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22 June, 2017 11:56 AM Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Bandh Enters Eight Day In Darjeeling

Darjeeling in West Bengal has been rocked by protests led by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland. Darjeeling: Ambulance services were hit and TV cable connections snapped in some areas as the GJM- sponsored indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills entered the eight day today. No untoward incident was reported from anywhere 18

22 June, 2017 11:51 AM Petrol, diesel price for 22 June 2017: Check out the rates here

Here is the list of Petrol, diesel price for 22 June 2017 (Price as per IOC). New Delhi: India has joined the league of select countries like the US and Australia where fuel prices are revised on a daily basis. Under the dynamic pricing scheme, petrol and diesel prices will be revised on a daily basis in sync with global crude oil prices. Rates will vary from city to city as well as from petrol 16

22 June, 2017 9:55 AM NCP, Shiv Sena slam Venkaiah Naidu for 'loan waiver now a fashion' remark

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has sparked off a row by saying that loan waiver has become a fashion these days. Ally Shiv Sena and NCP from the Opposition have criticised the comment. Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has sparked off a row by saying that loan waiver has become a fashion these days. Delivering a keynote address in a function at the Bombay 17

22 June, 2017 8:30 AM Uttar Pradesh to get 70,784 affordable houses for urban poor under PMAY

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) has approved construction of 70,784 affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) has approved construction of 70,784 affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor in Uttar 20

22 June, 2017 8:10 AM Lalu Prasad, Jagannth Mishra appear in CBI court

Ranchi: Two former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannth Mishra appeared in a special CBI court here over fodder scam cases. Lalu Prasad appeared for three cases related to money fraud from Deoghar, Dumka, and Doranda (Ranchi) treasuries whereas Mishra appeared in two cases. The CBI court had issued summons to Lalu Prasad and Mishra after the Supreme 19

22 June, 2017 8:03 AM India To Run Extra Eid Flights To Qatar Due To Embargo After Gulf Crisis

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government had asked state-owned Air India and commercial carrier Jet Airways to run extra flights to and from Doha. New Delhi: India's two domestic carriers will run extra flights to Doha ahead of the Eid holiday to help its citizens there following an embargo imposed on Qatar Airways after the Gulf crisis 28

22 June, 2017 8:00 AM Pakistan downing Iran drone will not enable India to drive wedge: Chinese expert

BEIJING: India will not succeed in driving "a wedge" between Iran and Pakistan by "hyping" the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a Chinese expert said, days after Pakistan shot down an Iranian "spy" drone. An Iranian drone allegedly on a "spying mission" was shot down by a Chinese-made PAF JF-17 Thunder fighter jet in Baluchistan's Panjgur 39

22 June, 2017 6:52 AM Maharashtra: Pellet guns used on farmers protesting against land for new airport, several injured

Several farmers were injured after police used pellet guns against the farmers protesting against land acquisition for a proposed airport at Nevali in Maharashtra's Thane district. The protest is taking place on the Thane-Badlapur highway with young men and women participating in the agitation. The angry protesters also clashed with police and pelted 20

22 June, 2017 6:23 AM Nitish Kumar Is Politically Far More Shrewd Than Believed

Nitish Kumar can be dubbed "the Mystery Man of Indian politics." He has somersaulted again this week to support the BJP's presidential candidate, Ram Nath Kovind. It is most puzzling as he himself had initiated the move to galvanise opposition parties to put up a united face against the ruling BJP for the Presidential election. In fact, he even had a few meetings 18

22 June, 2017 5:24 AM US city considers renaming street after Barack Obama

Washington: The Los Angeles City Council has introduced a motion to rename a city street after former US President Barack Obama. Council chief Herb J. Wesson Jr. announced the initiative on Twitter on Tuesday. He said that he wanted to change Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard, Xinhua news agency reported. "Nine years ago I had the honour of introducing then Senator 21