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India, All india, 24 Dec 2017

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasfire along LoC in Poonch district

J&K witnessed a total of 881 ceasefire violations this year, highest in the past 7 years, along the LoC and the International Border (IB).

24 Dec 2017 4:30 PM

Policy advocacy bodies applaud I&B’s clarification over condom ads

Policy body said, instead of restricting the debate to ‘explicit contents’, I&B should focus on larger issues like knowledge of HIV-AIDS.

24 Dec 2017 2:40 PM

West Bengal in 2017: Soured by riots, agitations; sweetened by rosogolla, UN award

Adding to issues like Gorkhaland agitation, communal flare-up or scams, CM Mamata Banerjee also took up cudgels against the BJP.

24 Dec 2017 1:53 PM

2017: Less accidents for railways, work privileges cut for officers

'There is no restriction of funds for safety' says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, which seems to be the transport watchword for 2018.

24 Dec 2017 1:07 PM

AIMPLB holds emergency meeting on Triple Talaq bill

According to draft draft bill, there is a provision of imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and fine for violators.

24 Dec 2017 11:57 AM


2G verdict: JD(U) demands action against 2 ex-secretaries of Manmohan Singh’s PMO

On December 21, a Special CBI court acquitted former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and all other accused in the 2G scam case.

24 Dec 2017 10:10 AM

Hyderabad student dies in New Zealand, family urges Sushma Swaraj to intervene

The incident occurred in Central Auckland when a drunk driver jumped a red light and ploughed into Syed Abdul Raheem Fahad’s car.

24 Dec 2017 9:34 AM

Gurgaon: Medanta overcharges family of 8-yr-old who died of dengue

Family of 8-yr-old who died of dengue was charged Rs 15.88 lakh for 21 days by Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital.

24 Dec 2017 8:28 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks with Russia’s Dy PM to boost defence ties

Official sources says various aspects of defence relationship between the two nations were discussed with an aim to enhance the cooperation.

24 Dec 2017 8:06 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks with Dmitry to boost defence

Russia has been one of major suppliers of arms and ammunition to India.

24 Dec 2017 6:51 AM


2018 poll plan: Congress zooms in on farmer woes

Rajasthan has already witnessed a hugely successful farmers’ agitation that resulted in a loan waiver scheme.

24 Dec 2017 6:10 AM

Chhattisgarh: Teachers told to click pictures of peeing students

The order said the class monitors should maintain a register recording names of students who used the toilets.

24 Dec 2017 6:00 AM

Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tasaduq like to be J&K's tourism minister

Tasaduq is likely to be made minister for tourism, the portfolio presently being held by the chief minister, sources said.

24 Dec 2017 5:50 AM

J&K: Army Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pak firing along LoC in Rajouri

Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, in a statement issued in the winter capital, paid rich tributes to the Army Major and two jawans.

24 Dec 2017 5:42 AM

No plan for any reshuffle yet, says Naveen Patnaik

This remark sparked resentment among the Brahmins, who demanded an apology from Rout while seeking his sacking.

24 Dec 2017 5:12 AM


ED files charges against Lalu’s daughter Misa Bharti

ED counsel Nitesh Rana filed the chargesheet before the court of special judge N.K. Malhotra.

24 Dec 2017 5:07 AM

‘Lie Hard’ the name of BJP’s film, says Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi took to Twitter in the morning to launch a fresh salvo before leaving for Gujarat on a stock-taking visit.

24 Dec 2017 5:01 AM

BJP may name dark horse as Himachal Pradesh CM

The swearing-in ceremony of the next CM could take place on December 27.

24 Dec 2017 4:55 AM

Lalu Prasad Yadav held guilty in fodder scam case, sent to prison

Fodder scam involved embezzlement of Bihar govt money for fictitious medicines, fodder for cattle in 1980-90s. It came to light in 1996.

24 Dec 2017 4:39 AM

Will punish those who disturb peace, says Rajnath Singh

In another significant statement, the minister stressed on the important role of the people living near the international borders.

24 Dec 2017 12:30 AM