Pannun Murder plot accused Nikhil Gupta extradited to the US from Czech Republic

NEW DELHI, June 17 -- Nearly a year after he landed at the Prague airport, Indian national Nikhil Gupta, accused of being involved in a murder-for-hire plot against a Sikh extremist on American soil, ... Read More

'Railways have become parentless, keen on increasing fares: Mamata

Darjeeling, June 17 -- Alleging that the Railways have become "parentless", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed that it was only keen on increasing fares and not improving passenger ameni... Read More

India celebrates Eid-ul-Azha with gaiety

New Delhi, June 17 -- Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated across India with great fervour on Monday with people turning up in large numbers dressed in traditional finery to offer prayers at mosques. Top count... Read More

Cong demands Agnipath scheme rollback, regular Army recruitment

New Delhi, June 17 -- The Congress on Monday demanded the abolition of the Agnipath scheme and urged the government to start permanent recruitment in the armed forces as before. Addressing a press co... Read More

Battle intensifies within SP for LoP's post

Lucknow, June 17 -- The internal tussle within the Samajwadi Party for the coveted post of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly has reached a fever pitch following Akhilesh Yadav's... Read More

'Bharat' and 'India' to be used interchangeably in textbooks, debate over it useless: NCERT

New Delhi, June 17 -- "Bharat" and "India" will be used interchangeably in NCERT textbooks as is the case in the country's Constitution, National Council of Educational Research and Training Director ... Read More

Patnaik likely to become LoP in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar, June 17 -- BJD president and former chief minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to become the Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly as the regional outfit has scheduled its first legislatur... Read More

Gaurav Gogoi asks EC to release data on faulty EVMs in LS polls

New Delhi, June 17 -- Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi on Monday asked the Election Commission to put out data on how many EVMs were found faulty throughout the Lok Sabha polls. Gogoi, who won the just c... Read More

Sibal accuses CEC Rajiv Kumar of being 'biased'

NEW DELHI, June 17 -- Former Union minister Kapil Sibal has accused Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar of being 'biased' towards the ruling camp in the recently-held Lok Sabha elections, an... Read More

Waikar should be stopped from taking oath as LS member: Raut

Mumbai, June 17 -- Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Sanjay Raut on Monday said Shiv Sena leader Ravindra Waikar should be stopped from taking oath as the Lok Sabha member, amid a controversy after he won the Mumbai... Read More