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Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman

30 Jun 2020

Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman

In a shocking incident, a government employee in Andhra Pradesh brutally assaulted a woman colleague after she asked him to wear a mask.

Firing at Indo-Nepal border kills one Indian, two injured

12 Jun 2020

Firing at Indo-Nepal border kills one Indian, two injured

Amid deterioration of Indo-Nepal diplomatic relations, one Indian died and two others were injured on Friday when Nepal border police fired inside their territory after an altercation.

BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

11 Jun 2020

BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

The Congress in Rajasthan sniffed a plot to destabilize its government by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and as a precautionary measure, moved nearly 107 MLAs and independents supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's regime to a resort at the outskirts of Jaipur on Wednesday.

New Zealand 'eliminates' coronavirus; cases down to single digits

27 Apr 2020

New Zealand 'eliminates' coronavirus; cases down to single digits

New Zealand has achieved its goal of "elimination" of the coronavirus as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said they have "won the battle" against community transmission.

After backlash, Deepika's conversation with WHO chief put on hold

23 Apr 2020

After backlash, Deepika's conversation with WHO chief put on hold

Recently, Deepika Padukone announced that she would collaborate with the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to discuss the importance of mental health in light of the coronavirus crisis.

Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

09 Apr 2020

Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

01 Mar 2020

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

31 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

UP: 11 die in anti-CAA protests, cops contradict number

21 Dec 2019

UP: 11 die in anti-CAA protests, cops contradict number

The stir against Citizenship Amendment Act has thrown normal life out of gear in Uttar Pradesh and has taken the lives of 11 people in the last two days, TOI reported citing hospitals' data.

Hyderabad encounter: Law did its duty, says Commissioner on criticism

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Law did its duty, says Commissioner on criticism

Hours after the four accused in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were killed in an encounter, Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar said the law has done its duty.

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

05 Dec 2019

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.

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

05 Nov 2019

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

The situation in Delhi/NCR has invited criticism for governments, and rightly so. As residents are gasping for fresh air, they want authorities to take swift action.

Transport strike continues in Telangana, CM says will not surrender

13 Oct 2019

Transport strike continues in Telangana, CM says will not surrender

The stand-off between the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) and the state government, run by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, isn't nearing an end.

Law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, arrested

25 Sep 2019

Law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, arrested

Weeks ago, a 23-year-old law student alleged BJP leader Chinmayanand, who wields immense power in Uttar Pradesh, raped her.

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

09 Sep 2019

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

Rajasthan: 15 hours after gang frees criminal, police register FIR

09 Sep 2019

Rajasthan: 15 hours after gang frees criminal, police register FIR

It took Rajasthan police more than 15 hours to register an FIR against a gang, which barged into a police station to free one of Haryana's most-dreaded criminals on Friday.

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

02 Sep 2019

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

A hearing and speech impaired pregnant woman was beaten by a mob in Delhi on August 27, after people suspected her of being a child lifter.

India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

27 Aug 2019

India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

06 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

The Unnao rape survivor was moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, yesterday night, following a Supreme Court order.

India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor talks: Pilgrim's safety, connectivity on India's agenda

14 Jul 2019

India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor talks: Pilgrim's safety, connectivity on India's agenda

Officials from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday in Wagah to hold the second round of talks over the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh Pilgrims.

Rapper Honey Singh booked for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

09 Jul 2019

Rapper Honey Singh booked for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

Punjabi rapper Honey Singh landed himself in legal soup after an FIR was lodged against him in Mohali for lewd lyrics of his song Makhna, released last December.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Honey Singh in legal trouble for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

03 Jul 2019

Honey Singh in legal trouble for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

Rapper Honey Singh, who recently made his comeback after a hiatus, landed in legal trouble for his song Makhna, which was released last December.

Heatwave scorches Delhi-NCR, other North Indian states; red alert issued

01 Jun 2019

Heatwave scorches Delhi-NCR, other North Indian states; red alert issued

As severe heatwave continues to scorch North India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for the National Capital Region (NCR) and neighboring states.

Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

22 Apr 2019

Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

The Delhi Metro is hopeful to go completely solar in all its operations by the year 2021.

43 days after airstrikes, Pakistan takes media to Balakot

11 Apr 2019

43 days after airstrikes, Pakistan takes media to Balakot

On Wednesday, Pakistan took a bunch of international media personnel and foreign diplomats to a seminary in Balakot, which was attacked by Indian Air Force jets on February 26.

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

27 Mar 2019

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.

Jet Airways' flight safety at risk: Aircraft engineers to DGCA

19 Mar 2019

Jet Airways' flight safety at risk: Aircraft engineers to DGCA

Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an emergency meeting after the Jet Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Welfare Association (JAMEWA) wrote to the aviation watchdog that Jet Airways' flight safety is at risk.

Suspects arrested in UP had links to Pulwama attack mastermind

25 Feb 2019

Suspects arrested in UP had links to Pulwama attack mastermind

The two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Saharanpur have confessed to having links with JeM.

Uttar Pradesh: Two suspected JeM terrorists arrested in Saharanpur

22 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Two suspected JeM terrorists arrested in Saharanpur

The Anti-Terror Squad of Uttar Pradesh police arrested two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, officials confirmed on Friday.

NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over Nangloi murder case

09 Feb 2019

NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over Nangloi murder case

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent a notice to the Delhi Police chief yesterday in connection with the murder of a woman by a man in Nangloi on February 6 despite her earlier complaining to the police about being harassed by him.

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

07 Feb 2019

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several projects and lay foundation of many vital schemes in Arunachal Pradesh during his visit to the north-eastern state on Saturday, officials said today.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

02 Feb 2019

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

31 Jan 2019

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.

UP cop who died last month named in transfer list

12 Jan 2019

UP cop who died last month named in transfer list

In an embarrassing gaffe, the Uttar Pradesh police ended up including the name of a deceased police officer, Satya Narain Singh, in its latest list of officers to be transferred.

Rakesh Asthana will be probed in bribery-case, Delhi-HC rejects plea

11 Jan 2019

Rakesh Asthana will be probed in bribery-case, Delhi-HC rejects plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to cancel the bribery case against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

11 Jan 2019

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

On Friday, former CBI Chief Alok Verma, who was removed from the position on Thursday and was made the Director General of Fire Services, resigned.

Danish couple climbs Pyramid of Giza, poses naked, uploads video

09 Dec 2018

Danish couple climbs Pyramid of Giza, poses naked, uploads video

Today's wanderlust generation has only one motto- break boundaries and reach every nook and corner of the world.

Telecom industry wants Rajinikanth's '2.0' banned for depicting mobiles badly

29 Nov 2018

Telecom industry wants Rajinikanth's '2.0' banned for depicting mobiles badly

The mega-budget movie 2.0 starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar is already making waves about its potential for commercial success.