Youth flee villages in Bulandshahr to avoid police probe

Bulands hahr: Fear stalks the villages of Mahav, Chingrawathi and Nayabans, situated roughly around an 8 km radius from the site of the December 3 Bulandshahr incident. Youth have disappeared from these villages and only the aged and women are left behind. It may be recalled that on December 3, cow carcasses were found in […]

BJP files caveat in SC over ‘rath yatra’ in WB

KOLKATA: The West Bengal BJP Sunday said it had filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to ensure that it got a hearing in case the state government moved the apex court against the Calcutta High Court verdict on the party’s proposed “rath yatra”. “We have filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to ensure […]

Australia awards scholarships to 6 students to study in India

New Delhi: The Australian government has awarded New Colombo Plan scholarships to six of Australian undergraduates to live, study and gain work experience in India in 2019, Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu said. “The New Colombo Plan is a long-term investment in our relationship with India. We are sending some of our most […]

Large number of Muslim women likely to go to Haj without ‘Mehram’ in 2019: Naqvi

Large number of Muslim women likely to go to Haj without ‘Mehram’ in 2019: Naqvi

New Delhi: A large number of Muslim women are likely to go to Haj without ‘Mehram’ (male companion) next year, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Sunday. Naqvi, while chairing a meeting here with representatives of organisations associated with Haj, said that Haj Committee of India has received more than 2,23,000 applications for Haj […]

Modi is behaving like Tughlaq, Yogi Adityanath like Aurangzeb, says Congress’ Randeep Surjewala

Modi is behaving like Tughlaq, Yogi Adityanath like Aurangzeb, says Congress’ Randeep Surjewala

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday attacked Yogi Adityanath over Hindu Yuva Vahini’s reported announcement of Rs 10 million bounty on Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s head, alleging that the Uttar Pradesh chief minister was behaving like “Aurangzeb”, and asked whether a “Talibani system” will prevail in the country. The Hindu Yuva Vahini, a right-wing […]