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09 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP bypoll: BJP breaches Azam's Rampur fortress; Akhilesh demands re-election

Though the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh retained the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat traditionally held by the party's founder, Mulayam Singh Yadav, it lost a crucial Assembly seat—Rampur, which was a bastion of SP and veteran leader Azam Khan.

05 Dec 2022

Lok Sabha

Bypolls of prestige: Akhilesh claims cops stopping people from voting

While bypolls are underway in one Lok Sabha constituency and six state Assembly seats on Monday, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed that the police and administration were stopping people from casting votes.

Bypolls underway in 7 constituencies of 6 states; Telangana tense

Bypolls are underway in seven constituencies of Bihar, Haryana, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday for electing legislators to the state Assembly.

10 Aug 2022

Samajwadi Party

Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

27 Jun 2022


Uttarakhand: Woman, six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car in Roorkee

In yet another horrifying case of sexual assault in India, a woman and her six-year-old daughter were allegedly gang-raped in a moving car by a man, who offered her a lift, and his friends.

10 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: DNA test on 'stolen' buffalo to settle ownership battle

In a first-of-its-kind case, the police in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, have ordered a DNA test on an allegedly stolen buffalo to settle an ownership dispute.

24 Dec 2020


Honda CB1300 range of motorcycles launched in Japan: Details here

Honda has launched the CB1300 range of bikes in Japan. It comes in four variants- Super Four, Super Four SP, Super Bold'or, and the Super Bold'or SP.

03 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal inaugurated by PM Modi

In what gives a major boost to India's infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh.

26 Sep 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Businessman's murder in UP: Accused IPS officer evading police's calls

IPS officer Manilal Patidar, the main accused in the murder case of a businessman in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district, is not taking the calls of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), that is probing the matter.

21 Sep 2020

Venkaiah Naidu

Eight Rajya Sabha MPs suspended; resolution against Deputy Chairman junked

After trying to stall the passage of two out of the three Agriculture Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the opposition moved an unprecedented resolution, seeking the removal of Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.

14 Sep 2020

Samajwadi Party

UP: 'Shot' businessman, who accused IPS officer of corruption, dies

A businessman from Uttar Pradesh, who accused an IPS officer of corruption, died at a hospital in Kanpur on Sunday, days after he was found with a bullet injury inside his Audi car.

21 Aug 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.

Custodial deaths in Tamil Nadu: Four cops arrested, people celebrate

A small yet substantial step in the long-drawn quest for justice for the father-son duo, who were brutally murdered in police custody last month, was undertaken with the arrest of four cops.

19 Jun 2020


Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE unveiled for international markets

Ducati has introduced a new variant of the Hypermotard 950 in the international market.

19 May 2020

Samajwadi Party

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

The cold-blooded murders of a Samajwadi Party leader and his son in Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves in Sambhal district, where the incident happened.

15 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

02 Mar 2020


SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype implodes during test: Details here

A prototype of SpaceX's highly-ambitious Starship appears to have imploded during an internal test at the company's test facility in Boca Chica, Texas.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

20 Jan 2020


'Jamtara' [Netflix] review: A gripping tale of Jharkhand's cybercrime gangs

Jamtara, an otherwise ignored, underdeveloped city/district in Jharkhand, suddenly came to national attention a couple of years back, when police teams from as many as 12 different states visited the area and made countless arrests in relation to several phishing scams originating from there.

02 Jan 2020

Mamata Banerjee

BJP's Giriraj Singh is concerned that Indians eat beef abroad

Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who fancies being called a loyal worker of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), made it to headlines due to his statements, yet again.

28 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

Days after five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a shocking video clip has surfaced.

15 Dec 2019


Here's how much the 2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade will cost

Japanese automaker Honda has revealed the pricing of its flagship motorcycle, the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade, in the UK.

15 Dec 2019


Payal Rohatgi arrested by Rajasthan Police for defaming Nehru family

Actress and model Payal Rohatgi has been arrested by Rajasthan Police for allegedly defaming the family of late politicians Motilal Nehru and Jawaharlal Nehru and other prominent Congress party leaders.

15 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Praveen Kumar drunkenly thrashed me, my minor son: Ex-cricketer's neighbor

Former cricketer Praveen Kumar is back in the news and for all the wrong reasons.

05 Dec 2019

Samajwadi Party

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.

04 Dec 2019


Jawan kills 5 colleagues, was upset over alleged leaves' denial

At least six Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were killed as they clashed among themselves in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division on Wednesday.

20 Oct 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Kamlesh Tiwari's family meets Adiyanath, demands death penalty for murderers

Two days after a leader of a Hindu outfit was murdered at his office-cum-residence in Lucknow, his family met Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.

15 Oct 2019

West Bengal

Money dispute behind Murshidabad murders, cops arrest main accused

A week after three members of the same family were brutally murdered in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police have apparently cracked the case.

11 Oct 2019

West Bengal

Murshidabad triple-murder: Police deny political angle, BJP criticizes Trinamool's governance

The horrifying murder of three members of a family in Murshidabad remained a topic of outrage on social media on Thursday.

07 Oct 2019


Maharashtra: BJP leader, his family members shot dead at house

In a shocking incident, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and his family members were shot dead by unknown assailants on Sunday night at his residence. Five people, including an accomplice, lost their lives in the carnage.

30 Aug 2019

Samajwadi Party

Uttar Pradesh: SP's Azam Khan allegedly stole buffalo, FIR registered

In 2014, Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan catapulted to national headlines after he sent Uttar Pradesh police to look for seven buffaloes allegedly "missing" from his house.

In-laws in Kashmir, no contact in 22 days: Urmila Matondkar

The annulment of Article 370, which effectively withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two UTs, has led to a political slugfest.

22 Jul 2019


Businessman pays bail money for 17 inmates on his birthday

A local businessman's birthday in Agra meant the release of 17 jail inmates who couldn't afford bail.

19 Jul 2019


'Sasural Simar Ka' child actor Shivlekh Singh dies in accident

In an unfortunate incident, child actor Shivlekh Singh, who is known for his performance in popular show Sasural Simar Ka, died in a car accident yesterday.

17 Jul 2019

Yogi Adityanath

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

At least nine people were shot dead and 25 others were injured when an alleged land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra led to a gunfight between two parties.

06 Jul 2019


Assam: Mob lynched Muslim quack to death for raping minor

On Thursday, a mob in Assam's Sitoi Adong village lynched a Muslim quack to death, after he was accused of rape by two women, including a minor.

27 Jun 2019

Tamil Nadu

In Chennai, gold has become cheaper than water, claims MP

Courtesy dried up reservoirs and scanty rainfall, Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai has become parched. The metro city is reeling under an acute water crisis throwing normal life out of gear.

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.

25 Jun 2019


Jharkhand: Muslim man lynched, 11 people held, two cops suspended

A Muslim man identified as Shams Tabrez Ansari died on Saturday (June 22) in Jharkhand, days after a mob tied him to a pole and brutally thrashed him.

24 Jun 2019


Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be remembered for unprecedented allies, and the one which topped the list was the friendship between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP).

23 Jun 2019

Kanhaiya Kumar

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) is dealing with the acute crisis of encephalitis, which has claimed the lives of more than 100 kids.

21 Jun 2019


Dehradun shocker: 11-year-old rapes 3-year-old girl. Is humanity dead?

In a discomforting incident which shows something is seriously wrong with humanity, a three-year-old was raped in Dehradun.

28 May 2019

Yogi Adityanath

UP: 10 die after drinking spurious liquor, Adityanath orders probe

Spurious liquor has once again destroyed families, this time in Uttar Pradesh. In Barabanki district of the state, 10 people died on Monday night after consuming hooch.

22 May 2019

Lok Sabha

What are EVM strongrooms? All your questions answered

The clock is ticking and by the end of Thursday, the country will know who will form the next government. The massive seven-phased elections for 543 Lok Sabha seats concluded on May 19.

04 May 2019


Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

A 19-year-old girl, who had filed a complaint that she was allegedly abducted and raped in Shimla, has recently withdrawn her statement in front of a judicial magistrate, an official who wished to remain anonymous, said.

01 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Varanasi: EC cancels nomination of PM Modi's opponent Tej Bahadur

On Wednesday, the Election Commission canceled the nomination of Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former BSF jawan, who was contesting from Varanasi as a Samajwadi Party candidate opposite Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

22 Apr 2019


Jobless techie murders wife, three children in Ghaziabad, goes missing

A software engineer, Sumit Kumar, has allegedly killed his wife and three children on Saturday.

22 Apr 2019

West Bengal

#Elections2019: Bengal like Bihar 10-15 years ago, says IAS officer

Ajay V Nayak, the special observer of Election Commission in West Bengal, recently said the situation in the state was similar to how Bihar was 10-15 years ago.

19 Apr 2019


Man slaps 'Hitler' Hardik Patel at rally, explains his act

In an unprecedented incident, a man slapped Congress leader Hardik Patel at a rally in Sundernagar in Gujarat, on Friday.

19 Apr 2019


In rare-sight, Mayawati seeks votes for Mulayam, he thanks her

Confirming that politics is an art of impossibilities, BSP chief Mayawati and SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav shared the stage in Mainpuri on Friday. Mulayam's son and party president Akhilesh Yadav also accompanied the former arch-rivals.

19 Apr 2019


Former bitter rivals Mayawati and Mulayam to share stage today

A possibility of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav sharing stage with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati would have raised eyebrows years ago, but 2019 elections are all about unlikely alliances and arithmetic.

16 Apr 2019

Samajwadi Party

Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.

15 Apr 2019

Samajwadi Party

Azam Khan sparks row with 'underwear' comment against Jaya Prada

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday sparked a controversy after he allegedly made offensive remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.

11 Apr 2019


Woman marries divorced man, leaves him, now demanding money

An FIR was lodged recently against a woman named Pooja Thakur, and eight others, who allegedly tricked a Ghaziabad trader, Arvind Mishra.

06 Apr 2019


Samajwadi Party promises to tax "ultra rich" in manifesto

The Samajwadi Party on Friday released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections in which it spoke about equality for all.

04 Apr 2019

Samajwadi Party

Recalling Azam Khan's "attacks", Jaya Prada breaks down at rally

Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada got emotional on Wednesday while addressing the crowd in Rampur of Uttar Pradesh.

28 Mar 2019

West Bengal

He's just a kid: Mamata finally responds to Rahul's allegations

Four days after Rahul Gandhi accused the Trinamool government in West Bengal of ignoring interests of people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called the Congress President "just a kid".

20 Mar 2019


Lok Sabha elections: Mayawati confirms she will not contest polls

Ending speculations, BSP Chief Mayawati announced on Wednesday she won't be contesting Lok Sabha elections saying it was more important to defeat BJP than for her to win a seat.

20 Mar 2019


Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old woman, along with a printing press owner, was arrested for allegedly killing and disposing the body of a magazine editor.

10 Feb 2019

Yogi Adityanath

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

With the death tolls in spurious liquor cases in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand having crossed 90, the UP Police, on Saturday, arrested 175 people in connection to the manufacture of spurious liquor - marking possibly the biggest-ever crackdown on the illicit alcohol business.

06 Feb 2019

Bahujan Samaj Party

Opposition stages walkout from UP Assembly over sugarcane dues issue

Opposition Samajwadi Party, BSP, and Congress today staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, alleging that the state government was not serious about paying dues of sugarcane farmers.

31 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Man loots Amazon of Rs. 30L through fraud refunds

A 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, for allegedly duping e-commerce giant Amazon of Rs. 30 lakh.

26 Jan 2019


Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka

Technology may have made our lives easier but when it falls into the wrong hands, the outcomes are not pleasant.

14 Jan 2019


After SP joins hands with BSP, party member expresses displeasure

A day after Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party's Mayawati announced their grand alliance in an anticipated press conference in Lucknow, an MLA has expressed concern over them teaming up.

12 Jan 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hits out at BSP-SP grand alliance

Any grand alliance of Opposition parties against the BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will bring in anarchy, corruption and political instability, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today.