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Modi conveys Diwali greetings to INSV Tarini crew

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 10:15:37 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed Diwali greetings to the crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, currently on a mission to circumnavigate the globe.

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Virbhadra to file papers on Friday, BJP's Dhumal yet to decide

Shimla |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will file his nomination papers for the November 9 assembly polls on Friday while his arch rival and BJP leader Prem Kumar

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Festive fervour in Bengal as Kali Puja-Diwali coincide

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST

West Bengal on Thursday plunged into religious fervour with simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations.

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Himachal Governor, CM greet people on Diwali

Shimla |Thursday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday greeted people on Diwali.

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Fire strikes Kolkata high rise

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

A fire enveloped the 16th floor of a high-rise building here on Thursday, officials said.

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CM claims improvement in law and order in Manipur

Imphal |Thursday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday claimed a significant improvement in the law and order situation since the BJP came to power in the insurgency-hit state six months ago.

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Prime Minister celebrates Diwali with soldiers at LoC

Srinagar |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in the border town of Gurez to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers protecting the country's borders.

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India, Russia to begin annual joint military exercise

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 10:15:37 PM IST

The India-Russia annual joint military exercises called INDRA is set to begin on Friday, officials said on Thursday.

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RSS leader murder: Two Punjab Police personnel suspended

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 10:15:33 PM IST

Two head constables of the Punjab Police have been placed under suspension in connection with the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana on October 17, police said on Thursday.

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Festive fervour in Bengal as Kali Puja-Diwali coincide (Lead)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 10:15:28 PM IST

West Bengal on Thursday plunged into religious fervour with simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations.

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Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2017 10:15:23 PM IST

Heavy rainfall in Odisha on Thursday dampened Diwali celebrations and the festive spirit, forcing the people to stay indoors, officials said.

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Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple

Amritsar |Thursday, 2017 10:15:23 PM IST

Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday.

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