Sonia Gandhi condoles demise of Shiv Shankar

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has expressed grief over the demise of former union minister P. Shiv Shankar. “He was known for his political acumen and legal luminance. He worked closely with both Indiraji and Rajivji. His life in politics was marked by his dedication to public service and his deep commitment to the aspirations of the people More...

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On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Twitter turns battleground after Sehwag tweet mocks DU student

Social networking site Twitter on Monday turned into a battleground of words after cricketer Virendra Sehwag and actor Randeep Hooda apparently mocked Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur who launched an online More...

On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Palaniswami submits memorandum to Modi

Release of funds for disaster relief for drought and cyclone, setting up of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB), stopping Karnataka not to build a dam across the Cauvery were some of the major demands made by Chief More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

SC to hear plea of bar girls on March 2

The Supreme Court on Monday said it would hear, on March 2, a plea filed by an association of women dancers, waitresses, singers and other performers working in bars and hotels in Maharashtra challenging the constitutional More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Dissent agreeable, not disintegration of India: Naidu

Asserting that nobody had the right to support Indias disintegration and Kashmirs independence, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday accused leftist forces in the country of trying to turn universities into More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

People of UP have rejected ‘unholy nexus’ of SP-Congress: Modi

Expressing confidence that his BJP will get a majority in the Uttar Pradesh elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the “unholy nexus” of the Congress-Samajwadi Party (SP)has already More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

‘Bad bank a bad idea, bankers to strike work on Tuesday’

The All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) has called a country-side strike on Tuesday to demand the recovery of bad loans and criminal action against wilful defaulters — rather than creating More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Not fielding Muslims in UP a mistake: Uma Bharti

Union minister Uma Bharti on Monday said the BJP made “a huge mistake” by not fielding any Muslim candidate in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. “I am really feeling sorry that we could More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

HC refuses to release Mukhtar Ansari for poll campaign

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to release gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari on parole for canvassing in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh polls. Justice Mukta Gupta allowed the plea of the Election Commission More...

On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Slain Indian techie’s body to reach Hyderabad

The body of Hyderabad techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the US in suspected hate crime, will arrive here on Monday night. The Ministry of External Affairs has made arrangements to bring the mortal More...