Top NE academician, politician B.B. Dutta dies at 86

Shillong |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST

One of the most renowned academicians of the Northeastern region, and former Rajya Sabha member Bidhu Bhusan Dutta died in Shillong on Monday after a brief illness. He was 86.

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SC grants 4 months' time to TN to conduct local body polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

The Supreme Court on Monday granted an additional four months to the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to complete the polls for the urban local bodies.

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Jagan calls for expedited relief operations in cyclone-hit area

Amaravati |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed the officials to expedite relief measures in area affected by cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which crossed the coast on Sunday night.

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Faleiro slams Congress leadership, says Mamata better suited to take on BJP (Ld)

Panaji |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST

The Congress party is functioning contrary to "every ideal and principle" of its founding fathers, former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro said on Monday, after he announced his resignation from the pa

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3 missing Assam school students' bodies recovered, one still untraced

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST

Three bodies of four missing Class 10 students have been recovered from the Brahmaputra near Pandu ghat in Assam's Guwahati, while the fourth was still untraced as on Monday evening, officials said.

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Indian youth climate leaders join hands with UN to showcase achievements

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST

The United Nations in India on Monday launched its climate campaign 'We The Change', which aims to showcase climate solutions pioneered by young Indians as a celebration of India's climate leadership.

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Alliance with BJP will cost AIADMK dearly in local polls: Karti Chidambaram

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

Congress leader and MP Karti Chidambaram on Monday said that the AIADMK will lose heavily in the Tamil Nadu rural local body polls due to its alliance with the BJP.

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Why farmers' protest receives most response in northwest India?

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

Amid conflicting claims about Monday's Bharat Bandh being successful or not, a question that comes up repeatedly is why is that the farmers' agitation, including the latest agitation, gets more respon

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K'taka police take up mission to train girls for self defence

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

After a series of attacks on women in Karnataka, the state Police department is all set to address the issue with an ambitious project of training all school, and college-going girls with unarmed comb

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Odisha asks Collectors to submit Cyclone damage report in 5 days

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

Even though there was no major impact of the cyclonic storm Gulab in Odisha, the state government has asked Collectors of seven affected districts to submit damage report in five days, an official sai

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HC refuses to proceed on Tripura CM's alleged 'contempt of court' remark

Agartala |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

The Tripura High Court on Monday refused to proceed further against Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's alleged comment on "not to fear contempt of court".

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A sneak peek at Ghazipur border on Bharat Bandh

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

To mark a year since three farm laws were passed by the union government and highlight their plight, hundreds and thousands of farmers observed Bharat Bandh (nationwide shutdown) at the Ghazipur borde

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