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Election LIVE blog: Priyanka cancels Holi in wake of Pulwama; BJP likely to issue list of candidates today

The political blitzkrieg has hit a high note with Priyanka Gandhi's Ganga Yatra from Allahabad to Varanasi and the expected list of Lok Sabha candidates by the Bharatiya Janata Party. While Priyanka will try to...

20 Mar 2019 9:42 am
Spring Equinox 2019: Google marks the beginning of spring with an adorable Doodle

Google on Wednesday celebrated the spring equinox with an animated doodle of a flower on the surface of the earth. The Spring Equinox doodle's reach extended to all of Europe, Asia and North America, including...

20 Mar 2019 9:29 am
US to begin accepting H-1B petitions for next fiscal year from April 1

The US will start accepting applications for H-1B visas for the next fiscal year from April 1, the federal immigration agency said on Tuesday and announced the launch of a new data hub to increase...

20 Mar 2019 8:53 am
Children’s cartoon Peppa Pig faces heat by London Fire Bridage for using word fireman, Twitterati stands in support

Popular UK based children’s cartoon Peppa Pig has surrounded itself with controversy yet again. A 2009 episode from the TV show got slammed by the London Fire Brigade for using an outdated stereotypical term ‘fireman’....

20 Mar 2019 8:39 am
Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan hold technical talks, discuss coordinates

India and Pakistan on Tuesday held a meeting of technical experts on the Kartarpur corridor during which its alignment, coordinates, and other engineering aspects of the proposed crossing points were discussed, sources said.  An Indian delegation...

20 Mar 2019 8:37 am
Priyanka Gandhi's Ganga Yatra to reach Varanasi today, may face opposition at Vishwanath Temple

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's 100-km long Ganga Yatra will culminate at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency today. The Congress general secretary with a charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh had embarked on the...

20 Mar 2019 8:22 am
Election Commission asks social media platforms to come up with model code of conduct

Election Commission on Tuesday had a meeting with representatives of various social media platforms and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on the usage of social media ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. In...

20 Mar 2019 8:00 am
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress releases sixth list of candidates

The Congress on late Tuesday night released its sixth list of nine candidates, seven from Maharashtra and two from Kerala, for the Lok Sabha elections. With this, the party has so far released names of 146...

20 Mar 2019 7:54 am
CRPF not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama terror attack

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will not celebrate Holi this year as a mark of respect to its 40 jawans martyred last month in a suicide attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir,...

20 Mar 2019 7:40 am
Goa Assembly Latest Updates: New CM Pramod Sawant to face floor test at 11:30 am

Newly appointed Goa CM Pramod Sawant is said take the first challenge in the form of floor test today. The newly sowrn-in BJP-led government in the costal state has been asked to prove its majority...

20 Mar 2019 7:33 am
Germany initiates move at European Union to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Germany has taken initiative to include Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the European Union. Germany has approached many other countries to put Masood Azhar in the list of Global Terrorists in the...

20 Mar 2019 7:08 am
BJP likely to release list of Lok Sabha candidates for UP today, PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

The BJP's central election committee on Tuesday met to deliberate upon the names of party's candidates in various states for the Lok Sabha elections, mainly for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chhttisgarh. The meeting ended late...

20 Mar 2019 7:02 am
Congress has refused to form alliance with AAP in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

The Congress has refused to form an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi and the two parties are not in talks with each other, AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal...

19 Mar 2019 11:50 pm
Former SC judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was Tuesday appointed as the country's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman, according to an official communique. Former Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) chief Archana Ramasundaram, ex-Maharashtra Chief Secretary Dinesh...

19 Mar 2019 11:41 pm
BJP to field 10 fresh Lok Sabha candidates in Chhattisgarh

In a major decision, the BJP on Tuesday announced it will drop its all 10 incumbent MPs from Chhattisgarh and replace them with new faces in the Lok Sabha polls, a decision that comes in...

19 Mar 2019 11:34 pm
BJP CEC meets to finalise candidate list, announcement likely on Wednesday

The BJP's central election committee on Tuesday met to deliberate upon the names of party's candidates in various states for the Lok Sabha elections. This is the second meeting of the BJP's CEC, which includes party...

19 Mar 2019 11:12 pm
UP CM Yogi Adityanath gives report card on two years of governance

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asserted on Tuesday his government has changed the image of Uttar Pradesh and the state's law and order has become a model for the country as not one incident of rioting...

19 Mar 2019 9:30 pm
Touching moment when Priyanka Gandhi broke protocol to meet children waiting for her glimpse

Some handful of children who waited on the banks of Ganga in Mirzapur today, with a faint hope of getting a glimpse of Priyanka Gandhi were in for a huge surprise. Just when the lights were...

19 Mar 2019 9:07 pm
No Holi celebration by CRPF as a mark of respect to its 40 jawans killed in Pulwama Attack

As a mark of respect to its 40 jawans killed last month in a suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir, CRPF will not officially celebrate Holi this year, the force's chief said on Tuesday.  During an...

19 Mar 2019 8:35 pm
SpiceJet becomes first Indian low-cost airline to join IATA

SpiceJet has joined global airlines' grouping IATA as a member, becoming the first Indian low-cost carrier to get the membership. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) represents more than 290 airlines, including Air India, Jet Airways...

19 Mar 2019 6:51 pm
Metro services to start at 2.30 pm on Holi: DMRC

On the festival of Holi, Metro train services will start at 2:30 PM and will continue normally thereafter, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said on Tuesday. In addition, Metro feeder bus services will also not...

19 Mar 2019 5:40 pm
Class X examinees to get single document for marksheet and certificate from 2019: CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will issue a single document combining the certificate and marksheet for class 10 board exams from this year onwards, officials said on Tuesday. A decision in this regard was...

19 Mar 2019 4:49 pm
Shots Fired: Gautam Gambhir takes a dig at Virat Kohli's IPL captaincy, says he is lucky that RCB are still sticking with him

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir who is famous for his sharp opinions in the cricket world has now raised questions on Virat Kohli's captaincy in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Recently, Gambhir said that Kohli...

19 Mar 2019 4:46 pm
Court extends Robert Vadra's anticipatory bail till March 25

A Delhi court on Tuesday extended Robert Vadra's anticipatory bail in a money laundering case till March 25 and asked him to join the probe in the matter after the Enforcement Directorate said he was...

19 Mar 2019 2:53 pm
Boeing CEO says working on software update to ensure 737 Max jets are safe

Amidst reports of US Justice department begining a probe into the safety of Max 737 jets, Boeing’s CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said that they were working to ensure that 737 Max jets were safe.  Muilenburg said...

19 Mar 2019 2:37 pm
China says Dalai Lama's successor has to be approved by it

China Tuesday rejected the Dalai Lama's assertions that his successor could be from India and a nominee by Beijing would not be respected, saying the next spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism has to be approved...

19 Mar 2019 2:36 pm
Mehul Choksi's Samuels Jewelers shuts down 112 US stores

Fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi has downed the shutters on 112 stores of Samuels, his high-profile jewellery chain in the US. All the stores of the 112-chain were closed following a court order at Delaware,...

19 Mar 2019 2:27 pm
IPL website releases full schedule for 2019 with final on May 12; removes it moments later

The full schedule of the Indian Premier League 2019 was released today on tournament's official website iplt20.com only to be removed a few moments later. India TV Sports Desk has saved the screenshot for you and...

19 Mar 2019 2:07 pm
AIADMK releases election manifesto, promises national poverty eradication scheme

The AIADMK promised on Tuesday a slew of measures in its manifesto, including a national poverty eradication initiative that will be named after late chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Releasing the manifesto for the general election at...

19 Mar 2019 12:52 pm
Flight safety is at risk: Jet Airways engineers' union to DGCA

As Jet Airways continues to ground aircraft and cancel significant number of flights, the airline's aircraft maintenance engineers' union wrote to the aviation regulator on Tuesday that three months of salary was overdue to them...

19 Mar 2019 12:41 pm
J&K school teacher, arrested in terror case, dies in custody

A school teacher, who was arrested in connection with a terror case, has died in a police custody in Srinagar, prompting the department to request for a magisterial inquiry, officials said on Tuesday. Rizwan Pandit, 28,...

19 Mar 2019 12:28 pm
India's leadership fully capable to act against terror: NSA Ajit Doval

NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday the leadership of the country is fully capable to deal with any act of terror and against those who abet it. Addressing the 80th raising day of the Central Reserve Police...

19 Mar 2019 11:54 am
Xiaomi Redmi Go set to launch in India today: Expected price, specs and more

Xiaomi is expected to launch its first Android Go Edition smartphone today in India called the Xiaomi Redmi Go. This will be a budget smartphone and is expected to be launched under Rs 5,000 in...

19 Mar 2019 11:33 am
Congress divided over alliance with AAP

Days after having unanimously decided to go it alone in Delhi, the Congress is again mulling options to align with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital in its bid to defeat the BJP...

19 Mar 2019 11:30 am
Unrest at Vedanta Alumina Plant: 2 protesters dead as police resort to lathicharge

At least two people were killed after police resorted to lathicharge to disperse the crowd gathered outside  Vedanta Aluminium Plant in Odisha's Kalahandi on Monday. Among the dead were a protester and one Odisha Industrial...

19 Mar 2019 10:20 am
Hyundai, Kia invest USD 300 million in Ola for EVs, smart mobility solutions

Korean automobile major Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia have together invested USD 300 million in ride-hailing company Ola to jointly develop electric vehicles ecosystem and fleet services for global markets. Under the partnership, the three companies...

19 Mar 2019 10:13 am
One of 7 kidnapped Indians returns home from Afghanistan

Ten months after being kidnapped in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, one of the seven Indian nationals has safely returned to India, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday. It said India continued to work closely with the...

19 Mar 2019 8:53 am
Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP to field 10 new candidates in Chhattisgarh, Raman Singh may contest

HIGHLIGHTS:  09:45 pm: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal: Congress has officially conveyed to us that there will be no alliance. We are not in talks with Congress. Media reports stating that talks...

19 Mar 2019 8:41 am
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress releases 5th list of candidates

The Congress on Monday night released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, including 22 from Andhra Pradesh and 11 from West Bengal. The list also included eight candidates from Telangana, six...

19 Mar 2019 7:54 am
Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique

More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said. “It is a real...

19 Mar 2019 7:39 am
BJP saves Goa by appeasing allies, appoints two deputy CMs

Bharatiya Janata Party has managed to save Goa in the aftermath of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's demise. The coalition government, which was held together under the aegis of simple and hardworking Parrikar, threatened to fall...

19 Mar 2019 7:18 am
Pramod Sawant swears in as 11th Goa Chief Minister at 2 am

Former Speaker of Goa legislative assembly and BJP MLA Pramod Sawant was sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Goa on Tuesday. Vijai Sardesai from the Goa Forward Party and Sudin Dhavalikar from Maharashtrawadi...

19 Mar 2019 6:26 am
Meet Goa's next CM: Young and dynamic Pramod Sawant | Profile

Dr Pramod Sawant, the new Chief Minister of Goa, is an RSS man. The former speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Sawant represents Sanquelim constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly.  Sawant, 45, is an Ayurveda practitioner...

19 Mar 2019 6:20 am
PHOTOS: Manohar Parrikar laid to rest, sea of people throng final journey

PHOTOS: Manohar Parrikar laid to rest, sea of people throng final journey

18 Mar 2019 10:56 pm
EXCLUSIVE: Dawood Ibrahim residing in ISI safe house in Rawalpindi

India has mounted pressure on Pakistan with its demand to hand over wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim, New Delhi has said in a dossier. A 280-page dossier prepared by NSA, IB and RAW mentions minutest of details, including...

18 Mar 2019 10:06 pm
PNB fraud: Nirav Modi may soon be arrested as Westminster Court issues arrest warrant

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is a prime accused in the Rs 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, may soon be arrested as London's Westminster Court has issued an arrested warrant against him. The arrest warrant was issued...

18 Mar 2019 8:39 pm
Chhattisgarh: Six CRPF personnel injured in naxal attack in Dantewada

Six CRPF troopers were injured on Monday when Maoists exploded an IED (improvised explosive device) and opened fire in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh, officials said. The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) along with the Chhattisgarh Police...

18 Mar 2019 7:08 pm
Anil Ambani's RCom pays Rs 458.77 crore of dues to Ericsson, averts jail term: Report

Racing against time to meet the Supreme Court's deadline, Reliance Communications (RCom) has paid Rs 458.77 crore of dues to Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson, according to sources. Failure to cough up the dues would have...

18 Mar 2019 6:47 pm
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Marked as 'doubtful', 1.2 lakh voters in Assam not to exercise franchise

A total of 1.2 lakh people in Assam will not be able to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls as they have been marked as 'D' (Doubtful) voters, a senior Election Commission...

18 Mar 2019 6:37 pm
PCB pays USD 1.6 million as compensation to BCCI after losing this case in ICC

The Pakistan Cricket Board has paid the BCCI approximately USD 1.6 million as compensation after losing the case it filed against the Indian Board for allegedly not honouring a bilateral agreement, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani...

18 Mar 2019 6:36 pm