Modern twists at Khadi fashion show

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

The audience left spellbound when India’s leading designers Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Payal Jain and Poonam Bhagat showcased their ground-breaking modern twists to Khadi ensembles in colours of white, black, indigo, green and saffron at the show named ‘Khadi — Transcending Boundaries’. The event was held on the occasion of the...

Why the malafide impeachment motion was bound to fail?

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | Arun Jaitley

Business persons and industrialists have frequently been accused of attempting to influence policy by using parliamentary processes. Some motivated questions are raised and letters are written by Members of Parliament at the behest of business interests. These were conventionally the traditional methods deployed in trying to use Parliamentary processes to help...

Queer twist to AIADMK-BJP tie-up plan

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

Sunday’s article in Namathu Puratchi Thalaivi Amma (Our Revolutionary Leader Amma) the mouth-piece of the AIADMK, suggesting the coming together of Tamil Nadu’s ruling party and the BJP has come a cropper by Monday as leaders of the AIADMK themselves washed their hands off such a possibility. “It was an article...

Drunk teenage son held, Gaya BJP MP cries foul

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | Patna

A senior BJP leader felt the pangs of the Bihar Prohibition Act when his teenaged son was arrested by police for boozing. Once it was confirmed through medical test that Rahul Kumar was drunk, police produced him in a court and he was remanded to jail, but his father...

Guj to showcase Dholera-SIR to woo foreign investors

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | Gandhinagar

Expressing a strong determination to attract foreign investors and industrialists to invest in the State, Chief Vijaybhai Rupani indicated that Dholera Special Investment Region better known as Dholera-SIR would be showcased as the investment destination in the Vibrant Gujarat 2019 to be held in January next year. With a vision to...

Surat rape, murder: Accused sent to 11 days remand

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | Gandhinagar

Harsh Gurjar, the main accused in the rape and murder case of 12-year-old girl, was sent to 11 day police remand by the additional session judge in Surat. Against police of 14 days remand the court agreed for 11 days. Gurjar will now have to be re-produced before the court...

Mystery shrouds death of Latvian woman tourist in Kerala

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

Kovalam beach near Thiruvananthapuram is arguably the busiest tourist spot in Kerala but the fact is that it took more than a month for the State police to recover the body of Latvian woman Liga Skromane (33) from a deserted spot just a few kilometers from the beach since she...

2 Chinese killed in gas leak

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | Gandhinagar

Due to gas leakage two Chinese citizens were killed in Jamnagar district of Gujarat. Sources close to the development said the incident occurred in a Chinese cargo ship on the high seas off Rozy port situated in the district. In the incident, three other Chinese citizens were also injured. The...

TMC runs riot, BJP man killed

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Firm to stop Opposition members from filing nomination, armed TMC members run riot and killed a BJP minority cell leader Sheikh Dildar at Siuri-I block in Birbhumand district on Monday. At least 7-8 leaders received bullet injuries when they went to file nomination at the local BDO office. “My son a...

Actor Sri Reddy’s casting couch remark takes political twist

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | Omer Farooq | Hyderabad

The storm created by aspiring actress Sri Reddy’s allegations of “casting couch” in Telugu film industry has now taken a major political twist pitting the leading film actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan against the major Telugu media houses and ruling Telugu Desam party. What started with Sri Reddy’s “nude” protest...


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Quake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale felt in south Gujarat

22 Apr 2018 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A mild tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of south Gujarat, including Bharuch and Surat districts, though no damage was reported, officials said...

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Shelter homes for passengers soon at Khadgada terminal

26 Apr 2018 | ADREESH BHATTACHARYA | Ranchi

The Birsa Munda Bus Terminal at Khadgada from which numerous long route buses, including daily services to Delhi, Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata, operate will soon get shelter homes for the ease of passengers boarding and getting off in the wee hours. The Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has elaborate plans to make the inter-state bus terminal even more passengers centric so that this state of the art bus terminal can operate on...

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