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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express horror: PM Modi offers condolences

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express horror: PM Modi offers condolences

NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his condolences to the kin of the deceased in the deadly derailment of the Hirakhand Express, and assured that the Railway Ministry is closely monitoring the situation. “My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express. The tragedy […]

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derails: At least 32 killed, over 50 injured

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derails: At least 32 killed, over 50 injured

NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 50 were believed to be injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said on Sunday. The incident took place around 11 pm on Saturday when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. “Seven coaches and the engine […]

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PM Modi, Parrikar, Doval attend Combine Commanders Conference

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PM Modi, Parrikar, Doval attend Combine Commanders Conference

NEW DELHI(PTI):Top military commanders along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met in Dehradun on Saturday and took stock of the security challenges before the country. The Combined Commanders Conference was held at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) here as part of Modi’s wish to hold […]

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RSS leader’s anti-reservation comment is BJP ‘testing waters’: Dr Ambedkar’s grandson

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RSS leader’s anti-reservation comment is BJP ‘testing waters’: Dr Ambedkar’s grandson

LUCKNOW(PTI):Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar described the senior RSS functionary Manmohan Vaidya’s statement on reservations as a move to test the waters during the next month’s Uttar Pradesh elections. Vaidya said at the Jaipur Literature Festival that even Dr B R Ambedkar, architect of the Constitution, was not in favour of perpetual continuance of […]

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Rashtrapati Bhavan unhappy at President’s photos appearing in Cong hoardings, writes to EC

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Rashtrapati Bhavan unhappy at President’s photos appearing in Cong hoardings, writes to EC

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday took strong exception to President Pranab Mukherjee’s photographs appearing in some Congress hoardings in poll-bound Punjab and wrote to Election Commission to ensure that neutrality of his office “is not breached in any manner . In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, the President’s Secretary Omita […]

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Ishrat Jahan Fake encounter: Court allows her mother to be party in Gujarat’s in-charge DGP discharge plea

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Ishrat Jahan Fake encounter: Court allows her mother to be party in Gujarat’s in-charge DGP discharge plea

Ahmedabad (PTI):A special CBI court on Saturday allowed Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamima Kauser’s application to become a party in Gujarat’s in-charge DGP P P Pandey’s discharge plea from the alleged fake encounter case. The court of special judge M K Pandya on Saturday allowed Kauser’s application making her party to the case so that she […]

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Protest pays off: Jallikattu ordinance ratified by State

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Protest pays off: Jallikattu ordinance ratified by State

CHENNAI:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his support to jallikattu, an emotive issue which triggered mass protests across the state. “On behalf of the government and people of Tamil Nadu, I thank you for all your support and assistance in enabling jallikattu to be held in Tamil Nadu […]

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AIADMK MPs meet President Mukherjee; says ordinance on Jallikattu likely to come into effect today

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AIADMK MPs meet President Mukherjee; says ordinance on Jallikattu likely to come into effect today

NEW DELHI: A day after the Centre cleared the jallikattu ordinance,‚Äč All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam‚Äč (AIADMK) MP met President Pranab Mukherjee over Jallikattu issue and expressed confidance that by Saturday evening the ordinance will come into effect. The chorus supporting the bull taming sport Jallikattu is getting louder with people witnessing nation-wide protests […]

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Indians are my people,The caste, state, language or religion is not relevant for me: Sushma Swaraj

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Indians are my people,The caste, state, language or religion is not relevant for me: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has hit back against lesser-known outfit Hindu Jagaran Sangha for accusing her of taking care of visa requests “by Muslims only”. “India is my country. Indians are my people. The caste, state, language or religion is not relevant for me,” she said in her tweet. The Minister’s strong […]

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Jallikattu: MK Stalin sits on fast; Modi says all efforts being made to fulfil cultural aspirations of Tamil people

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Jallikattu: MK Stalin sits on fast; Modi says all efforts being made to fulfil cultural aspirations of Tamil people

CHENNAI: Amid the ongoing chaos in Tamil Nadu over ban on Jallikattu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said all efforts are being made to fulfil the cultural aspirations of Tamil people. Moving swiftly, the Centre on Friday cleared an ordinance on Jallikattu, paving the way for Tamil Nadu government to promulgate it in an […]

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