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Lalu Prasad Yadav puts onus on Nitish, says CM has not asked for Tejashwi’s resignation

Lalu Prasad Yadav puts onus on Nitish, says CM has not asked for Tejashwi’s resignation

PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday put onus on Nitish Kumar, saying the Chief Minister has not asked for resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. “I am aware of the growing bonhomie between Nitish Kumar and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). I know BJP is desperate to ally with […]

Mumbai building collapse: Toll rises to 12, Sena leader booked for culpable homicide

Twelve people were killed and eleven others injured when a four-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar today, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials said. “Until 9 pm, 23 people were extricated from the rubble, out of whom 12 were declared dead while 11 injured have been admitted in various hospitals,” said Mahesh Narvekar, the chief […]

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Chhattisgarh: CM Raman Singh assures action against minister whose wife is building resort on forest land

Raipur(PTI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday assured to take a strict action against state minister Brijmohan Agrawal, whose wife has been accused of acquiring the state’s forest land for constructing a resort, adding that the matter has been taken to the collector and detailed report will be asked for. Speaking to ANI, Singh […]

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‘Vande Mataram’ must be sung in all schools and govt institutions: Madras HC

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‘Vande Mataram’ must be sung in all schools and govt institutions: Madras HC

CHENNAI: Madras High court on Tuesday ordered that Vande Mataram must be played in all schools, colleges and universities, at least once a week preferably on Mondays or Fridays, reported ANI. The Court ruled that the National Song must be played in all government offices and institutions, as well as private offices, factories and industries […]

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Flood situation in Assam improves; death toll at 76

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Flood situation in Assam improves; death toll at 76

GUWAHATI(TNN): GUWAHATI: The flood situation in Assam continued to improve on Sunday, though nearly 60,000 people are still affected across nine districts in the state. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), almost 60,000 people are affected at present in Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Barpeta, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Sivasagar and Karimganj […]

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J&K: Army personnel allegedly assault cops on Amarnath Yatra duty at checkpost

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J&K: Army personnel allegedly assault cops on Amarnath Yatra duty at checkpost

JAMMU(PTI): Seven policemen were injured when they were allegedly thrashed by Army personnel after the cops stopped private vehicles carrying the soldiers in civil dress last evening at a check post in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, police said. The police registered a case against the personnel attached to the 24 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) unit of […]

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No shame in being transgender, they should have option to choose gender: Parliamentary panel

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No shame in being transgender, they should have option to choose gender: Parliamentary panel

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice And Empowerment has recommended that a transgender should have the option to choose their gender independent of surgery or hormones. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 defines a transgender as someone who is neither wholly female not wholly male, a combination of female or […]

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Mamata slams BJP, hints at grand alliance ahead of 2019 Elections

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Mamata slams BJP, hints at grand alliance ahead of 2019 Elections

Kolkata: Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee took the stage of July 21 Martyrs’ Day rally to hit out at BJP saying that the TMC would support any party which is against the BJP and that it would initiate a BJP Bharat Chharo movement on August 9, marking the launch of Quit India movement […]

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Bengal will stand beside Sonia, Lalu, Nitish, Kejriwal and all who oppose BJP: Mamata Banerjee

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Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee gave ‘Oust BJP from India’ call and said Bengal would stand by all political parties which would fight the saffron one. Asserting that the BJP has “failed on all fronts,” including on having good relations with foreign countries, Banerjee announced that her party will launch the ‘Oust BJP’ programme from […]

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Himachal Pradesh: At least 20 killed after bus accident near Rampur in Shimla

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Himachal Pradesh: At least 20 killed after bus accident near Rampur in Shimla

At least 20 people were killed after after a bus accident near Rampur in Shimla on Thursday. According to initial information, a bus travelling to Solan from Kinnaur rolled down a gorge. Rescue operation is underway and injured have been shifted to nearby hospital. (More details are awaited)

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