- Beach cleaning co. files defamation case against Goa Congress chief(4 minutes ago)
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Even as the Opposition ups its ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government over the alleged mismanagement of beach safety apparatus, Drishti Marine, a private beach management contractor has sent a defamation notice to state Congress president Girish Chodankar over the latter's comments casting aspersions vis-a-vis the renewal of beach cleaning contract to the company.
- 11 killed in UP gas cylinder blast(21 minutes ago)
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Eleven people were killed on Monday due to a gas cylinder explosion in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district.
- Section 144 in Ayodhya as case enters final stage in SC(08:46)
Ayodhya, Oct 14 (IANS) With the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi - Babri Masjid land dispute case entering its final week, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has imposed Section 144 in Ayodhya district till December 10.
- 2 BJP leaders on SIT radar in Chinmayanand case(08:38)
Shahjahanpur, Oct 14 (IANS) Two BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh's Shajahanpur were now on the radar of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) which is probing sexual assault charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand.
- HAL braces for staff strike over wage revision (Lead)(01:14)
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) The state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is bracing for an indefinite strike from Monday by its 20,000 employees over wage revision and other demands, a union official said on Sunday.
- Modi offers help to typhoon-hit Japan, condoles losses(00:34)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished Japan early recovery from the damage and devastation caused by Typhoon Hagibis that has claimed over 30 lives so far and said Indian navy personnel who are on a scheduled visit to Japan would be happy to assist.
- Dutch royals on five day state visit to India, to meet PM(00:18)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The five-day state visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maixima of The Netherlands will focus on areas like water technology and maritime development, healthcare, sustainable agriculture, social initiatives and cultural heritage.
- 'Nirbhaya's friend took money from channels to recount horror story'(00:14)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Seven years after it shook the nation, the brutal December 16, 2012 gang-rape case is back in the headlines with senior journalist Ajit Anjum claiming that the victim's friend used to take money from various TV channels to recount the ordeal they faced that dark December night.
- Kerala fails to get medics from reserved category(00:10)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Unable to get qualified personnel from the Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) category to fill up 25 posts for Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officer, the Kerala Public Service Commission has issued notification, third since December 2014, inviting applications for the posts.
- Another Telangana RTC employee commits suicide (Lead)(23:54)
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A conductor of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) committed suicide on Sunday, hours after a driver, who attempted self-immolation on Saturday, died at a hospital here.
- BJP's Gandhi Sankalp Yatra to cover 6,500 km in Bengal(23:04)
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) As part of the nationwide Gandhi Sankalp Yatra on the sesquicentennial of Mahatma Gandhi, the West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members would traverse 6,500 km between October 15 and October 26, a senior leader said here on Sunday.
- Bengal celebrates Lakshmi Puja(22:56)
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Households and community pandals across West Bengal celebrated Lakshmi Puja on Sunday with much fanfare and fervour, fasting till late into the night with prayers for prosperity and wealth.
- Economy was strong under Manmohan Singh: Rahul (Lead)(21:36)
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for all-round failure on the economic front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said here on Sunday that under the former UPA Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Indian economy was very strong and flourished, earning the admiration of the whole world.
- Vande Bharat Express delayed at Allahabad due to AC fault(21:26)
Prayagraj, Oct 13 (IANS) Passengers of India's semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express between Varanasi and New Delhi had harrowing time due failure of the air conditioning system in some coaches and the train was stopped for over an hour at the Allahabad station.
- ED tightens noose on underworld-political nexus in Mumbai(21:18)
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Even as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the political-underworld nexus related to properties owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's associate Iqbal Mirchi, former Union Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Part (NCP) leader Praful Patel has clarified that he had no dealings with them.
- Wearing BJP T-shirt, Maharashtra farmer hangs himself(21:18)
Buldhana (Maharashtra), Oct 13 (IANS) In a huge embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling BJP, a distressed farmer sporting a a party poll campaign T-shirt hanged himself on a tree in the state's Buldhana district early on Sunday.
- MP political circles abuzz after Scindia meets aunts(21:06)
Gwalior, Oct 13 (IANS) Political circles in Madhya Pradesh are rife with speculation after Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia's recent meeting with his aunts and senior BJP leaders Yashodhara Raje and Vasundhara Raje on the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of the late Vijaya Raje Scindia, popularly known as Rajmata of Gwalior.
- TMC, BJP trade fire over Jiaganj murders(21:06)
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party continued to fight verbal battle over the Jiaganj triple murders, with a Bengal Minister accusing the BJP of doing politics and the BJP hitting back by reiterating the demand for a CBI probe, here on Sunday.
- Earthquake felt in Bikaner, no casualties(21:06)
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.5 on Richter scale was felt in and around Bikaner, Rajasthan, at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday. However, no casualties were reported.