Date wise Archive


A 35-year-old woman was electrocuted to death and two others sustained injuries after coming into contact with a live wire of a tubewell at Azadpur village under Kandhla police station in Shamli district, police said.


Hailing the slew of pro-poor and pro-farmer incentives announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on New Year's eve, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that these steps would give the much needed impetus to the economy besides ensuring the well being


Accusing the Tamil Nadu government of being lethargic in replacing existing ration cards with smart cards, DMK Treasurer M K Stalin today demanded that the government should explain what it did with the Rs 318 crore allotted for the purpose.

Kottayam (Ker)

Nair Service Society, a body of Kerala's influential Nair community, today came out against the CPI(M)-led LDF government's stand favouring entry of women of all age groups in the famous Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, saying its customs and traditions have to be f


TNCC Leaders will participate in the January 3 protest to be staged by DMK in Madurai district seeking nod for the bull taming sport "Jallikattu," Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president Su Thirunavukkarasar said today.


Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the NDA government is dedicated for the welfare of weaker sections of the society and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's New Year eve's announcements will benefit poor, farmers and those who live in villages.


BJP today said it was ready to contest 37 out of 40 Assembly constituencies in Goa on its own in the elections this year. "We have held Vijay Sankalp rallies in 35 constituencies.


Contending that the people of Uttar Pradesh were not interested in family disputes irrelevant to their own plight, BJP today said the infighting in the Samajwadi Party had made it all the more clear that BJP was the only alternative in the state.


The ruling CPM and opposition Congress in Kerala today trained their guns on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "not making" any announcement to reduce hardships faced by people after the demonetisation measure.

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P. Sreekumaran

Congress politics in Kerala plumbed a new low with the factional fight taking a nasty and violent turn.

Trouble flared up when former KPCC president, K. Muralidharan criticized the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF)’s failure to function as an effective opposition in the state. 


Once a pivotal force in uniting the opposition against the Centre, CPM with its depleted strength is now just a shadow of its former self as it helplessly watches Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee take on its role against BJP.

On-board tabloid magazine “Jeevan Rekha” released
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Eastern Railway has taken a new initiative by bringing out a 4-page coloured on-board tabloid size magazine “Jeevan Rekha” for the first time in Indian Railways for free distribution amongst the passengers of AC classes initially and gradualy extended to all reserved class passengers of trains originating from Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata, Asansol & Malda under the

Baripada (Odisha)

Skin of a leopard believed to have been killed inside Similipal sanctuary area in Mayurbhanj district was seized from a youth during a raid by forest officials.


One-size-fits-all approach to eliminate malaria cannot be followed in India where many states have population larger than most countries and the Centre's role needs to be effectively complemented by regional systems, Director of the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative Ash


For the 20th year in a row, activists in Meghalaya celebrated the arrival of the New Year by diving into a pool filled with ice blocks with a resolution to fight social ills that plagued this north eastern state.


Nagaland today welcomed 2017 offering special prayers in churches and homes for a prosperous year ahead. People in groups moved around greeting 'Happy New Year' to each other while the skies lit up with fireworks heralding the dawn of 2017.


For a smooth and disturbance-free head count of estuarine crocodiles, the forest department has clamped a week-long prohibition on entry of visitors to Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.


Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was riding a tiger that he can't afford to deboard now, former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said India was going through an economic crisis and people have lost trust in the financial system.


Prayers, sermons and hymns marked the New Year celebrations in Mizoram today. Prayers and worship services were held in the local churches since last night with midnight services being held in almost all the churches.