Day: October 6, 2018

UP dy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya’s father passes away

October 6, 2018 11:59 pm

Lucknow: The father of Uttar Pradesh deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya passed away here Saturday. He was 80. In a tweet, the deputy chief minister said: “An extremely sad moment in my life. Today, my father Shyam Lal Maurya passed away at 3.30 pm.” UP Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) media coordinator Rakesh Tripathi said […]

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Arrests on US Capitol steps ahead of vote on top judge

Arrests on US Capitol steps ahead of vote on top judge

October 6, 2018 11:53 pm

Washington: Police on Saturday began arresting protesters who had gathered just feet (metres) from the entrance to the United States Capitol building, despite a barricade blocking off the area, as legislators inside prepared to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaughto the Supreme Court. The group of about 150 who somehow got around the newly-erected barricade were among […]

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RLD leads farmers' rally against BJP over police brutality in Ghaziabad

RLD leads farmers’ rally against BJP over police brutality in Ghaziabad

October 6, 2018 11:27 pm

Ghaziabad: Scores of farmers of Modinagar area led by RLD vice-president Jayant Chaudhary carried out Saturday a protest rally against the BJP government. Addressing the rally, Chaudhary said the BJP government is anti-farmer. He said the farmers were brutally beaten by the Delhi Police on the orders of central government on October 2 during a […]

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Alliance with Cong a 'democratic compulsion';Chandrababu Naidu

Alliance with Congress a ‘democratic compulsion’;Chandrababu Naidu

October 6, 2018 11:22 pm

Amaravati: Justifying his party’s alliance with Congress,TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu Saturday claimed it was a ‘democratic compulsion’ due to ‘historic reasons’ and was done after TRS spurned his offer for a tie up. Naidu also indicated that Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao poured cold water on his plans to emerge as a […]

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana has grown substantially in Odisha

October 6, 2018 11:19 pm

Bhubaneswar: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Saturday said Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana has grown substantially in Odisha with LPG penetration rising from 20 lakh households in 2014 to 73 lakh. Within a span of less than 3 years PradhanMantri Ujjwala Yojana has grown leaps and bounds in Odisha taking the LPG penetration from 20 per cent […]

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Pope Francis

Pope says Church can no longer tolerate silence on sexual abuse

October 6, 2018 11:10 pm

Vatican City: Pope Francis said Saturday that silence on sexual abuse can “no longer be tolerated” as he ordered an investigation into Vatican archives concerning former archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick, who resigned in July. “Both abuse and its cover-up can no longer be tolerated,” said Francis in a Vatican statement in which he declared […]

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Odisha’s CM flags train carrying senior citizens on a pilgrimage

October 6, 2018 11:00 pm

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday flagged off a train carrying senior citizens on a pilgrimage at Balasore railway station through video conferencing. Under the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana (BNTYY) programme of the state government around 3,000 pilgrims get an opportunity to go on a pilgrimage every year. The train will take senior […]

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Williams takes fight to South Africa in final ODI

October 6, 2018 10:56 pm

Paarl: Sean Williams hit a half-century to lead an improved batting performance by Zimbabwe in the third and final one-day international against South Africa at Boland Park on Saturday. The left-handed Williams made 69 in a Zimbabwe total of 228 as the tourists regained some pride after being bowled out for 117 and 78 in […]

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‘I don’t always agree what President Trump tweets,’ says First lady

October 6, 2018 10:48 pm

Cairo: Melania Trump says she has, at times, told the president to put his phone down. And she says she doesn’t always agree with what he tweets. The US first lady spoke briefly with reporters on Saturday as she was wrapping up a four-country tour of Africa with a visit to the pyramids and the […]

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Rahul promises implementation of tribal rights bill in poll-bound states

October 6, 2018 10:46 pm

Morena (MP): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the BJP of giving a raw deal to tribal communities, farmers, Dalits and women while helping the rich. He promised to implement the tribal rights bill in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. The Congress president was speaking at a rally of tribals and farmers organised […]

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