Shutdown hits life in 4 Assam districts(14:56) Guwahati, Jan 27 (IANS) Normal life was hit on Monday in four districts of Assam due to a 12-hour shutdown called by some non-Bodo outfits protesting against the Central government's decision to ink a peace accord with the various Bodo groups.
State has no power to abolish Legislative Council: TDP(12:40) Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's main opposition the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Monday said the state government or the Assembly has no power to abolish the Legislative Council and the decision would depend on the Centre.
Is China suppressing the coronavirus infections?(00:15) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) China is facing accusations from the world community of suppressing and playing down the coronavirus outbreak and the scale of infections which some reports say now I as high as 90,000 while the official Beijing figure is just 1,975.
Koregaon-Bhima: Tussle brews between M'rashtra, Centre(15:42) By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) A day after Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar raised serious doubts over the 2018 Elgar Parishad/Koregaon-Bhima investigations, the Centre swiftly moved against the Maha Vikas Aghadi government and transferred the probe into the case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
8 Union, 56 UP ministers to take part in 'Ganga Yatra'(13:48) Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) When UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath embarks on his ambitious Ganga Yatra from Monday, eight union ministers including home minister Amit Shah, and 56 ministers from Uttar Pradesh, will be a part of the event.
TV broadcasters fear massive loss due to NTO 2.0(11:42) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) With the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) bringing amendments to the broadcast tariff regulations much sooner than expected, television broadcasters believe they are staring at a massive cut in their subscription base and loss in revenue.
Omar in white beard surfaces on Twitter(17:38) Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's latest photograph wearing a woollen cap and sporting a long white beard surfaced on social media on Saturday, and went viral.
"Dekho apna desh" pledge to boost local tourism(13:04) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) In a bid to encourage more footfall on domestic tourism destinations, the Tourism ministry started a unique "Dekho Apna Desh" campaign asking Indians to take pledge to visit at least 15 different tourism locations in India by the year 2022.
No major coronavirus impact so far on India-China air sector(21:07) By Nirbhay Kumar New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The outbreak of coronavirus in Chinese province of Wuhan has set off alarm bells across the globe but air traffic on India-China route is yet to see any major impact, primarily because it is not peak travel season.
R'sthan farmers dig, sleep in pits demanding compensation(19:53) Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Farmers in village Ladli Ka Baas in Rajasthan's Dausa district have started an indefinite protest from Thursday over disproportionate distribution of compensation for their land which has been acquired for the construction of Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway.
Govt preparing law to link Aadhaar to Voter ID (IANS Exclusive)(13:58) By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Law Ministry has been working on a Cabinet note to prepare a new law after considering the Election Commission's proposal to give it statutory backing to collect the Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in the electoral rolls.
Meerut to have war memorial for animals(11:05) Meerut, Jan 24 (IANS) A first of its kind war memorial for animals is being planned in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city. It will feature those animals that have lost their lives in counter-insurgency operation, mainly in Kashmir.
Farmers to get back land grabbed by Azam Khan(08:59) Rampur, Jan 24 (IANS) After taking possession of 104 bighas of land in the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, run by the Jauhar Trust, Rampur administration has decided to launch the process of releasing the 'occupied land' to the 'rightful owners'.