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Babri Masjid demolition case: Supreme Court defers hearing by two weeks

The Supreme Court adjourned for a second time on Thursday a plea challenging a trial court’s decision to drop criminal conspiracy charges top BJP leaders, including veteran leader LK Advani, in the 1992 Babri masjid demolition case.


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Aditya Nath Yogi distributes portfolios, retains home, allots key depts to his

Lucknow: Three days after he was sworn in as Uttar Pradesh CM, Aditya Nath Yogi distributed portfolios, keeping the crucial home ministry with himself while allotting key departments to his two deputies.


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Delhi MCD polls date changed due to board exams

Delhi State Election Commissioner S K Srivastava on Wednesday announced that Delhi MCD Polls have been postponed to April 23 due to CBSE board exams.


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Ajmer blast case: Devendra Gupta, Bhavesh Patel awarded life term

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Jaipur on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to the two convicts in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah bomb blast case.


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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC to decide whether LK Advani, Murli Joshi will

The Supreme Court is likely to examine whether to revive the conspiracy charges against senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and others in the Babri Masjid demolition case.


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Kejriwal's Mohalla Clinic built in the middle of garbage dump!

Recently Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government of Delhi inaugurated a Mohalla Clinic in Shahheen Bagh locality of Okhla.


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Ram Mandir in Ayodhya soon? SC offers to mediate, seeks urgent hearing next week

The Ram Mandir issue in Ayodhya may be resolved soon. The Supreme Court today sought an urgent hearing on the matter next week and offered to play a mediator to sort out the controversy after suggesting the contesting groups to try for an amicable solution by talks, reports said.


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23 universities, 279 technical institutes in India are fake

The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has prepared a list of fake universities operating in India.


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Jat protest postponed for 15 days after talks with Haryana CM

New Delhi: Jat agitators, demanding reservation, have reportedly decided to postpone their agitation for 15 days. The decision from the Jat body came after the intervention of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.


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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP chief minister with 2 deputies

Five-time Parliamentarian, the BJP's Yogi Adityanath, this afternoon took oath as Uttar Pradesh's chief minister along with 49 ministers, in a ceremony graced by many BJP luminaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior opposition politicians and a raft of sadhus, sanyasis and sanyasinis.


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Jat quota agitation: Delhi to be sealed, Metro services to be hit from Sunday

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will suspend its train services to and from all stations outside Delhi from 11.30 pm on Sunday. This decision has been taken in the wake of the proposed Jat agitation on March 20.


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Meet UP's new CM Yogi Adityanath: A staunch pro-Hindutva leader who has several

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday chose Yogi Adityanath as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The firebrand pro-Hindutva leader is no novice to controversy.


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Suspense over name of UP Chief Minister continues, to be sworn in on Sunday

Even though the BJP has still not announced who is going to be the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the new UP CM will be sworn in at 5 pm on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will attend the oath ceremony to be held at Smriti Upwan in state capital Lucknow.


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Delhi: Uber driver harasses woman, poses as executive to deter her from filing

An Uber driver impersonated as a customer care executive over phone to deter a woman passenger from filing a complaint against him for allegedly harassing and stalking her during a ride from Delhi to Gurgaon on Wednesday.


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N Biren Singh takes oath as Manipur's first BJP chief minister

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nongthombam Biren Singh on Wednesday took oath as the chief minister of Manipur at the Raj Bhawan in Imphal. At the ceremony attended by former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, Biren Singh and eight ministers took oath.


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Gayatri Prajapati, former UP law minister, arrested in gangrape case

Gayatri Prajapati, former law minister of Uttar Pradesh, was arrested in Lucknow on Wednesday. Prajapati was being called the state's "fugitive" minister as we was evading arrest after being named as prime accused in a gangrape case.


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MCD elections 2017 dates announced

MCD elections 2017 dates have been announced. The State Election Commission announced the date for MCD Elections 2017 at 5 pm in a press conference today.


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Dalit JNU scholar found dead, wrote about 'inequality' in last FB post

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) PhD scholar Krish Rajini, who was found dead on Monday, was reportedly suffering from depression over UGC's amended guidelines and discrimination during academic evaluation.


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Goa: Supreme Court orders floor test, Congress says it has the numbers

Miffed at the BJP moving ahead and claiming to have the required numbers to form a government in Goa despite not having the mandate of the people, the Congress Party moved the Supreme Court and the apex court today ordered that a floor test be held.


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SC to hear Congress' plea today, will Parrikar's swearing-in be put on hold?

The Supreme Court will this morning hear the Congress' petition against the BJP being invited to form government in Goa despite winning fewer seats in the assembly elections.


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Manohar Parrikar to take oath as Goa CM tomorrow

BJP leader Manohar Parrikar has resigned from the post of Defence Minister of the country and will be sworn in as chief minister of Goa on Tuesday.


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Punjab election results 2017: We accept people's mandate, tweets Arvind

Punjab Assembly election results came as a big shock for Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party which had put all its might and resources in Punjab and Goa.


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UP Election Results 2017: BJP comes to power in Uttar Pradesh with a huge

Three years after the Modi Wave earned the BJP the country's biggest margin in three decades, the Prime Minister has decisively proved he has lost none of his appeal.


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SC issues bailable warrant against Justice CS Karnan for contempt

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable warrant against Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan for his failure to appear before it in a contempt case.


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Punjab Elections 2017: Exit polls predict rout for SAD-BJP, close contest

Punjab, which witnessed a triangular contest in the Assembly polls, could be in for a neck and neck fight between the Congress and the AAP while the ruling SAD-BJP may face a drubbing, according to exit polls.


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Exit polls show BJP ahead, Akhilesh Yadav says open to tie-up with Mayawati's

As most exit polls on Thursday evening showed the BJP ahead in Uttar Pradesh but short of the 202 seats it needs to form government, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav appeared to do a clever u-turn, saying his Samajwadi Party is open to tie-up with arch-rival Mayawati if no party gets a majority.


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Delhi L-G rejects Kejriwal govt plan to give Rs 1 cr to OROP suicide victim's

Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has rejected Arvind Kejriwal government’s proposal to award Rs 1 crore compensation to family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal, who had allegedly committed suicide in 2016 over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP).


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Lucknow encounter: Saifullah's father refuses to accept dead son's body

The father of Saifullah, the slain terror accused who was said to be inspired by ISIS, has refused to accept his son's body saying he will have nothing to do with his son's body if he was 'anti-national'.


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Ajmer dargah blast case: Swami Aseemanand an 6 others acquitted, 3 convicted

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Jaipur on Wednesday convicted three persons and acquitted seven, including Swami Aseemanand, in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case. Of a total of 13 accused, three are absconding.


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Uttar Pradesh on alert after ISIS-inspired suspect killed in Lucknow encounter

Lucknow: A lone gunman suspected to have been inspired by Islamic State terror outfit was shot dead in Lucknow after a 13-hour-long overnight gun-battle in Lucknow, the Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorism squad said on Wednesday.


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