Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday advised both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to make Telugu the language of administration as well as a compulsory subject for people to get government jobs.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen India's geo-strategic stand and transform the northeastern region into an economic powerhouse, the Centre has cleared a Rs 6,167 crore upgrade of a 352-km National Highway (NH) in Mizoram that will improve economic connectivity to Myanmar as also create an alternate trade route for mainland traders doing business in the northeast.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Doklam border dispute between India and China will be resolved "very soon", Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced on Monday.
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam will be sworn in Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister, it was announced on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Day after the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on WhatsApp was spotted in the Google Play Beta Programme, a top WhatsApp executive says the mobile messaging app is excited about the government's digitisation drive and the future projects in the country.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah's planned visit to Tamil Nadu from Tuesday has been deferred, a party leader said on Monday.
Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS) Taliban militants have stoned to death a man on charges of having extra-marital relations with a woman in Afghanistan's Badakshan province, an official said on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday accused the Modi government of "going soft" on terror cases after the Supreme Court granted bail to former Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts.
Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS) Taliban militants on Monday overrun Kham Ab district in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province along the border with Turkmenistan, an official said.
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The two factions of the AIADMK on Monday merged, six months after they split following the death of then Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has sought "insaniyat", Kashmiriyat" and "jamhooriyat" to resolve the Kashmir dispute -- ideas he derided when then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee propagated them in 2003.
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Kamal Hassan on Monday took a jibe at the coming together of the two AIADMK factions, saying it amounts to fooling the people.
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswamy and his predecessor O. Panneerselvam reached the AIADMK headquarters here on Monday, taking the most decisive step in the merger of the two factions of the party that split after J. Jayalalithaa died.
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Shiv Sena on Monday demanded that Muslims who oppose the singing of "Vande Mataram" should be treated as "anti-nationals" and "disenfranchised".
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A gangster wanted for the murder of a criminal in a city court earlier this year has been arrested here, police said on Monday.