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Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

India

Jawan kills colleague, wife in CISF quarters

First published on 01-Dec-2017
A Central Industrial Security Force constable went berserk on Wednesday night, gunning down his wife, a colleague and his colleague's wife in a shooting spree that police said may have been triggered by an extramarital affair....   | Read..
 

Child dies re-enacting TV dance

First published on 01-Dec-2017
A seven-year-old girl died of burns at her home in north Karnataka after she apparently tried to re-enact a fire dance she saw in a TV serial, police said quoting her mother....   | Read..
 

Sedition case 3-year score: 112

First published on 01-Dec-2017
Over 170 people were arrested in 112 sedition cases filed over the past three years in India, of which 35 were registered last year, sources in the National Crime Records Bureau said on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Dalit groom cries assault in Punjab

First published on 01-Dec-2017
A Border Security Force jawan from a Dalit family has alleged that some upper-caste men abused and assaulted him on Wednesday while he was on his way to his would-be bride's house in a Gurdaspur vi......   | Read..
 

SC sets road-safety clock

First published on 01-Dec-2017
The Supreme Court on Thursday passed a slew of directives to prevent rising road accidents, said to kill one lakh people annually and injure several times more across the country....   | Read..
 

Antony to undergo surgery after fall

First published on 01-Dec-2017
Former defence minister A.K. Antony will undergo surgery for treatment of "minor brain haemorrhage", doctors at New Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital said on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Cong fires Polavaram questions

First published on 01-Dec-2017
The Congress on Thursday criticised the Andhra Pradesh government for changing the funding terms of the Polavaram irrigation project in violation of the bifurcation act, saying it had put enormous ......   | Read..
 

Left disquiet over flip-flop on Hadiya

First published on 01-Dec-2017
The flip-flops made by the Kerala government counsel in the Hadiya case appear to have led to concern within the Left in India with smaller parties questioning the CPM-led regime's shifting stand....   | Read..
 

Censor boss at House briefing on Padmavati

First published on 01-Dec-2017
Two parliamentary committees had Central Board for Film Certification chairperson Prasoon Joshi brief them on the controversial film Padmavati on Thursday, prompting some Opposition members to ques......   | Read..
 

Reporter shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

First published on 01-Dec-2017
A newspaper reporter was shot dead by unidentified persons near Kanpur on Thursday evening, with police sources suspecting an old enmity as the reason....   | Read..
 

Ayodhya movie is new chop target

First published on 01-Dec-2017
An ABVP leader has offered Rs 1 lakh to anyone who chops the hands of the director of Game of Ayodhya, an upcoming movie featuring the Babri demolition controversy that has angered Sangh parivar ou......   | Read..
 

Course, fee leash on 123

First published on 01-Dec-2017
The country's hundred-plus deemed universities appeared headed for stricter regulatory control as the deadline for dropping the word "university" from their names ended on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Sasikala & nephew challenge 'official' tag for Palani AIADMK

First published on 30-Nov-2017
Sidelined AIADMK leaders Sasikala and T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court against the Election Commission's decision to recognise the AIADMK under Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E.K......   | Read..
 

CBFC chief Joshi meets Parliament panel to explain Padmavati status

First published on 30-Nov-2017
CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi appeared before a parliamentary panel on Thursday to brief lawmakers  about the controversy over Padmavati and said the film had not yet been certified for public view......   | Read..
 

India standardised for 7-8% growth: Jaitley

First published on 30-Nov-2017
India has standardised itself for a 7-8 per cent growth in its economy on the back of improving macroeconomic fundamentals, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Chanu 1st Indian in over 20yrs to bag gold at World Weightlifting Championships

First published on 30-Nov-2017
Mirabai Chanu on Thursday became the first Indian in over two decades to bag a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships, exorcising the ghosts of her forgettable outing at the Rio Olympics....   | Read..
 

By any means, including faith

First published on 30-Nov-2017
A BJP leader has sought to inject a virulent sectarian element into the Gujarat elections by asking if Rahul Gandhi is not a Hindu, "why has he been fooling people with these temple visits?"...   | Read..
 

Gabbar? Stupid thought

First published on 30-Nov-2017
Narendra Modi has termed Rahul Gandhi's demand for a uniform goods and services tax rate as a "Grand Stupid Thought", seeking to settle scores in the acronym arena once owned by Team Modi....   | Read..
 

Rethink on 498A shield

First published on 30-Nov-2017
The Supreme Court has said it may overrule an order curtailing the power of police in making arrests under Section 498A that seeks to protect women from cruelty by their husbands and in-laws....   | Read..
 

No terror proof yet on Rohingya

First published on 30-Nov-2017
The BSF has found no objectionable material, arms or proof of terror links from 87 Rohingya Muslims apprehended so far, a disclosure that assumes significance against the backdrop of the Centre des......   | Read..