01 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Welcoming the Centre's decision not to re-promulgate the land ordinance, NDA constituent Shiv Sena today termed it as 'victory' of farmers and said had the bill been passed, it would have given industrialists a 'wholesale' license to trade the fertile land of farmers.
31 Aug 2015
Banka: Seven hardcore Maoists were today arrested by security forces from a bus stand in Banka District of Bihar, a police official said.
31 Aug 2015
New Delhi/Patna: The government decided to avoid repeated confrontation with the opposition over the land ordinance, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing it will not be promulgated for the fourth time as his rivals claimed credit for making it "bow down" on the contentious issue.
30 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The arrest of over 370 persons and detention of around 2,400 - who are alleged to be habitual eve-teasers and stalkers - in just 20 days under an initiative launched by Delhi Police, has once again thrown light on the extent of harassment women have to face in the streets of the national capital.
29 Aug 2015
Bangkok: Thai police today arrested a Turkish national here who was "likely involved" in the August 17 bombing at the Brahma shrine - the country's worst attack that killed 20 people and injured over 100 others.
30 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Facing stiff resistance on the Land Acquisition Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the government will not re-promulgate the Ordinance which expires tomorrow and declared readiness to accept any suggestions to benefit the farmers in the pending bill on it.
11 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav was today arrested along with 85 volunteers of his Swaraj Abhiyan during a protest on farmers' issue at Jantar Mantar as police thwarted their planned rally to Prime Minister's residence.
24 Aug 2015
Amethi: Union Minister Smriti Irani yesterday alleged that 65 acres of land was taken away from Amethi residents during the 1980s to set up a cycle factory and later it was transferred to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.
20 Aug 2015
Raipur: Four naxalites, including a couple carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh each, were today arrested from separate villages in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.
21 Aug 2015
Raipur: They are trained to supervise law and order operations and counter insurgency, but the CRPF personnel, in a novel initiative, are helping farmers in ploughing their fields through tractors to win the hearts of tribals in Chhattisgarh's worst Naxal-hit Sukma district.