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State Developing Sans Centre's Support, Says Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Tuesday, claimed that despite the alleged lack of support from the Central government, his state is on the path of progress, as proved by the uninterrupted electricity supply in the state.

BJP MP Disapproves of Jinnah's Portrait in Aligarh Muslim University

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Satish Gautam on Tuesday wrote a letter to Aligarh Muslim University's Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor, seeking an explanation for a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah hung in the Students' Union Office.

Indore's Lawyer Body Decides not to Represent any Rape Accused

The Indore Bar Association on Saturday decided not to represent any rape accused in the wake of the rape and murder of an eight-month-old girl.

Amul MD Supports Tripura Chief Minister's Milking Cows Remark

The Managing Director of dairy major Amul on Tuesday supported Tripura Chief Minister, Biplab Kumar Deb's milking cows for a livelihood remark and said that it is wrong for people to think that illiterates are fit for dairy farming since nowadays it has become a modern practice.

Ebix to Enter India's $30 billion Digital Education Market

Ebix, a 2.5 billion dollar corporation headquartered in Georgia, USA, which is listed on NASDAQ, has announced its 11th acquisition in India in less than a year.

Trying to get Some Fresh Air, Passenger Opens Plane's Emergency Door

In a bizarre move, a Chinese passenger opened the emergency exit of a plane which was about to take off.

Manipur's Leisang Becomes Last Village to get Electricity, Centre Says Nation Fully Electrified

The Last village to be electrified under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana is Leisang village located in Senapati district in Manipur.

Mangaluru's Fishing Community Stands Divided Between Congress, BJP

Fishermen from Mangaluru have pinned their hopes on the upcoming Karnataka Elections and are keeping their fingers crossed anticipating that whichever party forms the government in the state will address the woes of the community.

Chidambaram Dubs Government's Claim of 100% Electrification of Villages as Jumla

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram hit out at the Centre and dubbed its claim of providing electricity to every single village in India as a 'jumla'.

Red Fort is With an Accused in Babri Masjid Case who Will now be...

The most troubling part now seems to be the nature of the company itself. Dalmia Bharat Group is headed by Vishnu Hari Dalmia, a senior member of the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and an accused in the infamous Babri Masjid demolition

BBC Journalist Shot Dead at Afghan's Khost Province

A British Broadcasting Corporation reporter was shot dead at Afghanistan's Khost province on Monday hours after the deadly Kabul blast that claimed lives of 25 people.

Police Recruits Stamped 'SC' 'ST' 'OBC' on Chest During Medical Examination

In Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, reports and photographs have emerged showing police recruits who were stamped 'SC' 'ST' and 'OBC' on their chests during a mandatory medical examination

Woman's Rape Video Goes Viral in UP, Family Demands Justice

The family of a woman, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by two men in Kannauj's Samdhan district, registered a case against the accused on Sunday evening after the latter uploaded the incident's video on social media.

BAOA Against Police Action in Rahul's Plane Incident

The Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) on Monday opposed an FIR lodged against it and its pilots in connection with the technical snag in Congress president Rahul Gandhi's flight.

Dalit man Forced to Drink Urine in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun

A Dalit was allegedly assaulted and forced to drink urine by a group of men in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district.

Ambedkar's Statue Vandalised in Jharkhand's Giridih

The spate of vandalism of statues of iconic leaders and ideologues in different parts of the country has reached Jharkhand's Giridih, where a statue of the Father of Indian Constitution, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, was found decapitated by miscreants on Sunday.

North Korea's Nuke Test Site to Close in May

North Korea is planning to close down its nuclear test site in May, the South Korean President's office has said.

UP's Shamli Deprived of Clean Drinking Water

Due to the contaminated water of Shamli's Kairana Meat Plant, there is panic in the public with the wrath of Hepatitis C and cancer gripping people in the village.

Rahul Questions PM Modi's Silence Over Various Issues

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence over various issues including Justice BH Loya death case.

Rahul Gandhi to Address 'Jan Aakrosh' Rally

Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address a public rally at the Ramlila Ground here on Sunday to showcase 'Jan Aakrosh' (public outrage) over an alleged failures and corruption of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

Lands get Unique Number in Andhra's new Project Bhu Seva

Deputy Chief Minister (Revenue) K E Krishnamurthy on Saturday initiated Andhra Pradesh government's new project called 'Bhu Seva' (land hub), which aims at providing integrated services related with the land.

India Killed 39 People in 'Encounters' Last Week and the Police Celebrated it With...

At least 39 Maoists were killed in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India in what the security forces called 'encounters' in the past week. The state and media celebrated the 'achievement' and described it as the most successful operation in helping kill Maoism so far. The number in news that started with the announcement of murder of 16 Maoists has now reached 39. Meanwhile, the special forces held a celebratory dance party for their own success in having killed more than 39 people

Siddaramaiah Government's Countdown has Begun, Says Amit Shah

Expressing confidence over winning Karnataka Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Saturday targeted the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Government saying that the countdown has begun for its end.

Stormy Daniels' Lawsuit Delayed for 90 Days

California judge James Otero has temporarily put a hold on porn star Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against United States President Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen for 90 days.

One Direction Fans go Gaga Over British Royal Baby's Name

The fans of One Direction, an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, went gaga over the royal baby's name, who has been named Louis Arthur Charles became the namesake of someone from One Direction.

Rahul Gandhi Visits Mysuru's Suttur Mutt

Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi visited the Suttur Mutt in Mysuru on Friday evening.

13 More Children Dead in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath Asks Protestors To 'Stop Drama'

In another incident of serious lapse from the part of government and railways, 13 more school children died in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning. Subsequent social media reports said that Chief Minister Adityanath asked the protesting crowd not to stage 'drama' when he was questioned regarding the incident.

Dawood's Aide Tariq Parveen Arrested

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's aide, Tariq Parveen was arrested on Friday in connection with the Sara Sahara illegal shopping complex case South Mumbai.

I-T Department Attaches Tej Pratap Yadav's Property Under Benami Property Act

Under the provision of Benami Property Transaction Act, the Income Tax (I-T) department on Friday attached 7,105 square feet of land in Patna's Sheikhpura district, registered in the name of a factory belonging to Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap Yadav.

HC Dismisses Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case Convict Nalini's Early Release Plea

The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed the petition of S. Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case, seeking premature release.

Congress Manifesto is People's Mann Ki Baat, Says Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and other senior party leaders on Friday launched party's manifesto for upcoming state assembly elections.

KPIT, Oracle India to Drive Transworld Group's Digital Transformation Project

Global shipping and logistics conglomerate Transworld Group announced its digital transformation project, "Innovation in Motion", driven by Oracle India and KPIT Technologies.

AIIMS Resident Doctor's Association Goes on Indefinite Strike

Resident Doctors' Association (RDA) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) went on an indefinite strike demanding immediate removal of a faculty member who allegedly assaulted a resident doctor.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Crosses Into South Korea for Historic Talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the southern side of the demilitarised zone (DMZ) to hold talks and meet the rival South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the first time a North Korean leader has stepped into the territory since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited, R&D Signs Letter of Intent With ISKCON Food Relief Foundation...

The two social problems in India - Poverty and Hunger go hand in hand. Not every poor person is hungry, but almost all hungry people are poor. So, to eradicate the problem, we need to start with its root cause. ISKCON Food Relief Foundation, Haryana currently serves midday meal to more than two thousand schools in Haryana.

Kohinoor's Consumer Electronic Show to Commence in Mumbai

Fast-growing consumer electronics retail chain Kohinoor Electronics on Thursday announced its annual Consumer Electronics Show, 2018 in partnership with the Mumbai International Trade Fair.

BJP's Hiremath Joins Congress Ahead of Karnataka Polls

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Chandrashekhar Hiremath has joined Congress days ahead of the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections.

PoK Residents Call for Deputy Commissioner's Suspension Over Naeem Butt's Killing

A group of people in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir organised protests on Thursday to demand immediate suspension of the Deputy Commissioner of Rawalkot and punish those behind the killing of Late Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activist Naeem Butt

Tributes Pour in for World's First Tropic-born Polar Bear

Tributes poured in for Inuka, the world's first polar bear, born in the tropics, who died on Wednesday in Singapore due to age and health-related issues.

Macron Slams Trump's Import Tariffs, Says France do not Want Commercial War

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday criticised his American counterpart Donald Trump's decision to impose global tariffs on aluminium and steel imports, adding that "France did not want a commercial war."

Google 'India First PM' and you may be in for a Shock

Searching anything on the Internet is so easy. You just go to Google, type your query and you have your results that are accurate, at least the first few ones.

Goa MP Seeks Sushma's Intervention in Fraud Case Involving Localite

Goa Member of Parliament (MP) Narendra Sawaikar addressed a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, seeking her intervention in a fraud case involving a localite.

Mongolia not Only India's Strategic Partner but Spiritual Neighbour, Says Swaraj

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that Mongolia is not only India's "strategic partner" but also a "spiritual neighbour" because of the common Buddhist heritage.

Dogs Back, Wife Out. Imran Khan's Marriage Again on Rocks

Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan's third wife Bushra Manek has reportedly returned back to her maternal home following a domestic dispute over the ex-cricketer's pet dogs.

Finally got Justice, Says Shahjahanpur Victim's Father

Soon after self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was found guilty in a 2013 rape case on Wednesday morning, the victim's father expressed relief to finally get justice for the same.

SC Seeks Details of Amrapali's Co-developer

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought full details of Amrapali builders' co-developer.

India, World Bank to Improve Madhya Pradesh's Rural Road Network

The Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the World Bank signed a 210 million dollar loan agreement for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project.

Trump's Another Awkward Handholding Moment

Once again, handholding has turned awkward for United States President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump.

Indira Jaising is the First Lawyer to Appear on Fortune Magazine's World's 50 Greatest...

Fortune magazine has named Advocate Indira Jaising in their 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders of 2018' list. Ms. Jaising is at number 20 in the list and became the first Indian lawyer to appear in it

Congress's Hand Stained With Muslims' Blood Says Salman Khurshid

Raking up a controversy, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that his party's hand is stained with the blood of Muslims.

Congress Demands President's Rule in WB After Panchayat Polls Violence

A day after violence erupted in West Bengal's Birbhum district over the filing of fresh nominations for panchayat election that claimed one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker's life, the Congress on Tuesday demanded President's rule in the state.

Swaraj Welcomed by China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at SCO Meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday was welcomed by China's foreign minister Wang Yi at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meeting to be held shortly at a conference room here.

Yogi Dines at Dalit Family's Home in Pratapgarh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited a house of a Dalit family and had dinner with them at Kandhaipur Madhupur village in Pratapgarh district on Monday.

Minor Sexually Assaulted in Jharkhand's Dumka

In yet another incident of sexual assault on minors, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three men outside an under-construction house here on Monday.

SDA Bocconi's Asia Center Launched in Mumbai

SDA Bocconi School of Management on Monday launched its Asia center in Mumbai.

South Korean-Japanese Officials Discuss North Korea's Denuclearisation

The nuclear envoys of South Korea and Japan met on Monday to discuss the denuclearisation of North Korea ahead of the Korean summit.

BJP MP's son Arrested on Alcohol Charges

Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MP Hari Manjhi's son, Rahul Manjhi was arrested by the police on the charges of alcohol consumption.

Mithali Raj Reflects on Changing Horizon of Women's Cricket

Indian captain Mithali Raj opened the second annual International Cricket Council (ICC) women's cricket forum, reflecting on how far the game has come in the last 12 months.

Swaraj Urges Indians, Chinese to Learn Each Other's Language to Improve Ties

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Monday urged the people of India and China to learn each other's language to strengthen ties between both the nations.

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia pay Tribute to Avicii

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia on Sunday mourned the sudden demise of Swedish DJ Avicii, who had performed at their wedding in 2015.

Pakistan's Pashtuns Hold Mass Rally Despite no Permission

Despite getting no permission from Lahore Police, Pashtun Tahafuz (protection) Movement supporters held a huge rally here on Sunday.

China's BRI Exposes its Ulterior Strategic Motives

The official narrative in China and the highlighting of the country's "core interests" in terms of fostering and promoting economic development in Europe and the Indo-Pacific region through the ambitiously conceived "Belt Road Initiative" (BRI) may not be entirely true.

Terrorist Hideout Busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

A terrorist hideout was busted by the security forces in Handwara's Rajwara area in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Shiv Sena's Sachin Sawant Shot Dead

Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Kandivali's Gokul Nagar area here on Sunday.

Minor Sexually Assaulted in Haryana's Yamunanagar

A 13-year-old minor was allegedly sexually assaulted by a group of four men near a temple in Haryana's Yamunanagar on Sunday.

Dr. Kafeel Khan's Letter From Jail Exposes Adityanath's Threats and the Real Culprits of...

As many as 30 children had died over a period of 48 hours at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das (B.R.D.) Medical College, due to lack of oxygen in August, 2017. This number later rose to 72. Now, one of the accused in the case, Dr. Kafeel Khan has written from jail revealing how Chief Minister Adityanath had threatened him before he was sacked and arrested

Situation for Women has Worsened, Says Congres's Renuka Chowdhary

In the wake of Unnao rape and Kathua gangrape and murder cases, Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary on Saturday said the situation for women in the country has worsened these days.

Every Rapist Should be Hanged, Says Nirbhaya's Mother

Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim on Sunday hailed the Centre for amending Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) and urged it to consider death penalty for every rapist.

Odisha's Rural Women go the Extra Mile for Water

As the intense heat condition prevails across Odisha, rural areas in the state are facing an impending water crisis.

NIA Files Chargesheet Against Hizbul Mujahideen Chief's son

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against Shahid Yusuf, the son of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) chief Syed Salahuddin in a terror funding case.

Coimbatore Journalists Protest Against S Ve Shekher's Derogatory Post

A group of journalists staged a silent protest in front District Collector's office in Coimbatore against Bhartiya Janta Party's (BJP) leader S Ve Shekher's for his social media post about a woman journalist.

Abu Salem's Marriage on Hold, Parole Rejected

Navi Mumbai Commissioner on Saturday rejected 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem's parole application which he applied for his marriage.

BJP Supporters Hijack Protest Against Rapes in Mumbai, Say 'Don't Take BJP Ministers' Names'

Starting with the posters that were circulated before the protests, the organizers were demanding that no political parties be named while participating because it was meant to be an 'apolitical' protest. But during the protest it became evident that the rule was that BJP should not be mentioned

After Right Wing Hindu Threats on Social Media, Artist's House Attacked in Kerala

Artist Durga Malathi's house was attacked in the intervening night of 19 and 20 April, 2018 after a series of threats by right wing Hindus on social media. The attackers targeted Durga for the pictures she drew protesting against the rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir

Architect's Elephant-shaped Hedges Helps UK Charity

London-based architect Tim Bushe has found a novel way to attract funds for charity that is looking after his ailing sister and others.

6-year-old Raped in UP's Siddharthnagar

After the gruesome Kathua and Unnao cases shook the nation, another rape case came to the fore on Thursday involving a six-year-old in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar.

Vin Diesel Acquires Rights of Xxx 4'

It's confirmed! The fourth 'xXx' movie is in the works with Vin Diesel as the proud co-owner of the franchise.

The first phase of the world's largest and first ever solar park, Shakti Sthala,...

The first phase of the world's largest and first ever solar park, Shakti Sthala, was launched by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on March 1, 2018 in Pavagada, Karnataka.

Terrorism and Economic Offenders on Focus says, Indian Envoy to UK on PM's Visit

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival at London, United Kingdom, High Commissioner Yashwardhan Kumar Sinha on Tuesday informed that issues related to terrorism and economic offenders will be the focus of the visit.

Sweden PM says "We Highly Value Close Partnership With Worlds Largest Democracy"

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Tuesday said that Sweden highly values the close partnership with the world's largest democracy.
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