Menace

  • Sukma Naxal attack: Full might of Indian state must confront Maoists, says Arun Jaitley 14-03-2014 05:16 PM

    In the backdrop of the killing of15 security personnel and a civilian in a Naxal attack inSukma district of BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh, senior party leaderArun Jaitley on Friday demanded that the "full might" of Indianstate must be put in force to confront Maoists. The Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Jaitley...
  • Holi menace in Mumbai continues, woman hit with water balloon injures her eye 13-03-2014 04:18 PM

    Mumbai: The Holi menace continues in Mumbai. A woman who was travelling in a local train injured her eye after she was hit by a water balloon. The incident happened in Bhayandar. A case has been registered against unkown persons. Throwing water balloons at passengers in moving trains is common...
  • Rahul Gandhi condemns Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, calls it a 'senseless act of violence' 11-03-2014 09:39 PM

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed as a "senseless act of violence" the Maoist attack on security personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Condemning the ambush, Gandhi offered his condolences to the families of the security men who lost their lives and said his thoughts and prayers were with...
  • Local police, CRPF's blatant violation of procedures led to the Naxal attack: Officials 11-03-2014 09:32 PM

    The 48-member joint team of CRPFand local police in Chhattisgarh, which was ambushed by Naxals on Tuesday, had blatantly violated laid down Standard OperatingProcedures (SoPs) that led to the daring daytime attack. The team, mandated to guard the workers engaged inconstruction of a road in Sukma district, used to visit...
  • Bombay High Court to hear PIL on potholes today 04-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: A PIL on potholes is likely to come up in the Mumbai HC today. The BMC is expected to file details of records available with them before the court. This comes after Mumbai high court took cognizance of the bad conditions of roads due to potholes in Mumbai, Thane...
  • Dengue menace: Fogging machines available in your area or not, check online, says SDMC 01-10-2013 07:53 AM

    The South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Monday decided to make the location of fogging machines available online in a bid to effectively combat dengue, SDMC Mayor said. Mayor Sarita Chaudhary took this decision after an emergency meeting with the SDMC Commissioner, MHO and other senior officials of Public Health Department...
  • Pothole menace: Bombay HC issues notice to Maharashtra govt, BMC 29-07-2013 07:50 PM

    Mumbai: Taking a suo motu notice of potholes in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district, the Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to the Maharashtra government, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC). CNN-IBN had been running a campaign against the pothole menace in Maharashtra after...
  • Mumbai pothole menace: MNS workers release BMC officials who were held captive 23-07-2013 06:41 PM

    Mumbai: BMC officials, who were held captive by MNS workers over pothole menace in Mumbai, have been released after the state municipal body provided written assurances that the potholes would be fixed once the rain stops. The BMC has also promised to take action against all erring contractors. MNS workers...
  • Mumbai pothole menace: MNS workers hold BMC officials captive 23-07-2013 04:31 PM

    Mumbai: MNS workers in Mumbai have held BMC officials captive in Mumbai over pothole menace in the city on Tuesday. The MNS workers said that they will not let the BMC official go until the potholes in Dadar are fixed. The MNS claims that complaints about potholes have gone unheeded...
  • Son tops CBSE exam as father takes on Naxals in C'garh 29-05-2013 06:59 PM

    Raipur: As his father takes on the Naxals in Chhattisgarh, Sopan Khosla has scored his own victory. Son of a senior paramilitary official undertaking anti-Naxal operations in the state, Sopan has topped the CBSE Class 12th exams in the Science stream with 99 per cent marks. The student, whose father...
  • Need to fight Naxal menace unitedly, says BJP 28-05-2013 01:55 AM

    New Delhi: With Chhattisgarh government under attack for failing to provide adequate security to Congress leaders killed in Saturday's Naxal attack, BJP on Monday said there was a need to fight the menace unitedly by rising above political lines. The BJP Parliamentary Board, which met here this evening, also decided...
  • Naxal attack: NIA to begin investigations 27-05-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency's (NIA) teams are expected to reach Darba Ghati on Monday to begin their probe in the deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh that killed 24 people and left 27 injured. What the NIA needs to probe now is why the Congress' rally route was changed at...
  • Centre, states should draw strategy to end Naxal menace 27-05-2013 02:36 AM

    Seoni/Chhindwara: Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs, Kamal Nath, said in Seoni on Sunday that both the Centre and the states should jointly draw a strategy to end the Naxal menace in the country. "Both the Centre and the State should jointly draw a solid strategy to end...
  • Maoist menace will soon be under control in Odisha: DGP 03-05-2013 02:44 AM

    Koraput: Optimistic of bringing the Maoist menace under control to a great extent in Odisha soon, Director General of Police (DGP) Prakash Mishra on Thursday appealed to the president of Naxal outfit Chasi Muliya Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) Nachika Linga to surrender. "Linga is not going to achieve anything through violence....
  • 'Tigerman' takes on monkeys at Bangalore University 27-11-2012 08:46 AM

    Bangalore: Authorities in the Bangalore University have been using the help of a tiger to get rid of the monkey menace. H Jagadeesh, a gardener at the Bangalore University, dresses like a tiger and in his majestic stripes, goes around trying to scare away the monkeys that have become a...
  • CJ fights against illegal sale of liquor 28-05-2011 11:10 PM

    CJ Surinder Singh Khatri fights against illegal sale of liquor in his village. ...
  • Dirty Delhi may face mosquito menace again 05-04-2011 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: This is the time of the year when mosquito breeding needs to be under check, as May usually is the worst month in Delhi when it comes to malaria or dengue. It's a huge task at hand for Delhi's municipal corporation, that has just begun its anti-mosquito breeding...
  • British PM to end 'rat race' at Downing Street 25-01-2011 07:03 PM

    London: It seems that Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is determined to put an end to 'rat race' at 10 Downing Street -- he's planning to recruit a cat to get rid of the menace. "We are making inquiries about getting a cat but we have to be sure that...
  • 'Naxal activity to increase by end of monsoon' 19-09-2010 01:06 PM

    New Delhi: Security forces fear that the Naxal activity will increase by the end of the monsoon season which had somewhat restricted the movement of ultras in the thickly forested areas. Official sources said in states like Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa, where Naxals wield considerable fire power, movement...
  • Hostage crisis: Has the Bihar government been callous in dealing with the situation?

    Bihar is the latest state reeling under the Naxal menace. On Friday, one of the four abducted policemen, Lokus Tete, was found murdered. Social activist...
  • The big Naxal debate 11-04-2010 09:21 AM

    Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts and tries to find out solutions to deal with the Naxal problem. ...
  • Home Min offers to quit over Dantewada 09-04-2010 09:24 PM

    Home Minister took moral responsibility for the killing of CRPF jawans in Dantewada by Naxals. ...
  • Air Force's role logistical: C'garh CM 08-04-2010 11:30 PM

    Raman Singh says air support is crucial in the fight against Naxals as it helps provide logistical support. ...
  • Mouse trap: Guj authorities to use cats to kill mice 01-05-2008 01:30 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's new coach Dav Whatmore said on Wednesday he was ready for next week's four-nation Asia Cup and is confident that his team will overcome their recent one-day slump. The 57-year-old former Australian batsman, who coached Sri Lanka to a World Cup title in 1996, took charge of Pakistan...