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Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami

September 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occassion of Durga Ashtami. "Durga Ashtami greetings to everyone. May the blessings of Maa Durga bring joy, peace in our society and remove all forms of injustice," Modi tweeted. He also said that on the eighth day of Navratri, we pray to Maa Maha Gauri. "May her blessi...

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Actor Rajasekhar's mother passed away

September 27, 2017

'Dr Rajesekhar Family with mother' Actor Rajasekhar's mother Aandal Varadaraj passed away on Wednesday at Hyderabad. She was 82. She is survived by three sons and two daughters. Actor Rajasekhar is her second son. The last rites will be performed tomorrow morning in Chennai. ...

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Actor Dileep offered Rs 3 cr for abduction, Kerala HC told

September 27, 2017

KOCHI: The prosecution in the actress abduction case on Wednesday informed the Kerala High Court that arrested Malayalam actor Dileep had offered Rs 3 crore for abduction of the actress in February this year. The prosecution informed that Dileep offered Pulsar Suni Rs 1.50 crore for carrying out the abduction, and in case he gets caught in the act...

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'Chennai Express' producer surrenders in rape case

September 23, 2017

HYDERABAD: Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrendered to police here in connection with the alleged rape of a 25-year-old aspiring actress, hours after the Supreme Court dismissed his bail plea. The "Chennai Express" producer surrendered at the Hayathnagar police station on the city's outskirts around midnight. He will be produced before a court...

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Asianet TV office attacked in Kerala

September 21, 2017

ALAPPUZHA (KERALA): The office of the Alappuzha bureau of Asianet TV channel in Kerala was attacked on Thursday after the news network reported alleged involvement of a state minister in land encroachment. According to an anonymous source, the attack was result of the channel's series of reports on the alleged enchroachment of land by State Transp...

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IT raids S.M Krishna's son-in-law's firms

September 21, 2017

BENGALURU: Income Tax (IT) officials on Thursday conducted raids on former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna's son-in-law, V.G. Siddhartha's, firms here for tax evasion, a senior official said. "Raids were ongoing and officials are searching for evidences of tax evasion," IT Joint Commissioner S. Ramesh said here. Siddhartha, a businessman, i...

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Modi's birthday marked as 'Sewa Divas' by BJP

September 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Wishes poured in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday on Sunday, being observed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "Sewa Divas" or day of service. As the Prime Minister inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar project at Kevadia in Gujarat, BJP leaders and ministers took a lead in cleanliness and other campaigns. "On ...

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Shiv Sena criticises Modi’s bullet train project

September 14, 2017

Mumbai: Severely criticising the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, ruling NDA ally Shiv Sena on Thursday dismissed it as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “expensive dream” which will “loot the nation of Rs 108,000 crore”. Moreover, the newly-appointed Railway Minister Piyush Goyal — who is also the BJP treasu...

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PM Modi, Abe lay foundation stone of high-speed rail project

September 14, 2017

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project here. The ground-breaking ceremony of India's first bullet train project was performed at the Athletic Stadium near the Sabarmati railway s...

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Two young girls missing found dead in Etawah

September 14, 2017

Lucknow: Bodies of two young girls of Class 11 who went missing three days back from Kanpur suburb, were recovered from Etawah early on Thursday, police said. Yogita, 18, and Himani, 17, had gone missing from Rania in Kanpur rural on Monday. They were last seen leaving for school. They never returned. There is, however, no information about the t...

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