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  • UP govt to amend civil cases process to expedite pending cases

    Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to amend its rule for civil process to sort out the long pending civil cases, besides allowing private printers to get government printing orders. The decisions were taken in the state Cabinet meeting, which was chaired by Chief Minister...

  • Suggestions invited from states on making farmer crop insurance optional: Min

    New Delhi, Suggestions have been invited from states on whether to make crop insurance optional rather than mandatory for farmers, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. 'In fact, yesterday only letters have been sent to states and union territories and suggestions have been invited on...

  • Nusrat Jahan, Mimi Chakraborty take oath as LS members

    New Delhi, Newly-elected Trinamool members Nusrat Jahan Ruhi and Mimi Chakraborty took oath as members of Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The two actors-turned-politicians could not take oath earlier as Ms Jahan recently got married to businessman Nikhil Jain and Ms Chakraborty was also away in...

  • New US sanctions target Khamenei, says Trump

    Washington, US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. A BBC News report on Monday said Mr Trump said the additional sanctions were in response to the shooting down of a US drone and...

  • Country went through 'Super Emergency' last five years : Mamata

    Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that the country went though a 'Super Emergency' for the last five years. Taking to her Twitter handle, Ms Banerjee, who is also the chairperson of Trinamool Congress, said ' Today is the anniversary of the Emergency declared...

  • No stone will be left unturned to fulfill dream of 'Housing for All': PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said no stone will be left unturned to fulfill dream of 'Housing for All'. On the fourth anniversary of PM Awas Yojana (U), AMRUT, Smart Cities, Mr Modi took to Twitter to eulogise BJP-led NDA government's policies, saying, 'These...

  • Hot morning in Delhi, min at 27.8 deg C

    New Delhi, The Delhiites on Tuesday woke up to a hot morning, with minimum temperature being recorded at 27.8 degrees Celsius, normal for the season. The relative humidity till 0830 was pegged at 72 per cent. According to the MeT Department, there will be generally cloudy sky with light rain during...

  • PM Modi, Shah pay homage to citizens, leaders those to resisted Emergency

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to 'all those greats' who fearlessly resisted Emergency imposed by the then Indira Gandhi regime in 1970s. 'India salutes all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted the Emergency. India's democratic ethos successfully...

  • Senior journalist arrested in Srinagar

    Srinagar: Senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri was arrested by police from his Srinagar residence in the wee hours of Tuesday, official sources said. Police party raided the house of Qadri (62), printer and publisher of one of the oldest Urdu newspaper 'Daily Aafaq', published from...

  • Omar lauds Kashmiri driver for returning cash, jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh to tourist

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah lauded a Kashmiri driver for returning a bag with cash and jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh to a tourist in south Kashmir district of Shopian. Mr Abdullah, who is the vice-president of National Conference (NC), said the driver...

  • Dreaded criminal shot dead in encounter in UP

    Muzaffarnagar, A dreaded criminal wanted in over 30 cases of murder and robbery was gunned down by a team of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) in the Mirpur forest area in this district of Uttar Pradesh. Adesh, carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head, was shot dead late...

  • Five killed, 40 injured as bus falls into gorge in Jharkhand

    Garhwa, Five people were killed and about 40 others injured as a bus coming from Chhattisgarh fell into a gorge here at Annaraj Nawadih Ghati on the Garhwa-Ambikapur road on Tuesday morning. Police said that 'Popular Bus' was coming from Ambikapur of Chhattisgarh and was going to...

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