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  • Two Andhra Pradesh Ministers resign

    Andhra Pradesh Home Min P Sabita Reddy and Roads and Buildings Min D Prasada Rao, who were named as accused in disproportionate assets case involving Kadapa MP Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, late Sunday night submitted their resignations to CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy. The two tainted ministers put in their papers following a directive to […]

    70 percent turnout recorded in Punjab Panchayat polls

    Amid sporadic violence, nearly 70 per cent of 1.1 crore rural voters on Sunday exercised their franchise for Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections in Punjab. An estimated 70 per cent polling was reported as per initial reports, State Election Commissioner S S Brar said. The elections were by and large peaceful and no major […]

    Delhi to get tout-free, seamless property registration system

      In a major revamp of existing property registration system, Delhi Govt will put in place a transparent mechanism by end of the year under which people will be able to access hassle-free services in all 13 sub-registrar offices without any jurisdictional issue. The aim of the ambitious project -first of its kind in the […]

    Brisk polling reported in local body polls in Punjab

    In Punjab, brisk polling is in progress for 146 Panchayat Samitis and 22 Zila Parishads amidst tight security. More than 40 thousand police personnel have been deployed for free and fair elections. For the Zila Parishad, 760 candidates are in the fray. 5,786 candidates are contesting for Panchayat Samitis. Thirty candidates for Zila Parishad and […]

    UP govt seeks CBI probe into death of terror accused Khalid Mujahid

    The Uttar Pradesh government orders CBI probe into death of terror accused Khalid Mujahid. The serial blast accused Khalid died yesterday in Barabanki while returning from Faizabad where he was taken by the police for a court case. His uncle Zaheer Alam Falahi demanded for a CBI probe which was readily accepted by the state […]

    9 killed in gun-battle between Naxals and CRPF in C’garh

    Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals and a security man of elite Cobra battalion, were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and the ultras in Maoist-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisgarh. Additional Director General of Police (Naxal Operation) R K Vij said “eight villagers, including suspected Naxals died, apart from one security personnel, in cross-firing […]

    Heatwave sweeps parts of North India

    Intense heatwave is sweeping north India. In Uttar Pradesh, the day’s maximum temperature is ranging above 40 degrees with Allahabad simmering at 44.8 degrees. Our Correspondent reports, the blazing sun has compelled the people to remain indoors.

    Siddaramaiah expands Cabinet, 28 Ministers sworn in

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday expanded his Cabinet with the induction of 28 Ministers; twenty were made Cabinet Ministers and eight Ministers of State. But the exercise — five days after he was sworn-in alone — has set off dissatisfaction among a section of Congress legislators who failed to get the berth. Significantly, none […]

    Karnataka ministry expansion today, 29 to be sworn-in

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said he will induct 29 members to his ministry on Saturday, four days after he took office. “Twenty-nine will be sworn in on Saturday,” he told reporters but declined to reveal the names. Siddaramaiah took oath alone May 13. He and the state Congress president G. Parameshwara were in the national […]

    Govt sets up 6-member panel to measure backwardness of states

    Amid demands for special category status by Bihar, the Centre on Wednesday set up an expert committee to evolve a composite index to measure backwardness of states, the 6-member committee headed by Raghuram G Rajan, Chief Economic Adviser would submit its report within 60 days. “It has been decided to constitute an Expert Committee… to […]