Former Chandannagar Police Commissioner Humayun Kabir, remembered for arresting a bunch of BJP workers in January after they raised the incendiary slogan of "Goli maaro..." ("shoot them"), is all set to contest the West Bengal Assembly elections. Declaring the former IPS officer's candidature on a Trinamool Congress ticket today, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said he will be fielded in the Debra constituency. He had joined the party early last month.
A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Friday, police said.
The Indian Army launched its first community radio station "Radio Chinar" on Saturday in Sopore of Baramulla district in North Kashmir to bridge the gap between jawan and awaam (people).
A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.
Taking a dig at Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi's visit to the tea gardens in poll-bound Assam and an attempt at plucking the leaves, BJP Assam chief Ranjit Dass on Friday said women working at tea gardens will vote for BJP government schemes and not for the stunt ahead of elections.