The closure of Gitanjali Gems Park in Hyderabad following the raid by the ED scam has hit about 600 families and led to protests here on Tuesday. Demanding alternative employment, workers of the gems processing unit of Gitanjali staged a protest at the park located in Ravirayala village of Maheswaram …read more
Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly roughed up by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Monday, say sources. The AAP has denied the allegations and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has sought a report on the alleged attack from Lieutenant …read more
The CBI has refused to share details of expenses incurred to bring back to India fugitive businessmen Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, claiming immunity from disclosures under the RTI Act. Pune-based activist Vihar Dhurve had approached the agency seeking details of expenses incurred by the government to bring back Mallya …read more
No Chinese warship movement has been detected near the crisis-ridden Maldives, Indian Navy sources have said amid reports of Chinese naval movement in the Indian Ocean. “We have a very robust surveillance system in Indian Ocean region, which is supported by mission-based deployment in place since July 2017,” a Navy …read more
The HRD Ministry reportedly wants photo or video proof from schools across the country that students watched the telecast of PM Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Par Charcha.' The deadline to submit necessary documents was yesterday. However, a senior official explained schools had been asked for "a routine feedback where no mandatory …read more
In a gruesome crime, two men in West Bengal allegedly raped a woman and mutilated her private parts with a metal object. They then dumped the girl aged 19-20 near a bridge in South Dinajpur. When she was found 18 hours later, she was unconscious and her intestines were coming …read more
Amid a high voltage drama over an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by AAP MLAs, the Delhi government on Tuesday decided against making Aadhaar mandatory for the distribution of ration in the national capital. While addressing a press conference, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the decision in …read more
An analysis of bills from four reputed private hospitals in Delhi and NCR by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has revealed that they are making profits of up to 1,737% on drugs, consumables and diagnostics and that these three accounts for about 46% of a patient’s bill …read more
Special prayers are being held in several temples across Goa for the speedy recovery of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently undergoing treatment at a Mumbai hospital. Parrikar is being treated at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for pancreatitis since February 15.
Shree Maruti temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman …read more
HSBC has posted a pre-tax profit of $17.2bn (£12.3bn) in 2017, saying its focus on Asia was driving growth. The results represent a 141% jump on the $7.1bn profit of the previous year. But that comparison is flattering, given 2016 saw the bank incur a string of …read more
The city of Christchurch and several other districts on New Zealand's South Island have declared a state of emergency after being hit by the remnants of Cyclone Gita. Dozens of schools have been shut and roads closed in the South Island as the storm made landfall on Tuesday. New Zealand's …read more
Arunachal Pradesh: Mob Barges into 👮Police Station, Lynches 2⃣ Men Accused of Raping 5⃣ -Yr-Old Girl
Two men accused of raping a minor were dragged out of a police station in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lohit district and lynched by a mob, police said on Tuesday. The two were arrested on charges of rape and murder of a five-year-old girl at Namgo village. The mob had barged …read more
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday allowed the petition moved by Jay Shah, son of BJP president Amit Shah, challenging a lower court order that lifted the gag order barring news portal The Wire to write on the “exceptional” increase in his firm’s turnover.
The development now means that …read more
Expressing pain over Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash’s claim that he was abused and assaulted by two AAP MLAs at Kejriwal’s residence late Monday evening, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the MHA has sought a report from Lt Gov. Anil Baijal in the case.
Rajnath …read more
Authorities in India's eastern state of Bihar have asked students not to wear shoes or socks to stop them from cheating during exams.
The rule comes into effect on 21 February when roughly 1.8 million 15-year-olds will appear for their final school exam - the class 10 test.
Officials said …read more
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