Centre ready for debate: Javadekar

LUCKNOW, Dec. 18 -- Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said the Congress was playing into the hands of the elements which were trying to undermine the country's secu... Read More

'Spotless tenure of PM irks Rahul'

PRAYAGRAJ, Dec. 18 -- "Is the Congress president Rahul Gandhi worried about the five-year term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi coming to an end without a blemish of corruption? Nobody else would know ... Read More

Cong supporters stage protest at Taj Mahal

AGRA, Dec. 18 -- A group of Congress supporters, mostly students, staged a protest at the Taj Mahal against the alleged irregularities in Rafale fighter plane deal. The protesters were rounded up by ... Read More

Adityanath again asks Rahul to apologise

GUWAHATI, Dec. 18 -- There is no question of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Rafale issue and Congress president Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the people of the country for crossing al... Read More

Rajbhar to start relay fast over 27% OBC quota issue from Dec 24

VARANASI, Dec. 18 -- Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Omprakash Rajbhar, also a BJP ally, on Monday announced that his party would stage state-wide relay hunger strike from December 24 on t... Read More

At mass marriage, novel gift for a healthy start

ALLAHABAD, Dec. 18 -- As a wedding gift, this one is truly novel, and useful from the word go. At least 18 couples returned home from their marriage ceremony carrying toilet seats, gifted to them by ... Read More

Industrial units to close for 24 days

KANPUR, Dec. 18 -- Industrial units in Kanpur will remain closed for 24 days and tanneries will also cut down production by 50 per cent to minimise pollution in the Ganga during the upcoming Kumbh Mel... Read More

Madarsas lead in MR vaccination drive

LUCKNOW, Dec. 18 -- Amid reports of mild resistance from some families against measles and rubella (MR) vaccination drive, the madarsas in Prayagraj have decided to set an example. Not only these tra... Read More

Minor athlete accuses coach of exploitation

MEERUT, Dec. 18 -- A wrestling coach allegedly exploited a 16-year-old athlete for over a year after threatening to circulate her objectionable video clip on social media, police said. In-charge of Sa... Read More

UP to have 3 women PAC battalions, says Adityanath

LUCKNOW, Dec. 18 -- Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said the UP government had decided to constitute three women battalions in the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) to increase the represen... Read More