Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

The Congress today questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament and alleged the "anti- woman mindset of the RSS" was standing in his way.

NEW DELHI

The CBI has registered a case against unidentified persons for allegedly using Prime Minister's name to con people through a purported loan scheme.

NEW DELHI

JNU Chancellor V K Saraswat today urged school students to adopt a cycle of learning and unlearning to keep pace with the changes that technology was bringing about in fields such as education, science and industry.

Bengaluru

Abdul Karim Telgi, the kingpin of the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam that shook the country over a decade ago, died of multi-organ failure at a state-run hospital here yesterday. He was 56 and was battling for life for about a week.

Chennai

Vivid colours and splendid performances sprinkled with entrancing music and choreography captivated 1,800 students from over 20 schools in the city, leaving them spellbound with the musical pantomime of 'The Tempest' by William Shakespeare.

Indore

Geeta, the speech-impaired Indian girl who returned 14 years after accidentally landing in Pakistan, today reportedly didn't recognise a couple from Jharkhand who had claimed that she was their daughter.

Hyderabad

Telangana's first human milk bank in the public sector was inaugurated today at the state-run Niloufer Hospital here. Dhaatri Mother's Milk Bank will cater the milk to neonates who are unable to get mother's milk.

Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir government today constituted a Special Task Force (STF) to combat dengue and swine flu in the Valley.

NEW DELHI

Rahul Gandhi is capable of leading the Congress, the United Progressive Alliance and the country, the party said today. Congress's senior spokesperson Ajay Maken also said that the decision over Gandhi's elevation to the post of party president will be taken on time.

NEW DELHI

The possibility of providing mid-day meals even during school holidays should be explored, a top HRD ministry official said today in reference to the recent death of a Jharkhand girl allegedly due to starvation.

Report by: 
Dr. Arun Mitra

Whether or not the death of an 11-year child because of hunger in Simdega district in Jharkhand has shaken the conscience of those at the helm of affairs is anybody's guess, but it has definitely reconfirmed the gravity of the situation of hunger in the country.

Summoned afresh in Nov
Report by: 
Agencies

Rabri Devi, the wife of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate for a fifth time in connection with a money laundering probe in the railway hotels allotment case, official sources said.

Kolkata

To cater to the rush of passengers during Jagadhatri Puja at Chandannagar , Eastern Railway will run four pairs of EMU Special trains  ( three pairs between Howrah & Bandel and one pair between Howrah & Barddhaman) in the nights of 27/28 (Saptami/Astami), 28/2

Kolkata

A programme was organized by  Eastern Railway’s Asansol Division at Asansol station  as a part of celebration of ‘Paryatan Parv’ , towards promotion of tourism in the festive season .

Kolkata

ISKCON Mayapur is geared up to celebrate Gopashtami on Saturday when over 6,000 devotees of different nationalities are expected to participate in the festivities.

Patna

Fourteen people drowned while offering prayers to the rising Sun on the concluding day of the Chhath festival in Bihar today, officials said.

NAWADA (BIHAR)

A 19-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her in-laws over dowry at Vaniya Bigaha village under Govindpur police station of Bihar's Nawada district late last night, police said.

Itanagar

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) has criticized the move of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) for including four Chakma candidates for APPSC (Prelims) examination scheduled for November 26.

Guwahati

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today requested his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik to preserve Assamese litterateur Lakshminath Bezbaroa's heritage residence at Sambalpur.

Sambhal

Controversial spiritual leader Radhe Maa lost her cool and broke down before the media here, alleging that she was being harassed unnecessarily.

Chennai

Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs 10 crore towards setting up of a Tamil Chair at the Harvard University in the US, chief minister K Palaniswami said today.

Chandigarh

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today ordered a special recruitment drive to be conducted across the state to clear the backlog of vacancies for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the public sector.

Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir government is trying to save every penny as it has banned official meetings and conferences at private hotels and directed such events to be held at government buildings and premises.

Hyderabad

Alleging that the TRS government in Telangana has let farmers down, main Opposition Congress today held protests both within and outside the Legislative Assembly on the opening day of the session.

Bengaluru

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today rejected BJP's demand for resignation of minister K J George after the CBI booked him over the death of a police official, saying the case was "totally politically motivated".

Amravati

The YSR Congress today sought the President's intervention to get 21 of its legislators, who defected to the ruling Telugu Desam in Andhra Pradesh, disqualified immediately.

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has promulgated an Ordinance making persons calling for strikes or demonstrations, which lead to damage of public property, liable for fines and imprisonment up to five years, an official spokesperson said today.

Srinagar

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir today due to a strike called by separatists to protest against the landing of the Army in the Valley on this day in 1947 to repulse the invasion by Pakistan.

Bengaluru

The Karnataka cabinet has cleared the State Policy for Transgenders, 2017 with an aim of bringing the community into the mainstream and safeguarding them from exploitation.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh will have civic polls in three phases from November 22, making it the first electoral test for the ruling BJP which stormed to power in the Assembly elections with a massive mandate earlier this year.

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