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Jallikattu: Clashes between protesters & police; vehicles, police station set on fire

Jallikattu: Clashes between protesters & police; vehicles, police station set on fire

CHENNAI: In a crackdown, police today started evicting scores of pro-jallikattu demonstrators from protest venues across the state, especially from the Marina Beach, epicentre of the stir for the past one week, amid reports of stone-pelting and lathicharge at a few places. At the Marina, the police action began early in the morning with roads […]

Assam Rifles vehicle ambushed, two security personnel and two ultras killed

GUWAHAT(PTI): Militants ambushed an Assam Rifles vehicle on Sunday, killing two security personnel and injuring three others, while two of the ultras were also killed in the ensuing encounter in Tinsukia district of Assam, days ahead of the Republic Day. A defence spokesman said that militants threw several grenades at an Assam Rifles vehicle at […]

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UP Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav releases SP manifesto, Mulayam, Shivpal remain absent

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday released a manifesto for the upcoming assembly polls, but his father and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh and his uncle Shivpal were seen missing from the event. Releasing the manifesto, Akhilesh attacked BJP and said people were desperately looking for those who had promised ‘acche din’. […]

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UP Assembly Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav concedes 105 seats, SP-Congress alliance sealed

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UP Assembly Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav concedes 105 seats, SP-Congress alliance sealed

NEW DELHI:A day after discussions between the Congress and Samajwadi Party hit a road block, the two parties on Sunday have allegedly sealed the alliance for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections with Akhilesh Yadav conceding 105 seats. According to sources, the SP-Congress alliance has been sealed where the Congress will get 105 seats, while […]

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JNU missing student: Man held for making ransom call to Najeeb Ahmed’s family

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JNU missing student: Man held for making ransom call to Najeeb Ahmed’s family

DELHI: In a new twist in the missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed’s case, the Delhi Police on Saturday evening arrested a man accused of making a ransom call to Ahmed’s family. Police sources said that while the accused had demanded Rs 20 lakh from Ahmed’s family, he was arrested from Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh (UP). […]

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BJP and RSS shouldn’t issue threats over ending reservations: Mayawati

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BJP and RSS shouldn’t issue threats over ending reservations: Mayawati

LUCKNOW(PTI): BSP president Mayawati warned RSS and BJP against issuing “threats” of scrapping reservation and alleged that such remarks exposed the double face of the saffron outfits and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Any government, specially BJP and RSS cannot snatch the right to reservation. If Modi government brings a law for ending reservation, the people […]

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Modi, Fadnavis insulted bhumiputra; won’t vote for BJP candidates in elections: Fishermen’s Association

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Modi, Fadnavis insulted bhumiputra; won’t vote for BJP candidates in elections: Fishermen’s Association

MUMBAI,PRATIK MUKANE:Nearly 29 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Rs 3,600 crore Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian sea, the Akhil Maharashtra Machhimar Kriti Samiti (AMMKS) said the fishermen community will not vote for Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the upcoming Mumbai and other corporation elections. Elections to 10 municipal […]

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Reservation policy should be reviewed, Opposition cries foul: RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya

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Reservation policy should be reviewed, Opposition cries foul: RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya

NAGPUR(PTI): RSS’s publicity chief Manmohan Vaidya kicked up a row with remarks favouring a review of the reservation policy, saying even the architect of the Constitution B R Ambedkar had not favoured its continuance in perpetuity, comments that could be potentially damaging for BJP in elections to five state assemblies. “Reservations for SC/ST was introduced […]

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Zaira Wasim reacts sharply to Vijay Goel’s tweet: Do not connect me to discourteous depiction

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Zaira Wasim reacts sharply to Vijay Goel’s tweet: Do not connect me to discourteous depiction

Dangal actor Zaira Wasim slammed Union Minister Vijay Goel after he tagged her in a painting which showed a burqa-clad woman next to a woman in a bird cage. The minister tweeted a photo of the painting showing burkha-clad women, terming it a story similar to that of Wasim’s and said, “Our daughters are breaking out […]

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Jallikattu ordinance to be cleared in 2 days: O Panneerselvam

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Jallikattu ordinance to be cleared in 2 days: O Panneerselvam

Chennai: The sea of protesters continued to swell on the Marina beach in Chennai for the fourth day on Friday as supporters of Jallikattu staged their protest. The Tamil Nadu government has been repeatedly urging the Centre to issue an ordinance for the Jallikattu sport, which is held during the Tamil harvest festival Pongal. The […]

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