Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has kicked up a row by claiming that cow is the only animal which inhales and exhales oxygen,...
A circular to this effect has been issued by the Directorate of Higher Education in Uttar Pradesh. The circular mentions a blanket ban on the use of mobile phones inside universities and colleges.
Delhi: Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Friday, introduced the parliament a fresh bill on Triple Talaq. The new Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on...
New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday accepted in the Lok Sabha that transgressions occur from both sides on the India-China border on...
According to a notification by Directorate General of Foreign Trade, PPE medical coveralls for Covid-19 have been moved to the 'restricted' list for exports from the 'prohibited' list.
After the cabinet meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said vaping or e-cigarettes appear cool but a lot of health concerns had been raised against them. "The decision has been taken keeping in mind health of the youth," she said citing recommendations of premier medical institutes.
New Delhi: "The draft for the Centre's National Education Policy (NEP) is a good wishful document but there is no roadmap for how the changes...
"Our party leaders, who had gone to see the situation, have been detained in Manguluru Airport. I condemn this act to silence us," said former Karnataka Chief Minister and top Congress leader Siddaramaiah.
"Permissions are being taken from the Maharashtra administration and the local MLA for holding of exams," Sawant said.
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath of office and secrecy at 6.40 pm to Thackeray - who sported a striking saffron coloured kurta-pyjama, the Sena's colour.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, made a statement before the apex court that the Centre is willing to make non-payment of salary a criminal offence under the Disaster Management Act.
Rai said in view of the increasing threat of locusts in north India, the Agriculture Department of the Delhi government will run awareness programmes to make the people and farmers of Delhi aware of this new threat.
"The new SOP will be like a 'Sanjeevani' for the media production industry. Social distancing and masks will be an integral part of this SOP. The general principle behind the Standard Operating Procedure would help create a safe working environment for both the cast and the crew," Javadekar said.
Justice Siddhartha allowed the bail application of Yogesh Raj on Wednesday.
The Congress MPs gathered in front of the Gandhi statue and raised slogans of "Modi government shame shame" and "save our democracy". Party president Sonia Gandhi also joined the protest.
Bankers also told the Finance Minister that there were impressive possibilities in the services sector, which dominates the Indian economy.
The committee members will visit Guna on Friday and will submit a report to MPCC president Kamal Nath who has condemned the use of force against the Dalit couple and demanded action against those responsible for it.
Tomorrow the Supreme Court will pass an order on the resignation of rebel MLAs from Karnataka. “I will decide on the disqualification and resignation...
An order by the District Magistrate says the movement of people would be completely restricted till 6 a.m. on July 28.
The incident took place in Shankarpur government primary school in Rae Bareli district and the students went to the office of Superintendent of Police Swapnil Mamgain and complained about a woman 'shiksha mitra' who had made the remarks.
"Lifeguards should be employed either as part of a society or a government corporation, because right now they have neither job security nor regular payment," local politician Siddesh Bhagat, a spokesperson for the striking lifeguards said.
"We will give free ration till June 2021. The quality of ration is better than that of the Centre," the CM said minutes after Modi's address to the nation in the afternoon.
Sri Nagar: ‘Machail Mata Yatra’ which long for 43-days, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir was suspended due to security reasons, officials said yesterday....
A Railway Ministry spokesperson, in a statement, said that Indian Railways, in consultation with Ministries of Health & Family Welfare, and Home Affairs, has decided that train services will be further partially restored with effect from June 1.
He said the elections would be held in eight phases beginning March 5.
The government had earlier suspended any fresh admission for six months.
Delhi: The experienced Indian politician Sheila Dikshit (81), New Delhi’s longest-serving chief minister, died on Saturday after a prolonged illness. Dikshit died at a hospital in...
Delhi: The water level of the Yamuna river crossed the warning mark to hit 204.70 metres on Monday after more than 8 lakh cusecs of...
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has recommended for comprehensive energy policy at the national level that will allow the supply of quality power...
According to the BMC Disaster Control, the blaze was reported at around 5.30 am from the foreign bank branch premises on the ground floor of the 14-floor building.
With this decision by the top court, Mukesh has exhausted the last legal remedy available to him against the death sentence.
"The chapter on Tipu Sultan for Class 7 has been dropped to reduce the syllabus by 30 per cent for this academic year due to delay in reopening of schools due to no let-up in coronavirus spread," Karnataka Text Book Society Director Madde Gowda told reporters here.
The announcement was made during the Swachh Survekshan awards declared by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. It is meant to monitor the performance of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, launched in 2014. The survey was conducted in 4,242 cities, 62 cantonment boards and 92 Ganga towns and was completed in 28 days.
A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M.R. Shah said: "It is kind of war. You do not keep soldiers unhappy during the war. So travel the extra mile to make the corona warriors feel safe."
"No effect of shutdown in the city though banking operations are affected as bank staff are supporting the trade unions," a state official told media here.
Delhi: BJP leaders and BJP leaning TV channels had been celebrating the news of Modi winning the reader's poll of an apparently U.K based website...
Bhubaneswar Bharatiya Janata Party deputy leader - BC Sethi said that “Muslim women dominate red-light areas of Mumbai and Kolkata”, in the Odisha Assembly. He justified...
In his media chat, Raut was asked about the crucial Chief Minister's post, to which he declared: "Why only five years? We will rule Maharashtra for 25 years..."
New Delhi: Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said ISRO's efforts on Chandrayaan-2 were a defining moment of courage for the entire...
Bastar: Security forces killed seven suspected Maoists in a gunfight in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district on Saturday, PTI reported. Deputy Inspector General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj...
Referring to a video which surfaced on Friday, the Congress alleged that in it Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa claimed that the rebel MLAs, who were disqualified by the then Karnataka Speaker, will get relief from the Supreme Court and thus the party will approach the apex court with the new evidence.
New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court granted bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Congress leader attacked the Central government for the...
Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi on October 18 had recommended Justice Bobde, the second senior-most Judge of the apex court, as his successor.
Congress Secretary Pranav Jha said, "The people have rejected the national narrative built by the BJP in the state over the issues of Article 370, Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and voted for the local issues."
New Delhi: Commentary on Jammu Kashmir issue made by P. Chidambaram was criticized by BJP. They called it as "very irresponsible and provocative." Chidambaram opinioned...
Condemning the assault on the Jamia students, the Youth Congress in a statement said: "This raises the basic question among the masses that how the state suppresses political activities among the universities and how police have become a tool for mass suppression and acts as a deterrent for the rising voice of dissent."
A bench headed by Ashok Bhushan said the top court had already taken cognizance of the Palghar incident, and there is no need to multiply petitions originated from the same issue.
"The Chinese have walked in and taken our territory in Ladakh. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister is absolutely silent and has vanished from the scene," Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
The Prime Minister announced an extension of the PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) till November 20.
New Delhi: The government has listed the contentious Triple Talaq Bill, which aims to curb the controversial Islamic practice of instant divorce, for consideration and...
Expressing concern over rising street crimes, former Delhi Police Commissioner Ajay Raj Sharma said criminals would turn reckless if they felt the police were not in pro-active.
The 1987-batch Bihar cadre officer will succeed Preeti Sudan, given a three-month extension in April, when she demits office on July 31.
New Delhi: India expressed its "grave concern" over the US decision to supply military assistance to Pakistan on Thursday. Ministry of External Affairs said that it...
The Assembly session will have only two working days since the duration of the session has been curtailed because of the pandemic.
While the students of the BHU are opposing his appointment because he is a Muslim, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students have come out in his support.
The farmers, who have been protesting for the last two weeks, wrote to the President that they were betrayed on the issue of the state capital and if justice can't be ensured to them they be allowed to kill themselves.
The rally, coming two days after the first of the five-phase polling, is scheduled at 1.30 p.m. at Bazartand Ground, College Road in Simdega.
New Delhi: The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) handed over the second airborne warning plane, Netra, to the Indian Air Force on Wednesday. The indigenously-built aircraft...
The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) will probe and determine the probable cause and contributory factors leading to the accident, which left 18 persons dead.
The conviction was announced on November 21 and the quantum of sentence was reserved for Monday. Those convicted include 12 examinees, 12 fake candidates or solvers (who took the exam in place of original candidates) and seven middlemen.
The students, who are demanding the resignation of JNU Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, have alleged that Delhi Police are "trying to break the backbone" of the protests by taking union members into detention.
Safia (50) had suffered over 70 per cent burns while her daughter Gudiya (28) suffered 35 per cent burns. Both were admitted to the Civil Hospital.
Addressing a virtual press conference, Kejriwal said, "Today I am announcing the plasma bank in Delhi. Plasma bank will solve the problems of Covid-19 patients."
"The situation of the entire country is volatile. We are afraid. My daughter has been attacked, tomorrow someone else will be beaten up. Who knows, even I may be beaten up tomorrow," Ghosh's father said, hours after his daughter was brutally beaten up inside the varsity campus.
Guwahati: The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha on Saturday claimed that over one lakh people belonging to the community have been excluded from the final National Register...
During the proceedings, a lawyer for the government said that they had no objection to shifting the case.
As many as 20 Indian Army jawans and an officer were martyred at Galwan Valley along the India-China border following a clash with Chinese PLA soldiers on Monday night.
In her letter to the UP Chief Minister, she said that she wanted to raise the issue of Kafeel Khan who has spent around 450 days in jail. Khan has selflessly served the people in tough times.
Jhansi: Four passengers of Kerala express died in extreme heat at Jhansi on Tuesday. The passengers were heading towards Coimbatore, their hometown, in a non-AC...
According to the ED officials, PFI's state president Mohammed Parvez Ahmed and RFI's Shahid Abu Bakr appeared for questioning at the financial probe agency's headquarters in south Delhi's Khan market area.
Chief Justice S.A. Bobde observed that Gandhi is the 'Father of the Nation', and the people hold him in high esteem, which is far beyond any formal recognition.
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed an uproar followed by cross allegations between the treasury and opposition benches, mainly the Congress, on issues...
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will visit China on August 11 for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese...
The NHRC has asked the Chief Secretary to respond within four weeks on the incident and also the relief and rehabilitation measures taken for the family.
A total of 853 deaths were also reported in this period.
But, sadly she is unaware that her husband, Nithin, a 28-year-old mechanical engineer passed away back in the UAE on Monday following cardiac arrest, said Congress legislator and state Youth Congress President Shafi Parambil.
Thiruvananthapuram: CEO of ICT Academy Kerala, Santhosh Kurup posted on Facebook about the setback of Chandrayaan-2, India's Mission to the Moon. "We lost the communication to...
As per sources, the new crew and trainee pilots might reduce contracts from five years to one year. Sources said Air India is terminating 1,200 crew and employees who are more than 55-yr-old including 190 trainee pilots.
"The state has decided to test certain specific groups of passengers to minimize the spread of COVID. Further, the capacity available with private labs could be utilized to the maximum extent," ordered Health and Family Welfare Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey.
The petition was filed by P.R. Meena, an MLA from Pilot group on behalf of 18 other MLAs who were slapped notice for not attending two CLPs meetings called in recently.