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12 killed in UP accidents
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:23 PM IST
Twelve people were killed in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. ... read..


AIADMK finalises alliance with PMK
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:23 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday sealed an electoral alliance with the PMK as leaders of both the parties began discussions at a five star hotel here. ... read..


Fire breaks out in Delhi shoe factory
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:23 PM IST
A fire broke out at a shoe factory here on Tuesday, said an official, adding that there were no reports of any casualty. ... read..


SC declines to interfere with Nageswara Rao's appointment as CBI interim director
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:23 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with the earlier appointment of M. Nageswara Rao as the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) interim Director, since a new director of the probe agency has already been appointed. ... read..


Kovind, Modi pay tributes to Guru Ravidas
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:14 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to mystic poet-saint of the Bhakti Movement Guru Ravidas on his birth anniversary that has crossed over six centuries. ... read..


Himachal installs 6K bins with BJP MPs' names
Shimla | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:09 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh has installed 6,000 dustbins along urban and rural roads displaying names of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Members of Parliament. Another 13,000 more are in the process of being installed. ... read..


Modi remembers Chhatrapati Shivaji on birth anniversary
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:09 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji on his birth anniversary describing him as a "warrior for truth and justice". ... read..


Pulwama attack: 'Befitting reply' won't bring back lost lives, says Kumaraswamy
Politics | February 19, 2019 1:41:42 PM IST
At a time when the Centre has vowed to give a 'befitting response' to those who orchestrated the Pulwama terror attack, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is of the view that a 'befitting reply' is not the solution. ... read..


CBI approaches Delhi HC seeking custodial interrogation of lobbyist Deepak Talwar
Politics | February 19, 2019 1:41:38 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking custodial interrogation of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in connection to an alleged violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). ... read..


Robert Vadra skips ED summons due to ill health
General News | February 19, 2019 1:41:36 PM IST
Robert Vadra, son-in-law of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, will not appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case owing to poor health, his counsel said on Tuesday. ... read..


SC refuses to interfere with Nageswara Raos appointment as interim CBI director
General News | February 19, 2019 1:41:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with M Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a full-time director has already been appointed. ... read..


JeM leadership eliminated in Valley in less than 100 hours after Pulwama terror attack,Lt Gen KS Dhillon
General News | February 19, 2019 1:11:38 PM IST
In a first joint briefing, the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir claimed on Tuesday that the leadership of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was "eliminated less than 100 hours" after the February 14 terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama. ... read..


Bengaluru: 2 Suryakiran aircraft crash at Yelahanka airbase
General News | February 19, 2019 12:41:40 PM IST
Two aircraft of the Suryakiran Aerobatics Team crashed at the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru on Tuesday. ... read..


LS polls: PMK to support AIADMK-BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu
Politics | February 19, 2019 12:41:34 PM IST
The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) will support the AIADMK- BJP front in Tamil Nadu in the forthcoming general elections, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam announced on Tuesday. ... read..


PM flags off first ever Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive in Varanasi
Politics | February 19, 2019 11:41:39 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off the worlds first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) campus in Varanasi. ... read..


Pulwama attack: MPs tomato farmers say no to exporting produce to Pak
General News | February 19, 2019 11:11:39 AM IST
Days after 40 security personnel lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack, tomato farmers in Jhabua district have decided not to export their produce to the neibhouring Pakistan anymore. ... read..


Karnataka: Two dead after being hit by BJP MLA's car
General News | February 19, 2019 11:11:37 AM IST
Two persons died after BJP Chikmagalur legislator CT Ravi's car hit them near Kunigal town in Karnataka. ... read..


UP: Five killed in road mishap in Bulandshahr
General News | February 19, 2019 10:41:37 AM IST
Five people died and three were seriously injured after a car hit two pedestrians and fell into a canal in Bulandshahr's Anupshahr town. ... read..


Kashmir is an issue of proxy war: VK Singh
Politics | February 19, 2019 10:11:34 AM IST
Days after the Pulwama terror attack, Union Minister and former Army Chief VK Singh has said that Kashmir is an issue of proxy war and the rise of terrorist activities in South Kashmir post-2012 needs an analysis. ... read..


Curfew continues in Jammu for 5th day
Jammu | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
A curfew imposed in Jammu since February 15, continued on Tuesday for the fifth consecutive day, police said. ... read..


7 dead, 3 injured in accident on Yamuna Expressway near Mathura
General News | February 19, 2019 9:41:36 AM IST
At least seven people died while three others were severely injured after a speeding ambulance collided with a divider and later rammed into a car on another side of the road here today. ... read..


Bihar: 4 Dead, 9 injured in accident in Munger
Politics | February 19, 2019 9:41:35 AM IST
Four people died and nine sustained injuries after a speedy truck collided with a motor rickshaw near Haveli Kharagpur in Munger on Tuesday. ... read..


Thousands take holy dip at Kumbh on 'Maghi Purnima'
Prayagraj | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST
Hundreds and thousands of devotees, seers, pilgrims and tourists on Tuesday took a holy dip in the Sangam -- the trinity of holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati -- on the occasion of "Maghi Purnima", officials said. ... read..


More rains likely in Delhi-NCR
General News | February 19, 2019 9:11:39 AM IST
Thunderstorm and gusty winds could disrupt railway and airline operations in the coming days as western disturbances are expected to bring rains across Delhi and its adjoining region. ... read..


Sholapur: 7 dead, 4 injured after tanker overturns on car
General News | February 19, 2019 7:41:38 AM IST
As many as seven people were killed and four others were injured after a tanker overturned on a car here on Monday. ... read..


Odisha: States firsthigh performancecentre inaugurated
General News | February 19, 2019 7:41:35 AM IST
Odisha Government on Monday inaugurated its first high-performance centre in the state for realizing its dream of becoming a global sports destination. ... read..


Hyderabad: Man arrested for cheating job-seekers
General News | February 19, 2019 7:11:40 AM IST
A man from Srinagar has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh and brought to Telangana for allegedly cheating people to the tune of Rs 60 lakh after promising them government jobs, police said on Monday. ... read..


Corrupt and helpless united for unholy alliance, says Ashok Chavan on BJP-Shiv Sena alliance
Politics | February 19, 2019 7:11:39 AM IST
Terming the BJP-Shiv Sena poll alliance as "unholy and immoral," Maharashtra Congress has said that the tie-up brings together "the corrupt and the helpless". ... read..


Rajasthan: 13 dead, 15 injured after truck mows into wedding procession
General News | February 19, 2019 6:41:55 AM IST
As many as 13 people were killed and 15 others, were injured after being mowed down by a truck here late on Monday night. ... read..


Guwahati: Ropeway over Brahmaputra delayed by few more months
General News | February 19, 2019 6:41:53 AM IST
The much awaited Guwahati ropeway across the Brahmaputra river will miss its February deadline and will now take a few more months before it opens for public, according to official sources. ... read..


Country doesnt need bullet train, soldiers need bulletproof jackets: Akhilesh Yadav
Politics | February 19, 2019 6:41:50 AM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that the priority of the country's leadership should be to ensure that bulletproof jackets are provided to its soldiers, rather than focussing on bullet train ... read..


SJM requests PM Modi to ban Chinese apps,equipments
General News | February 19, 2019 6:41:49 AM IST
Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) on Monday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to ban Chinese social media and e-commerce apps and Chinese telecom equipment. ... read..


SIO expresses concern over Pulwama attack
General News | February 19, 2019 6:41:47 AM IST
Expressing concerns over the Pulwama terror attack, Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) on Monday offered condolences to families of the slain soldiers. ... read..


RPI(A) should getseat to contest if NDA wants to return: Ramdas Athawale
Politics | February 19, 2019 6:41:46 AM IST
Union Minister and Republican Party of India (Athawale) Chief, Ramdas Athawale on Monday asserted that if the NDA wants to return to power, it should give his party at least one seat to contest in Maharashtra. ... read..


Hyderabad: BJP delegation submits memorandum to Chief Electoral Officer
Politics | February 19, 2019 6:41:41 AM IST
A BJP delegation led by partys state president Dr K Laxman on Monday met with the Telangana's Chief Electoral Officer and submitted a memorandum demanding a number of measures for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Telangana: 3 youths held for anti-India slogans
General News | February 19, 2019 6:41:36 AM IST
Three youths have been apprehended by police in Nizamabad for raising anti-India slogans and posting a video of the same on social media. ... read..


Kerala CM: Kasargod murders unfortunate, will take strong action against guilty
General News | February 19, 2019 6:41:35 AM IST
Describing the murder of two youth Congress workers in Kerala as "extremely unfortunate," Chief Minister Pinrayi Vijayan has said strict action will be taken against those found guilty. ... read..


West Bengal: TMC councilor shot at, attacked with crude bomb
General News | February 19, 2019 7:11:42 AM IST
Unidentified assailants hurled crude bombs and shot at a Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillor here on Monday. ... read..


Rajasthan: Swine flu claims 127 lives so far this year
General News | February 19, 2019 2:11:40 AM IST
Swine flu has claimed the lives of 127 people in Rajasthan so far this year. ... read..


Am partially happy, says Puducherry CM after meeting Lt Governor, suspends dharna
Politics | February 19, 2019 2:11:39 AM IST
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy temporarily suspended his ongoing dharna late on Monday evening and said that he is partially happy with the outcome of meeting that he held with Governor Kiran Bedi. ... read..


Cant create miracle alone' says Priyanka Gandhi after meeting party workers of Bundelkhand
Politics | February 19, 2019 2:11:37 AM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gadhi Vadra has told party workers from Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh that they should not expect a "miracle" from her and that strengthening booth level organisation will be the key to the party's performance. ... read..


Bikaner: Administration orders Pak citizens to leave district
General News | February 19, 2019 2:11:35 AM IST
Pakistani nationals in Bikaner have been asked to leave the district within 48 hours, according to orders issued by the District Magistrate. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh: Delhi CM Kejriwal meets state minister Nara Lokesh
General News | February 19, 2019 2:11:34 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh met with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at the formers residence here on Monday. ... read..


Pakistan narrative on Kashmir not acceptable: Saudi Arabia
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Over the years, Saudi Arabia has developed a far better understanding of Indias position on Jammu and Kashmir and the kind of terror threat the country faced and it was evident from the Kingdom's strong denunciation of the Pulwama terror attack, sources s ... read..


Gujarat MLAs to donate one month's salary to kin of killed CRPF troopers
Gandhinagar | Monday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Cutting across party lines, Gujarat legislators on Monday decided to donate their one month's salaries to the families of the 40 Central Reserve Police Force troopers killed in the Pulwama terror attack. ... read..


Bentley car rams auto, Turkmenistan woman killed
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
A woman from Turkmenistan was killed and three others suffered serious injuries after a speeding Bentley car rammed the auto rickshaw they were travelling in at Vinay Marg, a high-security area in Central Delhi's Chanakyapuri area, on Monday, the police s ... read..


Government to launch 3 initiatives centering women's safety
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
With a view to ensuring better safety of women, the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry will on Tuesday launch three initiatives, including safety tool "Panic Button" and DNA analysis facilities, said an official on Monday. ... read..


BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is going to be Maharashtras first and only choice: PM Modi
Politics | February 18, 2019 11:41:47 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the BJP and Shiv Senas decision to contest the coming Lok Sabha elections together strengthens the NDA significantly and the alliance is going to be Maharashtras first and only choice. ... read..


Actor Biswajit Chatterjee joins BJP ahead of Lok-Sabha polls
Politics | February 18, 2019 11:41:44 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok-Sabha elections, veteran actor Biswajit Chatterjee on Monday joined the BJP in the presence of party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and other senior leaders. ... read..


NHRC sends notice to UP govt over production of spurious liquor in Mainpuri
General News | February 18, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognizance of media reports that in Pusaina village of Mainpuri district, out of 300 families, 150 have widows in the age group of 25 to 65 whose husbands died after consuming spurious li ... read..


Maha-milawat or maha-bhay: Ahmed Patel takes a dig at BJP-Shiv Sena alliance
Politics | February 18, 2019 11:41:38 PM IST
Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modis maha-milawat (grand impurity) remark over the Oppositions grand alliance in Lok Sabha, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Monday took a jibe at the BJP and Shiv Senas alliance in Maharashtra and asked whet ... read..


Plea filed in SC for probe into Pulwama terror attack
General News | February 18, 2019 11:41:37 PM IST
A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking direction from the central government to constitute a commission headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge along with Army, intelligence and local administration to conduct an enquiry in the Uri an ... read..


Upto Sidhu if he wants to explain his Pulwama remark, don't think intent was ant-national: Punjab CM
Politics | February 18, 2019 11:41:33 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday opined that everyone has the right to voice their mind and it is up to Navjot Singh Sidhu to explain his stand on Pulwama attack. ... read..


Kejriwal meets Chandrababu Naidu in Amaravati
Amaravati | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called on his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu here. ... read..


Youth held for sexually assaulting minor girl
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
A 27-year-old youth was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor girl here, a police officer said on Monday. ... read..


Student suspended over post supporting Pulwama bomber
Jaipur | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
A woman student of Jaipur Dental College was suspended by college authorities on Monday after she updated her WhatsApp status to 'Miss You Bhai' in support of Aadil Ahmad Dar, the suicide bomber behind the Pulwama CRPF attack, which went viral, confirmed ... read..


Licences of 105 Karol Bagh hotels suspended
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Days after a fire at Hotel Arpit Palace that killed 17 people, the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) on Monday suspended licenses of 105 hotels operating in Karol Bagh area of the central Delhi, an official said. ... read..


Rajasthan village mourns Havildar Sheo Ram
Jaipur | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
: A pall of gloom descended on the Tiba Basat village in Jhunjhunu on Monday, after reports of Havildar Sheo Ram succumbing to bullet injuries received in an operation with Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists in Pinglana village of Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir, rea ... read..


Chandigarh braces for water supply shutdown
Chandigarh | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Residents in Chandigarh were on Monday asked by the local Municipal Corporation (MC) to brace for water supply shutdown for the next 36 due to ongoing work in the water supply line for the Union Territory. ... read..


MHA rejects media reports on no more air transit for CRPF troopers
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Union Home Ministry on Monday rejected as "untrue" some media reports suggesting that air transit facility on the Jammu-Srinagar sector for CRPF troopers has not been allowed. ... read..


Arpit Palace owners violated norms, greased palms: Crime Branch
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The gutted Arpit Palace Hotel appears to have been built on a slew of violations, one of them is not leaving any free space as per municipal bylaws, and using 100 per cent of the land for building the hotel. ... read..


TN leaders welcome SC order on Vedanta's copper smelter plant (Lead)
Chennai | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict allowing Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi to remain closed. ... read..


Delhi: Ponty Chadha's nephew held for ramming Bentley into auto, killing 1
General News | February 18, 2019 11:11:40 PM IST
A case has been registered against Asees Singh Chadha for allegedly ramming a speeding Bentley SUV into an auto-rickshaw at Vinay Marg area in which one person lost her life, said the police. ... read..


Goa CM asks cabinet to find solution for mining industry crisis
Politics | February 18, 2019 11:11:39 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday told the state cabinet that the solution for the current crisis on mining industry should be found out within the ambit of the state government. This was stated by state town and country planning minister Vija ... read..


Under PM Modi's leadership, Shiv Sena-BJP will fight shoulder to shoulder to win polls: Amit Shah
Politics | February 18, 2019 11:11:37 PM IST
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena-BJP will fight shoulder to shoulder to win the coming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Maharashtra, said BJP chief Amit Shah here on Monday. ... read..


Heavy rain lashes Delhi, NCR
General News | February 18, 2019 11:11:34 PM IST
Parts of Delhi-NCR witnessed heavy rain on Monday evening. ... read..


Presidency to offer cyber security course
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Presidency University is coming up with a specialised course in cyber security at its new campus, which will start functioning in the next academic year, the vice chancellor said, here on Monday. ... read..


Meghalaya Home Minister, NESO hit out at Amit Shah over Citizenship Bill
Shillong | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
A day after Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah said that the Citizenship bill will be passed if his party returns to power, Meghalaya Home Minister James Sangma on Monday reiterated National People's Party's (NPP) opposition to the contentious leg ... read..


Manoj Yadava is Haryana DGP
Chandigarh | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Haryana government has appointed Manoj Yadava as Director General of Police (DGP), a state government spokesman said here on Monday. ... read..


CRPF DG meets Home Secretary
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Director General R.R. Bhatnagar on Monday met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and is understood to have discussed security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF trooper ... read..


Andhra girl's murder case solved with boyfriend's arrest
Vijayawada | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday solved the mystery behind the murder of a girl student with the arrest of her boyfriend, found injured near her body. ... read..


Rs 550 crore for farmers in Ukhand budget for 2019-20
General News | February 18, 2019 10:41:44 PM IST
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday presented the state's annual budget of Rs 48,663.90 crore for 2019-20 in the Vidhan Sabha with an emphasis on doubling farmers income by 2022. ... read..


Five days on, forces gun down Pulwama mastermind, 2 others; lose 4 of its men
General News | February 18, 2019 10:41:41 PM IST
Five days after the deadly Pulwama terror attack, security forces on Monday gunned down the mastermind of the carnage along with two other terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in a fierce encounter in which a Major and four other security p ... read..


Employment of Indian seafarers grows by 35 pc
General News | February 18, 2019 10:41:38 PM IST
The shipping sector has witnessed a growth of 35 per cent in the number of Indian seafarers employed on Indian or foreign flag vessels this year, the government said on Monday. ... read..


Cyber crimes pose a challenge to traditional policing: Rajnath
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that cyber crimes pose a challenge to traditional policing and called upon police personnel to enhance their skills to tackle threats posed from the cyber world. ... read..


Mamata seeks Modi government ouster for 'failure' to prevent terror attack (Lead)
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for "politicising" the Pulwama terror attack and demanded its ouster for its "failure" to take precautionary measures despite an intelligence alert of a possible att ... read..


They killed 41, we should kill 82, demands Amarinder
Chandigarh | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Asserting that the entire country was fed up with the senseless killing of Indian soldiers every day, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called for "tough coercive action against Pakistan", which he suggested could be military, diplomatic or ... read..


Shiv Sena to contest 23 seats, BJP 25 in Lok Sabha polls; 50:50 for assembly (ROUND-UP)
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Ending weeks of speculation and tottering on the brink, the ruling NDA constituents - Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party - finally sealed a pact for the ensuing 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. ... read..


Hope bitter experiences between Shiv Sena and BJP wont crop up again: Uddhav Thackeray
Politics | February 18, 2019 10:11:36 PM IST
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday expressed hope that bitter experiences between his party and the BJP would not crop up again and the two parties would work together to win the coming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Supreme Court to consider PIL on Article 370
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday said it would go into a PIL challenging Article 370 of the Constitution that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


India, Argentina reiterate commitment to fight terrorism
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Condemning the Pulwama terror attack of February 14, India and Argentina on Monday reiterated their commitment to fight terrorism in all its forms and underscored the need to ensure that terror outfits do not get access to any weapon of mass destruction ( ... read..


CID arrests 5 in West Bengal paper leak case
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Five persons have been arrested after a probe, ordered by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Examination (WBBSE), into circulation of question papers of the Madhaymik examination on social media, the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) said on ... read..


Rajnath to launch citizen safety initiatives on Tuesday
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will announce on Tuesday a range of citizen safety initiatives, including a national emergency number and a Safe City project. ... read..


HC grants bail on condition of planting 50 saplings
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a man facing prosecution in a molestation case on the condition that he will plant 50 saplings in a government school. ... read..


Suspended Guwahati woman teacher receives threats over FB post, goes missing
Guwahati | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
A woman college teacher has gone missing since Sunday morning after being suspended by the college authorities for a Facebook post on the terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district that left 49 dead last Thursday, police said ... read..


India will expose Pak to international community on terrorism front: V K Singh
General News | February 18, 2019 9:41:37 PM IST
Union Minister of State for External Affairs and former Army chief V K Singh on Monday said that under a diplomatic strategy India is exposing Pakistan to the international community. ... read..


Takashi Murakami to showcase 30 new creations at annual Oscar bash
Culture | February 18, 2019 9:41:35 PM IST
Japanese artist Takashi Murakami will showcase his artworks at the Gagosian Gallerys annual Oscar bash. The show, that starts on February 21 and continues through till April 13, is Murakamis first solo exhibition with the gallery. ... read..


Veteran actor Biswajit joins BJP
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST
Veteran matinee idol Biswajit Chatterjee joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday in the presence of party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and other senior leaders. ... read..


Gurugram college withdraws notice to student union president for march
Gurugram | Monday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST
Facing flak from right-wing Hindu groups, a government girls college here has withdrawn a disciplinary notice to Student Union president Shikha Raghav for taking out a march to protest the Pulwama terror attack that left 49 CRPF troopers dead. ... read..


Chandigarh'as Rose Festival to be dedicated to CRPF martyrs
Chandigarh | Monday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST
The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has decided to dedicate the 47th Rose Festival to the CRPF troopers martyred in the Pulwama terror attack. ... read..


Goa tablet-PC scam: Congress says Lokayukta sought CBI probe as he has no faith in state agencies
Panaji | Monday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST
The Congress in Goa on Monday accused the BJP-led coalition government of trying to sabotage a CBI probe recommended by state Lokayukta in an alleged tablet-PC procurement scam, which took place in 2013. ... read..


BJYM to launch 'NaMo Yuva connect' to garner youth vote
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST
With an eye on first-time voters, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is set to launch over a dozen programmes, including "NaMo Yuva connect" targeting one of the strongest support bases of Prime Mi ... read..


They killed 41, we should kill 82, says Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh
Politics | February 18, 2019 9:11:36 PM IST
In lieu of our 41 soldiers killed in Pulwama terror attack, India should kill 82, as the entire country is fed up with the senseless killings of our soldiers every day, said Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday. ... read..


SC rejects PIL challenging interim Budget
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the presentation of the interim Budget by the Modi government in the just concluded last session of the 16th Lok Sabha. ... read..


Shiv Sena to contest 23, BJP 25 seats in Lok Sabha, 50:50 in assembly polls (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Ending weeks of speculation, the ruling NDA constituents - Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party - finally sealed their alliance for the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. ... read..


Up to Sidhu to explain his stand on Pulwama: Amarinder
Chandigarh | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
With his government and the Congress party left embarrassed by the discordant comments made by Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu defending Pakistan on the Pulwama terror attack, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said everyone has the right ... read..


Shiv Sena, BJP confirm alliance for Lok Sabha, Assembly polls (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Ending weeks of speculation, the ruling NDA constituents - Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - finally sealed an alliance for the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections. ... read..


SC junks PIL seeking probe into crash of Mirage jet
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday junked a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the crash of a Mirage fighter aircraft resulting in the death of two fighter pilots -- Squadron Leader Samir Abrol and Squadron Leader Siddartha Negi. ... read..


Shiv Sena to contest on 23 Lok Sabha seats, BJP on 25 in Maharashtra: Fadnavis
Politics | February 18, 2019 8:41:38 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday formally announced an alliance between Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party for both Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections. ... read..


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