- Family members lobby for BJP tickets in UP bypolls(15:55)
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh hasn't yet declared its policy for ticket allocation for the upcoming by-elections to seven assembly segments in the state, scheduled to be held in November, but family members of those whose seats were vacated due to various reasons, are already preparing to contest polls.
- Modi effect: Lucknow storyteller to represent India at Harvard event(10:58)
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the importance of storytelling in his 'Mann ki Baat' programme, a Lucknow-based 'dastango' (storyteller) is all set to represent India at a special event being organized by the Harvard University on October 8.
- NIA offices to come up in Jharkhand, Manipur, TN too(00:03)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a boost for the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned three additional branches for the anti-terror probe agency in Manipur, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu, an official said on Monday.
- No dispute with MGM Healthcare over SPB's treatment bill: Son(22:42)
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Film producer S.P. Charan, the son of legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam who was popularly known as SPB, on Monday requested people to stop spreading rumours as the family is in grief after the singer's death.
- SC questions Justice Mishra-led bench's land acquisition verdict(19:15)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday orally questioned the March 6 verdict by the Constitution bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra (now retired) on the land acquisition law, saying it leaves some things unanswered, such as if the government has possession but hasn't paid compensation, "for how long does this acquisition last?"
- CJI to lawyer: Better to sit in garden than in art gallery(14:09)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A lawyer on Monday was found seated in a garden to argue his matter, through video conferencing, before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde. The Chief Justice said the backdrop of trees was better than being in an art gallery.
- Teen mauled to death by leopard in UP(09:50)
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard near the Dudhwa forest range in Dhaurahra area of Lakhimpur Kheri district.
- Study to explore hyperloop from B'luru airport to city(23:25)
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) and the US-based hyperloop technology leader Virgin Hyperloop would jointly conduct a feasibility study to build a hyperloop corridor for high-speed transport between the airport and the city centre, a top official said on Sunday.
- 'Extremely unfortunate', says Sukhbir on Prez assent to farm Bills(19:58)
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) A day after deciding to quit the 23-year-old alliance with the BJP-led NDA, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Sunday described the Presidential assent to the three controversial farm sector Bills for which farmers are protesting in Punjab as "sad, disappointing and extremely unfortunate".
- How two policemen braved knives to save 2 lives!(13:18)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After an argument turned ugly and converted into a bloody fight in Central Delhi's Anand Parbat area between local dhaba owners and their two customers, two policemen who were passing by intervened and saved the two men who were attacked with knives and other sharp objects on Sunday night.