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Senior Congress leader Motilal Vora admitted to hospital

April 12, 2017

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and party Treasurer Motilal Vora was admitted to a city hospital following health complications, confirmed part sources on Tuesday. Vora was admitted to the Fortis Escorts hospital. According to the sources, Vora had gone to the hospital for general health check up where he was advised by the doctors to get admit...

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Kerala to make Malayalam compulsory till Class 10

April 11, 2017

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayalam will have to be taught compulsorily at all schools till Class 10 in the state irrespective of the syllabus, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media on Tuesday. An ordinance to this effect has already been inked by Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam. The new law also states that strict action, including Rs 5,...

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Telangana techie, who committed suicide in US, cremated

April 11, 2017

HYDERABAD: The body of a techie who allegedly committed suicide in the US last week was on Tuesday cremated at his home town Bhongir in Telangana. The relatives of Madhukar Reddy Gudur attacked his wife Swati, when she came to attend the funeral. Blaming Swati for his death, they asked her to go away. The incident led to tension. The woman along ...

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Budget session was meaningful, successful: Modi

April 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, addressing BJP MPs, expressed satisfaction on a successful Budget session, which he said had been "very meaningful and useful". "PM Modiji said the Budget session was very meaningful and useful. Talking about victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, he said that it was a 'successful sessi...

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NDA to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls under PM Narendra Modi's leadership

April 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Monday passed a resolution to fight 2019 Lok Sabha elections under leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said. “To continue with the development and poor welfare programs, NDA urges the citizens of the country to be determined to give huge majority to NDA under the leadership...

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Tendulkar, Rekha worst in attendance among 12 nominated Rajya Sabha MPs

April 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actress Rekha are the worst performers in attendance in the Rajya Sabha among the 12 nominated members, according to an analysis by Factly.in, a data journalism portal. While Tendulkar has attended 23 of the 348 days since his nomination in 2012, Rekha has attended 18. Further, Rekha has not attende...

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India warns Pakistan of ‘consequences’ if Jadhav is hanged

April 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday warned Pakistan that bilateral ties will be hit if it went ahead with the death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. “The government and people of India would view very seriously the possibility that an innocent Indian citizen is facing death sentence in Pakistan without due process and in vio...

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30-yr-old Kerala man held for murder of parents, sister and aunt

April 11, 2017

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The man suspecting of murdering his parents, sister and aunt in their house here was arrested here on Monday night, police said. Kedal Jaison, 30. was held from the railway station on Monday night, police said, adding he was being interrogated and has admitted to committing the heinous crime. The bodies of retired professor Ra...

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Modi pays tribute to Jyotiba Phule

April 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to social reformer Jyotiba Phule on his birth anniversary and hailed him for his role in transforming the plight of women and lower castes. "I bow to Mahatma Phule on his jayanti. His selfless efforts towards social reform, women empowerment and education had transformative impacts,"...

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Modi, Australian PM travel by Delhi Metro, visit Akshardham

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on Monday travelled by a Delhi Metro train and visited Akshardham temple here. "A special ride with a special guest. PM @narendramodi and PM @TurnbullMalcolm travel to Akshardham temple in #delhimetro," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweete...

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