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SC allows immediate arrests for dowry harassment cases under 498A IPC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday allowed immediate arrests in connection with dowry harassment cases under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The apex court had earlier said that every complaint under Section 498A should be scrutinised ...

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Delhi cop’s son arrested for beating woman after Rajnath Singh orders action

The son of a Delhi Police Assistant Sub Inspector has been arrested for brutally beating a woman earlier this month inside an office space in Uttam Nagar. The video of the incident went viral on social media. Additional Public Relations ...

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Police constable shot dead in Delhi

New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable was shot dead on Wednesday by unknown assailants near his residence, the police said. The victim was identified as Ram Avtaar. He was shot dead at around 12.15 am. when he went out ...

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Supreme Court to review its verdict in Navjot Sidhu road rage case

In a setback for Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Supreme Court has decided to review its own judgment letting him off with a ₹1000 fine in a 30-year-old fatal road rage case. The Supreme Court had on May ...

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Sugarcane leads to diabetes, grow other crops: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

MEERUT: Overcultivation of sugarcane can indirectly lead to diabetes. This startling claim was made by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. “Excess production of sugarcane leads to its more consumption, which, in turn causes sugar (diabetes),” said the Chief Minister during ...

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Hardik Patel breaks ‘fast unto death’ after 19 days; no talks with govt yet

Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel ended his ‘fast unto death’ on Wednesday on the request of leaders of two Patidar socio-religious bodies — Khodaldham and Umiyadham. Hardik had been on fast for the past 19 days demanding reservation for Patidar ...

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Russian roulette goes wrong, Gwalior girl shoots herself with dad’s revolver on video chat with friend

A 21-year-old girl, who was pretending to play Russian roulette with her father’s revolver, died after she pulled the trigger on herself at her home in Gwalior. According to investigating officer, Sudesh Tiwari, the victim Karishma Yadav was on video ...

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51 killed as Telangana RTC bus falls into gorge in Kondagattu

Fifty-one people, including several women and children, were killed, and many suffered injuries on Tuesday morning when a Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus plunged into a gorge on the Kondagattu ghat road in Jagtial district. Earlier reports said ...

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PM Narendra Modi targets Congress: ‘Failed in govt, failed in Opposition’

In a scathing attack on Opposition parties, particularly the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that those who “were a failure in government” have “also failed as Opposition”. Addressing the BJP’s national executive, the Prime Minister targeted the “grand ...

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5 Men suffocate while cleaning sewer in Delhi, probe ordered

NEW DELHI: Five men died after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning a sewer in west Delhi’s Moti Nagar area on Sunday. The victims – Sarfaraz, Pankaj, Raja and Umesh and Vishal – were aged between 22 and 30 years. Two ...

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IPS officer who Googled suicide and consumed poison, dies in Kanpur

Lucknow: A 30-year old IPS officer, who had reportedly consumed some poisonous substance, died on Sunday at a nursing home in Kanpur after battling for life for four days. Surendra Kumar Das, an officer of the 2014 batch, was posted ...

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Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya as ‘Supreme Court is ours’, says Uttar Pradesh minister

Uttar Pradesh minister Mukut Bihari Verma sparked a controversy on Saturday with his comments that the Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya because “the Supreme Court is ours”. “Mandir hamara aradhya hai .. mandir banega .. mandir bananey ki ...

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4 criminals enter classroom to kidnap girl in Bihar, three beaten to death

Three men were beaten to death by a mob on Friday which caught hold of them while they were trying to kidnap an 11-year-old girl from inside her school in Bihar’s Begusarai district, 140 kms east of the state capital, ...

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Term ends in January, but Amit Shah to remain BJP president till 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Amit Shah will continue to be the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) till the end of the much-awaited 2019 Lok Sabha polls, highly-placed sources said on Saturday. Shah’s tenure was set to end in January, but the BJP ...

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