Category: India

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen backs Naseeruddin Shah

NEW DELHI: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Sunday came out in support of Naseeruddin Shah, who recently stoked controversy on…

NRC will weed out illegal migrants: Assam Finance Minister

Guwahati: The National Register of Citizens (NRC) will weed out a number of illegal migrants from Assam, said Himanta Biswa…

Teacher who topped recruitment exam says human body has 256 bones, arrested

AGRA: The 2015 district topper of primary teachers have been arrested by the Firozabad police administration for failing to answer…

MNS offers apologies after organizers cancel the invitation to Sehgal for a literary meet

Yavatmal: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday offered apologies after the organizers of Marathi Literary meet canceled…

Court orders Virbhadra Singh to appear in Disproportionate Assets Case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday directed former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh, to appear before it…

Harish Dwivedi urges PM to hike parliamentarians’ salaries

Basti: Harish Dwivedi, Member of the Parliament (MP) from Uttar Pradesh, on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hike…

Union Cabinet approves 10 percent quota for economically weaker upper castes

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved 10 percent reservation for the economically weaker upper castes in government jobs…

Series win in Australia as big as 83 World Cup win, if not bigger: Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket coach Ravi Shastri linked India's maiden Test series win on Australia soil with the historic 1983 World Cup…

SC issues notice to Anil Ambani over dues with Ericsson India

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to Reliance Communication Ltd. (RCom) chairman Anil Ambani seeking his…

Accidental Prime Minister: Director, firm faces UK Tax fraud charges

Mumbai: The VRG Digital Corporation Pvt Ltd the company linked to Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, the director ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’…

Brahma knew about Dinosaurs, mentioned it in Vedas: Scientists

Chandigarh: After controversies over Kauravas from the Indian Mythological epic Mahabharata being born using stem cell technology, Ancient Indians having…

Centre ‘misleading’ public on Rafale, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at…

EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath

Chennai: The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been canceled by the Election Commission…

Woman kidnapped, raped by 2 men; arrested after video went viral on social media

Muzaffarnagar: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped and raped by two men here last month, police said on Monday. The…

Rahul Gandhi’s doubts on HAL ‘incorrect’, ‘misleading’: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Taking on Congress President Rahul Gandhi's challenge, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the doubts raised about…

NCP MP shakes a leg to ‘Aankh Marey’ at school function

Mumbai: Proving that there is no harm in letting loose once in a while, a video has surfaced showing Nationalist…

Soon linkage of Aadhar to driving license mandatory: Law Minister

Phagwara: If the ruling government failed in linking your Aadhar with your mobile numbers and bank accounts, is has sought…

Bihar shelter horror: Girls were drugged, raped, made to dance on vulgar songs, says CBI

Patna: The massive sex scandal in Shelter homes in India comes as a shocker as minor, young girls in these…

Education Minister allegedly ordered student’s arrest for filming him

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde is accused of ordering the "arrest" of an undergraduate student for recording a conversation between…

LS Speaker suspends four more MPs

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday again suspended four TDP and AIADMK for two consecutive sittings for…