‘Rajnigandha’ fame actress Vidya Sinha dead at 71

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Vidya Sinha, known for her role in Basu Chatterjee’s film “Rajnigandha” (1974), here on Thursday passed away after a brief lung-cum-heart ailment, family sources said. In 1968, she was married to Venkateshwaran Iyer, and the couple has a daughter, Jhanvi She was 71 and breathed her last at a private More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Court acquits all six accused in Pehlu Khan lynching case

Jaipur: Almost two years after Pehlu Khan was lynched by a mob of cow vigilantes, the Alwar sessions court on Wednesday acquitted all six accused in the case, giving them the benefit of the doubt. The hearing of More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Shah Faesal detained at Delhi airport, under house arrest in Srinagar

New Delhi: Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal, who has been highly critical of the government’s moves on Kashmir, was on Wednesday stopped from leaving the country and sent to Srinagar, an official said. Sources More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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No IT notice against Durga Puja panels this year: CBDT

New Delhi/Kolkata: Amid reports of Income Tax notice being issued to the prominent Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday issued a release, “strongly denying” More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Kashmiri Pandit diaspora rejects move against axing of Art 370

New Delhi: The Global Kashmiri Pandits Diaspora (GKPD) has rejected a petition submitted by 64 citizens including Pandits, Sikhs and Dogras condemning the abrogation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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SC orders to secure NRC data on lines of Aadhaar data

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that data collected for publishing in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam shall be kept as secure as the Aadhaar data. All NRC exclusion should be published More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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Intelligence Bureau issues terror alert ahead of Eid

New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an alert about Islamic State (IS) and ISI-backed terrorist groups planning attacks in India on the occasion of Eid on Monday. The IB said that ISI-backed jehadi More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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Eid symbolizes love, service to humanity: President

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted citizens on the occasion of Eid, which falls on Monday, saying the festival symbolizes love and service to humanity. I offer my greetings and good wishes to More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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EX MLA Rashid Engineer in NIA custody for terror funding

New Delhi: Former Jammu & Kashmir MLA Rashid Engineer was on Saturday sent to four days NIA custody by a Delhi court in a terror-funding case involving 26/11 master mind Hafiz Saeed. Engineer is accused of taking More...

By Agencies On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Kashmiri lawyer moves SC against Presidential Order on J&K

New Delhi: A Kashmiri lawyer has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order that revoked Article 370, which granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The plea contended that the approval More...