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Kashmir assembly elections 2014: Voting ends, EC says over 65 percent voted

Kashmir assembly elections 2014: Voting ends, EC says over 65 percent voted Srinagar: This was the last phase and people are reported to have turned out in large numbers. The fifth and final phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully Saturday, with over 65 percent of the voters casting their ballot in […]

Saradha scam hits Mamata hard, minister arrested by CBI Kolkata/ New Delhi: Mamata Banerjee has challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah to arrest her in Saradha scam case. She has also alleged that her minister’s arrest by the CBI was a conspiracy hatched at highest level by central government. Earlier today in a […]

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Indian court bans Xiaomi sales and imports in India Xiaomi’s dream debut in the Indian market has met an unexpected hurdle. The company’s smartphone sale in the Indian market has been stopped for the time being by Delhi High Court on Ericsson AB’s plea that Xiaomi Corp. devices actually infringe its wireless technology patents. This […]

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Delhi cab driver accused of rape arrested New Delhi/Mathura: A 32-year-old cab driver accused of raping a 25-year-old working woman in Delhi Friday night was arrested Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura town, police said. Shiv Kumar Yadav was taken into custody from a hideout in Mathura, about 135 km south of the capital, Delhi Police […]

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Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday described the terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir as a “shameful act on the democratic process” in the state, which is witnessing a healthy turnout in assembly polls. Addressing a poll rally in Hazaribagh district, Modi also asked the Jharkhand electorate to vote for development in the state. “The […]

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Chandigarh: Tension is building up around the campus of the Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) sect near Punjab’s Jalandhar after the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing the state government to perform the last rites of sect guru Ashutosh within 15 days. Followers of the sect leader are adamant that he (sect leader) is in […]

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday he strongly disapproved of union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti’s controversial remark and urged the opposition not to disrupt the Rajya Sabha. The opposition, however, persisted with its demand for her sack from the council of ministers. Senior government members tried to pacify opposition members in the Rajya […]

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Washington: US President Barack Obama is very much impressed with the way Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken up the bureaucratic inertia inside India to improve the business climate in the country. “India- Modi has impressed me so far with his willingness to shake up the bureaucratic inertia inside of India,” he said speaking […]

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Why PM Narendra Modi should express public regret over Niranjan Jyoti expletives? It will send a signal that he wants his ministers to mend their ways, otherwise it will be taken as a tacit approval. New Delhi: This is the first biggest challenge that this government is facing. Tjhough its ministers and leaders have been […]

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Sharad Pawar rushed to Mumbai after fall. He reportedly sustained back, knee injuries Mumbai: Former defence minister and agriculture minister of India Sharad Pawar was reportedly injured earlier today when he slipped injuring himself. He was on his routinely morning walk when the incident happened. The senior politician who is also the NCP chief has […]

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Kashmiris vote despite boycott call: Govt. claims high voter turnout Srinagar: People braved a separatist boycott call and inclement weather to cast their ballots in the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections Tuesday. The army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district Tuesday morning, on a day […]

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Saint Sebastian’s Church in Delhi destroyed in mysterious fire New Delhi: A Catholic church in Delhi was gutted under mysterious circumstances Monday, police said. The caretakers of the church have alleged the involvement of some unidentified men in the fire. Police have not ruled out any possibility and have begun a probe. The blaze was […]

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Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) has caught over 2,000 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants at the border, BSF Inspector General Anil Paliwal said Monday. “We have been keeping a strict vigil on the border and are trying our best to prevent infiltration. Till October, we have apprehended 2,394 illegal immigrants, mostly from Bangladesh,” he said. The […]

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Raipur: Maoist guerrillas Monday gunned down 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers returning after a search operation in Chhattisgarh, officials said. Additional Director General of Police R.K. Vij told IANS that the dead included two senior officers. A CRPF source told IANS in New Delhi that the troopers were returning to their base after […]

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