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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..


Chhattisgarh has already rejected BJP: CM Bhupesh Baghel
Politics | March 17, 2019 1:41:40 PM IST
Asserting that the Congress will sweep the upcoming Lok Sabha election by defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party Party (BJP), Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said the people in his state had "already rejected the BJP," while referring t ... read..


Peter Mukerjea admitted to JJ hospital following chest pain
General News | March 17, 2019 1:41:39 PM IST
Sheena Bora murder case accused Peter Mukerjea was admitted to JJ hospital here on Sunday after he complained of chest pain. ... read..


TN: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5
General News | March 17, 2019 1:11:39 PM IST
The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituencies. ... read..


'Chowkidar Narendra Modi': PM renames Twitter handle; top BJP leaders follow
Politics | March 17, 2019 12:41:44 PM IST
A day after kick-starting the 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign ahead of crucial Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday renamed his Twitter account to "Chowkidar Narendra Modi". ... read..


Kerala nun rape case: Protesting nuns question delay in filing of charge sheet against Bishop Mulakkal
Politics | March 17, 2019 12:41:42 PM IST
Distressed and frustrated with the delay in proceedings in the Kerala nun rape case, five nuns affiliated with the Missionaries of Jesus convent at Kuruvilangad approached Kottayam Superintendents of Police (SP) to submit a petition seeking a speedy submi ... read..


NDA leaders of Bihar likely to announce seat-sharing for LS polls
Politics | March 17, 2019 12:41:39 PM IST
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders of Bihar are likely to announce the seat-sharing in Bihar for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections on Sunday. ... read..


Ex-CBI joint director VV Lakshminarayana to join Jana Sena today
Politics | March 17, 2019 12:11:44 PM IST
Former CBI joint director VV Lakshminarayana is expected to join Jana Sena party (JSP) on Sunday, along with his brother and former Vice-Chancellor Rajagopal. ... read..


CSMT bridge collapse: Opposition bats for judicial probe
Politics | March 17, 2019 12:11:42 PM IST
The Leader of Opposition in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Ravi Raja, on Sunday wrote a letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seeking his intervention in the foot overbridge mishap. ... read..


BJP MLAs asked not to leave Goa: State BJP general secretary
General News | March 17, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
The ruling BJP has asked all its MLAs not to leave Goa in the backdrop of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's deteriorating health and Congress staking claim to form the government in the state. ... read..


Dhinakaran's AMMK releases first list of candidates for LS elections
Politics | March 17, 2019 11:41:39 AM IST
TTV Dhinakaran-led Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam(AMMK) on Sunday announced the first list of candidates for 24 Lok Sabha seats and nine by-election seats. ... read..


MP BJP leaders back Chouhan's wife Sadhna Singh for Vidisha LS seat
General News | March 17, 2019 11:11:40 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh BJP leaders are batting for the candidature of Sadhna Singh, wife of former state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, from Vidisha Lok Sabha constituency after Union Minister Sushma Swaraj declared she will not contest the polls. ... read..


UP: Two minors raped in separate incidents
General News | March 17, 2019 8:41:45 AM IST
Two minor girls were allegedly raped in separate incidents on Saturday in Aurangabad and Dibai areas of Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. ... read..


JD (U) leader's house burgled in Bihar, properties worth Rs 7 lakh stolen
General News | March 17, 2019 8:41:44 AM IST
Jewellery worth Rs three lakh and Rs four lakh in cash was allegedly stolen from the house of a JD (U) leader in Rampur, Gaya district late on Friday night, police said. ... read..


UP: 3 dead in UP encounter, two AK-47rifles seized
General News | March 17, 2019 8:41:41 AM IST
Three persons were killed and three others were captured in an encounter with police here in Bahlolpur, Vaishali area of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. ... read..


LS polls: BJP likely to drop Shatrughan Sinha, field Ravi Shankar Prasad from Patna Saheb constituency
Politics | March 17, 2019 8:41:38 AM IST
Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who is the sitting Member of Parliament (MP) from Patna Saheb parliamentary constituency in Bihar is likely to be replaced with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, according to sources. ... read..


LS polls: Ex-Arunachal CM Tuki to take on Rijiju
Itanagar | Sunday, 2019 7:15:04 AM IST
The Congress in Arunachal Pradesh has decided to field former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki against BJP leader and Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju in Arunachal West seat in the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


BJP, Cong slug it out on Twitter after PM Modi's 'Chowkidar' tweet
Politics | March 17, 2019 6:41:41 AM IST
For about eight hours on Saturday, the hashtag 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' of the BJP was the top trend on Twitter worldwide and its rival Congress party, not to be left behind, began tweeting with its own 'ChowkidarChorHai' tagline. ... read..


Jagan Reddy demands CBI inquiry to Y S Vivekananda Reddy murder case
Politics | March 17, 2019 6:41:39 AM IST
YSR Congress party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday reaffirmed his demand for the Central Bureau Investigation to probe the murder case of his uncle Y S Vivekananda Reddy. ... read..


K'taka: Five thatched huts gutted in fire
General News | March 17, 2019 5:11:39 AM IST
At least five thatched huts were gutted in a fire late Saturday evening at Mattodi village in Karnataka's Shivamogga. ... read..


YSRCP releases first list of 9 candidates for LS polls, YS Avinash Reddy to contest from Kadap
Politics | March 17, 2019 5:11:38 AM IST
The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) late on Saturday evening released its first list of candidates for nine constituencies in Andhra Pradesh ensuing Lok Sabha election, and announced that YS Avinash Reddy will contest from Kadapa. ... read..


Unaccounted Rs 10 lakh cash seized in Andhra Pradesh
General News | March 17, 2019 4:11:45 AM IST
Police on Saturday seized unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 10 lakh from a local resident during search operations near Nidadavole Municipal Office here. ... read..


Police bust inter-state gang in Aligarh, 9 held
General News | March 17, 2019 4:11:42 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh police busted an inter-state gang and arrested nine criminals in connection with it in Aligarh on Saturday. ... read..


LS polls: IPFT declares two candidates for Tripura, says will continue to support BJP
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:11:39 AM IST
BJP's alliance partner Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) on Saturday announced its own nominees for the two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura. ... read..


BJP holds CEC meeting, expected to release first list of LS candidates soon
Politics | March 17, 2019 4:11:37 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 17 (ANI) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) late on Saturday held a meeting, presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, to shortlist candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Congress releases fourth list for LS polls (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday night released its fourth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding Shashi Tharoor from Thiruvananthapuram, former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki from Arunachal West constituency and former MP Har ... read..


Congress releases 4th list for LS polls, Shashi Tharoor, Nabam Tuki to contest again
Politics | March 17, 2019 2:41:40 AM IST
Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor and former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Nabam Tuki are among 27 candidates who will be fielded by Congress party in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


Goa: BJP MLAs to meet again on Sunday in Panaji
Politics | March 17, 2019 2:41:37 AM IST
Amidst reports that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health is fluctuating, Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Saturday said a meeting of BJP MLAs will be called on Sunday at the party's Panaji office. ... read..


Congress releases fourth list for LS polls
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday night released its fourth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Cong seals poll pact with Apna Dal faction (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday sealed an alliance with the Krishna Patel-led faction of the Apna Dal in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha elections, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) finalised a seat sharing deal with the Apna Dal (Sone Lal), the other ... read..


MP boy tops GATE 2019, scores 989 of 1000 marks
Bhopal | Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Twenty-one-year-old Shashank Mangal has brought laurels to Madhya Pradesh by securing the first rank in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019 with near-100 per cent marks. ... read..


AP: Tribal union stages protest against killing of naxals
General News | March 16, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Tribal Union (APTU) staged a protest in front of Sub Collector Office in Paderu here demanding a magisterial inquiry into the alleged encounter of two armed naxals. ... read..


Apna Dal Krishna Patel faction joins Congress
Politics | March 16, 2019 11:41:42 PM IST
Apna Dal's Krishna Patel faction forged an alliance with Congress on Saturday and finalised seat-sharing arrangement for upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


Missing Hyderabad man Farhaj Ahsan killed in New Zealand terror attack
General News | March 16, 2019 11:41:41 PM IST
A man from Hyderabad, who was missing since Friday following the "well-planned" terror attack on Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in New Zealand, has been declared dead by the authorities in New Zealand on Saturday. ... read..


Odisha assembly polls: BSP fields a Transgender candidate
Politics | March 16, 2019 11:41:39 PM IST
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Saturday decided to field a transgender named Kajal Nayak from Korei assembly seat for upcoming assembly elections in Odisha. ... read..


Guinea PM arrives in India to attend conclave on 'India-Africa Project Partnership'
General News | March 16, 2019 11:41:38 PM IST
Prime Minister of Republic of Guinea Ibrahima Kassory Fofana arrived here on Saturday on a ten-day visit to attend the 14th edition of CII-EXIM Bank conclave on 'India-Africa Project Partnership.' ... read..


Sacked IPS officer sees hope in Rajasthan HC order
Jaipur | Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Former Rajasthan cadre IPS officer Pankaj Chaudhary, dismissed earlier this month from the service for alleged extra-marital affair, has exuded confidence that he shall make a comeback while referring to a Rajasthan High Court order, issued on Friday. ... read..


EC bars manifesto release 48 hours before vote day
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission (EC) here on Saturday barred political parties from releasing election manifestos in the last 48 hours of the voting day in the multi-phase Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


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