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14 killed in 5 road mishaps in West Bengal
Kolkata, Mar 26 : At least 14 persons were killed and several others were seriously hurt in five separate road accidents since Saturday in West Bengal, reports said. Read Full Story

All secular parties should unite against BJP: Lalu
Patna (Bihar) , Mar. 26 : Bluntly showing his opposition for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday said all secular parties should unite against the saffron party which is trying to divide the nation. Read Full Story

AIU recovers drugs worth Rs. 1.47 crore at Mumbai airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 26 : The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) personnel on Sunday intercepted a passenger holding South African passport with 4.9 kg of methaqualone at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. Read Full Story

West Bengal: DRI seizes Rs. 1.6 crore of gold biscuits
Siliguri (West Bengal) , Mar. 26 : Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) personnel on Saturday night seized gold worth Rs. 1.6 crore at New Jalpaiguri railway station. Read Full Story

UP: Fatehgarh Jail Superintendent injured as prisoners protest demanding better amenities
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 26 : The Fatehgarh Jail Superintendent and many other officials were on Sunday injured after the prisoners protested demanding better amenities. Read Full Story

UP: Govt. officer shoots dog for barking at him
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) Mar. 26 : In a horrific incident in Uttar Pradesh, a government officer shot dead a dog for barking at him and at his dog at Moradabad's Kashiram Nagar. Read Full Story

J-K: Two terrorists killed in Pulwama
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) , Mar. 26 : At least two terrorists were killed when they had attacked a police search party in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. Read Full Story

Security tightens along Indo-Bangladesh border following Sylhet terror attack
Guwahati, Mar 26 : Security has been tightened along the Indo-Bangladesh border following terror attack in Bangladesh's Sylhet district. Read Full Story

We can't exist without nature: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Mar 26 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said Indians consider nature as 'mother' and cannot exist without it. Read Full Story

Kolkata Pinkathon successfully completes its first edition run in Kolkata with 3500 women participants
Kolkata, Mar 26 : Kolkata Pinkathon, empowering Indian Women, an initiative to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle for women and issues like breast cancer, successfully concluded first edition in Kolkata on Sunday, March 26, 2017atRangers Club, Maidan, 3500 women across age groups and from all different segments of the society participated enthusiastically in the V wash Plus 3 km, Mia by Tanishq5 km, 10 km and 21 km categories. Read Full Story

Phone conversation: Kerala minister resigns
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 26 : Creating troubles for the CPI(M) led Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government in Kerala as its Transport Minister AK Saseendran resigned after his allegations of misconduct with a woman was exposed by a TV news channel, media reports said. Read Full Story

Kolkata: Sushma Swaraj offers to help German patient
Kolkata/New Delhi, Mar 26 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has once again come out to help a foreign national facing trouble in India. Read Full Story

Srinivas Kuchibhotla murder: Ian Grillot felicitated by Indian-Americans
Houston, Mar 26 : Indian-Americans honoured Ian Grillot who tried to intervene during a shooting in which Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in a Kansas bar recently. Read Full Story

2 terrorists killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Mar 26 : In a brief exchange of firing between terrorists and security forces, two militants were killed in an ambush in Awantipora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday afternoon. Read Full Story

J&K: 2 terrorists killed
Srinagar, Mar 26 : Two terrorists have been killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora area on Sunday, officials said. Read Full Story

Assam CM discusses gamut of security, important issues with Rajnath Singh
Guwahati, Mar 26 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had a detailed discussion with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on a gamut of security and other important issues concerning the State and its people at the latter's official residence in New Delhi on Sunday. Read Full Story

Nepal President to visit India next month
Kathmandu, Mar 26 : Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari will visit India next month, media reports said. Read Full Story

Gorakhpur: Farmer tries to immolate himself, demands loan waiver
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) Mar. 26 : Bending to the pressure of massive loans, a farmer tried to take his life by immolating himself outside Gorakhnath Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur today, but was rescued by the locals. Read Full Story

Third meeting of G-20 framework working group to be held at Varanasi
New Delhi, Mar 26 : The 3rd G-20 Framework Working Group (FWG) Meeting under the G-20 German Presidency is being co-hosted by Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Varanasi on 28th and 29th of March. Read Full Story

Full Text of PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'
My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Parents in most parts of the country must be busy with their children's examinations. There would be a sense of relief where the examinations are over, but where the examinations are still on, there certainly would still be some amount of pressure. However, at a time like this I would only say that students may listen again to what I had said in my 'Mann Ki Baat' last time. I am sure that my suggestions there will be of substantial help while they sit for their examinations. Read Full Story

13-yr-old girl from Bikaner alleges rape by 8 teachers for a year
Nokha, Rajasthan, Mar 26 : A 13-year-old cancer patient has alleged that she has been raped and blackmailed by eight of her teachers at a private school in Bikaner's Nokha in 2015, media reports said. Read Full Story

West Bengal: Seven killed after van collides with truck in Burdwan
Bardhaman [West Bengal], Mar. 26 : Seven people were killed and two others injured in a major road accident in Kanksa area of Burdwan district in West Bengal on Sunday. Read Full Story

Indian Navy prepares for de-induction of TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft
New Delhi, Mar 26 : The Indian Navy is preparing for de-induction of TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after its 29 years of dedicated service to the nation. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Victim forced to take abortion pills, diagnosed with cancer
Bikaner (Rajasthan), Mar. 26 : The victim of Bikaner rape case has been diagnosed with cancer after sustaining bruises and injuries in her private parts due to sexual assault, where she was also forced to consume abortion pills by the perpetrators. Read Full Story

AAP claims it received 'death threats' from Jaitley's legal team
New Delhi , Mar. 26 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday alleged that they had received death threats from Arun Jaitley's legal team during the court proceedings in the defamation battle between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Union Finance Minister. Read Full Story

JK: Terrorists barge into cops home, threaten his family
Srinagar (J&K) , Mar. 26 : Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) (Jail), Abdul Bhat's two sons were abducted by terrorists last night in Budgam's Chadoora in Jammu and Kashmir, however, were released later. Read Full Story

TV actor Parth Samthaan accused of molestation
New Delhi , Mar. 26 : Popular Indian television actor Parth Samthaan, who became a household name with the success of the show 'Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan', has been embroiled in another controversy. Read Full Story

Jabalpur: Fire at Ordnance Factory brought under control
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : The fire at the Ordnance Factory here, which injured at least six people while more were fear trapped, was completely brough under control by late yesterday night. Read Full Story

DDCA defamation case: AAP doesn't have proofs to justify their act, says BJP
New Delhi , Mar. 26 : As the Delhi Court put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on trial in connection with the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the former doesn't have any proofs to justify the illegal charges made by the former. Read Full Story

Abu Road: Dignitaries gather for Brahma Kumaris' 80th anniversary event
Abu Road (Rajasthan) , Mar. 26 : Thousands of dignitaries from all over the country have arrived here to take part in the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Brahma Kumaris, which is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Read Full Story

PM Modi to address 30th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' today
New Delhi , Mar. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in the 30th edition of his radio address programme 'Mann ki Baat' today. Read Full Story

Akhilesh Yadav attacks UP CM Yogi Adityanath over age difference
Lucknow, Mar 25 : Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav attacked Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Aditynath over the latter's comment on age difference with the former, on Saturday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

West Bengal: Major storm hits parts of Malda, 2 killed
Kolkata/Malda, Mar 25 : A massive storm, along with a heavy downpour, lashed few areas of West Bengal's Malda district on the wee hours of Saturday, killing at least two persons, including a child, and leaving several others injured. Read Full Story

Northern Army Commander reviews security in Kashmir
Srinagar , Mar.25 : Commending alertness and high morale of all troops deployed in Srinagar Valley, Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General D. Anbu on Saturday stressed upon the need to sustain vigil and thwart any attempts of infiltration from across. Read Full Story

Delhi: IT department seizes Rs. 1.25 crore, detains one
New Delhi , Mar.25 : The Income Tax department on Saturday seized Rs. 1.25 crore in new currency notes from three vehicles in Delhi's Seelampur. Read Full Story

Six injured after fire breaks out in factory in Jabalpur
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) , Mar.25 : At least six people got injured and more feared trapped after a major fire broke out at ordnance factory in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Minor gang-raped by eight teachers
Bikaner, Mar 25 : The father of a minor has registered an FIR against eight teachers for gang-raping her daughter two years ago in Rajasthan, according to media reports. Read Full Story

IPS officer suspended for accusing UP government
Lucknow, Mar 25 : An Indian Police Service officer was suspended for accusing Uttar Pradesh government on twitter for targeting cops belonging to Yadav caste, on Saturday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Union Home Minister attends passing out parade of BSF Assistant Commandants at Gwalior
New Delhi, Mar 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the Centre has chalked out a new roadmap to strengthen our border security. Read Full Story

President of India inaugurates 'World Conference on Environment'
New Delhi, Mar 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 'World Conference on Environment' organized by the National Green Tribunal in New Delhi on Saturday. Read Full Story

Assam Rifles distributes sports equipment in Arunachal Pradesh
Guwahati, Mar 25 : : As a valuable contribution towards the development of sports welfare in Miao, Neotan village under Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district and Borduria village under Tirap district, as a part of its Military Civic Action Programme, the Changlang Battalion and the Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO division distributed varied sports equipment to the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Miao, Newman School, Neotan & Secondary School Pokkoam, Borduria Village. Read Full Story

Sonowal distributes cheques to beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan
Guwahati, Mar 25 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday launched the ceremonial distribution of cheques to the beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan when he handed over a cheque worth Rs 2 lakh to Saurav Jyoti Kalita a patient with neurological disorder at a programme held at Veterinary Field, Khanapara in Guwahati. Read Full Story

Gaikwad should have kept calm: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 25 : Criticizing Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for manhandling an Air India staff, the party on Saturday said the former should have kept calm and should not indulge into brawl. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Charges are serious, can't be denied, says Rajasthan HM
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 25 : Taking cognizance of the Bikaner sexual assault case, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria dubbed it a serious offence, saying that it should not be overlooked. Read Full Story

UP cop suspended for consuming tobacco
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : In what may come as a shock for many, SO Nagesh Mishra of Madiyaon Police Station was on Saturday suspended after he made everyone swear to a vow of cleanliness while he was consuming tobacco. Read Full Story

AAP writes to EC, demands verification of paper trail in Punjab
New Delhi , Mar. 25 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday alleged that there is clear and irrefutable evidence of manipulation of results at polling booths in the Punjab Assembly Elections. Read Full Story

Assam CM vows to make Guwahati legal education hub of NE
Guwahati, Mar 25 : : Adding a major milestone to legal education in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal jointly with Justice J. Chelameswar of Supreme Court of India formally inaugurated the permanent campus of National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam at Amingaon in Kamrup district on Saturday. Read Full Story

UP government will work towards development for all, appeasement for none: Yogi Adityanath
Gorakhpur, Mar 25 : Yogi Adityanath during his first public address as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh said that the newly elected government will work towards development for all but appeasement for none indicating that there will be no religion based politics, in Gorakhpur on Saturday. Read Full Story

After Manipur, now Assam government to start anti-corruption campaign 'Na Dibo Na Lobo'
Guwahati, Mar 25 : : To curb corruption, Assam government to start anti-corruption campaign named 'Na Dibo Na Lobo' (not giving not taking) across the state soon. Read Full Story

Defamation case: Kejriwal put on trial
New Delhi, Mar 25 : In a major development, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders will face trial in a criminal defamation case filed against them by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Read Full Story

Get a glimpse of Turkey and savor in authentic Mediterranean cuisine at 'Baris'
New Delhi , Mar 25 : Are you amongst those who have infatuation with Turkey and the Mediterranean region? Are you someone who is in awe of blue, white and yellow hues that give a glimpse of unique culture and goodness of Turkish architecture? Read Full Story

Swachh Bharat will be a top priority: UP CM
Lucknow, Mar 25 : Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Saturday declared that the goals and targets of the Swachh Bharat Mission are of top priority to the new government in the State. Read Full Story

UP: Nine houses gutted in major fire in Sitapur
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : At least nine houses were gutted after a massive fire broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur city on Saturday. Read Full Story

BJP to hold next national executive meet in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Mar. 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will host its next two-day national executive committee meeting in Odisha's Bhubaneswar city beginning April 15. Read Full Story

Goa: 58-year-old British national found dead
Calangute (Goa) , Mar. 25 : A 58-year old British national was found dead after he collapsed while exercising in a gym at Goa's Calangute yesterday. Read Full Story

SP leader Azam Khan's secretary transferred
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's secretary S.P. Singh has been transferred after three years. Read Full Story

Defamation case: Kejriwal to face trial
New Delhi, Mar 25 : In a criminal defamation case filed against him by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a Delhi court on Saturday put Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to trial. Read Full Story

Yogi Adityanath visits Gorakhpur
New Delhi, Mar 25 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday visited his constituency Gorakhpur. Read Full Story

Need to defend the universities as free spaces: Vice President
New Delhi, Mar 25 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that there is an imperative need to defend the universities as free spaces, as independent, critical repositories of knowledge, and as sources of renewal of liberal values that provide avenues of social mobility and equality to people. Read Full Story

Setback for Kejriwal in Jaitley defamation case
New Delhi , Mar. 25 : In a major jolt to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a Delhi Court on Saturday put the former on trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) matter. Read Full Story

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