Rahul Gandhi “Government doesn’t want to accept employment crisis”

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that the Central government is not accepting the “employment crisis” in the country, and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should... Read more »

Kejriwal plans fast from March 1 for full statehood

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday he will launch an indefinite fast from March 1, demanding full statehood for Delhi. “I will be on an... Read more »

Toll in Assam hooch tragedy reaches 80

Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has increased to 80, with the death of two more people, authorities said on Saturday. Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on... Read more »

AAP MLAs slam Delhi LG for restricting works

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal listed out the achievements of the city government during the ongoing Budget Session, AAP MLAs on Saturday accused him of... Read more »

Centre to deploy 100 companies of paramilitary forces in J&K

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In the wake of the Pulwama attack, the Centre has decided to deploy additional 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) on an urgent basis in... Read more »

300 cars gutted in fire near Bengaluru air show

Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) A fire in the parking lot in front of the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, where the Aero India show is underway, gutted about 300 cars on Saturday, police... Read more »

Why Are They Afraid Of Her?

-by Oliver D’Souza Priyanka Gandhi Vadra doesn’t come with much political experience as she has only sporadically campaigned for her mother Sonia Gandhi and brother Rahul in their Amethi and Raebareli constituencies.... Read more »

Congress blames BJP for mining ban

Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Goa’s Congress unit on Saturday accused the ruling BJP-led governments both in the coastal state and at the Centre, of not being serious about restarting mining operations, while also... Read more »

AIADMK MP dies in car accident

Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Sitting AIADMK MP S. Rajendran died in a road accident near Tindivanam in Viluppuram district on Saturday, police said. He was 62. Elected from the Viluppuram constituency, Rajendran was... Read more »

Mehbooba, Sajjad Lone question Jamaat-e-Islami raids

Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Peoples Conference (PC) chief Sajjad Lone on Saturday questioned the wisdom behind the detention of dozens of Jamaat-e-Islami cadres. Reacting... Read more »

One rescued in J&K avalanche

Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) One person was rescued on Saturday after he was trapped in an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, authorities said, adding that there was no one else missing.... Read more »

Arunachal not to table report on PRC after shutdown turns violent

(IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government on Friday decided not to table the Joint High Power Committee (JHPC) report on Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC) to non-Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribe communities of Namsai and... Read more »