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07/15/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption ch...
19:32, 07/15/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await clues from RBA meeting minutes Investors will watch for the release of the Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting minutes, for clues on the next monetary policy move by the centra...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Air India Pilot Suspended For ''Physical Altercation'' With Crew Member Aviation regulator DGCA today suspended an Air India pilot for six months for being involved in a "heated argument" and "physical altercation" with a ...
17:00, 07/15/2019

New Congress Maharashtra Chief Meets Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat on Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at their home in New Delhi...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after t...
17:00, 07/15/2019

"BJP's Mentality Like Dogs": Madhya Pradesh Minister's Shocker A Madhya Pradesh minister kicked off a storm on Monday, saying that the opposition BJP had a "mentality like dogs" for criticising the transfer of 46 ...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhaw...
17:00, 07/15/2019

14 Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Set Up Terror Group In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set...
17:00, 07/15/2019

43 Lakh Affected, 95% Of Kaziranga Park Flooded In Assam: 10 Points The Assam government today issued a red alert as the Assam flood situation turned extremely critical, displacing tens of thousands and cutting off ent...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Ahmedabad-Bound IndiGo Flight Returns To Goa After "Technical Glitch" An Ahmedabad-bound IndiGo flight carrying around 180 passengers returned to the Goa airport Monday after taking-off as it developed a "technical glitc...
17:00, 07/15/2019

"Super 30 ", Movie Inspired By Anand Kumar's Life, Made Tax-Free In Bihar "Super 30", the Hrithik Roshan-starrer film based on the life of celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, known for his initiative in training meritorious underp...
17:00, 07/15/2019

"No Money Was Given To Any Bhai": Nirmala Sitharaman On Rafale Deal Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the offset contract of Rafale fighter jet deal will help train and skill youth in India, and no mon...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questi...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Don't Address Judges As "My Lord", Rajasthan High Court Tells Lawyers In a first, the Rajasthan High Court has asked lawyers to abandon the colonial practise of addressing judges as ''My Lord'' or ''Your Lordship'', sayi...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Chandrayaan-1 Too Faced Glitch Before Launch: Former ISRO Chief Hours after Chandrayaan-2 launch was called off because of a technical glitch, former ISRO chief K Madhavan Nair recalled Monday that India's first mi...
17:00, 07/15/2019

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, poli...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force Garima Abrol, wife of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol who was killed earlier this year while test flying a Mirage 2000 fighter jet in Bengaluru, has clear...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had b...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Sumitra Mahajan Disapproves Of BJP MLA's Assault On Civic Officer Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Monday appeared to disapprove BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's act of assaulting a civic officer with a cricket b...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours a...
17:00, 07/15/2019

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other state...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Samajwadi Leader Quits Party, Rajya Sabha; May Join BJP, Say Sources Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Neeraj Shekhar today quit the Rajya Sabha and his party too. Neeraj Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra ...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life o...
08:00, 07/15/2019

India-Russia's New Payment Plan For Massive Defense Deals: Report India and Russia have agreed on a new payment method through their national currencies for multi-billion-dollar defense deals, in a bid to avoid risks...
08:00, 07/15/2019

"Will Return To India In 24 Hours": IMA Jewels Scam Accused In New Video Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in a multi-crore IMA Jewels scam, has said on Monday he will return to India within 24 hours, calling his deci...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Top Court Rejects Asaram's Bail Plea In Sexual Assault Case In Gujarat The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case registered against hi...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a proj...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Second Chandrayaan 2 Launch Attempt Likely This Month: Sources The second attempt to launch the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is likely to be made this month, sources in the Indian Space Research Organisation said to...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Centre Targeting West Bengal Government, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Monday alleged that the Centre was targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and has i...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Amarinder Singh's "Discipline" Retort To Navjot Sidhu's 'I Quit' Tweet Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as Punjab minister a month ago, sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today. "There has to be...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Plea For Protection From Arrest To Be Heard This Week The Calcutta High Court will hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking protection from arrest in connection with the Saradha...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Kalraj Mishra Appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra was Monday appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appo...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Video: CRPF Men Jump Into River To Rescue Woman In Jammu And Kashmir What was supposed to be a day of routine patrolling for some CRPF men turned into a dramatic rescue operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangmarg town tod...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Hamid Ansari's Wife Plans Temple, Mosque At Madrasa For "Student Safety" Salma Ansari, the wife of former Vice President Hamid Ansari, has decided to construct a temple as well as a mosque on the premises of a madrasa run b...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Effects Of Chandra Grahan, How To Watch It Lunar Eclipse 2019: A partial lunar eclipse (ardh chandra grahan) occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon, but the three celestial bo...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Calls Navjot Singh Sidhu A BJP Reject Haryana Minister Anil Vij has criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu over his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet, calling the Congress leader a rejection of t...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Centre Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Ban Commercial Surrogacy Commercial surrogacy will soon be banned and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates to infertile couples for "ethical altruistic"...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Lok Sabha A law to strengthen the anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) by empowering it to investigate attacks against Indians abroad was passed in t...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Amit Shah, Asaduddin Owaisi In Fierce Clash Over NIA Bill In Parliament A bill to give broader powers to the National Investigation Agency, India's anti-terrorism organisation, set the stage for a stormy debate in parliame...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Senior Railway Police Officer Charged For Molesting Woman On Train A complaint has been lodged against a senior Railway Protection Force officer today for allegedly sexually assaulting a railway official's wife on a t...
06:48, 07/15/2019

China’s Economic Growth Hits 27-Year Low as Trade War Stings Rising tariffs on Chinese goods sold to the U.S. are taking an increasing toll, but the country is also suffering from cracks in its financial system....
05:00, 07/15/2019

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply cr...
05:00, 07/15/2019

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute...
05:00, 07/15/2019

Indians Are Disappointed but Still Hopeful After Rocket Launch Is Postponed The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just do...
05:00, 07/15/2019

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island tha...
04:32, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of...
04:32, 07/15/2019

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moo...
02:48, 07/15/2019

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any ...
02:48, 07/15/2019

TDP Will Become "Empty Of MLAs" Just Like Congress: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would soon become "empty of MLAs" as many of its ...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party ...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Eight Officers Suspended In UP After Cows Found Dead At Cattle Shelters Eight government officers have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh in Ayodhya and Mirzapur districts after cows were found dead at state-run shelters in t...
02:48, 07/15/2019

"Chandrayaan 2 Launch Stopped At Right Time", Says Ex-Defence Scientist Former Defence Research and Development Organisation's director of public interface, Ravi Gupta, said the decision to call off Monday's launch of the ...
02:48, 07/15/2019

After SOS Video, Husband Of UP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted At Court The husband of Sakshi Misra, an Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker's daughter who had alleged threats from her family, was attacked today at the Allahabad Hig...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Parliament Session Live Updates: Several Bills Expected To Be Discussed A number of bills will be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The bills for discussionin the Lok Sabhacomprise thethe Motor Vehicles...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Special Judge Seeks 6 Months' Time To Conclude Trial In Babri Masjid Case A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, Monday moved the Supreme Court...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea Of 5 More Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Tomorrow The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to...
02:48, 07/15/2019

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her ...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Navjot Sidhu Sends Resignation To Chief Minister Month After Quitting Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Punjab cabinet last month amid a long-running feud with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, toda...
02:48, 07/15/2019

In Shocking Remark BJP Leader Says Muslims Have "Animalistic Tendency" Surendra Singh has a history of making controversial and derogatory remarks, with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Sonia Gandh...
02:48, 07/15/2019

VVIP Chopper Case: Probe Agency Seeks Rajiv Saxena's Bail Cancellation A special court on Monday issued a notice to Rajiv Saxena, accused-turned-approver in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, on the Enforcement Direct...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Missing 9-year-old girl, whose disappearance gripped China, found dead A 9-year-old Chinese girl's mysterious weeklong disappearance came to a tragic end Sunday after authorities confirmed her lifeless body had been found...
02:00, 07/15/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 oth...
02:00, 07/15/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the w...
02:00, 07/15/2019

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for internationa...
22:48, 07/14/2019

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organiz...
22:16, 07/14/2019

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two ...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and th...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fix...
16:00, 07/14/2019

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the par...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain,...
16:00, 07/14/2019

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day af...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an offici...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Launch Called Off Today After "Technical Snag": 10 Points The launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, was called off early this morning by the Indian Space Research Organisation or ...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of exp...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Cops Charged For Alleged Gangrape Of Woman Whose Relative Died In Custody Around half a dozen policemen, including a suspended inspector, were charged on Sunday for allegedly beating, torturing and gangraping a woman whose b...
12:16, 07/14/2019

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Madhya Pradesh's "Indori Poha" Likely To Join Race For GI Tag Indori Poha: An organisation of food manufacturers in Madhya Pradesh's Indore is thinking of seeking a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the dish '...
12:16, 07/14/2019

"Resign Immediately Or...": BS Yeddyurappa's Warning For HD Kumaraswamy BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's comment comes after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared on Friday that he would seek a trust vote on the floor of the h...
12:16, 07/14/2019

"All Systems Go" For Chandrayaan 2 Launch Tonight: 10 Points With less than five hours to go for the launch of the Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, scientists are conducting last-minute checks a...
12:16, 07/14/2019

12 Soldiers Stuck In Himachal Building Collapse, Rescue Ops Overnight Solan Building Collapse: Two people have died and 12 Indian Army soldiers and many other civilians, are trapped in rubble after a multi-storey buildin...
12:16, 07/14/2019

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has ...
12:16, 07/14/2019

"Your Flagship Road Schemes Were My Idea": Yashwant Sinha Blasts Centre Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha today claimed that the central government's flagship projects - the National Highway Development Project (NHDP) a...
12:16, 07/14/2019

After Quitting As Minister, Navjot Sidhu Finds Ally In Shatrughan Sinha Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday praised party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said he was "appalled" by his decision to quit the Punjab ca...
12:16, 07/14/2019

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued ...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Leader's Security Officer Shot Dead By Terrorists A police constable posted as a Personal Security Officer to National Conference leader and former judge Syed Tauqeer was shot dead by terrorists in Ja...
12:16, 07/14/2019

"Drama": Akali Dal On Navjot Sidhu's Resignation From Punjab Cabinet Dubbing Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's decision to quit the Punjab cabinet a "drama", opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday asked why h...
12:16, 07/14/2019

In Jail Over Murder Of Ex-Chief Minister's Son, Wife Learns Tarot Cards Apoorva Shukla, arrested for killing her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari, has taken to reading tarot cards ...
12:16, 07/14/2019

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has be...
12:16, 07/14/2019

India Shouldn't Interfere In Choice Of Dalai Lama's Successor: China The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided within China and any interference by India on the issue will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorit...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pil...
12:16, 07/14/2019

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
07:48, 07/14/2019

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
05:16, 07/14/2019

IFFI 2019 Meet To Be Headed By Oscar Academy President: Prakash Javadekar Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar chaired a steering committee meeting of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) i...
01:48, 07/14/2019

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the...
01:32, 07/14/2019

Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Minister, Tweets Letter To Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who did not take charge of his new ministry after the cabinet reshuffle in Punjab last month, said today he has re...
01:32, 07/14/2019

"They Fought Like Tigers", DK Shivakumar Backs Karnataka Rebels Before Floor Test Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar, who last week went to Mumbai to convince rebel lawmakers to return to the fold, expressed confidence today that his ...
01:32, 07/14/2019

Devoid Of Accommodation, Odisha BJP Chief Whip Forced To Stay On Footpath BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to car...
00:00, 07/14/2019

After PNB, Allahabad Bank Alleges Rs 1,700 Crore Fraud By Indebted Firm Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this mo...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Pilgrims' Safety, Infrastructure To Top India-Pak Kartarpur Talks Today Indian and Pakistani officials are in a meeting today to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. T...
00:00, 07/14/2019

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam More than seven people seven people have died and over 20 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

"Ask Your Banks...": Vijay Mallya On Being Trolled Over Chris Gayle Pic Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs. 9,000 crore, was subjected to...
00:00, 07/14/2019

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Azam Khan May Be Named As "Land Mafia" On UP Government Website: Official The district administration of Rampur, the hometown of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, is considering putting his name under the "land mafia" catego...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Kamal Nath Orders Probe After Pellet Guns Allegedly Used Against Tribals Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Saturday that an inquiry by a magistrate has been ordered into alleged use of pellet guns against tri...
18:00, 07/13/2019

Virendra Sehwag's Wife Alleges Business Aides Cheated For 4.5-Crore Loan Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag's wife Aarti Sehwag has filed a complaint against her business partners of forging her signature to get a loan...
18:00, 07/13/2019

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and ot...
18:00, 07/13/2019

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "pri...
18:00, 07/13/2019

PC Chacko Writes To Sheila Dikshit Over Appointment Of Block Observes AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, object...
18:00, 07/13/2019

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vow...
18:00, 07/13/2019

Alternative To Lakshman Jhula Over Ganga Soon: Trivendra Singh Rawat The Uttarakhand government has decided to build a bridge across the Ganga in Rishikesh as an alternative to the iconic Lakshman Jhula which was closed...
12:16, 07/13/2019

46 Police Dogs, Their Handlers Transferred In Madhya Pradesh The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has ordered the transfer of 46 police dogs and their handlers. In an order issued on Friday by the commandan...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Two Triple Murders In One Day In Maharashtra Two triple murders on Saturday stunned Maharashtra. While three people of a family were murdered in Shirdi's Ahmednagar district, the other incident w...
12:16, 07/13/2019

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that ove...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Police Constable Beaten To Death By Mob In Rajasthan A police constable was beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday, in the latest incident of mob violence that have triggered conce...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister, Kiran Bedi Meet To Discuss Budget A week after he staged a walked out, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi came face to face at a meeting of the Planning B...
12:16, 07/13/2019

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificial...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the party...
12:16, 07/13/2019

BJP General Secretary Ramlal Sent Back To RSS After 13-Year Stint BJP's general secretary (organisation) Ramlal has been sent back to the RSS after serving one of the longest tenures in the key post, and is likely to...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Massive Mudslide Block Chandigarh-Shimla Highway Massive mudslides hit the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway between Parwanoo and Solan towns in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday owing to heavy overnight...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agen...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Watch: School Building In Assam Crashes Into Brahmaputra Amid Heavy Rain As Assam reels under intense rain and floods that have affected about 15 lakh people and killed at least seven, a video from the Morigaon district sho...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Tamil Nadu-Based Terror Gang Busted, Says National Anti-Terror Agency The National Investigation Agency on Saturday said it has busted a gang which allegedly conspired, collected funds and made preparations to carry out ...
12:16, 07/13/2019

One Year Jail For Prisoner After Fight Over Dera Chief's Adopted Daughter A court in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a prisoner to one year in jail for attacking an inmate during an argument over Honeypreet In...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Faces Arrest For Alleged Land Grab, Torture More than two dozen poor farmers were illegally detained and tortured for several days before their lands were "forcibly grabbed" by senior Samajwadi ...
08:16, 07/13/2019

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of t...
07:32, 07/13/2019

2 Children Die As Heavy Rains Hit Bihar, 6 Districts Severely Affected Two children have died in Bihar's Kishanganj as heavy rains continue to lash the state. According to Principal Secretary Disaster Management Pratya Am...
07:32, 07/13/2019

"Practice Before Next Photo-Op": Omar Abdullah Trolls Hema Malini Again Omar Abdullah, in a series of tweets, once again mocked BJP leader Hema Malini who was seen sweeping the premises outside Parliament as part of a clea...
07:32, 07/13/2019

"Suspects Weren't At The Spot": Cops On Assault Of Unnao Madrasa Students Two days after a group of madrasa students in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao alleged that they were assaulted by members of right-wing group for refusing to sh...
07:32, 07/13/2019

Gun License Of BJP Lawmaker In Viral Video Nixed, Says Son's Future Bleak An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked ...
07:32, 07/13/2019

Watch: Broom In Hand, Hema Malini Joins Cleanliness Drive At Parliament BJP lawmaker Hema Malini, accompanied by Minister of State For Finance Anurag Thakur, participated in a cleanliness drive organised in the Parliament ...
05:16, 07/13/2019

Pakistan Removes Pro-Khalistan Leader From Committee On Kartarpur Talks Conceding to India's demand, Pakistan has removed a pro-Khalistan activist from its committee to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the...
05:16, 07/13/2019

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pa...
05:16, 07/13/2019

Any Misadventure By Pak Will Be Met With "Punitive Response": Army Chief Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said...
05:16, 07/13/2019

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have...
05:16, 07/13/2019

"We Are Ready Too": Yeddyurappa Game For Karnataka Floor Test Challenge A day after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy asked the Speaker to arrange for a trust vote to confirm its strength in the state assembly, BJP l...
05:16, 07/13/2019

This 6-year-old from India died in the Arizona desert. She loved dancing and dreamed of meeting her dad It's been a month since Border Patrol agents found 6-year-old Gurupreet Kaur's remains just north of the US-Mexico border. But for her family, no matt...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire ...
01:32, 07/13/2019

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being target...
01:32, 07/13/2019

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the...
01:32, 07/13/2019

6 Killed, Over 8 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam Over eightlakh peoplehave been affected in 21 of the 33districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpe...
01:32, 07/13/2019

Amarnath Yatra Suspended From Jammu To Srinagar The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest ...
01:32, 07/13/2019

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant r...
01:32, 07/13/2019

India-US Trade Talks End Without Major Progress: Report Trade negotiators from India and the US ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionis...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Top Court Expresses Displeasure Over Obtaining Order From Vacation Bench The Supreme Court on Friday termed as "very serious" the matter where an order, relating to registration of diesel vehicles for civic body in Delhi, w...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US ...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Possiblity Of "Little Delay" In Bullet Train Project: Piyush Goyal Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Friday rejected opposition's allegation that the government is working to privatise the national transporter, but said t...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Sing...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Underpass To Decongest Traffic To Delhi Airport To decongest traffic to IGI Airport, Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday inaugurated a three-lane underpass at Parade Road junction near Manekshaw ...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Ex-IPS Officer, BJP's Bharati Ghosh Seeks Transfer Of Cases Against Her Former Indian Police Service officer and BJP leader Bharati Ghosh approached the Supreme Court on Friday seeking transfer of all the cases registered ...
17:32, 07/12/2019

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her fam...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovati...
17:32, 07/12/2019

"Feel Safe": BJP Leader's Daughter, Husband, Threatened Over Marriage The daughter of a BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh, who had posted a video on social media claiming she was in danger from her father for marrying a man ...
17:32, 07/12/2019

PM Modi Likely To Attend UN General Assembly Meet In September: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the US in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is likely to address Indian-Ame...
17:32, 07/12/2019

India, US Discuss Broad Contours Of Bilateral Trade And Commercial Ties India and the United States on Friday held a detailed discussion on a range of trade issue with an aim to strengthen bilateral economic relations, the...
17:32, 07/12/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage foll...
10:00, 07/12/2019

4 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Visit Siddhivinayak Temple In Mumbai Amid the political turmoil in Karnataka, four of the fourteen rebel lawmakers from the state who are camping in Mumbai, on Friday visited the famous S...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Deoghar Treasury Case The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jai...
08:48, 07/12/2019

No Navjot Sidhu In Posters In Amritsar Amid Feud With Amarinder Singh Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is missing from the congratulatory posters which have emerged in his constituency Amritsar, implying local Congress...
08:48, 07/12/2019

High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision The Delhi High Court has sought the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deducti...
08:48, 07/12/2019

BJP Buying Lawmakers With Notes Ban Cash, Alleges Digvijaya Singh Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday claimed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party had made so much money during demonetisation that it was no...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Multiple Safety Lapses On IndiGo, 4 Officials Get Notice: Report Four senior executives of IndiGo airline were issued show cause notices on Friday by the civil aviation watchdog DGCA after a special audit team of th...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking it...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Trump Administration "Very Focused" On India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong Indo-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has said there are very few countries like India that possess the p...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Pilgrims' Safety To Top Second Round Of India-Pak Talks On Kartarpur India is hopeful that it will be able to bridge gaps and work out issues with Pakistan in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Si...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Maharashtra To Extend Quota To Marathas Who Applied Under It In 2014 The Maharashtra government has decided to extend the benefit of reservation in education and jobs to the members of the Maratha community, who had app...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Rishikesh's 'Lakshman Jhula' Closes As Experts Warn Of Excess Load Lakshman Jhula, the iconic suspension bridge across the Ganga in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh, was closed to traffic Friday as experts feel it cannot susta...
08:48, 07/12/2019

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infig...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas force...
06:32, 07/12/2019

Chinese police rush to find missing girl as case grips nation Search crews on Friday raced to find a missing 9-year-old Chinese girl in caves and waters along the East China Sea, as the deepening mystery of her w...
06:32, 07/12/2019

Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industr...
06:32, 07/12/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese polic...
06:32, 07/12/2019

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media When a rocket blasts off from an island in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days, it will carry not only a moon rover but a nation's growing ambitions ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

After Expressway Mishap, Special Devices To Check Drivers From Dozing Off Alarmed over a spate of accidents on the expressways, the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is planning to deploy special de...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harv...
05:32, 07/12/2019

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to d...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Amit Shah, JP Nadda Praised Smooth Merger Of Legislators: Goa BJP Leader BJP national President Amit Shah and working President JP Nadda were impressed by how the Goa Congress MLAs merged into the BJP "so easily", "so smoot...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Trump "Very Focused" On Further Cementing India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong India-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, has said there are very few countries like India that possess the...
05:00, 07/12/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesa...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Sikh Body Invites Imran Khan For Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary Celebration For Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary celebration, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Governor VP Singh Badnore have also been invited to atte...
05:00, 07/12/2019

"Thanks For Opportunities": Rahul Gandhi Tweets On BJP-RSS Opponents Rahul Gandhi today said he is thankful to his opponents in the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for giving him "platforms and oppo...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Posters With Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan In Kolkata Billboards with photographs of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen that has his remarks on 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan have appeared on key Kolkata street intersectio...
05:00, 07/12/2019

In Unnao, Madrasa Students Allege Thrashing Over 'Jai Shri Ram' Slogan A group of students from a madrasa in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh alleged yesterday that they were forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and, when they r...
05:00, 07/12/2019

2 Arunachal Students Killed After Hostel Wall Collapses Due To Landslides Two students were buried alive and two others injured after a boundary wall of a school hostel collapsed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district due to...
05:00, 07/12/2019

"Seems To Accord A Legitimacy To Terrorism": India Slams UN Report On J&K India on Thursday dubbed an update of a UN rights office report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as "false and motivated" and as one that seeks t...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to wit...
03:48, 07/12/2019

"How Can We Stop Them?" Goa Congress Leader To NDTV After 10 Join BJP Congress insiders in Goa told NDTV that despite being aware of the BJP planning a rebellion, there was nothing they could do given the lack of leaders...
03:48, 07/12/2019

US To Seek Rollback Of Indian Tariffs As Officials Meet Today: Report United States will seek rollback of tariffs imposed by India on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet today, a senior gov...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Makes India A Space Pioneer: 10 Facts On Monday Mission India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Parliament Updates: Budget To Boost Investment, Says Nirmala Sitharaman Parliament Live Updates: A number of bills are scheduled to be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The discussions in the Lok Sabha ...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot A team of engineers and software experts at state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and NewSpace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru based start-up loo...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falli...
03:48, 07/12/2019

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-se...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Top Court Notice To Maharashtra Government On Maratha Quota Law The Supreme Court today gave two weeks to the Maharashtra government to reply to the petitions challenging a Bombay High Court order that upheld the c...
03:48, 07/12/2019

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabi...
03:48, 07/12/2019

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove ...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - soc...
03:48, 07/12/2019

In IMA Jewels Scam, Muslim Cleric Allegedly Gifted 3-Crore House Arrested A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he wa...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security force...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is st...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongo...
20:00, 07/11/2019

A Koch Executive’s Harassment in China Adds to Fears Among Visitors Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they ...
17:48, 07/11/2019

"Over 2 Children, No Vote": Giriraj Singh's Solution To Population Issue Couples with more than two children should be stripped of their voting rights, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on the occasion of World Population D...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Indian Army Hands Over Body Of Pak Boy Recovered From Stream Near Border Three days after the body of an eight-year-old boy from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was pulled out of the Kishenganga River in Jammu and Kashmir's...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Proposal Received To Increase High Court Judges' Retirement Age: Minister The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has sent a proposal to increase the retirement age of high court judges to reduce pendency of cases, Law Minister Rav...
16:00, 07/11/2019

India Pursuing Extradition Request Of Zakir Naik With Malaysia: Centre India continues to pursue its request for extradition of Zakir Naik and it has been informed by the Malaysian government that its appeal is under cons...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician dur...
16:00, 07/11/2019

"7 Weeks Have Passed...": Jyotiraditya Scindia On New Congress Chief Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday called party president Rahul Gandhi's resignation an unimaginable development, adding that a leader w...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Indrani Mukerjea Turns Approver In INX Media Case Jailed-media baron Indrani Mukerjea on Thursday turned approver in the INX Media corruption case in which former Union minister P Chidambaram and his ...
16:00, 07/11/2019

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet ...
16:00, 07/11/2019

10 Congress Legislators From Goa Formally Join BJP, Other Allies Jittery A day after switching to the BJP, a group of 10 rebel Congress legislators from Goa on Thursday officially joined the party at its headquarters in the...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she de...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Apologise To People For Mistakes: Mamata Banerjee To Trinamool Leaders Stung by defections and poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday gave some pep-talk to...
16:00, 07/11/2019

BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Ban...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Six Men Killed While Doing Yoga After Car Crashes Into Them In Rajasthan Six men, doing yoga, were killed when a car crashed into their group by the roadside in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district in the morning today, the polic...
11:32, 07/11/2019

National Highway 10 Blocked, Heavy Traffic Jam After Landslides In Sikkim Multiple landslides have resulted in the collapse of a National Highway road which connects Sikkim and West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams....
11:32, 07/11/2019

Uttar Pradesh Law Panel Proposes Life Imprisonment Over Lynchings Taking cognisance of incidents of mob lynching, including those by cow vigilantes, the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has submitted a draft Bill recomme...
11:32, 07/11/2019

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament p...
11:32, 07/11/2019

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat Days after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as ...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Experts From India, Pakistan To Meet On July 14: Pak Official Experts from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday at the Wagah border to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur ...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Mamata Banerjee Discusses Karnataka Crisis With HD Kumaraswamy: Report West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said...
11:32, 07/11/2019

"Gross Abuse Of Power": Lawmakers Write To PM Against Indira Jaising Raid Over 20 members of parliament on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, protesting the Central Bureau Investigation's (CBI) raids against sen...
11:32, 07/11/2019

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Ministe...
11:32, 07/11/2019

India Denies Reports Of Lagging Behind In Completing Work On Kartarpur The External Affairs Ministry Thursday said India is fully committed to the Kartarpur Sahib corridor project and wants the work to be completed expedi...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to li...
11:32, 07/11/2019

3 Terrorists, Involved In J&K June Terror Attack, Arrested: Police Jammu and Kashmir Police achieved a breakthrough in the June 12 attack in Anantnag by arresting three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists who provided shelter...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Payal Rohatgi Hits Out At Mumbai Police After Being Blocked On Twitter Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi alleged Thursday that Mumbai Police had blocked her on Twitter, prompting Maharashtra Chief Minister's wife, whom she ha...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net ...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Indian, US Officials To Meet For Trade Talks In Delhi Tomorrow Senior officials from India and the US will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss various trade and economic issues and strengthen bilateral relation...
11:32, 07/11/2019

22 countries sign letter calling on China to close Xinjiang Uyghur camps More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other mi...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Practise Vajrasana: UP Minister Advises Drivers After Expressway Mishap An Uttar Pradesh minister on Wednesday said bus drivers should take a nap or practise Vajrasana following a heavy meal so that they don't doze off at ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Goa Chief Minister May Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet: Report The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

My Father's Path Of Politics Ended On March 17: Manohar Parrikar's Son Reacting to the developments late Wednesday, when the BJP engineered a split in the Congress and inducted breakaway lawmakersinto its fold, Utpal, son...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, wh...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Budget Data 100% Above Board, Every Number Authentic: Nirmala Sitharaman Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said both the documents...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

CBI Raids Lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover In Foreign Funding Case Senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover are being raided by the CBI, which have accused them of violating a law on foreign funding ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Top Court Asks Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Meet Assembly Speaker At 6pm The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of rebel Congress-JD(S) lawmakers alleging that the Karnataka Assembly Speaker was not accepting their resi...
02:00, 07/11/2019

"Papa, You Sent Goons": BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Alleges Threat In Video Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Rajesh Misra, has posted a video on social media claiming she is in danger from her father aft...
02:00, 07/11/2019

"Opposition's Work Most Enjoyable, Easy," Says Rahul Gandhi In Amethi Rahul Gandhi, who returned to his former constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday for the first time after his defeat in his home base, te...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Ayodhya Hearing From July 25 If Mediation Panel Rules Out Role: Top Court The mediation panel for the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will file a status report by next week, after which the Supreme Court will hear the case fro...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Pak Hasn't Acknowledged Presence Of Indian PoWs In Its Custody: Centre Pakistan has not acknowledged the presence of any missing Indian defence personnel or Prisoners of War (PoWs) in its custody so far, despite consisten...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coaliti...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Parliament Live Updates: Congress Leaders Protest Over Karnataka Crisis Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma protested in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament today. Congress leade...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi Join Protests After Karnataka, Goa Congress Meltdown Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi today joined a Congress protest at parliament a day after the party lost most of its lawmakers to the ruling ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislativ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Sitaram Yechury Questions CBI Raids On Indira Jaising CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday accused the government of "targeting" former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising and her ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal compl...
18:48, 07/10/2019

India Receives Above Average Rains This Week For 1st Time Since June 1 The country's monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the first time since the start of the season on June 1, helping far...
15:32, 07/10/2019

60 Foreigners Staying Without Valid Documents Detained In Greater Noida Sixty foreign nationals were detained and face deportation after police searches in Greater Noida found them staying in the country without valid trav...
15:32, 07/10/2019

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's ou...
15:32, 07/10/2019

Madhya Pradesh Budget Announces Cow Welfare Fund, Hikes Haj Panel Grant The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday presented its maiden budget aiming to please various sections of society wherein it has proposed...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Probe Agency Attaches Separatist Asiya Andrabi's House The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday attached hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi's house on the outskirts of Srinagar city un...
14:16, 07/10/2019

"Why So Greedy": Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At BJP Over Karnataka Crisis West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in horse-trading in Karnataka and claimed that rebel Congress lawmak...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Father Of 8-Year-Old Raped In Kathua Asks For Death Penalty For Accused The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district last year, moved the Punjab and Haryana High C...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Railways To Go Green, Offer 4 Lakh Additional Berths Per Day By October More than four lakh additional berths will be available to railway passengers every day from October, thanks to a new technology that will allow power...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Madhya Pradesh Denies "Soft Hindutva" Touch In Please-All State Budget In its maiden budget for 2019-2020, the Kamal Nath government did not impose any fresh tax burden on the people but instead took steps to fulfil promi...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assau...
12:00, 07/10/2019

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no m...
12:00, 07/10/2019

PM Modi Talks About Team India's "Fighting Spirit" After World Cup Exit As Indian cricket team crashed out of world cup after losing against New Zealand in a low-score thriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the "...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining th...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a politica...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Government To Get Swiss Bank Details Of All Indians From September India's fight against suspected black money stashed abroad will get a major boost this September in the form of first set of detailed financial inform...
12:00, 07/10/2019

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his d...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Aviation Body Awaits US Certification To Allow 737 Max To Fly In India Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is waiting for its US counterpart Federal Aviation Administration to certify Boeing's ...
12:00, 07/10/2019

"Martial Law In Mumbai," Says Senior Congress Leader On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Wednesday wondered if martial law is imposed in Mumbai, alleging that party lawmakers from Karnataka are being kept "in captivity" the...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing Of Petition On Article 370 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 ...
09:32, 07/10/2019

"Worse Than Emergency": Deve Gowda Blasts BJP Over Karnataka Crisis Janata Dal Secular chief Deve Gowda today dubbed the Karnataka political crisis as a situation that's "worse than Emergency", and attributed the resig...
09:32, 07/10/2019

"Billion Hearts Broken": Rahul Gandhi On India's Cricket World Cup Loss Cricket World Cup 2019: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today tweeted to "a billion hearts" after India's cricket team crashed out of the World Cup...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghal...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctors...
08:48, 07/10/2019

"Conveyed Expectation For Non-Discriminatory H-1B Visa": Foreign Ministry India has conveyed its expectation to the US administration for a non-discriminatory and predictable H-1B visa programme, the External Affairs Ministr...
08:48, 07/10/2019

"Plan Bee" Gets Elephants To Buzz Off Railway Tracks Indian Railways have come up with a novel way of getting elephants to buzz off from train tracks: speakers that play the sound of bees to scare the ju...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Karnataka Crisis: BJP "Strangulating" Democracy, Says Congress The Congress in Maharashtra accused the BJP of attempting to destablise the democratically-elected government in Karnataka, where over a dozen legisla...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central ...
08:48, 07/10/2019

First Images Of India's "Bahubali" Rocket That Will Launch Chandrayaan-2 The first images of India's heaviest rocket, referred to as "Baahubali", have been released by the ISRO just days before it ferries India's Chandrayaa...
08:48, 07/10/2019

"Dhoni Instead Of Kartik?" Babul Supriyo's Live Match Analysis On Twitter After India got off to a fledgling start against New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup's semi-finals, social media users including Union Minister Babul...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Bengali Actor Rituparna Sengupta Summoned In Rose Valley Scam Case Bengali film actor Rituparna Sengupta has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate next week in connection with the investigation into the Rose Va...
08:48, 07/10/2019

CBI Officer Probing Rakesh Asthana Removed, Sent Back To State Cadre A CBI officer in charge of the probe against Rakesh Asthana, a former Special Director at the agency transferred under controversial circumstances ear...
08:48, 07/10/2019

10 Of 15 Legislators Split From Congress In Goa, Set To Join BJP: Reports After Karnataka, there's further trouble for the Congress in Goa. 10 of the party's 15 legislators in Goa today split from the party and are set to jo...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Karnataka Congress Leader Fails To Meet Rebels, "Escorted" Out Of Mumbai Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was "escorted" to the Mumbai airport by policemen on Wednesday, which ended his efforts to meet rebel lawmaker...
08:48, 07/10/2019

"India's Requirement For Russian S-400 Missile Conveyed To US": Centre India's requirement for Russia's S-400 missile defence system has been clearly conveyed to the American side, including during US Secretary of Secreta...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Indian airline technician dies after getting trapped in plane door A technician for Indian airline SpiceJet died in a freak accident in Kolkata on Wednesday morning, after accidentally getting trapped in a plane door....
08:16, 07/10/2019

Meet the rebel Thai composer taking music to unheard heights Thai composer Piyawat Louilarpprasert draws inspiration from seemingly random, non-musical sources -- from the noises he hears on the street to the tu...
08:16, 07/10/2019

16 people killed in 'barbaric' Papua New Guinea attack Sixteen women and children were killed in the remote town of Tari in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea in an attack described by police as "barbaric and...
08:16, 07/10/2019

DK Shivakumar Stopped As Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Alleged Threat: Centre Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar was not allowed to enter a Mumbai hotel where Congress lawmakers are lodged as they alleged a threat to their life fr...
06:16, 07/10/2019

"Centre Committed To Fiscal Consolidation," Says Finance Minster Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government is committed to follow the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising on p...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many of...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Rahul Gandhi Returns To Amethi, Says "Coming Here Is Like Coming Home" Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited his former constituency Amethi today. This was his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Uni...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Chargesheet Filed Against Misa Bharti In Money Laundering Case The Enforcement Directorate today filed a supplementary chargesheet in a Delhi, in an alleged money laundering case against jailed RJD Chief Lalu Pras...
06:16, 07/10/2019

2 More Congress Legislators Submit Resignation To Karnataka Speaker Two more Congress legislators submitted their resignation to the Karnataka speaker today, worsening the crisis for the state's ruling coalition, even ...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Shortage Of Nearly 1,500 IAS Officers, Says Centre There is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Officers in position as on January 1, 2019, was 5,2...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Karnataka Crisis Rocks Rajya Sabha, House Adjourned Till 2 pm Opposition Congress members today again disrupted proceedings in Rajya Sabha over the Karnataka crisis and accused the BJP of trying to destabilise th...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Rebel Lawmakers Approach Top Court, Say Speaker Has "Abandoned Duty" Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared in court on behalf of the rebel legislators. The former Attorney-General asked that the matter be heard urgentl...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Mumbai Hotel With Karnataka Rebels Cancels DK Shivakumar's Reservation Karnataka Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar had booked a room in the Mumbai hotel where rebel Congress and JD(S) legislators from the state are s...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Don't Miss This Celestial Spectacle Next Week Lunar Eclipse 2019: Chandra grahan timings in India - the partial umbral eclipse will begin at 1:32 a.m on July 17. The peak of the eclipse will be at...
05:16, 07/10/2019

On Maharashtra Dam Breach, Sharad Pawar Writes To Devendra Fadnavis NCP president Sharad Pawar has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, seeking speedy rehabilitation of those affected by the Tiware ...
05:16, 07/10/2019

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka law...
05:16, 07/10/2019

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest de...
05:16, 07/10/2019

"Received Threats After Complaint Against Honey Singh": Women Panel Chief Punjab State Commission for Women chairperson Manisha Gulati today claimed she has been receiving threat calls and abusive messages on social media af...
05:16, 07/10/2019

"A Lot To Hide": CPI-M Criticises Finance Ministry On Media Restrictions The CPI(M) has criticised the Finance Ministry's alleged restriction on the entry of journalists into its premises, saying the government has a "lot t...
05:16, 07/10/2019

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missile, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mount...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Delhi's Connaught Place World's 9th Most Expensive Office Area: Report The Connaught Place area of the national capital retained its tag of the ninth most expensive office space during the January-March period of 2019 wit...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisi...
02:48, 07/10/2019

SpiceJet Technician Dies In 'Freak Accident' At Kolkata Airport A SpiceJet technician died today in a freak accident while carrying out regular maintenance work on an aircraft at Kolkata airport, officials said. Th...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to s...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the ...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Dawood Ibrahim's Activities From 'Safe Haven' Pose A Danger: India to UN In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India has told the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Dawood Ibrahim's illegitimate activities from a "safe h...
02:16, 07/10/2019

"They'll Call": Karnataka Congress Leader Waits In Rain For Rebels A senior Mumbai police officer, stopping Mr Shivakumar from entering the hotel, said: "Sir, (the rebel lawmakers) have said they are frightened of you...
02:16, 07/10/2019

BS Yeddyurappa Sits On Dharna Outside Karnataka Vidhana Soudha BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa has begun the dharna along with party cadre in front of Karnataka Vidhana Soudha as the Speaker hadnot accepted the resignat...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Momos From 5-Star Hotel That Has Blocked Congress's DK Shivakumar DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress leader, has not been allowed to enter a five-star hotel in Mumbai where rebel lawmakers who have endangered his gove...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Amid Uproar Over Karnataka Crisis The proceedings in the upper house of the parliament were adjourned today till 2 pm as members of the Congress raised the issue of political crisis in...
02:16, 07/10/2019

In Message, Al Qaeda Chief's Threat On Kashmir, Indian Army Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has, in a video released by the global terror group, called for "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to inflict "unrelenting blows...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Watch: Guns As Props As Suspended BJP Lawmaker Dances At House Party A BJP legislator in Uttarakhand, who was suspended by his party last month, dances with abandon to a Hindi song as he holds guns in both his hands, in...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing ...
22:00, 07/09/2019

RSS' Role In ''Nation-Building'' Part Of Maharashtra University Syllabus The history of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its role in ''nation-building'' have been included in the syllabus of a university based in N...
22:00, 07/09/2019

DK Shivakumar Stopped Outside Hotel Where Rebel Lawmakers Are Staying The Karnataka coalition crisis took another turn today as senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was stopped from entering the Renaissance Hotel in Mumb...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to t...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Family feuds and social media spats: Hong Kong's generational divide Young people in Hong Kong today feel priced out of the city. Their parents' generation grew up in a relative land of opportunity. That goes a long way...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Seek Protection As Kumaraswamy in Mumbai Today The rebel Karnataka lawmakers who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached Mumbai Police, seeking protection from Chief Minister HD Kumara...
19:16, 07/09/2019

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any resu...
16:01, 07/09/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator sai...
16:01, 07/09/2019

Madhya Pradesh Planning Law In Favour Of Locals For Private Sector Jobs The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to bring a law that will ensure that the people of the state will get preference in 70 per cent of the jobs ...
16:01, 07/09/2019

Section Of Congress Leaders Want Milind Deora To Be Mumbai Chief: Report The rumblings in the Mumbai Congress just got louder with a group of leaders on Tuesday requesting AICC general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge not to ac...
16:01, 07/09/2019

UP Is Running But Electricity In Hospitals Is Out: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over reports of patients being treated in s...
16:01, 07/09/2019

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
16:01, 07/09/2019

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during vi...
16:01, 07/09/2019

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obvious...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actuall...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media ...
11:48, 07/09/2019

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of moles...
11:48, 07/09/2019

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matte...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Crabs Thrown At Maharashtra Minister's Home Over Dam Breach Remark Nationalist Congress Party workers on Tuesday threw crabs at Maharashtra Water Conservation Minister Tanaji Sawant's house in protest against his rece...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Contract Put Out To Kill Me, Anna Hazare Tells Court In A Murder Trial Social activist Anna Hazare today told a special CBI court in Mumbai that a contract has been handed out to kill him for speaking out against the corr...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Roshan Baig Asked To Appear For Questioning In IMA Jewels Scam Case The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the alleged IMA group ponzi scam, Tuesday served a notice to suspended Congress leader Roshan Baig, askin...
10:48, 07/09/2019

"Unfortunate": Urmila Matondkar On Leaked Letter Amid Mumbai Congress War Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested this year's national elections from Mumbai North seat as a Congress candidate...
10:48, 07/09/2019

A Professor's Tweets Bring Back Focus On Ganga Pollution In Varanasi A professor at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi is trying to highlight the issue of water pollution in the Ganges using the medium of Twitter ...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Cops Seek Consent To Probe Sons Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Cow Vigilantes The Rajasthan police has sought permission from an Alwar court to investigate further the case against the two sons of Pehlu Khan, who was beaten to d...
10:48, 07/09/2019

"No Longer Acceptable": Trump's New Tweet Attack On India Over Tariffs US President Donald Trump lashed out at India once again on Tuesday, saying that the country "has long had a field day" with tariffs and it was "no lo...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of...
10:48, 07/09/2019

This 13-Year-Old From Uttar Pradesh Has Written Over 100 Books A 12-year-old child prodigy from Uttar Pradesh has written 135 books on subjects like religion and biographies of well known personalities including C...
10:48, 07/09/2019

"Deposit 18,000 Crore For Travel Abroad": Court To Jet's Naresh Goyal If Naresh Goyal, founder of the cash-strapped Jet Airways, wants to go abroad, he should first deposit as guarantee Rs 18,000 crore his company owes t...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Trolled Over "Anti-National" Remark, Shabana Azmi Slams Fundamentalists Actor Shabana Azmi, who is being trolled on social media for her comment that those who criticise the government are branded "anti-nationals", has att...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables c...
10:48, 07/09/2019

As Chandrayaan-2 Lifts Off Sunday Night, President Will Be At Sriharikota India's most ambitious space mission yet, Chandrayaan-2, which hopes to place a robotic rover on the moon, will be launched on July 15. President Ram ...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Mayawati, Haryana's BS Hooda Under Scanner As CBI Raids 110 Locations The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with cases related to corruption, arms...
10:48, 07/09/2019

63,000 Affected, 143 Villages Flooded As Heavy Rain Continues In Assam Heavy rain in the past three days has led to floods in parts of Assam. About 145 villages across eight districts of the state are submerged and nearly...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Cricket World Cup: England happier to play Australia than India, says Michael Vaughan Former captain Michael Vaughan says England will be happier to play Australia rather than India in the World Cup semi-final and should go on to win th...
07:00, 07/09/2019

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a spee...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a form...
05:32, 07/09/2019

US would be 'stupid' to treat China as an enemy, senior diplomat says A senior Chinese diplomat told an international forum in Beijing Monday there could be "disastrous" consequences if the US treats China as an "enemy."...
05:32, 07/09/2019

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, ...
02:32, 07/09/2019

How Will Crop Burning Be Tackled, Green Tribunal Asks Punjab, Haryana, UP The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh how they intend to tackle the problem of crop burning, a major contribut...
02:32, 07/09/2019

Will Resign As Legislator, Says Suspended Congress Leader Roshan Baig In more trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka hit by a flurry of resignations by legislators, disgruntled Congress leader R Roshan Baig, w...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Narayan Rane Urged Me To Save Son In Assault Case: Chandrakant Patil Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil, in a video that surfaced on Monday, has claimed Rajya Sabha leader Narayan Rane had urge...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Top Court Judges Should Avoid Harsh Words: Ravi Shankar Prasad Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Monday that the Supreme Court judges should avoid "harsh words" and referred to the observatio...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Nitish Kumar Opposes Centre's Pitch For Public-Private Tie-Up In Railways Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a BJP ally, has opposed the central government's proposal to bring public-private partnerships in Railways to enhan...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express First Train To Be Run By Private Operators The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is set to be the first train to be operated by private players, sources said Monday, indicating that the Railways is g...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon On Monday, the government had introduced 8 bills in Parliament. The Aadhaar Amendment bill was passed which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof o...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Two Heavy-Lift Chinook Helicopters For IAF Reach Gujarat American aerospace major Boeing on Monday announced the arrival of two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port ...
01:48, 07/09/2019

12 Congress Legislators Skip Party Meet In Bengaluru Karnataka's year-old Congress-Janata Dal coalition government is on life support after yet another Independent lawmaker quit and pledged support to th...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Rahul Gandhi Seeks Exemption In Amit Shah "Murder Accused" Case Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been kept busy with a string of court appearances in defamation cases across the country. Mr Gandhi has appeared in M...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Watch: ITBP Forces Form Wall On Narrow Path To Shield Amarnath Pilgrims Security personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police stood guard on dangerous terrain to protect pilgrims headed to the famous cave shrine in Jammu an...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Shashi Tharoor Opposes Jallianwala Bagh Bill In Lok Sabha, BJP Counters A bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member in a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body...
01:48, 07/09/2019

"If You Were So Ill...": No Top Court Relief For Saravana Bhavan Founder Rajagopal had been granted bail by the Supreme Court in 2009 but had to surrender by July 7. He moved the Supreme Court again yesterday, saying he had...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Navjot Sidhu Absent, But Draws Salary: BJP Leader To Punjab Governor BJP leader Tarun Chugh said the fight between the Chief Minister and the minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has caused a constitutional crisis. I request the...
01:48, 07/09/2019

PM Asks BJP Lawmakers To Take 150-km Foot-March For 150th Gandhi Jayanti Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed BJP parliamentarians to go on a 150-km ''padyatra'' or foot-march in their constituencies to mark "Gandhi ...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Petitioner Moves Top Court For Early Hearing In Ayodhya Land Dispute Case One of the original litigants in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya today moved the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of the m...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is ava...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian...
21:16, 07/08/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines ...
18:16, 07/08/2019

"Jyotiraditya Scindia For Chief" Poster Appears, Then Vanishes In Bhopal A poster demanding that Jyotiraditya Scindia be made Congress president after Rahul Gandhi's resignation was seen outside the Madhya Pradesh Congress ...
14:48, 07/08/2019

"Dropped Catches, No Balls": Shashi Tharoor's Cricket Analogy For Budget As World Cup fever grips the nation, Shashi Tharoor today reverted to cricket lexicon in the Parliament to criticize the Union Budget which was presen...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Army Captain Among 3 Killed In Road Accidents In Jammu And Kashmir An Army captain was among three people to have been killed in two separate road accidents in Udhampur and Jammu districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Action Camera Video Shows Last Moments Of Nanda Devi Climbers Authorities on Monday showed heart-wrenching images of the final moments of an international team of climbers swept away in an avalanche as they attem...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Visit On Wednesday, First After Poll Defeat Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on Wednesday, his first visit after losing the parliamentary seat to union minister Smriti Irani in the...
14:48, 07/08/2019

BJP's "Wait And Watch" Stance As Congress-JDS Coalition Crumbles The BJP today said it would "wait" after two exits from the Karnataka Congress and Janata Dal Secular coalition threatened to plunge the government in...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly elec...
14:48, 07/08/2019

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over...
14:48, 07/08/2019

13,000 Affected As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Flood In Assam Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper p...
14:48, 07/08/2019

In Kolkata, Battle Between 2 Mayors Over Dinner With BJP Leader In Kolkata, the ruling Trinamool Congress has been hit by a curious siege within. The Mayor of Kolkata has called the Mayor of Salt Lake - a township ...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Budget Does Not Have Any Structural Reforms, Says P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said today that the Union Budget for 2019-20 is "status-quoist" as it seeks to bring ...
14:48, 07/08/2019

"PM Modi Told Me To Practice As A Child": Gujarati Folk Singer Meets PM A Gujarati folk singer who dedicated a song of to Prime Minister Narendra Modi met him on Monday after it became a hit. PM Modi said in a tweet later ...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Hearing Begins In Case Of Marines Accused Of Kerala Fishermen's Murder An international arbitration court on Monday began hearing Italy's request to direct India to drop all criminal charges against two of its marines, ac...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in ...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Amit Shah Hosts Dinner For Retired Chiefs Of Intelligence Bureau, RAW Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday hosted a dinner in honour of retired Intelligence Bureau director Rajiv Jain and retired R&AW chief Anil Dhasmana, o...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people ...
08:48, 07/08/2019

Shivpal Yadav Ready To Ally With, But Not Return To Samajwadi Party In a visible softening of stand, Shivpal Yadav, who heads the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP), has said that he is ready to forge an alliance with ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Congress Wasted Month Pleading With Rahul Gandhi, Says Karan Singh The Congress, which has to look for a new president after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, received some advice from one of its veteran leaders and fo...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Shabana Azmi New Leader Of "Tukde Tukde Gang": Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday called veteran actor Shabana Azmi the "new leader of 'tukde tukde' and 'award wapsi' gang", accusing her of sub...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Entry Of Women Into Mosques For Prayers The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea filed by the Kerala unit of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha seeking directions allowing entry of Muslim women i...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Bill On Voluntary Use of Aadhaar As ID Proof Moved In Rajya Sabha A bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for opening bank accounts and getting mobile connections was moved in Rajya Sabha on Mon...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

"Personally Affected" By Rahul Gandhi's Resignation: AICC Secretary Quits Congress lawmaker from Fatehgarh Sahib assembly segment in Punjab, Kuljit Singh Nagra, on Monday resigned as All India Congress Committee (AICC) secre...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Ridiculous To Blame BJP On Karnataka Crisis, Says Ram Madhav Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav has dismissed charges that his party engineered defections in Karnataka leaving the Congress-JD(S) gove...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Sarvana Bhavan Founder Seeks Delay To Life Sentence For Murder The founder of a trailblazing restaurant chain sentenced to life for murder launched a Supreme Court appeal to delay the beginning of his term on Mond...
06:16, 07/08/2019