August 20, 2017 2:43 am
Garba Pandals, Garba Entry, Panchagavya, Hindu Utsav Samiti, Love Jihad, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News

“Drinking Panchgavya cleanses one’s soul. Hinduism lays emphasis on it but Muslims won’t drink it and will be found out,’’ convener of SBM Chandrashekhar Tiwari told The Indian Express. He claimed Muslim boys “infiltrate” garba pandals and “trap” Hindu girls as part of “love jihad”

August 20, 2017 2:38 am
Narendra Dabholkar, murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, CM Prithviraj Chavan, Sanatan Sanstha, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, India news, National news

Prime accused Sarang Akolkar (35) and Vinay Baburao Pawar (37) had shot dead Narendra Dabholkar on August 20, 2013, around 7.25 am on the V R Shinde bridge in Pune.

August 20, 2017 2:37 am

A childhood friend of Nek Chand’s son Anuj Saini, Maj Virk refers to Nek Chand as uncle, someone he knew since his childhood.

August 20, 2017 2:31 am
Amit Shah, lok sabha elections, 2019 elections, backward class support, amit shah backward class, tamil nadu BJP, indian express news, india news

Veterans Babulal Gaur and Sartaj Singh, who held home and forest portfolios, respectively, were dropped as ministers last year and apparently told that the BJP had decided to follow this formula at the national level

August 20, 2017 2:30 am
Mumbai marathon, Khushroo Patel, Amarjeet Singh Chawla and Shibani Gulati, Maharashtra news, India news, National news

The second edition of this event will witness the participation of Khushroo Patel, Amarjeet Singh Chawla and Shibani Gulati — each with a story to tell.

August 20, 2017 2:29 am
PGI Chandigarh, PGI Chandigarh Blood Donation Camp, Blood Donation Camp PGI Chandigarh, Chandigarh News, Indian Express, Indian Express News

Ram, who was addressing the concluding ceremony of ROTTO, PGIMER’s organ donation awareness campaign, said the problem of low donation rates can be overcome by engaging with multiple stakeholders through awareness drives.

August 20, 2017 2:25 am
PGI Chandigarh, PGI Chandigarh Blood Donation Camp, Blood Donation Camp PGI Chandigarh, Chandigarh News, Indian Express, Indian Express News

A senior PGI official told Chandigarh Newsline on Saturday that the approval was accorded during a meeting, which was held in New Delhi on Friday and was attended by officials from the institute and senior health ministry officials.

August 20, 2017 2:23 am
Colaba Causeway, Cotton Color, Tourist spots in Mumbai, Maharashtra news, Tourist in Mumbai, India news, national news

The shopkeepers at colaba causeway, through the years, have learned different ways to woo customers. From introducing pop music in the shops to communicating in multiple languages, they have done it all.

August 20, 2017 2:22 am
Aurangabad Municipal Corporation, Vande Mataram, Shiv Sena, BJP, AIMIM, Vande Mataram, ruckus in Aurangabad Municipal Corporation, assaduddin owaisi, india news, indian express, indian express news

Mayor Bhagwan Ghadamode subsequently ordered that Sayyed Mateen of the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Sohail Shaikh of the Congress be suspended for a day

August 20, 2017 2:21 am
Narendra Modi, Sufi PM, Sufi PM Narendra Modi, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News

Modi’s advantage is exactly that people underestimate him as a thinking person.

August 20, 2017 2:19 am
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The proposal, which would be placed before the next syndicate meeting recommends that daily wage employees, who have completed seven years of service up to March 31, 2016, and other conditions of the previous regularisation policy should be regularised.

August 20, 2017 2:18 am
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Jese was handed a start by Stoke manager Mark Hughes and showed why he was once regarded as one of Europe’s top young players by scoring a well-taken goal for his new team as it beat Arsenal 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.

August 20, 2017 2:14 am
Maharashtra Medical Council, Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission, girl dies after ovum donation, Maharashtra news, India news

The commission will question the reasons behind the delay in “delivering justice” to Sushma Pandey, who died at the age of 17 years after illegally donating her eggs at an IVF clinic.

August 20, 2017 2:12 am
BJP, AIADMK, Tamil Nadu Election, TN Election, Tamil Issues, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News

A senior BJP leader said that the party will try and appropriate Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar to endear itself to the Tamil electorate. Besides, both the party and the Central government are soon expected to launch programmes to promote Tamil language

August 20, 2017 2:10 am
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As a formality, the periodical sought permission from the Nehru Memorial Fund, housed in Teen Murti Marg and funded largely by government grants, to reproduce the draft speech to commemorate the 70th year of Independence.

August 20, 2017 2:04 am
HUDA, HUDA plot allotment scam, Haryana plot allotment scam, Punjab and Haryana High Court, indian express news

The victim, son of a labourer residing in Gurgoan, was kidnapped last year in December and a day later, was discovered in a dustbin with burn injuries caused by acid.

August 20, 2017 2:04 am
england vs west indies, eng vs wi, england cricket

England took 19 wickets in a day to send West Indies tumbling to a humbling defeat by an innings and 209 runs in the first Test with time to spare on Day 3 of the first ever Day-Night Test played in England.

August 20, 2017 9:22 am
Gorakhpur, Yogi adityanath, Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur deaths, Gorakhpur tragedy, Rahul Gandhi gorakhpur, india news, indian express, indian express news

“We agree that Gorakhpur is not a picnic spot but instead has been turned into a murderous spot by utter negligence, lack of accountability and total callousness,” Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said

August 20, 2017 2:01 am
Fake call centre in Noida, Maharashtra crime news, Uttar Pradesh Crime news, India news, national news, latest news

According to the police, the eight arrested have duped people on the pretext of investing in insurance policies. So far, police have found Rs 2 crore that the accused are suspected to have earned over the last few years.

August 20, 2017 1:58 am
Punjab and Haryana HC, Punjab rape case, gang rape case, rape victim child, Punjab HC on rape victim child, indian express news

The High Court has also asked the state government to pay a sum of Rs 4 lakh to the rape survivor as compensation.

August 20, 2017 1:57 am
West Bengal news, woman found dead in kolkata, Crime news, National news, Latest news, India news,

The accused, identified as Anita Chendana, is an executive with a private company. She has also sustained injuries and is recuperating at the hospital, once discharged, she will be arrested, added an official.

August 20, 2017 1:55 am

Known for devising the sangat darshan to connect with people by visiting villages, holding meetings where he would both listen to grievances and hand out cash for pre-approved projects, Badal appears to have substituted sangat darshans with condolence visits.

August 20, 2017 1:54 am
World Photography Day, Dilesh Parekh, Guinness World Record for the largest collection of cameras, Maharashtra news, India news, National news

Dilesh Parekh was the owner of 4,425 cameras when he created the world record in 2012. His collection has since risen to 4,600.

August 20, 2017 9:22 am
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CM Yogi targets Rahul, Akhilesh over Gorakhpur visit; Rahul says don’t cover up

August 20, 2017 1:53 am
juventus, Cagliari, juventus vs Cagliari

Opening match in Serie A also produced the first decision from video review on Saturday as Video Assistant Referee awarded a penalty to Cagliari but Diego Farias’ effort was saved by Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and the Bianconeri went on to win 3-0.

August 20, 2017 1:46 am

Contemporary theatre will pay a heavy price for this disdain towards the spectator, who should not be imagined as the end point of a supply chain but as the centre of the communication process.

August 20, 2017 1:45 am

The case dates back to 2015 when the government initially had allowed the transfer of 51 per cent shares of SMA’s joint venture partner Karamjeet Singh and Company Limited to the former after the latter sought to cancel the contract with the government.

August 20, 2017 1:45 am
Kalimpong Blast, Kalimpong Blast Civic Volunteer Died, North Bengal Kalimpong Blast, Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, Praveen Subba, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News

A case has been initiated at Sadar police station against Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, Praveen Subba and others under section 120B (criminal conspiracy), 121 (waging war), 121A (attempting to wage war) A, 122 (collecting wars) of the IPC, Darjeeling SP Akhilesh Chaturvedi said

August 20, 2017 1:44 am
West Bengal news, woman found dead in kolkata, Crime news, National news, Latest news, India news,

Atoor Bashir Bare (28) was among the 27 “pirates” convicted on August 11 and sentenced to life imprisonment. According to a doctor, Bare was diagnosed with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and he also suffered from diabetes mellitus.

August 20, 2017 1:42 am
barcelona, barcelona vs real betis, Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde called on his players to look beyond the gloomy atmosphere around the team as they begin their Liga season against Real Betis at home on Sunday.

August 20, 2017 1:41 am
Ganesh Mandals in Mumbai, BMC News, Mumbai news, Maharashtra news, India news, Ganesh festival news,

For the 10-day festival that will begin on August 25, the BMC had received 1,312 applications for setting up Ganesh pandals. While 1,153 applications are still pending with the civic body, 74 have been rejected.

August 20, 2017 1:35 am
Mumbai University results delay, Bombay High Court news, Maharashtra news, India news, nAtional news, Latest news

Referring to the online marking process, the students claimed this initiative was expected to reduce the malpractice of tampering with answersheets.

August 20, 2017 1:34 am
Hijam Bharat Singh, a second year student of Satyawati College and hailing from Manipur, was found hanging by his two relatives yesterday, they said, adding no suicide note was found from him.

Identified as Kuldeep Singh, he was allegedly depressed due to Rs 3 lakh debt taken by his father. He hanged himself to death at his residence on Friday.

August 20, 2017 1:52 pm
india vs mauritius football score, lindia vs maurituis football match , football live, football news, indian express, indian express news

After Balwant’s introduction, the Mauritius’ midfield was pushed back to counter the pressure the Blue Tigers were building up. Balwant’s movement freed up his teammates, particularly strike-partner Jeje Lalpekhlua, who had been closely watched by defenders.

August 20, 2017 1:32 am
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo

Greece’s basketball federation accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship.

August 20, 2017 1:32 am
kashmir, kashmir violence, kahsmir issue,kashmir unrest, kashmir stone pelting, pakistan militants, kashmir news

Our current Kashmir problem was created by two mistakes made by Indira Gandhi and Rajiv. Mrs Gandhi made the mistake of wrongly toppling Farooq Abdullah’s government in 1984 and replacing him with a cipher.