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  India   All India  25 Jan 2017

India, All india, 25 Jan 2017

Murli ManoharJoshi, P A Sangma to get Padma Vibhushan

Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour, will not be conferred on anybody this year.

25 Jan 2017 9:04 PM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal receives death threats

Sources in the Delhi government said the death threat was sent to Kejriwal through email on Tuesday as well as on Wednesday.

25 Jan 2017 8:58 PM

Raise weekly withdrawal limit for poll candidates: EC to RBI

The EC has asked the Reserve Bank of India to increase the limit to Rs 2 lakh per week from the existing Rs 24,000.

25 Jan 2017 8:00 PM

Smriti Irani is pretty too: BJP MP defends remark on Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka's husband Robert Vadra also attacked the BJP leader and demanded that Katiyar publicly apologise for his 'misogynistic' comments.

25 Jan 2017 7:53 PM

We are a nation of 'argumentative', not 'intolerant' Indians: Prez on R-Day eve

Mukherjee also said that Indian democracy has been an ‘oasis of stability’ in a region troubled by unrest.

25 Jan 2017 7:19 PM


Kejriwal vows action against Sikh holy book desecration

An audio message to this effect, where Kejriwal is heard speaking chaste Punjabi, has been issued by the AAP across social media platforms.

25 Jan 2017 6:38 PM

Delhi transport scam: Case in SC, trial court to hear in March

The special court is scheduled to hear fresh arguments on the appointment of SPP in the Rs 100 crore transport scam case in Delhi.

25 Jan 2017 6:26 PM

Soviets didn't take seriously Indira Gandhi promoting Sanjay as heir: CIA files

As per recently declassified CIA documents, the Soviet Union had anticipated that Rajiv Gandhi would be the heir after Indira Gandhi.

25 Jan 2017 6:18 PM

Smriti Irani is beautiful too: BJP MP defends remark on Priyanka

BJP MP Vinay Katiyar made the comment on Smriti Irani, while refusing to apologise for his remarks on Priyanka Gandhi.

25 Jan 2017 5:31 PM

President asks EC to convince parties for simultaneous LS, state polls

Simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies can help reduce difficulties in terms of expenditure and management, he said.

25 Jan 2017 4:36 PM


JD(U) decides not to contest UP polls in order 'to strengthen secular forces'

The party, however, expressed disappointment that a comprehensive alliance on the lines of grand-alliance in Bihar could not be formed.

25 Jan 2017 4:26 PM

Sweden terminated Bofors scam probe to save Rajiv from embarrassment: CIA

The CIA also said that Sweden's probe into bribes allegedly paid to its officials was terminated after Rajiv's visit to Stockholm in 1988.

25 Jan 2017 4:10 PM

Anti-Sikh riots case: SIT files petition challenging bail granted to Sajjan Kumar

He was granted bail on Jan 21 on the condition that he will cooperate with the probe agency and not leave country without permission.

25 Jan 2017 3:35 PM

Terrorists in Army uniforms may carry out attack on R-day

Security agencies have also been warned that some Muslim extremist organisations are planning 9/11 type of attacks.

25 Jan 2017 3:34 PM

J&K avalanches kill 5; missing Army officer found dead

A police official said rescue teams are making efforts to trace the officer of the rank of Major.

25 Jan 2017 2:19 PM


Modi, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Zayed ink 14 pacts in areas like defence, security

Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the Chief Guest at the Republic Day function in New Delhi tomorrow.

25 Jan 2017 2:02 PM

He exposes BJP's mindset: Priyanka tears into UP MP's sexist comment

'He exposes BJP's mindset towards the better half of the population of India,' Priyanka responded to his statement.

25 Jan 2017 1:38 PM

Stop demeaning women, BJP tells Sharad Yadav

'Such a remark doesn't do justice to the position he commands,' BJP leader Rita Bahguna Joshi said.

25 Jan 2017 12:57 PM

Activists challenge TN’s Jallikattu Act in Supreme Court

The Tamil Nadu assembly on January 23 unanimously passed the Jallikattu Bill revoking the ban on the bull taming sport.

25 Jan 2017 12:31 PM

NCW issues notice to Sharad Yadav over derogatory remark on women

The leader faced a lot of criticism for his remarks, with many demanding that he apologise for what he said.

25 Jan 2017 12:21 PM