From the States

Patanjali to spread roots in Andhra Pradesh: Setting up mega food park employing 33000 employees

Swami Ramdev is on the mode to spread their company Patanjali’s roots in the state of Andhra Pradesh by setting up a mega food park in Chinnaraopalli village, Vizianagaram...

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For efficient irrigation ecosystem, Karnataka will adopt Israel model: Kumaraswamy

n order to add value to the existing irrigation ecosystem, Kumaraswamy led Karnataka government will soon adopt the drip irrigation developed by Israel...

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TRS sweeps Telangana, Chandra Babu Naidu accepts defeat; Congratulates KCR

keeping all political difference aside, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today Congratulated Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for the stupendous performance in Telangana assembly polls...

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Boosting tourism and employment in Tamil Nadu, India etches $31 million loan pact with ADB

Boosting tourism and engaging people in various skill development activities, the Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $31 million to build-up the State Tourism Industry and boost visitor arrivals...

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Thank You, Telangana… K T Rama Rao

Expressing happiness over the performance of Pink army, Young TRS leader and Cabinet Minister K. T. Rama Rao thanked Telangana people for backing K Chandrasekhar Rao led TRS government...

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Want K Chandrashekhar Rao as CM: Asaduddin Owaisi

Ahead of the crucial Telangana assembly results, AIMIM Chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi today met Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and extended unconditional support to the pink army...

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Telangana polls: Treat pre-poll alliance as a single party: Mahakutami leaders to Governor

Taking a cue from high voltage political drama during Karnataka assembly election, leaders of Congress led Mahakutami today called on Telangana Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan and summited a memorandum regarding the pre-poll arrangement...

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Chandra Babu hiding facts on Central assistance to AP: Daggubati Purandeswari

Coming down heavily on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP President Chandra Babu Naidu’s claims on Central assistance, senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Daggubati Purandeswari said that Naidu out of political revenge not acknowledging the majors taken by the Central government...

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Adding another feather in the cap, Kerala becomes first state to have four international airports

Adding another feather in the cap of state’s first of its kind, Kerala becomes the first state to have four international airports. With the inauguration of the Kannur international airport on Sunday, Kerala has in total four operational international airports...

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DMK President M K Stalin calls on Rahul, Sonia Gandhi; invites for Karunanidhi's statue ceremony

Ahead of the crucial meeting of non-BJP parties, DMK President M K Stalin on Sunday called on Senior Congress and Sonia Gandhi and Congress National President Rahul Gandhi. ..

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Maharashtra seeks financial assistance of Rs 7,963 cr for mitigation of drought

Maharashtra Government has sought financial assistance of 7,963 crore rupees from the Centre for mitigation of drought, Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis has said. Fadnavis today met Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Nripendra Misra in New Delhi to submit the proposal...

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Telangana elections: BJP files Complaint against Rahul Gandhi

A delegation led by BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today met officials of the election commission and officially lodged a complaint against Congress President Rahul Gandhi...

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Politics of 'free' promises not good for democracy: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu

Expressing concern over the trend of 'free' promises set by the existing political parties, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said that politics of freebies is not a good sign for democracy...

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Patanjali group to set up a mega food park in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram

Yog Guru Swami Ramdev on Thursday called on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at the Secretariat here and discussed the proposed investment plan in the coastal state...

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Telangana Assembly: Actor Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, SS Rajamouli cast vote

On the D- Day of Telangana Assembly polls, top Telugu actor and former Union Minister K. Chiranjeevi, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Baahubali director SS Rajamouli early morning cast their votes and urged people to come out and vote in large number...

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Uttarakhand CM announces to recruit over 1,000 Home Guards

Uttarakhand will have one thousand male and female Home Guards in the State soon as Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has announced about their recruitment on Thursday. He also approved increase allocation in the welfare fund for the dependents of the Home Guards soldiers, who sacrificed their lives on duty...

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Congress Party is the only barrier for Ram Temple: Union Minister Uma Bharti

Launching a frontal attack on Congress, Senior BJP leader, and Union Minister Uma Bharti that the grand old party is the main hurdle in the construction of Ram Temple...

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Annual Startup India Venture Capital Summit 2018 to be held in Goa from December 7

The annual Startup India Venture Capital Summit, a joint initiative by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and the Government of Goa, is set to begin in Goa on Friday, December 7, 2018...

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TDP will not claim CM’s post: Chandrababu Naidu

Rebuffing the charges of political interference leveled by KCR, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Chief Nara Chandra Babu Naidu said that Telugu Desam won't claim the post of Chief Minister if Mahakutami wins...

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Uttarakhand Assembly tables supplementary budget of Rs 2,452 crore

The Uttarakhand government on Tuesday tabled its supplementary budget of Rs 2,452.41 crore in the assembly to meet the additional expenditure for the financial year 2018-19...

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Come forward for Cyclone Gaja hit Tamil Nadu: Big B Amitabh Bachchan

Applauding the relief and rehabilitation work carried out by Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needi Maiam, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has urged people to come forward for the rescue of Cyclone Gaja hit regions of Tamil Nadu...

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Maharashtra’s ambitiously smart move; ‘SMART’ initiative launched at escalating Agribusiness for farmers

Aiming to lift up farming by making it sustainable, the Maharashtra state government has decided on starting up its ambitious project. Enabling farming sustainability in almost ten thousand villages in the next three years, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched a ‘SMART’- State of Maharashtra Agribusiness and Rural Transformation project...

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JD(S)-Congress Cabinet expansion on December 22: Siddaramaiah

Kumaraswamy led JD(S)-Congress coalition government has locked the date of The much anticipated Cabinet expansion. On December 22, post-Karnataka legislative Assembly winter session, new faces will be inducted into Kumaraswamy Cabinet...

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Goa: Wholesale fish traders to start importing fish from December 6

After a gap of more than a month, the fish import in the State of Goa is likely to start from December 6, the trader's body said today...

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Gujarat pours Rs 50-crore in Science & Tech innovation wallet

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has approved 50-crore rupees to Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Fund to provide assistance up to Rs. 50-lakh to UGC and AICTE recognized central and state universities and colleges. The assistance will be for a maximum period of three years to develop latent talents, encourage creativity research and development in strategic fields in the knowledge-based ecosystem...

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Now Udit Raj raises banner of ‘diminishing’ Dalit reservation

BJP MP Udit Raj, who comes from a Dalit background, has voiced apprehension about the diminishing reservation for SC and ST as assured by the Constitution. He said that he tried to bring this to the notice of his party leaders but they did not pay any heed to him...

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New Year bonanza for Mumbaikars! Indian Railway all set to introduce second AC locals with swankier look and speed

With increased capacity, more accommodation, the Indian Railways is all set to introduce the second AC rake with a look similar to Metro trains this New Year. The second AC local that is scheduled to reach the city in the first week of January will run between Virar and Churchgate. ..

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Paving path for financial assistance to farmers, Centre appoints delegation to assess drought districts of Maharashtra

Although there was a considerably good amount of rainfall in India this year, some of the districts in the state of Maharashtra still underway the realm of drought. In order to provide financial assistance to the farmers in the drought hit region, a 10-member delegation from the Centre is on a two-day visit to Maharashtra from Tuesday to assess crop damage in parts of the state facing drought-like conditions. ..

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BJP will play a crucial role in new Telangana government formation: Ram Madhav

Exuding confidence on the performance of BJP in upcoming Telangana polls, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav said that his party will play a major role in the formation of new government...

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Dethrone inefficient KCR govt : Chandrababu Naidu

Dubbing ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi as an inefficient ruler Telugu Desam Party Chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu asked people dethrone the pink party...

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Ready for Lok Sabha polls, but no cinema after Indian 2: Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan on Monday announced that his party is all set for the mega challenge of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. ..

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We will pursue Tamil Nadu on Mekedatu project : D K Shivakumar

Expressing confidence over the roll-out of Mekedatu project in Cauvery basin, Karnataka Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar said that the state government will address the issues raised by neighboring state Tamil Nadu...

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We are A-team of people of Telangana: KT Rama Rao

Taking exceptions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s series of attacks on ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Young leader, and IT Minister KT Rama Rao said that on counting day, the national parties will get a befitting reply from the people of Telangana...

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Senior Andhra BJP leader and former minister Kamineni Srinivas bids adieu to electoral politics

Former Cabinet Minister and Senior Andhra Pradesh BJP leader Kamineni Srinivas on Monday announced that he will not contest the forthcoming 2019 elections...

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RSS Sah-Sarakaryavah Dattatreya Hosabale demands time-bound solution for Ram Janmabhumi

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sah-Sarakaryavah Dattatreya Hosabale on Sunday demanded that the long pending issue of Ram Janmabhumi should be resolved within a stipulated time...

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Chhattisgarh Police seizes fake Indian currency notes with face value of Rs 5 Cr

Chhattisgarh police has seized fake Indian currency notes with a face value of five crore rupees and arrested two persons from capital Raipur on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed the two accused from Amlideeh area and seized fake currency notes, printed sheets, colour printer and other material from their possession...

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Rahul Gandhi not aware of grand zero: KT Rama Rao

Taking a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s claims on state employment, Telangana IT Minister K. T. Rama Rao said that the Congress President is now aware of promises made by his own state unit...

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Waving its magical wand, Ayushmaan Bharat facilitates Uttar Pradesh’s first open heart surgery successfully

Blessing the people with the best available medical facilities, the government had initiated Ayushmaan Bharat scheme benefitting lakhs of Indians. In another major success added to the list of the Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme, the state of Uttar Pradesh has successfully undergone the first open heart surgery. ..

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Use modern technology to enhance Power sector: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu has directed officials to incorporate the best possible global technologies in order to refine the existing power sector in the state...

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Jharkhand to shake hands with Patanjali for marketing organic farm products

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday said the government would sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved to market organic farm products of the state...

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Gujarat: Drip and sprinkler no more mandatory to get agri power connection in dark zone areas

The Gujarat Government said Saturday that farmers in 57 'Dark Zone' talukas, where groundwater level is critically low, will not need to adopt micro-irrigation for obtaining electricity connections...

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Transforming the curse to a blessing, Punekars join hands to breathe life into two rivers; Know how!

In a similar initiative on National River Day on November 28, the Pune Municipal Corporation pledged to dedicate one day a week for a year to clean the rivers of Mula and Mutha. The Pune civic body has taken up dedicated cleaning initiatives to clean riverbeds. ..

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‘Mumbai 2.0’ project reloads ‘city of dreams’ by escalating wider scope of infrastructure, economy, tourism

Engaging in a wide range of development activities, the Government of Maharashtra has initiated Mumbai 2.0 project welcoming new ideas of growth. The project garners wide idea of developing environment, ecosystem, tourism and infrastructure in the Mumbai city. ..

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Goa to have centre of excellence in HIV care by next year

Goa Minister for Health Vishwajit Rane said that state government will soon set up centre of excellence in HIV care by December 2019. He was speaking as a chief guest after attending Positive Power Summit 2018 organized by Human Touch at Sanskruti Bhavan on the eve of World AIDS Day...

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Ensure effective implementation of development Programmes: AP CM Chandra Babu to officers

Emphasizing on the effective implementation of the policy decisions, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu said that people should be convinced about the development programmes of the state government. ..

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Former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin to head Telangana Congress working Committee

Ahead of the crucial Telangana assembly polls, Congress party today appointed Mohammed Azharuddin, former Indian Cricketer as the head of Telangana Congress Committee...

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2.0 HD version leaked by Tamil Rockers

Despite Madras High Court order, Rajinikanth- Akshay Kumar starrer much anticipated 2.0 has been leaked by the Tamil Rockers. According to media reports, within hours of its mega release, the entire HD version was pirated by the Tamil Rockers...

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Goa’s Portuguese citizens get letters to enroll as voters

Goans who have registered their birth in Portugal and have obtained the Portuguese ID card or BI (bilhete de identidade) have been asked to enroll themselves in the Portuguese voters list...

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Court should respect religious sentiment: Superstar Rajnikanth on Sabarimala row

Superstar Rajnikanth believes that Judiciary should not interfere into the matter of faith and old traditions. ..

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Punekars! Wear helmets or be deprived from petrol from Jan 2019

Road safety is of utmost importance and therefore wearing helmets while driving two wheelers become all the more essential. Making public road safety a major priority, the Pune traffic department will order petrol pumps to not sell petrol to people on two-wheelers who are not wearing their helmets from January 1, 2019...

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Telangana polls: TDP- Congress alliance will fail miserably: P Muralidhar Rao

Terming TDP- Congress poll tie up as disastrous move, senior BJP leader and National general secretary P Muralidhar Rao said that Naidu’s party will have to pay a heavy price in upcoming state assembly elections...

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Maharashtra Assembly unanimously passes Maratha Reservation Bill enabling 16% to Marathas

After all the chaos and discussion on attaining reservation to the Marathas, the Maharashtra Assembly unanimously passes bill proposing 16 per cent reservation for Marathas under socially and educationally backward category...

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EX CBI officer VV Lakshminarayana to float new political party

After serving India’s apex investigative agency CBI, former IPS officer VV Lakshminarayana has decided to float his own political outfit. ..

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BJP Constitutes special panel for Sabarimala

BJP National President Amit Shah on Tuesday constituted a four-member panel to look into the matter of Sabarimala agitation. ..

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Shocked by K Chandrasekhar Rao’s petty comments: Chandrababu Naidu

Responding to ‘Anti-Telangana’ jibe of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Telugu Desam National President Nara Chandrababu Naidu said that TDP has every right to contest polls in the newly crafted state...

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Women empowerment policies of govt reflect Mavshi Kelkar’s vision: EAM Sushma Swaraj

Calling herself a proud ‘Sevika’ of Rashtra Sevika Samiti, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Narendra Modi-led BJP government is fulfilling the dream of late Laxmibai aka Mavshi Kelkar, founder of the Rashtra Sevika Samiti...

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Revoke Central Water Commission’s green single for Mekedatu project: TN Chief Minister to PM Modi

Questioning Central Water Commission’s green single to Karnataka government’s project report for the construction of a new dam across Cauvery River at Mekedatu, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has sought Prime Minister Modi’s intervention to fix the controversial issue...

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Ram Mandir: Pejawar seer Vishwesha Theertha pitches for special legislation

Demanding a separate legislation for the construction of Ram Mandir, Pejawar seer Vishwesha Theertha has asked BJP lawmakers to respect the sentiments of the Hindu Community...

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Verghese Kurien’s daughter refutes charges of religious conversion

Negating the allegations leveled by the former Gujarat Minister Dileep Sanghani, Nirmala Kurien, daughter of legendary Verghese Kurien, the man behind the White Revolution, said that Verghese had never misused the funds and welfare of the farmers was his ultimate goal...

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Issuing an ultimatum, SC slams Bihar govt over its failure to file correct FIR in Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case

Taking cognizance of the much talked about shelter home case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar over its failure to file correct FIR in connection with the alleged Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse cases. ..

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Former Odisha officer Aparajita Sarangi joins BJP

Ahead of the 2019 general election and Odisha assembly polls, former IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi today joined BJP...

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3D murals adorn walls of Bhubaneswar creating a youth-friendly destination with boosting tourism

Three dimensional (3D) artworks, professional story-telling events, sport memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and Men’s Hockey World Cup (HWC), the Odisha government has introduced a host of programmes to boost tourism by rebranding its state capital, Bhubaneswar, as India’s most youth-friendly destination...

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KCR’s minority reservation bill is against Constitution: Amit Shah

BJP National President Amit Shah on Sunday accused Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of minority appeasement in order to garner the votes. Addressing the poll rally here, Shah stated that 12 percent reservation proposed by the KCR was against the constitutional framework...

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Subramanian Swamy demands effective security check for Kartarpur corridor

Terming Kartarpur corridor a risky move by the center, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that the proposed four-kilometer-long corridor between India and Pakistan should not be misused for the purpose of infiltration. ..

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Amid the chanting hymns, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unveils 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha in Nalanda

Amid the chanting hymns and tranquility of the place, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveiled a 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha at Rajgir in Nalanda district on Monday. The statue of Lord Buddha is the second tallest statue of Buddha in the country, and was unveiled in the presence of Mahabodhi temple's chief monk Bhante Chalinda...

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Chandrababu Naidu lays foundation stone for Godavari-Penna river linking Project

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu today laid the foundation stone for the much anticipated Godavari-Penna river linking irrigation project. ..

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Taking a step towards peace by fulfilling dreams of Sikh community, VP Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation stone of Kartarpur corridor

Emancipating a historical landmark decision of taking a step forward towards peacebetween India and Pakistan, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Kartarpur corridor ahead of the groundbreaking ceremony in Pakistan on November 28. ..

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Union Minister Uma Bharti welcomes Uddhav Thackeray’s Ayodhya tour

Lauding Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray’s efforts towards Ram temple, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Uma Bharti said that like Shiv Sena, other political outfits instead of opposition should support the construction of the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya...

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Veteran Kannada actor and former Union Minister Ambareesh dies at 66

Veteran Kannada actor and former Union Minister Ambareesh on Saturday passed away due to multiple ailments. The 66- year actor turned politician was away from public life due to prolonged illness. He leaves behind multi-lingual actress Sumalatha and son Abhishek...

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Chhattisgarh Encounters: Two Naxals killed; police personnel injured

In Chhattisgarh, two Naxals were killed and a police personnel was injured in encounters in the insurgency-hit Bijapur district on Sunday...

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PM holds rally in poll-bound Mizoram, targets Congress for neglecting NE

Hitting hard at the Congress party during election campaign in Mizoram – the Northeastern state that is going to polls on November 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Congress party never respected the people and traditions of the northeast. It priority has always been political power, he said...

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Assessing the situation after cyclone Gaja, Central team begins damage evaluation in Tamil Nadu

As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the disaster caused due to Cyclone Gaja, the Centre has deployed a five member team for an on-the-spot assessment of the damage caused by cyclone Gaja that lashed the Tamil Nadu coast on November 16...

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Declare Cyclone Gaja as a Natural disaster: MNM Chief Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam President Kamal Haasan urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to personally monitor the devastating situation in the Cyclone Gaja-hit districts of the Tamil Nadu...

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Celebrated Maha officer Tukaram Mundhe transferred again…

The tenure of Nashik Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe who is famous for speaking his mind has been curtailed by the state government. The Celebrated Maharashtra officer has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the planning department at Mantralaya...

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Chandrababu Naidu, Rahul Gandhi to share stage for Mahakutami

Telugu Desam Party President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and Congress President Rahul Gandhi will jointly campaign for the upcoming Telangana assembly polls...

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Uttarakhand: BJP wins five of seven mayor seats; Congress score at two

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has unfurled a flag of victory by winning five of the seven Mayor seats in Uttarakhand. The Congress won two. BJP had won in Haldwani, Rudrapur, Rishikesh, Kashipur and the state capital Dehradun's while the Congress emerged victorious in Haridwar and Kotdwar...

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Macabre dance of democracy in Telangana Assembly elections

What was expected to be cake walkover for K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR), caretaker Chief Minister and Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Supremo, to return to power with a thumping majority, is turning out to be a neck-and -neck race...

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Guj Chief Minister Vijay Rupani condemns Raj Babbar’s jibe on PM Modi’s mother

Irked with the Congress leader Raj Babbar’s jibe on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Mother, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani asked Congress leader to maintain decorum in public life...

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44 new coal blocks found in Eastern India

The Geological Survey of India has located 44 new coal blocks with estimated coal resource of close to 25,000 million tonnes (MT) spread across four states in eastern India, a senior GSI official said on Thursday...

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CM Fadanvis dedicates Adivasi Life Line Atal Arogya Vahini

The Adivasi students will get better healthcare facilities and they will not be deprived of any treatment facilities, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis here on Thursday...

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Tamil Nadu CM calls on Modi; seeks financial aid for Cyclone Gaja

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought central assistance in order to improve the ground situation emerged by the devastating Cyclone Gaja...

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Gujarat Govt announces new measures for water scarcity hit farmers in the state

Gujarat Government has announced new measures for water scarcity hit farmers in the state. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has said that 19,920 cu-secs of water is being released in Narmada canals since 12th November from Sardar Sarovar Dam for the farmers who plan to sow Rabi crops...

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Actress Revathy condemns Mohanlal’s #MeToo jibe

It seems that Malayalam Superstar Mohanlal’s recent comment on #MeToo has annoyed actress Revathy Asha...

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Want to explore new food zones? Bengal is all set to launch interactive app including top restaurants

Very often tourists depend on the website of the State Tourism Department to find out good restaurants at the places they visit. Taking advantage of this trend, the tourist department of West Bengal has decided to launch an interactive mobile app next month, listing all the good restaurants in Kolkata and other places across the State...

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Desk cleared for VHP’s 'Hunkar Sabha' at Nagpur

Clearing the desk for Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s 'Hunkar Sabha' which is slated for November 25, Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court today quashed the plea filed by the Social activist Janardhan Moon. While hearing the matter, the High Court denied the appeal demanding a stay for the public event...

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Food Adulteration to be a non-bailable offence with life imprisonment in Maharashtra

As the Maharashtra Winter Session starting on a strong note, there have been various decisions taken by the state government till now. In its latest, the Maharashtra government on Thursday proposed making food adulteration a non-bailable offence with culprits likely to face life-term imprisonment. ..

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North-South divide is a political gimmick, but centre must do justice to southern states: Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan

Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday emphasized that political stakeholder-based in New Delhi should listen to the plight of southern states...

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Big jolt for Telangana Rashtra Samithi as citing MP Konda Vishweshwar Reddy quits party

K Chandrasekhar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi on Wednesday received a nasty jolt as citing MP from Chevella, Konda Vishweshwar Reddy resigned from the post ahead of the crucial assembly election...

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CM Kumaraswamy insensitive towards sugarcane farmers: B S Yeddyurappa

Days after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s alleged remarks on farmers, BJP today staged a massive protest against the Congress-JD(S) coalition government...

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Major accident at Pulgaon’s Central Ammunition Depot; 6 killed, 10 hurt

Maharashtra's Wardha on Tuesday witnessed a horrifying accident which took place inside the Army explosive depot at Pulgaon which claimed the lives of six workers...

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Jana Sena Chief Pawan Kalyan bids adieu to films

Rebuffing all the reports on his new film, Jana Sena Party President Pawan Kalyan said that he has not signed any project and will stay away from the silver screen due to his political and social commitments. The actor turned politician posted a statement on Twitter and cleared the air...

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With $310 million World Bank loan, Jharkhand to reform its power transmission system

Helping another Indian state in turning around the face of its energy infrastructure, the World Bank has now come forward with a $310 million loan assistance for Jharkhand...

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Extending a supporting hand, Govt approves Rs 546 crore as additional assistance to Karnataka

Like Kerala, the state of Karnataka had also been affected by severe rainfall creating flood and landslides this year. In this regard, the central government has approved over Rs 546 crore as additional assistance to Karnataka...

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With Lights! Cinema! Celebrities from all over globe, Goa is all geared up for IFFI-2018, Are you?

After few hours, Goa will get all-light up under the creative melange of grand International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Goa is all geared to now and many celebs including other people who are equally participating too waiting for this grand event. Till then all eyes are on IFFI!..

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Polling for 2nd and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections begins

Polling for the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections began a short while ago. Seventy-two constituencies spread over 19 districts are going to polls in this phase. Voting, which began at 8 am, will end at 5 pm...

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CM Kumaraswamy’s comment on woman farmer triggers controversy; BJP demands apology

Principal opposition party BJP today Condemned the Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s remakes on a woman farmer. Dubbing Kumaraswamy as an "opportunist", and demanded an unconditional apology from the Chief Minister...

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Out of 40 lakh people excluded, only 4.5 lakh apply for inclusion in Assam NRC

Months after the first draft of National Register of Citizens was released and two months after the window opens for claims and objections in the Supreme Court-monitored exercise, about 4.5 lakh people, out of the total 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), have claimed that they are Indian nationals. ..

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Sabarimala row: Lord Ayyappa devotees are not terrorists: Min KJ Alphons

Launching a frontal attack on Kerala government, Union Minister KJ Alphons said that none other than Chief Minister P Vijayan is responsible for the ongoing Sabarimala rucks. The Tourism Minister threw the gauntlet at LDF led state government over the imposition of Section 144...

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PM Modi flags off Eastern Peripheral Expressway gifting Haryana its first smart and green highway

Dubbed as the first smart and green highway, with an intelligent highway traffic management system, video incident detection system, electrified by solar panels and faster Electronic Toll Collection system toll booths, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Eastern Peripheral Expressway through video conferencing. ..

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Rajnath Singh reviews the national security situation in the aftermath of grenade attack in Amritsar

Expressing anguish on the recent grenade attack in Amritsar, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting to review the national security situation in the aftermath of Sunday’s grenade attack in Amritsar that killed three people...

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From drought to reservation, Maharashtra will deal with all issues in its Winter Session in Mumbai

From drought issues to reservation quota, Maharashtra Winter Session will cover every issue targeting people of the state. The two week long winter session will be held in Mumbai for the first time instead of Nagpur...

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Beauty in tranquility! 'Neverland' and 'Sea Yah’ bring foodies on board in these floating restaurants

Adding a tint of beauty to the existing hearthrobing beauty of Gateway of India and Marine Lines, the city of dreams incorporates two floating restaurants in Mumbai - 'Neverland' and 'Sea Yah'. ..

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NTR’s grand-daughter Nandamuri Suhasini to Contest Telangana polls

Nandamuri Suhasini, the grand-daughter Telugu Desam party founder, and former Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao is all set for her political debut...

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Yogi Adityanath to inaugurate 10th Agro Vision Summit

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate the 10th edition of Agro Vision, Central India's biggest agricultural Conclave on November 23. ..

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Massive agitation comes to an end! Maha CM Fadnavis announces reservation for Marathas in jobs and education

: After months of massive protest in order to get reservations, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced to give reservation to the Marathas following the recommendations of a special panel that said Marathas are socially and educationally backward. The Maratha community will get reservations in jobs and education. ..

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Gali Janardhana Reddy will face the heat: CM Kumaraswamy

launching a frontal attack on Mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said that stern action will be taken against those who are involved in the Ambient money laundering case...

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Set up monitoring unit for better Co-ordination : Subramanian Swamy

In order to fix the ongoing tussle between various government agencies, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to constitute a monitoring unit under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra...

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Spotting top terrorist Zakir Musa in Amritsar, Police issues ‘wanted’ posters and high alert in Punjab

Dinanagar police station released posters of the dreaded terrorists after Zakir Musa was spotted in Amritsar along with a few other men. The latest development comes after intelligence agencies informed about the presence of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists in the state...

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Chandra Babu Naidu’s TDP government blocks CBI operation in AP

Andhra Pradesh Government led by Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has decided to block the entry of India’s apex investigative agency CBI. ..

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Will quite active politics if Telangana Rashtra Samithi loses: KT Rama Rao

Expressing confidence over the performance of K Chandrashekhar Rao led Telangana Rashtra Samithi government, Caretaker IT Minister K T Rama Rao claimed that the pink army will register a thumping victory in forthcoming Telangana assembly polls...

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Punjab on high alert as Intel inputs confirm group of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist moving to Delhi suspecting terror attack

Punjab was put on high alert following an alert issued by Counter Intelligence wing of State police which said “a group of six to seven Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists are reportedly in Punjab, possibly in Ferozepur area and are planning to move towards Delhi from Punjab side”. The alert, based on “an input”, was issued on Wednesday...

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CM Fadanvis directs for immediate action on issues related to tribal development

Thousands of Tribal people from all over Maharashtra marched in a most disciplined way on the streets of Mumbai to submit memorandum to the government regarding their pending demands. Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram organised this march. ..

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Staff on top priority! Telangana Police station gets its own crèche for women constables and officers

While the maternity leave period for women police personnel is six months, the Rachakonda Commissionerate realised how it was not enough for early child care. To ease the pressure on new mothers who double up as women constables and officers, the Saroornagar Police Station in Telangana’s Rachakonda set up a crèche for the tiny tots of women cops. ..

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Karnataka to build a memorial of ‘Mother Cauvery’

In order to boost the existing tourism sector of Karnataka, Congress-JD(S) government has decided to build a mega memorial of Mother Cauvery...

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Telangana Polls: Congress files complaint against KTR

Taking serious objections to Telangana Minister K. T. Rama Rao’s recent meeting with IT Secretary, Congress party on Wednesday asked EC for a stern action against the TRS leader...

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AAI approves proposal for construction of third terminal of Sardar Patel airport

Rs 1,300 crore proposal for 80,000 square metres third terminal of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport has ben approved by Airport Authority of India(AAI). It will come up next to the present domestic terminal - 1. According to Airport Director, the foundation stone for new terminal will be laid early next year. The number of domestic passengers travelling to and from this airport is doubling every three years which has necessitated expansion of airport infrastructure...

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Maharashtra Backward Class Commission submits reports on Maratha Reservation

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said that within15 days, the state government will present the legal framework for Maratha reservation...

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Court summons Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, AP govt over financial irregularities

Responding to the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, the Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday directed Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) to submit a detailed report of the financial affairs of the top religious body...

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EC to webcast poll proceedings at 14 thousand polling booths during assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) OP Rawat has said that proceedings at 14,000 polling booths during assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be webcast...

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Telangana Polls: K Chandrashekhar Rao files nomination from Gajwel segment

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) National President and Caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao today filed his nomination paper from Gajwel assembly segment of Medak district. ..

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Fulfilling dreams of enabling houses, Maharashtra nods to allot grazing plots for PMAY

Moving a step forward in accomplishing the promise made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of providing houses for all by 2022, the Maharashtra cabinet gave its approval to allot grazing land and plots belonging to local self-governing bodies for construction of affordable housing under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)...

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Maratha quota row: All eyes on Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission report

The fate of Maratha community has been locked as the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission is all set to submit its fact-finding report on the much-awaited Maratha reservation...

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Tipu Jayanthi: Case filed against Karnataka scribe; BJP slams Congress-JD(S) coalition

Karnataka police on Monday booked journalist Santhosh Thammaiah for his alleged remarks on Tipu Sultan. He was arrested from his residence in Tumakuru and later released on a bail...

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Chhattisgarh: 6 persons including 5 security personnel injured in IED blast in Bijapur district of Bastar division

In Chhattisgarh, six persons, including 5 security personnel, were injured in an IED blast in Bijapur district of Bastar division this morning. The injured include four BSF Jawans and one Jawan of District Reserve Guard- DRG...

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Sabarimala row: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan calls for all-party meeting

In a bid to pacify the ongoing Sabarimala Temple row, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has invited the members of political parties to discuss the contentious issue. On November 15, the Chief Minister will preside over the proposed all-party meeting...

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Superstar Rajini endorses Modi; says he is strongest

Endorsing the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday mocked the ongoing attempt of political alignment by regional Satraps ahead of the 2019 general election...

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Goa lays foundation stone for All India Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy

Goa will get All India Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy at Dhargal as. MoS for Ayush Shripad Naik laid foundation stone for it today. Speaking on the occasion, Minister Naik said, the project will be a medical hub and attract tourists from across the world. He said, the institute will boost tourism in Goa by offering various short-term courses on yoga and naturopathy...

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Odisha grooves promoting Hockey World Cup, attracts industrialists by signing MoUs bolstering sports

India’s seven leading industrialists signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Odisha to help promote the sports culture in the state. The move effectively means the industry captains will sponsor respective sporting disciplines...

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Goa puts board of ‘No import of fish’ for 6 months

The Goa government has announced a ban on import of fish into the state for six months. The move comes against the backdrop of a scare in the coastal state that formalin, a potential cancer-causing chemical, was being used to preserved fish...

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Large voter turnout in C'garh’s Maoists infested areas speaks for development

Ignoring the threats of Maoists ultras the people of Bastar and Datewada – the most vulnerable districts of Chhattisgarh voted for development on Monday...

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Intel to establish technology development unit in Hyderabad

International tech-player Intel is coming up with a technology development center in the tech-city Hyderabad. A delegation led by Nivruti Roy, country head of Intel last week called of Telangana TI Minister KT Rama Rao and discussed the proposed venture...

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Connecting chords via waterways: PM Modi dedicates Multimodal Terminal to the nation; inaugurates major road projects

Monday was noted in the history of Indian progress as only words of bright future and development were noted. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Varanasi on Monday and dedicated, inaugurated or laid the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs. 2400 crore...

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Fantastic! Ex-minister on run, nobody knows where she is: SC raps Bihar on Manju Verma being untraceable

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) to appear before it on November 27 and explain why former cabinet minister Manju Verma, accused in Arms Act case, has not been traced...

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PM Modi lays foundation stone for highway projects in Varanasi

PM Modi lays foundation stone for highway projects in Varanasi..

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Giving a tint of awareness, Assam makes usable toilet and two child norm mandatory for aspiring panchayat poll candidates

With Assembly polls going underway in Chhattisgarh and headed to conducting in several other states as well, the state of Assam has come with a unique condition for the upcoming panchayat polls. The Assam State Election Commission (SEC) has made usable toilet and a two-child norm mandatory for all aspiring candidates of the upcoming panchayat polls...

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Entering new league, Mumbai locals embrace new territory with Nerul-Belapur-Kharkopar railway corridor

Incorporating new arenas creating closeness, the inauguration of the Nerul-Belapur-Kharkopar corridor on Sunday along the 465-km Mumbai suburban railway network entered a new region in Raigad district...

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Gujarat to launch online Non-Agriculture' process; to buy groundnut at Rs.1,000/maund MSP

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday announced that Gujarat Government will launch the online 'Non-Agriculture' (NA) Process and various related schemes at the Collectorate from today (Labh Pancham Day)...

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Polling underway in Chhattisgarh amid tight security

Polling is underway for the first phase of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh. Voting is taking place in 18 constituencies spread over 8 districts of the state. Elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections...

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Education pays off well in Bihar! State govt decides to pay Rs 25,000 to girl graduates

The Bihar Government recently approved a scheme that will award a sum of Rs. 25,000 to every girl who completes her graduation. The scheme will be applicable to all girls who will be a graduate from 2018 onwards. ..

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PM lambastes Congress for praising Maoists as ‘Revolutiuonaries’

Launching a heavy attack on the Congress party for praising the Maoists as ‘revolutionaries’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly condemned the brutal killing of a DD cameraman Ahcyutanand Sahu by the Naxalites in Chhattisgarh...

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Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh takes five lives including CISF personnel

Five persons including security personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh's Bastar region on Thursday. Two other personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force- CISF were injured in the incident...

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Gujarat to introduce new digital platform for Agriculture land

Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat government has decided to launch a digital platform for the conversion of agriculture land to Non-Agriculture (NA)...

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Mahakutami or Prajakutami –Will Telangana people vote for the political gimmick?

The sole aim or intent of multiparty coalition pre-poll alliance in Telangana - Mahakutami (grand alliance) as per the Congress Party, Prajakutami (Peoples Alliance) as per Telangana Jana Samiti (TJS) and derisively labeled as Mayakutami (Illusion Alliance) – is to defeat the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) at the polls scheduled on 11 December 2018...

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Karnataka By-polls: with 4 out of 5 seats, Congress-JD(S) steals the show; BJP loses Bellary

Congress-JD(S) coalition today swept the prestigious Karnataka By-polls and bagged 4 out of 5 seats...

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Polavaram radial gates to be installed on Dec 17

On December 17, the Andhra Pradesh government will install the 48 gigantic radial gates for the multipurpose national irrigation project Polavaram...

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Guwahati gets wings of connectivity to seven South-East Asian countries with UDAN scheme going international!

Connecting distance, UDAN scheme has given wings by playing a significant role in fanning India’s double digit traffic growth. And now it is ready to help the "Aam Nagrik" dream about international flights, too. The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has cleared an international air connectivity scheme that will connect Guwahati airport with seven neighbouring countries...

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Delhi's time to smile! Air pollution gets a slight downfall with strict laws

With the launch of Clean Air Campaign in the start of this month, around 80 lakh rupees penalty was imposed on violators in the last two days by teams deployed to monitor implementation of measures to combat pollution in Delhi-NCR...

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Security forces gunned down five Maoists near Andhra-Odisha border

With another successful encounter, five Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with security personnel near Odisha’s Malkangiri district...

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Karnataka govt firm on Tipu Jayanti; BJP opposes

Karnataka Dy Chief Minister G Parameshwara today clarified that the state government will ensure the hassle-free roll-out of the Tipu Jayanti which is scheduled on November 10. ..

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2nd edition of Social Media Summit and Awards on November 9

The state capital of Andhra Pradesh is all set to witness the second edition of Social Media Summit and Awards. The two-day event will begin from November 9...

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Situation goes haywire! Bihar govt dismisses 175 constables for protesting colleague’s death in Patna

aking cognizance of the violent rampage that took place in Patna on Sunday, the Bihar government has dismissed 175 police constables and suspended 23 police officials after the death of a female colleague, who was reportedly denied leave despite being ill...

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Gear up to reinvent Tamil Nadu from 'unprecedented dark age': Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan has urged party workers and fans to get rid of unnecessary rituals practiced by the existing political establishments...

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Naidu once again betrayed NTR: Lakshmi Parvathi

Days after TDP President Nara Chandrababu Naidu’s political agreement with Congress, YSR Congress leader and the widow of TDP founder N T Rama Rao Lakshmi Parvathi slammed Naidu for compromising with NTR’s principles...

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Madhya Pradesh: Photo identity cards provided to almost all electorates

The Election Commission has provided photo identity cards to almost all electorates to cast their vote on polling day on the 28th of this month. In addition to this, it has also been ensured that this time photo-based voter slips are distributed at the voters' door step. AIR correspondent reports that voters are required to present the photo-based voter identity card and voter slip at the time of voting...

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Kerala: Tight security in Sabarimala as Lord Ayyappa temple opens for puja

In Kerala, as the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala opens for a special puja today, a thick security cover has been put in place in the temple town. The shrine will open for devotees at 5 pm today and will close at 10 pm on November 6. Over 3,000 police personnel, including a 20-member commando team and 100 women, have been deployed to ensure smooth conduct of the puja and security of the devotees...

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Shahzadi Syed, young ABVP worker to contest against Akbaruddin Owaisi in Telangana

A young, energetic and enthusiastic Muslim activist of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Shahzadi Syed will challenge Akbaruddin Owaisi, brother of firebrand AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi in the ensuing assembly elections to Telangana state. She will be contesting as official BJP candidate...

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Gujarat: Nearly 4000 farmers register online for sale of groundnut under MSP scheme in just two hours on day one

Gujarat Agriculture minister R C Faldu rejected the reports that farmers were angry at the groundnut procurement under MSP scheme and said that the state government after a detailed study found that the price given under MSP scheme was better than any other yojanas on Thursday...

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath visits statue of Unity

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today took a tour of the newly inaugurated statue of Unity memorial. He was accompanied by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani...

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Notification for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections issued

The notifications for the Assembly elections to all constituencies of Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram have been issued today. In Madhya Pradesh, nominations for assembly elections started today with the issuance of notification by Election Commission...

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Statue of Unity Telugu plate row manufactured by TDP: D Purandeswari

Refuting TDP’s allegations on Statue of Unity multilingual plate, senior BJP leader Daggubati Purandeswari said that sharing of morphed images on social media platforms underlines the malicious hate campaign against BJP...

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Big B Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth invited for Nagpur’s Khasdar Mahotsav

Nagpurkars are all set to witness the grand celebration of ‘Khasdar Mahotsav’ where Big B Amitabh Bachchan and Superstar Rajinikanth will share the stage...

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Madras HC implies stay on online sale of medicines till Nov 9

The Madras High Court on Wednesday granted an interim injunction of restraining online sale of medicines till November 9. The Chennai-based Tamil Nadu Chemists & Druggists Association had filed a plea seeking directions for online websites selling medicines. In its claim, the association cited that there is high level of risk for patients whose medicines are ordered online...

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hails Karthiyani Amma

Lauding the spirit of Karthiyani Amma who scored 98/100 marks in the state government’s Literacy Mission, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today greeted Karthiyani Amma and handed over the certificate of excellence...

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Maharashtra CM appeals for celebrating pollution-free, environ-friendly Diwali

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis on Thursday appealed to the citizens and children in the state to celebrate pollution-free and environment-friendly Diwali this year. He was speaking as chief guest at the ‘Pollution-free Diwali Sankalp Abhiyan’ program today...

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Vizag gets Walmart India’s sustainable store

Marking the festive season of Diwali, international retail giant Walmart on Wednesday opened its first B2B cash and carry store in the port city Visakhapatnam. Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh graced the inaugural ceremony...

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Mulayam Singh’s bahu Aparna Yadav pitches for Ram Mandir

Aparna Yadav, daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party veteran Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Ram Mandir to be built in Ayodhya...

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Madhya Pradesh celebrates its 63rd Foundation Day today

Madhya Pradesh is celebrating its 63rd Foundation Day with traditional pride and grandeur today. Due to assembly elections, the two-day celebrations will be a low key event this year. Madhya Pradesh was founded on this day in 1956 and now is the second largest Indian state in size with an area of 3 Lakh 8 thousand sq. km. The foundation day will be celebrated in all the districts of the state...

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Karnataka by-poll: Huge setback for BJP as Ramanagara candidate L Chandrashekhar re-joins Congress

Ahead of the crucial Karnataka by-elections, principal opposition party BJP has received a massive jolt in the form of Ramanagara assembly candidate L Chandrashekhar...

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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar chairs cabinet meeting at his house

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar held a cabinet meeting at his residence in Taleigao near Panaji on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by cabinet ministers including PWD minister Sudin Dhavlikar; town and country planning Minister Vijai Sardesai; and panchayat minister Mauvin Godinho...

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No plans to privatize profit-making firms: Union Min Nitin Gadkari

Union Shipping and Surface transport Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday clarified that the central government is not going to privatize the profit-making firms...

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Transforming Socio-cultural ethos of the North Eastern Region: Balancing the regional imbalance in the first tenure of the Modi governance.

In his speech, on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti function of the Sangh in 1951, Shri Golwalkar Guruji had warned the people and the government that it was necessary to pay special attention to the North East Region where a lot of anti-national activities were reported. Several decades later since the early 18th century in the north east region, Christian missionaries were preoccupied with social-cultural activities which led to the proselytization of the tribes in the region who were the original ..

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Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh calls a high-level meeting to take stock of the situation

In Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh convened a high-level meeting today at Raipur to take stock of the situation in the wake of Tuesday’s Maoist attack in Dantewada district...

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Despite Centre’s obstruction, options open for Kadapa Integrated Steel Plant: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu on Tuesday announced that the state government will take all possible steps for the proposed Integrated Steel Plant in Kadapa district...

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Aiming for Clean Air Week, Delhi adheres SC order on having eco-friendly firecrackers for Diwali

With the aim to constrict the declining the air quality in Delhi, the Delhi government and the four major NCR cities have decided to kick start a clean air week commencing from November 1. Controlling air pollution, there are 52 teams that will ensure compliance and safety and take quick action...

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Anupam Kher steps down as FTII chairman

Acclaimed film artist Anupam Kher today stepped down from the post of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman...

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# MeToo: Nadigar Sangam to set up Internal Complaints Committee

Nadigar Sangam, the apex Tamil film body has decided to constitute Internal Complaints Committee to look into the matter of #MeToo accounts...

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Giving a major impetus to ‘Make in India’ initiative, India all set to get its largest dry dock in Cochin

Giving a major impetus to ‘Make in India’ initiative under Sagarmala, India gets its largest dry dock at the Cochin Shipyard. Kerala’s Cochin Shipyard will be equipped to make vessels to provide impetus to the government’s Make in India scheme...

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Jharkhand sends 800 senior citizens for pilgrimage

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Monday flagged off a train carrying 800 elderly people on pilgrimage to Puri as part of a state government scheme. The Jharkhand government introduced the Mukhya Mantri Tirth Darshan Yojana in 2016 and over 5000 pilgrims have availed the scheme till now, an official release said...

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DD News cameraman, cops killed in C’garh Naxal attack

A DD News cameraman and two policemen were killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Tuesday. The Maoist-affected Bastar region of the state will be going to polls on November 12 in the first phase of the assembly elections...

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Sabarimala row: Don’t use Lord Ayappa for media attention: Union minister K J Alphons

Taking a pot-shot at women activist seeking entry into Sabarimala temple, Union minister K J Alphons said that organized attempts are being made against the holy shrine...

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Aiming high on hygiene and cleanliness, Namami Gange embraces 12 projects worth Rs 929 Cr

Reclining the aim of sanitizing the surrounding clean, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 12 projects worth Rs. 929 crore. With these approvals, all projects related to sewage management in high pollution load towns along river Ganga have been sanctioned...

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Congress backed alliance will ruin Telangana: KT Rama Rao, TRS

Exuding confidence in the leadership of Telangana Rashtra Samithi Chief and Caretaker Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, firebrand leader and IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao said that pink army will sweep the upcoming assembly polls. ..

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Enhancing oceanic serenity, Suresh Prabhu urges Maharashtra to develop marine tourism in Sindhudurg

Marine leisure sector being the fastest growing segment of the travel industry and growth of cruise ship industry, the Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has urged the Tourism Ministry and the Maharashtra government to consider a proposal for the development of scuba diving and aquarium in Sindhudurg to promote marine tourism. ..

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Address Relief and Rehabilitation grievances for smooth roll-out: Chandra Babu to Polavaram officials

Expressing satisfaction over the progress of the national irrigation project Polavaram, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu said that, Polavaram the life-line of Andhra will soon be a reality. ..

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Karnataka Women's Commission summons actor Arjun Sarja over Sruthi Hariharan’s #Metoo account

Taking a serious note of actress Sruthi Hariharan’s shocking #Metoo account on veteran actor Arjun Sarja, Karnataka State Women's Commission has summoned Sarja over the alleged charges of sexual assault...

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EC enables pick-up and drop facility for the differently-abled voters in Karnataka bypolls

Adding another feather in the election caps, for the first time in the country, a pick-up and drop facility for the differently-abled voters would be made available by the Election Commission to enable them exercise their franchise without difficulty during the November 3 bypolls in Karnataka...

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Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand ink agreement on new bus routes

Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand today made history by signing an agreement for plying of buses, which was pending for the past four decades. In the presence of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat along with the transport ministers of both the states, the agreement was signed here which will enable UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) buses to ply in additional 39,000 kms in 216 routes with making 2646 trips daily...

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Use Digital platform for Grievance Redressal: SC to Central Pollution Control Board

In order to address the environment related issues faced by citizens, the Supreme Court today directed Central Pollution Control Board to set up a social media enabled digital platform...

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Makkal Needhi Maiam may contest upcoming TN assembly by-polls: Kamal Haasan

It seems that Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan has changed his mind and decided to revisit party's move on forthcoming Tamil Nadu assembly by-elections...

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No Surprise if Chandrababu Naidu teams up with Congress: Ram Madhav

Taking a dig at Chief Minister Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu’s recent political deliberations with regional forces, BJP National general secretary Ram Madhav said that Naidu’s desperate efforts will not change the fate of the Congress party...

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Developing an arena for promoting regional cinema, Haryana all set to develop a film city in Gurgaon

Encompassing a scenic beauty and attracting more visitors, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday launched the state’s first film policy in Gurgaon, looking to develop Haryanvi cinema and talent, and making the state a favoured destination for filmmakers from other industries...

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Ensuring proper care of girl child, Tamil Nadu creates record by opening 16 lakh postal saving accounts

With initiating saving schemes for girls, the state of Tamil Nadu tops in mobilisation of deposits for “Selva MagalSemippu Thittam” (Sukanya Samriddi Scheme) across the country with 16 lakh postal saving accounts. ..

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Maharashtra pitches for fair elections offering ‘no political tickets’ to candidates with ‘criminal background’

Expressing the view that the State Election Commissions play significant role in conducting elections to local state governments, Maharashtra Governor CH. Vidyasagar Rao highlighted the strengthening of democracy at grassroots level. The governor claimed that the state government has called for a broad consensus among all political parties on not offering political tickets to candidates with criminal background. ..

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Don’t Politicize water crisis: Maha Minister Chandrakant Patil

Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil on Thursday asked opposition leader to refrain from politicizing sensitive issues like drought. Addressing the press conference here, the senior BJP leader said that incumbent state government is judiciously handling the water crisis...

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PM Modi chords Krishi Kumbha 2018 in Lucknow via video conferencing; reiterates commitment to double farmers' income by 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today addressed the Krishi Kumbh in Lucknow, via video conference where he expressed confidence that this gathering of farmers would pave the way for new technology to be imbibed and better opportunities to be created in the agriculture sector...

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Maharashtra announces ‘drought’ in 180 talukas chalking out eight schemes to provide relief in affected areas

The Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis declared drought situation in 180 talukas of the state. The list includes regions like Marathwada, Vidarbha and Northern Maharashtra. The state cabinet has also announced eight schemes to provide relief in the affected areas. ..

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Centre behind Jagan Mohan’s Vizag drama: Chandra Babu Naidu

Dubbing Vizag airport incidence as politically motivated and scripted stuff, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu on Thursday accused BJP of instigating unrest in the coastal state...

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EC instructs special checking of passengers arriving by personal plane & helicopter at airports in Madhya Pradesh

The election commission has said that special checking of passengers arriving by personal plane and helicopter should be done at airports in Madhya Pradesh. The commission has also instructed that the baggage of passengers arriving by commercial flights and personal planes should also be checked...

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Case filed against Tamil Nadu BJP Chief Tamilisai Soundararajan for threatening Co-passenger

A case has been resisted against Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, state in-charge of BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit for allegedly threatening Co-passenger Lois Sophia...

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Surat diamond trader to gift 600 cars to his employees as Diwali bonus

It is going to be a happy and prosperous Diwali for 600 people in the employ of a diamond merchant in Surat, as each of them is set to receive a car as their annual festive bonus. The generosity comes from diamond trader and owner of Hari Krishna Exports, Savji Dholakia, who believes that big rewards would push his employees to perform better...

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