Tripura Man Held for Killing Wife by 'Setting Her Ablaze'
In Tripura, a man, along with his mother, arrested for allegedly killing his wife by setting her ablaze in Santirbazar Sub-Division of Agartala.
The girl was a minor and had eloped with the man two months back to get married to him.Her family alleges that she was killed for dowry.
UK PM Boris Johnson Visits Temple in London Ahead of Polls
Prime Minister of Britain Boris Johnson visited Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Neasden Temple) in London, last night. He offered prayers, spoke to community leaders, children, common people, and addressed an audience.
US Veterans Join Protest Against Pakistan in Washington DC
Protesting against Pakistan's support to terrorist groups, a group of US veterans joined a demonstration outside the Pakistani Embassy in Washington DC, organized by the Kashmiri Diaspora and Indian-Americans.
Minor Allegedly Killed After Rape Attempt in Nagpur
A 5-year-old girl was allegedly killed after a rape attempt by a 32-year-old man in Kalmeshwar area of Nagpur. A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested.
Injuries Feared as Popular New Zealand Volcano Erupts
New Zealand's White Island volcano erupted suddenly, prompting fears for a group of visitors seen walking on the crater floor moments before. The country's National Emergency Management Agency said a "moderate volcanic eruption is occurring at White Island and is hazardous in the immediate vicinity of the volcano."
Vistara Signs Codeshare Pact With Airline Lufthansa
Vistara airlines signs a codeshare pact with German airlines Lufthansa.
Chhattisgarh Armed Force Constable Shoots Company Commander; Kills Himself Later
A Chhattisgarh Armed Force constable shot his company commander dead & later killed himself in Khelgaon, Ranchi, early morning today. The company was deployed for election duty.The company commander identified as Inspector Mela Ram Khure&constable as Vikram Rajware
SC to Hear Petition Regarding Encounter of Rape Accused in Hyd Vet's Rape & Murder
Supreme Court to hear on 11 December, a petition seeking registration of FIR, investigation and action against police personnel involved in encounter of four accused in rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana.
SC Agrees to Hear Fresh Plea of DMK on Quota in Local Body Elections
SC agrees to hear on Wednesday fresh plea of DMK alleging that quota in local bodies elections in TN is being given as per 1991 Census.
Chinmayanand Case: SC Adjourns Shahjahanpur Law Student's Plea for 8 January
Supreme Court adjourns for 8 January, a plea of Shahjahanpur law student, who had levelled allegations of rape against BJP leader Chinmayanand, challenging Allahabad High Court order which had allowed Chinmayanand to access certified copy of the statement recorded by the victim.
Bombay HC Confirms Life Imprisonment to Gangster Arun Gawli
The Bombay High Court confirms life imprisonment to gangster Arun Gawli in a murder case.
UP Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of 218 Fast Track Courts
The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves setting up of 218 fast-track courts for hearing cases of rapes and crimes committed on children.
UP Cabinet Approves Zurich Airport International as Developer for Jewar Airport
The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved Zurich Airport International as a developer for Jewar airport, a senior UP government said. Confirming the development, Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Information) Awanish Awasthi said, "The Cabinet has approved Zurich Airport International as developer for Jewar airport."
SC Issues Notice to States Over Allegation of Starvation Death
The Supreme Court issues notice to all states over allegations of starvation deaths of persons who did not get rations because they did not have Aadhaar cards.
Delhi HC Allows Robert Vadra to Travel Abroad for Medical Treatment
A Delhi Court has allowed Robert Vadra to travel abroad for a his medical treatment and business purposes. He is currently on anticipatory bail in a money laundering case.
CRPF Jawan Kills Self With Service Weapon
A CRPF jawan kills self with a service weapon in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district according to police.
( Source: PTI)
India Moves From 130 to 129 in Human Development Index: UNDP
India moves from 130 to 129 in human development index according to UNDP report.
Nirbhaya Case Convict Files Review Plea in SC
Convict in the Nirbhaya rape case has filed a review plea in the Supreme Court, reports said.
Senior Journalist Anuj Gupta Found Dead in Haridwar
Senior journalist Anuj Gupta was found dead in Haridwar today. Police begin investigation.
Seven Fishermen Go Missing Off Gujarat Coast
Seven fishermen remained missing three days after their boat capsized in the Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast, officials said on Monday.
The boat, Moine, from Okha in Devbhoomi Dwarka district, had set sail on December 3 for fishing with seven fishermen on board, they said.
On the night of 6 December, the boat capsized in the Arabian Sea due to unknown reasons and all the seven fishermen on board went missing, as per information provided to police and fisheries department by its owner Ismail Ishub Bharach.
Two Women Arrested for Levelling False Allegations for Rape
Police arrested two women on charges of levelling false allegations of rape.
Anshu Jain, SP Ghaziabad, says, “Case registered against the two women as investigations revealed that they made false allegations of rape in order to get compensation from the government,” she said.
UP Woman Raped On the Way to Coaching Class
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped on her way to a coaching class by four men, one of them suspected to be an Army jawan.
The incident allegedly took place on November 29, police said.
"The girl's family has said the incident of rape took place on November 29 when she was going to attend a coaching class. She was abducted by four men, who were in a car," Auraiya SP Suniti said on Monday.
"The main accused is said to be an Army jawan posted in Allahabad. We are trying to know his battalion so that we can officially verify with them (Army officials) that where he was on November 29," the SP said, adding that the rape allegedly took place at a public place.
US Asks UN to Discuss Risk of North Korea 'Provocation'
The United States called a UN Security Council meeting this week on the risk of North Korean "provocation" as Pyongyang demands US concessions by a year-end deadline.
The United States, which holds this month's presidency of the Security Council, is scheduling the session instead of a planned meeting on human rights in North Korea, one of the world's most authoritarian states.
Minor Girl 'Raped' in Her House in Rajasthan
In Rajasthan, a minor girl was allegedly raped in her house in Dhanugaon, Bundi. Mamta Gupta, Superintendent of Police (SP) said, “We have registered rape case, girl's age is around 17 years. The accused has been arrested.”
2 Killed, 5 Injured as Cooking Gas Cylinder Explodes
A woman and her daughter were killed and her other children injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a village here on Monday, police said.
The incident took place in Kadru Singha village under Paraspur police station, Additional Superintendent of Police Mahendra Kumar said.
Up to 13 Feared Dead in Volcanic Eruption off New Zealand
A volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted on Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as dozens of tourists were exploring its moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving eight others missing and feared dead, authorities said.