All India

  • BJP Team Meets Former Goa Lawmakers In Manohar Parrikar's Absence
    A BJP central team on Monday met former Goa party lawmakers after little headway was made over an alternative leadership in the absence of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
  • Supreme Court Allows Sale Of Saridon, 2 Other Drugs For Now: 10 Points
    The Supreme Court has allowed the sale of Saridon and two other drugs for now after the government had banned 328 combination drugs last week. The top court's order comes on a petition filed by the drug makers. While lifting the stay, the court sought the centre's reply on petitions against the order to ban fixed-dose combination or FDCs manufactured before 1988. Painkiller Saridon and skin cream Panderm were among 328 FDC drugs banned by the government to stop their "irrational use". Major pharma companies while challenging the centre's decision claimed that the only reason given in the government's notification was that the combination had "no therapeutic value".
  • Late-Night Clashes At JNU Hours After Left Sweeps Polls
    Hours after the closely-watched students' union election at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) delivered the victory to the Left-backed All India Students Association (AISA), members of the RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the AISA scuffled on the campus.
  • KTR Slams Amit Shah For Questioning Move On Early Polls In Telangana
    Telangana's IT Minister K T Rama Rao has criticised BJP President Amit Shah for questioning the K Chandrasekhar Rao government's decision to go in for early elections to the assembly.
  • Two-Wheelers In Delhi Will Be Exempt From Odd-Even Rule For Now
    The Supreme Court today stayed the National Green Tribunal's 2017 order that the odd-even scheme must include two-wheelers.
  • Mamata Banerjee Extends Birthday Greetings To PM Modi
    PM Modi Birthday: He will celebrate his 68th birthday in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi.
  • "Will Intervene If Needed," Says Top Court On Activists' Arrest: 10 Facts
    The Supreme Court has extended the house arrest for five rights activists, accused of Maoist links, till September 19 when it will hear a petition seeking their release. During the hearing on Monday, the government opposed what it called the Supreme Court's interference in the case. "We must look into the material. We will see the record, what are the allegations and see if there is something real. We will quash if it is a cooked up or clumsy story... If it calls for our intervention, we will look into it," the top court bench said. The petition by historian Romila Thapar and four others has challenged last month's arrest of the five activists that sparked a chorus of outraged protests from human rights defenders.
  • 4,500 Rajasthan Buses To Remain Off Roads Today As Employees Strike
    Over 4, 500 buses remained off the roads in Rajasthan on Monday as state transport corporation employees went on a strike over various demands, including implementation of the seventh pay panel's recommendations.
  • "What Is My Crime": BJP Man Who Washed Lawmaker's Feet, Drank The Water
    Nishikant Dubey, BJP lawmaker from Jharkhand, faced flak on social media on Monday, after a video of a party worker in Jharkhand, washing his feet and drinking that dirty water went viral. Mr Dubey defended himself saying those trolling him are unable understand the love supporters have for him.
  • Rahul Gandhi Tweets PM Modi On Birthday, Wishes Him "Happiness Always"
    Congress president Rahul Gandhi today wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi good health and happiness. PM Modi turns 68 today.
  • PM Narendra Modi's Birthday Keeps Twitter Abuzz
    PM Narendra Modi Birthday: Leaders, citizens, sports personalities, celebrities, foreign dignitaries are pouring congratulatory messages for the PM Modi as he turns 68 today.
  • 18-km Roadshow, 'Shiv Bhakt' Posters: Rahul Gandhi's Big Bhopal Show
    Fresh from his 12-day Kailash-Mansarovar trip, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi started his party's campaign in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh with a mega roadshow in Bhopal today. Life-size cut-outs and posters with photographs of Mr Gandhi pouring holy water on Shivalinga have come up along the 18-km route that Mr Gandhi is covering in an open vehicle. Over two lakh Congress workers are expected to be in the city for the Sankalp Yatra, Congress leader Bhupendra Gupta said.
  • Karnataka Declares Rs 2/Litre Cut For Petrol, Diesel As Fuel Prices Soar
    Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today announced that his government is reducing the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2. The decision comes at a time when the Centre is under attack from the opposition as the fuel prices are scaling new heights.
  • Vishwakarma Puja 2018: A Day Dedicated To The Divine Creator
    Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated on September 17 in Assam, UP, Karnataka, Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Tripura. Vishwakarma puja is also celebrated a day after Diwali, along with Govardhan Puja.
  • Malayalam Actor Captain Raju Passes Away
    Veteran Kerala actor, Captain Raju, died on Monday at his residence in Kochi, said family sources. He was 68.

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