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Goa floor test on Wednesday, Governor summons Assembly
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has summoned the Assembly to meet on Wednesday morning, making way for newly-appointed Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to prove his legislative majority in a floor test. ... read..


Youth's death: NIA says it did not arrest him
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday denied having arrested or ever called for questioning a youth who died in police custody on Monday in Srinagar. ... read..


6 held for Ranchi gangrape, main accused absconding
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Six people have been detained by the police for alleged gangrape of a 17-year-old girl, said a police official here on Tuesday. ... read..


Notice to Centre on YSRCP's plea alleging phone-tapping
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Central and Andhra Pradesh governments to respond to the plea by the YSR Congress Party leaders alleging that their phones were being tapped. ... read..


Congress refuses LF's Bengal seat adjustment offer (lead)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
In a last ditch attempt to forge a seat adjustment formula with the Congress in West Bengal in the 2019 polls, the Left Front on Tuesday announced the second list of its Lok Sabha candidates, leaving four seats won by the Congress in the last General Elec ... read..


RLD chief Ajit Singh to contest from Muzaffarnagar
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Chaudhary Ajit Singh will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. His son and party Vice-President Jayant Chaudhary will be in the fray from the Baghpat seat. ... read..


Priyanka Vadra's boat journey lacks spirituality, meaning, aim: Uma Bharti
Politics | March 19, 2019 7:41:40 PM IST
Asserting that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's boat journey over Ganga is bereft of meaning, aim and spirituality, former Union minister of Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Tuesday asked people not to pay much heed to it. ... read..


High Court stays by-polls in Katol Assembly
Politics | March 19, 2019 7:41:39 PM IST
Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Tuesday stayed by-polls in Katol assembly constituency, which were scheduled to be held on April 11. ... read..


Will back party respecting temple customs: Ayappa devotees
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
In more trouble for the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala, an Ayyappa devotees body on Tuesday said it will throw its weight behind the party which agrees to its demands, including protecting the age-old rituals of the Sabarimala temple. ... read..


Man stabs wife inside Madras High Court
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
A man on Tuesday stabbed his wife inside a family court room in the Madras High Court premises, said police. ... read..


Remedy Michel's solitary confinement: Court to Tihar
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
A court here on Tuesday directed Tihar Jail's Director General to immediately take remedial measures regarding the solitary confinement of AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal's alleged middleman Christian Michel. ... read..


Two feared dead in building crash, 50 trapped (Lead)
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Two people were feared killed and 50 others were trapped when a multi-storey commercial building under construction collapsed in Dharwad in Karnataka on Tuesday, police said. ... read..


IT dept to attach 20 properties of Mayawati's former aide Netram in disproportionate assets case: IT sources
General News | March 19, 2019 7:11:42 PM IST
The Income Tax (IT) department will attach around 20 properties of retired IAS officer Netram, a former secretary of BSP supremo Mayawati, in connection with a disproportionate assets case, IT sources said on Tuesday. ... read..


Goa: Floor test tomorrow, CM Pramod Sawant exudes confidence of proving majority
Politics | March 19, 2019 7:11:41 PM IST
Exuding confidence of proving majority in the house, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that he has the support of 21 legislators and will pass the floor test in the Assembly on Wednesday. ... read..


4 Kerala youth beat up man, abduct minor daughter
Kollam | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Four local youth allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old girl after beating up her father, who hails from Rajasthan and is involved in the pottery business, the Kerala Police said. ... read..


Congress suffering from inflated arrogance: AAP
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Accusing the Congress of suffering from "ego" issues and "inflated arrogance", Delhi's ruling AAP on Tuesday it will not waste any more time to sew an alliance with the grand old party. ... read..


Study finds the reason behind youngsters engaging in unprotected sex
Relationships | March 19, 2019 6:42:05 PM IST
A recent study found that young adults, engaged in unprotected sex even after being aware of the various risks associated with it, is when the desire to form lasting romantic relationships arises in the youngsters. ... read..


Modi baba and his 40 thieves: Congress targets BJP's 'Chowkidar' campaign
Politics | March 19, 2019 6:41:56 PM IST
The Congress party on Tuesday hit out at BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign stating that it was nothing but an attempt by the ruling party to deceive the people of the country. ... read..


Marijuana among teens decreases after legalisation
Parenting | March 19, 2019 6:41:54 PM IST
According to a recent study, the use of marijuana has decreased amongst high school students since it was legalised in Washington D.C. ... read..


Karnataka: Building under construction collapses in Dharwad, 1 dead, many feared trapped
General News | March 19, 2019 6:41:51 PM IST
One person was killed and over 40 feared trapped in an under construction building collapsed in Kumareshwar Nagar here on Tuesday. ... read..


Extradition proceedings against Nirav Modi underway: CBI sources
General News | March 19, 2019 6:41:43 PM IST
Extradition proceedings of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi are underway, sources in Central Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday. ... read..


Social-emotional learning can be developed via meditation in middle school students
Fitness | March 19, 2019 6:41:38 PM IST
A new study has revealed that social-emotional competencies can be developed in middle school students through practicing meditation as part of a school Quiet Time. ... read..


Dozens trapped in building collapse in Dharwad
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Dozens of people were believed to be trapped when a multi-storey building under construction collapsed in Dharwad in Karnataka on Tuesday, officials said. ... read..


Tripura BJP vice-chief, two others join Congress (Lead)
Agartala | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, three Tripura BJP leaders, including party Vice-President Subal Bhowmik joined the Congress on Tuesday. ... read..


Grand alliance will answer BJP by winning elections: HD Deve Gowda
Politics | March 19, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
Janata Dal (Secular) national president HD Deve Gowda on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mocking the grand alliance of opposition parties and asserted that they will answer BJP by winning the elections. ... read..


Cong will win all 10 LS seats in Haryana, says HPCC chief Ashok Tanwar
Politics | March 19, 2019 6:11:38 PM IST
The Congress party in Haryana will win all 10 Lok Sabha seats in the ensuing parliamentary elections, said the party's state unit chief Dr Ashok Tanwar here on Tuesday, and termed AAP's overtures for an alliance as "one-sided show of love." ... read..


Fugitive don Dawood 'enters' Maharashtra poll debate
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Politics in Maharashtra in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections took another twist on Tuesday as Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh chief Prakash Ambedkar on Tuesday raked up the oft-repeated issue of fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's purported offer to ... read..


LF's second Bengal list out, 4 seats left for Congress
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Left Front on Tuesday announced another 13 Lok Sabha candidates in West Bengal for the 2019 polls, including for Darjeeling, the Asansol industrial belt and seats in Kolkata. ... read..


Modi now 'Chowkidar', no more 'Chaiwala': Mayawati
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
A day after BJP leaders prefixed 'Chowkidar' (watchman) to their Twitter handles, BSP leader Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has changed his profile from 'Chaiwala' to 'Chowkidar' only to get votes in the Lok Sabha e ... read..


Rahul Gandhi promises new tax regime if voted to power in LS polls
Politics | March 19, 2019 5:41:45 PM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reiterated his promise to introduce a new tax regime if his party is voted to power in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, beginning April 11. ... read..


Custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra needed as he is not cooperating: ED tells court
General News | March 19, 2019 5:41:43 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday sought the custodial interrogation of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, alleging before a special CBI court here that he is "not cooperating" in the probe into a money laundering case. ... read..


Pro-Modi slogans at Priyanka's UP temple run (2nd Lead)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Pro-Modi slogans were raised by BJP supporters gathered outside a temple near here on Tuesday as Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi reached a temple here. ... read..


For us nation comes before party: Sulakshana Sawant, wife of Goa CM Pramod Sawant
Politics | March 19, 2019 5:11:45 PM IST
Sulakshana Sawant, wife of Goa's new Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, said that nation comes before the party for the couple as RSS has always taught them to prioritise the nation. ... read..


Can women learn to take more risks?
Quirky | March 19, 2019 5:11:42 PM IST
According to a recent study, men often take more risks than women. The reason for that is the gender difference, which has been cultivated due to the patriarchal way of society. Although, the researchers found that these differences can shift in children ... read..


Karnataka: Under-construction building collapses in Dharawad, many feared trapped
General News | March 19, 2019 5:11:40 PM IST
An under-construction building collapsed on Tuesday in Kumareshwar Nagar area of Karnataka's Dharwad district. ... read..


Naidu's son Lokesh faces acid test to prove himself
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
At a time when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu is facing perhaps the toughest challenge of his political career, his son Nara Lokesh is set to make his electoral debut. ... read..


President confers gallantry awards to armed forces
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred gallantry awards -- two Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras -- to the armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to the duty. Two Kirti Chakras and ... read..


Robert Vadra slams BJP leaders for 'disgraceful remarks' against Priyanka, Mayawati
Politics | March 19, 2019 4:41:51 PM IST
Businessman Robert Vadra on Tuesday hit out at the BJP leaders for making "disgraceful remarks" against women and asked people to revolt for better and equal future of women in the country. ... read..


AIADMK releases election manifesto
Politics | March 19, 2019 4:41:48 PM IST
AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri Lanka on Tamils. ... read..


Professional integrity in political, social, democratic system depleting rapidly: High court
General News | March 19, 2019 4:41:46 PM IST
Professional integrity in the political, social and democratic system is depleting very fast, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed while protecting senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka and asking the Haryana government to strike off the negative rema ... read..


From pyre ashes to gulal: Holi festivities have begun
Culture | March 19, 2019 4:41:44 PM IST
Holi is synonymous to colours. While the rituals may vary across the country, colours are one significant feature of this festival that remains unchanged almost everywhere. That is Holi as we popularly know it. But here's another version of the festival. ... read..


Modi slogans raised during Priyanka's visit to Vindhyavasini Temple
Politics | March 19, 2019 5:41:47 PM IST
Chants of Modi, Modi were heard during Congress General Secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's visit to Mirzapur's Vindhyavasini Devi temple premises here on Tuesday. ... read..


Australian experts share biosecurity treatment tips with their Indian counterparts
General News | March 19, 2019 4:41:41 PM IST
In a bid to help build knowledge around biosecurity treatment, a three-day training programme was organised by the officials from Australia's Department of Agriculture and Water Resources here recently. ... read..


CSMT bridge collapse: Auditor Neeraj Desai sent to police custody till March 25
General News | March 19, 2019 4:41:40 PM IST
Esplanade Court on Tuesday sent Neeraj Desai, the auditor of the CSMT Bridge which collapsed on March 14, to police custody till March 25. ... read..


In tech-era, Himachal official pens postcards to voters
Shimla | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
In social media times, a Deputy Commissioner in Himachal Pradesh believes in sending self-signed postcards to voters to make them aware about the power of their voting rights and motivate them to exercise that right to strengthen democracy. ... read..


Pro-Modi slogans as Priyanka prays at UP temple
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Pro-Modi slogans were raised by BJP supporters gathered outside a temple near here on Tuesday as Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi offered prayers. ... read..


HC stays order holding EVMs as information under RTI
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order which held that electronic voting machines (EVMs) come within the definition of 'information' under the provisions of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. ... read..


Congress faces alliance troubles (Dangal 2019)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Congress appears to be caught between its goal of defeating the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections and expanding its own base in various states, leading to its failure to seal crucial alliances including in Bihar. ... read..


RLD chief Ajit Singh to contest LS poll from Muzaffarnagar, son Jayant from Baghpat
General News | March 19, 2019 4:11:45 PM IST
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former Union Minister Chaudhary Ajit Singh will contest the ensuing Lok Sabha election from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. The seat is currently held by Sanjeev Balyan of the BJP. ... read..


RS Prasad tears into Oppn parties for criticizing 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign
Politics | March 19, 2019 4:11:44 PM IST
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress for criticising BJP's "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign, saying, "Those who are on bail or have a lot to hide are opposing it". ... read..


J-K students' body asks Kashmiri students not to give anti-national statements
General News | March 19, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Students Association spokesperson Nasir Khuehami on Tuesday asked Kashmiri students not to give any statements against the country adding that the situation in the state is normal and they should return now. ... read..


J-K: Terror suspect dies in police custody, magisterial enquiry underway
General News | March 19, 2019 4:11:39 PM IST
A terror suspect here died in police custody, said officials on Tuesday.; ... read..


Focus on Andhra: Prashant Kishor to CM Naidu
Patna | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) national Vice President Prashant Kishor on Tuesday slammed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for his prejudice against people of Bihar, and asked him to focus on his job at hand. ... read..


EC gives nod to Rahul Gandhi's rally in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The West Bengal Congress on Tuesday got a nod from the Election Commission (EC) to organise a public rally by the party's all-India President Rahul Gandhi on March 23 in Malda district of the state, a Congress leader said. ... read..


Babul Supriyo records BJP's campaign song for Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
BJP MP from Asansol Babul Supriyo sent a musical message to mark his party's rise in Bengal by releasing a video of the recording of the party's campaign song on Tuesday. ... read..


Vadra's custodial interrogation may be needed: ED
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday told a Delhi court that Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, is not cooperating in the investigation and the agency may require his custodial interrogation in a money laundering c ... read..


Violence as man dies in police custody in Srinagar (Lead)
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
A 28-year-old man belonging to Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district died in police custody in Srinagar, triggering a spontaneous shutdown and street clashes in Awantipora town. ... read..


Uncivilised, heartless crime of acid attack doesn't deserve any clemency: SC
General News | March 19, 2019 3:41:41 PM IST
The uncivilised and heartless crime of acid attack does not deserve any kind of clemency, the Supreme Court has said while enhancing the compensation to be paid to a victim by two convicts. ... read..


CBI court asks jail authorities to move Christian Michel out of solitary confinement
General News | March 19, 2019 3:41:40 PM IST
A Special CBI court on Tuesday directed the Tihar Jail authorities to move AgustaWestland deal accused middlemen Christian Michel out of solitary confinement. ... read..


Pawan Kalyan to contest AP Assembly polls from Bhimavaram and Gajuwaka
General News | March 19, 2019 3:41:39 PM IST
Jana Sena Party (JSP) president Pawan Kalyan will contest the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections from two seats, Bhimavaram and Gajuwaka. ... read..


Pawan Kalyan to contest from 2 Andhra Assembly seats
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Popular Telugu actor and Jana Sena President Pawan Kalyan will contest from two constituencies in next month's Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, the party announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Telangana leader Nageswara Rao quits TDP
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
In a major blow to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Telangana, its senior leader and former MP Nama Nageswara Rao resigned from the party on Tuesday. ... read..


Modi to interact with 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' pledge takers
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The BJP on Tuesday said its campaign 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' has turned into "a mass movement" with over one crore people taking a pledge to be a 'watchman' and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with them through video conference on March 31. ... read..


DMK manifesto promises release of Rajiv Gandhi's killers, citizenship for Sri Lankan refugees
General News | March 19, 2019 3:11:45 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday released its poll manifesto and promised efforts to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. ... read..


Plea filed in SC seeking quashing of Aadhaar ordinance
General News | March 19, 2019 3:11:44 PM IST
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, seeking quashing of the Aadhaar ordinance on the grounds that it was brought by the Centre bypassing the democratic process and in violation of the constitutional scheme. ... read..


14-year-old boy from J-K conferred with Kirti Chakra
General News | March 19, 2019 3:11:42 PM IST
): Irfan Ramzan Sheikh, a 14-year-old boy hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday was honoured with Shaurya Chakra for exhibiting an extraordinary show of bravery and maturity by preventing a terror attack on his house in October 2017. ... read..


Pramod Sawant takes charge as new Goa CM, says confident of winning floor test
General News | March 19, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
After assuming the chief minister's office on Tuesday, Pramod Sawant said that he is confident of winning the floor test scheduled to take place on Wednesday in the Goa assembly ... read..


President Kovind presents gallantry awards to valiant soldiers
General News | March 19, 2019 3:11:39 PM IST
Sepoy Vijay Kumar of the Indian Army on Tuesday was conferred with the Kirti Chakra posthumously for displaying indomitable courage during the counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Miffed Thomas is 'happy' after meeting Sonia
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Congress leader K.V. Thomas, who was miffed after being denied a Lok Sabha berth, on Tuesday said he was "a happy person" after meeting UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. ... read..


Notification issued for 97 LS seats in Phase II
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday issued a notification for the second phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for another 97 constituencies across 13 states and Union Territories. ... read..


Three Tripura BJP leaders join Congress
Agartala | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Tripura BJP leader Subal Bhowmik along with two other senior party leaders on Tuesday joined the Congress. ... read..


Indian WWI soldiers' letters, songs inspire artwork
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Poignant letters sent home by Indian soldiers during World War I and folk songs sung by families pained by war and separation have inspired artist Angeli Sowani's exhibited paintings that give voice and image to the forgotten soldiers. ... read..


New Goa CM takes charge, floor test on Wednesday
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Newly appointed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant took charge on Tuesday morning, after paying a courtesy visit to the family of his predecessor late Manohar Parrikar. ... read..


Mayawati gets facial daily, colours hair to look young at 60: BJP MLA
Politics | March 19, 2019 2:41:42 PM IST
Passing a misogynistic remark against the BSP supremo Mayawati, BJP MLA Surendra Narayan Singh on Tuesday said that the former chief minister is a hedonist who 'takes facial everyday' and 'colours her hair" to look young. ... read..


Government capable of retaliation: NSA Doval
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
As the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) celebrated its 80th Raising Day on Tuesday, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval said the Modi government is capable of carrying out "retaliatory strikes" against any act of terrorism. ... read..


Extend reservation to converts: AIADMK manifesto
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
In a move to woo the minorities, Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said it will urge the Centre to pass laws to extend job quotas to those who covert to Christianity and Islam. ... read..


Muraleedharan to be fielded from Vadakara
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Former Kerala Chief Minister K. Karunakaran's son K. Muraleedharan will be fielded from the Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, Congress state unit chief Mullapally Ramachandran said on Tuesday. ... read..


Youth dies in police custody in Srinagar
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
A 28-year-old man belonging to Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district died in police custody in Srinagar. ... read..


RSS teaches nation comes before party: Goa CM's wife
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) training has taught us that nation comes before the party, newly appointed Goa Chief Minister's wife Sulakshana said on Tuesday. ... read..


NCP ex-Maharashtra Deputy CM's son may join BJP
Pune | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Crisis stared at the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday with Ranjitsinh, son of former Deputy Chief Minister Vijaysinh Mohite-Patil, preparing to join the BJP shortly. ... read..


Prashant Kishor hits back at Chandrababu naidu, dubs allegations as baseless
Politics | March 19, 2019 1:41:43 PM IST
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday took a dig at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu after the latter called him a 'Bihari dacoit and accused him of removing lakhs of votes of TDP sympathizers. ... read..


Yogi govt's performance report cards 'fake': Priyanka Gandhi
Politics | March 19, 2019 1:41:38 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday termed the Yogi Adityanath government's report cards on its performance in the last two years "fake" and said these did not reflect the ground reality in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


No one is happy with Modi government: Priyanka (Lead)
Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying no one was happy with his government. ... read..


Yogi's claims in UP are bogus: Priyanka
Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on completing two years in power, saying his report card reads well but nothing has really been achieved. ... read..


Jet maintenance engineers voice safety concerns, govt to hold emergency meeting
General News | March 19, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday that he has directed Secretary at the Civil Aviation Ministry P S Kharola to hold an emergency meeting to assess the impact of Jet Airways grounding nearly half of its fleet. ... read..


India will never forget Pulwama attack: Ajit Doval
General News | March 19, 2019 8:11:42 PM IST
India will never forget the killing of 40 CRPF personnel in the Pulwama attack and the country's leadership is capable of deciding how, where and when to deal with terrorists and their supporters, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval said here on Tu ... read..


Pallam Raju, Seelam key Congress faces in Andhra
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
Former Union Ministers M.M. Pallam Raju and J.D. Seelam are among the key candidates announced by the Congress for Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


UP is now violence free, says Adityanath
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
Blaming the Congress for turning Uttar Pradesh into a BIMARU state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday that the state was now violence free. ... read..


Hindus forced to migrate in previous regime but no riots since BJP govt came to power in UP: Adityanath
Politics | March 19, 2019 12:41:43 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday claimed that there has not been a single riot in last two years since the BJP government came to power in the state whereas Hindus were forced to migrate in the previous regime. ... read..


Add 'Pappu' to your names: Haryana Minister to Cong workers
General News | March 19, 2019 12:41:41 PM IST
At a time when "#MaiBhiChowkidar" campaign is trending with BJP cadres prefixing 'chowkidar' to their names on Twitter, Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday targeted Congress, saying that its workers should add "Pappu" to their names over which BJP will ... read..


Pollachi abuse case: Shops, hotels shut in protest
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 12:15:09 PM IST
Shops and hotels downed their shutters in Pollachi on Tuesday in protest against the sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case that hit the Tamil Nadu town. ... read..


Sangh backs pivot Modi to return to power (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 12:15:09 PM IST
In the face of an increasingly hostile Rahul Gandhi, the RSS continues to bank on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the pivot to stay in power for the next five years. With Modi remaining BJP's single biggest vote catcher, it is an unequivocal thumbs-up for ... read..


PC Chacko bats for ties with AAP
Politics | March 19, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
In a bid to oust the BJP out of power, Senior Congress leader PC Chacko on Tuesday batted for an alliance with the AAP in Delhi for the forthcoming general elections. ... read..


NCP Chief Sharad Pawar mediating between Congress-AAP in Delhi: Sources
Politics | March 19, 2019 12:11:40 PM IST
NCP Leader Sharad Pawar intervened in the ongoing war of words and possible alliance discussions in Delhi between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress. Multiple sources in all three parties have confirmed to ANI that Sharad Pawar has taken the mantle of m ... read..


These Lok Sabha election themed jackets are the new rage!
Fashion | March 19, 2019 12:11:38 PM IST
Lok Sabha polls are just around the corner and the magic of politics has already started flooding the local markets of India. Days after Sarees featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi stormed the stores, Modi jackets and R ... read..


Pak violates ceasefire in Akhnoor, Sunderbani sectors along LoC
General News | March 19, 2019 11:11:42 AM IST
Pakistan fired mortar shells and small arms in the Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors along the Line of Control late on Monday night, drawing a retaliation from the Indian Army. ... read..


Prashant Kishor behind deletion of votes: CM Naidu
Politics | March 19, 2019 11:11:40 AM IST
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday accused poll strategist and Janata Dal (United) National vice president Prashant Kishor for the removal of votes of the party sympathisers. ... read..


LS polls: BJP's key 'invisible' general secretaries
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
As Lok Sabha elections near, the post of "Sangathan Mahamantri" (General Secretaries (Organisation)) becomes increasingly important in the BJP. The incumbent is a key political link with partys ideological mentor RSS and carries out coordination at variou ... read..


Jana Sena announces 3rd candidates' list for Andhra
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena party on Tuesday announced candidates for one more Lok Sabha seat and 13 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


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