North India

  • Shiv Kumar Yadav
    Mar 04, 2015 16:04 IST

    Delhi high court allows Uber accused to recall 12 witnesses

    The Delhi high court on Wednesday allowed an Uber cab driver accused of rape to re-examine the alleged victim and 12 prosecution witnesses, saying the move was necessary to ensure a free trial.

  • Rape
    Mar 04, 2015 12:37 IST

    American woman allegedly raped in Vrindavan

    There was talk among locals that she had been raped and had allegedly told some of them that the culprit was a local priest. The police, however, denied any rape and said the 43-year-old lady had been admitted to District Hospital for treatment.

  • All India Anti Terrorist
    Mar 04, 2015 12:35 IST

    STF sleuths arrest criminal with ISI links from Naka

    A criminal, Ali Ahmad alias ‘Dr Salim’, who allegedly had links with Pakistan’s ISI, was arrested in Naka area late on Tuesday night. He was carrying a reward of Rs. 15,000 on his head, after he escaped from police custody in Lucknow around four years ago.

  • armed female police officer
    Mar 04, 2015 12:29 IST

    IIA to export bullet-proof jackets ‘Made in Lucknow’

    Taking a cue from the ‘Make in India’ theme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the IIA aims to manufacture and export bullet-proof jackets and helmets, which were being imported till now. Bullet-proof jackets manufactured with indigenous raw material in Lucknow - that’s Indian Industries Association’s (IIA) next venture in the state capital.

  • Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav addressing media in Karnal. CL Kashyap/HT
    Mar 04, 2015 11:25 IST

    Kejriwal offers to quit as convenor; Yogendra Yadav says won't resign, crisis an opportunity for AAP

    The 21-member national executive (NE) of the Aam Aadmi Party will meet on Wednesday to decide the future role of veterans Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav in the party that looks split between the duo and Arvind Kejriwal’s backers.

  • Mar 04, 2015 10:57 IST

    Govt to launch ‘ Lado Rani’ initiative

    With an aim to encourage parents on the birth of a girl child, the Nagaur district administration has taken up the ‘Lado Rani’ initiative that includes distributing special kits and booklets, detailing all schemes and programmes at government hospitals.

  • Bagmati, malnourished girl
    Mar 04, 2015 10:48 IST

    ‘Unbearable headache, hunger’ force woman to kill two daughters

    Persistent hunger and unbearable headache led a mother to kill her daughters, aged 1 and 3 years, the accused’s statement to the police has revealed. According to the police, she killed her daughters after administering them milk with push pins in it.

  • December 16 gang-rape
    Mar 04, 2015 09:52 IST

    Dec 16 gangrape documentary: Audience says film does not give a platform to convict

    Twenty minutes into the film — just as convict Mukesh Singh’s controversial interview begins — one phone rings, then another. Advisors to the filmmakers call to tell them that they are “under threat of arrest.”

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Mar 04, 2015 08:28 IST

    Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan's fate in AAP to be decided at national executive meeting today

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal may not attend the AAP's national executive meeting which has been called on Wednesday to decide whether two of its senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will remain in the party's political affairs committee.

  • Leslee Udwin
    Mar 04, 2015 01:01 IST

    MHA gave nod for prison interview during UPA’s rule

    Permission to filmmaker Leslee Udwin for interviewing December 16 gang rape accused Mukesh Singh in Tihar was cleared by the Union home ministry way back in July 2013 when the UPA government was in power, sources said.

  • Baburam Bhattarai
    Mar 04, 2015 00:05 IST

    Kejriwal, former Nepal PM discuss ‘alternative politics’

    When the Aam Aadmi Party had formed the government in Delhi in early 2013, Nepal’s former PM and Maoist ideologue, Baburam Bhattarai, had hailed it as a ‘departure from dirty, traditional politics’.

  • AAP
    Mar 03, 2015 16:26 IST

    Shanti Bhushan's U-turn: 'Prashant, Yogendra must support Kejriwal'

    Aam Aadmi Party founding member Shanti Bhushan called for truce in the party on Tuesday, hours after his son and party leader Prashant Bhushan virtually accused Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal of running a personality cult.

  • Aam Aadmi Party
    Mar 03, 2015 15:20 IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal to go on 10-day leave amid AAP's rift

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to take 10 days off from work for naturopathy treatment starting March 5, sources in the Aam Aadmi Party said on Tuesday. Kejriwal would leave for Bangalore a day after the party's national executive meeting on Wednesday, the sources added.

  • AAP rift
    Mar 03, 2015 13:12 IST

    Team Kejriwal vs Camp Dissent: Battle's on after Bhushan's criticism

    It has been a while since undercurrents of dissent started swirling within the Aam Aadmi Party. The murmurs became louder and stronger with a letter written by Admiral L Ramdas, the AAP's internal lokpal, pointing out the growing resentment within the party's ranks and the need to analyse Arvind Kejriwal's position as the national convener.

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Mar 03, 2015 09:27 IST

    Arvind Kejriwal says 'deeply hurt and pained' by AAP crisis

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan said on Tuesday he felt the AAP should be absolutely firm on its ethical principles but Delhi chief minister and party convener Arvind Kejriwal once told him they needed to make certain compromises in politics.