News From States

Unauthorised' Bhagwat Katha programme cancelled in Greater Noida

December 27, 2018

NOIDA: A day after the Noida administeration faced flake for banning Friday namaaz at a public park, a Hindu religious event scheduled to be held on a government land in Greater Noida was stopped Wednesday after authorities found it lacked requisite permission officials said. A nine-day Bhagwat Katha was to begin on Wednesday the Hindu religious programme, […]

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35 students injured as bus went off road were on way to attend PM Modi’s rally

December 27, 2018

SHIMLA: Thirty-five students were injured when a private school bus travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a hillside in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Five of the students are critical and the rest have been admitted to a hospital, a district official said. The group, which belonged to a computer centre, was travelling to […]

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Vinod Verma appointed Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel’s advisor

December 21, 2018

RAIPUR: Vinod Verma has been appointed as political advisor of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. Another Jounalist Ruchir Garg was appointed as his media advisor. The General Administration Department (GAD) appointed four advisors to the chief minister, an official statement said. Besides, Pradip Sharma was appointed planning, policy, agriculture and rural development advisor and Rajesh […]

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It's done tweets Rahul Gandhi after Congress ruled states waives farm Loans

December 20, 2018

NEW DELHI: After Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan became the third Congress state in which loan waivers announced. In Rajasthan, the Ashok Gehlot-led government had sought 10 days to announce the waiver, but did it within two days. The Congress, which won the recent Assembly elections, had promised in its manifesto to waive farm loans. Congress President Rahul […]

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Allan Border Medal Night has been renamed the Australian Cricket Awards

December 14, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Allan Border and Belinda Clark medals will still be awarded to the best male and female cricketers of the year, represent the shifting landscape of Australian cricket, the event will be rebranded the Australian Cricket Awards from 2019 onwards. “This event has a rich history and updating the name to the Australian Cricket Awards is […]

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SC asks ex-judge about report on Charges Over Fake Gujarat encounters

December 13, 2018

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Wednesday sought “clarity” from retired Justice HS Bedi, to “communicate his views as expeditiously as possible” on the allegation of 24 alleged fake encounters during the tenure of Narendra Modi as Chief Minister of Gujarat.  Former apex court judge Justice H S Bedi was appointed chairman of the monitoring committee probing 24 encounter cases […]

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Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin ruled out of the Perth Test due to injury

December 13, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket team have announced a 13-member squad for the second Test against Australia in which India’s premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Rohit Sharma have been ruled out. Ashwin suffered a left-side abdominal strain, while Rohit jarred his back in the field during the first Test. Pacer Umesh Yadav, all-rounders Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra […]

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I take full responsibility for defeat says Shivraj resigns as Madhya Pradesh CM

December 12, 2018

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said he is ready to take full responsibility for the defeat, accepting that the BJP had not been able to win a majority.  Chouhan said the BJP will not stake claim to form the next government, paving the way for the return of the Congress in crucial […]

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Nirav Modi's illegal bungalow in Alibaug to be razed: Maha govt to HC

December 7, 2018

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that Nirav Modi’s bungalow at Alibaug beach has been razed by the state authorities. State government counsel PB Kakade told a bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice MS Karnik that it also intends to demolish 58 other private properties for which notices have been served. […]

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Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celebrity List for 2018

December 5, 2018

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has topped Forbes India’s 2018 list of richest Indian celebrities with earnings amounting to Rs 253.25 crore. The Bajrangi Bhaijaan of Bollywood boasts of a huge fan following and became India’s highest-paid celebrity on the list for the third consecutive year. Interestingly, on the second spot is not an actor but a cricketer. With Rs […]

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