Counting of votes underway in Odisha

  Bhubaneswar, Counting of votes for 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 Assembly segments in Odisha began at 8 am on Thursday amid tight security, an official said. As many as 6,700 officials have been engaged in 63 centres across the state for the exercise, he said. Trends are expected to emerge after about an […]

Two militants killed in encounter in Kulgam

Two militants killed in encounter in Kulgam

Srinagar, Two militants were killed Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Acting on a credible input about presence of ultras in Gopalpora area of Kulgam, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police spokesman said. “During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired […]

BJP wants Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh to prove majority

BJP wants Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh to prove majority

Bhopal, The BJP in Madhya Pradesh Monday said the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in the state should prove majority in the Assembly.Leader of Opposition in Assembly Gopal Bhargava said his party will ask Governor Anandiben Patel to convene a special session of the state Assembly “to discuss important issues and test the Congress governments strength”. I […]

Pragya calls Godse ‘patriot’, apologises later & retracts statement

Pragya calls Godse ‘patriot’, apologises later & retracts statement

Bhopal, BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur Thursday kicked up a row as she called Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a “patriot”, but apologised for it hours later and withdrew the statement. The BJP distanced itself from her statement saying it did not agree with her, as “Mahatma […]

‘Modi wave’ coming from every home in India: PM, steps up attack on Cong

‘Modi wave’ coming from every home in India: PM, steps up attack on Cong

Ratlam(MP)/Solan(HP)/Bathinda(Pb),Crisscrossing three Hindi heartland states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said a ‘Modi wave’ is coming from every home in India and also escalated the attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. As the row over Gandhi’s close aide Sam Pitroda’s ‘hua to hua’ (it happened, so what) remark on the […]

Don’t shed crocodile tears, withdraw support to Cong govt in Rajasthan: PM to Mayawati

Don’t shed crocodile tears, withdraw support to Cong govt in Rajasthan: PM to Mayawati

Kushinagar/Deoria (UP),  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday mounted a scathing attack on BSP supremo Mayawati accusing her of “shedding crocodile tears” over the gang-rape incident in Rajasthan’s Alwar and demanded that her party withdraw support from the Congress government in that state if she is “serious”. On April 26, the victim was travelling with her […]

AAP brought ‘nakampanthi’ of governance to Delhi: PM

AAP brought ‘nakampanthi’ of governance to Delhi: PM

New Delhi,  In an apparent attack on the AAP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said they supported the ‘tukde-tukde’ gang and brought the “nakampanthi” model of governance to the national capital. He was addressing his first 2019 poll rally in Delhi at the Ramlila Maidan and was accompanied by the BJP’s seven Lok Sabha candidates […]

India headed for slowdown; Modi govt left economy in ‘dire straits’: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

India headed for slowdown; Modi govt left economy in ‘dire straits’: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

New Delhi,  Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said India is headed for an economic slowdown and accused the Modi government of leaving the economy in dire straits due to its “lack of economic vision”. Citing the latest economic growth figures to suggest an impending slowdown, the senior Congress leader also said the Indian […]

Three killed as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha

Three killed as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Three people were killed in separate incidents as cyclone Fani battered the Odisha coast Friday, officials said A teenager was killed when a tree came crashing down on him at a place within Sakhigopal police station area limits in Puri district Flying debris from a concrete structure hit a woman in Nayagarh district when she […]

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