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  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Star boxer Vijender Singh punched his way into the semifinals assuring himself of a medal after four other Indian pugilists assured themselves of at least a bronze each in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Vijender outclassed Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince in men's 75kg category. The 2008 Olympic bronze medallist...
  • Rajasthan govt to settle old cases under land ceiling act 4 hours 16 minutes ago

    Rajasthan government on Wednesday told the assembly that it would consider expediting settlment of old cases pending under the land ceiling act through a fast track court or any other medium. This was stated by Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore amidst trading of charges between him and a senior...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 4 hours 54 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Congress terms Natwar Singh's claims on Sonia, Rahul a publicity stunt 3 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Soon after former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh claimed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi declined to become Prime Minister in May 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi, the Congress has rubbished the remarks. "He is a senior leader, he has worked in the organisation....
  • Is political snooping a reality? 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has played down the snooping controversy and said that no bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house. However, the Opposition has continued to build pressure in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • Opposition corners Centre over Gadkari snooping issue, Rajnath rules out probe 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh has played down the snooping controversy and said that no bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house. However, the Opposition has continued to build pressure in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • News 360: 15 dead in Pune landslide tragedy, NDRF rescues 7 8 hours 6 minutes ago

    Fifteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. Seven NDRF teams including State Disaster team are on the site for rescue and relief operation. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are...
  • Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as new army chief on Thursday 8 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as Army Chief had kicked up a row, will on Thursday take over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding General Bikram Singh who is retiring. Suhag was designated as Army Chief in May by the outgoing UPA...
  • Rahul stopped Sonia from becoming PM in 2004, claims Natwar Singh 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi declined to become Prime Minister in 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi who was afraid she would be killed like his father and grand mother if she accepted the post, former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh claimed on Wednesday. Singh(83), an estranged...
  • Haryana SGPC to meet on Thursday to plan the control, custody of Gurudwaras 10 hours 15 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: There is no end to the row over the Haryana SGPC Act. The Haryana SGPC has called for a meeting on Thursday at Kaithal to work on a plan on how to take control of gurudwaras from the parent body. The Akal Takht, the supreme body of Sikhs, had restrained...
  • Gehlot's free medicine scheme won't be stopped: Health minister 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    The state government on Wednesday assured the House that the Chief Minister Free Medicine Scheme launched by the previous dispensation in government-run hospitals would not be closed but would be linked with a health insurance scheme. Health Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore categorically rejected the supplementary questions of Opposition Congress MLA, Pradhyuman...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda mismanaging Haryana Congress unit: Selja Kumari 12 hours 37 minutes ago

    Haryana: There seems to be no end to the problems surrounding Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. After being the target of several Congress leaders, another senior colleague Selja Kumari has hit out at the CM for mismanaging the Congress unit and affairs of the state. She said Hooda was not...
  • Birender Singh meets Amit Shah amid speculation of joining BJP 17 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On a day when Haryana Power Minister Ajay Yadav quit the Hooda government, senior party leader from the state Birender Singh on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with BJP President Amit Shah, amid speculation that he may join the ruling party ahead of Assembly elections. The meeting was...
  • Haryana: After Khemka, IAS Pradeep Kasni takes on Hooda government Yesterday

    After Ashok Khemka, another top IAS officer in Haryana is taking on the Hooda Government. IAS officer Pradeep Kasni on Tuesday said that he was subjected to intimidation after he refused to toe the government line in appointment of Information commissioners. The Haryana Chief Secretary who has been accused of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Uttarakhand Yesterday

    Eid-ul-Fitr was on Tuesday celebrated with traditional fervour across Uttarakhand as Muslims offered prayers at different mosques and idgahs in the state. In Muslim-dominated areas of Haridwar, Udhamsingh Nagar and Nainital districts, the festive spirit was palpable with people of all age groups embracing each other to exchange Eid greetings and...
  • CWG 2014: Manavjit Singh Sandhu wins bronze in trap event Yesterday

    Glasgow: Manavjit Singh Sandhu bagged a bronze medal in the men's trap event to take India's medal tally in shooting to 13 in the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday. Manavjit finished third in the semi-finals after hitting 13 of the maximum 15 targets. He then beat renowned shooter Michael Diamond of...
  • CWG 2014: India's Harpreet Singh shoots silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol Yesterday

    Glasgow: Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. 33-year-old Harpreet from Haryana saved India from disaster by bagging the silver after Olympic silver...
  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals Yesterday

    Glasgow: In a major set back, India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the men's 25-metre rapid fire pistol finals but Harpreet Singh made up for the disappointment by entering the summit clash at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Out of the six who qualified from Stage 2,...
  • Snapped! Kareena Kapoor and Yo Yo Honey Singh on the sets of 'Singham Returns' Yesterday

    Kareena Kapoor gave her trademark pout while posing for a selfie with rapper-composer Yo Yo Honey Singh on the sets of 'Singham Returns'. Honey Singh was shooting for a special song for the film which would also feature Bebo along with 100 kids who are all dressed up in police...
  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 2 days ago

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • CWG 2014: Boxers Vijender, Devendro enter quarters 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) continued his sublime form to enter the quarterfinals along with gritty youngster L Devendro Singh (49kg) in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Monday. Vijender, a former Olympic and World Championships bronze-medallist, outpunched Namibia's Mujandjae Kasuto 3-0 in a lopsided contest to make the last-eight...
  • News 360: Pak mob kills 3 over blasphemous Facebook post 2 days ago

    A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her grand daughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said on Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. ...
  • Rajnath meets protesting UPSC civil services aspirants, exam may be postponed 2 days ago

    New Delhi The Narendra Modi government seems to have bowed down to the pressure built up by the protesting Union Public Service Commission Civil Services aspirants as Home Minister Rajanth Singh on Monday said that the Centre will do as much as it can do to resolve the issue. Singh told...
  • CWG 2014: Narayan qualifies for hammer throw final, Kamalpreet ousted 2 days ago

    Glasgow: C Narayan Singh on Monday qualified for the finals of the men's hammer throw event at the 20th Commonwealth Games even as Kamalpreet Singh crashed out in the qualifying round. 23-year-old Narayan threw the hammer to a distance of 67.95 in his first attempt, which proved to be his best...
  • Centre rules out drought-like conditions, says no SOS from states 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst speculations of scanty rainfall across the country, the Centre has ruled out any possibility of a drought-like situation. With the MeT department predicting good rainfall in the days to come, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday assured that the state governments have adequate funds to handle...
  • Congress demands probe into bugging reports 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The controversy over the alleged bugging at the residence of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house refused to die down with Congress on Monday demanding a probe and government virtually rejecting it. Gadkari, who holds the portfolio of Highways and Transport, himself calibrated his statement on Monday completely denying there...