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India, All india, 29 Jan 2018

2008 Malegaon blast case: SC refuses to stay criminal trial against Col Purohit

The court said, prayer for stay would be considered after 4 wks after the NIA and Maharashtra government filed their response.

29 Jan 2018 9:32 PM

Beating the Retreat: Republic Day ends with mesmerising band ceremony

The 'Beating Retreat' ceremony is held every year on January 29, marking the culmination of the four-day-long Republic Day celebrations.

29 Jan 2018 9:12 PM

Cow vigilantism: SC slaps contempt notices on Rajasthan, Maha, Gujarat, Haryana

SC gave state govts 1 wk to submit their reports on nomination of police officers and instructions issued to them to curb cow vigilantism.

29 Jan 2018 7:49 PM

Rahul Upadhyay, whose death intensified Kasganj clashes, alive: UP Police

Angered by the false rumours of Upadhyay’s death, the mob indulged in violence over the next three days.

29 Jan 2018 6:55 PM

Assam: Normalcy limping back to Dima Hasao district

A delegation of tribal leaders is meeting the govt to ask for written assurance on maintaining the territorial status within Assam.

29 Jan 2018 6:47 PM


J&K: Mufti slams BJP over demand to scrap FIR against Armymen

The BJP wanted police to scrap FIR filed against Major Aditya of 10 Garhwal and his associates to file a fresh one without names of Armymen.

29 Jan 2018 6:36 PM

AAP MLAs' disqualification: Delhi HC shifts plea to division bench

The court also extended its Jan 24 order restraining the EC from issuing any notification announcing by-elections.

29 Jan 2018 5:40 PM

Kasganj violence shameful, govt must ensure it’s not repeated: UP guv

The governor noted that such an incident had occurred in the state for first time in the last 9-10 months and described it as 'shameful'.

29 Jan 2018 5:12 PM

PDP-BJP rule brought about positive changes in the Valley: Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti said, 'Had we rejected people's mandate just because it is BJP, I do not understand what face we would have shown to the people.'

29 Jan 2018 4:51 PM

President Kovind bids for simultaneous polls for Parliament, state assemblies

Kovind said 'a sustained debate is required on simultaneous elections and all political parties need to arrive at a consensus on it.'

29 Jan 2018 4:41 PM


Economy picking up as temporary impact of GST, note ban dissipating: CEA

Chief Economic Adviser further said the direction of the economy is very good and the economy is picking up 'robustly'.

29 Jan 2018 3:30 PM

Kasganj communal clash a blot on the state: UP Governor

The governor noted that such an incident had occurred in the state for the 1st time in the last 9-10 months and described it as 'shameful'.

29 Jan 2018 2:44 PM

32-yr-old techie dies after falling off Chennai airport flyover

Chaitanya Vuyuru employed at an IT company in Bengaluru died after falling off from a bridge at Chennai airport around 6:30 am on Monday.

29 Jan 2018 2:19 PM

Malegaon blast case: SC seeks reply of Maharashtra govt, NIA on Purohit’s plea

The Bombay High Court had on December 18, 2017 dismissed Purohit’s plea along with that of Kulkarni, both accused in Malegaon blast case.

29 Jan 2018 1:50 PM

SC questions maintainability of Swamy's plea in Sunanda case

'Before going into merits, we need to be satisfied on maintainability,' bench told Swamy who said that it is a matter of public interest.

29 Jan 2018 1:28 PM


Owaisi taking political advantage out of Ayodhya dispute: BJP

The dispute pertains to whether Babri Masjid or a Ram Temple originally stood at a piece of land in Ayodhya.

29 Jan 2018 1:12 PM

Rajasthan: 'Chariot bride' challenges patriarchy by taking groom's place

Gargi Ahlawat's motive is to spread the message that daughters are in no way inferior to sons.

29 Jan 2018 1:03 PM

Economic Survey predicts GDP growth to accelerate to 7-7.5 pc in 2018-19

Survey says good show due to major economic reforms, India can be rated among the highest-performing economies in the world.

29 Jan 2018 12:53 PM

Padmaavat row: Arrested BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu hospitalised

Suraj Pal Amu was sent to judicial custody on January 26 over his statements against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat'.

29 Jan 2018 12:41 PM

Pass triple talaq bill as New Year gift to Muslim women: PM to all parties

'We should rise above politics and make most use of our healthy parliamentary committees system and have proactive discussions,' Modi said.

29 Jan 2018 11:55 AM