Panel discusses Maharashtra govt stand on Maratha quota in Supreme Court

Mumbai, Maharashtra PWD Minister Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said the MVA government is “positive” towards implementing all pending schemes for welfare of the Maratha community announced by the previous dispensation. Talking …

Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for coronavirus

Puducherry, July 9 Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday, a day after an employee of the Raj Nivas here was found to be infected with the …

2 more aides of Vikas Dubey killed in separate encounters in UP: Police

Lucknow, Jul 9  Two more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, were gunned down in separate encounters in Uttar …

Goa Board may reduce syllabus for classes 10 and 12 to make up for academic loss

Panaji, Jul 9 The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view …

Brazil:Facebook removes false accounts linked to President Bolsonaro

Sao Paulo (Brazil), Jul 9  Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it has removed dozens of accounts linked to supporters or employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of …

West Bengal:Five persons injured in attack by miscreants

Basant A group of miscreants opened fire at a village in Basanti area of South 24 Parganas district injuring five persons, police said on Wednesday. The five injured villagers were witnesses …

Kanpur encounter: 2 policemen arrested for ‘tipping off’ gangster Vikas Dubey about police action

Kanpur (UP), Suspended Chaubeypur station officer Vinay Tiwari and another policeman were arrested on Wednesday on charges of leaking information about police action to gangster Vikas Dubey prior to last week’s …

Woman’s chopped body found in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki

Barabanki (UP), Jul 8 Chopped body parts of an unidentified woman were found stuffed in a suitcase and polythene bags near a closed factory in Safedabad area here, police said on …

RLD leader shot dead in UP’s Baghpat district

Baghpat (UP), A 52-year-old Rashtriya Lok Dal leader was shot dead in Badarkha village in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district on Tuesday evening, police said. The RLD leader, Deshpal Khokar, was sitting …

Maharashtra:Man tortured by his employer over lockdown expenses

Pune,  A 30-year-old man was allegedly abducted and tortured by three men, including his employer, in Kothrud here in Maharashtra over a financial dispute regarding the victim’s stay in Delhi on …

Jammu and Kashmir ACB indicts four govt officials in graft case

Jammu, The J&K ACB on Saturday indicted four government officials, including an SDM, for allegedly extracting a bribe of Rs 60,000 for clearing a private individual’s claim for compensation against damages …

Two Punjab residents held with poppy straw in Jammu

Jammu,  Two suspected drug peddlers were arrested after over three kilograms of poppy straw was recovered from their truck here, police said on Saturday. Driver Vinod Kumar (28) and his helper …

Madhya Pradesh: Suspecting affair with husband, woman kills cousin

Shahdol (MP),  A 35-year-old woman allegedly hacked her cousin to death on Saturday on suspicion that she was having affair with her husband in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district, the police said. …

Four of family hacked to death in Allahabad

Allahabad, Four members of a family, including two women in their twenties, were found hacked to death in their house bolted from inside, police said on Friday. The multiple murder took …

Three arrested with drugs worth Rs 2 crore in UP

Sonbhadra (UP),  Three suspected smugglers were arrested with heroin worth Rs 2 crore in Chopan area here, police said on Friday. Based on a tip-off, a police team intercepted an SUV …