Day: March 15, 2019

Former Maharashtra NCP MP joins BJP

BJP veteran Devi Singh Bhati submits resignation

March 15, 2019 11:07 pm

Bikaner (Raj): BJP veteran Devi Singh Bhati on Friday submitted his resignation over giving ticket to party MP Arjun Ram Meghwal from Bikaner seat in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “I have sent my resignation to the party headquarters through e-mail. I had already apprised the party leadership in the state and the Centre about […]

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Modi Biopic: SC refuses urgent listing on plea seeking stay on film's release

Cricket seen as synonym for gentlemanliness, says SC

March 15, 2019 10:45 pm

New Delhi: Cricket is viewed as a “synonym for gentlemanliness” as it involves discipline, fair play and high standards of morality, the Supreme Court said Friday while underlining that the increasing interest in the game has raised issues of its regulation, control and management. A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph said […]

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Mizoram Assembly adopts two private resolutions

March 15, 2019 10:40 pm

Aizawl: Mizoram Assembly Friday adopted two private resolutions, one moved by an opposition member and another by a ruling party legislator. The first resolution moved by Vanlalhlana of the opposition Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) sought to put “pressure” on the Centre to implement the “United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 2007”. Vanlalhlana […]

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Ambedkar announces list of 37 Lok Sabha candidates

Ambedkar announces list of 37 Lok Sabha candidates

March 15, 2019 9:41 pm

Mumbai: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar Friday released a list of 37 Lok Sabha candidates who will contest the upcoming polls under the banner of his new political front, dealing a blow to Congress-NCP efforts to forge a grand alliance against the BJP in the state. They will contest the next month’s polls under the banner […]

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Liquor bottles to carry statutory warning: FSSAI

Man involved in illicit liquor trade arrested

March 15, 2019 9:38 pm

Ghaziabad: Sahibabad police arrested a man here on Friday for alleged involvement in illicit liquor trade, officials said. The arrested was identified as Anoop Singh, a native Afzalpur village in Sahibabad. Deputy Superintendent of Police Rakesh Mishra said on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday police personnel signalled a bike to stop near Karhera […]

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Delhi’s peak power demand to cross 7400 MW this summer

March 15, 2019 9:36 pm

New Delhi: The peak power demand in the national capital is likely to cross the 7,400 MW mark this summer, a power discom spokesperson said on Friday. The peak power demand last summer breached the 7,000 MW mark for the first time and reached 7,016 MW in July 2018. Noting that Delhi’s peak power demand […]

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n seventh heaven: BJP Cong manifesto aimed at 'balkanisation' of India: BJP 'lucky' about UP poll schedule

BJP finalises candidates for 6 LS seats in J-K

March 15, 2019 9:34 pm

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit on Friday said it has finalised candidates for six parliamentary constituencies in the state and will submit the list to the party’s parliamentary board in Delhi. The names were finalised at a meeting of the party’s state election committee which met here under the chairmanship of national vice […]

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Cong using abusive language against PM in poll desperation:BJP

PM Modi writes to NZ PM; condemns Christchurch attack

March 15, 2019 8:45 pm

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed “deep shock and sadness” over the death of scores of people in the heinous terrorist attack in New Zealand while stressing India’s strong condemnation of terrorism and of all those who support such acts of violence. In a letter to Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda […]

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Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Gujarat on Monday

Rahul attacks Modi over “false” promises to farmers

March 15, 2019 8:20 pm

Bargarh (Odisha): Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of deceiving people, mainly farmers, with false promises, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday asserted his party always keeps its words after winning elections. “We do whatever we say. We have always translated our words into action. The Congress does not make false promises to people like Modi does,” […]

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HC quashes criminal proceedings against Nitish in murder case

HC quashes criminal proceedings against Nitish in murder case

March 15, 2019 8:14 pm

Patna: The Patna High Court set aside the criminal proceedings initiated against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by a lower court in a 28-year-old murder case on Friday. Justice A Amanullah passed the order on an application moved by Kumar, who heads the Janata Dal (United). Kumar had challenged the proceedings initiated against him by the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM), Barh, who took cognizance […]

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