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Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

06 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

In recent days, lakhs of birds have died across India as at least four states have confirmed bird flu outbreaks.

Janhvi Kapoor buys plush new home worth Rs. 39 crore

05 Jan 2021

Janhvi Kapoor buys plush new home worth Rs. 39 crore

Bollywood actor Janhvi Kapoor has recently bought an expensive property in an upscale area in Mumbai, several reports said.

Sushant had been unwell since 2013, sisters told Mumbai Police

02 Sep 2020

Sushant had been unwell since 2013, sisters told Mumbai Police

At least three members of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family — two of his sisters and one brother-in-law — acknowledged his mental health problems in statements given to Mumbai Police, after he died in June, reports IE.

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

04 May 2020

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

After keeping operations suspended for over a month, ride-hailing giant Uber has begun operations in select cities and districts across India.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

09 Apr 2020

Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

TV actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played the role of Sugriva and Bali, in Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, has passed away.

Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices

02 Jan 2020

Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices

Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has gone where no other state went before — it is making rioters pay for damaging public property.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

25 Jun 2019

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving 20 year sentence for rape and murder, has sought 42-day parole for "farming his fields" in Haryana's Sirsa.

Haryana: Ram Rahim sentenced to life imprisonment for journalist's murder

17 Jan 2019

Haryana: Ram Rahim sentenced to life imprisonment for journalist's murder

On Thursday, a special CBI court in Panchkula awarded a life imprisonment sentence to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his involvement in the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

Kabaddi ace Anup Kumar announces retirement

20 Dec 2018

Kabaddi ace Anup Kumar announces retirement

Kabaddi legend Anup Kumar announced his retirement with immediate effect on the background of the Pro Kabaddi League 2018.

Rakhi blames Tanushree for injuries; Tanushree loses faith in Jesus

16 Nov 2018

Rakhi blames Tanushree for injuries; Tanushree loses faith in Jesus

Over the past few weeks, the course of Tanushree Dutta's #MeToo movement has taken a different turn.

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

05 Oct 2018

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving a jail term in two rape cases, was today granted bail in a case related to alleged castration of 400 of his followers.

Panchkula: 22-yr-old alleges rape by 40 men for four days

20 Jul 2018

Panchkula: 22-yr-old alleges rape by 40 men for four days

A 22-year-old woman in Haryana's Panchkula has alleged that she was raped by 40 men after being held captive in a guesthouse in Morni Hills, where she had gone to find a job, for four days.

Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us

30 May 2018

Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us

Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.

Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet

09 May 2018

Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet

A former driver of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has testified in court that a sect follower was killed on the directions of the self-styled godman.

Honeypreet's mother sends defamation notice to Rakhi Sawant

05 Jan 2018

Honeypreet's mother sends defamation notice to Rakhi Sawant

In a rather bizarre move, Honeypreet Insan's mother has now sent a legal notice to actress Rakhi Sawant seeking an apology from Rakhi for defaming her daughter, reports a news agency.

Home-cooked food, extra facilities: Honeypreet getting VIP treatment in prison?

01 Nov 2017

Home-cooked food, extra facilities: Honeypreet getting VIP treatment in prison?

A month after Honeypreet Insan's arrest, reports have emerged that the adopted daughter of 'godman' Ram Rahim Singh is getting VIP treatment in Ambala Central Jail.

Honeypreet's first night in prison: Skips dinner, spends sleepless night

15 Oct 2017

Honeypreet's first night in prison: Skips dinner, spends sleepless night

Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet reportedly skipped dinner and didn't have a sound sleep on her first night in the Ambala central jail.

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

11 Oct 2017

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

In a fresh development, Honeypreet Insan has confessed to inciting violence in Panchkula.

Honeypreet's remand extended by three days

10 Oct 2017

Honeypreet's remand extended by three days

The six-day remand of Honeypreet, Ram Rahim's adopted daughter who was arrested on October 3, has been extended by another three days by the Panchkula court.

Was Honeypreet Insan behind the Panchkula violence?

06 Oct 2017

Was Honeypreet Insan behind the Panchkula violence?

Days after Honeypreet was taken into custody, Dera supporters have alleged that she was the one who planned and sponsored the Panchkula violence after Ram Rahim's conviction.

Panchkula court sends Honeypreet to six-day police custody

04 Oct 2017

Panchkula court sends Honeypreet to six-day police custody

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'adopted daughter' Honeypreet Insan and her female associate, Jagdeep Kaur, were produced before a local court today.

Honeypreet surrenders, claims innocence after absconding for over a month

03 Oct 2017

Honeypreet surrenders, claims innocence after absconding for over a month

On October 3, after absconding for over a month, Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, surrendered to Haryana Police.

"Honeypreet was Ram Rahim's de-facto wife, adoption a sham"

23 Sep 2017

"Honeypreet was Ram Rahim's de-facto wife, adoption a sham"

Vishwas Gupta, Honeypreet Insan's ex-husband addressing a press conference revealed that she wasn't Ram Rahim's legally adopted daughter.

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet, Aditya Insan top most-wanted list of 43

18 Sep 2017

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet, Aditya Insan top most-wanted list of 43

The Haryana government has released a list of 43 most-wanted over the Panchkula violence. Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet and Dera spokesperson Aditya Insan top the list; the latter is wanted for sedition.

Rogue cops planned to free Ram Rahim, shift to Himachal

16 Sep 2017

Rogue cops planned to free Ram Rahim, shift to Himachal

Police have said that the Haryana commandos who tried to free Ram Rahim after his conviction were planning to take him to a hideout in Himachal Pradesh.

Ram Rahim on trial again: Hearing in 2 murder-cases begins

16 Sep 2017

Ram Rahim on trial again: Hearing in 2 murder-cases begins

Hearing on two murder cases related to Ram Rahim, rape convict, will be conducted today. To prevent a massacre like last time, security has been tightened in Panchkula.

Six cops arrested for trying to free Ram Rahim

15 Sep 2017

Six cops arrested for trying to free Ram Rahim

Six cops have been arrested for attempting to free Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh after his conviction by a court.

Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

07 Sep 2017

Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

Police have said the Dera Sacha Sauda spent at least Rs. 5cr to fuel violence in the aftermath of Ram Rahim Singh's conviction.

Ram Rahim's daring escape plan... And how cops foiled it

31 Aug 2017

Ram Rahim's daring escape plan... And how cops foiled it

There's no question the Haryana Police did a bad job of controlling the Panchkula violence despite having prior warning.

Panchkula riots: We did a good job, says Haryana CM

30 Aug 2017

Panchkula riots: We did a good job, says Haryana CM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar seems to have given himself a clean chit in the Panchkula riots case.

The making of a riot: How Dera followers planned mayhem

27 Aug 2017

The making of a riot: How Dera followers planned mayhem

It appears that the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda had made plans ahead of Friday's verdict against Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to cause mayhem in Panchkula.

Dera violence: Punjab & Haryana HC slams state, centre governments

27 Aug 2017

Dera violence: Punjab & Haryana HC slams state, centre governments

The Punjab and Haryana High Court called out the centre and the Haryana state government for their inability to control widespread violence following the verdict in the Ram Rahim Singh rape case.

Haryana sacks Deputy AG Salwara caught carrying Ram Rahim's suitcase

26 Aug 2017

Haryana sacks Deputy AG Salwara caught carrying Ram Rahim's suitcase

Following the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan in a rape case, Haryana fired its Deputy Advocate General, Gurdass Singh Salwara, as he was seen holding the so-called guru's suitcase.

The Dera riots: Who's at fault for the violent rampage?

26 Aug 2017

The Dera riots: Who's at fault for the violent rampage?

Thirty people have been killed and 250 injured in violence that broke out after Guru Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of sexual assault.

Ram Rahim verdict: Violence breaks out, 30 dead, curfew imposed

25 Aug 2017

Ram Rahim verdict: Violence breaks out, 30 dead, curfew imposed

After Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in a 2002 rape case, violence erupted across northern India. At least 30 people are dead and 250 injured.

Guru Ram Rahim Singh convicted in 2002 rape case

25 Aug 2017

Guru Ram Rahim Singh convicted in 2002 rape case

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, chief of Dera Sacha Sauda based in Haryana's Sirsa, has been convicted in a 2002 rape case.

Ram Rahim Case: Internet suspended in Punjab/Haryana for 72 hours

24 Aug 2017

Ram Rahim Case: Internet suspended in Punjab/Haryana for 72 hours

A day before the verdict in Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's rape case, mobile internet services have been suspended in Punjab and Haryana.

20,000 head to Panckhula before Ram Rahim Singh rape verdict

23 Aug 2017

20,000 head to Panckhula before Ram Rahim Singh rape verdict

Two days before verdict is to be declared in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, about 20,000 followers have gathered in Panchkula, near the Naam Charcha Ghar in Sector 23, and have pitched tents there.

Chandigarh stalking: Missing CCTV footage, victim-blaming makes case murkier

07 Aug 2017

Chandigarh stalking: Missing CCTV footage, victim-blaming makes case murkier

Chandigarh police have failed to retrieve important CCTV footage from the route on which Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala's son and his friend allegedly stalked a woman at midnight two days ago.