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2002 Godhra riots: Convict Yakkub Patadiya awarded life imprisonment
General News | March 20, 2019 2:41:40 PM IST
A Special SIT court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to convict Yakkub Patadiya in connection with 2002 Godhra train carnage incident. ... read..


Hundreds of women participate in two-wheeler rally for voter awareness in Raipur
General News | March 20, 2019 2:41:39 PM IST
Hundreds of women participated in a two-wheeler rally organised to create voter awareness for ensuring maximum voter participation in the Lok Sabha elections.The rally was organised by Women and Child Development department and is part of Systematic Voter ... read..


Shiv Sena slams BJP for showing undue hurry to get Sawant appointed as Goa CM
Politics | March 20, 2019 1:41:48 PM IST
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday accused the BJP of showing undue hurry to get state BJP president Pramod Sawant appointed as the Chief Minister, a day after the death of Manohar Parikkar on Sunday. ... read..


Only must belong to RSS dynasty to be CM or PM in BJP regime: Kapil Sibal
Politics | March 20, 2019 1:41:45 PM IST
Hitting back at BJP's criticism to Congress's 'dynastic politics', party leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that only those from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh "dynasty" can become chief minister or prime minister in BJP regime. ... read..


Fire breaks out at MSRTC garage in Pune
General News | March 20, 2019 1:41:44 PM IST
Fire broke out at a garage of Shivneri luxury buses here on Wednesday. ... read..


Priyanka hits back at PM Modi over 'dynasty' remark, says BJP attacked every institution in last 5 years
Politics | March 20, 2019 12:11:42 PM IST
Reacting strongly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet on dynasty politics, Congress General Secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that the BJP has systematically attacked every institution in last five years. ... read..


Maharashtra: 3 farmers dead after inhaling poisonous gas in water pipeline manhole
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:48 AM IST
Three persons died on Tuesday after they inhaled poisonous gas in a manhole of a pipeline being used to draw water for their crops in Chikal area of Aurangabad, a corporation official said. ... read..


Two held, Rs 2 cr cash recovered from a Mercedes car in Maharashtra
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:46 AM IST
An election vigilance team on Tuesday arrested two men and recovered approximately Rs 2 crore cash from a Mercedes car near a check-post in Amalner village of Beed district. ... read..


Delhi court to take up ED plea for quizzing Geelani's kin
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:42 AM IST
The Patiala House Court is scheduled to take up Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea later today seeking permission to interrogate separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Shah alias Altaf Fantoosh and two others, Zahoor Watali and Naval Kishore ... read..


Bihar: 200 huts gutted in Muzaffarpur fire
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:41 AM IST
Around 200 huts were gutted in a massive fire which broke out on Tuesday night in a slum here, the district officials said. ... read..


Congress' Tariq Anwar responds to Modi's dynasty tweet: How can one who is not from a dynasty say this?
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:11:39 AM IST
Congress leader Tariq Anwar on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comments on dynastic politics. ... read..


Toll in Karnataka building crash rises to 3
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
With the death of one more person in a building collapse in Karnataka's Dharwad, the toll has touched three, police said on Wednesday. ... read..


Friends of student attack college teacher, get beaten up
General News | March 20, 2019 9:41:44 AM IST
Two men were thrashed by the staff of Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University here after they barged into the premises of the varsity to settle the score with a teacher who had beaten their friend. ... read..


Goa's BJP-led coalition government faces floor test
Panaji | Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 AM IST
Newly appointed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who heads a BJP-led coalition government, will face a floor test to prove his dispensation's majority in the 36-member state legislative assembly on Wednesday. ... read..


Dharwad building collapse: 37 rescued, rescue operation continues
General News | March 20, 2019 6:41:40 AM IST
At least 37 people have been rescued from the site where an under-construction building collapsed at Dharwad's Kumareshwar Nagar on Tuesday evening. ... read..


Tripura BJP vice president Subal Bhowmik joins Congress
Politics | March 20, 2019 6:11:40 AM IST
Subal Bhowmik, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state vice president, quit the party on Tuesday to join the Congress. ... read..


Holika Dahan: Seeking ban on PUBG, Mumbai brothers to burn effigy of mobile game
General News | March 20, 2019 6:11:39 AM IST
To create awareness about the negative impact of PUBG on gamers, Amar and Ashish Vitthal, twin brothers from Sion Koliwada, have built an effigy of the mobile game which they plan to burn today on the occasion of 'Holika Dahan'. ... read..


Ahead of LS polls, 'Shaurya Gulaal' being sold at Jaipur BJP office
General News | March 20, 2019 5:41:44 AM IST
With the Lok Sabha polls inching closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking to reach out to the masses through the festival of Holi by selling packets of 'Shaurya Gulaal'. ... read..


Prakash Ambedkar slams Sharad Pawar for 'ignoring' Dawood's surrender proposal
Politics | March 20, 2019 5:41:43 AM IST
Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) leader Prakash Ambedkar on Tuesday asked NCP chief Sharad Pawar to answer why he ignored underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's proposal to surrender in the 1990s. ... read..


Shivpal Yadav forms political front, ropes in Peace Party, Krishna Patel's faction of Apna Dal
Politics | March 20, 2019 5:41:40 AM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Yadav on Tuesday formed a political front, named Progressive Democratic Alliance (PDA), in collaboration with Peace Party, Krishna Patel's faction of Apna Dal, among othe ... read..


Can't make a prediction about floor test: Girish Chodankar
Politics | March 20, 2019 4:11:41 AM IST
Ahead of the floor test in the Goa Assembly today, state Congress president Girish Chodankar said he "can't make a prediction" about who the MLAs will side with. ... read..


Wish we could have more corridors like Kartarpur between India, Pakistan: Mufti
Politics | March 20, 2019 4:11:40 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti opined that opening corridors like the Kartarpur Corridor would "promote friendship" between India and Pakistan. ... read..


KCR calls BJP 'duplicate Hindus', says 'we are real Hindus'
Politics | March 20, 2019 4:11:37 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday termed leaders of BJP as 'duplicate Hindus' while referring to himself as a 'real Hindu'. ... read..


Chhattisgarh CM meets CRPF jawan injured in Dantewada IED blast
General News | March 20, 2019 3:41:43 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met CRPF jawan Sumit, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital here after sustaining injuries in the IED blast which took place in Dantewada on Monday. ... read..


Country will develop only through regional parties: TRS MP Kavitha
Politics | March 20, 2019 3:41:41 AM IST
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP from Nizamabad, K Kavitha criticised the BJP and Congress for failing to develop the country and said only regional parties can fuel development. ... read..


West Nile Fever: Health Ministry reviews preparedness in Kerala
General News | March 20, 2019 3:41:37 AM IST
The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, along with officials from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reviewed the current situation, state preparedness and action taken to deal with West Nile Fever (WNF) here after a minor boy in the district ... read..


ED attaches properties of Hizb-ul Mujahideen terrorists in terror financing case
Politics | March 20, 2019 3:11:38 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 1.22 crore owned by Mohammad Shafi Shah and six other terrorists affiliated with the Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen in a terror financing case. ... read..


Ex-Congress minister DK Aruna joins BJP
Politics | March 20, 2019 3:41:38 AM IST
Former Telangana minister DK Aruna joined BJP in the presence of the ruling party's president, Amit Shah, here on Tuesday night. ... read..


TMC delegation meets EC officials, accuses BJP of violating Model Code of Conduct
Politics | March 20, 2019 2:11:40 AM IST
A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation comprising Derek O'Brien, Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, and Chandan Mitra approached the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday to lodge a complaint against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regarding an alleged violatio ... read..


Prashant Kishor's advise to Jagan Reddy adversely affecting peace in AP: Lanka Dinakar
Politics | March 20, 2019 2:11:39 AM IST
TDP leader Lanka Dinakar on Tuesday said the advise that Janata Dal (United) vice president Prashant Kishor is offering YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is "adversely affecting peace and harmony" in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


BJP amplifies poll campaign with 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' caller tunes
Politics | March 20, 2019 1:41:39 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a bid to amplify its poll campaign, is now looking at reaching out to the masses with the 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' caller tune ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Chopped finger lands pickpocket, accomplice in jail
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The impression of a pickpocket's chopped finger found from the crime spot has helped the police arrest him and his accomplice here. ... read..


Congress releases 6th list of candidates for LS polls
Politics | March 20, 2019 1:11:38 AM IST
The Congress party on Tuesday released its sixth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, including seven from Maharashtra and two from Kerala. ... read..


Congress will scrap Citizenship Bill forever: Rahul
Itanagar | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Launching his party's Lok Sabha campaign for the northeast, here on Tuesday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would be scrapped if his party came to power. ... read..


Not job of PM or parties to decide Ram Janmabhoomi: KCR
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday said it was not job of the Prime Minister or political parties to decide where is the Ram Janmabhoomi. ... read..


Congress has officially ruled out alliance: Kejriwal
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Congress has officially conveyed its "no" for an alliance in the city. ... read..


BJP to drop all 10 sitting MPs in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The BJP will change all its 10 sitting MPs in Chhattisgarh, party General Secretary and state in charge Anil Jain said on Tuesday. ... read..


Pickpockets targeted Parrikar's funeral procession, 12 held
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The Panaji city police have arrested 11 pickpockets and a chain snatcher over the last 24 hours in the state capital after several wallets and mobile phones were reported stolen and a chain snatched, during the funeral procession of Chief Minister Manohar ... read..


Police, EC seize over Rs 68 lakh cash in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The police and Election Commission officials have made a cumulative seizure of cash amount of over Rs 68 lakh and fake Indian currency notes of more than Rs 2 lakh face value across West Bengal, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Former forest service officer in fray from Shillong
Shillong | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Former Indian Forest Service officer T.H.S. Bonny on Tuesday filed his nomination papers from the Shillong Lok Sabha seat as a candidate of Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM). ... read..


EC notice, police complaint against BJP MP over campaign song (Lead)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday slapped a show-cause notice on Union minster and BJP leader Babul Supriyo for not seeking permission before releasing a video of his party's campaign song for Bengal on the social media. ... read..


Hear Q, the world's first genderless voice for AI systems
Others | March 19, 2019 11:41:58 PM IST
If you use an AI-enabled voice assistant, chances are it is in a female voice. Though there is always a way to change it to a male voice, the core technology has been designed in such a way that it is either of the two 'socially accepted' genders. ... read..


Now, buy your favourite dress directly on Instagram
Others | March 19, 2019 11:41:55 PM IST
Instagram is addictive and its parent, Facebook, is looking at ways to ensure you stay hooked for even longer. The photo and video sharing service is exploring a new tool that will allow you to shop products you drool over while scrolling. ... read..


Tharoor denies having violated Model Code of Conduct
Politics | March 19, 2019 11:41:54 PM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday denied having violated the Model Code of Conduct. "The posters featuring Malayalam and English editions of my books including 'Why I am a Hindu' have not been put up by me," he said. ... read..


Cast your vote to secure your own interest: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Politics | March 19, 2019 11:41:52 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday urged the people to cast their votes in favour of a party which talks and works for the people's welfare. ... read..


Patiala Law University students protest against suspension of six
General News | March 19, 2019 11:41:51 PM IST
Students at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in Punjab's Patiala on Tuesday continued to protest against the suspension of six students. ... read..


MP: Court quashes govt order of hiking reservation for OBC in NEET
General News | March 19, 2019 11:41:49 PM IST
Jabalpur High Court on Tuesday quashed Madhya Pradesh government's order of increasing the percentage of reservation for OBC community to 27 per cent in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG Counselling. ... read..


Delhi Police armed with state-of-the-art mobile control room
General News | March 19, 2019 11:41:47 PM IST
In its continuous drive towards modernisation, Delhi Police on Tuesday inducted a state-of-the-art Mobile Control Room (MCR) with all modern equipment for easier communication in different parts of the national capital. ... read..


Central Railway to dismantle 5 foot-over-bridges
General News | March 19, 2019 11:41:44 PM IST
Central Railway (CR) will dismantle five foot-over-bridges (FOBs) at Bhandup, Kurla, Vikhroli, Diva, and Kalyan Junction stations. ... read..


West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee challenges PM Modi, Amit Shah to a competition of Sanskrit shlokas
Politics | March 19, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah to a competition of Sanskrit shlokas. ... read..


AP CEO issues 89 notices for violation of Model Code of Conduct on social media
Politics | March 19, 2019 11:41:41 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi on Tuesday said that 89 notices have been issued for the violation of Model Code of Conduct on social media so far. ... read..


Won't allow Citizenship bill in Northeast: Rahul Gandhi
Politics | March 19, 2019 11:41:40 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stated that Congress will not allow the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the North East if it is voted to power. ... read..


Accused escapes from police custody in Srinagar
General News | March 19, 2019 11:41:38 PM IST
An accused escaped from police custody on Tuesday while he was being produced before a court here, police said. ... read..


Mamata to give Holi a miss as tribute to Pulwama martyrs
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Tuesday announced that she would not celebrate Holi this year as a tribute to the CRPF troopers slain in the recent Pulwama terror attack. ... read..


Mamata takes potshots at BJP over Ram temple
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Taking a dig at the BJP-led central dispensation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said while they could not even construct one Ram temple, her government has spruced up the pilgrimage spots as part of its development programmes. ... read..


Minor's body recovered, rapist absconding
Firozabad | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The police continue to remain clueless about the whereabouts of an alleged rapist who abducted a minor from a village in Sirsaganj area. The eight-year-old victim's blood-stained was found in an agricultural field. ... read..


HC adjourns hearing on Hardik Patel's plea
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on a plea of Congress leader and convener of Patidar Ananmat Aandolan Samiti (PAAS), Hardik Patel, seeking a stay on the conviction by Mehsana district court, to enable him to contest the upcoming ge ... read..


EC asks parties not to use defence forces in poll campaigns
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday directed all political parties and candidates to desist from "indulging in any political propaganda" involving activities of the defence forces. ... read..


Congress announces Ghaziabad candidate
Ghaziabad | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The Congress has announced Dolly Sharma as its candidate for the Ghaziabad parliamentary constituency for the coming general election. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Purnea on March 23
| Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Amid uncertainty over seat sharing in the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) in Bihar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi is likely to address a rally in Purnea district on March 23. ... read..


Karnataka building collapse: 2 dead, rescue operations continue on 'war footing'
General News | March 19, 2019 11:11:38 PM IST
Two people have died and at least seven are still trapped under debris after an under construction building collapsed here on Tuesday, officials said. ... read..


NCP ex-Maharashtra Dy. CM's son to join BJP (Lead)
Solapur (Maharashtra) | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
After a major show of strength in his hometown Akluj here on Tuesday evening, Ranjitsinh, son of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP and former Deputy Chief Minister Vijaysinh Mohite-Patil, announced he would join the Bharatiya Janata Party tomorrow. ... read..


Pawar meets Rahul, AAP over opposition alliance (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
NCP chief Sharad Pawar had separate meetings with Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday amid speculation that the Congress and AAP could still come together in Delhi to fight the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Staring at defeat, Modi reinventing slogans: Congress
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modis "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign, the Congress on Tuesday said that staring at defeat, he was changing his slogans more frequently than his clothes. ... read..


Two of Lokpal's judicial members former CMs' children
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Among the four judicial members of the Lokpal panel appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday, two are the children of former Chief Ministers. ... read..


Congress on verge of losing main opposition status in Telangana
Politics | March 19, 2019 10:41:40 PM IST
The Congress party in Telangana is on the verge of losing its main opposition status in the state assembly with 8 of its MLAs defecting to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) in last one month. ... read..


LS polls: All 10 BJP MPs in Chhattisgarh to not get tickets
Politics | March 19, 2019 10:41:38 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will replace all 10 sitting MPs with fresh candidates in Chhattisgarh and contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections with "renewed enthusiasm", state BJP in-charge and National General Secretary Anil Jain said. ... read..


15 BJP Ministers, MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh join NPP
Itanagar/Guwahati | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
In a setback to the BJP in Arunachal Pradesh, 15 of its leaders including two ministers and 12 other sitting legislators joined the National Peoples' Party (NPP) on Tuesday. ... read..


Social media ethics' code by Wednesday (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The Election Commission (EC) here on Tuesday urged internet companies, including social media platforms, to come up with a model code document for themselves on the lines of the model code of conduct for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as well as for the ... read..


Tug-of-war in grand alliance over Darbhanga, Madhubani seats
Patna | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Seat sharing in 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) for the Lok Sabha elections has turned into a tug-of-war among parties with Darbhanga and Madhubani parliamentary constituencies emerging as trouble spots. ... read..


President Kovind appoints Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as India's first Lokpal
General News | March 19, 2019 10:11:45 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the first Lokpal of India. ... read..


Researchers develop jellyfish-inspired self-healing skin
Others | March 19, 2019 10:11:44 PM IST
In what could prove a breakthrough in building even more human-like robots of the future, researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed an electronic skin that can heal itself, stretches well and is also touch-sensitive. ... read..


PM Modi to address chowkidars tommorow
Politics | March 19, 2019 10:11:42 PM IST
In the run up to the Lok Sabha polling campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday address over 25 lakh watchmen from across the country and share the "colours of Holi" with them, BJP announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Pawan Kalyan led JSP releases fourth list of candidates
Politics | March 19, 2019 10:11:39 PM IST
Actor turned politician, Pawan Kalyan led Jan Sena party on Thursday released the fourth list of candidates for the upcoming General and Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


Modi to intensify 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would interact with people across the country through audio bridge technology as part of his "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign on March 20, a day ahead of Holi, the festival of colours. ... read..


Justice P.C. Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Retired Supreme Court judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose has been appointed as India's first Lokpal, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said on Tuesday. ... read..


CBI director starts weekly interactions with staff
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to improve interdepartmental synergies in the Central probe agency and avoid festering acrimony between officials, CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has started holding weekly interactions with his officials. ... read..


Not only Google+, say bye to Inbox too
Others | March 19, 2019 9:41:42 PM IST
Along with the Google+, another service from the search giant is going down on April 2, 2019. The Inbox by Google app is also heading its planned demise. ... read..


Facebook says New Zealand attack video was viewed 4,000 times before it was pulled down
Others | March 19, 2019 9:41:41 PM IST
After pulling down 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand attack from its platform, Facebook has now revealed more information related to the extent of distribution of the terrible video. ... read..


Likened to Indira as she is still loved: Priyanka (3rd Lead)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday said that people compared her looks with her grandmother Indira Gandhi as they still remember the late Prime Minister with respect for the work she had done for them. ... read..


Sanjay Singh, Pawar meet over possible alliance
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh and NCP leader Sharad Pawar met at the latter's residence here on Tuesday amid speculation that the Congress and AAP could still come together in Delhi to fight the Lok Sabha eletions. ... read..


Gujarat HC issues notice to EC on Talala by-election
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Election Commission seeking an explanation for conducting by-elections for the Assembly seat of Talala in Gujarat. ... read..


Internet service providers block sites playing NZ terror attack videos
Internet | March 19, 2019 9:11:40 PM IST
Following the deadly terror attacks on the mosques in New Zealand, internet service providers are also taking measures to stop the spread of the violent videos online. ... read..


Delhi: BJP holds CEC meeting in presence of PM Modi, Amit Shah
Politics | March 19, 2019 9:11:39 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Central Election Committee (CEC) met on Tuesday to discuss seat sharing allocation in 10 states. ... read..


Transgender named Maharashtra Election Icon
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
For a second time since 2014, a transgender activist - Gauri Sawant - has been appointed one of Maharashtra's 12 'Election Icons' for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, an official said here on Tuesday. ... read..


Protest over farmer's death: Ludhiana-Ferozepur Road blocked
General News | March 19, 2019 8:41:44 PM IST
Traffic on Ludhiana-Ferozepur Road remained disturbed as farmers union staged a sit-in protest on Tuesday over the alleged suicide of a farmer in Kokri Kalan Village in the district. ... read..


Binge watching political dramas not all bad reveals study
Quirky | March 19, 2019 8:41:42 PM IST
Don't feel guilty after binge-watching your favourite political dramas. It may lead to an increased interest in politics, according to a recent study. ... read..


Rajnath Singh to not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama terror attack
Politics | March 19, 2019 8:41:40 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said he will not celebrate the festival of Holi this year in the wake of Pulwama terrorist attack. ... read..


EC notice to BJP's Babul Supriyo over campaign song
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday slapped a show cause notice on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Asansol MP and Union Minster Babul Supriyo for failing to seek its permission before releasing the video of campaign song for Bengal on the social media. ... read..


Poll panel meets representatives of Internet firms (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Representatives of Internet companies, including social media platforms, on Tuesday had an inconclusive meeting with Election Commission officils on the use of social media for campaigning in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls while the Model Code of Conduct is ... read..


Rahul launches election campaign in Northeast
Imphal | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Launching his party's election campaign in the Northeast from Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday evening for a two-day visit to Manipur. ... read..


PG Diploma holders in BAP get highest domestic placement offer of Rs 35 lakh
Kharagpur | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The final placements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics Programme of IIM Calcutta, ISI and IIT Kharagpur for the 2017-2019 batch saw the 52 students receiving altogether 66 offers from 35 firms, with the average salary going up to Rs 24.40 ... read..


Holi festival: Metro services to resume after 2.30 pm on March 21: DMRC
General News | March 19, 2019 8:11:49 PM IST
Delhi Metro services will remain suspended till late afternoon on Thursday owing to Holi festival. ... read..


BJYM activists protest against Kamal Nath's new initiative for job creation
Politics | March 19, 2019 8:11:46 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists on Tuesday protested against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's move to impart 90-day skilling training programme for the youths for some gainful engagements. ... read..


CEC meets with social media heads on Model Code
General News | March 19, 2019 8:11:48 PM IST
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Tuesday met with heads and representatives of various social media platforms ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Indian Army Special Forces to get American assault rifles, parachutes
General News | March 19, 2019 8:11:40 PM IST
In a major boost to the firepower of Army's elite Special Forces, India is going to buy assault rifles, ammunition, and several other specialised equipment from the United States. ... read..


2 feared dead, 50 trapped in Karnataka building crash (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Two people were feared killed and about 50 others were trapped when a multi-storey commercial building under construction collapsed in Karnataka's Dharwad on Tuesday, police said. ... read..


Former CBI top official to contest Visakhapatnam LS seat
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Former CBI Joint Director V.V. Lakshminarayana will contest the elections from the Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha constituency on a Jana Sena ticket, the party announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Separatist activist escapes from court complex
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
An overground worker of militants escaped on Tuesday from the court complex in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar district. ... read..


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