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05:06, 2019-09-17

Elon Musk testified he worried Thai cave rescuer might be 'another Jeffrey Epstein' New court filings reveal that Elon Musk's family office spent tens of thousands on a private investigator to dig up details about Thai cave rescue hero Vernon Unsworth, after Musk called him a "pedo" on Twitter....
04:51, 2019-09-17

Northern Command Chief Visits Ladakh Days After India-China Standoff Days after a brief stand-off between Indian and Chinese soldiers in eastern Ladakh, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Northern Army Command, visited the region on......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Uddhav Thackeray Says Hopeful About Temple In Ayodhya, Cites Article 370 Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who months ago criticized the BJP for not delivering on its promise of building a Ram temple at Ayodhya, did a U-turn today....
00:51, 2019-09-17

"Why Not Make Citizens' List For Entire World": Congress Mocks Government Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today mocked BJP chief ministers calling for the implementation of the National Register of Citizens in their states, asking why not carry out the exercise in......
00:51, 2019-09-17

"Open Secret Why Mamata Banerjee Is Meeting PM Modi": BJP The BJP leadership on Monday mocked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for seeking an appointment to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi calling it a "classic example of oppurtunistic......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Dengue Vaccination To Be Available In India From Next Year: Doctor's Body Dengue vaccination will be introduced in India early next year on a demonstration basis in areas where the prevalence is high, a senior official of the Indian Council of Medical Research said in......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Kerala Minister Writes To Centre For "Flexibility" In New Traffic Rules Kerala State Transport Minister AK Saseendran has written to Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, objecting to the hefty fines under the amended Motor Vehicle Act, asking for flexibility for......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Top Sikh Body Being Used As A Tool By Akali Dal, Says Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday yet again called Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal as "an ill-informed woman" and asked her to "stop exploiting" the issue of 550th birth anniversary......
00:51, 2019-09-17

DMK To Hold Protests Against Amit Shah's Hindi Pitch On September 20 Upping the ante against "Hindi imposition," allegedly by the Centre, a high-level DMK meet on Monday announced protest demonstrations across Tamil Nadu on September 20 to condemn Home Minister Amit......
00:51, 2019-09-17

2006 Mumbai Blast Convict Asked For Books, Court Seeks Centre's Response The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on a plea by a convict in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case seeking copies of certain publications free......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Ghulam Nabi Azad Thanks Supreme Court For Allowing Him To Visit J&K Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu....
00:51, 2019-09-17

"Let's Contest Independently": HD Deve Gowda On Alliance With Congress Weeks after trading barbs with Congress leader Siddaramaiah over the national election loss, Janata Dal Secular leader HD Deve Gowda on Monday said if mid-term elections take place in Karnataka, his......
00:51, 2019-09-17

"How Many Jobs Have You Given In 5 Years?" Priyanka Gandhi To Minister Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday asked Union Minister Santosh Gangwar to provide figures for jobs provided to people in North India in the last five year....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Muslim Petitioners Oppose Making "Janmbhoomi" Party In Ayodhya Case Muslim petitioners on Monday opposed in the Supreme Court the decision to make ''janmbhoomi'' (birth place) of Lord Ram as a party besides the deity in the Ayodhya case. They alleged it has been done......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Those Who Oppose Hindi Don't Love Country, Says Biplab Kumar Deb Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday claimed that those who are opposing Hindi as the ''rashtra bhasha'' (national language) do not love the country....
00:51, 2019-09-17

"Want To Hear From You": PM Asks For Ideas For "Howdy, Modi" Speech Ahead of his mega "Howdy, Modi" event in Texas on September 22, being billed as the largest-ever turnout for a foreign elected leader on US soil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked people......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Activists Ask Japan PM To Scrap Metro Project In Fight Over Aarey Trees A group of activists protesting felling of trees for the upcoming metro car shed in Mumbai's Aarey Colony has written a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeking his intervention to scrap......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Navy Gets Advanced Wargaming Software From Defence Research Body The Defence Research Development Organisation or DRDO on Monday handed over to the Navy a new-generation war-gaming software, aimed at creating an environment that would enable the Maritime Warfare......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Monday....
21:17, 2019-09-16

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
13:17, 2019-09-16

In 1967, Hong Kong’s Protesters Were Communist Sympathizers When deadly riots rocked the city more than half a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party — which denounces today’s unrest — was quietly supporting them....
13:17, 2019-09-16

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
11:51, 2019-09-16

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
06:51, 2019-09-16

Indian Delegation To Visit US Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit An Indian delegation of political leaders and foreign policy experts will be visiting the United States ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit there to address the United National General......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Leaked Chinmayanand Video A Conspiracy, Says Father Of UP Student The father of the Uttar Pradesh student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of raping her, on Sunday termed the leak of the video footage given to the SIT by his daughter, as a "conspiracy" and said......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Ghulam Nabi Azad Moves Top Court To Visit His Family In Jammu And Kashmir Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to visit his home state to enquire about the well being of his family......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Haryana Journalist Charged For Report On Irregularities At Grain Storage A journalist from Haryana's Hisar district has been charged with defamation and illegal trespassing by the police for reporting on mishandling of grains at a government storage facility, in the latest......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Hindus, Muslims Come Together To Mourn Death Of Cow In UP's Mathura Thousands of people, including many Muslims, turned up for post-death rituals of a cow in Kudvara village in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, setting an example of communal amity....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Independent MLA, Lok Dal Leaders Join Congress Ahead Of Haryana Polls In a boost to the Congress ahead of assembly elections in Haryana, an Independent MLA and four Indian National Lok Dal leaders joined the party on Sunday in the presence of senior leaders....
02:51, 2019-09-16

J&K Polls Will Be Held After Delimitation Of Constituencies: JP Nadda Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working president J P Nadda on Sunday said that the elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held only after the delimitation of the constituencies....
02:51, 2019-09-16

"Without RSS, No Hindustan," Says New Rajasthan BJP Chief Terming the RSS a movement that can change the country and the world, newly-appointed Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia on Sunday reiterated there would have been no Hindustan without the RSS....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Don't Come To Delhi, DK Shivakumar's Appeal To His Supporters Arrested Congress leader DK Shivakumar has appealed to his supporters not to come to New Delhi to express solidarity with him, in the backdrop of a large number of them barging into a court there on......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Dramatic Video Shows Soldiers Detonating Unexploded Pak Mortar Shell A 120-mm mortar shell, fired by Pakistani forces, was destroyed by the Indian Army in a village near the Line of Control or LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Ex-Inmate Of Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Allegedly Gangraped In Moving Car A woman, who had been an inmate of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home, was allegedly raped by four men in a moving vehicle in Bettiah town of West Champaran district, the police said today....
02:51, 2019-09-16

"They Respected Etiquette In Democracy": Shiv Sena Leader Praises Nehru Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday praised former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the Congress for respecting parliamentary democracy, taking a dig at opposition leaders who are queuing up to......
02:51, 2019-09-16

BJP's False Promises Exposed: Haryana Congress Leader Senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said the days of the "anti-people" BJP government in Haryana are numbered and people have made up their mind to throw them out of power in the......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Jaish Terrorists Threaten Attack On Several Railway Stations: Police Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed has threatened bomb attacks at several railway stations in Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru, the police said on Sunday....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Floods In Rajasthan After Release Of Water From Dams, Thousands Evacuated Large areas in several districts of Rajasthan were flooded after water was released from dams, forcing evacuation of thousands of stranded people, including school children....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Government Unable To Control Economy, Says Jyotiraditya Scindia Senior Congress leader and former MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday launched an attack on the BJP, stating that the party's ideology is to carry on with its agenda even as the country reels under......
02:51, 2019-09-16

"Lost Self-Respect": Sharad Pawar On Leaders Who Switched To BJP Launching a scathing attack on his leaders who have quit his party to join the ruling BJP ahead of the Assembly elections, Maharashtra Congress chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday termed them "cowards" and......
02:51, 2019-09-16

BHU Professor, Accused Of Sex Harassment, Sent On Leave After Protests Students of the Banaras Hindu University, protesting against the reinstatement of a professor accused of sexually harassing women, called off their agitation on Sunday night after authorities assured......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Russia Says Discussing Production Of S-400 Missiles In India: Report Moscow is holding talks with New Delhi on starting the production of S-400 Air Defense Systems in India, CEO of Russia's Rostec state corporation Sergey Chemezov said on Sunday....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon after protesters hurl petrol bombs Thousands of Hong Kong protesters have returned to the streets marking the 15th consecutive weekend of mass demonstrations. Follow here for the latest....
19:51, 2019-09-15

Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
17:17, 2019-09-15

"In India All Feel Safe, Respected": Rajnath Singh On Minorities In Pak Rajnath Singh tweeted on the condition of minorities in Pakistan this morning, claiming that while "in India all people feel safe and respected" in Pakistan Sindhi, Sikh and other minorities were......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Shivraj Chouhan To Donate A Month's Salary For Mandsaur Flood Victims Following floods in Mandsaur, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided to donate one month's salary to the flood-hit victims....
17:17, 2019-09-15

BJP Set For "Unprecedented" Win In Maharashtra Polls: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said looking at the huge support that his 'Mahajanadesh Yatra' is receiving, the BJP will have an"unprecedented" victory in the upcoming state......
17:17, 2019-09-15

With IIM Lucknow Help, UP Aims To Add $1 Trillion To GDP: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday that a roadmap is being chalked out with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Lucknow for the comprehensive development of the state......
17:17, 2019-09-15

"Mend Your Ways Or...": BJP MLA To Mamata Banerjee Over Attacks On Centre An Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA has warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to mend her ways or get ready to meet the same fate as former finance minister P Chidambaram who is currently lodged in......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Several Feared Drowned As Tourist Boat Tips Over In Andhra River Several people were feared drowned when a tourist boat capsized in the swollen Godavari river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon while over 10 passengers were said to have......
17:17, 2019-09-15

"No Quality In Candidates In North India": Union Minister On Unemployment A BJP leader and Union Minister has blamed a lack of qualified candidates among job seekers in North India for unemployment levels that touched a 45-year-high of 6.1 per cent in 2017/18, prompting......
17:17, 2019-09-15

"Make J&K Shine" Was Brief from PM, Says Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said his instruction from Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to create a "shining" place where people from Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir would also wish to......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Pakistanis Not Unhappy, Treat Indians As Relatives, Says Sharad Pawar Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that people are not unhappy in Pakistan as against a common belief in India and that he received a very warm welcome on his visit to the......
17:17, 2019-09-15

12 Drown As Boat Tips Over In Andhra Pradesh River, Several Missing Twelve people have died and several are missing after a tourist boat overturned in the Godavari River in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon. There were 63 people on board......
17:17, 2019-09-15

4 Lions Rescued From 100-Foot Deep Well In Gujarat's Gir Forest Three lions and a lioness were rescued from an open well in Sarasiya range of Gir East forest division in the early hours of Sunday, an official said....
17:17, 2019-09-15

Andhra Couple, 'World's Oldest Parents', To Take Twin Girls Home Today An Andhra couple, who made international headlines for becoming the world's oldest parents after their twin girls were born earlier this month, will go home with their babies today. The babies were......
17:17, 2019-09-15

"Can't Insult North Indians": Priyanka Gandhi Schools Labour Minister Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today issued sharply-worded responses to Union Minister Santosh Gangwar's comment that appeared to......
17:17, 2019-09-15

"Agenda Of RSS Is To Impose Hindi As National Language": Sitaram Yechury The agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is to impose Hindi as the national language, said Sitaram Yechury, general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday....
17:17, 2019-09-15

Doordarshan Turns 60: Twitterati Takes Trip Down Nostalgia Lane Doordarshan turned 60 on Sunday bringing back memories of a golden period when entertainment in the country revolved around serials such as Mahabharata, Fauji and Malgudi Days....
17:17, 2019-09-15

"Right Perspective": RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat To Meet International Press In a major image makeover endeavour, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS is expected to host a rare interaction with members of the international media later this month. The aim, a source said, is......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Ram Vilas Paswan Goes Off Script On Nitish Kumar's Role In Bihar Polls Assembly elections in Bihar more than a year away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is facing pressure from allies like Lok Janashakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan. The moves give an appearance of a proxy......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Will Implement Assam-Like Citizens' List In Haryana, Says Chief Minister A citizens' list, along the lines of the recently published Assam National Register of Citizens or NRC, will be prepared in Haryana to check illegal immigration, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Hong Kong Protesters Hurl Gasoline Bombs at Government Offices A day that began with a peaceful, if unauthorized, march by tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators quickly descended into pitched street battles....
13:51, 2019-09-15

Hong Kong Protesters March Again, Defying the Police The procession, while not as vast as other marches this summer, showed the staying power of a movement that has produced 15 straight weekends of unrest....
11:17, 2019-09-15

Centre's "Gujarat Model" To Harass Opposition Leaders: Digvijaya Singh Accusing the centre of political vendetta, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that the Modi government is running on the "Gujarat model" to harass opposition leaders....
10:17, 2019-09-15

"This Will Pass": Nitin Gadkari Assures Manufacturers Amid Slowdown Amid a widespread slowdown in the economy, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday assured asked industries that things will get better and asked people to not lose heart....
10:17, 2019-09-15

"Not Good In A Democracy": Ashok Gehlot On J&K Communications Blackout Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said Kashmir is an integral part of India and the whole country stands united over the issue, but the "communication blackout" in the state for was......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Congress's Counter To Amit Shah's "Hindi As National Language" Pitch Hours after Union minister Amit Shah's Hindi language pitch, the Congress on Saturday said the three-language formula should not be tinkered with and controversies must not be stirred up on "emotive"......
10:17, 2019-09-15

"Should Be Bangladesh PM": BJP Leader Mocks Mamata Banerjee Over NRC Launching a scathing attack against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday said that the exercise will be......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Protest At BHU After Professor Accused Of Sexual Harassment Returns A large group of students of Banaras Hindu University have been sitting in protest on the campus since Saturday night against the reinstatement of a professor, who was suspended last year over alleged......
10:17, 2019-09-15

"Progress Incomplete Without Their Zeal": PM Tweets On Engineers' Day September 15 is celebrated as Engineer's Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania in memory of Bharat Ratna recipient and engineering pioneer of India Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, popularly known as Sir......
10:17, 2019-09-15

"War Cry": Kerala Chief Minister On Amit Shah's Hindi Diwas Tweet Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has weighed in on BJP chief Amit Shah's remarks on 'Hindi Diwas' on the necessity of having a common language in India. The Home Minister on Saturday tweeted a......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued For Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that some places over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, and West Madhya Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rainfall today....
10:17, 2019-09-15

Kiren Rijiju, Ganjendra Singh Shekhawat Flag Off Great Ganga Run Marathon Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State Jal Shakti Ministry Ratan Lal Kataria flagged off the 'Great......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Blame Game Starts As Wheels Come Off India's Auto Sector When Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that a preference by millennials for ride-hailing apps was contributing to a painful slump in car sales, it sparked an online backlash from furious......
10:17, 2019-09-15

''Super Emergency'': Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At PM Modi's Government Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee targeted the centre today, saying there was a state of "super emergency" in the country and called upon people to do everything it takes to "protect rights and......
10:17, 2019-09-15

"Speak For Minorities In Pak": BJP MP To Malala Yousafzai On J&K Tweet Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai's tweet on Jammu and Kashmir drew a sharp response from a BJP MP, who told the young Pakistani activist to instead raise concern for minorities in her country......
10:17, 2019-09-15

No "Seat Belt", Autorickshaw Driver Fined Rs 1,000 In Bihar An auto-rickshaw driver in Saraiya, Muzaffarpur, in Bihar was asked to pay a fine for violating traffic rules. However, as the driver was poor, the police said the lowest amount of challan was imposed......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Trump May Share Stage With PM At "Howdy Modi" Event In Texas: Sources US President Donald Trump is "likely" to share a stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his mega event supported by Indian Americans in Houston, Texas, on September 22. Sources said a final......
10:17, 2019-09-15

Rain In UP's Prayagraj Partially Submerges Houses, People Get On Rooftops Continuous rainfall has led to a flood-like situation in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district with houses on the bank of Ganga river partially submerged in water....
10:17, 2019-09-15

Army Organises Training Sessions For Village Defence Committees In J&K The Indian Army on Saturday organised a session to train the volunteers of the village defence committees (VDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector....
10:17, 2019-09-15

2,050 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the Centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
10:17, 2019-09-15

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end the unrest....
04:17, 2019-09-15

Opposition Tradition Of Chairing External Affairs Panel Ends: Shashi Tharoor Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, the chairman of the External Affairs Committee in the previous Lok Sabha, on Friday claimed that the government has decided to end the tradition of Opposition......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Jairam Ramesh's Dig At States "Diluting" Centre's Motor Vehicles Act Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday took a swipe at the Modi government over states "diluting" the 2019 Motor Vehicles Act, saying they are quoting the same article of the Constitution that......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Tulsi Gabbard, Ted Cruz Among 60 US Lawmakers To Attend PM Modi's Event Over 60 prominent US lawmakers, including first American-Hindu Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, will attend the "Howdy Modi!" mega diaspora event in......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Hand Over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir To India: Ramdas Athawale To Pakistan Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday said it is in Pakistan's interest to hand over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir to India as several reports suggest people in the territory are unhappy and want to be......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Retired IAS Officer And Microsoft CEO's Father BN Yugandhar Dies At 80 Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's father and former IAS officer BN Yugandhar died on Friday after a brief illness. He was 80 years old....
07:17, 2019-09-14

Trinamool Slams BJP After Amit Shah Asked To Inaugurate Durga Puja Amid accusations by the ruling Trinamool Congress that the BJP is politicising Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival, a city committee has requested Union Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop To Appear Before CBI Tomorrow In Saradha Scam The CBI has summoned former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear for questioning on Saturday in connection with its probe into the Saradha scam, officials said....
07:17, 2019-09-14

UP Ministers To Start Paying Tax, Four-Decade-Old Practice Ends The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided that ministers will start paying their own income tax, ending a four-decade-old practice of the state exchequer shelling out the amount annually for......
07:17, 2019-09-14

In Bhopal Boat Tragedy That Killed 11, Blame Piled On Two Boatmen For residents of a slum in Bhopal's Piplani area, the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival ended with an irreparable tragedy in the early hours of Friday - the drowning of its 11 young men during the......
07:17, 2019-09-14

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Yogi Adityanath Gives Land Documents To Tribals Weeks After UP Massacre Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday handed over land documents to 281 residents of Sonebhadra, where 11 tribals had been killed in a land dispute on July 17....
07:17, 2019-09-14

Narada Case: Court Tells Trinamool MLA To Record Voice Sample Before CBI The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed Trinamool Congress MLA Iqbal Ahmed to appear before the CBI to give a voice sample in connection with the Narada tapes scam....
07:17, 2019-09-14

India Expresses Concern Over Cross-Border Terrorism Emanating From Pak A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet and conveyed India's concerns on the threat posed by cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan....
07:17, 2019-09-14

Hindi Diwas 2019: Importance And Significance Of Hindi Diwas Happy Hindi Diwas 2019: Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on September 14, marking the significance of the day when the country's Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the official language of......
07:17, 2019-09-14

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
07:17, 2019-09-14

Switzerland Extends Support To Strengthen India's Fight Against Terrorism Switzerland on Friday extended its support to India to strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its manifestations as President Ram Nath Kovind held talks with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Indian Peacekeeper Died Trying To Save Colleague In Congo: UN Indian peacekeeper, Lt Col Gaurav Solanki, died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while trying to rescue a colleague in Lake Kivu, according to the UN mission there....
07:17, 2019-09-14

After Video Of Beating, 2 UP Cops Charged For Trying To Kill Man On Road Two policemen who were suspended after they were seen in a video thrashing a young man in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar, near the border with Nepal, have been charged with trying to kill the man....
07:17, 2019-09-14

After Fleeing North Korea, Women Get Trapped as Cybersex Slaves in China A growing number of North Korean women are smuggled from their country and trafficked into the sex trade in China, and forced to perform sex acts online for clients....
05:00, 2019-09-14

Hong Kongers mark Mid Autumn Festival with protests and a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: protests....
17:17, 2019-09-13

Rare Maori cloak pulled from auction after online threats and abuse A small British auction house has withdrawn from sale a rare Maori cloak which apparently once belonged to a tribal chief, after receiving online intimidation....
17:17, 2019-09-13

UN Appoints Veteran Indian Officer To Lead Its Mission In Yemen UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed a veteran Indian Army official as the head of the world body's observer mission in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah....
10:00, 2019-09-13

No "Preraks": Congress Clarifies After Reports Of RSS-Style 'Pracharaks' Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday turned down a proposal to have "preraks" (motivators) for conducting the party's outreach activities across the country....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Video Shows UP Cops Thrashing Young Man As His Terrified Nephew Looks On A young man in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar district, near the border with Nepal, was beaten, dragged on the road and slapped by two policemen on Tuesday, the visuals of which were capture......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Congress's Agitation Against Centre's Economic Policies From October 15 The Congress on Thursday announced it will hold massive agitations across the country from October 15 to October 25 against the government's policies that have allegedly led to an "economic slowdown"....
10:00, 2019-09-13

"Tughlaqi Diktat": Madhya Pradesh Transport Minister On Traffic Penalties "Tughlaqi farmaan (diktat)." That's how a Madhya Pradesh minister who holds the transport portfolio described the centre's steep hike in fines for traffic offences. Several states, including BJP-ruled......
10:00, 2019-09-13

3 Top Court Judges To Hear Centre's Plea To Recall Order On Dalit Law The government's request seeking a review of the controversial order, that allegedly diluted the stringent provisions of a law protecting Scheduled Casts and Tribes, was referred to a three-judge......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Pak A Hub Of Terror, Spreads Deceitful Narratives On Kashmir: India At UN Describing Pakistan as the "hub of terrorism", India has strongly hit back at the country for raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, saying Islamabad misused the UN forum to spread......
10:00, 2019-09-13

"Don't Want To Watch Rest Of Film": Kapil Sibal On PM's "Trailer" Comment Less than a week after the National Democratic Alliance government completed 100 days in its second term, Congress MP Kapil Sibal has weighed in with criticism of the centre over the economic slowdown......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Interpol Arrest Warrant Issued Against Fugitive Nirav Modi's Brother The brother of fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, wanted in India for bank fraud, can be arrested in any country, with the Interpol putting out a red corner notice. The request to law enforcement......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Centre Removes 312 Sikh Foreign Nationals From Blacklist, Only 2 Remain The government has removed from its blacklist names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities and only two persons figure in the list now, Home Ministry officials said today....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Why Rahul Gandhi Skipped Congress Meet Called By Sonia Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi did not attend a meeting called by his mother and interim party president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, is a first after many years....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Special Judge's Tenure Extended In Babri Demolition Case: UP To Top Court The Uttar Pradesh government today informed the Supreme Court that it has complied with the top court's direction and extended the tenure of the special judge who is conducting the trial in the 1992......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Odd-Even Car Scheme In Delhi From November 4 To 15: Arvind Kejriwal The next edition of the Odd-Even road rationing plan in Delhi will be from November 4 to 15, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced this afternoon. Mr Kejriwal announced his government's seven-point......
10:00, 2019-09-13

DUSU Election Results Live Update: ABVP Leading DUSU election: 16 candidates are in the fray for the four DUSU posts --president, vice president, secretary and joint secretary-- which form the central panel and are elected for one year....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Bizarre Ritual To 'Save' Electrocuted Man In UP On Camera A video of a bizarre ritual to 'save' a man who was electrocuted by a high-tension wire has emerged from Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit. Joga Singh, a farmer, was walking on his fields when the electric......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Hard Truths, Photography and Why We Should ‘Never Look Away’ An exhibit of award-winning New York Times photography is in Australia for the first time. The images present us with an opportunity — if only we’ll engage....
09:17, 2019-09-13

Buttler rallies England after Ashes collapse Jos Buttler's belligerent half-century rallies England following another familiar batting collapse on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes Test....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Over 50 Errors In Centre's Jammu And Kashmir Bill Fixed With Notification The BJP-led central government has issued corrections for as many as 52 errors in the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, in a move likely to lend credence to the opposition's claim that the......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Robert Vadra May Hamper Probe If Allowed To Travel To Spain: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Case Against Azam Khan's Wife, Two Sons Over Alleged Encroachment As trouble mounts for Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan, police have also registered a case against his wife and two sons for allegedly encroaching upon government land in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur....
05:17, 2019-09-13

"Never In Bengal": Mamata Banerjee Marches Against Assam Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took out a rally in Kolkata against the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam that excluded 19 lakh people last month....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Sonia Gandhi Asks Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot To Work In Coordination Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot, asking them to work in coordination and not make public statement criticising the......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Smriti Irani Visits Amethi, Meets Army Chief Bipin Rawat Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday unveiled a statue of Swami Vivekananda at the premises of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district....
05:17, 2019-09-13

AAP MLA Som Dutt Gets 6 Months Jail Term For Assaulting Man With Bat AAP MLA Som Dutt was on Thursday taken into custody to serve a six-month jail term for assaulting a man with a base ball bat during campaigning for 2015 Assembly elections after a Delhi court......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Man Accused Of Attacking Mamata Banerjee Acquitted After 30 Years Lalu Alam, accused of brutally attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee nearly three decades ago, was on Thursday acquitted by a city court for want of evidence....
05:17, 2019-09-13

India Building Its Own Supercomputers, Says Centre India is building supercomputers instead of procuring them from foreign countries, Department of Science and Technology Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said on Thursday....
05:17, 2019-09-13

"Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner": Ram Vilas Paswan With the government waging a war on single-use plastic, mixed feelings have cropped up with some pointing at the positive environmental impact of such an action and others citing the potential......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Unnao Rape Survivor Records Statement Before Court At AIIMS The Unnao rape survivor on Thursday recorded her statement on a stretcher at the temporary court set up at the AIIMS hospital. The teen had accused Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of rape in......
05:17, 2019-09-13

US Lawmakers Urge Trump To Press India To Lift J&K Communication Blackout A bipartisan group of four influential US lawmakers on Thursday expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged President Donald Trump to press India to lift the communication......
05:17, 2019-09-13

12 Drown During Ganesh Visarjan In Maharashtra A dozen drowning deaths marred the otherwise fanfare-filled immersion of thousands of Lord Ganesh idols in Maharashtra on Thursday amid tight security, bringing down the curtain on the 10-day-long......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Afghanistan Peace Process Should Have Full Consent Of Its People: Centre Days after US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban, the centre on Thursday said any peace process should have "full consent" of the Afghan government and its people....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Decision Today On Recall Of Supreme Court's Dalit Atrocities Law Order A decision on the controversial order, that allegedly diluted the stringent provisions of a law protecting Scheduled Casts and Tribes, will be taken by the Supreme Court today....
05:17, 2019-09-13

India Expresses Concern At UN Over Terrorism Emanating From Pakistan A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet in Geneva and conveyed India's concerns on the threat posed by cross border terrorism emanating from Pakistan....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Over 200 Dead Due To Heavy Rains, Floods In Madhya Pradesh The monsoon continues to wreak havoc in Madhya Pradesh, leaving 202 dead and 32 people seriously injured due to rain and floods according to the state government. The monsoon also caused 631 animals,......
05:17, 2019-09-13

IMF Explains Why India's Economic Growth Is "Much Weaker Than Expected" International Monetary Fund or IMF on Thursday said that India's economic growth is "much weaker" than expected due to corporate and environmental regulatory uncertainty and "lingering weakness" in......
05:17, 2019-09-13

BJP's Chinmayanand, Accused Of Rape By Student, Questioned For 7 Hours BJP leader Chinmayanand was questioned by the police last night, nearly a month after a young woman and her family went public with allegations that he had blackmailed her and raped her for over a......
05:17, 2019-09-13

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under fire over award to Indian PM Modi International human rights activists have slammed a decision by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to hand India's controversial Prime Minister an award in recognition of his work to improve sanitation in the country....
03:17, 2019-09-13

Asia stocks rise as Trump delays tariffs on China U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that increased tariffs on 250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that were set to kick in on October 1 have now been delayed to October 15 "as a gesture of good will."...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Hong Kong stock exchange could find London exchange 'unaffordable,' says strategist The Hong Kong stock exchange could find the London stock exchange "potentially unaffordable," according to a chief strategist at Bank of Communications International....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
16:51, 2019-09-12

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that looks set to challenge Japan's often highly-gendered corporate culture....
16:51, 2019-09-12

Duterte says Xi offered an oil and gas deal to ignore S. China Sea ruling Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he has been offered a controlling stake in a joint energy deal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange for ignoring an international arbitration in Manila's favor on the South China Sea....
16:51, 2019-09-12

"This Was Trailer, Film Abhi Baaki Hai": PM On His Government's 100 Days Prime Minister Narendra Modi today borrowed a quote from a Shah Rukh Khan-starrer to claim that his cabinet's achievements in its first 100 days in governance were just a "trailer", and the complete......
16:17, 2019-09-12

Home Ministry Official Arrested For Offering Bribe To CBI Officer The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested an employee of the Ministry of Home Affairs with Rs 16 lakh in bribe money, officials said....
16:17, 2019-09-12

Digital Billboards Of PM Come Up In Houston Ahead Of "Howdy, Modi!" Event Huge digital billboards on major highways across Houston welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian flags fluttering outside the homes of Indian-Americans await his arrival in the US city on......
16:17, 2019-09-12

"2.5 Times More Steel Than Eiffel Tower" Used For New Amazon India Campus Built with over 2.5 times more steel than the Eiffel Tower, a built-up area spanning about 65 football fields, a helipad and 49 elevators which move one floor per second, e-commerce giant Amazon's......
16:17, 2019-09-12

India's Reply As Pak Denies Second Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: The judgement of International Court of Justice was in our favour. We will keep trying that the judgement is fully implemented, said External Affairs Ministry spokesperson......
16:17, 2019-09-12

J&K India's Integral Part, Integration Will Benefit All: Top Muslim Body Top Muslim body Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind today passed a resolution stating that Kashmir is an "integral part" of India and said that the welfare of the people in the valley lies in their full integration......
16:17, 2019-09-12

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination: Nalini's Parole Extension Plea Rejected The Madras High Court on Thursday declined to extend parole of S. Nalini, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. She had sought extension till October 15 to complete the......
16:17, 2019-09-12

Armed Forces Must Be At Forefront To Combat Bioterrorism: Rajnath Singh Bioterrorism is a real threat in today's time and the armed forces medical services should be at the forefront of combating the menace, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today....
16:17, 2019-09-12

Mumbai Ahmedabad Bullet Train Fare To Be Rs 3,000, Says Official Mumbai Ahmedabad Bullet Train: The fare for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train would be around Rs 3,000, an official of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) said on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-09-12

Questioning Of BJP's Chinmayanand In Alleged Rape Case Delayed The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing a student's rape allegations against Swami Chinmayanand on Thursday questioned the principals of two colleges in UP's Shahjahanpur and had also asked the......
16:17, 2019-09-12

Mukesh Ambani Said "Data Is The New Oil". Facebook Disagrees Countering Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's remark that "data is the new oil", Facebook on Thursday said countries like India should allow free flow of data across borders instead of......
16:17, 2019-09-12

Ganesh Idol Made Of Currency Notes Worth 21 Lakhs In Maharashtra's Akola A 12-feet tall Ganesh idol made of Indian currency notes worth Rs 21 lakh was a major centre of attraction for devotees in Maharashtra's Akola city during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival....
16:17, 2019-09-12

Rs 78 Lakh Worth Cigarettes Imported From Cambodia Seized By Customs The Customs has seized cigarettes worth over Rs 78 lakh which were being illegally imported from Cambodia through speed post and registered post using the labels of books and handicraft, officials......
16:17, 2019-09-12

4,000 People Evacuated In Gujarat As Narmada Crosses Danger Mark Nearly 4,000 people living along the banks of the Narmada river in Gujarat's Bharuch district were shifted to safer places during the last three days as the river's water level rose above the danger......
16:17, 2019-09-12

BJP-Ruled UP, Uttarakhand Join Front Against New Traffic Fines Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh today joined a growing list of states that have rejected the revised traffic penalties prescribed by the Union Transport Ministry for erring motorists,......
16:17, 2019-09-12

Man Attacked By Mob In Jharkhand Died Of Cardiac Arrest, Says Doctor One of the doctors who was among a team that performed autopsy on 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari, who died after a mob attack in Jharkhand, has said he died of a cardiac arrest. "It's not my report alone.......
12:00, 2019-09-12

BJP's Chinmayanand, Accused Of Rape, Summoned 3 Days Ago: Police Sources The allegation of rape by a law student in Uttar Pradesh against senior BJP leader and former union minister Chinmayanand will be investigated thoroughly, sources in the Special Investigation Team......
12:00, 2019-09-12

DK Shivakumar's Daughter, 23, Questioned In Money-Laundering Case Former Karnataka minister and senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar's 23-year-old daughter was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate today in connection with a money-laundering case....
12:00, 2019-09-12

Tiruchanur Station To Ease Traffic Flow Of Pilgrims At Tirupati Station The South Coast Railway Zone's Tiruchanur Railway Station, which will help ease the heavy traffic flow of pilgrims at the Tirupati station, will become operational by March 2020, a railway official......
12:00, 2019-09-12

Journalists Under Threat From Yogi Adityanath Government: Priyanka Gandhi Hitting out at the BJP, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday alleged that the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is constantly attacking journalists who seek answers from it....
12:00, 2019-09-12

17 Indian Peacekeepers In South Sudan Awarded Medals For Service Seventeen Indian peacekeepers deployed with the United Nation mission (UN) in South Sudan have been awarded medals in recognition of their service to the people in the world's youngest country....
12:00, 2019-09-12

UP Minister's "Supreme Court Is Ours" Remark Criticised By Chief Justice Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi today condemned the claims of minister from Uttar Pradesh who claimed that the Ram temple the BJP promised in Ayodhya will be built, "since the Supreme Court is ours". "We......
12:00, 2019-09-12

Free Insurance Of Rs 25 Lakh Each For Passengers On Board Tejas Express Passengers travelling on IRCTC's Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will get a free rail travel insurance of Rs 25 lakh each, offer of luggage ferried from their homes to seats at a cost and even have......
12:00, 2019-09-12

3 Suspected Terrorists Arrested With 6 AK-47 Rifles In J&K's Kathua Three people suspected to be terrorists were arrested with six weapons in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police officer said....
12:00, 2019-09-12

Westler Babita Phogat's Resignation From Haryana Police Accepted Babita Phogat, who was sub-inspector with Haryana Police, had submitted her resignation a month ago, which was accepted on September 10. She had last month joined the BJP....
12:00, 2019-09-12

PM Modi Opens India's First Paperless Legislative Assembly In Jharkhand Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the newly constructed building of the Jharkhand Assembly at Kute gram in Ranchi. The three-storey Vidhan Sabha or Legislative Assembly building has been......
12:00, 2019-09-12

"We'll Definitely Come Out Of It": Ram Vilas Paswan On Economic Slowdown Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has sought to ease worries over the economic slowdown with a promise that the government will not betray the massive mandate it got in the national election....
12:00, 2019-09-12

"Law Will Take Its Course": Minister Kishan Reddy on Tabrez Ansari Case Amid a furore over Jharkhand Police dropping the murder charge against the accused in the Tabrez Ansari lynching case, Union minister G Kishan Reddy this morning said the law will takes it own course....
12:00, 2019-09-12

INX Media Case: High Court Seeks CBI's Reply On P Chidambaram's Bail Plea The Delhi High Court today sought the CBI's response on a plea of former finance minister P Chidambaram, currently in Tihar Jail in the INX Media corruption case, seeking bail in the matter....
12:00, 2019-09-12

"Same Food Available For Everyone," Court Tells P Chidambaram, In Jail Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, in Tihar jail in connection with INX Media case, will be served the "same food as everyone", the high court said today while hearing the regular bail plea filed......
12:00, 2019-09-12

New Traffic Fines Are "Anti-People": Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav this morning slammed the centre for imposing steep penalties on commuters under the amended Motor Vehicle Act 2019....
12:00, 2019-09-12

A Hong Kong-London Stock Exchange Bid Ties 2 Cities in Turmoil The nearly $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong exchange to buy its London counterpart faces tough odds. If sealed, it could transform turbulent markets in Asia and Europe....
11:00, 2019-09-12

US Navy adds powerful new missile in Pacific Somewhere in the Pacific, a stealthy United States Navy warship is carrying new weapons that analysts say could help to tilt the balance of power in contested areas like the South China Sea....
03:34, 2019-09-12

British archbishop prostrates himself at Amritsar massacre memorial The Archbishop of Canterbury has published remarkable images of himself lying prostrate at the memorial to the victims of the 1919 Amritsar massacre in India....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick smog to neighboring countries....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 737 Max to fly at the same time Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at the same time....
22:51, 2019-09-11

Gujarat To Karnataka, BJP States Lead Charge Against New Traffic Fines Days after the Union Government prescribed steep penalties for traffic offenders under an amended law, a number of states across the country have decided to slash them in their respective......
20:17, 2019-09-11

UP MLA's Father Under House Arrest For "Puja" On Muharram Procession Route The police have registered a case against the father of independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh, also known as Raja Bhaiya, for defying restrictions on holding a "bhandara" on a Muharram procession......
20:17, 2019-09-11

1.83 Crore Eligible Voters In Haryana, Say Officials About 1.83 crore voters in Haryana are eligible to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Assembly elections, officials said in Chandigarh on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-09-11

Arvind Kejriwal Writes To Union Minister Over Ravidas Temple Demolition Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday, seeking a direction to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to initiate the process of denotifying the forest......
20:17, 2019-09-11

In 1950, No One Minded Hindu Gods In Constitution: Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday that if a BJP government had illustrated the Constitution with Hindu iconography, there would have been a hue and cry, but it was not found amiss......
20:17, 2019-09-11

Over 16 Crore Muslims In India, Have Nothing To Fear: RSS Leader Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh joint general secretary Krishna Gopal on Wednesday questioned the view that Muslims "are afraid" in India while other minorities such as Parsis, Buddhists and Jains, who......
20:17, 2019-09-11

ML Khattar Threatens To Cut Off Aide's Head, Blames "Congress Culture" Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was seen losing his cool and threatening to behead a former Haryana government official and party worker at a BJP rally, in a video that surfaced on social......
19:17, 2019-09-11

In Talks With Ticket Aspirants From BJP: Maharashtra Congress Leader As 3 party leaders quit in 24 hours, Maharashtra Congress President Jayant Patil today claimed that many assembly election ticket aspirants from the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena are in touch with him....
19:17, 2019-09-11

PM Says Lord Krishna's "Love For Environment" An "Inspiration" For India Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Lord Krishna on Wednesday calling his love for the environment an "inspiration" and said that his government is trying to maintain a balance between nature and......
19:17, 2019-09-11

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 288-Crore Assets Of Himachal Firm In Fraud Case The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth over Rs 288 crore of a Himachal Pradesh-based company and its promoters in connection with a multi-crore bank fraud and money......
19:17, 2019-09-11

"Traffic Terrorism": Akhilesh Yadav After Man Dies During Vehicle Check Slamming the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a techie allegedly after an altercation with traffic police over suspected violation, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday demanded......
19:17, 2019-09-11

Jyotiraditya Scindia To Meet Sonia Gandhi Amid Madhya Pradesh Feud Congress Party interim President Sonia Gandhi will meet party General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday on the sidelines of the meeting of all the general secretaries, state in-charges and......
19:17, 2019-09-11

GoAir Pilot Sends Distress Call For Urgent Landing In Kannur After Glitch The GoAir pilot sent a ''Pan-Pan'' (distress) call seeking an urgent landing to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) before its touchdown at its destination Kannur in Kerala on Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Car In Mohan Bhagwat's Convoy Hits Bike, Kills 6-Year-Old In Rajasthan A six-year-old boy was killed and his grandfather injured after their two-wheeler was hit by a car in the cavalcade of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Alwar district of Rajasthan on Wednesday, police said....
19:17, 2019-09-11

"Can't Purchase Justice," Furious Top Court Tells Gautam Khaitan "Justice cannot be purchased like this", a furious Supreme Court said on Wednesday while coming down heavily on VVIP chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan in a case related to the black money law....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Village Heads In Jammu And Kashmir To Be Trained, Says Home Ministry The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will likely be training elected panchs and sarpanchs in Jammu and Kashmir about their role during the present situation in the state....
19:17, 2019-09-11

UP Official Alleges BJP MLA Used Foul Language, Threatened Him A state government official in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia on Wednesday registered a complaint against Bariya BJP MLA Surendra Singh for allegedly using foul language against him and threatening him on......
19:17, 2019-09-11

CBI To Change Standard Operating Procedures After Amendments In Laws After nearly 14 years, the Central Bureau of Investigation is updating its standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the Crime Manual to bring them in conformity with the changes in the Prevention of......
19:17, 2019-09-11

Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile Successfully Tested: Defence Ministry The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully flight tested indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) in Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Tear Gas, Water Cannons On Kolkata Streets As BJP Workers Clash With Cops Clashes erupted in Kolkata today as hundreds of BJP youth activists took out a march in the city's Central Avenue area to protest against a hike in electricity rates, sparking police retaliation. The......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Kerala Government Says Will Consider Slashing Traffic Fines A day after Gujarat announced drastic reduction in traffic fines, the Kerala government said that it is examining how the increased penalties can be brought down,...
17:17, 2019-09-11

On PM Modi Saying "Word Cow Shocks Many", Asaduddin Owaisi's Retort Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment on some people "getting a shock" at the mention of words like "Om" or "cow" provoked a retort from Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday....
17:17, 2019-09-11

"States Will Be Responsible," Says Nitin Gadkari On Diluting Road Fines States will be responsible if they try to dilute traffic violation fines, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today as the ruling BJP was embarrassed by its own government in Gujarat slashing fines......
17:17, 2019-09-11

"Need To Create Fear Of Law": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV On Traffic Fines-Highlights Defending hike in traffic fines, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said that it is important to save lives "There is 2% loss in GDP because of road accidents. Is this not a loss......
17:17, 2019-09-11

P Chidambaram Alleges Political Vendetta In INX Media Case Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday alleged that the INX Media case is "political vendetta" and the investigation agency is "acting on the behest of the Centre"....
17:17, 2019-09-11

AAP Appoints US-Based Sreekanth Kocharlakota As Overseas Unit Co-Convenor The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday appointed Sreekanth Kocharlakota, a US-based key party volunteer, as the co-convenor of its overseas wing to strengthen its support base....
17:17, 2019-09-11

Chennai Users Experience Most Cyber Attacks Among Indian Metros Almost one in three netizens in India encounter cyber attacks, with users from Chennai more vulnerable to these attacks among users in the metros, a new study said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-09-11

Urge You All To Nominate Individuals For Padma Awards: Amit Shah Tweets Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday urged people to nominate individuals who have been working with distinction or achieved exceptional achievements in different fields and disciplines such as......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Monsoon Rains 38% Above Average This Week, Says Weather Office Monsoon rains in India were above average in the week through Wednesday, the weather office said, as soybean and cotton growing parts of the country received heavy rainfall, damaging crops in some......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Plea For Livestreaming Ayodhya Hearing To Be Taken Up On September 16 The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear next Monday the plea of former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya seeking live telecast or recording of the ongoing hearing in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Probe Agency's Custody Of Ratul Puri Extended By 5 Days A Delhi court on Wednesday extended by five days the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case related to......
17:17, 2019-09-11

President Kovind Remembers Victims Of 9/11 Terror Attack In Iceland President Ram Nath Kovind remembered the victims of the 9/11 terror attack on Wednesday and urged the international community to take a firm stand to stop the "inhuman forces" from destroying peace......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Mob Beats Man To Death In Bengal Over Child-Lifting Rumours: Police A person was killed by a mob in West Bengal's Asansol on Wednesday on suspicion of being a child lifter, police said. One person has been arrested and several others have been detained by the police......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Khanderi, India's Second Scorpene-Class Submarine, Set To Be Commissioned India's second Scorpene-class attack submarine INS Khanderi will be commissioned into the Navy by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Mumbai on September 28, defence officials said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-09-11

Sardar Patel Right, Jawaharlal Nehru Wrong: Ravi Shankar Prasad On J&K Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was wrong and the then home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was right in their approach to the issue of......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Hundreds Arrested As BJP Tries To "Wake Up" Kamal Nath With Bells, Conchs The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday held its first state-wide protest called 'Ghanta Naad Andolan' against the nine-month-old Kamal Nath government in the state. Party workers in all the districts......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Thousands Flood Bengaluru To Protest DK Shivakumar's Arrest, Traffic Hit Thousands of people belonging to the Vokkaliga community held a massive march in Bengaluru today to protest the arrest of Congress leader DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate in a......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Growing Unaunthorised Colonies Behind Yamuna's Destruction: Green Court The mushrooming of unauthorised colonies in the national capital has resulted in destruction of the Yamuna river and environmental pollution, the National Green Tribunal said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-09-11

Free Trade Deal Between India, ASEAN To Be Reviewed: Piyush Goyal Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which was signed in 2009, will be reviewed in order to give a thrust in economic ties....
17:17, 2019-09-11

Taiwanese Man Who Disappeared in China Is Under Investigation, Beijing Says The man’s disappearance last month may dovetail with months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong — and speculation about Beijing’s designs on the territory....
14:17, 2019-09-11

Inside Amazon's New India Headquarters, Its Biggest Building Globally With 49 elevators moving a floor per second and zumba classes for its more than 15,000 employees, Amazon's new Indian headquarters, its biggest building globally, matches its ambitions in a vast but......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Courtroom At AIIMS As Judge Hears Unnao Rape Survivor's Statement A judge arrived at Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Wednesday to record the statement of a teen who was allegedly raped by politician Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a former BJP MLA who was also taken by the police......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Weather Department Predicts Heavy Rainfall In Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh Isolated places in Gujarat, eastern and western Madhya Pradesh, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Gangetic West Bengal are likely to receive heavy rainfall today, the India Meteorological Department (IMD)......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Indo-UAE Ties Now A Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that the bilateral relationship between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) has matured and transformed into a comprehensive strategic partnership....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Unnao Rape Case LIVE Updates: Temporary Court Set Up At AIIMS Unnao Rape Case Updates: A temporary court was set up at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS, for recording the statement of the Unnao rape survivor. The woman is presently admitted......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Aaditya Thackeray Targets Mumbai Metro Chief In Fight Over Aarey Trees Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray has repeated his opposition to the cutting of trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony to build a Metro car park, declaring he is against the structure being built at the cost......
11:34, 2019-09-11

LeT Terrorist Who Fired At 2-Year-Old Girl, Family In Kashmir Shot Dead Jammu and Kashmir: The terrorist has been identified as Asif Maqbool Bhat. He was also responsible for shooting at migrant labourer Shafi Aaalm in Sopore, the police said....
11:34, 2019-09-11

After 223 Stopped At Border, Meghalaya Fears Spillover From Assam NRC The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......
11:34, 2019-09-11

IAS Officer Kannan Gopinathan Faced Show Cause Notice For "Misconduct" Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Kannan Gopinathan, who quit from service in August over curbs in Jammu and Kashmir, was in fact issued a show cause notice in July by the Union Home......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Happy Onam 2019: A Look At Elaborate Malayali Spread - Onam Sadya Happy Onam 2019: Onam marks the annual homecoming of the legendary King Mahabali - the grandson of Prahlada. On Thiru Onam, the second day of Onam today, it is believed that King Mahabali pays a visit......
11:34, 2019-09-11

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitting on the ground with the......
11:34, 2019-09-11

"Amazed", Tweets P Chidambaram From Jail, On Interacting With "The Poor" Former Union Minister P Chidambaram may be in Tihar Jail but that hasn't stopped him from being active on Twitter, with the veteran Congress leader following up his Monday tweet with another that said......
11:34, 2019-09-11

PM Modi To Launch Pension Schemes From Jharkhand On September 12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana' to the nation from Ranchi on Thursday. He will also launch the 'Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyaparik Mandhan Yojana' and the......
11:34, 2019-09-11

PM Modi Launches Programme To Vaccinate 500 Million Livestock Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) this morning in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura among a slew of government schemes for farmers....
11:34, 2019-09-11

PK Mishra Is New Principal Secretary To Prime Minister Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Principal Secretary will be Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra, the government said this afternoon, adding that PK Sinha had been appointed Principal Advisor to the Prime......
11:34, 2019-09-11

P Chidambaram's Plea In High Court For Bail; Challenges Lower Court Order Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, today approached the Delhi High Court seeking bail. Mr Chidambaram also challenged a trial court's September 5 order......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Vaiko Moves Top Court To Allow Farooq Abdullah To Travel To Chennai The MDMK leader Vaiko filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court this morning to produce former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah, the party said....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Smriti Irani Reviews Projects In Amethi, Calls For Ban On Plastic Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is on a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Amethi, this morning called for a complete ban on single-use plastic....
11:34, 2019-09-11

"Word 'Cow' Shocks Many, It's Unfortunate," Says PM "Some people" get a shock at hearing words like "cow" and "Om" and it is unfortunate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he launched a disease prevention programme for livestock at Mathura in......
11:34, 2019-09-11

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dying. Our two reporters explain how they keep track....
11:34, 2019-09-11

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks....
11:34, 2019-09-11

China Lifts Some U.S. Tariffs in Modest Olive Branch to Trump Products exempted include cancer drugs, lubricants and pesticides but don’t include major agricultural products that Washington sees as key to a deal....
11:34, 2019-09-11

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure Calling it ‘the white terror,’ employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
02:17, 2019-09-11

North Korea says it test-fired a 'super large multiple rocket launcher' on Tuesday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" Tuesday, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday....
02:17, 2019-09-11

As Pak, China Talk Kashmir, India Raises Concern Over 'Corridor' In PoK India today rejected the remarks of Pakistan and its all-weather ally China on Kashmir, where they contended that Kashmir is a "dispute left from history" and the issue should be "peacefully resolved......
16:34, 2019-09-10

"Treason": Karnataka BJP MP Anant Hegde Hits Out At Bureaucrat Who Quit Former Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde, known for his outrageous remarks, today accused the Karnataka bureaucrat who quit, flagging concerns on democracy, of "treason"....
16:34, 2019-09-10

India's "Water Aunties'' Show Way To Better Life, One Village At A Time Combining community health with women's empowerment, small water enterprises are making giant leaps in addressing the potable water needs of more than a million people in India's villages at minimal......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Delhi University Professor's Home Searched By Cops In Koregaon-Bhima Case A Delhi University professor's house in Uttar Pradesh's Noida was searched by the police on Tuesday in connection with the 2018 Koregaon-Bhima violence case....
16:34, 2019-09-10

4 Of Family Die Cleaning Septic Tank In Bihar's Muzaffarpur Four persons of a family died of asphyxiation inside a newly-constructed septic tank at a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday, an official said....
16:34, 2019-09-10

Foreign Student Accuses IIT Kanpur Professor Of Misconduct, Removed A foreign student levelled allegations of "inappropriate conduct" against a faculty member of IIT Kanpur which made the premier institution to remove him immediately from his teaching......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Polls Within Congress For Leadership Posts "Essential": Shashi Tharoor It is essential to hold elections for most leadership posts in the Congress, including for the working committee membership, senior leader Shashi Tharoor has said, confident that the party, under......
16:34, 2019-09-10

At UN Rights Body, India To Rebut Pak On Jammu And Kashmir Pakistan, which has been making repeated unsuccessful efforts to flag Jammu and Kashmir at various international forums, today made a pitch at the UN Human Rights Council. The global body, it said,......
16:34, 2019-09-10

India Bid To Counter China Includes A $45 Million Development With Nepal India and Nepal officially opened South Asia's first cross-border oil pipeline on Tuesday, a project seen as part of New Delhi's efforts to increase its influence in the Himalayan nation where China......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Millennials Prefer Ola, Uber To New Cars: Finance Minister On Auto Crisis Nirmala Sitharaman said millennials' preference for Uber and Ola cabs over committing money to EMIs for new cars had contributed to the slowdown of the auto sector, which has also seen a 70 per cent......
16:34, 2019-09-10

"Indian State" Jammu And Kashmir, Says Pak Minister At UN Rights Body Pakistan, which has been desperately trying to highlight Jammu and Kashmir at international forums since India ended its special status under Article 370, today called it an "Indian state". Pakistan,......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Special Prayers To Moon God At Tamil Nadu Temple For Vikram Lander While all-out efforts were being made by ISRO to establish communication with lander ''Vikram,'' special prayers were offered at a temple dedicated to Moon God ''Chandra'' near here, seeking divine......
16:34, 2019-09-10

"Pak-Sponsored Terrorist Outfits Pressurising People": J&K Police Chief Pak-sponsored terrorist outfits, especially Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen, have been creating pressure on people to not carry out their daily activities, said state Director......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Pak Dossier To UN Rights Body Quotes Rahul Gandhi, Omar Abdullah: Reports A dossier expected to be submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) today allegedly cites remarks made by former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and National Conference leader Omar......
16:34, 2019-09-10

"Ashamed": Archbishop Of Canterbury Lays Down At Jallianwala Memorial The Archbishop of Britain's Canterbury visited Amritsar's Jallianwala Bagh national memorial today and lay down on the floor mourning the tragedy, saying he is "ashamed of the crime committed" there....
16:34, 2019-09-10

"False Allegations": India Rebuts Pak At UN Rights Body Over Jammu And Kashmir India addressed a UN meet today countering Pakistan's repeated claims of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Saying that Pakistan is using a "fabricated narrative", India in a stern worded......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Dump Fukushima contaminated water into ocean, says Japan's environment minister Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
15:00, 2019-09-10

India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India's space agency said. The historic mission appeared to end in failure on Saturday after scientists lost contact with the Vikram lander....
12:34, 2019-09-10

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's more heavy-handed, surveillance-first approach to law and order....
12:34, 2019-09-10

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulate to ask President Donald Trump to "liberate" the city....
12:34, 2019-09-10

For Transgender Indians Hoping to Join Police Force, a Dream Is Denied A group of recruits thought that by becoming officers they could avoid lives of begging and prostitution. But government delays have brought only turmoil....
10:34, 2019-09-10

Tension Between India, Pakistan "Less Heated" Now Than 2 Weeks Ago: Trump The relationship between India and Pakistan is "less heated" now than what was two weeks ago, United States President Donald Trump has said, reiterating his offer to help the two South-Asian......
07:34, 2019-09-10

In Jharkhand Mob Killing, Autopsy Helps Accused Avoid Murder Charges Murder charges against the men accused in a fatal mob attack on a 24-year-old in Jharkhand in June were dropped because the post-mortem report said he died of a cardiac arrest, the police have said....
07:34, 2019-09-10

3 Armed Men Loot Rs 15 Lakh From Bank In UP Three armed criminals looted Rs 15 lakh from a bank in Gavana village under Chhaprauli Police Station area in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat on Monday evening....
07:34, 2019-09-10

Reservation Should Go On Till There Is Untouchability: RSS Reservations should continue in the country till discrimination exists in the society, whether in the form of untouchability or economic reasons, said Dattatreya Hosabale, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh......
07:34, 2019-09-10

8 Lashkar Terrorists Arrested For Threat Posters In Jammu And Kashmir Eight Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, who were involved in threatening and intimidation of locals, were arrested in south Kashmir's Sopore on Monday. The arrest comes two days after four people, including......
07:34, 2019-09-10

US Moon Mission Successful As They Launched On Ekadashi: Ex-RSS Activist Space scientists in the US succeeded in their 39th attempt to send their craft to the moon because they had launched it on "Ekadashi", former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist Sambhaji Bhide said......
00:00, 2019-09-10

Official Suspended Over "Fake" PM Office Letter: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said a roads department official has been suspended for posting a communication from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on highway projects on social media....
00:00, 2019-09-10

CBI Seeks To Summon Former Rajasthan Governor In Babri Case Moving swiftly after his term as Rajasthan Governor ended, the CBI on Monday approached a court in Lucknow for summoning Kalyan Singh to face trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Mr Singh, who......
00:00, 2019-09-10

"Precious Treasure": PM At Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra's Farewell Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted a farewell for Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, who had resigned from his post last month after a five-year-long stint as the top official of the......
00:00, 2019-09-10

Court Allows CBI To Question Indrani Mukerjea In INX Media Case A special court on Monday allowed the CBI to question Indrani Mukerjea-- who is in jail for allegedly killing her daughter -- in connection with the INX Media corruption case....
00:00, 2019-09-10

Ex-Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Discharged From Hospital Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya was on Monday released from a private hospital after his condition improved and doctors declared him "medically stable to return home", a......
00:00, 2019-09-10

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
22:00, 2019-09-09

Asia markets higher as Chinese exports unexpectedly decline Chinese customs data showed the country's exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy....
20:34, 2019-09-09

Take Us Into Confidence On Citizenship Bill: Conrad Sangma To Amit Shah Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday told Union Home Minster Amit Shah that the Northeast has fears on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and urged him to take all the states of the region......
19:00, 2019-09-09

"Not Going To Challan You": Nagpur Cops Ask Moon Lander Vikram To Respond Even as the Indian Space Research Organisation continues to make efforts to establish link with Chandrayaan 2's 'Vikram' lander, now lying on the lunar surface after a hard-landing, a moving note for......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Trinamool, NCP Defend National Party Status Before Election Commission The CPI, TMC and the NCP on Monday urged the Election Commission not to take away their national party status, saying they should be given a fresh opportunity to improve their electoral performance....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Trouble For Kamal Nath As Home Ministry Wants 1984 Riots Case Reopened A case linked to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, where witnesses alleged the involvement of senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, will be re-opened again following orders from the Union home ministry....
19:00, 2019-09-09

"Want To Be Leader? Grab Officers By The Collar": Chhattisgarh Minister Chhattisgarh minister Kawasi Lakhma has offered up a shocking lesson in politics to school students, telling young children they should "grab the collars of the Collector and SP" if they want to......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Robert Vadra Seeks Delhi Court's Permission To Travel Abroad Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Monday moved a Delhi court seeking permission to travel to Spain and other European countries on business....
19:00, 2019-09-09

"We're With Him": Shashi Tharoor On PM's Upcoming Speech At UN Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today attacked Pakistan over the Kashmir issue and said that the Opposition parties in India stand united with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter being taken to......
19:00, 2019-09-09

"If We Behave Like Ruling Party": Shashi Tharoor On Congress Performance Asserting that the Lok Sabha poll verdict showed that 60 per cent voters do not agree with the BJP ideology, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday said notwithstanding the election defeat,......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Video Shows Army Blocking Pak Troops' Infiltration Attempt In J&K An infiltration attempt by a squad of Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) was foiled along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector in the first week of August, the Indian Army said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Probe Agency CBI Files Chargesheet In Karnataka's IMA Case After nearly eight days of investigation, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet against I-Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam mastermind Mansoor Khan and 24 other entities which......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Pranab Mukherjee's Daughter Appointed Congress National Spokesperson The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Air India Pilot In Dock For Failing To Report Low Fuel On Sydney Flight Air India Director of Operations Amitabh Singh allegedly failed to file a mandatory report on low fuel situation during a flight operated by him from Delhi to Sydney last week and the incident has......
19:00, 2019-09-09

'Golden Arrows' Squadron, Once Led By Air Chief, To Be Revived For Rafale The Indian Air Force is expected to resurrect its 'Golden Arrows' 17 Squadron on Tuesday, which will be the first unit to fly the multirole Rafale fighter jets. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa will......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Muharram 2019: Why Muslims Fast And Mourn On Muharram Muharram Date 2019: Muharram, the first month of the year according to the Islamic calendar, is considered as one of the sacred months of the Muslim lunar calendar, only after the holiest month of......
19:00, 2019-09-09

"Truth Essential To Democracy": Ravish Kumar Receives Magsaysay Award NDTV's Ravish Kumar on Monday was conferred the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for "harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless" and his "unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical......
19:00, 2019-09-09

On Camera, BJP Worker Thrashes Toll Booth Employee In Madhya Pradesh A village-level BJP functionary was caught on camera beating up a toll employee on the Indore-Ujjain road in Madhya Pradesh. A police official said the fight happened due to a dispute over the toll......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Committee Formed To Check Assets, Liabilities Of New Union Territories The centre has formed a three-member committee to look into distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir between two successor Union Territories, which will come into existence on......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Hope To Resolve Satluj-Yamuna Link Issue Through Talks: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said that he hopes the contentious Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue will be resolved through talks between Punjab and Haryana, within the timeframe set......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Himachal Pradesh Records 5 Earthquakes In Past 24 Hours: Weather Office Himachal Pradesh has witnessed five earthquakes in the Chamba district during the past 24 hours, Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) on Monday informed....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Nitish Kumar Should Give BJP Shot At Chief Minister Post: Sanjay Paswan BJP leader Sanjay Paswan on Monday said that the BJP trusted Nitish Kumar for the post of chief minister in Bihar for the last fifteen years and now it is time that he should give a leader of the BJP......
19:00, 2019-09-09

India Will Ban Single-Use Plastic, World Should Too: PM Modi At UN Meet Speaking at a world climate change crisis meeting in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reiterated India's decision to impose a ban on single-use plastic, declaring "time has come for even the......
09:34, 2019-09-09

Muharram 2019: History, Significance And How To Observe This Day The festival of Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is considered the second holiest month after Ramzan. Muharram, one of the four sacred months, is observed by Muslims across the......
09:34, 2019-09-09

3 Bihar Policemen Suspended For Failing To Check Union Minister's Car Three policemen, including a sub-inspector, were suspended for allowing Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's vehicle go without verification of papers during a drive to ensure implementation of the......
09:00, 2019-09-09

Why ISRO Lost Contact With Moon Lander - Chandrayaan 1 Director's Theory The obstacles on the lunar surface may have been stopping lander Vikram from receiving signals, Chandrayaan-1 Director Mylswamy Annadurai said on Sunday....
09:00, 2019-09-09

Updates: PM Modi Says "Swachh Bharat" Campaign Is An Outstanding Example Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being held in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.......
09:00, 2019-09-09

23-Year Old Becomes First Woman Pilot From Odisha's Maoist-Hit Region Her dream to touch the sky has catapulted a tribal woman from Odisha's Maoist-hit Malkangiri district to become the first female pilot from the backward region....
09:00, 2019-09-09

Ailing CPM Leader Shifted From Srinagar To AIIMS After Top Court Order Ailing CPI(M) leader M Y Tarigami, who has been under house arrest for over a month in Srinagar, was shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi on Monday morning, officials said....
09:00, 2019-09-09

British Airways Says Nearly All Flights Cancelled Due To Pilots' Strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travellers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
09:00, 2019-09-09

PM Modi To Address Annual UN General Assembly Session On September 27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual high-level UN General Assembly session on September 27 and will have a packed agenda of bilateral and multilateral engagements during his nearly......
09:00, 2019-09-09

Amit Shah To Meet BJP's Northeast Allies In Assam Today Home Minister Amit Shah, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, will attend a meeting of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance today. This is the first meet of the northeastern allies of the BJP......
09:00, 2019-09-09

PM Modi, Third Most Followed Leader, Crosses 50 Million Twitter Followers Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained his position as the third-most followed person on Twitter, crossing the 50 million follower mark on the microblogging platform, and is now only 14 million......
09:00, 2019-09-09

North Korea testing 'creative' weapons that could threaten US, experts say Clicking through a series of photo slides that depict recent North Korean missile tests, South Korean military defense expert Choi Kang reacts in a tone suggesting he's both fearful and impressed....
05:34, 2019-09-09

Odisha MLA Tells People To Obey Traffic Rules, Fined For Illegal Parking An MLA from Biju Janata Dal (BJD) was fined Rs 500 for violating traffic rule in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar. Ananta Narayan Jena, MLA from Bhubaneswar, was fined for parking his car illegally at a......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Trinamool Protests Against Implementation Of Citizens List In West Bengal The Trinamool Congress on Sunday organised rallies and street corner meetings at various places in West Bengal, as part of its "mass protests" against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the......
05:00, 2019-09-09

"Great Morale Booster": Defence Research Chairman On PM-ISRO Chief Hug Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G Satheesh Reddy on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for consoling and hugging ISRO chief K Sivan after the later broke down......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Madhya Pradesh Congress Minister Praises Narendra Modi Government Madhya Pradesh Minister Sajjan Singh Verma praised the Narendra Modi government and conveyed best wishes to it on its completion of 100 days in office during its second stint on Sunday....
05:00, 2019-09-09

Army Retaliates To Pak Shelling In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Several houses in Nowshera sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri were damaged due to heavy shelling by Pakistani forces on Sunday, senior police officer Brijesh said....
05:00, 2019-09-09

80 Millionth Woman To Get Ujjwala Gas Connection To Throw Biryani Feast Cooking food using domestic gas may not be a big deal for many but for beneficiary number eight crore of the Ujjwala scheme from Maharashtra, Ayesha Shaikh, getting the new gas connection deserves a......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Bengal's Famed "Poush Mela" To Be "Micro" Affair After Green Court Order The Visva Bharati University on Sunday said the annual Poush Mela event at Shantiniketan will be a "micro" affair this year after a recent green court order. The number of stalls and exhibits will be......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Need People Movement To Tackle Land Desertification: Prakash Javadekar Tackling the global threat of land desertification has to be a people's movement, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar at a bilateral meeting with China on Sunday....
05:00, 2019-09-09

Quit Politics Over 2014 Bypoll Fixing: Congress To Ajit Jogi, Raman Singh The Chhattisgarh Congress on Sunday demanded that former chief ministers Raman Singh and Ajit Jogi quit politics on "moral grounds" owing to allegations of fixing the 2014 Antagarh Assembly bypoll......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Priceless Notes, Poems By Sahir Ludhianvi Found In Mumbai Scrap Shop A number of priceless handwritten letters, diaries, nazm, and black and white photographs of legendary Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi were found at a scrap shop in Mumbai, and has been bought by......
05:00, 2019-09-09

President Ram Nath Kovind Leaves For 3-Nation Tour President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday night left for a visit to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia during which he will hold talks with the top leadership of those countries to strengthen bilateral ties....
05:00, 2019-09-09

Truck Driver In Odisha Fined More Than Rs 80,000 Under New Traffic Rules A truck driver with a vehicle with Nagaland registration number was fined Rs 86,500 by the Regional Transport Officer in Sambalpur under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019....
05:00, 2019-09-09

Bihar Policemen Suspended For Failing To Check Union Minister's Car Three policemen, including a sub-inspector, were suspended for allowing Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's vehicle go without verification of papers during a drive to ensure implementation of the......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Chandrayaan 1 Director's Theory On Why Lander Stopped Receiving Signals The obstacles on the lunar surface may have been stopping lander Vikram from receiving signals, Chandrayaan-1 Director Mylswamy Annadurai said on Sunday....
05:00, 2019-09-09

Mamata Banerjee Does Politics Of Appeasement And Terror: BJP Leader BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee does politics of "appeasement" and "terror"....
05:00, 2019-09-09

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment....
03:00, 2019-09-09

Asia markets gain in early trade as Chinese exports unexpectedly decline Chinese customs data showed the country's exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy....
03:00, 2019-09-09

Worked For People; Will Cross 75-Mark In State Polls: Manohar Lal Khattar Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here on Sunday expressed confidence that the BJP will cross the 75-mark in the upcoming assembly polls in the state....
19:34, 2019-09-08

"An Institution In Himself": Arvind Kejriwal Mourns Ram Jethmalani Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today tweeted his tribute to eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, saying his name "will be written in golden words in legal history". The 95-year-old, who had not been......
19:34, 2019-09-08

Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur To Witness Four-Cornered Bypoll Contest The bypoll to the Hamirpur assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh is all set to witness a four-cornered contest, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Samajwadi Party and......
19:34, 2019-09-08

Did Not Rest For A Day In 100 Days, "Incredible" Work Done: Rajnath Singh Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the BJP-led Central government did not rest even for a day and did an "incredible" work during hundred days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second......
19:34, 2019-09-08

"Not Seen In 90 Out Of 100 Days": Prakash Javadekar On Rahul Gandhi Dig Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the fundamentals of the economy are strong and there is no "panic situation" in the country. He said sometimes a slowdown is a cyclical process, and......
19:34, 2019-09-08

S-400 Systems Will Be Delivered To India Within 18-19 Months: Russia Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov on Sunday said S-400 air defence missile systems will be delivered to India in strict accordance with the schedule....
19:34, 2019-09-08

"Want Left Parties In Bihar Grand Alliance", Says Upendra Kushwaha RLSP chief and former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday said the five-party Grand Alliance in Bihar needs to be expanded and efforts will be made to bring Left parties on board. The coalition......
19:34, 2019-09-08

India Reached Moon While Pakistan Stuck Exporting Donkeys: Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh has slammed Pakistan over its actions in the past few days and said that the neighbouring country should better look after its own economy rather than worrying about......
19:34, 2019-09-08

After Assam Citizens List, Plans Of Detention Centre Near Mumbai: Sources The Maharashtra Home Ministry has reportedly written to the Navi Mumbai planning authority asking for land to build a detention centre for illegal immigrants. The news, confirmed by sources within the......
19:34, 2019-09-08

Yogi Adityanath, UP Ministers Turn Students, Take Lessons At IIM Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues on Sunday took lessons in governance and leadership at the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow. The lessons were part......
19:34, 2019-09-08

Union Territories Of Jammu And Kashmir, Ladakh To Have Common High Court Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will become two separate Union territories from October 31 but will have a common high court, State Judicial Academy's Director Rajeev Gupta said on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-09-08

Congress Disciplinary Panel To Probe Madhya Pradesh In-Party Friction Congress president Sonia Gandhi has referred the issue of the public spat involving party leader Digvijaya Singh and a Madhya Pradesh minister to the party's central disciplinary committee, a senior......
19:34, 2019-09-08

Jeep Captured From Pak In 1971 Stands As "War Trophy" In Leh Army Camp All of 48 years and maybe more, the ''Jarpal Queen'', a symbol of India's triumph against Pakistan, travels through the length and breadth of India as a ''war trophy'' of the Indian Army....
19:34, 2019-09-08

''It Is A Learning Curve'': Prakash Javadekar On Hefty Traffic Fines The amended Motor Vehicles law will bring discipline on roads and the police will need to challan fewer people in the next four months, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
19:34, 2019-09-08

PM Modi To Address COP14 Environment Meet Near Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being held in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday....
19:34, 2019-09-08

"Indian Base On Moon In 10 Years", Says Scientist Who Led BrahMos Project A former scientist of the Defence Research and Development Organisation has said India will be able to set up a base on the moon in 10 years to extract helium-3....
19:34, 2019-09-08

370 Gujarat Doctors Join BJP In Support To Centre's Move On Article 370 As many as 370 doctors from Gujarat joined the ruling BJP on Sunday expressing their support to the Centre's move to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370....
19:34, 2019-09-08

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president....
15:00, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate to call for help from Trump Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in ending a three-month stand off with the government....
15:00, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protesters threaten new airport disruptions after street clashes with police Hong Kong protesters have called for demonstrations at the city's international airport after a night of heated clashes with police in one of the world's most populated districts....
05:34, 2019-09-08

Biharis Come Here To Drink: Nitish Kumar Taunts Jharkhand Government Differences between Bihar's ruling alliance partners, Janata Dal (United) and the BJP, have led Nitish Kumar to pull up his socks against the ruling party in Jharkhand as the state's assembly election......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Jyotiraditya Scindia's Poster Vandalised, Congress Man Alleges Enmity Amid an ongoing poster war between various factions of the Madhya Pradesh Congress, a local party leader approached police after his hoarding featuring former Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was torn......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Sachin Pilot's Birthday Turns Into Congress Show Of Strength In Rajasthan Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot's birthday celebrations on Saturday turned into Congress's show of strength as workers and leaders thronged the party headquarters in Jaipur, while various......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Nitish Kumar Authorises Party's Jharkhand Unit To Take Decisions On Polls Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar on Saturday authorised the party's Jharkhand unit to take all the decisions related to the Assembly election due to be held by the end of this year....
01:00, 2019-09-08

BJP Slams Mamata Banerjee For Moon Mission Remark, Trinamool Counters West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for attacking the party over Chandrayaan 2 programme, saying she is fond of finding fault with everything......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Delhi Congress Leaders Meet Sonia Gandhi Over New State Unit Chief To build consensus over the new Delhi Congress chief's post, lying vacant since the death of Sheila Dikshit, party interim chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi todaymet a delegation of the state party leaders....
01:00, 2019-09-08

After Pragya Thakur, Union Minister Sees Cure For Cancer In Cow Urine Union Minister Ashwini Choubey on Saturday attested to the significance of cow urine in the health sciences, saying that it can be used to treat serious ailments that have long baffled medical......
01:00, 2019-09-08

"Look Forward To Exploring Solar System Together," NASA Tweets ISRO When India attempted history last night, trying to become the first country to land near the south pole of the Moon, it had the attention of the entire world. Though the Indian Space Research......
01:00, 2019-09-08

12 Including Ex-Bank Manager Arrested For Duping 200 People Across India Twelve men were arrested from the National Capital Region for allegedly duping over 200 people, including a retired bank manager, across the country of Rs 13 crore by making them invest in bogus......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Where Are 40 Lakh Immigrants?: Digvijaya Singh Asks Amit Shah, BJP Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday alleged that Union Home Minister Amit Shah used to claim that there were 40 lakh illegal immigrants in Assam, which was belied by the National......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Oil Companies Resume Fuel Supply To Air India At 6 Airports PSU oil companies on Saturday resumed jet fuel supplies to cash-strapped Air India following talks mediated by the government, an official spokesperson said....
01:00, 2019-09-08

AFSPA Act Extended In Assam For 6 Months, Effective From August 28 The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been extended for six months in Assam effective from August 28 after reviewing the law and order situation in the state, a government release said on......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Courts Have "Time Machines" Where Cases Live On, Says Bombay High Court Referring to the inordinate time litigations take to end in Indian courts, the Bombay High Court has said courts seem to have "time machines", where cases go on indefinitely....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Amarinder Singh Bans TV Serial Telecast In Punjab Amid Violent Protests A day-long bandh by the Valmiki community against the telecast of a controversial TV serial provoked incidents of violence in parts of Punjab on Saturday in which a man was shot at in Jalandhar....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Nodal Officers At District Level For Women Safety, Says Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that nodal officers will now be appointed at the district level to ensure the safety of the women....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Indian Army Expedition Climbs World's 8 Highest Passes An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh as a part of the AMC Motorcycle Expedition, the......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Working To Ensure No Family Remains Without LPG Connection: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government was working tirelessly to ensure no family remains without an LPG connection, adding the target to provide 8 crore such connections......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub Saturday....
21:00, 2019-09-07

Is Xi Mishandling Hong Kong Crisis? Hints of Unease in China’s Leadership Beijing’s halting response to the protests in Hong Kong has raised questions about President Xi Jinping’s imperious style and authoritarian policies....
17:34, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong protesters threaten new airport disruptions after street clashes Hong Kong protesters have called for demonstrations at the city's international airport after a night of heated clashes with police in one of the world's most populated districts....
09:00, 2019-09-07

PM Modi's Nagpur Visit Today Cancelled Due To Heavy Rain Alert Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Saturday visit to Nagapur has been cancelled due to heavy rain alert. The Prime Minister, however, would visit Mumbai and Aurangabad, officials said on Friday....
06:00, 2019-09-07

Chandrayaan 2 Heartbreak: Communication Lost, PM Says "Don't Lose Hope" Days of anticipation gave way to tense moments and then a heart-breaking announcement. Seconds before it was supposed to touch down on the Moon's surface early on Saturday, communication with the......
06:00, 2019-09-07

"No Small Achievement, Country Proud Of You": PM Tells ISRO Scientists Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a small pep talk to the scientists of the Chandrayaan 2 lunar mission at the ISRO control room after communication with the Moon lander was lost....
06:00, 2019-09-07

After Vikram Silence, An Outpouring Of Encouragement For ISRO On Twitter Minutes after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with the Vikram lander while it was just 2.1 km from the lunar surface, many took to Twitter to comfort the scientists behind......
06:00, 2019-09-07

What ISRO Chief Said After Loss Of Contact With Chandrayaan Lander 1.55 am on Saturday came and went. Amid a stunned silence at the ISRO mission control room, India's top space scientist K Sivan first briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then made the grim......
06:00, 2019-09-07

Centre's Response Sought On Pleas Challenging New Anti-Terror Law The Supreme Court Friday sought the Centre's reply on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of amendments made to the UAPA provisions empowering the state to designate individuals as......
06:00, 2019-09-07

"Work Not In Vain": Rahul Gandhi To ISRO After Moon Lander Loses Contact Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday congratulated ISRO, saying the passion and dedication of the scientists is an inspiration to the masses. His remark came after communication with the......
06:00, 2019-09-07

Every Indian Can Feel Chandrayaan 2's Heartbeat: Anand Mahindra's Message For ISRO scientists and millions of people watching India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 with hope and pride, the loss of contact with lander Vikram came as a major setback. There was applause just......
06:00, 2019-09-07

Mayawati Calls Off Haryana Polls Tie-Up With Dushyant Chautala's Party In a late night development, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) called off its agreement with Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janata Party for the upcoming Haryana Assembly election and decided to field......
06:00, 2019-09-07

Of 38 Bids To Soft-Land On Moon, About Half Have Succeeded: Foreign Media India's first attempt to land on the moon went awry early Saturday when the space agency lost contact with the lander as it neared the lunar site, minutes before touchdown was expected....
06:00, 2019-09-07

Forts Linked To Shivaji Won't Come Under Tourism Plan: Devendra Fadnavis The Maharashtra government's plan to promote tourism facilities on forts which are not in ASI's protected list came under fire on Friday, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis clarifying that the......
06:00, 2019-09-07

"Why Not Prime Minister?": PM To Boy Who Wanted Tips To Become President Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with around 70 students from across the country who were at the headquarters of space agency ISRO to witness the landing of Chandrayaan 2 on the moon's surface.......
06:00, 2019-09-07

PM Modi's Nagpur Visit Cancelled After Heavy Rain Alert Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Saturday visit to Nagpur has been cancelled due to heavy rain alert. The Prime Minister, however, would visit Mumbai and Aurangabad, officials said on Friday....
06:00, 2019-09-07

President Kovind Praises "Exemplary Commitment" Of ISRO Scientists President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday greeted Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO) scientists for their "exemplary commitment and courage" during the Chandrayaan-2 mission....
06:00, 2019-09-07

Chandrayaan 2: Proud Of Our Space Programme, Scientists, Says PM Modi Chandrayaan 2 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed scientists at ISRO, hours after India's attempt to make a "soft" or controlled landing on the Moon's surface and probe the......
06:00, 2019-09-07

Why ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Mission Is Not A Failure Despite Landing Setback India's first attempt to land on the Moon may have gone off-script but the ambitious Chandrayaan 2 mission has been far from a flop. With a mission life of one year, the Chandrayaan 2 orbiter remains......
06:00, 2019-09-07

"Have Come To Be Inspired By You": PM Tells ISRO Scientists - Highlights Hours after witnessing Chandrayaan 2's journey towards the Moon where its lander lost communication with ISRO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was back at the space agency's headquarters in Bengaluru to......
06:00, 2019-09-07

PM Modi Tells ISRO Scientists: "We Came Very Close, Best Is Yet To Come" You have spent your entire life to make Mother India proud and I can understand your state of mind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told scientists of space agency ISRO hours after communication with the......
06:00, 2019-09-07

"India Is With You," Says PM Modi Amid Chandrayaan Heartbreak: Top Quotes After the late-night, heart-breaking announcement of losing communication with Chandrayaan 2's lander, PM Narendra Modi speaks about the pride the nation holds for space agency ISRO's scientists.......
06:00, 2019-09-07

Moment When PM Modi Consoled An Emotional ISRO Chief Prime Minister Narendra Modi got emotional this morning as he met ISRO chief K Sivan at the ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru hours after the space agency lost contact with Chandrayaan 2 lander....
06:00, 2019-09-07

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)....
04:34, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into crisis....
22:34, 2019-09-06

Fitch cuts Hong Kong's credit rating amid unrest in the city A now withdrawn extradition bill has sparked protests that have occasionally degenerated into violence, creating Hong Kong's worst social unrest in decades and hurting the city's economy....
19:00, 2019-09-06

China's PBOC cuts reserve ratio for banks as economy stalls China's People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced Friday that it was reducing the amount of funds banks have to hold in reserve, an effort to further stimulate the economy....
19:00, 2019-09-06

Top Court Rejects Release Of Rs 10 Crore Deposited By Karti Chidambaram The Supreme Court today refused to release for three more months the Rs 10 crore deposited by Karti Chidambaram with the top court's registry for travelling abroad....
11:51, 2019-09-06

Delhi Court Adjourns Aircel-Maxis Case Against P Chidambaram Indefinitely A Delhi court today adjourned the Aircel-Maxis case, involving former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, indefinitely, noting that probe agencies CBI and Enforcement Directorate were......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Haryana's "Most-Wanted" Criminal Escapes From Lock-Up In Daring Jailbreak One of the most-wanted criminals in Haryana managed to escape from a police lock-up in Rajasthan this morning, in a scene straight out of a Bollywood thriller....
11:51, 2019-09-06

Chandrayaan 2: All You Need To Know About India's Moon Mission Chandrayaan 2 began its journey to the moon on July 22, launching from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on board heavy-lift rocket GSLV Mark 3. It is expected to make a soft landing on the moon's south......
11:51, 2019-09-06

"Allegations Not Of Grave Magnitude," Said Judge On Aircel-Maxis Case A day after granting P Chidambaram and his son Karti protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis case with strong remarks for the investigative agencies seeking their arrest, a trial court adjourned......
11:51, 2019-09-06

PM Opts Chair Over Sofa At Russia Event. Twitter Praises His "Simplicity" Prime Minister Narendra Modi declined a comfortable sofa kept for him at a photo session and instead opted for a chair to sit with others during his visit to Russia....
11:51, 2019-09-06

Haryana, Odisha Collect Rs 1.4 Crore In 5 Days Under New Traffic Laws Regional transport offices across Haryana and Odisha have collected more than Rs 1.4 crore in fines and penalties since the revised Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 came into effect on Sunday,......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Explainer: How Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing Will Unfold Tonight That's how the K Sivan, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, adds perspective to the highly complex Chandrayaan 2 moon mission as the lander Vikram prepares to touch down on the......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Quit Plastic Bottles, Drink Mater From Cupped Hands: Meenakshi Lekhi BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi has suggested going back to green Indian habits of drinking water from cupped hands and using "datun" or neem twig to brush teeth to cut down on plastic use....
11:51, 2019-09-06

"All Going According To Plan": ISRO Chief On Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing Hours before Chandrayaan 2's 'Vikram' lander is scheduled to make a soft-landing on the Moon's surface, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said today that things are progressing as per plan for the much-awaited......
11:51, 2019-09-06

"Extremely Excited": PM Modi To Retweet Your Pics Watching Moon Landing As the final countdown for Chandrayaan 2's landing on the moon is on, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is "extremely excited" to be at the ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru tonight to watch the......
11:51, 2019-09-06

S Jaishankar To Attend Event Honouring Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Speaker of US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi would attend an October 2 reception in Washington to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma......
11:51, 2019-09-06

India Market For Computer Services To Grow Faster Than Exports: UN Report India's domestic market for computer services is forecast to grow faster than their exports, fuelled by the government's Digital India programme and the country's burgeoning start-up environment,......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Free Ride On Delhi Metro A "Problem", Says Supreme Court The Delhi government's scheme allowing women to travel for free on the Metro network has come under heavy criticism from the Supreme Court for its potential to add to cost overruns....
11:51, 2019-09-06

Ajit Jogi, Facing Police Case For Forgery, Admitted In Gurgaon Hospital Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, facing an FIR in a fake caste certificate case, was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi-NCR on Thursday night after he complained of breathing......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Top Court Orders Demolition Of Posh Kerala Flats Over Coastal Zone Rules The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the demolition of illegal flats in Kochi's Maradu Panchayat in Kerala by September 20 for violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules. The court has also asked......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Karnataka IAS Officer Quits, Says "Can't Be Business As Usual Anymore" A Deputy Commissioner in Karnataka, S. Sasikanth Senthil, quit the IAS or Indian Administrative Service on Friday, saying in a letter that the "fundamental building blocks of democracy are being......
11:51, 2019-09-06

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”...
01:00, 2019-09-06

Afghans Push Back on U.S. Deal With Taliban, Fearing Too Few Assurances Afghan officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises after U.S. troops leave, which could create an opening for further chaos....
16:00, 2019-09-05

"BJP Is Hiring A Journalist Who Reports Facts": Congress's Sarcastic Post The BJP is hiring "a journalist who reports facts" but "can also be sent to jail if the story is true" the Congress claimed in a social media post today, in an apparent reference to the Uttar Pradesh......
15:34, 2019-09-05

125 Seats Each, Says Congress MP, On Seat Sharing With NCP In Maharashtra Congress and Nationalist Congress Party will share an equal number of seats and will be contesting on 125 seats each, said Congress Rajya Sabha MP Husain Dalwai....
15:34, 2019-09-05

In Russia, PM Modi Cites Mahatma Gandhi, Leo Tolstoy's Friendship Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Russian writer-philosopher Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi had a "indelible effect" on each other and said that Indian and Russia must take inspiration from......
15:34, 2019-09-05

Supreme Court To Take Up Kashmiri Student's Affidavit On September 16 The Supreme Court today took note of an affidavit filed by a Delhi law student, who recently returned from Kashmir, and said it would consider all the issues mentioned in the document on September 16....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Need Wider G7-Style Group With India, China And Turkey: Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to host a meeting of the G7/G8 group of nations, and would welcome a wider format featuring India, Turkeyand China....
15:34, 2019-09-05

At 74, Andhra Woman Becomes The Oldest-Ever To Give Birth A 74-year-old woman has become the oldest-ever to give birth after she delivered twins at a hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur town on Thursday, doctors have said....
15:34, 2019-09-05

India Won't Hesitate At Using Force To Defend Itself: Rajnath Singh India has never been an aggressor but that does not mean it would balk at using its strength to defend itself, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Rescue Operations On After Blast At Firecracker Factory In Punjab: Cops The Punjab police today said the cracker factory in which the blast took place in Batala killing 23 people and injuring 27 was "illegal" even as rescue operations continued at the explosion site....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Rahul Gandhi's Full Marks To "Trolls, Some Journalists" On Teacher's Day Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sent out a Teacher's Day greeting, wishing anyone who has taught him anything over the years. A special mention, however, was reserved for his detractors for......
15:34, 2019-09-05

JNU Student Body Polls Tomorrow, 6 Candidates In Fray The Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU) polls are being closely watched in the aftermath of various controversies to hit universities across the country in the recent past....
15:34, 2019-09-05

P Chidambaram Will Go To Tihar Jail, CBI Court Orders Judicial Custody Former Union Minister P Chidambaram will go to Delhi's Tihar jail after a CBI court today ordered him to judicial custody for two weeks in a corruption investigation....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Bihar MLA Anant Singh In Fresh Trouble Over Audio Linking Him To Murder In fresh trouble for controversial Bihar MLA Anant Singh, jailed after an AK-47 rifle and some hand grenades were recovered from his house, his voice sample has tested positive in a forensic exam to......
15:34, 2019-09-05

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Says PM Modi A Good Orator Close on the heels of senior Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Jairam Ramesh praising Narendra Modi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also on Wednesday appreciated the Prime Minister's oratory......
15:34, 2019-09-05

P Chidambaram Sent To Judicial Custody, Says "Only Worried About Economy" Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's parting shot before leaving for Tihar jail this evening was presumably for the government. "I'm only worried about the economy," said the former finance minister......
15:34, 2019-09-05

Village Heads, Panchayat Members Say They Will Help Restore Peace In J&K All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) state president Anil Sharma today said thousands of panchayat members and village heads would play their role in restoring peace and normalcy in the......
15:34, 2019-09-05

China says its drone can hunt like Spiderman China says it has developed a new hunter drone that can disable other drones -- or even small aircraft -- by firing a 16-square-meter (172 square feet) web at them....
14:34, 2019-09-05

Politician grills economist on her marital status in South Korea She's a top economics professor who studied at Harvard and has served on government committees -- but to one South Korean politician, she hasn't done enough for the nation if she hasn't given birth....
14:34, 2019-09-05