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  India   All India  16 Nov 2018

India, All india, 16 Nov 2018

At least 13 dead, over 81,000 affected after Cyclone Gaja hit Tamil Nadu coast

Six districts of Tamil Nadu and two in Puducherry were hit by the cyclonic storm which also brought heavy rains to the region.

16 Nov 2018 7:43 PM

Court takes cognisance of defamation plea against Tharoor for remark on PM

Tharoor had last month claimed that an unnamed RSS leader had compared Modi to 'a scorpion sitting on a Shivling'.

16 Nov 2018 7:12 PM

Sabarimala temple board to move SC for more time to implement order

Travancore Devaswom Board said it will move SC on Saturday or Monday, even as the temple opened on today amid mounting tension and protests.

16 Nov 2018 6:12 PM

‘Make someone from outside Gandhi family your chief’: PM Modi dares Cong

PM Modi asked Congress to give account of what the four generations of the (Gandhi) family did for the nation.

16 Nov 2018 4:24 PM

Chandrababu Naidu bars CBI from entering Andhra without permission

A 'confidential' govt order to this effect, issued by Principal Secretary (Home) A R Anuradha on Nor 8, was 'leaked' Thursday.

16 Nov 2018 4:04 PM


'Demonetisation biggest scam in history of independent India': Rahul Gandhi

'If Modi says he is a chowkidar, people will respond that chowkidar chor hai,' Rahul Gandhi said at a rally in Madhya Pradesh.

16 Nov 2018 3:57 PM

‘Trupti Desai an RSS activist’: Kerala minister on her plan to enter Sabarimala

Kerala minister also alleged that BJP is using Desai to further its political agenda in the state in name of Lord Ayyappa.

16 Nov 2018 3:28 PM

AAI backs out, TM Krishna to still perform on Nov 17, thanks to Delhi govt

AAI allegedly cancelled Krishna’s concert after event was trolled for hosting musician called as ‘urban Naxal’ among other epithets.

16 Nov 2018 2:54 PM

CVC report be given to Alok Verma, says SC; seeks CBI chief's reply by Monday

Supreme Court termed the report as 'mix' and said, 'CVC report is very uncomplimentary on some charges against Alok Verma.'

16 Nov 2018 12:06 PM

11 dead as cyclone Gaja pounds coastal Tamil Nadu, over 80,000 evacuated

Families of deceased will be provided a solatium of Rs 10 lakh each from Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund, Palanisamy said.

16 Nov 2018 11:37 AM


Trupti Desai to return home, drops Sabarimala visit plan after protests

The Sabarimala temple opened today at 5 pm for the third time after SC verdict that lifted ban on entry of women.

16 Nov 2018 11:11 AM

‘What’s going on in Delhi?’ Kejriwal on AAP councillor attack

'20 to 25 men not only fired bullets but also tried to break in. They threatened to kill me before leaving,' AAP councillor said.

16 Nov 2018 10:38 AM

'Sabyasachi' bride, Deepika has this message for Ranveer on her dupatta

Deepika and Ranveer took wedding vows in two traditional ceremonies at Villa del Balbianello on Lake Como in Italy.

16 Nov 2018 9:48 AM

Activist Trupti Desai, on way to Sabarimala, faces protests at Kochi airport

Protesting BJP leaders at the airport said devotees would not let Desai to come out of airport and proceed to Sabarimala.

16 Nov 2018 9:07 AM

Heavy rains as cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 evacuated

Rains lashed Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur; trees uprooted and electricity supply disconnected.

16 Nov 2018 8:34 AM


Election Commission removes Mizoram CEO after stir

Shashank reportedly sought the deployment of additional Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in the state.

16 Nov 2018 7:09 AM

BJP expels 54 rebel MP leaders over nominations

The former ministers who were expelled from the party were Sartaj Singh, Ramkrishna Kusumaria and K.L. Agrawal.

16 Nov 2018 7:04 AM

Don’t consider Rahul a leader yet, says Hansraj Bhardwaj

Hansraj Bhardwaj targets Cong for ‘indulging in politics of religion’.

16 Nov 2018 6:07 AM

Central, J&K govts to deal sternly with stone pelters

The home ministry sources said the earlier decision of withdrawing such cases during the tenure of former CM Mufti was an “isolated incident”.

16 Nov 2018 5:59 AM

Assam imposes Section 144 to stop protest march

The KMSS and Assam Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chhatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Thursday urged the government to release the arrested protesters.

16 Nov 2018 5:52 AM