Red beacon ban comes into force today. PM says ban aimed at removing VIP culture from the minds of certain people and replace it with concept of “Every Person is Important” (EPI).
India’s ‘priceless gift’ South..
“Congress doesn’t have concern for women among the minorities. It is a question of inequality anddiscrimination against women on the basis of religion.”
UNION Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asserted that triple talaq ..
A panel, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is mulling converting 44 labour laws into four simplified codes. They relate to industrial relations, wages, social security and safety
NITI Aayog has pressed for ‘substantive&rs..
AT LEAST 117 kg nilgai meat, animal skin, ivory and 40 guns have been seized from the house of a retired army officer here during a 17-hour-long joint raid conducted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the forest department. A team o..
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here on Sunday and will hold wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday on key bilateral and regional issues, including India's NSG membership bid and ways to strengthen coop..
Modi calls upon Indian Muslims to lead not just those from the community in the country, but also to show the “path of modernity” to Muslims worldwide
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Muslims not to view the triple..
By Mukesh S Singh,
STILL reeling under the impact of the recent Sukma ambush by Naxalites killing 25 troopers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), various agencies of the Government are busy tallying conflicting Intelligence..
Digvijaya had failed to gain enough numbers to form Government in Goa despite Congress emerging as the largest single party
THE Congress on Saturday replaced Digvijaya Singh as General Secretary in-charge of poll-bound Karnataka as well as ..
THE Election Commission of India (ECI) will soon call a meeting of all political parties to assure them that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampering-proof and secured, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday.
FORMER Supreme Court judge Asok Kumar Ganguly on Saturday said that he was positive about the outcome of the apex court’s ruling on constitutional validity of ‘triple talaq’, hearing of which will begin on May 11.
According to Dhingra Commission report leaked in a daily, there was a collusion between developers and Hooda Govt aimed at benefiting Vadra’s firm Skylight
CONGRESS President Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra made an &ldquo..
Apex court asks J&K High Court Bar Association to come up with suggestions to resolve the crisis, including the stone-pelting and violent street protests
GOVERNMENT on Friday told the Supreme Court it was ready to talk to recognise..
Staff Reporter JABALPUR,
Participates in Jan Samvadprogramme under the Namami Devi Narmade –Narmada Seva Yatra
“THE Narmada Seva Yatra initiative has shown a way to the Uttar Pradesh Government for starting the ‘Namami Gange&rs..
Earlier it was believed that air travel was meant only for the Raja-Maharaja and elite class. Even the mascot of Air India was a Maharaja, said Modi and felt that cartoonist R K Laxman’s Common Man be made mascot of the airline
VETERAN actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna – the dashing Bollywood star best known for his roles in films such as ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’, ‘Qurbaani’ and ‘Insaaf’ -- died of cancer at a hospital h..
NASA’s Cassini’s spacecraft first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26 was successful and the spacecraft is now in the process of beaming back science and engineering data collecte..
Two of the assailants were gunned down while third one escaped
THREE heavily-armed terrorists in an audacious pre-dawn attack on Thursday stormed an Army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir, killing a Captain and two other soldiers before tw..
DEMANDING immediate action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 attack, India on Thursday said it was a matter of concern that even after eight years of the strike, they continue to enjoy freedom in Pakistan.
External Affairs Ministry Spok..
Wins 181 out of 270 wards retaining three Municipal Corporations
AAP finishes a distant second with 48 wards, Congress gets 30
Maken resigns as Delhi Pradesh Cong chief
AAP top leadership alleges EVM tampering
THE Bharatiya Janata Party ..
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will launch on Thursday a regional air connectivity scheme under which the fares of flights will be capped at Rs 2500 per seat per hour.Modi will flag off a flight from Shimla to Delhi to launch the ‘UDAN&r..
The ill-fated aircraft crashed into the Wainganga river on the border of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, killing Instructor Ranjan R Gupta and trainee pilot Himani Gurudayal Kalyani on the spot
As per eyewitnesse..
MARKETS raced past milestones on a record-setting spree on Wednesday, with the benchmark Sensex closing above the 30,000-mark for the first time, while the broader Nifty hit a new peak, buoyed by unabated funds inflows and a global rally.
By Anshuman Bhargava,
The Government is revising the National List of Essential Medicines of 2015 to include more medicines. The Janaushadhi programme, under which the Government provides essential medicines at reasonable rates at specially established..
Naxals used tribals as human shield while attacking security forces
High level meeting in New Delhi on May 8 to formulate a revised strategy
Operations against Maoists will be conducted with more firmness: Raman Singh
Sinha was accused of holding meetings at his residence with some accused in the coal scam
THE Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a case against its former Director Ranjit Sinha for his alleged role in influencing..
THE Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pradnya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case and in jail for over eight years, holding that prima facie no case was made out against her.
The court, however, reject..
IN THE backdrop of the protests by students in the Kashmir Valley over a week, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met top brass of Army, State police and other security agencies and discussed the security situation in ..
BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah on Tuesday launched his party’s expansion drive in five states from West Bengal’s Naxalbari village, declaring development and progress will start from the place where the left-win..
A group of 150 armed outlaws including many women cadres fired at a patrol party comprising 99 troopers of the 74th Battalion, CRPF near Burkapal village.
The security personnel were attacked when they were engaged in s..
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the Naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh, terming it as a “cowardly and deplorable” act, and asserted that the sacrifices of the martyrs will not go in vain. “Attac..
JAMMU and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the Prime Minister appears amenable to holding talks with stakeholders in a bid to arrest the deteriorating situation in the Valley.However, she cautioned, that “an atmosph..
The top five military spenders in the world are US, China, Japan, South Korea, and Australia
Pakistan does not figure in the top 15 spenders
INDIA’S military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world’s s..
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on Monday set a new US record for most cumulative days spent in space, surpassing cosmonaut Jeff Williams’ record of 534 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS).With the recent extension of her s..
“It is the collective responsibility of this gathering to envision the India of 2022, the 75th anniversary of Independence, and see how the nation can swiftly move forward to achieve these goals,” said Modi
“The consensus ..
TO ENSURE all Government employees reach work on time, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed that a biometric attendance system be put in place in offices upto the block level.
Adityanath’s instructions came during..
Modi discussed with them the strategy to highlight the governance agenda of his Government, and to blunt Opposition parties’ attack
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a meeting with Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers ..
IT IS now mandatory for the metro rail companies to procure minimum 75 per cent of train cars and 25 per cent of critical equipment from within the country, a norm made compulsory under the ‘Make in India’ campaign.The Urban Deve..
THE Election Commission (EC) has issued a letter of intent for purchase of 16,15,000 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) at an estimated cost of Rs 3,173.47-crore during 2017-18 and 2018-19 from PSUs BEL and ECIL, a release by the E..
Taliban militants dressed as army men stormed the 209 Shaheen Corps Headquarters, one of the largest military bases in Mazar-e-Sharif city, during Friday prayers. Ten Taliban militants were killed by the forces
AT LEAST 140 Afghan military pers..
THE country’s apex medical regulator has warned doctors of action if they failed to adhere to its guideline on prescribing drugs in generic names.The Medical Council of India’s directive comes days after Prime Minister Narendra M..
WITH the upcoming State Assembly polls and next Lok Sabha elections on his mind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the party Chief Ministers on Sunday and is likely to ask them to focus on the agenda of “good governance and dev..
“Balanced growth, optimum consumption assuring dignified living without damaging mother earth should be our guiding principles”, says the veteran BJP leader
“BALANCED growth and not unlimited growth bas..
By Lalit K Jha,
EGYPTIAN-born Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, is most likely hiding in Karachi under the protection of Pakistan’s notorious spy agency ISI, a US media report said.
THE Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring Permanent Account Number (PAN) card. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Centre, told a bench headed by Justice A K ..
Delhi Bureau and Agencies,
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that he does not lack the political will required to carry our reforms rather has an ‘extra bit’, and exhorted bureaucrats to break silos and ..
PETROL and diesel may soon be home delivered as the oil ministry mulls options of door-to-door delivery on pre-booking to cut long queues at petrol pumps.
As many as 3.5 crore people currently visit 59,595 petrol pumps in t..
CONTINUING its winning streak in Maharashtra, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday won Latur and Chandrapur Municipal Corporations, out of three civic bodies that went to polls on April 19.
Defeat in Latur came as..
OVER 13 villagers were charred to death in a fire at a ration shop at Harrai, around 90 km from Chhindwara, on Friday. It is speculated that people were smoking inside the shop. One of the drums filled with..
ASSAM Governor Banwarilal Purohit appreciated untiring efforts of Nagpur couple Ashok Warnekar and his wife, in uplifting tea garden workers in Assam.
Purohit recently visited Bhaskar Gyan Peeth, the school ..
The arrests were made in Mumbra (Maharashtra), Jalandhar (Punjab), Narkatiaganj (Bihar), and Bijnor and Muzaffarnagar (both in Uttar Pradesh)
The accused were arrested on charges of hatching terror conspiracies and associated ..
INDIA on Thursday dismissed China’s act of giving its own names to six places in Arunachal Pradesh, saying “it doesn’t make illegally held territory legal”.“I can only say that if you rename or invent names for ..
HIMACHAL Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here in connection with a money laundering case registered against him and others.
Singh arrived at the agency’s office here ..
‘Insufficient evidence’ to remove Nawaz from office, says the apex court
EMBATTLED Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday got a temporary breather from the Supreme Court which said there was “insufficient evidenc..
By Yoshita Singh,
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma were the only two Indians to make it to an annual list of ‘100 most influential people in the world’ this year released by the Time magazine on..
By K J M Varma,
UPPING the ante, China for the first time announced “standardised” official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, days after it lodged strong protests with India over the Dalai Lama’s visit to the fronti..
BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) stalwarts L K Advani, M M Joshi, Uma Bharti and several others would be prosecuted for criminal conspiracy in 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, with the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordering day-to-day trial to be..
Beacons will be allowed on vehicles concerning emergency and relief services, ambulance and fire service
SEEKING to end VIP culture, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided that beacon light will be removed from all vehicles, including that ..
By Lalit K Jha
“Right now, H-1B visas are awarded in a totally random lottery, and that’s wrong. Instead, they should be given to the most skilled and highest-paid applicants, and they should never, ever be used to repl..
SONU Nigam on Wednesday got his head tonsured by a celebrity hairstylist at a press conference in response to a ‘fatwa’ by a Muslim cleric who took strong exception to the Bollywood playback singer’s tweets critical of the use..
Rs 9,000 crore loan defaulter Mallya was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities
Extradition proceedings may take a long time
Government vows to leave no stone unturned
LIQUOR baron Vijay Mallya, wanted in India for bank loan default of..
AN asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on April 19 at a safe but uncomfortably close distance, according to astronomers.“Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this wi..
Several dozen students and 5 police personnel were injured in clashes as students resorted to stone pelting
THE Kashmir University and colleges across the Valley remained closed on Tuesday and will continue to be shut on Wednesday on..
IN what could be construed as a decision to keep the party and the Government intact, the ruling AIADMK in a stunning late night decision decided to suspend V K Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dhinakaran from the party affairs, virtual..
BEGINNING May 14, fuel outlets in eight States will be shut every Sunday following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’ call to conserve oil, a fuel pump owners’ body said here on Tuesday.“We had planned to shut our..
Gaikwad, who was in Aurangabad for some official work, was manhandled by some persons after he got out of his car
AT LEAST eight persons, including an ex-corporator of Bharip-Bhaujan Mahasangh were arrested for assaulting Maharashtra&r..
Inaugurates number of projects in Gujarat
Our Correspondent and Agencies
IN a relief to farmers across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said, the Government has decided to extend the deadline for procurement of pul..
By Sajjad Hussain
UPPING the ante, Pakistan’s army on Monday ruled out consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, days after India had made a strong case for the access to the Indian prisoner on death row.
Jadhav, 46, was awarded ..
Carried out some two years back, the sting shows top TMC leaders accepting money from representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours
THE Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed an FIR agains..
The apex court allowed BCCI’s Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary to represent the cricket board at the ICC meeting on April 24
FORMER BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot represent the Board at the ICC meeting next week ..
IRKED over non-submission of money, the Supreme Court on Monday decided to sell Rs 34,000 crore worth properties of the Sahara Group at the Aamby Valley and sought Subrata Roy’s presence next week when it could consider sending..
By Kumar Rakesh,
A resolution adopted by BJP National Executive describes Modi Govt’s welfare policies like GST, health policy, Mudra loans and Jan Dhan accounts as “revolutionary” and pro-poor
THE India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heatwave alert over Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana for the next 3 to 4 days. The department has also issued a thunderstorm warning over Bihar, West Bengal, A..
Only a verdict by SC will be acceptable, says board
Decides to issue code of conduct on triple talaq issue
Those who give talaq without ‘Sharia’ reasons to face social boycott
Board to help women against whom tal..
SECURITY at international airports in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai was on Sunday put on maximum alert after the State police forces and the CISF were informed about a possible aircraft hijack attempt.
The security protocols at thes..
INDIA on Sunday said it was yet to get a response from Pakistan on its demand for a certified copy of the chargesheet as well as the military court order awarding death sentence to the retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Ministry of Defence has not given clearance for Pak delegation’s 4-day visit from April 16 to discuss issues related to fishermen with Indian Coast Guard INDIA has called off the IndoPak maritime security dialogue it was to hos..
BHARATIYA Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday cautioned party leaders against complacency, saying it is yet to reach the peak as he rolled out plans for its expansion in States where it has been traditionally weak.
In his ..
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday led a roadshow and mingled with crowds at several places breaking security protocol as he arrived here to attend the two-day BJP National Executive meeting with saffron expansion in Odisha b..
NATIONAL Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Saturday won the Srinagar Lok Sabha by-poll, defeating the rulingPDP candidate,Nazir Khan, by a margin of over 10,700 votes.
Immediately after his victory, Abdullah demanded the dismissal o..
Govt approves 20 pc supernumerary seats for girls for the year 2018
The percentage of the supernumerary seats will be decided every year
MORE girl students would get admission in the prestigiousIndian Institutes of Technology (IITs..
A MISDIRECTED air strike by the US-led coalition earlier this week killed 18 allied fighters battling the Islamic State group in northern Syria, the US military has said.
US Central Command on Thursday said coalition aircraft w..
Apr 14 ,
UTTAR Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday paid his tributes to the architect of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary. On this occasion, he announced that all schools would teach ..
DEVELOPMENT does not mean destroying nature, the National Green Tribunal has said while slapping an environment compensation of Rs 50 lakh on Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) for throwing debris of its Vishnugad Pi..
Apr 14 ,
AN Islamic State (IS) activist from Kerala is believed to have been killed along with 36 IS militants when the US unleashed a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the “mother of all bombs”,..
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi launched various schemes under DigiDhan initiative from the city on the occasion of 126th birth anniversary of ‘Bharat Ratna’ Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, and said that digital ..
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said there was no need for a woman to change her name on the passport after marriage or divorce and that she could get the travel document by giving the names of either of her parents.
“There has ..
The most powerful non-nuclear bomb was used against caves and bunkers housing IS fighters The 9,797 kg GPS-guided bomb has been used for the first time
THE United States dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb GBU-43, also known a..
THE BJP on Thursday won half of the 10 Assembly seats in by-polls across seven states and Delhi while the Congress bagged three and the TMC and the JMM one each with all but two of the seats being retained.
Of the five seats won by the BJP,..
A MERE two per cent turnout was witnessed in repolling held in 38 polling stations of Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, making it the lowest percentage in the state’s history, election officials said.
However, the overall percentage in ..
INDIA has no information on retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s location in Pakistan or his condition, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday, noting that it is in touch with the Government there on this ‘imme..
The pilot project for daily price revision will be launched in 5 selected cities (Puducherry, Vizag, Udaipur, Jamshedpur and Chandigarh) from May 1 and will be gradually extend to all over the country
COME May 1, petrol and diesel prices wi..
The productivity of Lok Sabha was 114 pc while that of Rajya Sabha was 92 pc.
As many as 23 Bills were passed in the Lower House and 14 legislations in the Upper House
MARKED by some historic events, the Budget session of Parliament came t..
The challenge would be held in the first week of May and could continue for ten days Oppn delegation meets President, raises the issue of alleged EVM tampering
ON the day Opposition parties met President Pranab Mukherjee and raised the issu..
KULBHUSHAN Jadhav, who has been awarded death sentence by a military court in Pakistan on the charges of spying, will not be immediately executed, Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has said. Asif said that three appellate forums are ava..
SOMALIA security forces on Wednesday freed eight sailors who had been taken ashore by pirates after they were chased off a hijacked Indian ship earlier this week, a coast guard official said. “The eight hostages were freed without figh..
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the Budget Session as a “winner” for the Treasury benches, saying the BJP put up an impressive show in State polls while the Government was able to secure passage of many key Bills in Parliam..
If Jadhav is hanged, it will have consequences on ties, thunders Sushma
AMID an outrage in Parliament, India on Tuesday said it will go “out of way” to ensure justice to Kulbhushan Jadhav and warned Pakistan that his execution will ..
CAPTURED by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) personnel who illegally entered Indian waters, Indian fishermen did not dither in saving their tormentors after one of the Pakistani boats capsized off the Gujarat coast i..
AMID controversy pertaining to Rs 12,000 cost of per ‘Thali’ surfacing against AAP regime in Delhi, the Union Consumer Affairs and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said, “wastage” of food is ..
THE Election Commission on Tuesday announced that re-poll will be held on Thursday in 38 polling stations of the Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency, which was hit by violence on Sunday.
State Chief Electoral officer Shantmanu ..