Cow protection for BJP means killing of minority people: Congress

The Congress on Saturday targeted the BJP on cow protection and said for the ruling party it means "killing of minority people".

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for Kalinga Utkal Express accident victims

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced Rs five lakh ex-gratia relief to the next of the kin of Odia passengers killed in the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailment in Uttar Pradesh

Blue Whale effect? CBSE issues guidelines to schools for safe internet usage

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a circular to all schools asking them to install effective firewalls, filtering and monitoring software mechanisms in all the computers and regularly review filtering and blocking policies and procedures.

Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar : Death toll rises to 23, 400 injured

More than 20 people were killed and around 40 injured as 14 of the 23 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar on Saturday.

Mob lynched a woman in Jharkhand on suspicion indulging in braid chopping

 A mob in Jharkhand allegedly lynched a woman on Saturday on suspicion of her involvement in chopping off a local girl’s braid, the second such death this month because of a mass hysteria that has gripped north India.

Irked over influx of viewers family hangs chopped braid on pole

Irked over the influx of visitors at her home, the family members of an alleged ''victim'' of 'braid cutting' hanged her ''chopped braid'' on a pole outside their house for public viewing in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district, about 200 kilometres from here.

Bihar flood: Over 150 dead, 1 crore people affected

The toll in Bihar floods rose to 153 on Friday while the number of those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the one-crore mark. Araria district accounted for 30 deaths, West Champaran 23, Sitamarhi 13, Madhubani 8 and Katihar 7. At least 11 each have died in Kisanganj, East Champaran and Supual and 9 each in Purnea and Madhepura.

Government on right track in J&K: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre was handling the Jammu and Kashmir situation seriously and was on the right track since its actions had shown "very good results".

Return extra charged fees or we will take over, Kejriwal warns schools

Coming down heavily on 449 private schools here for not refunding extra fees taken from students, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday threatened to take over them if they don't comply with court orders or refunding money.

Neither abuses, nor bullets; change will come by embracing Kashmiris: PM

In a major policy statement on Kashmir during his fourth Independence Day Address from the ramparts of Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday declared that problem of Kashmir can’t be addressed by bullets (goli) or abuses (gaali) but the change will come by embracing all Kashmiris. He described the separatists as ‘handful’ and charged them with creating problem in Kashmir.

Harsimrat feels insecure following Badungar’s support to Ansari's view point minorities feel insecure

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has snubbed top Sikh body SGPC's chief Kirpal Singh Badungar for endorsing former vice-president Hamid Ansari's remark that there was a sense of insecurity among minorities.

PM Modi wants ‘Swachh Bharat’, we want ‘Sach Bharat’: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the government for not being able to keep its promises and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to create a “Swachh Bharat” (Clean India) but people wanted a “Sach Bharat” (True India).

Trinamool Congress sweeps Bengal civic polls,BJP distance runner up

Virtually bulldozing all opposition, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress swept all the seven civic bodies. The BJP emerged as the main but distant opposition by displacing the Left Front in the vote count on Thursday.

PM Modi dividing the country: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "dividing" the country by allowing the BJP cadres to "beat up Dalits and kill minorities".

Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today launched the Karnataka government's subsidised food canteens 'Indira Canteen' here that would provide breakfast at Rs five and lunch and dinner at a cost of Rs 10. Apparently taking the cue from the popular 'Amma canteens' in Tamil Nadu, introduced by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, the Siddaramaiah government had announced setting up of the canteens in the state budget for 2017-2018.