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The state government decided to prohibit manufacture, import, sale and consumption of liquor for the common people.
Nirav Modi was arrested by Scotland Yard on Tuesday and presented before District Judge Marie Mallon at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Wednesday.
Gehlot said Modi should have embraced the opposition and consulted them on all important matters through all-party meets.
Earlier in the day, Salman Khan retweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet, urging people "to exercise your right (to vote) and participate in making the Government".
Rescuers fear that at least 12 to 15 people are still trapped under the debris as they heard voices coming from inside.
PM Modi also extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Holi and said that the festival of joy and gaiety would strengthen the colour of unity and goodwill.
The controversial diamond trader fled the country along with his uncle Mehul Choksi in January 2018 after cheating Punjab National Bank of Rs 13,578 crore.
The BJP on Thursday replaced L K Advani with party chief Amit Shah as its candidate for Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, formally bringing curtains down on the career of the 91-year-old stalwart who played a crucial role in the transformation of the saffron outfit from a marginal player to a major political influence.
Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, arrested here on fraud and money laundering charges, spent Holi on Thursday behind bars in one of England’s most overcrowded jails.
PM Narendra Modi will seek re-election from Varanasi and BJP president Amit Shah will contest from Gandhinagar, the BJP announced as it released its first list of 184 candidates for the coming LS polls. Gandhinagar was till now the political bastion of veteran BJP leader LK Advani. Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh will contest from Nagpur and Lucknow, respectively.
Amazon has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the $129 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook: sell video spots on the e-commerce giant’s smartphone shopping app.
The satta bazaar had come uncannily close to predicting the scoreline in the 2018 assembly election — 116 for Congress and 102-plus for BJP. Bookies told TOI that satta trends may not reflect the actual situation on the ground, but the market is accepting bets on BJP winning three times as many seats as Congress.
In Bandipora, terrorists take two civilians hostage, 1 rescued Times of India
India News: SRINAGAR: Two militants and a jawan were killed while five security men were injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each ...
3 new entrants from Congress given BJP tickets in Karnataka Times of India
India News: BENGALURU: Recent entrant and Congress rebel lawmaker Umesh Jadhav will take on Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge from ...
Oxford English Dictionary includes 'chuddies' in latest update Times of India
India News: Chuddies,the Indian English word for underwear, is among 650 new entries recognised as official English words by the definitive 'Oxford English ...
Karnataka collapse: Magisterial probe on, toll touches 12 Times of India
BENGALURU: Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Dharwad building collapse as the toll rose to 12 with five ...
Asaduddin Owaisi, Mehbooba Mufti criticise Centre on Samjhauta verdict Times of India
India News: The government should appeal against Swami Aseemanand's acquittal in the Samjhauta blast case if Prime Minister Narendra Modi was really the ...
3.2 crore labourers lost jobs under Modi govt: Congress Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday alleged that 3.2 crore casual labourers lost their employment under the Modi government and said the people of India ...
India can curb TB deaths by 28% over the next 30 years: Lancet Times of India
India News: NEW DELHI: India can avert around 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to ...
Jet Airways crisis: More planes grounded, pilots threaten strike Aljazeera.com
Government asks banks to rescue cash-strapped airline as PM Modi seeks to avert job losses weeks before elections.
Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police Aljazeera.com
India had asked Britain to extradite Modi, one of the main suspects charged in the $2bn loan fraud.
Earlier, the Tamil Nadu government had ordered an inquiry as to how the college gave its approval for Gandhi to interact with its students when the model code for elections was in force.
Chairman of North East Executive Council (NEEC) of the party, Senchumo Lotha, on Wednesday released the first list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh.
The special session of the House was convened by Governor Mridula Sinha to conduct the floor test, after Sawant was sworn in as the CM during wee hours of Tuesday.
CRPF commandant of 187th bn Harinder Kumar said three jawans were killed and the one who shot them was critically injured in the fratricide incident.
The BSP chief also said she does not want to see any damage to the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and National Conference stalwart Farooq Abdullah made the announcement.
In an interaction with watchmen from across the country, Modi said his rivals lacked guts to name him and attack him directly, and instead resorted to targeting watchmen.
Hundreds of spectators gathered outside a mosque in Banda-Aceh, as five unmarried couples got whipped by a masked sharia officer. Couples received the punishment of four to 22 strokes by a rattan cane for behaving "amorously," which is a crime under the sharia law in Indonesia's Aceh province. Aceh, situated at the tip of Sumatra Island, is the only province that imposes Islamic law.
Washington D.C. [USA] Mar 21 (ANI): Asian Americans face additional barriers in their career despite doing well at university, new findings have suggested. According to the study published in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Asian Americans graduate from university at far higher rates than white Americans, but despite this are no more likely to hold professional or managerial jobs. It has long been known that the US-born children of Asian immigrants, a population known as the "Asian second generation", are not only more likely to be college-educated than the US general population, but are also more likely to graduate from the nation's elite universities.
Amit Shah will fight the Lok Sabha poll for the first time and he will replace veteran BJP leader L K Advani from Gandhinagar constituency.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released list of 100 candidates for the upcoming Assembly election in Odisha.
The BJP, however, dropped the only woman MP Santosh Ahlawat from Jhunjhunu seat and gave the ticket to Narendra Khinchad.
The party had announced earlier that it will replace all ten incumbent MPs in the state in the wake of the drubbing it received in the Assembly elections.
The party has fielded Ramana Kumari Pedada from Visakhapatnam, Naraharasetti Narasimha Rao from Vijayawada and J Lakshmi Narasimha Yadav from Nandyal Lok Sabha constituencies.
Two terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday.
The month of March sees transition from Mumbai's laughable winter to high summer and temperatures have been recorded to range between 38 to 40 degree Celsius
Toyota to sell Suzuki's India-produced vehicles in African markets, while the former will supply HEV technologies in India to Maruti
The remarks come in the wake of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack by JeM on a CRPF convoy, which was followed by the February 26 air strike
The ministry panel is mandated to appraise proposals to demarcate buffer zones around national parks and wildlife sanctuaries
In an audio message, Shahid Manzoor, who claims to Rizwan's friend, says jihad is the only option left to free future generations from 'oppression and slavery' of Indian armed forces.
Shah was also a cultural anthropologist. He carried out extensive field research and documentation on rural and tribal arts and crafts, traditions and folk lore, and established a tribal museum at Gujarat Vidyapith.
Located in Barabanki, about 25km from Lucknow, the shrine also known as the Dewa Sharif, is perhaps the only Sufi shrine in India where people irrespective of their caste and creed gather to play Holi.
The epicentre of the earthquake was East Garo Hills in Meghalaya. There were no reports of damage or casualties.
Three accused persons were arrested, couple of hours after the incident, however, one accused, identified as Mukhi, is on the run, a senior police officer said.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi also said that India's reaction to the Christchurch attack 'demonstrates New Delhi's double standards as it did not even mention the words Muslims or mosques while condemning the attack'.
The SP leader was speaking at a programme held here at Saifai — the ancestral village of Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian bank.
The Indian Dalit leader says she stepped aside for the good of a coalition formed to fight the ruling party.
The brothers have had an acrimonious relationship, fighting over their father's businesses after his death in 2002.
Violence against women is an emotive issue in India's election campaign. Has the situation improved?
Smriti Irani has been renominated from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency from where Rahul Gandhi is contesting the election. This is the second time that she has been pitted against the Congress president.
BJP president Amit Shah will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections for the first time from Gandhinagar
The BJP’s first list of candidates comes after a series of meetings of the BJP’s central election committee over the last five days.
During a security review in January, Facebook found that the passwords were stored in a readable format, against its security procedures, but that they were never visible to anyone outside of the company.
BJP?legislator Yogesh Verma was shot at by unidentified attackers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh during Holi celebrations.
Several of the key promises made by both parties cannot be implemented because they come under Centre’s domain
With no assurance on the payment of their pending salaries, Jet pilots had Tuesday warned that they would stop flying from April 1 if the management failed to provide clarity on the revival plan along with a deadline to clear their salary dues by March 31.
Rao, 45, was sworn in by US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Tuesday.
Rao, 45, was confirmed for the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, one of the most powerful benches in the country, by 53-46 votes in the US Senate, which was basically on party lines.
Google is accused of shirking its responsibilities by agreeing to pay executives accused of misconduct instead of firing them for cause.
The Reuben brothers, who were born in India to a wealthy Iraqi-Jewish family before moving to Britain in the 1950s, made their fortune in metals and property.
Bhikha has been charged with wire fraud, Anderson announced on Tuesday after the former director was produced in a federal court in San Francisco following his arrest.
Narvekar, an MBA from Wharton School, will be taking over the new position on July 1, according to a UPenn release.
The Election Commission of India has taken the app route to track violations of the model code of conduct and election expenditure, encouraging citize
BJP MLA and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has demanded a judicial probe instead of a magisterial inquiry into the collapse of a multi-storied
A pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with a road collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 30, police said.
One of India’s biggest art museums is inside Terminal 2. About 50 million people pass through every year, but many do not even notice the art.
After a suicide bombing in Kashmir and brinkmanship with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is finding some undecided voters rallying to him.
A grenade blew up at a crowded bus stand, killing one person and wounding many, on the same day that a video spread of two Indian men beating Kashmiri street vendors.
Under threat of sanctions for being soft on terrorist groups, and facing conflict with India, Pakistani officials insist that change will happen.
New Zealand police revealed Friday that they met with the accused Christchurch mosque shooter at his home in October 2017 before granting him the licence that let him purchase the weapons used in the...
The United Kingdom has put 3,500 troops on standby to "aid contingency plans" in the face of a probable no-deal Brexit, according to a spokesman for the British Ministry of Defence.
An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces in the Imam Sahib area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
Ten suspected cattle smugglers were arrested with 130 animals following a raid on Jharkhand-Odisha border in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district on Thursday, a senior police officer said.
The Congress party on Thursday released the list of candidates for three Lok Sabha seats and 45 Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.
Two former Congress leaders in Karnataka who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) figured in its list of candidates named on Thursday for 21 of 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted an offer of two options for short delays to the date of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, EU president Donald Tusk said Thursday.
The fervour of Holi has now hit Hollywood! So much so that actor Josh Brolin, popularly known for playing Thanos in Marvel's Avengers film series, sent out wishes to his fans with a colour-soaked picture, which shows him going all out to celebrate the fun festival. The actor took to his Instagram account to share a throwback picture which features him along with writer Gregory David Roberts. The duo can be seen drenched in colours, posing for a happy picture. The photo is from Brolin's trip to India in 2013 when he had witnessed the festival of colours first hand. He captioned the post as, "Happy Holi Day! India 2013. #withshantaram." Fans seemed super-excited about Brolin's Holi throwback photo and couldn't stop gushing over it. The comment section is full of Thanos references and people wishing the actor on the occasion of Holi.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, at the departure press conference for the 2013 Champions Trophy, had said that he would speak on the IPL spot-fixing scandal that rocked that edition of the cash-rich league at the right moment. The documentary throws light on the scandal that rocked Indian cricket and saw Chennai Super Kings being suspended for two years. People are talking about match-fixing and spot-fixing.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday slammed Samajwadi Party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav for his remarks over the Pulwama attack and said that such a remark was never expected from the SP. Questioning how an Indian party can make such a comment, Hussain said SP is making comments like Pakistan. "Pakistan is saying that India has made the explosion themselves and SP is also making similar statements. The country lovers will never forgive SP for making such a comment." Yadav earlier on Thursday alleged that the February 14 terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama was a "conspiracy" hatched to fetch votes.
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Ranbir Gangwa joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday. He joined the party in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the national capital. As India heads towards LS Polls, several political leaders have changed their sides. Lok Sabha polls will begin from April 11.
Kochi, March 21 (IANS) Malayalam film "Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaar" is the only film to be nominated from India for the Rome Independent Prisma Awards. Produced by U.A.E-based Aries Group, headed by marine engineer Sohan Roy, it's a CSR initiative as the group has committed 75 per cent of the revenue from the film for building homes of those who lost their dwellings in the floods that hit the state last year. The remaining 25 per cent has been pledged for those people who suffered losses and are working in the film industry.
Afghani students, who live in India for studies, celebrated Holi in college with local students in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on Thursday. The joyous Indian festival of colours Holi is being celebrated in different parts of the country today. The festival of Holi marks the triumph of good over evil. It also proclaims the arrival of the spring season.
New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to start on Saturday and the captains of the eight teams embarked in Chennai on Thursday for the captains' meet and signing of the pledge to play the game in fair spirit. The eight teams competing in the IPL include Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians (MI), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals (DC).
'Kesari devotes a significant chunk of its script to brandish Akshay's might as the dauntless, magnanimous, Sardar, Havildar Ishar Singh.''To his credit, the actor is a picture of restraint and righteousness as the worldly-wise Sardar on a mission,' notes Sukanya Verma.
Indeed, this might be the easiest way to select India's World Cup team of 15, by picking the top 15, with only No 16 Vijay Shankar perhaps replacing No 13 Khaleel Ahmed to bolster the batting!
Will Priyanka contest against Modi in Varanasi?Will Rahul also contest from Karnataka?Rasheed Kidwai -- Sonia Gandhi and the Congress party's biographer -- reveals what is churning in the Congress.
Silsila didn't work. But its roaring rang of romance continues to colour every single Holi. Sukanya Verma revisits this classic.
The Indian Army has an inventory of over 500,000 items.At any time, the army has to be ready to rapidly deploy resources to various locations at short notice.Improved efficiency can occur with automation- and technology-based processes.