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West Bengal Civic Polls Election Results 2017: TMC wins four municipalities,

The final results for West Bengal Civic Polls are out and TMC has won four municipalities while GJM has managed to win three.


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IAS officer found dead outside VIP guest house in Lucknow

A 35-year-old IAS officer from Karnataka Anurag Tiwari was found dead outside Meera Bai VIP guest house in Hazratganj area of Lucknow on Wednesday morning.


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Uttar Pradesh Assembly passes GST Bill, CM Yogi calls it a revolutionary move

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed the U.P. Goods and Service Tax Bill, 2017. The Bill, which was on May 15, 2017, tabled in the Vidhan Sabha, was passed unanimously on May 16, 2017, through a voice vote with the Opposition not pressing for sending it to the select committee.


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Uphaar fire case: Delhi HC upholds evidence tampering charge against Ansals

The Delhi High Court on Friday upheld a trial court order framing the charge of tampering of evidence against real estate barons Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal in a case related to the 1997 Uphaar theatre fire tragedy.


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Supreme Court calls triple talaq 'worst' form of marriage dissolution

The Supreme Court on Friday said the practice of triple talaq was the "worst" and "not desirable" form of dissolution of marriages among Muslims, even though there were schools of thought which termed it as "legal".


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After Saharanpur violence Yogi govt has lost people's trust: Akhilesh Yadav

Former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Wednesday, once again took aim at Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party government over deteriorating law and order of the state alleging that the state government has lost the trust of people as far as Saharanpur incident is concerned.


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Tanker scam: Kapil Mishra gives his statement to ACB

The Anti-Corruption Branch today recorded the statement of sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra over his allegations that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had influenced the probe into a Rs 400 crore tanker scam.


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Rajasthan: 23 dead, 27 injured as heavy storm collapses wall of marriage hall

Twenty-three people, including four children, were killed and 27 injured when a wall of a marriage hall collapsed during a heavy storm in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan last night.


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Fodder scam: Big blow for Lalu Prasad Yadav as SC orders separate trial for

In a major setback for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the RJD chief and other accused will face separate trials for each case in the Rs 900 crore fodder scam.


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Swacch Bharat survey: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh cleanest states, UP filthiest

Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have have been declared as the top two states with the most number of clean cities — 12 and 11, respectively — in India's top 50 clean cities, according to Swachh Survekshan 2017, an annual...


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Bilkis Bano case: No death penalty but life imprisonment for 11 convicts, rules

The Bombay High Court today dismissed the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) appeal for granting death sentence to 11 men in the March 2002 Bilkis Bano gangrape case in Gujarat and upheld the life imprisonment sentence pronounced by the trial court.


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Massive anti-terror operation in Kashmir's Shopian after militants loot arms,

A large-scale search operation has been launched by the security forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir after the recent terror attacks in the Valley.


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PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath temple, leaves for Haridwar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the Kedarnath temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river in Uttarakhand.


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EC cancels Anantnag bypoll, says situation not conducive in Kashmir valley

The Election Commission cancelled the May 25 by-election to the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, saying the situation is not conducive for conducting polls in the valley as the region is witnessing a spike in violence and protests.


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Pakistan kills, mutilates 2 Indian soldiers, Army retaliates with heavy mortar

Two jawans were killed and mutilated in Kashmir in unprovoked firing by Pakistan this morning, the army has said, warning of "appropriate response" for the "despicable act."


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Digvijaya Singh sparks another controversy, says Telangana police encouraging

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday sparked a controversy after he alleged that Telangana police were encouraging Muslim youths to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).


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Break-in at Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari's home caught on CCTV

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari's house was ransacked late last night by men who have been caught on CCTV attacking an employee of the lawmaker. Tiwari, a Lok Sabha member, was not at home at the time.


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Congress in reshuffle mode, Digvijay Singh removed as incharge of Goa, Karnataka

Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh was on Saturday removed as the party's general secretary incharge of Karnataka and Goa.


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Meerut: DRI raids ex-colonel's house, finds 40 weapons, 117 kg Nilgai meat

In coordinated raids carried out by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Wild Life Department and local police, a big organised racket of poaching, illegal wildlife hunting and arms trafficking has been unearthed in Meerut. Raids have been carried out at the residence of a retired army colonel.


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Judge who granted bail to rape-accused former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati

A judge of a Lucknow court has been suspended by the Allahabad High Court questioning the "haste" shown by the judge in granting bail to rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati.


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Is Dawood Ibrahim dead? Chota Shakeel denies reports, Mumbai Police says no

Speculations about dreaded underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's health swirled thick and fast on Friday night, with unconfirmed reports saying that the Dawood has died. However, Mumbai police has refused to give any credence to the reports doing the rounds.


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Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath scraps 15 public holidays

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday cancelled 15 public holidays marking the birth or death anniversary of eminent personalities.


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MCD results 2017: BJP winning 182 seats, decimated AAP blames EVMs

As MCD election results started coming in on Wednesday, it became clear that The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was all set to retain Delhi’s three civic bodies for the third time in a row, dealing a serious blow to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which blamed Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for its poor show in the municipal elections.


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Delhi MCD Election Results 2017 - In early trends, BJP leads, Congress gaining

Votes are being counted for three municipal corporations in Delhi today and in early leads the BJP has shot ahead in MCD North, East as well as South.


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Bandh in Tamil Nadu over drought-hit farmers, DMK's MK Stalin arrested

Tamil Nadu police on Tuesday arrested Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Working President MK Stalin and several others party cadres during a statewide bandh called to press for immediate resolution of farmers’ issues.


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MCD election: Arvind Kejriwal threatens to launch 'movement` if exit poll

Two days ahead of the results scheduled for Municipal Corporation of Delhi Elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday warned of launching a "movement" if the MCD exit poll results come true.


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Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail, Purohit stays in jail

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was granted bail by the Bombay High Court today in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on the condition that she will not try to influence the prosecution witnesses.


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MCD polls: Vijay Goel mocks Kejriwal, says Delhi CM's EVM ever has started again

Union Minister Vijay Goel today took a dig at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's allegations that the EVMs used during Sunday's MCD elections were tampered with.


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J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti may meet PM Narendra Modi today

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discuss the unrest in the Valley. Mehbooba, who arrived in the capital on Saturday to attend the Niti Aayog governing council meet, is also likely to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other central ministers to review the current situation.


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MCD election 2017 exit polls: Massive BJP victory indicated, total wipeout for

Voting ended at 5.30 PM on Sunday for the Delhi municipal polls to 270 wards in which the ruling BJP is locked in a triangular battle with the Congress and the AAP.


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