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The opposition RJD in Bihar today claimed that there was a stampede-like situation within the NDA in Bihar with many MLAs of the ruling coalition willing to switch sides. RJD national vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh made the claim while rubbishing reports that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and the BJP...
The Congress today demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's apology for calling it a party for Muslim men only and said the remark showed his "sick mentality". Terming the prime minister a "peddler of untruths", the Congress also challenged him to discuss his allegations against the opposition party in Parliament during...
The BSE Sensex turned choppy after rising over 117 points in opening trade, amid weak Asian cues and foreign fund outflows. The broader Nifty, too, slipped below the 11,000-mark. The 30-share index fell 74.69 points, or 0.20 per cent, to 36,466.94 after touching a high of 36,558.71 in opening trade. Sectoral indices...
A female flight attendant allegedly committed suicide after jumping from the terrace of her residence in south Delhi's Hauz Khas, police said today. Anisiya Batra was in her 40s and worked with a German airline. She allegedly jumped from the terrace of her house on Friday, they said. Her husband rushed...
In Madhya Pradesh, 68 HIV positive children have been admitted to private schools for the current academic session under Right to Education (RTE) act. TheDispatch reported that Madhya Pradesh is the first state to implemented landmark decision of Supreme Court in which Court had asked all state to include...
Surat police today said the woman who had lodged a rape case against former BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali, which led to his ouster from the party, was untraceable. The 21-year-old victim, a resident of Surat, had written to the police on July 10 seeking registration of a rape case against...
Technology has entered society like a parasite and is a threat to humanity in several ways, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi today said. Speaking on the 81st birth anniversary celebration of late journalist Prabhash Joshi at the Satyagrah Mandap, near Rajghat here, the MP from Kanpur said with advancement...
A station house officer (SHO) in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district lodged a complaint against himself and two of his colleagues for failing to prevent an alleged incident of cow slaughter in his area today. After taking charge of the Kharkoda police station in Meerut, SHO Rajendra Tyagi had made some...
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and met the country's Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa to discuss ways to further strengthen the bilateral ties. Ms Swaraj, who arrived in Manama on Saturday on a two-day visit, also co-chaired the second...
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore has said that government has no intention to control social media. Addressing the valedictory session of Youth Parliament at Karnavati University, Uvarsad near Gandhinagar yesterday, he said social media will have to exercise self-restraint. Col Rathore said the aim of Ek...