New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed Diwali greetings to the crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, currently on a mission to circumnavigate the globe.
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Two head constables of the Punjab Police have been placed under suspension in connection with the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana on October 17, police said on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) West Bengal on Thursday plunged into religious fervour with simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Odisha on Thursday dampened Diwali celebrations and the festive spirit, forcing the people to stay indoors, officials said.
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday.
Gorakhpur, Oct 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday celebrated Diwali at the Tikonia Vantangiya Dalit colony here in his former parliamentary constituency Gorakhpur, officials said.
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said Lord Ram will punish the BJP as it has been doing politics in his name.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Odisha Governor S.C. Jamir was on Thursday hospitalized after he complained of chest pain.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India has witnessed 66 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate from 1990 to 2015 but most of the new-born deaths -- 24 per cent of all -- still occur in the country, according to a new UN report.
Darjeeling, Oct 19 (IANS) Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has alleged that West Bengal Police ransacked his residence around midnight on Wednesday.
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) At least five people were injured when a crucial concrete bridge linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab collapsed on Thursday, an official said.
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities on Thursday allowed into the country around 10,000 Rohingyas stranded in an area between Bangladesh and Myanmar for days, owing to a lack of space in camps.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Adding a new twist to the defection of six municipal corporators, a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) corporator, Sanjay R. Turde, on Thursday claimed he was also "lured" to join the Shiv Sena last week.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India on Thursday strongly condemned the terror attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province that claimed at least 43 lives and expressed solidarity with the violence-hit nation.
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with soldiers deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.