Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government late on Saturday effected a major rejig of the police administration, posting 22 new district police chiefs as well transferring an Inspector General of Police and three Deputy Inspector Generals of Police (DIG).
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Congress plenary on Saturday saw some forthright suggestions from party workers who were given prominence during the delberations on the resolutions.
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman Chartered Accountant died after she fell from the 17th floor of a city high rise on Saturday, police said, adding they suspect that it was a case of suicide.
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti hoped on Saturday the state opens up to the world as an international trading destination through land routes, realizing its geopolitical situation as part of a peaceful region.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday said it would impose a five per cent cess on the incomes of the top one per cent richest Indians, when it comes to power.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A senior citizen was on Saturday brutally beaten to death here after he intervened to stop a fight between his son and a neighbour over distribution of water from a tanker, police said. All the four accused, including a juvenile, have been taken into custody.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday expressed its willingness to ally "with all like-minded parties" with a "pragmatic approach" to defeat the Narendra Modi government in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with party chief Rahul Gandhi stating that the country was feeling tired and seeking a change.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Indian farmers and the scientists have to work together to transform agriculture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
Shimla, March 17 (IANS) In a major relief to veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, who is accused of sexually harassing his cousin, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Saturday stayed the state police investigation into the case.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Saturday began its "satyagrah" protest against the administration's removal of seven Chairpersons and a Dean and said they would go on a fast and a three-day strike from Monday if the decision was not reversed.
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) A haul of 763 kgs of cannabis (ganja) was seized in Assam and two persons arrested, an official said here Saturday.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time after unseating the Congress in the February 27 assembly elections.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police arrested a factory owner and his associate on the charge of manufacturing spurious medicines here, police said on Saturday.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Plagued by defections in some poll-bound states, especially in the noortheast, the Congress on Saturday said that it will consider legislative disincentives to end the practice and also debar defectors from contesting elections for six years.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday dismissed as "an antic" his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal's apology to Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia.