Modi to visit MP on Tuesday (Lead) (3 minutes ago)
Mandla/New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district for a day on Tuesday to participate in a host of public programmes.
Bengal panchayat polls: One dead, MLA injured in violence during nominations (Second Lead) (5 minutes ago)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups claimed one life while a Congress legislator was among a large number of people injured on the extended date of filing nominations for the West Bengal Panchayat polls on Monday.
SC seeks government's response on plea against provision criminalising gay sex (7 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Central government's response on hotelier Kesav Suri challenging Indian Penal Code's Section 377 which criminalises any sort of homosexual activity and other forms of unnatural sex.
Voting hours for May 12 Karnataka Assembly polls extended (9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In view of the hot weather conditions, the Election Commission on Monday extended the polling hours for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections by an hour.
Delhi Assembly's committees reconstituted (11 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Monday reconstituted various standing committees and other panels of the house and held a formal meeting with their members and heads.
Opposition was unsure of its charges in impeachment notice: BJP (19 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Monday said the opposition members, who had moved impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, were unsure of their charges as they had used words such as "appears to be", "likely" and "prima facie" in their petition.
PDP member called on me deceitfully: Mirwaiz (23 minutes ago)
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday said that though his doors are open for everyone, yet a member of the state's ruling PDP who met him earlier in the day had done so "deceitfully".
Create niche experiences for tourists, recommends Ficci-Yes Bank report (23 minutes ago)
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) There is a need to create new and unique themes to promote tourism and also provide niche experiences to international tourists, a Ficci-Yes Bank report on tourism said.
Subsidised foodgrain for SC, ST, OBC hostel students: Paswan (Lead) (29 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised rates.
Steel handling begins at Odisha's Dhamra Port (20:30)
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Steel handling at Odisha's Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel's Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.
Modi's new slogan: Save daughters from BJP, says Rahul (20:28)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kathua and Unnao rape incidents, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he will come up with a new slogan asking people to save their daughters from his BJP.
DMK holds human chain protest for Cauvery Board (20:28)
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) DMK, along with its allies and like minded parties, on Monday held human chain protest in all district headquarters to pressurise the Central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Authority (CWRC).
Settle matters with The Wire outside court, SC again tells Jay Shah (20:28)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday again asked BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah to settle his defamation suit with The Wire even as the news portal said a firm no to an apology but agreed to carry a clarification.
India-Poland bilateral trade crosses $3 bn in 2017: Polish envoy (20:28)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The bilateral trade between India and Poland has crossed $ 3 billion in 2017 and the European country is exploring various sectors to improve the trade balance, the Polish envoy to India said here on Monday.
BJP releases fourth list of candidates for Karnataka (20:22)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Monday released fourth list of seven candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly.
Woman fraudster arrested in Jammu (20:18)
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) A woman, who had duped many people here on the pretext of giving them suitable interest for money to be deposited with her, was arrested here on Monday, police said.
AIADMK-BJP not a double-barrel gun, say AIADMK leaders (20:02)
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Leaders of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Monday denied that they are acting like a double-barrel gun, along with the BJP.
New industrial policy coming soon, to boost MSMEs: Prabhu (19:44)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's new industrial policy, to be announced soon, is designed to create an ecosystem to help the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and link them to the global market, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday.
LIC Housing posts Rs 1,989 cr net profit (19:42)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) LIC Housing Finance Company Ltd on Monday said it closed last fiscal with a net profit of Rs 1,989.58 crore.
Abducted girl rescued from Ghaziabad seminary (19:32)
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) A minor girl abducted from Delhi has been recovered from a madrassa in Ghaziabad.
Shepherd injured in IED explosion near LoC (19:20)
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) A sheepherd was injured in an IED explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday, police said.
Improper for Naidu to reject impeachment motion: Goa Congress leader (19:14)
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) It was improper for Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu to make advance publicity a ground to reject an impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra since many BJP leaders have done so in the past, Goa Congress President Shantaram Naik said on Monday.
1,127 nominations for Karnataka Assembly polls (19:12)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) had received 1,127 nominations for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly polls till Monday, the penultimate day before the deadline ends, the poll panel said.
Congress' impeachment move was attempt to weaken SC: Amit Shah (19:10)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi after the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was rejected, accusing them of seeking to "demonize and weaken" every institution maintaining its individual identity.
SC rejects plea for cutting scenes depicting Sati from 'Padmavat' (18:56)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea for the chopping of the scenes from "Padmavat" which were eulogizing 'Sati' and would adversely impact the viewers of the film.