Modi is Brahma as only he knows when Winter Session will start: Cong

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday likened him to "Brahma, the creator", who controls everything, and said he alone knows when the winter session of Parliament will be convened. Targeting the Prime Minister over the delay in...

Study: No insurance policy for fishery sector in India

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Despite 1.4 crore people associated with fisheries for their livelihood in the country, no insurance policy exists for the risks such as large scale decline in stock of fish species, damage of sea cages, loss of fish crops and damage to farm structures among others. "Accident risks of marine fishermen...

It’ll be dynasty vs development: Shah

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

BJP’s president Amit Shah on Tuesday said that Gujarat elections would not be contested between parties but it would be battle of caste-based politics led by dynasty versus development agenda. “We will need to see whether dynasty and casteism will win or Narendra Modi’s development agenda. The Opposition party doesn’t have...

Hardik hits back at BJP, questions growth

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Addressing a gathering at Trasad village near Dholka town in Ahmedabad late on Tuesday evening, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel reiterated to fight against ruling BJP and claimed that irrespective of party-line politicians becoming MLAs just to take plots at cheaper rates from the State Government. “The 182...

PAAS wins as Cong changes 5 in 2nd list

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Within 24 hours of releasing second list of 13 candidates for the 2017 Assembly polls in Gujarat, the Opposition Congress decided to change five candidates on Tuesday following pressure from Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS). Even after this move, the PAAS leaders including Hardi Patel. Congress had released second list...

Close shave for 16 as ship sinks off Maha coast

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

As many 16 crew members were rescued late on Tuesday evening, after an offshore supply vessel of the State-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) sank off the Mumbai coast. Informed official sources said that SCI Ratna, which was anchored at Bombay High, sank at around 5:30 pm, after a pipe...

Kerala HC orders S Durga screening at IFFI

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PTI/PNS | Kochi/Panaji

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered that the Malayalam film S Durga be screened at the ongoing IFFI in Goa, days after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry dropped the movie from the Indian Panorama section. A delighted Sanal Kumar Sasisdharan, the director of the film, said the court’s ruling was...

Second scribe killed in Tripura in two months

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | anup sharma | Guwahati

In a bizarre incident, a personal guard of the commandant of a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) battalion on Tuesday shot dead a journalist inside the TSR headquarters in Agartala, raising concern over the security of working journalists in the region. Agartala-based senior journalist Sudip Dutta Bhowmik, who used to work for...

Hyd metro gets safety clearance

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | Omer Farooq | Hyderabad

Line is finally clear for the Hyderabad Metro to start chugging as the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety, South Central Zone has granted safety and other clearances to the 10 kms stretch from Mettuguda and Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar. With this first phase of Hyderabad Metro will become functional from November 28...

Chargesheet filed against Dawood’s brother

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The Thane police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, younger brother of Karachi-based don Dawood Ibrahim, and six others in the much-discussed extortion racket. In a 1,647-page charge-sheet filed before the Thane Special MCOCA Court, the Thane police named Israr Jamil Sayyed, Mumtaz Ejaz Shaikh and Pankaj Gangar...


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Modi pays tribute to Rang Avadhoot

19 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Addressing a gathering of people via video conferencing in Bharuch district of poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked them to unite against casteism, terrorism, black money, corruption and communalism. “It is a strange environment…We must hold each others hand and move ahead…...

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Bust of Nathuram Godse seized

22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Gwalior

The Madhya Pradesh police and district administration on Tuesday seized the bust of Nathuram Godse, which was installed inside the office of the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's office in Gwalior. The district Collector had on Tuesday morning ordered for removal of the bust...

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