Was he a 'Super Cop' or the 'Villain of Punjab' ? This will always be the moot question whenever Kanwar Pal Singh Gill will be referred to down the years. The former Director General of Police (DGP) of two of the most turbulent states of the 1980s – Assam and Punjab – breathed hiRead more »
The damage was reported on Wednesday when a few passengers complained that they were not provided headphones at all during their journey from Goa to Mumbai.
In India, the income tax payers are a small proportion of the total population but indirect taxes are paid by nearly everyone on a daily basis. From buying milk to taking a taxi ride to shopping and eating at a restaurant, the government currently charges taxes either in the form VAT or service tax.
On Saturday, Jugnauth will call on President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari, and hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
Cabinet Secretary Sinha has assured that the updates on the reformed allowance structure recommended by the 7th Central Pay Commission will be revealed by June 1.
A Manchester United fan said about the Manchester terror attack, "They're trying to attack our way of life but they can't stop us from living our way of life."
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 25 (ANI): In yet another case of crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, two minor girls were allegedly gangraped by a group of young men in the Mansurpur area in Muzaffarnagar.
The Union government will partially fund the Noida-Greater Noida metro rail corridor being built on the outskirts of the national capital at a cost Rs 5,500 crore. The Cabinet on Wednesday formally approved the project, being implemented by the Noida Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (NMRC), which will pave the way for the Centre to provide Rs 970.62 crore "in equity and subordinated debt". NMRC, a special purpose vehicle created by the Uttar Pradesh government, will now be converted into equal joint venture of the state and central governments.
On May 22, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tweeted it had ratcheted the pace of rural road construction under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to 133 km a day over the three years to 2016-17, up from 69.35 km a day in 2013-14. In its manifesto, the BJP had made three major promises on roads: It would connect tribal hamlets with all-weather roads, improve village-level road infrastructure, and connect ports with roads to the hinterland. In case of rural roads, for which data are available, the pace of construction has slackened.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis escaped unhurt as the chopper carrying him and his team crash-landed in Latur on Thursday afternoon
On 16 May, Firstpost published an article titled 'Encroachments in elephant corridor lead to human-animal conflicts' by Anand Kumar, as part of a series on the drought in the Western Ghats
At least three Pakistani nationals and one Indian have reportedly been arrested in Bengaluru failing to produce valid documents. Several media reports suggest the three Pakistan nationals were involved in suspicious activities. The trio was arrested from Kumaraswamy Layout in Bengaluru's Yarab Nagara by the Central Crime Bureau.
An unidentified woman was found dead along the railway tracks on Wednesday, May 24, morning. "She died before people found her ... The child wasn't injured," railway police officer Anil Marawi told Hindustan Times.
Unfortunately, closing down slaughterhouses and anti-Romeo squads were right on top of the agenda, law and order were pushed down in Yogi's priority list.
It remains to be seen how Ashwin goes in the United Kingdom as he will have to battle conditions that are not exactly friendly to finger spinners.
The left-handed batsman appeared in 48 Test matches and 45 ODIs for the Saffers, averaging in the mid-30s in both formats of the game.
New Delhi [India], May 25, (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday welcomed Indian national Uzma, who had accused her Pakistani husband of marrying her at gunpoint, even as she expressed regret over her plight. Uzma finally returned to India earlier in the day, a day after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted her the permission to. An IHC bench, headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, returned Uzma her original immigration form, which her husband Tahir had submitted to the court on Tuesday, reported Geo News.
Nashik city police commissioner Ravinder Singal has ordered a probe against nine Nashik police officers for attending the wedding of a relative of Dawood Ibrahim.
Saharanpur has been in the grip of caste violence since April, spurred by a minor scuffle between the Thakur and Dalit communities
The Left Front and the Congress on Wednesday expressed their apprehension over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash landed in Latur. However, Fadnavis and his aides who were travelling with him all escaped unhurt
Bengaluru [India], May 25 (ANI): Chinglensana Singh, who has recently been appointed as the vice-captain of the Indian senior men's hockey team, has admitted that he is excited and honoured to take up the new responsibility as his side head into the Three Nations Invitational Tournament, beginning June 1. "This is an important tour for us in our preparations for the World League Final in December and I am very excited to be entrusted with this new responsibility," expressed Chinglensana on the sidelines of the ongoing national camp in SAI, Bengaluru. As a midfielder, Chinglensana is fast with the ability to set off aggressively inside the opponent's half creating a chance for the Indians to breakout.
New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that the aim of the government is to spend at least 2.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the health sector in the coming years. "Few days back, we started the Digital Cancer Nerve Centre to curb cancer. The motto of this government is to provide good and cheap treatment to needy people with proper facilities.