Jat Quota Stir/Andolan Continues, Bill to be presented in Haryana Assembly, Rajnath Singh Appeals for Peace, Jat Quota, Haryana Burning

Two teachers killed in Haryana accident

Jat Quota Stir/Andolan Continues, Bill to be presented in Haryana Assembly, Rajnath Singh Appeals for Peace, Jat Quota, Haryana Burning, Gurgaon Rohtak Delhi Haryana Quota Stir   22Feb 2016 – Latest on Jat Andolan/Crisis 29 Foreign nationals rescued . The Jat agitation, that claimed 12 lives, may end soon as the government on Sunday decided […]

10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The number of people abandoning their homes in border villages of Jammu and Kashmir crossed 10,000 Tuesday amid heightened tension following Pakistan shelling on the international border that killed a trooper Monday.“Following indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas along the international border by Pakistan yesterday (Monday), more people have abandoned their homes close […]

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam as Maagh Mela begins

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam as Maagh Mela begins

Allahabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, thousands of Hindu devotees Monday took the holy dip at the Sangam (the confluence of the three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) on the first day of the 44-day long Maagh Mela.The crowd count is expected to reach more than 25 lakh pilgrims over the course of the […]

Youth slaps Mamata’s nephew Abhishek at public meeting

Youth slaps Mamata's nephew Abhishek at public meeting

Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) An unidentified youth slapped Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, when he was addressing a public meeting in East Midnapore district Sunday.The party claimed it could be a planned attack on the life of Banerjee, widely perceived as his aunt’s political heir. The opposition […]

Agra records coldest day in 22 years

Agra records coldest day in 22 years

Agra, Dec 31 (IANS) Agra recorded its coldest day in 22 years Tuesday as the maximum temperature hovered around 10 degrees Celsius, an official said Wednesday.The weatherman said the day temperature in this Uttar Pradesh city was the lowest since 1992.Visibility was also reduced due to dense fog, delaying a number of trains, while many others […]

Chilly New Year’s Eve in Delhi

Chilly new year in new delhi

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a chilly New Year’s Eve here Wednesday and the moderate fog delayed over 100 trains, an official said.According to Northern Railways, 93 trains coming to the national capital were running late due to the fog, eight were rescheduled and two were cancelled.The day’s minimum temperature at 8.6 degrees Celsius, […]

Woman dead, three hurt in Bengaluru blast

Woman dead, three hurt in Bengaluru blast

Bengaluru, Dec 29 (IANS) A woman died and three other people were injured in a low-intensity blast near a restaurant in the city centre Sunday, a top police official said.“The woman, identified as Bhavani, who suffered head injury in the blast, succumbed in a private hospital, while the injured are undergoing treatment in the same hospital,” […]

Raghubar Das first non-tribal to become Jharkhand CM

Raghubar Das first non-tribal to become Jharkhand CM

Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Raghubar Das took oath here Sunday as Jharkhand’s 10th chief minister, the first non-tribal to do so.The 60-year-old Das, who will head a two-party coalition, made it to the venue to wild cheering by thousands of supporters after offering prayers at a Hanuman temple and a […]

One passenger shot in Bihar train robbery

One passenger shot in Bihar train robbery

Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) A group of armed criminals looted cash and valuables worth lakhs from passengers on a train in Bihar’s Saharsa district and shot a passenger, who tried to resist, police Saturday said.The robbery took place late Friday on the Samastipur-Banmankhi passenger train in Saharsa, about 200 km from Patna.“Armed criminals boarded the train […]

14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins in Uttar Pradesh

14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins in Uttar Pradesh

  Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) The 14-day Saifai Mahotsava started off late Friday at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and state ministers.The festival, which courted a lot of controversy last year because of its extravagance in the light […]