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…

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…

Akhilesh dares BJP to take back his security cover

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said he does not need any security cover and dared the BJP to take it back. He said this when asked about…

UP govt allots Rs 2,000 cr for Jewar airport in budget

Noida (UP): The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday allotted a fund of Rs 2,000 crore for the Jewar Airport in Gautam Buddh Nagar. The announcement was made during the budget…

C’garh: CRPF commando injured in naxal encounter dies

Raipur: A CRPF commando, who was injured in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district last week, died at a private hospital in Raipur on Tuesday, police said. Head…

Infrastructure push for Ayodhya in UP budget

Lucknow: With an aim to develop Ayodhya as a tourist attraction, the Uttar Pradesh government in its budget for 2020-21 has made a special provision of Rs 500 crore for…

Not contemplating a liquor ban in state: Rajasthan govt

Jaipur: Rajasthan’s Parliamentary Affairs minister Shanti Dhariwal on Tuesday said the government is not contemplating a liquor ban in the state. Replying to a query by Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MLA…