Bangladeshi actor seen at poll rally asked to leave

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian government on Thursday asked one more Bangladeshi actor, Ghazi Abdul Noor, who was seen at a Trinamool Congress rally in West Bengal earlier this week, to... Read more »

50 killed, scores hurt in rain, thunderstorm

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) As many as 50 people were reportedly killed and scores others injured in thunderstorms, hail and dust-storm and rain that lashed Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan, Punjab... Read more »

Shoe hurled at BJP spokesperson

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A shoe was hurled on Thursday at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao, who blamed the Congress for the incident. The incident took place... Read more »

Congress “Why were demonetization ‘scams’ not probed”

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday described demonetisation as the “biggest scam” of the country and alleged that it “may have helped criminals to monetise by looting the treasury and... Read more »

Sushil Modi “Lalu sought Jaitley’s help to influence CBI”

Patna, April 17 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday claimed that jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad sought the help of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley... Read more »

Sidhu “Are hunger, poverty Modi’s nationalism”

Ahmedabad, April 17 (IANS) Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he considered the prevailing problems of hunger and poverty in the country as nationalism. Addressing an... Read more »

11 killed in unseasonal thunderstorms in Maharashtra

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) At least 11 persons, including a woman, have been killed in different parts of Maharashtra in the past 72 hours, besides four others last week, following thunderstorms accompanied by... Read more »

Rahul performs ‘beli tharpanam’ for father in Kerala

Thiruneli (Kerala) April 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday performed “beli tharpanam” in memory of his father former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at a Thiruneli temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Gandhi... Read more »

Modi “Rs 2 lakh each for kin of dead in disaster”

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the family of each person who lost their life in the unseasonal rains and storms in... Read more »

Mehbooba “India trying to make Kashmir jails a Guantanamo”

Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti alleged on Tuesday that the Indian government was trying to convert prisons in Jammu and Kashmir into a... Read more »

Ignoring Modi, BJP follows ‘naamdar’ route in Goa

Panaji, April 16 (IANS) Far away from the ‘naamdar’ versus ‘kamdaar’ debate initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Delhi durbar, extolling the virtues of labour over lineage, in tiny Goa, the... Read more »

Congress candidates hit back at Mamata’s RSS jibe

Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Hitting back at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for trying to link two of its candidates to the RSS, the Congress on Monday accused her of trying to... Read more »

Yogi visits Hanuman Setu temple during his ban from campaigning for 72 hours

Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday visited the Hanuman Setu temple here to offer prayers after he was barred from campaigning for 72 hours by the Election... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi and Amarinder Singh paid floral tributes at the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial

April 13, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh paid floral tributes at the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial on Saturday to mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Gandhi,... Read more »

Priyanka attacked BJP for its instructor’s suicide case in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, April 13, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP for its instructor’s suicide case in Uttar Pradesh saying that the ruling party had brought its employees to a... Read more »

Dominic Asquith calling Jallianwala Bagh massacre a ‘shameful scar’, “We deeply regret what happened”

April 13, Today, we remember a dark day in the UK’s history. As Prime Minister Theresa May said earlier this week, the tragedy that occurred at Jallianwala Bagh a hundred years ago... Read more »

HC seeks government, Army stand on ‘Samba spy’ case

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file its response on a plea by two former Army officials seeking to de-classify all official documents... Read more »

BJP’s Lekhi files contempt notice against Rahul

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday filed a contempt petition against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his “Chowkidar Chor Hain” comment against Prime Minister Narendra... Read more »

SC rejects Lalu Prasad Yadav’s bail plea in fodder scam case

New Delhi, April 10, The Supreme Court today refused to grant bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the Fodder Scam cases he has been convicted in. A Bench... Read more »

Omar on ‘dharna’ against civilian traffic ban on highway

Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) Vice-President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday sat on a ‘dharna’ (sit-in) on the national highway against the ban on... Read more »