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Monday, April 30

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 to be held in Varanasi: official

Washington, April 30: An Indian embassy official has said the next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in the holy city of Varanasi in January with the Indian diaspora having an option to participate in Kumbha Snan and attend the Republic

Karnataka PUC results 2018 to be declared today at this time

The Karnataka PUC Result 2018 will be declared today. The results once declared will be available on the official website. Around seven lakh students appeared for the exams that were held in March 2018. In all the number of examiners were

Saturday, April 28

'Congress depending on a runaway Chief Minister', says Amit Shah

Taking a dig at Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah, the BJP's national president Amit Shah said that the Congress was dependant on someone who was running away looking for a safer seat. "The Congress depends on Siddaramaiah in this assembly

Even Lord Rama and Krishna have indulged in politics, claims Rajnath Singh in Lucknow

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday claimed that politics has been a part of India before Independence adding that even Lord Rama and Krishna were indulged in politics. "Even Lord Rama and Krishna have done politics. Lord Rama's

Friday, April 27

K’taka polls: Why AAP’s Renuka Viswanathan strongly feels women politicians can bring real change

Bengaluru, April 27: As the filing of nomination papers by the candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 came to an end recently, the Election Commission (EC) revealed some 'jarring' figures. According to the poll body, a total of....

Polling begins for Williamnagar assembly seat in Meghalaya

Polling in the Williamnagar Assembly seat in Meghalaya"s East Garo Hills district began on a peaceful note at 7 am on Friday amid tight security arrangements, officials said. Polling for the seat was postponed following the death of NCP

Thursday, April 26

West Bengal panchayat polls to be held on May 14; counting on May 17

The West Bengal State Election Commission on Thursday issued notification for a single phase Panchayat poll in the state on May 14 and counting to happen May 17. Re-polls will be held on May 16 as & where required.

SC upholds Shibu Soren's acquittal in 1994 murder case

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Delhi High Court verdict which had acquitted Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief, Shibu Soren in murder of his private secretary in 1994. It refused to interfere in 2007 verdict of HC which had set

Wednesday, April 25

UP: 13 children killed after train rams into a school bus in Kushinagar

A school bus was hit by a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, leaving at least 13 children dead on Thursday morning. As per the reports, the students were killed on the spot after the train rammed

Chhattisgarh horror: 3-year-old girl raped, accused arrested

Raipur, April 26: Continuing with India's never-ending rape cases, one more minor has been reportedly raped in Chhatarpur, Chhattisgarh on Wednesday. The police told ANI that the victim was a three-year-old girl child. A case has been registered....

Data breach: Govt again sends notices to CA, Facebook

New Delhi, Apr 25: The government today served second set of notices to Cambridge Analytica and Facebook over the recent data breach after finding discrepancies between the earlier responses given by the two companies, sources said. The companies ha....

Jal Nigam recruitment scam: FIR registered against SP leader Azam Khan, 4 others

A FIR has been registered against SP leader Azam Khan and 4 others by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam recruitment scam. Speaking to media, Azam Khan said,''I had provided them jobs. There are

'Call full court to discuss future of Supreme Court': Senior Judges to CJI Dipak Misra

In a letter addressed to Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra two senior judges of the Supreme Court, Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Madan Lokur have called for a full court to discuss "institutional issues" and the "future" of the apex court.

Political clamour grows for total repeal of AFSPA from Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, April 25: A day after the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA has been partly revoked from Arunachal Pradesh, both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from the state reacted about the Centre's latest m....

Tuesday, April 24

'Even dead have dignity': Supreme Court on disclosure of rape victims' identity

Even the dead have dignity. They cannot be "named or shamed." This was the observation of the Supreme Court today as it dealt with the issue of disclosure of identity of rape victims, including the eight-year-old girl who was raped and

'Modi Govt ‘benefactor, protector, defender’ of Bellary Gang,' says Surjewala

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala launched a scathing attack against Narendra Modi government on Tuesday for fielding mining baron Reddy brothers and their associates in the Karnataka assembly elections. In a press conference held at KPCC office in ....

Monday, April 23

Inside story of why BSY’s son has not been declared Varuna candidate as yet

After several weeks of speculation, B S Yeddyurappa publicly announced that his son would not contest from the Varuna constituency. With folded hands he said that a common man will be fielded and he urged party workers to put in their

JD(S) promises a Dalit, minority Dy. CM if voted to power in Karnataka

Playing the Dalit card, JD(S) chief, H D Kumaraswamy has said that if the party is voted to power, he would make a Dalit and a minority deputy chief ministers. Kumaraswamy who was interacting with journalists in Mysuru said

Karnataka elections: BJP gets 60 per cent support of the Lingayat community, says survey

Siddaramaiah's move of giving separate religion status to Lingayat was initially seen as a masterstroke. The move was clearly aimed at both dividing the BJP's vote bank and appeasing the Lingayat community, but it is not panning out as expected by

Different polls, different predictions; Whats common is JD(S) emerging as 'kingmaker'

With less than a month remaining for Karnataka Assembly elections, opinion polls are throwing up all kinds of predictions. Some say BJP will bag more seats, while others say it will be the Congress that will emerge as the single largest

Vijayendra or Revanasiddaiah, who is better for Varuna?

In a shocking and equally surprising political development, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the final moment held back BY Vijayendra's name, the son of BS Yeddyurappa, when he was supposed to file nomination papers from Varuna constituency on Monday.....

CJI's impeachment: Congress to challenge Venkaiah Naidu's decision in Supreme Court

Congress said on Monday that it would move the Supreme Court against Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Addressing a press conference, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said that the party

PSEB Class 12 2018 result update, when to check

There has been some confusion regarding the PSEB Class 12 2018 results. The result link was deactivated moments after it was made live. The board changed the earlier message of "Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination Provisional Result March 2018 NOW AV....

How these PFI/SDPI activists spread the ISIS ideology in Kerala

Activists of the Popular Front of India and SDPI have come under the scanner of the National Investigation Agency in connection with a case relating to the Islamic State. The NIA has named four persons in the charge sheet - Midlaj,

Karnataka elections: Is the BJP planning on fielding weak candidates from these constituencies?

The Congress has often accused the BJP and JD(S) of being in an understanding with each other in the Karnataka assembly elections. Some leaders have now raised a doubt over this with the BJP not announcing its candidates for the Hassan,

Motormouth leaders and right-wing extremism may dent BJP's chances in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's main pitch is development and he is relentlessly working towards it. His vision is to make use of technology to bring about a change in the lives of common man. The Prime Minister has taken initiatives to