People of all ages, shades came together to 'lynch' communal hatred (01:10)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) "Everyone, please stand up for one-minute silence for the people who died due to lynching" came an announcement from the stage and almost a thousand people stood up in silence, but one person didn't -- wheelchair-seated 82-year-old Mrs Kapoor Shukla.
President summons Rajya Sabha for monsoon session (00:38)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha for monsoon session from July 17 and it is scheduled to conclude on August 11.
DU requested to fix glitches in university portal (00:34)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) on Wednesday requested the Delhi University administration to look into the problem of slow university portal caused by increase in the website traffic, as it is the peak admission time.
Congress undecided over attending GST launch (00:16)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Congress appears undecided over attending the special midnight function in Parliament house on June 30 to mark the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and a final decision is expected on Thursday, party sources said.
HC commutes death penalty of dacoit Sonu Sardar to life term (00:10)
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday commuted to life term the death sentence awarded to a dacoit Sonu Sardar, guilty of murder of five persons, including two children, in Chhattisgarh in 2004.
Highlights of Cabinet nod to pay panel recommendations on allowances for central government staff (23:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Following are highlights of the approval given by the Cabinet to the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on allowances with some modifications.
GJM rallies Gorkha kids on Darjeeling streets, sporadic violence reported (Lead) (23:26)
Darjeeling, June 28 (IANS) Amid reports of sporadic violence in the north Bengal hills, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) on Wednesday took out a pro-Gorkhaland rally with Gorkha children in Darjeeling, even as state governor K.N. Tripathi urged all stakeholders to find a solution to the vexed issue through discussions.
Arrogance of AAP government to blame for violence in assembly: BJP (23:26)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday attacked the Delhi government, saying the arrogance of Delhi government and AAP was responsible for the violence and anarchy in the Delhi Assembly after two men created ruckus in the assembly alleging corruption and shouted slogans against Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
West Bengal Governor urges Centre, state and GJM to solve Darjeeling unrest (22:58)
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Expressing concern about the situation of unrest in the north Bengal hills, West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi on Wednesday urged the Centre, state government and the GJM to find a solution through discussion.
Modi to visit Gujarat on Thursday (22:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat for two days from Thursday during which he will attend a number of programmes in different areas and unveil some projects.
FICCI Arise cautions schools on revised fee payment (22:56)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The FICCI Alliance for Re-Imagining School Education (FICCI Arise) on Wednesday advised schools to be extra sensitive towards students and parents with regard to payment of revised fees.
Celebs, activists hit Kolkata streets against lynchings (22:52)
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) A large number of activists, film personalities, poets, writers, musicians and studnets on Wednesday staged a protest here against mob lynchings.
Mamata government to give rebates on cinema tickets in GST regime (22:50)
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Wednesday decided to give rebates on regional cinema tickets in the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime so that the effective tax rate will remain at par with the existing two per cent entertainment tax, a senior minister said on Wednesday.
Will urge LG to give ownership rights to gram sabha land allottees: Kejriwal (22:48)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that he, along with all party MLAs, will approach Lt. Governor Anil Baijal and request him to give ownership right to the people allotted plots of gram sabha land under the Centre's 20-point programme.
Congress criticises sending 2 men to jail over Delhi Assembly ruckus (22:46)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday condemned the "harsh punishment" handed out to two men, who created a ruckus in the Delhi Assembly alleging corruption by the Delhi government, saying it was against the spirit of "democratic values".
Why is PM silent over use of 'Indian-administered J&K' by US: Congress (Lead) (22:44)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Congress party on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for their silence over the use of the term "Indian-administered Kashmir" in a US government order and asked whether it was a "sell-out of national interests".
Meghalaya traditional chiefs, women's groups demand action in Delhi Golf Club issue (22:38)
Shillong, June 28 (IANS) Traditional chiefs and women's groups in Meghalaya on Wednesday voiced their anger over the the Delhi Golf Club issue where a woman wearing a Jainsem, a dress worn by the indigenous Khasi women, was asked to leave.
Break silence on Chinese troop incursions: Congress to government (22:12)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday questioned the Modi government's silence on China's move to stop Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar and incursions by Chinese troops into Indian territory, and demanded its response.
Cabinet nod to pay panel recommendations on allowances, to benefit 48 lakh employees (Second Lead) (21:50)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Over 34 lakh central government employees and 14 lakh defence personnel will get enhanced house rent and other allowances, including special allowances in hardship postings like Siachen, that will cost the exchequer Rs 30,748 crore a year.
Hundreds protest in Delhi against lynchings, communal divide (21:42)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including film stars and social activists, on Wednesday gathered at Jantar Mantar here to protest against the recent incidents of lynching of minorities and Dalits, particularly in BJP-ruled states.
Odisha approves plan for police modernization (21:36)
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday approved an action plan for 2017-18 for police modernization, with the focus on strengthening the anti-Maoist and anti-criminal operations.
HP officials colluding with hotel owners in Kasauli (21:34)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said officials of the town planning department of Himachal Pradesh were hand in gloves with the owners of hotels and resorts in Kasauli engaged in unauthorized construction.
Two men disrupt Delhi Assembly proceedings, allege corruption by AAP (Second Lead) (21:32)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Two men, who claimed to be AAP members, disrupted Delhi Assembly proceedings for some time on Wednesday when they threw printed slips of paper alleging corruption by the Delhi government and shouted slogans against Minister Satyendar Jain. The two were taken in custody.
Put location, work roster of safai karamcharis on website: Delhi HC (21:22)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that the location and time-wise work roster as well as identity of each safai karamchari working under civic bodies should be put up on their website and at the site which a worker is assigned.
Mamata slams 'unnecessary hurry' on GST, says TMC to boycott roll-out event (Second Lead) (21:18)
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Raising concerns over the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from July 1, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the "unnecessary disastrous hurry" to roll-out the pan-India tax regime is "another epic blunder" of the Centre, after the demonetisation move.