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Aligarh village panchayat bans mobile phones for minor girls

New Delhi: An Aligarh village panchayat has banned mobile phone usage for girls under the age of 18 years.   The village authorities of the village of Basauli in Gonda....

Delhi government moves SC on water crisis due to Jat stir

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Saturday moved the Supreme Court over the sudden water crisis in the capital due to the Jat agitation in Haryana.   "Delhi government moves....

DMDK leader claims his supporters want him to be the ‘king’

Chennai: DMDK leader A Vijayakanth on Saturday said his supporters want him to be the "king" and not the "kingmaker" in the Tamil Nadu politics. Addressing a massive rally at....

Government agrees to discuss JNU in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The Opposition has demanded a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the situation in universities across the country, including JNU, and the government has agreed to it.  ....

Congress blames Haryana CM over violence of Jat agitation

New Delhi: The Congress, condemning the violence that erupted in Haryana against the backdrop of Jat agitation for reservations, on Saturday, blamed the Manohar Lal Khattar government for failing to....

Netas create communal hatred: TN youth icon Siddharth takes a stand

Kollywood star and a youth icon, Siddharth, today spoke to NewsX exclusively about his opinions on the recent national stir over Jawaharlal Nehru University and the debate of rising intolerance....

Assam CM flags off ‘Mukti Caravan’ a campaign against child trafficking

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday flagged off the 'Mukti Caravan', a campaign on wheels against child trafficking spearheaded by Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) in association with the....

Kailash Satyarthi urges Centre to invest more on children

Kolkata: Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday urged the Indian government to invest more on children. "The budget session is going to begin soon. I would like to....

Former SAD leader Hans Raj Hans joins Congress

Chandigarh: Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans on Saturday joined the Congress party in the presence of Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh at the latter’s house here. Hans, who remained politically....

Intolerance, violence against the establishment rising among youth: Kailash Satyarthi

Kolkata:  Intolerance, violence and disillusionment against the establishment is on the rise among the young globally, Nobel Peace Price recipient Kailash Satyarthi said here on Saturday.   "I see that....

Hardik complains of dizziness, admitted to hospital

Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel, the leader of the Patel quota agitation who is on protest hunger strike while in judicial custody, has been admitted to hospital after he complained of dizziness,....

J&K terror attack: Two CRPF jawans killed, 10 injured

Srinagar:  Two CRPF troopers were killed and 10 other people including civilians injured on Saturday in a gunfight between guerrillas and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.  ....

Arunachal CM assures governor he will continue welfare steps

Itanagar: Newly sworn-in Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul on Saturday promised Governor JP Rajkhowa that he will carry forward all the welfare initiatives taken by the governor during President's....

J&K terror attack: Fierce gunfight in Pampore

Latest on strings of terror attacks in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a CRPF patrolling party was targeted on Saturday in the region of Pampore by three terrorists. Seven....

BJP slams Jadavpur VC of being a ‘Trinamool Congress appointee’

Kolkata: The BJP on Saturday accused Jadavpur University vice chancellor Suranjan Das of being a "Trinamool Congress appointee" and failing to identify the students who raised pro-Afzal Guru slogans. Das....

Jat quota agitation: BJP appeals for peace in press conference

New Delhi: With the Jat quota agitation in Haryana spreading across the region, many have turned to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to seek an end to the....

Former union minister Kalraj Mishra

Himachal industrial town to get Rs 102.32 crore technology centre

Baddi: Union Minister for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Kalraj Mishra along with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a Rs 102.32 crore....

Modi, Shah to address farmers’ convention in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The stage is set for a farmers' convention to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah at Bargarh in Odisha on....

First phase of Kochi Smart City opens amid opposition boycott

Kochi: The first phase of Kochi Smart City project - a 6.5 lakh square feet IT tower - was inaugurated on Saturday but the Left opposition boycotted the function. No....

National Herald case: Court exempts Gandhis, grants bail to Pitroda

New Delhi: A court here on Saturday granted bail to Sam Pitroda, a former chairman of the National Innovation Council, and also granted exemption to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice....

Army columns conduct flag marches in Haryana

Rohtak: Army columns conducted flag marches at various places in violence-hit districts of Haryana on Saturday as security forces grappled with the tense situation in areas where the Jat agitation....

India signs nine agreements with Nepal

New Delhi: India and Nepal on Saturday signed nine agreements following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli.   “India and Nepal....

Jat protest: Haryana Police trying hard to control violence

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police on Saturday said instances of violence have come down in the city and efforts are being made to control the agitation caused by Jat protestors demanding....

Khattar government lets Jat agitation go out of hand

Chandigarh: Over the past month, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has been marketing Haryana as an ideal and peaceful investment destination across the country and even in China and Japan.....

Jat protest: Jammu-Vaishno Devi buses, trains halted

Jammu: All inter-state trains and buses plying between Jammu and Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine basecamp town of Katra were suspended on Saturday in view of the Jats' stir in Haryana,....

Kejriwal expresses concern over jat agitation in Haryana

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed concern over the ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana and discussed the issue with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Haryana Chief....

Maharashtra taskforce suggests formula to end farmers’ suicides

Nagpur: Tasked by the Maharashtra government to study the farm crisis in the state, Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM) has announced a two-point formula which it claims could be....

India, Nepal hold delegation-level talks

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli led delegation-level talks here on Saturday, the second day of the latter's six-day visit to India.  ....

Prime Minister Modi meets his Nepali counterpart

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli on Saturday, the second day of the latter's six-day visit to India.   The two leaders met....

10,000 more beds in Delhi hospitals by 2017

New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Friday said that the government will add 10,000 beds in its hospitals by 2017, among a slew of other facilities including free....