New Delhi, July 25 : With more dangerous and complicated security challenges coming up, India on Monday called for better training of UN peacekeeping forces.
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 25 : The government on Monday directed its officials in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to send their wards outside Pakistan for their education, a move Pakistan described an "internal, administrative arrangement" .
Vientiane/New Delhi, July 25 : India on Monday called for constructing a strong international legal regime, based on the principle of zero tolerance, to fight the scourge of terrorism.
New Delhi, July 25 : Countering the criticism over his Parliament video, Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann on Monday asked if giving access to Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) officers to the Pathankot airbase by the Modi government was right.
Raipur, July 25 : Having completed 12 years and 230 days on Monday at the helm of the Chhattisgarh government, Raman Singh has surpassed Narendra Modi to become the 11th longest serving chief minister in the country.
New Delhi, July 25 : Stating that the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) scheme has not been renamed but has been entirely replaced with the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDYGY), Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday accused the Samajwadi Party Government of intensively electrifying only 6, 436 out of the 68,212 villages in the last four years in the state.
Chennai, July 25 : Stating that the search operation for the missing aircraft AN-32 is still on, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Monday said there have been no signs of debris or survivors.
Islamabad, July 25 : More than 60 schoolchildren of Indian diplomats in Pakistan would not resume their classes from the next quarter under a recent decision taken by New Delhi for multiple reasons.
New Delhi, July 25 : Expressing grave concern over the recent incidents of rape in the national capital, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Monday urged the Centre to constitute a special committee headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that would work in a coordinated fashion to tackle such crimes.
New Delhi, July 25 : The government on Monday directed its officials in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to send their wards outside Pakistan for their education.
New Delhi, July 25 : In wake of the rising atrocities against Dalits in the states, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence on the issue and accused him of being apathetic to the concerns of the said community.
New Delhi, July 25 : Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Upper House last week, finally broke his silence on the same and said that he stepped down as the Rajya Sabha MP because he was asked to stay away from Punjab.
New Delhi, July 25 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Naresh Yadav who was arrested in connection with the alleged Quran sacrilege incident, was sent to two day police custody by Malerkotla court in Punjab today.
Imphal, July 25 : The Indian Army has filed an FIR against Airtel and the All Tribal Students Union of Manipur (ATSUM) for distributing pre-activated SIM cards for the mobile without verification as this not only constituted a grave security threat, but was also in direct contradiction of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) guidelines.
New Delhi, July 25 : The Indian Government's move not to renew the visa applications of three Chinese journalists maybe the first instance of New Delhi acting punitively against any country let alone China, which not surprisingly has a history of expelling journalists from other countries on the smallest of pretext.
Tura (Meghalaya), July 25 : In an effort to restore green cover in Meghalaya's Garo Hills, a slew of new development works have been initiated to halt the degeneration of the environment.
New Delhi, July 25 : The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to liquor baron Vijay Mallya over the contempt petition filed by a consortium of banks against him for not disclosing his assets as directed.
New Delhi, July 25 : The countries under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) have called for imparting urgency to the initiative for the sake of integration and connectivity in the southeast Asian region.
Rohtak, July 25 : Celebrations turned into darkness for family members of co-pilot of the missing Indian Air Force's AN-32 aircraft with 29 people on board Pankaj Nandel, as he was supposed to tie the knot soon.
New Delhi, July 25 : Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday appointed a nine member enquiry committee to probe into Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann over a video he shot and uploaded on social media showcasing the security setup at the Parliament.
New Delhi, July 25 : With the massive search operations over the missing Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft entering its fourth day today, Chief of Navy Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba said here that all the family members of the 29 people onboard the plane are being kept in the loop regarding the operations, asserting that the search was ongoing.
Bhadohi, July 25 : At least seven children were killed and several other sustained injuries after a school van collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi area on Monday.
Agartala/Guwahati, July 25 : The Union Home Ministry has alerted all the eight northeastern states to maintain a maximum vigil to deal with any threat of jihadi activities in the region, a top official said on Monday.
New Delhi, July 25 : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday formed a nine member panel to probe Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann's breach of security posting a video of Parliament's interiors.
Bhadohi, July 25 : At least seven children have been reported dead after a school van allegedly hit a train at an unmanned level crossing on Monday morning in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadoh district, reports said.
New Delhi, July 25 : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday set up a nine-member panel to probe breach of security by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann, officials said.
Beijing, July 25 : Enraged with India's refusal to extend the visas of three Chinese journalist, Beijing has issued a warning, saying that New Delhi will have to face 'serious consequences' if the move was taken with the intent of seeking 'revenge' after they opposed India's bid to join the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group or NSG last month.
Mathura, July 25 : The Judicial Commission inquiring the incident at government-owned Jawahar Bagh in Mathura, where 29 people including two police officers were killed on June 2 during an anti-encroachment drive, will conduct its second round of probe from today.
Guwahati, July 25 : Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal reviewed the situation yesterday as over six lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood in Assam.
Beijing, July 25 : Defending China's move to oppose India's bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), their media have said that Beijing is not being 'disrespectful' to New Delhi.
New Delhi, July 25 : The search operation for the missing AN32 aircraft of Indian Air Force, code named "Operation Talash," continues for the fourth day today in the Bay of Bengal.
Jammu, July 25 : Defence Expert M.M. Khajuria has said Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's suggestion of revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) on an experimental basis will have to wait for an 'appropriate time', as the present situation is hardly the time to raise such issues.
New Delhi, July 25 : A special CBI court will today pronounce its order on the bail plea of of suspended Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar in a corruption case.
Dehradun, July 25 : The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has issued an alert for 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' in Dehradun, Nainital, Pauri, Haridwar and Almora regions of Uttarakhand in the next 48 hours.
New Delhi, July 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee will today complete four years in the office .
New Delhi, July 25 : The Supreme Court will today hear a petition filed by former IAS officer, Harsh Mander, challenging an order of the Bombay High Court upholding the discharge of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.
New Delhi, July 24 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatulla Khan who was earlier today arrested on charges of threatening a woman, was sent to one-day police custody on Sunday.
Srinagar, July 24 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the government wants a relationship with Kashmiris based not just on necessities, but a relationship based on emotional bonds.
Guwahati, July 24 : The Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries on Sunday inundated more areas and hit lives of over 6.5 lakh people across 14 districts in Assam.
New Delhi, July 24 : Rubbishing reports of Narsingh Yadav testing positive for a banned steroid, his coach Jamal Singh on Sunday alleged it to be a conspiracy against the Rio Olympics-bound wrestler.
New Delhi, July 24 : Amidst escalating tension between both sides, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers will hold Director General-level talks in Islamabad next week.
New Delhi, July 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a cluster of new residential units in the President's Estate.
Dehradun, July 24 : The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an alert for 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' in Dehradun, Nainital, Pauri, Haridwar and Almora regions of Uttarakhand in the next 72 hours.
New Delhi, July 24 : The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday said it is continuing its search effort with the help of the Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy to locate the missing aircraft AN-32 and will continue the same irrespective of the weather and tough conditions.
Srinagar, July 24 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is presently on a two-day visit to Kashmir to take stock of the prevailing situation, on Sunday said India wants an 'emotional relationship' with Pakistan.
New Delhi, July 24 : Expressing concern over reports of Narsingh Yadav testing positive for a banned steroid, his rival Susheel Kumar's coach Satpal on Sunday said that players of the former's stature should put a stringent check on all these things.
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Naresh Yadav who was booked in connection with the alleged Malerkotla sacrilege incident earlier on June 24 was arrested by the Punjab Police on Sunday.
Visakhapatnam, July 24 : Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command, today said all efforts are being made to locate the missing IAF aircraft AN-32, adding help is also being sought from the ISRO for satellite image of the area.
New Delhi, July 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the passing away of veteran artist S.H. Raza, who died yesterday in New Delhi at the age of 94 following prolonged illeness.
New Delhi, July 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday hailed the Narendra Modi government's initiatives like Digital India, Swachh Bharat and Skill India as "transformative in nature".
Srinagar, July 24 : Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday said India's bid to blame Pakistan for the "current revolt" in the Kashmir Valley warranted no response.
New Delhi, July 24 : A new high-tech, "story-telling" museum is all set to wow visitors at Rashtrapati Bhavan, and would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other dignitaries, officials said.
New Delhi, July 24 : Animal activists call him the "unluckiest elephant" they had known so far and it took over 50 police officers, several foresters and a 20-hour-long operation following years of legal battle to finally rescue Mohan from slavery.
New Delhi, July 24 : The government on Sunday assured the families of service personnel who were aboard the missing AN-32 aircraft that it stands by them in this difficult hour.
Guwahati, July 24 : The overall flood situation continued to be grim in Assam with over six lakh people affected across 14 districts till Sunday evening while one person died in Lakhimpur on Sunday taking flood-related death toll to seven this year.
Srinagar, July 24 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday urged Kashmiri youths to end their protests and ordered security forces to avoid pellet guns to bring peace in the Kashmir Valley. He also told Pakistan not to encourage people in Jammu and Kashmir to become terrorists.
Srinagar, July 24 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday appealed for peace and said the government can talk to anybody to bring normalcy in the Kashmir Valley but flayed Pakistan for stoking trouble in the state.
Guwahati, July 24 : Over five lakh people have been affected in the current surge of rising water levels across 14 districts in Assam.
Srinagar, July 24 : Life continued to move at a sluggish pace as curfew and restrictions remained in force across several parts of Jammu and Kashmir for the 16th consecutive day, in view of continuous shut down call by separatists and prevailing law and order situation.
New Delhi, July 24 : After alleging Gujarat government's collusion in the Dalit thrashing incident, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's prolonged silence on the matter proved the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) active support.