Around 111 passengers on board a Patna-New Delhi Air India Airbus 320 aircraft (AI 408) had a lucky escape when one of its engine allegedly caught fire, forcing the pilot to abort take-off at the eleventh hour in Patna on Wednesday afternoon (at 3.15pm).
Condoling the death of those killed in natural calamity in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday announced financial help of Rs. 25 crore to the neighbouring state.
Six Bihar BJP MLAs are likely to resign in favour of Nitish govt, according to a TV report.The BJP MLAs today accused Nitish Kumar of betraying mandate and walked out of the House boycotting confidence vote moved by him. BJP to sit in Opposition
Around 150 passengers were stuck inside a Jeddah-bound Air India aircraft for at least two hours today evening. Soubhik Mitra reports.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi took a backseat and allowed his men to settle scores with the Planning Commission regarding the panel’s criticism of Gujarat’s development model, Chetan Chauhan reports.
Ayodhya doesn’t reverberate with Jai Shri Ram slogans anymore. There is a growing group of residents from the Hindu and Muslim communities in Ayodhya and adjoining Faizabad who are resolved to restore peace in their lives. Sunita Aron
Pakistani troops on Wednesday violated ceasefire and opened indiscriminate firing along Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch sector after an infiltration bid was foiled by Indian troops.
PM Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will today make an aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas in Uttarkhand where flash floods have claimed over a hundred lives and left thousands of pilgrims for Himalayan shrines stranded.
Gujarati movie producer Phiroz Vaghela was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to throw acid on an actress and kill her if she refused to marry him, the police said.
India has sent across a Bombay High Court assurance to Islamabad to allow its 26/11 judicial commission to cross-examine the four witnesses in the Mumbai attacks case, HT reports.
Some parts of the city, especially those in north and northwest Delhi, faced power cuts on Tuesday due to local faults and as a precautionary measure. But the power demand remained low due to the pleasant weather.
The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) on Tuesday removed encroachments along the 1.5-km stretch between MDI Chowk and Iffco Chowk on Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road.
After DMDK, former UPA ally DMK today approached Congress seeking support for its candidate Kanimozhi as both the Tamil Nadu parties are set to fight for the sixth seat in the June 27 biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from the state.
Fighting and winning Karnataka assembly poll on an average costs just about Rs. 700,000, less than half of the Election Commission-imposed upper limit of Rs. 16 lakh ( Rs. 1.6 million), says an NGO after analyzing the expense statements of recently elected state law makers.
BJP Parliamentary Board appointed former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi as leader of the party in the Legislative Council and Nand Kishore Yadav as the head of the party in the state assembly.