Punjab govt to end VIP culture in jails

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said his government will soon end the ‘VIP culture’ in state jails by converting ‘VIP cells’ there into administrative blocks. Mann made the announcement in a video message emphasising that jails...

Fire at Amritsar hospital, over 600 rescued

Amritsar: A major tragedy was averted at the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here after a massive fire broke out in two wards and the outpatient department (OPD). The staff and the attendants scrambled to save patients and there was no loss of life...

Karnataka bans use of loudspeakers from 10 pm to 6 am

Bengaluru: Karnataka government has banned the use of loudspeakers between 10 pm and 6 am amid a raging debate over loudspeakers. The government said that a loudspeaker or a public address system shall not be used (between 10 pm to 6 am) except...

Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Telangana

Hyderabad: Sounding the poll bugle in Telangana, Union home minister Amit Shah hit out at the TRS government in the state for alleged corruption and unkept promises and said his party is ready to face the polls, due in the state next year.

CAA won't be implemented in Bengal: Mamata

Kolkata: Reacting to Union Home Minister Amit Shah`s remark about implementing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted that the BJP will not return to power in 2024 and no CAA will be implemented.

AFSPA may soon be lifted from entire Assam: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah exuded confidence that AFSPA will soon be revoked from entire Assam, as improved law and order and peace accords with militant outfits during the last six years have already led to its partial withdrawal in the...

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

The mortal remains of Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, the IT consultant who was stabbed to death in Sydney on March 7, was consigned to flames at her birth place in Dakshina Kannada district's Amtoor village, about 30 km from Mangaluru, on Sunday

A police sub-inspector has beaten up his 20-25 -year-old daughter in public in Tamil Nadu. Passers-by were mute spectators to the incident. She was rescued when two women rushed to help her before alerting the police.

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