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Panel Formed to Probe Case of Patients Tied to Beds

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has constituted a two-member committee to probe the alleged mistreatment of two patients at its medical college.

Owaisi Takes on WB Chief Minister, Governor Over Asansol Violence

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi has questioned Mamata Banerjee government's "secular" credentials and West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi's "constitutional" conduct in connection with the Asansol communal violence.

7 Injured as Portion of Building Collapses in Mumbai

At least seven people were injured after a portion of a building adjoining Rasool Masjid in Mumbai's Govandi area collapsed on Sunday.

SC to Hear Enforcement Directorate's Plea Against Karti in INX Media Case

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Karti Chidambaram, in the INX media money laundering case.

SC to Hear Enforcement Directorate’s Plea Against Karti in INX Media Case

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Karti Chidambaram, in the INX media money laundering case.

FIR Lodged Against Indore Hotel Owner

An FIR has been lodged against the owner of a hotel building that collapsed in Indore, claiming 10 lives.

Haryana Student Commits Suicide Over Exam Score

A girl student in Jind district of Haryana on Sunday committed suicide over not being able to score good marks in exams, police said on Monday.

Communal Violence has Spread in BJP States Says CPI

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday slammed the Prime Minster Narendra Modi-led government for the recent communal violence that has hit certain parts of the country.

CBSE Board Exams Postponed in Punjab

The CBSE board examinations for Class X and XII that were scheduled for April 2, have been postponed in Punjab due to call of Bharat Bandh.

AIADMK Seeks Congress's Support for No-trust Motion in Cauvery Issue

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday sought the Congress Party's support for moving the no-confidence motion in the Parliament against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

AIADMK Seeks Congress’s Support for No-trust Motion in Cauvery Issue

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday sought the Congress Party's support for moving the no-confidence motion in the Parliament against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

Bodies of 38 Indians to be Brought Back From Iraq Today

The mortal remains of 38 out of 39 Indians, who were killed in Iraq, are due to reach India by late Monday.

Bharat Bandh Protests Turn Violent

Various Dalit organisations have called for a nationwide shutdown to protest against the Supreme Court's ruling on amendments under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989.

Main Accused in Aurangabad Violence Surrenders

Bhartiya Janata Party worker Anil Singh, who was earlier booked for communal clashes in Aurangabad district, has surrendered before the court.

Anchor Commits Suicide in Hyderabad

An anchor of a news channel allegedly committed suicide on late Sunday night, by jumping off fifth floor of her residence, at Hyderabad's Moosapet.

Eco-friendly Bags for Parshad at Golden Temple

To discourage the use of polythene bags in Punjab, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has introduced eco-friendly compostable carry bags for the ' karah parshad' at the Golden Temple.

Four Killed as Building Collapses in Indore

As many as four people were killed and three critically injured as a building collapsed here on Saturday night.

E-way Bill for Smooth Inter-state Goods Movement Rolled out

An inter-state expressway (e-way) bill system was rolled out on Sunday in order to facilitate smooth movement of goods around the country.

Contact Lost With Recently Launched GSAT-6A, Says ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday said it has lost contact with the GSAT-6A communication satellite, which was launched on Thursday.

Fire Breaks out at Painter Pramod Kamble's Studio

A major fire broke out at the studio of painter and sculptor Pramod Kamble in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar on Sunday.

Fire Breaks out at Painter Pramod Kamble’s Studio

A major fire broke out at the studio of painter and sculptor Pramod Kamble in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar on Sunday.

Chennai's Integral Coach Factory Records New-high; Builds 2503 Coaches in 2017-18

The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) registered a new record-high production of coaches by building 2,503 in 2017-18, thus surpassing last year's figure of 2277 coaches.

Chennai’s Integral Coach Factory Records New-high; Builds 2503 Coaches in 2017-18

The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) registered a new record-high production of coaches by building 2,503 in 2017-18, thus surpassing last year's figure of 2277 coaches.

The problem of hyper-liberalism by JOHN GRAY

John Gray writes in TLS,For liberals, the recent transformation of universities into institutions devoted to the eradication of thought crime must seem paradoxical. In...

Tighter Restrictions by Election Commission in Karnataka as Part of Looming Elections

Following the seizure of lump sum amounts of money, liquor, and gold, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced that 1,156 flying squads and 1,255 static surveillance teams have been activated in poll-bound Karnataka.

Hardliner Mentality Gives Rise to Communal Violence Cases: Rizvi

In the wake of several cases of communal violence during Rama Navami celebrations on March 25 in West Bengal's Asansol city and Bihar's Aurangabad town, Shia Central Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi said that a "hardliner mentality," which is created between "Hindu and Shia communities," is the primary reason behind such incidents.

Nation Rings in Easter With Carols, Hymns

The nation is draped in festive fervor on account of the Christian festival of Easter on Sunday.

Students in Chhattisgarh Village Still Await Power Supply

Students in Chhattisgarh's Trishuli village in Balarampur district are unable to study, as even after 70 years of independence, there is no electricity.

VK Singh to Leave for Iraq to Bring Back Bodies of 39 Indians

Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh (retd) will leave for Mosul to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians who were killed in the war-torn country.

Central Board of Secondary Education Suspends Official for lax Supervision

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Sunday said the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has suspended an official with immediate effect for lax supervision in examination centre (0859) following the leak of Class Xth and XIIth papers.

All 3 Accused in CBSE Paper Leak Sent to 2-day Police Custody

Two teachers and one tutor, who were arrested for their alleged role in leaking the question paper of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations, have been sent to two-day police custody by Delhi's Karkardooma court.

2 Teachers, 1 Coaching Centre Owner Held in CBSE Paper Leak Case

The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Sunday arrested three more people from here in connection with Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE's) Class X and XII papers leak case.

MK Stalin Detained

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin was detained on Sunday amid a protest against the Centre over the constitution of a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

DMK to Observe Shutdown Across Tamil Nadu on Cauvery Issue

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday announced to observe a shutdown across Tamil Nadu on April 5 to press for their demand of formation of a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

Bridge on Gangotri Highway Collapses Again

A bridge built over Assi Ganga river on Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand on Sunday collapsed for the second time within three months.

BJP Delegation Visits Relief Camp in Asansol

A four-member Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) committee on Sunday visited a relief camp in violence-affected Asansol city of West Bengal.

Arijit Shashwat Sent to Judicial Custody

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat who surrendered yesterday in connection with the Bhagalpur violence case, on Sunday has been sent to 14-days judicial custody.

Arijit Shashwat Surrenders

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat surrendered before the police on Saturday night in connection with the Bhagalpur violence case.

S.P. Vaid Says at Least 4 Terrorists Trapped in Kachdoora Encounter Site

At least four terrorists are believed to be trapped in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Shopian's Kachdoora village, said Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police S.P. Vaid on Sunday.

Arijit Shashwat was Arrested, Claims Police

Nearly two hours after Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat surrendered before the police in connection with the Bhagalpur violence case, the latter claimed that Shashwat was arrested.

Allow Mortal Remains of Iraq Victims Reach Their Natives Safely, Says Punjab CM

In the wake of 'Bharat Bandh' called by several Dalit organisations, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has appealed the protesters to ensure that mortal remains of the Iraq victims, that are expected to arrive in Amritsar tomorrow, are allowed to be transported to their native villages without any impediment.

After CBSE, now FCI Paper Leaked; 50 Detained

Madhya Pradesh's Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday detained two agents and 48 aspirants for their alleged role in leaking a Food Corporation of India (FCI) examination paper.

Afraid of UP Police, Criminals vow to Lead Respectable Lives

Criminals in Uttar Pradesh's Laharpur town, out of their new found fear for the police authorities, have started marking their attendance on a regular basis.

Airports Authority of India Hails Udan Scheme for Exponential Growth

On the sidelines of Airports Authority of India (AAI) annual day function; Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said that the recently launched UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme would help the emerging civil aviation sector in the country to grow exponentially.

16 People Rescued After Rajasthan dam Breach

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Sunday evacuated 16 people, who were trapped after a breach in Malsisar Dam inundated farmlands and houses in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district.

12 Maoists Arrested in Chhattisgarh

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Task Force (STF) on Saturday arrested 12 Maoists involved in the Kistaram mine protected vehicle (MPV) attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

11 Terrorists Gunned Down in Separate Encounters in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said that total 11 terrorists were gunned down by the security forces in counter-insurgency operations in three different areas in South Kashmir.

10 Farmers Injured After Police Fire Tear gas to Control Crowd in Bhavnagar

About 60 farmers were detained and 10 were injured after the police fired tear gas shells to control the crowd in Bhavnagar's Padva on Sunday.

No Evidence That Dalit was Killed for Keeping a Horse

A 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly murdered in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district for keeping a horse, but according to the Gujarat Police, they found no such evidence.