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CAA should make an exception for free-thinker Muslims, says Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen

She also termed the contentious act “generous” and "very good".

Internet services resume in old Adilabad district

Internet services resumed in old undivided Adilabad district on Friday evening bringing a lot of relief to citizens. The services were suspended on Ja

Concerns raised over effects of CAA, NRC

Speakers at a seminar on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens ( NRC) here on Thursday have expressed apprehension

BJP charges Owaisi with instigating people

Condemn MIM leader’s statement asking people not to cooperate with government

Problems galore at IDA Bollaram

Pollution and drinking water problem are main issues

SC declines to intervene in burial row

Court also does not interfere with Ordinance promulgated by State government

‘Centre brought in CAA, NRC to divert focus from people’s problems’

National general secretary of the Trade Union Coordination Centre (TUCC) G.R. Shivashankar has said that to divert the attention of the problems faced

Mahatma far above Bharat Ratna: SC

The petition was filed by advocate Anil Dutt Sharma, who said the Mahatma's contributions to the nation deserved official recognition.

Lok Nayak Foundation awards for Vijay Kumar, Lavu Rathaiah

There are presented every year on January 18 to mark the death anniversary of former Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao

Nabard boost for primaryschools, rural health set-up

It’s is line with State govt.’s initiatives, says official

Three capitals move defies logic: CPI(M)

YSRCP, TDP politicising the issue, its leader says

CS reviews arrangements for Republic Day

Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar has directed the officials concerned to make elaborate arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations on January 26.The R

Wounded Hills

In this documentary from The Hindu, we visit the hills and people of the Western Ghats left wounded by the Kerala floods. We also talk to experts and environmentalists who point us towards root causes and coming disasters.

Kalaburagi to see another massive protest against CAA, NRC

Host of political leaders from across India expected to take part

Nizamabad MP to plans to stage a fast

Protest against attack on Hindus in Bhainsa

Students excited for ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’

Shweta Jalapur and Purnima Nasi, students of classes 10 and class 9 respectively, are eagerly waiting for January 20 when they will take part in Prime

Row over delimitation may upset poll process

Opposition has decided to move court

39 years after the 1981 Behmai massacre involving Phoolan Devi, verdict likely on Jan 18

In 1981, 20 men belonging to that village were shot dead by Phoolan’s gang, to avenge her alleged rape there by two other bandits. The court is likely to pronounce a verdict on the four remaining accused.

CREDAI allots 9 flats to kin of CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama attack

Realtors’ apex body CREDAI on Friday said its developer members have given flat allotment letters to families of nine CRPF personnel who were killed

Dalai Lama visits Bihar CM’s residence, prays for peace

Several dignitaries, including Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, were present.

Nirmal police gears up for conduct of peaceful election

Campaigning for local poll on in full swing in Bhainsa, says SP

SC refuses to stay trial against Dileep

Actor wanted trial to be frozen till he got a report about the authenticity of a memory card

Statement on Amazon misconstrued, says Piyush Goyal

Minister, however, stresses that government welcomes all investments but they should adhere to rules and regulations

RINL wins cricket championship

RINL has won the All India Inter-Steel (SPSB) Cricket Championship 2019-20. In a well contested final, the RINL defeated hosts Bokaro Steel Limited (B

Supreme Court refuses to stay trial against actor Dileep

Case concerns abduction and molestation of a woman actor in which he is one of the accused

Return of the native after three decades

From boardroom of a PSU, Sadu Sunder, now an independent candidate in the Adilabad Municipal elections meanders the bylanes of his hometown to convince voters that he is the man they need

Missing Mumbai blasts convict arrested in Kanpur

Ansari, 68, went missing on Thursday while on a parole from Rajasthan’s Ajmer Central Prison.

Supreme Court disposes of wife’s plea for fair probe into Kalburgi murder case

Bench closes petition after it was apprised of the fact that a charge sheet was filed in the case.

Visva Bharati sets up 3-member panel to look into Swapan Dasgupta incident

The Visva Bharati University on Friday set up a three-member committee to look into the incident of BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta confined in a room for seve

Russian army delegation visits military logistics’ installations in Agra

The delegation was briefed about the modernised logistics installation, which provides important electrical and technical equipment to the Indian Army

MIM Karimnagar district president resigns on the eve of civic polls

Miffed at being sidelined as candidates he had recommended being denied party tickets, the senior leader rued that his grievances to the party high command too were not redressed

Supreme Court asks government to respond to plea challenging NPR updation

The NPR exercise is scheduled to commence from April 2020. Rule 4 of Citizenship Rules provides for data collected for NPR to be used for National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekar Azad visits Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad was released from Tihar Jail on bail on Thursday night and received a rousing welcome by his supporters

Last NDFB faction in Assam calls truce

Two of its most-wanted top guns, however, remain at large

Coronavirus outbreak: Union Health Ministry issues advisory to travellers visiting China

The Ministry has advised travellers to follow good personal hygiene, avoid travel to farms, live animal markets or where animals are slaughtered etc

Well-intentioned schemes for tribals can fail if the community is not kept at the centre of the process, says former Kerala Chief Secretary

S.M. Vijayanand, Head, Sixth State Financial Commission, Kerala was speaking in Chennai on ‘Mental Health, Identity and Culture: Focus on Indigenous Groups in India’ as part of a lecture series organised by The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health

Nirbhaya’s father welcomes President’s decision to reject mercy plea of one convict

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case

Repeal CAA, Punjab urges Centre in House resolution

SAD opposes resolution but maintains that Muslims should be included in CAA for granting citizenship.

Belagavi police stop Maharashtra minister from speaking at MES meeting

Belagavi police stopped Rajendra Patil Yadravkar, Minister of State for Health in Maharashtra, from speaking at a meeting organised by Maharashtra Ek

Women’s rights groups reiterate stand against death penalty in rape cases

Death is not a deterrent against crimes, they say

SC allows Karti Chidambaram to withdraw Rs 20 Cr deposited for travelling abroad

Karti Chidambaram was gramted permission by SC in January and May to travel to foreign countries after depositing ₹10 crore each respectively with the registry.

J&K administration releases 4 politicians from house arrest

The politicians were released late on Thursday night

Supreme Court refuses to stay Allahabad High Court verdict annulling election of Azam Khan’s son as UP MLA

A bench sought response from the Election Commission and defeated BSP candidate Nawaz Ali Khan, who had challenged Mohammad Abdullah Azam Khan’s election from Suar Assembly constituency in Rampur.

President rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh Singh

The rejection came soon after the Union Home Ministry forwarded the petition to the President.

Rahul questions NIA probe against Davinder Singh

“Whose orders was he working under’’, asks Priyanka Vadra

Unnao rape case: High Court seeks CBI’s response to Sengar’s appeal challenging conviction, life term

A bench of justices Manmohan and Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal allowed Sengar to deposit in 60 days the fine amount of ₹25 lakh, out of which ₹10 lakh will be released to the rape survivor without any condition.

Two die at Alanganallur Jallikattu

A bull rearer and a spectator died at the event on Friday

Centre asks States to set up monitoring centres for vehicle tracking system under Nirbhaya Framework

The Centre would provide 60% assistance for States which do not fall in difficult terrain, while 90% to States under difficult terrains and 100% in case of UTs

Justice Chandru appointed chairperson of fee-fixation committee for private agricultural colleges

The Supreme Court, in August 2003, had ordered the constitution of committees headed by retired High Court jusdges to fix fees for students admitted in private professional educational institutions

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express flagged off

The train departed from Ahmedabad at 10.45 a.m. and will reach Mumbai in six-and-a-half hours

Lone elephant goes on a rampage near Chittoor

Strayed from its herd, it trampled standing crops and charged at a gathering of locals who tried to chase it away

Kite festival in Hubballi from Monday

The Kite festival in Hubballi will be inaugurated by Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai along with Mr. Pralhad Joshi on January 20 at 10.30 a.m.

Home Ministry forwards mercy petition of Nirbhaya convict to President; recommends rejection

Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, had filed the mercy petition a few days ago.

Migrant workers to be vaccinated against Kyasanur Forest Disease

Five positive cases of the Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) have been reported in Tirthahalli taluk since January 1

Mysuru Bar Association urged to withdraw resolution

It had decided that no lawyer would appear for an activist who had been booked for sedition

T.N. BJP chief likely to be named today

Post has been vacant since Sept. 2019

SC lifts EC suspension on Goa Mopa airport

GMR undertakes to make it 'zero carbon'; NEERI to oversee compliance

Budget session from Jan. 31

President Ram Nath Kovind will be addressing a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament on January 31 to get the Budget session under way.The Lok Sa

CBI files FIR against Adani Enterprises, NCCF officials

They are accused of corruption in coal supply contract

Merger of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha TV in last stages

The merger of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha Television is in its final stages, with the six-member Committee expected to submit its final report in two we

Dual voter cards in way of settling border row with Assam: Meghalaya minister

It is hard to settle claims of people in border areas who want benefits from both the State governments, Meghalaya’s Revenue Minister Kyrmen Shylla says

ISRO’s GSAT-30 satellite launched, to replace ageing INSAT-4A

GSAT-30, for DTH television services, broadband operations, has been launched from Kourou

Palamedu jallikattu event largely incident-free

25 people sustain injuries; bull from Dindigul is the winner

Kerala’s thematic calendars showcase a new year in old stories

Desktop and wall calendars will promote ‘God’s Own Country’ and its niche tourism products

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy hits out at fact-checking website for busting fake video

Alt News claimed to have debunked the Governor’s claim on Twitter - a video posted by him on Twitter which, he alleged, was of “Muslims trying to pick up a Hindu woman in Pakistan”

Jallikattu held amid heavy security in Tiruchi; 29 injured

Double barricades were erected on either side of the arena as a safety measure

Data Protection Bill: JPC to invite views from all stakeholders

MPs raise questions on privacy, purpose and Srikrishna panel report

ED summons senior AirAsia functionaries

Case relates to violation of FDI norms, bribery

ACB arrests former J&K Minister’s son in bank fraud case

The case is connected to the Paradise Avenue Township Project, the Anti-Corruption Bureau says

Braving chilly winds, anti-CAA protesters assemble daily in Jaipur

Women and children have joined the protest in large numbers every evening, raising slogans and waving banners and placards with messages against CAA and NRC

‘Myeloma risk may be higher among Indians than whites’

Study to probe any predisposition needed, says oncologist

2020 will be an important year for Indo-U.S. relations: American official

Focus would be to implement decisions taken during the 2+2 meeting

Women in Rampur demand release of their kin arrested after anti-CAA protests

An FIR was registered by the police against 116 named protesters and around 3,000 unnamed protesters after the protest on Dec. 21, in which one person was killed with gunshot injuries

HAL has designs on a full LCA for Navy

It eyes lead role in light plane project

3 Bangladeshis convicted for living illegally in U.P.

They were convicted for cheating, criminal conspiracy, forgery of valuable security and section 14 of the Foreigners Act

Punjab to bring White Paper on SAD-BJP power agreements

AAP, Akali MLAs accuse Congress govt. of not fulfilling promises, walk out of House

Unhappy Congress asks BJP to introspect Sena MP’s remarks

Sanjay Raut links Indira Gandhi to underworld, withdraws statement

Many thought I will retire from politics, it’s not happening anytime soon: Sharad Pawar

In a first, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurates four-day agriculture expo in Baramati

A biomass shredder for sugarcane trash

Having spent a year on converting the patented design into a product and conducting field trials, the Centre for Innovation and Product Development (C

Satara observes bandh over Sanjay Raut’s ‘proof’ remark against Bhosale

Protests in Mumbai, other cities; BJP workers demand public apology

Krishi Mela at UAS from tomorrow

The theme for this year’s farmers fair will be ‘Per Drop-More Crop’

Protest by Muslim women continues

Round-the-clock sit-in against CAA since last 10 days in the heart of Kolkata

Flower-Fruit Exhibition draws large crowd

A large Ganesh idol made up of fruits and vegetables, including lemon and Jujube, a life-size attractive model wearing a dark maroon gown laced with f

Ajit Pawar to head panel on loan waiver scheme details

7-member committee to study earlier plans, suggest incentives

Top official donates hissalary for literary festival

Deputy Commissioner of Kalaburagi B. Sharat has donated his month’s salary for the 85th Akhil Bharat Kannada Sahitya Sammelan scheduled to be held in

HKCCI expresses apprehensions over someareas being transferred to new railway zone

Hyderabad Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HKCCI), a body of industrialists and traders from Kalyana Karnataka region, has expressed reserv

AASU to start work on new party soon

Students’ body had resolved earlier to form a political alternative to BJP, AGP, Cong.

CPI(M) slams JSP for joining hands with BJP

The State committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday strongly criticised the Jana Sena Party (JSP) for joining hands with the Bha

‘U.P. police inflicted violence on innocents’

There is complete collapse of law and order in the State, says people’s tribunal

Congress alleges racket in tender management under Fadnavis government

Rules bent, replaced for contractors, says State Congress spokesperson

Women in Rampur demand release of their kin

Arrests were made after an anti-CAA protest turned violent on Dec. 21, resulting in one death

Wild elephants give sleepless nights to Chittoor villagers

The herds, reportedly from Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary and bordering forests of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, are wreaking havoc on farms

Taking cue from Shaheen Bagh, protesters assemble daily in Jaipur

Participants select theme every day to make protest attractive

Sailajanath is APCC president

Congress cadres consider the appointment timely

33 charged for ‘inciting’ kids to pelt stones

The SIT probing the anti-CAA violence in Uttar Pradesh has charged 33 arrested people for provoking children to pelt stones during the protests here a

Police prevent door-to-door anti-CAA campaign in Hubballi

A door-to-door campaign organised in Hubballi by various organisations, including Congress members, against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and

Punjab government to move resolution against CAA today

Minister to introduce it, states Assembly list of business

AMU Vice-Chancellor meets students, regrets police action

‘These were not crocodile tears. I didn’t know the police would enter the hostel’

‘Pasuvula Panduga’ observed with fervour

Hundreds turn up to witness youths tame their bulls