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Clinical finish to anti-Naxal op

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The toll in the twin Naxal encounters undertaken in the jungles of Gadchiroli district in eastern Maharashtra went up to 37 on Tuesday, as the security agencies recovered bodies of 15 more Maoists killed in one of the two gun battles from the bed of the nearby Indravati river. The success...

Congress stained with Muslim blood: Khurshid

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

A major controversy erupted over Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid’s remarks at Aligarh Muslim University that the Congress hands are stained in blood. While the Congress distanced itself from his statement and Khurshid stuck to his stand, the ruling BJP got enough ammunition to hit out at...

Call to reject Opp bid to oust CJI timely, not hasty: V-P

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday hit back at his detractors, saying the decision to reject the Opposition’s motion to impeach the Chief Justice of India (CJI) was “timely and not hasty”. Speaking to a group of lawyers of the Supreme Court, Naidu is learned to have said, “Some hon’ble members...

Parliament not immune to casting couch, says Renuka Chowdhury

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury on Tuesday backed Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan’s casting couch comments saying it is the “bitter truth” of not just the film industry but all workplaces and even Parliament is not immune to it. “It’s the bitter truth. It is not just in the film industry. This...

SC bans construction in 1,797 unauthorised colonies in Delhi

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered stoppage of construction in about 1,797 unauthorised colonies of Delhi and asked the Centre to report on action taken to remove encroachments from public spaces and streets within two weeks. The order came after amicus curiae senior advocate Ranjit Kumar assisting the court with the...

Man who planned to kill Advani held as plot to murder Modi goes viral

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | CHENNAI

The Tamil Nadu Police on Monday night arrested Mohammed Rafiq, a 50-year- old convict in the 1998 Coimbatore bomb blast and now out of jail, on charges of plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The audio clip of the telephonic conversation between Rafiq and a car dealer named Prakash in...

V-P junks CJI impeachment notice

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In his capacity as Rajya Sabha Chairman, Vice-President of India M Venkaiah on Monday rejected the Congress-led Opposition’s notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, inviting a strong protest from the party, which is likely to move the SC against the decision. Seven Opposition parties led by...

BSY’s son won’t contest against Siddaramaiah Jr

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

In a surprise move, Lingayat strongman and State BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Monday declared that his son BY Vijayendra will not contest from Varuna constituency in Mysuru against Chief Minister Siddar-amaiah’s son Dr Yathindra. Yeddyurappa’s announcement at a meeting organised by the party at Nanjanagudu, near Mysuru, on Monday...

...soon after, judges confront CJI over Govt sitting on appointments

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Soon after Vice-President of India Venkaiah Naidu rejected the Congress-led Opposition’s notice for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, judges of the Supreme Court held a closed door meeting with the CJI and confronted him on the issue of the Government delaying appointment of judges despite SC...

RoadWatch app saving wildlife from deathtraps

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

Wildlife enthusiasts throughout India are updating about injured animals on RoadWatch — an android mobile application. The mobile app has recorded the data base of nearly 700 different animals that were injured on different stretches across the country. Figures compiled through the RoadWatch app have revealed staggering facts that the...


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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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Crorepati bank assistant in Vig net

25 Apr 2018 | PNS | CUTTACK

Basing on the allegations of acquisition of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income by Banking Assistant, Mayurbhanj Central Cooperative Bank Limited, Karanjia Sirish Chandra Mohanta, a Vigilance team raid several locations and traced his assets of Rs 1,10, 25,946. His residential house located at Dhatikabeda, Karanjia, house given on rent at Prasanti Vihar, Bhubaneswar, house given on rent located at Karanjia, and office room were simultaneously searched with search...

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