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07/22/2019

Air India To Resume Flights Over Pakistan After Airspace Re-Opens With Pakistan reopening its airspace, national carrier Air India will resume flight operations on the Delhi-Kabul and the Lucknow-Najaf routes from August 5 and October 28, respectively, said Air......
18:17, 07/22/2019

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
17:51, 07/22/2019

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
17:51, 07/22/2019

Amid Water Crisis, India Struggles With Monsoon Below "Normal" Baseline The weather department said today that it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations...
17:51, 07/22/2019

Girl Found Dead In Madhya Pradesh School, Parents Reject Suicide Claim An 11-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself on the premises of her school hostel in Madhya Pradesh's Dindori district, police said today. Going by her suicide note, she wasn't......
17:51, 07/22/2019

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna Roy said....
17:51, 07/22/2019

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI reported on Monday....
16:17, 07/22/2019

Eight Kids Among Nine Dead After Truck Collides With Van In Uttar Pradesh Nine people, including eight children, were killed and 15 others were injured when a pickup van collided with a mini truck in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, the police said today....
16:17, 07/22/2019

Rahul Is And Will Remain Captain Of Congress: Ashok Gehlot Denying any leadership crisis in the Congress, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is still the captain of the party and will remain so in future....
16:17, 07/22/2019

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
16:17, 07/22/2019

Anand Mahindra Can "Breath Normally Again" As Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off The successful launch of India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 drew applause from across the world. In a tweet, businessman Anand Mahindra also congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation......
14:51, 07/22/2019

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which has......
14:51, 07/22/2019

Acharya Devvrat Takes Oath As New Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat was on Monday sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat.Mr Devvrat, 60, was administered the oath of office by Gujarat High Court's acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave at a function held......
14:17, 07/22/2019

The Women (And Men) Who Fuelled India's Ambitious Moonshot, Chandrayaan 2 As Chandrayaan 2 blasted off on Monday, there was more than just rocket fuel that powered India's most ambitious and complex space mission. A team, led from the front by brilliant women and men, have......
14:17, 07/22/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
14:17, 07/22/2019

"Didn't Eat Biryani": HD Kumaraswamy On Photo With IMA Scam Mastermind In an apparent reference to a photograph with the prime accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam, Mansoor Khan, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy told Vidhana Soudha on Monday: "I did not eat......
14:17, 07/22/2019

Pragya Thakur, Controversy Magnet, Gets Away With Godse Comment Even as Pragya Singh Thakur blundered into yet another controversy, she appears to have been let off lightly by the ruling BJP for her outrageous comments describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram......
14:17, 07/22/2019

"Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple Earlier this year, the TIME magazine included two Indian women lawyers - Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju - in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019. The two lawyers had led a long fight......
14:17, 07/22/2019

Shah Rukh Khan, Virat Kohli Cheer Chandrayaan 2 Launch Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the praise on Twitter for ISRO and the successful launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, that plans to make the country only the fourth to......
14:17, 07/22/2019

PM's Shout-Out To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch; He Watched From Office Prime Minister Narendra Modi watched the Chandrayaan 2 lift-off on a giant screen at his office in Delhi and was also seen clapping with scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)......
14:17, 07/22/2019

"Mind-Boggling": ISRO Chief On Work That Went Into Chandrayaan 2 Launch Minutes after India successfully launched the Chandrayaan 2 at 2:43 pm today, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan thanked the engineers involved in the "mammoth task" of ensuring......
14:17, 07/22/2019

Fire Breaks Out At MTNL Building In Mumbai's Bandra: Updates A massive fire broke out in a building in Mumbai's Bandra West today. The building houses state-run telecom company MTNL. Around 100 people are feared trapped on the terrace of the building and 14......
14:17, 07/22/2019

Chandrayaan-2: Second try for India as it shoots for the moon India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
11:17, 07/22/2019

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang to rival Mack Horton: 'You must respect China' Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
11:17, 07/22/2019

"People Watching": Karnataka Speaker Nudges Coalition To Hold Trust Vote Karnataka's ruling coalition must not delay a trust vote anymore, the assembly Speaker said on Monday, amid allegations that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular alliance was buying time with lengthy......
10:51, 07/22/2019

Quack, 2 Aides Arrested for Performing Illegal Abortions In Maharashtra A quack and his two aides, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions at a nursing home in Akola city of Maharashtra, police said on Monday....
10:51, 07/22/2019

Less Than An Hour To Go For Chandrayaan 2 Launch: Live Updates The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
10:51, 07/22/2019

Top Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Floor Test In Karnataka The Supreme Court on Monday refused to urgently list a plea of two Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking holding of floor test forthwith, but said it may consider listing of the petition Tuesday....
10:51, 07/22/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Launch : When And Where To Watch Live Streaming The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
10:51, 07/22/2019

Amending RTI Act Will Affect Information Commissions: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed the Centre's move to amend the RTI Act, alleging that it will end the independence of central and states information commissions....
10:51, 07/22/2019

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "politicians who have looted" the state...
10:51, 07/22/2019

PM Modi To Embark On Two-Day Visit To Bhutan In August Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day official visit to Bhutan in August. The visit will reflect the importance New Delhi attaches to its ties with Bhutan and would reiterate the......
10:51, 07/22/2019

Shashi Tharoor Misquotes Mirza Ghalib Poem, Javed Akhtar Had This To Say Shashi Tharoor today received some friendly advice from award-winning poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar, after admitting yesterday he had been misled over the date of Mirza Ghalib's birth anniversary and......
10:51, 07/22/2019

"Walking The Talk" On Promises: Government Presents 50-Day Report Card Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government on Monday said it is already "walking the talk" on its promise of fast-paced development with "speed, skill and scale" being......
10:51, 07/22/2019

Gunshots, Man Falls To Ground, Attacked With Sticks In UP Firing Videos Nearly a week after 10 people were shot dead in a dispute over land at Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh, two videos reveal the sheer horror of what went down on July 17. The videos show the moments......
10:51, 07/22/2019

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
09:51, 07/22/2019

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....
08:34, 07/22/2019

Analysts urge caution as stocks on Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board surge The first tranche of companies on China's latest Nasdaq-style tech board started trading on Monday, with all the stocks seeing strong gains on their public debut, though some are cautioning against jumping headlong into the action....
08:00, 07/22/2019

Raghuram Rajan Explains Why He Didn't Apply For Bank Of England Job Former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan has indicated the political challenges posed by Brexit were the reasons he didn't apply to head up the Bank of England....
07:00, 07/22/2019

No Girl Born In 132 Villages In Uttarkashi In 3 Months: Report At a time when the centre has been promoting its "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" programme, sex ratio at birth data from 132 villages in Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand revealed that no girl child was......
07:00, 07/22/2019

"Not Elected To Clean Toilets": Pragya Thakur On BJP Worker's Complaint Pragya Singh Thakur, a first-time BJP parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh, has told party workers that she "wasn't elected to get drains and toilets cleaned", a statement that many saw as arrogant and......
07:00, 07/22/2019

Pakistan Needs To Mobilize Tax Revenue, Cut Debt, Says IMF Pakistan needs to mobilize domestic tax revenue to ensure funds for social and development programs, while reducing debt, the acting director of the International Monetary Fund said on Sunday after a......
07:00, 07/22/2019

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Man Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
07:00, 07/22/2019

India Will Achieve 8% Growth From 2020-21: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has voiced confidence that India will achieve economic growth of 8 per cent plus from fiscal year 2020-21 onwards as structural reforms like the GST are set to......
07:00, 07/22/2019

Main Accused In Rs 2,700-Crore Drug Haul From Pakistan Dies The key accused in the alleged smuggling of narcotics worth Rs 2,700 crore from Pakistan, who was lodged in a jail in Amritsar, died Sunday, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordering a magisterial......
03:34, 07/22/2019

Bill For 5% Job Quota To Dead Soldiers' Families Introduced In Lok Sabha A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of dead soldiers of......
03:34, 07/22/2019

166 Dead In Assam, Bihar Floods, Around 1.11 Crore Affected Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam, with around 1.11 crore people impactedin the two eastern states where the number of dead reached 166 on Sunday....
03:34, 07/22/2019

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board the British-flagged tanker which has been detained......
03:34, 07/22/2019

Thai Woman Moves Top Court Seeking Safe Return Of Daughter From US A woman, fighting a legal battle with her estranged husband for the custody of children, has moved the Supreme Court seeking safe return of her daughter from the USA as the case is still pending in a......
03:34, 07/22/2019

Nitin Gadkari, Pankaja Munde Absent From Maharashtra BJP Executive Meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Women and Children Development minister Pankaja Munde were absent today from the executive meeting of the state unit of the BJP....
22:00, 07/21/2019

"Have Vacated Ministerial Bungalow," Says Navjot Singh Sidhu Navjot Singh Sidhu's rapid retreat from his allotted bungalow, which he can occupy for up to two months after he steps down, comes less than a day after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Punjab......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Yogi Adityanath, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Exchange Digs Over UP Killings Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today tarred the opposition Congress, Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party over Wednesday's shocking shooting at a village in Sonbhadra that left 10......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian giants....
22:00, 07/21/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
22:00, 07/21/2019

At Kolkata Rally, Mamata Banerjee Pits Black Money Against Cut Money Mamata Banerjee today launched her fightback for Bengal with a mega rally in Kolkata -- her first since Trinamool's 12-seat setback for in the Lok Sabha elections and BJP's 16-seat inroad....
22:00, 07/21/2019

4 Accused Of Witchcraft Beaten To Death In Jharkhand Four people were beaten to death in a village in Gumla district of Jharkhand today, after being accused of witchcraft in a state in which many have been thrashed and killed over such allegations....
22:00, 07/21/2019

Mamata Banerjee Claims Train Services Were Curtailed At Trinamool Rally West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed rail services were curtailed to stop people from attending her rally, even as the Railways maintained that it was running a number of special......
22:00, 07/21/2019

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Non-Gandhi Congress Chief Will Cause Party To Split, Says Natwar Singh With the Congress leadership in limbo after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, party veteran Natwar Singh today joined the chorus backing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the top post, adding that having a......
22:00, 07/21/2019

MS Dhoni's Request To Train With Army Regiment Approved: Report Army Chief General Bipin Rawat approved former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni's request to train with the Parachute regiment for two months, top Army sources said on Sunday....
22:00, 07/21/2019

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Scam In Ujjwala Scheme, Demands Probe Accusing West Bengal BJP leaders of being involved in a scam relating to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it needs to be probed as lot of complaints......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Number Of Deaths In Assam Floods Rises To 64, Water Recedes In Some Areas With the death of five more people, the number of deaths in Assam floods rose to 64 on Sunday, even as water showed receding trends in some areas of the state....
22:00, 07/21/2019

Samajwadi Party Denies Yogi Adityanath's Charges In UP Killings Case Hitting out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for claiming that the main accused in the Sonbhadra clash was a Samajwadi Party member, the opposition party on Sunday said the chief......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Bengali Actress Rimjhim Mitra, Two Others Join BJP Three days after a host of Bengali actors, including Parno Mittra, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi, Bengali film and television actress Rimjhim Mitra followed suit, on Sunday....
22:00, 07/21/2019

Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put “women at the centre” of all efforts to forge a durable peace, and a truly inclusive political process where women’s voices are truly heard. ...
19:51, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the streets in seventh week of mass marches Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for the seventh consecutive weekend amid high tensions in the semi-autonomous Chinese city over a now-suspended extradition bill....
12:00, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
12:00, 07/21/2019

2019 Elections "A Mystery, Not History", Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of making inroads in the state through "money, police and EVM (Electronic Voting Machines) and said in the coming assembly elections, they......
11:51, 07/21/2019

Auditor (CAG) Flags Irregularities Worth Rs. 24,805 Crore In UP Government The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has detected several lapses resulting in losses worth Rs. 24,805 crores in the UP Excise Department during the 2008-18 period....
10:34, 07/21/2019

Yogi Adityanath In UP Village To Meet Victims Of Shootout That Killed 10 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today reached Sonbhadra where 10 people were killed in a shootout this week over a land dispute. The Chief Minister's visit comes amid a spiralling......
10:34, 07/21/2019

Over 4,000 Pilgrims Leave Jammu For Amarnath The 20th batch comprising 4,158 pilgrims including 1137 women and 260 sadhus Sunday left Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu to offer prayers at the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in......
10:34, 07/21/2019

Give "Promised Rs 15 Lakh Black Money" To People: Mamata Banerjee To BJP TheBJP should give its "promised Rs 15 lakh black money" to people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today at the mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata....
10:34, 07/21/2019

Fire Breaks Out At 4-Storey Building Near Taj Mahal Hotel In South Mumbai A fire broke out at a four-storey building near the Taj Mahal hotel in south Mumbai's Colaba today. Firefighters have reached the site and are trying to bring the situation under control, officials......
10:34, 07/21/2019

Sheila Dikshit's Last Rites Today, People Pay Tributes To Congress Leader The last rites of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who died yesterday following a cardiac arrest, will be performed at 2.30 pm today.The veteran Congress leader's body is currently kept at......
08:34, 07/21/2019

Mamata Banerjee To Addresses Mega Trinamool Rally In Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will address Trinamool Congress's (TMC) mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata today. This rally is organised by TMC every year on July 21 in the memory of the......
08:34, 07/21/2019

"Friends In Personal Life": Sushma Swaraj Pays Tribute To Sheila Dikshit Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj visited the residence of Sheila Dikshit today morning to pay her respects after the former Delhi chief minister died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday evening...
08:34, 07/21/2019

Heavy Rainfall In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Today, Predicts Weather Office Heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places in north interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Telangana and Maharashtra today, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said....
08:34, 07/21/2019

Ahead Of Trinamool's Mega Rally, Babul Supriyo's Sarcastic Tweet Ahead of Mamata Banerjee's mega Kolkata rally today, Union Minister Babul Supriyo took a dig at the Trinamool Congress and said the ruling party in Bengal will be wiped out of the state by 2021 when......
08:34, 07/21/2019

Author Taslima Nasreen's Residence Permit Extended By One Year Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on Sunday....
08:34, 07/21/2019

Eyes On State Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Kick Off Mega Kolkata Rally Today The Trinamool Congress is all set to hold an annual show of strength today with a mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to kick offpoll campaign for the......
06:51, 07/21/2019

Though My Rival, Sheila Dikshit Was Warm, Affectionate: Arvind Kejriwal Hours after the demise of Congress stalwart Sheila Dikshit, her political opponents such as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP president of Delhi unit, Manoj Tiwari expressed grief remembering her......
04:34, 07/21/2019

12 More Dead In Assam Floods, 1.3 Lakh Still In Relief Camps Flood waters showed signs of receding in Assam on Saturday but the number of deaths climbed to 62 with rain-related incidents claiming 12 more lives in the last 24 hours. Around 44 lakh people in 24......
04:34, 07/21/2019

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyard in Chandrapur, about 30 km away from Guwahati,......
04:34, 07/21/2019

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said....
04:34, 07/21/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar To Visit China Next Month: Report External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is expected travel to China next month to prepare ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in......
04:34, 07/21/2019

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
04:34, 07/21/2019

BJP's VK Malhotra Remembers Sheila Dikshit's Loyalty To Congress At a time when leaders switch sides every now and then, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, remained committed to Congress throughout her life, said BJP veteran Vijay......
04:34, 07/21/2019

Ahead Of Chandrayaan Take 2, ISRO's Track Record Inspires Confidence Despite the recent disappointment of an aborted launch for its high-profile lunar mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's track record remains one of the most enviable among space......
04:34, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
20:00, 07/20/2019

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
19:51, 07/20/2019

Will Be Challenging To Carry Forward Sheila Dikshit's Legacy, Says Son Congress leader and son of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday said it will be very challenging to carry forward his mother's legacy....
19:51, 07/20/2019

14-Day Police Custody For Ajaz Khan Over ''Objectionable'' Videos A Mumbai city court today extended actor Ajaz Khan's police custody to 14 days. The actor was arrested on Thursday by the city's cybercrime police for allegedly creating and uploading "objectionable"......
19:51, 07/20/2019

Centre Not Imposing Hindi In Tamil Nadu: Nirmala Sitharaman Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the Union government was not making any attempts to impose Hindi in Tamil Nadu and was trying to promote Tamil as well....
19:51, 07/20/2019

Served Congress Till The End: Sonia Gandhi's Letter About Sheila Dikshit UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi wrote a heartfelt letter to former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's children condoling the death of the veteran leader....
19:51, 07/20/2019

Sheila Dikshit, Three-Time Delhi Chief Minister, Dies At 81 Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who was the longest serving chief minister of Delhi, has died of a cardiac arrest at a hospital in Delhi. She was 81....
18:17, 07/20/2019

China Asks India To Join Fight Against "Unilateralism, Protectionism" China has said it values India's concerns on the bilateral trade imbalance and is willing to discuss new approaches to address the issue and asked New Delhi to join Beijing in its fight against......
18:17, 07/20/2019

Arvind Kejriwal, Amit Shah Condole Sheila Dikshit's Death Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit died at a hospital in Delhi today. She was 81. Ms Dikshit was the longest serving chief minister of the national capital....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Government Trying To Protect Accused Who Shot Dead 10 In UP: Congress The Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused in the Sonbhadra clash and instead of ensuring justice, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was......
18:17, 07/20/2019

Sheila Dikshit Will Be Remembered For Delhi's Development: Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the people of the national capital will remember ex-chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who died of a cardiac arrest today, for her contribution to the......
18:17, 07/20/2019

Sheila Dikshit's Last Rites Tomorrow, Body Taken To Her Home Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's last rites will be performed on Sunday morning, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said today. Ms Dikshit died today of a cardiac arrest at a Delhi......
18:17, 07/20/2019

"She Would Hug Me Whenever We Met": Priyanka Gandhi Mourns Sheila Dikshit Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expressed her condolences on the death of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit and said she will miss her "wise counsel"....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Heavy Rain Predicted In Himachal Next Week, Yellow Warning Issued The weather department has issued a 'yellow' weather warning in Himachal Pradesh after it predicted heavy rain in the hilly state next week. Yellow is the least dangerous of all the weather warnings....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Tejashwi Yadav Seeks Rs 10,000-Crore Help From Centre For Flood-Hit Bihar Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to declare Bihar floods as a national calamity and sought a financial assistance of Rs......
18:17, 07/20/2019

Yogi Adityanath To Visit Families Of Those Killed In UP Shootout Tomorrow Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Sonbhadra tomorrow where 10 people were killed in a shootout this week over a land dispute. The Chief Minister's visit comes amid a spiralling......
18:17, 07/20/2019

8 Air Routes Made Functional Under UDAN Scheme: Centre Eight routes under regional connectivity scheme UDAN have become functional since Friday, taking the total number of operational routes to 194, the Civil Aviation Ministry said in a statement on......
18:17, 07/20/2019

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Sheila Dikshit Almost Quit Politics In 2012, Stayed On After Nirbhaya In the winter of 2012, Sheila Dikshit underwent her second angioplasty and her family wanted her to quit politics but then the horrific December 16 gang rape took place and she made up her mind not to......
18:17, 07/20/2019

Tejashwi Yadav Meets Father Lalu For First Time After 2019 Polls Defeat Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday met RJD Chief and his father Lalu Prasad for the first time after his defeat in the Lok Sabha polls. The meeting happened in the payee ward of RIMS hospital....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified....
15:34, 07/20/2019

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
10:34, 07/20/2019

4 Earthquakes Hit Arunachal In 24 Hours, Highest Among Them 5.5 Magnitude Four earthquakes of 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 magnitudes hit Arunachal Pradesh one after another on Friday and the early hours this morning, the Meteorological Department said....
09:51, 07/20/2019

Nag Missile Successfully Test-Fired 12 Times In 11-Day Period At Pokhran DRDO has successfully test-fired the Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) multiple times at the Pokhran Field Firing ranges in Rajasthan, the Defence Ministry said on Friday....
09:51, 07/20/2019

Priyanka Gandhi, In Detention, Meets Families Of UP Shootout Victims Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was stopped on Friday when she was on her way to meet the families affected by Sonbhadra shootout, spent the night at a guest house in Mirzapur in Uttar......
09:51, 07/20/2019

Rajnath Singh Visits Kargil, Will Inaugurate 2 Mountain Bridges In J&K Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the Kargil war memorial in Jammu and Kashmir and paid tributes to Indian soldiers killed during the Kargil war....
09:51, 07/20/2019

Live updates: Sonbhadra Families Meet Priyanka Gandhi At UP Guesthouse Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped on Friday when she was on her way to meet the families affected by the Sonbhadra shootout....
09:51, 07/20/2019

They Want To "Deport" Priyanka Gandhi, "Jungle Raj" Back In UP: Congress The Congress alleged today that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh wants to "deport" party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so that she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash....
09:51, 07/20/2019

"We Have Been Detained": Derek O'Brien Posts Video From Varanasi Airport Ateam of the Trinamool Congress, led by party leader Derek O' Brien, was stopped at the Varanasi airport this morning when the party members were on their way to meet those affected by shootout in......
09:51, 07/20/2019

Pak Violates Ceasefire Along Line Of Control, Army Retaliates Pakistani forces today targeted Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mankote and KG sectors in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar, after which the Indian Army also opened up on the Pakistani......
09:51, 07/20/2019

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the......
09:51, 07/20/2019

3 Synthetic Milk Plants, Supplying To 6 States, Raided In Madhya Pradesh Fifty seven people have been arrested after three factories producing "highly toxic synthetic milk" were raided in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh, the Special Task Force of the state......
09:51, 07/20/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Accepts Navjot Sidhu's Resignation Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as state minister and forwarded the letter to the Governor, sources said....
09:51, 07/20/2019

"BJP Government Using Section 144 To Hide Shortcomings": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was using Section 144 to hide its shortcomings and not allowing anyone to visit Sonbhadra, where 10 people were gunned......
09:51, 07/20/2019

"We Are Not A Suitcase-Carrying Government": Nirmala Sitharamam In a veiled attack on Congress, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman connected her idea of carrying Budget documents wrapped in a red cloth instead of a briefcase with alleged corruption in the......
09:51, 07/20/2019

50 years after US moon landing, China is catching up in the space race Fifty years ago, when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first human beings to land on the moon, the Chinese space program had yet to launch a single satellite....
06:34, 07/20/2019

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
04:00, 07/20/2019

16 Accused Of Forming Terror Outfit Sent To Custody Of Probe Agency NIA A special NIA court Friday granted the probe agency eight-day custody of 16 accused arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit, "Ansarullah", and collecting funds to carry out attacks......
00:00, 07/20/2019

7 Children Among Eight Killed After Being Struck By Lightning In Bihar Eight people, seven of them children aged 15 years or below, were killed and eight others were injured after lightning struck them in Bihar's Nawada on Friday afternoon, an official said....
21:34, 07/19/2019

BJP Leader Threatens To "Spill Kamal Nath's Blood", Arrested A BJP leader was arrested today after he allegedly threatened to spill the blood of Madhya Pradesh Chief Kamal Nath on the streets of Bhopal for "targeting the poor and helpless". He was the second......
21:34, 07/19/2019

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
21:34, 07/19/2019

PM Modi Is 2019's Most Admired Man In India, Survey Shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India and sixth most admired in the world, according to a survey conducted by UK-based market research firm....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Scheduled Tribes Commission To Visit UP To Probe Death Of Tribals An investigation team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will Monday visit Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district where 10 tribal farmers were killed allegedly over a land dispute....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Release Plea Of Jessica Lal, Priyadarshini Mattoo's Killers Rejected Release pleas of model Jessica Lal and law student Priyadarshini Mattoo's killers were rejected by the Delhi Sentence Review Board on Friday, sources said....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
19:34, 07/19/2019

UP Man Entered House To Avoid Dogs. Mistaken For Thief, Set On Fire: Cops A 28-year-old man sustained injuries on Friday after some people mistook him for a thief and allegedly tried to burn him alive when he entered a house to avoid stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki......
19:00, 07/19/2019

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the victims of the Sonbhadra clash in Uttar Pradesh,......
19:00, 07/19/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Sits In The Dark As Power Cut Hits Mirzapur Guest House The government guest house in Mirzapur where Congress' eastern Uttar Pradesh General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been taken to by government officials has been hit by a power outage....
19:00, 07/19/2019

Assam Limps Back To Life As Flood Situation Improves, 50 Killed So Far The situation in Assam improved amid receding flood waters today, although the number of dead rose to 50 with 11 more losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Officials said 1.5 lakh people continue......
19:00, 07/19/2019

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
17:00, 07/19/2019

29 Accused Arrested After Sonbhadra Massacre: Yogi Adityanath Promising justice to those killed in the Sonbhadra clash, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said the sub divisional magistrate and four policemen including circle officer were......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Government Might Extend Ongoing Parliament Session By 2-3 Days: Report The government is considering extending the ongoing session of Parliament by at least two to three days in order to complete its legislative business, sources said today....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Scarlett Keeling Case: High Court Awards 10-Year Jail To Samson D'Souza The Bombay High Court in Goa on Friday convicted Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling and leaving her to die at Goa's......
17:00, 07/19/2019

"Shouldn't Happen In Future": Why Venkaiah Naidu Warned Minister After Prime Minister Narendra Modi disapproved of ministers skipping parliament duty and asked for the names of absentees to be sent to him every evening, Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu......
17:00, 07/19/2019

India May Touch 260 GW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2024: Official The government expects to achieve a renewable energy capacity target of 260 gigawatt (GW) by 2024, an official said on Friday, as India is seeing rapid growth in renewable capacity backed by......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Is Aaditya Thackeray Running For Maharashtra Chief Minister? His Response Shiv Sena youth leader Aaditya Thackeray today sidestepped a question on his possible candidature for the Maharashtra chief minister's post in the upcoming assembly election, instead remarking that he......
17:00, 07/19/2019

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Black Magic, Lemons Discussed During Karnataka Floor Test Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its leaders accused his brother and a minister in the cabinet HD Revanna of doing black magic. The BJP made......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Garib Rath Train Restored On Two Routes, Says Railways The Railway Ministry on Friday rolled back its decision to replace services of Garib Rath in Kathgodam-Jammu and Kathgodam-Kanpur route by mail or express trains, and the services of the low-cost......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament today. Satya Pal Singh, a senior BJP lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Trinamool Congress Delegation To Meet Sonbhadra Clashes Victims Tomorrow The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today said a team of its lawmakers will meet the victims of Sonbhadra clashes in Uttar Pradesh in which 10 people were killed and several injured....
17:00, 07/19/2019

AirAsia Pilot Suspended For Wrongly Transmitting "Hijack Code": Report Aviation regulator DGCA Friday suspended an AirAsia India pilot for a period of three months for erroneously transmitting the ''hijack code'' to the Air Traffic Services during a Delhi-Srinagar flight......
17:00, 07/19/2019

"Let Democracy Be Democracy": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's "Arrest" After Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped by police in Uttar Pradesh on her way to meet the families of 10 tribals killed earlier this week, her husband Robert Vadra came out in support....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Sushil Modi Trolled For Watching "Super 30" Amid Bihar Floods. His Reply A day after being trolled for watching a Hrithik Roshan movie at a time when Bihar is reeling under heavy floods, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today defended himself by saying that he was......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Debt-laden Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock jumps after it agrees to sell its Australian unit Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev jumped Friday morning after the company confirmed the sale of its Australian business, a week after it called off the initial public offering of its Asian business....
15:17, 07/19/2019

South Korean man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has self-immolated inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
11:51, 07/19/2019

Suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in decades identified The suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years told police that his work was plagiarized and said he used gasolene to torch the renowned Kyoto Animation studio, killing 33 people....
11:51, 07/19/2019

HD Kumaraswamy Will Make His Farewell Speech Today: BS Yeddyurappa With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government......
10:34, 07/19/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Stopped On Way To Visit Families Of 10 Shot Dead In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped in Uttar Pradesh on Friday on her way to a village in Sonbhadra where 10 people were killed in a shootout this week over a land dispute....
10:34, 07/19/2019

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" app....
10:34, 07/19/2019

BJP Doesn't "Want To See Dalits Do Well": Mayawati On Tax Move On Brother Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati attacked the ruling BJP on Friday and dared the party to make public the source of funds it received during the elections, a day after a plot of land worth Rs 400......
10:34, 07/19/2019

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
09:34, 07/19/2019

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
08:34, 07/19/2019

World Bank 'Drops' $300 Million Amaravati Project In a jolt to the Andhra Pradesh government, the World Bank has "dropped" out of the Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project, pushing the state capital city's......
08:00, 07/19/2019

If Needed, Will Decide On Regulating Online Content: Prakash Javadekar The government is aware of concerns raised over the content on online platforms like Netflix and Hotstar and if needed will take a decision on its regulation only after consultation with stakeholders,......
08:00, 07/19/2019

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
08:00, 07/19/2019

1:30 Deadline For Karnataka Coalition; BJP's Protest Sleepover: 10 Points Karnataka's ruling coalition has time till 1.30 pm today, according to the Governor, to prove its majority in a trust vote that it is almost certain to lose. "You have lost confidence of the house,"......
08:00, 07/19/2019

Azam Khan In Uttar Pradesh's Land Mafia List, Calls Charges Fake In a move that has been speculated for a few days now, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has listed the name of senior Samajwadi Party leader and Lok Sabha member Azam Khan on a......
08:00, 07/19/2019

Priyanka Gandhi To Visit UP To Meet Families Of Sonbhadra Shootout Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh today to meet the family of those who were killed in firing over a land dispute on July 17. Apart from meeting......
08:00, 07/19/2019

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam Citizen List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time......
08:00, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:51, 07/19/2019

Mayawati Hits Out At BJP After Attachment Of Brother's Property Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-led central government over the attachment of her brother Anand Kumar's property in Noida....
04:34, 07/19/2019

Only Half-Filled Glasses Of Water to Be Served In UP Secretariat: Order In a unique move to save water, Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order to put half-filled glasses of water in the state Secretariat at capital Lucknow....
04:34, 07/19/2019

$5 Trillion Economy "Isn't Coming Out Of Heaven," Says Pranab Mukherjee Former president Pranab Mukherjee said that the foundations of modern India were laid by our founders who firmly believed in a planned economy, as opposed to today, when the Planning Commission has......
04:34, 07/19/2019

IMA Scam Accused Mansoor Khan, Back From Dubai, Arrested In New Delhi Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate after he landed in New Delhi from Dubai at about 1:50 am today. Central agencies......
04:34, 07/19/2019

Child Actor Killed, Parents Injured In Road Accident In Chhattisgarh 14-year-old child artist Shivlekh Singh, who has acted in several Hindi TV serials, died in a road accident outside Chhattisgarh's Raipur on Thursday, the police said. His parents were injured after......
02:00, 07/19/2019

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
02:00, 07/19/2019

78 Killed, 55 Lakh Affected As Flood Situations Worsens In Bihar Flash floods caused by heavy rains in catchment areas of Nepal have ravaged a dozen districts of Bihar so far, claiming 78 lives and affecting 55 lakh people, the state's disaster management......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
02:00, 07/19/2019

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes....
02:00, 07/19/2019

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
02:00, 07/19/2019

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
02:00, 07/19/2019

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Can Floor Test Be Held Without Right To Issue Whip: Randeep Surjewala With the Karnataka Assembly all set for a floor test, the Congress Thursday asked how a confidence motion can be taken up when the power of a political party to issue a whip has been nullified by a......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Arvind Subramanian Sticks To Claim Of India Overestimating GDP Growth Sticking to his analysis that India's economic growth has been overestimated, Arvind Subramanian said he had raised doubts about the GDP numbers in 2015 when he was the chief economic adviser of the......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Delhi High Court Gives 4-Week Parole To 1984 Riots Convict To File Appeal The Delhi High Court Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Notice To Trinamool, Sharad Pawar's Party Over National Party Status The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections,......
02:00, 07/19/2019

10 Crores Earmarked For Manohar Parrikar Memorial: Goa Chief Minister Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar....
02:00, 07/19/2019

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous......
17:51, 07/18/2019

India Calls For End To "Pro-Khalistan Activities" In Pakistan Gurdwaras New Delhi has accused pro-Khalistan groups of using gurdwaras in Pakistan to promote anti-India activities under the nose of state authorities in a 23-page dossier submitted to Islamabad....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
17:51, 07/18/2019

Bill For Stringent Punishment For Child Abuse Introduced In Rajya Sabha Union Minister Smriti Irani today introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that aims to make punishments more stringent and even include death......
17:51, 07/18/2019

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Maharashtra BJP Chief Says "Lot Of Congress, NCP Resignations" Soon Some Congress and NCP lawmakers will resign and join the BJP within a week or 10 days, the BJP's newly-appointed Maharashtra unit chief Chandrakant Patil claimed on Thursday....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
17:00, 07/18/2019

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Government Admits Unemployment Figures Were Leaked, Calls Issue "Serious" The government Thursday admitted in the Rajya Sabha that there has been a data leak of unemployment figures and said efforts were being made to ascertain who was behind it....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Expect Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav, Order Binding: Centre A day after the International Court of Justice ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, New Delhi on Thursday said the verdict is binding upon Islamabad and......
17:00, 07/18/2019

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
17:00, 07/18/2019

On Fast Against Maharashtra Firm, Employee To Get Married At Protest Site A Maharashtra-run power company worker, whose wedding is scheduled for Friday, is sitting on a fast against his alleged illegal transfer and has refused to call off the protest, prompting his family......
17:00, 07/18/2019

Centre To Connect 496 India-China Border Villages With IMSAT Satellite The government has decided to connect 496 villages along the India-China border with IMSAT satellite that will restore connectivity to people living in such remote areas, Communications Minister Ravi......
17:00, 07/18/2019

No Karnataka Trust Vote Today, Assembly Sleepover For BJP Lawmakers The ruling coalition in Karnataka, in danger of collapsing after multiple resignations, will not face a trust vote today with the Speaker calling it a day despite the opposition BJP insisting on a......
17:00, 07/18/2019

From Flood-Hit Assam, A Photo Of Rhinos Huddled On A Small Piece Of Land A tiger escaped from the Kaziranga National Park in flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday, startling residents and shining a spotlight on the plight of animals caught up in......
17:00, 07/18/2019

"Have My Own Working Style": Sheila Dikshit Amid Feud In Delhi Congress Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit today denied receiving any letter from senior Congress leader PC Chacko on the party's state of affairs in the national capital, indicating that she was in no mood......
17:00, 07/18/2019

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
17:00, 07/18/2019

In Kathua Rape Case, Notice Issued To Jammu And Kashmir Government The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Jammu and Kashmir government and six men convicted in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl in Kathua on a......
17:00, 07/18/2019

Punjab Prison Cell Where Jawaharlal Nehru Was Lodged In 1923 Collapses A prison cell in Jaitu town of Punjab's Faridkot district where Jawaharlal Nehru and two other Congress leaders were lodged in 1923 has collapsed due to incessant rains, a senior police official said......
17:00, 07/18/2019

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the......
17:00, 07/18/2019

In Rohit Shekhar Tiwari Murder Case, Charges Filed Against Wife Apoorva The Delhi Crime Branch has filed charges against Apoorva Shukla, who is in jail for allegedly murdering her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, son of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister ND......
17:00, 07/18/2019

Nitish Kumar To Rescue As Bihar Cops Blundered Into "RSS Snooping" Row Reports of a circular from the Special Branch of the police seeking information about the RSS and 19 affiliates caused a sensation. The RSS, or the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is the ideological......
17:00, 07/18/2019

Madhya Pradesh Congress Wants BJP Leader To Apologise To Official He Hit The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday demanded that BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya publicly apologise to the civic official whom he assaulted with a cricket bat last month, and to the people of his......
17:00, 07/18/2019

UK High Court To Hear Vijay Mallya's Extradition Appeal In February 2020 Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya's appeal in the UK High Court against his extradition order has been listed for a three-day hearing from February 11 next year, the UK court said on Thursday....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Ranchi Teen, Arrested Over Online Post, Wants Action Against Complainants A 19-year-old woman who was arrested over a Facebook post and asked by a court to distribute copies of Quran as a bail condition has said that she will take action against the people who filed a......
12:34, 07/18/2019

Tax Officials Attach Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother The Income-Tax Department has attached a "benami" plot worth Rs 400 crore in Noida belonging to BSP chief Mayawati's brother and his wife, an official order said....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Convict, Denied Early Release The Madras High Court Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu Governor for her premature......
12:34, 07/18/2019

Mumbai Police Arrests Dawood Ibrahim's Nephew In Extortion Case Mumbai Police has arrested terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's nephew Rizwan Kaskar in connection with an extortion case, an official said today. Rizwan, the son of Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, was......
12:34, 07/18/2019

TikTok, Helo Face Ban Over Alleged "Anti-National" Activities: Report The Central government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate responses,......
12:34, 07/18/2019

S Jaishankar To Attend BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet In Brazil External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in the standalone meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers scheduled to be held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from July 25 to 26....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Delhi's Unauthorised Colonies To Be Fixed, Arvind Kejriwal Thanks Centre Residents of unauthorised colonies in Delhi will soon have ownership rights of their properties, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said today. He went on to say that the Centre has "agreed" to the......
12:34, 07/18/2019

27 Fugitives Brought Back To India From Abroad In 3 Years: Home Ministry As many as 27 fugitives - wanted in various cases involving terrorism, financial crimes and other grave offences have been brought into India from other countries through deportation or extradition in......
12:34, 07/18/2019

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay......
12:34, 07/18/2019

Triple Talaq Petitioner "Threatened" For Attending Hanuman Chalisa Event Ishrat Jahan, a prominent petitioner against triple talaq or instant divorce, alleged today that she was manhandled and threatened near her home in Kolkata for attending a "Hanuman Chalisa" reading on......
12:34, 07/18/2019

Government Empowering Minorities Without Appeasement: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi "Empowerment without appeasement and development with dignity" is the new mantra of the Narendra Modi government to carry out welfare programmes for the minorities, Union Minority Affairs Minister......
12:34, 07/18/2019

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishna after Lord Krishna, who was also born during massive floods, according to the Hindu mythology...
12:34, 07/18/2019

Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother Seized By Taxmen A plot of land in Noida near Delhi worth Rs 400 crore, said to belong to Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati's brother, was seized by the Income Tax department today....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Aditya Thackeray's 4,000-Km Maharashtra Tour With Chief Ministerial Twist Aditya Thackeray, the Shiv Sena's youth leader and son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, started today a tour aimed at launching him as the party's chief ministerial face....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Good News for Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Young Voters Lean Right, if They Vote at All The prime minister’s party is favored to win an upper house parliamentary election on Sunday, with strong support from young Japanese who are happy with the status quo....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Pakistan ordered to review death sentence of Indian accused of spying The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review and reconsider a death sentence handed down to a former Indian Navy officer convicted of spying....
10:34, 07/18/2019

13 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 13 people are feared dead and 38 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
10:34, 07/18/2019

Actor Dino Morea, DJ Aqeel's Statements Recorded In Sterling Biotech Case The Enforcement Directorate has recorded the statements of Bollywood actor Dino Morea and DJ Aqeel in connection with the Sterling Biotech alleged bank fraud money laundering case, officials said......
01:51, 07/18/2019

"Truth And Justice Have Prevailed": PM Modi On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that truth and justice have prevailed after the International Court of Justice, in a huge win for India, ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence of......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Ranchi Teen Won't Have To Distribute Qurans, Judge Modifies Bail Order A 19-year-old woman arrested for sharing a controversial Facebook post that allegedly targeted a minority community was granted bail by a Ranchi court on Monday on the condition that she distributes......
22:51, 07/17/2019

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow against the mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Why Teachers In This UP District Take Selfies Before Class Flooded with complaints about absent teachers in primary schools, officials in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have introduced a new attendance rule. To mark their attendance, teachers will now......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Prashant Kishor Aboard, Trinamool To Launch Bengal Battle With Mega Rally When Trinamool Congress holds its annual show of strength on July 21, which it observes as Martyrs' Day, the party will also be kicking off its battle for the Bengal assembly elections. And perhaps......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Kulbushan Jadhav's Friends Appeal To Imran Khan After World Court Verdict Retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends have appealed to Pakistan Prime Imran Khan to release him, after the International Court of Justice or ICJ today asked the country to review his death......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Ahead Of Trust Vote, Karnataka Rebel Says Will Withdraw Resignation In some relief to the embattled coalition government in Karnataka, Congress legislator Ramalinga Reddy said today that he has decided to withdraw his resignation from the assembly and will vote in......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
22:51, 07/17/2019

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
22:51, 07/17/2019

"Priyanka Gandhi Should Command Congress At Critical Time": Party Leaders With the Congress facing uncertainty after Rahul Gandhi's resignation as party chief, voices within are growing in favour of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading the party in critical times....
22:51, 07/17/2019

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
22:51, 07/17/2019

"Now To Ensure A Fair Trial": Indian Counsel After Kulbhushan Jadhav Win With retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav getting a reprieve from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday, Indian lead counsel Harish Salve now aims to ensure that he gets a fair trial......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthen the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the country's primary anti-terror body,through a voice vote today. This development comes two days after the......
17:17, 07/17/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Death Sentence Stayed, India Granted Consular Access Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Verdict Updates: The International Court of Justice today ruled in favour to India in the case of former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who had been sentenced to death by a......
17:17, 07/17/2019

2 Children Dead, 52 Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In UP Village Two children died and 52 have fallen sick after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump at their school in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, officials said....
17:17, 07/17/2019

Pak Must Review Kulbhushan Jadhav's Death Sentence, Says World Court ICJ Pakistan must review the death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled today, granting New Delhi consular access to the retired navy officer in a huge win for......
17:17, 07/17/2019

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
17:17, 07/17/2019

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acquittal by the trial court....
17:17, 07/17/2019

International Court Of Justice's Full Judgement In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled today that the death sentence of retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, accused by Pakistan of spying, will remain on hold until Islamabad "effectively......
17:17, 07/17/2019

"Great Pressure Exerted To Find Him": Donald Trump On Hafiz Saeed Arrest Hours after the arrest of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, US President Donald Trump today said that great pressure had been exerted over the last two years to find the......
17:17, 07/17/2019

As Trump Meeting Looms, Pakistan Anti-Terrorist Police Arrest Hafiz Saeed Mr. Saeed, founder of the group behind the deadly attacks in India in 2008, was placed in custody days before Prime Minister Imran Khan is due in Washington....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Selection Puts Focus On Cabinet Reshuffle: Report The appointment of OBC leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantra Dev Singh as the new state BJP chief has once again put the spotlight on reshuffling of the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Timeline Of Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: World Court (ICJ) Verdict Today India's appeal against the death sentence handed to former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan will be decided at 6.30 pm IST by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Nitish Kumar's Cops Compile Report On RSS; "Uncalled For," Says BJP The Bihar police today clarified after it was revealed that it is gathering information on the RSS or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliates, in what could turn out to be a new point of......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Over 5,000 People Lodged In Relief Camps In Flood-Hit Mizoram Over 5,000 people were lodged in relief camps and more than 4,000 people were being evacuated in Mizoram following floods triggered by heavy rain for the last seven days, officials said on Wednesday....
14:51, 07/17/2019

"Terrible Judicial Precedent": Congress On Top Court Verdict On Karnataka The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court order on the Karnataka political crisis nullifying the whip and providing "blanket protection" to lawmakers who have "betrayed" public mandate sets a......
14:51, 07/17/2019

1.25 Lakh Km Road To Be Built Under Gramin Sadak Yojana: Narendra Tomar Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said 1,25,000 kilometres of road will be built under the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana at an estimated cost of Rs 80,000 crore....
14:51, 07/17/2019

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
14:51, 07/17/2019

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Will Deport Illegal Immigrants From All Parts Of Country: Amit Shah Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha yhe government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law....
14:51, 07/17/2019

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
14:51, 07/17/2019

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Suspended Trinamool Leader Questioned In Saradha Chit Fund Scam The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogated suspended Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to include funds for defence and internal security,......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Kerala Man Gets 3 Life Terms For Rape, Murder Of 7-Year-Old Niece In 2017 A 25-year-old man, who brutally raped and murdered his seven-year-old niece on September 27, 2017 has been sentenced to three life sentences today, besides 26 years of rigorous imprisonment....
14:51, 07/17/2019

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
14:51, 07/17/2019

16-Judge Bench To Deliver Verdict On Kulbhushan Jadhav At 6:30 pm Today The International Court of Justice at The Hague will deliver its verdict at 6:30 pm today on India's appeal against the death sentence given to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistani......
14:51, 07/17/2019

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav Order To Be In India's Favour: Sarabjit Singh's Sister Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh who was sentenced to death in Pakistan over terrorism charges, said that she "fully believed that the International Court of Justice's verdict in Kulbhushan......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
11:34, 07/17/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
11:34, 07/17/2019

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
09:17, 07/17/2019

What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable? Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
09:17, 07/17/2019

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings Myanmar’s commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, was among those named by the State Department as responsible for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims....
09:00, 07/17/2019

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
05:17, 07/17/2019

1 Air India, 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended For Safety Violation: Report Three pilots were on Tuesday suspended by civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, for violating safety norms, news agency ANI reported today....
18:34, 07/16/2019

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini's husband veteran actor Dharmendra Deol is the latest to join the troll army against her over her attempt at sweeping in Parliament premises on Saturday as part of a......
18:34, 07/16/2019

Despite Rs 600-Crore Budget, Cattle Deaths Cast Shadow Over UP Shelters When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Through a mobile phone......
18:34, 07/16/2019

Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh Get New Governors Sitting Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey and senior BJP leader Biswa Bushan Harichandan were on Tuesday appointed as governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh respectively....
18:34, 07/16/2019

Fresh Tender System For Vande Bharat Express After "Favouritism Charges" After the production of the third Vande Bharat Express unit virtually stopped over allegations of favouritism in the tendering process of the first train set, the Railways Tuesday said it has......
18:34, 07/16/2019

Vistara Flight Lands In Lucknow With Just 10 Minutes Of Fuel Remaining A Vistara flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 153 on board ended up in a precarious situation on Monday when it was diverted to Lucknow and landed with very low fuel levels....
18:34, 07/16/2019

World Court To Deliver Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Tomorrow The International Court of Justice will deliver on Wednesday its verdict in a case involving Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, whose death sentence by a Pakistani military court based on an......
18:34, 07/16/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
15:34, 07/16/2019

25 Dead, Lakhs Affected In Bihar Floods; Nitish Kumar Takes Stock Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday that 25 people have so far been killed in flash floods, that have affected 25.71 lakh people in 16 districts of the state....
14:51, 07/16/2019

Man Killed By Tiger In Corbett Tiger Reserve A daily wage labourer, patrolling the Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve along with forest guards, was mauled to death by a tiger that attacked the group and dragged him away by the neck,......
14:51, 07/16/2019

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
14:51, 07/16/2019

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Will Decide On Navjot Singh Sidhu's Resignation Tomorrow: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter....
14:51, 07/16/2019

Chandrakant Patil, Quota Stir Troubleshooter, New Maharashtra BJP Chief Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil, who had played a pivotal role in quelling the Maratha quota agitation last year,was appointed as the president of the BJP state unit today.A release......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Air India Lost Rs 560 Crore In 140 Days After Pak Closed Airspace Private carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir lost Rs 25.1 crore, Rs 30.73 crore and Rs 2.1 crore respectively, bringing the total loss to Indian airlines to more than Rs 620 crore in less than five......
14:51, 07/16/2019

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Trinamool Congress is trying desperately to retain......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Rahul Gandhi Exempted From Appearance In ''Modi Surname'' Defamation Case Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was Tuesday granted exemption from personal appearance by a court in a criminal defamation case filed by a Gujarat lawmaker over his "Modi surname" remark....
14:51, 07/16/2019

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
13:51, 07/16/2019

PM Modi Asked BJP Leaders To Work Passionately For Development: Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP lawmakers to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised them to take up a cause of human sensitivity like eradication......
12:17, 07/16/2019

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,......
12:17, 07/16/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Over Demand For Postal Exam In Tamil Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned thrice during the pre-lunch period after repeated protests by Tamil parties led by the AIADMK over their demand that the exam for postmen be......
12:17, 07/16/2019

Jharkhand Man Allegedly Kills Mother, 55, For Refusing To Serve Meal A 28-year-old man has allegedly killed his mother at Kuldiha, about 28 km from Jamshedpur, after she refused to serve him meals, a police official said today....
12:17, 07/16/2019

Court Asks Election Commission To Decide On Linking Voter ID With Aadhaar The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to decide on the possibility of linking election identity cards with Aadhaar numbers in accordance with law within 8 weeks....
12:17, 07/16/2019

UP Blacklists NSUI Leader, Priyanka Gandhi Questions BJP's "Dictatorship" Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi condemned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh dissolved the Allahabad University Student Union and......
12:17, 07/16/2019

Court Sends Notice To Government Over Aadhaar Link For Property Documents The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and AAP government on a petition seeking directions to them to link movable and immovable property documents of citizens with their......
12:17, 07/16/2019

AAP Leaders Meet Amit Shah Over Delhi's Law And Order Situation Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the the national capital....
12:17, 07/16/2019

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
12:17, 07/16/2019

1.17 Lakh People Declared As Foreigners By Tribunals In Assam: Minister A total of 1.17 lakh people have been declared foreigners by tribunals set up in Assam till March this year, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
12:17, 07/16/2019

"If You Want Good Services, You Have To Pay": Nitin Gadkari On Tolls Union minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said people have to pay toll if they want good roads, making it clear that the toll system would stay as the government does not have enough funds....
12:17, 07/16/2019

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
11:17, 07/16/2019

Government Looks To Pass Bills In Ongoing Monsoon Session Parliament Live Updates: Parliament is set to begin the day's proceeding in the ongoing Monsoon Session. The Lower House or Lok Sabha will discuss and vote on Demand for Grants under the Control of......
09:51, 07/16/2019

Insurgent Linked To Ambush That Killed Arunachal Lawmaker, Son Arrested A leader of the insurgent group NSCN(IM) who was suspected to be involved in the killing of a lawmaker from Arunachal Pradesh was arrested at a remote village in Assam, near the border with Nagaland....
09:51, 07/16/2019

Neeraj Shekhar, Ex Samajwadi, Meets PM Modi Before Joining BJP Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, who quit the Samajwadi Party and parliament on Monday, met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning in a prelude to his entry into the ruling BJP....
09:51, 07/16/2019

Four-Storey Building Collapses In Mumbai's Dongri, 40-50 Feared Trapped At least 40-50 people are feared trapped under debris after a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's crowded Dongri neighbourhood around 11:40 am today. Two large teams of the National Disaster......
09:51, 07/16/2019

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
09:51, 07/16/2019

"Can We Be Forced To Attend Assembly?" Karnataka Rebels In Top Court The Supreme Court is hearing the plea of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in Karnataka who have petitioned against the state's Speaker for not accepting their......
08:00, 07/16/2019

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Varanasi Ganga Aarti To Be Performed At 3 pm Today Due To Lunar Eclipse Varanasi's famed tradition of Ganga Aarti, the daily evening ritual at Dashashwamedh Ghat, has been advanced on account of the lunar eclipse on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Fuel Leak Halted Blastoff For Chandrayaan 2: Reports A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/16/2019

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees by this evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary party, PM Modi......
08:00, 07/16/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
04:34, 07/16/2019

Bar Association Of India Condemns CBI Raids On Indira Jaising, Anand Grover The Bar Association of India (BAI) Monday condemned CBI searches at the residence and offices of senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, saying they amount to an "assault" on the......
04:00, 07/16/2019

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force Garima Abrol, wife of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol who was killed earlier this year while test flying a Mirage 2000 fighter jet in Bengaluru, has cleared the Services Selection Board, paving the way......
00:51, 07/16/2019

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had been devastated by worst floods in a century last......
00:51, 07/16/2019

Sumitra Mahajan Disapproves Of BJP MLA's Assault On Civic Officer Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Monday appeared to disapprove BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's act of assaulting a civic officer with a cricket bat in full public view here last month....
00:51, 07/16/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
00:51, 07/16/2019

Chandrayaan-1 Too Faced Glitch Before Launch: Former ISRO Chief Hours after Chandrayaan-2 launch was called off because of a technical glitch, former ISRO chief K Madhavan Nair recalled Monday that India's first mission to the Moon too had experienced a similar......
20:51, 07/15/2019

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Monday....
20:51, 07/15/2019

Top Court Begins Exercise To Collect Nation-Wide Data On Child Rape The Supreme Court on Monday commenced a 10-day nation-wide exercise to collect data on sexual assault on children for effective and expeditious prosecution of offenders....
20:00, 07/15/2019

5 Children Drown, 24 Others Dead In Bihar Floods Affecting 25 Lakh People The number of deaths in the Bihar floods rose to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal,......
20:00, 07/15/2019

Air India Pilot Suspended For ''Physical Altercation'' With Crew Member Aviation regulator DGCA today suspended an Air India pilot for six months for being involved in a "heated argument" and "physical altercation" with a cabin crew member in the aircraft before it was......
20:00, 07/15/2019

New Congress Maharashtra Chief Meets Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat on Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at their home in New Delhi....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after the BJP's emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha......
20:00, 07/15/2019

"BJP's Mentality Like Dogs": Madhya Pradesh Minister's Shocker A Madhya Pradesh minister kicked off a storm on Monday, saying that the opposition BJP had a "mentality like dogs" for criticising the transfer of 46 police dogs and their handlers last week....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told the Rajya Sabha today....
20:00, 07/15/2019

14 Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Set Up Terror Group In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror outfit ''Asnarulla'' in Tamil Nadu,......
20:00, 07/15/2019

43 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Turns Critical: 10 Points The Assam government today issued a red alert as the Assam flood situation turned extremely critical, displacing tens of thousands and cutting off entire portions of the state. As many as 4,157......
20:00, 07/15/2019

Ahmedabad-Bound IndiGo Flight Returns To Goa After "Technical Glitch" An Ahmedabad-bound IndiGo flight carrying around 180 passengers returned to the Goa airport Monday after taking-off as it developed a "technical glitch", a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI)......
20:00, 07/15/2019

"Super 30 ", Movie Inspired By Anand Kumar's Life, Made Tax-Free In Bihar "Super 30", the Hrithik Roshan-starrer film based on the life of celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, known for his initiative in training meritorious underprivileged students for entrance exams to the IITs,......
20:00, 07/15/2019

"No Money Was Given To Any Bhai": Nirmala Sitharman On Rafale Deal Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the offset contract of Rafale fighter jet deal will help train and skill youth in India, and no money was given to any ''bhai''....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
20:00, 07/15/2019

Don't Address Judges As "My Lord", Rajasthan High Court Tells Lawyers In a first, the Rajasthan High Court has asked lawyers to abandon the colonial practise of addressing judges as ''My Lord'' or ''Your Lordship'', saying they are comfortable with simply being called......
20:00, 07/15/2019

"Will Return To India In 24 Hours": IMA Jewels Scam Accused In New Video Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in a multi-crore IMA Jewels scam, has said on Monday he will return to India within 24 hours, calling his decision to leave the country "a big mistake". He also......
16:51, 07/15/2019

Top Court Rejects Asaram's Bail Plea In Sexual Assault Case In Gujarat The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case registered against him in Gujarat....
16:51, 07/15/2019

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
16:51, 07/15/2019

Second Vande Bharat Express Likely From August Between Delhi And Katra The much-awaited second Vande Bharat Express will be run on the high traffic Delhi-Katra route three days a week, likely from next month, sources said on Monday....
16:51, 07/15/2019

11 Killed, 6 Injured After Speeding Truck Hits Auto-Rickshaw In Gujarat Eleven people including three children were killed and six others injured in a road accident near Bhuj in Gujarat's Kutch district today, the police said....
16:51, 07/15/2019

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
16:51, 07/15/2019

Kalraj Mishra Appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra was Monday appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Video: CRPF Men Jump Into River To Rescue Woman In Jammu And Kashmir What was supposed to be a day of routine patrolling for some CRPF men turned into a dramatic rescue operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangmarg town today....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Hamid Ansari's Wife Plans Temple, Mosque At Madrasa For "Student Safety" Salma Ansari, the wife of former Vice President Hamid Ansari, has decided to construct a temple as well as a mosque on the premises of a madrasa run by her in Aligarh. The move will serve the dual......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Effects Of Chandra Grahan, How To Watch It Lunar Eclipse 2019: A partial lunar eclipse (ardh chandra grahan) occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon, but the three celestial bodies do not form a straight line in the space....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Calls Navjot Singh Sidhu A BJP Reject Haryana Minister Anil Vij has criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu over his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet, calling the Congress leader a rejection of the BJP....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Centre Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Ban Commercial Surrogacy Commercial surrogacy will soon be banned and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates to infertile couples for "ethical altruistic" reasons....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Lok Sabha NIA Bill 2019: A law to strengthen the anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) by empowering it to investigate attacks against Indians abroad was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday after......
15:51, 07/15/2019

"Learn To Listen, Owaisi Sahab": Amit Shah Powers Through NIA Bill Debate NIA Amendment Bill: A bill to give broader powers to the National Investigation Agency, India's anti-terrorism organisation, set the stage for a stormy debate in parliament today, with Home Minister......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Senior Railway Police Officer Charged For Molesting Woman On Train A complaint has been lodged against a senior Railway Protection Force officer today for allegedly sexually assaulting a railway official's wife on a train in Madhya Pradesh. The incident happened on......
15:51, 07/15/2019

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid protests by the Opposition. While the government......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other states, while seeking tough action against it from the......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Samajwadi Leader Quits Party, Rajya Sabha; May Join BJP, Say Sources Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Neeraj Shekhar today quit the Rajya Sabha and his party too. Neeraj Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, is on his way to the ruling BJP, sources......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate......
15:51, 07/15/2019

India-Russia's New Payment Plan For Massive Defense Deals: Report India and Russia have agreed on a new payment method through their national currencies for multi-billion-dollar defense deals, in a bid to avoid risks created by the U.S. threat of sanctions and......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
13:34, 07/15/2019

China’s Economic Growth Hits 27-Year Low as Trade War Stings Rising tariffs on Chinese goods sold to the U.S. are taking an increasing toll, but the country is also suffering from cracks in its financial system....
12:51, 07/15/2019

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
12:51, 07/15/2019

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason....
12:51, 07/15/2019

Indians Are Disappointed but Still Hopeful After Rocket Launch Is Postponed The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just don’t know when....
12:51, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
12:34, 07/15/2019

Amarinder Singh's "Discipline" Retort To Navjot Sidhu's 'I Quit' Tweet Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as Punjab minister a month ago, sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today. "There has to be some kind of discipline," the Chief Minister......
11:34, 07/15/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Plea For Protection From Arrest To Be Heard This Week The Calcutta High Court will hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking protection from arrest in connection with the Saradha chit fund case on Wednesday....
11:34, 07/15/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
11:17, 07/15/2019

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
11:17, 07/15/2019

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her......
11:17, 07/15/2019

Navjot Sidhu Sends Resignation To Chief Minister Month After Quitting Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Punjab cabinet last month amid a long-running feud with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, today said he has sent his resignation to the chief......
11:17, 07/15/2019

In Shocking Remark BJP Leader Says Muslims Have "Animalistic Tendency" Surendra Singh has a history of making controversial and derogatory remarks, with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Sonia Gandhi, and BSP chief Mayawati among his recent targets...
11:17, 07/15/2019

Second Chandrayaan 2 Launch Attempt Likely This Month: Sources The second attempt to launch the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is likely to be made this month, sources in the Indian Space Research Organisation said today. The launch of India's most ambitious space......
11:17, 07/15/2019

VVIP Chopper Case: Probe Agency Seeks Rajiv Saxena's Bail Cancellation A special court on Monday issued a notice to Rajiv Saxena, accused-turned-approver in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, on the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea seeking cancellation of his bail......
11:17, 07/15/2019

Centre Targeting West Bengal Government, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Monday alleged that the Centre was targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and has issued 10 advisories in as many days....
11:17, 07/15/2019

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
09:17, 07/15/2019

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any legislator....
09:17, 07/15/2019

TDP Will Become "Empty Of MLAs" Just Like Congress: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would soon become "empty of MLAs" as many of its leaders want to quit the party and join the BJP....
09:17, 07/15/2019

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
09:17, 07/15/2019

Eight Officers Suspended In UP After Cows Found Dead At Cattle Shelters Eight government officers have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh in Ayodhya and Mirzapur districts after cows were found dead at state-run shelters in the last few days....
09:17, 07/15/2019

"Chandrayaan 2 Launch Stopped At Right Time", Says Ex-Defence Scientist Former Defence Research and Development Organisation's director of public interface, Ravi Gupta, said the decision to call off Monday's launch of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, was done at......
09:17, 07/15/2019

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the couple to claim they feared for their lives, was......
09:17, 07/15/2019

Parliament Session Live Updates: Several Bills Expected To Be Discussed A number of bills will be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The bills for discussionin the Lok Sabhacomprise thethe Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019;the Surrogacy (Regulation)......
09:17, 07/15/2019

Special Judge Seeks 6 Months' Time To Conclude Trial In Babri Masjid Case A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking six more months to conclude the trial in......
09:17, 07/15/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea Of 5 More Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Tomorrow The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their......
09:17, 07/15/2019

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and security....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Missing 9-year-old girl, whose disappearance gripped China, found dead A 9-year-old Chinese girl's mysterious weeklong disappearance came to a tragic end Sunday after authorities confirmed her lifeless body had been found in the East China Sea....
07:51, 07/15/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in...
07:00, 07/15/2019

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
05:17, 07/15/2019

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police to seek protection from senior Congress......
04:34, 07/15/2019

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two months....
02:51, 07/15/2019

Launch Of Chandrayaan 2 Called Off For Today, Set To Be Rescheduled The launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, was called off early Monday by the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO....
23:34, 07/14/2019

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has been washed away and the crops in her fields laid......
23:17, 07/14/2019

India Shouldn't Interfere In Choice Of Dalai Lama's Successor: China The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided within China and any interference by India on the issue will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorities have said....
23:17, 07/14/2019

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, following......
23:17, 07/14/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of......
23:17, 07/14/2019

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
23:17, 07/14/2019

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate......
23:17, 07/14/2019

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
23:17, 07/14/2019

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding......
23:17, 07/14/2019

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
23:17, 07/14/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Leader's Security Officer Shot Dead By Terrorists A police constable serving as a Personal Security Officer to National Conference leader Syed Tauqeer Ahmad was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Sunday....
18:17, 07/14/2019

"Drama": Akali Dal On Navjot Sidhu's Resignation From Punjab Cabinet Dubbing Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's decision to quit the Punjab cabinet a "drama", opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday asked why he had sent his resignation letter to Rahul Gandhi......
18:17, 07/14/2019

In Jail Over Murder Of Ex-Chief Minister's Son, Wife Learns Tarot Cards Apoorva Shukla, arrested for killing her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari, has taken to reading tarot cards in Tihar Jail and shown a keen interest in the......
18:17, 07/14/2019

"Your Flagship Road Schemes Were My Idea": Yashwant Sinha Blasts Centre Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha today claimed that the central government's flagship projects - the National Highway Development Project (NHDP) and the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) -......
17:51, 07/14/2019

After Quitting As Minister, Navjot Sidhu Finds Ally In Shatrughan Sinha Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday praised party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said he was "appalled" by his decision to quit the Punjab cabinet, hours after the former state minister......
17:51, 07/14/2019

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc in the low-lying areas of north......
17:51, 07/14/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:00, 07/14/2019

Madhya Pradesh's "Indori Poha" Likely To Join Race For GI Tag Indori Poha: An organisation of food manufacturers in Madhya Pradesh's Indore is thinking of seeking a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the dish ''Indori poha'' and three other popular food items......
15:51, 07/14/2019

"Resign Immediately Or...": BS Yeddyurappa's Warning For HD Kumaraswamy BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's comment comes after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared on Friday that he would seek a trust vote on the floor of the house and asked the Speaker to "fix a time"...
15:51, 07/14/2019

India's Moonshot Tonight With ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Launch: 10 Points President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to witness the launch of the Chandrayaan 2, the Indian space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, at 2:51 am......
15:51, 07/14/2019

2 Dead, Several Soldiers Trapped As Building Collapses In Himachal Two people have died and dozens, including many Indian Army soldiers and their family members, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building collapsed today in Himachal Pradesh's Solan....
15:51, 07/14/2019

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to......
15:51, 07/14/2019

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
14:51, 07/14/2019