Paswan backs Nitish's remarks on dynastic politics

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PTI | Patna

Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday backed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's remarks on dynastic politics saying it should not be promoted at the cost of merit. He said if someone has the merit and capability to become a leader then they should not be stopped from...

Sharad, Anwar seek month to reply to RS on disqualification

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

JD(U)'s rebel Rajya Sabha members Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar on Monady sought a month's time to reply to the House's communication to them, seeking response to the party's plea for their disqualification. The Rajya Sabha Secretariat had asked Yadav and Anwar to respond within a week, which ended today. The...

Two booked for cheating Mumbai's ‘dabbawalas'

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

Police have booked two persons for allegedly cheating Mumbai 'dabbawalas' to the tune of lakhs of rupees. According to Shivaji Park Police in Central Mumbai, one Subodh Sangle was appointed by Mumbai Dabbewala Association to operate their website since last few years. During the period Sangle took help of two persons identified...

Rajasthan doctors on 1-day mass leave, Govt invokes ESMA

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PTI | Jaipur

Government doctors in the State went on a one-day mass leave on Monday to press for their long-pending demands, prompting the Government to invoke the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) for three months. Nearly 10,000 doctors in the state are demanding increase in their rural allowance, separate allowance for treatment...


Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS

Decide on man’s plea seeking CBI probe: SC New Delh: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Allahabad High Court to expeditiously decide the plea of a man seeking a CBI probe into the death of his 9-year-old son allegedly under mysterious circumstances in a private school in Ghaziabad. Advani as chairman...

‘BJP-bound’ Rane to reveal future political plans on Sept 21

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | TN Raghunatha | Mumbai

Amid continued speculation that he might soon join the BJP, former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader and Narayan Rane said on Monday that he would make a formal announcement about his political future on September 21, the day of the start of the Navratri festivities. Addressing his supporters at a...

Didi bestows affection on Rohingya refugees

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Known for her gallery-specific affectations on politically lucrative issues Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday emerged out of turn to bestow her affection on an alien community — about whose existence half of her Cabinet would not perhaps know till a few weeks ago. Within hours of the Central Government...

Watery grave for 10 as three boats capsize in Assam

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Anup Sharma | Guwahati

At least ten people, including two men, two women and six minors, were killed after the three boats they were travelling in capsized on Gingiram river along the Assam-Meghalaya border. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority officials said that the incident took place at Gamerbela area in Goalpara district of Assam...

Actress attack: No bail for superstar

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a terrible setback to Malayalam cinema’s superstar Dileep, currently in detention under judicial custody for the alleged conspiracy behind the brutal attack on a frontline actress in February, a court in Angamaly near Kochi on Monday rejected his bail plea, he had filed fourth time since his arrest...

Yogi, four Ministers take oath as member Legislative Council

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his two deputies— Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma— along with State Minister Swantra Deo Singh and State Minister for Minority Welfare Mohsin Raza took the oath of the member of the State Legislative Council. Chief Minister also completed the six months in office on Monday. Chairman...


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38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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In brief.

19 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

MP warns against fake ads Koderma MP Ravindra Kumar Roy has warned youths to beware of fake job advertisements for KISAN TV Channel as a gang is cheating on the name of the job in this TV channel. Roy appealed to the youths not come in such a hoax as in the name of training they are asking youths to deposit money in their accounts...

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