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FIR registered against RJD leader Shahabuddin in jail selfie case

FIR registered against RJD leader Shahabuddin in jail selfie case

Controversial RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin has been booked for taking a selfie inside Siwan prison that went viral on social media. An FI
17 Jan 2017, 04:42 PM IST
UP Assembly polls: Congress announces alliance with Samajwadi Party

UP Assembly polls: Congress announces alliance with Samajwadi Party

Ending all speculations, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that his party would enter into an alliance with the Samajwadi Par
17 Jan 2017, 02:30 PM IST
Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar forays into politics

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar forays into politics

Deepa Jayakumar, the niece of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said she will announce her next political step on her
17 Jan 2017, 01:59 PM IST
India expresses concern over massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK

India expresses concern over massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.
17 Jan 2017, 01:22 PM IST
Delhi High Court seeks MHA reply on plea for report on food served to BSF

Delhi High Court seeks MHA reply on plea for report on food served to BSF

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response of the Ministry of Home Affairs on a plea seeking its status report on alleged poor quality
17 Jan 2017, 12:58 PM IST

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Owaisi: Ambedkar is a bigger leader than Mahatma Gandhi

Terming B R Ambedkar a bigger leader than Mahatma Gandhi, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has said it was because of the secular and class-free Constitution given by the Dalit icon wh
16 Jan 2017, 03:47 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu: I'm a born Congressman

Having joined Congress after hectic negotiations, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today said he was a born Congressman who was coming back to his roots and would be
16 Jan 2017, 02:46 PM IST

Sasikala urges AIADMK leaders to ensure rivals didn't exploit crisis created by Jayalalithaa's death

AIADMK chief V K Sasikala on Monday asked her party men to ensure enemies did not exploit the crisis created by the sudden demise of her predecessor, the late Chief Minister J Jaya
16 Jan 2017, 01:33 PM IST

PM Modi announces compensation for Bengal stampede victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the next of kin of each of the six women who died in a stampede in West Bengal.
16 Jan 2017, 01:05 PM IST

Thousands protest Jallikattu ban in Madurai

Thousands of people on Monday took to the streets in Madurai's Alanganallur town in Tamil Nadu protesting a ban against Jallikattu, the ancient and popular bull-taming sport.
16 Jan 2017, 12:11 PM IST

Petrol price hiked by 42 paise, diesel by Rs 1.03

Following the recent spurt in oil prices to well over $50 a barrel, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) hiked prices of petrol by 42 paise a litre, and of diesel by Rs 1.03, both in De
16 Jan 2017, 11:47 AM IST

Women activists in Delhi demand hanging of serial rapist

Following the arrest of serial rapist Sunil Rastogi, accused of assaulting and raping minor girls, women's rights activists on Monday demanded strict punishment and immediate hangi
16 Jan 2017, 11:25 AM IST

French Minister praises Modi's demonetisation move, terms it a bold decision

France has appreciated demonetisation in India, terming it as a bold decision which shows how determined Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to combat tax evasion, corruption and black
16 Jan 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Kashmir: Three militants killed in encounter in Anantnag district

Three militants were killed on Monday during a gunfight with security forces in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
16 Jan 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor: Jalianwala Bagh centenary, a good time for British to apologize

Congress MP and author Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the Jalianwala Bagh centenary in 2019 will be a good time for the British to apologise to the Indians for wrongs committed duri
16 Jan 2017, 10:11 AM IST

Akhilesh-led SP, Congress, RLD may form Bihar-style grand alliance in UP

A pre-poll alliance in Uttar Pradesh may take shape on the lines of the grand alliance in Bihar, with UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led SP, Congress and the RLD as its constitue
16 Jan 2017, 07:54 AM IST

Boat tragedy toll mounts to 26

As the toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga here climbed to 24, the Opposition on Sunday alleged mismanagement and negligence at a government-organised event for the incident while
16 Jan 2017, 03:23 AM IST

Mahakootami in Uttar Pradesh

A pre-poll alliance in Uttar Pradesh may take shape on the lines of the grand alliance (mahakootami) in Bihar, with UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led SP, Congress and the RLD as
16 Jan 2017, 03:09 AM IST

Tamil Nadu police foil attempts to conduct Jallikattu 

Police on Sunday foiled attempts to conduct Jallikattu in southern districts of Tamil Nadu, detaining several people even as 'Mattu Pongal', third day of the harvest festivities, w
16 Jan 2017, 03:02 AM IST

Union Government mulls hike FDI in print media to 49%

The Union government is considering a proposal to increase the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the print media sector to 49 per cent.
15 Jan 2017, 11:09 PM IST

Bihar boat tragedy victims gets Rs 2 lakh each says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the victims of the Bihar boat tragedy that left more than 20 persons dead. Expressing grief a
15 Jan 2017, 01:22 PM IST

It's official Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday joined the Congress after meeting its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here, the party said. Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a for
15 Jan 2017, 01:17 PM IST

PM Modi wishes soldiers on the Army Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the soldiers on the Army Day and commended the Indian Army's service to the nation. "Greetings to all soldiers, veterans and their fam
15 Jan 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Mumbai Marathon underway with glory and glam

The annual glittering 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) got underway here on Sunday with participation of a large ladle of glamour, top sportspersons, corporate bigwig
15 Jan 2017, 11:01 AM IST

Makar Sankranti: Over a million pilgrims take holy dip in the river Ganges

Over a million pilgrims from across India and abroad took holy dip in the river Ganges on Saturday braving the icy cold water and chilly winds, at the annual Ganga Sagar Fair here
14 Jan 2017, 04:47 PM IST