JNU protest : FIR registered against students for wrongful restraint

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has registered two FIRs against students of Jawaharlal Nehru University here, a day after they gheraoed the administration block and restricted two senior officials from leaving the building for hours. Peeved over not being able to meet the Vice Chancellor to discuss issues related to the compulsory attendance order, some […]

Modi govt institutionalising ‘crony capitalism: Cong

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday held the BJP responsible for the Rs 11,400-crore Punjab National Bank scam involving jewellery designer Nirav Modi and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of institutionalising “crony capitalism”. Congress leader Kapil Sibal accused the prime minister and his government of bringing the economy to its knees, and warned that the […]

Rahul targets PM Modi over Nirav Modi case

Rahul targets PM Modi over Nirav Modi case

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today fired yet another salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over tainted businessmen Nirav Modi fleeing the country. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi posted, “The scamster’s escape formula: La(Mo) + Ni(Mo) —(with) Na(Mo)—> Bha(Go)”, while using the hashtag “#ModiRobsIndia”. The Congress chief had yesterday alleged that the NDA government was […]

Water level down by 2% in 91 major reservoirs in India

New Delhi:The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country is has gone down to 39% of their total capacity from 41% last week, the Union Water Resources Ministry said in a statement on Friday. As of February 15, there was 63.597 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water in these reservoirs. The latest levels […]

Rouhani visits Qutub Shahi tombs in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited the famous Qutub Shahi tombs here today on the second day of his Hyderabad visit. Rouhani visited the tombs of Qutub Shahi rulers in Golconda area in the city. These monuments are popularly known as seven tombs and built in Iranian architecture style. “The Iranian president reached the tombs […]

‘Police encounters won’t stop in UP’

‘Police encounters won’t stop in UP’

LUCKNOW: Accusing the opposition of sympathising with criminals, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday declared in the state Legislative Council that police encounters in the state would not stop. Speaking in the House during the Zero Hour, Adityanath pointed towards the opposition and said everybody knew who gave patronage to criminals. A total […]

Woman cop tries to swallow bribe money after being caught

MUMBAI: A woman police constable from Kolhapur in western Maharashtra, who was caught allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 300, tried to swallow the money, an official said Thursday. The incident took place yesterday at Chandgad police station in Kolhapur. “Dipali Khadke, a woman police constable posted at Chandgad police station, was caught accepting a […]

You value a rape at Rs 6,500: ‘Shocked’ SC asks Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi: Is rape worth Rs 6,500? That’s how a shocked Supreme Court Thursday asked the Madhya Pradesh government while questioning the state whether it was doing a “charity” by giving this meagre amount to the victims of sexual assaults. The apex court said it was shocking that Madhya Pradesh, which was among the states […]