Panel discusses Maharashtra govt stand on Maratha quota in Supreme Court

Mumbai, Maharashtra PWD Minister Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said the MVA government is “positive” towards implementing all pending schemes for welfare of the Maratha community announced by the previous dispensation. Talking …

Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for coronavirus

Puducherry, July 9 Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday, a day after an employee of the Raj Nivas here was found to be infected with the …

2 more aides of Vikas Dubey killed in separate encounters in UP: Police

Lucknow, Jul 9  Two more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, were gunned down in separate encounters in Uttar …

Goa Board may reduce syllabus for classes 10 and 12 to make up for academic loss

Panaji, Jul 9 The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view …

Brazil:Facebook removes false accounts linked to President Bolsonaro

Sao Paulo (Brazil), Jul 9  Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it has removed dozens of accounts linked to supporters or employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of …

Pakistani media mogul rejects rape accusations

Islamabad, Dec 31  The chief executive of one of Pakistan’s most influential newspapers has denied accusations he raped an acclaimed filmmaker, in a case that has spotlighted sexual abuse targeting men …

New UK government raises minimum wage

London, Dec 31  Britain’s minimum wage is to increase by more than four times the rate of UK inflation from next year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government announced Tuesday. A 6.2-percent …

No one should be overconfident around polls: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Ahead of the Delhi Assembly election, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said one should not be overconfident as there is always an element of uncertainty during poll time. …

Opposition questions opening of J&K govt job for outsiders

Jammu, Questioning the Jammu and Kashmir High Court’s decision to throw open vacancies in the district courts of the Union territories of J&K and Ladakh to candidates from all over the …

Will work under guidance of seniors: Rohit Pawar

Mumbai, On a day Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his cabinet, NCP MLA Rohit Pawar, grand nephew of the party chief Sharad Pawar, on Monday said he would work under …

NCP MLA decides to resign, says unworthy to do politics

Aurangabad (Maha), NCP MLA from Beed district in Maharashtra, Prakash Solanke, on Monday night announced that he would resign as the member of the Legislative Assembly, as he is “unworthy to …

One-day special session of Assam Assembly on January 13

Guwahati,  A one-day special session of Assam Assembly has been called on January 13, a state government release said here on Monday. The House will meet at 9.30 am on January …

MEA denies recalling Indian Ambassador to Austria

New Delhi, The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday called as “factually incorrect” reports that Indian Ambassador to Austria Renu Pall has been recalled following allegations of misuse of government funds. …

Sikar coldest place in Rajasthan at 1 degrees C

Jaipur, Dec 31 Rajasthan continued to reel under cold wave conditions on Tuesday even as there was a marginal increase in night temperature in the state. Sikar remained the coldest place …

Civilian injured in landmine blast in Poonch

Jammu, Dec 31A civilian was injured in a landmine blast in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said. Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Rahul Yadav said that the civilian stepped …