Lack of attention on education, health magnified in Modi rul...

Lack of attention on education, health magnified in Modi rule: Amartya Sen   New Delhi, July 8 : Nobel-winning economist Amartya Sen said the lack of attention on social sectors had taken a “quantum jump in the wrong direction” since the BJP came to power and that d

Will probe BJP CMs after coming to power, says Congress

Will probe BJP CMs after coming to power, says Congress   New Delhi, July 8 : Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of protecting the “corrupt” BJP leaders including Chief Ministers of various BJP-ruled states, Congress on Saturday said when it comes to power, there

Telangana student shot dead in US

Telangana student shot dead in US   Hyderabad, July 8 : A 26-year-old student from Telangana has been shot dead by an unidentified person at a restaurant in Kansas City in the US state of Missouri. Sharath Koppula, who was studying in University of Missouri, Kansas City,

People calling Congress ‘bail gadi’: Modi

People calling Congress ‘bail gadi’: Modi   Jaipur, July 7 : Attacking the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people are calling the party “bail gadi” because many of its senior leaders are out on bail in various cases. “

Mercury up as monsoon remains weak in Himachal

Shimla, July 7: Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh rose on Saturday with the Southwest monsoon remaining subdued on the third day and similar conditions likely till July 10, a weather official said here. The weather bureau said the towns of Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, Chail, Kasauli, Palampur, Dh

1 killed during clash in Jammu & Kashmir

  Srinagar, July 7: One protester was killed during a clash with the security forces on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. The clash broke out in Hawoora village as a cordon and search operation was underway, and a mob started pelting stones at

LG ready to cooperate, but not on services, says Kejriwal  

LG ready to cooperate, but not on services, says Kejriwal   New Delhi, July 6 : As a fresh tussle on control over bureaucracy in Delhi escalated, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday and said the latter will cooperate with his government, except

Chief Justice is Master of Roster: SC

    New Delhi, July 6 : The Supreme Court on Friday reiterated that the Chief Justice alone was the “master of roster” and have powers to allocate cases to different benches. It also ca

Students allow Jadavpur varsity VC to go home

Students allow Jadavpur varsity VC to go home Kolkata, July 6 : The students’ siege of Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das and other executive council members that began on Wednesday afternoon ended close to Thursday-Friday midnight, as the

Abducted Policeman of Jammu & Kashmir killed by militants

Srinagar, July 6 : The body of a local policeman abducted by militants was found on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. Javaid Ahmad Dar was abducted on Thursday evening from his home in Shopian district’s Vehil village.

After HC remark on drugs cases, Amarinder pulls up law offic...

After HC remark on drugs cases, Amarinder pulls up law office   Chandigarh, July 5 : Taking a serious view of the concerns expressed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court over the manner in which final reports are being filed by the prosecution in drug related offences, Punjab C

UP CM has sanctioned Rs 223.21 cr for treatment of serious-i...

  Lucknow, July 5 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sanctioned a whopping sum of Rs 223.31 crore in a little more than a year of his tenure for treatment of over 15,000 seriously-ill persons in Uttar Pradesh, an RTI response has revealed.

Centre asks states, UTs to prevent mob lynching

Centre asks states, UTs to prevent mob lynching New Delhi, July 5 : The Union Home Ministry has issued an advisory to states and Union Territories (UTs) asking them to take measures to prevent incidents of mob lynching fuelled by rumours of child lifting circ

AAP urges LG, Centre to cooperate

New Delhi, July 5 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday requested Delhi’s Lt Governor and Centre to comply with the apex court ruling and work in cooperation with the Delhi government to avoid any obstruction to work. “It is our request to the Lt Governor and

Delhi being UT, its powers subservient to Centre: Jaitley

  New Delhi, July 5 : Rejecting claims by AAP and other opposition parties on the powers of the Delhi government vis a vis the Lt Governor, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the Supreme Court judgement emphasises the importance of the elected sta

Bad weather prevents Rajnath’s Amarnath visit

Srinagar, July 5: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh could not visit the Amarnath Cave Shrine due to inclement weather on Thursday. The Home Minister will take a review of various developmental projects, security and law and order in Jammu and Kashmir before concludin

ISRO tests crew escape system for human spaceflight

Chennai, July 5: In its aim towards human spaceflight, Indian space agency ISRO on Thursday carried out the first in a series of tests to qualify a crew escape system. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in a statement said the crew escape system is a criti

RIL to create Hybrid online-to-offline retail platform: Amba...

Mumbai, July 5 : Reliance Industries’ (RIL) Chairman & Managing Director Mukesh D. Ambani on Thursday said the company saw its biggest growth opportunity “in creating a hybrid, online-to-offline new commerce platform”. According to Ambani, who w

AAP advise LG, Centre to cooperate

New Delhi, July 5: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday requested Delhi’s Lt Governor and Centre to comply with the apex court ruling and work in cooperation with the Delhi government to avoid any obstruction to work. “It is our request to the Lt Governo

Shashi Tharoor allowed awaiting bail

  New Delhi, July 5: A court here on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in a case related to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Additional Sessions Judge Arvind Kumar allowed his anticipatory bail p