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  • Salman Khan's 'hit and run' case trial to restart from September 24 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Following the production of the "missing" case papers in the Salman Khan hit-and-run case, the trial against the actor will resume before the sessions court here from Sep 24. The prosecution Friday informed the court that all the original documents - barring one - pertaining to witness statements and case...
  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Missing documents found August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai police have heaved a sigh of relief with the missing documents pertaining to the 2002 hit-and-run case against actor Salman Khan being found at Bandra police station. The documents were found on Tuesday at Bandra police station, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said. "We have initiated an inquiry as...
  • Hit-and-run case: Car rams into rickshaw pullers asleep on footpath August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a hit-and-run case in the national capital, a car hit 6 cycle rickshaw riders who were asleep on the footpath at Inderlok in North Delhi in the wee hours of Saturday. While the car driver abandoned the car after the accident, all the 56 injured were admitted...
  • Salman Khan hit and run case: Case diary goes missing August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: In a new twist in the Salman Khan hit and run case, the Mumbai Police has told the court that the case diary has gone missing. This is in addition to 55 of the 63 case related documents which are missing. The police informed the court of this issue...
  • Rs 2.5 crore allotted to each disaster-hit district of Uttarakhand August 17, 2014

    The Uttarakhand government has allocated Rs 2.5 crore each for the development of infrastructural facilities in disaster-hit districts of the state. A decision to this effect was taken by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat after he held consultations with the District Magistrates of Pauri, Chamoli, Tehri, Pithoragarh and Rudraprayag on Sunday...
  • New life for song dubbed 'viral hit of WWI' August 11, 2014

    London: A century ago, British soldiers marched off to fight in World War I to a cheerful, bittersweet tune urging them to "Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile!" Now veterans, military families and serving soldiers have taken to the choir stands to give the...
  • Scanty rainfall: Aid to 8 scarcity-hit districts to continue till August 15 August 5, 2014

    The Rajasthan government on Monday said in view of scanty rainfall, the assistance and grants being provided to eight scarcity-hit districts will continue till August 15. Ajmer, Barmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Nagaur, Jodhpur and Pali districts have been earlier declared scarcity-hit, a spokesman said quoting a government notification. In view of poor...
  • Saharanpur riots: Situation fully under control, says Home Minister July 28, 2014

    Curfew was relaxed on Monday for four hours in violence-hit Saharanpur to allow people to get their daily needs even as district authorities struggled hard to contain trouble-mongers. As the situation has shown improvement, curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the new city and from 3...
  • Medak: Protests break out at accident site where 17 children were killed July 25, 2014

    Medak (Telangana): Protests broke out at the site of a horrific accident in Medak district of Telangana in which 17 school children were killed. The bus driver and cleaner, were also killed when Nanded-Secunderabad Passenger train collided with the bus on the railway track at around 9 AM on Thursday. The...
  • Ahmedabad: Two dead, four injured in a hit and run case July 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Two people were killed when a car ran over some people sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad. Four others were also injured in the accident. The incident took place in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. More details of the accident are awaited. ...
  • Four Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kondagaon district June 26, 2014

    Four Maoists on Thursday surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kondagaon district, the police said. The Maoist cadres, including a couple, said that they were disappointed by "ill treatment" of lower rank cadres by senior leaders from Andhra Pradesh and their "exploitation" of tribal women as well as extortion from villagers, Kondagaon Additional...
  • Missing witness statements delay Salman Khan accident case hearing June 26, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after a witness turned hostile in the Salman Khan accident case retrial, police statements of two witnesses were Wednesday reported to be "untraceable" which led to the case being adjourned for a month to July 25. The prosecution informed Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande that the original police statements...
  • Witness turns hostile in Salman Khan's hit-and-run case June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman Khan today retracted his police statement in a court, saying he had not said that the actor had got down from the driver's seat of his vehicle and ran away after the accident occurred in suburban Bandra. "My statement recorded by...
  • Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan appears in court, another witness identifies him June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan appeared in court on Monday for his hearing in the hit and run case that the Bollywood actor was implicated in the year 2002. The prosecution witness has identified Salman Khan and said he saw him getting out of the car after the accident. A bar...
  • HC extends relief granted to Salman Khan regarding TV programme June 2, 2014

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Monday extended the interim relief granted to Bollywood actor Salman Khan by restraining a private news channel from airing a programme on the hit-and-run case in which he is an accused and facing a trial. The court, on May 30, had restrained the English...
  • HC stops TV channels from showing Salman's hit-and-run case May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Television channels have been restrained by the Bombay high Court from telecasting any programme on the hit and run case involving actor Salman Khan or publishing its contents on the Internet. The order was passed by Justice S C Gupte yesterday on Salman's application pleading that allegations made in the...
  • 2,869 villages declared scarcity hit in Rajasthan May 23, 2014

    The Government of Rajasthan on Friday declared 2,869 villages in 21 districts as scarcity hit in view of Rabi crop-2014 assessment in the state, an official said in Jaipur. Jhalawar district has the most villages at 869, followed by Dausa 106, and Alwar 100, the official said. Land revenue tax in...
  • Hit and run case: 4th witness identifies Salman, says he ordered drinks May 19, 2014

    Mumbai: In more trouble for actor Salman Khan, the fourth witness in the 2002 hit and run case has identified the actor and said that Salman had ordered drinks that night. The witness, who worked at a bar, claimed that Salman along with his friends had ordered drinks that night. Three...
  • LS polls: People brave threats to vote in UP's Maoist-hit areas May 12, 2014

    Thousands of people Monday braved threats to vote in three Maoist-affected parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the last round of India's general election, officials said. Over 46 percent voting took place in Mirzapur, Chandauli and Robertsganj. In Robertsganj, around 43 percent votes were cast by 3 p.m, while in Mirzapur, a...
  • News 360: BCCI suspends RCA over Lalit Modi's election as its president May 6, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. In an interview to CNN-IBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint a committee...
  • Snapshot: Salman Khan spotted at a sessions court in Mumbai May 6, 2014

    Dressed in a white and blue shirt, sporting a french beard, Salman Khan appeared for the hearing of the hit and run case that he was involved in 2002. Keeping to himself, Salman refused to speak to the press present. The actor has been identified by two of the prosecution...
  • 2002 hit and run case: Witness identifies Salman Khan as getting out of the car from the driver's side May 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan has been identified by two of the prosecution witnesses in the 2002 hit and run case. Importantly one of the two said that he saw the actor exit the vehicle from the drivers side. Salman Khan deposed before the court on Tuesday after his exemption expired...
  • Retrial begins in Salman Khan hit-and-run case April 29, 2014

    Mumbai: A sessions court Monday began the retrial in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, with the partial deposition of witnesses. The witnesses included Samba Gowda who had drawn the list of articles (panchnama) seized by police on the day of the incident, Sep 28, 2002. Gowda informed public...
  • Johnny Depp not required to testify at a murder trial after lawyers concurred he wasn't in a relationship with accused April 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp will no longer be required to testify at a murder trial after lawyers concurred that he was not in a relationship with the accused. Nancy Lekon was accused of killing a pedestrian with her car in 2009, and she has pleaded not guilty by the court...
  • Odisha: Security stepped up for polling in Maoist-hit areas April 9, 2014

    With over 50 of the 70 Assembly seats going to polls on Thursday in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha, the Election Commission has stepped up security measures with 156 companies of central paramilitary forces and around 27,000 policemen besides three helicopters. Maoists have given a poll boycott call in certain pockets. Altogether...
  • Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan's re-trial deferred to April 28 April 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The re-trial in the hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan was on Tuesday deferred till April 28 by a sessions court as the prosecution sought time to produce witnesses in view of police deployment on election duty. Investigating officer Rajendra Kane informed the court that police were deployed on election...
  • e Lounge: Bombay HC questions parole extension granted to Sanjay Dutt February 26, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • Salman Khan hit and run case: Fresh trial to begin from March 26 February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Fresh trial in the Salman Khan 2002 hit and run case will begin from March 26, 2014. A Mumbai session court on Tuesday fixed the date for the fresh trail. The persecution has submitted a list of 17 witnesses, who will be examined and cross-examined again. This comes after a...
  • Vijay Yesudas, M Jayachandran bag Hit Maker Award February 23, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Noted playback singer Vijay Yesudas and music composer M Jayachandran will share the 'Hit Maker Award', instituted by Eanam-Swaralaya for their steady outstanding performances in the last five years. They would receive a cash award of Rs 50,000 each, plaque and citation, Eanam International Chairman...
  • Mumbai hit-and-run: Accused out on bail, police await medical reports February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: A 65-year-old man was killed and six others left wounded after the driver of a Maruti Esteem car lost control and rammed into bystanders in Mumbai's Kandivali area. A CCTV footage captured the tragic incident and it shows the driver abandoning the car after its tyre punctured. The driver was...