01 Feb 2012
The government has distanced itself from the Rushdie controversy on his proposed visit to India for attending the Jaipur Literature Festival. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram made it clear that it was Rushdie’s sole decision to cancel his India visit and the government must not be held responsible for the same.
31 Jan 2012
CBI Joint Director V V Lakshmi Narayana on Tuesday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Pankaj Dwivedi and briefed him about the arrest of Principal Secretary (Home) B P Acharya in the Emaar Properties scandal.
12 Apr 2012
The Bihar government on Thursday transferred 3054 policemen from the rank of inspector to the civil jamadar from one zone to another. All 3054 policemen in various ranks from inspector to the civil jamadars have been transferred to another zone after completing maximum of 10 years in service in a particular zone, Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Headquarters, Ravindra Kumar said.
13 Mar 2012
A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
11 Apr 2012
In yet another shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a minor girl was allegedly raped in Barabanki’s Mazhela village.
07 Apr 2012
In a horrific incident in Outer Delhi, two kids were crushed to death and three others injured when a two-wheeler was hit by a tractor. Both the children were being taken to school on a motorbike, when the tractor hit them from the back.
05 Mar 2012
Unidentified militants exploded a powerful bomb at the house of a Congress candidate in Imphal West district of Manipur, the police said on Monday. Sources said the militants threw the bomb at around 10.30 PM on Sunday at R K Anand's house at Naoriya Pakhang Lakpa area. Anand who is contesting from Naoriya Pakhang Lakpa assembly constituency and his family members were present in the house at the time of the incident.
29 Mar 2012
With one more person succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll in the viral disease in the district has climbed to 42 this year.
29 Mar 2012
Two persons were killed and 15 injured, five of them seriously, when a bus overturned on Thursday in South 24 Parganas district, police said.