Should Manmohan have sought RS seat?

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- Former Prime Minister (PM) Manmohan Singh, 86, is set to become a Rajya Sabha (RS) MP from Rajasthan. He will be the fourth oldest member in the house of elders, the average age ... Read More

PIB triggers row with tweet on Bose 'death anniversary'

Kolkata, Aug. 19 -- The central government's Press Information Bureau (PIB) on Sunday landed in controversy after it paid homage to the late freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a tweet sayin... Read More

1 officer suspended, two served notices

Bhopal, Aug. 19 -- An officer of district blindness control society was suspended while show-cause notices were issued to two other health department officials on Sunday a day after 11 patients compla... Read More

K'taka CM to form cabinet with 17 ministers tomorrow

Bengaluru, Aug. 19 -- Nearly three weeks after being sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for the fourth time, BS Yediyurappa is likely announce the formation of his cabinet on Tuesday after ge... Read More

Eight killed as minivan plunges into well in TN

Chennai, Aug. 19 -- At least eight people including three minors were killed in a road accident at Tamil Nadu's Trichy on Sunday. The mishap occurred when an mini-van-plunged into an 80-feet deep dry ... Read More

Five Karnataka school students electrocuted

Bengaluru, Aug. 19 -- Five high school students who were apparently trying to remove the national flag from the top of a hostel building at Bannikatte in Koppal died after being electrocuted. The five... Read More

Two BJP leaders killed in Bengal districts

Kolkata, Aug. 19 -- Two village level leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in two districts in West Bengal since Saturday evening. Dalu Sheikh, a BJP leader at Mirbandh village in t... Read More


Lucknow, Aug. 19 -- Uttar Pradesh's most wanted dacoit Bubli Kol, who carries a bounty of 5.5 lakh, allegedly kidnapped a 55-year-old farmer from a village in Chitrakoot district three days ago and de... Read More

Ladakh MP blames Cong for Chinese intrusion

LEH, Aug. 19 -- Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the BJP MP from Ladakh, said the region did not get due importance in defence policies under the Congress rule and that is why "China has captured its area up ... Read More

'Decisions on J&K after thorough research'

Jammu, Aug. 19 -- The Centre's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir were taken after "thorough research" in accordance with constitutional provisions and can withstand any legal challenge, Union minister Ji... Read More