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Facebook summons: SC cites dichotomy in Delhi house panel’s stand (Lead)

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday pointed out the dichotomy in the stand of the Delhi Assembly panel...

Left India even before case was filed against me: Mehul Choksi...

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed that PNB loan scam case accused diamentarian Mehul Choksi left India...

CBI raids 15 locations in illegal cattle trade case

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at 15 locations in Delhi, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab,...

Modi to inaugurate Atal Tunnel on Oct 3, CM reviews preparations

Shimla, Sep 23 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the strategic Atal Tunnel, earlier known as the Rohtang tunnel, on October 3...

No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

Geneva, Sep 23 | World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any...

Haryana Police stops protesting Punjab farmers with water cannons

Chandigarh, Sep 23 | Haryana Police on Wednesday used water cannons to disperse farmers from Punjab, led by two Lok Insaaf Party legislators, as...

Punjab to fill 8,393 posts of pre-primary teachers

Chandigarh, Sep 23 | The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the filling of 8,393 posts of pre-primary teachers with the aim to make government...

Doctor who risked his life to save patient is off ECMO,...

Chennai, Sep 23 | Surat-based Dr Sanket Mehta, himself a Covid-19 patient who had risked his life by removing his oxygen support to intubate...

DGCA asked to keep breath alcohol test in abeyance due to...

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Keeping in mind the elevated risk of Covid -19 virus transmission due to the order, pilots have asked the...

India successfully tests laser-guided anti-tank missile

New Delhi, Sep 23 | India has successfully tested a laser-guided anti-tank missile, primarily designed to destroy heavily-armoured military vehicles, the Defence Ministry said...

TN Minister’s PA ‘kidnapped’, released

Chennai, Sep 23 | A Personal Assistant of Tamil Nadu's Animal Husbandry Minister Udumalai K Radhakrishnan was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday but released...

BJP’s core committee meeting discusses law and order in Bengal

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls was discussed in the BJP's West Bengal core committee meeting held on...

APSRTC to operate buses at full capacity with no standees

Amaravati, Sep 23 | The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will operate its buses at full capacity from Wednesday, subject to wearing...

Youth Cong’s tractor rally in Panipat against Farm Bills

Panipat, Sep 23 | The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) took out a tractor rally in Haryana's Panipat on Wednesday to protest...

31 farmer bodies in Punjab call for lockdown

Chandigarh, Sep 23 | In a first-of-its-kind show of solidarity, 31 farmer organisations in Punjab cut across party lines on Wednesday to announce a...

BRD College to study re-infection of Covid

Gorakhpur (UP), Sep 23 | The department of microbiology at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur will now conduct a research...

Two-year extension of GST compensation cess levy likely to cover shortfall...

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The GST Council is likely to approve a two-year extension of compensation cess levy on goods and services...

Source of tar ball menace traced to Bombay High: Goa Minister

Panaji, Sep 23 | The source of tar balls -- sticky blobs generated from waste oil spilled into the sea -- which mar Goa's...

Iconic Coffee House tweaks menu to include ‘Kadha’

Lucknow, Sep 23 | The iconic Coffee House in Lucknow, whose clientele includes litterateur, politicians, playwrights and the creme de la creme of the...

RS adjourned sine die amid opposition boycott

New Delhi, Sep 23 | After the completion of its legislative business, the Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned sine die even as the...

Farmers’ delegation meets Yogi with problems

Lucknow, Sep 23 | A delegation of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), on Wednesday, met UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow to discuss...

Odisha discourages Covid-19 test after death

Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 | The Odisha government has directed hospitals not to conduct Covid-19 test of deceased patients, said an official on Wednesday.Covid-19 test...

LS to adjourn sine die, 3 Bills listed on Wednesday

New Delhi, Sep 23 | As the Lok Sabha is to adjourn sine die on Wednesday, the government has listed three Bills for the...

Heavy rain cuts off Bengal-Sikkim highway after landslides

Kolkata, Sep 23 | Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that...

Mumbai school girl aces Indo-Korean quiz contest

Mumbai, Sep 23 | A 15-year old Mumbai girl Anashruta Ganguly, has bagged the top honour at the 2nd Korea-India Friendship Quiz Contest-2020, an...

FIR against 2 UP IPS officer

Lucknow, Sep 23 | FIRs have been lodged against IPS officers Ajay Pal Sharma and Himanshu Kumar in Meerut for allegedly lobbying for...

Webley & Scott guns to be manufactured in UP

Lucknow, Sep 23 | Webley & Scott (W&S), the iconic British firearms manufacturing company, will start blazing its guns in Uttar Pradesh from November...

Opposition MPs protest in Parliament complex

New Delhi, Sep 23 | In the wake of passage of three agriculture-related Bills and other proposed legislations, lawmakers of the Congress...

China pursuing ‘Xinjiang-style’ forced labour system in Tibet

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | In a shocking revelation, it has been found out that the Chinese government is pursuing a...

Covid-19 patients may have higher risk of kidney damage: Study

New York, Sep 23 | Researchers have found that many hospitalised patients with Covid-19 may face an increased risk for kidney damage or acute...

Delhi HC talks tough to govt on lawyers’ pending dues

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The Delhi High Court has warned the government of pronouncing strict orders in case pending bills of public...

With 2,296 new cases, Telangana’s Covid tally over 1.77L

Hyderabad, Sep 23 | Telangana continued to log over 2,000 daily Covid cases as the state's tally crossed the 1.77 lakh-mark on Wednesday.With 2,296...

Tibetans in crosshairs of Xi’s assault on minorities & entrepreneurs

By Atul AnejaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | Chinese President Xi Jinping is relying on the United Front Work Department (UFWD)-a Mao-era contraption-to tighten his...

Andhra CM invites Union Jal Shakti Minister to visit Polavaram

Amaravati/New Delhi, Sep 23 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met with Union Minister...

4 killed in road accident in UP

Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 | Four persons were killed and six injured on Wednesday when the car they were travelling in rammed into...

More action in bed recommended after heart attack

Jerusalem, Sep 23 | Returning to usual levels of sexual activity within a few months after a heart attack is positively associated with long-term...

Kerala Agriculture Minister tests Covid positive

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 | Kerala State Agriculture Minister V. S Sunil Kumar on Wednesday became the third Minister to test positive for Covid-19.Kumar has...

Mumbai paralysed mid-week, clobbered with 36 cm rain (Ld)

Mumbai, Sep 23 | As Mumbai slept, heavy rains clobbered the city and surroundings all night, seriously disrupting...

Now China encroaches upon Nepal territory

By Anil GiriKathmandu, Sep 23 | After India, China is now embroiled in a fresh boundary dispute with Nepal in its remote Humla district...

Gurugram Sadar Bazar to be ‘vehicle-free zone’

Gurugram, Sep 23 | The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) are working on a plan to make...

IOB manager in TN who said ‘Hindi must for loan’, transferred

Chennai, Sep 23 | At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu allege that the Central government is imposing Hindi, a doctor...

RS passes FCRA Bill amid opposition boycott

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill sans opposition making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign...

Pak again violates LoC ceasefire at Poonch

Jammu, Sep 23 | Pakistan on Wednesday continued with its unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in...

Bengaluru violence: NIA’s special team to grill SDPI functionaries

Bengaluru, Sep 23 | Taking over the probe in the Bengaluru violence case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is all set to interrogate SDPI...

15 kids among 35 killed in Thane building

Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 23 | The overnight death toll in the building crash in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town shot up to 35 with 10 more...

As CBI knocks on ‘Life Mission’, Kerala CM announces probe

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 | Finally, after close to two months, the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala on Wednesday decided to order a Vigilance probe...

India with over 56L Covid cases, goes past 90K deaths

New Delhi, Sep 23 | India's tally on Wednesday crossed 56 lakh cases following a spike of 83,347 fresh coronavirus infections reported in 24...

Rs to adjourn sine die on Wednesday

New Delhi, Sep 23 | A week ahead of schedule, the Rajya Sabha is set to adjourn on Wednesday after the government business is...

Ex-MP Ateeq Ahmad’s Rs 30cr property demolished in Prayagraj

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 | A joint team of the Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA), district administration and police, demolished a house belonging to...

Torrential rains paralyse Mumbai

Mumbai, Sep 23 | Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic,...

Business

‘Immediate restart of mining crucial to save Goa’s economy’

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Immediate resumption of Goa's mining industry is crucial now to save the state's economy and revive the livelihood of...