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  • A elderly woman holds her voter identity card as she shows her inked finger after casting vote during the bye-poll of Mahalaxmi Layout constituency, in Bengaluru, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (PTI Photo)
    Karnataka bypolls see moderate to heavy turnout
    A elderly woman holds her voter identity card as she shows her inked finger after casting vote during the bye-poll of Mahalaxmi Layout constituency, in Bengaluru, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (PTI Photo)   Bengaluru, December 5 (IANS) The crucial by-…
  • Loans given to Tom, Dick, Harry, Jija, Bhatija during UPA-II: FM
    Loans given to Tom, Dick, Harry, Jija, Bhatija during UPA-II: FM
    New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) Commercial banks gave loans to every Tom, Dick, Harry, 'Jija' (brother-in-law) and 'Bhatija' (nephew) during the UPA-II regime, leaving a huge burden on the next government, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said…
  • Aaditya shares candid photo of Uddhav''s swearing-in
    Aaditya shares candid photo of Uddhav''s swearing-in
    New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray took to Instagram and shared a candid photo where his mother Rashmi is seen congratulating her husband Uddhav Thackeray after he took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on…
  • RS passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill
    New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, paving the way for expediting growth and slashing corporate tax rate.   "Good reforms to boost the economy will continue," Finance Minister…
  • Nirav Modi proclaimed 'fugitive economic offender'
    Mumbai, December 5 (IANS) In a big boost for Indian investigating agencies, a special PMLA court has proclaimed absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank scam of 2017, as a 'fugitive…
  • Hyderabad replay in UP , rape victim set ablaze by accused
    Hyderabad replay in UP , rape victim set ablaze by accused
    Unnao, December 5 (IANS) Days after the rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad that led to national outrage, a girl was set ablaze, allegedly by the same accused who had raped her earlier, in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao on Thursday. The…
  • Chidambaram targets PM Modi over his silence on economy
    Chidambaram targets PM Modi over his silence on economy
    New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday trained his guns at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on economic slowdown and termed the government an "incompetent manager of the economy". He also…
  • Bengal media scared to ask questions to CM: Guv
    Bengal media scared to ask questions to CM: Guv
    Kolkata, December 5 (IANS) Claiming that the media was "scared" to ask questions to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday urged journalists to show courage, shed their fears and pose queries where they…
  • Priyanka to discuss UP law and order with party
    Priyanka to discuss UP law and order with party
    New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) After the incident of a rape survivor being set ablaze in Unnao, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be discussing the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh with the strategy committee and chalk out a plan for…
  • 1984 riots could have been avoided if... Manmohan Singh
    1984 riots could have been avoided if... Manmohan Singh
    New Delhi, December 5 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that Inder Kumar Gujral's advice to then Home Minister Narsimha Rao would have prevented the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, if the latter had heard and acted over it.   Speaking at an…
  • 5 ITBP jawans killed, 3 hurt in firing among themselves
    Raipur, December 4 (PTI) Five personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were killed and three others injured in an exchange of fire among themselves in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place…
  • India ranked fifth vulnerable to climate change
    India ranked fifth vulnerable to climate change
    Madrid, December 4 (IANS) The escalating consequences of climate change are now hitting both rich and poor countries, a report published on Wednesday said. India was ranked fifth vulnerable globally. The Climate Risk Index 2020, an annual report by…
  • India saw 28% reduction in malaria cases last year: WHO
    New Delhi, December 4 (IANS) Of the 11 countries with the worlds highest malaria burdens, India was one of only two countries to reduce malaria cases between 2017 and 2018, achieving a 28 per cent reduction in such cases, according to a new World…
  • UP girl kidnapped, gangraped in car with police logo
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), December 4 (IANS) Four persons, including a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and the son of a retired jailor, have been arrested for allegedly abducting a class 10 student and then gang-raping her at a deserted…
  • Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill
    Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill
    The City Clock Tower area in Dimapur,  normally abuzz with activity till late night, is seen deserted during a shutdown called against CAB on November 19, 2019. (Morung File Photo)    'I am confident that when the Bill's provisions are announced,…
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