Stones pelted on CR: Four commuters suffer injuries; GRP detains a suspect

Mumbai, July 17 -- Kurla Government Railway Police (GRP) detained a man for allegedly pelting stones at a local train and injuring four commuters between Kurla and Vidyavihar railway stations on Tuesd... Read More

J&K separatists reject colonies for return of Pandits

Srinagar, July 17 -- Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday rejected the idea of creating separate colonies for the return of displaced Kashmiri Pandits. In an interview to HT on Sund... Read More

A month on, 21-yr-old shuns J&K militancy

Srinagar, July 17 -- A 21-year-old man who had joined militant ranks last month in south Kashmir's Pulwama district today returned to mainstream. Officials said that this year close to 20 young peopl... Read More


New Delhi, July 17 -- Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist evading arrest for over 4 years after being convicted by the high court here was nabbed from Srinagar by the Special Cell of Delhi Police, officials sa... Read More

Biz dealings with Swiss plane-maker suspended for a yr over integrity pact

New Delhi, July 17 -- The defence ministry has suspended business dealings with Swiss plane maker Pilatus Aircraft Limited (PAL) for a year over the violation of a pre-contract integrity pact (PCIP) i... Read More

Balakot raid proved IAF powers: Dhanoa

New Delhi, July 17 -- Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa on Tuesday asserted that the February 26 raid on a terror base in Pakistan's Balakot demonstrated the air force's capability to carry out p... Read More

Gehlot promises law against mob lynching

JAIPUR, July 17 -- Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday promised to enact laws to check mob lynching and other hate crimes in the state. In his address to the state assembly in response t... Read More

Centre asks states, UTs to put an end to manual scavenging

New Delhi, July 17 -- The Centre on Tuesday cited rising deaths during hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks while directing states and union territories (UTs) to urgently stop the undesirable... Read More

Floods hit Assam's trans persons hard

New Delhi, July 17 -- A transgender organisation claimed that trans people were among the worst affected in flood-hit Assam as they have little access to relief. According to All Assam Transgender As... Read More

67 dead as IMD sounds red alert

PATNA, July 17 -- The death toll in floods in North-East, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh rose to 67 on Tuesday from 45 on Monday, even as the India Metrological Department (IMD) has predicted more rains in t... Read More