Man murdered at Madhavaram

Two men killed a co-worker in a drunken brawl at Madhavaram last night. Police have arrested the duo. Continue Reading

3 women lose gold chains in city

Three women lost their gold chains to thieves in the city. A total of 48 sovereigns of gold was lost in separate incidents yesterday. Continue Reading

Pak Army targets forward posts in Jammu

The Pakistan Army today targeted forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district with mortars and small arms, official said. The Indian Army is effectively retaliating. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by small arms fire and shelling with mortars in Sunderbani Sector since 9.15 am,” the Defence PRO said. Continue Reading

Justice A K Sikri recuses himself from Rao’s case

Justice A K Sikri recused himself from hearing the petition challenging the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as CBI interim director today. The top court bench led by Justice Sikri listed the matter for hearing on Friday before a different bench. As soon as the matter came up for hearing, Justice Sikri told senior advocate Dushyant Dave, appearing for petitioner NGO Common Cause, that he would not like to hear the matter and was recusing himself. Continue Reading

Angry farmers ask Rahul to ‘go back to Italy’

Farmers in Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency Amethi shouted slogans against him on Wednesday demanding that either they are provided employment or the land that was given to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation should be returned to them. Continue Reading

We are not returning to era of ballot papers: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India Sunil Arora today said that the Election Commission (EC) is not thinking to return to ballot papers at all during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Addressing an event in Delhi, the CEC said: ‘I would like to make it very clear that we are not going back to the era of ballot papers.’ Continue Reading