021

Delhi

Two arrested for planning to kill Nihang Sikh Jathebandi head

The Delhi Police has arrested two people who were planning to kill the head of the largest Nihang Sikh Jathebandi in Punjab as well as a witness in a murder case, officials said on Wednesday.

10 Mar 2021

Delhi

1,829 arrested, 755 FIRs lodged in northeast Delhi riots

As many as 755 FIRs have been registered and 1,829 people were arrested in connection with the northeast Delhi riots last year, the Centre informed Parliament on Wednesday.

10 Mar 2021

India

Shimla: Eight dead, 11 hurt as bus falls into gorge

Eight people were killed and 11 injured as a private bus fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Wednesday, police said.

10 Mar 2021

India

Kolkata cocaine case: Two more held, 10 arrested so far

Two persons have been arrested from Kolkata in connection with a drug haul case in which two BJP leaders in West Bengal were apprehended earlier, police said on Wednesday.

09 Mar 2021

India

Delhi HC slams flight passengers for not wearing masks properly

The Delhi High Court has taken strong note of an alarming situation of passengers not properly wearing masks in flights and issued guidelines to all domestic airlines and DGCA for strict compliance, including penal action for offenders and periodical checks of the aircraft on Monday.

09 Mar 2021

India

Over 20 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in a day

More than 20 lakh people were inoculated against coronavirus on March 8, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number of vaccine doses administered in the country to over 2.3 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

09 Mar 2021

Business

Sensex rallies over 500 points in early trade

Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 500 points in opening trade on Tuesday tracking gains in index majors HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries amid mixed cues from global markets.

09 Mar 2021

India

Women's Day: Widows of Vrindavan vaccinated against COVID-19

Two dozen widows at Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district got vaccinated against COVID-19 on International Women's Day on Monday, according to a non-government organization (NGO).

08 Mar 2021

Mumbai

NIA to probe case of explosives-laden car found near Antilia

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the case of a vehicle laden with explosives being found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai, an official spokesperson said on Monday.

08 Mar 2021

World

Scientists bat for hosting virtual conferences even after COVID-19

Despite "Zoom fatigue" and the inability to simulate in-person networking with colleagues, scientists want conferences to be held virtually even after the COVID-19 pandemic is over, citing ease of attending from anywhere and low carbon footprint among its many perks.

08 Mar 2021

Politics

Ready to take up any responsibility, says 'Metroman' Sreedharan

"Metroman" E Sreedharan on Sunday said he was ready to take up any responsibility given to him by the BJP, which he had recently joined.

06 Mar 2021

India

Jammu: Three booked for duping man of Rs. 1.92 crore

Three persons, including a woman, were booked on Saturday by the Crime Branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly duping a man of Rs. 1.92 crore on the pretext of selling him a house in a posh area in Jammu, officials said.

06 Mar 2021

India

Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two

Raped on several occasions by two men at the age of 12 about 27 years ago, the victim, who had become a mother, has now lodged a case against the accused on court orders after her son inquired about his father's name.

05 Mar 2021

India

Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.

05 Mar 2021

India

Be sensitive, don't publicize Pune woman's death: Bombay-HC tells media

The Bombay High Court has asked the media not to give unnecessary publicity to an incident where a woman allegedly died by suicide in Pune and her suspected illicit relations with a man, according to an order made available on Friday.

05 Mar 2021

World

UK police won't probe journalist over 1995 Diana interview

British police said on Thursday that they will not launch a criminal investigation into journalist Martin Bashir over his 1995 interview with Princess Diana.

04 Mar 2021

India

Ease of Living Index: Bengaluru, Shimla 'most liveable' cities

Bengaluru was adjudged the most liveable among 111 cities in India in the government's Ease of Living Index (EoLI) released on Thursday, followed by Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Surat, Navi Mumbai, Coimbatore, Vadodra, Indore, and Greater Mumbai.

04 Mar 2021

India

SC: Private hospitals should treat elderly on priority amid pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that elderly people be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals besides at government medical institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

03 Mar 2021

India

UP: Man kills minor girl after failed rape bid, arrested

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing a minor girl in Bulandshahr after a failed rape attempt, police said, adding that the victim's body was exhumed from his house.

03 Mar 2021

Politics

Follow Gandhi's lead, apologize for Gujarat riots: NCP tells BJP

The Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Wednesday sought an apology from the BJP over the two-decade-old Gujarat riots, like Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has done over the Emergency imposed by his late grandmother over four decades ago.

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