Unprincipled power politics

New Delhi, July 17 -- Thursday's vote in the Karnataka assembly - when Chief Minister (CM) HD Kumaraswamy has to prove his majority - is a result of the desertion of 16 Members of the Legislative Asse... Read More

Woman, son arrested for killing 3-year-old in Bhopal

Bhopal, July 17 -- A woman and her son were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh police on Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping and killing a three-year-old child. The child's half-burnt body was seen near his ... Read More


New Delhi, July 17 -- Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation Wednesday after going through the contents of his letter. Singh said he has some meeting... Read More

Bihar announces 360 crore relief for 600K families

PATNA, July 17 -- Bihar will give 6,000 per family as gratuitous relief, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced in the state assembly on Tuesday. With 12 of the state's 38 districts flooded, and over 2... Read More

Rs1.45-crore mobile unit to offer free mammography in Thane

Thane, July 17 -- Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) on Tuesday launched a mobile mammography unit, which will reach women who do not have access to healthcare in the city. The Rs1.45-crore van, equipp... Read More

Eye on Maha polls, Cong-NCP begin seat-sharing talks

Mumbai, July 17 -- The Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday held preliminary seat-sharing discussions for the Assembly polls, which are likely to be held in October. Both the part... Read More

Debris, despair, death in Mumbai again

Mumbai, July 17 -- Even as rescue operations at the site where a part of Kesarbai building collapsed in Dongri on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, were on, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (... Read More

Delhi high court tells civic bodies to remove illegal hoardings

New Delhi, July 17 -- The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the authorities, including the civic bodies, to remove all illegal hoardings and banners installed in public areas. Hearing a plea on de... Read More

BEST commuters rise to 50%, earnings dip by 21%

Mumbai, July 17 -- A week after the fare cut, the BEST buses gained over 50.4% more passengers, while its earnings dipped by 21.1%. On Monday, 8.65 lakh passengers travelled on the buses, while the or... Read More


Mumbai, July 17 -- One more person died on Tuesday in the wall collapse of a BMC reservoir at Malad on July 2. Abhijit Fade, 23, was declared dead at 7.30 pm at Nair hospital. The death toll is now at... Read More