• In Puducherry: Use public services, watch Kabali for free.

    Kabali is a gangster-drama film where the super star is playing a Malaysian gangster Don Kabali.. Kabali: Rajinikanth, who enjoys a cult following in the state, has enormous influence among the people.

    Even as ...

    India 2016-07-01 12:20:38

    WATCH: Tejas light combat aircraft gliding and somersaulting in the skies.

    Tejas made its first appearance at a foreign air show when it took part in the Bahrain International Air Show 2016 and impressed enthusiasts. A video screenshot of Tejas gliding through the skies (Image courtesy: P...

    India 2016-07-01 11:10:06

    LIVE: Made in India LCA Tejas aircraft take first flight after being inducted into IAF.

    IAF plans to induct over 80 aircraft with better specifications known as Tejas 1A. . Two LCA Tejas aircraft was inducted into IAF today. (Source: ANI)

    Indian Air Force on Friday inducted the first squ...

    India 2016-07-01 10:30:04

    10 facts you probably didnt know about the newly-inducted Tejas LCA.

    Tejas LCA made its first flight on January 4th, 2001, a milestone for the aviation industry in the country. Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Mk-1 (Express Archives)

    The dream of the Indian Air Force to have a squadr...

    India 2016-07-01 09:31:25

    Punjab Cong leaders at odds over VIP culture.

    Both the leaders, along with MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh and DCC rural chairman Jagbir Singh Brar, were in the city Thursday for a series of meetings with over 25 trade organisations and Dalit leadership to prepare ...

    India 2016-07-01 04:21:33

    Raghuram Rajan wanted to be RBI Governor, I honoured that commitment: Manmohan Singh.

    Raghuram Rajan became RBI governor in 2013 and last month said he would not opt for a second term.. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan at a meeting in New Delhi. (Source: PTI/File)


    India 2016-07-01 04:06:50

    In Bihar, cop slaps magistrate.

    The ACJM lodged a complaint with the Chief Judicial Magistrate..

    A police constable allegedly slapped an Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) of the Gopalganj civil court when the latter asked him to let...

    India 2016-07-01 03:40:44

    25 years on, Manmohan Singh has a regret: In crisis, we act. When its over, back to status quo.

    Today, July 1, marks the 25th year of the historic devaluation of the rupee that set in motion the irreversible process of opening the Indian economy. The Indian Express speaks to those who unlocked the power of ch...

    India 2016-07-01 03:36:27

    Pulwama: Two militants shot, villagers clash with police.

    The encounter took place barely 12 km away from Freshbal Pampore, where two Lashkar fidayeen targeted a CRPF convoy, killing eight personnel. .

    TWO Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed and two policemen injure...

    India 2016-07-01 03:21:38

    Tracing the backgrounds of NIAs 11 suspects in Hyderabad plot.

    City-based persons were arrested by NIA on charges of involvement in a terror module suspected to be linked to the Islamic State and conspiring to carry out bomb attacks.. In the car are the five arrested for alleg...

    India 2016-07-01 02:21:26

    RSS-backed magazine targets Ashoka: He was reason for Indias decline (but) worshipped as great.

    The RVKP is affiliated to the Sangh Parivar as a part of the RSS’s tribal wing, the Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, which is headquartered in Chhattisgarh.. While the article recognises Ashoka’s greatness as a w...

    India 2016-07-01 02:21:17

    Delhi: SHO among five cops transferred over shortcomings in investigation.

    The order came from Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma after the incident was first reported in The Indian Express..

    Five police personnel, including the station house officer (SHO) of Mianwali Nagar po...

    India 2016-07-01 02:14:39

    IB official among two held for liquor smuggling in Delhi.

    Police have seized liquor worth Rs 50 lakh and Rs 15.5 lakh cash from them..

    An Intelligence Bureau (IB) assistant sub-inspector and another person have been arrested on charges of smuggling imported liquor, sa...

    India 2016-07-01 02:00:55

    Lucknow court holds 3 Pak-based Jaish suicide squad members guilty.

    The court has fixed July 14 for argument on the quantum of sentence..

    A LUCKNOW court on Thursday convicted three Pakistani nationals, members of a suicide squad of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), after they were a...

    India 2016-07-01 01:28:49

    Petrol price cut by 89 paisa per litre, diesel cheaper by 49 paisa per litre.

    This is the first reduction in rates in two months. . Petrol will cost Rs 64.76 a litre in Delhi from midnight tonight as compared to Rs 65.65 per litre currently, Indian Oil Corp, the nation’s largest fuel r...

    India 2016-06-30 22:15:09

    Know Babulal Gaur, the minister of controversies.

    Gaur has been in the news, in the recent times, following his controversial remarks and actions. . Babulal Gaur (Source: ANI photo)

    Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur resigned from his post on Thursday. ...

    India 2016-06-30 19:43:10

    Selfie with rape victim: RCW member resigns after row.

    Rajasthan Commission for Women member Somya Gurjar, who took selfie with a rape victim, on Thursday resigned after facing criticism for her act.. Member of Rajasthan State Commission for Women clicking a selfie wit...

    India 2016-06-30 19:01:13

    In Kerala, soon you may not get fuel if you dont wear helmets.

    Transport Commissioner Tomin J Thachankery told reporters the rule will kick in the state on August 1. (Representative photo)

    Kerala, which recorded 14,482 cases of road accidents involving two-wheelers in 2015...

    India 2016-06-30 16:30:36

    Sushma Swaraj welcomes Sonu upon his return to India from Bangladesh.

    Sonu was kidnapped six years ago from outside his Delhi residence and later rescued from a shelter home in Bangladesh.. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj welcomed Sonu back to India. (Source: Twitter/ Vikas S...

    India 2016-06-30 16:08:48

    Rajnath Singh to review Jammu Kashmir security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra.

    The Home Minister chaired a high-level meeting during which he discussed the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir.. The annual Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in south Kashmir will begin from July 2.. File Phot...

    India 2016-06-30 15:14:28

    Major fire engulf ticket counter at Amritsar Railway station; no causalities reported.

    Sub fire officer, Sarfraz, informed that the fire incident could have occurred due to electric short-circuit in the railway station. . Massive fire broke out at a ticket counter in Amritsar Railway station engulfin...

    India 2016-06-30 13:24:44

    Infosys techie Swathi murder: Chennai Police release high-resolution image of suspect.

    On Wednesday, the police had discovered that the killer was a young man who was following Swathi since May. . The High-Resolution picture released by Chennai police on Thursday

    The Chennai police on Thursday re...

    India 2016-06-30 12:53:53

    VIDEO: Two young men save five kids from drowning in Odishas Jhanjhabati river.

    The incident occurred when five minor boys went to take bath in the Jhanjhabati river and drifted away by the strong water current. . A local youth reordered the great ordeal from the banks of the river and posted ...

    India 2016-06-30 12:29:42

    PM Modi to chair meeting of council of ministers today ahead of likely cabinet reshuffle.

    Modi cabinet reshuffle: Changes in key ministries are unlikely. Prime minister Narendra Modi at a government function in New Delhi (Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be chairing a...

    India 2016-06-30 10:49:09

    Punjab: Ex-sarpanch dies at de-addiction centre, kin say negligence.

    The nephew of the deceased, in his complaint to the police alleged that his uncle was beaten up at the centre and also some electric shocks were given to him.. Former sarpanch and block samiti member of the Congres...

    India 2016-06-30 10:25:57

    Punjabs war on drugs: Govt abandoned buildings turn addas.

    Parminder, 18, and Ekam, 17, who died June 26 of alleged drug overdose, were found here in one of these buildings.. The abandoned sub-tehsil office at village Joga of Mansa.

    Some two kilometres from Joga villag...

    India 2016-06-30 10:17:29

    Punjabs war on drugs: Two die of overdose in Mansa village, police say no drugs available in area.

    Parents admit boys took drugs, let the SSP prove otherwise, says victim’s family.. Gamdoor Singh and Rani Kaur, parents of Parminder Singh, at their home at Joga village in Mansa Wednesday; Balwant Kaur, gran...

    India 2016-06-30 10:10:42

    NIA releases 6 of 11 persons detained in Hyderabad terror raids.

    The arrested persons were part of a suspected Islamic State terror module who were planning big attacks in Hyderabad. Al Jeelani Abdul Qader Mohsin Mahmood, one among the six persons released by the NIA after the t...

    India 2016-06-30 10:09:37

    Punjab: Ex-sarpanch dies at de-addiction unit.

    Sukhwinder Singh, the nephew of the deceased, in his complaint to the police alleged that his uncle was beaten up at the centre and electric shocks too were given as there were scar marks on his feet..

    A former...

    India 2016-06-30 05:21:25

    Jammu: BSF constable among 2 dead asvehicle falls into gorge near Banihal.

    Locals rushed victims to sub district hospital at Banihal where doctors referred them to Government Medical College Hospital at Jammu in view of their serious condition.. Locals rushed victims to sub district hospi...

    India 2016-05-16 18:22:23

    Punjab foodgrain scam: AAP protesters block Chandigarh-Mohali border.

    Amidst heavy police deployment at the entry points of Chandigarh and Mohali, a large number of AAP workers participated in the protest against the SAD-BJP led Punjab government.. AAP leaders with Punjab Chief Minis...

    India 2016-05-16 16:00:52

    Haryana: Five bodies found inside well, toxic gases likely cause of death.

    Preliminary investigations by the police revealed that some toxic gases emanating out of the well caused the deaths.

    Five persons of village Nidana in district Jind were found dead in a well Monday morning. As ...

    India 2016-05-16 15:29:08

    Punjab: Farmers to protest outside DC Barnala office.

    Once this is over, district level dharnas will be launched across the state from May 24 and will continue till May 28. The second leg of the agitation is being organised by BKU (Ugrahan)..

    Farmers under the ban...

    India 2016-05-16 10:01:59

    Kerala polls: BJPs new front keeps LDF, UDF guessing.

    The UDF is counting on the support it enjoys among Christians, Muslims and other minorities but Muslim voters are also being wooed by the CPM, playing on the community’s apprehensions about the rise of the BJ...

    India 2016-05-16 05:23:53

    Tamil Nadu Assembly elections: CM Jayalalithaa asks voters to step out, Thanjavur polls deferred after seizure of cash.

    The DMK, on the other hand, is hoping to make a comeback, counting on anti-incumbency and the promise of prohibition.. The Election Commission ordered polling for Thanjavur to be held on May 23, a move which came a...

    India 2016-05-16 05:12:56

    Anti-nuke protester is the face of Tamil Nadus first green party.

    Udayakumar is unlikely to force a contest in Radhapuram constituency, but his presence is welcomed by many as a breather from the stale rhetoric spewed by the Dravidian parties.. S P Udayakumar, who spearheaded the...

    India 2016-05-16 03:46:05

    Kerala election: BJPs new friends muddy waters for LDF, Chandy fights anti-incumbency.

    No dominant theme in Kerala campaign, spats on social media common. While the UDF is banking on development, LDF is desperate to make a comeback. The BJP hopes to open its account

    AFTER a long and high-pitched ...

    India 2016-05-16 03:30:26

    Tamil Nadu elections: Jayalalithaa hopes for rich catch in welfare net for poor.

    Her 32 major rallies across the state and dozen road shows in Chennai were all occasions for her to detail achievements and figures of growth in various sectors. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s camp...

    India 2016-05-16 03:09:41

    Delhi confidential: Hot Topic.

    More than the food, the hot topic of discussion was loan defaulter Vijay Mallya and what needs to be done to recover the money from him and others like him.. Arun Jaitley

    FINANCE MINISTER Arun Jaitley threw a g...

    India 2016-05-16 02:50:00

    Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: UPA govt left coffers empty, making it difficult for us.

    "The UPA government had left us with empty coffers because of which it was not possible for the present government to do anything for the poor," Shah said.. BJP National President Amit Shah, Union Minister Dharmend...

    India 2016-05-16 02:00:03

    Met dept: Monsoon onset over Kerala delayed by a week.

    The onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala signals the arrival of monsoon over the Indian subcontinent and represents beginning of rainy season over the region.. The southwest monsoon advances over the Andaman Sea ...

    India 2016-05-16 00:43:55

    Hyderabad: 15 killed in road accident.

    The victims, including five women, four boys and three girls, belonged to two families of brick kiln workers working at Nizamabad. .

    At least 15 people were killed when an overloaded autorickshaw collided with ...

    India 2016-05-16 00:26:23

    Narendra Modi speaks to Bapus grandson Kanubhai Gandhi.

    "The prime minister spoke to Kanubhaiji in Gujarati and both had a cheerful conversation where they refreshed some memories from the past," said Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.. Kanubhai Gandhi after talking to PM ...

    India 2016-05-15 21:44:15

    WATCH: 26 injured as slab of building collapses in Kanpur.

    At least twenty six people were injured after a slab of a two-storey building collapsed in Kanpur on Saturday. .

    At least twenty six people were injured after a slab of a two-storey building collapsed in Kanpur...

    India 2016-05-15 20:32:36

    Arunachal: Bypoll to Kanubari Assembly seat deferred.

    Kanubari and Khonsa East Assembly Constituencies fell vacant after MLAs Gabriel Wangsu and Wanglam Sawin had resigned..

    The by-election to Kanubari (ST) Assembly Constituency in Arunachal Pradesh, slated for to...

    India 2016-05-15 16:42:19

    Tamil Nadu: One more PMK candidate deserts party; joins DMK.

    PMK candidates in Gobichettipalayam and Nanguneri constituencies P Kuppusamy and Tirupathi Reddiar respectively have joined the AIADMK in the past few days, causing embarrassment to their party on the eve of the el...

    India 2016-05-15 15:34:03

    MP: Eight killed, 26 injured as vehicle overturns on way to temple.

    As per initial investigation, the tractor-trolley driver apparently dozed-off following which the vehicle fell off the road and overturned on Dabra-Pichore road under Dinara police station limits in the wee hours.....

    India 2016-05-15 14:56:57

    Telangana: 15 of a family dead as auto-rickshaw, tipper collide.

    The deceased were on their way to a temple and had hired an auto.. The deceased were on their way to a temple and had hired the auto, the SP said. Image: Google Maps

    Fifteen of a family from Maharashtra, includ...

    India 2016-05-15 09:17:19

    Tamil Nadu elections: Two confident leaders and a Rs 570-crore cash confusion.

    Karunanidhi, in turn, wrote, “Jayalalithaa is an embodiment of ego and arrogance”, and that her statements with phrases such as “my government” and “I announce” will not be forgo...

    India 2016-05-15 04:04:39

    Tamil Nadu polls: Little heard, hardly seen, but Sasikala and kin are a constant presence in this town.

    Sasikala is said to have fully resumed her role as her friend’s gatekeeper and counsel in a party whose centralised functioning is so opaque that even the seniormost ministers are clueless about important mat...

    India 2016-05-15 03:53:16

    Two detained for Kota students death.

    Satyarth died on the spot while another coaching student from Bihar Sandeep Kumar (18), also sustained knife wounds in the attack.. The mess Prakash and Sandeep were returning from when they were attacked. (So...

    India 2016-05-15 01:07:20

    Held for minors rape, Goa MLA files bail plea.

    Monserrate said the girl vowed to avenge this dismissal and subsequently came up with an “imaginary story”.. Congress legislator Babush. (File photo)

    Accused of buying and raping a minor girl, forme...

    India 2016-05-15 00:56:12

    This way to school: How dismal indicators for education in Odishas Nabarangpur are slowly changing.

    Uma Vishnu travels to the district and finds that it’s slowly changing — ask the father who sends his three daughters out to study, the girl who is determined she won’t drop out, the education off...

    India 2016-05-15 00:29:00

    CM Chandy should apologise for starvation deaths in Kerala: Amit Shah.

    The BJP supremo was pointing at the two deaths of new born children at a tribal colony in Waynad district on Friday.. BJP President Amit Shah shows a copy of Outlook magazine, with a report on malnutrition deaths i...

    India 2016-05-15 00:14:22

    Bihar journalist murder: Police say looking into Shahabuddin role.

    Police have found nothing to indicate Ranjan, 46, had any personal enmity. But, sources said, his “extensive coverage of any news relating to Mohammed Shahabuddin” is being looked into.. Deceased Journa...

    India 2016-05-15 00:10:03

    Kerala polls: Caste and community leaders could hold the key this time.

    In Kerala, a state whose political narrative is defined by its bipolar contests between the CPM-led LDF and the Congress-led UDF, the role played by community leaders — of Muslims, Christians, Ezhavas and Nai...

    India 2016-05-15 00:06:18

    Explain how you will meet promises: EC notice to Jaya, Karunanidhi.

    The two notices, which has virtually similar wordings say that prima facie the manifestos of the two parties "have not substantially fulfilled the guidelines of the Commission".. The two notices, which has virtuall...

    India 2016-05-15 00:05:48

    BJPs Bengal chief calls women in Jadavpur Uuniversity below standard.

    The students of Jadavpur University condemned the statement of Ghosh.. BJP West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh (Express photo by Partha Paul)


    Keeping up the attack on Jadavpur University students...

    India 2016-05-15 00:03:23

    Spurred by plaints, vicinity of 22 tourist destinations in state to get a daily clean.

    In line with the Swachh Bharat mission, the department will undertake cleaning the vicinity of 22 tourist destinations that get a large tourist footfall of more than a lakh people annually. .

    Major tourist dest...

    India 2016-05-14 21:45:29

    ASI crushed to death by 3 car-borne snatchers in Kapurthala, arrested.

    The three snatchers, the names of whom are yet to be confirmed by the police, hail from Tarn Taran district had reportedly snatched purses of two scooter-borne women in Begowal area at around 3:00 pm..

    An Assis...

    India 2016-05-14 19:24:44

    Malegaon blast case: Congress framed Sadhvi Pragya, says BJP.

    Congress had on Friday dubbed NIA as "NAMO Investigation Agency", alleging there was "politically partisan misuse" in the Malegaon blast case.. File photo of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur

    With Congress targeting the gov...

    India 2016-05-14 18:09:47

    Nitish Kumar pays floral tribute to wife.

    Kumar also garlanded the statue of his freedom fighter father Kaviraj Ramlakhan Singh and mother Parmeshwari Devi at Smriti Vatika in Kalyanbigha.. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. PTI

    Bihar Chief Minister Ni...

    India 2016-05-14 15:45:15

    PM Modi has taken up fishermen issue with Sri Lankan President: Javedekar.

    Speaking to reporters in Madurai, he said during the talks between the two leaders at New Delhi on Friday, "Modi has stressed for a permanent solution to the issue of Indian fishermen.". New Delhi: Prime Minister N...

    India 2016-05-14 15:42:20

    Subramanian Swamy invited by Chinese think tank to visit Tibet.

    Swamy will also address a university audience there at the invitation of Institute of Foreign Affairs, a think tank of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.. “He has been vising China since 1978 and was in...

    India 2016-05-14 15:19:49

    Rajkot oil miller arrested for murder of his employee.

    Samir Shah, owner of Rajmoti Industires, went underground after his employee Dinesh Daxini died under mysterious circumstances. . The commissioner said that Crime Branch team had been on the trail of Shah, owner of...

    India 2016-05-14 14:07:14

    Jammu & Kashmir: J P Nadda to lay foundation stones of medical colleges.

    Nadda said the state government would continue to make best efforts to augment the health sector with the active support of the Centre.. Union Health Minister J P Nadda

    Union minister J P Nadda will lay foundat...

    India 2016-05-14 14:04:00

    Denotification of J&K shooting range affects internal security: Defence Ministry.

    The ministry has said the non availability of a firing range has compelled the Army to move the troops and heavy equipment to ranges in states like Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.. The ministry has said the troop and...

    India 2016-05-14 12:22:09

    Railway police jawan killed on-board Mughal Sarai-Buxar passenger train in Bihar.

    The jawans, identified as Abhishek Singh and Nandlal Yadav were rushed to a hospital, where Singh was declared dead. It is believed that the culprits were professionals and they took the action with the intention o...

    India 2016-05-14 10:58:47

    CBI court to try Naveen Jindal, Madhu Koda among others in coal block scam.

    The accused will be facing trial for criminal conspiracy and under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The court has filed a case of criminal conspiracy against former Congress MP and industrialist Naveen...

    India 2016-04-29 12:04:56

    Gujarat to give 10 per cent reservations on economic criteria.

    The announcement comes amid ongoing protests for reservations in jobs by the members of Patel community.. Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel told the media that the reservation will be given to all those whose ...

    India 2016-04-29 11:54:21

    2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy conserved with advance techniques in Telangana.

    The mummy was obtained by sixth Nizam Mir Mehboob Ali Khan in 1920. . The Egyptian Mummy before (below) and after treatment. (Source: Telangana Museums)

    With an aim of stopping the decay of an over 2,000 year-o...

    India 2016-04-29 10:57:44

    Cabinet, BJP rejig around May 19 when state results come in.

    That’s also the day the results of assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will be announced. The ongoing session of Parliament is scheduled to end May 13.. PM Narendra Mod...

    India 2016-04-29 05:43:26

    After Uighur leader, no visa for two more Chinese dissidents.

    The two activists were scheduled to attend an inter-faith conference this month in Dharamsala, the seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Isa, too, had been invited to attend this event.. Tiananmen activist L...

    India 2016-04-29 05:30:26

    Make information on PMs education public: Kejriwal to CIC.

    Kejriwal stated that he had taken exception to the CIC "hiding” information pertaining to the educational qualification of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.. Last month, the CIC had asked why Kejriwal should not ...

    India 2016-04-29 04:57:38

    MPs red-flag RTI misuse.

    Seeking answers during Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, NCP’s Praful Patel said that government officials were scared of taking decisions because of fear of the RTI Act..

    The Congress and NCP ...

    India 2016-04-29 04:50:57

    CPM slams EPF rate cut.

    Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the Rajya Sabha, CPM’s Tapan Kumar Sen called the Finance Ministry’s decision as “unilateral, undemocratic”..

    The CPM Thursday slammed the governmen...

    India 2016-04-29 04:47:57

    Caste census to be released soon: Govt.

    Earlier, while debating the Bill, K Somaprasad of the CPM had remarked that the government should consider increasing quota benefits in proportion to the growing population of backward classes.. Social Justice Empo...

    India 2016-04-29 04:42:04

    Urdu writers no longer need to declare anti-govt books.

    The move, NCPUL director Irteza Karim had told this newspaper, was triggered by an incident last year when a book on Abul Kalam Azad put out some incorrect information..

    The National Council for Promotion of Ur...

    India 2016-04-29 03:56:21

    Pathribal fake encounter: J&K HC junks petition to reopen case.

    They said that in 2000, the Army killed innocents and later claimed that they were militants responsible for the massacre of 36 Sikhs in Chhittisinghpora.. ‪People hold up victims’ photos during protest...

    India 2016-04-29 03:53:03

    Supreme Court holds 1897 treaty with Chile valid.

    Raps MEA, says it needs to shake off ‘colonial hangover’. Supreme Court of India (Source: AP)

    Asking External Affairs Ministry to get rid of the “colonial hangover” and “laidback&#...

    India 2016-04-29 03:52:42

    Bengal elections: Singur braces for high-voltage fight.

    And in the current elections, Singur has sprung back into life from the “graveyard of Bengal’s industry”, as the abandoned factory has come to be known.. On the other side of the gate, the abandon...

    India 2016-04-29 03:00:06

    Spike in asylum seekers: Hong Kong raises issue with India.

    Hong Kong immigration records revealed that 46 per cent of claimants were smuggled in, while 47 per cent entered as visitors but overstayed..

    A sharp rise in the number of asylum seekers has prompted Hong Kong ...

    India 2016-04-29 02:56:07

    10% rise in China apparel prices would create 1.2 million jobs in India: World Bank report.

    For India to meaningfully cash in on the gradual shifting of China from the apparel sector, it needs to move quickly to ease barriers to the import of man-made fibres, facilitate access and encourage investments. W...

    India 2016-04-29 02:41:08

    Wait for one more year before you can seek shelter under Real Estate Act.

    The housing ministry effectively set April 30, 2017, as the deadline for all states to establish a Real Estate Regulatory Authority and an Appellate Tribunal.. Photo for representational purpose.

    It will be a y...

    India 2016-04-29 02:37:10

    Bankruptcy code: Cut timelines for liquidation processes, says House panel.

    The report of the 30-member Joint Committee on ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015’ was tabled in Parliament on Thursday.. Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das

    The Parliamentar...

    India 2016-04-29 02:26:15

    SP MLA manhandles LDA staff demolishing his building, held.

    Party suspended Biswan MLA Rampal Yadav in February, later reinstated him. Rampal Yadav being taken away by police officers for disrupting the LDA’s demolition drive. (Express Photo by Vishal Srivastav)


    India 2016-04-29 02:03:53

    Centre to share merit data of candidates with private sector.

    The move is in line with the announcement of this initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.. UPSC, among other recruiting agencies, conducts civil services examination annually to select officers of In...

    India 2016-04-29 01:49:52

    Entry tax row: Gujarat HC issues notice to state govt in Flipkart case.

    Claiming that tax is discriminatory Flipkart has said that no tax is imposed on the goods brought into Gujarat through other modes of sale..

    The Gujarat High Court issued a notice to the state government on a p...

    India 2016-04-29 01:44:11

    West Bengal Elections: EC orders prohibitory orders in 53 constituencies for fifth phase polling.

    This phase — 53 constituencies in South Kolkata, Hooghly and South 24-Parganas will vote on Saturday — will see the chief minister and four scam-tainted Trinamool Congress legislators amid a test for th...

    India 2016-04-29 01:00:52

    Subramanian Swamy sparks ruckus in House again, warned of action for unnecessary provocation.

    Trouble broke out after Chaudhary Munavver Saleem (SP) in a Zero Hour mention referred to Swamy being part of the movement in 1970s to protect the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).. BJP leader Swa...

    India 2016-04-29 00:56:40

    BJP is fighting polls to help TMC in Bengal, says Congress leader Sachin Pilot.

    Pilot also refuted allegations levelled by BJP President Amit Shah that Congress and the Left were pursuing opportunistic politics.. Rajasthan Congress Committee president Sachin Pilot. (File)

    TWO DAYS before S...

    India 2016-04-29 00:50:21

    Speak to Pakistan from position of strength: Scindia to Govt.

    Jyotiraditya Scindia recalled that the Joint Investigative Team from Pakistan told the government there that "a drama was staged" to malign Pakistan and the Indian authorities did not cooperate with the team.. Cong...

    India 2016-04-29 00:41:34

    No request for Lalit Modis extradition yet: MEA.

    India recently had contacted Interpol and pressed its demand for an early notification of the Red warrant sought by the ED against Modi in connection with its money laundering case.. Lalit Modi has been denying any...

    India 2016-04-29 00:39:38

    Ranchi: Stuck for 10 days, largest Tricolour brought down.

    The scaffolding material was sourced from major building groups active in the district. They also provided the labourers. The entire task was undertaken under the guidance of Mecon India Limited Engineers.. The fla...

    India 2016-04-29 00:25:08

    Kerala CM Chandy files defamation suit against V S Achuthanandan, complains to EC.

    Chandy also filed a complaint before the Chief Electoral officer, seeking an enquiry under Section 171 (G) and 188 of the IPC for giving false statements during the campaign for the May 16 assembly election.. Keral...

    India 2016-04-28 21:05:43


    The idea behind the scheme, the minister said, was to train women to become self sufficient and start Self Help Groups, "but this did not happen.". Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi. (File)


    India 2016-04-28 17:45:13

    BJP announces candidates for UP Assembly bypolls.

    Polling for the two seats will be held on May 16 and counting will take place on May 19..

    BJP on Thursday announced its nominees for the May 16 bypolls to Jangipur and Bilari seats in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly...

    India 2016-04-28 16:21:46

    Youve got mail from PM Modi and its an offer you cant refuse.

    Lots of people were greeted with a mail from PMO on Thursday morning.. Screenshot of the mail sent by PMO.

    In case you missed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly address ‘Mann Ki Baat’, don...

    India 2016-04-28 13:26:18

    AIMIM leader threatens to smear black ink on activist Trupti Desai if she enters Haji Ali Dargah.

    Senior Shiv Sena leader Haji Arafat Shaikh had threatened last week to welcome her with slippers if she entered the dargah.. The Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai. The campaign ‘Haji Ali For All’ was launched i...

    India 2016-04-28 11:55:03

    Rajya Sabha LIVE: Subramanian Swamy warned of action for unnecessary provocation.

    VVIP chopper deal: Live updates from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. A view of the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi where debate proceedings ensued (Source: PTI)

    Subramanian Swamy, who triggered huge protests from Cong...

    India 2016-04-28 11:31:36

    Delhi lawyer, arrested for Agusta payoff laundering, pops up in Panama Papers.

    Aeromatrix was incorporated in 2009 and its last reported Annual General Meeting was in September 2012.. Gautam Khaitan being taken away by ED personnel ( Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal/FILE)

    Gautam Kha...

    India 2016-04-28 05:24:19

    VVIP chopper deal: Queries to 11 countries, Enforcement Directorate, CBI wait for replies.

    CBI and ED also want UK national and alleged middleman James Christian Michel to be extradited to India. . Central Bureau of Investigation

    The CBI and Enforcement Directorate, probing alleged corruption in the ...

    India 2016-04-28 05:23:39

    AgustaWestland deal: Govt says bribe-giver convicted, will identify taker, Sonia Gandhi says do the probe.

    This infuriated Congress members who moved menacingly towards the treasury benches. Marshals stepped in, positioning themselves between the two sides to prevent any physical clash.. Subramanian Swamy at Parliament ...

    India 2016-04-28 05:13:00

    Day after, distressed national museum staff on the road, nowhere to go.

    Hundreds of pages flew out of the fourth floor library, which housed an estimated 15,000 books, the sheets carpeting Tansen Marg.. Museum employees spent the day outside the premises. Prem Nath Pandey

    A du...

    India 2016-04-28 04:11:42

    VVIP chopper deal: Judgment not against ushang me if they find anything against me, says Ahmed Patel.

    At the centre of the row over the AgustaWestland deal, Ahmed Patel, political secretary to the Congress chief, speaks to The Indian Express. . Ahmed Patel at Parliament House on Wednesday. Praveen Jain


    India 2016-04-28 03:48:52


    The agency claimed that certain documents, purportedly prepared by Michel, were seized by Swiss authorities during searches. . Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Civil Services Day function in New Delhi. Amit Mehr...

    India 2016-04-28 03:48:25

    We banned AgustaWestland, but NDA govt opened door again, says Congress.

    Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala released 10 questions which, he said, the Modi government must answer to clarify its stand in the AgustaWestland case.. A K Antony at Parliament House on Wednesday. Pra...

    India 2016-04-28 03:35:51

    AgustaWestland issue: Should find out why court gave such an order, says Rudy.

    Rudy said the government had taken up the issue of middleman Christian Michel’s extradition with the British government after the CBI got a red corner notice against him from the Interpol.. MoS, Parliamentary...

    India 2016-04-28 03:28:10

    Choice of BJP candidates upsets many supporters in Kerala.

    BJP insiders at the national level conceded their seat distribution has been flawed. And in Palakkad, a local leader questioned the choice of Sobha Surendran, an Ezhava.. Poster of Congress candidate Shafi Parambil...

    India 2016-04-28 03:14:01

    Raja and Maran by his side, Karunanidhi matches Jaya crowd for crowd in Trichy.

    Karunanidhi rested for the next two hours before leaving for the Trichy grounds for a rally. Outside, thousands thronged the venue, where Jayalalithaa too had addressed a rally a week earlier. . In his hotel room. ...

    India 2016-04-28 03:08:25

    West Bengal: Buddhadebs Jadavpur, the prize Left is so keen to wrest back.

    The fact that the Left has represented the assembly constituency longer — 44 years as against 17 years in the Lok Sabha — makes the current contest intense as ever. It’s Manish Gupta vs Sujan Chak...

    India 2016-04-28 03:04:08

    Amit Shah calls it nexus, not alliance; calls Mamatas govt worse than Lefts.

    Shah alleged the only thing that had flourished during the TMC regime was “syndicate raj”, which was responsible for the flyover collapse that killed 27 persons.. Amit Shah with Paresh Rawal in Mamata B...

    India 2016-04-28 02:49:57

    Punjab mother-son suicide: Kin to get Rs 10-lakh compensation.

    The administration has agreed to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Manjeet Singh — son of Balvir Kaur and brother of Baljeet Singh Ballu.. Balveer and Baljeet were cremated Wednesday. Gurmeet Singh

    A day ...

    India 2016-04-28 02:35:03

    Chhattisgarh: To counter Raman initiative, Amit Jogi to take out Gram Awaaz campaign.

    The initiative is aimed at identifying seven “common” demands of villagers across the state and holding the state government “accountable” for them. . Congress leader Amit Jogi. (Source: PTI...

    India 2016-04-28 02:34:49

    Tobacco warning: Two MPs express concern.

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said a balance should be struck between the health of people and livelihood of farmers.. Photo for representational purpose

    TWO MEMBERS of the Lok Sabha, Sharad B...

    India 2016-04-28 02:15:01

    People will say Bharat Mata ki Jai if theyre well-fed: Sanjay Raut.

    Shiv Sena MP in Rajya Sabha Sanjay Raut speaks to The Indian Express on the prevailing drought condition. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

    Will yet another discussion on drought alleviate the ground situation?


    India 2016-04-28 02:09:24

    Sadhvi Prachi refuses to apologise for her terrorists-in-Parliament remark.

    Rajya Sabha Committee on Privileges had summoned VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi.. File photo of VHP leader, Sadhvi Prachi. (Source: PTI)

    Appearing before the Rajya Sabha Committee on Privileges, VHP leader Sadhvi Pra...

    India 2016-04-28 02:03:09

    Privileges panel to seek reply from Smriti Irani.

    Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari had admitted the notice and referred the matter to the panel, headed by senior Congress leader P J Kurien, deputy chairman of the Upper House.. Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani (Fil...

    India 2016-04-28 02:02:54

    Delhi Confidential: Making A Point.

    Justice Dipak Misra asked the AG why he was referring to the horse so many times. . Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

    DURING THE hearing of the case related to President’s Rule in Uttarakhand, Attorney Gener...

    India 2016-04-28 00:54:26

    YSR Congress leader quits, attacks Jagans autocratic attitude.

    In the last four months, at least 12 YSRCP MLAs have quit the party and joined the ruling TDP. The party had won 67 seats in the 2014 Assembly election.. Jagan Mohan Reddy

    In a major blow to the YSR Congress Pa...

    India 2016-04-28 00:45:30

    Seven women in AAPs new national executive.

    The national executive has seen a significant change following the ouster of rebel party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan and resignations of a few other members.. The NE has undergone a major change ove...

    India 2016-04-28 00:38:23

    Money Laundering case: NBW against Pankaj Bhujbal.

    Also, ED had conducted searches at nine premises, including properties and offices, belonging to the senior Bhujbal, his son, nephew and few others.. NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal

    A Mumbai court Wednesday issued a...

    India 2016-04-28 00:30:11

    Cross LoC trade: J&K govt approves use of banking facilities.

    The cabinet also welcomed the resumption of Indo-Pak talks.. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

    In a move aimed at boosting interaction between those living on the two sides of Line of Control (LoC...

    India 2016-04-28 00:27:52

    AgustaWestland deal: Modi did not meet Italian PM, says MEA.

    The statement added that an open ended non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against Michel by the CBI Special Judge on September 24 last year and a red corner notice was issued by Interpol on the CBI’s requ...

    India 2016-04-28 00:26:50

    Woman, 26, gangraped, killed in Ludhiana.

    The accused allegedly barged into the house at around 1.30 am on Wednesday and raped her.. Representational image

    A 26-YEAR-OLD woman was murdered after being allegedly gangraped by three men in Ludhiana in the...

    India 2016-04-28 00:04:18

    Bhagat Singh: BJP objects to DU book.

    Raising the issue during zero hour, Thakur claimed the book, written by Bipan Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, described Rahul Gandhi as a “charismatic leader”.. In an UPSC examination, a question was aske...

    India 2016-04-28 00:03:14

    In Kerala, former India Vision employee takes on IUML leader to make a point.

    MK Muneer is an established leader of the IUML, an ally of the Congress in Kerala. MK Muneer, the Panchayat and Social Welfare Minister and IUML leader (Image source: Facebook)

    A year after the India Vision new...

    India 2016-04-27 16:53:57

    VVIP chopper case: Five highlights of the Italian court order.

    Following the court order, Subramaniam Swamy has linked Sonia Gandhi, president of the Congress party, to the Agusta Westland chopper deal. Members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday. (P...

    India 2016-04-27 15:13:01

    JKLF chairman Yasin Malik detained.

    "Ahead of Gayibana Nimaz-i-Jinaza (funeral prayers in absentia) for JKLF supreme leader Amanullah Khan, Malik was arrested by police," a spokesman of the JKLF said in a statement. . File photo: JKLF leader Yasin Ma...

    India 2016-04-27 12:45:57

    AgustaWestland row: Sparks fly in RS after Swamy drags Sonia Gandhi in Chopper deal issue.

    BJP said Congress should introspect on what "they have done to the country and explain what is the role of their leaders" in the case.. Sonia Gandhi

    The Congress party hit out at the BJP after the party’s...

    India 2016-04-27 12:03:01

    Fire continues to rage at Biomax Fuels in Visakhapatnam, 41 fire tenders at spot.

    No casualties were reported in the incident so far, he said, adding that the blaze occurred in the storage area and no worker was present in close proximity of the mishap site.. The fire erupted in Biomax company a...

    India 2016-04-27 09:33:13

    Now, Punjab wants to import better Gir bull semen from Brazil.

    Dairy farmers blast govt move, call it ridiculous. The Brazilian Gir; The Indian Gir. (Express Photo)

    Following the 10-day tour by Punjab officials to Brazil to study its indigenous cow breed ‘Gir’,...

    India 2016-04-27 09:06:07

    Kalka-Shimla World Heritage Site: The main challenge is to keep the heritage character alive, says AK Puthia.

    The railways have started the fast trains services from Delhi to Agra, said the General Manager, Northern Railway A K Puthia.. General Manager, Northern Railway A K Puthia conducts an inspection of Kalka Shimla Wor...

    India 2016-04-27 08:56:49

    Captain Amarinder Singh decides to continue with Canada events via Skype.

    The party has also hired a battery of lawyers to fight the complaint filed by Sikhs for Justice, an anti-India splinter group.. The party may also organise a function in the US near the Canadian border so that thos...

    India 2016-04-27 08:39:36

    Bihar: Washrooms in all police stations for women cops.

    The new recruits are undergoing training and will be ready for field postings within the next three months..

    Having recently recruited nearly 4,000 new women constables, Bihar Police has directed all superinten...

    India 2016-04-27 06:02:07

    Bhaderwah: 3-year-old waits at home for mother as town boils over mystery death.

    Rukhsana was named as her phone was found on the body of a 17-year-old Hindu girl found hanging from a tree on March 18 in the village, 5 km from Bhaderwah town.. Sanna waits for her parents outside their home. Imr...

    India 2016-04-27 06:01:58

    Will do our best to bring others stuck in Libya: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on Libya shell attack.

    The incident occurred on Friday night when the shell landed in their apartment complex. Sunu and her 18 month son were there, while her husband Vipin was outside.. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

    Kerala Ch...

    India 2016-03-26 14:29:11

    Nationalism debate an ideological battle and BJP has won the first round: Arun Jaitley.

    Jaitley also took a swipe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who had visited JNU following an event where anti-India slogans had been raised.. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

    Vowing to take forward the ̵...

    India 2016-03-26 14:05:05

    Tamil Nadu elections 2016: List of BJP candidates.

    JP Nadda announced the list..

    Following is the first list of 54 BJP candidates for the May 16, 2016 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, announced by JP Nadda, Secretary, Central Election Committee.

    Baskar m...

    India 2016-03-26 13:26:53

    Barasat: 15-year-old volleyball player stabbed to death, accused surrenders before police.

    Sangeeta Aich, was on Friday stabbed to death in broad daylight, allegedly by another player, in North-24 Parganas district’s Barasat. . Aich’s relatives at their home at Barasat on Friday. Express phot...

    India 2016-03-26 12:24:11

    Kerala nurse and son killed in shell attack in Libyas Sabratha city.

    The incident occurred on Friday night when the shell landed in their apartment complex.. According to reports, the attack killed the two and a few others who resided in the same complex. (Source: Google Maps)


    India 2016-03-26 12:02:19

    Farmers body found hanging from tree in Muzaffarnagar, family claims suicide.

    Ajay Pal, who went missing on Thursday, allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree in his farms..

    A 55-year-old farmer’s body was found hanging from a tree at Mujahidpur village in Muzaffarnagar w...

    India 2016-03-26 11:16:47

    LIVE: When I was a tea-seller, it was Assam tea I sold which refreshed people, says Modi.

    The BJP is contesting on 91 of 126 assembly constituencies of the state.. Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address five public meetings in Assam on Saturday and two others on Sund...

    India 2016-03-26 11:04:08

    Goa: Suspecting infedility, a Tiatr artiste murders his wife and sets it ablaze.

    The arrested Anthony Fernandes suspected his wife Fermina having illegitimate affair, while she was working in Syria.. Man took a kitchen knife and stabbed his wife at-least thrice and killed her.

    Goa police ha...

    India 2016-03-26 10:33:52

    Rajasthan: 35 Pak nationals held by police, had visa only for Mathura and Haridwar.

    The Pakistani nationals were held by the police because they did not have a visa for Rajasthan.. Pakistani nationals who were held at Ramdevra in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan on Saturday. Photo-ANI

    35 Pakistani nationa...

    India 2016-03-26 10:30:17

    David Headley: Had a belief that US, Israel and India are enemies of Islam.

    The 55-year-old Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative-turned approver in the case is being cross-examined by Abdul Wahab Khan, the lawyer of Jundal who is an alleged key plotter of the 2008 Mumbai siege, via a video-link...

    India 2016-03-26 08:49:42

    Balochistan arrest: Pakistan calls him spy, MEA says he retired from Navy, has no links with govt.

    While such allegations by Pakistan have been on an increase in the last couple of years, this is the first instance of New Delhi acknowledging the arrest across the border of an individual associated with its armed...

    India 2016-03-26 04:30:00

    Delhi confidential: Missing the mark.

    While Prabhu and Sharma tweeted “Happy Good Friday”, Heptulla tweeted “warm greetings” and Pradhan also followed suit.. Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla

    Some union ministers were...

    India 2016-03-26 03:38:04

    Survey begins in 5 states to locate new enemy properties.

    Under the Defence of India Rules framed under the Defence of India Act, the Government of India took over the properties and companies of such persons who had taken Pakistani nationality..

    In an exercise to loc...

    India 2016-03-26 03:30:01

    Days after tweet on Savarkar, Pilot says criticism of detractors should be restrained.

    On March 23, the Congress’s Twitter handle had posted photographs of Bhagat Singh and Savarkar, calling the former a martyr and the latter a traitor..

    Days after its official Twitter handle dubbed V D Sav...

    India 2016-03-26 02:28:42

    Rural to urban migration in India: Why labour mobility bucks global trend.

    The percentage of the adult population for four large developing countries — China, India, Indonesia and Nigeria — who are living in cities, as well as the change in this percentage between 1975 and 200...

    India 2016-03-26 01:46:47

    BJP leaders wish Happy Good Friday, delete tweets.

    The volley of criticism was directed at Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and party leader Shahnawaz Hussain. Sharma later deleted his tweet.. Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussai...

    India 2016-03-25 20:39:17

    West Bengal polls: Mamata asserts TMCs victory in Jangalmahal, says party has peoples support.

    Mamata Banerjee said peace has returned to Jangalmahal, which had turned into a battlefield during the tenure of the previous Left Front Government.. West Bengal Chief Minister & Trinamool Congress supremo Mama...

    India 2016-03-25 18:23:02

    Pakistan summons Indian envoy to protest RAW officer presence in Balochistan.

    Pakistan had accused India of stoking violence in Balochistan and Karachi in the past but it is for the first time that it has claimed arresting a RAW officer.. Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale...

    India 2016-03-25 15:57:59

    From Arvind Kejriwal to Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi spends Holi making Twitter friends.

    On March 24, as most of India celebrated Holi, @narendramodi started following political leaders like Arvind Kejriwal, Capt Amarinder Singh and Sharad Yadav.. PM Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi


    India 2016-03-25 15:39:10

    David Headley: Hated India since school was bombed in by planes 1971.

    David Headley: "I joined LeT to avenge those bombings on my school.This was one of the reasons why I joined LeT.". Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley.

    Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman ...

    India 2016-03-25 09:30:45

    Brussels attacks: Without baggage, over 220 traumatised Indians return home.

    Luggage of passengers will now be identified and arrangements to return them back will be made. . Afshah Rajkotwala returned from Brussels via Jet flight to Mumbai on Friday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty)


    India 2016-03-25 07:57:40

    Meanwhile, the J&K government of Governor N N Vohra.

    In this period of Governor’s rule, a lot has happened on the ground with officials quietly pushing works to rule out a state in a limbo for want of an elected government.. Vohra at Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’...

    India 2016-03-25 00:01:30

    Akhileshs holi gift to Vrindavan widows: RO water purifiers and solar power plant.

    These facilities will be provided keeping in mind the socialist ideology of Samajwadi Party government and will be made available to them very soon, said the official release. . Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhiles...

    India 2016-03-24 18:47:09

    BJP alleges anti-Hindu content in AIR programme.

    While the AIR staff alleged that a local BJP leader had threatened them with dire consequences, BJP said it would soon file a case against those behind the act.. The issue triggered a controversy after BJP state se...

    India 2016-03-24 17:51:05

    Fergusson College row takes violent turn: ABVP, NCP supporters clash.

    Principal R G Pardeshi, however, later retracted on his statement calling it a "typographical error" after several Dalit organisations here accused him of branding students. Police at Fergusson College after violen...

    India 2016-03-24 14:12:58

    Brussels Attack: Stranded Jet Airways passengers moved to Amsterdam.

    Jet Airways passengers are on their way to Amsterdam in about 15 buses from where flights will take off for Delhi, Mumbai and Toronto on Thursday.. Stranded passengers at the convention centre in Brussels. Image: N...

    India 2016-03-24 11:08:21

    Shun dhokla, ladoos to stay fit: Ramdev to Gujaratis.

    Ravi Shankar has clarified since that he had said “Jai Hind and Pakistan Zindabad should go together”, and did not raise the slogan..

    Gujaratis must give up dhokla and ladoos, and follow an early mo...

    India 2016-03-24 03:05:25

    Bihar: Jayant Choudhary meets Nitish Kumar, sparks merger buzz.

    A JD(U) source said as Janata parivar merger had “gone haywire with Samajwadi Party backing out” before Bihar Assembly polls.. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (Sources: PTI Photo)

    The Ajit Singh-...

    India 2016-03-24 03:02:05

    Kerala: Alumni help 6 tribal students make it to Sainik School.

    The Sainik School batch of 1991 took up the initiative to mark the silver jubilee of the batch and named the idea “Project Shine” in memory of a batch mate Shine Baby, who died in 2006.. Attappady regio...

    India 2016-03-24 02:58:13

    Farmer kills self over crop failure in Odisha.

    Sources said Purusottam Dehuri of Janardanpur village in Keonjhar Sadar block consumed pesticide after his tomato crop on over two acres of land withered..

    A day after he consumed pesticide over failed crops an...

    India 2016-03-24 02:52:50

    Judges to watch Santa Banta before deciding on its release.

    The bench has now directed the producers to submit CDs of the film, its trailer and introductory PR material for its perusal..

    The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea against the release o...

    India 2016-03-24 02:50:50

    Laxmanananda murder case: Odisha HC grants interim bail to one of eight convicts.

    The court on Tuesday granted bail to Gananath Chalanseth, 42, for three weeks to attend to his ailing wife in Kotgarh block of Kandhamal, said Kandhamal-based advocate Manas Singh..

    The Odisha High Court has gr...

    India 2016-03-24 02:46:18

    Chhattisgarh journalists arrest: NHRC sends notice to government.

    The Chief Secretary and DGP have been given two weeks’ time to submit a factual report. . Dantewada-based journalist Prabhat Singh. (Source: ANI)

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent a notice ...

    India 2016-03-24 02:43:45

    Punjab Dy CM Sukhbir Badal demands Bharat Ratna for Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru.

    Sukhbir revealed that the international Airport at Mohali will be named after Bhagat Singh with the Centre having already taken consent from both Punjab and Haryana in this regard. . Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh ...

    India 2016-03-24 02:38:52

    IIM-A hikes fees by Rs 1 lakh from next academic session.

    The amount is cumulative fee for both years, including tuition, academic support, accommodation, basic health care, medical insurance, and alumni association membership fee..

    The Board of Indian Institute of Ma...

    India 2016-03-24 02:31:50

    2 held for setting CPM office on fire in Kerala.

    Police said the coastal region of Tirur has been witnessing recurring incidents of violence involving the BJP and the CPM. .

    Two BJP workers were arrested in connection with the torching of a CPM office and par...

    India 2016-03-24 02:30:08

    Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI asks court to stay order allowing IPS officer a copy of first chargesheet.

    The CBI filed the plea before special judge S J Raje, stating that it wants to challenge his order.. Satish Verma

    The CBI on Wednesday moved an application before the special CBI court, seeking to stay its orde...

    India 2016-03-24 02:25:33

    Pathankot: 24 hours on, cops clueless about missing car.

    Three youths, who had come on a bike, hijacked the car from one Gaurav Pathania, 23, at gun point from near Sujanpur town..

    Police are yet to trace the car hijacked by three youths in Pathankot Tuesday evening....

    India 2016-03-24 02:22:34

    David Headley stonewalls questions on wife.

    The major disagreement took place when defence advocate Abdul Wahab Khan asked about Headley’s wife, Shazia Gilani. .

    Cross-questioning on Wednesday was marked by sparring between the prosecution and defe...

    India 2016-03-24 01:51:09

    Pune: Fergusson College principal does U-turn on anti-national charge against students.

    In a turnaround, the principal said that the letter written by him to police contained a "typographical error".. In a turnaround, the principal said that the letter written by him to police contained a “typog...

    India 2016-03-24 01:30:33

    In two Mumbai homes, Brussels is where the heart is.

    The family has little idea about her current health after she was shifted to a hospital in Belgium.. Nidhi Chapekar’s mother-in-law inside her fourth floor flat in Andheri East. (Source: Express photo by Amit...

    India 2016-03-24 00:55:35

    Edu institutes, hotels told to report arrival of foreign nationals.

    The order, however, does not apply to anyone registered as Overseas Citizen of India Card holder under the Citizenship Act, 1955, the gazetted notification said..

    The Union Home Ministry has asked all education...

    India 2016-03-24 00:49:53

    Injured in celebratory firing after T20 match, AMU student loses vision.

    Waiting outside the AIIMS Trauma Centre, his friend Saif Masood said: “There was no personal rivalry involved. It was an accident.” Kaleem had reportedly protested against celebratory firing on campus.....

    India 2016-03-24 00:41:27

    From militancy to candidacy, changing roles in Assam.

    The BJP and the Congress are even on this count, each of them having fielded two former militants, while the AGP has fielded one.. Bhaskar Sarma, Chandan Brahma

    Ten years ago, when about a dozen former militant...

    India 2016-03-24 00:37:36

    Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Enter Vijayakanth, Vaikos CM candidate.

    Actor-politician changes mind about going solo, ties up with front of Vaiko, Dalit party and Left.. Viajayakanth (second right) is greeted by Vaiko,Thol Thirumavalavan and other PWF leaders Wednesday. PTI


    India 2016-03-24 00:31:20

    Central agencies warn of terror attack in Delhi.

    “The intention of this group is to kill citizens in Delhi in hotels and hospitals on or before Holi,” the alert said.. The ex-Pakistani soldier crossed over to India along with six hardcore terrorists t...

    India 2016-03-24 00:28:01

    PM Krishi Sinchai Yojana: Can it deliver Har Khet Ko Paani?.

    The Modi government’s irrigation policy should borrow more from the successes of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, rather than the failed UPA model.. Most of India’s irrigation happens through pumping of grou...

    India 2016-03-24 00:20:14

    With social media, BJP chooses to keep its attack on Jaya faceless.

    The AIADMK has refused to ally with the BJP but the latter isn’t inclined to take her head-on.. BJP president Amit Shah. (Express Photo by: Oinam Anand)

    Lacking a prominent enough leader in Tamil Nadu, re...

    India 2016-03-24 00:16:36

    Pakistan flags raised in J&Ks Srinagar.

    DeM, led by Asiya Andrabi, has been hoisting Pakistani flags every year on the occasion of Pakistan Day and Independence Day of the country on August 14.. DeM, led by Asiya Andrabi, has been hoisting Pakistani flag...

    India 2016-03-24 00:12:15

    Muslim leaders assess Mamata Banerjee: Promises not fully met, yet minorities behind her.

    The government has set up Haj houses and a new campus for Aliah University, sanctioned 400 madrasa hostels, and introduced scholarships for Muslim students. . Mamata with Siddiqullah Chowdhury in November. She has...

    India 2016-03-24 00:06:11

    Grain Trade: Punjabs agricultural crisis now consumes arhtiyas.

    A once-powerful community feels the heat of crashing crop prices and rising farmer defaults as the state witnesses over 200 deaths in the past 5 years.. Labourers cleaning grain at an arhtiya mandi in Khanna. Gurme...

    India 2016-03-24 00:06:10

    Congress using students as proxy in battle it cannot win, says BJP.

    BJP accused Congress of joining hands with those accused of anti-national acts, a reference to Kanhaiya, and asked it to not make universities a place for its politics.. JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar. (Express Pho...

    India 2016-03-23 19:26:03

    11 IndiGo flights grounded after bomb threat call from US.

    A Jammu-Delhi Indigo flight that earlier landed, originating from Jammu in northern India, has been isolated and is being checked. . A Jammu-Delhi Indigo flight that earlier landed, originating from Jammu in northe...

    India 2016-03-23 17:18:29

    Brussels attacks: Families of two Jet Airways employees to be air lifted from India.

    The Jet Airways staff is co-ordinating with the local authorities and hospitals in Brussels to ensure that all the required medical care is provided to them.. People leave the scene of explosions at Zaventem airpor...

    India 2016-03-23 14:09:21

    Tahawwur Rana knew about my association with LeT: David Headley.

    David Headley cross-examination: Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said Headley’s cross-examination will go on for four days. Abdul Wahab Khan, the lawyer of Abu Jundal, an alleged key plotter of the ter...

    India 2016-03-23 09:48:57

    PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.

    PM Modi tweeted saying, "I bow to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their martyrdom day & salute their indomitable valour & patriotism that inspires generations.". Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesd...

    India 2016-03-23 08:09:48

    Bombay HC raps Maharashtra govt for failing to provide safe public toilets for women.

    When the matter came up for hearing Tuesday, a division bench expressed dissatisfaction with non-compliance of its order.. The Bombay High Court, which was hearing a public interest litigation on the issue of lack ...

    India 2016-03-23 07:56:03

    Chhattisgarh: Journalist arrested for allegedly taking a dig at a cop on WhatsApp.

    The journalist, Prabhat Singh, was produced in a local court on Tuesday, where he alleged that he had been “assaulted by policemen in custody”.. Dantewada-based journalist Prabhat Singh. (Source: ANI) <...

    India 2016-03-23 04:18:34

    Inseparable in life, 65-year-old kills grandson before falling to death.

    Jinay’s father Paresh Shah, 35, has lodged a complaint of murder against Shah at the Kondhwa police station. The family is in shock, with relatives rallying around them to keep curious visitors away.. Sudhir ...

    India 2016-03-23 04:08:09

    Odisha takes steps to tackle rising heat.

    CM Naveen Patnaik asked the health department to open heat stroke wards in all district headquarters hospitals..

    A day after the rising mercury broke a record in Bhubaneswar for the month of March, the Odisha g...

    India 2016-03-23 04:02:40

    Writers, innovators floored by Rashtrapati Bhavan hospitality.

    Talking about his experience, Parekh said, “This was an experience I will never forget. The prime minister signed my book in Gujarati and also wrote this line by Narmad, the first modern Gujarati poet.”...

    India 2016-03-23 04:00:39

    No terror plot in Ujjain explosives haul: ATS.

    The recovery of explosives ahead of the month-long Simhastha had led to speculation, with local media linking it to SIMI and Indian Mujahideen terror plot..

    The Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) Tuesday ru...

    India 2016-03-23 03:56:40

    Missing for 8 years, Delhi girl was found in two searches on a police database.

    Father Pandit Kedarnath, 35, says he had lost the energy to hunt for Aarti after the first few years, but never lost hope. “I thought one day she will return.”. Aarti with parents. (Express photo: Nidhi...

    India 2016-03-23 03:50:47

    After meeting PM, Mehbooba set to be J&K CM: Trust him.

    Speaking to reporters outside 7 Race Course Road, Mehbooba said: "The meeting with Prime Minister Modi was very positive. I will call a legislature party meeting on Thursday," she said.. Narendra Modi, Mehbooba Muf...

    India 2016-03-23 03:50:29


    On Monday, JD(U) MLA Narendra Kumar Niraj alias Gopal Mandal said: “People accuse me of being a killer. They are out to defame me. But I am not the one to be cowed down. I would do politics of murder”.....

    India 2016-03-23 03:42:47

    My value system will never allow immorality: Dinesh Trivedi.

    A source said Trivedi was upset that the party leadership, while alleging “conspiracy”, had neither denied the sting nor taken action against the accused.. TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi (Express Photo By Am...

    India 2016-03-23 03:19:26

    Firm linked to Captain Amarinder Singh son bought London house for .

    Raninder told the IT department that this meeting never took place. The document carrying his denial is attached to the complaint..

    A document attached to the Income Tax Department’s complaint in a Ludhia...

    India 2016-03-23 03:07:57

    Uttar Pradesh: Peace Party, Mahaan Dal set to join hands.

    The announcement was said to be the result of the handiwork of poll strategist Prashant Kishor, who has been engaged by the Congress to revive the party in UP ahead of the polls. .

    After reports of merger of JD...

    India 2016-03-23 02:57:11

    No going back on ACB move: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah.

    But addressing the state legislature Tuesday, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said his government will not withdraw a notification issued last week to replace the Lokayukta police with an ACB.. Karnataka Chief Minister...

    India 2016-03-23 02:54:51

    Hyderabad HC advocate arrested for stealing law books from court.

    A Hyderabad High Court advocate was on Tuesday sent to seven days of judicial custody after he was arrested for stealing law books and journals from court.. Books recovered during police raid.

    A Hyderabad High ...

    India 2016-03-23 02:50:41

    UP polls: Tap Brahmins, go back to the future, Prashant Kishor tells Congress.

    These numbers, a leader said, provide “hope” to the Congress which has been out of power in Uttar Pradesh for 27 years.. Prashant Kishor in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Express photo/File)

    Poll strategi...

    India 2016-03-23 02:47:58

    NIA court sets free 10 Iranians, one Pakistani in dhow case.

    All the 12 accused are currently lodged at the Kakkanad district jail.. The Special NIA Court Judge, K M Balachandran, informed the 11 crew members that they will be given proper travel documents by the NIA. (Sourc...

    India 2016-03-18 14:38:28

    Delhi Confidential: In Nizam Style.

    After remaining without a chief for more than a year, the CBSE is set to have a new chairman soon..

    Kalvakuntla Kavitha, the TRS Lok Sabha MP from Nizamabad and daughter of Chief Minister K Chandrase...

    India 2016-03-18 04:56:14

    Odisha: Man says new wife a transgender, leaves her.

    Last week, Barsharani Nayak (19) alias Pinky married Ananta Nayak. But, a few days after the wedding, Ananta demanded a medical examination, claiming she was a transgender..

    A man from Nayagarh has been detaine...

    India 2016-03-18 04:02:41

    IIT panel accepts fee hike proposal.

    Although the SCIC has accepted the recommendations, the final authority to take this decision is the IIT Council which is headed by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani..

    The Standing Committee of the IIT Council (S...

    India 2016-03-18 03:52:06

    World Sufi Forum: PM Modis ten best quotes.

    "Terrorism is not a conflict to be fought only through military, intelligence and diplomatic means. It is also a battle that must be won through strength of our values and real message of religions," said Modi.. PM...

    India 2016-03-17 20:42:00

    Fight against terrorism not against any religion: PM Modi at World Sufi Forum.

    When young laughter is silenced by guns on the streets, you are the voice that heals, said PM Modi at World Sufi Forum.. PM Modi at World Sufi Forum

    Asserting that there are terror groups that are instruments o...

    India 2016-03-17 20:00:59

    Maoists kill four labourers on road construction site near Ranchi.

    At least four persons working on a road construction site were shot dead allegedly by Maoists in a village under Basia police station area of Gumla district on Thursday. .

    At least four persons working on a roa...

    India 2016-03-17 19:18:57

    Modi gets invite for SAARC summit in Pakistan; Sushma and Aziz discuss Pathankot, Masood Ashar.

    Pakistan Foreign Ministry Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Thursday extended invitation for Prime Minister Modi to attend SAARC Summit, to be hosted by Pakistan later this year.. Sartaj Aziz with Sushma Swaraj in Nepal on Th...

    India 2016-03-17 17:59:41

    Delhi court to hear bail plea of ex-DU professor SAR Geelani tomorrow.

    Geelani was arrested in connection with the 2001 Parliament attack case but was acquitted for "need of evidence" by Delhi High Court in October 2003, a decision upheld by the Supreme Court in August 2005.. SAR Geel...

    India 2016-03-17 12:31:23

    Punjab forest minister meets CM over tree felling in SYL area.

    The move follows the passage of a Bill in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Monday that provides for returning of the land acquired for constructing the canal to the original landowners..

    Punjab Minister Chunni Lal Bhaga...

    India 2016-03-17 09:12:25

    Science city tour scheme gets no funds from Punjab budget.

    Religion has done better than science, with a provision of Rs 140 crore for the Mukh Mantri Teerath Darshan Yatra..

    The Punjab budget makes no provision for the ‘Mukh Mantri Vigyan Yatra’ scheme, la...

    India 2016-03-17 09:06:04

    Congress forces adjournment over SYL bill not being sent to Punjab and Haryana Governor.

    Eventually, Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the House leaving behind only two MLAs, Ajaib Singh Bhatti and Ajit Inder Singh Mofar, who had moved call attention motions.. Punjab Congress MLAs sit in front of Raj...

    India 2016-03-17 08:38:08

    In absence of any law, Sikh cant be restrained from carrying kirpan in court: HC.

    The court said that kirpan possessed or carried by Sikhs is exempted from provisions of the Arms Act, 1959..

    The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that in the absence of any law or valid regulation that p...

    India 2016-03-17 08:19:13

    Rajnath Singh: Forensic report confirms 6 terrorists hit Pathankot airbase.

    Rajnath Singh quoted from the report to say, “This burnt mass material belongs to human male. It could not be possible to establish the identity of burnt male remains as under reference.”. Union Home Mi...

    India 2016-03-17 05:05:43

    Manohar Parrikar: Small incidents of terror must be treated as war.

    Sending out a message to Pakistan, India today said it wants good relations but not at the cost of its "pride, dignity and self-respect".. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Express Photo

    Small incidents of ter...

    India 2016-03-17 04:50:23

    Now its Congress: Bharat Mata Ki Jai or else.

    Congress Joins NCP, BJP, Sena in Maharashtra to gang up, suspend Owaisi party MLA for refusing to say slogan in Assembly.. I am willing to say Jai Hind. Object to being forced to say Bharat Mata Ki Jai: Pathan


    India 2016-03-17 04:30:04

    ED follows the money trail, says Chhagan Bhujbal laundered Rs 200 crore.

    NCP leader complains of ‘chest pain’, doctors from JJ Hospital attend to him.. NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal

    EVEN AS former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal Chhagan Bhujbal complained of ‘ch...

    India 2016-03-17 02:17:14

    Chennai: Dalit minor tortured in mistaken identity case.

    The victim’s father P Vincent said at around 10.30 pm on Friday, six people claiming to be policemen barged into their house in Kannagi Nagar..

    The illegal custody and torture of a Dalit teenager hailing ...

    India 2016-03-17 02:02:15

    Showcause notice: JNU gives students 2 more days to reply.

    The final "quantum of punishment" for the students will be decided on the basis of response to the notices.. Jawaharlal Nehru University.

    JNU authorities Wednesday extended the deadline for replying to showcaus...

    India 2016-03-17 02:01:25

    Jharkhand: 25 held for mob attack on police station.

    According to police, the mob set ablaze a truck that had been seized by police and damaged another. They damaged many police vehicles..

    More than a dozen policemen were injured when a mob attacked Be...

    India 2016-03-17 01:50:01

    Chhattisgarh tapes: Amit Jogi demands CBI probe.

    Congress has expelled Amit Jogi for six years. . Amit Jogi. (Source: PTI photo)

    Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi’s son and Marwahi MLA Amit Jogi Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into purported audio tapes w...

    India 2016-03-17 01:30:03

    French honour for Express columnist C Raja Mohan.

    Raja Mohan, while thanking the French Ambassador, spoke on the importance India accords to its diplomatic partnership with France..

    “In the troubled times we are living in, it becomes all the more importa...

    India 2016-03-17 01:20:38

    Telugu TV anchor Nirosha commits suicide at Hyderabad hostel.

    Nirosha, 23, was an anchor with Gemini Music channel..

    A 23-year-old music channel VJ allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room in Sindhi Colony in Secunderabad early on Wednesday. K Nirosha, who worked wi...

    India 2016-03-17 01:18:28

    Ballotin: Raids on Assam ministers home, CM Gogoi attacks Centre.

    The Election Commission will for the first time use VVPAT (voter-verified paper audit trail) in an election in Assam. . Rockybul Hussain

    March 18:


    Teams of the election expenditure ...

    India 2016-03-17 01:00:06

    World T20: Pakistan protests denial of clearances.

    Pakistan government sources said, out of seven diplomats’ requests, the MEA cleared only two..

    Pakistan’s foreign ministry Wednesday called in Indian deputy high commissioner J P Singh to lodge a pr...

    India 2016-03-17 00:27:33

    Chhattisgarh to recommend CBI probe into Jhiram Ghati attack.

    Acting home minister Ajay Chandrakar told the Assembly Wednesday that the government was ready to recommend a CBI probe.

    Nearly three years after the Maoist attack at Jhiram Ghati that killed Congress leaders, ...

    India 2016-03-17 00:27:22

    Goa CM announces populist schemes in budget proposal ahead of polls.

    Parsekar said that the government is in the process of identifying and acquiring land for IIT, Goa at the cost of Rs. 10 crore.. Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

    With eye on the state polls next in less t...

    India 2016-03-16 21:13:36

    Passenger tweets dirty window picture to Suresh Prabhu, team arrives at next station to clean.

    Rajpara stated that at Valsad station, the station master made him speak to a senior official from western railways on the phone, who too checked with him if his problem was resolved or not..


    The p...

    India 2016-03-16 20:00:29

    Couple commits suicide inside Ranchi police station.

    A 27-year-old man and a minor girl, who had eloped recently from a Godda village, allegedly committed suicide inside Argoda police station in Ranchi early Tuesday morning. .

    A 27-year-old man and a minor girl, ...

    India 2016-03-16 19:44:19

    Delhi court directs police to file FIR against Kumar Vishwas for alleged molestation.

    The police had earlier said in court that the inquiry did not throw up any substantial evidence against the poet-turned-politician.. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas

    A Delhi court today ordered lodging of an FIR on a p...

    India 2016-03-16 17:26:32

    India looks to double missile production to 100 per month.

    Jayaraman said it has been recommended to the Government to identify a "large industry" which can be lead integrator of missiles and 50-60 medium-scaled industries on the sub-systems front. .

    India is looking t...

    India 2016-03-16 16:54:36

    Kolkata: Two Jamatul Mujahidin Bangladesh members arrested.

    Enamul Mollah and Habibul Haque were arrested by the NIA during a joint raid with the STF from a house in Metiabruz area of Kolkata.. NIA officials in this file photo.

    The National Investigating Agency and Spec...

    India 2016-03-16 12:05:24

    Cant use rules as a cover-up, says CPM MP Mohammad Salim.

    CPM MP Mohammad Salim speaks to The Indian Express on the sting row. . CPM MP Mohammad Salim.

    TMC’s Saugata Roy sought to know under what rule you raised the sting operation matter in the Lok Sabha.


    India 2016-03-16 03:11:08

    We continue with objective (2/3 majority) but have also taken others on board, says Sarbananda Sonowal.

    The BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Assam describes his ambitions and his challenges to The Indian Express.. BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal.

    What will be the BJP...

    India 2016-03-16 02:20:21

    The 11 Trinamool Congress leaders caught on video allegedly accepting bribes.

    Profiles of the 11 Trinamool Congress leaders purportedly caught on video accepting bribes in a sting operation by Narada News.. Mukul Roy, who is back again as Mamata Banerjee’s lieutenant in the Trinamool C...

    India 2016-03-16 02:05:54

    CBI chargesheets UP engineer Yadav Singh, wife.

    Singh was arrested on February 3..

    The CBI on Tuesday filed the first chargesheet against suspended Noida Chief Engineer Yadav Singh, his wife and 12 others, including three companies, in a case of alleged corr...

    India 2016-03-16 01:56:27

    Keep flag height at 100 ft in universities: Naveen Jindal to Smriti Irani.

    On February 18, the vice-chancellors of 39 central universities adopted the resolution on hoisting the national flag at a meeting called by Irani. . Industrialist and former Lok Sabha MP Naveen Jindal (left) and HR...

    India 2016-03-16 01:53:58

    Delhi confidential: Hard Talk.

    Jethmalani has defended Indira Gandhi’s killers, underworld don Haji Mastan and Harshad Mehta in the stock scam. . Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani

    Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani has a knack for taking up high ...

    India 2016-03-16 01:09:17

    Air India aircraft, with over 150 on board, suffers tyre burst in Mumbai.

    Some passengers suffered injuries while they were being evacuated through the emergency chute, airport sources said. . Representational image

    An Air India aircraft with over 150 passengers on board suffered a t...

    India 2016-03-16 00:24:05

    Inequality to growth, reforms to deficit: Banking on India.

    The Ramnath Goenka Lecture series has been launched by The Express Group to mark 25 years of the passing away of Ramnath Goenka, the founder of The Indian Express.. Dr. Raghuram Rajan delivers Ramnath Goenka lectur...

    India 2016-03-16 00:00:52

    Coast Guard rescues fisherman off Gujarat coast.

    One of the ICG ship C-413 that was operating off the Gujarat coast was diverted for rendering assistance. .

    A fisherman who sustained severe burn injuries onboard a fishing boat off the coast of Porbandar in Gu...

    India 2016-03-11 14:56:57

    H-1B visa used to hire foreign workers unfair for Americans, should end: Donald Trump.

    IT professionals from India and major Indian IT companies are major beneficiary of H-1B.. US Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump Friday said the H-1B...

    India 2016-03-11 12:52:48

    Kerala Cong (Jacob) to boycott seat sharing talks with Congress.

    Kerala Congress Jacob chairman Johny Nelloor said the party would not go for any discussion with Congress on seat sharing. Nelloor said his party has sought for Ankamali seat in Ernakulam to contest the assembly el...

    India 2016-03-11 11:36:45

    Faces of fund crunch in Punjab: No money for war heroes.

    The names of 200 gallantry medal winners were sent to the district treasury office this January, for the department to transfer money to their bank accounts for the previous quarter. But the soldiers are still wait...

    India 2016-03-11 09:10:27

    Wife goes to police, Kannada actor in trouble.

    Vijayalakshmi has alleged that Darshan created a ruckus at her flat in south Bengaluru Wednesday. .

    POPULAR KANNADA actor Darshan, who landed in prison in 2011 for beating his wife, is in trouble again. His wif...

    India 2016-03-11 04:17:43

    Temple priest booked in Ahmedabad after three deaths due to bhang poisoning.

    An inspector became the fourth victim of alleged food poisoning after consuming bhang on Shivratri, distributed by a local temple in Budasan village of Gujarat’s Mehsana district.. Jamnaben Marwadi (left) str...

    India 2016-03-11 04:01:01


    A DAY after MNS chief Raj Thackeray asked party workers to burn autorickshaws operated by non-Marathi speakers, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Thursday said that Maharashtra was “not the...

    India 2016-03-11 03:35:06

    Ishrat Jahan case: Top cop moves court, seeks copy of second chargesheet.

    The second chargesheet, filed on February 6, 2014, is pending in the court after the Ministry of Home Affairs did not permit the CBI to chargesheet the four officers, including retired special director Rajinder Kum...

    India 2016-03-11 03:30:02

    PM Modi holds higher education meet.

    The meeting, which was held at the PM’s residence, was also attended by V S Oberoi, Higher Education Secretary at the HRD Ministry..

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting on higher education Thur...

    India 2016-03-11 03:26:29

    Pension schemes: Not enough to make ends meet.

    To create a well-pensioned society, the salary component as well as the corpus needs to go up.. Some feel that the government can look to increase the pension every month and make the amount more meaningful as the ...

    India 2016-03-11 02:24:36

    Chidambaram changed Ishrat affidavit due to undue pressure: Kiren Rijiju.

    "He will not on his own go to the extent of giving a clean chit to a terrorist. There must have been some kind of undue pressure on him," he told reporters in the capital.. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

    Amidst th...

    India 2016-03-10 21:01:15

    AGP releases first candidate list for Assam polls.

    Among the 25 contestants are former two-time chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and ex-minister Brindaban Goswami, Bora said.. Guwahati : Atul Bora, President of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) addressing a press confe...

    India 2016-03-10 17:06:05

    UPA conspired to defame ex-Gujarat CM Modi in Ishrat Jahan case: Rajnath.

    Amid protests and slogan shouting by Congress members who had trooped into the Well of the House, Singh charged Chidambaram of coining the term "saffron terror" and "Hindu terror".. Home Minister Rajnath Singh


    India 2016-03-10 15:45:34

    West Bengal elections 2016: Top candidates to watch out for.

    As the TMC strives to retain power, the CPI(M) hopes to re-emerge and the BJP tries to make a mark, here are the top candidates of 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections.. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Cong...

    India 2016-03-10 15:22:52

    ISROs sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F: All you need to know.

    The satellite will be launched into orbit from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s PSLV-C31 carrying previous IRNSS satellite. ...

    India 2016-03-10 14:49:56

    Case registered against Kanhaiya in Kanpur court over remarks on Army men in Kashmir.

    "While we have a lot of respect for our soldiers, we will still talk about the fact that in Kashmir women are raped by security personnel," Kanhaiya had said.. JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar REUTERS/Adnan Abidi


    India 2016-03-10 14:30:55

    Real Estate Bill passed: Heres how it will help home-buyers.

    The bill will establish state-level authorities called Real Estate Regulatory Authorities (RERAs).. Photo for representational purpose

    The much awaited Real Estate Bill, which aims to protect the interests of b...

    India 2016-03-10 13:15:30

    Cabinet gives green signal to Rs 8,000 cr rural LPG scheme.

    The scheme aims to provide on a war footing LPG connections to women members of BPL families.. Express Photo/Amarjeet Singh

    The Cabinet on Thursday approved a Rs 8,000-crore scheme to provide cooking gas (LPG) ...

    India 2016-03-10 12:51:25

    Sushma Swaraj takes up issue of medical students death with Russia.

    Yasir, a medical student from Srinagar, died on Wednesday after being comatose following the attack in Kazan city, Russia.. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (Source: PTI)

    India has taken up the issue of ...

    India 2016-03-10 10:14:25

    Delhi: Man threatens to self-immolate near Parliament, detained by police.

    Initial investigations reveal that Singh hails from Rajasthan. It was not yet known why he threatened to kill himself. More details are awaited.. Representational image

    A middle-aged man Wednesday threatened to...

    India 2016-03-10 02:20:06

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray raises Marathi issue again: burn auto-rickshaws.

    The MNS chief Raj Thackeray alleged that the BJP-led government’s haste in issuing these permits was to benefit a particular company that manufactures three-wheelers, each costing Rs 1.7 lakh.. MNS president ...

    India 2016-03-10 01:13:31

    For Punjab Assembly, Siachen martyrs are from BSF, soldier Hanumanthappa is Hanuman Thapa.

    The mistake of categorising the Army jawans as those from the Border Security Force escaped all members of the house as no one pointed it out to the Speaker..

    In a major faux pas, the Punjab Assembly’s ob...

    India 2016-03-10 00:52:15

    Man from Bengal goes to Kerala to find work, wins Rs 1 crore lottery.

    The change of fortunes overnight made Mohijul Rahima Sheikh, 22, terrified. He could not bear the weight of the "big ticket".. Mohijul Rahima Sheikh.

    Barely four days after he came to Kerala looking for work, a...

    India 2016-03-10 00:00:36

    200 kids fall sick after taking deworming tablets in WB.

    Deworming tablets are given to children to remove worms from their bodies. Parasitic worms known as soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomes cause various infections..

    Around 200 children in three districts ...

    India 2016-03-09 21:15:04

    West Bengal elections: Here is TMCs full list of candidates.

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced TMC’s candidate list for the 2016 Assembly elections. She confirmed that TMC will contest alone in all the 294 seats. Banerjee said her party would contest...

    India 2016-03-09 19:21:59

    Kashmir encounter: Two militants killed, top LeT commander flees.

    Security forces were conducting search operations in Puchal area at Awantipora when shots were heard from nearby Goripora village, a police official said.. According to intelligence inputs, LeT’s Kashmir chie...

    India 2016-03-09 18:39:53

    Jammu: Arrested Pakistani spy hospitalised.

    Identified as 85-year-old Mohammad Nazir, son of Fateh Din of Lahore, sources said that he was lodged in District Jail, Jammu..

    An aged Pakistani national, who was arrested on charges of espionage in R S Pura s...

    India 2016-03-09 18:18:28

    Delhi: Construction site near AIIMS caves in, two workers dead.

    A construction site behind the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi has caved-in leaving two workers dead and three injured, ANI reports. Five workers were stuck when the ground ...

    India 2016-03-09 14:50:32

    Kerala elections: The 10 candidates to watch out for.

    Kerala Assembly elections: The Congress is going head to head with the CPM in a quest for power with the BJP hoping to create upsets. Oommen Chandy, the chief minister of Kerala, has a heavy task on his shoulders (...

    India 2016-03-09 13:48:26

    Air India flight makes emergency landing in Bhopal.

    The Air India flight made an emergency landing after a bird was sucked into the engine during take off..

    Representational image.An Air India flight from Bhopal to Mumbai made an emergency landing at BhopalR...

    India 2016-03-09 10:52:24

    Woman gangraped on Bareilly bus, child dies in assault.

    The bus conductor, Ishwari Prasad, and helper, Shiv Kumar, both residents of Bareilly district, have been arrested and booked under IPC Sections 376-D (gangrape) and 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder)....

    India 2016-03-09 03:51:47

    Niyamgiri tribals oppose Odisha govt move to hold fresh gram sabha.

    The gram sabhas held in 12 villages in Niyamgiri in 2013 rejected the mining proposal, throwing a spanner in Vedanta’s plans of mining the hills..

    Insisting that the 2013 gram sabha decision denying Vedan...

    India 2016-03-09 03:09:27

    Mom and son among those assaulted in moral policing incidents in Kozhikode.

    The mother noted the registration number of one of the bikes and complained to the police leading to the arrest of five persons. The arrested were identified as S Aneez, P Suneesh, Muhammed Siraj, Jaffer Hassan and...

    India 2016-03-09 03:01:37

    Journalist Barkha Dutt files police complaint about threat calls following JNU coverage.

    Journalist Barkha Dutt on Tuesday claimed that she has been receiving threat calls for her reportage on the JNU row over which she has lodged a police complaint and appeared before a Metropolitan Magistrate court t...

    India 2016-03-09 03:00:11

    J&K Police book journalist for offensive Facebook posts.

    The police are now on the lookout for the man identified as Ramesh Khazanchi, a Kashmiri Pandit who left the Valley in the wake of militancy..

    A DELHI-based journalist has landed in trouble for his “offen...

    India 2016-03-09 02:11:20


    The House passed a proposal to submit a plea before the court to reconsider and make its order ineffective.. Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan. (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav)

    Four days after the Supreme Co...

    India 2016-03-09 01:57:47

    Delhi confidential: Biting Sound Bite.

    Trinamool Congress spokesman and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien has, now taken to giving television bites with a piece of unseasonal watermelon in hand. . Derek O’Brien

    If elections are here, can thea...

    India 2016-03-09 01:17:52

    Woman kills NRI man, buries body, plants sapling on the spot.

    To ensure the body is not discovered, she allegedly planted a sapling on the spot and used the victim’s cellphone to send text messages to his friends, telling them ‘he’ was vacationing..


    India 2016-03-09 01:13:53

    Sitaram Yechury draws parallel with Hitlers nationalism.

    Government wants to make every argumentative Indian a seditious Indian, says D Raja.. Sitaram Yechury and D Raja at Parliament. (Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

    CPM leader Sitaram Yechury has drawn a parallel be...

    India 2016-03-09 00:56:54

    5 Questions: I Dont want a reserved seat, I can fight a man, says Ranjeet Ranjan.

    The Congress Lok Sabha MP, who motorcycled to Parliament, speaks to The Indian Express.

    What statement were you making by riding a Harley Davidson to Parliament?

    I used to ride a bike in Bihar, I used...

    India 2016-03-09 00:43:36

    Rajasthan Budget: Social welfare, power get major share of outlay.

    With Women’s Day in mind, Raje announced two new schemes for the girl child — Mukhyamantri Rajshri Yojana and Mukhyamantri Saksham Balika Yojana.. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. ((Source: PTI...

    India 2016-03-09 00:33:39

    Girl jumps from second floor to escape rape in West Bengal.

    Three persons were arrested in connection with the rape attempt on the girl. . The incident happened in Liluah, Howrah district.

    Three persons were arrested on Monday after a girl jumped from the second floor o...

    India 2016-03-07 09:37:09

    Pakistan NSA warned Ajit Doval of 26/11-type hit on Maha Shivratri.

    The national capital was on high alert and security was beefed up at vital installations, important buildings and crowded places after Delhi Police received inputs about a potential terror strike in the city by 10 ...

    India 2016-03-07 02:44:55

    MD of Kerala television channel accused of fraud.

    In her complaint to police, Joseph alleged that Kumar cheated her after promising to make her a major shareholder in the Indo-Asian News Channel Private Limited..

    A prominent TV journalist in Kerala and the man...

    India 2016-03-07 01:39:41

    Delhi confidential: Old Ties.

    It seems Heptulla, a regular at the restaurant, always stops to talk to the staff to ask about their well-being. Najma Heptulla

    MANY WERE pleasantly surprised to hear Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptu...

    India 2016-03-07 01:26:07

    Profiles of 5 BJP and VHP leaders who warned Muslims of final battle in Agra meet.

    Union Minister of State for HRD, Katheria is one of the BJP’s Dalit faces, a professor and an aggressive activist with an RSS background.. Ram Shankar Katheria in Parliament last week, making a statement on h...

    India 2016-03-07 01:17:17

    Dont have embassy in Yemen but will spare no efforts to rescue missing priest: Sushma Swaraj.

    She also corrected the number of Indians killed in the attack from four to one.. India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. (AP Photo)

    India will spare no efforts to rescue Christian priest missing in Yemen ...

    India 2016-03-07 01:15:12

    Chamba: Two IAF jawans washed away after sudden rise of water level in Ravi.

    All five personnel were on a weekend holiday trip to Chamba and were clicking pictures at the riven bank.. Police search of bodies of Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel at Ravi river near Chamba on Sunday. Express ph...

    India 2016-03-07 00:34:12

    Mob vandalises church in Chhattisgarh.

    Attackers came in motorcycles, shouted slogans like ‘Jai Shri Ram’; cops blame encroachment dispute.. The prayer hall in Kachna near Raipur, on Sunday. Express

    A group of more than 15 men allegedly ...

    India 2016-03-07 00:32:49

    INS Viraat chief engineer dies after minor fire on ship.

    While the incident was quickly brought under control, four sailors who were present at the scene and combating the fire sustained injury from the smoke..

    INS Viraat, which was on a routine deployment to Goa, re...

    India 2016-03-06 23:30:17

    J-K: Militant killed during search operation in Kulgam.

    Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Buchroo village of Kulgam district, 75 kms from Srinagar, after some suspected militants fired a few rounds at the security forces.. Security forces launche...

    India 2016-03-06 21:40:25

    Goa: Air India flight checked for bomb after threat call; turns out hoax.

    "Calangute police received a call about a bomb planted in the flight AI516 flying to Goa," a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI) official said.. “Calangute police received a call about a bomb planted in ...

    India 2016-03-06 20:47:03

    Jat quota stir: Haryana governments compensation to traders insufficient.

    Traders claimed that the government was providing compensation of 25 per cent.. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

    A section of traders in Haryana, who suffered financial losses during the Jat quota agi...

    India 2016-03-06 20:22:58

    Goa: Panjim city goes to polls.

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar casting his vote from booth No. 12 near Immaculate Conception Church at the heart of Panjim city..

    On its polling day, the City Corporation of Panaji (CCP) registers 74.81 per ...

    India 2016-03-06 19:54:04

    Modi is Gods gift to India: Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

    He said the money transfer scheme for newly-born baby girls had resulted in improved sex ratio.. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is God’s gift to India, Ma...

    India 2016-03-06 19:17:42

    West Bengal elections: Rudy wants EC to look into Mamatas remark on Central forces.

    Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Sunday said the Election Commission should look into West Bengal Mamata Banerjee’s comment that Central forces would be there for three days only, but the state g...

    India 2016-03-06 19:03:19

    Narendra Dabholkars son expresses unhappiness over investigation failure.

    Daughter-in-law of Govind Pansare also expressed her disappointment of struggling for justice after three years of killings.. Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot in Pune on August 20, 2013.

    Hamid Dabholkar, son of s...

    India 2016-03-06 18:49:58

    After calls made to Pakistan, Punjab police conducts search operation in Pathankot.

    On March 2, an alert was sounded in villages located near the Indo-Pak border in Pathankot and patrolling was intensified after BSF alerted police on spotting three to five suspects in Pakistan side near the border...

    India 2016-03-06 18:36:38

    Amid terror threats cultural programme at Somnath temple deferred.

    State DGP PC Thakur had earlier announced that out of four teams of NSG which arrived in Gujarat on Saturday, one has been sent to Somnath to beef-up security.. A view of the Somnath Temple in Gujarat. (Source: Exp...

    India 2016-03-06 18:07:29

    Kerala Assembly polls: Neck-and-neck fight expected as BJP tries to emerge strongly.

    Over the last decades, Kerala has been witnessing wild swings of votes from one front to another, giving the state alternate governments of UDF and LDF.. BJP, which has failed so far to break the bi-polar politics ...

    India 2016-03-06 16:11:27

    Pakistan man, missing since 2007 Samjhauta blasts, set to leave Punjab jail.

    Pakistani officials visited his family, settled in Sargodha district of Pakistan Punjab, last Tuesday seeking details to ascertain his identity to secure his release in India.. Irfan’s family is in Sargodha <...

    India 2016-03-06 03:32:41

    Rohith Vemula-Kanhaiya Kumar link irks BJP as it brushes caste under the flag.

    As Kanhaiya and Rohith get twinned in the political discourse, what is also becoming visible is this: This linkage is causing discomfort in the BJP-ABVP.. Kanhaiya’s arrest in JNU came just short of a month a...

    India 2016-03-06 02:56:25

    Restore our minority status, allay minority fears: AMU V-C to PM Modi.

    In a memorandum to Modi, Shah said the NDA’s sympathetic handling of the issue would have a positive effect on Muslim youth and would “further bind them to the national mainstream”.. Vice Chancell...

    India 2016-03-06 02:37:27

    Man booked after posters offer reward to kill JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

    "A case has been registered under relevant sections of law at the Parliament Street police station," said a senior police officer. . A poster on a wall in central Delhi offering reward of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who s...

    India 2016-03-06 02:19:37

    Ensure BJP rules for 25 years, will make Bharat Mata a Vishwa Guru: Amit Shah.

    BJP chief Amit Shah attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over ‘anti-national’ slogans. He praised PM Narendra Modi who wears a tilak.. BJP chief Amit Shah at the BJYM meet in Vrindavan, Saturda...

    India 2016-03-06 02:13:56

    Police asks JNU to keep it informed about Kanhaiyas movement.

    The police also ensured full security to Kanhaiya on Thursday, when he was released from jail on conditional bail, and deployed multiple escort teams to make sure that he reaches the campus safe.. JNUSU President K...

    India 2016-03-06 02:02:49

    Yemen attack: Indian priest yet to be traced.

    A nun belonging to Missionaries of Charity in an old age home in Sana said Sali was safe and shifted to a hospital, where she is under protection.. The names of the four nuns killed in the Aden attack are displayed...

    India 2016-03-06 01:58:31

    Committed to vacating land in J&K, says Army.

    The statement comes amid reports that the Army was delaying vacating land held by it at different places in J&K..

    The Army Friday said it was committed to meeting all mutually-agreed upon decisions about va...

    India 2016-03-06 01:52:00

    BJP MP Ananth Hegdes remarks on Islam trigger Bhatkal bandh.

    Asked at a press conference about a number of youths from Bhatkal being linked to terrorism, Hegde had said that “as long as there is Islam in this world, there will be terrorism”.. BJP MP Ananth Kumar ...

    India 2016-03-06 01:45:09

    Congress, CPI demand security for JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

    Azad demanded that “stringent action” be taken against those responsible for issuing such threats “without caring for the law of the land”.. JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar with the union Vic...

    India 2016-03-06 01:34:48

    Watch: Minister VK Singh targets Kanhaiya, says his icon Rohith supported Yakub.

    V K Singh called upon the youth workers to spread nationalism and tell people how to take the country ahead when "fissiparous forces" are at work.. File photo of MoS for External Affairs V K Singh. (Source: PTI)

    India 2016-03-06 01:30:55

    Prashant Bhushan slams BJP for not acting against MLA.

    Meena, who represents the Aklera constituency, was reportedly caught on camera attacking members of the MKSS as the march passed through Aklera..

    Senior Supreme Court lawyer and former Aam Aadmi Party member Pr...

    India 2016-03-06 01:27:31

    Higher education has been hijacked by vested interests, says Jay Panda.

    The politician was speaking at a session originally conceived as a conversation between Panda and BJP leader Shazia Ilmi at TiECON Ahmedabad.. Management Consultant Sunil Parekh in conversation with R Chandrashekha...

    India 2016-03-06 01:20:05

    Jat quota agitation: 27% OBC quota wont be disturbed while granting reservation, says Khattar.

    Khattar said that a five-member committee had already been constituted under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to prepare draft of the Bill to grant reservation. . Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar (...

    India 2016-03-06 01:15:36

    HRD submits names for AMU council, Pranab wants more.

    HRD Ministry officials termed it a “routine affair”.. File photo of President Pranab Mukherjee

    The Rashtrapati Bhawan has returned a file from the HRD Ministry that had recommended names to fill a v...

    India 2016-03-06 01:10:48

    National Conference of Women Legislators: President, V-P pitch for 33% reservation for women in LS.

    They were speaking at the inaugural function of National Conference of Women Legislators at Vigyan Bhawan. PM Narendra Modi was also present. . President Pranab Mukherjee during the inaugural session of the Nationa...

    India 2016-03-06 01:04:49

    Anand Sharma to get renominated to Rajya Sabha from HP.

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday had issued notification for the Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh.. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma at The Indian Express office. (Source: Express Photo by Ravi ...

    India 2016-03-06 00:56:46

    HRD Minister Smriti Irani escapes unhurt as convoy meets with accident.

    Her tweets suggested that the vehicles at the top of her convoy ran into some vehicles already involved in an accident.. HRD Minister Smriti Irani (PTI Photo)

    HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s vehicle was invol...

    India 2016-03-06 00:56:03

    The Babas belongings.

    A team of officials in Faizabad is opening trunks once owned by Gumnani Baba or, as some would say, Subhas Chandra Bose. What’s spilling out of the trunks: brass glasses, water pot, foreign pens, lighters, bo...

    India 2016-03-06 00:40:28

    More than machine.

    As police questioned photocopiers in South Delhi over JNU posters, Borzhome says the only thing he would say no to are pamphlets promoting violence. “I don’t mind those sparking debate on religion, poli...

    India 2016-03-06 00:35:07

    Idea Exchange: Leaders of students wings of RSS, Congress and CPI-ML talk about unrest in universities and Kanhaiya.

    The leaders of the student wings of the RSS, CPI-ML and the Congress talk about the unrest in universities, what comprises nationalism and sedition, and what Kanhaiya means for the politics of the country. (From le...

    India 2016-03-06 00:25:11

    Meeting the Asurs.

    HRD Minister Smriti Irani expressed shock in Parliament at anyone describing Durga as a goddess who “entices” Mahishasur, a “brave, self-respecting leader”.. Bargi Asur writes Asuri language...

    India 2016-03-06 00:11:00

    On stickers, T-shirts, a UP village celebrates its own anti-hero.

    In this Uttar Pradesh village that’s believed to be his birthplace, Ravana is not the ‘villain’ of mainstream Hinduism mythology, but a scholar, a kind brother and a devout follower of Shiva.. Vil...

    India 2016-03-06 00:03:58

    Meet the Asurs a marginal tribe that describes Durga as a goddess who enticed Mahishasur.

    This tribe in eastern India have for years held on to this narrative, fighting bias, odds.

    HRD Minister Smriti Irani expressed shock in Parliament at anyone describing Durga as a goddess who “entices̶...

    India 2016-03-06 00:03:17

    Mobile phone found outside Hardik Patels cell in prison.

    "In FIR has been lodged in this matter. Since one phone was found outside the barrack where Hardik is lodgedalone, we infer that the phone was used by him only," police said.. Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) l...

    India 2016-03-05 20:42:23

    Delhi court discharges alleged LeT operative Abdul Karim Tunda, three others.

    Tunda was accused of being involved in multiple bomb blasts that took place across the country in the 1990s.. File photo of Abdul Karim Tunda (Source: PTI photo)

    Suspected LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda and ...

    India 2016-03-05 18:51:08

    Posters appear in central Delhi offering reward of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who shoots dead Kanhaiya.

    Kanhaiya Kumar was released from Tihar Jail on interim bail after being arrested on sedition charges. A poster on a wall in central Delhi offering reward of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who shoots dead JNUSU president Kanh...

    India 2016-03-05 13:36:22

    Congress nominates AK Antony for Rajya Sabha election from Kerala.

    Congress state president, V M Sudheeran, on Saturday said the party has decided to field Antony as the candidate for RS elections.. A K Antony

    Former Defence Minister A K Antony will be the Congress candidate f...

    India 2016-03-05 11:30:49

    Situation did go out of control govt takes collective responsibility for any lapse: Captain Abhimanyu.

    During the agitation, properties, establishments and a house owned by Abhimanyu’s family were also torched by protesters in Rohtak. . Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu at The Indian Express office in...

    India 2016-03-05 10:10:50

    Govt failed to anticipate scale of stir, says Haryana minister on Jat quota agitation.

    He added that the government has taken “collective responsibility” for the absence of an immediate administrative response to prevent the situation from getting out of control.. Haryana Finance Minister...

    India 2016-03-05 04:21:11

    Environment agencies cavalier, force courts to intervene: CJI.

    CJI Thakur said the Supreme Court would have had little role to play had the government agencies been doing their job properly.. Chief Justice T S Thakur

    WITH PRIME Minister Narendra Modi and Environment Minist...

    India 2016-03-05 04:17:44

    Assam board exam answer-sheets gutted in fire.

    Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Vasant Vishal Solanki said preliminary inquiries did not show any apparent sign of accidental fire occurring due to an electricity short circuit. .

    The Assam government Friday ordered...

    India 2016-03-05 04:13:41

    Sukma: 3 CRPF men killed in encounter with Maoists.

    Officials said while two commandos, identified as constables Linju N and Fateh Singh had succumbed to their bullet injuries on Thursday, their collegaue Lakshman Singh died on Friday..

    Three CRPF personnel have...

    India 2016-03-05 04:10:33

    Gujarat Quota stir: Man takes own life to make govt wiser.

    Upleta town also observed a bandh while its major villages like Bhayavadar and Moti Paneli remained shut as well..

    Upleta and Dhoraji towns of Rajkot remained shut on Friday to mourn death of a youth who had al...

    India 2016-03-05 04:00:30

    Asaram case: SC declines to order CBI probe into missing witnesses.

    A bench of justices Anil R Dave and Adarsh Goel said it could be raised before the Allahabad High Court as complaints on it have been lodged in Uttar Pradesh. . Asaram Bapu

    The Supreme Court Friday declined to ...

    India 2016-03-05 03:57:26

    Several complaints later, HRD Ministry moves to sack Pondicherry varsity V-C.

    Sources said the HRD Ministry has decided to process Krishnamurthy’s case as it has given her enough opportunity to present her side of the case.. Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

    Emboldened by the Presid...

    India 2016-03-05 03:53:23

    Old meets new in riot shadow: pro-minority seen as anti-national.

    Today it’s India vs Pak within country, not just on borders, says BJP MLA.. At a refugee camp in Muzaffarnagar. Express archive

    In Muzaffarnagar, BJP-ABVP have taken out no marches on the JNU issue so far...

    India 2016-03-05 03:47:43


    When I leave office, I will speak of it more freely: Arvind Subramanian. Gives examples from history

    How a country deals with its social divisions plays a major role in the trajectory of its economic developmen...

    India 2016-03-05 03:41:56

    Inquiry clears her but Leftist Allahabad University student head faces exit.

    While the report concludes that Singh’s seat should have gone to a reserved candidate, it makes clear that the “mistake” was committed by university staff involved in the selection process.. The i...

    India 2016-03-05 02:50:19

    The more Rohiths you kill, more will emerge from every house: Kanhaiya Kumar.

    Kanhaiya Kumar: "I am not a politician, I am a student. I have no intention of joining mainstream politics or contesting any election." . JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar with the union Vice President Shehla Rashid a...

    India 2016-03-05 02:30:35

    Indian nun among 16 killed by gunmen in Yemen; victims handcuffed, shot in the head.

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj urges Indians in ‘such danger zones’ to return home . Security forces at the retirement home in Aden, Friday. (AP Photo)

    An Indian nun was among 16 peopl...

    India 2016-03-05 02:24:43

    Sexual harassment case: Delhi HC dismisses plea to cancel R K Pachauris bail.

    The court said that "very cogent and overwhelming circumstances" were necessary for an order of cancellation of bail which has already been granted.. The court said while granting relief to R K Pachauri, the trial ...

    India 2016-03-05 02:08:04

    MP: House panel to help students deal with exam stress.

    Stressing on the need of moral education, yoga and meditation, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said sports period will be made compulsory in schools..

    Madhya Pradesh Assembly Friday unanimously decided to form a House...

    India 2016-03-05 01:54:46

    Bihar: Oppn attacks Nitish govt as Tej Pratap skips House session again.

    When JD(U)’s Phulwari Sharif MLA Shyam Rajak asked a question as to why the sex ratio in Bihar was increasing, rural development minister Shravan Kumar stood up to answer. .

    The Opposition BJP Friday targ...

    India 2016-03-05 01:52:48

    After PA Sangmas death, 7-day mourning in Meghalaya.

    In Shillong, where the Meghalaya assembly’s budget session had just begun, Speaker Abu Taher Mondal broke the news after Governor’s address and adjourned the House for the day..

    The demise of Meghal...

    India 2016-03-05 01:46:04

    Sumitra Mahajan recalls PA Sangma: He would try wit, humour and silence, whichever way it worked.

    After he ceased being the Speaker, Sangmaji never used his erstwhile position to seek time in the House for speaking.. PM Narendra Modi, Sumitra Mahajan pays last respects to former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma at ...

    India 2016-03-05 01:40:41

    PA Sangma: Remembered, an important voice of the Northeast.

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma.. Former Lok Sabha speaker P. A. Sangma

    Terming his contribution in the deve...

    India 2016-03-05 01:23:38

    Delhi confidential: Looking Beyond.

    But Deputy Chairman P J Kurien surprised some of the members on Friday when he ascribed a motive to disruption of the House.. PJ Kuriean

    Disruptions in Parliament, especially during the pre-lunch session, are n...

    India 2016-03-05 01:18:04

    Part of govt agenda of saffronisation: Javed Ali Khan on AMU issue.

    SP MP Javed Ali Khan discusses the AMU issue..

    SP MP Javed Ali Khan discusses the AMU issue.

    What was the issue you raised today?

    The three off-campus centres of AMU have not been given...

    India 2016-03-05 00:53:42

    EC announces poll schedule in five states; May 19 is Decision Day.

    Election schedule for Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry was announced today by the Election Commission. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announces the polls dates, in New Delhi Friday. (P...

    India 2016-03-05 00:50:13

    AMU V-C to meet PM Modi today.

    The issues likely to be discussed include restoration of minority character of AMU, which is at present pending before court. . AMU Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah

    Amid the debate over alleged g...

    India 2016-03-05 00:48:06

    Sanand: Talks fail, strike at Tata plant enters day 12.

    A meeting was held between Sarkhej DSP PO Bhatt, Deputy Labour Commissioner M S Patel, company officials and seven-odd representatives of the workers till 3 pm..

    A day after Gujarat labour department “pro...

    India 2016-03-05 00:44:48

    Campus campaign: Cong to reach out to Dalit, minority students in UP.

    To prepare a strategy for targeting Dalits in UP, K Raju, chairperson of AICC SC/ST department, held a meeting with party office-bearers in Lucknow on Friday.. Students protest at Delhi University over Rohith Vemul...

    India 2016-03-05 00:40:46

    Oppn unites to protest govt interference in AMU affairs.

    Naqvi says govt committed to protecting the minority status of AMU . Sitaram Yechury and D Raja at Parliament. (Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

    Opposition unity was in full display in the Upper House as members ...

    India 2016-03-05 00:20:29

    Muzaffarnagar riots: SC stays proceedings against TV network, pulls up UP House.

    The inquiry committee of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly investigating a sting operation on Muzaffarnagar riots, had tabled its report in the Assembly last month, holding several staff members of TV Today Network guilty...

    India 2016-03-05 00:18:57

    Tunnel to Pak: India lodges strong protest.

    The protest was lodged at a Sector Commander level flag meeting between the two sides.. Director General of BSF K K Sharma too visited the tunnel site at Allah Mai De Kothey along the international border. (PTI Pho...

    India 2016-03-05 00:09:07

    Question of joint patrolling with the US does not arise, need to cut the flab from the military: Parrikar.

    “As of now, India has never taken part in any joint patrol; we only do joint exercises. The question of joint patrol does not arise,” said Parrikar.. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

    Defence Minist...

    India 2016-03-05 00:05:21

    West Bengal elections: Saradha scam accused Madan Mitra gets TMC ticket, to contest from jail.

    Mitra, had fought on a TMC ticket, and won from Kamarhati Assembly constituency in 2011, receiving 57.96 % of the votes, after defeating Manas Mukhopadhyay of CPI(M) who had finished second with 38.9% of the votes....

    India 2016-03-05 00:00:05

    Assam board exam answer sheets gutted in fire.

    The answer sheets belonged to another district of Assam and were sent to the Jorhat school which was one of the 45 zones in the state where the answer sheets are supposed to be evaluated. .

    Anywhere between 5,0...

    India 2016-03-04 21:43:24

    Goa Chief Minister Parsekar prefers AGMUT over creation of state cadre.

    "Let me clarify, I am not opposed to it, it was a cabinet decision and it will be supported. But AGMUT gave the state, supply of best talent from All India Service Officers (AIS)," Parsekar said..

    In response t...

    India 2016-03-04 21:41:58

    J&K: Medical practitioner claims to have formed Bhartiya Modi Army to check schemes initiated by PM.

    BJP General Secretary Ashok Kaul said that BJP has no affiliation with the Modi army and people should not fall in the trap of its organisers.. President of the ‘Bharatiya Modi Army’ Manzoor Ahmad Khan....

    India 2016-03-04 17:55:05

    Afzal Guru is not my icon, Rohith Vemula is: Kanhaiya Kumar.

    Kanhaiya Kumar addressed the media saying, "I strongly condemn the events that happened on February 9, however, if it is sedition or not, the court must decide." . JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar today addressed the...

    India 2016-03-04 16:32:09

    Kanhaiya Kumars speech: Here are the top 10 quotes.

    Kanhaiya Kumar in his fiery speech took a dig at PM Modi, the BJP, Smriti Irani and RSS along with emphasizing his stand on wanting "freedom in India, not freedom from India".. Kanhaiya Kumar, a Jawaharlal Nehru Un...

    India 2016-03-04 16:07:21

    GK Pillai in 2013: Dont think there is any evidence against Ishrat Jahan.

    GK Pillai recently told Times Now that Ishrat Jahan could have been a cover for the alleged LeT group assigned to assassinate then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.. GK Pillai recently told Times Now that Ishr...

    India 2016-03-04 16:02:47

    Salman Khan summoned by Jodhpur court for recording statement.

    Salman Khan had appeared in the court for the same purpose on April 29 last year for recording his statements and pleaded innocence. . The trial court hearing a case of alleged illegal possession of arms against Bo...

    India 2016-03-04 11:24:40

    Kanhaiya Kumars comeback speech at JNU evokes massive praise.

    Kanhaiya Kumar was released on bail three weeks after being arrested on sedition charges. Kanhaiya Kumar, a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student union leader, gestures as he addresses a meet inside JNU campus ...

    India 2016-03-04 10:17:30

    Delhi confidential: Age Matters.

    On his part, Venugopal, 84, said balanced nutrition and health care might have done the trick for him.. Chief Justice of India T S Thakur quipped: “Lawyers like you get better with age. “


    India 2016-03-04 05:22:43

    Chit fund scam: CBI questions top IPS officer in Odisha over Seashore links.

    Raosaheb P Koche, a 1993-batch IPS officer and now Inspector General Of Police (Cental Range), was questioned Wednesday. .

    A month after the Supreme Court directed the CBI to complete its probe into the Seashor...

    India 2016-03-04 05:14:09

    Kerala govt to release 215 serving life sentence.

    State Home Minister and former Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president Ramesh Chennithala announced the premature release of 215 prisoners..

    The Kerala cabinet, under the Congress party, has decided to rel...

    India 2016-03-04 05:02:22

    On the run for over a month, J&K cop arrested with arms.

    Police said Constable Shakoor Ahmad was arrested from Kulgam on Thursday after they received a tip-off about his presence in the area..

    After close to a month-and-a-half, Jammu and Kashmir Police have finally a...

    India 2016-03-04 04:57:29

    Arunachal CM Pul, Cong rebels join regional party.

    The merger took place around 4 pm Thursday with the CM announcing it at Naharlagun.. Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul. PTI Photo

    THE ONGOING political drama in Arunachal Pradesh took a new turn Thursday with 30...

    India 2016-03-04 03:51:18

    Hate speech: Booked, BJP MP Ananth Hegde sticks to his remarks.

    Uttara Kannada MP now claims his remarks were not a threat to the Muslim community.. BJP MP Ananth Kumar Hegde at parliament house in new delhi on thursday.Express photo by Anil Sharma.

    Despite being booked for...

    India 2016-03-04 03:42:57

    Sharad Yadav: Mockery of nationalism at cost of real issues.

    Praful Patel of the NCP said instead of working on development, the government was busy with the incidents like those in JNU, Hyderabad University and Agra.. JDU Sharad yadav at parliament house on Thursday in new ...

    India 2016-03-04 03:29:19


    BJP floor leaders have approached Jaitley, also I&B minister, to prepare a reply if the discussion comes up in the House.. Congress V P Rahul gandhi at parliament house on Thursday in new Delhi Express photo by...

    India 2016-03-04 03:23:54

    Opposition wants varsity rows added to Presidents address.

    Last year, the government faced embarrassment when an amendment moved by CPM’s P Rajeeve to the President’s address was carried.. President Pranab Mukherjee (Source: @RashtrapatiBhvn photo

    Having mo...

    India 2016-03-04 03:18:43

    Getting threats after Smriti allegation: Sitaram Yechury.

    "During the course of the discussions on February 26, the Minister for HRD made completely baseless allegations against me imputing motives that are completely false", he said.. CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Ye...

    India 2016-03-04 03:15:04

    PM has started reading, should read more: Congress.

    Anand Sharma said the PM’s reference to Stalin and Khrushchev was ominous but the quote was wrong..

    The Congress mocked PM Narendra Modi Thursday after his speech in the Lok Sabha invoking former Congress...

    India 2016-03-04 03:09:42

    In Lok Sabha, Modi quotes Somnath who says look who is talking.

    The BJP was the main opposition when Chatterjee was the Speaker and much, if not all, of the disruption was caused by it.. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacts with the students & teachers, at the event ...

    India 2016-03-04 01:56:48

    Why was Pillai silent so long: Veerappa Moily.

    He said that Pillai’s own comments that Ishrat and her three aides were lured to Gujarat by the IB corroborated that they were killed in a fake encounter.. Congress leader Veerappa Moily is the chairperson of...

    India 2016-03-04 01:51:47


    Probe officer Satish Verma says first affidavit a ‘cover-up by IB, manipulating government responses in high court’.. SIT officer Satish Verma grabs attention with his black shades as forensic and medic...

    India 2016-03-04 01:47:07

    Hate speeches wont impact minority welfare: Heptulla.

    When asked specifically about Katheria’s comments, Heptulla said that nothing anyone said mattered to her except when it came from the PM.. Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla

    Work on PM Narendra Mod...

    India 2016-03-04 01:29:12

    SC: Govt taking right steps, no need for body to protect patent rights.

    The bench was hearing a PIL filed in 2004 by an NGO.. The Supreme Court of India.

    The NDA government has received a shot in the arm with Supreme Court commending its steps to protect biodiversity. The court hel...

    India 2016-03-04 01:07:02

    Vandalism at dhar RSS office: Right-wing leader to withdraw complaint.

    The complaint against a group of Hindu youths for allegedly vandalising the RSS office in Dhar the day after Basant Panchami and stoning houses of three right-wing leaders is set to be withdrawn. The youths were re...

    India 2016-03-04 01:00:45

    BJP MP who rallied Dalits in Agra is prime accused in anti-Dalit riots.

    Babu Lal, who sought to rally the Dalit community with his speech, is also a prime accused in one of the worst cases of violence against Dalits in Uttar Pradesh.. Kardam claimed Lal instigated attack on a Dalit wed...

    India 2016-03-04 00:56:55

    BJP, AGP formally announce tie-up for Assam polls.

    AGP, which has ruled the state on its own twice, will play the junior partner and contest 24 seats while the rest 126 will be divided among BJP and three smaller outfits, with the saffron party leading the alliance...

    India 2016-03-03 19:59:08

    10 developments that happened during Kanhaiya Kumars 20-day custody.

    Kanhaiya, who will be released from Tihar Jail Thursday, may shed more light on what happened in JNU on the day of the event.. JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

    Granting six-month interim bail to Kanhaiya Kumar o...

    India 2016-03-03 19:25:34

    NASA clarifies: No internship offered to Indian student, no programme by that name.

    NASA has no record of any student named Sataparna Mukherjee being granted an internship. . NASA has denied offering any internship to Sataparna Mukherjee

    NASA on Thursday clarified that no Indian student had be...

    India 2016-03-03 19:12:40

    Army foils infiltration bid in J&Ks Keran sector, one militant killed.

    The infiltration took place near Rawthanad Domari in Keran sector. Army said the intermittent firing is still going on in the area that is close to Line of Control.. Keran sector in J&K

    Army on Thursday cla...

    India 2016-03-03 18:55:30

    J&K police arrest constable who had decamped with four AK rifles.

    The police said that constable - Shakoor Ahmad was arrested from Kulgam on Thursday after they received a tip-off about his presence..

    After 43 days of manhunt, the J&K police has finally arrested the polic...

    India 2016-03-03 17:45:06

    Video: Mass cheating during UP Board exams in Mathura.

    In a similar case of mass copying in Bihar last year, at least 426 students, including girls, were expelled after being caught cheating during the Intermediate Examination that started on February 24..

    This is ...

    India 2016-03-03 17:03:34

    Dalai Lama seeks to split homeland, says Chinas former minister.

    Talks between the Dalai Lama’s representatives and Chinese officials, stalled since 2010, have not resumed even after the Nobel laureate said he regarded Tibet as part of China..

    A former Chinese foreign ...

    India 2016-03-03 04:19:40

    Plea in Delhi HC seeks derecognition of CPM.

    The plea filed by Jojo Jose through his advocate Harivansh Manav has alleged that the CPM had “secured its registration by misrepresentation, fraud and forgery”..

    THE DELHI High Court on Wednesday a...

    India 2016-03-03 03:45:03

    PM Modi wants revamp of govt magazines.

    Antim Jan, a Hindi monthly magazine produced by GSDS is one of the magazines Modi is said to be unhappy about.. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Unhappy with the state of government publications, Prime Minister Nar...

    India 2016-03-03 02:05:07

    Supreme Court directive on dance bars: Ready to ensure there is no obscenity inside bars.

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected certain conditions like providing live CCTV footage to Police on performances in dance bars and asked the Maharashtra government to grant licences to owners within 10 days af...

    India 2016-03-03 01:48:00

    The crisis in farm research.

    Never before has India’s agricultural science community been as demoralised as now. The budgeted Plan outlay for the Department of Agricultural Research and Extension has barely risen from Rs 2,800 crore in F...

    India 2016-03-03 01:47:45

    70 days after their deaths, bodies of Gujarat fishermen continue to lay in Pakistan morgue.

    BODIES OF two Gujarat fishermen who died in Pakistan jail around two months back have not been repatriated till date and now fishermen leaders have sought intervention of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in ...

    India 2016-03-03 01:39:18

    DMK says poll deal with DMDK almost sealed, BJP puts off talks.

    Even after the BJP tried its best to woo him, sources in the DMK confirmed Wednesday that a deal was almost sealed, with an announcement of seat-sharing formula being the next step..

    DMDK leader Captain Vijayak...

    India 2016-03-03 00:58:47

    West Bengal: 500 fall ill after eating stale food.

    More than 350 of them, including 25 children, had to be admitted to hospital. .

    Nearly 500 people fell ill Wednesday after consuming bhog served after a religious ceremony in Sashan area of Barasat in North-24 ...

    India 2016-03-03 00:43:22

    BJP hits back: Rahul Gandhi is a lying machine, he is immature.

    The BJP too denounced Rahul Gandhi for his attack on the government in the Lok Sabha, saying it was "full of drama but lacked in content", while calling the Congress vice president a "lying machine" and a "non-seri...

    India 2016-03-03 00:40:08

    Possible debris of Malaysia flight MH370 found near Mozambique: NBC.

    A piece of debris found along the eastern African coast between Mozambique and Madagascar may be from the tail section of the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared two years ago, NBC News reported on Wednesday.....

    India 2016-03-02 21:03:15

    Five Indian women among Forbes Worlds Billionaires List.

    Among the Indian women on the list Savitri Jindal and family was ranked at the 453rd place on the list with a net worth of USD 3.5 billion..

    Five Indian women have made it to the Forbes list of world’s ri...

    India 2016-03-02 18:44:13

    At least 16 villagers killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh.

    "This is an act of desperation, we will give a befitting reply," said Ajay Chandrakar, Chhattisgarh Home Minister.. Narayanpur district in Chhattisgarh

    At least 16 villagers were killed by Naxals in Narayanpur...

    India 2016-03-02 18:26:00

    Kerala Elections: State will vote in single phase on May 16, counting on May 19.

    Kerala Elections 2016 will see a three-pronged fight between the Congress-led UDF, CPM-led LDF and the BJP. Kerala elections 2016: It will be a three-pronged fight between the Congress-led UDF, CPM-led LDF and the ...

    India 2016-03-02 14:02:29

    BJD with AIADMK in Parliament ruckus over Karti Chidambaram on Aircel-Maxis issue.

    AIADMK displayed copies of an English daily which claimed that Karti Chidambaram has invested in real estate across the world, as per investigations by the Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax authorities during ...

    India 2016-03-02 03:34:45

    AAP MLA uses derogatory language against Modi govt.

    Video of Amanatullah Khan at public rally surfaces, party defends him. AAP maintained that the comments by the Okhla MLA were “not a personal attack on the Prime Minister but a justified complaint against the...

    India 2016-03-02 03:01:47

    JNU students to march with flags to Parliament today.

    he also asked students to carry flags for whichever cause they were associated with..

    With flags of different colours, including the Tricolour, students from different organisations will march from Mandi House ...

    India 2016-03-02 02:57:18

    JNU faculty stands with Umar, Anirban They are responsible, sincere students, focused on academics.

    Apart from those at JNU, teachers from their graduation days are also shocked by the way they have been portrayed.. Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were arrested on charges of sedition. (Express Photo)

    On ...

    India 2016-03-02 02:52:09

    In JNUs protest theme, messages of hope and support for jailed students.

    Amid relentless trading of allegations and debates on whether limits can be imposed on freedom of speech, a wave of creative expression seems to have taken over the block.. The messages — addressed ‘to ...

    India 2016-03-02 02:42:43

    JNU row: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya sent to 14-day judicial custody.

    Both the students were arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly raising anti-India slogans in side JNU campus at an event to commemorate Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.. Umar Khalid

    A Delhi court Tuesda...

    India 2016-03-02 02:33:42

    Pak delegation barred from meeting prisoners in Jaipur jail.

    Sarvar Khan, Inspector General of Police, Jaipur Central Jail, however, rubbished the allegations. .

    A Pakistani delegation was allegedly denied ‘consular access’ to Pakistani prisoners lodged in Ja...

    India 2016-03-02 02:28:33

    IS sympathiser arrest: NIA to take over probe into role of IOC staff.

    Jaipur-based Sirajuddin was arrested by the Rajasthan Police on December 10 last year on the allegation that he was “actively” associated in promoting the IS ideology . Mohammad Sirajuddin is taken to a...

    India 2016-03-02 02:24:12

    Bihar: Rath yatra on Rohith, Kanhaiya.

    The rath also carries pictures of Bhagat Singh, Mahatma Gandhi, B R Ambedkar and Jaiprakash Narayan under the slogan “Save Democracy, Save Campus, Save Country”..

    The students’ wings of a numb...

    India 2016-03-02 02:15:17

    BJP MP calls Islam ticking time bomb of terror, booked for hate speech.

    He also allegedly accused the media of helping terrorists by airing views of arrested JNU student Umar Khalid’s father, a former member of the banned SIMI..

    Five-term BJP MP from Uttara Kannada, Ananth Ku...

    India 2016-03-02 02:12:20

    Armed Forces Tribunal sets aside dismissal of 8 Armymen for cowardice.

    All eight Army personnel, between the ranks of Sepoy and Subedar, were serving in 610 EME Battalion in Akhnoor when their unit came under a Fidayeen attack on July 22, 2003. .

    The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) ha...

    India 2016-03-02 02:09:11