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India, All india, 09 Aug 2018

MP: Speech-impaired 'transgender' attacked on suspicion of being child-lifter

Incident occurred on Wednesday night when the person, suspected to be transgender, was stopped by local woman whose baby was stolen.

09 Aug 2018 8:57 PM

Antigua examining India's request to extradite Mehul Choksi: MEA

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirmed that India has received no word from the authorities in Antigua and Barbuda.

09 Aug 2018 7:56 PM

After Kiki challenge video on train, Court orders Mumbai YouTubers to clean station

Video of 3 men taking 'Kiki challenge' on a moving train had gone viral on social media after it was uploaded a week ago.

09 Aug 2018 7:44 PM

GST on more items to be slashed as revenue increases: Piyush Goyal

GST Council has reduced rates on many items and services in last round. We want consumer to be burdened less by indirect tax, says minister.

09 Aug 2018 7:34 PM

Newly elected RS Dy Chairman Harivansh hopes for constructive debate in House

The journalist-turned-politician exuded confidence that all members will work together in the House.

09 Aug 2018 6:31 PM


TRAI chief, who threw Aadhaar challenge on Twitter, gets 2-year extension

Sharma disclosed his Aadhaar number on Twitter and challenged everyone to show how revealing unique number could harm him.

09 Aug 2018 5:48 PM

Union Cabinet amends Triple Talaq Bill, includes provision to grant bail

The magistrate will now have powers to grant bail to men found guilty of giving instant triple talaq to their wives.

09 Aug 2018 5:24 PM

UP, Bihar among states resisting audits at child care institutions: Official

These details came to light after two horrific cases of alleged sexual abuse of girls at shelter homes were reported from Bihar and UP.

09 Aug 2018 5:03 PM

Opposition delegation meets President seeking intervention in NRC issue

The memorandum accused the government of spreading misleading statements against the Supreme Court over the NRC issue.

09 Aug 2018 4:32 PM

After 3-month hiatus, Arun Jaitley attends Parliament for first time today

Arun Jaitley, who stopped attending office in April for a renal transplant, participated in vote for Deputy Chairperson of RS on Thursday.

09 Aug 2018 4:32 PM


26 women missing from shelter homes in UP's Pratapgarh

During check at other shelter home in Achalpur, SDM Satya Prakash Singh found 12 women missing out of 15 who were registered.

09 Aug 2018 4:03 PM

Biggest terrorist, killer of humanity sitting as PM of India: NC MLA

NC MLA Javed Rana has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling him as 'killer of humanity.'

09 Aug 2018 3:53 PM

Sometimes we win, sometimes lose: Sonia on RS Dy chairman poll defeat

The opposition candidate received 105 in a house with a majority mark of 119.

09 Aug 2018 3:42 PM

Criminalisation should not enter politics: SC on disqualification of lawmakers

'It is the lakshman rekha to the extent that we declare the law. We don’t make the law, which is in the domain of Parliament,' bench said.

09 Aug 2018 3:33 PM

PM Modi has anti-Dalit mindset, Cong will fight for inclusive India: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi joined protest over the dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday.

09 Aug 2018 3:23 PM


As IKEA tackles India, furniture and food go ‘desi’ at Hyderabad store

Hyderabad store is the first of 25 outlets the Swedish furniture giant hopes to open by 2025 across the country.

09 Aug 2018 3:09 PM

Thousands bid tearful adieu to Army officer killed in J&K

Today morning coffin decked with flowers was brought to his home in a military truck for last rites to be performed with military honours.

09 Aug 2018 2:57 PM

Arun Jaitley in good health, will soon resume duties, says Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal has been given the charge of finance ministry after Arun Jaitley relinquished the portfolio due to health reasons.

09 Aug 2018 2:33 PM

Youth abducted, tortured by militants in J&K's Kulgam district, dies

Two youths -- identified as Mehraj Ahmad and Arif Ahmad -- were abducted by unidentified militants on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said.

09 Aug 2018 2:16 PM

Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 26; red alert for Idukki reservoir sounded

With water levels rising in various dams, shutters of at least 22 reservoirs have been opened to drain out excess water.

09 Aug 2018 2:08 PM