Despite the Republican Party controlling both houses of Congress for the last two years, the Trump administration has failed in its efforts to push through legislation that would reduce legal immigration levels. Now, it is trying to use the regulatory process to bypass Congress and accomplish the same goal. The …read more
The elite National Security Guard, stationed in Jammu and Kashmir for more than six months, have knocked on the doors of the Home Ministry, asking for the clarification on their role in the terror-hit state.
Over the last months, the elite troops have not taken part in any anti-terror operations …read more
The Congress-led UDF today announced that it will continue the protests till the Kerala Police withdrew the prohibitory orders enforced in Sabarimala.
The decision was conveyed by the United Democratic Front (UDF) Convenor Benny Behanan to the media, soon after the Liaison Committee of the leadership met in the city …read more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be invited to Pakistan for the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) summit, Pakistan foreign office spokesperson said today, PTI reported.
India had boycotted the SAARC meeting that was to be held in Pakistan in 2016, citing "cross-border terror attacks". The meeting had to …read more
Eighteen-month-old Hiba Nisar, the infant who was injured with pellet gunfire in Shopian, has been discharged from hospital after surgery on her right eye. The doctors are not sure if her eyesight will be restored completely.
She was playing inside her house in the south Kashmir district when clashes broke …read more
The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned twice on Tuesday over the issue of tabling in the House of the State Backward Class Commission's report recommending quota for the Maratha community.
The Opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have been demanding since last week that the report be tabled in the …read more
Kerala activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Sabarimala temple on October 19 after the Supreme Court allowed entry of women of all ages into the shrine, was arrested by Pathanamthitta police Tuesday on charges of allegedly hurting religious sentiment in a Facebook post.
“A case under section …read more
The rupee recovered by 8 paise to close at 70.79 against the US dollar on Tuesday on increased selling of the greenback by exporters and softening crude oil prices.
Forex traders said the rupee’s rise was supported by dollar-selling by exporters and banks after the Chinese foreign ministry …read more
Veteran singer Mohammad Aziz died in Mumbai’s Nanavati Hosptial on Tuesday. He was 64. The singer has lent his voice to over 2000 songs in Hindi, Bengali and Odia films.
“He was brought dead to the hospital at 3.17 pm. The body has left from Nanavati hospital for …read more
Conservationists have requested the authorities in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to call off the search for the body of an American man, who was killed by the endangered Sentinelese tribe after he trespassed on their island last week.
Allen Chau, 26, was killed by arrows fired by the Sentinelese …read more
Cracks within Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) came to the fore on Monday, with two of its MLAs in Bihar making a surprise appearance in the BJP legislature party meeting in Patna last night.
The BJP leaders remained tight-lipped about the development, but sources within the …read more
Voting for the fourth phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections is underway at over 2,600 polling stations in the state, officials said today.
Polling for the fourth of the nine-phased elections is being held at 2,618 polling stations, including 639 in the Kashmir division and 1 …read more
A 39-year-old man who had gone to meet Arvind Kejriwal as part of a delegation of clerics on Monday was arrested after live bullets were found on him. This is the second security incident involving the Delhi Chief Minister after a chilli powder attack on him last week.
Mohammad Imran …read more
A special National Investigation Agency or NIA court hearing the 2008 Malegaon blast case will start recording the testimonies of witnesses from December 3.
Six people were killed and over 100 injured when an explosive device strapped on a motorcycle went off near a mosque in Malegaon, a town located …read more
A Pune court on Monday granted a 90-day extension to the police for filing a supplementary charge sheet against activists Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferriera, Sudha Bharadwaj and Varavara Rao in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case.
The four, and another activist Gautam Navlakha, accused of having links with Maoists, were arrested …read more
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