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Empty boat found in suspicious condition 'hardly 50 kms away from Sriharikota'
Politics | May 22, 2019 2:41:55 PM IST
A boat was found under mischievous circumstances hardly 50 kms away from the space centre in Sriharikota before the launch of a satellite from PSLV-C46, police said. ... read..


Odisha: Five dead, two injured after car rams into truck at NH-26
General News | May 22, 2019 2:41:54 PM IST
Five people of a family lost their lives while two others sustained severe injuries after a car collided with a truck at NH-26 near Jaring in Kalahandi district in the early hours of Wednesday, police said. ... read..


Delhi HC reserves order on CBI's plea seeking extension to complete Asthana probe
General News | May 22, 2019 2:41:52 PM IST
Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved order on a plea filed by the CBI seeking more time to complete the probe in the FIR related to the investigative agency's former Special Director Rakesh Asthana and Deputy SP Devendra Kumar. ... read..


Tharoor calls BJP a 'sinking ship' as it swings into celebratory mode
Politics | May 22, 2019 2:41:51 PM IST
Unfazed by exit polls projecting a clear mandate to BJP-led NDA, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday called the saffron party a "sinking ship" and said that he does not take these poll results seriously. ... read..


Three held at IGI airport, foreign currencies worth Rs 2.30 cr seized
General News | May 22, 2019 2:12:00 PM IST
Three Indian passengers were held for carrying foreign currencies collectively valued at Rs 2.30 crore at Indira Gandhi International Airport on May 19, Delhi Customs said on Wednesday. ... read..


SC to hear Barrackpore BJP candidate's plea seeking bail
Politics | May 22, 2019 2:11:56 PM IST
The Supreme Court is set to hear Wednesday a plea filed by Barrackpore Lok Sabha candidate Arjun Singh seeking protection from arrest in certain political cases in which he claims to have been implicated by the West Bengal police. ... read..


Udit Raj targets SC over VVPATs counting, asks if it is involved in rigging
Politics | May 22, 2019 2:11:55 PM IST
Congress leader Udit Raj on Wednesday stoked controversy and questioned the manner the Supreme Court has dealt with complaints of EVM rigging and pleas seeking review of 100 per cent voter-verified paper audit trail slips along with electronic voting mac ... read..


Prayagraj: Kidnapper kills self after abducting child
General News | May 22, 2019 2:11:53 PM IST
A person, who had allegedly kidnapped six-year-old son of his former employer shot himself after police arrived to nab him. The man later succumbed to his injuries. ... read..


Siddaramaiah not doing well as coordination committee head: JD(S)'s H. Vishwanath
Politics | May 22, 2019 2:11:50 PM IST
Adding fuel to the internecine fighting in the ruling coalition in Karnataka, state JD(S) president H. Vishwanath criticised coalition's coordination committee chief Siddaramaiah stating that he is not doing well at the post. ... read..


Kashmir's Changing Terror Matrix-II: How Pulwama has caught the imagination of newgen (IANS Investigation)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:06 PM IST
After muscling out the Hurriyat hawks in the bullpen called Kashmir Valley, the Islamic State propelling local youth to turn rogue has formalised a new dangerous strategic imperative, something that has the Indian deep state developing furrowed brows. ... read..


Mumbai North, Bangalore North see highest transgender turnout
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:06 PM IST
Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat with 167 votes saw highest turnout of transgenders as the voters listed in "other" category continue to be low all across the country, according to the preliminary data in Election Commission's Voter turnout app. ... read..


SC's vacation bench allows all mentioning urgent listing from Friday
General News | May 22, 2019 1:41:50 PM IST
The Supreme Court's vacation bench on Wednesday allowed all matters for urgent listing from Friday onwards. ... read..


WB, Sikkim and Assam to witness thunderstorm, lightning on May 23
General News | May 22, 2019 1:11:57 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted that isolated places in West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam are likely to witness thunderstorm and lightning accompanied with squall (50-60 kmph) tomorrow. ... read..


NCP's Jaydutt Kshirsagar resigns from MLA post, set to join Shiv Sena
Politics | May 22, 2019 1:11:54 PM IST
NCP leader and former cabinet minister Jaydutt Kshirsagar, who has been at loggerheads with senior party leaders, has resigned from MLA post and will join Shiv Sena at 5 pm on Wednesday. ... read..


BJP will keep open mind: Jay Panda on BJD's possibility of joining NDA
Politics | May 22, 2019 12:41:55 PM IST
BJP will keep an open mind if other parties want to join their coalition seeing the national mood, which the exit polls show is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's favour, said party vice president Baijayant Jay Panda who recently left BJD to join BJP. ... read..


New session in schools from July 1, Intl Yoga Day will be celebrated: Rajasthan Education Min
General News | May 22, 2019 12:41:51 PM IST
Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra said that the new session in schools across the state will start from July 1. He added that all schools will celebrate the International Yoga Day on June 21. ... read..


By Venkatachari Jagannathan
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:06 PM IST
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket carrying radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2B lifted off from the first launch pad of the rocket port here on Wednesday. ... read..


One militant killed in Kulgam gunfight
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. ... read..


You seem unaware of our welfare schemes: Kamal Nath's swipe at BJP's Gopal Bhargav
Politics | May 22, 2019 12:11:57 PM IST
After accusing BJP of trying to buy 10 Congress legislators to topple his government, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday took a swipe at Leader of Opposition in the state assembly, Gopal Bhargav, stating that he was not aware of welfare s ... read..


Smriti Irani attacks Opposition for supporting anti-nationals
Politics | May 22, 2019 12:11:53 PM IST
A day ahead of the Lok Sabha election results, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday launched a veiled attack at the Opposition for supporting alleged anti-nationals who demanded the division of the country. ... read..


ISRO successfully puts earth observation satellite into orbit
General News | May 22, 2019 12:11:52 PM IST
In yet another major feat, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday put earth observation satellite RISAT-2B into orbit to help boost the country's surveillance capabilities, among others. ... read..


Diana Penty bids adieu to Cannes in lustrous grey outfit
Fashion | May 22, 2019 11:41:56 AM IST
After making a spectacular debut at the Cannes red carpet, Bollywood diva Diana Penty bid adieu to the French Riviera in style. ... read..


Jammu-Kashmir: Two terrorists neutralised by security forces in Kulgam
General News | May 22, 2019 11:41:54 AM IST
Two terrorists were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The identities and affiliations of the killed terrorists are being ascertained. ... read..


NCP leader Jaydutt Kshirsagar to join Shiv Sena today
Politics | May 22, 2019 11:41:51 AM IST
With most exit polls predicting a landslide victory for the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha elections, NCP leader and former cabinet minister Jaydutt Kshirsagar will join Uddhav Thackeray's party on Wednesday. ... read..


Punjab: Polling underway at 1 booth in Amritsar
Politics | May 22, 2019 10:41:54 AM IST
Re-polling for Lok Sabha elections is currently underway at booth number 123 in Amritsar. ... read..


Gujarat: Dang district in grip of water crisis
General News | May 22, 2019 10:11:48 AM IST
With the summers reaching its extreme, the mercury has begun to sore. The rising temperature has added on to the woes of people of Dang district. ... read..


Cannes 2019: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan steals the show with her glamorous look
Fashion | May 22, 2019 9:41:58 AM IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is known for her impeccable fashion sense has yet again surprised all with her new ensemble. ... read..


Delhi: 22-year-old man kills his father in a fit of rage
General News | May 22, 2019 9:41:52 AM IST
A 22-year-old man killed his father in a fit of rage here, the police said. ... read..


LS polls: EC sets up Control Room to monitor complaints relating to EVMs
Politics | May 22, 2019 9:11:54 AM IST
A 24-hour EVM Control Room has been made functional here at Nirvachan Sadan to monitor complaints relating to Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), Election Commission said. ... read..


Delhi: 2 labourers die after inhaling poisonous gas at flour mill
General News | May 22, 2019 9:11:52 AM IST
Two labourers of a flour mill based at Lawrence Road here died after getting stuck inside a tank in the mill. ... read..


Hyderabad: Dalit body president attacked during presser
General News | May 22, 2019 9:11:49 AM IST
National SC Reservation Parirakshana Samiti president Karne Srisailam was attacked while addressing a press conference at the Press Club in Hyderabad. ... read..


5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands
General News | May 22, 2019 8:41:50 AM IST
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale ratteled Andaman Islands region on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. ... read..


Ganja worth Rs 25 lakh seized in Tripura
General News | May 22, 2019 7:41:47 AM IST
The police have arrested three persons and confiscated a vehicle in which they were transporting ganja worth Rs 25 lakh. ... read..


ISRO's PSLV-C46 injects earth observation satellite into lower earth orbit
General News | May 22, 2019 7:11:53 AM IST
A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle has successfully injected a radar imaging earth observation satellite into the lower earth orbit, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday. ... read..


Naidu meets Gowda, Kumaraswamy for post-poll alliance
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday discussed forging a non-BJP alliance after the results of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday with Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda and Kar ... read..


Chandrababu Naidu calls on Deve Gowda in B'luru, discuss EVM issue
Politics | May 22, 2019 6:41:47 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu met with his Karnataka counterpart HD Kumaraswamy and former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda here on Tuesday evening. ... read..


J&K Governor reviews security for Amarnath Yatra
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday reviewed security arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra that begins on July 1. ... read..


Opposition raising EVM issue unnecessarily: NDA
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Opposition parties had raised doubts on the EVMS "unnecesarily" and the act was out of "desperation" of losing the election, NDA leaders said on Tuesday after their meeting ahead of counting of votes on May 23. ... read..


Indian educational institutions should maintain high standards: VP Naidu
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged Indian educational institutions to maintain high standards and foster academic excellence. ... read..


Manali-Keylong road opens for vehicular traffic
General News | May 22, 2019 5:41:48 AM IST
The Manali-Keylong road in Lahaul-Spiti district, which remains closed during winters due to intense snowfall, was opened for vehicular traffic on Tuesday. ... read..


Fake coin minting rackets run rampant in Delhi-NCR
Faridabad | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Instead of waging a war against cross border smuggling of fake Indian currency notes, the police and intelligence agencies are now focussing on fake coin minting dens operating in Delhi-NCR and adjoining states. ... read..


No wrong transportation of EVMs: Poll officials (Lead)
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
There has been no illegal transportation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Punjab, election officials here said on Tuesday. ... read..


Traffic restrictions on Jammu-Srinagar highway to end next week
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government announced on Tuesday that there would be no restrictions on civilian traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway from May 27 onwards. ... read..


Guwahati: CID busts illegal call centre, 37 arrested
General News | May 22, 2019 5:11:47 AM IST
A team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested 37 persons, including 9 women, for making fraud calls from an illegal call centre at Zoo Road, here. ... read..


Tripura suspends IPS officer, 11 TSR troopers, police personnel (Lead)
Agartala | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Tripura government has suspended an IPS officer and 11 troopers of the elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR) and police from service for breaching discipline, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Over 60 arrested in Bengal's Bhatpara, political blame-game on
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday continued to blame each other over the violence in Bhatpara Assembly constituency - that voted in a bypoll last Sunday - while over 60 people have been arrested. ... read..


Honor 20 series announced; to launch in India in June
London | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Tuesday launched its HONOR 20, HONOR 20 PRO and HONOR 20 Lite here for 499 euros, 599 euros and 299 euros, respectively. ... read..


Metro commuters have harrowing time after breakdown (Roundup)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Delhi Metro commuters on Tuesday had a harrowing time during the morning rush hours and around 5,000 had to be evacuated from stuck trains as the services on the Yellow Line between Haryana's Huda City and Samaypur Badli in Delhi were stalled for over fou ... read..


Shocking Gujarat exam results: 63 schools score a zero
Gandhinagar | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Not a single student from as many as 63 schools managed to clear the Secondary School Certificate examinations conducted by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, the results of which were declared here on Tuesday. ... read..


'Tik Tok' celebrity gunned down in Delhi
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Days after two gang wars in the national capital, a young fitness instructor, also known for his posts on 'Tik Tok' and Instagram, was on Tuesday gunned down allegedly by three assailants, police said. ... read..


J-K: Exchange of fire takes place b/w security forces, terrorists in Kulgam
General News | May 22, 2019 4:41:48 AM IST
An exchange of fire began between security forces and militants in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district in the wee hours of Wednesday. ... read..


Domestic help accused in Delhi robbery nabbed from Bangalore
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested a woman in Bangalore for allegedly robbing a house in Delhi where she was working as a domestic help. ... read..


EC rejects demand to record dissenting views in its orders
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday decided that all dissenting opinions and minority decisions concerning violation of model code of conduct (MCC) will not be made part of final orders and the existing procedures will be followed. ... read..


Reliance Group to withdraw defamation suits
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Reliance Group which has withdrawn defamation suits filed against certain individuals and corporate bodies, said that these defamatory statements were made for political purposes in the run-up to the Lok Sabha election 2019. ... read..


PM meets Council of Ministers, says LS polls were 'unique'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the Lok Sabha elections as "unique" as he met his Council of Ministers at a meeting convened by BJP chief Amit Shah for thanking them for their work. ... read..


Mumbai Congress concerned about EVMs safety before counting
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Mumbai Congress President Milind M. Deora on Tuesday expressed apprehensions about the safety and security of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) stored at various strongrooms for the city's six Lok Sabha seats ahead of the counting on May 23. ... read..


Bastar: 14-day march demanding revival of Indravati river ends
General News | May 22, 2019 4:11:47 AM IST
A 14-day long foot-march by social activists and residents of Bastar demanding revival of river Indravati ended here on Tuesday. The protestors have been demanding the release of water from Katiguda dam in Odisha to the Indravati river as per the water sh ... read..


SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of special observers in Bengal polls (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as special observer and central police observer in West Bengal in the recently-concluded general election. ... read..


Opposition parties demand VVPAT tallying be done first (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Just two days ahead of counting of votes, 22 Opposition parties on Tuesday demanded that VVPAT slips at randomly selected five polling booths should be counted first, and if any discrepancy occurs, then VVPAT slips should be tallied for the entire assembl ... read..


Tech Mahindra to supply RFID access to Indian Navy
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Leading software major Tech Mahindra on Tuesday said it bagged a Rs 300-crore defence contract to supply RFID (radio frequency identification) based on access control systems to the Indian Navy bases and ships. ... read..


Search on for Delhi spa centre owner in sex racket case
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Delhi Police have busted a sex racket operating from a spa centre of a mall here and found 11 girls there "engaged in immoral activities", a police officer said on Tuesday, adding that the spa's owner is still at large. ... read..


Appoint neutral ombudsman to serve as watchdog of Aadhaar system, HC told
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
A petitioner, who has filed a plea seeking exemplary damages for the losses caused due to leakage of Aadhaar data, told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that he is not challenging the Aadhaar Act but is pressing for the appointment of a neutral ombudsman t ... read..


Modi, Shah meet Union Council of Ministers
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah met the Union Council of Ministers here at the party headquarters on Tuesday, two days ahead of the counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Admission to IP University law courses through CLAT: SC
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the national level Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will form the basis of admissions to law courses of the Guru Gobind Singh IP University (GGSIPU) for the academic year 2019-20. ... read..


Over 20 lakh schoolkids in Kerala to benefit from hi-tech IT labs (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A record 20.86 lakh schoolchildren in 9,941 state-run lower primary and upper primary schools in Kerala will have the facility of hi-tech IT laboratories in their schools from July, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Row over EVMs, EC dismisses allegations of manipulations (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A major controversy erupted on Tuesday after allegations that EVMs were being changed in the Election Commission's strong rooms in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar but the poll body asserted that the charges were "baseless" and "frivolous". ... read..


17 of 48 regional parties defaulted on submission of donations report: ADR
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
At least 17 regional parties defaulted on the submission of their donations report to the Election Commission during 2017-18, according to the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). ... read..


Crime syndicates smuggle gold in paste form
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Big-time crime syndicates operating across India are smuggling gold in a paste form to dodge metal detectors and hi-tech X-ray machines installed at all international airports, sources said. ... read..


Arunachal attack: Army launches operation, forces rushed
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Army on Tuesday launched a massive operation in and around Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh where suspected militants ambushed the convoy of sitting MLA Tirong Aboh, killing him and 10 others, including his minor son, two personal security officers (PSOs) ... read..


State seems unwilling to solve Bhatpara 'disruption': Bengal BJP
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The West Bengal administration seems to be "unwilling" to resolve the violence in the state's Bhatpara Assembly constituency ever since the bypolls, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said on Tuesday. ... read..


Sena chief attends NDA dinner
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday attended the dinner meeting hosted by BJP chief Amit Shah here for NDA allies, hours after his party spokesperson said he would not attend it. ... read..


Gold worth Rs 48.50 lakh seized at Goa airport
Panaji | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Customs officials in Goa seized gold worth Rs 48.50 lakh from a passenger who arrived at the Dabolim International Airport here from Oman on Tuesday, officials said. ... read..


Gujarat: Fire breaks out at a chemical factory in Valsad
General News | May 22, 2019 5:41:49 AM IST
A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Valsad district here late on Tuesday night. ... read..


Over 4,600 centenarians cast votes in Punjab
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Over 4,600 centenarians exercised their franchise for Punjab's 13 parliamentary seats and they also comprised one transgender, Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju said on Tuesday. ... read..


Emergency could have been avoided: Pranab Mukherjee
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who worked closely with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, says the imposition of Emergency in 1975 could have been avoided as it curbed the rights of people. ... read..


BJP bid to corner Kamal Nath fizzles out
Bhopal | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The BJPs attempts to embarrass the Congress with a floor test in Madhya Pradesh have all but fizzled out with the partys central leadership not supporting the local leaders on the issue. ... read..


Not seen a film or TV show in 30 years: Kamal Nath
Bhopal | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who on Tuesday mocked exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections as "entertainment polls", said he was far removed from the "leisure of any such ente ... read..


Sharply varying exit poll numbers in key states trigger uncertainty
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
A general consensus appears to have emerged among political parties that the Bharatiya Janata Party will emerge as the single largest party in the Lok Sabha. However, the exit polls raise the question whether the party will have clear numbers, as in 2014, ... read..


Poll results could be delayed: Ghaziabad official
Ghaziabad | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Results of the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat could be delayed on Thursday due to the tallying of EVM results with the VVPATs from five booths in every assembly segment, District Magistrate Ritu Maheswari said on Tuesday. ... read..


Odisha 'swing': Exit polls embolden BJP, predict challenge to BJD
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
With the national exit polls showing Biju Janata Dal (BJD) losing ground to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha polls, it is likely that the number in the assembly would also come down posing a challenge for Naveen Patnaik, who is eyeing for the f ... read..


'Quit if you can't work with CM', another Punjab minister tells Sidhu (Lead)
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the cricketer-turned-politician, asking him to quit if he cannot wo ... read..


Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders (Lead)
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator R. Roshan Baig for allegedly criticising the party's state unit leaders ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results on Thursday, an official said. ... read..


CBI gives clean chit to Mulayam, Akhilesh in DA case (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The CBI has told the Supreme Court that it has cleared Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons - party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav - in a case of disproportionate assets filed against them in 2013 as the allegations could not ... read..


Kin of Hyderabad woman who died in Saudi seek Swaraj's help
General News | May 22, 2019 1:41:51 AM IST
Relatives of a 26-year-old woman, who died in Saudi Arabia, have sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back her mortal remains. ... read..


Mumbai: 13 injured in cylinder blast in Jogeshwari West
General News | May 22, 2019 1:41:50 AM IST
Thirteen people were reported injured in a cylinder blast at Hanuman Chawl in Jogeshwari West. ... read..


Extending RTE Act to be decided by new government: Centre
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Central government on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that extension of the Right to Education (RTE) Act beyond the elementary level is a "major policy issue" which could only be decided once a new government is formed after the general elections. ... read..


Political ad spend hits Rs 27.7 cr on Facebook as polls end
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election ended on May 19. ... read..


Himachal government withdraws facilities of ex-Cabinet minister
Shimla | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to withdraw facilities, including free accommodation and staff, provided to former Cabinet minister Anil Sharma who resigned on April 12. ... read..


Ban suspect exit poll agencies: Goa Congress
Panaji | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa Assembly, on Tuesday demanded a ban on exit poll agencies t ... read..


Over 20 lakh schoolkids in Kerala to benefit from hi-tech IT labs
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A record 20.86 lakh school children in 9,941 state-run lower primary and upper primary schools in Kerala will have the facility of hi-tech IT laboratories in their schools from July, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


EC meeting Wednesday on opposition's concern on EVMs: Congress
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and use of VVPATs, the Congress said. ... read..


No illegal transporting of EVMs in Punjab: Electoral Office
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
There has been no illegal transportation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Punjab, officials here said on Tuesday. ... read..


Arunachal Pradesh MLA killed in militant ambush (Lead)
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
At least seven persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an attack by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. ... read..


Indore: Lokayukta raid govt official; finds property worth Rs 1.4 crore
General News | May 21, 2019 11:42:03 PM IST
Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the residence of an assistant commercial tax officer and found unaccounted wealth worth Rs 1.4 crore. ... read..


Terrorists hurl grenade at a CRPF post in Pulwama
General News | May 21, 2019 11:42:01 PM IST
Terrorists on Tuesday evening hurled grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) post situated at State Bank of India (SBI) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. ... read..


Firefox 67 promises protection against cryptomining
Others | May 21, 2019 11:42:00 PM IST
Mozilla has released the latest version of its Firefox browser that promises to be faster and more secure. ... read..


Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is here!
Internet | May 21, 2019 11:41:57 PM IST
Google may have given up on building augmented reality glasses for consumers, but it clearly did not give up on the enterprise edition of its Google Glass that was considered a major failure. ... read..


Instagram quietly overhauls IGTV interface to take on TikTok, Snapchat
Internet | May 21, 2019 11:41:55 PM IST
The battle of the best between Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat continues to intensify. In its latest effort at keeping user interest alive, Facebook-owned Instagram has quietly redesigned IGTV's interface inside of the main app. ... read..


NDA represents country's expectations, ambitions: Prime Minister Modi
Politics | May 21, 2019 11:41:52 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that NDA was an alliance, which would represent the country's expectations and ambitions. ... read..


Odisha: BJP complains to CEO over issuance of postal ballots
General News | May 21, 2019 11:41:51 PM IST
BJP state unit on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) alleging that the polling officials issued more postal ballots than required for government officials who were on election duty. ... read..


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