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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu met United States President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at a banquet hosted by the latter in honour of Heads of States who are attending a ceremo

Lok Sabha 2019 won’t be a wave election’: Prashant Kishor, vice-president,JD(U)

JD(U) vice-president Prashant Kishor says winning 272-plus seats in 2019 would be difficult for BJP, explains why he joined the JD(U), says Nitish Kumar should be judged on what he has delivered, adm

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: 1 lakh security forces deployed, says Special DGP

Around 1 lakh security personnel have been deployed in Chhattisgarh for smooth conduct of the first phase of polling on November 12.

Tripura CM Biplab Deb asks students to be employers, not employees

He appealed to the students of the National Institute of Technology to take up entrepreneurship

AAP says Delhi Police discriminating, filed FIR against Arvind Kejriwal but not against Manoj Tiwari

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday accused Delhi Police of working at the behest of its "political master."

Congress is party of hypocrites, says Prakash Javadekar on Tipu Jayanthi

Hitting out at the Congress for celebrating the birth anniversary of Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan, the BJP today dubbed it as a "party of hypocrites".

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Ajit Jogi releases party manifesto on stamp paper

Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi Saturday released his party's manifesto on stamp paper for the state Assembly polls.

PM Narendra Modi to dedicate highway and other projects in Varanasi on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he will be visiting Varanasi on Monday to inaugurate development projects that will have a transformative impact on the city and Uttar Pradesh.

Jammu and Kashmir: BJP gets control of all civic bodies in Kathua

Former Congress leader Naresh Sharma, who recently joined the BJP along with three party councillors, was elected president of the Kathua Municipal Council, while Rekha Kumari was elected vice-preside

Opposition parties to meet on November 22 to further discuss forging anti-BJP platform

Anti-BJP parties would meet in New Delhi on November 22 to create a common platform and chalk out their future course of action, TDP president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu sai

Building collapses in Bengaluru’s Thyagarajanagar, rescue operation on

The authorities launched rescue operations as soon as the they received information about the incident. No casualties have been reported so far.

Sale of unauthorised firecrackers: CPCB issues notices to police chiefs and DMs of Delhi-NCR

In a letter, CPCB chairperson S P Singh Parihar has sought a report within seven days on action taken to "prevent sale of unauthorised fire crackers along with reason for non-compliance of the SC orde

VHP to hold public rallies for legislation on Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

The Vishva Hindu Parishad will hold public rallies in all parliamentary constituencies to urge the government and pressure political parties to bring a legislation for the construction of Ram Temple i

Gujarat: Statue of Unity sees record 27,000 visitors on Saturday

Over 27,000 people Saturday visited the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Narmada district, the highest since the Sardar Patel memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31 and ope

Centre assures free flow of funds under PMDP to Jammu and Kashmir

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari tweeted about Kejriwal's trip on Friday night hitting out at him for leaving the city at a time when Delhiites were facing air pollution crisis.

Assembly elections 2018: Twitter records 1.2 million tweets

Among the initiatives that Twitter launched for the state elections include special emoji, #ElectionOnTwitter events, as well as live Q&As on the platform.

Congress party biggest hurdle in Ram Temple construction: Yogi Adityanath in Chhattisgarh

"Jo Congress Ram ki nahi ho sakti woh hamare bhi kisi kaam ki nahi ho sakti," the chief minister added.

Delhi pollution: EPCA extends ban on construction activities, industries and entry of heavy vehicles till Monday

The bans were extended by the Supreme Court-appointed agency on the recommendations of a Central Pollution Control Board-led task force, which reviews the national capital's air quality.

Delhi Pollution: EPCA extends ban on entry of trucks, construction activities till November 12

The Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) Saturday extended till November 12 the ban on industries using coal & biomass (including brick kilns), ban on entry of truck traffic t

Odisha weather alert: Fishermen warned as depression develops over Bay of Bengal

The IMD, in its latest bulletin, said that a depression, centred about 20 km northwest of Portblair, is likely to intensify into a deep depression.

Mizoram elections: Election Commission seeks names for Chief Electoral Officer’s post

The Election Commission Saturday initiated the process of finding an alternative to Mizoram chief electoral officer who is facing a massive agitation for his ouster by a conglomerate of civil society

‘Mini Taj’ maker Faizul Hasan Qadri dies in accident; to be buried next to his Begum in his ‘monument’

82-year-old retired postman will be buried next to his wife in the 'mini Taj' that he made in Kaser Kalan village.

Telangana Assembly elections 2018: BJP manifesto promises free distribution of one lakh cows every year

The proposal is to distribute cows in villages, at the time of festivals and others, to people who seek them, the Bharatiya Janata Pary's manifesto committee chairman NVSS Prabhakar told PTI here Satu

Excessive centralisation of power one of India’s main problems, says former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

Speaking at the University of California in Berkley on Friday, Rajan said part of the problem in India was that there is an excessive centralisation of power in the political decision making.

Tamil Nadu leaders condemn Sri Lankan parliament’s dissolution

Tamil Nadu political leaders on Saturday condemned the dissolution of Sri Lanka's parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena and urged the Centre to take necessary steps for the protection of Tamils

Mining baron G Janardhana Reddy appears before police for questioning in ponzi scam case

Reddy, who the police said had been absconding, came in a car to the Central Crime Branch office, along with his advocates, after releasing a video message from an unknown location, saying he would ap

Watch: In road rage, man drives Delhi resident 6 kms over car rooftop near Ghaziabad

The incident took place at around 7 pm when Dewan had gone to Ghaziabad to meet a friend and was waiting at a traffic signal in Sahibabad area.

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