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CBI probe ordered against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in shelter home rape cases

Patna: A special court on the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) on Saturday ordered a CBI probe against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in connection with the Bihar shelter home rape cases. The court also ordered an inquiry ...

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AMU suspends Kashmir student for praising terrorist outfit on social media post after Pulwama attack

Aligarh/New Delhi: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) rusticated a Kashmiri student for praising a terrorist outfit on social media after the attack on Awantipora region of Pulwama district of Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday. The attack claimed the lives of 40 ...

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India’s fastest train, Vande Bharat Express, breaks down day after launch by PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: India’s first indigenously built semi-high speed train Vande Bharat Express ran into trouble early Saturday. The officials called it a case of “skidding wheels” and engineers are trying to find out more about the breakdown. The incident occurred ...

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No one can divide us, we stand with govt: Rahul Gandhi on Pulwama terror attack

A day after a deadly suicide attack on security forces in Kashmir’s Pulwama, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the entire Opposition and the country stands with the government and the jawans “The aim of terrorism is to divide ...

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PM flags off Vande Bharat Express, India’s fastest train

India’s first semi-high-speed train, Vande Bharat Express, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday from the New Delhi Railway Station amid sombre mood in the backdrop of the terror attack in Pulwama. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and ...

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Pak’s “most favoured nation” status scrapped after Pulwama: what it means

NEW DELHI: After the worst terror attack on forces in Kashmir, in which 40 soldiers were killed, the government today decided to remove “Most Favoured Nation” privileges given to Pakistan and said it would take all steps to ensure the ...

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Pulwama attack: Around 40 CRPF jawans martyred; NIA team to leave for Kashmir tomorrow

Srinagar, Feb 14: In a ghastly incident, nearly 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and several others injured after a suicide bomber of the Jaish-e-Mohammad rammed his vehicle into the bus in which they were travelling at ...

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CJI Sacks Two SC officials for tampering with order in Anil Ambani’s contempt case

New Delhi: Following an inquiry, the Supreme Court has sacked its two assistant registrars who were found involved in tampering with a court order which appeared favourable to Reliance Communication chairperson Anil Ambani in a contempt case. On Wednesday, Chief ...

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Puducherry Chief Minister sleeps on road outside Kiran Bedi’s home

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy pulled off an all-nighter and slept on the road outside Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi’s residence in the latest case of power struggle between the Union Territory’s Congress government and the former IPS officer. What triggered ...

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12 students injured in blast at Pulwama school in south Kashmir

Twelve students were injured in an explosion at a private school in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on Wednesday. The blast took place around 2.30pm. The injured are students of class 10 of the Falah-i-Millat school in Pulwama’s Narbal town. Seven of ...

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People with income up to Rs 9.5 L can escape tax liability: FM Piyush Goyal

Stressing that tax concessions have been provided with a view to help poor and middle class people living on a tight budget, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that now individuals earning up to Rs 9.5 lakh can escape ...

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Two weeks before Rafale announcement, Anil Ambani met French Defence officials

In the fourth week of March 2015, about a fortnight before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France, businessman Anil Ambani visited then French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s office in Paris and ...

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‘Go sit in a corner of the court’: Ex-CBI interim chief Nageswara Rao held guilty of contempt

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held former interim chief of the CBI M Nageswara Rao guilty of contempt and sentenced him to confinement in the courtroom till the rising of the court. A bench headed by Chief Justice ...

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17 killed in massive fire at hotel arpit Palace in Delhi’s Karol Bagh, Two Jumped to Death to Escape Flames

New Delhi: At least 17 people were killed as a massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh in the national capital early in the morning on Tuesday. A woman and a child, among those dead, were ...

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