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  • My wife Dimple will not contest next polls: Akhilesh Yadav

    In an attempt to downplay presence of 'dynasty politics' in Samajwadi Party, party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that if his party follows dynasty politics, then his wife Dimple Yadav would not contest next elections

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:52 IST

  • Ishwarganj village becomes first open defecation free village of Kanpur

    The Bithoor area of Ishwariganj village has now become the first open defecation free (ODF) village in Kanpur. Preparations are in full swing as President Ramnath Kovind is scheduled to visit the village on September 15. A total of 379 toilets have been constructed in the village with the help of either the government or through voluntary organisations. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also accompany the President on his visit to the village.

    Sep 14, 2017, 21:06 IST

  • On day 1, Lucknow Metro halts after technical glitch, passengers excavated

    The newly inaugurated metro train was stuck near Durgapuri station due to technical glitch in Lucknow on Wednesday. People in the metro services on its first day were taken aback that triggered panic among passengers. The passengers had to be evacuated midway on to the tracks after they started complaining of suffocation and high temperature inside the compartments. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off Lucknow Metro with much fan fare on Tuesday.

    Sep 06, 2017, 21:44 IST

  • CM Naidu hails PV Sindhu for winning silver at World Badminton Championship

    Renowned badminton player PV Sindhu on Wednesday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. She was accompanied by her Chief National Coach P. Gopichand. CM Chandrababu Naidu was happy and blessed Sindhu for her better performance in future and also wished luck for her service as a deputy collector. CM Naidu enquired about the Amaravati Badminton Academy, which will be established soon. PV Sindhu won silver medal after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the finals of the World Badminton Championship held at Glasgow.

    Aug 31, 2017, 15:56 IST

  • Watch: Goa Assembly by-polls: CM Manohar Parrikar casts his vote

    Goa Assembly by-polls polling began in Panaji, Valpoi on Wednesday morning. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was seen casting his vote. Talking to media, he said, there will be heavy voting and till noon more than 50% voting will be done.

    Aug 23, 2017, 17:44 IST

  • Akhilesh Yadav detained on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

    Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was detained on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Hasanganj and later released, on Thursday. Akhilesh was on his way to meet his party workers in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya. Akhilesh alleged that the police do not want him to meet the party workers and everything was constructed so that a Bharatiya Janata Party leader can win the Panchayat presidential polls. Reportedly, a few party workers were also detained after they had a clash with the police in Auraiya

    Aug 17, 2017, 20:30 IST

  • Mortal remains of soldier Narendra Singh reaches hometown, family demands face-to-face war with Pakistan

    Mortal remains of soldier Narendra Singh Bisht, who lost his life in the ceasefire violation in Uri last week, was brought to Dehradun for the last rites on Thursday. Havildar Narendra Singh received a critical head injury and was undergoing treatment, but unfortunately the brave soldier succumbed to his injury. Bisht’s daughter expressed her pain and demanded a face-to-face war between India and Pakistan. Singh belonged to Narayanbagad in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed grief over the demise of Havildar Bisht and prayed for the peace of the departed soul.

    Aug 17, 2017, 17:11 IST

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Latest visuals from BRD hospital

    Till now more than 70 children have lost their lives in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital due to Encephalitis and the premises of the hospital is filled with woes of the victims’ kin. According to data obtained from the hospital, a total of 60 deaths occurred in five days - from August 7 to August 11. The procured data also shows the number of oxygen cylinders sent for refilling each day, showing a clear shortage of liquid oxygen in the hospital. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked a team of top ministers to determine if the death of the children was actually due to a disruption in oxygen supply at the hospital and assured to ‘not spare anyone found guilty’

    Aug 14, 2017, 21:58 IST

  • Shah Rukh Khan's special gesture for Aamir Khan will win your hearts

    We all know that Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and his director wife, Kiran Rao, have been diagnosed with swine flu and that was the reason the duo could not make it to the prize distribution ceremony of their ambitious 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup' tournament. Here's how Shah Rukh Khan stepped in to help Mr. Perfectionist

    Aug 08, 2017, 12:40 IST

  • Shah Rukh Khan: Every year I wait for Didi's call on Raksha Bandhan

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is a household name for years, also waits for a special phone call every year on Raksha Bandhan. Yes, for all those who are shocked, let me clarify that it none other than West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's phone call

    Aug 07, 2017, 23:27 IST

  • 'Poora desh mein emergency, hum log ke yahan chhapa', says Lalu Yadav

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav addressed a press conference in Ranchi on Thursday. While addressing the mediapersons, Lalu hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he is behind the CBI raid conducted against his family members’ resort. He also condemned Nitish Kumar for begin a 'Palturam'

    Aug 03, 2017, 21:19 IST

  • Indian Women's Cricket Team captain Mithali Raj felicitated by Telangana CM

    Indian Women's Cricket Team captain Mithali Raj was felicitated by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao at Pragati Bhavan in Hyderabad. Mithali was applauded for her outstanding performance in the ICC Women's World Cup

    Jul 31, 2017, 19:52 IST

  • Nitish Kumar wins vote of trust in Bihar Assembly

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won the trust vote in the Assembly by winning the vote of 131 of the 243 legislators. Ahead of the test, a group of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers protested outside the assembly by carrying placards

    Jul 28, 2017, 20:50 IST

  • You will see change in next 40 months: Sushil Kumar Modi after swearing-in

    Soon after coming out from the swearing-in ceremony, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said progress will remain their priority

    Jul 27, 2017, 21:50 IST

  • Nitish Kumar's decision to resign is a well planned move, claims Lalu Yadav

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of joining hands with BJP-RSS, and claimed that his decision to resign is a well planned move

    Jul 27, 2017, 10:16 IST

  • Cop slaps man for crossing road as CM Chandrababu convoy was passing

    In a shocking incident, a cop slapped a man, who was trying to cross the road, when the convoy of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was passing through in Hyderabad

    Jul 21, 2017, 20:25 IST

  • Farooq Abdullah calls for third party intervention to settle Kashmir issue

    Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah expressed concern on the prevailing Kashmir issue and said India should take help either of the United States or China to find a permanent solution

    Jul 21, 2017, 17:17 IST

  • Caught on cam: Cop slaps man for crossing road as CM Chandrababu convoy was passing

    In a shocking incident, a cop slapped a man, who was trying to cross the road, when the convoy of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was passing through in Hyderabad

    Jul 21, 2017, 09:04 IST

  • Lalu Yadav offered RS seat to Mayawati from Bihar, confirms son Tejashwi

    Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday night arrived in the national capital. Responding to a question thrown by the media, the Deputy CM confirmed that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has spoken to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati, conveyed support to her and offered her a Rajya Sabha (RS) seat from Bihar

    Jul 20, 2017, 10:39 IST

  • Video: Amitabh Bachchan at Amruta Fadnavis' song launch

    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan attended the song launch of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta Fadnavis. Watch video

    Jun 02, 2017, 10:27 IST

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