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  • SC sets aside its 2018 verdict on SC/ST Act
    New Delhi, October 1 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside its judgement which introduced measures like prior inquiry before the arrest of an accused under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989.  …
  • Restrictions eased, all landlines made operational: J&K govt
    New Delhi, October 1 (IANS): The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that restrictions have been eased there, with Section 144 of CrPC withdrawn in all police stations and all landlines restored.   In an affidavit…
  • Phone tapping: "I am clean," says Kumaraswamy
    Bengaluru, October 1 (PTI): Amid reports that his aides are likely to be summoned by the CBI for questioning in connection with alleged phone tapping during the tenure of the coalition government led by him, former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on…
  • Personal liberty's balance with national security must: SC
    New Delhi, October 1 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the personal liberty will have to be balanced against the requirements of national security while hearing petitions relating to the communications blackout in Kashmir.   The…
  • India shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products
    India shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products
    A woman drinks tea in a plastic cup at a roadside tea stall in Ahmedabad on September 26, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo)   NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 1 (REUTERS): India has held off imposing a blanket ban on single-use plastics to combat pollution, officials…
  • NRC must for national security: Shah
    NRC must for national security: Shah
    Home Minister, Amit Shah speaking in Kolkata on October 1.   Kolkata, October 1 (PTI): The NRC is "a must" for national security and will be implemented, Union Home Minister Amit Shah declared on Tuesday but made it clear that Hindu, Sikh, Jain…
  • More than 1,600 die in India's heaviest monsoon season for 25 years
    More than 1,600 die in India's heaviest monsoon season for 25 years
    A man sits on a boundary wall of a house as he waits to be evacuated from a flood-affected neighbourhood in Patna, in the eastern state of Bihar on October 1. (REUTERS Photo)   NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW, October 1 (Reuters): The heaviest monsoon rains to…
  • India monsoon to withdraw from October 10, marking most delayed retreat
    India monsoon to withdraw from October 10, marking most delayed retreat
    MUMBAI, October 1 (Reuters):India's June-September monsoon rains are likely to start withdrawing from the northwest region from October 10, marking the most delayed retreat of the seasonal rainfall, the Indian Meteorological Department said on…
  • Kerala has emerged on top among 20 large states
    Kerala tops Niti Aayog''s School Education Quality Index among large states, UP at the bottom
    Ranking of 20 large states in terms of quality of school education. (Image Courtesy: Niti Aayog)     New Delhi, September 30 (PTI): Kerala has emerged on top among 20 large states in terms of quality of school education, followed by Rajasthan and…
  • Highest Indian monsoon rains in 25 years to boost winter crops
    Highest Indian monsoon rains in 25 years to boost winter crops
    MUMBAI, October 1 (Reuters): Monsoon rains in India were 10% above average in 2019 and the highest in 25 years as seasonal rainfall continued longer than expected, the weather department said on Monday.   Extra June-September monsoon rainfall will…
  • 21 dead, 53 injured as private bus overturns in Gujarat
    21 dead, 53 injured as private bus overturns in Gujarat
    New Delhi, September 30 (PTI): At least 21 passengers were killed and more than 50 others injured when a packed private luxury bus overturned in a hilly area in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat on Monday evening, said officials.   The mishap…
  •  I am sure of victory: Aaditya Thackeray
     I am sure of victory: Aaditya Thackeray
    Mumbai, September 30 (PTI): Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray, the elder son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, on Monday said he will contest the October 21 assembly elections.  Aaditya made the announcement at a party rally in Mumbai.    He will…
  • HC denies Chidambaram bail, says likely to influence witnesses
    HC denies Chidambaram bail, says likely to influence witnesses
    New Delhi, September 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, observing that he is likely to "influence the witnesses" in the INX Media case. "This Court cannot dispute the fact…
  • 'KashmirOnomics' to speed up economic growth in JK, Ladakh
    New Delhi, September 30 (IANS) In a bid to create avenues for economic growth in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh regions, prominent civil society members have come together for the 'KashmirOnomics' initiative, which is a think tank to help chart an…
  • Innovations will fuel India to become $5 tn economy: Modi
    Innovations will fuel India to become $5 tn economy: Modi
    Chennai, September 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the foundation of the 21st century rests on the pillars of innovation, team work and technology which would fuel India to become a $5 trillion economy. Dividing the people…
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