The Centre strongly rebutted on Thursday the charge that crimes against Dalits had increased under its watch, with home minister Rajnath Singh challenging the opposition to provide statistics to back up such claims even as he promised stern action against gau rakshaks who indulged in violence.
BJP leader from Ghaziabad, Brijpal Teotia (54), was critically injured when armed assailants opened fire at his SUV from automatic weapons including an AK-47 rifle and 9mm pistols. Five other persons including four private gunners of Teotia, who were accompanying him in the SUV, also sustained gunshot injuries.
The callousness of Delhi’s citizens and its police is in clear evidence in the CCTV footage that captured the scene of a man being hit by a three-wheeler goods carrier and left bleeding on the road in Subhash Nagar in West Delhi.
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event of tennis competition at the Rio Olympics with a straight-set win over Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and John Peers.
Shuttler PV Sindhu has emerged the only winner for India's Olympic contingent on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, marking the start of badminton at the Games with a facile win in the women's individual competition.
Sachin-Jigar catapulted into limelight with the freshness of 'Saibo' ('Shor In The City'). And though they have a signature style that spells folk fusion, the young musical duo has gone on to do unpredictable things with their music.