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Kamala Mills Fire tragedy: Mojo's Bistro owner arrested for culpable homicide
A day after the Mumbai fire brigade report revealed that the fire started from the high-eng-pub, one of the owners of the Mojo's Bistro pub, in connection with the deadly fire at the Kamala Mills compound here on December 29, which [...]
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Mevani not responsible, find out real culprits, says Athawale
Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said the Gujarat MLA was not responsible for the violence at Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district on January 1. Speaking to reporters here after meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Athawale, a prominent Dalit [...]
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Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over easy availability of Aadhaar cards
Kolkata, Jan 5: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over reports that Aadhaar cards were easily available from fictitious agencies and asked the people to be more alert to prevent theft of data and violation of privacy. [...]
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Plea by woman claiming to be Jaya's daughter: HC directs TN govt to file counter
Chennai, Jan 5: The Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu government to file its counter on the maintainability of a petition by a woman claiming to be the biological daughter of late chief minister Jayalalithaa and seeking a DNA test [...]
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Mumbai's Kamala Mills case: Probe reveals fire began due to hookah charcoal at Mojo's Bistro
A week after the deadly fire at a pub in Mumbai left 14 people dead, the preliminary investigation report conducted by the Mumbai fire brigade revealed that the blaze started from a hookah at Mojo's Bistro and then spread to 1Above. [...]
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Fodder scam case: Court to decide fate of Lalu Prasad Yadav today
The special CBI court in Ranchi will pronounce the quantum of sentence for Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and 15 other convicts in a fodder scam case on Saturday. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief's lawyer Chittaranjan Sinha said that the [...]
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Analyse the effect of firecracker ban in Delhi-NCR: SC tells Pollution Control Board
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to analyse the effects of the ban on firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region which the apex court had imposed in October last year. The apex court will hear the [...]
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Economy on a roll? Boost to market as Sensex, Nifty hit new record high
Mumbai, Jan 5: The beginning of 2018 has brought cheers to the market as Sensex and Nifty on Friday touched a new record. The BSE Sensex soared to the life-time high of 34,175.21 and the NSE Nifty scaled the historic 10,562.80 [...]
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Haj House in Lucknow painted saffron, Yogi govt draws flak
The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has drawn flak from the opposition for painting the Haj House in Lucknow saffron. The Haj House, which is used as a transit point by Muslims on their way to Mecca, was earlier green [...]
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We need to free ourselves of discrimination, says Mohan Bhagwat
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday stressed on the need to unify India and make it a country free of social discrimination, and asked all citizens of the country to embrace each other. Bhagwat's comments came at [...]
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Positive impact of growth measures to be seen in long term, says Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday assured that the positive impact of the economic measures being taken by the government would be seen in medium to long term. The minister, in a debate 'short-term discussion on the state of [...]
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Cold wave: Schools in Lucknow to remain shut till Jan 7
Lucknow administration has ordered for schools to be shut. Schools will remain closed until January 7 and the classes will begin from January 8. However, the classes will start at 10 am rather than the usual school timings. The [...]
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Karnataka CM condemns murder of Bajrang Dal activist, warns state against 'communal propaganda'
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday condemned the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist in Suratkal town near Mangaluru. The chief minister congratulated Mangalore City Police for swiftly solving the case and warned general public against communal propoganda. "I [...]
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After PM Modi, Piyush Goyal is the most 'liked' leader on Facebook
A Facebook survey has revealed that Piyush Goyal, the Union railway minister, is the most "liked" member of the Cabinet after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A photograph of Piyush Goyal with his wife on Karva Chauth has drawn the [...]
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When Swaraj, Tharoor trade barbs over making Hindi official language at UN
New Delhi, Jan 4: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj wants Hindi to be one of the official languages spoken at the United Nations (UN). She stated that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is ready to spend a whopping Rs [...]
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Karnataka assembly elections: 547 candidates may be barred from contesting
There are over 500 candidates in Karnataka who may not be eligible to contest the upcoming Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018. The ECI is scrutinising documents pertaining at least 547 candidates who had contested the 2013 polls. It has been [...]
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No permission to Mevani, Umar Khalid's event in Mumbai
Organizers of the All India Student's Summit 2018, where JNU student leader Umar Khalid and Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani were supposed to speak, have been told that they cannot go ahead with the event in Mumbai. The event is set to [...]
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Three Indian girls trapped in human trafficking rescued from Kenya, says Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that three Indian girls who were vicitms of organised crime syndicate that indulged in trafficking of girls were rescued from Kenya. Taking to Twitter, Swaraj said,''We have rescued three Indian [...]
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Army, RSS keeps India safe after Constitution: Justice Thomas
After Constitution, it is the Army and RSS which keeps Indians safe, former judge of the Supreme Court, Justice K T Thomas said. Speaking at Kottayam at an RSS instructors' camp, Justice Thomas said that if an organisation has [...]
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Aadhaar not mandatory to book train tickets: Railways
Aadhaar is not mandatory to book train tickets, the ministry for Railways has clarified. However the ministry said it is encouraged to promote it on a voluntary basis by incentivising it. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, [...]
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Rajinikanth meets DMK Chief Karunanidhi ahead of his political entry
The Tamil movie superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday met DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi ahead of his entry into politics.  Speaking to reporters after the meet, Rajinikanth said that "He is senior most politician in the country. I respect him a [...]
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5 Winter Tips Which Will Help your Car Beat the Chill
"Winter is Coming" is a phrase almost everyone is accustomed to hearing, thanks to the ever so popular Game of Throne series, yet we never seem ready to handle the chill associated with this season. Sure, we arm ourselves with jackets [...]
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On his birthday, BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along border in Jammu
Pakistan troops on Wednesday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Samba of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, killing an Army jawan. Fifty-year-old Head Constable R P Hazra was severely wounded after Pakistani forces "sniped" from across [...]
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Bajrang dal activist hacked to death; cops arrest 4, impose prohibitory orders in Mangaluru
Prohibitory orders have been imposed in Mangaluru following the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist. In swift action, the police have arrested four people suspected of hacking a 25-year-old to death in broad daylight. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well [...]
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7 Financial Resolutions You Need to Commit to this New Year
According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MSPI), there are more than 422 million young people in India. And, at the dawn of every new year, nearly every one of these individuals make a resolution. Whatever reason they start [...]
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Protest spreads across Maharashtra, Dalit groups call for bandh
Violence that broke out over the 200th anniversary celebrations of Bhima-Koregaon battle in Pune on Monday spread across Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Tuesday. Dalit organisations have called for a day bandh on Wednesday. Activist and grandson [...]
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Bhima Koregaon Violence: Complaint against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for tension
A complaint has been submitted against Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid in Pune for allegedly making provocative statements during an event to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle. The complaint [...]
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Bhima Koregaon violence: BJP accuses Rahul of provoking caste violence for political gains
New Delhi, Jan 3: Since Monday, Maharashtra is on tenterhooks. But that has not deterred political parties from scoring brownie points by alleging each other. As usual a war of words has started between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the [...]
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