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Delhi High Court instructed to block piracy websites

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to websites like Tamilrockers, EZTV, Katmovies, and Limetorrents which are...

Famous actress Vidya Sinha passed away

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Vidya Sinha died in a hospital in Mumbai. She was 71 years old. She died around 1 pm after suffering from...

Pehlu Khan lynching case; all six persons acquitted by Session Court...

Alwar: A sessions court in Alwar acquitted all six persons accused of beating Haryana dairy farmer Pehlu Khan to death in April 1, 2017, giving...

Twitter launches emoji to mark this year’s Independence Day

New Delhi: Twitter has announced the launch of a custom emoji to mark this year’s Independence Day. The emoji is the “Ashoka Chakra” – a...

Shah Faesal, bureaucrat-turned politician, arrested in Delhi, sent back to Srinagar

Delhi: Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal was arrested in Delhi on Wednesday afternoon and was sent back to Kashmir. He was on his way to Istanbul.After being...

If Kashmiris are happy, why are they locked inside, asks Asaduddin...

Hyderabad: Lashing out at the Narendra Modi led central government, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and Hyderabad (TS) MP Asaduddin Owaisi asked why are...

Don’t Misunderstand Our Peace Policy As Our Weakness, Pakistan President Arif...

Islamabad: Addressing the Independence rally in Islamabad on Wednesday, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said: “Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one." He was commemorating the 73rd Independence...

Saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers, Imran Khan’s speech at...

Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he is saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers in a statement released prior to the independence...

Restrictions withdrawn in Jammu but to continue in Kashmir Valley, says...

Jammu and Kashmir: The restrictions imposed on Jammu prior to the BJP move to clamp down the state's special status has been removed, a senior...

Alwar Lynching 2017: Verdict Today, What Has Happened So Far?

Alwar: The court of Additional District Judge in Rajasthan's Alwar district will be pronouncing the verdict in the Alwar lynching case on August 14th, Wednesday.Pehlu...

10 out of 13 MLAs in Sikkim joins BJP

New Delhi: 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) joined the BJP on Tuesday.The MLAs met BJP working president J P Nadda and joined...

Floods: Nearly 200 killed in rain-related incidents in Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat...

Flooding seems to have become a calendar event in India. With incessant rains and another season of devastating floods, the death toll has reached...

Chidambaram’s statement on J&K irresponsible and provocative says BJP

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...

Payal Tadvi suicide: ‘Why has no action been taken against department...

Bombay: While hearing a plea related to Payal Tadvi case, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the prosecution why the statement of a key...

Congress could have prevented Babri Masjid demolition says Digvijaya Singh

Delhi: Congress could have prevented the demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992 but did not act in time said senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. PV...

‘Unprecedented horror in Kashmir’, says Shah Faesal

Kashmir: Shah Faesal, currently the president of Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement on Tuesday referred to the situation in Kashmir valley as an "Unprecedented horror."...

BJP’s known ‘women face’ Sushama Swaraj died in a heart attack

New Delhi: Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away a while ago at AIIMS on Tuesday.  The BJP veteran, who suffered a massive heart attack,...

“This will be a war that no one will win and...

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed worry that Pulwama-like attacks can follow the revocation of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir,...

Unnao rape case survivor is in critical condition

New Delhi: The Unnao rape survivor, who was admitted to the AIIMS (the All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Trauma Centre, remained critical and was...

“We will have to see whether it is a final solution,...

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Monday expressed disappointment that the Centre had revoked Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir without taking...

Collecting data for National Population Register will begin in September 2020

New Delhi: According to the Government notification, the next round of recording biometric and family-tree details of Indian citizens under the National Population Register (NPR)...

US asked to maintain peace in Line of Control

Washington: The US is “closely” observing the events in Jammu and Kashmir following the revocation of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution by the...

Supreme Court will consider Ayodhya case from today

New Delhi: A Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will commence hearing on Ayodhya appeals from August 6 on a day-to-day...

NMC Bill: IMA calls for nation-wide protest on Thursday

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has given a call for withdrawal of services in healthcare facilities across the country on August 8 to...

External Affairs Minister will visit China next week

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...

Unnao rape case survivor airlifted to Delhi

New DelhiAs per the directions of Supreme Court, the Unnao rape survivor, who was injured critically in a car-truck collision last week, was airlifted...

Heavy rain in Mumbai disrupting the life of people

Mumbai: Heavy rain in Mumbai has again disrupted the life of millions of people. It caused the cancellation of several trains and flights and irregularity...

“Always stay connected with the party workers who helped us,” says...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarians to always stay connected with the party workers who helped them win,...

India expresses strong disagreement in UN’s report

New Delhi: India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres for including in recent report situations in India that are neither armed...

‘Machali Mata Yatra’ suspended due to security reasons

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 dish named ‘Iyer chicken’ creates problems in Madhurai

Madurai: Milagu, a multi-cuisine restaurant in Madurai, dragged into controversy for naming a chicken dish as Iyer Chicken. A poster of the day's special meal ...

RBI takes action against banks for not reporting fraud activities

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India fined four major banks in India for non-reporting of fraud activities. RBI has imposed a fine of Rs 1.5 crore...

Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor sent back to his home country

Tuticorin: According to police reports, former Vice President of Maldives Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum in India, was sent back to...

Census 2021 will not include caste wise data

New Delhi: Census 2021 will not collect “caste wise” data as the ones collected in 2011 by UPA threw up about 40 lakh caste names...

UGC recommended 20 institutes for ‘Institute of Eminence’ status

New Delhi: The IITs Madras and Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT are among the 20 institutions recommended for the...

Journalist Ravish Kumar wins Ramon Magsaysay Award

New Delhi: NDTV's Ravish Kumar has been named for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for "harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless" and his...

How dare they have the audacity to assume that we’d be...

Chennai: A same-sex couple were allegedly thrown out of a club by its management in Chennai over ‘inappropriate behaviour’. Rasika Gopalakrishnan and her friend, Shivangi...

Trump reiterates his offer to mediate in Kashmir issue

United States:United States President Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated his much controversial offer to mediate in the Kashmir Issue. He said he is willing...

“Muslim women dominate red-light areas” says BJP leader BC Sethi

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...

Rahul Gandhi warns PM Modi of ‘train of a recession’

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the slowdown of the economy, saying that a...

EVM’s are technically very secure says Maharashtra CEO Baldev Singh

Mumbai: "Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are technically "very secure" and can never store a false vote and it is impossible to breach their security," said...

‘Grave concern’ over US military assistance to Pakistan, says India

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...

Unnao hearing:What is happening in this country, asks Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is hearing a matter related to the Unnao rape case and will be pronouncing its order at 2 pm today....

Unnao rape case: BJP expels accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday removed rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, reported ANI. However, there had been no official confirmation from...

Here is how arch-rivals Uber Eats and Zomato united!

Delhi: Relatively new food delivery app Uber Eats and well established Zomato are known to be arch-rivals. But an incident of religious discrimination and intolerance...

Centre introducing bills arbitrarily accuses Opposition, ruckus in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Opposition party leaders created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, alleging that the NDA government had introduced bills without informing them...

V.G Siddhartha: Here is all you need to know about the...

Mangalore: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddharth was confirmed dead on Wednesday after his body was recovered from Netravati River in Mangalore. The body was...

‘How will you ensure justice?,” Class 11 student questions UP police

Uttar Pradesh: A Class 11 student in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday asked the police if they can ensure justice if she raised her voice...

More than 2,400 students have dropped out from IIT’s says MHRD

New Delhi: More than 2,400 students have dropped out of the most sought after IITs in the past two years, reveals data provided by the...

480 Bangladeshi’s deported between January 2016 and April 2018, Delhi Police...

Delhi:Delhi police on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that around 489 Bangladesi's were detained, of whom 489 had been deported from January 2016 to...

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as the issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter...

Cabinet increases the strength of judges in Supreme court

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to increase the strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 31 to 34. The...

Karnataka: Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri elected as Assembly Speaker

Bengaluru: BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing...

“Food does not have a religion, it is a religion,” Zomato...

New Delhi: Food delivery company Zomato on Wednesday refused to resolve a customer’s complaint about being assigned a Muslim delivery executive for his food order...

Unnao rape survivor sent a letter to CJI two weeks before...

New Delhi:Over 15 days before a road accident in Rae Bareli critically injured the Unnao rape survivor and killed two of her relatives, she...

“Everything is fine, everything is normal in Kashmir,” said Satya Pal...

Srinagar: With the deployment of additional forces fueling fears that it could be part of a plan to abrogate Article 35A, J&K Governor Satya Pal...

Rajiv Kumar will be the new finance secretary

New Delhi:Rajiv Kumar, Secretary, Financial Services in the Ministry of Finance, was on Tuesday designated as Finance Secretary by virtue of his seniority, reported...

No More Tipu Jayanti Celebrations, Karnataka government ordered

Bengaluru:Soon after assuming charge, the B.S. Yediyurappa-led BJP government on Tuesday cancelled the birth anniversary celebrations of Tipu Sultan, which had become an annual...

National Medical Commission Bill; IMA calls for nationwide protest

New Delhi:Terming the clearance of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 by Lok Sabha as "anti-people, anti-poor, anti-students, anti-democratic and draconian in nature"...

National Minority Commission can not declare any community as minorities

New Delhi: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) does not have the authority to declare any community as a minority, the commission has said in...

Triple Talaq Bill will be in Rajya Sabha today

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...

Narendra Modi in Benjamin Netanyahu’s Election campaign posters

Tel Aviv:Ahead of an unprecedented snap poll on September 17, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party has put banners featuring his pictures with...

‘Man Vs Wild’, will soon feature Prime Minister Narendra Modi; trailer...

New Delhi: Popular television show ‘Man Vs Wild’, will soon feature Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Renowned survivalist, adventurer and host of the show Bear Grylls...

10 Heritage sites will be opened for public till 9 PM

New Delhi: The Culture Ministry has decided to keep 10 heritage sites open for public from sunrise to 9 pm, Union Culture and Tourism Minister...

Rice of 33 percent of Tigers in India says Tiger Census...

New Delhi:The population of tigers in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, a rise of 33 per cent, according...

BJP government privatising airports, alleges Congress

New Delhi: Congress party on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP government at the Centre is privatising airports by setting aside the...

Screen a short clip on prevention of child abuse at movie...

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed on a suggestion to screen a short clip on prevention of child abuse and prosecution of crimes...

Mehbooba Mufti warns the centre against the revocation of Article 35

Sri Nagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti warned the Centre on Sunday against the revocation of Article 35A, saying any tinkering with...

Judiciary not excluded from Visaka Guideline says Justice A.P. Shah

New Delhi: "There is a need to engage in how the Vishaka guidelines, which deal with sexual harassment in the workplace, should be made applicable...

Unnao women who filed rape case against BJP MLA hit by...

Rae Bareli: A teenage girl, who had accused Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of rape last year, was critically injured on Sunday when...

Indian consulate removes a slide quoting Arundhati Roy on Dr. B.R...

Canada: In what can be seen as censorship of academic work by the representatives in Canada of the world’s so-called largest democracy, the Indian consulate...

Home Ministry approves mobilization of more security forces in J&K

Sri Nagar: In an unprecedented move, the Home Ministry on Friday granted approval for the mobilisation of 100 additional companies of security forces in Jammu...

Activists questioned the credibility of EVM

Delhi: Amid apprehensions about the credibility of electronic voting machines (EVMs), Pune-based civic activist Maruti Bhapkar has issued a legal notice through noted lawyer and...

Pakistan can not have a full fledged war with India –...

New Delhi: Pakistan can neither fight a full-fledged nor a limited war with India and is waging a proxy war, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said...

Cow is the only animal which inhales and exhales oxygen said...

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,...

Open letter to Modi; petition was filed against those 49 personalities

Muzzafarpur: A petition was filed in a court in Muzaffarpur district in Bihar on Saturday against a group of 49 intellectuals who wrote a letter...

GST will be cut down for Electric vehicles

Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Saturday cut the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs) to 5% from 12%, a reduction that...

Former Union Minister S. Jaipal Reddy passed away

Hyderabad: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader S. Jaipal Reddy passed away on Sunday at around 1.30 a.m. in Hyderabad. He was 77, reported...

Seven Maoists killed by Security forces

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...

Bills passed without scrutiny in Rajya Sabha. complains opposition parties

Delhi: Seventeen Opposition parties wrote to Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on July 26, 2019, raising concerns over the “hurried” passage...