PM’s silence on gangrape unacceptable; shameful govt leaves India’s women unprotected: Rahul

PM’s silence on gangrape unacceptable; shameful govt leaves India’s women unprotected: Rahul

New Delhi, September 18 (PTI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the gangrape of a 19-year-old board exam topper in Haryana was “unacceptable”, adding that it was shameful on the part of the government to leave the country’s women unprotected and allow rapists to walk free.   He […]

People deserve to know what happened to Netaji: Mamata

People deserve to know what happened to Netaji: Mamata

Kolkata, September 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945.   “On this day in 2015, our government declassified the #NetajiFiles. What happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the air crash at […]

Parrikar government in minority, we can stake claim: Goa Congress

Panaji, September 18 (IANS) A day after staking claim to form the new government in Goa, the opposition Congress on Tuesday said that it was right in doing so as the Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government was “already in a minority”.   “The BJP-led coalition government is in a minority. We have asked for an appointment […]

Nun’s rape: Bishop’s anticipatory bail hearing on Sep 25

Kochi, September 18 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an anticipatory bail plea from Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, and posted the matter for hearing on September 25.   The court also asked the state government to file an affidavit.   The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese […]

Class 10 student gang raped in Dehradun boarding school

Dehradun, September 18 (IANS) The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang rape by senior students in August, police said.   Four students of the school have also been detained for […]

Modi compromised national security in Rafale deal: Antony

Modi compromised national security in Rafale deal: Antony

New Delhi, September 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “gravely compromising national security and defence preparedness” by reducing to 36 the number of Rafale fighter jets purchased from France.   “In 2000, the Indian Air Force (IAF) told the then NDA government that they require at […]

Varanasi sees all-round development, its rich heritage retained: Modi

Varanasi sees all-round development, its rich heritage retained: Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the various development projects, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on September 18, 2018. The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is also seen. (PIB Photo)   Varanasi, September 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his parliamentary constituency Varanasi was witnessing all-round development […]

Jharkhand needs NRC: CM

Ranchi, September 18 (IANS) With BJP deciding to focus on identity issues in the coming elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das says there is need for a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in his state also to check infiltration from Bangladesh because Hindus have become a minority in some districts.   He also favours job […]

Tamil couple get four litre petrol as wedding gift!

CUDDALORE, SEPTEMBER 17  (IANS):  Newly wedded couple K. Prabhu and P. Divya got a surprise and unexpected gift on their wedding reception in this Tamil Nadu town on Sunday.   Prabhu was surprised when his friends numbering about 20 presented him a plastic can containing four litres of petrol.   “We were really surprised. I […]

Modi turns teacher for school children at Varanasi

Modi turns teacher for school children at Varanasi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with school children as part of his 68th birthday celebrations, at a school at Narur, Varanasi, Monday, Sep 17, 2018. (PIB Photo via PTI)   Varanasi, September 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 68 on Monday, donned the hat of a teacher during his visit to Varanasi, his […]

People target RSS out of fear: Bhagwat

New Delhi, September 17 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said the organisation has emerged as a “power” in the country and many people target it out of fear.   “Its (RSS) work gets advertised automatically when its power increases. And when its work gets popular, then people try to learn more about it. […]

PM Modi turns 68, to celebrate birthday in Varanasi

PM Modi turns 68, to celebrate birthday in Varanasi

New Delhi, September 17 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday on Monday in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi where he will interact with school children.   Modi will reach Narur village this afternoon where he will interact with children of a primary school, which is aided by a non-profit organisation, Room to […]

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