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Gang-raped in UP two weeks ago, woman dies in Delhi

29 Sep 2020

Gang-raped in UP two weeks ago, woman dies in Delhi

A 20-year-old Dalit woman succumbed to her grievous injuries in Delhi today, nearly two weeks after she was raped and tortured by four men in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.

Farm bills protest: Tractor set on fire at India Gate

28 Sep 2020

Farm bills protest: Tractor set on fire at India Gate

A tractor was set on fire at the India Gate in New Delhi early Monday morning in protest against the contentious farm bills, the police said.

Ahead of polls, former Bihar top cop joins JD(U)

27 Sep 2020

Ahead of polls, former Bihar top cop joins JD(U)

Former Director General of Police (DGP) of Bihar, Gupteshwar Pandey, on Sunday joined the ruling Janata Dal (United).

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

26 Sep 2020

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.

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

23 Sep 2020

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

NCB summons Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara in drug probe

23 Sep 2020

NCB summons Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara in drug probe

In a major development in the drug probe linked to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, fellow actors Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh have been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

Indore: Rodents attack COVID-19 victim's body, probe ordered

22 Sep 2020

Indore: Rodents attack COVID-19 victim's body, probe ordered

A family in Indore, who lost a member to the coronavirus, was given another shock when they saw that his body was seemingly eaten by rodents.

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

22 Sep 2020

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.

CBI files Rs. 1,400cr fraud case against dairy firm Kwality

21 Sep 2020

CBI files Rs. 1,400cr fraud case against dairy firm Kwality

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday has filed a case of fraud against Kwality Ltd., one of the country's most popular dairy product makers.

Modi to hold COVID-19 review meeting with 7 CMs

20 Sep 2020

Modi to hold COVID-19 review meeting with 7 CMs

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow rapidly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a review meeting with the Chief Ministers of seven states and union territories.

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

19 Sep 2020

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.

Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance

19 Sep 2020

Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.

Pulwama-like attack prevented, says Army; 52kg explosives recovered

17 Sep 2020

Pulwama-like attack prevented, says Army; 52kg explosives recovered

A Pulwama-like attack was prevented on Thursday, the Indian Army said in a statement after recovering 52 kilograms of explosives near Letapora in Jammu and Kashmir.

Delhi riots: 17,000-page chargesheet names 15 people, all anti-CAA protesters

16 Sep 2020

Delhi riots: 17,000-page chargesheet names 15 people, all anti-CAA protesters

The Delhi Police has named 15 people in a chargesheet filed in connection with the deadly violence that ravaged the national capital's Northeast region in February this year.

Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show

15 Sep 2020

Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show

The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained a private television channel from airing the remaining episodes of a show on Muslims "infiltrating" the central government's civil services.

Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session

14 Sep 2020

Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session

On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar over various issues, from the removal of question hour to the rise in coronavirus numbers and a comment by Trinamool Congress leader Sougata Roy on Finance Minister.

Bihar: Modi praises Nitish Kumar's governance; says it must continue

13 Sep 2020

Bihar: Modi praises Nitish Kumar's governance; says it must continue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "good governance" in the state.

No fan or bed for Rhea Chakraborty in Mumbai prison

12 Sep 2020

No fan or bed for Rhea Chakraborty in Mumbai prison

28-year-old Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty has been kept in a separate cell without a ceiling fan or a bed and pillow at Mumbai's Byculla Women's prison.

Sonia Gandhi heads abroad for health check-up

12 Sep 2020

Sonia Gandhi heads abroad for health check-up

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and party leader Rahul Gandhi will reportedly not attend the first part of the Parliament session, which starts on Monday.

Coronavirus: Serum Institute ordered to halt recruitment for vaccine trial

12 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Serum Institute ordered to halt recruitment for vaccine trial

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has ordered the Serum Institute of India (SII) to pause the recruitment of volunteers for Phase 2 and Phase 3 trials of the coronavirus vaccine, being developed by the University of Oxford and UK-pharma giant AstraZeneca.

#TechBytes: All these smartphones are getting Android 11

10 Sep 2020

#TechBytes: All these smartphones are getting Android 11

Google has announced the official roll-out of Android 11, the latest iteration of its mobile operating system.

My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

09 Sep 2020

My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who is fighting an intense battle with the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government, sent a pointed message to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday, hours after her Mumbai office was demolished.

Rhea Chakraborty 'broke down' upon facing Showik during questioning

08 Sep 2020

Rhea Chakraborty 'broke down' upon facing Showik during questioning

Actor Rhea Chakraborty reportedly "broke down" when she was confronted with her brother Showik during questioning by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) hours before she was arrested by the agency.

Harbhajan Singh pulls out of IPL 2020, cites personal reasons

04 Sep 2020

Harbhajan Singh pulls out of IPL 2020, cites personal reasons

Chennai Super Kings are set to be without the services of Harbhajan Singh in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

04 Sep 2020

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

A three-year-old girl, who was missing since Wednesday, was raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh Police said today, reports NDTV.

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

SSR case: NCB establishes link between Rhea's brother, arrested drug-peddler

02 Sep 2020

SSR case: NCB establishes link between Rhea's brother, arrested drug-peddler

Showik, the brother of actor Rhea Chakraborty, was in touch with Zaid Vilatra, an alleged drug dealer, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), that started probing the drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, has found, reports said on Wednesday.

Delhi Metro set to start; L-G approves Kejriwal government's proposal

02 Sep 2020

Delhi Metro set to start; L-G approves Kejriwal government's proposal

Five months after the coronavirus outbreak forced Delhi Metro to shut operations, it will restart from Monday, September 7, as L-G Anil Baijal has approved a proposal of the state government, led by AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, reports said on Wednesday.

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

01 Sep 2020

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

Reacting to India's claims that China transgressed in Ladakh on the intervening night of August 29 and 30, Beijing said on Tuesday that it was the Indian Army that violated the consensus and "illegally trespassed the LAC."

After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options

01 Sep 2020

After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options

On the day the Indian government admitted that China engaged in yet another transgression in Eastern Ladakh, NSA Ajit Doval held a key meeting with high-ranked officials, where it was decided more troops will be deployed in the volatile area to thwart the neighbor's mischievous attempts.

Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

31 Aug 2020

Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) came in "sufficient numbers," at the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh with an intent to change the status quo, but the Indian troops were well-prepared.

Complacency, more testing, "re-opened" economy driving India's coronavirus spike

31 Aug 2020

Complacency, more testing, "re-opened" economy driving India's coronavirus spike

India, the third worst-infected nation, on Sunday recorded nearly 80,000 new coronavirus cases — a first for the nation, but, not entirely surprising. For the last four days, ending Sunday, the country has been recording over 70,000 cases daily.

Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

30 Aug 2020

Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

One of Bangladesh's largest drugmakers, Beximco Pharmaceuticals, has announced that it will invest in the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the development of a coronavirus vaccine.

Tokens banned, only smart cards allowed: Guidelines for Delhi Metro

30 Aug 2020

Tokens banned, only smart cards allowed: Guidelines for Delhi Metro

After a five-month pause, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to resume operations, with the Unlock 4.0 guidelines allowing phased resumption of metro rail services from September 7.

Facebook hate speech row: Congress writes to Mark Zuckerberg again

29 Aug 2020

Facebook hate speech row: Congress writes to Mark Zuckerberg again

The Congress party has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, asking him about the steps taken by the social media giant to investigate the recent hate speech allegations.

Chennai doctors perform Asia's first lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

29 Aug 2020

Chennai doctors perform Asia's first lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

A team of surgeons at a Chennai hospital performed a bilateral lung transplant (double-lung transplant) on a patient of COVID-19.

Sushant Rajput case: Rhea, questioned for 10 hours, summoned again

29 Aug 2020

Sushant Rajput case: Rhea, questioned for 10 hours, summoned again

Actor Rhea Chakraborty was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for more than 10 hours yesterday in connection with the death case of fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Family was always there: Sushant's sister slams Rhea's claims

28 Aug 2020

Family was always there: Sushant's sister slams Rhea's claims

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti today slammed his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty for her claims about the actor and his relationship with his family.

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

27 Aug 2020

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

In a new development, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri rape and murder case, a day after the mutilated body of the victim was found.

Narcotics Control Bureau registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

26 Aug 2020

Narcotics Control Bureau registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has registered a case regarding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.