World: India

Simultaneous polls not possible without legal framework, says Chief Election Commissioner amid BJP push

Tuesday  15:35,   14 august 2018
indianexpress

Simultaneous polls not possible without legal framework, says Chief Election Commissioner amid BJP pushVirtually ruling out holding simultaneous polls in the near future, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat Tuesday said the parallel polls are not[...]
World / India

Government may go for simultaneous elections in 11 states

Tuesday  14:40,   14 august 2018
indiatoday.in

Government may go for simultaneous elections in 11 statesThe Narendra Modi government and the Election Commission of India (ECI) may be facing constitutional challenges in holding simultaneous polls, but the BJP sources say that the Centre is[...]

Man who tried to attack Umar Khalid caught on CCTV

Tuesday  11:25,   14 august 2018
indiatoday.in

Man who tried to attack Umar Khalid caught on CCTVThe CCTV camera was installed near Vitthal Bhai Patel House on Sansad[...]

Trump joked he could play matchmaker for India’s prime minister, report says

Tuesday  09:55,   14 august 2018
washingtonpost

Trump joked he could play matchmaker for India’s prime minister, report saysTrump also displayed a lack of familiarity with South Asia, according to the[...]

IMD predicts heavy rain in Karnataka, Kerala, TN, Himachal over next 48 hours

Tuesday  08:45,   14 august 2018
hindustantimes

IMD predicts heavy rain in Karnataka, Kerala, TN, Himachal over next 48 hoursTrack weather updates in Kerala | Weather[...]

Amit Shah pitches for one nation, one election in letter to law commission

Tuesday  08:30,   14 august 2018
hindustantimes

Amit Shah pitches for one nation, one election in letter to law commissionBJP president Amit Shah on Monday wrote to the law commission, pitching various benefits of holding simultaneous elections in the[...]

‘I ran for my life’: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in Delhi, escapes unhurt

Monday  20:40,   13 august 2018
hindustantimes

‘I ran for my life’: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in Delhi, escapes unhurtThe incident took place outside the Constitution Club, located in the high-security area near the parliament and several government offices, where he had come for an event[...]

Arvind Kejriwal Named As Accused In Delhi Chief Secretary Assault Case

Monday  17:28,   13 august 2018
ndtv

Arvind Kejriwal Named As Accused In Delhi Chief Secretary Assault CaseSources said the chargesheet, filed by the Delhi Police today, also names 11 other[...]

Pune most livable city, New Delhi ranks 65 in govt’s Ease of Living Index

Monday  16:01,   13 august 2018
indianexpress

Pune most livable city, New Delhi ranks 65 in govt’s Ease of Living IndexThree cities of Maharashtra – Pune, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai – are the most livable places in the country, according to the ranking of 111 cities on the Ease of Living[...]

MK Alagiri, Expelled From DMK, Claims Support of Karunanidhi's Loyalists

Monday  13:10,   13 august 2018
ndtv

MK Alagiri, Expelled From DMK, Claims Support of Karunanidhi's LoyalistsThe chosen political heir of his father, MK Stalin has been managing the party for more than a year as his 94-year-old father faded out of public life due to failing health. [...]

Umar Khalid attacked: Unidentified man opens fire at JNU student leader

Monday  13:01,   13 august 2018
indianexpress

Umar Khalid attacked: Unidentified man opens fire at JNU student leaderThe student had arrived at the club to attend an event titled “Khauff Se Azaadi” organised by an organisation named “United Against[...]

Rapes, beatings, situation of terror: Tiss report documents Bihar shelter horror

Monday  11:00,   13 august 2018
indiatoday.in

Rapes, beatings, situation of terror: Tiss report documents Bihar shelter horrorSexual violence used as a form of punishment. Staff members hitting girls' private parts. Wards essentially becoming[...]

Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh close highways, hundreds stranded

Monday  10:36,   13 august 2018
hindustantimes

Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh close highways, hundreds strandedThe Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 has been closed for vehicles near Mandi town, an official said. Likewise, the Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway-5 was hampered near Jabli[...]

Somnath Chatterjee, Former Lok Sabha Speaker, Dies At 89

Monday  09:45,   13 august 2018
ndtv

Somnath Chatterjee, Former Lok Sabha Speaker, Dies At 89Lok Sabha Speaker from 2004 to 2009, Mr Chatterjee was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for 40 years since 1968, represented the party 10 times in parliament, and was[...]

Japanese town named after goddess Lakshmi

Monday  09:45,   13 august 2018
hindustantimes

Japanese town named after goddess Lakshmi "You will be surprised to know that the town near Tokyo has its origin from Lakshmi temple. Kichioji means Lakshmi temple in Japanese," Kitagawa told students and faculty of Dayanand Sagar on their[...]