Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband's last rites
Thanjavur : Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan Maruthappa's mortal remains have been kept for people to pay last respects.
Lalu convicted in 4th fodder scam case, Jagannath Mishra acquitted
Ranchi : Jailed former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad was today convicted by a special CBI court of criminal conspiracy, corruption and other charges in the fourth fodder scam case while another ex-chief minister Jagannath Mishra was acquitt
Pak summons its envoy in India for consultations over 'harassment': Foreign Office
Islamabad : Upping the ante, Pakistan today said it has decided to call back its High Commissioner in India Sohail Mahmood for consultations after repeated incidence of "harassment" of its diplomatic staff in New Delhi.
Foreign Office sp
Ayodhya dispute: SC rejects interventions of unrelated people in case, says only original parties to advance arguments
New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the contention that only original parties who are involved in the dispute be allowed to advance their arguments in the sensitive Babri-Masjid land dispute case. It rejected all interim pleas
9 CRPF personnel martyred in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district
New Delhi : Nine CRPF personnel were martyred and 10 others injured today in a Maoist attack when their Mine Protected Vehicle (MPV) blew up in the restive Sukma district of Chhattisgarh's Bastar division.
Four of the injured personnel are s
SC allows passive euthanasia, recognises ‘living will’ of terminally ill patients
New Delhi : In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court Friday passed an order allowing passive euthanasia in the country. The apex court, recognising “living will” made by terminally-ill patients who are likely to go into a permanent vegeta
PM Narendra Modi speaks to Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke with TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu a day after the latter announced the resignation of his party's two ministers from the Union government over Centre's refus
Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for third day
New Delhi : The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were today disrupted for the third consecutive day amid protests by various parties, including NDA allies TDP and Shiv Sena over various issues.
As soon as the House met for the day, members f
PM Modi, Jordan King Abdullah II unite against terrorism, say it has no religion
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jordan King Abdullah II on Thursday resolved to fight against the global scourge of terrorism, stating that terrorism has no religion.
Addressing the gathering at a conference on ‘Islamic Heri
India bids final adieu to first female superstar: Sridevi cremated with state honours
Mumbai : Sridevi - Indian cinema’s first female superstar was cremated on Wednesday, 4 days after she breathed her last in Dubai at around 11 pm. Wrapped in the tri-colour Padma Shri Sridevi’s mortal remains were accorded full State Honours at