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#11:50 PM

Top Dutch court upholds acquittal for 'Mein Kampf' seller: AFP

#11:23 PM

Will make sure that the path left behind (by Amma) will be followed by the right people: Deepa Jayakumar: ANI

#11:21 PM

Chennai (TN): VK Sasikala reaches #PoesGarden; greets her supporters

#11:17 PM

Encounter underway between CISF and Maoists in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

#10:39 PM

Actor Shahrukh Khan booked for allegedly rioting, damaging railway property during Raees film promotion at Kota station: GRP official: PTI

#10:34 PM

I’m sure we’ll get the invitation as soon as possible as we remained quiet: VK Sasikala: ANI

#10:28 PM

I feel so satisfied that despite facing troubles, MLAs are supporting me: VK Sasikala: ANI

Also Read: Live | TN drama continues: Satisfied with MLAs' support, confident will get invitation soon, says Sasikala

#10:23 PM

Gambia welcomes British FM for first time since independence as the country considers rejoining the #Commonwealth: AFP

#10:23 PM

Cyber Crime Police, CCS, DD, Hyd City apprehended a person fr cheating many ppl all over India with fake website similar to Govt website: ANI

#10:14 PM

36 bombs found in Ludhiana's Harnampura village (Punjab); Army has been informed: SI Dalbir Singh: ANI

#9:53 PM

Motihari case: NIA Spl Court Patna issues production warrant for accused Gajendra Sharma, who surrendered in court of SDJM Raxaul on Feb 13: ANI

#9:52 PM

Motihari case: NIA special Court Patna sends accused Rakesh Yadav to 4-day police remand: ANI

#9:49 PM

J&K: Major S Dhaiya, who was leading the op wherein 3 terrorists were killed at Handwara's Hajan, succumbed to injuries sustained in the op: ANI

#9:48 PM

VK Sasikala leaves Kuvathur's Golden Bay resort

#9:47 PM

If we can distinguish ourselves frm basic problem that Trump is attacking, we'll be differently perceived, that's the challenge before us-Jaishankar: ANI

#9:45 PM

We're not part of offshoring, our issue today is outsourcing; Outsourcing helps you be competitive, offshoring damage your tax base-Jaishankar: ANI

#9:43 PM

O Panneerselvam reaches Jayalalithaa's memorial at Chennai's Marina Beach

#9:38 PM

On job side, we need to differentiate our services & trade with the US from their problem of offshoring: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar: ANI

#9:21 PM

Around 35 per cent posts of teachers lying vacant in 23 IITs across the country, RTI reply claims: PTI

#9:20 PM

Cultural nationalism based on religious majoritarianism being espoused by a section which is in contrast to liberal values: Hamid Ansari:PTI

#9:20 PM

Railways set to provide space for app-based cab services at about 500 major stations, eyeing an annual profit of Rs 300 crores: PTI

#9:19 PM

4 militants, 3 soldiers killed; 9 security personnel and a civilian injured in two separate encounters in Kashmir: Officials: PTI

#9:18 PM

Cong asks BJP to stop fishing in troubled waters in TN, demands Guv to convene Special Assembly Session to find who has majority

#9:17 PM

CIC orders Home Ministry to answer whether INA soldiers who sided with Subhas Chandra Bose are freedom fighters or army deserters: PTI

#9:17 PM

Strike in Delhi-NCR by thousands of Ola and Uber drivers demanding better pay enters 5th day: PTI

#9:16 PM

Environment Ministry likely to issue a show cause notice to #KamarajarPort (Ennore port) in Chennai for "mishandling" #oilspill: PTI

#9:14 PM

Not held against our wishes, we are here as united family: Thaniyarasu Tamil Nadu Kongu Ilaignar Peravai Kuvathur resort

#8:45 PM

WB CM Mamata Banerjee announces carving out of new district of Kalimpong out of Darjeeling: PTI

#8:44 PM

Sania Mirza may not appear in person before competent authority in alleged non-payment/evasion of Service Tax as she is travelling: PTI

#8:17 PM

Militant commander linked to deadly Dhaka cafe attack shot dead in Bangladesh: PTI

#8:11 PM

Pakistan declares 31 educational institutions as 'sensitive' in restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province: PTI

#8:10 PM

Uttarakhand: Congress' Lalkuwa candidate Harish Chandra Durgapal's son Pankaj attacked; in critical condition: ANI

#8:03 PM

Chhattisgarh-Angry farmers threw vegetables on road in Durg after authorities failed to act on warnings abt mill waste harming their produce

#8:02 PM

AIADMK's V Maitreyan and PH Pandian leave after meeting Tamil Nadu Governor at Raj Bhavan: ANI

#7:56 PM

250 crorepati candidates in the fray in 3rd phase of #UPpolls on Sunday, 110 contestants have criminal cases against them: Report: PTI

#7:56 PM

Vikas Yadav, one of Nitish Katara's killers, serving 25-yr jail term without remission, withdraws plea seeking 2 months parole: PTI

#7:55 PM

31-year-old Polish woman alleges her Indian boyfriend raped her repeatedly on the pretext of marriage: PTI

#7:54 PM

DGP and Chennai's police commissioner #SGeorge meeting #TNGovernor at Raj Bhavan, on law and order situation of the state: ANI

#7:41 PM

India and China account for more than half of the world's premature deaths due to air pollution: Report: PTI

#7:41 PM

Polling to take place on February 15 in 67 Assembly seats of #westernUP in the 2nd of 7 phases and in 69 Assembly seats in Uttarakhand

#7:39 PM

Ban on telecast of Indian shows by pvt TV channels lifted by #Pak court, 5 months after Pak's regulatory body had put a bar: PTI

#7:39 PM

Decision on many big ticket projects like procuring fighter jet planes, self-propelled guns likely to be taken in 2017: @manoharparrikar:PTI
#7:38 PM
Indigenously developed Airborne Early Warning & Control System mounted on a Brazilian #Embraer-145 jet inducted into #IAF: PTI

#7:35 PM

We’ll appoint Buli Basumatary as archery coach next week; Later, will give short-term training in Punjab-Pallab Lochan Das, Assam Sports Min

#7:34 PM

Umar Faruq was arrested while he was on way to hand over samples of Fake Indian Currency Notes of Rs 2,000 to another FICN racketeer: ANI

#7:32 PM

West Bengal: Absconding accused #UmarFaruq wanted for his involvement in a FICN Case has been arrested by NIA from Golapganj market area: ANI

#7:31 PM

I’ve been selling oranges since 3yrs now; Have won many medals; I applied for job in Assam police but didn’t get it: Archer Buli Basumatary: ANI

#7:30 PM

3 militants killed in Handwara encounter, one security personnel injured. Search operation continues: ANI

#7:30 PM

Chirang (Assam): Buli Basumatary, once a national-level gold medallist archer, is now living life as a street vendor: ANI

#7:29 PM

Chetan Cheeta evacuated from Srinagar to AIIMS Trauma Centre, Delhi for further treatment: ANI

#7:28 PM

Bandipora Encounter: Chetan Cheeta, Commandant 45 BN, CRPF airlifted to Delhi. Condition is stable but critical, next 48 hours crucial: ANI

#7:23 PM

Delhi police arrests a sharp shooter of Naveen Khati gang carrying reward of Rs 50,000 on his head; recovers 2 pistols and 9 cartridges: ANI

#7:22 PM

Venezuelan Vice President calls US sanctions an 'attack': AFP

#6:40 PM

AIADMK MP and O Panneerselvam supporter V Maitreyan to meet Governor in Raj Bhavan at 7 PM

#6:33 PM

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says increased defence spending is top priority after Trump calls: AFP

#6:29 PM

Bajrang Dal activists thrash couples in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in a protest against Valentine's Day: ANI

#6:28 PM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar says state government mulling to organise Surajkund Mela twice a year: PTI

#6:27 PM

Alpine skiing: France wins world team event: AFP

#6:07 PM

J&K: Gunshots heard in Khan mohalla in Handwara. Security forces have sealed the area: ANI

#6:03 PM

Before elections he called NCP 'Naturally Corrupt Party', later on he said tht he enterd politics holding Sharad Pawar's finger: Uddhav Thackeray: ANI

#6:00 PM

PM Modi and Sharad Pawar are two sides of the same coin: Uddhav Thackeray: ANI

#5:48 PM

HAL, Russian defence firms finalise JV documents for productn of lightweight multi-role #Kamov 226T choppers in India: Russian official:PTI

#5:47 PM

Edapadi K.Palanisamy is not a fit person to hold the post; he's fit for nothing: S. Semmalai, AIADMK MLA and supporter of #OPanneerselvam: ANI

#5:46 PM

India hopes to make history by launching a record 104 satellites from a single rocket: PTI

#5:45 PM

We went to the resort but we were prevented from entering: S Semmalai, AIADMK MLA and supporter of O Panneerselvam

#5:44 PM

Girls will be provided free education till Class XII once BJP forms govt in state: HM Rajnath Singh: ANI

#5:41 PM

Chhattisgarh: Car catches fire near toll plaza in Rajnandgaon; Police at the spot: ANI

#5:40 PM

Loan is a big issue, farmers' loans will be waived off in #UP in 3-4 months after we form govt.: HM Rajnath Singh: ANI

#5:32 PM

When 15-20 people of a family are part of government, then why is their region not developed? HM Rajnath Singh: PTI

#5:29 PM

Half-brother of North Korean leader Kim assassinated in Malaysia: AFP

#5:28 PM

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels and Syria regime 'agree security line' in Al-Bab: AFP

#5:27 PM

No one can say that any BJP CM is involved in corruption: HM Rajnath Singh: PTI

#5:25 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Indian cricket team for winning T-20 Blind World Cup; calls their victory source of inspiration: PTI

#5:24 PM

At least seven policemen, including DSP R V Asari, injured in stone pelting as cops try to stop farmers' rally near Sanand town in Gujarat: PTI

#5:21 PM

India witnessed 406 incidents of bombings in 2016, the highest in the world, ahead of even war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan, report: PTI

#5:19 PM

Coldest February night in #Leh since 2013 on Monday; mercury recorded at a low of minus 16.3 deg C: PTI

#5:19 PM

Will deal with only legal aspects of TripleTalaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims, says SC: PTI

#5:18 PM

Winning in India will go down as the best time of life for Australian cricket team, says captain Steve Smith: PTI

#5:16 PM

'Time for govt to let go of last vestige of media monopoly,' say Community Radio forums, over Centre's objection to them broadcasting news: PTI

#5:16 PM

VRS request of Rajendra Kumar, facing CBI probe on corruption charges, rejected by Home Ministry: PTI

#5:15 PM

One dead, several injured in Luxembourg train crash: police: AFP

#5:14 PM

AIADMK Legislature party leader Edapadi K.Palanisamy reaches Raj Bhavan to meet TN Governor C Vidyasagar Rao

#5:12 PM

Centre gives sanction to CBI for prosecution of Rajendra Kumar, ex-Principal Secretary of CM Arvind Kejriwal, in a graft case: PTI

#5:07 PM

Bhopal ISI espionage case: Accused mastermind Balram, Manish, Mohit & Dhruv sent to police remand till Feb 18; Manoj & Sandeep sent to jail: ANI

#5:05 PM

CBI registers a graft case against North Eastern Railway official Alok Singh for allegedly demanding Rs 20 lakh from an advertiser: ANI

#5:04 PM

Agra (UP): Hindu Jagran Manch stages protest against celebrating Valentine's Day: ANI

#5:03 PM

Chennai: TN Governor C Vidyasagar Rao to meet AIADMK Legislature party leader Edapadi K.Palanisamy;Security outside Guv's residence

#5:02 PM

Rajkot (Gujarat): A live bomb concealed in a box found at Khodiyarpara area, bomb squad successfully defused it, investigation underway:ANI

#4:59 PM

Notice served to Vemula family,informing report findings;response sought as to why certificate should not be cancelled:Guntur collector-ANI

#4:58 PM

Andhra: Guntur collector review report concludes that #RohithVemula was not Dalit,certificate obtained by fraudulent means tob cancelled:ANI

#04:33 PM

PM Narendra Modi hosts delegation of British MPs, pitches for collective voice against terrorism, extremism and radicalisation - PTI

#04:23 PM

Good verdict; SasikalaNatarajan and her family don't deserve to lead the people of TN: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar - ANI

#04:18 PM

Poonch (J&K): Hideout in Chajla forest of Mendhar busted in a joint operation by Army and Police, arms and ammunition recovered - ANI

#04:17 PM

O Panneerselvam's supporters celebrate after SC's DA case verdict that convicted VK Sasikala; raise slogans agnst VK Sasikala - ANI

#04:13 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Kullu district police arrests a Nigerian drug smuggler from Delhi with 1.55 kg heroin worth Rs 4 crore - ANI

#04:10 PM

Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao gives appointment to AIADMK Legislature party leader Edapadi K.Palanisamy at 5:30 pm today - ANI

#02:39 PM

Bihar Topper Scam: Patna HC grants conditional bail to mastermind Bachcha Rai. Rai to get bail if not convicted by lower court within 1 month - ANI

#02:37 PM

Leaders including Minister K Pandiarajan, PH Pandian, N Vishvananthan and senior leader C Ponnaiyan expelled by VK Sasikala: AIADMK - ANI

#02:30 PM

Sasikala expels scores of "rebels", including Minister K Pandiarajan and senior leader C Ponnaiyan. - PTI

#02:26 PM

Centre has no role to play, Guv will take decision based on situation: Union Min Venkaiah Naidu on SC's judgement on VK Sasikala - ANI

#02:23 PM

We should manufacture but we don't.Many countries do not manufacture aircraft. HAL makes Dornier so not that no work has been done: Def Min - ANI

#02:20 PM

My preparedness is an independent exercise and not an offensive one. Neighbours should not worry about what I do: Manohar Parrikar - ANI

#02:16 PM

If security interest of India is questioned by anyone, we will take every action: Manohar Parrikar on deploying Brahmos on India-China Border

#02:11 PM

We wish to have a good relationship with Pakistan and China both. I don't want to doubt anyone, but we are prepared: Manohar Parrikar - ANI

#02:06 PM

There will be differences on issues of FDI, but we will keep national security in concern: Manohar Parrikar on RSS stand on FDI in Defence - ANI

#02:00 PM

Info that #Panneerselvam with police is coming at resort, this could create law and order problems: A. Navaneethakrishnan, AIADMK MP - ANI

#01:58 PM

Toshiba chairman quits as company warns of huge losses - AFP

#01:56 PM

We will file the review petition, a new legislative party leader has been elected. #Panneerselvam no longer party member: M Thambidurai, AIADMK - ANI

#01:54 PM

We are ready to sit in opposition but will not form a government with the help of BJP. No question to go with SP, Congress: BSP chief Mayawati - ANI

#01:51 PM

BJP is spreading rumours through social media that BJP & BSP are going to form government together: BSP chief Mayawati at a rally in Kanpur - ANI

#01:34 PM

Instead of voicing mann ki baat, talk about the work you have done: Akhilesh Yadav at a rally in Farrukhabad 

#01:31 PM

We have sent a letter to Governor and are awaiting his reply: Edapadi K.Palanisamy

#01:25 PM

Letter signed by MLAs supporting Edapadi K. Palanisamy as the AIADMK's legislature party leader sent to Governor: AIADMK

#01:18 PM

Team: Virat (Capt), Vijay, Rahul, Pujara, Rahane, Saha (wk), Ashwin, Jadeja, Ishant, Bhuvi, Umesh, Karun, Jayant, Kuldeep, Mukund & Pandya - ANI

#01:18 PM

Indian team for the first two Test matches against Australia announced - ANI

#01:11 PM

All MLAs have elected me as the legislature party leader, soon will meet Governor with support letter of MLAs:Edapadi K.Palanisamy - ANI

#01:10 PM

Demonetisation part of government's programme to clean up both economic and political systems: FM Arun Jaitley - PTI

#01:10 PM

Demonetisation has nothing to do with Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: FM Arun Jaitley - PTI

#01:03 PM

It's a matter of human rights, so we would deal with it properly: SC during hearing of Triple Talaq case - ANI

#01:00 PM

Request Governor to take steps to establish stable management in the state: MK Stalin, DMK on conviction - ANI

#12:59 PM

After 21 years justice has been done. This would be example to politicians to live corruption-free: MK Stalin, DMK on conviction - ANI

#12:50 PM

Panneerselvam urges #AIADMK MLAs to sink differences, work together to keep party united and continue Amma's rule. - ANI

#12:48 PM

Without any other party's support our own govt will continue: O Panneerselvam - ANI

#12:46 PM

Panneerselvam expelled from #AIADMK: Jaya TV.

#12:45 PM

The legislature party leader is Edapadi K.Palanisamy. O Panneerselvam removed from primary membership of the party: AIADMK - ANI

#12:44 PM

I thank lakhs and lakhs of people for continuing to support us. Good governance of Amma will continue: O Panneerselvam - ANI

#12:43 PM

Triple Talaq case: SC says it would not hear Uniform Civil Code issue while hearing the Triple Talaq case, as it is a separate issue. - ANI

#12:43 PM

Sasikala loyalist, Minister Edappady K Palaniswamy elected AIADMK Legislature Party Leader: JAYA TV - ANI

#12:43 PM

Engine maker Rolls-Royce logs record £4.0bn annual loss - AFP

#12:41 PM

She(Sasikala) can file a review petition but chances of that review petition succeeding are slim: Soli Sorabjee, former Attorney General - ANI

#12:40 PM

Trends for the first phase (local body polls) are enthusiastic, indicates public uproar against Orissa govt: Union min Dharmendra Pradhan - ANI

#12:39 PM

Unfinished task left over by Hon. Amma must be fulfilled, therefore I urge AIADMK MLAs and ministers to resume their work: O Panneerselvam - ANI

#12:16 PM

SC clarifies that people are not obliged to stand up when the National Anthem is played as and in part of a film or documentary - ANI

#12:14 PM

WPI inflation for the month of January at 5.25 percent. December WPI was at 3.39 percent - ANI

#12:03 PM

VK Sasikala to appoint one of her loyalists as leader of the Legislative party of AIADMK, a meeting in resort is already underway: Sources - ANI

#11:59 AM

An Army Havildar posted in Territorial Army HQ at Shershah road allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle. - ANI

#11:57 AM

Governor whose role has been circumspect must call special assembly session&both AIADMK factions for way forward: RS Surjewala on VK Sasikala

#11:49 AM

O Panneerselvam 's supporters celebrate VK Sasikala 's conviction - ANI

#11:49 AM

Nursery admission case: HC stays Delhi government's notification of Jan 7. Nullifies neighbourhood criteria - ANI

#11:42 AM

BSF detects a tunnel at International Border in Ramgarh Sector of Samba in J&K - ANI

#11:16 AM

This is a great success for Tamil Nadu people. It is a victory of truth and judicial system: Tamilan Prasanna, DMK on VK Sasikala conviction - ANI

#11:06 AM

I was expecting the conviction. I don't think she can escape the 4 years sentence: Subramanian Swamy on SC's verdict on VK Sasikala DA case - ANI

#11:01 AM

SC orders VK Sasikala to serve rest of her jail sentence of three years and six months as she has already served almost six months in jail - ANI

#11:00 AM

All the convicted persons have to serve the remaining part of the sentence. - PTI

#10:58 AM

Sasikala to surrender herself forthwith. - PTI

#10:57 AM

Justice has been done.Judgement shows how strong & independent is our judiciary: Formr Advocate General BV Acharya on VK Sasikala conviction - ANI

#10:55 AM

SC restores in toto the conviction and sentence awarded by the trial court in Bengaluru to all the accused. - PTI

#10:47 AM

SC, however, abates the appeal proceedings against J Jayalalithaa owing to her death on December 5 last. - PTI

#10:45 AM

AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala Natrajan will have to surrender herself to jail for undergoing remaining jail term. - PTI

#10:45 AM

Supreme Court sets aside Karnataka HC's order and convicts VK Sasikala for 4 years in disproportionate assets case against her. - ANI

#10:42 AM

Pakistan has to shut down its terrorism factory, the key issue in India-Pak relations: Foreign Secy Subrahmanyam Jaishankar - ANI

#10:40 AM

Three soldiers killed in in in north . - PTI

#10:37 AM

Supreme Court convicts in disproportionate assets case. - ANI

#10:28 AM

Mettur legislator Semmalai joins CM 's camp. - PTI

#10:11 AM

Western countries may not be open about Pakistan and terrorism problem but they have concerns: Jaishankar. - PYI

#10:09 AM

Don't demonise Donald Trump, analyse Trump. He represents a thought process. It's not a momentary expression: Jaishankar. - PTI

#10:09 AM

Govt will implement Supreme Court's verdict; it is the discretion of Governor to call VK Sasikala or not: MoS (Law & Justice) P P Choudhary - ANI

#10:08 AM

On China, we need to invest more to manage the relationship better: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar. - PTI

#09:56 AM

In his resignation from post of US NSA Michael Flynn says he sincerely apologised to President & Vice President & they accepted his apology - ANI

#09:52 AM

Clear that there are disproportionate assets, question is how much?: Subramanian Swamy on SC to deliver judgement in VK Sasikala DA case - ANI

#09:51 AM

Due to fast paced events inadvertently briefed VP elect&others with incomplete info of calls with Russian Amb.: Michael Flynn in resignation - ANI

#09:40 AM

U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns over contacts with Russia, reports New York Times

#09:35 AM

Uttarakhand: BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat attacked in Kotdwar, allegedly by Congress workers - ANI

#08:23 AM

3 dead and 7 critical after consuming illicit liquor last night, in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra - ANI

#08:15 AM

Last night, an ambulance rammed into a parked truck in Sant Kabir Nagar, UP leading to the death of 8 people. - ANI

#07:57 AM

Federal judge issues preliminary injunction barring Trump travel ban from being implemented in Virginia. - AP

#07:46 AM

Kovathur, TN: Security deployed outside Golden Bay Resort as a precaution in wake of today's judgement in DA case against VK Sasikala - ANI

#07:25 AM

Two army personnel injured during encounter b/w forces and terrorists in Hajin area of Bandipora district in J&K

#07:20 AM

Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Hajin area of Bandipora district in J&K.

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First Published : 14 Feb 2017, 07:16:00 AM