Uttarakhand: Forensic evidence gathered from Vanatara Resort before bulldozer action, assures DIG in Ankita Bhandari case

The Uttarakhand Police, which is probing the horrific Ankita Bhandari murder, said on Monday that a forensic team had already collected evidence from accused Pulkit Arya’s Vanatara resort in Rishikesh before illegal constructions at the site were demolished through bulldozer action. “Even before the bulldozers started on Vanatara Resort, the […]

Kingpin of psychotropic tablets case arrested, 100 kg tablets of tramadol worth Rs 50 lakh seized

The kingpin of the psychotropic tablet case was arrested by a narcotics team on September 23, informed the Delhi Police today. The accused has been identified as Vimlesh Das, a native of Bihar. He was apprehended from his rented residence in Delhi. In the instance of the accused total of 104.112 kgs Tramadol (worth Rs 50 lakhs) was recovered from […]

Businessman dies by suicide in Mumbai, police suspect financial reasons

A businessman in Mumbai allegedly committed suicide by hanging at his residence on Sunday, said the police. The deceased has been identified as 47-year-old businessman Ashok Mohnani, who used to live in the Kurla area of Mumbai. As per the police, the businessman had incurred losses in his business and he had also taken loans of more than Rs 10 […]

‘Hindu’ a geo-cultural identity, synonymous with ‘Bharatiya’, says Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat, while stating that there is “no particular definition of Hindu”, said that the terms “Bharatiya” (Indian) and “Hindu” are synonyms, and added that it (Hindu) is a “geo-cultural identity”. Bhagwat said that India had lost its freedom in the past because of “forgetting” its […]

Ghulam Nabi Azad announces his new outfit ‘Democratic Azad Party’ ahead of J-K polls

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday announced that his new political outfit will be named as ‘Democratic Azad Party’. The development comes exactly a month after Azad resigned from the Congress party. Announcing the name of the new party at a press conference here, Azad […]

Rajasthan: Congress committee urges Sonia Gandhi to pull Ashok Gehlot out of party president race

With the deepening political crisis in Rajasthan over the appointment of Ashok Gehlot’s successor, Congress Working Committee members have demanded from Sonia Gandhi to pull the state chief minister out of the race for the party chief and select another candidate for the top post, sources said on Monday. Miffed […]

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC notice to TN, Centre on pleas of Nalini, Ravichandran seeking release

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Tamil Nadu government and the Centre on the pleas of Nalini Sriharan and P Ravichandran, convicts, who are serving life imprisonment in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and seeking release from the prison-like fellow convict AG […]

Congress has never allowed ‘conditional resolutions’: Maken’s message to rebel Rajasthan MLAs

Congress leader and observer for Rajasthan, Ajay Maken on Monday dubbed the “unofficial” meeting conducted by state minister Shanti Dhariwal with the rebel MLAs of the Ashok Gehlot camp an “indisciplined move”, while also stating that the party has never allowed “conditional resolutions” to take place, as against the demands […]