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  • Wheelchair-bound man called 'Pakistani' for not standing up during national anthem

    A wheelchair-bound man, was allegedly abused and termed as a 'Pakistani' by two men for not standing up while the national anthem was being played before the film's screening at a multiplex in Assam's Guwahati. The victim, identified as Arman Ali, said he will take up the matter with the concerned people and will also pen down a letter to the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

    Oct 03, 2017, 10:02 IST

  • Will conduct surgical strike again if Pakistan doesn't mend ways: Army Chief Rawat

    Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, on Monday asserted that surgical strike conducted by India along the Line of Control (LoC) will be repeated if adversary does not mend its ways. General Rawat said that the terrorists on the other side of the LoC are ready to infiltrate in India and so is the Indian Army to strike them down. "Surgical strike was conducted to send a message and if adversaries do not understand, it will be repeated," he said. "We are ready to receive the terrorists that come this side of the LoC and will send them to their right place, their graves," he added. General Rawat was speaking to the media during a book launch event in the national capital

    Sep 26, 2017, 19:38 IST

  • My wife Dimple will not contest next polls: Akhilesh Yadav

    In an attempt to downplay presence of 'dynasty politics' in Samajwadi Party, party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that if his party follows dynasty politics, then his wife Dimple Yadav would not contest next elections

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:52 IST

  • Ishwarganj village becomes first open defecation free village of Kanpur

    The Bithoor area of Ishwariganj village has now become the first open defecation free (ODF) village in Kanpur. Preparations are in full swing as President Ramnath Kovind is scheduled to visit the village on September 15. A total of 379 toilets have been constructed in the village with the help of either the government or through voluntary organisations. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also accompany the President on his visit to the village.

    Sep 14, 2017, 21:06 IST

  • Former NCW chief hails SC’s decision of waiving off ‘cooling off’ period of divorce

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday waived off the six-month “cooling off” period for granting divorce under the Hindu law. Speaking on this, former National Commission for Women chief, on Wednesday, said there should not be a long procedure when the divorce is bound to happen. She further added that both parties can be relieved if the procedure is short

    Sep 13, 2017, 21:32 IST

  • Inside look of Dera chief Ram Rahim's luxury headquarters in Sirsa

    Have a look at self-styled godman and Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s Dera headquarter in Haryana’s Sirsa, where the rape convict lived an ultra luxurious life. This Dera headquarters is spread over in nearly 1,000 acres which including schools, sports complex, hospital, gym and cinema hall inside it

    Sep 07, 2017, 15:33 IST

  • On day 1, Lucknow Metro halts after technical glitch, passengers excavated

    The newly inaugurated metro train was stuck near Durgapuri station due to technical glitch in Lucknow on Wednesday. People in the metro services on its first day were taken aback that triggered panic among passengers. The passengers had to be evacuated midway on to the tracks after they started complaining of suffocation and high temperature inside the compartments. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off Lucknow Metro with much fan fare on Tuesday.

    Sep 06, 2017, 21:44 IST

  • Family carries body on tractor after hospital allegedly denies ambulance

    In a heart-wrenching incident, a family was forced to carry body of their son in a tractor after hospital authorities allegedly refused to provide them with an ambulance in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. Relatives of the deceased alleged that the hospital administration said that the ambulance was sent to garage. Meanwhile, the Chief Medical Officer S. P. Vaish said that action will be taken against the officials if found guilty

    Sep 06, 2017, 21:36 IST

  • Dera Sacha Sauda supporter hangs himself in Ambala jail

    A Dera Sacha Sauda supporter allegedly committed suicide on Sunday by hanging himself at Haryana's Ambala Jail. Identified as Ravindra, the deceased was a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Sarsawa and was arrested in Panchkula on August 25 and was lodged in the Ambala jail on August 27

    Sep 04, 2017, 12:10 IST

  • Pahlaj Nihalani sends 18-page legal notice to 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' director

    Ex-Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani is in news again and this time for sending an 18-page legal notice to 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' director Kushan Nandy. Watch this video to know why

    Sep 01, 2017, 18:53 IST

  • CM Naidu hails PV Sindhu for winning silver at World Badminton Championship

    Renowned badminton player PV Sindhu on Wednesday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. She was accompanied by her Chief National Coach P. Gopichand. CM Chandrababu Naidu was happy and blessed Sindhu for her better performance in future and also wished luck for her service as a deputy collector. CM Naidu enquired about the Amaravati Badminton Academy, which will be established soon. PV Sindhu won silver medal after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the finals of the World Badminton Championship held at Glasgow.

    Aug 31, 2017, 15:56 IST

  • Three school kids killed as roof of school building collapses

    At least three students were killed and 32 injured after the roof of their classroom collapsed at the Nimbodi village in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra due to heavy rains. The injured students and teachers were rescued by the JCB machines and rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.

    Aug 29, 2017, 18:58 IST

  • Dera mayhem: Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Sirsa for 12 hours

    Curfew has finally been relaxed in Haryana’s Sirsa for 12 hours i.e. from 7 am to 7 pm. However, Bajekan, Nazia Khera and Debu road area are still under curfew. The decision was taken in view of no violent incident reported following the sentence of rape convict and Dera Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

    Aug 29, 2017, 18:54 IST

  • Watch video: 2 train coaches set on fire as Dera chief followers turn violent

    In a violent protest by Dera Sacha Sauda supporters, two coaches of a train were set ablaze at Anand Vihar Railway station. There are massive protests in various parts of Haryana and neighboring cities. As many as 12 people have been killed and over 100 people have been injured since Gurmeet Ram Rahim was convicted today. Police and administration have deployed heavy forces to control the enraged crowd but situation remains grim. Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim Singh was found guilty in rape case which was registered by the CBI in 2002.

    Aug 26, 2017, 12:25 IST

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh verdict: Protesters set ablaze income tax office, buses

    After Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was found guilty in rape case by a Panchkula court on Friday, several followers took to streets and created massive destruction, injuring over 100 people. Violence broke out in Panchkula and nearby areas as supporters went on a rampage setting government buildings and media OB vans on fire. Government offices have also been vandalised.  However, six army companies were deployed in the area to control the situation

    Aug 26, 2017, 09:24 IST

  • Section 144 imposed in Punjab ahead of Gurmeet Ram Rahim verdict

    As a precautionary measure, the Punjab Government has imposed Section 144 across the entire state with immediate effect and shut all schools and colleges on August 25, the day the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will give its final judgment over the 14 year-old rape case against the Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

    Aug 24, 2017, 12:42 IST

  • Watch: Goa Assembly by-polls: CM Manohar Parrikar casts his vote

    Goa Assembly by-polls polling began in Panaji, Valpoi on Wednesday morning. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was seen casting his vote. Talking to media, he said, there will be heavy voting and till noon more than 50% voting will be done.

    Aug 23, 2017, 17:44 IST

  • Kaifiyaat Express derailment: Repair work underway, services to resume shortly

    Chief Public Relations Officer of North central Railway Gaurav Krishna Bansal on Wednesday said the repair work has started and the services will resume shortly. CPRO Gaurav Krishna Bansal said that the stranded passengers will be shifted to their places through other trains. He said that Accident Relief Train (ART) has been placed on the track for repair work. He further said that the injured passengers have been shifted to hospitals. On Wednesday, as many as 10 coaches and engine of Kaifiyaat Express train derailed in which scores of people were reportedly injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya.

    Aug 23, 2017, 17:41 IST

  • Kalinga Utkal Express derailment: 19 patients still under treatment, says Medical Superintendent

    Divulging the details of the Kalinga Utkal Express train derailment patients, who were brought to Muzaffarnagar Medical College, Chief Medical Superintendent of college B.R Sharma said on Sunday that 25 patients had been brought to the college for treatment in which 19 patients are still under treatment and five patients have been discharged. The Chief Medical Superintendent added that one of the patients was taken to Agra by his family members. One female person was brought dead, which was shifted to the district hospital

    Aug 21, 2017, 13:21 IST

  • Pakistan vitiating peaceful atmosphere in India: BSF Chief

    Border Security Force (BSF) displayed an energetic drill as part of the 71stIndependence Day celebrations which was met by loud cheers. The ceremony that took place in Amritsar district was marked by a significant rise in attendance as people showed excessive zeal while watching the famous beating the retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border. The usual drills by India's Border Security Force (BSF) were replaced by more complicated and energetic exercises on the special occasion. Border Security Force Director General was quite vocal in criticizing Pakistan’s strategy of hatred and spreading terrorism in India. Pakistan has been pushing infiltrators into the Indian Territory and fuelling tensions in the state of Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has been training terrorists on its land and launching them against India to hamper the peaceful atmosphere of the country. Pakistan, which has been outclassed and outperformed in every field of growth and development by India in its seventy years of Independence, has been orchestrating nefarious plans against India. However, Pakistan’s attempts have been thwarted by the vigilant and proactive Indian forces

    Aug 18, 2017, 19:34 IST

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