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#MeToo row: MJ Akbar to take legal action against those who levelled sexual assault allegations on him

#MeToo row: MJ Akbar to take legal action against those who levelled sexual assault allegations on him

Akbar questioned the credibility of the accusations asking a sudden uproar had started ahead of the Lok Sabha elections that are due in 2019.

Oct 14, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
Kashmiri students being harassed at AMU: J&K MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed

Kashmiri students being harassed at AMU: J&K MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed

 Three Kashmiri students of the university were booked Friday for sedition for allegedly raising "anti-India" slogans and trying to hold a prayer meeting for Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manan Bashir

Oct 14, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
'Apologise': BJP attacks Congress after Navjot Singh Sidhu says Pakistan more relatable than Tamil Nadu

'Apologise': BJP attacks Congress after Navjot Singh Sidhu says Pakistan more relatable than Tamil Nadu

Sidhu had on Saturday said he found the culture in Pakistan more relatable than in Tamil Nadu. 

Oct 14, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Air quality remains poor in Delhi-NCR; firecracker companies uncertain ahead of festive season

Air quality remains poor in Delhi-NCR; firecracker companies uncertain ahead of festive season

The pollution levels in the national capital remains poor as of Sunday.

Oct 14, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
Odisha Police's SOG officer who led attack on Maoists awarded Ashok Chakra posthumously

Odisha Police's SOG officer who led attack on Maoists awarded Ashok Chakra posthumously

Ashok Chakra is the country's military award for valour, courage action and self-sacrifice. It is first in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards. 

Oct 14, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
BJP, RSS supporters use various measures in the name of Hindutva for votes: Mayawati

BJP, RSS supporters use various measures in the name of Hindutva for votes: Mayawati

Mayawati said BJP and RSS are raising the Ram temple issue with an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Oct 14, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along India-Pak border, perform 'shastra puja'

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along India-Pak border, perform 'shastra puja'

Singh will also perform the 'shastra puja' at the Border Out Post located at the forward areas.

Oct 14, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
Journalist beaten up by four miscreants outside his house in Mumbai

Journalist beaten up by four miscreants outside his house in Mumbai

He said that he was not attacked due to any last minute provocation and the miscreants were waiting for him outside his house.

Oct 14, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
India, China together will make difference to Asia: Chinese envoy

India, China together will make difference to Asia: Chinese envoy

Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu visited a Durga puja pandal.

Oct 14, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Yadav pari'war' in the open again: Mulayam Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna sides with chacha Shivpal Yadav

Yadav pari'war' in the open again: Mulayam Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna sides with chacha Shivpal Yadav

Shivpal had launched the Samajwadi Secular Morcha after quitting the Samajwadi Party in August this year.

Oct 14, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
#MeToo: MJ Akbar arrives home from Nigeria, says 'there will be a statement later'

#MeToo: MJ Akbar arrives home from Nigeria, says 'there will be a statement later'

MJ Akbar arrived home from Nigeria on Sunday morning.

Oct 14, 2018, 09:04 AM IST
Judge's wife shot at by armed guard in Gurugram succumbs to injuries

Judge's wife shot at by armed guard in Gurugram succumbs to injuries

 38-year-old Ritu along with her 18-year-old son was shot at by their gunman in Arcadia Market in Gurugram.

Oct 14, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
HAL regrets politicisation of its employees after Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on Rafale deal

HAL regrets politicisation of its employees after Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on Rafale deal

Congress has accused the Modi government of sidelining HAL while finalising the Rafale deal.

Oct 14, 2018, 08:00 AM IST
#MeToo: MJ Akbar returns to India today; PM Narendra Modi may take call on minister's fate

#MeToo: MJ Akbar returns to India today; PM Narendra Modi may take call on minister's fate

MJ Akbar has so far not responded to the allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

Oct 14, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
MJ Akbar, named in #MeToo, returns to India on Sunday; BJP likely to decide on minister's fate

MJ Akbar, named in #MeToo, returns to India on Sunday; BJP likely to decide on minister's fate

While the BJP has maintained a silence on the issue, the opposition has been demanding the minister's resignation.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:53 PM IST
Container ship damages jetty at JNPT near Mumbai

Container ship damages jetty at JNPT near Mumbai

A portion of the jetty at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port was damaged after a container ship hit it. 

Oct 13, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
Telangana: Over 2.73 crore voters in 2nd SSR of electoral rolls

Telangana: Over 2.73 crore voters in 2nd SSR of electoral rolls

The total number of voters in Telangana as per the second Special Summary Revision of electoral rolls with January 1, 2018 as qualifying date is 2,73,18,603.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:27 PM IST
12 killed in landslide in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha

12 killed in landslide in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha

The toll could increase further as three others are feared trapped under the debris.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:19 PM IST
Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may return to Goa on Sunday: Sources

Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may return to Goa on Sunday: Sources

Goa's ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is currently being treated for advanced pancreatic cancer at New Delhi`s AIIMS.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:17 PM IST
Pakistan goes for war mongering again, warns of '10 surgical strikes' if India carries out one

Pakistan goes for war mongering again, warns of '10 surgical strikes' if India carries out one

Major General Asif Ghafoor, spokesperson of Pakistan military's Inter Services Public Relations, stated this while talking to the media in London.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:02 PM IST

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