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A deliberative process; Collegium can't enjoy absolute power (Opinion)

A deliberative process; Collegium can't enjoy absolute power (Opinion)

15 hours ago
The appointment of judges to the constitutional courts is a contentious issue. The current process provides that every judge of the constitutional court will be appointed by t....
If Centre gets complete control, judiciary won't be free: Ex-SC judge Madan Lokur (IANS Interview)

If Centre gets complete control, judiciary won't be free: Ex-SC judge Madan Lokur (IANS Interview)

15 hours ago
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B. Lokur, in an interview with IANS, said "the manner in which the executive has been dealing with the recomme....
Experts question transparency in selection of election commissioners

Experts question transparency in selection of election commissioners

15 hours ago
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Centre has maintained that the present system of appointing election commissioners is in consonance with constitutional provisions. However, expert....
Govt must not forget why Ambedkar let Art 124(2) be as it is (Opinion)

Govt must not forget why Ambedkar let Art 124(2) be as it is (Opinion)

15 hours ago
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Article 124(2) of the Constitution lays down that "Every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and s....
Girl brutalised, left in field with abdomen cut open in UP village

Girl brutalised, left in field with abdomen cut open in UP village

15 hours ago
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 4 (IANS) In a gruesome murder, a nine-year-old girl was brutalised, mutilated and left to die in a wheat field on the outskirts of Madhopur villa....
Lab tests by experts scotch safety concerns about tea produced in Bengal, NE

Lab tests by experts scotch safety concerns about tea produced in Bengal, NE

15 hours ago
Agartala, Dec 4 (IANS) Tea produced in the northeast region and the Dooars and Darjeeling in West Bengal is safe to drink, a risk assessment study by a 3-member team of scient....
Elevators or traps? Greater Noida housing societies pass the buck

Elevators or traps? Greater Noida housing societies pass the buck

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Noida, Dec 4 (IANS) Incidents of poorly maintained lifts have been constantly coming to light in Noida.
Vote for those who work, not who halt the work: CM Kejriwal on MCD polls

Vote for those who work, not who halt the work: CM Kejriwal on MCD polls

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New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people in the national capital to exercise their franchise for setting up an "honest party tha....
Bride collapses, dies on stage in Lucknow

Bride collapses, dies on stage in Lucknow

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Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a young bride in her early 20s, collapsed during the garland exchange ceremony on the stage and died, apparently due to a cardiac....
Levana Suites fire: Allahabad HC grants bail to hotel owners, manager

Levana Suites fire: Allahabad HC grants bail to hotel owners, manager

16 hours ago
Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has granted conditional bail to the two owners of Levana Suites and its manager in the September 5 fire inc....
G20 steered by India can become powerful instrument for global security, world economy (Column: Spy's Eye)

G20 steered by India can become powerful instrument for global security, world economy (Column: Spy's Eye)

16 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has struck a note of confidence about India playing an effective role during its G20 Presidency, in dealing with multiple challenges including geo....
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)

Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)

16 hours ago
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for December 5-11.
Lucknow ranks at the top in clean air survey

Lucknow ranks at the top in clean air survey

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Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) Lucknow has been declared the 'No.1 city' in the national ranking of 'Clean Air Survey', and received a reward of Rs 1.50 crore along with a citation.
Jail inmate injures himself, dies in UP hospital

Jail inmate injures himself, dies in UP hospital

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Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) A jail convict died after he allegedly injured himself in Lucknow district jail.
UP vendor loses legs in train mishap during police raids

UP vendor loses legs in train mishap during police raids

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Kanpur, Dec 4 (IANS) A 17-year-old vegetable vendor lost his legs after he was run over by a train while he was trying to pick up his weighing scales that were allegedly throw....
Padampur bypoll an acid test for Naveen as BJP pulls out all the stops

Padampur bypoll an acid test for Naveen as BJP pulls out all the stops

16 hours ago
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 (IANS) The by-election to Padampur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district is going to be an acid test for Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju....
No rest after Gujarat elections: BJP gets ready for its 2024 big push

No rest after Gujarat elections: BJP gets ready for its 2024 big push

16 hours ago
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) With the end of campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set its next target, and without wasting any time ....
UP BJP MPs get restive, keep embarrassing party, govt

UP BJP MPs get restive, keep embarrassing party, govt

16 hours ago
Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MPs in Uttar Pradesh are getting increasingly vocal about their resentment against the 'system' and are leaving no stone unturned ....
Goa cops declare zero tolerance for drugs during Xmas, New Year

Goa cops declare zero tolerance for drugs during Xmas, New Year

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Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) With Christmas season and New Year around the corner, Goa, which attracts thousands of tourists during this period, is gearing up to tackle and curb the m....
Statue politics flares up in Karnataka as state gets closer to assembly polls

Statue politics flares up in Karnataka as state gets closer to assembly polls

16 hours ago
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) As Karnataka inches closer to assembly elections in 2023, the politics over statues is hotting up.
Party leaders skip 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' in Assam, signify fresh trouble for Cong

Party leaders skip 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' in Assam, signify fresh trouble for Cong

16 hours ago
Guwahati, Dec 4 (IANS) The Assam version of the Bharat Jodo Yatra' of the Congress has completed one month. It started from Dhubri district and is set to cover a distance of 8....
Amritsar gears up to host education event in G20 summit lead-up

Amritsar gears up to host education event in G20 summit lead-up

16 hours ago
Amritsar, Dec 4 (IANS) The city of Amritsar, home to Sikhism's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple, that witnessed one of the bloodiest episodes in colonial India, a massacre of....
Minor girl kidnapped, raped in Meerut

Minor girl kidnapped, raped in Meerut

18 hours ago
Meerut, Dec 4 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped by a driver, raped, and then dropped on a road in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district.
Allahabad HC orders official's suspension for non-compliance of 41-year-old order

Allahabad HC orders official's suspension for non-compliance of 41-year-old order

19 hours ago
Prayagraj, Dec 4 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh's consolidation commissioner to immediately suspend from service the assistant consolidation of....
MCD polls: Cong accuses BJP candidate of cheating voters by prefixing 'Dr' to her name

MCD polls: Cong accuses BJP candidate of cheating voters by prefixing 'Dr' to her name

23 hours ago
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Congress candidate Shagun Bhadana, contesting the Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) election from ward no 22 of Rohini B, has lodged a complaint before....
Rajnath inaugurates Gita Daan Yajna at B'luru ISKCON

Rajnath inaugurates Gita Daan Yajna at B'luru ISKCON

1 day ago
Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the Gita Daan Yajna Mahotsava on the occasion of Gita Jayanti at ISKCON Sri Rajadhiraja Govinda ....
Delhi: Decomposed body of man found in park

Delhi: Decomposed body of man found in park

1 day ago
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A highly decomposed body of a man, aged around 40, has been found in north-west Delhi's Moriwala Bagh, the police said on Saturday.
'India needs 4 lakh organ transplants every year'

'India needs 4 lakh organ transplants every year'

1 day ago
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) India needs four lakh organ transplants annually but less than 1,000 transplants are being done due to lack of organ donors, said Dr Sandeep Attawar, p....
MCD polls: 68 model polling stations, 68 'pink booths' set up

MCD polls: 68 model polling stations, 68 'pink booths' set up

1 day ago
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Ahead of the MCD polls, a total of 68 model polling stations and a similar number of 'pink booths' have been set up to provide a quality experience to ....
Act East Policy will improve NE India'a relation with ASEAN countries: Mizoram Guv

Act East Policy will improve NE India'a relation with ASEAN countries: Mizoram Guv

1 day ago
Silchar, Dec 3 (IANS) Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati said on Saturday that implementation of India's Act East Policy will improve the relations of the northeast region....
Transformation in education now a reality in Odisha: CM Patnaik

Transformation in education now a reality in Odisha: CM Patnaik

1 day ago
Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Saturday that transformation in education is not a dream anymore and it is now a reality in his state.
'Stay orders by HC frustrated provisions of 2003 law against unlawful conversion', Gujarat govt to SC

'Stay orders by HC frustrated provisions of 2003 law against unlawful conversion', Gujarat govt to SC

1 day ago
The Gujarat government has told the Supreme Court that its 2003 law, which was strengthened in 2021, contained precautions to ensure that the process of renouncing one religio....
Gangster Raju Thehat shot dead in Rajasthan

Gangster Raju Thehat shot dead in Rajasthan

1 day ago
Jaipur, Dec 3 (IANS) Notorious gangster and history-sheeter Raju Thehat was shot dead on Saturday by armed assailants in Rajasthan's Sikar, the police said.
Veganism for Conscious Living (Opinion)

Veganism for Conscious Living (Opinion)

1 day ago
Sustainable, cruelty-free, antibiotic-free, ethically-produced, plant-based veganism that was a niche sector till recently is now gaining worldwide popularity. As distinct fro....
Farman Ali to Yahya Khan  men behind the Bangladesh genocide

Farman Ali to Yahya Khan men behind the Bangladesh genocide

1 day ago
I recall that on my very first visit to Pakistan in December 1995 (nearly twenty-five years after I had left it as a high school student in July 1971), as part of a group of j....
Sachin Pilot's video on 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' a hit on social media

Sachin Pilot's video on 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' a hit on social media

1 day ago
Jaipur, Dec 3 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress is all set to welcome Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo yatra' into the state at Jhalawar on Sunday. In view of this, former Deputy CM Sachin....
Families of Bhopal victims converge in Delhi to demand much-delayed justice

Families of Bhopal victims converge in Delhi to demand much-delayed justice

1 day ago
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) On the 38th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy, thousands of victims protested at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday, demanding that the governm....
Bengal govt's decision on jobs for transgenders under general category to face legal challenge

Bengal govt's decision on jobs for transgenders under general category to face legal challenge

1 day ago
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) The recent decision of the West Bengal government to allow people from the transgender community to apply for state government jobs under 'general' categ....
Explosives, ammunition, foreign currencies seized in Mizoram; 6 held

Explosives, ammunition, foreign currencies seized in Mizoram; 6 held

1 day ago
Aizawl, Dec 3 (IANS) The Assam Rifles on Saturday in two separate raids in Mizoram seized a huge quantity of Myanmar-bound explosives, war-like stores, foreign currencies, and....
Campaigning ends for 2nd phase of Guj assembly polls

Campaigning ends for 2nd phase of Guj assembly polls

1 day ago
Gandhinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) The campaigning for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections -- scheduled to be held on December 5, ended on Saturday with all the three major ....