7 killed in J&K accident

Seven people, including two minors, have been killed and three injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district.An overloaded private car headed to Sujandhar village wen

BJP-called Kerala shutdown begins

The Kerala shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party to protest the death of a Sabarimala devotee on Friday was a near success amid a few stray incidents of violence that prompted stern police

Debt forces man to kill wife, self

Babu Lal first smashed the head of his wife, Babita, after midnight and then strangulated his daughter. After he felt certain that they were dead, he made a noose out of a bed sheet and hung himsel

Boy killed in Noida celebratory firing

A 14-year-old boy was killed during celebratory firing at a wedding function in Uttar Pradesh's Noida, police said on Thursday.The incident took place on Wednesday night at Ghodi Bached

20 trains cancelled for 2 months in UP

The North-Eastern Railways (NER) has canceled 20 trains, including eight trains plying in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur and Basti divisions, due to fog and inclement weather, an official said on Thursd

Shimla gets season’s first snowfall

Himachal Pradesh's picturesque resorts of Shimla and Manali woke up on Wednesday to a white blanket of snow which was the season's first snowfall in the state capital, the weather bureau said.

Blow to BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls 

The results in  Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan came as a major shock for the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has won all the major states barring Delhi, Bih

Vasundhara visits Tripurasundari temple

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje visited the Tripurasundari temple in Banswara district to pray for counting of votes for 199 Assembly seats began on Tuesday.She will be praying

Policeman commits suicide in UP

A police sub-inspector posted in Sonebhadra district of Uttar Pradesh committed suicide on Tuesday by shooting himself with his service revolver, police said.The 29-year-old was posted

Counting of votes underway in Telangana

  The counting of votes was underway amid tight security in Telangana on Tuesday.The counting of votes polled in all 119 Assembly constituencies on December 7 began 8 a.m. at 44 centre

Aircraft hit by bird while landing in Kolkata

A US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka to Kolkata reported a bird hit while landing at the N S C Bose International Airport in Kolakta on Monday, airport sources said. After landing, a

Four injured in Kolkata medical college

Kolkata,  Four persons on Friday got injured at the Medical College and Hospital (MCH) in Kolkata after a piece of concrete fell on them, police said. The concrete piece fell on them f

Five more arrested for Bulandshahr mob violence

Five more persons were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in the mob violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr earlier this week. The number of persons who are arrested has now

Cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley

  A cold wave continues and is unstopable in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, with light rains and snow likely to occur in the state, the weather office said.   "Th