India

Cong calls opposition meet on Jan 13 on CAA
NEW DELHI: Amid protests across the country, opposition parties will meet at the Parliament annexe, here, at 2 p.
New Year shocker: Railways hikes passenger fares
NEW DELHI: In a shock to millions of passengers across the country, Indian Railways on Tuesday hiked passenger fares for sleeper class by 2 paise per kilometre and for 3AC, 2AC and AC first class by four paise per kilometre.
North India shivers in extreme cold, normal life hit

NEW DELHI: North India shivered due to bone chilling cold on Sunday as the minimum temperatures plummeted across the region, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Modi and Shah are master liars: Mallikarjun Kharge

MUMBAI: All India Congress Committee general secretary and Maharashtra in-charge Mallikarjun Kharge called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah master liars for misguiding the public on the issue of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

IPS Rajeev Kumar made IT Secretary by WB govt
KOLKATA: In a surprise move, former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has been made the new Principal Secretary in the state Information Technology Department by the West Bengal government.
125 crore Aadhaar cards issued till now: Govt
NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced a milestone of sorts with the total number of Aadhaar cards issued so far crossing the 1.
Mothers, daughters protest at Jamia gate
NEW DELHI: Many women staged a sit-in against the Citizenship Amendment Act with their little daughters at the Jamia Millia campus gate on Sunday.
Modi, Shah have destroyed future of nation's youth: Rahul
NEW DELHI: Amid the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Congress has planned to hold peace marches in some states on Monday, besides holding a protest at the Rajghat in Delhi.
Violence abates, political blame game begins in UP
LUCKNOW: After three days of intensive violence in 19 districts in Uttar Pradesh, the political blame game has begun.
Man preparing for father's cremation killed in mishap
LAKHIMPUR: (Uttar Pradesh): A man on his way to buy cremation material for his father's funeral, was killed after his bike was hit by a van in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur.
Death toll mounts in UP, so does tension
LUCKNOW: The death toll in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Uttar Pradesh has reportedly gone up to 16 though official sources only claimed that nine deaths had taken place.
73% Muslims feel CAA will hike population, economic burden
NEW DELHI: Just over 47 per cent of Indians feel that the Indian Constitution had been violated by the recently-passed Citizenship Amendment Act but nearly the same number differs on this issue, according to an IANS-CVoter survey.
2008 Jaipur blasts: All four convicts sentenced to death
JAIPUR: A special court here on Friday sentenced to death the four terrorists convicted of involvement in the 2008 Jaipur serial blasts that killed 71 people and injured 185.
Jamia girls lead anti-CAA protest
NEW DELHI: The girl students of the Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia school in the national capital led a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday.
Your one-stop guide to Citizenship (Amendment) Act
NEW DELHI: If the monsoon session of Parliament created history by junking the controversial Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special powers to the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir, this winter session that ended this Friday became known for another equally controversial legislation - the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which now, after being passed by both the houses has become an Act.
Three-year-old raped in Unnao

UNNAO: Even as the death of the Unnao rape victim who was set ablaze by her accused has led to national outrage, another rape incident has taken place in the Uttar Pradesh district.

Jaanese Ambassador meets Capt Amarinder Singh, discusses investment opportunities in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the Japanese Ambassador to India, Satoshi Suzuki, to impress upon companies in his country to set up ventures in the upcoming Mega Industrial Parks at Rajpura and Bathinda.

Gurinder Singh Ghuman appointed as Lokpal Electricity Punjab.
CHANDIGARH: Gurinder Singh Ghuman Ex Member Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC ) has been appoined as Lokpal Electricity for the state of Punjab for a period of 3 years.
All 4 accused in Hyderabad gang rape, murder case shot dead
HYDERABAD: More than a week after brutal gang rape and murder of a young veterinarian in Hyderabad, police shot dead all the four accused in an alleged 'encounter' near Shadnagar town of Telangana's Ranga Reddy district on Friday.
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib bans single use plastic
NEW DELHI: Gurdwara Bangla Sahib has decided to go green by banning the use of all types of plastic in the holy shrine complex to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikh religion, Guru Nanak Dev.
Punjab Assembly Bypoll- 33 candidates in fray for four constituencies
CHANDIGARH: A total of 33 candidates remain in the fray for the four assembly constituencies in state of Punjab, voting for which will be held on October 21, 2019.
Capt Amarinder Singh and Partap Bajwa face to face on clean chit to Badals in sacrilege cases
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday took on Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa for joining hands with the Opposition in attacking his own party’s government on the sensitive Bargari issue on the basis of a totally misleading and biased newspaper headline.
People in small cities also become honeytrap victims
BHOPAL: Honeytrap cases are not limited to big cities with these women also conning rich people in small cities.
Pre-poll bonanza for Delhi's unauthorised colonies in the offing
NEW DELHI: After Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political charm seems to be working on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as the tango seems to be clearing the obstacles for regularisation of 1,797 unauthorised colonies in the capital.
Hindu outfits seek Constitutional amendments for equal rights to majority
NEW DELHI: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and other Hindu outfits on Saturday sought amendments to Articles 28, 29 and 30 of the Constitution in order to emphasise the civilisational development of the Hindu culture and tradition and mainstreaming of Hindu literature into the educational system.
Shahjahanpur victim may also be arrested
LUCKNOW: The law student who had accused the now-jailed senior BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape and blackmail, could also be arrested soon, according to Special Investigation Team (SIT) sources.
AIPEF urges J&K governor not to corporatise power department
CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir not to corporatise Power Development Department of State.
Mamata accuses BJP, CPM of creating panic on NRC
KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP's local leaders and those of the CPI-M of creating panic through a "misinformation campaign" on the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
6 dead after consuming spurious liquor in Dehradun
DEHRADUN: Six people died in Uttarakhand's capital on Friday after consuming spurious liquor.
Army takes down Pak intruder near LoC
NEW DELHI: An infiltration bid by Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) was foiled by the Indian soldiers on the intervening night of September 12 and 13, when they also killed an intruder suspected to be a BAT commando, defence sources said.
Ace lawyer, ex-Minister Ram Jethmalani passes away

NEW DELHI: Veteran criminal lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday at his residence here, confirmed advocate Ashish Dixit.

Stay steady, our best yet to come: Modi to ISRO scientists

BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the scientists of ISRO, hours after the much-anticipated Vikram lander lost signal moments before its moon landing.

ISRO chief breaks down, Modi hugs, consoles him
BENGALURU: Years of hard work literally came to naught for ISRO on Saturday after it lost communication with Moon lander Vikram, and no amount of words could put it right for the scientists at ISTRAC here.
India's mission moon failes, link to lander lost

BENGALURU: In a last stage snag, communications between India's moon lander Vikram and the orbiter got snapped as the former was only 2.

Set your apprehensions aside with these myths busted about hospitality management courses

The hospitality industry is a massive industry and an important one as well.

Chidambaram, Karti get bail reprieve
NEW DELHI: Allowing anticipatory bails to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, Special CBI Judge O.
Director CBI inaugurates Ist national conference on Cybercrime investigation
NEW DELHI: CBI Director, Rishi Kumar Shukla today inaugurated the 1st National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics at CBI(HQ) in New Delhi.
Pak to open Kartarpur Corridor irrespective of India ties
LAHORE: Pakistan's doors were open to Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, irrespective of Islamabad's ties with New Delhi, said Firdous Ashiq Awan, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.
Lost a valued friend, says Modi after Jaitley's demise
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed his condolences over the demise of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying that he has lost a valued friend and that the BJP and Jaitley shared an unbreakable bond.
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