October 19, 2017 10:24 pm

Referring to the recent investigations by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against several Hurriyat leaders allegedly linked to funds for militancy, DGP Vaid said that “it is wrong to say the case registered by the NIA and subsequent raids on Hurriyat alone have helped improve the situation”.

October 19, 2017 10:33 pm

As part of the Centre’s initiative to ‘Make India Energy Efficient’, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) — a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings and the Union Power Ministry — will implement the project, bearing the capital costs.

gujarat, gujarat polls, gujarat vikas, gujarat assembly elections 2017, gujarat bjp campaign video, bjp gujarat, Hitu Kanodiya bjp video, swacch bharat, congress, bjp
October 19, 2017 10:00 pm

The “Vikas gando thayo chhe (Vikas has gone crazy)” campaign was started by a Patidar youth and it found support in Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

delhi pollution, delhi air quality, air quality, air quality norms, Air Quality-Life Index , air pollution, india air pollution, air pollution infections, air pollution deaths, delhi air quality, indian express
October 19, 2017 9:50 pm

The Lancet study concluded that pollution is now the largest environmental cause of disease and death in the world today — three times more those from HIV-AIDS, TB and malaria put together.

yogi adityanath, ayodhya, diwali in ayodhya, Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, ram temple, diwali in ram temple, Hanuman Garhi, yogi adityanath at Hanuman Garhi, uttar pradesh, up news, india news
October 19, 2017 9:41 pm

On the Opposition alleging that Adityanath does not celebrate festivals with his family at home, CM said that the “entire UP and society was his family”.

October 19, 2017 9:54 pm

DD Prakriti will be the latest in its string of 24x7 channels dedicated to an issue or region.

love jihad, Kerala inter-religious marriage, inter-religious marriages, pinarayi vijayan, Kerala love jihad case, Kerala High Court, Kerala High Court on inter-religious marriages, kerala political killings, love jihad, indian express news
October 19, 2017 9:12 pm

Quoting American civil rights activist and poet Maya Angelou, the bench noted in its order: “Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

2008 delhi blasts case, delhi court, delhi police, delhi blasts case, Delhi Police, delhi blasts case probe, Inspector Rajendra Singh Seharawat, delhi news, indian express
October 19, 2017 7:20 am

The public prosecutor sought permission to declare Inspector Rajendra Singh Seharawat as “hostile” after he repeatedly failed to identify the accused of being a key conspirator in the blasts.

Singur, Singur Nano Factory, Mamata Banerjee, singur verdict, singur land, singur farmers, singur farmer land, Indian Express, India news
October 19, 2017 6:59 am

Year after return, land is not demarcated or cultivable: farmers; officials say doing our best.

narendra modi, nda government, NREGA, NREGA fund, MGNREGA, mahatma gandhi national rural employment guarantee act, nrega jobs,, rural development, rural employment, nrega fund, nrega fund allocation, MGNREGA, MGNREGA wages, working wages, farmer wages, farm wages, niti aayog, mnrega scheme, BJP,
October 19, 2017 7:16 am

Last financial year, of the additional Rs 15,000 crore that the MoRD sought in supplementary demands, the Finance Ministry cleared only Rs 9,000 crore.

jaosh-e-muhammad, Kashmir, jammu and kashmir, Jammu, J7K militancy, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Kashmir terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir, kashmir unrest, Noor Mohammad Tantray, J&K police, Pakistan, Kashmir news, indian express
October 19, 2017 5:07 pm

Tantray, who was arrested in Delhi in 2003 and sentenced to life by a POTA court in 2011, is reported to have jumped parole a few months ago and rejoined militancy.

sarpanch killing, sarpanch killed, shopian, pdp, kashmir sarpanch house burnt, mehbooba mufti, kashmir news, jammu and kashmir, india news, indian express
October 19, 2017 11:46 am

One of the attackers, identified as Hizbul Mujahideen militant Showkat Ahmad Kumar alias Falahi, reportedly died in a scuffle with Sheikh’s family members and neighbours.

jharkhand, simdega girl death, raghubar das, aadhaar, jharkhand girl death, aadhaar issuing body uidai, aadhar card, jharkhand girl starvation death case, jharkhand starvation death, simdega girl death aadhaar card, aadhaar card linking, santoshi kumari death, raghubar das orders inquiry, simdega, starvation death, raghubar das jharkhand, starvation death, aadhaar card bank accounts,
October 19, 2017 7:07 am

In a controversial move this April, the Jharkhand Chief Secretary had ordered that ration cards not linked to Aadhaar would be ineligible.

China's border disputes, President xi Jinping, china and its neighbours, China's border disputes news, China's relations with its neighbours, china relations with mebouring countries, international news, world news, latest news
October 19, 2017 7:14 am

“China will never pursue development at the expense of other’s interests, but nor will China ever give up its legitimate rights and interests. No one should expect China to swallow anything that undermines its interests,” said President Xi Jinping.

October 18, 2017 11:44 am

In June 2016, The Indian Express reported that Bhandari had admitted that the email trail recovered from his computer was indeed that of messages exchanged between him, Robert Vadra and Vadra’s assistant Manoj Arora.

ghana football team, ghana u17 team, fifa under 17 world cup, fifa u17 wc, TV serial Kumkum Bhagya, Ghana under-17 football team, Kumkum Bhagya, FIFA World Cup, Indian TV serial Kumkum Bhagya, football news, sports news, indian express
October 18, 2017 8:22 am

In Ghana, Kumkum Bhagya is so popular that students may find questions pertaining to the show in their exam papers.

Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI, Aadhar card, Jharkhand girl starvation death case, girl starvation death case, india news, national news, CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey, latest news
October 18, 2017 8:20 am

On Tuesday, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das asked the administration to provide Rs 50,000 to the family as interim relief, and asked the Deputy Commissioner to conduct a probe and take action against those guilty.

Vishnu Surya Wagh, BJP, Goa BJP, Goa poet, Goa poet thrashed, Vishnu Surya Wagh book Sudirsukt, Vishnu Surya Wagh poems, BJP govt in Goa, Vishnu Surya Wagh poem on caste system, cast system in India, Gaud Saraswat Brahmins, Bahujan Goans, Manohar Parrikar, Goa Police,
October 18, 2017 7:12 am

The Goa Police will now approach “several experts” and the office of the Directorate of Official Language to “probe” the etymology of the “abuses and explicit language” used in the poems.

Aligarh, Aligarh doctor sex determination, BJP, Aligarh nursing home, sex determination, illegal pre-natal sex-determination, pre-natal sex-determination aligarh, Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique, BJP, Rajasthan government, Aligarh DM Rishikesh Bhaskar Yashod, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, BJP government, yogi adityanath, Uttar pradesh, UP news,
October 18, 2017 6:54 am

The MLAs allegedly did not allow Rajasthan officials to seize the ultrasound machine or pick up the accused doctors and left the local Kwarsi police station only when the doctor was let go.

killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, killing of RSS workers in Punjab, Punjab news, India news, National news, Latest news
October 18, 2017 9:55 am

Ravinder Gosain, 58, was the mukhya shikshak of RSS's Mohan Shakha for many years. He was also mandal pradhan of the local BJP unit.

Robert Vadra, Congress on Robert Vadra, Bjp, Congress BJP, Congress response on Robert Vadra issue, Randeep Singh Surjewala, india news, indian express news
October 18, 2017 7:15 am

Reacting to this, Congress communication department head Randeep Surjewala said Prime Minister Narendra Modi can order any investigation into allegations against Vadra to find out if there was any “wrongdoing”.

October 18, 2017 5:21 am

Terming it as inhumane, Director General of Police S P Vaid said, "The family had not even condoled the death of their loved one properly before such a senseless act instigated by terrorists was perpetrated on them in less than 24 hours."

Taj Mahal, Yogi Adityanath, Sangeet Som, Yogi Adityanath Taj mahal, Bhartiya Janata party, taj mahal controversy, UP chief minister, UP tourism list, BJP MLA Sangeet Singh Som,
October 18, 2017 1:04 pm

Stating that his government would fulfill its duty towards conservation of Taj Mahal, Adityanath announced that he would visit Agra on October 26 to review the development projects in and around the Taj Mahal.

Antiques smuggling, Navjot Singh Sidhu, DRI on Antiques smuggling, Amarinder Singh, Director of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa, indian express news 
October 17, 2017 5:53 am

Sidhu has been alleging tax evasions by Fastway Network Private Limited that is linked to the Badals, saying it was “monopolising” the cable network trrade in Punjab. The firm has denied the allegations in the past.

us dollar, dollar rate, $ rate today, us treasury, united states, american currency, us federal reserve, dollar vs inr, business news, indian express
October 17, 2017 9:07 am

The initial size of the Fund, set up two years ago, is being expected to close at $2.1 billion, with the government keeping a green shoe option to raise it up to $2.8 billion.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Pak vs SL, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka T20I, Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, Muhammad Khaleel, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan, Cricket news, Indian Express
October 17, 2017 8:31 am

Muhammad Khaleel, bus driver who ducked terror, warmly awaits Sri Lankan cricket team for the 3rd T20I match; says India should come and play.

2019 lok sabha elections, 2019 elections, CPM, Congress, Sitaram yechury, CPI(M) Central Committee meeting, Congress, general elections, general elections 2019, Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury, Narendra Modi, Narendra Modi government, PM Modi, BJP, vs achuthanandan
October 17, 2017 10:37 am

While both Yechury and Karat came up with some proposals, it was finally agreed that the Politburo should prepare the draft resolution to be presented before the party’s national conclave next year.

October 17, 2017 9:12 am

Rana Gurjit Singh also showed financial transaction with these companies in his election affidavit prior to the Punjab assembly polls.

narendra modi, modi in gujarat, amit shah, gujarat elections, gujarat assembly elections, rahul gandhi, demonestisation, gandhinagar, amit shah gujarat, bjp gujarat rally, gujarat news, gujarat gaurav yatra, bjp rally in gujarat, sonia gandhi, gst, modi gujarat rally, rahul gandhi, congress, gujarat latest news, indian express
October 17, 2017 8:33 am

Describing the assembly elections as a fight between development of the BJP and dynasty of the Congress, Modi said that the Congress, while in power at the Centre, tried its best to jail him after sending Amit Shah behind bars.

Taj mahal, Sangeet Som, BJP, Taj Mahal controversy, Taj Mahal issue, Sangeet Som on Taj Mahal, bhartiya janata party, Sangeet Som Sardhana, 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots,
October 17, 2017 9:11 am

Sangeet Som, a two-time MLA from Sardhana, was earlier named in a case related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, after he allegedly shared a video on Facebook showing two persons being beaten to death by a mob.

Gujarat assembly elections 2017, Gujarat polls, Gujarat poll date, election commission, gujarat election, vijay rupani, bjp, congress, TS Krishnamurthy, himachal pradesh election, narendra Modi, amit shah, gujarat election schedule, gujarat polls, vs sampath
October 17, 2017 7:17 am

While the Gujarat assembly’s term ends on January 22, 2018, it is January 7 in the case of Himachal Pradesh. Last week, Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti announced the election date only for Himachal Pradesh.

Ministry of Defence, Defence Cyber Agency, Defence Space Agency, Special Operations Division, Indian Air Force, indian navy, india news, indian express news
October 16, 2017 9:21 am

According to sources, the proposals for the three new formations — Defence Cyber Agency, Defence Space Agency and a Special Operations Division — are with other ministries for approval as the resources for them have to come from “accretion and not under save-and-raise”.

Pranab Mukherjee, Kapil Sibal, baba ramdev, Baba Ramdev ram lila maidan protests, lokpal bill, Anna Hazare’s agitation, Ramdev protest, Pranab Mukherjee PM, Pranab Mukherjee at express adda, UPA-II government, Sonia Gandhi, India news, Indian Express
October 16, 2017 11:19 am

Pranab Mukherjee was then the Finance Minister. He and Sibal, then HRD Minister, met Ramdev, who flew into the capital in a chartered jet from Ujjain, on June 1 and discussed issues raised by him, including bringing back black money stashed abroad.

Saroj Pandey, kerala violence, rss, bjp, kerala jan raksha yatra, jan raksha yatra, BJP jan raksha yatra, Amit Shah, Kerela political killings, Chhattisgarh BJP, CPI(M), Indian express
October 16, 2017 9:37 am

Saroj Pandey also said that the Centre could dismiss the Kerala government if democracy is killed in the state.

election commission, election commission of india, gujarat election schedule, Vijay Rupani, bjp, congress, himachal pradesh election, gujarat election, gujarat assembly election 2017, gujarat polls, india news, BJP, Congress, VS Sampath, indian express, indian express news, gujarat latest news
October 16, 2017 9:23 am

Rupani’s remarks stem from the EC’s controversial break from convention last week as it did not simultaneously announce polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, although the terms of the two state assemblies expire within two weeks of each other.

Vijay Mallya, Panama Papers, Kingfisher Airlines, Serious Fraud Investigation Office, SFIO, IQ Bridge Limited, business news, indian express news
October 16, 2017 9:26 am

According to the SFIO report, IQ Bridge Limited, Mauritius, and its Indian subsidiary, IQ Bridge Limited, Bangalore, controlled by Mallya and the UB Group, held 15 lakh and 52 lakh equity shares respectively in Kingfisher Airlines before its merger with Deccan Aviation.