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Sunday, May 27, 2018

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Murderous BJP stabbing anyone coming in its way: Sena

Days after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis accused the Shiv Sena of betrayal, the latter dubbed the BJP as a "mad murderer" that is "sta...

Ramesh Kumar elected as Karnataka Assembly Speaker

Congress' K.R Ramesh Kumar was unanimously elected the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly, after BJP candidate S. Suresh Kumar pulled out of the race,...

Mother bitten by snake breastfeeds girl, both die

A two-and-a-half-year-old girl died after she was breastfed by her mother who was bitten by a poisonous snake in a village in Muzaffarnagar district ...

PNB fraud: ED files chargesheet against Nirav Modi, associates

The ED filed its first chargesheet in the over USD 2 billion PNB fraud case involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his associates, officials said. They...

Virat tags PM in online 'fitness challenge', he accepts

Indian captain Virat Kohli has challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an online fitness dare, which the PM accepted and promised to post a video ...

H.D Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM

Janata Dal (Secular) leader H.D Kumaraswamy took oath as Karnataka chief minister on Wednesday, a week after the state election threw up a hun...

Mamata supports Delhi archbishop on 'prayer campaign' letter

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee came out in support of the Delhi archbishop, who has stated in a letter that a "turbulent political atmosp...

Nine killed in police action against protesters in TN: CM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said nine people were killed in "police action" against anti-Sterlite protesters in Tuticorin, and announced...

Man kills parents to marry Facebook friend

A 26-year-old man allegedly killed his parents, after they denied him permission to marry a woman who he befriended on Facebook, in southeast Delhi's...

No discrimination against anyone on basis of religion: Minister

India does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of religion or sect, and such things are not allowed in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Si...

As fuel prices hit record high, govt mulls tax cut

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan raised hopes of the government cutting excise duty to soften the impact of oil prices as petrol and diesel prices hit...

M'shtra woman cop gets govt nod for sex-change surgery

A 29-year-old woman police constable from Maharashtra's Beed district has got the go-ahead from authorities to undergo a sex-change surgery."We recei...

Karnataka mandate was against Cong: Amit Shah

Asserting that the mandate in Karnataka Assembly polls was against the Congress, BJP president Amit Shah said the party has found a new way of portra...

Plea in SC seeking review of Loya death case verdict

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict rejecting the demand for an independent probe into the death of special ...

Solution to combat surging fuel prices soon: Minister

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the increase in fuel prices was due to reduced production of oil in Organisation of Petroleum Export...

Kumaraswamy dismisses reports of JD(S) working out power sharing formula

JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, who is all set to take over as Karnataka Chief Minister, dismissed reports about his party working out a power sharing f...

Yeddurappa steps down without facing trust vote

The 3-day old BS Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka collapsed on Saturday, with the chief minister announcing his decision to resign without facing ...

Petrol, diesel prices continue to surge

The surging trend in fuel price, which started soon after the Karnataka polls, continued on Friday. The prices of petrol and diesel have been increas...

SC approves draft Cauvery Management Scheme

The Supreme Court approved the Centre's draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states. A bench...

Hundred per cent confident of proving majority: Yeddyurappa

Welcoming the Supreme Court order for a floor test, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa asserted he was '100 per cent' confident that he would pr...

SC orders floor test in Karnataka Assembly on Saturday

In a setback to BJP, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered to conduct the floor test in Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm on Saturday. The bench comprising Ju...

Cyclone 'Sagar': IMD issues advisory to 5 states

The India Meteorological Department issued an advisory to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and the Lakshadweep archipelago over cyclon...

Justice Chelameswar gets compliments from top lawyers

Justice J. Chelameswar received glowing compliments from top lawyers for his judicial approach, with former law minister Shanti Bhushan even equating...

Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

A Rs 4 per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices is in the offing if state-owned fuel retailers are to return to pre-Karnataka poll hiatus margi...

Constitution under 'severe attack' in country: Rahul

Against the backdrop of the political developments in Karnataka, Congress president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the BJP-led government at the Centre, ...

Oommen Chandy appointed as AICC General Secretary

Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed former Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy as AICC General Secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immed...

Cyclone 'Mekunu' hits southern Oman

Cyclone 'Mekunu' has hit southern Oman with high winds and rain, killing a 12-year-old girl and leaving three other people injured, officials say. Th...