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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...

Heavy rainfall forecast in Kerala till Monday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall ranging from 12 to 21 cm a day over Kerala for three d...

Kummanam Rajasekharan appointed as Mizoram Governor

Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan were appointed as Governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectively. According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, P...

'Nipah': UAE asks travellers to avoid unnecessary trips to Kerala

The UAE asked travellers to postpone unnecessary trips to Kerala till the Nipah virus outbreak in the south Indian state becomes under control.In a m...

PM rips into Congress for spreading 'lies and rumours' on Dalit, farmer issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on Opposition Congress for spreading "lies and rumours" on issues ranging from dilution of an...

Woman gang-raped in front of her boyfriend in Goa

A woman was allegedly raped by three men in front of her boyfriend on a beach in South Goa district, police said on Friday. The incident happened at ...

Kumaraswamy wins confidence vote amid BJP walkout

The three-day old Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka won the vote of confidence in the Legislative Assembly on Friday amid a walkout by the BJP MLAs...

India-Bangladesh border to be sealed by Dec: Assam CM

The India-Bangladesh border in Assam will be sealed by December employing technical solutions on the river part of the frontier and smart fencing on ...

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...

Summit with Kim Jong-un could still go ahead on June 12: Trump

U.S President Donald Trump said that his administration is now talking with the North Koreans and hinted that the summit with Kim Jong-un could still...

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

Former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been charged in New York with rape and several counts of sexual abuse stemming from two separate accusers...

Michelle Obama's memoir to hit stores on Nov 13

Former U.S First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir "Becoming" will be published globally on November 13 and its cover was revealed on Instagram. Michelle ...

Tripura CM announces Rs 5 lakh solatium to Sreejith's family

Sending a tough message to CPI(M) in Kerala that BJP is very active in strengthening its base in Kerala, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb anno...

PM says 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyan' a hit

Ahead of his government's fourth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the achievements of a programme to deliver services at the doo...

Govt to set up 4,072 mobile towers in Naxal-hit states

As many as 4,072 mobile towers will be set up by the government in 10 Naxal-affected states to improve telecom network in such places. A meeting of t...

Only a post-poll alliance will form govt: Yechury

Political leaders are free to form any kind of front before the 2019 elections, but only a post-poll alliance would form government after the Lok Sab...

Subedar cremated with full military honours in Nagaur

The mortal remains of Army subedar, who died of injuries sustained in a fire incident in Kashmir, were consigned to flames with full military honours...

SC grants relief from arrest to BJP leader S Ve Shekher

The Supreme Court granted interim protection from arrest till June 1 to actor-turned-BJP leader S Ve Shekher, against whom a case was lodged for shar...

Govt keeps selling price of PDS grains unchanged for 1 more yr: Minister

The government has decided not to hike prices of foodgrains sold via public distribution system (PDS) for one more year, Food Minister Ram Vilas Pasw...

Congress stakes claim to form govt in Manipur

A Congress delegation in Manipur staked claim to form government in the state, Kh Jaikishan Singh, the spokesperson of the party's state unit, said. ...

Minister promises help to 11 PSBs under RBI watch list

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal promised all possible help to strengthen the 11 public sector banks placed under the 'Prompt Corrective Action' framewo...

SC Collegium again defers decision on Justice Joseph's elevation

The Supreme Court Collegium again deferred its decision on the issue of recommending Uttarakhand Chief Justice K.M Joseph for elevation to the top co...

CBI files chargesheet against Choksi, his company in PNB scam

The CBI filed its supplementary chargesheet against billionaire jeweller Mehul Choksi, his companies under Gitanjali Group in connection with over US...

S.S Ahluwalia takes charge as MoS for Eectronics and IT

Minister of State (MoS) for Electronics and IT S.S Ahluwalia said it is important that workplaces enable digital and paperless systems to help provid...

'Amarnath yatra': Nearly 1.70 lakh pilgrims registered so far

Nearly 1.70 lakh people have so far registered for the pilgrimage to cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, set to begin for 60-day long...

Kerala man who threw acid on nurse arrested

A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police off...

SC holds Sidhu guilty in road rage case, spares him jail term

The Supreme Court convicted Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for voluntarily causing hurt to a 65-year-old man but spared him a jail term i...

Girls outshine boys in ICSE Class 10, ISC Class 12 results

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) declared the ICSE/ISC results on Monday. The overall pass percentage for Class 10 stand...

Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underwent a successful kidney transplant on Monday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), an off...

All villages in India electrified: PM

More than seven decades after independence, India has achieved electrification of all its villages after electricity reached Leisang village in Manip...

'Modi wave' sweeping Karnataka, says Yeddyurappa

Riding a 'Modi wave', the BJP will form the next government in Karnataka with absolute majority, its chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa said...

73 hospitalised after taking 'prasadam' in temple in TN

Cuddalore: As many as 73 people including six children and 14 women took ill after consuming 'prasadam' at a temple in the district today, police sai...

India Pak to carry out military drills as part of multi-nation exercise

In a first, arch rivals India and Pakistan will be part of a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia in September, which will also be joined b...

Modi govt committed towards welfare of farmers: Shrikant Sharma

Mathura :The Narendra Modi government has expressed its commitment during the last four years for increasing the income of farmers through its variou...

Gandhi, Mandela inspirations for generations to come: Prabhu

Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela became legends in their lifetimes and will be inspiration for generations to come, Commerce and Industry Minister S...

Imran Khan's third marriage in trouble: Reports

Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan's third wife Bushra Manek has reportedly returned back to her maternal home following a domestic dispu...

58 MPs, MLAs have declared hate speech cases: ADR

A total of 58 current MPs and MLAs have declared cases related to hate speech, with BJP having the maximum number of such politicians, a report said....