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IAF’s Jaguar fighter plane crashes in UP’s Kushinagar, pilots eject safely

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar fighter plane crashed in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar on Monday. The fighter plane crashed in a non residential area of Kushinagar. No causality has been reported. Both the pilots were able to eject safely. IAF’s ...

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Uttar Pradesh encounters: Constable killed after gangster shoots him in the chest

Meerut: In an encounter in Amroha, a district in Uttar Pradesh, a police constable and a history-sheeter lost their lives. The constable and the alleged history-sheeter lost their lives on Sunday evening in an encounter that saw rounds being fired ...

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Yoga guru Ramdev demands Bharat Ratna for ‘sanyasis’, says no seer chosen for the award in past 70 years

NEW DELHI: Yoga guru Ramdev has lamented that no one from the saint community has been chosen for the country’s highest civilian award – ‘Bharat Ratna’ – in the past 70 years. Demanding ‘Bharat Ratna’ for the ‘sanyasis’ (seers), the ...

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We can resolve Ram Mandir case in 24 hours if Supreme Court unable to do it, claims Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi: Two days before the Supreme Court is set to commence the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath threw a challenge to the apex court, saying that it if the ...

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RSS man booked for cow dung attack on director Priyanandan

Following the attack on director Priyanandan over a controversial Facebook post on Sabarimala, Kerala cops arrested a 25-year old RSS worker on Friday. The accused has been identified as Sarovar, a native of Vallachira in Thrissur. He was nabbed by ...

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Kader Khan, Gautam Gambhir, HS Phoolka among 112 recipients of Padma awards

Late actor Kader Khan, cricketer Gautam Gambhir, senior advocate HS Phoolka, scientist Nambi Narayanan, late journalist Kuldip Nayar, mountaineer Bachendri Pal and southern actor Mohanlal are among the 112 personalities selected for the Padma awards announced this evening ahead of ...

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Drinking, cooking in public on Goa beaches to attract Rs 2,000 fine, imprisonment

Following intense pressure from civil society and tourism industry stakeholders, the Goa cabinet, which met on Thursday evening, approved amendments to the Tourist Trade Act, imposing a fine of Rs 2,000 on errant tourists who cause ‘public nuisance’. Announcing this, ...

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Body extracted from flooded Meghalaya rat-hole coal mine

A body was extracted on Thursday from the flooded coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district where 15 miners were trapped inside since December 13. The recovery, made 43 days after the accident, has raised hopes of locating the ...

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Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, a former militant now an Ashoka Chakra awardee

New Delhi: Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, a former militant-turned-soldier who laid down his life during an anti-terror operation at Batagund village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian in November, will be awarded India’s highest peacetime gallantry medal, the Ashoka Chakra. ...

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Arun Jaitley’s return may be delayed, Piyush Goyal to fill in

Signalling that Arun Jaitley’s return from the US, where he is undergoing treatment, could be delayed, President Ram Nath Kovind has temporarily allocated the Finance Ministry to Piyush Goyal, who is currently Minister of Railways and Coal. In a communique ...

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PM Modi to inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort on Wednesday to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. Modi will also visit the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum, (museum on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War ...

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joins politics, gets key UP post ahead of polls

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has finally taken the plunge into politics, just months ahead of the national election due by May. Often dubbed the “Brahmastra” or the mythical ultimate weapon of the Congress, Priyanka ...

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BSF hands over 31 Rohingyas to Tripura police ending standoff with Bangladesh

The Border Security Force on Tuesday handed over the 31 Rohingya Muslims, who were stranded on the India-Bangladesh border for three days, to the Tripura police, ending a standoff with its counterpart, the BGB, on the issue, officials said. They ...

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Three terrorists, including IPS officer’s brother, killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Shopian

The brother of an Indian Police Service officer was among three terrorists killed on Monday in an encounter in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. The security forces stormed their hide-out during a pre-dawn raid, officials said. The forces also destroyed an ...

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