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SC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh government on 'fake encounters'
The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that several fake encounters have taken place in the state in recent past.
02 Jul 2018Rajasthan
After result season, 'The Thirteens' restart life in coaching-hub Kota
Go to Kota this time of the year and you will see a rare calm: results of most major competitive exams have been declared and admissions are ongoing, thus classes are on halt.
02 Jul 2018India
File affidavit within 10-days for appointing Lokpal: SC to Center
The Supreme Court bench comprising justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi asked the central government to file an affidavit within 10 days giving details of the steps which are likely to be taken for appointing the anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal in the country.
02 Jul 2018Bihar
Bihar: Unmarried girls who cleared intermediate-exam to get Rs. 10,000
Unmarried girls, who cleared the intermediate examination from Bihar Board, will get Rs. 10,000 soon as a part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ambitious scheme 'Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana' (MKUY).
SC to hear Ahmed Patel's plea against petition challenging RS-election
The Supreme Court will hear Congress leader Ahmed Patel's petition seeking a direction to the Gujarat High Court to not proceed with a plea challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha on July 9.
02 Jul 2018Afghanistan
PM condemns Afghanistan terrorist attack; Swaraj to meet deceased's relatives
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the terror strike in Afghanistan as an attack on the nation's multicultural fabric.
02 Jul 2018India
Kerala: PFI workers attack SFI; 1 dead and 2 injured
A Students' Federation of India (SFI) leader was stabbed to death and two others were injured in an attack allegedly by members of Campus Front and Popular Front of India (PFI) at a college in Kochi in Kerala, police said.
02 Jul 2018Education
Delhi's MAIDS tops list of 'best dental college' in India
The Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), under the Government of NCT of Delhi, has been ranked the "Best Dental College in India" for the seventh year in a row.
02 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
Delhi: Residents of Sadarjung area hold march to save trees
A group of citizens in south Delhi's Safdarjung area yesterday took out a protest march to drive home the message of saving trees.
02 Jul 2018Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi: 11 of same family dead, they reportedly observed mystical-practices
In a major development in the deaths of 11 people in Burari, Delhi, the police on Sunday said the family may have been observing mystical practices.
Supreme Court to hear major cases in July, including Aadhaar
July will likely see a bunch of important verdicts and hearings in the Supreme Court, the most crucial one perhaps being the validity of Aadhaar.
ATM-body urges RBI to correct fee structure to curb losses
Confederation of ATM Industry (CATMI) sought immediate regulatory intervention to correct the fee structure in the loss-making ATM deployer industry.
New portal, more prizes: CBSE boosts rewards program for teachers
To ensure recognition for deserving teachers, the CBSE has eased rules of application for the Teacher's Award 2018: it has increased the number of rewards from 34 to 48, and launched an online portal for the entire process.
01 Jul 2018Kerala
Let nuns perform sacrament of confession in Church: Kerala outfit
Citing the alleged sexual abuse of a married woman by five priests of a church, women members of a Kerala-based outfit have sought reform of the centuries-old method of the sacrament of confession, saying nuns be allowed to perform the penance for women.
01 Jul 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Scribe killings: CBI books 3 IPFT-leaders, 300-500 activists in Tripura
CBI has booked three Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) leaders, along with 300-500 members of the political party in Tripura, after taking over the probes into the killings of two journalists in the state last year, officials said.
01 Jul 2018Delhi Police
Delhi Police seize 450 fake cards from illegal 'Aadhaar center'
Delhi Police have seized more than 450 fake Aadhaar cards in the making during a raid at an illegal center in the Shastri Nagar area, throwing light again on the vulnerabilities of the crucial document.
01 Jul 2018Gujarat
Gujarat: Couple jumps to death into canal with 2 kids
A couple has allegedly killed themselves along with their children by jumping into a canal near Jamiyatpura village in Gandhinagar's Adalaj taluka in Gujarat.
GST implementation not disruptive, best is yet to come: Jaitley
On the first anniversary of Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out, Union Minister Arun Jaitley stressed that India has been able to implement the major indirect tax reform, GST, in the least disruptive manner.
01 Jul 2018Muslims
Lucknow: BJP councilors want Lakshman-statue near iconic mosque, controversy erupts
Two Bharatiya Janta Party councillors- Ram Krishna Yadav and Rajneesh Gupta- wrote to Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia regarding construction of Lakshman statue near the iconic Teele Waali Masjid, a move opposed by Muslim clerics.
Hussain Zaidi's new novel, a tribute to men in uniform
Crime writer Hussain Zaidi pays tribute to the men in uniform in his new novel "Eleventh Hour".
As J&K-doctor treats those injured in clashes, his son dies
For Dr Abdul Gani Khan, Friday was all about treating those injured when terrorists clashed with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
01 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP-family has no oxen, no tractors, so daughters plough land
Two girls- Ravina, 13, and Shivani, 10, wake up every morning to pull plough on a land as their 60-year-old father Acheylal Aharwar tills the land.
01 Jul 2018Haryana
Mild 4.0 quake jolts Delhi, no reports of casualty
Mild tremors measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) this afternoon at around 3:40pm.
01 Jul 2018P Chidambaram
GST has become a 'bad word' among common citizens: Chidambaram
Former Finance minister P Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the central government on the first anniversary of GST regime.
India's most potent missile Agni-V to be inducted soon
India is in the process of inducting the first batch of its intercontinental ballistic missile system, Agni-V, which will bring targets across China within its range, and is expected to significantly bolster India's military prowess.
Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary
IAS officer Alka Tiwari has been named the Secretary of anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as part of a major senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government.
01 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
Delhi: DDA to handover flat to family, 39-years after booking
A family's tireless wait of 39 years for a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flat seems to be ending soon, with Delhi HC directing the land-owning agency to hand over its possession to the allottee while pulling it up for its "non-caring attitude".
01 Jul 2018Andhra Pradesh
'Honor killing': Andhra man kills daughter over her relationship
A man from Thotaravulapadu village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district allegedly killed his daughter with an axe on Saturday since he disapproved of her affair.
India needs safe-and-fast railways, not expensive bullet train: 'Metro Man'
Last September marked a landmark in India's transportation system: the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the country's first, was launched.
01 Jul 2018Uttarakhand
45 killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand
Forty-five people were killed when the bus they were traveling in rolled down a 60m gorge in Pauri Garhwal district this morning, the Uttarakhand Disaster Response Force confirmed.
01 Jul 2018WhatsApp
Islamic State offers Allahabad-youth $5000/month for information on Indian Intelligence
The terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) tried luring an Allahabad youth and offered him $5000 per month in exchange of information on Indian Intelligence Agencies.
J&K: Rajnath assures all possible help to deal with floods
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra of all possible central help to deal with the flood situation in the northern state, officials said.
01 Jul 2018Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Mandsaur-rape: 'How did the school let her leave with strangers?'
Last Tuesday, the grandmother of the eight-year-old Mandsaur victim got 30 minutes late while picking her up from school, which the family believes led to the traumatic incident: she was lured away from the premises and gangraped brutally.
Maharashtra government likely to ban plastic packaging of e-commerce products
Maharashtra government is likely to ban plastic packaging of e-commerce products as well as plastic bottles below 200ml capacity for water and beverages.
Amarnath Yatra from Jammu resumes after weather conditions improve
After remaining suspended for a day due to inclement weather, the Amarnath Yatra resumed from Jammu today, as the fourth batch of 6,877 pilgrims left for the twin base camps in Kashmir, officials said.
01 Jul 2018West Bengal
Permission denied for shooting of film on young Tagore's 'love-life'
Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Santiniketan has refused to grant permission for on-campus shooting of "Nalini" - a Priyanka Chopra production on the "relationship" between teenaged Rabindranath Tagore and a Marathi girl, university sources said.
01 Jul 2018Murder
Delhi: 11 family members found dead, some blindfolded, some gagged
In a shocking case, eleven members of a family were mysteriously found dead inside their home in Delhi's Burari today.
01 Jul 2018Indian Railways
Fraudsters, led by former-air-hostess, dupe youths of lakhs promising railway-jobs
A team of youths thought they had jobs at the Indian Railways, but when they visited the office to get their confirmation letters, all hell broke loose.
01 Jul 2018Baghpat
People will accept my theory over Darwin's in 20yrs: Minister
Union Minister Satyapal Singh yesterday reiterated his controversial claim, that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is "scientifically wrong," and predicted that his theory would replace the scientist's, "if not today, tomorrow, or 10-20 years later."
01 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi says GST has brought growth, simplicity
On the first anniversary of the GST regime, PM Narendra Modi today hailed the tax as a tool that has brought growth, simplicity, and transparency.