As a Raksha Bandhan gift from PM Narendra Modi, as many as 51,000 women and girls of Varanasi will be insured under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Union minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.
A bank manager in West Bengal was arrested on charges of murder on Saturday, after he was caught red-handed while dumping in a river three trolley bags containing body parts of a woman with whom he had an extra-marital affair and her five-year-old daughter.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday suspended Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi and Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa for anti-party activities.
Police have recovered the car used in the murder of Sheena Bora and the focus of the probe has shifted to the forensic examination of the victim’s skeletal remains handed over by JJ Hospital, sources said on Saturday.
The capital city of Madhya Pradesh is infamous for the leakage of poisonous gas from Union Carbide plant on the intervening nights of December 2-3, 1984 that killed and maimed large number of persons.
A probe has been launched into why a case was not registered when Sheena Bora’s body parts were first found in 2012, Raigad superintendent of police Suvez Haque said on Saturday amid questions of a cover-up in the high-profile case.
People from across the world have offered to help a raped girl in Jharkhand and her family in their struggle to provide medical care for the minor.
The Jharkhand High Court on Saturday asked the state government to provide financial assistance of Rs one lakh to the family of a raped minor who was left with a ruptured intestine after a brutal attack in East Singbhum district.
A retired army havildar who was on a relay hunger strike as part of agitation by veterans for early implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' was on Saturday rushed to the army hospital after his health deteriorated.
The first 'shahi snan' of the ongoing Kumbh Mela began in Nashik, Maharashtra on Saturday with thousands of devotees, including 'mahants' of various akhadas, thronging the ghats of River Godavari to take the holy dip.
As investigators waddle through an intriguing web of lies and deceit in the Sheena Bora murder case, it is imperative for the Mumbai Police to have a stronghold of the little evidence they have. Forensics in this case, three years after the crime was committed, will play a key role.
Shocking crime stories, especially involving high-profile people, still reigns, as the media’s delirious coverage of the Sheena Bora murder mystery proves.
Rana Khan left his home in West Bengal in a huff, distressed by a severe rebuke from him father over a small issue. That was in June, 2014.
A group of 24 young women were gifted a kilogram each of tuar daal (pulses) and onions after tying Rakhis to Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress leaders who were protesting against the surging prices of onions and pulses across the country.
In its gamble to revive its own political base in Bihar, the Left parties have given a cold shoulder to a proposal for alliance from Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).