14 live bombs recovered from shop in WB

14 live bombs recovered from shop in WB

Howrah (WB): Fourteen live bombs were today recovered from a shop in Howrah district, where a man was injured in an explosion yesterday, police said. Bomb squad personnel, during the search in the shop this morning, found the explosives, a police officer said. Komer Ali, the shop owner, who was injured in the explosion, has […]

KAS officer summoned by Delhi court in sexual harassment case

KAS officer summoned by Delhi court in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: A Delhi Court has summoned Asif Hameed Khan a senior Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officer presently posted as Special Secretary, Public Works Department for sexually harassing a junior KAS officer while he was the Additional Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Khan was shunted out of Delhi after the Police had registered an FIR […]

Man thrashed for speaking in fluent English in Delhi

Man thrashed for speaking in fluent English in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old man was thrashed allegedly by five men for speaking with his friend in fluent English while dropping him off at a five-star hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said on Tuesday. The incident was reported in the early hours on Saturday, they said. Three persons have been arrested in this connection, they […]

SC to hear on Sep 15 plea over safety of school children

SC to hear on Sep 15 plea over safety of school children

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on September 15 a plea filed by two women lawyers seeking implementation of existing guidelines to ensure safety and well-being of children in schools across the country. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar said that it […]

Suu Kyi’s effigy burnt in Kolkata

Suu Kyi’s effigy burnt in Kolkata

KOLKATA: The effigy of Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was burnt here on Tuesday by Muslim welfare organisations, who organised a rally demanding a stop to the atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar bringing the city to a halt for about four hours. “We are extremely aggrieved about the ongoing […]

SC notice to govt, CBSE on plea by father of murdered student

SC notice to govt, CBSE on plea by father of murdered student

NEW DELHI: A plea, filed by the father of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in a gruesome manner inside Gurgaon’s Ryan International School, seeking a CBI probe in the case today prompted the Supreme Court to seek the responses from the Centre and the Haryana government. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra […]

Top officials of Ryan arrested

Top officials of Ryan arrested

GURGAON: Two top officials of the Ryan International School have been arrested while the acting principal detained for questioning in connection with the gruesome murder of a seven-year-old in school premises, the police said on Monday. Fourteen police teams constituted to probe the case, which has sparked huge public outrage, are questioning the school staff […]

JNUSU polls: United-Left makes clean sweep, wins all four seats defeating RSS-backed ABVP

JNUSU polls: United-Left makes clean sweep, wins all four seats defeating RSS-backed ABVP

NEW DELHI: The united-Left alliance has retained all four seats in the JNU students union election, defeating the RSS-backed ABVP with considerable margins. In a close fight, United Left candidate Geeta Kumari won the president’s post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by 464 votes. Shabana Ali of BAPSA (Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students’ Association) polled […]