IMF chief Christine Lagarde said PM Modi needs to pay more attention to women

NEW DELHI:  Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, should pay more attention to women in the country, Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, said at a media conference in Washington on Thursday.

This is the second time in four...

The opposition parties will also discuss how to defeat BJP in upcoming elections. (File)

New Delhi:  The leaders of opposition parties will meet tomorrow in Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad's chamber in Parliament and are likely to discuss the issue of the Supreme Court verdict rejecting multiple pleas for an...

The subsided food grain scheme will benefit over one crore students in India, said Mr Paswan

Patna:  Continuing its Dalit outreach, the central government has decided to expand a scheme to provide subsidised food grains to students belonging to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes (OBC) living in...

Karnataka elections 2018: BS Yeddyurappa will contest from Shikaripura assembly constituency

Bengaluru:  A week after the BJP released its first list of 72 candidates for Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, the party announced another 82 candidates on April 16. The first list by the BJP had included its chief ministerial...

CLAT 2018 admit card will be made available at the official website: www.clat.ac.in.

CLAT 2018 Admit Card: The CLAT 2018 Admit Card or Hall ticket can be downloaded by the candidates by logging into their login account from April 20, 2018 on the official website. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 is being organized by the National University of...

Washington:  India has 19 crore adults without a bank account despite the success of the ambitious Jan Dhan Yojana, making it the world's second largest unbanked population after that of China, the World Bank said today.

Besides, almost half of the bank accounts remained inactive in the past year, the multilateral...

The HC judges had visited the site of the incident in Naroda Patiya area to understand topography. (File)

Ahmedabad:  The Gujarat High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on appeals in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case tomorrow.

A division bench of justices Harsha Devani and A S Supehiya had reserved the order last...

This is the fifth incident of rape of a minor girl in six days in Odisha. (File photo)

Baripada:  In a fifth incident of rape of a minor girl in six days in Odisha, a 14-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted in the state's Mayurbhanj district. While the Mayurbhanj incident occurred Wednesday night, four similar cases...

Pravin Togadia had begun his fast in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. (File photo)

Gandhinagar:  Citing health reasons, former VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Thursday called off his "indefinite fast" and said he will now travel across the country to build pressure vis-a-vis his demands, including building a grand Ram Temple at...

Can we expect to see Salman and Katrina co-hosting Bigg Boss 12

New Delhi:  Busy star Katrina Kaif's packed schedule might just get busier. The Dhoom 3 actress is reportedly being considered by the makers of Bigg Boss 12 as the co-host of the TV show - she might just join with Salman Khan on the show, reports Deccan...

Police confirmed that the man's wife also also succumbed to her injury. (File photo)

Faridababd:  A 29-year-old man from Punjab on Thursday committed suicide in Haryana's Faridabad town after shooting his wife, police said, adding that the woman also succumbed to her injury.

According to the police, Narender Singh arrived...

 

Karnataka elections 2018: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will contest from Chamundeshwari constituency

Bengaluru:  With less than a month to go for Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, the Congress on April 15 released its list of 218 candidates. The party is yet to name candidates for the remaining six out of the 224 assembly...

Karnataka assembly polls: JD(S) could play king maker if no party gets a clear majority

Bengaluru:  It's election season in Karnataka and many senior politicians seem to be leaving nothing to chance. Visits to temples and mutts or monasteries by BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress president have been frequent in the last...

MLA Kanwar Sandhu said Punjab was facing a severe financial and economic crisis. (File)

Chandigarh:  AAP leader and MLA Kanwar Sandhu said today he has written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking special status for Punjab and its inclusion in the list of special category states (SCS).

Mr Sandhu has also written to...

VBU Results Declared @ Vbu.ac.in; Know How To Check

VBU Result: The Vinoba Bhave University (VBU) results Master of Arts (M.A), Master of Science (M.Sc) and Master of Commerce (M.Com) CBCS examination of 2017-19 batch held in the month of February 2018 has been released on the official website. The students may also check the results of M.A, M.Sc...

Randeep Surjewala said Congress was not among the petitioners seeking a probe into the judge's death.

New Delhi:  The Congress today raised questions over the Supreme Court verdict rejecting a batch of pleas seeking a probe into the alleged mysterious death of judge B H Loya, saying it was a sad letter day in the...

 

Ministry of electronics and IT has been asked to get a written commitment from Facebook. (File photo)

New Delhi:  A parliamentary panel today directed IT ministry officials to get a "written commitment" from Facebook and other social networking sites that their platforms would not be used to manipulate Indian elections, a...

A still from Badumbaaa song (courtesy YouTube)

New Delhi:  Amitabh Bachchan, take a bow! What dance moves, ya. Badumbaaa, a new song from Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor's upcoming film 102 Not Out released today and is sending fans of the actors into some sort of a meltdown. The song Badumbaaa has all the...

 

The opening marks another milestone for reforms spearheaded by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

RIYADH:  Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theatre on Wednesday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.

A red carpet...

A still from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. (Image courtesy: YouTube)

New Delhi:  The final trailer of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is trending for all the right reasons. The trailer had over 62 million views in less than 24 hours and it is the top trending video on YouTube. The two-and-a-half minute trailer shows...

 

New Delhi:  On Thursday, we were delighted to have spotted a throwback post on Zarine Khan's Instagram. The Hate Story 3 actress shared a major blast from the past, in which she's so young that she's barely recognisable as the star she is today. Sharing the piece of throwback gold, Zarine Khan wrote: "Once upon a...

Venkaiah Naidu said in India women are worshipped as goddess. (File photo)

Chandigarh:  Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday blamed colonial and foreign rule in India for the lack of respect towards women which was leading to crimes against them.

Without mentioning the barbaric rape of an eight-year-old girl child...

Arvind Kejriwal has been discharged in the defamation case by Delhi and District Cricket Association

New Delhi:  A Delhi court today discharged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad in a criminal complaint filed against them by the Delhi and District Cricket Association and its then Vice President...

New York:  Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella have been named in TIME magazine's 100 most influential people in the world this year, an annual list of honorees that includes US President Donald Trump.

"TIME's...

 

The 10-year-old was related to the bridegroom, who was a friend of the accused. (File photo)

Raipur:  A 10-year-old girl was raped and killed during a wedding function in a village in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday. Police said the 25-year-old accused, who has been arrested, admitted to have raped and...

D K Shivakumar has declared that he is as an educationist and social worker by profession. (File)

Bengaluru:  Karnataka Energy Minister D K Shivakumar today declared assets over Rs 600 crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination for the May 12 assembly election in the state.

Total assets (movable and immovable)...

The workers touched, pushed and shoved women workers in an inappropriate manner. (Representational)

Mumbai:  A woman Congress worker has complained to the party's city unit that she was allegedly molested by male colleagues on Sunday during a candle march held here to protest against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

She...

Judge Loya case: Yogi Adityanath said the Supreme Court verdict has exposed the Congress

Lucknow:  Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled out an investigation into the death of judge BH Loya and called the petitions for an independent probe "scandalous", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today trained his guns...

Rajnath Singh said the Supreme Court order has raised serious questions on PILs.

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court order rejecting the plea for a probe into the death of Judge B H Loya has sent out a clear message that the judiciary cannot be "misled" by allegations based on political vendetta, Union Home Minister Rajnath...

PM Narendra Modi had referred to his poem at a programme in London on Wednesday

London:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today shared a poem titled 'Ramata Ram Akela' penned by him in his mother tongue - Gujarati.

"Here is my poem 'Ramata Ram Akela', which I had referred to during the programme in London last evening," PM...

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