Housemaid’s murder: Amnesty asks government to act

New Delhi, May 21 : Rights group Amnesty International India on Monday asked the government to investigate and prosecute the accused in the gruesome murder case of the 16-year-old maid by her employer here, while calling for “progressive legislation” to protect rights of workers in the unorganised sector. The maid was killed, over two weeks […]

SC seeks Centre, Kerala reply on plea against nativity criterion

New Delhi, May 21 : The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response from the Centre, Kerala and the MCI on a medical college plea seeking direction to provide for the option of filling up seats through central counselling. It also asked to quash a Kerala government decision fixing a nativity criterion for admission. A […]

PNB fraud: ED attaches Nirav Modi’s properties worth Rs 171 cr

New Delhi, May 21 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has attached more properties of the absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi worth Rs 171 crore as part of its probe in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. “During further investigation, more properties and bank accounts beneficially owned by Nirav Modi were […]

Narrow shave for passengers as plane overshoots Shirdi runway

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), May 21 : A major disaster was averted when an Alliance Air plane, with around 70 passengers, overshot the runway while landing at the Shirdi Airport here on Monday evening but the pilots managed to bring it to a halt, official sources said. No injuries were reported amongd the passengers on board the […]

Nadda rushes Central team to check Nipah virus in Kerala

[Kozhikode: Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja meets NCDC Director Surjith K Singh and his team members, during her visit to Medical College to inquire about the outbreak of ‘Nipah’ virus, in Kozhikode, on Monday. ( /PTI] New Delhi, May 21 : The Central government on Monday assured all support to the Kerala government and […]

Three held for burglaries in Connaught Place showrooms

New Delhi, May 21 : Three persons have been arrested on charges of committing burglaries in showrooms in Connaught place in the heart of Delhi, police said on Monday. Raju Panneerselvam, 57, Sanjeev Kumar, 48, and Nandu Rawat, 32, were arrested on Sunday. The burglaries were reported from four showrooms selling branded wares in the […]