Water supply: Hold fresh meeting cordially, SC tells Delhi, Haryana


New Delhi, April 23  The Supreme Court on Monday asked Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana to hold fresh meeting with the Union Water Resources Secretary in "cordial atmosphere" to discuss the issues relating to the supply of Yamuna

Gujarat Police arrests SP in extortion, loot case


Gandhinagar, April 23  Amreli district Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagdish Patel has been arrested in a case of extortion and loot, following the questioning of an Inspector earlier arrested in the case, the Gujarat Police said on Monday. &

BJP releases fourth list of candidates for Karnataka polls


New Delhi/Bengaluru, April 23  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its fourth list of seven candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly. As per the list, finalised by the party's Central Electi
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New Delhi, April 23  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the BJP-led NDA government of "crushing" the Supreme Court and said that the Dalits may get killed and women may face rapes but Prime Minister Narendra Modi was onl

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New Delhi, April 23  The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to file an affidavit indicating the progress made on safety features of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu's Tirunel

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New Delhi, April 23  In view of the hot weather conditions, the Election Commission on Monday extended the polling hours for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections by an hour. The polling will begin at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m. in

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Kathmandu, April 23  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day state visit to Nepal on May 11. Modi's trip comes just a month after his Nepali counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli visited India and mended ties with Indian establ

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New Delhi, April 23  The Union Home Ministry has removed Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya and reduced it to eight police stations in Arunachal Pradesh, an official said on Monday. "AFSPA was totally withdrawn from

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New Delhi, April 23  Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidis

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  New Delhi, April 23  Dubbing Congress President Rahul Gandhi a "failed leader", the BJP on Monday said that the "impeachment" of the opposition party began with the 2014 elections and will end with the Karnataka Ass

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  New Delhi, April 23  The Delhi High Court on Monday questioned why the ordinance on amending the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, to provide for death penalty to those convicted of raping a child up to 12 years

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New Delhi, April 23  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on associating spirituality with cleaning of toilets and also took a jibe at him on frying of 'pakodas'. "The Prime Minister s

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Kolkata, April 23  Widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups claimed one life while a Congress legislator was among a large number of people injured on the extended date of filing nominations for the West Bengal Panchayat po

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Washington/New Delhi, April 23  India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion, a World Bank statement said here on Monday. "Remittance inflows improved in all regions an

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New Delhi, April 23  Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kathua and Unnao rape incidents, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he will come up with a new slogan asking people to save their daughters from his BJP. &

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