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  India   All India  29 Jan 2017

India, All india, 29 Jan 2017

EC bans exit polls in election-bound states

The Election Commission cited the EC bans exit polls in election-bound states for the decision.

29 Jan 2017 9:08 PM

J&K: 2016 saw the highest death toll of security forces in 8 years

According to the Home Department, 82 security personnel killed last year in the state.

29 Jan 2017 7:21 PM

Haryana: Jats begin protest again for reservations, demonstrations peaceful

Section 144 has already been imposed in sensitive districts including Rohtak, Sonipat, Jhajjar amidst others as a precautionary measure.

29 Jan 2017 7:01 PM

‘Increase withdrawal limits of candidates’: EC writes to RBI again

The Election Commission’s earlier request came four days ago, which was turned down by the RBI recently.

29 Jan 2017 5:57 PM

Rajiv Gandhi sacked minister to smoothen ties with US: CIA reports

The memorandum referred to the major Cabinet reshuffle that Gandhi had ordered in May 1986.

29 Jan 2017 5:13 PM


Won't reconsider quitting Cong, it's about 'self respect, pride': S M Krishna

'With pain and anguish, I have decided to quit the Congress,' said the 84-year-old leader, who gave 46 years to the party.

29 Jan 2017 3:06 PM

Get inspired from Tendulkar to do wonders in life: Modi tells students

He also advised the students to study for knowledge and not only for mere marks as it would lead them to go for shortcuts.

29 Jan 2017 2:24 PM

Smile more to score more in exams: Modi to students

He also asked students to chose 'anuspardha' (competing with self) over 'pratispardha' (competing with others).

29 Jan 2017 2:14 PM

EC orders FIR against Kejriwal for bribe remark at Goa poll rally

It sought a compliance report regarding legal action on the Delhi Chief Minister latest by 3 pm on 31 Jan.

29 Jan 2017 1:46 PM

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination was analysed by CIA 5 yrs before his death

A report analysing the effects if Gandhi made an 'abrupt exit' was found in one of the recent documents made available by the US.

29 Jan 2017 1:42 PM


Mass vehicle collision on Jaipur-Agra NH leaves 1 dead

A total of 35 vehicles, which were coming from Bassi to Jaipur, were involved in the collision.

29 Jan 2017 1:31 PM

Terrorism in J&K due to mishandling by Nehru: MoS Jitendra Singh

He said the recent surgical strike is one of the examples of the decisive steps taken by the NDA government against terrorism.

29 Jan 2017 11:57 AM

Observe 2-minute silence tomorrow for martyrs, Modi on Mann Ki Baat

EC on Saturday gave its go ahead to Modi’s monthly radio address despite the Mode Code of Conduct being in place.

29 Jan 2017 11:17 AM

BJP govt will follow constitutional norms to build Ram Mandir: Amit Shah

Shah asserted that there is no difference between building Ram Mandir and development.

29 Jan 2017 10:46 AM

Expat NRIs, mostly AAP backers, hit campaign trail as 'Punjabis are hurting worldwide'

The 'Chalo Punjab' campaign launched abroad to gather up volunteers seems to have worked.

29 Jan 2017 10:03 AM


Model code: EC slams Govt for taking decisions without asking it

The reason behind the missive to the government was the decision to fix Budget date without seeking EC clearance.

29 Jan 2017 8:14 AM

Manipur: Highway stir blessing in disguise for Congress

The UNC-sponsored economic blockade has crippled the state since November 1.

29 Jan 2017 7:14 AM

‘Iron Lady’ enters politics after 16 years of fasting

Irom Sharmila is also taking the help of social media to spread her message.

29 Jan 2017 6:40 AM

Delhi seeks to counter China while cosying up with Manila

Modi and Duterte reached out to each other, with the current year marking the 25th anniversary of the Asean-India Dialogue Partnership.

29 Jan 2017 5:55 AM

Assam holds buffalo fight despite Supreme Court ban

Buffalo fights used to be held in a grand manner at Amateur in central Assam’s Morigaon and Sivasagar in eastern Assam.

29 Jan 2017 1:52 AM