Lucknow boy weds Pakistan girl finally, couple thanks Sushma Swaraj

Despite frequent ceasefire violations and heavy exchange of fire with Pakistan forces on the international border and across Line of Control, Union minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj helped a Lucknow boy, living in the bylanes of Old City, tie the knot with his Pakistani fiancee last Friday.The...

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2 Bandhs In Karnataka In Next 2 Weeks Over Mahadayi Water Sharing Row: 10 Points

Pro-Kannada groups along with farmers have called for a statewide Karnataka bandh on January 25 to urge the central government to resolve the Mahadayi water dispute at the earliest. Another bandh on February 4, this time in Bengaluru, will coincide with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city...

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Even Congress should be ‘Congress-mukt’, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that even the Congress should be 'Congress-mukt' (free of Congress), that is, free of a culture that propagates ills like casteism, dynasty, and corruption."When I say Congress-free India, it's not related to election outcomes. I would want that even the Congress...

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“Celestial Gift” Lands In Gurgaon Village, Turns Out To Be Human Poop

A rumble in the sky and a loud thud a few seconds later shook villagers in Fazilpur Badli yesterday, leaving them wondering what had happened. Rajbir Yadav was in a wheat field when a "large rock" made its way to the ground, forming a one-foot crater. Was it a missile, a bomb or a meteor?A terrified,...

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Violent Protests In Gujarat Against Padmaavat, Minister Says “Natural”

Violent protests by members of the Rajput community against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's controversial period drama "Padmaavat" were witnessed across Gujarat on Sunday, with agitators damaging buses and blocking roads. Senior state minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said such protests were "natural"...

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Class 12 Student Shoots School Principal Dead In Haryana

A class 12 student of one of the leading schools of Haryana's Yamunanagar shot his principal dead because he had been recently suspended and expelled from the school.Principal Ritu Chhabra, 47, was shot at thrice at her chest, stomach and shoulder from a close range with a .32 bore gun by the student...

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Congress cannot be alternative to BJP till 2024: Prakash Ambedkar

The Congress lacks credibility and hence it won’t be able to provide an alternative to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) until the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh (BBMS) chief Prakash Ambedkar has said.The Dalit leader, who was speaking during a meet-the-press event of the Mumbai Marathi...

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In Bengaluru, 5,000 Armymen Fought Raging Fire At Bellandur Lake

At Bengaluru's 1,000-acre Bellandur Lake, infamous for pollution and toxic foam, a massive fire broke out this afternoon. It took more than 5,000 army personnel and fire-fighting equipment to bring the fire that raged for seven hours under control.Videos of the fire show thick black smoke rising in the sky above...

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Pune Techie, Wife And 4-Year-Old Child Found Dead At Home

An IT professional and his wife were allegedly found hanging, and their four-year-old son dead, inside their flat in Baner area in Pune on Friday.Police suspect that the couple might have committed suicide but are uncertain about the cause of the child's death, officials said.Police have identified the deceased...

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BJP releases pro-Hindutva video ahead of Karnataka polls, accuses Congress of ‘stealing saffron’

The ‘Hindu’ stamp on the BJP’s campaign for the upcoming Karnataka assembly election just got bolder.The party has released a 1:12-minute-long video accusing an unmentioned entity (referred to as “them”) of killing Hindus, and charging the Congress of “stealing the saffron colour”. The clip...

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