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Signature Bridge: Delhi government to develop safe selfie points

In his note to the additional chief secretary (PWD), tourism secretary and DTTDC's managing director, Sisodia said a parking facility and a children's park will also be developed near the bridge.

AIR sexual harassment: NCW seeks report from Prasar Bharti, Information and Broadcasting Secretary

The National Commission for Women has written to Prasar Bharti CEO Shashi S. Vempati and Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare seeking a report on the developments in the sexual harassment

Sabarimala temple: Kerala High Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of activist Rehana Fathima

The activist was booked by the police in Pathanamthitta on the basis of a complaint filed by Radhakrishna Menon alleging some of her Facebook posts hurt religious sentiments.

More stubble burning this year compared to last year, says EPCA chairperson Bhure Lal

Lal said it had been seen that the younger generation was ready to look for alternatives, but the older generation still wanted to stick with stubble burning.

Responsible media vital for nation building, says Rajyavardhan Rathore

On the occasion of National Press Day, Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Friday said that a responsible and objective media was one of the most important institutions for n

Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: Rahul Gandhi targets Narendra Modi, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization, calling it the "biggest scam" in the country, and attacked the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh ove

Modi responds to Tharoor’s ‘Chaiwala’ remark: If Nehru created democratic system, let non-Gandhi become Congress president for 5 years

PM Modi challenged that the Congress to allow a good leader outside the Gandhi family to become the Congress president for five years.

Andhra Pradesh government withdraws general consent to CBI to exercise authority in state

The Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh has withdrawn the 'general consent' accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to exercise its authority in the state.

NDA destroying key institutions, TMC to save country, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday slammed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for allegedly destroying key Indian institutions such as the CBI and the RBI.

CBI vs CBI: SC says CVC report on CBI chief Alok Verma very uncomplimentary in part, gives him till Monday to respond

The CVC's "exhaustive" preliminary report on allegations against CBI Director Alok Verma concludes that some findings are "complimentary" and some "very uncomplimentary", needing further investigation

Madhya Pradesh Elections 2018 highlights: People want to vote in the name of development, says PM Modi

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018:The BJP will be hoping that Modi's flair for turning the tides in the BJP's favour at the last minute will give it the edge it needs to gain a comfortable majori

PM Narendra Modi dares Congress to make an “outsider” party president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday dared the Congress to make someone outside the Gandhi family the party president for at least five years.

Cyclone Gaja: Home Minister Rajnath Singh assures Tamil Nadu government of central assistance

Home Minister Rajnath Singh also directed Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to monitor the situation in Tamil Nadu and provide all help to the state administration.

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping summit in Wuhan removed several misconceptions between India and China, says Indian envoy

The Wuhan summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping has removed several "misconceptions" between the two countries which would enable them to work together on many i

UP strongman Raja Bhaiya floats own political party, to oppose SC/ST Act and reservation in promotions

According to several media reports, the new party may be called 'Jansatta Party' and it is likely to contest in the Lok Sabha elections next year.

India hands over e-rickshaws to Senegal, to boost clean energy ties

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Friday handed over two e-rickshaws to the Ambassador of Senegal here in a gesture symbolising the partnership between the two countries in the clean energy sect

Delhi Police Head Constable commits suicide at Delhi Secretariat

A Delhi Police Head Constable on Friday committed suicide, blaming his in-laws for insulting him by publicly thrashing him a day ago, police said.

Cyclone Gaja: See pics, videos of devastation that severe storm left behind in Tamil Nadu

As the cyclone's landfall began, coastal towns including Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Thondi and Pamban in Tamil Nadu and Karaikkal and Puducherry received rainfall ranging between 3 cm and 8 cm.

Rajasthan Assembly elections: 20 of 25 sitting MLAs in Congress’s first list of candidates

After several rounds of marathon meetings, the Congress, which seeks to defeat the BJP in the December 7 assembly election in Rajasthan, announced the names of its candidates in 152 out of 200 seats.

CBI vs CBI: No clean chit from SC to Alok Verma yet, CVC to share report in sealed cover

There is no immediate relief for CBI director Alok Verma as Supreme Court on Friday hinted for further probe.

Chandrababu Naidu withdraws consent allowing CBI to carry out investigations in Andhra Pradesh

In the absence of the permission, the central agency cannot interfere with any case which comes under the limits of the state.

Himachal Pradesh weather: A sunny Friday at Shimla, no rain till November 19

A day after moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, capital Shimla and nearby tourist spots saw a sunny Friday although the minimum temperature at most place was close to the freezing point.

Maharashtra: Winter session from November 19, drought, Maratha quota to dominate

The State Backward Class Commission report on Maratha reservations and the drought in 151 talukas are expected to dominate the two-week long winter session of the Maharashtra Legislature set to begin

Bhima-Koregaon case: Pune Police claims plot hatched to kill PM, names 5 activists in chargesheet

The Pune Police has named five rights activists and lawyers from among ten alleged active members of banned CPI (Maoist) in a case related to Elgaar Parishad meeting held last year.

Cyclone Gaja pounds Tamil Nadu: 11 killed, CM announces Rs 10 lakh compensation; over 80,000 evacuated

Cyclone Gaja has brought rains and wind speed gusting up to 120 kmph. A massive rescue operation was launched and precautionary measures were taken

Rajasthan Assembly elections: Ashok Gehlot to contest from Sardarpura, Sachin Pilot from Tonk

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will contest the December 7 Assembly elections from his traditional Sardarpura seat while the Congress' state unit chief Sachin Pilot will contest from Ton

Jammu and Kashmir: Militants kill civilian in Pulwama

Nadeem Manzoor, a resident of Safanagri area Shopian district of south Kashmir, was abducted on Thursday night, a police official said.

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