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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court awards death penalty to convict, life term to another

The two were convicted on November 15 for killing two Sikh youths in Delhi's Mahipalpur area after the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Chandigarh: Three BJP workers injured in firing during birthday bash of Kirron Kher’s political adviser

The political adviser Sehdev Salaria said, "I left the party venue around 12.15 am and the incident took place after that. I spoke with the Chandigarh SSP, who assured that assailants will be arrested shortly."

New Madras High Court judge takes oath

Pugalenthi, who was the additional advocate general of Tamil Nadu in the Madurai Bench of the high court, had been appointed as judge by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday.

Artificial rain likely this week to clear air in Delhi of pollutants

Delhi's air quality has deteriorated to alarming levels in the past three weeks. Cloud seeding for artificial rain would be done once the meteorological conditions are stable, a senior official said.

Air hostess ‘suicide’ case: Delhi HC grants bail to in-laws

Anissia, who worked with a German airline, allegedly jumped off the terrace of her house on July 13, after sending a message to her friend and husband that she was ending her life.

Elgaar parishad case: With charge sheet, Surendra Gadling demands copy of ‘electronic data seized by cops’

Chargesheet incomplete without the data and that’s ground for bail, says accused.

An event to help kids discover the glory of Pune’s once-majestic wadas

A couple from the city has organised an event to acquaint children with the culture of wadas, structures built during the Peshwa rule that were the seat of great economic, political and cultural importance.

With sticks in their hands, woman Jain monks in Surat train thrice a week for self defence

The training sessions that began Monday have been initiated after increasing incidents of sexual harassment against the female monks.

Chandigarh: Man dies after falling into 20-feet-deep pit in Derabassi

An enclosure was built around the roadside pit to cover it, but Vikas Kumar misunderstood it for a washroom and entered it, which led to the fall. President of Derabassi Municipal Corporation Mukesh Gandhi said that he marked an inquiry.

West Bengal: Woman judge assaulted during Jagadhatri Puja immersion procession, say cops

The incident took place when Chandrani Chakraborty, third judicial magistrate of Chandannagar Court, was travelling in her official car with her husband and two security guards.

Kolkata: Tipu Sultan’s descendants to celebrate the ruler’s birthday

Last year, a controversy erupted after Karnataka government decided to observe Tipu Jayanti to mark his birthday, as right-wing organisations protested against the move and even called for a bandh.

Winter session begins: Maharashtra government tables Rs 20,323-crore supplementary demands

From drought mitigation plans to implementing the Maratha reservation, the government made additional budgetary provisions through the supplementary demands. The maximum funds, worth Rs 2,200 crore, have been incurred for drought relief to farmers for kharif crop loss.


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