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Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season

After witnessing unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age, the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala was closed on Sunday marki...

Two women turned away by police at Sabarimala

Two women of menstruating age, who attempted to trek the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala early on Saturday, were forced to return once agai...

Sabarimala: Controversy erupts over Kerala govt's affidavit in SC

Controversy erupted in Kerala after the CPI(M)-led LDF government on Friday submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming 51 women in menstrua...

Syro-Malabar church to take action against priests, nuns

The Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Church has taken a serious view of increasing incidents of 'violations' of discipline and protests by the priests and n...

Govt may hike agri credit target to Rs 12 lakh cr

The farm credit target is likely to be raised by about 10 per cent to a record Rs 12 lakh crore in the 2019-20 Budget to be presented on February 1, ...

'Mahagathbandhan' an alliance of corruption, negativity: PM

  Unfazed by the Opposition's show of unity at a rally in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dismissed it as an alliance of corruption, negati...

Soon, no e-way bill if GST returns not filed for 6 months

Non-filers of GST returns for 6 consecutive months will soon be barred from generating e-way bills for movement of goods. The Goods and Services Tax ...

India, Pakistan should engage in 'meaningful dialogue' to resolve their issues: UN chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres hoped that India and Pakistan will engage in a 'meaningful dialogue' to resolve their issues.The UN...

UK faces 'political tsunami' if Brexit halted, says Minister

  Britain's trade minister says the country will face a 'political tsunami' if the government does not deliver on voters' decision to leave the E...

India, Pakistan should engage in 'meaningful dialogue' to resolve their issues: UN chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres hoped that India and Pakistan will engage in a 'meaningful dialogue' to resolve their issues.The UN...

Trump to meet Kim Jong-un again in February

U.S President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in late February on Pyongyang dismantling its nuclear and m...

U.S announces new missile defence system to counter threats from Russia, China

The U.S has announced a new missile defense policy aimed at addressing the challenges posed by Russia and China, which seeks to displace America in t...

'Mahagathbandhan' an alliance of corruption, negativity: PM

  Unfazed by the Opposition's show of unity at a rally in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dismissed it as an alliance of corruption, negati...

Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season

After witnessing unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age, the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala was closed on Sunday marki...

Two women turned away by police at Sabarimala

Two women of menstruating age, who attempted to trek the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala early on Saturday, were forced to return once agai...

Sabarimala: Controversy erupts over Kerala govt's affidavit in SC

Controversy erupted in Kerala after the CPI(M)-led LDF government on Friday submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming 51 women in menstrua...

Syro-Malabar church to take action against priests, nuns

The Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Church has taken a serious view of increasing incidents of 'violations' of discipline and protests by the priests and n...

SC directs Kerala police to grant security to 2 women who entered Sabarimala shrine

The Supreme Court directed the Kerala police on Friday to provide round-the-clock security to two women who had entered the Sabarimala temple. A benc...

Congress manifesto to be ready by Feb-end

The Congress manifesto for Lok Sabha elections would be ready by February-end and the party is reaching out to public and various experts to seek the...

10% EWS quota due to political will of my govt: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the constitutional amendment to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically poor in the general category was ac...

Music composer S. Balakrishnan no more

Well-known Malayalam film music composer S. Balakrishnan died at Chennai, his family sources said on Thursday. He was suffering from cancer, the sour...

LDF to take out Kerala march ahead of LS polls

The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the opposition Congress-led United Democratic Front on Thursday held their leadership meetings ahead of th...

HC stays Koduvally MLA’s election victory

  The Kerala High Court has disqualified Koduvally MLA Karat Razak. He is an LDF-backed independent MLA. The court ruling comes on a petition fil...

Maharashtra can't ban dance bars in name of regulation: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday modified some provisions of 2016 Maharashtra law imposing restrictions on licensing and functioning of dance bars in th...

Women who entered Sabarimala seek security, SC to hear plea tomorrow

  The Supreme Court will hear on Friday a plea of two women seeking 24X7 security after they recently entered the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Se...

BJP fully committed to fulfilling youngsters’ aspira

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the BJP is fully committed to fulfilling the dreams and aspirations of the country’s talented youngs...

Kerala creates history by entering Ranji trophy semi-final

  Kerala bowled out Gujarat and entered into the Ranji Trophy semi-final. Gujarat was all out for 81.  Kerala have defeated Gujarat by 113 r...

CP Joshi elected Rajasthan Assembly Speaker

  Congress leader and former Union minister C P Joshi was elected as the Speaker of the 15th Rajasthan Assembly with consensus of all parties. Ch...

Vishnu Hari Dalmia, former VHP president, passes away at 91

  Former president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Vishnu Hari Dalmia passed away at his Delhi residence Wednesday, said an official of a trust he...

SC dismisses pleas of 5 states seeking modification of its order on DGPs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order issued last year on the selection and appointment...

SC to hear plea challenging appointment of Nageswara Rao as interim CBI chief

The Supreme Court agreed to hear next week a plea by an NGO challenging the January 10 order of the government appointing IPS officer M. Nageswara Ra...

British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces crushing defeat in a historic vote in parliament on Tuesday over the Brexit deal she has struck with the Eur...

PM inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam bypass on National Highway-66 on Tuesday. The 13 km-long two-lane bypas...

PM slams LDF govt over Sabarimala issue

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Left government in Kerala on the Sabarimala issue, saying Communists ...

Sabarimala: SC may not start hearing on review pleas from Jan 22

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it may not start the hearing from January 22 on pleas seeking review of the Sabarimala verdict, as one of the judge...

PM unveils projects worth over Rs 1,550 cr in Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a slew of central government projects worth over Rs 1,550 crore in Odisha and said they would play a...

Will act strongly against Pakistan-sponsored terror activities: Army Chief

The Indian Army will not hesitate to take strong action to deal with terror activities along the border with Pakistan, Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat sa...

NSA invoked against those arrested in Bulandshahr cow slaughter case

The Bulandshahr district administration invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against seven people arrested in connection with the alleged cow slau...

Renowned director Lenin Rajendran passes away

Eminent Malayalam filmmaker and chairman of the Kerala Film Development Corporation, Lenin Rajendran, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Monday...

Delhi Police files chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar

The Delhi Police filed a chargesheet on Monday against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and others...

Gujarat implements 10% EWS quota

The BJP-led Gujarat government on Monday implemented 10 per cent reservation in state government jobs and education for the economically weaker secti...