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Sajad Lone’s PC breaks away from Gupkar Alliance

Srinagar, Jan 19 | In a setback to the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), Sajad Lone's J&K Peoples Conference on Tuesday broken...

12 candidates to be elected unopposed to UP Legislative Council

Lucknow, Jan 19 | Ten members of the BJP and two of the Samajwadi Party are all set to be elected unopposed to the...

Andhra CM hails India after fairytale victory in Gabba

Amaravati, Jan 19 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the fourth Test against...

Sasikala will not be taken into AIADMK, says Palaniswami

Chennai/New Delhi, Jan 19 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Joint Coordinator K.Palaniswami on Tuesday said V.K. Sasikala, the close aide of...

India hopes for relaxed US visa regime under Biden

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, Jan 19 | One of the biggest policy issues which will set the tone for the US-India strategic relationship...

Kashmiri Pandits to move SC next week for probe into 1989-90...

New Delhi, Jan 19 | It has been 32 years since hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits were killed as part of ethnic cleansing in the...

PM to visit poll-bound West Bengal on Netaji’s B’Day

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit poll-bound West Bengal on the occasion of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's...

Image of India built by Cong being destroyed by PM: Rahul...

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Centre over the farmers' agitation, saying that...

Catholic prelates meet PM over various issues, Kerala BJP upbeat

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Syro Malabar Church's Archbishop, Cardinal George Alanchery, the Malankara Syrian Church's Archbishop, Cardinal Baselious Mar Cleemus and Roman...

CBI seizes Rs 2.04 cr more in railway bribery case

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The CBI seized more than Rs 2 crore on Tuesday during follow-up searches in bribery cases involving senior Northeast...

Assam CM gives Rs 4 lakh each to 1,279 ex-NDFB ultras

Guwahati, Jan 19 | Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday handed over Rs 4 lakh each to 1,279 surrendered cadres of the National...

Sufi religious leaders meet Naqvi, discuss Waqf, Haj and dargahs

New Delhi, Jan 19 | A delegation of 20 religious leaders associated with the All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council (AISSC) met Union Minority Affairs...

CPCB to SC: Delhi is habitual offender in Yamuna pollution

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi government is a habitual...

Telangana Congress leaders detained during protest over farm laws

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Hyderabad police detained leaders and workers of opposition Congress party as they tried to march towards Raj Bhavan on Tuesday...

Leaking national secret to journalist is a criminal act: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that leaking sensitive information related to the national secret of a...

Who is he? Is he my professor: Rahul Gandhi on JP...

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Former Congress chief on Tuesday slammed BJP national president J.P. Nadda after he taunted him for misleading and provoking...

Telangana CM congratulates Team India on historic Brisbane win

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its fabulous victory...

Enactment of anti-cow slaughter Act gave me the sense of contentment:...

Udupi, Jan 19 | Karnataka chief minister, B. S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that he has achieved a sense of contentment after the enactment...

Chirag Paswan attacks Nitish, gives him time to sort things out

Patna, Jan 19 | Probably for the first time, Chirag Paswan on Tuesday attacked CM Nitish Kumar over the deteriorating law and order situation...

I’m a clean person, not scared of PM Modi: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he was not scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Hong Kong’s unemployment rate hits 16-yr high

Hong Kong, Jan 19 | Hong Kong's unemployment rate hit a 16-year high in the period between October-December 2020 as the fourth wave of...

2nd edition of India Innovation Index to be launched on Wednesday

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The NITI Aayog is set to release on Wednesday the second edition of the India Innovation Index 2020 that...

Woman trying to ‘sell Pelosi’s laptop to Russians’ arrested

Washington, Jan 19 | A woman who according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) stole House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the January...

Shah hails Delhi Police work in Covid times

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Delhi Police for its effective handling of the coronavirus situation and said...

Won’t be part of Trump’s defence at Senate trial: Guiliani

Washington, Jan 19 | Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's personal lawyer, has said that he will not be a part of the outgoing US President...

Arnab Goswami violated Official Secrets Act: Cong

Mumbai, Jan 19 | Expressing serious concerns over the recent leaks of social media chats of two media personalities, the Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday...

Remembering the modern-day genocide

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Holocaust Remembrance Day highlights the efforts of the national community to respond to , said the Reconciliation, Return...

UN concerned about consequences of US’ Houthi designation

United Nations, Jan 19 | The UN has continued to express concerns over the consequences of the US designation of the Houthi militia in...

Akhilesh ready for seat adjustment with uncle Shivpal

Lucknow, Jan 19 | Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has now said that he is open to further discussions with estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav's...

Afghan President, NATO chief discuss peace talks

Kabul, Jan 19 | Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a phone conversation during which they discussed the...

US police officer killed in armed standoff

Washington, Jan 19 | A police officer was shot dead during an armed standoff in the US state of Ohio, authorities said.The incident took...

PM condoles death of oncologist Dr Shanta

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of Dr V Shanta, one of the senior-most...

Biden spokesperson dismisses Trump’s plan to lift travel curbs

Washington, Jan 19 | US President-elect Joe Biden's spokesperson has dismissed outgoing President Donald Trump's plan to lift travel restrictions on much of Europe...

EU plans to start spending huge recovery fund in months

Brussels, Jan 19 | The European Union (EU) has planned to start raising and allocating in the next few months the main part of...

23 killed in clashes between Yemeni army, Houthis

Sanaa, Jan 19 | At least 23 fighters from both Yemeni army and Houthi militia were killed in clashes in Yemen's Red Sea port...

UAE temporarily suspends visa-free deal with Israel

Tel Aviv, Jan 19 | The Israeli Foreign Ministry has announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has temporarily suspended a visa-exemption deal with...

‘Israel racing to increase settlements before Biden takes office’

Ramallah, Jan 19 | Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said that the Israeli government was racing to build more settlements before US President-elect Joe...

WEF announces dates, theme for Davos Agenda 2021

Geneva, Jan 19 | The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced that its Davos Agenda event would take place virtually from January 25-29 under...

Netaji’s birthday to be marked as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year: Govt

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Ministry of Culture on Tuesday said that the government has decided to celebrate the birthday of Netaji Subhas...

Iraqi political bloc confirms commitment to withdrawing foreign forces

Baghdad, Jan 19 | A leading Iraqi political bloc has confirmed it would not retreat from demanding the government to implement Parliament's decision to...

Italian PM wins confidence vote ahead of Senate test

Rome, Jan 19 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has won the first of two confidence votes at the Lower House of Parliament by...

Toll from tribal violence in Sudan’s West Darfur reaches 129

Khartoum, Jan 19 | The death toll due to the bloody tribal violence which broke up in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan's...

Egypt resumes commercial flights to Qatar

Cairo, Jan 19 | In a first since 2017, Egypt has resumed commercial flights to Qatar following a milestone agreement between the two Arab...

UNHCR discloses funding gap to meet needs of Ethiopian refugees, IDPs

Addis Ababa, Jan 19 | The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) disclosed that it has only received 39 per cent of the $385.1 million it...

Number of unemployed people in Israel reach over 657,000

Tel Aviv, Jan 19 | Amid an ongoing complete lockdown imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of unemployed people in Israel has...

UP court orders Cong, BSP leaders properties to be attached

Lucknow, Jan 19 | A special MP/MLA court has ordered for the attachment of properties of Congress leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and Bahujan Samaj Party...

Agra mayor seeks night ban on expressway traffic

Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 | The Mayor of Agra, Naveen Jain, has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seeking...

Canada to lift Boeing 737 MAX flight ban

Ottawa, Jan 19 | The Canadian government has decided to allow the globally grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft fleet to fly again in the...

US Covid-19 catastrophe is Biden’s problem now

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 19 | At noon on January 20, 2021, almost a full year after the first coronavirus case was...

Business

Dogfight: Airlines unleash deep discounts to dominate the sky (IANS Special)

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Jan 19 | Fare wars induced deep discounting has reappeared in India's aviation sector, as airlines seek to augment cash...