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Kejriwal visits Golden Temple, meets AAP leaders in Amritsar

May 29, 2017

AMRITSAR: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived here on Monday on a one-day visit and offered prayers at the Golden Temple. This is Kejriwal's first visit to Punjab after the results of the Punjab assembly elections were declared in March. Kejriwal was accompanied by senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders from Punjab, including state Convenor and ...

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Naidu condemns lynching of e-rickshaw driver

May 29, 2017

NEW DELHI: Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday condemned the lynching of an e-rickshaw driver in the national capital for trying to stop people from urinating in public and promoting Swachh Bharat. Naidu also spoke to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik demanding strictest action against the perpetrators of the crime. "Sad that an e-r...

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Woman, her two kids burnt alive in Tripura

May 29, 2017

AGARTALA: In a tragic incident in Tripura, a woman and her two minor children were burnt to death when their thatched home went up in flames following an LPG cylinder blast, police said here on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday night at Hrishyamukh, in south Tripura, about 110 kms from here. Police said Jhunu Debnath, a small trader, had ...

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Modi leaves on four-nation European tour

May 29, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Germany on a six-day four-nation tour of Europe that will also take him to Spain, Russia and France. "A week of vigorous diplomacy as PM departs," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted. Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Tuesday hold the fourth biannual...

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Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

May 29, 2017

'Unrest has gripped Kashmir after Sabzar Ahmed Bhat's killing.' SRINAGAR: Curfew and restrictions continued in Srinagar and other places in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as authorities said "these were necessary to maintain law and order". "Curfew will continue in seven police station areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj, Safa Kadal, K...

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No place for poor in country, says Rahul

May 27, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said there is no place for the poor in the country and they were facing oppression. "Today, there is no place for the poor and weaker sections in our country. They are being oppressed not just in Uttar Pradesh, but in the entire country," he said after meeting those affected in the caste ...

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Saharanpur borders sealed ahead of Rahul Gandhi's visit

May 27, 2017

LUCKNOW: Even as Uttar Pradesh authorities kept a close watch, Saharanpur borders were ordered to be sealed on Saturday to prevent Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi from visiting survivors of the caste violence that has hit the district. The Congress leader had started for his proposed visit from New Delhi to the district despite denial of perm...

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Modi condoles K.P.S. Gill's death

May 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of former Director General of Punjab Police K.P.S. Gill and said he will be remembered for his service to the nation in policing and security. "K.P.S. Gill will be remembered for his service to our nation in the fields of policing and security. Pained by his demise. My condolence...

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Modi arrives in Assam, to inaugrate the longest river bridge

May 26, 2017

DIBRUGARH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived here in Assam. He will inaugurate the longest river bridge in India. Modi, who is on a day-long visit to the state, was received by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Governor Banwarilal Purohit and several other dignitaries at the airport here. Modi left for Dhola, soon after his ...

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Bus falls into a gorge in Rajouri, 40 school children feared dead

May 25, 2017

JAMMU: At least 40 school children were feared dead when a bus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Rajouri district of Jammu region on Thursday, the state police said. The accident took place when the driver of the Gareeb Nawaz Academy school-bus with 45 persons on board lost control of the vehicle at Mansar. The bus was taking the ...

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