Date wise Archive


The Punjab Police today claimed to have got some vital clues in connection with a car explosion in which seven people were killed last year in Bathinda's Maur Mandi.


Another accused in the killing of Chandan Gupta during a rally on Republic Day in Kasganj town of Uttar Pradesh has surrendered before a local court, police said.


Two hardcore Maoists, including a deputy commander, were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in a Naxal-affected forest in Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh today, police said.


Former Bahujan Samaj Party MLA from Sahibabad Amarpal Sharma, an accused in a murder case, has been booked under the National Security Act, officials said.


A terrorist of the Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a local court here in a terror financing and money laundering case, officials said today.


Amid controversy over encounter killings in Uttar Pradesh, chief minister Yogi Adityanath has said that those who believed in the language of the gun, should be answered in the same manner.


District authorities are not in favour of withdrawal of the cases, mostly against political leaders, related to the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 in which over 60 people were killed and over 40,000 rendered homeless, official sources said here today.


The Left parties -- CPM and CPI -- have decided to jointly negotiate with the H D Deve Gowda- led JD(S) on alliance for the upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka.


The Kerala High Court today quashed an FIR registered last year by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau against former chief minister Oommen Chandy, a top official and others in an alleged land grab case.


Crucial by-elections to the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, vacated by UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, will be held on March 11, the Election Commission announced today.


The leader of Opposition in the Assam Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, today alleged massive corruption in distribution of tractors among farmers and demanded an all-party House committee probe into the matter.


Four lakh bogus job-card holders have been identified in Assam and their allotments cancelled by the panchayat and rural development department, a government release has said.


The Odisha government on Thursday approved a package for five drinking water projects worth Rs 370.60 crore for supply to over two lakh population in fluoride-hit Nuapada district.


The People s Democratic Front (PDP), a new political party, today released the election manifesto for the February 27 Meghalaya Assembly election, promising appropriate policies to drive forward the growth agenda for the state and its youth.


Pension Adalat - 2018 was inaugurated on Thursday by chairman of Kolkata Port Trust Vinit Kumar. The chairman said streamlining of the pension administration and expeditious payments were the key objectives of the organisation.

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The TDS Wing of Income Tax Department here raided Mohan Automotives Private Limited (Mohan Ford) on Thursday. According to sources, tax related defaults  (Tax Deducted at Source)  to the tune of lakhs were detected in the raid led by Income Tax Officer (TDS), Mr Vikash Kumar Golden.

Port Blair

Indian Naval Landing Craft Utility, INLCU 36 and INLCU 37 were decommissioned on Friday here at Port Blair after completing more than 30 years of glorious service to the nation at an impressive ceremony.


The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has established three Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) besides three special Juvenile Police Units, informed the Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Dr. Virendra Kumar.

Port Blair

The District Administration, South Andaman as part of its zero tolerance policy towards encroachment on government land and in pursuance to its continuous effort for slashing the list of encroachers has cautioned general public to refrain from unauthorized activities

Port Blair

A state level meeting of NSS Programme officers from various educational institutions was held today in the conference room of Directorate of education, chaired by the Director Sports and Youth Affairs, Education, Joint Secretary, Higher Education, Mr Shubhankar Ghosh

Port Blair

The state president of BJP A&N Islands Mr. Vishal Jolly has written to the Lt. Governor A&N Islands with reference to APWD’s decision to benefit 1/30th of Pay plus DA to DRMs dated  January 16.

Port Blair

Under Revised National TB Control Programme, the State TB Control Society, Port Blair organised an awareness programme on TB and New Treatment Strategy DOTS and DOTS Plus at Brookshabad to create awareness among the general public of the area.  A large number of peopl


A 5-day residential camp for Scouts and Guides of Middle Andaman zone was organised at GMS Rangat Bay  School Campus from  February 5 to 9. A total of  100 student Scouts and Guides from Oralkatcha to Govindpur participated along with 27 Scouts and Guides Masters.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on February 10 from 8 am to 2 pm for carrying out H.T Line and L.T Line clearance and shifting work under Chouldari sub-division.

Port Blair

In last few years BRAIT has been promoting innovation amongst the students of the institute by engaging them to take up innovative ideas through student projects like Solar Grass Cutter, Solar Cart, Electronic Voting Machine, and more.

Port Blair

The Police Training School, A&N Islands organised a two-day course on ‘Provision and Procedure under POCSO Act. 2012’ on February 6 and 7 for in-service police personnel  from the rank of Police Constable to Inspector under the overall supervision of Ms.

Port Blair

IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair has started special video classes on Saturdays between 10 AM – 12 noon; 12 noon – 2 PM; 2 PM– 4 PM.

Port Blair

Mr. K. Kathirasan, ward member, son of late Karuppaih, resident of Rutland 1, Kala Pahad, Beodnabad Panchayat, South Andaman left Congress Party to join Bharatiya Janata Party along with his supporters, reposing faith in BJP’s policies and dynamic leadership of Mr.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Teachers’ Branch (SATB) of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, A & N Islands will be holding its Annual General Body meeting at 9.30 am on February  10 in the auditorium of Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair.

FAZL-E-HAQ KHAIRABADI (1797- 1861) was born in khairabad town of sitapur district in Uttar Pradesh. His father Maulana Fazl –e- Imam khairabadi was the sadrus sudoor of Delhi and 1 after the mufti of the court. FAZL-E-HAQ was one of the main figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857.He was a philosopher, an author, a poet, a religious scholar, but is most remembered for issuing fatwa in favor of jihad  against the English in 1857. Khairabadi had been a chief judge in Lucknow.