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  • BSSC Chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested in connection with clerical exam paper leak

    Patna: A Senior IAS officer and the chairman of Bihar Staff Selection Commission Sudhir Kumar has been arrested today in connection with question paper leak of clerical examination in the state. Special Investagtion team has arrested him from Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. Four relatives of Chairman were also taken in police custody.   SIT Chief […]

    Campaigning in full swing for 5th phase of Assembly polls in UP, voting on Monday

    Up: In Uttar Pradesh, canvassing for fifth phase of assembly elections is in full swing. Star campaigners from all major political parties have very hectic schedule today in most of the poll bound districts. A total of 52 constituencies spread over 11 districts of Tarai and eastern regions of the state will go to poll […]

    Jaitley leaves for UK to represent India at reception by Queen Elizabeth II

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today left for London to represent the Indian government at a historic reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II to launch the UK-India Year of Culture 2017. Bilateral talks with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond are among the ministerial meetings on Jaitley’s agenda, during […]

    BJD retains number one position in Odisha Panchayat polls

    Bhuvaneswar: In Odisha, the five-phase three-tier Panchayat polls ended on Tuesday where the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) continued to be Number 1 and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued its unexpected surge till the end of the last rounds.   The BJD which had swept the 2012 panchayat polls, winning 651 of the 851 ZP […]

    Foreign Secy S. Jaishankar holds bilateral talks with Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina

      New Delhi: India’s Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar called on the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka last evening and discussed recent developments in Indo-Bangla relations and the region. During the talks, Mr. Jaishankar raised the issue of SAARC and drew her attention to its current deadlock on which the premier said we should […]

    Polling underway for 4th phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh

    Up: Polling is underway for the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Voting is taking place for 53 seats spread over 12 districts of eastern UP and Bundelkhand region. These districts are Allahabad, Chitrakoot, Banda, Fatehpur, Hamirpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Kaushambi, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Pratapgarh and Raebareli. Voting, which began at 7 AM, will end […]

    Army Chief General Bipin Rawat visits Southern Command hqs in Pune

    New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat visited the headquarters of Southern Command in Pune yesterday. This was General Rawat’s first visit to the Headquarters of Southern Command, the largest geographical formation of the Indian Army, after taking charge in December. During the visit, the Chief of the Army Staff was briefed on […]

    Uzbekistan’s Journalist freed after 18 years in prison

    Uzbesisthan: A journalist and opposition activist in the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan, Muhammad Bekjanov, has been freed after serving 18 years in prison. He was convicted of attempting to kill the late President, Islam Karimov, but has said he was tortured into confessing to fabricated charges. Mr Bekjanov is a brother of exiled opposition […]

    Delhi Police registers case of rioting, assaulting police officers on duty

      New Delhi: Delhi Police has registered a case of rioting and assaulting police officers on duty against unknown persons in connection with the clashes between members of ABVP and AISA at Delhi University’s Ramjas College yesterday. The genesis of the clash was an invite to JNU students Umar Khalid, facing sedition charges, and Shehla […]

    TN: CM Palaniswamy meets Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan

      Chenni: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy met Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan in Chennai this morning. He was accompanied by some of his cabinet colleagues during the meeting. It comes a day after his victory in the trust vote in the Assembly that was marred by ruckus and eviction of opposition […]