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170 dead, over 1 crore affected in Assam, Bihar floods

Patna/Guwahati: Floods in Bihar and Assam have claimed 170 lives till Monday with 1.07 crore people still reeling under the effect of the deluge in the two states. With two more deaths in Muzaffarpur, the number of dead in the ...

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17-year-old boy scales wall in search for ball, gets shot by businessman’s guard in Lucknow

The personal guard of Lucknow businessman opened fire on a 17-year-old boy who scaled the boundary wall of the businessman’s house to search for a ball in Gorakhnath area on Monday morning, police said. Arvind Kumar was shot in the ...

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Asaduddin Owaisi slams Pragya Thakur for ‘toilet’ remark, says BJP MP believes in caste, class discrimination

New Delhi: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday gave a “caste” twist to BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur’s “toilet” remark and said that she believes in the caste and class discrimination happening in India. The BJP MP from Bhopal on ...

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NIA searches residence of 14 TN men deported from UAE for alleged terror links

A day after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) got police custody of 16 persons arrested in connected to the ‘Tamil Nadu Ansarulla Case’, searches were conducted in the residences of 14 accused men. Teams were sent to their homes across ...

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Dogs rescue newborn from drain in Haryana’s Kaithal; CCTV shows mother dumping child

Chandigarh: A disquieting incident has come to light from the Kaithal district of Haryana where efforts are underway in full swing to save the life of a newborn who was rescued from a drain by two dogs. Local police have ...

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Allahabad High Court sends notice to PM Narendra Modi on plea challenging his election to Lok Sabha

The Allahabad High Court on Friday issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a petition challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, PTI reported. The plea was filed by former Border Security Force constable Tej Bahadur Yadav, ...

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Rs 400 cr plot linked to Mayawati’s brother seized by income tax officials

The Income-Tax Department has attached a ‘benami’ plot worth Rs 400 crore in Noida belonging to BSP supremo Mayawati’s brother and his wife, an official order said. The provisional order for the attachment of the seven-acre plot, “beneficially owned” by ...

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Teen seeks permission from Prez Kovind to end life over distress due to parents fighting; PMO orders probe

Patna: A 15-year-old boy from Bihar’s Bhagalpur has sought permission from President Ram Nath Kovind to end his life due to ‘distress’ owning to strained relations between his parents, reported a news agency. The Prime Minister’s Office has reportedly intervened ...

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Vistara flight lands in Lucknow with just 10 minutes of fuel left, pilot grounded for issuing ‘Mayday Call’

New Delhi: A Vistara flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 153 passengers narrowly escaped an aerial mishap when it was diverted to Lucknow due to lack of visibility and almost ran out of fuel on Monday. The pilot, who now ...

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Soon, Rs 10,000 fine for blocking an ambulance, Rs 5,000 for no licence

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari is slated to reply in Lok Sabha on the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019, which proposes to levy heavy penalties for violation of traffic norms. The bill was tabled by Gadkari in the Lok Sabha ...

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11 die in flood & landslides in Assam, 26.5 lakh people affected; Brahmaputra in spate

Guwahati: Eleven people have died in the second wave of floods and landslides in Assam that has affected nearly 26.5 lakh people across 28 districts. Nine deaths were reported in the last 24 hours from Dhemaji, Golaghat, Jorhat, Barpeta and ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Punjab Cabinet

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned from the Punjab Cabinet amid ongoing tussle with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Mr. Sidhu on July 14 released a copy of his resignation on Twitter, which he said was submitted to Congress leader Rahul ...

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2 dead, 20 trapped after building collapse in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan

Two people died while 20 others were injured after a three-storey building caved in post heavy rains near Kumarhatti in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan district on Sunday afternoon. More than 20 people are still trapped under the debris. There were about ...

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24-year-old slips and drowns in Hyderabad lake posing for TikTok video

The craze for TikTok claimed yet another life as a youth drowned while shooting for the popular video sharing platform in a lake at the outskirts of Hyderabad. The incident occurred in Dulapally lake in Medchal district on Wednesday evening. ...

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