Acquitted by court, Pak citizen awaits MEA nod for his release

GORAKHPUR, March 19 -- The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Monday acquitted a Pakistani citizen of allegations of spying due to lack of evidence. However, his release from Gorakhpur jail ... Read More

Opium worth Rs 80 lakh seized; farmer arrested

PRAYAGRAJ, March 19 -- Cops in trans-Ganga area of Prayagraj seized another illegal cultivation of opium on Monday and lodged an FIR against the owner of the agricultural fields. This is the third re... Read More

RSS plans 'shakha' in every village of Kashi region by 2025

VARANASI, March 19 -- Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has set a target to hold Shakha in all the villages of Kashi region by the year 2025, the centenary year of the foundation of the RSS, said Kash... Read More

Gehlot slams BJP for 'reducing' insurance under health scheme

Jaipur, March 19 -- Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday cornered the BJP government for allegedly "diluting the Chiranjeevi Health Insurance Scheme" launched by his government. Tak... Read More

Before polls, BJP looks to quell internal rumblings

Jaipur, March 19 -- The Rajasthan unit of Bharatiya Janata Party which is eyeing a clean sweep for the third time in a row in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, has been in a damage control mode, be it... Read More

Four superfast coaches derail near Ajmer, 6 trains cancelled

New Delhi/Ajmer, March 19 -- Six trains were cancelled and two diverted after four coaches, including the engine, of Sabarmati-Agra superfast (12548) derailed near Madar railway station in Ajmer of Ra... Read More

Four of family dead, 3 injured

Jaipur, March 19 -- At least four people of a family died and three others were injured on Monday when the car they were travelling in hit a stationary trailer from rear on Delhi-Ajmer highway near Ch... Read More

ED attaches assets worth Rs.1 crore

Dehradun, March 19 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached a building and land worth around Rs.1 crore in Haridwar as part of a money laundering investigation linked to the alle... Read More

23-yr-old killed in fight between 2 groups: Police

Dehradun, March 19 -- A 23-year-old man was killed with a knife in a scuffle, involving sticks and sharp- edged weapons, between two groups after offering "namaz" in a village in Haridwar on Sunday ev... Read More

Traders' body gives call for 'outsiders' removal in town

Pithoragarh/Dehradun, March 19 -- A traders' body in an Uttarakhand town has called for the ouster of shopkeepers, mostly Muslims, belonging to other states, prompting the district administration to a... Read More