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#11:05 PM

4 more Swine Flu cases reported in Coimbatore-PTI

#10:00 PM

Man sentenced to 15-yr Rigorous Imprisonment, fined Rs 30000 for raping newly married woman, trespassing into her house in Jajpur-PTI

#9:37 PM

Several ancient Hindu Sculptures dating back to 12th century AD unearthed in south Kashmir's Anantnag-PTI

#9:36 PM

Police busted high-tech examination cheating racket in Patna, 8 persons arrested-ANI

#9:34 PM

106-yr-old woman Mala Devi exercises franchise in Punjab; was presented rose as Good will Gesture-PTI

#9:01 PM

US State Dept reverses revocation of visas after judge stayed Trump executive order-AFP

#8:57 PM

Tribal youth group AYO locks main gate of Nagaland Civil Secretariat, State Assembly, demanding resignation of CM T R Zeliang-ANI

#8:40 PM

#Telangana: Number of deaths because of other complications and #Swineflu as on date is 13-ANI

#8:14 PM

BCCI voted against proposals on new financial model & governance structure of the ICC at ICC board meeting held on Saturday in Dubai-ANI

#7:39 PM

5-year-old Pak boy Iftikhar Ahmed handed over to Pakistani officials at 06:40 pm on Saturday

#7:36 PM

Supporters of 2 political parties clashed.1 person sustained bullet injury. FIR lodged, main accused rounded up during Punjab Polls: EC

#7:30 PM

58.02 crore cash, 12.43 lakh ltrs liquor worth 13.34 crore, 2598 Kgs of drugs & narcotics worth 18.26 crore were seized in Punjab: ECI

#7:25 PM

In Goa, one polling station was picked up which was managed totally by the persons with disability: Election Commission-ANI

#7:24 PM

For the first time 100% use of electronically transmitted postal ballot system was done in Goa: Election Commission-ANI

#7:23 PM

58.02 crore cash, 12.43 lakh ltrs liquor worth 13.34 crore, 2598 Kgs of drugs and narcotics worth 18.26 crore were sized in Punjab: ECI

#7:22 PM

Till now the information received is 83% polling in Goa, in north Goa 84%, in south Goa 81.5%: Election Commission-ANI

#7:20 PM

Voter turnout of 70% (tentative) recorded in Punjab till 5 PM says Election Commission-ANI

#7:06 PM

Record voter turnout of 83% recorded in Goa:Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha-ANI


100% webcasting was done in Goa on all the polling stations: Election Commission

#7:04 PM

Polling in Goa passed off peacefully: Election Commission

#6:42 PM

Section 144 continues to remain imposed in Dimapur Nagaland ahead of Local Body Elections-PTI

#6:33 PM

70 per cent polling in Punjab; technical glitches, skirmishes at some places-PTI

#6:23 PM

India to hand over 5-year-old Pak boy Iftikhar Ahmed, to cross Wagah border to Pakistan shortly Father forcibly took him from mother and came to India-ANI

#6:15 PM

High voter turnout of over 83 per cent recorded in Goa Election 2017 till 5 PM-PTI

5:28 PM

Polling in Punjab ends, people reporting to the booth up to 5pm will be voting-ANI

5:04 PM

Polling in Goa ends-ANI

4:59 PM

Police arrested 6 persons from an illegal liquor making unit, recovered illegal liquor in huge quantity-ANI

#4:41 PM

Former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala's disproportionate assets matter: Tis Hazari Court reserves the order for Feb 6th, Monday-ANI

#4:30 PM

Special PMLA court issued Letters Rogotary to United Kingdom on Friday seeking for details of assets owned by Vijay Mallya in UK-ANI

#4:07 PM

Punjab has recorded an overall voter turnout of 55% till 03:00 PM-ANI

#4:00 PM

SASE issues a medium danger Avalanche warning for some avalanche-prone slopes of J&K, HP-ANI

#3:40 PM

Goa has recorded an overall voter turnout of 67% till 3 PM-ANI

#3:20 PM

Punjab has recorded an overall voter turnout of 48% till 2:30 PM (ANI)

#3:30 PM

Bike borne men open fire near a polling booth in Ferozepur district's Guru Har Sahai area, no injuries reported-ANI

#3:10 PM

BJP releases second list of 27 candidates for upcoming Manipur assembly election 2017 (ANI)

#3:06 PM

What is the reason that he has not been removed?: PM Narendra Modi in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

#3:02 PM

Central Government is one that will do everything for our forces. After forty years OROP became a reality: PM Modi

#2:55 PM

Amit Shah appoints Tirath Singh Rawat as BJP National Secretary (ANI)

#2:53 PM

Every family needs to have their own house and so we've started working towards fulfilling this vision by 2022: PM Modi

#2:44 PM

Rs 4,000 cr was allocated to UP Govt so that they can give health-related aid to you ppl, but they couldn't even spend Rs 250 cr: PM Modi

#2:42 PM

UP govt plays vote bank politics: PM Modi

#2:36 PM

Even if I try and help UP from Delhi, if the state Govt has no intention, the money will go somewhere else: PM Modi

#2:33 PM

BJP allocated Rs 4,000 cr to UP Govt so that they can give health-related aid to you ppl, but they couldn't even spend Rs 250 cr: PM Modi (ANI)

#2:33 PM

This election is fight of BJP against 'scam'; 'S' for Samajwadi, 'C' for Cong, 'A' for Akhilesh, 'M' for Mayawati: PM. (PTI)

#2:28 PM

Murderers & goons have flourished in UP due to political patronage: PM Narendra Modi at Meerut rally (PTI)

#2:28 PM

Even if I try and help UP from Delhi, if the state Govt has no intention, the money will go somewhere else: PM Narendra Modi

#2:26 PM

I am content with my task in Uttar Pradesh & harbour no ambition of becoming the Prime Minister: Akhilesh Yadav (PTI)

#2:24 PM

This is BJP's fight against SCAM-Samajwadi Congress Akhilesh Mayawati: PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

#2:22 PM

UP government repeatedly says that their action speaks, if so, then it should also reflect on records: Piyush Goyal

#2:20 PM

There is no legal action taken on the culprits behind killings in UP: PM Modi in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh (ANI)


If we've a state government that creates obstacles, then the development work will get stalled in Lucknow: PM Modi

#2:15 PM

Uttar Pradesh has so much potential but why don't the youths of UP have employment opportunities: PM Modi in Meerut (ANI)

#2:13 PM

First War of Independence began here in Meerut in 1857; Then the fight was against British, now it's against poverty: PM Modi (ANI)

#2:13 PM

Earthquake with magnitude 3.5 felt in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh at 12:35 PM (ANI)

#2:08 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh (ANI)

#2:05 PM

Punjab has recorded an overall voter turnout of 36.05% till 1PM (ANI)

#2:04 PM

COA member Vikram Limaye is the only BCCI representative at the ICC Board meeting. (PTI)

#2:00 PM

Captain Amarinder Singh casts his vote at booth no. 89 in Patiala (ANI)

#1:54 PM

Sheena Bora case: All 3 accused's judicial custody extended till Feb17; CBI commits to start working on witness statement & evidence from Feb23 (ANI)

#1:47 PM

Narcotics Control Bureau arrests an international drug traffickers & seizes 4 kg Cocaine worth Rs. 28 crore (ANI)

#1:39 PM

District & Sessions Court judge rejects bail plea of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay arrested in chit fund case,to apply for bail before Odisha HC (ANI)

#1:35 PM

35 per cent polling in Punjab till 1 PM. (PTI)

#1:30 PM

2 terrorists killed by Baramulla Police & 52 RR in Baramulla district, J&K; 1 AK-47 rifle & 1 pistol recovered; Sanitisation op on. (ANI)

#1:26 PM

Voter turnout in North Goa 55%, in South Goa 52%. Total voter turnout in Goa till 1 pm 53% (ANI)

#1:08 PM

UP Polls: BSP chief Mayawati addressing election rally in Bareilly (ANI)

#12:57 PM

Sheena Bora Murder case: CBI refuses to give complete list of witnesses in advance as they suspect that it'll compromise safety of witnesses (ANI)

#12:55 PM

2 terrorists killed by Baramulla Police and 53 RR in Baramulla district in J&K. More details awaited. (ANI)

#12:53 PM

Almost 2000 school kids & NGOs have also helped in removal of oil sludge, many thanks to them-Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Chennai Oil Spill (ANI)

#12:51 PM

Incident will be enquired, committee set up & required action will be taken once probe is complete: Union Min Nitin Gadkari on Chennai Oil Spill (ANI)

#12:45 PM

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains shut for traffic. (PTI)

#12:44 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh addresses a rally in Badaun. (ANI)

#12:38 PM

Very confident of our win, did door to door campaigns got positive response about my mother&father: Karan Singh, Sidhu's son (PTI)

#12:31 PM

Budget maintained consistency with govt policy with regard to reforms and tax policy: Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das at FICCI (ANI)

#12:31 PM

Only 2% of GDP comes from personal income tax, which is abysmally low; increasing it is a big challenge: Adhia (PTI)

#12:31 PM

It will cost Rs 18,000-19,000 crore if corporate tax is to be cut by 1 percent: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia. (PTI)

#12:26 PM

Sludge left only in this area (Ennore); Cleanup op to take few more days as it can be done only manually-Pon Radhakrishnan on Chennai Oil Spill

#12:23 PM

Lowering corporate tax a challenge unless personal I-T collections increase and people pay taxes: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia (PTI)

#12:23 PM

Union Min Pon Radhakrishnan visits Ennore coast to inspect removal work of oil sludge says work will be complete in 1-2days (ANI)

#12:18 PM

Iran is to deploy missiles for a Revolutionary Guards exercise in a show of defiance (AFP)

#12:16 PM

BJP-Akali Dal will win and Parkash Singh Badal will become the CM for the sixth time: BJP's Hans Raj Hans (ANI)

#12:12 PM

Have the highest respect for SM Krishna; He may have been hurt but he's not immature to go to BJP; Yeddyurappa is totally false: DK Shivakumar, Congress

#12:10 PM

BJP's Hans Raj Hans exercises his right to vote at a polling booth in Jalandhar (ANI)

#11:56 AM

Impact of demonetization is going to be transient; GDP going to be upward 7% in the next year: Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das (ANI)

#11:47 AM

Will give Rahul Gandhi great gift with Congress' revival says Navjot Singh Sidhu as he arrives to vote at booth in Amritsar, with wife Navjot Kaur (ANI)

#11:45 AM

Head-on collision between car and truck leaves three dead near Morbi, Gujarat (ANI)

#11:42 AM

Punjab has recorded an overall voter turnout of 14% till 11.30 am  (ANI)

#11:40 AM

South Goa's polling percentage: 32%, North Goa's polling percentage 35%. Goa's overall turnout till 11 am: 34% (ANI)

#11:37 AM

Women cast their votes at the pink booth in Margao. (ANI)

#11:34 AM

Min temp in Delhi stands at 11.9 degrees Celsius. Shallow fog in city, rail services affected. (PIT)

#11:34 AM

GDP growth expected to be upwards of 7 per cent next fiscal: Finance Ministry (PTI)

#11:34 AM

Punjab wants govt that coordinates with centre, not one that has issues with centre every day, certainly not one that ruined Delhi-Harsimrat Kaur (ANI)

#11:32 AM

AIADMK MLAs meeting to take place tomorrow at their party headquarters. (ANI)

#11:31 AM

After 30-yrs the was blast in Punjab, Kejriwal having dinner&breakfast with Babbar Khalsa, clear indication ISI sponsors Kejriwal-Harsimrat Kaur (ANI)

#11:25 AM

Earlier there were 3 parties, now there are three. The votes will certainly get diverted, but whosoever wins must keep Punjab ahead of the party: Harbhajan Singh (ANI)

#11:24 AM

75- year old woman casts her vote at polling booth no.14 in Goa's Margao (ANI)

#11:19 AM

Official at polling booth no.23 in Jalandhar takes a selfie with Cricketer Harbhajan Singh, who came their to cast his vote (ANI)

#11:16 AM

6 children injured after a school bus fell into a ditch in Gorari village, Uttar Pradesh (ANI)

#11:15 AM

Over 90 per cent of clean-up work over, says Centre on Chennai Oil Spill (PTI)

#11:14 AM

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh along with his mother Avtar Kaur, waiting to cast his vote at polling booth no.23 in Jalandhar (ANI)

#11:11 AM

Mallya loan default case: Bail applications of IDBI & Kingfisher Airline employees adjourned till 7 Feb by Mumbai's Special CBI court (ANI)

#11:13 AM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar early voter in Goa Election 2017; dodges questions on Goa return. (PTI)

#11:08 AM

BSF apprehended a Pakistan national near International Border in Gharinda, Punjab earlier today. (ANI)

#11:07 AM

Amarinder Singh is dal-badlu.I have 70-yrs experience, fought for Punjab & India, this is a small battle-CM Parkash Singh Badal (ANI)

#10:56 AM

CM Parkash Singh Badal of SAD casts his vote at a polling booth in Lambi (ANI)

#10:55 AM

BJP will be affected, votes might reduced by 1000 but it will surely win: Shripad Naik, BJP on Rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar (ANI)

#10:53 AM

We'll have a bigger win than last year, Amarinder Singh is only drama & AAP is on 3rd position: Sukhbir Singh Badal (ANI)

#10:48 AM

Punjab has recorded an overall voter turnout of 12% till 10.30 am. (ANI)

#10:29 AM

He (SM Krishna) has decided to join BJP, when we don't know, will fix it soon. He is joining 100%: B.S. Yeddyurappa, BJP Karnataka President (ANI)

#10:27 AM

Contrary to what they say completing work in 2-3days not possible even for developed country, takes weeks: DMK MP Kanimozhi (ANI)

#10:27 AM

UN removes Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar from designated terrorists list (PTI)

#10:15 AM

S.M. Krishna (recently resigned from Congress) will join BJP shortly: B.S. Yeddyurappa, BJP Karnataka President (ANI)

#10:09 AM

Kerala CM P.Vijayan writes to PM requesting enquiry into matter of E Ahamed's death, says situation should've been handled in a humanitarian way (ANI)

#10:06 AM

Work to clean up oil spill after collision between 2 cargo ships off Ennore Port, underway. (ANI)

#10:05 AM

Iran 'biggest state sponsor of terrorism': Us Defence Secretary James Mattis (AFP)

#10:03 AM

9% voting recorded in Punjab till 9 a.m.

#10:01 AM

People wait in queues as voting is yet to begin at booth no 35 in Majitha, due to error in EVM machine (ANI)

#9:54 AM

AAP's Bhagwant Mann casts his vote at booth no.126 (Govt School) in Mohali (ANI)

#9:51 AM

No matter whose govt comes in power, youth wants employment: First time voter at a polling booth in Lambi (ANI)

#9:46 AM

Goa and Punjab will create history today, says Arvind Kejriwal

#9:45 AM

AAP's Gurpreet Ghuggi casts his vote at a polling station in Bathinda, says voting is our right and must be exercised (ANI)

#9:36 AM

The environment is charged and very positive, we are confident of a win: Captain Amarinder Singh's wife, Preneet Kaur (ANI)

#9:32 AM

Punjab will have a Congress government this time, we will win the match; AAP has some buzz but Akali Dal is no where, says Pargat Singh, Congress (ANI)

#9:28 AM

North Goa has recorded a voting percentage of 16%, while South Goa recorded 14% with an overall turnout of 15%, till 9 am (ANI)

#9:25 AM

Congress candidate Pargat Singh casts his vote at booth no. 66 in Jalandhar. (ANI)

#9:19 AM

Exiled Baloch leaders & activists to meet Trump seeking termination of American military & Economic aid to Pak in view of Baloch's abuse by Pak (ANI)

#9:18 AM

If he doesn't belong here (Patiala), yes, of course, he's a parachute candidate: Captain Amarinder Singh's niece on Gen JJ Singh (retd) (ANI)

#9:15 AM

Policemen conduct security checks at booth no.118 (govt school) in Lambi (ANI)

#9:06 AM

Senior citizens cast their vote at a polling booth in South Goa's Margaon (ANI)

#9:03 AM

Long queues of voters at booth no. 66 in Jalandhar after polling delayed due to glitch in the EVM machine. (ANI)

#8:57 AM

Prime Minister Modi to address an election rally in Meerut (ANI)

#8:53 AM

White House slams 'outrageous' federal court ruling blocking travel ban (AFP)

#8:49 AM

UP DGP Javeed Ahmed constitutes SIT to probe online fraud worth Rs 37 lakh that took place in Noida; supervised by IG Crime&led by DIG Meerut (ANI)

#8:46 AM

Sucha Singh Chhotepur casts his vote in Gurdaspur, Punjab (ANI)

#8:46 AM

Polling at booth no.66 in Jalandhar delayed due to glitch in the EVM machine (ANI)

#8:44 AM

Polling at booth no.124-125 in Amritsar began 40 minutes late due to a glitch in the EVM machine (ANI)

#8:41 AM

Fisherman badly affected. Stress the need of state & centre too take necessary steps to rectify situation: DMK's MK Stalin (ANI)

#8:39 AM

First voter casts his vote at booth no.118 (govt school) in Lambi. (ANI)

#8:38 AM

1 Maoist carrying cash reward on his head, along with 3 other Maoists arrested in Basaguda, Chattisgarh (ANI)

#8:33 AM

He loves challenges; In Arunachal also he wanted a challenging area-Wife of Gen JJ Singh(retd) on him contesting against Cong's Amarinder Singh (ANI)

#8:27 AM

We will win with complete and comfortable majority, will continue development work and most importantly job creation: Goa CM (ANI)

#8:26 AM

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar casts his vote at a polling booth in North Goa's Arambol (ANI)

#8:08 AM

Gen JJ Singh (Retd) SAD candidate against Congress' Amarinder Singh from Patiala Urban, casts his vote (ANI)

#8:00 AM

Voting in Punjab begins. 1145 candidates to contest across 117 seats. (ANI)

#8:00 AM

Gen JJ Singh (Retd) SAD candidate against Congress's Amarinder Singh from Patiala Urban, arrives to cast his vote  (ANI)

#7:53 AM

Voters arrive at booth no.66 in Jalandhar; security deployed, preparations complete for voting to begin at 8 am (ANI)

#7:48 AM

Final preparations for elections underway at booth no.118 (govt school) in Lambi (ANI)

#7:45 AM

Voters wait for polling to begin at 8 am at SD College in Pathankot  (ANI)

#7:36 AM

Candidates seek blessings at Amritsar's Golden Temple, ahead of polling (ANI)

#7:31 AM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar casts his vote at a polling station in Goa's Panaji, says Goa will see heavy voter turnout  (ANI)

#7:26 AM

Initial reports suggest good turnout, Goa might cross last year's turnout of 84% & BJP will win with 2/3rd majority-Manohar Parrikar (ANI)

#7:09 AM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar stands in queue at polling booth in Panaji to cast his vote (ANI)

#7:00 AM

Assembly election polling for 40 seats in the state of Goa begins. (ANI)

#7:00 AM

Urging people of Punjab & Goa to turnout in record numbers & vote in Assembly elections.I particularly urge my young friends to vote-PM Modi (ANI)

#6:58 AM

Security deployed outside polling station in Goa's Panaji; voters queue up at polling station to cast their vote. (ANI)

#6:55 AM

Voters arrive for polling in Goa's capital Panaji; voting to start at 7 am. (ANI)

#6:47 AM

Polling for assembly elections to be held in Punjab for 117 seats; to start at 8 am. (ANI)

#6:46 AM

Polling for assembly elections to be held in Goa for 40 seats; to start at 7 am. (ANI)

#5:31 AM

US judge in Seattle temporarily blocks Trump's ban on travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries. (AP)

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