Shooters target Bengal BJP worker, kill mother instead, BJP sees TMC link

India, Oct. 22 -- A Bengal BJP worker's mother, Shankari Bagdi, was shot dead in Birbhum district by armed men who were attempting to kill her son on Monday afternoon. Two villagers from Hatselandi in... Read More

Why was Amar Jawan Jyoti closed to visitors? LeT wanted to bomb it

India, Oct. 22 -- Did you know that visitors were earlier allowed to go near the base of the India Gate war memorial? That changed in 2003 when the government learnt that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) command... Read More

'Community Diwali': CM?Arvind Kejriwal invites all to Connaught Place

India, Oct. 22 -- Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged citizens of Delhi to join his government in Central Delhi's Connaught Place (CP) to celebrate "community Diwali" instead of bursting cr... Read More

Failure in containing dust denying Delhi right to breathe cleaner air

India, Oct. 22 -- The lackadaisical attitude of construction agencies and uncontrolled construction activities are among the key reasons for Delhi's worsening air quality. The air quality index (AQI)... Read More

Diwali alcohol sale triggers row in Tamil Nadu

India, Oct. 22 -- The Communist Party of India (CPI) has criticised the Tamil Nadu government for allegedly fixing liquor sales target for the Diwali season at a time when an economic slowdown has dam... Read More

Don't subscribe to Savarkar's ideology but he fought for Dalits, says Abhishek Manu Singhvi

India, Oct. 22 -- Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Monday described Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, also known as Veer Savarkar, as an accomplished man, days after the Bharatiya J... Read More

Haryana polls amid clashes in some seats

India, Oct. 22 -- Haryana saw 65.66% voter turnout till 10pm as per provisional figures provided by the Voter Turnout app of the Election Commission of India - lower than the 2014 assembly election tu... Read More

Maharashtra braves rain, EVM glitches to seal the fate of new assembly

India, Oct. 22 -- Voting began on a brisk note in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra on Monday with people queuing up outside polling booths early morning onwards. According to provisional figures ... Read More

After 214 births, government to boost 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme

India, Oct. 22 -- A government scheme that offers cash assistance to encourage Parsi couples to have children has resulted in 214 births over the last five years through assisted reproductive techniqu... Read More

Will finalise digital media rules in 3 months: Govt to Supreme Court

India, Oct. 22 -- The Union government on Monday said it will finalise and also notify rules for social media and digital media platforms by January 2020. The rules on the so-called intermediary liab... Read More