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Congress attacks Akalis over calendar commemorating Indira killers

New Delhi: Congress Wednesday attacked the Akali Dal-BJP government in Punjab and the SGPC in Parliament for marking the death anniversaries of the killers of Indira Gandhi and former Army....

Some ISIS sympathisers are under surveillance: Govt

New Delhi: A small number of Indian youths has joined the dreaded terror outfit ISIS after travelling to Iraq and Syria while a certain number of ISIS sympathisers is under....

Court accepts documents which say Salman had no driving license

The sessions court in Mumbai, which is conducting the trial in the hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, on Tuesday took on record replies submitted by the Regional Transport Offices....

Delhi CM Kejriwal wants ACs removed from new house, officials in fix

New Delhi: True to his aam aadmi credentials, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked Public Works Department to remove all air conditioners from the 6 Flagstaff Road residence in north....

Modi govt trying to impose Police Raj on Gujarat model: Congress

New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday accused the Modi government of trying to impose 'Police Raj' on 'Gujarat model' in the country after a Delhi Police communication asked the MPs not....

Opposition parties led by Sonia Gandhi march against Land Acquisition Bill

NEW DELHI: Over 100 Opposition MPs led by Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi today marched from Parliament to the Rashtrapati Bhawan protesting against the Land Acquisition Bill.  MPs and leaders from....

PM Modi’s brother attacks Centre for failing to live upto peoples’ expectations

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahlad on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it has "failed" to live up to peoples' expectations....

Network of 21 labs set up to combat Swine Flu: Government

To combat the outbreak of swine flu in the country, the Centre has established a network of 21 laboratories equipped to test the H1N1 virus and is providing logistics support....

Rajya Sabha adjourned briefly over Swamy’s remarks on demolishing mosques

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned briefly after Congress members created uproar over BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's reported remarks on demolishing mosques.  Soon after three-newly elected members took....

Increase in induction age in IAS, IPS, IFS for state cadre officers

New Delhi: In a good news for state cadre officers, age limit for induction in all-India services like the IAS and IPS has been increased from 54 to 56. The....

No final decision yet on Rafale aircraft deal: Govt

New Delhi: Negotiation is taking place for procurement of medium multi-role combat aircraft from Dassault Aviation France but "no final decision" has been taken, the government informed the Rajya Sabha....

Can’t penalise political parties as they have no CPIO: CIC

New Delhi: Expressing its helplessness in implementing its order bringing six political parties within the purview of the RTI Act, CIC has said it cannot impose any penalty on them....

‘Hurt’ that Narendra Modi could not visit: Maldives

New Delhi: Maldives Tuesday voiced its "hurt" at Prime Minister Narendra Modi not visiting it during his recent trip to the region even as it sought to allay India's concerns....

Sharad Yadav unapologetic; clashes with Irani over ‘dark complexion’ comment

The controversy over the sexist remarks of JD-U leader Sharad Yadav refused to die down as he remained unapologetic in the Rajya Sabha that witnessed uproar briefly on Monday over....

Nun gangrape case: Strongest action will be taken, says CM Mamata

With police yet to arrest those behind the alleged gangrape of a septuagenarian nun at a convent in Nadia, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said “strongest action”....

No person should suffer for want of Aadhar: SC to Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all the states to "adhere to" its earlier order that no person should be denied any benefits or "suffer"....

After Rahul, government could spy on officials, parties, media: Congress

Ranchi: Congress on Monday demanded a probe into the alleged snooping on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi as it claimed that the next targets could be persons from the bureaucracy,....

Panel regrets non-response by EU to PM Modi’s Brussels visit plan

New Delhi: A high-level European Parliament delegation on Monday expressed "regret" over non-response of the European Union to India's proposal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Brussels next month....

Corporate espionage: Court to hear arguments on bail on March 18

New Delhi: The arguments on the bail pleas of three corporate executives, arrested for their alleged roles in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case, was on Monday deferred for two....

IMF for greater say to India; US not ratifying reforms: Christine Lagarde

New Delhi: Pitching for greater say to India at the IMF, its chief Christine Lagarde on Monday said the US is "not ratifying" the quota reforms that would facilitate larger....

Proposal to revamp Brahmaputra Board under consideration: Government to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: A proposal for revamping and rechristening of the Brahmaputra Board into North-East and Brahmaputra River Rejuvenation Authority is under active consideration of the Ministry of Water Resources, Government....

Metro Wrap: Swine Flu outbreak in Maharashtra; Delhi government warns private schools for charging extra fees & more

Swine flu death toll climbs to 1731; number of cases touches 30,000-mark across India

New Delhi: The swine flu toll in the country climbed to 1,731 on Monday as 21 more deaths were reported even as the number of persons affected by the disease....

UK Navy Chief to hold talks with defence officials

New Delhi: British Navy Chief will hold talks with top defence officials on enhancement of training exchanges and visit various naval installations during his four-day trip to the country. Admiral....

Indira Gandhi’s killers are celebrated as martyrs, Congress slams SGPC calender

NEW DELHI: The new Nanaksakhi calendar, which is released by the SGPC (Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee), has marked Indira Gandhi's killers as martyrs. The Nanaksakhi calendar features the deaths of....

Opposition in Rajya Sabha seeks extension of tenure of two select committees

New Delhi: Opposition members Monday sought extension of tenure of the two select committees set up to examine two bills to replace ordinances on coal and mines, saying the issues....

Rain lashes North, kills 14 people and damages crops

Widespread rains battered large swathes of North India today bringing mercury down by several notches, even as it claimed 14 lives and damaged crops in several regions.  Twelve people were....

BJP alleges Digvijaya Singh took money from MP builder, Congess denies

Bhopal: The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has alleged that Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh took crores of rupees from a local builder in lieu of granting undue favours to....

Kejriwal to be discharged tomorrow: Doctor

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is being treated at Jindal Nature Cure Institute near here for chronic cough and asthma-related problems, will be discharged tomorrow.  "The Delhi Chief Minister....

AAP govt’s performance in first month is zero: BJP

New Delhi: Slamming Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Sunday alleged that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aim was only to "grab power" and termed the achievement of....

10 crore toilets to be constructed by 2019: Government

Vadodara: The Centre has set a target of construction of 10 crore toilets in the country by 2019 as a part of the government's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', Union Minister....