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Assam: Case filed against authors of Class 12 book which says Narendra Modi was silent during 2002 Gujarat riots

Assam: Case filed against authors of Class 12 book which says Narendra Modi was silent during 2002 Gujarat riots

The Assam Police has registered an FIR against three authors of Class 12 political science book which says Prime Minister Narendra Modi was silent during 2002 Gujarat riots. The authors....

Surgical strike anniversary, September 29: Prakash Javadekar defends UGC notice asking varsities to observe day, says it's patriotism

Surgical strike anniversary, September 29: Prakash Javadekar defends UGC notice asking varsities to observe day, says it's patriotism

The Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar denied reports of any political motive behind an advisory issued to universities and educational institutions to celebrate September 29 as Surgical Strike....

Full text: MEA statement on cancelled Indo-Pak talks

Full text: MEA statement on cancelled Indo-Pak talks

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday said that India has called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi....

India scraps meeting with Pak on UNGA sidelines over continuing trouble along the border

India scraps meeting with Pak on UNGA sidelines over continuing trouble along the border

India has called off the proposed meeting by Islamabad between External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Affairs Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, which was scheduled to take place....

Home Ministry refutes resignation of SPOs in Jammu and Kashmir, says reports based on propaganda

Home Ministry refutes resignation of SPOs in Jammu and Kashmir, says reports based on propaganda

The Union Home Ministry on Thursday denied reports of several Special Police Officers (SPO) resigning in Jammu and Kashmir after three policemen were abducted and murdered by militants. The ministry....

BJP will form next government in Chhattisgarh, says Amit Shah in Raipur

BJP will form next government in Chhattisgarh, says Amit Shah in Raipur

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday interacted with party workers of poll-bound Chhattisgarh. Confident of winning next Assembly polls in the state, he said the BJP will throw out Congress....

Jet Airways, crew booked for attempt to murder after cabin pressure loss in Mumbai-Jaipur flight

Jet Airways, crew booked for attempt to murder after cabin pressure loss in Mumbai-Jaipur flight

A complaint has been lodged against Jet Airways staff and crew members of Mumbai-Jaipur flight No. 9W 0697 for dereliction of duties amounting to attempt of murder of travellers on....

Kerala nun rape case: Accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, say reports

Kerala nun rape case: Accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, say reports

Kerala nun rape case: As per reports, prime accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal was arrested by the Kerala Police on Friday afternoon. The following development comes to light after it was....

Shopian fallout: 4 Jammu and Kashmir SPOs, constable resign following abduction and killing of  3 SPOs

Shopian fallout: 4 Jammu and Kashmir SPOs, constable resign following abduction and killing of cops, Home Ministry denies

Just a few hours after the bodies of three Jammu and Kashmir SPOs were recovered from south Jammu's Shopian district, four other Special Police Officers (SPOs) and a constable tendered....

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Odisha: Developing cyclone Daye triggers heavy rainfall, causes havoc

Cyclonic storm Daye crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast earlier Friday morning has triggered heavy rainfall accompanied with high-velocity winds in several parts of....

After petrol and diesel, CNG prices may see hike of 14% from October 1

After petrol and diesel, CNG prices may see hike of 14% from October 1

After the rising prices of petrol and diesel burnt holes in the pockets of a common man, the continuous fall of Indian rupee is now likely to result in the....

Poverty in India dropped by half, STs, Dalits and Muslims made most progress: UN report

Poverty in India dropped by half, STs, Dalits and Muslims made most progress: UN report

In a time period of 10 years, from 2005-2006 to 2015-2016, more than 270 million people have freed themselves from the clutches of poverty. According to a report by the....

3 Jammu and Kashmir policemen kidnapped, killed by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists

3 policemen who were kidnapped from south Kashmir's Shopian, found dead

On Friday, three out of four police officers belonging to Jammu and Kashmir Police force were found dead in south Kashmir. The deceased officers were abducted by the terrorists from....

First India-specific Rafale jet tested! IAF deputy chief takes 80-minute sortie

First India-specific Rafale jet tested! IAF deputy chief takes 80-minute sortie

While the political parties are still locking their horns over the Rafale deal, the Indian Air Force (IAF) seems to be working towards the induction of the 36 Rafale aircraft....

71 children die in 45 days in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district

71 children die in 45 days in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district

The hideous side of the hospitals in Uttar Pradesh was once again exposed after it was reported that at least 71 children have lost their lives in past 45 days....

Pakistan releases Kashmiri terrorist Burhan Wani postage stamps, tags him freedom icon

Pakistan releases Kashmiri terrorist Burhan Wani postage stamps, tags him freedom icon

Pakistan in its another attempt to provoke India has released 20 commemorative postage stamps in order to show terrorists killed in security forces encounter in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as....

After Imran Khan's peace wish, Pakistan violates ceasefire at International Border

After Imran Khan's peace wish, Pakistan violates ceasefire at International Border

Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire in Ramgarh area of the Samba sector International border of Jammu and Kashmir. This comes on the same day when Pakistan's newly elected PM Imran....

After Jaitley's clown prince remark, Congress hits back with desperate court jester and wasteful blogger jibe

After Jaitley's clown prince remark, Congress hits back with desperate court jester and wasteful blogger jibe

After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stoked a controversy on Thursday calling Congress scion a clown prince, party's spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala took to Twitter to hit back at Jaitley calling....

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DRDO successfully test fires surface-to-surface tactical missile Prahaar

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Thursday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile 'Prahaar' from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Balasore. Following the successful flight test, Defence minister....

Mayawati allies with Ajit Jogi to uproot BJP in Chhattisgarh

Mayawati ignores Congress, allies with Ajit Jogi to uproot BJP in poll-bound Chhattisgarh

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Thursday announced that it will fight the upcoming Chhattisgarh assembly elections in alliance with Ajit Jogi-led Janta Congress Chhattisgarh and if the....

Gujarat Assembly passes bill for salary hike of legislators up to Rs 45,000

Gujarat Assembly passes bill for salary hike of legislators up to Rs 45,000

The Gujarat Assembly unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday, September 19, in the state by which salaries of speakers, ministers MLAs, deputy speaker will be increased up to Rs 45,000,....

PM Modi takes Delhi Metro from Dhaula Kuan to reach inaugural ceremony of India International Convention in Dwarka, watch video

PM Modi takes Delhi Metro from Dhaula Kuan to reach inaugural ceremony of India International Convention in Dwarka, watch video

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a metro ride from Dhaula Kuan to Dwarka to reach the inaugural ceremony of India International Convention and Expo Centre. As per reports,....

Rahul Gandhi coins new slogan against PM Modi, plays on chowkidar angle

Rahul Gandhi coins new slogan against PM Modi, plays on chowkidar angle

In a fresh blow on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday, September 20, lampooned the latter once again with a new slogan during a rally in....

Aligarh: UP Police kill 2 men in encounter, invite journalists to watch

Uttar Pradesh Police went steps ahead on Thursday after it shot dead two men in an encounter that was also video graphed by journalists present at the location. Reports said....

Arun Jaitley calls Rahul Gandhi a clown prince in a stinging counterattack on Rafale deal

Arun Jaitley calls Rahul Gandhi a clown prince in a stinging counterattack on Rafale deal

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday made a stinging attack at Congress president Rahul Gandhi accusing him of spreading lies and making false claims on Rafale deal. The senior....

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India, Pakistan foreign ministers to meet at UNGA; this is just chat, not dialogue, says govt

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to meet her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi at an informal meeting of SAARC foreign ministers on the sidelines of the United Nations....

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Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra gets bail after being arrested for making "derogatory" remarks on Odisha

After a brief arrest in Delhi on Thursday, journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra has been granted a bail on a surety of Rs 1 lakh. He has been further asked to join the....

Govt hikes interest rate on PPF, other small savings: 10 things to know

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Thursday announced new interest rates on small savings schemes, including National Savings Certificate (NSC) and Public Provident Fund (PPF). The interest rates on Kisan....

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Haryana panchayat acts like Khap, asks Muslims of Titoli village not to wear skull caps and sport long beards

A village Panchayat in Haryana's Rohtak district on Tuesday issued strictures to the Muslims of Titoli village asking them not to wear skull caps, sport long beards, offer namaz in....

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JD(U), BJP reach consensus on seat-sharing in Bihar for 2019 Lok Sabha elections after Amit Shah and Nitish Kumar hold talks

The BJP and JD(U), its alliance partner in Bihar, reached a consensus on seat-sharing in Bihar after BJP president Amit Shah and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar held a 30-minute talk....