New Delhi, Mar. 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated Kidambi Srikanth for winning the Men's Singles title in the India Open Super Series badminton tournament.
Srinagar, Mar. 30 : Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who today took stock of the flood-like situation in Jammu and Kashmir, said that an assessment report would be sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by tonight.
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : The Gujarat Government on Tuesday defended the controversial anti-terror bill, saying it will ensure strict punishment for anti-social elements and help the police in investigating terror cases.
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : The Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed the controversial Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill 2015 that makes confessions before police admissible in court.
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day visit to West Bengal on April 1 and 2, 2015.
Jammu, Mar. 31 : Legislators of the opposition National Conference (NC) staged a walk out from the Jammu and Kashmir State Assembly on Tuesday over the PDP-BJP Government's inaction during the ongoing flood scare.
Kolkata, Mar 31 : Metro Railway, Kolkata has decided to increase Metro services on Saturdays and Sundays.
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : The ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday urged the state administration to be extra vigilant and alert, as there is a forecast for more rainfall in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, March 31 : A court here on Tuesday sentenced a truck helper to life in prison for stabbing to death the driver after an altercation over having designs on the driver's wife.
Kolkata, March 31 : The Metro Railway, Kolkata has decided to increase services on Saturdays and Sundays by plying 34 pairs of additional trains from this weekend, it was announced on Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 31 : The Delhi government on Tuesday said it would increase the number of buses in the capital under its route revival plan.
Gurgaon, March 31 : Two employees of the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) were booked on Tuesday on charges of abetting the suicide of a former colleague, police said.
Kolkata, March 31 : Wondering whether Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to West Bengal, including to enclaves on the India-Bangladesh border, was "political" or "official", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the Centre for not holding any "prior discussion" with the state government on the tour.
Mumbai, March 31 : A Jet Airways Dubai-Mumbai flight suffered a bird-hit shortly before landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here on Tuesday evening, but there was no damage to the plane nor any casualty, an official said.
New Delhi, March 31 : An 18-hour-old infant underwent an open heart surgery at a hospital here, and doctors said on Tuesday that the boy was now in a stable condition.
New Delhi, March 31 : A drunken driver is like a suicide bomber, a court here said, and proposed strict punishment to the guilty on the roads.
Panaji, March 31 : Ten masked men armed with guns and swords broke into an alcohol distillery near Panaji late on Monday night only to steal an LCD TV set worth Rs.40,000, police said on Tuesday.
Kolkata, March 31 : Over 10,000 jewellers in West Bengal downed their shutters on Tuesday in protest against the union budget making PAN number declaration mandatory for gold purchases of Rs.1 lakh and above.
Mumbai, March 31 : Cafe Samovar, a favourite haunt of intellectuals and celebs including Amitabh Bachchan, M.F. Husain and V.S. Naipaul, students and commoners, finally downed shutters on Tuesday after over five decades as loyal clients, some in tears, thronged it for one last time.
Patna, March 31 : A Maoist group, People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in the Bihar capital on Monday night, police said. A suspect was detained, and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asked the state police chief to look into the extremism and terrorism aspects in the incident.
Guwahati, March 31 : Although hundreds of rhinos have been poached in various areas of Assam, including the high-security Kaziranga National Park, no one has been convicted so far for poaching in the last five years.
Chandigarh, March 31 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday handed over a Pakistani national, who had crossed the international border in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector, to Pakistan Rangers.
Kolkata, March 31 : Refusing to abandon their protest despite authorities' disapproval, a section of Jadavpur University students were seen scribbling feminist messages on sanitary pads and sticking a fresh batch inside the campus on Tuesday.
Chandigarh, March 31 : Congress's Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought intervention of the ministry of external affairs (MEA) to save four Indian hostages who have been traced alive in Iraq after several months of their having gone missing.
Gurgaon, March 31 : Betterment of police control room (PCR) and traffic flow at selected points are among five priorities of Haryana Police to be implemented in Gurgaon during the next three months, an official said here on Tuesday.
Kolkata, March 31 : Questioning the motive behind Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to the state, including to enclaves on the India-Bangladesh border, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the central government for not holding any "prior discussion" on the tour.
Bhubaneswar, March 31 : The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the Odisha government for failing to regulate private clinical establishments (CEs) and allowing them to violate various norms, a report said on Tuesday.
Pune, March 31 : In a remarkable discovery, the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) located at Khodad town, nearly 80 km from Pune, has captured a phenomenal image of pulsar formation some 4,500 light years away from Earth.
Kolkata, Mar 31 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in West Bengal on Tuesday on a two-day visit to assess situation along Indo -Bangladesh boarder, was briefed by the Border Security Force officer at Chhit Balapukhri near Indo-Bangla international border.
Kolkata, Mar 31 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday raised questions over Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit Chhit-Mahal areas in Coochbehar in north Bengal.
New Delhi, Mar 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal on April 1 and 2.
Ambala, Mar 31: Six teachers and two students from a Haryana college were killed and 18 people injured on Tuesday when the bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck on Saha-Sahjadpur road.
New Delhi, Mar 31 : A fire broke out in two three-storey buildings in main Gandhinagar market in the national capital with 25 fire engines being pressed to fight the blaze.
Jammu, Mar 31 : With the improvement in weather, authorities have partially restored the Srinagar-Jammu highway, which is the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the world, officials said on Tuesday.
Patna, March 31 : A Maoist group, People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in a residential colony in the Bihar capital on Monday night, police said.
Agartala, March 31 : Elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) will be held on May 3, it was announced here on Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 31 : Actor Bakhtiyaar Irani, who shot to fame through his energetic performances in dance reality shows like the second season of "Nach Baliye" and "Zara Nachke Dikha", will next show off his dancing skills in the upcoming episodes of the alien comedy "Badi Doooor Se Aaye Hain".
Siliguri/Tin Bigha (West Bengal), March 31 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on a two-day visit to West Bengal, surveyed the India-Bangladesh border and visited border enclaves in Cooch Behar district on Tuesday.
Kolkata, March 31 : In the wake of the NIA's claim that the terrorists involved in the Burdwan blast had conspired to overthrow the government in Bangladesh, the BJP on Tuesday charged West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of trading national security for the sake of vote bank.
New Delhi, March 31 : A 15-year-old Afghan boy, who was suffering from severe cancer of the intestine, successfully underwent surgery here, hospital authorities said on Tuesday.
Gurgaon, March 31 : A 60-year-old security guard was found murdered in a factory here after he allegedly molested the five-year-old girl of another factory employee, police said on Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 31 : Actor Siddharth Vasudev, who played Bhujang Shastri in TV show "Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon", is set to join the cast of "Sasural Simar Ka".
Shimla, March 31 : Over 70 national and international riders will participate in the UT MTB Shimla mountain biking competition to be held here from April 3 to 5.
New Delhi, March 31 : The Delhi High Court has refused any leniency in the punishment awarded to a man for raping his minor step-daughter and making her pregnant.
Mumbai, March 31 : Which one is your funniest prank that you have ever played on April Fools' Day, which falls on April 1? TV celebrities say the best memories of their fool's day are from their childhood and they will be targeting their loved ones this year.
Agartala, March 31 : The government-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) on Tuesday started ferrying rice for Tripura from Kolkata via Bangladesh as train services have been stopped in the north-east region of India due to gauge conversion works, an official said.
Siliguri, March 31 : A day after the NIA claimed that the terrorists involved in the Burdwan blast had conspired to overthrow the government in Bangladesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday visited the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal.
Agartala, March 31 : Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday denied his government's involvement in the activities of chit fund groups and illegal non-banking financial companies (NBFCs).
Gandhinagar, March 31 : Amid strong protests and a walkout by the opposition Congress, the Gujarat legislative assembly on Tuesday passed the controversial 12-year-old anti-terror and anti-organised crimes bill for the fourth time.
Agartala, March 31 : To pacify its aggrieved employees seeking central government pay scales, the Tripura government on Tuesday announced higher pay scales and allowances for its 161,000 employees.
New Delhi, Mar 31: President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a two-day visit to West Bengal from April 1.
New Delhi, Mar 31: President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a two-day visit to West Bengal from April 1.
Nagpur, Mar 31: In a major jailbreak, five prisoners fled from the high security Nagpur Central Jail in Maharashtra early on Tuesday.
Ahmedabad, Mar 31 : Amid a walkout by the Opposition the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-terror bill that was in the past rejected by two former Indian presidents.
Chandigarh, March 31 : Five lecturers and two students of a private engineering college were killed in an accident between their institute's bus and a truck in Haryana, police said on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, March 31 : The Bidyut Upabhokta Mahasangh (Power Consumers' Federation) held a 12-hour shutdown across the state, demanding rollback of power tariff hike announced by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC).
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Tuesday expressed his grief over the Patna Blast and termed it as shocking and unfortunate.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 : Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that the centre would provide support to farmers, after assessing the scale of crop damage in the northern parts of the country, due to untimely rainfall.
Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Mar. 31 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has assured help to farmers and urged them not to panic after unseasonal rainfall damaged their crops.
Srinagar Mar. 31 : Director General of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) OP Singh on Tuesday said that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved significantly and added that six more teams will be sent with sufficient boats to the state as a precautionary step.