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06 Jan 2020Bank Strike
Bharat bandh on January 8: Banking services to be affected
Ten central trade unions have decided to go ahead with a general strike or Bharat bandh on Wednesday.
06 Jan 2020Uttar Pradesh
JNU fallout: UP-government beefs security at campuses, including AMU, BHU
The horror unleashed on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has infuriated almost everyone, and rightly so.
06 Jan 2020Delhi Police
Couldn't provide security: Senior warden of JNU's Sabarmati Hostel resigns
A day after the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was attacked by masked miscreants leaving over 20 (including students and teachers) injured, the senior warden of Sabarmati Hostel has resigned.
06 Jan 2020Jawaharlal Nehru University
What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered
Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.
05 Jan 2020Delhi Police
#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi witnessed massive violence on Sunday evening when a group of masked miscreants barged into the campus and attacked students and teachers.
04 Jan 2020Twitter
Fake offers, sex-chats: How BJP is garnering support for CAA
In a shocking development, a phone number shared by the BJP government to show support for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act is now being made viral on Twitter under the garb of sex chats, free Netflix subscriptions, etc.
04 Jan 2020Kozhikode
CAT 2019 results out: Two IIT-Bombay friends among highest scorers
The results for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 were declared a short while ago, and it has brought good news for two friends studying at IIT-Bombay.
04 Jan 2020Bengaluru
Dumped for having long nose, techie drags fiancee to court
People get dumped for the silliest of reasons, but not everyone takes the route that a techie from Bengaluru has chosen.
04 Jan 2020Rajasthan
Kota hospital: Rajasthan Deputy CM slams CM after 107 deaths
On Saturday morning, another infant died at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, taking the death toll in nearly a month to 107.
04 Jan 2020India
After Article 370's abrogation, peace returning to J&K: Army Chief
New Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Friday that peace is returning to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, months after the contentious Article 370 was rescinded by the Centre, led by BJP.
04 Jan 2020Pakistan News
India condemns attack on Sikh shrine Nankana Sahib in Pakistan
The birthplace of Sikhism founder, Guru Nanak Dev, was on Friday evening attacked by an unruly mob, prompting India to ask Pakistan to protect the Sikh community.
04 Jan 2020Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Attention, CBSE students! 75% attendance mandatory for 10th, 12th board-exams
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced new, stricter attendance rules for Class-10 and Class-12 students appearing for board exams.
03 Jan 2020Indian Army
What are the responsibilities of India's Chief of Defence Staff?
On Monday, General Bipin Rawat stepped into the role of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
03 Jan 2020Pune
IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight
An IndiGo flight from Pune to Delhi on December 31, 2018, turned horrifying for two passengers, who found a cockroach on the aircraft.
03 Jan 2020Uttar Pradesh
UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests
Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.
02 Jan 2020Karnataka
What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?
The Uttar Pradesh Police has sought to ban the organization, the Popular Front of India (PFI), suspecting its complicity in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state, which have claimed 19 lives.
02 Jan 2020Yogi Adityanath
Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices
Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has gone where no other state went before — it is making rioters pay for damaging public property.
02 Jan 2020Yogi Adityanath
Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month
The recent reports of children's deaths at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, have raised a serious alarm about the healthcare provisions at the facility.
02 Jan 2020Assam
Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral
Reports of police brutality emerge from Assam as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued on the first day of the new year.
02 Jan 2020Varanasi
Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks
For weeks now, baby Ayra (or Champak as she is called at home), was living with her relatives as her activist parents, Ekta and Ravi Shekhar, were jailed for participating in the anti-Citizenship Act protests in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.
02 Jan 2020Building Collapse
Peeragarhi: Burning building collapses; 1 killed, 14 injured
One firefighter died and 14 people suffered injuries after a battery factory in Delhi's Peeragarhi caught fire on Thursday.
01 Jan 2020Indian Army
New Army Chief says India-China border needs more attention
A day after taking over as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane said that India needs to pay more attention to the China front and enhance capabilities along the Northern border.
01 Jan 2020Mumbai
'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices were hiked for the fifth consecutive month on Wednesday.
01 Jan 2020Jitendra Singh
Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief
Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan on Wednesday announced that the space agency's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, has been approved by the Centre.
01 Jan 2020Madhya Pradesh
Industrialist Puneet Agrawal and 5 relatives die in tragic accident
In a tragic accident on New Year's eve, business tycoon Puneet Agrawal and five of his relatives died as an elevator crashed at a farmhouse in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.
01 Jan 2020Indian Railways
Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today
Starting January 1, 2020, Indian Railways will be hiking train fares across its network, barring suburban train services.
31 Dec 2019India
Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight
The Center has decided to restore the Short Messaging Service (SMS) in the Kashmir Valley from the midnight of December 31, nearly five months after its suspension since August.
31 Dec 2019Kanpur
Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief
Temperatures across North India are scripting new records on a daily basis, and the same happened today when the mercury hit zero degree Celsius in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports SkyMet.
31 Dec 2019Indian Army
General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief
On Tuesday, General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defense Staff.
31 Dec 2019Narendra Modi
First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy
The 27th Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is all set to take office as India's first Chief of Defense Staff, and quite naturally the expectations from him are high.
31 Dec 2019Delhi Police
#NewYearsEve: All about the traffic restrictions in Delhi, tonight
Getting to the heart of New Delhi for New Year's celebrations will not be easy tonight, courtesy the number of restrictions that cops have put.
31 Dec 2019West Bengal
Indian Railways to make anti-CAA protesters pay Rs. 80 crore
Indian Railways isn't letting the vandals, who destroyed its property while protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), go unpunished and plans to make them pay, quite literally.
30 Dec 2019Narendra Modi
Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defense Staff: Reports
General Bipin Rawat, who will retire as Army Chief on December 31 (tomorrow), was on Monday announced as the first Chief of Defense Staff, according to India Today.
30 Dec 2019Facebook
Indian Navy bans smartphones, Facebook on bases, ships: Here's why
Navy personnel can't use social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp on ships and bases, the Indian Navy said in a strict order.
30 Dec 2019India
Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert
A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.
30 Dec 2019India
#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments
2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.
29 Dec 2019Pakistan News
Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action
A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.
28 Dec 2019Pakistan News
After 26/11, government rejected IAF's proposal to strike Pakistan: Dhanoa
The Indian Air Force's proposal to strike Pakistan had been rejected by the previous governments twice before, revealed former IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa on Friday.
28 Dec 2019Uttar Pradesh
Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors
Days after five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a shocking video clip has surfaced.
28 Dec 2019Narendra Modi
Jaitley: Remembering the man (behind the politician) on his birth-anniversary
Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley would have turned 67 today.