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He had been mentally disturbed ever since, and on Friday, upon spotting his neighbours, he went to his house, picked up a knife and allegedly attacked five persons.

3 dead, 2 injured after ‘mentally disturbed’ man attacks neighbours in south Mumbai

A 54-year-old man allegedly stabbed three people to death and injured two others in a residential building in south Mumbai on Friday. Two months prior, his family had left him, and he suspected his neighbours had instigated them. He was arrested after the grisly attack and police recovered the knife used. He is visibly mentally disturbed, but not undergoing medical treatment.

Papalpreet, who has been on the run along with Amritpal since the Punjab Police launched a crackdown on March 18, faced the I-T department action under section 147 of the Income Tax Act, (HT File Photo)

Amritpal’s mentor Papalpreet served I-T notice over ‘unaccounted’ income

The Income Tax department has issued a notice to Papalpreet Singh, the brain behind radical preacher Amritpal Singh, over Rs 4.48 lakh unaccounted income. Papalpreet has been guiding Amritpal since March 18 and is alleged to be in close contact with Pakistan's ISI. He faces four criminal cases, including one under the UAPA.

Asking officials of the district administration to bridge communication gap with the general public, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday directed deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) to keep aside two hours every day for interaction with public. (HT File Photo)

Hold interaction with public daily for 2 hours: Haryana CM Khattar to DCs, SPs

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police to hold daily interactions with the public for two hours, to bridge the communication gap. He also asked officers to ensure compliance with the state government's welfare-oriented schemes and swachhata abhiyan.

Kurukshetra SP Surinder Singh Bhoria said that five teams were formed to arrest the inmates, and they were arrested from Shahbad and produced in a court which sent them to the district jail. (HT Photo)

2 inmates who escaped from Kurukshetra jail arrested

Two inmates have been arrested for escaping from the Kurukshetra district jail three days ago. Rajat Kumar (24) and Sabar Ali (20) were arrested from Shahbad and produced in court, while the third inmate, Rohit Kumar, was arrested earlier. The jail officials believe they took advantage of construction work and escaped with the labourers.

Unseasonal rains and hailstorm have caused widespread damage to wheat, late-sown mustard, barley and vegetables in Mahendergarh and some pockets of Charkhi Dadri on Friday. The rainfall, which lashed the state in the last few days, has caused huge damage to the crops. (HT Photo)

Rain, hailstorm cause crops damage in Mahendergarh, Charkhi Dadri

Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have caused widespread damage to crops in Mahendergarh and Charkhi Dadri, adversely impacting farmers. Wheat, late-sown mustard, barley and vegetables have been affected. Haryana agriculture minister JP Dalal has visited affected areas, assuring compensation for the losses.

The charred body of a 60-year-old woman has been recovered from a room constructed in the fields in Kunjpura village of Karnal district, the police said on Friday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representational image)

60-year-old woman found murdered in Karnal village

The charred body of a 60-year-old woman, Sona Devi, has been recovered from a room in Kunjpura village of Karnal district. Police are investigating the case, but family members allege she was murdered. Post-mortem will ascertain the actual cause of death.

The Kaithal district police have arrested three persons on the charges of creating a fake Instagram account of the superintendent of police (SP) Maqsood Ahmed and demanding money from his social media friends. (Representational image)

Three held for creating fake Instagram ID of Kaithal SP

Three people have been arrested for creating a fake Instagram account of the SP Maqsood Ahmed and demanding money from his friends. Police have recovered 166 active and 650 inactive SIM cards, five fake Aadhaar cards, one printer and one mobile phone. The accused have been booked under Section 66-C of the IT Act and Section 419 of the IPC and sent to judicial custody.

Arrested for harbouring fugitive Khalistani preacher Amritpal Singh and his aide Papalpreet Singh at her Shahbad residence in Kurukshetra district, Baljit Kaur, 30, was in touch with Papalpreet for the past two and a half years, claim investigators. (HT Photo)

Shahbad woman who sheltered Amritpal found an ‘intellectual match’ in Papalpreet

Baljit Kaur, 30, was arrested for harbouring fugitive Khalistani preacher Amritpal Singh and his aide Papalpreet Singh at her Shahbad residence in Kurukshetra district. Police claim she was in touch with Papalpreet for the past two and a half years and was pursuing a course in "radical literature". Amritpal had come to her residence on a two-wheeler and left the next day. Police are investigating the case and no FIR has been registered.

Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Friday said that the Punjab government is not serious in arresting Waris Punjab De chief and Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh. (HT File Photo)

Punjab government not serious about arresting Amritpal Singh: Anil Vij

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij accused the Punjab government of not being serious about arresting Waris Punjab De chief and Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh, claiming it took them 36 hours to reach Shahbad after receiving information. AAP's Malvinder Singh Kang defended the Punjab Police, saying they actively worked on the inputs and tracked the woman from Patiala who sheltered Amritpal.

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi leaves parliament building in New Delhi.

Benefits provided to an MP: What Rahul Gandhi stands to lose

Rahul Gandhi has been disqualified from the Lok Sabha after he was convicted of criminal defamation over his 'Modi surname' remark. He was sentenced to a two-year term by a local court in Gujarat. According to parliamentary rules, Union legislators lose their seat if convicted of a crime for two or more years in prison. They are also not entitled to certain benefits given to them as an MP.

Indian American lawmaker Ro Khanna (Left) and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Indian American lawmaker tweets in support of Rahul Gandhi: 'deep betrayal of…'

India American lawmaker Ro Khanna condemned Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Lok Sabha as a "deep betrayal of Gandhian philosophy and India?s deepest values" and called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reverse the decision. The Congress leader was convicted by a lower court in a criminal defamation case and sentenced two years in jail, barring him from contesting polls for eight years. Kanchan Gupta responded to Khanna's tweet, saying the PM does not have the extra-judicial powers to override laws and that the government had nothing to do with Gandhi's disqualification.

Commuters caught in the rain on Friday. (Sant Arora/HT)

Light to moderate rainfall recorded in some parts of Rajasthan

Rajasthan experienced light to moderate rainfall in the past 24 hours, with 29 mm recorded in Thanagaji of Alwar and 18 mm in Chauhtan of Barmer, according to the Meteorological Department. Rainfall below 7 mm was also recorded in various areas of the state. The weather office has no prediction for rainfall on Saturday.

Nagaland director general of police (DGP) Rupin Sharma (Left) and deputy chief minister Yanthungo Patton at a conference with senior police officers on Friday (Twitter/YanthungoPatton)

Reduce deployment of police personnel on security duties, says Nagaland dy chief minister

Nagaland deputy chief minister Yanthungo Patton has asked for a review to reduce the deployment of 3,000 state police personnel for personal protection and non-police duties. He also called for re-organisation and restructuring of the police force, reduction of work-related stress of India Reserve Battalion (IRB) jawans, and stern action against police personnel under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Sheryl Lee Ralph talks about she was sexually assaulted by TV judge.

Sheryl Lee Ralph shares how famous TV judge sexually assaulted her: 'He grabbed me by the back of my neck and.....'

Sheryl Lee Ralph recalled how she was sexually assaulted by a famous TV judge.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi. (PTI)

Modi family in J’khand, land donor for Cong office, seeks speedy trial against Rahul in Ranchi case

Pradip Modi, a Ranchi-based lawyer, demands speedy trial in a similar case he filed against Rahul Gandhi for his comment at an election rally in Jharkhand capital in 2019. He claims to have evidence showing Gandhi's statement was deliberate and repeated in other parts of the country. Court in Surat had sentenced Gandhi to two years in jail in a defamation case filed by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi for his alleged remark.

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