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  India   All India  17 Aug 2018

India, All india, 17 Aug 2018

SC asks Kalanithi Maran to face trial in telephone exchange case

In his appeal, Kalanithi Maran said the HC had allowed CBI’s appeal without affording an opportunity of hearing the matter on merits.

17 Aug 2018 9:24 PM

Relief from across India pours in for Kerala as state reels under deadly floods

324 people have died and over 2 lakh have been rendered homeless as Kerala encounters worst floods in 100 years.

17 Aug 2018 8:53 PM

Of floating furniture, sleepless nights in Kerala's Palakkad: A journalist's account

The flower garden which my mother had lovingly nurtured, even planting a now-thriving Christmas tree, was swamped. 

17 Aug 2018 8:18 PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in all holy rivers of Uttar Pradesh

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced this was being done because Uttar Pradesh was Vajpayee's ‘karmabhoomi' - the land of action.

17 Aug 2018 7:36 PM

‘Eloquent’ supporter of Tibetans: Dalai Lama mourns Atal Bihari Vajpayee

In a letter to Vajpayee's foster daughter, Dalai Lama said with his passing away, India has lost an eminent national leader.

17 Aug 2018 6:53 PM


NGT will decide on Vedanta’s plant in Tuticorin: Supreme Court

SC refused to hear TN govt plea against NGT order allowing Vedanta access to administrative unit inside closed Sterlite plant at Tuticorin.

17 Aug 2018 6:46 PM

Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives in Pak to attend Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony 

Sidhu arrived in Lahore via Wagah border from where he will travel to Islamabad to attend Khan's swearing-in scheduled for tomorrow. 

17 Aug 2018 5:57 PM

Kerala floods: Death toll mounts to 324 as rains wreak havoc in God's own country

PM Modi is expected to reach Kerala on Friday night, likely to undertake an aerial survey on Saturday.

17 Aug 2018 5:20 PM

Vajpayee lives on: Ex PM's speeches will keep him alive in collective memory

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died in Delhi on Thursday at the age of 93, was known for his oratory skills.

17 Aug 2018 5:15 PM

Watch: Rescue operations in full swing as Kerala faces worst flood in decades

All districts apart from Kasargod are now under a red alert, with the Meteorological Department predicting heavy rainfall in 13 districts.

17 Aug 2018 3:53 PM


Everyone is welcome: Karnataka Governor throws open Raj Bhavan to public

The gates of century-old Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru have been opened for public for 15 days from August 16.

17 Aug 2018 3:26 PM

Swami Agnivesh assaulted again on way to Vajpayee condolence meet in Delhi

This is the second attack on Swami Agnivesh within a month.

17 Aug 2018 2:41 PM

Explore reducing Mullaperiyar water level to 139 feet: SC to NCMC, Kerala panel

The SC also asked Kerala and Tamil Nadu to abide by the NCMC’s directions on rehabilitation and water level reduction’.

17 Aug 2018 2:30 PM

Multiple landslides hamper rescue ops in rain-battered Karnataka

Locals near Makanur were stuck in their houses as the landslide-hit area blocked all roads.

17 Aug 2018 2:09 PM

Death toll rises to 167 in Kerala, PM Modi to visit flood affected areas

PM Modi said he would be reaching Kerala later on Friday 'to take stock of the unfortunate situation due to floods there.'

17 Aug 2018 1:01 PM


Bihar shelter home case: CBI searches premises of former Minister Manju Verma

Search operations are also underway at seven premises of Brajesh Thakur, who ran the NGO, his friends and relatives.

17 Aug 2018 12:59 PM

No threat to safety of Mullaperiyar dam: Tamil Nadu CM tells Kerala counterpart

In a letter to Kerala CM, Palanisamy said that water in the dam was being stored at permitted level of 142 feet as per orders issued by SC.

17 Aug 2018 10:39 AM

Full military honours for Vajpayee as thousands bid adieu

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's adopted daughter Namita Bhattacharya performed the last rites.

17 Aug 2018 10:23 AM

India lost father figure, great leader: Film fraternity condoles Vajpayee's death

'I am saddened to hear the demise of a great statesman Shri Vajpayee ji. May his soul rest in peace,' Rajinikanth tweeted.

17 Aug 2018 9:58 AM

Void left by Atal Bihari Vajpayee impossible to fill: Family calls it 'big loss'

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a bachelor, is survived by his adopted daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya.

17 Aug 2018 9:42 AM