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Asaram verdict LIVE updates: Jodhpur court awards life-term to self-styled Godman

Asaram Bapu rape case verdict LIVE updates: A Jodhpur court today gave its judgment in the alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. Asaram Bapu was sentenced to life imprisonment

7th Pay Commission in Jammu and Kashmir: Big bonanza for J&K state employees from April; details here

7th Pay Commission J&K latest news today: Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to approve the recommendations of the 7th pay panel for its employees.

H1-B visa alert: Indian IT professionals to face tough procedures, no work permit to spouses; details here

H1-B visa: The Trump administration is working on proposals to streamline the H-1B visa procedure, the most sought after by Indian IT professionals, to focus on attracting the best and the brightest f

BIMARU redux: NITI Aayog CEO says Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan keeping India backward

The "BIMARU" states of the past continue to pull India backward on social indicators, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant.

Karnataka Opinion poll shows only Modi ‘magic’ can help BJP dethrone Siddaramaiah; here’s why

Karnataka opinion poll: With not many days left for Karnataka polls, the BJP needs to dent some of the popularity of Siddaramaiah. And only credible face the saffron party can bank upon at this point

‘Pakode banane me spirituality hoti hai’, Rahul Gandhi’s swipe at Narendra Modi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging the latter was least concerned about the welfare of Dalits and attempts are being made to ruin the public inst

Karnataka Election Opinion Poll 2018: Here’s what may happen to BJP, Congress and JD(S), surveys predict

Karnataka Election Opinion Poll 2018 highlights: Who will win Karnataka? The answer to this question would be finally known on May 15. However, opinion polls suggesting the way votes may swing have st

Aadhaar-bank account linking update: RBI issues new KYC guidelines but no need to hurry; details here

Aadhaar Bank Account Linking update: It is now compulsory for customers to link the national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts,

Whatsapp latest version, updates: 5 ways messaging app has made life easier for users, details here

WhatsApp has become the world's most popular messaging app. In recent weeks, WhatsApp has added many features and updates to make the messaging app more useful for users.

Karnataka election 2018: BJP, Congress and JD(S) field these many candidates with ‘serious criminal’ cases

Karnataka election 2018: A number of candidates charged with serious criminal cases have been fielded by all parties for the upcoming polls in the state.

Income Tax Return filing 2018: Salaried taxpayers, this Bengaluru case turned IT dept’s eyes on you

Income Tax Return filing 2018: The Income Tax department has warned salaried class taxpayers against using illegal means while filing their returns. The illegal means include under-reporting of incom

Judge B H Loya death to Mecca Masjid bombing cases: Court rulings to fire-up BJP in election year

The saffron party has for long tried to paint the Congress as "anti-Hindu". The Hyderabad court verdict will help it harp on this plank again in upcoming elections.

Here’s Narendra Modi’s answer to Manmohan Singh on Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Narendra Modi had broken his silence over the rape incidents at an even in Delhi while commemorating the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar on April 14.

Eye on polls? From London, PM Modi dials Karnataka, woos Lingayats with tribute to Basaveshwara

Narendra Modi in London: With the Assembly polls in Karnataka just around the corner, the PM today paid floral tributes to the bust of 12th century Lingayat philosopher Basaveshwara.

OBOR impact: Why China’s cheer may bring tears out of US, Pakistan and others

China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which is also known as 'One Belt, One Road' (OBOR) project, has sparked fears of many kinds in the international community.

Cash crunch: ATMs go dry, Rs 2000, other notes vanish in many states; here’s what government says

The cash crunch has been reported in several states including poll-bound Karnataka and Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh.

From United Kingdom, Narendra Modi may bring this big gift for thousands of Indian students

Narendra Modi United Kingdom visit: PM Modi will reach the UK on Wednesday after finishing the two-day visit to Sweden. He had last visited the UK in November 2015.

India-China relations: Beyond bitter Doklam past, Beijing wants sound and steady bi-lateral relations

Chinese Foreign Ministry said that Beijing wants to develop a sound and steady relationship with India and stick to the "right path" of bilateral relations.

Makkah Masjid Hyderabad blast: Who is Swami Aseemanand, acquitted in Mecca Masjid bombing case?

Mecca Masjid Blast Case Verdict: Swami Aseemanand, main accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case of 2007, has been acquitted by a special NIA court in Hyderabad.

Revolt in Congress: Karnataka election list leads to protests, party rebels target Siddaramaiah

Karnataka election 2018: A fully-blown revolt has broken out in the Karnataka Congress over the party's list of candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections 2018.

7th Pay Commission update: Bad news for scores of staff of these institutions; check details

7th pay Commission for Delhi school teachers: teachers of private-unaided schools built on the government land in Delhi may have to wait for long to enjoy the benefits recommended by the 7th Pay Comm

‘Unprecedented’ and royal welcome awaits PM Narendra Modi during United Kingdom visit: Details here

Modi's royal welcome will include a special event hosted by Prince Charles, during which the heir to the British throne will drive up in a Tata Motors' first-ever electric Jaguar to symbolise the Indi

Not just Bengaluru, India to face Cape Town fate? Study says taps may go dry in country

A new early warning satellite system has revealed that India along with Spain, Morocco and Iraq faces the risk of shrinking reservoirs that can lead to taps going dry.

Can’t live without smartphone? Here’s some scary news scientists have found

Overuse of smartphones is just like any other type of substance abuse, say scientists who found that digital addiction makes people feel lonely, depressed and anxious.

India’s oil woes to continue? OPEC production cut may double this year; here’s why

The deal OPEC struck in 2016 to clear a global glut by halting a significant chunk of oil production took almost a year of bargaining and brinkmanship.

Has PM Narendra Modi put inflation goals at risk to help distressed farmers before 2019?

The softening in inflation in March may be temporary and due to a decline in food prices, particularly vegetables and pulses.

OBOR trouble: Now, IMF chief Christine Lagarde sends this big warning to China over BRI

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde urged China to prevent its “Belt and Road” infrastructure plan from becoming a boondoggle that drives up debt in the region.

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