- Pune's 102-year great-grandpa votes with 270-member family(17:40)
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) In probably a record, a 102-year-old retired British Indian Army officer voted in the Vadgaon-Sheri constituency here on Monday - along with 270 members of his clan, spanning five generations - in the Maharashtra Assembly elections.
- SC extends stay on tree-cutting in Mumbai's Aarey forest(15:40)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday extended the prohibition order on cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony, directing the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till the next date of hearing on November 15.
- BJP MLA claims EVMs only vote for BJP, Rahul shares video(12:18)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared on Twitter a viral video in which Bakhshish Singh Virk, the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Assandh constituency in Haryana, is seen claiming that no matter which button is pressed on the electronic voting machine (EVM), the vote would go to the saffron party.
- Savarkar an accomplished man, says Singhvi(12:02)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Monday called Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, an accomplished man, who played a part in the freedom struggle and went to jail for the country.
- Modi shares Tamil version of poem written at Mamallapuram(22:44)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Continuing his outreach to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released the Tamil translation of the Hindi poem he penned during his visit to Mahabalipuram for the second informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on October 11-12, calling the language "beautiful" and having "nurtured a vibrant culture".
- Students worried as Agra University fails to deliver(14:22)
By Brij Khandelwal
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) When half a dozen student leaders of the Congress youth wing were released after being taken into custody for a black flag demonstration during the Agra University's convocation last week, a question doing the rounds now was whether this "ancient monolithic institution of higher education", could be saved from going to the dogs.
- Bangla Sahib to be differently-abled, senior citizen-friendly(13:46)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As it prepares to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Delhi's iconic Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is being made barrier-free to make it differently-abled and senior citizen-friendly, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (SGMC) President Manjinder Singh Sirsa said on Sunday.
- Frames of anarchy(12:34)
By Sukant Deepak
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) There are times when asking the obvious just cant be helped. And of course, author William Dalrymple is bound to laugh when quizzed about what continues to fascinate him about India even after living here for decades.
- Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up(12:02)
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
- Clerics to educate UP Muslims on NRC documents(09:34)
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The 150-year-old Idara-e-Sharia at Firangi Mahali will now tell Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to keep 22 documents required for the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
- UP schools to mark 'Deepotsav'(13:52)
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) As part of the grand 'Deepotsav' celebrations in Ayodhya this year, the Uttar Pradesh government has begun preparations in all the secondary and primary schools in the state to mark the occasion.