Day: March 16, 2019

Opposition alliance's mahagiravat certain: Modi

Book highlighting Modi govt’s decision launched

March 16, 2019 11:46 pm

New Delhi: A Marathi book highlighting the decisions taken by the Modi government, including on taxation and economy, was launched on Saturday in the national capital. The book, “Rashtriya Pratham Namo Sarvotam”, is written by chartered accountant Anand Deodhar, who is the brother of BJP national secretary Sunil V Deodhar. “I have tried to dismantle […]

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Sam Smith on gender identity I identify as non-binary

Sam Smith on gender identity: I identify as non-binary

March 16, 2019 11:46 pm

Los Angeles: Singer Sam Smith has opened up about his gender identity, saying that he identifies as a “non-binary”. In an interview with Jameela Jamil for her new series, “I Weigh Interviews”, the 26-year-old Grammy winner said he came to realisation about his identity when he read the stories of other people. “I’ve sometimes sat […]

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Grand alliance sealed in Jharkhand: Soren

Grand alliance sealed in Jharkhand: Soren

March 16, 2019 11:37 pm

Ranchi: The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Saturday said that the grand alliance in the state has been officially sealed for the Lok Sabha polls. The JMM, along with the Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Left Front and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) comprise the grand alliance in the eastern Indian state. “The fight against @BJPIndia & BJP4Jharkhand […]

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14-year-old girl raped by "exorcist" in Gujarat village

Minor girl raped in west Delhi

March 16, 2019 11:36 pm

New Delhi: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her tuition teacher’s father in west Delhi’s Punjab Bagh area, police said Saturday. The incident took place on Friday when the minor had gone to attend her tuition in the same locality where she resides, they added. After her school, she went to her grandparents’ house […]

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Keralite woman among 49 killed in NZ mosque shootings

March 16, 2019 11:33 pm

Kodungallur (Kerala): A Keralite woman was among the 49 people killed in the Christchurch terror attacks and this was confirmed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a Facebook post Saturday. “Death of Anshi Karippakulam (27) has been confirmed and her family has been intimated,” a top police official told PTI. Vijayan, in his Facebook post, […]

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Top leaders make a beeline to file nominations in AP

AP CM Naidu launches election campaign from Tirupati

March 16, 2019 9:10 pm

Tirupati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu Saturday mounted a strong attack on the YSR Congress alleging it was colluding with the BJP-led NDA and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi against his government. Launching his campaign for the April 11 Lok Sabha and State assembly polls after offering prayers at the Lord […]

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Illegal arms factory busted in Batala, two arrested

Illegal arms unit busted in Shamli, 2 held

March 16, 2019 9:01 pm

Muzaffarnagar (UP): An illegal arms factory was busted and two persons were arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district on Saturday, police said. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided the factory premises at Bhaisani village in Thana Bhawan area. Two musket guns, 24 pistols and other arms and ammunition were seized during the […]

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Make available quality drugs at affordable prices; VP

March 16, 2019 8:59 pm

Hyderabad: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Saturday stressed the need to make world class drugs available at affordable prices, with thrust on research and innovation. “There should be an unwavering commitment to high standards of quality in drug manufacturing and quality frameworks such as Good Manufacturing Practices should strictly be adhered to,” he said. Addressing […]

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Guj LS polls: Except five, all BJP & Cong candidates are crorepatis

K L Chishi is Congress’ candidate for Nagaland LS seat

March 16, 2019 8:29 pm

Kohima: The Congress Saturday announced that former chief minister K L Chishi would be its candidate for Nagaland’s lone Lok Sabha seat. Chishi, who served briefly as chief minister of Nagaland in 1990, had quit the Congress to join the BJP. Chishi contested the 2018 state elections unsuccessfully as BJP candidate from Atoizu A/C under […]

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Amarinder govt ‘reneged’ on poll promises: SAD

March 16, 2019 8:29 pm

Chandigarh: With the Amarinder Singh-led government completing its two-year tenure, the opposition SAD Saturday accused the Congress regime of “reneging” on its poll promises made during the 2017 assembly elections. “The Congress government has cheated and betrayed the trust of the people of Punjab by reneging on each and every promise made to farmers, khet […]

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