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15 Apr 2018Shashi Tharoor
Delhi: Man stalks teen, kidnaps her, rapes for 10 days
After Kathua and Unnao, tales of horror continue to emerge from more places. A 19-year-old woman in Delhi was allegedly kidnapped, held captive in Aman Vihar for 10 days and raped repeatedly by a 'friend.'
15 Apr 2018Indian Railways
Indian Railways may deploy chatbots to improve customer service
In its endeavor to provide better services to its users, Indian Railways may soon use chatbots to respond to train queries and boost customer experience.
14 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Unnao rape: Primary accused BJP MLA sent to 7-day CBI custody
After being arrested by the CBI on Friday, BJP MLA from Bangarmau in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, was sent to a seven-day CBI custody on Saturday.
14 Apr 2018WhatsApp
Maharashtra Police asks WhatsApp group admins to monitor objectionable content
The police in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra is asking the admins of WhatsApp chat groups to ensure that no objectionable content is circulated in the group and to monitor what group members are posting.
14 Apr 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Mehbooba Mufti wants fast-track court to hear Kathua rape case
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti has requested the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to set up a fast track court to expedite the trial of the ghastly Kathua gangrape and murder.
14 Apr 2018Kanpur
UP: Man stabs girlfriend, injures mother before killing self
A 25-year-old man hanged himself after stabbing his girlfriend and severely injuring his mother in Kanpur's Barra in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.
14 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Noted Indian abstract painter Ram Kumar passes away at 94
Noted Indian painter Ram Kumar passed away today at the age of 94.
14 Apr 2018Mumbai
Failed to solve math problem, teacher pierces 8-year-old student's throat
A government school teacher has been booked in Karjat, some 65 kms from Mumbai, for apparently thrusting a wooden cane down the throat of a class 2 pupil for failing to solve a mathematics problem.
14 Apr 2018ABVP
Another JNU Professor accused of molestation, complaint filed
A JNU Professor was accused of sexual molestation by a PhD scholar, making it the third such incident in two months.
14 Apr 2018India
Delhi: New mobile app to track interstate buses on smartphone
Nearly three lakh daily passengers at ISBTs in Delhi will soon be able to access the details of buses to neighboring states through a mobile app.
14 Apr 2018Facebook
To honor Kathua rape victim, Kerala man names daughter Asifa
Rajith Ram, a resident of Kannur and sub-editor with Mathrubhumi, named his newly born daughter Asifa Raj, in a bid to remember the Kathua rape victim.
14 Apr 2018Tamil Nadu
Life for people in TN has become a struggle: Rajinikanth
Superstar Rajinikanth said on Saturday the life for the people in Tamil Nadu has become a "struggle" as they have to launch protests to secure and ensure their due rights.
14 Apr 2018Twitter
Banker comments 'Good she was raped' for Kathua-victim, gets sacked
Vishnu Nandkumar, an assistant manager at Palarivattom branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank in Kochi, lost his job (and rightly so) for justifying the horrendous action unleashed upon the 8-year-old rape victim of Kathua.
14 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi inaugurates first health center under Ayushman Bharat Scheme
PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first health center under Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh today.
14 Apr 2018Dalit
Gorakhpur: Dalits protest against painting Ambedkar memorial in saffron
Dalit leaders in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur today took strong objection to the painting of the upper part of an under-construction Ambedkar memorial in saffron.
14 Apr 2018Sexual Assault
Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?
On December 16, 2012, a paramedical student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, an incident that forced India to confront the horrors of gender-based sexual violence prevalent in the country.
14 Apr 2018Motor Accident Claims Tribunal
Delhi: 45-year-old road accident victim's family awarded Rs. 14.72L compensation
The family members of a 45-year-old man, who died on the spot after being hit by a car in 2014, were awarded a compensation of over Rs. 14.72 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) in Delhi.
14 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
Ambedkar's statue vandalized a day before Dalit icon's birth-anniversary
A statue of BR Ambedkar in Richhpal Garhi village of Bisrakh in Greater Noida was found damaged, a day before the nation commemorates the birth anniversary of the Dalit icon.
14 Apr 2018All India Muslim Personal Law Board
Muslim groups plan protest rally to save religion, country
Imarat Shariah (House of Shariah), which is headquartered in Patna, and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), will hold a protest rally in Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday.
14 Apr 2018Hyderabad
Hyderabad man loses Rs. 1 lakh while filing I-T returns
A 30-year-old professor of a city college in Hyderabad recently lost Rs. 1 lakh through phishing while filing income tax (I-T) returns online, said the Rachakonda cyber crime police.
14 Apr 2018Ram Nath Kovind
UP Governor refers anti-organized crime UPCOC Bill to President Kovind
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today referred the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime (UPCOC) Bill, which seeks to curb organized crime, to President Ram Nath Kovind for his assent.
14 Apr 2018India
Railways' safety record in 2017-18 the best in 57 years
The railways maintained the best safety record in 2017-18 fiscal in over five decades, according to official figures.
14 Apr 2018Meerut
Meerut put on high-alert for Ambedkar Jayanti
The 127th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar will be celebrated in Meerut amid high-security and suspended Internet.
14 Apr 2018Dalit
Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman commits suicide after being sexually harassed
A Dalit woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house after allegedly being sexually harassed by two men at Raipur village in UP's Muzaffarnagar district.
14 Apr 2018Mumbai
Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train tickets to cost between Rs. 250-3,000
Tickets of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train would likely cost passengers between Rs. 250-3,000.
14 Apr 2018West Bengal
IIT-Delhi student found hanging in hostel, blames sexual assault
A 21-year-old IIT-Delhi student was founding hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room. The deceased, Gopal Maloo from West Bengal, who was a first year Masters student in Chemistry at IIT-Delhi, left behind a suicide note.
14 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Ambedkar memorial to be completed by April 2020: CM Fadnavis
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has announced that the Ambedkar memorial being built in the Indu Mill compound near Chaityabhoomi, would be completed by April 2020.
14 Apr 2018Electric Vehicles
Power Ministry offers to supply e-vehicles to government departments
The Power Ministry has reportedly offered to supply electric vehicles (EVs) to union government departments, PSUs, and other agencies.
13 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Unnao Rape Case: CBI arrests BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar
Just hours after PM Modi broke his silence over the rape cases, UP BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has been arrested by the CBI. He is accused in the Unnao rape case.
Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Modi finally breaks his silence
After being a mute spectator for days, PM Narendra Modi, on Friday, finally broke his silence on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases that shook the nation.
Tamil Nadu: Folk singer arrested for criticizing PM in song
Tamil folk singer Kovan was arrested on Friday in Tiruchirappalli for singing a song which criticized BJP, PM Modi, and VHP Rath yatra.
13 Apr 2018Andhra Pradesh
TN: TTE assaulted, pushed out of running-train for demanding ID-proof
A Travelling Ticket Examiner was allegedly assaulted and pushed out of a running train by six passengers as he reportedly demanded a fine from two of them for not having valid identity proof, police said today.
13 Apr 2018Jammu
Kathua rape: Victim's family should get justice, says Rajnath Singh
The family of the Kathua rape victim should get justice, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
13 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC agrees to hear petition to regulate powers of CJI
Days after refusing to frame rules regarding allocation of cases by the Chief Justice (CJI), the SC has agreed to hear a similar plea.
13 Apr 2018India
Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan
Comparisons between India and China are "unfair" as India "pales" before the Communist giant, which is about five times India's size, ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said as he emphasized on improving infrastructure for the country's growth.
13 Apr 2018Gurugram
Two Fortis Gurgaon cardiologists arrested for gross medical negligence
Two senior doctors attached to Gurgaon's Fortis hospital have been arrested today for gross medical negligence that resulted in the death of a 51-year-old woman last year.
13 Apr 2018Telangana
All about Telangana intermediate first, second year exam results
The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) announced the results of first and second year exams on Friday.
Modi aims to increase healthcare share in GDP to 2.5%
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set an aim to increase the share of the healthcare sector in the country's gross domestic product (GDP) to 2.5 percent, Union Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
13 Apr 2018India
Kathua-rape: Center mulls death-penalty for rapists of minors under 12
The Center is mulling the death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12, Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi said.
13 Apr 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Kathua rape-horror: Remembering his daughter, father breaks down
The nation is angry with what happened in Kathua to an eight-year-old who went to graze her horses.