PM’s advice on deaf ears: BJP MLA calls Mamata Banerjee ‘Surpanakha’

  Lucknow: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned the BJP motormouths to keep quiet and not get carried away while making statements on “relevant issues”, Surendra Singh, a lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia on Tuesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was playing role of “Surpanakha”. He said Mamata being the CM […]

Asaram gets life imprisonment for raping teenager

  New Delhi: A self-styled godman Asaram was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by Jodhpur court after holding him guilty of raping a teenage girl in his ashram five years ago. After Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Asaram is the second powerful spiritual leader being convicted Special judge Madhusudan Sharma’s verdict, which […]

Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Navi Mumbai

  Navi Mumbai:A massive fire broke out in a chemical factory in Navi Mumbai’s Belapur in the wee hours of Wednesday. The entire factory was gutted by the blaze. According to reports, the blaze is said to have razed four other factories in the area and destroyed property worth crores of rupees. As many as […]

Thackeray lashes out at Maharashtra govt

  Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday lashed out at the Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying it was “good for nothing”, and demanded a separate Home Minister for the state. At present, Fadnavis holds the Home portfolio. Thackeray’s comments came after a local Sena leader, Sachin Sawant, was shot […]

BJP’s ally IPFT threatens agitation over modality committee in Tripura

  Agartala: The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), an ally of the ruling BJP in Tripura, threatened to launch a movement on Wednesday unless an “inter-ministerial modality committee” was formed within the next three months and also demanded another cabinet berth in the Biplab Kumar Deb ministry. The “inter-ministerial modality committee” would study the […]

Siddaramaiah-BJP face off over north Indian ‘imports’ jibe

Siddaramaiah-BJP face off over north Indian ‘imports’ jibe

  Bengaluru: Mocking at the Karnataka BJP unit, chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath “North Indian imports” in the May 12 election campaign and said it had no leaders in the state. Siddaramaiah also said BJP’s chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa had been […]

No untoward incident so far after Asaram conviction: MHA

No untoward incident so far after Asaram conviction: MHA

New Delhi: No untoward incident has been reported so far from anywhere in the country in the wake of the conviction of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu by a Jodhpur court today, the Home Ministry said. The ministry is also keeping itself abreast of the prevailing situation, particularly in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana, said a Home […]

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