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'Tippler' found hanging in police station

A 27-year old man, taken into police custody near Kottayam based on a complaint from his family, was found hanging in the police station on Tuesday m...

Sand to be given free to TDB to construct facilties for Ayyappa devotees

The Kerala cabinet decided to provide free of cost about 20,000 cubic metre sand which had accumulated on the banks of Pamba river during the August ...

Kerala govt okays draft plan to rebuild flood-hit state

Kerala cabinet on Tuesday approved the draft plan for the 'Rebuild Kerala Development Programme' to reconstruct the state ravaged by 2018 floods. "Th...

Tight security arrangements for counting day in Kerala

Over 22,000 police personnel will be deployed in the state on May 23, the day results for the Lok Sabha elections will be declared, police said on Tu...

All arrangements in place for counting in UP: CEO

With opposition parties expressing doubts over the security of EVMs, the Election Commission officials said all arrangements have been made for smoot...

SC grants protection from arrest till May 28 to BJP candidate from Barrackpore LS seat

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Ben...

No transit accommodation in hotels for newly-elected MPs

Lok Sabha Secretary General Snehlata Shrivastava on Wednesday said the newly-elected members of the Lower House of Parliament will no longer be lodge...

LS polls: TRS upbeat on 16 seats, BJP hopes to pull off

A day ahead of counting of votes for the Parliamentary elections, the ruling TRS in Telangana is upbeat about winning 16 of the total 17 Lok Sabha se...

Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

An Indian-American judge has rejected President Donald Trump's attempt to block House Democrats from getting his financial records, dealing an early ...

Australia govt says it won't break election tax pledge

Australia's newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won't be broken as the government hopes...

Bangladesh halts visas for Pakistani nationals amid diplomatic impasse

Bangladesh high commission in Islamabad has stopped issuing visas to Pakistani nationals for one week over a fresh diplomatic row, a Bangladeshi offi...

U.S delays Huawei ban for 90 days

U.S officials have delayed a ban on American technology exports to Chinese tech giant Huawei until mid-August, saying the time was needed to allow fo...

Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suits against Congress, National Herald

Anil Ambani's Reliance Group has decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil defamation suits filed in an Ahmedabad court against Congress leaders a...

Kerala govt okays draft plan to rebuild flood-hit state

Kerala cabinet on Tuesday approved the draft plan for the 'Rebuild Kerala Development Programme' to reconstruct the state ravaged by 2018 floods. "Th...

Will take legal shelter against being 'blackmailed': Dutee

India's fastest woman Dutee Chand said she will take legal shelter against people blackmailing and criticising her over revelation of being in a 'sam...

Bihar sees high female turnout in Lok Sabha polls

Nearly 60 per cent female voters came out to exercise their franchise in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections as against just about 55 per cent turnout f...

EVMs 'absolutely safe' in strongrooms: EC

The Election Commission on Tuesday asserted that EVMs used in the Lok Sabha polls are 'absolutely safe' in strongrooms, dismissing allegations that t...

Primary schools in Kerala set to go hi-tech by July

Primary schools in Kerala are all set to become hi-tech by July, thanks to a comprehensive IT initiative of the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology ...

Malegaon blast case: Pragya, 2 other accused exempted from court appearance

A special court in Mumbai has granted exemption to the 2008 Malegaon blast case accused Pragya Singh Thakur, Lt Col Prasad Purohit and Sudhakar Chatu...

Major fire erupts at shop in T'puram

A massive fire broke out at an umbrella showroom at the crowded Pazhavangady area in Thiruvanathapuram on Tuesday, fire and rescue services personnel...

Election results to be in consonance with exit polls outcome: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expressed hope that the results of 2019 general election would be in consonance with the outcome of multiple exit polls...

BJP wants Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh to prove majority

The BJP in Madhya Pradesh said the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in the state should prove majority in the Assembly.Leader of Opposition in Asse...

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

Re-polling in seven booths in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala on Sunday saw a voter turnout of 85 per cent. The seven booths in Kannur and Kas...

Exit polls project majority for BJP-led NDA

Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha polls with varying numbers as the seven-phase polling in the general elec...

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to 6 months

President Donald Trump announced a six-month delay in imposing steep tariffs on auto imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining ta...

Brexit talks collapse as U.K Opposition blames 'weak' Theresa May

A day after British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to set a June timeline for her exit from Downing Street, the Opposition Labour Party ended ...

PM asserts BJP will be back in power

In his first appearance at a press conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted in opening remarks that the BJP will come back to power with a f...

Former Minister Kadavoor Sivadasan passes away

Veteran trade unionist and senior Congress leader Kadavoor Sivadasan passed away at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram early on Friday morning,...

Pragya calls Godse 'patriot', apologises later & retracts statement

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur Thursday kicked up a row as she called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin...

PM says 'TMC goondas' broke Vidyasagar's statue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government was committed towards Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's vision and promised to install his grand statue at...

India joins global initiative to combat extremism online

India joined France, New Zealand, Canada and several other countries on Wednesday in launching a major initiative in Paris to combat terrorism and ex...

Madan B. Lokur appointed judge of Supreme Court of Fiji

Justice (retired) Madan B. Lokur has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji as a judge of its non-resident panel, according to sources. Justice ...

Morphed image of Mamata: SC says arrest of activist 'prima facie arbitrary'

      The Supreme Court on Wednesday termed as 'prima facie arbitrary' the arrest of BJP's youth wing leader for allegedly posting mor...

CBSE may decrease number of questions in Class 10 exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is mulling changes in the Class 10 examination pattern by decreasing the number of objective question...

Clashes at Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata

Clashes broke out between BJP supporters and student activists and those of the Left and Trinamool Congress Chatra Parishad (TMCP) during Amit Shah's...

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on June 4

Monsoon is likely to arrive in Kerala on June 4, marking the official commencement of the rainy season in the country, private weather forecaster Sky...

Every team to have dedicated anti-corruption officer during ODI WC: Report

In a first, all the 10 participating teams of the upcoming ODI World Cup will have a dedicated anti-corruption officer attached with it to deliver a ...

Retail inflation at 6-month high of 2.92% in Apr

Retail inflation inched up to a six-month high of 2.92 per cent in April due to a spike in food prices, including vegetables, meat, fish and eggs, ac...

Over 84% polling in West Bengal in 6th phase

Over 84 per cent of the 1,33,69,749 electorate voted in the sixth phase of polling in eight Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal on Sunday, the st...

'Hua to hua' remark shows arrogance of Congress: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped up his attack on the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's 'hua to hua' (It happened, so what?) remark on the a...

LS polls: 63.3% voter turnout in phase 6

The sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls witnessed a turnout of 63.3 per cent as 59 parliamentary constituencies in seven states voted on Sunday, the Elect...