A minor girl in Mumbai's Antop Hill area was murdered, allegedly by her relatives for not offering namaz during Friday prayers. Three women, including a minor, have been arrested by the police in connection with the murder.
To prevent minors from driving on public roads, the Hyderabad traffic police is leaving no stone unturned. In the last two months, 26 parents have been arrested in the city after their children were found behind the wheel.
A tweet by a man who claimed he had cancelled an Ola cab booking because the driver was Muslim went viral over the weekend. Abhishek Mishra tweeted that he cancelled his booking because he did not want to give money to "Jihadi People." Amid anger and outrage, many on Twitter reacted to the controversy with humour. The phrase "cancelled Ola cab booking" quickly became a meme with thousands tweeting their reasons for cancelling their cabs.
A model from Madhya Pradesh has alleged that two men tried to pull her skirt while she was driving a two-wheeler on Sunday. The motorbike-borne men demanded to know "what was under her skirt', she alleged, as they reached for her skirt. When she tried to stop them, she lost control over her Activa and fell to the ground. It was one of the busiest roads in Indore, but nobody came to help her, she said. And the one person who did, blamed her skirt for the assault.
A strong but deep earthquake measuring 6.8 struck in Bolivia on Monday but there were no reports of damage or injuries, the US Geological Survey said.
Protests that swept north India cost at least nine lives on Monday as Dalit groups tried to enforce a nationwide shutdown. In Madhya Pradesh, six people died in clashes, two were killed in Uttar Pradesh and one in Rajasthan's Alwar. Violence was also reported from parts of Punjab and Jharkhand. Punjab came to a standstill as the government had the army on stand-by and kept transport off the roads. ...
Only students based in Delhi and Haryana will have to appear for re-exam of Class 10 paper if the police investigation points to a "large-scale leak", Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday, stressing that out of the 16 lakh students, more than 14 lakh will not have to appear for the Mathematics re-exam.
Four people were killed and nearly 50 others were injured after a heavy rain and hailstorm hit Vontimitta village in Kadapa district on Friday night.
On the maiden journey, Indian Railways saloon coach had six passengers on board when it pulled out of the Old Delhi Railway Station.
Air hostesses working with no-frills carrier SpiceJet protested at Chennai airport early morning today after they were allegedly strip searched by the airline's own security personnel