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AIMPLB seeks law against blasphemy, opposes Uniform Civil Code

Lucknow, Nov 22 | The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has sought new legislation against blasphemy and has expressed concerns over "increasing...

Maha woman forest guard killed in tigress attack (Ld)

Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov 20 | In a tragic incident, a woman Forest Guard was pounced upon and killed by...

Kashmir: After selling illusions, Pak sells drugs to youth

New Delhi/Srinagar, Nov 17 | Narco-terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir is emerging as a big challenge for the security agencies and the common people....

TN: College students forcibly given TCs citing low online attendance

Chennai, Nov 16 | Several colleges in rural districts of Tamil Nadu are forcibly giving transfer certificates (TC) to students citing low online attendance.Most...

The birth of Sufism in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 13 | Sufism, or Tasawwuf, is an ideological belief system of the Islam mysticism that took off in the 7th century...

No nation can be built without rule of law: Ajit Doval

Hyderabad, Nov 12 | National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said that no nation can be built where rule...

BJP’s ‘Kamal Nauka Yatra’ to connect with Nishads

Lucknow, Nov 11 | In a fresh attempt to woo the Nishad community, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is depending on...

Nagaland, other NE states should contribute to nation building, says S.C....

BY NIRENDRA DEVPrime Minister Narendra Modi's keenness to take a 'decision' is always an advantage and the final solution to the Naga political...

Akhilesh stirs controversy with Jinnah remarks

Lucknow, Nov 1 | Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav has stirred major controversy by glorifying Muhammad Ali Jinnah at a party rally in...

Bizarre protest by voters in Huzurabad ahead of bypoll

Hyderabad, Oct 28 | Two days before the polling, Telangana's Huzurabad Assembly constituency on Thursday witnessed bizarre protests by a section of voters after...

K’taka puts on hold survey of churches

Bengaluru, Oct 28 | The Karnataka government has put on hold a proposal to survey official, unofficial churches and Bible societies and is waiting...

French companies mull ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan

New Delhi, Oct 27 | French investors have voiced a deep interest in building ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan, finding the region ideal for...

Former West Bengal CS moves High Court against CAT decision

Kolkata Oct 26 | The battle between the Centre and former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay took another turn after he moved the...

New Akhara Parishad chief announces support to BJP, irks many

Prayagraj, Oct 26 | The newly elected president of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), Mahant Ravindra Puri of Niranjani Akhara, has announced that...

Chandrababu’s son Nara Lokesh booked for ‘attempt to murder’

Amaravati, Oct 20 | Andhra Pradesh Police on Wednesday lodged an attempt to murder case against Telugu Desam Party (TDP) General Secretary Nara Lokesh...

Kashmir civilian killings, a subtle terror message

Srinagar, Oct 19 | The selective targeting of civilians by the terrorists in recent days in Kashmir has all the telltale evidence of a...

Delhi’s air quality deteriorates to ‘poor’

New Delhi, Oct 16 | The national capital's air quality on Saturday touched the 'poor' category mark with its Air Quality Index crossing 300,...

How Facebook ads exploit specific user via ‘nanotargeting’

New Delhi, Oct 16 | As governments aim to break the Big Tech and tighten control over social media platforms regarding data privacy of...

TN Police on alert after fly-by night operators dupe people

Chennai, Oct 14 | Tamil Nadu Police is on high alert after several cases of cheating gullible people of their hard-earned money were reported...

Bitcoin could cause the next financial crash

New Delhi, Oct 14 | Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could cause the next financial crash, according to a top Bank of England official, Daily...

7 UP Districts excel in Niti Aayog ranking

Lucknow, Oct 13 | As many as 7 districts of Uttar Pradesh have found a place in the top 10 best-performing aspirational districts in...

All is not well in Kerala unit of BJP

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 | Trouble seems to be brewing in the Kerala unit of the BJP, ever since there was a rejig in...

One more arrested in Lakhimpur Kheri case

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 12 | The Lakhimpur Kheri police have arrested Shekhar Bharti, the driver of Ankit Das, whose vehicle was in...

Tomato prices shoot up from Rs 10 to Rs 60 in...

Bengaluru, Oct 9 | The retail price of tomatoes has shot up in various districts of Karnataka especillay in Bengaluru after supply crunch due...

Sikh mourners seek death for killers of civilians in Srinagar (Ld)

Srinagar, Oct 8 | Scores of wailing and weeping family members and others belonging to the Sikh community on Friday carried out...

Over 40% rise in rapes in Gujarat from 2016 to 2019,...

Gandhinagar, Oct 7 | In a shocking revelation in the data submitted in the Gujarat state assembly, the state government has revealed that there...

Shivpal gives up on Akhilesh, says ready for battle

Lucknow, Oct 7 | Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) Chief Shivpal Singh Yadav has finally given up on his estranged nephew and Samajwadi Party...

Living inside a wildlife sanctuary, this community marries conservation and co-existence...

By Amarpal Singh VermaAbohar, Oct 4 (IANS/ 101Reporters) An unobservant traveller, driving from Rajasthan and entering Punjab through the city of...

UP Police ADG assures strict action against Lakhimpur rioters

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Oct 4 | Nearly 24 hours after the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, the police administration and the...

Living inside a wildlife sanctuary, this community marries conservation and co-existence

By Amarpal Singh VermaAbohar, Oct 4 (IANS/ 101Reporters) An unobservant traveller, driving from Rajasthan and entering Punjab through the city of...

Lakhimpur Kheri violence is conspiracy hatched by foreign forces: BJP MP

New Delhi, Oct 4 | Expressing sympathy with the families of the farmers killed during a protest in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, the...

SAD delegation to visit Lakhimpur Kheri, says Sukhbir

Chandigarh, Oct 4 | Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said that a high-level delegation led by senior leader Prem...

Delhi Police divert traffic to Ghaziabad as NH 24, 9 barricaded

New Delhi, Oct 4 | The Ghaziabad Police have barricaded National Highway 24 and National Highway 9 following which the Delhi Traffic Police were...

Monumental national flag unfurled in Leh

Srinagar, Oct 2 | Army's Fire and Fury Corps organised a historic event on Saturday at Leh Garrison, where a monumental national...

Shivpal gives ultimatum to Akhilesh after meeting Rajbhar, Owaisi

Lucknow, Sep 30 | Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Yadav on Thursday gave an ultimatum till October 11 to Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party...

Commonwealth award for Indian to invent low-cost housing for quarantine

New Delhi, Sep 30 | Emerging Indian innovator Kaif Ali, 20, is one of the 15 winners this year of the prestigious Secretary-General's Commonwealth...

This community-led bank in UP helps villagers keep moneylenders at bay

Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (101Reporters/IANS) In the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by the dense Katarniya Ghat forest, lies the small village...

CBI gets 5-day remand of Anand Giri, 2 others

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 | The CJM court on Monday accepted the CBI's application for remand of Anand Giri, priest Aadya Prasad and...

Centre stopping Mamata’s visit to Rome triggers controversy

Kolkata, Sep 25 | Hours after the union ministry of external affairs disallowed Mamata Banerjee to go to Rome to attend a programme organised...

As mountain springs dry up, Uttarkashi women revive traditional chal-khals

Uttarkashi, Sep 25 (101Reporters/IANS) Over the last decade, it has become increasingly hard for Sartama Devi to source water around...

Delhi Police ‘determined’ to take action against organised crime: Commissioner Asthana

By Ujwal JalaliNew Delhi, Sep 24 | Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Friday asserted that the force is determined to act against any...

2 in Bihar secure bail on willing to feed 5 Dalit...

Patna, Sep 24 | A district court in Bihar's Madhubani agreed to a bail plea of two extortionists and attempt to murder undertrials on...

Rajasthan’s sacred groves under threat from rampant green development

By Mukesh MathraniBarmer, Sep 24 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In 2002, villagers from around 10 villages in Rajasthans Barmer district were successful in...

‘Shoddy haircut’: Consumer panel orders ITC Maurya to pay Rs 2...

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has awarded a whopping Rs 2 crore compensation to a woman whose dream...

Thousands of shoe workers lose jobs after 35 units close in...

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, Sep 23 | Around five thousand trained shoe workers of Agra are now without work as over 35 leather shoe...

Niranjani Akhara rejects Mahant’s suicide theory

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 | The Niranjani Akhara, of which Mahant Narendra Giri was the chief, has outrightly rejected the suicide note of...

Congress tussles: ‘After changes in Punjab, next will be Rajasthan’

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Sep 22 | After the dethroning of Captain Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM, next will be the turn of Rajasthan to...

Mother, paramour sentenced to death for killing child

Kolkata, Sep 21 | After a trial lasting five years the Purulia district and session court awarded the death sentence to Mangala, the mother...

Trudeau in tight race after timing of Canada elections draws scrutiny

New Delhi, Sep 17 | Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now in a tight race against Conservative Leader Erin OToole in the final...

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple facing financial difficulty, SC told

New Delhi, Sep 17 | The Administrative Committee of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple on Friday informed the Supreme Court that the temple is facing...

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Ops restricted at Delhi’s IGI airport on Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Operational restrictions will be imposed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), as part of security arrangement ahead of...