CPI targets PM for shielding Raje, Lalit Modi

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
CPI targets PM for shielding Raje, Lalit Modi
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Kumar Anjan on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image is getting tarnished with the move to shield External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the controversy surrounding former IPL chairman...

Kerala bypoll: Record 77.35 per cent voters exercise franchise

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
Thiruvananthapuram: An estimated 77.35 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the Aruvikkara Assembly seat bypoll, which saw ruling Congress-led UDF and opposition CPI(M)-headed LDF locked in a fierce battle. In the final count released by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, the polling...

Need to maintain probity in public life, I resigned after Hawala scam: LK Advani

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
Need to maintain probity in public life, I resigned after Hawala scam: LK Advani
New Delhi: In a veiled message to the Modi government in the wake of the controversy over Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje, BJP patriarch LK Advani on Saturday said there is a need to maintain probity in public life and recalled how he resigned soon after his name cropped up in the Hawala scam. Advani...

Indian Army, Meghalaya Police conduct joint operation; 2 AMEF militants killed

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
Shillong: Two Achik Matgrik Elite Force (AMEF) militants were killed in a joint operation along the by Indian Army and Meghalaya Police in the North Garo Hills district on Sunday The AMEF militants were killed in an ambush along the Assam-Meghalaya border after Army received intelligence inputs. Two...

IMD forecasts less than normal rainfall in July, August

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
New Delhi: Notwithstanding the plentiful rainfall in June, the weatherman has forecast less than normal precipitation over the next two months and advised the Agriculture Ministry to keep ready a contingency plan. According to Laxman Singh Rathore, Director General of the India Meteorological Department...

Lalit Modi drops another bombshell, names three cricketers bribed by bookie

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
New Delhi: Controversial former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi has alleged that two leading Indian cricketers and a West Indian player had been bribed by an Indian real estate tycoon, who is also a bookmaker. London-based Modi tweeted a letter he claims to have written to International...

‘Mann ki Baat': Yoga connected people across the world, says PM Modi

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
Modi concludes his address. Will meet you next time for next ‘Mann Ki Baat’. Keep sending photos on #Incredible India. Enjoy the rains and make Yoga part of your lives as it will surely benefit you. The best lines and selfies will be posted by me also. I urge you to take a selfie with daughter...

Agricultural revolution can take place in UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, says PM Modi

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday visit Ranchi and Varanasi to inaugurate various development projects in the two cities. The way we get ill sometimes, our motherland also gets ill at times: PM We have already seen one agriculture revolution. We need one more agriculture revolution...

Congress bereft of agenda concerning people, alleges BJP

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the Congress party is bereft of an agenda that concerns the people of the country, claiming that the grand old party only believes in addressing five press conferences a day. The Congress is completely desperate. It has no agenda that concerns the...

Quake hits Assam and Bengal, two injured

Published on Jun 28 2015 // India
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Sunday left two people injured in Assam’s Kokrajhar district. The temblor also hit north Bengal but there was no report of any injury or damage to property. The quake, having its epicentre about 20 km north of Assam’s Basugaon town, occurred at 6.35 a.m. and...

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