Friday , 19 April 2019

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Millions vote in second round of LS polls

New Delhi: Millions voted across 95 Lok Sabha seats in 12 states and the Union territory of Puducherry on Thursday in the second phase of the staggered battle for a new Parliament, marred by stray violence in West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir and EVM glitches in seven states. Please like & share: Read More »

Advocate wants sedition FIR lodged against Rahul

New Delhi: An advocate on Thursday moved a Delhi court seeking to lodge an FIR on sedition charges against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for making an objectionable speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Please like & share: Read More »

11 states, Puducherry to vote in second phase today

PTI New Delhi Union ministers Jitendra Singh, Jual Oram, Sadananda Gowda and Pon Radhakrishnan, former prime minister H D Deve Gowda and DMK’s Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and Kanimozhi are among the 1,600-odd contestants in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held in 95 seats Thursday across 11 states and the Union territory of Puducherry. Thirty eight ... Read More »

Imran Khan attempting to influence polls: Modi

PTI New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a swipe at his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan over his claim that Indo-Pak peace talks will have a better chance if the BJP wins in Lok Sabha polls, saying it was an attempt by the former cricketer to influence the elections in India with his reverse swing. Modi also noted that ... Read More »

Congress resorting to lies on Modi’s affidavits: BJP

IANS New Delhi The BJP on Tuesday hit out at the Congress over its accusations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi about “omitting” certain details about his property in his affidavits, saying there was bankruptcy of issues in the opposition parties and the number of the amalgamated plot is different from the separate individual numbers. The party accused the Congress of ... Read More »

Rains, thunderstorm leave nearly 50 dead in 4 states

PTI Jaipur/Bhopal/Ahmedabad Nearly 50 people were killed as rains coupled with thunderstorm and lightning hit several parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra overnight, officials said Wednesday. The unseasonal rains and storm also caused damage to property and crops in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Rajasthan witnessed the maximum casualties with 21 people killed in rain-related incidents following by Madhya Pradesh ... Read More »

Only 42% of Nirbhaya fund released for projects since 2015

IANS New Delhi The Narendra Modi government at the Centre, which has been highly vocal about women security and empowerment, has failed to spend even half of the Nirbhaya Fund since 2015, government data revealed. As per the data, the corpus transferred to the Public Account for the Nirbhaya Fund up to 2018-19 was Rs 3,600 crore out of which ... Read More »