Date wise Archive

Mumbai

The Shiv Sena, ruling partner of the BJP at the Centre and in Maharashtra, today said it may take an "independent" stand in the presidential election.

NEW DELHI

The laid down procedure of allowing a maximum of three adjournments per case is not followed in over 50 per cent of the matters being heard by courts, leading to rising pendency of cases, a government panel has said.

NEW DELHI

Finance minister Arun Jaitley today sought support from members of Parliament and state legislatures to create mass awareness about the Goods and Services Tax that is scheduled to be rolled out from July 1.

JAIPUR

A Lt Col of the Indian Army has been arrested by Rajasthan's anti-terrorist squad for allegedly extorting money from candidates of Army recruitment rallies to issue fitness certificates.

Mumbai

The CBI has been used in the NDTV case in what appears to be a private dispute, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has alleged. He also said that what was happening today was like an "undeclared emergency".

NEW DELHI

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today accused the Congress of instigating and politicising farmers' stir in Madhya Pradesh and termed Rahul Gandhi's planned visit to the violence-hit Mandsaur as "another photo opportunity.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Nitish Kumar, who stayed away from Congress president Sonia Gandhi's May 26 luncheon for Opposition leaders, was unconvincing in his clarification after his lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hosted in honour of visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, that no political meaning should be read into a meeting between a chief minister and the Prime Minister.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

The demonetisation might have boosted the credibility and stature of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his NDA government in the eyes of the common Indian, particularly the urban middle class but it has miserably failed do enhance the economic standing of the country in the global arena.

It is heartening to find that for once the Government of India was not cowed down by the ravings of a US President but stood its ground.

Moscow

Russian officials today angrily rejected allegations that Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake news story that led to a split between Qatar and the other Arab nations.

Washington

US President Donald Trump today condemned the terror attack in Iran which killed 13 people and injured several others and said the country is "falling victim" to the "evil" it promotes.

Washington

US President Donald Trump feels "completely and totally vindicated" by the testimony of fired FBI director James Comey who alleged that he was asked by him to drop the probe against former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, according to his private lawyer.

London

Millions of people across Britain voted today in one of the most contested general elections between Prime Minister Theresa May and Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn being held under tight security after two deadly terror attacks by Islamists killed 30 people.

London

A Sikh children's group was denied entry into a UK theme park after an elder accompanying them refused to remove the kirpan, an article of faith for the Sikhs, prompting accusations of religious discrimination.

Tehran

Iran said today that the five Iranians who killed 17 people in twin attacks in Tehran were Islamic State group members who had been to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

Dubai

India has asked its nationals in Qatar to stay alert and modify their travel plans after several Gulf nations cut off diplomatic ties with Doha accusing it of supporting terrorism.

Islamabad

Pakistan Army today said it has dismantled Islamic State's infrastructure in the troubled Balochistan province and killed 12 hardcore terrorists, including two suicide bombers, in an operation last week.

San Hlan (Myanmar)

Hundreds of people gathered solemnly on a beach in southern Myanmar today awaiting news of their loved ones as rescuers worked to pull bodies from the Andaman Sea after a military plane crashed with more than 120 people on board.

Lucknow

The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was today arrested from Himachal Pradesh. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar told PTI over phone.

JAIPUR

Rajasthan BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari today gave a 10-day ultimatum to Vasundhara Raje to either declare her current bungalow as the chief minister's house or move into the government alloted residence, failing which he would hold a 'satyagraha'.

Bengaluru

Demanding discussion on the death of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari, Opposition BJP today accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of not showing the "courtesy" to meet the officer's family, who have raised suspicion about his death under mysterious circumstances.

NEW DELHI

The gangrape of a 23-year-old woman -- whose child was flung to a pavement and killed -- highlights India's continuing tragedy.

Kasaragod (Ker)

Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the ruling CPI(M), today tried to disrupt a function here in which Union minister Prakash Javadekar participated.

Coimbatore

Sukesh Chandrashekhar, arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly taking money from AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran to bribe Election Commission officials in the poll symbol case, was today produced before a court here in connection with a cheating case.

JAIPUR

Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been using its agents to run a shrine in Rajasthan and divert the money collected as offerings there to fund terror activities, the state police has said.Raghvendra Suhasa, DIG, Security, said today that a sma

Hyderabad

Senior TRS leader A P Jithender Reddy today praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-year "clean and scandal-free" governance, but said the Centre lacks "proper flagship programmes".

Lucknow

The Yogi Adityanath government is all set to make registration of marriages, irrespective of religion, compulsory in Uttar Pradesh. The bill is likely to be tabled before the state cabinet soon, UP's women welfare minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi  said today.

Kolkata

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has served a notice to private clinical establishments seeking their suggestions on the fixing of rates for treatment and other procedures.

Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has accused the BJP of making a concerted attempt to browbeat opposition political parties, saying the Mamata Banerjee-led party could not be intimidated in this manner.

Barpeta

Echoes of the farmer agitation in Madhya Pradesh were heard today in Assam where Youth Congress blocked NH 31 in Barpeta district and demonstrated against BJP government at the Centre and death of five farmers in MP.

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