The Tribune: News

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.

26 Jun 2020


Gurugram to be put under partial lockdown for two weeks

Some parts of Gurugram, Haryana, will be locked down for two weeks to tackle the surge in coronavirus cases, a report in The Times of India said on Friday.

20 Jul 2019

West Bengal

He was once a Naxalite, now teaches students for free

Years before mathematician Anand Kumar launched his famed Super 30 program, a West Bengal man started free coaching to help uplift the underprivileged.

01 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

A 28-year-old man has been arrested from Faridkot in Punjab, for allegedly spying for the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan, the police said on Sunday.

10 Oct 2018


Gurugram: Pregnant-woman alleges love jihad, says husband abandoned her

A 24-year-old girl has alleged she is a victim of love jihad and registered a complaint with the Gurugram police.

21 Jul 2018

Times of India

Haryana 'godman' arrested for allegedly raping, filming 120 women

A 60-year-old chief priest at the Balaknath Temple in Haryana's Tohana was arrested after videos of him raping a woman surfaced online.

16 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Harish Khare, The Tribune editor, quits amid reports of pressure

Adding to the long line of esteemed Indian journalists who have resigned or been removed from their positions in recent times, Harish Khare has now quit as editor-in-chief of The Tribune, The Wire reports.

07 Jan 2018


UIDAI lodges FIR against The Tribune for Aadhaar report

According to an Indian Express report, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has lodged an FIR against The Tribune newspaper and one of its journalists over a report which alleges that Aadhaar numbers are anonymously sold over WhatsApp.

05 Jan 2018


'Irrespective of laws, result is abuse': Snowden on Aadhaar controversy

One more name, and a famous one at that, has been added to the list of people opposing Aadhaar.

27 Dec 2017


When 'Blue Whale' triggered a bomb threat and mass panic

An incident in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, has proven how the Blue Whale 'challenge' can harm not just its 'players', but also other unrelated innocents.