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6,000 kg of formalin-laced fish seized

The Kerala State Food Safety Department on Friday seized 6,000 kg of fish contaminated with the carcinogenic chemical formalin from Vatakara in Kozh...

New ration cards to be delivered in two months

According to food and civil supplies minister P Thilothaman, new ration cards will be ready for distribution within two months. As per records around...

Newborn brings out mother from comatose state in Kerala

A newborn baby seems to be bringing his 28-year old mother out of comatose state into which she had slipped in the third month of pregnancy as she is...

Chargesheet against P.C George for beating up canteen boy

Controversial Kerala legislator P.C George has been chargesheeted for allegedly manhandling a staff of the MLAs hostel in Thiruvananthapuram canteen&...

Over 80 inmates of Byculla jail admitted to JJ Hospital

Around 81 inmates of Byculla Jail have been admitted to JJ Hospital on Friday. The prisoners had complained of vomiting and abdominal pain after whic...

Met department warns Driving to Uttarakhand hills

The India Meteorological Department in Dehradun has predicted heavy rainfall across the state on Saturday night while the next two days could see the...

Veteran Congress leader Ramchandra Singh Deo dead

Veteran Congress leader and first Finance Minister of Chhattisgarh Ramchandra Singh Deo died after prolonged illness at a private hospital in Raipur ...

Sidhu unveils plan to develop Virasat-e-Khalsa

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu finalized a blue print to further develop prestigious Virasat-e-Khalsa, a museum of the Sikhs, at Anandpur Sahib. ...

Cruise tourism from Singapore draws Indians the most

Indians form the largest number of visitors for cruise tourism from Singapore, which is the homeport of many international cruise lines, a Singapore ...

India pushing ahead on Sustainable Devolvement Goals: Syed Akbaruddin

India is "pushing ahead" on its national efforts to meet Sustainable Devolvement Goals by undertaking one of the highest rates of renewable energy ex...

Trump says looking forward to 'second meeting' with Putin

U.S President Donald Trump said he was looking forward to a "second meeting" with Russia's Vladimir Putin after what he called the "great success" of...

U.K likely to go for 'soft' Brexit: David Cameron

Former British prime minister David Cameron said the U.K would likely go for a 'soft' Brexit by staying close to the European Union and having proper...

Won't join NDA for 2019 elections: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu said his party will not join the NDA even if the BJP approaches it for the 2019 ...

Sanitary pads exempted from GST

    Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads were exempted from GST as the GST Council reduced tax rates on an array of daily use applia...

TMC will win all 42 LS seats from WB: Mamata

Claiming that the TMC would win all the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in the next general elections, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally sa...

Man lynched by angry mob on suspicion of cow smuggling

  A 28-year-old man was beaten to death at Alwar in Rajasthan on Friday night by villagers on suspicion of cow smuggling. The police have identif...

Thought I was watching a Bollywood film, says TDP MP on PM' s speech

Telugu Desam Party leader Kesineni Srinivas took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in the Lok Sabha ahead of the Trust Vote on No...

Nirmala Sitharaman refutes Rahul Gandhi's charge on Rafale

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman termed as "absolutely wrong" Congress President Rahul Gandhi's claim that there was no confidentiality clause in ...

Anti-Sikh riots was 'biggest lynching' incident: Rajnath Singh

Countering the opposition attack on the BJP-led government over instances of mob lynching, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the 1984 anti-Sikh riot w...

Modi govt defeats no-trust motion comfortably

The NDA government sailed through the no-confidence motion against it in the Lok Sabha, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbing it a result of the ...

Rahul seals no-confidence speech with hug, catches PM by surprise

After a fiery speech, in which he attacked the Modi government’s 'failures' over the last four years, Congress president Rahul Gandhi gave the ...

Seventh suspect arrested in Gauri Lankesh killing: SIT

The Special Investigation Team probing the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested the seventh suspect in the case, according a senior polic...

Death toll in rains in Kerala touches 39

The toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala has climbed to 39, with 11 more deaths being reported from various parts of the state during the last 24...

CBI files chargesheet against Chidambaram, son in Aircel-Maxis case

The CBI filed a supplementary chargesheet against former finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti, naming them accused in the Aircel Maxis d...

LDF govt clears Sree Narayana Guru statue

A statue of 20th century social reformer Sree Narayana Guru will be the latest addition to the list of sculptures of famous personalities dotting the...

Rain claims 28 lives in last 10 days in Kerala

The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala has climbed to 28 in the last 10 days, with a case of drowning being reported from Kannur district...

Changes will make RTI Act useless: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP government over proposed changes to the Right to Information Act, saying they will render the law us...

Women have constitutional right to enter Sabarimala temple: SC

The Supreme Court said women have the constitutional right to enter Sabarimala temple in Kerala and pray like men without being discriminated against...

1,10,333 cases of rape in India in 2014-16

As many as 1,10,333 cases of rape were registered in the country between 2014-16, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said. Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that 3...

LS to hold debate on no-confidence motion on July 20

The Lok Sabha would take up debate on opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government brought by the TDP and oppositio...

Abhimanyu murder: Prime accused nabbed

The prime accused in the killing of an SFI leader in Kerala has been nabbed, a senior police official said. Ernakulam Range IG Vijay Sakhare said Cam...

Court's duty to strike down law if it violates fundamental right: SC

Raising hopes for those seeking decriminalisation of consensual gay sex, the Supreme Court asserted that courts cannot wait for a "majoritarian gover...

11-yr-old girl gang-raped for months in Chennai

An 11-year-old girl with a hearing disorder was allegedly gang-raped by at least 22 men in Chennai for over 7 months. Police arrested 18 men includin...

SC refuses to stay new rules on health warning for tobacco products

The Supreme Court refused to stay the operation of new amended rules of the Union Health Ministry directing the manufacturers to have graphic warning...

Mamata govt runs 'syndicate raj', says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a no-holds-barred attack against the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal, charging it with 'throttling de...

From April 2019, national database for gun licence holders

Come April 2019, names of all arms licence holders - new or old - will be included in a national database and they will be issued a unique identifica...

4 dead as heavy rain pounds Kerala

Four people have been killed in Kerala after the second spell of rain pounded the state. Eleven people have been killed since July 9, according to th...

Air Hostess jumps off terrace, family alleges dowry harassment

A female flight attendant allegedly committed suicide after jumping from the terrace of her residence in south Delhi's Hauz Khas. Anisiya Batra was i...

Rajinikanth backs 'one nation, one poll' concept

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth supported the Centre's idea of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies, saying it would save tim...

Sexual abuse case: Nuns, priests, laity write to Vatican

A section of nuns, priests and laity of the Roman Catholic Church has written to the Vatican over the alleged rape of a nun in Kerala by a bishop, ur...

Death toll leaps to 132 in bombing in Pakistan

The deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on Friday just before the arrest of...

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