Fate of over 10,000 Tripura government teachers remains uncertain (5 minutes ago)
Agartala/New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday deferred hearing in the case relating to 10,323 government teachers of Tripura, who are set to lose their jobs on December 31 following an apex court order, prolonging uncertainty regarding their fate.
12 killed in Himachal road accidents (15 minutes ago)
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Twelve people were killed in Himachal Pradesh in two major road accidents on Monday, police said.
Modi slams Rahul for crony capitalism allegations (17 minutes ago)
Patan (Gujarat), Dec 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday came down heavily on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his relentless taunts of crony capitalism against his government, asserting that those who had not seen poverty speak in this language.
Government launches mobile app to ease child deliveries in peripheral areas (17:52)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With the motto to improve labour room quality, Union Minister of State for Finance, S.P. Shukla on Monday launched LaQshya, a safe delivery mobile application for health workers who manage normal and complicated deliveries in peripheral areas.
What is BJP's relation with Max Hospital, asks AAP (17:52)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Slammed the BJP for "opposing" cancellation of licence of Max Hospital here, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday asked what relationship does it have with the hospital.
Why did Congress take 48 hours to acknowledge meeting with Pakistan envoy: BJP (17:48)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The BJP on Monday questioned why it took the Congress over 48 hours to accept that a "hush, hush" meeting with the Pakistani envoy and a former Pakistani Minister did take place at Mani Shankar Aiyar's residence, attended by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former Vice President Hamid Ansari and several Congress leaders.
Centre does not aid Bengal like other states : Mamata (17:36)
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the Narendra Modi-led Central government of not aiding her state the way it aids the others as her government opposes its policies.
You will die of pollution, if you fall in Goan river, Parrikar tells activist (17:32)
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Some of Goa's rivers are so polluted, that if someone is thrown into one, he or she would die of pollution, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday told an activist opposing inclusion of Goa's major rivers in the Inland Waterways Authority of India's list.
India, Russia, China for stable Afghanistan (17:20)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India, Russia and China on Monday called for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process following the 15th Foreign Ministerial Meeting between the three countries here.
Why is Modi mum on Amit Shah's son's meteoric business growth: Rahul (Lead) (17:16)
Tharad (North Gujarat), Dec 11 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking if he was "scared" of BJP national president Amit Shah that he has kept mum on the meteoric rise in the turnover of his son Jay Shah's company.
175 cases of objectionable videos, 5,935 rapes in Odisha in 3 years (17:12)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (IANS) A total of 175 women have become victims of objectionable videos going viral in the last three years in Odisha, while 5,935 rape cases have been reported during the period, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik told the assembly on Monday.
Rahul Gandhi elected Congress President (Second Lead) (17:08)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi, who is putting up a spirited campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, was on Monday elected the President of the Congress, taking over from his mother who had helmed the countrys oldest party for 19 long years.
India, Russia, China express concern over threat of WMDs (17:04)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India, Russia and China on Monday expressed concern over the threat of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) falling into the hands of terrorists following the 15th Foreign Ministerial Meeting between the three countries here.
Minister blames Congress for Jaipur's potholed roads, sanctions Rs 1,000 cr (17:02)
Jaipur, Dec 11 (IANS) As the ruling BJP in Rajasthan completes four years on December 13, state Urban Development Minister Shrichand Kriplani has announced Rs 1,000 crore to repair Jaipur city's potholed roads. He also blamed the previous Congress regime for the plight of roads in Jaipur.
Subsidise expenditure on emergencies at private hospitals: IMA (17:00)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday urged the government to subsidise the cost of treatment in emergency cases in private hospitals and ensure a strong mechanism for reimbursements.
India, Russia, China jointly condemn terrorism (Lead) (16:50)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India, Russia and China on Monday jointly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations while calling for effective implementation of existing international commitments to counter terrorism following the 15th Russia-India-China Foreign Ministerial Meeting here.
Manmohan tells Modi to apologize for 'falsehood and canards' (Lead) (16:48)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading "falsehood and canards" in a desperate bid to win the Gujarat elections and asked him to "apologize to the nation".
'Days of physical banks over, 2020 will be turning point' (16:48)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Monday said the days of physical banks were ending, and that banks unable to make a transition to data analytics and digital banking would die by 2020.
Congress has lost first phase of Gujarat election: Modi (16:42)
Patan, Dec 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Congress has "lost" in Gujarat's first round of Assembly elections and its leaders were blaming Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) as the reason.
Two bank guards killed in militant attack in Kashmir (16:40)
Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Two guards of Jammu and Kashmir Bank were killed on Monday when militants fired indiscriminately at a bank cash van in south Kashmir to loot the money, police said.
Kharola takes charge as Air India CMD (16:40)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Senior bureaucrat Pradeep Singh Kharola on Monday took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Air India.
Manmohan asks Modi to apologize for 'falsehood and canards' (16:40)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmanohan Singh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading "falsehood and canards" in a desperate bid to win the Gujarat elections and asked him to "apologize to the nation".
Raj Thackeray's son Amit engaged to Mumbai fashion designer (16:32)
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray's son Amit was engaged to his longtime girlfriend and fashion designer Mitali Borude at a small ceremony here on Monday afternoon.
Digitisation has exposed people to cyber threats: Prasad (16:28)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said though digitisation has brought in exposure to majority of the people but it has also exposed them to cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
Arbaaz lauds institution for empowering girls, women (16:22)
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Actor Arbaaz Khan has lauded Kripalu Mahila Mahavidyalaya for taking the lead in providing free education to thousands of poor and destitute girls from different regions and religions.