New Delhi: A court here on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in a case related to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Additional Sessions Judge Arvind Kumar allowed his anticipatory bail plea asking him to furnish a bond of Rs 1 lakh. Delhi Police has opposed Tharoor’s plea. On June 5, …

New York: A woman was taken into custody after she climbed up to the robes of the Statue of Liberty to protest against President Donald Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy, prompting the separation of thousands of children from their immigrant parents. Authorities on Wednesday tried to talk the woman identified as Therese Patricia Okoumou, down but she …

New Delhi: The Congress party on Wednesday flayed Narendra Modi government’s ‘historic’ decision to provide Minimum Support Price (MSP) to farmers 1.5 times their cost of production, saying it is just a ‘political lollypop’ as the amount is no way near the fair value. “The MSP announced today (Wednesday) for different crops does not satisfy ‘cost …

Jammu: The authorities kept the Amarnath Yatra suspended for another day on Thursday owing to inclement weather, confirmed a source. According to the police no pilgrim has departed the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas for the Cave Shrine since Wednesday after a landslide hit the Baltal trek course on Tuesday. “There was, however, limited helicopter services …

New Delhi: The family that was found hanging in their north Delhi house on June 30 began preparations at least 10 days before its alleged ‘mass suicide’, police said. As per a video footage obtained from a premises opposite the family house, the family bought goods used in rituals, five tables and bandage from shops close …

New Delhi: Emphasising on the need to systemise disaster data by setting up a database on a sustainable basis, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday announced that the government is aiming to set up disaster database expeditiously well before the target date of 2020, an official statement said. Presenting India’s stand at …

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is all set to present the maiden budget of his coalition government for fiscal 2018-19 today, an official said on Wednesday. “Kumaraswamy will present the full-fledged Budget for 2018-19 of the JD-S and Congress coalition government in the Assembly as he holds the Finance portfolio,” the official in the CM’s …