Celebrate pollution-free Diwali, says President

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali and he and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation on the occasion.

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Baijal calls for a pollution free and environmentally safe Diwali

New Delhi | Wednesday, Oct 18 2017 IST

Extending his heartiest greetings on the occasion of Diwali to all the residents of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday called for a pollution free and enviro

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EC unveils app for efficient poll management

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

The Election Commission on Tuesday launched a new application to be used by electoral officers for efficient management of the poll process.

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Punjab PCC chief Sunil Jakhar meets Rahul after his huge win in Gurdaspur LS bypoll

New Delhi | Tuesday, Oct 17 2017 IST

Punjab PCC chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, his first meeting with Mr Gandhi after his huge win in the Lok Sabha bypoll in Gurdaspur. Mr Jakhar, who met the Cong

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Gensets banned as Delhi cracks down on alarming air pollution (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST

All diesel generators, except those in hospitals and Metro stations, were on Tuesday banned in Delhi, the Badarpur thermal power plant was shut and Delhites were told to put on masks as air quality in

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Kerala CM rules out pre-poll alliance with Congress (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST

A pre-poll alliance with the Congress is ruled out, says Kerala Chief Minister and CPI-M leader Pinarayi Vijayan, who appears not to completely rule out a tactical tie-up with it after the 2019 genera

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Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app 'tbh'

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST

Facebook has acquired 'tbh', an anonymous polling app for teenagers which has over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the US.

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RLSP may ditch NDA to join hands with RJD before 2019 polls

Patna |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

Speculation about RLSP chief and Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha joining hands with RJD chief Lalu Prasad is rife in political circles here following a secret meeting between the two

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Don't deface public property during polls: Himachal HC

Shimla |Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Acting tough ahead of the November 9 assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the state election officials to ensure that no defacement of public property by any political p

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Delhi: Repetition of 2016 post-Diwali pollution scenario unlikely

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

The 2016 post-Diwali scenario is unlikely to berepeat this year on Friday after Diwali even in the worse case scenario where firecracker emission in the national capital remains same as in 2016, forec

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Poll alliance to be decided at CPI-M Congress: Yechury (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

The CPI-M on Monday said it will decide the issue of aligning with the Congress at its 22nd party Congress to be held from April 18 to 22 next year in Hyderabad.

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Moily appointed head of manifesto committee for Karnataka polls

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday appointed M. Veerappa Moily as chairman of the manifesto committee of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee for the forthcoming assembly elections in

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