Indian High Commission calls on Sri Lankan govt to investigate recent attacks on Indian fishermen

 Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka has strongly raised the issue of recent attacks on Indian fishermen with Sri Lankan authorities. Indian High Commission has called on the Sri Lankan government to investigate the matter and ensure that use of force and violence in any form is not used against the fishermen. Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka noted that […]

NCP MLAs turn up with onion garlands at Maharashtra Assembly, seek remedial measures as prices dip

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLAs on Tuesday reached maharashtra-vidhan-sabha”>Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha carrying onions on their head and wearing onion garlands demanding appropriate price for onions as prices dipped. Earlier on Monday, owing to a low wholesale price of onions, the farmers stopped auctions at Nashik’s Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC). This […]

Japan yet to decide on who would attend G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in India

Japan has not yet decided who to represent the country at the Group of 20 (G20) Foreign Ministers’ meeting in India starting on Wednesday, reported Reuters citing Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Hayashi was responding to a reporter’s question at a news conference on Tuesday about earlier reports that Japan’s top diplomat […]

Umesh Pal murder case: Jailed former SP leader Atiq Ahmed’s wife files plea, claims her sons were taken away by UP Police

Jailed gangster-turned-politician and former MP Atiq Ahmed’s wife, BSP leader Shaista Parveen, has filed a plea before Allahabad District Court claiming that her two sons were taken away by the police. She said there has been no update on them ever since. The matter will be heard today. Meanwhile, in […]

Rajasthan: CM Gehlot encourages girl students to pursue higher education, says govt opened 94 girls’ colleges in 4 yrs

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that his government in a bid to encourage girl child education has opened 94 are girls colleges in the last four years. “”In four years, 211 colleges have been opened, of which 94 are girls’ colleges. Along with this, it has been decided to upgrade […]

J-K: Terrorist who shot dead Kashmiri Pandit in Pulwama eliminated in encounter

The terrorist who killed Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Sharma was neutralised in an encounter, informed Kashmir Zone Police on Tuesday. According to Kashmir Zone Police, the terrorist identified as Aqib Mustaq Bhat, worked for The Resistance Front (TRF). He was earlier associated with Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terror outfit. Kashmir Zone […]

Maharashtra: 3 coaches of local train derail near Kharkopar station, no injuries reported

Three coaches of a local train from Belapur to Kharkopar on the Central Railway’s trans harbour line derailed on Tuesday morning according to Railway officials. The incident happened at 8.46 am when the train was entering the Kharkopar station, according to Shivaji Sutar, CPRO of Central Railway. Relief trains have left for the site and restoration work has […]