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  • High Court pulls up Mamata for sharing stage with murder accused April 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday pulled up the West Bengal Chief Minister for appearing at a public event with Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal who is a prime accused in the Sagar Ghosh murder case. Showing Thursday's newspapers to the state counsel on photos of Banerjee sharing dais...
  • Juhu: Fire breaks out in residential complex, no casualties April 1, 2014

    Juhu: A fire broke out inside a residential complex in Juhu on Tuesday noon. The incident happened in an apartment in Sagar City. Fire Department officials said they had received a call around 3.30 pm. They have rushed four fire brigades to the spot. No casualties have been reported so far. More...
  • 2008 gangrape-cum-abduction case: Absconding former BSP MLA taken into custody March 31, 2014

    A former BSP MLA, declared absconding by a local court in connection with the gangrape and abduction case of a girl, was taken into custody by local police from a hospital in Noida. Former BSP MLA Yogendra Sagar was taken into custody last night after his counsel informed the court that he was under treatment at...
  • Telugu TV actor Sagar set for big screen debut January 31, 2014

    Chennai: Television actor Sagar of 'Mogili Rekulu' fame is all set to make his silver screen debut with upcoming Telugu romantic-drama 'Siddharth', which will be produced by Dasari Kiran Kumar, son of veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao. "I have a subject that I think only Sagar can do justice to. I...
  • Hyderabad: All flyovers to be shut for New Year celebrations December 31, 2013

    Police have decided to close all flyovers and some key roads around Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad from Tuesday night till the early hours of Wednesday to prevent any untoward incident during the New Year's Eve celebrations. All flyovers in Hyderabad and Cyberabad police commissionerates will be shut while the roads around...
  • Parents abandon three minor girls December 30, 2013

    Bihar Police on Monday found three minor girls abandoned by their parents in a train and handed them over to an NGO. "Three girls aged between three to seven were spotted travelling alone in Ganga-Sagar Express (train). On inquiring they told us that their parents have abandoned them," said railway official...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Baroda in a do-or-die match December 21, 2013

    Rajkot: Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match here from Sunday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association's stadium here. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra will have the home advantage. Saurashtra, who drew...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: MP take 1st innings lead over Saurashtra December 17, 2013

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh rode on pacer Ishwar Pandey's five-wicket haul and Jalaj Saxena's all-rounnd show to take a vital first innings lead of 127 runs over Saurashtra after bowling out the visitors for 492. Pandey scalped four wickets to return with figures of five for 144, while after hitting 194 with...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: TN in strong position after Mukund's double ton November 29, 2013

    Chennai: Abhinav Mukund notched up a monumental double century while Dinesh Karthik struck a ton as Tamil Nadu declared after piling up a mammoth 565 for 8 in their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra here on Friday. At stumps on the second day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Saurashtra,...
  • Narendra Modi 'congratulates' mosquitoes for daring to bite Rahul November 18, 2013

    In a remark that is likely to trigger another war of words between BJP and Congress, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the mosquitoes of Bundelkhand region for daring to bite Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi. Addressing an election rally in Sagar, Modi, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, said, "I want...
  • My Lord a symbol of slavery, should be prohibited, says SC November 12, 2013

    Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said, on Monday, and sought a ban on their use in the country. A PIL was filed on Monday by a 75-year-old lawyer seeking...
  • Ranji Trophy: Sagar Jogiyani hits century on Day 1 against Rajasthan October 27, 2013

    Rajkot: An unbeaten century from Sagar Jogiyani enabled Saurashtra reach 226 for 2 at the end of the first day's play of their Ranji Trophy Group B match against Rajasthan on Sunday. At stumps, Jogiyani was not out on 114 (288b, 15X4) and giving him company at the other end was...
  • BJP plays air conditioned and industralised politics: Rahul Gandhi October 24, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party's 'Indian Shinning' campaign, accusing the party of suppressing the voice of people and instead claiming that it was working for their development. Calling the BJP of being anti-poor, Rahul claimed that the Congress was working at the ground level for...
  • Bhakra Dam turns 50, staff gets two months' salary as bonus October 22, 2013

    The iconic Bhakra Dam, which made a major contribution to the Green Revolution to make the country self-sufficient in food grains, completed 50 years of its existence on Tuesday. A function was organized at Nangal township in Punjab, 110 km from Chandigarh, to mark the occasion. A commemorative stamp on Bhakra...
  • Bangalore college student alleges ragging, college suspends him September 26, 2013

    Bangalore: Ragging has reared its ugly head once again and this time it is in tech hub Bangalore. A first year B.Com student has lodged a police complaint after allegedly being beaten up and attacked with weapons by four of his seniors at the prominent Dayanand Sagar college in south...
  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities September 17, 2013

    Over 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for the smooth conduct of Ganesh idol immersion processions in Hyderabad on Wednesday, a top police official said. "All arrangements have been completed for tomorrow's annual procession of Ganesh idol immersion in the city. Over 15,000 security personnel from state police, including 13 companies...
  • Dam oustees want CM to meet them and fulfil demands September 13, 2013

    Protesters staging 'Jalsatyagaraha' in three districts of Madhya Pradesh against non-fulfilment of their demands, on Friday, asserted they will not give up their agitation till Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits them and resolves the issues raised by them. The oustees of Indira Sagar Project (ISP), built on river Narmada near...
  • Hyderabad promotes eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to save Hussain Sagar Lake September 9, 2013

    With the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival beginning Monday, authorities are trying to promote more eco-friendly celebrations, including popularising clay idols and minimising immersion in water bodies, including in the famous Hussain Sagar Lake. Considered one of the city's landmarks, the lake is struggling for revival in the face of rampant...
  • Khandwa: Unmoved by police crackdown, protesters continue to observe 'Jal Satyagraha' September 4, 2013

    Despite a police crackdown, a "jal satyagraha" by those affected by the Indira Sagar Project (ISP) entered the second day on Tuesday as 163 protesters were arrested from Mel Pipaliya village in Dewas district and another 200 were arrested from Bichhola village in Harda district. In a press release issued in...
  • Delhi: Protests erupt after class IX student crushed under speeding DTC bus, driver arrested September 4, 2013

    A 14-year-old school student was crushed to death on Tuesday by a speeding DTC bus in South-East Delhi, triggering violent protests in the area with students damaging a number of buses, police said. The deceased has been identified as Harish Sagar, a student of Class-IX of a government school in Tughlakabad...
  • Protestors of Khandwa, Harda held for observing 'Jalsatyagraha' September 1, 2013

    A large number of people who were staging 'Jalsatyagraha' against the Indira Sagar Project (ISP) in the two Madhya Pradesh districts of Khandwa and Harda were picked up on Sunday after prohibitory orders under Section 144 were enforced there, police sources said. A report from Harda quoting District Collector Rajnish Shrivastava...
  • People of newly formed districts to felicitate Modi August 27, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be felicitated by people of the newly-formed Chhota Udaipur and Mahi Sagar districts in Central Gujarat on August 30 at two different grand felicitation functions, official sources said in Vadodara on Tuesday. A grand felicitation function will be held in Chhota Udaipur at 10 am,...
  • Jammu and Kashmir govt seeks Rs 84 crore from Centre under BRGF August 23, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir government has sought Rs 84 crore from the Centre under the Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) to boost development of the state's backward districts. "A plan of Rs 84 crore under the BRGF from current year's plan has been sent to the Centre for allocation," minister for Rural...
  • Kishtwar: Opposition blames state government for violence August 10, 2013

    Srinagar: Top police officials in Kishtwar have been transferred after violence erupted in the valley that killed two and left 30 injured. The Army has been deployed to control the situation. A curfew has been imposed in the area and shoot at sight orders have been given by the government....
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' review: Wink, smirk and unfaithful husbands August 3, 2013

    Cast: Arshad Warsi, Riya Sen, Raj Babbar, Paresh Rawail, Sushmita Mukherjee, Akash Chopra, Tahira Kochar Director: Amrit Sagar Chopra Rating: 3 stars Mira Nair's 'Monsoon Wedding' proved it once for all. Only Greek weddings need not be big and fat, Punjabi Indian weddings don't lag far behind either. Bollywood has over the years developed...
  • Former Samajwadi Party MP sent to judicial custody July 31, 2013

    Former Samajwadi Party MP Ram Sagar Rawat was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday after he repeatedly failed to appear before a local court in connection with a 2008 case. Rawat, his son and sitting SP MLA Rammagan Rawat, and 32 others were booked for violating prohibitory orders during a protest, in which they had...
  • CBI seizes 18 kilogram gold from a GAIL official's locker June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI on Friday seized nearly 18 kilograms of gold valuing over Rs 4.5 crore from the lockers of an official of Gas Authority of India Limited during searches in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand, in connection with graft allegations. The sources said it was investigating allegations of corruption against a contractual...
  • Jessica Lal murder: Who are Shayan Munshi and Prem Manocha? May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered prosecution of Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi and ballistic expert Prem Sagar Manocha for turning hostile in the 1999 Jessica Lal murder case, an offence which entails maximum punishment of seven years' imprisonment. Munshi, the complainant and the key witness in the...
  • Jessica Lal case: Munshi, Manocha to be tried for perjury May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has decided that a case of perjury will commence against two witnesses, Shayan Munshi and Prem Sagar Manocha in the Jessica Lal murder trial. The rest of the 17 witnesses have been acquitted by the court. The 19 witnesses had turned hostile during the...
  • South Central Railway to provide bio-toilets on trains May 18, 2013

    Hyderabad: The South Central Railway (SCR) plans to procure 200 more eco-friendly bio-toilets to provide the facility on more trains in the next few months. The decision was taken after successful trial of 48 bio-toilets fitted to the 17 coaches being run on Hyderabad-Mumbai Hussain Sagar Express and Kacheguda-Bangalore Express. Bio-toilets...