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Vindoo Dara Singh Arrested In Spot Fixing Case

Former Bigg Boss contestant and son of late MP and wrestler Dara Singh, actor Vindoo Dara Singh has been arrested by the crime branch for alleged links with bookies.  As the IPL Spot Fixing drama gets murkier by the hour, Vindoo’s name popped up in bookie Ramesh Vyas’ confession to the police. Apparently some more bookies who were arrested two days back also took the actor’s name.  Vindoo was being

Varun Gandhi Fixed Hate Speech Case?

BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi, who was exonerated of all charges of making hate speeches before the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, is now being accused of “brazenly subverting the entire judicial process to get his name cleared”, a report by news magazine Tehelka said. The Tehelka expose said that its “investigation proves that not only did Varun make the venomous speeches he is accused of, he has compounded the original wrong by

Digvijaya rules against SC for calling CBI ‘caged parrot’

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday took a dig at the judiciary for its observations on CBI, triggering immediate reaction from BJP, which advised him to “learn and understand” why there were a “series of scams” in theUPA government instead of “blaming the judiciary”. “By calling CBI a parrot in cage, then a Central Administrative Bench in Bangalore calling the IB a chicken. Now I have a question to the people in general. Are we not belittling our institutions?

22 killed in China coal mine accident

At least 22 people were killed Saturday following a gas explosion in a colliery in southwest China’s Sichuan province, officials said. The accident occurred at the Taozigou coal mine in Luxian county when at least 108 miners were working underground, Xinhua reported. Officials said 71 miners managed to escape. At least nine miners were still trapped in the colliery.

Vote for Pakistan: Malala Yousufzai

One vote can change Pakistan’s future and “it’s our right”, teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, said Saturday, a day when ballotting took place in the country. In a letter carried by the Dawn, Malala said: “It’s an honour for me to share some words with my sisters and brothers in my country.” “If we want education, electricity and natural gas in our

Pak prisoner Sanaullah, attacked in Jammu jail, dies

Chandigarh, May 9: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was attacked in a Jammu jail last week, has died in a Chandigarh hospital early Thursday morning. Sanaullah suffered renal failure on Wednesday and doctors said that his condition was “extremely critical”. “The patient has become extremely critical. He has developed renal failure with no urine output since morning. Hence he was put on peritoneal dialysis by Nephrologists. He had developed hypothermia,”

Karnataka Election Results - Congress stormed back in power

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a humiliating defeat in Karnataka assembly elections 2013 with the Congress bouncing back convincingly after seven years, winning 121 out of the total 223 poll results declared on Tuesday. The Congress has well passed the majority mark of 113 in the 224-member Assembly. The polling of the Periyapatna assembly segment in Mysore district has been postponed to 28 May due to the demise of BJP candidate Sannamoge Gowda

BJP demands statement on Ladakh situation

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded that the government make a statement on the incursion and subsequent return of Chinese troops from Indian territory in Ladakh. “The defence or external affairs minister should give a suo motu statement on the actual terms and conditions of restoring the status quo with China, because there are many theories floating around,” BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday. The BJP leader added that the theories included that India has agreed to stop further development

Singapore court jails Lankan for killing her Indian lover

A Singapore court has sentenced a former Sri Lankan domestic help to 10 years in jail for killing her Indian lover. Tharmalingam Puwaneswary, a Sri Lankan national, was found guilty of striking the head of Murugaiyan Selvam, an Indian-origin man, with a five-kg dumb-bell following an argument in the victim’s house in December 2009, the Today newspaper reported Tuesday. According the report, Selvam, a permanent resident of Singapore, would frequently

CBI might appeal Sajjan Kumar’s acquittal

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) might move the Delhi High Court against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, informed sources said Tuesday. “We will wait for the court’s judgment on the quantum of sentence for those found guilty in the case. Then we will decide,” a CBI source told IANS. A Delhi court April 30 acquitted Sajjan Kumar in the case. District

Salman Khan set to tie the knot

Bollywood’s most eligible bachelor Salman Khan is soon going to enter the married men’s club. One of the most successful actors of India’s booming Hindi film industry Salman Khan who is known as a spoilt brat is expected to tie the knot with the Romanian television presenter and actress Iulia Vantur with whom he is seen almost on a daily basis. Salman Khan whose films have done exceedingly well in the