Besides Amethi, Rahul may contest from south India too
New Delhi: Amid demands from party activists, Congress President Rahul Gandhi may contest the Lok Sabha polls from a seat in Karnataka apart from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh where his candidature has already been announced.
Re-audit, fix blame by evening: CM on FOB crash
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday asked for an immediate probe to "fix primary responsibility by the evening" on all those behind the foot-overbridge (FOB) collapse that claimed six lives.
Kodi mutt seer gets EC notice for predicting poll outcome
Bengaluru: Yadagiri assistant election officer Shankara Gowda Somanala has served a notice to Kodi Mutt seer Sri Shivananda Shivayogi Rajendra Swamiji for predicting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become prime minister again.The Seer has been given 48 hours time to respond to the notice.
Stalin son-in-law Sabareesan booked
Chennai: The city police on Thursday booked Sabareesan, son-in-law of M.K. Stalin for allegedly spreading rumours about Deputy Speaker V. Jayaraman.
Mumbai footbridge toll rises to 6, 30 hurt
Mumbai: At least six persons were killed and another 30 injured, including some critically, when a portion of an overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down on Thursday.
Huge cache of explosives seized in West Bengal
Kolkata: The West Bengal CID has seized huge cache of explosives, including electric detonators and gelatin sticks, in West Bengal's Bankura district, a senior officer said on Thursday, March 14.
Jaish chief stayed in Ashok & Janpath hotels in Delhi in 1994
New Delhi: Details emerging from Pulwama mastermind Maulana Masood Azhar's interrogation report -- when he was in Indian captivity for five years -- reveal that like 26/11 perpetrator David Coleman Headley, he too roamed around India without any fear. On exiting IGI, like Headley, he too was driven to the Ashok Hotel slapbang in the middle of LBZ and the heart of India's diplomatic community (Headley had stayed at the Mumbai Taj and got GPS coordinates for all the locations for 26/11).
At least four killed in Mumbai footbridge collapse
Mumbai: At least four persons were killed and another 30 injured, including some critically, when a portion of a overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down on Thursday, March 14.
Twitterati call for banning Chinese products in India
New Delhi: With China blocking India's bid to list Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the call for banning Chinese products has renewed in India with yoga guru Ramdev and Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy leading the charge on Twitter.
SC reserves order on government plea on Rafale documents
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the government's plea claiming privilege over the documents filed by petitioners - former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, journalist-turned politician Arun Shourie and activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan - in connection with the Rafale case.
NCP releases first list of 12 candidates
Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday released its first list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, including one of ally Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana and one from Lakshadweep Islands.
Trinamool's Arjun Singh joins BJP
New Delhi: Trinamool Congress strongman and MLA Arjun Singh on Thursday, March 14, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here in the presence of senior party leaders.
Gandhi family loyalist Tom Vadakkan joins BJP
New Delhi: In a jolt to the Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Tom Vadakkan, its spokesperson and until now a Nehru-Gandhi family loyalist, on Thursday, March 14, joined the BJP complaining about "dynastic politics".
India-Pakistan Kartarpur meet underway
Attari (Punjab): Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.