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Government tries to allay fears on NRC, says non-inclusion does not mean declared foreigner

The ministry also said it will amend the rules to increase the time limit of filing of appeals in foreigners tribunals (FTs) from 60 to 120 days.

20 Aug 2019 3:39 pm
PM hails ISRO for successful entry of Chandrayaan-2 into lunar orbit

The Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) manoeuvre was completed successfully at 9.02 am as planned.

20 Aug 2019 3:16 pm
Centre approves Rs 4,432 cr to Odisha, Karnataka, Himachal for calamities in 2018-19

The funds will be disbursed from the National Disaster Response Fund .

20 Aug 2019 3:11 pm
NRC in Assam India's internal matter: Jaishankar

Jaishankar is in Dhaka on a two-day visit, his first to Bangladesh after taking over the charge of External Affairs Minister.

20 Aug 2019 2:50 pm
Adequate arrangements to appeal for people non-included in final NRC: MHA

The ministry also said every individual, whose name does not figure in final National Register of Citizens (NRC), can represent his or her case in front of foreigners tribunals.

20 Aug 2019 2:37 pm
Raj Thackeray to appear before ED; MNS withdraws Thane bandh

The ED has summoned Thackeray to appear before it on Thursday in connection with its probe into the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) scam.

20 Aug 2019 1:58 pm
Offensive strike in neighbourhood showed reach, lethality of Indian armed forces: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh praised Indian Armed forces in a veiled reference to Pakistan.

20 Aug 2019 1:55 pm
Bhagwat's quota comment creates unease in BJP

At least two BJP Rajya Sabha members told IANS on the condition of anonymity that the comment was clearly avoidable.

20 Aug 2019 1:49 pm
5,80,100 abortions performed in Assam every year: Report

An estimated 90% of the abortions occurring in health facilities in the State are surgical, while about 10% are done using Medical Methods of Abortion.

20 Aug 2019 1:41 pm
S Jaishankar meets his Bangladeshi counterpart, discusses bilateral ties

Jaishankar is scheduled to call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence.

20 Aug 2019 1:18 pm
Arvind Kejriwal in HC to quash defamation complaint by Vijender Gupta

Gupta, in his complaint, had accused Kejriwal of "maligning" his image by allegedly accusing him on Twitter.

20 Aug 2019 1:18 pm
Ayodhya case: Temple destroyed to build mosque, says advocate for Ram Lalla Virajman

The submissions were made during the eighth day hearing in the case before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

20 Aug 2019 12:24 pm
Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Top Congress leaders pay tributes to former PM

A host of Congress leaders were also present at the prayer meeting. Former vice president Hamid Ansari was also present.

20 Aug 2019 11:41 am
White-topping, tenderSURE works to be probed

CM Yediyurappa says he has got several complaints about misappropriation of funds allocated for the projects.

20 Aug 2019 11:11 am
This traffic pile-up in Bengaluru raises a big stink

Over 300 trucks carrying Bengaluru’s waste line up on a stretch outside Bellahalli quarry pit, on the outskirts of the city, to unload about 2,500 tonnes of garbage the city produces daily.

20 Aug 2019 11:07 am
'Tough' situation, says Trump after calls with Modi, Imran Khan

Trump asked Khan over phone on Monday to "moderate rhetoric" with India, soon after a 30-minute conversation with Modi.

20 Aug 2019 10:27 am
200 Pak Twitter accounts suspended over Kashmir posts

Over the last one week, a large number of Pakistanis have taken to Twitter to report that accounts were being suspended after they posted in support of Kashmir.

20 Aug 2019 10:25 am
RSS chief’s reservation remarks trigger protest from opposition

RSS says it supports reservation, it’s a needless controversy

20 Aug 2019 8:09 am
ABVP seeks 100% recheck of names in NRC draft

The student body organised a protest in Guwahati on Monday against the ongoing update of the NRC, with several participants marching up to NRC coordinator’s office in the city.

20 Aug 2019 7:57 am
Government may consider legislative option to deal with wrongful NRC inclusion

Will ensure peaceful publication of the NRC later this month: Sarbananda Sonowal

20 Aug 2019 7:52 am
Centre set to launch integrated power scheme in 53 J&K towns

These towns, including Uri, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Pampore and Chrar-i-Sharief, have a population of close to 4 lakh, with about 88,000 electricity consumer families.

20 Aug 2019 7:51 am
ED summons Raj Thackeray in IL&FS case; opposition parties term move ‘witch-hunt’

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, however, denied the allegation that BJP was behind the ED summons.

20 Aug 2019 7:47 am
Jammu and Kashmir returning to normalcy; Middle schools to reopen Wednesday

Primary schools reopen in Valley; most private schools remain closed as parents refuse to send their wards fearing protests.

20 Aug 2019 7:45 am
NIA officers under probe over blackmailing charges

Superintendent of police , two junior officers transferred from NIA for allegedly demanding Rs 2 crore from Delhi-based businessman in FIF terror funding case, probe ordered.

20 Aug 2019 7:39 am
Court takes note of SFIO charge-sheet against 287 in Bhushan Steel case

The chargesheet cites fund diversion of Rs 45,818 crore, wrongful loss to banks and financial institutions of Rs 20,879 crore and wrongful gains by the company’s ex-promoters of Rs 3,500 crore.

20 Aug 2019 7:04 am