Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of rebel BJP MLA

Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of rebel BJP MLA

Ahmedabad:  A court here yesterday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of rebel Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Nalin Kotadiya, against whom a police complaint was lodged by a city-based builder for allegedly demanding extortion money. Additional Sessions Judge of Ahmedabad rural D P Gohil dismissed the anticipatory bail plea on the ground that allegations against him […]

Treat them as own people: JK HC raps Centre on injuries due to

Treat them as own people: JK HC raps Centre on injuries due to

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today rapped the Centre on use of pellet guns by paramilitary forces and asked it to explain why the injuries suffered by people are above the knees — mostly in eyes — despite claims of having trained law-enforcing agencies. “You are discharging the duty of controlling a mob, […]

Dengue cases climb to nearly 120 in Delhi; 91 in July

Dengue cases climb to nearly 120 in Delhi; 91 in July

New Delhi:  At least 119 cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital this season, with 91 of these being recored last month alone, according to a municipal report released today. A total of 62 cases were reported till July 23 with May recording six cases and June witnessing 15, it said. As […]

Relief to domestic power consumers in UP

Relief to domestic power consumers in UP

Lucknow: In a relief to domestic consumers, Uttar Pradesh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPSERC) today spared them from any hike in power tariff and did not propose any increase in tariff for small users for private tubewell or pumpsets for irrigation purposes. The new tariff for 2016-17 was announced by UPSERC today, said an official. […]

Assam floods: Toll climbs to 34, 11 lakh affected

Assam floods: Toll climbs to 34, 11 lakh affected

Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim today with three more persons losing their lives, taking the death toll to 34 in the current deluge in which over 11 lakh people have been affected. According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), two persons were killed at Bilasipara and Chapar in Dhubri district, […]

Maruti Suzuki hikes prices by up to Rs 20,000

Maruti Suzuki hikes prices by up to Rs 20,000

New Delhi: Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday hiked prices of its various models by up to Rs 20,000. The increase in price for the newly launched compact SUV Vitara Brezza will be Rs 20,000 while that of new premium hatchback Baleno is Rs 10,000. On a select range, the price hike will […]

Gold perks up, silver reclaims Rs 48,000 level

Gold perks up, silver reclaims Rs 48,000 level

Mumbai: Gold prices rebounded at the domestic bullion market here today following strong offtake from investors and jewellers. Elsewhere, silver also rebounded to reclaim the key Rs 48,000 mark on heavy speculative offtake coupled with rising industrial demand. Standard gold (99.5 purity) surged by Rs 135 to finish at Rs 31,095 per 10 grams from […]

Go & win medal for me, country: Sushil tells Narsingh

Go & win medal for me, country: Sushil tells Narsingh

New Delhi:  Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar today welcomed the NADA decision to exonerate Narsingh Yadav from charges of doping which would enable him to represent the country at the Olympic Games. Sushil and Narsingh were locked in a bitter legal battle as to who would represent the country in the 74kg category. Narsingh won […]

Delhi Dynamos sign Brazilian star Bruno Pelissari

Delhi Dynamos sign Brazilian star Bruno Pelissari

New Delhi: ISL franchise Delhi Dynamos today signed Brazilian central midfielder Bruno Pelissari from Chennaiyin FC for the upcoming season. The central attacking midfielder had been one of Chennaiyin FC’s key players for the last two seasons and is expected to inject energy and creativity into the Delhi Dynamos FC side. Pelissari, as effective as […]

Always knew Narsingh was being victimised:MahaCM

Always knew Narsingh was being victimised:MahaCM

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expressed happiness over Narsingh Yadav getting a clean chit in the doping scandal, saying he always knew the wrestler was being victimised. “Great news! Congratulations to Narsingh Yadav for getting a clean chit from NADA to participate in the Rio Olympics. All the best Narsingh!,” Fadnavis tweeted. “We […]