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TISS Mumbai Denies Student Clearance to Student For Refusing To Accept MPhil Degree From S. Ramdorai

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

“They are saying this is disrespectful. Then what about the disrespect they are showing to the marginalised students?” Fahad asked. He said that his representation asked an important question of why the Tata trust that gave more than 200 crore rupees to Oxford University could not give 2 or 3 crores required for the financial aid to marginalised students.

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RBI to Issue new Rs 100 Denomination Banknotes

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will shortly issue Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing the signature of the bank’s governor, Dr. Urjit R. Patel.

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Security Cover Downsized for Jammu Legislators

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The new move came after the change of ministerial status of 25 legislators after the breakdown of alliance between PDP/BJP

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Government Employees Can’t Work Under A Coop: Shah Faesal

 Saturday, July 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Faesal had earlier tweeted that “Patriarchy+ Population+ Illiteracy+ Alcohol+ Porn+ Technology+ Anarchy= Rapistan” and was consequently charged for violating the All India Service (Conduct rules).

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13 Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims Injured as Tempo Rams Into Truck

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

As many as 13 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were injured on Thursday after the tempo they were travelling in crashed into a parked truck near Birma Bridge in Udhampur.

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No Progress in Government Probes Ordered for Civilian Killings recorded in 2016

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: For Kashmir, 2016 is an unforgettable year as it saw the highest number of civilian killings after the death of the militant leader, Burhan Wani. Back then, the coalition government of BJP/PDP had ordered a probe in this regard. However, after completing two years, except for one case, none of the others have been […]

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Jadavpur University Protest Sees First Victory, Fight not Over, say Students

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Students and teachers of Jadavpur University, (JU) Kolkata who have been protesting against changes made in the admission procedure saw their first victory on Tuesday (July 11, 2018) when authorities decided to bring back the admission test system for admission to six undergraduate courses. Vice Chancellor (VC) Suranjan Das declared his resignation as a response to this decision taken by the Executive Committee (EC).

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Live Streaming of Court Proceedings from now on: SC favours PILs by Indira Jaising and Swapnil Tripathi

 Monday, July 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Jaising’s litigation stated that false reporting of cases and misinterpretation of them that happen during live tweeting could be curbed with live streaming. It also stated that citizens had a constitutional right to access the court proceedings.

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DEM Chief Aasiya Andrabi and her Two Aides arrested by NIA on Sedition Charges

 Sunday, July 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Aasiya Andrabi, the chief of Dukhtaran-e-Milat (DEM) and her two aides were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday on charges of sedition and waging war against government of India.

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Burhan Anniversary: Kashmir under Tight Security

 Sunday, July 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: This year, Kashmir was kept under tight security a week earlier to maintain law and order in the valley. The authorities tightened the security on Friday to prevent large scale demonstrations on July 8 that marks the second death anniversary of the slain militant. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) gave the protest call on Sunday in […]

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Cracks in PDP: Three MLA’S Revolt against Mehbooba Mufti

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

After the breaking of PDP-BJP Alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the ruling party PDP is mired in  controversies.

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Swaraj Requests Nepal for Army Helicopters to Evacuate Stranded Pilgrims

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the ministry has requested the Government of Nepal to provide army helicopters in order to evacuate stranded Indian nationals along the route of the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.

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Delhi HC Extends P Chidambaram’s Interim Protection From Arrest in INX Media Case

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended former finance minister P Chidambaram’s interim protection from arrest in the INX media case.

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1 Killed, 2 Injured After 30-feet-wall Falls on a House in Thane

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

One person was killed while two others were injured after a 30-feet-wall collapsed and fell on a house nearby on Monday night.

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Bhutanese PM to Embark on a 3-day visit to India From July 5

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Prime Minister of Bhutan, H.E. Dasho Tshering Tobgay, will pay an official visit to India from July 5 and 7, at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Tharoor Moves Anticipatory Bail Plea in Delhi Court in Sunanda Pushkar Case

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday moved an anticipatory bail plea in Delhi’s Patiala House Court in connection with the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

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NCPCR Seeks Detailed Report From Police in Mandsaur Rape Case

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a detailed report from the police regarding the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Mandsaur district.

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3 Arrested With 22 Kilograms of Marijuana in Hyderabad

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

The Prohibition and Excise department has arrested three persons with 22 kilograms of marijuana and seized four bikes, seven mobile phones and four weighing machines from their possessions during a raid in Hyderabad.

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PDP Leader Accuses Mehbooba Mufti of Nepotism

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

A leader of The Jammu and Kashmir’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday lashed out at former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and accused her of obliterating the party by promoting nepotism.

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Andhra CM Extends Help to Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims Stranded in Nepal

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has inquired about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims from the state, who are stranded in Nepal’s Simikot and has ordered officials to provide adequate help.

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Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Installed in Maharashtra Prisons

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

The Maharashtra state women’s commission has taken the initiative to install sanitary pad vending machines in nine Maharashtra prisons.

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Heavy Flooding, low Visibility in Himachal

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

During the past 24 hours, Chamba, Kangra and Mandi districts here have received heavy rainfall.

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‘Right to Walk’ for Hyderabad Citizens

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

A footpath encroachment drive was conducted in Hyderabad to clear the footpaths for citizens to avail their ‘Right to Walk’.

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Air India Building Should Stay With Government, Says Gadkari

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari opined that the iconic Air India building here must remain with the government itself.

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Priyanka Chaturvedi Files Complaint After Rape Threat to Daughter on Twitter

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi has filed a criminal complaint against the troller, who has threatened her on Twitter with the rape of her 10-year-old daughter.

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250 Kailash Yatra Pilgrims From Karnataka Stranded in Nepal

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Nearly 250 pilgrims from Karnataka are stranded in Nepal’s Simikot after heavy rains caused landslips along the route of the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.

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Banks Must Establish Ground Rules, Says SBI Chairman

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Rajnish Kumar said there is a need for certain ground rules to be established by all member banks in a consortium, keeping in mind the larger interest.

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Cloudburst in Uttarakhand, Seraghat Hydro Power Project Damaged

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

A cloudburst hit Munsiari’s Balati area in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh town on Monday and damaged Seraghat Hydro Power Project.

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SC Upholds Appointment of KV Chowdary as Central Vigilance Commissioner

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the appointment of KV Chowdary as Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) in the Central Vigilance Commission.

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23 Suspects Arrested in Dhule Lynching Incident

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

23 people have been arrested so far in connection with the Dhule lynching incident which claimed five lives here on Sunday.

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People Offer Prayers for Afghanistan Blast Victims at Golden Temple

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

A prayer meeting was held at Golden Temple in Amritsar for the 11 Sikhs who lost their lives in the suicide bombing in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan.

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Fadnavis Announces Compensation for kin of Dhule Lynching Victims

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakhs for the kin of people killed in Dhule lynching incident.

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Punjab CM Recommends Death Penalty for Drug Smuggling, Peddling

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has recommended the Centre to formulate a law that awards death penalty to those convicted of drug peddling and smuggling.

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Another Win For Thuruthi Struggle As The Court Orders Stay On The Land Acquisition Move on Temple

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The Kerala High Court has issued a stay order on the National Highway development through Sree Puthiyil Bhagavathi Kshetra, a kottam/ temple of the Pulaya community. The court has directed to stop all further actions regarding the land acquisition of  Sree Puthiyil Bhagavathi Temple and its properties.

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Seizes 1507 kg Plastic Since ban

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized 1507 kg plastic and collected Rs 1,96,5000 as fine since the plastic ban was implemented in the state.

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Complaint Against Kambli, Wife for Assaulting Ankit Tiwari’s Father

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Bollywood singer Ankit Tiwari’s father has filed a police complaint against former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli’s wife at Mumbai’s Bangur Nagar Police Station.

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Sathyasri Sharmila of TamilNadu Becomes India’s First Transgender Lawyer

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Sathyasri Sharmila has made history as the first transgender lawyer of India. Born as Udhayakumar in Paramakudi of Ramanathapuram district, Sharmila walked out of her home at the age of 18 following harassment by her neighbours. She subsequently changed her name to Sathyasri Sharmila.

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New Weekly Superfast Train to Start Between Jammu Tawi and Sealdah

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

A new weekly Humsafar Superfast Express Train will be introduced to run between Jammu Tawi and Sealdah.

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Red Corner Notice Issued Against Nirav Modi

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

A Red Corner Notice has been issued against absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi by the Interpol in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

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WhatsApp Rumour Based Lynching in the Name of Child Trafficking Continues, 23 Arrested in Maharashtra’s Dhule

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

In yet another incident of mob violence, 5 men belonging to OBC community were beaten to death in Maharashtra’s Dhule district. They were accused of being child kidnappers, a reason that is often used as a pretext for mob violence across India along with cow slaughter.

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UP Farmer’s Daughters Plough Field to Please Rain God

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Faced with the prospect of going yet another monsoon season without proper rainfall, two daughters of a farmer in Uttar Pradesh’s Jhansi district have joined their father in ploughing the field to appease the rain God, Lord Indra.

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UY Aviation Extends ‘Full Co-operation’ in Mumbai Plane Crash Probe

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Mumbai-based private chartered aircraft firm, UY Aviation have extended “full co-operation to all the regulatory and law enforcement agencies” involved in the aftermath of the tragic plane crash incident in Ghatkopar.

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Support Team Constituted for Ahmedabad Gang-rape Victim

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Ahmedabad Police Commissioner A. K. Singh said a support team has been constituted for assisting the 22-year-old gang-rape victim here.

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Tourists can Soon Enjoy cow, Bull Safaris in Rajasthan

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Rajasthan is predominantly known for the grandeur of its forts, palaces, and architecture. However, tourists will soon have one more reason to visit the state.

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Kin of Hyderabad men Trafficked to Malaysia Seek Sushma’s Help

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The family members of two men who were trafficked to Malaysia have sought help from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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Uttarakhand CM Visits Those Injured in bus Accident

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

In the wake of the bus accident in Uttarakhand’s Pauri Garhwal, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited those injured in the same, admitted at Susheela Tiwari Government Hospital in Haldwani district.

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DSGMC Chief Condemns ‘Barbaric Attack’

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Chief Manjit Singh GK condemned the ‘barbaric’ suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city that killed nearly 19 people, including 11 Sikhs.

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Minor boy Stripped, Thrashed for Alleged Theft in UP

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

A 14-year-old boy was allegedly hung naked upside down and mercilessly thrashed for hours by the owner of a steel godown, who alleged that the minor had stolen a few steel pipes.

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CBI Books IPFT Leaders for Tripura Scribe’s Murder

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has lodged an FIR against three leaders and several supporters of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) in connection with the murder of journalist Santanu Bhowmik.

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10 Arrested in Maharashtra Lynching Case

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  1 Comment

10 people have been arrested in connection with the lynching of five people in Dhule district here, Minister of State (MoS) for Maharashtra Deepak Kesarkar said on Sunday.

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Banking Scandals Breach People’s Faith, Says President Kovind

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said that the various banking scandals that jolted India over the past few years represent a breach of faith of honest citizens of the country.

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Suspected Bike-borne Terrorist Fire Upon Security Forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Suspected bike-borne terrorists on Sunday fired upon joint naka party of security forces at Pulwama -Sirnoo Road in Pulwama district’s Dalipora in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Mayawati Questions PM Modi’s Silence on Black Money

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday raised questions on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence over the black money issue.

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Suspended Uttarakhand Teacher Asks Chief Minister to Apologise

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Uttara Bahuguna, the teacher who was suspended after she “violated the decorum” of a Janata Darbar session, asked Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to apologise for “insulting” her.

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11 Bodies Recovered at a House in Delhi’s Burari

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

In a shocking incident, bodies of seven women and four men were found in a house in Delhi’s Burari area on Sunday morning.

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Sushil Modi Alleges Lalu Prasad’s Family of Irregular Land Transactions

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has alleged Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad’s family for their involvement in irregular land transactions during their tenure in the state.

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PAN-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Extended Till March 2019

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Deadline for the PAN-Aadhaar linking has been extended till March 31, 2019, by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

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Dalit Forced to Lick Spit Over Interfaith Marriage

 Sunday, July 1, 2018  |  No Comments

A Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district was allegedly made to spit and lick his saliva off the floor as a punishment after his son married a Muslim woman.

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K. Chandrashekhar Rao Inspects Tummilla Lift Irrigation Site

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao visited the Tummilla lift irrigation site to ascertain the progress of the project.

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CRPF Women Commandos Prepared to Deal With Stone Pelters

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The incidents of stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir are on a rise with women too joining the pelters.

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BJP Leader Asks Mandsaur Rape Victim’s kin to ‘Thank’ Party MP

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Madhya Pradesh asked the parents of a minor rape victim to express gratitude to the local MP for visiting them.

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‘Mumbai Plane Crash Victims Died of Shock due to Burn’

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The post-mortem report of the people who lost their lives in the recent plane crash in Ghatkopar highlighted ‘shock due to burn and poly-trauma’ as the cause of death.

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IMD Issues Cyclone Warnings for Gujarat, Maharashtra

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.

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Mallya Denies ‘Plea Bargain’ Allegations

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya refuted allegations of attempting a plea bargain, levied by an Enforcement Directorate (ED) official.

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Gattu Irrigation Project to Cover 33,000 Acres

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao stated that the Gattu irrigation project would cover an area of 33,000 acres in the Gadwal constituency.

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NIA Files Chargesheet Against Accused in Visakhapatnam Fake Indian Currency Notes Case

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against two accused persons in the Visakhapatnam Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case in the NIA Special Court here.

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Dalit Family ‘Banished’ by Panchayat in Madhya Pradesh

 Saturday, June 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A Dalit family from Madhya Pradesh’s Tikamgarh claimed that they have been banished from their village, Sarkanpur, by the panchayat for two years.

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Army Will Continue its Operation, Says Bipin Rawat

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said that the security forces will continue their operations under rules of engagement in Jammu and Kashmir.

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CBSE Initiates Action Against Teachers for Marking Errors

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday has initiated action against 130 teachers and coordinators across the country.

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Security Beefs up at Udhampur Railway Station

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Security arrangements at the Udhampur railway station in Jammu and Kashmir have been increased to avoid any untoward incident during the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

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Terrorists Hurl Grenade at Army, one Injured

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

A soldier was injured when terrorists lobbed a grenade at an army patrolling party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian Ahgam village on Friday.

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Landslide Blocks Manali-Leh Highway

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

The Manali-Leh National Highway-3 has been blocked due to a landslide at Marhi, nearly 30 kilometres from Manali in Himachal Pradesh.

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Kerala Crime Branch to Investigate Church Sexual Assault Case

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Crime branch will investigate the allegations against five priests of Malankara Orthodox Church in Kottayam district of Kerala.

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One Terrorist Killed in Kupwara Encounter

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces near Trehgam area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.

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Uttarakhand CM Orders Arrest of Teacher on Seeking Transfer

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat directed the police to arrest a school teacher after she protested during a Janata Darbar session in Dehradun.

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3 Cops, Abducted by ‘Pathalgarhi’ Supporters, Rescued

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Three policemen, who were abducted from the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Karia Munda, have been rescued on Friday.

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Major Handa to be Produced Before Delhi Court in Shailja Murder Case

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Delhi Police will produce Major Nikhil Handa before the Patiala House Court at the end of his four-day remand on Friday.

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ATM Transactions Detected From Missing Army Officer’s Card

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Personnel from the Indian Army have detected an ATM transaction made from missing Army officer Rakesh Patel’s card.

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GST Council to Meet on July 21

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

The 28th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will be held on July 21 here, the Ministry of Finance notified.

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Another man Lynched in Tripura

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

One more person was reportedly lynched in Tripura on Thursday, this time in Kalachera under Subroom sub-division in the extreme south bordering Bangladesh.

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