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  India   All India  08 May 2018

India, All india, 08 May 2018

Alarmed at turn of events, J&K CM calls all-party-meet to discuss Kashmir situation

Official sources said Mehbooba Mufti is deeply concerned at turn of events and discussed the situation with govt functionaries.

08 May 2018 9:41 PM

Odisha woman loses home 6 months ago, forced to deliver baby in culvert

Pramila Tiria did not receive any govt aid when she lost a roof over her head when her home was destroyed by an elephant 6 months ago.

08 May 2018 9:15 PM

In Assam, retired teacher speaks on poor roads, Union Minister cuts him off

Union Minister Rajen Gohain termed the teacher's allegations as 'utter nonsense' and also questioned his intentions to bring up the issue.

08 May 2018 9:00 PM

RJD chief Lalu Yadav seeks 5-day parole to attend son Tej Pratap’s wedding

Tej Pratap Yadav will be tying the knot with Aishwarya Rai, daughter of party legislator Chandrika Rai, on May 12 in Patna.

08 May 2018 8:29 PM

Congress' CJI impeachment fiasco will hurt them in K'taka polls: Jaitley

'The Congress Party was looking for a friendly pitch to bowl on,' Jaitley, who himself is an eminent lawyer said in a Facebook post.

08 May 2018 8:19 PM


In India, boy victims of sex crimes don't get talked about

In the meantime, the minimum punishment for raping a boy is 10 years in jail, compared with 20 years for assaults on girls under 16.

08 May 2018 8:11 PM

Outrage in J&K over Chennai tourist's death in stone-pelting

22-year-old R Thirumani who was admitted to hospital with serious injuries on Monday morning, slipped into coma and died in the evening.

08 May 2018 7:36 PM

Speeches can’t fill empty stomachs, Sonia Gandhi slams PM Modi in K'taka

Addressing a rally at Bijapur, Sonia Gandhi expressed confidence that people of Karnataka will re-elect Congress.

08 May 2018 7:08 PM

UP police to integrate women helplines for quicker response

Women helpline (1090), anti-romeo squad and UP-100 services will come together besides fast-tracking trial of cases under the POCSO Act.

08 May 2018 6:41 PM

Kerala: Coolie uses free rail WiFi to prepare for civil services, clears exam

Sreenath K has been earning his livelihood carrying heavy luggage at Ernakulam Junction in Kerala for the past 5 years.

08 May 2018 6:32 PM


Chattisgarh: Villagers forced to walk over 5 km for water as borewells go dry

Despite the presence of borewells in the area, villagers have to walk for at least five to six kilometres on a daily basis to fetch water.

08 May 2018 5:26 PM

3 minor girls abducted by PLFI released in Jharkhand's Khunti

The 3 girls were abducted when they had gone along with friends to area for birthday party on April 14.

08 May 2018 5:25 PM

Unnao rape: Accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar shifted to Sitapur jail

MLA Kuldeep Sengar was shifted after the victim's family appealed the Allahabad HC to shift him to another jail citing security reasons.

08 May 2018 5:08 PM

Indian Railways magazine goes pink, dedicates May edition to women staff

The magazine turns spotlight on women TTEs and testimonials from them on working with the national transporter.

08 May 2018 4:20 PM

For Congress, not people but family mean everything: Narendra Modi

Modi also said, 'Those who are born with a golden spoon, never understand the difficulties of poor.'

08 May 2018 4:02 PM


Centre will bring ordinance if SC ‘dilutes’ SC/ST act: Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the government is committed (for the welfare of SC/ST).

08 May 2018 3:34 PM

Indian Army to create special cadre to grant permanent commission to women

The grant is being considered for segments including cyber and IT, corps of military police and various posts in service selection board.

08 May 2018 2:24 PM

Cong planning to blame EVMs for their defeat in K'taka, says Modi

PM said, 'It is Congress that did not allow law on Triple Talaq to be passed. How can they even talk about women empowerment.'

08 May 2018 2:22 PM

UP man carries wife's body on shoulder after being denied hearse

The Badaun district hospital said that it has two hearse vans which are provided to anyone who asks for it.

08 May 2018 2:10 PM

Lifeline Express: A messiah on wheels brings hope for India's poorest

It spends about a month in a district before moving on to a new destination, filling a critical gap in the country's public health system.

08 May 2018 1:35 PM