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Unnao rape case: Accused BJP lawmaker’s brother arrested, NHRC issues notice

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


TweetThe rhetoric to take action against the BJP MLA, accused of raping a 16-year old girl in Unnao, is gathering momentum with the National Human Right’s Commission (NHRC) issuing notice to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s government. Earlier in the day Lucknow Additional Director General Police (ADG) Law and Order Anand Kumar stated that […]


Father of Unnao rape case victim dies in jail, Magisterial probe ordered

Monday, April 09, 2018


TweetLucknow(UP): In a shocking development in the Unnao rape case, the father of the victim has been found dead in the jail. A magisterial inquiry has been ordered for the same. The victim had accused a BJP MLA, Kuldeep Singh Sengar. The man was arrested on Sunday after the family attempted suicide outside Chief Minister […]


No respite in SC/ST Act case as Dalits in Kerala hold protest

Monday, April 09, 2018


TweetThiruvananthapuram: It seems that there will not be any relief for the citizens as Dalit organizations in Kerala held a protest here on Monday morning against the dilution of SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The organizations staged the protest around Thampanoor railway station area and tried to block vehicles along the way. They […]


7000 buses responsible for Delhi Pollution

Sunday, April 08, 2018


TweetPollution in Delhi has been a major problem for some time now. Factors responsible for such increasing pollution are many. Recently one of the major reasons came in the light which buses were coming from neighboring states and also the ones in commuting in Delhi. According to the report of Delhi Government submitted to the […]


Court grants bail, directs angel investor Mahesh Murthy to deposit passport

Sunday, April 08, 2018


TweetThere seems to be some respite for angel investor, Mahesh Murthy as Mumbai’s Bandra Sessions Court passed an anticipatory bail order in the second sexual harassment case filed against him. But, the court directed the Mumbai-based accused to deposit his passport with the Investigating Officer (IO) till further order. Murthy had filed an anticipatory bail application […]


Ahmedabad-Puri express’ coaches roll down 15km sans engine; 7 suspended

Sunday, April 08, 2018


TweetTitlagarh, Odisha: A major train accident was averted when coaches of Ahmedabad-Puri express rolling down towards Kesinga side in Odisha’s Titlagarh was stopped by putting wooden blocks on the track late on Saturday. The train had rolled down for 15 kilometers without any engine, following which two employees, who didn’t follow the engine shunting procedure, […]


Eight killed as speeding truck hits two auto rickshaws in Madhya Pradesh

Saturday, April 07, 2018


TweetKATNI, MADHYA PRADESH:  Eight people were killed and five others were injured after a speeding truck hit two auto-rickshaws near Majhgavan in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh this morning, a police official said. The incident took place around 10 AM, an official from Badwara police station told PTI. Eight passengers in two auto-rickshaws were killed and […]


Two new languages discovered by Hyderabad University professor

Saturday, April 07, 2018


TweetA professor of the University of Hyderabadhas discovered two new languages. Professor Panchanan Mohanty, former dean of the School of Humanities discovered the languages- Walmiki and Malhar. These languages are spoken in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. According to a release from the university, “Prof Mohanty collected some data and did a preliminary analysis of this language. He published a paper in the proceedings […]


Indrani Mukerjea rushed to hospital emergency ward

Saturday, April 07, 2018


TweetIndrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in her daughter, Sheena Bora‘s gruesome murder and former head of the scam-riddled INX media, was admitted to JJ Hospital in Byculla yesterday. According to doctor treating Mukerjea, she was rushed to the emergency ward of the hospital in delirious condition. Indrani, is currently lodged in Mumbai’s Byculla jail on […]


Delhi witness powerful dust storm and temperature drop

Friday, April 06, 2018


TweetAfter enduring days of stifling heat, Delhi-NCR residents witnessed a sudden and powerful dust storm along with thunderstorm and rain which eventually brought down the temperature, Friday evening. The dusty wind hit the national capital a little after 4 pm,  followed by heavy rain. According to Skymet Weather,Delhi-NCR is all set to record thunderstorm and […]


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