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  • Situation under control at Silgain even as prohibitory orders remain in force 2 days ago

    The situation at Silgain village of Ranchi district where one person was killed and 30 injured in a clash was "under control" even as prohibitory orders remained in force in the area. "Section 144 CRPC was imposed in the area. The situation is now under control," Ranchi district Deputy Commissioner Vinay...
  • 1 killed, 2 injured after members of a family clash over land dispute 2 days ago

    A man was killed and two others injured when members of a family allegedly clashed with each other over some land dispute in Sidhari area in Azamgarh, police said. Members of the family had a dispute over division of land in Hegapur village which turned into a clash this morning, following...
  • Situation improves in Saharanpur, curfew lifted for 4 hours in old town area 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: As the situation improved in the violence-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew has been relaxed for four hours in the old town areas to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. The curfew has been relaxed from 3 PM...
  • Situation in Saharanpur under control: UP government to MHA 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday received a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on Saharanpur clashes which said that the situation was under control. According to the report, no one has been blamed for the violence. The ministry said, "Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are...
  • Plane crash-lands on US beach, kills man 4 days ago

    Miami: A small plane crash-landed on a beach in the US state of Florida on Sunday, killing a father and critically injuring his young daughter, authorities said on Sunday. The mid-afternoon incident in Venice involved a 1972 Piper Cherokee aircraft and neither the pilot nor his passenger was hurt, Wendy Rose...
  • UP: 20 arrested in Saharanpur clashes; curfew, shoot-at-sight orders in place 5 days ago

    Saharanpur: Twenty people have been arrested in connection with the violent clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh that has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured. Curfew and shoot-at-sight orders remained in force in the city hit by clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Thirteen companies of the...
  • UP: Violence claims 3 lives in Saharanpur, situation remains tense 5 days ago

    Saharanpur: The violent clashes between two groups in Saharanpur in Uttar pradesh has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured with the area being turned into a virtual fortress. Thirteen companies of the Rapid Action Force, the PAC and CRPF were deployed in the area. The situation continues to be...
  • Three killed in a clash between 2 communities in Saharanpur, curfew imposed 6 days ago

    Violent clashes on Saturday broke out between two communities over a land dispute in Saharanpur with the two sides indulging in brick batting and arson, leaving three  people dead and prompting authorities to impose curfew in the district. ADG (Law and Order) Mukul Goel confirms death of three persons in Saharanpur....
  • Taiwan: 51 feared dead as plane crashes during emergency landing July 23, 2014

    Taipei: Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash. The report cites the Civil Aviation Administration...
  • Noisy scenes in Chhattisgarh assembly for second day July 22, 2014

    Noisy scenes were witnessed for the second consecutive day during the ongoing monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh Assembly after the treasury bench demanded an apology from state Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel for his remarks about Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal. The Congress legislators were suspended twice today after they trooped into well of...
  • States seek easier land sales in reform challenge for Modi July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: States eager to kick-start major infrastructure projects have proposed radical changes to land acquisition laws that are blamed for stalling billions of dollars' worth of roads, railways, ports and power installations. According to a confidential government paper seen by Reuters, several states want to do away with obtaining landowners'...
  • No forceful acquisition of land for industrialisation: Mamata Banerjee July 15, 2014

    Kolaghat (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday once again made it clear that there would be no forceful acquisition of land for setting up industry. Speaking at a programme here in West Midnapore district, the chief minister said, "We are against forceful acquisition of land. In West Midnapore...
  • Rural Ministry suggests industry-friendly changes in Land Act July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Rural Development Ministry has suggested a number of amendments to the Land Acquisition Act which would water down pro-farmer provisions like mandatory consent of at least 70 per cent locals for acquiring land for PPP projects and 80 per cent for acquiring land for private projects. The Land...
  • Bihar government to provide plots to 25,679 landless Mahadalit families July 12, 2014

    Bihar government would provide three-decimal plots to remaining 25,679 landless Mahadalit families under a scheme launched five years ago, the Bihar Assembly was informed today. Out of 2.46 lakh landless Mahadalit families identified for getting three decimal plots for housing under a scheme launched in 2009-10, 2.21 lakh families have been...
  • Two shot dead over land dispute July 11, 2014

    Two members of a family were shot dead while as many others injured by a neighbour at Janglitola village in Bhagalpur district on Friday over a land dispute, a senior police officer said. The deceased were identified as Bindeshwari Mandal (82) and his son Upendra Mandal (60), Naugachhia Superintendent of police...
  • Man allegedly killed by brother over land dispute July 1, 2014

    A 48-year-old man was allegedly killed by his brother over a land dispute in Jalalpur area, police said on Tuesday. Chavinath was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon by his brother Manna in Chatideeh Matiyan village on Wednesday after the duo had a dispute over land, Additional Superintendent of Police Ramji said. While...
  • Kochi-New Delhi flight makes emergency landing at Bangalore July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: The Kochi-New Delhi Air India flight AI- 407 made an emergency landing at the Bangalore airport after the authorities received a 'non specific call'. The Air India flight made the emergency landing at 9:54 pm. All passengers are reported to be safe. Bomb squad is carrying out inspections, after which it...
  • High Court quashes notice issued to Nishank on land scam case June 27, 2014

    In a major reprieve to former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank, the Uttarakhand High Court quashed a notice issued to him by the Tripathi Commission in connection with an alleged land scam during his tenure. Justice Alok Singh of the high court based in Nainital quashed the notice issued in connection...
  • HC quashes notice issued to ex-CM in land scam case June 27, 2014

    In a major reprieve to former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank, the Uttarakhand High Court quashed a notice issued to him by the Tripathi Commission in connection with an alleged land scam during his tenure. Justice Alok Singh of the high court based in Nainital quashed the notice issued in connection...
  • Shiv Sena unveils plan to develop, beautify Mumbai June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A coastal road encircling Mumbai, development of a world-class theme park at the Race Course and other projects form the Shiv Sena's agenda to beautify and develop the metropolis, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Friday. Unveiling the party's ambitious development agenda, Thackeray said that many of the projects can...
  • MP: 10 men including husband gangrape woman, parade her naked June 16, 2014

    In yet another shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gangraped by 10 men including her husband and relatives. She was paraded naked and was forced to drink urine in front of her minor son. The incident took place in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • Royal Bhutan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after windshield crack June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport on Sunday after the windshield of the aircraft cracked during the journey. The captain of the flight sought permission of the ATC for emergency landing as the aircraft...
  • Bengal to expedite land mutation for industrial purposes June 14, 2014

    Kolkata: With a view to expedite and aid mutation and conversion of land for industrial purposes, the West Bengal government will be setting up a Unique Clearance Centre (UCC) in several districts, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Saturday. "Our focus is to set up a true investor-friendly ambience in the state....
  • Normandy landing: World honours D-Day's fallen, 70 years on June 6, 2014

    Colleville-Sur-Mer (France): Men who stormed Normandy's shore 70 years ago joined world leaders on Friday in paying tribute to the 150,000 Allied troops who risked and lost their lives in the D-Day landings in Nazi-occupied France, in a day of international commemorations of history's biggest amphibious invasion. They are honouring the...
  • Amethi: Case against 3 for gangrape of a woman over a land dispute, no arrests yet June 6, 2014

    Amethi: A woman was allegedly gangraped over a land dispute in the Gauriganj area of Amethi on Wednesday. The woman has alleged that some persons assaulted and later gangraped her. The police have registered a case against three people but no arrests have been made so far. "The victim alleged that...
  • 19-year-old girl set on fire over land dispute with father June 1, 2014

    A 19-year-old girl was allegedly set afire by some persons after pouring kerosene on her following a land dispute with her father in Kaptanganj, police said on Sunday. "There was some land dispute between two groups during which one group tried usurping it by felling trees yesterday," they said. Sudama Shukla, claimant...
  • Martyr's widow to get land as compensation after a long wait of 7 years May 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Seven years after she lost her soldier husband in an encounter, Bangalore resident Suhasini is now all set to get a piece of land which was promised to her as compensation back then. This comes after the Central government intervened in the matter and asked the Karnataka government to...
  • Jairam Ramesh hails Gopinath Munde's decision to give priority to sanitation May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday welcomed his successor and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde's statement that he would give priority to providing proper sanitation to every household and developing backward districts. The Congress leader, who passionately pushed the issue of sanitation during his stint in the...
  • Jaguar Land Rover launches locally produced Jaguar XJ luxury saloon at Rs 92.1 lakh May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover launched locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 3.0L in the country, with price starting at Rs 92.1 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). The diesel powered luxury saloon, which is being manufactured at the company' Pune plant, will be available in two variants - premium luxury and portfolio. "We are...
  • 11 injured in group clash over land dispute May 11, 2014

    As many as 11 persons were injured in a group clash over a piece of land at Indira Colony in Jhalawar on Sunday, police said. Seven persons of a group and four belonging to another clashed, pelted stones at each other and fires shots. Two of the injured sustained bullet injuries. All...