Beleaguered liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya has claimed that he is victim of a witch-hunt based on a false case against him after the UK High Court granted him permission to appeal against his extradition order. The 63-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss, wanted in India to face alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to Rs […]

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BSP chief Mayawati on Friday hit out at both the national parties The BSP president said that both the parties are equally responsible for atrocities committed on the people belonging to the tribal community. She also said that the Congress during its rule ousted tribals from forest and some of them later became Naxals. The […]

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More than 900 children were reported ill and none of them died after consuming mid-day meals across the country in last three years, according to HRD Ministry officials. The ministry had received 35 complaints from 15 states and Union Territories regarding substandard food quality during the same period. A total number of 930 children were […]

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Incessant rains during the last couple of days have led to floods in several districts in Bihar, displacing more than a lakh people in the state, reported The Indian Express. The floods have affected nearly 18 lakh people across nine districts – Madhubani, Sheohar, Darbhanga, Araria, Muzaffarpur, East Champaran, Supaul, Kishanganj and Sitamarhi districts. In […]

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Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has accused the BJP of practicing vendetta politics after his name was added to the anti-land mafia portal. Speaking to reporters about FIRs filed against him, Khan said that the BJP government was targeting him ever since he won the Lok Sabha elections from Rampur. He said that all the […]

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The Supreme Court Monday dismissed pleas seeking direction to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to frame gender-neutral safety guideline for all, especially women, in the court premises across the country. A bench, comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose, however, asked the Art of Learning Foundation and Kirti Ahuja, […]

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Delhi witnessed traffic snarls on major thoroughfares on Tuesday morning due to the movement of kanwariyas. According to a senior traffic police officer, roads near Kalindi Kunj and the highway to Gurgaon were the most affected. The traffic movement will become normal by the afternoon, they said. According to the advisory, due to heavy pedestrian […]

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The Jammu and Kashmir Policy Planning Group of the Congress Party met on Friday hours after the Jammu and Kashmir administration decided to suspend the annual Amarnath Yatra. During the meeting, the party expressed concern on the situation in the valley days after100 companies of additional troops were deployed. The group that met under the […]

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Hours after the BJP-led Centre announced scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and also announced its bifurcation into two Union Territories, the Congress seems to be a divided house. While its Rajya Sabha leaders like Ghulam Nabi Azad and P Chidambaram are of the view that the party must oppose the bill, some […]

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Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday recalled one of his achievements in bringing the information technology and telecom revolution in the country. He said to celebrate his fathers 75th birth anniversary, the Congress will organise memorial events across the country. The former prime ministers birth anniversary falls on August […]

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