Bodo outfits drop demand for separate state

The pact provides for setting up of a commission to reconstitute the Bodo Territorial Areas District (BTAD) by including new Bodo-dominated villages contiguous to the existing BTAD area and excluding villages with a predominantly non-tribal population….

The pact provides for setting up of a commission to reconstitute the Bodo Territorial Areas District (BTAD) by including new Bodo-dominated villages contiguous to the existing BTAD area and excluding villages with a predominantly non-tribal population. BTAD will be rechristened as Bodo Territorial Region.

Nirbhaya: SC to hear convict Mukesh’s plea today

When the petition by Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh, was mentioned on Monday morning for urgent hearing by his counsel Vrinda Grover, a bench headed by CJI S A Bobde said any petition filed by a death row prisoner would be given top priority for hearing…

When the petition by Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh, was mentioned on Monday morning for urgent hearing by his counsel Vrinda Grover, a bench headed by CJI S A Bobde said any petition filed by a death row prisoner would be given top priority for hearing. The petition is scheduled for hearing at 12.30 pm on Tuesday.

Smartphone market: India pips US to second spot

India is now next only to global leader China in terms of smartphone units shipped. Shipping around 158 million smartphones in 2019, India beat US shipments of 153 million, according to a recent data from Counterpoint Research. Chinese brands held a …

India is now next only to global leader China in terms of smartphone units shipped. Shipping around 158 million smartphones in 2019, India beat US shipments of 153 million, according to a recent data from Counterpoint Research. Chinese brands held a record 72% share of the Indian market in 2019.

ED claims PFI funding anti-CAA agitation

A preliminary probe done by the anti-money laundering agency has established a suspicious pattern of deposits into and withdrawal of money from Popular Front of India’s (PFI) accounts. The ED has claimed that Rs 1.04 crore was deposited in 10 accounts …

A preliminary probe done by the anti-money laundering agency has established a suspicious pattern of deposits into and withdrawal of money from Popular Front of India's (PFI) accounts. The ED has claimed that Rs 1.04 crore was deposited in 10 accounts of PFI and five belonging to another entity, Rehab India Foundation.

Special Air India plane ready to get out Indians trapped in Wuhan

Air India is preparing to operate a special flight on its Boeing 747 from Mumbai to Wuhan to fly out Indians from there. While the flight was scheduled to depart at 5pm on Monday, the airline was awaiting clearances from various places, including the a…

Air India is preparing to operate a special flight on its Boeing 747 from Mumbai to Wuhan to fly out Indians from there. While the flight was scheduled to depart at 5pm on Monday, the airline was awaiting clearances from various places, including the airport in Wuhan, to operate the special flight.

WHO says global risk of China virus is ‘high’

The UN health body said in a situation report published late Sunday that the risk was “very high in China, high at the regional level and high at the global level”. In a footnote, the WHO said there had been an “error” in previous communications publis…

The UN health body said in a situation report published late Sunday that the risk was "very high in China, high at the regional level and high at the global level". In a footnote, the WHO said there had been an "error" in previous communications published on Thursday, Friday and Saturday which "incorrectly" said the global risk was "moderate".