Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut

Saturday, 26 January 2019 09:44
“Shooting stones continue at many places in the Ramban district. Landslides again hit the highway in Gagroo, Anokhi Fall and Battery Chashma area even as debris clearance operations were underway,” a traffic department official said. Two policemen, including a junior…

Odisha’s second airport to connect 6 cities under UDAN

Saturday, 26 January 2019 09:43
Odisha’s second airport at Jharsuguda will be connected to Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Mumbai, Raipur, Hyderabad and Delhi under the Regional Connectivity Scheme – Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (RCS-UDAN), said Pradhan in New Delhi. He said leading operators like Jet Airways,…

Can Priyanka turn the tables for Congress in eastern UP

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:15
Eastern Uttar Pradesh, comprising 23 districts, sends 28 MPs to the Lok Sabha. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections the Congress managed to win only two seats — Rae Bareli and Amethi — in the eastern part of the state,…

High-level selection panel meet inconclusive on new CBI chief choice

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:14
Modi, Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and leader of the largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha, Congress’s Mallikarjun Kharge attended the meeting in which the names of 60-70 candidates were discussed. “The meeting was inconclusive. We have asked…

Decks cleared for first bio-fuel aircraft flight on R-Day

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:13
The approval has paved the way for the Air Force to fly the maiden An-32 aircraft with a blend of bio-jet fuel on the Republic Day. The decision was arrived in a meeting chaired by eminent scientists and Chief Executive…

Goa Youth Congress protests against coastal zone notification

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:12
“We are trying to highlight the ill-effects of the notification, which will sound a death-knell for coastal communities as well as the coastline itself, by allowing construction activity near beaches and rivers. The notification shrinks the high tide line from…

PM meets Republic Day participants at his residence

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:11
Congratulating the artists and participants for their participation in the Republic Day parade and related events, the Prime Minister said that this is a great opportunity of their lives. “The Prime Minister spoke of the importance of discipline in daily…

Petition in SC seeking fresh probe into Haren Pandya murder

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:09
Pandya was murdered on March 26, 2003 in Ahmedabad when Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. While 12 people were convicted by a trial court, they were all acquitted in 2011 by the Gujarat High Court which had…

BJP will conduct caste-based census in 2021: Sushil Modi

Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:48
Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday said the BJP will conduct a caste-based census in 2021 if the party remains in power. “The BJP will conduct caste-based census in 2021,” Modi said here…

BSP-SP can almost halve BJP seats in UP, according to 2014 poll data

Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:43
The Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party combine poses a strong challenge to the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and could bring down its numbers from 71 to 39 seats going by the numbers the three parties polled…