President rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, sources said. Continue Reading

Amitabh Bachchan a true legend, Dadasaheb Phalke Award a befitting tribute: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday congratulated Amitabh Bachchan on being honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and said it was a befitting tribute to a true legend. Continue Reading

Prez, PM pay tributes to Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Union Ministers today paid tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary.
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Palaniswami in Delhi, to meet Modi, Amit Shah

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today reached New Delhi to take part in the second meeting of organising committee on celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. Continue Reading

Curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh, protesters observing fast in Guwahati

The indefinite curfew which was in force in Dibrugarh municipal area was relaxed for 5 hours today even as large number of people gathered in Chandmari area of Guwahati to observe a fast called by the AASU to protest against the Citizenship Act. Continue Reading

Ram Nath Kovind accepts Shiv Sena Minister’s resignation

As advised by the Prime Minister, the President has directed that Union Minister Prakash Javadekar be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in addition to his existing portfolios, the spokesperson added. Continue Reading

Colourful Onam for Keralites post floods

Keralites today celebrated their biggest and most-awaited harvest festival, Onam with traditional fervour and gaiety, shrugging off the frightening memories of horrendous floods that had washed away their festival dreams last year. Continue Reading

Prez, PM pay tributes to Vajpayee on his 1st death anniversary

A prayer meeting was held at Sadaiv Atal – the memorial to Atal Bihari Vajpayee – today to mark the first death anniversary of the former prime minister. Continue Reading

Why assembly was not informed about NEET development: HC to TN govt

Hearing a public interest litigation petition filed by Tamil Nadu Students Parents Welfare, the Madras High Court yesterday asked the State government why the assembly was not informed that two bills seeking exemption from NEET exams was denied assent from President in September 2017. Continue Reading

Prez gives nod for UP Bill

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a key Bill of Uttar Pradesh that will pave the way for reintroduction of the provision of anticipatory bail, revoked during the Emergency in 1976, officials said today. Continue Reading