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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 ...

Onion prices rise after crop damage due to rains

Onion prices continued to move north on Friday as a large part of the crop in Maharashtra has been damaged in unseasonal rains last month, said offic...

NRC crucial for border states: U'khand CM

Welcoming the Centre's decision to implement the NRC process across the country, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said the exercise w...

Tribal couple ostracised in Kerala

An elderly tribal couple, lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' for opening a library in a deep forest area in Kerala, have be...

Devendra Fadnavis back as M'shtra CM

The month-long political impasse ended dramatically with Devendra Fadnavis returning as the chief minister again, backed by the Sharad Pawar-led NCP....

Walayar case: Kerala govt announces judicial probe

The Kerala government announced a judicial probe into the deaths of two Dalit sisters of Walayar after being sexually exploited.The judicial enquiry ...

Rise in rape, sexual assault cases in Mumbai: Report

There has been a rise of 22 per cent in rape cases in Mumbai and 51 per cent in instances of sexual assault from 2014-15 to 2018-19, according to the...

Kisan credit cards given to 8,400 fishermen so far

The government said it has distributed Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to only 8,400 fishermen so far in the country and efforts are being made to reach out ...

President Gotabhaya swears in his brother Mahinda as PM

Sri Lanka's powerful and controversial Rajapaksa clan tightened its grip on political power with President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa administering oath to ...

PSU banks disburse Rs 2.52 lakh cr loans in Oct

Public sector banks disbursed a record Rs 2.52 lakh crore of loans during the festive month of October, the Finance Ministry said. An amount of Rs 1....

Final decision on M'shtra govt in a day or two: Sanjay Raut

A new government in Maharashtra should be in place before December and a final decision on it will be taken in a day or two, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay ...

Speaker censures 4 Congress MLAs in Kerala

Kerala Assembly Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan on Thursday censured 4 opposition Congress MLAs for climbing on to his dais and raising slogans during a ...

Assam govt to gift 10 gm of gold to every bride

The Assam government announced that it will gift 10 grams of gold to every adult bride, if she has studied at least up to class 10 and her marriage i...

Cabinet approves import of 1.2 lakh tonnes onion

The Cabinet gave its approval to the Food Ministry's recent decision to import 1.2 lakh tonnes of onions in a bid to improve the domestic availabilit...

3 Rafale jets handed over to IAF by France

Three Rafale fighter jets have been handed over to the Indian Air Force and are being used to train IAF pilots and technicians in France, the governm...

Cabinet approves sale of stakes in BPCL

The Cabinet approved sale of government's stake in five blue-chip PSUs, including Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Shipping Corp of India (SCI) and ...

SEBI tightens disclosure norms on loan defaults

Markets regulator SEBI approved stricter disclosure norms for listed companies on loan defaults and revised its regulations for portfolio managers as...

NSA-led committee to finalise modalities for CDS

A high-level committee helmed by NSA Ajit Doval will finalise the modalities for appointing a chief of defence staff (CDS) in the next three weeks, p...

Shiv Sena-led govt by December in M'shtra: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut exuded confidence that a government led by his party will be in place by next month in Maharashtra. He said the picture ...

PSBs reported frauds of over Rs 95,700 cr in Apr-Sep

Government owned banks reported frauds of over Rs 95,700 crore in the first six months of the current fiscal, the Parliament was informed. "According...

Alliance Air launches Ahmedabad-Kandla flight

Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, on Monday launched its first direct flight between Ahmedabad and the port town of Kandla in Guj...