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Congress opposes renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

Claiming that the name change would affect the history in which Allahabad has played a significant role since the days of Independence, Congress spokesperson Onkar Singh said that the region where Kumbh takes place is already called Prayagraj and if ...

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UP Congress welcomes Vijay Rupani with black flags to protest attacks on migrants in Gujarat

Lucknow: Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, who reached Lucknow on Sunday evening, was shown black flags by the Congress members to protest the attacks on Hindi-speaking migrants in Gujarat. Accompanied by a 14-member delegation, Rupani is in Lucknow to attend ...

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Kerala: Mass rally against Sabarimala verdict, activists threaten suicide

Thiruvananthapuram: Thousands of Lord Ayyappa devotees. including women, on Saturday took to the streets in Kochi against the implementation of the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all age groups into Sabarimala temple. The Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left ...

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Gurugram judge’s wife dies hours after being shot at by security guard

The wife of Gurugram’s Additional District and Sessions Judge, who along with her teenage son was shot at by their Personal Security Officer (PSO), succumbed to her injuries late on Saturday night. The mother-son duo had gone for shopping on ...

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Bihar police officer shot dead in late-night encounter with gangster

A police officer died in a shootout with gangsters in Bihar’s Khagaria district on Friday. Ashish Kumar, the Station House Officer of Pasraha died on the spot, while another policeman was injured. Ashish Kumar, 32, was leading his team late ...

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Shocking robbery in Delhi – Cashier of Corporation Bank shot dead, Rs 2 lakh looted

In a shocking case of robbery, a cashier of Corporation Bank was shot dead in New Delhi’s Dwarka today. The incident took place at a branch of Corporation Bank in Chhawla area in southwest Delhi. Three persons were injured after ...

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Air India plane slammed into wall at 250 km per hour but continued to fly

Hurtling down the Trichy airport runway at 250 kilometres per hour, an Air India Express Boeing 737-800 struck poles at the end of the runway, rammed into the perimeter wall but still managed to fly. Miraculously, none of the 136 ...

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Shankar IAS Academy founder Shankar Devarajan kills self

CHENNAI: Shankar Devarajan, Founder of the Shankar IAS Academy, which has produced hundreds of civil servants during the last 15 years, committed suicide on Friday. Police sources said Shankar was found hanging from the ceiling of the fan at his ...

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PhD Scholar who joined Hizbul killed in encounter in Kashmir, Mehbooba Rues losing educated boys daily

Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including PhD scholar-turned-terrorist Manan Bashir Wani, were killed on Thursday during an encounter with security forces at Handwara in frontier district of north Kashmir, officials said. The encounter broke out in the early hours at ...

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Eight killed, lakhs without power as Cyclone Titli lashes Andhra-Odisha coast

At least eight people were killed and lakhs were left without power on Thursday as Cyclone Titli hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha destroying huts, uprooting trees, snapping electric and telephone poles, officials said. “We fear 6,000-7,000 electricity poles may have ...

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7 dead, more than 20 injured after Delhi-bound express derails near UP’s Rae Bareli

Seven people were killed and about 20 others injured after five coaches of Delhi-bound MLDT NDLS Express derailed near Harchandpur area of Rae Bareli district in Uttar Pradesh early on Wednesday, officials said. Divisional railway manager Satish Kumar confirmed the ...

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Cyclone Titli intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm, expected to hit Odisha-AP coast in less than 24 hours

Cyclone Titli intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday and is moving towards the Odisha coast, triggering rainfall in several parts of the eastern state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The weather ...

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BrahMos engineer arrested for spying, “chatted on facebook with Pak IDs”

An engineer working at the BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited in Maharashtra’s Nagpur was arrested on Monday on charges of spying for Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI and other countries, sources say. Nishant Agrawal has worked in the technical research section of ...

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9 dead, 18 others injured as gas pipeline explodes at Bhilai steel plant

Nine people were killed and 18 others were injured in a gas pipeline blast in Bhilai steel plant in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district. The blast took place in a pipeline near coke oven section of the plant in Bhilai town, which ...

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