Major reshuffle of police officers in UP

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 23:30

Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government late on Saturday effected a major rejig of the police administration, posting 22 new district police chiefs as well transferring an Inspector General of Police and three Deputy Inspector Generals of Police (DIG).


CA falls to death in Kolkata

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 23:12

Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman Chartered Accountant died after she fell from the 17th floor of a city high rise on Saturday, police said, adding they suspect that it was a case of suicide.


Senior citizen killed in water row, 4 held

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 22:30

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A senior citizen was on Saturday brutally beaten to death here after he intervened to stop a fight between his son and a neighbour over distribution of water from a tanker, police said. All the four accused, including a juvenile, have been taken into custody.


Jeetendra, facing sexual harassment charges, gets relief

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 21:16

Shimla, March 17 (IANS) In a major relief to veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, who is accused of sexually harassing his cousin, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Saturday stayed the state police investigation into the case.


JNUTA begins 'satyagrah', calls for three day varsity strike

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 21:08

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Saturday began its "satyagrah" protest against the administration's removal of seven Chairpersons and a Dean and said they would go on a fast and a three-day strike from Monday if the decision was not reversed.


Meghalaya CM calls on Modi, seeks central support

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 20:40

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time after unseating the Congress in the February 27 assembly elections.


Congress resolution promises to deter defections

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 20:30

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Plagued by defections in some poll-bound states, especially in the noortheast, the Congress on Saturday said that it will consider legislative disincentives to end the practice and also debar defectors from contesting elections for six years.


Punjab CM dismisses Kejriwal's apology as 'antic'

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 20:22

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday dismissed as "an antic" his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal's apology to Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia.