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25 September, 2017 9:34 PM At BHU, harassment of women has a ‘brand name’

VARANASI: The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) vice-chancellor has justified curbs on women students' movement outside the campus citing threats to safety in public spaces, but women students say men have harassed them just outside their residence halls as well, claims that raise questions about safety on the premises as well. The roots of the unsafe environment 28

25 September, 2017 8:04 PM BHU violence: FIRs against 1,000 students

VARANASI: More than 1,000 unidentified students have been booked for violence, arson, disrupting government work on the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus where violence erupted on Saturday night. On Monday, district magistrate Yogeswar Ram Mishra initiated action against officials for failing to control violence on the campus. Barring small groups 154

25 September, 2017 5:32 PM PM Narendra Modi: No compromise on corruption

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong statement against corruption and black money at the BJP national executive meeting in New Delhi on Monday, stating he “has no relatives” to emphasise that there would be no compromise or leniency on corruption for anybody. Modi’s remarks appeared to be a warning to Union ministers, chief ministers 36

25 September, 2017 3:50 PM PM launches scheme for free power connection to 4 cr families

New Delhi, Sep 25 (PTI) After free LPG connection to poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced giving free electricity connection to over 4 crore households by December 2018. Using the occasion of birth centenary of Hindutva ideologue Deendayal Upadhaya to launch the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or Saubhagya (meaning good luck) 20

25 September, 2017 2:17 PM Government launches Saubhagya scheme for household electrification

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or ‘Saubhagya’, to supply electricity to poor households. The scheme will cover all rural families after electrification of all villages by December end, this year. The government said that states will be required to complete the household electrification by March 31, 2019. The total 26

25 September, 2017 2:02 PM Arjun Singh Shekhawat enters 'Half Marriage'

Actor Arjun Singh Shekhawat, who featured in "Nagarjuna-Ek Yoddha", has been roped in to play Mannu Chaurasiya in the show "Half Marriage". "He is a typical guy from Kanpur who speaks in a 'desi' way with a funny tone. He is not very educated and always wears colourful clothes. He walks in a funny way too. His father runs a 'paan' shop, but he has no interest 22

25 September, 2017 1:22 PM India vs Australia: After Series Win, Virat Kohli's Ominous Warning To Steve Smith's Men

India have won the ODI series vs Australia and are now targeting a sweep of all 5 matches. India captain Virat Kohli has called on his team to be 'ruthless' after a comprehensive one-day series win over Australia took India top of the world ODI rankings to add to their number one Test status. A five-wicket win in the 3rd ODI of the five-match series 19

25 September, 2017 1:14 PM BHU violence: 3 additional magistrates, 2 police officers removed

Three additional city magistrates of Varanasi and two police officers were today removed in connection with the lathicharge on students in the Banaras Hindu University and a high-level probe was ordered into the incident that has spiralled into a major controversy. VARANASI/LUCKNOW: Three additional city magistrates of Varanasi and two police officers 41

25 September, 2017 12:30 PM Negress Pearl wins the Jagtial Plate

Negress Pearl (Md. Ismail up) won the Jagtial Plate, the main event of the Hyderabad races at Malakpet on Monday. Trained by S.S.F. Hassan, the winner is owned by M/s. Gulam Hussain Gulabi and Mirza Ayub Baig. 1. AKKANNA PLATE (1200 m) — Cat. III, 3-y-o & over, rated upto 30: ASHWINI (Kunal Bunde) 1, Invasion (Akshay Kumar) 2, Take a Bow (Nakhat Singh) 13

25 September, 2017 12:25 PM Dera chief Ram Rahim Singh approaches HC, challenges CBI court order

The CBI order is being challenged on several grounds, one of them being the delay of more than six years in recording the victims’ statements Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Moday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging a special CBI court’s verdict sentencing him to 20 years in prison for raping two disciples 19