India

14-year-old shot accidentally at religious event in UP

A minor boy was shot dead in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh round midnight during a religious congregation, police said on Monday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stacks Indian central bank board with allies to turn heat up on governor

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government turns up the heat on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor to do its bidding ahead of next year’s general election it is getting the central bank’

Tata Steel rated ‘buy’; Stellar show from India operations, Bhushan Steel

Stable spreads and ramp-up at Bhushan likely to drive performance; Europe to be a drag; FY19/20e Ebitda up 2/4%; ‘Buy’ retained.

Fresh protests in Sabarimala, 28 devotees taken into preventive custody

Fresh protest broke out at Sabarimala temple on the second day of the two month-long pilgrimage season as hundreds of devotees gathered at Nadapanthal area.

Delhi’s air quality worsens again, no imminent improvement seen

Air quality in Delhi and the adjoining areas worsened to the ‘very poor’ category on Sunday, after a 3-day respite, and pollution is expected to increase over the next few days due to unfa

Narendra Modi’s attack on Congress: Sitaram Kesri was locked in a bathroom to make way for Sonia Gandhi

PM Narendra Modi Sunday said that Congress threw former party president Sitaram Kesri on road to make way for Sonia Gandhi.

‘Swaachh Bharat’ good example of how countries can make safe sanitation services accessible, says WHO

India's 'Swaachh Bharat' campaign is a good example of how countries can make safe sanitation services accessible to all, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Sunday.

Congress demands Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s resignation over groundnut ‘scam’

The Gujarat Congress Sunday demanded Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's resignation for admitting to a "scam" in the procurement of groundnuts in the state during the last Kharif season.

Maharashtra Cabinet clears Maratha reservation under SEBC category

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Sunday announced reservation for Maratha community in the state under SEBC category.

PM Narendra Modi assures Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of all possible help to new government from India

India-Maldives ties came under strain under former president Abdulla Yameen who was perceived to be close to China.

Fresh bill to be introduced in Parliament to rechristen names of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras HCs

Amid growing clamour for changing the names of cities, a bill which seeks to rechristen the iconic high courts of Madras, Calcutta and Bombay has run into trouble and a fresh one has to be introduced

Uttarkashi accident: 12 killed as bus rolls down into gorge

12 people have been reported dead, while 13 have been injured in a bus accident which took place in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district on Sunday. The bus fell into a 150-meter-deep gorge, an official s

This is how Statue of Unity looks from space and Twitterati can’t keep calm!

World's largest statue - Statue of Unity which stands at 182 metres - has become a talking point worldwide.

PM Narendra Modi flays Congress over mention of cow in MP polls manifesto, says cheating in its blood

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a frontal attack on the Congress Sunday, saying cheating was in the blood of the opposition party.

CBI vs CBI: Deputy SP Ashwini Gupta moves SC challenging repatriation to Intelligence Bureau

Amidst the ongoing feud inside the premier investigation agency, another CBI officer has moved the Supreme Court challenging his repatriation to the Intelligence Bureau, terming it "unjustified" and "

Chhattisgarh elections: Rahul Gandhi promises to waive off farm loans within 10 days of forming government

Gandhi on Sunday shared a small video of the interaction he had with the media persons in Chhattisgarh on Saturday.

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Narendra Modi says Congress looted India, asks people to vote for BJP

Accusing the Congress of hindering Chhattisgarh's development and defrauding India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people to vote the BJP to power for a fourth straight term in the s

Cyclone Gaja toll rises to 45, Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami asks all leaders to join relief operations

The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Sunday and appealed to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities.

Will appear if I’m fit to travel, says PNB fraud accused Mehul Choksi to PMLA Court

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, accused of involvement in the over USD 2 billion fraud at Punjab National Bank, has told a special court here that he will appear before it if he is fit to travel.

Karnataka: State cabinet expansion at the earliest, says Siddaramaiah

Congress leader and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Sunday said the much awaited expansion of the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition cabinet in Karnataka would take place "at the earliest".

Only 4.5 lakh out of 40 lakh so far apply for inclusion in Assam NRC

Besides, less than 100 applications have been received by the authorities challenging the inclusion of the names of suspected illegal immigrants in the NRC, a list of Assam's residents.

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: BJP, Congress repose faith in royal scions in Surguja

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Polls in the Surguja region spanning five districts will be held in the second and final phase of polls in the state on November 20.

Chandrababu Naidu on blocking CBI: Central agency ‘corrupt’, ACB is better

Naidu said that state's Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is performing well and his government will strengthen it to investigate cases.

PM Modi says everyone knows what Congress did to Sitaram Kesri, asks party to appoint president outside of family

Prime Minister Narendra Modi again challenged the Congress party to appoint a capable leader as their party president outside of "that one family".

SC dismisses plea alleging custodial torture of key Kathua rape-murder case witness

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea claiming that a key witness in the sensational Kathua gang rape-and-murder case was allegedly tortured in custody by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection w

Delay in bringing ordinance for Ram temple construction indicates BJP not interested: Sena MP Raut

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which helped the BJP come to power in 2014, should pull down the NDA government if it fails to bring an ordinance for construction of the temple, he said.

Ayodhya issue: NCM chief to mediate for out of court settlement, asks Muslims to be ‘big-hearted’

National Commission for Minorities chairperson Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi on Sunday made a strong pitch for mediation in the Ayodhya issue, saying he will speak with all stakeholders for an out of court set

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