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Professor Assaulted for Being Critical of Vajpayee in Bihar

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

An academician, working at Mahatma Gandhi University, was allegedly thrashed by an angry mob on Friday afternoon for a comment on a social media platform criticising former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who took his last breath on Thursday, following a prolonged illness.

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UAE to Provide aid to Flood-hit Kerala

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formed a committee to provide relief to the people affected by flash floods in Kerala.

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Bandhavgarh Tigress Released Into Satkosia Tiger Reserve

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

A female tiger, brought from Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve to Satkosia Tiger Reserve, was released into the wild on Friday.

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Kumaraswamy to Review Relief Operations in Rain-hit Kodagu

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

In the wake of heavy rainfall in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will on Saturday visit Kodagu to review relief operations in the district.

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Punjab CM Donates Rs 10 Crore for Kerala Flood Relief

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced Rs 10 crore worth of immediate relief for flood-hit Kerala.

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Railways Rushes Drinking Water to Kerala

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian Railways has extended a helping hand to Kerala by supplying bottled water to flood-affected people.

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NCMC Reviews Rescue Operations in Flood-hit Kerala

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Friday held a review meeting to take stock of the rescue and relief operations in the flood-affected areas in Kerala.

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TMC MP Hospitalised After Taxi Hits his car in Kolkata

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee was hospitalised on Friday after a taxi rammed into his car in Kolkata, ignoring the traffic signals.

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CBI Raids Manju Verma’s Residence in Connection With Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided former Bihar Welfare Department Minister Manju Verma’s residence in Patna and Begusarai in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

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Doors of Karnataka’s Raj Bhavan Thrown Open for Public

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has opened the gates of the century-old Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru for the public for 15 days from August 16.

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Special Envoys of Neighbouring Countries to Attend Vajpayee’s Funeral

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

India’s neighbouring countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka are sending their special representatives to attend the funeral of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away yesterday at the age of 93 after a prolonged illness.

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Andhra CM Directs CRDA Officials to Beautify Krishna River Bunds

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) to beautify Krishna river bunds downstream Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada.

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Mullaperiyar dam is Safe, Says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to Kerala Counterpart

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has written to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan assuring that there was no threat to the safety of the Mullaperiyar Dam.

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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector’s Chakan da Bagh in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

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Vajpayee Lived for the Country, Says Ramdev

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Recalling his memories with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Yoga Guru Ramdev on Thursday said that the former lived for the country and his works will never be forgotten.

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NCMC Holds Meet to Scale up Assistance, Rescue Operations

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

In view of the prevailing floods situation in Kerala, a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) was held on Thursday to scale up assistance and ensured continued relief and rescue operations.

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Supreme Court Asks Assam NRC Coordinator to Submit Data of Those Excluded From Draft

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator to provide it with the data of district-wise percentage of the population excluded from the NRC draft in the state.

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45 People Rescued From Sultan Garh Waterfalls in MP

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Madhya Pradesh Police has confirmed that 45 people have been rescued from Sultan Garh Waterfalls in Gwalior’s Shivpuri after water level increased due to a sudden release of water from a dam.

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India Navy Deploys 21 Teams for Rescue Operation in Flood-hit Kerala

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

On the seventh day of Operation Madad, Southern Naval Command deployed 21 rescue and diving teams with Gemini boats in flood-hit Kerala as the monsoon has intensified in the state.

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Opposition Leaders to Attend ‘Sanjhi Virasat Bachao Sammelan’

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

The Congress party along with leaders from 17 Opposition parties will converge in New Delhi’s Talkatora stadium on Thursday for the sixth edition of ‘Sanjhi Virasat Bachao Sammelan’ (Save composite culture convention).

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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) following a prolonged illness. He was 93.

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One has to Transcend Personal Ambitions, Says CJI

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Wednesday said that one must transcend personal ambitions and grievances to enhance the performance of the judiciary.

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President Kovind Pays Tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

On the occasion of Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday paid tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa were also present.

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PM Modi’s Speech was Shallow and Insignificant, Says Surjewala

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the former could have spoken the truth.

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Bomb Blast Injures 5 in Nalanda

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

At least four children and a woman were injured on Wednesday after a bomb exploded in a house in Nalanda district of the state.

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Naidu Aims High for Andhra Pradesh

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Andhra Pradesh aims to be the number one state in the country by 2029. The state will be giving more thrust on economic development.

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Arvind Kejriwal Refuses to Accept Ashutosh’s Resignation

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refused to accept party leader Ashutosh’s resignation.

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Due to Heavy Rains and Flooding, Estate Workers in Wayanadu Starved for Weeks

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Additionally, the flood has isolated the workers completely and now they are in dire need of food and other necessary supplies

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India, China Hold Special Border Meeting

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

A special border meeting personal between the Indian Army and China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was held at Nathu La Pass in Sikkim on August 15 to jointly celebrate the 72nd Independence Day of India.

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Shutdown in Kashmir Valley

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

The Kashmir valley witnessed a complete shutdown on Wednesday following a strike call was given by separatists. Shutters of all shops and business houses remained down as traffic too remained off roads.

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Upgraded Kimbho app to be Launched on August 27

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Yoga Guru Ramdev-owned Patanjali’s instant messaging platform, Kimbho, is slated to be launched on August 27, with the company claiming it has fixed all the shortcomings of the app.

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IMD Issues red Alert for Several Districts in Kerala

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

India Meteorological Department has issued red alert (heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places) for Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Idukki and Ernakulam Districts in Kerala until Thursday.

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AAP Leader Ashutosh Quits Party

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh resigned from the party on Wednesday citing personal reasons.

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Scuffle Breaks out Between Locals, Police in Rajasthan

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

A scuffle broke out between locals and police in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu town after they protested against a minor girl’s abduction.

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President Kovind to Confer 131 Gallantry Awards

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to members of Armed Forces Personnel and Paramilitary Forces.

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Pranab Mukherjee Greets Nation on Independence Day

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conveyed his wishes to the citizens on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day.

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SC Tells Centre to Consider Framing a Child Protection Policy

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Expressing concern over the growing number of sexual assault cases in shelter homes across India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to consider framing a child protection policy.

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Gujjar and Bakerwal Community Demands Extension of SC/ST Act to Jammu and Kashmir

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

According to Gujjar leaders, this bill could help their tribes to fight against atrocities that they were facing legally, constitutionally as well as politically

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Article 35-A Row: Joint Resistance Leadership Devise Strategy for its Protection

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The break-up of PDP-BJP government had also brought the focus back on the legal battle for  the protection of Article 35-A, which empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents and allow them the exclusive right to buy land in the state

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Dalit Research Scholar Arrested from Central University of Kerala, Students Alleges Foulplay

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier he was slapped with a memo accusing him of having instigated the protest carried out by the people from Kalam Nagar, who were displaced for the construction of the University

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Kashmir Valley Under Tight Security Ahead Of Independence Day

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Along with the police, the paramilitary and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have intensified patrolling, checking and frisking of vehicles at various flash-points in Srinagar and other places of the valley

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Chharanagar Victims Offer Roses in Return for Police Brutality: Say They are Artists, not Thieves

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

This kind of vengeful behaviour from the part of the police, however, is just a part of the discrimination the community faced. “When I tell people that my surname is Indrekar, they ask me, ‘so you are a Marathi?’ and I tell them, ‘no, I am a Chhara.’ Then their attitude changes. The way they interact changes,”

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Madras HC Orders CBI Probe Into Police Firing During the Anti-Sterlite Protests

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests held on May 22. 13 people lost their lives during the firing.

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Stalin Remembers Karunanidhi at Party Executive Meet

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Addressing the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) executive meet at Chennai on Tuesday, party working president MK Stalin remembered his father and DMK Chief M.Karunanidhi and said that the party has lost a leader but he has also lost a father.

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Army Guns Down 2 Pakistani Soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian Army gunned down two Pakistani soldiers in Kupwara district on Monday night.

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Jayarajan Reinducted in Kerala Cabinet

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader, E P Jayarajan was sworn in as a minister in the Kerala cabinet on Tuesday. Kerala Governor Palanisamy Sathasivam administered the oath of office and secrecy in the presence of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

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Government Officer Shot at, Dies in Hospital in Bihar

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

A government officer of Under Secretary level, who was shot at in his house by unidentified people this morning, died in the hospital. Rajiv, 58, posted at the Patna Secretariat, was about to retire.

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Railway Ministry Releases Third Cleanliness Audit

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The Railway Ministry on Monday released the third party survey report on station cleanliness conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI). Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was present to grace the event.

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Sweet Exchange at Attari-Wagah Border on Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

On the occasion of Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day, India and Pakistan border guards exchanged sweets at Attari-Wagah border.

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District Probation Officer Arrested in Hajipur Shelter Home Case

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

District Probation Officer (DPO) of Hajipur Manmohan Prasad Singh was arrested on Monday in connection with sexual abuse of girls at a short stay home in the city.

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Jet Airways Denies Stake Sale, Allays Fears of Debts

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Jet Airways on Monday brushed off reports of a possible stake sale and also put to rest questions on rising debts that raised concerns on its ability to keep the airline flying.

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Minor Allegedly Raped in Madrasa in UP

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Madrasa manager and five other people have been booked for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghosi area.

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Delhi HC to Hear Victims’ Appeals Against Sajjan Kumar in Anti-Sikh Killings Case

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear appeals by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and victims against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s acquittal in connection with 1984 Anti-Sikh killings case.

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Two Girls From Aasra Shelter Home Admitted to PMCH

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Days after two girls were brought dead from Aasra shelter home to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), another two girls from the same safe haven have been admitted to the specified hospital.

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Arrest Warrant Issued Against CPO’s Wife in Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

An arrest warrant has been issued against suspended Child Protection Officer (CPO) Ravi Roshan’s wife Shibha Kumari Singh in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

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2 More Detained in Aasra Home Case

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Bihar Police on Monday detained two more people in connection with the death of two women at Patna’s ‘Aasra Home’ and sent them to three-day police custody.

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Maneka Thanks Corporate Affairs Ministry for Amending Act Relating to Sexual Harassment

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi on Monday thanked the Ministry for Corporate Affairs Ministry for making it mandatory for all companies to file a disclosure regarding the implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act in their Director’s Report.

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UP man Barred From Offering Namaz for Participating in Kanwar Yatra

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

A Muslim man was prevented from offering Namaz in a mosque in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district on grounds of participating in the recently-concluded Kanwar Yatra.

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Bombay HC Moved Over Goa Flag Hoisting Dispute

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Advocate Aires Rodrigues moved to the High Court of Bombay at Goa over the dispute pertaining to the state government nominating speaker of the Legislative Assembly Pramod Sawant for hoisting the national flag on Independence Day function.

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Maharashtra ATS Seizes Country-made Weapons in Mumbai

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Maharashtra Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS) seized close to ten pistols from the safe houses of Vaibhav Raut and his accomplices, who have been accused of plotting terror activities in the state.

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Rahul Challenges PM on Waiving off Farmers’ Loan in Karnataka

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

In run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi that if he really cared about farmers then the Centre should provide 50 per cent of the farm loan waived off in Karnataka by the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in the state last month.

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Two Accused Surrender in Kerala Orthodox Church Case

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Father Sony Varghese and Father Jaise K. George, accused in the sexual harassment case in Kerala’s Malankara Orthodox Church, surrendered before the Thiruvalla Session Court on Monday.

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Somnath Chatterjee to get Highest State Honour in WB Assembly

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee will be given the highest state honour in the West Bengal Assembly.

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Supreme Court Directs Police to Ensure Protection to Hapur Lynching Case Witnesses

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Monday directed Meerut Inspector General of Police to ensure protection to the witnesses in the Hapur lynching case.

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Umar Khalid Attacked in Delhi

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Jawaharlal Nehru University student activist Umar Khalid was attacked by an unidentified gunman on Monday before an event at Constitution Club where he was supposed to speak. Khalid escaped unhurt.

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Supreme Court Seeks Detailed Reply From Centre in BK Bansal Suicide Case

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Union of India after hearing a petition seeking an independent investigation into the controversial suicide case of senior bureaucrat Bal Kishan Bansal, who was arrested on alleged corruption charges.

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20 Children Injured After High Tension Wire Falls on Madarsa in UP

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

At least 20 children were injured after a high tension wire fell on Madarsa in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha city on Sunday.

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7 children of a Family Killed in car Accident in Gujarat

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

At least seven children of a family died when the car in which they were travelling fell into a ditch on the roadside in Panchmahal district.

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Full Dress Rehearsal of I-Day Celebrations Held at Red Fort

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

A full dress rehearsal of 72nd Independence Day celebration was held on Monday morning at the Red Fort in Delhi. The rehearsal witnessed the same traffic restrictions as would be followed on the day of the celebration.

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Somnath Chatterjee Dies at 89

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passed away here on Monday morning. He was 89.

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Karnataka Government Seeks Answer Over Aero India 2018 Venue Shift

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Karnataka government on Sunday expressed its displeasure after the Ministry of Defence shifted its 22nd ‘Aero India’ show from Bengaluru to Uttar Pradesh this year.

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15 Injured in Muzaffarpur Temple Stampede

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

At least 15 people were injured in a stampede at Garibnath Temple in Muzaffarpur on Monday morning.

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Seven People Questioned in Kerala Orthodox Church Case

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Seven people were questioned in Punjab’s Jalandhar city in connection with the Kerala church sex scandal case.

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Supreme Court to Hear Survivor’s Plea Today in Hapur Lynching Case

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the plea of a survivor of the Hapur lynching case, who is seeking a court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the matter.

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ISRO to Celebrate Centenary of Space Pioneer Vikram Sarabhai

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday announced that they would have a year-long centenary programme to honour its legendary founding father and space pioneer, Vikram Sarabhai.

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15 Villagers Killed in Bastar, not Naxals, Says Congress MLA

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress MLA Kawasi Lakhma on Sunday claimed that 15 innocent villagers were killed in the recent crackdown on Naxals by the security forces and not 15 Naxals.

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50 Percent Reservation Announced for Women in RPF Jawans’ Recruitment

 Sunday, August 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal announced a 50 percent reservation for women in the upcoming recruitment of 9500-10000 jawans for the Railway Protection Force (RPF), in a bid to create more employment opportunities for women.

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Passports Damaged in Kerala Floods to be Replaced for Free

 Sunday, August 12, 2018  |  No Comments

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Sunday announced that all the passports damaged due to the floods in Kerala will be replaced free of cost.

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33 Dead, 6 Missing in Kerala Floods

 Sunday, August 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday confirmed 33 deaths and six missing in Kerala floods.

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Rahul Gandhi to Kickstart Congress Campaign in Rajasthan

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will launch the party’s election campaign on Saturday in Rajasthan, which is expected to go for polls later this year.

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