2 rob Navy officer's son, relative of mobiles; held (5 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Two persons were arrested on Monday for robbing a Naval officer's son and his cousin of their mobiles phones here, police said.
Nitish Kumar taunts Congress over defeat in Gujarat (5 minutes ago)
Patna, Dec 18 (IANS) BJP ally, Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U President Nitish Kumar on Monday taunted the Congress, saying the party had claimed victory in Gujarat and it lost Himachal Pradesh too. He also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah over the party winning in both states.
85 persons travel to-and-fro on Poonch-Rawalakot cross-LoC bus service (16 minutes ago)
Jammu, Dec 18 (IANS) The cross Line of Control (LoC) bus service between Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rawalakot in Pakistan-administered Kashmir carried 85 passengers across the divided state, officials said.
Drug users can dance all night, alcohol drinkers cannot: Parrikar (24 minutes ago)
Panaji, Dec 18 (IANS) Admitting that there was a need to control rave parties in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that those who consume drugs can dance till morning, while those who drink alcohol can dance only for two to three hours.
Gujarat rejected Congress' divisive, casteist politics: Rupani (25 minutes ago)
Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the people of the state had rejected the "divisive and casteist politics" of the Congress and voted for the BJP's development model.
Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar, Yes Bank's Kapoor named most respected entrepreneurs (17:22)
Bengaluru, Dec 18 (IANS) Biotechnology major Biocon's Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shah and Yes Bank's Chief Executive Rana Kapoor were on Monday named the most respected entrepreneurs of the year 2017 by the London-based Hurun Report.
Army chief in Lucknow (17:18)
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat on Monday arrived in the state capital here on a day-long visit.
BJP loses Modi's hometown in Gujarat (17:18)
Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The BJP has retained its grip over Gujarat but lost Unjha constituency to the Congress that includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hometown of Vadnagar.
Proud of workers for fighting anger with dignity: Rahul (17:16)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) In a veiled jibe at the BJP, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday thanked party workers for fighting "anger with dignity" and demonstrating that the Congress' greatest strength is its "decency and courage", in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh state elections.
BJP ousts Congress in Himachal (Seventh Lead) (17:12)
Shimla, Dec 18 (IANS) The BJP was set on Monday to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh from the Congress, winning 19 seats and leading in 25 in hard fought Assembly elections, although its two top leaders were worsted in the contest.
Its victory of development over caste, dynasty and appeasement: Amit Shah (17:10)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The victory of the BJP in Gujarat is a victory of "developmental politics" over dynasty and appeasement, BJP President Amit Shah said on Monday, attributing the party's lesser number of seats to the caste-based campaign of the Congress and its allies.
We accept people's verdict: Rahul Gandhi (17:04)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accepted the party's loss in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat and congratulated the new governments in both states.
Chandy knocks on Kerala HC door, wants solar scam report quashed (17:02)
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday approached the Kerala High Court with a plea to quash Justice G. Sivarajan (retd)'s judicial probe report into the solar scam, submitted to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan earlier this year.
Drunken driver rams BMW into divider (17:00)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A speeding BMW driven by a drunken man hit a road divider and damaged the iron grille in west Delhi in the early hours of Monday, police said. The driver sustained minor injuries.
BJP didn't win the way it wanted in Gujarat: Sena (16:38)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Mocking the outcome of the Gujarat Assembly elections, the Shiv Sena on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) did not achieve the victory it expected.
Aadhaar, PAN to be linked to insurance policies by Mar 31, 2018 (16:16)
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) India's insurance regulator on Monday extended the time to link Aadhaar number to insurance policies till March 31, 2018.
Virbhadra accepts Congress' defeat in Himachal (16:16)
Shimla, Dec 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the Congress party's defeat in the state assembly elections.
World's largest coal port to opt for 'green business' now (16:16)
Canberra, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world's biggest coal port, has announced a transition away from fossil fuels, saying "continued investment in Australian coal is a losing proposition".
Good governance led to impressive victories: Modi (16:14)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the "impressive victories" in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh showed there was strong support for the "politics of good governance and development".
Politics of development won in Gujarat, Himachal: Shivraj (16:12)
Bhopal, Dec 18 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday described the victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh state elections as the victory of a development-focussed campaign.
Gujarat, Himachal results prove there is no substitute to BJP in India: Vasundhara (16:10)
Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday congratulated the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for "choosing development", as the BJP was poised to win assembly elections in both states.
Over Rs 11,000 cr supplementary budget in UP (16:08)
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government presented a supplementary budget of Rs 11,388.17 crore for the financial year 2017-18 in the state assembly on Monday.
BJP retains power in Gujarat but just barely (Seventh Lead) (16:04)
Gandhinagar, Dec 18 (IANS) The ruling BJP was on Monday set to retain power in Gujarat, just edging past the half-way mark in one of the most bitterly contested elections that saw the Congress improve its tally compared to five years ago.
BJP hopes to ride on Gujarat win in Karnataka polls (16:04)
Bengaluru, Dec 18 (IANS) The BJP was upbeat about wresting power from the Congress in poll-bound Karnataka after its victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections on Monday.
Couple, two kids found dead in Chhattisgarh (Lead, correcting Para 2) (15:54)
Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Dec 18 (IANS) A couple and their two children were found dead in a house here early on Monday, police said.