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RTI exposes Neta’s hunger. Will they stop mocking the poor? Join the NewsX campaign to end MP cruelty

NEW DELHI: In what could be tagged as an absolute mockery of the poor, the Parliamentarians are getting a food subsidy that would leave each one of you speechless. The....

Indian equities open higher in morning trade

Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Wednesday opened higher and was trading at 27,831.79 points some 30 minutes....

10 CMs meeting in Bengaluru on ‘Swachh Bharat’

Bengaluru: Chief ministers of 10 states across the country are meeting here on Wednesday to discuss steps to achieve universal sanitation, improve cleanliness and make India open defecation free by....

Industry of red tape thrives on doubt: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the "industry of red tape" thrives on doubt, while the "road with red carpet" is built on trust as he highlighted....

My remarks misinterpreted, says Jaitley

Stanford (US): Under attack from Congress over his remarks on financial dealings between Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's son and former IPL chief Lalit Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said....

Lakhvi release: India takes up concerns with China at ‘highest level’

New Delhi: India has taken up with China "at the highest level" its concerns over Beijing blocking its move in the UN for action against Pakistan over the release of....

FSSAI bans sale of Mulmin vitamin drops

New Delhi: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Tuesday directed manufacturers to totally withdraw from the market "Mulmin vitamin drops" prescribed for one-year-old children. In a....

St. Stephen’s teacher’s anticipatory bail plea dismissed

New Delhi: A court here on Tuesday dismissed an anticipatory bail plea of a St. Stephen's college teacher accused of molesting a PhD student. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Garg dismissed....

Congress is most communal party of India: BJP

New Delhi: Terming the Congress as the most communal party of the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said that looking at Yoga Day celebrations through the eyes of....

Will invoke ESMA, Delhi government warns striking doctors

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Tuesday said it would explore all options to bring the striking government hospital resident doctors to work, and added that the Essential Services Maintenance....

CBSE to re-conduct AIPMT exam on July 25

New Delhi: The CBSE on Tuesday announced that it would re-conduct the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses on July 25. Central Board of Secondary....

Lalit Modi Row: Arvind Kejriwal’s swipe at PM Modi in Delhi Assembly

NEW DELHI:  The controversy over the Lalit Modi issue is increasing with each passing day. Following a continuous protest from all of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmakers in the....

Nobody should help Lalit Modi, says BJP MP

New Delhi: A Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarian on Tuesday said "no one should help an absconder like (former IPL chief) Lalit Modi". "Lalit Modi is an absconder and no one....

Mother Teresa’s successor Sister Nirmala is dead

Kolkata: Sister Nirmala, who succeeded Mother Teresa as superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, died here on Tuesday, sources at the catholic religious order's global headquarters Mother House said.....

Poster criticises Modi’s Ramadan call to Pakistan

New Delhi: In a veiled criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Ramadan call to Pakistan and Bangladesh, posters featuring former BJP general secretary Sanjay Joshi were put up outside homes....

Cong questions Jaitley’s ‘clean chit’ to Raje’s son

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday accused External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of violating central laws in their dealings with former IPL chief Lalit....

Sunanda murder case: Polygraph test conducted on six Tharoor aides

New Delhi: Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is probing the murder of Sunanda Pushkar, has conducted a polygraph or lie detector test on six people closely associated with....

Attack on Afghan parliament cowardly act: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the attack on the Afghanistan parliament and called it a "cowardly act". "The attack on the Afghanistan Parliament is a despicable....

App soon for free download of NCERT books: Irani

New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Monday announced that soon a mobile application would be launched to enable students to download all NCERT textbooks for free. "On....

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20,000 resident doctors in Delhi strike work

New Delhi: Over 20,000 resident doctors in 25 Delhi government hospitals on Monday went on strike demanding increased security and life-saving drugs at the hospitals. The doctors, under the banner....

LK Advani’s ‘emergency’ remark points at someone; who this person is, Saamana questions

MUMBAI: The recent controversial ‘emergency’ remark from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran LK Advani has raised many questions and has definitely put its party into major embarrassment.   Advani....

Sonia condemns attack on Afghan parliament

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday condemned the terror attack on Afghan parliament, calling it a "heinous attempt by fundamentalists to subvert democratic forces". Expressing deep concern over....

Indian Navy rescues 20 members of a vessel in distress

Mumbai: The Indian Navy rescued 20 people from a drifting vessel off the Mumbai coast early Monday after receiving a distress signal, an official said. The vessel, Jindal Kamakshi, with....

India, Pakistan using fishermen as bargaining chips: Daily

Islamabad: India and Pakistan are using arrested fishermen "as bargaining chips", a leading Pakistani daily said, adding that the fishermen want to make a decent living and are not a....

Two Guinness records set on first yoga day

New Delhi: The first International Yoga Day at Rajpath saw two Guinness World Records being set - for the largest number of participants in a yoga lesson at a single....

Pakistan fires at Indian positions on international border

Jammu: Pakistan Rangers on Monday resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the international border in R.S. Pura sector of Jammu district. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at....

Yoga can combat greed, violence, says Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to embrace yoga for "highest divine perfection" and to combat greed and violence. Addressing the International Conference on Yoga for....

From Siachen to South China Sea, armed forces mark Yoga Day

New Delhi: India's armed forces on Sunday demonstrated the country's 'soft-power', participating in the first International Yoga Day at the highest battlefield of Siachen to the South China Sea and....

Army celebrates Yoga Day at Siachen

Jammu: The Indian Army on Sunday celebrated the inaugural International Yoga Day at Siachen Glacier, the world's highest military base. The day was also celebrated by military personnel in Jammu....

Pakistan should embrace yoga for peace: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Kolkata: Asserting that yoga as religion neutral, union Minister for IT and Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday urged Pakistan to embrace yoga to bring peace in the country. "Yoga....