Holiday declared for tomorrow in schools in Puducherry in view of heavy rainfall forecast in the area.

Holiday declared for tomorrow in schools in Puducherry in view of heavy rainfall forecast in the area.

Holiday declared for tomorrow in schools in Puducherry in view of heavy rainfall forecast in the area.

Ashish Goud, Son of TDP leader booked for outraging a woman’s modesty.

Maharashtra: Five people, including two fire brigade personnel trapped in a hole, that was dug for a drainage line in Dapodi area of Pune.

Delhi Government recommends rejection of the petition of one of the convicts in Nirbhaya gang-rape & murder case, who had applied for mercy petition.

11 injured in shooting at crowded tourist hub in New Orleans: news agency AFP.

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in state Assembly, earlier today: Growing unemployment is prime concern of this government. We shall enact a law to ensure 80 per cent reservation in private sector jobs for the sons of the soil.

Telangana vet's rape case will be tried in fast-track court, says Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly after Board's Annual General Meeting in Mumbai: BCCI's decision on Board's representative at ICC Chief Executives Committee meeting will be taken in a few days. But, the rule is that BCCI Secretary represents BCCI.

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New Delhi, December 1: After months of uncertainty, the chapter of realpolitik in Maharashtra is closed for now, with the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi comfortably sealing above the majority mark during the floor test. The alliance, primarily comprising of the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP, received 169 votes in its favour during the vote of confidence on Saturday. Stay tuned here for the live breaking news and updates from India and across the world.

In other major news, India and Japan held their first 2+2 ministerial dialogue in New Delhi. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, in the meeting with their counterparts, stressed on regional peace and security. A message was also sent out to neighbouring Pakistan, asking its leadership to take "resolute action" against terrorist groups operating from its soil.

In other major news, industrialist Rahul Bajaj, while speaking at an event organised in Mumbai, raised concern over the "environment of fear" in the nation. With BJP chief Amit Shah in attendance, Bajaj said India Inc is unsure whether it could freely criticise the government as it did during the UPA years.

On the international front, the anti-government protests in Iraq have resulted in the ouster of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. His resignation came shortly after three more protesters were shot dead by the forces, bringing the total number of fatalities to 58.