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Sudirman Cup: Indian shuttlers crash to 3-2 defeat against Malaysia

The lack of quality doubles players came back to haunt Indian badminton team as they suffered a 2-3 loss to Malaysia in their opening tie of the prestigious Sudirman Cup on Monday at Dongguan (China). Saina Nehwal and women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won their respective matches but K Srikanth failed […]

Lok Sabha passes bill to deal with black money stashed abroad

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New DELHI(WEB TEAM): Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to deal with black money stashed abroad through high monetary penalty and criminal prosecution with the government allaying fears that innocent people could be harassed under the proposed “deterrent” law. Piloting the Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill, 2015, Finance Minister Arun […]

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Former deputy mayor of Kolkata and Trinamool Congress leader Farzana Alam under mysterious circumstances

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Kolkata(web team): Former deputy mayor of Kolkata and Trinamool Congress leader Farzana Alam died under mysterious circumstances in Kolkata on Monday night. “Alam was admitted to the hospital at around 9.15pm with a massive cardiac arrest. We made all the efforts to revive her but in vain. She finally gave in and died at 10.15pm,” […]

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No wrong-doing by me, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Purti row

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New Delhi(PTI): With Congress baying for his blood, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday broke his silence on the CAG report on irregularities in loan extended to his family-linked Purti Group, saying the government auditor has nowhere named him as a wrong-doer and there was no charge of corruption or misappropriation. Amid slogan-shouting by Congress […]

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10000 policemen to protect Modi but what about us, Sukma recounts kidnapping horrors

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Raipur,Parivesh Mishra (FIRSTPOST): Villages in Bastar are quiet and tranquil in the evenings. People go to bed early and all activity ceases a few hours into darkness. Friday was not normal though. There was an undercurrent of tension in Marenga and nearby villages, Tikanpal, Tahakwada, Junapanli and Litiras, all located in a radius of about […]

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Will do everything to get Dawood back to India, says Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi(PTI): New Delhi: Under attack over its statement in Parliament that it was not aware about Dawood Ibrahim’s whereabouts, the government on Monday asserted that the Mumbai blast mastermind is in Pakistan and it will do everything to bring him to justice. “Whether we have to pursue Pakistan or pressurise it, we will not […]

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Bad day for justice: Jayalalithaa may not be guilty, but judicial system certainly is

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Chennai,R Jagannathan (firstpost): The Karnataka High Court’s acquittal of J Jayalalithaa, former and future Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, of all charges of corruption today (11 May) is actually an indictment of our higher and lower judiciary. That a case which painstakingly wound its way through the courts for 18 long years can be junked […]

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J Jayalalithaa acquits on disproportionate assets case by Karnataka HC

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Bangalore(web team): Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa acquits disproportionate assets case by Karnataka HC. Jayalalithaa faces a crucial judicial with the Karnataka High Court set to pronounce its verdict on her appeal against her conviction in the DA case that will have a bearing on her political future. It will be a high-stake […]

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Facebook testing in-app search engine to stop users from leaving site

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Facebook is reportedly testing an internal search engine for its mobile app. For now, a few iOS users are seeing an “add a link” option next to the buttons to add photos, locations, and feelings. After users enter a keyword in the search bar, Facebook suggests related news articles to post. However, it is not […]

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Dalit groom forced to wear helmet as upper caste villagers stone baraat

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Ratlam , Milind Ghatwai :A Dalit groom’s baraat was stoned by upper-caste villagers forcing him to wear a helmet to the marriage venue in Negrun village of Ratlam district late on Sunday. Arguing that lower-caste grooms were not supposed to ride a horse and take out a procession in the village, upper caste villagers had […]

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