The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:26:55 +0530 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:07:35 +0530 Nation PETA India condemns Salman Khan's acquittal in poaching case Poorva Joshipura, CEO of the animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, expressed concern that the verdict could "encourage others to try their luck and kill wild animals". Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:07:25 +0530 AAP to petition HC over 'false' cases used to 'frame' its MLAs AAP's Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey said prima facie the MLAs are being booked under a "conspiracy". Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:00:50 +0530 LS Speaker advises Mann not to attend House till security issue resolved Mann on his part accused BJP, Congress and Akali Dal of joining hands to "suppress his voice" in view of the Punjab Assembly polls due in 2017. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:43:21 +0530 Missing aircraft AN-32: No debris or survivors found till now, says CG Bargotra The Coast Guard is coordinating the search operations for the AN-32 aircraft which went off radar 16 minutes after taking off from nearby Tambaram airbase on its way to Port Blair on July 22. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:27:23 +0530 India asks mission staff in Pakistan to send wards away for studies The government on Monday directed its officials in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to send their wards outside Pakistan for their education. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:25:18 +0530 Goa: Rane wants death penalty for drug peddlers Notably, the recently released Bollywood film "Udta Punjab" was based on the drug abuse in the northern state. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:20:55 +0530 Coal scam: Court allows Naveen Jindal to travel abroad Jindal was earlier granted bail by the court which had imposed several conditions on him, including that he will not leave the country without the court's nod. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:19:32 +0530 Missing IAF aircraft AN-32: Hopes of survivors recede as search operations lead nowhere Hopes of finding alive personnels on-board AN-32 aircraft receded as no survivor or debris have been located yet. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:14:50 +0530 Poaching case: How did Salman Khan get away? Salman, along with Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, and Sonali Bendre, had been shooting for the film "Hum Saath Saath Hain" in the area at the time. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:03:05 +0530 Acrimony between SP MPs and Minister in Rajya Sabha; SP members walkout Agrawal said only 173 villages remained unelectrified as per the data, which was "wrong" and accused the Minister of defaming the state government. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:00:06 +0530 India's move not to renew visas of Chinese journalists a first, but Beijing has a history of media expulsions Chinese media has viewed New Delhi’s refusal to extend visas as an perceived act of  ‘revenge’ to Beijing’s opposition to India's bid to join NSG. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:46:30 +0530 Punjab court sends Delhi's AAP MLA Naresh Yadav to two-day police custody Yadav was presented in the court in the Muslim-dominated town of Malerkotla, nearly 100 km from Chandigarh. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:41:28 +0530 BJP prevented Sidhu from speaking against drugs in Punjab: Kejriwal Earlier today, Sidhu finally broke his silence on his resignation from the Parliament and said that he stepped down as the Rajya Sabha MP because he was asked to stay away from Punjab. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:27:22 +0530 Kashmir unrest: Geelani detained during protest march towards Anantnag Geelani was taken to the Humhama Police Station after being detained from outside his residence at New Airport Road here. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:22:43 +0530 16 per cent posts in Assam police lying vacant: Minister Chandra Mohan Over 16 per cent posts out of more than 72,000 in Assam Police are currently lying vacant, the Assembly was informed today. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:10:12 +0530 Navjot Singh Sidhu takes on BJP after resignation, but mum on joining AAP Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday said he gave up his Rajya Sabha seat as he was repeatedly asked to stay away from Punjab which he was not prepared to do. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:04:15 +0530 Army lodges FIR against telecom operator for selling pre-activated SIMs pre-activated-SIMs/2016/07/25/article3546570.ece The FIRs were lodged in Bishnupur police station yesterday, one against the distributor and the other against the mobile service provider for not adhering to the TRAI regulations. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:45:09 +0530 pre-activated-SIMs/2016/07/25/article3546570.ece Lok Sabha expresses concern over missing IAF aircraft LS expressed concern over the disappearance of the Indian Air Force's AN-32 aircraft which went missing on Friday with 29 people on board. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:42:11 +0530 Panel to probe video controversy of AAP MP Bhagwant Mann Mann has been asked to appear before the panel by 10.30 a.m. of July 26 (Tuesday) and make his submission. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:30:26 +0530 NDA government failed to tackle terror, but Modi still 'last hope': Uddhav Thackeray Suggesting that the government is "going soft on terror", Uddhav said though he was not an expert on the issue. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:29:49 +0530 Communication with BJP leadership broken: Uddhav Thackeray Uddhav pointed out that the elder generation in the BJP - comprising people like Vajpayee, Advani and others - was out of politics. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:24:40 +0530 SC allows Mumbai rape victim to medically terminate 24 week pregnancy The issue of validity of the certain sections of the Act is already pending before a different bench of the Supreme Court. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:15:32 +0530 Have the bodies of passengers travelling in missing AN-32 been found? A call from the Army hospital in Tambaram, has left many guessing if it is related to Operation Talash. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:32:12 +0530 Was asked to stay away from Punjab: Sidhu on quitting RS Navjot Singh, after his resignation, alleged that he was told to keep away from Punjab to "serve selfish interests". Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:48:11 +0530 TMC walk out of RS over growing attacks on dalits Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:41:27 +0530 SC notice to Vijay Mallya on plea of consortium of banks The Attorney General said that Mallya has not disclosed full details of his assets and he is accountable to the public money. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:33:39 +0530 Shiv Sena denies 'targeting' Centre over Kashmir unrest Shiv Sena defended its party chief saying they are not attacking the government and have put forward their views as democratic citizens. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:45:57 +0530 Missing IAF AN32: I am sure he will come back, says Co-pilot Pankaj Nandel's father Celebrations turned into darkness for family members of Pankaj Nandel, co-pilot of the missing IAF's AN-32 aircraft. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:20:48 +0530 Centre puts entire northeast on jihadi alert Paramilitary forces asked to keep maximum vigil on international borders Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:04:24 +0530 1 killed, dozen hurt in building collapse after cylinder blast An old woman was killed & dozen others including children were injured when a single-storeyed building collapsed. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:23:26 +0530 8 children killed as van hit by train at unmanned crossing In a tragic incident, eight children were killed as their school minibus was hit by a train at an unmanned railway crossing. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:57:59 +0530 Rajasthan High Court acquits Salman Khan in poaching cases After 18 years, court finds no basis to prove that it was Salman Khan who killed a blackbuch and a chinkara in two cases Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:48:54 +0530 AAP MLA charged with threatening woman to be produced in court today Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:36:51 +0530 Verdict likely in Salman Khan poaching case today Rajasthan HC is likely to pronounce its verdict on Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the blackbuck & chinkara poaching cases. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:30:43 +0530 'Operation Talash' for missing IAF AN32 aircraft continues for fourth day today The Andaman and Nicobar Command of the defence forces are keeping a watch for it even beyond the search zone. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:24:55 +0530 Israeli national sexually assaulted in Manali, probe launched The victim alleged that she was gang-raped by two men, who offered her a lift, when she could not find a taxi. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:10:40 +0530 A six-year-old sexually assaulted by an assistant sub-inspector A six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by an ASI of Haryana Police, who was in an inebriated condition. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:50:27 +0530 Peace bus service between Srinagar, Muzaffarabad to resume The 'Karvan-e-Aman' peace bus service between Srinagar & Muzaffarabad in Pakistan to resume after two weeks suspension. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:33:15 +0530 Kashmir toll touches 50 as civilian, cop die; Curfew in 4 districts Curfew, shutdown cripple life for 16th day in the Valley; Separatists extend strike call until July 29. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:02:38 +0530 India's travel map to get more exotic; 20 islands to be opened for public As many as 20 islands with pristine beaches, trails in Andaman & Nocobar, Lakshadweep to be open for public soon. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:53:44 +0530 Collegium recommends transfer of two judges After Centre's nudge, SC collegium recommended transfer of two judges from Rajasthan back to the Punjab and Haryana HC. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:50:27 +0530 Parents await high-flyer's safe return Flight Lieutenant Deepika, who had fulfilled her childhood dream of flying in the Air Force, is among the 29 personnel on board misssing AN-32. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:48:11 +0530 Adoptive parents wait seven years to get daughter The verdict summed up the ordeal parents and children face due to lengthy procedures. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:34:38 +0530 BJP vs BSP: Both have 'caste iron' alibis in UP Having apparently gained more Thakur support after ranting against Maya, Dayashankar may return to saffron party. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:31:07 +0530 'Political tourism' won't work in Gujarat: Naqvi Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi speaks about derogatory comments against Mayawati and the flogging of Dalit youths in Gujarat. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:27:12 +0530 BJP's 'true colours' exposed: Satish Mishra Mayawati’s right hand man tells how his party will scale up protests across India against former Dayashankar’s derogatory comments. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:21:40 +0530 Dissent brewing, SAD MLAs may seek happiness in AAP SAD president Sukhbir Singh Bada briefed by the party and intelligence that some party dissidents may quit. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:15:06 +0530 AN-32 search area extended over 15k sq km As the search for Indian Air Force’s AN-32 aircraft, that went missing with 29 persons on board, entered the third day. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:42:32 +0530 Flight Lt Barpatte's kin accuse IAF of communication 'failure' Kunal's Pune-based family members are anxiously awaiting a word about the whereabouts of the plane. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:03:44 +0530 AAP MLA charged with threatening woman sent to police custody Complainant Vimla Ahuja alleged that the MLA from Okhla threatened her with rape and murder. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:32:08 +0530 Floods affect over 6 lakh in 14 Assam districts, toll rises to seven Two deaths - one in Lakhimpur and another in Morigaon - due to floods were reported on Saturday. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:19:56 +0530 AN-32 mishap: Government reaches out to missing personnels' families The Indian ocean, however, continued to be rough, thus making the conditions challenging. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:14:38 +0530 Punjab Police arrests AAP lawmaker Naresh Yadav from Delhi Punjab Police sources said that Yadav was arrested from Delhi and was being brought to Punjab. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:51:02 +0530 Modi and Naveen Patnaik turn Mouni Baba when dalits, tribals are attacked: Jairam Ramesh Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:10:43 +0530 50 Dalit families in MP seek CM's nod for euthanasia District authorities denied receiving any such complaint and said a case in this regard was being being heard in court. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:56:50 +0530 Proclaim India a Hindu state: Shiv Sena Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday demanded that India be proclaimed a 'Hindu Rashtra'. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:27:39 +0530 Sidhu is still in BJP, have no personal grudge against party: Punjab BJP chief Though Sidhu has remained tightlipped, his wife Navjot Kaur said there is no question of his going back on his decision. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:22:11 +0530 Boy found killed after party at author Amit Chaudhuri's house A grievously injured Abesh Dasgupta, a Class 12 student, was found in a pool of blood in the ground floor car park. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:52:57 +0530 Avoid pellet guns, Rajnath tells security forces in Kashmir The Home Minister appealed for peace and said the government can talk to anybody to bring normalcy in the Valley. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:36:26 +0530 Dayashankar's wife meets Governor over foul language by BSP workers Swati Singh, wife of the expelled BJP leader, lodged a complaint over foul language allegedly used by BSP workers. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:25:00 +0530 BJP demands action against BSP men for 'abusive' slogans Mayawati today alleged the remarks made by her party leaders were deliberately misconstrued by BJP. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:13:21 +0530 Encouraging youth to take up arms reflects Pakistan's hypocrisy: Mehbooba Mehbooba said everybody take the problem of Jammu and Kashmir seriously only when the situation is bad. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:09:25 +0530 Want emotional relationship with people of Kashmir: Rajnath Rajnath said the neighbouring country should change its attitude and approach towards Kashmir. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:55:43 +0530 GST Bill: Jaitley to meet state finance ministers on Tuesday Jaitley met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the weekend, and has been earlier meeting Congress party leaders. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:42:31 +0530 Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest The BSP supremo claimed that the controversy was raked up by BJP ahead of 2017 UP Assembly polls. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:32:26 +0530 Another ISIS suspect arrested in Maharashtra; several explosives seized Several explosives and other instruments were also seized from his possession. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:31:00 +0530 BJP questions Mayawati’s inaction against her men over use of inappropriate language’s-inaction-against-her-men-over-use-of-inappropriate-language/2016/07/24/article3545101.ece BJP on Sunday questioned the BSP supremo as to why had she not done the same against her party members. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:24:59 +0530’s-inaction-against-her-men-over-use-of-inappropriate-language/2016/07/24/article3545101.ece No clue of IAF's missing AN32, satellite imagery sought The Russian-made workhorse made the last radio contact at 0846 hours, 16 minutes after take off, on Friday. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:08:41 +0530 BSF constable stabs colleague, flees with LMG, over 10 magazines A BSF constable today allegedly stabbed a fellow jawan and fled with a Light Machine Gun. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:53:46 +0530 Kashmir needs political solution, former CM Omar Abdullah tells Rajnath On the second and last day of his visit amid unrest in Kashmir, Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level security meeting. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:33:48 +0530 Motorcycle-ambulances help saves lives in Chhattisgarh forests When eight months pregnant Sukmi's water broke she was in a village deep in the jungle where four wheelers cannot reach. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:20:56 +0530 Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meeting in Kashmir A National Conference delegation led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Rajnath in Srinagar's Nehru Guest House. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:51:45 +0530 'Only elite, not Muslim masses feel alienation in India' Former Union Minister Arif Mohammed Khan has asserted that the alienation, if any, exists only among elite. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:46:10 +0530 With Kashmir Valley in agony, people have lost faith in Modi Government: Congress Ghulam Nabi Azad said it is Centre’s direct responsibility to fix the situation as they are also part of the state govt. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:41:45 +0530 AN-32: IAF lodges missing complaint with TN police Meanwhile, the search operations for the AN-32 aircraft involving multiple agencies continued for the third consecutive day. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:05:29 +0530 Abdul Kalam had drafted 2 contrasting speeches on 2012 President poll decision One of the two letters was for the occasion if Kalam chose to contest and the other if he decided against him. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:47:39 +0530 CBI charges IC405 hijacker 'Harfan Maula' for cheating A dreaded pro-Khalistan terrorist, who had hijacked Srinagar-New Delhi Indian Airlines flight in 1984 and taken it to Lahore, has now been charged by CBI. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:25:44 +0530 13 new armed police battalions to be raised to tackle Naxals Of the 12 battalions, four will be raised in Chhattisgarh, three each in Jharkhand and Odisha and two in Maharashtra. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:23:55 +0530 Policeman injured in attack dies, toll in Kashmir unrest 46 Constable Mudasir Ahmad became the second policeman to die in the violent clashes that erupted in the Valley following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter on July 8. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:05:16 +0530 China can send replacements for state news agency journalists to India Wu Qiang and Lu Tang, who head Xinhua's bureaus in New Delhi and Mumbai respectively, and She Yonggang, a reporter based in Mumbai, have been asked to leave India by July 31. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:45:43 +0530 Curfew continues in five districts of Kashmir, normal life paralysed in Valley for 16th day Separatist camp has been spearheading an agitation over the civilian killings and have called for a march to Anantnag town tomorrow. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:51:19 +0530 Modi government needs to win hearts of Kashmiri people: Scindia As many as 45 persons have been killed and over 3,400 injured in clashes between protesters and security forces since July 9. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:34:02 +0530 NC seeks sustained dialogue with Pakistan, separatists on Kashmir The party also said it would be a travesty to treat the current unrest in the Valley as a mere law and order problem. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:31:17 +0530 AAP MLA held for threatening woman, party rubbishes charge Police on Sunday arrested Aam Aadmi Party legislator Amanatullah Khan on charges of threatening a woman. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:01:49 +0530 Flood affects over five lakh people across 14 districts in Assam Over 51,000 people from 100 villages are reeling under the fury of flood at Majuli revenue circle in Jorhat district alone. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:57:25 +0530 Jessica Lal case: HC upholds discharge of socialite Bina Ramani in forgery case The Delhi High Court has upheld a sessions court's order discharging socialite Bina Ramani, owner of restro-bar Tamarind Court where model Jessica Lal was shot dead in 1999, in an alleged forgery case. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:46:50 +0530 BJP MLC held for sexually harassing girl in train, suspended from party In a major embarrassment for BJP in Bihar, a party MLC was arrested in Hajipur on the charge of sexually harassment. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:16:11 +0530 Drunk driver acted like 'suicidal human bomb', says a Delhi Court The court, however, modified the jail term by reducing it from five days to two days considering that he was a first time offender and had a two-month-old child. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:09:32 +0530 CBSE to conduct NEET Phase II examination today As per reports, approximately 4.7 lakh have registered to appear for the examination at various centres across the nation. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:38:36 +0530 Athawale seeks CID probe into murder of Navi Mumbai teenager The Rajya Sabha MP was talking to reporters here after meeting the family of the teenage boy who was allegedly beaten to death for having an affair with an upper-caste girl. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:35:56 +0530 Congress 'buses' into UP amid Priyanka mystery Sonia and Rahul flag off bus yatra to Kanpur; Gandhis undertake renovation of Nehru’s ancestral Allahabad home Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:10:16 +0530 Modi sounds warning, urges black money holders to come clean Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:10:15 +0530 GST Bill to be taken up next week in Rajya Sabha after govt holds hectic parleys with Oppn Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:10:14 +0530 Ex-Cong MP jumps AAP gun, 'forcibly' opens flyover Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:10:13 +0530 Government gives in, transfers 4 judges of high courts Amidst tussle between the Centre and the Judiciary, the Ministry of Law and Justice is understood to have accepted the suggestions by the Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur and has transferred four judges to various High Courts. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:10:08 +0530 In a first, India expels three Chinese journos In a decision that could kick off a diplomatic row between India and China, New Delhi has for the first time refused to renew the work visas of three Chinese journalists working in the country and asked them to leave by July 31. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:09:53 +0530 India warns Pakistan against Kashmir-dream Says Islamabad’s attempts to annex J&K will never be a reality even at the end of eternity Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:08:36 +0530 Indian abducted in Kabul rescued, family hails government Judith D’Souza, Indian aid worker abducted in Kabul, reached New Delhi evening after a month and half in captivity. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:04:47 +0530 Key IRF man's arrest reveals Zakir Naik link in IS recruitment Maharashtra ATS has unearthed the role of Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation behind the missing of 21 Keralites. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:19:45 +0530 S H Raza's magical strokes of modern Indian art come to a standstill Life has come a full circle. The illustrious journey of prolific painter S H Raza, one of India’s most celebrated modern artists, came to an end on Saturday. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:15:01 +0530