Bhopal boat mishap claims 12 lives, leaders fight over aid

Bhopal, Sep 13 (IANS) Twelve people drowned as two boats, interlinked with ropes, capsized during the Ganapati idol immersion at the Khatlapura Ghat of the lower lake, here at 4.30 a.m. Of the... Read more »

SC notice to Centre on plea challenging ‘triple talaq’

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act... Read more »

India scuttles ‘hub of terror’ Pak’s attempt to raise Kashmir at UNGA

BY ARUL LOUIS United Nations, Sep 13 (IANS) Calling it “the hub of terrorism”, India has dismissed Pakistan’s attempts to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN General Assembly after it had failed... Read more »

How a global drug cartel ‘hooked’ an Indian pharma firm for multi-billion narco deal

BY DEEPAK SHARMA  New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Lure of easy money readily convinced Indian pharmaceutical Company, Avon Life Sciences, to supply ephedrine, a chemical used for manufacturing drugs, to one of the... Read more »

Biggest drug cartel in US net; Bollywood, Dawood & Indian pharma Co links emerge

BY DEEPAK SHARMA  New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) In one of the biggest drug rackets unearthed by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of US, the Indian connection has led to a former aide... Read more »

Pakistan gives 115-page ‘dossier’ on J&K to UNHRC

Geneva, Sep 10 (IANS) In its desperate attempt to internationalise the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan on Tuesday submitted a 115-page “dossier” to the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), which contained wild... Read more »

Disaster strikes Kolkata Metro work: Bengal Minister among hundreds homeless

Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Over 400 people, including a West Bengal Minister, were forced to evacuate their residences and shops in the heart of Kolkata after more than 50 buildings developed cracks —... Read more »

Rahul “Government decision to arrest Omar, Mehbooba is short-sighted”

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Describing the Modi government’s “arrest” of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti as “unconstitutional and undemocratic”, outgoing Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on... Read more »

Farooq “Centre is dictatorial, ‘they want to kill us'”

Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference Chairman Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday lashed out at the Central government over scrapping of Article 370 and accused Union... Read more »

Yamuna Expressway accident: Villagers risk lives and save 20 people

Agra, July 8 (IANS) Two aspiring army men and a few brave villagers, out for morning ablutions, were among the daredevils who risked their lives to save around 20 people after their... Read more »

Congress flays axing of its chief in Jallianwala trust

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Congress on Monday vehemently opposed the government’s move to end the automatic nomination of the Congress President to the Jallianwala Bagh National Bagh Memorist Trust, calling... Read more »

Wife was kidnapped and raped, but police torture husband

Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (IANS) In a shocking incident of police brutality, a man was allegedly given third-degree torture by the Uttar Pradesh police personnel after he approached them to file... Read more »

CBI court convicts former Gujarat BJP MP in RTI activist’s murder

Ahmedabad, July 6 (IANS) A Special Court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here on Saturday convicted former Gujarat BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki in the murder of RTI activist Amit... Read more »

Rahul granted bail in defamation case by Bihar court

Patna, July 6 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday granted bail by a court in connection with a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi. The... Read more »

3 Trinamool workers killed in Bengal’s Murshidabad

Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Three Trinamool Congress workers were allegedly shot dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday, police said. “Three persons were killed when a group of miscreants allegedly fired bullets... Read more »

Biggest crackdown on nationwide ‘Tatkal’ ticket racket

BY DEEPAK SHARMA  New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After launching its biggest crackdown on railway ticket agents and touts, the Special Intelligence Branch of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) is now probing the... Read more »

No survivor in IAF’s An-32 crash

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said all 13 occupants of its An-32 aircraft which crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3 were dead. “Eight members of... Read more »

Mamata alleges BJP conspiracy in NRS Hospital incident

Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Ordering an inquiry into the whole series of events leading to an attack on two junior doctors at the state-run NRS Medical College and Hospital here, Chief Minister Mamata... Read more »

Water canons greet saffron brigade at Lalbazar

Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Hundreds of BJP activists on Wednesday marched towards Lalbazar, the Kolkata Police headquarters, only to be stunted midway by the police force who fired water cannons and lobbed tear... Read more »

Surjewala “Rahul is, will be Congress chief”

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Members of the erstwhile core group committee of the Congress met here on Wednesday and discussed the party’s preparations for the forthcoming Assembly polls in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand... Read more »