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K Chandrashekar Rao takes oath as Telangana CM for second consecutive term

K Chandrashekar Rao takes oath as Telangana CM for second consecutive term

The oath-taking ceremony was held in Hyderabad's Raj Bhavan.

Dec 13, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
JNUSU protests over closure of 24/7 varsity library

JNUSU protests over closure of 24/7 varsity library

The students' union had accused the varsity administration of cutting down library funds from Rs 8 crore to Rs 1.7 crore, a charge denied by the administration.

Dec 13, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
Indian Information Service officer caught red-handed taking bribe from magician

Indian Information Service officer caught red-handed taking bribe from magician

This is the first case in Gujarat where a civil service officer has been caught red-handed in a graft case

Dec 13, 2018, 12:21 PM IST
SC issues notice to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis over alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases in election affidavit

SC issues notice to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis over alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases in election affidavit

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis over alleged nondisclosure of pending criminal cases in election affidavit.

Dec 13, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
SC dismisses plea seeking execution of Nirbhaya death row convicts within 2 weeks

SC dismisses plea seeking execution of Nirbhaya death row convicts within 2 weeks

The plea stated that such a delay in execution of death penalty is a bad precedent and has resulted in increasing incidents of rapes being reported on daily basis.

Dec 13, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
BJP drubs Congress, Asom Gana Parishad, AIUDF in Assam panchayat elections

BJP drubs Congress, Asom Gana Parishad, AIUDF in Assam panchayat elections

Addressing a press conference Assam State Election Commissioner H N Bora said the counting to all the 26,808 posts was likely to take entire Thursday.

Dec 13, 2018, 10:26 AM IST
20 trains cancelled for 2 months in Uttar Pradesh

20 trains cancelled for 2 months in Uttar Pradesh

Besides the cancellation, trips of 14 trains have also been reduced.

Dec 13, 2018, 10:06 AM IST
2 terrorists killed in Baramulla encounter, combing operations underway

2 terrorists killed in Baramulla encounter, combing operations underway

The Baramulla encounter, that started between armed forces and terrorists on Wednesday, has concluded. The firing has stopped and combing operations are currently underway, informed the police.

Dec 13, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Class 3 student allegedly raped and strangled to death in Rajasthan's Jhalawar

Class 3 student allegedly raped and strangled to death in Rajasthan's Jhalawar

An eight-year-old's body was found in a mustard field in the village.

Dec 13, 2018, 07:09 AM IST
TMC, BJP to hold meeting on 'rath yatra' on Thursday

TMC, BJP to hold meeting on 'rath yatra' on Thursday

The TMC informed the BJP on the date and venue of the meeting that will be held on Thursday at Lalbazar conference room in Kolkata.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Kamal Nath pips Jyotiraditya Scindia in race to be next Madhya Pradesh CM

Kamal Nath pips Jyotiraditya Scindia in race to be next Madhya Pradesh CM

"This post is a milestone for me. I thank Jyotiraditya Scindia for his support."

Dec 12, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
Assam: SC extends time for filing claims for inclusion in NRC

Assam: SC extends time for filing claims for inclusion in NRC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the last date of filing claims and objections on the inclusion of names in the draft National Register of Citizen (NRC) in Assam. 

Dec 12, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Only I am responsible for our defeat in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Only I am responsible for our defeat in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan's 15-year-tenure as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh came to an end on Wednesday after BJP lost out to Congress in a tense and topsy-turvey battle.

Dec 12, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Ab ki bar, kho di sarkar: Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at BJP defeat in assembly polls

Ab ki bar, kho di sarkar: Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at BJP defeat in assembly polls

Mocking the saffron party, the SP chief said, "Ab ki bar, kho di sarkar (This time, they failed to form the government)."

Dec 12, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kamal Nath: A look at probable Congress CM candidates in Madhya Pradesh

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kamal Nath: A look at probable Congress CM candidates in Madhya Pradesh

BJP and SP have, meanwhile, extended support to the grand old party in Madhya Pradesh after it fell short of a majority in the state by just two seats.

Dec 12, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
BSP, SP support gives Congress the majority in Madhya Pradesh

BSP, SP support gives Congress the majority in Madhya Pradesh

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party on Wednesday extended support to the Congress in Madhya Pradesh which fell short of a majority in Madhya Pradesh by just two seats. Having fallen

Dec 12, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
BSP will support Congress in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh: Mayawati

BSP will support Congress in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh: Mayawati

The Bahujan Samaj Party won two seats in Madhya Pradesh.

Dec 12, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao to take oath as Telangana Chief Minister on Thursday

TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao to take oath as Telangana Chief Minister on Thursday

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) supremo and state caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will swear-in as the Chief Minister of Telangana on Thursday. The party swept the Telangana Assembly

Dec 12, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election throws up hung Assembly, Congress edges out BJP to emerge single-largest

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election throws up hung Assembly, Congress edges out BJP to emerge single-largest

Congress has made a comeback in the state after a gap of 15 years. 

Dec 12, 2018, 09:03 AM IST
As Congress claims stake to form government in Madhya Pradesh, small parties and independents hold the key

As Congress claims stake to form government in Madhya Pradesh, small parties and independents hold the key

The resurgent Congress made significant gains in the Assembly elections, bellowing out a blow to the BJP in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan too. 

Dec 12, 2018, 07:28 AM IST

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