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 …

Two doctors missing in national capital since Christmas day

New Delhi,  Two doctors — a man and a woman — have been missing from the national capital since Christmas afternoon, police said on Monday. A police complaint was lodged by …

Hope Army will rise to greater heights under the new Army Chief: Bipin Rawat

New Delhi, Dec 31 Outgoing Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Tuesday thanked all the army personnel and their families for extending full support to him in his three year tenure …

Man arrested in connection with Dec 15 Jamia violence

New Delhi,  A 25-year-old man was arrested on Monday for his alleged involvement in the violence near Jamia Millia Islamia here around a fortnight ago, police said. The accused, Asad Ansari, …

Govt has started on wrong foot on CDS appointment: Cong

New Delhi, Dec 31  The Congress on Tuesday raised several questions over the appointment of Gen Bipin Rawat as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), saying the government has started on …

Congress Maharashtra ministers meet Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 31 Newly elected Congress Ministers in Maharashtra on Tuesday met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at his residence here. The ministers were accompanied by Congress General Secretary in charge …

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tables anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday moved a resolution in the state Assembly demanding the scrapping of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Though the one-day special …

JNU admin to implement new hostel manual from Wednesday

New Delhi,  The Jawaharlal Nehru University on Monday said it will implement the new hostel manual from Wednesday, with its Vice-Chancellor appealing to the students to call off their strike. After …

Education dept employee held for taking bribe

Thane, Dec 31 A zilla parishad employee here in Maharashtra has been arrested for allegedly taking bribe from a person for facilitating clearance of the latter’s payment, the ACB said on …

4 medium intensity earthquakes hit J-K

New Delhi, Four medium intensity tremors with magnitudes ranging between 4.7 and 5.5 hit Jammu and Kashmir in a span of less than two hours on Monday night, the National Centre …

PM Modi condoles demise of Nagaland Assembly Speaker

New Delhi, Dec 31 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of Nagaland Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu, describing him as a diligent leader who was devoted towards development of …