Rahul to re-visit Karnataka, release Assembly ballots manifesto

Bengaluru: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will again pay a two-day social call to Karnataka from Thursday and release his party’s manifesto for the May 12 Assembly polls, a side official said. The Congress chief will social call Uttara Kannada district in northwestern part of the state, about 450 km from here, on Thursday to hold several public […]

Naroda Patiya verdict a ‘victory of truth’, says Maya Kodnani

Ahmedabad: Terming her acquittal in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case a victory of truth, past Gujarat Minister Maya Kodnani stated on Sunday she consistently had a belief that her innocence would be proven. “It is the victory of truth. I am glad that judge was served. Bhagwan ke ghar mein der hai andher nahi […]

President okays death to rapists of children, seizure of property

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to bring death penalty for those convicted of raping girls younger than 12 years besides clearing an additional ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. The President promulgated The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, approved by the Cabinet on Saturday that seeks to bring […]

India, China to work together on counter-terrorism, climate change

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated on Sunday that both New Delhi and Beijing have agreed to work together on the issues like terrorism, climate change, sustainable development and global healthcare. After holding bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of SCO foreign ministers’ meet, Swaraj, although addressing a joint press […]

Man accused of raping infant thrashed outside court

[India], Apr. 21 (ANI): A man, who arrested for allegedly raping and killing an infant girl, was thrashed by a mob when he was being taken to a local court in this place in the city on Saturday. As the police van carrying the accused reached the magisterial court here, people surrounded the van and thrashed him […]

Only people-centric policies can bring change: PM Modi

[India], Apr. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked bureaucrats to bring change in the lives of people Addressing civil servants at an event here, Prime Minister Modi said, “Lives of people will change when we keep them at the centre of all decisions. If we keep the common man at the centre […]

Abu Salem extortion case verdict deferred

[India], Apr. 21 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Saturday deferred pronouncement of demand in the 2002 extortion case involving 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem till April 28. Earlier in April, the court deferred demand in the stated case due to unavailability of the concerned judge. Salem had prior claimed that the prosecution did […]

Naidu breaks fast, says Centre wants to take hold of Andhra

[India], Apr. 20 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who broke his one-day hunger strike on Friday, stated that the Centre wants to take the authority into their hold. After ending his fast over ‘Centre’s non-cooperation with the state’, the Chief Minister said, “Centre wants to take hold of Andhra Pradesh, similar to […]

WB panchayat polls: Calcutta HC orders fresh dates for nomination, polls

[India], Apr. 20 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court on Friday sets aside it’s prior demand and directed the authority Election Commission to issue fresh extension for filing of nomination and polls in connection with the West Bengal Panchayat Election matter. On April 13, the West Bengal authority moved the division bench of the Calcutta High […]