Karnataka minister cries foul over BJP's graft charges (2 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Accusing the BJP of trying to destabilise the coalition government in Karnataka, state's Water Resources Minister of the Congress D.K. Shivakumar on Wednesday cried foul over the graft charges levelled by the BJP against him and his party.
India happy with Maldives opposition floating joint presidential candidate (2 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of the presidential election to be held in the Maldives on Sunday, the Indian establishment is happy that the opposition parties in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation have put up a joint candidate against incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
Man wanted in 3 murder cases held in Delhi (12 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A 26-year-old man, accused in three murder cases, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
Important for women to become financially independent: Twinkle Khanna (23:05)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna, who has been vocal about several social issues especially those related to gender equality, believes that the best way for a woman to empower herself is through financial independence.
Shah, Nitish discusses seat sharing in Bihar (23:05)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday held a discussion with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to work out a seat-sharing formula between the two NDA allies ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Alibaba's cloud services to help Kenya protect wildlife (22:54)
Hanghzhou (China), Sep 19 (IANS) China's e-tail giant Alibaba's computing arm would help Kenya to protect its wildlife in Africa using its cloud services, said an official at a technology conference here on Wednesday.
CCEA approves revised cost for safety of 198 dams (22:52)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the revised cost estimate of Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) at Rs 3,466 crore for 198 dams in the country, an official statement said.
No Sushma-Qureshi meeting at UN (22:48)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) No meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been scheduled yet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session later this month, it is learnt.
Jayalalithaa case:CCTV footages overwritten automatically, Apollo tells panel (22:38)
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The CCTV recordings of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's stay in the hospital has been overwritten several times automatically, Apollo Hospitals has told the Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission.
Bhagwat favours early construction of Ram temple, disapproves politics of power (Roundup) (22:38)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Articulating his position on a range of raging issues, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday favoured construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya "at the earliest" and uniform civil code and population control, lauded the work of Modi government but also disapproved politics of "shamshan-kabristan" and saffron terror in election campaigns.
Protest in Agra over restrictions on industries (22:08)
Agra, Sep 19 (IANS) Workers, industrialists and social activists marched here on Wednesday to protest restrictions on industries in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone spread over 10,400 sq.km.
Will you question Pakistan on border killings, Akali leader asks Sidhu (22:04)
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday asked Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to come clean on the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara corridor in the wake of Pakistan's official stand on the issue.
Chandrababu Naidu not to appear before Maharashtra court (22:02)
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, against whom a non-bailable arrest warrant was issued by a Maharashtra court last week in a 2010 case, will not attend the court on September 21.
NIA team in Assam to grill arrested Hizbul link men (21:46)
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Days after the arrest of a Hizbul Mujahideen man from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, a team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrived in Assam on Wednesday to grill the seven accomplices of the Hizbul cadre, who have been arrested subsequently from the state.
Congress will be ousted from power in Mizoram: NPP leader (21:44)
Shillong, Sep 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) leader, Prestone Tynsong on Wednesday voiced confidence that ruling Congress will be ousted from power in Mizoram in the upcoming Assembly elections.
Haryana to be made stray cattle-free by January 26 (21:42)
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Haryana will be made stray cattle-free by January 26 next year, announced a senior state officer on Wednesday.
India protests brutal killing of BSF trooper by Pakistan (21:40)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India has strongly protested the brutal killing of a BSF soldier by Pakistani troopers along the International Border near Jammu on Tuesday.
Mullappally Ramachandran appointed Kerala Congress chief (21:40)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday appointed former Union Minister and Lok Sabha MP Mullappally Ramachandran as the President of party's Kerala unit, replacing M.M. Hassan.
Sisodia urges people to preserve Delhi's historical sites (21:40)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday urged the people to engage in "preserving" historical sites around them.
ESIC to provide cash benefit during job loss (21:32)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Taking cognizance of lack of long-term jobs, the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Wednesday said it has rolled out a scheme to financially support those who lost their jobs even as it relaxed norms for its other benefits.
Start filing of NRC claims from September 25: SC (Second Lead) (21:30)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the commencement of submission of claims and objections on inclusion of names in Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft from September 25.
Articles 370, 35-A must go, says Bhagwat (21:26)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid the raging debate, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that Articles 370 and 35-A of the Constitution, which give special status to Jammu and Kashmir, must go.
No need to make enemy of English: Bhagwat (21:22)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that people do not need to make an enemy of English to assert primacy of local languages and that supremacy of English is only in their minds.
Plan for 21 nuclear reactors on track: DAE Secretary (21:20)
Vienna, Sep 19 (IANS) India's plan to build 21 nuclear reactors by 2030 by using different technologies is on track, Atomic Energy Department Secretary Sekhar Basu said on Wednesday.
Anganwadi workers meet PM Modi (21:18)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A group of over 100 Anganwadi workers from across the country, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to thank him for increasing the honorarium amount by up to 60 per cent.