Chief minister Nitish Kumar seems in no mood to give up on his ambitious liquor ban policy in Bihar as days after the Patna high court struck down state's prohibition law, he introduced a more stringent Prohibition and Excise Act to keep Bihar dry today.
In a big blow for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Patna high court on Friday struck down Bihar government's Anti-liquor Act, rendering it 'illegal'. The Bihar Prohibition and Excise Bill-2016 had strict provisions like arrest of all adult members of a family in the event of liquor bottle being found in a house.
Bhopal: A court of additional district judge (ADJ) in Bhopal district on Thursday stayed an arrest warrant against Union water resources minister Uma Bharti, just hours after chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Bhopal, Bhu Bhaskar, issued the order over her repeated failure to record statement in a defamation case filed by senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court said rejected controversial RJD leader Shahabuddin's claim of facing "media trial" in a murder case and his vehement plea for more time to prepare for his defence.
The Karnataka government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court today, seeking a modification to its order from September 20 when it directed the state to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till September 27.
Mumbai: High alert has been sounded in the coastal town of Uran near Mumbai after two schoolchildren reported that they had seen masked men with guns. The Navy is on the highest level of alert.
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amanatullah Khan, who is facing sexual harssment charges, was today arrested. it was another jolt for AAP which has been bogged down by numerous cases against its leaders in the...
New Delhi: The green court today ripped into Delhi government and civic bodies on the dengue and chikungunya outbreak in the capital, callinmg it "shameful and shocking".
New Delhi: The Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) has registered an FIR against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal in connection with alleged irregularities in recruitment in the women's panel.
Communal tension gripped parts of western UP on Saturday as four people, including 3 belonging to a single family, in UP's Bijnor district, were killed and over a dozen injured in clashes between members of two communities...
Srinagar: An Army base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was attacked by armed terrorists early morning on Sunday. 17 soldiers were killed in the terror attack at the army administrative base in Uri near the Line of Control, the worst in recent years.
Guwahati (Assam) [India]: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday directed Deputy Commissioners to personally inspect the farming lands to assess the damage caused by the swarming caterpillar or armyworms.
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept. 14: The low pressure area over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal Andhra Pradesh and the associated upper air cyclonic circulation tilting southwards caused heavy downpour since last 24 hours in coastal Guntur and Prakasam districts throwing normal life out of gear.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: The Supreme Court will today hear a PIL filed against government funding to Kashmiri separatists, alleging that they are misusing the money for anti-India activities.
Kolkata [India], Sept. 14: Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling the Singur land acquisition, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will today compensate 800 farmers and also distribute 9,117 land records.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: With Mohammad Kaif, the absconding sharpshooter wanted in the murder of Bihar senior scribe Rajdev Ranjan, being spotted with former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) parliamentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin who is out on bail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has pounced on the Bihar Government and questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's inability to arrest the accused.
Siwan (Bihar) [India], Sept. 14: Asha Ranjan, wife of murdered journalist Rajdev Ranjan, has urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to wake up and take action against those involved in the brutal killing of her husband, indicating towards just-released gangster-turned politician Shahabuddin.
Kolkata [India], Sept. 14: Manager of Mocambo Ashish Malik on Wednesday said the eatery doesn't believe in discrimination, while asserting that the driver who had come along with a woman was 'dirtily dressed'.
Bengaluru [India], Sept. 14: After violent protests against release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, Bengaluru is limping back to normalcy.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: In a bid to stop the violence in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water dispute, a Kanyakumari-based activist today moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the two states to act against those who had indulged in protests.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept. 14: Congress MLA Tarlochan Sund hurled shoe at Punjab's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia during a session of the state assembly on Wednesday.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led municipal corporation blaming each other following four more deaths due to complications arising from chikungunya, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra today urged all to work with a positive approach to fight the vector-borne diseases rather than indulging in politics over the same.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: An all-out verbal war has broken out between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the outbreak of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital, with the former accusing the Delhi Government of sheer negligence and the Arvind Kejriwal-led party slamming the Centre for becoming an impediment.
Trivandrum [India]: On the eve of Onam, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah for insulting the Malayalee community through his message on social media, where he has said happy 'Happy Vaman Jayanti', adding that Shah must immediately apologise to the people of Kerala.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Sept. 13: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the 'Startup Chhattisgarh' scheme, which aims to give impetus to startup projects in the state.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept. 13: Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha M. Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and find a solution to the Cauvery water dispute so that law and order is restored in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: After facing accusations of being negligent over the rising number of Chikungunya cases in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi Government on Tuesday turned the tables at the Centre and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, saying it is them who has to be blamed as they control the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: Due to the current unrest prevailing in Bengaluru over the Cauvery water issue, various airlines have waived off flight cancellation or change fees for specific time period.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party Government does not have a stable policy towards bureaucracy and administration.