The Congress on Friday handed over the reins of Punjab Congress to former CM Captain Amarinder Singh.
In the training workshops volunteers are being asked to re-tweet the messages of top office-bearers with the RSS hashtag to make the same gain popularity on Twitter.
After Muslim woman journalist V P Rajeena disclosed about how ustads used to abuse girls and boys in her madrasa days, the social media has witnessed debate on madrasa life.
Express Editorial: Will PM Modi stick to a more inclusive, less partisan politics?
Two women workers from the community will be appointed at a minimum honorarium and trained to work at the gram panchayat level in villages and ward level in urban centres in each of the 100 districts.
The results of the local body elections will be declared on December 2.
Until November, 44 security troops have been killed in Naxalism-related incidents, as opposed to 61 in 2014.
Besides imparting education in sign language to those pursuing diplomas in education (D. Ed) and bachelor of education (B. Ed), the state will bear the fee of hearing and speech impaired students in professional courses.
An abhishek was performed for the “purification” of the idol dedicated to the shrine’s ruling deity, Shani, on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Abid (27), a resident of Napra village in Yamunanagar district. Ashraf (28), a resident of the same area, was injured.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for Paris to attend the world conference on climate change amid his emphasis that it is the responsibility of all to work against global warming.
APJ Abdul Kalam had thought of quitting as the President in 2005 after the Supreme Court quashed the proclamation dissolving Bihar Assembly, according to S M Khan, who was his Press Secretary at that time.
The patrol party was detained near Kishanganj district at around 7 am this morning.
Dalit woman IPS officer shunted out, panel threatens case against minister
Prashant Bhushan says AAP playing political game; party asks him to join BJP
The apex court though acknowledged the right of states to choose counsel of its choice like any other litigants.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on Bahadur and said that the amount of Rs 26,78,900 recovered from his house and lockers.
Home Ministry spokesperson K S Dhatwalia said the ministry would go through records before making any comment.
Addressing a Sunni students’ camp in Kozhikode, the orthodox Sunni leader said gender equality is impractical.
Farooq Abdullah, former J&K chief minister, said, "So far, we have been unable to take back and rehabilitate our Kashmiri Pandit brethren as they have apprehensions about their safety."
The video, shot by a person inside the train, shows a man loosing grip on the pole and falling from the speeding train.
Data collected by the BPR&D for the year 2013 shows that almost 80 per cent of SPs in districts across the country got transferred within two years of their tenure in a district.
Deftly drawing a parallel between Hitler’s actions in the 1930s to the imposition of Emergency in the 1970s, he said during the Emergency even the right to life and liberty was stripped and “dictatorship was at its worst”.
A teenage girl was allegedly gangraped by her friend and three other boys. The crime came to light after the video was circulated on WhatsApp.
45 acres have been occupied for over 20 years through private clubs run by the Sena and BJP’s leaders including MPs, MLAs and former MLAs, said Nirupam.
The state government has suspended DPRO Mahender Kumar on the report of the district authorities when he was found absent during election work.
Police said the hotel authorities had lodged a complaint accusing Powel of molesting a 14-year-old boy in his room.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee extended support to Bollywood actor Aamir Khan who is at the centre of a controversy over his remarks on 'growing intolerance' in the country.
The fourth phase of Chennai metro will also get a loan of Rs 1,080 crore.
The state government is anticipating a record number of water tankers to be pressed into service through the coming months until next year’s monsoon.
The discussion ‘Commitment to India’s Constitution’, on the day India adopted the statute in 1949, had parties across Treasury and Opposition benches seeing own party positions reflected in the statute.
While AIADMK's K Gopal wanted the government to "find solutions to the problems of intolerance and communal violence," Trinamool Congress leader Kalyan Banerjee said secularism had found a pride of place in the Constitution.
Police said the van belonged to SIS, a private security firm. It was later found abandoned near Govindpuri Metro station. However, the nine boxes containing the cash were missing.
Azad was replying to a point on terrorism raised by Arun Jaitley during a debate on the Constitution in which the latter had said one should not be seen as soft on terror and the country should speak in one voice.
Normal life, standing crops and lots of physical infrastructures were badly affected due to the rains, Rangasamy said in separate letters to them yesterday.
BJP legislator OP Sharma was on Thursday suspended for the entire winter session of the Delhi assembly for making a sexist remark against AAP legislator Alka Lamba.
Delhi Assembly Deputy Speaker Bandana Kumari tells why she decided to join the protest against BJP MLA O P Sharma
Punjab Cong chief resigned at the direction of the high command to enable a reshuffle a year ahead of polls.
The activists were protesting in front of the cowshed in Ajmer district against the death of the bovines and alleged that the cattle died due to hunger and lack of fodder.
Hardik's mother and sister were later released, even as Anandiben in an anti-Patidar outburst accused those agitating for quota of “defaming Gujarat across the world” and embarrassing her on discussions of the “Gujarat model”.
The huge, air-conditioned venue was set up across 40,000 square feet, and modelled after the royal palaces in Rajasthan. Cyril’s team worked for 75 days to give the ground the feel of a palace.
The first to make its Twitter debut was the notorious traffic snarl at Silk Board Junction, saying it will provide “timely and detailed traffic updates from India’s largest parking lot”.
"People who never had faith in the Constitution, nor had they participated in its drafting, are now swearing by it and are laying claim to it," said Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
The militants attacked from the rear side of the camp at 6.15 AM, which resulted in few vehicles catching fire, defence sources said.
Over 95% families in Nabarangpur district get 25 kg rice at Rs 1/kg.
Khekiho Zhimomi was admitted at the AIIMS for the past few days and died this morning after suffering a stroke.
The change in PLFI tactics is a reflection of the fall in its clout over the past year. “From eight targets last year, we are now left with three PLFI targets,” said Anish Gupta, Khunti’s SP.
Petitioner says he will approach Centre to seek change in service rules
The Indian Express monitored several calls to piece together the nature of stress and the complaints coming in, mostly from students linked to the top five institutes — Allen, Resonance, Bansal, Vibrant and Career Point.
The fair closes Friday and the crowd kept getting bigger through the day, as the city observed Gurpurab.
Bhuria, 65, won back his Lok Sabha seat, Ratlam, in byelection results declared Tuesday.
The data, collected from 53 cities across the country, examined 19,597 suicides across Indian cities, with housewives accounting for 3,501 while daily wagers for 3,460.
All reports to be uploaded immediately after being tabled. The MPs are entitled to purchase an iPad, whose cost will be reimbursed by Parliament.
Aparna, wife of Mulayam’s son Prateek, made updates on her Facebook page and twitter handle saying the actor has let down the people.
Aamir Khan was at the centre of a raging debate after he expressed 'alarm and despondency' over the 'climate of intolerance' in the country.
Why is there a scramble for the legislators' residences? Everybody will get their house in accordance with the rule, the RJD chief told a party meeting here.
In conversation with Anant Goenka, at the eighth edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Khan said a sense of “insecurity” and “fear” had seeped deep within society, even in his family.
When the bill is enacted into a law, the state would have hotel food price regulatory boards at all districts, which would be headed by a district judge or a law officer of similar rank.
The largely tribal constituency spread over Jhabua, Alirajpur and Ratlam districts was won by the BJP for the first time ever in 2014 when the Narendra Modi wave swept through the country.
Kuvempu is the pet name of Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa, a novelist, poet, playwright, critic and thinker. He was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award in 1958 and Padma Vibhushan in 1988.
The Skoda car in which Ramulu’s three grandsons and the nephew were travelling rammed into a milk truck and the car’s bonnet went under the truck.
This came a day after Acharya stoked controversy saying Indian Muslims are free to go anywhere, including Pakistan and Bangladesh.
On the sideline of the ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the Indian community at Malaysia International Exhibition & Convention Centre.
The bypoll was necessitated following the resignation of Kadiyam Srihari after he was made Deputy Chief Minister.
Trends showed turnouts at or above 50 per cent in Ahmedabad areas dominated by minorities, Patidars, OBCs and SCs like Ghatlodiya, Gota, Chandlodiya, Odhav, Dani Limda and Asarwa.
At condolence meet attended by top BJP leaders, he calls for ‘serious attempts’ to accomplish task.
Rahul was grilled for over four hours on Sunday by CBI officials. “While Rahul’s statement has already been recorded under section 164 of CrPC and is part of the chargesheet.
The Goa police confirmed the incident but refused to elaborate. “It was on the suspicion that he may be involved in disrupting the event that we detained him,” said a police officer.
His remark came a day after he was reported to have said that “Hindustan is for Hindus”.
Officials said one of them is a 23-year-old commerce graduate from Royapettah, Chennai. He used to work at a textile shop run by his father.
Peter, husband of key accused Indrani Mukerjea, was on Thursday arrested by CBI, which thereafter filed its chargesheet in the case in a magistrate court here.
In a video called ‘Memories of Jihad’, produced by al Qaeda’s media arm As-Sahab, the AQIS has shown Dar reciting Jihadi poetry and claimed he was killed in a drone attack in north Waziristan on January 23 this year.
The Lankan naval men allegedly attacked a boat carrying four Indian fishermen by pelting stones and bottles.
Adnan Hasan Damudi, allegedly a former SIMI member, moved to Dubai in 2012 for work, and is said to have acted as an online recruiter and propaganda agent for the IS.
The senior party leaders from UP who met AICC general secretary Madhusudan Mistry in Delhi Saturday to discuss the strategy for the polls also demanded that a chief ministerial candidate should be named.
The bash failed to live up to the hype, with Bollywood stars such as Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan and political heavyweights such as RJD chief Lalu Prasad and H D Deve Gowda staying away.
JD(U) and RJD take 12 ministries each in 28-member cabinet, 4 for Congress
"Censor Board is not a government mouthpiece. It needs to provide certification and not censor stuff. We are very firm," said Rathore.
In the evening, Mulayam will attend his birthday celebrations with a live performance by music composer A R Rehman at athletics stadium in Saifai.
Many Patidar candidates in Surat and Vadodara have picked rolling pin and flourboard as their symbol.
While the present newly-constructed broad gauge line runs about 50 per cent along the old metre gauge alignment, the 210-km track has 79 major bridges, 340 minor bridges and 21 tunnels.
Congress took out a rally here with youths wearing his masks on the last day of campaigning for the municipal corporation elections on Friday.
A candidate from Ward No.12, he owns shop no. 16 in the meat market located behind Darbargadh on Kalavad road. The shop is now run by his son, Babar.
The two were speaking at a session of Women in the World, a global summit on women’s concerns, challenges and triumphs.
Reddy was arrested on Friday in connection with a fresh illegal mining case registered against him for ‘illegal’ export of 3,00,000 metric tonnes of iron ore between 2004 and 2006.
The bench proceeded to issue an interim order on an appeal filed by the Centre and Navy against a September 4 order of Delhi High Court
In the wake of the controversy, the authorities Friday declared that the varsity will remain closed for two days.
The decision was taken following directives from the top leadership and the instruction was conveyed during a meeting held at party headquarters in Lucknow on November 16.
The accused and his unidentified associates barged into the temple where the Dalit family was performing rituals and beat them up for “touching the goddess’s idol”,
Issues notice to manufacturer too, seeks replies in 15 days
The Seventh Pay Commission headed by Justice AK Mathur on Thursday submitted its report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, suggesting 23.55% hike in pay and allowances of govt employees.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Indore on November 23 to meet Geeta and enquire about her well-being.
Media reports quoted Rawat as having said at an event in Haridwar that those who slaughter cows are the country's "biggest enemies" and that they had "no right to live in the country".
Justice Tashi Rabstan passed severe strictures against the then Senior Superintendent of Police, Jammu, Atul Goel for providing undue security cover to the forest guard.
Bhuvith Shetty (25) and his associate, Achuta (28), who are both affiliated to the Bajrang Dal, were arrested by the police on Thursday for the November 12 attack on two youths.
The state government also increased the scope of application seeking compensation for “surrender with weapons”.
Govt stays away, declines to submit draft on procedure of appointment.
The Crime branch of the Kerala police, which was probing the Facebook page, has arrested six people, including the administrator of the page.
The report is likely to come as a disappointment for the IAS fraternity which has pushed for retaining its “edge”, not only before the commission but even in the open fora of social media.
In a candid interaction with young IAS officers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday underlined that they don't have more than 10 years to learn, do new things and experiment and that whoever makes maximum use of these 10 years will contribute much more for the remaining 20-25 years of service.
Paswan also said that following the Dadri incident, the Grand Alliance was successful in convincing the minority community that they would not be safe if the NDA came to power.
Release video of former PM’s speech on 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The BJP and AAP leaders on Thursday released the old video of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in which is justified the anti-Sikh riots following the assassination of Indira Gandhi by saying "when a big tree falls, the earth shakes".
The admission has been made as a “No-Day-Yet-Named Motion”, implying that no date has been fixed for taking it up.
Noted British sculptor Anish Kapoor, who had made scathing remarks against Narendra Modi government in a UK daily during the Prime Minister's visit there, has been removed from Rajasthan's cultural panel, two days after he was nominated by the BJP-ruled state government.
According to the report, Chairman A K Mathur felt that “NFU should be extended to the officers of the defence forces and CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces)”.
Wife of Colonel Santosh Mahadik (37) , who was martyred during a fierce gunbattle with militants in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, says her children will join the Armed Forces .
At a press conference, Shahnawaz Hussain sought to drag Rahul and Sonia Gandhi into the row over remarks made by certain Congress leaders against the government.
JD (U) state president Bashistha Narayan Singh said it was part of protocol to invite the Prime Minister.
The net increase is likely to be in the range of 22 per cent after subsuming the current 119 per cent dearness allowance in the new basic and grade pay scale.
The probe has revealed that mastermind of the killings Javed Chikna had introduced one of the accused to Shakeel over phone.
He is due to call on Premier Li Keqiang later today and hold talks with China's Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun, who is also the State Councillor in the CPC, a rank above the Minister.
The operation was based on the information about the location of Maoist commander Hidma, who is the head of 1st military battalion of Naxals, in the region.
The government also set a March 2017 deadline for implementation of the Rs 2,000-crore project.
AAP opposed a BJP request for an obituary reference for VHP leader Ashok Singhal who died a day ago.
Party sees BJP’s bid to ‘hijack Ambedkar’; Govt wants special discussion in Parliament on Nov 26.
The resignation came just hours after CBI pleaded before the Calcutta High Court to cancel Mitra's bail citing that he is still functioning as a cabinet minister in the state government.
More than 190 countries will gather in Paris later this month for a two-week annual climate change conference that is expected to deliver a global agreement this year.