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BJP needles Stalin for not echoing 'Rahul for PM' at TMC-led mega Opposition rally

BJP needles Stalin for not echoing 'Rahul for PM' at TMC-led mega Opposition rally

Stalin, however, said he continued to be firm in his stand of "Rahul for PM."

Jan 21, 2019, 09:07 AM IST
BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor

BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor

Rajesh Kalia belongs to the Valmiki community and he says that he is proud of this.

Jan 21, 2019, 08:54 AM IST
Bollywood actress Farheen Prabhakar robbed, assaulted by ‘Thak Thak’ gang in Delhi

Bollywood actress Farheen Prabhakar robbed, assaulted by ‘Thak Thak’ gang in Delhi

Farheen Prabhakar, a resident of Sarvpriya Vihar in New Delhi, is wife of former Indian cricketer Manoj Prabhakar.

Jan 21, 2019, 07:16 AM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan labels Odisha CM 'corrupt', accuses him of misleading people

Dharmendra Pradhan labels Odisha CM 'corrupt', accuses him of misleading people

KALIA scheme was launched by Odisha government on December 31, 2018 in order to expedite growth in the agriculture sector and reduce poverty.

Jan 21, 2019, 06:54 AM IST
JD(U) to vote against citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, confirms K C Tyagi

JD(U) to vote against citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, confirms K C Tyagi

The JD(U) leader also slammed the Congress for staging a walkout from the Lok Sabha when the bill was being put to vote, saying it was a "farce" and "tantamount to support".

Jan 21, 2019, 06:38 AM IST
BJP will form stable govt with 'some friends' in Jammu & Kashmir: Ram Madhav

BJP will form stable govt with 'some friends' in Jammu & Kashmir: Ram Madhav

Due to the special circumstances in the state, "we have no hesitation in joining hands with others" to form the government, he said.

Jan 21, 2019, 06:27 AM IST
2 killed, 4 injured in J&K ropeway project cable car crash, days before inauguration by PM Narendra Modi

2 killed, 4 injured in J&K ropeway project cable car crash, days before inauguration by PM Narendra Modi

The executing agency was conducting a mock rescue drill and due to imbalance, one of the trolleys carrying six workers fell down.

Jan 20, 2019, 23:33 PM IST
Punjab man jumps inside lions' enclosure, gets mauled to death

Punjab man jumps inside lions' enclosure, gets mauled to death

The patrolling team later went inside the compound and brought the man out. He was later shifted to a nearby hospital.

Jan 20, 2019, 23:22 PM IST
2019 Lok Sabha polls will be fought between '56-inch chest' and 'khichdi' coalition: BJP

2019 Lok Sabha polls will be fought between '56-inch chest' and 'khichdi' coalition: BJP

The BJP on Sunday claimed that the khichdi' coalition of opposition parties won't be able to oust PM Modi from power.

Jan 20, 2019, 23:19 PM IST
Statue of Unity a priceless investment, worthy of money spent on it: Venkaiah Naidu

Statue of Unity a priceless investment, worthy of money spent on it: Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu visited the 182-metre-tall statue in Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district and said only a partial account of Patel's role and contributions in the freedom struggle was documented.

Jan 20, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
31 Rohingya Muslims stuck at Indo-Bangladesh border; BSF, BGB in denial

31 Rohingya Muslims stuck at Indo-Bangladesh border; BSF, BGB in denial

At least 31 Rohingya Muslims are stuck behind the barbed wire fencing along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura since Friday, news agency PTI reported quoting officials.

Jan 20, 2019, 22:14 PM IST
BJP MLA Akula Satyanarayana quits party in Andhra Pradesh

BJP MLA Akula Satyanarayana quits party in Andhra Pradesh

Akula Satyanarayana, MLA from Rajamahendravaram (Urban) constituency said he sent-in his resignation letter to Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao.

Jan 20, 2019, 21:59 PM IST
Rajnath Singh justifies EWS quota, says B R Ambedkar wanted equality

Rajnath Singh justifies EWS quota, says B R Ambedkar wanted equality

The Constitutional amendment to provide the 10 per cent quota in government jobs and higher education to the Economically Weaker Secions (EWS) among the general category received assent of President

Jan 20, 2019, 21:55 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits Maharashtra's Palghar district

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits Maharashtra's Palghar district

An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale hit Palghar district in Maharashtra on Sunday, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Jan 20, 2019, 21:33 PM IST
Sasikala given preferential treatment in prison; separate kitchen provided: Inquiry report

Sasikala given preferential treatment in prison; separate kitchen provided: Inquiry report

"I have accessed the 295 pages report through an RTI query.

Jan 20, 2019, 21:04 PM IST
India's 'western neighbour' indulging in proxy war for decades: Army Chief Bipin Rawat's veiled attack on Pakistan

India's 'western neighbour' indulging in proxy war for decades: Army Chief Bipin Rawat's veiled attack on Pakistan

Addressing an event, the Army chief said that India's land borders on the Northern Frontiers are disputed and the western sector has partially unsettled borders.

Jan 20, 2019, 20:54 PM IST
Indian Navy abandons efforts to pull out decomposed body of Meghalaya miner

Indian Navy abandons efforts to pull out decomposed body of Meghalaya miner

The Indian Navy abandoned all efforts on Sunday to pull out the decomposed body of a miner that it spotted four days ago inside a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills District, officials said.

Jan 20, 2019, 20:36 PM IST
Small number of Bangladeshis to be benefitted from Citizenship Amendment Bill: MHA

Small number of Bangladeshis to be benefitted from Citizenship Amendment Bill: MHA

The majority of those who are likely to apply for Indian citizenship under the Citizenship Amendment Bill will be from Pakistan, as nearly 35,000 of such people have got LTVs so far.

Jan 20, 2019, 19:26 PM IST
Financial stress may impact flight safety, warns Air India pilots' union

Financial stress may impact flight safety, warns Air India pilots' union

The Indian Pilots' Guild has around 700 members.

Jan 20, 2019, 19:12 PM IST
Opposition to participate in R-Day events can't be accepted: BJP's Ram Madhav amid row over govt order

Opposition to participate in R-Day events can't be accepted: BJP's Ram Madhav amid row over govt order

"It is a matter of pride for every Indian. We all have to participate in the Republic day parade," the senior BJP leader said while replying to a question on political parties reportedly criticising

Jan 20, 2019, 19:12 PM IST