Ranchi, June 24 : Five people involved in the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand have been arrested while two policemen have been suspended. “Two cops, one Sub Inspector and one Assistant Sub Inspector, have been suspended for dereliction of duty. Five people have been arrested so far,” said a Deputy Superintendent of Police […]

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New Delhi, June 24 : Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not taking any action against its MP Pragya Thakur who had described the killer of Mahatma Gandhi as a “patriot”. Azad also criticised the government over the issue of mob lynchings which he said has […]

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Lucknow, June 24 : Three weeks after she called off the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has launched a tirade against SP President Akhilesh Yadav by calling him ‘anti-Muslim. Mayawati said that Akhilesh Yadav had asked her to not give tickets to Muslims as it would result in religious polarization. […]

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New Delhi/Jaipur, June 24 : Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last week after a lung infection, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75. “Saini was admitted in the hospital on June 22. He passed away today (Monday) […]

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New Delhi/Ahmedabad, June 24 : External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who was nominated to contest from a Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat hours after he joined the BJP on Monday, landed in Ahmedabad in the evening to file his nomination on Tuesday. Along with Jaishankar, who was inducted into the Union Cabinet by Prime Minister […]

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Agra, June 24 : The inordinate delay in granting permission for construction of a barrage on the Yamuna in Agra, about one-and-a half km from the Taj Mahal, could end up endangering the monument of love. According to experts, the Taj Mahal is built on massive wooden slippers that have shrunk over the years because […]

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Srinagar, June 24 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday welcomed the separatist Hurriyat Conference’s offer of talks with the Central government. Lok Sabha MP and National Conference leader Abdullah said, “After the state Governor said the Hurriyat leaders are ready to talk to the Centre, it is […]

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Amaravati, June 24 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday ordered the demolition of Praja Vedika, an extension of his predecessor N. Chandrababu Naidu’s residence at Undavalli here. He announced the decision during the district collectors’ conference at the same premises. Stating that Praja Vedika was a structure built in violation […]

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Mumbai, June 24 : Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday. Acharya is the third top official to quit RBI before completing their term. The first being former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and second being former Governor Urjit Patel. […]

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