UP assembly elections 2017: SP, Congress and RLD may form grand alliance after EC decision

The Election Commission's decision on Monday has likely set the course for the formidable Yadav-Muslim alliance in Uttar Pradesh ahead of assembly elections, starting next month. Now that Akhilesh has...

Jan 17, 2017 07:43 AM

Goa Polls 2017: Election Commission issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal for violation of model code of conduct

The Election Commission on Monday issued a notice of model code violation to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his reported remarks in poll-bound Goa where he had allegedly promoted bribery and...

Jan 17, 2017 12:20 AM

UP assembly elections 2017: Poll bugles to go off with notifications today

The assembly poll process for Uttar Pradesh will start rolling from Tuesday with notification for the first phase of voting on February 11 covering 73 constituencies spread over 15 districts in...

Jan 17, 2017 12:08 AM

Left oriented students in JNU protest against ABVP-organised Kashmir event

Jawaharlal Nehru University on Monday witnessed protests against an ABVP-organised event on Kashmir, which the Left-backed students' union claimed saw the presence of members of organisations...

Jan 16, 2017 11:37 PM

Will clean Punjab of drugs, those responsible for menace would be brought to book: Amarinder Singh

Pointing out that ‘chitta’ (drugs) has killed thousands of young people in Punjab, PCC chief Amarinder Singh on Monday asserted that all those responsible for the menace would be brought to book,...

Jan 16, 2017 11:32 PM

Top News of Jan 16 | US official says wife of Orlando shooter has been arrested for obstruction

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Jan 16, 2017 11:15 PM

IRCTC to launch Northeast's first pilgrim train, inaugural run on February 17

These sites include Gangasagar, Sri Swamy Narayan Temple, Kalighat and Birla Temple in West Bengal as well as Sri Jagannath Temple, Konark Temple and Lingaraj Temple in Odisha.

Jan 16, 2017 10:41 PM

Apex Court questions application of UGC rules in Aligarh Muslim University

The Supreme Court on Monday questioned how a UGC regulation, under which only a teacher with minimum 10 years’ experience can be considered for the post of Vice Chancellor, infringed the minority...

Jan 16, 2017 10:38 PM

Jawan's video: Union Home Ministry gives two more days to BSF to submit report

Official sources said the Home Ministry seems to be unhappy with the interim report given by the BSF on its jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's complaint that poor quality food was being served to the soldiers...

Jan 16, 2017 10:09 PM

Congress congratulates Akhilesh Yadav, hails EC verdict on Cycle symbol

Congress on Monday congratulated Akhilesh Yadav after Election Commission decided to give cycle poll symbol to UP CM-led faction of Samajwadi Party.

Jan 16, 2017 10:02 PM

PM Modi-led panel meets to select CBI chief; Govt mum on outcome

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led three-member met in New Delhi on Monday to decide on the chief of the country's premier probe agency CBI. The post of CBI director is lying vacant for over one month...

Jan 16, 2017 10:01 PM

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party and Cycle symbol, seeks Mulayam's blessings ahead of UP Polls

A day before the notification of polls in Uttar Pradesh on January 17, the Election Commission has decided to give cycle poll symbol to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Jan 16, 2017 09:57 PM