August 19, 2018 5:29:01 pm

The CBI had on Friday raided nearly 12 places in four districts of Bihar, including residences of Verma in Patna and her in-law's place in Begusarai.

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August 19, 2018 4:41:01 pm

Shrikant Pangarkar, a former member of the Jalna Municipal Corporation, was detained Saturday night by the CBI after interrogation of Sachin Prakasrao Andure, the alleged main shooter in the Dabholkar murder case, they said.

August 19, 2018 4:33:33 pm

Meanwhile, industry body CII has set up a task force chaired by its former president Kris Gopalakrishnan to work on relief measures for victims in flood-devastated Kerala in coordination with the state government and the district administrations.

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August 19, 2018 4:52:29 pm

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu who was under opposition fire for attending the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan as Pakistan's Prime Minister on Sunday defended himself.

Mumbai blast accused Farooq Takla got Indian passport in 2011 with fake identity: CBI
August 19, 2018 4:14:32 pm

It is alleged that Takla was a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim and Anees Ibrahim and an active conspirator behind the 1993 mayhem at the nerve centres of Mumbai which shook the entire country.

August 19, 2018 4:23:40 pm

Top party leaders including BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his Uttarakhand counterpart Trivendra Singh Rawat, Vajpayee's foster daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya and his other family members were present.

On Saturday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the next of kin of deceased and Rs 10 lakh to those who lost their property in the floods.
August 19, 2018 3:41:55 pm

Kerala is facing its worst flood situation in nearly a century that has left over 170 dead since August 8. The death toll has climbed to 194 with at least 58,506 persons relocated on Saturday.

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has issued guidelines in the regard for both life and non-line insurance claims and asked them to report the progress.
August 19, 2018 5:20:48 pm

The India Meteorological Department forecast heavy rainfall only at one or two places of Kerala on Sunday, and in some places the flood waters began to recede.

August 19, 2018 3:03:23 pm

Irfan Ahmad Zargar, a 36-year-old resident of Chattatabal area on the outskirts of Srinagar, allegedly showed active support to ISIS activities in Syria on social media platforms.

Terminals of 23 important trains changed, to reflect in new timetable
August 19, 2018 2:51:07 pm

All consignments in passenger-carrying trains through parcel vans as well as intra-state coaching trains carrying relief material shall be covered under these guidelines so as to ensure faster transit, the Railway Board said in a letter to all zonal general managers.

August 19, 2018 2:04:13 pm

"My heart goes out to the people of Kerala battling #KeralaFloods In this hour of crisis, to stand beside the flood-affected people of Kerala, we have decided to make a contribution of Rs Ten Crore to the Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund," Banerjee wrote in her Twitter handle.

August 19, 2018 2:24:58 pm

Samuel's decision to offer 25 cents of his land in Adoor in Pathanamthitta district for people to bury their dead is winning hearts. "Anyone irrespective of religion, caste, creed, class or sex can be buried on my land," he said.

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August 19, 2018 1:54:49 pm

Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Dulquer Salmaan and Jacqueline Fernandez have contributed towards relief work in flood-ravaged Kerala. They have also urged others to donate.

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August 19, 2018 1:27:13 pm

The rescue operation began after a call from the Mumbai Coast Guard about rising water level in the Idukki dam area, the Army officer, who led the team, said.

August 19, 2018 1:07:28 pm

"Although we allowed the protest to take place, this should not be taken as expressing a view either in support or against. We are clear that this is a question for the people and government of India," a UK government source said.

Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala floods: Indian-American Congressman
August 19, 2018 12:19:29 pm

Raja Krishnamoorthi, the Democratic lawmaker from Illinois, applauded the spirit of the people of Kerala, saying that even amid these darkest of days, they have continued to show their true colours in the courage and compassion.

August 19, 2018 11:56:02 am

In the recent panchayat polls and all the by-elections since the 2016 Assembly polls, Mamata Banerjee's TMC has emerged as the clear winner, but the BJP had pipped the Congress and the CPI(M) to become the main opposition in the state.

National Health Protection Scheme: Ahead of launch, fake sites, messages ask people to enrol
August 19, 2018 11:38:26 am

While Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi are yet to come on board, Odisha has refused to be a part of the scheme, an official said. As many as 22 states have preferred to run the scheme on "trust model".

Amarnath Yatra: Security, other arrangements to be 'suitably rationalised', say officials
August 19, 2018 11:22:43 am

With latest batch, a total of 3,156 pilgrims from various parts of the country had left the base camp for the pilgrimage since the start of the yatra.

August 19, 2018 10:54:31 am

A government statement said the decision follows a directive from AICC president Rahul Gandhi to all Congress MPs and MLAs across the country to give away a month’s salary each to help the flood-hit people of Kerala.