The NRC was last updated in Assam in 1951. Then it had recorded 80 lakh citizens in the state.
Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani announced Saturday that the mountain lines where trains are currently pulled by diesel engines will instead host steam engines.
The 11 trackmen were handed a memo for dismissal under Rule 14 (II) of Railway Servants (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1968, after the accident.
The proposed change will enable the state governments in these places to designate a commercial court with pecuniary jurisdiction not less than Rs 3 lakh and not more than Rs 1 crore.
Traders claim that this is “Pakistan’s way of unofficially banning” Indian produce to suit the interest of its own farmers, since it is tied by WTO norms and can’t do it officially.
In one of the cases, registered on August 3, a woman told the Delhi Police that about Rs 40,000 was withdrawn from her mother’s account. The complainant alleged that her mother was contacted by a person posing as an SBI official, who asked for her PAN card details and account details.
Lawyer Amir Aziz opposed the bail. “It is curious that the investigating officer himself conceded that Kaluram did not have any active role. If so, why was he arrested in the first place?" he asked.
One CRPF personnel was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly sexually harassing students of a government school in Chhattisgarh’s Palnar on July 31. Another CRPF personnel wanted in the case went on leave two days after the incident, and a warrant has been issued against him.
Barala addressed the media for about three minutes and said, “The moment I learnt that Chandigarh Police wanted Vikas to appear before them as part of the investigation, I asked him to abide by it.
Chandigarh Police also informed the MHA that two PCR vans intercepted the white Tata Safari, in which the accused were travelling, following a brief chase on the midnight of August 5 after the police received a call from Varnika, the report said.
The CPI(M)-RSS violence in Kannur can be traced to the 1960s when workers of beedi factories struck work. With beedi workers forming the vanguard of the communist movement in the region, the factory owners called in the Jana Sangh-RSS, which had a base in neighbouring Mangalore.
In Kannur, Ground Zero of the political turf war in Kerala, The Indian Express tracks down the victims of killings over last three years
An IT professional was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stalking a woman in Mumbai late Monday night. The accused, identified as Nitesh Sharma, 37, allegedly followed the woman, who works as a fashion designer, for nearly 45 minutes, before turning up at her doorstep.
Ahmed has claimed that the lawmaker had asked his guards to shoot him. Hussain denied the allegations. He said Ahmed had blocked a road by parking his vehicle in the middle of a bridge. Hussain claimed that Ahmed argued when asked to clear the way.
Following the incident, which took place at northwest Delhi’s Wazirpur on Sunday, police have registered a case under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder) and (attempt to rape). The woman alleged that the accused had tried to force himself on her in the past.
Chennai-resident Mustafa, who was arrested on July 12, was released on Saturday after Investigating Officer Satish Rana told the court that he was not involved in any “terrorist activity”.
The alleged incident took place on July 31. A five-member district-level committee was constituted to look into the allegations, after which a case was registered on Monday. AAP tribal leader Soni Sori alleged that the district administration and the police were hushing up the matter.
Calling Bhatti’s comments “disgraceful”, BJP MP Kirron Kher told The Indian Express, “Every girl or boy is free to move out anytime of night. Let us not divert this into medieval mindsets.” Bhatti later said he had made a comment in the context of women’s safety at night
A Chandigarh-based rights lawyer also said he would move the HC seeking a CBI probe and immediate arrest of the accused. Chandigarh Police has come under criticism for booking the accused under bailable charges.
The Congress Monday accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of trying to “hush up” the issue surrounding the stalking of a woman in Chandigarh. Congress alleged that police was being pressured and released videos of senior police officer to back its charge.
Chandigarh stalking case: Determined to fight the case of stalking of her daughter to the end, senior Haryana-cadre IAS officer V S Kundu on Monday said that "supporters of criminals" have started a campaign aimed at "character assassination" of his daughter.
A group of fraudsters are active in the rural areas of the Balachaur sub-division of Nawanshahr district, say residents. They ask people to fill a form purportedly under ‘Beti Bachao beti padhao’ programme of the government and get an ‘aid’ of Rs 2 lakh.
Police has seized banned notes worth Rs 18.60 lakh from Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu and a case has been lodged. The old Rs 500 and 1000 notes were demonetised in November last year and new Rs 500 and 2000 notes were introduced.
"Bovine smugglers killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and threw the skeletons after packing the flesh in a truck," Senior Superintendent of Police Chandra Prakash said. The smugglers also fired at villagers when they were trying to flee from the spot, he said.
Two of the auto occupants, K Sulochana (45) and S Mariymma (53), died on the spot. Both women, residents of Mamnoor town, were employed as sanitation workers with the Greater Municipal Corporation of Warangal, a police officer said.
The US company, through its employees and agents, and those of its wholly-owned subsidiary in India, paid approximately Rs 6.7 crore in bribes to government officials in India, resulting in approximately USD four million in net profit.
The issue of policemen's involvement in protecting liquor mafia was probed by Superintendent of Police (West) who in its report found them guilty of the charge, DIG Rajesh Kumar said. Three policemen who were dismissed by the DIG of Police, Central Range, Patna.
Additional Sessions Judge noted that the girl, was 17-year-old at the time of the incident in 2015 and the allegations against the man could not be proved and the forensic report concluded that he was not the biological father of the foetus.
The court upheld his conviction for the offences of causing death by negligence, rash driving, causing grievous hurt by an act endangering life of others under the IPC and under the Motor Vehicles Act. It also said the medical evidence has corroborated the prosecution version.
The burglars also stole a double-barrelled gun from the steel cabinet inside the strongroom of the bank. However, the iron chest that housed the cash reserves of the bank was left untouched.
Sameer Ji Kumar was killed by special police officer (SPO) Aijaz Ahmad after the constable resorted to an unnatural sexual act with him. Ahmad confessed to his crime and said that during their visit to Pahalgam on May 14, Kumar had sodomised him and also threatened him that he will disclose it to their colleagues
The accused also allegedly threw woman's six-month-old daughter off an auto rickshaw that led to the child's death last week. A case under relevant section of murder, molestation and common intent against unknown persons has been reportedly registered.
Ngawang Tsundue, one of the accused wanted to exact revenge from Cheepa after his marriage with the latter's daughter ended up in divorce and knew that stealing the idol would earn him a huge amount and it will also tarnish Cheepa's name.
Woman gangraped in Gurugram: Three men in an auto-rickshaw sexually assaulted her on the old Khandsa road in Gurugram, close to the Delhi-Gurugram expressway on May 29. The woman also said that one of them threw her daughter on the ground after which she died.
The agency uncovered the activities of the gang during its probe in another bribery case in which a fake id card was found with DSP Neeraj Agarwal. Tiwari allegedly confessed during questioning that the identity card was issued to him by Gulzari Lal.
The man has been arrested while police are looking for his wife.