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One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...othered. Hundreds of lives are lost every day. It is like jumbo jet crashing every day. I hope the Narendra Modi government takes steps to ensure Indian roads become safer. I’ve written to him too.” Munde

CAG punches holes in UP’s Maha Kumbh spend

CAG punches holes in UP’s Maha Kumbh spend

...ler and Auditor General (CAG) has punched many holes in the much-hyped 2013 Maha Kumbh in Allahabad. The state government, which has been tom-toming its “great managerial skills” in organising the biggest religious congregation on

Banerjee denies government not cooperating with Saradha probe

Banerjee denies government not cooperating with Saradha probe

...strife” cases were being depicted as political violence. Regarding the Saradha issue, being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation and other central agencies, she said her government has already handed over documents related to the

Bengal government responsible for mill CEO’s lynching: BJP

Bengal government responsible for mill CEO’s lynching: BJP

Kolkata, June 17 ((Cnews)) The BJP Tuesday held the West Bengal government responsible for a jute mill CEO’s lynching two days ago in Hooghly district of the state. State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rahul

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

...icials said the chief minister had personally monitored the donation-collecting exercise and the relief measures for the people of Uttarakhand and had given standing instructions for expediting the financial assistance process. The system, however, seems unyielding.

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...t rural households across the country do not have toilet facilities, according to a baseline survey conducted in 2012. In reply to questions raised in the Lok Sabha, in February this year, the government stated

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

New Delhi, July 16 ((Crime News):) The CBI has said former defence minister A.K. Antony, a witness in the Tatra truck case, admitted that former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh informed him of the bribe offer by

Mamata seeks central funds for disaster management

Mamata seeks central funds for disaster management

Darjeeling, July 18 ((Crime News):) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said her government has sought funds from the central government for management of natural disasters in Darjeeling district, on par with the northeastern states.

UP government in denial mode over riots: BJP

UP government in denial mode over riots: BJP

Lucknow, July 28 ((Crime News):) The BJP’s Uttar Pradesh unit Monday lashed out at the SP government for alleging the former had a role in the communal clashes in the state. Attacking the Samajwadi Party

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...dental deaths rose 34.2 percent – Road accidents cases came down slightly by 0.02 percent in 2012 but rose 1.6 percent – Road accidents topped list of overall accidents with 35.2 percent – As many as 473,416