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Modi pro-rich, says Priyanka on Ganga ride (3rd Lead)
Prayagraj | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday launched her three-day Prayagraj-Varanasi boat ride on the Ganga river as part of the Lok Sabha election campaign, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being a friend of industrialists. ... read..


Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM (Lead)
Panaji | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government on Monday evening by Governor Mridula Sinha, a senior BJP leader said. ... read..


Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM
Panaji | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government on Monday evening by Governor Mridula Sinha, a senior BJP leader said. ... read..


Bihar Grand Alliance deadlock over seats continues
Patna | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The deadlock over seat sharing in the "Mahagathbandhan" (Grand Alliance) in Bihar continued on Monday and it is unlikely to resolve in the next 24 hours. ... read..


Hardik Patel wants to contest from Jamnagar
Gandhinagar | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who has joined the Congress, has shown a desire to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Jamnagar seat in Gujarat and asked the party high command to field him there. ... read..


Congress is rowing a direction-less boat: BJP mocks Priyanka's Ganga yatra
Politics | March 18, 2019 7:41:46 PM IST
The BJP on Monday took a swipe at Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi's 'Ganga yatra' and said the latter is "rowing a direction-less boat". ... read..


I-T Dept gears up to curb use of black money during LS polls
General News | March 18, 2019 7:41:43 PM IST
In an attempt to curb the menace of black money during the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, the Director General of Income Tax (Investigation) has announced a slew of measures and has also called upon the people to report financial irregularities if noticed b ... read..


Muslim litigant in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute meets Hindu saint to extend Holi greetings
General News | March 18, 2019 7:41:40 PM IST
Three days ahead of Holi, Iqbal Ansari, the litigant in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute met Mahant Dharam Das on Monday to extend Holi greetings. ... read..


Grass root level worker Pramila Bisoi is BJD's candidate for Aska Lok Sabha constituency
Politics | March 18, 2019 7:41:38 PM IST
Committed to women's emancipation, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief and Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a Self Help Group (SHG) worker Pramila Bisoi as the candidate from Aska Lok Sabha constituency from where he had started his pol ... read..


Notification for 91 LS seats in first phase issued
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission, here on Monday, issued notification for the first phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for 91 constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories. ... read..


Six CRPF personnel injured in Maoist attack
Raipur | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Six CRPF troopers were injured on Monday when Maoists exploded an IED (improvised explosive device) and opened fire in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh, officials said. ... read..


Rahul takes dig at Modi in Karnataka (Dangal 2019)
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the "chowkidar" (watchman) was protecting the interests of tycoons Anil Ambani and Gautam Adani. ... read..


UP Dy CM Sharma accuses Congress of politicising Parrikar's death
Politics | March 18, 2019 7:11:38 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Monday accused the Congress party of "politicising" the demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. ... read..


New Goa government delayed as allies yet to agree on CM
Panaji | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The swearing-in of a new BJP-led government in Goa has been delayed as potential allies appear to have, for now, baulked at its attempts to nominate Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant for the Chief Minister's post. ... read..


2019 polls a battle between Modi and Mamata: TMC MP
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee on Monday termed the 2019 Lok Sabha polls "a duel between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee" and urged the voters in the state to put all their force behind her. ... read..


Parrikar cremated with full military, state honours
Panaji | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The last rites of Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday after suffering from pancreatic cancer for over a year, were held with full military and state honours at the Miramar beach here on Monday evening. ... read..


BJP, Congress face challenges from allies in Tripura
Agartala | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress in Tripura are likely to face electoral challenges as their traditional allies -- IPFT and INPT, both tribal parties -- have decided to field candidates in the two Lok Sabha seats in the state. ... read..


We played important role in de-escalating tension between India-Pakistan: UAE envoy to India
General News | March 18, 2019 6:41:43 PM IST
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) played an important role in de-escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan following the dastardly Pulwama terror attack, its Ambassador Ahmed Al Banna said here on Monday. ... read..


Goa's son of soil Manohar Parrikar cremated with full State Honour
General News | March 18, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
Thousands of mourners on Monday gave a teary tribute to Goa's four-time chief minister Manohar Parrikar as his body was cremated with full the State Honour here. ... read..


LJP defers announcement of candidates for Bihar
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Monday finalised the names of candidates for the six constituencies it will contest in Bihar. It will announce them by Wednesday. ... read..


Goa's son of soil Manohar Parrikar cremated with full state honors
General News | March 18, 2019 6:11:52 PM IST
Thousands of mourners on Monday gave a teary tribute to Goa's four-time chief minister Manohar Parrikar as his body was cremated with full state honours. ... read..


24-yr-old student completes a 9-day cycling journey from Jammu to Delhi to raise funds for Pulwama martyrs
Culture | March 18, 2019 6:11:50 PM IST
A 24-year-old Manipur cyclist Philem Rohan Singh, completed a nine-day cycling journey from Jammu to Greater Noida in a bid to raise funds for the martyrs of Pulwama Attack. ... read..


Election Commission issues notification for first phase of LS polls
Politics | March 18, 2019 6:11:49 PM IST
The Election Commission of India on Monday issued a notification for the first phase of Lok Sabha election, which is due to be held on April 11. ... read..


Amroha artist pays tribute to Parrikar by making his 6 feet long charcoal portrait
Politics | March 18, 2019 6:11:47 PM IST
Noted painter Mohammad Zohaib Rahman on Monday made a six feet long charcoal portrait to pay his respect to late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. ... read..


Parrikar worked for people till his last breath: Sumitra Mahajan
Politics | March 18, 2019 6:11:44 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday paid tributes to late Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar saying he was a highly capable and energetic man who worked till his last breath. ... read..


Indian Coast Guard ship rescues six crew members of sinking vessel, one still missing
General News | March 18, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard ship on Monday saved the lives of six out of the seven crew members who were on board on a sinking tug boat, Revti. ... read..


Odisha: Naveen Patnaik to contest assembly polls from 2 seats, BJD announces first list
Politics | March 18, 2019 6:11:41 PM IST
Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, will be contesting from two constituencies for the first time in the upcoming Assembly polls. ... read..


Mayawati, Akhilesh snub Congress for saying it will leave 7 seats for them
Politics | March 18, 2019 5:41:40 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday snubbed the Congress for saying that it will leave 7 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh for the coalition of the SP-BSP-RLD coalition. ... read..


I've come out of home as Constitution and country are in danger: Priyanka Gandhi
Politics | March 18, 2019 5:41:38 PM IST
For many years I had been sitting at home, but I have come out because the country and the Constitution are in danger, said Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra here on Monday. ... read..


BJD names 63 Lok Sabha, Assembly candidates
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday declared the first list of nine Lok Sabha and 54 Assembly candidates. ... read..


Filing of nominations begins in Uttarakhand
Dehradun | Monday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
The filing of nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections began in Uttarakhand on Monday. ... read..


PM Modi pays last respects to Manohar Parrikar
General News | March 18, 2019 5:11:52 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid last respects to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar here on Monday. ... read..


Several flights delayed as IAF aircraft suffers tyre burst at Pune airport
General News | March 18, 2019 5:11:50 PM IST
An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft suffered a tyre burst at Lohegaon airport here on Monday and remained stranded there for more than an hour before it was cleared from the runway. ... read..


Tilt training helps prevent fainting: study
Quirky | March 18, 2019 5:11:46 PM IST
In a recent research it has been found out that tilt training prevents fainting. Besides, the training improved quality of life, reduced the worry and fear about future fainting and enabled patients to return to work. ... read..


Forgetting requires more brain power than remembering
Quirky | March 18, 2019 5:11:40 PM IST
A recent research has unveiled that forgetting requires more brain efforts than trying to remember. The discovery was made through neuroimaging at the University of Texas, Austin. ... read..


Karnataka Congress leader quits, joins BJP
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Congress leader A. Manju resigned from the party over the alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


If voted to power, Rahul assures direct transfer of minimum wages
Politics | March 18, 2019 4:41:54 PM IST
Reiterating his promise of minimum basic income, Congress president Rahul Gandhi announced on Monday that if voted to power his party will deposit money directly into the bank accounts of poor. ... read..


Sukhbir Singh Badal condemns Pak's restrictions on Kartarpur corridor
General News | March 18, 2019 4:41:44 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday slammed Pakistan's comments in regard with Kartarpur corridor and said that Pakistan has shown its true colours now. ... read..


Shooting livestreams a new rage on social media
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Facebook livestreaming of New Zealand mosque shooting has brought to the fore a critical issue for the law enforcement agencies to deal with, as tech giants struggle to find a solution to pro-actively stop such incidents. ... read..


Giriraj upset over being shifted to Begusarai
Patna | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
A day after the BJP gave Bihar's Nawada Lok Sabha seat to the LJP, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday expressed unhappiness and hinted he may not contest from Begusarai where he is being shifted. ... read..


KPCC formally asks Rahul to fight polls from state
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday formally invited Congress President Rahul Gandhi to contest the Lok Sabha elections from the state. ... read..


Property dealer shot dead in Dehradun
Dehradun | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
A property dealer was found shot dead here on Monday, police said. ... read..


Shigmo festival cancelled in wake of CM's death
Panaji | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Goa Tourism Department on Monday cancelled the traditional Shigmo festivities, scheduled to be held from March 21, in view of the demise of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday. ... read..


Goa LoP meets Governor, stakes claim (Lead)
Panaji | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Congress on Monday met Governor Mridula Sinha and staked claim to form the government in Goa, as it is the single largest party in the Legislative Assembly, Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said. ... read..


I challenge PM Modi for an open debate with Rahul, says BK Hariprasad
General News | March 18, 2019 4:11:40 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has not addressed even a single press conference during his five-year-long tenure, should have a debate with Rahul Gandhi on an open platform, said senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad on Monday. ... read..


Congress playing opportune politics in Goa after Parrikar's demise: Ram Madhav
General News | March 18, 2019 4:11:39 PM IST
It is sad that Congress is finding Manohar Parrikar's demise as an opportune moment to play politics in Goa, said BJP leader Ram Madhav here on Sunday. ... read..


Modi regime suppressing people: Priyanka (2nd Lead)
Prayagraj | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday kicked off her three-day Lok Sabha campaign by taking a boat ride on the Ganga river from here, accusing the Modi government of slapping sedition charges against dissenters. ... read..


Administrative work suffers in Agra ahead of polls (Dangal 2019)
Agra | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
At a time when there is increasing concern about the manner of conservation work being done on World Heritage monuments like the Taj Mahal, administrative work in government departments has come to a virtual halt as officials have either been put on poll ... read..


Cong should not create confusion, SP-BSP alliance in UP capable of defeating BJP: Akhilesh endorses Mayawati
Politics | March 18, 2019 3:41:47 PM IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday endorsed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's statement that the BSP-SP alliance can alone defeat the BJP without Congress' support in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


LS polls: Jana Sena and alliance partners finalize seat sharing in Andhra Pradesh
General News | March 18, 2019 3:41:46 PM IST
The BSP, CPI, CPM and JSP on Monday finalized their seat sharing agreement in Andhra Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


PM in Goa, pays homage to Parrikar, meets family
Panaji | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Monday and paid floral tributes to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. ... read..


Owaisi files nomination for 4th term from Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday filed the nomination for the Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat. ... read..


We are capable of defeating BJP in UP: SP, BSP (Lead)
Lucknow | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
A day after the Congress announced that it will not contest on seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP leader Mayawati on Monday said that their alliance was capable of defeating the BJP. ... read..


Uttarakhand youth dies after falling into Ganga
Dehradun | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
A youth has died after falling into the river Ganga in Pauri district of Uttarakhand, police said. ... read..


Officers backing early Assembly polls harassed: Omar
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah alleged on Monday that officers of Jammu and Kashmir favouring early Assembly elections were being harassed by a lobby of senior officers who oppose such a move. ... read..


AP Chief Electoral Officer announces deadline for filing nominations, withdrawals
General News | March 18, 2019 3:11:44 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer of Andhra Pradesh Gopal Krishna Dwivedi on Monday released a formal notification of details of dates for the nomination, withdrawal, etc. ... read..


One of us should lead Goa, opines BJP MLA
Politics | March 18, 2019 3:11:42 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Glenn Ticlo on Monday opined that one of the 12 BJP MLAs should lead Goa, following the demise of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. ... read..


Asaduddin Owaisi files nomination from Hyderabad
General News | March 18, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi filed his nomination from Hyderabad parliamentary constituency on Monday for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Congress will prove majority in Goa to form govt: Chandrakant Kavlekar
Politics | March 18, 2019 3:11:40 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly Chandrakant Kavlekar led Congress delegation on Monday told Governor Mridula Sinha that the party will prove majority to form the government in the state. ... read..


HC issues notice on jail plea against order allowing Michel to make phone calls
General News | March 18, 2019 3:11:38 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, and CBI on a plea of Tihar jail authorities challenging a trial court order allowing him to make international ... read..


Goa's new CM will be sworn in after 3 p.m.
Panaji | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Goa's new Chief Minister will be sworn in after 3 p.m., state BJP President Vinay Tendulkar announced on Monday. ... read..


Congress, JD-S seat pact to 'outsmart' BJP in Karnataka (Dangal 2019)
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka's ruling coalition allies Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) hope to "outsmart" the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by jointly contesting the 28 Lok Sabha seats across the state in April, a party official said. ... read..


Congress leaders to stake claim in Goa
Panaji | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Amid speculation that Goa's Assembly may be kept in suspended animation due to political turmoil, Congress leader Chandrakant Kavlekar on Monday reached Raj Bhavan to stake claim to form the government. ... read..


MNM to announce list of candidates on March 20
Politics | March 18, 2019 2:41:39 PM IST
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party on Monday informed that they will share the list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on March 20. ... read..


AIADMK retains 6 outgoing Lok Sabha MPs
Chennai | Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK has retained six of its outgoing Lok Sabha members in Tamil Nadu while it has nominated the kin of three party leaders. ... read..


There will be no alliance with Congress: Mayawati
Lucknow | Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
A day after the Congress announced that it will not contest on seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, BSP leader Mayawati on Monday reiterated that there will be no alliance with the grand old party anywhere in the country. ... read..


Priyanka begins her Ganga Yatra to Varanasi (Lead)
Prayagraj | Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
With less than a month to go for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday kicked off her three-day long river ride poll campaign from here, describing the Ganga as "large-hearted". ... read..


Consider release of murder convict under remission rules: SC to MP govt
General News | March 18, 2019 2:11:50 PM IST
The Supreme Court has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to consider the case of Gajendra Singh Chauhan, a murder convict who has served 18 years in jail, for his release under the remission rules if he satisfies all the necessary requirements. ... read..


PM Modi will change map of Pakistan if he gets second term: Mahesh Sharma
General News | March 18, 2019 2:11:49 PM IST
Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday opined that, if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a second term, he will not only change the destiny of India but will also change the map of Pakistan. ... read..


Reattaching to work and detaching from work are equally essential
Quirky | March 18, 2019 2:11:46 PM IST
The latest study has found out that reattaching to work is just as important as detaching from the work for overall well being of an employee. Earlier, research had shown the relation between well being and detachment. ... read..


DMK led alliance will win in TN, Puducherry: MDMK Chief Vaiko
General News | March 18, 2019 2:11:37 PM IST
MDMK Chief Vaiko on Monday said that DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance will win on all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


LS polls: Sumalatha Ambareesh to contest from Mandya seat as independent candidate
Politics | March 18, 2019 1:41:42 PM IST
Sumalatha Ambareesh, the veteran actor and wife of late former Congress lawmaker MH Ambareesh, on Monday announced that she would contest from Mandya parliamentary constituency as an independent candidate in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in Karnatak ... read..


US, Russia condole Parrikar's demise
General News | March 18, 2019 1:41:39 PM IST
United States Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, on Monday condoled the demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. ... read..


Pollachi sex abuse: Key accused in prison (Lead)
Coimbatore | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Police on Monday lodged Thirunavukkarasu, the main accused in the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case, in a prison here. ... read..


Arguments in disproportionate case against Virbhadra, others on April 9,10
General News | March 18, 2019 1:11:47 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday fixed April 9 and 10 for arguments in connection with money laundering charges against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others in an alleged disproportionate assets case.Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj asked t ... read..


LS polls: 3.17 lakh litre liquor, Rs 4 cr cash seized in UP
General News | March 18, 2019 1:11:45 PM IST
The sleuths of Income Tax department along with the police, custom and narcotics officials have seized over Rs 4 crore and 3,16,947 litre liquor worth Rs 10.69 crore from across the state, Election Commission said. ... read..


Telangana: Congress spokesperson Krishank resigns from party, to join TRS
General News | March 18, 2019 1:11:44 PM IST
Congress spokesperson Krishank resigned from the party on Sunday and announced that he will join the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) later today. ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi kicks off Ganga Yatra from Prayagraj
Politics | March 18, 2019 1:11:39 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress's newly appointed general secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh, on Monday boarded a boat to start her three-day long Ganga Yatra from the Manaiya ghat in Prayagraj. ... read..


One jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J-K's Rajouri
General News | March 18, 2019 1:11:38 PM IST
An army jawan was killed on Monday, after Pakistan violated ceasefire along the line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district. ... read..


Poll process begins in both Telugu states
Hyderabad/Amaravati | Monday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
The process for elections to the 42 Lok Sabha seats in both the Telugu states and the 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly began on Monday with the election authorities issuing the notifications. ... read..


Prime accused in Pollachi sex abuse case in prison
Coimbatore | Monday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Police on Monday lodged Thirunavukkarasu, the main accused in the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case in a prison here. ... read..


It's sunny in Himachal, sub-zero in many places
Shimla | Monday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
A day after the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh got moderate snowfall, the state capital Shimla and nearby tourist spots on Monday woke up to sunny weather. However, temperatures were below sub-zero at several places. ... read..


Union Cabinet condoles Parrikar's death
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Monday condoled the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who passed away at his private residence in Panaji on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. He was 63. ... read..


Parrikar's mortal remains reach BJP office in Goa
General News | March 18, 2019 12:41:41 PM IST
Wrapped in tricolor, the mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday arrived at BJP headquarters in Panaji from his private residence in Dona Paula. ... read..


SC stays death penalty of man in child rape and murder case
General News | March 18, 2019 12:41:38 PM IST
The Supreme Court has stayed the death penalty imposed on a man convicted for rape and murder of a three-month old girl. ... read..


TN Governor condoles Parrikar's death
Chennai | Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday condoled the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. ... read..


Priyanka kicks off 2019 LS campaign from Prayagraj
Pryagraj | Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
With less than a month to go for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Congress General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday kicked off her political campaign from here. ... read..


Kamal Haasan's MNM to announce candidates on March 20
Chennai | Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Monday said it will announce its candidates for the Lok Sabha elections and Tamil Nadu Assembly by-elections on March 20. ... read..


Mayawati to Congress: SP-BSP alliance can defeat BJP on its own, don't need you
General News | March 18, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
In a clear message to the Congress party, BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday said that the BSP-SP alliance can alone defeat the BJP in the forthcoming general elections. ... read..


Nitin Gadkari pays last respects to Parrikar
Panaji | Monday, 2019 11:45:06 AM IST
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday offered his last respects to the mortal remains of late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the state's BJP headquarters here. ... read..


Move to appoint Lokpal comes after pressure on govt: Anna Hazare
General News | March 18, 2019 11:41:38 AM IST
After the Lokpal selection panel reportedly cleared the name of a retired Supreme Court Judge for the ombudsman's post, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has said that the government was "forced" to take the step under pressure of the people's movement ... read..


Naxal killed in encounter with CoBRA troops in Bihar
General News | March 18, 2019 11:11:37 AM IST
A Naxal was killed in an encounter between troops of 205 CoBRA and ultras near a forest area in Bihar's Nawada district on Sunday, CRPF said. ... read..


YSRCP aides attack party office miffed over Visakhapatnam East ticket allocation
General News | March 18, 2019 9:11:37 AM IST
YSR Congress Party supporters on Saturday attacked its own party office as MVV Satyanarayana was declared as the candidate for Visakhapatnam East assembly constituency. After YSRC leader Vamsi Krishna Srinivas Yadav failed to get the ticket from the Visak ... read..


Last rites of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today
General News | March 18, 2019 8:41:39 AM IST
The cremation of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer will take place with full state honour on Monday evening. ... read..


Pakistan violates ceasefire at Rajouri in J-K on Monday morning
General News | March 18, 2019 8:41:37 AM IST
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to shelling with mortars and firing with small arms early on Monday morning along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district. ... read..


Surat-based student Mehul Choksi submits doctoral thesis on PM Modi
General News | March 18, 2019 8:11:37 AM IST
A Surat-based student has successfully completed his PhD thesis on Narendra Modi as the Chief Minister of Gujarat and Prime Minister of India. The name of the doctorate student is Mehul Choksi! ... read..


MGP's Sudin Dhavalikar wants Goa CM post, BJP won't agree,says Deputy CM Michael Lobo
Politics | March 18, 2019 6:41:38 AM IST
Union Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, who landed in Panaji late on Sunday night, following the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, met with leaders of alliance partners of the state's coalition government but failed to reach a cons ... read..


Chinese national held for flying drone over Eastern Command of Indian Army
General News | March 18, 2019 6:11:41 AM IST
A 34-yr-old Chinese national Li Zhiwei was arrested on Saturday for flying a drone over Eastern Command of Indian Army, police said. ... read..


Delhi: Man held for posing as IPS officer, duping woman
General News | March 18, 2019 6:11:40 AM IST
Delhi Police arrested one person for allegedly posing as an IPS officer and duping a woman of Rs one lakh on the pretext of getting her a good job. ... read..


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