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  India   All India  16 May 2018

India, All india, 16 May 2018

Union Minister V K Singh visits N Korea, raises issue over nuclear proliferation

This is first high-level visit to North Korea from India in two decades.

16 May 2018 9:33 PM

68 pc turnout in WB panchayat repolls, voting more or less peaceful: Official

The repolls were held following reports of widespread violence during panchayat polls on May 15 which had claimed at least 12 lives.

16 May 2018 8:50 PM

Swachh Bharat survey: Indore tops the list of cleanest cities in India

Jharkhand was adjudged the best-performing state in the survey followed by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. 

16 May 2018 8:35 PM

At least 12 dead in Andhra boat capsize, search on for 10 missing passengers

State government announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh each to the kin of the victims of the mishap.

16 May 2018 7:59 PM

Centre says no security ops during Ramzan in J&K, Mufti welcomes move

However, the security forces reserve right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people.

16 May 2018 5:11 PM


Bihar: 2 children dead, 11 injured after high voltage wire falls on school van

Of the 11 students injured, at least 3 are said to be critical.

16 May 2018 4:23 PM

Kanpur looks for ways to tackle air pollution, lose 'most polluted city' tag

Only a handful of India's 100 most polluted cities have action plans to combat pollution, despite being asked by the govt to do so in 2015.

16 May 2018 3:07 PM

Railways plans to install ‘panic button’ in trains for women safety

Railways also plans to deploy women police personnel in sub-urban trains during night hours besides recruiting women in RPF.

16 May 2018 2:57 PM

Amarnath Yatra: Nearly 1.70 lakh pilgrims registered

The registration is being done at 440 branches of the Punjab National Bank, the Jammu and Kashmir Bank and the YES Bank across country.

16 May 2018 2:42 PM

Chief Secretary assault case: Police to question Arvind Kejriwal on Friday

A senior police officer said that a notice has been sent to Kejriwal and he will be examined on May 18 at 11 am.

16 May 2018 2:39 PM


TMC hits back at PM Modi's 'murder of democracy' remark

As many as 6 people were killed in West Bengal poll violence according to officials, while unconfirmed numbers trailed between 6 and 12.

16 May 2018 2:10 PM

In a first, part of liver removed with a different form of surgery in India

Conducted at a Delhi hospital, this is possibly the first case in which minimal invasive technical procedure was used for liver transplant.

16 May 2018 1:29 PM

No protection to witnesses of Kathua rape case: Supreme Court

The apex court also refused to change the probe agency in the case.

16 May 2018 1:15 PM

Karnataka, Day 2: Yeddyurappa to take oath today, 15 days to prove majority

It is now Governor Vajubhai Vala’s call on who he will invite to form the state government in Karnataka.

16 May 2018 12:28 PM

Pocket pinch: Fuel prices hiked again across India within 19 days

Petrol will now cost Rs 75 per litre in Delhi, Rs 77.79 in Kolkata, Rs 82.94 in Mumbai and Rs 77.93 in Chennai.

16 May 2018 12:08 PM


Taking care to ensure our MLAs are not poached: HD Kumaraswamy

'BJP may try to poach MLAs (lawmakers),' said outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

16 May 2018 11:41 AM

Jaitley tweets add to power row, Cong says coalition should govern K'taka

BJP and Cong have reversed their stand on who should get invite to form govt: single largest party or biggest alliance.

16 May 2018 10:25 AM

WB panchayat polls: Re-polling underway in 568 booths, violence reported

This happened as a result of people's agitation when the re-polling started late in booth number 36/37.

16 May 2018 9:52 AM

Delhi: FIR against restaurant shift manager after plastic found in burger

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro) Deepak Gauri said a case had been registered, and the shift manager, Tushar, was arrested.

16 May 2018 9:44 AM

Madhya Pradesh: Mandatory for students to answer roll call with 'Jai Hind'

The education department stated that this step will instill a sense of patriotism among the students, read an official statement.

16 May 2018 8:24 AM