Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Republic Day

Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Security has been beefed up ahead of Republic Day with thousands of policemen and anti-aircraft guns deployed at strategic points in view of intelligence inputs about threats from terror groups to some important installations in the city.



Congress names Priyanka Gandhi as 'star campaigner' for UP polls

Congress names Priyanka Gandhi as 'star campaigner' for UP polls

Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, will be campaigning for party candidates in Uttar Pradesh for the state assembly elections. Her name figured in the list of 40 star campaigners released by the Congress on Tuesday.

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Security forces on Tuesday shot dead three terrorists, including two foreigners, in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities said.

Tamil Nadu legalises Jallikattu with a new law

Tamil Nadu legalises Jallikattu with a new law

Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Monday passed a law legalising the conduct of Jallikattu - the popular bull taming sport - in the state which was banned by the Supreme Court in 2014.

Court grants CBI time in Jindal case

Court grants CBI time in Jindal case

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A court here on Monday granted more time to the CBI to file its final report in the coal block allocation case against former Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others.

India urgently needs uniform civil law: Taslima Nasrin

India urgently needs uniform civil law: Taslima Nasrin

Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangladeshi author and freedom of expression advocate Taslima Nasrin, who has been living in exile since 1994 after facing the ire of fundamentalists, said on Monday India urgently needed a uniform civil law.

SP to contest 298 seats, Congress 105

SP to contest 298 seats, Congress 105

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party on Sunday decided to contest 298 of the 403 assembly seats and leave 105 to its ally the Congress, party sources said.

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives

Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed at one of the events.

36 killed in Andhra train derailment

36 killed in Andhra train derailment

Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured when the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district, police said on Sunday.

Pakistan to return Indian soldier in 'goodwill gesture'

Pakistan to return Indian soldier in 'goodwill gesture'

Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday said it was returning in a "goodwill gesture" Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who inadvertently crossed the LoC in September last year.

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