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Meghalaya: At least 13 workers feared dead in flooded illegal coal mine

A search operation is underway to rescue at least 13 workers trapped and feared dead due to flooding in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday. Water is being pumped out and efforts are on ...

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“Rahul Gandhi must apologise”: BJP in parliament after Rafale verdict

NEW DELHI: Shortly after the Supreme Court rejected any corruption in the Rafale jet deal and dismissed petitions asking for an investigation, parliament exploded today with calls for Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s apology from the ruling BJP and its allies. ...

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Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against PNB fraud accused Mehul Choksi after CBI’s request

An Interpol red corner notice has been issued against fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in bank fraud cases at Punjab National Bank. The red corner notice, which asks countries to help arrest a wanted person, is seen as ...

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Man-animal conflict on the rise in Maharashtra: Meditating monk killed by leopard

Nagpur: A 35-year-old Buddhist monk was Tuesday killed by a leopard while he was meditating under a tree in Ramdegi forest in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district, an official said on Wednesday. The monk, identified as Rahul Walke, was attacked by the ...

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AIMIM wins 7 seats in Telangana, retains hold in old city of Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: The Asauddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Tuesday won seven of the eight seats it contested in the Telangana assembly polls, retaining its hold in its traditional bastion of the Old City of Hyderabad. All the seven sitting ...

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Lok Sabha adjourned as Congress, Shiv Sena, AIADMK members protest

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Wednesday till noon following protests by Congress, Shiv Sena and AIADMK members demanding JPC probe on the Rafale deal, construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and justice for farmers of the Cauvery ...

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As Congress sweeps elections in three states; Sachin Pilot says ‘trend to continue in rest of India’

Jaipur: Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot Tuesday exuded confidence that the party will form the government in the state and Rahul Gandhi, as well as the party’s MLAs, will decide on who will be the chief minister. He said the Congress ...

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Media cannot reveal identity of sexual assault survivors, even if they are dead, says Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday has issued guidelines that the media organisations and law-enforcement agencies cannot reveal the identity of sexual assault survivors, even if the victims are dead. The apex court has laid down a number of ...

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After viral video, Zomato removes agent in Madurai who ate food meant for delivery

A day after a video went viral of a delivery agent from food aggregator Zomato eating food meant for delivery, the person has been removed from the company’s services. According to the company, Zomato conducted a thorough investigation as soon ...

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RBI governor Urjit Patel resigns with immediate effect

New Delhi: RBI Governor Urjit Patel has decided to step down with immediate effect just few days ahead of the crucial RBI board meeting on December 14 citing personal reasons. “On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step ...

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Maharashtra farmer makes profit of Rs 6 on 2,657 kg onions, sends it to CM Fadnavis

A farmer from Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district has sent a money order of Rs 6 to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to mark his protest against crashing prices of onions and paltry returns. The farmer Shreyas Abhale told PTI Sunday that after ...

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Bihar ally Upendra Kushwaha quits as minister in Modi government

Union minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha has resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of minister on Monday, reports ANI. The move comes a day ahead of the Winter Session, capping months of sparring between Kushwaha and the BJP ...

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Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra, pins blame on inadequate security

Union minister Ramdas Athawale Sunday blamed police for an incident in which a man tried to slap him at a public event in Maharashtra’s Thane district claiming it had failed to provide him adequate security. The Republican Party of India ...

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Kerala becomes first state to have four international airports

Kannur: Kerala has become the first state in the country to have four international airports with the inauguration of the Kannur airport on Sunday. Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan jointly flagged off the inaugural Air India ...

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