Woman enters well, dies after falling 40 feet

Woman enters well, dies after falling 40 feet

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Water scarcity in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district claimed the life of a 45-year-old woman, who fell into a well in search of water, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place at Malewadi in Mahagaon tehsil on Monday evening, an official said. Vimal Rathod had entered the half-dry well, the official said....

Praful Patel appears before ED for 2nd day

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Former Civil Aviation Minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the second day on Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to a multi-crore civil aviation scam involving alleged irregular allotment of routes to foreign airlines to the detriment of...

Rahul, Priyanka slam UP Govt over scribes’ arrest

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh Government over the arrest of scribe Prashant Kanojia and the editor and the head of a Noida-based TV channel. Rahul Gandhi also claimed that if every journalist who files a false report...

LS poll defeat: Raj Cong leader alleges ‘internal conspiracy'

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi/Jaipur

Differences in the Rajasthan Congress once again came to the fore on Tuesday with the party’s Lok Sabha candidate from the Jaipur (Urban) segment claiming that an “internal conspiracy” led to her defeat in the recently-held elections. Former Jaipur mayor Jyoti Khandelwal blamed the party’s State vice-president Archana Sharma for...

Guj, Maha on alert as storm Vayu closes in

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Even as the entire India is reeling under heatwave, coastal areas in south Gujarat and Maharashtra have been put on high alert as Cyclon Vayu may cross the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu early morning on Thursday (June 13) with wind speeds between 110 and...

Lanka Tamil leader says Muslims’ rights being abused, demands int’l probe

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | Colombo

A top Tamil leader in Sri Lanka has called for an international investigation into the alleged injustice meted out to the minority Muslim community in the country in the aftermath of the massive Easter Sunday bombings. The fundamental rights of the Muslims are being abused using an act of terror, C...

Hope victim’s family can ‘find justice’ in court verdict: Cong

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Congress welcomed the court verdict in the Kathua rape-and-murder case on Monday and hoped that the victim’s family would be able to “find justice” in it. A court in Punjab’s Pathankot sentenced the three main accused in the gangrape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu &Kashmir’s Kathua to...

Prosecution lawyers face abuses from convicts’ kin

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | Pathankot

Prosecution lawyers in the Kathua gangrape-and-murder case were heckled outside the court premises by the family members of the six men convicted on Monday for the ghastly crime. Harminder Singh and Bhupinder Singh, the lawyers for the Jammu & Kashmir CID who secured justice for the eight-year-old girl, faced visibly...

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