Election Commission poll dates announcement LIVE Updates: Poll panel says changed time of presser for media’s convenience, not Modi rally

Election Commission poll dates announcement LIVE Updates: Poll panel says changed time of presser for media’s convenience, not Modi rally

14:30 (IST) Facing flak over changed time of presser, Election Commission says didn’t shift press meet for Modi rally  Facing criticism from political parties over allegedly deferring its press conference to suit Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Ajmer, Rajasthan, sources...
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Rajnath Singh at HT Leadership Summit: Home Minister blames Pakistan for troubles in J&K; calls Naxalism biggest challenge

Rajnath Singh at HT Leadership Summit: Home Minister blames Pakistan for troubles in J&K; calls Naxalism biggest challenge

Covering a range of subjects from farm distress to security challenges both within and external, Union home minister Rajnath Singh gave a general impression of the government’s views on this array of topics while delivering the keynote address at the 1...
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AMU orders probe after Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s photos are displayed at varsity exhibition, issues show cause notice to librarian

AMU orders probe after Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s photos are displayed at varsity exhibition, issues show cause notice to librarian

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has ordered a probe into how pictures of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah with Mahatma Gandhi were put on display at a photo exhibition in the varsity. File image of Aligarh Muslim Univesity. Image courtesy:...
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In Jammu and Kashmir, Special Police Officers will no longer be deployed for personal security of protected persons

In Jammu and Kashmir, Special Police Officers will no longer be deployed for personal security of protected persons

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has decided that Special Police Officers (SPOs) will not be deployed for personal security of protected persons anymore, officials said on Thursday. File image of Jammu and Kashmir Police. AFP The order comes in the...
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7 Rohingya Muslims deported to Myanmar from Manipur’s Moreh; illegal immigrant says ‘happy to leave India’

7 Rohingya Muslims deported to Myanmar from Manipur’s Moreh; illegal immigrant says ‘happy to leave India’

After the Supreme Court refused to stay the deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims on Thursday, the illegal immigrants are on the verge being sent back to their parent country Myanmar. On Wednesday itself, the immigrants started their journey from Assam’s...
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Sikh group plans to hold Khalistan referendum polling in Canadian cities in 2020

Sikh group plans to hold Khalistan referendum polling in Canadian cities in 2020

A prominent pro-separatist Sikh organization says it plans to hold polls in several Canadian cities as part of a worldwide referendum for an independent Sikh nation called Khalistan in India‘s Punjab state.Story continues below Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) says i...
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Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India: Ram Nath Kovind administers oath; Narendra Modi present at ceremony

Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India: Ram Nath Kovind administers oath; Narendra Modi present at ceremony

Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday was sworn-in as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan’s Durbar Hall. The President administered the oath to 63-year-old Gogoi at a brief ceremony which was attended by se...
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Govt, IAF had no role in choosing offset partner in Rafale deal, it was Dassault’s decision: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Govt, IAF had no role in choosing offset partner in Rafale deal, it was Dassault’s decision: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa on Wednesday came out in defence of the Rafale fighter jet deal with France, saying that Dassault Aviation, the French firm that will manufacture the jets, had chosen Reliance Defence as its offset partner, and that t...
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Vivek Tiwari murder and UP’s violent streak: State’s link to Gandhism fails to blunt criminality aided by politics

Vivek Tiwari murder and UP’s violent streak: State’s link to Gandhism fails to blunt criminality aided by politics

As the nation kicks off two-year-long celebrations for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, we continue to receive reminders on daily basis of how deep is the chasm between his vision of India and the reality, between his faith...
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Delhi farmers’ protest: Prohibitory orders imposed in east, northeast parts of city as thousands march to National Capital

Delhi farmers’ protest: Prohibitory orders imposed in east, northeast parts of city as thousands march to National Capital

New Delhi: The city police Monday imposed prohibitory orders in east and northeast Delhi, anticipating law and order problems as thousands of Bhartiya Kisan Union members are on a march from Haridwar to reach the national capital Tuesday. In east...
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