Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yedyiurappa (File Photo/Facebook)

Karnataka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0

Bengaluru: In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday. “Of all the results declared for 15 Assembly seats, the BJP won 12, […]

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Telangana High Court orders to preserve rape accused’s bodies till Dec 13

Hyderabad: Telangana High Court on Monday directed authorities to preserve till Friday the bodies of all four accused who were gunned down by the police last week near Shadnagar town during investigation into woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder. The court took up hearing of two petitions, seeking a comprehensive probe into December 6 incident. The […]

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Bareilly to get its ‘Jhumka’, almost 53 years later

Bareilly (Utar Pradesh): Almost 53 years after actress Sadhana made Bareilly famous worldwide with her chartbuster song, “Bareilly ks bazaar mein jhumka gira re’, Bareilly has finally found its ‘jhumka’. The song was from Sunil Dutt-Sadhana Starrer ‘Mera Saya’, released in 1966 and Bareilly, since then, has been known for its ‘jhumka’ (ear ring). The […]

People gathered close to the spot where the four rape accused were encountered (File Photo/IANS)

Telangana forms SIT to probe Hyderabad encounter

Hyderabad: The Telangana government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the December 6 ‘encounter’ near Shadnagar town in which police killed all four accused in a woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder. The eight-member SIT will be headed by Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M. Bhagwath. The others officials, including a woman have been […]