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  India   All India  20 Mar 2017

India, All india, 20 Mar 2017

87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list

NREGA provides supplementary means of livelihood to people in rural areas, primarily during lean periods.

20 Mar 2017 7:05 PM

U'khand HC recognises river Ganga as living entity

Earlier in the month, the court came down upon the Union and Uttarakhand state government for doing "nothing concrete" to clean the river.

20 Mar 2017 6:17 PM

4,000 resident doctors stay away from duty in Maharashtra hospitals

The doctors did not report to work to protest the two recent incidents - one in Dhule and another at the Sion hospital in Mumbai.

20 Mar 2017 5:18 PM

Lok Sabha passes Railways appropriation bills

The House also passed Railways' supplementary Demands for Grants 2016-17 as well as the Demands for Excess Grants for 2013-14.

20 Mar 2017 4:00 PM

Adityanath summons UP police chief on Day 1, asks for plan to tackle crime

Adityanath on Sunday also asked his ministers to submit him details of their assets and wealth within 15 days.

20 Mar 2017 2:57 PM


Uphaar tragedy: SC rejects Gopal Ansal's plea, sends him back to jail

Supreme Court sentenced Gopal Ansal to one-year jail term on February 9, while, his elder brother Sushil was allowed to skip prison term.

20 Mar 2017 2:30 PM

Pak newspaper claimed we were RAW agents: Sufi cleric

Nazim Nizami, one of the two clerics, said a Pakistani newspaper Ummat in printed false statements of them being RAW spies

20 Mar 2017 2:16 PM

BJP's N Biren Singh wins trust vote in Manipur Assembly

Earlier today, Yumnam Khemchand Singh of BJP was elected as the new Speaker of Manipur Assembly. 

20 Mar 2017 12:59 PM

Take up issue of Governors' conduct in Goa, Manipur: Congress in Rajya Sabha

Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad however said the phrase 'murder of democracy' should not go on record.

20 Mar 2017 12:33 PM

Rural students woefully lacking in math skills: Economic survey

Almost 80 per cent (79.7) of Class 5 students are not able to solve simple division sums.

20 Mar 2017 11:52 AM


Sufi clerics return from Pakistan, to meet Sushma Swaraj

The duo had travelled to Pakistan to visit their relatives in Karachi and then embarked on a pilgrimage to Lahore.

20 Mar 2017 11:12 AM

Bonhomie between Modi, Akhilesh on display during Adityanath swearing-in

In his rallies, Modi had ridiculed the opposition alliance of SP and Congress, saying they together stood for 'SCAM'.

20 Mar 2017 10:47 AM

Manipur: BJP seeks to win trust vote today, new Speaker elected

The Congress had emerged as the largest party in the state winning 28 seats, but the party fell short of majority.

20 Mar 2017 10:19 AM

Gujarat woman, rescued from Saudi Arabia, reaches Ahmedabad

Her name is withheld since the police have registered a case of human trafficking against the agents who had sent her to Riyadh.

20 Mar 2017 10:04 AM

Jaipur: Police arrest 2 for 'cooking beef' in hotel on Gau Raksha Dal plaint

the duo were arrested under section 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class).

20 Mar 2017 9:42 AM


Melbourne: Man stabs Indian priest on neck in racist attack

The man asked Fr Tomy Kalathoor if he was an Indian Hindu priest before attacking him.

20 Mar 2017 9:14 AM

After Yogi takes oath as UP CM, Oppn tears into BJP

While Mayawati boycotted the oath-taking ceremony, Sharad Pawar called for a grand alliance to counter Modi.

20 Mar 2017 8:59 AM

If Modi becomes more powerful, dissent will be stifled in BJP: Chinese media

The article on March 16 said the victory brightened Modi's prospects of return to power in 2019 and has 'implications' for India-China ties.

20 Mar 2017 8:38 AM

Make India international trading centre for diamonds: Modi

India has made rapid strides to become the world's largest manufacturer and exporter of cut and polished diamonds, the PM noted.

20 Mar 2017 8:31 AM

Universities must nurture free atmosphere: President

Education means development of mind, constant interaction with teachers and fellow students.

20 Mar 2017 5:15 AM