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Kerala govt calls all-party meet on Kochi flat demolition as SC deadline approa...

The Maradu Municipal Corporation in Kochi had asked 357 families to vacate their flats by September 14 but they refused to move out saying they had no alternate dwelling to shift to.

15 Sep 2019 6:23 pm
2,600 vehicle owners, drivers fined upon entering Delhi for RFID tag violations

From Friday midnight only those commercial vehicles which have RFID tags are allowed to enter Delhi.

15 Sep 2019 6:11 pm
BHU students protest against reinstatement of professor accused of molesting gi...

Students of BHU are protesting against the alleged reinstatement of a professor who has been accused of molesting a girl student. Professor SK Chaube, according to BHU, was suspended and remains censored.

15 Sep 2019 6:01 pm
21-yr-old Naga girl among winners of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiati...

Sekulu Nyekha is a volunteer with the International Youth Alliance on Family Planning (IYAFP), an alliance of young individuals and organizations working for sexual and reproductive health issues.

15 Sep 2019 5:55 pm
Airport security takes stock of internal risks

Globally, agencies overseeing security at airports have come around to the view that the movement of employees working at airports need to be tracked, an official at the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) said, requesting anonymity.

15 Sep 2019 5:50 pm
Himachal woman commits suicide after failing to crack constable recruitment test

“Sapna, a resident of village Gharot in Chamba had died apparently due to consumption of poison. She had appeared in the police constable written examination held recently and did not qualify,” an official said.

15 Sep 2019 5:37 pm
Chinmayanand Rape Case – SIT again grills BJP leader and youths seen with woman...

The development came two days after the SIT along with the forensic team inspected the bedroom in Chinmayanand’s ashram in the presence of the woman complainant who, on the same day, handed over a pen drive to the probe team claiming it had video evidence against the former minister

15 Sep 2019 5:32 pm
Mumbai woman delivers baby on-board local train

The lady went into labour and delivered a baby boy while the train was en route for Thane railway station.

15 Sep 2019 5:32 pm
India vs South Africa Live Score, 1st T20I: Heavy showers continue in Dharamsala

India vs South Africa, 1st T20 Live Score: Follow live action of India vs South Africa 1st T20I in Dharamsala.

15 Sep 2019 5:22 pm
It is war cry, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan slams Amit Shah over Hindi row

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the notion that only Hindi can unite the nation is absurd and it will whip up unnecessary controversies.

15 Sep 2019 5:17 pm
'Make Jammu and Kashmir shine was PM Modi's message to me': Guv Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik , while at a public function on Saturday, said that the “tremendous work” done by him cannot be matched by the elected governments that have served the former state in the past.

15 Sep 2019 5:00 pm
'No job crisis, North Indians lack qualifications', says Santosh Gangwar

Three months after the government’s jobs report said that India’s unemployment was at a four-decade high, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar insists that there is no job crisis.

15 Sep 2019 4:56 pm
India vs South Africa: 'Lot of capable batsmen ready,' VVS Laxman with a word of...

Former India batsman VVS Laxman has urged the Indian team management to take a call on Shikhar Dhawan as far as the T20 side is concerned

15 Sep 2019 4:43 pm
Rajnath says Pakistan will break into pieces due to its terror-policy, Imran continues...

The Indian government, which has called out Pakistan for ratcheting up tensions in the region over an “internal matter” of the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir through annulment of Article 370, on Sunday asked Islamabad to stop its attempts to destabilise Jammu and Kashmir through cross border infiltration.

15 Sep 2019 4:40 pm
50 people missing after boat capsizes in Andhra's Godavari river

NDRF teams have rushed to the site of the accident and launched search operations. The boat capsize happened near Kachuluru village of Devipatnam block.

15 Sep 2019 4:24 pm
BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje tells Malala to spend time with minorities in Pak

BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje asked Malala Yousufzai to speak about persecution of minority girls in Pakistan.

15 Sep 2019 4:15 pm
Donald Trump may be the surprise guest at PM Modi's Houston rally: Report

The report speaks about an unprecedented political “joint venture”, which involves the likely announcement of a US-India trade deal at the same time, or a little before, with Modi and Trump celebrating together on September 22 at the “community summit” of Indian Americans.

15 Sep 2019 3:50 pm
Beaten up for fishing in relative's pond, elderly man dies in Bengal village

The incident took place at Mochhar Moinagar village, around 100 km to the north-west of Kolkata. The villagers told the police that Joydeb Khetrapal loved angling.

15 Sep 2019 3:25 pm
India vs South Africa, Dharamsala weather report today: Heavy rain casts doubts...

IND vs SA: Heavy downpour in the afternoon on Sunday at Dharamsala has left a huge doubt over the India-South Africa 1st T20I. India’s practice session on Saturday was washed out because of rain, forcing Kohli and Co. to train indoors and no

15 Sep 2019 3:01 pm
RSS targets presence in all panchayats in Bengal by 2021, double from now

West Bengal has 3,342 gram panchayats in 341 community development blocks and RSS presently has units in all blocks and in about half of the gram panchayats.

15 Sep 2019 2:49 pm
Two Maoist killed in encounter in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

The gun-battle took place in Narkasa forest area, located around 170 km from here, when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Maoist unit of Maharashtra police, were combing the area.

15 Sep 2019 2:29 pm
India vs South Africa: Gautam Gambhir warns Rishabh Pant, says 'my favourite is...

Former India opener Gautam Gamhiir issued an alarm for India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant, telling him to be way of his ‘favourite’, who is ‘throwing serious challenges at him’

15 Sep 2019 2:24 pm
Arunachal Pradesh scraps 22 power projects for non-performance

Notices served to 46 more projects worth 8000 MW, says chief minister Pema Khandu.

15 Sep 2019 2:20 pm
21 Indians killed in over 2,000 ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir: Govt...

Tensions between India and Pakistan which have been running high since a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers in February have risen further after New Delhi scrapped the special status for Jammu and Kashmir in August.

15 Sep 2019 2:03 pm
Mamata Banerjee says country under 'super emergency'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee warned of a ‘super emergency’ under the BJP government at the Centre.

15 Sep 2019 1:45 pm
CBI seeks Bengal police info on Rajeev Kumar location

The Saradha Group ran an unlicensed fund, which went bust in 2013 and wiped out deposits from around 1.8 million, mostly poor, depositors. Ruling Trinamool Congress leaders have been jailed and questioned for their alleged involvement in an estimated Rs 2,460 crore scam.

15 Sep 2019 1:38 pm
MK Gandhi, the clever tactician of non violence

Mahatma Gandhi disliked the term “passive resistance” as it suggested passivity for what was in fact an active form of civil protest. He believed that they were fighting for truth and devised the term “satyagraha”.

15 Sep 2019 1:36 pm
India vs South Africa: Not Rohit Sharma, not Jasprit Bumrah - Numbers reveal India's...

The Indian selectors announced a largely young side for the upcoming T20I series against South Africa.

15 Sep 2019 1:36 pm
Following the footsteps of the Mahatma, en route to Dandi

The metaphor of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s Dandi march is potent. But the facts are no less powerful. A trek of 385.6-km.

15 Sep 2019 1:31 pm
Fighting desertification and saving deserts

A rich forest may be reduced to a barren hill, or, even, a sparse cold desert turned into a green grove. Both these will cease to be the homes they once were for bio-diversity, and one could call them alien in their own context.

15 Sep 2019 1:24 pm
'Amit Shah's push for Hindi is new battlefield', says Pinarayi Vijayan

Amot Shah’s tweet on ‘Hindi Diwas’ that a common language would become “the mark of India’s identity globally” had sparked a firestorm of protest in South India.

15 Sep 2019 1:18 pm
After 2019 loss, Congress stares at its longest stint in Opposition

The Congress’s longest time so far in the Opposition has lasted six years, from 1998 to 2004, when the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government won the popular mandate in two successive Lok Sabha elections.

15 Sep 2019 1:18 pm
Muzaffarpur home ex-inmate raped in car

Bettiah town station house officer Shashi Bhushan Thakur said that the woman was admitted to a government medical college on Saturday evening and a medical examination was conducted on Sunday.

15 Sep 2019 1:04 pm
250 people stranded in Rajasthan school

Heavy rainfall has flooded swathes of the state in Kota, Jhalawar, Baran and Bundi districts. It forced the release of excess water from the Kota barrage and flooded low-lying areas along the banks of the Chambal, officials said.

15 Sep 2019 1:01 pm
Centre takes stock of MP, Rajasthan floods

The Indian Army has deployed about a dozen columns to rescue people for the affected areas. Each Army column comprises 70-80 soldiers with boats.

15 Sep 2019 12:57 pm
Uber and Ola are popular but Indian auto sector's problems run deeper

While data shows firms such as Uber and Ola are popular with younger consumers more comfortable with shared mobility and digital trends, analysts say the auto industry’s problems run deeper than that -- and it is facing more serious bumps in the road.

15 Sep 2019 12:26 pm
1,422 killed in normal but erratic rains this year

Data recorded close to 1,800 extreme rainfall events this monsoon, more than half of which were in August, underlining the expanding impact of climate change in the June-September monsoon, which accounts for 70% of India’s annual rainfall.

15 Sep 2019 12:15 pm
Mumbai receives all-time record monsoon rainfall this year: Data

Prior to 2019, the all-time record was 3,451.6mm in 1954, according to reports from the disaster management cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Maharashtra government. The reports are based on data recorded by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

15 Sep 2019 12:08 pm
Annual meet of prominent US Hindu group may coincide with PM's event

Prior to joining electoral politics, Modi served as a prachark or a full-time worker of the RSS, the ideological mentor of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

15 Sep 2019 12:05 pm
At UN Climate Summit, green funds, collective commitment in focus

At the same time, sticky issues such as delivering on the $100 billion Green Climate Fund and the principle of common but differentiated responsibility (CBDR) based on the different capabilities of economies are likely to be discussed at the forum.

15 Sep 2019 12:03 pm
Minorities feel safe in India, unlike Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

“Human rights violation are going on since long in Pakistan. Those who went to Pakistan after partition are still insulted and termed “Muhajir”. While in India all people feel safe and are respected,” tweeted Rajnath Singh.

15 Sep 2019 11:59 am
20-year-old Maoist surrenders before Odisha police

Police said Munda, deputy to Sambalpur-Deogarh-Sundargarh Division chief Anmol was reportedly tortured by his boss. A native Ranchi of Jharkhand, Munda joined the Maoists at the age of eight in 2007.

15 Sep 2019 11:59 am
Santosh Gangwar's employment remark draws Oppn flak, aide clarifies

The comments came amid criticism of the government over India’s unemployment rate rising to a 45-year high of 6.1% in 2017-18, data of which was released in May.

15 Sep 2019 11:56 am
'Greatest load of rubbish': Former Australian captain slams Matthew Wade, Tim Paine...

Wade even took aim at umpire Kumar Dharamsena after an appeal was turned down.

15 Sep 2019 11:52 am
Will implement NRC in Haryana, says Manohar Lal Khattar

The announcement came days after Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday last pushed for the implementation of NRC in his state.

15 Sep 2019 11:50 am
India vs South Africa: Coach Ravi Shastri and Shikhar Dhawan bond ahead of 1st T20I...

Ahead of the match, skipper Virat Kohli said the team has deliberately given youngsters a chance in the series looking at their performances in the domestic circuit for the past two to three years.

15 Sep 2019 11:27 am
How would Ola, Uber cause truck sales to plummet: Yashwant Sinha

“If companies like Ola and Uber caused a drop in passenger vehicle sales, then why there is a slowdown in sales of two-wheelers and trucks?” Sinha asked, reacting to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s statement.

15 Sep 2019 11:27 am
'Cowardly act': Punjab sacks 3 cops for not helping inspector attacked by mob

In a video of the assault, which has gone viral on social media, the SI’s colleagues are seen just standing there.

15 Sep 2019 10:58 am
Nalini Sriharan returns to prison after 51-day parole

She is back in prison after the Madras High Court rejected her plea for extension of parole till October 15.

15 Sep 2019 10:48 am
Amid MS Dhoni-retirement rumours, Virat Kohli makes strong statement on former Indian...

There is no MS Dhoni in the squad and yet, when captain Virat Kohli addressed the media, he had to speak about the former Indian captain.

15 Sep 2019 10:39 am