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Popular resentment against BJP reason behind delay in elections in J&K: NC

The partys spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq said that long standing undemocratic rule has increased the hardships of the people

1 Apr 2023 7:47 pm
Four held for hoisting saffron flags by mosque during Ram Navami procession

A video of the entire incident has been widely circulated on social media.

1 Apr 2023 9:00 am
Assam CM threatens to sue Arvind Kejriwal if he calls him `corrupt`

Reportedly, CM Kejriwal in Delhi Assembly had said that there are cases against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in other states.

1 Apr 2023 8:47 am
Democracy of this country is in danger: Rajasthan CM Gehlot slams Centre

Where is the country heading? Democracy is in danger. ED, IT and CBI raids are ongoing. The judiciary is under pressure. How long will this go on? CM said.

1 Apr 2023 8:45 am
Murdabad slogan greet CM, as toll rises to 36

Sixteen injured hospitalised; police file case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against two members of the temple trust

1 Apr 2023 8:11 am
Gujarat HC fines Kejriwal for seeking info on Modis degree

In 2016, the then Gujarat University vice-chancellor M N Patel had said that Modi graduated from in 1978 and completed his PG in 1983.

1 Apr 2023 8:10 am
Four kidnap woman, rape her in moving car in Bengaluru

Accused dropped the woman near her house the next morning, all arrested, say police

1 Apr 2023 8:05 am
Stones pelted at cops, vehicles, shops attacked day after violence in Howrah

A number of local people locked themselves inside houses while shops and markets were closed. Vehicular movement was also disrupted.

1 Apr 2023 8:03 am
Donald Trump indicted, may surrender next week

Charges stem from payments made to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter

1 Apr 2023 8:01 am
Taiwans leader in US, stresses security for her island

Taiwan is billing President Tsai Ing-wens visit to New York as simply a transit, but she kept a full agenda of events Wednesday and Thursday before flying to Central America.

1 Apr 2023 7:57 am
More new names for places, please!

The nicest thing about renaming exercises is how they make every trip an enjoyable experience for travellers

1 Apr 2023 7:10 am
Lets not be bird-brains while bird watching!

One option is to use stronger fencing so that people cannot access the lake.

1 Apr 2023 7:08 am
Five of family out for `wedding shopping` killed after car collides with truck

The victims had gone to Phalodi town for shopping for an upcoming wedding. The accident occurred in the afternoon while they were returning home in Jamba village, police said

31 Mar 2023 7:53 pm
Maharashtra researchers discover new species of bent-toed gecko in Kerala

The paper describing the new species was published recently in the Journal of Herpetology, an international publication of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, USA

31 Mar 2023 5:58 pm
Bhagwant Mann`s daughter received death threats in US, claims Swati Maliwal

Maliwal said that the reported threats to Mann`s daughter are an act of cowardice

31 Mar 2023 2:54 pm
BJP hires goons from outside state to orchestrate communal riots: Mamata

If they believe that they will attack others and receive relief through legal interventions, they must know that the people will reject them one day, CM said.

31 Mar 2023 9:34 am
TMC worker killed, 3 others injured in firing in Kolkata`s North Dinajpur

Three others were also injured in the firing incident that took place after the party`s meeting in Chutiakhor village panchayat of North Dinajpur, the police said on Friday

31 Mar 2023 8:50 am
Punjab police recover toy drone on outskirts of Amritpal Singh`s village

According to officials, the toy drone was seized from Rayya village located on the outskirts of Amritsar on Thursday

31 Mar 2023 8:48 am
Heavy rains cause severe water logging in several parts of Delhi

Earlier on Thursday, rain coupled with thunderstorms lashed parts of the national capital

31 Mar 2023 8:45 am
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari dismisses reports of quitting politics

The media must uphold responsible journalism in their reporting on this matter, he added.

31 Mar 2023 8:01 am
Punjab cops using drone to hunt Amritpal

There was, however, no official comment on it from the police. Paramilitary personnel have also been deployed in and around the village.

31 Mar 2023 7:49 am
Congress in damage control mode after Digvijayas thank you Germany tweet

A host of senior BJP leaders and Union ministers attacked the Congress and Singh, accusing the party of inviting foreign interference in internal affairs

31 Mar 2023 7:41 am
Spouses of H-1B visa holders can work in US: judge

Tech companies such as Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft had opposed the lawsuit filed by Save Jobs USA

31 Mar 2023 7:34 am
Former bankers convicted over Swiss account of Putin pal

It took years for prosecutors to unravel the web of money and bring the case to court

31 Mar 2023 7:29 am
How I got the perfect haircut

While being on the lookout for an alternative to South Tyrols unbelievably expensive salons, the universe conspired to acquaint me with someone who took the time to understand my hair

31 Mar 2023 6:20 am
Traffic rules must be followed to the hilt at Dadar

Certain roads have been closed for vehicular movement and there are spaces where parking will not be allowed

31 Mar 2023 6:19 am
In a first in IPL history, 1500 drones to create `awe-inspiring spectacle`

But the new innovation we`ve brought around this time is the use of drones for the mid-innings show, which is sure to dazzle people. As a stand-out, the segment will feature a choreographed dance of 1,500 drones decorating the sky above the stadium, weaving within one another to form stunning 2D & 3D imagery

30 Mar 2023 6:16 pm
Palghar lynching: SC asks Maha govt to file affidavit on plea for CBI probe

Earlier, the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government had opposed the plea for CBI probe into the case

30 Mar 2023 4:38 pm
Delhi govt closely watching Covid-19 situation; Kejriwal to hold review meeting

Health Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj assured people that there was no need to panic since the hospitalisation rate was low

30 Mar 2023 3:34 pm
Wall Street Journal journalist arrested on espionage charges in Russia

Gershkovich is the first reporter for an American news outlet to be arrested on espionage charges in Russia since the Cold War. His arrest comes amid the bitter tensions between Moscow and Washington over the fighting in Ukraine

30 Mar 2023 3:17 pm
Ram Navami 2023: Devotees offer prayers at Chattarpur, Kalkaji Temples in Delhi

Ram Navmi is celebrated all over India every year on the last day of Chaitra Navaratri to mark the birth of Lord Rama. On this auspicious day, young girls, representing the nine forms of the goddess Durga, are offered gifts and Prasad

30 Mar 2023 9:58 am
Powerful blast creates crater in ground near India-Pak border in J-K`s Kathua

Sources said it appears to be an IED blast. It is suspected that the IED might have been carried by a drone and dropped at the wrong site close to the border, they said

30 Mar 2023 9:51 am
PM Modi greets people on Ram Navami

`Maryada Purushottam` Lord Ram`s life was based on sacrifice, tapasya, restraint and resolve, PM Modi tweeted on the occasion of the festival celebrated to mark his birth anniversary

30 Mar 2023 9:49 am
Israeli PM, Joe Biden exchange frosty words over legal overhaul

The exchange was a rare bout of public disagreement between the two close allies and signals building friction between Israel and the US over Netanyahus judicial changes

30 Mar 2023 8:41 am
China threat over Taiwan leaders US visit plans

Diplomatic pressure against Taiwan has ramped up recently, with Beijing poaching Taipeis dwindling number of diplomatic allies while also sending military fighter jets toward the island. President Tsai Ing-wen left Taiwan Wednesday afternoon on her 10-day tour of the Americas

30 Mar 2023 8:38 am
Nashville shooter fired indiscriminately at victims, say authorities

The shooter legally bought seven weapons, drew a detailed map of the school, including potential entry points, and conducted surveillance of the building, authorities said

30 Mar 2023 8:36 am
If govt had intention of arresting me...,` says Amritpal Singh

In a video, Amritpal Singh says he would have surrended had the cops come to his house

30 Mar 2023 8:33 am
Plea against Rahul Gandhis conviction in a day or two

The partys top legal advisers are working on the review petition, which will be filed before the Surat sessions court in a day or two, they added

30 Mar 2023 8:31 am
Karnataka votes on May 10, result on May 13

BJP hopes to maintain momentum of winning streak with return; its battle for revival for Cong and survival for JD(S)

30 Mar 2023 8:29 am
Madhya Pradesh: Four cheetah cubs born on Indian soil after several decades

A female cheetah generally gives birth 90 to 93 days after mating. As Namibian cheetahs were brought here on September 17, 2022, Siyaya would have mated after her arrival in India

30 Mar 2023 8:27 am
50-year-old Test of skill

Australias win over West Indies at Trinidad in the March of 1973 was golden in more ways than one with Doug Walters heading the list of heroes with a century in a session

30 Mar 2023 7:01 am
We must try to take on emperor of all maladies

Corporate funds and public money can be channelled in the right direction and for public use. Mind-boggling sums should not be spent on statues and installations, to appease egos or play politics

30 Mar 2023 6:59 am
Ram Navami 2023: Is there a bank holiday on March 30?

Rama Navami is considered an important festival for people following the Hindu religion. The day is celebrated on the ninth day in the month of Chaitra, which is the first month in the Hindu lunar calendar

29 Mar 2023 5:58 pm
Russian military conducted drills of its nuclear missile forces

The Defence Ministry released a video showing massive trucks carrying the missiles driving out from a base to go on patrol. The maneuvers involve about 300 vehicles and 3,000 troops in eastern Siberia, according to the ministry

29 Mar 2023 4:18 pm
1.88 crore tourists visited Jammu and Kashmir last year: LG Manoj Sinha

Till late night, people are enjoying Shikara rides. They are taking dinners at restaurants and hotels. Cinemas are running smoothly, he said

29 Mar 2023 3:37 pm
`Wait time for US visitor`s visa interview in India reduced by 60 pc this year`

The waiting period of first time B1/B2 visa applicants in India was close to 1,000 days in October last year.

29 Mar 2023 11:38 am
Congress leader puts board at his home: `Mera ghar Shri Rahul Gandhi ka ghar`

This comes after Gandhi on Tuesday replied to the Lok Sabha Secretariat`s notice to vacate his official bungalow, and said he will abide by the notice.

29 Mar 2023 10:50 am
Bhrashtachari bhagao abhiyan: Kharge hits back at PM over his corruption jibe

Reacting to the remarks, Kharge in a tweet in Hindi said, Narendra Modi ji, whose Rs 20,000 crore is invested in Adani shell companies?

29 Mar 2023 10:46 am
HM Amit Shah to visit Mizoram on April 1

Shah will inaugurate the Assam Rifles battalion headquarters complex at Zokhawsang and the integrated command and control centre under the smart city limited

29 Mar 2023 10:44 am
Is Rahul Gandhi above the law, asks Ashwini Vaishnaw

Earlier today, addressing a press conference here, the Union Minister alleged that Rahul Gandhi does the politics of entitlement and asked if he is above the law

29 Mar 2023 10:42 am