Minister accused of sexual harassment steps down

New Delhi: M J Akbar, India’s junior external affairs minister, resigned Wednesday amid accusations by 20 women of sexual harassment during his previous career as one of the country’s most prominent news editors, becoming the most powerful man to fall in India’s burgeoning #MeToo movement. Indian Junior Foreign Minister M J Akbar, center, hugs More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Centre to raise retirement age to 62 years, if BJP wins MP

New Delhi: According to finance ministry sources, BJP’s “morale will be so high” if it wins the Madhya Pradesh polls, that its government at the Centre will “raise retirement age to 62 years” for the all More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Supreme Court comes to rescue of a schedule caste man, terminated twice by UP govt

New Delhi: In a rare instance, the Supreme Court has come to the rescue of a man belonging to the Scheduled Caste category whose services were terminated twice by the Uttar Pradesh government owing to a dispute More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Ahead of MP polls, locals oppose caste-based reservation

Bhopal: Ahead of assembly elections in the Madhya Pradesh, residents in Bhopal have registered protest against caste-based reservation by putting up posters outside their houses asking political parties to not seek More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns; she gives no reason

Washington: Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s national security team. Nikki Haley took the job of UN ambassador More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Former CBI Joint Director to take political plunge

Tirupati(AP): Former CBI Joint Director V V Lakshminarayana Saturday announced that he would enter the field of politics in Andhra Pradesh soon. ADGP of Mumbai, V V Lakshminarayana said he would either float his More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, October 5th, 2018
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Narasimha resigns as ASG

New Delhi: Additional Solicitor General P S Narasimha has tendered his resignation citing personal reasons. Additional Solicitor General P S Narasimha has tendered his resignation citing personal reasons. He has More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, October 5th, 2018
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ED Deputy Director Niranjan Singh resigns

Chandigarh: Enforcement Directorate (ED) Deputy Director Niranjan Singh resigned Friday citing personal reasons. ED Deputy Director Niranjan Singh today resigned citing personal reasons. Singh had probed the high-profile More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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Retired Rajasthan Roadways employee commits suicide by jumping before train

Jaipur: A retired employee of the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping in front of a moving train near the civil lines railway crossing here, police More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Tariq Anwar quits NCP, Lok Sabha after Pawar backs centre on Rafale

Tariq Anwar New Delhi: Senior NCP leader Tariq Anwar has quit the party following differences with party president Sharad Pawar’s stand on the Rafale issue, a senior party leader said Friday. The leader said More...