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Mayawati's resignation from Rajya Sabha accepted

July 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: BSP chief Mayawati's resignation from the Rajya Sabha was accepted on Thursday after she reportedly gave a fresh letter to Chairman Hamid Ansari. Sources said she had to give a fresh one-line letter as is required under the rules after her earlier missive in three pages was considered a conditional offer which could not be accepted. Ma...


Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union minister

July 18, 2017

New Delhi, July 18: Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday resigned after he was chosen as the NDA's candidate for the vice presidential election. The BJP Parliamentary board, in a meeting, on Monday, picked Naidu for contesting the poll for vice president, the post he is almost certain to occupy. A source said Naidu has tendered his resignati...


Talasani Sai - Messiah of the victims in Hyderabad

July 04, 2017

HYDERABAD: Talasani Sai, an upcoming politician from Telangana has been actively involved in working towards the betterment of women in his state. Having gathered all the information on unidentified and unclaimed rape victims from Hyderabad, he set out on a mission to help and provide them to the best of his abilities. He is taking care of more t...


PM Modi has forgotten promise of jobs to 6 killed in 2013: JD-U leader

May 23, 2017

PATNA: Senior JD-U leader Neeraj Kumar has reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of his "forgotten promise" of providing jobs to the families of six persons killed in serial blasts that hit his rally in Patna in 2013, despite being in power for the past three years. "Modi and his government are busy celebrating the completion of three years in pow...


Kejriwal has nexus with hawala traders, alleges Mishra

May 19, 2017

Kejriwal has nexus with hawala traders, alleges Mishra; AAP refutes New Delhi: Claiming another expose against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, suspended AAP leader Kapil Mishra on Friday alleged a nexus between his former boss and people involved in hawala transactions, a charge the ruling Aam Adami Party (AAP) has denied. Mishra, who was ...


Sonia condoles veteran actress Reema Lagoo's death

May 18, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday condoled the demise of noted film actress Reema Lagoo. The veteran artiste passed away early on Thursday at a Mumbai hospital following a cardiac arrest. She was 59. "A household name, (Reema) Lagoo was a versatile actress who portrayed an array of heart-warming characters on screen and had a...


BJP leaders condole Environment Minister Dave's death

May 18, 2017

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Thursday condoled the sudden demise of Environment, Forest and Climate change Minister Anil Madhav Dave. Dave, Minister of State for independent charge passed away at his official residence here. The exact time is not yet known. The incident came to light at around 7.30 a.m., when his staff tried to wak...


AAP leader gets threat letter; Kejriwal urges Rajnath to act

May 13, 2017

NEW DELHI: A day after Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan allegedly received a death threat, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed shock and urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to act in the matter. "Extremely shocking. Ashish Khetan receives death threat. Hope Rajnath Singh ji will take action," Kejriwal tweeted on Satu...


RSS leader hacked to death in Kannur

May 12, 2017

KANNUR (KERALA): An RSS office bearer accused in the murder of a CPI-M worker last year was hacked to death near here on Friday. The state BJP leadership has accused CPI-M activists of the crime. The RSS worker, Biju, in his early 30s, is the 12th accused in the murder of CPI-M worker Dhanaraj, that took place near Payyanur here in July last year...


Akhilesh should step down as SP chief: Aparna

May 08, 2017

LUCKNOW: Aparna Yadav, the younger daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, has asked Akhilesh Yadav to step down as the party national President in his father's favour. The statement of Aparna, wife of Mulayam Singh's younger son Prateek Yadav, to an online portal coincides with the expulsion of some Shivpal Yadav proteges li...