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Thursday, March 31

Above normal temperature in Northwest, Central India: Weather Office

New Delhi, Apr 01: Northwest and central India and parts of the northeast are expected to experience above-normal maximum temperatures in April, the weather office said on Thursday, PTI reported. Normal to below normal maximum temperatures are likely....

Pay your ex-husband alimony, court tells woman

Mumbai, Apr 01: The Bombay High Court has upheld orders passed by a local court in Nanded in Maharashtra directing a woman teacher to pay alimony to her "indigent" former husband. In an order passed on February 26 this year, Justice

MPSC Result 2022 | How to Check Result Online

Mumbai, Mar 31: The prelims result of Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) for the recruitment of Assistant State Tax Commissioner, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Asst Labor Commissioner, Deputy Superintendent & Other vacancies through State....

Pakistan's top security body decides to issue strong demarche to unnamed 'country' over 'threat letter'

Islamabad, Mar 31: Pakistan's top security body on Thursday decided to issue a strong demarche to a country, that it did not name, over a "threatening letter" -- purportedly showing evidence of a foreign conspiracy to oust Imran Khan government --

Wednesday, March 30

Bengaluru techie 'hacks' IndiGo website to find lost luggage, airline says ‘at no point…’

New Delhi, Mar 31: Airports can be very harrowing even for seasoned travellers. There are so many things that one needs to look out for-tickets, identity cards, boarding passes, cell-phone, and of course luggage. And that sinking feeling you get in

TN’s 10.5% reservation for Vanniyar community in colleges, jobs cancelled by SC

New Delhi, Mar 31: The 10.5 per cent reservation for the Vanniyar Community in jobs and colleges at Tamil Nadu has been cancelled by the Supreme Court today. In February, the court had refused to refer to a larger bench a

Cabinet approves USD 808 million for “Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance” scheme

New Delhi, Mar 30: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today approved a USD 808 million or Rs 6,062.45 crore, World Bank assisted programme on "Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance" (RAMP). RAMP is a new scheme and

BJP wants to win polls on basis of ideology, not by violence against rivals: Amit Shah in LS

New Delhi, Mar 30: The BJP wants to fight and win polls everywhere on basis of its ideology, programmes, leadership's popularity and performance of the government, and not by unleashing violence against rivals, Home Minister Amit Shah said on We....

Tuesday, March 29

Delhi weather update: Severe heat wave predicted for today, tomorrow; temperature likely to touch 40 degrees C

New Delhi, Mar 30: Parts of Delhi are predicted to record a severe heatwave on Wednesday, with the maximum temperature likely to hit the 40-degree mark, India Meteorological Department said. Severe heatwave conditions are likely to persist on Thursda....

J&K: Two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Rainawari area of Srinagar

Srinagar, Mar 30: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Rainawari area of the city on Wednesday, police said. An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Rainawari area of Jammu an....

Monday, March 28

Massive fire breaks out at Ghazipur landfill site, Delhi govt seeks report

New Delhi, Mar 28: A massive fire broke out at a landfill site in east Delhi's Ghazipur on Monday, leading to a huge cloud of smoke enveloping the region and neighbouring areas. No casualty has been reported, a fire department official said....

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov may visit India within a week

Kyiv, Mar 28: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is likely to visit India in the next one week and the key focus is expected to be discussions on a payment system for New Delhi's procurement of oil and military hardware from

Sunday, March 27

Bharat Bandh: Banking sector partially hit

New Delhi, Mar 28: Banking services have been partially hit as a section of employees did not report for duty, news agency PTI reported. The two day nationwide strike (Bharat Bandh) called by a joint forum of central trade unions is

AIMPLB moves SC against Karnataka High Court order upholding Hijab ban

New Delhi, Mar 28: All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) moves Supreme Court against Karnataka High Court order which dismissed pleas against the ban on hijab in educational institutes. Earlier, AIMPL and Jamiat Ulama i Hind - two largest orga....

‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’: Let's talk stress free examinations, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Mar 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday exhorted students to celebrate the festival of examinations at the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ (PPC) event on April 1. "Come, let's celebrate the festival of examinations. Let's talk st....

Central service benefits for Chandigarh employees: Amit Shah

Chandigarh, Mar 27: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the service conditions of employees of the Chandigarh Union Territory administration will now be aligned to that of the central civil services and this will benefit them in a

Saturday, March 26

CUET 2022 Registration date out: Check out Eligibility, Fees

New Delhi, Mar 27: The Common University Entrance Test or CUET 2022 notification has been released today, March 27, on the official website, cucet.nta.nic.in. CUET Registration 2022 date As per the NTA CUCET 2022 notification, CUCET 2022 registratio....

PM Modi to attend in virtual house-warming function for PMAY beneficiaries on Mar 29

Bhopal, Mar 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the virtual 'grah pravesh' (house-warming) of houses built in Madhya Pradesh for beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural) on March 29, officials said on Sunday. As

No entry at Goa CM's swearing-in if in black mask or clothing

Panaji, Mar 26: People wearing black masks or black clothing will not be allowed inside the venue of the swearing-in ceremony of Goa Chief Minister designate Pramod Sawant on Monday, state BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade said. The ceremony

Need to outperform our work in last UP government: Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi, Mar 26: A day after taking oath as Uttar Pradesh's chief minister for a second consecutive term, Yogi Adityanath on Saturday vowed to "further strengthen" the good governance in the state by competing with his own government's performance ....

Friday, March 25

Is there Bharat Bandh on 28th and 29th March 2022?

New Delhi, Mar 26: Protesting the Centre's "anti-worker, anti-farmer, anti-people and anti-national policies" policies, a joint forum of central trade unions have given a call for a nationwide strike on March 28 and 29. The March 22 statement by

Converted to Islam and sold: How radicals are trapping gullible women in Kerala

New Delhi, Mar 26: Writer-director Sudipto Sen said recently that nearly 32,000 girls from Kerala and Mangaluru from Hindu and Christian families have been converted to Islam. Many of them have been trafficked to the Islamic State and other Islamic w....

CM Yogi Adityanath holds first meeting with his council of ministers

Lucknow, Mar 25: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday held the first meeting of the council of ministers in the state just after the completion of swearing-in-ceremony in Lucknow on Friday. Adityanath will address his first ca....

Surprise exits: Prominent faces dropped from Yogi cabinet

Lucknow, Mar 25: Dinesh Sharma, Shrikant Sharma and Siddhartha Nath Singh among the prominent BJP leaders missing from the Yogi Adityanath 2.0 government as new ministers took oath at a grand swearing-in ceremony here on Friday. ....

Thursday, March 24

Gangotri glacier retreated by 0.23 sq km between 2001-16, Centre informs Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Mar 25: The retreat of the Gangotri glacier has caused it to lose approximately 0.23 square kilometre area in 15 years from 2001 to 2016, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Responding to a query

What you should know about this Tamil Nadu outfit whose members threatened judges in hijab case

New Delhi, Mar 25: Courtesy the hijab issue created by some motivated individuals in Karnataka, the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) is back in the news. Three members of the TNTJ, Rahamatullah from Madurai, Covai Rahamathulla from Tirunelveli and S....

Diplomatic talks with China in parallel to stand-off show foreign, def policies joined at hip: EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi, Mar 24: The diplomatic interactions going on with China in parallel to the military standoff since May 2020 illustrate that foreign and defence policies are really joined at the hip, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday.....

PM Modi meets Sikh intellectuals; discusses farmers welfare, Punjab's development trajectory

New Delhi, Mar 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a group of eminent Sikh personalities and intellectuals and discussed diverse topics such as farmers' welfare, youth empowerment, drug-free society and Punjab's overall development traje....

Wednesday, March 23

Muslim girl from Karnataka who wants to write exam with hijab seeks urgent hearing in SC

New Delhi, Mar 24: A Muslim girl has sought urgent hearing of her appeal against the Karnataka High Court's judgment upholding the ban on hijab. Aishat Shifat's counsel, Devadatt Kamatt said that the exams are starting on March 28 and

Group captain under scanner for accidental missile firing into Pakistan

New Delhi, Mar 24: In the ongoing inquiry by the Indian Air Force into the accidental firing of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that crashed into Pakistan, the role of a group captain among others is under the scanner.

India objects to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s reference to Kashmir at OIC conference

New Delhi, Mar 23: India on Wednesday slammed Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for his reference to Jammu and Kashmir during his speech to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Pakistan. "We reject the uncalled reference to India by the C....

On Shaheed Diwas, PM inaugurates Biplobi Bharat Gallery at Victoria Memorial Hall

Kolkata, Mar 23: On the occasion of Shaheed Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Biplobi Bharat Gallery at Victoria Memorial Hall, today via video conferencing.  The Prime Minister started his address with expressing condolence for t....

Tuesday, March 22

Class 8 student sexually assaulted: Police arrest Rajasthan teacher

New Delhi, Mar 23: A 40-year-old government school teacher was arrested after a Class 8 student in his school accused him of sexual assault, the Jhalawar police said on Tuesday. The 13-year-old girl also alleged in her complaint to police that

Two bodies found in drain near India International Centre

New Delhi, Mar 23: Two bodies were recovered on Tuesday evening from a drain opposite the India International Centre in central Delhi, authorities said. The dead were identified as Khurshid, 31, and Sajjad, 34, both from Arariya, Bihar, police said, ....

Jammu and Kashmir: Vikramaditya Singh, son of veteran Karan Singh, quits Congress

New Delhi, Mar 22: Vikramaditya Singh, son of senior Congress leader Dr Karan Singh, tendered his resignation from Congress, saying it is not able to realise the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. "My position on critical issues

Not more than one toll plaza within 60 kms: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, Mar 22: All toll plazas, which are within 60 kilometres of each other on national highways will be removed in the next three months, announced Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday. Replying

Monday, March 21

Common University Entrance Test (CUET) mandatory for all central universities in July

New Delhi, Mar 22: The University Grants Commission on Monday (March 21, 2022) announced that the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admission in Undergraduate programs from the academic session 2022-2023 in all UGC-funded Central Universitie....

Why is this MP referring to Nitin Gadkari as Spiderman

New Delhi, Mar 22: BJP MP Tapir Gao on Monday praised Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, calling him a 'Spiderman', and said he has built a web of roads across the country, PTI reported. Participating in the discussion on the 'demand for

Ukraine crisis: Karnataka mulling reduction of medical fees

Bengaluru, Mar 21: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said that the government is considering measures to reduce the fees for medical course in the state and also National Medical Council (NMC) is looking into it, following the Ukrai....

Bengal LS by-polls: Sinha, Supriyo file nominations

New Delhi, Mar 21: Trinamool Congress candidates Shatrughan Sinha and Babul Supriyo on Monday filed their nominations for by-polls to a Lok Sabha and an assembly seat to be held on April 12 in West Bengal. Sinha has been fielded for

Sunday, March 20

Cyclone Asani to move off Andaman Islands towards Myanmar

New Delhi, Mar 20: The India Meteorological Department, in a latest update on Sunday said that the depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify first into a deep depression and later into a cyclonic storm on Monday. {imag....

Challenges like pandemic, Ukraine war make it important for nation to be self-reliant: PM Modi

Ahmedabad, Mar 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said challenges faced by the world like the Russia-Ukraine war and the coronavirus pandemic make it all the more important for the country to become self-reliant, and urged people to promote p....

Saturday, March 19

Body of Indian student killed in Ukraine to be donated for Medical research, says Father

New Delhi, Mar 20: The body of a medical student from Karnataka, Naveen Ganagoudar Shekharappa, who was killed in shelling in Ukraine's Kharkiv city will arrive at the Bengaluru airport on Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Fri....

India logs 1,761 new Covid cases, lowest daily rise in almost two years

New Delhi, Mar 20: India continues to report a decline in COVID-19 cases with 1,761 fresh infections being recorded, while the active cases declined further to 26,240, according to Union health ministry data. The active cases comprise 0.06 per

India briefs Japan about border standoff situation in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi, Mar 19: The China issue figured in the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida here on Saturday. Address a press briefing, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said "Bo....

After Punjab, AAP eyes Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, Mar 19: After its landslide victory in Punjab, the AAP has now set its eyes on Chhattisgarh with the Arvind Kejriwal-led party deciding to contest the assembly polls in the tribal-dominated state next year. As part of

Friday, March 18

Goa issue settled, Pramod Sawant to be next CM, says MLA

Panaji, Mar 19: Amid rumours of Pramod Sawant becoming the Chief Minister of Goa, BJP MLA Subhash Phal Desai on Saturday said that the issue has been settled and Sawant will be occupying the top post again. "There's no

India reports 2075 fresh Covid-19 cases with 71 deaths

New Delhi, Mar 19: India on Saturday reported 2,075 fresh Covid-19 cases with 71 deaths, Union Home Ministry data said. With 3,383 patients recuperating from the infection, the total number of recoveries in the country since the beginning of the pand....

Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Jammu on eve of CRPF Raising Day parade

Jammu, Mar 18: Amid heightened security arrangements, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday reached Jammu on the eve of CRPF Raising Day parade to be held at Maulana Azad Stadium here - the first time outside Delhi-NCR, its usual venue.{image-shah-....

TRS MLA's car driven by relative kills infant, injures 3 women in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Mar 18: An infant was killed and three women were injured when a car, with a sticker of 'MLA' hit them here, police said on Friday. The victims, all pavement-dwellers, were taken to a hospital and the baby was

Thursday, March 17

Gujarat introduces Bhagwad Gita as a subject for students of Classes 6-12

Gandhinagar, Mar 18: The Gujarat government on Thursday announced in the Assembly that the Bhagavad Gita will be a part of the school syllabus for Classes 6 to 12 across the state from the academic year 2022-23. Education Minister Jitu Vaghani

G-23 proposals: Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to meet Sonia Gandhi today

New Delhi, Mar 18: G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday, while members of the dissenting group in the Congress Thursday held a flurry of meetings where they insisted they will fight for

G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

New Delhi, Mar 17: G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday, while members of the dissenting group in the Congress Thursday held a flurry of meetings where they insisted they will fight for

I-T dept has made highest tax collection in its history: CBDT Chairman Mohapatra

New Delhi, Mar 17: The Income Tax department has made the "highest" collection in its history, CBDT Chairman JB Mohaptra said on Thursday when the direct tax mop up jumped over 48 per cent in the current fiscal backed by a

Tuesday, March 15

SC seeks UP's reply on plea seeking to cancel Ashish Mishra's bail in Lakhimpur case

New Delhi, Mar 16: The Supreme Court issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Government, asked them to file reply on plea seeking cancellation of bail of Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Mishra, who is the son of MoS MHA Ajay Mishra Teni.

First since standoff: Chinese foreign minister likely to visit India this month

New Delhi, Mar 16: The foreign minister of China, Wang Yi may visit India later this month. While the trip has not been fully locked in and the dates are yet to be decided, this visit would be important considering the

Karnataka High Court’s ruling on Hijab ban fails to uphold principle of freedom to religious practices: Pak

Islamabad, Mar 15: Pakistan on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the Karnataka High Court's ruling of banning the wearing of hijab by Muslim girls in educational institutions, claiming the decision manifestly has failed to uphold the principle o....

Hijab essential part of Islam: Scholars disagree with court order

New Delhi, Mar 15: Islamic scholars on Tuesday disagreed with the Karnataka High Court's decision not to recognise the wearing of hijab as an essential part of Islam, saying women have been asked in the Quran to "cover their head". Akhtar-ul-Wasey,

Thursday, March 10

UP poll results: Congress losing family bastions – Rae Bareli and Amethi

New Delhi, Mar 10: In yet another setback to the Congress, the grand old party is heading towards losing its family bastions of Rae Bareli and Amethi in the 2022 assembly elections. In the UP elections, it is nowhere in the

Don’t pay heed to trends: Difference in 100 seats just 500 votes says SP

New Delhi, Mar 10: Despite the numbers favouring the BJP heavily, Samajwadi Party chief, Akhilesh Yadav has told his party workers not to pay heed to television trends. He said that the party will form the government and the

Wednesday, March 09

Yogi makes impressive state poll debut

New Delhi, Mar 10: Yogi Adityanath is comfortably ahead in his home turf of Gorakhpur Urban. Incidentally the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is making his state electoral debut. Prior to this, he won the Gorakhpur parliamentary seat five times betwe....

UP polls: As lotus blooms cycle fails to catch up

Lucknow, Mar 10: The Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has crossed majority mark in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, according to the early trends data shared by the Election Commission. The BJP was leading with against 126 of its nea....

NEET UG eligibility: Upper age limit removed by NMC

New Delhi, Mar 9: The National Medical Commission on Wednesday announced that it was doing away with the upper age limit for those appearing in NEET-Under Graduate 2022 exam. In 2017, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had put

EC sends special officers for counting of votes in Varanasi, Meerut

New Delhi, Mar 9: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday deputed special officers to supervise counting of votes in Meerut and Varanasi amid complaints from opposition parties about alleged irregularities in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. C....

Tuesday, March 08

Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘moderate’ category; IMD predicts partly cloudy sky

New Delhi, Mar 9: Residents of Delhi woke up to a sunny and clear morning on Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling at 14.2 degrees, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The relative humidity in the city at

Akhilesh Yadav will say ‘EVM bewafa hai’ on March 10: Anurag Thakur

Lucknow, Mar 9: Union minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday took a jibe at Akhilesh Yadav, saying the SP chief will call EVMs "bewafa" (unfaithful) on March 10 when votes will be counted. The Samajwadi Party chief had earlier in the day

Mukul Arya, India's rep at Ramallah, died of natural causes: MEA

New Delhi, Mar 8: The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that Mukul Arya, India's representative at the Palestinian city of Ramallah, died of natural causes and slammed "irresponsible comments" on his passing away. External Affairs Minister....

Two EVM-laden trucks have gone missing in Varanasi: SP, allies

Lucknow, Mar 8: The Samajwadi Party and its allies on Tuesday alleged that two trucks laden with electronic voting machines have gone missing in Varanasi after the March 7 voting. The SP along with its allies Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj party

Monday, March 07

Gunned down in Karachi: Justice at last for those who bore brunt of IC-814 hijack

New Delhi, Mar 08: Rupin Katyal was killed in the infamous hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814. It has been over two decades now and the family of Katiyal has finally got justice with one of the hijackers, Mistry Zahoor

Hijab to anti-CAA violence: Radicals follow the ISIS’ message of inciting the believers

New Delhi, Mar 08: Following the riots in Bengaluru in August 2020, investigators stumbled upon a larger modus operandi. These incidents such as the riots, hijab row and the violence around the Citizenship Amendment Act were not just stray incidents,....

Poll of polls (Manipur): BJP to emerge as the single largest party

New Delhi, March 7: The BJP will retain the power for one more term in Manipur if we go by the exit polls on the recently-held elections in the state. The saffron party is predicted to win at least 23 seats

Poll of polls (Goa): Only 3 out of 8 surveys indicate BJP to emerge as single largest party

New Delhi, Mar 7: The ruling BJP is unlikely to emerge victorious in the recently-held assembly elections in Goa, as per the polls. Out of eight, only three polls have indicated that the saffron party might get more seats than its

Sunday, March 06

Plea in SC seeks accommodate students coming from Ukraine in Indian colleges

New Delhi, Mar 07: A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre and others to accommodate the medical students returning from Ukraine in Indian medical colleges with appropriate Indian or foreign degrees as a

What PM spoke with the students during his ride on Pune Metro

New Delhi, Mar 07: Shreya Gadhve, a seven-year-old student from a school for the visually challenged in Pune, described her interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his metro ride on Sunday as "short but memorable". During the ten-minute ....

CBI arrests former NSE chief Chitra Ramakrishna

New Delhi, Mar 06: Chitra Ramakrishna, former MD and CEO of NSE arrested by CBI in the alleged stock market manipulation case. On February 25, the CBI arrested former NSE group operating officer (GOO) Anand Subramanian after expanding its probe....

PM Modi to address webinar on ‘Financing for growth and aspirational economy’ on March 8

New Delhi, Mar 06: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a special address during the inaugural session of a webinar by the Ministry of Finance titled ‘Financing for growth and aspirational economy' on March 8. In order to facilitate

Saturday, March 05

Will not leave UP regardless of poll results: Cong leader Priyanka Gandhi

Ghazipur (UP), Mar 5: Describing Uttar Pradesh as the land of her forefathers, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday vowed not to leave the state regardless of the ongoing assembly elections results. Accusing her party rivals in gene....

Islamic State claims responsibility for Peshawar mosque attack in Pakistan; death toll rises to 63

Peshawar, Mar 5: Pakistan's Interior Minister on Saturday vowed to arrest the masterminds behind a deadly suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State terror group on a crowded Shia mosque during Friday prayers here that killed at least 63 people and

Friday, March 04

Ukraine returned medical graduates can complete internships in India

New Delhi, Mar 05: Amid the ongoing evacuation of Indian medical students from Ukraine, National Medical Commission (NMC) allows Foreign Medical Graduates with incomplete internships due to compelling situations like the Covid19 and war to apply to c....

Be Strong: Exploring all possible means to evacuate Indians from Ukraine, says embassy

Kyiv, Mar 05: Amid the tension in Ukraine, the Indian embassy has ensured that they were trying to evacuate every citizen safely. In a tweet, the Indian embassy in Ukraine said it has discussed evacuations and has identified safe exit routes

UP polls: Mukhtar Ansari's son threatens to 'settle account' with govt officials after UP polls, FIR lodged

Mau (UP), Mar 4: Jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's son Abbas Ansari was on Friday booked for the violation of the election code and criminal intimidation after a purported video of him threatening to "settle the account" with governm....

Manipur Election 2022 Phase 2 Voting LIVE Updates: 92 candidates in fray for 22 seats

New Delhi, Mar 5: The second and final phase of Manipur assembly elections will be held on Saturday. Polling will start at 7 am and will continue till 4 pm. It will decide the fate of 92 candidates in 22

Wednesday, March 02

Ukraine crisis: Working on providing safe passage to Indians from conflict zones: Russia

New Delhi, Mar 2: Russia on Wednesday said it is working "intensely" to create a "humanitarian corridor" for safe passage to Russian territory of Indian nationals stuck in Kharkiv, Sumy and other conflict zones in Ukraine following a request from Ind....

UK seeks broadest possible coalition against Putin, including India

London, Mar 2: The UK on Wednesday called for the "broadest possible coalition" against Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine, which includes India. Boris Johnson's spokesperson at 10 Downing Street told PTI that a phone call with Pri....

PM Modi to chair high-level meeting on Ukraine issue tonight

New Delhi, Mar 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a high-level meeting on Wednesday night on the Ukraine crisis as India steps up its efforts to evacuate its citizens, mostly students, from the country under attack from Russia.  Modi

189 Indian students who reached Slovakia from Ukraine to fly home tonight: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, Mar 2: Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, who is one of the ministers to have been assigned the job of coordinating the evacuation of Indians from Ukraine, on Wednesday said that nearly 200 Indian students who reached Slovakia from