The Supreme Court sought the Maharashtra governments response on Friday on pleas challenging a Bombay High Court order that upheld the grant of reservations to the Maratha community in education and jobs. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi did not stay the Bombay High Court court order upholding the constitutional validity of the […]

Read More

As many as 222 lions died, most of them due to natural causes, in the Gir forest region in Gujarat in the last two years, the Legislative Assembly was told Tuesday. Among them, only 23 lions died because of unnatural causes such as getting hit by trains or falling into wells between June 2017 and […]

Read More

The BJP is not in a hurry to stake claim to form government in Karnataka as the fate of 17 rebel MLAs, who are from the Congress-JD(S) coalition, hangs in balance with the state assembly Speaker yet to take a call on either their resignations or the two parties plea for their disqualification. BJP sources […]

Read More

A man divorced his wife here through triple talaq on WhatsApp from Kuwait, where he works as a labourer, after she filed a dowry and harassment case against him and his family, police said Thursday. The incident comes just days after the Parliament passed a bill criminalising the practice. Police said the dowry and harassment […]

Read More

The government has decided to prepare a National Population Register (NPR) by September 2020 to lay the foundation for rolling out a citizens register across the country. The NPR will be a list of usual residents of the country. Once the NPR is completed and published, it is expected to be the basis for preparing […]

Read More

Karti Chidambaram on Thursday termed the arrest of his father P Chidambaram as a political vendetta and vehemently denied any association with either Peter Mukherjea or his wife Indrani Mukherjea, the promoters of INX Media. Karti arrived here this morning from Chennai, hours after his father was arrested on Wednesday night after high drama at […]

Read More

The Jammu and Kashmir police is maintaining pressure on terrorists to isolate them so that they cannot mislead the general public, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh has said. In an interview with PTI, Singh, who has been leading the force since last year, thanked the people of the state for their cooperation in maintaining […]

Read More

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday termed baseless rumours and news reports suggesting shortage of medicines in Kashmir markets and said drugs worth around Rs 32 crore have been supplied to the valley from July 20 to August 23. The medicines include a wide range of drugs from all categories, including antibiotics, anti-diabetic, proton […]

Read More

The situation was peaceful in Kashmir, but normal life remained affected across the valley for the 23rd consecutive day on Tuesday as markets and schools were shut, while public transport was off the roads, officials said. The situation remained peaceful on Monday and no untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the valley, they added. […]

Read More

Three days after launching a massive outreach campaign, the Trinamool Congress leadership on Friday launched a new online campaign, where people would share with netizens why they were proud of the achievements of TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The TMC came out with a new twitter page and hashtag Amar Gorbo […]

Read More