Germany's volatile INSA poll shows SPD again ahead of Merkel party

BERLIN | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) moved back ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a poll by the INSA institute for Bild newspaper today, marking the third time in the last three weeks t

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Akali dal Badal emerges numero uno victor in Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Mgt committee -2017 polls

Akali Dal Badal emerges numero uno victor in Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Mgt committee-2017 polls New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) registered an emphatic victory by winning in 35 wards out of 45 in the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee -2017 elections ahead of the announcement of the Punjab Leg

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UP Polls: BJP faces tough task in last 2 phases

Deoria | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

BJP faces major hurdles in the seats they have left for their alliance partners in the last two phases of Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Om Prakash Rajbhar of Bharatiya Samaj Party (BSP) is con

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UP polls: Campaigning for sixth phase to end tomorrow

Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

Electrifying campaigning for the sixth phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh for 49 seats covering seven districts, will end tomorrow. The campaigning will come to close in the evening

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Khiamniungan Naga tribal bodies divided over UIB polls in Nagaland

Kohima | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

The Khiamniungan Union Tuensang (KUT) has declared for "non-cooperation" with Khiamniungan Tribal Council (KTC), on the "flexible decisions" adopted by latter on the "controversial" ULB election.

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German SPD trims Merkel's lead in Forsa poll

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) narrowed the gap with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to 2 percentage points from 3 in the last week, according to a poll for Stern magazine by the Forsa inst

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Rs 1,050 cr projects to stop sewage pollution in Ganga from Patna

New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

The government has awarded contract worth Rs 1,050 crore for sewage treatment infrastructure projects in Patna to keep the Ganga river clean. These projects would come up under the Namami Gange

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class="m_-4173200069716733721gmail-MsoNoSpacing"> Nagaland CM campaigns for NPF party in Manipur polls

Kohima | Tuesday, Feb 28 2017 IST

Nagaland Chief Minister Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu has said Meiteis and the Hill Tribes of Manipur have been maintaining good neighbourly relations since time immemorial and will continue to be neighbou

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6-Member probe committee begins investigation on Apollo Hospitals

Kolkata | Tuesday, Feb 28 2017 IST

The six-member investigating committee, set up by the West Bengal government to probe the alleged negligence in providing treatment and release of a car accident victim, today visited Apollo Gleaneagl

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Americans' approval rating of UN slides: Poll

Washington |Monday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

A majority of Americans (60 per cent) have said that the UN is doing a "poor job" in solving the problems it faces, up by six percentage points from 2016, according to a new poll.

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UP polls: 57.36 pc incident-free voter turnout in fifth phase

Lucknow | Monday, Feb 27 2017 IST

An estimated 57.36 per cent of the 1.81 crore voters in 51 Assembly constituencies covering 11 districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, today exercised their franchise to seal the fate of 607 candidates,

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Pre-poll violence increasing in Manipur

Imphal |Monday, 2017 8:15:33 PM IST

In a series of pre-poll violent incidents in Manipur, a bomb exploded in Imphal, while separately police personnel were attacked by villagers and two jeeps vandalised, police said on Monday.

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