UP: Minor girl raped in Chandrauli

Chandrauli: In yet another incident of sexual assault against minors, a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 17-year-old neighbour here. The minor was sleeping at her house when her neighbour barged into her house and took her to a farm nearby, where he allegedly raped her. The girl later narrated the ordeal to her […]

PWD scam: Kejriwal’s nephew arrested

New Delhi:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s nephew was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a graft case involving submitting of fake bills to claim money for PWD construction work.  Vinay Bansal, the son of Kejriwal’s late brother-in-law Surender Bansal, was a partner in a firm, which was involved in the scam worth over […]

Killing tourist in Kashmir, not acceptable: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman condemned the killing of a tourist from Tamil Nadu in an incident of stone throwing at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg road in Jammu and Kashmir, terming it ‘unacceptable”. Talking to the reporter after an inaugural session of Naval Commanders’ Conference here,  Sitharaman said, “I’m sure the Chief Minister is […]

Money laundering: Misa Bharti produced before Delhi court

New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar were produced before the Patiala House Court in connection with a money laundering case worth Rs. 8,000 crore. At the hearing, the Special CBI judge Arvind Kumar issued a production warrant against another accused, Santosh Jha, and listed […]

Karnataka Assembly Poll: 883 crorepatis, 645 criminals in fray

Bengaluru:“The average assets of the 883 (35 percent) crorepati candidates are worth Rs 7.54 crore. Of the 645 contestants, 254 (10 percent) face serious criminal cases and 391 (15 percent) face criminal cases,” revealed a study by the Karnataka Election Watch and Delhi-based Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) ahead of the polls in the 223 […]

At least 45 dead in UP storms

Agra: At least 45 persons have died following heavy rainfall and storms across Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, Agra registered 36 deaths, Bijnor three and Saharanpur two, while one death each was reported from Bareilly, Moradabad Chitrakoot, and Rampur. The local authorities in each of these areas have issued directions to provide immediate relief and […]