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Eight-year-old Dalit student found dead, rape suspected

The deceased, a Class III student, was missing since Tuesday night and her body was found in a mustard field in her village on Wednesday. Prima facie, the girl was strangulated and she was also raped, a police officer said.

Constable crushed to death by drunk IRB jawan in Jharkhand

The incident occurred Wednesday night near Kaju Pahar under the Paljhori police station when a vehicle checking drive was on. Mandal, who was allegedly in an inebriated state, ran over the police constable Sanjeev Kumar, injuring him seriously, Naithany said.

325 inmates from Muzaffarnagar jail to be shifted to Noida prison

The district authorities recommended this to reduce the burden on the prison, Jail Superintendent A K Saxena said.

Jharkhand CM announces entire state as open defecation free

The ODF target for the state was October 2, 2019, but Jharkhand has achieved it a year in advance, Das said at the Statehood Day function here.

Rameswaram: Iron rope of Pamban bridge snaps, one injured; vessel traffic hit

Constructed in one of the most corrosive environments of the world, the bridge needs continuous maintenance of its metallic parts.

Chhattisgarh: 6 injured as Maoists blow up truck ferrying security men after poll duty

On Monday, polling was held amid tight security in 18 constituencies in eight Naxal-affected districts of the state. The rest 72 seats will go to polls on November 20 and the counting of votes will be held on December 11.

Agra: Monkey snatches infant from mother, kills him

Eco-activist Shravan Kumar said monkeys are turning aggressive as their natural habitats have been destroyed and green cover is steadily shrinking.

Fire breaks out at theatre in Visakhapatnam, 5 fire tenders rushed to spot

A fire broke out at Sri Kanya Cinema Hall in Gajuwaka area today morning. No casualties have been reported as of now.

Shamli: Class IX boy kills 15-yr-old

The murder is suspected to be a fallout of an altercation that took place around a month ago between Prayanshu and the accused while they were playing. As per preliminary investigation, Prayanshu had allegedly thrashed the accused during the argument, said police

Chhota Udepur: 16-yr-old ‘raped’ by friend’s cousin tries to commit suicide

Though the police said that the complainant’s friend knew about the incident, she told the police that no one raped her.

Jawan, driver killed after van hits truck in Kutch

Police have booked the unidentified driver of the truck trailer for causing death by negligence and rash driving

This monsoon, Mahabaleshwar gets more rain than Cherrapunji

Known as one of the wettest places on earth, Cherrapunji has, however, received below normal rain this year