Category: India

Nirav Modi declared ‘proclaimed absconder’ in customs case

Mumbai: A Gujarat court on Thursday declared fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi as a "proclaimed absconder" in a customs duty evasion…

President Kovind, PM Modi extend Gujarati New Year greetings

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the people of Gujarat on the…

2nd Demonetisation anniversary: Cong condemns democracy’s ‘black day’

New Delhi: On the second anniversary of the central government's demonetisation drive on Thursday, the Congress party criticised the Prime…

Action to be taken against those flouted SC order on Diwali

Mumbai (Maharashtra): Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Police Abhishek Trimukhe on Wednesday said that action would be taken against those who…

Cracker timing flouted in Chandigarh, Punjab

Chandigarh: Many people exploded crackers in Chandigarh as well as Punjab and Haryana to celebrate Diwali on Wednesday ahead of…

SC ban on crackers on Diwali in Delhi-NCR not very effective

New Delhi: Despite the Supreme Courts directives, people in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday continued to burst crackers on Diwali well past…

MP Polls: CM Chouhan’s brother-in-law in Congress’ fourth list

New Delhi : The Congress party on Wednesday released its fourth list of 29 candidates for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh…

Petrol, diesel prices cut once again after Diwali

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices in New Delhi witnessed a drop and will be sold at Rs 78.21 per…

“Waste of public money for Sardar Patel Statue”: Comment on social media making rounds

The amount spent on the erection of Sardar Patel’s statue in Gujarat was the public money which could have been…

Youth sets off Diwali cracker in 3-year-old’s mouth, victim critical

Lucknow: A three-year-old girl was critically wounded in Meerut when a mischievous youth put a fire cracker in her mouth…

Tigress Avni killing: Shooter’s father threatens to sue Maneka Gandhi

Hyderabad: Sharpshooter Shafath Ali Khan, whose son Azgher Ali Khan was allegedly involved in the killing of Tigress Avni, has…

Will come again with my husband: South Korean First Lady at the Taj

Agra: Mesmerised by the exquisite beauty of the monument of love, the Taj Mahal, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung…

Sitharaman celebrates Diwali with troops in Arunachal

Itanagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday celebrated Diwali with soldiers and their families at Hyulong in Arunachal Pradesh. The…

Hindu Samiti wants Tipu Jayanti celebrations to be called off immediately

Panaji (Goa): Denouncing 18th-century ruler Tipu Sultan, the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, sister outfit of Hindu right-wing group Sanathan Sanstha, on…

C’garh polls: Satnami Samaj’s Guru Baldas, son join Congress

Raipur (Chhattisgarh): With just a few days left for the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, the ruling Bharatiya…

Happy Diwali, but not for cracker traders

New Delhi: Diwali lacks sparkle for firecracker dealers of Delhi's Sadar Bazar wholesale market. The Supreme Court has restricted sale…

Supreme Court orders violated in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Residents in Ghaziabad began exploding firecrackers in Ghaziabad as the sun started setting, brazenly violating Supreme Court orders that…

PM Modi shares Diwali celebrations details with Netanyahu

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared the details about his Diwali celebrations with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin…

Petrol, diesel prices stay unchanged on Diwali

New Delhi: Following five consecutive days of cuts, state-run oil marketing companies kept prices of key domestic transport fuels --…

Say no to crackers, alcohol on Diwali: IMA

New Delhi: Indian Medical Association (IMA), on Diwali, has asked people to avoid bursting firecrackers and abstain from consuming alcohol…