700CLUBNEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day

Latest News of The Day: Asia

17:07, 2019-07-19

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Scarlett Keeling Case: High Court Awards 10-Year Jail To Samson D'Souza The Bombay High Court in Goa on Friday convicted Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling and leaving her to die at Goa's......
15:34, 2019-07-19

"Shouldn't Happen In Future": Why Venkaiah Naidu Warned Minister After Prime Minister Narendra Modi disapproved of ministers skipping parliament duty and asked for the names of absentees to be sent to him every evening, Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu......
15:34, 2019-07-19

India May Touch 260 GW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2024: Official The government expects to achieve a renewable energy capacity target of 260 gigawatt (GW) by 2024, an official said on Friday, as India is seeing rapid growth in renewable capacity backed by......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Is Aaditya Thackeray Running For Maharashtra Chief Minister? His Response Shiv Sena youth leader Aaditya Thackeray today sidestepped a question on his possible candidature for the Maharashtra chief minister's post in the upcoming assembly election, instead remarking that he......
15:34, 2019-07-19

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
15:34, 2019-07-19

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Black Magic, Lemons Discussed During Karnataka Floor Test Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its leaders accused his brother and a minister in the cabinet HD Revanna of doing black magic. The BJP made......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Garib Rath Train Restored On Two Routes, Says Railways The Railway Ministry on Friday rolled back its decision to replace services of Garib Rath in Kathgodam-Jammu and Kathgodam-Kanpur route by mail or express trains, and the services of the low-cost......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
15:34, 2019-07-19

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament today. Satya Pal Singh, a senior BJP lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Kyoto animation arson suspect told police his work had been plagiarized The suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years told police that his work was plagiarized and said he used gasoline to torch the renowned Kyoto Animation studio, killing 33 people....
15:00, 2019-07-19

South Korean man dies after setting himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has died after self-immolating inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
15:00, 2019-07-19

If Needed, Will Decide On Regulating Online Content: Prakash Javadekar The government is aware of concerns raised over the content on online platforms like Netflix and Hotstar and if needed will take a decision on its regulation only after consultation with stakeholders,......
12:51, 2019-07-19

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Karnataka Coalition Ignores Governor's Trust Vote Deadline:10 Points Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition today ignored the governor's deadline to prove its majority by 1.30 pm and , saying it was bound to follow only the Speaker, who adjourned the house......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Azam Khan In Uttar Pradesh's Land Mafia List, Calls Charges Fake In a move that has been speculated for a few days now, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has listed the name of senior Samajwadi Party leader and Lok Sabha member Azam Khan on a......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Priyanka Gandhi Meets Victims Of Sonbhadra Massacre In Varanasi Hospital Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra this morning visited the victims of Sonbhadra massacre at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Trauma Centre in Varanasi....
12:51, 2019-07-19

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time......
12:51, 2019-07-19

HD Kumaraswamy Will Make His Farewell Speech Today: BS Yeddyurappa With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Priyanka Gandhi Stopped On Way To Visit Families Of 10 Shot Dead In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped in Uttar Pradesh on Friday on her way to a village in Sonbhadra where 10 people were killed in a shootout this week over a land dispute....
12:51, 2019-07-19

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" app....
12:51, 2019-07-19

BJP Doesn't "Want To See Dalits Do Well": Mayawati On Tax Move On Brother Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati attacked the ruling BJP on Friday and dared the party to make public the source of funds it received during the elections, a day after a plot of land worth Rs 400......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Top Court Asks Attorney General's Assistance Over Plea To Define Minority The Supreme Court today sought assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal in dealing with a plea seeking that minority communities be defined on the basis of state-wise population data instead of......
12:51, 2019-07-19

In Babri Case Against BJP Veterans, Top Court Wants Verdict In 9 Months A judgement in the Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others should be delivered within nine months, the Supreme Court said on......
12:51, 2019-07-19

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
12:51, 2019-07-19

Bengal Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Questioned In Chit Fund Scam Popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is being questioned by the Enforcement Department in Kolkata for his association with the Rose Valley Group whose chairman is now in jail. This is the first......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
12:51, 2019-07-19

29 Accused Arrested After Sonbhadra Massacre: Yogi Adityanath Promising justice to those killed in the Sonbhadra clash, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said the sub divisional magistrate and four policemen including circle officer were......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Government Might Extend Ongoing Parliament Session By 2-3 Days: Report The government is considering extending the ongoing session of Parliament by at least two to three days in order to complete its legislative business, sources said today....
12:51, 2019-07-19

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific advanced in Friday afternoon trade, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
06:51, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Karnataka Trust Vote Deadline Tomorrow; Drama, Assembly Sleepover For BJP The ruling coalition in Karnataka, in danger of collapsing after multiple resignations, will not face a trust vote today with the Speaker calling it a day despite the opposition BJP insisting on a......
18:17, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tamil Nadu Man Finds Bug To Hack Into Any Instagram Account, Gets $30,000 Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”....
17:51, 2019-07-18

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

Good News for Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Young Voters Lean Right, if They Vote at All The prime minister’s party is favored to win an upper house parliamentary election on Sunday, with strong support from young Japanese who are happy with the status quo....
12:17, 2019-07-18

23 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 23 people are feared dead and 36 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
11:34, 2019-07-18

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Ayodhya Case: Top Court To Scrutinize Mediation Process, Pass Order Today The Supreme Court will examine a report on the "progress of mediation" in the Ayodhya land dispute case today. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, had on July 11......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Parliament Updates: S Jaishankar Speaks On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Parliament LIVE Updates: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding the Kulbhushan Jadhav case in Parliament today. In......
09:51, 2019-07-18

HD Kumaraswamy Moves Trust Motion; Yeddyurappa "101% Confident" Of Winning The Congress-Janta Dal(Secular) coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, is facing its trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly today. The discussion on the vote of confidence began......
09:51, 2019-07-18

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Ayodhya Mediation Panel Gets More Time, Top Court Wants Report On Aug 1 Mediation in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will continue till July 31, the Supreme Court said today, giving a panel time till August 1 to submit its report on talks with various groups for a......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Saravana Bhavan Founder, Serving Life Term, Dies In Chennai Hospital P Rajagopal, the owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants has died a week after he surrendered at the Madras High Court to start a life term for the 2001 kidnapping and murder of an employee....
09:51, 2019-07-18

After New York, Silicon Valley, PM's Next US Gala "Howdy, Modi" In Texas Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States in September this year will have a star-spangled event in Houston, Texas. Called "Howdy, Modi", the "community summit" will see the Prime......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Chandrayaan 2 To Lift Off On July 22, Week After Aborted Launch India's Rs 1,000-crore Chandrayaan 2 moon mission will lift off next Monday at 2:43 pm from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota, space agency ISRO announced today, days after the launch was called off....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Trump "Walked The Talk" In Keeping Pressure On Pak: Indian Envoy To US President Donald Trump has "walked the talk" in maintaining pressure on Pakistan to end terrorism emanating from its soil, India's envoy to the US has said. The Indian envoy said that Islamabad's......
09:51, 2019-07-18

100% Confident Trust Vote Will Be Defeated In Karnataka: BS Yeddyurappa As the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka faces a trust vote after the resignation of 16 legislators and two independents pulling their support earlier this month, Bharatiya......
09:51, 2019-07-18

"Kulbhushan Jadhav's Family Has Shown Exemplary Courage": S Jaishankar Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today said the International Court of Justice verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is "not only a vindication for India but all those who believe in the rule of law".......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Tiger's "Bed N Breakfast" In Assam Home As Raging Waters Flood Kaziranga A Royal Bengal tiger looked out of place on a bed inside a house, in a photograph that emerged on Twitter on Thursday from Assam's Kaziranga, where floods have left many animals dead or displaced from......
09:51, 2019-07-18

UK High Court To Hear Vijay Mallya's Extradition Appeal In February 2020 Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya's appeal in the UK High Court against his extradition order has been listed for a three-day hearing from February 11 next year, the UK court said on Thursday....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Ranchi Teen, Arrested Over Online Post, Wants Action Against Complainants A 19-year-old woman who was arrested over a Facebook post and asked by a court to distribute copies of Quran as a bail condition has said that she will take action against the people who filed a......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Tax Officials Attach Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother The Income-Tax Department has attached a "benami" plot worth Rs 400 crore in Noida belonging to BSP chief Mayawati's brother and his wife, an official order said....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Convict, Denied Early Release The Madras High Court Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu Governor for her premature......
09:51, 2019-07-18

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

Ranchi Teen Won't Have To Distribute Qurans, Judge Modifies Bail Order A 19-year-old woman arrested for sharing a controversial Facebook post that allegedly targeted a minority community was granted bail by a Ranchi court on Monday on the condition that she distributes......
04:00, 2019-07-18

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow against the mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Why Teachers In This UP District Take Selfies Before Class Flooded with complaints about absent teachers in primary schools, officials in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have introduced a new attendance rule. To mark their attendance, teachers will now......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Prashant Kishor Aboard, Trinamool To Launch Bengal Battle With Mega Rally When Trinamool Congress holds its annual show of strength on July 21, which it observes as Martyrs' Day, the party will also be kicking off its battle for the Bengal assembly elections. And perhaps......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Kulbushan Jadhav's Friends Appeal To Imran Khan After World Court Verdict Retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends have appealed to Pakistan Prime Imran Khan to release him, after the International Court of Justice or ICJ today asked the country to review his death......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Ahead Of Trust Vote, Karnataka Rebel Says Will Withdraw Resignation In some relief to the embattled coalition government in Karnataka, Congress legislator Ramalinga Reddy said today that he has decided to withdraw his resignation from the assembly and will vote in......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-07-18

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
04:00, 2019-07-18

"Priyanka Gandhi Should Command Congress At Critical Time": Party Leaders With the Congress facing uncertainty after Rahul Gandhi's resignation as party chief, voices within are growing in favour of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading the party in critical times....
04:00, 2019-07-18

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
04:00, 2019-07-18

"Now To Ensure A Fair Trial": Indian Counsel After Kulbhushan Jadhav Win With retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav getting a reprieve from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday, Indian lead counsel Harish Salve now aims to ensure that he gets a fair trial......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Actor Dino Morea, DJ Aqeel's Statements Recorded In Sterling Biotech Case The Enforcement Directorate has recorded the statements of Bollywood actor Dino Morea and DJ Aqeel in connection with the Sterling Biotech alleged bank fraud money laundering case, officials said......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
20:01, 2019-07-17

International Court of Justice orders Pakistan to review death penalty for Indian accused of spying In a ruling delivered on Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to review a death sentence handed down in the case of a former Indian Navy officer accused by Pakistan of spying, finding that the country’s authorities acted in breach of the Vienna Convention, which lays ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acquittal by the trial court....
17:51, 2019-07-17

International Court Of Justice's Full Judgement In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled today that the death sentence of retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, accused by Pakistan of spying, will remain on hold until Islamabad "effectively......
17:51, 2019-07-17

"Great Pressure Exerted To Find Him": Donald Trump On Hafiz Saeed Arrest Hours after the arrest of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, US President Donald Trump today said that great pressure had been exerted over the last two years to find the......
17:51, 2019-07-17

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

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Suspended Trinamool Leader Questioned In Saradha Chit Fund Scam The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogated suspended Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh......
15:51, 2019-07-17

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

Kerala Man Gets 3 Life Terms For Rape, Murder Of 7-Year-Old Niece In 2017 A 25-year-old man, who brutally raped and murdered his seven-year-old niece on September 27, 2017 has been sentenced to three life sentences today, besides 26 years of rigorous imprisonment....
15:51, 2019-07-17

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
15:51, 2019-07-17

16-Judge Bench To Deliver Verdict On Kulbhushan Jadhav At 6:30 pm Today The International Court of Justice at The Hague will deliver its verdict at 6:30 pm today on India's appeal against the death sentence given to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistani......
15:51, 2019-07-17

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Kulbhushan Jadhav Order To Be In India's Favour: Sarabjit Singh's Sister Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh who was sentenced to death in Pakistan over terrorism charges, said that she "fully believed that the International Court of Justice's verdict in Kulbhushan......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthenanti-terror agency National Investigation Agency (NIA) through a voice vote today, two days after it was approved by the Lok Sabha amidobjections by......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Kulbhushan Jadhav ICJ Verdict LIVE: World Court Rules In Favour Of India The International Court of Justice today ruled in favour to India in the case of former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who had been sentenced to death by a Pakistani Military court on charges of......
15:51, 2019-07-17

2 Children Dead, 52 Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In UP Village Two children died and 52 have fallen sick after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump at their school in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, officials said....
15:51, 2019-07-17

India Should Get Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav The death sentence of retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, accused by Pakistan of spying, will remain on hold until Islamabad "effectively reviews and reconsiders" his conviction, the International......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Will Conduct Myself Responsibly: Karnataka Speaker On Top Court Decision Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has welcomed the Supreme Court decision of giving him the freedom to decide on the resignations of rebel lawmakers. He said he will conduct himself......
12:34, 2019-07-17

For Karnataka's Struggling Coalition, A Setback In Supreme Court Order Karnataka's ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, in serious danger of losing power after multiple resignations, may see today's Supreme Court verdict as a setback a day before a trust vote it......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Stand By Decision, Won't Attend Assembly, Say Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Hailing the Supreme Court direction on Karnataka political crisis, rebel Congress-JDS lawmakers camping in Mumbai said there is no question of going back on their resignations from the Assembly or......
12:34, 2019-07-17

India, China Respecting Pacts For Peace At Border: Rajnath Singh India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace and tranquillity along the border, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

"Oops! Did Anyone Lose Their Smack? Contact Us", Tweets Rajasthan Police The Rajasthan Police are catching up with their Mumbai and Assam counterparts in peppering humour to tweets to grab maximum attention on social media....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Israel Aerospace Signs $50 Million Follow-Up Deal With Indian Navy State-owned defense contractor Israel Aerospace Industries said on Wednesday it signed a $50 million follow-up contract to provide complementary missile systems to the Indian navy and India's MDL......
12:34, 2019-07-17

"Golden Shake Hand With Life": Woman Survives Mumbai Building Collapse A visit by two relatives of a woman staying in the decades-old building which collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area ended on a tragic note as they got trapped under the debris and died, officials said......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Can Expect BJP Government In Karnataka Next Week: Muralidhar Rao A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is expected to take charge in Karnataka next week, party national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao claimed today....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Akhilesh Yadav Forms Panel To Probe "Fake Cases" Against Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has constituted a 21-member committee, led by leader of opposition in the Legislative Council Ahmad Hasan, to probe "fake cases" registered against party MP......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Selection Puts Focus On Cabinet Reshuffle: Report The appointment of OBC leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantra Dev Singh as the new state BJP chief has once again put the spotlight on reshuffling of the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Timeline Of Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: World Court (ICJ) Verdict Today India's appeal against the death sentence handed to former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan will be decided at 6.30 pm IST by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Nitish Kumar's Cops Compile Report On RSS; "Uncalled For," Says BJP The Bihar police is gathering information about the RSS or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliates, in what could turn out to be a new point of conflict between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Over 5,000 People Lodged In Relief Camps In Flood-Hit Mizoram Over 5,000 people were lodged in relief camps and more than 4,000 people were being evacuated in Mizoram following floods triggered by heavy rain for the last seven days, officials said on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

"Terrible Judicial Precedent": Congress On Top Court Verdict On Karnataka The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court order on the Karnataka political crisis nullifying the whip and providing "blanket protection" to lawmakers who have "betrayed" public mandate sets a......
12:34, 2019-07-17

1.25 Lakh Km Road To Be Built Under Gramin Sadak Yojana: Narendra Tomar Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said 1,25,000 kilometres of road will be built under the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana at an estimated cost of Rs 80,000 crore....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Kulbhushan Jadhav: 5 Facts On The Indian On Death Row In Pakistan India's appeal against the death sentence handed to former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan will be decided at 6.30 pm IST by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the......
12:34, 2019-07-17

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
12:34, 2019-07-17

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Will Deport Illegal Immigrants From All Parts Of Country: Amit Shah The government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law, Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
10:00, 2019-07-17

What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable? Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
10:00, 2019-07-17

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
03:51, 2019-07-17

Boy Seeks Permission To End Life; PMO Instructs Officials To Order Probe A 15-year-old boy from Bihar's Bhagalpur district has written a letter to the President expressing his distress over strained relations between his parents and seeking "permission" to end his life,......
03:51, 2019-07-17

Magistrate Records Statement In Woman Journalist Assault Case A woman journalist who has lodged a police complaint against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly harassing and assaulting her on Tuesday recorded her statements before a magistrate....
03:51, 2019-07-17

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini was heavily trolled when she picked up a broom and took part in a cleanliness drive at Parliament last Saturday. The latest to join the list is none other than her husband and......
21:51, 2019-07-16

Despite Rs 600-Crore Budget, Cattle Deaths Cast Shadow Over UP Shelters When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Through a mobile phone......
21:51, 2019-07-16

Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh Get New Governors Sitting Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey and senior BJP leader Biswa Bushan Harichandan were on Tuesday appointed as governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh respectively....
21:51, 2019-07-16

Fresh Tender System For Vande Bharat Express After "Favouritism Charges" After the production of the third Vande Bharat Express unit virtually stopped over allegations of favouritism in the tendering process of the first train set, the Railways Tuesday said it has......
21:51, 2019-07-16

Vistara Flight Lands In Lucknow With Just 10 Minutes Of Fuel Remaining A Vistara flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 153 on board ended up in a precarious situation on Monday when it was diverted to Lucknow and landed with very low fuel levels....
21:51, 2019-07-16

World Court To Deliver Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Tomorrow The International Court of Justice will deliver on Wednesday its verdict in a case involving Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, whose death sentence by a Pakistani military court based on an......
21:51, 2019-07-16

India's Partition A "Miscarriage" Of History: Jitendra Singh The Partition of India was a "miscarriage" of history and it would not have taken place if former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru hadn't intruded into his home minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel's......
21:51, 2019-07-16

In Flood-Ravaged Assam, How People Are Coping In Relief Camps Nearly 52 lakh people have been affected and 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps in Assam over the last one week due to floods triggered by incessant rain. So far, 20 people have lost their lives, five......
21:51, 2019-07-16

52 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 20 Dead So Far The number of people affected by the Assam floods rose to 52 lakh today, with as many as 1.5 lakh being moved to relief centres amid a red alert issued by the government. Five more died today, taking......
21:51, 2019-07-16

Have To Eat Rats To Survive, Claim Locals In Flood-Affected Bihar Village Locals in Dangi Tola village of Katihar district in Bihar claimed they have no option but to eat rats as floods have wreaked havoc and destroyed houses in the region....
21:51, 2019-07-16

Set Up Fire Services-Like Unit To Prevent Sewer Deaths: Centre To States Aimed at preventing sewer deaths in the country, the Centre has asked all states to set up an emergency response sanitation unit (ERSU) on the lines of fire services....
21:51, 2019-07-16

World Court To Pronounce Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Today The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will today deliver its verdict on the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, by a Pakistani military court on charges of......
21:51, 2019-07-16

Chandrakant Patil, Quota Stir Troubleshooter, New Maharashtra BJP Chief Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil, who had played a pivotal role in quelling the Maratha quota agitation last year,was appointed as the president of the BJP state unit today.A release......
17:00, 2019-07-16

Air India Lost Rs 560 Crore In 140 Days After Pak Closed Airspace Private carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir lost Rs 25.1 crore, Rs 30.73 crore and Rs 2.1 crore respectively, bringing the total loss to Indian airlines to more than Rs 620 crore in less than five......
17:00, 2019-07-16

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Trinamool Congress is trying desperately to retain......
17:00, 2019-07-16

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
17:00, 2019-07-16

Rahul Gandhi Exempted From Appearance In ''Modi Surname'' Defamation Case Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was Tuesday granted exemption from personal appearance by a court in a criminal defamation case filed by a Gujarat lawmaker over his "Modi surname" remark....
17:00, 2019-07-16

1 Air India, 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended For Safety Violation: Report Three pilots were on Tuesday suspended by civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, for violating safety norms, news agency ANI reported today....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
14:34, 2019-07-16

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
14:00, 2019-07-16

PM Modi Asked BJP Leaders To Work Passionately For Development: Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP lawmakers to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised them to take up a cause of human sensitivity like eradication......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Over Demand For Postal Exam In Tamil Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned thrice during the pre-lunch period after repeated protests by Tamil parties led by the AIADMK over their demand that the exam for postmen be......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Jharkhand Man Allegedly Kills Mother, 55, For Refusing To Serve Meal A 28-year-old man has allegedly killed his mother at Kuldiha, about 28 km from Jamshedpur, after she refused to serve him meals, a police official said today....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Court Asks Election Commission To Decide On Linking Voter ID With Aadhaar The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to decide on the possibility of linking election identity cards with Aadhaar numbers in accordance with law within 8 weeks....
14:00, 2019-07-16

UP Blacklists NSUI Leader, Priyanka Gandhi Questions BJP's "Dictatorship" Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi condemned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh dissolved the Allahabad University Student Union and......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Court Sends Notice To Government Over Aadhaar Link For Property Documents The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and AAP government on a petition seeking directions to them to link movable and immovable property documents of citizens with their......
14:00, 2019-07-16

AAP Leaders Meet Amit Shah Over Delhi's Law And Order Situation Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the the national capital....
14:00, 2019-07-16

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
14:00, 2019-07-16

25 Dead, Lakhs Affected In Bihar Floods; Nitish Kumar Takes Stock Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday that 25 people have so far been killed in flash floods, that have affected 25.71 lakh people in 16 districts of the state....
14:00, 2019-07-16

1.17 Lakh People Declared As Foreigners By Tribunals In Assam: Minister A total of 1.17 lakh people have been declared foreigners by tribunals set up in Assam till March this year, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-16

"If You Want Good Services, You Have To Pay": Nitin Gadkari On Tolls Union minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said people have to pay toll if they want good roads, making it clear that the toll system would stay as the government does not have enough funds....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Man Killed By Tiger In Corbett Tiger Reserve A daily wage labourer, patrolling the Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve along with forest guards, was mauled to death by a tiger that attacked the group and dragged him away by the neck,......
14:00, 2019-07-16

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
14:00, 2019-07-16

Will Decide On Navjot Singh Sidhu's Resignation Tomorrow: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter....
14:00, 2019-07-16

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
13:00, 2019-07-16

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracked how they get there....
13:00, 2019-07-16

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
13:00, 2019-07-16

Government Looks To Pass Bills In Ongoing Monsoon Session Parliament Live Updates: Parliament is set to begin the day's proceeding in the ongoing Monsoon Session. The Lower House or Lok Sabha will discuss and vote on Demand for Grants under the Control of......
08:34, 2019-07-16

Fuel Leak Halted Blastoff For Chandrayaan 2: Reports A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said on Tuesday....
08:34, 2019-07-16

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
08:34, 2019-07-16

Asia stocks mixed as RBA meeting minutes show willingness to move on interest rates Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy meeting in July showed the central bank was ready to adjust interest rates if required....
08:34, 2019-07-16

LIVE Updates: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of five more rebel Congress legislators along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept......
07:34, 2019-07-16

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
06:17, 2019-07-16

Man Who Survived Assam Floods Happier That "Precious" NRC Papers Are Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
06:17, 2019-07-16

Varanasi Ganga Aarti To Be Performed At 3 pm Today Due To Lunar Eclipse Varanasi's famed tradition of Ganga Aarti, the daily evening ritual at Dashashwamedh Ghat, has been advanced on account of the lunar eclipse on Tuesday....
06:17, 2019-07-16

Sumitra Mahajan Disapproves Of BJP MLA's Assault On Civic Officer Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Monday appeared to disapprove BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's act of assaulting a civic officer with a cricket bat in full public view here last month....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
01:34, 2019-07-16

Bar Association Of India Condemns CBI Raids On Indira Jaising, Anand Grover The Bar Association of India (BAI) Monday condemned CBI searches at the residence and offices of senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, saying they amount to an "assault" on the......
01:34, 2019-07-16

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Top Court Begins Exercise To Collect Nation-Wide Data On Child Rape The Supreme Court on Monday commenced a 10-day nation-wide exercise to collect data on sexual assault on children for effective and expeditious prosecution of offenders....
21:17, 2019-07-15

5 Children Drown, 24 Others Dead In Bihar Floods Affecting 25 Lakh People The number of deaths in the Bihar floods rose to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal,......
21:17, 2019-07-15

Air India Pilot Suspended For ''Physical Altercation'' With Crew Member Aviation regulator DGCA today suspended an Air India pilot for six months for being involved in a "heated argument" and "physical altercation" with a cabin crew member in the aircraft before it was......
21:17, 2019-07-15

New Congress Maharashtra Chief Meets Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat on Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at their home in New Delhi....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after the BJP's emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha......
21:17, 2019-07-15

"BJP's Mentality Like Dogs": Madhya Pradesh Minister's Shocker A Madhya Pradesh minister kicked off a storm on Monday, saying that the opposition BJP had a "mentality like dogs" for criticising the transfer of 46 police dogs and their handlers last week....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told the Rajya Sabha today....
21:17, 2019-07-15

14 Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Set Up Terror Group In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror outfit ''Asnarulla'' in Tamil Nadu,......
21:17, 2019-07-15

43 Lakh Affected, 95% Of Kaziranga Park Flooded In Assam: 10 Points The Assam government today issued a red alert as the Assam flood situation turned extremely critical, displacing tens of thousands and cutting off entire portions of the state. As many as 4,157......
21:17, 2019-07-15

Ahmedabad-Bound IndiGo Flight Returns To Goa After "Technical Glitch" An Ahmedabad-bound IndiGo flight carrying around 180 passengers returned to the Goa airport Monday after taking-off as it developed a "technical glitch", a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI)......
21:17, 2019-07-15

"Super 30 ", Movie Inspired By Anand Kumar's Life, Made Tax-Free In Bihar "Super 30", the Hrithik Roshan-starrer film based on the life of celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, known for his initiative in training meritorious underprivileged students for entrance exams to the IITs,......
21:17, 2019-07-15

"No Money Was Given To Any Bhai": Nirmala Sitharaman On Rafale Deal Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the offset contract of Rafale fighter jet deal will help train and skill youth in India, and no money was given to any ''bhai''....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
21:17, 2019-07-15

Don't Address Judges As "My Lord", Rajasthan High Court Tells Lawyers In a first, the Rajasthan High Court has asked lawyers to abandon the colonial practise of addressing judges as ''My Lord'' or ''Your Lordship'', saying they are comfortable with simply being called......
21:17, 2019-07-15

Chandrayaan-1 Too Faced Glitch Before Launch: Former ISRO Chief Hours after Chandrayaan-2 launch was called off because of a technical glitch, former ISRO chief K Madhavan Nair recalled Monday that India's first mission to the Moon too had experienced a similar......
21:17, 2019-07-15

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Monday....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force Garima Abrol, wife of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol who was killed earlier this year while test flying a Mirage 2000 fighter jet in Bengaluru, has cleared the Services Selection Board, paving the way......
21:17, 2019-07-15

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had been devastated by worst floods in a century last......
21:17, 2019-07-15

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and security....
18:34, 2019-07-15

China’s Economic Growth Hits 27-Year Low as Trade War Stings Rising tariffs on Chinese goods sold to the U.S. are taking an increasing toll, but the country is also suffering from cracks in its financial system....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Japan Cites ‘National Security’ in Free Trade Crackdown. Sound Familiar? Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big South Korean chip makers like Samsung, citing vague threats to Japan’s security. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason for the move....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Parliament Session Live Updates: Several Bills Expected To Be Discussed A number of bills will be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The bills for discussionin the Lok Sabhacomprise thethe Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019;the Surrogacy (Regulation)......
11:00, 2019-07-15

Top Court To Hear Plea Of 5 More Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Tomorrow The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their......
11:00, 2019-07-15

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her......
11:00, 2019-07-15

Navjot Sidhu Sends Resignation To Chief Minister Month After Quitting Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Punjab cabinet last month amid a long-running feud with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, today said he has sent his resignation to the chief......
11:00, 2019-07-15

In Shocking Remark BJP Leader Says Muslims Have "Animalistic Tendency" Surendra Singh has a history of making controversial and derogatory remarks, with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Sonia Gandhi, and BSP chief Mayawati among his recent targets...
11:00, 2019-07-15

VVIP Chopper Case: Probe Agency Seeks Rajiv Saxena's Bail Cancellation A special court on Monday issued a notice to Rajiv Saxena, accused-turned-approver in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, on the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea seeking cancellation of his bail......
11:00, 2019-07-15

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
08:51, 2019-07-15

Missing 9-year-old girl, whose disappearance gripped China, found dead A 9-year-old Chinese girl's mysterious weeklong disappearance came to a tragic end Sunday after authorities confirmed her lifeless body had been found in the East China Sea....
08:51, 2019-07-15

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
08:51, 2019-07-15

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
08:51, 2019-07-15

"Chandrayaan 2 Launch Stopped At Right Time", Says Ex-Defence Scientist Former Defence Research and Development Organisation's director of public interface, Ravi Gupta, said the decision to call off Monday's launch of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, was done at......
08:51, 2019-07-15

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the couple to claim they feared for their lives, was......
08:51, 2019-07-15

Special Judge Seeks 6 Months' Time To Conclude Trial In Babri Masjid Case A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking six more months to conclude the trial in......
08:51, 2019-07-15

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has been washed away and the crops in her fields laid......
06:51, 2019-07-15

India Shouldn't Interfere In Choice Of Dalai Lama's Successor: China The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided within China and any interference by India on the issue will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorities have said....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, following......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
06:51, 2019-07-15

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
06:51, 2019-07-15

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Chandrayaan 2 Moon Mission Launch Aborted After Technical Snag: 10 Points The launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, was called off early this morning by the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO. The powerful GSLV Mark III rocket was set to......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two months....
06:51, 2019-07-15

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police to seek protection from senior Congress......
06:51, 2019-07-15

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
06:51, 2019-07-15

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any legislator....
06:51, 2019-07-15

TDP Will Become "Empty Of MLAs" Just Like Congress: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would soon become "empty of MLAs" as many of its leaders want to quit the party and join the BJP....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Eight Officers Suspended In UP After Cows Found Dead At Cattle Shelters Eight government officers have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh in Ayodhya and Mirzapur districts after cows were found dead at state-run shelters in the last few days....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for international at Impossible Foods....
03:00, 2019-07-15

Asia markets set to trade lower as investors await China's growth data Investors will be watching out for Chinese gross domestic product data for the second quarter, set to be released at 10:00 a.m. HK/SIN, for clues as to whether policy makers will introduce more stimulus measures in the coming months....
02:17, 2019-07-15

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
20:34, 2019-07-14

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

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

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

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,......
16:51, 2019-07-14

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
16:51, 2019-07-14

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
16:51, 2019-07-14

Cops Charged For Alleged Gangrape Of Woman Whose Relative Died In Custody Around half a dozen policemen, including a suspended inspector, were charged on Sunday for allegedly beating, torturing and gangraping a woman whose brother-in-law had died in police custody in......
16:51, 2019-07-14

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
16:51, 2019-07-14

Madhya Pradesh's "Indori Poha" Likely To Join Race For GI Tag Indori Poha: An organisation of food manufacturers in Madhya Pradesh's Indore is thinking of seeking a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the dish ''Indori poha'' and three other popular food items......
16:51, 2019-07-14

"Resign Immediately Or...": BS Yeddyurappa's Warning For HD Kumaraswamy BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's comment comes after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared on Friday that he would seek a trust vote on the floor of the house and asked the Speaker to "fix a time"...
16:51, 2019-07-14

India's Moonshot Tonight With ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Launch: 10 Points President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to witness the launch of the Chandrayaan 2, the Indian space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, at 2:51 am......
16:51, 2019-07-14

2 Dead, Soldiers Among 19 Feared Trapped In Himachal Building Collapse Solan Building Collapse: Two people have died and at least 19 people, including 12 Indian Army soldiers and seven civilians, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building collapsed today in......
16:51, 2019-07-14

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

"Your Flagship Road Schemes Were My Idea": Yashwant Sinha Blasts Centre Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha today claimed that the central government's flagship projects - the National Highway Development Project (NHDP) and the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) -......
16:51, 2019-07-14

After Quitting As Minister, Navjot Sidhu Finds Ally In Shatrughan Sinha Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday praised party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said he was "appalled" by his decision to quit the Punjab cabinet, hours after the former state minister......
16:51, 2019-07-14

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc in the low-lying areas of north......
16:51, 2019-07-14

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
13:51, 2019-07-14

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
11:17, 2019-07-14

Azam Khan May Be Named As "Land Mafia" On UP Government Website: Official The district administration of Rampur, the hometown of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, is considering putting his name under the "land mafia" category on the Uttar Pradesh government's "anti-bhoo......
11:17, 2019-07-14

Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Minister, Tweets Letter To Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who did not take charge of his new ministry after the cabinet reshuffle in Punjab last month, said today he has resigned from the state cabinet....
11:17, 2019-07-14

"If They Vote Against...": DK Shivakumar On Karnataka Crisis, Floor Test Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar, who last week went to Mumbai to convince rebel lawmakers to return to the fold, expressed confidence today that his party colleagues would return to "save the......
11:17, 2019-07-14

IFFI 2019 Meet To Be Headed By Oscar Academy President: Prakash Javadekar Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar chaired a steering committee meeting of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji today....
11:17, 2019-07-14

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
11:17, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China....
10:51, 2019-07-14

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

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
07:00, 2019-07-14

After PNB, Allahabad Bank Alleges Rs 1,700 Crore Fraud By Indebted Firm Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this month, adding to concerns about a banking industry......
05:01, 2019-07-14

Pilgrims' Safety, Infrastructure To Top India-Pak Kartarpur Talks Today Indian and Pakistani officials will meet today to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. The meeting comes a day after Pakistan removed......
05:01, 2019-07-14

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam More than seven people seven people have died and over 20 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in the state.Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called......
05:01, 2019-07-14

Devoid Of Accommodation, Odisha BJP Chief Whip Forced To Stay On Footpath BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him to stay on the footpath....
03:51, 2019-07-14

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
03:51, 2019-07-14

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that over 15 lakh people have been affected in 25 of......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Police Constable Beaten To Death By Mob In Rajasthan A police constable was beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday, in the latest incident of mob violence that have triggered concern across the country....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Puducherry Chief Minister, Kiran Bedi Meet To Discuss Budget A week after he staged a walked out, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi came face to face at a meeting of the Planning Board to finalize the budget in Puducherry on......
00:17, 2019-07-14

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the party's drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The......
00:17, 2019-07-14

BJP General Secretary Ramlal Sent Back To RSS After 13-Year Stint BJP's general secretary (organisation) Ramlal has been sent back to the RSS after serving one of the longest tenures in the key post, and is likely to be replaced by V Satish....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Massive Mudslide Block Chandigarh-Shimla Highway Massive mudslides hit the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway between Parwanoo and Solan towns in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday owing to heavy overnight rains, that led to traffic snarls and posed a......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Watch: School Building In Assam Crashes Into Brahmaputra Amid Heavy Rain As Assam reels under intense rain and floods that have affected about 15 lakh people and killed at least seven, a video from the Morigaon district showed dramatic visuals of a school building......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Tamil Nadu-Based Terror Gang Busted, Says National Anti-Terror Agency The National Investigation Agency on Saturday said it has busted a gang which allegedly conspired, collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India with the intention of......
00:17, 2019-07-14

One Year Jail For Prisoner After Fight Over Dera Chief's Adopted Daughter A court in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a prisoner to one year in jail for attacking an inmate during an argument over Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Kamal Nath Orders Probe After Pellet Guns Allegedly Used Against Tribals Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Saturday that an inquiry by a magistrate has been ordered into alleged use of pellet guns against tribals in Burhanpur district, and no guilty person......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Virendra Sehwag's Wife Alleges Business Aides Cheated For 4.5-Crore Loan Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag's wife Aarti Sehwag has filed a complaint against her business partners of forging her signature to get a loan of Rs 4.5 crore, police said on Saturday....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
00:17, 2019-07-14

PC Chacko Writes To Sheila Dikshit Over Appointment Of Block Observes AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, objecting to the announcement of district and......
00:17, 2019-07-14

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....
16:34, 2019-07-13

Amarnath Yatra Suspended From Jammu To Srinagar The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest shutdown, police said....
08:17, 2019-07-13

6 Dead, Over 8 Lakh Affected In Assam Flood; Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 21 of the 33 districts in the north-east state and affected over eight lakh people, officials said. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in......
06:17, 2019-07-13

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
06:17, 2019-07-13

"Indian Pilots Taking To Rafale Jets Was Amazing": French Air Force Chief Indo-French Garuda VI exercise, held at Mont-de-Marsan air base in France, aimed at enhancing the interoperability level of the French and Indian crews in air defence and ground attack missions....
06:17, 2019-07-13

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being targeted - shared by 10 people on the ongoing......
06:17, 2019-07-13

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
06:17, 2019-07-13

6 Killed, Over 8 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam Over eightlakh peoplehave been affected in 21 of the 33districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam are the worst-hit districts....
06:17, 2019-07-13

This 6-year-old from India died in the Arizona desert. She loved dancing and dreamed of meeting her dad It's been a month since Border Patrol agents found 6-year-old Gurupreet Kaur's remains just north of the US-Mexico border. But for her family, no matter how much time passes, the pain is fresh....
05:01, 2019-07-13

India, US Discuss Broad Contours Of Bilateral Trade And Commercial Ties India and the United States on Friday held a detailed discussion on a range of trade issue with an aim to strengthen bilateral economic relations, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Friday....
03:00, 2019-07-13

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
23:34, 2019-07-12

PM Modi Likely To Attend UN General Assembly Meet In September: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the US in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is likely to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip, community......
22:34, 2019-07-12

"Feel Safer": BJP Leader's Daughter, Husband, Threatened Over Marriage The daughter of a BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh, who had posted a video on social media claiming she was in danger from her father for marrying a man outside her caste, on Friday said she felt a lot......
21:34, 2019-07-12

Trump Administration "Very Focused" On India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong Indo-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has said there are very few countries like India that possess the potential for growth and the administration was......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Pilgrims' Safety To Top Second Round Of India-Pak Talks On Kartarpur India is hopeful that it will be able to bridge gaps and work out issues with Pakistan in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims which are set to take place on Sunday....
20:34, 2019-07-12

Maharashtra To Extend Quota To Marathas Who Applied Under It In 2014 The Maharashtra government has decided to extend the benefit of reservation in education and jobs to the members of the Maratha community, who had applied under it in 2014....
20:34, 2019-07-12

Rishikesh's 'Lakshman Jhula' Closes As Experts Warn Of Excess Load Lakshman Jhula, the iconic suspension bridge across the Ganga in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh, was closed to traffic Friday as experts feel it cannot sustain more load, officials said....
20:34, 2019-07-12

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
20:34, 2019-07-12

India-US Trade Talks End Without Major Progress: Report Trade negotiators from India and the US ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Top Court Expresses Displeasure Over Obtaining Order From Vacation Bench The Supreme Court on Friday termed as "very serious" the matter where an order, relating to registration of diesel vehicles for civic body in Delhi, was secured from a vacation bench by suppressing......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Possiblity Of "Little Delay" In Bullet Train Project: Piyush Goyal Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Friday rejected opposition's allegation that the government is working to privatise the national transporter, but said the ministry will invite investments for new......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Underpass To Decongest Traffic To Delhi Airport To decongest traffic to IGI Airport, Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday inaugurated a three-lane underpass at Parade Road junction near Manekshaw Centre on NH 8 in New Delhi....
20:34, 2019-07-12

Ex-IPS Officer, BJP's Bharati Ghosh Seeks Transfer Of Cases Against Her Former Indian Police Service officer and BJP leader Bharati Ghosh approached the Supreme Court on Friday seeking transfer of all the cases registered against her by the West Bengal police to an......
20:34, 2019-07-12

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovation of the ministers' bungalows, government funds......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forces," in comments seemingly aimed at China....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Chinese police rush to find missing girl as case grips nation Search crews on Friday raced to find a missing 9-year-old Chinese girl in caves and waters along the East China Sea, as the deepening mystery of her weeklong disappearance continued to grip the nation....
18:34, 2019-07-12

4 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Visit Siddhivinayak Temple In Mumbai Amid the political turmoil in Karnataka, four of the fourteen rebel lawmakers from the state who are camping in Mumbai, on Friday visited the famous Siddhivinayak temple in the maximum city and......
14:34, 2019-07-12

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Deoghar Treasury Case The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jail as he is also serving sentence in two other......
14:34, 2019-07-12

No Navjot Sidhu In Posters In Amritsar Amid Feud With Amarinder Singh Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is missing from the congratulatory posters which have emerged in his constituency Amritsar, implying local Congress leaders have distanced themselves from him in the......
14:34, 2019-07-12

Amit Shah, JP Nadda Praised Smooth Merger Of Legislators: Goa BJP Leader BJP national President Amit Shah and working President JP Nadda were impressed by how the Goa Congress MLAs merged into the BJP "so easily", "so smoothly", while a similar process was still dragging......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Trump "Very Focused" On Further Cementing India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong India-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, has said there are very few countries like India that possess the potential for growth and the administration was......
13:17, 2019-07-12

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Sikh Body Invites Imran Khan For Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary Celebration For Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary celebration, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Governor VP Singh Badnore have also been invited to attend the nagar kirtan in Pakistan....
13:17, 2019-07-12

"Thanks For Opportunities": Rahul Gandhi Tweets On BJP-RSS Opponents Rahul Gandhi today said he is thankful to his opponents in the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for giving him "platforms and opportunities" to fight them in public....
13:17, 2019-07-12

Posters With Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan In Kolkata Billboards with photographs of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen that has his remarks on 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan have appeared on key Kolkata street intersections....
13:17, 2019-07-12

In Unnao, Madrasa Students Allege Thrashing Over 'Jai Shri Ram' Slogan A group of students from a madrasa in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh alleged yesterday that they were forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and, when they refused to do so, were thrashed by members of a......
13:17, 2019-07-12

2 Arunachal Students Killed After Hostel Wall Collapses Due To Landslides Two students were buried alive and two others injured after a boundary wall of a school hostel collapsed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district due to landslides triggered by incessant downpour, the......
13:17, 2019-07-12

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media When a rocket blasts off from an island in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days, it will carry not only a moon rover but a nation's growing ambitions in space. On Monday, India will embark on its most......
13:17, 2019-07-12

After Expressway Mishap, Special Devices To Check Drivers From Dozing Off Alarmed over a spate of accidents on the expressways, the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is planning to deploy special devices in vehicles to prevent drivers from dozing......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across......
13:17, 2019-07-12

"Seems To Accord A Legitimacy To Terrorism": India Slams UN Report On J&K India on Thursday dubbed an update of a UN rights office report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as "false and motivated" and as one that seeks to create an artificial parity between the world's......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
11:51, 2019-07-12

"How Can We Stop Them?" Goa Congress Leader To NDTV After 10 Join BJP Congress insiders in Goa told NDTV that despite being aware of the BJP planning a rebellion, there was nothing they could do given the lack of leadership at the centre and the focus on the Karnataka......
11:51, 2019-07-12

US To Seek Rollback Of Indian Tariffs As Officials Meet Today: Report United States will seek rollback of tariffs imposed by India on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet today, a senior government source told news agency Reuters....
11:51, 2019-07-12

Chandrayaan-2 Makes India A Space Pioneer: 10 Facts On Monday Mission India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Parliament Updates: Budget To Boost Investment, Says Nirmala Sitharaman Parliament Live Updates: A number of bills are scheduled to be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The discussions in the Lok Sabha today include the Central Universities (Amendment)......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot A team of engineers and software experts at state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and NewSpace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru based start-up looking at next-generation aviation technologies, is......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
11:51, 2019-07-12

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
11:51, 2019-07-12

Top Court Notice To Maharashtra Government On Maratha Quota Law The Supreme Court today gave two weeks to the Maharashtra government to reply to the petitions challenging a Bombay High Court order that upheld the constitutional validity of Maratha quota law....
11:51, 2019-07-12

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
11:51, 2019-07-12

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
11:51, 2019-07-12

In IMA Jewels Scam, Muslim Cleric Allegedly Gifted 3-Crore House Arrested A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
11:51, 2019-07-12

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday,......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Asia stocks edge up; China's June exports fall less than expected China's dollar-denominated exports fell 1.3% in June from a year ago while imports fell 7.3% in the same period, the country's customs department reported on Friday....
11:17, 2019-07-12

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
09:17, 2019-07-12

"Over 2 Children, No Vote": Giriraj Singh's Solution To Population Issue Couples with more than two children should be stripped of their voting rights, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on the occasion of World Population Day today, spurring allegations that he was......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Indian Army Hands Over Body Of Pak Boy Recovered From Stream Near Border Three days after the body of an eight-year-old boy from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was pulled out of the Kishenganga River in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, the army today handed over the body......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Proposal Received To Increase High Court Judges' Retirement Age: Minister The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has sent a proposal to increase the retirement age of high court judges to reduce pendency of cases, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday told Rajya Sabha....
02:17, 2019-07-12

India Pursuing Extradition Request Of Zakir Naik With Malaysia: Centre India continues to pursue its request for extradition of Zakir Naik and it has been informed by the Malaysian government that its appeal is under consultation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
02:17, 2019-07-12

"7 Weeks Have Passed...": Jyotiraditya Scindia On New Congress Chief Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday called party president Rahul Gandhi's resignation an unimaginable development, adding that a leader who can re-energize the grand old party should be......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Indrani Mukerjea Turns Approver In INX Media Case Jailed-media baron Indrani Mukerjea on Thursday turned approver in the INX Media corruption case in which former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti are accused....
02:17, 2019-07-12

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
02:17, 2019-07-12

10 Congress Legislators From Goa Formally Join BJP, Other Allies Jittery A day after switching to the BJP, a group of 10 rebel Congress legislators from Goa on Thursday officially joined the party at its headquarters in the national capital in presence of its Working......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Apologise To People For Mistakes: Mamata Banerjee To Trinamool Leaders Stung by defections and poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday gave some pep-talk to her party lawmakers asking them to be more humble......
02:17, 2019-07-12

20 Flights Affected By Decision To Avoid Parts Of Iran Airspace: Centre Total 20 flights of Indian airline companies have been affected by the decision to avoid parts of Iranian airspace amid the ongoing tension between the west Asian country and the US, the government......
02:17, 2019-07-12

BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal today, the force......
19:17, 2019-07-11

Six Men Killed While Doing Yoga After Car Crashes Into Them In Rajasthan Six men, doing yoga, were killed when a car crashed into their group by the roadside in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district in the morning today, the police said....
19:17, 2019-07-11

National Highway 10 Blocked, Heavy Traffic Jam After Landslides In Sikkim Multiple landslides have resulted in the collapse of a National Highway road which connects Sikkim and West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Uttar Pradesh Law Panel Proposes Life Imprisonment Over Lynchings Taking cognisance of incidents of mob lynching, including those by cow vigilantes, the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has submitted a draft Bill recommending up to life imprisonment for the crime....
19:17, 2019-07-11

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
19:17, 2019-07-11

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat Days after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken......
19:17, 2019-07-11

Experts From India, Pakistan To Meet On July 14: Pak Official Experts from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday at the Wagah border to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, Pakistan......
19:17, 2019-07-11

Mamata Banerjee Discusses Karnataka Crisis With HD Kumaraswamy: Report West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said today....
19:17, 2019-07-11

"Gross Abuse Of Power": Lawmakers Write To PM Against Indira Jaising Raid Over 20 members of parliament on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, protesting the Central Bureau Investigation's (CBI) raids against senior lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand......
19:17, 2019-07-11

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
19:17, 2019-07-11

India Denies Reports Of Lagging Behind In Completing Work On Kartarpur The External Affairs Ministry Thursday said India is fully committed to the Kartarpur Sahib corridor project and wants the work to be completed expeditiously....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
19:17, 2019-07-11

3 Terrorists, Involved In J&K June Terror Attack, Arrested: Police Jammu and Kashmir Police achieved a breakthrough in the June 12 attack in Anantnag by arresting three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists who provided shelter to a Pakistani terrorist who carried out the......
19:17, 2019-07-11

Payal Rohatgi Hits Out At Mumbai Police After Being Blocked On Twitter Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi alleged Thursday that Mumbai Police had blocked her on Twitter, prompting Maharashtra Chief Minister's wife, whom she had tagged, to request the cops to look into the......
19:17, 2019-07-11

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Indian, US Officials To Meet For Trade Talks In Delhi Tomorrow Senior officials from India and the US will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss various trade and economic issues and strengthen bilateral relations, a top official said....
19:17, 2019-07-11

22 countries sign letter calling on China to close Xinjiang Uyghur camps More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
08:17, 2019-07-11

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against sexual minorities....
05:34, 2019-07-11

60 Foreigners Staying Without Valid Documents Detained In Greater Noida Sixty foreign nationals were detained and face deportation after police searches in Greater Noida found them staying in the country without valid travel documents, officials said....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Practise Vajrasana: UP Minister Advises Drivers After Expressway Mishap An Uttar Pradesh minister on Wednesday said bus drivers should take a nap or practise Vajrasana following a heavy meal so that they don't doze off at the wheel, advice which comes after a road......
03:17, 2019-07-11

Goa Chief Minister May Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet: Report The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some coalition members from his cabinet....
03:17, 2019-07-11

My Father's Path Of Politics Ended On March 17: Manohar Parrikar's Son Reacting to the developments late Wednesday, when the BJP engineered a split in the Congress and inducted breakaway lawmakersinto its fold, Utpal, son of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar,......
03:17, 2019-07-11

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, while asserting that district authorities have been......
03:17, 2019-07-11

Budget Data 100% Above Board, Every Number Authentic: Nirmala Sitharaman Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers......
03:17, 2019-07-11

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Government To Get Swiss Bank Details Of All Indians From September India's fight against suspected black money stashed abroad will get a major boost this September in the form of first set of detailed financial information about all Indians having Swiss bank......
22:34, 2019-07-10

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his detractors by surprise....
22:34, 2019-07-10

Aviation Body Awaits US Certification To Allow 737 Max To Fly In India Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is waiting for its US counterpart Federal Aviation Administration to certify Boeing's solution to issues being faced by the 737 Max to......
22:34, 2019-07-10

"Martial Law In Mumbai," Says Senior Congress Leader On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Wednesday wondered if martial law is imposed in Mumbai, alleging that party lawmakers from Karnataka are being kept "in captivity" there and "not allowed to meet a minister"....
22:34, 2019-07-10

Madhya Pradesh Budget Announces Cow Welfare Fund, Hikes Haj Panel Grant The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday presented its maiden budget aiming to please various sections of society wherein it has proposed to allocate Rs 132 crore for the welfare of......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Probe Agency Attaches Separatist Asiya Andrabi's House The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday attached hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi's house on the outskirts of Srinagar city under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law, officials......
22:34, 2019-07-10

"Why So Greedy": Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At BJP Over Karnataka Crisis West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in horse-trading in Karnataka and claimed that rebel Congress lawmakers of the southern state were locked up in......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Father Of 8-Year-Old Raped In Kathua Asks For Death Penalty For Accused The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district last year, moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday seeking enhancement of sentence......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Railways To Go Green, Offer 4 Lakh Additional Berths Per Day By October More than four lakh additional berths will be available to railway passengers every day from October, thanks to a new technology that will allow power generation cars to be replaced with sleeper......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Madhya Pradesh Denies "Soft Hindutva" Touch In Please-All State Budget In its maiden budget for 2019-2020, the Kamal Nath government did not impose any fresh tax burden on the people but instead took steps to fulfil promises charted in the party manifesto for last year's......
22:34, 2019-07-10

India Receives Above Average Rains This Week For 1st Time Since June 1 The country's monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the first time since the start of the season on June 1, helping farmers to accelerate the planting of summer-sown......
22:34, 2019-07-10

16 people killed in 'barbaric' Papua New Guinea attack Sixteen women and children were killed in the remote town of Tari in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea in an attack described by police as "barbaric and inhumane."...
22:00, 2019-07-10

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central Secretariat in Delhi....
18:51, 2019-07-10

First Images Of India's "Bahubali" Rocket That Will Launch Chandrayaan-2 The first images of India's heaviest rocket, referred to as "Baahubali", have been released by the ISRO just days before it ferries India's Chandrayaan-2 into space....
18:51, 2019-07-10

"Dhoni Instead Of Kartik?" Babul Supriyo's Live Match Analysis On Twitter After India got off to a fledgling start against New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup's semi-finals, social media users including Union Minister Babul Supriyo and many from the cricketing fraternity,......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Bengali Actor Rituparna Sengupta Summoned In Rose Valley Scam Case Bengali film actor Rituparna Sengupta has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate next week in connection with the investigation into the Rose Valley ponzi scam, a day after it summoned superstar......
18:51, 2019-07-10

CBI Officer Probing Rakesh Asthana Removed, Sent Back To State Cadre A CBI officer in charge of the probe against Rakesh Asthana, a former Special Director at the agency transferred under controversial circumstances earlier this year, was removed from his position by......
18:51, 2019-07-10

After Karnataka, Congress Meltdown In Goa. 10 Of 15 Lawmakers Join BJP As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and have merged with the ruling BJP....
18:51, 2019-07-10

Karnataka Congress Leader Fails To Meet Rebels, Taken To Mumbai Airport Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was "escorted" to the Mumbai airport by policemen on Wednesday, which ended his efforts to meet rebel lawmakers staying at a five-star hotel in the city since......
18:51, 2019-07-10

"India's Requirement For Russian S-400 Missile Conveyed To US": Centre India's requirement for Russia's S-400 missile defence system has been clearly conveyed to the American side, including during US Secretary of Secretary Mike Pompeo's recent visit to New Delhi, the......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing Of Petition On Article 370 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir......
18:51, 2019-07-10

"Worse Than Emergency": Deve Gowda Blasts BJP Over Karnataka Crisis Janata Dal Secular chief Deve Gowda today dubbed the Karnataka political crisis as a situation that's "worse than Emergency", and attributed the resignation of 16 legislators of the ruling coalition......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Rahul Gandhi's Message To Team India After Massive Loss To New Zealand Cricket World Cup 2019: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today tweeted to "a billion hearts" after India's cricket team crashed out of the World Cup semi-final today....
18:51, 2019-07-10

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
18:51, 2019-07-10

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no means to verify his travels, if any, the government......
18:51, 2019-07-10

PM Modi Talks About Team India's "Fighting Spirit" After World Cup Exit As Indian cricket team crashed out of world cup after losing against New Zealand in a low-score thriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the "fighting spirit" of the team which put up a tough......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
18:51, 2019-07-10

'Plan Bee' Gets Elephants To Buzz Off Railways Indian Railways have come up with a novel way of getting elephants to buzz off from train tracks: speakers that play the sound of bees to scare the jumbos away....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Karnataka Crisis: BJP "Strangulating" Democracy, Says Congress The Congress in Maharashtra accused the BJP of attempting to destablise the democratically-elected government in Karnataka, where over a dozen legislators of the ruling combine have resigned....
15:34, 2019-07-10

On Maharashtra Dam Breach, Sharad Pawar Writes To Devendra Fadnavis NCP president Sharad Pawar has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, seeking speedy rehabilitation of those affected by the Tiware dam breach in Ratnagiri and providing basic......
15:17, 2019-07-10

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka lawmakers soon after they resigned on Saturday,......
15:17, 2019-07-10

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest department official said....
15:17, 2019-07-10

"Received Threats After Complaint Against Honey Singh": Women Panel Chief Punjab State Commission for Women chairperson Manisha Gulati today claimed she has been receiving threat calls and abusive messages on social media after she filed a complaint against rapper Honey......
15:17, 2019-07-10