The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 07:02:36 +0530 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 06:04:40 +0530 Nation Pranab Mukherjee to Get 3 Honorary Doctorates on West Asia Trip Pranab will receive honorary doctorates from leading universities in Jordan, Palestinian Authority and Israel. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 06:02:20 +0530 'Hindu, Muslim Should Join to Fight Poverty' PM breaks silence on Dadri lynching, appeals for people to ignore hotheads, follow President advice on tolerance Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:21:46 +0530 Ex-Governor's Daughter Held for Rs 12k Graft Nandita Konwar, daughter of Debananda Konwar, was arrested by sleuths of vigilance, anti-corruption wing of Assam Police for accepting a bribe. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:19:29 +0530 Sky No More the Limit for Women Fighter Pilots In a step towards women empowerment, women pilots will soon fly fighter jets of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha announced on Thursday. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:17:48 +0530 TMC MP Spills Beans on Mamata's Rose Valley Connect CBI, ED interrogation of TMC Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal revealed links between top leaders of his party, including CM Mamata, the Rose Valley scam. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:16:42 +0530 Shiv Sena Under Fire for Double Speak Shiv Sena came under fire for its selective protests against Pakistani artistes, a day after it forced the cancellation of Ghulam Ali’s concert. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:13:03 +0530 'Shah's Chara Chor Barb Informative, Not Offensive' With Bihar election officials registering an FIR against Amit Shah, a delegation of senior BJP leaders petitioned to the EC demanding that it be withdrawn. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:12:07 +0530 BJP Makes It a 'Thrashday' for Lalu PM hits RJD chief where it hurts most, terming his Hindus too eat beef remark an insult to Yaduvanshis, mocks his excuse of being possessed by shaitan. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:07:01 +0530 News Briefs Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:05:48 +0530 India Seeks Probe as Saudi Sponsor Chops off Indian Maid's Arm An Indian maid working for a Saudi citizen in that country is in hospital after her sponsor chopped of her arm, last week. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:02:15 +0530 BJP Legislators Assault MLA Inside J and K House for Hosting Beef Party at Hostel Independent MLA Engineer Rashid was assaulted by BJP members in the JK Assembly, a day after he threw a beef party at the MLA hostel in Srinagar. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:01:45 +0530 India Sought NSA-level Meet in New York, Says Pakistan According to Pakistani diplomatic sources, India asked Pakistan about the possiblity of an NSA-level dialogue on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:00:54 +0530 Two Behind Bars for Rumour Mongering Noida police arrested two people for spreading rumors and posting offensive material on social networking site Facebook. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:59:48 +0530 SC Acquits Man Accused of Double Murder Supreme Court on Thursday acquitted Ripper Jayanandan in the Perinjanam double murder case. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:57:12 +0530 Means of Transport to be Switched to Electric Mode in 2 Years: Gadkari Our scientists have made cost-effective, made-in-India lithium-ion battery which will be used to convert all means of transport to electric mode, said Gadkari Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:01:59 +0530 Navy Welcomes Reduction of Piracy Risk Area in Indian Ocean Indian Navy welcomed the reduction in limits of piracy High Risk Area in Indian Ocean by European Union Chair of the CGPCS. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 02:47:34 +0530 Telangana to Give Entertainment Tax Exemption to Film 'Rudrama Devi' Gunasekhar's period film Rudrama Devi, with Anushka Shetty in the lead role, to get entertainment tax exemption in Telangana. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 02:36:24 +0530 Kannada Actress Maria Susairaj Held for Duping Haj Pilgrims Kannada actress was arrested by Ahmedabad police for allegedly duping Haj pilgrims to the tune of Rs 2.68 crore in Vadodara. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 02:36:17 +0530 Odisha Seeks Adequate Quantity of Quality Seeds From Centre Odisha government sought adequate quantity of quality seeds, fertilisers from Centre for farmers affected by the deficient rainfall in worst affected districts. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 02:00:09 +0530 Haryana Varsity Teachers Protest Biometric System of Attendance Teachers of the Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology started a two-day dharna to protest the enforcing of biometric attendance. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:57:46 +0530 No Trace of TDP Leaders Abducted by Maoists The fate of three local leaders of ruling TDP, who were abducted by Maoists, remained unknown for the fourth day today. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:56:59 +0530 Moulivakkam Building Collapse: No Refund of Money or Compensation From Builder Madras HC dismissed petitions filed over Moulivakkam building collapse, refusing to order refund of the money paid by consumers to the builder. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:53:35 +0530 Vyapam Scam: Cops File Charge Sheet Against Pankaj Trivedi Lokayukta police filed a charge sheet in a special court against Pankaj Trivedi, one of the prime accused in the Vyapam scam. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:47:46 +0530 Civic Body Seeks People's Views to Book Spot in Final 'Smart Cities' List Residents of Faridabad asked by civic body to suggest ways to make city figure in the Centre's final list of Smart Cities in the first year of the project. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:45:32 +0530 Jhabua Explosion: Cops Pin Hope on DNA Report to Know About Kasawa Police pin hopes on DNA profiling of three bodies from the explosion site to ascertain whether Kasawa was dead or alive. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:42:59 +0530 Musician Arrested for Growing Marijuana at his Chennai Residence A young music composer who allegedly grew ganja plants in a flower pot at his residence was busted by Chennai cops. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:14:37 +0530 India Takes up Case of Arm-chopping of Maid with Saudi Arabia, Asks for Severe Punishment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:56:08 +0530 Jhabua Explosion: Cops Pin Hope on DNA Report to Know About Kasawa According to an eyewitness, a minor explosion had taken place at Kasawa's godown first and those who were near the new bus stand rushed to the spot to see what had happened. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:36:28 +0530 Salman's Lawyer Questions CA Report Alleging Actor was Drunk Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:07:02 +0530 Vyapam Scam: Cops File Charge Sheet Against Pankaj Trivedi The special court also served a production warrant against Trivedi to facilitate his personal appearance before it on October 19. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:06:07 +0530 India Takes up Case of Arm-chopping of Maid With Saudi Arabia, Asks for Severe Punishment Meanwhile, Swarup said that India had got video evidence as recent as sep 27 that the three Indians still held hostage in Libya were alive. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:59:29 +0530 Outcome of Any Resolution of Former Maldives President's Jailing had to be 'Fair and Just': India Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:59:04 +0530 1,832 Fresh Dengue Cases in 5 Days; MCD Death Toll Rises to 30 As per a municipal report on the vector-borne disease released today, the civic administration has also updated its dengue death toll to 30, reporting five more fatalities. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:30:52 +0530 Samajwadi Party Government in UP Doing Appeasement Politics: BJP The BJP leader said both Mulayam and Akhilesh Yadav were trying to communalise the situation to hide their own failures in tackling law and order. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:27:56 +0530 'Most Crimes Against Women Committed at Home, Leaving Less Room for Cops' DCW is planning to conduct a study to assess the outcomes of the initiatives of Delhi Police in creating a safer environment for women in Delhi and suggest improvements on the same. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:24:11 +0530 25 pc IIT Seats Grabbed by Students from Rural Areas in 2015 The fathers of 479 students were teachers while of 2989 qualifying students were government employees. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:16:14 +0530 WB, Delhi Governments Offer to Host Ghulam Ali After Sena Forces Mumbai Cancellation The minister alleged that an attempt is being created to vitiate the atmosphere in the country on the basis of religion, caste and boundaries. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:12:45 +0530 Plea in HC for Withdrawal of AAP Government Ads on Communal Tension The application also sought direction to city government to apologise to the people of Delhi for misusing public money to glorify Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:06:57 +0530 SCA Appeals to Hardik to Refrain from Agitation During ODI The appeal was made today by honorary secretary of SCA Niranjan Shah during a press conference at the stadium located near Khandheri village. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:04:07 +0530 Train Services Remain Affected in Punjab, Farmers Extend Stir Commuters continued to face inconvenience as railway tracks were blocked at six places in the state. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:01:16 +0530 Cow Carcasses Found Behind SDM Office in J-K; Situation Tense As the word of the incident spread, a large number of people took to the streets. Shopkeepers and traders also downed their shutters. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:53:48 +0530 Will Never Quit Bishada Permanently, Says Iqlakh's Family While one person was arrested form Jewar, another was held from Surajpur, District Magistrate N P Singh said. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:49:36 +0530 Asia-Europe Customs Heads Meet Calls for Greater Cooperation The meeting aims at reviewing the progress achieved since the previous ASEM held in Vienna (Austria) in 2013. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:46:01 +0530 India Concerned Over Anti-India Sentiments in Nepal Swarup said that since India had open borders with Nepal, any violence would have a spillover effect on the Indian side as well. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:41:05 +0530 NCP to Hold Week-long Protests Against Maha Government from October 25 Tatkare said the government had refused to accept the repeated demands for a loan waiver to drought hit farmers. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:35:23 +0530 Repolling in 11 Booths in Bengal Local Body Polls, Opposition to Boycott Both the Left Front and the BJP during the day refused accepting the polls panel's verdict and announced boycotting the repolls. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:31:25 +0530 'UP Government Should Resign if it Cannot Check Communal Elements' National president of the Council, Maulana Aamir Rashadi, alleged that both SP and BJP are together. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:12:43 +0530 Lalu's Beef Remark Just to Divert Public Attention: Rajnath The senior BJP leader said people of the state should elect a government which is willing to take action against criminals and other anti-social elements. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:09:07 +0530 Report on Indrani Jail Episode Delayed; Focus Now on New Angle Indrani was rushed to state-run JJ Hospital after she fell unconscious. The 43-year-old was discharged from the hospital. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:04:51 +0530 Religion Must not be Used as Mask to Satisfy Hunger for Power: President In an interview to Arabic daily 'Al Ghad' ahead of his visit to Jordan, Mukherjee underlined the need to "amplify the voice of moderation". Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:40:38 +0530 Woman Separatist Leader Released Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:34:24 +0530 Saudi Sponsor Chops off Indian Maid's Hand A Saudi sponsor has chopped off an Indian maid's hand, evoking strong condemnation from India which demanded that a case of attempted murder be lodged against the culprit. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:33:59 +0530 CBI Files Charge Sheet in Syndicate Bank Bribery Case All the accused are out on bail. Jain was arrested on August 2 and granted bail on October 1. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:28:51 +0530 Pre-poll Survey Projects Nitish Win in Bihar The JD-U led by Nitish Kumar was expected to win 69 seats, followed by Lalu Prasad's RJD (48 seats) and the Congress (20 seats). Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:22:03 +0530 BJP Demands Withdrawal of Case Against Shah BJP alleged that while Shah was merely stating a fact, as Yadav was convicted for Fodder scam, and the term was widely used. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:20:55 +0530 Nitish, Lalu Slam PM Over Attack on RJD Chief Beef Remark In a series of tweets, Kumar said this showed Modi's mentality towards the people of Bihar as well as his dejection. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:18:17 +0530 Dadri a 'Pre-planned Conspiracy', Linked to Muzaffarnagar Riots: Mulayam Yadav said a party delegation will be sent to Dadri after which it will become clear who these three persons were. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:13:27 +0530 India, Maldive to Hold Joint Commission Meeting After 15 years Gap The spokesman hoped that a solution is found and said India was committed to peace, stability and progress in the Maldives. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:07:21 +0530 WhatsApp Group Admin, Members Held for Objectionable Content A police officer from Chakur police station told PTI that those arrested include Santosh Barche, Rajkumar Telange, Amol Somwanshi and Manoj Lavhrale. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:02:57 +0530 Consider Pakistan's Proliferation Record Before Any Deal: India External affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said India got the civil nuclear deal on the basis of its own impeccable non-proliferation track record. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:01:02 +0530 Reports of US Mulling Nuclear Deal With Pakistan: India Voices Concern India today voiced concern over reports of the US mulling a nuclear deal with Pakistan on the lines of Indo-US pact. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:58:49 +0530 J-K Assembly Adjourns Without Taking up Anti-beef Ban Bill The beef row erupted after a division bench of High Court in Jammu directed the state to strictly implement the ban in the state as per the law. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:40:07 +0530 Administrative Units to be Made Co-terminus at the Field Level Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:16:25 +0530 IT Department on a Day Long Strike on Thursday Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:14:45 +0530 Nation Should Stay United; Ignore Irresponsible Politicians: Modi In the wake of Dadri incident, he said that Hindus and Muslims should work together and ignore "irresponsible" statements made by politicians, even if he himself makes any. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:02:09 +0530 Nation Should Stay United; Ignore Irresponsible Politicians: Modi In the wake of Dadri incident, he said Hindus and Muslims should work together and ignore "irresponsible" statements made by politicians, even if it's his. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:38:09 +0530 Duo Posing as PMO Officials Held Two persons have been arrested for allegedly posing as PMO officials and cheating two Central government employees. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:07:54 +0530 Act Against Those Who Attacked Kashmir MLA: Owaisi Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:27:08 +0530 Mamata Offers Kolkata for Ghulam Ali Concert Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:24:23 +0530 Hardik Was Never Abducted: Gujarat Government to HC Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:20:52 +0530 'Modi Kurta' for IAFS Leaders Will Promote Khadi: Nathwani Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:06:57 +0530 Lalu Challenges PM to Prove he Made 'Shaitan' Comment Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:57:51 +0530 Chennai Student Wins Ford’s Leadership in Engineering Scholarship’s-Leadership-in-Engineering-Scholarship/2015/10/08/article3069593.ece Ancy Philip, an engineering student, has become the first Indian recipient of the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:51:36 +0530’s-Leadership-in-Engineering-Scholarship/2015/10/08/article3069593.ece 11 Nuclear Scientists Died in Mysterious Circumstances in 4 Years 11 nuclear scientists had unnatural deaths during 2009-13 in the country, latest data provided by Department of Atomic Energy shows. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:42:21 +0530 Dadri Lynching: Two Arrested for Spreading Rumours Two persons have been arrested here for allegedly spreading rumours on social media sites even as the administration held peace meetings at the troubled spot to maintain communal harmony following the lynching episode. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:37:29 +0530 Mulayam Says Perpetrators of Muzaffarnagar Riots Involved in Dadri Lynching Also Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday linked the Dadri lynching case to the Muzaffarnagar riots and said that same people were behind both incidents. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:32:06 +0530 Mobile Internet Services Cut in Jammu Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:37:21 +0530 Stern Action in Dadri Case Even if We've to Sacrifice Government: Mulayam Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed it was a "pre-planned" conspiracy hatched by "three persons of a specific party." Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:34:17 +0530 My Son Interested in IAF: Sachin Tendulkar Asked about Tendulkar's plans to fly a Sukhoi fighter, the cricketer said it had not worked out so far. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:12:47 +0530 Beef Row: Lalu Insulted Yadavs, Says Modi Modi launched a blistering attack on RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, saying his beef eating remark is an "abuse" and "huge insult" to Yadav clan. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:30:58 +0530 WhatsApp Group Admin Arrested for Objectionable Content An 'administrator' of a WhatsApp group in Latur district has been arrested for objectionable content posted on the group. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:26:39 +0530 Star Campaigners Prefer Light Vegan Food to Keep Fit Star campaigners are eating light vegetarian food and sipping an array of local sherbets and juices to stay cool, fresh and full of energy to sweat it out in the open to address. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:21:15 +0530 Cultural Ties and Terror Can't be Mingled: Thackeray Junior Aditya Thackeray defended the Sena that cultural ties and terror can’t be mingled, when soldiers of India are falling victims to firing from across the border. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:52:48 +0530 Samjhauta Express Stopped at Wagah Due to Punjab Farmers' Protest The Indian Railways on Thursday cancelled the movement of the Samjhauta Express over security concerns due to an ongoing protest by farmers in Punjab. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:44:03 +0530 PM Modi on 'Display-brazen Attempt to Add Communal Texture to Bihar Polls': Nitish Kumar attacked Modi for his silence on the Dadri incident and alleged that he was attempting to add communal texture to the Bihar assembly polls. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:36:56 +0530 Bihar Has Decided in Favour of NDA: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he was convinced that the result of upcoming polls as Bihar would be in favour of the NDA. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:32:56 +0530 Slowdown in Real Estate Hits Maharashtra Government Coffers Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:32:36 +0530 Rajasthan Government Proposes Bill 5 Percent Quota to Gujjars, SBC Sent to Guv Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:27:35 +0530 Radhe Maa Gets Anticipatory Bail in Dowry Harassment Case Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:09:34 +0530 Thrashed Kashmir MLA Defends Holding Beef Party, Alleges BJP Tried to Kill Him Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:55:49 +0530 Terrorist Hideout Busted, Arms Cache Recovered in Jammu and Kashmir Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:50:59 +0530 Aadhaar Row: SC Assures Decision by Tomorrow on Larger Bench Plea Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:49:33 +0530 Modi Wades Into Beef Row With Attack on Lalu Prasad, Remains Silent on Dadri Modi attacked RJD supremo Lalu Prasad over his 'Hindus also eat beef remark', saying he has insulted people of Bihar. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:35:40 +0530 I Can Understand Nayantara Sahgal's Pain, Says Lyricist and Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:16:04 +0530 Two CoBRA Jawans Injured in Gun-battle With Naxals Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:59:27 +0530 Planning to Induct Women in Fighter Aircraft Stream: IAF Chief The plan to induct women into a fighting arm is a first in the three services which were earlier not open to the idea of women taking part in combat role. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:13:56 +0530 India Home to 14 Top Asian Business Dynasties: Forbes India's Premji is seventh on the list with a fortune of $17 billion followed by Hinduja with $15 billion in ninth spot. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:51:24 +0530 After Shiv Sena's Protests in Mumbai, Kejriwal Government Invites Ghulam Ali to Perform in Delhi Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:50:36 +0530 PM Modi Extends Greetings to IAF on its 83rd Anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the Indian Air Force (IAF) on its 83rd anniversary. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:48:52 +0530 Opposition Parties and J-K Chief Minister React to Violence in Assembly Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:44:52 +0530