Counter intelligence wing busts inter-state drug racket

Jalandhar: In another major seizure of drug haul, the Counter-Intelligence Wing has busted an inter-state drug smuggling racket and recovered 3.5 quintal poppy husk hidden under onion bags in a truck in Phillaur.

Akali Dal against Kamal Nath becoming as MP CM

New Delhi: Akali Dal leader and Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Thursday said Sikhs would hold nation-wide protests if Congress leader Kamal Nath became the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Sirsa alleged Kamal Nath had a role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

NOTA votes exceeded victory margin in 12 Rajasthan seats

Jaipur: In 12 Assembly seats in Rajasthan, NOTA (None of the Above) garnered more votes than the margin by which candidates won the election, affecting both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

HC seeks response on Air India pilot's anticipatory bail plea

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the city police to file its response to the anticipatory bail plea of Air India pilot Arvind Kathpalia accused of violating aircraft rules and tampering with evidence.

Election results setback for Modi, Shah: CPI-M

New Delhi: The results of Assembly elections in the Hindi heartland are a setback for the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, the CPI-M has said, warning that the BJP may be tempted now to whip up more communal frenzy.

Petrol prices increase after 2 months

Mumbai: After declining for nearly two months, petrol prices rose marginally on Thursday across three of the four metro cities in the country.

Railways start work under MGNREGA scheme

Agartala: The Railways, for the first time, have started utilising the government's rural job flagship scheme - MGNREGA - to undertake railway work, a senior official said on Thursday.

Residents again urge DC to remove inconvenience in way of affidavit

Nurmahal: Area residents in January had urged Jalandhar deputy commissioner (DC)Varindar Kumar Sharma to remove inconvenience in way of affidavit.

Gehlot to be Rajasthan CM

Jaipur: Veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot appears to have pipped Sachin Pilot in the race for Chief Minister in Rajasthan.

LS adjourned for the day amid ruckus over Rafale, Ram temple

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after two brief adjournments during Question Hour amid unrelenting protests by the opposition, which raised the Rafale deal among other issues, while NDA ally Shiv Sena demanded an ordinance to pave the way for the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya at the earliest.

Protect churches during Christmas, appeals Mumbai NGO

Mumbai: A Mumbai NGO on Thursday appealed to the Supreme Court to withdraw the permission for the use of fire-crackers during Christmas and instead ensure protection to churches and Christians during the upcoming Christmas festival.

BJP MPs meet, pay homage to Vajpayee

New Delhi: The BJP Parliamentary Party met here on Thursday and paid tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and former Union Minister Ananth Kumar.

KCR takes oath as Telangana CM

Hyderabad: K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term in a row.

Madhya Pradesh CLP to meet at 4 p.m.

Bhopal: The newly elected Congress MLAs in Madhya Pradesh will meet at 4 p.m. in the Pradesh Congress Committee office on Thursday to choose their Legislature Party leader, party officials said.

Meghalaya HC judgement unacceptable: Owaisi Rahul to announce MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan CM names NASA's Juno mission to cross halfway to Jupiter next week Aviation officials, airline CEOs' personal appearance in Meghalaya HC stayed Shiv Sena raises Ram temple issue in Lok Sabha, demands ordinance Lok Sabha adjourned for the day Leaders pay homage to Parliament attack victims Cold Thursday morning in Delhi, rain improves air to 'poor' Gehlot, Pilot in Delhi as Rahul to pick new Rajasthan CM Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day Interpol issues red corner notice against Choksi LS adjourned twice Delhi government to construct bridges on Najafgarh drain 20 trains cancelled for 2 months in UP Rental housing sector needs government intervention: Report BJP lost Rajasthan by just over 1.70 lakh votes 500 Indian fishermen in Pakistan, Sri Lanka jails Kamal Nath stakes claim to form government in MP People reject BJP's attacks on Nehru-Gandhi family, institutions: Pawar Assam NRC claims, objections can be filed till Dec 31: SC Verdict in Hindi heartland states gives Congress hope for 2019 Election results signal beginning of BJP's end: Raj Babbar Shiv Sena raises Ram temple issue in Parliament Congress to form MP government as Shivraj Singh Chouhan resigns Ex-Jharkhand Minister arrested by CBI in DA case Congress to form MP government as BJP concedes defeat; CM resigns Shaktikanta Das takes over as RBI Governor New governor will diminish RBI, play to government's tunes: Congress New RBI Governor takes charge Four states are now 'BJP-mukt', says Shiv Sena
<December 2018>