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 […]

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 […]

Will convert you to Islam: Owaisi to accused who cut Muslim man’s beard

Hyderabad : Few days after a Muslim man was forced to shave off his beard following an altercation in Gurugram, Muslimeen”>All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi has threatened the accused that he would be “converted to Islam”. Strongly reacting to the Haryana incident, Owaisi further said that he would make the accused grow a beard. “Muslim man’s beard was shaved off. Those […]

Rahul’s hugging act was childish: JDS

Bengaluru : Janata Dal-Secular (JDS), which forms a coalition government with the Congress party in Karnataka, on Monday said that the Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s act of hugging the Prime Minister Narendra Modiwas childish. Speaking to ANI, the JDS Karnataka state president, said, “It is not just me who is saying this; the whole country is saying […]

Kerala priest arrested for issuing death threat to President

Thrissur : Jayaraman, a priest at Chirakkal Bhagavathi Temple in Kerala‘s Thrissur , was arrested after he allegedly called up the police control room and threatened to assassinate President Ram Nath Kovind. Soon after receiving the call, a police team traced the details and took Jayaraman into custody. According to Thrissur Superintendent of Police (SP), MP Dinesh, the temple priest was […]

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