New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the demise of former Meghalaya Governor M.M. Jacob, underlining how Jacob worked extensively for the development of Kerala. “Saddened by the demise of … Jacob. He made notable contributions to the nation as a Parliamentarian, Minister and Governor. He worked extensively for the development of …

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has wrapped up the schedule for her upcoming film “Kalank”. Alia on Saturday night took to her Instagram stories and shared a photograph of herself. She captioned the image: “And that’s a schedule wrap for me on ‘Kalank’.” The actress also mentioned that she will start working on her upcoming film …

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday slammed the BJP government saying that people have termed it as the “lynch-pujari”. Sibal’s remarks come a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress party was being called “bail gadi” because many of its senior leaders were out on bail. “Eight accused convicted for lynching …

London: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Maryam Nawaz on Saturday said that she and her father will return to the country within 10 days. Maryam Nawaz was speaking to media in London, a day after an accountability court in Pakistan sentenced the three-time Premier to 10 years in prison …

New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that JEE Mains and NEET — the two national level engineering and medical entrance examinations — will be held twice a year from 2019 by a newly-formed National Testing Agency (NTA). The NTA was approved by the Union Cabinet in November 2017 as an autonomous …

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has warned that any attempt by the BJP to engineer defections in her PDP to form the government in the state “will erode the trust of the Kashmiris in Indian democracy”. “If Delhi intervenes and breaks our party, and makes Sajad Lone or whosoever as …