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05/23/2019

China’s Supply of Minerals for iPhones and Missiles Could Be a Risky Trade Weapon The country dominates production of the rare earths used in myriad technologies, but tangled global supply chains make it hard to hit the U.S. directly....
18:51, 05/23/2019

PM Modi Delivers Landslide Win For BJP, Rahul Gandhi Concedes Defeat: Live Updates Stage set for PM Modi-led NDA as it secures another 5-year-term in office. With over half of the votes counted, figures show a sweeping win for BJP and its alliance, crossing the 300 mark. The......
15:17, 05/23/2019

Dharmendra Tweets Congratulations To Son, "Dharti Puttra" Sunny Deol Election Result 2019: Veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra today congratulated his son, Sunny Deol, after he emerged as the frontrunner from Punjab's Gurdaspur contesting on a BJP ticket....
15:17, 05/23/2019

"Modi Wave" Became Tsunami This Time, Says Devendra Fadnavis The BJP is set to return to power as it led in over 300 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with about 50, according to trends released by the Election Commission for all 542 seats that went......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Lok Sabha Election Result "Unprecedented": Assam Chief Minister Terming the Lok Sabha election results as "historic" and "unprecedented", Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the mandate is for nationalism and faster development of a new India....
15:00, 05/23/2019

BJP Set To Retain All 7 Seats In Delhi, In Repeat Of 2014 The BJP is leading in all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, in what seems to be a repeat of its performance in the 2014 general elections, when it swept the national capital. Three of the BJP's seven......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Karnataka Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Karnataka Election Results: The voting percentage in Karnataka was recorded to be 67.4 per cent in the two phases of national election 2019. According to leads at 4:30 pm, BJP and alliance are leading......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Amit Shah Scores 5 Lakh Margin In Gandhinagar, Bests LK Advani Record BJP chief Amit Shah is set to make his Lok Sabha debut from Gandhinagar in Gujarat with a record margin of over five lakh votes. Amit Shah has pulled 8.75 lakh votes; the Congress's CJ Chavda is......
15:00, 05/23/2019

BJP Alliance Leads in 13 Of 25 Northeast Seats, 8 Likely From Assam Alone The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance seemed to be maintaining its dominance over the country's Northeast as results of the Lok Sabha elections trickled in today. While it led in 13 of the 25 seats......
15:00, 05/23/2019

"Doubts Were Raised But Won't Blame EVMs": Sharad Pawar On Poll Result National Congress Party Sharad Pawar today said he would not "blame the voting machines" after the leads indicated that the ruling BJP will come back to power with a clear majority....
15:00, 05/23/2019

"Nobody Can Counter Modi For Next 25 Years": Shiv Sena On Big BJP Win The Shiv Sena today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP-led NDA headed to retain power comfortably and added a message - no one would be able to pose a challenge before PM Modi for......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Imran Khan Congratulates PM Modi: "Look Forward To Working With Him" "I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia," tweeted Imran Khan, a former......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Rajasthan Gives BJP Perfect Score 3 Months After Voting Congress Rajasthan turned into a gold rush today for the BJP with the party taking all 25 seats in the desert state. Just three months ago, the BJP lost the state election here to the Congress, a defeat that......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Rahul Gandhi Congratulates PM Modi And BJP, Says "People Have Decided" Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said he accepted the people's decision and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP on their terrific win. "The public has clearly given its......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Rahul Gandhi Concedes Defeat In Amethi, Congratulates Smriti Irani Congress president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat in Amethi, the constituency in Uttar Pradesh that he has been winning effortlessly since 2004, and congratulated the BJP's Smriti Irani for her victory....
15:00, 05/23/2019

PM Modi Drops 'Chowkidar' Prefix From Twitter Profile With A Message Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has won a huge mandate for a second term in power, dropped the prefix "Chowkidar" from his Twitter profile today, saying it would remain an "integral part" of him....
15:00, 05/23/2019

EVM Tampering Led To Defeat: Kangra Congress Candidate Pawan Kajal The Kangra Congress MLA said victory or defeat was a common feature in any election but the huge gap of votes indicated "something fishy", suggesting that there was a possibility of tampering with the......
15:00, 05/23/2019

China says trade talks can't continue unless US addresses its 'wrong actions' A Ministry of Commerce spokesperson did not mention any U.S. actions specifically, but it's been a tense couple of weeks for the trade negotiations....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Father of murdered 10-year-girl says she was raped and acid thrown on her The murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl has sparked public outrage, with police under fire for inaction and authorities accused of failing to protect children in an increasingly brutal society....
12:34, 05/23/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
12:34, 05/23/2019

2019 Election Results Will Be Better Than 2014: Harsh Vardhan The Union Minister is seeking re-election from Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency in Delhi where he is leading by a margin of over 14,000 votes....
11:34, 05/23/2019

Naveen Patnaik's BJD, BJP Locked In A Close Battle In Odisha The BJP is heading for a remarkable tally in Odisha, where it is leading in 8 of 21 Lok Sabha seats. The state's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is ahead in 13 in a close fight in the eastern state....
11:34, 05/23/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
11:34, 05/23/2019

"Very Professional Campaign": Omar Abdullah Praises PM, Amit Shah Election Results: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has credited Prime Minister Narendra and BJP president Amit Shah for their parties stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections...
11:34, 05/23/2019

Pak Says Wants To Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power after the national elections were fought in the shadow of renewed......
11:34, 05/23/2019

Narendra Modi All Set To Build A New India: Rajnath Singh The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to return to power on Thursday as it led in 292 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 50, according to trends released by the Election Commission......
11:34, 05/23/2019

#ModiTsunami, #ModiAaGaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being......
11:34, 05/23/2019

"All Losers Are Not Losers": Mamata Banerjee Amid BJP's Big Bengal Show As the BJP headed for a landslide victory and a second term riding on a stunning performance in states like Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said: "Congratulations to the winners. But all losers are not......
11:34, 05/23/2019

20-Year-Old Woman Gang Raped In Jaipur A woman in her 20's was allegedly tortured and raped by five persons including a doctor and a suspended police constable in the city, police said Thursday....
11:34, 05/23/2019

"Well Done, Friend," Israel's Netanyahu Tweets To PM Modi In Hindi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a stellar win in Lok Sabha elections, has received a congratulatory message from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the electoral victory....
11:34, 05/23/2019

As PM Modi Looked Set For Epic Return, What His Brother Said Prahlad Modi today congratulated his brother and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election. "The news of my wife's death was sad and the house was in a......
11:34, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Congratulates PM Narendra Modi If the trends convert into seats, this would be the first time in more than 40 years in India that a party with a majority on its own will be coming back to power with a similar showing....
11:34, 05/23/2019

"Chowkidar Chor Hai" Flops, Churning In Congress, Gandhis In Huddle Perhaps in one of their bleakest political moments, the Gandhis - Congress president Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - held a meeting on Thursday to discuss the......
11:34, 05/23/2019

Indian Woman, 55, Dies On Everest After Queue Of Climbers Delays Descent A huge queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers Thursday reported two more deaths on the world's highest mountain....
11:34, 05/23/2019

From Amethi To Bhopal, The Ten Most Intense Battles On Counting Day The Narendra Modi-led BJP looked set to return to power with an overwhelming mandate as the results of the Lok Sabha elections trickled in on Thursday. Riding on a wave of nationalism spurred by the......
11:34, 05/23/2019

"India Wins Yet Again", Tweets PM Narendra Modi After BJP's Big Victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said "India's wins yet again" after the BJP's massive victory in the national election. Leads show that PM Modi's BJP will win 294 seats on their own, which is......
11:34, 05/23/2019

India Election Results Live: Modi’s Party Set to Increase Its Grip on Power Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s B.J.P., a Hindu nationalist party, is on track to win back-to-back majorities, a first for any Indian political party since 1984....
11:34, 05/23/2019

Shares of Huawei suppliers tumble amid ongoing turmoil Shares of Chinese telecommunications heavyweight Huawei's suppliers took a hit on Thursday afternoon amid the ongoing fallout surrounding the Chinese telecommunications giant....
08:34, 05/23/2019

India election results: live updates Results are set to be announced in India's marathon election and CNN is following every twist and turn to hear who 900 million people voted for as their next leader...
08:00, 05/23/2019

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
08:00, 05/23/2019

12 Heavyweight Battles In Uttar Pradesh With a few hours left for counting of votes to begin, the spotlight is on the heavyweight battles in Uttar Pradesh that will decide the future of the country in the next five years....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot Travel In Same Flight, But Don't Talk Call it political animosity or compulsion, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje travelled in the same flight on Wednesday, but did not talk to each other....
05:34, 05/23/2019

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Produce Records On Selection Of New Navy Chief: Military Court To Centre A military tribunal on Wednesday directed the government to produce before it on May 29 all records and documents relating to selection of the new Navy Chief....
05:34, 05/23/2019

"Polls End, Talks Begin": Congress On Sushma Swaraj-Pak Minister Photo A day before counting of votes for the national election, the Congress tore into the government over what it called "foreign minister-level talks" with Pakistan, alleging that with the end of......
05:34, 05/23/2019

20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Modi's "Grand Welcome" The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party headquarters in Delhi this evening. The large......
05:34, 05/23/2019

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
04:00, 05/23/2019

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fears grow of shrinking political freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese zone....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Matching VVPAT Slips Likely To Delay Lok Sabha 2019 Election Results Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, will begin at 8.00 am today and results are expected only by late evening, due to tallying......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Bihar Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Bihar Election Results: The state has 40 seats which voted in all seven phases. The main parties in the state are Janata Dal United JD (U), BJP, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Rashtriya Lok Samta......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats in the state today....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian high commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria said......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Tripura Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Tripura Lok Sabha Election Results: The prominent candidates from Tripura include CPM's Shankar Prasad Datta and Jitendra Choudhary, BJP's Pratima Bhoumik, Congress' Subal Bhowmik and Maharajkumari......
03:00, 05/23/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Kerala Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Kerala Election Results: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is contesting from Kerala's Wayanad and is one of the most prominent candidates in the state. He is also contesting from Amethi in Uttar......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting Of Votes To Begin At 8 am Counting of votes for the mammoth election that began last month and ended last week will begin at 8 am. The seven-phase election, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a second term, saw......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Election Results 2019: Check Result Here Jammu and Kashmir Election Results: There are six seats in the state with prime parties being Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party, BJP, Congress and Jammu and Kashmir National Conference....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Chhattisgarh Elections Results: The 11 Chhattisgarh seats are Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Raigarh, Surguja, Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur and Bastar....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Punjab Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Punjab Election Results: Voting took place on 13 Punjab seats - Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Firozpur, Bathinda,......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Uttar Pradesh Results Live Updates: Counting To Begin At 8 am After a marathon seven-phased polls, the time for the Lok Sabha election results 2019 has finally arrived. The counting for results 2019 will begin soon....
03:00, 05/23/2019

AAP, Congress, BJP Battle For Delhi Amid Election Results: LIVE Updates Election Results 2019: While the counting for the national elections in the world's largest democracy is set to begin soon, Delhi will be witness to an intense three-pronged battle between the Aam......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Asia markets set to slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
02:17, 05/23/2019

Why Is This Temple Important to India’s Election? Our reporter Jeffrey Gettleman traveled to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi used a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to try to win another five-year term....
19:51, 05/22/2019

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
19:51, 05/22/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
19:51, 05/22/2019

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
19:51, 05/22/2019

"BJP Never Demanded Floor Test In Madhya Pradesh": Shivraj Singh Chouhan As Congress and BJP are involved in a spat over allegations of toppling the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh, former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that the party has......
19:51, 05/22/2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
19:51, 05/22/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Senior NCP Leader Joins Shiv Sena, Blames Sharad Pawar For His Cross Over Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former minister Jaydutta Kshirsagar on Wednesday joined the Shiv Sena, saying he felt "suffocated" in the NCP....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Poll Panel Decision On VVPAT Slips "Dark Day For Indian Democracy": TDP The Telugu Desam Party Wednesday termed as "a dark day for Indian democracy", the Election Commission of India turning down a demand to count VVPAT slips ahead of the EVMs during the counting process......
19:51, 05/22/2019

"Enfeebled Commission": Congress Attacks Poll Body Over VVPAT Decision The Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Election Commission after it rejected a demand by opposition parties to tally Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with Electronic Voting......
19:51, 05/22/2019

Vivek Oberoi "Went The Wrong Way": Director Of PM Modi Biopic On Meme Row Actor Vivek Oberoi "went the wrong way" in sharing a "crass" meme on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's personal life, says his "PM Narendra Modi" director Omung Kumar....
19:51, 05/22/2019

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
19:51, 05/22/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
19:51, 05/22/2019

Opposition Putting On "Horror Show" Over Poll Defeat: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Attacking the Congress and other opposition parties for raising concerns about EVMs, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said they want to "discredit" democracy as they are unable to......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Kedarnath Cave, Where PM Meditated, Set To Become Spiritual Destination The cave in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated through the night last week, is all set to become a spiritual tourist destination. The "Dhyan Kutia" has virtually......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Men With Machetes Snatch Voting Machines In Arunachal Pradesh About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked election officials in Arunachal Pradesh and made off with electronic voting machines, officials said on Wednesday....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
17:17, 05/22/2019

7 Kg Laddoo Cake, Lotus-Shaped Sweets As BJP Prepares For Comeback Post the exit poll results Sunday, celebrations are in full swing for the BJP as the ruling party in Delhi has started already begun preparations even before the Lok Sabha election results are......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
17:17, 05/22/2019

"HD Kumaraswamy Chief Minister Till Friday": BJP Leader Sadananda Gowda Days after the exit polls predicted a grim future for the opposition, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has claimed that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka will collapse a day......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Ambitious Mayawati Is X Factor As Parties Wait For Election Results Prominent leaders from the south have been busy talking to various opposition parties to prepare for a scenario - unlikely according to exit polls -- that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Pulwama, Lanka Blasts Strengthened Resolve To Fight Terror: Sushma Swaraj India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people's mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a blank canvas that allows for imagination and......
15:00, 05/22/2019

In Case Against Rahul Gandhi For Remarks On PM Modi, Court Reserves Order A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved for June 7 an order on a complaint seeking a case against Rahul Gandhi for his alleged ''Khoon ki Dalali'' remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Amid Storm Over Voting Machines On Eve of Counting, Amit Shah's 6 Queries BJP chief Amit Shah ripped into the opposition today over its allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines, alleging that the "noise got shriller after the exit poll results". The Election......
15:00, 05/22/2019

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
13:34, 05/22/2019

What Jay Panda, Confident Of BJP Win, Said On His Old Party BJD's Role Jay Panda, who switched sides from Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's party to the BJP in March, reiterated Amit Shah's point that the BJP will get over 300 seats in the Lok Sabha, as the results......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, in criminal cases lodged against him by the......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
13:34, 05/22/2019

"EVMs Transported By Child Labour": Tejashwi Yadav Attacks Poll Body RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweets photo of children carrying EVM boxes amid claims by opposition parties that BJP workers are tampering with the machines...
13:34, 05/22/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips with the Electronic Voting Machines before votes are counted tomorrow has been turned down by the Election Commission....
13:34, 05/22/2019

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Naveen Patnaik Raring For Record Fifth Term Amid Rumours, Attacks Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, is seeking a record fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), faces an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which has made inroads into the......
13:34, 05/22/2019

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Wants Son Chirag As Minister. "Which Father Wouldn't?" Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Top Court Gets 4 New Judges As Collegium Overrules Centre's Objections Four new judges are likely to be sworn in as Supreme Court justices soon, taking the total to the court's full strength of 31 for the first time in five years. Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna,......
13:34, 05/22/2019

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Attempted Break-In At IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sources in Rafale-maker Dassault have confirmed to......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Sushma Swaraj Discusses Wuhan Summit Agenda With China's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of a multilateral meeting in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and discussed issues of bilateral......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Future Security Challenges Could Be "Grave": Ajit Doval Stressing on the need to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of security forces, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said these measures were essential as future......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Election Results 2019: All FAQs On How To Track Results Answered Here Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: You can track live election results on NDTV news websites in English, Hindi, Tamil and Bengali. Here's how you can track latest and live election news online and......
13:34, 05/22/2019

New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’ Under a revised budget policy, all new spending must advance one of five government priorities that promote the welfare of citizens. The political opposition dismisses the move as “slick branding.”...
11:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
10:51, 05/22/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
10:51, 05/22/2019

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
02:00, 05/22/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
02:00, 05/22/2019

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
02:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
02:00, 05/22/2019

"Blood Will Flow": Upendra Kushwaha Warns Against Trying To "Loot Votes" Rashtriya Lok Samta Party leader Upendra Kushwaha today warned of violent reprisals from the public if the ruling BJP and its allies try to manipulate voting machines in their favour in the run-up to......
20:51, 05/21/2019

Vice Admiral Moves Military Court Again On Appointment Of New Navy Chief Vice Admiral Bimal Verma on Tuesday filed a fresh petition at a military tribunal in New Delhi, seeking cancellation of the defence ministry's order appointing Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next......
20:51, 05/21/2019

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
20:51, 05/21/2019

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra......
20:51, 05/21/2019

Patriot Does Not Only Mean Saying "Jai Hind": Venkaiah Naidu Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu emphasised that patriotism does not mean only saying "Vande Mataram" or "Jai Hind" and said it also meant supporting each other....
20:51, 05/21/2019

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/21/2019

At NDA Meet, PM Expresses Concern Over "Needless Controversy" On EVMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over the "needless controversy" created by the Opposition over Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at a meeting of NDA leaders, even as the......
20:51, 05/21/2019

Notice To Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia Over Assassination Plot Remark BJP leader Vijender Gupta on Tuesday sent a legal notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for allegedly attempting to "frame him" in relation to an......
20:51, 05/21/2019

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
20:51, 05/21/2019

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
18:34, 05/21/2019

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Leaders Arrive For PM Modi, Amit Shah's Dinner In Delhi: Highlights The Union Council of Ministers meet today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's headquarters in New Delhi. The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The BJP......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Dissent In Poll Code Violation Cases Won't Be Made Public: Election Panel Dissent and minority views in Election Commission's orders in cases of Model Code of Conduct violations would not be made public, the poll panel said today, rejecting the demand of Election......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Mallikarjun Kharge Hits Out At BJP's "Pressure Tactics" In Madhya Pradesh Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday asserted that Congress has majority in Madhya Pradesh Assembly and accused the Opposition BJP of "unnecessarily" creating problems since it feared......
18:34, 05/21/2019

"Spend A Day In Kedarnath": Uttarakhand Chief Minister To PM's Critics Uttarkhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday termed opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kedarnath visit "extremely unfortunate" and challenged the critics to spend a day......
18:34, 05/21/2019

"MLAs Being Lured With Money, Posts": Kamal Nath's Claim After BJP Letter Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has claimed that 10 of his party's lawmakers are getting phone calls with offers of money and posts to switch over to the BJP....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Anil Ambani To Drop Defamation Suits Against Congress, National Herald Anil Ambani's Reliance Group has decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil defamation suits filed in an Ahmedabad court against Congress leaders and National Herald newspaper over their statements......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Months After Balakot, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite Tomorrow India is all set to launch a new "spy satellite" capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an operation such......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
18:34, 05/21/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
18:34, 05/21/2019

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
18:34, 05/21/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Punjab Congress Seeks Report On Amarinder Singh-Navjot Sidhu Rift All India Congress Committee's Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari on Tuesday sought a report from the party's state unit over the face-off between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his cabinet colleague......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Folau sacking prompts 'beliefs review' A review into religious expression from those "with and without strong" beliefs will be held by the Australian Rugby Union Players' Association (Rupa)....
13:17, 05/21/2019

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Google reverses decision to cut ties with Huawei after US eases trade restrictions Alphabet Inc's Google said Tuesday that keeping phones up to date and secure was in "everyone's best interests," shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on China's Huawei....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Assamese Singer Zubeen Writes To ULFA-I, Calls For Peace Assamese singer Zubeen Garg has written an open letter to proscribed outfit ULFA-I, calling for peace and asserting that killing of innocent people will not result in anything....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Pakistan Appoints Moin-ul-Haque As High Commissioner to India Pakistan on Monday appointed career diplomat Moin-ul-Haque as the High Commissioner to India. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday approved appointments of over two dozen ambassadors in......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Teach, Earn And Pay With Plastic: Assam School Brings Hope For Poor Kids Older children studying at the Akshar School for a few years have been trained to teach the younger students. They get paid for this, which encourages them to remain in the school and not drop out......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Data of Instagram Influencers Leaked, Traced To India: Report Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported......
08:00, 05/21/2019

"Exit Polls Just To Discourage You": Priyanka Gandhi To Congress Workers A day after exit polls predicted a sweeping victory for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday released an audio message......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Opposition Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Two days after the exit polls predicted an easy win for the ruling BJP, representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission today to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Shri Sita Ram Temple In Ayodhya Hosts Iftar Meal In Its Premises In the holy month of Ramzan, Shri Sita Ram temple in Ayodhya hosted an Iftar meal on Monday in its premises. Setting an example of communal harmony, people cutting across religious lines, sat together......
08:00, 05/21/2019

"We'll See": For Naveen Patnaik's Party, It Is Wait And Watch Naveen Patnaik's party has said that it is "equidistant" from both the Congress and the BJP and that it will decide whether to support the BJP-led national alliance or not based on what is promised to......
08:00, 05/21/2019

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Rajiv Gandhi On His Death Anniversary Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary this morning at......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Vivek Oberoi Apologises Amid Anger Over Aishwarya Rai Meme, Deletes Tweet Actor Vivek Oberoi today deleted his tweet sharing an offensive meme on exit polls featuring actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and posted his apologies, hours after a display of defiance....
08:00, 05/21/2019

House Rented Out By IPS Officer In Greater Noida Was Den Of Drug Cartel In a house belonging to an IPS officer, who had rented it out, ran an international drug cartel for over two years till it was busted a few days back....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Questions Raised Over Movement Of EVMs In UP, Bihar After Videos Surface Amid concerns about voting machines just ahead of the counting of votes in the national election, allegations have surfaced of voting machines being moved out of their strongrooms in parts of Uttar......
08:00, 05/21/2019

"You'll Always Be My Hero": Rahul, Priyanka Remember Father Rajiv Gandhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi today paid tributes to their father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary....
08:00, 05/21/2019

HD Kumaraswamy Hits Out At News Satire Shows, Warns Of "Bringing In Law" Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has taken offense to what he calls news channels "belittling" politicians on their satirical shows and says he believes a law is needed to regulate the media....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negot...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed amid continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
03:51, 05/21/2019

US eases some restrictions on China's Huawei, reportedly halting Google's plans to cut access The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed recently on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world....
03:51, 05/21/2019

India Adopt New Definition Of Kilogram, Kelvin, Mole And Ampere India on Monday adopted a global resolution to redefine four of the seven base units -- kilogramme, kelvin, mole and ampere -- a move expected to have far-reaching effects, including changes in......
23:34, 05/20/2019

Question Of Third Front Doesn't Arise, Says Mallikarjun Kharge Declining to comment on the possibility of a third front formation, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday said there is only one front and Congress president Rahul Gandhi will take the decision......
23:34, 05/20/2019

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Amid Opposition Uproar, Pranab Mukherjee Praises "Perfect" Elections Former President Pranab Mukherjee complimented the Election Commission over its "perfect" handling of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, taking a starkly divergent stand on the matter from that of the......
22:00, 05/20/2019

Will Take Call On Joining Opposition Front Post Election Results: CPI-M With the exit polls predicting a debacle for the Left Front in the Lok Sabha election, the leaders of various Left parties are set to play a waiting game as regards joining the UPA or being part of a......
21:00, 05/20/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Tejashwi Yadav Fails To Vote; After BJP's Taunt, Party Blames Wrong Photo The National Democratic Alliance on Monday taunted senior RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav over his failure to cast his vote in Patna on Sunday though other members of his family like mother Rabri Devi,......
21:00, 05/20/2019

Amul To Hike Milk Prices By Rs 2 Per Litre From Tomorrow Amul will increase the price of its milk by Rs 2 per litre across several states from Tuesday to compensate for an increase in production costs, news agency PTI quoted the dairy major as saying in a......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Exit Poll Predictions Turn Heat On Congress, HD Kumaraswamy In Karnataka The voting was for the Lok Sabha polls. But Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government is feeling the heat after exit polls indicated that the BJP and allies were all set to come......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Won't Let Madhya Pradesh Become Bengal: Shivraj Chouhan On BJP Man Death Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday slammed the killing of a 60-year-old man by a Congress supporter in Indore allegedly for "voting for the BJP" and said he won't......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Vivek Oberoi Gets Women's Commission Notice For Aishwarya Rai Meme Actor Vivek Oberoi shared a meme targeting actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Twitter which prompted the National Commission for Women to issue a notice against him. The Maharashtra Women Commission......
20:00, 05/20/2019

"Mamata Didi" Now ''Mamata Dadagiri'': Manoj Tiwari On Bengal Violence Coming down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over poll-related violence in the state, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Monday dubbed TMC chief as "Mamata dadagiri."...
20:00, 05/20/2019

3 Lakh Paramilitary, 20 Lakh State Police Personnel For Phase 7 Of Polls As many as three lakh paramilitary personnel along with over 20 lakh state police officials and home guards were deployed for the seven-phase Lok Sabha election in the country, officials said Monday....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura district, a police officer said. The IPFT is an......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Navjot Sidhu Should Quit If He Can't Work With Amarinder Singh: Minister Punjab Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot today asked Navjot Singh Sidhu to resign from the state cabinet if he cannot work with Amarinder Singh, a day after the chief minister accused the......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Powerful Liquor Lobby Influences Yogi Adityanath, Says Sacked UP Minister Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gave in to the powerful liquor lobby and did not......
20:00, 05/20/2019

"Apologise For What?": Vivek Oberoi's Response To Aishwarya Rai Meme Row Shredded over a meme on actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, actor Vivek Oberoi has now said he has not done anything wrong. Earlier today, the actor got a women's commission notice for the meme that was......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Top Court To Hear Tomorrow Centre's Plea On Black Money Law Applicability The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear on Tuesday the centre's plea challenging the Delhi High Court order staying its notification to allow the 2016 black money law to operate with retrospective......
20:00, 05/20/2019

"Not Knee-Jerk Anti-Congressism": Yogendra Yadav Defends His Remarks After stirring a debate with his provocative remarks on the future of the Congress party, Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav today doubled down on his assertion that the grand old party is "an obstacle......
20:00, 05/20/2019

After Exit Polls, Opposition Talks Of Voting Machines, To Meet Poll Body Representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission tomorrow afternoon to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines and the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Trail......
20:00, 05/20/2019

"Nautanki": Sharad Pawar's Take On Bleak Exit Poll Predictions Sharad Pawar, the Nationalist Congress Party chief, is the latest to join the political leaders whose reaction to the exit polls predictions is utter disbelief....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
20:00, 05/20/2019

6 Of Maharashtra Family, On Visit To Oman, Swept Away In Flash Floods Six members of a family from Maharashtra's Beed district have been swept away in flash floods in the Gulf nation of Oman where they had gone on a visit, Mumbai Police said Monday....
20:00, 05/20/2019

"PM Wants Me Dead": Shocker From Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, caught in a controversy over his claim that his personal security officers could kill him, today claimed it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who wanted him dead....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan call up Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz to final squad Pakistan call up Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz to their final 15-man World Cup squad as they replace Abid Ali, Faheem Ashraf and Junaid Khan....
16:34, 05/20/2019

Israel Folau will not appeal over Australia sacking but 'considering all avenues' Israel Folau will not appeal against his sacking by Rugby Australia but says his decision is "in no way an acceptance of the judicial panel's findings"....
16:34, 05/20/2019

Google Restricts Huawei’s Access to Android After Trump Order The move could hamstring the Chinese tech giant if it prevents the firm’s customers from getting the latest versions of services such as Maps and Gmail....
15:17, 05/20/2019

Kamal Haasan Gets Protection From Arrest Amid Row Over "Godse" Remark The Madras High Court today granted actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan protection from arrestafter cases were filed against him over "Godse extremist" remark....
11:51, 05/20/2019

"Congress Must Die", Says Yogendra Yadav After Exit Polls Show NDA Win The exit polls that predicted a comfortable win for the NDA havegiven ammunition to Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav to shoot at the Congress, a party that he said "must die"....
11:51, 05/20/2019

Sushma Swaraj To Attend SCO Foreign Ministers Meet In Kyrgyzstan External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), beginning Tuesday, in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, during which several pressing issues......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Congress, BJP Leaders Arrested For Livestreaming Voting On Facebook Live You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police have arrested two local leaders for uploading videos of casting their votes on the......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Blackbuck Case: Fresh Notices to Sonali Bendre, Tabu And Saif Ali Khan The Jodhpur bench of the Rajasthan High Court today issued fresh notices to actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Tabu in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case following an appeal by the......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Chandrababu Naidu's Alliance Plan On Track, To Meet Mamata Banerjee Today After meeting key opposition leaders in New Delhi and Lucknow, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will today hold talks withWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as he keeps up......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Confident Of TDP Retaining Power In Andhra Pradesh Unfazed by the exit polls which predicted that the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) will storm to power in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu today exuded confidence that his Telugu Desam......
11:51, 05/20/2019

"BJP Will Repeat 2014 Uttar Pradesh Victory In Bengal", Says Ram Madhav Backed by exit poll predictions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said that his party will surprise political analysts with a performance in West Bengal similar to that of Uttar Pradesh in the......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Madhya Pradesh Government In Minority, Says BJP In Letter To Governor The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has written to Governor Anandiben Patel, claiming that the Congress government is in minority and asking for a special session....
11:51, 05/20/2019

Woman Killed By 2 Leopards In Madhya Pradesh, Leopard Dies During Capture A woman was killed by two leopards at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district, following which a group of villagers captured one of the big cats. In a video shot by a villager, a group of men......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Dare Not Try And Come Anywhere Near Line Of control: Indian Army To Pak Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command of the Indian Army on Monday praised the air strike carried out by the Indian Army Force on a terrorist camp in......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Pragya Thakur Takes Vow Of Silence - Till Day Of Election Results The BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur on Monday announced a "maun vrat" or vow of silence after a raging controversy over her comment that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse was a "deshbhakt (patriot)".......
11:51, 05/20/2019

PM A Religious Man, Don't See Problem In His Kedarnath Visit: KC Tyagi Amid criticism over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples in Uttarakhand, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi asserted that he does not see anything wrong in it....
07:51, 05/20/2019

Singapore-Bound Private Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Chennai Airport A Singapore-bound flight of a private carrier, which took off from Tiruchirapalli, made an emergency landing at the Chennai airport today following a "spark" in the engine, officials said....
07:51, 05/20/2019

Yogi Adityanath Removes BJP Ally From UP Cabinet Day After Exit Polls Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will not hold meetings with leaders of opposition in Delhi today, senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra told news agency ANI....
07:51, 05/20/2019

"So, What Did You Invent?" Sharad Yadav Mocks PM's Cave Meditation Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for visiting and meditating at Kedarnath temple and allowing media to cover it on a large scale even as......
07:51, 05/20/2019

"Exit Polls Are All Wrong," Says Shashi Tharoor, Cites Australia Surprise Lok Sabha elections 2019 exit polls: Hours after exit polls on Sunday indicated a huge win for the National Democratic Alliance, Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted his reading of the......
07:51, 05/20/2019

Exit Polls Stall Mayawati-Gandhis Talks? "No Delhi Meet," Her Party Says Mayawati will not come to Delhi today for any meetings with opposition leaders, her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has said, contradicting reports about her meeting with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and......
07:51, 05/20/2019

"Proud Father": Jyotiraditya Scindia Tweets Pictures Of Son's Graduation Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today said he was a "proud father" as his son Mahanaryaman Scindia has graduated from the Yale University. On Twitter, he shared photos with his son, seen wearing......
07:51, 05/20/2019

Ex-Maldives President Congratulates PM Modi As Exit Polls Predict BJP Win With most of the exit polls predicting a majority for the NDA, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hoping that the island nation would continue to......
07:51, 05/20/2019

Specially-Abled Voter Exercises Right To Vote With His Foot In Indore A specially-abled voter exercised his right to vote with his foot at a polling booth in Indore on Sunday and set an example for the people who restrict themselves of using their voting right....
07:51, 05/20/2019

"Why's Chandrababu Naidu Exhausting Himself?" Sena's Jibe On Exit Polls Using the predictions of the exit polls that gave a comfortable comeback for the NDA, the BJP's Maharashtra ally Shiv Sena today sought to give a pause to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu......
07:51, 05/20/2019

Day After Exit Polls, Yogi Adityanath Removes BJP Ally From UP Cabinet Yogi Adityanath has finally removed minister OP Rajbhar, an estranged BJP ally who had wanted out a month ago. Mr Rajbhar, who had been part of the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh since 2017, had......
07:51, 05/20/2019

Air India Plane Lands At Gujarat's IAF Base As Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest An Air India flight from Delhi to Muscat was diverted to Jamnagar Air Force base on Sunday night after a 33-year-old passenger suffered a cardiac arrest onboard....
02:51, 05/20/2019

BJP Says Trinamool Leaders "Have Lost Their Mind", Demands Re-Polling The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling at several booths in eight out of the......
22:51, 05/19/2019

Congress Crash In Heartland States It Won In December, Predict Exit Polls The Congress may be unable to build on its election victory in the three heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, exit polls predicted as the mammoth seven-phase Lok Sabha......
22:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Huge Damage To Jagannath Temple After Cyclone Fani: Dharmedra Pradhan After the conclusion of over 70 day-long high decibel elections campaigning, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited famous Jagannath temple in Puri on Sunday....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Bangladeshi, Who Mistakenly Crossed Over To India 23 Years Ago, To Return A Bangladeshi man with mental disabilities, who had crossed over to India accidentally over two decades ago, finally met his family in a jail in Assam's Tezpur on Sunday, officials said....
22:00, 05/19/2019

At 12,256 Feet, World's Highest Polling Station Records 142% Voting The world's highest polling station at 15,256 feet in Tashigang village of Himachal Pradesh Sunday recorded an unbelievable 142.85 per cent voter turn out. And all votes were duly declared valid....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Shopkeeper Accused Of Rape, Forced Marriage; Arrested A woman has accused a shopkeeper of rape, abduction and forcible marriage besides circulating her objectionable pictures on social media in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said Sunday....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Part Of Kailash Mansarovar In UNESCO's Tentative List Of Heritage Sites UNESCO has included the Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in its tentative list of world heritage sites, sources in the Culture Ministry said Sunday....
22:00, 05/19/2019

"Exit Poll Gossip," Scoffs Mamata Banerjee As Predictions Favour BJP The exit polls may have given opposition parties a major shock ahead of counting day, but Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has refused to budge from her position that the country's next......
22:00, 05/19/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:00, 05/19/2019

India, Singapore Take Part In Naval Drill In South China Sea The Indian Navy conducted military exercised in the South China Sea with its Singapore counterpart today. Navy's two ships-Kolkata and Shakti took part in the bilateral naval exercise with Singapore,......
22:00, 05/19/2019

"Every Exit Poll Can't Be Wrong": Omar Abdullah On BJP Win Prediction National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has reacted to the exit polls that project a BJP win in Lok Sabha elections...
22:00, 05/19/2019

In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Heading For Big Defeat, Predicts Poll Of Polls The pattern of the Congress crashing out in states it won in the assembly elections has continued in Karnataka, exit polls predicted today. The party, which managed to keep the BJP out of power in the......
22:00, 05/19/2019

Mehbooba Mufti's Party Worker Shot At Allegedly By Terrorists In J&K A Peoples Democratic Party activist was seriously injured after terrorists allegedly shot him at Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday, police said....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Fire At Chemical Factory In Dadra And Nagar Haveli's Silvassa A fire broke out a chemical factory in Silvassa, the capital of Dadar and Nagar Haveli today, news agency ANI reported. Eight fire engines are at the spot....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Sukhbir Badal's Daughter, First-Time Voter, Gets Notice From Poll Body Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal's younger daughter Gurleen Kaur, a first-time voter, was issued a notice for allegedly violating the model code of conduct....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Congress Will Do Much Better, Says Amarinder Singh After Exit Polls Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today rejected the poll of polls results, saying that their accuracy was doubtful and that he expects the Congress to do much better, both at the national level......
22:00, 05/19/2019

Gujarat BJP Says Exit Polls "As Expected", Congress Dismisses Claims Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the actual results when they are announced on May 23,......
22:00, 05/19/2019

Punjab Likely To Be Silver Lining For Congress, Exit Polls Predict The two-year-old government of Amarinder Singh in Punjab, which the BJP hoped was facing some amount of anti-incumbency, could fare the best among the Congress-ruled states, exit polls predicted......
22:00, 05/19/2019

As Polling Ends, Venkaiah Naidu Laments New Low in Political Discourse Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the extent by which political discourse in the country had fallen in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, with politicians resorting to......
22:00, 05/19/2019

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: What Are Exit Polls, Other FAQs Answered Lok Sabha Exit Poll 2019: As voting ends in the seventh and last phase of national election, voters across the country await the final results. The counting of vote will start on May 23. Before the......
16:00, 05/19/2019

Shiv Sena's Hindutva Different From That Of BJP: Aaditya Thackeray Shiv Sena leader and the party's youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray has argued in a new book that Hindutva is one of the ideologies of Shiv Sena, but it is different from "BJP's Hindutva"....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Over Trinamool Complaint Against PM, Babul Supriyo's "Tendulkar" Analogy The Trinamool Congress's complaint to the Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his "highly televised" Kedarnath visit was a violation of Model Code of Conduct, has prompted......
16:00, 05/19/2019

"Can't Accept Villain As Hero," Says Kamal Haasan Amid Godse Remark Row Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, who had sparked a row over his "India's first extremist a Hindu" remark for Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, today spoke about the 'Father of The Nation,......
16:00, 05/19/2019

NDA Will Comfortably Form Government: Poll Of Polls' Early Prediction The marathon Lok Sabha elections of 2019 concluded today after seven phases of voting. On May 23, when the votes are counted, the election results will determine the next government at the Centre. A......
16:00, 05/19/2019

"Who Am I? People Are Blessing PM Modi," Says Murli Manohar Joshi As the people of Varanasi voted on Sunday in the last phase of the Lok Sabha 2019 elections, former Lok Sabha lawmaker and veteran BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi said he is nobody to bless Narendra......
16:00, 05/19/2019

Naveen Patnaik's BJP, BJD Neck-And-Neck In Odisha, Predict Poll Of Polls Early predictions in the poll of polls show the BJP leading in Odisha with 12 seats in the state with 21 Lok Sabha seats. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) comes second with 8 seats, the Congress 1 and others......
16:00, 05/19/2019

BJP, Allies To Cross 300, According To Poll Of Polls Voting in one of India's most acrimonious elections in decades has endedafter seven long rounds over a month-and-a-half. The results will be declared on Thursday, May 23, but before that, exit polls......
16:00, 05/19/2019

Mayawati To Meet Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Tomorrow Ahead Of Results Mayawati will meet with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi tomorrow in what is seen as a significant outreach after the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief carried out an......
16:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Candidate Claims Trinamool Placed Special Mark On Voting Machines Bengal's BJP candidate Anupam Hazra has accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of placing a special mark against its election symbol in the Electronic Voting Machine to draw the voters' eye....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Stop "Telecast" Of PM's Visits To Shrines: Chandrababu Naidu To Poll Body Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on Saturday was a violation of the poll code, and asked......
16:00, 05/19/2019

Navjot Sidhu "Probably" Wants To Become Chief Minister: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that his cabinet minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, "probably" wants to replace him as the head of the state government. His remark comes a day......
16:00, 05/19/2019

This Baarat Headed To Vote First, Groom Led The Way Decked in his wedding attire, bridegroom reached the polling booth to a pleasant surprise of election officials, security personnel and fellow voters in the queue and cast his votes....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Bodies Of 2 Kolkata Mountaineers Killed On Kanchenjunga Found The bodies of two Indian mountaineers, who died in Nepal due to high altitude sickness near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition to the world's third tallest peak, have been recovered......
16:00, 05/19/2019

More Than Half Of UP Seats May Go To BJP, Say Early Predictions The Grand Alliance of Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati may not be able to stop the BJP march through Uttar Pradesh, the state that sends the maximum number of lawmakers to the Lok Sabha, predict early exit......
16:00, 05/19/2019

Poll Of Polls Predicts Win For BJP-Shiv Sena In Maharashtra The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will get the maximum number of seats in Maharashtra, NDTV's Poll of Polls, an aggregate of exit polls, predicted today. The alliance, however, may lose some constituencies......
16:00, 05/19/2019

"Not Respected Anymore": Rahul Gandhi Jabs Election Body As Polling Ends Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched a fresh attack on the Election Commission just as the Lok Sabha polls ended today, alleging that it had yielded to the ruling BJP despite having the......
16:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Demands Withdrawal Of Arvind Kejriwal's Security BJP's Delhi unit on Sunday wrote to the city police demanding withdrawal of Arvind Kejriwal's security cover after the chief minister alleged that he fears being assassinated by his own security......
12:17, 05/19/2019

Several Union Ministers Yet To Clear Dues On Official Bungalows: RTI Several Union ministers, including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitaraman and Sushma Swaraj, have not cleared dues on their official bungalows till February, the Housing and Urban Affairs......
12:17, 05/19/2019

A Day After Meditation In Kedarnath Cave, PM Meets Pilgrims In Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered prayers at Badrinath temple in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand, a day after he spent hours meditating inside a cave in Kedarnath in the hill state....
12:17, 05/19/2019

Moon Moon Sen Does It Again, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence" Actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a Trinamool Congress candidate for the national election, was again accused of making a comment that undermined the violence in Bengal on the last day of voting......
12:17, 05/19/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
11:51, 05/19/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
11:51, 05/19/2019

Back From Lucknow, Chandrababu Naidu Meets Rahul Gandhi Again Today Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today met Rahul Gandhi for the second time as he continuedhis meetings with opposition leaders including Uttar Pradesh rivals-turned-alliance partners......
11:51, 05/19/2019

102-Year-Old Who Voted In Independent India's 1st Polls Votes In Himachal Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the the country's first general elections in 1951, voted today in a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh where......
11:51, 05/19/2019

BJP's Estranged Ally Predicts "Massive Win" For Gathbandhan In Eastern UP The BJP's Uttar Pradesh ally Om Prakash Rajbhar, sulking for months, did not spare the party on the last day of voting for the national election. Asked who would win, the state minister picked the......
11:51, 05/19/2019

"Modi Will Go, Good Days Of People Will Come", Says Misa Bharti Misa Bharti is contesting theelection from the Pataliputra constituency, where she faces sitting parliamentarian (and former RJD leader) Ram Kripal Yadav of the BJP...
11:51, 05/19/2019

Farhan Akhtar Tweets "SayNoToPragya". Twitter Says You Are A Phase Late In every phase of voting, actors and celebrities have encouraged people to go out and exercise their franchise. Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar today went a step further, asking the "electorate of......
11:51, 05/19/2019

"Conspiracy To Kill Me," Says Tej Pratap Yadav After Journalist Is Beaten Bihar politician Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap has denied that his security guards thrashed a video journalist in Patna on Sunday as voting in the Lok Sabha election entered its final day. He called it......
11:51, 05/19/2019

Dilwale Dulhania To Avengers Memes, Government's Press Body Teases Voters "Every vote matters" is a message that the Election Commission and political leaders often repeat to make people realise the importance of voting in world's largest democracy....
11:51, 05/19/2019

"No Road, No Vote" Group Of Nalanda Villagers Boycott Polls, Smash EVM Shouting "no road, no vote", a group of villagers in Bihar's Nalanda district today boycotted polling and smashed an electronic voting machine (EVM). The group was protesting against alleged lack of......
11:51, 05/19/2019

Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day of polling in the state. Union Minister Nirmala......
11:51, 05/19/2019

4,000 People Fear This Is Their Last Election Before Their Island Sinks Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast on Sunday in the national election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of Bengal -- a victim of climate change's growing toll....
11:51, 05/19/2019

North Korean restaurant accused of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
10:51, 05/19/2019

In Final Round Of Polls, Bengal Votes In Shadow Of Violence: 10 Points West Bengal saw sporadic violence as people in seven states and one Union Territory voted in the final of the seven-phase national election today. North Kolkata's BJP candidate Rahul Sinha said he was......
09:00, 05/19/2019

PM Modi To Face Poll Test In Lok Sabha Elections Phase 7: 5-Point Guide Polling for the seventh and last round of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday. 59 constituencies, including Varanasi, will vote to elect their representatives to Lok Sabha. 13......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Election 2019 Phase 7 Voting: A Look At Top 10 Candidates The last round of the seven-phase national election is being held today in 59 Lok Sabha seats. At least 912 candidates are contesting in seven states and one Union Territory. The results will be......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Ten Battles To Look Out For In The Final Round Of Mega Election Fifty nine seats in seven states are voting today in the final round of the mammoth national election that began last month. The states which are polling today are Punjab (13), Uttar Pradesh (13),......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Live Updates From 4 Key States - Punjab, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The last round of voting today will bring an end to the mammoth seven-phase exercise that saw millions of Indians voting to choose who will represent them in the 17th Lok Sabha....
09:00, 05/19/2019

PM Modi's Constituency Varanasi Among Key Seats That Vote Today The seventh and last phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha election today sees some key constituencies go to polls, the most important of which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency - Varanasi....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Nitish Kumar Among Early Voters, Has A Suggestion For Election Body Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar were among the early voters as polling began across 59 parliamentary constituencies across seven states this morning....
09:00, 05/19/2019

"Your One Vote Will...":PM Modi Tweets As Polling Begins For 7th Phase Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted this morning and urged voters in 59 parliamentary constituencies in seven states polling in the last phase phase of national elections to step out and "vote in......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Harbhajan Singh Votes in Jalandhar, Rules Out Entry Into Politics Voters across 59 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Chandigarh will vote today...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Did PM Modi Pray For Poll Victory In Kedarnath? What He Told Reporters Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking to the media at the Kedarnath shrine, said he was "grateful to the Election Commission for a two-day reprieve to spend time in solitude" and reflect upon his......
09:00, 05/19/2019

13.41 Per cent Polling Till 9 am in 9 Lok Sabha seats In Bengal An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Election Commission official said....
09:00, 05/19/2019

"Shouldn't Tolerate Such Statement": Nitish Kumar On Godse Remarks BJP leader Pragya Thakur made her "deshbhakt" comment in response to a remark by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, who had said, "Godse, the first extremist of independent India, was a Hindu"....
09:00, 05/19/2019

"Absolutely Unethical": PM's Kedarnath Trip Violates Code, Says Trinamool The Trinamool Congress has complained to the Election Commission that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "widely televised" visit to Kedarnath shrine in the higher reaches of Uttarakhand was a violation......
09:00, 05/19/2019

8 Per cent Polling In 8 Lok Sabha Seats In Bihar Till 9 am An estimated 8.08 per cent of the 1,52,52,608 voters had exercised their franchise in the eight Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on Sunday till 9 am, an official said....
09:00, 05/19/2019

UP Villagers Allege Ink Applied Forcibly To Prevent Them From Voting Voters of a village in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli constituency have alleged that indelible ink was forcefully applied on their fingers and that they were bribed by BJP workers in the final round of the......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Voting In Progress For Panaji Assembly Constituency Bypoll Voting is in progress for the bypoll to the Panaji assembly constituency since morning, which was necessitated due to the death of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March....
09:00, 05/19/2019

103-Year-Old Woman Casts Her Vote In Tamil Nadu's Sulur A 103-year-old woman was among the early voters this morning as polling began at around 7 am in Tamil Nadu's Sulur, one of the four assembly seats in the state where by-elections are being held today....
09:00, 05/19/2019

PM Modi's Varanasi Constituency Records 10.87% Till 9 AM The Varanasi constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi recorded 10.87 per cent polling till 9 am. Local administration has set up 145 model booths and one pink booth which will be operated only by......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Practice Of Jauhar Matter Of Pride In Our History: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said the past practice of "Jauhar", or self-immolation, by women facing capture by invaders was a matter of pride....
01:34, 05/19/2019

SIT To Probe Man's Killing In Jammu Town, Curfew Continues For Third Day A five-member special investigation team (SIT) was constituted on Saturday to probe the death of a man in firing at Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah Valley which triggered violent protests, forcing......
01:34, 05/19/2019

11 Polling Party Officials Injured In Road Accident In Uttar Pradesh Eleven members of a polling party were injured when the bus in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra on Saturday, the police said....
01:34, 05/19/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Honey Baghel for campaigning on Saturday after the......
01:34, 05/19/2019

Congress Of 2019 Is Different, Says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Congress of 2019 is different from that of 2014 as the party is giving more importance to regional leaders than it was doing earlier and has also become more aggressive, says Punjab Chief Minister......
01:34, 05/19/2019

Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Abhishek Banerjee Sends Defamation Notice To PM Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee today sent a defamation notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly making "wildly fabricated allegations" against him at a rally at West Bengal's......
21:34, 05/18/2019

HD Kumaraswamy's Advice After "Controversial" Remarks By JDS Leader Fed up with the differences in the ruling Congress-JDS coalition and the "Siddaramaiah for CM again'' clamour, senior JDS leader Basavaraj Horatti on Saturday suggested that the assembly be dissolved....
21:34, 05/18/2019

BJP Will Get Me Killed By Securitymen, Claims Arvind Kejriwal. Cops React Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed the BJP would have him killed by his personal security, setting up a confrontation with the Delhi police that provide security cover to the Aam......
21:34, 05/18/2019

AIR To Broadcast 40-Hour Programme On Results Of National, State Polls The All India Radio will broadcast a special programme for 40 hours the day results of the Lok Sabha and assembly elections in four states will be declared....
21:34, 05/18/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
21:34, 05/18/2019

Polling Booth In Indore Has AC, Offers Tea-Coffee, Biscuits To Voters A polling booth in Indore parliamentary constituency will offer a unique voting experience as it is equipped with facilities like air-conditioner, RO drinking water, cafeteria, medical desk, and......
21:34, 05/18/2019

Hours Before Voting, Mamata Banerjee Urges Poll Body To Be "Impartial" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to the Election Commission with hours to go for the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday, asking it to ensure peaceful and impartial voting in......
21:34, 05/18/2019

59 Seats Including PM's Varanasi To Vote In Final Phase Of Polls Today The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, one of the most bitterly fought in recent memory, will come to an end tomorrow. Voting will be held in 59 constituencies including in Varanasi where Prime Minister......
21:34, 05/18/2019

E-Commerce Giant Amazon Launches Flight Booking Service In India E-commerce giant Amazon on Saturday announced that the platform can be used to even book domestic flights now in addition to other services like shopping, money transfers, utility bill payments, etc....
21:34, 05/18/2019

Cars Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled In Bengal's Bhatpara Day Before Polls Ahead of the last phase of the marathon Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bhatpara, a constituency where Assembly bypolls are due on......
21:34, 05/18/2019

Don't Let PM Travel With Motorcade In Varanasi, Congress Tells Poll Body The Congress on Saturday asked the Election Commission not to grant Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to travel with his motorcade in Varanasi on polling day as this would amount to a roadshow......
21:34, 05/18/2019

India Offers Sri Lanka Full Support To Fight 'Jihadi Terrorism' India has offered full support to Sri Lanka in dealing with the common threat of "Jihadi terrorism" following the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed nearly 260 people, including 11......
13:51, 05/18/2019

CRPF Personnel Deployed At Rabri Devi's Residence Commits Suicide A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here,allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Congress Leader Threatens Madhya Pradesh Officer In Sand Mining Row A sub-divisional magistrate has alleged that a local Congress leader forcibly freed a confiscated sand-laden truck linked to illegal mining operations in the area and threatened her...
13:51, 05/18/2019

"Avoidable": Top Election Officer Denies Reports Of Rift Over Poll Code Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today said reports of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa skipping meetings related to the poll code violations - as he was not allowed to record his dissent -......
13:51, 05/18/2019

Lok Sabha Results To Draw Battle Lines Ahead Of Maharashtra State Polls The results of the Lok Sabha election, which will decide the fate of four Union ministers and two Congress stalwarts from Maharashtra, is likely to impact the political situation in the state, which......
13:51, 05/18/2019

Wearing Saffron Robes, PM Modi Meditates In Cave During Kedarnath Visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Uttarakhand, was photographed meditating in a holy cave near Kedarnath. Earlier today, the prime minister also offered his prayers at the......
13:51, 05/18/2019

Amit Shah Offers Prayers At Gujarat's Somnath Temple With Family BJP president Amit Shah offered prayers at the famous Somnath temple in Gujarat along with his family members today, a day before the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Bihar's Patna Sahib Set For Shatrughan Sinha, Ravi Shankar Prasad Clash A clash of titans is on the cards in Patna Sahib where Shatrughan Sinha is seeking to retain the seat for a third consecutive term, this time on a Congress ticket, surmounting a formidable challenge......
11:00, 05/18/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Rahul Gandhi In Pre-Result Move For Non-BJP Front Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today and discussed firming up a non-BJP front to keep the ruling party out of power after results of the......
11:00, 05/18/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Elections 2019: PM Modi to Seek Re-Election In Last Phase Of Polling Voting will be held on Sunday for 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, which will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking re-election from Varanasi....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Breaking Down Election Campaigns Of PM Modi And Rahul Gandhi In Numbers As campaigning for the seventh and the last phase of the national election comes to an end, we try to decode the science behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's campaigns......
11:00, 05/18/2019

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa Opts Out Of Meetings Over Clean Chits Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from attending meetings of the Election Commission on deciding violations of the Model Code over what he claimed was his "minority decisions......
09:17, 05/18/2019

PM Modi Offers Prayers At Kedarnath Shrine, Will Visit Badrinath Also Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day visit to Uttarakhand today with a visit to Kedarnath shrine.The prime minister is also expected to offer prayers at Badrinath tomorrow before returning......
09:17, 05/18/2019

53,30,154 Voters To Vote In Himachal Pradesh: Poll Officer Over fifty lakh voters are set to vote in 7730 polling stations in four parliamentary constituencies of Himachal Pradesh in the last phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha election on May 19....
09:17, 05/18/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 7: Top Candidates To Watch Out For 2019 Indian General Elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, BJP lawmaker Kirron Kher, Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, Union Minister and SAD leader Harsimrat......
09:17, 05/18/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
09:17, 05/18/2019

UN Owes Peacekeeping Nations $3.6 Billion, India Voices Concern India, which is owed $38 million by the UN for peacekeeping operations, has voiced concern over the "unjustifiable and inexplicable" delays in reimbursement to countries providing peacekeeping troops......
09:17, 05/18/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad Among 4 Union Ministers Contesting In Bihar As many as four Union ministers are among the 157 candidates in Bihar whose electoral fortunes will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of general elections....
09:17, 05/18/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls on Sunday....
09:17, 05/18/2019

"Godse Killed Gandhi, Pragya Killed His Soul", Says Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi today hit out at BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur for her comments that Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, was a "desk bhakt (patriot)". The......
09:17, 05/18/2019

Veteran Telugu Actor Rallapalli Dies At 74 Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao, popularly known by his surname Rallapalli, died at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Friday evening after a cardiac arrest....
05:34, 05/18/2019

"Like Last Episode Of Mann Ki Baat": Akhilesh Yadav On PM Meeting Press Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first ever press conference on Friday, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the presserseemed "like last episode of Mann Ki Baataired on TV......
05:34, 05/18/2019

Assam Man Arrested For Involvement In Guwahati Blast A man has been arrested on Friday for his alleged involvement in the grenade blast near the Guwahati Central shopping mall on May 15, the police said....
05:34, 05/18/2019

Olympian Rower Dattu Bhokanal Charged For Allegedly Harassing Wife Olympian and Asian Games medallist Dattu Baban Bhokanal has been charged for allegedly harassing his wife physically and mentally between December 22, 2017 and March 3 this year, a Nashik police......
05:34, 05/18/2019

Australia 2019 Election Live Updates: What to Look For Voters face a momentous choice: keep the conservative coalition in power after six years, or hand the government to the center-left Labor opposition. The result could have major implications for policy on climate change, China, immigration and the ec...
04:17, 05/18/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For Mayawati's Party Candidate, Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant interim protection from arrest to a SP-BSP alliance candidate from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, who was seeking relief till May 23 in a rape......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Pragya Thakur Ticket "Satyagraha" Against Saffron Terror Slur: Amit Shah Amid the raging controversy over BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, party president Amit Shah defended fielding her as the BJP's candidate......
01:34, 05/18/2019

IAF Chief Flies Oldest MiG-21 Variant, Which Entered Service 45 Years Ago Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa took the oldest variant of the Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jet for a spin in the skies above Sulur near Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore. Flying solo in three of the five sorties, the......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Open To Alliance With Anti-BJP Parties, Including TRS: Chandrababu Naidu TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu, who is spearheading an effort to cobble up an anti-BJP front, Friday said not only the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) but any outfit which is against the BJP are welcome......
01:34, 05/18/2019

BJP Are Not "God-Ke Lovers" But "God-Se Lovers", Says Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a swipe at the BJP over its leaders making controversial remarks on Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, saying the BJP and its ideological mentor......
01:34, 05/18/2019

The Word "Hindu" Is Not Indian, Claims Kamal Haasan Facing severe backlash over his recent Hindu extremist remarks, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan Friday claimed that the very term ''Hindu'' was not a native description, but only a......
01:34, 05/18/2019

PM Modi Like Asrani From 'Sholay', Says Priyanka Gandhi. Her Explanation After calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "biggest actor in the world" and saying that people might as well have chosen megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the top post, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Complaint Against Amazon For Hurting Sentiments Noida Police on Friday registered a case against e-commerce giant Amazon for allegedly hurting "Hindu sentiments" after rugs and toilet seat covers with pictures of Hindu gods were available for sale......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Election Commission Gives Assent To PM's Visit To Uttarakhand: Report The Election Commission is learnt to have given its nod to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttarakhand beginning Saturday while "reminding" the......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad's U-Turn After "Congress Doesn't Want PM's Post" Remark A day after senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Congress was only keen on defeating the NDA and the prime minister's post was not its primary concern, he made a u-turn saying his party......
01:34, 05/18/2019

1.5 Lakh Km Air Travel, 142 Rallies Part Of PM's Poll Campaign: Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew 1.5 lakh km and addressed 142 public rallies during the most extensive campaign for a Lok Sabha election since Independence, BJP president Amit Shah said today....
01:34, 05/18/2019

"PM Modi Locked Up Entire Cabinet Before Demonetisation": Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi got his entire cabinet "locked up" before announcing his decision to demonetise currency notes....
01:34, 05/18/2019

PM Modi Hiding Behind Sunny Deol In Gurdaspur: Sunil Jakhar Congress leader Sunil Kumar Jakhar today accused PM Modi of "hiding" behind actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, his BJP opponent in Gurdaspur, and said that by bringing in an outsider for the poll......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Balakot Air Strikes Introduced In Rajasthan School Textbooks At a time when many Congress leaders across the country have questioned the authenticity of Balakot air strikes, the Congress government in Rajasthan has accommodated the story of Indian Air Force......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Centre Issues Drought Advisory To 6 States As Water Level In Dams Dips With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use......
01:34, 05/18/2019

TV Actor Karan Oberoi's Bail Plea Rejected By A Mumbai Court A Mumbai court on Friday turned down the bail application of Television actor and singer Karan Oberoi, who was arrested earlier this month on charges of raping and blackmailing a woman....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon’ and Other Films, Dies at 95 Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
18:34, 05/17/2019

"Outsiders Are Threatening Voters In Varanasi": BSP Chief Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why the Election Commission (EC) was......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan's Wife Alleges Death Threat To Family Wife of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has alleged a threat to her family from the administrative officials of Rampur and has also sought their removal....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Biggest Actor Is PM, Should Have Voted Amitabh Bachchan: Priyanka Gandhi Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday included a not-so-subtle dig at mega film star Amitabh Bachchan, who was once one of her father Rajiv Gandhi's closest......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Will Never Forgive Pragya Thakur For Insulting Bapu": PM On Godse Remark In the huge controversy over comments by BJP leaders glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, including by Pragya Singh Thakur who called him a "deshbhakt (patriot)", Prime Minister......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Two Indian Mountaineers, Including Army Soldier Die In Nepal, One Missing Two Indian climbers, including an Indian Army soldier, have died and another has gone missing in Nepal after one of them successfully scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest, the expedition......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
17:17, 05/17/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Candidate Celebrates Birthday With "Chowkidar Chor Hai" Cake A sour attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the order of the day as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate for the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra celebrated his birthday by cutting a cake with......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Doing Didigiri, Lost Her Mental Balance: Vijay Rupani Slamming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence at BJP chief Amit Shah's Kolkata road-show, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said she had lost her mental balance and was......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Press Conference That Wasn't? PM Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn't take a single question. He passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah,......
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending a press conference with BJP president Amit Shah, talked about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the......
17:17, 05/17/2019

PM Modi Responds To TIME Magazine Cover Calling Him "Divider-In-Chief" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today responded to the TIME magazine cover calling him "India's Divider In Chief" and asking whether India can endure five more years of his government....
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Excellent Press Conference": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Briefing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not taking any questions at his first press conference in since taking office five years ago. "Congratulations Modi......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Varanasi Voters Being Lured, Threatened To Ensure PM's Victory: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's men were bribing and threatening voters in Varanasi and questioned why the Election Commission is not......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mahagathbandhan Will Blow Away NDA In Bihar, Says Shatrughan Sinha The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP-led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan......
17:17, 05/17/2019

After Godse Row, Congress Switches To Mahatma Gandhi Photo On Twitter The Congress changed its Twitter profile photo to that of Mahatma Gandhi to attack the BJP in the Nathuram Godse comment row exacerbated by Pragya Singh Thakur...
17:17, 05/17/2019

BJP Spokesperson Calls Mahatma Gandhi "Father Of Pakistan", Suspended The BJP on Friday suspended party spokesperson from Madhya Pradesh Anil Soumitra from its primary membership for calling Mahatma Gandhi the "father of the nation of Pakistan"....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
13:34, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: Australia Longs for Bolder Politics as Beloved Leader Dies on Election’s Eve Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s death has thrown Australia into reflection, unleashing pride but also frustration with a perceived lack of vision in today’s leaders....
09:51, 05/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups....
06:17, 05/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios storms off court: 'Emotions got the better of me' Australia's Nick Kyrgios apologises after forfeiting his second-round match at the Italian Open after walking off court against Norway's Casper Ruud....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Not Enough": Priyanka Gandhi After BJP Disowns Pragya Thakur Shocker The BJP distancing itself from party leader Pragya Singh Thakur's statement that Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse is a "patriot" is not enough, Congress general Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said today,......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"I Want To Earn It": Robert Vadra On Joining Politics Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, says he has "learnt a lot in the past 20 years", as part of the Nehru-Gandhi family, but when it comes to joining politics, he wants......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Doctor Arrested For ''Derogatory'' Post Against Pragya Singh Thakur A homeopathic doctor has been arrested for allegedly posting derogatory remarks on a social networking site against BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word in the English language "Modilie", targeting Prime......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"She'll Never Lie": Navjot Sidhu On Wife's Remark Against Amarinder Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu today broke his silence and firmly stood by his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, after she attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, claiming he blocked her attempts to get a party......
00:00, 05/17/2019

PM Modi Changed Currency Notes Like Tughlaq: Ghulam Nabi Azad Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisions to that of the controversial 14 century Delhi ruler Mohammad Bin Tughlaq....
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Namaz In Amethi, Temple In Ujjain": Smriti Irani Attacks Priyanka Gandhi In a bitter attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the Congress general secretary offered ''namaz'' in Amethi and then also visited the Mahakaleshwar Temple in......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Worrisome": Lt General DS Hooda On Military Being Dragged Into Politics Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda, the main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, Thursday said it is "worrisome" that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
00:00, 05/17/2019

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar's Party Catalyst For Win: Prannoy Roy's Analysis Bihar, with 40 Lok Sabha seats, is a crucial stop in this election for any party or alliance heading for Delhi. It was in view of this the BJP chief Amit Shah had allowed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Passion Is Higher, Endeavour Greater": PM Tweets Throwback From 2014 Days before the last round of the mammoth 7-phase Lok Sabha elections that bring in a new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment today to reflect on a memory from 2014 when he was......
00:00, 05/17/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Storm Hits West Tripura Damaging More Than 300 Houses Hundreds of houses have been damaged, several trees uprooted and power lines snapped as strong winds accompanied by thundershower hit West Tripura district on Wednesday night, officials said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Death Row Convict Was 12-Years-Old When Crime Committed, Top Court Told A death row convict in jail for 24 years for killing seven people, including two kids, should not have been given death penalty as he was a 12-year-old at the time of the crime, according to a report......
00:00, 05/17/2019

China formally arrests two Canadians on national security grounds Chinese authorities have formally arrested two Canadians who have been held in detention for five months on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely to increase tension between Ottawa and Beijing....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese mission uncovers secrets on the far side of the moon China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon's biggest mysteries, according to a new study....
13:00, 05/16/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
12:34, 05/16/2019

Modi Promised Better Days and Bridges. India’s Voters Are Still Waiting. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks re-election, he confronts anger over a weakening economy and failed promises to revive stalled infrastructure projects....
12:34, 05/16/2019

Why Alibaba and Tencent may not have the same Trump problems that Huawei has The focus to restrict Huawei's access to American companies appears to be motivated by concerns regarding secrecy and intellectual property, but the firm is also a main competitor to many U.S. telecom equipment businesses, according to Gil Luria...
08:34, 05/16/2019

South Korean auto stocks jump after reports that US could delay tariffs Shares of automakers in South Korea jumped in early morning trade on Thursday following reports overnight that the U.S. could delay implementing tariffs on the sector....
05:34, 05/16/2019

PM Should Have Taken Manmohan Singh's Advice On Notes Ban: Rahul Gandhi Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wouldn't have "destroyed" the economy if he had taken advice from former PM Manmohan Singh....
03:34, 05/16/2019

Rs 1.74 Lakh Added To Sunny Deol's Poll Expenses Over Facebook Fan Page BJP leader Sunny Deol has been pulled up over an undisclosed Facebook fan page just days ahead of the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls, with the Election Commissioner ordering that Rs 1.74 lakh be......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Reporters Charged For Revealing Jammu And Kashmir Rape Victim's Name The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday charged certain "social media reporters" for revealing the identity of a minor girl who was allegedly raped in Ganderbal town earlier this week....
03:34, 05/16/2019

In Sharing Poori With Yogi Adityanath Lookalike, Akhilesh Yadav's Message Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav today posted a photo of man, a lookalike of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, sharing a meal with him onboard a private plane. This is the second time......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Tractor Photo Op In Punjab Comes With Message For Farmers Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, a fierce critic of the government on farmers' issues, drove a tractor after a public meeting in Punjab's Ludhiana today. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh,......
03:34, 05/16/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek votes. "Where did that face go?" questioned the......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Rajasthan Denies Report Of Gayatri Mantra Being Mandatory In Labour Rooms Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Wednesday denied reports that claimed Gayatri Mantra is mandatory to be played in labour rooms of medical centres....
03:34, 05/16/2019

In Pataliputra Lok Sabha Seat, Misa Bharti Fights Father's Former Aide Named after the ancient city that was the seat of power during the rule of the mighty kingdom of Magadh, the Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing yet another contest between a former......
03:34, 05/16/2019

"Goondacracy" In West Bengal: PM Modi's Sharp Attack At Mamata Banerjee A day after the violence during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday saying that democracy has turned......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Hyderabad Woman Rescued From Oman After 5 Months, Thanks Sushma Swaraj A woman from Hyderabad who was trafficked to Oman on the pretext of a job was rescued after five months. Kulsum Banu thanked External Affairs Ministers Sushma Swaraj for her help in the matter....
03:34, 05/16/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Big Roadshow In Varanasi With PM Modi's Poll Opponent In a big show of strength in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held a roadshow in Varanasi on Wednesday evening....
03:34, 05/16/2019

Power Supply Restored At Puri's Jagannath Temple After Cyclone Fani Twelve days after cyclone Fani hit Odisha coast, power supply at the Jagannath Temple in Puri district was restored on Wednesday evening, officials said....
03:34, 05/16/2019

Son Of Watchman In Sagar Tops Madhya Pradesh Class 10 Exam The son of a watchman has secured the first rain jointly with another student in the Madhya Pradesh High School examination. Ayushman Tamrakar, a student of Government Excellence School in Madhya......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Narendra Modi Government 'Magroor', Not 'Mazboot': Priyanka Gandhi's Jibe Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying it is not a ''mazboot' (strong) government but a ''magroor' (arrogant) one that harbours an......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Congress Has No Problem If It Doesn't Get PM's Post: Ghulam Nabi Azad Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said that his party does not have any problem if it did not get the Prime Minister's post, adding that its sole objective has always been to stop......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Bill Shorten Wants Australia to Embrace China. But at What Cost? Mr. Shorten, the front-runner to become prime minister, sees trade with China as crucial to fulfilling his economic promises. Critics fear he could make concessions that increase China’s sway....
22:34, 05/15/2019

"Paint Ugly Picture Of Me, Won't File Complaint," PM Jabs Mamata Banerjee Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday took a swipe at Mamata Banerjee over the arrest of a BJP activist for posting a meme of her, saying the West Bengal chief minister should make an "ugly" painting......
21:34, 05/15/2019

Government Will Not Share Extradition Details Of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi The Ministry of External Affairs has refused to share details on the extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, citing an RTI clause barring disclosure of information which would......
21:34, 05/15/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Rae Bareli After Attack On Congress Legislator Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi flew to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday to meet Congress legislator Aditi Singh and members of the zila panchayat who had been injured in an attack......
21:34, 05/15/2019

"New Word In English Dictionary": Rahul Gandhi Taunts PM With "Modilie" Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, in an oblique jab at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, posted what he said was a new word in the English dictionary. The word, "Modilie," -- a jibe at PM Modi -- is defined as......
20:51, 05/15/2019

How the Taliban Infiltrated a Vital Afghan Army Base — Again New details from an attack on Camp Bastion, once the British and American headquarters in troubled Helmand Province, shows more weaknesses of the Afghan military....
20:34, 05/15/2019

This Is What Shatrughan Sinha Would Say If PM Modi Walked Up To Him Shatrughan Sinha, who quit the BJP under bitter circumstances and joined the Congress last month, has one word for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah -- "Khamosh (silence)". That......
20:17, 05/15/2019