UK PM expresses regret over Jallianwala Bagh massacre

London, April 10 (IANS): Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday expressed regret over the worst bloodbath committed by the British Army during the colonial period, terming it as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history. “The tragedy of Jallianwala Bagh of 1919 is a […]

Fodder scam: SC dismisses bail plea of Lalu Prasad Yadav

New Delhi, April 10 (PTI): The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in multi-crore fodder scam cases. A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi said it is not inclined to enlarge Yadav on bail in the cases. The bench rejected Yadav’s arguments that he has been in […]

900 artistes, writers vouch for ‘mazboot sarkar’

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS): Over 900 artistes and people from the field of literature on Wednesday appealed to fellow voters to vote without pressure and prejudice, and elect a “mazboot sarkar” (strong government), not a “majboor sarkar” (helpess government), in the wake of challenges like terrorism.  The long list contains some prominent names like […]

EC issues notice to Telangana CM for communal remarks

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS): Finding him guilty of violating the model code of conduct, the Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Hindus during an election rally at Karimnagar last month. The poll panel has sought an explanation from Rao […]

Most surprising thing at BSB’s Grammy Museum exhibit

Most surprising thing at BSB’s Grammy Museum exhibit

Backstreet Boys (Photo: twitter/@backstreetboys) Pop group Backstreet Boys have shared the most surprising thing that people will find at their Grammy Museum exhibit. Before the band, which consists of Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, A.J. McLean and Brian Littrell, embarks on their DNA World Tour they’re reminiscing on almost 26 years of being together […]

Youth, women dominate Mizoram’s electoral politics

Aizawl, April 10 (IANS): Young voters, who constitute around 64 per cent of the total 787,777 electorate, will dominate the electoral politics of Mizoram’s lone Lok Sabha seat which goes to the polls on Thursday, officials and political analysts said here on Wednesday. Women voters would also play a significant role in the parliamentary polls. […]

Meghalaya: Kisan Society, AMMSU highlight grievances to CM

Newmai News Network TURA | April 10 Two organisations from the plain belt of Meghalaya, Kisan Society and the All Meghalaya Minority Students’ Union (AMMSU) have submitted a joint memorandum to Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, highlighting the grievances of the area as well as seeking a solution to them. Highlighting the aspect of lack of […]

3-way contest in NE as local parties gain strength

Agartala, April 10 (IANS): The northeastern states are likely to see a tripartite battle in these elections, with the local parties gaining strength in the erstwhile Congress bastion on local issues and sentiments, even as the BJP makes inroads there, say political experts. Though the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have a substantial […]

Manipur CEO highlights media personnel ahead of poll

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | APRIL 10 Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, PK Singh highlighted the media personnel the basic procedure of how candidature of contesting candidates is normally disqualified. He said that candidature of any candidate could not be challenged or disqualified by either the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the Returning Officer (RO) after […]

Manipur Outer Lok Sabha seat poll today

Newmai News Network Imphal | April 10 While the election authority in Manipur is all set for poll for the Outer Manipur (ST) Parliamentary constituency on Thursday (April 11), poll campaigns in the Inner Manipur Parliamentary constituency is gaining momentum. The Inner Lok Sabha constituency of Manipur will go to the poll on April 18. […]

14 out of northeast’s 25 LS seats to vote today

Guwahati, April 10 (IANS): A total of 14 parliamentary constituencies out of 25 in India’s eight northeastern states will vote in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls, along with 77 in the rest of the country, on Thursday. Along with the Lok Sabha polls, assembly polls will also be held simultaneously for the 60-member […]