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Sabarimala temple row: Opposition walks out of all-party meet

The all-party meeting called by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday turned out to be a damp squib with the Opposition staging a walkou...

Abhimanyu murder case: HC asks MG varsity to let accused write LLB exam

The High Court on Wednesday directed the Mahatma Gandhi University to permit Muhammed Rifa, the 26th accused in the murder of SFI leader Abhimanyu of...

KMB to feature 95 artist projects, 'infra projects'

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2018, beginning on December 12, will feature 95 artist projects and 'infra-projects', a model that was non-existent ...

Trupti Desai to visit Sabarimala temple on Nov 17, seeks security

Activist Trupti Desai is set to visit the revered Sabarimala temple in Kerala on November 17. Desai has written to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeking...

Former legislator quits TRS, joins BJP

With the Telangana Rashtra Samithi denying ticket to her to contest the December 7 assembly elections in the state, former Choppadandi MLA and party ...

Rural areas of Assam to be ODF by 2018-end: Official

The rural areas of Assam are all set to become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by December 31, 2018 with 98 per cent of the target being already achieved,...

Prannoy Roy to come out with book on Indian polls

Senior journalist Prannoy Roy will come out with a book early next year which seeks to demystify the general elections and answer critical questions ...

RERA: Delhi gets full-time real estate regulator

Delhi has finally got a full-time real estate regulator under RERA with Lt Governor Anil Baijal appointing retired IAS officer Vijay S. Madan to the ...

Pakistan certainly needs to do more in its fight against terrorism: U.S

Pakistan certainly needs to do more in its fight against terrorism and the Trump administration expects Islamabad to act against terror groups like t...

PM felicitates winners of first India-Singapore Hackathon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated the winners of the first India-Singapore Hackathon, a platform for the youth of the two countries to harness...

Top India, China officials hold defence, security dialogue

Top officials of India and China held the ninth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue in Beijing after a one-year gap due to the Doklam standoff, as b...

Indians ‘very good’ trade negotiators: Trump

US president Donald Trump called ties with India a “bulwark for freedom, prosperity, and peace”, spoke of his friendship with prime minis...

Sabarimala temple row: Opposition walks out of all-party meet

The all-party meeting called by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday turned out to be a damp squib with the Opposition staging a walkou...

National Herald case: Centre assures HC status quo till Nov 22

The Centre on Thursday gave an oral assurance to the Delhi High Court that it will maintain status quo till November 22 in the land lease matter of A...

SC declines to stay its verdict allowing women of all ages into Sabarimala temple

The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to stay its verdict which allowed entry of women of all age groups into Kerala's Sabarimala temple. A bench h...

WPI inflation rises to 5.28% in October

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to a four-month high of 5.28 per cent in October, mainly due to spike in petrol and diesel prices, even as f...

Rafale deal: SC reserves order on pleas seeking court-monitored probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on pleas seeking court-monitored probe in procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. A benc...

RBI, govt trying to reach common ground on some key issues

The government and Reserve Bank seem to be veering around to reach an agreeable solution particulary with respect of relaxation of the Prompt Correct...

Delhi HC extends interim relief to Rakesh Asthana till 28th Nov

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended the interim relief to CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana till 28th November. A day before the court dismi...

Rafale pricing can be discussed only if facts of deal come into public domain: SC

The Supreme Court  said a discussion on the pricing of Rafale fighter jets can only take place if the facts of the deal are allowed to come into...

IAF officers assist SC on Rafale deal case

Deputy Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal V R Chaudhari and two other officers from Indian Air Force appeared in the Supreme Court  to assist it on...

Trupti Desai to visit Sabarimala temple on Nov 17, seeks security

Activist Trupti Desai is set to visit the revered Sabarimala temple in Kerala on November 17. Desai has written to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeking...

AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa

  The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has unveiled a bronze statue of former Chief Minister and AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa at their party headquarte...

Rafale hearing: Aspects on pricing need not be discussed now, says CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The Supreme Court  said that aspects on pricing of Rafale fighter jets need not to be discussed now. After hearing the arguments of the petition...

SC commences hearing on pleas in Rafale case

  The Supreme Court  commenced its crucial hearing on pleas seeking court-monitored probe into procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from Fr...

PM Modi meets US Vice President Pence in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Vice President Mike Pence in Singapore on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit and the two leaders are expected ...

Kerala govt sanctions Rs 25.36 crore to buy hi-tech warning devices

  The Cabinet  sanctioned Rs 25.36 crore for the purchase of NavIC and satellite phones for fishermen. The NavIC will be provided to 15,000 ...

Indians ‘very good’ trade negotiators: Trump

US president Donald Trump called ties with India a “bulwark for freedom, prosperity, and peace”, spoke of his friendship with prime minis...

Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump  tapped John Abizaid, a top US general from the Iraq war who has studied the Middle East for years, as ambassador to Saud...

PM Modi pitches India as favourite investment destination at Fintech Festival

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday that financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians as he pitched India as a favourite ...

Stakes high on GSLV Mk-III launch today

  As the countdown begun for the launch of GSLV MkIII-D2 mission scheduled to lift-off from Sriharikota on Wednesday evening, stakes are raising ...

Cyclone Gaja takes U-Turn; Chennai to Get Heavy Rains

  Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' continue to spring surprises with the location of where it will make landfall continuing to change as it nears the coast....

Sabarimala: Review petitions to be heard in open court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay its verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple but agreed to hear in o...

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee passes away

  Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionized pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like 'Spider-Man' and 'The Hulk' who now dominat...

Neyyattinkara murder case: DySP Harikumar found dead

DySP Harikumar, the accused in the murder of Neyyattinkara native Sanal Kumar, was found dead in a house at Kallambalam in Thiruvananthapuram.He was ...

70% turnout in first phase of Chhattisgarh polls

Around 70 per cent voter turnout was registered in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls, the Election Commission (EC) said on Monday.In...

Rafale deal: Centre hands over document on decision process to petitioners

The Centre complied with a Supreme Court order and handed over to petitioners, who sought a court-monitored CBI probe into the procurement of 36 Rafa...

Sabarimala pilgrimage: Devotees wary of facilities

With hardly six days left for the commencement of Sabarimala pilgrimage, it is going to be an uphill task for authorities to put in place all ameniti...

CVC files preliminary probe report in sealed cover in SC

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday filed its preliminary probe report relating to CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma in a sealed cover in th...

Congress' politics begins and ends with one family: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the Congress, targeting its president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia, saying the party's "politics...

SC declines early hearing of pleas in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case

The Supreme Court declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan...