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 …

Pope Francis prays for ‘fragile’ humanity needing help in pandemic

Vatican City, Mar 28  Praying in a desolately empty St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis on Friday likened the coronavirus pandemic to a storm laying bare illusions that people can be self-sufficient …

COVID-19 cases rise to 873 in India, death toll 19

New Delhi, Mar 28  The number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 873 in India on Saturday with the death toll rising to 19, according to the Union Health Ministry. In its …

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath announces his resignation

Bhopal, Mar 20  Amid the political turmoil in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday announced that he would submit his resignation to Governor Lalji Tandon. The announcement came a …

Nirbhaya case:Court issues fresh death warrants; convicts to be hanged on March 3

New Delhi:All four convicts of the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will be executed on March 3 at 6 am. The fresh date was issued by Patiala House court on Monday. …

Arvind Kejriwal takes charge as Delhi chief minister

New Delhi, Feb 17  AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took charge as the chief minister of Delhi for the third time. Members of his Cabinet — Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, …

Supreme Court directs Centre to grant permanent commission to women officers in Army within 3 months

New Delhi, Feb 17  The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months and said there will not …

Delhi election: AAP leading in 52 seats, BJP in 18, says EC

Delhi: Counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly Election is underway, with the incumbent  AAP leading in 52 and BJP in 18.  Postal ballots were counted first. TV exits polls have unanimously …

Delhi election : AAP leading in 33 seats, BJP in 19, says EC

Delhi: Counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly Election is underway, with the incumbent  AAP leading in 33 and BJP in 19.  Postal ballots were counted first. TV exits polls have unanimously …

J P Nadda elected BJP president

New Delhi, Jan 20  J P Nadda was elected unopposed as the BJP national president on Monday after he emerged as the only leader in the fray following the nomination process …

Railways announces fare hike effective from January 1, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 31 On the New Year’s eve, the railways announced fare hike across its network, excluding suburban trains, effective from January 1, 2020, according to an order issued on …