Naxals blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand

The Naxals blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand’s Giridih district affecting train services on the busy Grand Chord Dhanbad division, an official said on Tuesday. On Monday at around 10.45 p.m., the... Read more »

Kerala HC grants bail to rape accused Bishop Mulakkal

The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested in September on charges of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016. The bishop secured the... Read more »

Sugar mills worry over surplus, talk of ‘industry collapse

With the availability of sugar set to reach an unprecedented level of 44 million tonnes thanks to huge unconsumed stock from last year and expected higher production this year, an imminent threat... Read more »

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, temple of modern India, Modi government destroying it: Rahul Gandhi

Taking the Rafale battle to the doors of HAL, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government has “insulted, hurt and destroyed” the future of the public sector company... Read more »

Me-too” movement a bad omen for BJP

There are several reasons why the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is palpably uneasy about the “Me-too” movement against the sexual harassment of women at the workplace, especially when Minister of State for... Read more »

BSP minister in Karnataka coalition government quits

Bahujan Samaj Party’s (BSP) lone Minister N Mahesh in Karnataka’s JD-S-Congress coalition government resigned on Thursday, citing personal reasons. “I have sent my resignation letter to state Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy for... Read more »

INX case: ED attaches Rs 54 cr of Karti Chidambaram’s properties in India & abroad

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said that it has attached properties worth Rs 54 crore of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram and Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd (ASCPL)... Read more »

SC seeks Centre, EC response on plea to update NRC in Tripura

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea by Tripura People’s Front (TPF) seeking updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in... Read more »

Meet Modi over dangers of Electricity Act amendments: Kejriwal to BJP CMs | Warns about States would be rendered powerless in the field of electricity.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged his counterparts from BJP- and NDA-ruled states to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him about the “dangers” related to the proposed amendments... Read more »

Model code of conduct comes into force with immediate effect in five states

With the announcement of elections in five states, the model code of conduct (MCC) has come into force immediately, which will be applicable to the Union government also insofar as announcements and... Read more »