1. News ยป 
  2. National

National News

Ex-Army man held for seeking re-entry through Agniveer scheme

2 hours ago
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 6 (IANS) An former Army personnel has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Muzzafarnagar for allegedly seeking re-entry into the Army using fake....

Man murdered by minor street vendor in Surat after spat over paying money

4 hours ago
Surat, Oct 6 (IANS) A minor street vendor has been arrested for killing a man after a scuffle over money in the city of Surat in Gujarat, police said.

Delhi's air quality turns 'poor', CAQM asks states to strictly enforce pollution control measures

4 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Measures under 'stage-1' of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) will be enforced in the national capital region with immediate effect, according to ....

Modi, Shah to finalise BJP candidates: Gujarat BJP Chief to party workers

5 hours ago
Patan, Oct 6 (IANS) Since the last 15 days, Gujarat BJP President C.R. Patil while addressing party workers at various places has repeatedly said that this time party candidat....

7 killed, several missing after flash flood in Bengal's Jalpaiguri

6 hours ago
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) Seven persons have been killed and several others are feared missing following a flash flood in Mal river at Malbazar in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri distric....

Cyber fraudsters 'honey-trap' Odisha youth, extort Rs 71K

7 hours ago
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) Cyber criminals allegedly honey-trapped a youth in Odisha's Khurda district and extorted Rs 71,000 from him, police said.

Cyber stalker held for harassing ex-fiance by creating fake FB account

7 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A cyber stalker was arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly stalking and harassing his former fiance.

CM Shinde justifies 'uprising', proclaims to be 'heir' to Balasaheb's legacy

7 hours ago
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday defended his rebellion against the Shiv Sena leadership, terming it as not treachery but an uprisinig to save th....

Foundation stone for IIT-Goa campus to be laid in next six months: CM

8 hours ago
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Questioning the media whether it is right to give front page space to those opposing the Indian Institute of Technology-Goa (IIT-Goa), Chief Minister Pram....

Major fire in east Delhi cloth market

8 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A major fire broke out at cloth market in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar on Wednesday evening, but no casualties have reported so far, officials said.

Assam police foil cattle smuggling attempt, two arrested

8 hours ago
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) The Assam police foiled a cattle smuggling attempt on Wednesday near Guwahati, officials said.

Devotees bid adieu to goddess Durga in Northeast

8 hours ago
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) The Durga Puja festival, which is celebrated with fervour in the northeastern states, especially in Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, came....

Dussehra rally: Thackeray slams 'traitors', vows return of Shiv Sainik as CM soon

8 hours ago
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the rebel group led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, declaring them as trai....

'Order CBI probe into MCD tax scam', Sisodia writes to Delhi L-G

9 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, wrote to Lieutenant Governor V.K. Saxena on Wednesday demanding a CBI probe into the 'MCD toll tax ....

Save injured baby elephant, Rahul Gandhi writes to K'taka CM

9 hours ago
Bengaluru, Oct 5 (IANS) Moved by the plight of an injured elephant calf in the Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has reached out to Karnataka Chief Ministe....

Kejriwal attends Dussehra festivities, says prays for health for all

9 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday attended the "Ravan Dahan" programme, near the Red Fort, on the occasion of Vijay Dashami.

WHO flags four 'substandard' India-made paediatric medicines in west Africa

9 hours ago
Geneva, Oct 5 (IANS) The World Health Organization on Wednesday issued an alert for four "contaminated" India-made medicines, chiefly for paediatric use, identified in the wes....

Six drown during Durga idol immersion in Ajmer district

9 hours ago
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) Six persons, including a youth and his uncle, drowned to death during the immersion of a Durga idol in Ajmer district on Wednesday.

Amit Shah likely to attend state executive committee meeting in K'taka

10 hours ago
Bengaluru, Oct 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to take part in the state executive committee meeting scheduled to be held on October 7 at the Palace Grounds h....

KCR's national party to start expanding from Maharashtra

10 hours ago
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), formerly the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), will make a beginning from Maharashtra to expand its activities nationw....

Over 5 lakh people witness historic Dasara festivities in Mysuru

11 hours ago
Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 5 (IANS) The Dasara festivities celebrated on a grand scale in Mysuru came to an end with the iconic 'Jamboo Savari' on the occasion of Vijayadashami o....

Gujarat Vidyapith trustees invite Governor Acharya Devvrat to take over as Chancellor

11 hours ago
Ahmedabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The general secretary of Gujarat Vidyapith, Nikhil Bhatt, has issued a press statement saying the trustees of the Vidyapith have decided to invite Gove....

CBI gets active for third time in Vijayan's controversial housing project

11 hours ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 (IANS) The CBI has, for the third time, started to actively pursue the case of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's pet project, Life Mission, wh....

One pilot killed, another injured as Army chopper crashes in Arunachal (Lead)

11 hours ago
Itanagar, Oct 5 (IANS) A pilot was killed and another injured when a Cheetah helicopter of Army Aviation crashed near Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang on Wednesday, officials said.

Assam: BJP cadres miffed with reports of Cong leaders joining saffron camp

12 hours ago
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) Even as the Assam BJP has cancelled a mega joining camp that was scheduled to be held in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his upcomi....

Fake job racket: MEA rescued 45 trapped in Myanmar so far

12 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Alerting people about dubious employment offers from overseas, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday that it has so far rescued 45 Indians....

Khattar visits Medanta Hospital, inquires about wellbeing of Mulayam Singh, Chautala

12 hours ago
Gurugram, Oct 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Wednesday visited the Medanta Hospital here and enquired about the wellbeing of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministe....

Show-cause period of three Gehlot loyalists ends today, reply awaited

12 hours ago
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) While the political stir in Rajasthan Congress looks to have settled down for the time-being, things might flare up again from Thursday with the 10-day sh....

Congress in search of tribal face to head Jharkhand unit

12 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Congress is in search of new state chief in Jharkhand after the recent turmoil where three of its MLAs were caught in West Bengak with a large amount o....

Goa to introduce 'Multimodal Transport App' for last mile connectivity

12 hours ago
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Goa's Transport Minister, Mauvin Godinho, on Wednesday said that the government will launch 'Multimodal transport App' to give choice to visitors at affor....

Modi becomes first PM to attend Kullu Dussehra

13 hours ago
Kullu, Oct 5 (IANS) In the nearly 400 years of the history of the world-famous weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities, Narendra Modi became the first Prime Minister to pay obeisa....

Pakistan's new Finance Minister will find it hard to clear the financial mess

13 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5: All eyes are on Pakistans new Finance Minister Ishaq Dar who completes a week in office.

TMC has no moral right to speak on Parliamentary panel chair reshuffle: Bengal BJP

13 hours ago
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) As Trinamool Congress launched a scathing attack against the Centre following the replacement of its MP Sudip Bandopadhyay as the chairman of the Parliam....

Uttarkashi Avalanche: Six climbers rescued, says ITBP

13 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The rescue operation for those trapped in the avalanche at Draupadi's Danda-2 peak in Uttarkashi resumed on Wednesday.

Ex-Maoist ideologue Gaddar to contest Munugode bypoll in Telangana

13 hours ago
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Former Maoist ideologue and revolutionary balladeer Gaddar will contest by-election to Munugode Assembly seat as the candidate of the Praja Shanti Part....

Several detained following communal clash in Vadodara

13 hours ago
Vadodara, Oct 5 (IANS) More than 12 persons have been detained by the police after a communal clash broke out in Vadodara's Gorwa area over hoisting of religious flags on Tues....

10 rescued from burning floor in Thane residential high-rise

13 hours ago
Thane, Oct 5 (IANS) At least 10 residents were rescued from a fire which broke out on the 18th floor of a 28-storied building in the Hiranandani Complex here on Wednesday afte....

Punjab Police bust drone-based arms smuggling module

13 hours ago
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Punjab Police on Wednesday busted a drone-based arms smuggling module with the arrest of two people, including an undertrial.

Man accused of theft beaten to death by mob in Jharkhand

14 hours ago
Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) A mob lynched a 22-year-old youth named Ejaz Khan near the Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh border on suspicion of stealing a goat.

PIO nominated for Nature's 'Women in Science' award

14 hours ago
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian-origin biomedical scientist Maitreyee Wairagkar has been shortlisted for the prestigious Inspiring Women in Science award by leading scientific j....