Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram.
June 24, 2018 2:03:03 am

“Who can forget that Congress practically lost its entire leadership in Chhattisgarh to Maoist violence?” Chidambaram said on Twitter.

The Gaikwad commission, which investigated the implementation of welfare schemes in 24 tribal project offices, had come across financial irregularities in 23 of them.
June 24, 2018 1:57:22 am

Kiran Kulkarni, Commissioner of Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI), an autonomous body functioning under the tribal development department and overseeing the government action, said three FIRs were lodged in the past week.

N N Vohra reviewed security arrangements for Amarnath pilgrims at the Sheshnag yatra camp Saturday. (Express photo/Shuaib Masoodi)
June 24, 2018 1:50:13 am

“(The) Army Chief visited forward posts along the Line of Control in the frontier districts of Kupwara and Baramulla, where he was briefed on all aspects of operational and logistical preparedness,” a defence spokesman said.

Choudhary Lal Singh.
June 24, 2018 1:42:46 am

NC spokesperson Junaid Azim said. “We condemn this outrageous threat.... It should be treated as a criminal attempt to incite violence against journalists and the J&K Police should register an FIR under relevant statutes of the law.”

Asked whether Kerala is being selectively sidelined by Modi, Pinarayi Vijayan said, “I think it is a privilege only offered to Kerala.”
June 24, 2018 1:38:50 am

Asked whether the Prime Minister’s refusal to meet him should be viewed through the prism of politics, Vijayan said, “It is politics. It is rebuffing a state government. It cannot be done.”

Kerala theatre owner arrested for informing about minor girl's molestation late and released on bail
June 24, 2018 1:34:24 am

The police booked Rajesh Hiwase, the manager of Datala branch of Central Bank of India and a resident of Wardha, on the basis of the farmer couple’s complaint. The office staff, Manoj Chavan, a peon, was arrested from Daryapur town in Amravati district on Saturday.

June 24, 2018 1:34:02 am

Surguja SP Sadanand said: “We have arrested nine people on the basis of video evidence. We are trying to establish the identity of the victim. Prima facie, the incident was a result of rumours of child-lifters in the area.”

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June 24, 2018 1:36:24 am

Last year, the Uttarakhand government set up a migration commission to deal with the issue of its “bhootiya villages”, or villages where the entire population has moved out. With 700 more added to the list in the last 10 years, The Indian Express visits three villages to understand why

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan with Congress leader A K Antony in New Delhi on Saturday. (Express photo/Amit Mehra)
June 24, 2018 1:30:16 am

Antony reminded that no one can alone prevent the growing attack on fundamental rights.

VHP threatens agitation against CIA for categoristaion as ‘religious militant organisations’
June 24, 2018 1:19:35 am

The biannual meet of the VHP, slated to begin in New Delhi from Sunday, will be attended by delegates from across the country and abroad.

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria was not allowed to Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan’s Hasan Abdal. (ANI)
June 24, 2018 1:17:16 am

A strong protest was also registered by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over the incident, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

Elderly Kerala tourist rescued from cave in Uttarakhand's Chamoli
June 24, 2018 1:11:54 am

The tourist was found in a small cave in a forest between Ali Bugyal and Dadna village where he spent three days and as many nights

The BJP pulled out of the coalition government and the other partner, the PDP, had no choice but to resign. (Express photo/Anil Sharma)
June 24, 2018 12:55:12 am

When they joined hands, they called it coming together of the North and South Pole. As BJP and PDP finally part ways, ARUN SHARMA explores the gaps that could not be bridged and what the two parties take away.

"Singh was angry and felt his daughter had tarnished his honour, which led to him murdering her." (Representational)
June 24, 2018 12:47:29 am

SHO Naresh Kumar said the girl was a little more than 18 years old and had recently run away with a boy from their own community, which had angered her father.

"We never force anyone to pay us," says Khuntia.
June 24, 2018 12:42:11 am

"Don’t defame us. We have never forced anyone to pay us. We are not terrorists who attack people and need to be monitored by CCTV cameras," Khuntia said.

Maulik Jadav, 22, now has policemen guarding him, his apartment. (Express photo/Javed Raja)
June 24, 2018 12:36:56 am

At the centre of recent Dalit assertion in Gujarat, through adding the upper castle title to their names, is a youth with a family trying to break away from the past.

June 24, 2018 12:30:09 am

South Korea Ambassador to India Shin Bongkil says he is “cautiously optimistic” about North Korea’s denuclearisation promise, hopes for gradual integration of the two Korean nations, believes PM Modi’s pledge to make India a $5 trillion economy is not just propaganda, and calls for a new economic partnership with India

Hindmata Junction in Parel on June 9, the day IMD declared start of monsoon, when Chaughule spent more than five hours standing in water. (Express photo/Amit Chakravarty)
June 24, 2018 12:55:55 am

It’s monsoon in Mumbai again, one year after a doctor fell down an open manhole and days after a 3-yr-old died similarly. It’s on the 2,097 labourers like Chaughule that Mumbai depends to man its drains. But rain doesn’t worry Chaughule, it is what lies beneath: “There is just so much plastic”.

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June 23, 2018 11:10:28 pm

Air India services remained affected for three hours on Saturday from 12.10 PM to 3.10 PM, the airline said.

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June 23, 2018 10:47:58 pm

Met office bulletin said the monsoon showers would bring the much needed respite from the sweltering heat measuring over 40 degree celsius being witnessed across Bihar for the past few days.