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India to be among 3 countries to witness maximum urban growth by 2050: UN

By 2050, India, China and Nigeria will account for more than a third of the projected growth in the world's urban population.

17 May 2018 10:03 AM

Surprised at Yeddyurappa withdrawing security for MLAs: H D Kumaraswamy

In an unprecedented post-midnight hearing, Supreme Court ruled out that it won't stop B S Yeddyurappa swearing-in.

17 May 2018 9:15 AM

Open to Centre appointing former High Court judges for tribunals: SC

The bench said an affidavit of further developments be filed in the court by October 31 and posted the matter for hearing on November 13.

17 May 2018 8:51 AM

Unnao rape case: CBI arrests 2 Uttar Pradesh police sub-inspectors

The rape survivor had alleged that she was raped by MLA at his residence on June 4, 2017, where she had gone with a relative seeking a job.

17 May 2018 8:40 AM

Aurangabad riots: 'Mastermind' Laxminarayan Bakharia nabbed

On May 11, Aurangabad, located about 350 km from Mumbai, witnessed clashes between groups allegedly over illegal water connections.

17 May 2018 8:32 AM


All courses should be taught in Indian languages: Venkaiah Naidu

If teaching and learning in Indian languages is not promoted, future generations won't be able to speak their mother tongues, Naidu said.

17 May 2018 8:22 AM

BJP offering 100 crore to my MLAs, says HD Kumaraswamy

Kumaraswamy and KPCC president, Dr G Parameshwar said Mr Vala had promised to respond after seeking legal advice.

17 May 2018 6:43 AM

Knives out for Siddaramaiah; Koliwad, others blame him for defeat

Meanwhile, Manje Gowda, who lost to H.D. Revanna of the JD(S) in Holenarsipur, also blamed Mr Siddaramaiah for his defeat.

17 May 2018 6:38 AM

Karnataka power battle: Supreme Court refuses to stay BS Yeddyurappa swearing-in

The bench posted the matter for further hearing tomorrow morning, saying it will peruse the letter as it was necessary to decide the matter.

17 May 2018 6:19 AM

Unilateral truce welcomed by J&K CM, Opposition leader

It also said that home minister Mr. Singh has informed the chief minister of the government’s decision.

17 May 2018 2:01 AM


Lashkar-e-Tayyaba rejects Ramzan truce

Gunfight broke out hours after the Centre accepted to halt military operations during Ramzan.

17 May 2018 2:01 AM

No decision by collegium over KM Joseph

No date has been fixed yet for the date of its next meeting, which can now be held only be in July when the court reopens after the summer vacation.

17 May 2018 2:01 AM

1st report on Bengal rural poll violence sketchy: Govt

More than a dozen people were killed in the violence during the local body elections.

17 May 2018 1:57 AM

Government agrees for Cauvery Management Board

CJI refused the plea of senior counsel Shyam Divan to defer the hearing till July as the government formation in Karnataka is yet to take place.

17 May 2018 1:56 AM

Say ‘Jai Hind’ to answer roll calls in MP schools

The Opposition Congress has however dubbed it as attempt to saffronise education in the state.

17 May 2018 1:55 AM


SC raps Centre, justifies verdict on SC/ST Act

It is likely that a new bench will take up this matter as Justice Goel is due to retire on July 6.

17 May 2018 1:55 AM

Yogi government cuts toll in Varanasi mishap

Sources said that three bodies remained unidentified so far.

17 May 2018 1:55 AM

Collegium defers its decision on Justice Joseph

No date has been fixed for the next date of meeting which could be held only in July when court re-opens after summer vacation.

17 May 2018 1:53 AM

SC to hear Cong petition against Karnataka Guv invite to BJP to form govt

The petition has sought a stay on the oath-taking ceremony, as communicated by the governor to the BJP's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa.

17 May 2018 1:39 AM

The strange world we live in: Psychological warfare, politics in the age of Facebook, AI

It was the way that the Soviet Union managed to “influence” Indian politics.

17 May 2018 1:29 AM