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All you need to know about the Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate Phase I of India's first 14-lane highway, the Delhi-Meerut Expressway on May 27.

26 May 2018 1:28 pm
Can India purchase powerful Russian S-400 Triumf missile defence system?

American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the US Congress Thursday to provide a waiver so that its sanctions on Russia do not impact countries like India.

26 May 2018 1:25 pm
Here's a look at the world's wealthiest nations

Despite stark instances of income inequality, India as a whole has managed to create and accumulate enough wealth over the last few years to barge into the club of the world's wealthiest nations.

26 May 2018 1:16 pm
IMD issues warning about severe cyclonic storm 'Mekunu' for Maharashtra-Goa coast

Mekunu is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during next 24 hours and into a severe one in subsequent 24 hours.

26 May 2018 1:05 pm
CBSE Class 12 exam results declared: Check your scores via online, SMS and app

Meghna Srivastava, from Ghaziabad, has topped the exams with 499 marks out of 500.

26 May 2018 12:43 pm
Ahead of party launch, Bhaichung Bhutia says open to third front

Bhaichung had contested the 2014 Lok Sabha poll and the 2016 Bengal state election as Trinamool Congress candidate but lost the polls and quit Mamata Banerjee's party in February.

26 May 2018 12:23 pm
Jammu and Kashmir: Five militants killed in encounter at Tangdhar sector

At least five militants have been killed after security forces foiled an infiltration attempt today morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangdhar sector, reported news agency ANI.

26 May 2018 11:58 am
Prime Minister Modi tweets 'India First' as government completes four years

As the BJP-led Central government completed four years in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said development has become a vibrant mass movement.

26 May 2018 11:26 am
Criminal defamation case: SC sets aside Himachal HC order denying relief to IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi

Vineet Chawdhary, a 1982-batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre and former deputy director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences-Delhi, had filed a complaint against Chaturvedi in April 2016

26 May 2018 11:22 am
CBSE to declare class 12 exam results today: Here's where to check them

Students can check their results on From this year, the Board will also provide Class XII digital marksheets on DigiLocker at

26 May 2018 11:08 am
Jodhpur court grants interim bail to three main accused in Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case

The case had grabbed headlines in 2011 after the name of then Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna had cropped up in connection with the killing of Bhanwari Devi.

26 May 2018 10:41 am
Railways' toilet policy: Low cost sanitary napkins, condoms to be sold at stations

Condoms and sanitary pads would now be sold at toilet facilities both inside and outside railway stations for not only the passengers but also the people living in its vicinity.

26 May 2018 10:41 am
Uttar Pradesh: Security being stepped up for Kairana bypoll

The Lok Sabha constituency fell vacant after the death of BJP MP Hukum Singh, whose daughter Mriganka Singh is now the party's candidate.

26 May 2018 10:36 am
WATCH | In Uttarakhand, Sikh Sub-Inspector saves Muslim youth from lynching mob, averts communal flare-up

Unable to get their hands on the boy, the mob started chanting anti-police slogans, but Singh managed to get the boy to safety by then.

26 May 2018 10:30 am
Sikh Sub-Inspector saves Muslim youth from lynching mob, averts communal flare-up

Unable to get their hands on the boy, the mob started chanting anti-police slogans, but Singh managed to get the boy to safety by then.

26 May 2018 9:13 am
Can Extend ceasefire if peace Prevails: Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Rawat sent a clear-cut message to Pakistan and terrorists that India was willing to extend the ongoing Ramzan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir for the benefit of the people of Kashmir.

26 May 2018 6:10 am
Madhya Pradesh on high alert as ryots plan stir to mark Mandsaur firing

A 10-day stir has already been announced by farmers’ outfits all across the state from June 1 to 10. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address a rally in Mandsaur on June 6.

26 May 2018 6:08 am
Report on Hindus in seven states soon: National Commission for Minorities

A subcommittee set up by the NCM, which is examining the issue, has called the petitioner on June 14 to discuss the matter.

26 May 2018 6:01 am
National University of Advanced Legal Studies panel to look into students’ complaints about CLAT 2018

The court said that after due analysis of the students’ complaints, the panel would take the appropriate decision on a case-by-case basis.

26 May 2018 5:59 am
‘Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas’ is government's new slogan ahead of 2019 poll  

Months ahead of the big 2019 poll battle, the Modi government has come out with a new slogan, ‘Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas’ (Clean intent, right development), to mark its four years in power.

26 May 2018 5:56 am
New division in Home Ministry to address women’s safety issues

The division would deal with all aspects of women’s safety in coordination with the relevant ministries, departments and state governments.

26 May 2018 5:44 am
Rahul Gandhi remembers Congress leaders killed in 2013 Sukma Naxal attack

Days after he launched the party’s campaign in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Rahul Gandhi on Friday remembered the 2013 Sukma Naxal attack in which the entire top line of the party was wiped out.

26 May 2018 5:43 am
Court of Inquiry for Major Gogoi over minor girl affair in J-K

The development came shortly after Army chief General Bipin Rawat warned that the officer would face exemplary punishment if found guilty of misconduct.

26 May 2018 5:42 am
Special NIA court convicts five Indian Mujahideen militants in Bodh Gaya serial blasts case

The pilgrim town of Bodh Gaya was rocked by a series of explosions in the morning of July 7, 2013 which had left a number of people, including some Buddhist monks, injured.

26 May 2018 5:38 am
Samajwadi Party-BSP alliance will be challenge for BJP in 2019: Amit Shah

Shah said the opposition parties were aligning with like-minded parties as they feel they may not be able to defeat the NDA in 2019 elections on their own.

26 May 2018 5:36 am
Chandigarh Diary

With the summer holiday rush setting in and the Chandigarh International Airport closed for runway expansion till May 31, trains are the most preferred mode of transport to reach Delhi. B

26 May 2018 5:31 am
Panel set up for running Dera Sacha Sauda's educational institutes: Haryana government to HC

The Haryana government has set up an ad-hoc committee for running educational institutions of Dera Sacha Sauda, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was informed today.

26 May 2018 2:38 am
Overbooked Air India Delhi-Rajkot flight leaves passengers behind

Confirming the incident, an Air India spokesperson said it was a "rare occurrence" and that only two passengers were affected.

26 May 2018 2:36 am
Balasaheb Thackeray tolerated BJP's misdeeds, I won't, says son Uddhav

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said his father, Bal Thackeray, tolerated the BJP's "misdeeds", but he would not do so.

26 May 2018 2:25 am
111 infants dead at Adani-run Gujarat hospital in five months, probe ordered

While the hospital management cited reasons including delayed admission or malnutrition for the deaths, the government formed a team of experts to conduct the inquiry.

26 May 2018 2:16 am
Retired Army officer thrashed in Dwarka 

He alleged that some men sitting in a car parked nearby started passing lewd comments at his family and when he reached there with his car, the men attacked them.

26 May 2018 1:07 am
Software engineer kidnapped in Ghaziabad, wife asked to pay Rs 15 lakh ransom 

Kumar's wife, Renu, received a text message from his mobile number claiming that her husband has been kidnapped and to pay a ransom of Rs 15 lakh.

26 May 2018 12:59 am
Female police constable undergoes sex-change surgery in Mumbai

Lalita Salve Salve, now a male constable, is expected to resume his duties after around a month of post-operative care and recuperation.

26 May 2018 12:23 am
'Dawood Ibrahim behind extortion messages to BJP legislatures'

During a telephonic interview with a TV channel, Budesh had claimed threats to BJP MLA's on their whatsapp has been orchestrated by Dawood, through latter's trusted aide Choota Shakeel.

26 May 2018 12:09 am
Landing of seaplanes on Tehri lake to soon be a reality: Uttarakhand chief minister

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari told Uttarakhand CM that once the policy is approved by the Union Cabinet, seaplanes would start landing in the lake within three months.

26 May 2018 12:05 am
Railways decide to strengthen mechanism to ensure food safety 

At a high-level meeting, it was also decided that food safety officers (FSO) will cover each division of the railways.

25 May 2018 11:25 pm
50 injured in clashes between protesters, security forces in Jammu and Kashmir 

The clashes broke out after the Friday prayers near Jamia Masjid in the Nowhatta area of the city, a police official said.

25 May 2018 10:43 pm
Respect Ramzan sentiments, halt ceasefire violations: Mehbooba Mufti to Pakistan 

Twelve people were killed and over 60 people were injured due to shelling by Pakistan troops along the border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua in nine days.

25 May 2018 9:46 pm
'13 A Mall Avenue' not my residence: Maya writes to Yogi

The letter also mentions that the BSP chief herself occupies only two rooms in the building.

25 May 2018 9:18 pm
Frustrated' Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Roshanlal Verma says he feels like 'committing suicide'

The three-time BJP MLA from Shahjahanpur's Tilhar constituency said he felt 'frustrated' and was under 'immense mental stress'.

25 May 2018 8:17 pm
No trace of Nipah virus in bat, livestock samples: Director of Animal Husbandry

Director of Animal Husbandry Dr N N Sasi said the samples of three bats, four goats, five bovines and eight pigs were sent for analysis and all the samples turned negative.

25 May 2018 7:54 pm
Mount pressure to take Rohingyas back: Sheikh Hasina

She said Bangladesh government gave shelter to 11 lakh Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds and hoped that pressure would be mounted on Myanmar to ensure the return of the refugees to their homes.

25 May 2018 7:51 pm
No drinking water at Visva-Bharati convocation, Chancellor PM Modi apologises

Following unruly scenes over lack of drinking water here at the Visva Bharati premises here, the Prime Minister Narendra on Friday sought apologies from its students.

25 May 2018 7:50 pm
SP-BSP alliance will be challenge for BJP: Amit Shah

Shah said the opposition parties were aligning with like-minded parties as they feel they may not be able to defeat the NDA in 2019 elections on their own.

25 May 2018 7:31 pm
Delhi Chief Secretary assault case: Police question Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

The police will also make a video recording of the investigation with the deputy CM as was done during the quizzing of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the sources said.

25 May 2018 7:31 pm
CBI questions Sify Technology COO in SSC paper leak case

The SSC, which conducts recruitment exams for certain categories of posts in the central government, had sought a CBI inquiry into the paper leaks during the exams held from February 17 to 22. 

25 May 2018 7:14 pm
BSP says Mayawati's bungalow became Kanshi Ram memorial in 2011

The BSP had installed a board on May 21 at the government bungalow, terming it 'Shri Kanshi Ram Ji Yadgar Vishram Sthal' after Mayawati was served notice to vacate it as per a Supreme Court order.

25 May 2018 7:01 pm
India, Bangladesh rapidly moving forward in area of connectivity: PM Narendra Modi

The PM said the government would take initiatives to ensure that the youth of both the countries get to know about the cultural contributions made by dignitaries of the two nations.

25 May 2018 5:57 pm