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  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 14
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct14     Reuters 1912 - U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin in Milwaukee. He was saved by his thick coat and a bundle of paper in his breast pocket.  …
  • 'How did Gandhiji commit suicide?' Guj school exam shocker
    'How did Gandhiji commit suicide?' Guj school exam shocker
    New Delhi, October 13 (PTI): A question in a school exam on how Mahatma Gandhi committed suicide has shocked the Gujarat education authorities, prompting them to initiate an inquiry into it.   Another question about boot-legging in dry Gujarat has…
  • Priyanka slams Ravi Shankar Prasad for comment on economy
    Priyanka slams Ravi Shankar Prasad for comment on economy
    New Delhi, October 13 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday slammed Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over his comments linking Bollywood to the economy and dismissing an economic slowdown, saying he must come out of the…
  • Youth ask for job, govt points at moon: Rahul
    Youth ask for job, govt points at moon: Rahul
    New Delhi, October 13 (PTI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the media of distracting people's attention from core issues.   Addressing an election rally at Ausa in…
  • Cong takes swipe at Modi plogging on beach
    Cong takes swipe at Modi plogging on beach
    New Delhi, October 13 (PTI): The Congress' Tamil Nadu unit onSunday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi plogging on the beach at Mahabalipuram on Saturday, wondering if it was a 'drama' since the entire area had been cleaned up earlier…
  • Dibrugarh: PM Narendra Modi gestures as he speaks during an election campaign rally ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, at Moran, in Dibrugarh district, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (PTI Photo)
    PM dares Opposition to bring back Article 370
    PM Narendra Modi gestures as he speaks during an election campaign rally ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, at Moran, in Dibrugarh district, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (PTI Photo)    Jalgaon (Maharashtra), October 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra…
  • Delhi's air quality poor, but better than last few years
    Delhi's air quality poor, but better than last few years
    New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The worsening air quality in Delhi has now firmly entered the poor category with an overall air quality index (AQI) score of 266 on Sunday with the only consolation being that pollution is not as bad as that of previous…
  • Pope elevates Indian nun Thresia to sainthood
    Pope elevates Indian nun Thresia to sainthood
    New Delhi, October 13 (PTI): Indian nun Mariam Thresia and four others were declared Saints by Pope Francis at a grand ceremony at the Vatican City on Sunday.   Mariam Thresia, who founded the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family in…
  • Lynching: Christian body fumes over RSS chief's remark
    Lynching: Christian body fumes over RSS chief's remark
    New Delhi, October 13 (IANS) A full blown war of words is raging between Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat and a top Catholic body over guess what -- who invented the word "lynching". Taking umbrage to Bhagwat's remarks…
  • World Bank slashes India's growth forecast to 6% for this fiscal year
    World Bank slashes India's growth forecast to 6% for this fiscal year
     A bird flies across central Mumbai's financial district skyline, India, June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas   NEW DELHI, October 13 (Reuters) - The World Bank on Sunday slashed its growth forecast for India's current fiscal year to 6%,…
  • 'Over 2 lakh cases pending in information commissions'
    'Over 2 lakh cases pending in information commissions'
    New Delhi, October 12 (IANS): A report on the performance of various information commissions across the country has revealed that more than 2 lakh appeals and complaints are pending for disposal at various stages.  Using data on the backlog of…
  • I-T raids on coaching centres find Rs 150 cr black money
    I-T raids on coaching centres find Rs 150 cr black money
    New Delhi, October 12 (IANS) In raids on a Tamil Nadu-based business group running coaching institutes for competitive examinations, the Income Tax (I-T) Department has seized Rs 30 crore unaccounted cash. The search and seizure operations covering…
  • PM to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Nov 8
    PM to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Nov 8
    New Delhi, October 12 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor to Sri Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on November 8, Union minister Harsimrat Badal said.   Modi will inaugurate the integrated check post…
  • Shiv Sena promises Rs 10/meal, sops for farmers in manifesto
    Shiv Sena promises Rs 10/meal, sops for farmers in manifesto
    Mumbai, October 12 (IANS) 25 years after it had launched Re 1/meal Zunkha Bhakar scheme for the poor in the state, the Shiv Sena announced a 10-fold hike - Rs 10 for a hearty and nutritious plate of food at 1,000 eateries - as part of its Manifesto…
  • Centre's motive is to minimise RTI applications: Shah
    Centre's motive is to minimise RTI applications: Shah
    Home Minister Amit Shah addresses the 14th annual convention of Central Information Commission at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Photograph: @AmitShah/Twitter   New Delhi, October 12 (IANS) Appealing to the people not to misuse the Right to…
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