After defeat in 2017 Assembly elections, Samajwadi Party coins new slogan

After a humiliating defeat in the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Samajwadi Party on Monday came up with a brand new slogan to win hearts of the people of the state. Samajwadi Party released the slogan with title: "Aapki Cycle sada chalegi aapke naam se, fir pradesh ka dil ... Read More

Gaikwad-Air India row: Shiv Sena, Centre lock horns in Parliament, Speaker calls for amicable solution

Shiv Sena MPs on Monday demanded the lifting of the ban imposed by various airlines on party lawmaker Ravindra Gaikwad, but the government said airlines had the right to refuse a passenger if they found his "demeanour" to be incorrect. The issue was raised in the Lok Sabha by Sena ... Read More

Steve Smith loses cool at Murali Vijay, calls him a ‘f**king cheat’

The ongoing Test cricket series between India and Australia has seen a lot of drama lately and an abusive rant on Monday by Australian captain Steve Smith during Dharamsala Test has only further fueled the fire. The visiting captain was clearly seen in a video footage calling India's Murali Vijay ... Read More

Election Commission gives Congress December 31 deadline to hold organisational polls

The Election Commission has extended, from June 30 to December 31, the deadline for the Congress to hold the organisational polls, said party leaders on Monday. The Congress, which was earlier given an ultimatum by the Election Commission to complete its organisational polls by June-end, had requested to the panel ... Read More

Yogi Adityanath to campaign for BJP in Gujarat assembly elections

The Gujarat state assembly elections will have one more star campaigner in newly-anointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to canvass for the ruling BJP, which is seeking a sixth re-election to power in a row since 1995. Confirming that the firebrand Yogi will campaign in Gujarat, state Bharatiya Janata ... Read More

Private weather forecaster Skymet predicts below normal monsoon this year

Unlike 2016, many regions of the country would receive below normal rainfall this monsoon season, says a weather analyst. According to private weather forecaster Skymet, the north-west, west, southern peninsula and southern regions of the country would experience deficient rainfall. The regions of Punjab, western Madhya Pradesh, central Maharashtra and ... Read More

Bikaner rape case: Father concocted charges, used daughter to take revenge on school, says Rajasthan Minister

In a totally unexpected turn of events in the Bikaner rape case, it has emerged that the father who had filed a FIR against eight teachers for allegedly raping and blackmailing his daughter had concocted the charges to take revenge on the school. Speaking to the media, Rajasthan Women and ... Read More

Odisha signs agreement with SBI on banking services

The Odisha government on Monday signed an agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI) to provide banking services through Self Help Groups (SHGs). Odisha has become the first state to facilitate financial inclusion and extend banking services in unbanked areas through SHGs formed under Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM), said ... Read More

Nepal PM Prachanda meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, calls meeting ‘fruitful’

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', who is on a six-day visit to China, held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday. Prachanda later called the meeting with Xi "fruitful" and said "this kind of high-level meeting has added a new dimension to Nepal-China ties", ... Read More

Hug your baby for the lil one’s good health

Celebrity mother Mira Rajput would rather stay at home than be away from her baby, and actress Kareena Kapoor Khan took no time in getting back to the groove after her son was born. Mothers have different ways of bringing up a baby, but they shouldn't forget to hug their ... Read More

Central Goods and Services Tax Bill to apply pan-India except Jammu & Kashmir for now

India moved a step closer to becoming a unified market in line with the federalist vision of the architects of its Constitution with the tabling in Parliament on Monday of the GST Bill, which extends pan-India except to Jammu and Kashmir. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced the Central Goods ... Read More

Supreme Court asks Centre to draw up action plan to check farmer suicides

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the central government to prepare a "line of action" that the states should take for dealing with the "very serious issue" of suicides by farmers. Asking the government to come out with a policy that would deal with farmers committing suicide, the bench of ... Read More

Lawyers to observe countrywide strike on March 31

Lawyers all over India will abstain from work on March 31 to protest against a proposed bill that bars advocates from going on strike, it was announced on Tuesday. Bar Council of India (BCI) Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said the proposed amendments by the Law Commission in the Advocates Act ... Read More

India take on Myanmar in Asian Cup opener

The Indian football team will look to starting their Asian Cup campaign on a high when they take on Myanmar in a Group A tie here on Tuesday. For the final round of qualifying, Stephen Constantine's team has been drawn alongside Kyrgyzstan and AFC Solidarity Cup runners-up Macau and begin ... Read More

‘Understand history to resolve issues relating to the northeast’

History needs to to be understood well to find a resolution to the conflicts in the northeast, senior Manipuri journalist Pradip Phanjoubam said on Monday noting there had been little change in the manner in which governments had looked at the region post and pre-independence. "History has to be a ... Read More