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  • High Court pulls up Mamata for sharing stage with murder accused 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    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 01-04-2014 04:17 PM

    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...
  • 2008 gangrape-cum-abduction case: Absconding former BSP MLA taken into custody 31-03-2014 01:55 PM

    A former BSP MLA, declaredabsconding by a local court in connection with the gangrapeand abduction case of a girl, was taken into custody by localpolice from a hospital in Noida. Former BSP MLA Yogendra Sagar was taken into custodylast night after his counsel informed the court that he wasunder treatment...
  • Telugu TV actor Sagar set for big screen debut 31-01-2014 05:44 PM

    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....
  • Hyderabad: All flyovers to be shut for New Year celebrations 31-12-2013 01:05 PM

    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...
  • Parents abandon three minor girls 30-12-2013 03:27 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Baroda in a do-or-die match 21-12-2013 03:18 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: MP take 1st innings lead over Saurashtra 17-12-2013 08:58 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: TN in strong position after Mukund's double ton 29-11-2013 06:38 PM

    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,...
  • Narendra Modi 'congratulates' mosquitoes for daring to bite Rahul 18-11-2013 07:17 PM

    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...
  • My Lord a symbol of slavery, should be prohibited, says SC 11-11-2013 08:40 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy: Sagar Jogiyani hits century on Day 1 against Rajasthan 27-10-2013 06:12 PM

    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...
  • BJP plays air conditioned and industralised politics: Rahul Gandhi 24-10-2013 03:57 PM

    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...
  • Bhakra Dam turns 50, staff gets two months' salary as bonus 22-10-2013 08:34 PM

    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...
  • Bangalore college student alleges ragging, college suspends him 26-09-2013 03:13 PM

    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 17-09-2013 03:14 PM

    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...
  • Dam oustees want CM to meet them and fulfil demands 13-09-2013 06:14 PM

    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...
  • Hyderabad promotes eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to save Hussain Sagar Lake 09-09-2013 10:58 AM

    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...
  • Khandwa: Unmoved by police crackdown, protesters continue to observe 'Jal Satyagraha' 04-09-2013 11:26 AM

    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...
  • Delhi: Protests erupt after class IX student crushed under speeding DTC bus, driver arrested 04-09-2013 10:35 AM

    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...
  • Protestors of Khandwa, Harda held for observing 'Jalsatyagraha' 01-09-2013 04:27 PM

    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...
  • People of newly formed districts to felicitate Modi 27-08-2013 08:08 PM

    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...
  • Jammu and Kashmir govt seeks Rs 84 crore from Centre under BRGF 23-08-2013 12:44 PM

    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...
  • Kishtwar: Opposition blames state government for violence 10-08-2013 10:25 PM

    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 03-08-2013 11:32 AM

    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...
  • Former Samajwadi Party MP sent to judicial custody 30-07-2013 10:49 PM

    Former Samajwadi Party MP RamSagar Rawat was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday after herepeatedly failed to appear before a local court in connectionwith a 2008 case. Rawat, his son and sitting SP MLA Rammagan Rawat, and 32others were booked for violating prohibitory orders during aprotest, in which they...
  • CBI seizes 18 kilogram gold from a GAIL official's locker 28-06-2013 08:32 PM

    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? 22-05-2013 05:32 PM

    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 22-05-2013 02:50 PM

    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 18-05-2013 06:00 AM

    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....