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India can be poverty-free if it turns ‘Congress-Mukt’, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Odisha on Thursday that Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s claim of ending poverty as “misleading” for votes,

Supreme Court directs Election Commission to act on Trinamool candidate Mahua Moitra’s plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Election Commission to act immediately on a plea by Trinamool candidate Mahua Moitra alleging that a BJP le

Centre invests ₹4.5 crore in cell-based mutton research project

Funding is among the highest by any government in the short history of cell-based meat

Khasi ‘kingdoms’ to revisit 1947 agreements

Concerns over impact of Citizenship Bill, Central acts prompt rethink

AAP MLA joins Congress in Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Nazar Singh Manshahia on Thursday joined the Congress. The Mansa MLA said he wanted to serve the people of Punjab which he f

Action initated against clothes packaging with Modi’s pictures

Election officials have initiated action over images of Narendra Modi along with electioneering slogans appearing on packaging of ladies suits distrib

Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil quits as Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly

Resignation sets off speculation about his imminent departure from the Congress.

Bolster tech assymmetry, says IAF report

The sources said the planned induction of Rafale aircraft and S-400 air defence missile system will provide India a significant advantage over the PAF.

Star dust in Jabalpur as rivals stretch to win prestige seat

The seat has been with the BJP since 1996, and the Congress, fresh from the M.P. Assembly election victory, wants to win it back

Huge crowds greet PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a show of strength on Thursday at his home city of Varanasi as the country’s 39-day staggered general election nea

Saradha scam accused Madan Mitra to contest Bhatpara bypoll

The announcement of his candidature is seen as his rehabilitation in the party.

Opposition’s sole agenda is to remove Modi: Anupam Kher

It does not talk about its blueprint or vision for the country

Sangh reviews organisational work

Discussion centred around deliverance of responsibilities

Agitators stay put on encroached land

Various organisations come out in support of the agitation at Suryanelli

Cyclone to trigger heavy rain in Kerala

Yellow alert issued for Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, and Malappuram districts on Monday

Vote trading row erupts in Kozhikode, Vadakara

CPI(M) accuses Congress and BJP of poll pact

Delhi High Court seeks response from SIT

On a plea by 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict, the Court has asked the jail superintendent to give a report on the convict’s medical condition

Pookkottoor set to host State’s biggest Haj camp

Facilities for 10,000 prospective Hajis at Khilafat Campus

Eyeing Bundelkhand, Priyanka Gandhi holds two roadshows in two days

As young voters and Congress workers showered flowers on Priyanka Gandhi’s cavalcade, she was greeted with slogans of “chowkidar chor hai” from the crowd at some places.

CPI(M) to review poll performance

Tasks one secretariat member for every segment to study voter conduct

CPI(M)’s intolerance a topic for debate: BJP

Says the party will lose its national status after election results

AgustaWestland charge sheet leak: Delhi court reserves order on Christian Michel’s plea

Special Judge Arvind Kumar said the order would be pronounced on May 3 in the case after lawyers from both the sides concluded their arguments.

Promises of justice just ‘political gimmick’, don’t feel like voting this time: Nirbhaya’s parents

“CCTV cameras are yet to be installed... the country is still unsafe, mothers still worry till their daughters return home,” says Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi.

Opposition leaders cannot keep country safe: Amit Shah

He was addressing a rally in the Ghazipur constituency of Uttar Pradesh

71 ex-civil servants demand withdrawal of Pragya Thakur’s candidature

Expressing disbelief and dismay at the candidature of Pragya Thakur for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, a group of 71 retired civil servants have said tha

SC appoints ex-judge Patnaik to probe ‘larger conspiracy’ against CJI

Rich and powerful trying to run the court, they are playing with fire, says Justice Arun Mishra

PM Modi rebuffs Opposition's criticism about using national security to garner votes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Bihar’s Darbhanga, says “rest assured, your ‘chowkidar’ is alert”.

Engine of Air India’s Boeing aircraft shuts down at Delhi airport, ‘black fumes’ observed

An engine of an empty Boeing 777 aircraft of Air India shut down at the Delhi airport on Wednesday night during a technical inspection, the airline

High voting rate in Thrissur leaves all parties optimistic

Voter turnout put at 77.86% in Thrissur constituency

Two Hizb militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Encounter, taking place ahead of two phases of elections, may impact turnout

Waves batter coastal areas in district

IMD, INCOIS warn that nearshore sea will be rough till 11.30 p.m. today

Interceptor vessel joins Coast Guard service

The Indian Coast Guard commissioned its latest acquisition, an interceptor vessel named C-441, at a ceremony held at the Vizhinjam harbour near here o

Low pressure area formation likely over Bay of Bengal, T.N. may witness rainfall on Sunday, Monday

Met department says there is a probability of rainfall in up to 75% of the weather stations across the State on Sunday and its continuation on Monday.

ED summons daughter of Kashmiri separatist Shabir Shah in money laundering case of 2005 when she was 5-year-old

Sama Shabir, who is studying law in Manchester in the United Kingdom, was issued summons at her home in Srinagar.

Lodge criminal cases against lenders, HRERA tells cops

In issue related to misappropriation of allottees’ money by promoter in connivance with his lender

Ballari LS constituency records turnout of 69.59%

As many as 1.71 lakh more voters exercised their franchise in the Lok Saba election in Ballari parliamentary constituency on Tuesday when compared wit

Mangoes make an early splash

Many varieties of the fruit have arrived in Mysuru already

Five M.P. cops suspended for death of Dalit man

He was a suspect in a theft case

Leaders caution against bid to link Islamic outfits with SL blasts

IUML slams misguided interpretation of Islam

Make foolproof arrangementsfor counting of votes: CS

He holds video conference with Collectors, SPs

Boy dies after neck gets stuck in car window

A three-year-old boy died after his neck got stuck in a car window at Doddaginni village in Channarayapatna taluk on Wednesday. The car, owned by the

Modi’s roadshow in Varanasi today; to file papers tomorrow

Will pay tributes to BHU founder Madan Mohan Malaviya

A close shave for Tiruppur DMK leaders during SL blasts

They were supposed to have breakfast at Kingsbury hotel in Colombo on Sunday

Polls a blip for workers in Kanpur tanneries

Units closed for last four months, owners claim their plight being ignored due to ‘vote bank politics’

Haveri equals earlier record of 74.01% polling

EVMs stored under strict vigil at Government Engineering College

Woman ‘sets’ her two children ‘ablaze’ after row with husband

A 30-year-old woman allegedly set her two children ablaze after a heated argument with her husband. The incident occurred in Yemmiganur in Kurnool dis

New rule puts Transtan patients at a disadvantage

They must register afresh under Notto to join national pool

Prayers offered for Sri Lanka blast victims

Special prayers were conducted at St. Philomena’s Church in the city on Wednesday in memory of those who lost their lives in the serial blasts in Sri

IOCL bottling plant given conditional environmental nod

The unit is close to the deer sanctuary at Gangaikondan

Slugfest over goldseizure continues

Probe report reportedly puts the blame on both PNB and TTD

Plea to grant Basha leave

The Madras High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the State government on a habeas corpus petition filed by the daughter of Coimbatore serial

Rail zone exercise getsunder way in Delhi

The Railway Board initiated a two-day exercise on Wednesday to give a final shape to the constitution of the South Coast Railway Zone with headquarter

Crorepatis, criminals in fray for fourth phase

Maharashtra home to top five ‘red alert’ constituencies going to polls on April 29

DVAC probe ordered into charges against Pachaiyappa’s Trust Board

HC quashes Shettu’s appointment as college principal

Six-year-old boy kidnapped

A six-year-old boy, Sai Sukesh, who is called by his nickname Siddhu, was allegedly kidnapped at Macherla on Tuesday evening by unidentified person. T

Panel sought to look into snags at Kudankulam plant

Trying to address problems, says AEC chairman

Will Pragya take oath on Constitution: Azmi

Criticises BJP for fielding Malegaon blast accused

CJI sexual harassment issue: ex-SC staffer objects to Justice Ramana's inclusion in panel

“Justice Ramana is a close friend of the CJI and is like a family member to him”

Mysuru-Varanasi Express gets LHB coaches

They provide smooth riding comfort even at high speed

Parties set for Goa bypoll

Parrikar’s son Utpal is front-runner on BJP list; Cong announces Monserrate’s candidature

BJP confident of retaining Nandurbar

Believes the Maratha population is not against MP Dr. Heena Gavit

For candidates, it’s still work and no break even after the D-day

With both constituencies in district clocking high voting percentage, the candidates are now busy assessing their chances in the Lok Sabha election

Stage set for destruction of liquor seized during elections

3.31 lakh litres of liquor seized in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls

139 mandals in A.P. may witness severe heatwave this summer

466 more may experience it moderately, suggests atlas prepared by APSDMA

MIM to emerge biggest Opposition party

Cong. set to lose the status in TS Assembly with 3 more MLAs likely to join TRS

Priest burnt alive as fire engulfs home

Asphyxiation is suspected to be the cause of death

Wet run of Kaleshwaram first pump a success

The 124.4 MW pump lifts 3,200 cusecs water from surge pool; second pump to be run today

Lodges plaint against ‘impostor’

Indian national cricket team and BBCI chief selector M.S.K. Prasad has filed an FIR in Vijayawada against one B. Nagaraju charging the latter of imper

ISO certification for Thiruvananthapuram Central

The station is the first in the State to be so certified

Voting machines in safe custody

Central armed forces stand guard to strongrooms where EVMs are kept

Polling goes up in district

Increase of five percentage points in voting than in 2014

VCCI to ink deals with S. Korea

Team from city returns after meeting investors in Seoul

Youth dies after falling off train

An unidentified youth died after falling off a running train near Hunsihadgil Railway Station in Kalaburagi district on Wednesday morning.Passengers s

Payment of property tax held up by server problems

Assessees struggle to avail of early bird incentive

Tobacco growers seek bailout package

Hold a meeting and take stock of the market condition

Will take stern action against careless drivers: APSRTC MD

5% rise in accidents involving its buses in 2018-19 fiscal compared to previous year

Curiosity, speculation rife in Vijayapura

After the hectic campaigning, and polling ended on Tuesday, there is curiosity and speculation among voters about which candidate will taste victory i

Telangana State transport bus goes missing from Hyderabad bus station

Two teams pressed into service to locate bus

C.K. Shrivastava takes over reins of Waltair Division

M.S. Mathur transferred to Northern Railways

Velugu activist in trouble for creating bomb scare

‘Non-release’ of scheme amounts by bank perturbs her

A stormy Kumbalanghi night poses questions on livelihood of fishers

Chinese fishing nets battered by storms on island; protest against ‘commercialisation’ of nets

Pawan slams TS Inter board

‘It is painful that 17 students committed suicide’

‘Maternal deaths in GHsnot due to blood transfusion’

Gives clean chit to hospitals in Hosur, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri

Senthil Balaji files nomination papers

Ex-Minister is DMK’s nominee for Aravakurichi

HC moots extending gestation period for terminating pregnancies

Seeks response from Centre, State on raising the threshold to 24 weeks

Court constitutes panel to set right anomalies in policing

Says criminal justice delivery system in the State requires a complete overhaul

TTD caught in an unintended row

The only thing we know is that the gold will be delivered at our doorstep: EO

AP-Genco to push for recoveryof dues from Telangana discoms

Case in NCLT to come up for hearing on May 10

Summer showers a boon for wild animals in NSTR

‘All percolation tanks are now brimming with water and green cover has improved’

Potato farmers cry foul as PepsiCo sues them

They face demand for ₹1.05 crore in damages for growing Lays variety, want government to step in

TRS ups the ante to merge CLP

Congress trying hard to stall the move till LS elections

TRS cadre filed papers against Modi: Arvind

‘Kavitha trying to gain cheap publicity’

BIE blames it on software issues

Students need not pay ₹3,600 for re-verification in one subject

No let-up in protests over 'goof up' in declaration of results by TSBIE

Police constables don the role of counsellors

Complaint against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: The Supreme Court committee and institutional bias

Panel raises very serious and profound questions which need to be debated and addressed at the outset.

Three bonded workers rescued

Irula community members were held in bondage for more than 10 years

Develop creative thinking skills, students told

Students are bound to develop creative thinking skills as they play an important role in improving the productivity of any organisation, said V. Subha