UP: Mukhtar Ansari laid to rest in Ghazipur, amid tight security

The last rites of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari were concluded peacefully on Saturday according to his brother Afzal Ansari. Ansari was laid to rest at Mohammadabad, in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh, amid tight security. “Everything concluded peacefully,” Ansari told reporters after participating in the last rites. “A crowd had gathered […]

Delhi Police files chargesheet against Newsclick, founder Prabir Purkaystha in UA(P)A case

The Special Cell of Delhi Police on Saturday filed its first chargesheet against newsportal Newsclick, in the case registered under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, following allegations that the news portal received huge money for pro-China propaganda. The chargesheet has been filed before the Additional Sessions Judge Dr […]

Hyderabad: Mayor Gadwal Vijayalakshmi joins Congress in presence of CM Revanth Reddy

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor Gadwal Vijayalakshmi joined the Congress party in the presence of Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and AICC in-charge Deepadas Munshi on Saturday. Vijayalakshmi is the daughter of former BRS leader Keshav Rao. Keshav Rao and former Deputy CM of Telangana State, Kadiyam Srihari, […]

Uttarakhand: FIR lodged against former IAS, two others over murder conspiracy of Kar Seva Pramukh

Days after Kar Seva Pramukh Baba Tarsem Singh was shot dead by two bike-borne assailants, an FIR has been lodged in Nanakmatta Police Station against former IAS officer Harbansh Singh Chugh and two others, Pritam Singh and Baba Anoop Singh for the alleged murder. A sevadar of the Kar Seva, Jasbir Singh, alleged that Harbansh Singh Chugh and two others had conspired […]

Veteran Congress leader Shivraj Patil’s daughter-in-law joins BJP

Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, former Lok Sabha Speaker Shivraj Patil’s daughter-in-law, Archana Patil Chakurkar, joined BJP on Saturday in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis. State BJP Chief Chandrashekhar Bawankule was also present at Chakurkar’s induction into the party. Archana Patil is the chairperson of the Lifecare Hospital and Research Centre in Udgir, and her husband, […]

Madhya Pradesh: Rangpanchami Ger celebrated in Indore, CM Mohan Yadav participates

The traditional festival of Rangpanchami Ger was celebrated in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district on Saturday with Chief Minister Mohan Yadav in attendance. The Rangpanchami festival is celebrated on the fifth day after Holi and people put colours and gulal to each other on the occasion. They also spray gulal and colours with the aide of water tankers and celebrate this festival with great pomp. According […]

“PM Modi sent Tamilisai as vaccine to defeat DMK virus in polls”: BJP

Exuding confidence in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, BJP spokesperson CR Kesavan said that former Telangana Governor and South Chennai BJP candidate Tamilisai Soundararajan was the ‘Modi ki guarantee’ for South Chennai. CR Kesavan also said that Tamilisai was the resounding voice for […]

Congress names KV Gowtham for Kolar Lok Sabha seat, settles internal differences

After days of intense debate over the Kolar parliamentary seat in Karnataka, All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Saturday finally announced KV Gowtham as its candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “The Central Election Committee has approved the candidature of Shri K.V. Gowtham as Congress candidate to contest the ensuing general […]

UP: Four people, including 11-month-old, killed in Deoria after cooking gas cylinder blast

A woman and her three children, including a 11-month-old, died in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning due to a gas cylinder explosion, an official said. The deceased were identified as Aarti (40), Kundan (11), Aanchal (12) and Trupti (11 months old). According to District Magistrate of Deoria, Akhand Pratap Singh, “an unfortunate incident took […]

“Join Congress, INDIA bloc if you want to safeguard democracy..” says Telangana’s IT Minister

Telangana IT Minister, Sridhar Babu Duddilla, has in a fervent plea appealed to people of the state to support the Congress and the INDIA bloc if they want to safeguard democracy. “All the people of Telangana, if they want to safeguard this democracy, please join and support us, the Congress, and the India bloc. This is […]

Its essential to vote first and then motivate others too: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath interacted with the opinion leaders of society through Prabuddhajan Sammelan in Bijnor and Amroha. During this, he appealed for votes in favour of Chandan Chauhan, the joint candidate of RLD and BJP for the local Lok Sabha seat in Bijnor, Om Kumar for the Nagina Lok Sabha seat, and Kunwar Singh Tanwar for the Amroha Lok Sabha seat. Addressing the […]