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Mumbai Railway station renamed
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 29 : The name of Mumbai railway station on Thursday has been changed to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. Read Full Story

Elderly French woman raped in Varanasi
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) June 29,: : An elderly French woman has been raped by her residence guard, said police on Thursday. Read Full Story

Byculla jail riot: Maharashtra CM says truth will come out soon
New Delhi , June 29 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the truth in the Byculla jail violence, involving Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea, would come out soon. Read Full Story

Sukma Naxal attack's mastermind sustains bullet injury during 'Operation Prahar'
New Delhi , June 29 : Hidma, the alleged mastermind of the Sukma Naxal attack, had reportedly sustained bullet injuries during the 'Operation Prahar' recently launched by the Chhattisgarh Police and the CRPF in Sukma district to flush out the Naxals hiding in forests of Tondamarka. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: 30-year-old arrested with weapons at Dadar Railway Station
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 29 : The Maharashtra Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Mumbai's Dadar apprehended a 30-year-old man, namely Pradeep Pawar of acting suspicious and seized his illegal possessions at Dadar Railway Station on Wednesday night. Read Full Story

One more farmer commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh
Sehore (Madhya Pradesh) June 29, : One more farmer has committed suicide on Thursday in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh. Read Full Story

Ballabhgarh lynching: Four accused arrested sent to two-day police remand
Ballabhgarh (Haryana) , June 29 : The four arrested in the Ballabhgarh lynching case were sent to two-day police remand on Thursday. Read Full Story

Police officers seen playing games on phones during important seminar
Patna (Bihar) , June 29 : Two police officers were spotted playing candy crush and browsing on their phones during an important seminar on drug smuggling in Patna. Read Full Story

Police arrests gambling gang from Vadodara
Vadodara (Gujarat) June 29, : The Gujarat Police arrested a gambling gang from Sayajiganj area of Vadodara on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Fodder scam: Lalu Yadav appears before CBI court in Ranchi
Ranchi (Jharkhand) , June 29 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday appeared before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in connection with the fodder scam case. Read Full Story

India's consistent position on J-K is well known: MEA
New Delhi , June 29 : Ministry of External Affairs has said that India's consistent position that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India is well known. Read Full Story

Security officials defuse two IEDs in J-K's Dangerpora area
Jammu and Kashmir : The security forces on Thursday defused two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) detected in Dangerpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwana bypass. Read Full Story

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch Sector, two Indian Army soldiers injured
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 29 : The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in the wee hours of Thursday in the Poonch Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Read Full Story

UP: Five dead, three injured after truck rams car in Fatehpur
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) , June 29 : As many as five people were killled and three got injured after a speeding truck hit a car in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

Darjeeling is, will remain 'inseparable part' of West Bengal: TMC
Kolkata (West Bengal) , June 29 : Amidst the ongoing protests in the hills, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday categorically stated that Darjeeling is and will remain an inseparable part of West Bengal and if the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has any other demand that can be discussed, then they are welcomed to come forward. Read Full Story

SC to continue hearing plea filed by woman seeking direction to terminate her 23-week old pregnancy
New Delhi , June 29 : The Supreme Court will today continue the hearing on the plea filed by a Kolkata-based woman, Sharmishta Chakraborty, seeking its direction to terminate her 23-week old pregnancy. Read Full Story

Chhattisgarh: Two Maoists killed in MMC 'new zone'
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) , June 29 ANI: Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, for the first time in their ew zone. Read Full Story

Delhi HC commutes death sentence of convict to life imprisonment
New Delhi , June 28 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of 31- year-old Sonu Sardar to life imprisonment. Read Full Story

MP: Another debt-ridden farmer ends life, death toll rises 36 in 18 days
Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh), June 28 : One more farmer in volatile region of Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday committed suicide, taking the number of deaths in the state in past 18 days to 36. Read Full Story

PM Modi's two-day Gujarat visit starts tomorrow
New Delhi June 28, 2017 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaching Gujarat on Thursday on a two-day visit to take part in various programmes in Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Modasa and Gandhinagar. Read Full Story

MP: Lightning kills five in Dindori
Dindori (Madhya Pradesh) June 28,: Five people were killed and one sustained injured after being struck by lightning in Dindori on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Dehradun continue on alert after incessant rainfall
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) June 28, : The meteorological department on Wednesday continued its alert for 'heavy rains' in the hilly districts of Uttarakhand. Read Full Story

Odisha shocker: Four home guards forced to 'kneel down' over improper uniform
Mayurbhanj (Odisha) , June 28: In a bizarre incident, four Home Guards, including a female cop were asked to kneel down with their hands up in punishment for wearing improper uniform in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. Read Full Story

Four more accused arrested in Ballabhgarh lynching case
Ballabhgarh (Haryana) , June 28 : Four more accused have been arrested in the Ballabhgarh lynching case, in which 16-year-old Hafiz Junaid was lynched and three others injured. Read Full Story

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in MP's Morena
Morena (Madhya Pradesh) , June 28: A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Poras area of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district. Read Full Story

Maoist couple, Naxal surrender in Dantewada
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) June 28,: : A Maoist couple, and a Naxal, who were carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on their heads, surrendered before the Kuakonda police and the CRPF in Dantewada on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Two visitors create ruckus inside Delhi Assembly
New Delhi , June 28 : Ruckus was created inside the Delhi Assembly by two men claiming to be Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers. Read Full Story

Mumbai 1993 serial blasts case adjourned after convict Mustafa Dossa's death
New Delhi , June 28: The special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court adjourned the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case till Friday after the convict Mustafa Dossa passed away today. Read Full Story

Man thrashed in Jharkhand: India turning into a mobocracy, says CPM
New Delhi , June 28 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said that India, instead of democracy, is turning into a mobocracy. Read Full Story

Delhi HC pulls up PWD, MCD over cleaning drains
New Delhi , June 28: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Public Works Department (PWD), South Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Delhi Jal Board while hearing the plea seeking cleaning of the Kushal Nallah in the national capital. Read Full Story

Byculla jail violence: Indrani's lawyer demands to record her statement
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 28 : The lawyer of Indrani Mukerjea, accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, has demanded the special Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) court to record her statement and to conduct the medical examination immediately in the Byculla jail riot matter. Read Full Story

AFI goes social for 22nd Asian Athletics Championship
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , June 28 : Odisha is ready and raring to host the prestigious 22nd Asian Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. Read Full Story

Dozens injured in car accident in Mount Abu
Dilwara (Rajasthan) , June 28, : : Dozens of people were injured in a car accident that took place in Rajasthan's Mount Abu area on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Azam Khan levels charges against the army
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) , June 28 : Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Wednesday accused the Indian Army of misbehaving with the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Read Full Story

Macmillan Education introduces global diagnostic assessment programme in India
New Delhi , June 28 : Macmillan Education, one of the world's leading publishers of English Language teaching and school curriculum materials, has today launched the ICAS programme for the Indian subcontinent. Currently 14,500 schools in over 20 countries participate in ICAS and over 8.9 million students are being assessed under ICAS globally. Read Full Story

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan Govt. over Dausa humiliating graffiti
New Delhi , June 28 : Taking suo motu cognisance of the humiliating graffiti on the houses of BPL families in Rajasthan's Dausa district, the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the state government and asked it to reply with four weeks. Read Full Story

GTA PWD office in Darjeeling set on fire
Darjeeling (West Bengal) , June 28 : Amidst the ongoing protests in Darjeeling, the Public Works Department (PWD) office of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) was set ablaze on Wednesday morning. Read Full Story

Quintals of onions rotting in Bhopal
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , June 28 : Eight thousand metric tons of onions are reportedly rotting due to heavy rain in the Karod Market in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Read Full Story

Narada sting: TMC MLA Iqbal Ahmed moves Calcutta HC
Kolkata (West Bengal), , June 28: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA and Deputy Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation Iqbal Ahmed's counsel moved Calcutta High Court on Tuesday challenging Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) FIR in connection with the Narada sting. Read Full Story

Bihar grand alliance will be there till 2025: JD (U)
New Delhi , June 28 : The Janata Dal United (JDU) on Wednesday affirmed that there alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will be there till 2025 and the difference of opinion on the presidential nominee between the two parties will not affect their relationship. Read Full Story

Narada News CEO appears before CBI in sting case
Kolkata (West Bengal), , June 28: Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel on Wednesday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Kolkata in connection with Narada sting case. Read Full Story

Man thrashed in Jharkhand, house set ablaze after dead cow found
Giridih (Jharkhand) , June 28 : A man of Beria Hatiatand village in Jharkhand's Giridih district was thrashed and a part of his house was set ablaze by a mob after a dead cow was reportedly found outside his house on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Mumbai Crime Branch to take over Byculla jail death case probe
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 28 : The Mumbai Crime Branch will take over the investigation of Byculla jail inmate Manjula Shete murder case from Nagpada Police today. Read Full Story

Two apprehended with ammunition in Nagaland
Dimapur (Nagaland) , June 28 : The 41 Assam Rifles division of the Indian Army on Wednesday arrested two individuals who had in their possession a pistol, one air gun, two live rounds of ammunition and were driving around in an unregistered car. Read Full Story

Rural Indian women register dramatic gains in nutrition, food security
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 28 : New research and project results from the Rajasthan Nutrition Project show dramatic improvement in the food security, nutrition, and health practices of women, girls and infants. In just two years time, the percentage of female heads of households reporting that they are food secure increased from 21 to 53 percent, with similar increases for their children. Read Full Story

1993 blasts convict Mustafa Dossa admitted to Mumbai hospital
Mumbai, June 28 : Mumbai 1993 serial blasts convict Mustafa Dossa was admitted to the J.J. Hospital here on Wednesday after he complained of chest pain. Read Full Story

Trader shot dead in Bihar's Siwan, enraged locals set ablaze police vehicles
Siwan (Bihar) , June 28 : A trader was allegedly shot dead by unknown people in Mahapur village of Bihar's Siwan district. Read Full Story

Mumbai: High tide turns tragic, washes away girl at Marine Drive
Mumbai Maharashtra) , June 28 : In a tragic incident, a girl was washed away in sea during high tide. Read Full Story

Terror funding: J-K police detains three Hurriyat (G) leaders
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 28 : The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday detained three Hurriyat (G) leaders on the direction of the National Investigative Agency (NIA). Read Full Story

Presidential polls: Meira Kumar to file nomination today
New Delhi , June 28 : Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar will file her nomination on Wednesday. Read Full Story

First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 28 : The first batch of 2,280 pilgrims left Jammu base camp on Wednesday for this year's Amarnath Yatra that begins on June 29. Read Full Story

Prison riot: Indrani moved CBI court fearing sexual assault, says senior lawyer
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 28 : Indrani Mukerjea, accused of the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, moved the special Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) Court in Mumbai, fearing that she could be sexually assaulted by Byculla jail authorities, senior lawyer and social activist Abha Singh said. Read Full Story

Dengue, Chikungunya menace in Delhi: HC to continue hearing
New Delhi , June 28 : The Delhi High Court will today continue the hearing on several petitions seeking action by the Delhi Government and civic authorities to stop the spread of Dengue and Chikungunya in the national capital. Read Full Story

Delhi HC to continue hearing on Kushak nallah cleaning issue
New Delhi , June 28 : The Delhi High Court will today continue the hearing on a plea seeking cleaning of Kushak drain in the national capital. The petition was filed after the Public Works Department (PWD) of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government and other civic agencies had disregarded court orders to clean it by June. Read Full Story

Faraskhana blast case: Maha ATS says all five accused dead
Pune (Maharsahtra) , June 27 : The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Tuesday filed a final report in connection of Faraskhana blast case to Additional session judge in Pune. Read Full Story

NCERT books informative but less activity oriented: Manish Sisodia
New Delhi , June 27 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT) textbooks focus heavily on information and are less activity oriented, and thus require a lot of revision over its content. Read Full Story

Murder case registered in Byculla Jail inmate death
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 27 : Mumbai police has registered a murder case in connection with the death of a woman inmate in Byculla Jail. Read Full Story

Delhi Golf Course case: Meghalaya CM calls on MHA to take cognizance
New Delhi , June 27 : Condemning the recent Delhi Golf Club incident where a Khasi governess was allegedly denied entry, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said he will write to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) urging to take e cognisance of the incident and direct the Delhi Police to register a Suo Moto case. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar cow slaughter case: Three arrested, police assures action
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , June 27 : After a police party was attacked in Muzaffarnagar by locals when they were conducting a raid based on information of cow slaughter, Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order Aditya Mishra on Tuesday stated that action will be taken against the names registered in this case. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai serial blasts: Prosecution seeks death penalty for convict Feroz Khan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 27 : The prosecution on Tuesday argued that convict Feroz Khan should be given the death penalty for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. Read Full Story

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