Duo arrested for armed robberies, 2 cops injured

New Delhi , May 26

Two men who robbed businessmen returning home with their day's earnings at gunpoint have been arrested after a chase which left two policemen injured, police said on Friday.

Need to promote electric vehicles: Gadkari

Nagpur , May 26

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that electric vehicles need to be promoted in order to cut down expenses incurred on crude oil imports.

Today's meeting a start to rallying opposition against Modi: Hariprasad

Kolkata , May 26

Terming Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's luncheon meeting with leaders of 17 opposition parties in Delhi "just a beginning", party General Secretary B.K. Hariprasad on Friday said the party would make all efforts to bring together political forces for a united fight against the Narendra Modi government ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Fake Rs 2,000 notes seized in Bengal

Kolkata , May 26

One person was arrested with fake Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination with the face value of Rs 5 lakh in West Bengal's Murshidabad, police said on Friday.

CBI lodges FIR in NET answer-sheet scam

New Delhi , May 26

The CBI has registered a case against senior CBSE official Antriksh Johri and some other government officials for allegedly hiring a private firm to scan the answer-sheets of 7.94 lakh in this year's National Eligibility Test (NET), an official said on Friday.

Rahul denied permission to visit Saharanpur, Congress upset

Lucknow/New Delhi , May 26

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday denied permission to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to visit the violence-hit villages of Saharanpur district, where caste conflict has left two dead and scores injured.