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8 empty boxes used for carrying VVPAT machines found in shed in Karnataka

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on 8 empty boxes used for carrying VVPAT machines found in shed in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Eight boxes used for carrying Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail machines have been found at a temporary shed in a village in Karnataka’s Vijayapura district, triggering a strong reaction from the Bharatiya Janata Party which said it indicated ‘grave irregularities’ in conduct of the polls. Reacting to the incident, BJP, which emerged as the single […]

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Most Indians non-vegetarian; Punjab has fewest meat eaters

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Most Indians non-vegetarian; Punjab has fewest meat eaters

New Delhi: India’s Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has been advocating vegetarianism on grounds of religion and ideology, the latest being an effort by Indian Railways railways to enforce vegetarian menus on all trains on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, October 2. However, around 80% of Indian men and 70% of women consume eggs, fish, chicken or meat […]

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Kerala: Nipah virus outbreak claims 2 more lives

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Kerala: Nipah virus outbreak claims 2 more lives

[India], May 22 (ANI): Two more people suspected to be infected by the deadly Nipah virus died in Kozhikode Medical College hospital here on Tuesday. Both persons were being treated in the isolation ward of the hospital. Their samples have been sent for tests.The viral infection will be confirmed based on the test results. Earlier […]

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PM Modi leaves for Russia for informal summit with Putin

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on PM Modi leaves for Russia for informal summit with Putin

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for Russia for an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi. During their informal summit, the two leaders will primarily focus on pressing global and regional issues, including impact of the United States withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. PM Modi on Sunday voiced the […]

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My father gave me two valuable gifts, Rahul on Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on My father gave me two valuable gifts, Rahul on Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today remembered his father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary. Taking to Twitter, Rahul thanked his father for teaching him how to love and respect every one. “My father taught me that hate is a prison for those who carry it. Today, on his […]

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Any comment on wanting peace will be taken seriously: Sitharaman

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Any comment on wanting peace will be taken seriously: Sitharaman

[India], May 21 (ANI): Days after Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa called for peace talk with India, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that any comment on wanting peace will definitely be taken seriously. “Any comment on wanting peace will definitely be taken seriously,” Sitharaman told media here when asked about […]

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Karnataka’: Yeddyurappa’s swan song? And did democracy really win?

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Karnataka’: Yeddyurappa’s swan song? And did democracy really win?

  The Supreme Court ordering a floor test on Saturday scuppered the BJP’s attempts to form the government despite clinching only 104 seats in Karnataka. After all that drama, follows the relative calm. The Congress-JD(S) alliance will now form the government in the state and HD Kumaraswamy will take oath on Wednesday. Who doesn’t love […]

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Congress wants PM to order probe into ‘BJP’s bid for horse-trading’

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Congress wants PM to order probe into ‘BJP’s bid for horse-trading’

New Delhi: The Congress launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party for allegedly attempting horse-trading in Karnataka and demanded that Prime Minster Narendra Modi order a probe into efforts made by his party leaders to bribe and induce Congress and JD(S) legislators ahead of the trust vote. “We hope the prime minister will […]

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Swallowed bitter pills for a secular government in K’taka: Congress

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Swallowed bitter pills for a secular government in K’taka: Congress

[India], Mar 21 (ANI): Senior Congress leader from Karnataka, D.K. Shivakumar on Monday said that the Congress party and the Janata Dal (Secular) – had to sort out their differences for the sake of forming a secular government in Karnataka. Admitting that the Congress and the JD-S were at loggerheads before the Karnataka state assembly […]

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Day after ‘pleading’ to stop firing, Pak violates ceasefire again

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Day after ‘pleading’ to stop firing, Pak violates ceasefire again

Srinagar: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers today fired mortar shells on border outposts at several places in Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia sector, prompting retaliation by the Border Security Force personnel guarding the International Border. The mortar firing from across the border started around 0700 hours in Arnia sector of Jammu and was still […]

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