BJP will win Lok Sabha election battle: Rajnath

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:07
Asserting that the BJP is going to retain power in 2019, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the coming Lok Sabha election is not a challenge to the ruling party. Attacking the opposition rally organised by West Bengal…

Karnataka’s 111-year-old seer dead

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:07
Karnataka’s 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. “His holiness Swamiji passed away at 11.44 a.m. at the Mutt during treatment for lung infection,” Kumaraswamy told the media…

NCW sends notice to BJP MLA over remarks on Mayawati

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:00
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday sent a notice to BJP MLA Sadhana Singh for her disparaging remarks against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. Singh, who represents Mughalsarai in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, at a rally on…

Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Monday, 21 January 2019 15:43
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Monday. JKLF sources said Malik was arrested from his uptown Maisuma residence. Malik’s arrest comes the same day separatist conglomerate, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), has…

Odisha seeks Centre’s decision on realignment of railway line

Monday, 21 January 2019 15:35
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested the Centre to take an early decision on the realignment of a railway line from Balasore district to West Bengal’s Digha so that it touches various pilgrimage and tourist spots in the…

Bihar to implement 10% reservation soon: Nitish

Monday, 21 January 2019 15:32
Bihar will soon implement the 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically weak sections in the general category, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday. “We will implement the 10 per cent reservation soon. We…

Sasikala given VIP treatment in Bengaluru prison, claims report

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:02
AIADMK’s jailed leader V.K. Sasikala had received preferential treatment in Bengaluru Central Jail, including specially cooked food and access to special cells, a probe report revealed. “Through the evidence, we get a clear indication of some food cooking activity in…

Modi, Shah will break up country: Kejriwal

Sunday, 20 January 2019 17:05
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will break up the country if they return to power in the 2019 general elections. “Agar inki desh mein dobara…

Government which can’t run schools, hospitals must go: Kejriwal

Sunday, 20 January 2019 09:54
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Punjab government for handing over government health centres to the private sector, saying a government which cannot run its schools and hospitals has no reason to be in power. “Punjab government…

BJP’s alliance is with CBI, ED; ours with common man: Akhilesh

Sunday, 20 January 2019 09:53
Accusing the BJP of having aligned with central agencies like the CBI and the ED, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday appealed to the opposition to come together and defeat the conspiracies being hatched to divide alliance partners in…