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Tamil Nadu would sanction three lakh houses in 2017-18 under the central government's 'Housing for All' scheme, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here today. "Tamil Nadu Government today assured me that it will sanction three lakh houses during 2017-18.

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Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today alleged that there is a complete breakdown of law and order in the state and the BJP government has failed to put a check on the rising crime graph.


The first session of the newly elected Uttar Pradesh Assembly commencing tomorrow is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition parties deciding to take on the Yogi Adityanath government on the law and order front.


A spate of national-level conferences in Srinagar may be keeping the already hard- pressed police force on its toes, but the administration hopes the meets will give a boost to Kashmir's crumbling tourism industry.


The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its delay in reporting on encroachments of water bodies, including ponds and wetlands, in Ghaziabad and other parts of the state.


Tax-payers' money is "going down the drain" as the authorities are squandering it by delaying development projects, the Delhi High Court has said, terming it as "a very sorry state of affairs".


The Centre has stumbled upon a few encouraging nuggets while studying the Ganga, with the discovery of a flourishing aquatic life in a single stretch of the river, considered one of the most polluted in the world.


The Bihar government has told the National Green Tribunal that it would appoint a permanent head of the state pollution control board (SPCB) in two months, but has assigned its Environment Principal Secretary on an interim basis as its chairman.


Two Maoists were arrested today with explosives from a village in Charkapatthar in Bihar's Jamui district, a police officer said.


Actor and Bengal minister Bratya Basu today said that he was not sure if censorship of films could be effective in the era of internet.


Dreaded Maoist leader Kundan Pahan, facing 128 cases including that of murder of senior police officers and carrying a reward of Rs 15 lakh on his head, today surrendered before police here.


Nine policemen including a SHO were injured, four of them seriously, when a police patrolling jeep fell into a roadside ditch at Harihar village in Bihar's Madhubani district, police said today.


Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has welcomed the Centre s decision to regulate the prices of coronary stents and extended his government s support to the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.


Two persons, including a girl, were killed and three injured when a car in which they were travelling rammed into a truck from behind near here today, police said.


India's longest river bridge, capable of withstanding the weight of a 60-tonne battle tank, will be inaugurated in Assam close to the border with China on May 26 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Assamese lyricist-music composer Nilakshi Sarma Bhattacharya wanted her first short story collection to be a mirror of the problems the society is facing and she aptly named it "Pratichchabi" or reflection.


Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today advocated spiritual orientation for youths so that they are guided to lead a disciplined life.