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  India   All India  14 Aug 2017

India, All india, 14 Aug 2017

5-judge Constitution bench may hear pleas challenging Article 35A: SC

The SC tagged a plea challenging Article 35A of the Constitution with a similar pending petition to be heard by a three-judge bench.

14 Aug 2017 9:23 PM

Sacked Dr Kafeel Khan made 'scapegoat': AIIMS docs on UP tragedy

Khan was hailed as a hero after he reportedly bought oxygen cylinders with his own money during the crisis.

14 Aug 2017 8:07 PM

Assam floods: Over 22 lakh people affected, PM assures support to CM

Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal regarding the incessant rains that have flooded the state.

14 Aug 2017 7:40 PM

Demonetisation boosted efforts to build honest India: President on I-Day eve

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday addressed the nation on the eve of 71st Independence Day.

14 Aug 2017 7:19 PM

Both India, China powerful, none can defeat the other: Dalai Lama on Sikkim standoff

Spiritual leader Dalai Lama suggested that India should 'develop pilgrimage for Chinese' people who are followers of Buddhism.

14 Aug 2017 5:07 PM


Days after 72 children die, UP CM calls for Janmashtami celebrations

UP Director General of Police (DGP) has forwarded the chief minister's order to all police officers in different districts of the state.

14 Aug 2017 3:39 PM

Flood situation worsens in Assam, Bihar; Modi promises relief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Ministers of Bihar and Assam to take stock of flood situation in both the states.

14 Aug 2017 3:38 PM

Pak woman pleads for medical visa from 'mother' Sushma; granted

A Pakistani woman named Faiza Tanveer had requested Swaraj to grant her a medical visa on Indian Independence Day.

14 Aug 2017 2:57 PM

Approach HC: SC rejects plea for intervention in UP hospital tragedy

The court observed that the authorities were handling the situation and the grievances, if any, have to be raised before the HC concerned.

14 Aug 2017 12:50 PM

Bombay HC sets Rs 37,392 Cr for Sahara's Aamby Valley public auction

A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, refused to give any relief to Sahara.

14 Aug 2017 11:11 AM


Man receives electricity bill of Rs 38 bn in Jharkhand

A complaint has been lodged against the Board and matters are being looked into.

14 Aug 2017 10:09 AM

At least 46 dead in Himachal landslide; Modi condoles incident

Rescue operations were suspended late evening as there were apprehensions of more landslides.

14 Aug 2017 8:40 AM

Landslide kills 48 in Himachal Pradesh

2 buses fall into gorge, toll likely to rise; rescue work to resume today.

14 Aug 2017 4:30 AM

Top Hizb commander, 2 other militants killed in J&K encounter

The security forces have launched “Operation All-out” against militants across the Kashmir Valley.

14 Aug 2017 4:21 AM

25,000-km highway project being fast-tracked

The Rs 10 lakh-crore Bharatmala highway project will link major religious and tourist destinations, as well as roads in remote areas.

14 Aug 2017 2:34 AM


Research centre for child diseases to be set up, says JP Nadda

The announcement comes in the backdrop of the deaths of at least 30 children in 48 hours in a government hospital here.

14 Aug 2017 2:29 AM

Hair-cutting scare in Uttar Pradesh

People insisted that the man would put the stick in front of children who immediately fell unconscious.

14 Aug 2017 2:21 AM

PM receives over 9,000 ideas for Independence Day speech

Subsequently thousands of suggestions had been received on the MyGov portal of the government as well as on the Narendra Modi App.

14 Aug 2017 2:20 AM

Terror outfits call for Independence Day boycott

The NSCN-K has called for the boycott of Independence Day in Naga inhabited areas separately.

14 Aug 2017 2:19 AM

Clerics: Why Independence Day order only for Uttar Pradesh madrasas?

Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahli said on Sunday that the ‘unusual’ order is directed only at madarasas.

14 Aug 2017 2:19 AM