Delhi Anaj Mandi Fire LIVE: 43 Killed, 21 Critical After Massive Blaze; NDRF Team Arrives at Spot

Delhi Anaj Mandi Fire LIVE: At least 43 people have been reported dead and 21 are critical after a massive fire broke out at a six-storey factory in the Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road today morning when labourers were asleep inside, police said. Over 50 people were inside the factory operating from a residential…

Unnao Rape Victim’s Father Demands Hyderabad-like Encounter, Brother Says ‘Erase Their Names’

The Unnao woman, who had suffered 90 per cent burns died of a cardiac arrest at the Safdarjung Hospital on the same day, when the police shot dead the four men accused of the brutal gang rape and murder of a young vet in Hyderabad.   A day after the 23-year-old woman, who was set…

All Four Accused in Telangana Veterinarian’s Rape and Murder Case Killed in Encounter

The four accused were arrested two weeks ago for the gang-rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian, whose charred body was found near Shadnagar town.   Hyderabad/New Delhi: All four accused in Telangana veterinarian’s rape and murder case were killed in an encounter at 3:30am on Friday, Cyberabad police said. According to officials, the accused were…

Mumbai Police Arrest Three Directors of PMC Bank in Rs 4,355 Crore Scam Probe

The three arrested include Jagdish Mookhey, a member of the bank’s audit committee, Mukti Bavisi, a member of its loans and advances committee, and Trupti Bane, a part of the loan recovery committee,   Mumbai: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai Police on Tuesday arrested three directors of Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank…

Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: 15 Killed as Houses Collapse in Coimbatore Due to Downpour; Schools & Colleges Shut

Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: Schools and colleges are shut in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the Met department issued a flood alert after heavy rainfall in the state.   Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: Schools and colleges are shut in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the Met department issued a flood alert after heavy rainfall in…

Congress’s Nana Patole is Maharashtra Assembly Speaker After BJP Withdraws Candidate from Race

Patole, who comes from the OBC Kunabi community in Vidarbha region, was the first BJP MP to rebel against his party during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first term between 2014 and 2019.   Nana Patole, the candidate of the Sena-NCP-Congress combine for the post of the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, was elected unopposed on Sunday after…

‘BJP Ungraceful Loser, Ran Away from Floor Test’: Cong and NCP on Walkout During Thackeray Govt’s Trust Vote

The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance cleared the floor test with 169 votes in its favour. The BJP’s 105 MLAs walked out before head count began in the 288-member House.   Mumbai: The NCP and Congress on Saturday accused the BJP of being “ungraceful losers” and running away from the Assembly after the opposition party staged a walkout…

India, Japan Hold First ‘Two-Plus-Two’ Dialogue to Give Momentum to Special Strategic Partnership

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar led the Indian delegation while the Japanese side was headed by Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and Minister of Defence Taro Kono, officials said.   New Delhi: India and Japan on Saturday held their inaugural foreign and defence ministerial dialogue with an aim to give further momentum…

‘Not A Single Tree Will Be Cut’ Till Further Notice: Uddhav Thackeray Stays Work on Aarey Metro Car Shed Project

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court had extended the interim order by which it had stayed the further cutting of trees in Mumbai’s Aarey colony for setting up the Metro car shed.   New Delhi: A day after taking oath as Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced a stay on construction of metro car…

Maharashtra Floor Test LIVE Updates: Speaker Post & Confidence Vote on Mind, Maha Vikas Aghadi Leaders to Meet Shortly

Maharashtra Floor Test LIVE Updates: Day after formally taking charge of chief minister’s office, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray along with the Maha Vikas Aghadi government will face the floor test in the Assembly today. The three-party alliance is likely to have a smooth sail in the House as the ruling combine has claimed support…