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Ola, Uber drivers' strike enters Day 4, auto-rickshaws fleece commuters

As the Ola and Uber drivers' strike entered day 4 on Monday, office-goers who depended on these app-based cab services had a harrowing time trying to reach their workplace in the morning.


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Tamil Nadu crisis live: MPs Senguttuvan, Jeyasingh extend support to O

Amidst raging revolt in the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, another blow has been dealt to Sasikala as two more Members of Parliament extended their support to Tamil Nadu's caretaker chief minister, O Panneerselvam, on Sunday.


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J&K: 4 terrorists, 3 security personnel killed in Kulgam encounter

An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists in Yaripora of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The two sides are engaged in a gunbattle, TV reports say. Bodies of two terrorists were recovered during the encounter.


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Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court sentences Gopal Ansal to one year jail

Reviewing its 2015 judgment, the Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Gopal Ansal to one year jail in connection with the Uphar fire tragedy. He has been asked by the apex court to surrender within four weeks.


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Panneerselvam says will get Jayalalithaa's death probed, adds- 'will prove my

Chennai: Caretaker Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday said a committee will be constituted to probe the mystery surrounding the death former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.


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O Panneerselvam revolts against VK Sasikala: All you need to know

In a dramatic turn of events in Tamil Nadu, 'caretaker' chief minister O Panneerselvam dropped a bombshell Tuesday, saying he was forced to resign and propose All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazakham (AIADMK) General Secretary VK Sasikala's name to the top elected post in the state.


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Earthquake jolts North India, Centre takes stock while NDRF put on high alert

On Monday night, a moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.8 on Richter Scale, struck Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag, tremors of which were felt in Delhi and other parts of northern India.


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Delhi put on hold while AAP woos Punjab

New Delhi: Delhi is paying the price for the aspirations of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party trying to win Punjab. Punjab goes to elections on February 4 and five of the six Cabinet Ministers of the AAP government are out of the city.


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Kanpur: 4 dead after under-construction building collapses, around 40 still

At least four people have died and several are feared dead after an under-construction building in Kanpur's Jajmau collapsed on Wednesday. A rescue operation involving the Army, National Disaster Response Force, police as well as fire and emergency services personnel is underway at the site in Uttar Pradesh.


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Punjab Election 2017: PM Modi goes after AAP at Faridkot rally, calls it

Kotkapura (Faridkot): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took on the Aam Aadmi Party, calling it an "outsider" that is "dreaming of creating its own world" at the cost of Punjab and asked voters to send the party back from where it had come.


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Rahul, Akhilesh address joint press conference, call for crushing BJP's

The scions of Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) on Sunday came together to give a call for crushing the BJP's divisive politics of anger for the progress, prosperity, peace and people of Uttar Pradesh in the Assembly elections.


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Punjab Election 2017: Narendra Modi goes all out to woo voters, calls Congress

With days to go before voting commences in Punjab, electioneering is going on in the state at a feverish pitch. Friday was a busy day as political bigwigs descended upon the state.


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UP elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav writes to PM Modi, calls February 1 for Union

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has written directly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, stating that if the budget is shared before his state starts voting on February 11, Uttar Pradesh will be deprived of schemes that could help India's most populous state.


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Meghalaya governor V Shanmuganathan resigns after reports of alleged sexual

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan has resigned, days after a controversy erupted over reports in local media accusing him of sexual misconduct. The reports had quoted a woman who had come to seek a job at the Governor's Office.


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India celebrates 68th Republic Day, military prowess, diverse culture showcased

New Delhi: As India celebrated its 68th Republic Day, the nation's military prowess, its state-of-the-art defence platforms and its diverse cultural and social traditions were showcased on the Capital's Rajpath.


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Jallikattu returns in Tamil Nadu today thanks to govt ordinance

Bull-taming festival 'Jallikattu' is set to return in Tamil Nadu today after state government issued an executive order or ordinance yesterday which will allow Jallikattu to be held in the state. However, protesters in Alanganallur village in Madurai continue to remain adamant to not allow the festival to take place till a permanent solution is found.


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32 killed, over 50 injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express

At least 32 people were killed and more than 50 injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district, officials said today. The incident took place around 11.30 pm on Saturday when the train was going from Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) to Odisha capital Bhubaneswar.


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Ambika Chaudhary, SP leader close to Mulayam, joins BSP, slams Akhilesh

In a big setback to Samajwadi Party, Mulayam Singh Yadav's aide Ambika Chaudhary on Saturday joined Mayawati's BSP, saying he was saddened by the way the SP patriarch was treated by his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.


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UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav releases list Of 191 Samajwadi Party candidates,

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday released a list Of 191 Samajwadi Party candidates for upcoming Assembly elections. While estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav made the first list, several other close associates of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav were left out.


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Tamil Nadu to bring executive order to bypass SC ban on Jallikattu

Chennai: Chief Minister O Pannerselvam said on Friday morning that Jallikattu, the ancient bull-taming festival, will be back in amil Nadu in a few days through an ordinance or executive order that he has sent for the President's approval.


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UP: 14, including 13 schoolchildren, killed as school bus, truck collide in Etah

At least 14 people, including 13 schoolchildren, were killed and many others injured when a bus collided with a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Etah today. The driver of the bus was also killed in the accident.


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Jallikattu protests rage in Tamil Nadu, thousands gather at Marina beach;

Amid raging protests, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to urge him to pass an ordinance on Jallikattu.


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UP elections 2017: SP-Congress alliance confirmed, deal 'in next 2 days'

Now that it has been decided who owns the 'cycle' symbol of the Samajwadi Party in favour of uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav, he is moving on to the next order of business ahead of the elections in the state next month, which is finalizing the alliance that he believes will help him counter rivals Mayawati and the BJP.


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Patna boat tragedy: Death toll rises to 24; PM, Nitish announce ex-gratia

With the recovery of four more bodies, the death toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga in Patna climbed to 24 today while Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ordered a high-level inquiry and directed strict action against those responsible for any lapses.


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Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress, BJP says 'worst decision' of his life

Ending all suspense, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu finally joined Congress on Sunday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that this would not make much of a difference in poll-bound Punjab as the nation backs the ruling dispensation at the Centre which believes in 'sabka saath, sabka vikas'.


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Jawan says food terrible, BSF says he's alcoholic as govt initiates inquiry

A little after a BSF jawan, deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, alleged that troops are served poor quality food, the BSF released a statement accusing the soldier of being an "alcoholic and a habitual offender".


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Assembly election dates for five states announced, complete schedule

The Election Commission today announced the dates and phases of elections for 5 states - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa. Assembly elections for Uttar Pradesh will be held in 7 phases starting Feb 11.


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Lucknow: PM Modi takes aim at Rahul Gandhi, BSP and Samajwadi Party

Addressing a massive Parivartan Rally in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party are too preoccupied with their own problems to take care of the state.


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Two dead, 43 injured after Sealdah-Ajmer express derails near Kanpur

Kanpur: At least two people were killed and 43 injured when 15 coaches of the Sealdah-Ajmer express train derailed near Rura railway station in Kanpur dehat district on Wednesday morning. The mishap occurred at about 5:20am near Rura railway station, 50km from Kanpur, the ministry of railways said in a tweet.


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Najeeb Jung resigns as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

In a move that has surprised everyone, Najeeb Jung on Thursday resigned as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. He submitted his resignation to the central government.


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