Two jawans of the elite Cobra battalion of CRPF were injured in a Naxal attack in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said. A Cobra team had an encounter with suspected ultras in the same district on Friday night, in which eight villagers and a jawan were killed.
A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an 18-year-old youth, his brother-in-law and an unidentified person in Bijalpur, 135km south west of Indore, the police said.
A Cobra jawan of the CRPF and eight tribals were killed during a fierce gun battle with the Maoists at Ekalmeta in Bijapur district of south Chhattisgarh late Friday.
The Dharavi police, on Friday, arrested a 35-year-old telecom company distributor for forging SIM card documents and issuing several SIM cards under one customer’s name.
Farukh Ahmed Khan, 23, crawls reluctantly off a flimsy mattress. It’s 7 am. His four roommates are still sleeping, on mattresses scattered across the 100-sq-ft room. But it’s Khan’s turn to cook today, and he must get started early if he is to get to work on time. Humaira Ansari writes.
With water shortage worsening with each passing day in the Millennium City, the Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda) has roped in an NGO to find a permanent solution. Dhananjay Jha reports.
A day after eight villagers were killed in a gun battle between security forces and alleged Maoists at Bijapur in south Chhattisgarh, the state government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the incident. Ejaz Kaiser reports.
Chinese premier Li Keqiang arrived in New Delhi today on his first overseas official visit and will hold talks with PM Manmohan Singh on all contentious issues later this evening. Chinese premier arrives in India
With the image of his government in tatters, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the last Report Card of UPA-II on May 22 in which he is expected to list the positives such as Direct Benefit Transfer and FDI in retail in a bid to boost the sagging morale of Congressmen with elections less than a year away.
The Ghatkopar police arrested a 34-year-old shopkeeper from his Ghatkopar (West) residence and seized gutkha sachets worth Rs. 4.3 lakh after raiding his residence on Friday evening. Police said Arvind Chaurasiya had stored the gutkha at his residence in order to sell it in retail at his general store.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Suresh Dhas is likely to be arrested soon for vandalising the local branch of State Bank of Hyderabad in Beed earlier this week.
Three days after the residents’ welfare association (RWA) of The Close North was handed over the management of 10 towers by the builder, Unitech Limited, on May 15, a controversy has erupted over the issue of the condominium’s security. Badri Chatterjee reports.
Unknown assailants today afternoon stabbed to death three employees of a Bengali daily newspaper in Left Front-ruled Tripura capital Agartala.
Joining the detractors of the Delhi University's move to introduce a four-year undergraduate programme, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said he will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the move.
Following the expose of spot-fixing scandal in the ongoing Twenty20 League (T20) matches, an 'emergency' meeting of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took place in Chennai today.