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CEC meets Kovind, submits names of elected parliamentarians

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora accompanied by other officials met President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday and submitted a copy of the notification which contains the n...

Mamata offers to quit as CM, party doesn't endorse

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Two days after her party suffered serious setbacks in the Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to step down from the post. Ban...

Police file charge sheet in Bandipora minor rape case

Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed the charge sheet against the youth accused of raping a minor girl in Bandipora district earlier this month. "The charge sheet...

Modi elected leader of BJP and NDA parliamentary party

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Narendra Modi was on Saturday elected the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parliamentary party at a function in Parliament's ...

Vijayan rules out quiting as Kerala CM after poll rout

Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday, broke his silence and told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front's (LDF) Lok Sab...

Surat toll 23, state orders all coaching centres shut

Surat, May 25 (IANS) Shaken out of stupor by the devastating fire in a coaching centre in a four-storey building here that claimed 23 lives, all of Gujarat's eight municipal corporations and scores o...

BJP vote share up 18.4% in Karnataka LS seats

Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) An upbeat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increased its vote share by 18.4 per cent in Karnataka's 28 Lok Sabha constituencies where polling was held in two phases on April 18 a...

Jagan meets Andhra Governor, stakes claim to form government

Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday met Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and formally staked claim to form the government. Hours after he...

79 schools score less than 10% result in Gujarat 12th boards

Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) A whopping 79 schools posted less than 10 per cent result in the 12th standard general stream examinations this year, even as English medium students performed better than th...

After thumping LS poll win, BJP sets eyes on Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) After bagging all the 7 Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the BJP has set its eyes on the Assembly elections slated early next year, with the party on Saturday exuding confidence of ...

No new Sikkim MLAs have criminal background: ADR

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) None of the winners of the just concluded Sikkim Assembly elections have any serious criminal cases against them, as per their sworn affidavits. "It's the first time since...

After LS jolt, Trinamool in shock, fear of mass exodus looms large

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Two days after suffering major setbacks in the Lok Sabha polls, despondency of the West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress is palpable. The Mamata Banerjee-ruled party's worker...

Modi to stake claim after NDA MPs meet

New Delhi, May 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to stake claim with President Ram Nath Kovind formally on Saturday evening to form new government after his election as the Leader of the ...

This Gujarat Woman's Cow Dung-Coated Car Is An Internet Sensation

AHMEDABAD: Coating our sedans with cow-dung for braving the scorching summer heat might not be a feasible proposition for most of us, but a home-maker in Ahmedabad has done it, as she claims it keeps...

President dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

New Delhi, May 25: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect. The President has accepted the advice of the Cabinet on May 24 and signed the order dis...

BJP MP says he will send Jinnah portrait to Pakistan

Aligarh, May 25: Two days after being re-elected as BJP MP, Satish Gautam said that his first priority will be to send the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to Pakist...

Modi to meet mother on Sunday, visit Varanasi on Monday

New Delhi, May 25: After the landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his mother in Gujarat tomorrow to seek her blessings for the second term. In a t...

CWC meet begins, all eyes on Rahul

New Delhi, May 25: A couple of days after the humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress Working Committee (CWC), the highest decision making body of the party, on Saturday started its meet...

Five killed in road accident in Meerut

Meerut, May 25: Five members of a family including two children were drowned when a SUV fell in the Ganga canal near Jatpura village on Saturday. According to police, a family of 10 from Gurugram...

Surat fire toll rises to 23, two students on ventilator

Surat, May 25: The death toll in the Friday's devastating blaze in Surat rose to 23 by Saturday, even as seven students battled for survival in hospitals, officials said. Two of the injured stude...

Modi, Rahul express condolences for Surat fire tragedy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi condoled the fire tragedy in Gujarat's Surat which killed at least 15 students and left several others injured. The fir...

ED moves HC seeking to cancel Robert Vadra's bail

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has moved the Delhi High Court seeking to cancel the bail plea of Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in a money ...

Sabarimala row, Vijayan's style blamed for Left rout

Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Kerala's ruling CPI-M on Friday gave enough indications that the Sabarimala issue and even Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's leadership were to blame for the party's...

How TikTok made Modi popular among young voters

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Nearly 1.5 crore young "digital natives", most of whom cast their votes for the first time, chose to vote for Narendra Modi as India's next prime minister and Chinese short v...

Uttar Pradesh to face by-elections in 11 Assembly seats

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) A total of 11 MLAs have been elected to the Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh this time and by-elections will be held in their constituencies. The BJP had fielded four Uttar Prad...

Bengal MPs to heighten glam factor in Lok Sabha

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Bengal is set to raise the glam quotient in the upcoming Lok Sabha with a number of celebrity candidates sailing through the bitterly fought elections in the eastern state. ...

Akhilesh sacks party panelists

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) In an unexpected development, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has sacked its panel of leaders who act as its spokespersons on television channels. In a statement is...

Bengal sends 6 Muslims to Lok Sabha, 2 less from 2014

Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) West Bengal is sending six Muslims to the 17th Lok Sabha -- two less than the last general election. The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress with five Muslim MPs has the ...

Several film celebs win in LS battle, some lose

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In the political 'dangal' of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, a slew of film celebrities including Hema Malini, Sunny Deol, Kirron Kher, Manoj Tiwari, Anubhav Mohanty, Mimi Chak...

Fire at SAIL's Bhilai plant; no casualty

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Coke Ovens and Coal Chemicals (CO&CC) Department in SAIL's Bhilai steel plant in Chhattisgarh on Friday morning, the company said, adding no injury or...

Left has suffered severe defeat: CPI-M

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The CPI-M and the Left have suffered "a severe defeat" in the Lok Sabha elections, the CPI-M has said, adding that the BJP-led NDA's sweeping victory "signal a consolidation ...

Modi's mega swearing-in ceremony likely on May 30

New Delhi, May 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be sworn-in for the second term on May 30 and some world leaders could be invited for it, making it an event bigger than the 2014 when heads of gov...

A day after poll rout, resignations fly in Congress

New Delhi, May 24: A day after Congress suffered a humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, party's Uttar Pradesh chief Raj Babbar, Karnataka's H.K. Patil, Odisha's Niranjan Patnaik and Amethi dist...

Amethi Congress President quits

Lucknow, May 24: Yogendra Misra, the district President of the Congress in Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, has sent his resignation to party President Rahul Gandhi, owning moral responsibility for Gandhi's...

NC will form next Govt in J&K: Farooq

Jammu, May 24: National Conference president and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday asserted that his party will form next government in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. "We are hopefu...

Modi cannot remove Art 370, 35A from J&K: Farooq

Jammu, May 24: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become after winning with the majority, but he cannot remo...

Resounding Modi wave as BJP secures 303

New Delhi, May 24: The BJP's resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections that saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi make headlines across national and international dailies and also paint a vast swath o...

In continuing Modi surge, BJP claims Middle India

New Delhi, May 24: The Bharatiya Janata Party has effected a redrawing of its support base that now spreads beyond the Hindi heartland to include at least 10 states that form its core. The result...

Four new Supreme Court judges sworn in

New Delhi, May 24: Four new judges of the Supreme Court were on Friday administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. With the swearing in of Justices B.R. Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniru...

Modi promises an inclusive India as BJP storms back to power | BJP+ 350 CONG+ 85 Others 107

JAMMU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for his second term in country’s top post as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)—riding on his popularity and the nationalism wave—has once again storm...

PM Modi meets Advani

New Delhi, May 24: A day after sweeping the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Adavni at the latter's residence here. Modi wa...

Smriti Irani thanks voters for Amethi win

New Delhi, May 24: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Smriti Irani, who toppled Congress President Rahul Gandhi from his pocket borough of Amethi, thanked the voters on Friday for trusting her. "With a...

NDA set to score 97.5 per cent in Bihar

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is all set to score 97.5 per cent in Bihar, if the current leads hold. The BJP is set to win all the 17 seats it contested in the st...

Supriya Sule-Pawar wins Baramati, NCP leading in 3 more seats

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Supriya Sule-Pawar of Nationalist Congress Party was declared elected from Baramati Lok Sabha seat on Thursday, in her third consecutive victory from the family stronghold. S...

Goa CM congratulates PM, Shah for 'spectacular' win

Panaji, May 23 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP President Amit Shah for pulling off a "spectacular" win in the 2019 general e...

Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on May 30: YSRCP leader

Amaravati, May 23 (IANS) Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30 in the temple town of Tirupati, a YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader said on Thursd...

Modi wave sweeping Rajasthan

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Modi wave seems to be sweeping Rajasthan with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leading in 24 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state as counting of votes progressed on Thu...

Congress office wears deserted look

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress headquarters in the capital wore a deserted look on Thursday with counting trends showing only a marginal improvement in the partys tally from the previous Lok S...

AAP welcomes public mandate; congratulates BJP for victory

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As the trends showed BJP leading across the country as well as in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday congratulated the saffron party for its victory and said it hop...

Shripad Naik leads in North Goa by 11,587 votes

Panaji, May 23 (IANS) Union Minister of State for AYUSH and sitting BJP MP Shripad Yesso Naik is leading over his nearest rival and state Congress President Girish Chodankar by 11,587 votes from Nort...

Deve Gowda, Kharge trail in Karnataka

Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) candidate H.D. Deve Gowda and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge were on Thursday trailing behind their BJP rivals in the ...

Mehbooba, Shah Faesal congratulate PM Modi on landslide win

Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti and former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Thursday congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the landslide win in...

Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on May 30: YSRCP leader

Amaravati, May 23: Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30 in the temple town of Tirupati, a YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader said on Thursday. ...

'Main Bhi Chowkidar' emerged big winner on social media

New Delhi, May 23: As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appeared set to retain power, the party emerged as a clear winner on social networks and traditi...

Modi wave sweeping Rajasthan

New Delhi, May 23: Modi wave seems to be sweeping Rajasthan with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leading in 24 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state as counting of votes progressed on Thursday....

Five of family killed in road accident in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 22: At least five members of a family were killed and two others seriously injured when a car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck in Odisha's Kalahandi distr...

After seven phase polling, the stage is set for counting of votes on Thursday

New Delhi, May 22: After a lengthy seven-phase Lok Sabha poll that lasted for more than a month, all eyes are now riveted on the counting of votes that will be taken up on Thursday morning. Elec...

‘2>1’: ECI rejects Lavasa's demand to record dissent

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission Tuesday rejected with a majority vote election commissioner Ashok Lavasa's demand that dissent notes should be recorded in its orders on model code violations, days after the simmering tension within the poll body over the issue came out in the open. The 'full commission' of the panel, comprising Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and two other members -...

Arunachal MLA, 10 others killed by Naga militants

ITANAGAR: In a brutal attack, suspected NSCN militants on Tuesday gunned down sitting MLA and NPP assembly poll candidate Tirong Aboh and ten others, including his son and two security personnel, in ...

Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award

Bengaluru, May 22: Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women'...

India's PSLV rocket lifts off with radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), May 22: India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket carrying radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2B lifted off from the first launch pad of the rock...

Tripura, Mizoram poll results to be delayed for VVPAT slips: officials

Agartala/Aizawl, May 21 (IANS) Declartion of results for Lok Sabha polls on Thursday in Tripura and Mizoram would be delayed by three to four hours as counting of ballots would be completed only afte...

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in militant ambush

Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) At least 11 persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an ambush by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday...

EC meeting Wednesday on opposition's concern on EVMs: Congress

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns o...

Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat carrying heroin worth Rs 6 bn

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) In a major operation, the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday chased and seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore, to be delivered t...

2019 LS polls saw dip in number of candidates

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The just-held Lok Sabha elections saw a dip in the number of contestants as 8,040 people entered the poll fray, 211 less compared to 2014. The maximum number of people to ...

Millions of Instagram users' data leaked, company probing

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) After Facebook that is battling several data breaches, its photo-sharing service Instagram saw itself in trouble after personal data of millions of celebrities and influencer...

More arrests likely in Uttarakhand scholarship scam

Dehradun, May 21 (IANS) After the arrest of 12 people in the Rs 100 crore SC/ST scholarships scam that rattled the Haridwar district, the Uttarakhand Police on Tuesday said some more arrests were lik...

Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders

Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator Roashan Baig for allegedly criticising the party's state unit leaders ahead of the ...

Saffron noose tightening around Kamal Nath, probe into land deals worth in crores

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath seems to be in for big trouble. After IT raids on his aides last month, the BJP in Uttar Pradesh is initiating a probe against renown...

Technical snag hits Metro's Yellow Line, normal services resume

Gurugram, May 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters faced immense inconvenience during the morning rush hours on Tuesday and many had to be evacuated from stuck trains as the Delhi Metro services on the Y...

Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern on EVM tampering reports

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed concern over reports of alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said the onus of ensuring institutio...

After campaigning, Yogi returns to official work

Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) After two months of hectic campaigning, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is returning to his official work. The Chief Minister, who will return to Lucknow on Tue...

All exit polls wrong, far from truth: Sharad Yadav

Patna, May 21 (IANS) Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said all exit polls are wrong and far from the truth and that the reality will be out on Thursday. "All exit polls ar...

UP can be heading for mini-poll soon

Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh could well be heading towards a mini election in the coming months if the results go the BJP way. A total of 13 legislators are seeking an entry into the Lok Sabh...

Twitter records 5.6 lakh tweets on exit polls in 24 hours

New Delhi, May 21: As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the Centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said on Tuesd...

SC junks PIL seeking 100% verification of VVPAT slips

New Delhi, May 21: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a PIL which sought 100 per cent verification of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with the Electronic Voting Machines (...

Over 22K security personnel on duty in Kerala for counting day

Thiruvananthapuram, May 21: Over 22,000 security personnel will be on duty in Kerala on vote counting day on Thursday as Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena is preparing for a smooth condu...

Modi, Shah to hold dinner meet with NDA leaders

New Delhi, May 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will hold a dinner meeting on Tuesday with leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). T...

Ansari, Gandhi family remember Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

New Delhi, May 21: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former vice President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his...

PM pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

New Delhi, May 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary. 'Tributes to former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his death...

Oppn doubts exit poll projections; Results will be in consonance: BJP

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties Monday doubted the exit poll projections that the BJP-led NDA will retain power at the Centre, calling it "speculation" and "fraud" and contrary to ground reality but th...

UNSC members welcome listing Azhar as international terrorist

United Nations, May 21: The listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist by a UN sanctions committee after China dropped its longstanding opposition has been we...

Exit polls make mixed predictions for Andhra Assembly polls

Amaravati, May 21 :While a majority of the exit polls predicted victory for BJP-led NDA at the Centre, they were divided on the likely outcome in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections which were held...

Bengal records 78% polling in last phase

Kolkata, May 21: The Election Commission on Monday said that an average of about 78.73 per cent votes was cast in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal across nine parliam...

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar over separatist march

Srinagar, May 21 : Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs ...

Former Kolkata police chief moves SC for protection from arrest

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Monday moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha scam chit fund case. W...

Congress, JD-S call for end to verbal sparring in Karnataka

Bengaluru, May 20 (IANS) Ahead of the results for Karnataka's 28 Lok Sabha seats on Thursday, the warring Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ruling allies in the state on Monday called for a 'cea...

Naidu 'cent per cent' sure of TDP retaining power in Andhra

Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) Unfazed by the exit polls which predicted that the YSR Congress Party will storm to power in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he was "cent p...

Economist Piketty to study Kerala model of growth

Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state's model of growt...

Powerful liquor lobby influencing CM Adityanath, alleges sacked UP Minister

Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath succumbed to the powerful liq...

Blackbuck case: Fresh notices to Tabu, Sonali, Saif, Neelam

Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Monday served fresh notices to Bollywood stars Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Dushyant Kumar, a local resident, in the 1998 b...

NDA will win all 14 seats in Jharkhand: CM

Ranchi, May 20 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday asserted that the NDA would win all the 14 seats in the state even though the exit polls predicted six to eight seats for the all...

MNM lodges complaint against Tamil Nadu Minister

Chennai, May 20 (IANS) The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Monday lodged a police complaint against Tamil Nadu Minister for Milk and Rural Development Rajenthra Bhalaji for criminal intimidation and def...

Nitin Gadkari launches new poster of 'PM Narendra Modi'

Nagpur, May 20: Just a day after the Lok Sabha exit polls predicted victory for the ruling NDA, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday unveiled a new poster of the forthcoming Bollywood biop...

Redmi Note 7S with 48MP primary camera now in India

New Delhi, May 20: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday refreshed its Redmi Note 7 lineup with the 48MP camera-powered Redmi Note 7S for a starting price of Rs 10,999. The 6.3-inch device wi...

Shah to meet NDA leaders, host dinner on May 21

New Delhi, May 20: Buoyed by the exit poll predictions, BJP President Amit Shah has convened a meeting of the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on May 21, ahead of the counting of vo...

Maoist attack in Jharkhand: 3 cops injured

Ranchi, May 20: Three policemen were injured in a Maoist attack in Seraikela district of Jharkhand on Monday, police said. Members of the banned Left-wing extremist group detonated landmines and t...

Akbar cross examined in defamation case against Ramani

New Delhi, May 20: The cross examination of former Union Minister M.J. Akbar continued on Monday in connection with a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani. The hearing whic...

2 arrested for livestreaming voting on Facebook Live

Mohali, May 20: You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police here have arrested two local leaders for uploading videos of casting th...

Centre moves Supreme Court on retrospective effect of Black Money law

New Delhi, May 20: The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court on the applicability of the Black Money law after the Delhi High Court had stayed proceedings against advocate Gautam Khaitan over ques...

Delays in acquiring land posed problems for Delhi Metro phase-III project

New Delhi, May 20: Delays in acquiring land, getting No-Objection Certificates besides other unanticipated hurdles plagued the third phase of Delhi Metro project, leading to time overrun in expansio...