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Elections are like picnics for Gandhi family: UP deputy CM

Elections are like picnics for Gandhi family: UP deputy CM

"They come during elections, have a picnic and go back, only to return after five years."

Mar 19, 2019, 07:35 AM IST
Big responsibility, will take forward Manohar Parrikar's work: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Big responsibility, will take forward Manohar Parrikar's work: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

After hours of hectic parleys between BJP and its allies, Sawant was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Goa on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
Richest MP in India retains seat to fight upcoming Lok Sabha election

Richest MP in India retains seat to fight upcoming Lok Sabha election

Galla Jaydev, with declared assets of over Rs 620 crore, was the richest candidate to contest in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. He will once again fight Lok Sabha election from Guntur.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:06 AM IST
Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as Goa CM at 0200 hrs on Tuesday morning after a day of intense political tussle and speculation. He replaces Manohar Parrikar who had died on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2019, 06:30 AM IST
Goa gets a new CM in the wee hours; BJP's Pramod Sawant takes oath

Goa gets a new CM in the wee hours; BJP's Pramod Sawant takes oath

Before taking oath as the CM, Sawant resigned from the post of Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly.

Mar 19, 2019, 06:19 AM IST
Delhi: Man held for killing 3 in drunk-driving crash

Delhi: Man held for killing 3 in drunk-driving crash

The deceased were identified as Chander (53) a resident of New Seelempur, Zahid Hussain (40) and Jamil Ahmed (45), residents of Shastri Park area.

Mar 19, 2019, 00:28 AM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors of Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors of Jammu and Kashmir

The Pakistani Rangers have been repeatedly violating the ceasefire, killing security forces as well as civilians.

Mar 19, 2019, 00:13 AM IST
Odisha: OISF staff burnt to death, 1 protester killed in clashes near alumina plant

Odisha: OISF staff burnt to death, 1 protester killed in clashes near alumina plant

Some of the agitators tried to enter the refinery's premises through the main gate but were stopped by OISF personnel deployed there.

Mar 18, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
Goa CM swearing-in called off, political uncertainty prevails

Goa CM swearing-in called off, political uncertainty prevails

Lobo, however, failed to confirm when the much-awaited swearing-in will take place.

Mar 18, 2019, 23:00 PM IST
CRPF revives Heaven cinema hall after 28 years in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

CRPF revives Heaven cinema hall after 28 years in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

'Heaven' was started by a local businessman in 1989 but was forced to shut down in 1991 due to terrorism in the region.

Mar 18, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
National Conference to contest all six seats from Jammu and Kashmir in Lok Sabha polls

National Conference to contest all six seats from Jammu and Kashmir in Lok Sabha polls

The National Conference and the Congress have been in talks for the past few days for a pre-poll alliance. 

Mar 18, 2019, 21:00 PM IST
Pollachi sex abuse: Tamil Nadu police lodge key accused Thirunavukkarasu in prison

Pollachi sex abuse: Tamil Nadu police lodge key accused Thirunavukkarasu in prison

The Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) got his custody on Friday and had interrogated him at an undisclosed location.

Mar 18, 2019, 20:31 PM IST
Civilian shot down by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

Civilian shot down by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

The deceased has been identified as Mohsin.

Mar 18, 2019, 20:21 PM IST
Enough evidence to book Mirwaiz, other separatist leaders in terror funding case: NIA

Enough evidence to book Mirwaiz, other separatist leaders in terror funding case: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) officers on Monday said that they have enough evidence against Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other separatist leaders to book them terror funding case registered by

Mar 18, 2019, 20:18 PM IST
The rich have chowkidars but farmers don't: Priyanka Gandhi's dig at PM Narendra Modi

The rich have chowkidars but farmers don't: Priyanka Gandhi's dig at PM Narendra Modi

Priyanka, who is the eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge of Congress, tried to reach out to voters urging them to bring a government that works for them.

Mar 18, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours; thousands bid final goodbye

Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours; thousands bid final goodbye

The funeral at Miramar beach was attended by BJP President Amit Shah, some Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states. 

Mar 18, 2019, 18:48 PM IST
1 CRPF personnel dead, 5 injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

1 CRPF personnel dead, 5 injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

The blast was reported following an exchange of fire between Naxals and the CRPF personnel.

Mar 18, 2019, 18:37 PM IST
Elections are 'picnic' for Gandhi family, says BJP on Priyanka Gandhi's UP visit

Elections are 'picnic' for Gandhi family, says BJP on Priyanka Gandhi's UP visit

Every election is a "picnic" for the Gandhi family, the BJP said on Monday while seeking to downplay Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's three-day Uttar Pradesh visit during which she

Mar 18, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
Oppn has no knowledge of Indian traditions: Yogi Adityanath on criticism over renaming Ardh Kumbh

Oppn has no knowledge of Indian traditions: Yogi Adityanath on criticism over renaming Ardh Kumbh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has attacked his rivals for criticising the government for renaming this year's Ardh Kumbh as Kumbh, saying the opposition does not have an "iota of

Mar 18, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
Six-year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kerala

Six-year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kerala

The boy, hailing from neighbouring Malappuram district, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital here one week ago after he tested positive for the virus.

Mar 18, 2019, 16:04 PM IST