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Shiv Sena says Maha crop loan waiver scheme not satisfactory

Shiv Sena says Maha crop loan waiver scheme not satisfactory

MUMBAI: Barely 24 hours after taking credit, the Shiv Sena on Sunday said the government’s Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver scheme won’t fully benefit farmers as there is still a lot of discontent among them. During his interaction with farmers in Nashik district, which emerged as one the leading centres in the six day […]

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Puri during Lord Jagannath’s annual Rath Jatra

Bhubaneswar ,(PTI): Rains on Saturday lashed parts of the coastal region of Odisha due to a cyclonic circulation over north Bay of Bengal which is likely to take shape of a low pressure in next 48 hours, IMD said. “We have forecast heavy rainfall in the coastal region and small amount of downpour in interior parts […]

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Office of profit case: EC rejects AAP MLAs plea, proceedings to continue

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Office of profit case: EC rejects AAP MLAs plea, proceedings to continue

DELHI: In a major jolt to the AAP, the Election Commission has ruled that it will continue hearing a plea against the party’s nearly two dozen MLAs for allegedly holding office of profit, despite the Delhi High Court setting aside their appointment as parliamentary secretaries. The office of profit petition was filed against 21 AAP […]

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Punjab govt bypasses SC order, amends law to allow serving liquor near highways

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Punjab govt bypasses SC order, amends law to allow serving liquor near highways

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Friday bypassed the Supreme court order by amending the Excise Act to allow serving of liquor in hotels, restaurants and clubs on the highway. On Monday, Council of Ministers had given its nod to a proposal to amend Section 26-A of the Punjab Excise Act. The apex court, on March […]

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Ayub Pandith lynching: 2 arrested; CM Mufti warns mob, says police exercising maximum restraint

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Ayub Pandith lynching: 2 arrested; CM Mufti warns mob, says police exercising maximum restraint

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday condemned the lynching of a top police office and warned violent mobs, saying police were exercising maximum restraint. A deputy superintendent of police was stripped naked and stoned to death by an irate mob after he allegedly opened fire at a group of people, who caught […]

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Maharashtra: Pellet guns used on farmers protesting against land for new airport, several injured

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Maharashtra: Pellet guns used on farmers protesting against land for new airport, several injured

Thane: Several farmers were injured after police used pellet guns against those protesting land acquisition for a proposed airport at Nevali in Maharashtra’s Thane district. The protest is taking place on the Thane-Badlapur highway with young men and women participating in the agitation. The angry protesters also clashed with police and pelted security personnel with […]

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Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl raped and murdered in Aligarh, accused lynched to death

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Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl raped and murdered in Aligarh, accused lynched to death

Aligarh(ANI): A man who allegedly raped and murdered a minor girl was lynched by the locals to death in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh district. The incident took place on Wednesday in Aligarh’s Bheekamapur village when a man raped and then murdered a six-year-old girl, following which the locals killed the accused for his heinous act. As […]

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Presidential election: Nitish Kumar to support BJP’s pick Ram Nath Kovind

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Presidential election: Nitish Kumar to support BJP’s pick Ram Nath Kovind

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to support National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the post of president, said JD(U) leader. The decision was taken at a meeting of senior Janata Dal (United) leaders. “We have decided to support Ram Nath Kovind,” said JD(U) MLA ​Ratnesh Sada. The BJP on Monday […]

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J&K: Two terrorists gunned down, search operation underway

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J&K: Two terrorists gunned down, search operation underway

JAMMU: Two terrorists were gunned down on Wednesday morning in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore district. The area has been cordoned off and the counter-terror operations are in progress. The gunbattle broke out in Pazalpora village in Sopore township of the district this morning, a police official said. Following intelligence […]

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‘Hindu-Muslim problem won’t be solved without a civil war’: Tripura Governor sparks outrage with tweet

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‘Hindu-Muslim problem won’t be solved without a civil war’: Tripura Governor sparks outrage with tweet

Agartala: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Tuesday drew flak on the social media over his controversial tweet where he quoted a statement from Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s diary entry which stated that the ‘Hindu-Muslim problem won’t be solved without a Civil War’. ‘Syama Prasad Mookerjee wrote in his diary on 10/1/1946: “The […]

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