Amid speculations of some big Congress leaders giving thought to switching sides as the Opposition alliance stares at a collapse, media reports claimed that Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP from Punjab's Anandpur Sahib, Manish Tewari, is in touch with the ... read..
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 18, 2024 3:24:21 PM IST
Gurez Valley, in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, received fresh snowfall on Sunday morning, with the Srinagar weather department predicting heavy to very heavy snow over the higher reaches of the Kashmir division over the next three days, starting tod ... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) | February 18, 2024 2:23:59 PM IST
Speaking on the speculations about Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's wife Sunetra Pawar's candidature against her in Baramati, the pocket borough of the Pawar clan, NCP-Sharadchandra Pawar leader Supriya Sule, said on Sunday that "anyone can ... read..
Wayanad (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 2:23:55 PM IST
After meeting the family members of the Forest Department watcher, who was trampled to death by wild in Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi said that he has asked state's Chief Minister in a letter that why it was taking "so long" to build a medical college in Wayanad, ... read..
On the second day of the Bharatiya Janata Party's National Convention being held at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday proposed a second political resolution named "'BJP' Desh Ki Aasha, Vipaksh Ki Hatasha", mainly focuse ... read..
Ramban (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 18, 2024 12:23:52 PM IST
The State Bank of India (SBI) - Rural Development and Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) is providing free training to women in tailoring and other occupational courses to make them self-reliant, officials said on Sunday. ... read..
West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 18, 2024 12:23:50 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Saturday said that the state needs to achieve 11.5 per cent annual growth (GDP) to fructify its ambitious target of touching the 10 billion US dollar economy by 2028. ... read..
A layer of shallow fog was witnessed in several parts of northern India on Sunday morning, with the Indian Meteorological Department predicting light to moderate rain at several places over the next two days in Delhi, Haryana, and Chandigarh. ... read..
New Delhi [India], February 18: Restoration work is underway at the Patel Nagar-Dayabasti section near the Zakhira flyover in the National Capital after ten wagons of goods train derailed on early Saturday morning, officials said. ... read..
As the farmer protest at the Shambhu border enters the sixth day, Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee leaders said on Sunday that the government had asked for some time to discuss the matter with the union ministers. ... read..
Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Priyanka Kakkar took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement about the BJP aiming for 370 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, emphasizing the democratic nature of the country. ... read..
Responding to Congress claims that Rahul Gandhi was not allowed to take cameras into Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Samrat Chaudhary stated on Saturday that the Congress merely wants to showcase their people and accused them of being ... read..
After the formation of the new cabinet in Jharkhand, Chief Minister Champai Soren, along with state Congress President Rajesh Thakur arrived at Jharkhand Bhawan in the national capital on Saturday. ... read..
Madhya Pradesh Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya has expressed concern over the deteriorating law and order situation in West Bengal in the wake of the Sandeshkhali issue, stating that there is a lack of respect for women in the state. ... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2024 6:24:12 AM IST
The Yogi government is poised to unveil investment projects totalling more than Rs 10 lakh crore during the Ground Breaking Ceremony (GBC@IV), of which a significant portion amounting to Rs 60,000 crore will be directed towards the Bundelkhand region. ... read..
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | February 18, 2024 6:24:10 AM IST
The Jamnagar Court in Gujarat on Saturday allowed filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi a 30-day stay on an order to appeal an order. The appeal will allow Santoshi to challenge the verdict in a higher court. ... read..
Agartala (Tripura) | February 18, 2024 5:23:43 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha occupied the prestigious fifth position in India in terms of popularity rating among the Chief Ministers, according to a recent survey by one of the media aimed at gauging the acceptability of the leaders. ... read..
Amid speculation of a possible rift between Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the grand old party over the new cabinet, Congress MLA Rajesh Kachhap asserted that they will hold meetings with AICC General Secretary KC Venugopal and party chief Mallikarjun K ... read..
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2024 5:23:37 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday alleged that former party president Rahul Gandhi was not allowed to take cameras inside Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Temple by "the employee" of the "camerajivi" sitting in the national capital. ... read..
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national convention on Saturday passed a significant political resolution titled 'Viksit Bharat' highlighting the achievements under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, adding that the Modi government would return to power fo ... read..
Ludhiana (Punjab) | February 18, 2024 2:24:20 AM IST
Amidst the ongoing agitation by farmers demanding legal recognition of Minimum Support Price and implementation of the Swaminathan Committee report including on pricing mechanism, prominent agricultural economist Dr Sardara Singh Johl has said that giving ... read..
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath participated in the two-day national convention of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi on Saturday and said that the inauguration of Ram Temple in Ayodhya has brought immense joy to every devotee of Lord Ram an ... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2024 2:24:14 AM IST
The Yogi government is set to implement investment proposals surpassing Rs 10 lakh crore, with contributions from 37 government departments. Remarkably, 16 of these departments have not only met but exceeded their respective targets. ... read..
Mangaluru (Karnataka) | February 18, 2024 2:24:11 AM IST
Expressing concern that the development and commerce in Coastal Karnataka had taken a beating over the years, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar on Saturday hoped that the people would vote for a change in the upcoming general elections. ... read..
The Haryana government on Saturday extended the ban on mobile internet and bulk SMS services in seven districts till February 19 in view of the 'Delli Chalo' call given by farmers' organisations. ... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | February 17, 2024 11:54:43 PM IST
In a major security breach, several unauthorised activities were detected in the National Security Act (NSA) cell at the highly secure Dibrugarh Jail, which houses, among others, separatist leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh and his associate ... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 17, 2024 11:54:34 PM IST
With the ruling Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal under fire from Opposition parties over the events in North 24 Parganas' Sandeshkhali, the state Director General of Police (DGP) Rajeev Kumar said that a 10-member committee led by two Deputy I ... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 17, 2024 11:54:21 PM IST
In collaboration with various Animal Welfare Organizations, the Veterinary Health Department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has launched an extensive mass anti-rabies vaccination drive. ... read..
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 11:54:18 PM IST
On Saturday morning, a team of 25 doctors, consisting of members of the Allahabad Medical Association, embarked on a cycling journey from Prayagraj to Ayodhya to seek blessings at the revered Ram Lala temple. ... read..
Bhagalpur (Bihar) | February 17, 2024 11:54:16 PM IST
Responding to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav's remark that "doors for Nitish Kumar remains open", Janata Dal-United (JDU) MLA Gopal Mandal on Saturday said that Bihar chief minister will not turn back now. ... read..
Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha attended the National Convention of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name is resonating in the entire country. ... read..
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | February 17, 2024 11:54:11 PM IST
Amid speculation of a possible rift between Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Congress over the new cabinet, former Chief Minister Hemant Soren's brother and party leader Basant Soren on Saturday said that Congress MLAs had some doubts that has been remove ... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 17, 2024 11:54:07 PM IST
Taking a veiled swipe at the BJP-led NDA at the Centre, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said the principles of secularism, equality, and fraternity are the cornerstones of the Constitution. ... read..
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | February 17, 2024 10:54:10 PM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) showcased its offensive capabilities through an enthralling and formidable display of its firepower as it conducted "Exercise Vayu Shakti-24" at the Pokhran air-to-ground range near Jaisalmer on Saturday, said an official releas ... read..
Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that dozens of generations left with the same wish that Lord Ram should once again reside in his temple, an ... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 17, 2024 10:54:05 PM IST
Due to non-compliance with the instructions of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), the Uttarakhand government on Saturday took over the property of Dehradun Integrated Arena Ltd, the firm authorised to operate the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket ... read..
A political resolution was passed on the inaugural day of the BJP's national convention on Saturday, condemning the violent crackdowns on Opposition protests against alleged excesses on women in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali. ... read..
In his first response to the state budget presented by Chief Minister Sukhwinder Sukhu on Saturday, the Leader of Opposition in the Himachal Assembly, Jairam Thakur, on Saturday said the former and his party are 'infamous' for making 'false guarantees'. ... read..
Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda on Saturday urged party workers to strive hard in the Lok Sabha polls to take the party beyond the 370-seat mark and expressed confidence that the Modi government will return to power scoring a hat-trick and creat ... read..
Delhi's Karkardooma Court on Saturday dismissed the bail plea of Sharjeel Imam. The court said that the acts and actions of the accused can be termed as seditious as just after his speeches and activities, riots occurred in North East Delhi in 2020 causin ... read..
As protesting farmers continued to mass and hold their ground on Delhi's borders on Saturday, amid attempts at a breakthrough in talks with the Centre, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi considered them as his fam ... read..
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 8:54:02 PM IST
An Entrepreneur Orientation Programme was organized today at Amity university Noida Campus to encourage the youth of the University and familiarise them with the Prime Minister's National Vision of Contribution to a Developed India by 2047. ... read..
Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand) | February 17, 2024 8:53:53 PM IST
The special operation group (SOG) of Uttarakhand police, with the support of the forest department, arrested an alleged wildlife smuggler on Saturday and recovered two leopard skins from his possession in the district. ... read..
New Delhi / Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 7:54:24 PM IST
The arrival of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and his MP son Nakul Nath at Delhi airport on Saturday has fuelled speculation that the veteran Congress leader could switch sides to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). ... read..
Noting that some people used to ridicule the BJP over the over dates for the construction of the grand temple at Ayodhya, party chief JP Nadda on Saturday took a dig at opposition parties over not attending the Pran Prathistha at Ram Temple last month, sa ... read..
The Delhi Legal Service Authority (DLSA) on Saturday filed the Victim Impact Assessment Report required for the assessment of compensation to the family of Ankit Saksena who was killed in full public view in West Delhi in 2018. ... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 7:54:10 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took stock of the preparations being made for the upcoming Ground Breaking Ceremony (GBC@IV) at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan on Saturday, given Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to the event, and deliv ... read..
Virudhnagar (Tamil Nadu) | February 17, 2024 7:54:04 PM IST
At least nine people have been killed and three are reported to be in critical condition after a massive explosion took place at a firecracker manufacturing unit in the Virudhnagar district on Saturday. ... read..
Amid the BJP's ongoing National Convention in the national capital on Saturday, the party's national general secretary Vinod Tawde said national president JP Nadda delivered the opening address at the meeting while the key office-bearers also received cer ... read..
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 6:54:19 PM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday conducted a successful launch of its meteorological satellite INSAT-3DS aboard spacecraft GSLV F14 at 5.35 pm from the Sriharikota spaceport. ... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 17, 2024 6:54:06 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer Dr BVRC Purushottam took a high-level meeting regarding law and order, deployment of police forces and central security forces Uttarakhand in view of the upcoming general elections. ... read..
Aizawl (Mizoram) | February 17, 2024 5:55:02 PM IST
In a joint operation, the Assam Rifles and Customs Preventive Force of Champhai in Mizoram recovered and seized 90 bags of poppy seeds weighing 5400 kg at the Zokhawthar area in Champhai district and arrested two. ... read..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the BJP, saying that if the ruling party at the Centre does not face defeat in this year's general elections, then the Aam Aadmi Party "will make India free of BJP" rule in the ... read..
Amid the ongoing two-day national convention at Bharat Mandapam, on Saturday, various leaders from the party have arrived reflecting an atmosphere of confidence and enthusiasm on the highly anticipated event. ... read..
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 3:54:51 PM IST
Reports of former Madhya Pradesh Congress Chief Kamal and his son Lok Sabha MP Nakul Nath flying down to Delhi on Saturday have once again resulted in speculation that the veteran Congress leader could switch sides to the BJP. ... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) | February 17, 2024 3:54:39 PM IST
Publicity campaign vehicles in Baramati showcased pictures of NCP Chief Ajit Pawar and his wife Sunetra, even as speculation continued on her being the candidate of the NCP (Ajit Pawar) for the constituency in the Lok Sabha. This constituency that was rep ... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 17, 2024 3:54:36 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan claimed on Saturday that all the protests that have been organised by student wing of the ruling CPI (M) against him are joint ventures of the Students Federation of India (SFI) and the Popular Front of India (PFI), a ba ... read..
In the pursuit of advancing the Defence Sector through the 'Make in India' initiative, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) held deliberations with Swedish marine engine maker, Marine Jet Power (MJP). ... read..
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 2:24:01 PM IST
The Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Saturday inaugurated a newly constructed arbitration centre in Allahabad High Court, he also launched a book 'Courts of Uttar Pradesh. Speaking at the inauguration the CJI said the Prayagraj arbitration centre ... read..
Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule (Sharad Pawar faction) called it 'unfortunate and painful' on Saturday after the Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narwekar ruled that the Ajit Pawar-led faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is the real political party. ... read..
Baramati (Maharashtra) | February 17, 2024 2:23:51 PM IST
Veteran politician Sharad Pawar said on Saturday the Election Commission's decision to recognise the group led by his nephew Ajit Pawar as the 'real' Nationalist Congress Party was "not in accordance with law" and he has approached the Supreme Court again ... read..
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) | February 17, 2024 1:23:58 PM IST
Pradeep Panigrahi, the former Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and MLA representing Gopalpur, hinted at the likelihood of joining the BJP. Panigrahi revealed that a meeting took place between him and BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) state President Manmohan Samal ... read..
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | February 17, 2024 1:23:57 PM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch its meteorological satellite INSAT-3DS aboard spacecraft GSLV F14 at 5.35 pm Saturday from the Sriharikota spaceport. It will study weather forecasts and natural disaster warnings. ... read..
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has chargesheeted one more accused who was working as a production executive in the Tamil film industry in the case related to the revival of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Sri Lanka and India, the agenc ... read..