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Protests over Hindi name boards grow in Karnataka as pro-Kannada activists deface more signages

The police have beefed-up security outside all 42 Metro stations in the city after the defacement came to light on Thursday morning.

SIT has decided to close 1984 riots case: Police to court

The police told Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra that it has been decided to close the case, which was re- opened following the decision of the SIT.

State In Depth

IGNOU relocating regional centres to ease students' woes: VC

"IGNOU is ravamping and relocating its regional centres logically and logistically across the country to reduce connectivity issues," the varsity's Vice Chancellor C Ravindra Kumar told PTI.

India, Japan civil nuclear coop deal comes into force

The civil nuclear cooperation agreement was signed last November during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tokyo after years of negotiations.

Meira Kumar congratulates Ram Nath Kovind, says battle for ideology will continue

Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India.

Lynching debate: Issue should not be given political colour, violence can never be partisan, says Arun Jaitley Lynching debate: Issue should not be given political colour, violence can never be partisan, says Arun Jaitley

The Opposition on Thursday targeted the government over the lynchings, with the Congress accusing PM Modi of indulging in "double speak" on the issue.

Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind

While Ram Nath Kovind got 65.65 percent of the total valid vote value of 10,69,358, Meira Kumar got 34.35 percent.

Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President, says verdict 'evidence of greatness of Indian democracy' Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President, says verdict 'evidence of greatness of Indian democracy'

Kovind got 65.65 percent of the total valid vote value of 10,69,358, Meira Kumar got 34.35 percent.

India seeking peaceful resolution of boundary issues with China, including Doklam standoff: MEA India seeking peaceful resolution of boundary issues with China, including Doklam standoff: MEA

India on Thursday said it was seeking "peaceful resolution" of all boundary matters with China.

'Privilege to know you': PM Narendra Modi Tweets to Ram Nath Kovind 'Privilege to know you': PM Narendra Modi Tweets to Ram Nath Kovind

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter on Thursday to congratulate the newly elected 14th President of India - Ram Nath Kovind, he quickly

Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President: His journey from Kanpur Dehat to Raisina Hills Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President: His journey from Kanpur Dehat to Raisina Hills

Ram Nath Kovind, a former two-time Rajya Sabha MP, is known more as a Dalit champion than a Hindutva ideologue.

Malabar Naval exercises won't help India: CPI-M

"What the Malabar exercise symbolizes is India's becoming a full-fledged military partner of the US strategy in Asia which is directed towards containing China," said an editorial in the CPI-M journal People's Democracy. 

Protect Hindus: Leading Pakistani daily tells Nawaz Sharif government Protect Hindus: Leading Pakistani daily tells Nawaz Sharif government

Pakistan's leading national daily The Dawn on Wednesday called upon the Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan government to uphold the rights and lives of Hindus in Thar desert region. 

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: Here is how states voted in Presidential Election 2017 Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: Here is how states voted in Presidential Election 2017

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind is leading with a handsome margin in the presidential contest.

Won't talk until India withdraws troops from Dokalam: China

China has repeatedly said the withdrawal of troops from Doklam was the precondition for any "meaningful dialogue" with India over the festering border row in the Sikkim section of the border.

 

PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump discussed spirit of H1B Visa without using the word: Sushma Swaraj PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump discussed spirit of H1B Visa without using the word: Sushma Swaraj

During his US trip, PM Narendra Modi had urged the United States to keep an open mind on admitting skilled Indian workers.

Sushma Swaraj's strong stance on India-China stand-off: We're equipped to defend ourself Sushma Swaraj's strong stance on India-China stand-off: We're equipped to defend ourself

Taking a strong stance on the current India-China standoff, the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj all countries agree with India's position on the border standoff with China at Dokalam in Bhutan

SSC 2017 Recruitment: Paper II of Hindi Translator, Junior Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak exam on August 8 SSC 2017 Recruitment: Paper II of Hindi Translator, Junior Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak exam on August 8

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced that the Descriptive Paper II of Hindi Translator, Junior Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak exam will be held August 8, 2017. 

India presents national review report on SDG implementation in UN

India has presented its national review report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the UN, underscoring that as the fastest growing major economy it is "uniquely placed" to deliver on its commitments.

Ram Nath Kovind – A crusader for the weak and marginalised Ram Nath Kovind – A crusader for the weak and marginalised

As the counting of votes for the recently concluded presidential election began on Thursday, NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind, who had enjoyed an edge over Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar since the beginning, looks all set to succeed incumbent Pranab Mukherjee as the 14th president of India. 

 

Fisherman dies in Pakistan jail, wife seeks Sushma Swaraj's help Fisherman dies in Pakistan jail, wife seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

Gujarat-based fisherman's wife has written to the External Affairs Minister requesting to bring back her husband's body from Pakistan. She further asked for a probe into his sudden demise inside the jail.

Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal links names of Hindu gods with alcohol, gets threat call Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal links names of Hindu gods with alcohol, gets threat call

Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal's office has received a threat call from unknown person/organisation over his controversial remarks in Rajya Sabha.