Daspur extortion case: Bengal CID seizes Rs 2 cr in fresh raids

Kolkata, Feb 21 : West Bengal CID on Wednesday raided a south Kolkata flat owned by an acquaintance of former West Midnapore district police chief Bharati Ghosh’s husband in relation to an extortion case and seized cash amounting to Rs 2 crore, a senior CID official said. The sleuths have already raided houses of several […]

Hinduism a cultural concept of India: Naidu

New Delhi, Feb 21 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said Hinduism is not a religion but a cultural concept of India. “All the religions preach love, peace and harmony — be it Islam, Christianity or Hinduism…Hinduism though I don’t consider a religion. It is more than that. It is a broader cultural concept […]

India test-fires Prithvi II off Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 : India on Wednesday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable medium range surface to surface missile Prithvi-II off the Odisha coast, defence sources said. The missile was successfully flight tested from the launch complex 3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on sea at about 8.30 p.m, said the sources. Sources said all […]

Gujarat court rejects Hardik’s discharge petition in sedition case

Ahmedabad, Feb 21 : A court here on Wednesday rejected a petition by Patidar reservation leader Hardik Patel to discharge him in a sedition case filed by Gujarat Government. The state government had filed the case against the 24-year-old leader in the wake of a pitched statewide agitation for reservations for the Patidar community in […]

Delhi to get first government innovation centre

New Delhi, Feb 21 : An innovation centre will be set up in the city soon order to promote entrepreneurial potential in the youth, the Delhi government said on Wednesday. An official statement said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had approved the setting up of the centre at the Delhi Emporium on Baba Kharag Singh […]

CS assault: Police denied AAP MLAs’ custody, sent to jail

New Delhi, Feb 21 : A Delhi court on Wednesday sent two Aam Aadmi Party MLAs — Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal — who were arrested on charges of assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash — in judicial custody till Thursday. On Wednesday, Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon refused a Delhi Police plea for police […]