Committed to waive farm loans: Karnataka CM (8 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government is committed to waiving farm loans.
India repatriates six Pakistani prisoners (12 minutes ago)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday repatriated six Pakistani prisoners back to their country, the External Affairs Ministry said.
Show cause notice to ketamine manufacturing unit owner in Goa (16 minutes ago)
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The Goa State Industrial Development Corporation on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to Vasudev Parab, whose industrial unit at the Pissurlem industrial estate was raided last week by the DRI officials.
Omar seeks early elections in J&K (Lead) (17:04)
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday demanded early elections in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led government, forcing Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to resign.
Kerala to open 70 day-care centres for the elderly (16:46)
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Seventy new state-of-the-art day-care centres for senior citizens will be opened in Kerala, the assembly was informed on Tuesday.
Don't have mandate to form government in J&K: Omar (16:44)
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said his party would not stake claim to form the government in the state since it did not have the mandate.
BJP ruined Kashmir, now donning new mask: Congress (16:42)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ruining the situation in Kashmir and then pulling out of the alliance government at its convenience.
Odisha extends summer vacation due to heat wave (16:34)
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to keep schools closed till June 25 due to the prevailing heat wave conditions in the state, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Haryana transfers top police officers (16:34)
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) The Haryana government on Tuesday issued transfer and posting orders of eight senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including the Police Commissioners of Gurugram and Panchkula, an official said.
Congress celebrates Rahul Gandhi's birthday (16:30)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders reached party President Rahul Gandhi's mother Sonia Gandhi's residence to greet the former's 48th birthday on Tuesday.
Trilateral Malabar maritime exercise concludes off Guam coast (16:28)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The maritime forces of India, the US and Japan participated in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar 2018 which conducted off the coast of Guam from June 7 to 16, the US Navy's Commander, Task Force 70 (CTF 70) Public Affairs, said on Tuesday.
Mamata wishes Rahul on 48th birthday (16:26)
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wished Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his 48th birthday.
Nobody rejoining AIADMK, says disqualified MLA (16:24)
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) All the 18 disqualified legislators of the AIADMK are united and the party can't lure even one of them, a disqualified MLA said here on Tuesday.
SC notice to Maharashtra, Trimbakeshwar temple trust (16:22)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought a response from Maharashtra and the Trimbakeshwar Sansthan Trust on a plea for increasing the number of trustees from the general public to six with two seats reserved for females in the Board of Trustees of the historic Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple in Maharashtra.
J&K unlikely to see normalcy: Owaisi (16:20)
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to pull out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government and the expected imposition of Governor's rule won't bring normalcy in the state, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Tuesday.
Governor's rule inevitable in J&K (16:12)
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) After the fall of the BJP-PDP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, the imposition of Governor's rule became inevitable in the state Tuesday.
BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP (Second Lead) (16:00)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) More than three years after they formed an uneasy coalition, the BJP on Tuesday pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, citing growing terror activities and radicalization in the valley making its continuance "untenable".
In search of a suitable girl (June 20 is writer Vikram Seth's 66th Birthday) (15:50)
By Saket Suman
Hardly has any novel been awaited with as much curiosity and anticipation in recent times as Vikram Seth's sequel to the monumental "A Suitable Boy" (1993). Five years on, since he was first expected to deliver the manuscript, the novel is still to see the light of the day. But what seems like a saga of missed deadlines can very well -- far from our eyes -- be a masterpiece in the making.
Mamata greets Uddhav Thackeray on Shiv Sena Foundation Day (15:46)
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday greeted Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on the occasion of the party's 52nd Foundation Day.
Italy backs Afghan peace process (15:32)
Rome, June 19 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi voiced support for Afghanistan's stabilization and its peace process during a meeting with the Afghan government's chief executive Abdullah Abdullah, the Foreign Ministry said.
AAP MLAs forced out of LG's house (15:26)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs Somnath Bharti and S.K. Bagga were forced out of Lt. Governor (LG) Anil Baijal's house on Tuesday after they refused to leave following a meeting.
Surprised Mehbooba Mufti resigns (15:22)
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) After the BJP pulled out of the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a surprised Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday submitted her resignation to Governor N.N. Vohra.
Government banks continue to fund coal projects in India: Report (15:12)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A majority of government-owned banks and financial institutions continued to fund coal projects in India in 2017, an analysis of energy project lending said on Tuesday.
Earring extracted from Mumbai toddler's windpipe (15:02)
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) A team of doctors extracted a 2-inch earring stuck in the windpipe of a one-year-old toddler, an official said here on Tuesday.