North India

North India

  • PM Narendra Modi
    Jan 31, 2015 16:43 IST

    PM Narendra Modi slams 'backstabber' AAP, praises Kiran Bedi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Aam Aadmi Party calling it a party of 'big talkers' and accusing it of 'backstabbing' the people of Delhi in the last assembly elections.

  • Kumar Vishwas
    Jan 31, 2015 15:08 IST

    BJP moves EC over Kumar Vishwas' remark against Kiran Bedi

    BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Saturday filed a police complaint against AAP's Kumar Viswas accusing him of making sexist comments against her while her party approached the Election Commission on the issue.

  • Robbery
    Jan 31, 2015 13:30 IST

    Armed men hold bizman’s family hostage, rob Rs. 10 lakh

    Four masked youths barged into a businessman’s house in the busy Qaiserbagh locality on Friday afternoon and robbed cash and valuables worth Rs. 10 lakh after holding his wife and daughters hostage. The robbers also assaulted the businessman’s wife and locked his family members inside a room before fleeing from the house.

  • Murder
    Jan 31, 2015 13:24 IST

    Student’s murder over affair: Girl’s uncle held

    The murder of an intermediate student, Vijay Prashan Tiwari, 19, in Hasanganj on January 10 was the fallout of his love affair with a girl in his neighbourhood, who had committed suicide around a year ago. The city police claimed to have solved the case

  • Nathuram Godse
    Jan 31, 2015 13:20 IST

    Meerut: temple guarded over Godse statue installation

    Police on Friday tightened security at a temple in Meerut to stop a Hindu group from installing a statue of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse on the death anniversary of the father of the nation.

  • Bharat Bandh
    Jan 31, 2015 12:03 IST

    Alwar: police fail to crack bizman murder case, bandh observed in protest

    Bandh prevailed in Alwar as traders' outfit and district bar association member jointly protested against police laxity in catching the killer of a city jeweller, two murders had been commited within a week and its' a matter of shame.

  • Opium
    Jan 31, 2015 11:58 IST

    Opium addicts get option to skip de-addiction camps

    Though the state government aims to de-addict Doda (opium) users in the state, the de-addiction process that it has adopted remains flawed, due to which several persons in the state continue to consume Doda on an everyday basis.

  • BJP leader Vasundhara Raje
    Jan 31, 2015 11:51 IST

    No announcement of jobs in current budget, hints govt

    Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday dropped enough hints that the state budget might not offer government job sops, but reiterated the manifesto line of providing job opportunities to 15 lakh youths. Raje said the state government wanted the state budget to be more inclusive and for this series of consultations were being held with various groups and stakeholders.

  • Surya Namaskar, Madhya Pradesh
    Jan 31, 2015 11:43 IST

    Teachers tear into govt plan for surya namaskar in schools

    Even as the Rajasthan government is mulling over the idea of introducing surya namaskar and yoga in its schools, teachers’ bodies and sociologists in the state termed it as an infringement of individual freedom. Bounding a student to chant mantra while doing surya namaskar is violation of an individual’s freedom, praying is a personal choice and cannot be imposed.

  • AAP
    Jan 31, 2015 11:14 IST

    Delhi polls: AAP releases manifesto; promises free WiFi, lower electricity tariff

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto for upcoming Delhi assembly elections and promised the voters to make Delhi a better city.

  • PM Narendra Modi
    Jan 31, 2015 09:54 IST

    PM Modi to address rally in poll-bound Delhi today

    With a week left for Delhi polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address four rallies in the Capital starting January 31. The first rally will be held on Saturday at CBD grounds near Karkardooma court complex followed by another in Dwarka on February 1.

  • CCTV cameras
    Jan 31, 2015 08:50 IST

    CCTVs gone after Obama visit: Why can’t they be used for residents’ security, asks HC

    The Delhi high court has slammed the Delhi Police and the government for removing CCTV cameras installed across the Capital for US President Barack Obama’s visit.

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Jan 31, 2015 02:11 IST

    AAP manifesto today, party to spell plans to make Delhi global city

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will release its manifesto for the Delhi assembly elections on Saturday. The party’s chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal will put out a 70-point blueprint that the AAP believes has the potential to turn Delhi into a global city.

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Jan 31, 2015 01:59 IST

    Delhi elections: 27% candidates have criminal cases, finds poll watchdog

    Of the 673 candidates in the fray for the 2015 Delhi Assembly election, 188 (around 27%) have declared criminal cases against themselves.

  • Delhi polls
    Jan 31, 2015 01:53 IST

    Ballot papers likely to have photos of contesting candidates

    The Election Commission has informed the Supreme Court that it is open to the idea of printing photographs of contesting candidates in the ballot papers that are pasted on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) so that voters do not get confused with namesakes.