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187 abduction cases reported along Assam-Meghalaya border: Assam govt


Guwahati, Dec 8 : A total of 187 abduction cases have been reported in the two Assam bordering districts along the Assam-Meghalaya border in this year so far, the state government said on Monday. Replied in a question, Assam Agriculture minister Rockybul Husain said on behalf of Assam CM Tarun Gogoi who also hold the state home department in the ...

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Gujarat civic polls: Early trends in favour of BJP, but Cong fights hard in two seats


Ahmedabad, Dec 2 : Putting up a tough fight in two of six municipal corporations of Gujarat, the Congress was going neck and neck with the ruling BJP as trends of the counting votes for civic elections were available on Wednesday. According to early trends, the Congress and the BJP were neck and neck in Surat and Bhavnagar, while the ...

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Soon after PM Modi’s praise, Mulaym Singh changes mind, decides to disrupt Parliament


New Delhi, Aug 11 : Not long after Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Mulayam Singh Yadav for his warning to the Congress on its disruption strategy in Parliament, the Samajwadi Party supremo on Tuesday said his party will disrupt the house demanding discussions on caste census. The Samajwadi Party had moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha today seeking ...

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India attaches great importance to friendship with Sweden: Mukherjee


Stockholm, June 2 : King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden hosted a banquet in honour of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday. In a banquet speech, President Mukherjee said India attaches great importance to its long standing friendship with Sweden. “Though the two nations are geographically distant from each other, both are bound by a common commitment ...

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AAP vs Centre battle to be heard in two courts today


New Delhi, May 29 :  The bitter power struggle between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has led to two court cases that will be heardon Friday  Both cases- one in the Delhi High Court and the other in the Supreme Court- are related to  a controversial home ministry notification that said that Chief Minister Arvind ...

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Burundi: Ban condemns opposition politician’s murder as tensions rise


New York, May 25 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of a Burundian politician and his bodyguard in a move that threatens to further destabilize the country amid simmering political tensions and a growing humanitarian crisis. Zedi Feruzi, leader of the opposition Union pour la paix et le développement (UPD) Zigamibanga party in Burundi, and his ...

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Heat waves kill over 200 people in Telangana, AP

Hyderabad, May 24 : With temperatures scorching high in most parts of India, the death toll due to heat waves in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has crossed 200, reports said on Sunday. According to reports, 128 people lost their lives in Telangana, while 80 deaths were reported from the neighbouring state. West Bengal also reported about four deaths due to ...

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Modi govt wants to keep transfers/postings with itself through L-G: AAP


New Delhi, May 21: Amid a strong tussle between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader Ashutosh on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi government wants to keep the power to take the administrative decisions with itself through Najeeb Jung. He also alleged that the Centre wants to keep the decision of transferring or ...

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Mumbai, Model raped, 6 arrested

Mumbai, Apr 24: The police have arrested six people, including two policemen, for allegedly raping a model in Mumbai, media reports said on Friday. The victim’s money and gold were also taken away from her, reports said. According to reports, a case was registered in connection with the case after the victim approached Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. “The police ...

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Doha: UN anti-crime agency unveils new partnership to tackle match-fixing


New York, Apr 16 : The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) to help strengthen cross-border investigations into match-fixing and manipulation of sports competitions, as well as bolstering measures to prosecute offenders. “Recent cases make clear the urgent need for effective responses to match-fixing. ...

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