Zee News : India States (270)

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing passes away; three-day mourning declared in state

Former Manipur Chief Minister and Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing on Tuesday passed away due to multiple-organ failure at the age of 98 in the capital city. 

Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill village sarpanch's husband in Dantewada

The deceased has been identified as Madan Bhaskar, husband of village sarpanch Laxmi Bhaskar.

J&K Governor meets Rajnath Singh, discusses repeated ceasefire violation from Pakistan

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and discussed various issues including repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistani armed forces, an officials said.

K Palaniswamy thanks PM Narendra Modi for extending support to AIADMK govt

Modi had extended "all possible support" to Palaniswami government yesterday, in which O Panneerselvam was inducted as Deputy Chief Minister following the merger of two AIADMK factions.  

Bus overturns in J&K's Kupwara, 18 injured

All the injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment.

ICSE in West Bengal to sensitise children on online gaming, internet addiction

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea seeking direction to the internet majors to take down the links of the Blue Whale game.

Triple Talaaq verdict evokes mixed reaction in Maharashtra

Muslim intellectuals and religious scholars on Tuesday gave a mixed reaction to the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaaq. 

Kerala: Demonetised currencies with face value of Rs 1 cr seized, one arrested

Following a tip-off, police intercepted two cars yesterday seized the currencies and arrested Shamir, police said.

MLAs loyal to Sasikala revolt against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami; DMK demands trust vote

MLAs loyal to Saikala and Dhinakaran on Tuesday told the Governor that they no longer had confidence in TN CM.

Granted bail by Supreme Court, special NIA court issues release order for Colonel Purohit

Special NIA court on Tuesday issued release order for Lt Colonel Shrikant Purohit from Taloja Jail.

AIADMK merger fallout: Seven MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran head to Puducherry resort

In a dramatic turn of event in the Tamil Nadu political crisis, as many as seven MLAs supporting VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran, were on Tuesday moved out of Chennai. 

Delhi's central govt hospitals report 47 swine flu deaths this year

The Ram Manohar Lohia , AIIMS and Safdarjung hospitals accounted for 95, 45 and 27 positive cases of H1N1 influenza respectively till date this year, of which 45 people have died.  

Delhi High Court seeks government response on plea to make road rage non-bailable offence

The PIL filed by Anubhav Gupta, a law student in Delhi University, also asked the High Court to give proper definition of road rage which is presently a lacuna in law.

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

A militant was killed in an ongoing operation by security forces in north Kashmir`s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

Uttar Pradesh: Man arrested for killing father

During the course of the investigation, it was found that the complainant had killed his father. He has confessed to his crime, the SP claimed.

MLAs loyal to Sasikala revolt against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami; DMK demands trust vote

A day after the patch-up between the camps led by Palaniswami and rebel leader Panneerselvam, ​MLAs loyal to AIADMK leaders Saikala and TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday told the Governor that they no longer had confidence in Chief Minister.

Money laundering case: Delhi court dismisses bail of separatist Shabir Shah

Shabir, who heads the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, was arrested from his Sanatnagar residence in July. 

AIMPLB convenes first meet after Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq

Hours after the Supreme Court's landmark judgement which banned the triple talaq with immediate effect, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board convened a meeting on September 10 to discuss the court's verdict. 

PM Modi to conduct aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Bihar on August 26

Prime Minister will visit Bihar on August 26.

Dalit girl forced to lift her excreta by upper caste man in MP's Chhatarpur

A case was registered against Singh on charges of unlawful compulsory labour, intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace and relevant section of the Juvenile Justice Act, Khan said.

Congress MLA Subal Sahu dies in Odisha

The three-time Congress MLA was being treated for cancer.

Women college students stage protest in Jammu

The protesting students accused the principal and teachers of harassing them on one pretext or the other.  

Uttar Pradesh: Four, including policeman, arrested for stealing cars

Following the arrest, four stolen cars were recovered yesterday from an area near the Bhensi Cut on the Delhi- Dehradun national highway, SP Ombir Singh said.

Bihar journalist murder case: CBI files charge sheet against RJD leader Shahabuddin

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed charge sheet against Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Mohammad Shahabuddin in the murder case of in the murder case of Siwan-based journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.

Dinkaran sacks AIADMK lawmaker for his comment on Sasikala

TTV Dinakaran, AIADMK deputy general secretary and nephew of jailed general secretary VK Sasikala, has sacked party member and lawmaker Vaithilingam following his comment on Sasikala yesterday, reported ANI.

Tamil Nadu Dy CM O Panneerselvam gets additional portfolios

Panneerselvam was sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister on Monday after the merger of the two AIADMK factions.

Uttar Pradesh govt welcomes Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq

The court by a majority verdict has set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims, saying the it was void.

TTV Dinakaran faction wants Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami changed

Nineteen legislators belonging to the Dinakaran faction met the Governor on Tuesday at Raj Bhavan.

Bihar flood: Death toll exceeds 300, Sushil Modi urges PM to visit flood-hit areas

As devastating flood stroke Bihar, the death toll mounted to nearly 304 on Monday. More than 2.5 lakh people have been rescued so far.

Chhattisgarh: Woman delivers baby in open ground as health centre fails to open on time

In yet another incident, a woman in Chhattisgarh delivered a child in an open ground as the primary health centre had not opened for the day.

Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter underway in Kupwara, 2 to 3 terrorists trapped

An encounter broke out between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday.

Not inviting NCP for Kisan rally, says Congress' Gujarat unit

Congress' Gujarat unit on Monday said it has decided not to invite NCP for its 'Kisan Rally' next month.

Death toll increases in Bihar, UP, Assam due to floods; situation abates in West Bengal

Devastating floods have swept across large swathes of Bihar, Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

First images of Mumbai's famed Lord Ganesha idol 'Lalbaugcha Raja' out

Legend has it that a wish is always granted to those who visit the idol. 

Utkal Express, derailed near Khatauli in UP, to run from Tuesday

Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday evening, killing 22 people and injuring 156 others. 

AIADMK expected to join NDA, cabinet reshuffle on the cards

An early reshuffle of the Union Cabinet appears to be on the cards.

Utkal Express to run tomorrow

Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday evening, killing 22 people and injuring 156 others. 

OPS, EPS factions of AIADMK merge, Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu Deputy CM

Rival AIADMK factions on Monday merged following a power sharing arrangement.

First death in capital due to dengue

At least 21 deaths due to dengue were reported last year at various hospitals, including nine at AIIMS, though the official tally of the civic bodies stood at 10.

Panaji bypoll: Manohar Parrikar confident of good voter turnout

Bypoll will also be held for Valpoi assembly seat on Wednesday, where Congress rebel Vishwajit Rane is contesting on the BJP ticket against Roy Naik, the son of former state home minister Ravi Naik, of Congress.

152 dead, 1.5 crore people hit by flood in West Bengal, says CM Mamata Banerjee

The chief minister said the state government's primary task was to help those affected in the floods.

Merger of AIADMK factions won't benefit people: Kanimozhi

The merger of two AIADMK factions would in no way be beneficial to the people of Tamil Nadu, DMK MP and the party's women's wing leader Kanimozhi said on Monday.

Will seek implementation of report on excess school fee: Delhi High Court

Earlier on May 31, the DoE had told the court that private schools which do not refund the excess fees charged by them on the pretext of implementing the 6th PC, will face de- recognition or takeover.

Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts

Over 20 lakh people have been hit by the current spell of floods in 24 districts of the state.  

BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayandar municipal poll; bags 61 of 95 seats

In the 2012 polls, BJP won 32 and Sena had bagged 15 seats.

Jammu & Kashmir: PDP worker found dead

A ruling PDP worker was on Monday found dead under suspicious circumstances in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, the police said.

Chhattisgarh: 3 newborns die; kin blame it on disruption in oxygen supply

While relatives claimed the children died due to irregular oxygen supply, health officials denied the charge and claimed the deaths were because of different reasons.

BJP president Amit Shah postpons 3-day Tamil Nadu visit, scheduled from 22 August

The new schedule for his visit would be announced later. 

Thane: Fertility doctor booked for raping patient

A Mumbai-based doctor has been booked for allegedly raping a patient. The accused, practicing for nearly ten years, reportedly assists a surrogacy specialist doctor who runs a fertility centre in Thane's Naupada area.

No such thing as 'VIP' in democracy: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that there is no such thing as 'VIP' in a democracy, adding that the State Government's mantra is to develop each and every sector.