J Deepa, niece of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, on Tuesday said that she was quitting politics, describing her short stint as a bad experience and that she had been cheated after she floated an outfit. Deepa, who came into the limelight after the death of Jayalalithaa in December 2016, said her supporters […]

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Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has met Iranian envoy Ali Chegeni as part of the governments efforts to secure release of 18 Indians onboard a British oil tanker seized by Iran. Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry V Muraleedharan said the Indian Ambassador in Tehran also held a positive meeting on the issue with […]

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Heavy rains and release of water from Gangapur dam into the Godavari river caused a flood-like situation in some areas of Maharashtras Nashik district on Sunday. More than 20,000 cusecs (cubic foot per second) of water was released from the Gangapur dam on Sunday morning, which led to the Godavari river flowing above the danger […]

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Rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba was marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly on Friday by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel for defying his directions. On the second day of the Monsoon session, the Chandni Chowk legislator in a special mention alleged that two families recently had to purchase medicines from private shops despite the Delhi governments […]

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Electoral bonds worth Rs 5,851.41 crore were bought by donors to fund political parties between March 2018 and May 2019, of which 80.6 per cent were redeemed in New Delhi, where the headquarters of major parties are located, reply to an RTI query has revealed. Chandrashekhar Goud, an RTI activist based in Madhya Pradeshs Neemuch, […]

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The International Court of Justice(ICJ) Wednesday ordered Pakistan to make an effective review and reconsideration of the conviction and death sentence of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav and also grant consular access, in a verdict that was hailed in India as a big victory for the country. In a reprieve for Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian […]

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The Centre on Tuesday launched a mobile application through which people will be able to get their household waste picked up by urban municipal bodies. People will have to pay to civic bodies to avail the service through Swachh Nagar app. They can also track the waste-collection vehicle on the app, ensuring accountability of municipal […]

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Low speed (2G) mobile internet was temporarily disconnected in five districts of Jammu on Sunday, officials said a day after the services were restored, even as authorities cautioned people against rumours and maintained the situation was peaceful in the region. Inspector General of Police, Jammu, Mukesh Singh said the 2G network has temporarily been disconnected […]

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Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra succumbed to a prolonged illness on Monday at the age of 82. Bihar has declared a three-day state mourning and the JDU leader will be creamted with full state honours. Mishra became the Bihar chief minister for the first time in 1975. He remained in the post till April […]

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Pejawar Mutt seer Swami Vishwesha Teertha has said the Centre could take the legislative route for facilitating the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. The seer, who is prominently associated with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, pointed to the BJPs resounding majority in the Lok Sabha and chances of it getting an upper hand in the […]

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