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Two under-construction buildings collapse in Greater Noida, three dead bodies recovered

UP CM Adityanath has asked the District Magistrate to follow up with the NDRF and police for relief and rescue operations.

18 Jul 2018 7:39 am
Two under-construction buildings collapse in Greater Noida, two male dead bodies recovered

UP CM Adityanath has asked the District Magistrate to follow up with the NDRF and police for relief and rescue operations.

18 Jul 2018 6:35 am
Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut introduces scarf-ban to avoid trespassing

The Proctorial Board of the University said that it was an important move as the entry of unknown people was deteriorating the college's atmosphere.

18 Jul 2018 6:32 am
Rahul Gandhi gives only 15 per cent quota to women in CWC

This comes despite the Congress had been pitching for 33% reservation for women in the legislation under the Women Reservation Bill.

18 Jul 2018 6:28 am
Apps should collect minimal data like Aadhar: TRAI chief

Some apps are ridiculously collecting more-than-required data and the customers are unaware of what is being done with it, R S Sharma said.

18 Jul 2018 6:20 am
Good blend of youth and experience in Rahul Gandhi’s new Congress Working Committee

The party’s highest decision-making body will have its first meeting on July 22. It is being billed as the ‘extended CWC’ as CLP leaders and state unit chiefs too will meet.

18 Jul 2018 6:16 am
Mob lynching: Supreme Court asks Parliament to consider new law against cow vigilantism

Asserting that there cannot be any investigation, trial or punishment out on the streets, the top court said it was the duty of the states to strive and promote fraternity amongst all citizens.

18 Jul 2018 4:01 am
Lokpal selection committee to meet on July 19, Centre tells SC

The Centre told a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R Banumathi and Navin Sinha that the search committee would have to recommend a panel of names for appointing the Lokpal.

18 Jul 2018 3:56 am
Section 377: Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas, asks parties to file written submissions

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra concluded hearing the arguments on the contentious issue after detailed hearing of four days, which had commenced on July 10.

18 Jul 2018 3:55 am
Punjab moves de-addiction clinics closer to addicts’ homes

As 400-odd drug addicts are flocking daily to the de-addiction clinics set up by the Amarinder Singh Government across the state, the government has decided to open these Outpatient Opioid Assisted Tr

18 Jul 2018 3:54 am
Mumbai diary: Heavy rains filling reservoirs to IIT-B humanities research

After being submerged for some days, roads in Mumbai are now pockmarked with potholes.

18 Jul 2018 3:52 am
Opposition pushes for no-confidence as monsoon session begins

Government holds all-party meeting, asks Opposition parties to raise issues agitating them in both Houses instead of disrupting the proceedings

18 Jul 2018 3:51 am
Citizens want Prime Minister in Parliament to ensure smooth functioning

A citizens’ poll on the disruptions in Parliament has disclosed people’s unhappiness about the legislative business not being transacted.

18 Jul 2018 3:49 am
Swami Agnivesh alleges attack by BJYM, ABVP activists in Jharkhand 

Police said the 78-year-old was attacked when he was going to participate in the 195th Damin Mahotsav at Littpara. The incident occurred just when he stepped out of his hotel.

18 Jul 2018 3:47 am
Mob lynchings: Victims’ kin welcome apex court order

Families of the victims of mob lynchings welcomed the Supreme Court order calling for the framing of a law to prevent such crimes, while saying that the mindset of society needed to change.  

18 Jul 2018 3:44 am
RTI amendment bill to end insulation of CIC’s tenure and salary

A copy of the RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2018 circulated among members of Parliament on Tuesday drew widespread criticism from the opposition and activists alike.  

18 Jul 2018 3:41 am
Two under-construction buildings collapse in Greater Noida, several feared trapped

UP CM Adityanath has asked the District Magistrate to follow up with the NDRF and police for relief and rescue operations.

18 Jul 2018 1:44 am
Kashmir: PhD scholar defends joining militancy, says they feel dignity in fighting Indian forces

Manan in the statement, which was released by Hizb media cell, said decade's long bloody conflict has turned Kashmir into one of most politically mature nations of the world.

18 Jul 2018 1:07 am
Chhattisgarh shocker: Door of emergency ambulance gets stuck, baby girl suffocates to death

The baby's father informed that after consulting doctors in Delhi and Bihar he came to Raipur for treatment of her daughter who was suffering from congenital heart disease.

18 Jul 2018 1:00 am
Jharkhand: Child Welfare Committee gives children back to adoptive parents

Meanwhile, the parents who readily admitted their mistakes, ensured CWC members that they will take care of the children as their own and give the kids all rights to property.

18 Jul 2018 12:47 am
Now Burhan Wani squad like picture of 14 militants goes viral in Jammu and Kashmir

The identity of the 14 militants who figure in the recently released picture is being ascertained by the police.

18 Jul 2018 12:43 am
Finance Commission to address West Bengal's debt restructuring demand

The commission has taken a serious note of the expectation of the state government and will explore possible ways within our mandate."

18 Jul 2018 12:33 am
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani's chopper fails to land twice due to bad weather

Earlier today, the helicopter carrying Rupani and other officials, had to return to Gandhinagar as it could not land at the Keshod airstrip in Junagadh district due to bad weather.

18 Jul 2018 12:23 am
After 11 months, BJP national executive meeting in August

The BJP's constitution mandates holding of the national executive meeting every three months.

17 Jul 2018 11:54 pm
Students face discrimination over political ideologies in Lucknow University: Samajwadi Party

They also demanded holding of student union polls in universities and said that resentment is brewing in youths due to policies of the BJP government against them. 

17 Jul 2018 11:54 pm
Oil import from Iran: India, US hold crucial talks

The US delegation is in India as part of the Trump administration's efforts to reach out to countries who are major importers of oil from Iran.

17 Jul 2018 11:43 pm
Probe panel for Manipur University will have representation from state, says HRD Ministry

The development follows a meeting between Manipur CM Biren Singh and HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday.

17 Jul 2018 11:16 pm
Chattisgarh: Father says baby died after ambulance door malfunctions

He said the child had to be extricated from the window of the ambulance and rushed to the hospital where doctors declared the infant as dead on arrival.

17 Jul 2018 11:06 pm
New NEET format will further privatise education: Experts

Experts opine the plan to fully computerise NEET, IIT-JEE tests will also demean value of school education system.

17 Jul 2018 10:57 pm
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi dares PM to reveal number of Muslims in central police forces

Owaisi's challenge drew a sharp response from the Union Home ministry which said religion is not a criteria for recruitment in the central paramilitary forces.

17 Jul 2018 10:49 pm
Soon, milk outlets may come up at all Indian railway stations 

Railways had received a proposal from the agriculture ministry to make milk available at stations.

17 Jul 2018 10:40 pm
Indian democracy could metamorphose into illiberal one based on Hindutva, fears Former vice president Hamid Ansari

Speaking at the launch of his book, he said 'correctives' were essential, and it was the duty of the citizens and of the civil society to raise questions.

17 Jul 2018 10:37 pm
Congress delegation meets Governor over Trans Arunachal Highway compensation scam 

It claimed that the governor assured the delegation to look into the matter at his own level and to take up with the Centre as well as state government.

17 Jul 2018 10:01 pm
RTI Act amendment: Activists, former Central Information Commission slam government

Sources in the Central Information Commission have said that it was not consulted by the government in the process.

17 Jul 2018 9:49 pm
19 West Bengal fishermen missing after trawlers capsize in Bay of Bengal 

A senior police officer said a hovercraft and an airplane have been pressed into service to look for the missing persons.

17 Jul 2018 9:43 pm
Congress president Rahul Gandhi expresses solidarity with IAS officer Shah Faesal 

Acting on the instructions of the Centre's Department of Personnel and Training, the Jammu and Kashmir government had initiated disciplinary proceedings against Faesal for his tweet on rapes.

17 Jul 2018 9:35 pm
Homosexual relationships do not lead to exually transmitted diseases like AIDS, observed Supreme Court 

The apex court termed the prohibitions on acts like prostitution and homosexual relationships as one of the causes for spread of STDs.

17 Jul 2018 9:30 pm
Bihar government raises compensation for acid attack, rape survivors from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 7 lakh

Acid attack victims whose faces have been disfigured used to get a compensation of Rs 3 lakh. This has been increased to Rs 7 lakh.

17 Jul 2018 8:46 pm
Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD will support TDP’s no-confidence motion against Modi government, special status demand for Andhra Pradesh

The announcement came after three TDP MPs called on RJD chief Lalu Yadav at his residence in Patna and sought his party’s support.

17 Jul 2018 8:41 pm
Lok Janshakti Party raises Dalit issues in all-party, NDA meetings

On the eve of Parliament's Monsoon Session, BJP ally Lok Janshakti Party today sought a bill to restore the original provisions of a law on atrocities against Dalits.

17 Jul 2018 8:17 pm
Rahul Gandhi constitutes Congress Working Committee, convenes first meeting on July 22

The July 22 meeting will be of an 'extended working committee' as Gandhi has also invited all state unit presidents and Congress Legislative Party leaders from states.

17 Jul 2018 8:08 pm
Punjab government to set up outpatient opioid clinics for drug addiction

The department will set these clinics in all Community Health Centres where a patient suffering from any drug addiction can avail treatment without getting admitted to the hospital.

17 Jul 2018 7:58 pm
Former ace hockey player Mohammed Shahid's wife threatens to return his awards; alleges State and Centre failed to keep up promise

Incensed over the alleged callousness of the governments of the day, Parveen claimed that she was surviving on a paltry sum which she got a pension.

17 Jul 2018 7:29 pm
CPI to support TDP's No Confidence motion in Lok Sabha

CPI would extend support to the No Confidence motion but at the same time the TDP should muster the support of Congress party .

17 Jul 2018 7:22 pm
Central team visits West Bengal to assess reasons behind tent collapse during PM Modi rally

The development comes a day after the Home Ministry sought a report from the West Bengal government on the incident that occurred yesterday.

17 Jul 2018 7:16 pm
SC order shows mirror to PM Modi, ministers under whose watch crimes being committed: Yechury on mob lynching

The Supreme Court today asked Parliament to consider enacting a new law to effectively deal with incidents of mob lynching.

17 Jul 2018 7:15 pm
Silchar MP Sushmita Dev denies posting on Facebook that Barak Valley is not a part of Assam

A fake Facebook post, attributed to Silchar MP and chief of All India Mahila Congress Sushmita Dev, that Barak Valley is not a part of Assam as per the Treaty of Yandabo was in circulation on Tuesday.

17 Jul 2018 7:11 pm
Religion not a criteria for recruitment in paramilitary forces: Home Ministry

The ministry's assertion came after AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi accused the Centre of neglecting Muslims in government jobs, including central paramilitary forces.

17 Jul 2018 7:06 pm
Punjab excise officers' stir enters second day

The ETO Association has expressed their resentment over the appointment of junior PCS officers as Assistant Excise and Taxation Commissioners.

17 Jul 2018 7:05 pm
Police book BJP leaders after canopy collapse at Narendra Modi rally

Along with the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party, the contractor and decorator who built the canopy for Modi's event, has also been booked under the same sections.

17 Jul 2018 7:02 pm