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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 ...

Another BSNL contract worker commits suicide

Another BSNL contract employee allegedly committed suicide in Kerala by jumping before a train as he was not paid wages for the last six months, poli...

Over 10,000 police personnel to be deployed in Sabarimala

Over 10,000 police personnel will be posted in phases in and around Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple for security during the two-month long pilgrimage ...

Maharashtra put under President's rule

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the cabinet decision to impose President's Rule in Maharashtra following the deadlock over government formatio...

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'severe' category

Delhi's air quality worsened again and slipped into the 'severe' category on Tuesday morning. At 9:36 am, the air quality index (AQI) was 414. The AQ...

President accepts Sena MP Arvind Sawant's resignation

President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant from the Union council of ministers with immediate effect, a Rashtra...

T.N Seshan's mortal remains consigned to flames

Former Chief Election Commissioner T.N Seshan, who pioneered far reaching electoral reforms in the country and edged out money and muscle power from ...

Kerala govt mulling pubs across state

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala is exploring the possibility of opening pubs in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. Vijayan,...

BJP loses its oldest ally Shiv Sena

The BJP lost its oldest and the only major Hindutva ally as the Shiv Sena, its partner for more than three decades, walked out of the Modi government...

JNU students clash with police

Shouting slogans and raising banners, thousands of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students clashed with police on Monday outside the campus as the...

Cyclone 'Bulbul' disrupts normal life in Bengal; 7 killed

Cyclone 'Bulbul', which barrelled through the coastal districts of West Bengal before hurtling towards Bangladesh, claimed at least seven lives in di...

Iran announces discovery of massive oil field

Iran has discovered a massive new oil field, President Hassan Rouhani said, a find that would boost its proven reserves by about a third in a rare pi...

BSNL mulls business continuity measures amid VRS plan rollout

With the current VRS plan expected to cut BSNL's staff by almost half, the DoT has instructed the corporation to put in place measures to ensure busi...

Shiv Sena minister announces decision to quit NDA govt

Union Heavy Industries Minister and Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant announced his decision to quit the NDA government at the Centre.The Sena's lone mi...

Legendary poll reformer T.N Seshan no more

Former chief election commissioner T.N Seshan, who ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct and led the game-changing electoral reforms in the 1...

Will seek review of Ayodhya verdict: Sunni Wqf Board

Expressing its dissatisfaction with the Supreme Court verdict that cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodh...

Ayodhya verdict: Temple to come up at disputed land

  The Supreme Court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-ac...

No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

President Donald Trump said he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on Chinese imports, dampening recent optimism for a major de-escalation in the U.S...

Ayodhya verdict: SC dismisses Shia Waqf Board's appeal

The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of the Shia Waqf Board in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya a...

Two CPI(M) student activists move HC for bail

Two CPI(M) student activists, who were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for allegedly distributing pro-Maoist pamphlets, ...

Census exercise in J&K to begin from June 2020

The work for Census in Jammu and Kashmir will begin from June next year, an official said. Unlike the past practice, school teachers will not be part...