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Subrata Roy gets 4 weeks parole for mother's last rites

Published on 06-May-2016
Roy has been in Tihar jail since March 4, 2014 on the orders of the apex court in relation with a long running dispute with market regulator SEBI. Reuters file photo

The Supreme Court today directed release of jailed Sahara chief Subrata Roy on parole for four weeks to attend rituals...

Cong demands SC-monitored probe in VVIP chopper deal

Published on 06-May-2016
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo.

Congress today sought to put the onus on the ruling NDA government about the irregularities in Agusta Westland helicopter deal and demanded...

UPA govt did everything to help Agusta: Govt

Published on 06-May-2016
The benchmark price was also increased by many times that benefitted the company, the Defence Minister said, adding that it should not have been done as it was the only vendor. PTI Photo.

Maintaining heat on the Congress, the government today said the previous UPA government had "done everything" to help AgustaWestland...

SP walkout to protest sending empty water train to Bundelkhand

Published on 06-May-2016
Naresh Agarwal (SP) raised the issue saying the Centre had not contacted his party's government in UP before deciding to send the water train to Bundelkhand. Screen grab.

Samajwadi Party members today walked out of Rajya Sabha charging the Centre with playing petty politics by sending an 'empty' water train...

Woman's email lands uncle in jail for 7 years for rape

Published on 06-May-2016
 Officials of NRI Police Station here said the complaint was lodged with them through email sent from the UK in which the victim wrote to the Inspector General of Police that she was repeatedly raped by her uncle at home for many years. DH illustration. For representation purpose

An email from a 36-year woman in the UK that she was raped while studying in India has landed her 60-year-old uncle...

Speaker angry at BJP MP for saying women fear flying MiG-21s

Published on 06-May-2016
 BJP chief whip in Lok Sabha Arjun Ram Meghwal.

BJP chief whip in Lok Sabha Arjun Ram Meghwal today faced the ire of the Speaker for saying that women are afraid of...

Toilets missing in special train, allege security forces

Published on 06-May-2016
On May 1, the security personnel drawn from CISF and certain other forces were to board an election special train from Dankuni in West Bengal to Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, a distance close to 2,000-km, covered in over 32 hours. Image courtesy Twitter.

A contingent of 500 paramilitary personnel had to undertake an over 32-hour journey in an 'election special' train in which three bogies "did not have...

Rape case: Goa Police launch search for another accused

Published on 06-May-2016
former minister Atanasio Monserratte. Cpourtesy: ANI

A day after former minister Atanasio Monserratte was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl after "buying" her from her mother...

Kerala police chief says no major lapses in initial stage

Published on 06-May-2016
Senkumar said many personnel in state police, who are experts in investigating the crime, have joined the special investigation team to assist them in the probe.

With Kerala Police yet to find any success in nabbing the accused in the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit woman a week ago,...

HC to hear tomorrow MLAs' plea challenging Speaker's action

Published on 06-May-2016
Rebel Congress MLAs. PTI file photo

The Uttarakhand High Court will hear tomorrow a petition filed by rebel Congress MLAs challenging their disqualification under...

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Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...