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  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary 11-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She...
  • Petrol pump owner shot dead by two unidentified assailants 07-04-2014 02:46 PM

    A petrol pump owner was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified assailants in Kadipur area in Sultanpur, police said. The incident took place in Mangrava locality on Monday night when two bike-borne miscreants reached the petrol pump and allegedly opened fire after altercation with petrol pump workers. Ratenesh Kumar Singh...
  • 50-year-old woman stabbed to death in Mumbai local train 22-03-2014 11:01 AM

    Mumbai: A 50-year-old elderly woman has been stabbed to death in a Mumbai local train on Saturday morning. The incident took place inside the luggage compartment of a Virar-bound local train. Police have filed an FIR in the case against unknown persons. They claim that the victim was a vegetable...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris 20-03-2014 08:43 PM

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • Mumbai train accident: One dead, three injured 20-03-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: One person died while three others were injured when the coupling between the bogies of a local train broke in Mumbai on Thursday. The incident happened between the Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More...
  • Mumbai: Coupling between bogies of train breaks, 3 injured 20-03-2014 03:49 PM

    Mumbai: Three passengers on board a local train were injured when the coupling between its bogies broke. The incident reportedly happened between Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More details are awaited. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Kejriwal's 'day-out' in Mumbai 16-03-2014 07:54 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who recently took a ride of the local trains in Mumbai. ...
  • Mumbai: Kejriwal blames media for ruckus at Churchgate railway station 13-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Former Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal has blamed the media for the chaos at Mumbai's Churchgate railway station on Wednesday. ...
  • Watch: Kejriwal travels in 'special' local train in Mumbai 12-03-2014 01:41 PM

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal took an autorickshaw ride from the Mumbai airport to the Andheri station to board a local train for Churchgate. He then boarded a special local train, which was arranged only for him and was empty. ...
  • Kejriwal in Mumbai: AAP workers break metal detectors at Churchgate 12-03-2014 01:11 PM

    Mumbai: There was chaos at the Churchgate station in Mumbai on Wednesday after Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal decided to take the local train. AAP supporters have reportedly damaged metal detectors at the Churchgate station. While many commuters complained of inconvenience, the AAP workers said that the metal workers...
  • Kejriwal to start LS poll campaign from Mumbai, to travel in local trains, auto-rickshaws 11-03-2014 03:44 PM

    Living up to his common man image, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will kickstart his Lok Sabha campaign in Mumbai on Wednesday by using public transport to reach out to voters, the party said on Tuesday. After landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Kejriwal will catch an auto-rickshaw to go...
  • Ruling, Opposition members urge government to announce 'Local Policy' 27-02-2014 07:55 AM

    Ruling JMM MLAs and opposition members on Wednesday demanded that the Jharkhand government announce its 'Local Policy' as per the commitment it made in the winter session of the Assembly. Raised by opposition BJP leader CP Singh during the question hour, BJP MLA Raghuvar Das, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLA...
  • Yahoo to partner with Yelp on local search engine results: Report 09-02-2014 11:11 AM

    Chicago: Internet portal Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported. Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer unveiled the news at an employee meeting on Friday, the newspaper said, citing a person present at the meeting. Yahoo's...
  • Bihar government pioneered 'toilets first' slogan: Nitish 20-11-2013 11:40 AM

    Patna: In an apparent reference to Narendra Modi's 'toilets first, temples later' remark, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said the Bihar government had pioneered the slogan in 2007. "Officials popularised the concept among the people, but some people are now talking about toilet first and temple later," he...
  • CJ Show: WARR against railway rowdies 03-11-2013 06:18 PM

    CJ's Dipesh Tank and Vaishali Janardhan are on a mission to eliminate rowdy behaviour in Mumbai's local trains. They have formed a movement called 'War against Railway Rowdies and are surveying the types of abuse faced by women on board the trains. Watch their story as they try to fight...
  • Local leader blames officials for Mumbai building collapse 27-09-2013 06:21 PM

    Local leader Yashwant Jadhav blamed the administration and it's negligence for the Mumbai Building collapse that took place on Friday. Jadhav claimed last month he advised the administration to shift the residents of the building to a safer location till it gets repaired but no one listened. ...
  • Modi as PM candidate fails to have effect as BJP suffers in Odisha urban polls 21-09-2013 05:21 PM

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of the BJP which banked heavily on the party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, emerged as the worst sufferer among the major political parties in the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections, results of which were announced on Friday. The saffron party which had formed councils in...
  • Sri Lanka's Tamil dominated northern region holds historic polls 21-09-2013 12:54 PM

    Voters in Sri Lanka's Tamil majority Northern Province on Saturday began voting in the first local elections in 25 years to elect a council to govern the former war zone, four years after the military defeated LTTE. Voting at some 850 stations began on schedule amid tight security to elect...
  • Mumbai: Not enough policemen to guard women compartments, admits RR Patil 19-09-2013 10:44 AM

    Admitting shortage of railway police personnel to guard women compartments in suburban trains, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil has said he has apprised Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge about it. "About 574 compartments out of the total 936 reserved for women on suburban trains do not have railway police...
  • Man sentenced to 7-years of rigorous imprisonment for kidnap, raping minor 12-09-2013 01:59 PM

    A local court at Dehradun has sentenced a man to seven years of rigorous imprisonment in a five-year-old case of kidnapping and raping a minor girl. Additional District Judge Amit Kumar Sirohi on Wednesday held Soni Kumar, a tailor by profession, guilty of kidnapping, taking hostage, raping the victim and...
  • Maharashtra: Women pushed off local train by chain snatcher in Turbhe 07-09-2013 07:58 AM

    Turbhe: It was yet another attempt of crime against women as a woman was pushed off a local train in Turbhe, Maharastra by a chain snatcher. The survivor is admitted to a hospital and is said to be in a critical condition. The railway police have lodged a FIR in...
  • WB: Angry passengers block railway tracks at Sonarpur, demand more local trains 06-09-2013 11:59 AM

    Angry passengers on Friday blocked the railway tracks at Sonarpur station of Eastern Railway demanding more local trains to Sealdah station in Kolkata. The police said hundreds of passengers sat on the rails after local trains reached at a very long gap causing overcrowding and many people failed to entrain...
  • Madan Tamang murder case: Five accused surrender in local court 05-09-2013 06:35 PM

    Darjeeling: Five persons accused in the murder of prominent Gorkha leader and All-India Gorkha League president Madan Tamang in 2010 on Monday surrendered in a local court in Darjeeling. The five, all members of the GJM's student wing Vidyarthi Morcha, have been remanded in 14 days' judicial custody, Assistant Public...
  • MTS to offer local, STD calls for 10 paise per minute 04-09-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates under brand name MTS, on Wednesday announced a new plan for local and STD calls within its network for 10 paise per minute. The company will also offer local and national SMS for 10 paise under the same plan. "We...
  • Jobless man hangs self in Muzaffarnagar 29-08-2013 02:32 PM

    Depressed over being jobless, a 30-year-old man allegedly committed suicide in Agrasen Vihar locality in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Thursday. Gaurav Kumar hanged himself from the ceiling of his house last evening, police said. Unemployment is being said to be the main reason for him taking the extreme step, they...
  • Mumbai: Man attacks woman with a sharp weapon at a suburban station 27-08-2013 10:13 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another case of crime against women in Mumbai, a 28-year-old was allegedly attacked at a suburban station by an unknown man using a sharp weapon. She was boarding a north-bound local train when she was attacked. The woman has been admitted to a hospital in Nalasopara, where...
  • US woman attacked, robbed inside Mumbai local train 19-08-2013 02:30 AM

    Mumbai: An American national was attacked and robbed of her mobile phone in the ladies' compartment of a local train here. The incident took place this evening between Marine Lines and Charni Road stations of Western Railway when an unidentified man boarded the ladies compartment and tried to snatch the...
  • FTP: Is the IAS dream becoming a nightmare? 05-08-2013 11:56 PM

    Durga Shakti Nagpal, the 28-year-old SDM of GB Nagar, who led the crackdown on sand mining mafia in her district, was suspended on July 27 ostensibly for ordering the demolition of the wall allegedly without following the due process. ...
  • Durga was not present at the demolition spot, says Local Intelligence Unit report 05-08-2013 10:58 PM

    Lucknow: According to the Local Intelligence Unit (LIU) report sent to the Uttar Pradesh government, the wall of an under-construction mosque was demolished in Gautam Budh Nagar in the presence of Circle officer/SDM Jewar and that the suspended IAS officer was not present at the spot. Durga Shakti Nagpal, the...