Delhi's focus on removing NE isolation through pro-active Act East Policy: PM Modi in Shillong

Delhi's focus on removing NE isolation through pro-active Act East Policy: PM Modi in Shillong

Describing the Northeast as India’s gateway to South East Asia, the PM asked the states of the region to take full advantage of this.

Mamata Banerjee sworn in as West Bengal CM for second time
Mamata Banerjee sworn in as West Bengal CM for second time

61-year-old Banerjee was administered oath of office and secrecy by state Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi at the sprawling Red Road.

BrahMos missile successfully test-fired, hits target
BrahMos missile successfully test-fired, hits target

This formidable missile system has empowered all three wings of the armed forces with impeccable anti-ship and land attack capability

Manohar Parrikar: Have broken middlemen-Defence Ministry nexus
Manohar Parrikar: Have broken middlemen-Defence Ministry nexus

On AgustaWestland probe, he said the investigators are hot on the trail of people, including journalists, who are linked to the VVIP chopper scam.

Mamata Banerjee: Not just a tough street fighter but a master strategist

A seven-time MP, Banerjee who took over as the chief minister in 2011 winning by-poll from Bhabanipur, steered Trinamool Congress through victory in subsequent elections.

For Trinamool Congress 'Man of the Match' is Abhisekh Banerjee

Abhisekh Banerjee himself was seen at one point of time having been carried on the shoulders of enthusiastic party supporters who cheered towards the meeting ground on Red Road and shouting slogans.

J&K: Jawan fights valiantly to kill four terrorists before dying

Enrolled in the Assam Regiment of the Army in 1997, Dada was posted with the 35 Rashtriya Rifles, a force carved out for counter-insurgency operations, at present.

Lalu, Nitish, Akhilesh at Mamata's swearing-in

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Lalu, Nitish, Akhilesh at Mamata's swearing-in

Will ensure work on Ram temple starts this year-end: Subramanian Swamy

Swamy was speaking at an event organised by Bhartiya Kisan Abhiya.

PM Modi to address NEC meeting in Shillong today

The North Eastern Council is the nodal agency of the Ministry of Development for North Eastern Region that comprises of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

Indian companies to pay $4,000 more for H-1B visa: US

Those applying for L-1 visa petitions would have to pay $4,500 more than other US companies under the new law, which would be in effect till September 30, 2025.

Trupti Desai alleges she was attacked in Nashik, claims a ploy to kill her

A case has been filed in this regard against unidentified persons in Nashik, police said.

Mamata takes oath today, Narada-tainted faces in team

Banerjee, who led the Trinamool Congress to a resounding victory in the recent assembly polls, said the portfolios are yet to be decided.

Jaya seeks PM's intervention for release of Indian fishermen

Jayalalithaa told Modi that the five fishermen from Kanyakumari district had been contracted by a Saudi individual and that they were engaged in fishing in Saudi Arabia.

HC stays Haryana govt order on quota for Jats
Haryana Jat Quota Stir

The Act was challenged by Murari Lal Gupta of Bhiwani, who was seeking a direction to quash block 'C' of the Act, which provides reservation to the Jat community under a newly carved Backward Classes (C) category.

First bullet train to run in India by 2023: Suresh Prabhu

The bullet train is expected to cover 508 km between Mumbai and Ahmedabad in about two hours, running at a maximum speed of 350 kmph and operating speed of 320 kmph.

Pansare murder case: Kin seeks recall of transfer of officer probing

Pansare (82) and his wife Uma, were shot at by two unidentified persons on February 16 last year near their house in Kolhapur.

It’s UP 2017 between the lines of PM Modi's rally

PM calls himself UP wala, posters say BJP 265-plus: ‘I am on my way’

As Centre backs his plea, Italian marine allowed to go home

Girone and Latorre, who were on board Enrica Lexie, are accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast on February 15, 2012.

Two years of NDA -- Modi like ‘Alice in Wonderland’, directionless: Cong
The Third Year Begins

Referring to protests in universities across the country, Ahmad said the current atmosphere is “disturbed” wherever Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the RSS, was “weak”.

Sino-India ties have acquired strategic significance, says President Mukherjee in China

Welcoming Mukherjee, Xi said, "You are a seasoned statesman and old friend of the Chinese people who has long been committed to promote friendship between China and India."

State BJP to boycott Mamata's swearing-in, Arun Jaitley to attend

"We are boycotting tomorrow's swearing-in ceremony. When our workers are being attacked throughout the state, how can we join the swearing-in ceremony?" state BJP president Dilip Ghosh said,

Italy marines case: Government unjust to families of deceased fishermen, says Congress

Congress alleged that the Prime Minister was in contact with his Italian counterpart and was cutting a deal on the Italian marines case to falsely accuse Congress leadership on the AgustaWestland issue.

PM to address rally in Saharanpur kick starting nationwide events marking two years of NDA govt

He will follow this up with four more rallies in Balasore in Odisha; and one each in Rajasthan, Karnataka and Meghalaya later on.

Obama administration praises Indian Muslims' resilience

The administration also said that it was successful in collaborating with Indian authorities in tracking money sent into the country by radical groups.

Jharkhand journo murder: Companion of accused arrested for offering bribe to police

He allegedly came to offer bribe to a policeman to the tune of Rs 10 lakh for removing the name of his commander, Mukesh Ganjhu, from the list of accused in the murder of a local TV journalist in Chatra district.

Meghalaya Congress leaders want CM Mukul Sangma replaced after Tura debacle

The group of dissidents have several ministers and MLAs, all of whom squarely blame chief minister Mukul Sangma for the Congress' defeat.

J&K: Two militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Kupwara

Additional reinforcements of 18 Jat and first Naga regiment have joined the operation to neutralise the remaining militants.

West Bengal: CPM leader Sushanta Ghosh slapped in court premises

Ghosh was slapped in a local court by a man who claimed that one of the skeletons dug out from near his ancestral home in Benachapra village was that of his son.

Amit Shah nuances 'Congress-mukt Bharat': freedom from Cong system

Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Manohar Parrikar, M Venkaiah Naidu and Suresh Prabhu were also present at the event.

PM Modi tweets ‘Transforming India’ anthem’s video

‘Transforming India’ is the theme of the outreach programme of the NDA Government which completes two years in office on Thursday.

Domestic black money window will ensure peace of mind: IT Dept advertisement

The advertisement said the fair market value of the asset declared, will be as on June 1, 2016 deemed to be the undisclosed income.

Red faces in Left over full-page ads of Pinarayi Vijayan’s swearing-in ceremony

The CPI, the second largest party in Kerala’s Left Democratic Front (LDF), also warned against a “personality cult”, saying it is not a practice followed by the Communist parties.

One kg gold found hidden in lavatory of SpiceJet Dubai-Kochi flight

Finding the behaviour of a passenger, who used the lavatory frequently during the flight, suspicious, the crew chief checked the lavatory

Central Procurement: Publishers’ forum alleges favouritism in purchase of Kendriya Vidyalaya books

This is the first time that KVS has procured books centrally for all schools.

Murder of Congolese national: Envoys allege ‘Afro-phobia’, MEA rushes in

While Swaraj assured that India was committed towards the safety and security of African nationals, Singh met the representatives of African heads of missions to assuage their concerns.

2017 matter of life and death for Congress in UP: Prashant Kishor

Kishor said that “excuses” like infighting or groupism for not being able to identify dedicated workers would not work anymore.

Hours after New Town makes it to Smart City list, TMC factions clash in Kolkata

Earlier this month, another clash had left seven police officers injured while a number of police vehicles were torched.

Sonowal's Day 1: Abolishes check gates, reduces cars in convoy, visits NRC office

The meeting also announced reducing the number of vehicles of the chief minister’s convoy.

TMC MP Saugata Roy takes a dig at Congress' novel bid to check defection

Roy also said an anti-defection law already existed to deal with such situations.

Nitish Kumar paints bleak picture of PM Modi's two years in office

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday took a dim view of the BJP-led NDA government's two years at the Centre, saying nothing had been done during this period.

Govt releases draft model rules for implementation of Juvenile Justice Act

Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi released draft model rules to repeal the existing rules for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice Act.

HC stays court martial of Army jawan for being tried for same offence twice

Issuing notices to the ministry of defence and the Commanding Officer of 153 Medium Regiment, the court has directed them to submit replies by August 31.

Assam swearing-in: PM underlines Act East, CM state identity

The swearing-in ceremony at the Khanapara Veterinary College grounds was a show of strength for the BJP and its allies, with BJP president Amit Shah, 14 chief ministers and many union ministers in attendance.

Mamata Banerjee warns against 'infighting' in TMC, constitutes committee to review poll results
Elections 2016

Banerjee explained during an internal party meeting that the TMC, which won 211 seats, could have won 10-12 seats more had there been no 'infighting'.

Top US Senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

The Senators raised concerns on some of the pressing issues of religious freedom from rising intolerance to prevailing anti-conversion laws.

President Mukherjee meets top Communist Party official in China

Briefing reporters, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said the President explained to the Chinese official the new initiatives like 'Make in India' and 'Digital India' in the context of foreign investment.

Bengal Cong MLAs sign undertaking: I swear allegiance to Sonia ji, Rahul ji

State Congress chief said the undertaking is not forced.

Dial 139 for wait-listed ticket cancellation

Earlier only confirmed ticket holders could cancel their tickets through 139 service and IRCTC website. Now the facility can be used for cancellation of RAC and wait-listed tickets also.

AP: Temple income grows by 27 per cent, CM Naidu attributes it to 'growing sins'

At the same time, he pointed out, sale of liquor was coming down, resulting in reduced income to the state.

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Only want MCD employees' salaries to be paid: Delhi HC

The bench said it would pass appropriate order and necessary directions on the issue pertaining to payment of salaries to the employees of the three civic bodies.