PM Modi will also start his campaign in the Karnataka from May 1.

New Delhi:  Ahead of the Karnataka assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with candidates, office bearers and elected representatives in the state, which was broadcast live on his NaMo app. The BJP is celebrating the #NammaManeBJPMane campaign,...

The Supreme Court bench posted the matter for further hearing on May 2. (File)

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court today said it would like to be assured of the financial standing and credentials of a company which is willing to take over some of the projects of embattled Amrapali Group, observing that the home buyers "cannot...

Four Dalit men were allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes near Mota Samadhiyala in Una, Gujarat (File)

Ahmedabad:  Two victims of the Una Dalit flogging incident in Gujarat on Wednesday alleged that one of the accused, who is on bail, threatened them and tried to pressurise them into withdrawing the FIR lodged in the case....

The Congress alleged India's national security and strategic interests had been compromised in Doklam

Bengaluru:  The Congress on Wednesday alleged that India's national security and strategic interests had been compromised in Doklam with the Narendra Modi government maintaining a "conspiratorial silence" on it during the...

Uddhav Thackeray today called for shifting the proposed oil refinery project to Vidarbha (File Photo)

Mumbai:  Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today called for shifting the proposed oil refinery project from the coastal Ratnagiri district to Vidarbha, saying that the investment-starved eastern Maharashtra needs it more.

Mr...

The poll panel said it has sent reminders to the parties which are in default. (File)

New Delhi:  The BJP and the Congress are yet to submit their annual audit report for the year 2016-17 to the Election Commission, the poll panel informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

The submission was made in an affidavit placed...

The Bofors scandal related to alleged payment of kickbacks in procurement of Howitzer artillery guns

New Delhi:  After studying the Bofors deal for almost 27 years, a Parliamentary panel today pressed the need for a legislative review to shield the CBI from political obstruction in cases related to the Howitzer gun...

Asaram was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday, nearly five years after he was arrested.

Jodhpur:  After a judge pronounced him guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl, self-styled godman Asaram appeared broken and nervous, said police officers who were present on the premises of the Jodhpur central jail where...

Guwahati/Kolkata:  A day after Mamata Banerjee equated the BJP's win in Tripura assembly polls with "winning municipal elections", Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said his West Bengal counterpart should get her "brain examined at a hospital".

"Her frustration shows. She is jealous. The constitution treats all...

A slow-brewing controversy over the longest-running TV show in history came to a head a few weeks ago. In his documentary "The Problem With Apu," Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu called "The Simpsons" character Apu,...

The plea also sought to know the steps taken by CISF towards gender equality.

New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea alleging "institutional discrimination" against women in recruitment for constables and drivers in the Central Industrial Security Force.

A bench headed by...

PM Modi at the 25th Pragati interaction, reviewed the progress of 10 infrastructure projects

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed the progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen and urged officials to ensure that the problems faced by former soldiers should be resolved in the "shortest...

PM Modi and the chief minister 's image will be on tiles in the kitchen and entrance of the house.

Bhopal:  Images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be displayed on tiles in houses to be built in Madhya Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), according to a state...

During the defamation case against Kejriwal, University of Delhi made the PM Modi's degrees public

New Delhi:  A Delhi court has dismissed a plea seeking prosecution of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others for allegedly defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi by raising questions over his educational degree, saying...

The Aadhaar law has strict provisions how the biometric data collected by UIDAI can be used.

New Delhi:  The UIDAI, the body that governs Aadhaar, has told the Supreme Court that its database cannot be breached or used to profile citizens. A new data leak suggests that there may be no need for hackers to go that far....

Mizoram is the last of the northeastern states where the Congress is still in power. (File)

Guwahati:  Elected members of the BJP and Congress have joined hands to run Mizoram's Chakma tribal council, a surprise move engineered by local Congress leaders to keep the opposition Mizo National Front, or MNF, out of power....

Khushinagar accident: 11 children killed as train collided with a school van, officials said

Gorakhpur:  At least 13 children have been killed and eight more injured after a speeding train crashed into a school van this morning at an unmanned crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, around 50 km from Gorakhpur.

Around...

The animal appeared loose on the streets of Cusco where it took out a man distracted by his cellphone

Lima:  An escaped bull wreaked havoc in the Peruvian city of Cusco as it ran through the streets and into a shopping mall, injuring eight people in its path.

The animal suddenly appeared loose in the Andean city's Santiago...

Katrina Kaif dances with Tanushree Rungta at her sangeet in Delhi. (Image courtesy: Manish Malhotra)

New Delhi:  Bollywood celebrities certainly enjoy a big fat Indian wedding. Just days after Sara Ali Khan and Shweta Nanda featured in headlines for their scintillating dance performances at Sandeep Khosla's niece...

Lianyungang Yongxing Chemical Co in eastern province of Jiangsu shut down their chemical plant

BEIJING:  The Chinese city of Lianyungang, a major chemical and refining hub in the eastern province of Jiangsu, has shut a chemical plant after media reports it was polluting nearby water resources, the municipal government...

Russian robot Vera works full time for free and never burns out

A Russian startup has created a new way to help companies connect with job-seekers and interview them.

Her name is Vera, and she's able to interview as many as 1,500...

The police said that the husband of the woman was not found and may be behind the killings.

New Delhi:  The decomposed bodies of a 30-year-old woman and her son were on Thursday found from a house in south east Delhi's Okhla area, police said.

The police said that the husband of the woman was not found, indicating that he...

RAQQA, Syria:  Samira al-Nasr has delivered thousands of babies over four decades as a midwife in the city of Raqqa, but she says nothing was like the childbirth she attended two years ago as the handpicked doula of the Islamic State.

Moments after an infant was born to a Turkish couple - an Islamic State fighter and his...

Karnataka Polls: PM Modi begins campaign with speech to BJP workers; Rahul Gandhi addresses rallies

Bengaluru:  The campaign for the Karnataka Assembly election has picked pace ahead of voting day - May 12 - with Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing his campaign schedule for the state. The campaigns, which are being...

The alleged accused kept forcing the woman into establishing physical relations with him

New Delhi:  A 37-year-old woman has alleged that she was raped by a businessman in west Delhi's Janakpuri, police said Wednesday.

The married woman said that the accused also extorted money from her after threatening to upload her...

Seoul, South Korea: North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula for their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism.

Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that mark the border between the two Koreas in the Demilitarized...

CLAT 2018 Admit Card: The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi, Kerala, the official organiser of the CLAT 2018 will release the admit card or hall ticket for the national level law entrance exam today. Earlier, the CLAT 2018 admit cards were scheduled to be released on April 20, however, an update posted on the official...

Kim Yo-Jong attended the Winter Olympics in the South in February as Kim's envoy (AFP)

Seoul, South Korea:  North Korea's delegation to an inter-Korean summit Friday will include leader Kim Jong Un's sister, one of his closest advisers, Seoul said Thursday.Yo Jong attended the Winter Olympics in the South in February as...

The butcher shop in Mexico posted the video of the botched robbery on its Facebook page on Monday

Like a cubist painting or a Tarantino movie, one must observe this minute-long, soundless footage of a robbery attempt in Mexico...

Central american migrants plan to cross the border together and enter united states (Reuters)

TIJUANA, Mexico:  Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan that crossed Mexico reunited in Tijuana on Wednesday and planned to cross the border together this weekend in defiance of threats by U.S. President Donald...

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