Odisha's Titlagarh town records 47 degrees C

Bhubaneswar , May 22

Odisha continued to reel under intense heat-wave with Titlagarh town on Monday recording 47 degrees Celsius, the highest temperature in the state this summer, the Met Office said.

No public support for Congress: Smriti Irani

New Delhi , May 22

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday slammed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for alleging there was chaos and lawlessness in BJP-ruled states like Uttar Pradesh and said there was "no public support" for Congress.

BJP says Tripura government failed to follow MNREGA rules

Agartala , May 22

The BJP on Monday said that Left-ruled Tripura failed to follow the stipulated rules for MGNREGA, including geo-tagging of assets, which led the state to get less central funding for the scheme, refuting the CPI-M's claims of victimisation.

Maharashtra legislature nod to GST bill

Mumbai , May 22

Both houses of the Maharashtra legislature on Monday unanimously passed the State Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, paving the way for the measure's roll-out in the state from July 1, along with the rest of India.

HC slams Delhi for lack of campaign on dengue, chikungunya

New Delhi , May 22

The Delhi High Court on Monday slammed the AAP government and civic agencies for failing to provide publicity -- to create awareness among the people -- to mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya, their symptoms, cure and different treatment remedies.

High-speed Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express flagged off

Mumbai , May 22

The country's first high-speed Tejas Express between Mumbai and Karmali in Goa, boasting of Wi-Fi, LCD screens, and automatic doors, was flagged off on Monday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu here.