Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

Mumbai, Dec 4: Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of ’70s and ’80s, died today. He was 79. Actor Randhir Kapoor, son of veteran actor Raj Kapoor, confirmed the news. “Yes he has passed away. He had kidney problem since several years. He was on dialysis for several years,” Randhir Kapoor told […]

BJP pockets 14 of 16 mayoral seats in Uttar Pradesh, BSP bags 2

BJP pockets 14 of 16 mayoral seats in Uttar Pradesh, BSP bags 2

  Lucknow, Dec 1: The BJP swept the Uttar Pradesh civic polls today pocketing 14 of the 16 mayoral seats as Yogi Adityanath emerged on top in his first major electoral test after taking over as chief minister in March. The Congress faced the embarrasment of losing in its bastion Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituency […]

SC notice to government on plea to ban convicts from running parties

SC notice to government on plea to ban convicts from running parties

  New Delhi, Dec 1: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the responses from the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to restrain convicted persons from forming political parties and becoming their office-bearers for the period they are disqualified under the election law. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, while […]

NIA takes over probe into RSS leader’s murder in Punjab

NIA takes over probe into RSS leader’s murder in Punjab

  Ludhiana, Dec 1: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will now probe the sensational murder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana, Punjab. According to reports, the country’s apex investigating agency has been handed over the case. Earlier on November 22, the NIA had taken over the custody of Ramandeep Singh and […]

Rahul Gandhi questions Gujarat govt’s power purchase decisions

  New Delhi, Dec 1: In order to corner the ruling BJP in Gujarat, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain why four private firms were favoured for purchasing power during 2002-16 in his home state. Rahul Gandhi today took to Twitter and sought to know from the Modi-led […]

Heavy rain lashes South Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll mounts to 12

Heavy rain lashes South Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll mounts to 12

  Chennai, Dec 1: Heavy rains continued to batter coastal areas of Kerala and south Tamil Nadu on Friday, crippling normal life, even as Cyclone Ockhi lay centered about 80km north-northeast of Minicoy in Lakshadweep. The death toll in the two states in rain-related incidents rose to 12. As the toll due to Cyclone Ockhi […]

Delhi HC asks Omar to participate in maintenance case without delay

New Delhi, Dec 1: The Delhi High Court Friday directed former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to participate “without any delay” in the maintenance proceedings involving his estranged wife in a family court here. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said Omar should address the arguments in the matter before the family court on December […]

Ganga calls on Union Minister for MSME

Ganga calls on Union Minister for MSME

  New Delhi, Nov 30: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today called on Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh and discussed the proposed development projects for J&K. During the meeting, Ganga briefed the Union Minister about various development programmes and initiatives being taken up by […]

Omar challenges maintenance proceedings: HC reserves order

Omar challenges maintenance proceedings: HC reserves order

  New Delhi, Nov 29: The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s plea challenging the maintenance proceedings involving his estranged wife in a family court here. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said she would pass an order on Abdullah’s plea which has claimed that the petition […]