Date wise Archive

Lucknow

Weeks after vacating official bungalows on the posh Vikramaditya Marg here, SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav have sought approval from the Lucknow Development Authority for construction of a guest house and library in the same area.

Tuticorin

Over a month after the unbridled violence during an anti-Sterlite protest here that claimed 13 lives, some locals involved in the incidents have claimed they were "brainwashed" by a Left outfit to picket the district collectorate.

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Governor P Sathasivam has asked his office to remit the requisite fine for violation of speed limit by his official vehicle two months ago, setting an example and exercising a sobering effect on the 'high- profile' violaters of the traffic rule.

Dhule

The lynching of five nomads in a remote village of this district of Maharashtra last Sunday was spontaneous, according to a top police official.

Hyderabad

The nearly nine decade-old "Mississippi" aircraft hangarat Gowliguda here, used by the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation for city bus services, collapsed today. However, no one was injured in the incident.

Jammu

The Army has rescued over 250 passengers trapped due to massive landslides on the Mughal Road in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an official said here today.

Chennai

The DMK today urged the Tamil Nadu government to cancel the appointment of senior IPS official T K Rajendran as Director General of Police (DGP), made last year.

Bengaluru

In a big relief to the farm sector, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today announced a mega Rs 34,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme in the maiden budget of the Congress-JDS coalition government.

NEW DELHI

The whodunit might be solved but the mystery of how and why 11 members of a family died in their home in north Delhi's Burari locality will endure, with its suggestion of occult practices spotlighting bizarre rituals ending in human sacrifices that exist in many parts

Kochi

The police probing the 'brutal' killing of an SFI leader today decided to seek legal opinion on whether the case allegedly involving activists of an Islamic outfit attracts provisions under anti-terror law.

Author: 
Dr. Arun Mitra

July the 7th will always be remembered as a historical day. On this day in 2017 the world community decided to vote for complete nuclear disarmament and save the world from catastrophe that could threaten the very existence of mankind. It wasn’t an easy task. The UN General Assembly passed a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) with 122 countries voting in favour of the resolution. Only one country, the Netherlands voted against while Singapore abstained.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

For BSP supremo Mayawati the 2019 Lok Sabha election is an opportunity to consolidate her grip on the dalits and untouchables of Uttar Pradesh and resuscitate her own image as a dalit champion. Unfortunately her impulsive political actions of the past have given her a negative hue.

Even as the Congress gears itself up for the next general elections at the national level, regaining a good deal of its elan under Rahul Gandhi’s leadership, its West Bengal unit is sinking deeper into internecine quarrels and organizational dystrophy. Many senior leaders of the Pradesh Congress do not see eye to eye with the PCC president and usually stay away from meetings called by him. The differences between the party chief and the chief of the party’s legislative wing are well known.