Agartala, Oct 11 : Opposition CPI(M)'s mouthpiece in Tripura, 'Daily Desher Katha', resumed its publication from Thursday after a gap of 10 days following an order passed by the Tripura High Court on Wednesday.
Srinagar, Oct 11 : Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including PhD scholar-turned-terrorist Manan Bashir Wani, were killed Thursday during an encounter with security forces at Handwara in frontier district of north Kashmir, officials said.
Lucknow, Oct 10 : The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced a "special 5 per cent discount" on the purchase of Khadi clothes in view of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi.
Mumbai, Oct 10 : Singer Sona Mohapatra has come forward to level sexual harassment allegations against Kailash Kher. Mohapatra shared her experience on Twitter days after a journalist came forward to allege inappropriate behaviour by Kher. Describing the incident, Mohapatra tweeted, "I met Kailash for coffee in Prithvi Caf to discuss a forthcoming concert where both our bands were playing & after the usual, a hand on my thigh with lines likes, your so beautiful, feel so good that a musician got you' (Ram) not an actor.
Chandigarh, Oct 10 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Wednesday sought support and assistance from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to fight the drug menace in the state.
New Delhi, Oct 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologise to people for "constantly troubling" the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday said following the Income Tax Department raids on premises linked to his minister Kailash Gahlot. The Income Tax Department (ITD) conducted searches this morning on multiple premises linked to Gahlot, the Delhi Transport minister, in connection with an alleged tax evasion case, officials said. "Friendship with Neerav Modi and Mallya and raid on us? Modiji you conducted raids on me Satyendar and Manish what happened to those (raids). Nothing was found. So before you go with another raid at least apologise to Delhi people for troubling their elected government," Kejriwal tweeted. Officials said at least 16 locations in and around the national capital linked to Gahlot were being raided by a team of about 30 ITD sleuths. The Aam Aadmi Party termed the raid as a "media event". AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj asked the central agencies including the CBI, the ED and the ITD to disclose if it found anything related to "corruption" during their raids on AAP leaders and ministers. "Many such raids happened in the past but nothing substantial came out nor any charge sheet was filed," he said. The searches are being conducted as part of a tax evasion probe against two construction firms linked to the minister and others, the officials said. Gahlot is the minister for transport, law and revenue and is an Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLA from the Najafgarh Assembly Constituency.
Villupuram (TN), Oct 10 : A police constable allegedly shot dead his girlfriend at her home here on her birthday before shooting himself following an argument, officials said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 10 : The Congress on Wednesday accused the Modi government of "manipulating" the process of Rafale fighter jet agreement by "punishing" bureaucrats who raised objections to the deal and rewarding "obliging officials". The opposition party also reiterated its demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe.
Lucknow/New Delhi, Oct 10 : Confusion prevailed for hours among senior police and railway officials over the death toll after the derailment Wednesday of the New Farakka Express near Rae Bareli. While the railways maintained that five people were killed in the accident, a senior Uttar Pradesh police official initially said seven died.
New Delhi, Oct 10 : Differently-abled Delhi University students have alleged the 50-per cent food subsidy given to them in hostel mess has been withdrawn, even as the administration said they were trying to work out the modalities.