Lucknow: As India is prepping up to mark the 72nd Independence Day, many of us remain confused about how to celebrate the biggest day in the history of the country. Many of us only spend the entire day watching TV and listening to the speeches of our politicians. We perhaps never think about making it …

Kolkata: Upping the ante on her opposition to the draft NRC in Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that 38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons, both Hindus and Muslims, were left out of the list. “Unfortunately, most Indian citizens left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam speak Bengali (language)… …

Guwahati: Former Assam Chief Minister and Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his silence over the rape case against Union Minister Rajen Gohain. “The Prime Minister talks about ‘Beti bachao’. However, we need to save our daughters from BJP leaders. How can the railway passengers feel safe when the Minister …

Pune: The banking sector was rattled again when hackers siphoned off a whopping Rs 94.42 crore from the Cosmos Cooperative Bank Ltd – the second oldest and second biggest cooperative bank in India – to foreign and domestic bank accounts, officials said on Tuesday. Shockingly, the Cosmos Bank admitted that it was “cyber-attacked twice, first on …

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable Sharif-ud-Din Ganaie and Head Constable Mohammad Tufail, who lost their lives in 2017 while fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir, have been posthumously selected for the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) — the highest police medal. Their names are among the 942 Central and state …

New Delhi: Former India off-spinner Ramesh Powar was on Tuesday officially appointed head coach of the women’s national team until the ICC World T20 scheduled for November 2018. “The BCCI has appointed Ramesh Powar as head coach of the Indian women’s team. Powar has now been handed over full time duties till November 30, 2018,” a …

New Delhi: In the midst of the BJP’s push for ‘One Nation, One Poll’, the Election Commission on Tuesday appeared to rule out simultaneous polls to assemblies and the Lok Sabha given the present logistics and constitutional provisions. Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat said, however, the commission would continue to deliver its responsibility of conducting polls …

Srinagar: The Indian Army said on Tuesday that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday, an Indian soldier was killed in the LoC’s Tangdhar sector in unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side. ALSO READ: Happy Independence Day quotes, WhatsApp Status and messages | Read …