Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pak to Forcefully Defend its Position at ICJ, Says Official
Pakistan will forcefully defend its position in the Kulbhshan Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on June 8, National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said on Wednesday.
CBSE Results 2017: Give Grace Marks to Students This Year, Delhi HC Orders CBSE
In a major relief to students, the Delhi HC on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to continue with the moderation policy this year.
PM to Address Indian Diaspora in Israel on July 5: BJP Foreign Policy Dept Chief
CNN-News18’s Sumit Pande spoke to Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale, the Head of BJP's Foreign Policy Department. The micro-biologists who is said to have created the ‘Madison Square’ template for Modi’s foreign trips says that UPA may have kept India’s relationship with Israel under the radar due to vote bank politics.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Pens Preface for Official Biography of Modi's Mann Ki Baat
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has written the preface for ‘Mann Ki Baat - A Social Revolution on Radio’, which will be presented to the President.
CBSE Board Class 12 Results 2017: No Clarity on Result Date After HC Order
The CBSE Class 12th Board result 2017 will be declared on Wednesday and students can check their results at www.cbse.nic.in and cbse.examresults.net.
Twenty Pilgrims Die After Bus Falls into Gorge on Uttarakhand Highway
At least 20 pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh were killed on Tuesday evening when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge on Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand.
High Commissioner Abdul Basit Says No Information About India's Attack on Pak Posts
"I do not know. At this point in time there is no proposal from either side of a meeting at Astana"
Attacks Like Naushera Done Before, Video Shows New Approach: Lt Gen Hooda
Soon after Indian Army released a video of its ‘proactive action’ against Pakistan, showing targeted attacks on Pakistan’s forward posts in Naushera sector across the Line of Control, former Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General DS Hooda told News18 that the firing conveyed the right message to Pakistan.
CRPF Suspends Commandant For 'Lack of Leadership' During Sukma Attack
This was the second major attack on CRPF personnel in 2017. On March 11, twelve CRPF personnel were killed in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh after the Naxals ambushed a CRPF patrol party in the Maoist hotbed and looted their arms.Four personnel were also injured in the attack.
CBSE Class 12 Exam Results 2017 Expected on Wednesday
Around 12 lakh students appeared for CBSE Class 12 exams in 2017.
Fresh Violence in Sahranpur Kills 1, Leaves 7 Injured
Communally sensitive Saharanpur was on the boil again with fresh violence in the district claiming one more life.
Degree Row: HC Seeks Judicial Records of Smriti Irani Case
The complainant had claimed before the trial court that in her affidavit for April 2004 Lok Sabha polls, Irani had said she completed her BA in 1996 from DU (School of Correspondence), whereas in another affidavit of July 11, 2011 to contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat, she had said her highest educational qualification was B.Com Part I from the School of Correspondence, DU.
Court Asks CBI to Act Against Tytler For False Passport Information
The court noted that he has already received the renewed passport and asked the CBI to probe how he had procured it without an NOC.
Aadhar Blunder: 1000 Villagers Issued Cards With Same Birth Date
Dubey said there was speculation that the software for the cards was so designed, as to automatically allocate January 1 as the birth date of those not aware of their actual dates of birth.
Kerala Port Project Lopsided in Favour of Adani Group: CAG Report
A CAG report has found that the interest of Kerala were not protected adequately while drawing up the concession agreement in the Vizhinjam international Deep water Multipurpose sea project.
Godman Chandraswami, ‘Guru’ of PV Narsimha Rao, is Dead
Spiritual leader Chandraswami passed away here on Tuesday. He was 66.
Rising UP: Indian Muslims' Forefathers Weren't Babur or Aurangzeb, Says UP CM
The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will be at the 'Rising UP', a News18 Network event that will see the high and mighty of the state come together in the city.
Man Tied to Jeep in Kashmir Was the 'Ring Leader' of Stone Pelters: Gogoi
A day after he was honoured with a Chief of Army Staff (COAS) commendation card, Major Lithul Gogoi broke his silence on Tuesday, saying that the man tied to the bonnet was the "ring leader" of a stone pelting crowd.
As Modi's Political Stock is on The Rise, so is Ramdev's Business Empire
Two days after the election results were announced, a pair of senior BJP leaders attended a stadium event in New Delhi to thank Ramdev and his volunteers. Both had signed the pledges shown in Ramdev's video earlier in the year.
JNU to Shift Entrance Exams From May-June to December
"We are also asking the centres to tell us about the vacancies available with each teacher. Once we receive the information, it will be put on the prospectus. It is the responsibility of the centres to inform us about the vacancies," he said.
Nothing to Brag About: Abdul Basit on India’s Attack on Pak Base
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday denied the Indian Army attack on its territory in Naushera sector and said he had not received any such report from Pakistani side.
Manipur Class 12 HSE Results 2017 Declared. Check Here Manresults.nic.in
The board had notified the students about the upcoming results in the local newspapers today.
PM Modi Visit: India, Germany Look to Step up Economic, Defence Cooperation
India and Germany are set to ink a series of agreements to further deepen ties in key areas of trade, investment and energy, besides exploring ways to step up defence cooperation during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Berlin beginning Monday.
Encourage Hindi Teaching, Don't Impose it, Says HRD Advisory Panel
President Pranab Mukherjee had given his nod to there commendations of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language.
‘Human Shield’ Victim Shocked by Army’s Decision to Reward Major
The man who was tied to an Army Jeep as a human shield has expressed shock over the Army’s decision to reward the officer responsible for the act.
Modi Visit: India, Germany Look to Step up Economic, Defence Co-operation
India and Germany are set to ink a series of agreements to further deepen ties in key areas of trade, investment and energy, besides exploring ways to step up defence cooperation during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Berlin beginning Monday.
Indian Army Destroys Pakistan Posts Across Line of Control
Indian Army has recently taken ‘proactive action’ against Pakistani attempts of infiltration across the Line of Control in Naushera sector of Kashmir and damaged Pakistan Army posts in a targeted operation.
Stolen Goats of SP Legislator Sends Police Into Tizzy in MP Town
Police in Vidisha has a fresh headache of finding stolen goats of Salim for the last three days.
Want to Know Fees Collected by Delhi Pvt Schools? Wait for 1,435 RTI Replies
How many RTI replies do you expect to get when you want to know about the total fees collected by the private schools in Delhi, and how they spent this money? Anything, but not 1435.
IAF's Sukhoi-30 Fighter Jet Goes Missing Near Tezpur in Assam
Sources say the aircraft is overdue and that actions have been initiated in the case.
RBI Refuses to Disclose List of Loan Defaulters
It had also cited the provisions of Section 45-E of the RBI Act, 1934 which prohibits disclosure of credit information.
Naveen Jindal Summoned by Delhi Court in Coal Block Allocation Case
Industrialist Naveen Jindal and others were on Tuesday summoned by a special court in the capital as accused in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh after it took cognisance of a CBI chargesheet.
J&K Police to Continue Probe Against Army Officer in Human Shield Case
Despite the officer being awarded by the Army, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that investigations will continue into the circumstances that led the major to tie a man to his jeep as a human shield against stone-pelters.
Army to Assist in Disposal of Old Currency Notes
After assisting the government in printing and transporting new currency notes, the army will now help with the disposal of old notes that went back to the banks after demonetisation.
HC Hears Plea on CBSE Moderation Policy, the Board to Respond Today
The court, while hearing the plea on Monday, asked the education authority why the policy couldn’t be implemented from next year since the results for this year were to be announced soon.
Delhi HC Junks Plea Demanding FIR against Judges in Pul Suicide Note Case
Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva of the Delhi High Court on Tuesday junked a plea by the National Lawyers Campaign for Judicial Transparency and others demanding CBI or the police to register an FIR and investigate into the allegations against members of the judiciary in the Kalikho Pul suicide note.
Indian Mission in UK Sets up Response Unit After Manchester Arena Attack
The Indian High Commission in London on Tuesday set up a response unit and activated more helplines to assist any Indian nationals caught up in the Manchester terror attack that claimed 22 lives.
Pakistan Asks ICJ For Early Hearing in Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Report
Pakistan has approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) seeking an early hearing in the Kulbhushan Jadhav Case, a media report said on Tuesday.
Money Laundering Case: ED Arrests CA Linked to Lalu's Daughter
The CA, Rajesh Agarwal, has been arrested under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and will be produced in court on Tuesday.
PM Modi Pushes For Asia-Africa Growth Corridor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pushed for an "Asia-Africa growth corridor" supported by Japan and India -- a pitch coming days after China's ambitious OBOR (One Belt, One Road) initiative taking off.
RJD Leader Prabhunath Singh Awarded Life Sentence in 22-yr-old Murder Case
Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and four-time MP Prabhunath Singh was sentenced to life by a Hazaribagh court, which found him guilty for murder of the then MLA Ashok Singh in 1995.
Latest Data Shows India, China Making Big Strides in Reducing Carbon Emissions
Global media have highlighted the development and commented that the mantle of leadership seems to be passing to the two Asian countries and that the USA appears to be lagging behind.
CBSE's Scrapping of Moderation Policy Irresponsible: Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Monday termed as "unfair and irresponsible" the CBSE's decision to scrap its moderation policy under which grace marks are given to students in exams for difficult questions and asked why it cannot be implemented from next year.
Soon, Aadhaar to be Mandatory For School Exam in Uttar Pradesh
The UP Board of Secondary Education has made it compulsory for candidates to enter their Aadhaar number while filling out their examination form for Board exams.
Wedding Turns Violent After Clash Over Music; 3 Injured
A wedding in Saharanpur turned ghastly after two groups clashed over the music played by the DJ, which left three persons injured, the police said on Tuesday.
Two Andhra Tribal Girls Gang Raped, Villagers Seek to Cover up
Two tribal girls were gang raped by eight men in a village in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district and village elders tried to hush up the crime by directing the culprits to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to the victims.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns UK blast
An explosion occurred at a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in the Manchester city which is being treated as a terrorist incident.
Meghalaya Board Results 2017 Declared, Check Your Grades at mbose.in
The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) will declare the Results of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) Examination, 2017 (Arts) Stream on Tuesday at 10 am.
Yogi Adityanath, Akhilesh Yadav to Star at News18 Show in Lucknow
The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will share the stage with his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav at 'Rising UP', a News18 Network event that will see the high and mighty of the state come together in Lucknow on Tuesday.
Haryana Board Releases Incorrect Merit List For Class X Exam, Rectifies Later
In an embarrassing gaffe, the Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) on Monday released an incorrect merit list for the class X examination conducted by it, which it had to rectified later.
Environment Ministry Acknowledges 'Rise' in Deaths Due to Air Pollution
An environment ministry draft note has acknowledged a "rise" in the number of deaths due to air pollution in the country, which contradicts its long-standing position on the "absence" of credible data to link morbidity to pollution.
A First: CBI Chargesheet in an Alleged Case of 'Love Jihad'
In what could be the first chargesheet in a case of alleged ‘Love Jihad’, Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet in the case involving national-level shooter Tara Shahdeo.
EVM Challenge And Presidential Poll Delay Rajya Sabha Elections
Even as the political parties announced the candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections for 10 seats in West Bengal, Gujarat and Goa, the Election Commission has withdrawn the notification for the polls.
Government Rolls Out Fruit-Flavoured TB Tablets For Children
Finally, children suffering from tuberculosis won't have to take the bitter tablets anymore with the government replacing them with strawberry and orange-flavoured ones.
Army Officer Who Tied Man to Jeep is Honoured With COAS Commendation
Major Nitin Gogoi, the Army officer who ordered to tie up a Kashmiri man to the bonnet of his jeep to escape a stone-pelting crowd in the Valley, has been honoured by the Chief of Army Staff with a COAS commendation card on Monday, sources told CNN-News18.
NHRC Takes Note of Jharkhand Lynchings, Issues Notice to DGP
The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media reports of seven people being lynched by a mob suspecting them to be child kidnappers in Jharkhand.
Amid India's Concerns Over OBOR, Pak Seafood Reaches China Via New Route
Even before India could voice its concerns around the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative by China, a part of the new trade route between China and Pakistan has been activated with goods reaching China from Pakistan, according to reports in Chinese newspapers.
Kerala Court Sentences 'Bunty Chor' to Ten Years in Jail
A Thiruvananthapuram Additional Sessions Court (II) has sentenced the notorious criminal Devinder Singh, alias Bunty chor, to ten years of rigorous imprisonment.
Four-Day Camp for DU students in Tihar Jail
A four-day residential camp of post graduate students of social work of the Delhi University at the Tihar Prison Complex began on Monday.
UP Police Register FIR in Karnataka Cadre IAS Officer's Death
The Uttar Police on Monday registered an FIR in the mysterious death of a Karnataka cadre IAS officer in Uttar Pradesh, hours after his family met CM Yogi Adityanath and impressed upon him for a CBI probe.
MP CM Shivraj Chouhan Calls For Immediate Ban on Illegal Sand Mining
Patel, who has been side-lined from mainstream politics ever since his family’s name cropped up in the murder case of a youth in Harda, had approached NGT bench in Bhopal on Saturday.
Endosulfan-Affected in Karnataka to go on Hunger Strike For Better Compensation
People affected by endosulfan insecticides in Karnataka are planning a hunger protest on Saturday near Mangalore, demanding better rehabilitation and compensation.
AIMPLB Files ‘Advisory’ Affidavit in SC Against Instant Talaq, Activists Cry Foul
However, Flavia Agnes, a lawyer and also an intervener in the Triple Talaq case said that “this affidavit is a tricky slope, since it is advisory in nature… but reform in a community must come from within”.
Yogi Adityanath Government Planning to Introduce 'Thaali' at Rs 5 For Poor
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to introduce a "thaali" priced at just Rs 5 for the people belonging to economically weaker sections.
Bhubaneswar-Bound AI Flight Returns to Mumbai After Suspected Smoke
Air India has made available an alternative aircraft to take the stranded passengers to their destination, he said, adding that the flight is expected to take off for Bhubaneswar soon.
Welcome to Everyday Life of a Muslim in Times of Lynch Mob
I also realized that these were no longer the times when you can enter any house without double checking if your religion is welcome or not.
Left Workers, Police Clash During March to Secretariat
Left workers clashed with police during their 'march to Nabanna' (state secretariat) programme on Monday, prompting security personnel to use water cannons, batons and tear gas to disperse them.
Aircel-Maxis Graft Case: Delhi HC Seeks Marans' Reply on CBI Plea
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses from former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother and industrialist Kalanithi Maran and others on a CBI plea challenging their discharge in the Aircel-Maxis graft case.
Special CBI Court to Hear Ayodhya Case on May 24
The CBI court had earlier issued summons to six accused persons, of whom five including Ram Vilas Vedanti (59) appeared in the court and sought bail.
Triple Talaq Nothing But Cruelty to Women: Trivendra Singh Rawat
Triple talaq is inhumane, unconstitutional and a tool to exploit women and hence must go, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said.
Coal Scam Case: Ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta, 2 Others Get 2-year Jail
Besides the jail term, the court also imposed a fine of Rs one lakh each on the three convicts.
JNU-type Scholarship Divides. Our Text Books Don't Make Learners: ICSSR Chief
Kumar says Narendra Modi is the most decisive Prime Minister of India and people should appreciate decisiveness of initiatives like demonetisation, even at the cost of failure
Why Uttarakhand Govt Doesn't Want To Be Legal Parent of Entire Ganga
Uttarakhand government has written to the Centre, raising concern on officers of the state being appointed as ‘parents’ of the Ganga. The state has said that it does not have jurisdiction over pollution in other states, including West Bengal and Bihar.
PSEB 10th Results 2017 Will be Announced Today, Check Your Grades at pseb.ac.in
The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) declared the Class 10 matriculation results on Monday.
IPL 2017: Teamwork Wins You Titles, says Rohit Sharma
Individual brilliance can win a side few games but what is needed to win a tournament is team work, said Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma after his sidelifted their third Indian Premier League title, here.
Tie Arundhati Roy Instead: Paresh Rawal Wades Into 'Human Shield' Row
Bollywood actor and BJP MP Paresh Rawal has kicked up a controversy saying the army officer who allegedly used a Kashmiri as a “human shield” in the Valley should have “tied” author-activist Arundhati Roy to the jeep instead.
India Too a Victim of Terrorism, Says Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia
Addressing the Arab-Islamic-US summit in Riyadh, President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged India as a victim of terror and called for countries to fight terrorism within their borders.
TS EAMCET Results 2017 will be Declared Today, Check Your Grades at eamcet.tsche.ac.in
Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) 2017 results will be declared on Monday
Tejas Express with Coffee Machine, LED TV, WiFi Takes to Tracks Today
Sharma, who inspected the train at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai (CSTM) likened Tejas Express with an "aeroplane moving on the ground".
India's 'New Silk Road' Snub Highlights Gulf with China
China invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and six cabinet colleagues to its "new Silk Road" summit this month, even offering to rename a flagship Pakistani project running through disputed territory to persuade them to attend, a top official in Modi's ruling group and diplomats said.
Dassault Hopes to Sell More Rafale Fighter Jets to India
French planemaker Dassault Aviation SA hopes to start talks with India by the end of the year for additional sales of its Rafale fighter jet, before full negotiations in 2018, Chief Executive Eric Trappier said in Geneva on Sunday.
BSF, Punjab Police Nab Two Suspected Khalistani Terrorists
The BSF and the Punjab Police in a joint operation on Sunday claimed to have busted a terror module with links to Canada and Pakistan after arresting two suspected Khalistani terrorists.
After $2-bn Contract, Indian Navy Gives Another $630-mn Deal to Israeli Firm
State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries said it has closed another major deal worth USD 630 million with India to supply advanced long range air and missile defence systems for four ships of the Indian Navy.
Business Partner Kills Property Dealer Month After Wiping Out His Family
A 45-year-old property dealer was shot dead by his business partner over a financial dispute in outer Delhi’s Burari area, police said on Sunday, adding that the accused had also confessed to killing the victim’s family of five last month.
Justice Karnan Seeks President's Intervention in the Contempt Case
A fresh representation has been made to the President on behalf of Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing him to six-month imprisonment for contempt of court, a lawyer representing him has said.
Indian National Arrested in Pakistan for Not Carrying Travel Documents
An Indian national was arrested on Sunday in Islamabad's F-8 area for not carrying complete travel documents.
Man Washed Away in Storm Water Drain in Bengaluru
According to officials, at around 9 pm the rain water started flowing into the drain, drowning the labourer. The rescue teams were immediately deployed, but are yet to recover the body.
Calcutta HC to Hold Special Sittings During Summer Vacation
In a bid to reduce the number of cases pending before it, the Calcutta High Court will hold special sittings during the summer vacation to hear cases that were instituted prior to 2000.
NDA Govt Will Find Permanent Solution to Kashmir Issue: Rajnath Singh
Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue.
Stripped, Hair Chopped Off, Garlanded With Shoes for Stealing Food
A shocking incident took place in Prem Nagar area of Ulhasnagar township where two minor boys were stripped and paraded with garlands of slippers for allegedly stealing a food item from a sweet shop.
NSG Meet Likely Next Month, But India Again Stares at Great Wall of China
The next plenary session of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is likely to be held in Swiss capital Bern next month, but the chances of any breakthrough on India's entry into the elite group still look slim, given China's persistent opposition to it.
In Tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam, NASA Names New Species After Him
In great news for India, scientists at NASA have named a new organism discovered by them after the much-loved A P J Abdul Kalam.
Sonia, Rahul Pay Tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 26th Death Anniversary
Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary.
CPEC: It's China's Gain, Pakistan's Loss and India's Headache
The CPEC will run from the Karakoram Mountains and end at Gwadar port. The transportation networks, energy projects and special economic zones will use plenty of steel. It remains to be seen if the relations between the two nations will be as smooth as honey.
Coal Scam: Dishonest Misrepresentation Before Ex-PM, Says Court
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had no reason to presume that then Coal Secretary H C Gupta recommended a non-compliant private firm for coal block allocation in Madhya Pradesh, a special court here has said.
Mathunny Mathews, the Real-life Hero of 'Airlift', Dies in Kuwait
Indian businessman Mathunny Mathews aka Toyota Sunny died aged 81 in Kuwait on Friday after being part of the tiny emirate's fortunes and trials for over six decades.
After Amarinder, Rijiju Backs Army Office in 'Human Shield' Controversy
Speaking to CNN-News18, Rijiju said Amarinder’s demand for a medal for Major Gogoi was “encouraging”. "Forces have human rights too," Rijiju said.
Tremors Continue in Himachal Pradesh on Third Day
Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region for the third consecutive day on Sunday, triggering panic among the people.
In a First, IIT Kharagpur to Use 3D Planning to make Varanasi a 'Futuristic City'
“It would be the first 3D surface urban study and planning in India, aimed at using suburban geology for planning and hazard risk management,” said Dr Martin Smith, director science, British Geological Survey.
7 Months on, JNU Student Najeeb's Mother Searching for Him Like Day 1
Fatima was in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, and her 27-year-old son had called her from Delhi in desperation.
Has India's Judge at International Court of Justice Committed a Mistake?
Jadhav’s is perhaps the most contentious dispute between India and Pakistan at this moment, and it is likely to shape up the course of future diplomacy between the two countries.
AIADMK Factions Show Signs of Imminent Alliance with BJP
Ever since Jayalalithaa’s death in December last year, her party, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the third largest party in India’s Parliament and the ruling party in Tamil Nadu, has seen its friends turn foes and leaders turn rebels. It has also seen the fall of those expected to stay at the helm.
We do Not Support State Funding of Polls, EC Tells Parliamentary Panel
The Election Commission has told a parliamentary committee that it does not support state funding of elections but instead seeks "radical" reforms in the way funds are spent by political parties.
Coal Scam Case: CBI Seeks 7 Years Jail For Ex-coal Secretary
The CBI has urged a special court to award the maximum punishment of seven years jail term to former coal secretary H C Gupta for cheating and criminal conspiracy in allocation of a coal block to a private firm.
SC to Examine Whether NOIDA is a Corporation Under UP Law
The apex court has also refused to grant any stay on the high court direction to the I-T department and asked the banks to file their counter affidavit in four weeks.
Ballot Paper Should be Used During 2019 Elections, Says Digvijaya Singh
On a day the Election Commission offered a challenge to political parties to hack EVMs, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said the machines can be "hacked" and stressed that 2019 general elections should be fought with ballot papers.
She Should Have Gone to Cops Instead of Cutting Off His Penis: Shashi Tharoor
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said that a 23-year-old law student who chopped off the penis of a godman who had been raping her for eight years should have approached the police instead.
Going to ICJ Over Kulbhushan Jadhav Was 'Serious Mistake', Says Katju
Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has said that India may have opened “Pandora’s box” by going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the death penalty handed to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan’s military.
Cleric Offers Rs 20 Lakh to 'Garland Sharif With Kulbhushan Jadhav's Shoes'
A Muslim cleric in Kolkata has offered a reward of Rs 20 lakh to anyone who “makes a garland of Kulbhushan Jadhav's shoes and places it around the neck of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif”.
Govt Finalises Strategic Partnerships to Make Submarines, Fighter Jets
India has finalised a policy that would allow local private companies to work with foreign players to make high-tech defence equipment. The move is keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bid to cut reliance on imports.
Protest Over Lynching: Police Fire in Air, Sec 144 Imposed in Four Areas
Police fired in the air to disperse a mob that blocked roads in Mango area, demanding arrest of culprits involved in the lynching of four persons of a community at Rajnagar in Seraikela-Kharswan district on Thursday.
CBI Court Begins Day-to-day Hearing in Babri Masjid Demolition Case
A special CBI court on Saturday began day-to-day hearing in the politically sensitive Babri Masjid demolition case and granted bail to five VHP leaders named as accused in it.
Uttarakhand Landslide: Traffic Resumes on Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway
District Magistrate Ashish Joshi told PTI on Saturday that Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel worked overnight on a war footing to clear the debris after huge rocks rolled down the Hathi Pahar mountain
Hyderabad Police Arrest 76-year-old man on Harassment Charges
Police in Hyderabad on Saturday arrested a 76-year-old man on charges of harassing a girl.
Defence Ministry Finalises Policy For Larger Role of Pvt Sector
The defence ministry on Saturday broadly finalised a much-awaited policy under which select private firms will be roped in to build military platforms like submarines and fighter jets in India in partnership with foreign entities.
AAP Questions Terms and Conditions of EVM Hackathon
The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday objected to some of the terms and conditions announced by the Election Commission for the Electronic Voting Machine hacking challenge and demanded “full freedom” to open the machines for the experts to analyze how they function.
Police Constable Flees With Four Rifles in Jammu and Kashmir
Mushtaq was deployed as a guard at the Food Corporation of India (FCI) godown in Chandpora area.
Will Make West Bengal The Number 1 State in the World: Mamata Banerjee
“Bengal is a powerhouse of talent. Bengal shows the way to the world. It is the epicentre of culture, harmony and progress," said Mamata Banerjee
People think I'm 'Ravana-like Figure', But I'm Nothing Like That: IG Kalluri at IIMC
The controversial former inspector general of Maoist-hit Bastar range in Chattisgarh was speaking at the Vartaman Pariprekshya me Rashtriya Patrakarita (Mainstream Journalism in Contemporary India) session organised at IIMC.
Delhi University Announces Admission Dates, First Cut-off on June 20
All applicants seeking admission to undergraduate courses and programmes for which the admission is based on class 12 results are required to register online at ug.du.ac.in.
With an Eye on 2019 Telangana Elections, Amit Shah to Visit Hyderabad
Shah will meet booth-level committee members in Hyderabad on May 24, with over 3000 set to be in attendance.
2 Terrorists, 2 Soldiers Killed as Army Foils Infiltration Bid in Handwara
Two militants and two soldiers were killed on Saturday as the Army foiled an infiltration bid in Nowgam sector of Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir.
How West Bengal Rajya Sabha Polls are Shaping the Battle for Presidency
Two powerful regional satraps have so far firmly backed President Pranab Mukherjee for a second term in office. Both Mamata Banerjee and Nitish Kumar have been unequivocal in their support for the octogenarian leader.
Modi Government to Give Attorney General, Solicitor General Another Term
Sources have confirmed to CNN-News18 that the decks have been cleared to grant an extension to Rohatgi, whose three-year term is expiring on June 11.
Be Ready For Ops at 'Very Short Notice': IAF Chief's Letter to Officers
A range of other service related issues were also touched upon in the March 30 letter. Dhanoa asked his officers to be morally upright and mindful of their professional conduct to not tarnish the force’s image.
Be Vigilant Along China Border: Rajnath to Forces
The home minister said an inhospitable condition near the border makes patrolling extremely difficult and in spite of these odds the security forces were doing a great job.
Government May Step in if Triple Talaq Practice Not Changed: Naidu
"It is for the society to take up the issue and change the practice. Otherwise, a situation may arise where the government will have to bring in a legislation," Naidu said.
1888 Hailstorm In India Among The Deadliest Weather Events Ever
While the in-depth investigation by a WMO expert committee documented mortality records for five specific weather-related events, it did not address heat- or cold- waves, drought and floods.
'ICJ Can't Set Aside Jadhav's Sentence, Its order Silent on Consular Access'
Sartaj Aziz, the foreign affairs advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz sharif, on Saturday said that the International Court of Justice's order in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case was silent on the consular access to India.
Naval Cadet Death: Suicide Note Alleges Harassment by Seniors
The action comes after the police found a suicide note written by the deceased where he alleged harassment by the two senior cadets.
Exporters to Get Tax Refund Under GST Within 7 days: Nirmala Sitharaman
When asked about exporters' concern on rupee fluctuations, she said traders are fairly seized of this as "it is not a sudden fluctuation. Currency fluctuation has become a new normal".
Prove EVMs Can be Tampered With on June 3, EC Invites Political Parties
The Election Commission will hold the much-anticipated hackathon from June 3, giving a chance to technocrats and political parties to try and prove that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) can be tampered with.
Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pakistan Picks New Name for ICJ Battle
Pakistan's Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali will plead Pakistan's case at the International Court of Justice against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav.
ICSE, ISC Candidates Can Now Have Digital Marksheets
ICSE and ISC candidates will now be able to have digital versions of their marksheets and certificates for accessing them anytime and anywhere.
Kin of Paramilitary Jawans Who Die in Action Will Get Rs 1 Crore
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday announced that the family of each paramilitary jawan who dies in action will be given a compensation of Rs 1 crore each.
Even in Plotting to Bribe EC, Dinakaran Didn't Forget Lucky Number 5, Say Cops
Police told the court that they have the details of that phone call during which the name of an Election Commission official also cropped up.
Why Law will Protect Kerala Woman Who Chopped Off 'Rapist' Godman's Penis
Police in Kerala have not charged a 23-year-old law student who chopped off the penis of her alleged rapist, a self-styled 53-year-old godman, and rightly so. Not just the conscience, but the law of the land also protects victims of such abhorrent crimes. After all, law is about logic.
Haryana HBSE Class 10 Results 2017 Declared, Check Your Grades at bseh.org.in
The Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) will declare the Secondary School Examination or class 10 results on Saturday at 4 pm
DU Extends Deadline, Releases Helpline to Enrol More Africans
The Foreign Students' Registry (FSR) of the DU has received over 300 applications from African nationals, the university said in a statement.
When Women Punished Their 'Rapists': Six Cases from India
She took the step when he again tried to attack her on Friday night.
Narada Sting: ED Issues Fresh Summons to Narada CEO Mathew Samuel
The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons to Narada news CEO Mathew Samuel in its money laundering probe, initiated after a sting operation purportedly showed several TMC leaders, including MPs and ministers, taking money.
Missing Indian-origin Student in Cornell Found Dead
A 20-year-old Indian-origin Cornell University student was found dead here after going missing this week.
Economy Class Air Travel Set to Become Cheaper From July 1
Economy class air travel will become cheaper with tax rate fixed at 5 percent against the existing 6, under the upcoming GST regime from July 1.
Earthquake Jolts Himachal Pradesh's Chamba District
However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported.
Raped for 8 Years, Kerala Law Student Chops Off Godman's Penis; CM Backs Her
A 23-year-old law student in Kerala resorted to taking the law into her own hands on Friday night when she chopped off the penis of a 54-year-old self-styled godman who had allegedly been raping her since she was a minor.
A Minor Was Assaulted Like Nirbhaya, But Nobody is Talking About Her
In April 2013, a 5-year-old girl was gangraped by two men, who further went on to insert candles and bottles into her private parts but her family has been running pillar to post to get justice.
EVM Tampering Row: EC's Hackathon on June 3; Each Party Can Send 3 Names
The Election Commission announced the date for the much-awaited hackathon after a live demonstration of its own to prove that its Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are tamper-proof. The demonstration comes weeks after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed to have successfully hacked into an EVM when its MLA, Saurabh Bhardwaj, gave demonstration on ways to rig the voting machine at a special session of the Delhi Assembly.
Delhi Police Launch 'Bar Talk' to Create Awareness for Women Safety
The Delhi Police on Friday launched an ambitious digital 'Bar Talk' initiative aimed at creating awareness for women safety and to prevent drunken driving among the visitors of pubs, bars and restaurants in the city.
Had a Great Time at Justin Bieber's Concert: Salim Merchant
Salim said that Bieber's songs are "very innovative and loved by everyone".
Modi Ministers Visiting Northeast Must Spend At Least One Night There
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly asked his ministers visiting northeastern states to spend at least one night there to send out a message that the insurgency-hit region is safe for all.
Kulbhushan Jadhav Case is a Rare One at the International Court of Justice
Kulbhushan Jadhav's case could be one of the rare cases before the International Court of Justice, which often sees matters related to maritime and territorial dispute.
ISCE Schools to Provide Digilockers to Class X, XII Students
"The Council from now onwards in addition to providing hard copies of certificates to the candidates of ICSE and ISC examinations, shall also make available digitally signed copies of the statement of marks and pass certificates through DigiLocker," said Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive and Secretary of CICSE.
Cash Van Staffer Shot at, Rs 19 Lakh Looted in Delhi
Two robbers on Friday shot at an employee of a cash van security firm and fled with around Rs 19 lakh in Rohini.
Jaitley Warns Pakistan of Adequate Response to Ceasefire Violation
There are examples in the history where people had entered in the name of connectivity, then establish a strategic presence," he added.
Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway, 1500 Feared Stranded
He also said efforts are on to provide all facilities to 1,000-1,500 pilgrims who are at Joshimath, Karnaprayag, Pipalkoti, Govindghat and Badrinath.
CBI Probes How Two Doctors Were Part of Rio Olympics Contingent
Col RS Negi and Pawandeep Singh are radiologists and not sports medicine doctors. Sources said Col Negi has never attended any national championship.
Electoral Bonds A Retrograde Step, EC Tells Parliament Panel
Senior Commission officials, including Deputy Election Commissioners Umesh Sinha and Vijay Dev, had appeared before the committee today to speak on EVMs, paper trail machines and electoral reforms.
Day After ICJ Stayed Jadhav's Execution, Pakistan Seeks Re-hearing: Reports
A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution, Pakistan on Friday filed a fresh plea in the ICJ seeking a second hearing in the case.
Eight Lynched Over Suspicion of Child Lifting in Jharkhand
Earlier on Thursday, two people were beaten to death in Sosomoli village, while another was lynched in Shobhapur village by the locals, DIG (Kolhan region) Prabhat Kumar told PTI.
Kerala Assembly Passes Resolution Against GM Mustard
A resolution was passed in the Kerala Assembly on Friday demanding that the Centre withdraw permission for production and cultivation of Genetically Modified Mustard.
Inter-State High-Tech Sex Racket Busted in Bhopal, BJP Leader Arrested
The cyber cell of the Madhya Pradesh police have busted a sex racket and arrested nine people including a Bharatiya Janata Party office bearer here on Friday.
MLA Murder Case: Arrest Warrant Issued Against Madhya Pradesh Minister
As many as eight people were named as accused in the Jatav murder case and Arya did not figure in the list.
SC Declines to Stay Mandatory Aadhaar For Welfare Schemes
“It is appropriate if we hear all interlocutory applications together…they may involve same or similar issues,” said the bench while deferring the hearing of a plea made in a PIL filed by Shantha Sinha. Sinha is former chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
Martyr's Family on Indefinite Fast, Wants UP CM to Visit Village
Family members of Sepoy Sudhesh Kumar, who was killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir last year, today sat on an indefinite fast, demanding the chief minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Pansukha Milak village.
180 Dalit Families 'Convert' to Buddhism after Arrests of Bhim Army Activists
Around 180 families from Rupdi, Egri and Kapurpur villages of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh reportedly converted to Buddhism by immersing Hindu idols into a nearby canal.
Man's Suicide Bid Leads to Goa Bridge Collapse; Crocodiles Slow Down Rescue
Search operations resumed on Friday at the site of a bridge collapse in south Goa with the Navy saying efforts were slowed down after locals spotted crocodiles in the Sanvordem river.
Did Hurriyat Leader Geelani Receive Lashkar Funds? NIA Launches Probe
The others named in the PE are Naeem Khan, Farooq Ahmed Dar alias 'Bitta Karate' and Gazi Javed Baba of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat
Kejriwal Opposed Note Ban as it Threatened Money Laundering: Kapil Mishra
Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra on Friday claimed that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had opposed the demonetisation move as it threatened to "derail" his "money laundering" attempts.
'Our Lawyers Were Inexperienced', 'Our Case Weak': Pak Newspapers on ICJ Verdict
A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) asked Pakistan to hold off executing Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Pakistani commentators were critical of the lawyers and their legal strategy in representing the country’s case at the World Court. Here is a roundup of opinion from the top Pakistani newspapers.
SP Government Spent Rs 15 Crore to Give Rs 20 Crore Unemployment Dole: CAG
The erstwhile SP government led by Akhilesh Yadav spent over Rs 15 crore on programmes to distribute unemployment doles worth over Rs 20 crore, according to a report by the country's top audit body.
NGT Bans Open Defecation, Waste Dumping on Yamuna Floodplains
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday banned open defecation and dumping of waste on the floodplains of the Yamuna and announced an environment compensation of Rs 5,000 for those who violated the diktat.
TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay Granted Bail in Rose Valley Chit Fund Scam
The Orissa High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, arrested for his alleged involvement in the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam.
Class 12 CBSE Results: Students Anxious, But Hopeful of Low DU Cut-offs
While there has been no official declaration from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Class 12 board results are expected to be declared this week.
Window Closes Today But Pak Refuses to Reveal If Jadhav Has Filed an Appeal
The 40-day period for former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal against the death sentence handed to him by a Pakistani military court ends on Friday.
Premature for India to Celebrate ICJ Order: Sarabjit Singh's Pakistani Lawyer
Parallels have been drawn between the cases of Sarabjit Singh and Kulbhushan Jadhav, two Indians who were captured and charged with espionage in Pakistan.
Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pak Files Plea For Re-hearing at ICJ
India has scored a major diplomatic victory over Pakistan with the International Court of Justice staying the execution of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav. The UN's highest judicial body also asked Pakistan to take "all measures" to ensure that Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged espionage, is not executed till the court delivers its final verdict on the issue.
Karti Chidambaram Leaves for London, ED Books Him the Day After
The probe agency registered an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), ED's equivalent of a police FIR, against the accused named in a CBI complaint, including Karti, INX media and its directors, Peter and Indrani Mukerjea.
Delhi HC Seeks Maran Brothers' Reply on ED's Plea
The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response from former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others on an Enforcement Directorate (ED) plea against their discharge in the Aircel- Maxis case.
Coal Scam Case: Ex-Coal Secretary Gupta, Two Others Convicted
A special court in Delhi on Friday convicted former coal secretary HC Gupta, former joint secretary KS Kropha and then director KC Samaria in a coal scam case.
EC to Hold EVM Demo of Its Own, Decide on Hackathon Tomorrow
The poll panel’s demonstration comes weeks after the AAP claimed to have successfully hacked into an EVM when its MLA, Saurabh Bhardwaj, gave a point-by-point demonstration on ways to rig the voting machine
Bullet-riddled Body of Man Found in J&K's Pulwama District
The police on Friday found a bullet-riddled body of a 45-year-old man who was reportedly working for both militants and security forces in south Kashmir Pulwama district.
Woman Donates Womb to Daughter in India's 1st Uterus Transplant
A team of doctors in the city on Thursday successfully performed India's first womb (uterus) transplant on a 21-year-old woman.
Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Meet the 'Wise Men' Behind the ICJ Ruling
The ICJ verdict on Thursday staying former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution was pronounced by its head Ronny Abraham, an international human rights law expert who has served in the Court of Justice of the European Communities.
Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: India Had 4 Concerns. Here's How ICJ Responded
India scored a major diplomatic victory over Pakistan with the International Court of Justice staying the execution of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Sanitation Priority, Women Safety on Radar, Says NDMC Mayor
Sanitation, education and health would be the focus areas of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and it will work on creating a safer environment for women, the new mayor of the civic body Preeti Aggarwal said on Thursday.
Indian Detained at US Airport for Not Having Documents, Dies in Custody
A 58-year-old Indian who was detained last week for not possessing necessary immigration documents while entering the country died in custody at an Atlanta hospital
2 Days After CBI Raids at Home, Karti Chidambaram Leaves for London
"Karti is travelling as per earlier travel plans. He will return after a few days. There is no ban on his travel," his father and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram told PTI.
Tamil Nadu Class 10th Results 2017 (SSLC) Declared, Check Your Grades at tnresults.nic.in
The result of Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SCCL) or class 10 of Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) was declared on Friday at 10am.
Six-year-old Girl Battles for Life After Stepfather Rapes Her
A six-year-old girl is battling for her life at AIIMS after allegedly being raped by her stepfather in South Delhi's Saket area.
Women in Malayalam Film Industry Join Hands for Safer Working Environment
Women in Malayalam industry have joined hands to fight gender inequality, forming an organisation 'Women's Collective in Cinema'.
Two Dead, 30 Missing After Bridge Over Goa River Collapses
More than 30 persons are believed to be missing after an old bridge in Curchorem town in south Goa partially collapsed on Thursday evening.
Naval Cadet Dies in Kerala, Family Alleges Foul Play
After completing 3 years, he was allegedly caught for cheating in academic examinations and was expelled against which the cadet moved a court.
After 8 Deaths, Forest Dept Consults Doctor on Killing Elephant
Concerned over eight deaths by an elephant at Jaldapara National Forest in West Bengal, the state Forest Department officials are in consultation with a veterinary doctor whether to kill the animal or not.
Govt Clears Names of Two Delhi Ministers; File Sent to President
On Tuesday, Chief Minister Kejriwal had accused the Centre of "stalling" the Delhi government's activities by allegedly holding back files relating to the appointment of two new ministers in his Cabinet.
India's Case on Kulbhushan Jadhav Emboldened by ICJ Order: Harish Salve
Salve, who took up the case 'pro bono' (free of charge), said India had "a lot at stake" in it and that he felt a "positive energy and connect with judges" while arguing the matter in which pakistan did not seem to have the same.
GST Council Decides Tax Rates For 1,211 Items, Except Gold
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided the tax rates for 1,211 items, a majority kept at 18 percent, though the rates on gold and beedi remained undecided.
Kochi Declared Fit for FIFA U17 World Cup: LoC Boss Javier Ceppi
The Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi was today declared fit for hosting the prestigious FIFA U-17 World Cup.
After Murders in Mathura, Jewellers in UP to go on Strike
Jewellers across Uttar Pradesh will go on a strike on Friday to protest against the murders of two traders in Mathura.
Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak in Denial; India Suggests it Read Verdict
Hours after the International Court of Justice stayed the execution order of a Pakistani military court in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Pakistan Foreign Office responded by saying the ICJ had "no jurisdiction in the matters of national security".
How to Save Kulbhushan Jadhav? Drag The Case at ICJ, Say Global Law Experts
Global law experts experts on Thursday told News18 that the only way India can save Jadhav is "to stretch the case at the ICJ as long as possible."