Woman throws speech-disabled child into crocodile infested river in Karnataka

UTTARA KANNADA (KARNATAKA): A 26-year-old woman allegedly threw her six-year-old disabled son into a crocodile infested river at Dandeli taluk in this district following a quarrel with her husband, police said on Sunday. The couple often fought with each other over the condition of their elder son, who is speech-disabled since birth. They have another […]

Bilawal likely to replace Ishaq Dar as Pakistan’s foreign minister: Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari is likely to make a comeback for another stint as his Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) were close to finalising a power-sharing deal. If the insiders are to be believed, Bilawal would join the cabinet of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif as foreign minister, […]

BJP will ensure reservation for SC, ST, OBC: Amit Shah

HYDERABAD: Reservations for SC, ST, OBCs would not end as long as there is even one BJP MP in Parliament, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. Shah, who addressed election rallies at Kagaznagar and Nizamabad in Telangana, said Congress fights elections on the basis of lies and referred to the grand old party’s […]

Former Delhi Cong leaders, including Arvinder Singh Lovely, join BJP

NEW DELHI: Former Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely joined the BJP on Saturday along with a few other leaders, including former city government minister Raj Kumar Chauhan and former MLAs Neeraj Basoya and Naseeb Singh. All the former Congress leaders slammed the opposition party’s alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi for […]

All those who indulged in corruption will face legal action in next five years: PM Modi

SISAI (JHARKHAND): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the NDA government has “unmasked” corrupt forces, and all those who indulged in corruption would face action under law in the next five years. Hitting out at jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren without taking his name, Modi said leaders of the Congress and the […]

Building, car of alleged drug peddler attached in J-K’s Rajouri

Rajouri JAMMU: A multi-storey business establishment and a vehicle, both together worth more than Rs 1.80 crore, owned by an alleged drug peddler, were attached in Rajouri district on Saturday, police said. Vikal Chogga, who was booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act last year, had illegally acquired the property by selling […]

INDIA bloc PM will be first among equals, all oppn parties will join hands after polls: Shashi Tharoor

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties, campaigning together or against each other, will join hands after the Lok Sabha polls, says Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, asserting that the people will get a prime minister who is first among equals and listens to others with an INDIA bloc coalition government. Including the Trinamool Congress in his argument on […]

Rahul files nomination from Rae Bareli, BJP mocks him for ‘fleeing’ from Amethi

Rahul files nomination from Rae Bareli, BJP mocks him for ‘fleeing’ from Amethi

RAE BARELI/NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi filed his papers from Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli constituency on Friday, barely an hour before nominations closed for the Lok Sabha seat. Earlier, in the morning, the Congress ended the suspense over Amethi and Rae Bareli, announcing his candidature from the seat held by his mother Sonia Gandhi […]

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