The state-level bandh call given by BJP, to protest the CBI charge sheet against senior party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, today evoked mixed reaction in parts ......read more
South-west monsoon today made a debut in the Andaman Sea and parts of Bay of Bengal, setting the stage for the four-month rainfall season crucial for India's agriculture-based economy.
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A class III student has died after his teacher allegedly banged his head against a wall for playing with another student in the classroom, prompting the authorities to order an inquiry and arrest the ......read more
The Tamil Nadu government today expanded the popular 'Amma' canteen scheme to nine more corporations.
Making a suo motu statement in the Assembly, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said these canteens ......read more
The 24-year-old failed IAS aspirant from Bangalore who committed suicide on May 10 had apparently created a charade of having qualified for the IAS among his family and friends by fudging documents, p......read more
A 50-year-old Congress supporter died after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the jam packed Kanteerava stadium here today, police said.
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A massive landslide in the heart of Aizawl took nine houses and killed at least eight people and left 25 others injured early on Saturday morning.
At least 11 people remained missing by the time of f......read more
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah offered "sincere apology" to the family of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who succumbed to injuries at a hospital in Chandigarh today.
A chit-fund company agent who had consumed poison died today in North 24 Parganas district taking the number of agents and depositors who committed suicide after the Saradha Group went bust to nine.
By Vasanth Singan, PhD in the College of Science (Bioinformatics and Systems Biology)
My name is Vasanth Singan and I come from the state of Tamil Nadu in India. I am currently in the fourth year of ......read more
1984 Anti-Sikh Riots
Rail traffic was today disrupted for several hours this morning as activists of various Sikh outfits squatted on tracks to protest the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in an anti-Sikh riots c......read more
The office of a Kolkata-based chit fund company Rose Valley was raided and documents seized by a team of policemen this morning at Tadong in Gangtok. “The branch office of Rose Valley company was sear......read more
IN AN unprecedented incident, agents and employees of MPS Group today attacked a group of at least 20 journalists who had gone to the chit fund company’s project office in Jhargram to speak to agents ......read more
Excise and taxation department late on Friday seized large number of liquor cartons from an unapproved godown located on Jalandhar bypass. The stock belongs to Gaurav Malhotra & Co, owned by Gaurav, t......read more