Biplob Ghosal

Biplob Ghosal: Being a news enthusiast, he has a keen interest in news related to politics and cricket. He is also a big supporter of armed forces and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Narendra Modi`s new austerity drive: No new cars for NDA ministers

In yet another move to bring in austerity within his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered all the ministers to refrain from buying new cars, reports said on Thursday.

Bihar: JD(U) MLA backs Jitan Majhi as CM candidate, opposes Nitish Kumar

In a sign of increasing turbulence in Bihar politics, rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Gyanendra Singh `Gyanu` has said that Jitan Kumar Manjhi should be party`s chief ministerial candidate and not Nitish Kumar, reports said on Wednesday.

HC orders Lokyaukta probe against MP Agriculture Minister

The Jabalpur High Court has ordered a probe by the Lokayukta against Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen in a disproportionate assets case.

ISIS worse than wild animals; killing Shias, Sunnis: Indian who returned from Iraq

Zulfiqar Abbas, who returned from the war-torn Iraq on Thursday, gave a detailed account of the alarming situation there and termed the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants as `ferocious` and worse than wild animals.

India should side with Shiites in Shia-Sunni war in Iraq: Subramanian Swamy

As New Delhi continues to work hard to secure the release of 40 Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday opined that the India should take side with the Shiite community in the ongoing Shia-Sunni war in Iraq.

MoS Nihal Chand Meghwal remains defiant, refuses to resign over rape charge

As political leaders continue to demand for Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Nihal Chand Meghwal`s resignation, who is an accused in a rape case of a married woman, the newly elected minister on Wednesday ruled out his resignation.

Yashwant Sinha flouts rule by addressing inmates in Hazaribagh Jail

n what can bring in huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was seen addressing people in Hazaribagh prison, where he was sent on June 3 following a court order in connection with an alleged assault on a government official.

Woman allegedly raped by MoS Nihalchand seeks few minutes with PM Modi

With a court in Jaipur issuing notice to Union Minister Nihalchand Meghwal and 16 others in a 2011 rape case, the alleged victim has expressed hope and requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet her for few minutes so that she can narrate her ordeal.

`Afghans happy with Narendra Modi becoming Indian PM`

Indian envoy to Afghanistan Amar Sinha on Tuesday said that the Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan is safe and the government is working towards getting him released.

Narendra Modi govt mulling changing Governors of 5 states

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government is contemplating to replace Governors appointed by the previous Congress-led UPA government, reports said on Tuesday.

INS Vikramaditya dedicated to nation: As it happened

Narendra Modi`s chopper lands on INS Vikramaditya. The PM will spend around four hours on the aircraft carrier and witness the prowess of the naval aircraft including MiG 29K, displaying operational capabilities on the Indian Navy`s largest and most powerful warship.

CBI registers FIR in Badaun gang-rape case; NCW wants Akhilesh Yadav to resign

As pressure continued to mount on the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh over a spurt in crimes against women in the state, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) took over the probe of Badau gang-rape and murder case on Thursday.

Six Goa MLAs set for Rs 89 lakh junket to Brazil, Congress complains to PM Modi

Six Goa MLAs, including three Cabinet ministers, will embark on a journey to Brazil later this month to witness the Fifa World Cup 2014, a news report said on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh: Four cops gang-rape woman inside police station

Yet another ghastly incident of sexual assault has come to the fore in Uttar Pradesh where a woman was gang-raped by four policemen, including a Station House Officer (SHO), when she had gone to police station to meet her husband detained in connection with a case.

Rise in rape cases, a result of downslide in moral values: RR Patil

At a time when the whole country is debating the issue of women`s safety, the Maharashtra Home Minister on Wednesday said that even if the government provides one policeman for every house, crime against the fairer sex can`t be stopped.

BJP leader Vijay Pandit murder: UP Police arrest 3 members of Anil Dujana gang

The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested three persons in connection with the murder of 35-year-old Dadri-based Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Pandit.

Piyush Goyal blames former Congress govt for power crisis in Delhi

As Delhi continues to face long power cuts, Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal on Tuesday held detailed consultations with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to find possible solution to the ongoing power crisis.

Delhi power crisis: Manish Sisodia, Harsh Vardhan trade charges

With long power outages and blistering heat making the life of Delhiites miserable, the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party have blamed each other for the severe power crisis in the national capital.

Badaun gang-rape: SIT formed; victims` family mulling to leave UP

The family of two cousins, aged 14 and 15, who were abducted, brutally gang-raped and murdered on May 27 in Badaun district, have decided to leave Uttar Pradesh, reports said on Friday.

Incidents of rape are natural in big state like Uttar Pradesh: SP leader

A day after prominent Samajwadi Party leaders gave weird arguments on the rising incidents of rape in the Uttar Pradesh, anther member of the ruling party Mohsin Khan has come forward with yet another insensitive statement on the issue, saying rapes are natural in such a big state.