Monday, March 25, 2019

Congress replaces Rashid Alvi with Sachin Chaudhary to contest LS poll from Amroha
Politics | March 25, 2019 7:41:45 PM IST
Congress party on Monday approved the candidature of Sachin Choudhary replacing Rashid Alvi from Amroha Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..

Loan waiver, free power supply not going to help farmers in long run: Venkaiah Naidu
General News | March 25, 2019 7:41:43 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that measures like loan waiver and providing free power supply are not going to help farmers in the long run as they only provide short term relief. ... read..

Rabri Devi, Tejashwi, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh among RJD's 40 star campaigners for LS polls
Politics | March 25, 2019 7:41:40 PM IST
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday released the list of its star campaigners for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls in Bihar, where 40 seats are at stake. ... read..

Sukh Ram returns to Congress, calls it homecoming
Politics | March 25, 2019 7:11:56 PM IST
Former Union Telecom Minister Sukh Ram and his grandson Aashray Sharma on Monday joined Congress in the presence of party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala and party in-charge of Himachal Pradesh Rajani Patil. ... read..

Jaivardhan Singh confident about his father Digvijaya Singh's victory from Bhopal
Politics | March 25, 2019 7:11:51 PM IST
Whomsoever the BJP fields from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat in the ensuing polls, Digvijaya Sing will win, said Cabinet Minister Jaivardhan Singh on Monday. ... read..

Chidambaram, his son get protection from arrest in Aircel Maxis case till April 26
General News | March 25, 2019 7:11:42 PM IST
A Patiala House court here on Monday extended interim protection granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in Aircel-Maxis case till April 26. ... read..

NCP releases manifesto, advocates talks with Pakistan
Politics | March 25, 2019 7:11:41 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is contesting on 22 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra out of 48, released its manifesto named 'Aao Milkar Desh Banaye' here on Monday ahead of the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..

Court allows Saxena's plea to become approver in AgustaWestland case
General News | March 25, 2019 7:11:39 PM IST
Patiala House court on Monday allowed the plea of Rajiv Saxena who had recently moved an application to turn "approver" in AgustaWestland money laundering case. ... read..

Couple shot dead inside temple in Ghaziabad
General News | March 25, 2019 6:41:47 PM IST
Two persons--a boy and a girl--were shot dead here in the premises of a temple on Monday morning. ... read..

Mehbooba let RSS enter J-K and take out processions with arms: Omar Abdullah
General News | March 25, 2019 6:41:45 PM IST
National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said it was PDP-BJP government led by Mehbooba Mufti that "let RSS enter the state of Jammu and Kashmir and allowed it to take out processions in cities brandishing guns and swords." ... read..

Odisha: BJP fields Pitambar Acharya against Naveen Patnaik from Hinjili
Politics | March 25, 2019 6:41:42 PM IST
Bhubaneswar(Odisha) [India], Mar 25 (ANI) BJP on Monday announced its state vice-president Pitambar Acharya as its candidate against Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik from Hinjili assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district. ... read..

Mehbooba reiterates request to open Sharda Peeth after Pakistan gives green signal
Politics | March 25, 2019 6:11:51 PM IST
People's Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reiterated her request to reopen Sharda Peeth, a temple across Line of Control (LoC), for Kashmiri Pandits. ... read..

SC rejects PIL challenging bus fare to Sabarimala temple
General News | March 25, 2019 6:11:48 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a PIL challenging the fare of buses going to Sabarimala temple in Kerala. ... read..

Yogi Adityanath cites disproportionate case to take dig at political opponents
Politics | March 25, 2019 6:11:46 PM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took a dig on his opponents while citing a news report in connection with a Supreme Court hearing on the disproportionate assets case against Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav. ... read..

YSRCP installs 'Bye Bye Babu' digital countdown clock
Politics | March 25, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
With the clock ticking for Lok Sabha elections, YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Monday has come up with an innovative campaigning idea- an actual digital clock that displays "Bye Bye Babu" and ticks down with the actual time remaining for Chief Minister Cha ... read..

Actor Radha Ravi suspended from DMK following derogatory remarks
General News | March 25, 2019 6:11:41 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) general secretary K Anbazhagan on Monday suspended actor Radha Ravi from the party following his remarks against actor Nayanthara. ... read..

Lok Sabha .polls: Kamal Haasan's MNM forges alliance with TMC for Andaman and Nicobar
General News | March 25, 2019 6:11:39 PM IST
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party floated by actor turned politician Kamal Haasan has forged an alliance with the TMC in Andaman and Nicobar islands for the Lok Sabha elections, which are just a few weeks away. ... read..

BJP MP Hema Malini files nomination from Mathura
Politics | March 25, 2019 5:41:41 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician and BJP MP Hema Malini on Monday filed her nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Mathura parliamentary constituency. ... read..

Congress-JD(S) standoff over Tumkur seat: Deve Gowda, sitting MP file nominations
Politics | March 25, 2019 5:41:40 PM IST
Tensions between Congress-Janata Dal(Secular) became more intense after both, JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda and Congress sitting MP SP Muddahanumegowda, filed their nomination from Tumkur parliamentary constituency on Monday. ... read..

After being denied ticket, TRS leader accuses KCR of betrayal
Politics | March 25, 2019 5:11:41 PM IST
G Vivekanand, who resigned as the advisor to the Telangana government on March 22, accused Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) of betrayal by not providing him ticket from Peddapalli parliamentary constituency in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls ... read..

Sharad slams Rajasthan Governor for making political remarks
Politics | March 25, 2019 5:11:39 PM IST
Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) president Sharad Yadav on Monday accused Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh of abusing his Constitutional post by allegedly making political comments. ... read..

Court to pass order on framing of charges in Muzaffarpur shelter home case on Mar 30
General News | March 25, 2019 4:41:46 PM IST
A Saket court on Monday decided to pass on March 30 the order on framing of charges in the infamous shelter home sexual assault case of Muzaffarpur in Bihar. ... read..

Union Minister Gen VK Singh files his nomination paper from Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat
Politics | March 25, 2019 4:41:40 PM IST
BJP leader and Union Minister General (retd) VK Singh on Monday filed his nomination paper for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls here. ... read..

Parents and kids interact more when reading print books than e-books
Parenting | March 25, 2019 4:11:42 PM IST
Selecting what story to read is not the only decision parents make. They must also decide to choose between print and electronic version as well. A new study has suggested that print books may have an edge over e-books when it comes to quality time shared ... read..

BJP releases eigth list of candidates for LS polls
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:49 PM IST
The BJP on Monday released its eighth list for the ensuing General elections. The names announced are of two candidates for Odisha, including former MP and founder of Utkal Bharat party Kharbela Swain and former Odisha DGP and DG CRPF Prakash Mishra. ... read..

SC bans political pictures, slogans, advertisements in public places in Tamil Nadu
General News | March 25, 2019 3:41:47 PM IST
Supreme Court on Monday banned political slogans, pictures of politicians and advertisements in public places in Tamil Nadu. ... read..

Jagan is KCR's slave, says Chandrababu Naidu
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:46 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday fired a fresh salvo at YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy, accusing him of being a slave to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) as he is afraid of him. ... read..

No institution including judiciary should insulate itself from suggestions: SC in VVPAT case
General News | March 25, 2019 3:41:44 PM IST
"No institution including the judiciary should insulate itself from suggestions or improvements," the Supreme Court said on Monday while asking the Election Commission (EC) whether it has any difficulty if the court orders an increase in the number of ran ... read..

K'taka: Cong leader SP Muddahanumegowda files nomination from Tumkur Parliamentary constituency, urges Deve Gowda to step back
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:43 PM IST
Rifts in the Congress- Janata Dal (Secular) coalition in Karnataka on Monday seemed to intensify further as the Lok Sabha elections inches closer. ... read..

UP minister calls Priyanka 'Siberian bird', terms her Ayodhya visit as 'picnic'
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:41 PM IST
Questioning Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's intention of visiting Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister and BJP leader Mohsin Raza on Monday equated the Congress general secretary as a "migratory Siberian bird", and dubbed her campaign for the impending Lok Sab ... read..

Rahul unveils contours of minimum income guarantee scheme, says 20 % poorest people will get Rs 72,000 per year
Politics | March 25, 2019 2:41:44 PM IST
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said if his party comes to power, it will implement a "ground-breaking" Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY), under which 20 per cent of the poorest families of the country will be entitled to up to R ... read..

Will be happy if Sapna Choudhary campaigns for BJP: Manoj Tiwari
Politics | March 25, 2019 2:41:42 PM IST
A day after Sapna Choudhary denied joining any political party reportedly after signing membership forms of the Congress, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday claimed he met with the Haryavani singer and dancer on Sunday. ... read..

Those who want to lecture on secularism can go to Pakistan: Uma Bharti
Politics | March 25, 2019 2:11:46 PM IST
Union Minister Uma Bharti launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying that those who wanted to lecture on secularism should go to Pakistan. ... read..

Modi's return as PM important for nation: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh
Politics | March 25, 2019 2:11:41 PM IST
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Monday said that as a party worker he genuinely wants the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..

SC seeks CBI's response in disproportionate assets case against Mulayam, Akhilesh
General News | March 25, 2019 2:11:39 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a plea seeking a direction to the agency to provide a status report in a case of disproportionate assets against Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and his ... read..

Once Rafales come, Pak won't come near LoC or border: IAF Chief Dhanoa
General News | March 25, 2019 1:41:42 PM IST
Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B S Dhanoa on Monday said that Rafale jets will the best combat aircraft in the Indian sub-continent and once these are inducted, Pakistan won't dare to come near the Line of Control (LoC) or the international border. ... read..

Mahagathbandhan exists because Opposition fears BJP's growing strength, says Gadkari
Politics | March 25, 2019 1:41:40 PM IST
Taking a jibe at the Opposition's Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance), Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the alliance is a result of opposition parties' fear of BJP getting stronger. ... read..

Delhi HC refuses to grant interim relief to Robert Vadra, Manoj Arora
General News | March 25, 2019 1:41:39 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to grant interim relief to accused Robert Vadra and Manoj Arora on their pleas seeking quashing of an FIR registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case. ... read..

SC junks plea on banning road shows, bike rallies
General News | March 25, 2019 12:41:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a direction from the court to the Election Commission to ban roadshows and bike rallies during polls. ... read..

ED files 1500-page charge sheet against Gautam Khaitan
General News | March 25, 2019 12:41:40 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Monday filed a 1500- page charge sheet against lawyer-cum-businessman Gautam Khaitan before a Special CBI court in connection with a fresh money laundering case. ... read..

No one should politicise or take credit for air strikes against Pakistan: Gadkari (Interview)
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the Indian Air Force strikes against terrorists in Pakistan's Balakot should not be linked to the general elections and no one should either politicise or take credit for it. ... read..

Utkal Bharat founder Kharbela Swain returns to BJP fold
Politics | March 25, 2019 12:11:44 PM IST
Former BJP MP and founder of Utkal Bharat party, Kharbela Swain, returned to the BJP fold on Monday in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at state party headquarters in Bhubaneswar. ... read..

Will give PM Modi whistle and cap if he wants to be Chowkidar: Akbaruddin Owaisi
Politics | March 25, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the leader of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for adding 'chowkidar' as a prefix in his name on twitter and said that he would provide him with a whistle and a c ... read..

Ex-aide of Dawood Ibrahim dead
General News | March 25, 2019 12:11:40 PM IST
Shakeel Ahmed Sheikh, a former aide of underworld kingpin Dawood Ibrahim, breathed his last at Jaslok Hospital here on Monday. ... read..

Gurugram assault case: 2 more arrested (Lead)
Gurugram | Monday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Two more persons were arrested on Monday in the Gurugram assault case taking the tally to three, police said. ... read..

BJP leaders should contest polls in Nepal, will win there: Majeed Memon
Politics | March 25, 2019 11:41:45 AM IST
NCP's Rajya Sabha member Majeed Memon on Monday said that BJP leaders should contest elections in Nepal claiming that "chowkidars" will emerge victorious in the Himalayan nation, a day after BJP remarked that Congress may win elections in Pakistan. ... read..

President Kovind embarks on state visit to Croatia, Bolivia and Chile
General News | March 25, 2019 11:41:43 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday embarked on a state visit to Croatia, Bolivia and Chile to hold talks with the leaders of these countries and strengthen ties in trade, investment and renewable energy. ... read..

Delhi to be cloudy, scattered rains forecast
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
It was a cloudy morning in the national capital on Monday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. ... read..

Gurugram assault: Two more arrested, tally reaches 3
Gurugram | Monday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
Facing criticism over the action taken in Gurugram assault case, police in this Haryana city arrested two more youths to take the tally to three on Monday. ... read..

Woman gang-raped in hospital, 5 detained: Police
General News | March 25, 2019 11:11:40 AM IST
A woman patient was allegedly gang-raped by a group of staffers of a hospital following which five persons were detained, police said on Monday. ... read..

Will abuse those who hurl abuses at Pakistan: NC leader Akbar Lone
Politics | March 25, 2019 10:41:43 AM IST
National Conference (NC) leader Muhammad Akbar Lone has said that he will be abusing those who hurl abuses at Pakistan. ... read..

Few Cong leaders creating hurdles for JD(S) candidates ahead of LS polls: HD Kumaraswamy
Politics | March 25, 2019 10:41:39 AM IST
Amid signs of rift, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday said that a few leaders of coalition partner Congress are creating hurdles for candidates of his party JD(S) ahead of the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. ... read..

MP woman living in toilet after dispute with family
General News | March 25, 2019 10:11:42 AM IST
An elderly woman in Madhya Pradesh has been confined to a toilet outside her house for at least a year after she was forced out by her family members over personal issues, prompting the authorities to send the matter to a Sub Divisional Magistrate. ... read..

Two injured in J&K petrol pump robbery
Jammu | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
Two people were injured on Monday when robbers looted a petrol pump in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, police said. ... read..

One more arrested in Gurugram mob attack case
General News | March 25, 2019 9:41:43 AM IST
One more person was arrested on Monday in connection with a case of members of a family being thrashed with sticks and swords by goons for playing cricket on Holi in Bhondsi area of Haryana, Gurugram Police said. ... read..

IAF to induct first unit of four Chinook helicopters today
General News | March 25, 2019 9:41:38 AM IST
The Indian Air Force will be inducting the first unit of four US-made Chinook heavy-lift helicopters on Monday. ... read..

SC to hear Opposition plea seeking matching of half EVM results with VVPAT
General News | March 25, 2019 9:11:43 AM IST
Resuming after its Holi break, the Supreme Court will on Monday hear several matters pending before it including a plea filed by 21 opposition leaders seeking random count of VVPAT slips of at least 50 per cent EVMs in each constituency before declarati ... read..

Bihar: Four killed as vehicle carrying them collides with truck
General News | March 25, 2019 9:11:41 AM IST
Four persons were killed while 13 others sustained injuries when a vehicle carrying them collided with a truck on Sunday night, police said.Among the deceased, a biker standing on the roadside died on the spot after getting hit by the truck. The injured h ... read..

Uttar Pradesh: Four dead as AC bus catches fire at Agra-Lucknow expressway
General News | March 25, 2019 8:41:40 AM IST
Four people died after an AC bus caught fire at the Agra-Lucknow expressway in the wee hours of Monday. ... read..

LS polls: Congress, INPT join hands to oust BJP
Politics | March 25, 2019 6:11:38 AM IST
Tripura Congress president Pradyot Kishore on Sunday announced that the Congress and Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) have forged an alliance in the state to defeat the BJP. ... read..

Diwali will be celebrated in Pakistan if Congress wins LS polls: Vijay Rupani
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:48 AM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party and said its leaders speak in the same language used by Pakistan. He added that Diwali will be celebrated in Pakistan if Congress wins the upcoming Lok Sabha el ... read..

Military school teacher arrested for molesting 6th standard student
General News | March 25, 2019 3:41:45 AM IST
A teacher of Bhonsala Military School-Girls here was arrested for allegedly molesting a sixth standard student, police said. ... read..

No national party will get majority in LS polls: Naveen Patnaik
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:44 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday claimed that no national party will get a clear majority in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. ... read..

MP: Congress leaders propose Jyotiraditya Scindia's wife's name for Gwalior seat
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:42 AM IST
Gwalior Congress leaders have proposed the name of party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia's wife, Priyadarshini Raje Scindia, as a candidate from the Gwalior Lok Sabha seat. ... read..

Karnataka Dy CM urges SP Muddahanumegowda to obey 'coalition dharma'
Politics | March 25, 2019 3:11:40 AM IST
Amidst tensions between the Congress-JDS coalition in Karnataka over the Tumkur Lok Sabha constituency, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Sunday urged Congress leader SP Muddahanumegowda to "obey the coalition dharma". ... read..

Hyderabad: 15 Madrassa students fall ill after consuming dinner
General News | March 25, 2019 2:11:39 AM IST
As many as 15 students of a Madrassa here fell ill following dinner on Saturday night. ... read..

Odisha CM wants a 'majboor' govt at Centre: Dharmendra Pradhan
Politics | March 25, 2019 1:41:40 AM IST
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday slammed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and said that the latter wants a 'majboor' (helpless) government at the Centre and not a strong one. ... read..

#VoteKar: PM Modi tweets 16 times in half-an-hour, urges celebs to motivate fans to vote
Politics | March 25, 2019 1:11:59 AM IST
Using hashtag #VoteKar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday went on a tweet spree again urging celebrities from various fields to motivate people to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. ... read..

Kamal Hassan not to contest polls
Politics | March 25, 2019 1:11:55 AM IST
Actor-turned-politician and chief of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Kamal Haasan will not be contesting any coming elections in the state. ... read..

TRS fields 32-year old youngster from Secunderabad to take on BJP, Congress veterans
Politics | March 25, 2019 1:11:53 AM IST
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has fielded a 32-year old youngster Talasani Sai Kiran Yadav from Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency to take on G Kishan Reddy of the BJP, a three-time MLA from Amberpet constituency. ... read..

Alliance partners will help winning Sivaganga Lok Sabha seat: Karti
General News | March 25, 2019 1:11:50 AM IST
Congress leader Karti Chidambaram on Sunday said that the Congress and alliance partners in Tamil Nadu will help him win Sivaganga parliamentary constituency. ... read..

One more held in Gurugram mob attack case
General News | March 25, 2019 1:11:48 AM IST
Gurugram Police on Sunday arrested one more person in connection with the incident where members of a family were thrashed with sticks and swords by goons and threatened them against playing cricket, on the occasion of Holi, in Bhondsi area, police said. ... read..

CPI-M seeks court monitored probe in Kolkata airport row
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The CPI-M's West Bengal state secretariat member Sujan Chakraborty, who was served a legal notice by Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira for making "false and defamatory" statements about her in the Kolkata airport fracas, threw a challe ... read..

Congress, AIUDF have 'unholy nexus' in Assam: Ram Madhav
Guwahati | Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said that there is an "unholy nexus" between the Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) in Assam but the state's people will reject it. ... read..

Gold smuggling racket busted at Amritsar airport
General News | March 24, 2019 11:41:45 PM IST
A gold smuggling racket was busted on Sunday at the Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport here. ... read..

Abhishek Banerjee denies his wife was detained at airport in Kolkata
Politics | March 24, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday refuted the allegations of his wife Rujira Naroola being detained at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport here. ... read..

Vice President Naidu bats for blue economy
General News | March 24, 2019 11:41:42 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the blue economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth.Addressing scientists at the CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) here, Naidu said: "T ... read..

Opposition is politicising Balakot air strike, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Politics | March 24, 2019 11:41:40 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday accused the opposition of politicising the air strike in Pakistan's Balakot. ... read..

BJP does another U-turn in Tura Lok Sabha contest
Shillong | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
A day after it announced support to National People's Party (NPP) candidate Agatha K. Sangma in the Tura Lok Sabha constituency, the BJP on Sunday decided to field Rikman G. Momin as its candidate against the two-time MP. ... read..

CPI fields Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai (Lead)
Patna | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Communist Party of India (CPI) has decided to field former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar from the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar. ... read..

Modi like 'demon' for minorities: Chandrababu Naidu
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Launching a bitter attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, TDP President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said he was like a "demon" for minorities in the country. ... read..

VIP checking in Kolkata: BJP alleges foul play by police (Lead correcting para 1)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Amid the controversy over Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife being allegedly detained by the Customs officials for checking at Kolkata's NSCBI Airport recently, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged an FIR filed by the Customs in ... read..

YS Jaganmohan Reddy is like 'Ganja' in 'Tulsi' garden: N Chandrababu Naidu
Politics | March 24, 2019 11:11:45 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday launched a scathing attack on YSR Congress Party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy stating that he is like 'Ganja' in a 'Tulsi' plant. ... read..

AIIMS institutes probe panel to identify causes of trauma centre fire
General News | March 24, 2019 11:11:42 PM IST
The AIIMS administration has ordered an inquiry to identify the cause of the fire at it trauma centre and suggest further measures for improvement, an official statement said on Sunday. ... read..

519 litre 'desi' liquor seized in Rajouri
General News | March 24, 2019 11:11:40 PM IST
Police seized 519 litres of liquor and destroyed 585 kilograms of 'lahaan' on Sunday in different areas of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..

2,000 J&K kids run 'marathon' against child abuse
Jammu | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Over 2,000 children in the 2-10 age group ran a 'marathon' against child abuse, here on Sunday. ... read..

Congress, INPT to contest Tripura LS polls jointly
Agartala | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Congress and it's old ally the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT) have decided to fight the Lok Sabha elections together in Tripura, leaders of the two parties announced here on Sunday. ... read..

Sudhir Kandolkar quits BJP, joins Congress with 350 supporters
Politics | March 24, 2019 10:41:47 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhir Kandolkar on Sunday quit the party and later joined Congress with his 350 supporters. ... read..

Smriti Irani takes jibe over SP-BSP alliance, says elephant over cycle would puncture the ride
Politics | March 24, 2019 10:41:45 PM IST
In an apparent reference to the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dubbed the tie-up as failure, adding that when an elephant (BSP's symbol) sits on a cycle (SP's symbol), the tyre is bound to get punctured. ... read..

JK: Three JeM terrorists arrested
General News | March 24, 2019 10:41:41 PM IST
Three terrorists affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) were arrested on Sunday, officials informed. ... read..

PM Modi condoles sad demise of 6 people in Palghar bus mishap
General News | March 24, 2019 10:41:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed his condolence for the families of the victims of Palghar bus tragedy. ... read..

Goa CMO lists CM's official social media handles
Panaji | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Amid a slew of fake accounts popping up in the name of Goa's new Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on social media, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Sunday was forced to issue a statement specifying its official social media handles. ... read..

Political rhetoric hits new low with 'impotent' slur
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
With the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, political discourse is touching a new low with leaders attacking each other using words like "terrorists" and "impotent". ... read..

Jaitley slams Congress over its 'dynastic character'
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Claiming Congress leaders were "staring" at defeat in the elections due to their party's dynastic character, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asked if the party workers were getting frustrated due to their chief Rahul Gandhi's perceived shortcoming ... read..

Jittery BJP may pit Shivraj against Digvijaya in Bhopal
Bhopal | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has withheld its nominee for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat after the Congress formally fielded former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh. The party has deferred a decision on Gwalior and Indore too. ... read..

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to begin road campaign from Ayodhya
Politics | March 24, 2019 10:11:47 PM IST
Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to embark on another political campaign from the historic city of Ayodhya. ... read..

Lok Sabha polls: NT Rama Rao's daughter takes on former CBI joint director in Visakhapatnam
Politics | March 24, 2019 10:11:45 PM IST
BJP candidate from Visakhapatnam Daggubati Purandeswari, also the daughter of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N T Rama Rao, is pitted against former CBI joint director V V Lakshminarayana and other candidates. ... read..

LS polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya says will be fun to contest against Digvijaya in Bhopal
Politics | March 24, 2019 10:11:44 PM IST
BJP General Secretary on Sunday expressed his desire to contest from Bhopal, the Lok Sabha constituency where Congress announced recently that it will be fielding veteran leader Digvijaya Singh. ... read..

Sapna Choudhary is fit for Congress, says BJP leader Vijayvargiya
Politics | March 24, 2019 10:11:42 PM IST
BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday termed Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Choudhary as someone who is 'fit for the Congress.' ... read..

80-yr-old donates pension money to Nara Lokesh for his election expenditure
General News | March 24, 2019 10:11:41 PM IST
An 80-year-old man, who gets Rs 2,000 as pension from Andhra Pradesh government, on Sunday donated the money to IT Minister Nara Lokesh for his election campaign expenditure. ... read..

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