Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Saturday launched a campaign in Odisha with an aim at increasing BJP members from 36 lakh to 50 lakh. The campaign will also lay an emphasis on strengthening the party at grassroots level. We are aiming at increasing the partys membership from 36 lakh to 50 lakh. The mega drive to […]

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A 30-year-old tribal woman was killed after three men, including a father-son duo, allegedly ran a tractor over her as a result of a land dispute in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, police said Sunday. The incident took place on Friday at Dhilari village, around 60 kms from the district headquarters, and the woman, Kiran […]

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Over 1.5 kg ornaments and coins were removed from the stomach of a mentally unstable woman at a government hospital in West Bengals Birbhum district, a doctor said. Ninety coins in the denomination of Rs 5 and Rs 10 and ornaments such as chains, nose rings, earrings, bangles, anklets, wrist bands and watches were found […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed Deputy Commissioners in the Kashmir Valley to reach out to the people to take stock of their requirements relating to ration, medicines and other daily needs and address them swiftly, officials said Friday. Malik, who is taking daily updates from his administration about the prevailing scenario […]

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Water has started receding in Maharashtras flood-hit Kolhapur district and the Mumbai-Bengaluru national highway, which has been closed due to water-logging for last six days, is likely to open on Monday, officials said. Continuous discharge of water from Almatti dam in Karnataka brought down the water level of the Panchganga river in Kolhapur where it […]

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday that the state had never seen such frustrated, desperate and directionless opposition in its history. Fadnavis, while addressing a press conference here, also said that opposition was unable to understand that EVM is a machine, which is unable to cast votes on its own. His statements come […]

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee received Bharat Ratna award from President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. Legendary late Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika and Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader late Nanaji Deshmukh were conferred Bharat Ratna posthumously. While Hazarikas son Tej Hazarika received the honour on his behalf, Chairman of Deendayal Research […]

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Ganesh Miskin, the hitman allegedly involved in the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, had also shot researcher Dr M M Kalburgi dead in August 2015, according to the special investigation team (SIT). SIT, probing the case, stated this in a charge sheet it filed in the district court of Hubballi-Dharwad on Saturday. The other accused […]

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Two days before bypolls in Gujarat for two Rajya Sabha seats on Friday, the Congress is believed to be moving its 65 legislators to Mount Abu in Rajasthan. The MLAs are likely to stay there for the next few hours to prevent any advances by the BJP that could lead to cross-voting. The main Opposition […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend a meeting of BJPs Jammu and Kashmir core group called here on Tuesday, with top party leaders, including its chief Amit Shah, set to discuss political atmosphere and partys preparedness for assembly elections whenever they are held, sources said. The likely presence of Modi and Shah in […]

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