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Bengal's missing election officer found, replaced (Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The nodal election officer who went missing at Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district and was found on Thursday morning has confessed he was under stress, an officer said. ... read..


Voters are optimistic about today's India and their life: CVoter-IANS tracker
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Most of the voters are upbeat about today's India as the latest CVOTER-IANS tracker shows, indicating optimism level in the country remains high with more than 60 per cent respondents claiming that the country is moving forward and so is their life. ... read..


Modi holds massive road show in Varanasi
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Cheered on by a massive crowd, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a mega road show in Varanasi, a day before he filed his nomination papers for a second term in the Lok Sabha. ... read..


CBI summons TDP leader Y.S. Chowdary in bank fraud case
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The CBI has issued summons to former Union Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Y.S. Chowdary for questioning in connection with a multi-crore bank fraud case, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


SAD seeks EC's intervention in minor's rape case
Chandigarh | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday urged the Election Commission (EC) to direct the Punjab Police to take prompt action against a school board member accused of raping a minor girl. ... read..


Telangana opposition seeks probe in Intermediate fiasco
Hyderabad | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Opposition parties in Telangana on Thursday urged Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to order a probe by a judge of the High Court into alleged irregularities in declaration of the Intermediate exam results. ... read..


22 crorepatis in fray in April 29 Bengal elections
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Out of 68 candidates across parties contesting from the eight West Bengal seats in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, 22 have assets worth over Rs 1 crore and 14 have declared criminal cases against them, said a study on Thursday. ... read..


Priyanka slams BJP, BSP-SP for Bundelkhand's neglect
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Keen to make a dent in the parched Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, which goes to the polls on April 29, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is targeting both the BSP-SP alliance and the BJP for the area's backwardness. ... read..


Four prison officials dismissed in Punjab
Chandigarh | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Punjab Jail Department on Thursday dismissed four officers of the Patiala Central Jail for violating the jail manual and patronising extortion, torture, inhuman treatment besides unnatural acts. ... read..


AAP says some priests in Goa are 'Congress agents' (Lead)
Panaji | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa on Thursday accused some Catholic priests of acting like agents of the Congress, appealing to the people to vote for the party. The Congress has rejected the allegation, saying the AAP was frustrated. ... read..


CJI sexual harrasment case: Justice Ramana recuses himself from SC probe committee
General News | April 26, 2019 1:41:46 AM IST
Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana, part of the three judges of the apex court's in-house committee appointed to examine the allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, on Thursday opted out following objections from the wom ... read..


Mayawati says Dimple is her daughter-in-law
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Thursday described Dimple Yadav as "a daughter-in-law of my own family". She blessed Dimple who touched her feet at a rally in Kannauj. ... read..


Gambhir slams Kejriwal over 'negative politics' (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said that he will work for making Delhi best place to live in and slammed state's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for doing "negative politics". ... read..


Will win 8 of the 10 LS seats polled in Bengal: BJP
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Thursday said his party will emerge victorious in seven to eight of the 10 Lok Sabha seats in which polling has been completed in the state, but where Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress may not be able to open it ... read..


Telepresence facility inaugurated in Delhi HC
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Madan B. Lokur on Thursday inaugurated a telepresence facility in the Delhi High Court. Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and other judges of the high court also attended the ceremony. ... read..


Will make Delhi safest city for women, promises AAP
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is contesting all the city's seven Lok Sabha seats, on Thursday promised steps to make Delhi the "safest city" in India for women and 33 per cent reservation of police posts for women. ... read..


Congress will solve farmers' loan woes, says Rahul
Ajmer | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said no farmer in the country will ever go to jail over non repayment of loan if his party is voted to power. ... read..


I-T dept conducts search, seizure against pharma wholesaler at 5 locations in Kashmir
General News | April 26, 2019 1:11:44 AM IST
The Income-Tax department on Thursday conducted search and seizure operations against a wholesale distributor of pharmaceuticals at five locations in the Kashmir Valley. ... read..


Will make Delhi best place to live in: Gambhir
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said that he will work for making Delhi best place to live in. ... read..


CPI demands 'strong action' against Shah for referring to IAF as Modi's air force
Politics | April 25, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
The Communist Party of India on Thursday wrote a letter to the Election Commission (EC) demanding "strong and exemplary action" against BJP president Amit Shah for allegedly referring to the Indian Air Force (IAF) as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's air for ... read..


Court reserves order on Michel's charge sheet leak plea
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
A court here on Thursday reserved order on the plea of British national and alleged AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal middleman Christian Michel's plea seeking a "free and fair" trial as the fresh supplementary charge sheet filed in the case was accessed ... read..


AgustaWestland charge sheet leak: CBI court reserves judgement on Michel's plea
General News | April 25, 2019 11:11:49 PM IST
A CBI court on Thursday reserved its order in the application filed by AgustaWestland 'middlemen' Christian Michel in connection with leakage of content in the charge sheet filed in the case. ... read..


PM Modi holds roadshow, performs Ganga aarti in Varanasi
Politics | April 25, 2019 11:11:48 PM IST
A day before filing nomination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a roadshow and performed Ganga aarti in his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi. ... read..


Mother of Hyderabad man stranded in Malaysia seeks Sushma Swaraj's help
General News | April 25, 2019 11:11:46 PM IST
The mother of a 22-year-old stranded in Malaysia has sought help from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to bring her son back to the country. ... read..


Kejriwal asks AAP workers to come to Delhi
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked party workers from across the country, barring Punjab and Haryana, to come to Delhi to campaign for the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Kirron Kher files nomination for Chandigarh (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
With Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled Haryana and Uttarakhand as well as actor husband Anupam Kher by her side, outgoing Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher filed her nomination papers for a second term on Thursday in the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


19 Telangana students commit suicide in one week
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Nineteen students have committed suicide in Telangana during last one week over the failure in the Intermediate examinations, according to media reports. ... read..


SC judge Ramana recuses from inquiry panel into CJI case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Supreme Court judge Justice N.V. Ramana has recused from a three-judge inquiry panel constituted to probe the allegations of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by a former staffer of the top court. ... read..


AAP legislator Manshahia joins Congress in Punjab
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Punjab, the Congress got a major boost in the Bathinda parliamentary constituency with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Nazar Singh Manshahia joining the party, here on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi: Fire breaks out in a chemical factory
General News | April 25, 2019 10:41:51 PM IST
A fire broke out in a chemical factory in the Jhilmil industrial area on Thursday reportedly due to a short circuit. ... read..


Insomniacs unable to get emotional distress off their minds: Study
Fitness | April 25, 2019 10:41:48 PM IST
Insomnia could primarily be caused by a failing neutralisation of emotional distress, recent findings suggest. ... read..


AAP manifesto promises to secure full statehood for Delhi (2nd Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is contesting all the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital, on Thursday promised, in its election manifesto, to secure full statehood for Delhi, suggesting that it would address all the problems afflicting the city. ... read..


Want to develop Maharashtra's future leadership: Sharad Pawar on LS ticket to grandson
Politics | April 25, 2019 10:11:50 PM IST
NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that his party has given Lok Sabha ticket to his grandson, Parth, so that it could develop leaders for tomorrow. ... read..


YS Chowdary summoned by CBI in connection with bank fraud case
General News | April 25, 2019 10:11:49 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP YS Chowdary has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning in a multi-crore bank fraud case, sources said on Thursday. ... read..


Central Administrative Tribunal stays suspension of IAS officer who checked PM's chopper
Politics | April 25, 2019 10:11:47 PM IST
The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Thursday stayed the suspension of Mohammed Mohsin, the Indian Administrative Slogan (IAS) officer who checked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chopper in Odisha's Sambalpur. ... read..


Delhi man held for stabbing mother, brother to death
General News | April 25, 2019 10:11:45 PM IST
Police have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing his mother and younger brother to death with a pair of scissors in Bindapur area of the national capital. ... read..


NIA arrests 2 accused in Jaish conspiracy case
General News | April 25, 2019 10:11:43 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested two accused in the Jaish conspiracy case where top leadership of Jaish-e-Mohammad (Jem) was allegedly recruiting persons for carrying out terror attacks in India. ... read..


Cyclonic storm to bring rain in TN on April 30, May 1
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 9:45:08 PM IST
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted rains on April 30 and May 1 in Tamil Nadu as the well marked low pressure area lying over East Equoatorial Indian Ocean and adjoing southeast Bay of Bengal will first intensify into a depres ... read..


AAP says some priests in Goa 'Congress agents'
Panaji | Thursday, 2019 9:45:08 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa on Thursday accused some of the state's Catholic priests of acting like agents of the Congress, appealing to the people to vote for the party. ... read..


Punjab MLA Sukhpal Khaira resigns
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 9:45:08 PM IST
Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Thursday resigned as the legislator from the Bholath Assembly seat in Punjab. ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Jhansi
Jhansi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:08 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday held a massive road show here in Uttar Pradesh ahead of addressing a public meeting. ... read..


BJP has embraced communal-chauvinist appeal: CPI-M
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:08 PM IST
The CPI-M has accused the BJP of abandoning the slogan of 'sabka saath sabka vikas' and embracing "an open Hindutva communal-militaristic-chauvinist appeal" by fielding Pragya Singh Thakur in the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Odisha to witness triangular battle in fourth phase
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 9:45:08 PM IST
Odisha is expected to witness a triangular battle between the ruling BJD, BJP and Congress in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls scheduled to be held on April 29. ... read..


Pirated streaming apps, devices steal user data, study reveals
Internet | April 25, 2019 9:41:47 PM IST
In the race to be among the first to watch the new episode of a popular online series, or simply to cut down on the cost of purchasing a legit streaming app or device, users are exposing themselves to malicious software, a new study has revealed. ... read..


Samsung invests USD 2.9 million in French cryptocurrency startup Ledger
Others | April 25, 2019 9:41:45 PM IST
Samsung has reportedly invested in a French startup called Ledger that manufactures physical and secure portfolios of cryptocurrencies. ... read..


Delay in CBI probing Pollachi sex abuse case: Dhinakaran
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) General Secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Thursday questioned the inordinate delay in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case. ... read..


Congress fields Ajay Rai in Varanasi (Second Lead)
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Thursday announced the candidature of former MLA Ajay Rai from Varanasi to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the prestigious constituency. ... read..


Ex-judge to probe conspiracy angle in CJI sexual harassment matter (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
In a major development, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a probe by a former judge of the apex court Justice A K Patnaik into allegations about conspiracy against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. ... read..


Useless to have password expiration policies, says Microsoft
Computers | April 25, 2019 9:11:56 PM IST
The annoying reminders by the IT team to change your system password are pointless, after all. Tech giant Microsoft has admitted that periodic password expiration rules are not required and make systems more vulnerable to hacking. ... read..


Google Duo group calling goes live in select regions
Internet | April 25, 2019 9:11:53 PM IST
Google Duo has been updated with a handful of new features such as data saving mode and group video calling ability in select regions, including Indonesia. ... read..


Kannauj: Dimple Yadav touches Mayawati's feet, seeks blessings
Politics | April 25, 2019 9:11:52 PM IST
In a show of mahagathbandhan unity, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and wife of Akhilesh Yadav, Dimple Yadav, touched Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati's feet and sought blessings before addressing a public gathering at a rally here. ... read..


Don't exceed screen time beyond 1 hour for children under 5: WHO
Others | April 25, 2019 9:11:49 PM IST
Technology has made parenting a tad easier. If the kid is becoming restless, hand over whatever gadget is nearby and a few hours will pass by like a breeze. However, the World Health Organisation says it is crucial that children sit less and play more for ... read..


Researchers build new system that decodes brain signals into speech
Others | April 25, 2019 9:11:47 PM IST
Researchers have built a new system that is capable of decoding brain signals into speech, a new breakthrough that could provide a ray of hope to patients dealing with disorders. ... read..


Chhattisgarh: 4 Naxals surrender in Sukma
General News | April 25, 2019 9:11:45 PM IST
Four dreaded Naxals, including three with Rs 1 lakh bounty on their heads, surrendered in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, the police said on Thursday. ... read..


New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday released the party's Delhi manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, with a promise to secure "full statehood" for the national capital. ... read..


Ex-judge to probe conspiracy angle in CJI sexual harassment matter
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a probe by former judge of the apex court Justice A.K. Patnaik into allegations about conspiracy against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. ... read..


For Dimple, it is not very simple in Kannauj
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Kannauj, the perfume capital of the country, does not smell good right now. Traditionally, a Samajwadi bastion, the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat which has Dimple Yadav as its sitting MP, seems undecided about its choice in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Won't campaign for AAP candidates, says Alka Lamba
Politics | April 25, 2019 8:41:51 PM IST
"Pained" by the "ignorance" of the party leadership, disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba on Thursday announced that she will not campaign for the party candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Intermediate results row: All-party delegation seeks Telangana Governor's intervention
General News | April 25, 2019 8:41:49 PM IST
An all-party delegation including Congress, TDP, TJS and CPI leaders, met the Governor of Telangana ESL Narasimhan on Thursday seeking his intervention into the issue of "errors" in intermediate results. ... read..


ED files supplementary charge sheet against Om Prakash Chautala in DA case
General News | April 25, 2019 8:41:46 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a supplementary charge sheet before a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court against former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, pertaining to his recently attached properties in connection with a dis ... read..


Indian Army signs MoU with NHPC for construction of tunnels on China, Pakistan borders
General News | April 25, 2019 8:41:45 PM IST
Indian Army signed an MoU with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC) on Thursday to construct tunnels on borders with China and Pakistan for storage of ammunition and other war-related equipment. ... read..


Fewer police cases registered during LS polls in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
State Police chief Loknath Behera on Thursday said that fewer police cases have been registered during the ongoing 2019 Lok Sabha polls, as compared to the 2016 assembly elections. ... read..


Anupam to be with Kirron Kher when she files nomination (Lead)
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be with actor-turned-politician and Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher when she files her nomination papers for the Chandigarh seat. ... read..


Greens decry patchy recognition of air pollution, asks MPs to be pro-active
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
In the midst of elections, environmentalists have flagged concerns over "patchy recognition of the problem of unhealthy air" by MPs over the past five years, particularly those representing the cities and towns that figure in WHOs list of most polluted ci ... read..


Congress fields Ajay Rai in Varanasi (Lead)
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Thursday announced the candidature of former MLA Ajay Raj from Varanasi to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the prestigious constituency. ... read..


Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath
Dehradun | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
For centuries, pilgrims trekked hundreds of miles to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines nestled in the Garhwal range of Himalayas in Uttarakhand. ... read..


Teens prefer harm reduction messaging over zero-tolerance on substance use
Parenting | April 25, 2019 8:11:47 PM IST
Discussing substance use with teens is an uphill task for parents. Most of the time they don't know what and how to talk about to their children when it comes to substance use. However, recent research has shown ways to deal with the problem. ... read..


Ground situation needs to change to withdraw AFSPA: Nirmala Sitharaman
Politics | April 25, 2019 8:11:46 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the operation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) can be withdrawn only when there is a change in the ground situation in areas where the law is in force. ... read..


Doctors turning to antibiotics alternatives to heal acne
Beauty | April 25, 2019 8:11:44 PM IST
As people become more aware of the overuse of antibiotics, doctors are turning to antibiotics alternatives to heal acne, a study has revealed. ... read..


Rahul to blame if Modi-Shah return to power: Kejriwal
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be responsible if Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes back to power in the Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


Kashmir Valley NEET aspirants alloted four more centres
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
To accommodate all the 9,250 aspirants from the Kashmir Valley for this year's National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exams, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has allotted four additional centres in the region, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


Support Chowkidar to end terrorism: Modi
Darbhanga (Bihar) | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Urging the people to support the "Chowkidar" in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said people's one vote can end terrorism in the country. ... read..


EC to convene meeting on Friday over assembly polls in J-K
Politics | April 25, 2019 7:41:52 PM IST
Election Commission of India (ECI) officials will meet on Friday to discuss assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


PM Modi holds roadshow in Varanasi; to file nomination tomorrow
Politics | April 25, 2019 7:41:49 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a roadshow in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, ahead of filing his nomination on Friday. ... read..


BJP remembers Odisha during elections, not when natural calamities occur: Naveen Patnaik
Politics | April 25, 2019 7:41:47 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday claimed that BJP leaders remember Odisha in the run-up to elections, but none of them visit the state when natural calamities occur. ... read..


College-going boys who frequent parties more sexually aggressive, claims study
Quirky | April 25, 2019 7:41:46 PM IST
College-going boys who frequent parties are likely to be more sexually aggressive, a new study has claimed. ... read..


Missing election officer in Bengal found safe
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The nodal election officer who went missing at Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district was found on Thursday, a senior police officer said. ... read..


AAP releases Delhi manifesto
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday released the party's Delhi manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, with a promise to secure "full statehood" for the national capital. ... read..


No Priyanka in Varanasi, Congress fields Ajay Rai
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Thursday cleared the candidature of Ajay Rai in the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, scotching speculation that General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi may be fielded there to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


Sexist remarks against TMC candidate: SC asks EC to act
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Election Commission to take appropriate action against opposition party workers for making sexist remarks against Trinamool candidate Mahua Moitra during an election campaign in West Bengal. ... read..


2019 election is to save democracy, Constitution: Kejriwal
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday described the 2019 general elections as a battle to save democracy, Constitution and the long tradition of unity which he said was under threat. ... read..


Researchers discover AI-powered solution to assess impact of chemotherapy
Others | April 25, 2019 7:11:50 PM IST
A recent study claims to have discovered a more personalised "smart" diagnostic-imaging machine using AI technology which will help identify whether or not a patient will respond well to chemotherapy. ... read..


Cong expels former Delhi MLA Bishan Sharma for anti-party activities
Politics | April 25, 2019 6:42:00 PM IST
The Congress on Thursday announced the expulsion of former Delhi legislator Bishan Sharma for his involvement in anti-party activities for six years. ... read..


SP, BSP busy distributing my caste certificate: PM Modi in Banda
Politics | April 25, 2019 6:41:59 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), accusing the two parties of indulging in casteist politics. ... read..


1993 Mumbai blast convict Abdul Gani Turk passes away
General News | April 25, 2019 6:41:55 PM IST
1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Abdul Gani Turk passed away on Thursday in Nagpur's GMC Hospital. ... read..


Ex-Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag named Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles
General News | April 25, 2019 6:41:52 PM IST
Former Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Seychelles, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. ... read..


Rich and powerful want to control court: SC on CJI matter
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday said some rich and powerful people want to control its functioning, as it heard for the third time the matter related to allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. ... read..


Top NDA leaders to attend Modi nomination on Friday
Varanasi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Top NDA leaders from across the country are expected to be in attendance when Prime Minister Narendra Modi files his nomination papers for the Varanasi parliamentary constituency on Friday, a party leader said on Thursday. ... read..


Indian Coast Guard DG meets Ambassador to Vietnam on 4-day visit
General News | April 25, 2019 6:11:50 PM IST
Director General of the Indian Coast Guard Rajendra Singh met Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Kumar Verma here on Thursday. ... read..


Lily Collins wears platinum jewellery to premiere of 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile'
Fashion | April 25, 2019 6:11:45 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] April 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Lily Collins wore platinum jewellery from Cartier to the premiere of "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" in London on April 24. ... read..


People have named BJP as Bhagti Janata Party: Akhilesh
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that people have coined a new name for the BJP as the 'Bhagti Janata Party' as Prime Minister Narendra Modi refuses to hold a press conference. ... read..


IT raids ex-J&K Minister's properties in Srinagar
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Income Tax (IT) officials on Thursday carried out raids in Srinagar city at the properties of former Jammu and Kashmir Minister Imran Raza Ansari, sources here said. ... read..


SC appoints Justice (retd) A K Patnaik to probe advocate's claims of conspiracy to frame CJI Gogoi
General News | April 25, 2019 5:41:50 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed retired apex court judge AK Patnaik to probe an advocate's claim that there was a "conspiracy" to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case. ... read..


SC asks EC to pull up BJP leader over 'sexist remark' on TMC's Mahua Moitra
General News | April 25, 2019 5:41:45 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Election Commission of India (ECI) to pass appropriate directions over a plea filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mahua Moitra on a "sexist remark" made against her during an election campaign. ... read..


Will deposit money from NYAY scheme in bank accounts opened by Modi: Rahul Gandhi
Politics | April 25, 2019 5:41:44 PM IST
Taking a jibe at the Centre's Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) scheme on financial inclusion, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he would complete the task of depositing money in the bank accounts which were opened by Prime Minister Na ... read..


Jairam Ramesh skips court in Doval defamation case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
A Delhi court on Thursday asked Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to appear before it on May 9 after he skipped the hearing on Thursday in connection with a defamation case filed by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's son Vivek Doval. ... read..


'BJP insulting 130cr voters by questioning opposition's PM choice'
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed the BJP for repeatedly raising questions on the opposition's choice of Prime Ministerial candidate and said the saffron party is insulting 130 crore people of the country. ... read..


Putin, Kim Jong-un hold first ever summit (Lead)
Vladivostok | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held their first ever summit here on Thursday, with the two nations expressing hope that the historic meeting will revive the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. ... read..


Trinamool war room and its strategy to counter BJP
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
From using a "jumla meter that nails the BJPs "lies" to highlighting the achievements of the eight-year-old Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress has built a "pro-active campaign" for the Lok Sabha polls with the help of socia ... read..


Couple entry for Badals in Punjab amid "match-fixing" allegations (Poll Trivia)
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal's first couple -- party President Sukhbir Singh Badal and his Union Minister wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal, are making a couple entry in the Lok Sabha elections in Punjab this time. ... read..


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