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Ashok Khemka after 45th transfer in his 24 years of service, he calls it ‘painful’

Chandigarh: The change of guard at the Centre and in the state has not changed anything for senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who was on Wednesday once again transferred to....

Another batch of over 300 Indians to be evacuated from Yemen

New Delhi: After the rescue of more than 350 Indians from Aden, another batch of over 300 will be evacuated from Al Hudaydah Thursday night through sea route even as....

BJP President Amit Shah disapproves of Giriraj Singh’s remarks

New Delhi: Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who triggered a major row on Wednesday with his racist comments on Sonia Gandhi, was forced to express his regrets after a call from....

Yemen evacuation: Over 350 Indian nationals head home on two IAF flights

New Delhi: The Indian evacuation efforts of its stranded nationals in strife-torn Yemen was in full swing on Wednesday, as two Indian Air Force flights took off from Djibouti, on....

Robert Vadra hits out at Giriraj Singh

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Wednesday lashed out at union minister Giriraj Singh after he made racist remarks about her "white skin". "Appalled to read....

Giriraj Singh remarks on Sonia Gandhi cause outrage; Congress seeks removal

New Delhi/Patna: Union minister Giriraj Singh's racist remarks suggesting Sonia Gandhi was made Congress president for being a "white-skinned" person caused a national outrage on Wednesday with the Congress demanding....

NCMC reviews flood situation in Jammu and Kasmir

New Delhi: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met here on Wednesday to take stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. The committee reviewed the....

Corporate Espionage: Judicial custody of six accused extended

New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday extended till April 15 the judicial custody of six people who have been accused of leakage and sale of confidential government documents. Central....

Air India takes the delivery of 20th 787 Dreamliner

New Delhi : Air India Wednesday took the delivery of its 20th Dreamliner aircraft, and said that with its induction the airline hopes to expand its network. "Taking delivery of....

Union Minister Giriraj Singh makes racist comment on Sonia Gandhi

BIHAR: Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday made a racist comment on Congress President Sonia Gandhi’, claiming, “If Rajiv Gandhi had married a Nigerian then would Congress have accepted her....

PM Narendra Modi greets Odisha people on Utkala Dibasa

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Odisha day - Utkala Dibasa. "Wishing my sisters and brothers of Odisha on....

Coal Scam Case: Supreme Court stays summons to Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: In a relief to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the summons issued by a special court in connection with the allocation of....

Nearly 350 Indians evacuated from Yemen

New Delhi: Nearly 350 Indians were evacuated from Yemen's southern port city of Aden late on Tuesday, sources said. Those evacuated included, 220 men, 101 women and 28 children. They....

Service Tax Impact: What becomes expensive/cheaper from tomorrow

NEW DELHI: With some of the service tax proposals that were announced in the Budget coming into effect from tomorrow, there are a lot of things that will see a....

Watch: Male colleagues brutally beat a woman professor, drag her by hair

NEW DELHI: In a shocking video getting viral on the internet, a woman professor is seen being brutally beaten up by her male colleagues and dragged by hair. The incident....

Supreme Court rejects Jat reservation in PG medical and dental courses

NEW DELHI: The plea raised by the Jat students seeking reservation in admission to PG medical and dental courses was rejected by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The apex court....

Land Bill: CPI hits out at PM Narendra Modi for attacking opposition on the issue

New Delhi: CPI today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using the official media to criticise the opposition stand against the amendments to the land acquisition law and not consulting....

Vice Admiral SPS Cheema is new chief of Western Naval Command

Mumbai: Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Western Naval Command, the sword arm of the Indian Navy, from Vice Admiral....

Who can predict Rahul’s return, asks Javedekar

New Delhi: One can predict a solar and lunar eclipse but not when Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will return to active politics, BJP leader Prakash Javedekar said on Tuesday.....

AAP Crisis: Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to form a new party?

NEW DELHI: A lot is being witnessed from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that came into power in February this year enjoying a big majority. Even though the party Chief....

Babri Mosque Demolition Case: Supreme Court issues notice to LK Advani, other BJP leaders

NEW DELHI: On a petition that asked for conspiracy charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran LK Advani and other leaders in the Babri mosque demolition case, the Supreme Court....

PMO seeks explanation from Railway Minister over trains running late

NEW DELHI: The PMO has sought explanation on Tuesday from Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu over trains running late after it received complaints by the passengers, sources said. According to the....

No Indian study says tobacco causes cancer: Parliamentary panel head

New Delhi: As India is set to defer its April 1 deadline for increasing size of pictoral warnings on tobacco products after pressure from various lobbies, head of a Parliamentary....

All married women’s suicides can’t be due to harassment: Court

New Delhi: Every suicide by married women cannot be presumed to have been caused by harassment by the husbands or in-laws, a Delhi court said on Monday and acquitted a....

‘PM Modi among 31 leaders to have personal details leaked at G20 in Australia’

London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is among 31 world leaders whose personal details were inadvertently compromised at the G20 summit held in Australia last year, a media report said on....

Everything is ‘fine’ within the party, says AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Dismissing the reports of crisis within his party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief on Monday clarified and said, ‘everything is fine within AAP’. On Sunday, AAP released....

Hit and Run case: Salman Khan’s driver appears in court, says ‘I was driving the car’

MUMBAI: Actor Salman Khan’s driver Ashok Singh on Monday appeared before the court and said that ‘he was driving the car and not the actor’ at the time of the....

‘One day you will realise you were wrong’, says Ashutosh to Prashant Bhushan in an open letter

NEW DELHI: On one hand, where rebel leaders of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav are busy bombarding the party Chief Arvind Kejriwal with various charges, another....

Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya conferred Bharat Ratna

NEW DELHI: Freedom fighter and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya was conferred the India’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee in the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday. The....

Sena takes a jibe on Naseeruddin Shah over Indo-Pak remarks

Mumbai: Taking a dig on Naseeruddin Shah after he expressed regret over the strained relations between India and Pakistan, the Shiv Sena today said the veteran Bollywood actor can seek....