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New AAP councillors take Kejriwal’s ‘pledge of loyalty’

New AAP councillors take Kejriwal’s ‘pledge of loyalty’

After a sound drubbing in the Delhi civic polls, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met with the newly elected Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilors and urged them to work honestly and “not to betray the party”. Addressing the AAP councillors at his residence here, Kejriwal cautioned them not to leave the movement against corruption […]

2 killed as water tanker rams hospital building

2 killed as water tanker rams hospital building

Two people were killed while two were injured after a water-tanker allegedly crashed into a hospital building on Tuesday evening at Shahjahanabad. The accused driver of the tanker fled the spot soon after the incident, the police said. According to the police, on Tuesday around 7 pm the water tanker passing by Adarsh Hospital in […]

25 CRPF Men Killed By Naxals In Chhattisgarh

25 CRPF Men Killed By Naxals In Chhattisgarh

In a deadly ambush by Naxals, 25 CRPF personnel were today killed and six other injured in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. The encounter with 74 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) occurred at Kala Pathar near Chintagufa in Sukma, the worst Maoist violence-affected district in south Bastar area of the state. The Naxals laid an […]

Mother Of India’s US Envoy Navtej Sarna Allegedly Assaulted By  Grandson

Mother Of India’s US Envoy Navtej Sarna Allegedly Assaulted By Grandson

The 86-year-old mother of Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna was allegedly assaulted by her maternal grandson in southeast Delhi’s Greater Kailash over a property dispute, police said. The accused, Karan Dev Chopra (30), had been pressuring his grandmother Surjit Sarna for a greater share in property but when his demands were not met, […]

India: Protesting  farmers drink urine to highlight demands

India: Protesting farmers drink urine to highlight demands

Grabbing eyeballs with their novel way of protest, Tamil Nadu farmers on Saturday drank urine in another desperate bid to draw the government’s attention towards their plight. Over the last 39 days, they have shaved half of their moustache and head, kept mice and snakes in their mouth, conducted mock funerals, flogged themselves and carried […]

Couple in Rajasthan stripped for eloping

Couple in Rajasthan stripped for eloping

In Rajasthan’s tribal district Banswara, a couple was allegedly thrashed and then paraded naked in a village after a khap-like diktat was issued. As per the police a video of the act was also allegedly made and circulated on social media. Police said that the incident happened in Shambhupura village in Banswara where the villagers […]

AAP MLA alleges attack by Congress workers

AAP MLA alleges attack by Congress workers

Ahead of the MCD election, Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan alleged that he was attacked by Congress workers on Tuesday night. Three gunshots were reportedly fired outside the Aam Aadmi Party office in Okhla. According to Amanatullah Khan, an argument broke out between Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers at Jamia Nagar area. […]

Viral Video – S. Harjit Singh Sajjan  Given Guard of Honour In New Delhi

Viral Video – S. Harjit Singh Sajjan Given Guard of Honour In New Delhi

Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence of Canada, received Guard of Honour here at South Block today. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley recieved him after the guard of honour and both along with the Canadian High Commissioner and delegation moved inside the Defence Ministry. Harjit Sajjan, who was born in Hoshiyarpur of Punjab, has been […]

Vijay Mallya gets bail hours after being arrested in London

Vijay Mallya gets bail hours after being arrested in London

Tycoon Vijay Mallya, has been granted bail three hours after he was arrested in Britain today following India’s extradition request. Mr Mallya was produced at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, which granted him bail after a 10-minute hearing. The businessman had slipped out of India a year ago and has been in Britain since. […]

Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Embattled businessman and loan defaulter Vijay Mallya was arrested on Tuesday by Scotland Yard on an extradition warrant by India. He will be produced before the Westminster Magistrates’ Court later in the day. British authorities have informed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) about the arrest. India had given a formal extradition request for Mallya […]