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A sharp-shooter owing allegiance to the Dawood Ibrahim gang and three others were arrested from city outskirts today, when they were allegedly on their way to eliminate a Jamnagar based businessman on direction's of Pakistan based underworld don's brother Anees, polic


Maintaining its belligerent stance on BJP's success in the Maharashtra civic elections, Shiv Sena today sought to make light of that party's performance in the elections, doubting if there was as much substance to it as is made out to be.

Deoria (UP)

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, BSP supremo Mayawati today termed them as "guru-chela" who, she claimed, are "dreaming of harming" Uttar Pradesh. "Guru and chela have together harmed the country...


Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today claimed that Narendra Modi was copying clothes worn by others, a day after the Prime Minister alleged that exam centres were being auctioned in UP for copying.


The Supreme Court has upheld the government's decision to sack two naval officers facing criminal trial in the 2005 Navy war room leak case.


Differences in the Congress over considering the option of enabling a Shiv Sena candidate to become mayor of Mumbai today came to the fore as a senior party leader strongly opposed the idea.


Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today criticised the Delhi Police over its handling of clashes at DU's Ramjas college and alleged that the force has become an "agent" of the BJP.


The DMK today called for the removal of portraits of the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa from government offices, saying she was convicted in an assets case.


The Haryana government today announced Rs 50-lakh assistance to the family of Major Satish Dahiya, who died following an encounter with militants in Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14.


Jats, who have been carrying out an agitation in Haryana for reservation for the last 28 days, will organise 'Black Day' in the state tomorrow.


The president of the Peace Party of India, Mohamed Ayub, has been booked for allegedly sexually exploiting a girl, who died at the King George Medical University Hospital here, police said today.


Ummat-e-Islami chairman and Mirwaiz south Kashmir Qazi Yasir was today detained along with nearly a dozen of his supporters as police foiled their attempt to sit on a token hunger strike here to demand the immediate release of "political prisoners".


In a goodwill gesture, the BSF has handed over a 60-year-old Pakistani national, who had inadvertently crossed into the Indian territory, to Pakistan Rangers, an official said today.


The Election Commission of India today issued instructions to all the Returning Officers in the state with regard to undelivered postal ballot papers during the February 4 Assembly election in Punjab.


The Bombay High Court has expressed displeasure over Maharashtra government's failure to complete the process of installing video conference (VC) facility in all courts across the state.


The Delhi Police today filed its status report before a court here in connection with its enquiry into a criminal complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a government official in the alleged PWD scam.


The Delhi Police today filed its status report before a court here in connection with its enquiry into a criminal complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a government official in the alleged PWD scam.


Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane has said his party will not let the upcoming Budget session of the Maharashtra Assembly function till the state government brings all the accused in Bhiwnadi Congress leader's murder case to book.

Muzaffarnagar (UP)

A fast-track court here today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment in a case of gang-raping a 16-year-old girl.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised to end the crippling economic blockade in Manipur if the BJP comes to power in the state and said what the Congress could not do in 15 years, the BJP will do in 15 months.


As in many other states, Manipur too has its Muslim vote bank to sway fortunes of the political parties in an election, constituting nearly nine per cent of the electorate.


He had hung up his boots but his fighting instinct is still alive. Meet former Churchill Brothers skipper Somatai Shaiza, who is back in the poll arena after unsuccessfully contesting the last Assembly elections.


Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today expressed grave concern over receding water flow in river Ganga and highlighted the growing silt deposit due to Farakka barrage causing floods in the state every year.


The Odisha Assembly was stalled today by repeated adjournments after both ruling BJD and Opposition Congress created ruckus over Prime Minister's remark about the state.


At least 1200 rare variety turtles were recovered by RPF personnel on duty at Malda Town railway station today, RPF officials said.


Former Nagaland chief minister T R Zeliang was today appointed as Finance Advisor to the state government in the rank of a cabinet minister.


Tripura has initiated organic farming in the state and would take lessons from Sikkim on this, agriculture minister Aghore Debbarma said here today.


To cater to the rush of passengers on the occasion of HOLI festival, Eastern Railway will run sixteen (16) more special trains -- two Holi special trains each between Howrah and Kamakhya, Howrah and Gorakhpur, Howrah-Raxaul-Asansol, Asansol and Patna, four trains betw

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is all set to witness major developments in the health and tourism sectors soon. Speaking to EOI recently, the Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray said that the UT Administration under the leadership of Lt.

Port Blair

As part of the observance of 51st death anniversary of great Freedom Fighter, Veer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the Maharashtra Mandal, Port Blair will be organizing a function at its premises at 4.30 pm tomorrow.