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29 Sep 2017Delhi
Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner
In a horrific incident, a 28-year-old Delhi woman was brutally raped by 23 men after being allegedly abducted from the outskirts of Bikaner.
29 Sep 2017Education
Jamia's new night-out guideline for female hostelers sparks row
After Banaras Hindu University, now Jamia Millia Islamia is under scanner for trying to regulate the personal freedom of female students.
28 Sep 2017Lucknow
Atal Bihari Vajpayee not on voters' list for Lucknow civic-polls
Ahead of the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name has been struck off the Lucknow Municipal Corporation's voter list.
28 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Kerala priest released from IS captivity in Yemen meets Modi
Father Tom Uzhunnalil met PM Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for their support.
28 Sep 2017Bombay High Court
Journalist Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, pleads not guilty
A Mapusa sessions court has framed charges of rape, sexual harassment and wrongful restraint against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.
28 Sep 2017Telangana
IAF trainee aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot ejects safely
An Indian Air Force (IAF) HAL Kiran trainee aircraft has crashed in Telangana's Keesara village.
28 Sep 2017Haryana
Dera's 'Qurbani League' threatens to kill Ram Rahim's opponents
The Dera Sacha Sauda's 'Qurbani League' has reportedly issued a threat to kill those speaking against its convicted chief Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim.
28 Sep 2017India
Deadline for obtaining Aadhaar for government subsidies extended by 3-months
There is good news for those looking to avail government schemes and subsidies but missed the Aadhaar deadline.
28 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Terrorists drag BSF jawan from home in Kashmir, kill him
A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan named Rameez Parray was killed by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Hajin, Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir.
27 Sep 2017Delhi
IIT Delhi student finds dead mouse in hostel food!
Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi is one of the country's premier institutes, but it looks like one cannot expect "premier" food quality at the hostels here!
27 Sep 2017Madurai
News website faces threats over Madurai temple half-naked girls' story
Coimbatore-based news website, Covai Post, published a story on the bizarre, "ancient" ritual performed in a temple in Madurai's Vellalur involving half-naked girls.
27 Sep 2017Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl
Winning hearts again, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has granted a medical visa to yet another ailing Pakistani, despite the rising Indo-Pak tensions.
27 Sep 2017Hyderabad
200 Hyderabad techies caught in income tax refund scam
Investigators from Hyderabad's Central Crime Station (CCS) have busted at least 200 IT employees for faking disability and chronic illness of family members to claim income tax refunds fraudulently.
27 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Operation Arjun: BSF targets Pak officers' properties over ceasefire violation
The Border Security Force has reportedly targeted residences and farms of serving and former Pakistani army officers located near the border under 'Operation Arjun'.
Centre to increase retirement-age of govt. doctors to 65 years
To address the shortage of doctors in India and boost public healthcare services, the Centre has decided to extend the retirement age of central government doctors to 65 years from 60.
27 Sep 2017Xiaomi
Xiaomi's 'Diwali with Mi': All the best deals
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has kick-started its Diwali sale, which will continue till September 29.
Indian troops battle Naga insurgents along Indo-Myanmar border
A firefight broke out between Indian Army troops and Naga insurgent group NSCN(K) along the Indo-Myanmar border in the early hours of Wednesday.
Govt. to bar tobacco shops from selling colas, candies
The Union health ministry has proposed that tobacco sellers should register with local civic authorities and stop selling candies and cold drinks which could attract non-smokers to their stores.
27 Sep 2017Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old girl's molestation caught on CCTV; two arrested
In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old girl was groped and molested by a man in broad daylight at an apartment complex in Sadar Bazaar of Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri.
27 Sep 2017Kerala
149 Indians prisoners in Sharjah to be released
On his visit to Kerala, H.H. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi announced a decree which will help release 149 Indians in Sharjah jails.
27 Sep 2017Varanasi
BHU chief proctor takes moral responsibility, resigns over violence
BHU's Chief Proctor ON Singh has resigned after taking moral responsibility for the violence on the university campus following the alleged molestation of a student.
27 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmir is 'The Warmest Place On Earth', says new ad
What is most remarkable about Jammu and Kashmir? Violence? Its paradisiacal beauty? No. According to the state government, it is the hospitality of its locals.
Mahamana Express in "bad condition" after maiden journey; passenger-amenities stolen
When the high-profile Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express returned to Vadodara after its very first trip, railway officials were shocked to find some passenger amenities on the train were missing!
26 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Lashkar-e-Islam Chief Abdul Qayoom Najar gunned down in Uri
In a major victory for security forces in the fight against terror in Jammu & Kashmir, dreaded terrorist Abdul Qayoom Najar was gunned down in an encounter in Uri.
26 Sep 2017Andhra Pradesh
ACB finds 11kg gold while raiding Andhra Pradesh babu's house
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has nabbed two babus in Andhra Pradesh having disproportionate assets worth several crores.
26 Sep 2017West Bengal
Goddess Durga clad in 22kg gold saree at London-themed pandal
As Kolkata celebrates Durga Puja in full-swing, one pandal in Santosh Mitra Square has been getting major attraction!
26 Sep 2017Varanasi
BHU could have avoided the controversy, says probe report
On September 26, an investigation by Varanasi Commissioner Nitin Gokarn into the unrest at BHU held the university administration responsible for the violence.
26 Sep 2017Bombay High Court
Tarun Tejpal rape case: HC approves framing of charges
The High Court of Bombay at Goa has allowed framing of rape charges against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal at a lower court in Mapusa.
26 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi HC dismisses Honeypreet's anticipatory bail plea
The jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's adopted daughter, Honeypreet Insan, had filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Delhi HC, alleging she was facing life-threat from drug mafias.
26 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
BHU vice-chancellor: 'Can't run university if listen to every girl'
BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said the molestation incident that led to student protests and a lathi charge was "created by outsiders" with "vested interests."
26 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, one terrorist killed
The Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control, killing one terrorist in Uri sector north of Baramulla district, Kashmir.
You may soon use biometrics, not IDs to enter airports
Soon, a mobile phone is all you may need to board domestic flights.
Python trains: India's efficient, cost-effective answer to ferrying of goods
Several Pythons and Anacondas are slithering across India, ferrying goods everyday, making long-distance transportation efficient and cost effective.
25 Sep 2017Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Farmer in Mahasamund gets Rs. 77cr electricity bill
Ram Prasad, a marginal farmer in Chhattisgarh's Mahasamund district, was left in shock when he received an electricity bill of whopping Rs. 76.73cr from the State Power Distribution Company.
25 Sep 2017India
Bibek Debroy appointed Chairman of PM Modi's Economic Advisory Council
Amid criticism of Centre's GST regime and demonetization drive, and an economic slowdown, PM Narendra Modi has decided to constitute the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).
25 Sep 2017India
Why was HT's editor-in-chief asked to leave abruptly?
Fuelling the many theories behind the sudden exit of Hindustan Times' editor-in-chief Bobby Ghosh, comes another, this time by the independent news website The Wire.
25 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
BHU violence: Modi and Shah discuss lathi-charge incident with Yogi
On September 25, during the BJP's National Executive meet's sidelines, PM Modi and Amit Shah discussed the police lathi-charge incident in Varanasi's Banaras Hindu University (BHU) with UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
25 Sep 2017Haryana
Blue Whale challenge: 17-year-old Haryana student hangs himself
Karan Thakur, a 17-year-old student of Chandigarh's DAV School, reportedly hanged himself in Panchkula, Haryana.
25 Sep 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Ram Rahim appeals against CBI court verdict in HC
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has filed an appeal in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the rape conviction verdict of the Panchkula's Special CBI Court.
25 Sep 2017Bollywood
Delhi HC acquits 'Peepli Live' co-director in 2015 rape case
The Delhi High Court has acquitted 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui in a 2015 rape case.