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Uddhav to visit Ayodhya on March 7

Mumbai, Feb 22 | Maharashtra Chief Minister will visit Ayodhya on March 7 to mark the completion of his hundred days in office, a...

Debate, discussion shatter conditions clouding truth: Prez

Bengaluru, Feb 22 | President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said at a conclave here that debate, discussion and scientific temper shatter the conditions...

Rajnath strongly rebukes politics of communalism

New Delhi, Feb 22 | India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday strongly disapproved politics of communalism and rejected the notion that the Modi...

Principalists lead Iran’s parliamentary elections

Tehran, Feb 22 | Principalists were leading across different constituencies in Irans 11th parliamentary elections, partial results revealed on Saturday.The initial results were published...

Veteran Left leader Bajuban Reang no more

Agartala, Feb 22 | Seven-time Lok Sabha member and veteran Left leader Bajuban Reang died here on Friday night after a protracted illness, CPI-M...

Lord Ram was the biggest socialist of his time: SP

New Delhi, Feb 22 | After Lord Hanuman hogged the limelight in the Delhi elections, the Samajwadi Party is trying hard to prove that...

Irish airline boss slammed for Muslim profiling comments

Dublin, Feb 22 | Michael O'Leary, the chief of Irish budget airline Ryanair, has been criticised for saying Muslim men should be profiled at...

Stay out of American elections: Sanders tells Russia

Washington, Feb 22 | Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has condemned Russia for its reported attempts to help his campaign, teeling it to "stay...

School bus in London asks Prince Andrew to call FBI

London, Feb 22 | A yellow American school bus is driving around London with a poster featuring Prince Andrew on the side and a...

Kejriwal, Sisodia may not accompany Melania to Delhi govt schools: Sources

New Delhi, Feb 22 | Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his former deputy Manish Sisodia may have been dropped from the list of dignitaries...

RSS leader says Fadnavis’ fate as ‘ex-CM’ for limited time

Nagpur, Feb 22 | Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) general secretary Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi has said that the tenure of Devendra Fadnavis as 'ex-chief minister...

UK to issue blue passports after decades

London, Feb 22 | Blue passports will be issued to Britons for the first time in decades from next month to mark the UKs...

IS supporter admits plotting attack on London cathedral

London, Feb 22 | A female British supporter of the Islamic State (IS) terror group has admitted to to slaughter innocent tourists in a...

Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts in US

Washington, Feb 22 | Twitter has suspended 70 accounts in the US that were posting pro-Michael Bloomberg content for allegedly violating its online policies. According...

HK airport unveils package for ailing aviation industry

Hong Kong, Feb 22 | The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) announced that it will offer HK$1.6 billion ($205 million) worth of concessions to...

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

New Delhi, Feb 22 | A Delhi court on Saturday allowed Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad for over three months. Additional Sessions Judge...

New Zealand’s Christchurch remembers 2011 earthquake victims

Christchurch, Feb 22 | Christchurch city held a grand memorial ceremony on Saturday in the memory of the 185 victims who were killed in...

Hong Kong residents hit by mask scam on Facebook

Hong Kong, Feb 22 | About 100 Hong Kong residents have fallen victim to mask scams orchestrated by a suspected organised gang on Facebook,...

PM: Holistic development not possible without gender justice

New Delhi, Feb 22 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said no country or society can claim to achieve holistic development or become...

Reduction in violence comes into effect in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 22 | A seven-day "reduction in violence" pact between the Taliban, the US and Afghan security forces came into effect on Saturday,...

Modi not to accompany Trump, Melania to Taj Mahal

New Delhi, Feb 22 | The Centre on Saturday denied US reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accompanying President Donald Trump and First...

Madras HC dismisses Puducherry CM’s writ petition

Chennai, Feb 22 | In a setback for the Congress government led by Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, the Madras High Court has dismissed the...

LGBTI community split over Buttigieg’s historic candidacy

Washington, Feb 22 | The candidacy of Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay contender to launch a major presidential campaign in the US, has...

Iran calls FATF blacklisting ‘politically-motivated’

Tehran, Feb 22 | Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that the new move by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to keep...

Trudeau calls for immediate end to rail blockades in Canada

Ottawa, Feb 22 | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for an immediate end to rail blockades against a gas pipeline project in...

Ex-Bolivian Prez slams rejection of senatorial candidacy

Buenos Aires, Feb 22 | Former Bolivian President slammed the rejection of his senatorial candidacy by his country's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) and called...

Turkey, Russia reaffirm commitment to agreements on Syria

Ankara, Feb 22 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin reaffirmed their countries' commitment to previous agreements on Syria...

US-Taliban agreement to be signed on Feb 29

Washington, Feb 22 | The US and Taliban are expected to sign an agreement on February 29, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has...

UN chief stresses local communities in decolonisation process

United Nations, Feb 22 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed that the decolonisation process should be guided by the needs of the local...

Reduction in violence will guide future peace process : Ghani

Kabul, Feb 22 | Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said that a seven-day reduction in violence promised by the Taliban will determine the...

Need efforts towards cultural renaissance: Vice President

Chennai, Feb 21 | Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for efforts towards a cultural renaissance, to promoting the country's rich cultural and...

Hoardings in Kolkata ask Sovan Chatterjee to make a comeback

Kolkata, Feb 21 | Ahead of the polls to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, hoardings appeared on Friday across the city urging former Mayor Sovan...

President Kovind in Bengaluru on 2-day visit

Bengaluru, Feb 21 | President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit, an official said."Governor Vajubhai Vala and Chief Minister...

‘Vikas’ to make a comeback in Assam polls

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Next year when Assam goes to the polls, chances are high that you won't listen to any speech by...

Get your train ticket queries answered with voice-enabled service in Hindi

New Delhi, Feb 21 | In a bid to resolve queries of railway passengers over the internet pertaining to various services offered by the...

Maha Shivratri: Massive jam on Delhi-Gurugram highway

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Commuters had a harrowing time on the Delhi-Gurugram highway on the festival of Maha Shivratri on Friday, as hundreds...

Uddhav meets Sonia, Cong says will take up NPR, CAA

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday met Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi. The meeting lasted more...

No body should fear CAA or NPR, says Uddhav after meeting...

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said no body should feel threatened by the new citizenship law (CAA)...

US, Taliban ceasefire from midnight, peace deal on Feb 29

New Delhi/Kabul, Feb 21 | A week-long "reduction in violence" pact between the Taliban, the United States and Afghan security forces will come into...

Reservations should be out of court’s jurisdiction: Paswan

By Deepak Sharma/Pramod Kumar JhaNew Delhi, Feb 21 | Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said the...

Uddhav meets PM Modi for first time since Sena-BJP split

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Amid a growing rift between the Shiv Sena and its ideologically opposite alliance partners -- Congress and the...

Pakistan’s propaganda on FATF proven false: India

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Paris, Feb 21 | India on Friday commended Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for its decision to retain Pakistan in...

BJP slams TRS’ silence over Waris Pathan, anti-India slogans

Hyderabad, Feb 21 | The BJP's Telangana unit on Friday asked Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao if he could still claim to be secular...

Mhadei dispute: K’taka celebrating too early, says Goa BJP

Panaji, Feb 21 | Karnataka may be celebrating too early following the Supreme Court's nod on Thursday to notification of the Mhadei Water Dispute...

Clamour grows for new chief, Congress says CWC to take call

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Clamour is growing within the Congress for appointment of a full time President with several leaders claiming a "leadership...

What’s Modi’s ‘Rurban’ that completed 4 years?

New Delhi, Feb 21 | This Friday is the fourth anniversary of the launch of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM). But what is...

Scant progress on reforms after Vatican’s abuse summit

Vatican City, Feb 21 | A year has passed since a historic summit in the Vatican where Bishops and Cardinals listened to victims of...

China unveils new lists of US items excluded from additional tariffs

Beijing, Feb 21 | China on Friday unveiled the first set of lists of US goods to be excluded from the second round of...

Prince Charles to meet storm Dennis flood victims

London, Feb 21 | The UK's Prince Charles will meet victims of storm Dennis, which hit more than 1,000 homes and businesses last week,...

Outcry over Aboriginal flag ban in Aus Anzac Day services

Canberra, Feb 21 | A decision to ban the Aboriginal flag and other forms of recognition from Anzac Day services in Western Australia (WA)...

Business

Direct listing by Indian firms abroad by FY21 Q1

By Subhash NarayanNew Delhi, Feb 22 | In yet another move towards fuller capital account convertibility, the government proposes to throw open the doors...