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Accused in rape of minor girl in Kerala held

A man accused of raping a minor girl in Kanjirappally, was nabbed in the early hours of Saturday, police said. Arun Suresh, hailing from Karimbukayam...

Security beefed up at Sabarimala

Security has been beefed up at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala and nearby areas in view of the anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition , Devaswom of...

Shrikumar Menon granted bail on complaint filed by Manju Warrier

Malayalam film director V.A Shrikumar Menon was on Thursday arrested and later freed on bail on a complaint filed by actress Manju Warrier for allege...

Verdict allowing women into Sabarimala not the 'final word':SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said its 2018 verdict allowing entry of girls and women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Kerala's Sabarimala was ...

Need to be alert against Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India has no extra-territorial ambitions but asked the armed forces to be alert against Pakistan "which pursues t...

3.18 lakh children missing since 2014: Minister

A total of 3.18 lakh children, including 52,272 in Madhya Pradesh, have gone missing in the country since 2014 , Women and Child Development Minister...

UP becoming country's rape capital: Congress

The Congress party demanded strict action against the accused in the Unnao case, saying the Uttar Pradesh government has to wake up to realise that t...

Contribute towards welfare of armed forces: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to contribute in the Armed Forces Flag Day fund for the welfare of armed forces personnel. "On Armed Forces...

Trump calls on World Bank to stop lending to China

U.S President Donald Trump lashed out at the World Bank on Friday, blaming the international financial institution for lending money to China. "Why i...

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Tesla co-founder Elon Musk has been cleared of defamation by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labeled a British caver 'pedo guy'. The j...

Trump pulls back on designating Mexico cartels as 'terror' groups

U.S President Donald Trump pulled back on his stated plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror groups, saying he was doing so at the request ...

Trump urges UNSC to address shared security threat

U.S President Donald Trump urged United Nations Security Council members to address shared security threats and promote religious liberty across the ...

Fiscal deficit hits 102% of Budget Estimate till Oct

The country's fiscal deficit hit 102.4 per cent of 2019-20 Budget Estimate at Rs 7.2 lakh crore at the end of October, government data showed on Frid...

Industrialist donates Rs 1 cr to Tirumala shrine

Two devotees of Lord Venkateswara on Friday made a donation of Rs 1.10 crore to the famous hill shrine at Tirumala. A Hyderabad-based entrepreneur an...

Govt extends mandatory FASTag roll-out date to Dec 15

The government announced extending the date to December 15 for making FASTag mandatory for toll payments on national highways. The Ministry of Road ...

India's GDP growth further dips to 4.5% in July-Sept

India's economic growth slipped further to hit an over six-year low of 4.5 per cent in July-September, according to official data released on Friday....

Poet Akkitham bags Jnanpith award

Noted Malayalam poet Akkitham was conferred with the 55th Jnanpith award for his outstanding contribution to the Malayalam literature. He has bagged ...

No fresh probe in Adarsh scam: ED

The Enforcement Directorate said it has 'not' undertaken any fresh probe in the Adarsh society scam of Maharashtra. The federal probe agency issued ...

Govt extends ban on ULFA for 5 yrs

The Centre has extended the ban on the Assam-based insurgent outfit ULFA for five years for continuing subversive activities, including killings, kid...

WB by-polls: TMC makes clean sweep, bags all 3 seats

Riding on the anti-NRC campaign, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday showed visible signs of revival as it bagged all the three seats...

PM congratulates Uddhav on being sworn-in as M'shtra CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Uddhav Thackeray on taking oath as Maharashtra chief minister, saying he is confident that the Shiv Sena c...

Producers association bans actor Shane Nigam

Following the controversies over upcoming movie ‘Veyil’, the Producers’ Association has banned actor Shane Nigam. The association r...

Man held for giving 'triple talaq' to wife

A 31-year-old man was arrested for allegedly pronouncing 'talaq' thrice to his 19- year-old wife in Thiruvananthapuram district, police said. Mangala...

Finance Minister presents 1st supplementary demand of grants

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sought Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246.16 crore, including over Rs 8,820 crore for the newly ...

Muttiah Muralitharan to be governor of Sri Lanka's North Province

Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan is set to play a different innings as governor of the country's Tamil-dominated Northern Province after P...

SC reserves verdict on pleas challenging curbs in J&K

The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas including that of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad challenging the restriction imposed in ...

More than 227K Indians waiting for family-sponsored Green Card

More than 2,27,000 Indians are waiting in line for family-sponsored Green Card or legal permanent residency, according to a latest recent official da...

New Gujarat anti-terror law to come into force from Dec 1

A controversial Gujarat anti-terror law, which recognises intercepted telephonic conversations as a legitimate evidence among other provisions, will ...

No recession in Indian economy, says Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman said the Indian economy may have slowed down but there is no threat of a recession. Replying to a discussion on th...

Govt hikes authorised capital of FCI to Rs 10,000 cr

The government on Wednesday increased the authorised capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) to Rs 10,000 crore from Rs 3,500 crore, paving the wa...

Congressional Committee invites Trump to attend impeachment hearing

A key Congressional Committee in the House of Representatives has invited U.S President Donald Trump to attend or send his officials to participate i...

HC rejects bail plea of 2 CPI(M) student activists

The Kerala High Court dismissed the bail plea of two student activists of ruling CPI(M), who were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention A...