Kerala floods: Indian Navy deploys 21 teams for rescue operation

Kochi : On the seventh day of Operation Madad, Southern Naval Command deployed 21 rescue and diving teams with Gemini boats in flood-hit Kerala as the monsoon has intensified in the state. As the flood situation in the state is deteriorating day-by-day, a total of four teams went out on Wednesday to augment those already deployed in the areas. More […]

MP flash floods: 11 drown, over 30 stranded, rescue ops underway

Gwalior : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday informed that efforts are underway to rescue the people stranded in the Sultan Garh Waterfalls in Gwalior‘s Shivpuri, where 11 youth drowned after water level increased due to a sudden release of water from a dam. The chief minister took to Twitter and informed that, seven people have been rescued till now. Reportedly […]

Ministers visit AIIMS to enquire about Vajpayee’s health

New Delhi: Scores of political leaders visited All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday morning to enquire about the health condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Rajnath Singh“>Rajnath Singh, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, senior BJP leader LK Advani and daughter Pratibha Advani are among others who visited the […]

Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate ‘Gaj Mahotsav’ on Sunday

New Delhi: On the occasion of World Elephant Day on Sunday, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the four-day ‘Gaj Mahotsav’ event here. The festival, which will be flagged off on Sunday, is being organised by the Wildlife Trust of India, a wildlife conservation NGO, at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Arts, New Delhi, in association with the Ministry […]

Apologise or face legal action: TMC warns Amit Shah

Kolkata: All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O’Brien on Saturday warned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah of legal action if he fails to apologise for “blatantly lying” during the latter’s visit to West Bengal earlier in the day. “Amit Shah‘s meeting was a flop show, he has insulted Bengal today. He doesn’t understand the […]

Incessant rains in Kerala hampering tourism: Alphons

New Delhi: Union Minister KJ Alphons said incessant rainfall in Kerala has created a roadblock for tourism in the state, a month ahead of the peak tourist season here. Tourists are known to visit Kerala to witness its untouched greenery and the world-famous backwaters. However, Alphons, while speaking to ANI, said a number of tourists have cancelled their visit […]

Karunanidhi to rest at Marina: Madras HC rules in favour of DMK

Karunanidhi to rest at Marina: Madras HC rules in favour of DMK

The Madras High Court ordered the Tamil Nadu government to allot space at the Marina beach for Kalaignar Karunanidhi’s burial. In an emergency hearing on Wednesday regarding the allotment of land for burying the mortal remains of Karunanidhi, a bench consisting of Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court Huluvadi G Ramesh and Justice SS […]

‘This one time, can I call you Appa?’: Stalin  

‘This one time, can I call you Appa?’: Stalin  

In a touching letter to Late DMK President, M Karunanidhi, MK Stalin bid goodbye to his father, but not without a request. “This one time, can I call you Appa, Thalaivare?” wrote Stalin, making a reference to how he always addressed his father in public, as his leader and not as his father. “You always […]

DMK chief M.Karunanidhi passes away

DMK chief M.Karunanidhi passes away

Chennai : Doyen of Tamil politics, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief, M. Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 94.Tamil Nadu’s Kalaignar breathed his last at Kauvery Hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). “With deep anguish, we announce the demise of our beloved Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhion 07.08.2018 at 06 10 PM. Despite […]

Bombay HC to hear Abu Salem’s parole application

Bombay HC to hear Abu Salem’s parole application

Mumbai : Bombay High Court will on Tuesday hear matter filed by 1993 serial blasts convict Abu Salem, where he has sought a 45-day parole to get married. On April 21, Navi Mumbai Commissioner rejected Salem’s parole application, which he applied for his marriage. Salem had sought parole for 45 days to get married for the second time. The gangster is serving […]

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