Karnataka crisis: Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar is at the centre of the political drama that has pushed the HD Kumaraswamy government on the brink of a collapse. Even though he has rejected the resignations of 13 rebel MLAs, the Speaker holds the key to the future of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in the […]

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The Supreme Court Thursday sought response from R Venkataramanan, a former managing trustee of Tata Trusts, on an appeal of Shapoorji Pallonji Group challenging the quashing of its defamation case against him. This is nothing but a corporate war, a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta said, while issuing notice to […]

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Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani Saturday said people of the constituency elected her as their Didi (elder sister) and not an MP, while underlining her resolve to do the best for the region. She also claimed that she brought projects worth Rs 50 crore for the development of Amethi. Amethi has not elected […]

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A Kerala youth, suspected to have fled to Afghanistan in 2017 to join the Islamic State (IS), was killed in a US drone strike in that country, according to information received by his relatives here. A WhatsApp message received by the family of Muhammed Muhasin on Tuesday said that the youth, a resident of Edapal, […]

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India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent the financing of terrorist networks and terrorist actions from their territories, as they condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. During the meeting of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Ministers of Foreign Affairs\/International Relations in Rio […]

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Yoga guru Ramdevs close aide Balkrishna was on Friday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here after he complained of chest pain and giddiness. Balkrishna (47), who heads Patanjali Yogpeeth, was first taken to a hospital in Haridwar from where he was referred to AIIMS in Rishikesh, sources in the yoga institute […]

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Over 16,000 people have been evacuated from Dhar and Barwani districts of Madhya Pradesh in the last 22 days following a rise in the backwaters of the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) on the Narmada, an official said on Wednesday. Following heavy rains and release of water from upstream dams on the Narmada river and its […]

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In a bizzare statement, a Maharahtra minister has blamed crabs for the breach in Tiware dam in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, which claimed the lives of 19 people. Maharashtra water conservation minister Tanaji Sawant said that the leakage was caused as a large number of crabs had gathered around Tiware dam. Leakage happened after a […]

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Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati has lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party over the alleged misuse of government machinery to frame opposition leaders in fake cases after the Income Tax department attached her brothers property worth Rs 400 crore in Noida. Alleging that the BJP and its ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh are […]

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Congress leader Vikramaditya Singh landed in soup over his description of the killing of 23 people on July 13, 1931 in a tweet. Taking to Twitter recently, he called them Kishtwar Chief Judicial Magistrate Sudhir Khajuria has now directed the Kishtwar SHO to check whether the tweet makes out to be a cognizable offence, The […]

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