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Bengal Governor ‘ignored’ again by State officials

Jagdeep Dhankar Dhankar visited North 24 Parganas but senior district officials as well as public representatives remained absent from a meeting.

Army officer killed in gunfight, 2 civilians injured in Pak firing along LoC

The gunfight continued till reports last came in from the area, the officer said.

State seeks services of T.N. govt. pleader

To overturn bail of accused Maradu builder

Deepotsav gets state fair status in U.P.

The Uttar Pradesh government has granted the status of State fair to the Deepotsav Mela to be held in Ayodhya during Deepavali. The Cabinet met here o

Venkaiah Naidu moots impact assessment of laws

Current legislative process has little room to study effect of laws

Bureaucratic reshuffle in the Central administration: Pankaj Kumar is CEO of UIDAI

Appointments effected by Modi administration in several crucial Departments and Ministries

Seize Hajela’s passport, says Assam NGO

An Assam-based NGO, whose 2009 petition in the Supreme Court led to the exercise to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC), on Tuesday asked t

IAF carries out twin firings of BrahMos

The two firings have been carried out as a part of the routine operational training on October 21 and 22, IAF said in a statement.

Bogus voting confirmed in Manjeswaram: CEO

Meena rules ou repolling in Ernakulam

Coral colonies found off Kovalam coast

A local marine research group has identified nine coral types in the area

Ex-BJP MLA’s daughter, who accused her family of torturing her, returns home

Surendranath Singh’s daughter released a video online alleging torture by her family for a decade, including administration of sleep-inducing injections.

TCMC to discuss misleading allery ad

The council will take up the issue with the Press Council of India

How many protests have you seen in Tihar jail, asks Tarigami

Mr. Tarigami said that it was very difficult for journalists to do their job in the Valley.

In Chidambaram case, SC sets the record straight on bail in economic offences

In her judgment in the bail plea, Justice Banumathi stuck to the court's established precedents for grant of bail.

Malaysian PM stands by his remark on Kashmir, says ‘we speak our minds’

A defiant Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said he stands by his remarks on Kashmir, asserting that he speaks his mind and does no

U.S. Congress needs to know what’s going on in Kashmir: ex-envoy Roemer

American concern about human rights is addressing “shared values” between the two countries, he says

NSCN talks: Manipur activists submit copy of memorandum to MoS Home

The memorandum was originally submitted to the Prime Minister in 2017

Durga Puja organisers in Assam rewarded for preventing 5 tonnes of inorganic waste from entering river

5,511 kg of inorganic material collected from different pandals and 840 kg of vegetable wastes fed to the cattle in a bovine shelter

Assembly session in Kerala begins on Monday

New MLAs will be sworn in on the opening day

Stubble burning cases on the rise in Punjab

Stubble burning, close to the autumn season every year has been a key contributing factor of pollution in the air and breathing problems among people across the northern region including New Delhi.

Terror funding: bid seen to reactivate banned outfits in India

The details may soon be shared with key FATF member-nations

Govt. plans delimitation ahead of polls

Aim is to carve out 80-odd grama panchayats through the process

Modi trolling opponents on social media as part of political strategy: Digvijaya Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi roped in an American public relations firm for raising a “troll army” on social media to “upstage himself and downgrade o

Religare case: Court issues production warrant for Singh brothers for settlement talks

Former Fortis Healthcare promoters Malvinder Singh and his brother Shivinder were arrested for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Ltd.

Siddaramaiah raises doubts about EVMs’ credibility

“I dont know why (the BJP is winning), they are misusing EVMs-is what I feel,” said senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah

Former Tripura PWD Minister Badal Chowdhury arrested

The Tripura High Court heard the anticipatory bail plea of Mr. Chowdhury on Monday

CPI leaders including Ernakulam district secretary P. Raju, legislator Eldho Abraham arrested

The protest march on July 23 was against the Njrakkal SHO's alleged highhandedness and partisan behaviour.

Bhartiya Kisan Union hits out at U.P. govt. for booking farmers over power dues

The Allahabad High Court had last month directed the State government to clear dues of sugarcane farmers

Three workers injured in fire at cracker unit in Sivakasi

The police said that friction while handling chemicals caused the fire at the firecraker unit

We have not fled the country, says Kalki Bhagavan, after I-T raids on his premises

Self-styled godman Kalki Bhagavan has announced that he did not flee the country as being portrayed in sections of the media and is operating from th

Facebook, WhatsApp access to govt to be studied by Supreme Court

Need to usher in a stricter regime to combat pornography, sedition, hate, fake news online, says govt.

Modi has an ‘excellent’ meeting with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Dr. Banerjee has been a vocal critic of several of the government's economic decisions.

Govt. employees of J&K, Ladakh UTs to get salaries as per 7th Pay Commission from October 31

Home Minister Amit Shah has approved the proposal of payment of all 7th CPC allowances to the government employees of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh

IMD withdraws red alert for Kerala

An orange alert is in place for Idukki

Police to enquire into Manju Warrier’s complaint against director Shrikumar Menon

'Asuran' actor has accused the 'Odiyan' filmmaker of orchestrating a social media campaign to smear her

Aviation security regulator BCAS to issue anti-drone regulations within one week

Anti-drone specifications to be released in less than a week, said Deputy Director General in the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) Maheshwar Dayal

Incidents of violence, discrimination not conforming to India’s legal protections for minorities, says U.S. diplomat

“Incidents of violence and discrimination against minorities in India, including cow vigilante attacks against members of the Dalit and Muslim communities, and the existence of anti-conversion laws in nine states are not in keeping with India’s legal protections for minorities,” said U.S. diplomat Alice G. Wells

Pay ₹70 lakh to legal wife of live-in partner, Manipur court orders woman

Ranjita Achom had appealed against “intentional tort” by Yambem Puni for maintaining an “illicit” relationship with her lawful husband Konsam Shyamsunder Singh

India has never gone on the offensive, says Rajnath Singh

We have never invaded anyone nor has India annexed an inch of territory from anyone, the Defence Minister says.

Banking services affected partially due to strike call by two unions

We will seek support from other unions and Opposition parties, say leaders

Chidambaram gets bail in CBI part of INX Media case

SC pooh-poohs CBI’s claim he is a ‘flight risk’.

Tamil Nadu rain: holiday for schools in Ramanathapuram district

The district received total rainfall of 1101.63 mm, the highest since the onset of the northeast monsoon on October 17

15-year-old Rajasthan girl urges CM Gehlot to stop her marriage

A 15-year-old girl met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday and sought intervention in stopping her marriage. The girl, hailing from Tonk d

No govt. jobs in Assam for people with more than two children

The policy will come into effect from January 1, 2021

Watch | What are 'green' crackers?

This video explainer shows you what to expect from the CSIR-NEERI approved 'green' crackers this Diwali

Politics Live | Former Congress MP K C Ramamurthy joins BJP

Here are the latest political developments across India

Tamil Nadu rain: Holiday announced for schools in Salem

13 relief centres set up, four teams under Assistant Commissioners and Assistant Executive Engineers formed to carry out relief activities

Woman cross-examined in case against Tejpal

The Tehelka magazine founder was arrested on Nov. 30, 2013 by the crime branch after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the court. He has been out on bail since May 2014.

U.S. says it supports India’s objectives on repealing Article 370, but concerned over restrictions

U.S. closely monitoring the situation following India’s August 5 decision, says Alice Wells

Neolithic petroglyphs crave for conservation

Site of Neolithic petroglyphs suffers from illegal constructions

DC asks parties to appoint booth agents for electoral roll revision

Deadline for verification and revision is November 18

Several areas in Dharwad waterlogged

Over 800 houses damaged, standing crops in 100 acres damaged

DAC clears indigenous projects worth ₹3,300 crore

Third generation ATGM and APUs included

IRCTC to pay compensation after delayed run of Tejas

Delay on October 19 caused by derailment near Kanpur, says official

Abhishek Singhvi’s tweet on Savarkar sparks row

The Congress leadership is believed to be upset with Rajya Sabha member and senior party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi who took to twitter to praise V

Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women, says NCRB report

Incidents of atrocities against Scheduled Castes jump from 5,082 to 5,775

Ex-MLA’s ‘missing’ daughter loses contact with lawyer

Surendra Nath Singh had filed a complaint claiming his “mentally ill” daughter had gone missing.

Nagaland recalls all police personnel on leave

Fear of possible breakdown of peace process looms

No rethink on ties with TDP: BJP

‘Naidu’s party will be better served by merging with us’

Hydropower projects violating norms may be shut

Minimum supply of water has been mandated

Army expects rise in infiltration bids in Tangdhar sector

The Army expects an increase in infiltration attempts over the next month-and-a-half, before it starts snowing, with militants gathered at about 7-8 s

T.N. tops in reporting grave crimes against senior citizens

NCRB data reveals that 188 elders were murdered in the State in 2017

Aim is to bring all children under immunisation: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister says India’s polio-free status is because of joint efforts of government, civil society, health workers

Low turnout in constituencies with star candidates

6% dip in voting in Chief Minister’s constituency in Nagpur

Can’t conduct business out of palaces, says Puri

Centre set to pick Central Vista, Parliament revamp consultant tomorrow

Rural voters turn out in strong numbers

Though unaffected by rain, polling in western Maharashtra marred by incidents of violence and reports of bogus voting

Male presiding officers in all-woman polling booths

Some booths did not have wheelchairs for differently abled

Unemployment, slowdown on minds of Gurgaon voters

Many say issues of nationalism raised by BJP during campaigning were not relevant to Assembly polls

Disqualified MLAs confident of favourable verdict from SC: B.C. Patil

Expressing optimism that the Supreme Court will give a verdict in their favour, the MLAs disqualified by former Speaker Ramesh Kumar in July this year

Coimbatore sees a month’s rain in five days

Residents complain of choked drains, slushy roads and works that involved digging roads

Sumalatha travels by train to learn about passenger issues

‘It will help her to effectively place demands before Railways’

Officials urged to work together to fight KFD in Shivamogga

M.L. Vaishali, CEO of Shivamogga Zilla Panchayat, on Monday directed officials of the Forest, Health and Family Welfare, Animal Husbandry, Public Inst

Pension accounts to be linked with Aadhaar in six months: Revenue Minister

The old age, widow and other social security pensions will be linked with Aadhaar in another six months and the pension amount will be directly credit

Potholes on NH 75 to be filled

The National Highways Authority of India will fill up potholes on the stretch of NH 75 between Hassan and Maranahalli in Sakleshpur at the cost of ₹7

Chennai, parts of State to get heavy rain for two days, says Met department

Weather systems in southern part of State and Sri Lanka to trigger downpour

Milk producers to protest tomorrow against RCEP deal

Milk producers across the district will hold a massive protest here on Wednesday to oppose the idea of opening up the Indian market to global milk pro

1.3 million tonnes of food wasted annually, says farm scientist

‘It is more efficient to reduce food loss and waste rather than expand production’

Police Commemoration Day observed in Mysuru, Mandya

The Police Commemoration Day was observed at the Police Martyrs’ Memorial Park here on Monday to remember the sacrifices of the policemen in the line

Bypolls tend to draw more voters than Assembly polls

Higher turnout in Vikravandi for Monday’s bypoll, when compared to 2016 Assembly poll, fits into State’s traditional voting pattern

Section of SC voters boycotts byelection

A section of voters belonging to the Scheduled Castes boycotted the byelection in Nanguneri on Monday, in protest against the State government’s failu

Mysuru Paediatrics Academy bags award

Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Mysuru district branch has been awarded the best branch in Karnataka for its academic and social activities conducted f

HAL strike enters 2nd week

Some 18,000 workers have been demanding wage revision

Moderate polling in Nanguneri; Vikravandi betters 2016 turnout

The byelections were largely incident-free; malfunctioning EVMs caused some anxious moments for the authorities

Madhuswamy praises Indira Canteen concept

Minister for Law J.C. Madhuswamy has praised the concept of Indira Canteens introduced during the Congress government. He was speaking after inaugurat

Order in murder case an oversight, says sessions judge in report

He had awarded sentence of 10 and seven years respectively

Farm loan waiver scheme of coalition govt. reaches 90% of eligible farmers

23.52 lakh farmers, including 14.74 lakh farmers in co-op sector, have reaped the benefit of the scheme.

TNPSC told to reopen online applications for civil judge recruitment

HC allows those who completed law course in 2016 to submit applications

SC/ST staff woes continue even a year after enactment of law

SC/ST employees’ committee complains to Governor that a chief engineer has not been allowed to take charge

Congress MP Vasanthakumar detained, released hours later

Party’s Naguneri candidate, ally DMK protest against action

Govt. saves ₹9,500 cr. with deft screening

Over 90% of eligible beneficiaries have been covered

Division bench to hear contempt proceedings against IG over submission of bogus document

The Madras High Court has held that suo motu contempt of court proceedings initiated against Inspector General of Police N.K. Senthamarai Kannan, now

Youth gets 10 years’ RI

The Vellore fast-track mahila court sentenced a 22-year old man to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a minor girl.According to p

Ganja peddler detained under Goondas Act

The Collector, A. Shanmuga Sundaram, has ordered for detention under Goondas Act, a man arrested for ganja peddling. The Narcotics Intelligence and In

Vishwanath berates Siddaramaiah for opposing move to give Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

The issue of Veer Savarkar does not seem to die down, as disqualified Janata Dal(S) MLA A.H. Vishwanath has now joined those supporting Bharat Ratna f

Houses burgled in Vellore, Tirupattur

Houses in Vellore and Tirupattur were burgled, when the family members were away. Burglars gained entry by breaking open the back door of the house of

Get report prepared on reviving Karez system, officials told

Minister for Tourism, Kannada and Culture and Sugar C.T. Ravi has directed the officials of the Tourism Department to get a detailed report prepared o