Negligence on the part of police and doctors lapses led to the death of Tabrez Ansari, a 24-year-old Muslim youth who was allegedly beaten up by a mob and forced to chant Jai Shri Ram and Jai Hanuman, a three-member probe team has said. Two police officers have already been suspended in the case and […]

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Former Goa chief minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Churchill Alemao courted controversy after making sexist remarks in the state assembly. Alemao said that women from outside Goa are fast, while the Goan women were decent and delicate. Alemao made the remarks in the state assembly while discussing Factories (Goa Amendment) Bill 2019. One […]

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Suspense over government formation by the BJP in Karnataka continued Thursday two days after the Congress-JDS coalition ministry fell with all attention now riveted on the Assembly Speakers move on the resignations by rebel MLAs and plea for their disqualification. As it looked to the central leadership to take a shot at government formation, the […]

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The chairman of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation(BMC) Krishna Chakraborty will be sworn in as mayor of the corporation on Saturday. The post of mayor has been lying vacant after Sabyasachi Dutta, the first mayor of the corporation which was formed in 2015, resigned from the post on July 18 following differences with the party leadership and […]

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Heavy rains continued in many places in Gujarat on Friday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next two days. The downpour threw normal life out of gear at many places in central and south Gujarat, resulting in swollen rivers and water-logging in residential areas. […]

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Top government officials have said that restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir will be eased in a few days, adding that there has been no casualty on the ground. Responding to questions from The Indian Express, former CRPF DG and advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, K Vijay Kumar, said that there […]

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At least 18 people were killed and nine others injured in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, officials said. Eight people died in Shimla, two each in Kullu, Sirmaur, Solan and Chamba and one each in Una and Lahaul-Spiti districts, they added. Landslides hit a spot near the RTO office here, leaving three persons […]

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Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda has declared himself as the chief ministerial candidate, with or without the Congress ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled to be held later this year. At a Parivartan Rally on his home turf Rohtak on Sunday, Hooda, a two-time Haryana CM, said that he had freed himself from all […]

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The Lok Sabha Secretariat said it has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament complex with effect from Tuesday. All officers and staff of the Secretariat and other allied agencies working in the Parliament House Complex have been asked to comply with the directions, the secretariat said […]

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The Bihar Police was left embarrassed on Wednesday when the rifles meant to be fired in honour of former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra as he was being consigned to flames on at his native home in Supaul failed to fire. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and other dignitaries were present when […]

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