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Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
Even a fortnight after the air strike by Indian Air Force fighter jets on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to dominate the popularity charts despite a dip in his rating from the peak witnessed during the first wee ... read..


Goa CM Manohar Parrikar loses long battle to cancer
Panaji | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63. ... read..


Options are open: Goa Forward leader Vijai Sardesai
Politics | March 18, 2019 3:11:45 AM IST
Goa Forward Party chief and state minister Vijai Sardesai late on Sunday said his party had not supported the Bharatiya Janata Party but Manohar Parrikar, who was heading the coalition government comprising the BJP, Goa Forward Party, MGP and independents ... read..


Didn't get any offer from BJP to become Goa CM: Digambar Kamat
Politics | March 18, 2019 3:11:43 AM IST
Congress MLA Digambar Kamat on Sunday said that he didn't get any offer from the Bharatiya Janata Party to become Chief Minister of Goa. ... read..


AIADMK alliance partner PMK announces first five candidates for LS poll
Politics | March 18, 2019 3:11:40 AM IST
PMK (Pattali Makkal Katchi), an alliance partner of AIADMK on Sunday released its first list of five candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


New Goa government by Monday morning: BJP MLA
Panaji | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 AM IST
A new BJP-led coalition government in Goa will be in place by Monday morning, party legislator Michael Lobo said. ... read..


Congress to go solo in West Bengal after talks stalemate on Lok Sabha seat sharing with Left
Politics | March 18, 2019 2:41:38 AM IST
West Bengal Congress on Sunday ended all possibilities of an alliance with the Left Front in West Bengal and announced it will contest all 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state on its own. ... read..


Decision after talks with Gadkari: BJP's Goa allies
Panaji | Monday, 2019 2:15:04 AM IST
All decisions about a fresh bid for power will be taken after a discussion with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari who is expected to arrive in Goa soon, leaders from regional political party who were part of the BJP-led alliance government said. ... read..


#MainBhiChowkidaar gains momentum, PM urges people to continue working for India
Politics | March 18, 2019 2:11:44 AM IST
Hours after BJP's #MainBhiChowkidar campaign gained momentum with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other party leaders, including president Amit Shah, prefixing the word 'chowkidar' to their names in their Twitter profile, the PM thanked and urged people ... read..


Pune: 2 women detained at airport, gold worth over Rs 30 Lakh seized
General News | March 18, 2019 2:11:39 AM IST
Customs officials at Pune International airport on Sunday intercepted two women passengers and seized gold worth over Rs 30 lakh from them. ... read..


Congress writes to Governor, formally stakes claim to form government in Goa
Politics | March 18, 2019 2:11:38 AM IST
Congress late on Sunday evening formally staked claim to form the government in Goa, hours after state chief minister Manohar Parrikar passed away. ... read..


KCR calls for 'Congress, BJP mukt Bharat'
Karimnagar (Telangana) | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday launched the party's election campaign with a call for 'Congress and BJP mukt Bharat'. ... read..


Chinese man held for flying drone over Victoria Memorial
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
A Chinese national has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly flying a camera-fitted drone over the Victoria Memorial and clicking aerial photographs of the iconic monument, the Kolkata Police said on Sunday. ... read..


Parrikar consulted Church in major decisions: Archbishop
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away on Sunday, often sought out influential Catholic Church leaders for opinions before taking "far reaching decisions" for the benefit of Goa, Archbisop Filipe Neri Ferrao said. ... read..


Omar NC's face for CM post: Farooq Abdullah
Jammu | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference President Farooq Abdullah said on Sunday Omar Abdullah, his son, will be the party's chief ministerial candidate at the Assembly elections. ... read..


Goa CM Parrikar loses long battle to cancer (2nd Lead)
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63. ... read..


Manohar Parrikar condoled across party lines
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Condolences poured in from across party lines for Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away at his private residence in Panaji on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63. ... read..


Freezing sea water to fight global warming proposed
Agra | Sunday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
To prevent the impending doom that awaits Earth through global warming, three young geo-engineering enthusiasts have offered a simple and cost-effective solution -- freeze sea water to rebuild polar ice caps. ... read..


Parrikar's last rites in Panaji on Monday evening (Lead)
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday following a protracted battle will cancer, will be cremated here on Monday evening, an official statement said. ... read..


Touchscreens to provide voting information in Haryana
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
All voting-related information would be easily available for voters in all districts in Haryana through touchscreens, the state's Chief Electoral Officer Rajeev Ranjan said on Sunday. ... read..


Karnataka CM condoles Manohar Parrikar's death
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday condoled the death of his Goan counterpart, Manohar Parrikar, who passed away in Panaji following over a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. ... read..


Youth strangulated to death over Rs 500 in Gurugram
Gurugram | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
A youth in his mid-20s was allegedly strangulated to death by four of his friends over Rs 500, the police said here on Sunday. ... read..


Are you with India, Sitharaman asks Mamata
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
In an all-out attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for seeking proof of Indian air strikes in Pakistan's Balakot, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday asked the Trinamool supremo and her party whether they stood with India or "wer ... read..


Will vote for BJP if Rajnath candidate: Lucknow Shias
Lucknow | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Amid rising incidents of violence in the name of cow protection, Shia Muslims in Lucknow say while the incidents outrage them, they might still consider voting for the BJP if it again fields Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh from the city seat in 2019 ele ... read..


Four held for Rs 17 lakh robbery at Gurugram firm
Gurugram | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Gurugram Police have arrested four members of a gang for the Rs 17 lakh robbery on March 13, the police said here on Sunday. ... read..


Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite a slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Even a fortnight after the air strike by Indian Air Force fighter jets on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to dominate the popularity charts despite a dip in his rating from the peak witnessed during the first wee ... read..


Parrikar's last rites to be held on Monday evening
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday following a protracted battle will cancer, will be cremated here on Monday evening, an official statement said. ... read..


Congress to stake claim to form government in Goa
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
With the BJP strength in the Goa Assembly down to 12 MLAs after the death of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, the Congress is likely to stake claim to form the government in the coastal state, a senior party leader said. ... read..


National mourning declared for Parrikar
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Centre has announced national mourning on Monday following the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and declared that the national flag will fly half mast across the country. ... read..


Parrikar an epitome of integrity: Kovind
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind paid tributes to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away on Sunday evening, terming him an "epitome of integrity". ... read..


Fight for Tehri: Ex-PCC chief Upadhyaya peeved
Dehradun | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Former Uttarakhand Congress President Kishore Upadhyaya on Sunday said he was feeling "insulted" at not being allowed to speak at Rahul Gandhi's election rally, here on Saturday. ... read..


Answer sheet scrutiny: Be magnanimous, HC tells DU
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
"Show some magnanimity" was the message of the Delhi High Court to the Delhi University, which is fighting a legal battle for -- what, in earnest, can be counted as its cash cow -- reserving its right to charge a fee to provide for re-evaluation and reche ... read..


Heavy firing on LoC in Rajouri district
Jammu | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Heavy firing was reported between Indian and Pakistani soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Sunday. ... read..


Arms supplier held in Gurugram
Gurugram | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The crime branch of Gurugram police has arrested a person for allegedly supplying arms and ammunition to two criminals involved in loot of a sedan from Gurugram's upscale sector 92, a police official said on Sunday. ... read..


JU Potterheads to host Harry Potter-themed event
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
One can re-live the dream of getting a letter from Hogwarts as Potterheads of Jadavpur University have come together to create magic by hosting a Harry Potter-themed event at the campus next week. ... read..


Mamata condoles Parrikar's death
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of her Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar who passed away at his private residence. ... read..


Rahul takes aim at 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching the campaign "Main Bhi Chowkidar" (I am a watchman too) and changing the title of his Twitter account to "Chowkidar Narendra Modi". ... read..


AAP fields Balbir Singh Jakhar from West Delhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced Balbir Singh Jakhar as its candidate for the West Delhi parliamentary seat. ... read..


Two held for trying to rob cab driver in Gurugram
Gurugram | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The crime branch of Gurugram police has arrested two on the charge of attempting to rob a cab driver, the police said. ... read..


Explosives-laden truck seized in Bengal (Lead)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have seized an explosive-laden truck and arrested its owner from the Bankura district, a senior officer said on Sunday. ... read..


TDP assembly candidate moves to YSRCP, gets LS ticket
Amaravati | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Barely two days after he was named as the candidate from an Assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, a leader of the state's ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) crossed over to the opposition YSR Congress Party, which made him the candidate for a Lok Sabha se ... read..


Fake IPS officer held for duping woman in Delhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
An alleged conman was arrested for duping a woman by faking as an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and as DCP, north Delhi district, on the pretext of getting her a job in the Delhi Police, said an official here on Sunday. ... read..


Juvenile held for killing minor girl in east Delhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy for killing a minor girl due to a grudge against her over an incident for which he was reprimanded at a tuition class in east Delhi's Shahdara, a police officer said here on Sunday. ... read..


AAP accuses Amarinder of poll code violation
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday accused Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh of violating the model code of conduct by announcing sops on the occasion of the second anniversary of his Congress government in the state. ... read..


Goa CM Parrikar dead after long battle with cancer (Lead)
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63. ... read..


A paradox called Parrikar, India's first IITian CM (Obituary)
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
It will take a while for Goans to come to terms with the fact that 63-year-old Chief Minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar died on Sunday after a protracted battle with pancreatic cancer for over a year. ... read..


Goa CM Parrikar dead
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was in critical condition, passed away here on Sunday evening. ... read..


Mehbooba Mufti calls PDP workers 'real Mujahideen'
Srinagar | Sunday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday called her party workers the "real Mujahideen" (real holy warriors). ... read..


Anwar sounds defiant, says, no truth to reports of leaving Katihar
Politics | March 17, 2019 8:41:41 PM IST
Congress leader Tariq Anwar on Sunday rejected the reports that he has agreed to contest from a seat other than Katihar in Bihar. ... read..


'Tainted' former Telecom ministers--Raja and Maran--in DMK list 20 LS candidates
Politics | March 17, 2019 8:41:39 PM IST
Former Union Telecom Ministers Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja--who were prime accused in 2G spectrum case--are among 20 names in the first list of candidates released by DMK for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Not leaving Katihar at all, says Congress leader Tariq Anwar
Politics | March 17, 2019 8:41:38 PM IST
Congress leader Tariq Anwar on Sunday rejected the reports that he has agreed to contest from a seat other than Katihar in Bihar. ... read..


Kanimozhi figures in DMK's list of LS candidates
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's DMK on Sunday announced Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi Karunanidhi will be its candidate from Thoothukkudi constituency as it released its list of 20 candidates for the April 18 Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


4 killed in car-truck collision in Haryana
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Four persons were killed and one was critically injured when their car collided head-on with a truck near Ladwa town in Haryana's Kurukshetra district on Sunday, police said. ... read..


Nawada with LJP, Giriraj may contest from Begusarai
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
As Bihar's Nawada parliamentary seat went to the LJP under the seat-sharing formula finalised by the NDA, Union Minister Giriraj Singh is likely to contest from Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency. ... read..


BJP announces first list of candidates for Andhra
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The BJP on Sunday announced its first list of 123 candidates for the Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh where the polls are due on April 11. ... read..


Congress approached NC for alliance, says Omar Abdullah
Politics | March 17, 2019 8:11:39 PM IST
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the Congress party had approached them for an alliance in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


BJP announces 1st list for Arunachal Assembly polls
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 7:45:08 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the first list of 54 candidates (out of 60) for the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly elections, to be held on April 11. ... read..


RMP to support Congress candidate in Kerala's Vadakara
Vadakara (Kerala) | Sunday, 2019 7:45:07 PM IST
K.K. Rema, the widow of T.P. Chandrasekharan, the slain leader of a breakaway group of the CPI-M, Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP), said on Sunday that the RMP will support the Congress candidate from Vadakara constituency, as a murderer should not win f ... read..


Accidental fire at NC meet causes concern (Lead)
Srinagar | Sunday, 2019 7:45:07 PM IST
An accidental fire on Sunday causing injuries to personal security guard (PSO) of a National Conference (NC) leader at the venue of a party meeting that was to be addressed by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, in Anantnag caused flutter. ... read..


If YSRCP wins, KCR will rule Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:41:49 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday claimed that if YSR Congress Party wins the upcoming state Assembly election, Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) will rule the state. ... read..


Katihar not a personal property of Tariq Anwar: NCP general secretary
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:41:47 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary DP Tripathi on Sunday said that Katihar Lok Sabha seat in Bihar was not the personal property of Tariq Anwar, the leader who recently defected from the NCP to join the Congress. ... read..


Manohar Parrikar 'extremely critical'
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:41:44 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar's health is "extremely critical", the Chief Minister's office said on Sunday. ... read..


People with positive attitude likely to eat healthily: Study
Quirky | March 17, 2019 7:41:42 PM IST
According to a new study, people with a positive attitude are more likely to eat healthily. ... read..


Advocate writes letter to CBI chief demanding further investigation in Bofors scam
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:41:41 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and advocate Ajay Aggarwal has written a letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Rishi Kumar Shukla demanding further investigation in alleged Bofors scam. ... read..


'Main Bhi Chowkidar' a way of diverting people's attention, claims Kamal Nath
General News | March 17, 2019 7:41:39 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of diverting the attention of citizens by launching 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign ahead of ensuing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


BJD accuses BJP of violating Model Code of Conduct, urges EC to take action
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:11:49 PM IST
Ruling BJD on Sunday accused BJP of violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by allegedly shifting the Railway Electrification Board unit from Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru on March 13 after the announcement of the Lok Sabha and the state Assembly poll schedu ... read..


'Digambar Kamat not leaving Congress'
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:11:48 PM IST
Leader of opposition in Goa assembly Chandrakant Kavlekar has refuted speculations of former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat quitting Congress and accused the BJP of spreading 'rumours'. ... read..


Navy says it deployed nuclear submarines, aircraft carrier during India-Pak tensions
General News | March 17, 2019 7:11:45 PM IST
In a major step, the Indian Navy today said it had deployed its frontline warships, including nuclear submarines and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, near the Pakistan waters in Arabian Sea which forced the Pakistan Navy to remain close to its coastline ... read..


AAP fields Balbir Jakhar from West Delhi Lok Sabha seat
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:11:42 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced Balbir Singh Jakhar as its candidate for West Delhi parliamentary constituency in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Former PSC chairman K S Radhakrishnan joins BJP
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:11:44 PM IST
Former Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) chairman Dr K S Radhakrishnan joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in the presence of BJP state president, P.S Sreedharan Pillai. ... read..


Maharashtra Navnirman Sena to not contest in LS polls
Politics | March 17, 2019 7:11:38 PM IST
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the party said on Sunday. ... read..


Congress approached NCP for alliance, says Omar Abdullah
Politics | March 17, 2019 6:11:52 PM IST
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the Congress party had approached them for an alliance in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


Omar Abdullah will become CM of J-K, not me: Farooq Abdullah
Politics | March 17, 2019 6:11:50 PM IST
National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said his son Omar Abdullah will become the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir if his party comes to power in the state. ... read..


Considering seriously to contest Assembly poll from western Odisha: Chief Minister Patnaik
General News | March 17, 2019 6:11:41 PM IST
Leaders of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) from western Odisha met party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday, requesting him to contest the election from their region. ... read..


Pawar accuses PM Modi of not attending political party meet after Pulwama attack
Politics | March 17, 2019 6:11:40 PM IST
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not attending a meeting of political parties convened by the government after the Pulwama terror attack and instead addressing a rally in Maharashtra. ... read..


Group Editor of 'India Unbound' found dead in Thane
General News | March 17, 2019 6:11:38 PM IST
Group Editor of direct-mailed magazine 'India Unbound', Nityanand Pandey's was found dead here on Saturday, police said. ... read..


Cong respects dishonest people, but insults those who work hard to live with dignity: BJP
Politics | March 17, 2019 5:41:40 PM IST
BJP on Sunday accused the Congress party of respecting dishonest people, but insulting the poor people, who work hard to live with dignity. ... read..


Former IAS officer Shah Faesal launches new party
Politics | March 17, 2019 5:41:39 PM IST
Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shah Faesal launched his party - the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement - here on Sunday. ... read..


Witnesses in Kerala nun rape case in extreme fear, says Sister Anupama
General News | March 17, 2019 5:11:40 PM IST
Sister Anupama, one of the four nuns who protested against Bishop Franco Mulakkal for allegedly raping a 44-year-old nun, on Sunday expressed disappointment over the delay in filing the charge-sheet against the accused. ... read..


Congress leaves 7 seats for SP-BSP, RLD in UP, forges alliance with JAP, Mahan Dal
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:41:41 PM IST
The Congress party on Sunday announced to leave seven Lok Sabha seats for Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) in Uttar Pradesh, where 80 seats are at stake. ... read..


Jagan is politicising his own uncle's murder: Chandrababu Naidu
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:41:40 PM IST
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday took a jibe at YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, alleging that the latter is 'politicising' the murder of his own uncle, YS Vivekananda Reddy. ... read..


Goa Raj Bhavan has been converted into BJP office, alleges Congress
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:11:43 PM IST
It is very unfortunate that the government in the state is being manipulated and the Raj Bhawan has been converted into the office of BJP, alleges Congress party. ... read..


Former CBI Joint Director Lakshminarayana joins JSP
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:11:39 PM IST
Former CBI Joint Director VV Lakshminarayana on Sunday joined Jana Sena party (JSP) along with his brother and former Vice-Chancellor Rajagopal. ... read..


Transgender leader Meera Parida joins BJD
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:11:37 PM IST
Transgender leader and social activist Meera Parida joined Biju Janta Dal on Sunday in the presence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. ... read..


Digambar Kamat likely to join BJP, could be next Goa CM
General News | March 17, 2019 3:41:47 PM IST
Amidst the recent political upheaval in Goa owing to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's ailment, Goa BJP leader Micheal Lobo confirmed that prospects of senior Congress leader Digambar Kamat joining BJP was discussed in the meeting of all BJP MLAs held yes ... read..


Major collision between international flights averted at Mumbai air space
General News | March 17, 2019 3:41:45 PM IST
A mid-air collision between two international flights was averted at Mumbai air space following the activation of traffic collision avoidance systems (TCAS). ... read..


JD(S) will contest on 8 seats, Congress on 20: Deve Gowda
General News | March 17, 2019 3:41:44 PM IST
Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Deve Gowda on Sunday said that his party would contest on 8 seats while Congress will contest on 20 seats in Karnataka in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Will decide whether to support Venkatesan or not next week: Alagiri
Politics | March 17, 2019 3:41:41 PM IST
Expelled Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Alagiri on Sunday said he will take a decision next week on whether or not he would extend support to CPI-M leader S Venkatesan, who will be contesting from Madurai Lok Sabha seat. ... read..


Odisha Congress MLA Prakash Chandra Behara joins BJP
Politics | March 17, 2019 3:11:45 PM IST
Congress MLA from Salepur (Cuttack) Prakash Chandra Behera joined BJP on Sunday, a day after he quit the Congress party. ... read..


BJP will not form any alliance in Haryana: Anil Jain
General News | March 17, 2019 3:11:44 PM IST
BJP's National general secretary and in-charge of Haryana, Anil Jain said that party is not going for an alliance with any other party in Haryana and is confident of winning all the 10 Lok Sabha seats on its own. ... read..


Pak citizen arrested with Rs 94000 fake currency in Gujarat
General News | March 17, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
The Barmer Custom Department arrested a Pakistani citizen on Saturday and recovered fake currency worth Rs 94,000 from his possession. ... read..


Bihar: BJP, JD (U) and LJP announce list of constituencies for LS polls
Politics | March 17, 2019 3:11:39 PM IST
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders of Bihar on Sunday announced the seat-sharing in Bihar for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


PM Modi 'hides behind' terrorists, ISI when asked tough questions, claims Pawan Khera
Politics | March 17, 2019 2:11:47 PM IST
"Whenever farmers of this country and unemployed youths ask tough questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he hides behind terrorists and Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI," Congress Spokesperson Pawan Khera alleged on Sunday. ... read..


Uncertainty looms large on Priyanka's 'Ganga-Yatra'
General News | March 17, 2019 2:11:46 PM IST
Even as the Congress general secretary for the Uttar Pradesh East Priyanka Gandhi arrived in state capital on Sunday, uncertainty looms large over her proposed "Ganga-Yatra" on a steamer boat from Prayagraj to Varanasi, as the party is still waiting for t ... read..


Anantnag: Police Constable injured in accidental fire
General News | March 17, 2019 2:11:43 PM IST
Constable Jahangir Ahmad of Jammu and Kashmir police got injured on Sunday after an accidental fire by his own service rifle. ... read..


RJD not ready to give more than 8 seats to Congress in Bihar: Sources
Politics | March 17, 2019 2:11:40 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is not ready to give more than eight Lok Sabha seats to Congress which had already announced its candidates on 11 seats for the ensuing polls, sources said on Sunday. ... read..


Amid Parrikar's health concerns, Goa BJP holds meeting to discuss succession plan
Politics | March 17, 2019 2:11:39 PM IST
Admitting that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parriker's health has deteriorated, BJP core committee leader Dayanand Mandrekar on Sunday said the party may appoint a new leader soon to succeed Parrikar. ... read..


BJP denies involvement of Dy Speaker in Pollachi sex scandal, says 'will demolish allegations with facts'
Politics | March 17, 2019 1:41:46 PM IST
Amid speculations of Tamil Nadu Assembly deputy speaker Pollachi V Jayaraman's involvement in the Pollachi sex scandal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader H. Raja, while rubbishing these, said allegations will soon be demolished by facts. ... read..


YSRCP releases final list of candidates for LS polls
Politics | March 17, 2019 1:41:42 PM IST
The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released the final list of its candidates for 25 parliamentary constituency seats and 175 assembly seats ahead of the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


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