Date wise Archive


In three weeks since he took over, President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to six key legislations, including the one that extends the jurisdiction of trial in cases of maritime claims, arrests and detentions of ships to various courts.


More than 9.3 crore Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) have been linked with Aadhaar, a senior Income Tax (I-T) department officer said.


Ragini Dubey went to the police, as did Priyadarshini Mattoo. But their gruesome murders -- over 20 years apart -- indicate that when it comes to stalking, little has changed.


Education, cleanliness, environment, digitisation and girls' literacy are the themes regarding which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received most of the suggestions from the public for inclusion in his upcoming Independence Day address.


Senior JD-U leader Sharad Yadav is set to present his faction as the "real" party claiming that many of its state units are with him while the support for party president Nitish Kumar is confined to Bihar.


As the clock struck 12 on the night of August 14, the dinner menu at an iconic hotel in what was then Bombay doffed its cap to a newly independent nation.

Arun Srivastava

A running feud with the RSS ideologues and mandarins and his inability to evolve a blue print of economic policies that suited the temperament and political needs of his political patron Narendra Modi dearly cost the Vice Chairperson of the NITI Aayog Arvind Pangariya and forced him to resign and say good bye to his old saffron friends.

Arun Srivastava

Some senior lawmakers from Tory as well as Labour parties are seriously contemplating to initiate a move to undo the Brexit. Their move is based on the peoples’ perception that Brexit has failed to do good to Britain instead it has simply complicated the economic and employment scenario prevailing in the UK.

The judgment has come at last in the Hyderabad bomb explosion case in which a suspected terrorist blew himself up before a police task force in 2005. Ten persons were arrested in connection with the case, prosecuted and put on trial. After spending eleven long years in jail, nine of them have been acquitted by a local court. The tenth had been granted bail earlier on health grounds. They have been acquitted and unless the State prefers an appeal to a higher court, they will be released.


Kenya's defeated opposition coalition has vowed they would not halt their bid to overturn a "sham" election result, which sparked violent protests that have left 11 people dead.


A policeman and a conscript were killed while six others were injured after after a bomb went off early today in the restive North Sinai city of Al-Arish, medical and security sources said.


A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra today but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes.


Iran's parliament today approved more than half a billion dollars in funding for the country's missile programme and foreign operations of the elite Revolutionary Guards in response to US sanctions.


Hundreds of white supremacists clashed with counter demonstrators as a car rammed into the crowd and a police helicopter crashed, killing at least three people and injuring 19 others in the US state of Virginia.


The US is ready along with its allies to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures to stop the North Korean nuclear menace, President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron today.


Ten Nobel laureates from across the world have penned an open letter urging Saudi authorities to hold off on the execution of 14 Shiites convicted of protest- linked crimes.


A powerful blast targeting a military truck today killed at least 15 people, including eight soldiers, and injured over two dozen others in Pakistan's southwestern restive province of Balochistan.


India has taken up with China a complaint filed by an Indian passenger alleging misbehaviour with Indians at the Shanghai Pudong international airport by the staff of a Chinese airline, sources said today.


Pakistan's sacked premier Nawaz Sharif said today he will strive hard to replace the country's old and "flawed" system with a new law which will put an end to the unceremonious ouster of the prime ministers.


Three Indians have been arrested for illegally staying in Sri Lanka, a media report has said.


At least 40 people were killed and 12 others missing in floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in several districts across Nepal, officials said today.


Several senior Islamic State group members in Afghanistan -- including a provincial leader -- have been killed in a United States air strike, an official said Sunday.


Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and the mastermind of Mumbai terrorist attack Hafiz Saeed's new political outfit Milli Muslim League (MML) has fielded its candidate for the upcoming by-election of NA-120 in Pakistan.


A high-level Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Wang Yang will visit Pakistan to take part in the country's Independence Day celebrations, officials said on Saturday.


Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organizations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said.


The decision to record Independence Day celebrations in madrassas (Islamic Schools) of Uttar Pradesh for the first time has evoked a mixed response from Muslim clerics.


The RSS-BJP in Kerala are against the imposition of President's rule in the state in the wake of violent clashes between the RSS and CPI(M) activists there, a senior RSS leader has said.


A 16-year-old girl was killed and her parents are missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rains buried their house in Uttarakhand's Madrama village, an official said today.

Sitapur (UP)

Four children died and two others were critically injured when a wall they were playing close to, collapsed, the police said today. The incident took place yesterday evening in village Rasoolpur in the Sadarpur area in this district, they said.


On the second day of his three- day visit to Karnataka ahead of the 2018 assembly polls, BJP President Amit Shah today visited Adichunchanagiri Mutt, which is highly regarded by the dominant Vokkaliga community in the state.