Sasikala surrenders at Parapppana Agrahara jail in Bengaluru

Sasikala surrenders at Parapppana Agrahara jail in Bengaluru

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday restored Sasikala's conviction in the DA case, awarding four years jail term to the AIADMK general secretary and her relatives, besides imposing a fine of Rs 10 crore each.

Sasikala expels O Panneerselvam, AIADMK rebels
Sasikala expels O Panneerselvam, AIADMK rebels

Presently, there are 10 MLAs in the Panneerselvam camp, including himself. In addition, he enjoys the support of 12 MPs, including from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

J&K: Encounter underway between security forces, terrorists in Bandipora, 4 jawans injured
J&K: Encounter underway between security forces, terrorists in Bandipora, 4 jawans injured

Four jawans have been injured in the encounter.

In wake of Burhan Wani’s killing, blasts in J&K more than doubled over 2015
In wake of Burhan Wani’s killing, blasts in J&K more than doubled over 2015

The Indian Express unpacks 2016 data on IED attacks, casualties and targets compiled by the National Bomb Data Centre.

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February 20, 2017 4:53 pm

The project is caught in a political battle between Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who hails from the Odisha, and the state government.

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February 20, 2017 4:43 pm

"Counsel for the parties shall file written submissions/questions which should fall under the constitutional framework, that is likely to be referred to the larger bench," the bench said.

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February 20, 2017 4:43 pm

China may fast-track the commercialisation of its rocket launches after India's success, Chinese-state run media quoted Chinese officials as saying in a report titled 'India's satellite launch ramps up space race'.

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February 20, 2017 4:39 pm

Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas said the government was mulling to make the programme mandatory for the new recruits soon.

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February 20, 2017 3:20 pm

The court said 90 per cent of the interest amount that would be deposited with its registry would be disbursed to the 39 buyers who have opted out.

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February 20, 2017 3:13 pm

Karnal and Narnaul recorded their minimum temperatures at 11.6 and 17 degrees Celsius respectively.

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February 20, 2017 3:04 pm

The bodies were identified as that of Chauhan's wife, Suman Devi (32), sister in-law, Nitu Kumari (20) and sons, Piyush (12) and Harshit (10), the officer said.

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February 20, 2017 2:54 pm

Things turned for the worse last week following the "kidnap" attempt of a leading Malayalam actress in Kochi by a gang, forcing CM Pinarayi Vijayan to come out with the directive.

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February 20, 2017 2:51 pm

The accused, who runs a drug factory, had exported Mandrax (Methaqualone) from Udaipur to Mumbai in a container.

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February 20, 2017 4:22 pm

The party sources said Liezitsu will be sworn in as the Chief Minister on February 22.

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February 20, 2017 2:46 pm

Chair of the EU delegation for relations with India Geoffrey Van Orden said EU wants New Delhi to renew the investment deals first to take forward the stalled FTA talks.

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February 20, 2017 2:40 pm

On a regular day, the station caters over five lakh passengers and 361 trains. The redevelopment project is aimed at converting the station into a swanky hub for convenient travel and superior shopping experience to commuters.

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February 20, 2017 2:35 pm

The fresh attack on the Chief Minister came a day ahead of the crucial civic polls

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February 20, 2017 2:28 pm

The court was hearing a PIL related to disposal of untreated waste in rivers across the country.

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February 20, 2017 2:19 pm

"We used to sell liquor worth Rs 40,000 to Rs 50,000 a day but now, due to polls, it touches Rs 2 lakh a day," said an Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) stockist.

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February 20, 2017 4:43 pm

From DMK challenging Saturday's trust vote to Microsoft-Flipkart announcing partnership, here is the top news from this afternoon

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February 20, 2017 1:46 pm

The village reportedly has perfected a way to turn "waste to wealth".

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February 20, 2017 1:33 pm

Trump's proposed changes to H1-B Visa, if passed by majority, will make it harder for those applying for H1-B visas.

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February 20, 2017 4:48 pm

Tamil Nadu: CM Palaniswami approved a 50 per cent subsidy for working women to buy new two-wheeler vehicles, as well as a hike in maternity aid from Rs 12,000 to Rs 18,000 and the building of 5,000 new houses for fishermen.

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February 20, 2017 1:02 pm

"They both are terrorists, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. They both are spreading terror inside a democracy," he said.

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February 20, 2017 12:53 pm

Vikas Swarup was responding to a question on the listing of Hafiz Saeed by Pakistan under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Saeed, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief, is currently under house arrest in Pakistan.

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February 20, 2017 12:51 pm

"With growing urbanisation, planning must incorporate strong policies for waste management and traffic flow. Traffic gridlocks are some of the worst contributors to air pollution."

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February 20, 2017 12:45 pm

The BSF said it apprehended Nadia resident Shariful Shah with the cache as he was allegedly carrying the notes and was attempting to board a bus from NH 34.

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February 20, 2017 12:30 pm

"Effective action mandated internationally against him and his colleagues is a logical first step in bringing them to justice, and in ridding our region of the twin menaces of terrorism and violent extremism."

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February 20, 2017 12:15 pm

The on-going insurgency and ethnic driven conflict seems to have taken a heavy toll on the communist parties of Manipur, which believe in the ideology of class struggle.

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Harmeet has been detained for questioning and police are investigating whether he was intoxicated at the time of the incident.

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February 20, 2017 4:31 pm

Fake Rs 2000 notes: This comes just over a week after another seizure was made along the Bangladesh border on February 8.

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February 20, 2017 11:37 am

Rwanda has about 3,000 people from the Indian community said Vice President Hamid Ansari adding that, they are "very purposeful, very entrenched and very well-doing."

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February 20, 2017 4:42 pm

Chief Minister E Palaniswami had called for a trust vote in the Assembly on Saturday after Governor C Vidyasagar Rao have him a period of 15 days to prove his majority in the Assembly. He won the trust vote after the Opposition MLAs walked out of the Assembly.

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February 20, 2017 2:06 pm

Top news at 9 am, Feb 20: From Kalindi express derailment to Shahid Afridi announcing retirement, here is what all has happened this morning.

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With the new decision, a farmer, who was earning Rs 1470 for a quintal of paddy, would now be getting Rs 20 more per quintal as an incentive from the state government.

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While Arunachal Pradesh was granted statehood on this day in 1987, Mizoram was declared a state in 1972.

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February 20, 2017 10:07 am

The Tamil Nadu government, in January, sought a compensation of Rs 2,480 crore from Karnataka for not releasing the water as specified by the SC.

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February 20, 2017 9:41 am

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February 20, 2017 9:30 am

The dicey over 300 km long highway gets closed due to heavy rains or snowfall, causing disruption of essential supplies to the landlocked Kashmir Valley.

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February 20, 2017 9:21 am

The smog over northern India is extracting a heavy toll, every minute two lives are lost in India due to ambient air pollution.