‘Cow vigilantes pose threat to Kerala's white revolution plans'

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

Cow vigilantes pose a threat to Kerala's plans to achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, the State's Animal Husbandry Minister said. The southern State had put on hold its ambitious project to bring 200 Gir cows, a high-yielding species, from Gujarat following apprehensions about transporting it by road because of the reported...

Loktantra Senanis to take out march on Oct 2, ask people to boycott Chinese products

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Loktantra Senanis will take out a march on October 2 asking people to boycott use of Chinese made products so that there is job opportunity for the Indian artisans. Announcement to this regard was made by former minister and Loktantra senani Yashwant Singh here on Sunday. Addressing reporters here he said...

Jaya death: Stalin calls for CBI probe

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

M K Stalin, Leader of the Opposition who is also the working president of the DMK demanded a CBI probe into the death of J Jayalalithaa, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. In a statement released to the media at Chennai on Sunday, Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister-in-waiting, said the...

Woman rescued from slavery in Saudi Arabia

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

A woman who was forced into slavery in Saudi Arabia has been rescued and brought back to coastal town of Udupi in Karnataka after an ordeal of over 14 months. Jacintha Mendonca who was cheated and duped by a Mumbai-based recruiting agency which had promised her a well paying...

Trouble erupts in Kerala NCP

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

Serious trouble has erupted in the NCP’s Kerala unit over the alleged land and lake encroachments by its Transports Minister Thomas Chandy with a major section launching a signature campaign to demand his resignation and party action against him forcing party supremo Sharad Pawar to instruct senior State leaders to...

Gujarat ATS nabs Maoist leader from Hyderabad

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A Maoist leader allegedly involved in spreading Naxal activities in south Gujarat was arrested by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Hyderabad in Telangana, said officials. Sriramula Srinivas alias Sudarshan, aged around 60 year, was absconding after he was booked by the Surat district police in 2010 for allegedly inciting tribals...

‘Love jehad’: Women’s panel to approach SC

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

Amid allegations about a concerted effort to complicate the issue of conversion of Hindu woman Akhila (alias Hadia) to Islam and her marriage with a Muslim youth, which a large section of the Kerala society is viewing as a typical case of love jehad, the State Women’s Commission has decided...

‘Government has nothing to do with Veerashaivas-Lingayat religious issue’

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PTI | Bengaluru

Amidst an intensified campaign for a separate religious status to Veerashaivas-Lingayat faith, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the Government has nothing to do with the rallies being organised in this regard. With resentment within the community over projecting Lingayats and Veerashaivas as the same, he clarified that the stands taken...

‘Ujjawala brought achchhe din for rural women’

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that Ujjawala Yojana under which free LPG connections have been given to women has transformed the lives of poor women in rural Uttar Pradesh and it is achchhe din in true sense for these women. “The Ujjawala Yojana has transformed the lives of women in villages....

NIA summons PhD student, trader body head, 2 Hurriyat leaders

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | PTI | Srinagar

The NIA has issued summons to a Kashmir university PhD student, the head of a trader's body and two Hurriyat leaders to appear before it on Monday in connection with a case related to the funding of terror activities in Kashmir, officials said today. Yaseen Khan of Kashmir Traders and Marketing...


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‘Bring home the bacon,’ Merkel tells voters on eve of poll

24 Sep 2017 | AFP | Berlin

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday’s vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party expected to enter parliament in force since the end of World War II. Merkel, the clear frontrunner after 12 years in power with a double-digit lead, also told her conservative base not to get complacent and to cast their ballots, rousing them with a folksy call to...

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Various events mark Swacchta Bharat Mission programme

25 Sep 2017 | PNS | Indore

To observe the third anniversary of Swacchta Bharat Mission, various events are being held in city. Indore Mayor Malini Laxman Singh Gaud and Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) Commissioner Manish Singh have instructed to organize events marking the D-day, ie October 2...

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