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Tamil Nadu: Coconut farmer loses everything to Cyclone Gaja; commits suicide

Tanjore: Cyclone Gaja, which hit the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, brought with it deadly force and damaged properties and took 63 lives in its wake. The worst affected areas were Nagapattinam, Tanjore, Thiruvarur, Pudukkottai and Cuddalore districts. Despite the ...

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KPCC working president M.I Shanavas passes away

MI Shanavas, one of the three working presidents of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) and sitting member of the Lok Sabha representing Wayanad, died at a private hospital in Chennai in the early hours of Wednesday. He was 67. Shanavas was ...

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“Hit by arrows, kept walking”: American killed by protected Andaman Tribe

PORT BLAIR/NEW DELHI: An American man was killed by a protected tribe in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the police said today. Seven fishermen who took 27-year-old John Allen Chau to North Sentinel Island, where the indigenous Sentinelese people live, have ...

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Sushma Swaraj says won’t contest elections due to health reasons

New Delhi: Union minister Sushma Swaraj, one of the senior most leaders of the ruling BJP, declared today that she will not contest the 2019 national election. Sushma Swaraj, the Minister for External Affairs, shared the decision with reporters in ...

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Red chilli powder thrown at Arvind Kejriwal outside CM chamber at Delhi secretariat

A man threw red chilli powder at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inside the Delhi secretariat on Tuesday. The attacker, who was identified as Anil Kumar, was detained following the attack. According to news agency PTI, the attack took place ...

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CCTV footage shows Class 2 student thrashed with shoe, punched multiple times by tuition teacher

In a shocking incident, a minor boy was allegedly thrashed with shoe and brutally beaten up by his tuition teacher in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh. The incident came to light on November 15 after the parents of the class 2 student ...

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‘I challenge PM Modi, Rajnath Singh to arrest me’: Digvijaya Singh denies naxal links

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday denied allegations of having any connection with Naxals after reports that the Pune police investigating the Bhima-Koregaon case found phone calls made to Maoist supporters using the former Madhya Pradesh CM’s ...

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3 killed, 19 injured in grenade blast at religious congregation near Amritsar’s Rajasansi

At least three people were killed and 19 injured in an explosion inside the Nirankari Bhavan at Adliwal village near Amritsar’s Rajasansi on Sunday, police said. Inspector General SPS Parmar said at least 19 people were injured in the blast. ...

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UIDAI CEO to replace Hasmukh Adhia as Revenue Secretary

The central government on Saturday appointed UIDAI CEO ABP Pandey as new Secretary Revenue in place of Hasmukh Adhia, who is set to superannuate end of this month. The Modi administration removed Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash from the Delhi ...

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‘Lot to hide’: Arun Jaitley’s jab at Mamata Banerjee, Chandrababu Naidu on banishing CBI

In a scathing attack on West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh governments for withdrawing consent to CBI for investigating corruption cases in their states, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said there was no sovereignty of any state in the matter of ...

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Chidambaram takes up PM Modi’s dare, lists 15 Congress presidents from outside Nehru-Gandhi clan

Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Saturday listed out 15 names of Congress presidents from outside the Nehru-Gandhi family including Acharya Kripalani, Pattabhi Sitaramayya, Purushottamdas Tandon, U N Dhebar, Sanjiva Reddy, Sanjivaiah, Kamaraj, Nijalingappa, C Subramanian and ...

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20 dead, over 80,000 in relief camps as Cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Gaja which crossed Tamil Nadu’s coast early Friday, has claimed 20 lives, says a press release issued by the Tamil Nadu government on Friday. The severe cyclonic storm slammed into the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam ...

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Chandrababu Naidu bars CBI’s entry into Andhra Pradesh without permission

The Andhra Pradesh government has withdrawn the general consent given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate any case in the state. The CBI will have to seek permission from the Andhra government before entering the state for ...

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BJP has expelled 53 leaders including 3 ex-ministers for 6 years

BHOPAL: Three former ministers are among the 53 leaders, who have been expelled from the party by the BJP, for six years for alleged anti-party activities, in Madhya Pradesh as the state heads to elections on November 28. Among the three ...

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