The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:19:37 +0530 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:19:10 +0530 Nation Isak Chisi Swu wanted all Naga factions to make peace Isak Chisi Swu, staunch Naga rebel & co-founder of NSCN met his life's end after months of combating chronic health issues. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:19:06 +0530 Arunachal Governor admitted in Coimbatore hospital Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa was admitted to a private hospital here for some treatment. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:46:53 +0530 NIA officer Tanzil Ahmed's murderer Muneer arrested Ahmed died on the spot, while his wife Farzana Khatoon who was critically injured in the attack also succumbed to her injuries few days later. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:11:52 +0530 Situation in J&K alarming, says Congress Lambasting central and state governments, Sharma said they had totally failed in dealing with the situation. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:05:38 +0530 Sena mocks Amit Shah on posters, BJP warns of fitting reply Taking a stern view, BJP warned its belligerent ally of giving a "fitting reply" if Sena leadership fails to rein in its cadres. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:01:28 +0530 1.2 million children died of preventable causes last year The average rate of reduction of neo-natal mortality required for India to reach the set target is almost double the current level. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:59:04 +0530 2 KMDA officials arrested in flyover partial collapse case With today's arrests the total number of persons arrested in the case reached 12, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:04:36 +0530 Tanker scam report not send to ACB as AAP govt thought it would misuse it: Mishra The panel allegedly found irregularities in the tendering process, leading to a loss of Rs 400 crore for the government. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:55:49 +0530 Congress asks PM to act against those involved in Agusta deal Azad's remarks came on a day when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told black money holders to come clean by September 30. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:53:07 +0530 Nirupam accuses Sena minister Waikar of illegality in SRA projects Waikar said that he did not need to give explanation to Nirupam's each and every 'baseless and wild' allegation. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:47:48 +0530 Maharashtra Cabinet nod to farmers to sell produce directly to buyers 'This sub-committee will be empowered to take the final decision, which will not require the ratification of the cabinet.' Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:44:09 +0530 Centre to set up Rs 45-cr cancer care unit in Gwalior: Nadda J P Nadda announced that the Centre will set up a state level cancer care unit here at a cost of Rs 45 crore. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:36:15 +0530 Mallya to be declared PO if he doesn't turn up by Jul 27 Vijay Mallya may be declared a proclaimed offender if he does not present himself before a PMLA court here by July 27. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:34:00 +0530 Irregularities in land allotment, CBI registers cases against ex-Delhi government, DDA officials Based on recommendations, DDA allotted alternative plots under posh Dwarka Residential schemes of DDA, the CBI said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:31:15 +0530 Indian institutions allowed to tie up with fgn centres in UG: Irani The students will get certificate where the name of parent and foreign institutions would be mentioned, the minister said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:09:31 +0530 Seventeen year old inter dropout caught for phishing and blackmail third time in six months The teen logged in to facebook, gmail and icloud accounts of a model, demanded cash to prevent him from making her photos, videos viral. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:16:21 +0530 Foreign funds routed through Hawala, FICN to spread militant activities in JK: Mehbooba 'No report received about any separatist leader found receiving hawala money' Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:46:45 +0530 Forest officials lethargy in maintaining database hampers conservation of regions Dept also failed in acquiring pvt plantations inside reserve forests, which caused a threat to ecology, report said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:43:31 +0530 Top Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in gunfight in Kashmir Militants decamp with service rifle of BJP leader’s PSO. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:19:33 +0530 Venkaiah Naidu slams Air-India for flight delay Naidu was going to Hyderabad to attend a meeting on the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:38:01 +0530 Lady cop claims Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao her slogan, 'Centre stole it' Inspector Chetna Bhati, SHO Mahila Thana, Udaipur, claimed she had coined the phrase in 1999. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:06:06 +0530 Beef smugglers cleansed by eating cow dung, drinking urine A shocking video of Gau Raksha Dal volunteers forcing two alleged beef smugglers to eat cow dung and drink cow urine goes viral Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:37:55 +0530 Member of JK Constituent Assembly Jeelani passes away Ghulam Jeelani, veteran political stalwart and member of JK Constituent Assembly, died at 91 after a brief illness. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:02:34 +0530 Malegaon blast case: Sadhvi Pragya Singh's bail plea rejected The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had also not opposed her bail application. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:58:11 +0530 Government raises financial powers of ministries The financial limits of its ministries and departments, empowering ministers to clear projects worth up to Rs 500 crore. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:54:23 +0530 Celebs move SC for decriminalising consensual homosexuality Ritu, Aman, N S Johar sought protection of their sexual rights on the ground that it is a fundamental right to life. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:54:12 +0530 Gold found in Gir cow urine: Junagadh Agricultural University Scientists After four years of extensive research scientists at the Junagadh Agricultural University find gold in the urine of the Gir cow. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:22:46 +0530 India ranks low at 105th on human capital index, Finland tops The survey measures countries' ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent for economic growth. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:05:05 +0530 BSF men find hidden explosives in Odisha A huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists under a culvert was seized by BSF personnel from Boipariguda area. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:00:58 +0530 Militants snatch weapon from Kashmir BJP leader's guard Police said the militants overpowered Constable Bashir Ahmad, the security guard of Ghulam Muhammad Chopan, a BJP leader in Panzan (Chadoora) village of Badgam district. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:23:53 +0530 Modi lacking comprehensive policy towards Pakistan: Opposition CPM leader Brinda Karat targeted the Centre, saying it does not have a comprehensive policy towards Pakistan. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:14:24 +0530 Pampore attack: Rs 20 lakh ex-gratia for kin of five UP jawans Eight jawans were killed when two terrorists attacked CRPF convoy in Pampore district on June 25. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:12:32 +0530 Government hopes to pass GST Bill with consensus in Monsoon Session Naqvi stated the government wants to take all the parties into confidence and pass the GST as it is a constitutional bill. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:55:34 +0530 Rs 12 crore looted from ATM cash handling company's office The unidentified dacoits also unplugged the CCTV installed on the premises, police said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:49:10 +0530 CPI-M leader suspended for grabbing bidi workers' land in Agartala Dhar, also a CPI-M central committee member, said that party probe found that the accusation of land grabbing against Rudra was correct. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:47:11 +0530 Six people found dead in Jharkhand; Maoist's role suspected Six bodies riddled with bullets were found at Hidindag village about 20 km from the capital of Jharkhand, they said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:30:48 +0530 Goa Government stops iron ore transportation by trucks due to rains With the onset of monsoon, Goa government has ordered a stop on transportation of iron ore by trucks using roads from mining sites to jetties. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:19:38 +0530 After PM Modi's snub, Subramanian Swamy tweets cryptic counter PM Narendra Modi, without naming Swamy, has said in an interview that “such things are inappropriate". Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:18:47 +0530 In a boost to security operations, 10 Maoists surrender in Bastar Bastar Collector Amit Kataria and Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajendra Narayan Das awarded cheques to each surrendered Maoist. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:12:23 +0530 In June, 7 drought-hit states had less than average water If the two water indicators - reservoir levels and rainfall (in June) - are taken together, Maharashtra, as we said, is the worst-affected state in India. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:06:28 +0530 Main accused in NIA official Tanzeel Ahmed's murder arrested in Noida Soon after his arrest, the UP police, NIA officials and the STF have jointly begun interrogation of the accused. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:58:28 +0530 Hizbul commander killed in Kupwara gunfight A gunfight erupted on Tuesday between holed up militants and security forces Kashmir's Kupwara district. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:06:31 +0530 NCW to summon Salman Khan for his 'raped woman' remark Talking to the media in Guwahati yesterday, she said that the commission has taken the matter seriously. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:04:57 +0530 Black money window: FM Jaitley to meet industry associations PM Narendra Modi had earlier warned the black money holders to take advantage of the scheme or face action. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:03:42 +0530 24 held for stripping, tying woman, paramour to tree in Rajasthan The incident had come to light when the disturbing pictures of the incident were posted on social media. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:34:33 +0530 Bombay HC set to decide on entry of women to Haji Ali The high court is hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by several women activists urging the court to lift restrictions imposed on entry of women in the dargah by the Haji Ali Dargah Trust. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:27:03 +0530 BJP has reduced Foreign Policy to 'event management exercise': JD (U) JD (U) leader Pawan Verma was reacting to Prime Minister Modi’s remarks on government’s foreign policy in an interview. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:23:39 +0530 RSS trying to 'appease' Muslims, says Shiv Sena “On one hand they talk about ghar vapasi and on the other, they are organising Iftar. So this clearly indicates that RSS is in a confused state of mind,” she said. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:22:30 +0530 'Sangh maligning Mother Teresa to foil PM's Vatican trip' Worried over “the increased attacks” calling Mother Teresa a “conversion activist” at a time when Prime Minister Modi has expressed interest in attending her canonisation ceremony in the Vatican in September, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India is planning to write to Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah seeking action against the BJP members who had levelled the allegations against the missionary. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:51:11 +0530 BJP: Arunachal government will soon become ours In politically unstable Arunachal Pradesh, speculations are rife that the ruling People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) will merge with its ally BJP and the government  will soon become a BJP government. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:46:08 +0530 Look who is invoking Akbar to oppose Ganga dam projects The ministries of environment and water resources are at loggerheads over giving clearance to new hydel power projects on the Ganga with the latter saying dams would destroy the river that can “fight so many diseases” that even Mughal emperor Akbar drank water from it. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:45:34 +0530 IAF to induct 1st squadron of Tejas on friday After a more than three-decade-long wait, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will have its first squadron of indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Friday. State-run HAL will hand over the first two Tejas aircraft to the IAF on July 1 which will make up the ‘Flying Daggers’ 45 — the name of the first squadron of the LCA. It will be based in Bengaluru for the first two years before being moved to Sulur in Tamil Nadu. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:41:21 +0530 Sonia behind her, Kumari deflects 'land-grab' flak The Himachal Pradesh leader was convicted in a land-grab case, as the AICC secretary in charge of poll-bound Punjab. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:40:55 +0530 'Reformed' militants helped Pampore attackers: CRPF Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) director general K Durga Prasad on Monday said that all laid-down procedures were fully adhered to by its personnel when a group of militants attacked a bus carrying 40 of them on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway in Pampore area on Saturday in which eight personnel were killed and 22 injured. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:08:50 +0530 Along with Babri, Rao 'demolition' was also attempted, says new book For the first time, Rao’s family granted access to the documents to 32-year-old author Vinay Sitapati. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:38:15 +0530 At least 10 others toed our line, claims China; Nawaz missives worked, boasts Pakistan After India blamed ‘one country’ — indirectly hinting at China — for blocking its entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), China said at least “10-odd countries” had pushed the group to discuss the issue of non-NPT states’ inclusion in the group. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:32:03 +0530 Missile tech export prospects zoom as India enters elite group The MTCR is a partnership among 35 countries to curb the proliferation of missile and unmanned aerial vehicle tech. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:30:06 +0530 Candid Modi snubs Swamy for ranting on Rajan's patriotism Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the attacks were “inappropriate” and vouched for Rajan’s commitment to India. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:12:06 +0530 Narasimha Rao's negative works still extract heavy toll: Ansari Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday hailed former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao for initiating basic changes in the economy with his policies of 1991 but also maintained that while his "good" works have lived on and "changed" the country, the "harm" continues to extract a heavy toll. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:54:56 +0530 Decomposed dead body found in South Delhi A highly decomposed body of a woman was found stuffed in a sack and dumped at a garbage bin near a restaurant in Delhi. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:47:51 +0530 50 lakh LPG connections for BPL families in Bihar: Pradhan Pradhan, accompanied by seven other union ministers hailing from Bihar on the occasion, said the scheme will empower women belonging to poor households. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:38:57 +0530 GK Pillai knew of changes in Ishrat affidavit: Inquiry panel The one-man enquiry committee, which probed the issue of missing files in the controversial Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:35:03 +0530 All SOPs followed: CRPF DG He rejected all the suggestions and comments Standing Operating Procedure might have led to high casualties in ambush by suspected LeT terrorists. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:35:42 +0530 Environment, water ministry spar over hydro projects on Ganga The ministry emphasised for conducting a comprehensive hydrological as well hydro geological study as to how the dams would change the flow of the rivers. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:34:47 +0530 ECI to hold personal hearing from July 14 for 21 AAP legilsatros Through the Bill, which has been forwarded to the Centre by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, AAP wants "retrospective" exemption for the parliamentary secretaries from disqualification provisions. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:33:35 +0530 Will engage with Pakistan for peace, forces free to answer back: PM He said there are different types of forces operating in Pakistan but India engages only with a democratically-elected system. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:15:44 +0530 Bihar, Jharkhand chief secretaries to meet on asset division: Rajnath Chief secretaries of Bihar and Jharkhand would meet to reach a settlement on distribution of assets between the two states. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:59:04 +0530 No witch hunting in Agusta probe: PM However, he maintained that a 'sin' has been committed and those behind them have had a 'big protective cover'. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:55:15 +0530 Violence hurting J&K's economy, says CM 'The Parliamentary Committee discussed issues pertaining to development of modern tourism infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir.' Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:22:39 +0530 Where are 1.13 lakh jobs, Congress asks Badal government Punjab Congress accused SAD-BJP government of 'not fulfilling' its promise of giving 1.13 lakh jobs to the youths. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:13:51 +0530 No further interim protection from arrest to Pankaj Bhujbal The accused conspired with Chhagan Bhujbal, a former PWD minister, to divert or `launder' the kickbacks he had received. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:52:13 +0530 100 percent FDI in defence a 'flawed idea': Karat On 100 percent FDI in defence, the former CPM general secretary criticised it as a flawed idea. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:08:27 +0530 Hindustan Unilever Ltd to pay Rs 27 L for misleading customers In its reply before the forum, the company claimed that Gupta had furnished the swatch with 10/10 score, but a 'unique code' was missing. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:05:02 +0530 J-K Government to devise new strategy to deal with spurt in militant attacks Eight CRPF men were killed and 20 others injured when two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants on Saturday attacked their bus. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:50:31 +0530 SDMC rejects appointment of Kejriwal's choice in CVO post Kashyap was the civic body's choice for the post while Arvind Kejriwal government had proposed the appointment of Meena. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:49:18 +0530 Woman raped by husband, his brothers; Maneka asks NCW to probe 'I am deeply shocked & pained over this incident. Have asked NCW to look into this matter immediately,' Maneka tweeted. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:44:16 +0530 No more understanding with the Congress in the future: Prakash Karat Karat said that the electoral tactical line in Bengal was not in conformity with that of the party congress. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:41:37 +0530 IRCTC ties up with DRDO lab for packaged meals in trains Food items will be available in 150-300 gm packets whose shelf life is six months. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:35:53 +0530 SAD, BJP, AAP attack Congress on Asha's appointment; Amarinder defends The ruling SAD-BJP and AAP today criticised the appointment of Asha Kumari as the Congress in-charge of Punjab. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:04:37 +0530 PM confident on NSG, says process has begun on positive note Modi said India has a number of problems with China and efforts are on to resolve them one-by-one through talks. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:13:05 +0530 India deserves to be in NSG, the US will work for it: US envoy The US envoy asserted that US will continue to work with all the members of 48-nation grouping on India's accession Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:03:02 +0530 UP government with three-and-a-half CMs has failed to deliver: Shah Shah accused the Yadav government of being unwilling to extend benefits of central schemes to the poor and Dalits. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:51:11 +0530 India will have to alert, conscious all the time with Pakistan: PM The PM said that India would have to drive home the advantage on the fact that the world is now convinced of its views. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:43:11 +0530 Sheena case: HC seeks CBI's response on Peter's bail plea Justice Revati Mohite Dere who issued notice to CBI, posted Peter's application for hearing on July 7. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:33:35 +0530 Shifting of IAS officer ordered over suicide bid by colleague in Kashmir The IAS officer, who allegedly tried to commit suicide, was among six officers transferred by state cabinet yesterday. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:17:23 +0530 AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya sent to judicial custody for 14 days Dinesh Mohaniya arrested in an alleged molestation case was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a city court. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:06:26 +0530 Asha Kumari rejects quit demands, says has Sonia's mandate Kumari said BJP and AAP were trying to make "an issue out of a non-issue" as they "fear" Congress. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:41:14 +0530 Sundar Pichai's Quora account hacked After breaching his account late on Sunday, the group called OurMine had posted messages on Quora through Pichai's account. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:11:58 +0530 J-K government to review security after spurt in militant attacks Eight CRPF personnel were killed after the militants ambushed a convoy of the paramilitary force on Saturday. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:59:51 +0530 Office of profit case: EC to hear 21 AAP MLAs plea on July 14 A petition has alleged that the legislators occupied offices of profit in violation of the Constitution. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:14:58 +0530 Naxals kill villager after branding him as police informer According to eyewitnesses, about 10 armed Naxals stormed into his house in the village and pumped bullets into him. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:43:17 +0530 Panaji mayor creek incident: Accident case, complaint filed An accident case and a complaint have been filed in connection with yesterday's incident in which Panaji mayor and some other officials fell into a creek here during a weeding machine demonstration. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:53:47 +0530 Ex-BSEB secretary arrested in Bihar toppers scam Former Bihar School Examination Board (BESB) Secretary Harihar Nath Jha was arrested in connection with the Intermediate toppers scam today. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:49:39 +0530 Congress condemns Punjab Health Minister's 'shameful' remark on drugs Congress leader P.L. Punia asked as to on the basis of which research or study such an assertion can be made. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:02:34 +0530 Did FM Jaitley cut short his China visit to deal with Subramanian Swamy? Officials did not give any reason for Jaitley cutting short his visit by a day. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:55:15 +0530 Pakistan High Commission brings out glossy mission diary, highlights bilateral cultural heritage The high commission has, in its mission dairy, shared pictures of various events exhibiting interactions at various levels between the two sides. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:32:48 +0530 UP CM Akhilesh expands his Cabinet, Balram Yadav inducted back Balram Yadav, who was axed by Akhilesh apparently for facilitating the merger, has also been inducted in the Cabinet. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:26:16 +0530 Opposition National Conference legislators walk out of J-K assembly The legislators were agitating against the state and central government for not sanctioning an IIT and an IIM for the Valley. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:01:53 +0530 Six Hindu Mahasabha activists held in Kairana for violating prohibitory orders Six Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha activists were arrested for violating prohibitory orders in Kairana village in Shamli district.   Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:41:37 +0530 Trupti Desai places faith in God on Haji Ali Dargah case Desai's efforts to enter the dargah were foiled by policemen and local residents on April 28. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:35:53 +0530