Madras HC starts hearing plea of 18 disqualified MLAs

The Madras High Court on Thursday started hearing a batch of petitions including those challenging the disqualification of 18 pro-Dhinakaran MLAs by the Tamil Nadu assembly speaker.

Nov 16, 2017 11:33 PM

IAF chief BS Dhanoa says no overpricing in Rafale deal

Pitching it as a great deal, Dhanoa told that it was a “government-to-government contract” and the IAF was getting 36 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) at a greatly “negotiated price”.

Nov 16, 2017 11:21 PM

Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal approves proposal to set up 1,000 mohalla clinics

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has approved a proposal in which the Delhi State Health Mission (DSHM) will manage and set up 1,000 mohalla clinics in the city, the Delhi government on Thursday said.

Nov 16, 2017 11:19 PM

Central govt increases carpet areas of MIG houses under PMAY

The BJP-led Central government on Thursday has approved to enhance the carpet area of housed for the middle income (MIG) category under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U).

Nov 16, 2017 11:06 PM

Padmavati row: Mumbai Police provides special security to Deepika Padukone after nose chop threat

Mumbai Police on Thursday has beefed up the security of actor Deepika Padukone after Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) announced to cut her nose incase she did not ‘refrain from inciting public...

Nov 16, 2017 10:42 PM

UP CM Adityanath on Sri Sri Ravishankar's efforts: Everyone knows where talks would lead to

While talking to reporters, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister said, "The Supreme Court is going to hear the matter on a day- to-day basis from December 5. Everyone knows where the talks would lead......

Nov 16, 2017 10:42 PM

Ryan murder case: Gurugram court defers Ashok Kumar’s bail plea hearing to Nov 20

Sushil Tekriwal, counsel of Pradhuman’s father Barun Chandra, argued for rejecting Kumar’s bail.

Nov 16, 2017 09:50 PM

BJP leader Shiva Kumar, driver shot dead by bike borne assailants in Greater Noida's Bisrakh

In a tragic incident being reported from Greater Noida, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead on Thursday evening. The BJP leader has been identified as Shiv Kumar. He was a headman of...

Nov 16, 2017 09:33 PM

NASA tools predicts cities to flood due to melting Antarctica, Greenland ice sheets; Mumbai, Mangalore sensitive

According to the new study, sea level rise due to melting of glaciers in not uniform across the globe. The study says that 75% of the earth’s freshwater is stored in glaciers, mostly in Greenland...

Nov 16, 2017 09:14 PM

Karnataka: Bengaluru private doctors call off their strike, hunger strike to continue in Belagavi

Around 20000 doctors practicing in 6000 private hospitals in Karnataka’s Bengaluru on strike to protest against the proposed amendments in the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment Bill 2007 from...

Nov 16, 2017 08:47 PM

GST: Cabinet clears setting up of anti-profiteering authority

The approval by the Cabinet paves the way for the immediate establishment of the apex body, which is mandated to ensure that the benefits of GST rate reduction is passed on to consumers.

Nov 16, 2017 08:38 PM

Karnataka: Private doctors protesting medical bill go on indefinite strike in Bengaluru

Over 20,000 doctors of private hospitals, nursing homes and diagnostics centres have gone on indefinite strike in Bengaluru to protest against the proposed amendments in the Karnataka Private Medical...

Nov 16, 2017 08:03 PM