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Asaduddin Owaisi accused of making 'communal statements', petition filed in court

Asaduddin Owaisi accused of making 'communal statements', petition filed in court

Referring to the Gurugram incident where a Muslim youth's beard was forcibly shaved off, the Hyderabad MP allegedly threatened to convert the accused "to Islam".  

Aug 10, 2018, 08:15 AM IST
Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

From Cappuccino to grilled sandwich, everything is available at Cafe Positive. The dishes are prepared by the teens themselves and at an affordable price.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Unemployed engineers, used by Romanian gang to skim ATMs to clone cards in Kolkata, arrested

Unemployed engineers, used by Romanian gang to skim ATMs to clone cards in Kolkata, arrested

The arrest was carried out after interrogation of three Romanians who were nabbed on August 3.

Aug 09, 2018, 15:12 PM IST
Thousands bid tearful adieu to Major Kaustubh Rane in Thane

Thousands bid tearful adieu to Major Kaustubh Rane in Thane

Major Rane was among the four soldiers killed in a gunfight with terrorists in J&K`s Bandipura.

Aug 09, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
Pune schools, colleges, commercial units closed on Thursday as Maratha bodies call for Maharashtra bandh

Pune schools, colleges, commercial units closed on Thursday as Maratha bodies call for Maharashtra bandh

Pune district police will deploy three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and a team of the Rapid Action Force in sensitive areas during the protest by the Maratha Kranti Morcha.

Aug 08, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
At least 45 injured in fire at Bharat Petroleum refinery in Mumbai's Chembur

At least 45 injured in fire at Bharat Petroleum refinery in Mumbai's Chembur

A massive fire broke out at a fuel refinery in Mumbai on Wednesday. However, there were no reports of any casualties in the incident.

Aug 08, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Owner faces the heat after fire incident at Kolkata’s iconic theatre Priya

Owner faces the heat after fire incident at Kolkata’s iconic theatre Priya

Initial investigations have revealed fire at a momo-shop on the ground floor spread even as the Bangla film ‘Happy Pill’ was playing out.

Aug 06, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Man attempts to rape woman doctor in Mumbai, later jumps off a mall, dies

Man attempts to rape woman doctor in Mumbai, later jumps off a mall, dies

The woman alleged that the 60-year-old man followed her from the ground floor to her residence and forced himself into the house.

Aug 06, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Priya theatre, no casualties reported

Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Priya theatre, no casualties reported

A fire broke out on Sunday evening at Priya Cinema in Kolkata, following which at least five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Aug 05, 2018, 23:23 PM IST
Aero India 2019 not to be held in Bengaluru? Centre faces flak for 'unfortunate' move

Aero India 2019 not to be held in Bengaluru? Centre faces flak for 'unfortunate' move

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has, however, said that no decision has been taken yet regarding the venue of Aero India 2019. 

Aug 05, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
30-year-old allegedly rapes cousin's three-year-old daughter, arrested

30-year-old allegedly rapes cousin's three-year-old daughter, arrested

A case under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act has been registered against the accused.

Aug 05, 2018, 10:21 AM IST
Two masked men shoot scrap dealer businessman in Mumbai

Two masked men shoot scrap dealer businessman in Mumbai

The shooters were waiting for him outside his residential building. When the scrap dealer, Aslam Wali Khan, reached his building and alighted from his Mercedes car the shooters fired two rounds.

Aug 04, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
Large-scale ATM fraud unearthed in Kolkata; 2 Roman nationals arrested

Large-scale ATM fraud unearthed in Kolkata; 2 Roman nationals arrested

A large-scale ATM fraud has been busted wherein as much as Rs 20 lakh have been siphoned off in the past few days in Kolkata. A special investigation team of Kolkata police has arrested two Roman

Aug 04, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
To make 8 cities safer for women, Centre eyes Rs 2919.55 crore worth projects

To make 8 cities safer for women, Centre eyes Rs 2919.55 crore worth projects

The proposals see projects to meet each city's requirements.

Aug 03, 2018, 23:45 PM IST
Kiki challenge: Bengaluru Police promises to make you dance behind bars

Kiki challenge: Bengaluru Police promises to make you dance behind bars

"Kiki challenge may get you a kick of law, not kick of dance."

Aug 03, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Bizarre: Mumbai Railway officials auction off ticketless traveller who couldn't pay fine

Bizarre: Mumbai Railway officials auction off ticketless traveller who couldn't pay fine

It probably would have been a better idea to just pay the fine.

Aug 02, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Computer systems fail at Mumbai's international airport

Computer systems fail at Mumbai's international airport

While the exact cause of the failure was not revealed, officials said that the problem was being looked into and assured that normal operations would resume shortly.

Jul 31, 2018, 18:32 PM IST
Watch: Mumbai man tries to commit suicide on rail track, rescued by commuters

Watch: Mumbai man tries to commit suicide on rail track, rescued by commuters

A man, apparently troubled by some family problems, lied down on a railway track here, allegedly to commit suicide but his attempt was foiled by the alert commuters and a security force jawan.

Jul 31, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
'Lord Ganesha' spreads awareness about road safety rules in Bengaluru

'Lord Ganesha' spreads awareness about road safety rules in Bengaluru

With incidents of road accidents on the rise, the Bengaluru Police took the help of 'Lord Ganesha' to spread awareness about safety rules in Karnataka's capital city. 'Lord Ganesha' is the second

Jul 31, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
Karunanidhi is better and recovering: EPS, OPS meet hospitalised DMK leader

Karunanidhi is better and recovering: EPS, OPS meet hospitalised DMK leader

The Monday medical bulletin, updating on Karunanidhi's health, is yet to be issued by the hospital.

Jul 30, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

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