Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir administration today withdrew the security cover of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has said that Thursday’s Pulwama attack was partly because of an intelligence failure, especially due to the fact that security forces could not detect the loading and movement of the explosive-laden Scorpio
New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi, general Secretary of the Congress has strongly condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 44 security personnel and demanded concrete steps to prevent a recurrence of such attacks.
Srinagar: Even as the whole nation is shocked with the death toll reportedly touched 45 today, it has come to notice that at least two Odia jawans have also attained the martyrdom during the attack
Mumbai: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will address Sportstar Awards Ceremony scheduled to be held this evening here
Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party supermo Akhilesh Yadav today alleged he was being stopped at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow by police in order to prevent him from visiting Allahabad to attend an oath-taking ceremony at Allahabad university
Bihar: In a major accident, at least six passengers have reportedly been killed when nine bogies of Delhi bound Seemanchal Express have been derailed in Hajipur in Bihar at wee hours on Sunday
New Delhi: While there has been a growing resentment across the country over the job crisis under the Modi rule, the interim Finance Minister today cleverly avoided the issue in his budget speech in the Parliament
New Delhi: In a major sop to the middle class, the interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today exempted up to Rs. 5 lakh from paying income tax
Patnagarh: The Odisha Crime Branch (CB) on Thursday submitted the final chargesheet against key accused in the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case Punjilal Meher at Patnagarh Court in Bolangir district
Jharsuguda: In a major boost to the healthcare sector in Western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundation stone for the Cancer Care Hospital in Jharsuguda The hospital will be developed at a cost of Rs 145 crore, official sources said.
Jharsuguda: In a major boost to the ruling Biju Janata Dal, Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das, who resigned from the Congress, has joined the BJD in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Amlipali ground here today.
Kandhamal: In a tragic incident, at least eight persons have been killed after a mini-truck in which they were travelling has skidded off Bangadadua Ghat and fell into a deep gorge near Brahmanigaon in Kandhamal district today.
Bengaluru: Shivakumara Swamiji's, the 111-year-old Siddaganga seer, passed away on Monday morning after age-related ailments.
New Delhi: 'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal
Kolkata: Tens of thousands of enthusiastic workers and supporters, including a man on a wheelchair, attended the mega anti-BJP rally at the historic Brigade Parade ground here on Saturday raising their voices against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
New Delhi:DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the "only goal" of all the secular parties is to throw out the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, which will be the "country's second freedom struggle" and only option to save the nation by defeating BJP with an united opposition front
New Delhi: Total liabilities of the government has increased 49 per cent to Rs 82 lakh crore in the last four-and-half years during the Narendra Modi government, as per the 8th Edition of the Status Paper on Government Debt released Friday
Kolkata: Asserting that he has not received "respect" in his party, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha said he will attend a mega rally of opposition leaders being organised by TMC chief Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Saturday
Koraput: The Jeypore police in Koraput district has busted a fake spices manufacturing factory at PR Petta Lane in Jeypore town today. One person has been detained in this connection.
Panchkula: A special CBI court has sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment after being found guilty of the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. The self-styled godman who is currently serving 20 years at the Sunaria prison in Haryana for the rape of two of his female disciples, appeared before the court via video-conferencing. The other three accused
Nayagarh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed grief over the deaths of two persons in an attack by a mentally-challenged person in Odagaon in Nayagarh district today.
Chandigarh: Security has been reinforced in Haryana ahead of the pronouncement of quantum of sentence for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others convicted in the murder of journalist Ramchander Chhatrapati
Several MPs and activists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to strengthen the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), a statement said Friday.
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India's aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less overseas
Kendrapara: Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex- gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of the kin of deceased in the a tragic boat capsized tragedy in Mahanadi River confluence near Nipania in Kendrapara district.
Mumbai: The famous cricketing guru Ramakant Achrekar, coach of legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday. He was 87 years old.
Bhubaneswar: At a time when Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik raised hopes for the settlement of the inter-state Mahanadi River dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh after new the government came into power in Chhattisgarh, the comments by the new Water Resources Minister of the State has raised uncertainty about the matter.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today signed a tripartite agreement for installation of Smart LED Street Lights in all the 113 urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state.
A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his aide Tulsi Prajapati, citing insufficient evidence.
The West Bengal government Friday moved an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that allowed BJP's 'Rath Yatra' programme in the state.
Singh was made the finance minister in 1991 by the then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, who is credited for changing the course of the Indian economy and bringing in market liberalisation.
Bhopal: Kamal Nath, the veteran Congress leader, who took oath as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister today, waives off farmers’ loan hours after taking oath.
Bhopal: In a show of strength, several opposition leaders were present at the swearing-in ceremony of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath today.
Katrenikona: Cyclone Phethai has finally made landfall near Katrenikona in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh this afternoon, official sources said.
Kolkata: In a setback to the BJP, the West Bengal Government has rejected the saffron party’s application for holding Rath Yatra or Ganatantra Bachao yatra in the state due to grave apprehension of major breach of peace and communal violence during and in the aftermath of the proposed rally.
Mumbai: In a bid to garner the support for the women’s reservation bill, a Biju Janata Dal delegation today has met Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.
The Congress is expected to announce the name of the new Rajasthan chief minister at 4:30 pm today.
Pune: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a "murdo ki party" (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others were "scared" to challenge them.
New Delhi: Rebel BJP leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha has congratulated the "dashing, dynamic" Rahul Gandhi for Congress' performance in the elections.
New Delhi: Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday described the party's good showing in the assembly poll in three Hindi heartland states as a victory over the BJP's "negative politics
Congress leader Kamal Nath has reached Raj Bhawan in Bhopal to stake claim to form the next Government with the support of BSP in Madhay Pradesh today.
Bhopal: The Congress is leading comfortably and has crossed the halfway mark of 116 seats, as per trends. The Congress has leads in 117 seats, the BJP is ahead in 97, the BSP in 7 and Others in 9.
On another note, Congress has already crossed the halfway mark in Chhattisgarh and Chief Minister Raman Singh is now trailing in this BJP-ruled state.
The Congress Party is currently racing ahead in early leads in Rajasthan where the counting is going on.
New Delhi: After a prolonged battle with the BJP over seat-sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has resigned from the Narendra Modi cabinet today.
New Delhi: In a major embarrassment, Savitri Bai Phule, a BJP parliamentarian known for her controversial comments, quit the party today saying "India's money is being spent on construction of statues instead of being used for the development of the country," she said.
New Delhi: The British High Commission Wednesday sought consular access to Christian Michel, a day after the British national was brought to India from the UAE to face allegations of bribery in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, an official said
The two union cabinet ministers and senior BJP leaders from Odisha sing two different tunes when it comes to BJP’s CM face in poll bound Odisha.
New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh Government today filed its affidavit before the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal in reply to an interim petition of the Odisha Government.