Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won bronze medal in women’s 53-kg World Wrestling Championships. She beat Greek wrestler Maria Prevolariki 4-1.
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Wednesday said that the country's election system cannot return to ballot papers now by junking electronic voting machines (EVMs).
"Some of the political parties have asked for voting through ballot paper. We have told them it is not possible, its history now," Arora said at a press briefing in Mumbai.
He reiterated that EVMs cannot be tampered. They may “malfunction” but “cannot be tampered with”.
He said that some political parties have requested for Maharashtra Assembly elections to be scheduled after Diwali.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that he had not asked for Hindi to be imposed over other regional languages and added that politcs was being played over it.
"I had only requested for learning Hindi as the second language after one’s mother tongue. I myself come from a non-Hindi state of Gujarat. If some people want to do politics, its their choice," he said.
The Pakistan media on Wednesday reported Prime Minister Imran Khan as saying that there was "no chance" of talks with India until curfew is lifted from Kashmir.
Manu Sharma's wife has approached National Human Right Commission (NHRC) for release of Manu Sharma alleging gross violation of human rights. He is serving life term murder of model Jessica Lal in 1999.
National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo-moto cognizance of the incident in which a pregnant woman&her 2 sisters were allegedly stripped&beaten at Burha police outpost in Assam's Darrang District on 9 Sept. NCW has directed DGP Assam to take up matter urgently.
Police have arrested 2 people in connection with an incident wherein a woman was allegedly raped&later blackmailed in Baloda Bazaar. Police say, 'We received a complaint on 12 Sept that one Manish befriended the victim 2 years ago & called her home. CR Chandra, Sub-Inspector in Baloda Bazar: His mother gave the victim drink laced with intoxicants. Accused raped her & the act was filmed. After the incident, brother-in-law & mother of accused blackmailed the woman for money.FIR registered,accused & his mother arrested
DRDO Sources: Third firing of Astra Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile was successfully carried out by Air Force and Defence Research and Development Organisation today. The missile hit the live aerial target near Odisha at maximum range of approximately 90 km.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reaches PM Narendra Modi’s residence.
"I have asked my family to tweet on my behalf the following: A dangerous idea that Hindi alone can unite the people of this country has been floated," a tweet from Chidambaram's official Twitter handle said.
"The Tamil people, as well as all others who speak other languages, will never allow the imposition of Hindi," he tweeted.
In another tweet, he said, "We support the development of all languages, but we will never accept the idea that Hindi alone will unite the people of this country." Chidambaram also urged TNCC president K S Alagirii to ask all Congress workers to join a protest announced by the DMK on September 20 to oppose the imposition of Hindi.
Blast occurred near Electronic National Identity Cards Department (e-NIC) in PD3 of Jalalabad city in Nangarhar, in Afghanistan, officials confirmed: TOLONews
Delhi court asks AAP govt to take a decision on sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others within one month. Time being taken to finalise the issue of sanction has wasted judicial time, says court on Kanhaiya matter.
Delhi's Patiala House Court posts the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sedition case for 25th October.
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: Reports say that there are some who are probably getting into the habit of e-cigarettes as it seems cool. It is believed that there are more than 400 brands, none of which is manufactured yet in India. And they come in over 150 flavours.
Cabinet has decided to give Railway employees 78 days of bonus. This is the first time that Railway employees are getting such a bonus. 11 lakh Railway employees will get this bonus, says Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Information and Broadcasting
Fire breaks out at UCO Bank at MG Road in Bangalore, more details being awaited as of now.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: The Union Cabinet has given approval to ban e-cigarettes. It means the production, manufacturing, import/export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertising related to e-cigarettes are banned.
India has formally requested Pakistan to allow use of its air space for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flight to New York, US. Pakistan to respond after consultations: Pakistan media
The actor's remarks came in response to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent pitch for Hindi as a common language.
The 'Superstar' said Hindi should not be imposed as the concept of a common language was "unfortunately" not possible in the country.
"A common language not just for India but any country is good for its unity and progress. Unfortunately, (one cannot) bring a common language in our country. So you cannot impose any language," he told reporters at the airport here.
"Especially, if you impose Hindi, not just Tamil Nadu, no southern state will accept that. Many states in northern parts will also not accept that," he said.
European Union Parliament has called on India and Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue on Kashmir to ensure a peaceful resolution to the issue.
Ayodhya land dispute case: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi says, "as per the estimate of tentative dates to finish the hearing in the case, we can say that the submissions have to be likely completed by October 18."
India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora, according to new estimates released by the United Nations, which said the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million.
“But BJP govt is not accepting this truth. This recession is a speed breaker in the path of becoming an economic super power. Everything else is mere superficial without improving upon this,” tweeted Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi
A 66-year-old farmer and his daughter were killed and his son was injured after their buffalo cart was hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Wednesday.
A Class 4 student was stabbed by a schoolmate over a minor dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.
The victim, Amir (9), was attacked by a Class 3 student on Tuesday when they were returning home from school in Jalalabad town under Thanabhawan police station, they said.
After an apparent election setback, Israel's prime minister said that he will seek the formation of a new “Zionist” government that excludes Arab parties.
Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a small crowd of supporters in Tel Aviv at 3:30 a.m., more than five hours after voting ended.