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  India   All India  17 Oct 2018

India, All india, 17 Oct 2018

MJ Akbar's resignation ‘victory of truth’, says Congress

Priyanka Chaturvedi said she saluted those women who stood on their charges against minister bravely despite 'brazen' stance taken by govt.

17 Oct 2018 9:38 PM

A good decision: Ramdas Athawale on colleague MJ Akbar's resignation

The Minister of State for Social Justice also said the law will take its own course if Akbar was found guilty 'in an enquiry'.

17 Oct 2018 9:15 PM

With 'thank you' message, school owner gets parcel bomb in gift box

The bomb, made with gelatin sticks and a detonator switch and packed in a gift box, was delivered by a courier to the school owner.

17 Oct 2018 8:55 PM

‘Feel vindicated’: Journalists who accused MJ Akbar welcome his resignation

Priya Ramani, against whom Akbar has filed defamation case, said she looked forward to day when she would get justice in court.

17 Oct 2018 8:51 PM

Sabarimala Temple opens amid tension, no woman from ‘banned’ age group

Despite SC verdict, no women from 'banned' age group could make it to Sabarimala's precincts due to violent protests.

17 Oct 2018 8:36 PM


Rape accused bishop arrives in Jalandhar, supporters shower rose petals on him

Mulakkal smiled as followers showered rose petals on him. Till a few weeks ago, he held charge as the bishop of the Jalandhar diocese.

17 Oct 2018 8:05 PM

Modi govt allowed 'good friends', 'cronies' to loot public banks: Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury said in the Modi regime, farmers and the poor are 'harassed' for measly amounts.

17 Oct 2018 7:58 PM

Zika cases rise to 86 in Jaipur; Centre sends ICMR team for vector control

Of the total affected 86 people, 23 are pregnant women, said a health ministry official.

17 Oct 2018 7:37 PM

Women activists welcome Akbar's resignation; call it victory for India's #MeToo

Akbar stepped down Wednesday following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as editor of several publications.

17 Oct 2018 7:22 PM

Godman Rampal, in jail for murder, gets life imprisonment in another case

Rampal and some of his followers had been charged with murder, wrongful confinement of people and criminal conspiracy.

17 Oct 2018 6:53 PM


‘Chaal, Charitra, Chehra’ exposed: AAP praises women who ‘forced’ Akbar to resign

Reacting to Akbar's resignation, AAP spokesperson said the action was 'not sufficient' and demanded criminal proceedings against him.

17 Oct 2018 6:40 PM

Manvendra Singh joins Congress, party hopes to get Rajput votes in Rajasthan polls

The Congress believes Manvendra Singh will help bring Rajput votes to the party in the December 7 Rajasthan elections, party leaders said.

17 Oct 2018 6:28 PM

Slash cap on anonymous donations to parties from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2000: EC asks govt

There is no constitutional or statutory prohibition on receipt of anonymous donations by political parties.

17 Oct 2018 6:25 PM

Court to hear MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case tomorrow

Akbar on Wednesday tendered his resignation as Minister of State for External Affairs.

17 Oct 2018 6:16 PM

‘Appropriate to step down, challenge false charges’: MJ Akbar’s full statement

MJ Akbar resigned from his post of Minister of State External Affairs on Wednesday.

17 Oct 2018 5:43 PM


#MeToo: Union Minister MJ Akbar resigns over sex harassment charges

MJ Akbar resigned from his post of Minister of State External Affairs.

17 Oct 2018 5:01 PM

ED registers case under PMLA in Muzaffarpur shelter home case

The Enforcement Directorate, they said, will soon issue summons to the accused including the shelter home owner Brajesh Thakur.

17 Oct 2018 4:54 PM

PNB fraud: Assets worth Rs 218 cr of Mehul Choksi, other accused seized

ED said 3 provisional orders under PMLA were issued by its zonal office for attachment of properties in India and abroad.

17 Oct 2018 4:46 PM

‘Man in pink pants showed gun, said will kill you’: Victim in police complaint

Three teams of Delhi Police are in Lucknow to trace accused Ashish Pandey, who is missing since the video of incident went viral.

17 Oct 2018 3:10 PM

Women journalists attacked near Sabarimala despite police presence

Journalists were attacked at Pamba by anti-women protesters when they had gone to cover agitations near Sabarimala temple.

17 Oct 2018 3:02 PM