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Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit's last rites to take place on Sunday

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit's last rites to take place on Sunday

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit`s body was taken to her Nizamuddin East residence on Saturday and the last rites will take place on Sunday afternoon.

Jul 20, 2019, 18:29 PM IST
Sheila Dikshit: Maverick Congress politician who fought till the end

Sheila Dikshit: Maverick Congress politician who fought till the end

Former Delhi chief minister and veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who passed away aged 81 on Saturday, was a 'fighter' throughout her life and left behind a political legacy that will be

Jul 20, 2019, 18:24 PM IST
Kashmir issue will be resolved soon, no power in world can stop it, says Rajnath Singh

Kashmir issue will be resolved soon, no power in world can stop it, says Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the problem of Kashmir would get solved and that no power in the world could stop it.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to soldiers martyred in Kargil War

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to soldiers martyred in Kargil War

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the Kargil War Memorial in Drass here and paid tributes to soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1999 War with Pakistan.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:37 PM IST
Beloved daughter of Congress: Rahul Gandhi's tribute to Sheila Dikshit

Beloved daughter of Congress: Rahul Gandhi's tribute to Sheila Dikshit

"I'm devastated to hear about the passing away of Sheila Dikshit, a beloved daughter of the Congress party, with whom I shared a close personal bond," read Rahul Gandhi's tweet.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:36 PM IST
Sheila Dikshit dies at 81; President Kovind, PM Modi, Arvind Kejriwal express grief

Sheila Dikshit dies at 81; President Kovind, PM Modi, Arvind Kejriwal express grief

Sheila Dikshit, three-time Delhi CM, died on Saturday afternoon at a hospital in the national capital due to cardiac arrest. She was 81.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:43 PM IST
Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit dies at 81

Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit dies at 81

Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit died at the age of 81 on Saturday

Jul 20, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi named world's 'most admired Indian' in 2019

PM Narendra Modi named world's 'most admired Indian' in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only Indian to feature on the top 10 list of 'most admired men' in the world, according to a survey conducted by UK-based market research firm YouGov.

Jul 20, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
Enforcement Directorate gets ponzi scam accused Mansoon Khan's transit remand

Enforcement Directorate gets ponzi scam accused Mansoon Khan's transit remand

The Enforcement Directorate has got transit remand of IMA Jewellers and Ponzi scam prime accused Mansoor Khan. Khan was produced before Duty Magistrate Harjit Singh Jaspal at his residence during

Jul 20, 2019, 13:50 PM IST
'We are not a suitcase-carrying government', says Nirmala Sitharaman

'We are not a suitcase-carrying government', says Nirmala Sitharaman

In a veiled attack on Congress, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman connected her idea of carrying Budget documents wrapped in a red cloth instead of a briefcase with alleged corruption in the

Jul 20, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Centre appoints new Governors in 6 states, Anandiben Patel transferred to UP

Centre appoints new Governors in 6 states, Anandiben Patel transferred to UP

The Centre appoints new Governors in 6 states, Anandiben Patel appointed as UP Governor

Jul 20, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu`s resignation.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Derek O'Brien-led Trinamool Congress delegation, on way to meet Sonbhadra victims' families, stopped at Varanasi airport

Derek O'Brien-led Trinamool Congress delegation, on way to meet Sonbhadra victims' families, stopped at Varanasi airport

A four-member Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation, led by senior party leader Derek O'Brien, were stopped by the Varanasi Police on Saturday, ahead of their visit to Sonbhadra district where 10

Jul 20, 2019, 11:26 AM IST
Kerala rains: Red alert issued in Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad; shutters of Idukki dam opened

Kerala rains: Red alert issued in Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad; shutters of Idukki dam opened

News agency ANI reported that with the strengthening of the southwest monsoon continuous heavy rains in Idukki district and the catchment area of the Periyar river, the dam was opened to release

Jul 20, 2019, 10:13 AM IST
IAF on spares buying spree for planes like Mirage-2000, MiG-21, Sukhoi Su-30MKI

IAF on spares buying spree for planes like Mirage-2000, MiG-21, Sukhoi Su-30MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has been on a spares buying spree for almost its entire fleet, from fighters, transporters to helicopters.

Jul 20, 2019, 10:06 AM IST
Sonbhadra massacre: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra spends night in detention, Congress workers protest

Sonbhadra massacre: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra spends night in detention, Congress workers protest

Several Congress workers were seen sitting on dharna outside Mirazapur's Chunar Guest House, where Priyanka spent the night.

Jul 20, 2019, 09:27 AM IST
Allahabad High Court sends notice to PM Modi on plea challenging his election to Lok Sabha

Allahabad High Court sends notice to PM Modi on plea challenging his election to Lok Sabha

The petition was filed by Tej Bahadur, ex-BSF jawan and SP candidate, whose nomination to contest from Varanasi was rejected by the Election Commission. 

Jul 20, 2019, 08:25 AM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday

Defence sources said that Rajnath Singh will be accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, during his visit to all the three regions of the state on Saturday.

Jul 20, 2019, 07:15 AM IST
5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh again; tremors felt in Assam, China

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh again; tremors felt in Assam, China

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Arunachal Pradesh's East Kameng on Saturday morning. There are no reports of any injuries or casualties.

Jul 20, 2019, 07:11 AM IST
Iran says it has captured a British tanker, Indians among 23 crew members on board

Iran says it has captured a British tanker, Indians among 23 crew members on board

The exact number of Indians on board is not yet clear.

Jul 20, 2019, 06:42 AM IST