Ayodhya issue: Shia board offers to give up land, wants mosque in Lucknow

Ayodhya issue: Shia board offers to give up land, wants mosque in Lucknow

Chairman Wasim Rizvi said that the Shia Waqf Board, which is the 'mutawalli' (caretaker) of the Babri Mosque, had suggested giving up its right over the land in Ayodhya.

Uttar Pradesh civic polls: Kairana-like incidents won’t recur, says Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh civic polls: Kairana-like incidents won’t recur, says Yogi Adityanath

Municipal corporation elections will be held in Mathura-Vrindavan and Ayodhya for the first time.

Maharashtra: Ban on naming liquor shops after deities, historical figures
Maharashtra: Ban on naming liquor shops after deities, historical figures

According to labour department officials, the issue was raised in March in the Maharashtra Legislative Council through a calling attention motion.

Will summon Shashi Tharoor for Miss World Manushi Chhillar tweet, says NCW
Will summon Shashi Tharoor for Miss World Manushi Chhillar tweet, says NCW

Hours after Manushi Chhillar was declared the winner of the Miss World contest on Saturday night, Tharoor had punned between Chhillar and chillar, which means small change.

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Dawoodi Bohra community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Female Genital Mutilation, Child Abuse, Woman safety, Indian express, india news
November 21, 2017 12:40 am

The online campaign under the banner of WeSpeakOut was kickstarted on November 19, World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse.

mamata bannerjee, tmc, trinamool congress, aadhaar data leak, indian express
November 21, 2017 12:39 am

TMC chief and West Bengal Mamata Banerjee said that Aadhaar details being leaked out was "alarming", and could be dangerous for individuals and society.

footballer Majid Arshid Khan, militant returns jammu and kashmir, miltant surrender, Naseer Ahmad, J&K police, indian express
November 21, 2017 12:34 am

On Sunday, GOC 15 Corps and the J&K DGP appealed to local militants to return home while announcing that around 190 militants, including 110 foreigners, were killed by the forces since January.

Karti Chidambaram, Karti money laundering case, P Chidambaram, madras high court
November 21, 2017 12:20 am

Karti had sought permission to travel to the UK for the purpose of admission of his daughter at Selwyn College, Cambridge.

US Food and Drug Administration, Strides Shasun & Cadila Healthcare, Indian drug manufacturers, dr reddy’s laboratories, novartis india, ranbaxy laboratories, sanofi india, strides shasun, indian express news, business news
November 21, 2017 12:06 am

Following observations by American drug controller, Strides Shasun & Cadila Healthcare for their Bengaluru and Matoda facilities, respectively, sent detailed responses which included admitting to faults and revising SOPs & hold-time study approach, among others.

Mukul Roy, TMC, Mamata Banerjee, BJP, West Bengal dengue outbreak, West Bengal film festival, India news, Indian Express
November 20, 2017 10:39 pm

Central government standing counsel Amit Mahajan opposed the petition and questioned the jurisdiction, saying if at all any cause of action arises, it should be at a court in West Bengal.

D Jayakumar slams Sasikala brother
November 20, 2017 10:39 pm

Amid I-T raids on Sasikala's family, V Divakaran had said Jayalalithaa did not ensure any "protection" for her close aide and "utilised her fully"

Subhash Bhamre on J&K terrorism
November 20, 2017 10:26 pm

"We have reformed our defence procurement policies and procedures. Defence is at the heart of our 'Make in India' programme," said Subhash Bhamre

ammu bar criticises Farooq Abdullah; demands sedition case against him
November 20, 2017 10:25 pm

"Having faced criticism even in Kashmir for his irresponsible and anti-national statements, Abdullah has resorted to his time-tested technique of telling lies and spreading falsehood to malign his opponents in the hope of saving his sinking boat," BJP state spokesman Anil Gupta said.

taj mahal, supreme court, multi level parking, tourism, uttar pradesh govt, hertige structure, agra, indian express
November 20, 2017 10:18 pm

The apex court rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for not coming out with a comprehensive policy to protect and preserve the beauty of Taj Mahal, saying "we need sustainable development".

Terrorist killed in Srinagar not from IS
November 20, 2017 10:07 pm

An official said the Tehrik-ul-Mujahideen was among the first few militant groups that emerged at the onset of terrorism in J&K in the early 1990s and was trying to revive its movement

padmavati, deepika padukone, padmavati poster, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:32 pm

Madhya Pradesh became the third BJP-ruled state to announce it would not allow the release of the film, with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan describing Padmavati as “Rashtramata”.

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November 20, 2017 11:34 pm

If no rival candidate, then Rahul Gandhi could be named on December 5.

amarinder singh, congress, indian express, india news
November 20, 2017 9:12 pm

Calling the proposed elevation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president a step in the right direction, he said it would help revive the party ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

West Bengal school stampede
November 20, 2017 9:13 pm

Around 11.30 am, the noise of an explosion and the ensuing fumes ended up creating panic among the students, many of whom thought it was an earthquake. As students and teachers made a dash for the exit, a stampede-like situation took place

rajasthan, jaipur fair, cpim, rajasthan edu minister, Vasundhara raje, Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair, HSSF, love jihad, indian express
November 20, 2017 9:07 pm

According to reports, officials asked schools in Jaipur to take the students to the fair, on the directions of Minister of State for Education (Primary and Secondary) Vasudev Devnani.

Protests against Padmavati
November 20, 2017 9:01 pm

The film has been facing controversy since director Sanjay Leela Bhansali started its shooting earlier this year. The director was roughed up by members of the fringe group Rajput Karni Sena in Jaipur.

goa mining, Digambar Kamat, illegal mining scam, Digambar Kamat bail, goa hc, indian express
November 20, 2017 8:51 pm

A special investigation team of the Goa Crime Branch has summoned Kamat for questioning on Tuesday.

amarinder singh, congress, indian express, india news
November 20, 2017 8:42 pm

"The Congress government in the state welcomes healthy criticism, but the opposition should refrain from criticism for the sake of criticism, Amarinder Singh said.

November 20, 2017 11:02 pm

Chief minister Sonowal however has claimed that his government would ensure that not an inch of Assam territory was included in NSCN(IM)’s ‘Greater Nagalim’ map.

November 20, 2017 8:42 pm

"The region has to take advantage of its geographical location. There is tremendous potential for growth of business and trade links between south-east Asia and the north-east region of India," Kovind said

Freedom of expression, which is legitimate and constitutionally protected, cannot be held to ransom by an intolerant group of people.
November 20, 2017 7:56 pm

"Nobody has done anything. It appears that children of India are not relevant, as per the states. Why has the Centre not given funds?" the SC said

china, ram nath kovind, president, arunachal pradesh, arunachal dispute, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ajit Doval, india news, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:30 pm

China routinely objects to any senior Indian officials' visit to the area. India has dismissed Beijing's objections, maintaining that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of the country and Indian leaders are as much free to visit the state as they are to any other part of the country.

November 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Coming out in support of the actress, the state government said security would be provided to the actress whenever she is in Bengaluru and her family, who hail from Karnataka, in the wake of threats issued to her by several outfits.

world bank, world bank loan, solar energy, solar plant loan, solar parks, renewable energy, solar park scheme, india news, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:10 pm

With about 331 GW of installed capacity, India’s power system is among the largest in the world. Yet, the per capita electricity consumption is less than one-third of the global average.

Lucknow air pollution
November 20, 2017 7:30 pm

Officiating Director of IIT-Kanpur Manindra Agrawal said the area where artificial rain was needed should have cloud cover and approval from the Union civil aviation ministry was awaited

quota, reservation, jitan ram manjhi, ex bihar cm, reservation, job quota, indian express
November 20, 2017 7:16 pm

Jitan Ram Manjhi, however, sought quota for people belonging to deprived sections in the sand mining work, in Bihar, on the lines of reservation in operation in the state's PDS in allotment of outlets.

bimal guirung, gjm, gorkhaland, gurung suspended, gorkha janmukti morcha, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:51 pm

Gurung's wife and GJM Mahila Morcha chief Asha, his close aide and party general secretary Roshan Giri and seven others were also suspended for six months

mosque, shia waqf board, ayodhya, hussainabad, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:00 pm

Chairman Wasim Rizvi said that the Shia Waqf Board, which is the 'mutawalli' (caretaker) of the Babri Mosque, had suggested giving up its right over the land in Ayodhya.

Mallya extradition trial confirmed for 8 days from Dec 4
November 20, 2017 11:11 pm

India and the UK have an Extradition Treaty, signed in 1992, but so far only one extradition has taken place from the UK to India under the arrangement.

padmavati, deepika padukone behead reward, bjp media coordinator, suraj pal amu, indian express
November 20, 2017 6:45 pm

The NCW, in a statement, said it has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports on Amu's remarks. The commission said it "takes a stringent view of such unwarranted and illegal statements".

arun jaitley, parliament, winter session, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:33 pm

"The Congress has given the most corrupt government in its ten years of rule, while Narendra Modi has given the most honest government. By forcibly saying that a truth is a lie does not make it a lie," Jaitley said

Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, tmc, west bengal, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:00 pm

“Dasmunshi was a master of the art of cultivating personal relationships even with political opponents. His death brings an end to an era of data-based and logic-based debates,” said CPI(M) MP and politburo member Mohammad Salim

Ira Joshi new Doordarshan DG
November 20, 2017 4:36 pm

PIB DG Ghanshyam Goel has been made the new DG of Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), replacing Esther Kar, who was put on 'compulsory wait'

karti chidambaram, supreme court, cbi, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:34 pm

Karti, who is facing a CBI probe over graft charges in connection with a Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance to a media house, had sought permission to visit Cambridge to admit his daughter in the university.

pinarayi vijayan, kerala cm, indian express
November 20, 2017 11:08 pm

The plea, filed by RS Sasikumar, an ex-Congress syndicate member of Kerala University, made the demand pointing to the observations of the HC bench in Thomas Chandy case, where it had said the Cabinet's 'collective responsibility' had been lost