National

Lynching case: SC to hear contempt plea on August 20

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on August 20 hear a plea seeking contempt action against three states- Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh government in connection with the last week Alwar lynching incident.
The court will also hear a plea filed by Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla in the case on the same date.
28-year-old Akbar Khan was allegedly beaten to death by an agitated mob on suspicions of cow smuggling in Alwar district in the intervening night of July 20-21.As of now, two people have been arrested in the case. 

No takeoff or landing of flights at 27 airports, govt tells Parliament

Minister of state for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday that the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has spent more than Rs...

Boy killed in celebratory firing in Noida, complaint filed

Uttar Pradesh: A 14-year-old boy was killed during celebratory firing at a wedding function Wednesday night, police said on Thursday. The incident was...

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd b'day; family, BJP workers pray for his good health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on his 63rd birthday and prayed for his good health.Modi to...

Air Force has 13 per cent of women officers, the highest among 3 forces

The Air Force has 13.09 per cent of women officers, the highest among all three forces, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said Wednesday.Th...