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Delhi Police booked 13 AAP MLAs but struggled to explain charges against them

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Delhi Police booked 13 AAP MLAs but struggled to explain charges against them

In the two-year-long uneasy relationship between the Aam Aadmi Party-run Delhi government and the city police that reports to the Centre, the AAP has accused the police of launching a witch-hunt against it and “harassing” its MLAs. Thirteen The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs have been arrested for offences that include molestation, rioting, kidnapping, and […]

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Speeding BMW rams into WagonR in south Delhi, cab driver killed

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Speeding BMW rams into WagonR in south Delhi, cab driver killed

A 32-year-old cab driver was killed after a speeding BMW car rammed into his WagonR in south Delhi’s Munirka area late on Sunday night. Both cars were on their way from Kalkaji to Vasant Vihar when they collided near Munirka flyover, police said. Deceased Nazrul Islam, who was from West Bengal, died on the spot. […]

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Mumbai’s angadiyas support PM Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move, won’t courier cash

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Mumbai’s angadiyas support PM Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move, won’t courier cash

In the wake of demonetisation, 90% of angadiya service providers in the city — a parallel banking system and cash courier service for businessmen — have switched to regular courier services. Since Independence, the angadiyas have been involved in transacting money, jewellery, gold, diamonds, and other precious stones. Diamond traders and businessmen prefer angadiya services […]

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Gurgaon: Heavy fog to continue for three days, expect rain on Thursday

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Gurgaon: Heavy fog to continue for three days, expect rain on Thursday

Visibility across Gurgaon was less than 30 metres on Monday morning which led to traffic and train operations being severely affected. Officials at the India Meteorological Department said, possibility of rainfall on Republic Day (Thursday) is high and foggy conditions will prevail for the next three days. Meanwhile, on Monday morning traffic moved at a […]

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NCP fights to retain last bastion in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad

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NCP fights to retain last bastion in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad

The civic body elections will be crucial for the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) as it fights to retain its last bastion in urban Maharashtra through the municipal corporations of Pune (PMC) and Pimpri-Chinchwad (PCMC). Having lost power at the Centre and state in 2014, the Sharad Pawar-led party is in a make-or-break situation to maintain […]

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US non-profit to sue Donald Trump over foreign payments

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US non-profit to sue Donald Trump over foreign payments

A Washington group of lawyers and researchers plans to file a federal lawsuit against Donald Trump Monday, alleging that the US president is violating a constitutional ban on accepting payments from foreign governments. In a statement released Sunday the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) said the newly sworn-in Trump was in violation […]

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39 dead, 67 injured after Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra Pradesh

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39 dead, 67 injured after Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra Pradesh

At least 39 passengers were killed and 67 others injured when the Hirakhand Express, plying from Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh to Bhubaneswar in Odisha, derailed near Kuneru railway station in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district late on Saturday night. News agency PTI reported that the home ministry might ask the NIA to include the incident in its […]

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Government on goodwill mission, to track world leaders who studied in India

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Government on goodwill mission, to track world leaders who studied in India

Almost 27 years after he had completed his MTech from Barkatullah University (BU) in Bhopal, Somalia’s president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud wrote to Indian government, seeking his degree certificate in 2015. The university duly obliged the former student with a special convocation ceremony soon after. The government has now embarked on a mission to tap the […]

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NIA may include Hirakhand Express derailment in ongoing probe

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NIA may include Hirakhand Express derailment in ongoing probe

With railways suspecting sabotage in derailment of Hirakhand Express in Andhra Pradesh, the home ministry may ask the NIA to include the incident in its ongoing probe into possible role of Pakistan spy agency ISI in Indore-Patna Express mishap last year. “The home ministry may ask the NIA to see if the derailment in Andhra […]

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Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu claims two lives at Pudukottai, 28 injured

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Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu claims two lives at Pudukottai, 28 injured

Chennai: Two persons were killed and 28 suffered minor injuries during jallikattu in Pudukottai district on Sunday, while a man died due to dehydration in Madurai during protests demanding a ‘permanent solution’ for holding the sport, police said. The people injured during the incident in Pudukottai district, where scores of people and several bulls took […]

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