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Day after Faridkot clashes, family agrees to conduct post-mortem of deceased

October 15, 2015 11:44:17 am

Demanding FIR against cops who opened fire on protesting Sikhs at Behbal Kalan on Wednesday, the families of deceased Krishan Singh and Gurjit Singh had refused post mortem and cremation.

This Durga Puja, Delhi pandals offers free wifi, goes green

October 15, 2015 11:27:38 am

The D-Block Durga Puja in the south Delhi locality of CR Park proudly proclaims that it has "continued with tradition of constructing a completely eco-friendly pandal for the last 18 years".

Kalam was a ‘rashtraratna’ before he became a rashtrapati, says PM Modi

October 15, 2015 9:59:19 am

Modi will also be attending the birth anniversary celebrations of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

Supreme Court issues notice to Teesta Setalvad on CBI plea

October 15, 2015 12:55:51 am

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to social activist Teesta Setalvad on a petition by the CBI alleging that an NGO run by her received foreign grants from Ford Foundation which were prohibited under then Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

‘Desecration of holy book’: Protests rock Punjab, Sec 144 in Faridkot

October 15, 2015 12:42:50 am

The Sikh protesters were sitting on a dharna since October 12 when few pages of a torn Guru Granth Sahib were found near a gurdwara.

J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch, one jawan killed

October 15, 2015 12:26:19 am

After about 30 minutes of exchange of fire, Govind Singh sustained a bullet injury. He succumbed while being taken to hospital.

Beef ban: SC says no to hearing plea in Jammu

October 15, 2015 12:04:25 am

Earlier, the apex court had suspended for two months a controversial court order for enforcing a legal bar on the sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir.

Govt to use stabilisation fund to cool pulses price: Jaitley

October 14, 2015 9:16:43 pm

Jaitley said the government has decided to invoke the Rs 500-crore Price Stabilisation Fund that will be used to pay for transportation, handling, milling and processing -- aimed at reducing the cost of imported pulses.

India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge on Brahmaputra to be ready by June 2017

October 14, 2015 6:55:04 pm

India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, the Bogibeel bridge on the Brahmaputra river in upper Assam, will be commissioned in June 2017, an official of the Northeast Frontier Railway said here on Wednesday.

India voices distress over Israel-Palestinian violence

October 14, 2015 5:58:55 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a peaceful resolution of all disputes to which the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded by affirming that his country wanted to co-exist with Arabs but would firmly fight terrorism.

Opposition fumes as Modi asks how is Centre responsible for Dadri lynching

October 14, 2015 4:31:25 pm

"Narendra Modi is suffering from selective amnesia. He has forgotten that he is the Prime Minister of entire country and safety and protecting the life of 125 crore citizens of India is his responsibility," Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in Delhi.

Grand alliance wants banners of PM, Amit Shah removed from Patna airport

October 14, 2015 4:16:20 pm

Leaders from the grand alliance in Bihar today urged the Election Commission to order the removal of banners and posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah from the Patna airport, saying they are "flagrant violation of norms".