Shamshad Ali

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Silli Assembly Election Result 2019 highlights: AJSU chief Sudesh Kumar Mahto defeats JMM’s Seema Devi by massive margin of 20,195 votes

The results for the 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats will be announced today. The counting for the votes which went to polls from November 30 to December 20, begins from 8 am today. From Silli constituency, Amit Kumar, JMM candidate, who....Read More

Maharashtra political crisis LIVE Updates: NCP chief Sharad Pawar says no question of joining hands with BJP, Ajit pawar only creating confusion

Maharashtra political crisis LIVE Updates: Amid political uncertainty in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP have moved their MLAs to resorts to prevent poaching from BJP. Reports said NCP has shifted its MLAs to a Renaissance hotel in Mumbai while....Read More

Maharashtra crisis: Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP turn to resort politics, says report

Amid political uncertainty in Maharashtra, the three parties - Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP have moved their MLAs to resorts to prevent poaching from BJP. Reports said after NCP has decided to shift its MLAs to a Renaissance hotel in....Read More

Maharashtra: Supreme Court to hear plea of Shiv Sena, NCP, Congress against Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari today

The Supreme Court is all set to hear the joint petition against the Centre to end the President's rule in Maharashtra. The petition filed by the three parties - Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP also includes Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari's....Read More

Maharashtra govt formation: 10 things to know why NCP ditches Shiv Sena, Congress for BJP

On Saturday, in a major twist, NCP's Ajit Pawar formed an alliance government with BJP. Reports said Ajit Pawar with some of his party MLAs joined hands with the BJP. If sources are to be believed, Ajit Pawar has joined....Read More

Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra CM for second term, NCP’s Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM

In a surprising move, Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister for the second term. The interesting fact about the new government is NCP's Ajit Pawar who took oath as deputy CM of Maharashtra. The news has....Read More

JNU students’ plan to protest at Delhi Police HQ against lathi charge on visually impaired students foiled, protesters taken to Vasant Kunj police station

JNU students to protest: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student, who were going to Delhi Police Headquarters for a demonstration against the lathi charge of Delhi Police on the students of the University, were taken by the police to Vasant Kunj....Read More

Kashmir: 3 months after blanket curfew, Kashmiris narrate their plight as the Valley attempts to return to normalcy

It was Monday morning and the Valley wore a deserted look. Two burqa-clad women were peeping through the window while gun-toting soldiers were standing in the middle of a road like stone figures near a fence wire in Srinagar. Except....Read More

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar to Der Spiegel: Terrorists need to be stopped, sad if you can’t call ambulance due to telecommunication ban

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar's interview with Der Spiegel: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar defended the Narendra Modi-led BJP government's rigid policy in Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution on August 5, 2019. Jaishankar, in an exclusive....Read More

Electoral bonds: Modi government rejected RBI objections to scheme, says report

The Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had summarily rejected the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) opinion electoral bonds, the HuffPost India claimed in a sensational report. HuffPost India also claimed that former finance minister Arun Jaitley ignored the....Read More

South African man proposes to his girlfriend in KFC, wins hearts, brands rush in to sponsor marriage

Marriages are made in heaven, for the South African couple, this phrase will really work for them. Yes, you are absolutely right, we are talking about the South African couple who became an internet sensation after their propose inside the....Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman says government to sell Air India, Bharat Petroleum by March 2020

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government is all set to wrap up the sale of Air India and Bharat Petroleum Limited by March 2020. Reports said the two debt-ridden state-owned companies are set to be sold by the....Read More

Suresh Angadi says economy fine, blames Opposition for maligning PM’s image: Social media calls him another Kohinoor of Narendra Modi Cabinet

Social media has criticized union minister Suresh Angadi over his comments on economy. Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi on Friday put economists and statisticians on shame after Suresh had said that there is no distress in the....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir: LG Girish Chandra Murmu says Assembly elections to be held soon

Newly-appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu has said that there will be assembly elections in J&K Union Territory soon. The latest statement has come as a relief for the political parties to contest the polls which....Read More

Happy Children’s Day 2019: Google celebrates Children’s Day with a doodle, set to declare doodle for google winners today

Google on Thursday marked the November 14 Children's Day with a colourful doodle. The search engine celebrates the Children's Day which also marks the birthday of former prime minister Pandit. Jawaharlal Nehru. Google also hosts a competition every year Doodle....Read More

Happy Children’s Day 2019: Why India celebrates Bal Diwas on this day

Children's day is celebrated across the country on November 14. On the same day, former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru is also celebrated. Throughout the day, parents' teachers give gifts to children. Schools and colleges organize functions, events and other competitions....Read More

Karnataka disqualified MLAs case: Supreme Court upholds disqualification of 17 rebel MLAs but allows them to contest December bypolls

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Karnataka Speaker's decision to disqualify 17 MLAs. The apex court has allowed the MLAs to contest the by-poll elections slated on December 5. The three-member judge bench that includes Justices N V Ramana,....Read More

Kashmir News: UK’s Labour Party says Kashmir bilateral matter between India, Pakistan

Getting flak over its anti-India stand, Britain's Labour Party has changed its stance over Kashmir issue by terming it a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan. The Opposition party has also urged that Kashmir issue should not be allowed to....Read More

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Devotees take holy dip at Golden Temple

Devotees on Tuesday took a holy dip at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Hundreds of devotees in the Golden Temple took a holy bath on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. The whole world is celebrating the birthday of the....Read More

JNU protest over fee hike, dress code: Here is how social media reacts

Social media has come up with interesting memes and jokes after Jawaharlal Nehru University students opposed the varsity move to hike the hostel manual proposal. The JNUSU on Monday staged a massive protest outside the campus and engaged in a....Read More

Dev Deepawali 2019: PM Narendra Modi to celebrate festival in Varanasi today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will visit the Varanasi to attend the Dev Deepawali celebrations in his parliamentary constituency. Reports said Pm Modi will also visit the Guru Bagh Gurudwara to participate in the 550th Guru Nanak Dev 's....Read More

Dev Deepawali 2019: 6 lakh diyas to be lit in Lucknow’s Gomti river today

Over 6 lakh diyas to be lit in Lucknow’s Gomti river today to celebrate the dev Deepawali 2019. Reports said out of lakh diyas, 3 lakh will be given by devotees and the remaining will be given by school children....Read More

JNU protest: Police use water cannon to disperse protesting students

The Delhi Police on Monday resorted to water cannons to disperse the protesting students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University who were protesting against the anti-student policies. Hundreds of students staged a massive protest outside the JNU campus over the fee....Read More

JNU protest: Hundreds of students stage protest over fee hike, dress code ahead of Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu’s campus visit

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union on Monday staged a massive protest rally outside the university campus against the anti-student policies. Reports said hundreds of students staged near the convocation venue where vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu was attending a university event.....Read More

National Education Day 2019: Jagan Reddy government to honour class 10th meritorious students today

The Andhra Pradesh government has announced to awarded the meritorious students of class 10th. The Krishna district administration has made arrangements for the distribution of APJ Abdul Kalam Vidhya Puraskars awards for the students. The award ceremony will be held....Read More

National Education Day 2019: History and significance of the day

The National Education Day 2019 is being celebrated across the country. To commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first vice - president Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the country on Monday is celebrating the National Education Day 2019. In 2008, the....Read More

NTA UGC NET December 2019: NTA to release admit card today, check how to download

National Testing Agency is all set to release the admit card for the UGC-NET exam. The agency has released the notification for the release date of the admit card. The exam, which is scheduled to be held in December 2019,....Read More

India vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I Dream 11 prediction: Possible playing XI, match prediction, best team, captain, vice-captain prediction

The third T20I between India and Bangladesh will play their final match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Sunday. The match is scheduled to be held at 7 pm today. Rohit Sharma and Co are eyeing to....Read More

India vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I: Team India’s probable XI against Bangladesh in Nagpur

India is all set to take on Bangladesh in the final and last T20I at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. India had won the 2nd T20I at Rajkot while Bangladesh had claimed the victory in the first match....Read More

India vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I LIVE Streaming: When, where to watch IND vs BAN match live, online

India and Bangladesh are all set to play their 3rd T20I match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Sunday. Both the teams have a must-win situation as they had earlier claimed the last one game each. During....Read More

India vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I at Nagpur match preview: Rohit Sharma & men eye to clinch series

India and Bangladesh on Sunday are looking to clinch the series which is at the tied at 1-1 zone at the present. The 3rd T20I will be played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. India had claimed victory....Read More

Ayodhya Ram temple court verdict: Supreme Court rules in favour of Ram temple, orders 5-acre land to Muslims for mosque construction

The Supreme Court on Saturday announced its landmark decision over the Ayodhya land dispute. The apex court ordered the disputed land to be given to government-run trust for a temple. It also directed that a prominent site of 5-acre in....Read More

Maharashtra CM post: After all options dry up, Shiv Sena set to form government with BJP, even Sanjay Raut says so

Almost 2 weeks after the Maharashtra Assembly results were declared on October 24, the formation of the next government in the state has been stuck over the rotation of the chief minister's post all this while. The Shiv Sena says....Read More

SSC MTS Tier I Result 2019: SSC declares tier 1 result today

The Staff Selection Commission has declared SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Tier I Result today. Earlier, the SSC MTS Tier 1 result was supposed to be announced on October 25 but the officials postponed the result dates due to some reasons. The....Read More

Maharashtra government formation: Shiv Sena, BJP yet to take final call over next govt, negotiations on

It's been 12 days since the results of the Maharashtra Assembly elections were declared. The next government in the state is yet to be formed. Parties like BJP, Shiv Sena who had forged an alliance before elections are yet to....Read More

NTA JEE Main 2020: NTA application window for Jammu and Kashmir candidates to close on November 8

The National Testing Agency has started an application link for the students of Jammu and Kashmir for the joint Entrance Examination Main 2020 today. The application window will be closed on November 8, 2019. The candidates can apply for the....Read More

PSTET 2019: Punjab Board to conduct Teacher Eligibility Test on December 15

The Punjab School Education Board is all set to conduct the Teacher Eligibility Test on December 15, 2019. The registration process, which was started on November 3, 2019, will be closed on November 25, 2019. The candidates can apply for....Read More

Delhi air pollution: Odd even starts, Kejriwal asks people to follow plan, Supreme Court asks what’s the point?

The Odd Even rule in the capital started from 8 am today and will be in force till November 15. The Delhi government has deployed 200 teams of traffic police for strict implementation of the scheme. The government has also....Read More

Delhi University Recruitment 2019: Apply for 54 Assistant Professor Posts till November 15

The University of Delhi is hiring for the posts of Assistant Professors in various subjects. The interested candidates can apply for the posts through the official website The candidates can visit the website for further information regarding the posts.....Read More

Delhi pollution: Arvind Kejriwal, Manohar Lal Khattar, Amarinder Singh urge Centre to convene urgent meeting as North India turns gas chamber

As the Delhi turned gas chamber, Chief Ministers of Delhi, Haryana, and Punjab have urged the Centre to convene a meeting of North India leaders over the serious problem. CM Arvind Kejriwal had written to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar over....Read More

Govt releases new map of India showing Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh as Union Territories

The Union government has released the new map of India showing Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh. The Home Ministry issued a notification regarding the boundaries of the newly created UTs. This is the first map since the state....Read More

Maharashtra India Post Recruitment 2019: Apply for 3650 posts of Post Master, Assistant Branch Post Master, Dak Sevak and others till November 30

To provide more employment opportunities, India Post is recruiting for the posts of Branch Post Master, Assistant Branch Post Master, and Dak Sevak. The total vacancies of 3650 will be fulfilled on the merit-basis. The posts of Gramin Dak Sevak....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh get new identity, officially divided into 2 Union Territories from today

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh formally became two Union Territories from midnight. The state administration has made all the arrangements for the historical day. Earlier, the Centre had notified about the appointed day will be celebrated on October 31. The....Read More

Pakistan PM Imran Khan says jihad will cost Kashmir cause in nationwide TV speech

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken a u-turn over the country's Kashmir policy. PM Imran Khan had said the jihad against the Indian forces will damage the ongoing freedom struggle in Kashmir. In a short message via video, Pak....Read More

US President Donald Trump says ISIS leader Baghdadi died like a dog, coward

US President Donald Trump said ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died like a dog and a coward. Trump had said that the United States brought the world's deadliest terrorists to justice. The Lastest development was announced by President Donald Trump....Read More

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military operation in Syria, says report

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in US military operation in Syria. It is believed that the military raid conducted by the US in northwest Syria has targetted ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Reports said the US defense....Read More

Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as CM today, Dushyant Chautala as Deputy CM

Manohar Lal Khattar is all set to take oath as chief minister of Haryana once again. Dushyant Chautala will be sworn in as deputy chief minister of the state. The development was announced by ML Khattar after he met Governor....Read More

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif suffers minor heart attack at Services hospital, says report

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Saturday has suffered a minor heart attack at Services hospital in Lahore. The former prime minister has been admitted to the hospital on Monday night. Meanwhile, the doctors at the hospital have refuted the....Read More

Haryana government formation: Congress says Dushyant Chautala-led Jannayak Janta Party will always remain BJP’s B-team

Congress hit out at Jannayak Janta Party after it decided to form the next government in Haryana with BJP. Congress which has got the highest number of seats after BJP, on Friday said the JJP will remain the B-team of....Read More

Maharashtra Assembly Election Results 2019: CM Devendra Fadnavis, NCP’s Ajit Pawar, Congress’s Ranjit Kamble take early lead

In the early trends, it seems clear that BJP-Shiv Sena will emerge as the winner in the Assembly elections 2019. The voting that was held on October 21 has shown slump this Assembly election 2019.  But the alliance forged by....Read More

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Elections Results 2019: Counting starts at 8 am, can BJP continue its winning streak?

Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly election results will be announced today. As most of the exit polls predict massive victory for the BJP. In Maharashtra, the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is all set to win 200 plus out of 288 seats in....Read More

J&K Police chief Dilbagh Singh says Pakistan Army, ISI pushing militants towards Indian side through launching pads, lauds local media for encouraging peace

Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbagh Singh on Wednesday lauded local media in Kashmir for encouraging the peace process. He said the militancy has reduced massively in the valley. He said now Pakistan army and ISI are involved in pushing....Read More

Amid tension at LoC, Pakistan refuses to accept Diwali sweets from India, say reports

The Pakistani authorities including ISI and Rangers have refused to accept the sweets from Indian authorities on the occasion of Diwali. Reports said the Indian High Commission in Pakistan has sent Diwali sweets to Pakistani authorities including ISI and Pak....Read More

US expresses concern over Kashmir situation, urges authorities to release political leaders, restore internet, mobile networks

It has been nearly three months since the Centre snapped the internet services and mobile networks in the valley to avert any incident after the abrogation of article 370. The United States has raised concern over the prevailing situation in....Read More

India to sign Kartarpur agreement with Pakistan tomorrow, ready to move forward with 20 dollars fee on pilgrims, calls it rigid, unreasonable demand

The much-awaited Kartarpur agreement between India and Pakistan will be signed tomorrow on October 23, 2019. The Gurudwara is likely to be open to pilgrims before November 12. India has said it would go to any extend for the interests....Read More

Karnataka government not to implement NRC, plans to create database of foreign nationals, immigrants

Karnataka government has decided not to implement NRC in the state. Meanwhile, the Yediyurappa-led government will create a database to include the names of all immigrants residing in the state. The database will also include the names of foreign nationals....Read More

Kashmir News: US says Pakistan’s support for terrorists biggest obstacle in India, Pakistan relations, supports dialogue as outlined in Simla Agreement

The United States has said that Pakistan's support for terrorists' biggest obstacle in India and Pakistan relations by saying that it supports dialogue between the two countries as outlined in the Simla Agreement. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South....Read More

Rahul Gandhi comes out in support of Abhijit Banerjee, says millions of Indians are proud of his work

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday comes up in support of Nobel prize award-winning economist Abhijit Banerjee after Union Minister Piyush Goyal described Banerjee as a left-leaning person. Slamming the BJP leader, Rahul Gandhi said millions of Indians are proud....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir: Army launches attack on terror camps in PoK, guns down 5 Pakistani soldiers, says report

Two soldiers and a civilian were killed in the Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire. The other three civilians were also injured in the firing. Meanwhile, several houses have also....Read More

Rajnath Singh at iTV Network-Sunday Guardian Indian Defence and Aerospace Summit: Government committed to make India self-sufficient in Defence sector

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday has said the government is aimed to make the country self-sufficient in the Defence sector. He said the security of the country is the first goal of government by saying that without peace no....Read More

India, US Defence trade all set to reach 18 billion dollars by 2019 end

India and the US are all set to reach the 18 billion dollars by the 2019 year-end in Defence trade. The defense Secretaries of both countries will meet in the national capital next week to discuss the bilateral Defence trade....Read More

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Congress leader Manish Tewari says BJP should confer Bharat Ratna to Nathuram Godse, Savarkar only accused of conspiring Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination

Congress leader Manish Tewari has attacked BJP for advocating Veer Savarkar's name for Bharat Ratna in their manifesto for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019. Tewari claimed that BJP is trying to justify the names of Mahatma Gandhi killers and....Read More

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court to pronounce verdict before CJI Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17

The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce the decision on a much-awaited Ayodhya issue before the expected deadline on November 17. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi's retirement date falls on the same day. CJI Ranjan Gogoi had also decided to....Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman blames Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan for high NPAs of PSU banks, says banks had worst phase under UPA rule

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday hit out at former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan by holding them responsible for bad loans in state-run banks. The Union Minister blamed Manmohan Singh and Rajan for putting....Read More

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court finishes hearing arguments, order reserved, court wraps up an hour before deadline

The Supreme Court finished hearing the arguments of all sides in the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case an hour before the set deadline of 5 pm on Wednesday and a day before its October 17 limit. The apex court wrapped up the....Read More

Madhya Pradesh Minister PC Sharma compares condition of roads to BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya’s cheeks, says will make them as smooth as Hema Malini’s cheeks

Madhya Pradesh Minister PC Sharma has compared the present condition of roads in the state to BJP MLA Kailash Vijayvargiya. Sharma didn't stop here and he further attacked BJP MP Hema Malini and said the government under the leadership of....Read More

US President Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, warns Ankara to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

US President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on Turkey over the accusation of releasing ISIS fighters and putting the lives of thousands of people living in Syria at risk. Last week, the Turkish forces had launched a military operation against....Read More

Amit Shah says BJP will appoint new party chief by year-end

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the BJP will appoint its party president by December. Shah, who is also BJP chief, has said the new party head will take the oath by this year-end. Amit took over as....Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman on merger of banks: Everything is going smoothly

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the merger of banks is going smoothly and all the banks on board should take necessary steps to keep the process of merging useful and without any hurdle. The Union Minister said....Read More

NCERT says pre-school children should not be forced to give written or oral exams

The National Council of Educational Research and Training on Monday has said that the pre-school children should not be forced to appear in any written or oral examination. The NCERT has termed the act of schools as a harmful and....Read More

Will the restoration of communication intensify violence, Pakistani propaganda in Kashmir?

The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to restore postpaid mobile services in Kashmir from Monday after the mobile phones were shut down following the Centre's decision to abrogate the Article 370 of the Constitution that granted special status to....Read More

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute: Supreme Court to wrap up Muslim arguments today, Hindus on October 16, verdict expected before November 17

The much-awaited Ayodhya land dispute case is all set to deliver as the Supreme Court will conclude the hearing on the fate of both Hindus and Muslims on October 17. The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute has entered the last....Read More

UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya says vote for BJP means dropping nuclear bomb on Pakistan

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has said the votes given to BJP means a nuclear bomb has been automatically dropped on Pakistan. While praising the BJP, Maurya said BJP is committed to developing the country. Addressing a....Read More

Rajnath Singh says with Rafale, forces could have eliminated Pakistan terror camps from within India

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed Congress for writing Om on Rafale jet and tied Raksha Bandhan to the fighter jet. He said the statements made by Congress only strengthening Pakistan. Addressing a huge gathering in Haryana's Karnal, Singh....Read More

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on November 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor on November 8. Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said the Kartarpur Sahib will be finally become reality by the blessings of Guru Nanak Dev. She tweeted: With....Read More

Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate seizes 5 properties belonging to Dawood Ibrahim, NCP leader Praful Patel says Ceejay House owned by his family since 1963, no link to Dawood or Mirchi

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate is said to have seized properties belonging to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Reports said the ED has found D-properties in the name of Dawood Ibrahim including Byculla Talkies, Samudra Mahal, World Excel, Ceejay House and others. The....Read More

PM Narendra Modi release video of him plogging at Mamallapuram beach, to promote Swachh Bharat mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to plogging at a beach in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram. PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a two-day visit to India, will hold the second round of informal summit....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation: Govt directs administrative secretaries to remain in Srinagar on October 31

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday has directed officials to remain in capital city Srinagar on the appointed day of formation of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and Union Territory of Ladakh. In a statement released by the....Read More

After Haryana, trouble mounts for Congress in Delhi too as Sheila Dikshit’s son Sandeep blames PC Chacko for her mother’s death, Congress leaders demand Chacko’s removal

As the Assembly elections in the national capital are slated for next year, the infighting in Congress has increased. On Friday, Delhi Congress leaders have demanded the party in charge of PC Chacko's removal. Leaders including Mangat Ram Singhal, Kiran....Read More

Congress likely to announce Delhi unit chief today, Kirti Azad, Ajay Maken are frontrunners

The Congress is likely to appoint its party chief for the national capital today. Several MPs and key leaders who are working in the capital for the past several decades are on the front for the post. AICC in-charge PC....Read More

PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet in Mamallapuram today, Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard deployed to provide security from any seaborne threat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are all set to meet today in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram. The meeting which is said to be the second informal meeting between the two-nation heads is to build contacts on the....Read More

Kashmir News: Parliamentary standing committee expresses concern over security of CRPF personnel deployed in terror-prone areas

Parliamentary standing committee members met on Thursday. The member has expressed concern over the security of CRPF personnel deployed in terror-prone areas in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was chaired by Congress leader Anand Sharma. Other than MPs, the meeting....Read More

Jaganmohan Reddy government replicates AAP’s I Love Kejriwal campaign strategy in Andhra Pradesh, pays Rs 10,000 per year to auto drivers under Vahana Mitra Scheme

In an embarrassing move, The State Road Transport Authority officials in Andhra Pradesh were spotted pasting stickers on autos which reads the auto drivers are thankful to Chief Minister YS Jagmohan Reddy for Vahana Mitra Scheme. As per the scheme,....Read More

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat says lynching foreign concept, hails Modi govt for Article 370 abrogation

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for revoking Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Bhagwat was addressing the RSS cadre on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami....Read More

Rajnath Singh to receive Ist Rafale jet in France, perform Shastra Puja at air base, says excited as aircraft coming to India

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday will receive the first Rafale jets order and thus the aircraft will be officially inducted into Indian Air Force. As the day coincides with several important occasions including IAF foundation day and Dussehra. The....Read More

Kashmir News: US Foreign Affairs Committee urges India to lift restrictions, communication blockade, says time for India to give Kashmiris same rights as any other citizen

The US House Foreign Affairs Committee has urged India to lift the restrictions in Kashmir. The committee has noted that the communication blockade could have a devastating impact on the lives and welfare of Kashmiris. In a tweet, the House....Read More

Kashmir news: Amartya Sen slams Modi government for clampdown

Nobel Economics laureate Amartya Sen has accused successive Indian governments of not doing enough on Kashmir and instead of doubling efforts to silence separatists in the state thereby turning them more pro-Pakistan in their outlook. In an interview to The....Read More

Telangana government sacks 48,000 transport employees, KCR passes order, calls strike unpardonable crime

The Telangana government has sacked more than 48,000 transport employees after they had gone for an indefinite strike for demanding the merger of TSRTC with the government. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has passed the order of their dismissal. KCR....Read More

Kashmir News: PDP delegation defers meeting with detained Mehbooba Mufti, conveys no reason behind move

The PDP delegation which was expected to meet the detained former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today has decided to meet her on some other day. Reports said the 10-member delegation of PDP leaders have deferred the meeting with party chief....Read More

Mumbai Metro chief Ashwini Bhide terms Aarey tree cutting inevitable, says it paves way for new life, new creation

Mumbai Metro chief Ashwini Bhide on Sunday said the new metro car shed will pave for the new life and new creation in the Mumbai. Bhide said the move to cut down trees was inevitable. Ashwini Bhide tweeted: Sometimes to construct something....Read More

Bihar floods: JDU lashes out at Giriraj Singh over his comments on CM Nitish Kumar, seeks clarification from BJP

After Union Minister Giriraj Singh accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of mismanagement in handling the Bihar floods, the JDU on Sunday sought clarification from alliance partner BJP over the leader's comments. JD(U) General Secretary Pavan Verma has said the....Read More

Kashmir News: NC delegation meets Farooq Abdullah, says party will not participate in BDC elections

The 15-member delegation of National Conference leaders on Sunday met party president Farooq Abdullah at his residence in Srinagar. The delegation was allowed to meet Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah after NC provincial president Devender Singh Rana made....Read More

Aarey tree cutting: 2,500 trees cut down, chopping to be completed by evening, fear of detention keep protesters away

Around 2,500 have been cut down and the felling of trees will be completed by evening today. The trees which have been chopped by the authorities will be later transported to other places through trucks. The massive protests which were....Read More

Kashmir News: National Conference delegation to meet detained Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah today, to discuss BDC, Assembly elections

The National Conference delegation on Sunday will meet NC supremo Farooq Abdullah and vice-president Omar Abdullah. The party leader Devender Singh Rana, who had earlier requested Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik for allowing 15-member delegation to meet party....Read More

Aarey tree cutting: 10 things to know about protests, arrests, politics and felling of trees

Clashes have been reported between Mumbai Police and protesters at the Aarey colony where Metro authorities axed more than 1,500 trees in just one day. The protests were witnessed in the area against the proposed cutting down of trees. However,....Read More

Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns, says Rahul Gandhi loyalists being sidelined

Ashok Tanwar, who resigned from all the party posts over the irregularities in the ticket distribution in the Assembly elections in Haryana, has resigned from the Congress. The resignation of Tanwar will prove a setback for the Congress in the....Read More

Aarey tree cutting: Is Shiv Sena vs BJP real?

Just two weeks away from the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, the latest episode of Aarey tree cutting seems to have changed the political narrative in the state. Both alliance partners - Shiv Sena and BJP seem clearly opposite on....Read More

Kashmir News: US Senator Chris Van Hollen, who was keen to witness present situation in Kashmir, denied nod from Centre

Chris Van Hollen, a US Senator, has been denied permission to visit Kashmir. Reports said the US Senator, who visited the national capital earlier this week as a part of a congressional delegation to discuss the India - US bilateral....Read More

GATE 2020: Online registration process ends today, apply

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is all set to close GATE 2020 registration today. The officials have already notified that the last date for the application process and the late fee will be on October 5, 2019. Candidates can....Read More

PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina likely to sign 6 to 7 agreements, inaugurate 3 projects today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Sheikh Hasina are likely to sign several agreements on Saturday. Reports said PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina will sign around 6 to 7 agreements. The two leaders will also inaugurate....Read More