Pakistani Hindu girls be sent to their homes: Sushma

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the two Hindu girls, who were reportedly kidnapped in Pakistan and forced to convert, should be restored to their families immediately.

China destroys maps showing Arunachal as India's

Chinese authorities have destroyed 30,000 world maps for showing Arunachal Pradesh as part of India and also referring to Taiwan as a country.

Lalu Prasad's RJD losing ground in Jharkhand

There was a time when prominent leaders of the UPA in Jharkhand would often visit RJD chief Lalu Prasad but now the party has been left fending for itself in the state.

Rathore's 7 queries to Rahul ahead of Rajasthan visit

Ahead of Congress President Rahul Gandhi's visit to Rajasthan on Tuesday, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore demanded answers to seven questions, including loan waivers and the Balakot airstrike.

Goa Minister slams coalition ally for taking on BJP

Amid brewing discontent in Goa's ruling coalition, Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude on Tuesday said that leaders of the ruling alliance party, the MGP, play the role of 'jokers' in a pack of cards.

Pulwama attack triggers dangers of virtual SIMs

 As reports emerged of the suicide bomber behind the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir using virtual SIMs for communication with his handlers, the country woke up to the dangers of allowing these kinds of app-based communication services.

Happy to see PSU banks bailing out Jet: Mallya

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said he was happy to see that public sector banks have bailed out Jet Airways, wishing the same was done for his now defunct Kingfisher Airlines.

Advani, Joshi refused to contest polls: Vijayvargiya

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya here on Tuesday said party's former Presidents Murli Manohar Joshi and Lal Krishna Advani themselves refused contest the Lok Sabha polls this time.

Kingmaker Lalu Yadav's RJD losing ground in Jharkhand

There was a time when prominent leaders of the UPA in Jharkhand would visit RJD chief Lalu Yadav often but now the party is left fending for itself in the state.

Indian, Pakistani troops exchange heavy fire on LoC

Indian and Pakistani armies exchanged heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Omar hopes Kargil-Skardu, other roads will also open

 Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday expressed hope that the Pakistani government will also open Kargil-Skardu and other roads between divided Kashmir.

Number of Indian workers in Kuwait over 889,000

The number of Indian workers in Kuwait has soared over 889,000, the highest amongst all other expat workers in this Arab country, media reports said.

CRPF kills 4 Maoists in Chhattisgarh

CRPF troopers on Tuesday shot dead four Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Five years that turned India's concept of news on its head

When Anna Hazare launched his India Against Corruption (IAC) in 2011, little did he realise the media convergence - some term it media disruption - the movement would cause over the next five years, unleashing a "spiral of mediatisation with its ever-widening gyres" that has forever changed the manner in which the country's citizens and media outlets look at what constitutes news and its delivery.

BJP fields Rupak Sarmah from Nowgong LS seat

The BJP has fielded MLA Rupak Sarmah to contest the coming general elections from the Nowgong Lok Sabha seat, despite Rajen Gohain, the sitting MP from the constituency, getting a clean chit against a rape case against him.

Modi to address BJP rally in Jammu on Thursday

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in the Jammu district on Thursday, a BJP official said here on Tuesday.

Keeping eye on crime shows won't curb crimes

Over the years, real life criminals have cited shows like "Crime Patrol" and "Savdhaan India" as inspiration. Even though these shows continue to inspire some people to commit crimes, police says keeping an eye on such content is not the solution.

BJP denies Joshi ticket, asks not to contest

Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Murali Manohar Joshi will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from anywhere as he has been denied a party ticket.

Petrol price down 7 paise, diesel dips 8 paise

NEW DELHI: Petrol prices declined by 7 paise across the metropolitan cities on Thursday after remaining unchanged for the last two days, data from the Indian Oil Corp's website showed.

Mumbai Congress chief Nirupam out, Deora in

MUMBAI: In a surprise reshuffle ahead of parliamentary elections, Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam was on Monday suddenly removed and replaced with former Union Minister Milind Deora.


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