- UP can be heading for mini-poll soon(14:28)
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh could well be heading towards a mini election in the coming months if the results go the BJP way. A total of 13 legislators are seeking an entry into the Lok Sabha this time and if these candidates win, bye-elections are sure to be held in their constituencies.
- Saffron noose tightening around Kamal Nath, probe into land deals worth in crores(15:54)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath seems to be in for big trouble. After IT raids on his aides last month, the BJP in Uttar Pradesh is initiating a probe against renowned IMT Institute run by the Congress stalwarts family. Recently his nephew Ratul Puri, was also interrogated in the VVIP chopper scam by ED.
- ED Director warns action against officers interacting with media(26 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In wake of leaks of information about ongoing investigations, Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra on Tuesday ordered a bar on any "unauthorized officers" from interacting with the media and warned of action for any violation.
- EC meeting Wednesday on opposition's concern on EVMs: Congress(17:58)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and use of VVPATs, the Congress said.
- Arunachal Pradesh MLA killed in militant ambush (Lead)(17:36)
Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) At least seven persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an attack by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said.
- BCCI, state officials bemused as CoA announce election dates(17:26)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have its election on October 22 as per the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai. The CoA chief further mentioned on Tuesday that the elections of the state associations are to be completed by September 14. This has surprised the board officials as well as state association officials.
- Handling pressure at World Cup most important: Kohli(16:56)
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has said handling pressure at the World Cup will be the most important thing and the team will have to play every game with the same intensity as competition is going to be tough.
- Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat with heroin worth Rs 6 bn(16:50)
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) In a major operation on the high seas, the Indian Coast Guard on early Tuesday seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore in the international market, an official said.
- Millions of Instagram users' data leaked, company probing(16:24)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) After Facebook that is battling several data breaches, its photo-sharing service Instagram saw itself in trouble after personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers were allegedly exposed on its platform in a massive database that was traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox.
- Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders(16:06)
Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator Roashan Baig for allegedly criticising the party's state unit leaders ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results on Thursday, an official said.
- Saradha case: SC rejects Rajeev Kumar's plea(15:54)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking setting up of a special bench to hear extension of his interim protection from arrest in the Saradha scam.
- Technical snag hits Metro's Yellow Line, normal services resume (2nd Lead)(15:52)
Gurugram, May 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters faced immense inconvenience during the morning rush hours on Tuesday and many had to be evacuated from stuck trains as the Delhi Metro services on the Yellow Line between Haryana's Huda City and Samaypur Badli in Delhi were stalled for over two hours due to a major technical snag.
- Ramji-Gregory, men behind MSD's fit avatar(15:50)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) He might be one of the senior-most members in this Indian team that heads to the 2019 World Cup on Wednesday, but M.S. Dhoni is undoubtedly one of the fittest in the team. In fact, the former India skipper beating Hardik Pandya in a 100-m dash in December 2017 is a video that is still etched in every cricket fan's mind. And at 37, he is only getting leaner and fitter.
- Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern on EVM tampering reports(15:42)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed concern over reports of alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said the onus of ensuring institutional integrity lay with the Election Commission of India (ECI).