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Congress releases ‘state of economy’ report, lashes out at Modi govt’s economic policies

New Delhi: Criticising the central government for their financial policies, Congress on Monday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of hiding behind the dazzle of GDP numbers. Two days ahead of the Union Budget 2017, Former PM Manmohan Singh and Ex-Finance.....Read More

BJP ready to accept UP polls as referendum on demonetisation, says Amit Shah

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday said the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh "would not be a referendum on demonetisation policy, but if the opposition wanted to play it that way, then the BJP.....Read More

Rajghat gets a makeover after 15 years

New Delhi: Rajghat will showcase a new look on the 69th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Monday as it has got a facelift after 15 years. The memorial to the Father of the Nation last got a facelift in.....Read More

PV Sindhu bags gold at Syed Modi International Badminton Championships

Lucknow: India bagged three titles at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships, with singles specialists P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma and the mixed doubles pair of N. Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra winning trophies here on Sunday.   Sikki.....Read More

CPI-M intervenes in Kerala Law Academy strike

Thiruvananthapuram: As the Kerala Law Academy students' protest continued for the 19th day on Sunday, the ruling CPI-M finally intervened, calling its Director Narayanan Nair and his brother and three-time former party legislator Koliyakode Krishnan Nair to the state party.....Read More

Jats hold a sit-in in Gurugram for reservation

Gurugram: A group of 18-20 Jats held a sit-in in Gurugram on Sunday to press for quota in government jobs and educational institutions for their community.   A few leaders of the Akhil Bhartiya Jat Arakshan Sangarsh Samiti organised the.....Read More

Fire in Kolkata umbrella manufacturing unit, no injuries reported

Kolkata: A fire broke out in an umbrella manufacturing unit here on Sunday afternoon and raged on for more than two hours, a fire department official said. There were no casualties or injuries.   "A fire broke out in an.....Read More

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for fifth consecutive day

Srinagar: The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday as authorities said snow and landslide clearance is still going on the road.   "Heavy snow accumulation in Bannihal and landslides in Panthal and some.....Read More

Panel formed by the Centre to resolve water dispute rejected by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday rejected the panel formed by the Centre to resolve the ongoing Mahanadi water sharing dispute with neighbouring Chhattisgarh.   The Negotiating Committee will only delay the setting up of a Tribunal which.....Read More

Election Commission asks Centre to adhere to Model Code of Conduct

New Delhi: The Election Commission has expressed concern over the central government not honouring provisions of the Model Code of Conduct, and said it should "strictly adhere" to the commission's guidelines.   The EC in a letter to Cabinet Secretary.....Read More