Pregnant woman, her niece die (4 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A preganant woman and her teenaged niece were badly burnt in a fire at their house on Sunday morning and succumbed to their injuries while her three-year-old daughter is in critical condition, a Delhi Fire Service officer said.
BJP sacks four Karnataka unit officials for dissidence (28 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, April 30 (IANS) Cracking down on dissidence, the BJP's Karnataka unit on Sunday removed four of its office-bearers.
Bike rally to protest felling of trees in north Bengal (23:18)
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) The public protest against the alleged illegal, large-scale felling of trees in north Bengal took a sharp turn on Sunday with at least a hundred participating in a 33 km bike rally from Siliguri to Lataguri, near the Gorumara National Park, sporting green capes.
BJP leader makes obscene remarks about Mamata, draws flak (22:24)
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) A BJP leader on Sunday drew flak from political opponents and civil society for making obscene comments about West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Actor Vikram stable (22:22)
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Actor Vikram Chatterjee, who sustained injuries in a car accident, was stable, but needs to remain in hospital for a few more days, sources said.
Man, son killed in LPG cylinder leak fire (22:06)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A 50-year-old man and his son were killed in a fire that broke out due to a leaking LPG cylinder in their shanty in a south Delhi area, police said on Sunday.
Specialised tests needed for diagnosis of motility, say experts (22:06)
Hyderabad April 30 (IANS) Specialised tests are required for a definitive diagnosis of motility and functional bowel diseases, said gastroenterologists at a two-day national conference, which concluded here on Sunday.
Rahul to address public meeting in Gujarat on Monday (22:04)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in Gujarat's Narmada district on Monday to mark the beginning of his campaign ahead of the upcoming assembly elections, a party leader said.
Kinpin of arms supplier gang held with 40 pistols (21:48)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) An insterstate gang of illegal arms suppliers has been busted with the arrest of its kingpin and his associate and 40 semi-automatic pistols they came to supply to local criminals in Delhi and adjoining areas have been seized, police said on Sunday.
SSB apprehends two Maoists in Bihar (21:38)
Patna, April 30 (IANS) The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Sunday said it has caught two "hard core" Maoists from Bihar's Saraiya district for their involvement in an IED blast at a kiln in 2016 which left three workers injured.
Turkish President Erdogan arrives in India (21:32)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here on Sunday evening on a state visit for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday on economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
One killed in Srinagar grenade blast (20:48)
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) A civilian was killed and four others - two civilians and two policemen - were injured on Sunday evening in the blast after militants hurled at a grenade at a police station here, police said.
Man, 50, killed in Delhi blaze (Second Lead) (20:42)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A 50-year-old man was killed in a blaze which gutted more than 30 shanties here on Sunday, a fire official said. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the family of the victim.
RERA to role out from May 1 (20:42)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The long-awaited Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) will be implemented from May 1, with the government calling it the beginning of a "new era".
Kejriwal says no rift with Kumar Vishwas (Lead) (20:08)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday denied any rift with senior leader Kumar Vishwas after an AAP MLA accused the latter of trying to break the party at the BJP's behest.
Goyal to open state power ministers' meet on May 3 (20:08)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal will inaugurate a two-day conference of state power ministers here on May 3, which will also be attended by senior officials from government as well as public sector undertakings (PSUs), an official said on Sunday.
Goan artist to present Portuguse PM with Pessoa painting (19:38)
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Popular but reclusive Goan artist Vamona Navelcar's painting of Portugal's most popular poet Fernando Pessoa, will be Goa's gift to Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa when he graces the 30th anniversary celebrations of Lisbon's Casa de Goa.
Post-poll violence: 9 held for attack on Delhi teacher (19:06)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Delhi Police on Sunday apprehended nine persons, including three juveniles, for attacking a government school teacher who allegedly did not support their candidate in the recently-concluded civic polls in Delhi.
Speak to me, not media, Patnaik tells BJD leaders (18:54)
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) With senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaders openly airing their voices against the party's functioning, Odisha Chief Minister and party chief Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said they should lodge their complaint with him instead of going to media.
DRI seizes cache of arms, animal skins in Delhi, UP (18:48)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The DRI on Sunday claimed to have busted an international syndicate engaged in smuggling of high-end firearms and animal skins following raids conducted in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Kumar Vishwas trying to break AAP at BJP's behest: MLA (18:44)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan on Sunday alleged that senior leader Kumar Vishwas was conspiring to break the party and had asked some legislators to join the BJP with an offer of Rs 30 crore each.
Rs 2 lakh compensation for Delhi blaze victim kin: Kejriwal (Lead) (18:08)
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the family of the victim of a blaze that gutted more than 30 shanties here on Sunday.
CPI-M looking into 'attack' on former Bengal minister by Trinamool (18:06)
Siliguri (West Bengal), April 30 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal Minister Ashok Bhattacharya, who was hospitalised after Trinamool Congress councillors allegedly "attacked" him at a meeting of the Siliguri civic body, on Sunday said his party is looking into the incident.
Gopalakrishnan to be IIT Kharagpur distinguished professor (18:06)
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Former Director at Tata Sons Ltd R Gopal Gopalakrishnan is set to join IIT Kharagpur as a distinguished professor, the institute's director said on Sunday.
Tourists cheer as rain brings down mercury in Himachal (18:04)
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) Rains brought down mercury in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, bringing cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat wave in the northern plains. Higher reaches saw mild snow.