- Another Rahul appointee joins list of Congress deserters(16:12)
By Saiyed Moziz Imam
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Jharkhand Congress chief Dr Ajoy Kumar, once a Rahul Gandhi protege, has quit the grand old party over his differences with the party leaders in the state. He joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday.
- We turned challenges into opportunities: Yogi(13:38)
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) On the completion of 30 months in office, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Thursday said that "in two and a half years, we have turned challenges into opportunities".
- New Jersey Governor 'sells' his state to India Inc.(12:58)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US later this week, New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy on Thursday made a passionate appeal here to Indian businesses for making investments in his state.
- U'khand Police search for sex-racket kingpins in Delhi(09:44)
By Sanjeev Kumar Singh Chauhan
Dehradun, Sep 19 (IANS) The Uttarakhand Police have extended their nets up to the national capital in its search for 'white-collared" kingpins of a high profile sex racket that was busted in the hill state.
- 29 booked for mid day meal scam in UP(09:32)
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Nearly 29 persons have been booked for a massive scam in the mid day meal (MDM) scheme in three districts of Uttar Pradesh -- Rae Bareli, Kannauj and Pratapgarh -- where food grain meant for school children was being sold in the open market.
- Mamata sends Modi sweets as CBI hunts for Rajeev Kumar(15:16)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The political circuit has been set abuzz with speculation about the real reason for Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's meeting here with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled for Wednesday at a time when the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is trying to locate the former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to question him in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.
- UP to upgrade secondary school exam system with AI-Bots(14:48)
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to use Artificial Intelligence AI-bots to upgrade the examination system for secondary school education and make education free from corruption and negligence.
- UP BJP MLA makes derogatory remark on Nehru(14:28)
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 18 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vikram Singh Saini, who represents the Khatauli assembly seat, has made an outrageous statement on India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, calling him "aiyaash" (immoral or philanderer).
- Azad, Patel, Karti meet Chidambaram in Tihar(12:42)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel went to meet former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who is currently lodged in the Tihar Jail here for his involvement in the INX Media case, sources said.
- Samsung launches 2 new Galaxy M smartphones(12:24)
Gurugram, Sep 18 (IANS) Targeting millennials and the Gen Z population ahead of the Dussehra and Diwali shopping spree, Samsung on Wednesday launched two new Galaxy M smartphones - Galaxy M30s and M10s.
- Sponsored events abroad don't bring investors: Priyanka on Howdy Modi(11:16)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday indirectly hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diaspora outreach event 'Howdy, Modi!' in Houston, Texas on Sunday, saying that the ongoing slowdown was a speed breaker in his government's claims of working towards making India a $5 trillion economy.
- Usha Uthup, Trincas reunite on a nostalgic journey(09:50)
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Come September 27, and it will be yesterday once more in Kolkata's fashionable Park Street as a legendary singer will return to an iconic stage for live performance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her first performance at the fine dining hub.
- India-US ties in very good health: Jaishankar(22:20)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US and his meeting with President Donald Trump during which trade issues are set to figure, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said that bilateral ties are in "very good health".
- 'Attacks on minorities, forcible conversions pervasive in Pak'(21:02)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) With Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan raging about the condition of Muslims in India under a "Hindu supremacist" Modi government, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday took potshots at the neighbouring country's own dwindling number of minorities and the attacks on Hindu temples and forcible conversion of Hindu women.
- Pak behaviour is an aberration: Jaishankar(18:28)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said that Pakistan only offers nice words on fighting cross border terrorism, but does nothing in terms of dismantling the terror network.
- Urmila quashes rumours of joining Shiv Sena(15:42)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Former Mumbai Congress leader and Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday dismissed all political speculation that she will be joining the Shiv Sena, ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
- Congress demands CAG audit into KIFBI and Kannur airport(14:50)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) The Congress party in Kerala has approached the Governor Arif Mohammed Khan seeking his intervention to ensure that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's audit takes place in two state-run organisations.
- WB court to hear Rajiv Kumar's anticipatory bail plea (Lead)(12:54)
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A district sessions court on Tuesday admitted the anticipatory bail plea filed by senior IPS officer and former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who has been under the CBI scanner in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam.
- Happy birthday, Thalaiva! Tweeple wishes 'youth icon' Modi(12:24)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Twitterati on Tuesday celebrated the 69th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their own style, some praying for his good health and praising his exemplary leadership skills, others dedicating songs, creating memes and GIFs and sharing his memorable photos and videos.