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Amarinder Singh Never Thought To Criticise Pakistan: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Abohar, Punjab:  Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal today said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh never chided Pakistan for making “threatening” statements against India, but was quick to criticise Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on nuclear arsenal. He asked the chief minister why does it “trouble” him …

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Nirmala Sitharaman, 59, Calls Sunny Deol, 62, Young Actor. Twitter ROFLs

New Delhi:  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman welcomed actor Sunny Deol into the Bharatiya Janata Party today by addressing him with flattering adjectives such as a “firebrand” and “young actor”. While all the praises can go without an objection, many on Twitter say “young” is a faux pas as the popular …

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Teacher Kept On Reserve For Poll Duty Found Hanging At Home In Bengal

Balurghat:  A primary school teacher, who was kept on reserve for poll duty, was found hanging in his house in Dakshin Dinajpur district on Tuesday, police said. Babulal Murmu had returned home at Buniadpur Monday night from a nearby college where a Dispersal-Cum-Reception Centre (DCRC) was set up. Poll workers …

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BJP Fields Sunny Deol From Gurdaspur, Kirron Kher From Chandigarh

New Delhi:  Actor Sunny Deol was on Tuesday fielded by the BJP as its candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab hours after he joined the party, while sitting lawmaker  from Chandigarh Kirron Kher was renominated from the Union Territory. The party has nominated Som Prakash as its candidate from …

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Man Tries To Resist Robbery, Dragged Behind Bike Near Patna. Watch

Hajipur, West Bengal:  A nine-second CCTV clip starts as just another Tuesday morning in Hajipur, a city in Bihar, barely 10 kilometres from state capital Patna – people walking on the road, sparse traffic moving along. And then, the scenario completely changes in the last three seconds. The footage shows …

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Manmohan Singh Casts His Vote In Assam’s Dispur In Phase 3 Of Elections

Guwahati:  Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday cast his vote at a polling booth during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in Assam. He was there along with his wife Gursharan Kaur. He arrived in Guwahati in a commercial flight on Tuesday afternoon and went to Dispur Government …

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On Allegations Against Chief Justice, Supreme Court Judges’ Panel Set Up

New Delhi:  A panel of Supreme Court judges has been set up to look into allegations of sexual harassment levelled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. It has three judges, including a woman judge. The top judge has delegated his powers to Justice SA Bobde, who comes second in …

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Among Pragya Thakur’s Assets, Brick For Ayodhya, Utensils – All In Silver

New Delhi:  Pragya Singh Thakur, accused in the Malegaon attack case and the BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal against Congress’s Digvijaya Singh, owns assets worth around Rs 4.44 lakh.  In an affidavit filed along with her nomination papers, the saffron-robed right-wing activist, who describes herself as an sadhvi, meaning …

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Complaint In Wayanad Against Rahul Gandhi For Twitter “Campaign”

Wayanad, Kerala:  The BJP-led NDA Tuesday lodged a complaint against Congress candidate in Wayanad Lok Sabha seat Rahul Gandhi alleging he openly canvassed for votes through Twitter even while polling was on in the hill constituency. In his complaint to the Returning Officer, Wayanad seat, Sinil Kumar G, Chief Election …

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Bilkis Bano Case, A 2002 Gujarat Riots Tragedy: 10-Point Timeline

Bilkis Bano was pregnant when she was assaulted during the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002. New Delhi:  In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has directed the Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakhs, a job, accommodation and compensation to Bilkis Bano who was gang-raped in one of the …

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