New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of the killing of a woman Assistant Town Planner in Himachal Pradesh’s Kasauli during an anti-encroachment drive. Describing the killing of Shaila Bala Sharma as “extremely serious”, a bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta directed that the matter be placed before …

New Delhi: The Congress was allegedly seeking votes on communal grounds and also using money power in Karnataka in violation of the electoral laws, the BJP on Wednesday told the Election Commission. It also sought action against state officials who are ‘demonstrating leanings towards the ruling political dispensation’ ahead of the May 12 assembly elections. A …

New Delhi: The closure of an inquiry by the CBI into Adani Enterprises allegedly importing power-equipment at inflated prices, in collusion with six public sector banks (PSBs), has come in for scathing criticism by lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has described the investigating agency’s decision as an ‘abuse of authority’ by the government. The CBI told the …

Bengaluru: Winning the toss in the away match, Rajasthan Royals (RR) invited home team Delhi Daredevils (DD) to bat first in Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) bout at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground here on Wednesday. DD skipper Shreyas Iyer has recalled Shahbaz Nadeem in the playing XI in place of Rahul Tewatia. RR skipper …

Bengaluru: The downtrodden Delhi Daredevils (DD) will probably have its last chance of survival in the race of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) playoffs, when it will face Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground here on Wednesday. DD has got some momentum in the batting department with Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and …

Lucknow: As a major step towards controlling and prevention of dreaded Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, the Uttar Pradesh government is going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with famed Stanford University inn California, United States. A three member high-level delegation led by UP Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh and Industrial Investment …

Srinagar: Two children were injured on Wednesday when a group of miscreants attacked a school bus with stones in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. The incident took place in Zawoora village, a police officer said. “The injured children were shifted to a hospital where doctors referred one of them to Srinagar for specialised treatment,” the …