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Thiruvananthapuram: Union Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said on Tuesday that the Taj Mahal was "India's pride" and core of tourism circuit, after a BJP MLA questioned the monument's place in the country's heritage. "Taj Mahal is India's pride. There is no doubt, we hold pride in Taj Mahal,"More
Published 17-Oct-2017 22:33 IST
Noida (UP): Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar on Tuesday embarked on a tour, a day after they walked out of Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad after four years behind bars. The couple left Nupur Talwar's parents' flat in Noida in a car on Tuesday morning. They refused to talk to a posse of mediapersonsMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 22:12 IST
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday taunted the BJP with comments on the controversy surrounding Amit Shah's son Jay alleging "state legal help" in his legal battle with a news portal. "State legal help for Shah-Zada! Why this, why this Kolaveri Da?" Gandhi said in a tweetMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 22:12 IST
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Published 17-Oct-2017 21:59 IST
Kolkata: In a bid to increase passenger services in northeast India, the Northeast Frontier Railway added 56 new coaches in 28 mail express trains in the current financial year, expanding the number of berths by 36 per cent, an official said on Tuesday. "During April to October, 2017 as many as 56More
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:51 IST
Mumbai:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday advised commercial banks to "immediately" pay interest due on the Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS), 2015.
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:48 IST
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday said the BJP's allegations against Robert Vadra were a "politically motivated" effort by the ruling party to divert public attention from the serious allegations against its party President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah. "This is a politically motivated effort by theMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:27 IST
Ferozepur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the newly constructed viewers' gallery at the Indo-Pakistan Joint Check Post at Hussaniwala here. The new gallery will be able to accommodate over 5,000 visitors. Built at the cost of Rs 16.39 crore, the foundation stone of thisMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:11 IST
Agartala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah will campaign for the party, which aspires to capture power in Tripura in the assembly elections scheduled for February next year.
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:04 IST
New Delhi: A pre-poll alliance with the Congress is ruled out, says Kerala Chief Minister and CPI-M leader Pinarayi Vijayan, who appears not to completely rule out a tactical tie-up with it after the 2019 general elections to check the BJP. The Marxist leader also favours his party taking theMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:05 IST
Jaipur: More than 250 policemen, some of whom had to give the guard of honour to Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to Jodhpur on Monday, went on a day's mass leave over rumours that their pay scale would be reduced. Singh was on a brief visit to Jodhpur to inaugurate a regional trainingMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:13 IST
Agartala: In view of the large scale Rohingya influx into Bangladesh, security along the India-Bangladesh borders has been further tightened to prevent any such infiltration into the northeastern region. "We have further alerted our troopers posted along the borders with Bangladesh. BSF personnelMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 19:43 IST
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday took strong exception to the delay in the progress of the first phase of river Yamuna cleaning project and asked the Delhi chief secretary to explain why action should not be taken against him and others for it.
Published 17-Oct-2017 19:35 IST
Chennai: Comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a strict principal, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the Indian economy was going through a lean patch, similar to a college which experiences a dip in results because cheating in examinations has been stopped. Defending the NarendraMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 19:35 IST
Bengaluru: After the BJP's attack, the Congress on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should get "any investigation" done into any allegations against Robert Vadra, son-in-law of party chief Sonia Gandhi, to find out if there was any "wrong doing". Congress spokesman Randeep Singh SurjewalaMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 19:16 IST
New Delhi:The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rejected a plea against the ban on sale of firecrackers in the capital, saying the Supreme Court's order banning the sale till October 31 was the "law of the land".
Published 17-Oct-2017 19:26 IST
New Delhi: A city court has sought an action taken report (ATR) from the Delhi Police on a complaint about the online sale of ashtrays portraying a naked woman by three e-commerce majors. The complaint was filed against online shopping portals Amazon India, Ebay and Shopclues and their ManagingMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 19:11 IST
New Delhi: A PIL seeking direction to treat the national song 'Vande Mataram', authored by poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, at par with the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' was on Tuesday dismissed by the Delhi High Court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar saidMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 18:59 IST
Hyderabad: The National Commission for Women (NCW) is looking into alleged marriages of minor girls in Hyderabad to senior citizens from West Asia and other countries. Telangana women's commission chairperson Tripurana Venkata Ratnam on Tuesday said the NCW had formed a formal inquiry committee forMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 18:49 IST
New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an official statement said on Tuesday. The two-day visit, starting on Wednesday, will be her maiden visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Command as Defence Minister.
Published 17-Oct-2017 18:43 IST

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