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Angry over 'disgust' remark, Jayant Sinha challenges Rahul Gandhi for live debate on  Ramgarh lynching case

Angry over 'disgust' remark, Jayant Sinha challenges Rahul Gandhi for live debate on Ramgarh lynching case

Rahul Gandhi had lashed out at Sinha for garlanding the Ramgarh lynching convicts.

Jul 12, 2018, 20:54 PM IST
RRB Recruitment 2018: Application Status for 62000+ Group C, D posts now available at rrbcdg.gov.in

RRB Recruitment 2018: Application Status for 62000+ Group C, D posts now available at rrbcdg.gov.in

The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) on Thursday activated the  application status link for over 62,900 Group 'D' and Group 'C' posts under CEN 01/2018 and CEN 02/2018. Candidates who successfully

Jul 12, 2018, 20:00 PM IST
Government data shows select schemes not reaching Muslims: Hamid Ansari

Government data shows select schemes not reaching Muslims: Hamid Ansari

Former vice president Hamid Ansari on Thursday said certain government schemes were not reaching certain minority communities, based on government data.

Jul 12, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
NEET UG counselling 2018: 2nd allotment results postponed, says mcc.nic.in

NEET UG counselling 2018: 2nd allotment results postponed, says mcc.nic.in

The results of second allotment for undergraduate counselling for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG counselling will not be released on Thursday, informed the Medical Counseling

Jul 12, 2018, 18:22 PM IST
Congress launches campaign to count potholes in Mumbai, says city badly affected

Congress launches campaign to count potholes in Mumbai, says city badly affected

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had on Tuesday claimed that the number of potholes on Mumbai's roads have reduced considerably over the past four years. 

Jul 12, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
Pakistan attacking religious minority: MEA demands probe in Sikh police officer's home eviction

Pakistan attacking religious minority: MEA demands probe in Sikh police officer's home eviction

Pakistani policeman allegedly evicted Singh from his house in Lahore and forcefully opened the turban and untied hair .

Jul 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
As 'foreign' economic advisers leave, a protectionist India returns

As 'foreign' economic advisers leave, a protectionist India returns

At least a dozen government officials, policy advisers and members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Reuters that policy making has mostly been handed over to Modi`s own office and to a

Jul 12, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
UK lawmaker claims India denied him entry under pressure, MEA says his visa was invalid

UK lawmaker claims India denied him entry under pressure, MEA says his visa was invalid

MEA said his intended activity in India was incompatible with the purpose of his visit as mentioned in his visa application form. 

Jul 12, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor has lost mental balance, send him to Pakistan: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

Shashi Tharoor has lost mental balance, send him to Pakistan: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

Swamy also referring to Tharoor's alleged relationship with a Pakistan-based journalist

Jul 12, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Aadhaar Card not a 'must' to avail benefits of Ayushman Bharat scheme, clarifies govt

Aadhaar Card not a 'must' to avail benefits of Ayushman Bharat scheme, clarifies govt

In case the beneficiary does not have an Aadhaar card, Ration Card, Voters ID Card, MGNREGA Card etc can be produced as identification proofs. 

Jul 12, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
Deep-rooted trauma forces LGBT community to live in fear: SC on Section 377

Deep-rooted trauma forces LGBT community to live in fear: SC on Section 377

The SC said that it is because of the family and societal pressures that members of the LGBT community are forced to marry the opposite sex which leads to bi-sexuality and mental trauma.

Jul 12, 2018, 13:00 PM IST
Mid-air scare for over 300 passengers, collision between two IndiGo aircraft averted over Bengaluru

Mid-air scare for over 300 passengers, collision between two IndiGo aircraft averted over Bengaluru

IndiGo Airlines said that the matter has been reported to the regulator.

Jul 12, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
With US trade under a cloud, China to give swift approvals to Indian drugs

With US trade under a cloud, China to give swift approvals to Indian drugs

Indian firms are looking to fill gaps in Chinese demand for generic drugs, software, sugar and some varieties of rice.

Jul 12, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
In Bihar, Amit Shah breaks bread with Nitish Kumar, to hold  seat-sharing talks later

In Bihar, Amit Shah breaks bread with Nitish Kumar, to hold seat-sharing talks later

This is BJP chief Amit Shah's first visit to Bihar since Nitish Kumar returned to the NDA fold last year.

Jul 12, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Body of Indian student Sharath Koppu killed in Kansas brought back to Hyderabad

Body of Indian student Sharath Koppu killed in Kansas brought back to Hyderabad

The 25-year-old hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot during a suspected incident of robbery at a restaurant where he worked. He died shortly after being taken to a hospital on Friday.

Jul 12, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Day after warning to end 'special privileges' to India, Iran now says will ensure oil supply

Day after warning to end 'special privileges' to India, Iran now says will ensure oil supply

An Iranian diplomat had said that they will end the privileges being provided to India if it tries to source oil from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, the US and others to offset cuts in

Jul 12, 2018, 10:04 AM IST
Mumbai rain: Skies give city a break; waterlogging continues, roads still jammed

Mumbai rain: Skies give city a break; waterlogging continues, roads still jammed

Heavy rain has been forecast over the next four days.

Jul 12, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
Ministry of Water Resources launches 'Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao' contest on water conservation

Ministry of Water Resources launches 'Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao' contest on water conservation

In the contest, any Indian citizen can upload their video entries on YouTube and enter the publicly accessible link on the Video link section of MyGov contest page www.mygov.in.

Jul 12, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
Home Ministry institutes five police medals to reward security personnel

Home Ministry institutes five police medals to reward security personnel

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday instituted five Police Medals to promote professionalism and excellence in service and give recognition to those security personnel doing good work in

Jul 12, 2018, 07:17 AM IST
After farmers, PM Narendra Modi to interact with members of Self Help Groups through video conferencing

After farmers, PM Narendra Modi to interact with members of Self Help Groups through video conferencing

After addressing issues concerning farmers of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will directly interact with the members of Self Help Groups through video conferencing at 9:30 on Thursday. 

Jul 12, 2018, 06:41 AM IST

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