Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today presented a Rs 6,945-crore tax-free budget for the Union Territory for fiscal 2018 amid a boycott by the opposition AINRC and AIADMK legislators. The budget comprises Rs 4,445 crore for non-plan head and Rs 2,500 crore under plan.
At least 11 people, including four children, were killed and 22 others injured when a tractor-trolley overturned at Kaankhapatta village near Nayagaon town in the Neemuch district today, a police official said.
Teargas shells, water cannons and a shower of batons turned the streets of Kolkata into a warzone for the second time in a week today as police and protesters clashed during a march called by the BJP to the police headquarters in the Lalbazar area in the heart of the city.
With the National Democratic Alliance government completing three years in office, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance will return to power at the centre in 2019 with a stronger mandate.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said he will take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil, who is at an undisclosed location in Yemen.
Shatrughan Sinha seemed to turn the latest Rajini joke into a spot of advice for the mega star as he urged him today to take the plunge into politics. In multiple tweets, the BJP lawmaker said Rajinikanth must not join any political party and should instead let others join him.
China on Thursday accused the US of trespassing after an American warship sailed near a reef claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, the first such operation by President Donald Trump's administration in the disputed waterway.
British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks in the US media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.
The Enforcement Directorate today searched 10 locations in Delhi and Haryana in connection with its money laundering probe into alleged irregularities in land acquisition in Gurgaon's Manesar. Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is an accused in the Rs 1,500 crore case.