25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: India boasts of having world’s largest democracy which has the darkest patch in its history when the country reeled under the pang of state of Emergency that was clamped on June 25, 1975. Even after 40 years down the line, the nation cannot afford to forget the trauma of Emergency. All the fundamental rights and civil liberties were suspended. Political leaders of all hues in the Opposition were taken in for preventive detention. Newspapers were shut down. Here are 4 facts that unfold the blot on the face of Independent India.
16 Jun 2015
Allahabad (UP): A Jaguar fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed while on a routine sortie near here, the second such incident this year.
18 May 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Allahabad High Court order asking Uttar Pradesh government to give details of criminal cases withdrawn by it during last three years.
02 Jun 2015
New Delhi: First off the blocks, state-owned Allahabad Bank today cut its base rate or minimum lending rate by 0.3 percent within hours of RBI lowering key policy rate for the third time this year.
27 May 2015
New Delhi: In a befitting reply to Priyanka Gandhi's remark, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the daughter of Congress president should behave more diligently as there is a campus of Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) Allahabad in Rahul Gandhi's constituency Amethi.
22 May 2015
Kochi: In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police can not detain a person merely because he is a Maoist. "Being a Maoist is of no crime, though the political ideology of Maoists would not synchronise with our constitutional polity. It is a basic human right to think in terms of human aspirations," it said.
29 May 2015
Lucknow: The plains of Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under severe heat with weather remaining dry and Met office predicting no immediate relief from the scorcher on Friday. Allahabad recorded the highest maximum temperature at 45.8 degrees Celsius.
07 Jun 2015
Panaji: Goa Police has claimed that the two Delhi-based women, who were allegedly gang-raped by five men in Anjuna, worked as escorts and that they fell prey to a plot by accused to recover their money.
12 Jun 2015
Lille (France): Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was acquitted of sex crime charges on Friday by a French court which ruled the sexual escapades with prostitutes of a man once tipped to be French President did not amount to 'aggravated pimping'.
10 Jun 2015
New Delhi: In our country, many people won laurels by doing good works but at the same time others hogged the limelight by committing unbelievable deeds. We bring you a list of criminals who scripted their names in the pages of history by indulging in dubious acts.