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 …

Security beefed-up in Kolkata on New Year’s eve

Kolkata, Dec 31 Security has been tightened in and around the city with special focus on women safety on the New Year’s eve, police said on Tuesday. Vigil has been upped …

Predatory pricing happening in airfares:Hardeep Puri

New Delhi, Dec 31 Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri on Tuesday said some predatory pricing is happening in airfares and other airlines can shut down if it continues Addressing a press briefing, …

NC welcomes release of Kashmiri political leaders

Jammu, The National Conference on Monday welcomed a decision of the Jammu and Kashmir administration of releasing five political detainees and said such moves will help in bridging the gap between …

Kerala tops Niti’s SDG Index, Bihar worst performer

New Delhi, Kerala retained the top rank while Bihar was adjudged as the worst performer in Niti Aayog’s SDG India Index 2019, which evaluates progress of States and Union Territories on …

Rs 18.75L in gold, cash stolen from Aurangabad home

Aurangabad,  Thieves broke into a house on Monday morning in Aurangabad in Maharashtra and looted gold ornaments worth Rs 14 lakh and Rs 4.75 lakh cash, police said. The owner of …

Buffalo theft for ‘ransom’ on rise in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena

Bhopal, Dec 31 Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, which was once home to notorious dacoits and is now infamous illegal sand mining, has been witnessing a baffling trend- that of regular theft …

Car in Karnataka CM’s convoy rams into vehicles, two injured

Bengaluru, Dec 31 Two people were injured after a car in Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s convoy rammed into a truck before hitting an auto rickshaw on Tuesday at Yashwantpur …

Over 40K Mumbai police personnel deployed for New Year festivities

Mumbai, Over 40,000 Mumbai police personnel will be deployed to maintain law and order and security during New Year celebrations in the metropolis, an official said on Monday. These will include …

IAS officer held for accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe

Bhubaneswar,  Anti-corruption vigilance sleuths on Monday arrested a senior IAS officer after he was caught red-handed while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh, official sources said here. The arrested …

Snowfall likely in Kashmir Valley on New Year day

Srinagar, Dec 31  There was some respite from cold wave conditions for residents of Kashmir as the minimum temperature improved on Tuesday, even as the MET Office has forecast snowfall in …