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Azam Khan to be Chargesheeted for Anti-Army Remark

A year after Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan made derogatory remarks about the Indian Army, the Uttar Pradesh government has approved the filing of a chargesheet against him.

Articles of Impeachment Introduced Against Rosenstein

A group of Republican House lawmakers introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Nehru’s Photo Replaced by Savarkar’s in Class 10 Textbook

The National Student's Union of India (NSUI) has claimed that a photograph of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru has been replaced by that of pro-Hindutva activist and freedom fighter, Vinayak Savarkar, in Class 10 social science textbooks in Goa.

North Korea Continuing to Produce Fissile Material, Says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that North Korea was still producing fissile material.

Software Glitch Delays Pakistan Election Results

Lahore:The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday said that results of the general elections have been delayed due to a software error.Addressing a press...

Pregnant Woman Carried on cot Through Flooded Streets in MP

In yet another case of lack of medical facilities, a pregnant woman was carried on a cot by her family members to a hospital through Tikamgarh's flooded streets.

Two Separate Probes Underway on Mandawali Sisters’ Death

The sub-divisional magistrate of Delhi's Preet Vihar area said two separate inquiries have been initiated to probe the death of three sisters in East Delhi.

Election Commission of Pakistan Refutes Election Rigging Allegations

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday refuted allegations of elections being rigged.

Have 5 Kids to Keep Hindutva Intact, Says BJP MLA

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Surendra Singh opined that every Hindu couple must have at least five children for Hindutva to remain intact.

ONGC, Indian Navy Plug Leakage in Offshore Well

A team of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) engineers, assisted by Indian Navy personnel, successfully plugged a gas leakage on an unmanned offshore platform in Mumbai High South around 180 kilometres from the seashore in the Arabian Sea.

PML-N Cries Foul, Rejects Election Results

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday rejected the election results following rigging allegations.

‘On Deathbed, Humayun Advised Babur to Respect Cows’

Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Madan Lal Saini claimed that when Mughal emperor Humayun was on his deathbed, he told his father, Babur, to respect cows, brahmins, and women in order to continue ruling India.

Delhi Buses may get Hydraulic Lifts for Differently-abled

The Delhi government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it wants to purchase standard floor buses instead of disabled-friendly low floor ones.

Trump, EU Join Hands to Eliminate Trade Tariffs

United States President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have joined hands to eliminating tariffs.

India Should not be Governed by Sentiments, Says Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President, Asaduddin Owaisi said that India should be governed according to the Constitution and rule of law, not by sentiments of majority/minority, which will lead to anarchy.

SC Slams Centre for Failing to Make Public Places Disabled Friendly

The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the Centre for not complying with its earlier order directing the latter to make public places easily accessible for differently-abled people.

Centre Allows Prosecution of Railway Official in IRCTC Case

In yet another major blow to Lalu Prasad Yadav, the Railway Ministry has granted sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute one of its top officials allegedly involved in the hotels-for-land scam that took place during the Rashtriya Janata Dal chief's tenure as railway minister in 2006.

Rohingyas Will not be Allowed to Reside in India, Says Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday firmly stated that Rohingya Muslims are illegal immigrants and will not be allowed to reside in India for a longer time.

Capital Punishment for 2 Cops in Custodial Death

Thiruvananthapuram special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to two police officers in connection with a custodial death in 2005.

CBI Seeks Choksi’s Whereabouts From Antigua

Seeking whereabouts of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to Antiguan authorities demanding details about him.

Samosa and Aloo? Nah! Try Fusion

One of the most popular Indian appetizers and your best friend in the rainy season, Samosas, have come a long way. Its size and consistency may differ, but this scrumptious stuffed triangle has been a constant on your plate.

Maratha Kranti Morcha Calls off Mumbai Bandh

Maratha outfit Maratha Kranti Morcha called off their state-wide bandh, after staging intensified protests for almost two days demanding reservations in government jobs and education for the community.

Polling in Pakistan Ends, Counting Begins

The voting time for the 11th general elections in Pakistan officially ended at 6 pm (local time) on Wednesday.

Shujaat Bukhari Case: J&K Government wants International Probe

he veteran journalist, who was the editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir, was killed by gunmen outside his office on June 14 while boarding his vehicle for Iftaar Party

Hafiz Saeed Casts Vote in Pakistan General Elections

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and Mumbai 26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Wednesday cast his vote in the ongoing Pakistan general elections.

Chidambaram Given Protection till August 1 in INX Media Case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted interim protection from arrests to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram till August 1, in connection with the INX Media case.

Celebrate National Lipstick Day at New Beauty Centre and Grab up to 30 Percent...

Beauty and Cosmetic retail giant New Beauty Centre has decided to celebrate National Lipstick Day which falls on the 29th July every year.

Big B Takes Mumbai Rains to Bulgaria!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently in Bulgaria to shoot for his upcoming project 'Brahmastra', returned 'empty handed' last night as his shoot got stalled due to heavy downpour.

Farmers Suffer as Bihar Faces Drought-like Situation

As several districts of Bihar are reeling under a drought-like situation due to the shortage of rainfall, it alleviated the farmers' suffering.

Trump Calls for EU to ‘Drop all Tariffs, Barriers’

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union (EU) drop all tariffs barriers.

2 Arrested in Dalit Man Lynching Case in Barmer

The Rajasthan Police has arrested two people in connection with Dalit man's lynching incident in Barmer.

Oldest Silk Factory in Kashmir Reopens After 3 Decades

In an attempt to revive silk industry and generate employment in the region, the government on Tuesday reopened decades old silk factory, installed by Sir Thomas Wardle, president of the Silk Association of Great Britain in 1897.

16 Girls Trafficked From Nepal Rescued in Munrika

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday rescued 16 girls from an apartment in Delhi's Munirka area who were trafficked from Nepal.

Maratha Protestor who Attempted Suicide Dies

A Maratha community member Jagannath Sonavne, who attempted suicide yesterday during ongoing Maratha protest here, died on Wednesday.

Low Turnout of Women Voters in Peshawar in Pakistan’s General Election

Low turnout of women voters in Pakistan's 11th general election have been reported in Peshawar.

Terrorists Killed in Anantnag Belong to Lashkar-e-Taiba

Two terrorists, who were gunned down by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district earlier today, belonged to terror organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

Pakistani Channels Directed to not air Election-related Content

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed the private satellite TV channels to stop airing any content related to Pakistan's 11th general election.

TDP Mulls Moving Privilege Motion Against Centre

Telegu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu is considering moving a privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Ministers over special category status issue, a source said on Wednesday.

President Kovind Reaches Chhattisgarh for 2-day Visit

President Ram Nath Kovind, who is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh arrived in Bastar's Jagdalpur on Wednesday. He was received by state Chief Minister Raman Singh.

22 Killed in Quetta Blast, 30 Injured

At least 22 people, including three policeman and two children, were killed in a suspected suicide attack, which took place outside a polling station near Eastern Bypass in Quetta on Wednesday.

Hardik Sentenced 2 Years Imprisonment

A local court in Gujarat on Wednesday pronounced two years imprisonment to Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel for inciting violence during a protest rally in 2015.

Elections Commission of Pakistan Reprimands Imran, Shehbaz

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday stated that the media discussions pertaining to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif were a violation of ECP code of conduct.

Bail Granted to Accused Kerala Priest in Sexual Assault Case

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday granted conditional bail to Malankara Orthodox Church priest Father Job Mathew, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman.

Anyone can Change Their Mind, Says Chandan Mitra on Anti-TMC Tweets

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandan Mitra, who recently joined the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC), defended his earlier tweets against the TMC, saying everyone had the right to change their mind.

More Trouble Awaits Bill Cosby

Actor Bill Cosby who was earlier convicted in a sexual assault case might be classified as a 'sexual predator.'

Senate Votes to Revoke Obamacare Medical Device tax

The House on Tuesday voted to repeal the Obamacare medical device tax.

13 Children Hospitalised After Consuming Mid-day Meal in Delhi

At least 13 children and a helper at an Anganwadi center in Uttam Nagar were hospitalised on Tuesday allegedly after consuming mid-day meal here.

American Express Launches new Brand Campaign in India

American Express has launched its new 360-degree brand marketing campaign in India.

Congress Workers Offer ‘Free hug’ in Delhi

The Congress workers launched a free hug campaign in Delhi's Connaught Place on Tuesday.

Hyderabad Youth Goes Missing in US

A 26-year-old Hyderabadi youth is missing since Friday in the US.

Trump Administration Announces $12 Billion aid to Farmers

United States President Donald Trump's administration will be offering up to USD 12 billion in aid to farmers.

Azam Khan Requests Muslims to Refrain From cow Trading

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Tuesday requested Muslims to stay away from dairy business and cow trading for the safety of their upcoming generations.

North Korea has Begun Dismantling key Missile Site, Says Trump

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that North Korea has begun the process of dismantling a key missile site.

All Eyes on Poll-bound Pakistan

In the backdrop of a checkered political history, Pakistan is all set to vote in the 11th general election today.

Alwar Lynching a Case of Custodial Death, Suggests Kataria

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said the Alwar lynching victim may have died in police custody.

Will Support Whoever Defeats BJP, RSS, Says Rahul Gandhi

Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi said he would support any candidate who will defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

1 More Arrested in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested one more suspect in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder case.

Federer Pulls out of Rogers Cup

Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has pulled out of next month's Rogers Cup due to scheduling issues.

Delhi Court Summons Ex-AgustaWestland, Finmeccanica Directors

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Tuesday issued summons to former AgustaWestland and Finmeccanica directors Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini, former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief SP Tyagi, besides others, in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

Alwar Lynching Victim Died of ‘Shock’ Caused by Injuries

Rakbar Khan, who was allegedly beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan's Alwar district last week, died of "shock as a result of ante-mortem injuries sustained over the body," according to the postmortem report on Tuesday.

US Envoy to India Refrains From Question on Headley

US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Tuesday walked away when he was asked about an update on David Headley, who is reportedly in ICU after being attacked in a prison in the United States.

Dates for 76th Golden Globes Announced

The schedule for the 76th edition of the prestigious Golden Globes has been announced.

Black Money Deposits in Swiss Banks Down by 80 Percent, Says Piyush Goyal

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday told Rajya Sabha that ever since Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014, the black money deposited in Swiss National Bank has reduced by 80 percent.

Ashwin Joins Worcestershire for County Championship

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has joined Worcestershire cricket club for the last two games of the County Championship, slated to be held later in the year.

Pakistan Passengers Hope for Better Relations With India

Passengers from Pakistan who came to India by the Poonch-Rawalakot cross LoC bus service on Tuesday said that they hoped the government which is going to be elected on July 25 will extend a hand of friendship to the Indian government.

SC Refuses to Stay Summons Against Karti in Aircel-Maxis Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea filed by former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti against the issuance of summons in the Aircel-Maxis case.

SC Expresses Displeasure Over Non-appointment of Lokpal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure over non-appointment of Lokpal by the central government.

Alliance With Congress Depends on Seat Share, Says Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday clearly stated they will forge an alliance with the Congress party only if they are offered a respectable number of seats.

Congress Slams RSS Leader for Lynching Remark

Congress MP Husain Dalwai on Tuesday slammed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar for his remark that mob lynching in the country would stop if cow killing came to an end.

Muslims Should Stop Eating Beef, Says UP Shia Waqf Board Chief

Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi said that Muslims should stop eating beef.

Positive for Alliance With Congress for 2019 Polls, Says Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said that there is an agenda to form a pre-poll alliance with the Congress party for the upcoming 2019 general elections.

Pakistani Hindu Refugees in India Yearn to Vote

With Pakistani passports and no Indian citizenship, Hindu refugees from Pakistan have been deprived of the opportunity to cast their votes and avail other conveniences that Indian citizens are afforded.

BJP Deceiving People of Andhra, Says Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of deceit over the special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Delhi Court Summons Virbhadra Singh, Others in Disproportionate Assets Case

A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others in connection with the disproportionate assets case.

Uttar Pradesh Submits Vision Document to Supreme Court on the Restoration of Taj Mahal

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday submitted its draft vision document to the Supreme Court on the restoration of Taj Mahal. The state government assured the Apex Court that it will take several steps for the conservation of the heritage structure. The proposed draft vision envisages declaring entire area near Taj Mahal a plastic-free zone including ban on bottled water, impose a complete ban on construction activities on the riverbed of the Yamuna and have better traffic management with more space for pedestrians.

1 Jawan Killed, 2 Injured After Terrorists Attack CRPF Party in Jammu and Kashmir

A jawan was killed and two others sustained bullet injuries after terrorists attacked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) party at Batmaloo in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Monday.

Stranded Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims Rescued, Says Swaraj

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday announced that all 115 Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims stranded in Uttarakhand's Gunji village have been evacuated and safely brought to Pithoragarh.

Maratha Outfits Call for Mumbai Bandh Tomorrow

Maratha outfit Maratha Kranti Morcha have called for a bandh in Maharashtra on Wednesday, two days after a man demanding reservation for the community committed suicide.

Activists Urge Balochis to Boycott Pakistan Elections

Naela Quadri Baloch, president of World Baloch Women's Forum, urged people of Balochistan to boycott upcoming general elections in Pakistan.

Maratha Reservation Stir Continues in Aurangabad

The Maratha community has continued their protest for reservation in government jobs and education in Gangapur tehsil of Aurangabad district on Tuesday.