India

Bhagalpur: Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University has decided to cancel the LLB degree awarded to former Delhi law minister and Aam Admi Party leader Jitender Singh Tomar. The University has alleged that the minister has acquired the degree through illegal means. The examination board and the disciplinary committee of the University headed by TMBU vice-chancellor Rama Shanker Dubey decided …

New Delhi: Remembering  Rajendra Prasad, the first President of Independent India on the 131st birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the nation bow to him for his inspirational guidance in the time when India was getting freedom. Modi tweeted,” I bow to Dr. Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary. Our nation owes a lot to him for …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the Heart of Asia Conference, beginning Saturday, in Amritsar. The foreign ministers of countries including Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and 14 others will attend the conference. Pakistan strategist Sartaz Aziz will also mark his presence in the programme. PM Modi will reach Amritsar by evening and will hold …

"It is unfortunate that the Army was being dragged into controversy because of Mamata Banerjee's 'political frustration'," stated Parrikar. He had further said, "The Army was conducting a routine exercise in Bengal and other states, one which it had conducted last year in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and it is done in different states with the consent of

New Delhi: The railway travellers would now be able to access the concierge services of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) 24 hours a day by just giving a call on 139 Interactive voice response (IVR). These services include facilities like porter, wheelchair and pick and drop services at big railway stations. “In …

New Delhi: According to an audio-tape surfaced on Friday, Kashmiri militant leader Burhan Wani had talked to Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed days before being killed in an encounter with Indian army jawans. The audio-tape reveals that Burhan sought Saeed’s blessings and called for putting up a united front of LeT and his own Hizbul Mujahideen to …

New Delhi: The Indian navy on Friday refused to deploy indigenously built light combat aircraft Tejas on its aircraft carriers as the ‘Made in India’ aircraft doesn’t meet navy’s requirements. The Naval Staff Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, while refusing to deploy Tejas for being overweight, said that the navy was planning to procure an alternative …

New Delhi: Over Rs 1.64 crore unaccounted money submitted into Jan Dhan accounts across India was seized by the Income Tax Department on Friday. The seized accounts belong to West Bengal, Ara in Bihar, Kochi, Kolkata, Midnapore and Varanasi, while Rs 40 lakh were seized in a single account in Bihar. According to the reports, …