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35 killed as vehicle rolls down gorge in Jammu’s Kishtwar

Thirty-five people were killed and many injured in a road accident in Chenab Valley’s Kishtwar. Three injured were airlifted to Jammu. Two helicopters have been pressed into service to shift the bodies and the injured. An official said the vehicle ...

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Uttar Pradesh: Authorities suspend 3 police officers in connection with minor’s assault in custody

Lucknow: Taking cognisance of a case of torture of a 14-year-old boy in the police custody, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kalanidhi Naithani had suspended three police officers. The incident happened in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow district. Following the release ...

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Telangana officer went to plant trees. She was thrashed by TRS workers

Hyderabad: A forest officer who was leading preparations for a tree plantation drive in Telangana was left bleeding and injured after she was attacked violently on Sunday morning by a ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti party leader, his followers and some ...

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2.51 lakh more houses sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban

Construction of 2.51 lakh more houses in 10 States under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) (Urban) was sanctioned on Friday, taking the total number of houses approved under the scheme since it started in 2015 to 83.62 lakh, Union ...

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15 dead after heavy rain collapses apartment wall in Pune’s Kondhwa; Devendra Fadnavis orders inquiry

Pune: At least 15 people died while three others sustained injuries after a portion of a wall collapsed near Talab Masjid in Kondhwa area of Pune on Saturday. Speaking to ANI, an official from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) ...

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Trump says Saudi Crown Prince doing “spectacular job”

Osaka: US President Donald Trump Saturday praised Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying he was doing a “spectacular job” as the pair met on the sidelines of the G20 summit. “You have done a spectacular job,” Trump told ...

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Yogi Adityanath tells officials to clock in by 9 am. They aren’t used to it

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s latest diktat, asking all government officers to reach their offices by 9 a.m. is causing considerable resentment in the bureaucracy, particularly among officers posted in the districts. The Chief Minister, in his order, has ...

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Several Congress leaders resign in support of Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in the wake of the Lok Sabha election disaster although he is adamant on giving up ...

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Centre rejects Delhi government’s proposal to make Metro rides free for women

New Delhi: Centre on Thursday rejected Delhi government’s proposal to make commuting in the city’s Metro free for women. The Centre is learnt to have told Aam Aadmi Party’s government in Delhi to look at alternate ways to ensure women’s ...

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Bombay high court upholds Maratha reservation, but says 16% share not justifiable

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the reservation awarded to the Maratha community in government jobs and education, but said the quota percentage should be reduced from 16% to 12% to 13% as recommended by ...

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Air India plane lands in London after bomb threat

An Air India passenger plane flying to the United States was escorted by British fighter jets to land in London on Thursday after a bomb threat. Air India said flight AI 191 from Mumbai to Newark had made a precautionary ...

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NITI Aayog report: Kerala, Andhra top country on health parameters

Kerala was ranked the best in the country in terms of health performance, according to health index scores in a report by NITI Aayog. Kerala had an overall score of 74.01, with Andhra Pradesh coming second at 65.13. The states ...

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Samant Goel is new RAW chief, Kashmir expert Arvind Kumar appointed Intelligence Bureau head

New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday appointed Arvind Kumar, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, as the new director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), while Samant Goel of the Punjab cadre was appointed chief of India’s external ...

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Four terrorists, including three Bangladeshi men, arrested in Kolkata

Kolkata: The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer said on Tuesday. Based on prior information, the STF officers arrested two Bangladeshi ...

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