Tamil Nadu leads in attracting investments: Palaniswami (5 minutes ago)
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday said the state leads in attracting industrial investments.
Impatient to take India to new heights: Modi (Lead) (15 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the country was on a new trajectory of growth due to initiatives in the last four years of his government and asserted that he was impatient to take the country ahead of many others in the world.
Goa to announce employment policy soon: Parrikar (25 minutes ago)
Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) The Goa government will soon announce an employment policy aimed at ensuring job for every youth in the coastal state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.
UP bans plastic, thermocol items (25 minutes ago)
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale and transport of all plastic and thermocol items, an official said.
Every house in Bihar has power: Nitish (27 minutes ago)
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Every house has been provided electricity in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced on Wednesday after hoisting the national flag to mark India's Independence Day.
Karnataka CM unfurls tricolour in Bengaluru (09:54)
Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday unfurled the tricolour here to mark the 72nd Independence Day celebrations.
Exhibition unveils events in Delhi during partition (09:48)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A four-day exhibition that unveils the events in Delhi during the partition in 1947 is open at the India Habitat Centre (IHC) here.
Modi's major healthcare scheme from Sep 25 (09:46)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a major healthcare initiative to give medical insurance cover to 50 crore Indians will roll out from September 25 -- the 102nd birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyay.
Modi slams opposition on Triple Talaq Bill (09:36)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) In a veiled attack on the Congress and other opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said there were some people who did not allow the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Parliament during the just concluded monsoon session.
Sex crimes, rapes have to end: Modi (09:30)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the brutal cases of rapes in various parts of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the narrow mentality towards women has to end and justice must prevail.
Heavy rains hit Kerala, Cochin airport shut (09:26)
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Heavy rains again hit Kerala on Wednesday killing four more people and taking the death toll to 43 since August 8.
Kashmir problem can't be resolved with bullets: Modi (09:18)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Repeating the words used last year on Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Kashmirs problems can be resolved only by embracing its people, not with bullets or abuses.
Modi promises housing, power, water for all (09:14)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to provide quality life for all Indians, which includes housing, electricity, water and other amenities.
UP to free 72 poor prisoners on 72nd Independence Day (09:10)
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the release of 72 prisoners from different jails to mark the country's 72nd Independence Day.
We've brought northeast India closer to Delhi: Modi (09:08)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efforts made by his government have brought the people of northeast India closer to Delhi.
Mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir Valley (09:00)
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Authorities temporarily suspended mobile phone services in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.
Religion does not teach animosity: Kejriwal (Lead) (08:48)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reminded people on the occasion of Independence Day that no religion teaches animosity.
India on new trajectory after government's bold decisions: Modi (08:44)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said his government had the courage to take "bold decisions", like MSP for farmers and GST, putting India on a new trajectory unlike the previous regime which he alleged suffered from indecisiveness.
Modi praises nation's 'daughters' for crossing 7 seas (08:36)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday praised a group of six women officers of the Navy for circumnavigating the globe, saying that the nation's daughters have crossed the seven seas and painted the world in tricolour.
India to send manned space mission by 2022: Modi (08:30)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a manned mission to space by 2022.
Modi pays tribute to freedom fighters, armed forces (08:24)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to freedom fighters and the armed forces for protecting the national flag.
Google celebrates I-Day with 'truck art' doodle (08:22)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Google on Wednesday celebrated India's 72nd Independence Day with a colourful truck art doodle, featuring images of some of the country's most iconic plants and animals.
India now world's sixth largest economy: Modi (07:56)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day amid positivity and confidence stemming from its robust economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday.
Kejriwal, Sisodia greet people on I-Day (07:50)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day of the country.