• Nitish stays away as opposition parties meet on presidential candidate

    Major opposition parties, led by the Congress, came together on a common platform and decided to contest the upcoming presidential election if the government does not come up with a consensus candidate — but the absence of Bihar Chief Minister […]

    Nitish stays away as opposition parties meet on presidential candidate
  • Lightning strike kills six people in Bengal

    Six people were killed in lightning in three West Bengal districts on Friday evening as a thunderstorm swept across the state’s north-western part triggering rain, police said. While three people lost their lives in Purulia district, two others were killed […]

    Lightning strike kills six people in Bengal
  • Government will not go back on its promise on black money: Modi

    Marking the third anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed not to go back on the government’s fight against black money and said he was ready to pay any price for that campaign. “The first decision of our […]

    Government will not go back on its promise on black money: Modi
  • Modi targets Congress for ‘delay’ in bridge construction, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

    Inaugurating the longest 9.15 km bridge over a river in Assam here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a veiled attack on the previous Congress-led UPA government, accusing it of delaying its construction even as he named the bridge after legendary […]

    Modi targets Congress for ‘delay’ in bridge construction, names it after Bhupen Hazarika
  • Modi releases book on Tata Memorial Centre

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre here, an official said. Addressing the doctors and students Tata Memorial Centre via video conferencing from his residence, Modi hailed the invaluable contribution of Tata family […]

    Modi releases book on Tata Memorial Centre
  • Kejriwal tours Delhi villages, discusses land pooling with farmers

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal evening toured several villages in outer Delhi and discussed the government’s land pooling scheme with farmers. “Land pooling will develop and urbanise Delhi’s villages and it will bring lakhs of jobs and employment,” Kejriwal told […]

    Kejriwal tours Delhi villages, discusses land pooling with farmers
  • Modi government in celebratory mode but concern over Hindutva outfits

    Stepping into its fourth year in power, the Narendra Modi government is in a celebratory mood after the BJP’s stupendous electoral success in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, a modest pick-up in the economy and the imminent roll-out of the Goods […]

    Modi government in celebratory mode but concern over Hindutva outfits
  • Presidential election: Nitish to skip Sonia’s luncheon meet

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will skip the opposition parties meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the Presidential elections, a party leader said. “Nitish Kumarji would not be attending the meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhiji,” Rajya Sabha MP […]

    Presidential election: Nitish to skip Sonia’s luncheon meet
  • Maharastra CM Fadnavis narrowly escapes as chopper crash lands

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his team had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed here noon. Fadnavis himself tweeted on the crash, saying they were safe and there were no casualties.

    Maharastra CM Fadnavis narrowly escapes as chopper crash lands
  • Watch out against inciting statements, UP CM urges people

    Under attack from the opposition for caste clashes in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath appealed to the state’s people not to pay heed to statements aimed at inciting them. “Some forces are out to create disturbances in […]

    Watch out against inciting statements, UP CM urges people

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CBI probing role of IAS officials in illegal mining

CBI probing role of IAS officials in illegal mining

May 27, 2017 at 4:35 pm

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expediting its probe in the illegal mining cases in Uttar Pradesh, with several senior IAS officials being questioned. The probe...

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Airbus starts building helicopter plant in China

Airbus starts building helicopter plant in China

May 27, 2017 at 4:52 pm

Airbus Group’s helicopter manufacturing arm began construction of its first assembly line for commercial aircraft in China. The plant, located in Qingdao city in Shandong...

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My dream is to be in world cinema: Radhika Apte

My dream is to be in world cinema: Radhika Apte

May 27, 2017 at 4:14 pm

Not just Hollywood or the British film industry, actress Radhika Apte says her dream is to be a part of world cinema. “I would love to work in Hollywood. My whole dream...

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UK opposition to launch plan to woo football fans

UK opposition to launch plan to woo football fans

May 27, 2017 at 4:46 pm

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is using FA Cup Final day on Saturday to launch a plan to woo football fans with a “flexible ticket” to help more people attend...

Technology »

Google refuses to share salary data with US government

Google refuses to share salary data with US government

May 27, 2017 at 3:39 pm

Google has refused to share salary information requested by the US Labour Department, saying that it would cost too much to retrieve the data. According to a report in ReCode...

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Former US NSA Brzezinski dies at 89

Former US NSA Brzezinski dies at 89

May 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to former US President Jimmy Carter, has died. He was 89. “My father passed away peacefully tonight ,” Xinhua news...