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  India   All India  13 Feb 2018

India, All india, 13 Feb 2018

TN: 17-yr-old hangs self after teacher scolds for coming late to school

The relatives staged a road roko on the main road demanding action against school authorities.

13 Feb 2018 8:49 PM

Denied job in Air India, transwoman writes to Prez pleading death

She wrote in the letter that in the absence of a job she cannot make her ends meet and, therefore, is requesting mercy killing.

13 Feb 2018 8:26 PM

Goa CM strikes again, says poor people must stay clean, it 'doesn't cost'

Parrikar's statement comes in the wake of hygiene among street vendors standing outside the state's biggest medical facility.

13 Feb 2018 7:12 PM

Defence min nods to procure 7.40L assault rifles at Rs 12,280 Crore

The decision was taken at a meeting of Defence Acquisition Council presided over by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

13 Feb 2018 7:03 PM

GST will exclude items used by poor, will cap it at 18 pc, if voted to power: Rahul

The Congress had a concept of GST, which was to simplify lives of the people, but it is complicated as of now, Gandhi said.

13 Feb 2018 6:44 PM


Rahul must expel Aiyar from Cong for his Pak remark: Cong leader

In a latest, Aiyar said that Pak wants cordial relations with India, but India is 'still caught in a partially 1947 situation'.

13 Feb 2018 6:35 PM

Touts a ‘menace’, harassing tourists soon to be criminal offence: Mahesh Sharma

Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma said that his ministry was in talks with the Home ministry regarding the issue.

13 Feb 2018 6:26 PM

Railway to invest Rs 73,000 Cr to solve safety issues: Piyush Goyal

Given the rising volume of rail accidents, including head-on collisions, Goyal insisted on installing a more robust signalling structure.

13 Feb 2018 5:56 PM

Twice in 2 months, coast guard captures 7 Pak fishermen off Gujarat coast

The boat was intercepted and brought ashore for investigation along with the seven crew members.

13 Feb 2018 5:24 PM

Ignored by Cong, transgender stands independently for Ludhiana elections

Bibi Banto expressed confidence that she would win elections with a thumping majority.

13 Feb 2018 5:12 PM


Punjab minister flips coin to decide on right candidate for lecturer’s post

Spokesperson of the Congress govt claimed that the minister's intention was to allot the postings in a ‘transparent’ manner.

13 Feb 2018 5:04 PM

Do not deny benefit to anyone for want of Aadhaar: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The minister said, 'If a person is not having Aadhaar ask him to get Aadhaar but you should give him benefit using alternative mode.'

13 Feb 2018 4:03 PM

Maha: Teacher hits student on ear for not bringing textbook, eardrum damaged

The incident took place in a private school on February 2. However, it came to light on Monday.

13 Feb 2018 2:29 PM

HC asks NHAI, SDMC to consider plea for smooth flow of traffic along Delhi borders

The PIL said there was mismanagement in toll collection from commercial vehicles along NCR borders, which causes problem for other vehicles.

13 Feb 2018 2:29 PM

MP CM announces special agriculture productivity scheme in poll-bound state

Measures for farmer welfare, including spending Rs 1,200 crore to turn the Chambal ravines into cultivable land was also announced.

13 Feb 2018 1:58 PM


AP CM richest with assets worth Rs 177 cr, Tripura's CM poorest: report

The report also noted that out of 31 chief ministers, 35 per cent have declared criminal cases against themselves.

13 Feb 2018 1:11 PM

5 dead, several injured in blast on ship at Cochin Shipyard

At least 2 people are said to be trapped inside the ship and rescue operations are on to evacuate them.

13 Feb 2018 12:40 PM

Abandon wife, lose properties: Govt crackdown on 'absconding' NRIs

The MEA has written to the ministries of law and home to consider the proposed amendments in the CrPC pertaining to court summons.

13 Feb 2018 12:16 PM

‘Chhoti soch’: Lucknow varsity asks parents not to send students on V-day

The university warned that disciplinary action would be taken against those found violating the advisory.

13 Feb 2018 12:06 PM

SC rejects NGO plea seeking probe into chopper deal of Chhattisgarh govt

'We do not find any grounds to accept the prayer for probe. The petition is dismissed,' the bench said.

13 Feb 2018 11:52 AM