Constitute enquiry panel on Darjeeling blast: GJM to Rajnath (00:42)
Darjeeling, Aug 20 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to constitute a high level enquiry committee involving the National Investigative Agency under Supreme Court monitoring into the Darjeeling blast.
One dead, two injured in twin bomb blasts in Bengal hills (Second Lead) (23:58)
Darjeeling, Aug 19 (IANS) A civic volunteer died, and two others were injured in a blast in northern West Bengal's Kalimpong police station on Saturday night, police said.
16-yr-old attempts suicide in Delhi, police probing Blue Whale angle (23:48)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A 16-year-old student attempted suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of his house here but is now stable, police said on Saturday.
Flood situation deteriorates in Bengal's Malda and South Dinajpur (Lead) (23:32)
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Notwithstanding an overall improvement in the flood scenario in northern West Bengal due to the reduced rainfall, the situation deteriorated in parts of Malda and South Dinajpur districts on Saturday, as reports of affected people looting relief materials came from a couple of places.
Safety should always be railways' number one priority: Mamata (23:02)
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Condoling the death of 23 people in the railway accident in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said safety should be the number one priority of the Indian Railways.
23 dead, 40 injured as 14 coaches derail in Uttar Pradesh (Intro Roundup) (23:00)
Muzaffarnagar, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and at least 40 injured in a major derailment when 14 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express bound for Haridwar in Uttarakhand went off the tracks with one of the coaches mounting on another near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening.
Cow protection for BJP means killing of minority people: Congress (22:54)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday targeted the BJP on cow protection and said for the ruling party it means "killing of minority people".
Mamata, Modi governments now battle over observance of Teachers Day (22:42)
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Days after clashing with the BJP-led central government over the format for celebrating independence Day in educational institutions, West Bengal's Mamata Baneerjee regime is again on a collision course with the centre over observance of Teachers Day on September 5.
Two 'Mahakali' actors die in road accident (22:38)
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actors Gagan Kang and Arjit Lavania, known for their stint on television show "Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai", died on Saturday in a road accident, a police official said.
Time to include India in global fashion plan: Designer Manish Arora (IANS Interview) (22:20)
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Known for working with a riot of colours and psychedelic prints to produce quirky designs loved all around, ace designer Manish Arora says it is the time when India should not be separated from the world in terms of fashion as the customer has become global.
AI cabin crew member held for smuggling marijuana (22:10)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An Air India (AI) cabin crew member has been arrested in connection with smuggling marijuana on an AI flight, officials said on Saturday.
259 died in 27 rail accidents since 2014: Congress (22:10)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday slammed the Narendra Modi government over the railways security record, noting that ever since it came to power in 2014, 259 passengers have died and 899 were injured in 27 rail accidents.
Video surfaces of Indian-Chinese soldiers' scuffle in Ladakh (22:08)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Days after Indian and Chinese troops got involved in a shuffle in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh, a video of the stone pelting surfaced on Saturday, but army sources however said they cannot confirm its authenticity.
Growing numbers of cardiac patients in 30-40 age group in India (22:02)
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Cardiologists attending a global conference here have voiced concern over the growing numbers of cardiac patients in the age group of 30-40 years in India.
Sikka's exit from Infosys unfortunate but not unexpected: Experts (22:00)
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after the dramatic departure of technocrat Vishal Sikka as Chief Executive of Infosys, industry experts on Saturday said while his exit was unfortunate, it was not unexpected as he became an unintended victim of the boardroom battles with the co-founders.
NF railway hopes to restore full connectivity by Aug 28 (21:58)
Maligaon/Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) With the flood fury continuing in West Bengal and Bihar, train services on Northeast Frontier Railway were still in disarray, as its network still remained breached in Bihar's Kishanganj, Katihar and Araria districts and full connectivity could not be restored before August 28, a release said on Saturday.
Congress targets Gujarat government for defending Amin, Barot (21:56)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday targeted the BJP government in Gujarat for defending retired police officers N.K. Amin and Tarun Barot, who resigned after the Supreme Court asked the state to take a call on their fate or else it would decide.
23 dead, 400 injured as 14 coaches derail in Uttar Pradesh (Roundup) (21:38)
Muzaffarnagar, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and 400 injured in a major derailment when 14 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express bound for Haridwar in Uttarakhand went off the tracks with one of the coaches mounting on another near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening.
Prabhu announces ex-gratia for train accident victims (21:38)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who died in the train accident near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.
Sonia, Rahul express grief on Muzaffarnagar train accident (21:36)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday expressed shock and pain at the derailment of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, which left at least 13 persons dead.
Modi condoles death in Utkal Express derailment (21:30)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the death of people caused by the derailment of Utkal Express in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.
River interlinking will reduce impact of floods: Uma Bharti (21:30)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday reviewed the flood situation in different parts of the country and said that long-term solution to mitigate impact of floods and drought lies in interlinking rivers besides building large storages.
Civic bodies seize 250 kg of banned polythene (21:24)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A week after the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order to ban plastic bags less than 50 micron thickness in Delhi, the civic bodies on Saturday claimed to have seized about 250 kilos of them here.
13 dead, scores injured as 14 coaches derail in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead) (21:18)
Muzaffarnagar, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and scores injured in a major derailment when 14 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express bound for Haridwar in Uttarakhand went off the tracks with one of the coaches mounting on another near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening.
Gorakhpur deaths government-made tragedy: Rahul Gandhi (Lead) (21:00)
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met a few of the families who lost their children in the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy to express sympathies and said it was a "government-made tragedy" since the deaths occurred due to lack of oxygen.