- Mar 05, 2015 12:59 IST
The incident took place at Sunrise Public School, about 20 km far from the city. Three students with severe head injuries have been rushed to a Jodhpur hospital while the rest were receiving treatment at local private hospitals, principal medical officer at Barmer government hospital Hement Singhal said.
- Mar 05, 2015 12:52 IST
Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said party legislators will boycott the Budget on Monday protesting against their suspension from House. He also condemned the lathicharge on Congress activists on Tuesday.
- Mar 05, 2015 12:46 IST
Police on wednesday arrested 49 persons from Tasai village in Alwar district of Rajasthan and seized firearms, live cartridges and liquor from them. Villagers used to attack police whenever any police team entered the area, Vikas Kumar, SP said.
- Mar 05, 2015 12:42 IST
The death toll in swine flu is inching towards the 300 mark in Rajasthan as nine more deaths were reported on Wednesday. "The task force set up by the state government on swine flu has directed the authorities across the government hospitals to remain vigilant inspite of the drop in positive cases," an official said.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:53 IST
A 20-year-old girl, daughter of a city-based doctor, was allegedly raped and dumped by four persons in Jhusi on the outskirts of Allahabad. The girl was wearing a ‘burqa’ and was found bleeding on the roadside on Tuesday night. The police rushed her to Dufferin hospital where rape was confirmed. Police informed her parents about the incident.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:47 IST
The four digit helpline 1512 can be reached by a passenger from his mobile phone after which he is automatically connected to the Government Railway Police (GRP) control room in the state capital.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:45 IST
Seventy two new cases of swine flu surfaced on wednesday taking the total number of people affected by H1N1 virus to 720 in Uttar Pradesh, where 16 persons have died so far due to the disease.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:41 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday flagged off the India-Nepal bus service which will connect Varanasi and Kathmandu. The first bus was flagged off from police lines in Varanasi. The bus will facilitate trips between the two cities to Buddhist and other religious tourist stops, an official said.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:32 IST
A majority vote removed Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's top decision-making body, but it was Arvind Kejriwal who was behind the ouster, sources privy to the national executive meet said on Thursday.
- Mar 05, 2015 10:06 IST
Award-winning British filmmaker Leslee Udwin is in the eye of controversy for her documentary India’s Daughter, which features among other things an interview with the driver of the bus on which the horrific December 16 gang rape took place.
- Mar 04, 2015 16:04 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 12:37 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 12:35 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 12:29 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 11:25 IST
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.