India says China's claim on Arunachal 'absurd'

NEW DELHI, March 20 -- India on Tuesday rejected as "absurd" the Chinese side's claim over Arunachal Pradesh, saying the northeastern state is an integral and inalienable part of the country. Last we... Read More

BJP may field rebel Cong MLAs in LS polls: Jairam

Shimla, March 20 -- Former chief minister Jairam Thakur on Tuesday hinted that the saffron party could allot tickets to select Congress rebels in the Lok Sabha and assembly bypolls in six assembly seg... Read More

'NC to contest all 3 LS seats from Kashmir'

Srinagar, March 20 -- National Conference president and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday reiterated that the National Conference will contest all three Lok Sabha seats from Kashmir... Read More

CPI (M) approaches EC against BJP's plaint

Shimla, March 20 -- The Communist Party of India (Marxist) submitted a memorandum to chief electoral officer Manisha Garg urging him to continue with Rs.1,500 per month financial assistance to women i... Read More

Crime branch recovers Rs.1.10-cr misappropriated by employee of pvt company

Jammu, March 20 -- The Jammu and Kashmir police crime branch recovered misappropriated funds amounting to Rs.1.10 crore from an ex-employee of Jamkash Vehicleads Pvt Ltd (JVPL) on Tuesday. "The accus... Read More

Toll-free number to report cash movement as poll code kicks in

Chandigarh, March 20 -- As per the mandate of the Election Commission of India, the directorate of investigation of income tax department, Shimla, on Tuesday set up a controlroom, with a toll-free num... Read More

Curbs at Pragati Maidan tunnel for repairs till Apr 18

New Delhi, March 20 -- The Pragati Maidan tunnel will remain closed for maintenance and repair work by the Public Works Department from 12:00 midnight to 6am over the next month till April 18, 2024, t... Read More

Sanjay Singh takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP

New Delhi, March 20 -- Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday administered the oath of office to jailed Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh after his re-election to the Upper House from Delh... Read More

Temples not getting dues from government: HC seeks CM's intervention

PRAYAGRAJ, March 20 -- The Allahabad High Court has summoned the commissioner/secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Board of Revenue to explain why the annuities of Thakur Rangji Maharaj Virajman Mandir and ... Read More

SC gives Centre time to respond, no stay on CAA

New Delhi, March 20 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday refrained from restraining the Union government from the grant of citizenship under the recently notified rules for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act,... Read More