Lok Sabha adjourned as opposition protests demonetisation 

New Delhi, Nov 18 .  The Lok Sabha witnessed disruptions and adjournments on Friday as the opposition demanded a debate on the government's November 8 demonetisation move under the parliamentary rules entailing...
Shiv Sena leads in battle for Mumbai

Shiv Sena leads in battle for Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 23. The ruling Shiv Sena appeared all set to retain control over the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India's biggest and richest civic body, election officials said on Thursday.The Bharatiya...
Palanisamy to be new Tamil Nadu CM 

Palanisamy to be new Tamil Nadu CM 

Chennai, Feb 16. E. Palanisamy, AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's backer, was on Thursday invited by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao to take oath as the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.The Governor told...
Close fight between Congress, BJP in Manipur 

Close fight between Congress, BJP in Manipur 

Imphal, Feb 16. Territorial integrity of the ancient kingdom of Manipur that had merged with India and the recurring economic blockades by tribal groups are the major issues in Manipur where the...
How Modi changed "war on black money" to "war on all currency"

How Modi changed “war on black money” to “war on all currency”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on November 8, 2016 to announce the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.The speech (in English) lasted 25 minutes. The Prime Minister...
Demonetisation, a right decision at right time: PM Modi

Demonetisation, a right decision at right time: PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 7.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly defended his government's decision to ban high value currency notes, saying it was the right step taken at the right time...
In UP, villages still cry for roads

In UP, villages still cry for roads

Shahjahanpur, Feb 14. Seven decades after independence, residents of a large number of villages in Tilhar constituency here in Uttar Pradesh continue making one key demand: better and macadamised roads.They complain that...
Modi a tyrant who has caused havoc: Owaisi

Modi a tyrant who has caused havoc: Owaisi

Hyderabad, Dec 12. In a harsh criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization, AIMIM chiefOwaisi said the revolution which Modi was dreaming to bring about with the November 8 demonetization...
HC to hear plea on missing BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav

HC to hear plea on missing BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav

New Delhi, Feb 10. The Delhi High Court will hear later Friday a habeas corpus plea on missing BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose social media video clip on "substandard food" triggered...
False campaign led to Bhangar agitation: Mamata

False campaign led to Bhangar agitation: Mamata

Kolkata, Feb 9. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed that the agitation in West Bengal's Bhangar was based on "a false campaign" and denied that two villagers who died...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...