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Eatala's family firm encroached land, says Telangana collector

Hyderabad |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 AM IST

The Medak district administration in Telangan has found that Jamuna Hatcheries, which belongs to former minister and BJP MLA Eatala Rajender's family, encroached 70.33 acres of assigned land.

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Union Minister urges to drop caste-based surnames

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Kaushal Kishore on Monday said that the surnames with caste tag should be removed from one's name, saying though it's hard for many, at least thos

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'Without empirical data..': SC stays 27% OBC quota in Maha civic polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Maharashtra government's decision to grant 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes, which was brought by an ordinance, in the local body elections unt

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President's 'pilgrimage' to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's Raigad Fort

Raigad (Maharashtra) |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

Describing his visit to the imposing Raigad Fort as a "pilgrimage", President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday paid his respects to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja's statue atop the mountain capital of the lege

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2020 Delhi riots: First conviction handed down

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

In the first conviction in the riots that broke out in northeastern Delhi in February 2020, a Delhi court on Monday convicted a 25-year-old man on various charges, including ransacking and setting afi

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TN opens Mullaperiyar dam shutters, high alert for people living on Periyar banks

Chennai/Thiruvanthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

Tamil Nadu has opened nine shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam, leading to high water flow in the Periyar.

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Calcutta HC orders SIT probe into SSC Group D recruitment

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court ordered a special investigation team (SIT) inquiry under the supervision of a former judge of the high court into the irregularities in the recruitment of S

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Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend pharma education and research law

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill 2021, which amends the 1998 law to provide for a Council to coordinate activities among

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JNUSU demands reconstruction of Babri Masjid, stages protest

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST

A protest march was carried out by the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) inside the campus demanding reconstruction of the demolished Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

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Society's privileged members should confer respect on the marginalised: Justice Chandrachud

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST

Supreme Court judge, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Monday said the privileged members of the society must break free from the shackles of the past to respect and recognise members of the marginalised co

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Maha Cong chief raises question over civilian killings in Nagaland

Nagpur |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:08 AM IST

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief Nana Patole on Monday raised questions over the firing by the Indian Army in Mon district in Nagaland in which 14 civilians were killed, and wanted clarifi

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J&K govt orders austerity; bars official dinners, lunches, private hotel conferences

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 AM IST

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced a slew of austerity measures in order to promote fiscal discipline.

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