New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government will shortly nominate the directors to the board of the besieged building firm Unitech as directed by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), informed sources said on Saturday.
Sangli (Maharashtra), Dec 9 (IANS) Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane on Saturday asked Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to "keep his mouth shut" or face consequences as he will "reveal all".
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) An alliance of Communist parties in Nepal was on Saturday leading the country's first election to the provincial and federal assemblies in a setback to the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) that is pro-India, the media reported.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday said that the Congress worker Prime Minister Narendra Modi cited to attack the party, does not hold any position in the party, while hitting out for Modi for for moving away from "real issues".
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) A number of West Bengal ministers and political leaders on Saturday visited the family of a Bengali labourer, brutally killed in Rajasthan two days ago, and offered their condolences.
Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) Rallies and processions in Jaipur city cannot be taken out on working days during peak hours, the Rajasthan High Court ruled on Saturday.
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) Nearly 200 protesters staged a dharna outside the Goa Archbishop's official residence in Panaji on Saturday, protesting against the Church's decision to relocate of the feast venue of recently anointed saint Joseph Vaz.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Saturday met President Ram Nath Kovind and briefed him on issues related to women safety and the growing menace of illegal drugs and liquor being sold in the capital, a statement said.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) An estimated 68 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in 89 constituencies in Gujarat till 5 p.m., with the Election Commission saying the figure is likely to cross 70 per cent.
Colombo, Dec 9 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Saturday that the country has joined China's Belt and Road Initiative with the launch of operations at the Hambantota Port through a joint venture between the two nations.
Umsaw Khwan (Meghalaya), Dec 9 (IANS) Intelligence Bureau Chief Rajiv Jain on Saturday noted that India's northeastern states are relatively peaceful and urged newly-trained police officers to ensure peace prevails in the region.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Supporters thronged Congress President Sonia Gandhi's residence to wish her on her 71st birthday on Saturday, on a day when the Congress and BJP locked horns in the first phase of the Gujarat elections, and days before she steps down to make way for her son Rahul Gandhi to take up the party's top post.
Gandhinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the BJP was satisfied with the manner in which the first phase of polling in the Gujarat assembly elections went, and claimed his party was headed towards a landslide victory.
Srinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Authorities on Saturday disallowed a seminar on human rights organised by Kashmiri separatist leaders in the house of senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani here.
Lucknow, Dec 9 (IANS) Five children were injured in Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday when decorative helium gas-filled balloons exploded and caught fire, police said.