Saharanpur District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari addressing the media in Saharanpur on Tuseday. Photo: Virender Singh Negi

Saharanpur: curfew partially lifted; situation remains calm

Situation remains calm in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur area, on Tuesday – the day of Id-ul-fitr. »
NEW DELHI, July 30, 2014

Rejection of petition in Nithari case questioned

Senior advocate Anand Grover has questioned the Supreme Court’s rejection of the review petition of Surendra Koli, convicted and sentenced to death for the Nithari killings during 2005-06, without... »
Capt. Ajay Yadav
Chandigarh, July 30, 2014

Haryana Power Minister quits

The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana suffered a jolt on Tuesday when Power Minister and six-time MLA from Rewari Capt. Ajay Yadav resigned from the Cabinet alleging regional bias in job... »
MUMBAI, July 29, 2014

Wi-Fi to win over Mumbai voters

Political parties in election-bound Maharashtra believe that one way to win over young voters is by providing free Wi-Fi connectivity. The five major parties in the State have announced free Wi-Fi... »
Raipur, July 29, 2014

Maoists’ memorial destroyed in Bastar

Violence marred the first two days of Maoists’  'martyr week' in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh in which one suspected Maoist was killed and three policemen were injured.Police also arrested... »
PANAJI, July 29, 2014

Goa Hindu outfit opposes anti superstition bill

The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS), Goa, a Hindu outfit, on Tuesday said that an ‘Anti-Black Magic’ Bill as demanded by Andhashradha Nirmulan Samiti is irrelevant for Goa. The HJS has, th... »
A file picture shows fire broke out in the 22 storey Lotus Park, Andheri, Mumbai on July 18, 2014. Photo: Paul Noronha.
MUMBAI, July 29, 2014

Chief Fire Officer demoted in Mumbai

Nearly a fortnight after a major fire broke out in a high rise commercial complex killing a fireman, the Chief Fire Officer (CFO) of the Mumbai Fire Brigade, Mr. AM Varma has been stripped of his... »
Mehsana, July 29, 2014

2 killed in Idgah wall collapse in Gujarat

Two persons, including an eight-year-boy, were killed and more than 35 injured when a portion of the compound wall of an Idgah collapsed on them after they had offered prayers on the occasion of E... »
IMPHAL, July 29, 2014

ILP agitation suspended for Eid celebrations in Manipur

There was a respite on Tuesday in the Inner Line Permit system agitation in Manipur. The activists had suspended the agitation for the day so that the Muslims in the state could celebrate Eid in a... »
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah offers Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at Hazratbal in Srinagar on Tuesday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
SRINAGAR, July 29, 2014

Subdued Eid celebrations in Kashmir

Even as Muslims in large numbers participated in the congregational Eid-ul-Fitr prayers throughout Kashmir valley in the backdrop of subdued festivity due to the bloodshed in Gaza and most of the... »
LUCKNOW, July 29, 2014

Businessman’s wife abducted, killed in Luchnow

In yet another incident of crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, the 27-year old wife of a businessman was abducted and murdered in the industrial metropolis of Kanpur late on Sunday night. Her bo... »

Assam seeks Centre’s support for flagship skill development programme

Curfew relaxed in Saharanpur; Eid prayers offered

Veteran CPI(M) leader Chitta Chanda dies

Odisha struggles to resolve border disputes

Manipuri man attacked in Gurgaon, one detained

“Anybody but Jogi policy” cripples Congress in Chhattisgarh

Army deployed in J&K town over alleged cow slaughter

File FIR against Tapas Paul: HC

J&K hospital sealed for abortion on wrong patient

NEW DELHI, July 30, 2014

Money-laundering case against iron ore exporter

Based on the Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry report on illegal mining in Jharkhand, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money-laundering case against an iron ore exporter, P.K... »
Ahmedabad, July 30, 2014

Gujarat textbooks never far from controversy

Gujarat, where inclusion of Dinanath Batra’s books as supplementary reading in schools has attracted much criticism, is not new to controversy over textbooks. The State has a long history of treat... »
Gaurav Gogoi
Guwahati, July 29, 2014

Gaurav Gogoi urges Centre to speed up projects

Congress Member of Parliament from the Kaliabor Lok Sabha constituency Gourav Gogoi on Monday urged the Centre to expedite the hydropower and various infrastructure projects on the Brahmaputra so t... »
Malkangiri (Odisha), July 29, 2014

Odisha tribal village chief killed in Maoist explosion

A tribal village head was killed and his wife critically injured in an explosion triggered by Maoists in Odisha’s Malkangiri district on Tuesday. The village head of Darbaguda in Kalimela... »
Shimla, July 29, 2014

20 killed, seven injured as bus falls into gorge in Himachal

At least 20 persons were killed and seven injured when a bus fell into a gorge at Katarghat on Basantpur—Kingal highway, 65 km from Shimla, this afternoon. The Himachal Road Transport Cor... »
Patna, July 29, 2014

By-polls: Left parties form grand alliance in Bihar

Describing JD (U), RJD and Congress tie-up as “opportunistic”, the three major Left parties in Bihar on Tuesday formed a grand alliance to contest Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the state.»
Chandigarh, July 29, 2014

Ajay Yadav quits Hooda Ministry

The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana suffered a jolt on Tuesday, when Power minister and six time MLA from Rewari, Capt Ajay Yadav resigned from the cabinet alleging regional bias in j... »
Allahabad, July 29, 2014

Allahabad University V-C resigns

Against the backdrop of protests on the Allahabad University campus, Vice-Chancellor A. K. Singh has tendered his resignation, a top varsity official said on Tuesday. “Prof Singh sent his resignat... »
Srinagar, July 29, 2014

Several parts of Kashmir witness protests on Eid ul-Fitr

Several parts of Kashmir on Tuesday witnessed violent protests against the Israeli offensive in Gaza strip soon after the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, police said. Although peaceful protests were h... »
BERHAMPUR, July 29, 2014

Crime Branch to interrogate Panda from Tuesday

Arrested Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was sent to judicial custody as his ten-day police remand ended on Monday. On Tuesday, Crime Branch of Odisha police would take him on remand for ten days fo... »

CAG raps Odisha Govt. for inability to frame mineral policy

Construction of world's tallest bridge with higest pillar height begins in Manipur

Akhilesh writes to Modi on UPSC row

Security beefed up in Saharanpur town

12 killed in Bihar road accident

Probe cases against Virbhadra: BJP

‘Shoddy’ probe by police, Akhilesh hands over Mohanlalganj case to CBI

Cong., BJP spar over Saharanpur

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