In the last three years, India has been distancing itself from the SAARC, citing security challenge facing the region from terror networks based in Pakistan, which is also a member of the grouping.
NBF, the largest-ever federation of news channels representing both national and regional news broadcasters, was formed in July this year by bringing together 50 news channels.
The prime minister's remarks come amid the recent cases of crime against women in Hyderabad and Unnao that have triggered a public outcry.
At 4.30 pm, Arun Shourie’s family and Ruby Hall Clinic authorities were informed that PM Modi would pay a brief visit to enquire about the health of the senior journalist who is still in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Incidents of rape and crimes against women are unfortunate and highly condemnable, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
The Vice President said it is the "political will" and "administrative skills", and not by bringing new bills, which are required to stop to crimes against women in the country.
From a deadly fire claiming 43 lives at Delhi's Anaj Mandi to Devendra Fadnavis alleging it was Ajit Pawar who approached him to form government in Maharashtra, here are the top stories for this evening.
Onion prices have surpassed or are near the Rs 100 per kg mark in most cities across the country, as per the official data maintained by the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Karnataka bypoll results: The 15 seats that went to polls on Thursday (December 5) were Yellapur, Ranebennur, Vijayanagara, Yeshwantpur, Mahalakshmi Layout, Chikkaballapura, KR Puram, Shivajinagar, KR Pete, Hunsur, Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Hirekerur, and Hoskote.
Amruta Fadnavis tweeted a news clipping that claimed the Sena-controlled Aurangabad Municipal corportation wants to chop down 1,000 trees for a memorial dedicated to the party patriach in Priyadarshini Park
Fadnavis, whose government could only last for 80 hours, also admitted that the move completely "boomeranged", but also said that the "behind the scenes" and "between the lines" stories about the political drama will be revealed in days to come.
Tharoor opined that religion cannot be the basis of citizenship and by making it a part of the Bill, the BJP has paved the way for Jinnah's idea of a nation — where religion would be intrinsic to nationhood — to take root in India.
A Circle Officer said the four men barged into the woman's house on Wednesday night and poured acid on her as she had refused to withdraw her rape complaint against them that was filed at a local court.
Amit Shah's remark comes amid a nationwide debate on delay in the criminal justice delivery system after the Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze, died at a hospital in Delhi and the recent incident of a young veterinarian being raped, killed and set ablaze in Hyderabad.
Bulandshahr’s Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh said, “The accused were arrested within hours after the information was received. The accused are minors and have been sent to juvenile homes, where proceedings will take place accordingly.”
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Following negotiations between both sides, the administration authority said that the family would be provided security and a house under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
Gandhi's decision to not celebrate her birthday comes after the Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze, died at a hospital in Delhi and the recent incident of a young veterinarian being raped, killed and set ablaze in Hyderabad by four people.
It requests India to "swiftly release arbitrarily detained people" and "refrain from conditioning" the release of detained people on their willingness to sign bonds prohibiting any political activities and speeches.
Built at a cost of Rs 38 crore, the centre— located at the IRCTC building Gurgaon’s Sector 44 — aims to integrate “smart services” in the future.