Wanted criminal gunned down in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, July 18 : A criminal who carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head was gunned down in a joint operation by the Ghaziabad police and Noida's Special Task Force (STF) in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday.
IT attaches Noida property of Mayawati's brother
New Delhi, July 18 : In a major crackdown, the Income Tax Department has attached a benami commercial plot in Noida worth Rs 400 crore belonging to BSP chief Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar and his wife where a five-star hotel was supposed to come up. Full Story
Ownership rights in Delhi's unauthorized colonies
New Delhi, July 18 : Residents of unauthorized colonies in Delhi will soon be allowed to register their houses, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday, adding that the central government had given a positive response to the Delhi Cabinet's proposal.
IB alerts on Bihar jailbreak, security tightened
Patna, July 18 : Security has been tightened in and around the Beur Jail here that houses Patna terror blast accused and several Maoists among other inmates, after the Intelligence Bureau warned the Bihar Police that there might be plans of a jailbreak or even a bomb blast, police said on Thursday.
Some delaying Ayodhya settlement process: VHP
New Delhi, July 18 : The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), which has been in the forefront of the Ayodhya movement, feels that some parties to the dispute are indulging in delaying tactics and wants the Supreme Court to address this while speeding up the trial in the decades-old issue. Full Story
Bill seeks to rein in cow vigilantes in MP
Bhopal, July 17 : The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday presented a bill in the Vidhan Sabha to rein in unruly cow vigilantes by amending the state cow protection law passed during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule in the state.
BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance
Dehradun, July 17 : Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion was expelled from the primary membership of the party for six years on Wednesday, after a video of him dancing with two pistols and a carbine went viral on the social media. Full Story
ICJ verdict brings a rare moment of hope for Jadhav: Rahul
New Delhi, July 17 : Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to put on hold the execution of retired naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav in an alleged espionage case saying this verdict brings a rare moment of relief, joy and renewed hope that he will one day return home.
One held guilty in 2008 Scarlett murder case
Panaji, July 17 : Partially overturning a 2016 trial court order, the Bombay High Court in Goa on Wednesday convicted Samson D'Souza and acquitted Placido Carvalho in connection with a case involving the sexual assault and death of 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling at Anjuna beach in 2008.