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Controversial Ram Rajya Rath Yatra flagged off from Ayodhya, Yogi Adityanath

The 39-day-long Ram Rajya Rath Yatra from Ayodhya to Rameshwaram was flagged off on Tuesday from the temple town. The UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, however, stayed away from the flag off ceremony in Ayodhya following a controversy over the motive of the yatra.


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Rahul Gandhi goes after PDP-BJP for 'non-existent Kashmir policy'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised Jammu and Kashmir's ruling PDP-BJP for their "opportunistic alliance and non-existent Kashmir policy", in the wake of divergent statements by state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman regarding Pakistan following the Jammu attack.


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PM Modi's wife Jashodaben injured in road accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben had a narrow escape when an Innova car she was travelling in, rammed a truck near Chittor, Rajasthan.


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Bengaluru: Police detain 10 youths over 'pakoda' protest against PM Modi

As many as 10 youths were detained by police here for holding protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by selling 'pakodas' to condemn his recent remark that 'pakoda' selling was also employment.


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Victory of Congress in Rajasthan bypolls is 'rejection of ruling BJP by

The Congress on Thursday hailed the victory of party candidates in two Lok Sabha and one state Assembly seats in Rajasthan bypolls, with Rahul Gandhi terming the results as "rejection of ruling BJP by the people".


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In riot-hit Kasganj, Muslim residents say they feel like targets: Report

As many as 112 people were arrested and security forces personnel intensified vigil in the strife-torn Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh where the situation remained tense but peaceful yesterday, two days after clashes between two communities claimed one life.


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Hyderabad: Selfie video with running train lands 25-year-old youth in hospital

A youngster's plan to take a selfie video with a running MMTS train in the background went awry with him landing in hospital with grievous injuries.


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Delhi: 17 killed in Bawana factory fire

At least 17 people were killed and two injured in a massive blaze at a firecracker storage unit in Bawana. The fire, which started at the storage unit on the ground floor of a two-storey building, ripped through the structure.


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SC strikes down Padmaavat ban but cinema owners wary after threats to torch

Cinema and multiplex owners in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar are worried about releasing Padmaavat despite the Supreme Court order on Thursday striking down the ban imposed on the film...


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Blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, 4 policemen killed

Four policemen were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Saturday in an improvised explosive device blast.


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Kamala Mills Tragedy: Mumbai Fire Department's probe uncovers the sad truth

Last month's deadly fire that burnt two upscale restaurants in Mumbai could have started from the flying embers from charcoal used for hookahs at the upscale Mojo's Bistro that came in contact with the curtains, and spread rapidly, the fire department has said in its report on the Kamala Mills tragedy.


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Sohrabuddin encounter trial: CBI court orders media gag, can attend but not

A special CBI court in Mumbai has ordered that the media will not be allowed to report on daily proceedings in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case trial that is being held in Mumbai after it was moved out of Gujarat by the Supreme Court.


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Air quality remains 'severe' while Delhi govt cancels odd-even

Dense smog continued to envelop Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the 'severe' category.


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Gauri Lankesh killers will 100 per cent be caught, in a few weeks: Karnataka

The killers of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in an audacious attack in Bengaluru over two months ago, will 100 per cent" be caught in a few weeks, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said on Saturday.


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Shocking footage of mega pile-up on Yamuna Expressway due to fog

A video has emerged showing the true extent of shocking pileup today morning on the Yamuna Expressway.


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Pulwama encounter: JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew among 3 militants killed

The nephew of Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar was among the three militants killed by the security forces in a gunbattle in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday.


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Nirbhaya's father thanks Rahul Gandhi for 'looking after them emotionally,

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi looked after Nirbhaya's grieving family and helped them emotionally as well as monetarily, all without drawing attention to himself, said Nirbhaya's father.


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Goa safest, Delhi ranked 3rd worst in women safety

The safest state to be a woman in India is Goa, followed by Kerala, Mizoram, Sikkim and Manipur. States where women and girls are the most vulnerable are Bihar, Jharkhand, UP and, perhaps not so surprisingly, Delhi.


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Rahul Gandhi arrives in Rae Bareli, meets victims of NTPC tragedy

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has cut-short his Surat trip to visit Rae Bareli as 20 people have been confirmed dead in a massive explosion at a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)'s Unchahar power plant in the district.


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PIL filed in Supreme Court seeks minority status for Hindus in eight states

A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, seeking grant of minority status to Hindus in eight states. The states are Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Punjab.


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TMC MLA moves SC over Aadhaar bank diktat

Trinamool Congress MLA and party general secretary Mahua Moitra on Monday filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the directive issued by banks to all account-holders making Aadhaar submission mandatory by December 31, failing which the accounts will be frozen.


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Trainee IPS officer jailed after getting caught cheating in UPSC exam

A Tamil Nadu cadre trainee IPS officer was put behind bars after intelligence bureau officers caught him cheating in the Union Public Service Commission (Main) examination at a test centre in Egmore, Chennai.


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Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, sweeps parking area with broom

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Taj Mahal on October 26, days after some BJP leaders made provocative statements against the 17th century Mughal era monument.


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Govt to hold sustained dialogue on Kashmir issue, says Rajnath Singh

A sustained dialogue will be initiated by the government to find a solution to the Kashmir issue, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.


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Congress demands investigation into bribery allegations against BJP made by

The Congress on Monday demanded a court-monitored probe into allegations by a Patidar leader from North Gujarat that he was paid Rs 1 crore to join the BJP.


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Taj Mahal controversy: UP tourism department booklet's omission of the

The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department recently released a 32-page booklet titled 'Uttar Pradesh Paryatan - Apaar Sambhavnaayein' (Uttar Pradesh Tourism - Limitless Possibilities), featuring most of the cultural and heritage sites in the state. However, it has no mention of Taj Mahal, one of the seven 'wonders of the world'.


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Honeypreet Insan finally arrested, to be produced in court today

Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide and "adopted daughter" of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday along with another woman. She will be produced in a trial court in Haryana's Panchkula on Wednesday, police said.


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Terror attack on BSF camp: 3 JeM terrorists, Army jawan killed near Srinagar

Suicide attackers of the Pakistan-based JeM terror group stormed a BSF camp with guns and explosives near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday morning, leading to battles that left all three attackers and a trooper dead.


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15 dead, 20 injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station

At least 15 persons were killed and more than 20 people injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge.


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DPS student attempts suicide after being abused by teachers for being a Muslim

A student of Delhi Public School (DPS), Kalyanpur in Kanpur who attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills and phenyl on Saturday, alleged harassment by his teachers.


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