Akhilesh slams BJP for Taj controversy

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has slammed the BJP for creating controversy over the mughal monument Taj Mahal. He said the people of Uttar Pradesh are waiting for the day when Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Agra and get photographed in front of the medieval period monument in Agra. “The...

Doklam stand-off safely resolved after talks: PLA

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Beijing

The 73-day-long Doklam stand-off was “safely resolved” after several rounds of talks with India, a top Chinese military official said on Sunday on the sidelines of the ongoing Congress of the ruling CPC. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) official Liu Fang spoke about the resolution of the Doklam stand-off citing it...

UP Govt likely to merge Shia, Sunni Waqf boards

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Government is mulling forming a “UP Muslim Waqf board” by merging the Sunni and Shia Waqf boards to prevent “wastage of money”, Minister of State for Waqf Mohsin Raza has said. He alleged that with corruption charges being levelled at both the boards, the Government was considering dissolve...

Congress invites Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani to meet Rahul

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Ahmedabad

The Congress on Sunday invited Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to meet party vice-president Rahul Gandhi during his visit here on Monday ahead of the Assembly polls. Gandhi will take part in ‘Navsarjan Gujarat Janadesh’ rally organised by the party in Gandhinagar where OBC leader...

PM among BJP’s 40 star campaigners

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Shimla

The BJP on Sunday released its list of 40 star campaigners, which include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah and 10 Union ministers, for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh elections. The list, which was submitted to the Election Commission, also includes the names of four chief ministers — Uttar Pradesh’s...

Cong fields Virbhadra’s son in final list of candidates

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s son was named the Congress nominee from Shimla Rural as the party announced the names of its candidates for remaining nine seats, just a day before the filing of nomination comes to an end. Relaxing the “one family, one ticket” formula, the party fielded Himachal...

DRDO: Necessary changes made to main battle tank Arjun Mark II

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Pune

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman S Christopher on Sunday said necessary modifications have been made to the advanced version of the indigenous Arjun Mark II main battle tank as recommended by the Army. The DRDO chairman expressed confidence that the tank will be accepted by the Army. The...

UP man shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Srinagar

Terrorists on Sunday shot dead a man from Uttar Pradesh in Bijbehara in south Kashmir, police said. The deceased identified as Shakir, aged around 35, used to run a street food stall at Arwani in Bijbehara. He was shot twice in his chest and legs, they said. Shakir was rushed to a...

Lawyer pursuing Bofors case in SC questions CBI move on appeal

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

An advocate-cum-politician, who has been pursuing the politically-sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors pay-off case in the Supreme Court, has questioned the move of the CBI to appeal against a Delhi High Court decision quashing charges against the Europe-based industrialists, the Hinduja brothers. The apex court on September 1 had posted for hearing...

Surveillance teams to check undisclosed cash

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | PTI | Shimla

Static and mobile surveillance teams will keep a close eye on the flow of cash during the assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, the Election Commission said on Sunday. State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Pushpender Rajput appealed to people to carry documentary evidence in support of possession or transportation of cash in...


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Rape victim commits suicide

24 Oct 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

A girl of around 18 years who was allegedly sexually assaulted at a sugarcane field by one of her relatives committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan at her residence on Monday. No suicide note was received from the house, said police...

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