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UP: CM Yogi reduces security cover of Akhilesh, Mayawati but gives BJP's Vinay

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has downgraded the security cover of several important Opposition leaders.


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Delhi: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets farmers from the state protesting at

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami today met farmers from the state who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar for the last 39 days. The chief minister assured the farmers that their demands will be met and advised them to call off their protest.


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Delhi MCD polls 2017: Opinion polls give BJP landslide win as voting begins

Voting began in Delhi in a triangular contest for 272 seats in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Sunday. The Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were involved in a high-pitched campaign, attacking and counter-attacking one another and promising freebies to voters.


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Mulayam Singh Yadav has unpaid electricity bill of Rs 4 lakh, surprise

A surprise inspection by officials from electricity department at former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav’s house on Thursday revealed that Samajwadi Party leader has an unpaid bill amounting to Rs 4 lakh.


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3 ISIS suspects arrested from Mumbai, Ludhiana, Bijnor in joint UP and Delhi

The Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorism squad (ATS) and Delhi Police special cell arrested three ISIS (Islamic State) suspects on charges of terror conspiracy.


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Tamil Nadu: AIADMK dumps Sasikala and Dinakaran to facilitate merger

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK has decided that its jailed chief VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran will be "kept away from the government and the party" to enable a merger with the rival faction led by former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam or OPS.


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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC revives criminal conspiracy charges against

Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others will be tried for conspiring to bring down 16th century Babri mosque in Ayodhya 25 years ago, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.


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Delhi MCD Election 2017: Congress releases manifesto; promises to implement no

The Congress on Monday released first of its MCD poll manifestos, promising to set up an urban poverty alleviation department, cut down house tax, provide unemployment allowance and regularise sanitation workers.


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CBI files FIR against 12 Trinamool leaders featuring in Narada sting

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against 12 Trinamool Congress leaders in the Narada sting case and slapped sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act (POCA).


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RJD leader Shahabuddin acquitted in triple murder case

A division bench of the Jamshedpur court on Monday acquitted RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin of the charges of murdering Anand Rao, Janardan Choubey and Pradeep Mishra on February 2, 1989, near Tata Steel Power house in Jugasalai police station area.


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Bribery case: Efforts being made to destroy our party, will fight case legally,

AIADMK (Amma) Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran, booked by Delhi Police for allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official, vowed on Monday to fight the case legally and alleged that efforts were being made to “destroy our organisation politically”.


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'Law is same for everyone,' Yogi Adityanath warns Hindu outfits against

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has warned cadres of World Hindu Federation and Hindu Yuva Vahini against vigilantism.


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Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad airports on high alert after hijack threats

Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad international airports have been put on high alert following threats of a hijack attempt. A full anti-hijack drill has been started and the National Security Guards have been kept on stand-by.


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After bypoll win, Farooq Abdullah calls for imposition of Guv's rule in J&K

Soon after defeating ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Nazir Khan by a margin of over 10,776 votes, veteran Kashmiri politician Farooq Abdullah appealed President Pranab Mukherjee to dismiss the state government as it has “failed to deliver and hold peaceful election.”


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Kashmiri youth killed in Srinagar as security forces open fire at protesters

A 23-year-old Kashmiri youth was killed in Srinagar after security forces opened fire at protesters on Saturday.


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Yogi Adityanath scraps quota for outstation medical students in UP

Implementing the Allahbad High Court ruling of 2015, the Uttar Pradesh government has scrapped reservation under SC, ST and OBC category in medical and dental colleges for students who are not residents of the state or have migrated here to study.


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Delhi bypoll: Kejriwal's AAP cuts a sorry figure in Rajouri Garden, time for

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party was dealt another big blow, and this time in its stronghold, Delhi. The AAP was relegated to the third spot as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress bagged the first two positions respectively in Rajouri garden bypoll.


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Bengal BJP youth leader announces 11 lakh reward for beheading Mamata Banerjee

A leader of the BJP's youth wing in Bengal, Yogesh Varshney, has threatened Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, announcing an "11 lakh rupee reward" for her head.


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'My sons do business, can't die in poverty': Lalu on alleged 500-crore land scam

RJD chief Lalu Yadav, who cannot hold public office because of corruption charges, on Sunday said that his sons who are both Bihar ministers and accused of graft, are right to "do business because I don't want them to die in poverty."


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Srinagar bypoll records voter turnout of just 7.14%, 8 killed in violence

Eight persons were killed in firing and many, including securitymen, were injured in violent clashes Sunday during the bypoll to the prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat which saw a voter turnout of only 7.14 per cent.


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Bypoll in Jayalalithaa's RK Nagar constituency cancelled after evidence of

The Election Commission on Sunday cancelled the RK Nagar bypoll scheduled for April 12, after Income Tax raids uncovered evidence of massive corruption and bribery.


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Alwar assault: SC issues notice to Centre and 7 states, asks should cow

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the recent incidents of cow vigilantism and issued notices to the Centre and seven states, of which six are ruled by the BJP, asking should cow vigilantes be banned.


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Geetha Johri becomes first woman DGP of Gujarat after PP Pandey resigns

On Tuesday, 1982 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) Geetha Johri became the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat, replacing PP Pandey, who resigned.


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Yogi Adityanath has saved Uttar Pradesh from becoming Pakistan: Sadhvi Prachi

Notorious for her anti-Muslim comments, Hindutva leader Sadhvi Prachi on Sunday said that with Yogi Adityanath becoming the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the state has been "prevented" from turning into "another Pakistan".


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J&K: PM Modi inaugurates Asia's longest Chenani-Nashri tunnel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated Asia's longest bi-directional road tunnel, the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway today.


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Kerala: 400 CRPF men hospitalised due to food poisoning

At least 400 CRPF personnel attached to the CRPF camp at Pallipuram in Kerala were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning Saturday night.


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Will hang cow slaughterers, says Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

“We will hang those who kill cows,” Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said on Saturday, a day after BJP-ruled Gujarat passed a more stringent law, making cow slaughter punishable with a life term.


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Four college students booked for stalking Smriti Irani

An FIR has been filed against four college students who were tailing Union minister Smriti Irani's car on Saturday evening in a drunken state.


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Meat sellers' delegation meets UP CM Yogi Adityanath

A delegation of meat sellers and butchers on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his residence in Lucknow for around half-an-hour, nearly a week after the state government decided to shut illegal slaughterhouses and meat shops operating without fulfilling requisite rules.


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Defamation case against Kejriwal and Sisodia to continue: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay trial court proceedings in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.


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