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Maharashtra: Two killed, 41 injured and

Aurangabad, May 12 (IBNS): Two persons were killed, at least 41, including policemen injured and more than 100 shops and vehilces were either torched or vandalised during clashes between two communities since late Friday night, forcing authorities to clamp prohibitory orders, media reports said.

12-May-2018
Karnataka polls: 24% voter turnout till

Bengaluru, May 12 (IBNS): Twenty four percent of  the electorate have turned out till 11 am to cast their votes  in the ongoing Karnataka polls being held on Saturday, media reports said.

12-May-2018
Karnataka Assembly Polls: Voting underwa
Bangalore, May 12 (IBNS): Karnataka is voting on Saturday to elect a new Assembly in the southern state.
12-May-2018
West Bengal: TMC leader Arabul Islam arr

Kolkata, May 11 (IBNS): Hours after a supporter of an independent candidate for upcoming panchayat election was shot dead in Bhangar in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police on Friday night arrested local Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Arabul Islam, officials said.

11-May-2018
Assam govt to take stern action against

Guwahati, May 11 (IBNS): Assam government will take stern action against illegal coal  mining activities in the state.

11-May-2018
EC defers polling in Karnataka's RR Naga

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Friday deferred the poll in Rajarajeswari Nagar constituency in Karnataka to May 28.

11-May-2018
Customs seize 200-year-old East India Co

Guwahati, May 11 (IBNS): The Customs sleuths have seized a 200-year-old East India Company's Tracker Telescope in Guwahati.

11-May-2018
Several lakh ghost children names detect

Guwahati, May 11 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s order of streamlining the functioning of Social Welfare Department and deletion of the names of ‘ghost children’ bore fruits as the department after head counts pruned downed the number of beneficiaries to 35 lakh thus giving a relief to the state exchequer to the tune of Rs 150 crore every year. 

11-May-2018
West Bengal: One shot dead in Bhangar cl

Kolkata, May 11 (IBNS): At least one person was killed and another was seriously injured after the followers of Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s local leader Arabul Islam allegedly shot bullets aiming at the supporters of an independent candidate for upcoming panchayat election in Bhangar in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Friday evening, reports said.

11-May-2018
Sumedha, NOPV deployed to undertake join

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): Indian Naval (IN) ship Sumedha, a Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), has been deployed to undertake joint EEZ surveillance of Maldives from May 9 to 17, as part of Indian Navy’s ‘Mission Based Deployments’.

11-May-2018
Sushma Swaraj visits Myanmar, meets top

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): The External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, visited Myanmar on May 10-11.

11-May-2018
Biplab Deb's remark on Rabindranath Tago

Agartala, May 11 (IBNS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has trigered a controversy when he said world poet Rabindranath Tagore had returned his Nobel Prize in protest against the British.

11-May-2018
President Kovind addresses at National

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): President of India Ram Nath Kovind graced and addressed the National Technology Day Celebrations in New Delhi on Friday.

 

11-May-2018
Mamata Banerjee wishes former Bihar CM

Kolkata, May 11 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated former Bihat CM Lalu Prasad Yadav over the marriage of his son  Tej Pratap Yadav.

11-May-2018
Terrorists kill policeman in Kashmir's B

Srinagar, May 11 (IBNS): Heavily armed militants shot dead a policeman after they attacked a picket guarded by Jammu Kashmir Police in Wadwun Soibugh area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday afternoon, police official said.

11-May-2018
Former Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Ro

Mumbai, May 11 (IBNS):  Former chief of Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) Himanshu Roy allegedly committed suicide on Friday by shooting himself at his residence in Mumbai, media reports said.

11-May-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks KP O

Kathmandu, May 11 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked his Nepali counterpart  K.P Sharma Oli for accompanying him to Janaki Mandir.

11-May-2018
Sushma Swaraj meets Myanmar leader Aung

Nay Pyi Taw, May 11 (IBNS): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Myanmar's State Counsellor and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

11-May-2018
Mumbai police officer Himanshu Roy alle

Mumbai, May 11 (IBNS):  Mumbai police officer Himanshu Roy has allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself on Friday, media reports said.

11-May-2018
Lalu Prasad granted six weeks provision

Ranchi, May 11 (IBNS) : The Jharkhand High Court on Friday granted six weeks provisional bail to  RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on medical grounds, media reports said quoting his  counsel Prabhat Kumar.

11-May-2018
Nepal comes first in our neighbourhood f

Janakpur, May 11 (JEN) : Playing on common religion, mythology and belief that the majority people of both countries share, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to come closer to Nepal, the strategic nation he wants to be on his side and away from China, and announced that the Himalayan neighbour comes first in India's "neighbourhood first policy."

11-May-2018
Janakpur and Ayodhya will be connected,

Janakpur, Nepal, May 11 (IBNS) :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Nepal on Friday morning on a two-day trip, visited Janakpur, the birthplace of Sita of the Hindu mythology Ramayana.

11-May-2018
Congress moves Election Commission over

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): The Congress  moved the Election Commission on Friday with a complaint against Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B Sriramulu, who is also a candidate in the May 12 assembly polls, for allegedly negotiating a bribe which has been captured in a video, media reports said.

11-May-2018
Supreme Court collegium likely to take c

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): The Supreme Court collegium or a group of five most senior-judges will meet at 1 pm on Friday to take a call on Justice KM Joseph's elevation, which was earlier rejected by the central government, media reports said.

11-May-2018
Narendra Modi congratulates Mahathir Moh

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated 92-year old Mahathir Mohamad, who was sworn-in as the new Malaysian PM.

11-May-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): Commencing his Nepal visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left New Delhi.

11-May-2018
PM Modi leaves for Nepal on two-day visi

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday commenced his visit to Nepal at the invitation of  his Nepal counterpart KP Sharma Oli.

10-May-2018
Ram Nath Kovind becomes first President

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS): President Ram Nath Kovind visited Siachen Base Camp on Thursday and addressed the soldiers posted there. 

10-May-2018
DRI and Assam Rifles seize 12 kg gold va

Guwahati, May 10 (IBNS): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Assam Rifles seized gold biscuits weighing around 12 kg  valued at Rs 3.62 crore in Manipur’s Moreh town along with Indo-Myanmar border on Thursday.

10-May-2018
Security forces conduct recruitment rall

Guwahati, May 10 (IBNS): Security forces are presently conducting a recruitment rally for tradesmen and technical trade at Jorhat in Assam. 

10-May-2018
Bengal panchayat poll: SC stays Calcutta

New Delhi/Kolkata, May 10 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has stayed not only the Calcutta High Court's order of allowing e-nominations filed by the opposition parties, but also the uncontested win by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 34% of the total seats, media reports said.

10-May-2018
Siddaramaiah government proved to be mos

Bengaluru, May 10 (IBNS): On the last day of the Karnataka poll campaign, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah took on the Siddaramaiah government by calling it the most "unsuccessful" since independence.

10-May-2018
Sushma Swaraj leaves for Myanmar on two-

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS) :  External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj left on a two-day visit to Myanmar  on Thursday.

10-May-2018
Azadi will never happen , Army chief Bip

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS) : In a curt message to Kashmiri separatists,  Army chief Bipin Rawat has said  that ‘azaadi for the valley  will never happen’ as one cannot ‘fight the Army’.

10-May-2018
Lalu Prasad on three-day parole to atten

Ranchi, May 10 (IBNS) : Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday got three-days parole to attend his elder son Tej Pratap Yadav’s marriage in Patna, reports said.

10-May-2018
12 killed in Uttar Pradesh thunderstorm

Lucknow, May 10 (IBNS) : Twelve people were killed and as many injured  in  a dust and thunderstorm that hit  parts of western Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday evening, media reports said.

10-May-2018
Arvind Kejriwal's nephew arrested on PWD

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS) : Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s nephew Vinay Bansal  was on Thursday arrested by police on graft charges, media reports said.

10-May-2018
My mother is Indian more than many in th

Bengaluru, May 10 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said his mother Sonia Gandhi, who is an Italian by birth, is an Indian more than many in the country, while countering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sarcastic reference to Sonia's native language.

10-May-2018
Rape is a political issue, we will conti

Bengaluru, May 10 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said rape and atrocities against women is a political issue and his party will continue to raise it.

10-May-2018
Karnataka poll campaign ends today, elec

Bengaluru, May 10 (IBNS): The campaign for the Karnataka polls, which is scheduled to be held on May 12, will end on Thursday.

10-May-2018
SC slams Archaeological Survey of India

New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS): The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that the pristine white colour of the Taj Mahal in Agra is turning brown and green because of dirty socks and algae, media reports said.

09-May-2018
Mehbooba wants unconditional ceasefire t

Srinagar, May 9 (IBNS): Terming peace as the ultimate yearning of every section of society in the State, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday appealed to all party in joining her mission to get the state out of violence and bloodshed.

09-May-2018
Assam Congress seeks referendum on Citiz

Guwahati, May 9 (IBNS): Opposition Congress on Wednesday demanded a referendum on the Citizenship (Ammendment) Bill, 2016, which triggered an outrage in Assam as several organisations, indigenous people of the state have opposed the controversial bill. 

09-May-2018
Ashoka University announces convocation

Kolkata / New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS):  Ashoka University, a pioneer in providing multi-disciplinary, liberal education, will host the Convocation for the Class of 2018 at its campus, Sonepat, Haryana on May 18, 2018.  

09-May-2018
VP Venkaiah Naidu visits World Heritage

New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS): Vice President of India M.Venkaiah Naidu visited the historic Antigua (old) Guatemala city on May 8, 2018 for understanding how it’s rich heritage is being maintained since it was declared as a World Heritage City by the UNESCO in 1979.

09-May-2018
Assam Police detain six people, includin

Guwahati, May 9 (IBNS): Assam police has detained six persons, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member, for questioning over the recovery of a purported ISIS flag in Lower Assam’s Nalbari district. 

09-May-2018
Dr Harsh Vardhan visits Botanical Survey

Kolkata, May 9 (IBNS): Union Minister of Science & Technology, Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday visited Botanical Survey of India (BSI) at Howrah. 

09-May-2018
Bengal CID to probe carcass, rotten meat

Kolkata, May 9 (IBNS): West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is all set to begin probe into recently busted carcass and rotten meat supply racket in the state, officials said on Wednesday.

09-May-2018
Officer trainees of Class-I accounts and

New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS): Forty-one officer trainees of Class-I Accounts and Finance Service attending 25th Professional Training Course at the National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, called on the President of India Ram Nath Kovind, on Wednesday  at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
 

09-May-2018
President of India Kovind to visit Siach

New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS):  President of India Ram Nath Kovind will visit Siachen Base Camp on Thursday and interact with soldiers posted there.

09-May-2018
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