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27 Aug 2018


UP: Sub-inspector deployed for CM Yogi's security ends life

A sub-inspector (SI), drawn for UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's security, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his residence in Gorakhpur, UP, apparently over a domestic dispute, the police said today.

Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath

The law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is the best the state has seen in the last 15 years, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed today.

26 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Gurudwara watchman hits girl selling rakhis; communal clash begins

A day before Raksha Bandhan, tension prevailed between the Hindu and Sikh communities outside a Gurudwara in UP's Shahjahanpur district.

25 Aug 2018


Govt clears procurement of 111 Naval helicopters at Rs. 21,000cr

In a major decision, the Defense Ministry today gave its nod to the acquisition of 111 Utility Helicopters for the Navy at a cost of over Rs. 21,000cr besides approving separate procurement proposals worth nearly Rs. 25,000cr, according to officials.

21 Aug 2018


Bihar: Woman paraded naked on streets on suspicion of murder

A woman was beaten up and paraded naked on the streets of Bihar's Bhojpur district by a mob on the suspicion of her involvement in the killing of a 19-year-old man, the police said.

19 Aug 2018


Lucknow: HC stays construction of heritage hotel in posh locality

In a jolt to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's plans to build a heritage hotel in Lucknow's posh Vikramaditya Marg, the Allahabad HC's Lucknow bench put a stay on further construction on three plots owned by either SP, Janeshwar Mishra Trust, or the Yadav family.

14 Aug 2018

Mahatma Gandhi

Irony much! Don Arun Gawli, murder convict, tops Gandhian-thought exam

Keeping in sync with his Gandhi topi, underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli has now become an expert of Gandhian philosophy by topping an exam on the same.

11 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 13-year-old girl of govt residential school raped in Bahraich

A 13-year-old girl of a state-run residential school in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly raped by a youth, police said today.

11 Aug 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: On-duty cops can't carry over Rs. 200. Here's why

In a bid to curb corruption, the police chief of Himachal Pradesh's Una district has issued a unique diktat barring on-duty cops manning checkpoints to keep more than Rs. 200 with them.

06 Aug 2018


Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma

At least 14 Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district today, police said.

03 Aug 2018

Himachal Pradesh

From bus-conductor's daughter to criminals' nightmare: An IPS officer's tale

She is the Superintendent of Police in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district whom the local drug-dealers dread.

03 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad: Lawyers go on strike after police thrashes colleague

Lawyers of a Ghaziabad court in Uttar Pradesh went on a strike yesterday over the alleged beating of their colleague by police following an argument between the advocate and an eatery owner.

02 Aug 2018


UP: Father kills daughter who wanted inter-caste marriage

A 21-year-old woman was strangled to death by her father, who was against her decision to marry a man from another caste, in Daulatpur village of UP's Lakhimpur Kheri district, police said today.

01 Aug 2018


Bihar: Rescue mission on as 3-year-old falls into borewell shaft

Rescue operations are in full swing in Munger town of Bihar for a three-year-old girl who slipped and fell into a borewell shaft, which is over 100ft deep, last evening.

31 Jul 2018


Odisha: Man arrested for killing couple, raping their daughter

A man, who had allegedly killed a woman and raped her daughter in Odisha's Bhadrak district, was arrested and today he confessed to murdering the girl's father as well, police said.

30 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Will Amar Singh join BJP? Modi's speech mentions former-SP strongman

Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi leader Amar Singh's presence at an event in Lucknow where PM Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath were present has triggered speculations about him joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Triple talaq stops men from killing wives for cheating: SP-leader

A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader has added another item to the list of most bizarre justifications for triple talaq.

21 Jul 2018


Man wanted in 2014 murder-case caught by Himachal Pradesh Police

The Himachal Pradesh Police today claimed to have caught a man, who was a proclaimed offender in a murder case registered four years ago in Odisha.

20 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu gets 24-hour helpline for protection of inter-caste couples

The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that a 24-hour helpline has been set up to investigate issues faced by inter-caste couples and offer them necessary assistance and protection.

20 Jul 2018

Shiv Sena

BJP will win no-confidence motion; why did Opposition move it?

BJP is set to face a trust vote in the Lok Sabha today, and despite Sonia Gandhi's insistence that they "have the numbers," the math is simple: NDA has 313 members in the 535-member House.

16 Jul 2018


Jharkhand: Prime accused of Khunti gang rape arrested

The prime accused in the alleged gang rape of five women in Jharkhand's Khunti district has been arrested from a village in West Singhbhum district.

04 Jul 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP: BJP-youth shoots self to prove his love for female-friend

A 30-year-old leader of the BJP's youth wing is in a critical condition after he allegedly shot himself outside the residence of his female friend to prove his love for her, police said today.

01 Jul 2018


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.

28 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Middle-aged man killed by robbers infront of daughter, grandson

A 56-year-old man was stabbed to death by robbers in front of his daughter and five-year-old grandson in Rajasthan's Udaipur city today, police said.

26 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Nepalese woman gang-raped by two gurudwara 'sevadars' in Shahjahanpur

A 30-year old Nepalese woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a gurudwara complex in the Shahjahanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, the police said today.

25 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

22 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Madras-HC angry at govt over solar fences in reserve forest

Madras HC reprimanded PWD and Forest department for allowing encroachers to put up solar-fences in the reserved forest and water-spread area in Tamil Nadu's Erode and Coimbatore districts and directed the forest department to take immediate steps to remove them.

14 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Married man scripts abduction story to leave live-in partner

A man was arrested in UP for concocting the story of his abduction after his live-in partner put pressure on him to marry her, police said.

10 Jun 2018

Mulayam Singh Yadav

After much pressure, Akhilesh Yadav leaves behind vandalized official bungalow

When a team of 'Rajya Sampatti Vibhaag' visited former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's government residence after he left, they were shocked to see the state of the house.

Lucknow: Akhilesh Yadav vacates government bungalow after Supreme Court order

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has handed over the keys of the official bungalow allotted to him on Vikramaditya Marg in Lucknow to the Uttar Pradesh estate department.

06 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019

Buoyed by opposition victory in key Lok Sabha by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today dared the BJP government at the Center to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state in 2019.

05 Jun 2018

Samajwadi Party

No seat sharing discussion with BSP yet: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav today said there was no decision on seat sharing between his party and the Bahujan Samaj Party for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and that it would be discussed at an "appropriate time".

31 May 2018

Samajwadi Party

Kairana, Noorpur by-polls: Voter turnout 50%, counting begins today

Counting of votes for the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh began today amid tight security arrangements.

28 May 2018

Section 144

After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down

The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has permanent closure of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin, after violent protests over environmental damage resulted in 13 deaths.

28 May 2018

Rashtriya Lok Dal

UP: Voting for Kairana parliamentary constituency, Noorpur Assembly seat begins

Voting for the by-elections to UP's Kairana Parliamentary constituency and Noorpur Assembly constituency began 7 am today and will continue till 6 pm.

26 May 2018


Muslim youth thrashed by right-wing organization for befriending Hindu girl

A 22-year-old Muslim youth was assaulted at Kanpur's Shivrajpur railway station by a group of men, allegedly belonging to a right-wing organization, for befriending a Hindu girl.

23 May 2018

Samajwadi Party

SP to run its cycle in MP, contesting 230 seats

The Samajwadi Party is primed to contest all 230 seats in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls scheduled later this year.

22 May 2018


Mathura police rescues 15-year-old girl, nabs 6 for sex trafficking

A 15-year-old girl from Assam was rescued from a private guest house in Mathura by the Kotwali Police.

17 May 2018


Varanasi Flyover collapse: Corporations play blame game

While the families grieve the death of their kin in the Varanasi flyover collapse earlier this week, the local administration and the work agency are busy playing a blame game.

14 May 2018


Odisha: Another Maoist killed in encounter, toll rises to 7

A Maoist was gunned down today in a fresh encounter with security forces in Sudukumpa reserve forest of Odisha's Kandhamal district, taking the total death toll to seven since yesterday's gun battle.