Date wise Archive

Krishnagiri (TN)

Former AIADMK minister K P Munusamy today slammed V K Sasikala for making a "backdoor entry" to the Chief Minister's post and questioned why O Panneerselvam made way for her despite being the "preferred choice" of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today directed Amity University's founder President Ashok K Chauhan to file an affidavit detailing action taken on the alleged suicide of law student Sushant Rohilla.

Chennai

As questions continued to rage over the death of J Jayalalithaa, London-based specialist Richard Beale, Apollo and government doctors today ruled out poisoning as the cause and asserted that there was "no conspiracy" or mystery in either the treatment or what led to h

NEW DELHI

Compulsory voting cannot be made mandatory unless a consensus evolves, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu today said as he agreed with Supreme Court's observation that a person has "no right" to blame the government if he has not cast his vote.

NEW DELHI

Opposition today picked holes in various government decisions like demonetisation and surgical strikes as well as allocation of funds for MNREGA, agriculture sector and Scheduled Castes, saying it has failed on all fronts despite which it is trying to "fool" the peopl

Bhopal

Retired High Court judge S K Pandey, appointed by the Madhya Pradesh government to conduct an inquiry into the October 30 jail-break by eight SIMI members and the subsequent "police encounter", today said he had not resigned, contrary to reports.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today granted three weeks parole to former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, serving a 10-year jail term in teachers' recruitment scam case, for or maintaining "social ties".

Mumbai

Amid intense mudslinging between Shiv Sena and BJP ahead of BMC elections, the Uddhav Thackrey-led party rubbished the allegations of it having a "match-fixing" with Congress in the polls and challenged BJP to prove it or stop making statements that divert people's at

Malappuram (Ker)

Nine CPI(M) workers were injured, four of them seriously, when they were attacked allegedly by Indian Union Muslim League activists at Unniyal in the district today, police said.

NEW DELHI

Actor and Mathura MP Hema Malini today hit out at opposition parties over their attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it only indicates he is becoming more popular as they are all joining hands to target him.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court today said it will consider on February 25 the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) charge sheet filed against two private bank officials and another person in a case of alleged irregularities related to the conversion of old currency and supply of new notes.

Mumbai

Congress general secretary Gurudas Kamat, who had openly revolted against the party's Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam, today said he had reconsidered the decision and was willing to campaign for the civic elections in the city.

NEW DELHI

AAP leader and chief of Delhi Commission for Women Swati Maliwal was today granted bail by a Special Court in a case of alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of the women's panel.

Chandigarh

A medium danger warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir above 2,500 metres.

NEW DELHI

With the Central government announcing provisions for more autonomy for educational institutions across the country, Delhi University has formed a committee for its colleges which are seeking autonomy or university status.

NEW DELHI

"One boy, two girls". This was the slogan given by a BJP leader in Rajya Sabha to improve the skewed sex ratio in the country.

Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh Planning Board today approved Rs 5,700 crore under its 2017-18 annual plan despite the NITI Aayog discontinuing the yearly allotment system.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today brushed away political speculations about old partners JD-U and BJP coming closer after he painted a lotus at Patna Book Fair on February 4.

Imphal

Rights activist Irom Sharmila will contest against Manipur chief minister and Congress candidate Okram Ibobi Singh from Thoubal constituency in the Assembly elections to be held next month.

Guwahati

Assam Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami today suspended AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam for three days for using Facebook Live to telecast his speech from inside the House.

Aizawl

Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) today threatened not to allow state's labour, employment and industrial training (LE and IT) minister Lalrinmawia Ralte and Chairman of Mizoram Youth Commission (MYC) T. Sangkunga, MLA to attend office from Tuesday.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today criticised the Centre for clubbing the Rail Budget with the general Budget saying "it has killed the autonomy of Railways", the lifeline of the country.

Guwahati

Assam government today said that over the last six months over 3,500 families have been evicted from various places they had encroached upon across the state.

Kolkata

For the convenience of the devotees on the occasion of Bible Mega Convention, 2017 to be held near Jalalkhali Halt station on Ranaghat-Krishnanagar City Jn.

Gangtok

A major forest fire has broken out at Tinjurey Ridge in Fambanglho Wildlife Sanctuary, about 10 km from here in East district, official sources said today.

Saluting faces of women power
Report by: 
KRITI DE

This 40 year old woman from Manglutan in South Andaman is a shining example of women empowerment, courage, grit and determination in the face of adversities.

Report by: 
TABASSUM

Farmer booked for molesting neighbour

330-pax ferry Makruzz Gold commissioned into service
Report by: 
Agencies

Tourism is the lifeline of the Islands and it will get a major boost in the years to come, said the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi after unveiling the plaque marking the induction and dedication of the newly acquired passenger ferry ‘Makruzz Gold’ of Mak Logistics Private Ltd. at Phoneix Bay Jetty here on Monday.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

It has now become a routine trouble for the teaching community engaged under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan scheme of the government. Akin to several instances in the past, coordination glitches between government agencies have once against left several teachers employed under the scheme stressed for delayed disbursal of monthly wages.

Port Blair

The Navy Children School here celebrated its 19th Annual Sports Day last Saturday at Netaji Stadium. The sports event was inaugurated by Cmde Girish Kumar Garg, Naval Component Commander, Vice Chairman of  NCS.

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