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Chetan Bhagat tweets on JNU, all Twitterati not amused

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Writer Chetan Bhagat on Sunday was trolled by netizens after he tweeted on the Jawaharlal Nehru University. One section,...

St. Stephens to offer courses on public policy

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Delhi University's St. Stephen's College has launched a special centre to conduct certificate and advanced level courses across a...

Shias demand UN trial of Trump for Iran General’s killing

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Members of the Shia Muslim community took out a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar, here...

Laxmi Nagar plagued by crumbling infrastructure

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Narrow lanes, crumbling infrastructure and irregular construction, that's how one can summarise east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar constituency.The constituency, popularly...

Pradhan seeks reservation for OBC, SEBC in jobs, education

Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 | Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday requested the Odisha government to implement Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota in government...

37% increase in disabled voters for Delhi polls

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Over 37 per cent of new voters in Persons with Disability (PwD) category have been added for the upcoming...

Congress leader see saviour in Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi, Jan 12 | In the absence of Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is taking the lead in the party affairs. She also...

Three militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Srinagar, Jan 12 | Three militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces at Gulshan pora in Tral in south Kashmir on...

Okhla Muslim ghetto lacks basic amenities (Lead)

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Okhla is a constituency which has a Muslim majority and has elected MLAs from various political parties including Janata...

Shah challenges Rahul, Mamata on CAA

Jabalpur/Bhopal, Jan 12 | Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday hit out at Congress and Trinamool Congress for "misleading" the nation on Citizenship Amendment...

Youth Cong commemorates Vivekananda birth anniversary

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The Indian Youth Congress organised a march from Mandi House to the IYC office here to commemorate the 158th...

Okhla Muslim ghetto lacks basic amenities

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Okhla is a constituency which has a Muslim majority and has elected MLAs from various political parties including Janata...

It is like coming back home: Modi on overnight stay at...

Kolkata, Jan 12 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday joined the morning prayers, interacted with saints and seers and meditated at the temple...

Maradu flats demolished 4 months after SC order

Kochi, Jan 12 | Four months after the Supreme Court ordered demolition of five apartment blocks at Maradu near here, the last of the...

Nation pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on birth anniv

New Delhi, Jan 12 | President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation on Sunday to pay tributes to one of the greatest spiritual leaders...

Yogi lauds collective power of youth

Lucknow, Jan 12 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday that the collective power of youth in the country would create...

Pradhan slams Bollywood over anti-CAA protest

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan has slammed Bollywood celebrities who have opposed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),...

12-year-old boy solemnizes ‘nikaah’ in Lucknow

Lucknow, Jan 12 | Twelve-year-old Abdul Haii Rashid Firangi Mahali created a record of sorts on Saturday when he became, probably, the youngest person...

SP leader shot dead on morning walk in UP

Mau (UP), Jan 12 | A local Samajwadi leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Sunday morning in Muhammadabad village here. The deceased Bijli...

With Iran-US tension easing, expect markets to move up

Markets were under pressure in the first half of the week and waited for Iran to come out of the period of mourning and...

Cong fact finding team wants JNU V-C dismissed

New Delhi, Jan 12 | A Congress fact finding team which visited JNU and submitted a report to the Congress President wants the JNU...

After Kolkata Port, BJP wants renaming of Victoria Memorial

New Delhi, Jan 12 | After the renaming of Kolkata port, BJP has now demanded to change the name of Victoria Memorial, the iconic...

SC ruling on Kashmir curbs shuns mechanical usage of laws

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Justice N.V. Ramana, in the recent verdict on the restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, has ruled on two...

Congressmen show black flag to Modi, shout ‘go back’

Kolkata, Jan 12 | A group of Congressmen shouted "go back Modi" and showed the black flag to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he...

Modi renames Kolkata Port after Syama Prasad Mukherjee

Kolkata, Jan 12 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday renamed Kolkata Port after Syama Prasad Mukherjee -- an Indian politician, barrister and academician,...

Sugar and emotions: The mood- food cycle

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Jan 12 (IANSlife) Sugar in small quantities is not a health risk, but we are simply eating too...

Making fashion more than just eco-friendly

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Jan 12 (IANSlife) Do you know that a simple zipper of your dress made of nylon or...

Prashant Kishor thanks Congress for stand on CAA, NRC

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Political strategist Prashant Kishor, who was the man behind Narendra Modi's successful election campaign in 2014, on Sunday supported...

India declares state mourning over Oman Sultan’s death

New Delhi, Jan 12 | India on Sunday declared a state mourning over the death of Oman's Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, who...

JNU’s tryst with Indira’s Emergency

New Delhi, Jan 12 | June 25, 1975 to March 21, 1977 was a period in India's political history that is looked down upon...

19 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

New Delhi, Jan 12 | At least 19 Delhi-bound trains were delayed on Sunday by one to five hours due to severe fog in...

When Sitaram Yechury marched from JNU to Akbar Road against Indira

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The winter of Emergency was just over. Hundreds and thousands who had mounted a resistance against the Indira Gandhi-imposed...

Indira had shut JNU. Will Modi do an Indira?

New Delhi, Jan 12 | If protest is synonymous with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), violence too has had an intrinsic relation with the...

CAA about giving rights, not taking them away: PM Modi

Belur Math (West Bengal), Jan 12 | Clearing misconceptions on amended Citizenship Act or CAA allegedly being fuelled by opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra...

Cold wave subdues in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Jan 12 | The cold wave largely subdued in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday with a steep rise in mercury...

Moderate fog on Sunday morning with mercury at 7 degrees C

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The national capital on Sunday woke up with cold atmosphere as minimum temperature was recorded 7 degrees Celsius, average...

UP to follow ‘one road, one tree concept’

Lucknow, Jan 12 | Uttar Pradesh is finally going to turn a bit aesthetic when it comes to tree plantation. The state government has...

Special puja at Magh Mela to reverse economic slowdown

Prayagraj, Jan 12 | At a time when economic experts are putting their heads together to find a way to counter the economic slowdown...

14-year-old is victim of acid attack in Lucknow

Lucknow, Jan 12 | Even as the spotlight turns on acid attack violence with the release of the controversial film 'Chhapaak' on the subject,...

Priyanka’s workshop for party men in Rae Bareli

Lucknow, Jan 12 | Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a four-day workshop for district and city presidents of the party in...

Crime soars in UP, but cops site population as excuse

Lucknow, Jan 12 | The annual report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has painted a frightening picture of crime in Uttar Pradesh.The...

Demand soars for books on Faiz Ahmad Faiz in UP

Lucknow, Jan 12 | The controversy over renowned Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz's iconic poem 'Hum dekhenge' may have caused an upheaval in the...

Modi spends night at Belur Math

Kolkata, Jan 12 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in the city on Saturday, spent the night at Belur Math - global headquarters...

Mamata calms down protesting students in Central Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan 12 | There was tension in Central Kolkata's Dharamtala area on Saturday as a large group of students protesting against Prime Minister...

Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA backs CAA

Mandsaur, Madhya Jan 11 | Even as the Congress is hitting the streets from time to time to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)...

IL&FS adds Rs 3,333 crore cash in a liquidity boost

New Delhi, Jan 11 | Moving ahead on the key objective to generate liquidity in the IL&FS Group entities, cash and cash equivalent balances...

IL&FS readies plan for recovery in international assets

New Delhi, Jan 11 | IL&FS has granted in principle approval for an alternate option to monetise international assets that have not received optimum...

CJI favours pre-litigation mediation to avoid delay in justice

Bengaluru, Jan 11 | As justice delayed is justice denied, Chief Justice of India (CJI) S.A. Bobde on Saturday favoured pre-litigation mediation in judiciary. "Pre-litigation...

5 museums to be made as per international standards: Modi

Kolkata, Jan 11 | The Centre has decided to make five iconic museums of the country as per international standards, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Modi opens light & sound show at Howrah Bridge

Kolkata, Jan 11 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated an interactive light and sound show at the iconic Howrah Bridge -- Rabindra...

Business

Sensex sheds gains in last hour sell-off, finance stocks fall (Lead)

Mumbai, Sep 18 | The Indian stock market reversed all its gains made during the day in the last hour of trade to end...