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8 children die in West Bengal hospital

8 children die in West Bengal hospital

At least eight children died and 17 others were hospitalised after suffering from an unidentified illness at Malda Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal. “The children, aged between 1-6 years, were admitted here with high fever, vomiting and convulsion on Thursday night. The children died in the past couple of days,” Superintendent-cum-Vice Principal of the medical college M A ...

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Court rejects interim bail plea of BSP MLA, 2 brothers

Court rejects interim bail plea of BSP MLA, 2 brothers

A local court today rejected interim bail plea of BSP MLA B L Kushwaha and his two brothers in a murder case. Additional District and Sessions Judge Satish Chand rejected the application of Kushwaha and his brothers – Shivram and Jitendra. Naresh Kushwaha was allegedly murdered on December 27, 2012, and the legislator and his two brothers were named in ...

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Jaunpur Dalit girl raped, killed days before marriage

Jaunpur Dalit girl raped, killed days before marriage

A 19-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Badhauna village under Baksha police station area two days before her marriage, police said on Thursday. to help us personalise your reading experience. The girl, who was to get married on Thursday, was found murdered with her throat slit open near her house on Wednesday morning. Later, the body was ...

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Techie murder: four more arrested, BJP MP in a row

Techie murder: four more arrested, BJP MP in a row

Four more activists of a right wing Hindu outfit were arrested by police in the brutal murder of a young IT professional in a Pune suburb taking the total arrests in the case to 17 even as authorities mulled invoking a law that would make it difficult to get bail. Mohasin Shaikh, 28, a resident of Bankar Colony in Hadapsar, ...

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Horrified at reports of violence against women in India: US

The United States has said it is “horrified” at reports of sexual violence and murders in India and it also applauded the role of individuals, government officials and civil society groups working to protect the survivors. “Like so many in India, we were horrified to learn of these violent sexual assaults and murders. Our thoughts are with the victims families ...

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18 Indians killed, 53 hurt in Nepal bus mishap

18 Indians killed, 53 hurt in Nepal bus mishap

At least 18 Indian pilgrims were killed and 53 others injured when an overloaded bus carrying them veered off a mountain road and rolled about 100 meters before plunging into a river in western Nepal, officials said on Tuesday. “All 18 people who died in the accident were Indian nationals, mostly from Uttar Pradesh,” Chief District Administrator Ram Bahadur Purumbang ...

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Telangana Official Map Yet to Be Prepared

Telangana formally became the country’s 29th state today but it would take a while before it is reflected in the official geographical and political map as the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to provide boundary details to Survey of India. “The MHA will have to provide us with final boundaries of the state. Then we will incorporate them and ...

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Akhilesh meets Guv, discusses action taken in Badaun incident

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today met Governor B L Joshi and he is believed to have apprised him of the action taken by the government in the aftermath of the alleged gangrape of two girls in Badaun that has sparked nation-wide outrage. Akhilesh met the governor at the Raj Bhawan for about half an hour and had ...

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TRS chief KCR to be sworn-in as first CM of Telangana tomorrow

HYDERABAD: In a historic event marking culmination of the long-drawn-out process of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao will assume the office as first Chief Minister of Telangana which becomes 29th state of the country tomorrow. The swearing-in ceremony would take place at 8.15 am at Raj Bhavan here. The President’s rule which is in place ...

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Sulabh International to Build Toilets in All the Houses of Badaun Village

Lucknow: Sulabh International will construct toilets in all the houses of Katra Shahadatganj village of Badaun, where two sisters were allegedly gang-raped and murdered last week while they went to relieve themselves in fields. “Any woman defecating in the open is vulnerable and the central government must acknowledge the issue. Resources will only pour in then,” Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak ...

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