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Kerala Mosque hosts Hindu wedding

In a rare wedding ceremony held in a Mosque, a Hindu couple tied the nuptial knot and exchanged vows in Alappuzha on Sunday. The marriage hosted by t...

Governor seeks report from govt on CAA petition in SC

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has sought a report from the state government for moving the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act w...

Governor slams LDF govt over moving SC on CAA without informing him

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday lashed out at the Left-ruled state government over it approaching the Supreme Court against the Citizens...

Ramesh justifies approaching Governor against ward reorganisation ordinance

Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Friday justified his party's decision to approach Governor Arif Mohammed Khan against the Left governmen...

SFI moves SC challenging Citizenship (Amendment) Act

The Students' Federation of India (SFI) has moved the Supreme Court challenging The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, claiming it is 'discriminatory...

CII urges Centre to converge all corporate taxes to 15%

The Confederation of Indian Industry has urged the Centre to converge multiple corporate tax rates to 15 per cent by April 2023 without any exemption...

Ayodhya police can now apply for leave online

When Ashish Tiwari took charge as the Ayodhya police chief, he came across a constable, whose mother passed away, running from pillar to post to get ...

Manoj Shashidhar Appointed As CBI Joint Director

Senior IPS officer Manoj Shashidhar was appointed as the Joint Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), a Personnel Ministry order said...

China's economy slumps to 6.1% in 2019

China's economy grew by 6.1 per cent last year, the lowest annual growth rate in 29 years, National Bureau of Statistics said, as weak domestic deman...

Hungary pushes for direct Budapest-Mumbai flights

Hungary pushed for direct air connectivity between Budapest and Mumbai, and acknowledged India's role in promoting investment and creating new jobs i...

Musharraf approaches SC to suspend death sentence in high treason case

Pakistan's self-exiled former dictator Pervez Musharraf approached the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of a special court that had handed him d...

India, U.S in advance stage talks to resolve trade issues: Minister

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said India and the U.S are in an 'advance stage' of dialogue to resolve some of the pressing trade issues...

India's first AC local train completes 2 yrs of service

India's first broad-gauge air conditioned (AC) local train completed two years on track, earning the Western Railway at least Rs 40.03 crore, an offi...

Grievance redressal mechanism for taxpayers to be set up

The GST Council will set up a grievance redressal mechanism for taxpayers. The decision was taken at the 38th meeting of the GST Council held on Dece...

Aadhaar made mandatory for PMVVY pension scheme

The government has made Aadhaar mandatory for subscribers of the 'Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana' (PMVVY), a pension scheme for senior citizens. ...

HC orders framing of new jail manual for J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday ordered the Union Territory government to frame a new jail manual for the territory and sought its submi...

Peaceful protests to continue till CAA is revoked: Mamata

Asserting that peaceful protests will continue as long as the new citizenship law is not withdrawn, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thu...

Anti-CAA protests continue in TN

Protests against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act continued, with an assorted group of activists including writers staging a demonstrati...

Citizenship Act: Army chief takes a dig at protests, draws twitter flak

It is not leadership if leaders guide masses, comprising university and college students, to carry out arson and violence in our cities, Army chief G...

PM catches glimpse of solar eclipse

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that though he could not witness the solar eclipse due to cloud cover in the national capital, he manag...

Thousands witness rare spectacle in Kerala

The annular solar eclipse was witnessed by thousands of enthusiastic people, including children and the aged, especially in northern districts of Ker...

PM slams those who damaged public property in UP during anti-CAA protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  slammed those who damaged public property during protests in Uttar Pradesh against the amended citizenship law, sa...

Annual Solar Eclipse Of Decade Visible From Parts Of India

The annular solar eclipse, the last one for the decade, began at 7:59 this morning. Often referred to as the "ring of fire"- the solar eclipse or "Su...

Cabinet approves funds for updating NPR: Officials

The Union Cabinet approved over Rs 8,500 crore for updating the National Population Register, officials said. The updating exercise is to commence fr...

Over Rs 300 cr invested in airport infrastructure in FY'20

The government said it has invested over Rs 300 crore in the airport infrastructure till November. In an official statement, the aviation ministry al...

Elections to panchayat bodies in Chhattisgarh in Jan-Feb

Elections to panchayat bodies in Chhattisgarh numbering more than 11,800 will be held in three phases in January-February, the State Election Commiss...

White paper to reduce tax burden on steel sector in the offing

The government will soon come out with a white paper on steel industry that will focus on ways to reduce the tax-related expenditure in the sector an...

Vice President honours winners at 66th National Film Awards

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu presented the National Film Awards to winners with actors Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana and Keerthy Suresh receivin...

Celebrity chef Jagee John found dead

Television personality and celebrity chef Jagee John was found dead at her home located in Kuravankonam locality of Thiruvananthapuram on Monday even...

JMM-led alliance thumps BJP in Jharkhand

The JMM-led three-party alliance stormed to power in Jharkhand on Monday, ousting the BJP in yet another state in the Hindi heartland after the saffr...

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Saudi court sentences 5 to death

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said five people had been sentenced to death and three more to jail terms totalling 24 years over the killing of Sau...

6-month-old among 9 killed in fire in Delhi's Kirari

A massive fire ripped through a three-storey residential-cum-commercial building in outer Delhi's Kirari area, killing at least nine people, includin...