The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up a team of experts to investigate the incident of wall collapse at Pimpripada in Malad, in which 26 people were killed. The team, which comprises experts from the IIT Bombay and Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), has been asked to submit a report within 15 days, an […]

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By Manoj CG Zeeshan Shaikh The young vs old battle in the Congress was out in the open on Sunday as two close associates of Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Milind Deora, made public their resignation from their respective party posts ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting. This will mount pressure on the elders […]

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As many as 29 people have lost their lives due to lightning in the last 36 hours in Bihar. This is the highest death toll due to lightning this monsoon season. On July 20, 11 people were killed in lightning strikes across the state. Even as Jamui recorded maximum of eight deaths, Aurangabad saw 7 […]

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VVIP Chopper Scam: Businessman Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, escaped from the Enforcement Directorates (ED) custody in Delhi on Saturday morning, news agency ANI reported. It said that Puri was slated to appear before the ED in connection with AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and was asked by an official to […]

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After much speculations, the first cabinet expansion of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Raj Bhavan has said. The swearing-in will take place at 11 am in Lucknows Gandhi auditorium. The reshuffle may see inclusion of new ministers to fill up slots that were created in last […]

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A Mumbai court sentenced gangster Chhota Rajan and five others on Tuesday to eight years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2012 attempt-to-murder case lodged against them by a hotelier. Special court judge A T Wankhede convicted the six under various sections of the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) and the Indian Penal […]

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The Congress expressed concern on Tuesday over the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the government to initiate a political dialogue on the issue by taking opposition leaders into confidence and allowing them to visit the state freely. Senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said opposition leaders should be allowed to visit Jammu and […]

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The Congress accused the Centre of targeted harassment of its leaders to divert the attention of people from its failures as senior party leader D K Shivakumar was questioned by the ED for the second consecutive day on Saturday in a money laundering case. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala in a statement said that in […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for home after attending the G-7 Summit in this French town where he also held bilateral talks with a number of world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, and spoke on issues like climate change and digital transformation. Au revoir France! Closing the curtains on an action-packed 3-nation […]

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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has accepted the language challenge given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that every Indian should learn at least a word a day in any Indian languages other than his\/her mother tongue. On Friday, Tharoor has called this a departure from Hindi dominance. As part of the challenge, he translated the word […]

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