70 per cent turnout in first phase of Chhattisgarh polls: EC

New Delhi: Around 70 per cent voter turnout was registered in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls, the Election Commission (EC) said Monday. The turnout was likely to go up as the final figures were yet to be received, Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said. In the first phase, voting was held in 18 of the 90 Assembly seats More...

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By admin On Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Former Karnataka minister Janardhana Reddy, aide arrested in ponzi scam case

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy was arrested Sunday after hours of intense questioning by police in connection with a Ponzi scam case, Additional Commissioner of Police More...

By admin On Sunday, October 14th, 2018

M J Akbar returns home, says there will be statement later

New Delhi: Union Minister M J Akbar returned here Sunday from a tour of Africa amid mounting demand for his resignation over allegations of sexual harassment by a number of women journalists in the last few days. The More...

By admin On Monday, February 5th, 2018

PIL in HC to set up independent body for Haj pilgrims

New Delhi : A PIL seeking an independent Muslim body to look into the arrangements for Haj pilgrims and quashing of the government controlled Haj Committee has been filed in the Delhi High Court. The plea referred More...

By admin On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, B’desh

New Delhi: India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, a reflection of its growing closeness with the two eastern neighbours In a gazette notification, the home ministry More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Rahul invites NRIs to work with Cong

New Delhi: Most people are “worried” about what has happened to India’s tradition of tolerance, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said today following his interactions with students in the More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Visit of admiral Tin Aung San, Commander in Chief, Myanmar Navy to India

New Delhi: Admiral Tin Aung San, Commander-in-Chief, Myanmar Navy, is currently on a visit to India from 18 to 21 September 2017. The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance bilateral defence relations between More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

2 Pakistani intruders shot dead by BSF

Amritsar: The Border Security Force shot dead two Pakistani intruders along the Indo-Pak border today when they refused to surrender while crossing over to Indian territory. DIG BSF J S Oberio said the BSF shot More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017

The Nation Bids Adieu to The Marshal of The Indian Air Force Arjan Singh

The former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh paying homage to Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, at Brar Square crematorium, in New Delhi on September 18, 2017. New Delhi: Mortal remains of the Marshal More...

By admin On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch district

Poonch/Jammu: Pakistan today violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, by resorting to firing on forward posts. The firing from across the border in Debraj, Krishna More...