Date wise Archive

Ranchi

Till two years ago, he was a dreaded Naxal with multiple cases filed against him and carried a reward of Rs 25 lakh on his arrest.

Shillong

Thousands of people took to the streets here Saturday demanding the inclusion of the Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.

Agartala

A man received bullet injuries on his lower abdomen inside an army camp at Shalbagaan in West Tripura district Saturday evening, police said.

Patna

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has assured the revamped Bihar unit that the party's interests will not be compromised while forming alliances, BPCC working president Kaukab Qadri said on Saturday.

Ahmedabad

The Congress's newly-formed `Civic and Social Outreach Cell' will provide a platform to "dissenting voices" of activists and NGOs ahead of 2019 elections, senior leader Madhusudan Mistry said here Sunday.

Guwahati

Days after the arrest of a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) operative from Kanpur and subsequent arrests of seven of his associates from the state, the Assam Police has intensified operations on terrorist activities here, Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia said on Satur

Guwahati

Children from remote villages of the Northeast and the national capital are engaged in understanding each other's culture and diversity in a unique way - by exchanging letters.

Kolkata

Amway India has launched a ‘Protein 4 Children’ campaign. As per a recent study published in the Indian Medical Gazette, protein deficiency is a major concern in India with more than 80% Indian diets being deficient in protein.

Chennai

Ruling AIADMK MLA S Karunaas was arrested here Sunday over some alleged provocative remarks made at a recent public meeting against the Chief Minister and police.

Lucknow

Undeterred by the BSP's recent alliance in Chhattisgarh and declaration of seats for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar said Sunday his party is "optimistic" of a grand alliance in the state for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

FAIZABAD (UP)

A committee of Hindu seers will meet in New Delhi next month to discuss strategy for construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey on Saturday said the party is making efforts to ensure that the Ram temple is constructed through consensus.

Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government has refuted suggestions that it released Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad from custody under the NSA for the sake of Dalit votes, saying he was allowed to walk free as normalcy has now returned to Saharanpur.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma Sunday expressed concern over incidents of attacks on scribes, saying he favours bringing a law to ensure security of journalists in the state.

NEW DELHI

The CISF, which boasts of a premier and unique security consultancy wing, will undertake a comprehensive protection and anti-fire cover audit for the next year's Kumbh Mela to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad, officials said Sunday.

Report by: 
Pradeep Kapoor

Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav is facing threat from uncle Shivpal Yadav, who is now working to cause a split in the crucial Yadav and Muslim votes ahead of the crucial 2019 general elections.

2000 vacancies to be filled-up by Nov 18 < Modi to arrive soon < NDA govt. to stay for long < 26 lakh extra for tsunami-hit farmers
Report by: 
Agencies

As elected Member of Parliament from the Andaman and Nicobar Parliamentary Constituency, I’ve always strived to work for the welfare of all section of people of the Islands, irrespective of caste, creed or religion. But false reports are being spread about me being inclined towards a particular community,” asserts Mr Ray.

Report by: 
EOI BUREAU

“The Andaman and Nicobar Islands has embarked on a path of unprecedented development during the last four years of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government.

Mohd. Iqbal has been continuously teaching yoga since 2011 to school children and about 90 children are presently attending classes at GSS Junglighat
Report by: 
NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

At a time when serious efforts were being made by some sections to create communal disharmony in the society, came this Yoga instructor, a teacher in Education Department, Mohd. Iqbal, committed to his mission to teach yoga to school children.

Port Blair

Sant Nirankari Mandal branch Junglighat, Port Blair under the banner of Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation organised its 19th Blood Donation Camp held at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Junglighat in association with A&N Aids Control Society on 23rd September, 20

Rs 5 lakh health cover per family per year < Gold cards distributed to beneficiaries < Secondary and tertiary care through EHCPs Admn. to ensure cent percent coverage for world’s biggest government-sponsored healthcare scheme: LG
Report by: 
Agencies

The Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) was launched in the country on Sunday by the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi from Ranchi, Jharkhand.  At a state level function held in the auditorium of GB Pant Hospital here, the Lt.

Port Blair

Violent protests were reported near the residence of the former Chairperson of Municipal Council, Mr IP Singh, on Sunday.

Port Blair

On the occasion of Pitru-Paksh Chinmaya Mission will be organising Shrimad Bhagwat katha from 30th September to 7th October 2018 at Mission Auditorium. On September 30 , Kalash Yatra will begin from Gandhi park at 8 am and will reach at Mission Auditorium.

NEW DELHI

An epic historical novel by Bangladeshi literary great Mir Mosharraf Hossain centred on events that led to the battle of Karbala has been translated into English.

Author: 
Sankar Ray

There is no denying that Pakistan’s charismatic Prime Minister Imran Khan Niazi will leave no nerve unstrained to carve a niche to prove that he is not just another premier while it will be naïve to speculate that he plans to get out of the cocoon of rightwing populism. Nonetheless, the impression is that the kaaptan will not indulge in dynastic or nepotistic politics nor give in to the lure of corruption. Some decisions, already announced, are unprecedented.

Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

The sexual harassment complaint against P K Sasi, the CPI(M) MLA representing the Shoranur constituency, has put the party in a tight spot.
What has invited people’s wrath is that the party took almost three weeks – that is the public perception although the party has denied it – to look into the complaint.

If the BJP has to win the 2019 elections and come back to power, it has to ensure that it bags the majority of seats in four major States of the Hindi belt – Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar. A broad unity of the major political parties in these States, the SP, the BSP, the Congress and strong local parties like the RJD in Bihar and the RLD in UP, will put paid to BJP’s dream of ruling India for another five years. It was expected that efforts will be made to prevent such a unity.