Telangana deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali cause a stir on Sunday after remarking that the historic "Charminar" would be razed if it became dilapidated. Ali made the remarks while defending his government's decision to rebuild the 90-year-old Osmania General Hospital (OGH) in Hyderabad.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the wake of Cyclone Komen. The chief minister also called in the army for rescue operations in worst flood-hit areas, as heavy rain continued to lash the state.
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Sunday night opened unprovoked firing on several forward posts in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.
A senior student and a warden of Sant Asaram Public School in Agra allegedly beat up a junior student and then threw two of his relatives from the third floor of the hostel building when they tried to intervene. The duo was seriously injured and admitted to the hospital.
At least 104 people were killed and more than a million evacuated as heavy rainfall lashed across several Indian states through the weekend after cyclone Komen created a depression over Bangladesh.
In a last-ditch effort to save the monsoon session from complete washout and push its reforms agenda, including the GST bill, the government has called a meeting of 15 parties on Monday.
The findings of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) study commissioned by the National Investigation Agency are at variance with estimates by the Intelligence Bureau pegging fake currency infusion per annum at Rs 2,500 crore.
From across India’s long and hazy Himalayan border up north, Chinese radio ripples into Indian homes with a mixed fare of multi-lingual programmes, including news, commentary and even Mandarin tutorials. It’s an airwave ‘incursion’ India is fending off with a sweeping border expansion of the state broadcaster, All-India Radio.
Internet service providers (ISPs) in the country have been asked to block more than 800 pornographic websites, communications ministry sources said Sunday.
Given that rooftop solar units run for no less than 25 years, they look more appealing than ever, thanks to a sharp fall in the price of equipment. Earlier, it would take seven to eight years for a business establishment and nine to 10 years for a residential unit to recover the cost of rooftop solar.
Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, who was recently snubbed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on Sunday said he had “never disclosed private matters” on or off-record as he felt doing so would be “indecent”.
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The home ministry is likely to turn down a foreign ministry demand to let officials and ministers take home most of the expensive gifts they receive on foreign trips.
Goa Police Crime Branch decoded several messages related to bribe demands by the head of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) water project in the state during the Louis Berger bribery case probe.
Heavy rains triggered by Cyclone Komen have wreaked havoc in Manipur, West Bengal and Odisha, killing at least 70 people in the flooded states along with damage to property and infrastructure.