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Over 300 detained after Army Recruitment Board exam paper leaks

Over 300 detained after Army Recruitment Board exam paper leaks

The examination papers of Army Recruitment Board were allegedly leaked following which the Thane Police's Crime Branch conducted raids and a
26 Feb 2017, 07:03 PM IST
UP: Woman lived with mother's skeleton for 6 months, found dead

UP: Woman lived with mother's skeleton for 6 months, found dead

The body of a woman, who lived with the skeletal remains for about six months, was found from a dilapidated house in Arjun Nagar area here o
26 Feb 2017, 06:59 PM IST
What did OPS do to probe mystery behind Jaya's death, asks MK Stalin

What did OPS do to probe mystery behind Jaya's death, asks MK Stalin

DMK has been urging the AIADMK to take up legal procedures to identify the "mystery" behind the death of Jayalalithaa, he said.
26 Feb 2017, 06:53 PM IST
Faced a lot of obstacles in launching MGR Amma Deepa Forum: Deepa Jayakumar

Faced a lot of obstacles in launching MGR Amma Deepa Forum: Deepa Jayakumar

Late Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar, who recently entered the political arena by launching ‘MGR Amma Deepa Forum’, today said sh
26 Feb 2017, 05:36 PM IST
Picture of accused in govt office will set wrong precedence:Stalin

Picture of accused in govt office will set wrong precedence:Stalin

DMK Working President M K Stalin today said displaying portrait of a person who has been declared an accused by Supreme Court in government
26 Feb 2017, 05:23 PM IST

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Train-2018 will begin its run at 160 kmph from Chennai ICF

The railways has decided to go ahead with manufacturing on its own trainsets that can run at a maximum speed of 160 kmph, after its global bid in this regard failed to elicit posit
26 Feb 2017, 01:27 PM IST

Don't invoke religious sentiments for votes, EC warns political parties

Against the backdrop of some politicians allegedly making statements invoking religious sentiments, the Election Commission on Saturday dubbed it as an unhealthy trend and asked th
26 Feb 2017, 01:14 PM IST

TN Govt pays compensation to 141 families of deceased manual scavengers

The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that it has paid a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to 141 families of deceased manual scavengers in the state.
26 Feb 2017, 01:08 PM IST

Odisha Zilla Parishad Elections 2017: BJP makes mark in BJD territory, wins 283 seats

The official election results of Odisha zilla parishad of 797 seats out of total 849 were out on Saturday. BJD has won 448 seats, BJP 283, Congress 49 and Independent candidates or
26 Feb 2017, 12:48 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav takes on Narendra Modi at his own game

Prime Minister Narendra Modi out-campaigned all-comers in the 2014 general election but, as he faces his biggest mid-term test, he is up against a rival determined to beat him at h
26 Feb 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Now, scanned copy of Rs 2,000 note dispensed from UP ATM

Days after fake notes of Rs 2,000 were dispensed from a State Bank of India TM in the national capital, an ATM in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur gave out a scanned copy of the high-d
26 Feb 2017, 10:55 AM IST

Kejriwal approves 37% hike in minimum wage, calls it 'Holi gift'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approved around 37 per cent hike in the minimum wages and termed it a "Holi gift" for the city's labour class. It now needs to be c
26 Feb 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Won't ever join politics, says Nitish Kumar's son

Unlike sons and daughters of other politicians in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's only son, Nishant Kumar, says he has no interest in politics and he will never ta
26 Feb 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Twins drown in washing machine

In a freak incident, a pair of three-year-old twins drowned in a washing machine at their home after their mother left them playing as she stepped out briefly to purchase washing p
26 Feb 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Fire breaks out near Padmanabhaswamy Temple, godown gutted

A fire today broke out in a godown belonging to a post office near the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here. 
26 Feb 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Removing Jaya's portraits will not remove her from people's hearts: OPS

Rebel AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today lashed out DMK Working President M K Stalin for demanding the removal of portraits of late party supr
26 Feb 2017, 10:12 AM IST

UP Elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah Dreaming Of Harming State, Says BSP Supremo Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati hurled the "guru-chela" barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah in her signature style at an election rally today, claiming
26 Feb 2017, 09:02 AM IST

UP Elections 2017: State BJP Chief Keshav Maurya Booked For Violating Model Code Of Conduct

 BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya has been charged with violating the Model Code of Conduct, which is in place in the state in view of the Assembly polls. An FI
26 Feb 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Writes To PM On Construction Of Reservoir Across Cauvery

The Tamil Nadu government today protested against Karnataka's "unilateral action" of constructing a reservoir across river Cauvery at Mekedatu and sought Prime Minister Narendra Mo
26 Feb 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Brides, Banarasi saris & plight of Varanasi weavers

Remember Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise of bringing light into the lives of Varanasi’s weavers who are known for their finesse in churning out six-yard magic called Ban
26 Feb 2017, 02:29 AM IST

Campaigning for fifth phase of UP elections ends

Campaigning for the fifth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh drew to a close on Saturday evening. Polling for 51 seats across 11 districts will be held on February 27, in
25 Feb 2017, 07:48 PM IST

Nitish opposes Centre's inland waterways project on Ganga

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday publicly announced that he and his government are against the central government's proposed Allahabad-Haldia national inland waterways
25 Feb 2017, 07:46 PM IST

Bengal questions Apollo hospital for refusal to release patient over bills

The West Bengal government on Saturday summoned authorities of a city based private hospital for allegedly having refused to release a patient over money and even taking possession
25 Feb 2017, 07:42 PM IST

Amar Singh admitted SP giving asylum to terrorists of Mumbai: BJP leader

Union minister for micro and small industries Kalraj Mishra on Saturday termed the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh as a "party of terrorists".
25 Feb 2017, 07:31 PM IST

BSF sends back Pakistani man who inadvertently entered India

In a goodwill gesture, the BSF has handed over a 60-year-old Pakistani national, who had inadvertently crossed into the Indian territory, to Pakistan Rangers, an official said on S
25 Feb 2017, 07:29 PM IST