Scribe killed: Sai Reddy,  (45) a journalist with ‘Deshbandhu’ was on Friday axed to death by a group of armed Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattishgarh, police said. A probe into the matter is on.    pti
I-T raid on BJP leader: Income Tax sleuths have been conducting raids on 20 premises of BJP leader, Amarpreet Singh Kale including in Jamshedpur, Ranchi and Kolkata today over a tax evasion case.    pti
C-404 ship:Indian Coast Guard today commissioned a C-404 ship capable of operating in close and shallow waters at Vizhinjam harbour. Kerala Chief Secretary EK Bharat Bhushan launched it.     pti   
Cloth trader shot: A 28-year-old cloth trader, Amit Jain,  was shot dead by two motorbike-borne assailants on Khatwa road in Dausa district, police said on Friday. Old enmity is being suspected.    pti
Judge abused: A man facing trial in a murder case today abused a judge and hurled ink-pad at him during the proceedings at a Saket, Delhi, court.“The ink-pad hit the judge on his shoulder,” sources said.    pti
Pension scheme: Demanding restructuring of the current pension scheme, several elderly men and women led by rights activist Aruna Roy staged a protest outside PM&’s official residence here.     pti
Charred to death: An infant was charred to death in a fire incident in Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir, police said on Friday. the fire had broken out yesterday. It was apparently caused by short circuit.     pti
Blackbuck deaths: Nine people have been sentenced to three-year rigorous imprisonment for killing a black buck and eating its meat by a court in Solapur. The accused had been arrested on 21 March, 2011.    pti
Ayodhya: The 21st anniversary of the Babri mosque demolition passed off peacefully amid tight security arrangements on Friday. Heavy security was in place in all the entry points of the holy city.     pti
Probe: The SC ordered a CBI probe into the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly taken away by forest officials from a busy fish market at Betul in Madhya Pradesh in 2011, sources said.     pti
Khurshid visit: To boost ties with Bahrain, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will begin on 7 December a three-day visit to the Gulf country which is an important trading partner of India.      pti