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Monday, January 31

Union Budget 2022: Full list of schemes announced by Finance Minister

New Delhi, Feb 01: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday presented her fourth Union Budget in Parliament in a paperless format just like last year. No change in income tax slab 8 million houses under PM Awas Yojana in

Budget 2022: Defence Budget upped by 68%

New Delhi, Feb 01: The Defence Procurement Budget has been raised by 68 per cent, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman announced today. The announcement was made during the Union Budget and is aimed at encouraging a more self-reliant defence sector. ....

UP elections: Akhilesh Yadav owns assets worth Rs 40.14 crore, but no vehicle [full details]

Mainpuri (UP), Jan 31: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav filed nomination papers for the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh election from the Karhal assembly constituency in Mainpuri district on Monday.He has declared his assets worth in the nomination pap....

Budget 2022: NGOs recommend creating separate ministry, special digital literacy scheme for elderly

New Delhi, Jan 31: Setting up a separate ministry and creating special scheme on digital literacy for the elderly are among the recommendations made by some NGOs for the upcoming budget. HelpAge India, a not-for-profit working for elder care, in its

Sunday, January 30

Punjab elections: All odds to be CM face leaning towards Channi

New Delhi, Jan 31: There is bound to be some amount of infighting within the Congress with the party leaning towards make Charanjit Singh Channi the Chief Ministerial candidate ahead of the Punjab Assembly Elections 2022. The feedback that

Do not let politics, polls affect Budget session: PM Modi urges MPs

New Delhi, Jan 31: "Debates with an open mind during this budget session by the MPs could be a great opportunity. I hope all parties will hold talks with an open mind for India's progress," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said ahead of

Channi or Sidhu? Congress begins talks on CM face in Punjab

New Delhi, Jan 30: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has started discussions with party leaders and workers to pick its chief ministerial face in poll-bound Punjab, where it is seeking to retain power, party sources said on Sunday. Gandhi is

Union Budget 2022: Key things to know

New Delhi, Jan 30: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on February 1 present her fourth straight Union Budget when she presents financial statements and tax proposals for fiscal year 2022-23 (April 2022 to March 2023). India's first budget The

Saturday, January 29

Kerala to Karnataka: How ISIS terrorists are propagating ideology

New Delhi, Jan 30: Deepthi Marla, Mohammad Waqar Lone, Mizha Siddeeque, Shifa Haris, Obaid Hamid Matta, Madesh Shankar, Ammar Abdul Rahiman and Muzamil Hassan Bhat have been named in the chargesheet by the National Investigation Agency in connection ....

Goa polls: Amit Shah to address three indoor public meetings today

Panaji, Jan 30: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a day-long visit to poll-bound Goa on Sunday, during which he is scheduled to address separate indoor public meetings in three Assembly constituencies in the state, a party functionary said.

Punjab elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu declares assets worth Rs 44.63 cr

Chandigarh, Jan 29: Punjab Congress chief Navjoj Singh Sidhu has declared in his election affidavit that he owns two high-end SUVs, watches worth Rs 44 lakh and residential properties worth Rs 35 crore. The cricketer-turned-politician filed his nomin....

Padmashri Sardar Iqbal Singh passes away: President Kovind, PM Modi mourn social worker's death

New Delhi, Jan 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mourned the death of social worker Sardar Iqbal Singh, who was listed for receiving Padma Shri by the Government of India recently. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister wrote "Pained

Friday, January 28

Akhilesh cracking jokes ahead of UP polls: Naqvi

New Delhi, Jan 29: Union Minister Mukthar Abbas Naqvi asked if Samajwadi Party leader, Akhilesh Yadav was cracking jokes ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Elections. He was taking a dig after Yadav blamed the BJP for his chopper getting delayed on

India bought Pegasus as part of defence deal with Israel in 2017: Report

New York, Jan 23: The Israeli spyware Pegasus and a missile system were the "centerpieces" of a roughly USD 2 billion deal of sophisticated weapons and intelligence gear between India and Israel in 2017, according to a report in The New

Thursday, January 27

Is the LTTE attempting a return via Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Jan 28: The National Investigation Agency booked five persons on the charge that they were furthering the activities of the LTTE and were using fake documents to withdraw money. The case came to light following the arrest of

Arbitrary: SC scraps indefinite suspension of 12 BJP MLAs from Maharashtra Assembly

New Delhi, Jan 28: The Supreme Court quashed one-year suspension from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly of 12 BJP MLAs while terming it unconstitutional and arbitrary. SC has held the suspension could have only been for the ongoing Monsoon sessio....

Covid curbs eased in Delhi: What's allowed, what's not? See new guidelines

New Delhi, Jan 27: The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Thursday decided to lift the weekend curfew and the odd-even system of opening non-essential shops in the city. As per the latest order, restaurants, bars, cinema halls and theatres are al....

Probe ordered after video of school children made to praise PM Modi, UP CM goes viral

Siddharthnagar (UP), Jan 27: The district authorities on Thursday ordered a probe over the allegation of school children being asked to raise slogans praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by their principal and teac....

Wednesday, January 26

Pakistan could use bigger drones against India in future: Intel

New Delhi, Jan 27: In the year 2021 there were as many as 68 drone sightings in India and this has raised concerns over a new security threat. The Border Security Force is looking for ways to detect the smaller drones

Our numbers are accurate: Twitter on Rahul Gandhi’s allegation

New Delhi, Jan 27: Twitter has said that the numbers of the micro-blogging platform are accurate. The clarification came after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's letter to Twitter over his follower count. A spokesperson for Twitter said that follower cou....

37 personalities write to CM Bommai, MLAs over violence against religious minorities

Bengaluru, Jan 26: A group of 34 people, including writers, academicians, scientists, environmentalists and artists, among others, have written a letter to Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and legislators expressing concern over what they ca....

Punjab elections: It's Sidhu vs Majithia in Amritsar East; ex-CM Badal to contest from Lambi

Chandigarh, Jan 26: Senior Shiromani Akali Dal Bikram Singh Majithia will be contesting against Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu from Amritsar East in the upcoming Punjab elections. The party has fielded former CM Parkash Singh Badal from Lam....

Tuesday, January 25

Racket involving bogus bills of Rs 234 crore busted in Mumbai

New Delhi, Jan 26: The officers of Mumbai Central CGST Commissionerate of Mumbai Zone have busted a fake GST Input Tax Credit (ITC) racket involving bogus bills of Rs.234 Crores and fake ITC of Rs. 41 Crores and arrested a businessman

India’s vaccination coverage crossed 163.58 crore

New Delhi, Jan 26: With the administration of more than 59 lakh Doses (59,50,731) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 163.58 Cr (1,63,58,44,536) as per provisional reports till 7 am today, the Minist....

This video of unusual coral reefs will leave you wonderstruck! Watch here

New Delhi, Jan 26: The highly unusual discovery of coral reefs off the coast of Tahiti has left many wonderstruck. A video was posted by UNESCO which shows the recently discovered coral reefs considered as one of the world's

Jairam Ramesh makes a Azad not Ghulam analogy: Read here

New Delhi, Jan 26: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh took an indirect dig at Ghulam Nabi Azad after he was awarded the Padma Bhushan. Ramesh took a dig while commenting on the news that former West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadeb

Thursday, January 20

Clubhouse app case: Mumbai cops arrest 3 from Haryana for targeting Muslim women

Mumbai, Jan 21: Mumbai police have arrested three persons from Haryana in connection with the chat on Clubhouse app, in which obscene comments were allegedly made against Muslim women, an official said on Friday. Personnel of the cyber police station....

PM Modi most popular world leaders with 71 percent rating: Survey

New Delhi, Jan 21: With an approval rating of 71 per cent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most popular leader globally, according to the survey released by Morning Consult Political Intelligence. PM Modi has overtaken world leaders like

Mask not required for children below 5: Govt issues revised Covid guidelines

New Delhi, Jan 20: Use of antivirals or monoclonal antibodies is not recommended for those less than 18 years of age, irrespective of severity of Covid infection, and if steroids are used, they should be tapered over 10 to 14 days,

Cong slams PM Modi over abduction of Arunachal teen, Chinese bridge over Pangong lake

New Delhi, Jan 20: The Congress on Thursday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioned his "silence" on the reported abduction of a teenager from Arunachal Pradesh allegedly by the Chinese army, and the building of a bridge by that country

Wednesday, January 19

'The nation exists from us and we exist from the nation', says PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the launch of 'Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore' via video conferencing. While delivering the keynote address at the national launch ceremony of 'Azadi Ke Amrit M....

PM Modi speaks to SAD leader Parkash Singh Badal after he tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi, Jan 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to veteran Shiromani Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal and enquired about his health on Thursday, after the 94-year-old tested positive for Covid-19 and was admitted to a hospital in Ludhiana. ....

Will schools in Maharashtra reopen next week amid rising Omicron cases? Proposal sent to CM

Mumbai, Jan 19: The schools in Maharashtra might possibly open next week if Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray gives a nod. A proposal on the issue has been sent and the decision is expected to be taken by the government this week,

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over China's illegal bridge in Ladakh's Pangong Tso lake

New Delhi, Jan 19: Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over China constructing a bridge on the Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control (LAC).He took Twitter to question the reason behind PM

Tuesday, January 18

SC pulls up Andhra, Bihar for non-payment of compensation to kin of Covid victims

New Delhi, Jan 19: The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up Andhra Pradesh and Bihar governments for non-payment of compensation to the kin of the victims of Covid-19 despite the orders of the court. The apex court summoned Chief Secretaries

How lawyers should attend court through mobile phones

New Delhi, Jan 19: Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has assured that lawyers can attend the proceedings through their mobile phone if they do not have a laptop or desktop, according to the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA). The Chief

Bharat Biotech urges health workers to administer only approved Covid vaccine to 15-18 year age group

Hyderabad, Jan 18: India's first indigenous Covid vaccine developer Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said that it is getting complaints that children in the age group 15 to 18 of being administered unapproved COVID-19 vaccines.  Hence, it requested the....

Delhi shivers at 8.5 deg C, max temperature also dips

New Delhi, Jan 18: Delhi reeled under very cold conditions as the mercury fell on Tuesday, with parts of the city registering a drop in maximum temperature by even six notches below the normal. The minimum temperature settled at 8.5 degrees

Monday, January 17

Assembly elections: Survey predicts win for BJP in four states

New Delhi, Jan 18: The BJP is likely to retain Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa. In Punjab a hung assembly is predicted, where the Congress will not be the single largest party, an opinion poll has predicted. The

NEET PG Counselling: MCC’s important note of UR Category

New Delhi, Jan 18: As part of the NEET PG Counselling, the Medical Counselling Committee has issued a notice for candidates who want to change their categories to unreserved category. The process can be completed on the official website.

Real CM will be someone who deserves the post, says Sonu Sood in video shared by Congress

Chandigarh, Jan 17: The Congress on Monday shared a short video, showing actor Sonu Sood saying ''the real CM'' will be the one who deserves to be at the post and not that person who declares himself to be the chief ministerial

I can beat up Modi: Congress leader's video kicks up controversy

Mumbai, Jan 17: Maharashtra Congress President Nana Patole has courted controversy after a video clip showed him saying he can "beat up" and "badmouth Modi" went viral, prompting the BJP to launch an attack on him. Patole, however, la....

Sunday, January 16

EC meets on Punjab request to defer polls in view of Ravidas Jayanti

New Delhi, Jan 17: The Election Commission is currently discussing demands by various political parties to defer the February 14 assembly polls in Punjab in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti. According to reports, the EC is likely to announce its decision....

J&K youth being tricked into joining terror ranks by Pakistan: Officials

New Delhi, Jan 17: Pakistani mercenaries operating in Jammu and Kashmir are tricking the youth into terrorism and using them as "terror mules" who can even be eliminated if they plan to shun the path of violence, senior security officials said

COVID-19: Passengers arriving in Mumbai from UAE exempted from 7-day home quarantine

Mumbai, Jan 16: No special Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) will be henceforth applicable to passengers coming from the United Arab Emirates, including Dubai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Sunday. As per the earlier SOPs, ....

Manipur Congress vice-president quits post ahead of assembly polls

Imphal, Jan 16: Manipur Congress vice-president Kh Ratankumar Singh on Sunday resigned from the party post ahead of the assembly election, a senior leader of the party said. According to the resignation letter, he quit the post but did

Saturday, January 15

India completes one year of Covid-19 vaccination drive; over 156 cr jab administered

New Delhi, Jan 16: India completed one year of its vaccination drive against Covid-19 on Sunday. Under the world's largest vaccination Drive, India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 156.76 crore. More than 66 lakh vaccine doses ....

India registers 2,71,202 new Covid-19 cases, 314 deaths; Omicron tally at 7,743

New Delhi, Jan 16: India added 2,71,202 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,71,22,164, including 7,743 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The country saw....

Dharma Sansad case: Cops pick up Yati Narasimhanand in Haridwar

Dehradun, Jan 15: The Uttarakhand Police on Saturday picked up Yati Narasimhanand from his dharna site in Haridwar in connection with the case of Dharma Sansad where alleged hate speeches against Muslims were delivered. Yati Narasimhanand has been br....

Punjab CM Channi writes to ECI, demands polling be postponed

Chandigarh, Jan 15: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has urged the Election Commission of India to postpone the February 14 assembly polls by six days in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti. Voting for Punjab's 117 assembly seats will be held

Friday, January 14

Akhilesh Yadav doesn't need Dalits: Bhim Army chief rules out alliance with SP

Lucknow, Jan 15: Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad on Saturday ruled out the possibility of an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. Azad Samaj Party is a political outfit which is headed by....

CDS chopper crash: What is CFIT that is pronounced as see-fit

New Delhi, Jan 15: The Tri-Services Court of Inquiry submitted its preliminary findings on the chopper crash that claimed the life of India's first Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other Air Force personnel....

Thursday, January 13

Goa polls 2022: BJP to contest 38 out of 40 seats, Candidates list after Jan 16

Panaji, Jan 14: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which currently rules Goa, has decided to contest 38 out of the total 40 Assembly seats in the state, where elections will be held next month, a senior party functionary said on Friday.

Bedridden for 5 years, Jharkhand Man starts walking, speaking after 1st dose of Covishield dose: Doctors

Bokaro, Jan 14: A 55-year-old man in Jharkhand, who was bedridden following a road accident five years back, started to walk and speak after he was administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine, doctors claimed on Thursday. Stunned over

Ladakh, J&K, Himachal and Uttarakhand likely to witness rise in high temp in 2030, 2050 and 2085: Study

New Delhi, Jan 14: Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are likely to witness an increase in high temperature over periods of 2030, 2050 and 2085, a report released by the government on Thursday said. The Forest

As Covid cases multiply, India records 2,64,202 new infections, death count rises to 315

New Delhi, Jan 14: India added 2,64,378 new coronavirus infections, the highest single-day rise in the ongoing wave, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,63,17,927, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today. The daily positiv....

Tuesday, January 11

Direct links to check UCEED CEED 2022 admit cards

New Delhi, Jan 12: The UCEED CEED 2022 admit cards have been released. The same is available on the official website. The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay released the admit cards for the Common Entrance Exam for Design and

I am with Swami Prasad Maurya, will join SP: Rebel BJP MLA refutes daughter's 'kidnapping' claims

Lucknow, Jan 12: Rebel BJP MLA Vinay Shakya on Wednesday, refuted his daughter's claim of being ‘forcibly taken away,' and said that he will join the Samajwadi Party. Vinay Shakya said that he was with Swami Prasad Maurya who joined ....

Odisha panchayat elections: Dates of polls and results announced

Bhubaneswar, Jan 11: The Odisha State Election Commission on Tuesday announced that panchayat polls will be conducted in five phases from February 16, amid strict adherence to Covid protocols. The State Election Commission has banned rallies and vict....

Lakshadweep achieves 100 per cent vaccination of children aged 15-18

Kavaratti, Jan 11: Lakshadweep has become first among the Union Territories and the states to have achieved the feat of vaccinating all those eligible in the age group of 15 to 18 years in a short span of time.

Karnataka imposes additional Covid-19 restrictions: Protests prohibited, intensifies surveillance at borders

Bengaluru, Jan 11: Despite failing to prevent Congress' Mekedatu padayatra, the Karnataka government on Monday announced additional containment measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.As per the new order, rallies, dharnas or protests are fully pr....

Maharashtra govt trying to frustrate probe against former minister Anil Deshmukh: CBI to SC

New Delhi, Jan 11: The CBI has told the Supreme Court that efforts are being made by the Maharashtra government to frustrate the investigation against the state's former home minister Anil Deshmukh by resorting to register such cases which are having....

Monday, January 10

Tamil Nadu reports 13,990 new Covid cases; govt extends curbs till Jan 31, night curfew to continue

Chennai, Jan 10: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing Covid-19 curbs in the state till January 31 and imposed additional restrictions over the entry into religious places of worship from January 14 to 18, to contain the spread of Covid-19

Goa elections: Congress may upset BJP's plans, say observers

Panaji, Jan 10: With just over a month to go for Assembly elections in Goa, political observers feel the Congress may upset BJP's plans for retaining power in the coastal state, but appear less enthused about Trinamool Congress, whose entry has

Sunday, January 09

Supreme Court agrees to hear Dharam Sansad hate speech case

New Delhi, Jan 10: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of alleged hate speech delivered during 'Dharma Sansad' held in Haridwar. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing in the PIL, mentions the matter before a Bench headed by

COVID-19 Booster Dose in India: How To Register Online, Eligibility, Guidelines, Dose Gap and other Details

New Delhi, Jan 10: India began administering the precaution dose of Covid vaccine to healthcare and frontline workers and comorbid people aged 60 and above from today in a bid to stymie the coronavirus spread driven by its Omicron variant. {image-fit....

Punjab: Sanyukt Samaj Morcha leader Rajewal rules out alliance with AAP

Chandigarh, Jan 09: Sanyukt Samaj Morcha leader Balbir Singh Rajewal on Sunday ruled out the alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party for next month's Punjab Assembly polls and said they will declare their candidates within a week. Various Punjab

Rajasthan orders closure of schools in urban areas, Sunday curfew; logs 5,660 new Covid cases

Jaipur, Jan 09: The Rajasthan government on Sunday announced the closure of schools in urban areas, Sunday curfews, time limits on markets and a cap on occupancy at restaurants and movie theatres in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases. {image-lockdown3....

Saturday, January 08

TMC's presence in Goa to help BJP in polls, claims Sanjay Raut

Mumbai, Jan 9: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday slammed the TMC for taking an "anti-Congress" stand ahead of the Goa Assembly polls, and claimed the presence of the Mamata-Banerjee led party in the coastal state will help the

Aumkareshwar Thakur, creator of Sulli Deals app, arrested from Indore

New Delhi, Jan 09: The Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO), Delhi Police Special Cell, arrested one person from Indore on Sunday in the infamous 'Sulli Deals' app case. He was arrested from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. This is the first ar....

Campaign curbs should apply to all, PM Modi must lead by example: Sena's Raut

Mumbai, Jan 8: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Saturday said restrictions imposed by the Election Commission on campaigning for upcoming Assembly polls in five states in view of COVID-19 should be applied uniformly, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must

Mahesh Babu's brother & actor Ramesh Babu passes away; celebs mourn his death

Hyderabad, Jan 8: Ramesh Babu, son of yesteryear Telugu actor Krishna and brother of Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, passed away on Saturday evening in Hyderabad. He was aged 56 and survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. As per

Friday, January 07

India's R-naught value recorded at 4, COVID-19 peak expected between Feb 1-15: IIT Madras analysis

 New Delhi, Jan 8: India's R-naught value which indicates the spread of COVID-19 was recorded at 4 this week, suggesting a very high infection transmission rate, according to a preliminary analysis by IIT Madras predicting the peak of the third ....

The cheetah is returning to India: How the govt plans to bring them back

Mumbai, Jan 08: India is going to be home once again to the majestic presence of cheetah, the world's fastest land animal. Yes, the Government of India has decided to reintroduce cheetahs, under the 'Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in

India’s Covid death maybe 6-7 times higher than officially reported: Study

New Delhi, Jan 7: About 3.2 million people could have died from Covid in India by September last year, six-seven times higher than reported officially, according to a study based on one independent and two government data sources. The research, publi....

“Infrastructure construction” to safeguard territorial sovereignty: China on building bridge over Pangong lake

Beijing, Jan 7: A day after India asserted that the area where China is currently building a bridge across the Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh has been under illegal occupation of that country for around 60 years, Beijing claimed that its

Thursday, January 06

No signs of talks on LAC, but Chinese psy ops in full swing

New Delhi, Jan 07: India and China have failed to finalise a date for the next round of military level talks. The talks are aimed at de-escalating tensions along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. The deadlock

Former Jammu and Kashmir CMs to lose SSG security cover

Srinagar, Jan 07: Four former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, including Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Nabi Azad, are likely to lose their Special Security Group (SSG) protection as the union territory's administration has decided to wind up the el....

Omicron infected person dead in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar, Jan 6: Odisha Thursday reported for the first time death of a person infected by Omicron, however, authorities have said that it is yet to be ascertained whether she died due to the coronavirus variant. The 45-year-old woman, a

Delhi reports over 15k fresh cases; will there will be a lockdown in national capital again?

New Delhi, Jan 6: Delhi Health Minister Sayendar Jain on Thursday said the COVID-19 situation in the city does not warrant a lockdown yet, even as the national capital added over 15,000 new cases and the positivity rate mounted to 15.34

Wednesday, January 05

PM Modi security breach: 13 rules in the Blue Book that Punjab govt flouted

New Delhi, Jan 06: The security lapse as a result of which Prime Minister, Narendra Modi's convoy was stuck in Punjab for 20 minutes has become a major issue and brings about questions of the handling of law and order in

Motley group of activists involved in smear campaign against Modi govt: Ex-IFS officers

New Delhi, Jan 06: A cabal of anti-Modi government activists deliberately ignore anything positive, a group of former ambassadors and senior diplomats said. The 32 diplomats said in a statement that all calls for violence must be unequivocally condem....

New model curriculum in line with NEP 2020 to be launched by AICTE

New Delhi, Jan 06: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has prepared a model curriculum in line with the new National Education Policy 2020 (NEP) and it will be launched "soon", a senior official said on Wednesday. The AICTE

UP elections: BJP announces 24 member poll committee

Lucknow, Jan 06: The ruling BJP on Wednesday set up a 24-member election committee, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections this year, PTI reported. According to a statement issued by the state BJP, after ap....

Saturday, January 01

List of major stampedes at temples, other religious gatherings in India

New Delhi, Jan 01: Hundreds of people have died in stampedes at temples and other Hindu religious gatherings over the years in India. Here is a list of some of such major tragedies that have taken place in the country

Haryana landslide: 2 killed, many feared trapped in Bhiwani district

Chandigarh, Jan 1: At least two people have died and many are feared trapped after a landslide at Dadam mining zone of Haryana's Bhiwani district on Saturday, police said. According to the cops, half a dozen dumper trucks and some machines