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    Congress fields Jaswant’s son against Rajasthan CM Raje

    Congress fields Jaswant’s son against Rajasthan CM Raje


    None from the Jaswant Singh family, which hails from western Rajasthan, has ever contested an election in eastern Rajasthan, the home ground of Raje and her parliamentarian son Dushyant Singh. Congress has nominated Manvendra hoping to encash the...

    None from the Jaswant Singh family, which hails from western Rajasthan, has ever contested an election in eastern Rajasthan, the home ground of Raje and her parliamentarian son Dushyant Singh. Congress has nominated Manvendra hoping to encash the resentment of Rajputs against the CM for allegedly targeting his family and the community. Rajasthan goes to the polls on December 7.
    Modi in Male, seeks to counter China influence l reclaim lost ground ceded to China attends swearing-in of Maldivian Prez Solih

    Modi in Male, seeks to counter China influence l reclaim lost ground ceded to China attends swearing-in of Maldivian Prez Solih


    Modi's day-long visit was intended to cement the opportunity provided by the victory of opposition candidate Solih after Yameen had imposed emergency, jailed judges and political opponents while cosying up to Chinese interests in return for Beijing's...

    Modi's day-long visit was intended to cement the opportunity provided by the victory of opposition candidate Solih after Yameen had imposed emergency, jailed judges and political opponents while cosying up to Chinese interests in return for Beijing's support to his unpopular regime. The PM was the only head of government or state to be invited to the event.
    Longewala hero, who inspired 'Border', dies

    Longewala hero, who inspired 'Border', dies


    The recipient of the country's second-highest gallantry award, the Maha Vir Chakra, was diagnosed with blood cancer in August when he was in Canada. The 78-year-old, who had returned to India on November 10, breathed his last at 8.30am. Brigadier...

    The recipient of the country's second-highest gallantry award, the Maha Vir Chakra, was diagnosed with blood cancer in August when he was in Canada. The 78-year-old, who had returned to India on November 10, breathed his last at 8.30am. Brigadier Chandpuri's cremation will be held with full military honours on Monday.
    68% of Ayushman beneficiaries get treatment in pvt hospitals

    68% of Ayushman beneficiaries get treatment in pvt hospitals


    Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana — the secondary and tertiary care arm of the government-funded health insurance scheme — 2,32,592 beneficiaries received hospitalisation under in less than two months of its rollout on Sept 23, according to...

    Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana — the secondary and tertiary care arm of the government-funded health insurance scheme — 2,32,592 beneficiaries received hospitalisation under in less than two months of its rollout on Sept 23, according to data compiled by the National Health Agency (NHA).
    Adhia turned down offers of important positions: Finance Minister

    Adhia turned down offers of important positions: Finance Minister


    According to sources, government was keen to make Adhia the cabinet secretary, a position which would have ensured him a two year-term. The government also considered, sources said, the option of appointing the officer as the Comptroller and Auditor...

    According to sources, government was keen to make Adhia the cabinet secretary, a position which would have ensured him a two year-term. The government also considered, sources said, the option of appointing the officer as the Comptroller and Auditor General after moving the current head of the federal auditor to J&K as governor. Both moves were dropped after Adhia declined to serve beyond November.
    Superbugs kill more in India than globally, mortality rate is 13%

    Superbugs kill more in India than globally, mortality rate is 13%


    According to the study, conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP) among others, the overall morality rate due to drug resistant bacteria in India was 13% in...

    According to the study, conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP) among others, the overall morality rate due to drug resistant bacteria in India was 13% in 2015.
    Women enter Taj Mahal mosque, perform puja

    Women enter Taj Mahal mosque, perform puja


    Three women belonging to Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad, a local right-wing outfit, offered puja at the 400-year-old mosque in the Taj Mahal complex on Saturday. The women lit 'dhoop batti' and poured 'ganga jal' inside the premises as a video of the...

    Three women belonging to Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad, a local right-wing outfit, offered puja at the 400-year-old mosque in the Taj Mahal complex on Saturday. The women lit 'dhoop batti' and poured 'ganga jal' inside the premises as a video of the incident went viral on social media.
    Infighting in Chautala family ends in split

    Infighting in Chautala family ends in split


    Infighting within the political family of the Chautalas of Haryana finally ended in a split on Saturday.The break-up happened with Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) patriarch...

    Infighting within the political family of the Chautalas of Haryana finally ended in a split on Saturday.The break-up happened with Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) patriarch .
    Opposition alliance would be unworkable coalition of rivals: Jaitley

    Opposition alliance would be unworkable coalition of rivals: Jaitley


    The proposed grand alliance of opposition parties will be a "coalition of rivals" which cannot govern the country and its fast-growing economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley said here on...

    The proposed grand alliance of opposition parties will be a "coalition of rivals" which cannot govern the country and its fast-growing economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley said here on Saturday.
    Street meets biz: rappers are ramping up

    Street meets biz: rappers are ramping up


    While Mumbai gully rapper Divine made his Bollywood debut with his ‘Paintra’ number, Delhi boy Prabh Deep’s debut album Class-Sikh climbed the charts on Apple Music in Oct. On Sunday, Divine, Smokey, DJ Ritviz and international acts like Diplo,...

    While Mumbai gully rapper Divine made his Bollywood debut with his ‘Paintra’ number, Delhi boy Prabh Deep’s debut album Class-Sikh climbed the charts on Apple Music in Oct. On Sunday, Divine, Smokey, DJ Ritviz and international acts like Diplo, will be performing at Delhi’s JLN Stadium. Now artists across the country are coming with wider audiences through the internet.
    Paresh Barua's nephew joins Ulfa(I)

    Paresh Barua's nephew joins Ulfa(I)


    Barua’s nephew, Munna Barua, who has very good educational record and topped his diploma course in electoral engineering from his institute had joined Indian Oil Corporation at Digboi last December as an apprentice. Munna went with another youth from...

    Barua’s nephew, Munna Barua, who has very good educational record and topped his diploma course in electoral engineering from his institute had joined Indian Oil Corporation at Digboi last December as an apprentice. Munna went with another youth from Dibrugarh, Abhijit Gogoi, who is US returned computer engineer and was working in Bangalore.
    Can't put pressure on Dassault to share offset partner details: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Can't put pressure on Dassault to share offset partner details: Nirmala Sitharaman


    Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said India cannot put pressure on French aircraft maker Dassault Aviation to share details of offset partners related to the Rafale deal just because the opposition wanted to know the...

    Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said India cannot put pressure on French aircraft maker Dassault Aviation to share details of offset partners related to the Rafale deal just because the opposition wanted to know the same.