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  • UPSC recommends 105 more candidates for civil services 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As many as 105 candidates, who were put on a reserve list, have been declared qualified for the civil services examination 2013 by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). A total of 1,122 candidates were declared qualified by the UPSC for the 2013 examination in order of merit for appointment...
  • Two injured in Bihar earthquake, CM Nitish Kumar cuts short visit to Delhi 21 hours 33 minutes ago

    Patna: Two persons were injured in the high intensity earthquake in different parts of Bihar, prompting Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to cut short his visit to New Delhi. Two persons were injured in Samastipur and Bhagalpur districts respectively in a rush to run out from their houses during the quake which...
  • Ashutosh urges leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh Yesterday

    AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday urged BJP leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh. Earlier in the day, Arvind Kejriwal apologized for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a 'mistake'. ...
  • New Delhi DM flays police for refusing to join Gajendra Singh suicide probe, says it's against law 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The New Delhi District Magistrate on Thursday criticised the Delhi Police over its refusal to join the probe into the Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh suicide case. In a strongly worded letter, the DM asked Deputy Commissioner of Police and SHO to provide all case related information and documents...
  • AAP to give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Gajendra Singh's family 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party announced on Thursday a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to farmer Gajendra Singh's family who killed himself at a party rally on Wednesday. Making the announcement, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said that his party activists tried but failed to save Gajendra Singh...
  • Not politicising the issue, only expressing solidarity: Ajay Maken on farmer suicide 2 days ago

    Demanding an enquiry into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, Congress President Ajay Maken said that the party was not politicising the issue but was only showing their concern. "By visiting the hospital we have only expressed our solidarity to the farmers," said Maken. ...
  • Gajendra's brother seeks action against AAP leaders, says Manish Sisodia invited him for AAP rally 2 days ago

    New Delhi: While the blame game between political parties is underway, Gajendra Singh's brother on Thursday demanded action to be taken against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders immediately. Accusing AAP and the other leaders present at the AAP rally at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday for his brother's death, he said...
  • Delhi Police submits report to Home Ministry, sends team to Gajendra's village 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally while a Crime Branch team which is probing the case has been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan. "We have submitted a...
  • Sachin Pilot slams AAP after farmer commits suicide at AAP rally 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Calling it an unfortunate incident, Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that a farmer committing suicide at a public place and that too where a political rally had been organised is a matter of great shame. Sachin Pilot was reacting to the suicide by a farmer Gajendra Singh...
  • Farmer attempts suicide at AAP anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A farmer attempted suicide by hanging himself from a tree at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday. The tragic incident was averted as AAP volunteers came on time to stop the farmer from committing the act. The man was immediately...
  • Rahul Gandhi should fight for #NetNeutrality after #ZameenWapsi 3 days ago

    Returning from a 56 day sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has wasted no time in setting the political agenda, taking many of his adversaries by surprise. Interacting with farmers at his residence, making a direct charge at the Prime Minister in a mega 'Kisan-Khet-Majdoor' rally on 19th April and...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi says farmers are being punished by Narendra Modi government 4 days ago

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal leads a protest rally against the new Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Wednesday. AAP workers and supporters will march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament even though Delhi Police has already denied permission to the party to hold the rally....
  • Delhi: Building collapses in Moti Nagar; 1 dead, 6 injured 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A three-storey residential building in Delhi collapsed following a cylinder explosion on Wednesday, leaving at least six people injured and one dead, officials said. The incident took place around 7.45 am in West Delhi's Moti Nagar area. "It was a three-storey building and collapsed after an explosion in a gas...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Court to deliver verdict on May 6 in Salman Khan hit-and-run case 4 days ago

    Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a 10-year...
  • Delhi Police denies permission to AAP rally from Jantar Mantar on Wednesday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has denied permission to Aam Aadmi party (AAP) to hold a rally from Jantar Mantar to Parliament on Wednesday opposing the Land Bill. Section 144 already exists in New Delhi area as Parliament is in session. Senior officers of Delhi police said that action will...
  • Two empty Rajdhani trains catch fire at New Delhi Railway station, 6 coaches gutted 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Four coaches of Sealdah Rajdhani train and 2 coaches of Bhubaneswar Rajdhani caught fire on Tuesday in cleaning yard of New Delhi Railway station. No casualties have been reported in the incident. Nineteen fire engines are at the spot. The fire has been brought under control The cleaning yard where...
  • Mercury crosses 40-degrees celsius mark in north India 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Heat wave-like conditions prevailed at several places across the country as the mercury crossed the 40-degree Celsius mark in various cities including the national capital with the temperature likely to rise in coming days. While New Delhi posted 40.6 degrees Celsius while Jaisalmer recorded the hottest temperature at 44.5...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers ahead of Kisan rally against Land Bill 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Making his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met with farmer groups at his residence in New Delhi. The meeting has been called to chalk out party's strategy against land acquisition bill before Parliament resumes next week. This...
  • Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers today over Land Bill after his 56-day long sabbatical April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: After returning from his 56-day leave of absence, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Sources said Gandhi accompanied by some senior Congress leaders...
  • Cases of respiratory problems increasing in Chennai due to rising pollution levels April 15, 2015

    Chennai's air pollution levels appear to be moderate compared to cities like New Delhi and Bengaluru but health experts say that the number of people with respiratory problems has increased over the years. The Air Quality Index launched by Prime Minister shows that the sulphur dioxide levels in some parts...
  • Importance of a Good Samaritan Law in India April 13, 2015

    Founder of Save Life Foundation Piyush Tewari turns Citizen Journalist to highlight the importance of a Good Samaritan Law in India. ...
  • Delhi: One year jail to man for biting off wife's nose April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has upheld the one-year jail term awarded to a man for biting off his wife's nose while he was in an inebriated state, saying the victim's statement and her medical report have proved his guilt. District and Sessions Judge Pradeep Chaddah dismissed Delhi...
  • Robbers decamp with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major robbery case, a gang decamped with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area. The daring heist took at around 1 am on April 1. The truck carrying Samsung's Electronic goods was stopped by the robbers who broke...
  • Delhi Police registers FIR against airport official for harassment of a woman March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered by the Delhi Police against airport official under sections 354 A, 354D and 506 for harassment of a woman. A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March...
  • All Ministers of State meet PM Modi to give feedback on their work March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: All Ministers of State who hold independent charge met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence 7 Race Course Road on Tuesday to give feedback on work done so far and the development done by different ministries . Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah was also present at...
  • Ex-Delhi MLA Bharat Singh, 2 PSOs shot at, condition critical March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Former INLD MLA Bharat Singh and two of his personal security officers were on Sunday shot at in a suspected case of gang war in south west Delhi's Najafgarh area. A senior police officer said all the three injured were rushed to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon and their condition...
  • 15 million passengers use Bengaluru airport: Reports March 25, 2015

    Bengaluru: Kempegowda international airport in this tech hub registered a record 15 million passengers arriving and departing in this fiscal year (2014-15), making it the third busiest terminal after New Delhi and Mumbai. "The 15-millionth passenger landed at our airport on Sunday (March 15) evening, making our terminal the third busiest...
  • Carolina Marin targeting world no.1 ranking at India Open March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The World No. 1 ranking is on her mind but reigning World and All England Champion Carolina Marin said she will have to fight her way through some tough matches before she reaches the summit clash of the India Super Series badminton tournament. "Every tournament is important for me....
  • World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Avenging her All England loss to Spain's Carolina Marin and clinching the World No. 1 status will be on her mind when ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal leads the home challenge in the India Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers on Tuesday. For years, Saina has...