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West Bengal: Policemen on bikes with no helmets fined on public pressure

West Bengal: Policemen on bikes with no helmets fined on public pressure

 Bowing to public pressure, the police on Friday in Nadia district fined four policemen who were riding motorbikes without wearing helmets.
28 Mar 2017, 12:29 PM IST
‘Muslim personal law outside realm of judiciary’: AIMPLB on triple talaq

‘Muslim personal law outside realm of judiciary’: AIMPLB on triple talaq

 The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) told the Supreme Court that pleas challenging the practices of triple talaq, 'nikah halal
28 Mar 2017, 12:26 PM IST
After UP, Jharkhand govt orders closure of illegal abattoirs within 72 hours

After UP, Jharkhand govt orders closure of illegal abattoirs within 72 hours

Rahate also said that valid slaughter houses must ensure compliance of the rules and regulations laid down by the Animal Husbandry Departmen
28 Mar 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Modi greets people on New Year

Modi greets people on New Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of the New Year and wished that it brings prosperity and better h
28 Mar 2017, 10:14 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj speaks to Yogi Adityanth, promises action on Nigerian student assault case

Sushma Swaraj speaks to Yogi Adityanth, promises action on Nigerian student assault case

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Tuesday about the alleged attack on African students in
28 Mar 2017, 10:13 AM IST

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Demolish 2.5-acre Jinnah House, says BJP legislator

The sprawling mansion in Mumbai built by Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah should be demolished, one of the city's top builders has told the government.
28 Mar 2017, 04:40 AM IST

Suicide attempt no longer a crime

The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, that provides for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness, and also decriminalises suicide, secured Parliamentary approval o
28 Mar 2017, 04:13 AM IST

Aadhaar not must: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the government for extending benefits of social welfare schemes.
28 Mar 2017, 03:57 AM IST

IOC to supply 1 MT fuel to Nepal

State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday signed an agreement to supply over 1 million tonnes (MT) of petroleum products annually to Nepal for the next five years, Chairman B. Asho
28 Mar 2017, 12:25 AM IST

Watch:Steve Smith abusing Murali Vijay in India v Aus four test match

The ongoing four-match Test series between India and Australia has reached its fag end but it seems the hostilities between the two sides are not going to get over soon. 
28 Mar 2017, 12:14 AM IST

Python rescued from well by wildlife activists

A nine-foot-long Indian Rock Python was rescued by a Wildlife SOS team from a 40-foot deep open well in village near here on Monday. The reptile is currently under observation and
28 Mar 2017, 12:03 AM IST

Mumbai University to hold test chopper ride for its students tomorrow

In a unique initiative, the Mumbai University is organising a helicopter ride of city tomorrow, wherein sixteen varsity students will take part. The test ride will take off from th
27 Mar 2017, 08:29 PM IST

HC asks MCGM to give land to IMD for 2nd Doppler radar

The Bombay High Court today asked the Greater Mumbai civic body to hand over a plot of land here to the Indian Meteorological Department by the month end to build another weather s
27 Mar 2017, 07:58 PM IST

Oldest plane circumnavigating the globe lands in Nagpur

A March 1940-make Dacota C-43, the oldest aircraft in the world attempting circumnavigation of the globe, touched down here today.
27 Mar 2017, 07:49 PM IST

Delhi AAP MLA resigns, joins BJP ahead of civic polls

AAP legislator Ved Prakash resigned from the party as well as assembly membership and joined the BJP on Monday, ahead of the April 23 elections to the three municipal corporations
27 Mar 2017, 07:42 PM IST

No ban on anything in BHU, says HRD minister

 There is "no ban on anything" in the Banaras Hindu University, the government told the Lok Sabha on Monday after the issue of alleged restrictions was raised in the House.
27 Mar 2017, 06:40 PM IST

Ban liquor for poor across the country: YSR Congress MP

Liquor should be banned across the country for the poor people as its consumption was resulting in crimes, a Lok Sabha member said on Monday.K Geetha (YSR Congress) said liquor con
27 Mar 2017, 06:37 PM IST

Maharashtra: Malegaon sizzles at 42 degrees Celsius

They said the heatwave will remain for another couple of days.
27 Mar 2017, 06:36 PM IST

Dogs eat up old woman who went missing from MP hospital

The woman went missing on March 19, but no police complaint was lodged by the hospital authorities, they said.
27 Mar 2017, 06:34 PM IST

Delhi: EC gives 6 months more to Cong to hold organisational polls

The Congress party had also cited practical problems of updating its membership list to have a proper and meaningful election both at the central and state levels.
27 Mar 2017, 06:32 PM IST

‘Cheated court’: Madras HC orders arrest of man claiming to be Jaya's son

The report said petitioner J Krishnamoorthy was the son of one Vasanthamani and not Jayalalithaa, as falsely claimed by him.
27 Mar 2017, 06:30 PM IST

Azam Khan demands 'nationwide ban' on cow slaughter, says Muslims should stop eating meat

Demanding uniformity in laws, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Monday stated that there should be a nationwide ban on slaughter of animals.
27 Mar 2017, 06:11 PM IST

Congress seeks Modi's intervention to stop racial attacks against Indians overseas

The issue of an alleged racial attack on an Indian man in Australia was on Monday raised in the Lok Sabha by the Congress which sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention i
27 Mar 2017, 06:09 PM IST

'Assault' of farmer at Mantralaya shameful: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena today dubbed as "ruthless and shameful" the alleged assault of a farmer last week by police personnel at the State Secretariat, where he came to meet Maharashtra Chie
27 Mar 2017, 04:59 PM IST

HIV cases dropped drastically in Goa during last decade: Survey

The number of people detected as HIV positive in Goa have gone down drastically during the last decade, according to the Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in the State Legislative Ass
27 Mar 2017, 04:51 PM IST