close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

India News

Major Ketan Sharma martyred in Anantnag encounter, last rites on Tuesday

Major Ketan Sharma martyred in Anantnag encounter, last rites on Tuesday

Born on October 4, 1987, Major Sharma joined the Indian Army's Sikh Light Infantry as a Lieutenant in 2012 after passing out from the Indian Military Academy Dehradun. 

Jun 18, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
J&K: Soldier martyred, two JeM terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag

J&K: Soldier martyred, two JeM terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag

The exchange of fire took place at Marhama Sangam village near Bijbihara town of the district.

Jun 18, 2019, 06:21 AM IST
Death toll from AES jumps to 126, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to visit Muzaffarpur on Tuesday

Death toll from AES jumps to 126, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to visit Muzaffarpur on Tuesday

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar held a high-level meeting on Monday evening to review the situation which has arisen due to the outbreak of the disease, which has claimed lives of 126 children in the state.

Jun 17, 2019, 23:18 PM IST
Delhi University first cutoff expected on this date at du.ac.in

Delhi University first cutoff expected on this date at du.ac.in

St Stephen's College, which carries out a separate admission process, also extended its last day for registration to June 22 and the cut-offs will be declared on June 24.

Jun 17, 2019, 22:57 PM IST
JP Nadda elected working president of BJP, Amit Shah to remain party chief

JP Nadda elected working president of BJP, Amit Shah to remain party chief

Amit Shah, who has become the Home Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi cabinet, will remain the BJP chief.

Jun 17, 2019, 20:20 PM IST
BJP leader CP Thakur questions Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Acute Encephalitis Syndrome deaths

BJP leader CP Thakur questions Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Acute Encephalitis Syndrome deaths

Dr CP Thakur, who is also a physician, said that Bihar government gets active only at the time of AES outbreak.

Jun 17, 2019, 19:37 PM IST
Health Minister Mangal Pandey asks ‘what’s the cricket score?' at a meeting to discuss AES deaths in Bihar

Health Minister Mangal Pandey asks ‘what’s the cricket score?' at a meeting to discuss AES deaths in Bihar

Health Minister Mangal Pandey was busy in a meeting with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his deputy Ashwini Kumar Choubey when he appeared more concerned about the cricket match.

Jun 17, 2019, 19:05 PM IST
Ruckus during Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's oath taking in Parliament

Ruckus during Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's oath taking in Parliament

Newly elected BJP MP from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, on Monday created a ruckus in Parliament by adding the name of her spiritual guru with her name while taking oath, drawing strong protest

Jun 17, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu may cross Kutch in form of depression on Monday: IMD

Cyclone Vayu may cross Kutch in form of depression on Monday: IMD

According to IMD, Cyclone Vayu is moving ahead with a speed of 17 km per hour. 

Jun 17, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
MHA seeks report after video of Delhi police brutally thrashing tempo drivers goes viral: Sources

MHA seeks report after video of Delhi police brutally thrashing tempo drivers goes viral: Sources

ANI reported that the policemen thrashed the driver and his son after dragging them out of their vehicle.

Jun 17, 2019, 16:57 PM IST
Heatwave kills 117 people in Bihar, Section 144 imposed in Gaya

Heatwave kills 117 people in Bihar, Section 144 imposed in Gaya

District Magistrate of Gaya, Abhishek Singh, on Monday imposed Section 144 in district keeping in mind the prevailing heatwave condition.

Jun 17, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal demands probe after video showing Delhi police thrash tempo driver goes viral

Arvind Kejriwal demands probe after video showing Delhi police thrash tempo driver goes viral

Condemning Delhi Police over an alleged assault of a man in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal demanded an investigation into the matter on Monday.

Jun 17, 2019, 15:15 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu weakens, to cross Gujarat coast by Monday night

Cyclone Vayu weakens, to cross Gujarat coast by Monday night

Cyclone Vayu has weakened and is likely to cross the Gujarat coast by Monday midnight as a "depression", the weatherman said.

Jun 17, 2019, 14:33 PM IST
BJP leader attacked in Amroha, blames former MP Devendra Nagpal

BJP leader attacked in Amroha, blames former MP Devendra Nagpal

BJP leader Vijay Pawar said that the cause of the attack was political rivalry during the recently concluded Lok Sabha election.

Jun 17, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir:  2 Army men injured, one terrorist killed in Anantnag encounter

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 Army men injured, one terrorist killed in Anantnag encounter

 Two Army men have sustained heavy injuries in an encounter with terrorists in Badoora area of Achabal in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. As per ANI reports, one of the Army men

Jun 17, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi, others take oath as MPs in 17th Lok Sabha, Budget session commences

PM Narendra Modi, others take oath as MPs in 17th Lok Sabha, Budget session commences

After the PM, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah were among the other who took oath as Lok Sabha members.

Jun 17, 2019, 11:36 AM IST
Another strike on Pakistan: Amit Shah congratulates Team India on World Cup win

Another strike on Pakistan: Amit Shah congratulates Team India on World Cup win

BJP President Amit Shah was all praises for Team India which defeated after the Men in Blue and registered a glorious victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the 2019 ICC World Cup match.

Jun 17, 2019, 11:27 AM IST
Forget 'paksh', 'vipaksh', 'nishpaksh' spirit important: Modi seeks opposition cooperation

Forget 'paksh', 'vipaksh', 'nishpaksh' spirit important: Modi seeks opposition cooperation

He also stressed on the need of an active opposition without thinking of their numbers in the House.

Jun 17, 2019, 11:17 AM IST
Parliament convenes for the first time after Lok Sabha election, Budget to be tabled on July 5

Parliament convenes for the first time after Lok Sabha election, Budget to be tabled on July 5

Ahead of the Budget session, BJP MP Virendra Kumar on Monday oath as the Protem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Jun 17, 2019, 10:37 AM IST
Operation Sunrise 2: Indian, Myanmar armies target insurgent groups, several nabbed

Operation Sunrise 2: Indian, Myanmar armies target insurgent groups, several nabbed

Several camps of insurgent groups were destroyed by the Indian and Myanmar armies during Operation Sunrise 2.

Jun 17, 2019, 10:25 AM IST