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  • Rajnath Briefed On Enhancing Indian Ocean Maritime Security Aug 19, 2019

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was on Monday briefed by the Indian Navy about the futuristic steps to be taken at the Gurugram-based Information Management & Analysis Centre (IMAC) with regard to maritime intelligence in the Indian Ocean.

  • Delhi govt rapped for opposing technology to fight pollution Aug 19, 2019

    "Don't you want our children to live in good quality air?" the Supreme Court asked on Monday, pulling up the Delhi government for its opposition to the use of remote sensing technology to help identify polluting vehicles.

  • 'BJP, RSS want to end reservations in garb of discussion' Aug 19, 2019

    The Congress on Monday hit out at the ruling BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), accusing them of being anti-Dalit and anti-backward and said they want to end reservations in the backdrop of discussions.

  • ED summons P Chidambaram in aviation scam case Aug 19, 2019

    In more trouble for former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning in an aviation scam case dating back to the UPA regime, authorities said.

  • Amid slowdown, RBI Governor hints at softer approach on rates Aug 19, 2019

    Indicating a softer approach on rate cuts in the wake of economic slowdown, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das today said growth is the top priority at a time when the Indian banking system is facing many challenges.

  • Priyanka hits out at government over economic slowdown Aug 19, 2019

    Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday slammed the government's silence over job losses following the slowdown in the economy.

  • Raj Thackeray, ex-LS Speaker's son summoned by ED in IL&FS related case Aug 19, 2019

    Former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi's son and realty developer Unmesh Joshi has been summoned, along with his business partner Raj Thackeray, by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), for a probe into an IL&FS related case, official sources said.

  • Schools reopen in Srinagar, but students missing Aug 19, 2019

    After a gap of nearly a fortnight, around 200 schools in Srinagar reopened today, but few students showed up. Though teachers were present in most schools, jittery parents avoided sending their children.

  • Ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away Aug 19, 2019

    Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, the last Congress leader to preside over the state, died here on Monday following cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 82.

  • Triple talaq cases rise in UP after law comes into force Aug 19, 2019

    The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 which criminalises triple talaq has, so far, failed to act as a deterrent to the cases of triple talaq in Uttar Pradesh. In recent weeks, there has been a spurt in such cases in the state.

  • Sonia made interim chief as Nehru-Gandhi family trusted: Baghel Aug 19, 2019

    The people and the Congress workers have confidence in the Nehru-Gandhi family and that is why Sonia Gandhi was made the party's interim chief, says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

  • Uttar Pradesh To Register All Boats, Paint Them Bright Yellow Aug 19, 2019

    In an unprecedented move, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has come out with a slew of measures to address boat accidents. It has decided that all boats in the state will be painted bright yellow and each one will have a number assigned to it.

  • Yogi Govt's Cabinet Reshuffle Deferred Aug 19, 2019

    The much awaited cabinet reshuffle of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, which was to take place today, was deferred late on Sunday as reports came in of the deteriorating health of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley in Delhi.

  • Great time to innovate in India: PM Modi Aug 18, 2019

    Asserting that India is home to among the biggest start-up eco-systems in the world and witnessing transformation in a wide range of sectors, Prime Minister Modi said it was a great time to innovate in the country.

  • We have right to know what happened to Netaji: Mamata Banerjee Aug 18, 2019

    Recalling the mysterious disappearance of great Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said that peoploe have the right to know of his whereabouts or ultimate fate.