Voting begins in Karnataka

Voting begins in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Voting for the 224-member assembly began across Karnataka at 7 am on Saturday. The polling, which began at 58,546 polling stations, each equipped with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs), will conclude at 6 pm. The election in two constituencies, Jayanagar and R.R. Nagar, has been postponed. In Jayanagar, the polling has been deferred due to the death […]

Discussed trade deficit with PM Modi: Nepal’s Foreign Minister

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day state visit to Nepal, on Friday met Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, the Foreign Minister of Nepal. Issues related to the trade deficit and low pace of the implementation of previous agreements were addressed during the delegation level talks held between them, Gyawali told ANI. He said […]

Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

Unnao: The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime. The victim said, “I demand the death penalty for Sengar for raping me and for the murder of my father.” The victim’s uncle said, […]

PML(N) leader, 3 others injured in grenade attack in Karachi

PML(N) leader, 3 others injured in grenade attack in Karachi

Karachi : A local Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader and three others were wounded in an alleged targeted hand grenade attack at Karachi’s Layari on Wednesday. As reported by the Geo News, PML (N) leader Aqeel Rehmani was shot at six times continuously by a group of unidentified suspects near Ghareeb Shah Mazar. The law enforcement agencies […]

GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply

Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has revealed that they again wrote to the Centre, demanding exemption of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) being levied on ‘langar‘ (community meal) service at Gurudwaras across the country, but received no reply. “We’ve written letters to the government, but haven’t got any reply. We want the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to […]

Raman Singh takes dig at Rahul’s upcoming roadshow in Chhattisgarh

Raipur : As Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is set to conduct a massive roadshow in Chhattisgarh, state Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said he is welcome to hold the rally on ‘well-constructed roads of the state.’ Taking a jibe at the Congress chief, Singh said that the road of Chhattisgarh is not like Amethi (Rahul’s constituency), it is good for bike rides. “He can take out bike rally […]

K’taka poll: PM Modi, Adityanath, Rahul Gandhi to address rallies today

K’taka poll: PM Modi, Adityanath, Rahul Gandhi to address rallies today

New Delhi  : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will address four rallies in Karnataka‘s Bangarpet, Chikkaamagaluru, Belagavi and Bidar districts. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also has his schedule planned in the poll bound state. He would be holding meetings in Hubali, at Rattihalli Ground and Sahakarnagar in the city. Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will also be holding meetings […]

Unnao rape accused BJP MLA shifted to Sitapur Jail

Unnao : Unnao rape case accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar on Tueday was shifted from the Unnao Jail to Sitapur Jail. Sengar was shifted after the victim’s family had made an appeal in the Allahabad High Court to shift him. He is the main accused in the Unnao rape case. Earlier in April, the Uttar Pradesh government had withdrawn the […]

BJP ‘import’ versus Congress ‘import’

BJP ‘import’ versus Congress ‘import’

New Delhi : As the Karnataka Assembly elections are around the corner, the battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress is becoming more personal. The BJP on Tuesday took a pot shot at former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, referring to her with her birth name – Antonio Maino, which she gave up […]

Dress not reason behind rape: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi : Calling for a change in mindset, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, it is ridiculous to claim that a woman’s attire is the reason behind a rape. She further questioned, if the dress is the reason, then why does an elderly woman or a toddler is sexually abused. “What efforts can be made by external […]