MAHA SHIVARATRI 2020: A NIGHT OF WAKEFULNESS WITH LORD SHIVA – THE SIGNIFICANCE AND EFFECTS

BENGALURU: Maha Shivaratri of 2020 will be celebrated across the state with great religious fervor and passion. Devotees will be observing a meaningful and spiritual night of wakefulness on this…

President Ramnath Kovind to visit Bengaluru on Feb 21

Bengaluru: President Ramnath Kovind would arrive in the city on Friday on a two-day official visit. According to an official release, the President would reach here on Friday evening, proceed…

What surgical strike, tell people about it: Nath to Modi

Chhindwara (MP): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell people something about the surgical strike, and sought to know why he does…

MP: Boat overturns at IPS meet; occupants safe

Bhopal: A boat overturned during a water sports activity at a Indian Police Services (IPS) officers’ meet at Boat Club in the Upper Lake area of Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal city…

Man travelling in SUV shot dead in Delhi

New Delhi: A man travelling in an SUV was shot dead by unidentified men who came in another car in Delhi’s Rohini area on Wednesday night, police said. The victim…

19 killed in bus-container lorry collision in Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore: Nineteen people, including six women, were killed when a Kerala state government bus collided head-on with a container lorry near Tamil Nadu’s Avanashi town in Tirupur district, 40 kms…

Poet, journo held over recital of anti-CAA poem at govt

Bengaluru: A poet and a journalist have been arrested in connection with recital of a poem against CAA and NRC at a government sponsored function in Koppal district of Karnataka…

BJP leader demands apology over Cong MLA’s remark on Sitharaman

Ahmedabad: A BJP leader in Gujarat demanded an apology from a Congress MLA on Wednesday for wrongly suggesting that Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had linked the coronavirus epidemic with…

BJP chief Nadda to meet ex-Punjab CM Badal tomorrow

Chandigarh: BJP national president J P Nadda on Thursday will meet Akali patriarch Parkash Singh Badal at his residence in Punjab’s Muktsar, days after the former chief minister said the…

I&B minister Javadekar releases India 2020 yearbook

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday released the India 2020 yearbook that highlights the flagship programmes of the government and important events of the year. “The…

CAA: Thousands of Muslims take to streets in TN

Chennai: A large number of anti-CAA protesters, majority of them Muslims, held a massive protest against the amended Citizenship Act at Chepauk here, even as agitations were held across Tamil…

Mamata blames Centre for Tapas Paul’s death

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that “pressure” created by central agencies and “vendetta politics” led to the death of Trinamool Congress leader and actor Tapas…

Cracks appear in Maharashtra Aghadi Gov’t of Shiv Sena, NCP & Congress over Elgar Parishad & NPR issues

MUMBAI: Differences within the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra widened on Tuesday as Sharad Pawar once again pushed for an SIT to probe “misuse of police force” in the…

Kejriwal to meet Home Minister Amit Shah today

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, sources said, in the first meeting between the two leaders after the assembly poll…

3 militants killed in Pulwama

Srinagar: At least three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said on Wednesday. Security forces launched a cordon…

Maha CM visits Shivneri Fort on Shivaji”s birth anniversary

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the Shivneri Fort in Pune district on Wednesday to pay homage to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birth anniversary. The Maratha warrior king…

Puducherry: Kiran Bedi criticises CM on medical admissions probe

Puducherry: A day after Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said the CBI has cleared the names of six government officials in the 2017 postgraduate medical admission scam, Lt Governor Kiran…

11 Indian universities in top 100 for emerging economies

London: Indian universities had a good performance year within the emerging economies of the world as a record 11 made it to the top 100 Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging…

People of Delhi taught a lesson to BJP which it will remember for long time: Gehlot

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said the people of Delhi have taught a lesson to the BJP which the party will remember for a long time. He…

Goa CM welcomes renaming of IDSA after late Parrikar

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday welcomed the Centre’s decision to rename the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), a government think tank, after late defence minister…