IRS officer booked for forging documents for UPSC exam

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against 2008-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Navneet Kumar for forging documents to appear in the Union... Read more »

Up to Rs 5 cr seized in tax raids on 2 Karnataka Congressmen

Bengaluru, Oct 11 (IANS) Rs 4-5 crore in cash was “seized” during raids by over 100 Income-Tax (I-T) Department sleuths on the premises of Karnataka Congress leaders G. Parameshwara and R.L. Jalappa... Read more »

Violence in Gorakhpur jail as inmates protest

Gorakhpur, Oct 11 (IANS) Prisoners in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district jail went on a rampage on Friday and police had to deploy drones to monitor them. Conflicting reports were emerging from the... Read more »

S. Mani Kumar sworn in as new Kerala HC Chief Justice

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Justice S. Mani Kumar was on Friday sworn in as the 36th Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court. He was administered the oath of office by Governor... Read more »

Selja “Haryana burnt thrice under BJP’s rule”

Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) Haryana burnt thrice under the rule of BJP’s Manohar Lal Khattar and the crime against women has grown abnormally high, state Congress president Kumari Selja said here on... Read more »

Senior journalist found murdered in UP

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 10 (IANS) A senior journalist was found murdered by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district on Thursday morning. The victim, Radhey Shyam Sharma, 55, was associated with... Read more »

Advisory restricting tourists in Kashmir lifted

By Zaffar Iqbal Srinagar, Oct 10 (IANS) A government advisory on August 2, ahead of the abrogation of Article 370, asking tourists and Amarnath pilgrims to leave Kashmir due to ‘prevailing security... Read more »

Baghel says Rahul ‘most efficient’ leader, favours his return to top post

By Sundeep Pouranik Raipur, Oct 10 (IANS) Joining the debate over Rahul Gandhis status in the Congress, senior party leader and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday described the Nehru-Gandhi family... Read more »

Courts turn battlefields in war between development and environment

By Sumit Saxena  New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) With development-versus-environment disputes acquiring a new paradigm increasingly, the court of law has emerged as a battlefield to resolve such contentious issues. The latest... Read more »

Narada scam probe: CBI grills portal CEO Mathew Samuel

Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) The CBI, probing the sensational Narada sting footage case, on Wednesday grilled Narada News portal CEO Mathew Samuel for over two hours in connection with the scam that... Read more »

Unnao rape case: Cross examination of survivor’s sister in court

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Special Sessions Court at Delhi’s Tis Hazari on Thursday started cross examination of the victim’s sister in the case of alleged assault and murder of the... Read more »

Goa minister “Can’t debar casinos as promoters have invested”

Panaji, Oct 10 (IANS) Rejecting demands made by the Congress to debar casinos from the Mandovi river off the capital, Goa’s Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday said that the government cannot... Read more »

Congress in trouble in UP, resignations begin

Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) The newly appointed Congress committee in Uttar Pradesh is in rough weather even before new UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu can take charge of office. Senior leaders are... Read more »

Third suspected Pakistani drone spotted in Punjab

Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) Another suspected Pakistani drone was spotted flying in the Indian territory along the India-Pakistan border in Hussainiwala area in Punjab on Tuesday night, security officials said. This is... Read more »

Cong appear as separatist symapathiser after boycotting polls in J&K

By Sheikh Qayoom  Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 10 (IANS) With its decision to boycott the Block Development Council (BDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress party has placed itself in an unenviable position... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi to appear in Surat court on Thursday

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) After returning from abroad former President of the Congress party Rahul Gandhi will be appearing in a Surat court on Thursday in a criminal defamation case. During... Read more »

AAP slams NDA govt for not allowing CM to attend summit

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday slammed the BJP-led NDA government for not granting permission to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to attend the C-40 Climate... Read more »

SC dissolves estranged couple’s marriage by invoking Art 142

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ordered dissolution of a marriage of an estranged couple, living separately for 22 years and failing to reconcile their differences. The court termed... Read more »

BJP’s Sudhanshu Trivedi elected to Rajya Sabha from UP

Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) BJP spokesman Sudhanshu Trivedi was on Wednesday declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. Trivedi was declared elected after the time for withdrawal was over... Read more »

5,300 displaced J&K families added to PM’s aid scheme

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved inclusion of 5,300 displaced families of Pakistan-occupied areas of Jammu and Kashmir and now settled... Read more »