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Congress dominates Rajasthan urban body polls, wins 961 wards, BJP gets 737

The Congress won nearly half of the 2,105 wards in the contest in the first local elections held in the Rajasthan after the party came to power.

published : 18 hours ago

Kalapani integral part of India, says Uttarakhand CM after Nepal stakes claim to region 

The region holds strategic importance for India as it is located just 18 km from Lipulekh pass. It is also the transition route for the Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. Both the ITBP and SSB have posts here.

published : 19 hours ago

Assam CM petitions Modi to maintain PSU status of Numaligarh Refinery

The refinery is a fruit of the historic Assam Accord of 1985 signed between All Assam Students’ Union and the Centre at the end of the six-year-long bloody anti-immigrants' agitation.

published : 19 hours ago

Google takes down SFJ mobile app '2020 Sikh Referendum' from its Play Store

The mobile application '2020 Sikh Referendum' had reportedly asked the general public to register themselves to vote in the 'Punjab Referendum 2020 Khalistan'.

published : 19 hours ago

Islamabad at it again, puts up 'Kashmir is Pakistan' posters at Kartarpur

It is estimated that a total of 2,666 pilgrims have visited the Kartarpur gurdwara through the corridor in the nine days since it was launched on November 9.

published : 19 hours ago

Varsity registrar refuses to meet government-appointed panel members: JNUSU

JNUSU has been leading the agitation against a hostel fee hike for three weeks now and said that the strike would not be called off until their demands were met.

published : 19 hours ago

Sea level along Indian coast rose by 8.5 cm in last 50 years: MoS for environment Babul Supriyo in RS

Babul Supriyo further said that the rising sea levels can exacerbate the coastal inundation along with the low lying areas during extreme events.

published : 19 hours ago

No formal recommendation necessary: Home Ministry on Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

In its manifesto for Maharashtra Assembly elections, the BJP had promised to confer the Bharat Ratna award on Savarkar after its government is formed in the state.

published : 19 hours ago

Fee hike shouldn't hit poor students, says Super 30 founder Anand Kumar on JNU stir

The Union HRD Ministry appointed a three-member committee to recommend ways to restore normal functioning of JNU.

published : 19 hours ago

Golden Chariot luxury train to hit the tracks again from March 2020

Addressing the gathering, Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi said that the train will boost tourism in Karnataka and other southern states.

published : 19 hours ago

Congress, NCP to now meet on Wednesday to discuss alliance with Sena

NCP leader Nawab Malik said that Congress leaders requested that the meeting be postponed to Wednesday.

published : 19 hours ago

Fire breaks out at District Commandant Home Guard Office in Noida

Special Investigation Team (SIT) at District level have set up a team to investigate the matter. 

published : 20 hours ago

Akali leader shot dead, legs chopped off after altercation with neighbour

Dalbir Singh Dhilwan, 51, was a vice president of the Gurdaspur unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal and also a two-time village head.

published : 20 hours ago

DMK MP condemns Ramdev's remarks against Periyar in Lok Sabha

Earlier, it was alleged that yoga guru Baba Ramdev had called reformer Periyar a 'Dalit Terrorist' and the issue also became a talking point in Twitter.

published : 20 hours ago

Jharkhand polls: BJP has most 'crorepati' candidates

JMM, Congress and RJD have cemented alliance in the state Assembly polls.

published : 20 hours ago