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  • Uber cab rape: Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against witnesses recall 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order allowing the accused driver of Uber cab rape case to recall and examine 13 prosecution witnesses including the victim. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu by Attorney...
  • Gay rainbow banners make debut at Boston St Paddy's parade March 16, 2015

    Boston: For the first time in the 114-year history of Boston's St Patrick's Day parade, gay rights activists marched openly on Sunday under rainbow banners in the city's annual celebration of its Irish heritage, after organizers lifted a longtime ban. Two groups, Boston Pride and OutVets, were among dozens of contingents...
  • 18-year-old youngster paraded naked on donkey in Maharashtra village March 15, 2015

    Nashik: An 18-year-old youngster was allegedly stripped naked and paraded on a donkey on Sunday apparently as a punishment for having an affair with a girl who was not of his caste, police sources said. His family members were also allegedly beaten up by locals, they said. The shocking incident took...
  • IAF's Pooja Thakur 'feels good' to be appreciated by Obama January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Surprised at receiving a compliment from Barack Obama on Tuesday, Wing Commander Pooja Thakur, who led the Inter-Service Guard of Honour inspected by the US President at Rashtrapati Bhavan, said "it feels good". Addressing a Town Hall function here this morning, Obama said the sight of "incredible" Indian women...
  • China to hold a massive military parade to 'frighten Japan', says report January 27, 2015

    Beijing: China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said on Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan". Communist China generally shies away from the vast annual demonstrations of military...
  • Why did government hold back display of military might at Republic Day parade, asks Congress January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: As India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade, Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned why the government did not display its strategic assets this time. Citing a report, the former Union minister...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama, Modi witness 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath January 26, 2015

    India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as the special guest of the ceremonial parade. Obama is the first American President to be the chief guest at the parade. ...
  • India showcases cultural heritage, military prowess at Republic Day parade, gets applaud from Obama January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: India's military prowess and achievements in different fields, state-of-the-art defence platforms, its diverse cultural and social traditions was put on diplay at the 66th Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday. US President Barack Obama was the Chief Guest of the event becoming the first American President...
  • Republic Day special: Patriotic songs that remain etched in our minds January 26, 2015

    It's been 66 years since independent India formed its constitution that made us a country with laws and a civil society. 66 years might seem like a long time but it probably isn't time to forget the unbelievable sacrifices and struggles of those freedom fighters of the now free India....
  • India's military might on display at 66th Republic Day celebrations; as it happened January 26, 2015

    India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as the special guest of the ceremonial parade. Obama is the first American President to be the chief guest at the parade. ...
  • India's Republic Day: Google's tableau doodle joins the parade January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: To mark India's 66th Republic Day, Google continued with its tradition of posting a doodle on its India home page. This year's Google India's Republic Day doodle features a tableau showcasing India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan, two New Delhi landmarks that are symbolic of the Republic of India.At...
  • Republic day parade rehearsal held in Delhi January 24, 2015

    Republic day parade rehearsal was held in the capital on Friday. Many routes in central Delhi were closed for it. ...
  • Armored 'Beast' in city for Barack Obama's Republic Day ride January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The stunning features of the US Presidential vehicle makes it clear why the Secret Service wants to unleash the 'Beast' during President Barack Obama's Republic Day outing in Delhi. If Obama does indeed follow the protocol and arrives with President Pranab Mukherjee at Rajpath, he will possibly be the...
  • Delhi Police releases traffic advisory, key roads closed for Republic Day parade rehearsal January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Several arterial roads in the proximity of Rajpath and those leading to Red Fort such as Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and Subhash Marg will remain closed for normal traffic for the full dress rehearsal of Republic Day parade tomorrow morning. The parade, which will start at 9.50...
  • No drones to monitor Republic Day parade as Rajpath, nearby areas declared no-fly zone January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The Republic Day parade will not be monitored by drones as the authorities have declared that Rajpath and nearby areas as no-fly zone after the apprehensions from American security agencies any flying object can be used as a weapon to launch attack. US President Barack Obama will be the...
  • Republic Day parade a proud moment for all of us: Sqdrn Ldr Sneha Shekhawat January 19, 2015

    Sqdrn Ldr Sneha Shekhawat who will be marching for the second time in the Republic Day parade. She feels that it is a proud moment. ...
  • Mangalyaan, Swacch Abhiyan inspire Republic Day performances January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: India's maiden Mars mission 'Mangalyaan' and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship project 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' are among the themes of the cultural performances at the Republic Day parade. A total 1200 students, from six schools and various cultural centres, will participate in the event, which will also feature traditional...
  • For US President Obama, Republic Day parade may be a bit too breathtaking January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: It may not rain on President Barack Obama's parade when he comes to New Delhi this month for the Republic Day celebrations at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But, judging by the smog cloaking the capital on Thursday as motorcycle stunt men rehearsed for the Jan. 26...
  • US unhappy over Putin's India trip, no change in Obama's plans December 13, 2014

    Washington: The US is unhappy over India doing "business as usual" with Russia, but it will have no effect on President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to India which remains an "important partner." "No. India remains an important partner," State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday when asked whether deals...
  • Cab rape: Accused driver sent to three-day police custody, Uber taxi service banned in Delhi December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the taxi driver who worked with international cab service Uber, was on Monday produced before a Delhi court in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital. Metropolitan Magistrate Ambika Singh sent 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav in police custody till December 11...
  • Jaipur: 70-year-old woman paraded half-naked on donkey over property dispute December 8, 2014

    Jaipur: A 70-year-old woman has alleged that she was tortured and paraded half-naked on a donkey by relatives who wanted to grab her property at Kameri-Chouhan village in Bhilwara district, police said. The FIR was filed by Haribai Gujjar, a widow, with the Raipur Police station in Bhilwara district on Saturday...
  • Hundreds march in New Delhi for gay pride in Modi's India December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Hundreds of people danced, sang and cheered in a gay pride parade in New Delhi on Sunday, the first since the country's top court reinstated a ban on gay sex in the world's largest democracy. Multi-coloured balloons, masquerade masks and wigs, a huge rainbow flag and a St. Bernard...
  • Photos: Hundreds dance, sing and cheer in the Delhi Queer Pride parade for gay pride, the first since the country's top court reinstated a ban on gay sex December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Hundreds of people danced, sang and cheered in a gay pride parade in New Delhi on Sunday, the first since the country's top court reinstated a ban on gay sex in the world's largest democracy. Multi-coloured balloons, masquerade masks and wigs, a huge rainbow flag and a St. Bernard...
  • Gays wish for freedom from 'myopic mindset' November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The setting Sunday sun in the heart of the capital was accompanied by a rainbow of a different kind. As the assertive and confident members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community took part in the Delhi gay parade, they all wished for freedom from the...
  • Hundreds of revellers dance, celebrate Queer Pride Parade in Delhi November 30, 2014

    The Delhi Queer Pride Parade - a much-awaited celebration by queer community in the capital, will start in a few moments from now. To celebrate their identities and stand against oppression and violence, the LGBT community marches towards a future without discrimination and prejudice. We live blog the parade...
  • Modi invites Obama to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited US President Barack Obama to be the chief guest at 2015 Republic Day celebrations. PM tweeted about the invite sent out to Obama. "This Republic Day, we hope to have a friend over...invited President Obama to be the 1st US President to...
  • Mumbai: 44yearold arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A 44yearold man has been arrested for stalking a 26yearold advocate in Mumbai. The accused is a slum dweller from Badhwar park in Cuffe Parade. He had reportedly been stalking the lady for the past two months. After being constantly followed, the woman had approached the police with...
  • Watch: India day parade in New York August 17, 2014

    The 34th India day parade was on Sunday held in New York city marking India's 68th Independence day. The parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations features close to 40 floats, 20 marching groups and 6 professional bands. ...
  • Harish Rawat seeks Centre's help to clear farmers' dues August 15, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday asked the Centre to extend adequate help to the state government to help clear the dues of sugarcane growers saying that showing regard to farmers was tantamount to honouring the country's Independence. Unfurling the national tricolour at the Parade Ground to mark Independence Day,...
  • News 360: 6yearold raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6yearold girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...